The Duncan Banner


June 24, 2014

Odes Earl Duvall

June 18, 1923-June 21, 2014

DUNCAN — Odes Earl Duvall, 91, lifelong resident of Duncan, passed away on Saturday, June 21 at his home surrounded by his family and close friends.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at Liberty Baptist Church with Rev. Martin Knox and Rev. Gene Vernon officiating. Burial will follow in the Duncan Cemetery under the direction of Don Grantham Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday evening, 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Odes was born June 18, 1923 to Elec Andrew and Bessie (Coker) Duvall. He was a member of Liberty Baptist Church where he served on the Board of Trustees and was active in their teachers discipleship training. Odes married Mary Ella Adams on Aug. 24, 1977 here in Duncan.

He was employed in the oilfield as a pumper and an avid coon hunter.

Odes is survived by his wife Mary of the Home, two children James Wooten and wife Patty and Donna Wooten all of Duncan, sister Marie Burton of Duncan, eight grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and one on the way.

Odes was preceded in death by his parents and five sisters; Ester Forrester, Frankie Selvidge, Amanda Barnes, Amer Bennett and Vern Bennett.

Pallbearers will be Larry Staub, Steve Graham, Jim Sanders, Cecil Anderson, Jim Allen and Ron Peck.

Honorary bearers will be members of his Sunday School class.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at


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