Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1961

Jennie Walton Rawls JENNIE LU ELLA WALTON RAWLS, age 67, of Weatherford, TX, departed to meet our Lord on July 17, 2009. Burial was at Evergreen Cemetery in Ranger, TX. Jennie was born August 24, 1941 to Edgar & La Nita Davis Walton in San Antonio, TX, Jennie was the fourth of six siblings. Jennie grew up in Ranger, TX, and married her high school sweetheart, the late Jack Allen Rawls Jr. (RHS-1959) in Jan. of 1961. Jack and Jennie were the model of true and sincere love through 47 years of marriage until Jack's passing last October. Jennie began her career as a devoted homemaker in Austin, followed by almost 5 years in Sugar Land, TX. From there the couple spent 20 years in Belton. After Jack's retirement from Texas Instruments, Jack and Jennie retired to Weatherford, TX. Jennie was dedicated in her faith and contributed in church activities for many years. Her fresh baked unleavened bread was served for communion at the Presbyterian Church and she enjoyed bringing dishes to share at church events. Jennie was also a devout follower of the Kenneth Copeland Ministries and delighted in the Believer's Conventions. Jennie knew her bible and could quote scriptures from memory. She was an exemplary and humble Christian. Jennie Rawls was a remarkable seamstress, cook, cake decorator, and gardener. She loved to snow ski, play golf, and go camping. She was an enthusiastic sports fan, and faithfully cheered on the Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Stars, and the Texas Longhorns. Whether she had tickets or watched the games from home, she never missed a game and had a passion for sports. Jennie Rawls gave her life to her faith and her family and was an excellent wife and mother. She will always be remembered for her kind heart, her bold personality, her strength, and her delightful smile. The world is a better place for having been blessed with her presence. Her immediate family includes, mother-in-law, Reba Rawls (RHS-1934); sons Jack Allen Rawls III and his wife Arlene, Thomas Lee Rawls and his wife Amay; brothers, Hal Walton and his wife Mary, Tom Walton and his wife Shirley; sisters, Martha Ervin and her husband Tom, Peggy King and her husband Lee; grandchildren, Michael Rawls and his wife Kelly, Mindy Gonzales and her husband Jason, Alexandria Rawls, McKenna Rawls and Madeline Camp; great-grandchildren Kiley Gonzales, and her beloved poodle, Crystal Star.