City of Blytheville mourns loss of public servant

City of Blytheville mourns loss of public servant
Terri Gaines (Source: Blytheville Police Department)

BLYTHEVILLE, AR (KAIT) - The City of Blytheville is mourning the loss of one of their own.

The Blytheville Police Department stated Tuesday, Nov. 8 that Animal Control Officer Terri Gaines passed away Monday evening.

"She cared for the animals and gave her all to the community," the BPD posted on Facebook.

Gaines is said to have died from natural causes.

"She will truly be missed," the BPD said. "God bless her family as we have been blessed to have her a part of our family."

Mayor James Sanders also expressed his condolences online, calling Gaines a "hard working, passionate and dedicated public servant."

Details on funeral services have yet to be posted.

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