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Obituaries

Obituaries

Cleo Eldon Hart 1925 - 2005 Stillwater

Services for Cleo Eldon Hart, 80, Stillwater, will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at First Baptist Church in Stillwater. Burial will be in Osage Cemetery in Agra, Okla.Mr. Hart died Wednesday, July 27, 2005, at his home.He was born May 2, 1925, near Agra, the son of Roscoe and Nettie Sayers Hart. He graduated from Tryon High School and attended technical school for handling LP gas. He lived in Westfield, Mass., and New Jersey before he moved to Stillwater.Mr. Hart worked at airports in Ponca City, Okla., and Stillwater. He was later employed by Rural Gas, Inc., in Westfield and the Pro-Chem Company in New Jersey. He retired in 1988. He was a charter member, deacon and taught Sunday school at Bridgewater Baptist Church and First Baptist Church. He and was also an active member of the Stillwater Antique and Classic Car Club.He married Wanda Lee Tarlton on June 23, 1946, in Tryon, Okla. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include two daughters, Lynda Hart Stilkey, Brunswick, Maine, and Sharron Hart Witters, Lawrence, Kan.; four brothers, Merrill, Lucerne Valley, Calif., Lyndal and Verlin, both of Agra, and Merton, Bartlesville, Okla.; a sister, Thelma Jordan, Caldwell, Idaho; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at Strode Funeral Home in Stillwater.The family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society, sent in care of Karen Ward, 106 E. Marie, Stillwater, OK 74075 or the American Heart Assn., 3545 N.W. 58th St. 400C, Oklahoma City 73112.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.strodefh.com">www.strodefh.com</a>.