- Ada, Oklahoma


June 23, 2014

Junior Willoughby

Ada —

   Services for Junior O. Willoughby, 89, of Oil Center, are 11 a.m. Monday at the Oil Center Pentecostal Holiness Church; the Rev. Nathan Cowan will officiate. Burial will follow at Maxwell Cemetery. 

   Mr. Willoughby died Friday, June 21, 2014, at a local hospital. He was born April 16, 1925, in Byars to Russell W. and Dovie Susan Hale Willoughby. He attended Galey School.

   He married Corine H. Hightower on Jan. 12, 1952, in Bebee. Mr. Willoughby was a truck driver for Pontotoc County District 2 and also sold cars. 

   Survivors include his wife, Corine, of the home; two sons, Tom and wife, Linda Willoughby, of Shawnee  and Larry Willoughby of Ada; one daughter, Carol Ann Oldham of Stigler; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; four sisters, Lavell Nelson of Broken Arrow, Elsie Wilson of Seminole, Bonnie Lee of Ada and Sue Yeargan of Pauls Valley; one brother, Leroy Willoughby of Oil Center.

   He was preceded in death by his first wife, Eulene Vaughn Willoughby; his parents; one daughter-in-law, Sandy Willoughby; one grandson, Joey Willoughby; three sisters, Bernice Edge, Laverne Strawn and Juanita Frantz; two brothers, Marion Willoughby and Dee Willoughby.

   Bearers will be grandsons.

   Obituaries may be viewed and online condolences sent to

   Criswell Funeral Home


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