Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1940

MARY MODENA THOMPSON BENNETT, 79, was born on March 22, 1923, the daughter of Willie Dee Jennings Thompson Sutton and Thomas Birdwell Thompson, died on Jan. 5, 2003, in Dallas where she lived. She graduated from Ranger High School in 1940 in Ranger, TX. She was buried in Mt. Zion Cemetery. She is survived by her husband, Earl Vincent Bennett of Dallas and two daughters, Janis L. Butcher of San Diego, CA, and Susan K. Bennett of Dunedin, FL. Mrs. Bennett's great-grandparents were J.R. & Nancy A. Veale & her grandparents were E.Y. and Modena Jennings, all of whom are buried at Mt. Zion Cemetery located in Stephens County, about ten miles north of Ranger.