Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1932

Opadell Brown OPADELL BROWN BAKER, 89, was born Oct. 11, 1911 in Gorman, TX, the youngest of four children, to Charity Obie Butts & Walter Lee Brown, and died March 10, 2001 while living in White Settlement, TX. She attended Cooper elementary school and Ranger High School with the Class of 1932 at Ranger, TX, but may have graduated elsewhere. She had a sister, Velma (RHS-1929) & two brothers, Claude Brown, and Vada Leroy Brown. In December of 1933, she married Jay B. Baker who died in 1994, at White Settlement. They lived in West Texas & in the Dallas/Fort Worth area before they moved to Ranger in 1946 where Jay B. Baker worked for the Lone Star Gas Company for almost 30 years. They had one son, Jay Dell Baker (RHS-1962) and who lives in Fort Worth, TX and a daughter, Sherry Ann Baker Farnsworth (RHS- 1957), who lives in Schaumburg, IL. Opadell & Velma, their parents, their husbands, and other relatives are buried in the Evergreen Cemetery at Ranger.