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Jerry Leon Clopton, 65, a lifelong resident of Fort Gibson, Ok, passed away Monday, July 3, 2017 in Tulsa, Oklahoma with his loving family by his side. Jerry was born September 19, 1951 in Fort Gibson, OK to Sam and Bertha (Brundage) Clopton. He married the love of his life, Dardanella Pearl Clopton, a marriage that lasted 41 years until her passing on July 14, 2016. Jerry spent many hours hunting and fishing, but his passion was spending time with his great grandson, Jackson. Jerry retired from Arkhola Sand and Gravel as a heavy equipment operator.
Jerry is preceded in death by his wife; Dardanella Pearl Clopton; his parents; brothers, Junior and Glen Clopton; sister, Wanda Maddocks; great granddaughter, Maysi Rae Barnett.
He is survived by his children; Amy Jean Clopton and husband Anthony Szabo of Fort Gibson, Randy Leon Clopton and wife Brandy of Fort Gibson, grandchildren; Devan Clopton, Meagan Clopton, Rayne Clopton, Chelsea Gilfillan; great grandchildren, Jackson Stewart, Madison Padilla, Leannah Smith; brother, Jean Clopton, sisters; Joyce Jordan, Linda Snow, Ann Smith and Judy Yandall along with many nieces and nephews and many more loving family members and a host of friends.
A memorial service celebrating Jerry's life will be held 1:00PM, Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Clifford D Garrett Family Funeral Home Chapel in Fort Gibson with Reverend Don Fowler officiating.
The family of Jerry Leon Clopton has entrusted his cremation and service to Clifford D Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service 1224 E Poplar/PO Box 1973 Fort Gibson, OK 918-478-2555.
Online condolences may be left at clifforddgarrettfamilyfh.com
Published on July 27, 2017
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