Daily Oklahoman, The
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
September 8, 2009
Alvin Naifeh, 76, passed away on
September 5, 2009. He was born to Dora Kouri Naifeh and Noimmer
Naifeh April 26, 1933 in Sapulpa , Okla. Following his
graduation from Classen High School in 1953, Alvin attended
classes at Oklahoma City University. He volunteered for &
appeared in Lyric Theatre productions. He also worked in the
campus post office. Alvin was an icon at OCU, and many people
knew who he was and admired him for his accomplishments. Alvin's
Cafe is a special place on OCU's campus and is named in his
honor. He loved the Lord, movies, and plays. Thank you to Dr. &
Mrs. Walker & Wilt Conine, who were special friends to Alvin.
He is survived by Eleanor & Jean
Vandruff, their children & grandchildren; Carrie Lee Kouri & her
children & grandchildren. David & Susie Opp were his loving
caregivers in recent years.
Alvin was preceded in death by his
grandparents, Addy & Mary Kouri; his parents; aunts & uncles. He
will be greatly missed.
The funeral service to honor Alvin will
be held at Wesley United Methodist Church at 3 PM, Wednesday,
September 9th. Visitation will be at Smith & Kernke Funeral
Home, 1401 NW 23, on Tuesday from 10 to 6.
Complied and transcribed by Marti Graham, 2009.