Funeral services for Gearldine Wilson Moton, 73, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, 2008, at the Macedonia Baptist Church with Pastor John Roberts officiating. Interment will follow at the Clearview Cemetery.
Born on Oct. 3, 1935, in Ardmore, Okla., to Lee and Gearldine Bowles Wilson and died on Oct. 26, 2008, at the local hospital.
She and Rudolph N. Moton were married on Jan. 28, 1974, in Gainesville, Texas, and he preceded her in death. Also preceded were her parents; sisters Legeather, Lottie and Willie Dean.
Mrs. Moton had been a life long resident of Ardmore, having graduated from Douglass High School. Gearldine had worked for the State of Oklahoma at the Lake Murray Lodge and retired from Uniroyal after 22 years. At an early age she was baptized at the Macedonia Baptist Church. Mrs. Moton attended both the Corinth and Macedonia Baptist Churches, she loved the Lord. She had a passion for cooking, and she loved gardening and fishing. She was a dedicated wife to Rudolph N. Moton and mother of eight children. She adored her children and grandchildren.
Survived by son, Leroy Gay and wife Shirley of Wichita, Kan., son, Larry Gay and wife Deloma of Ardmore, Okla., son, Allen Gay and wife Kerri of Wichita, Kan., daughter, Tammy Gay Moton of Ardmore, Okla., son, Dennis Gay of Ardmore, Okla., daughter, Velma Monroe and husband Darrell of Ardmore, Okla., daughter, Marol Moton of Ardmore, Okla., daughter, Stephanie Cohee and husband Darrius of Plano, Texas; brother, A.V. Wilson of Gene Autry, Okla.; sister, Emma Jean Booker of Ardmore, Okla.; 22 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Joe Booker, Randy Booker, Terry Douglas, Jeff Douglas, Dwight Booker and Jeremy Booker. Flower Bearers will be Carol Ward, Shelia Prince, Priscillia Burroughs, Donna Kay Horton and Brenda Booker.
The family will receive friends at the Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home Friday evening from 6-8 p.m.
Condolences may be made to the family online at www.hdouglasfuneralhome.com
Services are under the direction of the Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home.