Obituary for Leamon McDaniel

Ponca City Now - January 25, 2014 12:00 am

Leamon Lee McDaniel, resident of Ponca City, went home to be with God on January 23, 2014.

Leamon was born October 23, 1935 in Dothan, Barbour County, Alabama, the son of Bruce McDaniel and Ethel (Peterson) McDaniel. He attended the Dothan area schools. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dothan and his enjoyments included fishing and dancing. He had lived in Ponca City for the past 15 years.

He leaves to mourn and cherish his loving family, sister Cherry Alexander of Ponca City, nieces Patricia McCree, Mary Madison and Sharnice Alexander, all of Ponca City, Loretta Tucker of Saginaw, Michigan, Laveda Tucker of Arizona; nephews Earnest Alexander Sr. of Ponca City, Arthur Johnson of Birmingham, Alabama and Willie Johnson, also of Birmingham; as well as a host of great nieces, nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Bruce and Ethel McDaniel; sisters Ruth Johnson, Ruby Mathis, Versie Tucker, Vissie L. King and Lillie M. Lee; as well as one brother, Willie D. McDaniel.

The family would also like to say thank you to those that cared for Leamon at the Ponca City Nursing and Rehab, Shawn Manor Nursing Home and Hospice of North Central Oklahoma.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, January 27, 2014 at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Ponca City with Rev. Tim Johnson presiding. Arrangements are under the direction of Grace Memorial Chapel.