April 3, 1928 - July 3, 2014 PUTNAM Funeral services for Doyle R. Irvin, 86, lifelong Putnam resident, were held Monday, July 7, 2014, in the First Christian Church in Putnam, Oklahoma officiated by David Beck. Burial followed in the Fairview Cemetery in Putnam, OK under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home. Doyle was born April 3, 1928 to Emmitt A. Irvin and Minnie Florence (Loy) Irvin in Thomas, Oklahoma and passed away Thursday July 3, 2014 in the Integris Baptist Medical Center in Oklahoma City, OK. Mr. Irvin was raised in Putnam, Oklahoma and graduated from Putnam High School in 1946. He entered the U.S. Army and spent two years before he was honorably discharged. He was married to Zella (Stone) Garner on July 9, 1965 in Altus, OK. They lived on the family farm where he farmed and lived his whole life. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Zella, and two sisters, twin, ClestaFae and, Vera Roades. He is survived by two sisters, Frances Beadles of Clinton, OK and Jeanelda Busch of Oklahoma City; numerous cousins including Bob Roades of Waukomis, OK; three daughters, Carolyn Frans and husband Doug of Edmond, OK, Sue McWhorter and husband Roland of Lawton, OK, and Janice Warren of Duke, OK; and two sons, Bill Garner and wife Judy of Putnam and Jackie Garner and wife Cheryl of Belton, TX. He is also survived by 8 grandchildren, Lori Harrod, Ralph Warren, Suzie McWhorter, Jason Garner, Lance Garner, Kari Garner, Jami Jara and Kyle Frans; and numerous great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. The family has suggested those wanting to make a memorial contribution may do so to: The Putnam School Community Building, c/o Linda Carpenter, RR #1 Box 52AA, Putnam, OK 73659.
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2500 W. Modelle Ave
Clinton, OK 73601
Published in The Oklahoman on July 10, 2014