LEANN PATE WILSON, 41, of Ranger, TX passed away April 15,
2004 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
Burial was in Bullock Cemetery near Ranger.
Leann was born on April 25, 1962 in Abilene, TX the daughter
of Leland and Wanda (Taylor) Pate. She moved to Lake Leon
in 1974 with her family. She attended school in Eastland and
was a graduate of Ranger High School. She married Jimmy Don
Wilson (RHS-1974) in April of 1978 in Abilene, TX. Leann
worked for Nancy Trout in the Tax Office as a bookkeeper and
registration of vehicles. She also worked for Mangum Service
Center as a secretary. Then she went into nursing, attending
one year at Ranger Junior College in Graham to receive her LVN
and she later went to Tarleton State University to receive her
RN. Leann went to work for the Family Health Clinic and then to
Eastland Memorial Hospital for the last 12 years in Ambulatory
Care, surgery and labor and delivery. Leann is a member of the
First Baptist Church in Ranger.
At the time of her death, she was survived by her husband,
Jimmy Don Wilson of Ranger; her parents, Leland and Wanda
Pate of Lake Leon; children, J.D. Wilson and wife Libby of
Ranger, Kristin Boring and husband Chris of Bryan, and Wade
Chance Wilson (RHS-2004) of Ranger; brother, Ray Pate (RHS-
1980) and wife Bobbie of Abilene; a grandson, Dylan Wilson;
and numerous nieces and nephews.
MOTHER: WANDA TAYLOR PATE, 69, of Ranger, TX passed away
May 28, 2010 in Abilene. Burial was at Bullock Cemetery near
Wanda was born January 18, 1941 in Rotan, TX to R.P & Vivian
Jenkins Taylor. She married Leland Pate in Feb. of 1959.
Wanda was a loving and caring person who loved to spend time
with her friends and family. She loved to knit and crochet
and was a prayer warrior. She will be missed by all that
She was preceded in death by her parents and daughter, Leann
She is survived by her husband, Leland Pate, son, Raymond Pate
and wife Bobbie of Abilene and son-in-law, Jimmy Don Wilson;
brother Odell Taylor and wife Nancy of Brownwood; sisters,
Leta Marsh and husband L.H. of Abilene and Tempie Kirk of
Wylie; grandchildren, Misty Conklin and Tiffany Conklin of
Odessa, J.D. Wilson and wife Libby of Olden. Kristin Lee
and husband Kevin Jr. of Ranger, Lucas Pate and wife Amanda
of Bryan, TX, Chance Wilson of Ranger and Dnae Pate of Bryan,
TX; 10 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews and
nephew, Jan Pate of Ranger.