Funeral Services will be on Thursday, December 11, 2008 at 2:00pm at the Prater-Lampton-Mills & Coffey Funeral Home Chapel, officiated by Pastor Mike Bryant and burial following at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Hugo, OK. Oraneva Merkle, age 101, of Hugo, OK died on December 9, 2008 in Hugo, OK. Oraneva (Eddleman) Merkle was born July 5, 1907 in Calera, Indian Territory. She was preceded in death by her Father and Mother, O.T. Eddleman and Martha Frances (Mead) Eddleman; her Husband Colonel Ernest A Merkle; her Brother Dale and his wife Ruth; and another brother Lex Eddleman and his wife June; her brother-in-law: Simon Parker. She is survived by a Sister, Otie Parker and Brother Jack Eddleman, both of Hugo. Other survivors include her Nieces Martha Dale Wettstain and her Husband Wally; Rickee Pierce; Ann Lynn Bohanon, her Husband Dick; Martha Childs, her Husband Larry; Debbie Atchley and her Husband Gary; Nephew Simon Parker of Hugo; two Great Nephews and one Great Niece. She was a member of Calvary Methodist Church, Paris, Texas.
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