Rita Walker, 72 of Paint Rock passed away on Saturday, October 5, 2013 in Paint Rock. She was born on July 31, 1941 in Sanger, Calif. to her parents, Thomas Nathan and Minnie Mollie (Hamrick) Holland. She was the owner and operator of Rita’s Country Inn in Booneville and Rita’s Country Kitchen in Paint Rock.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Minnie Holland; brothers, Edward Holland, O.J. Holland, Truman Holland, Noble Holland, Floyd Holland and Delbert Holland; sisters, Willie Etta Skiles and Odell Day.
Graveside Service was held at 10 a.m., on Friday, October 11, 2013 at Paint Rock Cemetery Paris under the direction of Roller Funeral Home. Online guestbook at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com
She is survived by her sons, James Paul Mikles Jr. of Pleasant Hill, Mo. and Eric Mikles of Magazine; sister, Odelia Ritchey of Reedley, Calif.; brother, Carl Holland of Sanger, Calif.; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were David Hamm, John Friemel, Tony Hughes, Casey Cotton, Brian Morris and Jason Stewart. Honorary pallbearers will be Jim Mikles and Haden Hise.