JOHNSTOWN — GAINES – Beverly Grace, 72, Johnstown, died March 25, 2014. Born April 19, 1941, in Johnstown, to the late Emery, Sr. and Luminary (Holiday) Whitlow. Preceded in death by daughter, Dr. Tracy P. Gaines-Jeffries, and brothers, Michael and Anthony. Survived by her soulmate, David Harold Gaines, whom she married in 1965, and they lived together for their entire marriage in Johnstown. Beverly also is survived by children, Sheri Renee Charles, Virginia; Tina Louise Butler, Virginia; David Harold Gaines Jr., and wife, Leona, New Jersey; Dennis Anthony Gaines, and wife, Stacey, Virginia; and Dion Michael Gaines, and wife, Lora, Virginia; 13 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother, Emery Jr., and wife, Peggy, Illinois; and former son-in-law, Brian Jeffries. Beverly was a graduate of Greater Johnstown High School. She was an active member of St. James Baptist Church. Beverly passionately served as a Women’s Auxiliary member in the 1980’s, which helped to promote various community goals of the NAACP in Johnstown. She also loved to travel with her husband, and enjoyed bowling with the Rock and Rollers Bowling League year after year. Friends received from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Picking- Treece-Bennett Mortuary Inc., 921 Menoher Blvd., where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, the Rev. Julius Porcher, officiating. Interment, Benshoff Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to David H. Gaines Sr. (ptbmortuary.com)
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