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William Luther Yow

March 11, 1929 January 6, 2019
William Luther Yow
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Obituary for William Luther Yow

William Luther Yow, 89, of Elk City, Oklahoma was born on March 11, 1929 in Magazine, Arkansas. He is the son of Paul William Yow and Ora Jency Wingfield. He went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, January 6, 2019 at Great Plains Regional Medical Center in Elk City, Oklahoma surrounded by his loving family.
He married his best friend and sweetheart, Janette Estelle McBurnett on August 12, 1950 in Elk City, Oklahoma. William dutifully served his country in the Korean War in the United States Army from 1950 until being honorably discharged in 1953.
He has owned and operated Yow Auto Supply for over 53 years in Elk City, Oklahoma, first opening in 1965. He enjoyed tinkering on his tractors and old cars. He loved traveling in his motor home and square dancing. He will be remembered for always having a smile on his face, a story to tell and joking around.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at the Church of God in Elk City, Oklahoma. Brother Joe Thompson will officiate. Interment will be at Fairlawn Cemetery in Elk City, Oklahoma. Services have been entrusted to the care of Martin-Dugger Funeral Home in Elk City, Oklahoma.
Cherishing his memory are his son, William Jeffery Yow (Jeff) and his wife, Cynthia of Elk City, Oklahoma; three daughters, Janet Lynn Dillingham, Jaye Lynnette Womack and her husband, Jeff and Jamie Lou Tosh and her husband, Steve all of Elk City, Oklahoma; one brother, Larry Yow and his wife, Nelda of Duncan, Oklahoma; eight grandchildren, Eric Yow, Jennifer Dillingham and her companion, Cody Crow, Amanda Shepherd and her husband, Gabe all of Elk City, Oklahoma, Kristen Tosh of Edmond, Oklahoma, Leann Arndt and her husband, Eric, Megan Werth and her husband, Josh, Adam Yow and his wife, Jennie and Kyle Tosh and his wife, Marnie all of Elk City, Oklahoma and his special friend, Beverly Petross and Star Bella.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Janette; parents Paul and Ora Yow; sister, Virginia Ray and one son-in-law, Henry Dillingham.
Memorials can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association and the American Cancer Society in care of Martin-Dugger Funeral Home, P.O. Box 707, Elk City, Oklahoma 73648.
Online condolences can be sent to the family by using the online guest book at www.martin-duggerfuneralhome.com.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

7

Jan

12:00 PM 1/7/2019 12:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/7/2019 8:00:00 PM
Martin-Dugger Funeral Home

600 W. Country Club Boulevard
Elk City, OK 73644

Martin-Dugger Funeral Home
600 W. Country Club Boulevard Elk City 73644 OK
United States

Visitation

Tuesday

8

Jan

8:00 AM 1/8/2019 8:00:00 AM - 8:00 PM 1/8/2019 8:00:00 PM
Martin-Dugger Funeral Home

600 W. Country Club Boulevard
Elk City, OK 73644

Martin-Dugger Funeral Home
600 W. Country Club Boulevard Elk City 73644 OK
United States

Funeral service

Wednesday

9

Jan

10:00 AM 1/9/2019 10:00:00 AM
Church of God

501 W 1st Street
Elk City, OK 73644

Church of God
501 W 1st Street Elk City 73644 OK
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Fairlawn Cemetery Final Resting Place

1607 North Washington
Elk City, OK 73644

1607 North Washington Elk City 73644 OK
USA

Memorial Contribution

American Cancer Association

Alzheimers Association

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