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OFFICIAL OBITUARY FOR

Charles Delbert Gernand, Jr.

1935 - 2021

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Charles Delbert Gernand, Jr., of Antlers, passed from this life on March 18, 2021. He was born south of Antlers on Sept. 24, 1935, to Delbert and Laura Edith (Jones) Gernand.

Charles was preceded in death by his parents and by his sisters, Donna Hyde, Joan Head, Jane Love and Lorelei Curry.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Ellen (Akins) Gernand, a daughter, Mary Lynne Cooper (husband Earl) of Norman, and a son, Bradley E. Gernand of Durant. He is also survived by a sister, Nadine Self of Hugo and by two grandchildren, Miranda Cooper Beatty of Norman and Megan Cooper Moiser of Ada, and by three great-grandchildren: Cooper Beatty, Archer Beatty, and Barrett Charles Beatty. Barrett Charles was named in Charles's honor.

Charles, a veteran of the U.S. Army, was a building contractor. At the time of his passing he and Mary Ellen had been married for 66 years.

Private services will be held at a later date.

Cremation services are under the direction of Serenity Funeral Service in Antlers, Oklahoma.

 

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Brenda Tomlinson

March 28, 2021 10:19 AM
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I am so very sorry for the loss of your husband, father, grandfather, uncle, brother, Charles💔 Please know that you are all in our thoughts & prayers 🙏🏼❤️🙏🏼 Ronnie & Brenda Tomlinson

Joellen Wheeler

March 22, 2021 6:39 PM

My sympathies are with all of you. I know how hard it must be for everyone.
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Joyce Brooks

March 21, 2021 3:32 PM

Mary and family, I’m so sorry for your loss.

Hattie Emery

March 18, 2021 11:33 PM
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Mary, 
I was so saddened to hear about Charles. My thoughts and prayers are with you and family at this difficult time.

Rhonda Wade

March 18, 2021 1:38 PM
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