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John Woodrow Bratcher
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Birth: Oct. 24, 1912
McClain County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Sep. 30, 1969
Cleveland County
Oklahoma, USA

Born October 24, 1912 at Washington, Oklahoma, he passed away September 30, 1969 at Norman Municipal Hospital are. He had farmed most of his life but had been employed by the landscaping department at the University for the past year. He was a veteran of World War II, a member of the American Legion, and the first Baptist Church, Washington. He and Mrs. Bratcher had moved to Norman from Washington less than a year ago; he was well loved by all who knew him.

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Funeral services were held at 2:30 PM Friday, October 3, for John Woodrow Bratcher at the first Baptist Church. Rev. Bill Blair, pastor, officiated, assisted by Rev. Dexter Blevins, pastor of the Trinity Baptist Church, Norman. Interment was in the Washington Cemetery under direction of the Mayes Funeral Home of Norman, and a graveside ritual was held by American Legion Post Number 88 of Norman.

He is survived by his wife, Jessie of Norman; two daughters, Mrs. Delores Givens of Washington and Mrs. Sharon Womack of Lilburn, Georgia; five grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Jewell black of Gore; two brothers, Carl Bratcher of Washington and Ernie Bratcher of Oklahoma City; and a host of friends and other relatives.

Pallbearers were Kenneth Haley, Lem Andrews, Luther Andrews, Kenneth Blair, Junior Andrews, and Dick Hutton. Honorary bearers included Ben Bishop, Sam Ewing, Tommy Brown, Aaron Andrews, Earl Sherman, Jasper Andrews and L.B. Collins.

The family expressed gratitude to all those who perform deeds of kindness during this time of tragedy and loss. 
Family links: 
  Farel Haynes Bratcher (1880 - 1967)
  Harriet Sadie Sims Bratcher (1890 - 1969)
  Jessie Otis Mayfield Bratcher (1916 - 1987)
Washington Cemetery
McClain County
Oklahoma, USA
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