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Red Lair 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 Sanders Lair.
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 oil exploration.
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 in Owasso.
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 in Tulsa.
Arrangements and services were entrusted to Mowery Funeral Service of Owasso.

 


Michael Largent Tulsa World 7/10/98
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.

 

Thomas Lary - 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 Owasso.

 
Elouise Lee Tulsa World 6/19/98
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.

 
 
Gladys Logsdon - Tulsa World 12/31/97
LOGSDON-- Gladys Marie,passed away Monday, December 29, 1997. She was a member of
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; grandchildren, Coelene
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 Butler-Stumpff Funeral
Home. Interment following at Rose Hill Memorial Park. Butler-Stumpff, 587-7000.
 


Leonard Logsdon 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 Oklahoma Limousin
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, Oklahoma.
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 nephews.
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 Funeral Home