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Wilma Sue Bayless Witten


Wilma Sue Bayless Witten, 80, of Purcell died Friday, September 25, 2020, at her home. The daughter of Lee Owen Williams and Julia Fern (Hardage) Williams, she was born August 17, 1940, in Dibble Oklahoma. 

Sue grew up in Dibble and graduated from Dibble High School in 1958. She was a homemaker and was Baptist in faith. In her spare time, Sue enjoyed traveling, working in her yard, and flower gardening. Sue’s greatest enjoyment came from spending time with her family and friends. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Sam Bayless; two infant sisters, Sybil and Mona Jean Williams; four brothers, Doug, Herman, Nelson and Calvin Williams; five sisters, Velma Busby, Zelma Penton, Ida Lou Carr, Adelle Graham and Wanda Finch.

Sue is survived by her husband, Rick Witten and his family of Purcell; one daughter, Cindy Millsap of Purcell; two sons, Tracy Bayless and wife, Jennifer, of Purcell and Keith Bayless and wife, Rachel, of Marlow; seven grandchildren, Casey Millsap and wife, Sarah, of Norman, Megan Millsap of Norman, Ryan Bayless of Norman, Hannah Bayless of Purcell, Reeanna Engle of Ardmore, Kelsie Engle of Ardmore and Jessica Bayless of Marlow; two great-grandchildren, Aniston and Tenley Millsap of Norman; one sister, Merle Argemunti of Houston, Texas; her lifelong friend, Leveda Nickels of Dibble; numerous nieces and nephews and many other loved ones and friends.  

Graveside funeral service and burial were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at Hillside Cemetery in Purcell. Arrangements were under the direction of Eisenhour Funeral Home of Blanchard. Online obituary and guestbook are available at www.eisenhourfh.com.