Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1949

Wanda McKinney Cousins WANDA FAYE MCKINNEY ELDER COUSINS, 88, of Hull, TX passed away peacefully on June 29, 2021 in Dayton, TX surrounded by her loving family, with burial in Guedry Cemetery at Batson. She was born on Jan. 8, 1931 in Frankell, TX to John Clarence McKinney & Iva Lee Gray McKinney. Wanda attended Ranger High School in the Class of 1949 at Ranger, TX and married William Dean Elder (RHS-1950). They eventually settled down in Hull, TX to raise their three boys. Wanda was a loving mother and grandmother who loved attending her grandchildren's various activities. She enjoyed square dancing, playing canasta and was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan. She worked at Hull State Bank and retired from Oil Well Production in Daisetta, TX. Wanda was a longtime member of Hull's First Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brothers Clarence Lee, Thurman, Herman, Paul, Clyde & Billy Wayne McKinney (RHS-1951). Woodie McKinney (RHS-1946) was her brother. She was also preceded in death by her grandson, Nathan Elder, whom she loved with all of her heart. She leaves behind to cherish her memory her loving husband of over thirty-three years, Frank Wesley Cousins; brother Douglas McKinney; sister-in-law Juanita; three sons, Dean Wayne Elder and wife Leigh Ann of Hull, James Kevin Elder and wife Jeanne of Houston, Jason Ross Elder and wife Darla of Huffman; six grandchildren; ten great- grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews and other loving family members and friends.