Funeral services for Sam Hearrell, a longtime Lane, OK resident, were held Wednesday (today), September 25, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the Lane Baptist Church with Bro. Jon Howard officiating. Burial was in Butler Cemetery in Lane, OK with Brown’s Funeral Service of Atoka in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Hearrell was born September 28, 1937 to Alfred Samuel and Jet-tie Leona (Grogan) Hearrell at Olney, OK and passed away September 22, 2019 at his home in Lane, OK with his loved ones around him at the age of 81 years, 11 months and 25 days. He attended Butler Elementary School and Atoka High School and married Linda Ruth (Long) October 9, 1958 at Butler OK. They have celebrated 60 wonderful years together.
Sam proudly served his country in the Oklahoma Army National Guard, worked many years as a heavy equipment operator and drove a school bus for Lane School for many years. He was a member of Lane Baptist Church, served on Lane School Board, served 60 years on the board for Butler Cemetery and was a Lane Volunteer Fireman for many years.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Ruth Hearrell of the home in Lane, OK; children Debbie Brasfield and husband Troy of Lane and Larry Hearrell and wife Julie of Thomas, OK; grandchildren, Ricky Willis, RD Willis and wife Ashley, Newt Bras-field and wife Brooke, and Samantha Hearrell, all of Lane, OK, Nolan Dodd of Stringtown and Carla Willis of Atoka; great-grandchildren, Dax, Gracie and Kindle Willis of Lane, Bailey and Brayden Willis of Jonesboro, AR, Tucker and Harlee Willis, Briar and Blair Brasfield, Kamry Westmoreland, Jase Stiles, and Ryder Westmoreland, all of Lane, OK; sisters, Vada Glenn of Minco, OK and Alpha Cherry of Moore, OK; along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear and loved friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; grandson Rusty Willis; great-granddaughter, Lexie Lee Willis; brothers, James Hearrell, and Robert “Bobby” Hearrell; sisters, Vera Rector, Wilma Golden and Sue Hamilton; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Jack and Ellen Long.
Casketbearers were Ricky Willis, RD Willis, Newt Brasfield, Dax Willis, Tucker Willis, Nolan Dodd, and Glenn Long. Honorary bearers were Jackie Long, Pat Kennedy, Darrell Coats, Owen Prater, Lane Baptist Church Men’s Sunday School Class, Doyle Sheffield, Arthur Crews, Jerry Stephens, Robert Foran, Jess Goodson, Clyde Frost, Charles Robertson and Gary Amiott.
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