Opal D Rainey
August 25, 1923 – February 6, 2019
Opal Louise Dorman Rainey, 95, passed away peacefully on February 6, 2019. Opal was the only child of John Thomas Dorman and Lena Mae Miller Dorman, who predecease her. She was born in Albany, Shackelford County, Texas on August 25, 1923. Upon moving to Corsicana in the mid-1930s, she met her husband-to-be, Edwin Arnold (Bud) Rainey. Bud and Opal married on June 16, 1943 and were married for over 75 years. Bud survives her, along with their only child, Tonya Alece Rainey Anderson and Tonya’s husband, John A. Anderson, Jr. Also surviving Opal is their only grandchild, Steven Bryan McCary and three great grandchildren, Ewan Alexander, Ashley Alece and Ansley Marie McCary, along with their mother, Erin Davis McCary, and long-time family friend, Sally Evans. Bud and Opal are decades-long active members of First Christian Church, where Opal was involved in all facets of hospitality, from planning menus, cooking, serving, decorating, and cleaning, for luncheons, dinners, after church fellowships, weddings, and funerals. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 12 in the Chapel of First Christian Church, 1601 Sunset Blvd. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Disciples Women’s Ministry of First Christian Church, or The Houston Gilbert and Sullivan Society, P.O. Box 741267, Houston, TX 77274-1267.
- Memorial Service Tuesday, February 12, 2019