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Obituaries

February 10, 2013

Wynonah Clifton

McALESTER — Wynonah Clifton, 90, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at a local nursing home.

The family will greet friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Chaney Harkins Funeral Home, McAlester. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at the Lone Grove Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. Artie Hearod officiating. Interment will follow at Hugh Low Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Chaney Harkins Funeral Home in McAlester.

She was born Oct. 16, 1922, in Haileyville to Oville and Clara (Freeman) Wilder. She graduated from Haileyville High School and then attended business school. She has worked for the FBI in Washington, D.C., and also was a rancher and bookkeeper. She will be remembered by many as a loving wife, mother and neighbor. She was a member of the Lone Grove Free Will Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband of 23 years, Fred Clifton, of the home; son, David McDougal, and wife, Phyllis of Moore; son, Danny McDougal, and wife, Nancy, of Allen, and daughter, Patsy Sparks, and husband, Charles, of Dustin; step-children, David Clifton and wife, Mary; Rusty Clifton, Randy Clifton and wife, Jeri, and Debra Blansett and husband, Gary, all of McAlester; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Oville and Clara Wilder; sisters, Ouida Dixon and Juanita Davis and brothers, Harold Wilder, Billy Wilder and Horace Wilder.

Pallbearers will be Randy Clifton, Rusty Clifton, David Clifton, Charley Sparks, Lee Epps and Craig McDougal.

 

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