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Russell Emory Wynn

April 27, 1933 January 3, 2015
Russell Emory Wynn
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Obituary for Russell Emory Wynn
Greer Funeral Home
Mangum, Oklahoma 73554


Russell Emory Wynn, age 81, of rural Greer County, passed away Saturday morning, January 3, 2015, at his residence.
Mr. Wynn was born in Harmon County, Oklahoma on April 27, 1933, to Allen L. and Allie Irene (Bass) Wynn. After attending Centralvue School, Emory married the love of his life, Betty Lou Dill, on November 26, 1950, and they spent the next sixty-four wonderful years together before his death. In 1959 they moved to Carlsbad, New Mexico where Emory worked for twenty years in the potash mines before retiring. In 1980, Emory and Betty moved back to Greer County where he ranched until his death. Emory loved being with his family and was an avid coon hunter.
Preceded in death by his parents; one son, Russell Emory Wynn, Jr.; five brothers, Nolan Wynn, Elmer "Pud" Wynn, Curtis Wynn, Doveard Wynn and Otis Wynn and four sisters, Lou Ware, Levonia Kerbo, Beatrice McElroy and Avis Peters, he is survived by his wife, Betty, of the home; two children, Alvin Ray Wynn of Greer County andDr. Rethia Ross of McAllen, Texas; one sister, Rethia Wynn of Altus; five grandchildren, Angie Arnold and husband Ricky of Key West, Florida, Kelly McCoy of Comanche, Oklahoma, Ashley Zurita and husband Frank of Tampa, Florida, Matthew Ross and wife Daniella of Albuquerque, New Mexico and Kyle Ross of McAllen, Texas; six great grandchildren, Trent Zurita, Ivory Zurita, Zephyr Ross, Chase Arnold, Ty Arnold and Josephine Arnold along with many other relatives and friends.
Funeral services for Russell Emory Wynn will be at 2 p.m., Monday, January 5, 2014, at the Russell Baptist Church with Pastor Dean Goodfellow officiating. Interment will follow at the Russell Cemetery under the direction of Greer Funeral Home of Mangum.

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