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 Audrey Elizabeth <I>Powell</I> Oliphant

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Audrey Elizabeth Powell Oliphant

  • Birth 17 May 1919 Burneyville, Love County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Death 27 Oct 2009 Gainesville, Cooke County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Jimtown, Love County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Memorial ID 43790438

May 17, 1919 - October 27, 2009
Audrey Elizabeth Oliphant of Gainesville, TX, was born May 17,1919, at Burneyville, OK, the daughter of Thomas Jefferson and Velma Jones Powell. She passed away Tuesday, October 27, in Pecan Tree Health & Rehab,Gainesville,at the age of 90. Mrs. Oliphant had made her home in Love County until moving to the Gainesville area in 1987. She and Milton Bynum Oliphant were married December 23, 1937, in Marietta, OK, and he preceded her in death on June 18, 1987. During World War II Mrs. Oliphant worked in the shipyards in California. In later years she was employed as a home health care aide. She was a member of the Red Hat Society and the Worldwide Church of God in Denison, TX. Her hobbies included gardening, crocheting and caring for children. Audrey was 16 when her Mother died, she helped her Dad raise 6 brothers and sister. She raised 8 children of her own and helped raise 20 Grandchildren and several of her Great Grandchildren.In addition to her husband, Mrs. Oliphant was preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Milton Oliphant and Auston Oliphant; two brothers, George Lee Powell and James Dudley Powell; two infant sisters, Irene Powell and Minnie Mae Powell; five grandchildren, Tommy Oliphant, Jimmy Oliphant, George William Bruce, Donna (Wade) Graham and Milton Joel Oliphant; and a great-grandson, Johnny Oliphant.
Born: May 17, 1919
Place of Birth: Burneyville, OK
Death: October 27, 2009
Place of Death: Pecan Tree Health & Rehab - Gainesville, TX
Occupation: Home Health Aide
Hobbies: Gardening, Crocheting.
Organizations: Worldwide Church of God and Red Hat Society
Funeral Service
Saturday October 31, 2009, 2:00 PM at Flanagan-Watts Funeral Home Chapel -
Marietta, OK

Irene Powell (1917-1918)
Minnie Mae Powell (1920-1922)
James Dudley Powell (1923-1986)
George Lee Powell (1927-1998)
Paul Powell (1925-2011)
George William Bruce
Donna G Wade Grayham
James Tommy Oliphant
Jimmy Ray Oliphant
Milton Joel Oliphant

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Audrey Elizabeth Powell Oliphant (17 May 1919–27 Oct 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 43790438, citing Jimtown Cemetery, Jimtown, Love County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by AM Garrison (contributor 47155723) .