Vernon Lucile Finklea, age 77, of Lawton passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at Monte Vista Rehabilitation and Skilled Care in Lawton.
Vernon was born in Fairhope, Alabama to Major and Carvin (Ford) Finklea on January 11, 1943. She grew up and attended school in Alabama. After the passing of her sister, Batty Jean Bryant, she moved to Lawton to live with niece Frankie Lynn Williams, where she lived for the past eleven years. Vernon leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews as well as great-great nieces and nephews, she was the last of her siblings to pass away. Vernon will be truly missed.
Preceded in death by her parents, Major and Carvin Finklea; nine siblings, Major Finklea, Johnny Finklea, Sandy Finklea, Albert Finklea, Robert Finklea, Mary Ella Coleman, Odela Finklea, Lucinda Coleman and Batty Jean Bryant along with numerous other relatives and close friends.
God whispered in your ears, its time my daughter. A time to live, a time to die, a time to laugh and a time to cry, this time my daughter it’s a time to end. No worries my daughter, I have prepared a place for you to live forever, come my daughter come. – Frankie Lynn Williams
My life here has end! I say to you don’t you cry for it was time for me to say my goodbyes! Be strong each and every one of you, because God has called me home, but I say to you be strong and keep the legacy going on as I travel to Heaven on this road alone. – Frankie Lynn Williams
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