Virginia B. Gaines (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest Saturday, October 11, 2008, Mrs. Virginia B. Gaines, 85, wife of the late Robert John Gaines and mother of Bobbye V. Gaines and John E. Gaines. Mrs. Gaines had lived in Augusta since 1960. She was the former Vice President of the R.J. Gaines Construction Co. and was principle partner of Gaines Properties. She was a member of the Hopewell Chapter of the Eastern Star and former member of the Civic Women's Club and an Augusta Garden Club. Mrs. Gaines was a member of the First Baptist Church of Augusta. Family members in addition to her children include her daughter-in- law: Mary Gaines of Santa Maria, CA; granddaughters: Christa and Tiffany Gaines; sister: Catherine Craig of Knoxville, TN; nieces: Jimmie Bayless, Dee Dee Anderson and nephew: Jack Buchanan. Mrs. Gaines was preceded in death by her brother: Charles J. Buchanan. Graveside services will be held Wednesday, October 15, 2008 at 2:00 P.M. in Hillcrest Memorial Park with Dr. Greg DeLoach officiating. The family will receive friends after the service at the graveside. Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-October 14, 2008