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Kay County: The Ponca City News, Friday, April 8, 1960

David COMBS, 91, Is Taken by Death
David E. COMBS, 91, former pioneer resident of Osage County, died Thursday evening at the Ponca City Hospital after an illness of one week. His home was at 725 South Twelfth.
He was born July 7, 1869, at Deep Water, Mo., the son of Mr. and Mrs. James COMBS. He received his education at Deep Water and in 1901 moved to Osage County, settling near Fairfax. He farmed there until 1932, when he moved to Ponca City. COMBS was married to Opal GIST in September 1906 at Fairfax. She died in 1932. He was a member of the Baptist Church.
Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Beatrice SPITLER of Colo., Mrs. Esther LOLOFF, Mrs. Mary Lucille FROGGATTE, Kan., and Mrs. Davisene WENS of Colo.; three sons, Lewis , OK, Cledith of Calif., and Roy of Ore.; 24 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 9 a.m. Saturday in the memorial chapel of Miles Funeral Home with the Rev. Bill McCloud, pastor of the Oklahoma Avenue Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in the Foraker Cemetery.
Extracted and Transcribed by Birdie (Totty) McNutt birdiemc@juno.com


Oklahoma County: The Daily Oklahoman, Tuesday, November 8, 1960

Services for Emma LIVELY, 89, Marshall, Texas who died Saturday while visiting relatives in Upland, California will be Wednesday in Smith-Kernke Funeral Home. Burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetary.
A Native Kansan, she had lived the past 25 years at Marshall.
Survivors include two daughters; a son; two sisters, Laura and Pearl and one brother, Frank.
Researched by Sharon McAllister 73372.1745@compuserve.com


Greer County: Mangum Daily Star, Saturday, November 26, 1960

Willow Woman Die Friday
Services for Mrs. Sallie FRANCIS HOOD of Willow, who died Friday in the Mangum hospital, were at 3 p.m. Saturday in the Willow Methodist church, Rev Elbert SHUMAKER of Duke and Rev. Paul HEAD of Willow officiating. Burial was in the Willow cemetery.
Mrs. HOOD was born 18, 1870, at Bellville, Texas. In 1896 she was married to Richard Thomas HOOD. Since 1900 the couple lived in Greer county.
Survivors are two sons and four daughters including Charlie HOOD, Willow and Bill HOOD, Brinkman; Mrs W. S. SMOOT, Miss Katie HOOD, Mrs. Roland PATY, all of Willow, and Mrs. Francis FITE, Mangum. Other survivors are 27 grandchildren and 38 great grandchildren.
Grandsons of Mrs. HOOD serving as bearers at the rites were Ray HOOD, Harold HOOD, Alvah SMOOT, Wilburn HOOD, Rex PATY and Thos FITE. Honorary bearers were C. M. PATY, George RICHARDSON, Frank BABOK, Earl HAGER, Tom MILLER and Edgar FITE.
Submitted by: Wanda Nash Goode wngoode@infinitytx.net


Caddo County: Cyril Weekly News, Thursday, December 8, 1960

Cyril Weekly News Thursday Dec 8, 1960 pg 1 col 1 Funeral Service Held Sunday For Mrs Clark Cement-- Services for Mrs. Velma O. CLARK, Fletcher, mother of Mrs. Jewell HOOD of Cement were held at 2:30 pm Sunday at the Fletcher Assembly of God church. Mrs CLARK, born Janurary 1, 1890 in McGregor, Texas, died Thursday in the Cyril Hospital. She was in failing health for the past year. Rev Perry SANDERS, pastor of the church officiated and burial was in the Fletcher cemetary. Mrs. Clark moved to Fletcher about 20 years ago. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church. Survivors include six daughters, Mrs. HOOD, Cement; Mrs. Vela HOWARD, Haywood Calif., Mrs. Alidee HOOD, Chickasha, Mrs. Inez CARLSON and Mrs. Dorothy CARLSON both of Elgin, and Mrs Imogene HUBER, Catalina, Calif, Five sons, Paul, Delors, Colo., Roy, Willington, Calif., Norman, Cow Palace, Calif., and Sonny, Fletcher; Five sisters, Mrs. Zee CLEM and Mrs. Edna ELKINS, Oakland, Calif., Mrs.Ethel SCOTT, Port Arthur, TX, Mrs Ruby BARRY, Dallas, TX, and Mrs. Lela WALDROP, Hinton, three brothers, Clay LEWALLEN and Arnold LEWALLEN both of Port Richie, Fla, and Jess LEWALLEN, Fletcher; 32 grandchildren, and 14 great grandchildren.
This obit was requested by Carla104@aol.com
Submitted by Nolora Burns vashti@theshop.net


Oklahoma County: The Oklahoma County News, Thursday, December 22, 1960

Services for Ben F. HUNTINGTON, 69, Luther, who died Thursday were held at 2:30 pm, Sunday in the Luther Highschool auditorium. Burial was in the Luther cemetary under the direction of Baggerley Funeral Home of Edmond.
Huntington was a farmer and merchant until retiring in 1950.
Surviving are his wife, Mabel a daughter, Mrs. Jess EVANS, Luther, and a son, Robert FERRIS, Riverside, Calif.
Research by Sharon McAllister 73372.1745@compuserve.com
Submitted by Nalora Burns vashti@theshop.net


Bryan County: Durant Daily Democrat , Sunday, January 29, 1961

Caddo--Funeral rites will be held at the Caddo Methodist Church at 2:30 pm for Mrs. Clara Agnes SIMMONS, 70, longime Caddo resident who died at Oklahoma City, Thursday. Burial under the direction of Coffey funeral home, will be at the Caddo cemetary.
A Native of Fayetteville, Tenn., Mrs. Simmons was born Septermber 18, 1890 and had lived in Caddo for 50 years.
Submitted by Nalora Burns vashti@theshop.net


Pittsburg County: The Kiowa Chronicle, Thursday, May 11, 1961

Kiowa Pioneer Taken By Death
Mrs. Mary Lena BRADSHAW, 74, died in McAlister following a long illness.
A native of Tennessee, she was born July 4, 1886. She married Edgar BRADSHAW who proceded her in 1952. She was a member of the Penteostal Holiness Church.
Survivors are four sons, Edgar of Muskogee; Earl of Galveston, TX; Leslie of Auston, TX and Homer of Oakland, CA: Four daughters Mrs. Edna GRAHAM, CA; Mrs. Vada PITTS, CA; Mrs. Connie PETERSON, CA and Mrs. Billie CANTRELL, CA,: One brother, John Leeth of OK City: One sister, Mrs. Fannie VANIANDINGHAM of OK City, 11 grandchildren, and five great grandchildren.
Burial at Kiowa Cemetery with Rev. S. KING officiating. Chaney's Funeral Home in charge. Pallbearers, Elmer HOUSLEY, Bill CASON, Lloyd YOUND, Leon JACKSON, Tom HARRIS and Lowell WALKER.
Researched by Alice A-mae-znCajun@webtv.net


Lincoln County: The Prague Record, Saturday, November 18, 1961

Listed in Fraternal Herald
Sis. Mary Vobornik passed away Nov. 18, 1961 in Prague, Okla. at the age of 73 years.
She was born in Bryan, Texas on Jan. 20, 1888 and came to Prague, Okla. at the age of 13 years. On Dec. 16, 1906 she was married to Henry Vobornik.
She is survived by her husband, Henry; her step-mother, Julia PANTLIK of Prague; a son Frederick of Blackwell; five daughters, Mrs. Helen DOSTAL, Mrs. Rose SEFCIK and Mrs. Clara POSPISIL, Mrs. Margaret JEZEK and Mrs. Libby SPURGEON ; 17 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren; a brother Victor PANTLIK; three half brothers, Frank, John, and Charley PANTLIK; and three half sisters, Julia NANCE, Hermie CROSSER, and Frances SUROVIK.
Her grandsons served as pallbearers. Burial at the Czech National Cemetery of Prague, Oklahoma.
Submitted by: Terri Freeman terrifreeman@worldnet.att.net


Oklahoma County: The Daily Oklahoman, Tuesday, December 5, 1961

Mrs. Gaynell WILSON, 74, died Monday. Services are Wednesday at Garrison Funeral Home. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Born in Fannin County, GA. she moved to Oklahoma in 1912. Mrs. Wilson is survived by two daughters, Mrs. W.S. SMITH and Mrs. William I STONE, of Okla.; and a son, J.A. Skellytown, Texas.
This family researched by Doyle Roy Harper


Oklahoma County: The Daily Oklahoman, Tuesday, December 5, 1961

Services for Polly George COTT, 65, will be Tuesday at Garrison Funeral HOme. burial in Memorial Park Cemetery. Cott died Saturday in route to Mercy Hospital.
Born in Pueblo, Colo. He was a World War 1 veteran.
He is survived by four sisters, Mrs. Queen CORRIGAN, Miss Irene COTT, of Ill.; Mrs. Violet CONLEY, of MO.; and MRs. Mabel HUMPHRIES, of Kansas.


Oklahoma County: The Daily Oklahoman, Tuesday, December 5, 1961

Mrs. James P. FOLAN, 79, died Monday. Rosary will be Tuesday at Smith and Kernke Funeral Chapel. Mass will be Wednesday in Our Lady's Cathedral. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Born in Conerly, Iowa. Her husband died in 1942. She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Sturgen BOULWARE.


Oklahoma County: The Daily Oklahoman, Tuesday, December 5, 1961

Harrah - Services for Mrs. Minnie Lee CAIN, 84, Choctaw, will be Wednesday at Missionary Baptist church. burial at Springfield Cemetery..


Oklahoma County: The Daily Oklahoman, Tuesday, December 5, 1961

Services for George M. MORRISON, 62, who died Sunday, will be Wednesday in the South Lindsay Baptist Church. Burial will be in Resthaven Cemetery.
He was born in Arkansas and was a former Madill police chief.
Surviviors include his wife, Pearlee; seven sons, George Jr. of Okla; Lod of Okla.; Robert of Ark.; Johnny of Okla.; James of AZ.; Dale of Okla, and Lonnie, of KY.; five daughters, Mrs. Bob Shaw, Okla; Mrs. Willard MASSEY, Okla.; Mrs. Norris SCOTT of Tex.; Mrs. Reaford MOORE of Okla. and Mrs. Samuel SLADE, of Japan; a sister, Mrs. A.A ARNOLD, Okla.


Oklahoma County: The Daily Oklahoman, Tuesday, December 5, 1961

Services for Walter Leslie BERRY, 65, former OK resident, died Monday in Memphis, Tenn., will be Wednesday in Meyer & Meyer Funeral Home. Graveside service will be in I.O.O.F Cemetery.
Survivors include a brother, Dr. Charles M. BERRY; his step-mother, Mrs. R.C. BERRY.


Oklahoma County: The Daily Oklahoman, Tuesday, December 5, 1961

El Reno - Mass for L.W. "Larry" BURNS, 87, former resident who died Monday in Kansas, will be Wednesday in Sacred heart Catholic Church. Rosary will be said Tuesday in the WilsonFuneral Home. Burial in El Reno Cemetery.
Surviving is a daughter, Mrs. Alice HILL, of Texas.


Oklahoma County: The Daily Oklahoman, Tuesday, December 5, 1961

El Reno - Mrs. Lula LEBARR, 75, Tulsa, died Monday in Okla. Services will be Wednesday in the Benson Funeral Home, with burial in El Reno Cemetery.
She was born Jan. 11, 1886, at Joplin, Missouri and moved to Tulsa 40 years age.


Oklahoma County: The Daily Oklahoman, Thursday, January 11, 1962

Services for Holmes L. TYSON, 61, will be Friday in Garrison Funeral Home with burial at Sunny Lane Cemetary. He died Monday.
He is survived by his wife, Gracie; three sons, Raymond; Elmer, and Jerry; two daughters, Ina Rose and Barbara; a brother, Marion and three sisters, Nettie TILLERY and Bessie HICKS, and Opal JOHNSON.
Submitted by Nalora Burns vashti@theshop.net


Comanche County: The Lawton Constitution, Wednesday, April 25, 1962

Services for William "Bill" BURNETT, 51, Grandfield, will be held at 2 p.m. today at Southside Baptist Church, Lawton, with Rev. Joe Gomez, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens under the direction of Gish Funeral home, Frederick. Mr. BURNETT, a farm laborer, had been missing since last December. His body was found last Friday near Red River in Tillman County.
He was born July 7, 1910, in Pauls Valley and had resided in Elgin and Lawton.
Survivors include his father, Lonnie F. BURNETT, Lawton; seven daughters, Barbara Ann, Jo Ann, Ethal Aliene, Wilma Jean, Velma Kay, Frankie June, and Robbie Carol; four brothers, Waldo BURNETT and L.B. BURNETT, both of Lawton; Levi BURNETT, Apache; Lonnie Otis BURNETT, Medicine Park; two sisters, Mrs. D.C. SALYER, Lawton and Mrs. Warren MCMAHAN, Apache, and nine grandchildren. Note: William Gerald Burnett disappeared Dec.6, 1961. Submitted by: Sharon Burnett Crawford okbits@cox.net , niece.


Greer County: Mangum Daily Star, Thursday, May 3, 1962

Lloyd SMITH, 48, Mangum, died in a Woodward hospital Tuesday after being involved in a traffic accident near Camargo.
Doctors said his death was caused by a cerebral hemorrhage, but not caused by the accident.
Trooper Dave ZVORK said SMITH'S semi-trailer truck ran off the road about 5 a.m. Tuesday three miles south of Camargo on S.H. 34 and plunged across a ditch into a field. He was first examined at a clinic at Seiling. He was said to have only bruises from the accident but to be suffering from another ailment.
Submitted by: Wanda Nasg GOODE wngoode@infinitytx.net


Garvin County: Pauls Valley Demorcrat, Thursday, May 10, 1962

County pioneer taken by death
Ira Earnest 'Earn' KIMBERLIN, 80, a lifetime resident of the Whitebead area, died Thursday at his home on route three, Pauls Valley. He was born Feb. 6, 1882 at Whitebead, I.T.
 KIMBERLIN was a member of the Methodist church and was a 32nd degree, Indian Temple and Royal Arch Mason. He was a member of Valley Lodge No. 6 in Pauls Valley. A retired county farmer and stockman, KIMBERLIN also served as county commissioner from 1921 to 1926 and served again in 1935-36.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Stufflebean Funeral Home with Rev. Loren Heaton, minister of the First Methodist Church in Pauls Valley officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemeter. Masonic services will be held.
He is survived by his wife, Lena, of the home; two daughters, Mrs. Florence BRYANT of Moore and Mrs. Mary Jane RAY of Pauls Valley; one son, Grant of Tucson, Ariz.; one sister, Mrs. Harve WILLIAMS of Pauls Valley; one brother, Grant, of Pauls Valley; eight grandchildren, one great grandchild and one step-brother, Will HANCOCK of Sulphur.
Submitted by: Susie Williams  susiejtw@telepath.com


Wagoner County: Wagoner Tribune, Tuesday, September 18, 1962

Lera Martha HARRIS filed for divorce from Leo Vester Harris
Published September 18, 25, and October 2, 1962.
It became final September 15, 1962. Reason for divorce was sited as incompatibility. Submitted by: WendyGayle@aol.com


Grady County: Chickasha Daily Express, Sunday, November 11, 1962

Funeral Services will be held in Sevier's Chapel at 2 pm Monday for Mrs.Nannie GREEN, 81 of 821 Idaho Ave. Mrs. GREEN died at her home at 7:50 am Saturday.
Mrs GREEN was born March 22, 1881 in Soghatchin, Ark. and moved to Oklahoma in 1906. Mr. GREEN precede her in death in 1931. Mrs. GREEN, who has been in failing health for the past six months was a member of the Church of God at Eighth and Oklahoma.
Survivors include six daughters, Mrs. Burnice MATZ, Mrs. Leedie FOLDMAN, Calif., Mrs. Viola WARKER, Calif., Mrs. Roy TILLMAN, TX, Mrs. Jim WOLF, and Mrs W. T. PAYNE, OK. Two sons, Chester GREEN, TX, and Earl GREEN, Australia, one daughter-in-law, Mrs. Charlene GREEN of OK, one brother, Edgar MILLER of OK, one sister, Mrs Ethel RIDDLE of Ark. ;38 grandchildren, 69 great grandchildren, and two great great grandchildren.
[note: Mrs. Nannie Green died on the day they buried Elenor Roosevelt]
Researched by llc@exit33.com
Submitted by Nolora Burns vashti@theshop.net


Grady County: Chickasha Daily Express, Sunday, November 11, 1962

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Funeral services will be held in Sevier's Chapel at 2:00 p.m. Monday for Mrs. Nannie Green died at her home at 7:50 a.m. Saturday.
Mrs. GREEN was born March 22, 1881,in Soghatchie, Ark., and moved to Oklahoma in 1906. Mr. Green preceeded her in death in 1931.
Mrs. Green who has been in failing health for the past six months, was a member of the Church of God at Eighth and Oklahoma.
Survivors include six daughters, Mrs. Bernice MATZ, Mrs. Ludie FELDMAN, Mrs. Viola WALKER, of Calif. Mrs. Roy TILLMAN, Tex., Mrs. Jim WOLF, Mrs. W.T. PAYNE, of OK. The Survivors also include two sons Chester GREEN, Odessa, and Earl GREEN, Maitland, Australia. One daughter-in-law Mrs. Charlene GREEN, of OK, one brother Edgar MILLER of Oklahoma, one sister, Mrs. Ethel Riddle of Ark. Survivors also include 38 grandchildren, 69 great grand- children and two great great grandchildren.
Note: I corrected spelling of daughters names: Burnice should have been Bernice and Leedie, should have been Ludie. Submitted by: Lois Feldman Coffelt llc@exit33.com


Bryan County: Durant Daily Democrat , Thursday, January 10, 1963

Durant woman passes Century Mark...
Durant Daily Democrat
Mrs. Emma Carline PARKER MARTIN will have traveled many miles as well as many years when she celebrates her 100th birthday here tomorrow. Attaining a milestone which she set for herself many years ago. A native of Ind. she has lived in Missouri, Texas and Oklahoma and first came to Indian Territory in 1897, long before statehood. Mrs. MARTIN , along with two other aged neighbors, will be honored with a party at Thrasher Ladies home, in Durant where she has lived since last August. Honored with Mrs. MARTIN will be Mrs. Elizabeth DAVIS, who will be 87 yrs old on the same day, and Mrs. Annie BOND who will be 93 yrs old next Tuesday. Refreshments will be served to all the guests in the home and honorees will open their gifts. "We have monthly birthday parties for all our residents who have birthdays in one month" Mrs. Allie M. THRASHER operator of thrasher's Ladies home, said. Mrs. MARTIN will also have her three sons, E.V. MARTIN , Roscoe M. MARTIN both of Durant, and W.S. MARTIN of Idalou, TX. as her very special guests at the party. "I have always wanted to live to be 100 years old, and have always felt like I would." The frail but alert Mrs. MARTIN said. "I have trusted God, and he has given me a long and happy life". Mrs. MARTIN was born in Elizabethtown Ind. in 1863 the second year of the Civil War. She was the youngest child of Elias/Elisha PARKER and Jane PARISHO PARKER.Elisha was from SC and Jane was native to In. but their forbearers came from a Quaker settlement in Penn. When Emma was 5 yrs old the family moved, by wagon, to southwest Missouri, where her father had bought, sight unseen, a farm from a real estate agent, and on arriving they found the farm was on the side of a mountain and completely untillable. After eking out a bare living in the Missouri hills, the family moved again, to Texas where they heard fabulous crops of cotton were being produced on the rich black land, and settled at Graybill in Collin County, near McKinney. There Emma married a cotton farmer, George Thomas "Tom" Martin. But they decided in 1897 to move to the Indian Territory and settled at Oakland in what is now Marshall County. They returned to Texas five years later, and then came back to Indian Territory, settling near Albany in what is now Bryan county in 1907, shortly before statehood. Emma continued to live there after the death of her husband in 1919, operating their farm with the help of her sons, and then, as they married and made new homes, worked alone to keep the farm going. She moved into Durant in 1945 and lived with her eldest son E.V. MARTIN . When she required expert care she moved into the Thrasher home. where she is happy and enjoys the company of women of near her own age. "Mother is a devout Christian, and has always lived by the Golden Rule" Her son E.V. said. Mrs. MARTIN became the mother of six children, but three daughters died several years ago. She has 12 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and 1 great-great- grandchild, many of whom will visit her on her birthday or during the week.
"And like Will Rogers she has never met a person she did not like. She has had her greatest joy in being with people whether they are longtime acquaintances or strangers. She originally joined the Methodist church, but now is a member of the Church of Christ.
P.S. Emma Caroline PARKER MARTIN died on Nov. 23, 1963 a little over a month before her 101st birthday. Her last living son, Roscoe M MARTIN (my grandfather) celebrated his 98th birthday on Nov. 28, 1997 in Durant. And the one g-g-grandchild was my daughter... edited by Saundra MARTIN Koenig [ saundrak@sprynet.com ] g-granddaughter of Mrs. MARTIN


Comanche County: The Lawton Constitution, Monday, January 28, 1963

Services for Lonnie Franklin BURNETT, 82, of 2124 Washington, who was found dead in his home Sunday afternoon, will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in Becker Memorial Chapel. Rev. Joe Gomez, pastor of the Southside Baptist church will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens.
Mr. BURNETT was born March 30, 1880(1883), in Pine Bluff, Ark., and came to Comanche county in 1943 from Ada. He was a retired mechanic and farmer. He married to Joey UNDERWOOD on May 19, 1909, at Hart. She died in 1959.
Surviving are four sons, Lonnie O., of Star Rt; Leverett Buel, of the home, Ernest Waldo and Levi, both of Apache; two daughters, Mrs.Warren MCMAHAN, of Apache, and Mrs. Dean SALYER, of 2609 C; 23 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Note: Lon Franklin Burnett died January 27, 1963. Submitted by: Sharon Burnett Crawford okbits@cox.net , granddaughter


Creek County: Sapulpa Daily Herald, Friday, November 22, 1963

H.S. FISHER Dies; Rites Saturday
Hulbert Sadler FISHER, 78, 508 E. Cleveland, died at Bartlett Memorial hospital Thursday night after a lengthy illness. Born March 13, 1885 at Mulberry, Ark., he came to Sapulpa in 1946 from Drumright, where he had lived since 1932. A retired stationary engineer for Interstate Pipeline Co., FISHER was a member of the Baptist church. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Mittie Marie FISHER, of the home; four sons and one daughter; 18 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren and a brother, Samp Fisher, Van Buren, Ark. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Owen Funeral home chapel. William L. Da Vee will officiate. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Arlington Memorial Park cemetery, Midwest City.
Submitted by Vickey Hahn - LiztheLady@aol.com - Visit Vickey's Homepage at Genealogy Potpourri


Bryan County: Durant Daily Democrat , Monday, November 25, 1963

Pioneer Citizen's Services Slated In Caddo Church
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in the chapel of Murray Funeral Home for a pioneer citizen of Oklahoma.
Mrs. Emma Caroline MARTIN, age 100. She died Sunday at Thrashers Ladies Home. The officiating minister will be Eugene GROOME, burial will be in Highland Cemetery. Pallbearers are to be her grandsons.
Mrs MARTIN, a resident of Bryan Co. since 1907, was a member of the Church of Christ. Survivors include: Three sons, E.V. and R.M. of Durant and W.S. of Idaloe, Texas; 12 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild.
Researched by Saundra MARTIN Koenig - saundrak@sprynet.com


Pittsburg County: McAlester News Capital, Tuesday, January 14, 1964

A. D. TAYLOR Dies, Rites Set
A.D. (Doc) TAYLOR, of 36 East Madison, died Monday in a McAlester hospital. He was 86. Taylor was born Nov. 8, 1877 in Arkansas. His wife died in 1939. He was a Baptist church member.
Survivors include three daughters, Ruby and Pearl, of Henderson, Nev., and Vadna, St. Louis, MO., and a brother, O. P. Taylor, McAlester.
Funeral services are scheduled for 3 p.m. Thursday in Chaney's Funeral chapel. Rev. H. E. CACY will officiate. Burial under direction of Chaney's Funeral home will follow in Oak Hill cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Oppie ALLSUP, W. R. BUSBY, Clyde GARVIN, Floyd RAGER, Gene CAMPBELL and Floyd WINGO.
Submmitted by: Jack 4603575@pager.mirabilis.com


Garfield County: Enid News and Eagle, Wednesday, April 1, 1964

Day of article unknown
Funeral services are pending for Carrie Lee Grantz, 85, 201 E. Pine, who died Sunday in an Edmond Hospital after a brief illness.
A native of Knoxville, TN., she moved to Enid in 1908 and had lived here until her death. She was member of the L.D.S Church.
Survivors include two duaghers, Mrs. H.B. (Etta) Johnson, EDmond; Mrs. O.P.(Thelma)McColpin, Sr., Wichita, KS.; 10 grandchildren; 21 great- grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Darnall Funeral home will be in charge of arrangements.
Ann Hazen shootme@acadiacom.net


Seminole County: The Seminole Producer, Saturday, September 5, 1964

Bertha York Rites Are Today At Maud
Funeral for Mrs. Bertha YORK, 78 years old resident of Maud who died Saturday in Pioneer Nursing Home, Seminole is today at 2;30 p.m. in the East Oak Church of God in Maud with Rev. Hershel Mowery, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Wolf cemetery under the direction of Knight Funeral Home of Maud.
Mrs York was a native of Tennessee and had lived in the Maud area for the past 64 years.
Survivors include 2 sons, Virgil York of Maud, and Carl York of Seminole, 2 daughters, Aleen PATTERSON of Lefors, TX, and Alna METHENY of Shafter, CA. 8 grandchildren and 37 great grandchildren.
Note: Pictures of her grave says Bertha M. York b 4-22-1886 - 9-5-1964
Submitted by Jean Brand JBrand1056@aol.com


Cherokee County: The Tahlequah Star-Citizen, Thursday, October 22, 1964

Harold WASSON Dies Wednesday
Harold A. WASSON, Tahlequah business man, died Wednesday in a local hospital of cancer. He was 58 years old.
Born June 17, 1906 in Whitting, Kansas, Mr. WASSON had been a resident of Tahlequah for some 15 years, coming here from southern Oklahoma. He was formerly a high school teacher and had been in the produce and flower gift shop business here. He was a member of the Presbyterian church.
Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Maudeen WASSON, a daughter, Mrs. Sally WASSON LONG of Houston, Texas, a son, Joemac of Ponca City, two grandchildren, his mother, Mrs. Margaret WASSON of Whiting, Kansas; a brother, Frank WASSON of Anadarko and a sister, Mrs. Harold WILLIAMS of Moline, Ill.
Services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday in the First Presbyterian church by the pastor, Rev. Jim Forkner. Burial will be in the Tahlequah City cemetery under the direction of Reed-Culver Funeral Home.
Submitted by Vickey Hahn LiztheLady@aol.com


Grady County: Alex News, Thursday, October 22, 1964

DRISKELLS Celebrate Golden Wedding Anniversary Sunday At Open House
Open house will be held in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert DRISKELL, Alex, from 2 until 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25. The event is to celebrate the golden anniversary of the couple.
Miss Ocie Edith PHILLIPS and Robert DRISKELL were married Oct. 25, 1914 in Decatur, Texas. they moved to Alex in 1916. Mr. DRISKELL was engaged in the hardware business from 1917 to 1930. He worked as a carpenter and painter for several years until he went to work for the Alex city water department from which he retired in 1959.
The couple have five children, all of whom will be present at the open house at which they will be hosts. They are : Mrs. Inez THURSTON, Alex; Melvin DRISKELL, Garden Grove, Calif.; Mrs. Delores KIVIZIS, Norwalk, Calif.; Bobby DRISKELL, Duncan; and Mrs. Peggy RICHARDS, Chino, Calif. Mr. and Mrs. DRISKELL and their children invite all friends and relatives to attend the open house Sunday.
Submitter: Robin Minadeo  carasel@jps.net


Pontotoc County: Ada Evening News, Monday, November 2, 1964

Olaf M. HOLMAN, Route 3, Ada, resident of Pontotoc Co. 54 years, died at 1:25 a.m. Monday in a local nursing home. His death ended an illness of two weeks duration.
Born in Greenwood, Ark., Dec. 3, 1885 to Mr. and Mrs. V.M. HOLMAN, he attended Jentlen, Ark. schools. He and Miss Katy SMITH were married in Pauls Valley in 1907.
A retired stoneason, he came to this area in 1910 and since has lived in Franxis and Ada. He was Baptist.
Surviving are two sons, Noble Lee Holman, Ada; Noley M. Holman, Ada; a daughter, Mrs. Ruby G PRICE, Ada, 14 grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Wilson Church. Criswell Funeral Home is in charge.. Interment will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery.


Pontotoc County: Ada Evening News, Monday, November 2, 1964

Lewis SCIBNER, Route 1, Stonewall, died at 10:30 p.m. Sunday in an Ada hospital. He was 70 and was born April 6, 1894. A cousin Alma HENRY survives.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Criswell Funeral Home.


Pontotoc County: Ada Evening News, Monday, November 2, 1964

Brownwood, Tex._ Services for Wyatt Charles JOLLY, 60, were held Monday at 2:30 p.m. in the Davis-Morris Chapel in Brownwood, Tex. He died suddenly Saturday afternoon. Burial was in Greenleaf Cemetery.
Mr. Jolly was well-known in that area. He had lived there his entire life. He was an employe of the Santa Fe Railroad.


Pontotoc County: Ada Evening News, Monday, November 2, 1964

Services for Hiram Doyle WILEMON, 614 West Tenth, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the First Nazarene Church, Rev. W.E. Chandler, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Criswell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Wilemon, a retired farmer, died at 2:30 a.m. Monday in an Ada hospital. He was 79. was a native of Mississippi. Born July 2, 1885 to C.W. Wilemon and Martha Alice GARDNER WILEMON, he attended Bokoshe schools. He came to this community from Bokoshe in 1896, was married in Ada to Lena F. OAKES January 22, 1916. Mr. Wilemon was a Baptist.
He is survived by the wife, Mrs. Lena WILMON, a sister, Mrs. Susie GRIFFITH, Ada; three nieces and two nephews.
This family researched by Kathy Eckberg dreck@prodigy.net


Logan County: Guthrie Daily Leader, Saturday, November 14, 1964

Services for Mrs. Hettie E. LOWDER, Logan Co. resident since 1890, were held at 2 p.m. Monday in the First United Presbyterian Church with Rev. M.H. Hall, pastor, officiating. Burial was in Harmony Cemetery, west of Guthrie, directed by Smith Funeral Home. Mrs. LOWDER, whose home was at 110 W. Noble, died Saturday in Alverno Heights Hospital.
She was born in Galesburg, Il. April 14, 1876, and came to Logan Co. in 1890, settling in the Harmony community. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church.
Survivors are two sons: Ray and Ralph; four daughters, Mrs. Charles NOBLE; Mrs. Bessie MCMAHAN; Mrs. Leona NORMAN and Mrs. Erma HAMPTON; one brother, Guthrie MARTIN; 19 grandchildren and 36 gr-grandchildren.
Submitted by: Norma Dunten  jfdunten@wt.net


Garvin County: Pauls Valley Demorcrat, Wednesday, December 30, 1964

Death takes Mrs. BEDDO
Mrs. Dollie Mae Beddo, 71, a pioneer of Garvin county, died at 7 p.m. Wednesday at thhe home of a daughter, Mrs. Marvin WELCH, 326 North Pecan in Pauls Valley.
She was born October 27,1893 in Oklahoma Indian Territory and had lived in Garvin county all her life.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday in the Stufflebean Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Walter Brown of Pauls Valley will officiate. He will be assisted by Rev. Pail Jennings of Paulss Valley. Burial will be in the Antioch cemetery.
Survivors include seven daughters, Mrs. Stell HOLT, Mrs. Dorothy WELCH and Mrs. Kate BYRD, all of Pauls Valley, Mrs. Jeanette JONES of Purcell, Mrs. Clara DAVIS and Mrs. Opal JOHNSON of California, Mrs. Marie RHODES of Dallas, Tx., six sons, A. J. and Burl Beddo, both of Norman; Warren and Ray Beddo, both of California; Travis Beddo of Pauls Valley and W. J. Beddo of Dallas, Tx; one sister Mrs. Sarah DAVIS of Pauls Valley, two brothers, Mat MALICOTE of Pauls Valley and Luther MALICOTE of California; 44 grandchildren and 47 great grandchildren.
Submitted by Jean Brand JBrand1056@aol.com


Comanche County: The Lawton Constitution, Monday, January 18, 1965

Catherine B. DODSON
Services for Mrs. Catherine B. DODSON, 76, will be at 10 a.m. Friday in the Church of the Blessed Sacrament. She died Tuesday in Kansas City, Kansas, after a short illness. Rosary will be said at 7 p.m. Thursday in the church, Rev. T.W. DARNALL, pastor, will officiate at both services. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery, under the direction of the Lawton Funeral Home.
Mrs. DODSON was born July 19, 1888 at Emerald, Anderson County, Kansas. She married Fred DODSON in Chickasha, Nov. 7, 1914. They made their home in Lawton all their married life. Mr. DODSON died in 1950.
Last year Mrs. DODSON moved from Lawton to Emporia, Kansas to make her home with a daughter, Mrs. Stanley ROSE. She was a member of the Church of the Blessed Sacrament.
Survivors include her daughter, Mrs. ROSE; two sons, Joe of Martinez, Georgia; and Sgt. 1C Chris, stationed with the Army in Munich, Germany; one sister, Mrs. Helen ZIMMERMAN, Manteca, Calif; one brother, Joe GLENNON, Coalgate, and 14 grandchildren.
Submitted by: Anna Marie (Glennan) Wilson amwilson@brightok.net


Pottawatomie County: Shawnee News-Star, Friday, February 5, 1965

Thomas Earl WEBB, 54, died Thursday. Funeral services will be announced by Parks Brothers of Prague.
Webb was born Feb. 13, 1910 in Prague.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Leona Webb; two daughters, Mrs. Margie Katherine ALEXANDER; Mrs. Theresa GONGRE; a son, Billy, who is in Germany; his mother, Mrs. Mollie WEBB of Shawnee; four sisters, Mrs. Eula EIDSON, Ok; Mrs. Earl HAWKINS, OK; Mrs. Mandie MCMAHAN, Ok.; Mrs. Dovie HOGAN, Calif.; two brothers, Cye, OK., ; Leonard, OK.; four grandchildren, Butch Alexander, Eddy, Patricia Ann and Howard Wayne.; his mother-in-law, Mrs. Grace WILKINSTON, Shawnee.
This family researched by Verla Pinkerton


Pottawatomie County: Shawnee News-Star, Friday, February 5, 1965

Funeral services for Mrs. Arrie M. SPRINGFIELD, 83, will be today at the First Baptist Church, Maysville, OKlahoma. Interment at Collins Cemetery.
Mrs. Springfield died Wednesday, Feb. 3. She was born Dec. 21, 1882, in Layfette, Georgia.
Survivors include four sons, Delmer, Jess and Edgar, Okla.and George, of Ore; three daughter, Mrs. Myrtle KING,Okla.; Mrs. Onabell, N.M.; Mrs. Daisy CARDWELL, Calif; two brothers, Cecil HAYES, Okla. Wallace HAYS, OK; three sister, Mrs. Eva HODGE, Ark; Mrs. Clentle O'BRIEN, Calif; Mrs Onle HESTER, Okla.; 28 grandchildren; 30 great grandchildren; and one great great grandchild.
Knights Funeral Home in charge.


Pottawatomie County: Shawnee News-Star, Friday, February 5, 1965

Hugo--Hugo man died Thursday in an Oklahoma City hospital of a gun shot wound in the temple and his wife was hospitalized here with a chest wound.
Hugo Police Chief, Gerald MILBURN said John Noble HANSIEMAN, 45, shot himself after wounding Mrs. Betty Hansieman, 35, at their home Wednesday night.
Hansieman was a stone contractor who had lived in Hugo all his life.


Carter County: The Daily_Ardmoreite, Thursday, April 1, 1965

Mrs. Dona WRIGHT
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Slobtown Church in the Lone Grove community for Mrs. Dona WRIGHT 82, of Marietta, who died Wednesday in an Ardmore hospital after a short illness. Burial will be in the Lone Grove cemetery, directed by Goodrich Funeral Home.
Mrs. WRIGHT was born Dec. 12, 1882 in Palo Pinto County, Tex. She was a member of the Methodist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Evelyn LEMONS, Natalia, Tex. and Mrs. Clara GRAY, Tipton; two sons John D., NEWPORT and Robert I., SPANAWAY, Wash.; Three brothers, Jack A MCBEE, Fowler, Calif., Roy McBEE, Healdton and Raleigh MCBEE, Ozark, Ark; two sisters, Mrs. Sarah CHRISTIAN, Ardmore, and Mrs. Margaret MCCURLEY, Port Chicago, Calif; 26 grandchildren several great grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
Recorded as written, by Elnora Frances Cook-Wyrick ejwaa@worldnet.att.net
Additional information provided by submitter: Mrs. Dona Luella McBee-Wright died 31 March 1965. I believe this was published in “ The Daily Ardmoreite, Ardmore, Oklahoma Newspaper,” close to the date of her death.


Beckham County: The Sayre Daily, Headlight-Journal, Tuesday, June 15, 1965

ZOWIE Infant Graveside Rites
June 15, 1965-June 15, 1965
Graveside Funeral Services for Kimberly Richelle ZOWIE, infant daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Richard L. ZOWIE, New Boston, Texas, who died Tuesday at the Sayre Hospital were held Friday, June 18, at 10 a.m in the Delhi Cemetery. The infant died at the Sayre Hospital. Survivors are the parents and one sister, Sabrina Dianne, of the home. Grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. GOADE of OK, Mrs. GIBSON of CA and Paul ZOWIE of CA.
Submitted by - Joy Goade Zowie - rjzowie@awesomenet.net  - 4/25/98


Oklahoma County: Luther Register, Friday, September 24, 1965

Wake will be a 7:30 p.m., Monday at Baggerly Funeral Home chappel, Edmond, for Mrs. Salome M. Hennessey, 62, a lifetime resident of Luther, who died Saturday at a Chandler hospital. Requiem Mass will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Robert's Catholic Church, Jones, with burial in Luther Cemetery.
Survivors include her husband, John, of the home; a son, John Jr., Luther; her mother, Mrs. Jacob LOMAN, Luther; a sister, Mrs. Harlan LEONARD, Edmond; six brothers, Jacob Jr., Wichita Kan.; Fred, Edmond; W. S. , OklahomaCity; Jamil, Leo and Alex, all of Luther.
Submitter's note: clipping is dated 9/24/1965
Sharon McAllister 73372.1745@compuserve.com


Muskogee County: Stiwell Demorcrat-Journal, Thursday, November 18, 1965

Services Held For Mrs. Kathryn HOOTON
Funeral services for Mrs. Kathryn Louise Hooton, 96, were conducted Friday, November 12, in the Roberts Funeral Home chapel, with Dr. B. Owen Oslin and Jim Woolsey officiating. Burial was in the Stilwell cemetery.
Mrs. Hooton, who was born 03 Oct 1869, in Rolla, Missouri, died Tuesday, November 9, 1965, in the Stilwell Municipal Hospital.
She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Eva L. GOSS, Mrs. Mae SMITH, and Mrs. Flo BRAZELTON; three sons, Bert, Lee, Jordan.
Deborah Aldridge daldridg@ionet.net


Beckham County: The Sayre Daily, Headlight-Journal, Tuesday, March 1, 1966

Robert H. DAVIS, Sweetwater, died Tuesday in Clinton General Hospital following an extended illness. Services will be Friday at 2 PM in the Sweetwater Baptist Church with Rev. Billy COVEY and Rev. Dan BASHAM officiating.
Born November 27, 1908 at Sweetwater, Mr. DAVIS was married to Bethel MCARTHUR in 1947. He was a veteran of WW1 and a member of the Assembly of God Church.
Survivors are his wife of the home; One daughter Addie Louise; two sons Johnny Joe and Eli Warren all of the home; two brothers William A. of Elk City, Wesley of Louisville, KY; three sisters, Esther BLACKBURN Conogo Park, CA, Mrs. Priscilla REY, Stinnett, Texas, Mrs. Verda MEISSNER, Mayfield.
Pallbearers will be O. K. HENSON, Freddie HENSON, Glen RUTHFORD, E. L. FOWLER, Truman ALEXANDER, Clifford WESNER.
Committal will be in the Mulberry Cemetery at Sweetwater with the Savage Funeral Home, Elk City in charge of arrangements
Submitted by - Joy Goade Zowie - rjzowie@awesomenet.net  - 5/3/1998


Creek County: The Drumright Journal , Thursday, May 5, 1966

Eliza Carroll Is Stricken
Eliza J. CARROLL, 80, of 513 South Duke, was given funeral services at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Drumright Assembly of God Church. The Rev. M.A. MALONE, pastor, officiated. Burial was in the Lawson Cemetery, Yale, under direction of Osterhout Funeral Home. Mrs. CARROLL suffered a heart attack at her home during the noon hour Tuesday and was rushed by ambulance to the Drumright hospital about 1 p.m. She died in the hospital about 5 p.m., May 3.
She was born Jan. 9, 1886 in Iowa, and moved to Drumright from Yale in 1905. Survivors are five daughters, four sons, and 31 grandchildren. Daughters are Nora FRICK of Yale, Mary FOBROY of Oakland, Calif.; Lucy EDWARDS of Wichita, Kans.; Sylvia TIPPIT of Drumright; and Mrs. E.E. TURNER of Oklahoma City. Sons are Nate CARROLL of Amorett, MO; Bryan CARROLL and Woodrow CARROLL both of Route 1, Drumright; and Lee CARROLL of Seminole.
Submitters note - Eliza was born Eliza Jane RORABAUGH in Appanoose County, IA, the daughter of John Mitchell Rorabaugh (Rorabaw) and Mary Ellen CLARK.
Submitted by - James H. Carroll - jamescarroll@juno.com
Our Kin: A Family History Collection http://members.aol.com/hamcarroll/ourkin/index.htm


Pawnee County: The Pawnee Chief, Monday, May 30, 1966

Orbie BARNES, 81, Services Held Here Saturday
Pioneer Pawnee mother, Orbie Maud Barnes, 81, passed away here Thursday, May 26, and services were held Saturday afternoon, May 28.
Born March 29, 1885 in Boone County, Missouri, she married John S. Barnes on September 17, 1899 in Columbia, Mo. They moved to Pawnee in 1915 and she lived here since. He passed away on June 17, 1940. A daughter also preceded here in death.
She was a member of the Assembly of God church.
She is survived by 63 direct descendants plus a brother and three sisters. Survivors include 5 sons and 4 daughters: Lee Barnes and Gertie Barnes of Pawnee; George Barnes, Mrs. Zada WALTER and Bennie Barnes, all of Oklahoma City; Mrs. Bertha PRINCE of Twin Falls, Idaho; Barney and Hubert Barnes, both of Kingman, Kansas; and Mrs. Ida LILES of Osceola, Missouri. Also surviving are 21 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. A brother: Earnest MCKINZIE, California; and three sisters, Georgia MOFFETT, Mary COLLINS of California, and Lucy LEE of Wichita, Kansas.
The Rev. L. Jim Anthis officiated at the service at 2:00 p.m. at the Poteet Funeral Chapel and interment was in Highland Cemetery under the direction of the Poteet Funeral Home.
Submitted by: Rita Buford bbuford@centurion.flash.net


Pawnee County: The Pawnee Chief, Monday, May 30, 1966

Card of Thanks
Words cannot express our heartfelt gratitude to Dr. RATLIFF and the entire staff at the Municipal Hospital for the wonderful care given during the illness and passing of our mother and grandmother.
To Rev. Jim Anthis for his comforting words and prayer, to the singers and Poteets for the lovely service. To all of those who sent flowers and cards; to the neighbors and quilting club for the lovely dinner.
May God Bless and keep each and everyone of you.
The family and grandchildren of Orbie M. BARNES
Submitted by: Rita Buford bbuford@centurion.flash.net


Garvin County: Pauls Valley Demorcrat, Sunday, July 17, 1966

Sarah Elizabeth MALICOAT DAVIS born 7 Sep 1884 in Watherford, Parker Co., TX. Died 15 Jul 1966 in Pauls Valley, Garvin Co., OK
Death takes City Pioneer
Mrs. Joe Davis, 81, a resident of the Pauls Valley area the last 79 years, died at 11:40 p.m. Friday in the N. W. Lindsey Memorial hospital.
She was born Sept. 7, 1884 in Texas. She was a resident of 203 South Montie.
Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Stufflebean Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. J. R. McBride of Bartlesville will officiate, assisted by Rev. O. W. Johnston of Pauls Valley. Burial will be held in Mt. Olivet cemetery.
Survivors innclude six daughters, Mrs. R. F. WHITE , Mrs. Loy JOHNSON, Mrs. Beay CLARK, Mrs Thelma ENGELKE, Mrs. Cecil TALLEY, and Mrs. Imogene LEWELLEN; five sons Ed Davis, Sanford Davis and Murl Davis , Ralph Davis and Wayne Davis ; one brother Mat Malicoat of Pauls Valley; 39 grandchildren, 67 great grandchildren and three great- great-grandchildren.
Submitted by: Jean Brand JBrand@sierratel.com


Carter County: The Daily_Ardmoreite, Sunday, January 15, 1967

The Daily Ardmoreite, Sunday
Funeral services for Sarah Ann Christian, 9 O St. SW, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the First Freewill Baptist Church. The Rev. James Cearley of Tecumseh, Okla. will officiate, assisted by the Rev. Jerry Rhoades.
Mrs. Christian was born on Dec. 2 1878 in Jack County, Tex. and moved to Indian Territory in 1898. She was the widow of George Washington Christian who died in 1932. Mrs. Christian was a charter member of First freewill Baptist Church. Mrs. Christian died Friday in a local hospital. She is survived by four sons, Henry Christian of Lone Grove; William Edward Christian of Minco; Sam Christian of Fox and Hugh Christian of Tecapa, Calif. Also five daughters, Mrs. Katie BUTLER, Fillmore, Calif; Mrs. Margaret POWERS, Lancaster, Calif; Mrs. Maybelle HOOTEN, San Benito, Calif; Mrs.Hilda GUINN of Coalgate and Mrs. Mattie LEE of Ardmore. She is also survived by three brothers, Jack MCBEE of Fowler, Calif; Roy McBee, Healdton; and Wrilegh McBee of Ozark, Ark: a sister Margaret MCCURLEY of Port Chicago, Calif; 49 grandchildren: 118 Great grandchildren and 14 great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Herman GREEN, Lamar HOWELL, Vernie CYPERT, Elwood HALLENSTY, Frank CALLENDER and Othel KYLE. Interment will be in Newport Cemetery under the direction of Bettes Funeral Home.
Recorded as written: by Elnora Frances Cook-Wyrick ejwaa@worldnet.att.net


Bryan County: Durant Daily Democrat , Sunday, February 19, 1967

Agnes WALKER Dies
Rites Set Funeral services for Agnes BOONE WALKER, 60, 512 S 13, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday in the Coffey Funeral home chapel with the Rev. Harold Harcourt officiating. Burial will be in Highland cemetery. Mrs. WALKER died Wednesday night in a local hospital. She had been a resident of Bryan county the past 30 years. She was a native Texan, born in Clarksville. She was a member of the Methodist church. She was survived by a son, Leroy WALKER, and two brothers, W. T. BOONE and Curtis BOONE, all of Durant.
Christine Stotzer - cstot@isc-durant.com


Greer County: Mangum Daily Star, Thursday, March 23, 1967

Tom H. Smith Funeral Service is Held Today
Funeral services for Tom H. SMITH. 64, Were Held AT 2:30 P.M. Today (Thursday) in First Baptist Church with Rev. Bob EVANS officiating. Internment was in Riverside cemetery.
He was born December 29, 1902 at Johnson Station, Texas, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph SMITH and died March 21 in the Mangum hospital.
Coming to this area with his parents as a small boy, he had made his home in Mangum throughout his entire life. On November 10, 1923, he was married to Miss Virgie Louise GAMBLE at Brinkman. He was formerly employed by Garrett Furniture and at the time of his death was on the city police force. SMITH suffered a second heart attack at Christmas and had been in failing health since that time.
Survivors are his wife of the home; two daughters, Mrs. Mack POTTER of Ft. Worth, Texas and Mrs. Howard TEEL of Holbrook, Arizona; two brothers, Gene SMITH of Mangum and Joe SMITH of Albuquerque, N.M.; one sister, Mrs. Gladys HUGHES of Mangum; five grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Pallbearers were Clyde MORGAN, Arrie MORGAN, Edgar WEAVER, Gilbert MARTIN, Stanley Miller, Thurmon SMIT, W. S. Abrams and Herschel COPELAND
Submitters Note: Wife's name was GAMMILL not GAMBLE
Submitted by: Wanda Nasg GOODE wngoode@infinitytx.net


Pawnee County: The Pawnee Chief, Thursday, June 1, 1967

Orbie WATSON to wed John BERG Mr. Royal WATSON, Pawnee, anounces the engagement and approaching marriage of his daughter Orbie GRACE to John Herbert BERG. Mr. BERG is the son of Herbert BERG, Pawnee, and Mrs. Bill HANN, Oklahoma City.
Miss WATSON is a 1966 graduate of Pawnee High School and attended Oklahoma School of Banking and Business in Oklahoma City. Mr. BERG is employed by Majors 66, Pawnee.
The wedding will be an event of June 21. The couple will make their home in Pawnee.
Submitted by Orbie's niece, Rita Buford bbuford@centurion.flash.net


Pawnee County: The Pawnee Chief, Thursday, June 1, 1967

Mr. & Mrs. Raymond W. SANDERS of Tulsa announce the marriage of their daughter, Karen Sue CLIFTON to Everett S. SMITH, son of Mr. & Mrs. Everett Smith, Sapulpa. The bride is the grand-daughter of Mr. & Mrs. John TRINKLE, Ralston and Abe CLIFTON, of Hominy.
Vows were soleminized Saturday, May 6, at the Sheridan Ave Christian Church with Rev. Harold VANCLEAVE, pastor, officiating.
The bridge, given in marriage by her father Norman CLIFTON, Tulsa, wore a gown of white slipper satin in an A-line with bell sleeves and attached to the shoulder line was a train of imported Chantilly lace. She wore a fingertip length veil of silk illusion.
Matron of honor was Glenda JAMES, Gayle DAVIS was bridesmaid. Their A-line dresses with short bell sleeves were of mint green trimmed in embroidered flowers on sleeves and empire waist. They wore matching hats.
Bob BISHOP served as best man. Ushers and candlelighter were Bill ROW, Richard CLIFTON, brother of the bride; and Steve BELL. Carol ENGLAND was in charge of the guest book.
The bride's mother wore a yellow lace dress with white accessories.
Following a short wedding trip the couple will make their home in Sapulpa.
Those from Ralston who attended were Mr. & Mrs. John TRINKLE, Mr. & Mrs. Elvin BRYANT, Mr. & Mrs. Cecil KROW and Cecilia and Blanche KAIL.
Submitted by Rita Buford bbuford@centurion.flash.net


Pawnee County: The Pawnee Chief, Thursday, June 1, 1967

Calvina HETTENBACH - Gerald QUIGLEY exchange vows Saturday, May 27th
The First Baptist Church of Pawnee was the setting for the exchanging of marital vows by Miss Calvina Hettenbach, Pawnee, and Gerald Quigley, Maramec, Saturday May 27 at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Harold Norris officiating at the double-ring ceremony.
The chancel was decorated with emerald ferns and white satin bows.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Clyde HETTENBACH, Pawnee. The bridegroom is the son of Mrs. Don WINGO, Maramec, and A.W. QUIGLEY of Chicago, Illinois.
Mrs. Bob LEWIS, organist, presented a program of traditional wedding music and accompanied Mrs. Lyle SALLEE, who sang several songs.
The bridge, given in marriage by her father, wore a formal length gown of peau de soie with kabuke sleeves and train. Lace appliques accented the skirt and sleeves. Her bouffant illusion veil was secured by a cap of organza and she carried a bouquet of frenched mums.
Mrs. Larry PERRINE, sister of the bride, served as Matron of Honor. She wore a lime green formal length gown of bonded crepe and carried a colonial bouquet of white carnations edged with green and green streamers.
Other attendants were Mrs. Jerry JESTES, sister of the bride, and Mrs. Richard TANNER. Candlelighters were Steve SKIDGEL and Charles HANGER, cousins of the bride. The flower girl was Miss Traci KENNEDY, niece of the bride.
Mr. QUIGLEY's cousin, Harry SHAULL, of Cushing, served as best man. Ushers were Jerry JESTES, brother-in-law of the bride and Jimmie DUNLAP of Maramec.
Reception assistants were Miss Metha BRUNS, Miss Treca LAWRENCE, Mrs. Elmer WILLARD, Mrs. Jerry WILLARD, Mrs. Everett SKIDGEL and Mrs. Woody KINNEAR. Mrs. Pam WILLARD was in charge of the guest book.
Out of town guests included Mr. & Mrs. Larry PERRINE and Jeff, Mr. & Mrs. Leonard CRAMER and Toni, Mrs. Terry SWARTZ and Mrs. Lyle SALEE, Stillwater; Mr. and Mrs. Bob BOWER, Mr. & Mrs. Jerry JESTES and Debbie, Perry; Mr. & Mrs. Bruce KENNEDY, Traci and Suzann, Bartlesville; Mr. and Mrs. Homer SHAULL, Miss Janie DELHLOFF, Miss Teresa DELHLOFF and Sharry SHAULL, Cushing; Mrs. Mark MOORE and Mr. & Mrs. Don WINGO, Mr. & Mrs. Amos ELLIS, Ted CHARLTON, Rev. Harold NORRIS and Jimmie DUNLAP, Maramec; and Mrs. Bud GUTHRIE, Edmond.
Submitted by Rita Buford bbuford@centurion.flash.net