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Melinda Jane McCracken

Melinda Jane McCracken was born Jan. 15, 1955, in Sulphur to the late Wallace and Edith (Cogdill) Williams. She died Sept. 15, 2021, in Sulphur, at the age of 66 years and 8 months.
McCracken grew up in Sulphur. Following high school, she spent several years working at the Sulphur Sewing Factory. In 1991, she began working for the Excel Company in Sulphur, which later relocated to Ardmore and became Southwest Silicon Technologies, where she retired after over 20 years.
Survivors include her daughter, Edie McCracken of Hays, Kans.; son, Wally McCracken of Altoona, Iowa; one grandson; three sisters, Ramona McCall of Sulphur, Janet Jones of Ada and Sharron Reich of Washington; and two brothers, Harrold Williams of Mill Creek and Kevin Williams of Purcell.
A graveside memorial service will be held in the near future.
Services are entrusted to Hale’s Funeral Home of Sulphur. Online condolences may be offered at

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