MARIE ANN HARPER BONEY, 73, died June 25, 2003 in
Bridgeport, TX, with burial in Evergreen Cemetery
at Ranger, TX.
She was born Sept. 23, 1929, in Eastland County to
Ed & Annie Kimmel (RHS-1928) Harper. She graduated
from Ranger High School in 1947 and attended the
University of Texas at Arlington.
She married Gene Carl Boney (RHS-1946) in June of 1949,
in Eastland, TX.
She was a retired school teacher and previously was a
newspaper writer and a manager for a variety store. She
was a member of Lucy Holcombe Pickens Chapter United
Daughters of the Confederacy and the First Baptist
Church in Decatur.
She was preceded in death by her parents. Her husband,
Gene, preceded her in death in 2001.
Survivors at the time of her death include her son, Rex
Boney and wife, Karen of Decatur; two daughters, Carla
Weber and husband, Roger of Decatur; and Ann Alton and
husband, Dave of Kaiserlautern, Germany; brothers, Bob
Harper (RHS-1948) and wife, Verna of Pasadena, Fred Harper
(RHS-1953) and wife, Ruth of Clyde, Billy Harper (RHS-1951)
and wife, Pearl of Abilene, and Tom Harper (RHS-1954) and
wife, Billy Lou of Waco; a sisters-in-law, Delma Bullard
of Wichita Falls, Clara Mae Boney (RHS-1930) of El Paso
and Lillian Boney of Flower Mound; 6 grand-children; 2
great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Barbara Harper Thompson (RHS-1956) was her sister.