Kenneth Willis Priddy of Mannsville stepped into Heaven on Saturday March 9th, 2019 at the Brookside Nursing Home in Madill at the age of 85 years, 11 months, and 6 days. Kenneth was born on April 03, 1933 in Greasy Bend Oklahoma to the late Calvin C. Priddy and Annie (Ingle) Priddy. Kenneth was raised in the Mannsville area for the most of his life.
He met and married Rachel Jones in August of 1953 a union that would last 63 wonderful years. Rachel preceded him in death on March 31, 2017. In 1968 Kenneth and his family moved to California where they lived for 5 years. In 1973 Kenneth and his family moved back to Oklahoma where he lived the remainder of his life.
Kenneth enjoyed playing horseshoes and even had the opportunity to participate in the World Horseshoe Pitching Contest. Kenneth also enjoyed praising his Savior through singing and playing gospel music. In September of 2018 Kenneth married Oleta Rutherford in Roseburg, OR.
Kenneth is survived by:
Oleta Priddy of the home
Rick Priddy & wife RaDonna of Mannsville, OK
Kirk Priddy & wife Deanna of Mesquite, TX
Karen Goodin & husband Robert of Tishomingo, OK
Retha Henry & husband Will of Pauls Valley, OK
Arbie Priddy of Ardmore, OK
Bonnie Pelham of Bridgeport, TX
Darwettia Thompson & husband Don of Binger, OK
Kenneth is also survived by 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren
Kenneth was preceded in death by:
Calvin C. Priddy & Annie (Ingle) Priddy
Funeral services to celebrate Kenneth's life will be held on Friday March 15, 2019 at 2 PM at the Ravia Church of God with Reverend Brandon Henry officiating assisted by Reverend Lynn Gibson. Interment will follow in the Lone Cedar Cemetery in Mannsville with Ray Priddy, Russell Priddy, Isaac Goodin, Jeremy Hall, Matt Henry & Kenny Henry serving as pallbearers. Jeramy Sellers, Jerry Sellers, & Scott Sellars will serve as honorary pallbearers. The family will receive friends on Thursday evening from 6-8 at the funeral home. Services are under the direction of Tishomingo Funeral Home.
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