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Rena 'Fern' Burch

Memorial service for Rena "Fern" Burch, 76, Cache, will be at 2 p.m. Friday, May 18, 2018, at Grace Fellowship in Lawton.

She passed away Monday, May 14, 2018 at her residence. 

Fern, a.k.a. Meme, was born July 18, 1941, in Terrel, to Richard and Rena (Buchanan) Ewing. She graduated from Lawton High School in 1959. On Aug. 22, 1959, she married the love of her life, Jerry Burch, and they would spend the next 54 wonderful years together before his death in 2013. Fern worked at Wacker's for over 25 years, where she worked her way up to manager. In her free time, Fern loved spending time with her family and friends.

Fern is survived by one son, Jamie Burch, Cache; one daughter, Joni Ward and husband Ricky, Cache; three siblings: Bobby Ewing and wife Loretta, Amarillo, Texas, Carol Cullins, Cache, and Judy Tate, Lawton; her grandchildren: Carrie Atauvich, Cody and Danyel, Amanda Burch and Caleb Williams, Sarah Burch, Zach and Summer Ward, Marcus and Alyssa and Komah M. Battise; nine great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and close friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one daughter, Jeri Burch; and one grandson, Sam Johnson, 

Online tributes may be left for the family at

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