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Juanita Halbrooks Rippy

Juanita Halbrooks Rippy, 86, of Morris, OK passed away on Tuesday, December 23, 2003 at Okmulgee Memorial Hospital. She was born on August 20, 1917 in Stroud, OK to Charley and Eliza (Denny) Halbrooks. She worked as a schoolteacher for forty-two years with her last twenty-six being in Morris. She loved to read and crochet and loved to take care of people. Mrs. Rippy was also a member of the First Baptist Church in Morris. She was preceded in death by her parents, and her Husband Cecil Rippy, two sisters Bessie Harvey, and Iva Bishop and one brother James Willard Halbrooks.

Survivors include her daughter Cecilia Ackley of Tulsa, two sisters Ruth Swartz of Klamath Falls, OR, Myrtle Dickenson of Guymon, OK many nieces and nephews and other relatives also survive.

Funeral Services will be 2:00 pm on Friday, December 26, 2003 at the First Baptist Church in Morris with the Reverend Dave Kelley officiating. Interment will follow in the Morris Cemetery under the direction of the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home in Morris.

Viewing will be on Friday from 9:00 am until 12 noon at the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home in Morris.