Services for Mickey Iva Eckert, 83, of Sulphur will be set at a later date.

Born on June 14, 1925, in Geary to Oba Dell Baird and Amanda Allen Baird, she died Sept. 26, 2008, in Ardmore. She married Robert “Bob” Eckert on June 16, 1966, in Tlaxcala, Mexico. She was preceded in death by her husband and her parents.

Mickey lived throughout the United States all her life, spending much of it in California and Oklahoma. Working most of her life in the construction industry, Mickey would ready finish homes for sale. She moved to Sulphur in 2003 to be closer to her family. Mickey enjoyed working with her plants and flowers. She invested much of her life in her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Family was everything to her.

Survivors include two daughters, Brenda Blakeley and Leslie Alexander, both of Sulphur; three grandsons, Jeremy Nelson and wife, Misty, Ardmore, Jason Eckert, Lawton, and Justin Eckert, Stillwater; two granddaughters, Shannon Alexander, Libby, Mont., and Amanda Baird, Calif.; and 13 great-grandchildren.

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