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Ellen Ogden, 93, of Quinton, died Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at her home.
The family will receive friends at Brumley-Mills Funeral Home in McAlester today from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Funeral services will be Friday at Quinton School Event Center at 2 p.m. Burial will follow at Featherston Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons and great-grandsons.
Honorary pallbearers will be J.O. Sparks, Jimmy Davenport, Dalton Spicer, Donald Mathis, Ken Bacorn and Ray Cloud.
Ellen was born on March 8, 1924, in McAlester, to W.C. and Clara (Bassett) Wallace. After earning her bachelor's degree, she spent over 20 years teaching elementary school in the Quinton area.
She was a member of the Home Extension and the Retired Teachers Association.
She enjoyed cooking, quilting and gardening, but especially loved playing with her grandkids and great-grandkids.
She was a longtime member of Featherston Baptist Church.
Ellen is survived by her children and spouses, Linda and Kenneth Brunson, of Quinton, Sandy and Herman Doctor, of Tulsa, Glenn and Paula Ogden, of Quinton, Wayne and Martha Ogden, of Quinton, and Jayne Lynch, of Quinton; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren, and a sister-in-law, Montice Wallace.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Doc Ogden; three grandsons; three great-grandchildren; two brothers, and three sisters.
The family wishes to express a special thanks to Tamara Ballard and Lori Davis for having so much compassion, love and patience in their care of our mother.
Published on March 8, 2018
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