Evertt Cecil Heddlesten

Evertt Cecil Heddlesten was born Monday, August 24, 1931 in Washita, OK to James and Lorena (Hollis) Heddlesten. At 92, he passed away Tuesday, September 26, 2023 in Marlow, Oklahoma at his home. Services were at the Callaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral Home in Marlow, with David Galletly officiating.
Evertt attended school in Washita and lived most of his life in the area. Evertt worked as a diesel mechanic for Southwest Motor Freight in Oklahoma City.
He married Helen Johnson on June 15, 1986 at the Rush Springs Park, and they moved to Marlow where they would spend the next thirty-seven years together.
Evertt enjoyed fishing, woodworking, tractors, and working word puzzles. He also loved spending time with family and telling stories. Evertt was a member of the Church of God in Anadarko.
He was preceded in death by his parents, son, Chester Heddlesten, sister, Gladys Heddlesten, and three brothers, J. B. Heddlesten, Bob Heddlesten, and Paul Heddlesten.
Survivors include his wife, Helen Heddlesten of the home; two sons, Rickey Nunn and wife, Helen, of Marlow and Roger Nunn and wife, Natalie, of Marlow; daughter, Bonnie Cunningham and husband, Don, of Marlow; 8 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, two sisters, Lorena Heddlesten of Chickasha, and Betty Davis of Shawnee, OK; as well as several nieces and nephews.