DONCIA LEA "DONNIE" McGRAW REYNOLDS, 83, passed
away August 20, 2014 in Fort Worth, TX with burial
at Evergreen Cemetery in Ranger, TX.
Doncia Lea McGraw was born July 30, 1931 in Ranger
to Burl and Ellie (Key) McGraw. She graduated from
Ranger High School in 1950 and was a homemaker. She
enjoyed fishing and was a loving mom, grandmom and
Donnie was preceded in death by her brother Burl
McGraw and his wife Betty, her brother Fred McGraw
and his wife Elenore and her sister Ella Nora Wiesen.
Another sister was Annie McGraw Anderson (RHS-1937).
Survivors at the time of her death include her sons,
Rodney Reynolds of Georgia & Ricky Reynolds of Gilmer;
her daughter, Jennifer Spadoni of Olden; grandchildren,
Megan Reynolds of California, and Christy Robinson and
her husband Tim of Ft. Worth; her great-granddaughter
Brooklyn Robinson; her nephews Freddy and Jason Wiesen
and numerous other nieces and nephews.
BROTHER: BURL D. "MAC" MCGRAW, 77, of Olden, TX
died Feb. 13, 2002 with burial in the Merriman
Cemetery near Ranger, TX.
Mr. McGraw was born on March 30, 1924 in Ranger
to Burl D., Sr. and Ellie Nora (Key) McGraw. He
grew up in Ranger. After graduating from high
school he joined the U.S. Army in 1943. He
served in the 270th Field Artillery Unit of
Patton's Army in Europe, earning 5 Bronze Stars.
After his honorable discharge in 1945, he
returned to Ranger and graduated from Cisco
Jr. College. He married Bettye Yielding in
December of 1945 in Olden. They moved to
California for a short time before returning
to Olden. He worked for Perkins Implement in
Eastland for 26 years. He had worked for Lone
Star Gas. In 1980, he opened Mac's Tractor
Repair in Olden where he enjoyed restoring
antique Ford tractors. He enjoyed telling
stories about his grandchildren and he was
a member of the Merriman Baptist Church.
Survivors at the time of his death are his
wife, Bettye McGraw of Olden; a son, David
McGraw of Arlington; a brother, Felton McGraw
of Torrance, California; three sisters, Anna
Lou Anderson (RHS-1937) of Aspermont, Ella
Nora Wiesen of Ranger and Donnie Reynolds
(RHS-1950) of Olden; two grand-daughters,
Shelley Yeary of Plano and Sherrey McGraw