Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1960

Joyce Johnson JOYCE JOHNSON SAWEY, 66 of San Antonio, TX, passed away on Nov. 29, 2007 with burial in the Kenedy Cemetery. She was born to the late Charles James & Dotsie Parr Johnson on June 30, 1942 in Ranger, TX. Joyce attended Young School & Ranger High School in the Class of 1960. At the time of her death, Joyce was survived by sons, Keith (Terre) Sawey of Bulverde, Royce (Barbara) Sawey & Glenn (Christy) Sawey of San Antonio, sister, Wanda Strachan (RHS-1956) of Texarkana, brother, Lawrence Johnson of Abilene, grandchildren, Kristofer, Klayton, Elaine, Sydney, Nathan Sawey and great-grandson, Julian Sawey. BROTHER: LAWRENCE PARR JOHNSON, 82, died Feb. 21, 2015 at Abilene, TX with burial at Hawley Cemetery. Mr. Johnson was born in Brownwood, TX to Charles James Johnson Sr. & Dotsie Ellen Parr. He grew up in Ranger and moved to Abilene in 1950. He worked as a diesel mechanic. Lawrence was preceded in death by his wife Nancy Sanders Johnson, his parents, & several brothers and sisters including Joyce Sawey (RHS-1960). He is survived by daughters Deborah Billings and husband Derl, and Stacye Johnson. Son James Johnson, 4 grandchildren, 7 great- grandchildren, & 3 great-great grandchildren. His daughter, Deborah Billings, passed away on March 5, 2016. She was born July 6, 1952 in Ranger, TX to Lawrence Johnson & Lettie Taylor Cason. She was married to Derl Billings. Deborah was a homemaker & a graduate of Bells High School. She is survived by her husband, Derl of Ambrose; daughters, Robin Allen and Dennis Julius of Savoy and Brandy Yates and Billy Carroll of Bells; step-sons, John and Sandra Billings and Todd and Sheena Billings; step-daughter, Rhonda & Bubba Huffman; sister, Stacy Johnson; grandchildren Kellie Lopez and Bud, Reecy & Lane Allen, Colton Yates, Krystal Edgington, Chase, Madison, Emily, Trenton and Lucia Billings, Danielle Albert and Lorinda Lillie; seven great-grandchildren; & numerous nieces and nephews.