Raymond Meredith Courtney
May 27, 1912 - Aug 14, 1999
Seminole resident Raymond M. Courtney, 87, died Saturday at a Seminole nursing home.
Courtney was born May 27, 1912, in Blackgum, Okla., to William Courtney and Lilly Mae (Watson) Courtney. He married Florence Mildred (Mangrum) Courtney on Sept. 20, 1936, in Yanush, Okla.
He had lived in Seminole County for 65 years, moving from Vian. He retired from work in the oil fields and was a farmer and rancher. He was of the Methodist faith.
Survivors include his sons and daughters-in-law, Larry Raymond and Brenda Courtney and Steven K. and Kathy Courtney, all of Yukon; daughters and sons-in-law, Phyllis and Frank Hawkins, Choctaw; Ella Ruth and Fred Morrison, Seminole; brothers, J.V. Courtney, Baton Rouge, La.; Sam Courtney, Warsaw, Mo.; sisters, Ethel Roberson, Vian; Verlin Murry, San Demas, Calif.; nine grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and two great-great-granddaughters.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, on Jan. 29, 1986; four brothers and three sisters.
Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Swearingen Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Larry Chesser Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Cupco Cemetery Yanush, Okla.
Shawnee News Star
August 17, 1999
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