Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1939

Bueford Jordan BUEFORD LEE JORDAN, 91, passed away on March 7, 2012 in Dallas, TX, with burial at Eastland City Cemetery in Eastland, TX. Bueford was born on Jan. 9, 1921 in Ranger, TX, to Clay & Nellie Kennedy Jordan. He graduated from Ranger High School in Class of 1939 & then worked as a night clerk and auditor in a Ranger hotel. It was through this job that he met his future wife May Dell who was a switchboard operator for Southwestern Bell. After three years of marriage, Bueford was drafted and he joined the United States Coast Guard and was assigned to the Coast Guard Cutter, Talapoosa. After he was discharged from the Coast Guard, Bueford worked for Lone Star Gas Company & worked for them for many years until his retirement. He was a member of First Christian Church and enjoyed watching TV, football and other sports and reading the newspaper. Bueford was preceded in death by his wife May Dell. He is survived by his daughter Jane McAllister of Mesquite; two grandchildren, Kim Sullivan and Dana Hartless both of Mesquite; his brother Rueben Jordan (RHS-1943); his sister Elsie Donahue and three great- grandchildren, Sarah and Cole Sullivan and Jordan Marshall.