Mount Ayr Record News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, May 19, 2011
OBITUARY ~ LELA MARGUERITE (SMITH) RINEHART
November 20, 1921 ~ May 10, 2011
Lela RINEHART, 89, of Mount Ayr, passed away at Mercy Hospital Medical Center in Des Moines on Tuesday, May 10, 2011.
Lela was born November 20, 1921 near Allendale in Worth County, Missouri to Perry and Audra SMITH. She was united in
marriage with Homer RINEHART in 1941 and together they have operated a farm south of Mount Ayr. They recently celebrated
their 70th Wedding Anniversary on April 15th.
She was an active member of the Community of Christ Church located in Mount Ayr, Iowa.
Lela is survived by her husband, Homer of Mount Ayr; three sons: Larry of Ankeny, Iowa; Terry of West Des Moines, Iowa;
and Mark of Amarillo, Texas; two daughters-in-law: Laura of Ankeny, and Laura of Amarillo; three grandchildren Brandon,
Ashley, and Katarina; and two great-grandchildren Taylor and Emily.
Lela was preceded in death by her parents (Perry and Audra); and by her sister Lois PHILLIPS.
A memorial fund has been established in her name to be decided later.
Services were conducted at Watson-Armstrong Funeral Home in
Mount Ayr on Saturday, May 14, 2011. Tony and Sandy CRANDELL, elders, officiated. Vocalist was Frank HUDSON.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, May of 2011
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