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Rita Kay Drennan

March 31, 1951 — February 20, 2023

Teague

Rita Kay Drennan

Mrs. Rita Kay Drennan, 71 of Teague, Texas passed away on Monday, February 20, 2023 in Mexia, Texas. She was born on March 31, 1951, in Dallas, Texas to Elmer Edward and Willie Fay (Carroll) Rushing.

Rita spent her working career as a nurse. Her passion was taking care of other people. In her spare time, she enjoyed fishing, working in her garden and solving puzzles. She also enjoyed baking with cookies and cinnamon rolls being her specialties. After taking care of people most of her life, her son, Lee Marvin was able to care for her in her last years. She enjoyed attending church with her son at the Peace Ministries in Teague, Texas.

Rita was preceded in death by her parents; son, Bobby Hines; her sister, Mary Fay; brothers, Glen Rushing and Marshall Rushing.  She is survived by her sons Lee Marvin Drennan of Teague Texas, Glen Hines of Soper, Oklahoma, Willie Hines of San Antonio, Texas ; daughter, Tina Hines of Paris, Texas;  nine grandchildren. and 12 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 22, 2023 at Blair-Stubbs Funeral home in Mexia, Texas. Visitation starting at 11:00 a.m. until the service begins with interment at Thornton Cemetery, officiated by Brother Bob Sullivan.  Pallbearers are Lee Drennan, Glen Hines, Willie Hines, Jimmy Lewis, David Carroll, Vernon Miles and Jim Grayson.

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Wednesday, February 22, 2023

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