Mary M. Domstead

Posted in: Obituaries
Feb 12, 2013 - 1:55:20 PM

Mary M. Domstead, 84, of Duncan passed into her Savior’s hands on Saturday, Feb. 9, in Marlow.
Graveside services were held Monday, Feb. 11, at the Duncan Municipal Cemetery, with the Rev. Arnold Nelson officiating. Arrangements were entrusted to Don Grantham Funeral Home in Duncan.
Mary was born July 29, 1928, in Oilton to Jefferson W. and Lucille (Kinney) Wadley. She married Billy (R.E.) Domstead on Nov. 13, 1947, in Coyle. They were blessed with two children, Billy Eugene on June 21, 1951, and Brenda June on Jan. 11, 1954. Mary was a member of the First Christian Church and loved the Lord with all her heart. She followed her husband through the oilfield years in Marlow, Duncan, Ardmore and Velma as he worked for Texaco, Inc., Bovaird Supply, M & M Supply and Wilson Supply.
Later in life, Mary began to write poetry; and her book, From an Oilfield Brat to a Child of the King, a compilation of her poetry and prose, was her most completed work. She was honored with inclusion in Who’s Who Among American Women, and her writing was published in Ideals magazine. Mary was a great wife, mother, grandmother and poet who will be greatly missed.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Okie Belle Baker; two brothers, Curtis Wadley and J.W. Wadley; and a grandson, Jefferson Wesley Wagner.
Survivors include her husband of 65 years, Billy R.E. Domstead of Marlow; a son and daughter-in-law, Billy and Valerie Domstead of Marlow; a daughter and son-in-law, June and Billy Ward of Duncan; two grandsons, Michael Domstead and wife Sarah of England, and Rob Wagner and wife Keri of Broken Arrow; a granddaughter, Becky Rynas and husband Nate of Tucson, Ariz.; and four great-grandchildren, Isaac Wagner, Hadley Wagner, Claire Rynas and Evan Rynas.
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