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LEON MANKIN

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July 5, 1929 - Nov 22, 2012 HARRAH Leon Mankin, age 83, of Harrah, Oklahoma, was born on July 5, 1929, in Dale, Oklahoma. He was the son of Ephriam P. and Lula Mae (Nelson) Mankin. Leon left this life on Thursday, November 22, 2012, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.Leon graduated from Dale High School and attended O.B.U. He married Wynema Jo Crabtree Bugg on September 25, 1956, in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma. Leon served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. Leon worked as an installer and retired from AT&T. He served as commander of the McLoud American Legion and was a member of the Shawnee Elks Lodge. Leon enjoyed golf and dominoes.He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and three sisters. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Jo Mankin, of Harrah, OK; one son and daughter-in-law, Marshall Bugg and wife Cherie, of Newalla, OK; sister, Lucille Russell, of Midwest City, OK; two grandsons, Todd and Melissa Bugg, and Michael and Amber Bugg; two special great-nieces, Tamara Brawdy and Kevina Foreman; and many other relatives and friends.Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, November 27, 2012, at McLoud Riverside Cemetery in McLoud, OK. Services are under the direction of Smith-Parks Funeral Service in Harrah, OK. A guest book is available to share your memories online. Please visit: www. smithparks.com

Published in The Oklahoman on Nov. 25, 2012
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