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Robert Henry Sipple

Robert Henry Sipple, longtime resident of Morris, died Monday, April 20, 2009 at Okmulgee Memorial Hospital.  He was 76 years of age.  He was born January 13, 1933 in Scranton, Pennsylvania to Albert and Mable (LaBar) Sipple.  He joined the United States Air Force in November 1952 and received an Honorable Discharged in November 1956.  Robert married Barbara Mae Tait on March 17, 1956 in Washington D.C.  In 1972, Robert and Barbara moved to Morris from Owasso.  He was an electrical design draftsman, retiring from Explorer Pipeline Company after 25 years and an avid golfer. 

Robert was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Rita Whitonis of Mountain Top, Pennsylvania.  Survivors include his wife, Barbara, of the home and two sisters, Ruth Heath of Ironia, New Jersey and Marlene Bott of Newcomb, New York.  Funeral services will be held 10:00 A.M. Friday, April 24, 2009 at the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Randy Mathews officiating.  Interment will follow at the Morris Cemetery.  Friends may visit from 12-8 P.M. on Thursday.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Okmulgee Memorial Hospital Foundation, P.O. Box 1038, Okmulgee, OK 74447 or the American Cancer Society.  Arrangements are under the direction of the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home of Okmulgee.  Online condolences may be sent at