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Jayna Riner

d. January 21, 2015

Jayna Sue Riner, 68, of Lee's Summit, Missouri, formerly of Redwood City, California, was born February 6, 1946, in Dixon, California, the daughter of Jesse William and Nila Grayce (Beeler) Jones. She departed this life Wednesday, January 21, 2015, at the Kansas University Medical Center.

Jayna was a 1964 Dixon High School graduate later earning her Bachelor's degree from Oregon State University (OSU).

On August 26, 1967, she was united in marriage to John David Riner, Jr. in Dixon.

Early in Jayna's career she was employed as an Interior Designer; later becoming a homemaker. Her hobbies included genealogy, creating stained glass windows, folk art painting, gardening, knitting, and crocheting. She was a member of the Kappa Delta Sorority at OSU and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She and John attended the Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church.

Jayna was preceded in death by her parents.

She is survived by her husband John of the home; three children, John W. (and Susan) Riner of Cocoa, Florida, David W. Riner of Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Melanie J. (and Daniel) Love of Lee's Summit; three grandchildren, Kathleen, Jameson, and Liam, all of Lee's Summit; two brothers, Beeler Jones and Jesse (and Mary Ellen) Jones both of Dixon; other relatives and friends.

Graveside funeral services were held Friday, January 23, 2015, at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Reverend David Owsley officiated.

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