Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1978

Lupe Gomez LUPE GOMEZ, 54, passed from this life on March 14, 2013, in Ft. Worth, TX, with burial at Evergreen Cemetery in Ranger, TX. She was born on Jan. 7, 1959, to Manuel and Pauline “Mendez” Gomez at Ranger, TX. She attended school at Ranger in the Class of 1977/1978 and worked at the Ranger Hill Café for a number of years. She was a home maker and devoted Mother. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Joe Gomez. Survivors include her companion, Dean Weldon; three sons: Thomas Hopkins of Mineral Wells, Robert Green of Lubbock and Manuel Green of Oklahoma; two daughters: Christina Hopkins of Houston & Sandra McCoy of Oklahoma; one brother: Manuel Gomez (RHS-1967) of Arkansas; five sisters: Joyce Stowe, Alla Ray Gomez Harper & Lucille Gomez Pewett (RHS-1974), all of Oklahoma, Anita Wells of Weatherford and Lisa Wells of Ft. Worth; 12 grand- children and a host of other relatives. SISTER: JOYCE GOMEZ STOWE, 61, Mangum, OK, passed away on March 30, 2013, with burial was at Riverside Cemetery in Mangum. Joyce Gomez was born on July 22, 1951 in Ranger, TX to Manuel and Pauline (Mendez) Gomez. She married Billy Stowe in 2012 at Mangum. Joyce was a member of the Living Water Pentecostal Church. She was a devoted wife, mother and caregiver. She loved her family, church and caring for any and all that needed her. Her parents, a brother, Joe Gomez, a sister, Lupe Gomez (RHS-1978), and a daughter-in-law, Lynette Stowe, preceded her in death. Survivors at the time of her death include her husband, Billy, of the home; three daughters, Drena Irons and husband, Steven, of Norman, OK, Pauline Shelton and husband, Donald, of Norman, OK, and Lisa Stowe of Mangum, OK; four sons, Johnny Stowe and wife, Dorothy, of Mangum, OK, Billy Stowe and wife, Anne-Marie, of Weatherford, TX, Tim Tallent and Michael Stowe, both of Mangum, OK; numerous grandchildren and great-grand- children; three sisters, Alla Ray Harper and husband, Cletus, of Mangum, OK, Lucielle Pewett of Altus, OK, and Anita Wells of Weatherford, TX; a brother, Manuel Gomez (RHS-1967) and wife, Connie, of Arkansas; a cherished daughter-in-law, Lynette Stowe; and several other family and friends. SISTER: ALLA RAY GOMEZ HARPER, 67 of Eastland, TX and former resident of Mangum, OK passed away in Eastland on Aug. 1, 2016 with burial at Evergreen Cemetery in Ranger, TX. She is preceded in death by her parents Manuel C. & Pauline Gomez; son Theo Hawkins; two sisters Joyce Gomez Stowe and Lupe Gomez Green (RHS-1978); and one brother, Joe Gomez. She is survived by husband, James Cleatus Harper of Eastland, TX; four daughters Shirley Thomas and husband Richie of Mead, OK, Cleta Brown of Mangum, OK, Delcina Bowman and husband Keith of Eastland, TX, and Sharon Harper Mendoza of Breckenridge, TX; two sons, James (Cinch) Harper of Breckenridge, TX and Chris Harper and wife Kathy of Mangum, OK; three sisters, Anita Wells of Eastland, TX, Lisa Wells of Eastland, TX, and Lucille Prewitt of Altus, OK; one brother, Manuel Gomez (RHS-1967) and wife Connie of Batesville, AR; 18 grandchildren; 4 great-grand- children; and many nieces and nephews.