Funeral services for Mr. Sammie Raines are scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17 at the Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Elder Buster Drennon officiating.
Interment will follow at Bethlehem Cemetery in the Tuckers Crossroads community.
The family will receive friends Thursday between the hours of 12 Noon - 8 p.m. and Friday after 10 a.m. at Ligon & Bobo.
Mr. Raines, age 80, of Lebanon passed away Monday, Feb. 13, 2012, at his home.
Born December 6, 1931, in Macon County, he was the son of the late Bud Alexander Raines and Emily Key Raines.
He was a retired brick layer and attended Town Creek Missionary Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Bunia Anderson and Lexie Fish, a brother, Robert J. Robinson; and two nephews James and Marvin Pharris.
He is survived by his wife of over 52 years, Carolyn Smithwick Raines; three children Connice (Elder Buster) Drennon; Elder Danny (Marsha) Raines and Doug (Anna) Raines -- all of Lebanon; four sisters Virgie Pharris; Dean (Jackie) Phillips and Hazel Davenport -- all of Lebanon; Louise Otto of Smyrna; two brothers Chanie Raines and Jimmy Raines -- both of Lebanon.; six grandchildren, Julie (Jason) Toporowski, Jeremy (Heather) Drennon, Jennifer Raines, Austin Raines, Brett Raines and Brady Raines; five great grandchildren, Emily, Ryan and Kyle Toporowski, Easton and Callie Drennon.
Honorary pallbearers: Town Creek Missionary Baptist Church, Suncrest Home Health, Odyssey Hospice, Crooks Auto, Shortys Wrecker Service, Jennifer Petty and Staff, and Wilson County Derby Drivers.
Active pallbearers: Scotty Hight, Chris Craighead, Roger Tippett, Michael Drennon, Jason Drennon, Bobby Joe Reed, Mickey Wainscott and Johnny Williams.
Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home of Lebanon is in charge of arrangements.