Funeral services for Dorthy May (Breger) Roebuck, a Coalgate resident, were held Friday, May 15, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at Brown’s Funeral Chapel in Coalgate with Pastor Eddie Hogue officiating. Burial was in Riley Cemetery in Olney with Brown’s Funeral Service of Coalgate in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Roebuck was born June 9, 1929 to William Monroe and Annie May (Hampton) Breger at Sentinel, OK and passed away May 11, 2020 at Coalgate, OK at the age of 90 years, 11 months and 2 days. She attended school at Olney and married James B. Roebuck on January 20, 1947 at Durant, OK. He preceded her in death on September 14, 1985. Dorthy was a seamstress at Blue Bell/Wrangler for over 25 years. She was a member of the Olney Baptist Church and enjoyed camping, playing solitaire and loved to dance. Dorthy’s greatest joy was spending time with her family and her grandchildren.
Survivors include her sons, Billy Roebuck and wife Sandy of Tupelo and Frank Roebuck and wife Peggy of Coalgate; daughters, Kathy Dutton and husband Earnie of Coalgate and JoElla Perkins and Gearl Archey of Olney; grandchildren, William Rice, Beverly Knight, Crystal Dutton, Earnest Dutton, Archie Roebuck, Billy Joe Roebuck, Rebecca Davis, Anthony Roebuck, Jennifer Washburn, Randy Shockey, Jennifer Mayo, Jonah Roebuck, James Hanna, Johnny Hanna, Debbie Hanna, Christopher Roebuck, James Roebuck, Chayse Roebuck, Sherri Renee Ellis, along with numerous great-grandchildren; sisters, Teresa Gustason and Mary Roebuck, both of Coalgate; step-daughters, Janell Blackman of Mineola, TX and Hiwanna Davis and husband Frank of Surprise, AZ; children she helped raised, Christopher Roebuck, Tommy Dean Roebuck, Tanya Taylor, Kaleb Taylor, Kristen Thompson, Shandi Traylor, Chris Breger, along with many dearly loved family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Dave O’Dell “Moochie” Roebuck; grandson, Tommy Dean Roebuck; stepson, William Riley Roebuck; great-great-grandsons, Skyler Roebuck, Tommy Thompson, Harper Thompson; brothers, Edward Breger, Monroe Breger, Leon Breger, Carl Breger and O’Dell Breger; sisters, Edith Purcell, Marie Taylor and Pauline Hunt.
Casketbearers were William Rice, Ernie “Bro” Dutton, James Hanna, Johnny Hanna, Archie Roebuck, Billy Joe Roebuck, and Anthony Roebuck. Honorary bearers were Jonah Roebuck, Christopher Roebuck, Chayse Roebuck and James Roebuck.
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