Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1951

Eddie Jackson EDDIE JACKSON BILBY HAYES, 81, of Ranger, TX went home to be with her Lord on Nov. 14, 2013, with burial in the Necessity Cemetery near Ranger. Eddie was born May 24, 1932 in San Angelo to Collier Clifton and Meada Evelyn Stanford Jackson. She was a 1951 graduate of Ranger High School. In 1951, she married Raymond Eugene Bilby who preceded her in death in 1996. In 1998, Eddie married Delbert T. Hayes who preceded her in death in 1999. Eddie worked as a secretary and office manager in the oil and gas industry from many years. While living in Albany for 12 years, she worked for a CPA. Eddie was a member of the Necessity Baptist Church. Eddie loved to write poetry and music. She enjoyed playing card games and dominoes and she also enjoyed County and Western Dancing. She was loved dearly and will be missed. At the time of her death, Eddie was survived by five children: Gene Bilby (RHS-1970) and wife Michelle of Eastland, Jo Bilby Turner (RHS-1971) of Ranger, Linda Jenkins (RHS-1972) and husband Tim of Strawn, Debra Foisy (RHS-1974) and husband Doug of Burleson, Larry Bilby (RHS-1985) and wife Missy of Casper, Wyoming and one sister, Thelma Jackson Wesley of Ranger. She is also survived by eleven grandchildren: James Bilby, Melissa Bilby, Jesse Bilby, Christi Alexander, Amanda Alexander, Tracy Alexander, David Alexander, Shawn Harmon, Rene’ Bates, Stephanie Smith, and Jeff Foisy, 7 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great-grandchildren, 3 nephews and 1 niece.