Terry Eugene "Cotton" Gaines
Terry Eugene Gaines, "Cotton", was called home by the Lord on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 at 5:40 a.m. at St. John's Hospice.
The son of Dr. Sam and Doloris Gaines, Terry also leaves behind a daughter, Briana Gaines; son, Darius Ousley; long-time companion, Della Ousley; sister, Roberta Gaines; brother, Michael (Shalonda) Gaines; sister, Eulette Gaines; brother, Samuel Gaines; sister, Samantha Gaines; and a host of uncles, aunts, nieces, cousins, relatives, and friends.
A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at Union Baptist Church, 1405 E. Monroe St., Springfield, IL. Services will begin at 11 a.m. with wake beginning one hour prior. Pastor Roy Newman, of Fresh Visions Community Church, will deliver the eulogy; T. Ray McJunkins, Senior Pastor of Union Baptist Church, presiding.
James D. Memorial Chapel, Springfield, is in charge of arrangements.