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Don M. Fanning of Miami, Oklahoma died Tuesday May 19, 2009 at his home. He was 77.

Mr. Fanning was born March 3, 1932 in Peoria, Oklahoma to Orville and Mae (Carver) Fanning. He had lived in Miami area all his life. He worked at Border Town Bingo as Security. He was preceded in death by a 2 brother Harold Fanning and Carl Fanning and a 2 sister Colleen Martin and Rosegale He married Darlene (Dinneen) Fanning in June of 1966 in Neosho, Missouri and she survives of the home.
Other Survivors includes
Son:Don Fanning Jr. of Grove, Ok
4 Daughters:Donna Vasquez and husband Rene of Beaverton, OR, Rhonda Garcia of Wyandotte, Ok,
Kay Barker of Commerce, Ok
Debi Montgomery and husband David of Springfield, MO
2 Brothers:Paul Fanning of Baxter Springs, Ks,Kenny Fanning of Omaha, NB
2 Sisters:Mildred Madison of Commerce, Ok, Helen Price of Baxter Springs, Ks
15 Grandchildren
Several Great Grandchildren

Funeral Services will be Friday May 22, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. at Paul Thomas Funeral Home in Miami, Oklahoma. Rev. Geoff Buffalo will officiate. Pallbearers will be Paul Fanning, Kenny Fanning Cory Thompson, Shawn Stovall, Harvey Peacock and Bob Whetzel. Interment will be in G.A.R. Cemetery in Miami, Oklahoma. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Paul Thomas Funeral Home in Miami. Services are under the direction of the Paul Thomas Funeral Home in Miami, Oklahoma.