September 25, 2021

Mr. James Rainey

Mr. James Newton “Curley” Rainey, age 81 of Roopville, Georgia passed away his home on Friday, August 19, 2011.

Memorial services for Mr. Rainey will be conducted Sunday, August 21, 2011, at 6:00 P.M. from the Tom Stutts and Son Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Wayne Web officiating, assisted by Terry Harper. The family will receive guests at the funeral home one hour prior to service time.

Mr. Rainey was born in Lexington, Mississippi on June 6, 1930, the son of the late Newton Rainey and Margaret Rowland Rainey. He served his country honorably in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict, and received the rank of Corporal for his excellent work while in the military.

After his years in the service he was a truck driver for many years, and in his later years he owned Rainey Lawn Service. He was a Christian by faith. He was very loyal to those he loved and cared for. He will be greatly missed.

He is survived by three daughters, Linda (Joe)Trammell of Blountsville, AL., Brenda Brice of Oneonta, AL., and Lesa (Lamar) Denny of Blountsville, AL.; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; his girl friend, Mary Wright of Roopville, GA.; three sisters, Ora “Bill” Pirkle of Blue Springs, MS., Annie Maude Martin of Ella Bell, GA., and Alice Manuel of Stafford VA.; three step daughters, Ellen Hyatt Crowe of Roopville, GA., Carla Calenberg of Carrollton, GA., and Shelly Wright of Roopville, GA.; two step sons, Clay Wright of Greer, S. C., and Jack Wright of Midwest City , Ok.; and a number of step-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife of twenty-two years, Opal Hyatt Rainey, and step son, Ellis Hyatt.


(Obituary provided by Tom Stutts and Son Funeral Home)


  1. Emmett Jackson says

    I remember Curly from when I was a child.He and Mrs Opal were favorites of my Grandparents at the time.Thinking of him and the memories I have brings such a warm wonderful feeling. RIP Curley.

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