|Birth: ||Dec. 22, 1908|
|Death: ||Sep. 22, 1994|
Blackwell Journal-Tribune, Sunday, Sept. 25 1994
Earlene Danford, a Lamont area resident, died Thursday, Sept 22, in St. Mary's Hospital at Enid. She was 85.
Her funeral will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the United Methodist Church at Lamont with Rev. Randy Little officiating.
Burial will follow in Mt. Vernon Cemetery near Salt Fork.
Mrs. Danford was born near Perry on Dec. 22, 1908, the daughter of Will and Atha Comira (Howe) McDaniel.
She became the wife of Claude Danford on June 3, 1928, in a unique radio wedding ceremony aired over the new radio station WBBZ in Ponca City which was witnessed by more than 2,000 spectators.
They lived in the Lamont area and celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in 1988.
Mrs. Danford was a member of the United Methodist Church, a retired postal clerk and was an active community leader. She was a 50-year member and past worthy matron of the Order of Eastern Star, a Rainbow for Girls mother, past president of the American Legion Auxillary, a Gold Star Mother and was active in Republican party politics.
Survivors are on son, Jerral Danford, Fort Morgan, Colo; one daughter Mary Ann Bernritter, San Diego, Calif; three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and three sisters. Hazel White and Mable Lemmon of Tulsa and Anna Mae Radcliff, Blackwell.
She was preceded in death by her husband, eight brothers and two sisters.
Wilson Funeral Home of Pond Creek is in charge of arrangements.
Claude Phillip Danford (1902 - 1988)
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