Dona Jean Luttrell Dillard (Jean)
Ringling - Dona Jean Luttrell Dillard (Jean) passed away at her home in Ringling, Oklahoma on July 11 after a lengthy illness.
Jean was born to Wyeth and Margret McKenzie Luttrell on June 16, 1927, in Dickinson, North Dakota. She first moved to Oklahoma with her parents who bought a ranch in Skiatook Oklahoma. She attended Monte Casino Catholic Girls School in Tulsa. Jean attended Oklahoma A&M.
While at A & M she met her husband, James Houston Dillard. They married on June 16, 1947, in Ardmore, Oklahoma. They moved to Ringling Oklahoma to pursue ranching interests. They developed successful breeding programs in beef production and in horses both thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing and performance. After James passed away in 1978 Jean happily continued in ranching and horse production winning many awards for excellence.
Together they had six daughters: Elizabeth Dexter, Jamie Lam, Desiree Britain, Davy Madewell, Seane Jones and Kateri Thompson.
Jean was preceded in death by her husband James, daughter Jamie, grandson James Wyeth Britain, her parents, her sister Mary Elizabeth "Jon" Luttrell, her aunt Mary Ellen McKenzie Berg and many close and dear friends.
Surviving Jean are her daughters: Elizabeth, Desiree, Davy, Seane and Kateri. Sons-in-law: Ray Madewell and Thomas Jones. Grandchildren: Edgar Charles "Sage" Britain IV ( Lacey), Jamie Kathryn "Katie" Britain Dixon (Chris), Jessica McKenzie Underwood, Jess W. Lam, Jean Margret Lam, Sidney Houston Jones and Tomi Thompson Buske (Dylan). Great-grandchildren: Edgar Charles "Cash" Britain V, Brady Case Britain, Hatlie Tate Dixon, Canyon Reed Dixon, Jack Houston Carol Buske and her niece and namesake Donna Dillard Butler.
There are no services planned at this time.
Posted online on July 12, 2021