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Preston M. Caudle, Sr.

Preston Milford Caudle Sr. a resident of Morris, Oklahoma, died on Sunday, July 26, 2009 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  Mr. Caudle was born on March 18, 1938 in Superior, Arizona to Earl Glen and Minnie Lou (Bagwell) Caudle Sr. He received his Bachelor Degree in Accounting from Central State University in Edmond, Oklahoma.  Mr. Caudle served in the United States Navy and as a Civil Service Auditor for the Air Force.  He retired as an auditor employed by the United States Department of Education.  His parents and his first wife; Kay Francis Wakley Caudle preceded him in death.  Mr. Caudle was an active member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Okmulgee, where he had served as a Deacon and a Sunday school teacher.  He was also a member of the Gideon.

Survivors include his wife Carmen Caudle of the home, a daughter Melita Kay Caudle, Jacksonville, North Carolina, two sons; Preston Caudle Jr. of Shreveport, Louisiana, and Reverend Fredrick Glen Caudle of Waldolf, Maryland,  one brother; Earl Glen Caudle Jr. of Okmulgee, one sister; Jarita Ann Caudle Brown of Shawnee, Oklahoma, 7 grandchildren, 5 step grandchildren, 1 great grandchild and 3 step great grandchildren other relatives and a host of friends. 

A funeral service will be on Wednesday, July 29, 2009 at 6 pm at the Calvary Baptist Church in Okmulgee.  Reverend Lawrence Matlock, Reverend Fred Caudle and Reverend Earl Caudle will officiate. Pallbearers will be Deacons of Calvary Baptist Church. Military interment services will  be on Thursday, July 30, 2009 at 12pm at Oak Park Cemetery in Chandler, Oklahoma.  Visitation will be on Wednesday 12-4pm at the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home in Okmulgee, Oklahoma.  Condolences may be made at