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Kim A. Rains

September 29, 1963 — July 11, 2023

Atlantic Beach

Kim A. Rains, 59, of Atlantic Beach, died Tuesday, July 11, 2023, at Carteret Health Care after battling a long illness.

A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m., Monday, July 17th at Munden Funeral Home.

Kim was born on September 29, 1963, in Kinston to Sonny and Ann Rains. She grew up in Atlantic Beach and was a graduate of West Carteret High School.

Kim was a realtor for Rains Realty of Atlantic Beach for over 25 years. She loved meeting new people and showing them properties.

Living on the coast, Kim loved being on the water. Her pets and animals meant the world to her. She enjoyed cooking new dishes to taste and share with her friends. Kim had a creative talent through painting and drawing. She had a loving and caring heart and was loved by all her friends and family.

Those left to cherish her memory are her sons, the loves of her life, Eddie Braxton and Kris Braxton, both of Atlantic Beach and Brandon Shirley of Newport who was like a third son; her beloved little dog, Tiny; parents, Sonny and Ann Rains of Atlantic Beach; brother, Buck Rains and wife Jennie of Newport; nieces, Summer Rains of Newport and Meredith Rains and her children, Talan and Tate of Harkers Island.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Raine Nichole Braxton, and grandparents, Floyd and Thelma Rains and Neil and Virginia Howell.

Family and friends are welcome to submit online condolences at

Arrangements by Munden Funeral Home & Crematory in Morehead City, NC.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Memorial Service

Monday, July 17, 2023

Starts at 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Munden Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.

2112 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC 28557

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