Dennis Clifford Pender
Services for Dennis Clifford Pender, 64, of Ada will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Center Free Will Baptist Church. His brothers-in-law, the Revs. Earl Hood and Richard Hood, will officiate. Burial will follow at Maxwell Cemetery.
The family will receive relatives and friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Criswell Funeral Home.
Mr. Pender died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, at a Norman hospital.
He was born July 6, 1955, in Alamogordo, New Mexico, to William "Bill" and Sylvia Kitchen Pender. He graduated from Pauls Valley High School.
He married Ann Hood on Aug. 27, 1982.
Mr. Pender was a truck driver.
Survivors include his wife, Ann, of the home; three sons, Randy Pender of Pauls Valley, Justin Pender and wife, Megan, of Center and Garrett Pender and wife, Megan, of Fittstown; one daughter, Sherry White and husband, Joe, of Rosedale; his mother, Sylvia Pender of Washington; mother-in-law, Geneva Hood of Center; seven grandchildren, Kelsey Duggan, J.D. White, Shaelee White, Kord Pender, Teagan Pender, Taos Pender and Adylynn Schaeffer; two brothers, Darrell Pender and wife, Kaye, of Pauls Valley and Sammy Pender and wife, Lisa, of Purcell; one sister, Renee Bounds and husband, Troy, of Washington; and numerous nieces, nephews and in-laws.
He was preceded in death by his father, Bill Pender; a brother, Arlen Pender; father-in-law, Tab Hood; and grandparents.
Bearers will be Jupie Booth, Clay Young, Randy Jennings, Darrell Pender, Sammy Pender, Leon Gee and Wade Gee. Honorary bearers will be Cecil Wainscott, Jim Ross, LeDon Turpin, Billy McCurdy and the men of Center Free Will Baptist Church.
Published on September 13, 2019


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Dennis and Mary Heath
Sep 15, 2019
Dearest Ann,
We're truly very sorry and deeply saddened by the sudden loss of your Dennis.
You are in our hearts, thought and prayers.
We love you dearly
Dennis and Mary