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It is with deep sadness to announce the passing of Mrs. Linda Rains of Athens, Texas. She was a strong, kind, and caring person throughout her life. Mrs. Rains passed away on Friday, October 14, 2016, at the age of 68, after a long battle with cancer. She is survived by her mother, Violet Tindall; her brother, Brady Tindall; her daughter & son-in-law, Gail & Troy Mouser all of Athens, TX; her sons and daughter-in-laws, Michael & Katka Rains of Danville, CA; and James & Tabitha Rains of Jacksonville, FL; her five grandchildren: Christina Omoso, Eileen Bell, Nicholas Ladell-Ferguson, Madelaine Rains, and Ella Rains; and her two great grandchildren: Richard Andrews and Gregory Omoso. She is preceded by her husband, Thomas L. Rains; her sister, Rhonda May; and her brother, Jeff Frankum.

Memorial service will be on Monday, October 31, 2016, at 10 a.m. at the Dallas/Fort Worth National Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Pkwy, Dallas, Texas. Attendees will need to arrive by 9:45 am and line up in Lane C.

There will be a reception from 2:00 - 3:30 pm at Linda's home in Athens, Texas.

The family has asked that in lieu of flowers, donations can be made in the name of Linda Rains to Windridge Therapeutic Equestrian Center, P.O. Box 5932, Longview, Texas 75608.
Published on October 25, 2016
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