Floyd Thomas Ansley was born October 7, 1927 in Randlett to James Thomas and Ruth Bell (Smith) Ansley. He passed from this life on Monday, July 25, 2011 in Antlers at the age of 83. Floyd had lived in this area all of his life and was a member of the Church of Christ in Boswell and Hugo. He served his country in the United States Navy, on the U.S.S. Saratoga, during WWII from 1944 to 1946. He married Betty Zane Walker on September 16, 1948 in Denison, TX. Floyd worked and retired from the Kiamichi Railroad. After retiring, he owned and operated a Pulpwood business in Antlers. He also was a rancher in Boswell, where he lived. Floyd was preceded in death by his parents and five sisters. He is survived by his wife, Betty of the home; son, Tom Ansley and wife Debbie of Boswell; grandson, Tom Morgan Ansley and wife, Elaine of Boswell; granddaughter, Patricia Ansley of Boswell; and great-grandson, Morgan Ansley of Boswell. Graveside services were held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at Restland Cemetery in Boswell with Wiley Copeland officiating. Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book or send private condolences to the family at www.praterlampton.com .
Funeral services conducted by Prater~Lampton~Mills & Coffey Funeral Home in Hugo.