Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1961 RJC

Melvin Anderson MELVIN ANDERSON, 52, died at his home in Moran, TX after a brief illness in 1995, with interment in the Moran Cemetery. He was born in Gorman, TX and graduated from Ranger High School in 1961 at Ranger, TX. He attended Ranger Jr. College & Arlington State University (UTA). In 1963, he married Sunny Rawson in Cisco, TX and worked in Ranger and Wichita Falls oil fields. He moved to Albany, TX in 1969 and started Welco Inc. in 1970. He married Lois Tucker in 1992 in Moran, TX and was a Baptist. Mr. Anderson had two sons and one daughter. MOTHER: DOROTHY GARLITZ ANDERSON, 98, went to be with her Lord on July 8, 2019, with burial in the Moran Cemetery. Dorothy was born on May 29, 1921 in Moran, TX to Herman Garlitz & Maudie Brown Garlitz. She married Max Anderson in Oct. of 1938 in Dallas. Dorothy was a bookkeeper for Anderson Dozer and Montgomery Ward. She enjoyed oil painting, sewing, cooking, dancing, and traveling, and she was a member of Covenant Love Church. When Melvin & Jeralyn were in school, their home was always open to kids. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son, Melvin Anderson (RHS-1961), four brothers, and 4 sisters. Survivors include her daughter, Jeralyn Anderson Sledge (RHS-1963) of Ranger; sister, Louise Shelton of Albany; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.