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Services for Jerry Glenn Walston, 79, of Ada are at 10 a.m. Saturday at First Free Will Baptist Church of Ada. Dean Stone and Bud Ross will officiate. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery, with full military honors provided by the Chickasaw Nation Honor Guard. The family will receive relatives and friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Criswell Funeral Home.
Mr. Walston died Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, in Ardmore. He was born Sept. 2, 1937, in Fittstown to Kenny Bud and Veta Sanders Walston. He graduated from Ada High School and received his bachelor's degree from East Central University.
He married RozAn Roper Fraser Dec. 31, 1983, in Ada. He owned and operated Tom's Peanuts and Ada Rent-A-Car and was employed with Service Chevrolet and Overhead Door Co. He served in the U.S. Navy for six years from 1956 to 1962, where he was stationed in San Diego and assigned to Fleet Air Service Squadron 4. Mr. Walston was a 32nd Degree Mason, a member of the Elks Lodge and a member of First Free Will Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, RozAn, of the home; a daughter, Kerri Farmer and her husband, Eric, of Ardmore; a son, Garland Fraser and his wife, Dusty, of Plano, Texas; two sisters, Venita Holbrook and her husband, Mickey, of Garland, Texas, and Juanita Bingham of Oklahoma City; a brother, Bill Walston of Atoka; eight grandchildren, Patrick and Griffin Fraser, Kylie and Masion Farmer and Mike, Ryan, Brandon and Chelsea Crandall; and two great-grandchildren, Lucca and Cheyenne Crandall.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Donald, Kennie and Kenneth Walston; and a daughter, Cynthia Fraser.
Bearers will be Patrick Fraser, Griffin Fraser, Masion Farmer, Ryan Crandall, Randy Walston and Keith Vaughn. Honorary bearers will be Jerry Brashears, Gene Thomas, Denny Walston, Ricky Bingham, Fred Bingham and John Walston.
The family suggests those who wish may make donations to the Veterans Center, 1015 S. Commerce St., Ardmore, OK 73401, in memory of Jerry Walston.
Published on December 1, 2016
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