NAME: Ernest "Ernie" Earl Elwood, age 76, a longtime Coalgate resident, formerly of California.
BORN: He was born on April 23, 1940, to Clyde and Mabel (Randall) Elwood, at Benkelman, NE.
PASSED AWAY: Ernie passed away on November 26, 2016 at Coalgate, OK.
AGE: 76 years, 7 months and 3 days.
EDUCATION: He graduated from McCook High School in Nebraska.
OCCUPATION: Ernie was a Truck Driver
MILITARY: A veteran, he proudly served his country in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War.
MARRIED: He married Marilyn Lee Lewis on September 15, 1979 at Carson City, NV
CHURCH AFFILIATION, HOBBIES AND OTHER AFFILIATIONS: Ernie was a member of the Local 85 Teamsters Union in California, Cornerstone Praise & Worship Church in Coalgate and the American Legion. He loved hunting deer & elk. He hunted elk in Oregon & Washington. He loved fishing for catfish, working his cattle & riding horses. He was a loyal fan of watching football, he cheered on the San Francisco 49er’s and the Nebraska Corn husker’s. He enjoyed watching Nascar Racing also.
WIFE: Marilyn Lee (Lewis) Elwood of the home
SON'S: Jack Ogletree & wife Lori of Madera, CA
Shannon Elwood of Maui HI
DAUGHTER'S: Stacey Major of Riverside, CA
Angelica Bailey & husband Cheyanne of Ada, OK
SISTER'S: Grace Elmore & husband Delwin of Holdrege, NE
Joyce Cooper of Wellington, KS
GRANDCHILDREN: Cody Ogletree & wife Brittany of Honolulu, HI
Wesley Ogletree of Riverside, CA
Kristen Price & husband Clinton of Madera, CA
Kevin Cox & wife Katrina of Madera, CA
Kim Fowler & husband Gary of Madera, CA
Vanassa Elwood of Sacramento, CA
Charles Major of Coalgate, OK
Ashley Major of Coalgate, OK
6-GREAT GRANDCHILDREN: Samuel, Wyatt, Bentley, Ayla, Isiah, Jeremiah
Along with numerous nieces, nephews & other relatives an loved friends.
PRECEDED IN DEATH BY
PARENTS: Clyde and Mabel (Randall) Elwood
SISTERS: Violet Aman, Pearl Edlefson, Betty Cole
BROTHERS: Bill Elwood, Butch Elwood, Frank Elwood
INFANT SISTER: Lucille Elwood