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Submitted by: T.D.
Eudis Floyd St. John, age 87, of Durant, OK passed away, surrounded by those he loved on Monday, March 7, 2016. Eudis was born on May 29, 1928 in Matoy, Oklahoma, to Bill and Ruby St. John. He married Odessa Payne on July 26, 1963, in Durant, Oklahoma. He worked for Southwestern Bell Telephone for 44 years with 33 years of perfect attendance. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church and served in numerous areas and committees. He was very much a people person and loved being with friends and family. He was part of the McDonald’s coffee club and looked forward to his Thursday luncheon out with his retired telephone friends call the ROMEO’s (Retired Old Men Eating Out).
He is survived by his wife, Odessa St. John of the home, his daughter Gretchen Tolbert, son- n- law Steve Tolbert and three grandchildren, Haley, Kylie and Courtney Tolbert all of McKinney, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Ruby St. John.
Committal service will be held at Highland Cemetery at 9:00 on Saturday, March 12, 2016. Immediately following there will be a Celebration of Life service at First Presbyterian Church in Durant at 10:00. Pastor Dave will officiate. Pallbearers will be J.T. Davidson, Lynnwood Lilley, Bobby Blades, George Hull, Gordon Bruce, and Jim McGuire. Honorary pallbearers will be Steve Tolbert, John Slice, Gene Gander, Kevin Davis, John Mike Robinson and Jim DiPento.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to First Presbyterian Church.
Family and friends may send online condolences and view tributes at www.holmescoffeymurray.com. Services are under the direction of Holmes-Coffey-Murray Funeral Home, Durant, Oklahoma.
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