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Glenda Gail Vann

July 20, 1954 August 2, 2016
Glenda Gail Vann
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Lowell-Tims Funeral Home
1100 E. Tamarack Road
Altus, Oklahoma 73521
(580) 482-1233


Glenda Gail Vann, age 62, of Altus, passed away late Tuesday evening, August 2, 2016, at her residence, in Altus.

Gail was born on July 20, 1954, in Checotah, Oklahoma to Johnny Rhue and Hazel Marie (Baldwin) Oakley. Due to her dad"s job with Civil Service, the family lived in several locations before arriving in Altus, in 1966. Beginning the seventh grade at Southeast Junior High, Gail graduated from Altus High School, in 1972. Following her senior year, she married Danny Gardner and to that union was born one son, Jeremy Jonathan Gardner. Spending a short time in Sumter, South Carolina, they moved back to Altus in 1974. In 1983, she married Blayne Vann and they lived in St. Louis and Gulf Shores, Alabama, prior to Blayne"s death, in 1993. After Blayne"s death, Gail returned to Altus where she lived until her passing. A homemaker most of her life, Gail was very involved in her church where she enjoyed studying the Bible and spending time with her Bible Study Group. Gail loved her family and cherished the time spent with her family and friends.

Preceded in death by her parents and husband, Blayne, she is survived by her son, Jeremy Gardner and wife Elizabeth Dominguez of Keller, Texas; two grandchildren, Victoria Stranczek and Joseph Stranczek of Keller, Texas; two sisters, Suzy Brock and husband Tony of Moultrie, Georgia and Brenda Beauchamp of Altus; one brother, Bob Oakley and wife Liz of Edmond along with many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services for Gail Vann will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, August 6, 2016, at Lowell-Tims Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Jeff Moore officiating. Interment will follow at Altus City Cemetery under the direction of Lowell-Tims Funeral Home, of Altus.

The family will greet friends at Lowell-Tims on Friday evening from 6 until 7 p.m.

For those not able to attend the service, Lowell-Tims will provide a live web-cast of the service beginning at 10:58 a.m., Saturday. Go to and click on obituaries. Then click on Glenda Gail Vann. There will be a large area inviting you to join the web-cast.

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