Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1944

Marilyn Bell MARILYN MURRAY HICKEY BELL, 83, died on Feb. 10, 2012, in Fort Worth, TX with interment at Woodland Park in Mineral Wells, TX. She was born Sept. 5, 1928, in Ranger, TX. She graduated from Ranger High School in 1944 and attended Texas Tech University. During her nearly 60 years in Mineral Wells, she was very active with a wide variety of local charities, fundraisers and an enthusiastic supporter of Mineral Wells schools. Marilyn was a member of First Baptist Church of Mineral Wells, the Friendship Class, the Junior History Club, the Mineral Wells Woman's Club, the Red Hat Society and Holiday Hills Country Club. Marilyn was a co-owner of the Mineral Wells Index from the late 1950s to the mid-1970s. She was preceded in death by her parents, Walter Murray and Blanche Talley Murray; her husband, Ross L. Bell; son, Bobby Jack Hickey Jr.; infant daughter, Pamela Jane Hickey; and her first husband, Bob Jack Hickey (RHS-1944). Mavis Smith (RHS-1936) was her sister. Survivors at the time of her death: her sister, Catherine Houghton (RHS-1942) of Dallas; daughter, Jill Moore of Missouri City; and son, Jeff Hickey and wife, Charlotte, of Dallas. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Denise and Pat Daniels, Kim and Troy Bourgeois, Kenny and Holly Moore, Terri Hickey, Russell Hickey, Tamara & Bill Austin, Tyson Hickey and Trey Hickey; & seven great-grandchildren.