Reverend Gareth Conley Holford
Reverend Gareth Conley Holford, 78, died
Tuesday, November 13, 2007 at St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa.
He was born May 31, 1929 in Okmulgee to Charles E. and Helen
(Gordon) Holford. He became an Ordained Episcopal Priest in
1971 and served in Riverside, New Jersey at St. Stephens
Episcopal Church from 1972-1995. After returning to Oklahoma
he served at St. Martin Episcopal Church in Pryor, Good
Shepherd Episcopal Church in Sapulpa from 1998-2004 and
currently served at the Anglican Church of the Resurrection,
of Jenks, since its founding in March 2006. He was preceded
in death by his parents and two brothers, Paul Gordon and
James Gregory Holford. Survivors include a son, James
Holford of McKinney, Texas and a grandson, Jordan A. Holford
of Franklin, North Carolina.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 P.M.
Monday, November 19, 2007 at the Anglican Church of the
Resurrection with Father Don Lawrence officiating assisted
by Deacon Sam Gordin. Interment will follow in the Okmulgee
Cemetery. The family suggests memorial contributions be made
to the Anglican Church of the Resurrection. Arrangements are
under the direction of the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home of
Okmulgee (756.1677). Online condolences may be sent at