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Herman Southerland

TIPTON  Funeral for Elmer Herman Southerland, 75, of Tipton, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 10, 2018, at First Baptist Church of Tipton with the Rev. Johnny Flores officiating.

Mr. Southerland passed away Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at his home in Tipton. 

Burial will be in Tipton Municipal Cemetery under direction of Orr Gray Gish & Tipton Funeral Homes.

He was born Nov. 3, 1942, in Chickasha, to Ernest Elmer and Parthena Lucille (Muchmore) Southerland. He attended Laing schools. He worked at the Tipton Farmers COOP until his retirement. He loved OU Softball, fishing, dancing, watching western shows and especially loved sitting outside and visiting with family.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include one daughter, Lisa Kay Lemons; three brothers: Rocky, Bobby and Jeff; eight sisters: Virginia Flores, Barbara Trichell, Peggy Stevens, Oreda Smith, Kay Meza, Patty Flores, Rozelma "Ann" Simpson, and Debora Southerland; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews and cousins.

An online guest book and sympathy cards are available at: or

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