LENNIE RANDALL, 91, went home to be with the Lord on Aug. 10, 2005 just one day short of her 92nd birthday. Lennie was born Aug. 11, 1913 near Clarksville, Ark. and was the daughter of John Franklin Bridges and Savannah Smith Bridges.

She met Floyd Randall in September of 1933 when she and her brother came to Oklahoma to pick cotton. They were married on March 7, 1934 in Webb, Okla. and celebrated 71 years of marriage last March. Floyd and Lennie made their home in Riverview and the surrounding communities until 1942 when they moved to the town of Vici.

Throughout her life, Lennie lived her Christian faith and shared Christ’s love with her family, friends and neighbors. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother loving nothing better than times spent with her family. She was active in The First Baptist Church of Vici having been a member since 1946. Lennie served as the director on the Building Committee for the current church location, was the director of Vacation Bible School, the church treasurer and led the Women’s Missionary Union. Lennie was also part of the Eastern Star organization achieving Worthy Matron on more than one organization through the Southern Baptist Convention that focuses on building churches throughout the United States. They participated in building churches in Oklahoma, New Mexico and Arizona but more importantly made life-long friends.

In her spare time, Lennie loved to make quilts, watch birds and grow flowers. Her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren are blessed to have the treasured quilts that Lennie made and gave to so many. Lennie also had the gift of writing poetry and telling stories which she shared with her family through the years.

Lennie was preceded in death by three brothers, Noah, Oren, Erna and one sister, Edythe as well as an infant son, Johnny David. She is survived by her beloved husband Floyd, her five children: Floyd Dean and wife, Belle; Coral Jean; Lora June Wingo and husband, Keith; Elwin Earl and wife, Arleta; and Edythe Carol Randall. She also leaves six grandchildren: Jeaneen Pointer, Carol Prewitt, David Randall, Bryan Randall, Alan Randall, Shelia Molsbee, two step-grandchildren: Larry Randall and Lenay Peloquin; and eight great-grandchildren: Kristopher Pointer, Jonathan Prewitt, Kalyn Marker, Dillan and Blake Randall, and Savannah, Desirae, and Logan Randall. In addition, she leaves behind three sisters: Nettie Jacobs, Lucy Jacobs, and Magdalene Dobbs; and one sister-in-law Eula Bridges all of Clarksville, Ark.; one brother, Olen Bridges of Camargo, Okla. and a host of other family members and friends whom she loved dearly.

Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, 2005 at First Baptist Church of Vici with burial at Sunnyside Cemetery under the direction of Shaw Funeral Home.

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