Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1928

Mary Lindsay Jasper Massegee MARY LEE LINDSAY MASSEGEE, 88, died in April of 1999. She was a graduate of Ranger High School at Ranger, TX & attended business college and seminary. She married the Rev. Jasper Charles Massegee in Abilene in 1934. She worked as a nurse’s aide at Ranger Hospital. She was a housewife and a member of Second Baptist Church of Ranger. She had one son, J. Charles Massegee Jr. (RHS-1954) & one daughter, Mary Carolyn Wyatt. Interment was in Evergreen Cemetery in Ranger. HUSBAND: REVEREND JASPER C. MASSEGEE, SR., 86, died Feb. 20, 2000, at his home. Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery at Ranger, TX. Rev. Massegee was born in Matador, TX, on Feb. 17, 1914, to William Lee & Mary Grace Whitaker Massegee and graduated from Howard Payne University and Southwestern theological Seminary. He and Mary Lee Lindsay were married on June 30, 1934. He was an Army veteran of World War II and retired as a lieutenant colonel in 1970, having served as a chaplain for 27 years. He pastored several churches in Texas and retired from Second Baptist Church after 70 years in ministry. He was a member of Ranger Lions Club. Survivors include one son, Jasper "Charles" Massegee Jr. of Ranger; one daughter, Mary Carolyn Wyatt of Wichita Falls; two sisters, Grace Cockerham of Fort Worth & Dorothy Francis of California, MO; one brother, Jonathan Riley Massegee of Denton; five grandchildren & six great-grandchildren.