TURPIN, Okla. – Stanley D. Ogletree, 86, died Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010, at Liberal Good Samaritan Center.
He was born Jan. 7, 1924, to Rufus S. and Daisy Lyle Shaw Ogletree in Allenreed, Texas.
He married Mary Lou Lambert in 1947.
He then married Beverly B. Nance April 3, 1980, in Guymon, Okla. She survives.
He attended grade school and graduated Eureka High School in Baker, Okla., and later attended Panhandle State University.
He entered the U.S. Army and was a veteran of World War II. Upon returning from his service, he was a lifelong farmer in the Turpin and Tyrone communities. He also worked as a lineman of the Rock Island Railroad several years, was an irrigation mechanic and for Strickland Irrigation several years.
He was a lifelong member of the Baker United Methodist Church.
He enjoyed repairing bicycles.
He is also survived by two sons, Rick Ogletree and wife, Caitlin, Cheschrine, Ore., and Todd Ogletree, Turpin, Okla.; two daughters, Marsha Helm, Harrah, Okla., and Thyria Ogletree, Boulder, Colo.; four stepsons, Levi Spone and wife, Pat, Lawrence, and Terry, Stacey and Kristy Spone, all of Amarillo, Texas; two sisters, Joyce Johnson, Chandler, Ariz., and Bettina Arnold, Rancho, Palos Verdes, Calif.; seven grandchildren, Cedra, Sky, Sunaura Ogletree, Matt and Casey Helm and Kyra and Nyal McGee; five step-grandchildren Kelli, Corie, Kylie, Jana and Kriwtian Spone; three great-grandchildren, Jakob Helm, Ottis and Calvin Ogletree; and one step-great-grandson, Cooper Riley Coleman.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
o Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Turpin United Methodist Church with the Rev. Todd Bergman presiding.
Burial will be at the Tyrone Cemetery.
Friends may call until 8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Miller Mortuary with the family present to greet friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday.
Memorials are suggested to the Baker United Methodist Church in care of the mortuary.
Friends may send the family condolences at millermortuary.net.