FRANCES MILDRED CORNELIUS WILHELM, 85, passed away
on Nov. 19, 2002. Burial was at Elmwood Memorial
Park in Abilene, TX.
Mrs. Wilhelm was born on November 30, 1916, in
Kingsville, TX. She was a graduate of Abilene
High School & McMurry College. Mrs. Wilhelm began
a 36 year teaching career in a one-room classroom
on the Miller Ranch in West Texas. She taught first
grade for most of her career and also served as
principal of Hodges Oak Park in Ranger, TX, before
moving to Austin. Upon her retirement from teaching
in 1980, she moved to Brownwood, TX.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Samuel
Wilhelm in 1972, and her sister, Celia Inez Harvey,
At the time of her death, she is survived by her brother
and sister-in-law, Eddie and Martha Cornelius of Ruidoso,
New Mexico; daughter and son-in-law, Kay and Bryden Moon
of San Antonio; son, Larry Wilhelm (RHS-1965) of Ranger;
son, Richard Wilhelm (RHS-1961) of Brownwood; grandsons,
Cooper Wilhelm, Danny Wilhelm and David Wilhelm; great-
grandchildren, Nikki and John Daniel Wilhelm; nieces,
Patti Warren, Diane Sanchez & Peggy Rutherford of New
Mexico; nephews, Michael, Bill and John Cornelius of New
Mexico and Ron Wilhelm of Dallas.