Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1932 RJC

Effie Williams Barton EFFIE MAE WILLIAMS BARTON, 87, passed from her family and friends into the loving arms of her Savior, Jesus Christ, Jan. 24, 2002, in Fort Worth, TX, with burial in Greenwood Memorial Park. Effie Mae Williams Barton was born on Jan. 19, 1915, in Ballinger. She grew up in Ranger, TX where she went to Ranger Jr. College, coaching the school's girl's basketball team to help pay her tuition. In Ranger she met and married Terrance Barton. They had two sons, David and Don. In 1942 she moved her family to Fort Worth and accepted a position with Convair. Effie worked as a design engineer until her retirement in 1983. Up until this past year Effie loved to play bridge, to bowl, to work in her yard, to do volunteer work for the Retired Business Women's Association, and she was an active member of the Ridglea West Baptist Church. Survivors at the time of her death are; sons, David Barton and wife, Sandra, Don Barton and wife, Judy; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Her sister was Jessie Williams Nelson (RHS-1929).