Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1955 RJC

Darlene Crabb Fields SHIRLEY DARLENE CRABB FIELDS, 73, died April 13, 2011 at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA. She was born to James Howard and Lee Ola Crabb on January 7, 1938 in Ranger, TX. Darlene graduated from Ranger High School in 1955 and attended Ranger Junior College in 1956. She and her husband, Jim Fields, lived in Big Springs, TX where she served as pianist for First Baptist Church Sand Springs. They later moved to Odessa, TX, where she was the pianist for Westside Baptist Church and Jim was the Pastor. After Odessa, some years were spent in Saudi Arabia where both worked for ARAMCO. Midland, TX then became home where Darlene worked 30 years for Chevron and was pianist for Cotton Flat Baptist Church where Jim was the pastor. She also cared for her mother, Lee Ola Crabb, who resided in a nursing home there. After she retired from Chevron, they moved to Las Vegas, NV, where she cared for her great-granddaughter from 2003 to 2008. Preceding Darlene was son, Randy Fields, grandson, Rusty Pendleton and nephew, Kelly Delany. She is survived by her husband of 55 years James Wayne Fields of Las Vegas, NV; daughter Rhonda Sikes and son-in-law Palmer Sikes of Las Vegas; grandson Jakob Sikes of Las Vegas; granddaughter Jennifer Pendleton and great-granddaughter Kylee Edwards of San Diego; sister Barbara Delany (RHS-1960); nieces Shanna Delany and Tracey Spurgeon; great-niece Kiersten Delany Ezell and great-nephews Brody Spurgeon and Kavan Spurgeon of San Antonio TX; and numerous cousins and family in Texas and California. HUSBAND: JAMES WAYNE "JIM" FIELDS died in July of 2012. There were three surviving sisters of a large family.