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Vida Ruth Culbertson

September 4, 1928 April 11, 2018
Vida Ruth Culbertson
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Funeral service for Vida Ruth Culbertson, 89, of Fletcher, Oklahoma, will be held 10:00 a.m. Monday, April 16, 2018, at the Fletcher Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Tom Trautman, officiating. Burial will follow at Old Elgin Cemetery under the direction of the Fletcher Funeral Home. Visitation will be held Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mrs. Culbertson passed away on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, in Norman, Oklahoma at the age of 89.

Vida Ruth Braly was born September 4, 1928 in Marlow, Oklahoma to George and Lettie (True) Braly. She moved with her family to Rock Springs Community where she first attended a country school. The family left that community in 1939 to live in Bloomshine Community where she attended another one room country school until moving to Sterling where she attended Sterling School. She worked as a babysitter and then at Ft. Sill. Vida Ruth married Beoidth (B.L.) Dees on August 9, 1959. The two were married for 15 years when he passed away on March 28, 1975. Later in life, on December 15, 1977, she married Kenneth Culbertson and they made their home in Fletcher. She is a member of the Fletcher First Baptist Church. Vida raised her family, worked at the Cyril Nursing Home, and was a caregiver for lots of people living in Fletcher.

She is survived by 4 sons: David Allen Dees and his wife Janie, of Geronimo, Bailey Dees, of Chickasha, Terrell Culbertson and his wife Lynda, of TX, and Charles Culbertson, of Lawton; 3 daughters: DeAnn Hill, of Fletcher, Sue Castelman and her husband Gentry, of Duncan, and Dianna Simmons and her husband Steve, of Marlow; 9 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; and numerous great grandchildren and extended family members.

She was preceded in death by both husbands: Beoidth (B.L.) Dees and Kenneth Culbertson; her parents: George and Lettie Braly; 4 brothers: Sam, M.B., Doyle, and Raymond Braly; 2 sisters: Essie Wade and Ora Mae Boyd; 1 son in law, LaRue Hill; and 1 daughter in law, Sheilah Culbertson.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Vida Ruth’s name to the Fletcher United Methodist Church: P.O. Box 491 Fletcher, OK 7


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Visitation

Saturday

14

Apr

9:00 AM 4/14/2018 9:00:00 AM - 8:00 PM 4/14/2018 8:00:00 PM
Fletcher Funeral Home

410 W. Cole
Fletcher, OK 73541

Fletcher Funeral Home
410 W. Cole Fletcher 73541 OK
United States

Visitation

Sunday

15

Apr

1:00 PM 4/15/2018 1:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 4/15/2018 8:00:00 PM
Fletcher Funeral Home

410 W. Cole
Fletcher, OK 73541

Fletcher Funeral Home
410 W. Cole Fletcher 73541 OK
United States

Service

Monday

16

Apr

10:00 AM 4/16/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 4/16/2018 11:00:00 AM
Fletcher Funeral Home

410 W. Cole
Fletcher, OK 73541

Fletcher Funeral Home
410 W. Cole Fletcher 73541 OK
United States
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