Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1942

Florence Lawson Cogburn Jack Cogburn FLORENCE MARIE LAWSON COGBURN, 88, of Eastland, TX, passed away Jan. 17, 2012 in Eastland, with burial in Eastland City Cemetery. Mrs. Cogburn was born Feb. 12, 1923 in Thurber, TX to Bill & Treta (Hilburn) Lawson. She graduated from Ranger High School in 1942 at Ranger, TX. She married Jack Cogburn in 1945 at Ranger. She had been a resident of Eastland since 1950 and was a member of the Daugherty St. Church of Christ. She was a homemaker and seamstress, having made many wedding dresses over the years. She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Jana Cogburn; and 3 brothers, Billy Carl Lawson (RHS-1958), Joe Charles Lawson (RHS-1955) and Robert Lawson (RHS- 1944). Survivors at the time of her death include her husband, Jack Cogburn of Eastland; a son, Kenny Cogburn and wife Wadena of Denton; grandchildren, Jason Cogburn & wife Laurie of Eastland, and Crystie Kubena of Frisco; great- grandchildren, Alicea Alice Kubena, Justin Cogburn, Jayton Cogburn, and Hawk Kubena; and nephew, Robert Charles Lawson of Eastland. HUSBAND: JACK L. COGBURN, 92, went home to the arms of his Lord and Savior Feb. 8, 2019, laid to rest beside her wife at the Eastland City Cemetery. Jack was born April 2, 1926 in Weatherford, TX to Cecil & Inez Gilbert Cogburn. In 1944, at the age of 18, he joined the U.S. Navy and served during WWII. In Sept. of 1945, he married Miss Florence Marie Lawson (RHS-1942) in Ranger, TX and became a longtime resident of Eastland in 1950. Jack worked for Victor Cornelius at VC Menus for 36 years as a Linotype Operator and was a member of the Daugherty St. Church of Christ since 1961. For fun, Jack love going to gun shows & pawn shops looking for interest- ing things he could buy at one shop and maybe sell at the next. He was also a jeweler of sorts; he enjoyed taking old jewelry and remaking it into something new and unique. Jack was preceded in death by his loving wife Florence in 2012 and a precious granddaughter, Jana Cogburn in 1984. He is survived by his son, Kenny Cogburn & wife Wadena of Comanche; grandson, Jason Cogburn of Eastland; great- grandsons, Justin Cogburn of Midland and Jayton Cogburn of Eastland and their mother, Laurie Cogburn also of Eastland. He is also survived by granddaughter, Chrystie Parkman & husband Brent of McKinney; great-granddaughters, Alicea Kubena of Baton Rouge and Lillyana Parkman of McKinney; & great-grandson, Hawk Kubena also of McKinney; and many friends.