Services celebrating the life of Oca Mae Carlile are set for 2 p.m. Tuesday, September 26, 2017, in the Leon Baptist Church, Leon, Okla. with Rev. Jim Roluti officiating. Interment will follow in the Leon Cemetery under the direction of Flanagan-Watts Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Marietta.
Mrs. Carlile, the daughter of Bernice Whitworth and Flossie Hamilton Whitworth, was born January 24, 1935 in Trenton, Missouri. She passed away Thursday, September 21, in Lake Country Nursing Center, Marietta, at the age of 82.
Oca worked in the aerospace industry in Tucson, Arizona, before relocating to Gainesville, Texas, in 1978 to work at Weber Aircraft in quality control/assembly. The following year, she and Claud Carlile were married on November 15, and he preceded her in death on December 15, 1999. The couple made their home in Leon, and she began working at Marietta Sportswear. Oca was extremely handy at crafts and loved making things for the holidays and hosting holiday events. She always went out of her way to care for family, no matter the situation. Her greatest pleasure was spending time with grandchildren and watching them play sports.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and two daughters, Shannon Swanbeck and Betty Morse.
Survivors include her son, Bill Kelley and wife Sue of Burneyville, Okla; sister, Iris Griffin of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina; five grandchildren, Kellie Brokaw of Ardmore, Okla, Alina Boatner of Marietta, C.K. Kelley and wife Calico, and Chase Kelley of Burneyville, and Joey Boatner and wife Nellie, also of Marietta; and six great-grandchildren, Megan Preston, Braxten Kelley, Luke Kelley, J.D. Kelley, Kabe Kelley, and Jesse Rushing.
Serving as casket bearers will be C.K. Kelley, Chase Kelley, Joey Boatner, Andy Viveros, John Preston, and Joel Hicks. Honorary bearers are Kenny Carlile, Keith Snyder, Rob Viveros, Zac Viveros, and Josh Viveros; special friend, Jamie Viveros; the Lake Country Nursing Center staff, and countless others.
Time of visitation for family and friends will be from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
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