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Lucille Sweetin Dobbs

June 28, 1930 — August 13, 2023

Graveside Service at the Walters Cemetery, Walters, OK, Wednesday, August 16, 2023 at 9:00 a.m., Rev. Steve Mallow and Rev. Tony Elkins officiating under the direction of Hart-Wyatt Funeral Home in Walters. Viewing from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm on Tuesday, August 15th.

Fay Lucille (Spence) Sweetin Dobbs was born to Archie Chester and Susie Catherine (Long) Spence on June 28, 1930 and departed this life in Temple, OK on August 13, 2023 at the age of 93 years, 1 month and 16 days.

Lucille grew up around Headrick and Altus, OK attending several area schools. She married JW Sweetin in 1947 and raised their kids at Geronimo, OK. JW preceded her in 1963 and she later married Les Dobbs in 1969 and he preceded her in 1974. Through the years she owned and operated Lucille’s Beauty Shop and she also cooked at the Geronimo school for 15 years. 

Lucille was a member of the White Shrine and Eastern Star. She loved attending ballgames and rodeos, and was an avid supported of Geronimo Athletics. She also enjoyed gardening and displaying her yard decorations.

She was preceded in death by her parents; 2 husbands, JW and Les; her 3 children, Patsy Ann (Sweetin) McCuiston in 2011, Lonnie Sweetin in 2023 and Dereal “Dewey” Sweetin in 1996; a daughter-in-law, Gilda Sweetin; 7 brothers and sisters, Joy Fortenberry, Rayford Spence, Yvonne Arney, Loyd Spence, Billie Patterson, Roy Spence and Delories Spence; and a grandson, Sandy McCuiston.

Survivors include 8 grandchildren, Dusty McCuiston and Kari of Geronimo, Michelle Beaty and Jamie of Lawton, Alan Sweetin of Walters, Nicole Sweetin of Coppell, TX, Ruben Pesina of Chicago, IL, Kelly Corpuz and Richard of Prosper, TX, Natalie Pesina of Lahaina, HI, and Vince Pesina of Paris, TX; 10 great grandchildren, Codey McCuiston and Tamara of Geronimo, Cole Sweetin of Oklahoma City, KoryAnn Watt and Tyler of Geiger, AL, Lynnlee Sweetin of Walters, Lili Corpuz and Addy Corpuz both of Prosper, TX, Makayla Martinez and Leo Pesina both of Chicago, IL, Jeremias Soto and Sofiah Pesina both of Rockwall, TX; 3 great-great grandkids, Charlotte Gray Watt, Kellie Lynn Watt and Laura Caroline Watt; her daughter-in-law, Silvia Sweetin of Rockwall, TX; a son-in-law, FV McCuiston; other relatives and friends.

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