Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1948 RJC

Jo Ann Deaton Beavers JO ANN DEATON BEAVERS, 90, of Fort Worth, TX passed away peacefully on July 6, 2021. Born on Oct. 18, 1930 in Ranger, TX, Jo Ann was the daughter of William Franklin & Meda Vaden Deaton. She graduated from Ranger High School before attending Ranger Jr. College and Texas Tech University where she received a B.S. degree. It was at Texas Tech where she met her future husband, Doyle L. Beavers. Upon graduation and marrying Doyle, they were stationed with the U.S. Army Veterinary Corps in Utrecht, Holland. Following Doyle's graduation from Texas A&M Veterinary College, they moved to Austin where they built a veterinary practice. Jo Ann was an active member of The Daughters of the Texas Republic and was a life time member of the Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Dr. Doyle Beavers, who died in 2019; sister, Callie Deaton Mahaffey (RHS-1944); and brother, Gene F. Deaton (RHS-1948). In addition to nephews Scott Mahaffey & Stephen Mahaffey and their families, Jo Ann is survived by numerous other family members.