The Ada News
Graveside services for Albion Lindon Ogee, 81, of Ada, are at 10 a.m. Friday at Memorial Park Cemetery. The Chickasaw Honor Guard will conduct military honors at the cemetery.
A wake service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at Criswell Funeral Home.
Mr. Ogee died Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at his home.
He was born Aug. 20, 1931, in Ada to Lindon A. and Cleo Mary Smyth Ogee. He attended Conway Community grade school and graduated from Byng High School. He graduated from East Central State College in 1957 with a bachelor of science degree in education.
He married Mooniene Perry on Dec. 25, 1952. She served as a Chickasaw Legislator and preceded him in death on Sept. 16, 2006.
Mr. Ogee taught school at Gerty, in Nevada and McLish. Later, he was the Pontotoc County election secretary and a former Pontotoc County commissioner for District 1.
Mr. Ogee was a rodeo rancher and a member of the Citizen Bank Potawatomi Tribe. He served as an Army Infantryman for two years during the Korean Conflict from Nov. 7, 1949, until being honorably discharged on March 17, 1950.
Survivors include a nephew, Don Jackson and his wife, Lynn; two great-nephews, Donald Jackson and Troy Elston; and two great-nieces, Julie Gonzales and Debbie Eaton.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; and a niece, Linda Jackson.
Bearers will be Donald Jackson, Don Jackson, Ronnie Eaton, Tommie Eaton, Robert Prater and Bill Scarborough.
Obituaries may be viewed and online condolences sent to criswellfh.com.
Criswell Funeral Home, Ada