Ginger was born on September 6, 1945 to Farrell “Dude” Cordell and Deloris Springer.
She grew up in Gardner, Kan. She married Thomas Chavez on April 21, 1999, in Amarillo, Tex.
Ginger was an administrator in the farm equipment industry.
Ginger is survived by her husband, Thomas, of the home; 2 daughters, Kelly Freeman and husband Jeff, and Sheryl Buckner and husband Jimmy; 2 sons, Cory Baity and Michael Baity and wife Amanda; 2 step-daughters, Andrea Chavez and Erica Frost; her mother, Deloris Cordell; her brother, Farrell “Hap” Cordell and wife Sally; 2 half-sisters, Alene Hale and Christy Wood; 4 half-brothers, Michael McGuire, Shelby McGuire, Dennis McGuire and James McGuire; 17 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Services were  November 13, 2015. Burial was in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd Amarillo,Tex.