Lowell-Tims Funeral Home
1100 E. Tamarack Road
Altus, Oklahoma 73521
Mildred Halcomb, lovingly known to her family as “Grannie” age 96, longtime Altus resident passed away on Saturday, May, 6, 2017 at Altus, OK.
She was born on December 4, 1920 in Hollis, OK, the daughter of Walter Chenault and Mable Mott Chennault. She married Bose Halcomb on February 10, 1938 in Altus, OK and together they lived and raised their family in Altus until he preceded her in death in 1992.
Mildred was an accomplished homemaker. A wonderful cook with some of her specialty’s being cornbread dressing and fried potatoes known to the grandchildren as grannie taters. She enjoyed watching baseball, working word search puzzles and reading the newspaper which kept her up with current events. Mildred was a member of the First United Methodist Church and was a lifetime resident of Southwest Oklahoma.
Grannie loved her family very much. She enjoyed taking care of them and was very proud of their accomplishments. She will be greatly missed but we rejoice in knowing she is finally reunited with her beloved Bose.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bose Halcomb; brother, Bobby Chennault; and sisters, Christine Morrison and Juanita Coffey; and a son-in-law, Butch White.
Mildred is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Bart and Kathy Halcomb of Blair, OK; daughters, Betty Varney and Patsy White, both of Altus, OK; six grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren; special niece and nephew, Anita Ellerbee and Tommy Davlin; several other relatives and friends.
The family will greet friends at visitation from 6:00 pm until 7:00 pm, Monday, May 8, 2017 at Lowell-Tims Funeral Home in Altus
Services will be held at 2:00 pm, Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at the Centennial Chapel at Altus City Cemetery in Altus with Reverend Margery VanOostrum officiating. Interment will follow at the Altus City Cemetery under the direction of Lowell-Tims Funeral Home and Crematory, Altus, Oklahoma.
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