Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1938

Helen Hatfield NETTIE HELEN HATFIELD WHITE WADE, 86, was born on Oct. 25, 1921 in Ranger, TX to Lou Belle (Skinner) & John Alec Hatfield, and died on Sept. 23, 2008 in Wichita Falls, TX. Burial was at Evergreen Cemetery in Ranger. Helen married Carl E. White, Sr. in Jan. of 1940. He preceded her in death on Jan. 20, 1978. In Nov. of 1984, she married Melvin C. Wade and lived in Odessa until his death in 1991. Also preceding her in death was her youngest son, Donnie White (RHS- 1974), who died in 2007. Helen worked for the Ranger Independent School District, managing the cafeteria at Young School Elementary. She transferred from there to Ranger Jr. College's cafeteria, where she retired. She and Carl raised their family in the Second Baptist Church of Ranger. She was well known for her baking-especially cakes & divinity candy. At the time of her death she was a member of Lamar Baptist Church and living in the Alzheimer Unit at Texoma Christian Care Center in Wichita Falls. Helen is survived by her children: Charles White (RHS-1960) of Ranger, Gene White (RHS-1961) of Archer City, Linda Kay White (RHS-1967) & Joe Miller of Wichita Falls, and daughter-in-law, Ginger White of Wichita Falls. 8 grandchildren, Sandy Stone- Thornton (Andy), Clay Miller (Kitty), Karla Landours (Tony), Kari White, and Cody White all of Wichita Falls, Misti White Berend of Archer City, Rodney White Fisher of Ranger, and Heather White Ce De Baca of Azle, 11 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews, and many good friends.