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May 3, 2014

Gene Gregory

Ada — Services for Gene Gregory, 67, of Ada, are 2 p.m. Monday at First Baptist Church in Stonewall. The Rev. Richard Dickerson will officiate. Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery near Stonewall. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Sunday at Criswell Funeral Home.

Mr. Gregory died Friday, May 2, 2014, at his home. He was born Sept. 16, 1946, at Ada to Mearl A. and Geneva E. Cogburn Gregory. He attended grade schools at Irving School in Ada and also Fitzhugh. He attended junior high school and high school at Stonewall. Gene completed automotive school at Southwest Automotive in Oklahoma City in 1965. He worked in Oklahoma City for Williams-Kilpatrick Chevrolet before moving back to the Ada area. He was employed at Service Chevrolet for several years as a certified and master technician. He retired from People's Electric Cooperative in 2010 after 30 years of service as Head Fleet Mechanic. Mr. Gregory was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include his two daughters, Christy Blackburn and her husband, Tim, of Ada, and Kim Cosby and her husband, Heath, of Ada; his four grandchildren, Cody and Logan Cosby and DeAnna and Cortney Blackburn; his father, Mearl A. Gregory of Stonewall; three brothers, Archie Gregory and Ron Gregory, both of Ada, and Don Gregory of Florida; and a sister, Mary Southerland of Ada.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Geneva E. Gregory on Feb. 23, 2014.

Bearers will be Tim Blackburn, Heath Cosby, Cody Cosby, Logan Cosby, Roy Gregory and John Stringer.

Obituaries may be viewed and online condolences sent to criswellfh.com.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

 

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