Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1940

Audrey Rose AUDREY FAYE BUSH ROSE (affectionately known as Tootsie) was born on April 12, 1923, passed away on Aug. 18, 2023, with burial in Merriman Cemetery near Ranger, TX. She was a graduate of Ranger High School in the Classof 1940 and married Charlie Claud Rose (RHS-1936) in 1939. Audrey was a devoted mother to her daughter Charlotte Faye and son Jimmy Charles. Her work history included roles at Piggly Wiggly, Porky Pig drive-in, Ratliff Feed Store, Rexall Drug Store's soda fountain, & First State Bank, where she worked for 38 years. Audrey was a member of 2nd Baptist Church, serving as treasurer/secretary for many years. She enjoyed gardening, baking, quilting, painting, and even participated in bowling on a women's team, competing in state tournaments. Audrey Faye Rose is preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Charlie Rose, and her son who passed away at 18 months old, also a brother Durwood Bush (RHS-1936). She is survived by her brother Ronald Bush (RHS-1955), her daughter Charlotte Rose (RHS- 1958) and husband Byrl Sirmon, granddaughter Christi McKelvey and husband David, grand- daughter Kim Zeiler and husband Frank, along with great-grandchildren Nate, Megan, Steven, & Derrick.