Ranger Exes Memorial - The Faculty

Mattie Wells Roberts MATTIE "MAUD" PHELPS WELLS ROBERTS, 93, died on Dec. 10, 1985 in Odessa, TX with burial in the East End Cemetery at Lingleville, TX. Mattie was born on March 12, 1892 in Lingleville, TX to John W. & Talitha Whitefield Wells. She was a teacher at Ranger High School in Ranger, TX during the late 1920s. She married Robert Henry Roberts in 1920 & he died in 1930. Their two children were Sharlon Roberts & Almaryne Roberts. Siblings of Mattie were James W. Wells, Bernie A. Wells, Maud Wells, Addie Wells, Minnie Wells, Pearl Wells, & Tina E. Wells. NOTE: Her daughter, Almaryne Roberts Thompson, died on July 29, 2017 at the age of 88. She was born in Ranger, TX on August 28, 1928 & grew up in Stephenville, TX. She married John W. Thompson in 1945 & they had a son. Her brother, Sharlon, died in North Korea in 1950.