November 15, 1933 - April 16, 2020 On the night of Thursday, April 16, 2020, after a brief illness, Loretta Raney, 86, passed peacefully and readily into the arms of her Savior, Jesus Christ. Loretta loved and served her family, her friends and her Lord with constance. She was a world-class caregiver. She was distinctively beautiful, smart, determined, witty and oh, so loving. She had a wonderful laugh. She looked forward with joy to eternal life with her Heavenly Father and her beloved husband, Paul. And so on that night, when Jesus called, she didn't hesitate. In addition to Paul, she joins her parents, William Marion and Emma Absher Marshall of Kannapolis, and many other loving relatives already at home in Heaven. She leaves behind her three grateful daughters and their families: Catherine Raney and Doug Slocombe, Anne and Mike Bohuslav, Martha and Ricky Taylor, eight grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren, all in Texas. She also leaves sister and brother-in-law, Gwen and Mike Isom from Miami; and a vast number of nieces and nephews across the nation, including Pamela Fontenot, whom she and Paul loved and mentored as a daughter. She bids fond farewell to old friends in Houston, where she and Paul settled in 1957. She was laid to rest next to Paul at Forest Park Westheimer Cemetery in Houston. We thank you, Father God, for Loretta's boundless love, and for speeding her home in peace when her work here was done. Amen. Mrs. Raney's eulogy can be found on the funeral home website at callawayjones.com. Friends and loved ones are encouraged to share tributes and memories there. CALLAWAY-JONES FUNERAL HOME 3001 S College Ave., Bryan, TX 77801
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