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July 10, 2014

Theda C. Bramblett Williams

Sept. 1, 1926 - July 8, 2014

DUNCAN — Theda C. (Bramblett) Williams, of Duncan, a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away Tuesday July 8, 2014 at Country Club Nursing Home, Duncan, at age 87.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday, July 11, 2014 at the Gospel Beams Church, Duncan, with the Rev. Ray Ledbetter officiating. Interment will follow at the Duncan Municipal Cemetery under the direction of the Don Grantham Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, July 10th at the funeral home.

Theda was born Sept. 1, 1926 in Alma, to John L. and Arlie O. (Chaudoin) Bramblett. She attended schools in Alma and Duncan. For the most part of her adult life, she spent it as a bookkeeper, loving mother, grandmother and wife during which time she relocated to such places as Dallas, Oklahoma City, Corona, Calif.,  Atlanta, Ga. and Fort Worth, Texas, returning home to retire in Duncan. She was a long time member of Gospel Beams Church, where she raised all five of her children, under the direction of Rev. Curtis and Daisy Ledbetter, from the churches very beginning.

Survivors include four children: Kenneth L. and wife Jenny Collinsworth of Fort Worth, Texas, Toney J. Sanders of Comanche, Rebecca A. Stroner of Tyler, Texas and Gerald and wife Deena Williams of Duncan; Three sisters: Maxine Reid of Pawnee, Willene and husband Glen Scott of Duncan and Mary Lee Dunbar of Marlow; one brother: Adam D. Bramblett of Weatherford, Texas and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John L. and Arlie O. Bramblett; two sisters, Dossie Edwards and Audi Faye Pankey; one son, Gary Collinsworth; one grandson, Nathan Collinsworth and one great-grandson, Trevor Beckworth.

Pallbearers will be: Charles Dunbar, Randy Scott, Wayne Bramblett, Kenneth L. Collinsworth II, Jeremy Stroner and Chris Stroner. Honorary bearers are: Matthew, Joseph and Derek Collinsworth, Brian Beckworth and James K. Reid.

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