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Leon Greb, 88, of Warner, OK, was born December 15, 1928 at Fort Chaffee, AR, the son of Albert and Alice (Williamson) Greb and died Friday, November 10, 2017 at McAlester, OK.
For over 30 years, Leon worked as an inspector for the Missouri Pacific Railroad. After retirement, Leon became a dairy farmer who enjoyed working with his dairy cattle and other animals. Pastimes included spending time with his great-granddaughter and checking on his neighbors.
Survivors include his son, Paul Greb and wife, Kathy, of Keefeton; son-in-law, Bill Adney; special daughter, Betty Cotner; granddaughters, Brandy Greb and Sandra Yarbrough-Greb; great-granddaughter, Shelby; special son, Bo Sample; sisters, Edna Shumway of Fort Smith and Mae Koerdt of Scranton, AR; brothers, Carl Powell of Harris, AR, Bill Powell of Hebe Springs, AR, and Dan Powell of Henryetta, OK; sisters, Jackie Noland of Paducah, KY and Sue Stovall of Paris, AR. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Maudie; daughter, Paula; brothers, Gene, Raymond, Johnny, and George.
Services for Leon will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at the Keefeton Free Will Baptist Church with Reverend Danny Barks and Reverend Cordell Coppin officiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery in Checotah under the direction of Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home of Muskogee.
Pallbearers will be George Marshall, Mack Adney, Tyler Adney, Hairl Adney, Christopher Adney, and Daniel Adney. Honorary pallbearers will be Bo Sample, Dave Villers, and Hoy Parsons.
Published on November 12, 2017
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