Letha June (Britt) (Loper)
May 17, 1921 - Jan 23, 2007
Submitted by: Jo Aguirre
Enid Morning News 01 25 2007
The funeral for Letha June Pierson, 85, of Kingfisher, will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church, Kingfisher. The Rev. Michael Strange will officiate.
Burial will be in Kingfisher Cemetery. Arrangements are by
Sanders Funeral Service Inc., Kingfisher.
She was born May 17, 1921, to Earl and Gladys Wilson Britt and died Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2007. She attended elementary school in Cashion and graduated from Stillwater High School in 1939. She attended beautician’s school in Ponca City and Still-water.
During World War II she worked in the electrical department of Douglas Aircraft in Tulsa.
She married Sam D. Loper in March 1943. During the war they traveled to Alameda, Calif., and New Orleans while he attended officers school. Following the war, they moved to Lindsborg, Kan., where they operated an appliance and restaurant business. She later moved to Kingfisher where she worked at JCPenney, and then worked for Gulfstream in Bethany, where she retired in 1984 as group leader with 27 years of service in the electrical department.
In 1963 she married Bill Pierson. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Kingfisher, did volunteer work for Meals on Wheels, AARP and Royal Neighbors.
Surviving are one daughter, Linda Tucker; two sons, Earl J. Loper and Steve Loper, both of Kingfisher; one sister, Florine Collis of Holdenville; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one sister.
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