OKBits
Since1996
|County Index| OKSpecial|YourTidbits| OutOfState |Clippings|OKDeaths| | OKBits
E Mail

Last Updated Friday, 19-Aug-2005 10:55:27 MDT

An OKGenWeb Project
If you have information posted on this site
PLEASE
UPDATE YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS

OKBits File  Pottawatomie Co:

copied with permission from
The Shawnee News-Star
215 N. Bell
Shawnee, OK 74801

submitted by Kay Sugg Best

published Aug. 2, 2005

Charles William Lasley

Seminole resident Charles William Lasley, 34, died Saturday, July 30, in an automobile accident in Lincoln County.
He was born June 20, 1971, in Oklahoma City to Charles D. Lasley and Barbara Pennock.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, William Pennock and Geneieve Pennock, and an aunt, Billie Ruth Pennock.

Survivors include his wife, Paula Lasley of Seminole; six children, Sharlette Lasley of Oklahoma City, Charles Lasley, William Lasley, Tori Lasley, Trinity Lasley and Ty Lasley all of Seminole; parents Charles D. Lasley of Shawnee and Barbara Pennock of Seminole; four sisters and one brother, Shawn Lasley, Dawn and Johnny Coon, Stephanie and Vincent Brown, Jennifer Lasley and Richard Lasley all of Shawnee; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Service will be 1 p.m. today at First Indian Baptist Church in Shawnee. Burial will follow at Wakolee Cemetery under the direction of Walker Funeral Service.

Elizabeth "Betty" M. Weatherley

Elizabeth "Betty" M. Weatherley, 73, of Meeker departed this life Friday, July 29, at a Shawnee hospital.
She was born Jan. 26, 1932, in Leavenworth, Kan., to Shirley Ernest Fleming and Ruby Lee (Miller) Fleming.

She was married Jan. 7, 1950 in DesArc, Ark. to Franklin A. Weatherley. They moved to Oklahoma in 1967. She was a member of the Catholic Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; brother, Phillip Fleming and great-grandaughter, Megan Satterfield

Survivors include her husband, Franklin Weatherley, of the home in Meeker; sons and daughters-in-law, F. Michael & Kathy Weatherley, Manvel, Texas, W. Steven & Sherri Weatherley, Shawnee, David D. & Donna Weatherley, Tecumseh; daughters and son-in-law Pamela R. & Richard Lucas, Meeker, Patricia L. Weatherley, Moore; brothers, Charles Fleming, Tulahoma, Tenn., Lawrence Fleming, Martin Fleming, Richard Fleming all of Ottawa, Ill., William Fleming, Shelbyville, Tenn., Randolph Fleming, Ottawa, Ill.; sisters, Lola Sellers, Ottawa, Ill., Arlene Turner, Streator Ill., Rebecca Hershler, Atwater, Calif., Donna Baer, Carrier Mills, Ill., Melissa Lowe, Streator, Ill., Colleen Meier, Colorado Springs, Colo.; grandchildren, Valerie McNeal, Regina Fuller, Shirley Greenwood, Dawn Satterfield, Pamela Brewer, James Lucas, Sean Castoe, Erik Weatherley, David Weatherley Jr., Thomasina Baker, Amanda States, Sara States, Jamie Boyce, Samantha Workman, Stephanie Weatherley; great-grandchildren, Dianna Fuller, Dylan Greenwood, Brianna Satterfield, Caylin Lucas, Angelica Greenwood, Jonathon Baker, Summer Lucas, Mason Lucas, Shania Satterfield, Alyssa Maddox, Laura Oles, Brand Weatherley, Ryan Lucas, Wayne Weatherley, Micah Boyce, Emily Maddox, Madison Boyce, Braiden Workman, Kyler Crawford, Sierra Castoe, Angelina Veliu, Kaeden Crawford, Kailey West, Michael Brasuell, Liam McNeal and 2 unborn great-grandchildren.

Viewing and visitation will be at Park Brothers Funeral Home Chapel in Meeker until 6 p.m. today. The wake will be 7 p.m. today at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Meeker. Mass will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at St. Michael's with the Rev. Adrian Vorderlandwehr, O.S.B., officiating. Burial will follow Mass at New Hope Cemetery in Meeker. Arrangements are under the direction of Parks Brothers Funeral Service in Meeker.



A.V. Money

A.V. Money was born Feb. 2, 1917, in Verden, Okla., to Jasper J. and Lavena (Pediford) Money and went to be with his Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday, July 31, in Shawnee at the age of 88. He was joined again with his beloved wife of 65 years, Ealeta, who passed away May 1, 2002.
A.V. retired from Tinker Air Force Base in 1972. During World War II, he served as a Staff Sergeant with the Air Transport Command in the Middle East and North Africa.

He is preceded in death by his loving wife of 65 years, Ealeta; sisters, Faye Samuels and Vena Mae Ward; and brothers, Chester and Homer Money.

A.V. was a true warrior for the Lord. He told everyone about his Savior. He was a wonderful Christian daddy, granddaddy, and great-granddaddy. He and Ealeta were members of the First Southern Baptist Church in Del City.

A.V. will be greatly missed by his family, daughter, Melba Jean and her husband, Merle Shaw; grandson, Gregory Shaw; and granddaughters, Lisa and her husband, Don Essary, and Sherri and her husband, Joe Bowers; and great grandchildren, Emily and Andrew Essary.

Visitation will be at Gaskell-Owen Funeral Chapel, 119 N. Union Ave, Shawnee (405) 275-0371.

Service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Gaskill-Owens Funeral Chapel. Burial will be at 2 p.m. at Memorial Park Cemetery in Oklahoma City.

Bill Eisenhour Funeral Home S.E., Oklahoma City, is directing arrangements



Margie Susann Dutton

Tribbey resident Margie Susann Dutton, 98, died Saturday, July 30, at a local hospital.
She was born Feb. 10, 1907, in Warren County, Tenn., to John Bess and Virginia (Hill) Bess.

She attended school in St. Mary's, Tenn., and lived west of Tribbey most her life.

She was married Aug. 10, 1926, in Pottawatomie County to Ira Dutton. He preceded her in death.

Also preceding her in death are her parents, one son, one daughter, three brothers and six sisters.

Survivors include five daughters, Loretta Tiffin of Norman, Shirley Weaver of Oklahoma City, Ellen Bonnell of Santa Cruz, Calif., June Tate of Wanette and Sue Reynolds of Tribbey; two sons, Ira Dutton of Las Vegas, Nev., and Earnest Dutton of Coalgate; 26 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren; one brother, George Buster Bess of Tecumseh, and a number of nieces and nephews.

Service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Walker Funeral Service with Jim Weaver officiating assisted by Doyle Tiffin. Burial will follow at Council Creek Cemetery west of Tribbey under the direction of Walker Funeral Service.

Joseph Edward Cox

Oklahoma City resident Joseph Edward Cox, 41, died Saturday, July 30, in Oklahoma City.
Graveside service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Paden Cemetery with the Rev. Paul Heard officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Parks Brothers Funeral Service of Prague.

William Leo Cundiff

Tulsa resident William Leo Cundiff, 87, died Friday, July 29, in Tulsa.
Graveside service will be 10 a.m. today at the Davenport cemetery with the Rev. Mike Mitchell officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Parks Brothers Funeral Service of Chandler.

Memorials may be made to the Rogers County Historical Society or the Astronomy Club of Tulsa.

Cecil Dale Decker

Midwest City resident Cecil Dale Decker, 86, died Monday, Aug. 1, in Shawnee.
He was born June 14, 1919, in Sparks to Charley and Bonnie Decker. He is the former owner of Cecil Decker Ford of Jones.

He was preceded in death by his wife Lorettia Decker and sister Iola Gatlin.

Survivors include his sister, Dorena Swearengin; brothers, Charles W. and Melvin W. Decker; sisters-in-law, Wilma Ferguson and Ethelyne Wilbanks.

The family will receive friends at Candlewood Chapel, 315 S. Sooner Rd., from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Little Cemetery under the direction of Ford Funeral Service.

published Aug. 3, 2005

Pauline Yarbrough Wapskineh

Shawnee resident Pauline Wapskineh, 77, passed away Monday, August 1, in Oklahoma City Hospital.
She was born February 26, 1928, in Wewoka to Thomas Yarbrough and Susie (Buck) Yarbrough.

Pauline graduated from Haskell High School and retired as a CMA for Sunset Nursing Home in Shawnee. She was a member of the First Indian Baptist Church in Shawnee. Her greatest love was her Lord Jesus Christ. She spent hours in Bible study and prayer. She loved her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Andrew Wapskineh Jr. and Terry Lee Wapskineh; granddaughter, Ronda Ellis; brothers, John, Paul, Frank, and James Yarbrough and Jerry Frank; sister, Marie Powell.

Survivors included daughters, Laquetta Ellis and Glenda Wapskineh both of Shawnee; sons, Tom Wapskineh, Kenny Wapskineh and Ronny Wapskineh all of Shawnee; sisters, Gertrude Bagley, Cora Jean Zahn; 19 Grandchildren; 25 Great-Grandchildren and a number of dear nieces, nephews, and friends.

The wake service was 7 P.M. Tuesday August 2, at First Indian Baptist Church, Minnesota and Darrow Street, Shawnee, with the Rev. Rendon Falls officiating. Lunch will be served at noon today with the funeral service following at 2 P.M. at First Indian Baptist Church ,Shawnee with the Rev. Gary Hawkins and assisted by Rev. Rendon Falls. Burial to follow at Buck Family Cemetery, North of Wewoka. Arrangements are under the direction of Stout-Phillips Funeral Home, Wewoka.

Essie Laura "Jerry" Lakin

Shawnee resident Essie Laura "Jerry" Lakin, 86, died Sunday, July 31, at a local hospital.
She was born Jan. 14, 1919, in Webb, Miss., to Thomas William New Sr., and Mary Jane "Molly" (Downs) New.

She attended Shawnee High School and worked as a secretary for the Pottawatomie County Commissioners until retiring in 1982. Prior to that she worked in the cafeteria at Horace Mann Elementary for ten years.

She was married to Thomas Henry Lakin for 30 years before his death.

Jerry was a lifetime member of the First Church of God of Shawnee. She was a very loving and lovable person and a marvelous example of a dedicated Christian life. She was a wonderful mother and was always there to lend a helping hand to those in need.

Survivors include two sons, Larry Don Lakin of Livingston, Texas, and Tommie Lee Lakin of Shawnee; one daughter, Jerry Ann Knox of Shawnee; five grandchildren, Gary Don Lakin, Monica Marie Lakin, Alisa Renee Butler, Lynn Knox and Barbara Garner; five great-grandchildren; two brothers, Bill New of Fayetteville, Ark., and Charlie New of Stafford, Kan., and one sister, Louella Wilson of Conroe, Texas.

Service will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Walker Funeral Service Chapel with Tom Harrison officiating. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park under the direction of Walker Funeral Service. Memorials may be made to Heartland Hospice.

LaDawna Pennock

Stroud resident LaDawna Pennock, 37, departed this life on Saturday, July 30, north of Stroud.
She was born July 17, 1968, in Cushing to Joe Bailey and Karen (Ellis) Miles. She grew up in Cushing.

She was married May 20, 1994, in Oklahoma City to Richard Pennock.

LaDawna received her GED in 1984 and was pursuing her RN degree. She was a LPN and worked for the Sac and Fox Blackhawk Clinic in Stroud for two years. She was a member of the Absentee Shawnee Tribe and the First Indian Baptist Church in Cushing. She was baptized in Shawnee. She enjoyed spending time with her family; attending her children's sports and watching her daughter at cheerleading. LaDawna was their #1 cheerleader. She also enjoyed being with her parents, cooking and making everyone laugh. She was very fun to be around.

She was preceded in death by her father and grandfather, Ed Franklin.

Survivors include her husband, Richard of the home; sons, Leo Martinez, and Shane and Casey Pennock, all of the home; daughters, Nikki and Jenny Pennock of the home; brother and sister-in-law, Randall and Sharon Tiger of Pawnee; sisters and brothers-in-law, Cheryl and Carlos Zuniga of Cushing, Staci Juneau of Cushing and Traci and Justin Moran of Cushing; parents, Royce and Karen Juneau of Cushing; grandmother, Lorena Franklin of Cushing; aunts, Carol Littlehead and husband, Cecil, of Shawnee, Sharon Franklin of Cushing and Marilyn Thurman of Shawnee; uncles, Marvin Thurman and George Thurman, both of Shawnee; many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Wake service was held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, at the First Indian Baptist Church with Duane Pratt presiding.

Service will be 10 a.m. today at the First Indian Baptist Church, 1200 E. Walnut in Cushing. Burial will follow at the Wakolee cemetery in Shawnee under the direction of Palmer and Marler Funeral Home of Cushing.



Eula Mae Perry

Lifelong Prague resident Eula Mae Perry, 74, departed this life on Tuesday, Aug. 2, in Prague.
She was born Jan. 23, 1931, in Paden to Walter and Maudie Mae (Raney) McGowen.

She was married March 11, 1948, to John Francis Carter. He preceded her in death on Dec. 19, 1974. She later married Bert Matthew Perry. He also preceded her in death on July 8, 1995.

She was a member of the Prague Freewill Baptist Church.

She also was preceded in death by one brother.

Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law, John Francis and Pam Carter of Madill, George Carter of Prague and the Rev. Berton and Sue Perry of Okemah; brothers, Harold McGowen of Milton-Freewater, Ore., and Ronald McGowen of Wister; sisters, Irene Harker of Walla Walla, Wash., and Lucille Hendley of Enfield Center, N.H.; six grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Parks Brothers Funereal Chapel in Prague with the Rev. Randall Miller officiating. Burial will follow at the Prague Cemetery under the direction of Parks Brothers Funeral Service in Prague.

Kenneth V. Gatlin

Meeker resident Kenneth V. Gatlin, 84, passed away Monday, Aug. 1, at his home.
He was born March 8, 1921, in Depew to James and Lavonna Gatlin.

He graduated from Sparks schools.

He was married Dec. 27, 1939, in Chandler to Opal Lane.

He retired from Tinker Air Force Base. He was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Meeker and a member of the Meeker Masonic Lodge.

Survivors include two sons, James and Wayne Gatlin, both of Meeker; a daughter, Dorma Tison of Shawnee; nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mary Louise Schoneke of Livermore, Calif., and Helen Parrett of Albany, Ore..

A Masonic service will be led by the Meeker Masonic Lodge. Service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at the Assembly of God Church in Meeker with Pastor Charles Pearcy officiating. Burial will follow at New Hope Cemetery under the direction of Walker Funeral Service.

published Aug. 4, 2005

Jack L. Beene

Macomb resident Jack L. Beene, 59, died Tuesday, Aug. 2, in Oklahoma City.
He was born Jan. 21, 1946, in Shawnee to Jonas and Ruby (Roberts) Beene.

Jack was married June 21, 1969 in Globe, Ariz., to Linda Iverson. Following their marriage, they lived in Arizona. They moved to Oklahoma City in 1972. They lived in Macomb for nearly 30 years after living in Shawnee for a short time.

He was a correctional officer for Lexington Correctional Facility. He also worked as a farmer and rancher raising cattle. He was a member of Tribbey Baptist Church. Grandkids were the focal point of his life. He enjoyed basketball and followed current events. He also enjoyed gardening, yard work, mechanic work and carpentry.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Gene Ayers and Junior Beene and three sisters, Wanda Bankston, Helen Ware and Peggy Beene.

Survivors include his wife, Linda Beene, of the home; son and daughter-in-law, Leonard L. and Kira Beene of Tecumseh, daughter and son-in-law, Jacqueline "Sissy" and Lenny Geist of Owasso, five brothers, Jim Beene of Norman, Jerry Beene of Shawnee, Joe Beene of Macomb, Robert Beene of Ft. Worth, Texas, and Riley Beene of Wewoka; one sister, Nancy Bivens of Shawnee; four grandchildren, Billy Beene, Heather Beene, Brandt and Solei Geist; many family and friends.

Service will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Cooper Funeral Chapel with Pastor Leonard Pirtle officiating. Burial will be at Tribbey Cemetery under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home.

The casket will remain open until service time and will remain closed.

Wendel David LaViness

Shawnee resident Wendell David LaViness, 78, died Tuesday, Aug. 2, at Unity Health Center.
He was born Jan. 26, 1927, in Wildhorse, Okla., to Donivan F. and Elsie Pearl (Hiland) LaViness.

Wendel was married Nov. 6, 1952, in Sherman, Texas, to Edna Mae Setzer .

He worked as a Quality Control Supervisor at Tinker Air Force Base. He had served in the U.S. Army and was a member of Central Church of Christ. He enjoyed fishing, camping and sports.

He was preceded in death by his wife, his parents, one brother, one sister and one son-in-law.

Survivors include one daughter, Yuavonda Sperry of Shawnee; one son, Darren LaViness and wife, Rachel, of Oklahoma City; grandchildren, Michelle and Donavan LaViness; great-grandchild, Jacquilynn LaViness; one sister, Debbie Morgan of Shawnee; one brother, Donnie LaViness of Shawnee.

Service will be 10 a.m. Friday at Resthaven Funeral Chapel with Dwyane Dennis officiating. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park under the direction of Resthaven Funeral Home.

published Aug. 6, 2005

Winston Wilson

Former Chandler resident Winston Wilson, 90, died Thursday, Aug. 4, in Tulsa.
Graveside service will be 10 a.m. Monday at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Chandler with Chaplin Merle Newton officiating. Arrangements are being directed by Parks Brothers Funeral Service of Chandler.

published Aug. 7, 2005

Susan Jane (Calvert) Bacon

Maud and Shawnee area resident Susan Jane "Sue" (Calvert) Bacon, 55, died Friday, Aug. 5, at Midwest City Regional Hospital.

She was born Sept. 19, 1949, in Oklahoma City to Thomas V. "Tom" and Pauline Calvert. She moved from the Choctaw and Newalla area in 1990 to the Shawnee and Maud area.

She retired in 1998 from Gonzales Engineering where she was an engineer. She was member of the First Baptist Church in Maud where she was an active member serving God.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Survivors include one son, Brian Bacon, a Marine stationed in Jacksonville, N.C.; two daughters and a son-in-law, Lisa and Wes Hand of Seminole and Brandi Cox of Tecumseh; one brother and sister-in-law, Tommy and Kathy Calvert of Maud; six grandchildren, Destiny, Jeremiah and Jaci Hand of Seminole and Kylee, Kelsey and Conner Cox of Tecumseh.

Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church of Maud with the Rev. Carl Whitfield and Rev. Jim Kirkendall officiating. Burial will be at Cummings Cemetery in Maud. Knight-Swearingen Funeral Home of Maud is in charge of arrangements.

Lettie Lavada Fowler

Shawnee resident Lettie Lavada Fowler, 87, died Friday, Aug. 5, in Shawnee.

She was born in Hazeldell and attended Hazeldell and Dale schools. She lived and worked in the Shawnee area most of her life.

She was preceded in death by her parents and all her siblings.

Survivors include three sons, Ed and his wife, Edith Scheidt, of Lincoln, Ark.; Melvin Scheidt of Shawnee and Floyd Scheidt of Shawnee; a daughter, Kathy Rodrigeuz of Shawnee; seven grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Graveside service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Little Cemetery near Seminole. Gaskill Funeral Chapel is directing arrangements.

Keith Wade Winn

Former Stratford resident Keith Wade Winn, 48, died Friday, Aug. 5, at his Oklahoma City home.
Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at the Church of Christ at Highway 19 West, Lindsay. Burial will be at Purdy Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the direction of B.G. Boydston Funeral Home of Lindsay.

Margaret Louise Kimbrough

Shawnee resident Margaret Louise "Micky" Kimbrough, 90, died Saturday, Aug. 6, at home.
No public services will be held. Arrangements are under the direction of Resthaven Funeral Home.

James Edward Smith

Shawnee resident James Edward "Ed" Smith, 76, died Thursday, Aug. 4, at St. Anthony Hospital in Oklahoma City.
He was born Oct. 22, 1928, in Macomb to Hartsel Vernon Smith and Beulah Mae Hogan. He spent most of his life in Shawnee, and was a 1947 Shawnee High School graduate.

He was sergeant in the U.S. Army and, at one time, had been active in the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

He married Marie Yates on Dec. 15, 1962, in Ada. He was employed by Southwestern Bell Telephone Company for 39 years before his retirement. He enjoyed his lawn work and his yard.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife, Marie Smith of the home; one daughter, Cynthia and her husband, Clayton Lauth, New Brenen, Ohio; two brothers, Hartsel Smith and Donald Ray and his wife, Sharon Smith, Shawnee; four sisters, Betty Duvall of Midwest City, Colleen Harrison of Seminole, Dorothy Mathews of Shawnee and Sharon McDonald of Oklahoma City; two sisters-in-law, Bernice Register of Chino Valley, Ariz.; Joyce Cattrell of Rising Star, Texas, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Monday at Resthaven Memorial Park with Terry Newell officiating. Gaskill Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Tilman L. Smith

Seminole resident Tilman L. Smith, 79, died Saturday, Aug. 6, at Seminole Estates Nursing Home.
Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Swearingen Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Harold Turner officiating. Burial will be at Little Cemetery.

Peggy M. Payne

Shawnee resident Peggy M. Payne, 85, died Saturday, Aug. 6, at a local nursing home.
Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Resthaven Cemetery. Walker Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.

published Aug. 9, 2005

 James Edward Smith

Shawnee resident James Edward "Ed" Smith, 76, died Thursday, Aug. 4, at St. Anthony Hospital in Oklahoma City.
He was born Oct. 22, 1928, in Macomb to Hartsel Vernon Smith and Beulah Mae Hogan. He spent most of his life in Shawnee, and was a 1947 Shawnee High School graduate.

He was sergeant in the U.S. Army and, at one time, had been active in the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

He married Marie Yates on Dec. 15, 1962, in Ada. He was employed by Southwestern Bell Telephone Company for 39 years before his retirement. He enjoyed his lawn work and his yard.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife, Marie Smith of the home; one daughter, Cynthia and her husband, Clayton Lauth, New Brenen, Ohio; two brothers, Hartsel Smith and Donald Ray and his wife, Sharon Smith, Shawnee; four sisters, Betty Duvall of Midwest City, Colleen Harrison of Seminole, Dorothy Mathews of Shawnee and Sharon McDonald of Shawnee; two sisters-in-law, Bernice Register of Chino Valley, Ariz.; Joyce Cattrell of Rising Star, Texas, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Monday at Resthaven Memorial Park with Terry Newell officiating. Gaskill Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Peggy M. Payne

Shawnee resident Peggy M. Payne, 85, died Saturday, Aug. 6, at a local nursing home.
She was born Dec. 26, 1919, at Konawa to Sam and Elsie Arnold.

She graduated from Shawnee High School.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Sam Arnold and two sisters, Josephine Still and Marie Schmidlkofer.

Survivors include one son, Joe Jackson Payne of Grand Junction, Colo.; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Margie and Don Medley of Shawnee and Dorothy and Leo Knox of Midwest City; several nieces and nephews.

Service will be 2 p.m. today at Walker Funeral Service Chapel with the Rev. Sam Hendry officiating. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park under the direction of Walker Funeral Service.

Cecelia Martha Duggan

Cecelia Martha Duggan was born on Aug. 10, 1908, in Harrah and departed this life on Sunday, Aug. 7, in Prague, at the age of 96.
Cecelia, the daughter of Andrew Frank and Mary Anna (Jorski) Nowakowski, was a resident of Prague. She married David L. Duggan on Nov. 25, 1937, in Seminole. They made their home in Shawnee until 1966 when they moved to Prague. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, David, on July 18, 2002; her parents; four brothers and five sisters.

Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, Donald L. and Carole Duggan of Shawnee; daughter, Regina C. Duggan of Prague; brother and sister-in-law, Leo and Minnie Nowakowski of Harrah; sister, Emily Dunaway of Shawnee; three grandchildren, Don and Angela Duggan of Owasso, Dean and Angie Duggan of Prague, and Chris and Angela Duggan of Shawnee; and seven great-grandchildren.

A Wake Service will be 7 p.m. today at Parks Brothes Funeral Chapel in Prague. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Prague with the Rev. Adrian Vorderlandwehr, O.S.B., officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Shawnee at 1:30 p.m.

Parks Brothers Funeral Service in Prague is directing arrangements.

JoAnn Laughlin

Shawnee resident JoAnn Laughlin, 70, died Saturday, Aug. 6, in Shawnee.
Service will be 2 p.m. today at Liberty Baptist Church with the Rev. Bill Matthews, the Rev. Phil Thompson and the Rev. Larry Goins officiating. Burial will follow in the Rossville Cemetery, Meeker, under the direction of Parks Brothers Funeral Service of Chandler.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Heartland Hospice of Shawnee.

Karl E. Raper

Konawa resident Karl E. Raper, 70, died Monday, Aug. 8, at Valley View Hospital in Ada.
Service will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Chruch Of Christ in Konawa with Richard Winters officiating. Burial will be at Konawa Cemetery under the direction of Pickard Swearingen Funeral Home of Konawa.

Donald Selcer

Chandler resident Donald Selcer, 71, died Saturday, Aug. 6, at his home.
Service will be Saturday in Chandler under the direction of Parks Brothers Funeral Service of Chandler.

Robert Dale Webster

Wanette resident Robert Dale Webster, 74, died Saturday, Aug. 6, in Purcell.
Service will be 10 a.m. today at Wilson-Little Funeral Home Chapel in Purcell. Burial will be at Hillside Cemetery in Purcell under the direction of Wilson-Little Funeral Home.

published Aug. 10, 2005

Leslie Rayford Glazier

Shawnee resident Leslie Rayford Glazier, 75, died Monday, Aug. 8, at a local hospital.
He was born March 25, 1930, in Baum, Okla., to William and Mildred Glazier. Leslie was orphaned at 12 years of age.

In 1948 he married JoAnn Inman. He traveled throughout the United States building dams as a cableway operator during the 1950's. He later setted in the San Francisco Bay area where he became an ironworker until he fell from a building in 1973 ending his career. He went on to become a successful contractor at Glazier Iron Works, Inc. with his son, Harold, throughout the 1980's. After retiring Leslie became a successful investor. He will be missed by his loved ones.

Survivors include his wife, JoAnn Glazier, of Shawnee; son, Harold Glazier of Fremont, Calif.; daughter, Kathryn Glazier of Shawnee; two grandsons, Craig and Thomas Glazier of Fremont; two granddaughters, Deana Glazier of Fremont and Leslie Holt of Shawnee; one great-grandson, Harrison Glazier and one great-granddaughter, Madeline Glazier, both of Fremont.

Service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Walker Funeral Service Chapel. Burial will follow at Tecumseh Cemetery.

Walker Funeral Service of Shawnee is directing arrangements.

Larry Robert Butler, Sr.

Stroud resident Larry Robert Butler, Sr., 72, died Tuesday, Aug. 9, in Stroud.
Wake service will be 7 p.m. Thursday at the Butler family home. Graveside service will be 11:30 a.m. Friday at the Butler Cemetery under the direction of Parks Brothers Funeral Service in Stroud.

Robert Hafner Wood

Harrah resident Robert Hafner Wood, 91, died Monday, Aug. 8, in Shawnee.
Service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at the Harrah First Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Tony Nickel officiating. Burial will follow at Memory Lane Cemetery, Harrah.

Memorials may be made to Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, Jones Academy Scholarship Fund, HCR 74, Box 102-5, Hartshorne, OK 74547

Smith-Parks Funeral Service, Harrah, will be directing arrangements

published Aug. 11, 2005

Hazel M. (Arnold) Hale

Maud resident Hazel M. Arnold Hale, 90, died Tuesday, Aug. 9, at her home.
She was born June 26, 1915, in Dustin to Grady Lee and Ethel Virgie (Clymer) Arnold.

She was married Feb. 4, 1933, in Maud to Clayton Hale. He preceded her in death on Oct. 12, 2002.

Hazel was a homemaker and a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Maud. She taught Sunday school for many years and was the church secretary for 45 years. She also was an inspector for the election board for many years.

She also was preceded in death by two sets of twins, Donald Ray and Ima Mae Hale and Dennis and Fern Janet Hale Blain; three brothers, Emit Arnold, Lee "Hank" Arnold and Raymond "Cotton" Arnold.

Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Ron and Beth Hale of Woodside, Calif.; one son-in-law, Bob Blain of Bakersfield, Calif.; one daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Tim Martin of Maud; seven grandchildren, Michael Blain of Hotsprings, Calif., Steven Blain of Tracey, Calif., Cheryl Blain of Bakersfield, Calif., David Hale of Weskan, Kan., Sami DeBell of Denver, Colo., Rob Hale of Sioux Falls, S.D., Michelle Harper of Glennpool; 14 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Lemuel and Rachel Hale of Maud and sister-in-law, Flossie Arnold of Oklahoma City.

Visitation will be 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. today at Knight-Swearingen Funeral Home in Maud.

Service will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at the First Assembly of God Church in Maud with son-in-law, the Rev. Tim Martin, officiating. Burial will be at Cummings Cemetery, Maud, under the direction of Knight-Swearingen Funeral Home in Maud.



Oma Ray Self

Nicoma Park resident Oma Ray Self, 97, died Tuesday, Aug. 9.
She was born Aug. 5, 1908, in Reck, Okla., to Walter M. and Lucy Ann (Dowdy) Hallum.

Over the years she was a resident of Oklahoma City, Norman, Nicoma Park and Midwest City.

She was married July 29, 1929, to Roy C. Self. He preceded her in death on March 16, 1993, after 63 years of marriage.

She worked for Continental Bakery in Oklahoma City, was a homemaker, member of Nicoma Park First Baptist Church and the Choctaw Senior Citizen's Center.

She also was preceded in death by one brother, Loyd Hallum; one sister, Elsie Kovelda and a great-grandson, Jonathan Falk.

Survivors include five daughters, two sons and their spouses, Betty and Floyd Deaton of Del City, Ann and Walter Deaton of Shawnee, Rosa and Howard Falk of Braddyville, Iowa, Norma and John Easley of Midwest City, Carolyn and Joe Jarvis of Kingston, Roy Clayton and Mildred Self of Sterling, Alaska, and Marvin Self; 16 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; one sister, one brother, numerous nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends.

Service will be 10 a.m. today at the Nicoma Park Baptist Church with Dr. Mark Walters and Chaplain Jim McCool officiating. Burial will be at Arlington Memory Gardens under the direction of Ford Funeral Service.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Quality Care, 921 S. Sooner Rd., Midwest City, Okla..

Jack O'Neal Clonts

Paden resident Jack O'Neal Clonts, 76, died Tuesday, Aug. 9, in Prague.
He was born May 27, 1929, in Paris, Texas, to Fletcher and Martha Evelyn O'Neal. He and his twin brother, Jess, were adopted by Clark and Bessie (Collins) Clonts on May 9, 1931. They were raised in the Paden area.

Jack married Ramona Harjo in Okfuskee County.

He worked at Tinker Air Force Base and in the manufacturing industry. He was a member of the Midway Church of Christ in Paden. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He was preceded in death by his parents; twin brother, Jess, and son, Ronald Clonts.

Survivors include daughter and son-in-law, Lavonne and Andrew Lucero of California; grandchildren, Nathan Lucero, Ronald Keith Clonts and Amber Clonts, all of California; sisters and brother-in-law, Leona and Dale Hampton of Oklahoma City and Francis Williams of Beggs; nieces, Evelyn Myers of Owasso and Barbara Walpol of Missouri; nephews, Richard Hampton of Oklahoma City, Mike Williams and John Crow, both of Beggs; numerous cousins.

Service will be 10 a.m. Friday at Parks Brothers Funeral Chapel in Prague with Ronald Massey officiating. Burial will follow at Oakdale Cemetery in Paden under the direction of Parks Brothers Funeral Service, Prague.



Bill Doil Almon

Former Shawnee resident Bill Doil Almon, 73, died Sunday, Aug. 7, in Clinton.
Graveside service will be 2 p.m. today at Little Cemetery under the direction of Resthaven Funeral Home.

published Aug. 12, 2005

Jeffery Lee Ogden

Prague resident Jeffery Lee Ogden, 35, died Wednesday, Aug. 10, in Okfuskee County.
Service will be 2 p.m. Monday at First Baptist Church, Prague. Burial will follow at Prague Cemetery.

Parks Brothers Funeral Service, Prague, is directing arrangements.

Floyd Wear

Former Seminole resident Floyd Wear, 74, currently of Wellston, died Wednesday, Aug. 10, at the Harrah Nursing Center.
Graveside service will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Little Cemetery with the Rev. Kenny Violette officiating.

Swearingen Funeral Home of Seminole is directing arrangements.

Imo Jean Evans

Harrah resident Imo Jean Evans, 83, died Tuesday, Aug. 9, in Harrah.
Graveside service will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Memory Lane Cemetery in Harrah with Dr. Ray Sikes officiating.

Smith-Parks Funeral Service, Harrah, is directing arrangements.

Orland B. (O.B.) Cannon

Former Shawnee resident Orland B. (O.B.) Cannon, 90, died Wednesday, Aug. 10, at Saint Francis Hospital in Tulsa.
O.B. was born Sept. 29, 1914, in Ratliff, Ark. to Ollie and Elsie Hendrix Cannon. He grew up in McAlester where he received his education. Upon graduation from high school, he attended Eastern Oklahoma State College in Wilburton.

On April 1, 1939, he married Georgia Story in Harlingen, Texas. The marriage lasted 66 years.

O.B. served in the U.S. Navy during World War II aboard the U.S.S. Tripoli. After his discharge from the Navy, they moved to Shawnee where they owned and operated Cannon's Children Shop for 19 years, retiring in 1979.

O.B. was a 53 year member of the St. Paul United Methodist Church, in Shawnee. In July 2003 they moved to Tulsa to be near family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ollie and Elsie Cannon; three brothers, Curtis , Charles and Verla Cannon; two sisters, Ruby Bennett and Ezma Schoemann.

Survivors include his wife, Georgia Cannon of Tulsa; sister, Tillie Schneider of Tulsa; sister-in-law, Lorena Derryberery of Ada; and numerous nieces and nephew.

Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Bishop Chapel Memories with the Rev. Rockford Johnson officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery under the direction of Bishop Funeral Service, McAlester.

Pallbearers will be Mark Ward, Alan Jarvis, Ron Ricord, Brad Clowe, Josh Ward and Glen Corvin.

LeRoy DeWitt

Tecumseh resident LeRoy DeWitt, 83, died Thursday, Aug. 11, in Shawnee.
He was born June 23, 1922, in Noble to Charley I. and Grace (Riordan) DeWitt.

Born and raised in Noble, he had lived in St. Louis, Mo., Detroit, Mich., and Forsythe, Mo. before returning to Oklahoma City in 1992. He had lived in Tecumseh since 2003.

He served in the U.S. Navy for three years during World War II. In May 1998 he married Bernice Farr.

He worked as a welder, mechanic and auto body repairman for many years before entering construction and working as a heavy equipment operator until his retirement in 1972.

He was a member of the D.A.V. and VFW Post 9265.

LeRoy enjoyed working on lawn mowers and dancing.

He was preceded in death by two sons, Ronnie DeWitt and Lee Roy DeWitt; one grandson and numerous brothers and sisters.

Survivors include his wife, Bernice DeWitt of the home; son and daughter-in-law, Roy Lee and Suk Cha DeWitt of Marietta, Ga.; daughter and son-in-law, Marlene and Casey McBroom of Cedar Hill, Mo.; step-daughter, Rhonda Mitchell of Ardmore; sister and brother-in-law, Juanita and Larry Robertson of Purcell; former spouse, Lorene Huff of Cuba, Mo.; six grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.

Service will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Cooper Funeral Chapel with John Walrath officiating. Burial will be at Parkland Cemetery (northeast of Chandler) under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home, Tecumseh.
 

published Aug. 13, 2005

Nellie Mae Love Bower

Choctaw resident Nellie Mae Love Bower, 83, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 10, in Midwest City.
She was born July 3, 1922, in Junction City, Kan., to Josephine Stensass and LeRoy Love.

Nellie loved spending time with her family and her extended family at the Choctaw Senior Citizens Center. Memorials may be made to the Senior Citizen Center, 14653 Dean St., Choctaw, OK 73020.

Nellie was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Margie Williams; and one son, Lester Lawrence Huff.

Survivors include three brothers and sisters-in-law, Kenneth and Frances Love of Louisville, Ga., Ed and Liz Williams of Choctaw, Harold and Alice Williams of Midwest City; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Betty and Jim McGaha of McLoud, Loretta and Bill Groth of McLoud, and Linda Fagg; six sons and daughters-in-law, Jim and Mary Ann Huff of Newalla, Don and Annette Huff of Choctaw, Darrel and Sandy Huff of Choctaw, Larry and Linda Bower of Midwest City, Mike and DeAnn Bower of Choctaw, and Jerry and Bonnie Bower of Choctaw; one daughter and son-in-law, Janice and Charlie Lucas of Del City; 19 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.

The family will be receiving friends from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Candlewood Chapel, 315 S. Sooner Road.

Service will be 10 a.m. Monday at Faith Community Christian Church, 100 S. Choctaw Road, Choctaw. Burial will follow at the Dale Cemetery in Dale.

Ford Funeral Service, Midwest City, is directing arrangements.

Jeffrey Lee Ogden

Lifelong Lincoln county resident Jeffrey Lee Ogden died Wednesday, Aug. 10, in Okfuskee County at the age of 35.
Jeff was born Feb. 9, 1970, in Claremore to James Lee Ogden and Helen Earline (Montgomery) Ogden.

He graduated from Prague High School with the class of 1988.

Survivors include his parents, James and Helen Ogden of Prague; brother and sister-in-law, Brian and April Ogden of Shawnee; nephew, James Trenton Ogden of Shawnee; uncle and his wife, Roger and Becky Ogden of Portland, Ore.; aunt and her husband, Maeline and Jeff Smith of Quinton; six cousins, Megan Ogden, Lauren Ogden, Candice Bruce, Billy Bruce, Ashley Bruce, and Brookelynn Smith.

Service will be 2 p.m. Monday at the First Baptist Church in Prague with Bro. Tim Emmons officiating. Burial will follow in the Prague Cemetery.

Parks Brothers Funeral Service of Prague is directing arrangements

Floyd Goodnight

Tecumseh resident Floyd Goodnight, 73, died Friday, Aug. 12, in Tecumseh.
Service will be 10 a.m. Monday at Cooper Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow at Tecumseh Cemetery.

Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh is directing arrangements

Ethel L. Rhodes

Newall resident Ethel L. Rhodes, 91, died Thursday, Aug. 11, in Newalla.
Graveside service will be 10 a.m. today at Sunny Lane Cemetery, Del City, with Dr. Tony Nickel officiating.

Smith~Parks Funeral Service, Harrah, is directing arrangements

Virginia R. Davis Braden

Longtime Chandler resident Virginia R. Davis Braden, 86, died Thursday, Aug. 11, in Oklahoma City.
Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Monday at the Oak Park Cemetery in Chandler with Brother Lyndal Warner officiating.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Infant Crisis Services, 1933 N.W. 39 St, Oklahoma City, OK 73118 or to Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation.

Parks Brothers Funeral Service of Chandler is directing arrangements.

Donald P. Lerch

Deer Park, Texas, resident Donald P. Lerch, 84, died Sunday, Aug. 7, in Deer Park.
Service will be 1 p.m. today at the Fellowship Bible Church, Harrah, with the Rev. Randall Slack officiating. Burial will be 4:30 p.m. at Fairlawn Cemetery in Chickasha.

Smith~Parks Funeral Service, Harrah, is directing arrangements

published Aug. 14, 2005

Floyd Goodnight

Floyd Goodnight, 73, Tecumseh, died Friday, Aug. 12, in Tecumseh.

He was born Sept. 24, 1931, in Chandler to George and Myrtle (Fowler) Goodnight. He was raised in Sparks. He lived there until 1978 when he moved to Tecumseh.

He attended school and graduated from Sparks.

On Oct. 24, 1978, he married Geri Barnes in Gainesville, Texas. He worked at Tinker Air Force Base for more than 30 years before retiring in 1987. He enjoyed farming and ranching in his spare time.

Preceding him in death were his parents and a brother, Bill Goodnight.

Surviving are his wife, Geri Goodnight, of the home; daughter and son-in-law, Mary and Phil Estes of Pewaukee, Wis.; sons and daughters-in-law, Billy and Suzanna Goodnight of Chandler, Carl and Becky Goodnight of Chandler and Kenny and Kelly Goodnight of Shawnee; stepdaughter and son-in-law, Tammy and Jack Reece of Tecumseh; two sisters-and brothers-in-law, Leota and Leon Brown of Sparks and Georgie and Haile Cunningham of Chandler; grandchildren and spouses, Randy and Lori Estes, Angie and Fox Hoover, Kacie Estes, Kristie and Charles Cowden, BJ and Michelle Goodnight, Denise and Van Swafford, Carly Goodnight, Kirbey Goodnight, Kristen Goodnight and Tandie Reece, nine great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Monday Aug. 15, 2005, at Cooper Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Larry Sparks of New Beginning Church officiating. Burial will follow at Tecumseh Cemetery under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home.

David Ray Willis

David Ray Willis, 36, of Shawnee went to be with his Lord Thursday, Aug. 11.

He was born Nov. 5, 1968, in Oklahoma City to Ronald Willis and Beverly Masquat.

He graduated from Moore High School in 1987, where he was a star athlete. David was a truck driver for Gilbert and Sons Trucking.

He and Nikki R. Lockas were married Feb. 23, 1996.

He served in the U.S. Air Force, serving in Desert Shield/Storm and in the U.S. Army National Guard. David was a Sunday school teacher and in the men's ministries at Downtown Pentecostal Holiness Church. He was also an avid NASCAR fan.

The casket will remain open until service time and not opened after.

He is preceded in death by his grandfather, John Willis, and stepmother, Sandra Willis.

He is survived by his wife, Nikki Willis; three sons, Joshua Willis, T.J. Ferguson and Landry Willis; father, Ronald Willis; mother, Beverly Masquat; mother-in-law, Linda Ferguson-Treat; grandmothers, Wanda Patton and Wilma Ferguson; four sisters Susan Donnelly, Brittney Mirles, Mikki Ciner and Samantha Masquat; one brother Andy Willis; and a number of aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday at the Downtown Pentecostal Holiness Church with pastor Ron Baldridge officiating. Burial will follow at Little Cemetery. Walker Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.

Glyn Eugene Shelton

Former Shawnee resident Glyn Eugene Shelton, 79, of Boise, Idaho, died Tuesday, Aug. 9, in Boise, Idaho.

He was born Aug. 29, 1925, in Shawnee to John Logan and Blanche Day-Shelton.

He was a graduate of Shawnee schools. Glyn was married to Haywoodean Vick in Shawnee on April 21, 1947.

Glyn had been living in Boise, Idaho, since April 1, 1983, and had also lived in Midwest City and Shawnee. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Boise, Idaho, and always enjoyed singing.

Preceding him in death were his parents and other siblings.

Surviving are his wife, H. Vicki Shelton, of the home; son, Dennis E. and wife Patricia Shelton of Boise, Idaho; and grandson, Jefferson M. Shelton of Miami, Fla.; brother, John Logan Shelton of Shawnee and Harvey D. Shelton of Midwest City.

Pallbearers will be Jerry Johnson, David Moore, Louis Robinson, John R. Webb, Jimmy White and Eric Gay.

Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Monday at Liberty Baptist Church with the Rev. Bill Matthews and the Rev. Phil Thompson officiating. Burial will follow at Tecumseh Cemetery under the direction of Gaskill Funeral Chapel.

Edmund A. Grywalski

Edmund A. Grywalski, 85, Shawnee, died Thursday, Aug. 11, in Norman.
He was born Feb. 17, 1920, in Edwardsville, Pa., the son of Joseph and Mary (Reykowski) Grywalski. He was reared in Edwardsville and was a graduate of Edwardsville High School.

He attended Central State University, where he earned his bachelor9s degree. He earned his master9s degree and doctorate from Oklahoma State University.

On Nov. 4, 1942, he married Thelma Watts in Kentucky.

He taught at Ardmore Business College, Meeker and Arcadia, where he served as principal until retiring in 1964.

A member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, he had served as post commander for VFW Post 4938 in Edmond. He also was a life member of Disabled American Veterans, and the Shawnee American Legion Post No. 16.

Preceding him in death were his parents; daughter, Sandra Grywalski; sisters, Frances Moyers and Elenor Grywalski; and brother, Joseph Grywalski.

Surviving are his wife, Thelma B. Grywalski, of the home; sister, Irene Grywalski of Pennsylvania; grandchildren, Sonja and Jeff Cupps of Bethel and Sean and Cathy Grywalski of Florida; great-grandchildren, Danielle and Amanda Bridges, Kristine and Raechell Messinger and Ashley Grywalski.

The family has designated the Oklahoma Heart Association as appropriate for memorials. Viewing will be 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday at Cooper Funeral Home in Tecumseh.

Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Monday at Rose Hill Cemetery in Ardmore. Cooper Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Jewell Fannie Whitson Ridenour

Jewell Fannie (Rosier) Whitson Ridenour, 98, passed away Friday, Aug. 12, in Tecumseh.
She was born near Macomb in Brinton Township, Pottawatomie County, on Oct. 8, 1906, to Daniel Albert "Ab" and Ollie Belle (Creekmore) Rosier.

Jewell married Uriah G. Whitson in Hays, Kan., in 1938. He died in 1946. In 1947, she married Charles R. Ridenour in Reno Nev., and was again widowed in 1962.

After living in Sacramento, Calif., for many years, Jewell returned to Shawnee in the late 1980s to help care for her ailing sister, Nell Barnwell. She became active in the Senior Citizens Organization in Shawnee until the early 1990s.

In addition to her parents and sister, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Angus L. "Al" Rosier and Marion Rosier; childhood friend and sister-in-law, Clara G. Rosier; two nieces, Betty Jo Rosier Lyday and Patsy Ruth Rosier Bennett; and a nephew.

She is survived by a great-niece and husband, Patsy and Albert Waller, three great-great-nephews and one great-great-niece.

Graveside service will be 4 p.m. Monday at Resthaven Memorial Park Cemetery at Trinity chapel, with the Rev. Bill Matthews and the Rev. Phil Thompson officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Gaskill Funeral Chapel.

Phosa A. Brown

Phosa A. Brown, 86, of Cushing died Thursday, Aug. 11, at a Cushing nursing home.
Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Monday at Full Gospel Assembly of God Church in Cushing with pastor Larry Huff officiating. Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery in Seminole.

Arrangements are under the direction of Swearingen Funeral Home in Seminole.

OKbits
http://www.rootsweb.com/~okbits
Created by
Sharon Burnett-Crawford
Site Hosted by Rootsweb
Copyright 1996 - 2014 OKGenWeb Coordinator

You are visitor #  8136

Email
okbits@gmail.com

This Page Was Last Updated
 
Friday, August 22, 2014