Priscilla (Davis) Rains, 68, passed away on January 5, 2021. She was born on March 25, 1952 to Claude & Marguerite (Hoffman) Davis in Alton. She married James David Rains II on August 16, 1980 in Jerseyville. Priscilla was a Special Education teacher for 30 years in Alton. She loved her family, knitting, listening to music, traveling, Hallmark Christmas movies, and tie dye. She is survived by her children: James (Sarah) Rains III of Lamberton Minnesota; daughter: Rachael Honnen (companion: Terry Wiegand) of Wood River; father of her grandchildren: Phillip Honnen; grandchildren: Celeste, Cora, Joseph Owen Hills, Meadow Contratto, and Taylor Honnen; her siblings: Susan Davis of Frederick, MD., Claude (Margaret) Davis of Mesquite, TX., John (Julia Paradiso) Davis of Burlington, VT. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband. A visitation will be held on Monday, January 11, 2021 from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm at Alexander Funeral Home. A private family funeral will be held at a later time and burial will take place at Oak Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Special Olympics.
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