Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1951

Jane McMillan Martin JANE ANN MCMILLAN MARTIN, 79, of Big Lake, TX, left the pain of this earth behind on Nov. 6, 2012. Burial was in Glen Rest Cemetery. Jane was born in Woodward, OK, on March 25, 1933, to W.O. and Della McMillan. She lived in Fort Worth, Breckenridge and attended high school in Ranger, TX, in the Class of 1951. Jane married her high school sweetheart, Jimmy Martin (RHS-1947), in June of 1951, in Barnhart, TX. They enjoyed 61 years of marriage. She and Jimmy moved to Big Lake in 1952, to manage and later own Martin's Department Store. She actively helped run the business by keeping the books and buying for the store at markets. Jane and Jimmy also built and owned the Derrick Inn Motel in Big Lake for many years, which she also helped operate. Even though she worked faithfully in the businesses, she never failed to put the family first, attending all of her children's and grandchildren's extracurricular activities. Jane was an extraordinary daughter, wife, mother and grandmother. Her love and devotion to her family was her life's purpose. It has been said that she was "a baby's best friend". Her daughters and grandchildren are living testaments to her loving kindness. Her life was spent serving others and it was a privilege for her family to care for her in her time of need. "Mai" doted on her grand- children and great-grandchildren, Landon, Leah, Brennan, Brady, Connor and Hudson, who lit up her life and that glow will always warm their hearts. Besides her undying love and devotion to her family she was so giving of her own talents. She freely gave her time to serve her community. She served as president of the Reagan County Garden Club and president of the PTA and room mother. She took great pleasure in being a Sunday school teacher at First Baptist Church, Big Lake, where she was a longtime member. She loved and cherished the many dear friendships she had. Her love and devotion to her family and friends was evident to all who knew her. She was preceded in death by her precious loving son, Jimmy Mack; her parents, Della and W.O. McMillan; her brothers, Charles, Jim and Sam; her sisters, Billie and Mickie; her great-granddaughter, Kynsley Ann Bryant; and numerous other aunts, uncles and cousins. At the time of her death, she was survived by her husband, Jimmy; and her daughters and sons-in-law Jana and Michael Fisher and Jena and Gregg Fisher, all of Big Lake. She is also survived by her grand- children and their spouses, Landon and Stace Fisher, Leah and Tanner Bryant, all of San Angelo, Brennan Fisher of Lubbock and Brady Fisher of Big Lake; and two great-grandchildren, Connor and Hudson Fisher of San Angelo. She is also survived by two special nieces, Kathryn Sellers of Colleyville and Beverly Barnett of San Antonio; and numerous relatives and friends.