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Melvin Franklin "Duck" Perkins
Birth: May 7, 1939
Milburn
Johnston County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Mar. 7, 2007, USA

CAUSE OF DEATH:CANCER

NAME: MELVIN FRANKLIN PERKINS, AGE 67, A LONGTIME FARRIS AREA RESIDENT.

BORN: MAY 7, 1939 AT MILBURN, OKLAHOMA TO ARTHUR FRANKLIN AND SELMA (PALMER) PERKINS.

PASSED AWAY: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7, 2007 AT THE ATOKA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL.
AGE: 67 YEARS 10 MONTHS.

EDUCATION: MELVIN ATTENDED AND GRADUATED FROM MILBURN HIGH SCHOOL WITH THE CLASS OF 1961. HE GRADUATED FROM SOUTHEASTERN STATE UNIVERSITY WITH A BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE.

MARRIED: WANDA VERN HORATH ON SEPTEMBER 23, 1961 AT EMIT, OK.

OCCUPATION: MELVIN RETIRED FROM THE OKLAHOMA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND THE STATE PARDON AND PAROLE BOARD. AFTER RETIRING, HE WORKED A FEW YEARS IN LAW ENFORCEMENT AT ANTLERS AND HE WAS A FARMER AND RANCHER.

CHURCH AFFILIATION: HE WAS OF THE BAPTIST FAITH.

MELVIN LOVED HUNTING AND FISHING AND RAISING CATTLE.

HE SERVED IN THE U. S.ARMY.

HE WAS ALSO A MEMBER OF THE OKLAHOMA CATTLEMANS ASSOCIATION AND WAS A CLEET FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR.


SURIVVED by:

SON: MELVIN WAYNE "MOOCHIE" PERKINS and WIFE DEBORAH OF ATOKA, OK.

DAUGHTER: MELVA BINGHAM AND HUSBAND KEVIN OF ATOKA, OK.

GRANDSON: K. C. JOHN MORELAND OF ATOKA, OK.

STEP GRANDCHILDREN: BRANDI MORELAND of PEORIA, AZ.

KODY and JODY MORELAND OF TUSHKA.
ASHLEY, KENDRA, AND TAYLOR BINGHAM OF ATOKA, OK.

GREAT STEP GRANDCHILD: COOPER CALLICOAT.

SPECIAL FRIEND: JOSIE HEFFNER OF ANTLERS AND HER CHILDREN AND GRANDCHILDREN: CHRISTY AND FRANK MILLER, JOHN AND LISA HEFFNER AND FAMILY.
SAMANTHA AND JOHN MILLER OF ANTLERS.

BROTHERS: ALVIN PERKINS AND WIFE GLENDA OF SOPER, OK.
GENE PERKINS AND WIFE MICKIE OF MILBURN, OK.

SISTERS: CLARICE LAFEVERS AND HUSBAND BILL OF MILBURN, OK.
CAROLYN PARIS AND HUSBAND LARRY OF KENEFIC, OK.
MARILYN WHITTINGTON AND HUSBAND ROGER OF
MILBURN, OK.

BROTHERS & SISTRS-IN-LAW:JACKIE WAYNE HORATH OF BEGGS, OK.
RONNIE DALE "PAT" HORATH OF BIXBY, OK.
VIRGINIA HORATH OF ATOKA, OK.
JEAN HORATH OF ATOKA, OK.
TERRY FAULKNER OF DENTON, TX.


PRECEDED IN DEATH BY:

WIFE: WANDA VERN PERKINS on September 25, 2001.
PARENTS: ARTHUR AND SELMA PERKINS.
BROTHER: ARNOLD WAYNE PERKINS.
SON-IN-LAW: DERRIEL MORELAND.
IN-LAWS: BILL AND OPAL HORATH.
BROTHERS-IN-LAW: BO AND JERRY HORATH.
SISTER IN-LAW: MARGARET FAULKNER.



DATE OF SERVICES: FRIDAY, MARCH 9, 2007 AT 2:00 P.M.
PLACE OF SERVICES: BROWN'S FUNERAL CHAPEL ~ ATOKA, OK.

OFFICIATING: REV. DARREL HEATH.

INTERMENT: GREEN MEADOWS CEMETERY ~ ATOKA, OK.

CASKETBEARERS: MARION KEITH SMITH, JASON HORATH, NIC HORATH, JARROD HORATH, RANDY COLE, WADE WHITTINGTON, GENE PERKINS, ALAN LAFEVERS, MARION PARIS, DEWAYNE LAFEVERS

HONORARY CASKETBEARERS: JACK HORATH, PAT HORATH, KEVIN HORATH, CARL McADAMS, RAY KINDRED, JOHN HEFFNER, FRANK MILLER, HENRY COLE, TERRY PATE, ROGER BUCHANNON, DR. DON RIPPEE, WINSTON PALMER, BOB BARNES.


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  Wanda Vern Horath Perkins (1943 - 2001)
 
Burial:
Green Meadows Cemetery
Atoka
Atoka County
Oklahoma, USA
 
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