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Barbara Jean Crumpton, 83, passed away Thursday, July 25, 2013, in Duncan.
Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Monday, July 29, at Duncan City Cemetery with Randy Southerland officiating. Arrangements are under direction of Don Grantham Funeral Home.
Barbara was born May 2, 1930, in Lawton. On Aug. 19, 1950, she married Herbert Alton Crumpton.
Barbara worked as an automobile accountant for years in Texas, before returning to Duncan to co-own the Tampico Restaurant with her mother.
Barbara also had a passion for antiques and genealogy, which she turned into businesses. Barbara enjoyed painting landscape pictures and crafts of all kinds.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Alton Crumpton; mother, Ethel Rouse Hire; adopted father, Otis Hire; and biological father, Roy Miller.
She is survived by her nephew, Jerry Von Hire and his wife Bonnie; great-nephews: Brandon Hire and his children Lilyana, and Landon, and Justin Hire and wife Mallory.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Jerry Von Hire, Brandon Hire, Justin Hire, Landon Hire, John Hilburn, and Daron Hilburn.
The family wants to give a special thanks to Chisholm Trail Home Care / Hospice and Wilkins Nursing Home for their excellent care.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.granthamfuneralhomes.com.