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Edward Elmo Gaines Sr.

May 22, 1948 - December 5, 2022

Edward Elmo Gaines Sr., 74, of Madison Heights, passed away on Monday, December 5, 2022.

Edward was born on May 22, 1948, to the late Edward William Gaines and Mary Giles Gaines. He is proceeded in death by one daughter, Stacey Gillespie, and one granddaughter, Casey Gaines.

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 50 years Florence Gaines; six children: Keith Meade, Edward Gaines Jr, Trevina Love, Travis Gaines, Tyrese Gaines and Sanobra Gaines; and three grandsons Tyler Gaines, Kai Gaines and Brayden Gaines-Love.

A visitation will be Friday, December 16, 2022, from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg Chapel. A Celebration of Life will be Saturday, December 17, 2022, at 12:30 P.M. at Oak Hill Baptist Church, Roseland, Virginia, with interment in the Church Cemetery.

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Madison Heights, is assisting the family.

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Thoughts and prayers for the family.

Posted by James Berryman on December 17, 2022

Thoughts and prayers for the family. ELMO was a great co-worker. R.I.P Elmo.

Posted by Diane Smith on December 16, 2022

To the family of "Elmo" Gaines, Lauren and I send our sincere condolences to e entire family. We pray that you find peace in knowing that Elmo is now in a safe and comfortable place , joining his parents, his sister Juliette, and other family. We send love to you all. God be with you all. Alfred and Lauren

Posted by Alfred & Lauren Carter on December 15, 2022

Our sincere sympathy and love to the family of Elmo. May God keep you all in his tender care and feel confident knowing Elmo is Allright. 🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽

Posted by Lloyd and Joyce Gray on December 14, 2022

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