NORMAN — Ernest Edward Tidwell, 84, of Norman, passed away Sunday, July 21, 2013. He was born April 6, 1929, to Ernest and Effie Tidwell in Wewoka.
Ernest enjoyed fishing and watching old westerns, especially John Wayne movies. He was always telling stories.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Delores Tidwell; sisters Nova and Alta; and brothers Oscar and Owen.
Ernest is survived by his two sons, Michael Long and wife Amanda and Steven Long and wife Tabitha; daughter, Janelle Davis and husband Jason; nine grandchildren, Brett, Dakota, Kaylee, Gabrielle, Nicholas, Angelina, Devin, Alyssa and Isabella; one great-grandchild, Daniel; one sister, Iva Walker; and a host of other loving family members and friends.
Services will be 10 a.m. Friday at John M. Ireland Funeral Home chapel in Moore.
Services are under the direction of John M. Ireland Funeral Home and Chapel.
Norman Transcript, Tuesday, July 23, 2013