Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1941

Janie Yvonne Ivy JANIE YVONNE IVY SMITH, 79, of Stanton, TX died on Jan. 12, 2004 in a Stanton nursing home, with burial at Evergreen Cemetery in Ranger, TX. She was born on April 9, 1924, in Ranger and married Jesse Leroy Smith (RHS-1939) on May 22, 1939, in Eastland. They lived in Midland the last 11 years but lived and worked in various countries around the world during their earlier married life. She enjoyed bowling, traveling, and meeting and being with people. She loved children and beside her three, she took in and raised several other children. She always took the time to help those in need. Survivors include her husband of 64 years, Jesse Leroy Smith of Stanton, two sons and daughters- in-law, Stanley and Marianne Smith of Abilene, Michael T. and Jackie Smith of Stanton; one daughter and son-in-law, Rene & Barry Heard of Whitharral; her sister, Wanda Dublin (RHS-1938) of Midland; 7 grandchildren; seven great-grand- children; and numerous friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, John W. and Clara Sparger Ivy & one brother, Quitman Echlon Ivy (RHS-1944).