Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1943

Mary Ward Moseley MARY FRANCES WARD MOSELEY, 92, while surrounded by her family stepped into heaven on May 23, 2018, in Ranger, TX, with burial at the Alameda Cemetery in Eastland County. Mary was born on July 28, 1925, in LaCasa, TX to Edgar Ward & Verda Thorp Ward. She attended Ranger Schools and was in the graduating Class of 1943. As a longtime Ranger resident, Mary knew and was eager to share the history of her town. She even has a day, July 28th, proclaimed as Mary Moseley Day for the City of Ranger. Mary was a gifted piano player. From a young age & throughout her life, she generously shared her musical talent. Her amazing gift was utilized at many churches throughout Ranger and in the surrounding areas. She was dedicated to play for Sunday Morning Church, at Ranger Care Center, for 25 years. Many knew Mary as a walking hymnal, because when given the title, she could play any hymn. In March of 1948, at Cisco, TX, she became a devoted wife to Fred Kenneth Moseley. During their 45 years of marriage, they complemented each other as ranchers, parents, & life partners. Together, they raised five children, Randy, Elaine, Bill, Julie, and James. She considered her children a blessing from God and truly loved each of them unconditionally. Her beautiful life will forever be cherished by her children: Fred Randall Moseley & wife, Ann of Mertzon, TX; Mary Elaine Brown & husband, Dean of Kingsland, TX; William Ward Moseley & wife, Karen of Ranger, TX; Julia Ann Wheeler & husband, Keith of Glen Rose, TX; James Edward Moseley (RHS-1984) & wife, Beth of Burkburnett, TX; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild; several nieces and nephews, and all those she befriended, guided, and loved. Loved ones who preceded Mary in death are: her husband, Fred Kenneth Moseley; father, Edgar Ward; mother, Verda Ward; & brother, Donald Ward (RHS-1945).