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June 2, 2014

Dora Veatrice Reece

Pauls Valley, Oklahoma — Dora Veatrice Reece of Pauls Valley passed away May 28, 2014 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma at the age of 90 years old. “Vea”, as known by many, was born May 15, 1924 in Stratford, Oklahoma to Noah Hampton and Rosie Myrtle (Stacey) Potter. She married to B.F. Reece on November 23, 1942. She was a busy homemaker and a project coordinator for her husband’s many entrepreneurial ventures.

She was preceded in death by her grandson, Charles “Chas” Francis Harding, III; her son, Benjamin Lewis; her parents; her husband, B.F. Reece; 6 brothers, James Potter, Charlie Potter, Calvin Potter, Adlee Joe Potter, Luther Potter, and C. L. Potter; 4 sisters, Annie Potter, Dorothy Freeman, Ethel Malone and her twin sister, Nora Beatrice Greenwalt.

Surviving family includes her two daughters, Linda Rose Reece Agee of Pauls Valley and Sherrilyn Reece of Washington, Ok.; her son in law, Dave Agee; her grandchildren, Jasen Reece Agee and wife Susie, Laura Lynn Agee Cooper and husband Tommy, deceased grandson Chas’ wife Kari, and Brennan Reece Harding and wife Meghan; and her great grandchildren, Elaine Martha Agee, Meredith Grace Agee, Adam Nathaniel Cooper, Cassidy Dawn Cooper, Victoria Rose Agee, Charles “Case” Francis Harding, IV, Reece Andrew Harding, Carter Anderson Harding, Isaac Thomas Harding, and Elliott Charles Harding.

Funeral services were held Sunday, June 1, 2014 at Stufflebean-Coffey Chapel of Remembrance officiated by Dave Agee. Interment will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery under the direction of Stufflebean-Coffey Funeral Home. We invite you to send the family a message of condolence at www.stufflebeanfuneralhome.com

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    Lisa D. Brinkley of Springdale, Arkansas was born to Clarence (C. L.) and Bertha (Wright) Pelfrey on November 3, 1947 in Yuba City, California and passed from this life on July 15, 2014 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma at the age of 66 years.

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  • Roger Glen Clayton

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  • Reba Joyce Dawson

    Reba Joyce Dawson of Pauls Valley, Oklahoma was born to Ben and Gertie Mae (Gates) Crawford Jr. on July 28, 1934 in Carthage, Texas and passed from this life on July 8, 2014 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma at the age of 79 years.

    July 17, 2014

  • Lawatha Dean Gilley

    Lawatha Dean Gilley, of Pauls Valley, passed away July 8, 2014 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma at the age of 80 years.

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