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Mangum, Oklahoma 73554
Nelda Fay Ogden, age 85, of Mangum, passed away Monday afternoon, January 11, 2016, at Comanche County Memorial Hospital.
Mrs. Ogden was born in Mangum, Oklahoma on April 16, 1930, to Jeff D. and Thelma E. (Fagan) Hawkins. Mrs. Ogden attend Mangum School until tenth grade when she moved to Granite and married Wallace Terry Ogden on July 14, 1946. Over the years she lived in several different locations in Kansas and Texas. In 1980, Nelda returned to Mangum and ran Ogden Retirement Home until Wallace"s death on June 16, 2000. After his death, Nelda moved to San Diego, California, back to Mangum and then a short time in South Texas before returning to Mangum, where she lived until her death. During her working years she worked at Kellwood, in Altus, and at Woolworth Department Store. A longtime member of the Mangum Nazarene Church, Nelda loved her family and many friends.
Preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one brother, Paul Hawkins and one sister Gracie Houston, she is survived by two daughters, Brenda McRay of Huntsville, Texas and Terry Raney of Oklahoma City; six grandchildren, Tawny Buck, Mindy Ravines, Telisha Bear, Carl Bear, Toni Jenkins and Bobbie Jo Raney; nineteen great grandchildren; twelve great-great grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.
Funeral services for Nelda Fay Ogden will be at 2 p.m., Thursday, January 14, 2015, at Greer Funeral Home Chapel with Gene Houston officiating. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery under the direction of Greer Funeral Home of Mangum.
Online tributes may be made to the family at www.GreerFuneral.com
Greer Funeral Home
235 South Pennsylvania
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