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Merle G. Barnes
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Obituary for Merle G. Barnes

A memorial service will be held in celebration of the life of Merle G. Barnes of Cyril, Oklahoma, on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. at the Cyril United Methodist Church. Merle passed away at the age of 89 on April 6, 2018. Private interment at Celestial Gardens Cemetery, Cyril, Oklahoma. Burial and services are under the direction of the Fletcher Funeral Home; Fletcher, Oklahoma. Visitation will be Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Merle was a loving husband, father, grandfather, son and grandson. He married Berniece Hill on April 12, 1946. He loved his family and inspired his children. He could always be counted on for his wisdom, fairness and leadership. He was strong in faith and character. He faithfully served his church for decades and on the Cyril School Board of Education for many years. Merle retired in 1988 after 27 years of civil service at Ft. Sill.

Merle is preceded in death by his wife, Berniece, daughter, Charolette Barnes Hacker, his parents and grandparents.

He is survived by children: daughter, Merlene Orme and son-in-law, Anthony Orme; son-in-law, Fred Hacker; daughter, Nita Warren and son-in-law, Randy Warren; son, Tom Barnes and daughter-in-law, Laura Barnes; daughter, Kayla Davis and son-in-law Tony Davis; Grandchildren: Shawn Orme and Rachel; Shannon Graham and Chris; Scott Orme and Aparna; Shane Hacker and Shelley; Tiffany Rackley and Cory; Tari Chaddrick and Thad; Tyler Warren and Nicole; Trey Warren and Ryann; Sarah Barnes; Kaitlin Davis; Great-grandchildren: Cole Harlow, Noah Orme, Zoya Orme, Saira Orme, Baylee Chaddrick, Ty Chaddrick, Kamryn Rackley, Kason Rackley, Gavin Hacker and Wyatt Warren.

Memoriam donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the Cyril United Methodist Church.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

10

Apr

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Fletcher Funeral Home

410 W. Cole
Fletcher, OK 73541

Memorial

Wednesday

11

Apr

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cyril United Methodist Church

401 S. 5th Street
Cyril, Oklahoma 73029

Cemetery Details

Location

Celestial Gardens

George Deason Drive
Cyril, OK 73029

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