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Emma Jean (Smith) Rainwater

November 10, 1925 ~ January 27, 2024 (age 98) 98 Years Old
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Emma Jean Rainwater Obituary

Funeral services for Emma Jean Rainwater, 98, of Horn Lake, MS formerly of Rayville, LA will be held at11:00 AM, Saturday, February 17, 2024 at Brown-Holley Funeral Chapel, Rayville, LA with Bro. Charles Ellzey officiating. Interment will be in the Christ Church Cemetery, Bastrop, LA under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home, Rayville, LA.

Jean was born November 10, 1925, in Nettleton, MS and passed away Saturday, January 27, 2024 in Horn Lake, MS after a lengthy illness.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Rethie and Fredric Josephus Smith; husband, Willie B. Gall; daughter, Peggy Ann Manning; son, Philmore Charles Gall; brothers, Clifford Smith and Dub Smith; sisters, Gillie Mae Downs and Sally Hood; and grandson, Peter Manning.

Survivors include her son, Little Bill Gall and wife, Agnes of Horn Lake, MS. Grandchildren, Barney Robertson (Sandy), Laurel Ellis (Guy), Paul Manning (Amy), Bobbie Bailey, and Chris Lane (Marcie). Great grandchildren, Sarah Boyles (Josh), Claudia Manning (Raul), Joshua Monaghan (Melissa), Matthew Monaghan, Heather Manning, and Gwen Manning. Great-great grandchildren, Maddie Monaghan, Katie Monaghan, LJ Monaghan, Arthur Boyles; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be grandsons, Barney Robertson, Paul Manning, great grandson, Joshua Monaghan, nephews, Jeff Sanders, Guy Ellis, and family friend, Tommy Canton.

Visitation will be 4:30 PM until 6:30 PM, Friday, February 16, 2024 at Brown-Holley Funeral Chapel, Rayville, LA.

In lieu of flowers, family request donations be made to the Louisiana Baptist Children’s Home, Monroe, LA.

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February 16, 2024

4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Brown-Holley Funeral Home
603 Francis St.
Rayville, LA 71269

Funeral Service
February 17, 2024

11:00 AM
Brown-Holley Funeral Home
603 Francis St.
Rayville, LA 71269


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