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Obituaries

April 22, 2013

Oral Leslie Ellis

June 13, 1923 — April 21, 2013

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DUNCAN —

Oral was greeted in heaven by his first born son, Ronald Oral Ellis; his parents; sister, Lucille; brother, Kermit; half-brother, Charlie Clark; his father-in-law and mother-in-law: Cheston and Mildred Branch; and several other family members and friends.
Oral is survived by his wife, Barbara of the home; his daughter and son-in-law, Cretia and Phil Whitney of Duncan; his son and daughter-in-law, Craig and Kelly Ellis of Comanche. He also leaves behind his grandchildren: Wendi and Darrell Bowles of Duncan, Benji and Amy Whitney of Mission, Kan., Heath and Mandi Ellis, and Ryan and Tiffany Ellis, all of Comanche; his great-grandchildren: Laken Whitney, Landon, Dillon and Myles Ellis, Cohen and Reese Whitney, and Raelee Ellis.
Pallbearers will be Wendi Bowles, Heath Ellis, Benji Whitney and Ryan Ellis. Honorary bearers are Billy Bob Deaton, Tommy Baker, Jackie Branch, Matt Taylor, Alan Miller and Ray Clark.
Memorial gifts may be made to Westview Boys Home; P.O. Box 553; Hollis, OK 73550; The Tipton Home; P.O. Box 370; Tipton, OK  73570 or Chisholm Trail Hospice; c/o Duncan Regional Hospital; P.O. Box 2000; Duncan, OK 73534.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.granthamfuneralhomes.com.

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