Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1945 RJC

Bailey Woods BAILEY LEMLEY WOODS, SR., 73, of Arlington, TX died on Nov. 23, 2000 in Arlington with interment in Cross Roads Cemetery near Ranger, TX. Mr. Woods was born in Eastland County & raised in the Ranger area. He served in the U.S. Army during the occupation of Japan. He attended Ranger College and Abilene Christian University. He married Norma Jean Stracener in Westlake, LA. He worked in the oilfield for 35 years, before becoming a Nurses' Assistant at Baptist Memorial Hospital in San Angelo, after which he retired and moved to Arlington. Survivors at the time of his death include his wife, Norma Jean Woods of Arlington; a son, Bailey Kabe Woods of Simsbury, CT; a daughter, Cindy Katrina Rhodes of Mansfield; two brothers, Tim Woods (RHS- 1951) of Granbury and Floyd Woods (RHS-1954) of Odessa; two sisters, Gwen Woods Bonner (RHS-1948) of Hico and Cevellia Woods Barron (RHS-1954) of Abilene; and five grandchildren. WIFE: NORMA JEAN WOODS, 63, passed away on April 29, 2002 in Arlington. Burial was in Crossroads Cemetery near Ranger, TX. Mrs. Woods was born on October 7, 1938 in Weslake, Louisiana to Arlie and Lena Mae (Wood) Stracener. She grew up in Louisiana and attended school there. She met and married Bailey Woods (RHS-1945) in March of 1954 in Weslake, Louisiana and he preceded her in death in 2000. They lived in numerous locations before settling in Arlington. Mrs. Woods was a member of the New York Avenue Church of Christ in Arlington. She was a housewife and mother. At the time of her death, Mrs. Woods is survived by: son, Kabe Woods of Simsbury, Connecticut; daughter, Katrina Rhodes of Mansfield, TX; two brothers, Wayne Stacener of Rock Island, IL and Terry Stracener of Weslake, Louisiana; one sister, Arlena Holcomb of Rock Island, Louisiana; 5 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Truman Woods BROTHER: TRUMAN WOODS, 93, died on Dec. 22, 1999 at his home. Burial was in Pleasant Valley Cemetery in Brownwood, TX. Mr. Woods was born in Ranger, TX & had lived in Brownwood since 1940. He married Rosa M. Lee in Brownwood in 1927. He was a blacksmith and a member of Belle Plain Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon. Survivors at the time of his death include his wife, of Brownwood; two daughters, Fay Nell Holamon of Brownwood, Marie Fields of Abilene; one son, Grady Woods of Lillian; seven grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; seven great- great-grandchildren. His brother was Bailey L. Woods (RHS- 1945) and his sister was Mollie Woods Neal.