Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1970 RJC

James Boone JAMES RAY BOONE, 45, was born in Ranger, TX on Jan. 14, 1951 and died on Nov. 2, 1996. A twin, he and his brother, Joel Kay (RHS-1970), were born to Effie Mae & Troyce Boone. James attended Ranger High School in the Class of 1970. Burial was at Bullock Cemetery near Ranger. James was married to Janice Crawford (RHS-1971), daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Lee Crawford of Ranger. Joel Kay Boone lives in Santo, TX. MOTHER: EFFIE MAE SIDES BOONE, 89, devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, & friend, went home to be with the Lord on March 1, 2019 in Ranger, TX, with burial in Bullock Cemetery near Ranger. Effie Mae was born on April 20, 1929 to Lonzo Archiable Sides & Edna (Eddie) Grace Dempsey in Breckenridge, TX. She married Troyce M. Boone in May of 1944 in Ranger. After Troyce's return from the war in 1945 they settled in the Bullock Community, where they made their home for the next 74 years. She was proceeded in death by her parents, Lonzo & Edna Sides; one brother; Bennie Frank; and one son, James Ray Boone (RHS-1970). Effie Mae is survived by her husband Troyce of Ranger & 4 children; Royce Wayne Boone (RHS-1965) & wife June of Ranger, Richard H. Boone (RHS-1967) & wife Judy of Abilene, Joel Boone (RHS-1970) of Montpelier, ID, and Darlene Boone Reed RHS-1971) and husband Bill of Putnam. She is also survived by 10 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren. FATHER: TROYCE M. BOONE, 95, of Ranger, TX passed from this earthly life and went home to be with the Lord on Dec. 12, 2020, with burial in Bullock Cemeter north of Ranger. Troyce was born Jan. 4, 1925 to Daniel Wayne Boone & Rosa Pearl Mitchell Boone in Caddo, TX. He attended Bullock School & married Effie Mae Sides in May of 1944. Troyce served in the United States Army 41st Infantry Division commonly called the Jungleers in World War II. He helped with the liberation of islands in the Philippines, primarily, Palawan, as well as other islands in the area. Later his division was moved to Japan to help with disarmament of Japan after the surrender in 1945. After he returned from the war he and Effie Mae made their home in the Bullock Community where they raised their children and served in the community for the next 74 years. Troyce worked in the cattle business for many years along with working in the oilfield service industry for many local independent operators, and then later full time for W.H. Hoffman Well Service, Lone Star Gas, Texas Pacific Oil Company, Sun Exploration and Production Company, and Oryx Energy. Troyce was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Effie Mae, son, James R. Boone, sister, Marie (Tillie) Turner, and brothers, D.W. Boone and Wilbur Boone. He is survived by his four children, Royce Wayne Boone and wife, June of Ranger, Richard H. Boone and wife, Judy of Abilene, Joel K. Boone of Montpelier, Idaho, and Darlene Reed and husband, Bill of Putnam. He is also survived by 10 grand- children, 28 great-grandchildren, and 3 great- great-grandchildren.