Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1973

Debra Carmack DEBRA BEARDEN CARMACK, 41, of Olden, TX died in an Abilene hospital on February 1, 1997. Interment was in Colony Cemetery near Ranger, TX. Mrs. Carmack was born in Ranger on March 14, 1955, where she graduated from high school. She worked as a beautician and truck driver. She was a charter member of Ranger Riding Club and was a member of Eastside Baptist Church. She had one son, Cory Lee Vinson of Ranger. Her parents were Jack and Peggy Bearden of Ranger. She had one sister, Tracy Johnston (RHS-1986) of Ranger; two brothers, Larry Bearden (RHS-1976) of Wingate and Mark Bearden (RHS-1988) of Ranger. Her maternal grandmother was Irene Thomas of Ranger. FATHER: JACK C. BEARDEN, 71, died at Ranger, TX on June 4, 2003, 8 months after his wife had died. He was buried in Colony Cemetery with his wife, Peggy. He was born on August 6 in Eastland County to Emma Cunningham and Claude C. Bearden. He served his country in the U.S. Army and was an employee of the Featherlite Corporation for 35 years. He had a brother, W.H. Bearden of Aledo, three sisters, Frankie Parr of Baird, Bonnie Taylor of Sherman and Clairdell Gremillion of Louisiana. Their survivors include a daughter, Tracy Bearden Johnston, Class of 1986, of Ranger; sons, Larry (RHS-1976), and wife, Page, of Wingate, and Mark (RHS-1988), and wife, Edie, of Ranger; and five grandchildren. MOTHER: PEGGY ROSE THOMAS BEARDEN, 68, passed away on September 28, 2002. Mrs. Bearden was born in Dennis on March 6, 1934, to Irby and Irene (Rose) Thomas. She attended school in Brock, and graduated Valedictorian of her class. She married Jack Bearden in March of 1952, in Aledo, & they lived in Ranger since 1954. Peggy worked at Ranger General Hospital for 30 years as a ward clerk and hospital aide. She was a member of Eastside Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Debbie Vinson (RHS-1973) in 1997 and a brother, Carroll Thomas and was survived by her mother, Irene Thomas, of Ranger.