Carlie Everett Plowman, 87, of Decatur died Monday, March 11, 2013, in Bridgeport.
Memorial service is 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, at Coker-Hawkins Funeral Home with Gerre Joiner officiating.
Carlie was born May 23, 1925, in Lawton, Okla., to John Miller and Mary Esther (Hobbs) Plowman. He married Bertha O’Dell in 1963 in Bridgeport. They were married 49 years at her passing in December 2012.
Carlie was a Navy veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He was a retired field operator and was a member of the Bridgeport Masonic Lodge No. 587.
He is survived by his daughter, Ella Darlene Plowman of Decatur; sons Jack Plowman and wife, Traci, of Mineral Wells, and Jim Ford and wife, Barbara, of Springtown; 12 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; sisters Mildred Thomas and Stella Leatherwood; and numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife; parents; daughters Vicki Pierce of Jacksboro and Judy Purser of California; and a granddaughter, Sally Longoria.