Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1944

FRANCES LAVERNE HARRIS BEALL, 86, of Eastland, TX, passed away Feb. 11, 2013 in Eastland with burial in the Merriman Cemetery near Ranger, TX. Frances was born May 12, 1926 in Carbon TX, to Thomas Basil Harris & Abbie Lorene Carrol. She grew up in Ranger attending Ranger High School in the Class of 1944, and Roby, then moved to Houston in 1947. She attended Wharton Jr. College and was a bookkeeper in the Houston area. She later worked with Wade during his time with the U.S. Justice Department as a U.S. Marshall. She married Wade in Nov. of 1969 in Houston. They moved to Eastland in 1988 where she was a member of the Daugherty St. Church of Christ. She & Wade worked 18 years helping the needy including 8 years at the Daugherty St. Church of Christ Service Center. Wade preceded her in death in 2010. Survivors include a daughter, Verna Jones Hoefar and husband Larry of Humble, TX, Weldon Jones and wife Barbara of Austin, Tom Jones of Baton Rouge, Wade’s son, Stanley Beall and wife Thelma of West Virginia, niece Kay Baker of Odessa, TX and numerous grand- children & great-grandchildren as well as relatives in the Eastland area.