Lela Mae Rainey Daniel, 82, of Denton, passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2013. She was born on February 8, 1931 in Denton to Dugan Rainey and Dovie Sauls Rainey. She married Richard J. Daniel (Nub), who has preceded her in death on January 23, 2010.
Visitation will be on Sunday, May 19, 2013 from 6-8 pm at DeBerry Funeral Directors. The funeral service will be held on Monday, May 20, 2013 at 10:30 am at Gateway Baptist Church with Rev. Buddy Owens officiating. Burial will follow at Cooper Creek Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cooper Creek Cemetery Association, 3020 Cooper Creek Rd, Denton, Texas 76208.
Lela is survived by her daughter, Kathie Weatherford of Sulphur Springs; sons, Jimmy Daniel and wife Barbara of Casa Grande, Arizona, Dickey Daniel and wife Julie of College Station, Bobby Daniel and wife Sharon of Sulphur Springs, and Ricky Daniel and wife Kristie of Aubrey; sister, Mildred (Tootsie) Rainey Bell of Dallas; 11 grandchildren; and 18 great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband; her parents; four sisters; and four brothers.
Pallbearers will include grandsons, Lance Key, Todd Daniel, Dan Daniel, Joe Bob Daniel, Rusty Daniel, and Michael Churchman. Honorary pallbearers will include the staff of Denton Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, American Hospice, the nursing staff of Denton Regional Medical Center 4 floor CCU, and Chuck Van Norman.