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Kenneth Barras

Kenneth Barras, 88, died in Denton, Texas on Friday, December 26, 2008. Kenneth was born on January, 2, 1920 in Jeannette, Pennsylvania to Thomas Tucker and Eva Irnee (Guy) Barras. He married Helen Mae Cloherty on October 22, 1938 in Allegany County, Maryland. She preceded him in death on February 27, 2008.

Kenneth is survived by four daughters; Darla Paine of Luther, Oklahoma, Danna Williamson and husband Warren of Carrolton, Texas, Donna Koerbacher and husband Frank of Corinth, Texas, and Debbie Summers and husband Jim of Wainwright, Oklahoma, two sisters; Helen Leonard and Betty McClure. He had twelve grandchildren; Harold Wayne Paine, Dellen LeCompte, Kenneth Paine, Floyd Paine, Charles Koerbacher, Theresa Koerbacher, Rondi Bryant, Tara Williamson, Amy Gardenhire, Matt Gardenhire, Baby Boy Lowell and Baby Girl Lowell and nine great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be on Wednesday, December 31, 2008 at 1:00 P.M. at the McClendon-Winters funeral Home Chapel in Okmulgee, Oklahoma. Vesta Smith will officiate. Interment will follow at the Okmulgee Cemetery. Casketbearers will be Charles Koerbacher, Kenneth Paine, Floyd Paine, Justin Paine, Shawn Paine, and Matt Gardenhire. Honorary Casketbearers are Blaine LeCompte and Ethan Paine. Online condolences may be made at