Born: August 29, 1945
Died: February 16, 2013
Willie Alford Coburn, Sr.
1945 - 2013
Willie was born to Leroy and Callie Coburn on August 29, 1945 in Fallis, Oklahoma. He attended school in Meridian, later in Guthrie and after family moved he finished high school in Taft, Oklahoma. Willie was a friend to all and especially loved his children and grandchildren. He was an all around worker in Masonry, Carpentry and dedicated many years to hard work. He met his lving wife of 43 years in 1968 and established a home in 1969. Virigie and Willie were blessed with five children: Anthony (Jennifer) of Enid, Oklaoma, Christopher (Kayla) of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Willie Jr., Jermaine (Sha) and Lisa (Reggie) all of Guthrie, Oklahoma. Two sisters: Cathrine Smith (Nick) of Omaha, Nebraska, Reatha Coburn of Gatesville, Texas and two brothers: James Coburn of Cushing, Oklahoma and John Coburn (Carol) of Guthrie, Oklahoma. And lovingly raised niece Patricia Purefory (Ernest) of Guthrie and three nephews: Larry Coburn (Joyce) of Modesto, California, Clifford Coburn of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Craig Coburn. And, he touched the life of a very special God-daughter, Nancy Winn.
Willie was preceded in death by his parents, five sisters and three brothers. He is survived by his loving wife and five children, seventeen grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews and other relatives, as well as many other friends.
Willie was a little man with a huge love and friendship for all. Until we meet again Willie,
I love you always. . . .Virgie