Obituary – Wall, Perl Leon

Perl Leon Wall

Class of 1937

1937 Graduation Edition
Perry Daily JournalLeon Wall
Leon Wall

– son of Mrs. May Wall of Perry, was born in Perry on June 19, 1918 and attended the elementary grades in Perry and attended high school in Perry. During his high school career he went out for football. Following graduation he expects to go to A. and M. college.

Perl Leon Wall

June 19, 1918 – August 15, 1989

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the chapel of Brown Funeral home for Leon Wall, 71, Perry.

Wall died at 11p.m. Monday at Mercy Health Center, Oklahoma City.. Rev. Noel Anderson, pastor of the First Presbyterian church of Edmond, will officiate. Burial will be at Grace Hill cemetery. Casket bearers will be Kenneth Coldiron, Claude Dowell, Charles Blair, Bob McDaniel, Don McGrew and Gene Hoskins.

Wall’s grandparents, Charles A. and Sara (Alyea) Brandt, made the Cherokee Strip Run and homesteaded 12 miles north and five miles west of Perry.

He was the son of Edgar Lee and Rosetta Mae (Brandt) Wall and was born at Perry, June 19, 1918. He was married to Dorothea Nadine Hankins on May 9, 1941.

Wall and Bess Hoskins Tommaney were married Sept. 16,1983. He had worked for Boeing Aircraft at Sacramento, Calif., and Wichita, Kan., and had been employed in road construction across Oklahoma.

He was owner-operator of Wall’s Used Cars in Perry for 20 years. Wall was a member of the Perry Chamber of Commerce, the Elks lodge and Rotary International and a Master Mason.

In addition to his wife, Bess Wall, of the home, survivors include three sons, Perl Leon “Lonny” Wall Jr., and Jerry Michael Wall Sr., both of Edmond; and Carter Lee Wall, Corpus Christi, Texas; two daughters, Joyce Ann Wall, Miami, Okla.; and Sara Mae “Sally” Whalen, Houston, Texas; three step-daughters, Eilene Regan, San Jose, Calif.; Patty Tommaney, San Francisco, Calif.; and Linda Lougheed, Lacey, Wash.; a step-son, Joe Tommaney, Tacoma, Wash.; 12 grandchildren, six step-grandchildren and one step-great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his step father, O. O. Carter; and a brother, Edgar Charles Wall.