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Chester Orval "Chet" Dry
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Birth: Aug. 1, 1922
Logan County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Feb. 20, 2009
Payne County
Oklahoma, USA

Chester Orval "Chet" Dry

Funeral services for Chester Orval "Chet" Dry, 86, of Perkins, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday in Friend's Chapel Church with Pastor Merl Kinser officiating. Burial will follow in Clarkson Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Palmer Marler Funeral Home, Stillwater.

Chet was born on Aug. 1, 1922, in Mulhall, to Gilbert Walter and Sarah Elnora "Ella" (Harraman) Dry. He attended the Lone Star Community School.

He married Patty Mae "Pat" Clark on Dec. 31, 1950, in Vassar Church in Mulhall.

He operated a farm northwest of Coyle before moving west of Perkins in 1970. Chet worked for Payne County Dist. 3 as a grader operator for 50 years. His passion was raising Nubian and Alpine goats. He was a member of the Coyle Assembly of God. He enjoyed gardening and going to church.

Chet passed from this life and into the arms of his Father in Heaven on Friday, Feb. 20, 2009, at his home.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 51 years, Pat; one daughter, Donna Kay Dry; one brother, Walter Louis Dry; one sister, Geraldine Fern Higgins; and one nephew, Gary Wayne Silvers.

He is survived by one son, Larry Dry of Ripley; one daughter, Debra Ann Hatter and her husband, Sam, of Coyle; two grandchildren, Amy Kinzie of Morrison and Deanna Dry of Perkins; four great grandchildren, Taylor, Telain, Toni and Taleah Williams of Morrison; one sister, Mary Ellen Silvers and husband, Bob, of Stillwater; one sister in law, Betty Dry of Perkins; one brother in law, Bob Sublett of Stillwater; one aunt, Dollie Webber of Stillwater; two nephews, Dean Silvers and wife, Faye, of Stillwater and Don Silvers and wife, Brenda, of Ripley; two nieces, Carol Dry of Perkins and Donna McCarlson of Perkins; one great nephew, Colt Silvers and wife, Sarah, of Stillwater; and two great nieces, Bailey Silvers and Ria Silvers of Stillwater.

Memorial donations may be made in his name to the American Cancer Society, c/o Palmer Marler Funeral Home, Stillwater.Condolences may be sent using an online guestbook at
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  Gilbert Dry (1899 - 1957)
  Sarah Elnora Harraman Dry (1903 - 2001)
  Patty Mae Clark Dry (1930 - 2002)
  Donna Kay Dry (1960 - 1960)*
  Chester Orval Dry (1922 - 2009)
  Geraldine Fern Dry Higgins (1927 - 1996)*
*Calculated relationship
Clarkson Cemetery
Payne County
Oklahoma, USA
Created by: Alice P.
Record added: Feb 24, 2009
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Chester Orval Chet Dry
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