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Vera Desjarlais

Graveside service for Vera Desjarlais will be Friday, June 14, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Fort Sill National Cemetery, Elgin, Oklahoma.

Arrangements are under the direction of Becker-Rabon Funeral Home.

Vera Desjarlais, 83, Lawton, passed away Sunday, June 9, 2019 at her home in Lawton. She was born in Bearden, Oklahoma on April 16, 1936 to Benjamin Franklin and Berle (Dunn) Morris, Sr. She married Roger Elvis (Keno) Slagle in 1954. He passed away in 1967. She later married CW3 (Retired) Raymond Roger Desjarlais on April 20, 1968. Vera enjoyed a long and happy life with Raymond until his death on December 13, 2015. Vera was a military wife that traveled to Europe and the United States with her family. She was a homemaker and a phenomenal seamstress and quilt maker. In her younger years, she was an avid bowler and held an average of 165 on a league team. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 306.

Vera is survived by her daughter Diana Holman of Louisiana, a son Roy Slagle and wife Lisa, four grandchildren and several great grandchildren.

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