Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1939

JESSE LEROY SMITH, 85, of Stanton, TX formerly of Midland, died on April 15, 2005 in Midland, with burial at Evergreen Cemetery in Ranger, TX. He was born March 3, 1920, in Tarrant, TX & married Janie Ivy (RHS-1941) in May of 1939 in Eastland. She preceded him in death. He was in the Ranger High School Class of 1939 but graduated from Colony High School. Jesse served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He was also preceded in death by his parents & a sister. At the time of his death, survivors include two sons, Stanley Smith of Abilene, Michael Smith of Stanton; one daughter, Rene Heard of Whitharral; seven grandchildren; & eight great-grandchildren.