Ila Vetrice Pewitt , age 77, was born January 14, 1939 in Fleetwood, OK, the daughter of Lester Porner Duncan and Ila Ione (Shaw) Duncan and had lived for the past 10 years in Hugo after living most of her life in the Ryan, OK area. She married Francis Melvin Pewitt on January 10, 1975 in Juarez, Mexico. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents and siblings, J.A. Duncan, Ervin Duncan, Shirley Milligan and Roberta Smith.
Ila was employed as a cafeteria cook with the Waurika Public School System, Waurika, OK for a number of years. She enjoyed sewing and crocheting and loved watching westerns. Ila was affiliated with the Church of Christ.
SURVIVORS INCLUDE: one son, Billie Don Wright and companion, Jo of Hugo, OK; three daughters, Kay Stephens and husband, Dennis of Belton, TX, Barbara Beesley and husband, John of Hugo, OK and Connie Uptergrove and husband, Dale of Lone Grove, OK; grandchildren, Kanisha Wright, Andrea Wright, Kylie Allardin, Dennis Stephens, Chris Stephens, Jenny Black, Dusty Black, Tommy Uptergrove, Jeff Uptergrove,
Rebecca Evans and Crystal Jones; 24 great grandchildren; one brother, Bobby Ray Duncan of Robert Lee, TX; three sisters, Janet Wright of Arlington, TX, Faye Smith of Arlington, TX and Stella Duncan of Hugo, OK; several nieces and nephews along with many other relatives and friends.
Place: Terral Church of Christ ~ Terral, OK
Date: Friday ~ October 21, 2016 Time: 1:00 P.M.
Officiating: Bro. Todd Davis
Interment: Terral Cemetery ~ Terral, OK
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