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ASABELL, AZBILL, BUTCHER, CRANE, GOADE, HILLEY

Beckham County: Sayre Headlight Journal, Thursday, May 21, 1992

Entered Into Eternal Rest
George A. GOADE, 84, of Sayre died Thursday in Sayre Memorial Hospital. Graveside services will be at 2 PM Saturday at the Delhi Cemetery under direction of Rose Chapel Funeral Service of Sayre.
George, son of Charles and Nora GOADE, was born Oct 9, 1907 in Sweetwater. George married Otha Leona HILLEY, Nov 15, 1930 at Mangum.
He was proceded in death by his parents, one son; three brothers and one sister.
He is survived by his wife, Leona; five daughters; one son; 9 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Rosa CRANE; Cally ASABELL.
Submitters Note - George Alfred Goade's parents are Charles Goade and Nora Ruth BUTCHER Goade. George and Leona were married Nov 15, 1929. His deceased son was Calvin Marshall Goade. And George only had 2 sisters - Rosa Goade CRANE, Copperas Cove, TX and Callie Goade AZBILL, Paulden, AZ.
Submitted by the daughter of George A. Goade - Joy Goade Zowie - rjzowie@awesomenet.net

MERRELL, OGDEN, WILLIAMS

Grady County: Chickasha Daily Express, Tuesday, July 7, 1992

Funeral for Charles "Shorty" Ardell MERRELL, 56, Chickasha, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 9, 1992, in Brown-Binyon Funeral Home Chapel.
Charles Ardell MERRELL was born December 13, 1935 in Chickasha, the son of George G. MERRELL and Ethel OGDEN MERRELL. He died July 4, 1992 in Oklahoma City.
At 17, he joined the US army, serving his country for 22 years. He served during Korean and Vietnam, receiving the following medals: National Defense Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Expert Rifle in Vietnam, Service Medal with two Bronze Stars, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Good Conduct Medal Clasp, and the Bronze Four Loops. Charles was honorable discharged in 1973.
He was preceded in death by his father, George G. MERRELL in November, 1966; his mother, Ethel MERRELL WILLIAMS, in August 1989; one brother, James L. MERRELL, in December 1982, and daughter and granddaughter, Charlene and Shelley Dean WILLIAMS, in May 1976.
Interment will be in Mustang Cemetery, Mustang, OK.

HOLCOMB, MEVILLE

Grady County: Chickasha Daily Express, Tuesday, July 7, 1992

Graveside services for Beulah HOLCOMB, 81, Marietta, GA., will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 9, 1992, at Rose Hill Cemetery, Chickasha.
She was born Oct. 13, 1910, in Fletcher, the daughter of Eliza and Bertha MEVILLE. She died early Monday, July 6, 1996, in St. Joseph Hospital, Atlanta, GA.
She moved from Fletcher to Chickasha when she was four years of age. She married Harry HOLCOMB on June 12, 1930. She was a church organist at First United Methodist Church, Groesbeck, Texas, for many years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry R. HOLCOMB, in December 1986.
Services will be under the direction of Porter Funeral Home

BEASLEY, BYRAE, CARR, FLEMING, HENDERSON, HORN, JONES, LANGFORD, MCVEY, MILLS, OAKES, PALMER, PEARSON, PEARY, POTTER, SHELTON, SMITH, SPRINGER, STEWART, STIDHAM, WOODS

Grady County: Chickasha Daily Express, Tuesday, July 7, 1992

Funeral for Eustice Omer PEARSON, 78, Alex, was held at 10 a.m. Friday, July 3, 1992, in Alex High School Auditorium., Truman Teel officiated, assisted by J. HENDERSON. Singers were Danny STEWART, Ty FLEMING, Justin SPRINGER, Coye LANGFORD, Greg PEARY, Bud JONES, Mark BYRAE, Terry SHELTON, Raclene MILLS, Margaret JONES. Pallbearers: Jackie Pearson, Jamie Pearson, Timmy Pearson, David SMITH, Jason POTTER, Otie OAKES, Rodney WOODS, Kenney BEASLEY, Joshua OAKES, Joseph Pearson. Honorary Pallbearers: Lee Spoon, Wilmer Shelton, Albert Lawson, Waco MCVEY, Leonard STEWART, Bob Langford, Jakie HORN, Bill PALMER, L.B. CARR, Jack STIDHAM.
Interment was in Alex Cemetery under the direction of Sevier Funeral Home.

COOK, GIBSON, HILL

Grady County: Chickasha Daily Express, Tuesday, July 7, 1992

Funeral services for J.B. GIBSON, 68, Cyril, will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 8,1992 in Cyril First Baptist Church with Rev. Travis Wollenberg, pastor, officiating.
He was born April 14, 1924, in Cement, the son of James Randall GIBSON and Mary Almeda HILL GIBSON. He died July 6, 1992 in Grady Memorial Hospital, Chickasha.
On Oct. 31, 1947 he married Peggy Lorene COOK in Cyril. He served in the US Navy during WW II in the Pacific Theatrs.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Oren and Bill GIBSON.

COOK, DAVIS, RUSSIAN

Hughes County: The Holdenville Daily News, Tuesday, September 8, 1992

Anna Mae COOK services held Monday. Anna Mae COOK, formerly of Holdenville, died Saturday, September 5 in Seminole Municipal Hospital in Seminole at the age of 92.
She was born March 1,1900 in   Marietta, Oklahoma Indian Territory, to Mary Ann RUSSIAN DAVIS and John M. DAVIS. She lived in the Calvin area for a number of years and had lived in Holdenville seven years. She was married to James William COOK, April 25, 1919 and he preceded her in death February 4, 1959.
Survivors include three sons and three daughters-in-law; 17 grandchildren; numerous great -grandchildren; one brother; and two daughters-in-law.
She was preceded in death by four sons, William T., Lewis C., Doyle and Don COOK; also four brothers, Billy DAVIS, George DAVIS, Sherman DAVIS, and Charlie DAVIS, and one sister, Hazel DAVIS.
Funeral services were held in the Hudson Funeral Home chapel, Monday September 7th at 3:30 p.m. with Rev. Darren York officiating. Burial was in Hilltop Cemetery under the direction of Hudson Funeral Home.
Submitter's Note: Mother’s Name: Mary Ann Rushing-Davis: Died: 5 September 1992:
Submitted and Researched by Elnora Frances Cook-Wyrick   ejwaa@worldnet.att.net

NANCE, TOMPKINS

Comanche County: The Lawton Constitution, Thursday, May 13, 1993

Apache--Funeral for Eddie Don "Duck" NANCE, 52, Apache, will be at 2 p.m., Friday in Fletcher First Baptist Church with the Rev. Mike TOMPKINS, pastor, officiating. Mr. NANCE died Wednesday at a Anadarko hospital following a brief illness. Burial will be in Fletcher Cemetery under direction of Robbins Funeral Home, Fletcher.
He was born Nov. 27, 1940, in Fletcher. He grew up in Fletcher and attended Fletcher schools. He was a professional painter. He was employed by a large industrial painter and commercial contractor. Mr. NANCE had lived in Apache for the past 1;7 years.
Survivors include his wife, Sue, of the home; 2 daughters; a stepdaughter; his father,; 3 sisters; 6 brothers; and 3 grandchildren.
Submitted by Margie Etter MEtter39@aol.com

BUCKNER, CHUCULATE, KINSEY, KUYKENDALL, PETERS, SPARKS, WRIGHT

Sequoyah County: Sequoyah County Times, Sunday, January 23, 1994

India Opal KUYKENDALL, 81, of Sallisaw died Friday, Jan. 21, 1994 in her home. She was born May 21, 1912 to John Lester and Minnie S. (PETERS) SPARKS. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Jan. 24, 1994, at Peters Cemetery under the direction of Wheeler Funeral Home in Sallisaw. With James Watie Woodward officiating..
She is survived by two daughters, Colleen and Chloetta; a son, James; two sisters, Oleta BUCKNER and Reba KINSEY both of Sallisaw; five brothers, Earl, Don, and John SPARKS and Jerry CHUCULATE, all of Sallisaw, and John WRIGHT of California; 11 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

CHASTAIN, DAVIDSON, GARVIN, MARSHALL, RAMSEY, SEWELL, SHOCKLEY, THOMAS, WOODS

Murray County: Sulphur Times-Democrat, Thursday, February 3, 1994

Martha Ann CHASTAIN
Martha Ann CHASTAIN, 77, died here January 28, 1994. She was born December 22, 1916 at Kiowa to John Newton and Leola L. (GARVIN) MARSHALL.
She married Elige J. CHASTAIN, August 6, 1932 at McAlester and had lived in Sulphur the past four years, moving here from Krum, TX.
Survivors include her husband Elige CHASTAIN; five daughters, Nancy CHASTAIN, Bertha THOMAS, Leola WOODS, Katheryn SEWELL, and Mary SHOCKLEY; four sons, James, Joe, Kenneth and Jackie CHASTAIN; two sisters Minnie [RAMSEY] and Veatrice [DAVIDSON]; one brother, Joe MARSHALL, 40 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Feburary 1, 1994 at 10:00 a.m. at Clagg Funeral Home. Interment was in the Restland Memorial Park Cemetery in Dallas with Clagg Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
Ray Chastain rayc@ix.netcom.com

BARTLETT, ETTER, KELLY, MURTRY, THOMAS, WHITLEY, WHITLOCK

Comanche County: The Fletcher Herald, Tuesday, February 8, 1994

Funeral service fro Clarence Ward BARTLETT, 85, Fletcher, was held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, February 7, 1994, in the Fletcher Assembly of God Church with Rev. Robert WHITLEY, pastor, and the Rev. Larry THOMAS, pastor of Elgin Assembly of God Church, officiating. He died Friday morning at his home in Fletcher after a lengthy illness. Burial was in Sterling Cemetery under the direction of Robbins Funeral Home, Fletcher.
He was born in Garber, Oklahoma, on March 12, 1908, and had lived in that area until moving to Fletcher in 1921 with his parents. He had lived in the Elgin-Sterling-Fletcher area since that time. He married Mildred Bernice ETTER in Mar 1951, in Lawton and worked for L.D. WHITLOCK Trucking from 1952 until 1961. He also worked in the oil and gas fields. He retired in 1961.
He is survived by his wife, Mildred, of the home; 3 daughters; 3 sons; 1 brother; 13 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Millie BARTLETT; 1 son, Carol Ward; 4 brothers; Floyd, Charlie, Dane, and Herbie, and 2 sisters; Eunice MC MURTRY and Mabel KELLY.
Submitted by niece: Sharon Burnett Crawford okbits@cox.net

SEYMOUR, WHITLEY

Comanche County: The Fletcher Herald, Thursday, March 9, 1995

Funeral services for Ruth Pauline SEYMOUR, 87, Lawton, were held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, March 3, 1995, in Robbins Funeral Home Chapel, Fletcher, with the Rev. Robert WHITLEY, pastor of Assembly of God Church, Fletcher, officiating. Mrs. SEYMOUR died Tuesday, February 26, 1995, in a Lawton nursing home. Burial was in the Rush Springs Cemetery, Rush Springs, Oklahoma, under the direction of Robbins Funeral Home, Fletcher.
She was born April 5, 1907, in Duncan, Oklahoma. She was raised east of Duncan. She attended Gatlin School north of Duncan. She married John H. SEYMOUR on August 16, 1925, in Rush Springs. They lived in Fletcher from 1932 until 1959. Her husband died May 19, 1959. She then moved to Lawton where she had lived since. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church, Fletcher.
Survivors include a son, 1 brother, 2 sisters; 15 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, she was also preceded in death by 1 son, Melvin L. SEYMOUR, in January 1977.
Submitted by Margie Etter MEtter39@aol.com

SEYMOUR, WOLLENBERG

Comanche County: The Lawton Constitution, Saturday, May 20, 1995

Cyril (Staff)---Graveside service for Verma Lee SEYMOUR, 83, Cyril, will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday in Celestial Gardens, Cyril, with the Rev. Travis WOLLENBERG, pastor of the First Baptist Church, Cyril, officiating. Mrs. SEYMOUR died Friday in a Chickasha hospital. Burial will be under direction of Robbins Funeral Home, Fletcher.
She was born September 11, 1911, in Mena, Arkansas. She moved to southeast Oklahoma as a child, then moved to the Fletcher-Cyril area in 1961. She married James C. "Jim" SEYMOUR on February 22, 1930. he died September 25, 1971. Mrs SEYMOUR was a member of the First Baptist Church, Cyril
Survivors include 3 daughters, 2 sons, 2 sisters, 21 grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren.
Submitted by Margie Etter MEtter39aol.com

AUTRY, GOOD, RICHARDSON

Comanche County: The Lawton Constitution, Saturday, May 20, 1995

Marlow--Funeral for Virgil Lawrence RICHARDSON, 91, Marlow, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in First Baptist Church, Marlow, with the Rev. Jerry Couch officiating. Mr. Richardson died Thursday in a Marlow nursing home. Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens under direction of Callaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral Home, Marlow.
He was born December 22, 1901, in Rossville, Kansas. He had lived in the Marlow area since 1910. He married Bertha E. AUTRY on November 23, 1924. She died March 28, 1980. He married Flora E. GOOD on November 15, 1983, in Marlow. He was a retired farmer and rancher. He had been a member of Denton Baptist Church, west of Marlow, since 1923.
Survivors include his wife, of the home, 1 daughter, 2 sons, 1 brother, 3 stepsons, 7 grandchildren, and 6 great-grandchildren.

SEYMOUR, SWAGERTY

Comanche County: The Lawton Constitution, Saturday, May 20, 1995

Apache (Staff)--Funeral for Jewel Faye SEYMOUR, 87, of Apache, who died Sunday night in an Anadarko nursing home after a long illness, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in First Baptist Church in Apache with the Rev. A.L. SWAGERTY, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Apache under direction of Crews Funeral Home.
Mrs. SEYMOUR was born November 11, 1895, in Tage, Texas. She married Charlie R. SEYMOUR February 4, 1914, in Oklahoma City. He died May 26, 1973. They moved to the Apache area in 1918 and lived and farmed in the Doyle community until they moved into Apache in 1939. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Apache and was active in the children and youth ministries, taught Sunday School and participated in a mission program with local Indian women and children.
Survivors include 2 daughters, 2 sons, 8 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.
Submitted by Margie Etter MEtter39@aol.com

ALLBAUGH, LEDFORD, THOMAS

Comanche County: The Lawton Constitution, Saturday, May 20, 1995

Moffett--Funeral for Elizabeth Bell ALLBAUGH, 69, Moffett, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Elgin Assembly of God Church with the Rev Stanley LEDFORD, Arkoma, and the Rev. Larry THOMAS, pastor, officiating. Mrs. ALLBAUGH died Sunday from injuries sustained in a traffic accident in Oklahoma City. Burial will be in Fletcher Cemetery under direction of Robbins Funeral Home.
She was born December 29, 1922, in Rush Springs, and grew up in the Fletcher area where she lived most of her life. In 1984, Mrs ALLBAUGH moved to Moffett. She was a homemaker. She married George ALLBAUGH September 22, 1941, in Fletcher Mrs.ALLBAUGH was a member of Fire House Pentecostal Church, Arkoma.
Survivors include her husband, of the home; 2 sons, 3 daughters, her father, 1 brother, a half sister, 16 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren.

BENTON, DEAN, WHITTINGTON

Logan County: Guthrie News Leader, Thursday, July 27, 1995

Donald Ray DEAN, 59, of Guthrie passed away at the Logan County Hospital Wednesday, July 26, 1995 after a 22-year battle with cancer.
He was born July 14, 1936 in Logan County to Jewell and Blanch Dean.
He is survived by his wife, Rozina; one son, Mike, of Kansas; a step-daughter, Connie BENTON, of OK.; a step-son, Alan WHITTINGTON, of OK; and four grandsons.
He was proceded in death by his parents and one brother.
This family researched by P.J. Villanueva

BUCKNER, CHUCULATE, KINSEY, PETERS, SPARKS

Sequoyah County: Sequoyah County Times, Sunday, August 13, 1995

Gravesdie services for E. Oleta BUCKNER, 79, of Sallisaw, are being held Saturday in Sallisaw City Cemetery under the direction of Wheeler Funeral Home of Sallisaw.
Mrs. BUCKNER was born on Nov. 10, 1915, in Bunch, to John Lester Sparks and Minnie Serelda (PETERS) SPARKS. She died Monday, Aug. 7, 1995, in Williams, Ariz.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert BUCKNER, and a son, Lonnie BUCKNER.
Survivors include three sons, Bob, Bill and Frank; two daughters, Janice and Fonda; four brothers, Earl SPARKS John SPARKS, Don SPARKS, and Jerry CHUCULATE; one sister, Reba Jean KINSEY..

BAILEY, BOYCE, SEYMOUR, SIMPSON, SMITH, TOMPKINS

Comanche County: The Fletcher Herald, Thursday, November 9, 1995

Funeral services for James Edward SEYMOUR, 59, Georgetown, Texas, former resident of the Fletcher/Cyril area, were held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 8, 1995, in Robbins Funeral Home Chapel, Fletcher, with Rev. Mike TOMPKINS, pastor of First Baptist Church, Fletcher, officiating Mr. SEYMOUR died Sunday, November 5, 1995, in Austin, Texas, following a lengthy illness. Burial was in the Celestial Gardens Cemetery, Cyril, Oklahoma, under the direction of Robbins Funeral Home, Fletcher.
He was born January 26, 1936, in San Bernardino, California. He was raised in the Fletcher-Cyril. he had lived in El Paso, Texas, and later in New Mexico and due to his ill health moved to Georgetown, Texas, in May of 1991. He was married to Georgia SMITH and later to Cordia BAILEY. Mr. SEYMOUR was a great enthusiast of Grey Hound racing and was a member of Texas and National Grey Hound Association for many years.
Survivors include his wife, 6 daughters, 1 son, 3 sisters, 1 brother, and 11 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by 5 brothers, Thomas Calvin, Alvin Ray, William Jackson "Jack", Walter Robert "Bob", and Todd, 2 sisters, Betty SIMPSON and Sharon K. SEYMOUR, and 1 grandson, Pete BOYCE.
Submitted by Margie Etter MEtter39@aol.com

COFFEY, JOHNSON, RICHIE, ROBINSON, TEMPLETON

Bryan County: Durant Daily Democrat , Tuesday, December 12, 1995

Durant Daily Democrat Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13 at L.P. Coffey Memorial Chapel for Roscoe M. ROBINSON, 97, of Durant. The Rev. Carrell Hooper will officiate.
Mr. ROBINSON died Saturday, Dec. 9, 1995. The son of Freddie and Arizona Kimbell " JOHNSON " ROBINSON, he was born Tuesday, Sept. 20, 1898, in Indian Territory. He was a farmer and cattleman. He lived most of his life in and around Durant. He once served as deputy sheriff under Bill TEMPLETON. He married Willie Belle RICHIE on Feb. 19, 1919, in Bryan County.br> He was preceded in death by his wife on Nov. 11, 1990, his parents, one daughter, Tommy Jean: two brothers, George and Noel ROBINSON, and three sisters, Gertrude , Polly , and Nell.
Survivors include four sons, Hanford , O'Neal, Roy and Doyle, daughter Lucille; 14 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, including two granddaughters that he and Mrs. ROBINSON raised, Jerri and Faye.
Interment will be in Highland Cemetery. Family hour is today from 6 to 7 p.m. at Coffey Funeral Home.COFFEY Funeral Home - 121 N. Fifth, Durant
Submitted by: David L. Taylor dlt@mindless.com - great grand nephew of Roscoe M. Robinson Lindsay, Garvin, OK

COOK, JAMES, STEVENS

Logan County: Guthrie Daily Leader, Friday, December 22, 1995

Funeral services for Steve N. COOK, 75, of Enid will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 23, 1995 in the Anderson-King Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Christopher England and the Rev. Clarence Glaze officiating. Burial will follow in Enid Cemetery under the direction of the Anderson-King Funeral Home.
COOK was born to Steve and Addie COOK January 21, 1920 at Luther. He passed away Dec. 20, 1995 at the St. Marys Mercy Hospital in Enid. COOK and Eldora F. JAMES were married in Enid February 14, 1973. He worked at Long's John Deere in Garber 2 1/2 years. A mechanic for 21 years at Perkins and two years in Guthrie. In 1968, he moved back to Garber and then to Enid in 1973 and retired from Geo. E. Failings in 1987. He was a member of the Cedar Ridge Weslyn Methodist Church and past member of the Moose Lodge.
He is survived by his wife; three sons; two daughters; three sisters; 15 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, Katy Belle STEVENS, three brothers, two sisters and one great grandchild.
Memorials may be made to the Cedar Ridge Weslyan and First Love church in his name through the funeral home.

BAKER, FANNIN, FOX, GLENNON, LAIRD, THOMASON, WHATLEY, WOOD

Carter County: The Daily_Ardmoreite, Monday, January 22, 1996

Freeman C. BAKER
Services for Freeman Charles Baker will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Griffin-Kennedy-Watts Chapel with Dr. Alton FANNIN officiating. Interment will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park.
BAKER died Jan. 20, 1996, in the local hospital. He was born Nov. 21, 1909, at Coalgate, to James G. and Jennie BAKER. He had lived in Ardmore most of his life and was an elder and deacon at Calvary Presbyterian Church. He founded Cashway Lumber Co. in 1955. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Francis Teresa (Pat) GLENNON. He and Mattie FOX WOOD were married Oct. 10, 1973, at Whitewright, Texas.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Joe, Ardmore; daughters, Mary WHATLEY and Kathy BAKER; stepdaughter, Carol J. THOMASON; a brother, Albert, Pasadena, Texas; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Bearers will be grandsons Jim and Jerry BAKER, Ray and Mike LAIRD, and Robert and Russell THOMASON.
Submitted by: Anna Marie (Glennan) Wilson amwilson@brightok.net

JACOBI, JOHNSON, OTOOLE

Comanche County: The Fletcher Herald, Tuesday, January 23, 1996

Funeral mass for Marguerite J. JACOBI, 100, Sterling, was held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 22, 1997, in our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Sterling, with Rev. Thomas OTOOLE, officiating. Burial was in Sterling Catholic Cemetery with Robbins Funeral home, Fletcher, in charge of arrangements. Mrs. JACOBI died in a Lawton nursing home Sunday evening, January 19, 1997, from a length illness.
She was born in Chicago, Illinois, and came to the Sterling area with her parents at age seven. She married Oscar Joseph JACOBI in Sterling in 1916. They operated a general merchandise store in Sterling for many years. Mr. JACOBI preceded her in death in 1960. She was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Sterling.
Survivors include 2 daughters, 1 son, 19 grandchildren, and 21 great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, she was also preceded in death by one son, Oscar JACOBI, Jr., and one daughter, Helen JOHNSON.
Submitted by Margie Etter MEtter39@aol.com

ATWOOD, ATWOOD-PETTIT, BERGMAN-ATWOOD, BUCHOLZ-ATWOOD, BUCHOLZ-KLINGLER, PETTIT

Logan County: Guthrie Daily Leader, Thursday, February 15, 1996

Arthur William "Bill" " Billy" Atwood died, February 14, 1996 of a Heartattack.
A.W. ATWOOD was born January 14, 1930 at home in Guthrie, OK. Mother Maria BUCHOLZ-ATWOOD, and William Arthur ATWOOD. Aunt Roseina BUCHOLZ-KLINGLER. Sisters Dorothy ATWOOD-City of OK City (deceased) and Francis ATWOOD (deseased). Brother Frank ATWOOD of Overland Park, KS. Played on Klingler Farm in Mulhull. Worked in family "cafe" in Guthrie, with mother. Attended Guthrie High School. Graduated w/teaching degree from Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO.
Survived by wife Kay BERGMAN-ATWOOD of of Woodland Park, CO., daughter Kelly ATWOOD of San Rafael, CA., Gwynaeth ATWOOD-PETTIT of Novato, CA., and son Charles ATWOOD of San Rafael, CA. Grand-daughter Antonia Marcel PETTIT. Mr. ATWOOD'S ashes were buried in Roselawn cemetary in Mulhull.
Submitted by: Kelly Atwood  katwood@snader.com

COMBS, MADISON

Logan County: Guthrie Daily Leader, Monday, April 8, 1996

Opal Olive COMBS
Opal, age 85, of Mulhall died April 7, 1996 at Deaconess Hospital in OK City. Burial at Summit View Cemetery. She was born May 14, 1910 in Mulhall to Harry and Lena MADISON.
Survived by one son, two daughters; two brothers; two sisters; seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, W.E. COMBS and a sister.

NOLL, SMITH

Logan County: Guthrie Daily Leader, Tuesday, April 9, 1996

Ethel Daisy NOLL, 88, of Mulhall. Burial will be in Mulhall's Roselawn Cemetery. Ethel was born Sept. 7, 1907 in Marena to John and Retta SMITH. She died April 7, 1996 at Glenpool Health Care.
She is survived by a daughter and a son; five grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was proceeded in death by her two sisters.
Researching Smith/Noll Family is Stanley Smith scsmith@mail.midusa.net

FREEMAN, PRY

Logan County: Guthrie Daily Leader, Tuesday, April 9, 1996

Aimee F. FREEMAN
Aimee, 101, of Guthrie, died April 7, 1996. Burial at Lone Wolf Cemetery. Born May 28, 1894 in Hatton, Missouri to Mr. and Mrs. John PRY. She married Dave FREEMAN on March 6, 1926 in Lone Wolf. After 55 years of marriage he preceded her in death on June 6, 1987.

AHA, BUFORD, DENNY, DURANO, FIELDS, FREEMAN, GAIGE, MORGAN, PARKER, PURSER, REID, SEXTON, SPENCER, WESTPHAL, WIEDEMAN

Canadian County: Piedmont Surrey Gazette, Saturday, June 1, 1996

Day Unknown
The Surrey - A special Edition Pubished by the Piedmont-Surrey Gazette -
Surrey Hills Home and Garden Club Meets
The June 10 meeting of the Surrey Hills Home and Garden Club was hosted by Rita BUFORD at her home. Rita gave a most entertaining program on Shade Gardening, recommending several books on the subject and concluding with a tour of her home gardens.
Members enjoyed a delightful time viewing the front and side shade garden, as well as the myriad of flowers, plants, ground covers and herbs growing profusely in the back gardens. Every plant was identified and discussed at length.
Following the tour of the gardens, members retired to the dining room, whey they were treated to a variety of delicious refreshments.
Present at the meeting were: Joyce GAIGE, Anne MORGAN, Helen Ruth PARKER, Melva SEXTON, Scarlett FIELDS, Jan WESTPHAL, Connie SPENCER, Maxine PURSER, JoAnn FREEMAN, and Nancy AHA. The business meeting, conducted by President Scarlett FIELDS, included a discussion on the Christmas Bazaar, to be held December 7, at the Surrey Hills Golf Clubhouse. Treasurer, Beverly MORGAN, passed out copies of the Treasurer's Report.
The Surrey Hills Home and Garden will meet next in July, at the home of Kathy REID. Tim Fields will conduct a program on Flower Arranging.
Submitted by: Rita Buford bbuford@centurion.flash.net

FAHY, FISHER, GRAHMAN, HADLEY, MORGAN, WILSON

Canadian County: Piedmont Surrey Gazette, Saturday, June 1, 1996

Day Unknown
The Surrey - A special edition published by the Piedmont - Surrey Gazette -
Surrey Hills Lion's Club Installs Officers for Upcoming Year The Surrey Hills Lion's Club installed their new officers for the coming year during ceremonies at the June meeting, held in the pavilion at Lion's Park.
New officers for the year, which begins in July, are: Lynn WILSON, President; JoAnn GRAHMAN, Treasurer, and Ray FISHER, Secretary.
Installation of these officers was performed by Lion Governor Craig HADLEY, of Lawton. Hadley also installed new members to the club: Ken MORGAN and Richard FAHY, both residents of Surrey Hills.
The Surrey Hills Lion's Club was organized in 1973. Since that time, the club has continued to serve the Surrey Hills community. Its many activities include the purchase of the flag pole, located at the entrance to the community, and the maintenance of a flag on the pole, together with a night spotlight. The windy weather requires that the flag be replaced at least three times a year, each time at a cost of $75.
The Lion's Club also sponsors the Easter Egg Hunt, which the children look forward to each year. They also sponsor the Peace Poster Contest, held each year at the Surrey Hills Elementary School. The club awards a $25 U.S. Savings Bond to the winner, whose poster is then sent on for state competition.
The Lion's Club also supports the annual Yukon High School graduation class party. This party has been organized for the purpose of eliminating accidents caused by the excess use of alcoholic beverages. It has been a very successful project, and is attended by over 95 percent of the graduating class members.
Lion's Club members also pick up trash on Nowthwest Highway, between Mustang Road and Morgan Road (a distance of 2 miles) at least three times a year. The Club also provides eye glasses to members of the greater community who cannot afford them.
As most members of the community know, the Lion's Club owns and maintains the Lion's Park and pavilion, located on Hefner Road. Each year, the club attempts to improve the park. Last year, water and electric service were supplied to the pavilion. This coming year, plans are being made to add a fireplace to the pavilion, in addition to other small improvements in the park.
In addition to local community projects, the club also supports the various projects run at the State and National levels.
Submitted by: Rita Buford bbuford@centurion.flash.net

HALE

Comanche County: The Lawton Constitution, Sunday, June 16, 1996

Funeral for James Brent HALE, 30, Lawton, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday on Lawton Ritter Gray Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. William Vance, pastor of Rogers Lane Church of God, officiating. Burial will be in Sterling Cemetery. Mr. HALE died Sunday in Dallas as a result of a car accident.
Mr. HALE was born October 10, 1966, in Lawton. He attended schools in Lawton and Sterling. He lived in Lawton most of his life. He had lived in Dallas the past year.
Survivors include his mother, three brothers. Two stepbrothers, and three half sisters.
Submitted by aunt: Sharon Burnett Crawford okbits@cox.net

LEWIS, RUYLE

Comanche County: The Lawton Constitution, Sunday, June 16, 1996

Walters---Funeral for Kenneth "Ert" RUYLE, 91, Walters, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in First Presbyterian Church of Walters with Dr. James Brock officiating. Mr. RUYLE died Monday in a Walters nursing home. Burial will be in the Walters Cemetery under direction of Hart-Wyatt Funeral Home, Walters.
He was born Sept. 22, 1904, in Walters. He grew up west of Walters and graduated from Walters High School. He married Mary J. LEWIS on Feb. 9, 1930, in Oklahoma City. Mr. RUYLE worked in the oilfield, farmed and was a dairyman. he was also employed by the state highway department, retiring after several years at Walters and then at Ardmore, where he worked as an inspector during the building of Interstate 35. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church, where he was an elder for many years.
Survivors include his wife of the home; a daughter, Carol ; a sister, Mary; three grandchildren and five great grandchildren

VILLARREAL

Comanche County: The Lawton Constitution, Sunday, June 16, 1996

Funeral for Flora Veronica VILLARREAL, 74, Lawton, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Huddleston's Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. James B.M. Stafford, Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, officiating. Burial will be in Post Cemetery, Fort Sill. She died Monday in a Lawton hospital.
She was born Sept. 18, 1921, in Colombia, where she grew up and attended school. She married Pablo VILLARREAL on Sept. 29, 1955, in Panama. She was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic church.
Survivors include her husband, of the home; three sons; four brothers; a sister.

HERBERT, WILLIAMS

Comanche County: The Lawton Constitution, Sunday, June 16, 1996

Tulsa---Former Cyril resident, Lottie Ruth HERBERT WILLIAMS, 90, Tulsa, died Monday in a Tulsa nursing home. Funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in First Baptist Church, Cyril, with the Rev. David Gibson officiating. Burial will be in Celestial Gardens Cemetery, Cyril, under the direction of Binyon-Cyril Funeral Home. Area survivors include a sister, Susie.

BAUMBERGER, JOHNSON

Comanche County: The Lawton Constitution, Sunday, June 16, 1996

Elgin---Memorial Services for Jewell E. BAUMBERGER, 71, Elgin, will be at 1 p.m. Friday in Elgin Assembly of God Church with the Rev. Larry Thoma, pastor, officiating. Mrs. BAUMBERGER died Sunday in a Fort Sill hospital following a lengthy illness. Arrangements are under direction of Robbins Funeral Home, Fletcher.
She was born Oct. 19, 1924, in Benton County, Arkansas. She moved to Borger, Texas and attended school there. she moved to Elgin in 1992 after living in Amarillo, Texas, 32 years. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Walter, of the home; and two brothers; Troy JOHNSON and Guy JOHNSON.

QUICKLE

Comanche County: The Lawton Constitution, Sunday, June 16, 1996

Midwest City---Former Lawton resident, John A. QUICKLE, 78, Midwest City, died Friday in a Midwest City hospital. Funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. today in country Estates Baptist Church, Midwest City. Graveside services will be at 5 p.m. in Highland Cemetery, Lawton. Area survivors include a sister, Flo.

BARGER, RIDGWAY, WELCH

Sequoyah County: Sequoyah County Times, Sunday, July 7, 1996

Funeral services for Betty Jean (BARGER) RIDGWAY, 68, of St. Louis, Mo. formerly of Sallisaw, and the Badger Lee Community, were held Tuesday, June 11, 1996, in St. Louis. Burial was in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, near St. Louis.
Mrs. RIDGWAY was born May 7, 1928, in Sequoyah County, to Belvie and Sadie (WELCH) BARGER. She died Friday, June 7, 1996, in St. Louis.
Survivors include her husband, Robert "Bob" of the home; two sisters, Ellen and Kaye; four brothers, Bill "Sie", Darrell, Bob, Charles; her uncle Roscoe C.; and many in-laws, nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.

WRIGHT

Comanche County: The Lawton Constitution, Tuesday, July 16, 1996

Funeral for Effie May WRIGHT, 81, Lawton, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Pentecostal Church of God with the Rev. Bill Burrow officiating. She died Sunday in a Lawton hospital. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens under direction of Huddleston's Funeral Home.
She was born Aug. 5, 1914 in Jackson, Mississippi. She grew up in Paris, Texas. She married Claude P. WRIGHT on July 28, 1935 in Paris. He died April 26, 1955. She was a member of Pentecostal Church of God.
Survivors include two sons; three daughter; 20 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren and tree great-great-grandchildren.

FRYE, SPARKS

Sequoyah County: Sequoyah County Times, Thursday, October 31, 1996

Funeral services for Don Sparks, 61, of Sallisaw are being held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Agent Chapel in Sallisaw with Bros. Robert Hight and Harold Gibson officiating. Burial is in Peters Cemetery northeast of Sallisaw, under the direction of Agent Funeral Home in Sallisaw.
Mr. SPARKS was born June 5, 1935, in Claremore, to John Lester and Mary V. (FRYE) SPARKS. He died Monday, Oct. 28, 1996 in Sallisaw.
Survivors include his wife, Carol; one son and daughter-in-law, Roger and Melanie; one daughter and son-in-law, Teresa and Joey; two grandchildren; four brothers, Earl, John Lester Jr., (Sonny) , Jerry and Bud; one sister Reba;

FLATT, MERCER, SELF, YARBROUGH, YATES

Comanche County: The Fletcher Herald, Thursday, January 23, 1997

Funeral services for Thomas L. SELF, 57, Cement, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, January 20, 1997, in the Assembly of God Church, Cement, with Rev. Ted MERCER, Grace Fellowship Church, Anadarko, and Rev.Sanford YARBROUGH, pastor, officiating. Burial was in Celestial Gardens Cemetery, Cyril, under direction of Robbins Funeral Home, Fletcher. Mr. SELF died in an Oklahoma City hospital Wednesday after-noon, January 15, 1997.
He was born September 7, 1939, in Cement, Oklahoma, and grew up there. He married Patricia FLATT on May 25, 1962, in Cyril. He lived in Tulsa, Texas and farmed there for 12 years and in Little Rock, Arkansas, before returning to Cement in 1980. He worked for Young's Well Service in Cement and later Shiflett Transport Service in Fletcher, until illness forced his retirement in 1996. He was a member of Grace Christian Fellowship Church, Anadarko.
Survivors include his wife, two sons, two brothers, and one sister.
Submitted by Margie Etter MEtter39@aol.com Friday For Louise Evelyn YATES Graveside services for Louise Evelyn YATES, 77, Mission Viejo, CA, will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, January 24, 1997, Sterling Cemetery, under direction of Robbins Funeral Home, Fletcher, Oklahoma. Mrs. YATES died Sunday, January 19, 1997, in California. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the O'Conner Funeral Home in Laguna Hills Mortuary. She was born April 6, 1919 in Oklahoma and grew up and lived in Sterling until moving to California in the 1940's. She married Robert Frederick YATES. She was a self-employed seamstress. She is survived by her husband, 2 daughters, 1 son, 3 sisters, 1 brother, 1 grandchild, and 3 great-grandchildren Submitted by Margie Etter

BARTLETT, HATFIELD, PENDERGRASS

Comanche County: The Fletcher Herald, Thursday, January 23, 1997

Funeral services for Robert Lloyd "Bobby" PENDERGRASS, Jr., 54 Rush Springs, were held at 10 a.m. Friday, January 17, 1997, in Fletcher Assembly of God Church, Fletcher, Oklahoma, with Rev. Larry HATFIELD, pastor of Grand Avenue Assembly of God Church, Chickasha, Oklahoma, officiating. Burial was in Sterling Cemetery, Sterling, Oklahoma, under direction of Robbins Funeral Home, Fletcher, Oklahoma. Mr. PENDERGRASS died in a Chickasha nursing home Wednesday, January 15, 1997.
He was born April 16, 1942, in Abilene, Kansas and lived in Georgia where he attended high school and college. He married Mildred L. BARTLETT on Jul 28, 1973, in Fletcher and they lived in Elgin, Wichita Falls, and Houston, Texas, and in Georgia, before moving to Chickasha in 1994. (he has been in a Chickasha nursing home.)
Survivors include his wife, 1 daughter, 2 sons, his father. He was a football, baseball, softball, and soccer referee.
Submitted by Margie Etter MEtter39@aol.com

CHRISTIAN, KRONE, LEADFORD, MALICOAT, MOORE, ONEIL, ROWDEN

Grady County: Chickasha Daily Express, Tuesday, February 25, 1997

Child of James Patrick Malicoat and Mary Ann Leadford:
Tessa Ann Leadford (18526) Graveside service for Tessa Ann (Tess) LEADFORD, 13 months, of Chickasha, will be held at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, 1997, in Fairlawn Cemetery. Mr.Bill Nunley, Cornerstone Church, will officiate. Tessa Ann (Tess) Leadford
was born Jan. 13, 1996, in Chickasha, and died Friday, Feb. 21, 1997, in Chickasha.
She was named after Tess on "Touched by an Angel." Tess lived in Chickasha all of her life.
She is survived by her mother, Mary Ann LEADFORD, of Chickasha; her father, James MALICOAT, of Chickasha; grandmother, Carolyn ROWDEN, of Chickasha; great-grandmother, Mildred ONEIL and great-grandfather, Robert ONEIL, of Chickasha; aunts and uncles including Kalenda KRONE, Anna MOORE, Susan CHRISTIAN, Robert MOORE, and Kyle A. MOORE and several cousins.
Interment will be in the Fairlawn Cemetery under the direction of Sevier Funeral Home.
Submitted by Jean Brand JBrand1056@aol.com

BLUE, EASLEY, PARRISH, STONE

Marshall County: Madill Record, Saturday, March 15, 1997

Date Unknown
Claudia Beatress STONE
Funeral services for Claudia Beatress STONE, 85, of Vista, Calif., were Friday. Mrs. STONE died March 15 in Vista following several years of declining health.
Mrs. STONE was born Jan. 9, 1912, in Madill and was reared in the Enos area. She and Luther William STONE married August 23, 1930, in Madill. They moved to Oceanside, Calif., in 1941, where she spent the remainder of her life. Mrs. STONE was a member of the Baptist Church.
She is survived by her childrel; five half brothers; five half sisters; a step-brother and step-sister, ; 26 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren, and a great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband on April 15, 1981; three sons, James STONE  in 1995,  Choice STONE in 1996, and Roy STONE; a daughter, Arva Jean STONE in 1944; and two brothers, William Paul EASLEY in 1944, and Garvis Pete EASLEY in 1996.
Services were in Watts Memorial Chapel with Larry Logan officiating. Music was arranged by the Church of Christ singers. Burial was in the Willis Cemetery under the direction of Watts Funeral Home, Madill.
Casket bearers were Wendyl PARRISH, Glendell PARRISH,  Auda BLUE,  Frank BLUE, Robert BLUE, and Wayne EASLEY.
Submitter:
Cathy Phillips CraftyCathyC7@aol.com

CARLSON, COCK, DAWKINS, TIPTON

Pottawatomie County: Shawnee News-Star, Friday, April 11, 1997

TIPTON Korean War veteran Jimmy Ray TIPTON, Tecumseh died Saturday February 22, 1997, in Shawnee Regional Hospital from terminal cancer. He was 66 years old.
Jimmy was born in Macomb, to John and Bertha (COCK) TIPTON, and attended school in Macomb, where he was reared. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He married Constance B. CARLSON on May 6, 1965 in Mexico. He also lived in Beaumont CA and Twakne, Texas. While working with General Telephone and Contel Telephone as a telephone installer and repaiman until his retirement. He lived in Tecumseh since 1987. Jimmy was a member of the Sharon Baptist Church, the American Legion Hill-Huett Post No. 260 of Tecumseh and the Veterans of Foreign Wars of Tecumseh.
He was preceded in death my his parents. (John Wiley TIPTON II, and Bertha Mae (COCK) TIPTON.
Service were held at 1pm Tuesday at the Sharon Baptist Church in Tecumseh. The Rev. Clint DAWKINS officiated. Burial was at Prairie View Cemetery in Macomb, OK under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home in Tecumseh.
Submitted and Researched by  Birdie (Totty) McNutt birdiemc@juno.com

CARTER, MCNUTT, REED, SMITH, TIPTON

Pottawatomie County: Shawnee News-Star, Friday, April 11, 1997

CARTER Ruby Louise CARTER, 78 of Coffeyville, Kan., died Wednesday in Wichita, Kan. Hospital.
She was born March 1, 1919, in Lexington, Oklahoma., to Emmitt and Tisha (TIPTON) MCNUTT. She attended school in Oklahoma and married Frank SMITH. She later married Burton DedOliver REED. She lived in California for several years before moving to Coffeyville in 1954. Mrs CARTER worked as a waitress and cook in several cafes during her career. She was a member of the First Southern Baptist Church of Coffeyville.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one son Leonard B., brother, Earl, and two sisters, Verl and Vera.
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Ford-Wulf-Bruns Edgewood Chapel, Coffeyville, Kansas, with burial at Resthaven Memorial Park, Coffeyville, Kan
Submitted and Researched by  Birdie (Totty) McNutt birdiemc@juno.com

CHUCULATE

Sequoyah County: Sequoyah County Times, Sunday, May 11, 1997

Graveside services for Jerry M. CHUCULATE TE, 47, of Sallisaw are being held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Peters Cemetery with Jim Henson officiating. Burial was under the direction of Wheeler Funeral Home in Sallisaw.
Mr. CHUCULATE was born April 7, 1950, in Sequoyah county. He died Wednesday, May 7, 1997, in Sallisaw.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret of the home; one daughter, Rita; two sons, Jerry Daniel and Eric Hunter; three sisters, Galela, Linda and Reba; two brothers, John "Sonny" and Earl; three grandchildren.

BOYD

Sequoyah County: Sequoyah County Times, Thursday, May 15, 1997

R. C. BOYD , 54, of Sallisaw died Saturday, May 10, 1997, in Sallisaw. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Sallisaw City Cemetery under the direction of Agent Funeral Home of Sallisaw.
He is survived by a step-daughter, Angel; a step-son, Tom; his mother Lucille BOYD; a sister Norma; two brothers, Bob and Dale; and three half brothers Marcus, Gene and Harold.

BREWER, HINES, MARTIN, WOODWARD

Sequoyah County: Sequoyah County Times, Tuesday, May 20, 1997

Funeral services for Loyce Gean WOODWARD, 57, of Sallisaw are being held at 2 P.M. Wednesday,May 21, 1997 at Calvary Temple Full Gospel Church, north of Sallisaw. Burial will be in Brushy Cemetery, north of Sallisaw, under the direction of Agent Funeral Home in Sallisaw.
Mrs. WOODWARD was born October 18, 1939. in the Brushy community, to Jimmy "J.H." MARTIN and Mollie HINES MARTIN. She died Sunday, May 18, 1997, in Sallisaw. Mrs. WOODWARD was an educator at Gans Public Schools for 23 years and was of the Pentecostal faith. She married Watie O. WOODWARD December 27, 1956, in Tulsa.
Survivors include her husband, Watie of the home; two daughters, Kathy Gean and Mollie Ann; one son, James; six grand daughters; one sister, Florence;one brother JameS; two aunts, Lillie BREWER and Pearline MARTIN.

BOONE, SADLER

Cleveland County: The Daily Transcript, Norman, Wednesday, July 2, 1997

The Norman Transcript Jeanne Louise BOONE, 37, Norman, died Sunday, June 29. She was born April 14, 1960, to Phyllis and Paul SADLER and married Earl Dwayne BOONE. Burial at Denver Cemetery in Norman.

Keeley Nichole BOONE, 12, Norman, died Sunday, June 29. Burial will follow at the Denver Cemetery in Norman. She was born March 29, 1985, to Jeanne and Earl BOONE.
Submitted by: Christine Stotzer cstot@isc-durant.com

BRUMLEY, DEMPSEY, FORGUSON, MACIAS, PETERS, WEAVER

Marshall County: Madill Record, Monday, July 21, 1997

Date Unknown
Thomas Aud FORGUSON
Funeral services for Thomas Aud FORGUSON, 62, of Willis were Tuesday. Mr. FORGUSON died at his home July 20 following two years of failing health.
Mr. FORGUSON was born May 21, 1935, in Willis here he lived until 1955, when he moved to Fort Worth. He and the former Joyce PETERS married Oct. 29, 1955, in Gainesville, Texas. He worked many years as a machinist for Bell Helicopter-Textron Company. He returned to Willis in 1975. He was a Master Mason, Belonging to the Masonic Lodge #942.
Services were in the Willis Baptist Church with Von WEAVER and Gary DEMPSEY officiating. Music was arranged by Sue BRUMLEY. Burial was in the Willis Cemetery under the direction of Willis Funeral Home, Madill.
Casket bearers were Rick Wolf, Gene Wolf, Daryl FORGUSON, Vent Lollis, Bud Lollis and Armando MACIAS.
Submitter:
Cathy Phillips CraftyCathyC7@aol.com

COOK, DAVIS, REESE, SHORT

Hughes County: The Holdenville Daily News, Wednesday, September 3, 1997

Jennie Mae DAVIS, 91, a longtime Hughes County, Oklahoma resident, died in Coffeyville, Tuesday, (September 2, 1997).
She was born in Parker County, Texas, on July 21, 1906, to Milford and Hattie SHORT. She was reared in Arkansas and moved to Oklahoma in the early 1930s. She had lived in the Horntown, Okla., Calvin, Okla., Stuart, Okla.,and Gerty, Okla., areas for the past 70 years. Mrs. DAVIS was a member of the Pentecostal Holiness Church of Holdenville, Okla. She was preceded in death by her first husband Thomas COOK, in 1965 and also her second husband, John DAVIS, who died in 1997.
She is survived by three sons; five daughters; 29 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren, and nine great-great grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by three children, Lloyd COOK, Dorothy REESE and Ernest COOK.
Services were held on September 4. Interment was in the Hilltop Cemetery under the direction of the Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home
Submitted and Researched by Elnora Frances Cook-Wyrick.   ejwaa@worldnet.att.net
Submitter's Note: I believe this was published in the Holdenville, OK, local newspaper, close to the date, of burial. She died in Coffeyville, Kansas.

DENOYHA, HALL, HENRY

Pawnee County: The Pawnee Chief, Wednesday, September 17, 1997

Robert HALL was swimming on May 31, with his children at Sooner Swim Lake & Beach when he noticed a man at the water's edge. The man was trying to revive 2-year-old Robert Dale DENOYHA, who had apparently drowned.
As a Pawnee County volunteer fireman, HALL launched into action.
He discovered that DENOYHA wasn't breathing, was blue, and had no pulse. He also had food in his mouth, so HALL first cleaned out his airway and began performing C.P.R. "The boy looked like he was in shock," HALL said."He looked glassey eyed. After I worked on him for awhile, his color started coming back, so we took the wet towels off of him and waited for the ambulance."
Along with the ambulance came Noble County Under Sheriff Ray HENRY. He said he's grateful that HALL knew just what to do upon finding the child in distress. "If Robert hadn't performed C.P.R on that little boy, he may have died," HENRY said. The little boy was taken by ambulance to Saint Joseph's Hospital in Ponca City.
Submitted by Rita Buford bbuford@centurion.flash.net

LIGHTFOOT, OKERSON, STUTZ

Creek County: Sapulpa Herald, Thursday, October 30, 1997

LIGHTFOOT, Cleora Elnora --
Services are at 2 p.m. today in Collinsville funeral Home Chapel in Collinsville with the Rev. Larry Wilson officiating. Collinsville Funeral Home will direct burial in Ridgelawn Cemetery, Collinsville.
Mrs. LIGHTFOOT, 83, died Monday, Oct. 27, 1997 in Muskogee Regional Medical Center. She was born Jan. 6, 1914 in Avant to Edgar and Ethel Lee OKERSON STUTZ. She moved to Muskogee from Sapulpa in 1992. She was a Methodist.
Submitted by Vickey Hahn - LiztheLady@aol.com Visit Vickey's Homepage at Genealogy Potpourri

HEDGES, HILL, WILLIAMS

Creek County: Sapulpa Daily Herald, Tuesday, November 4, 1997

Neil Richard HILL
Funeral services for Neil Richard HILL will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 5, 1997 at the Glenwood Assembly of God Church with the Rev. Rick McElhannon officiating. Mr. HILL died at St. Anthony's Hospital in Amarillo, Texas on Nov. 1, 1997 at the age of 77. Burial will be in the Green Hill Memorial Gardens under the direction of Green Hill Funeral Home.
He was born May 19, 1920 in Leonard to John L. and Bradus HEDGES HILL. At the age of 17, he joined the CC comp and at 18 he moved to Illinois with his father to work in the oil fields. Mr. HILL was a U.S. Army Veteran serving two years during World War II. In 1946 he organized his own oil field trucking company in Illinois. In 1950 he relocated to Kansas and sold his business before moving on to Amarillo where he continued working in the trucking industry. He married Sue WILLIAMS on Oct. 19, 1989 in Sapulpa. Neil was a member of the San Jacinto Baptist Churck of Amarillo, Texas and an avid golfer.

BARNETT, HODGE, SUMMERS, TITSWORTH

Creek County: Sapulpa Daily Herald, Tuesday, November 4, 1997

Roy Allen HODGE was born May 27, 1918 in Shamrock to Troy and Belva HODGE. He passed from this life Monday, Nov. 3, 1997 in Bristow at the age of 79. Roy Allen HODGE and Anna "Margie" BARNETT were united in marriage May 21, 1938 in Depew. Roy worked as an oilfield truck driver for several companies. He was a member of the First Baptist Church. He enjoyed fishing and hunting. He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Patricia SUMMERS; one granddaughter, Deanna TITSWORTH; and one sister, Helen HODGE.
Services will be held Wednesday, Nov. 5 at the Slick Baptist Church at 2 p.m. Burial will follow at the Stroud City Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Hutchins-Maples Funeral Home.

BARTON, BROWN, LOVE, PYLE

Creek County: Sapulpa Daily Herald, Tuesday, November 4, 1997

Kelly PYLE was born on Friday, Oct. 1914 in London, Ark. to Henry J. and Mattie (LOVE) PYLE. He passed from this life on Sunday, Nov. 2, 1997, three days after his 83rd birthday. Kelly came to this area when he was 14 years old and had lived here since. He spent 28 years working for McDonnell-Douglas Aircraft before retiring in 1978. He also retired after many years from the Mounds Volunteer Fire Department. His family shares many warm memories of him including his love of fishing. He married his loving wife, Josephine (BROWN) PYLE on April 3, 1943 in Tulsa. Kelly was preceded in death by his son, Tommy PYLE in 1939; three brothers, Sam, Joe and Tillman PYLE; and one sister, Lucy BARTON. Graveside rites will be held Tuesday, Nov. 4 at 2 p.m., at the Mounds Cemetery with Pastor L.O. McNabb officiating.Arrangements are under the direction of the Leonard and Marker Funeral Home.
Submitted by Vickey Hahn - LiztheLady@aol.com - Visit Vickey's Homepage at Genealogy Potpourri

CODERRE

LeFlore County: Poteau Weekly, Thursday, November 20, 1997

John Richard CODERRE, born September 10, 1960 in Omaha, NE, died November 19, 1997.
He is survived by parents, Phillip and Barbara Coderre; brothers, Robert, Roger, and Steve; son, Christopher. He served in the Air Force and was a hunting and fishing enthusiast, who loved the great outdoors.
In Poteau, Ok. funeral services on Sunday, Nov. 23, 1997 at Evans-Miller Funeral Home.
In San Antonio, funeral services, Tuesday, Nov. 25 at St. Thomas More Catholic Church followed by burial with Military Honors at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery .
Note:John Coderre lived in Heavener and worked at Poteau.
Submitted by Steve Coderre Soar697877@aol.com

BOATRIGHT, MCGEE, PARKS

McClain County: Purcell Register, Thursday, December 4, 1997

Ima L. BOATRIGHT Born in Holdenville to James & Emma McGEE PARKS Dec.9, 1913. Died Nov. 25, 1997. She was 83. Married to Hermon BOATRIGHT in Purcell Jul 13, 1935. They moved to Purcell in 1994 Was preceded in death by Mr. BOATRIGHT Sept. 10, 1995.
Note From Tammie tchada@flash.net  James & Emma MCGEE PARKS mentioned above is my great grandparents.

CULVER, HENDERSON, RHOADS, STILES

McClain County: Purcell Register, Thursday, December 4, 1997

Zachary Tyler RHOADS Died November 27th. Born Sunday, November 23, in Oklahoma City to Chad & Jennifer (STILES) RHOADS.

Jay Cee HENDERSON Died November 30, at the Purcell Born Aug. 16, 1930 in Ottowa County, Okla., to James Arbuckle & Gladys May (CULVER) HENDERSON.

DOWDY, DUREN, MORELAND, RAINS

McClain County: Purcell Register, Thursday, December 25, 1997

Willie Howard DOWDY, 82, of Purcell. Born:  January 10, 1915 in Woodville, Al. Died:  December 20, 1997 at Purcell Hospital. Married: Iva Jo RAINS  December 21, 1946. Parents, Isaac and Martha DOWDY: Burial in the Washington Cemetery

Clara G. DUREN, age 93, died Dec. 17, 1997 at Purcell. Born June 19, 1904 in Stigler, Mrs. DUREN She was married to Richard L. DUREN in Stigler February. 6, 1921. Parents, Plaes and Ethel MORELAND
 


BEAVERS, DAVIS, DEDMON, GOLDEN, MILLER, STEVENS

McClain County: Purcell Register, Thursday, December 25, 1997

Emery DEDMON, age 69, died Dec. 21, 1997 at Byars. Interment at Byars Cemetery. Born May 26, 1928, in Elk City, to Rabin and Mary Alice (STEVENS) DEDMON. Married Fay GOLDEN on October. 9, 1948.

Oscar John DAVIS, age 47, died Dec. 19, 1997. Interment in the Blanchard Cemetery. Born September 24, 1950 in Lone Wolf, OK. Parents, Dewey and Zelpha DAVIS. Bob MILLER, age 57, burial was at the Hillside Cemetery Born August 18, 1940 in the Paradise Valley Parents, L.V. and Marie MILLER Married La Donna BEAVERS in 1957.

ACOSTA, DELGADO, LOPEZ

McClain County: Purcell Register, Thursday, December 25, 1997

Aurelio LOPEZ DELGADO Died December 20 at Purcell. Born may 21, 1962 to Jesus LOPEZ and Maria Isabell DELGADO at Villa Union Coahuila, Mexico. He married Maribel ACOSTA at Rio Bravo, Mexico on August 4, 1987.