Carol Dalone “Dee” Orcutt
January 20, 1940 – December 21, 2021
Carol Dalone “Dee” Orcutt On this Earth, January 20, 1940 – December 21, 2021 Now in Heaven with Bob, God, Jesus Christ, Holy Spirit and so many Christian Friends for ETERNITY
Dee was born January 20, 1940 at the Home of Redeeming Love in Oklahoma City, OK. She was adopted by Harold and Euda (Coe) Fleming. Dee attended and graduated from NW Classen High School in 1958. She married the love of her life, Robert “Bob” Orcutt on June 16, 1967 . Together they traveled widely and enjoyed many adventures. Bob preceded her in death on August 31, 2018.
Dee is survived by 5 children, Debra Fischer of Coyle, OK, Doug (Diane) Speaman of Texas, Dana ( Kenny) Reed of Wayne, OK, Dale (Patti) Orcutt of Cresent, OK, Don (Chan) Orcutt of Oregon, 11 grandchildren, and 23 great grandchildren. Her siblings include Rusty(Linda) Fleming of Oklahoma, Bill ( Jeanette) Fleming of Texas, Arlene (Bill) Jones of Tennessee and Marsha (Bill) Smith of Tennessee She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Bob Orcutt, son in law Barry Fischer and sister, Sonja Carter.
Dee wiill be remembered by her faith and sweet spirit. She fought a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer over the past 3 1/2 years. Her positive outlook and her testimony about her belief and relationship with God will be remembered by those who knew her. She loved to socialize and entertain friends and family with delicious home cooked meals and spontaneous get togethers. She was an organizer! She started many programs at the Lionwood Independent Living Center and at Statesman Retirement Center in Oklahoma City, where she has lived the past 5 years. She will be greatly missed, BUT she would have quoted the following scipture to everyone still here, ” John 16 :22, So also you have sorrow now, but I will see you again, and your hearts will rejoice, and no one will take your joy from you.”
Dee’s Celebration of Life Memorial will be at Matthew’s Funeral Home, 601 s. Kelly Ave, Edmond, Oklahoma on Saturday, January 8th at 1 p.m. with the Rev. James Taylor officiating. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or to Crossings Community Church in Oklahoma City.
We will be live streaming this service in an effort to accommodate those people that wish to attend but feel they should not due to health regulations. To watch the service CLICK HERE to go to our YouTube page. Click on ‘Videos’, then ‘Live Streams’.