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Wilton Ray Churchwell

November 15, 1927 July 4, 2003
Wilton Ray Churchwell
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Wilton "Ray" Churchwell, age 75 of Blair, passed away July 4, 2003 at Integris Baptist Hospital in Oklahoma City. Services have been set for 2:00 pm on Tuesday, July 8, 2003 at the Lowell-Tims Funeral Home Chapel. the reverends Randy Mitchell and Gene Foreman will officiate and interment will follow at the Altus City Cemetery.

Ray was born November 15, 1927 at Altus, Oklahoma to parents Jesse Raymond Churchwell and Velma Elsie Brisbin Churchwell. Ray entered the United States Army in 1947 and served in Panama and at Fort Sam Houston during the Korean Conflict. On October 8, 1950 he was united in marriage to Bette Marguerite Davis at the First Baptist Church in Altus. In 1951 Ray was honorably discharged from the Army and began working as a carpenter. He was well known throughout southwest Oklahoma as a talented carpenter and general contractor. Roy was active in the American Legion and was a skilled gardener and cook. He also enjoyed fishing on the North Fork and bee keeping.

Ray was preceded in death by his parents . He is survived by his wife Bette of the home; two sons, Randy and wife Mary of Joshua, Texas and David and wife Caren of Ringling, Oklahoma; three brothers, Richard Churchwell and wife Hemalee of Midwest City, Oklahoma; two sisters, Colene Booker and husband D.L. of Connell, Washington and Karen Kistler and husband Bob o Tacoma, Washington; brother-in-law, Jim Davis of Tuscon, Arizona; sister-in-law, Vanita Davis of Altus and Wilma Jo Miner of Tulsa; grandchildren, Darlene Smith, Wesley Jackson, Veronica Garcia, Davis John Bohlander, Leah Churchwell, Daniel Bohlander, Logan Churchwell, three grandchildren, Jonathan Garcia, Amanda Jackson, Lynn Holly Jackson and many other relatives and friends.

2:00 PM

Lowell-Tims Chapel

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