ORTH, Anna (Wallace)
NORMAN - Anna Jean Orth, 94, passed away on Tuesday, April 12, 2011, in Edmond. Private family services were held in Norman on Thursday with Havenbrook Funeral Home. Jean was born Sept. 20, 1916, in Calumet to Roy and Martha (Bullock) Wallace. She graduated from Chickasha High School in 1934 and Oklahoma College for Women in 1938 with a B.A. degree in business. In 1939, she married Harper Orth, who directed the J. D. McCarty Center in Norman and preceded her in death in 2002. Jean was employed for 12 years as registrar at Norman High School. She was an active member of First Baptist Church and a community volunteer. Her volunteer commitments included Assistance League of Norman and Norman Municipal Hospital. Jean will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. She and Harper enjoyed 62 years of a happy marriage and were avid OU sports fans. Jean loved spending time with her daughters and grandchildren and treasured sharing sweet memories of them. She spent happy hours with friends playing bridge, golf and being a long-time member of a church sewing group and a neighborhood garden club. We will all miss her precious smile, her delightful giggle, her sense of humor and holding her hand. Jean was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and four brothers, her husband, Harper, and her grandson, Doug Berry. Survivors include her daughters, Judy Berry of Tulsa and Barbara Boggs and son-in-law Dalton Boggs of Edmond; three grandchildren, Ryan Berry of Corpus Christi, Texas, David Boggs and wife Gail of Louisville, Ky., and Natalie Boggs of Edmond; and four great-grandchildren, Katie, Benjamin, Abby and Josie Boggs of Louisville, Ky. Contributions in her honor can be made to University of Oklahoma College of Arts and Sciences, Ellison Hall, 633 Elm Ave. Norman, OK 73019; the University of Tulsa College of Arts and Sciences 800 S. Tucker Drive Tulsa, OK 74104; and Hope Center 1251 N. Broadway Edmond, OK 73034-3616.