Patty Jean Rinehart


Patty Jean Rinehart, of Payson, died Feb. 5, 2007. She was 88 years old.

She was born May 12, 1918 in Denver, Mo. to Alta Blanche Jones and John Lee Craven.

She graduated from Grant City High School in Missouri in 1935 and married Russell Rinehart in 1939. They had one daughter, Barbara. They resided in Grant City, Mo. until moving to Mesa in 1957.

Upon retirement in 1976, the couple moved to their summer home in Payson.

Mrs. Rinehart is survived by her daughter, Barbara L. McCray of Payson; sister, Grace Fletchall of Mesa; many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Russell; son-in-law, Jerry M. McCray; and four brothers.

Visitation and services were held Feb. 7 at the Church of Christ, 401 E. Tyler Parkway, Payson.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the RTA Hospice, 511 S. Mud Springs Road, Payson, AZ 85541.

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