Ada — Funeral Services for Frank Pursley, Ada, 83, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Smith-Phillips Funeral Home. Joe Wilkes will officiate. Burial will follow at Condon Grove Cemetery in Johnston County. Family will receive visitors from 6-8 p.m. tonight at the funeral home.
Mr. Pursley died Saturday, April 5, 2014, at his home in Ada. He was born April 15, 1930, to WS and Eula (Carter) Pursley in Millcreek.
Mr. Pursley was a veteran and served his country in the United States Army. He and his wife have lived in Ada since 1982. They were married, June 26, 1952, in Tishomingo. Mr. Pursley was a bus driver for the Ada School system for many years.
Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Erma Pursley of the home; four daughters, Lola Lamkin and husband, Will, of Colorado Springs, Colo., Gloria Rosato and husband, Mike, of Mogadore, Ohio, Naomi McEachran and husband, Robert, of Roff, Jamie Waugh and husband, Rick, of Mansville, Texas; three sisters, Lucille Kingston of Ft. Worth, Texas, Margeret Lindsey of Ardmore, and Mildred Cook of Sandsprings; 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren, nine great-great grandchildren, 1 great-great-great-grandchild; and many friends and neighbors.