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Obituary for Shirley V. Watkins Gaines

Shirley V. Watkins Gaines, 82, of Plainfield, NJ, passed away peacefully Tuesday, June 20, 2017, after a brief illness. She was born December 24, 1934 in Plainfield, daughter of the late Nancy Elizabeth and William James Watkins. Shirley graduated from Plainfield High School and retired from the Plainfield Board of Education after many years of service.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry L. Gaines, Jr, brothers, Harold Brinkley, Donald Watkins, James W. Watkins, sister, Patricia A. Watkins and son, Brian R. Watkins.

Shirley leaves to cherish her memory her loving daughters and son, Caron Barclay (Anthony), Tracy Tartt (Rodney), Wendy David (Rawle) and Leonard Gaines (Mary); and special niece, Deborah Gaines and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and family.

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Visitation

Sunday

25

Jun

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Brown's Funeral Home

122 Plainfield Avenue
Plainfield, NJ 07060

Visitation

Monday

26

Jun

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
St. Mark's Episcopal Church

1430 Park Avenue
Plainfield, NJ 07060

Service

Monday

26

Jun

11:00 AM
St. Mark's Episcopal Church

1430 Park Avenue
Plainfield, NJ 07060

cemetery

Monday

26

Jun

Hillside Cemetery

1401 Woodland Ave,
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

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