Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1944

Wanda Graves Murphy WANDA LOUISE GRAVES MURPHY, 90, passed away from this world into God's kingdom on Aug. 8, 2016, with burial in City Cemetery at San Marcos, TX. Born in Acker Community, Stephens Cty, TX, on Feb. 5, 1926, she was the daughter of Marion Eugene Graves & Lula Anna Hand Graves. She attended Ranger High School in the Class of 1944 at Ranger, TX. Wanda enjoyed swimming most of her life & was part of a synchronized swimming team in the 1960's. She loved dancing & found great pleasure square dancing for many years with her husband Bill. Wanda was a talented seamstress and great cook. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 70 years William "Bill" Horace Murphy, with whom she was able to enjoy 35 happy years at their Canyon Lake home before moving to Boerne. Mrs. Murphy is survived by her sons, James Murphy and his wife, Mary, and Ronald Murphy and his wife, Janice; grandchildren, Wayne Murphy and his wife, Shannon, Margaret Tripp and her husband, Brian, Nina Wingrove and her husband, Christopher, Tracy Reed & her husband, Kyle; and seven great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. Also, Mrs. Murphy is survived by one remaining sister-in-law, Velma McMickell Murphy. Furthermore, Wanda was preceded in death by her sister and brother-in-law Ada Francis Graves Franz and Raymond Franz, brother & sister-in-law Marion Eugene Graves, Jr. (RHS-1941) and Nita Jones Graves, brother, James Bonny Lavon Graves (RHS-1941), sister & brother-in-law Treva Joy Graves Venable and Fred Venable.