Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1928

Myrtle Blankenship MYRTLE PAULINE BLANKENSHIP HARPER, 94, of Austin, TX & formerly of Ranger, TX passed away on Aug. 22, 2003 in Austin, with burial in Alameda Cemetery near Ranger. Mrs. Harper was born in Ranger, TX on Aug. 17, 1909. She was the daughter of John A. and Myrtle Savanha Barrett Blankenship. She was a graduate of Ranger High School. She married Charles E. Harper (RHS-1929) in Aug. of 1930 in Ranger, TX, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 16, 1985. She spent most of her life in Ranger except for 20 years that she lived in Toledo, OH. She was a member of Eastside Baptist Church. Survivors include daughter, Ernestine Joy Gilbert (RHS-1949) of Austin; sons, J.D. Harper (RHS-1953) of Austin & Charles "Chuck" Harper, Jr. (RHS-1960) of Collinswood, NJ.