(Photo courtesy Carol Benskin Beckman)
Grave marker for Virgil F. Mullennax in the
Stroud Cemetery, Stroud (Lincoln County), Oklahoma
Death Notice –
Virgil F. Mullennax
Retired Sheet Metal Mechanic
Funeral Services: Parks Brothers, Stroud, OK
Tulsa World (November 4, 1998, Pf A10)
Virgil Franklin Mullennax of Stroud, died
in Claremore on Tuesday, November 3, 1998. He was 72.
Graveside services will be held at the Stroud Cemetery at 2 p.m., on
Friday, November 6, 1998 with Rev. Ronald Allton officiating.
Burial will follow in the Stroud Cemetery under the direction of
Parks Brothers Funeral Home, Stroud.
He was born in Maramec, OK on January 8, 1926 to James A. and
Ethel May (Carlisle) Mullennax. He married Ortha Norton in
Bartlesville on August 12, 1949.
Mullennax was a Stroud resident for the past 10 years, moving here
from Ponca City. He was a retired sheet metal mechanic.
He served in the United States Army Air
Corp [sic] in the 82nd Air- borne Division during WWII, He
was a member of the American Legion and VFW of Stroud, the
Oklahoma Airborne Association, the *Virgil Mullennax Chapter of
Airborne Association, a past president of the Ponca City
Handicap Club, and was affiliated with the First Christian
Church in Stroud,
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and one
Survivors include his widow, Ortha Mullennax of the home; two sons
and daughters-in-law, Scott and Salle Mullennax, Broken Arrow
[OK]; and David and Jan Mullennax, Moore [OK]; two
grandchildren, Megan ad Mason Mullennax, Broken Arrow [OK].
VIRGIL MULLENNAX ALL AIRBORNE CHAPTER is still in operation (as
of December 2010)
Steven C. Foley, Chairman,
1621 W. Delmar St.
Broken Arrow, OK 74012-6834
L. Jerry Ring, Secretary
324 East 2nd St.
Stroud, OK 74079-4229