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Rainey Woods, 87, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, October 18, 2019 at his residence. He was born in Newnan, Georgia where he joined Dent Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church at an early age. He later joined Rock Island Missionary Baptist Church alongside his wife. Rainey worked at Ross Meehan for 20+ years and then at U.S. Pipe Foundry from where he retired after 10 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hugh Wood, Sr. and Corine Wood; five brothers; three sisters; and daughter, Felecia Gaines. Survivors include his loving and devoted wife of 23 years, Mary Bowman Woods; children, very special loving daughter, Vennesta Renee (Melvin) Bowman, Tara (Kevin) Woods, Carlos (Chanda) Bowman, and Jarvis (Monica) Bowman; 27 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation is today from 6-8 p.m. at Taylor Funeral Home. Funeral service will be Saturday at 12 noon in the chapel with Pastor Ronald Cook, Sr. as the eulogist. Burial in Lakewood Memory Gardens, East.