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Services for Mary Rinker, 82, of Lufkin, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 21, 2017 in the Ryan Chapel United Methodist Church in Diboll, with Reverend Charles Weeks, III officiating. Interment will follow in the Ryan Chapel Cemetery.
Ms. Rinker was born July 7, 1934 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the daughter of the late Pauline (Butts) and Hugh Randall. She passed away Monday, April 17, 2017 at her residence.
Ms. Rinker was retired from the M.K.T. Railroad Association in Denison, Texas as a bookkeeper. Her hobbies included gardening, traveling, reading, cruising, cooking, baking, and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a member of Ryan Chapel United Methodist Church and was active in the church and Sunday School.
Survivors include her daughter, Glennda Rinker of Lufkin; son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Sherri Rinker of Giddings; son, Michael Rinker of Cypress, Texas; 6 grandchildren, Taryn, Nicole, Amber, Chelsea, Shaun and Tyson; 6 great-grandchildren, Courtney, Austin, Alana, Abigail, Isaac, and Jaxon; brothers and sisters-in-law, Robert and Joan Randall of Palm Desert, California and Hugh and Connie Randall of Oklahoma City; and sister-in-law, Marilee Randall of Sapulpa, Oklahoma.
In addition to her parents, Ms. Rinker was preceded in death by her sister, Edith Randall; and brother, Franklin Randall.
Pallbearers will be William Weeks, Albert Hendrix, DeWayne Jordan, Walter Terrell, Jimmy Terrell, and Ronnie Cook.
Friends are invited to visit with the family from 9:30 a.m. until service time on Friday at the church.
Services are in the care of Gipson Funeral Home.