Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1968

Mary Barnes MARY E. BARNES CLIFTON, 65, passed from this life on Sept. 18, 201, with burial at the Evergreen Cemetery in Ranger, TX. Mary was born April 17, 1950 in Ranger, TX to James William (Jr.) Barnes & Edna Mae Chandler Barnes. She grew up and attended school in Ranger including Ranger High School in the Class of 1968. In her younger years, she participated in rodeos. Mary loved to go fishing and enjoyed going to dances, mostly to people watch and listen to the music. Mary loved county life and all it entailed. She loved animals and raised cows and took great pleasure in just going out to the farm to feed and check on them. Mary worked for Eastland Auction and Hollywood Vassarette before becoming the Manager of Cowpokes Convenience Store in Cisco, TX. Through the store Mary made many life-long friends and will be missed by both her family & dear friends. Mary is preceded in death by her parents and a half- brother, J.L. Barnes (RHS-1953). She is survived by two brothers: Bill Barnes (RHS-1972) & wife Marsha, and Ben Barnes (RHS-1975), all of Ranger, two nieces: Jennifer Mayes and husband Todd of Ranger and Amanda Bernhard & husband Brad of Bastrop. Three great-nieces: Reagan, Erin and Jordon Mayes and two great nephews: Ethan Mayes and Hunter Bernhard and one precious great-great nephew Cooper Mayes.