Corliss Gaines

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Corliss Gaines
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Date of Birth: 
November 4 1943
Date of Death: 
March 12 2017

Corliss was born in Orlando, Florida on the 4th Day of November in the year 1943. She was the proud daughter of Ellis and Rosa Johnson. In her final days Corliss was no longer known as Corliss Johnson but was otherwise known as Corliss Johnson Gaines. She was married to Elijah Gaines of whom she will now meet on the other side.

Corliss resided in Orlando, Florida her entire life, in a household which consisted of three brothers, Lafayette, Lawrence and Edward and three sisters, Deborah, Lula Mae and Mildred.

Corliss attended Jones High School where at an early age she blossom into the loving, responsible and caring person from which all who knew her, knew she was capable of being.

Corliss became a dedicated and responsible employee for Orlando Regional Medical Center from where she later retired. She then decided to continue being of service to others by opening her own Day Care Service and caring for many children. Loving and caring for others was what Corliss loved to do but most of all she loved the Lord.

Through life’s journey Corliss became the proud mother of two sons, Leander Maurice Fort and Derrick Jerome Redding.

Corliss was preceded in death by her husband, Elijah Gaines, parents, Ellis and Rosa Johnson and one son, Leander Fort.

She leaves to cherish precious memories to her loving son, Derrick; five grandchildren, Zina, Derrika, Derrick, Jr. Dyaesha and Darius; two great grandchildren, Jy’Aire, Oshjai; nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.

Place of Birth: 
Orlando, Florida, United States
Place of Death: 
o, Florida, United States
Primary State of Residence: 
Orlando, Florida, United States

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