|Birth: ||May 29, 1914|
|Death: ||Jun. 21, 2002|
Source: Daily Ardmoreite
•GENE AUTRY -- Service for John Elmer "Buck" Hale, 88, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at First Baptist Church with Ron Elmore, Don Clark and Kevin Hale officiating. Interment will follow at Mannsville Cemetery.
Born May 29, 1914, in Birta, Ark., to William Noel and Ida Jane Robinson Hale, he died June 21, 2002, in Gene Autry. He was preceded in death by his parents.
He married Doris Elois Bektol on Dec. 29, 1935, in Davis.
Reared in Dougherty, he then lived in Gene Autry. He owned and operated Buck Hale Saw Mill from 1935 until his death. He was a member of First Baptist Church. He enjoyed cutting grass and running his saw mill.
Survivors include his wife of the home; sons and daughters-in-law, Charlie and Joyce Hale, McAlester, Raymond and Julie Hale, El Paso, Texas, and Larry and Deanna Hale, Mannsville; a brother, Ed Hale, Dougherty; two sisters, Alta Akers, Dougherty, and Dollie Sherill, Crystal Rock, Colo.; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Bearers are Kevin Hale, Larry Don Hale, Charles 'Butch' Hale, Chris Stone, Jackie Pruitt and Steven Hale.
Memorials can be made to First Baptist Church, Gene Autry, or a favorite charity.
Services are under the direction of Watts Funeral Home in Madill.
FRONT:-Married Dec. 29, 1935
BACK:-Parents of Charlie, Raymond, Larry
William Noel Hale (1875 - 1969)
Ida Jane Robinson Hale (1882 - 1950)
Doris Elois Becktol Hale (1916 - 2004)*
David Eddie Hale (1904 - 2006)*
Alta Mae Hale Akers (1908 - 2004)*
John Elmer Hale (1914 - 2002)
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Originally Created by: Stone Seeker
Record added: Feb 13, 2007
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