Note: Obituaries - June 15, 2006
The Tuttle Times
Willie Leon Crites
Funeral services for Willie Leon Crites, 72, of Tuttle, Oklahoma were held at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 13, 2006 at the Sowers Memorial Chapel in Tuttle.
Willie Leon Crites was born September 7, 1933 in Caney, Oklahoma the son of Walter Lee and Ollie (Workman) Crites and died June 10, 2006 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
He and Jean Mangham were married August 16, 1952 in Sherman, Texas. Willie moved from Oklahoma City to Tuttle in 1971. He retired from Wilson Foods as a butcher.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge 405 in Tuttle, the VFW and the American Legion.
Willie was preceded in death by: Parents; one sister: Bessie Prentiss; one brother: Cephas Lee Crites
Survivors include: Wife: Jean Crites of the home; two sons: Jimmy Leon Crites of Bridgecreek and David Wayne Crites of Moore; two daughters: Judy Lynn Crites of Tuttle and Jeannie Renee Beville of Oklahoma City; three brothers: James Crites of Southerlin, Oregon, Robert Crites of Caney, Oklahoma, Dwane Crites of Oklahoma City; one sister: Lenora Ridgeway of Caney, Oklahoma; nine grandchildren; three great grandchildren; two step great grandchildren; numerous nephews, nieces and cousins.
Interment was in the Fairview Cemetery, Tuttle, under the direction of Sevier Funeral Home of Tuttle.
Tuttle, Grady Co., Ok
CRITES Willie Leon 7 Sep 1933 Caney OK 10 Jun 2006 OK City OK
(burial 13 Jun) Mason
72 Yrs, H/O Jean Crites, S/O Walter Lee & Ollie [Workman] Crites
Sevier Funeral Home
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