Dateline: March 18, 2004
services for Jackie Ranson, age 91, of Giles were held at 2:00 p.m. on
Friday, March 12, 2004, at Hughs Memorial Chapel in Memphis with Bright
Newhouse, officiating. Burial
was held in Fairview Cemetery under the direction of Hughs Funeral Home in
Ranson died Friday, March 5, 2004, in Amarillo. She was born June 13, 1912, in Leslie, Texas, to the late Mr.
Dulah Wiginton and Mrs. Ollie Stevenson Wiginton. She attended grammar school in Lakeview and graduated from
Memphis High School. She
moved to Giles in 1936 from Memphis, which she called home for the next 66
years. She married A.E.
Ranson, Jr., on December 24, 1936, in Memphis.
He preceded her in death on December 3, 1991.
Jackie worked as an office manager for West Texas Utilities for
many years and was also a homemaker.
She was a member of the Giles Pioneer Club and the Church of Christ
was preceded in death by two brothers, R.D. and L.M. Wiginton and two
sisters, Lettie Goodnight and Charlcie Woods.
include on daughter, Reatha Pyeatt and husband Gayle of Amarillo; one
granddaughter by birth, Mary Margaret Eckert and husband Scott of Dallas;
one granddaughter in spirit, Kelly Romans and husband Joey of Farmers
Branch, Texas; two sisters-in-law, Omelee Tuck of Duncanville and Floye
Wiginton of Memphis; one brother-in-law, W.J. Goodnight of Memphis; three
nieces, Sherrie Betham of Lewisville, Texas; C.J. Nail of Deer Park,
Texas; and Susan Goodnight of Cedar Hill, Texas; four nephews, Luther
Liner of Florida, Larry Wiginton of Memphis, Dale Wiginton of Lubbock, and
Tim Wiginton of Amarillo; and by myriads of friends who will miss her
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