November 5, 1933 – July 22, 2015
Mr. Gainous was born on November 5, 1933, in Cairo, GA, to the late Cecil Gainous and Ruth Logue Gainous. He served his country in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict. He was married to Virginia Logue Gainous, who preceded him in death on January 16, 2006. He was an electrical superintendent with Tropicana Products, Inc. He attended Cairo Church of God.
Survivors include: his children, Susan Fowler of Thomasville, GA, Michael Mayer (Teri) of Bradenton, FL, Neil Mayer (Mary) of Whigham, GA, Teddy Jacobs of Bradenton, FL, and Gina Owens of Bradenton, FL; sister, Judy Barrett (Howard) of Cairo, GA; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by: his parents; wife; brother, Jimmy Gainous.
Memorials may be made in Mr. Gainous’ memory to: Archbold Foundation, Attention Vann Middleton, designate Hospice of Southwest Georgia, 910 S. Broad St., Thomasville, GA 31792; or Cairo Church of God, 301 Livestock Pavilion Rd., Cairo, GA 39828