Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1937

CLEO PERRIN TARVER, 79, of Abilene and formerly of Ranger, died November 30, 1999 at an Abilene hospital. Burial was at Evergreen Cemetery in Ranger, TX. Mrs. Tarver was born on October 15, 1920 in Anson, TX, to Burton and Maudie (Sparks) Perrin (died in 1984). She grew up in Ranger and was a graduate of Ranger High School in 1937. After graduation, she married Marvin J. Tarver in Clyde, TX. They moved all over Texas managing apartments & hotels. She was also a merchandise manager for women’s apparel in department stores in Abilene. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Ranger. She was preceded in death by a brother, William Thomas Perrin (RHS-1944) who died in 1997. Survivors at the time of her death are her husband, Marvin J. Tarver of Abilene; two brothers & their wives, Billy Jack (RHS-1949) and Sue Perrin of Fort Worth and Donald Ray (RHS-1954) and Melba Perrin of Fort Worth; a sister-in-law, LaHoma Perrin of Fort Worth; a brother- in-law and wife, Odis and Joyce Fox of Oxnard, CA; an aunt, Lola Sparks of Big Spring; an uncle, Bob Staggs of Fort Worth; and many nieces and nephews. HUSBAND: MARVIN JAMES TARVER, 85, of Rising Star, TX, formerly of Ranger, died Oct. 13, 2002 at a Brownwood hospital. Burial was at the Evergreen Cemetery in Ranger, TX. Mr. Tarver was born in Eastland, TX, on August 27, 1917, to the late James Ollie and Lettie Lee Norton Tarver. He was a graduate of Eastland High School. He served in the Army during World War II from 1943 to 1946. He was also owner/operator of a cleaning business in Ranger before retiring. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Cleo Perrin Tarver. Survivors were a sister, Joyce Ann Fox and her husband, Otis Fox of Oxnard, CA; and a brother-in-law, Billie Jack Perrin of Fort Worth.