Mr. Clyde W. Woodworth Sr., 92, of Oglesby, died at 4:55 A.M. on Thursday January 24, 2012 in Nowata, Oklahoma.
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Funeral Services for Mr. Woodworth will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Monday in the Stumpff Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Charles Cunningham of the Wesleyan Holiness Church of Oglesby officiating. Interment will be in the Oglesby, Cemetery at Oglesby, where full military honors will be accorded at the graveside by the James H. Teel American Legion Post #105, under the direction of the Stumpff Funeral Home & Crematory.
Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the Oglesby Volunteer Fire Department c/o Mr. Rick Rust 40175 W. 2700 Road Ramona, Oklahoma 74061.
Mr. Woodworth was born on June 14, 1920 near Oglesby to William Sanford and Jennie Spain (Topping) Woodworth. He was raised and received his early education at Oglesby and Tyner Schools. He entered the U.S. Army on September 9, 1942, and served during World War II until his Honorable Discharge on October 12, 1945. He was married to Lois E. Hopkins on December 18, 1945 at Bartlesville, Oklahoma. They made their home in the Oglesby area for the past 67 years. He had worked in various places doing general labor until 1951, when he began his employment with the National Zinc Company where he worked as a furnace worker, a dump truck driver and pay loader for over 34 years until he retired in 1985. His hobbies included fishing, working outdoors and bingo. He was a working man dedicated to his work, family, grandchildren, and helping his neighbors and friends,
Mr. Woodworth is survived by his wife Lois E. Woodworth of the home, by two sons, Clyde Wesley Woodworth Jr. and his wife Carolynn of Nowata, Oklahoma, and Billy Joe Woodworth of Caney, Kansas, and by one daughter Mrs. Carolyn Donley, of Oglesby, by 10 Grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and by a son Elmer Woodworth in 2007, and by two sisters, Effie Scott and Lillie Mock, two brothers, Marion Woodworth and Alva Woodworth, and by a Daughter-in-law Peggy Woodworth in December of 2012, and a son-in law-Gary Donley in 2002.
Friends who wish may sign the online book and leave condolences at www.stumpff.org.
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