Oraldean Landreth was born on Jan. 30, 1934, in Terlton, to Walter Landreth and Hazel Edgar Landreth. He passed from this life on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at his home in Morrison, having reached the age of 78 years, 11 months, and five days. He attended Terlton public schools and graduated with the class of 1951, and served in the United States Navy from 1951 until 1955. He married Virginia VanZant on June 9, 1991, at a family reunion at Hayburn Lake, and he moved to Morrison from Oilton in August of 1992. He loved fishing, camping, and spending time with family. He was a member of the Keystone Racing Pigeon Club, and loved flying his birds.
Oraldean is survived by: Virginia Landreth, Morrison; two daughters: Darla Mathers, Fairfax., Dianna Thorton, Ponca City; two sons: Don Landreth, Ponca City, Michael Landreth, Pleasant View, Mo.; three stepchildren: James VanZant Jr., Drumright, Donnie VanZant, Cushing, Angela Phillips, Cushing.; 19 grandchildren; 10 great grandchidren; sister: Marie Ledbetter, Chelsea.
Plus a number of other relatives, and many friends.
Oraldean was preceded in death by his parents, and one grandson.
Services will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at the Morrison Christian Church, Morrison, with Rev. Roy Fleshman officiating. Interment will be at Terlton Cemetery, Terlton, under the direction of Poteet Funeral Home, Pawnee, Oklahoma.