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Jesus Renteria Amelia Renteria JESUS G. RENTERIA SR., 81, of Ranger died March 25, 2000, with burial at Evergreen Cemetery in Ranger, TX. Jesus was born on January 1, 1919 in Santarita, NM, to Mariono and Margarita (Gonzales) Renteria. He attended Cooper School and St. Rita’s Catholic School in Ranger. He worked for 54 years as an oil field pumper for Pearson Corp. He was very active in his younger years with local baseball, helping to build little league and pony league teams and baseball fields. He umpired college baseball for many years. He also played semi-pro baseball. He married Amelia Cervantez in December of 1943 in Waco, TX. He was a WWII Army veteran. Survivors at the time of his death were his wife, Amelia Renteria of Ranger; three sons and wives, Jesse & Debbie Renteria, Jr. of Sugarland, TX, Armando and Donna Renteria of Trinadad, TX, and Ronnie and Christy Renteria of Sugarland, TX; five daughters and husbands, Adella and Larry Harris of Fort Worth, Gloria and Edward Nunez of Possom Kingdom Lake, Eloisa & Winston Grayson of Sulphur Springs, Elvera and Glenn Nickell of Coleman Quinn Robinson of Mineral Wells, 20 grandchildren, 25 great- grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. WIFE: AMELIA CERVANTEZ RENTERIA, 84, of Weather- ford, TX and formerly of Ranger, went to be with her Lord on March 5, 2009. Interment was in Evergreen Cemetery in Ranger, TX. Amelia was born Sept. 2, 1924, in Temple to Arnulfo and Juana Garcia Cervantez. She married Jesus Renteria in December of 1944, in Ranger; he preceded her in death in 2000. Amelia provided child care for many children in Ranger for several years. She loved her plants and was known to have a green thumb. She was very supportive of charitable organizations and was a member of St. Rita's Catholic Church in Ranger. She was preceded in death by four brothers and sisters. Survivors at the time of her death: Her children, Jesse Renteria Jr. (RHS-1965) of Sugar Land, Adella Harris (RHS-1965) of Fort Worth, Gloria Nunez (RHS-1967) of Mineral Wells, Elvera Nickell (RHS-1968) of Coleman, Armando Renteria (RHS-1969) of Kemp, Eloisa Grayson (RHS-1971) of Sulphur Springs, Esther Robinson (RHS- 1975) of Brock and Ronnie Renteria (RHS-1983) of Rosenberg; brother, Emilo Cervantez of Waco; sisters, Mary Ann Tovar of Waco and Janie Sepulveda of Robinson; 22 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; four great- great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.