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Marion Lee Pursifull

March 18, 1929 January 2, 2018
Marion Lee Pursifull
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Obituary for Marion Lee Pursifull

Marion Lee Pursifull, age 88, died Tuesday, January 2, 2018. He was born March 18, 1929 in Garber, OK to Marion Edward and Welthy Mable (Durkee) Pursifull. He was a high school graduate of Wewoka Public Schools, then he proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. After his service he attended the University of Oklahoma and worked at Griffin Memorial Hospital where he met his wife of 25 years and the mother of his five children Betty Niccum. Marion retired from Tinker Air Force Base where he worked as a B-52 electrician, Minuteman Missile electrician as a sheet metal worker on KC-135 engine cowlings. He was very involved in the Downtown Baptist Church, as a deacon and volunteer in every aspect of the ministry. He loved to play dominoes, camping with his family, OU football and being a “dad” to all the kids as a band and booster parent. In his later years he enjoyed volunteering with OK science and Space Museum, feed the Children and the OK History Center. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother; Ralph Edward. Marion is survived by his son; Donald Lee and wife Donna, daughters; Lynda Gayle Hawthorne, Jeannie Edwards and husband David, Marilyn Goll, Karyn Knapp and husband Jeff, thirteen grandchildren; Carissa, Lisa, Brandon, Baylee, Robert, Susan, Joshua, Vicki, Matthew, Charlie, Randy, Kayla and Brian. As well as thirteen great grandchildren; Connor, Austen, Annelise Pearl, Kinlea Grace, Matthew, Dylan, Kaelee, Courtney, Joshua Jr., K.J., Alex, Brayden and Paislee and two sisters; Gladys Kramm and Helen Neal. Funeral Services will be 10:00am Saturday, January 6, 2018 at McNeil’s Funeral Service, Mustang, OK with burial 11:00am Monday in the Ft. Sill National Cemetery, Elgin, Oklahoma.
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Visitation

Friday

5

Jan

1:00 PM 1/5/2018 1:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/5/2018 8:00:00 PM
McNeil's Funeral Service

525 West Highway 152
PO Box 1616
Mustang, OK 73064

McNeil's Funeral Service
525 West Highway 152 Mustang 73064 OK
United States

Service

Saturday

6

Jan

10:00 AM 1/6/2018 10:00:00 AM
McNeil's Funeral Service

525 West Highway 152
PO Box 1616
Mustang, OK 73064

McNeil's Funeral Service
525 West Highway 152 Mustang 73064 OK
United States

Graveside

Monday

8

Jan

11:00 AM 1/8/2018 11:00:00 AM
Ft. Sill National Cemetery

2648 NE Jake Dunn Rd.
Elgin, OK 73538

Ft. Sill National Cemetery
2648 NE Jake Dunn Rd. Elgin 73538 OK
United States

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Ft. Sill National Cemetery Final Resting Place

2648 NE Jake Dunn Rd.
Elgin, OK 73538

2648 NE Jake Dunn Rd. Elgin 73538 OK
United States
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