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Funeral services for Dollie Christine Spillman, a former Atoka resident, will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 16, 2020, at Brown’s Funeral Service Chapel, in Atoka, with Brother Kurt Bloomstadt officiating.
Interment will be in Resthaven Memory Garden Cemetery, at Oklahoma City, with D. A. Bennett officiating.
Services were under the direction of Brown’s Funeral Service, in Atoka.
Spillman was born in Atoka, on December 29, 1931, the daughter of Floyd F. Mobbs and Minnie (Green) Mobbs.
She attended school at Bentley and Atoka High School.
Upon graduation she and best friends, Helen Leuty and Nina Griffith, moved to Houston, Texas, to work as telephone operators. She always sent money home to help her family.
Later the friends moved back to Atoka and she was transferred to Lawton with the telephone company. There she met a special telephone man who became her husband, Amos C. Spillman.
They were married on September 13, 1952.
They were transferred to Oklahoma City with the telephone company in 1954, where she was a stay at home mom to Michael Spillman and Angela (Spillman) Wilson.
She worked other small jobs such as at a cleaner’s, insurance agency and Oklahoma City Public Schools, until Amos’s retirement and they bought a small farm and moved back to Atoka for the next 30 years. She then worked at the Broome Closet and Clyde Sheffield’s Mini Storage for 11 years. After the death of Amos, she moved to Moore, to be close to her children until her death.
Spillman was a member of the Tushka Baptist Church. She enjoyed camping, fishing and skiing with the family, was an excellent seamstress/crafter and cook. Dollie loved going dancing with Amos and seeing all their friends, enjoyed her class reunion, being in the parade, the Bentley reunion and all the family reunions. She enjoyed visiting with everyone, the good food and playing dominoes even winning some trophies!
Survivors include her children, son, Michael C. Spillman and daughter, Angela G. (Spillman) Wilson; grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Melissa D. (May) Breding, husband, Ryan and daughter, Abigail; Sara N. (May) Hale, husband, Brent and children, Jerrod and wife, Katherine, Mason, Teegan and Brayden; Joel M. Spillman, daughter, Sophie and son, Levi; Katie E. Spillman, sons, Jackson and Joey T., Jr.; brothers, Harvey D. Tomlinson, wife, Ellen; and Larry D. Mobbs wife, Paula; sister, Linda K. (Mobbs) Silvers; plus all the many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews, and cousins she loved.
Preceding her in death were her husband, Amos C. Spillman; parents, Floyd Mobbs and Minnie (Green) Mobbs; stepmother, Bonnie Mobbs; paternal grandparents, Fred Mobbs and Emma (Palquitz) Mobbs; maternal grandparents, Roy Green and Maude (Clements) Green; three sisters, infant, Shirley M. Mobbs, Sandra J. (Mobbs) Davis and Ivey P. (Tomlinson) Jackson; six brothers, Oscar F. Mobbs, Terry F. Mobbs, Ernest Tomlinson, Raymond and wife, Bonnie Tomlinson, Jesse Tomlinson, and Bill Tomlinson; father-in-law, Earnest Spillman and mother-in-law, Lillian (Smith) Spillman Harrison; one granddaughter, Amanda J. Spillman; son-in-law, Alvin D. Wilson; sisters-in-law, Dorother Hafner, Dorlene Cook and Donna Brengle; brothers-in-law, Merle Hafner, Paul Cook and Kenneth Brengle; plus numerous other aunts and uncles that she had a great affection for.
Pallbearers are Ryan Mobbs, Brad Silvers, Ryan Breding, Brent Hale, Jerrod Hale and Mason Hale.
Family night was held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., on Tuesday, December 15, 2020, at Brown’s Funeral Service, in Atoka.
Condolences may be sent to the family by email to: [email protected] Please reference the name of the deceased in your correspondence.