The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK


November 26, 2012

Burl Bartlett

Published 11-26-12

ENID — Burl Bartlett, longtime educator and coach, passed away Thursday, November 22, 2012. He was born in Ingalls, Oklahoma, on November 5, 1927. After coaching, teaching and serving as an education administrator in Oklahoma and Texas, he retired and later moved to Enid, where he has lived since 2000.

Burl is survived by Maggie, his wife of 65 years. He is also survived by daughters Janie Rivers and her husband Rich of Enid; Lorrie Harper and her husband Lloyd of Haslet, Texas; and Ann Tubbs and her husband Larry of Denton, Texas. He was the grandfather of Paul Tubbs and his wife Lindsey of Lubbock, Texas; Vince Farris and his wife Melissa of Liberty, Texas; Briley Rivers and his wife Lisa of Ottawa, Kansas; Emily Cooper and her husband Justin of Tulsa, Oklahoma; and the great-grandfather of seven.

A visitation will be held at Anderson-Burris Funeral Home 5:30-7 p.m. Monday, November 26. A memorial service to celebrate Burl’s life will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 27, at Central Christian Church.

Memorials, in lieu of flowers, can be made to Central Christian Church Youth Camp Fund, Emmaus Group Walks or Our Daily Bread, all of Enid. Condolences at

(Submitted by family)

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