Former Hayden resident Carol S. Rains died March 24, 2004, at her home in Russellville, Ark. She was 69.
Carol was born Aug. 2, 1934, in Carterville, Ill., to Milo Earnest and Mayme Florence Halstead.
She married Kenneth Burton Rains on July 12, 1952, in Carterville. Carol was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Hayden.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two infant daughters, Linda Rashall and Judith Ann Rains; one infant son, Bryan Eugene Rains; five sisters and one brother.
Carol is survived by her husband of 51 years, Kenneth Rains; a son, Randy Rains and his wife, Deborah, of Dover, Ark.; four daughters, Tamara Bentrott and her husband, Jerry, of Colorado Springs, Kala Kiley and her husband Roger of Spring Valley, Calif., Judy Snyder and her husband Jerome of Atkins, Ark., and Rebecca Clark and her husband, David, of Topeka, Kan.; a brother, Harold Halstead and his wife, Norma, of Carterville, Ill.; two sisters, Naomi Anderson and her husband, Andy, of Venice, Fla., and Maxine Basler and her husband, Rolla, of Marion, Ill.; nine grandchildren; three sisters-in-law; a mother-in-law and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service was held March 27, 2004, in Russellville.