|Birth: ||Feb. 20, 1952|
|Death: ||Oct. 19, 2010|
YOUNGSTOWN – Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 25, 2010, at the L.E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home for Mrs. Barbara Jean Gaines Eiland, 58, who departed this life Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010, at St. Elizabeth Health Center.
Mrs. Eiland, lovingly known as "Jean," was born Feb. 20, 1952, in Youngstown, a daughter of Henderson Jr. and Louise Lawton Gaines.
She was owner/operator of Barbara's Daycare, and was a member of the Greater Ebenezer Baptist Church.
Barbara enjoyed social games, cooking, shopping and sincerely adored and loved being with her grandchildren.
She leaves to cherish her beloved memory, three daughters, Alberta Eiland, Latoya (Gerald) Eiland-Williams and Bobbi Eiland, all of Youngstown; six grandchildren, Nate,` DaJuan, Amaya, Imani, Amari "Lil Mama" and Junie "Lil Man;" a brother, Keith (Cynthia) Gaines of Youngstown; seven sisters, Lois Gaines and Marietta (John) Golphin, both of Pittsburgh, Juelen Saunders, Yvonne Crenshaw, Clara Taylor and Pamela "Niecy" Gaines, all of Youngstown and Sheree Pogue of Massachusetts; her loving ex-husband, Elbert Eiland; and a special devoted friend who was like her sister, Domary Baker of Florida; and a host of family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Elbert Eiland Jr.; two brothers, Freddie and Larry Gaines; and a sister, Peggy Gaines.
Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.
Created by: J Rowan
Record added: Oct 31, 2010
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