Kelly Rains

Kelly Rains

Kelly Rains, 53, of Jonesboro, died Sunday, Aug. 28, 2022, at her home. 

She was born on July 31, 1969, in Cape Girardeau, the daughter of Norman and Mary Hartline Poole. 

She married Thomas Rains on April 11, 1992, at the Jonesboro Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband, Thomas Rains of Jonesboro; children Kaelie Rains of Anna, Tre Rains of Jonesboro and Braeden Rains of Jonesboro; granddaughter Jacie Winter; brothers Robert (Joy) Poole of Jonesboro, Mike Poole of Carbondale and Neil Poole of Jonesboro; sister Dianne Smith of Jonesboro; other relatives and friends. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Vicki Pamela Poole; and a brother, Kerry Coffman. 

She loved couponing. She loved her family dearly and especially enjoyed spending time with her granddaughter.

A celebration of her life will be held at 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, at Hope Church in Anna, with Pastor Darrell Coleson officiating.

To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit 

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro is in charge of arrangements.

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