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•   Jon Hoebelheinrich (1989)  13/4
•   Vickie Raper (Sparks) (1981)  10/4
•   James Hebert (1978)  26/3
•   Halee Frizzell (Miller) (2009)  22/3
•   Noel Lou Hill (Benningfield) (1957)  9/3
•   Steven Parks (1999)  9/3
•   Donna Davis (Minney) (1986)  9/3
•   Chris Holson (1978)  7/3
•   Dena Childers (Cooper) (1988)  3/3
•   Linda Cross/Knott  3/2
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•   Regina Aldridge (Choyce) (1987)  4/23
•   Kymbirlee Holcombe (Jeschke) (1994)  4/23
•   Wesley Cannon (1991)  4/24
•   Tammie Stubblefield (1996)  4/24
•   Matt Cumby (2000)  4/25
•   Clint Bigham (1997)  4/26
•   Tommy Lee Williams (1987)  4/26
•   Lisa Hudek (Mabes) (1982)  4/27
•   Tara Edwards (Castille) (1978)  4/28
•   Alllie Landers (Schoen) (1973)  4/28
•   Keely May (2003)  4/28
•   Scott Pennington (1992)  4/28
•   Casey Sutton (2000)  4/28
•   Carla Kilpatrick (Gerhart)  4/29
•   Katelyn Tilley (2014)  4/29
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Jim Ned Consolidated Independent School District Alumni and Faculty                        Tuscola, Taylor Co., Texas.

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Justin attended JN Elementary with the class of 2009.

Class Of 2009

Justin Wayne Mooney

January 22, 1991 - April 14, 2018

OVALO: Justin Wayne Mooney, 27 took flight with his newly adorned Angelic Wings on April 14, 2018 at 9:45 am. Justin entered this world on January 22, 1991 in Ventura, CA the son of Allan Mooney of Ovalo and Karen Fricke of New York.

Justin is survived by his sister Nicole Beittenmiller (Chris) of Tucson and his eight brothers: Allan Mooney Jr. of Tucson, Matthew Mooney (Lacee) of Ovalo, Alexander Mooney of Ovalo, Jacob Mooney of New York, Brandon Mooney (Lauren) of Amarillo, Benjamin Mooney of Ovalo, Joseph and Justin Humble (mother Marcee) of Ovalo, and his professed brother Steven Sneed whom meant the world to him and the Mooney family.

Justin was a farmer, Rancher and cowboy with amazing talents, he has many friends, and the biggest heart. His smile was infectious, but his words were always straight even when they hurt.

A visitation will be held at Fry-Smith Funeral home on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 5 to 7pm. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, April 19, 2018, 10:00 am. at the ranch he called home; 602 FM 614, Ovalo, TX 79541.

(St Flying Tigers) - Class Of 1956

Winfred Kelly 'Buddy' Dean (St Flying Tigers)

Winfred Kelly 'Buddy' Dean

July 24, 1937 - April 10, 2018

Winfred K. Dean, 80, passed peacefully surrounded by his loving family on April 10, 2018. He was born in south Taylor County to Lonnie and Lottie (Carter) Dean on July 24, 1937. He married Velmarie Moore in 1959 in Abilene. He spent his career as sales manager for BJ Services. He enjoyed being with his family, spending time at the lake and working in his yard. He was preceded in death by his wife Velmarie and his grandson Adam Latham. He will be fondly remembered by his daughters, Sandy Latham (the late James), Rhonda Feemster (Mark), and Tammy Cook (Willie), seven grandchildren, and twelve great grandchildren. He also has many other loving family members and friends. Visitation will be Friday, April 13th at Fry-Smith Funeral Home in Tuscola, from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.. Graveside services will be April 14, 2018 at the Tuscola cemetery at 11:00 p.m. Condolences can be left at

(St Flying Tigers) - Class Of 1950

Robert Kenneth Rosson

January 25, 1932 - April 9, 2018

Robert Kenneth Rosson, Child born January 25th 1932 in Winters, Texas. Deceased April 9th 2018 at the ripe age of 86 years old.

Robert Kenneth was preceded in death with the loss of his wife of 66 years Patty Rosson, just two short months ago.

Kenneth is survived by Troy Rosson & Eunice of Granbury, Tony and Darlus Rosson of Abilene Texas, Kery and Tracy Rosson a Bronte Texas, Julie and Randy Hynes of Fort Worth Texas and Gina and Keith Springfield of Springtown Texas. Kenneth and Patty shared 12 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Kenneth was a United States Marine serving from 1951 to 1953.

He returned to Tuscola where he farmed before going to work for El Paso Natural Gas Company. He retired after 27 years and started Rosson Oil Company.

Dad enjoyed upholstery, gardening, raising cattle, square dancing and playing bridge among other things.

The Ken and Patty Rosson family would like to thank everyone for all of their love and support. Dad and mom were saved by grace through faith in Jesus Christ; which was not of themselves but a gift of God. We will see them again one day.

A funeral service will be held at 2pm in the sanctuary of Lawn Baptist Chruch on Saturday April 14, 2018, officiated by Mark Moore, directed by Fry~Smith Funeral Home, Tuscola. A visitation will be held on Friday, April 13th from 7 to 8pm at the funeral home in Tuscola.

Condolences can be left at


Published in Abilene Reporter-News on Apr. 13, 2018

Class Of 1961

Jerry Ronald 'Ronnie' Raper

January 9, 1943 - April 8, 2018



Jerry Ronald (Ronnie) Raper passed away on April 8, 2018, in Abilene, Texas. He was born in Abilene on January 9, 1943, the youngest child of S.G. and Ora Raper. He grew up in Lawn, Texas and attended Lawn and Jim Ned schools. He married Sue Dean on September 3, 1960. The two lived in Lawn where they raised their two girls, Susan and Vickie.

Ronnie was an owner and operator of Lawn Truck Line with his father S.G., until his retirement. He enjoyed working on the trucks as well as driving them. He was a self-taught mechanic and enjoyed working with his hands. He was happiest spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife, Sue Raper of Lawn; two daughters, Susan Sneed and husband Richard of Schertz, and Vickie Sparks and husband David of La Grange; granddaughter Skye Sneed of College Station; a sister, Sylvia Rose of Waco; sister-in-law, Shirley Haden of Anchorage; brother in-laws Winfred 'Buddy' Dean of Midland, Johnny Dean and wife Reba of Odessa , and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, S.G. Raper, Sr., his mother Ora Raper, brother S.G. Raper, Jr., brothers-in-law Vaden Dean, Jimmy Dean; sisters-in-law Luda Cook and Norma Jean Akeman.

Visitation will be on Thursday, April 12 at Fry-Smith Funeral Home in Tuscola from 6-8 pm. Funeral services will be on Friday, April 13 at Lawn Baptist Church at 2:00 pm A short burial service will follow at McBee Cemetery in Ovalo, directed by Fry-Smith Funeral Home in Tuscola.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to, The American Heart Association.


Published in Abilene Reporter-News on Apr. 12, 2018

Class Of 1962

Flora Jeannette Elkins (Munn)

Flora Jeannette Elkins Munn

February 6, 1944 - March 26, 2018

Flora Jeannette Munn GAINESVILLE--Flora Jeannette Munn, 74, of Gainesville passed away Monday, March 26, 2018, in Denison. FUNERAL: 2 p.m. Thursday, March 29, 2018, at the First Baptist Church in Gainesville with Dr. Jeff Langley and Dr. Bennie Slack officiating. Burial follows in the Fairview Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home.
Flora was born Feb. 6, 1944, in Brownwood to Robert Jackson and Roxie Bowles Elkins. She was an active member of the First Baptist Church and a member of the Belle Moon and Gainesville chapters of the Order of the Eastern Star. Mrs. Munn was preceded in death by her parents.
SURVIVORS: Flora is survived by her husband, Joe Munn of Gainesville; daughter and son-in-law, Jennifer and James Wood of Sanger; grandchildren, Tiffany, Christopher, Amber, Alex, and Faith; several great-grandchildren; brothers, Robert V. Elkins of Tuscola and Jim Elkins of Brownwood. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
GEO J. CARROLL SON FUNERAL HOME Gainesville, 940-665-3455 View and sign guestbook at
Published in Star-Telegram on Mar. 27, 2018

(Tuscola Tigers) - Class Of 1943

James Benjamin Cox, Jr.

May 31, 1926 - March 6, 2018

James B. Cox, Jr.

Trent, TX

James ("Jim") Benjamin Cox, Jr., age 91, passed away on March 6, 2018 in Abilene, Texas. He was the son of James B. Cox and Rose Lackey Cox born on May 31, 1926 west of Tuscola, Texas. He was a member of the Trent Church of Christ. Following graduation from high school at Tuscola, he went to work for the Atchinson, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway. Later he entered the Navy, serving on the Admiral's staff Western Sea Front Command. After the War, in 1947, he resumed his career with the Santa Fe in Sweetwater, Texas, retiring 1986. On June 17, 1949 at Fisk, Texas, he married Marion Elizabeth Terry, the love of his life for the last 68 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Dr. Roberta Cox Edwards and brother-in-law Frank Edwards of Brigham City, Utah, niece Amelia Edwards, and nephews, James Level Edwards and Jerry Mac Edwards, Curtis Benjamin Crites. He is survived by his wife and children, Chris Cox of Trent, and Terry and Lou Ann Cox of Amarillo, grandchildren, John Cox of Amarillo, Sarah and husband David Nguyen, and great granddaughter Wendy Nguyen of Amarillo. Nephew, Tommy and Connie Edwards of Brigham City, Utah, Nephew, Mike and Anne Martin of Hampton, Arkansas, Niece, Pam and Russ Crites of Garland, Texas and numerous great nieces and nephews and their children in Texas and Utah. He is also survived by his first cousins, Roy Fuller and Frank Fuller of the metroplex and David Fuller of San Antonio, and their families. After retiring from the railroad in 1986, he and his wife began his second career farming and ranching near Trent, Texas. He faithfully served the Lord at 4th and Elm St. Church of Christ, Sweetwater, Texas as a deacon, elder and teacher, Merkel Church of Christ as a deacon, and finally Church of Christ at Trent, as an example and teacher. He loved the Lord and prayed daily for all of his family and friends. He loved to study the Bible, encourage others to persevere through the tribulations of life, sing, and play his harmonica. His humor was extraordinary, telling more jokes than most of us will ever be able to remember. He asked his family to "thank everyone for all they have done". He has requested "any abled bodied man present to serve as a pallbearer". A family visitation with be at the McCoy Funeral Home on Friday evening between the hours of 5 to 7 P.M. Graveside services, with Russ Crites officiating, will be 1:00 P.M. Saturday, March 10, 2018 at Brown Ranch Cemetery in the Pavilion with Military Honors performed by the United States Navy, located on county road 354 one mile east of the intersection of FM 1026 and county road 354 near Fisk, Texas in Coleman County. Condolences may be made online at In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Notre Maison, children's home, through Haiti Mission at This work is supported by Trent Church of Christ.

Published in Abilene Reporter-News on Mar. 9, 2018


(St Flying Tigers) - Class Of 1950

Patty Wayne Adams Rosson

March 4, 1932 - February 18, 2018

WINTERS: Patty Rosson, 85, beloved Mother and Wife, was called to her eternal resting place on Sunday, February 18, 2018. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, February 22, 2018, at the First Baptist Church, Winters, at 1:00 pm, directed by Fry~Smith Funeral Home, Tuscola. A visitation will be Wednesday, February 21, from 5 to 7:00 pm at the funeral home in Tuscola.

She entered this world on March 4, 1932, in Bradshaw, TX, born to Chester and Wilma (McMillan) Adams.

Patty was an active member of FBC of Winters where she sang in the choir. She was known for her generous and giving spirit. She rarely left her house without her car being loaded with food to give to others. She enjoyed cooking and entertaining in her home, gardening, playing Bridge, and square dancing.

She is survived by her husband Robert Kenneth Rosson; son Tony Rosson and daughter-in-law Darlus; son Kerry Rosson and daughter-in-law Tracy; daughter Julie Hynes & son-in-law Randy; daughter Gina Springfield and son-in-law Keith; brother Jerry Adams & sister-in-law Donna. She had twelve grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents; four sisters; one brother; and grandson, Jesse.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Alzheimer's Association National Office, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601.

Condolences can be left at

MAY 5th

Jim Ned Class Reunion 86-89

Saturday, May 5 at 6 PM - 10 PM
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Alumni Officers Beginning October 2015

Jim Ned Alumni Association

Leslie (Gryder) Ward - President/                      Class of 1998

Crystal (Daniels) Torrez - Sec/Tresurer/      Class of 1998

Alice (Hall) Harp - Parade Chair/               Class of 1995

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