Funeral services for Mary Carolyn Ozbirn will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 24, 2010, at Midway Hill Baptist Church of Sulphur with Pastor Willard McCartney Jr. officiating. Interment will be held in Oaklawn Cemetery.

 


Funeral services for Mary Carolyn Ozbirn will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 24, 2010, at Midway Hill Baptist Church of Sulphur with Pastor Willard McCartney Jr. officiating. Interment will be held in Oaklawn Cemetery.


Serving as pallbearers will be Todd Crumb, Russell Watson, Gary Wayne Chaffin, Kevin Dale, Mark Woodell, and Stephen Paul Chaffin. Honorary bearers will be “The Chaffin Cousins”.
Mary was born Aug. 22, 1948, to Wade Walton and Billie Kathryn (Chaffin) Brown in Modesto, Calif. She passed away Sunday, March 21, 2010, in Sulphur, at the age of 61 years.


She grew up in Ceres, Calif., and graduated from Ceres Union High School. On April 9, 1972, she and Carl Lee Ozbirn were married in Modesto, Calif. At the time of her death, Mary worked as human resources manager at the Sulphur Veterans Center.


She enjoyed skiing, bowling, and most of all, her grandchildren.  She was a member of Midway Hill Baptist Church.


She was preceded in death by her mother, Billie, on July 8, 2007; and her father, Wade, on Oct. 16, 2009.


Survivors include her husband, Carl, of the home; two daughters, Kathryn Walck and husband, Mark of Sulphur and Krista Emory and husband, Don of Marlow; one brother, Duane W. Brown of Little Rock, Ark.; five grandchildren, Madysen, Kirsten, Sydney and Alexis Walck, and Karlee Emory; and numerous cousins.


Services entrusted to Hale’s Krien Funeral Home of Sulphur, Okla.