Beverly Gaines


 GAINES, Beverly Bontá, age 66, of Decherd, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, at her residence while surrounded by her loving family. A native of Franklin County, she was born in Winchester on Aug. 4, 1954, to the late Paul Leonard Hall and Doris Christine (Rollins) Tate. She retired from Del-Met Manufacturing, but had been previously employed by Decherd Franklin, Lanier, and Wisco Envelope. When she was young, Bontá joined Calvary Baptist Church in Winchester. She enjoyed working outside, fishing, and dancing, and was a wonderful cook. Everyone loved her fried corn, buttermilk pie, and cornbread. Bontá had a huge heart, was outgoing and friendly, and enjoyed the long conversations she had with those she loved. But most of all, she cherished the time spent with her beloved family. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Wesley “Buster” Gaines and brother, Ricky Dale Hall. Bontá is survived by her loving daughter, Christie (Gary) Greeson of Winchester; grandchildren, Blake Faulkner, Grant Faulkner, Justin (Jess) Greeson, Maecey (Wade) Pearson, Cammie Greeson, and Jonathan Martin; sister, Paulette (Dan) Davis of Rossville, Georgia; brother, Thomas Wayne Hall (Pam St. Clair) of Estill Springs; step-mother, Deola Hall of Decherd; many nieces and nephews; and special friend, Ellis Goodman of Decherd. Visitation was held on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, from 5-8 p.m. at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in Winchester. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, at 2 p.m. in the Moore-Cortner Funeral Home chapel with Rev. Matt Hastings officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Garner Cemetery in Decherd. Serving as pallbearers will be: Blake Faulkner, Grant Faulkner, Philip Custer, Justin Greeson, Wade Pearson, and Jonathan Martin. Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 First Ave NW, Winchester, TN 37398, 931-967-2222,

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