Max Raines, of Beverly, Mass., died Sunday, February 17, 2013 at the Ledgewood Skilled Nursing Center.
Max was born May 29, 1932 in Cullman to Bertha Garrison Raines and William Auzie Raines. The family settled in Nashville, Tenn. where they owned and operating a small chain of shoe repair enterprises – Raines Shoe Hospitals. He graduated from Nashville’s West End High School in 1950 where he met his future wife, Hattie Wyatt Caraway Griffith. Both Max and Caraway attended Vanderbilt University and married in 1951.
Max and family relocated briefly to Owensboro, Ky. and then to Clarksville, Tenn. There he continued in the family business tradition and managed two shoe repair shops. In the early 1970s Max sold the businesses and began working for Acme Boots headquartered in Clarksville. In 1977 Max and family relocated to the North Shore where he was employed by The United Shoe Machinery Corporation, Beverly. They lived in Salem.
Max and family were long-time members of the First Baptist Church of Beverly where he was extremely active, serving in virtually every lay member capacity from usher to deacon.
Max is survived by his sister, Evelyn Clark and family, two sons, Charles Raines, David Raines and spouse, a daughter Carole Raines Rhea and spouse and three grandchildren, Jed, Michael-Max and Kyle. His wife, Caraway, died in 2006.
Funeral Services will be held at the First Baptist Church, 221 Cabot Street, Beverly, Mass. on Friday, February 22, 2013 at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Burial will be in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts in Max’s memory may be sent to The First Baptist Church of Beverly, 221 Cabot Street, Beverly, MA 01915. Arrangements by the Campbell-Lee, Moody Russell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot Street, Beverly. Information, directions, condolences at www.campbellfuneral.com.
Dr. William Seay
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Jerry Wayne Moore
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Pamela Carter Sanderson
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Edith Wilkins Farmer
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Frances Britt Smith
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William Ross Baker
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Arrests, incidents reports for July 25-27, 2014
Here is a look at the incidents that were reported to the Cullman City Police Department for Friday, Saturday and Sunday:
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Carlton Eugene Stafford
Carlton Eugene Stafford, 82, of Cullman passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Cullman Regional Medical Center. He was born April 14, 1932, James and Mary Katherine Brown Stafford. Mr. Stafford was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He was the original owner of Carlton’s restaurant.
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