In Memory of Sarah Odell Weston
Sarah Odell Weston, age 91, of Wilburton, Oklahoma, passed away Thursday, December 7, 2017 at Tidwell Nursing Home.
She was born in Dugginsville, Missouri on March 4, 1926, a daughter of the late Dellar (Evans) and Joe Long. She taught school at the age of 18 in a one room school house. During World War II, she worked at Douglas Aircraft in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where she riveted doors on bombers. She held various jobs throughout her life, being an employee with the local tag agency as well as a teller at Latimer State Bank. She married Archie Herbert Weston October 4, 1948 and together they raised four children.
Odell loved flowers and working in her yard. She was a passionate quilter and produced some amazingly beautiful quilts. She was a member of the Wilburton Free Will Baptist Church and enjoyed her friends at the Wilburton Senior Center.
She is survived by:
Sister/Brother-In-Law: Faye & Don Crozier, of Nevada, Missouri.
Daughter: Daphane Burnett, of Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Sons/Daughters-In-Law: Dennis & Milena Weston, of Salina, Oklahoma; Danny & Stephanie Weston, of Wilburton, Oklahoma; Herb & Jeannetta Weston, of Wilburton, Oklahoma.
She is also survived by 11 grandchildren: Darren Weston, Patrick Weston, Ty Weston, Danyale Stacey, Ashley Hepworth, Matthew Weston, Tanya Weston, Derrick Younger, Kevin Younger, Bill Burnett and Stephanie Burnett Pinkerton.
She also has 14 great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild as well as a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
Preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Joe Bill Long, Walker Long and Dink Long as well as two sisters, Ozell Long and Raye Woodward.
Memorial Service at The Bob Waldrop Memorial Chapel, Wilburton, Oklahoma, at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 16, 2017 with Rev. Richard Matthews officiating.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Wilburton Senior Citizens Center.
SERVICES UNDER THE SERVICE OF WALDROP FUNERAL HOME, WILBURTON, OKLAHOMA.