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Marjorie L. Gaines

January 3, 1926 - October 7, 2007

SPRINGFIELD – Marjorie L. Gaines, 81, a lifelong resident of Springfield, died at 3:22 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, 2007, at St. John’s Hospital.

She was born Jan. 3, 1926, in Auburn, the daughter of Estell I. and Mildred M. Cooley Marr. She married Leo W. Gaines on Oct. 10, 1944. Her parents and grandson, Brian Robinson, preceded her in death.

Mrs. Gaines was an Avon representative and retired from the city treasurer’s office in 1983.

She was a member of VFW Auxiliary Post 755.

Surviving are her husband, Leo Gaines; a daughter, Sharon Lee Robinson of Warner Robins, Ga.; a son, Wayne Allen (wife, Donna) Gaines of Pacific, Mo.; a granddaughter, Dawn Renee Brumfield; and five great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2007, at Staab Funeral Home. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Staab Funeral Home, with Vaughn Beeman officiating. Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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