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Funeral service for Truman Don Hamlett, 82, of Amber, Oklahoma was held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at the Southern Oaks Church of Christ in Chickasha. Wade McKnight officiated.
Truman Don Hamlett was born the son of James R. Hamlett and Mabel Griffith Hamlett on September 24, 1935 in Portales, New Mexico. He died on January 6, 2018 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Don entered the United States Air Force as a young man. During this time he completed his G.E.D. and met his wife, Stella Catron, whom he married in 1956. He went to work for El Paso Natural Gas for 38 years working all over New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. After his retirement, they moved to Amber. He was a member of the Southern Oaks Church of Christ.
Don was preceded in death by his parents; brother Bernard Hamlett; and sisters Christin Luce and Zola Canada.
Don is survived by his wife Stella M. Hamlett; son Davey Don Hamlett; daughter Gayle Boroughs and husband Bradley; daughter Linda Shipman and husband Larry; three grandchildren Shelby Shipman and wife Kate, Skyler Boroughs and wife Carlie, and Sierra Hunter and husband Cameron; and five great-grandsons Izaiah Don, Tristan Levi, Oliver Jace, Zayn Michael and Mason Garrett.
Interment was in the Shay Cemetery in Shay, Oklahoma. Services were under the direction of McRay Funeral Home.
Published on January 10, 2018
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