Stillwater News Press

June 24, 2013

Clarence Leo Mefferd Sr.

Stillwater NewsPress

— Clarence Leo Mefferd Sr., 72, passed away on Saturday, June 22, 2013, in Guthrie. Graveside services will be held at Paradise Cemetery in Coyle on at 10 a.m. Tuesday with the Rev. Gene Owen officiating. Strode Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Leo was born Oct. 17, 1940, to Delton John and Sally Hicks Mefferd in Colgate On May 9, 1962, Leo married Ruby Jean Rhodd. They had five children. Leo enjoyed spending time with family and friends and was a big OSU and sports fan. He especially enjoyed wrestling.

Leo is preceded in death by his parents and wife.

Leo is survived by his daughter, Debra McPeak, and husband, Doug, of Cedar Park, Texas; son, Clarence Mefferd Jr., and wife, Theresa, of Stillwater; daughter, Mary Bennett, and husband, Wayne, of Guthrie; daughter, Sally Relyea, of Stillwater; son, John Mefferd, of Guthrie; 14 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

The family would like to thank the staff at Willow Creek Nursing Home and the staff of Companion Care Hospice for the care they provided to our family and our father.

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