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First Christian Church
Saturday July 3rd, 2021
12:00pm

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Vicki Lynn Raney

Vicki Lynn Raney, 72, of Siloam Springs, passed away Friday, June 18, 2021, at the Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville.

 

Vicki was born on February 12, 1949, in Sidney, Nebraska to Alfred Peters and Hazel Smith Peters.  She attended the Business Institute in Sidney where she received a Business Degree. Before leaving Nebraska Vicki worked at the C. A. Story Agency. Upon settling in Siloam Springs, she was employed at several different occupations including High Class Maintenance where she cleaned Northside Elementary and Southside Schools, she currently was employed at Car Mart as a driver. Vicki was a member of the 1st Christian Disciples of Christ in Sidney, Nebraska. She enjoyed many different interests in her life including being an accomplished pianist, having accompanied the Sidney High School singing group, Madrigal, on the piano. She was an avid book collector, loved steam locomotives, the Budweiser Clydesdales, classical Country music especially Waylon Jennings and Marty Robbins, was an extreme Corn Huskers fan and had an ever expanding collection of cats and cat’s accessories. Vicki had a large heart and would do anything for anyone.

 

She is survived by 5 children, Eric Arnold and wife Rebeckah of Siloam Springs, Karena Gregory of Cheyenne, Wyoming, Michelle Raney and husband Brenton Barnes of Siloam Springs, Wayne Malone of Siloam Springs and Will Raney of Ogden, Utah; one sister, Kerry Krauter of Pheonix, Arizona; two brothers, Kim Peters of Falmouth, Michigan and Val Peters of Sidney, Nebraska; twelve grandchildren and three great grandchildren along with many other family members.

 

Vicki was preceded in death by her parents, her boy friend Harold Anderson and one great grand child A.J. Armstrong IV.

 

A Memorial Service for Vicki will be held at the 1st Christian Church in Siloam Springs on Saturday, July 3, 2021 at 12:00pm. 


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My husband & I became Vicki and her youngest daughter Michelle neighbor when we moved next door to her in May 2004. I had lost my mother in October 2003. Over the months we got to know one another better we became friends. One day I walked next door to go visit with her as I had done many times before we were chattering away about something and she looked at me and said if you ever need a mom figure Marjie, I can be that for you. That was the day I realized that my neighbor who had become my friend was now my family. I feel blessed to have had her in my life and I will truly miss her.

Marjie Littlefield Jul 3 2021 12:00 AM

I met Vicki when she was working at Southside. I usually worked late and would have music playing. That was our first opening to developing a friendship-music! That year I saw what a truly hard working lady does, even when her hands are raw following chemo treatments. Vicki was one of the hardest working people I have ever known, and doing it without complaints. She was proud of her children. Our world sure needs more people like Vicki Raney.

Ann Todd Jun 30 2021 12:00 AM