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1302 Seventh Street
Wilson, OK 73463
Phone: (580) 668-2426
Fax: (580)-701-2576

Laura "Granny" Yvonnia Epley (Bryant )

Saturday, June 2nd, 1934 - Saturday, May 4th, 2019
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Wilson - Home Going services for Mrs. Laura "Granny" Yvonnia (Bryant) Epley, 84, of Wilson are scheduled for 2:00 PM Wed. May 8, 2019 at the Ash Street Church of Christ of Wilson with John Kinslow, Jody Jones and Mike Johnston officiating. Interment will follow at the Oaklawn Cemetery in Sulphur. Services are under the care and direction of Alexander Gray Funeral Home of Wilson.

Granny was born on June 2, 1934 at Velma to the late Mr. William Thomas Bryant and Camellia (Wright) Bryant. She peacefully departed from this life Saturday morning at her home May 4, 2019 in Wilson.

Granny was raised at Velma initially attending school at Claud until the eight grade. She then attended Velma High School where she graduated. Later, she married Mr. Durwood Epley in 1960 and they made their home in Spain for 2 years and then Illinois for 2 years before returning to this area. She traveled extensively with Durwood while he was employed with Exxon. Granny always helped with all the school functions and enjoyed cooking for all the meals at the church. Cooking and making Banana Pudding was her calling and she loved everyone calling her Granny. Granny was a long time member of the Ash Street Church of Christ.

Durwood preceded her in death on July 7, 1987. Also preceding her in death were her parents and a brother, Ray Bryant.

Survivors include her 3 sons, Dennis Epley and wife Cathy Ann of Seadrift, TX, Douglas Epley and Fiance' Kennita Moon of Wilson and Durwin Epley and wife Stacie of Seadrift, TX; brother, Marion "Jerb" Thomas Bryant and wife Jeanette of Velma; sister, Betty Brown and husband Bill of Yukon; best friend, YZ Helms, Jr. of Seadrift, TX; grandchildren, Deren Epley and wife Amy, Dara Pearce and husband Brent, Taylor Hamilton, Destiney Sellers and husband Sean, Josh Hamilton and wife Autum, D.J. Epley, Darel Epley, HayDen Epley, Canion Epley, Justice Epley, Angela Jester and Katelyn Stinson and husband Taylor;14 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild; numerous other family and friends.

Casket Bearers are Deren Epley, Darel Epley, D.J. Epley, Canion Epley, Justice Epley, Josh Hamilton, Joe Buzidragis, James Fred Ketchum, Russell Beck, Rusty Helms, Dr. Curtis Brown and Dr. Jim Brown.

Family visitation will be held from 6 to 8 pm Tuesday evening at Alexander Gray Funeral Home of Wilson.

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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, May 7th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Tuesday, May 7th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Alexander Gray Funeral Home - Wilson
    1302 7th Street
    WILSON, OK 73463
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  • Interment

    Oaklawn Cemetery
    SULPHUR, OK 73086
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Margaret Vail

Posted at 08:31am
I am sorry for your loss. We can have peace in knowing that God will raise our dead ones back to life. (Luke 20:37,38)

David F Epley

Posted at 08:10pm
Yvonne was always in a good mood. Very pleasant to be around. Was always ready to help whomever
she could. Laughter was always present.

David Epley

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"Laura "Granny" Epley" will remain in our hearts forever. Jan/David Epley
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With deepest sympathy. Yvonnia will be greatly missed. Love Kirk and Phyllis Dickerson
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