April 23, 1953--Jan. 7, 2006
OBERLIN -- Dwight W. Stateham, 52, died Saturday (Jan. 7, 2006) at the Decatur County Hospital in Oberlin.
He was born April 23, 1953, to Elmer Ray Stateham and Cecelia Wanda Slade in Duncan, Okla. He graduated from Decatur Community High School in 1971.
He worked at an automotive parts store.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Cecelia Stateham.
Survivors include a son, Joshua Stateham of Benton, Kan.; daughters, Bethany Stateham of Emporia, Kan., and Charity Stateham of Benton; brother, Bryan Stateham and wife, Susan of Salina, Kan.; one nephew; two nieces; and a granddaughter.
Services will be Wednesday, 3 p.m., at the United Methodist Church in Oberlin with the Rev. Bill Duncan officiating. Inurnment will be at the Comanche Cemetery in Comanche, Okla.
Memorials are being accepted in his name.
Pauls Funeral Home of Oberlin is in charge of arrangements.