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Obituaries

July 11, 2014

Sylvia Mildred Price

Sylvia Mildred Price, 94, passed away Thursday, July 10, in Tecumseh, Okla. Her funeral service will held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Strode Funeral Home Chapel in Stillwater. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Strode Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Sylvia was born on May 7, 1920, to Lewis and Melissa Houston in Lincoln County. She married Arthur Lee Price on July 19, 1941, in Guthrie, Okla. They later divorced.

Sylvia attended Grand Center School in Lincoln County, and then at the age of 14, attended Perkins High School. She lived in Roswell, N.M., during World War II. She then lived in Oklahoma City from 1952 until 1968 before returning to Stillwater. She worked at Oklahoma State University for 12 years and was a homemaker.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Lewis and Melissa Houston; son, Leon; brothers, Clifford, Glen, Calvin and Lonnie Houston; sister, Alice Houston.

She is survived by her daughter-in-law Diana Houston; sisters Nellie Neitman, Ada Shaffer and Violetta Ruminer; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; also many other family and friends.

Condolences may be emailed to the family and an online obituary may be viewed by visiting www.srodefh.com.

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