Marlene Sue Dunkin, 62, passed away Friday, November 26, 2010, at Ardmore, Okla. Services will be Wednesday, December 1, 2010, at 2 p.m. at Griffin ~ Hillcrest Chapel, Ardmore, Okla. with the Pastor Steven Skinner officiating. Interment is to follow at Rose Hill Cemetery of Ardmore, Okla.


Marlene Sue Dunkin, 62, passed away Friday, November 26, 2010, at Ardmore, Okla. Services will be Wednesday, December 1, 2010, at 2 p.m. at Griffin ~ Hillcrest Chapel, Ardmore, Okla. with the Pastor Steven Skinner officiating. Interment is to follow at Rose Hill Cemetery of Ardmore, Okla.

 

Marlene was born December 16, 1947, in Woodward, Okla. to Martin Welch Gately and Lois Louise (Weeks) Gately. Marlene married Dale Arlis Dunkin June 26, 1965, at Clinton Okla. They lived in Woodward Okla. for seven years and in 1974 the family moved to Enid Okla. and then in 1984 on to Hennessey Okla., where they resided till their move to Ardmore in 1987 and have lived since. She graduated at the top of her class from Southern Oklahoma Technology Center as a Licensed Practical Nurse on August 3, 1990.

 

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Dale Arlis Dunkin on March 11, 2007; one infant brother; and one sister, Glenda Allen.  

 

Marlene is survived by one daughter, Janell Gere of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; three sons, Jeffrey Dunkin and wife, Kim of Lindsey, Okla., David Dunkin and wife, Mandy of Enid Okla., and Andrew Dunkin and wife, Billie of Ardmore Okla.; granddaughter, Cassidy Jones and husband, Sharone of Marietta Okla.; along with 10 grandchildren, 5 great grand children.

 

Visitation is 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, November 30, 2010, at Griffin ~ Hillcrest Funeral Home.

 

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