Helen Joyce Caughern

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Helen Joyce Caughern of Hodgen, Oklahoma was born December 27, 1929 in Heavener, Oklahoma to John Turner and Helen (Williams) Turner and passed away on November 2, 2021 in Hodgen, Oklahoma at the age of 91.

She is survived by:

Two daughters:

Judy Phipps and husband Clinton of Hodgen, Oklahoma

Linda Earven and husband Frank of Hodgen, Oklahoma

Four sons:

Dwain Caughern and wife Lisa of Hodgen, Oklahoma

Jeff Caughern and wife Denise of Greenbrier, Arkansas

Ray Caughern and wife Tammy of Howe, Oklahoma

Dave Barnhart, Sr. of Wewoka, Oklahoma

One sister-in-law:

Elka Leggott of Hodgen Oklahoma

One brother-in-law:

Charles Caughern of Hodgen, Oklahoma

Twenty-four grandchildren

Forty-five great-grandchildren

Five great-great-grandchildren

Numerous other relatives and a host of many friends

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Caughern; one daughter, Marie Barnhart; one son, Billy Caughern; and two great-granddaughters, Lila Jayne-Ruth Long and Hope Nicole McAffee.

Helen was a life-long resident of the area and a member of the Hodgen First Baptist Church for over 70 years. She married Bill on August 16, 1950. Helen was a devoted homemaker, raising seven children. She selflessly served her family. Her children and grandchildren were the joy of her life. Helen raised her family to know and love the Lord. She was a prayer warrior and always encouraged her family to share the good news of the gospel, stressing the importance of passing it down to each generation. Helen always gave of herself to others, making each person feel special and loved. She was known as “grandma” to all the kids in the community. Helen will be missed by all whom knew and loved her. Her children arise up, and call her blessed for she was a faithful example of a virtuous woman.

Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, November 5, 2021 at the Hodgen First Baptist Church in Hodgen, Oklahoma with Reverend Clay Caughern and Reverend Charles Caughern officiating. Burial will follow in Hodgen Cemetery under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener, Oklahoma.

Pallbearers will be: Dwain Caughern, Jr., Kit Caughern, Dustin Caughern, Dave Barnhart, Jr., Dylon Barnhart and Tres Phipps.

Honorary Pallbearers will be: Jacob Crouch, Dustin Long, Brandon Carlton, Lance McAffee, Austin Pennington, Colten Byers, Barry Hester, Loyd Sumpter.

Viewing will be from 9:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m., Thursday at the funeral home.

To sign Helen’s online guestbook please visit www.dowdenrobertsfuneralhome.com.

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