Linda "Charlene" (Chambers) Rinard, 72, of Big Spring, died Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, at her residence. Visitation was held Sunday,  Aug. 11, 3-4 p.m., at Myers & Smith Chapel. Services were held Monday, Aug. 12, at 2 p.m. at Midway Baptist Church. Burial followed at Coahoma Cemetery.
Charlene was born Oct. 23, 1940, to Iva Lee and Forrest Clinton Chambers in Seymour, Texas. She married Jackie Rinard Dec. 6, 1958, in Olney, Texas. She was a resident of Howard County since 1961. She owned Al's Bar-B-Que in Big Spring for several years. She also worked for Chaney's Jewelry and Dunlaps. She was a member of Midway Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband, Jackie Rinard Sr., of Big Spring; one daughter, Brenda Burks and husband Guinn of Crane; two sons, Ray Rinard and wife Michelle of Midland, Jim Rinard and wife Tasha of Big Spring; one sister, Alice Jane (Chambers) Thomas and husband Bill of Olney; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Charles Clinton Chambers.
Arrangements were by Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Pay your respects online at