Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1960

Don Adams DON SHERON ADAMS was born on Dec. 6, 1941 in Palo Pintos County on County's Link Ranch to Melvin & Mabel Collins Adams. Don died August 31, 2013, in Eastland, TX, at the age of 71. Don's parents moved to Ranger, TX in 1953, where Don lived the remainder of his Life. Don graduated from Ranger High School in the Class of 1960 and from the University of Texas Tech with a degree in accounting. Burial was in Cross Roads Cemetery near Ranger. Don married Charlotte Howton in 1965, and to their marriage three children were born. Don farmed with his father for many years, but was an entrepreneur at heart, instituting and developing a number of business interests in his lifetime. Don is preceded in death by his parents, Charlotte Adams in 2010; a sister-in-law, a sister Eugenia Adams who died at the age of 13. At the time of his death, Don was survived by his brother Guinn Adams (RHS-1966), a sister & brother- in-law, Jane (RHS-1962) & Bob Haynes; his children and their spouses, Steve (RHS-1985) and Mary Adams, Kim (RHS-1988) & Bill Miller, Mark (RHS-1997) and Nicole Adams; five grandchildren; and four great- grandchildren. WIFE: CHARLOTTE ANN HOWTON ADAMS passed from this life on Dec. 4, 2010 in Abilene, TX in the immediate care of friends & family, with burial was in Crossroads Cemetery near Ranger, TX. Charlotte was born on May 15, 1946 in Lubbock, TX, to George Olen and Clara Mae Howton. Charlotte graduated from Richfield High School, attended Texas Tech University and graduated from Tarleton State University with teaching certification in English and Spanish. Charlotte is survived by three children and their spouses; Steve & Mary Adams and Mark & Nicole Adams of Ranger and Kimberly & Bill Miller of Lubbock; five grandchildren, Kayla & Paul Curry, Destiny & Alyssa Adams and Shelby & Justin Miller; one great- grandchild, Caden Fisher; four sisters Mary & Jimmy Bennett, Linda & Joe Bryom, Becky Howton and Helen Howton; brother-in-law Guinn Adams and brother and sister-in-law Robert & Jane Haynes. While having obtained her teaching certificate, Charlotte dedicated her life to being a wife, mother and grandmother, serving in the ministry of Mesquite & Rusk Church of Christ in Ranger and working with the family business enterprises in various capacities. She developed a broad network of family and friends who loved and cared about her deeply. Charlotte’s interest extended to all God’s creatures and she took great joy and interest sharing her life with the many animals that crossed her path. Charlotte’s dedication to all those her life touched on a daily basis will be greatly missed.