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Troy Gaines

Troy GainesGraveside services for Troy Gene Gaines, age 90 of Mount Pleasant, formerly of Red River County, were Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017 at Fairview Cemetery in Hagansport with Ronnie Franks officiating.

Honorary pallbearers were his grandsons, Andrew Gaines, Caleb Gaines, Christopher Gaines, Joseph Gaines, Joshua Gaines, Jessie Ross, and Timothy Ross.
Mr. Gaines was born Feb. 5, 1927 in Deport, Tex. to Forrest Belton and Sallie McLemore Gaines. He married Nora June Steeley on June 12, 1950. She was his partner in life for more than 60 years. They raised nine children, scores of grandchildren, and great grandchildren before she preceded him in death on April 16, 2010.
He was a longtime resident of Red River County and attended the Albion Full Gospel Church in Red River County.
Mr. Gaines died Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 at Titus Regional Medical Center in Mount Pleasant. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Brenda Bates; two sons, Coy Gaines and Gary Gaines; and by a host of brothers and sisters.
He is survived by five sons, Roger Gaines, and wife Teresa, of Deport, Delbert Gaines, and wife Annie, of Clarksville, Danny Gaines, and wife Zelpha, of Millerton, Okla., Kenny Gaines, and wife Karen, of Garvin, Okla., and Claydus Gaines, and wife Jackie, of Idabel, Okla.; one daughter, Nancy Swanson, and husband Mike, of Pickton; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren and other relatives and very special friends.