Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1938

Iva Dell Coones Woods ELEANOR IVA DELL COONES WOODS, 93, of Longview, TX, passed away on Aug. 13, 2012. Ms. Woods was born on May 5, 1919 to Joseph William Coones, a farmer, and Dollie Mitchell Coones. She attended Ranger High School in the Class of 1938 at Ranger, TX. Ms. Iva Dell was also known to many as Mama Dell. She loved to sew, collect frogs, can different foods, and caring for her African violets. Iva Dell had been a beautician for 25 years before retiring. She enjoyed spending time with her family at gatherings, reunions, and holidays. She was a fine Christian lady who was loved by all. She was a member of Northside Baptist Church in Mineola, TX. Iva Dell is survived by her son: Jack Woods of Longview, daughter: Beverly Warren and her husband Joe of Ft. Worth; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; ten great-great-grandchildren; brothers: Lonnie Coones (RHS-1943) and his wife Ethel of Longview, Roy Coones and his wife Dorothy of Longview, Gene Coones and his wife Fern of Golden, TX, Ed Coones and his wife Betty of Arlington, TX, and Donald Coones of Gilmer; as well as a number of nieces nephews and other loving family members. She was preceded in death by her parents, and sisters: Marie Coones Davis and Mary Coones McCoy (RHS-1937).