Polly Ann Rainey, 72 of Carlinville, passed away Wednesday afternoon, February 5, 2020, at her residence. Polly was born on July 1, 1947, in Litchfield a daughter of Cedric “Dick” and Betty (Tuttle) McReynolds. Polly graduated from Carlinville High School with the class of 1965. She married Roger Rainey on May 16, 1964, at the Emmanuel Baptist Church in Carlinville.
Polly spent 30 years at DICKEY-john in Auburn and retired in 2009. In her spare time she loved to sew, enjoyed reading, work around the house, and genealogy.
Polly is survived by her husband, Roger Rainey of Carlinville; son, Daniel (Angie) Rainey of Plainview; daughter, Melody (Scott) Brown of Spring Hill, TN; grandchildren, Danielle (Austin) Mize, Jaret and Cameron Rainey and Emily, Jordan and Lindsey Brown; sister, Lynn Stout of Hannibal, MO; brother, Richard D. McReynolds of Costa Rica; and several nieces and nephews.
Polly was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Thomas J. McReynolds.
Visitation will be held Saturday afternoon from 1:30 to 3:30 pm on February 8, 2020, at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Carlinville. Funeral services will follow at 3:30 at the church. Burial will follow in Chapman Cemetery, Mt. Olive. Memorials may be made to Emmanuel Baptist Church. Davis-Anderson Funeral Home, Carlinville is in charge of arrangements.