Sarah Gaines

Passed 01/17/2019

Obituary for Sarah Gaines

Nashville - born on August 20th 1959 in New Haven CT to Shell Thomas and Sarah Bernice Thomas her mother's maiden name was Sarah Crawley. She went home to be with the Lord January 17th 2019. Sarah is the fifth born child of seven siblings. Shell Thomas Junior, Clarence Thomas, Sherilla Thomas, Alease Roberson, Jeff Thomas, and Louise Thomas. Sarah married Billy Gaines in 1977. They had three children Rachel (Brian) Hockett, Michael Jason Gaines, and Nathan Gaines, and two beloved grandchildren Olivia and Briley Hockett, as well as several godchildren. Sarah spent most of her life as part of the gospel singing and award-winning duo, Billy and Sarah Gaines. After she raised and homeschooled all of her children, Sarah went back to college and studied early childhood education. She wrote and produced and performed two recording albums, "Ms. Kitty's play place "and "Ms. Kitty's Christmas." Sarah greatly loved children and was a foster parent and ran multiple successful daycares. She was known for her warmth, inward and outward beauty, and her massive love for all who had the opportunity to know her. Sarah's memorial celebration will take place Saturday January 26th 12:30 pm at Born Again Church, 858 West Trinity Lane, Nashville, TN 37207. In Lieu of flowers her family request that you consider giving to two great causes close to her heart, her church's building fund campaign (Church on the Rock - Nashville) www.cotrnashville.org/donate and/or Grace Works Ministries www.graceworksministries.net . Terrell Broady Funeral Home


Guest Book

My Deepest Condolences to the Thomas &Gaines Family Sarah was a Childhood Friend to me and my Sisters. May God comfort all of you in the midst of the storm. Tip you are in all of our prayers. Be Encouraged Sharon Brevard-Logan Hampton VA

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My deepest condolences to you and your family. Years ago, I was in Zondervan Bible Bookstore in Roanoke Virginia, when I first discovered Billy and Sarah Gaines. From that day to this they are still one of my favorite singers. Remember your beloved is in your future and you will see her again. dh/Tulsa, OK

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May the God of tender mercies, Psalm 83:18, comfort and strengthen your family at this time. We yearn for the day when sickness pain and death will be a thing of the past, Revelation 21:4-KIKI

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I extend my deepest condolences for the loss of your precious love one Sarah. I cannot takeaway your pain, but there is comfort in knowing the Bible speaks of the resurrection. In Acts 24:15 “There is going to be a resurrection.” Our prayers are with your family.

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My condolences to the Thomas-Gaines family. Sarah was always a sweet person with and sweet voice growing up with the family. Rip beautiful soul. God be with the family. Barbara Tarpley Adams

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MY deepest condolences to this beautiful family. Ms Sarah will truly be missed. May God be the comfort that you all need to make it through.-JaNina Wright

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Praying for your children, grandchildren and extended family. B Newbern - New York

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My thoughts and prayers are with the Gaines family. I will always remember Sarah's beautiful gift of song. Be encouraged. Andrea H. of Boston MA

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