Dale Willits

May 9, 1937 - February 14, 2017


Dale Willits was born in Binger, OK on May 9, 1937 to Earl and Mary Willits. He passed away on February 14, 2017 in Cordell, OK at the age of 79. Dale married Janette Paxton on May 3, 1954 in Wheeler, TX. They lived in the Oney area until 1974, then moved to the Sickles community. Dale farmed peanuts for many years. He enjoyed going to his grandchildren's ball games, and he and Janette were honorary Panthers. Dale enjoyed the outdoors, was a member of Highland United Methodist Church, and loved going to auctions.

Survivors Include: his children, Fred Willits and wife Gina of Ft. Cobb, OK, and Darla Marrow and husband Verlin of Ft. Cobb, OK, his grandchildren, Rachelle Clinton and husband Johnny Lee of Carnegie, OK, and Logan Willits and wife Amanda of Weatherford, OK, his great grandchildren, John Thomas Clinton and Alex James Clinton both of Carnegie, OK, his sisters, Ella Jane Robbins of El Reno, OK, and Judy Gray and husband Greg of Ft. Cobb, OK, as well as many other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Mary Willits, his wife, Janette Willits, and his brother, Floyd Willits.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to: Highland United Methodist Church, 24005 N 2540 RD, Ft. Cobb, OK 73038


Services: Highland United Methodist Church, Friday, 10:00 AM, February 17, 2017, Ft. Cobb, OK

Officiating: Rev. Tom Clifton, Rev. Dustin Tackett, and Rev. Mary Irby

Burial: Sickles Cemetery, Lookeba, OK

Services entrusted to Turner Funeral Home, Hinton, Oklahoma. Condolences may be sent to the family at turnerfuneralhomes@gmail.com, turnerfh.net, or you can find us on facebook.com (Turner Funeral Homes).