Class of 1934

Jack Byron Queen

June 6, 1916 – September 27, 1996

Jack B. Queen, 80, 6 South Seventieth, Duncan, formerly of Perry, died Friday, Sept. 27, 1996, at Duncan Regional hospital.

Military graveside services are set for 10 a.m. Tuesday at Duncan city cemetery. Rev. L. B. Flanigan will officiate. Memorials may be made to the Western Heights Vision Fund, Oklahoma Baptist Children’s Home or the charity of the donor’s choice.

Queen was born in Perry June 6, 1916, the son of John Byron and Juanita (Sears) Queen. He was a long-time Duncan resident and was a mechanical engineer with Halliburton company prior to retiring.

He was a veteran of World War II, having served with the United States Army Air Corps.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Lavern. He and Elza M. Doye Ford were married Oct. 6, 1978.

Queen was a member of the American Legion, Masonic lodge, Black Beaver Boy Scouts of America and the board of directors of the Halliburton company and the Stephens County Historical museum. He was a member of Western Heights Baptist church.

Survivors include Mrs. Queen, of the home; three sons, J. Bob Queen, Velma, OK, Danny P. Ford, Duncan, and Steven L. Ford, Lawton; one daughter, Deborah L. Mason, Myrtle Beach, CA; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.