Ted Ezell, Sr. was born February 1, 1954, in Fort Benning, Georgia to Arthur Ezell Sr. and Mattie Mae(Sanders)Ezell. Ted was the 3rd of 6 children and born into a military family that lived in several places around the United States.
Ted’s later life was spent reading, watching football and serving as a mentor to others. Ted always stressed the importance of education and was able to install the knowledge and love of reading in others. Ted’s love of his children and family is evident and eternal.
Survivors include his children: Tenesha Ezell (Jeff) Washington of Norman, Oklahoma; Ted Jr. (Amanda) Ezell of Norman, Oklahoma; Sheneka Ezell of Norman, Oklahoma; Micheal (Marilyn) Ezell of Tulsa, Oklahoma; Tekisha Ezell of Tulsa, Oklahoma; and 14 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father and mother Arthur Ezell Sr., Mattie Mae Ezell, and daughter Lacretia Joann Ezell.
He leaves behind sister G.Lucille Ezell (Robert) Hertt of Tulsa, Oklahoma four brothers Dr. Arthur J (Ruby)Ezell Jr of Ft.Worth, Texas Rev. Ardouin Ezell of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Lafayette Ezell of Tulsa, Oklahoma and Jerry L. (Shantel) Ezell of Hutchinson, Kansas. Along with a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.
Services for Mr. Ted Ezell, Sr. will be held Friday, June 7, 2019 at Butler-Stumpff & Dyer Funeral Home Chapel, 2103 East 3rd Street, Tulsa, Oklahoma.