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April 28, 2014

Williams, 98

ENID, Okla. — Horace H. Williams will celebrate his 98th  birthday with a reception for family and friends 2-4 p.m. Saturday, May 3, 2014, at the Breckinridge Community Building. Cards may be sent to 3713 Willow Lake Lane, Enid, OK 73703.

Horace was born May 3, 1916, southwest of Douglas, Okla., the seventh child of E.H. and Cora Agnes Williams.

He attended rural schools in the Douglas area and high school in Marshall, graduating from Douglas High School.

He and Juanita Burner were married Aug. 10, 1950, in Hennessey. They farmed in the Marshall, Douglas and Covington areas.

Following their 50th anniversary, they moved to Enid from their farm near Douglas. Juanita died in February 1999.

He is a member of Douglas Christian Union Church and attends Bible Baptist Church in Enid.

He has been active in co-op associations in Bison, Covington, Douglas, Marshall and Garber. He also has been active in American Farmers and Ranchers and Farm Bureau. He was honored as Outstanding Farmer by the Enid Chamber of Commerce in 1967 and continues to be active in the farming operations, spending time daily at the farm. He was active as a 4-H parent and sponsor, has been a member of Rural Rotatory for more than 50 years and continues working with young farmers in the area.

He has one daughter, Janice Williams of Enid, and numerous nieces and nephews.

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