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Francis Howard Nunley
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Obituary for Francis Howard Nunley

Graveside service for F. Howard Nunley, 93, of Sterling, Oklahoma, will be held 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at the Sterling Cemetery with Pastor Ronnie Orf, officiating. Arrangements will be under the direction of the Fletcher Funeral Home. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 1:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Mr. Nunley passed away Sunday, March 12, 2017 in Marlow, OK at the age of 93. Francis Howard Nunley was born August 26, 1923 in the Central High Community to Hunter Sr. and Florence (Johnson) Nunley. He grew up in Central High where he attended school and was a member of the Denton Baptist Church for over 70 years. He married Leona Marie Bentley on October 18, 1941. The two were married for 51 years when she passed away in 1992. Howard was a jack of all trades and had many various jobs but most of his life was spent farming. He enjoyed being with his grandchildren, playing dominos, coon hunting, and fishing. He is survived by 2 daughters: Ardelia Mansel, of Sterling and Joyce Muncy and her husband Rick, of Marlow; 2 sons: Ervin Nunley and his wife Pat, of Waurika and Ernest Nunley and his wife Betty, of Sterling; 1 brother, Hunter Nunley Jr.; 1 sister, Gertrude �Tootsie� Pearson; 10 grandchildren: Michael, Travis, Lonnie, Tisha, Jason, Chad, Erick, Danny, Dallas, and Darrell; 22 great grandchildren; and 2 great great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents: Hunter Sr. and Florence Nunley; his wife, Leona Nunley; 1 brother, Ray Nunley; and 1 son-in-law, Roy Mansel. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Howard�s name to your local church or favorite charity.

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