August 3, 1939 - December 24, 2007
View the image gallery Opal Josephine, daughter of Opal (Meneffee) and Clyde Whitely was born on August 3, 1939 in Alva, Oklahoma. She passed away at her daughter, Jackie's home in Tulsa on the 24th of December at the age of 68 years, 4 months and 21 days. She attended the Alva School System. Miss Whitely was married to Edgar Leland Campbell on July 21, 1956 in Alva, Oklahoma. To their marriage seven daughters, Jolene, Kathy, Rita, Connie, Ida, Jackie and Tami were born. Edgar passed away at their home on July 5, 1982. Following their marriage they made their home in Alva. Josephine was married to Gene Bush on February 14, 1987 at his parent's home in Waynoka, Oklahoma. Gene passed away on November 22, 1997 at the Seiling Municipal Hospital. After their marriage they made their home in Alva. They worked at the Canton Lake Park and spent the winters in South Texas. Josephine loved spending time with her grandchildren, camping, knitting and crocheting She was a member of the Alva First Church of the Nazarene having been baptized with her husband Edgar on September 17, 1961 by Reverend Alvin Turner. Mrs. Bush was preceded in death by her five daughters, Jolene, Kathy, Rita, Connie and Ida, her parents, a sister, Maryann Whitley, two brothers, Vernon and Charles. Josephine is survived by her two daughters and their husbands, Jackie and Danny Durham of Mounds and Tami and Dusty Girton of Gage, four grandchildren, Jeremy and wife Christina Durham, McKayla, Riley and Brendan Girton. Two sisters, Arlene Hada and Debbie and her husband, John Anderson all of Alva, two brothers and their wives, Darrell and Linda of Alva and Gary and Elaine of Cherokee. Several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. PDF Printable Version
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