Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1948 RJC

Anita Gryder Franklin ANITA FAYE GRYDER FRANKLIN, 85 of Ranger, TX passed away Dec. 16, 2015, with burial at Evergreen Cemetery in Ranger. Mrs. Franklin was born on Oct. 21, 1930, in Gorman, TX to Frank & Nellie (Maynard) Gryder. She grew up in the Romney Community as well as Gorman and Ranger. Having graduated from Ranger High School in 1948 and Ft. Worth School of Business, she also attended Ranger Jr. College & was active in the Beta Sigma Phi women's sorority. She was employed by Panther Oil & Grease as a bookkeeper. Later, she worked as a nurse in the Hamlin Memorial Hospital in Hamlin. As an accomplished artist, she leaves a family gallery of oil paintings. Hobbies included sewing, singing, playing the piano, reading the Bible, and bringing a smile to others with her humming. A homemaker, she was a member of the Romney Christadelphian Ecclesia. She was preceded in death by her parents and a son, Terry Bailey, in 1993. Survivors at the time of her death include a son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Reba Bailey, of Snyder; two daughters, Kellie Coats of Ranger and Karen Weeks and husband Robert, of Eastland; six grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; & one great-great-grand- daughter.