Owasso Reporter Aug. 19, 999
Irven Garland "Red' Lair, longtime Owasso resident, died Aug. 7, 1999 at the
age of 82. He was born April 25, 1917 in Union City, Okla., to Dennis and Ethel
He married Mary Sue Metcalf on July 30, 1936 in Minco, Okla.
He spent most of his working life in the petroleum industry in seismograph
He was a member of the Eastgate Masonic Lodge #538, Owasso Eastern Star,
Owasso Golden Agers, and Disciples Christian Church. He was also a Rainbow Dad
and was past coordinator for Meals on Wheels. He enjoyed a variety of pastimes,
but particularly anything that involved helping others.
Loving family members include his wife Mary Sue of the home; daughters and
sons-in-law, Jane and Gerald Goraieb of Toronto, Canada, and Sue and Conrad
Theriault of Collinsville; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren;
three brother, Elvin Lair of Cortez, Col., Wilbur Lair of Oklahoma City, and
Tommy Lair of Yukon; two sisters, Loretta Haynes of El Reno and Dorothy Bryant
of Bull Head, Ariz.
He was preceded in death by two brother, Raymond Lair and Morris Lair.
Funeral services were held Aug. 10 at Mowery Chapel in Owasso. Serving as
officiating minister was Rev. Linzy Slayden, pastor of Friendship Baptist Church
Serving as escorts were Jeff Goraieb, John Goraieb, James Goraieb, Jason
Goraieb, Chad Rambo and John Dyes.
Committal services and interment followed at Floral Haven Memorial Gardens
Arrangements and services were entrusted to Mowery Funeral Service of
Michael Largent Tulsa World
LARGENT-- Micheal DeWayne, 43, carpenter, of Collinsville, died Wednesday,
July 8, 1998.
Survived by: wife, Audrey of the home; daughter and son-in-law, Crystal and
Danny Moss, Broken
Arrow; granddaughter, Candice; mother, Alene Largent, Collinsville; sister,
Phyllis Brumley, Pryor.
Preceded in death by father, J. L. Largent. Memorial service to be held
10:30 a.m., Friday, at Mowrey
Chapel, Owasso. Mowery Funeral Home, Owasso. 272-6244.
- Owasso Reporter Jan. 7, 1999
Thomas Roy Lary, 51, entered into rest Dec. 24, 1998.
Graveside services were held Dec. 31 at Fairview Cemetery in Pryor under the
direction of Moore Funeral Home.
Ula Hazel Lazalier -
Owasso Reporter June 3, 1999
Ula Hazel Lazalier, former resident of Skiatook, died
May 24, 1999 in Tulsa at the age of 89. She was born Dec. 5, 1913 in Branch,
Ark., to John and Maude (Alley) Francis.
She was married to Frank Lazalier who preceded her in death.
She spent her working years in the food service industry owning and
operation several different restaurants. She enjoyed gardening and crocheting.
Surviving family members include her sister, Gladiola Stinson, of Owasso,
brothers, O.B. and Louise Francis, and John Francis of Collinsville; nephews,
Freddie, Bobby and Brad Francis and Greg A. Stinson; nieces, Brenda Harrison,
Kay Riddle, Arlene Francis and Jerry Francis.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Elvin and three nephews.
Funeral services were held May 26, 1999 at Mowery Chapel in Owasso.
Officiating the service was Rev. James Snodgrass.
Committal services and interment followed at the Fairview Cemetery in
Owasso. Services and arrangements were entrusted to Mowery Funeral Service of
Elouise Lee Tulsa
LEE-- Elouise Bernice, 85, died Tuesday in Dallas, TX. Survived
by: daughters, Linda Crocker of Dallas, TX, Martha Lee of Plano, TX; son and
daughter-in-law, David and Sandie Lee of Owasso, OK; 3 grandchildren, David and
his wife, Tracy Crocker of Plano, TX, Brandon and Tyler Lee of Owasso, OK.
Preceded in death by husband of 50 years, Charles Lee and son-in-law, Tom
Crocker. She was a lifetime member of First Christian Church, Tulsa, OK. In lieu
of flowers friends may contribute to the Tourette Syndrome Association, P.O. Box
761, Bartlesville, OK 74005. We will miss our beloved Mother and our Guardian
Angel! Service 2 p.m., Friday, First Christian Church. Interment Memorial Park
Cemetery. Moore's Rosewood, 744-1202.
Richard Lindsay - Owasso
Reporter June 10, 1999
Richard Conover Lindsay of Owasso passed away at his
home May 24, 1999 at the age of 80. He was born April 24, 1919 in Oilton to
Elmer and Lucy (Conover) Lindsay.
He was a veteran of the United States Army having served his country during
World War II. He married the former Maryellen Margason on July 13, 1952 in
Huntsville, Ark. Together they made their home in Owasso in 1973.
Richard was a member of the First Baptist Church of Owasso. He was also a
member in several other groups and organizations, including the Trails end Good
Sams Chapter, the Oklahoma Good Sams State Staff, the American Legion Post 237,
the VFW, and the Petroleum Mason Lodge.
Surviving family members include his wife Maryellen of the home; sons and
daughters-in-law, DeWayne and Kim Lindsay of Broken Arrow, and Chris and Kami
Lindsay of Ogden, Utah; one son, Christopher Lindsay of the home; daughter,
Laura Carroll of Broken Arrow.
Richard was p;receded in death by a daughter, Connie Strowick; one brother,
three sisters and one grandson.
Funeral services were held May 28 at First Baptist of Owasso with Dr. Roger
Ferguson officiating. Escorts were Steven Carroll, Willie Strowick, David
Walker, Tommy Jones, Joe Walker, and Robert Margason.
Interment followed at Floral Haven Memorial Gardens. Services and arrangements
were entrusted to Mowery Funeral Services of Owasso.
- Tulsa World 12/31/97
LOGSDON-- Gladys Marie,passed away Monday, December 29, 1997. She was a
Eastern Star and Memorial Christian Church. Gladys was born September 26,
1913 in Owasso, OK to
William and Nancy Sharp. She is survived by: sisters, Inez Diebold, Ft.
Gibson, OK, Roberta Hilger,
Muskogee, OK, Frances Pfleeger, Tulsa, OK; brothers, Lowell Sharp, Tucson,
AZ, Don Sharp and
Skeet Sharp, Owasso, OK. Gladys married John Franklin Logsdon on February 4,
1939. They were
happily married for 58 years and were blessed with 2 children; 6
grandchildren and 7
great-grandchildren. She is survived by: her husband, John, Tulsa, OK;
daughter, Nancy Morris,
Boulder, CO; son, John Logsdon, Jr. and daughter-in-law, Sally, Austin, TX;
O'Kane and husband, Sean, Kristy Morris, Erika Lousberg and husband, Rod,
all of Colorado, Trey,
Jimmy and Julie Logsdon of Texas and great-grandchildren, Patrick, Dyann,
Bridget, Kyle and Shelagh
O'Kane and Cody and Bryan Lousberg of Colorado. She will be greatly missed
by all of her friends
and family. Service will be held Wednesday, December 31, 1997, 1 p.m. at
Home. Interment following at Rose Hill Memorial Park. Butler-Stumpff,
Tulsa World 8/12/99
LOGSDON-- Leonard,77, Talala, died peacefully at his home, the Double L
Ranch on Monday,
August 9, 1999. Leonard spent his childhood in Owasso, OK and had lived in
Talala since 1951. His
herd of Limousin cattle is recognized as one of the best in the nation. He
was one of the first members
of the North American Limousin Foundation and a founding member of the
Association. During the 1950's and 60's he was also active in the breeding
and competition of quarter
horses. He had been honored as the Rogers County Cattleman of the Year and
the Rogers County Farm
Family of the Year. He is survived by: his wife, Lorene of Specialty Care
Nursing Home of
Claremore; daughter, Judy Logsdon of Racine, WI; grandson, Michael Pugh of
Racine, WI and Rome,
Italy; granddaughter, Stephanie Pugh of Madison, WI; daughter, Pam Burnett
of Oologah; grandson,
Dutch Burnett of Oologah; brothers, Jack (Norma) of Collinsville and John of
Boulder, CO; many
nieces, nephews and countless friends and neighbors. In lieu of flowers the
family asks that
contributions be made to the Leonard Logsdon Scholarship Fund, Oologah High
School, Oologah, OK
74153. Leonard was President of the Talala School board the year it voted to
consolidate with the
Oologah School District. The scholarship will fund higher education for
graduates of the
Oologah-Talala School District. Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m., Friday,
August 13 at the Talala
First Baptist Church under the direction of Oologah Funeral Home, 443-9222.
Taylor Lolato -
Tulsa World 8/30/97
LOLATO-- Taylor Lynn, born January 20, 1997, died August 26, 1997. Our
Angels Journey - Our
time with her was all too short. Her journey had just begun. A dear sweet
blessing from on high. We
shared with everyone. But we know life's a stopping place. A pause in what's
to be. A resting place
along the road. To sweet eternity. So Taylor we'll all miss you. With
outstretched arms and such. And
you'll live on in all of us. Those Hearts in ones you've touched. Born to
Drew and Brandi Lolato of
Tulsa, OK. She is survived by: her parents and 2 year old brother, Blake;
her grandparents, Gary and
Linda Colt of Tulsa and Stefano and Donna Lolato of Brownsville, TX and
Charles and Diane
Williamson of Pennsacola, FL; aunts and uncles, Jason and Melanie Colt,
Trina, Monique, Stacie and
Alex Lolato, Corrine, Sarah and Nichole Williamson. Service will be at
Moore's Eastlawn, 10 a.m.,
Saturday, August 30, 1997. Interment Graceland Owasso. Contributions may be
made in lieu of
flowers to the National SIDS Foundation. Moore's Eastlawn Chapel, 622-1155
Mary Izola Lunsford - Owasso
Reporter May 20, 1999
Owasso resident Mary Izola Lunsford passed away May
14, 1999. She was born to John and Effie Martin Ward on May 24, 1914 in Rowe,
She is survived by six children, Gladys Boles of Owasso, Marvin Lunsford of
Oologah, Glen Lunsford of Nowata, Peggy Guinn of Skiatook, Wanda Thompson of
Oologah, and Roger Lunsford of Oologah; 13 grandchildren; 14
great-grandchildren, 10 great-great grandchildren and several nieces and
She was preceded in death by her husband, Rollie, grandson Richard Sonnier,
sister Nettie Jacobs and two brother, Amos and Cy Ward.
Rev. Calvin Casey officiated services at Oologah United Methodist Church May 17.
Interment was at Oak Hill Cemetery in Oologah under the direction of Moore