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Obituaries

April 2, 2014

Martha Elizabeth Byrd Drew

NORMAN — Martha Elizabeth Byrd Drew, 91, of Noble, passed away Saturday, March 29, 2014, at OU Medical Center.

She was born in Colorado to the late Lavisa Jane Sailings and William Jackson Byrd. She was also preceded in death by her husband, V.A. Drew; daughter, Elwanda Wilson; and a son, Vance Drew.

Mrs. Drew loved her church, Lexington Worship Center, where she was a member for more than four years.

She is survived by a daughter, Robbie Gaines; two sons, Darrell Drew and Orville Drew; 15 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; and 28 great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at 7 p.m. Thursday at Primrose Funeral Service.

The funeral service for Mrs. Drew will be 2 p.m. Friday at Lakeside Church of God, 4400 E. Alameda St., with Pastor R. J. Byrd and Louis Bennett officiating. Graveside services will follow at Sunnylane Cemetery in Del City.

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

Norman Transcript, Wednesday, April 2, 2014

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