January 20, 1926 - March 3, 2014
Billie Rhea Riney, 88, of Pilot Point, passed away Monday, March 3, 2014 in Denton, TX. She was born January 20, 1926 in Celina, TX to Clarence and Grace (Vick) Biggs. Her previous jobs were Haggar Slacks, Texas Instruments, she threw papers for the Dallas Morning News, and had her beautician license. She married John Riney in 1964 and moved to Arkansas where they lived for 25 years. She was an active member of the Catholic Church in Alma, AR and served many roles in the Disabled American Veterans. She was an excellent seamstress, an outstanding quilt maker, and a great cook. It gave her joy to share her quilts with each family member. She is survived by her son, Carl Hagle of Las Cruses, NM; a daughter, Linda and husband Ronnie Vest of Celina; a sister, Patsy Ruth Mitchell of McKinney; six granddaughters, Marilyn and husband Erik Frisk of Celina, Laura Hagle of Las Vegas, NV, Tracy and husband Dan Boehmer of Gilbert, AZ, Amy and husband Michael Lucero of Las Cruces, NM, Sandy and husband Mike Ringwood of Las Cruces, NM, Geneva Chandler of Orlando, FL; two grandsons, Buster Vest of Celina, Buddy and wife Melanie Vest of Celina; fourteen great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; spouse, John Riney; two brothers, James Collins Biggs, Sidney Lynn Biggs; three sisters, Frances Harlan, Elizabeth Fore, Jo Taylor. Visitation will be held 10:00AM-11:00AM, Thursday, March 6, 2014 at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Pilot Point. A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11:00AM at the church with Fr. Tom Kennedy officiating. Burial will follow at St. Thomas Cemetery. On-line condolences may be shared at www.slaymemorialfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Terri Slay and Slay Memorial Funeral Center, Aubrey. To send a flower arrangement to the family of Billie Rhea Riney, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.
Billie Rhea Riney, 88, of Pilot Point, passed away Monday, March 3, 2014 in Denton, TX. She was born January 20, 1926 in Celina, TX to Clarence and Grace (Vick) Biggs. Her previous jobs were Haggar Slacks, Texas Instruments, she threw papers... View Obituary & Service Information
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