|Birth: ||May 17, 1903|
|Death: ||Jan. 24, 2009|
— The funeral for Myrtle Pearl English Crain, 105, will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 30, 2009, at First United Methodist Church. The Rev. Terry Martindale will officiate. Burial will be in Galena Cemetery. Arrangements are by Marshall Funeral Home, Alva. The casket will be open until 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home and remain closed at the church.
She was born may 17, 1903, in Galena to Foster and Lillie Leeper Rose and died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2009, at Share Convalescent Center, Alva.
She attended school at Northwestern State Normal School.
She married Frank English in 1921. They moved to their ranch in 1935 where they lived until his death in 1952. She continued to live and work the ranch and married Leon Crain in 1960. They later moved to Alva.
During World War I she knitted gloves without the index finger for the soldiers. She was a member of First United Methodist Church and active in the community.
Surviving are two sisters, Lorene Linder of Waynoka and Ora LaVerne Landers of Salina, Kan.; four grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by both husbands, Frank and Leon, one son, one daughter, one brother, and one sister.
Memorials may be made through the funeral home to Northwestern Oklahoma State University Foundation.
Frank R. English (1898 - 1952)*
Loretta Gail English Oshel (1922 - 2007)*
Marion F. English (1929 - 1953)*
Created by: shirley tauer
Record added: Jan 28, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33346685
Added: Jan. 28, 2014
Dee Gillentine Mitchell
Added: Oct. 29, 2012
Pearl, as she was known, was a pretty, loving lady whether you met her in her Sunday best or hailed her on the dirt road to her ranch in her jeans and plaid shirt. She made this world a better place.|
Added: Apr. 8, 2012
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