Mary Lee Gaines was born October 5, 1946 in Springfield, KY.  She departed this life on Friday, March 11, 2016 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, KY.

Mary Lee was preceded in death by her parents, John and Nannie Logan Thompson.  She was a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church in Monticello, KY. What she enjoyed doing the most was going to Bible study, singing and always helping others.

She leaves to cherish her memory, one daughter, Deshanna Baker of Winchester, KY; one sister, Betty Nichols (Sammy) of Louisville, KY; three brothers, Johnny Thompson (Diane) of Louisville, KY, George Thompson (Pam) of Louisville, KY and Gene Thompson (Maxine) of Nashville, TN; three grandchildren, Terrell Baker, Deshaylla Baker and Avien Haddix. She also leaves behind a host of nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday March 15, 2016 after 11am at the Pleasant View Baptist Church.

Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday March 15, 2016 at 1pm at the Pleasant View Baptist Church with Pastor Phillip Duncan officiating.

Burial will be in Elk Springs Cemetery.