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Mary Alice Rainey

Memphis, tn

Mary Alice Rainey (known by all as Babe) of Memphis, Tennessee, passed away Wednesday, October 4, 2017. She was born in Newark, New Jersey, March 6, 1947. Babe graduated from Sacred Heart High School in 1965 and married James Douglas Rainey. She was active in the Cub Scout and Boy Scouting programs in the old Northeast District of the Chickasaw Council. She led many Day Camp programs, chaired Council Pow Wow events, and gave great encouragement to both boys and adults in their Scouting life. Babe's greatest joy was taking care of Dr. Crisler's patients from 1993 to 2016. The children knew that at the end of their visit they got a treat from Babe's basket. Babe also enjoyed spending her time with the elderly as a Eucharistic Minister for Holy Spirit Catholic Church. She is survived by her sister Elizabeth Stima O'Brian, her husband James Douglas Rainey and her children Jim Rainey, Michael John Rainey and Alice Rainey Berry and her grandchildren Steven, Christopher, Alex,Grace, Reece, Sandra, Zeus, Samuel and Solomon. A Funeral Mass, said by Father Al Kirk, will be held for Babe at 10 a.m., Friday, October 13 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Babe will be laid to rest in Walnut Grove Cemetery in Bolivar, Tennessee. Memorials may be made to the at www.alz.org. Family Funeral Care, 4925 Summer Avenue has charge.
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Oct. 11, 2017
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