Jacqueline L. Rains

Jacqueline L. Rains, age 60 of Carlyle, passed away on Sunday, March 20, 2016, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese.

Jackie was born on July 9, 1955, in Murphysboro, Illinois, a daughter of Melvin Morber and Betty Cluster. She married Donald Rains in Murphysboro, and he survives in Carlyle.

Mrs. Rains is also survived by her daughter – Skye Smith of Memphis, Tennessee; 3 grandchildren – Dawson Robb, Asa Green, and Cohen Green; a sister – Jeannie Morber of Granite City; a step-brother – Michael Morber and wife Laura of Murphysboro and a step-sister – Sandra Stroud and husband Shane of Murphysboro.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a step-brother – Gary.

Jackie worked in the fabrics department, as a cashier, and in customer service at Walmart in Carlyle. She was a faithful Bible reader, and enjoyed arts and crafts, gardening, yardwork and spending time with her grandchildren. Jackie was young at heart and full of life, and always giving her time to help others.

A funeral service will be held at 12:00 Noon on Saturday, March 26, 2016, at Zieren Funeral Home in Carlyle. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Saturday from 10:00 A.M. until service time. The family suggests memorial donations in her honor be made to her grandchildren and they will be received at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.zierenfuneralhome.com.

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