Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1961

Jayme Barker JAYME JOYCE BARKER of Granbury, TX, passed away April 12, 2017. She born in Eastland, TX, on Jan. 12, 1943 to James D. & Lucy King Barker. She attended Ranger High School in the Class of 1961 at Ranger, TX and married J. Swinney. Her daughters were Janet Swinney and Jayne Swinney Lewallen. A son, Jody Swinney, was killed in a motor vehicle accident in 2015. Her sister was Sheila Barker (RHS-1966) and brother Joe Lane Barker (RHS-1962). Jayme was preceded in death by a great-granddaughter, Jodee Carroll Roberts. SON: JODY WAYNE SWINNEY,52, of Big Spring, TX, died July 17, 2015, in a motor vehicle accident. He was born in Ranger, TX on June 5, 1963 to Johnny Swinney & Jayme Barker. Jody graduated from Sam Houston High School in 1981, where he excelled in soccer and tennis. He married Teri Marie Orr in March of 1993. Jody loved football, horses, working with kids and mostly his family. He was a member of the Chickasaw Nation and was proud of his Indian heritage. A favorite activity was attending his daughter's high school football games and cheering enthusiastically from the stands. His daughters say he loved Reese's candy & teasing them. A devoted father and husband, most of the family photos he's behind the camera capturing thousands of memorable moments. Jody was an active member of Trinity Baptist Church. Jody and Teri moved to Big Spring in 1999 after living and working in Fort Worth, TX and Taos, NM. They were the owners/operators of the Big Spring Sears Dealer Store for more than 11 years. He was most recently a Claim Service Analyst for Allstate Insurance Company. He was survived by his wife Teri; daughters Alysha, Miranda, and Bailey; mother, Jayme Barker of Grandbury, TX; father and step-mother, Johnny & Betty Swinney of Ranger, TX; sisters, Janet Swinney of Big Spring, TX and Jayne Swinney of Granbury, TX; and many nieces and nephews, as well as his "little brother" James Parsons of Fort Worth, TX.