DALE GENE PEASE passed away on Aug. 10, 2021, with
burial in Maple Grove Cemetery at Seminole, OK.
He was the sixth child of James Lester & Flora May
Pease, born in Seminole, OK on Aug. 15, 1936. Dale
loved his Seminole Chieftains. He played wingback,
number 15, on the 1953 state champion team and
graduating in 1954.
Dale met and married Zekeah Atyia in Seminole and
always considered the Atyias to be his siblings.
Hammet Atyia of Seminole; Betty Atyia of Seminole.
Haney and Sonia Atyia of Midland, TX. Shirlene and
Henry Pratka of Prague, OK. Freid and Pat Atyia of
Seminole. Norma and Bill Murray of Prague. Doug and
Judy Atyia of Seminole. JoAnn and Floyd Howell of
Once out school, Dale went to work in the oil fields,
then into the U.S. Army. He trained as a rifleman,
anti-aircraft gunner, and drove 2 ˝ ton trucks. He
was stationed at Schofield Barracks in Honolulu, HI.
Using his GI Bill, he completed a degree in engineering
and went on to work for Phillips 66 in west Texas
then a full career with AT&T, in Oklahoma City then
transferred to Dallas. Retiring in 1986 as their
chief industrial engineer.
Dale and Zekeah had one child, Sean Dale Pease, of
Dallas. Sean married Tammy and they had two children,
Shelby and Chance. Dale’s grandsons were his pride
and joy. Shelby is engaged to Meagan, and Dale really
wanted to be able to attend their wedding next fall,
however, the LORD had better plans.
Dale’s story would not be complete without our beautiful
Judy. She came to Dallas in the early 1970s to take care
of Sean, but soon became family. Judy placed Zekeah and
Dale’s lives ahead of her own for so many years. Providing
them care, love, and comfort. Judy’s care allowed for
Dale to remain in the home he loved until God provided
him with better accommodations.
Siblings and their spouses include: Theda and Jack Landrith
of Earlsboro, Oklahoma. Thaddeus was a brother that was
still born. Levaughn “Sonny” and Fran Pease of Belvidere,
IL. Myra and Eddie Lawson of Long Beach, CA. Damon and
Dolores Pease of Mustang, OK. Linda and Jimmie Jones of
Oklahoma City, OK. Sonnie and Gerald Presley of El Reno,