Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1953

Noel Kim NOEL VAUGHN KIM, 67, was born in Thurber, TX, on Nov. 18, 1934, to Louise & Lester Kim, but grew up in Ranger, TX. He was in the Ranger High School Class of 1953. Noel died in Eastland on Sept. 21, 2002. His brothers, LaVoice Royce Kim (RHS-1943) & Stacy L. Kim (RHS-1944) were also born in Thurber and raised in Ranger. Their mother remarried Clyde Kelley after the father's death and died at Eastland in 2003 at age 96. Clyde Kelley preceded her in death. Noel was cremated and his ashes later scattered at his mother's grave-site at Evergreen Cemetery in Ranger. He was first married to Annlee Wolford (RHS-1954), now deceased, and they had three children. The eldest son, David Kim, lives in Cleveland, TX, another son is Chris Kim and a daughter, Vicki. Noel's widow, Glenda Inez Wysk Hurst, a second wife, lives in Eastland. His parents are buried at Evergreen Cemetery in Ranger along with their sons Noel Vaughn Kim & Stacy L. Kim. LaVoice Royce is buried elsewhere. Private Stacy Kim served in the U.S. Army, receiving the Purple Heart for injuries sustained.