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Texie Lee Donatucci

Graveside services for Texie Lee Donatucci, 80, Lawton, will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12, 2017, at Highland Cemetery. 

Mrs. Donatucci died Feb. 7, 2018, in Tulsa, where she had resided for many years. 

Texie was born January 1, 1938, at Fort Sill to Reece C. "Tex" Higdon and Mary Lee Goodwin Higdon. She attended Lawton schools, graduating from Lawton High School in 1956 and attended Cameron State Agricultural College for two years.

Texie Donatucci married Lt. Francis J. "Frank" Donatucci January 19, 1963, at Blessed Sacrament Church. She was a homemaker and accompanied her husband to Germany, Fort Knox, Ky., and back to Lawton. She worked 14 years at the Fort Sill PX for S&K Sales Company as a merchandising vendor.

Texie and her husband retired and, together, they opened a picture framing shop known as Tucci Art. Mrs. Donatucci is survived by four grandchildren: Tyler Katherine Donatucci, Norman; Paul Michael Donatucci, II and John Vincent Donatucci, both of Tulsa (and their mother, Crissy Donatucci); and Dominic Donatucci. 

Texie was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Frank, who died in 2009, her son Franc who died in 2015, and her son Paul who died in 2012.

Arrangements are under the direction of Lawton Ritter Gray Funeral Home.

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