Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1947

Wanda Bankston Snider WANDA JOY BANKSTON SNIDER, 84, passed away on Jan. 4, 2015 at a local hospital in Abilene, TX, with burial at Elmwood Memorial Park Cemetery Wanda was born on Jan. 24, 1930 in Ranger, TX to the late Thomas Elner & Iva Hise Bankston. She attended Ranger High School in the Class of 1947. Wanda enjoyed ceramics, porcelain dolls, oil painting, and was an avid book reader. She was a homemaker and a Baptist. Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Paul Snider; a sister, Jean Bankston Bird (RHS-1959); a son, Michael Snider; and a grandson, Matthew Griffing-Ford. Survivors at the time of her death include her two sons, Kevin and Keith Snider; her daughter, Deborah Church; grandchildren, Tiffany Wildman and husband, Brent, Joshua Griffing and wife, Kandy, Natasha Daniel and husband, Garren, Miranda Coleman, and Lisa Bleeker-Ford; and twelve great-grandchildren. MOTHER: LELA IVA HISE BANKSTON, 92, was born Dec. 11, 1907 & died Nov. 12, 2000 in Abilene, TX. She married Thomas Elmer Bankston & they had two daughters; Wanda Bankston (RHS- 1947) and Lila Jean Bankston (RHS-1959), both are deceased. Thomas Bankston died in 1987 in Ranger, TX.