Archive for Wednesday, November 3, 2004

Jack E. Langley Sr.

November 3, 2004


— Services for Jack E. Langley Sr., 76, Pryor, Okla., will be at 10 a.m. today at Dengel & Son Mortuary in Ottawa. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in Pomona.

Mr. Langley died Saturday, Oct. 30, 2004, at his home.

He was born Oct. 17, 1928, in Lawrence, the son of Lawrence J. and Dortha I. Todd Langley. He lived in Beebe, Ark., for 17 years and moved to Pryor, Okla., in March 2004. He attended schools in Kansas City, Kan., and Pomona. He quit high school when he was a sophomore and earned his general equivalency diploma while in the Army.

Mr. Langley served in the U.S. Army from 1948 to 1951, and was stationed in Germany during World War II. He was an electrician for TWA for 21 years and retired in 1986. He was a member of Assembly of God Church in Pomona and Electrical Union Local No. 53 in Kansas City, Mo.

He married Leota M. Welch on Dec. 24, 1945, in Pomona. She survives, of the home.

Other survivors include three sons, Jack Eugene Jr., Memphis, Tenn., Dale Lee, Kansas City, Mo., and Wayne Douglas, Fayetteville, Ark.; three brothers, Raymond, Miami, Okla., Dwight, Lyndon, and Robert, Pomona; special sister-in-law, Donna Hamilton, Chouteau, Okla.; nine grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

An infant daughter, Teresa Marie Langley, died earlier.

The family suggests memorials be sent in care of the mortuary, 235 S. Hickory, Ottawa 66067.

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