Karisa Ann “Little Red” Raines, 21, of Fort Stockton, Texas passed from this life on March 15, 2022, in a tragic accident outside of Andrews, Texas. Karisa was born on February 5, 2001 in Denton, Texas her parents are Gary and Sandy Raines.
Karisa graduated from Fort Stockton High School in 2019. She excelled in academics and athletics. She was an outstanding golfer and had a determined work ethic to match her talent. She was attending the University of the Southwest in Hobbs, New Mexico on a golf scholarship. She was scheduled to graduate on May 14, 2022, with a bachelor’s degree in biology. She was planning to stay at USW for another year to obtain a master’s in forensic biology.
Outside of school and golf she always made her faith and love for Christ a priority. In Fort Stockton from the time as a young girl to the time she graduated from high school she was very active in her youth group. Karisa made a lasting impression on so many in all walks of her life. From her hometown, golf, University of the Southwest, and church, she meant so much to so many. She will be greatly missed by all.
Karisa is preceded in death by her grandparents, Fletcher and Addie Wood, and John and Betty Raines.
Those left to honor and cherish her beloved memory are her parents, Gary and Sandy Raines; twin brother, Kasey Raines; brother, Jeff Roberson; sisters, Nikki Faulkner, Shannon Roberson; numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and many dear friends.
Pallbearers will be Jeff Roberson, Kasey Raines, Shannon Roberson, Tara Sanchez, Andrew Franco, and Ethan Ezell. Honorary pallbearers are Lea Daggett and David Kennedy.
A Memorial Service in celebration of Karisa’s life will be held Saturday, March 26, 2022, at 1 PM at the Fort Stockton High School Special Events Center with Dr. Rev. Jim Miles officiating.
Graveside service service will be Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 11:00AM at East Hill Cemetery, Fort Stockton, Texas.