Juanita "Nita" Riner-June 8, 2011

Juanita “Nita” Riner, 95, of Amarillo died on Wednesday, June 8, 2011.
Graveside services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 11, 2011 at Llano Cemetery with Jeff Collins officiating.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Juanita Riner known as Nita by her friends and Nonie by her family was born December 27, 1915 in Sherman, Texas.  She graduated from Amarillo High School.  She married Woodrow Wilson Riner in 1934.  She has been a member of First Baptist Church for many years.  Nita was the first woman realtor for Hugo Loewenstern Realtors and later worked as a sales clerk at Dunlaps until 1999.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Woody Riner, her son, Dub Riner, two of her daughters, Phyllis Faughnan and Brenda Scheffel and a grandson, Mark Bertovich.
Survivors include her daughter, Sally Stephens of Lubbock; two granddaughters, Leslie Worley and husband Jim of Midland and Darcy Collins and husband Jeff of Lubbock; four grandsons, Robert Faughnan of Amarillo, Mike Bertovich of San Antonio, PJ Scheffel of Dallas and Willie Riner of Amarillo; five great grandsons, Jesse and Benji Worley of Midland and Christian, Beau and Colby Collins of Lubbock.  She is also survived by her special friends, Gaines Brown and Pat Lawson.
The family suggests memorials be made to BSA Hospice, P.O. Box 950, Amarillo, TX 79105.

0 Replies to “Juanita "Nita" Riner-June 8, 2011”

  1. My Dearest Nonie,
    Im sorry I wasn’t contaced and told that you had passed. The last time I saw you I told you what you meant to me. Words are just not enough for the love and understanding and the things you did for me ALL my life. I love you with a depth that is beyond words. My life will NEVER be the same.
    You were the most wonderful human being that God ever made. I am LOST without you. LOST.
    Until we meet again, take care of everyone that is already there with you.
    PJ has left Dallas and come to San Antonio to help take care of me. It’s just us now. I dont hear from Sally. Wonder if the world knows that…
    You were a beautiful person….Im so sorry I wasnt there…..So so so sorry…Your in Heaven you know why I wasnt there….

  2. It was an honor for us to have cared for Mrs. Riner these past few years. Our thoughts and prayers are with Sally and the family.
    Barbara Simms
    Director of Social Services
    Ware Living Center

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