unknown - February 29, 2012
Grace Mary Jones Burd Gorthy, 92, passed away peacefully Feb. 29, 2012, at home in Lawton, OK.
She is survived by her children, Kenneth Jr., Merritt, and William Burd, Rosalie Mastropietro, and Mary Lou Gorthy; three stepchildren, Robert and Daniel Gorthy, and Donna Carrow; her two sisters, Kay Ranger and Marlene Peck; and her close friend Dorothy Olds. Also surviving are 31 grandchildren; 53 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her first husband, Kenneth H. Burd in 1968, her second husband, Robert Gorthy in 1989; three brothers, Robert and Alfred Jones, Lelynn Brown; and a sister Dorothy Gadwaw.
Services: 11 a.m. Saturday, June 9, at R.H. Schepp & Son Minoa Chapel. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Minoa. Calling hours: 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, 109 East Ave., Minoa. For directions, florists, or a guestbook, please visit scheppfamily.com. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to the Friends of the Wichitas, P.O. Box 7402, Lawton, OK 73506.