Graveside service for Donna Gayle Otey, 66, of Alex, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 28, 2013 at the Alex Cemetery.
Donna Gayle Otey was born Dec. 21, 1946 in Chickasha, the daughter of Dial Edwin and Frances Ellen (Peavey) Baker. She died March 26, 2013 at her home in Alex.
Donna lived in Alex her entire life. She graduated from Alex High School in 1964 and attended East Central University and Oklahoma College for Women.
She and Larry Joe Otey were married March 1, 1968 in Alex. They farmed in the Alex area from 1968-1985. Donna worked at Chickasha Bank from 1985-1997. She worked as a substitute teacher from 2004-2012. She worked at Alex High School, Lindsay High School and later Ninnekah High School. Donna was a long time Alex Longhorn football fan.
She was a member of the Alex United Methodist Church and was a member of the United Methodist Women’s Group. Donna was known as Nan to many people.
Donna was preceded in death by her husband: Larry Joe Otey on Jan. 18, 2009; father, Dial Edwin Baker; and mother, Frances Ellen Baker.
Survivors include two sons: Jay Otey and wife Amber of Alex and Todd Otey and wife Holly of Alex; grandsons: Kelby and wife Abby, Traycer and wife Krystin, Cody and wife Courtney, Reese, Jacob, Brycen and Sam; great grandsons: Maddox and Cope; a special sister-in-law: Joyce Wyatt of Hydro; many nieces and nephews; special friends: Shirley Wenzel, Phyllis Goyne, and Renee Johnson.
Interment will be in the Alex Cemetery under the direction of Sevier Funeral Home.