Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1943

Lonnie Coones LONNIE J. COONES, 89, of Longview, TX, went to be with the Lord on July 30, 2013, with entombment at Lakeview Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. He was born on Dec. 24, 1923 in Vernon, TX, to Joseph W. & Dolly Coones. Lonnie attended Ranger High School in the Class of 1943 at Ranger, TX and was a veteran of WWII serving in the Pacific. He married Ethel K. Butcher (RHS-1944) in 1946. He is survived by his wife of 66 years; one son; three grandsons; and three great-grandchildren; four brothers: Roy Coones, Gene Coones, Ed Coones and Don Coones as well as several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, one brother & three sisters. His sisters were Marie Coones Davis, Ivadell Coones Woods (RHS-1938), & Mary Coones McCoy (RHS-1937).