Floral 24

Dorothy Kellum

December 3, 1929 ~ August 10, 2022 (age 92)


Dorothy (Calhoun) Kellum of Bennington, Oklahoma passed peacefully from this life on August 10, 2022. She was born December 3, 1929, in Sherman, Texas to William Everett and Pearl (Hall) Calhoun. Dorothy married her love, O.D. Kellum in Sherman, Texas on August 5, 1946.
Dorothy lived through the Great Depression. She took care of her home and her family. She enjoyed gardening and canning, as well as sewing, and crocheting. Dorothy was a member of the Midland Community Church in Bennington, Oklahoma.
Those left to cherish her memory are her daughters Regina Hartzell and husband Larry of Norman, Oklahoma, Trudy Casino of Bennington, Oklahoma, and Kathy Minyard and husband David of Bennington, Oklahoma, and son Richard Kellum of Bennington, Oklahoma. Her legacy lives on with her grandsons, Jimmy Minyard and wife Ann of Bennington, Oklahoma, and Connor Hartzell of Norman, Oklahoma, granddaughters Dena Minyard of Bennington, Oklahoma, and Sondra Butler and husband Kenny Mack of Bennington, Oklahoma, great-grandchildren Ashlee Minyard, Harley Minyard, Wade Minyard, Colt Minyard, Kimberly Minyard, Regan Butler, Kutter Butler, Corey Brown and wife Makayla, and Hailey Ensey and husband Steven, great-great-granchildren Shalee, Levi, Embery, Stiles, Aria, Rhett, Whitley, and Wylan, brothers Joe Calhoun of Ardmore, Oklahoma and Don Calhoun of Wade, Oklahoma, and sister Brenda Phillips of Bokchito, Oklahoma.
Preceding her in death are her parents William and Pearl Calhoun, husband O.D. Kellum, one infant son at birth, brothers Dawson, Sonny, and Jimmy Calhoun, and sisters Edith Heath, Norma Harris, and Linda Calhoun.
A funeral service for Dorothy will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 16, 2022, at Midland Community Church in Bennington, Oklahoma with Brother Jay Perry officiating. Graveside service will follow at Bokchito Cemetery. Pallbearers are Wade Minyard, Colt Minyard, Kutter Butler, John Dillinger, Tommy Dillinger, and Todd Dillinger, with Bruce Calhoun and David Calhoun serving as honorary pallbearers.
Family suggests memorials be made to Midland Community Church, 28014 OK 70E, Bennington, Oklahoma 74723.
Services are under the direction of Holmes-Coffey-Murray Funeral Home, 121 North 5th Street, Durant, Oklahoma 74701. www.holmescoffeymurray.com

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August 16, 2022

10:00 AM
Midland Community Church
28014 OK-70E
Bennington, OK 74723

August 16, 2022

11:00 AM
Bokchito Cemetery

Bokchito, OK 74726

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