Mary Ann Gaines

Prescott, Michigan
May 18, 1932 - January 6, 2019


Friday, January 11, 2019 from 10 am to 12 noon at the Buresh Funeral Home

Service Location

Buresh Funeral Home-Prescott


Friday, January 11, 2019 at 12 noon

Obituary Notice

Mary Ann Gaines, age 86, of Prescott, Michigan passed away Sunday afternoon, January 6, 2019 at home with family by her side.

Mary Ann was born May 18, 1932 in Clio, Michigan to the late Claude and Martha (Richardson) Knapp. She enjoyed fishing, camping, flower gardening, sewing, crafts and reading.
Mary Ann is survived by her children, Lonnie (Linda) Mears of Muskegon, MI, Ramona (Herb) Hamilton of Prescott, MI, Claudette Nelson of Prescott, MI, Dale Mears of Prescott, MI; step-daughter, Glenda Nelson of Sterling, MI; step-sons, Darwin Gaines of Prescott, MI, Donald (Heidi) Gaines of Saginaw, MI; 24 grandchildren, several great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Mary Ann was preceded in death by her husband, Lindell Gaines, sons, Rick Mears and Ronald Mears, sisters, Betty Belknapp and Barbara Knapp, and brother, Al Knapp.

Visitation for Mary Ann will take place 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Noon Friday, January 11, 2019 at Buresh Funeral Home, 101 East Harrison Street, Prescott, Michigan 48756. Funeral service will begin at Noon Friday with Pastor Kevin Switzer officiating. Interment will follow in Mills Township Cemetery in Prescott, Michigan. Online condolences may be offered at


Mills Township Cemetery


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