Minnie Juanita Carnes

May 21, 1937 - May 25, 2013

Minnie Juanita Carnes of McKinney, Texas passed away May 25, 2013 at the age of 76. She was born May 21, 1937 to Grover and Ella (Jennings) Davis in Tom, Oklahoma. She grew up in Arkinda, Texas where she attended schools. Minnie married Bobby R. Carnes on June 30, 1967 in El Paso, Texas. Minnie worked for Commercial Union Insurance Companies as an underwriter assistant for 38 years until her retirement in 1997. Minnie worked as a Wal-Mart door greeter after her retirement. She was a former Sunday school teacher in El Paso and McKinney, Texas. Minnie enjoyed cooking, reading and spending time with her family. 

She is survived by her daughters, RaDonna Pease and husband Merlin of McKinney, Texas and Shirlee Ann Rincon and husband Gonzo of McKinney, Texas; grandchildren, Tashina Pease, Jessica Thomas, Alex Rincon, Jenna Rincon, Chance Pease; great-grandson, Ezekiel Thomas and many numerous other loving relatives and friends.  

Minnie was preceded in death by husband, Bobby R. Carnes; son, Bobby Ray Carnes II; daughter, Shelia Gunnells and brother, William Davis.  

A funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home in Allen, Texas. Interment will follow at Pecan Grove Cemetery in McKinney, Texas.   The family will receive friends during a visitation on Tuesday evening from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

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RaDonna & Merlin -- I am so sorry for your loss. This is a hard thing to go through, but rest assured that she is in a healed body now, and enjoying being in His presence. And will probably be doing a whole lot of walking now. Callie M. Dunn , May 30, 2013 Minnie, You were such a giver. I remember being 9 and you inviting us to stay with you for the summer. You were truly a great friend to my mother and your giving heart will be missed! Shirrel Darlene Schramm, May 29, 2013 Gonzo, my condolences to you and your family. May Minnie's sweet memories bring comfort to you and yours. Thinking of you. Gilda Garcia Garza, May 29, 2013 Mimi, it always brightened my day to see you sitting on the porch enjoying the beautiful outdoors and all the wonderful things in nature that God has blessed us with. You are truly a wonderful lady and you will be missed, most especially on the sunny days. Lindalee (LL) Campbell, May 28, 2013