Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1954

Glenna Williamson GLENNA MAY WILLIAMSON RUFF, 80, of Abilene, TX passed away on Aug. 12, 2015, with burial in the Texas State Veteran Cemetery at Abilene. Glenna was born on Sept. 27, 1934 in Eastland, TX to Strimon & Ruby Sharp Williamson. She spent much of her childhood in small West Texas towns while her father farmed and worked in the oil field. She attended Ranger High School in the Class of 1955 at Ranger, TX. After graduating, Glenna met the love of her life Jim Bob Ruff and the two were married in Abilene in Dec. of 1955. J.B. had just returned home from four years in the U.S. Army and decided to settle in Abilene. Together they spent the next 50 plus years raising their family here. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a brother, Richard Williamson (RHS-1972) and two infant siblings. Surviving Glenna are her sons; Jim and Joe Ruff, a sister, Patsy Ruth Williamson Gossline (RHS-1958), and three grandsons, Jon Paul Ruff, Eric Ruff and Jim Bob Ruff, Jr. as well as many extended family members and friends.