|Birth: ||Nov. 5, 1915|
|Death: ||May 24, 2008|
Social Security Death Index
Name: John J. Albright
Last Residence: 73127 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma
Born: 5 Nov 1915
Died: 24 May 2008
State (Year) SSN issued: Oklahoma (Before 1951 )
John Jacob Albright, Oklahoma City, OK, passed away on May 24, 2008, after a short illness. He was the son of Clay Dan Albright and Mary Ruth McCurry Albright. John is preceded in death by his loving wife, Billie Burke Oxford Albright. John was born on November 5, 1915, in Childress, TX, and attended school in El Reno, OK, where he met Billie. In 1936, John was runner up All State Wrestler. During his teen years, his interests gravitated toward all sorts of automobiles. To raise extra money, John would offer rides in his Model T Ford for ten cents. In later years, he collected 1962 Oldsmobiles. In 1937, Billie and John were married in the Lutheran church in Guthrie. John accepted Christ as his personal Lord and Savior in 1952 at Sharon Baptist Church in Shawnee, OK. John had a passion for planting Baptist churches in the Tulsa area. He was instrumental in establishing Gracemont Baptist Church and a mission church extending from Sheridan Road Baptist Church. His calling at any church where he was a member was greeting every person who entered the building. He offered the strongest handshake, regardless of wind, rain, sun or shine. He served faithfully in this capacity the last ten years at Council Road Baptist Church in Bethany, OK. He is survived by his two daughters, Dianna Jo Carleton, of Kiefer, OK, and Sue Ellen Ferguson of Oklahoma City, OK two brothers Clay Dan Albright, Jr., of Richmond, VA and George Henry Albright, Tuskegee, AL five grandchildren - Carla Caisse and husband, Steve David Carleton and wife Vonda Gina Kirby and husband Roy Sarah Sutton and husband, David and Paul Ferguson and wife Lynne five great-grandchildren Brandon Beck and wife Kathryn Roy Kirby, Jr. Matthew Carleton and wife Sandy Jonathan Carleton and Anna Kirby. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, that donations be made to the Celebrate Recovery ministry in c/o Council Road Baptist Church, 2900 N Council Road, Bethany, OK 73008 or the American Cancer Society. Informal family led graveside services will be held at the El Reno Cemetery on Wednesday, May 28, 2008, at 2 p.m. A family reception time will be held at Mercer Adams on Tuesday, May 27, from Noon - 2 p.m.
Published in The Oklahoman on 5/27/2008.
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