IRIS LOWE HUMMEL died in Sept. of 1999. She was
born in Huckabay and had lived in Ranger, TX since 1924.
She attended Ranger High School in the Class of 1924.
She was a life member of Beta Signa Phi & a longtime
member and past treasurer of Garden Club. She was a
longtime member of Order of Eastern Star, Ranger Chapter
275, and president of Pioneer Cemetery Association. She
was a member & treasurer of 1920 Club and a member of
Ranger Historical Preservation Society. She served on
the Ranger College Board of Regents for 21 years and
was past president. She had been a member of First
United Methodist Church since 1931 and a former choir
member, church treasurer and member of the Administrative
Board. She was a member of Lone Cedars Country Club Ladies
Association and was employed by First National Bank for
more than 20 years. She had a daughter & son. Interment
was in Eastland City Cemetery in Eastland, TX.
Survivors include one daughter, Elsie Hummel Bergfeld
(RHS-1943) of Conroe; & one son, Jack L. Hummel (RHS-
1951) of Castle Rock, CO; four grandchildren, six great-
grandchildren & one nephew.