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Opal Cullins "O. C." Kirkpatrick
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Birth: Sep. 21, 1902
San Augustine
San Augustine County
Texas, USA
Death: May 25, 1952
Wanette
Pottawatomie County
Oklahoma, USA

Opal Cullins Kirkpatrick also known as O.C. was the fourth son of Andrew Jackson Kirkpatrick and Ida Maud Cullins. He met his wife, Lillian May Adkins in Wetumka, Hughes Co., OK and married her on 09 Dec 1922 in Holdenville, Hughes Co., OK. To this union were born 5 children 1) Evelyn Lorene 2) Donald Ray 3) Patricia Ann 4) Charles Cullins and 5) Mary Jane Kirkpatrick. Opal worked in the Wanette Lumberyard for several years and then later at his own General Store in the town of Wanette, Pottawatomie Co., OK. He enjoyed sports and fishing. He died with a heart attack close to his home while fishing.

CENSUS:

1920 Bernard Twp., Hughes Co., OK, pg. 16 (314-314)
Berry BOWDEN, head, Own, Mortgage, age 45, b: TX > TN > TN; Farmer
Maud, wife, age 47, b: AR > TN > AR
Jessie, son, age 11, b: OK > TX > AR
Bessie, dau., age 11, b: OK > TX > AR
Glynn, son, age 8, b: OK > TX > AR
Opal KIRKPATRICK, step-son, age 17, b: TX > AR > AR; Laborer Farm
Allan KIRKPATRICK, step-son, age 15, b: TX > AR > AR

MARRIAGE LICENSE:

State of Oklahoma
Hughes County in County Court
To any person authorized to perform the Marriage Ceremony, Greeting:
You are hereby authorized to to join in marriage Mr. Opal KIRKPATRICK of Wetumka, County of Hughes, State of Oklahoma aged 20 years, and Miss. Lillian ADKINS of Wetumka, County of Hughes, State of Oklahoma aged 18 years.
And of this License you will make due return to my office within thirty days from this date. Witness my hand and official seal this 9th day of December, 1922.
Signed: R. B. Billingsley, Court Clerk
By: ________________ , Deputy
Recorded this 9th day of December, 1922
Signed: R. B. Billingsley, Court Clerk
By: ________________ , Deputy
CERTIFICATE OF MARRIAGE
STATE OF OKLAHOMA
I, John L. Coffman, Judge of the District Court of Holdenville in Hughes County State of Oklahoma do hereby certify that joined in marriage the persons named in and authorized by the License to be married on the 9th day of December, A.D. 1922 at Holdenville in Hughes County, State of Oklahoma in the presence of Anita Holle of Holdenville and B. R. Templerman (surname unclear) of Holdenville.
Signed: John L. Coffman, District Judge
Returned and recorded this 9th day of December 1922.
R. B. Billingsley, Court Clerk
By Lessie Wysor, Deputy

Document 2:
This certifies that Opal KIRKPATRICK of Wetumka, Oklahoma and Lillian ADKINS of Wetumka, OK. Were United in Holy Matrimony at Holdenville According to the Ordinance of God and the Laws of the State of Oklahoma on the 9th day of December in the year of our lord One Thousand Nine Hundred and Twenty Two.
John L. Coffman, District Judge
Witnesses: Vista Billingsley
B. R. Tempherman (surname unclear)

OBIT:

Shawnee News Star, Pottawatomie Co., OK, Opal Cullins KIRKPATRICK on May 25, 1952:
Services for Opal Cullins KIRKPATRICK, 49, Wanette will be held at 2 p.m. today in the Wanette Baptist Church.
Rev. Bill WALL, Pastor, will officiate, and burial will be in Wanette Cemetary.
KIRKPATRICK, a resident of Wanette community for the last 22 years, died Sunday morning after suffering a heart attack.
Survivors are his wife, Lillian May (Adkins) Kirkpatrick, of the home, two sons, Donald, a member of the U.S. Marines Corp. at Jacksonville, Fla., and Charles of the home, three daughters, Mrs. Evelyn COULTER, Oklahoma City, Mrs. Patricia CANNON, Wichita Falls, TX, and Mary Jane KIRKPATRICK, of the home.
Two brothers, Elmer KIRKPATRICK, 1003 East Whittaker, and Allen KIRKPATRICK, Fort Worth, TX, two half brothers, Jack BOWDEN, Norvata, and Glen BOWDEN, Gardenia, Calif., a sister Mrs. Pearl CONLEY, Wetumka, and two half sisters, Mrs. Ed HICKS, Wetumka, OK and Mrs. Bill ADKINS, Seminole. Rolsch Brothers are in charge of arrangements.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Andrew Jackson Kirkpatrick (1868 - 1907)
  Ida Maud Cullins Bowden (1877 - 1950)
 
 Spouse:
  Lillian May Adkins Kirkpatrick (1904 - 1996)
 
 Children:
  Evelyn Lorene Kirkpatrick Coulter (1923 - 2011)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Wanette Cemetery
Wanette
Pottawatomie County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: Mindy
Record added: Jul 31, 2005
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Opal Cullins O. C. Kirkpatrick
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Kirk, with love from your grandaughter.
- Mindy
 Added: Jul. 31, 2005
 
 
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