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Bennie Carroll Gravitt

Tuesday, September 9, 2003

PRAGUE, Okla. -- Bennie Carroll Gravitt, 57, died Sunday (Sept. 7, 2003) at his home in Prague, Okla.

He was born Sept. 18, 1945, to Leo and Georgie (Loney) Gravitt in Prague.

On Sept. 18, 1963, he married Joyce Burham in McCook. He worked as a retail clerk for various companies. In pursuit of his career, he moved to Australia in 1979. He then moved to California and later back to Prague where he lived for the last 22 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one grandchild, Kaleb Motley; two brothers, Buck and Allen; and one sister, Patty Coleman.

Survivors include his wife, Joyce of Prague; four daughters, Robyn Conley and husband, Tom of Norman, Okla., Erin Motley and husband, Troy of Norman, Jennifer Eaton and husband, John of Prague and Maegin Gravitt of Prague; one brother, Larry Gravitt of Corning, Calif.; one sister, Shiela Douglas of Rogers, Ark.; and five grandchildren.

Services are Thursday, 2 p.m., at Free Will Baptist Church in Prague with the Rev. Randall Miller officiating.

Memorials may be given in his name, in lieu of flowers, to the American Cancer Society.

Resthaven Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements and notice is courtesy of Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook.