Bedford was born on April 20, 1944, in Eufaula, Oklahoma to Thomas A.
and Bertha L. (Guinn) Bedford. He was baptized at an early age at Fame,
Oklahoma. He attended Fame and Stidham Schools graduating from Stidham
High School in May 1962. While attending Connors College, he played baseball
and played baseball in Muskogee with the American Legion.
preceded in death by his parents, brothers Thomas L., Joseph Roy, and
Clifford Lee Bedford, his sisters, Johnnie Mae Kirkpatrick, Betty Rodgers,
Patsy Wilson, and Sharon Bedford, his father-in-law, Rev. Daniel Phillips,
Jr., his brother-in-law, Daniel D. Deere, his nieces Chana D. Loma, and
Kamdyn D. Middleton.
Honorary pallbearers are Larry Jennings, Fred Bedford, Wayne Cook, Lea Ann Cook, Stanley Rippy, Lewis Bedford, Jerry Bedford, Steve Bedford, Ben Brown, Eldon Northcutt, Thomas McIntosh, Danny Edwards, Steve Hooten, Phillip McIntosh and Nick Pendley.
Pallbearers are Richmon Colbert, William Middleton, Michael Deere, Daniel Deere, Jesse Anderson and Stoney Wilson.
will be held 2:00 p.m., Saturday, November 19, 2011 at the First Baptist
Church with Reverend Kenneth Loma and Clifford Wayne Anna officiating.