GEORGE DEXTER FALLS, 94, passed away July 24,
2014 in De Leon, TX, with burial at Merriman Cemetery
near Ranger, TX.
George was born Dec. 22, 1919 in Eastland County
to Phillip Thomas Falls & Etta Lou Mainard. He
attended Ranger High School in the Class of 1940 &
married Chrystal Kathryn Jackson in Dec. of 1941
in Strawn, TX. She preceded him in death in 2013.
George served in the U.S. Army. He was an auto
mechanic working for Anderson Chevrolet and later
for himself. He taught auto mechanics for 10 years
at Ranger Jr. College. He was a member of the Lions
Club & Merriman Baptist Church.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Thomas
Falls (RHS-1947) and two sisters, Jamie Falls Floyd
(RHS-1940) & Frances Falls Dickinson (RHS-1942).
Survivors at the time of his death include a son,
Jerry Falls (RHS-1968) and wife Frances; daughters,
Jan Becnel (RHS-1961) and husband Jay and Joyce
Speed (RHS-1967) & husband David; 9 grandchildren;
16 great-grandchildren; a brother, Owen Frederick
Falls (RHS-1949); 2 sisters, Inez Falls Hunt (RHS-
1936) and Mabel Falls Ramsey (RHS-1938); and a host
of relatives and many friends.
WIFE: CHRYSTAL KATHRYN JACKSON FALLS,
96 of Ranger, TX went home to be with her Lord on
Nov. 18, 2013, with burial in the Merriman Cemetery
Chrystal was born to William Henry Harrison Jackson
and Nora Caldona Gailey on January 18, 1917 in Tudor,
TX. She graduated Strawn High School and then later
graduated from Ranger Jr. College. Chrystal married
the love of her life George Dexter Falls in December of
1941 in Strawn, TX. She was a member of the Merriman
Baptist Church, the Bullock quilting club, & a Ranger
At the time of her death, she was survived by her husband
George Falls of 71 years; her son: Jerry Falls and wife
Frances; her daughters: Jan Falls Becnel and husband Jay;
Joyce Speed and husband David; 9 grandchildren; 16 great-
grandchildren; a host of relatives and many friends.