Jesse Paul Baines




Mr. Jesse Paul Baines was born to the late Jesse O. Fleming and Elizabeth Baines of Raleigh, North Carolina. He departed this life on December 10, 2017.

Jesse's family called him by his name "Jesse Paul" and nothing else. He accepted Christ at an early age when he joined First Cosmopolitan Baptist Church.

Jesse received his education from Wake County Public School System and was a graduate of Needham B. Broughton High School in Raleigh, North Carolina. His employments include Shaw University for over 20 years, and Men-At-Work in which he was a joy to be around. His last employment was with the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles where he worked until his health began to fail. He played annually in the Chavis Heights Summer Basketball League. He was an advocate sports fan and his favorite football team was the Dallas Cowboys and he loved North Carolina State and Duke Basketball teams. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends sitting around talking with each other.

Mr. Jesse Paul Baines leaves to cherish his precious memories one sister, Jacqueline English (Greg), one brother, Melvin; three aunts, Jeanette Clinding, Dorothy Morton, and Joyce Keith-Fray all of Raleigh, NC; two nephews, Gregory Baines of Raleigh, NC, and Reuben Young of Brooklyn, NY; special aunt, Edith Evans; best friends, Charles Couch, Mike Phillips, Juan Allen, Shane Murray, and a host of relatives and friends.

Funeral service 11:00 AM Saturday, December 16, 2017 at the C.A. Haywood, Sr. Memorial Chapel preceded by a 10:30 AM visitation. Interment will follow at Carolina Biblical Gardens.

Viewing from 2:00 - 8:00 PM Friday December 15, 2017 at Haywood Funeral Home.