Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1945

ROLAND B. "BRELAND" WALLACE, 71, died on Feb. 4, 1999. Interment was in Evergreen Cemetery at Ranger TX. Mr. Wallace was born in Ranger to Gertie Squires and Elmer E. Wallace on July 4, 1927, where he grew up. He attended Ranger High School in the Class of 1945 and married Jene Ball in 1948. He served with the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He operated the Pontiac dealership in Ranger from 1956-58. He moved to Abilene in 1960, where he operated Pine Street Motors, The Auto Auction, East I-20 Wrecking Yard, and Elmdale Motors before retiring in 1989. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Eastland. He had two sons, Breland "Dusty" Wallace and Sandy Wallace of Elmdale; and one daughter, Lerena Wiggins. WIFE: AUGUSTINE "GAGGA JENE" BALL WALLACE, 73, died on January 14, 2006. She was born September 24, 1932 in Stanton, TX, to Tom and Irene Ball. She married the love of her life, R.B. Wallace in Ranger, TX, in July of 1948. He preceded her in death in 1999. Jene was a retired hairdresser, previous owner of Starlight Beauty Salon and a homemaker. She is survived by 2 sons, Breland "Dusty" Wallace and wife, Elaine of North Richland Hills, TX and Roland "Sandy" Wallace and wife, Vicki of Abilene, Texas; 1 daughter, Lerena Wiggins and husband, Gereld of Checotah, OK; 6 grandsons, Brad Wallace of Arlington, Brandon Wallace and wife, Michelle of Abilene, Brent Wallace of Abilene, Casey Loper of Tahlequah, OK, Jared Wallace of North Richland Hills, and Derek Wallace of North Richland Hills; 1 granddaughter, Misty Loper of Stigler, OK, two great-grandchildren, Roland "Drake" & Camri Wallace of Abilene. She is also survived by 3 brothers, Odis Ball (RHS-1955), Jerry Ball (RHS-1958) & C.L. Ball all of Houston and her best friend and only sister, Lavern Warren of Trinidad, TX; two very special nephews, Melvin Patterson of Chandler, TX and Wayne Patterson of Trinidad, TX along with numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Gagga had a light of her own that will be irreplaceable and cherished in all our memories.