Vern Ray Humphries

Vern Ray Humphries
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Vern Ray Humphries


Vern Ray (Sonny or Dutch) Humphries, resident of Tonkawa, Oklahoma, passed away Thursday October 15, 2020 at the Integris Hospice House in Oklahoma City, Okla. He was 92.

A family graveside service will be held Monday, October 19, 2020 at 10:00 am at the Tonkawa I.O.O.F Cemetery with The Rev. Father Benjamin Lwin, Officiant. Burial will then follow at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery, in Tonkawa, Oklahoma. Arrangements are under the direction of Trout Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Tonkawa.

Vern Ray was born to Ray Humphries and Alba (Plumb) Humphries in Red Rock, OK and was raised in Tonkawa, OK. He married Barbara Ann Blubaugh on December 28, 1947. Vern Ray worked as a Welder/Retipper in the Oil and Gas Field.

Vern Ray enjoyed gardening and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his children Benny Ray Humphries and his wife Patsy of Edmond, Gail Ann Hadwiger and her husband Joe of Cherokee, and Paula Sue Parrott and her husband, Tom of Edmond, grandchildren Eric Ray Humphries and wife Arleen, Nichole Ann (Humphries) Shipman and her husband, David, Jessica Jo Hadwiger Smith and husband Andrew and Jayna Gay Hadwiger; great grandchildren, Tripp Shipman, Gaines Shipman, Baylor Smith and Hadley Jo Smith as well as a sister-inlaw Jeanie Ray and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by wife, Barbara Ann Humphries, his parents, one brother, and three sisters.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the St. Joseph Catholic Church, 320 W. North Ave., Tonkawa, OK 74653.

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