Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1936

Terrell Williamson TERRELL W. WILLIAMSON, 89, passed away on April 28, 2010, with burial at the Eastland Cemetery in Eastland, TX. Terrell was born July 31, 1920 in Staff, Eastland, County, TX, to Frank & Edna Earle Williamson. He was raised on a farm in Staff, which today is Lake Leon. He graduated in 1936 from Ranger High School at Ranger, TX & went on to Tarleton State University for two years. He went to work as an electrician for Texas Electric Service in Eastland and Breckenridge. From there he went to work for the Defense Department as an electrician in 1942. The Defense Department assigned him duties in Oahu, HI and he was there until he was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1946. He served at Camp Lee, VR, where he attained the rank of Sergeant before being honorably discharged at San Antonio, TX, in 1947. Hethen worked as an electrical contractor in Paducah, KY for several years before returning to Texas. He was a member of the IBEW Local 920 for 50 years, retiring in 1986. He married Bobbye Joe Johnson in Sept. of 1958 in Breckenridge, TX. They moved to Abilene that same year and began a life together of nearly 52 years. He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Eddie Williamson (RHS-1926) & F.C. Williamson (RHS-1935). He is survived by his loving wife, Bobbye Joe of Potosi; two sons, Eddie Frank Williamson and wife Ina Jo of Potosi, and Billy Joe Johnson and wife Lois of Potosi; daughter Nell Kennedy and husband Charles of Olden; two grandchildren and three great- grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins, and his faithful companion, his dog, Cindy. WIFE: BOBBYE JOE WHEAT JOHNSON WILLIAMSON passed away on Sept. 1, 2010. She may have attended Ranger High School but not graduated. After her first husband, Bill Johnson, was killed, she married Terrell Williamson (RHS-1936).