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Ima Jean Raines

May 18, 1934 April 8, 2019
Ima Jean Raines
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Mrs. Ima Jean Wilder Raines, 84, of Nickville Road, Dewy Rose, wife of 46 years to the late Lorton Ducworth Raines, entered into rest on Monday, April 8, 2019, at Elbert Memorial Hospital.

Mrs. Raines was born in Elbert County on May 18, 1934, daughter of the late Clarence Leonard Wilder and Ruby Jane Anderson Wilder. She was a homemaker and a member of Deep Creek Baptist Church. “Nana”, as she was known to her family, enjoyed the mountains and putting together puzzles.

Survivors include her daughters: Martha Cromer, Susan Webb, Annette Lovin, Pam Chandler, and Cathy Dennis; siblings: Betty Looney, Melethea Fleming, Virginia Richey, Madgalene Harris, Juanita Scruton, Rebecca Vickery, David Wilder, and Julian Wilder; thirteen grandchildren; twenty one great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by her son, Eddie Williams and sister, Stella Wilson.

Funeral services celebrating her life will be held on Sunday, April 14, at 2 o’clock at Deep Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Tim Adams and Eric Lovin officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

The family is at the residence of Pam and Raymond Chandler, 1660 Cromer Road, Elberton, and will receive friends at Berry Funeral Home from 5:00-7:00p.m. on Saturday evening.

Flowers are accepted and contributions may be made in her memory to SpiritLed Expeditions, 1776 Dickerson Road, Elberton, Georgia 30635.

Those wishing may sign the online guestbook at

Berry Funeral Home & Crematory of Elberton is respectfully in charge of arrangements for Mrs. Ima Jean Wilder Raines.

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5:00 PM 4/13/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 4/13/2019 7:00:00 PM
Berry Funeral Home & Crematory

1265 Washington Highway
Elberton, GA 30635

Berry Funeral Home & Crematory
1265 Washington Highway Elberton 30635 GA
United States





2:00 PM 4/14/2019 2:00:00 PM
Deep Creek Baptist Church

2335 Deep Creek Road

Deep Creek Baptist Church
2335 Deep Creek Road DEWY ROSE 30634 GA
United States

Cemetery Details


Deep Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

2335 Nickville Road

2335 Nickville Road DEWY ROSE 30643 GA
United States

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