Venvela Christian Ranney, age 87, of North Little Rock passed away June 20th, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband Larry A "Boots" Ranney, her parents Worthen and Vela Christian and two brothers, Raymond and Billy Christian.

She retired from Southwestern Bell after 40 years of service. After retirement, she worked for Riley South Nursing Home and Woodland Heights Retirement Center.

Venvela is survived by her loving son, Dr. Larry Ranney and his wife, Kathy of North Little Rock and Kathy’s two children, Andrew and Brian Cox. She will be missed greatly by her animal companions Molly, Samantha, and Gracie.

Graveside service will be at Pinecrest Memorial Park in Alexander on Tuesday, June 26th at 10 am conducted by Father Frank DuPreez.

Memorials may be made to Pulaski County Humane Society.