Debra Kay Gainey, 50, of Macclenny died on Thursday, October 4, 2012 at home surrounded by her family. She was born and raised in Baker County and was a graduate of Baker County High School, Class of 1980. Ms. Gainey was the daughter of the late J.D. Gatlin and Frances Wilkerson Gatlin Crews. She was a certified nursing assistant and retired in November, 2011 after 15 years at the Northeast Florida State Hospital.Ms. Gainey was raised in the Church of Christ and enjoyed reading, sewing, playing video games and traveling to the mountains. She was preceded in death by her father Jeff Crews, husband Johnny Gainey and brother Lamar Crews.
Survivors include her son Shaun Gainey; brother David Gatlin; sister Marilyn Turk; sister-in-law Mary Thomas, all of Macclenny; four grandchildren; four nephews; and two nieces.
A memorial service for Ms. Gainey was held October 8 at 6 pm in the chapel of Guerry Funeral Home in Macclenny with Rev. Jerry Hilliard officiating.