Glenda Ruth "Toni" Gaines, 87, Magnolia passed away Friday, March 20, 2020, at Magnolia Regional Medical Center in Magnolia.
Ms. Gaines was born August 29, 1932 in Springhill, LA to Robert Gilbert and Stella Johnson-Gilbert.
She joined Rocky Mountain Baptist Church at an early age.
Ms. Gaines was preceded in death by her parents; and two sisters, Janell Hicks and Arlean Seamster.
Cherished memories remain with three daughters, Evelyn Grant (Wayne, a special son-in-law), Diane Anderson and Ivie Ann Gaines, all of Magnolia; three sons, Clarence Wise (Dorothy) and James Gaines (Lisa) all of Magnolia, and Earl Harris of San Antonio; two sisters, Gloria Dean Grissom of Stamps and Bertha Lee Gilbert of Springhill, LA; and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren, special nieces and nephews, relatives and friends.
A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 27, 2020 at R.L. Reed Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at 23rd Psalms Cemetery under the direction of R.L. Reed Funeral Home, LLC. in Magnolia.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. Friday until service time at Reed Funeral Home of Magnolia.