Memory Adele Haygood, 10:00 AM, Friday, June 8, 2018


Memory Adele Haygood

October 25, 1942- June 3, 2018

Memory Adele Haygood entered into her eternal home on June 3, 2018 at the Oklahoma Heart Hospital South at the age of 75.

Memory was born on October 25, 1942 as the third child of George and Marion Weideman in Houston, Texas. Memory had two older sisters, Beverly and Dolly, and a little brother, Warren. Her family moved several times as the children grew up.They lived in Texas, New York, and Maine. Then when Memory was in the 4th grade, they moved to Sapulpa, Oklahoma. Growing up, Memory loved dancing.Her mother swept the dance studio so that Memory and Warren could take dance classes.Memory graduate from Sapulpa High School in 1961.

Shortly after high school, Memory joined the Navy to the world to do USO tours with Bob Hope.While stationed in San Diego, Memory met and fell in love with a fellow sailor.She married that sailor, Raymond Haygood on February 1, 1962.They had to wait to get married on the first day of the month because that was payday for all sailors.Ray and Memory welcomed three sons to this world, Mike, Todd, and Keven.Memory never got to travel the world, but she lived everywhere from coast to coast as Ray continued to serve in the Navy.

Memory had many interests and talents.Because of Ray’s entrepreneur spirit, they started many businesses.One business started out as a convenience store and turned into a full-service restaurant because of Memory’s home-style cooking. She went to cosmetology school and did hair for over 15 years.She also had her real estate license and sold homes all over Oklahoma City. In 1991, Memory went to work for the Oklahoma State Tax Commission where she would work until she retired in 2011. Memory loved her work at the print shop of the Tax Commission.She served on all the committees that planned retirements, holiday parties, and special events.She also made many dear friends here at the state.

Memory started attending Airport Assembly of God in September of 2001.Her time there help her to grow in her faith and develop a close relationship with the Lord.Memory sang in the choir and served as much as she could in her church. She grew close to the people in her church and always remembered the first time she experienced the Holy Spirit.

Memory was always the most positive and optimistic person.Her glass was always half full.Memory loved her family and was very proud of each one of them.She will be missed greatly and loved always.

Memory was proceeded in death by her parents, George and Marion Weideman, and her sisters, Beverly Cole and Dolly Ward.

Memory is survived by her husband Ray Haygood, her sons, Mike Haygood, Todd and Laura Haygood, Keven and Shari Haygood, her brother Warren Weideman, her grandchildren Lindsay and Kevin Harris, Brandy Haygood, Kayleigh Haygood, and Kolby Haygood, her great-grandchildren, Daxton Harris and Olivia Harris, and a host of friends and loved ones.





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