Dorothy Rainey

Dorothy Elizabeth Rainey ENID, OK- The funeral for Dorothy Elizabeth Rainey will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, February 5, 2013 in the Henninger-Hinson Funeral Home Chapel. The Reverend Susan Southall will officiate. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. Dorothy Elizabeth Rainey, 85, died January 28, 2013 at home. She was born January 13, 1928 in Hunter, Oklahoma to James and Cecilia Balfour. Dorothy graduated from Hunter High School and Enid Business College. She worked for Continental Oil Co. in Ponca City, Okla., Champlain Exploration and retired from Cirrus Production Company in Enid on March 1, 1998. In 1985 Dorothy married Jack Eldon Rainey in Enid, Okla. The couple moved to Lubbock, Texas in 2008 to be near family and dearly loved their new home. Jack preceded her in death on October 31, 2012. Dorothy was a member of Lakeridge United Methodist Church. She was a past member of the Lubbock Women's Club and current member of several bridge clubs. Dorothy and Jack together enjoyed big band dancing, traveling, the horse races, cooking and entertaining. Her love was the beach and the ocean. Survivors include daughter, Sally Haliburton and husband Steve of Lubbock; stepdaughters, Jenna Lohringel of Littleton, Colo. and Deborah Rainey-Nelson of Durango, Colo.; step-grandchildren, Nicholas Nelson and Brent and Kathryn Lohringel; brothers, Andy Balfour and wife Veva, and Leon Balfour and wife Wanda; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two brothers and five sisters. Memorial contributions may be made to the in memory of Dorothy. Condolence may be made to the family at www.enidwecare.com.

Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Feb. 3, 2013