Nov. 2, 1932 — Oct. 7, 2012
Georgia Lee Prestidge was born Nov. 2, 1932 in Duncan, and passed away in Oklahoma City on Oct. 7, 2012 at the age of 79. She was a former longtime Duncan resident.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012 at the Unity Missionary Baptist Church officiated by the Rev. Dan Standifer with interment to follow at Duncan Cemetery under the direction of Don Grantham Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Georgia Lee was a homemaker and was very devoted to her family. She was a former member of the Duncan Regional Hospital Auxillary.
She was a member of the Unity Missionary Baptist Church and was very active and was involved with the church choir and teaching Sunday School.
Georgia Lee married Hamer Lee Prestidge on June 4, 1950 in Duncan and he preceded her in death Jan. 29, 2002.
Survivors include two children, Ty and Meg Prestidge, Yukon, Tammy and Steve Clif, Portland, Ore., six grandchildren, Tra Snow, Clif Prestidge, Josh Clift, Casey Prestidge, Cole Prestidge and Chad Clift, and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Leon V. and Thelma Louise Higgison Hall and a sister Julia Ann Howard.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons.
Online condolences may be made to www.granthamfuneralhomes.com.
Nov. 2, 1932 — Oct. 7, 2012
Bert Lana and Beth Lana
Bert Lana, 90, died May 20, 2013, in Abilene, Texas. His wife, Beth Lana, 88, died March 15, 2013, in Abilene, Texas. The Lanas were employed by Duncan Public School District from 1957-1974.
Memorial services for Tim Hanson, 55, of Duncan, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 22, at New Hope Baptist Church West with the Rev. Randy Southerland officiating and under direction of Don Grantham Funeral Home. There is no visitation scheduled at the funeral home.
Valton Earl ‘Fat’ Denham
Valton Earl “Fat” Denham departed this life Tuesday, June 18, 2013, in Ryan, at the age of 68 years, 5 months and 20 days.
William Chapman Southerland
William Chapman Southerland was born Dec. 10, 1933, in Rush Springs, to Mellie Mae Ethel Chapman and William Henry Southerland. He graduated in 1951, from Chickasha High School in Chickasha.
Gary Lynn Bratcher
Gary Lynn Bratcher, 59, passed away Monday, June 17, 2013, in Duncan.
Melva Sue Blake
Melva Sue Blake, of Comanche, peacefully passed away Sunday afternoon, June 16, 2013, at Fort Worth, Texas. She was 71 years old.
Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 20, at the Comanche Funeral Home Chapel, with Bro. Dow Pannell officiating. Interment will follow at Fairlawn Cemetery, under direction of Comanche Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday and from a.m. to service time Thursday.
Jerry Lynn Pruitt
Jerry Lynn Pruitt, resident of Kenai, Alaska, son of Jimmie H. and Betty Pruitt, was born Aug. 27, 1956, in Sinton, Texas. He died Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at his parents’ ranch, east of Duncan.
Troy Glenn Wilson
Troy Glenn Wilson passed away June 16, 2013, in the VA hospital, at the age of 62.
Troy was born May 10, 1951, in Duncan, to Troy E. and Jeanette Rose Fowler Wilson. Troy has lived in Edmond, for the last nine years. He was a Navy Veteran and a hydraulic mechanic working on commercial equipment. Troy loved his family and fishing.
Homer Gene Brown
Homer Gene Brown was born July 21, 1934, in Jefferson County to Weldon and Claudia Phelps Brown. He passed away on June 15, 2013, in Wichita Falls, Texas, at the age of 78.
He was a 1952 graduate of Waurika High School. He and Charlene Snider married May 31, 1952, in Waurika.
Floyd Doil Park
Floyd Doil Park, 89, passed from this life June 17, 2013, in Nocona, Texas.
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