Louise “Weezey” Gainey, 65, of Taylor died on Friday, November 2, 2012 at her home. She was born in Lake City in 1947 to the late Eullie W. Richardson and Edith L. Taylor Richardson. Mrs. Gainey was a lifelong resident of Baker County and retired in 2011 from American Enterprise Bank in Macclenny. She was a member of the Taylor Church and enjoyed singing at church, collecting dolls and spending time with her friends and family. She was preceded in death by her son Kenneth M. “Mike” Gainey Sr.; brothers Edwin Richardson and Raymond Richardson; sisters Shirley Smith, Voncille Richardson and Mary Louise Richardson.Survivors include her husband of 48 years, Arvie M. “Chuck” Gainey and son Greg Gainey (Janice), both of Taylor; brothers Melvin Richardson of Savannah and Marvin “Bud” Richardson (Vickie) of Cincinatti, OH; sisters Helen Byrd (Schell) of Glen St. Mary and Judy Crews (Buddy) of the Georgia Bend; grandchildren Kenneth M. Gainey Jr. and Gage Gainey of Taylor, Gabriel Johnson of Daytona, Tommy Walton (Casey) of Macclenny and Mandy Combs (Randy) of Atlanta; nine great-grandchildren.
The funeral service for Mrs. Gainey was held on Monday, November 5 at 11 am at her church with Revs. Mark Woods and Jim Cox officiating. Interment followed at Taylor Cemetery. Guerry Funeral Home of Macclenny was in charge of arrangements.