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Evelyn LaVesta McIntyre

May 31, 1922 ~ June 11, 2020 (age 98)


Evelyn L. (Bohanan) McIntyre was born May 31, 1922 in Retrop, Ok to Charley Lee and Mary Ann Bohanan, and died June 11, 2020 in Yukon, OK at the age of 98 years and 11 days.

Evelyn grew up and attended school in Retrop, OK.  She was married to Verne L. “Jay” McIntyre on June 6, 1942. She attended business school in OKC after graduating from high school. Upon finishing business school, she worked for the Federal Reserve Bank in downtown OKC until her first child was born. She spent the majority of her life as a homemaker who loved sewing, quilting, gardening, teaching Sunday School, volunteering at Vacation Bible School, and playing dominoes. She worked briefly in her later years at Dub Richardson Ford but then returned to homemaking in order to spend more time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.  She was also a member of the Piedmont Nazarene Church.

She was preceded in death by parents, 1 daughter, Anna Mae Smith; 1 grandson, Paul D. Duran Jr.; and 5 brothers.

She is survived by her 3 daughters, Phyllis Clark and husband, John, Shawnee, OK, Pam Butler and husband, Dan, Yukon, OK, and Karrie McIntyre, Warr Acres, OK; 9 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren; 2 sisters, Elwanda Lundy and her husband Dean, Carter, OK, Amo Jean Griffin and husband, Charlie, Borger, TX, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.  

Funeral Services will be held 10:30, Friday June 19, 2020 at Piedmont Church of The Nazarene with Pastor Darrik Acre officiating.  Interment will follow at 3:30 PM at Retrop Cemetery in Sentinel, OK.

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Funeral Service
June 19, 2020

10:30 AM
Piedmont Church of The Nazarene
2011 Piedmont RD N
Piedmont, OK 73078

Graveside Service
June 19, 2020

3:30 PM
Retrop Cemetery
Washita County
Sentinel, OK 73664

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