Wilma L. Raney, 80, of Bangs, passed away in a local nursing home on Thursday, the 22nd of May, 2008. Funeral services, under the direction of Davis-Morris Funeral Home, will be held in the funeral home Chapel at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 25, with Michael Brinkley officiating. Interment will follow in the Bangs Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday evening.

Wilma was born March 26, 1928, to Jessie and Cleo (Scott) Brinkley in Brownwood, Texas. She married Walter H. Raney in Eastland, Texas. She was a very good cook and greatly enjoyed making cookies and cakes for her grandchildren.

Mrs. Raney is survived by sons Walter Raney Jr. of Bangs, Donald Wayne Raney and wife Sharon of Dayton, and Tim Raney and wife Shirley of Lake Jackson; grandchildren Greg Raney of Alexanderia, Va., and Jeff Raney of Houston; great-granddaughter Emily Raney of Medford, Ohio.; step-grandchildren Sandra Reid and Ginger Bomar and their families of Lake Jackson; and siblings Donald Brinkley and family, Charles Brinkley and family, Geraldine Lewis and family, and Rodney Brinkley.

She was preceded in death by husband Walter H. Raney Sr., parents Jessie and Cleo Brinkley, a brother and a sister.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Cancer Society or the charity of your choice in Wilma’s honor will be appreciated by her family.