Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1959

Lydia Mendoza Wylie RAFAILITA LYDIA MENDOZA WYLIE, 74, of Abilene, TX. passed away Sept. 24, 2014 with burial at the Evergreen Cemetery in Ranger, TX. Mrs. Wylie was born February 17, 1940 in Ranger to Paschal & Trinidad (Camacho) Mendoza. She graduated from Ranger High School in 1959 and Texas Woman’s University in 1963. She married Carroll H. Wylie in April of 1962 in Dallas, TX. She was President-CEO of Child Nutrition Inc. in Abilene, TX, retiring in 2009, after twenty years. She was a caring mother, devoted and dedicated wife, & a friend to many people. She was forever an advocate for children. Survivors at the time of her death include her husband, Carroll H. Wylie of Abilene; son, Arthur W. Wylie of Abilene; granddaughter, Alicia Lynn Wylie of New Orleans, LA; sister, Wilma Mendoza Rodriquez (RHS-1962) of Ft. Worth; brothers, Robert Reynosa of Chula Vista, CA, Paul Mendoza (RHS-1958) of Ft. Worth, Arthur Mendoza (RHS-1964) of Garland, Rudy Mendoza (RHS-1968) of Ranger. She is preceded in death by her parents, a brother Chico Mendoza (RHS-1954), & a sister Julia Mendoza Rodriguez (RHS-1963).