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Albert Gaines, Jr.

April 19, 1947 - September 13, 2017

Albert Gaines, Jr., 70, of Springfield, died at 10:40 am, Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at St. John’s Hospital. He was born April 19, 1947 in Chicago to Albert and Osa (Beavers) Gaines, Sr.

Survivors include his Fiancé’, Alberta Jones of Springfield; three children, Martha Ann Jones and Clarence “Pookie” Jones both of Springfield and Terry Mosley of Los Angeles, CA; three gandchildren, Mike Jones, Jimmy and Briana Mosley; one great great grandchild, Mikai and four sisters, Pearlie Roberson of Pell City, AL, Beverly Gaines of Chicago, Patricia (Albert) DeSavieu of Chicago and Denise Walker of Chicago.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Polly Johnson; one brother, James Beavers and one daughter, Tina Mosley.

Albert was a coal miner for Peabody Cole Mine. And worked in electronics and auto body with his brother, James. He enjoyed fishing, driving fast and telling jokes.

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