Goldie Marie Spencer Dean, seventy-two, of Waurika, Oklahoma, formerly of Dublin, Texas, passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2006, at the Jefferson County Hospital in Waurika, Oklahoma. Goldie was born September 18, 1933, in Grady County, Oklahoma, to Jesse and Alice Bourlon Spencer. She was a bookkeeper for many years. She also worked as a home health nurse. She was employed by Lawton IHS in the business office as a voucher examiner. Goldie was a descendant of the Wilmette Family of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation.
Survivors include: four daughters - Jackie Deerinwater, Patty Ratliff, Michel Roberts, and Stephanie Dean; two brothers - Jesse Spencer and Ray Spencer; four sisters - Ruby Boswell, Colleen Langan, Anabelle Ross, and Carolyn Sue Teal; fifteen grandchildren; and eleven and one-half great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Vernon Boyd Dean, Jr., five brothers, and one sister.
Funeral services for Mrs. Dean were at 2:00 PM, Saturday, February 25, 2006, at the First Assembly of God Church in Byers, Texas, with Rev. Eric Roberts officiating. Burial was in the Waurika Cemetery, under the direction of Dudley Funeral Home of Waurika.