Gladys Rainwater, age 91, passed away on September 21, 2016 in Kemp,Texas.
She was born on December 25, 1924 to James Columbus Whitman and Iva Adams Whitman.
Ms. Rainwater was a school teacher and a school librarian for many years. She was also involved in the
Ladies auxiliary VFW in Trinidad and the Odd Fellows / Rebekah lodge. She was a member of Parkview Baptist Church in Malakoff.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her son Harvey Rainwater, her brothers and sisters.
Survivors include, her sons, Mike Rainwater, Jerry Rainwater, Johnnie Rainwater, Vernon Rainwater;
her sisters Sue Selman, Martha Cannon, 13 grandchildren, and 19 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Friday, September 23, 2016 from 5:00-7:00 PM at Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home in Athens.
Funeral services will be Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 1:00 PM at Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home.
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Published on September 22, 2016