Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1944

DORIS RAE GROVES PIPKIN, 81, of Eastland, TX died Oct. 22, 2008 with interment in the Eastland City Cemetery. Born in Olden, TX on Sept. 13, 1927 to Lois T. & Viola Elsie Lawson Groves, she attended Olden school and was a Ranger High School graduate in the Class of 1944. She attended North Texas State University and worked for Texas Electric Service Co. in the Ranger, TX. In 1949, she married Bruce Pipkin and they worked for Pipkin Piggly Wiggly before opening the Pipkin Sporting Goods and later Pipkin Motor Company where she was the bookkeeper. She had been active in the Eastland PTO and the First United Methodist Church. She & Bruce enjoyed traveling and RV camping. She is survived by sons: Gary Bruce Pipkin & daughter Meagan of Abilene, and Mark and wife Rhonda Pipkin of Eastland and sons Ryan Pipkin of North Richland Hills and Rhett Pipkin of San Angelo; sisters June Groves Heinaman of Midland, TX, and Jean Groves Hendrick of Harker Heights; 1 niece and 2 nephews.