Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1923

William & Hoyel Nichols WILLIAM C. "BILL" NICHOLS, 87, was born on Dec. 28, 1902 and died Feb. 16, 1990, while living in Fort Worth, TX. He was in the Ranger High School Class of 1923 at Ranger, TX & married Hoyet Wade (RHS-1929). J.D. Nichols (RHS-1930) was his brother. WIFE: HOYET WADE NICHOLS, 99, a resident of Fireside Lodge Healthcare Center in Fort Worth, TX went home to be with the Lord on April 26, 2011 only 26 days shy of 100 years. Burial was in Ever- green Cemetery at Ranger, TX. Hoyet was born May 22, 1911 in Lingleville, TX, and was the oldest of seven children and the only girl. Hoyet worked for Hollywood Vassarette in Eastland, TX, for 22 years. Her husband, William "Bill" Nichols, preceded Hoyet in death in 1990. Bill worked in the Ranger Post Office for 33 years. They lived in Ranger for more than 50 years where they were member of the First Baptist Church. They moved to Fort Worth in 1983 to be closer to family members and to share in the lives of their children and grandchildren. Hoyet was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, & great-grandmother. She was also preceded in death by her parents Matthew and Salla Wade, brothers, Horace, Hurst L., H.E., William Hargus, Harlan Jr. Wade and sisters- in-law, Elfreda, Marian and Sue Wade. She was devoted to her family and her church, Trinity Baptist Church. SURVIVORS: son Billy Mac Nichols (RHS-1954) and wife Sue Garrett Nichols (RHS-1957) of Katy, TX; daughter Barbara Lynn McPherson (RHS-1956) and husband Howard McPherson of Fort Worth, TX; five grandchildren; Kelly Nichols of Pflugerville, TX, Kim Abbrat and husband Kevin of Cypress, TX, Jeff Nichols and wife Nicole of Reading, MA, Scott McPherson and wife Melissa of Springtown, TX and Mickey McPherson and wife Michele of River Oaks, TX, and ten great-grandchildren; Kelsey, Kaleb, Konner and Kristianna Abbrat of Cypress, TX, Jessica and Logan McPherson of Springtown, TX, Levi and Faithlyn McPherson, of River Oaks, TX, and Zachary and Elena Nichols of Reading, MA. She is also survived by one brother: Herman Wade of Ft. Worth, and sisters-in-law Louise Wade of Albuquerque, NM and Ruth Nichols of Dallas, as well as numerous nephews and nieces, plus many dear friends.