Houchins, Louise Raines

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Louise Raines Young Houchins, age 91, passed away on Thursday, January 13, 2022, at the Country View Assisted Living in Peterstown, WV. Born November 30, 1930, in Zenith, WV, she was the daughter of the late Fred Marshall and Gertrude Elvira Amos Raines. Louise was a member of the United We Stand Ministries in Rich Creek, VA. She worked for 40 years in the accounting department at Celanese in Narrows, VA. She was a beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, and friend.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, James R. “Bob” Young; her second husband, Tom Houchins; and brothers, James Clifford Raines, Howard S. Raines, and Ray G. Raines. Survivors include two sons, Wayne Young of Princeton, WV, and Melvin Young and wife Kelly of Peterstown, WV; one daughter, Leigh Young of Peterstown, WV; one sister, Kathleen Looney of Roanoke, VA; dear friend, Arnold Pennington; five grandchildren; thirteen grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held at 11:00AM on Saturday, January 15, 2022, at the Peterstown Cemetery in Rich Creek, VA, with Pastor Ricky Green officiating. Online guestbook can be signed or condolences may be sent to the family at www.broyles-shrewsbury.com. Arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown, WV.