Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1929 RJC & The Faculty

Doris Mitchell DORIS LUCILLE MITCHELL ROBINSON, 76, was born in Gordon, TX on April 8, 1912. Her parents were Lee A. Mitchell & Winnie Jane Havins Mitchell. Doris had a brother, Robert Lee Mitchell (RHS-1932). Her sister was Mildred Mitchell Kribbs (RHS-1937) of Breckenridge, TX. Doris graduated from Ranger High School in 1929 and Ranger Jr. College in 1931 at Ranger, TX. She attended North Texas and the University of Texas in Austin for 7 summers. Her first teaching assignment was at Merriman south of Ranger. She taught grades 4-6 in one room. Doris said, "Merriman was the wealthiest school in the state because of the oil boom". After two years at Merriman, Doris taught 4th & 5th grades at Cooper School in Ranger. In 1938, Doris married R.V. Robinson (RHS-1933). They had 3 children: Ann Robinson Cross (RHS-1958) of Snyder, TX, Jim Robinson (RHS-1961) of Ft. Worth, and Robby Robinson (RHS-1965) who is deceased. Doris was active in the First Baptist Church teaching Training Union and Sunday School. She was a member of the Ranger Garden Club. She worked with R.V. in the Robinson Food Market from 1954 until 1963. She passed away in Feb. of 1989 after a lengthy illness.