Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1953

Lynn Nicholson LYNN NICHOLSON, 86, of Eastland, TX, passed from this life on Oct. 20, 2021, with burial in the Merriman Cemetery near Ranger, TX. Lynn was born on March 6, 1935 in Dallas, TX to George Dallas & Esther Gertrude Hagerty Nicholson. He lived in Ranger and Eastland all his life and was a graduate of Ranger High School in the Class of 1953. He married Beverly Gail Read in Dec. of 1961 at Ranger. She preceded him in death in 2019. Lynn served in the National Guard, was the Treasurer of his Praise Sunday School Class at First Baptist Church of Eastland, was on the Eastland County Water Board, and was the Vice President of the Merriman Cemetery Association. He was also preceded in death by his son: Brad Alan Nicholson in 1989, his parents, & 2 sisters: Roselle Nicholson Waggoner (RHS-1939) and Druanne Nicholson Townzen (RHS-1941). Lynn is survived by numerous nieces, nephews, great- nieces, and great-nephews. WIFE: BEVERLY GAIL READ NICHOLSON, 80 of Lake Leon, TX passed away July 17, 2019, with burial in the Merriam Cemetery near Ranger, TX. Beverly was born Jan. 29, 1939 in San Antonio, TX to Walter B. Read and Elizabeth Louise (Thompson) Read. She graduated from Brackenridge High School in San Antonio, as well as T.C.U. She married Lynn Nicholson in 1961 at Ranger. She was the Home Demonstration Agent for Texas A&M Extension Service in Eastland County for 3 years and worked for Texas Electric Company for 30 years. She was a member of First Baptist Church Eastland, where she was active in the Praise Sunday School Class. She was a member of the Eastland Chapter Order of Eastern Star, as well as a Past President of the Eastland Civic & Garden Club, and past member of Eastland Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. She was preceded in death by her son, Brad Alan Nicholson, in 1989. Survivors include her husband, Lynn Nicholson; & a brother, William A. Read and wife Doris of San Antonio.