The Norman Transcript

Obituaries

July 13, 2013

Joseph Benjamin Dabney

NORMAN — Joseph Benjamin Dabney, 45, was born in Norman to Clarence and Shirley Dabney on Christmas Day in 1967. Growing up in Norman, Joe could always be seen on his bike with his dog, Midnight, and a fishing pole. When he got a little older, everyone saw him on his motorcycle riding a wheelie all the way down the street. He went to school at Lincoln Elementary, Irving Junior High and Norman High School before going on to become a very skilled mechanic.

High school sweethearts, Joe married Kimberly Wells on Aug. 11, 1990, in Clarence and Shirley’s front yard. They had one child, Brandon, on June 3, 1990.

Joe loved hunting, working on and talking about hot rod cars, fishing, playing the guitar and hanging out with Brandon. Joe loved his family and was very hard working. He would drop what he was doing just to help someone in need. He will be remembered by all for his laugh and sense of humor and his overall love for life.

Joe was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Jerry Don Dabney; and sister, Diana Lynn Dabney.

He is survived by his son, Brandon Dabney and sister, Mickie Bolenbaugh.

Joe died Saturday, June 22, 2013, in Norman.

A memorial service was hosted this past week, and Joe was laid to rest at Norman IOOF Cemetery.

Arrangements were entrusted to the care of Primrose Funeral Service, primrosefuneralservice.com.

Norman Transcript,Wednesday, July 13, 2013

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Obituaries
  • Marylin E. Carpenter

    Marylin E. Carpenter, 92, of Harrison, Tenn., passed away Friday, April 11, 2014. A native of Arkansas, she lived in Oklahoma most of her life before moving back to Hot Springs, Ark., and then to Tennessee. She was a member of the ...

    April 15, 2014

  • Harry Howard Henninger

    Harry Howard Henninger, 90, of Ardmore, was called home to the Lord on Saturday, April 12, 2014. He was born Sept. 9, 1923, in Elmore City as an only child to Ted and Dora (Morse) Henninger....

    April 15, 2014

  • Karen Jeffery Hines

    Karen Jeffery Hines, 62, passed away on her birthday, Wednesday, April 9, 2014. She was born April 9, 1952, at Bethesda Naval Hospital in Bethesda, Md. Karen was preceded in death by her husband, Gaylon Wayne Hines....

    April 15, 2014

  • Dr. James M. Gray

    Dr. James M. Gray, 74, longtime Grove resident, died Saturday, April 12, 2014, with his family by his side....

    April 15, 2014

  • Mary L. Semore

    Mary L. Semore, of Norman, was born June 23, 1934, in Eufaula to Sam and Mary Clark Jennings and passed away Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in Norman at the age of 79....

    April 15, 2014

  • Karen Jeffery Hines

    Karen Jeffery Hines, 62, passed away on her birthday, Wednesday, April 9, 2014. She was born April 9, 1952, at Bethesda Naval Hospital in Bethesda, Md. Karen was preceded in death by her husband, Gaylon Wayne Hines....

    April 14, 2014

  • Patricia Margaret Ward Wilkerson

    Patricia Margaret Ward Wilkerson, 82, of Norman, was born March 21, 1932, in Oklahoma City to Carl S. and Monta M. Ward. She died Friday, April 11, 2014, in Norman. Mrs. Wilkerson graduated from Capitol Hill High School in 1950, and that ...

    April 14, 2014

  • William “Wiggy” Earl Defreeze

    William “Wiggy” Earl Defreeze, 65, of Norman, died Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Midwest City. He was born Oct. 25, 1948, in Corsicana, Texas, to Joe and Delores Defreeze of Hobbs, New Mexico....

    April 13, 2014

  • Fioretta Scofield Mowrey Sullivan

    Fioretta Scofield Mowrey Sullivan was born June 3, 1925, at home in Muskogee, and passed from this life Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Her parents William Asbury Mowrey and Beatrice Regina Scofield were married in Chicago in 1917 prior to Sgt. ...

    April 13, 2014

  • Bobby Dave Hogue

    Bobby Dave Hogue, 44, of Eastland, Texas, passed away Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Eastland. Bobby was born Sept. 4, 1969, in Norman, to George and Jesusa "Susie" (Dominguez) Hogue. He grew up and lived in Norman until moving to Texas....

    April 13, 2014