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Ellen Sizemore was born April 7, 1925, in Roger Mills, Oklahoma, to Lenora and Vernon Gray. She passed away November 14, 2013, at Cordell, Oklahoma, at the age of 88 years, 7 months and 7 days. Ellen grew up and attended school at Cheyenne, Oklahoma. After graduating, she worked at Beavin's Tax and Tag Office. Ellen was married to Orbie Sizemore at Elk City on March 23, 1946, and they lived in Cheyenne for a time until Orbie
was recalled into the military and she accompanied him during his tour of duty. After his discharge, they moved to Cordell to make their home. Ellen enjoyed seeing the world and had traveled throughout the United States from coast to coast and several countries internationally, but always looked forward to coming home. She was a faithful member of the Pentecostal Holiness Church. Ellen was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and two sisters, Elizabeth Beavin and Ida Von Buskirk. She is survived by many nieces and nephews; a brother-inlaw, Charlie Sizemore of California; a sister-in-law, Aleen Sizemore of Nevada; and a host of other relatives and friends. Services were held Tuesday, November 19, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. at Whinery-Savage Chapel officiated by Pastor Mike Southerland and Rev. Juanice Parkhurst. Burial was at Cheyenne Cemetery under the direction of Whinery-Savage Funeral Service. Condolences can be made online at www.whineryfs. com.
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