|Birth: ||Sep. 21, 1920|
|Death: ||Jun. 5, 2002|
Source: Daily Ardmoreite
HEALDTON -- Services for Mamie Ethel Brecheen will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 8, 2002, at the Assembly of God Church with the Rev. Dwight Hawkins and the Rev. Dan Stewart officiating. Interment will be at Mount Olive Cemetery.
Born Sept. 21, 1920, in Huntsville, Texas, Mrs. Brecheen died June 5, 2002, in an Oklahoma City hospital.
Married to Wilson Evan Brecheen on Nov. 7, 1942, in Huntsville, they made their home in Hankammer, Texas, moved to Comanche in 1960 and to Milo in 1968. Her husband passed away on July 12, 1986, and she moved to Healdton in 1990.
She was a Rebekkah, Noble Grand, member of the L.A.P.M. in Lawton, L.E.A. in Duncan, past president and past matriarch on the state level, held declaration of Chivalry, was president and past president of the American Legion Auxiliary in Comanche and member of First Missionary Baptist Church in Healdton.
She had many hobbies, including marketing Mamies Barbeque. She loved her water and rose gardens, showing them to her friends. She always had time for everyone, never meeting a stranger and lending a helping hand to anyone who needed it. She was loved by her family very much, the same way she loved her family. She will be deeply missed by all.
In addition to her husband, Mamie was preceded in death by a brother, John Calvin Penney Jr., on July 5, 1946; an infant daughter on April 15, 1948; her father, John Calvin Penney Sr., on Feb. 9, 1982; a sister, Odie Oglesby, on Aug. 10, 1982; her mother, Georgia Florida Brinkley Brecheen, on Dec. 15, 1987; and son, Robert Allen Brecheen, on Aug. 9, 1995.
She is survived by six daughters and sons-in-law, Mamie and Billy Stinson of Wilson, Janice and Leon Hemett of Lone Grove, Linda and Gary Keck, Loyce and Randy Freeman, and Joyce and Bennie Skelton, all of Healdton, and Theresa and Randy Barton of El Reno; a son and daughter-in-law, John and Judy Brecheen of Ardmore; a son, Wilson Brecheen Jr., Sheppard, Texas; 21 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; three nieces; and dear friend, Opel Wilburn.
Bearers will be Dan Fick, Gloyd McCoy, Bob McKibban, Otha McKibban, Bill Wilburn and Ralph Needham.
Roberts Funeral Home will direct services.
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