The Norman Transcript


March 2, 2013

Giles H. Siglin

NORMAN — Giles H. Siglin, 83, passed away Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, in Norman. He was born March 30, 1929, in Tishomingo to Giles and Rosalie (Holland) Siglin.

Services will be held 10 a.m. Monday at Immanuel Baptist Church, 1289 Northcliff, in Norman. Interment will follow at 3 p.m. at Tishomingo Cemetery in Tishomingo. He was united in marriage on May 13, 1955, in Tishomingo to Corene Moore.

Giles served his country in the United States Army and was a Transportation Specialist for the State of Oklahoma for 38 years.

He enjoyed OU football, playing dominoes and Dirty Board, traveling with his family and coffee with his buddies.

He was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church for 38 years and was a deacon, a Sunday school teacher and a choir member. Giles was a chaplain of the Okie Bago RV Club and was also a chaplain with the prison, juvenile, nursing home and mission ministries of his church.

He is preceded in death by his parents and sister, Melba R. Fetzer.

Giles is survived by his wife, Corene Siglin of the home; son, Dennis G. Siglin and wife Patti of Norman; daughters, Martha Price and husband Jerry of Norman and Tammy Rhue and husband Doug of Ft. Worth, Texas; grandchildren, Dawn Evans and husband Michael of Broken Arrow, Jay Price of Norman, Benjamin Rhue of Norman, Hailey Rhue of Ft. Worth, Garrison G. Siglin of Norman, and Abbey Siglin of Norman.

Memorial donations may be made to the Faith, Courage, Grow Building Fund, 210 S. Cockrell, Norman, OK 73071.

Visitation will be held 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday with the family greeting friends from 3 to 5 p.m. at Havenbrook Funeral Home.

Arrangements for Giles and his family were placed in the care of the Vice family at Havenbrook Funeral Home.

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