TISHOMINGO -- Memorial services for Orvel Lee "O. L." Whitaker, 69, will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday at Calvary Baptist Church with the Rev. Kurt Jackson officiating.
Born January 10, 1935, in Wilson to the late Troy and Louie L. Wooten Whitaker, he died July 18, 2004, in Ardmore.
He worked for many years as a special equipment operator for the Frisco and Burlington railroads and had lived in Johnston County since 1994.
He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
He and Tajuanna Kolarik were married on August 4, 1962, in Roff.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; two daughters, Janet Gray, Roff; and Teresa Berry, Largo, Florida; a son, Stanley, Roff; a brother, J. L. Henderson, Fox; two sisters, Faye Mauldin, El Reno; and Lois Thompson, Ringling; two half brothers, Mark Whitaker and Joe Whitaker, Roff; and ten grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Kevin Wayne; and brother, Larry J. Henderson.
Honorary bearers will be Jerry Ezell, Joe Orr, Kenny Carter, Bob Rumbaugh, Jim Schammerhorn and Toss McMillen.
Clark Funeral Home will direct services.
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