Mattie Ruth Dewberry © Published in The Purcell Register November 3, 2005 Submitted by: Mary Anneler
Mattie Ruth Dewberry
Funeral services for Mattie Ruth Dewberry, 83, of Norman will be held today (Thursday), Nov. 3, 2005 at 1:30 p.m. at the Noble Church of Christ with D. Norman Easter officiating. Interment will be at the Noble IOOF Cemetery under the direction of Wadley’s Funeral Service.
Mrs. Dewberry died Oct. 31, 2005 at her home in Norman.
She was born Feb. 24, 1922 in Electra, Texas, the daughter of Willie and Cora (Lance) Gebhart. She attended school in Eldorado and Gould, Okla. She had lived in Norman for the past five years, coming from Noble.
On Feb. 9, 1941, she married William Dewberry in Abilene, Texas.
Mrs. Dewberry was a self-employed bird breeder. She also worked at Brantley Helicopter as a wiring tech and was an Avon representative for 15 years in Frederick.
She was a member of the Noble Church of Christ, was a church volunteer at the clothing house and helped with Christmas baskets.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, William Dewberry; two brothers, Jewell Gebhart and Claudia Gebhart and one sister, LaVeda Clutz.
Survivors include her son, William Danny Dewberry and his wife, Pat, of Hinton; two daughters, Phyllis Ann Butler and her husband, Ken, of Norman and Nancy LaRuth Main and her husband, Robert, of Tulsa; four sisters, Lois Olean Dulancy and her husband, Robert, of California, Eulelia Perl Speck and her husband, Robert, of Seattle, Wash., Mildred Inez Kenner and her husband, Charles, of Jonesboro, Ark., and Billie Fae Preston of Houston, Texas; six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Scott Butler, Richard Devlin, Danny Dewberry Jr., C.L. Satterwhite, Jason Dewberry and Larry Browder.
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