Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1963 RJC

Barbara Bledsoe BARBARA BLEDSOE LEWIS, 68, of Breckenridge, TX, went to be with The Lord on June 22, 2013. Interment was at the Evergreen Cemetery in Ranger, TX. Barbara Ellen Bledsoe was born Dec. 12, 1944 in Ranger, TX to parents James Bledsoe & Lillian Willitt Bledsoe. She attended Ranger High School in the Class of 1963 and acquired her Bachelors Degree from Midwestern University in Applied Arts & Sciences. In 1976, Barbara went to work for TXU/Oncor and continued to work there until she retired in 2006 after 27 years of dedicated service. She married James Lewis in March of 1967 in Eastland, TX. Barbara was a member of the Rotary Club, assisted with the Rebuild Breckenridge Project, Carter Blood Drives and she also enjoyed gardening. Barbara was an active member of the Bethany Baptist Church and was involved in the food pantry ministry. She was preceded in death by her mother & father; two brothers, Gene Bledsoe (RHS-1959) and Leonard Bledsoe (RHS-1956); and two sisters, Inez Dumith and Virginia Terry. At the time of her death, Barbara was survived by her husband, James Lewis of Breckenridge; two children, James Lewis, Jr. & wife Nikki of Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico and Melissa Thompson and husband Bobby of Breckenridge; one sister, Violet Daskevich (RHS-1951) of Breckenridge; one brother, Jim Bledsoe and wife Sharon of Houston; seven grandchildren, Kay Reed, Cheyenne Nease, Colton Lewis, Zaine Lewis, Lauren Thompson, Morgan Thompson and Logan Thompson; one great-grandchild, Noah James Nease.