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March 19, 2012

Julia Luvata Tole

DUNCAN — Nov. 13, 1940 — March 18, 2012

Julia Luvata Tole, 71, of Duncan, passed away Sunday, March 18, 2012, in Duncan.

Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 21, 2012, in the Bailes-Polk Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Randy Southerland officiating. Interment will be in the Duncan City Cemetery.

Family will receive friends for visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home.

Julia was born Nov. 13, 1940, at Fairfield, Calif., the daughter of Joe E. and Roberta Ernestine Charter. She graduated from the Smeyer High School in Smeyer, Texas. She and James E. Tole, Jr. were married on July 10, 1981, at Duncan.

She enjoyed gardening, sewing, canning reading, working puzzles and playing games as well as picking berries with her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Ernestine Charter; two sisters, Margie Condra and Shirley Logan; a brother, Joe Edward Charter Jr.; and her mother and father-in-law, Emma Lee and James Ernest Tole Sr.

Survivors include her husband James E. Tole Jr of the home in Duncan; her father, Joe E. Charter Sr. of Duncan; two daughters, Misti Davis and her husband Joe Solomon of Duncan, and Michele Michael and her husband Richard of Ardmore; two step-sons, Nathan Tole and his wife Joann of Duncan, and Jamie Tole of Vernon, Texas; a sister, Sandra Fox and her husband Jim of Tulsa; a brother, Richard Charter and his wife Helen of Amarillo, Texas; two brothers-in-law, Frank Condra of Ropesville, Texas, and Mack Tole and his wife Gloria of Chillicothe, Texas; two sisters-in-law, Louise Allen and her husband W.R. of Seminole, Texas, and Patsy Tole of Quanah, Texas; a grandson, Brian Tole and his wife Sarah of Duncan; six granddaughters, Brandi Bunda and her husband Ryan of Edmond, Jennifer Vinson and her husband Gary of Yukon, Samantha Buckey and her husband Terry of Choctaw, Tosha Williams and her husband Joe of Duncan, Chassey Petty and her husband Stanley of Fairfield, Texas, and Katie Tole of Knox City, Texas; four step-granddaughters, Christina McCormick and her husband Joseph of Duncan, Melonee Enos and her husband Chad Thomas of Burkburnett, Texas, and Rachel Enos of Edmond; a step-grandson, David Solomon of Duncan; 14 great-grandchildren; as well as numerous nieces nephews and a host of friends.

Pallbearers will be Brian Tole, Ryan Bunda, Gary Vinson, Joe Williams, Joseph McCormick and Chad Thomas. Honorary pallbearers are Joe Solomon and Richard Michael.

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