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December 5, 2012

Obituaries

DUNCAN — Alma Lula Dean

Nov. 20, 1924 — Nov. 27, 2012

Alma Lula Dean, 88, passed from this life Nov. 27, 2012, in the Westbrook Nursing Home in Waurika. She was born Nov. 20, 1924, to Sam Morris and Lula (Dickey) Morris in Davidson.

Alma and Merlin Dean were united in marriage in 1943 and to this union two daughters and a son were born. She married Leonard Dean Nov. 1, 1983, in Sherman, Texas.

Alma is survived by her husband Leonard Dean of Waurika; children Latreta Stout of Waurika, Linda Newman of Oklahoma City and Vaden Dean of Oklahoma City, and David Sanchez, who Alma claimed as her own; one brother, Sam Morris of Bakersfield, Calif.; three step-children, Marsha Moore of Duncan, Debbie Harrison of Rush Springs, and Greg Dean of Edmond; six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; 12 step-grandchildren and seven step-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and other family and friends.

Alma was preceded in death by her parents, Sam and Lula Morris, seven sisters and her sons-in-law, Richard Stout and Gary Newman.

Funeral service was Saturday Dec. 1, 2012, at the Nazarene Church in Waurika, with Lynn Plant and Jerry Moore officiating. Burial was in the Waurika Cemetery, under the direction of Dudley Funeral Home of Waurika.

Condolence messages can be made to the family at www.dudleyfuneralhomes.com.

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