Jack Ray Northrip, 11:00 AM, Wednesday, May 16, 2018


Jackie Ray Northrip was born December 27, 1929 near Canute, OK to Ivan & Clara Stephenson Northrip.

At an early age he accepted Jesus as his Savior & was a long time member of Moore First Baptist Church. On May 26, 1951 Jack married Velta Mullennix in Sayre, OK. They had three children. He graduated from Stafford High School, Sayre Junior College & earned a Bachelor ‘s Degree from Southwestern State College & a Master’s from the University of Oklahoma. Jack served in the United States Air Force. He taught General Science, Biology, & Physics for 21 years in OK & New Mexico. For 15 years he was a counselor with Voc-Rehab in OK. Jack drove a school bus in high school & was a substitute driver during his teaching years. Following his retirement from Voc-Rehab he drove a school bus for six more years in OKC & Moore. During his retirement he volunteered for Red Cross, Ronald McDonald House, Moore First Baptist Church Care Center & Meals-on-Wheels.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Mary Ellen Marshall; brother, Jimmie Dwight Northrip. He is survived by his wife, Velta Northrip; daughters, Donna Northrip, Denise Dunham; son, David Northrip; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, sister, Ruth Ann McKinney; numerous nieces & nephews. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch, Amarillo, TX or a charity of your choice.

A Memorial service for Jack will be held 11:00 AM, Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at Moore First Baptist Church, Moore, OK.



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