Spavinaw, Ok

Vernard Wayne Hulsey of Spavinaw, Ok. passed away Monday, June 29, 2010 at his home with his family by his side, following a long illness.

Vernard was born August 24, 1928 to Leroy and Effie (Zinn) Hulsey at Jenks, Oklahoma.† Vernard served his country in the United States Army during WWII.† He married Pauline Holloway March 19, 1948 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.† Vernard worked as a farmer/rancher most of his life.† He enjoyed fishing and riding horses until his back injury.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Orville Hulsey.

Survivors include his wife Pauline of the home.† Two daughters:† Pauleta and husband Don Jones of Purcell, Oklahoma and Patricia and husband Paul Parker of Spavinaw, Oklahoma, sisters, Leona Gilbert, Hazel Feeback, Ethel Faye McLaughlin,† Oleta McDaniels, all of Sapulpa, Oklahoma and Lola Mae Traver of Minneapolis, Minnesota . Vernard is also survived by six grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren and one great great-grandchild and a host of nieces, nephews and friends. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Vernardís honor to the American Cancer Society.

Graveside services will be 11:00 AM Thursday July 1, 2010 at the Mose Ridge Cemetery at Topsy.† Family will receive friends from 5 to 7p.m. at the Grand Lake Funeral Home in Langley, Ok.† Online condolences may be sent by going to www.grandlakefuneralhomes.com.