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Eunice Rainwater

September 7, 1921 — May 12, 2016

Eunice Rainwater

Funeral services for Eunice Rainwater, 94, of Quitman, Texas, are
scheduled for 10:00am, Monday, May 16 at Myrtle Springs Baptist Church,
Quitman, Texas, with Fred Morrow and Cody Mize officiating. Burial at
Myrtle Springs Cemetery will immediately follow. The family will receive friends Sunday evening from 6-8 PM at Lowe Funeral Home.
Miss Rainwater passed away May 12, 2016 in Quitman, after a lengthy illness.
She was born September 7, 1921 near Quitman, Texas, to Howard King
Rainwater and Louisa Elizabeth Wright Rainwater. She attended primary
school at Reinhardt, then graduated from Quitman High School in 1939.
She received her post-secondary education at East Texas Teachers
College (now Texas A&M University--Commerce), graduating in 1942;
followed by post-graduate studies at the University of Illinois.

She retired in 1980 after serving 31 years with the Texas Agricultural
Extension Service in Crane, Hardin, and Uvalde counties. She was an
active member of Myrtle Springs Baptist Church and several
professional organizations. She served as a volunteer with the
American Cancer Society since 1954, receiving numerous awards for her
service to that organization.

As part of her work with youth, she received the Meritorious Award
from the Texas 4-H Volunteer Leaders Association in 1979, and was
named Uvaldean of the Year by the Uvalde Chamber of Commerce in 1988.
She enjoyed traveling, sewing, playing forty-two, and spending time
with family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, William Rainwater;
sisters Sara Mae McIntosh, Cleon Kennemer and Totsy Forrester; and
nephew, Edward Rainwater.

She is survived by one niece, Daphne Huffman of Tulsa, Oklahoma; two
nephews, Jay Forrester of Bellaire, Texas and Larry Forrester of
Spring, Texas; three great nieces, five great nephews, four
great-great nieces, and five great-great nephews.

Serving as pallbearers: Ronald Vance, Rex Ingram, Marion Stanberry, Byron Blalock, John R. Blalock, Shannon White, Danny Wright and Brian White. Honorary Pallbearers: Charles Cain, Burford Delk and Sam White

Memorials may be made to the Myrtle Springs Cemetery Association,1055 W. State Hwy. 154, Quitman, TX 75783 or the charity of your choice.

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