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Hullum Turbyfill
Cheyenne Star
Submitted by: Wanda Purcell

Funeral services for Hullum Turbyfill, retired farmer and rancher, 707 North 7th, Sayre who died Saturday January 5, 1961 at the Shattuck hospital following an extended illness, were held Monday, January 7, 1961 at the Sayre Free Will Baptist Church at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Clyde Hammor and Rev. Lynn Heard officiating.
Born September 27, 1889 at Denton, Texas, Mr. Turbyfill came to western Oklahoma with his parents in 1903 where they homesteaded in the Grimes community. He lived there until 1944 when he moved to Sayre. He was married to Katie Gamble May 27, 1916, at Cheyene, who preceded him in death in 1943. He was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church.
He married Effie Rowe at Sayre, Oklahoma.
His parents, two sisters and three brothers preceded him.
Survivors are his wife of the home, two daughters; Mrs. Iris Pennington, Reydon and Mrs. Reta Thompson, Lawton; three step-daughters, Mrs. Juaita Shun, Hobart, Mrs. Thelma Calhoun, Oklahoma City, Mrs. Edith Barber, Crawford, five grandchildren, Mrs. LaVerne Elliff, Lawton, Randy Thompson, Lawton, Larry Pennington, Charlene Pennington, Don Pennington, Reydon; two great grandchildren, Jimmy and Timmy Elliff, Lawton; Two sisters, Mrs. Effie Lee Hickory, Mrs. Leah Olson, Grimes; two brothers, Luther of Grimes and Bill of Oklahoma City.
Pall bearers were Alba Paddock, Jay Bowers, Uncas Ely, Aubry Parman, David Dane, and Mayo Cox.
Committal was in the Dempsey cemetery, Dempsey, Roger Mills County, Oklahoma with the Moore Funeral home in charge of the arrangements.

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