Lonnie  Cryer

Obituary of Lonnie Weldon Cryer

Lonnie Weldon Cryer, age 88, went to be in the arms of Jesus on Sunday, July 17, 2016, at Ardmore, Okla. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm, Thursday, July 21, 2016, at CrystalRock Cathedral of Ardmore with The Reverend Walt Spradling officiating. Interment to follow in Provence Cemetery. Lonnie was born on April 22, 1928, at Powell, Okla., to William Alfred Cryer and Nora Mae (Gray) Cryer. He married Miss Bonnie Lois Moxley on February 5, 1949, at Vernon, Texas. The couple moved to Russett, Okla., and Lonnie worked alongside his father on the family farm. They moved to Ardmore, Okla., in 1950, where he worked as a self-employed carpenter. He worked on many of the homes and businesses in Carter County and surrounding areas. Lonnie became a member of CrystalRock in 1990, gave his life to Christ, and dedicated his life to the service of his Lord. Sunday morning became the only destination he was interested in. When Lonnie’s girls were young, he enjoyed spending his time coaching their softball teams. He loved his family and being with his grandchildren who he loved deeply. His pride and joy was Prissy his miniature dachshund. He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Linda Conyer, son-in-laws Dale Rushing and Skip McCaskill three brothers: Floyd Cryer, Elmer Cryer, and O’Dell Cryer, grandsons: Mark Cryer, Paul Woodruff, and Mitchell Cryer, and great-granddaughter, Stormy Lusk. Lonnie is survived by his wife of 67 years, Bonnie Cryer, daughters: Hedy Cornish, Helen Kyle and husband, Larry, Marsha Clark and husband, Eric, Debbie Rushing, and Vicky McCaskill, and sons: Terry Cryer and wife, Debbie, and Calvin Cryer and wife, Liz. Son-in-law Ronnie Conyer, Fifteen grandchildren, twenty-one great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. Serving as pallbearers will be his grandsons: Kendel Kyle, Kody Kyle, Danny McClendon, Garris Buckaloo, Price Buckaloo, Dakotah Buckaloo, Chasse Stevens, James Cryer, Chance Gage, Matthew Elmore and Aaron Conyer. Honorary bearers will be Tommy Tucker, David Gunsolus, Jay Oxley and Rocky Shockley. Visitation will be held on Wednesday evening, from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm, July 20, 2016, at Griffin~Hillcrest of Ardmore.
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Wednesday
20
July

Visitation

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Griffin~Hillcrest
1610 C St. SE
Ardmore, Oklahoma, United States
580-226-5556
Thursday
21
July

Funeral Service

2:00 pm
Thursday, July 21, 2016
CrystalRock Cathedral
2005 12th Ave NW
Ardmore, Oklahoma, United States

Interment

Provence Cemetery
661 Provence Rd
Ardmore, Oklahoma, United States