Dera “Renee” Rathbun passed away on February 3, 2020. Renee was born on January 20, 1959 in Century, FL. She was a homemaker, avid gardener, and she loved line dancing and singing karaoke. She was known for her genuine care for others, her stubborn spirit, and her ability to make people laugh.
She is survived by her loving husband and best friend Lloyd Rathbun of Silver Springs, FL; her three children Kristaline “Danee” Adams of Oklahoma City, OK, Charles “Farrell” Parks of Pensacola, FL; and Royce Blankenship, of Pompano Beach, FL; her nine grandchildren Balynn Grace Sands, Camrynn Hope Sands, Jordynn Bliss Sands, Lileeynn Zoey Sands, William Benjamin Adams, Robert John Adams of Oklahoma City, OK and Italy Natalia Blankenship, Rome Lee Carter Blankenship, and Brayden Lynn Deeds of Oklahoma City, OK; Her two great grandchildren Caidyn Lamar Sands-Woodberry and Londyn Grace Sands-Woodberry of Oklahoma City, OK; Her two sisters Iva Lenell Wyche Burkett of Atmore, AL and Marcia Dene Wyche Sheppard of Jay, FL.
She is preceded in death by her parents Elma “Gereave” Conaway Wyche and James Edward Wyche of Jay, FL; her older brothers James “Billy” Elmer Wyche and Richard Alexander Wyche of Jay, FL; her older sisters Mary Retha Wyche Thorpe of Silver Springs, FL and Rhonda Gay Wyche of Jay, FL.
Services will be held at 12:00 PM Wednesday February 12, 2020 at Countryside Funeral Home in Anthony, FL. All Family and Friends are welcome.
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