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Services for Dorothy Anice Hallum, 96, of Ada are at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. Bud Ross will officiate. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery.
Mrs. Hallum passed away Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, at her home. She was born Sept. 30, 1921, in Ada to Hugh Porter and Ida Lee Sarrett Toby. She graduated from Byng High School and attended Byng Vocational School.
She married Cecil Vernon Hallum Sr. May 27, 1939, in Pontotoc County. He preceded her in death June 13, 1974. Mrs. Hallum was a licensed practical nurse at Valley View Regional Hospital until her retirement. She was a member of Ada First Baptist Church and later Central Church of Christ.
Survivors include her children, Barbara Wilson and her husband, John, of Ada, John Hallum of Ada and Kathy Hampton and her husband, Darrell, of Wilburton; a daughter-in-law, Debbie Hallum of Ada; 14 grandchildren, Carl Smith and his wife, Jessica, Charles Smith, Ivan Smith and his wife, Janna, Toby Wilson, Jeremy Hallum and his wife, Gina, Talla Hallum, Benjamin Hallum, Alan Hallum, Katrina Hallum, Brianna Hallum, Dottie Hallum, Billy Hallum, Dewayne Hampton and his wife, Kelly, and Mark Hampton; and 11 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two sons, William Porter Hallum and Cecil Vernon Hallum Jr.; a granddaughter, Amber LeAnne Hallum; a grandson, Darrell Hallum; three brothers; and three sisters.
Grandsons will serve as bearers.
Published on December 6, 2017
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