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610 S. Duncan St.
PO Box 487
Stillwater, OK 74076
Phone: (405) 372-5550
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Marie Holford

Marie Finch Holford

Saturday June 30, 1928 - Saturday May 30, 2020
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Marie F. Holford, 91, passed from this life on May 30, 2020 in Perry, Oklahoma. Her memorial service will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 5, 2020 at Sunnybrook Christian Church in Stillwater, Oklahoma with her inurnment to follow at a later date at Wetumka Cemetery in Wetumka, Oklahoma.
Marie was born on June 30, 1928 in rural Hughes County, Oklahoma to Orbie and Ella (Anderson) Finch.
She was united in marriage to Mose Holford on May 14, 1947 in Wetumka, Oklahoma.
Marie was a resident of Stillwater most of her life. She served as the house mother for Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity at Oklahoma State University from 1979-2006. Marie was known for always having an open door with a listening ear and a piece of advice. Marie always enjoyed spending time with her friends and family. She loved the Lord and attended South Side Baptist Church.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Mose Holford in 1975; and her parents, Orbie and Ella Finch.
She is survived by her daughters, Elaine Madole and Rick Madole of Cullman, Alabama, Trish and Tom Stokes of Stillwater, Oklahoma; grandchildren, Kim Hearlson of Wellington, Kansas, Brandon Brown and his fiancé Courtney Smith of Edmond, Oklahoma, Ryan and his wife Jillian Madole, and Tessa and her husband Geoff Beaulieu of Edmond, Oklahoma. She is also survived by her great-grandchildren, Kennedy, Ria, Dawson, Hudson, Addie, Sloane, and Ella; and her many “boys” from Alpha Tau Omega.
Marie’s family would also like to give a special thank you to Companion Hospice, Legacy Hospice, Dr. Corby Smithton, her caregiver- Pam Hoover, and her friends at Legacy Park Apartments.
Memorial contributions may be sent to: Alpha Tau Omega-Epsilon Omicron Chapter, Oklahoma State University in honor of House Mom Marie Holford, P.O. Box 2187 Columbus, Georgia, 31902-2187.
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    Friday, June 5th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Friday, June 5th, 2020 11:00am
    Sunnybrook Christian Church
    421 East Richmond Road
    Stillwater, OK 74075
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Tim Clary

Posted at 09:11pm
Mom was wonderful, and I relied on her often during my years at ATO. I will miss her and her advice. God Rest her lovely soul.

Sincerely, Tim Clary | EO | 1983

Andrew Sturm, ATO 2002 - 2006

Posted at 06:57pm
My time in school would not have been the same without you. You always looked out for us and helped keep us out of too much trouble. God bless.
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Brandon, I pray you sense the loving presence of God with you in this time. We love you. Gary, Gwen, and Carlos.
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Elaine & Rick -- I'm so sorry for your loss. Love you guys
Clint Cooke

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