Mary Pemberton

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Mary Pemberton, 101, passed away Saturday, September 17, 2011. Mary was born in Locust Grove, OK. on February 10, 1910. She graduated from secretarial school in Muskogee, OK. She was involved in Women of the Church in the First United Methodist Church of Jennings, LA. She married Richard Max Pemberton on December 24, 1929 in Muskogee, Muskogee County, OK. They had their 75th wedding anniversary on December 24, 2004 in Midland, TX. She is preceded in death by her grandparents, G.W. Benton and Isabella Trigg; parents, Reverend G.W. "Wash" Benton and Francis Melinda Hudspeth Benton; husband, Richard Max Pemberton; brother, Calvin David Benton and wife Berdie B, Stephenson; sisters, Ollie May Wilson and husband James Franklin Wilson; Mellie Jane Buell and husband Sherman Buell; Margaret Drucilla Merritt and husband John Lafayette Merritt; Ida Belle Berry and husband Lon Berry; Ethel Gertrude Coleasure and husband James Ira Coleasure; Lillie Angeline Benton; Vinnie Vivien Benton; Gladys Irene Stokes and husband Walter Laverne Stokes; Blanche Bellah and husband Lois Henry Bellah. She is survived by her sons, Richard Dan Pemberton and wife Joyce of Midland; Donald Max Pemberton and wife Janet of Meridian, ID.; grandchildren, Richard Dan Pemberton, Jr of Topeka, Kansas; Gary Lee Pemberton of Plano, TX; Lynda Louise Pemberton Progler of Prairieville, LA; Shawna Danielle Pemberton of Yakima, WA. And Derek Michael Pemberton of Yakiman, WA; nine great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends at Ellis Funeral Home on Monday, September 19, 2011 between the hours of 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral service has been scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Friday, September 23, 2011 at New Hogan Free Will Baptist Church in Locust Grove, Ok with the Reverend J.D. Stokes officiating. Interment will follow at Hogan Cemetery, Locust Grove, OK. Arrangements are under the direction of Ellis Funeral Home. Condolences may be offered at Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Midland, 305 N. Baird, Midland, TX 79701 or Home Hospice, P.O. Box 2621, Midland, TX 79702, New Hogan Free Will Baptist Church, Locust Grove, OK. or to the .

Published in Midland Reporter-Telegram from Sept. 19 to Sept. 20, 2011
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