John Lee Ralph, a resident of Schulter, died April 23, 2021 in Henryetta at the age of 91. He was born July 5, 1929 to Pearl (Miller) and Ernest Alexander Ralph in Coalton.
John served in the Army Air Corp during WWII. He married Doretta (Delso) July 12, 1946 in Wichita Falls while in the service. They were blessed with two daughters, Beverly and Yanah, and relocated to Schulter for a time before moving to Okmulgee where he worked at Pittsburg Plate and Glass. John and hhis family moved to Carlsbad, New Mexico where he worked in the potash mines as a mechanic and welder before returning to Schulter, Oklahoma with his family. John was a member of the Schulter Methodist Church, Okmulgee Masonic Lodge and the Scottish Rites Lodge in McAlester where he received his 50 Year pin.
John is preceded in death by his wife, Doretta; parents, Ernest and Pearl Ralph; brothers, William Ralph, Ovid Ralph, Willard Ralph; and sisters, Virginia Ralph Hiber and Norma "Fairy" Spurlock.
He is survived by his two daughters: Beverly Ralph Lance and husband Don of Andrews, Tex., Yannah Ralph Howard and husband Nippy of Carlsbad, New Mexico; three grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, 12 great-great-grandchildren, as well as numerous nephews and nieces.
Viewing and visitation will be Monday, April 26, 23021 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Integrity Funeral Service, 410 East Trudgeon, Henryetta.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday April 27, 2021 at Okmulgee Cemetery (Northside Addition).
Military Honors conducted by Tinker Air Force Base honors Team and Masonic Ceremonies conducted by Okmulgee Lodge No. 199.