Nathaniel Edward Raine

November 10, 1942 ~ December 8, 2020 (age 78)


Nathaniel Edward Raine, a native and resident of the Indian Ridge Community in Whatley, AL entered into eternity on December 8, 2020 while at the Grove Hill Memorial Hospital in Grove Hill, AL. Born November 10, 1942 to John and Annie Lou Creighton Raine, he was 78.

Nathaniel united early in life with the Indian Ridge Baptist Church in Whatley, AL, where he loved singing in the choir. Employed with Dumas Church Furniture in Grove Hill, AL for 42 years, he loved designing and building church pulpits. He was the community barber and carpenter. Also sitting on the porch playing with his grandchildren brought him great joy.

Preceding him in death were his parents, John and Annie Lou Raine; a grandson, Justin Smith; a great granddaughter, Rylan Noelle Campbell; and two sisters, Johnnie Lou Raine and Mattie Pearl Harris.

Left to forever cherish his precious memories are his loving wife of 54 years, Bernice T. Raine, Whatley, AL; four sons, Nathan (Hildegard) Raine, Killeen, TX, John (Melissa) Raine, Whatley, AL, Thaddeus (Jennifer) Raine, Grove Hill, AL, and Edward Raine, Whatley, AL; two daughters, Tabatha (Taft) Moore, Grove Hill, AL, and Tyronda (K. C.) Irby, Birmingham, AL; a devoted sister-in-law, Jettie M. Cade; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

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Public Viewing
December 11, 2020

1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Jackson Memorial Funeral Home
203 E. Ross Street
Jackson, AL 36545

Graveside Service
December 12, 2020

12:00 PM
Indian Ridge Baptist Church
8 Indian Ridge Road
Whatley, Alabama 36482

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