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Service for Olive Loraine Stanley will be 10:30 a.m., Monday, Jan. 23, 2017 at MMS-Payne Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be at 4 p.m., at Pryor Cemetery in Stewart, Okla. Friends may visit at the funeral home on Sunday, Jan. 22 from 4-6 p.m. Olive passed away on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 at Claremore Nursing Home. She was 100.
Olive was born Feb. 22, 1916 in Blossom, Texas to William Carrol and Dorcus Minerva (Addy) Watson. She married Maxie Leon Burks in October of 1935. He passed away in July of 1941. Olive later married Alfred M. Stanley on March 22, 1961. She worked as a bank teller for 25 years at Midland National Bank, retiring in 1977.
Those family members that survive include her children Bill Burks and wife Helen of Claremore, Tom Burks and wife Judy of Pryor; grandchildren Brad Burks and wife Peggy of Owasso, Blake Burks and wife Dina of Tulsa, Brent Burks of Claremore, Steve Burks and wife Diane of Weatherford, Texas and Scott Burks and wife Corinne; great grandchildren Michael Burks of Tulsa, Joshua Burks and Jonah Burks of Oklahoma City, Sarah Burks of Prosper, Texas, Jobie Burks of Orlando, Florida, Braden Burks of Weatherford, Texas, Andrew Burks and Elizabeth Burks of Tulsa and Jordan Burks also of Weatherford, Texas. Olive was preceded in death by her parents and her husbands Maxie Leon Burks and Alfred M. Stanley.
View and sign Olive's online tribute at http://www.mmsfuneralhomes.com/
Published on January 21, 2017
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