Kenneth Wayne Raney, 55, passed away on January 10, 2022.
He was born on December 1, 1966, in Jonesboro, Arkansas.
Kenneth was married to Betty Taylor Raney, the mother of his 4 daughters, for 16 years. They were together for a total of 34 years. He served in the military for almost 14 years and was also a member of Fellowship Baptist Church. He was looking forward to preaching this month, but the Lord had other plans, and he was called home. According to his daughters, Kenneth had more lives than a cat and cheated death several times. He had a lot of friends and he never met a stranger. He was a good, loving husband, the best Papa for his grandkids, and the best dad his girls could have ever asked for.
Survivors include his wife, Betty (Taylor) Raney of the home; 4 daughters,
Miranda and husband Alfredo Garcia of Farmington, Arkansas, Farrah and
husband J.C. Mancera of Long, Oklahoma, Sarah Raney of the home, Tabitha
Raney and Heath Ruckman of Roland, Oklahoma; 14 grandchildren, Alexander,
Jhovanni, Xavier, Alonzo, and Mireya of Farmington, Arkansas, Adrian, J. Felix,
and Christian of Long, Oklahoma, Erika, Allie, Olivia, Carsyn, and Liam of
Roland, Oklahoma, and Kayne Raney of the home; a niece, Twana, and her four
children; his mother, Brenda Trigg of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; 2 brothers,
Jeff Raney of Charlotte, North Carolina, and Gary Raney of Myrtle Beach, South
He is preceded in death by his father, Donnie Raney; nephew, James Taylor; father in law, Ben Taylor, and sister in law, Joanne Taylor.
Visitation will be held on Monday, January 17, 2022 at Fellowship Baptist Church in Nicut, OK, starting at 5 PM.
Services will be held on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 2 PM at Fellowship Baptist Church with interment following at Belfonte Baptist Church Cemetery.
Casket bearers are Alexander Garcia, Adrian Mancera, Jhovanni Garcia, Andrew Mathews, Keith Mathews, and Jay Qualls.
Honorary casket bearers are Felix Mancera, Alfredo Garcia, Heath Ruckman, Marcos Garcia, Mark Taylor, J.C. Mancera, Anthony Spoon, and Kevin Soap.
Arrangements are under the direction of Forever Memories Funeral Services