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Opal Straw, 81, Wichita, Kan., died Saturday, June 3, 2017.
She was born to Olen J. Hubbell and Helen F. "Snider" Hubbell May 5, 1936, in Helena.
Opal graduated from Helena High School in 1955, and then attended Enid Business College. After this, she worked at Central National Bank in Enid.
She married Dale L. Straw on July 30, 1956, and they lived in Helena until 2001, when they moved to Wichita, Kan. She and Dale were married 61 years.
She was a waitress and worked at many different restaurants. Opal collected bells and loved to work crossword, jigsaw and "find the word" puzzles.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Survivors include her husband, Dale of Wichita, Kan.; two children, Ray L. Straw and wife, Glenda of Wichita, Kan., and Arlene Lasater of Oklahoma City; four grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; one brother, Lewis Hubbell and wife, Linda of Helena.
The funeral service for Opal is 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at Helena United Methodist Church, with Len Coulter officiating. Burial follows at Memorial Park Cemetery in Enid, with arrangements by Lanman Funeral Home Inc. of Helena.
Condolences may be made at www.LanmanMemorials.com.
Viewing is 10 a.m.-7 p.m. today, June 6, 2017, with family present 5-7 p.m.
Memorials may be given to Helena United Methodist Church, through the funeral home.
Published on June 6, 2017
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