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Monday, 04 September 2017 20:16

Dovie Letruss (Brasher) Coleman obit

Dovie Letruss (Brasher) Coleman, a longtime resident of Henryetta, passed from this life on Saturday, August 26, 2017 in Henryetta at the age of 94.  Letruss was born on December 4, 1922
to Otto Brasher and Olive Whitworth Brasher.

Letruss moved to Oklahoma from Missouri with her family as a young girl.   She attended school in the Henryetta area.  She met and married the love of her life, Harold Coleman on October 11, 1941.  Shortly after their marriage, Harold left to serve in the military and Letruss moved to San Fransisco where she worked as a welder during the war.  She remained happily married to Harold for 39 years until Harold's death in 1980.  Letruss was a longtime member of the First Christian Church of Henryetta.  She also loved gardening and working in her flower beds, and maintaining her home.  She loved traveling and vacationing with family.   Letruss was a loving daughter, sister, wife, aunt, mother and grandmother and she will be missed by the many people who were touched by her love.

Letruss is preceded in death by her mother and father; her husband, Harold Coleman who died in 1980; 2 daughters, Carol Coleman and Nancy Orms; a son-in-law, Robert Orms; grandsons, Brett Money and Scott Money; by two brothers, William Truman Brasher and Rube Milo Brasher; and by two sisters,  Fairy Ellen Pruitt and Clemmie Brown.

She is survived by four granddaughters, Heather Orms of Henryetta, Lauri Hall and husband Lonnie of Henryetta, Lisa Powell and husband Albert of Checotah, and Tammy Money of Henryetta; seven great grandchildren, Audrey Powell, Logan Hall, Lainey Hall, Kimberly Mustin, Amos Martin, Chase Martin, and Shane Price; several great great grandchildren; a niece, Diana Bowe; a nephew, Roger Pruitt; and numerous other extended family and many good friends.

Following cremation, a memorial service will be held at the First Christian Church in Henryetta at 2:00pm on Saturday, September 2, 2017 with Rev. Jarrod Dummond officiating.  

Services are under the direction of Integrity Funeral Service of Henryetta.

Published in Obituaries