June 6, 1922 – October 21, 2016 Graveside services for Imogene Rino, 94, of Savoy who passed away on Friday, October 21 at Mullican Care Center, will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Sunday, October 23 at Sunnyside Cemetery in Savoy with Reverend Wally Butts of Bells United Methodist Church officiating. Mullican-Little Funeral Home of Bells/ Savoy is in charge of arrangements. No formal Visitation is scheduled, but the online guest book may be signed at www.mullicanlittle.com
Imogene was born on June 6, 1922 to Bill and Bell (McGuffey) Head in Blue Ridge, Texas. She graduated from Whitewright High School and attended North Texas State University in Denton. She worked at Perrin Air Force Base as a civil servant GS11 buyer until it closed in 1971. She was a member of the Savoy Methodist Church until it closed and then a member of Bells United Methodist Church.
On January 18, 1944, Imogene married Sydney Clarence Rino in Paris, Texas. They lived in Savoy, Texas for over 52 years.
Imogene was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Sydney Clarence Rino; and sister, Aleta Flanigin. She is survived by: one daughter, Janet Francis of Bells, and son-in-law Don Francis; three grandchildren, Jeff Francis and wife, Tammy Denise of Savoy, Donna Francis of Savoy, and Scott Francis and wife, Tammy Sue of Frisco. She was also a great-grandmother to Kimberly, Christina, Brittney, Sydney, and Daniel. “We love you Meme”
The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation for the excellent care given to Imogene by the Mullican Care Center Staff the past several years while she was a resident there.