The Duncan Banner


January 7, 2014

Zebedee “Zeb” Werner

March 23, 1935 — Dec. 30, 2013

DUNCAN — Zebedee “Zeb” Werner, 78, went to be with the Lord and his wife Edith, the love of his life, on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, with his family by his side holding his hands.

Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 10 in the Duncan Cemetery with Rev. Randy Southerland officiating. Burial is under the direction of the Don Grantham Funeral Home.

Zeb was born March 23, 1935, in Wilson to John and Thelma Werner and moved to Duncan after graduation. He was a patriot who loved the U.S.A. and was proud to be an Oklahoman.

He loved being at home on the “Hill,”  hunting, fishing, Sunday’s at New Hope Baptist Church West and OU football. Did I mention, he LOVED OU FOOTBALL?

Zeb is survived by two sons, Paul Werner and wife Reeca of Austin, Texas and Mark Werner and wife Rebecca of Forney, Texas; one brother, Lyndal Werner and wife Vicky of Chandler; six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Thelma Werner, his wife Edith Werner, a son, Phillip Werner and three brothers, John, Bob and Gene Werner.

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