GERALDINE "GERRYE" PHILISTIA KRIBBS MCPHEETERS
passed away May 15, 1997 in Houston, TX, with burial in
Evergreen Cemetery in Ranger, TX.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William R. "Bill"
McPheeters, in Sept. of 1993.
Geraldine was born Feb. 8, 1907 in Dillman, Indiana. She
was the second of the seven children of Franklin P. & Emma
Cruse Kribbs. The family moved to Strawn, TX, in 1922 and
moved to Ranger in 1924.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Bob (Jewel)
Preslar of Houston and her daughter and son-in-law, Linda
McPheeters (Bob) Higgins of Conroe, 2 brothers (Gene and
Mildred Kribbs of Breckenridge, Merle and Sue Kribbs of
Dublin) and a sister, Yvonne Kribbs Gallagher of Corpus
Christi. In addition, she is survived by five grandchildren:
Leslie, Bill and Richard Preslar, Robert and Kristie Higgins.
She is also survived by her great-grandchildren and many
nieces and nephews.
Children of Franklin Phillip Kribbs (1881-1971) and Sarah
Emmaline Cruse Kribbs (1884-1944): Waldine Kribbs,
Geraldine Kribbs McPheeters, Bernadine Kribbs Blue (RHS-1928),
Franklin Phillip "Phil" Kribbs Jr. (RHS-1938), Eugene (Gene)
Edd Kribbs (RHS-1936, Breckenridge HS-1938), Yvonne Kribbs
Gallagher (RHS-1939) and Merle Wilson "Buster" Kribbs (RHS-
1943). Also: Louise Newman Kribbs (RHS 1938), wife of Phil
Kribbs and Mildred Mitchell Kribbs (RHS-1937), wife of Gene