Pauls Valley, OK, Pauls Valley Democrat


November 14, 2013

Jon Stephen Rains

Pauls Valley, Oklahoma — Jon Stephen Rains, 60, was born November 23, 1952 in Okemah, Oklahoma to Erdie O. Rains and JoAnn (Burleson) Rains.

He passed from this life on November 9, 2013 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma due to complications of diabetes.

Jon and his family moved to Pauls Valley in 1955. Jon was an outgoing person all his life and had many friends. Jon graduated from Pauls Valley High School in 1971. He then attended classes at Oklahoma University until he left to serve in the Army where he was stationed in Ft. Lewis, Washington and then in Germany.

Upon leaving the military, Jon returned to Pauls Valley and worked at the state school before transferring to Griffin Memorial in Norman where he retired in 2003.

Jon is preceded in death by his father.

Surviving family include his mother, JoAnn Rains of Pauls Valley; one son, Stephen Rains and his wife Crystal of Wichita, Kansas; one daughter, Stephanie Rains of Hennepin, Oklahoma.

Jon was very proud of his five grandchildren and two step-granddaughters: Braxton, Nathan, Nicole, Kaitlyn, Glendale, Saydee and Makinzie.

Jon also leaves on uncle, Winfred Rains of McAlister, Oklahoma; his sister, Charlotte Mason of Pauls Valley; and two nieces, Meriel and Emilee. Jon loved his family and friends very much.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, November 15, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Stufflebean-Coffey Funeral Home officiated by Dr. Harry Millard.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the family’s guestbook at

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