Tahlequah Daily Press


January 10, 2013

Bonnie A. ‘Doc’ Fielden

TAHLEQUAH — Bonnie A. ‘Doc’ Fielden was born July 24, 1943, in Wagoner, to Bonnie A. and Naomi Cobb) Fielden, one of eight brothers.

Doc loved to tell stories of growing up on the farm and the fun things and trouble they got into. He graduated from Hulbert High School in 1961. In 1966 he went into the U.S. Army.

He and his wife of 44 years, Pam, where married at the First Baptist Church in Hulbert in 1968. They were blessed with two wonderful children. Doc was a construction laborer by trade, and he worked on several large projects in Tulsa, including at Tulsa University and Hillcrest Hospital. In 1993 he became a maintenance supervisor at Hillcrest Hospital, until his retirement in 2006. He served the Hulbert community as a volunteer fireman for 23 years. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Hulbert where he helped to build the new church and served on the building committee.

Doc loved to hunt and fish and spend time in the outdoors, but most of all he loved people and loved to make friends. He never met a stranger.

Survivors include his wife, Pam, of the home; his children, Angela Drewes and Matt of Tahlequah, Doug Fielden and Kelli of Lost City; grandchildren, Jordan Whitekiller, Cameron Fielden and Lauren Drewes; brothers, Charles Fielden and wife Ruth of Hulbert, Don Fielden and wife Melba of Sand Springs, Gary Fielden and wife Karen of Claremore, and Dale Fielden and wife Martha of Hulbert; sisters-in-law, Ruth Fielden of Sapulpa, Wanda Tannehill of Hulbert and Donna Doris of Claremore; many nieces, nephews, other family members and a host of friends and loved ones. Doc also had a special friend in his beloved pet, Muffin. He was preceded in death by his father, Bonnie Fielden, Sr.; mother, Naomi (Cobb) Fielden; and brothers, Howard, Steve and William Fielden.

The service will be at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at the First Baptist Church in Hulbert. Rev. Glen Rowan will officiate.

Pallbearers will be: Josh Fielden, Donnie Fielden, Roger Fielden, Chet Fielden, Michael Dean Fielden and Rick Fielden. Honorary pallbearers will be: Mark Fielden, Matt Drewes, Clinton Ballou, Roy Altaffer, Bud Foster and Bub Gifford.

Online condolences may be left at www.mallettfuneralhome.com.

Mallett Funeral Home, Wagoner, Okla., (918) 485-2911

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