Dateline: December 23, 2004
services for Elsie Irene Bodkin Petty, age 91, were held at 3:00 p.m. on
Wednesday, December 22, 2004, in the Olton Cemetery with Rev. Sharon
Wiese, Pastor of the Olton First United Methodist Church, officiating.
Arrangements were under the direction of Robertson Funeral
Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.
Petty died Sunday, December 19, 2004.
She was born October 16, 1913, in Maud, Oklahoma, and was a
resident of Olton before moving to Hedley 18 years ago.
married Charles Weldon Petty on June 13, 1959, at Vernon.
She was a homemaker and was a Nazarene.
was preceded in death by her husband on November 3, 2004, by a daughter,
Wanda Katherine Slover, and by a brother, Wilton Bodkin.
include a son, Harold Gordon and wife Jan of Trapper Creek, Alaska; a
brother, Leroy Bodkin and wife Evelyn of Hereford; a niece, Meredith Long
of Amarillo; six grandchildren; and several great grandchildren.
The family requests that memorials be made to the Memphis Convalescent Center, Memphis, Texas 79245.
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