Mildred Lucille Raney of Eastland

EASTLAND- Mildred Lucille Raney, age 89, of Eastland, passed away in Valley View Healthcare center, Tuesday, November 2, 2010. Graveside services will be held Friday at Union Cemetery in Gustine at 2:00pm with DJ Walker officiating. Visitation will be held Thursday from 5:00 – 7:00 pm at Summers-Bakker Funeral Home in Eastland.

Mildred was born in Comanche County, March 22, 1921, to William Roland Kelley and Lula Ewing. She grew up and went to school in Gustine. She married J.M. Fisher in 1939. They were blessed with a daughter, Patricia Lorea. She met and married, Neal Raney, in 1979.

She loved to crochet, work in the garden with her flowers, and spend time with her family. She loved to watch the Texas Rangers and eat some snickers. She worked with Eastland County Food Pantry, was a member of the Olden Extension Club and First United Methodist Church, Eastland.

Mildred is survived by Daughter and Son-In-Law Pat & Gene Burns of Eastland, Granddaughter Annette and her husband Ronnie Mercer of Olden, Great Granddaughter Misty and her husband Charles Lego of Abilene, and Great Grandson Rob Mercer of Olden. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews and two great-great granddogs, Squirt and Jack.

Mildred was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Neal, and her brothers Vernon Kelley and Earl Kelley.