Charles "Ed" Edwin Drumm, Sr., age 85, died Tuesday, January 22, 2008 at Integris Grove General Hospital in Grove, Oklahoma. Ed was born November 22, 1922 to Samuel and Louella (Coyle) Drumm in Garland, Texas. He married his wife of sixty-six years Mattie Viola Stoker. Charles served in the Army as a Tech 5 during World War II. He worked as a truck driver in the oilfields, and in the pest control business. Ed has been a longtime resident of Oklahoma, active in the VFW, American Legion, VVA, and the Purple Hearts Association. Survivors include his wife Mattie Viola Drumm of Grove, Oklahoma, three sons, Charles E. Drumm, Jr. and his wife Claire of Woodbridge, Virginia, Earl Ray Drumm and his wife Jennifer of Grove, Oklahoma, Richard Wayne Drumm and his wife Dana of Chouteau, Oklahoma, six grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, one brother, Woodrow Drumm of Morgan, Texas and numerous nieces and nephews. Charles was preceded in death by his parents, and eight brothers and sisters. A memorial will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, January 26, 2008 at the Grove Elks Lodge, located 2 ½ miles south of Grove, Oklahoma. Friends and family may leave online condolences by viewing obituary at www.ellisfuneralhome.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Ellis Family Funeral Home, Grove, Oklahoma.
Saturday, January 26th, 2008 2:00pm, Grove Elks Lodge No 2715