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© Marietta Monitor
5 Mar 2010, page 4.
Submitted by: Martha Reddout

Ambert Lee Page

April 3, 1906 ~ Feb 28, 2010

Services for Ambert Lee Page, 103, of Marietta were held at 2 p.m., Thursday, March 4, at Flanagan-Watts Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. John Sconce and Rev. Jason Williams officiating. Interment followed at McAlester Cemetery.

Born April 3, 1906 at Marsden, Indian Territory, the son of Steven Lee and Petra Frances Smith Page, he died Sunday, February 28, 2010 in Mercy Health Love County.

Mr. Page attended school at Marsden. He and Thelma Forbes were married on July 3, 1924, and the couple made their home in California for four years where he trained to be a barber. Mr. Page enjoyed cutting hair but didn't like to shave anyone so they returned to Love County where he farmed and operated a grocery store in the Marsden community. He later moved to Duncan to work for Halliburton. They kept their home at Marsden and returned on weekends to attend the Marsden Baptist Church. After retiring from Halliburton he moved back to Marsden. Mr. And Mrs. Page had two children, daughter Erma Lee and son Leo. Mrs. Page preceded him in death in 1965.

Mr. Page later married Virginia Layton, and she preceded him in death in 1985. In 1988 he married Jewel Foster and she died in 2000. Others preceding him in death were his parents; brother, Willie Page; sister, Laura Baker; daughter-in-law, Barbara Page; and son-in-law, Roy Murphy.

Mr. Page enjoyed playing dominoes and when his children were in school he attended all of their basketball games at Meadowbrook. He was a member of the Shady Dale Baptist Church.

Survivors include his daughter, Erma Lee Murphy of Gainesville, Texas; a son, Leo Page of Springfield, Colorado; two granddaughters, Sue Murphy of Lakewood, Colorado, and Cindy Jacobs of Yukon; three grandsons, Roy Lee Murphy and wife, Connie of Canyon, Texas, Gary Lee Page of Elkhart, Kansas, and Tom Jacobs of Springfield; two great-granddaughters, Whitney Jacobs and Ryley Jacobs of Springfield; a stepson, Lewis Foster and wife, Jo; and a stepdaughter, Peggy Sykora and husband, Butch, all of Shady Dale; seven step grandchildren; 17 step great-grandchildren; one step great-great-grandchild and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were grandsons, Roy Lee Murphy, Gary Lee Page, Tom Jacobs, Brent Sykora, Bobby Foster and Scotty Foster. Honorary bearers were Gale Harris, Dale Harris, Lewis Foster, Butch Sykora, Charles Campbell, Kenneth Peery, Bill Landrum, Burl Bone, Dr. Tom O'Connor and all of Mr. Page's friends at the Southern Oklahoma Nutrition Center.

Memorials may be made to the Shady Dale Baptist Church, Marsden Baptist Church or the Brewster Scholarship Fund c/o Flanagan-Watts Funeral Home, 100 East Main Street, Marietta, OK 73448.

This obituary included a picture of Mr. Page.

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