The Pryor Times

Obituaries

April 13, 2010

Clyde Everett Willman

PRYOR — Funeral services for Clyde Everett Willman, 82, Pryor, are 2 p.m., Wednesday, April 14, at Stephens Memorial Chapel. Pastor Ray Gwartney will officiate and burial will follow at Graham Memorial Cemetery, Pryor. Services are en-

trusted to Stephens Memorial Chapel.

Willman was born Jan. 30, 1928, in Muskogee, to Everett and Rosa (Grime) Willman.

He died Sunday,

April 11, in Claremore, at the age of 82 years, 2 months and 12 days.

He was a resident of Pryor most of his life. He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving with the U.S. Army. Upon returning home from the service he met and fell in love with Olatha Bates. They married June 28, 1952, just three weeks after their courtship began. She preceded him in death on Jan 11, 2008.

He worked for Georgia Pacific as a fork lift operator prior to his retirement. He enjoyed every aspect of fishing. He molded and painted most of his own lures. He enjoyed reading Westerns and going to auctions and garage sales.  His family was very important to him, especially when they held get-

togethers on holidays.

He is survived by son Clyde E. Willman, Jr. and wife Debbie, Mississippi; daughter Paula Bryant and husband Ronnie, Vinita; grandchildren Amy Thomas, Courtney Bryant, Travis Bryant and wife Mandy, and George “Buster” Willman, great-grandchildren Caitlin Bryant, Taylor Thomas, Spencer Bryant, Joci Bryant and Ellee Bryant. In addition to his wife he was pre-

ceded in death by his parents and brother John Willman

The family will receive relatives and friends on Tuesday, April 13, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Stephens Memorial Chapel.

Friends and family may sign his online memory book at www.stephensmemorialchapel.com.

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