- Ada, Oklahoma


April 11, 2013

Jack Pyburn

Allen —

Jack William Pyburn, 77, passed away at his home in Allen on Monday morning, 8 April 2013. Jack was born April 17, 1935, in Seminole to L.S. Pyburn and Vivalee (Harrlow). Jack was a dedicated member of the Allen Masonic Lodge #81 for 43 years and a disabled Air Force veteran from the Korean conflict. Jack is survived by his loving wife, Myrtle, and her family, who will forever love him, along with his two sons, Dale of Norman and Blaine and his wife, Debbie, of Earlsboro. Preceding him in death were his parents and his childhood sweetheart, Velva (Foreman), to whom he was married 32 years. Velva was the mother of his three stepdaughters, who loved him like the father he was, Donna and her husband, Terry Porter, of Wichita Falls, TX, JoAnn and her husband, Russ Cosbey, of Simonton, TX, and Myrtie Lynn and her husband, Dale Pelton, of Dodge City, KS. Jack had 12 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-granddaughter and numerous cousins of which mostly live around the Ada area. Jack worked as a signmaker by trade in Ada for many years. His greatest joy in life was flying airplanes, fishing Lake Texoma and playing dominoes with his family and friends. A memorial service will be held at the First Baptist Church in Allen on Saturday, April 13, 2013, at 10:00 a.m., officiated over by Pastor Chad Kaminski.

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