Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1942

Clariece Thompson CLARIECE THOMPSON MERCER, 87, died peacefully on September 9, 2012. Clariece was born Nov. 15, 1925, to Clarence and Hortense Thompson in Ranger, TX. She graduated from Ranger High School Class of 1942 & attended Kilgore Junior College where she was a member of the Kilgore Band. Clariece married Jack Mercer in 1946 and had two sons, Robert Perry Mercer and Robin B. Mercer. She lived in Kansas City, MO., prior to returning to Fort Worth in 1960. She was a Texas master gardener and was an active volunteer at the Fort Worth Botanical Garden. She was also one of the two organizing members of the Chaparral 4-H Club in Weatherford. She was preceded in death by her parents as well and her brother, Tommy C. Thompson (RHS-1937). At the time of her death, survivors: Perry and wife, Ling Mercer, and Robin and wife, Sandy Mercer; grand- daughter, Sabrina Mercer; six step-grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and sisters, Jane Stubblefield (RHS-1944) of San Angelo, and Evelyn and husband, Richard Nichols, of Kingsland.