Funeral services for RosaLea (Durkee) Antle-Robinson, 92, of Owasso, were held Thursday, March 22, 2018 at Johnson Funeral Chapel in Sperry, OK. Dr. Curtis Linton officiated and burial was in Rest Haven Cemetery in Sperry, OK.
RosaLea was born December 7, 1925 in Tulsa, OK to Charley and Goldia Frances (Higgins) Durkee. She passed away March 18, 2018 in Tulsa, OK.
RosaLea was a housewife that took loving care of 3 children and 2 husbands for more than 70 years. She was a member of the Turley Lions Club. She attended many churches in her life, both Baptist and Pentecost, including Cornerstone Freewill Baptist Church. RosaLea loved to sew, garden, read, and most of all, care for people. By all accounts, her care-giving began in childhood with her tending to and watching over her sisters, Bea, Betty and Catherine.
She is survived by her daughter, Linda K. Accola, M.Ed. of Moscow, ID; son, Ricky L. Antle, Ph.D. and wife Nancy of New Haven, CT; daughter-in-law, Carol Antle; grandchildren, Kristen Accola of Moscow, ID, William V Accola, IV and JoEllen Norton of Sherman Oaks, CA, R. Douglas Cox and wife Tonya of Panola, OK, Elizabeth Antle-O’Donnell and husband Ryan of Hamden, CA, and Benjamin T. Antle of New Haven, CT; great-grandchildren, William V. Accola V of Santa Cruz, CA, Cadence N. Antle of Morris, OK, Samuel R. Accola of Sherman Oaks, CA; Oliver O’Donnell of Hamden, CT; Ashley Michelle Colbert and husband Jason of Panola, OK; Alisha Richelle Cox of Panola, OK; Doralyn Dean Cox of Panola, OK; sisters, C. Beatrice Knight of Owasso, OK and Betty M. Nunley of Owasso, OK; and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, James Thearl Antle; second husband, Carl R. Robinson; son, Jimmy Wayne Antle; son-in-law, William V. Accola, III; grandchild, James Michael Antle; brothers, Freddie Durkee, Charles Durkee and Ray Durkee; and sisters, Christine Fortner, Ruby Durkee, and Catherine J. Rutledge.