Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1947

Mattie Searcy MATTIE (AKA MATTA) LOU SEARCY NICHOLS was born in Ranger on Nov. 7, 1928, to Jesse Perry Searcy & Gladys Dickson Searcy. She graduated from Ranger High School in the Class of 1947. Mattie married Coy Nichols in January of 1950, at Ranger, TX. They had three children and were divorced in 1970. Her three three children were Ray Nichols, James Nichols, and one girl Jeanna Nichols Huey (RHS-1977). She later married Carl E. Handrick in Eastland County. In Jan. of 1973, she married Douglas Mayo in Dallas County; in July of 1977, she married Henry Hancock in Brazoria County, TX, and also to Charles M. Perry, Sr., Brazoria. She was a nurse and died on Sept. 14, 2000, at Cleburne, TX.