The Woodward News

Obituaries

February 11, 2013

Donetta Faye Castle

Woodward, Okla. — Donetta Faye Castle, daughter of Lacey and Clara (Farleigh) Gaston was born in Woodward, Oklahoma on September 30, 1949 and passed from this life in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on February 5, 2013 at the age of 63. Donetta was raised in Woodward attending Woodward Public Schools. She graduated from Woodward High School in 1967 then attended Aladdin Beauty School.

Donetta married Cecil Spake and they made there home in Vici, Oklahoma. Cecil passed from this life on September 10, 1975. On September 30, 1977 Donetta married Jackie Castle in Woodward, Oklahoma at her twin sister Bonetta’s house. They made their home in Vici, Oklahoma. The family owned and operated a Sinclair Filling Station in Vici and spent most of there time running it. Donetta was the clerk for the City of Vici and also was a Hairstylist. The last several years she was a Social Worker at the Vici Nursing Home.

Donetta was a member of the VFW Auxiliary. She loved going fishing at Bakers Pond and bank fishing on the rivers. She also loved to dance and crotchet. She was always up to playing a game of pool or a card game with family and friends. She was baptized during her youth years and was attending Sunday Church Services at the Vici Nursing Home.

Donetta was preceded in death by her husband Cecil Spake, parents, Lacey and Clara Gaston, twin sister, Bonetta Mae Hunter, brothers-in-law, Clifford Hunter and Harry Janzen and sister-in-law, Nita Kay Gaston. She is survived by husband Jack Castle of Vici, Oklahoma; sisters, Janet Janzen of Amarillo, Texas and Joyce Morgan and husband Henry of Woodward, Oklahoma; brother, Mel Gaston of Elk City, Oklahoma; 4 aunts, 1 uncle, nieces, nephews, other family, a host of friends, and the staff at the Vici Nursing Home.

Graveside services were held on Saturday February 9,2013 at the North Persimmon Cemetery, Sharon, Oklahoma. Condolences may be made to the family at shawfuneralhome.net

 

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