Bernice Blanch <I>Talkington</I> McComas

Bernice Blanch Talkington McComas

Birth
Verden, Grady County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 2 Feb 2004 (aged 87)
Verden, Grady County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Chickasha, Grady County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 63478371 · View Source
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Bernice Blanch Talkington McComas, the daughter of Samuel and Millie DeLude Talkington, was born May 12, 1916, in Verden, OK, and died February 2, 2004, in Verden. She grew up on the family farm north and west of Verden and lived in the same house most of her life, except while living in California for 12 years. She attended school in Verden and was in the 1936 graduating class and married William I.H. "Bill" McComas on December 24, 1937, in California.
They continued to live in California while both children were born, Sam in 1940 and Sue in 1945 before returning to the purchase the family farm in Verden in 1949. Bernice was a hard working partner on the farm with her husband, Bill, and she also worked many years at the Wayside Cafe in Verden with other family members and was a great cook.

She was a member of Verden United Methodist Church and was preceded in death by parents, Samuel and Millie Talkington; son, William Samuel "Sam" McComas; brothers, Roy, Norman, Orville, Orgel, and Leo Talkington; sister, Mae Spradley. Survivors include husband "Bill" of Verden; daughter and husband, Sue and Bob Gallup of LaPlata, MD; daughter-in-law, Wendy McComas of Verden; granddaughter and husband, Cathy and Carl Groseclose of Verden; grandson William Samuel McComas Jr. of Chickasha; grandson and wife, Dan and Erica McComas of Chickasha; granddaughter and husband Robin and Jim Bouchard of Raleigh, N.C; granddaughter and husband Sherri and Vaughn Herbert of LaPlata, MD; nine great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral service for Bernice, age 87, will be held at 2 pm on Thursday, February 5, 2004, in the Verden United Methodist Church. Reverend Mark Whitley will officiate with Reverend Johnny Wray assisting. Interment will be in the Fairlawn Cemetery in Chickasha, OK, with McRay's Funeral Home.


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  • Maintained by: Keith Talkington
  • Originally Created by: AL
  • Added: 29 Dec 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 63478371
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Bernice Blanch Talkington McComas (12 May 1916–2 Feb 2004), Find a Grave Memorial no. 63478371, citing Fairlawn Cemetery, Chickasha, Grady County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Keith Talkington (contributor 49295662) .