|Birth: ||Apr. 3, 1927|
|Death: ||Aug. 15, 2006|
Tupelo-- Services for Billy Joe Caruthers, 79, Tupelo, are 2 p.m. Saturday at Brown's Funeral Chapel, Coalgate, Sam Steele officiating. Burial follows at Pleasant Grove Cemetery.
Mr. Caruthers died Aug. 15, 2006, at Ardmore. He was born April 3, 1927, at Stonewall, to Joe and Velma Arnold Caruthers. He attended Tupelo Schools and graduated in 1945. He married Lorene Angel June 21, 1947, at Stonewall.
Mr. Caruthers was a registered land surveyor #47 and was the Coal County surveyor from 1968 until the office was eliminated. He had a private practice, Caruthers Surveying, until retiring in 1990. He was a charter member of the Oklahoma Society of Land Surveyors, serving as District 5 director for several years and then as vice president.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Velma Arnold Caruthers, and two sisters, Geneva Killian and Anita Sue Davidson.
Survivors include his wife, Lorene Caruthers, of the home; four daughters, Tawana Caruthers, Eufaula, Jacqueline Rust, Debra Kay Howard and husband John, all of Ada, and Beverly Ann Reynolds and husband Bob, Tupelo; a son, Billy Joe Caruthers Jr. and wife June, Geary, seven grandchildren, Jamie Latham and husband Jim, Destry Edwards and wife Beth, Kate McDonald and husband Mike, Ginger Young, Colby Edwards and wife Rachel, Johnna Heilaman and husband Aaron and Joseph Caruthers; seven great-grandchildren, Ashley Latham, Levi Latham, Patience Young, Cord McDonald, Kailyssa Edwards and Alexis McDonald; four sisters, Lucille Clepper, Loretta Davis, Velma Pitzer, all of Houston, Texas, and Shirley Richardson, Ada; a brother, Jim Caruthers and wife Geneva, Owasso; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Browns Funeral Home, Coalgate.
Pleasant Grove Cemetery
Created by: Glenda Whitaker Subyak
Record added: Jan 21, 2008
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