Dorothy Jane Sayre~ ~ ~ 1916-1998 Submitted by: Shirley Harlan
Dorothy Jane Sayre, longtime Blackwell resident, died Sunday Morning, Sept 13, 1998, at Blackwell Regional Hospital. She was 82.
The funeral is set for 2 p.m. Thursday at the Roberts Funeral Home chapel in Blackwell. The Rev. Wayne Bookout and the Rev. Richard Hood will officiate. Burial will be in Blackwell Cemetery.
Dorothy Jane (Coleman) Sayre was born Aug. 27, 1916 in DesMoines, N.M. to P. M. and Lucy (Criswell) Coleman. On Aug. 14, 1937, she married Ernest L. "Bus" Sayre in Wellington, Kansas and the couple established their home in Blackwell. Mrs. Sayre was a homemaker and cook and enjoyed working in her flower garden. She was a member of the Blackwell First Baptist Church and frequently attended the Blackwell Free Will Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Bus Sayre of Blackwell, two daughters, Ladona Boyd of Wood River, Illinois, and Barbara Cookson of Ponca City; one brother, Ross Coleman of Braman; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; Ida Coleman her mother who raised her; one sister, Mary O'Neal; and four brothers, Clyde, Ervin, Ralph, and Marvin Coleman.
Casket bearers will be Walt Carriger, John Gard, Jack Combs, Dave Carruth, Bob Shepherd and Mark Reeves.
Memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Sayre's name to the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation Cancer Fund, c/o Roberts Funeral Home, 120 West Padon, Blackwell, OK 74631.
© The Ponca City News
Sept. 14, 1998
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