The Edmond Sun

April 14, 2014

Monroe Clifton Whitehead

EDMOND —     Monroe Clifton Whitehead, 100, was born November 3, 1913, in Pauls Valley, Okla., to parents William Curtis and Eddie Lee (Ward) Whitehead and passed away April 10, 2014, in Edmond, Okla. He was a decorated WWII Army veteran, having received the Bronze Star. He was a proud graduate of the University of Oklahoma and remained a devoted fan of OU sports. He was instrumental in starting Little League Baseball in Oklahoma and was a Bridge Life Master. He retired from OG&E after 43 years as an electrical engineer.

    He was preceded in death by his parents; wife of 68 years, Genevieve; and daughter, Martha. He is survived by his son, Larry Whitehead; daughters, Ann Dee Zeilinger and husband Scott and Kelli Cooley; two grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; brother, Bill Whitehead; and many other family members and friends.

    Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Memorial Park Historic Cemetery Chapel, 13400 N Kelley Ave, OKC, with interment to follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.

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