Dateline: July 17, 2003


Graveside services for Edgel Otis Tisdale, age 85, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 10, 2003, in Rowe Cemetery in Hedley with Rev. Bryan Knowles, Pastor of the Community Fellowship Church officiating.

Mr. Tisdale died on July 7, 2003, in Decatur, Texas.  He was born on May 7, 1918, in Atoka, Oklahoma.

Mr. Tisdale married Audra Dee Yendell on December 27, 1941, in Atoka, Oklahoma.  He was a rancher and farmer and a member of Eagle Drive Baptist Church in Decatur.

He was preceded in death by his wife on February 25, 2003.

Survivors include two daughters, Pat Doak and husband Don of Cleburne and Barbara Bible and husband Gary of Decatur; one brother, Joe Tisdale, Jr., of Oklahoma; one sister, Christine Bourland of Oklahoma; and three grandchildren, Jeff Bible, Julie Bible, and Paul Bible and wife Stephanie all of Decatur.




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