Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1950

Lanita Creager Williamson LANITA RUTH CREAGER WILLIAMSON, 85, former Roswell, NM resident, passed away in April of 2018 peacefully at her home in Dallas, TX surrounded by her three daughters. She was laid to rest next to her beloved parents in Simpson Cemetery near her hometown in Texas. Nita, as she was known, was born in Ranger, TX on March 1, 1933, to her parents Willis Ferrol Creager & Othel Clearman Creager both who preceded her in death, as well as, her dear sister, Melba Creager Dave (RHS- 1948). She attended Ranger High School in the Class of 1950 & graduated from North Texas State University in Denton, TX with a degree in Elementary Education. She taught first grade for a short while in Midland, TX and Georgetown, Virginia. Afterwards the family lived in Midland before moving to Roswell in 1965. She was a dedicated member of the First Baptist Church of Roswell serving her church in many different capacities. She managed her own Oil & Gas business and was a member of the American Association of Professional Landmen. She raised her children in Roswell and developed many close, lifelong friendships before moving to Dallas in 1990. In Dallas, she joined Park Cities Baptist Church and enjoyed making friends in her Pathfinders Class. Her great joy in life was the birth and caring for each of her five grandchildren. Most of all, we are forever grateful for her love, care & fierce protection. She is survived by three daughters, Amy W. Wilcox and husband A.D. of Houston, TX, Alice Anderson and husband Hugh of Dallas and Carol Green and husband Raleigh of Dallas, brother, Bill Creager (RHS-1958) of Chestertown, MD, one niece Marsha Daves Otterstedt of Columbus, OH, one nephew, Will Creager of Chestertown. Also five grandchildren Daniel Duncan and wife Melissa of Roswell, Brooke Bounds and husband Conley of Atlanta, GA, Clark Bonner of Phoenix, AZ, Sydney & Sofia Schnurrenberger of Dallas. One great-granddaughter, Addison Duncan of Roswell.