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2800 N Van Buren
Enid, OK 73703
Phone: (580) 233-1400
Fax: (580) 233-1408
Vernon Breckenridge

Vernon D. Breckenridge Sr.

Tuesday, March 22nd, 1932 - Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020
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A Celebration of Life service for Vernon D. Breckenridge age 88 of Hennessey will be 1:00 pm Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at the Ladusau-Evans Chapel with Pastor Norris Williams officiating. Burial will follow in the Kingfisher Cemetery under the direction of Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home. The family will receive friends Monday from 5:00-6:00 pm at the funeral home. The family request that everyone wear a mask and social distancing will be required.
Vernon was born March 22, 1932 in Okeene, OK to Fred and Evelyn (Osborne) Breckenridge and went to be with the Lord on December 23, 2020 at his home. He attended Dunbar School and graduated from Langston University at the top of the class. He was a member of the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity. He taught and Coached at Geary High School and Dunbar High School. He worked as a supervisor at Tinker Air Base. In 1964, he came back to the Hennessey community and started farming and ranching. He served on the Board of Regents for Oklahoma State University and all the Land Grants Colleges. He served on several National, State and local boards. He farmed most of his life in the Hennessey community. Vernon married Ruth N. Garrison on March 29, 1952 in El Reno, OK. He was an active deacon at Mt. Zion Baptist Church Hennessey and later at Grayson Missionary Baptist Church, where he served as the Sunday School Superintendent.
He survived by his wife Ruth of the home, three sons; Monte Breckenridge and wife Lydia, Ennis Breckenridge and wife Jane, Thomas Breckenridge, daughter Ruchele Morris and husband David, twelve grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren, three brothers; Ray Dean Breckenridge and wife Lena, Billy Lee Breckenridge and wife Mary, and Bernard Charles Breckenridge Lorretta, brother-in-law, Dale Garrison and wife Marie, along with a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, son Vernon D. Breckenridge, Jr., three sisters; Vera Kenner, Alveta Nichols, and Deloris Moore, and brother Fred Breckenridge, Jr.
Memorials may be made to Grayson Missionary Baptist Church with Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home serving as custodians of the funds.
Condolences may be made online and the service may be viewed online at www.ladusauevans.com .
The family would like to give a heart felt thank you to his caregivers Lillie and Keri.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, December 28th, 2020 | 5:00pm - 6:00pm
    When
    Monday, December 28th, 2020 5:00pm - 6:00pm
    Location
    Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home
    Address
    2800 N. Van Buren
    Enid, OK 73703
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  • Service

    Tuesday, December 29th, 2020 | 1:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, December 29th, 2020 1:00pm
    Location
    Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home
    Address
    2800 N. Van Buren
    Enid, OK 73703
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  • Interment

    Location
    Kingfisher Cemetery
    Address
    Kingfisher, OK 73750

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Bill Johnson

Posted at 02:53pm
As a young college student and best friend of Bernard, I was often in the home and car of Vernon and his lovely wife, Ruth. Vernon's kindness will never be forgotten. My deepest sympathy is extended to the family.
Bill Johnson, Chicago, Illinois
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Gwenette Williams

Posted at 04:05pm
Brother Break, will be miss. He treated our family just like we were his children. When we all get together and we will laugh and just have a good time with each other. Family we love you all,we just a call away.
Sister Gwenette Williams
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Stephanie Wandick

Posted at 08:31pm
Thoughts and Prayers from the family of Harold Breckenridge. I remember visiting when we would go visit great granddaddy (Joseph Breckenridge) on the farm! I remember stopping and visiting the house right off the road.

Love,
Stephanie Breckinridge Wandick
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Teresa Smith

Posted at 04:12pm
Ruchelle, David and the Family,

Stan and I send our condolences and want you to know you are in our prayers.

Stan and Teresa Smith
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Mike Osby

Posted at 03:23pm
Family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you. We were blessed to have Wayne in our lives for so many years, and we'll always be grateful.

Karla, Mike, Michael and Austin Osby
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