Obituaries

O Dee Drummond January 4, 1931 ~ October 10, 2012

O Dee Drummond, of Morrow, born January 4, 1931 at Bidville, Arkansas, went to meet Jesus on October 10, 2012.  He went in peace among his family at home.

He was an outdoorsman who enjoyed gardening, fishing, and raising rare chickens.  He shared his love of these hobbies with his children and grandchildren. He will be greatly missed by us all.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Dora Drummond; four brothers and two sisters.

He is survived by one sister, Bethel Baskin of Clarksville, AR; seven children, Wilma and Shane Holderly of Rogers, Gerald and Sherry Drummond of Prairie Grove, Diane Tenbensel of Rogers, Ray and Becky Drummond of Prairie Grove, Gloria Smith of Rogers, Sandra and Randy Fitch of Farmington and Danny and Susan Drummond of Morrow; 19 grandchildren and 41 great-grandchildren.

A heart-felt thanks to Ronald D. Lynn of Rogers for his loving care of our dad.

Funeral Services will be 10:00 A.M. Monday, October 15, 2012 at the Bidville Mountain Church with Pastor Steve Curtis officiating. Burial will be in the Bidville Mountain Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2~4 Sunday October 14, 2012 at Beard’s Funeral Chapel.

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    Mary Isaac » 12. Oct, 2012

    I want to express my sincere sympathy to all of the Drummond family at this time, especially to my former daughter in law Miranda. I first met O Dee on October 2, 2010 and he had the Biggest smile that I had ever seen. He will be greatly missed by all that came in contact with him. This comes with warm thoughts and heartfelt hope that, now and always, you will know friends will be with you in thoughts and our prayers go out to all of you, not just for today but the days ahead.

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    Pastor Steve Curtis » 14. Oct, 2012

    To the wonderful Drummond Family: All of you are in my prayers. O Dee was a great man, one I respected and admired. He was a shining example and great role model for how to live a Christian life and lead a family. God bless each of you.

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    Sharon (Hite) Bryant » 14. Oct, 2012

    I have many precious memories of O Dee. He and Dora Mae were such precious, precious people. I can recall his preaching and singing. I remember him as a man who loved his family and his Lord more than anything. He’s with Dora Mae now, and oh what a reunion they are having up there now!!! He has perfect sight, no pain, and not a worry in the world. I know without a doubt God told him, “welcome home, ye faithful servant, welcome home” I heard the song “I’ll be waiting for you” by the McKamey’s, and I’m sure your precious mama was indeed waiting for your daddy. My heartfelt prayers go out to every child, every grandchild, every sibling. This man did indeed touch lives. That is such a blessing and a legacy that he left!!

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    Randy & Linda Bradley » 15. Oct, 2012

    Please accept our deepest condolences on the loss of O Dee. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with all the family during this sad time.

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    Judy Drummond » 16. Oct, 2012

    To the family of O Dee and Dora May, our family loved them dearly, we have lots of memories with them. We will pray for peace with in your hearts, it is so very hard as you know to loose a loved one to death. God is always the answer to our hurt.. Roy and I loved your mom and dad so much.