Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

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Harlon Lavern Hyde

Born:06/06/1930 Died:03/06/2009 Maiden Name: n/a Honorific: n/a

Harlon Laverne Hyde, 78, of Caddo, passed away March 6, 2009, at the Medical Center of Southeastern Oklahoma. He was born June 6, 1930, in Caddo to Emma Jackson and Thomas Hyde. He married Betty Jo Haddock on December 9, 1950, in Big Lake, Texas. Harlon was a devoted husband, father, and grandpa. He was known as an old-fashioned cowboy who loved the outdoors and livestock. He was a lifetime member of the Caddo Round-up Club and was presented the Pioneer Award in 2003. He was a member of the Bryan County (CHA) Coon Hunter’s Association and a proud member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. Harlon has been a member of the First Baptist Church of Caddo since April 22, 1965. He will be remembered as a great friend to many as he enjoyed visiting friends at the local coffee shop and friends at home. Harlon was preceded in death by his parents, Emma Jackson and Thomas Lee Hyde; sister, Barbara Haddock; brothers, Neal and Don Hyde; and nephews, Audie and Roger Haddock. Survivors include his wife, Betty Hyde of the home; daughters, Paula and husband Randy Wingfield of Caddo, Claudene and husband Rex Williams Jr. of Calera, and Patty and husband RD Mink of Blue; brothers, Thomas Hyde of Tushka and Wayne Dean of Elk City; step-sisters, Delores and husband John Casal of Grandbury, Texas and Vivian and husband Robert Dunn of Grand Prairie, Texas and brother-in-law JR Joines of Caddo. Grandchildren include Joe Wingfield, Caddo; Josh and Kenna Wingfield, Albany; Trish and Wes Singleton, Calera; Tra Williams, Calera; Trina Dunegan, Mead; Autumn Williams, Oklahoma City; step-grandchildren include Laura and Jay Morgan, Velma; Jenifer and Jamie Shirley, Ardmore; and Vanessa and Mike Herron, Durant. Great-grandchildren are Mackenzie Singleton, Calera; Hunter Wingfield, Albany; Rowdy and Roper Swanson, Durant; and Jaxon and Jordan Shirley, Ardmore; numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.