Obituary for Braden Hightower-Mora

Ponca City Now - May 1, 2014 12:00 am

Braden William Hightower-Mora of Blackwell, Oklahoma, was called home by the Lord on Wednesday morning, April 30, 2014, at his home at the age of 14 years.

Braden William Hightower was born on November 12, 1999, in Blackwell, Oklahoma, the son of Jorge Lee and Joy DaLynn (Hightower) Mora. He grew up in Blackwell attending Blackwell Public Schools and was currently an eighth grade student at Blackwell Middle School. He was actively involved in football, basketball and baseball and enjoyed fishing, playing video games and socializing with his friends.

Braden was an amazing kid who made such a big impact on everyone he met. He was a very talented boy who loved life and strived to please others.

He is survived by his parents, Jorge and Joy Mora of Blackwell; grandparents, Jeff and Karen Hightower of Blackwell, Jackie Mora of Ponca City, and Jorge Mora of Mexico; two sisters, Faith Swopes of Newkirk and Kirsten Rowe of Ponca City; and two brothers, Bryson Kerr of Blackwell and Christian Mora of Blackwell.

Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Monday, May 5th in the Blackwell High School Auditorium with Rev. Cliff Johnson of the Tabernacle officiating. Burial will follow in the Blackwell Cemetery.

Casketbearers will be Matt Hightower, Zeke Boyer, Jorge Mora, Dustin Beard, Gunar Rigdon, Skylar Saitshik and Ryan Beck. Serving as honorary casketbearers will be Nick Mies, the Blackwell Middle School 8th grade football team and the Blackwell Venom baseball team.

A memorial has been established in his honor with the Blackwell Basketball Boosters in c/o Roberts and Son Funeral Home, 120 W. Padon, Blackwell, Oklahoma 74631.