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Zelma Irene Sneed Cauthon
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Birth: May 20, 1931
Pawnee County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Oct. 20, 2008
Oklahoma, USA

Zelma Irene (Sneed) Cauthon, resident of Ponca City, passed away on Monday, October 20, 2008. She was 77.

Zelma was born in Pawnee, Oklahoma to Tom and Lillian Lola (Brown) Sneed on May 20, 1931. She attended Lone Chimney Grade School and Pawnee High School.

She met Virgil (Sam) Cauthon in Pawnee, Oklahoma and they were married on February 21, 1948 by Reverend Ernest Hitt, Pastor of the First Baptist Church, in his home. The couple made their first home in Cleveland, Oklahoma and moved to Ponca City, Oklahoma in June, 1948, and to this union two children were born.
Zelma was a homemaker and enjoyed raising her children. She joined the Second Baptist Church in Ponca City, December, 1952. She served in various positions in the church and First Baptist Churches in Newkirk, Pawhuska, Blackwell and Ponca City, Oklahoma. She was active in ministering to residents of Ponca City nursing homes for 27 years. She is a member of The Second Baptist Church in Ponca City, Oklahoma.

She is survived by her loving husband, Virgil of the home; children, Robert Eugene Cauthon and his wife, Bertha Lou of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Linda Sue Huffaker and her husband, Wayne of Houston, Texas; brother, Everett Sneed of Ponca City, Oklahoma; sister, Margie Phillips of Ponca City, Oklahoma; grandchildren, Brandon Jai Wilkerson, Robert Samuel Cauthon, Charles Christopher Cauthon and Brooklyn Cauthon; numerous nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Ruth Helen Sharp and Cleola Maxine Anderson; and brother, Thomas Edward Sneed.
Casket bearers for the service will be Thomas Skaggs, Cleo Anderson, Harold Ball, Carl Howe, James McDonald and Roger Kelle.
Honorary casket bearers will be grandsons, Brandon, Sammy and Charlie.

A funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m., Thursday, October, 23, 2008 at Second Baptist Church with Reverend Ken Newport, pastor, Second Baptist Church officiating. Interment will follow at I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Ponca City, Oklahoma under the direction of Grace Memorial Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Zelma's honor to Hospice of North Central Oklahoma, 1904 N. Union, Suite 103, Ponca City, Oklahoma 74601.

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  Virgil A Sam Cauthon (1927 - 2012)*
  Virgil A. Cauthon (1927 - 2012)*
*Calculated relationship
Odd Fellows Cemetery
Ponca City
Kay County
Oklahoma, USA
Created by: Judy Mayfield
Record added: Feb 10, 2009
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Zelma Irene <i>Sneed</i> Cauthon
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Zelma Irene <i>Sneed</i> Cauthon
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 Added: Dec. 15, 2012

- Judy Mayfield
 Added: Feb. 10, 2009

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