Maude Elizabeth Clark Gaines 1912 - 2008 Marion
Peabody - Services for Maude Elizabeth Clark Gaines, 96, Marion, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Peabody United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Summit Cemetery in rural Burns.Mrs. Gaines died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008, at St. Luke Hospital in Marion.She was born March 16, 1912, in Burns, the daughter of George Clark and Ida Roberts.She was a farm wife and homemaker.She married Ronald Gaines on March 30, 1940. He preceded her in death.Also preceding her in death were her parents, two grandsons, two sons-in-law and three brothers.Survivors include two sons, Ronnie Gaines, Burns, and Herbert Gaines, Cassoday; four daughters, Sally Abel, Perry, Jean Gaines, Holton, Vicki Gantz, Perry, and Shelley Harper, Inman; two brothers, Wilbur Clark and Gordon Clark, both of El Dorado; four sisters, Margaret Matz, Peabody, Norma Riggs, Marion, Joyce Barther, Wichita, and Sherol Nightengale, Burns; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the church, where the family will receive them from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.Memorials may be sent to Summit Methodist Church, sent in care of Baker Funeral Home, 114 N. Sycamore St., Peabody, KS 66866.