Opal Sager Naylor

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Opal Sager Naylor

Opal Evelyn (Sager) Naylor, 95, of Perryton, passed away Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020.

Services were held Monday, Jan. 6, 2020 at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Perryton, with Rev. Richard Laverty officiating. Burial was in Blue Mound Cemetery, Balko, OK. Arrangements were by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home, Inc. of Perryton.

Opal was born on Sept. 25, 1924 in the Balko Community to A.P. (Archie Preston) and Fannie Bell (Gant) Sager. Opal married Dick Naylor on July 11, 1943 in Beaver, OK in a double ceremony with her brother, Delbert Sager and Betty Sharp.

Dick and Opal farmed and ranched in the Balko Community, where they raised their three children. Their son Darrell was severely injured in Vietnam in 1967 and in 1974, they moved to Perryton. They cared for him in their home until his death Jan. 5, 2006. Opal was a Gold Star Mother.

Opal is survived by her son, Lloyd Dale Naylor and wife Jacqueline, of Balko, OK; daughter, Belva Jean Witt of Perryton; five grandchildren: Mark Witt and wife, Amy, of Canadian, Braden Naylor and wife, Maria, of Balko, OK, Jennifer Turner and husband, Tatum, of Edmond, OK, Jessica Gibson and husband, Bronn, of Happy, and Joanna Hughes and husband, Joe, of Canyon; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Opal is preceded in death by her husband, Dick, to whom she was married for 73 years; her son, Darrell James; her parents, A.P. and Fannie Sager; brother Cecil Sager (Dorthy) and brother Delbert Sager (Betty), sister, Mildred Renfrow (Ralph), and son-in-law, Leslie Witt.

The family requests memorials be to the Gideons; First Baptist Church missions or building fund, 415 S Baylor St, Perryton, Tx 79070.

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