COLEMAN — A celebration of the life for Lavera J. “Granny” Gaines, 93, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5 at the Coleman City Cemetery Pavilion, under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home of Coleman.

She moved to her heavenly home on Jan. 2, 2019.

She was born in Coleman in November of 1925 to Gerald Kenneth Johnson and Dora Jane Johnson. She married her childhood best friend, Dr. Charles R. Gaines

Survivors include children, Charlie Gaines and wife Carolyn Keenan of Houston, Linda Burge and husband Virgil Burge of Sonora, Bob Gaines and wife Debbie Gaines of St. Lawrence, and Janie Porter and husband Richard Porter of Sweetwater; and grandchildren and great-grandchildren who all love her dearly.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Charles R. Gaines; mother, Dora Jane Johnson; and father, Gerald Kenneth Johnson.