Rosa Lee Rains

                    July 7, 1926  -  April 17, 2012


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Rosa Lee Rains of Gainesville, TX was born July 7, 1926 in Wanette, OK, the daughter of Frank and Nora Roper Scrivener. She passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2012 in the Renaissance Care Center, Gainesville, at the age of 85.

Rosa was raised at Thackerville and attended school there. A homemaker, she treasured the time spent with her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. She also loved to grow vegetables and be outdoors. As a devout member of the Pentecostal Church, she enjoyed listening to church music. Rosa will be remembered as a very giving lady who always greeted friends and family with a warm smile or a kind laugh.

Preceding her in death were her parents; brother and sister-in-law, Charlie and Irene Scrivener; brother, Karrol Roper; and sister, Lucille Stephens.

She is survived by four sons and daughters-in-law, Jr. and Angie Rains of Gainesville, Tommy Rains of Marietta, Karl and Connie Rains of Duncan, OK and Tony and Kathy Rains of Grand Island, NY; two daughters and son-in-law, Dora and Jerry Raney of Red Oak, TX and Patricia Andrews of Gainesville; brother, Bobby Roper; sister and brother-in-law, Betty and Carl Hill of Marietta; sister-in-law, Virginia Roper of Burneyville, OK; 20 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren.

Serving as bearers will be Eric Hanson, Raymond Sieger, Ronnie Andrews, Jr., Fernando Buentello, Tommy Rains, Kerry Hanson and Kevin Rains. Honorary bearers are Leo Stephens and Ronnie Andrews, Sr.



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Born: July 7, 1926

Place of Birth: Wanette, Oklahoma

Death: April 17, 2012

Place of Death: Renaissance Care Center - Gainesville, TX

Occupation: Homemaker

Hobbies: Spending Time with Family, Gardening, and Listening to Church Music


This memorial provided by:
Watts Funeral Home
Marietta, OK