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 Henry C. Deaton

Henry C. Deaton

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Death 8 Jul 2001 (aged 87)
Burial Tishomingo, Johnston County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 24833265 · View Source
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Source: Daily Ardmoreite


• TISHOMINGO -- Services for Henry C. Deaton, 87, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 11, 2001, at the Tishomingo Church of the Nazarene with the Rev. Dave Bucher officiating. Interment will be at Tishomingo Cemetery under the direction of Clark Funeral Home.

Mr. Deaton was born May 14, 1914, at Tishomingo, to John Henry and Mary Mertelia Terry Deaton. He died Sunday, July 8, 2001, in the local hospital.

He attended school in Tishomingo and worked primarily as a carpenter most of his life with other jobs, as an airplane wing inspector for an aviation company in Fort Worth, Texas, working for the Tishomingo Water Department, S.O.W.D.A. and as a volunteer fireman for the City of Tishomingo. He and Lillian Sellars were married Sept. 29, 1931, in Tishomingo.

Survivors include his wife, Lillian, of nearly 70 years, of the home; a daughter, Carolyn Davis of Tishomingo; a granddaughter, Misty Shackelford of Reagan; a grandson, Mike Deaton of Grovetown, Ga.; two great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Harold Deaton in 1996; a grandson, Harold Deaton Jr.; a granddaughter, Lori Davis; a brother, Johnny Deaton; and a sister, Gracie Crawford.

Bearers will be Ralph Davis, Roy Davis, Wendell Shackelford, Guy Combes, S.R. Robinson and Jimmy Lightfoot. Serving as honorary bearer will be Keith Parks.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 102454, Atlanta, GA 30368-2454, or the American Diabetes Association, 6600 S. Yale Suite 1310, Tulsa, OK 74136-3346.


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  • Added: 23 Feb 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 24833265
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry C. Deaton (14 May 1914–8 Jul 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 24833265, citing Tishomingo City Cemetery, Tishomingo, Johnston County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Stone Seeker (contributor 46867728) .