Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1934

MAXELLE SHIRLEY TOWNSEND, 81, of Midland, TX, died Jan. 8, 1999, in Midland, TX. She was a 1934 graduate of Ranger High School at Ranger, TX. Burial was at Sand Flat Cemetery in Grand Saline, TX. Mrs. Townsend was born on March 18, 1917 in Grand Saline. She married Brady Cecil Townsend (RHS-1933) in April of 1934 in Benjamin. Brady Townsend was her schoolmate in the RHS Class of 1933. They were longtime residents of Ranger, having moved to Midland in 1993. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Ranger. She was preceded in death by her husband Brady in 1994. Survivors at the time of her death include two daughters, Shirley McLaren of Monahans and Sandra Keys of Midland; three sisters, Minnie Shirley Evans (RHS-1939) of Dallas, Dealva Shirley Vaughn (RHS-1932) of El Paso and Ruth Shirley Lindsay (RHS-1926) of Omaha, NE; a brother, Elbert Shirley (RHS-1929) of Monument, NM; & seven grand-children, seven great-grandchildren and one great-great- grandchild.