BENNY LEE GAILEY, 60, died on June 18, 2000, at his
home. Interment was in Mount Marion Cemetery in Strawn.
He was born December 30, 1939, at Strawn to Nick and
Selma Gailey. Mr. Gailey attended school in Strawn and
graduated from Ranger High School. He was a farmer and
rancher and served two years in the Army National Guard.
He married Verna Napier in 1964; she preceded him in death.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Strawn.
Survivors at the time of his death include his mother,
Selma Gailey of Ranger; one son, Rhyne Gailey of Arlington;
two brothers, Byron Gailey (RHS-1952), Bobby Gailey (RHS-
1951) of Strawn; one sister, Beverly Eddleman (RHS-1956)
of Ranger; numerous nieces and nephews.