"Dignity without compromise"
Justen Orell "J.O." Wynn
Justen Orell "J.O." Wynn, longtime Beggs area resident, died Monday evening, January 20, 2003 near his home at the age of 78. He was born September 14, 1924 in Big Flat, Arkansas to Bob and Florence (McLone) Wynn. He served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II, receiving a Purple Heart. He married Dorothy Helen Mosier on September 29, 1951 at the Nazarene Church in West Tulsa. He retired from John Zink Company as a welder and burner and had been a carpenter his entire life. He had also farmed where his home was for 47 years. He was a member of the VFW Post 9 of Muskogee and attended the First Assembly of God Church in Beggs. Mr. Wynn was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, T.J., Naman, Dale and Gene Wynn, and two sisters, Pauline Wynn and Oris Hinkey.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy, of the home, a son, Ronnie Wynn and wife Sharon of Beggs, three daughters, Virginia Rice and husband Lonnie Paul of Glenpool, Freda Bell and husband Jack of Beggs, and Cindy Johnson and husband Thomas of Tulsa, sisters, Nadine Downs of Okmulgee, Doris Craig and husband Charles of Sand Springs, Shirley Beesley and husband Fred of Spiro, and Alice O’Shia of Fallon, Missouri, brothers, Dirley Wynn and wife Ruby of Harrison, Arkansas, Richard Wynn and wife Annette of Keifer, and Oral T. Wynn and wife Jewell of Prattville, six grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, and friends.
Funeral services will be held 10:00 A.M. Friday, January 24, 2003 at the First Assembly of God Church with Reverend Robert Yandell officiating. Interment will follow in the Beggs Cemetery. Casketbearerswill be Ronnie Wynn, Doss Wynn, Mike Beesley, Bob Dildine, Chris Buhler, and Rodney Bell. Friends may visit the funeral home from 2-7 P.M. on Thursday. Arrangements are under the direction of the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home of Beggs.