COMANCHE - Services for for Lotena “Tena” Ralston, 79, of Comanche are will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 13, in the Heartland Funeral Home of Comanche Chapel with burial to follow in the Hansen Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

She died Monday, June 9, 2008, at Songbird Lodge, where she had been a resident for the past three years.

She was born Feb. 14, 1929, in Comanche County, the daughter of Frank and Lona Lue Richey Little. She was married to Donnie Ralston in 1961. She worked as a dishwasher for several cafes in Comanche and was a member of the Comanche First Baptist Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Donnie Bilberry of Brownwood and Geneva Rowe of Lubbock; a son, Fred Ralston of Oklahoma; three grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two sons, Ronnie Ralston and Jerry Don Ralston; a sister, Inez McMillian and several other siblings.

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