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MACHADO, Midge
SEMINOLE, OKLAHOMA: Midge E. Hargrave Machado, 84, died February 25, 2008. She was born October 15, 1923 to George and Blanche Kernan Marquis Hargrave. She earned a bachelors degree in education from Oklahoma Baptist University, and a masters degree in education from East Central University. She was a schoolteacher at the Prague, Maud and Davenport schools. She was a member of the Oklahoma Teachers' Association and a past president of the American Legion Auxillary. She attended Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, where she was an organist. She is survived by a daughter, Anne Machado of Seminole; six sons and their spouses; John and Cindy Machado of Miami, OK, George Machado of Racine, WI, Pat and Debra Machado of Fresno, CA, Kernon and Melanie Machado of Camarillo, CA, Bryon Machado of Seminole, and Mark and Kathie Machado of Seminole; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and a great-grandchild on the way. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John Frank Machado; two brothers, George Hargrave, Jr., and Gerald Hargrave; a sister, Jo Ann Sturdevant; and a grandson, Matthew Machado. Services were held at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Burial was at Little Cemetery by Swearingen Funeral Home.

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MADBULL, Jessie May
EL RENO, OKLAHOMA: Jessie May Madbull died November 2, 2008. She was born September 12, 1958. She is survived by two sons, Maynard Madbull of Antlers, and Joseph Madbull of El Reno; a daughter, Anessa Madbull of El Reno; two brothers, Charles Madbull of Antlers, and Joel Madbull of Oklahoma City; and 8 grandchildren. Services were held at the Concho Community Center. Burial was at Concho Cemetery by Huber-Benson Funeral Home.

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MADDUX, Ouida
KEOTA, OKLAHOMA: Ouida Maddux, 93, died January 26, 2007 in Stigler, OK. She was born July 11, 1913 in Texas to Aldolph and Mary Dees Strackbein. She attended Rock Ford Baptist Church. Survivors include two daughters, Barbara Rowe (Bud) of Keota, and Bertie Rowe of Apple Valley, CA; a daughter-in-law, Helen Ogle of Fort Smith, AR; 9 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and 9 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, L.H. Maddux; and two sons; Lenard Maddux, Jr. and Thomas Keith Maddux. Interment was at the Keota City Cemetery with arrangements by Mallory-Martin Funeral Home.

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MANN, Elizabeth
OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA: Elizabeth Landis Mann died August 26, 2010. She was born April 1, 1918 in Oklahoma City to Spencer and Eva Louise Sanders Landis. She was a bookkeeper for several local businesses. She was a member of Epworth United Methodist Church, where she retired as the church's financial secretary. She enjoyed gardening, reading, art, theater, dining out, and traveling. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Mann; her parents; and an infant sister. Services were held at Epworth United Methodist Church. Interment was at Rose Hill Burial Park.

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MANNERS, Jesse
DURANT, OKLAHOMA: Jesse J. Manners, 85, died December 26, 1995 at the Medical Center of Southeastern Oklahoma. He was born July 15, 1910 to Mike and Etta May Finn Manners. He retired from the maintenance department at Durant Bank and Trust. He attended the First Assembly of God Church, and was a former member of the Durant Round Up Club. He is survived by his wife, Nellie DeFord Manners; a daughter, Geneva Walby of Durant; three sisters, Eva Wagoner and Viata Wells, both of Durant, and Alma Harwick of Port Arthur, TX; 2 grandsons; 2 great-granddaughters; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; four sisters, Mattie Dunn, Gladys Owens, Pearl Buttran, and Myrtle Jones; and three brothers, Charles Manners, Simon Manners, and Clyde Deason. Interment was at Highland Cemetery by Dalton-Holmes Funeral Home.

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MANTOOTH, Cecil
STERLING, OKLAHOMA: Cecil R. Mantooth, 70, died April 29, 2009. He was born December 11, 1938 to Hoarce Roadman and Pearl Jewel Lancaster Mantooth. He was a farmer and a carpenter. He attended the First Assembly of God Church in Elgin, and was a member of the Antique Tractor Club of Fletcher. He enjoyed restoring old cars. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Huitt Mantooth; a daughter, Rhonda Slawson (Jerry) of Cyril; a son, Roy Mantooth (Lois) of Foster; a sister, Joy (Walter) Lamar of Isabella; 11 grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister, Emma Milam; a brother, Ray Mantooth; and his parents. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Sterling. Burial was at the Sterling Cemetery by Fletcher Funeral Home.

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MANUS, Janice
OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA: Janice Sue Manus, 66, died November 26, 2009. She was born December 3, 1942. She attended Eastpointe Community Church. Survivors include her husband Bill Manus; a son, Billy Pendergrass; five stepsons, Donald, Delray, Stephen, Arthur, and Cary; her mother, Lula Gullett; a brother, Ronald Gullett; two sisters, Raelene Pruitt and Theresa Hix; her grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Arlington Memory Gardens with arrangements by Sunny Lane Funeral Chapel.

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MARBLE, Pearl
KENWOOD, OKLAHOMA: Pearl Backwater Marble, 86, died August 27, 2009. She was born February 20, 1923 to William Backwater and Alsie Wickliffe Backwater. She was a former cook at the Kenwood School, and enjoyed quilting, gardening and canning. She is survived by four sons, John and Katrina Marble of Jay, Jerry and Karen Marble of Salina, David Hair, and Jack Woods and Marj White, all of Kenwood; a sister, Ella Mae Chumwalooky of Kenwood; a brother, Rev. Leroy Backwater; her grandchildren; her great-grandchildren; and her great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Yahola Hair; a daughter, Mary Folmar; a brother, Jim Backwater; a sister, Lucille Squirrel; and her parents. Services were held at Euwasha Baptist Church. Burial was at the Euwasha Cemetery by Shipman's Funeral and Cremation Service.

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MARINOS, Gust
HENRYETTA, OKLAHOMA: Gust Steve Marinos, 84, died December 22, 2009. He was born July 13, 1923 to Steve and Bessie Vassiliki Marinos. He is survived by two sons, Robert Marinos (Melissa), and Nick Marinos (Lydia), all of Oklahoma City; two daughters, Sherry Williams (Louie), and Diana Garland (Brett), all of Henryetta; 8 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and a great-great grandson. He was preceded in death by a brother, Danny Marinos; and his parents. Interment was at Westlawn Cemetery with arrangements by Shurden Funeral Home.

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MARLETT, Alvin
WAURIKA, OKLAHOMA: Alvin Wade Marlett, 89, died March 8, 2001. He was born July 16, 1911 in Bowie, TX to Ernest and Carnelia Marlett. He was a retired machinist at MetalSpand. Survivors include a daughter, Barbara Ann Anderson of Fouke, AR; a son and daughter-in-law, Carrel Ray and Glynna Marlett of Waurika; a sister, Eva Ona Row of Fort Worth, TX; a brother, J.N. Marlett of Fort Worth, TX; 7 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; his nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Beulah Anthony. He was preceded in death by two wives, Myrtle Lee Pope Marlett and Josephine Denny Marlett. Burial was at Waurika Cemetery with arrangements by Dudley Funeral Home.

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MARNEY, Lillie
DUNCAN, OKLAHOMA: Lillie Francis Clayton Marney, 94, died January 18, 2006 at Good Samaritan Center in Hobart. She was born May 10, 1911 to John and Rebecca Phillips Clayton. She and her late husband were co-pastors of the Church of God. She is survived by two sons, Charley Marney of Oklahoma City, and Doyle Marney of Hobart; two sisters, Ann Brewer of Bethany, and Faye Shultz of Oklahoma City; 9 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and 9 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hardy M. Marney; a daughter, Ann Walls; a son, Toby Marney; her parents; three brothers, David Ernest Clayton, Alfred Pete Clayton, and John Blake Clayton; and three sisters, Ruth Montgomery, Alma Houston, and Fannie Mae Goodgion. Interment was at Resthaven Memorial Gardens by Don Grantham Funeral Home.

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MARSHALL, Frank
LINDSAY, OKLAHOMA: Frank J. Marshall died May 4, 2010. He was born February 2, 1921 to the late Walter L. Marshall and Margaret K. Allen Marshall. He worked for Bank of America in the Los Angeles area for 40 years, and ranched for over 20 years southwest of Lindsay. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of World War II. He enjoyed sports and the outdoors. He is survived by his wife, Ramona Polk Marshall; a sister, Margaret Willis; and a brother, James Allen Marshall. Interment was at Mount Olivet Cemetery by B.G. Boydston Funeral Home.

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MARTINEZ, John L.
OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA: John Louis Martinez died February 21, 2002. He was born April 27, 1944 in Oklahoma City, OK to Manuel and Frances Paradez Martinez. He retired from Wilson and Company. He enjoyed cooking and gardening. Survivors include a daughter, Stephanie M. Hanke (Todd); two sons, Damon Martinez (Amy) and Tony Martinez; two sisters, Mary Madrid and Esther Donahue; three brothers, Daniel, Manuel and Sirilo Martinez; 3 grandchildren; and his aunts and uncles, Ascenion and Catherine Martinez, Virginia Galindo, Nellie Rodriguez and Sara Domingez. He was preceded in death by his parents. Interment was at Fairlawn Cemetery by Baggerly-South Funeral Home.

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MATTIOLI, Dominico
PITTSBURG COUNTY, OKLAHOMA: Dominico Mattioli, 45, died December 3, 1911. He was married, and was of the Catholic faith. He was buried in Hartshorne, OK under the direction of Chaney Funeral Home. NOTE: The name of the cemetery was not listed.

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MATTOCKS, Henry A., Jr.
PORUM, OKLAHOMA: Henry Alonzo "Hank" Mattocks, Jr. died February 16, 1990. He was born May 3, 1925 to Henry Alonzo Mattocks, Sr. and Queenie Missouri Nelson Mattocks. He retired from civil service after 31 years. After his retirement, he fulfilled his lifelong dream to live on Lake Eufaula, where he dearly loved the Porum and surrounding communities. He is survived by his wife, Georgia; a daughter and son-in-law, Bobbi and Rich Hanna of Plano TX; a son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Debbie Mattocks of Oklahoma City; three sisters, Pauline Cowalti of Heavener, Ruby Lemons of Porum, and Wanda Davis of Del City; a brother, Sherman of Moore; and 4 grandchildren. Interment was at Hiearly Cemetery.

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MATZINGER, Francis L.
TULSA, OKLAHOMA: Francis Leroy Matzinger, 89, died July 9, 2010. He was born May 10, 1921 in Lindsey, OH to Ray L. and Ruth Marie Hall Matzinger. He was a retired draftsman for the U.S. Corps of Engineers, and had also worked at Bethlehem Supply Co. He was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. He was a longtime member of the Sapulpa Church of the Nazarene. Survivors include his wife, Mary Louise Desmukes Matzinger; a daughter, Linda Lou Matzinger Collins (James Lee); a granddaughter; a great-grandson; a niece; and two nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife of 44 years, Gladys Marie Jones Matzinger; his parents; and two brothers, Raymond and George Matzinger. Services were held at the Sapulpa Church of the Nazarene. Interment was at Green Hill Memorial Gardens by Smith Funeral Home.

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MAYES, Hillis
PRYOR, OKLAHOMA: Hillis Mayes, 93, died February 2, 2007. He was born May 23, 1913 Sime Benjamin and Maggie Emma Rowe Mayes. He retired from the Army Corps of Engineers with 43 years of service, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He attended the First Church of God. He served on the Pryor Planning and Zoning Board, and was member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. He is survived by a brother, Paul Mayes (Edith) of Tennessee; two sisters, Pauline Kleine (Jim) of Riverside, CA, and Betty Joe Gore (Mack) of Arkansas; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Delia Robbins Mayes; four sisters; a brother; and his parents. Arrangements were handled by Key Funeral Home.

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McARDLE, Edith
PONCA CITY, OKLAHOMA: Edith H. McArdle, 83, died August 15, 2005 at the Ponca City Nursing Home. She was born March 25, 1922 in Ponca City to John and Pearl Whitesell Conrad. She enjoyed traveling and ceramics. Survivors include two sons, Lee Conrad McArdle of Tulsa, and Richard Daryl McArdle of Thailand; a stepson, John McArdle; three siblings, Gloria Rybka (Leo) of Bakersfield, CA, and Marjorie Warren (Art), and Bob Conrad, all of Ponca City; 6 grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and her great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, John C. McArdle; an infant son, Bobby; and her parents. Burial was at the Odd Fellows Cemetery with arrangements by Trout Funeral Home.

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McBURL, Robert Lee
Robert Lee McBurl, 64, died April 3, 2010 in Tulsa. He was born September 30, 1945 in Pawhuska, OK to George Raymond and Myrtle Lee Thomas McBurl. He was a ranch hand. Survivors include a brother, Eddie McBurl; three sisters, Lillie Finley, Peggy Owens, and Christine Mass; several nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Patsy McBurl; his parents; a brother, George McBurl, Jr.; and a sister, Martha Walker. Interment was at Crown Hill Cemetery under the direction of Butler-Stumpff Funeral Home.

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McCARTNEY, Virginia
LAWTON, OKLAHOMA: Virginia L. "Jenny" McCartney, 74, died September 2, 2005. She was born September 2, 1931 in Mammoth Spring, AR to George and Ruth Charlston Ball. She was a school teacher. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, and had also attended Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, TX. She is survived by two daughters, Dara Gee (Lane) of Lawton, and Stephanie "Sam" Foster-Erler (Fred Erler III) of Dallas, TX; a son, Jeff McCartney (Kelly) of Tallahassee, FL; three brothers, Buddy Ball (Virginia) of Raytown, MO, George Gray Ball (Karen) of Jeffersonville, IN and Robert Ball (Sharlene) of Hialeah, FL; and 8 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Darryl E. McCartney; her parents; and a sister, Betty Diesposti. Services were held at Carr-Montgomery Funeral Home in Thayer, MO. Interment was at Riverside Cemetery in Mammoth Spring, AR. Local arrangements were handled by Lawton Ritter Gray Funeral Home.

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McCLELLAND, Alma
TULSA, OKLAHOMA: Alma "Corinne" McClelland, 80, died March 23, 2008. She was born September 3, 1927 to Marvin and Exie Rieff. She is survived by two sons, Gary McClelland of Mississippi, and Mike McClelland of Tulsa; two sisters, Joann Carolan of Claremore, and Novelle Miller of Fayetteville; a brother, Homer Rieff of Tulsa; 5 grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Delton McClelland; a brother, Earl Rieff; and her parents. Interment was at Floral Haven Memorial Gardens by Floral Haven Funeral Home.

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McCLURE, Jack
IDABEL, OKLAHOMA: Jack McClure, 85, died February 15, 2003 in Idabel. He was born February 10, 1918 near Haworth, OK. He was a retired machinist. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a recipient of the Purple Heart medal. He was a member of Redland Methodist Church. He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Lee Brewer of Tulsa; a son, Michael McClure of Tulsa; a stepdaughter and her husband, Ruth and Harold McBrayer of Idabel; his grandchildren; his great-grandchildren; his nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Esther McClure; a son, Jackie Eugene McClure; and two stepdaughters, Delma Jean Fuller and Sue Dell Hudspeth. Services were held at Redland Methodist Church. Interment was at Redland Cemetery by Norwood-Coffey-Leonard Funeral Home.

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McCOY, Marjorie
TULSA, OKLAHOMA: Marjorie Eunice McCoy, 72, died October 6, 2003 at Saint Francis Hospital in Tulsa. She was born March 14, 1921 in Eckert, CO to Edward D. and Hazel Jane Beebe White. She was a member of Roselawn Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Homer Alton McCoy; a daughter, Pamela Patterson of Tulsa; two sons, Roy McCoy and Larry McCoy, both of Tulsa; 6 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Brenda E. McCoy. Interment was at the Fayetteville National Cemetery in Fayetteville, AR under the direction of Brashears Funeral Home of Huntsville, AR.

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McGAHEY, Leora
MADILL, OKLAHOMA: Leora Faye McGahey, 78, died January 22, 2001. She was born November 18, 1922 in Marshall County to Thomas F. and Alice M. Lollis Ward. She had worked at Brookside Manor for 10 years, and was a member of Powell Holiness Church. Survivors include a son, Jimmie; and 3 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer McGahey. Interment was at the Powell Cemetery under the direction of Watts Memorial Chapel.

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McGOWAN, Richard
COLCORD, OKLAHOMA: Richard Don Bishop McGowan, 24, died September 10, 1996. He was born April 2, 1972 to Marvin Lewis Bishop and Ella Marie Bradley. He was a construction worker. He is survived by his mother, Ella Dockery and husband Richard of Colcord; his father of Minnesota; his stepfather, John McGowan of Minnesota; two brothers, Chad McGowan of Minnesota and Grady McGowan of Colcord; and his maternal grandmother, Linda Bradley of West Siloam Springs. Interment was at Springtown Cemetery under the direction of Wasson Funeral Home of Siloam Springs.

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McGUIRE, Aletha
DUNCAN, OKLAHOMA: Aletha Woodard McGuire, 67, died October 2, 2005. She was born February 10, 1938 to Roy and Laura Woodard. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Jeff McGuire; three daughters and sons-in-law, Becky and Mike Lightner, Tammie and Danny Deaton, and Misti and Darren Southerland; two sisters, Ladonna Chasteen and Velda Towell; a brother, Roy Woodard; 11 grandchildren; 4great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and her friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, O.L. Woodard; and a sister, Eudora Dixon. Services were held at Bethel Assembly of God Church. Burial was at Duncan Cemetery with arrangements by Don Grantham Funeral Home.

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McGUIRE, Thomas
GUYMON, OKLAHOMA: Thomas B. McGuire, 87, died December 11, 2008 at Dunaway Manor. He was born August 2, 1921 near Sallisaw, OK to Silas and Edna Dunkerson McGuire. He was a retired chief with the Guymon Fire Department, and had also worked in the oilfields. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and Korea. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Edna V. Thurmon McGuire; two sisters, Ida Mahone and Maxine Watson; a daughter-in-law, Donia Brown Anderson; a sister-in-law, Fay Harmon; and his friends, including Delilah and Dow King and their family. He was preceded in death by a son, Barry Joe McGuire; three brothers; and a sister. Interment was at Elmhurst Cemetery with arrangements by Henson-Novak Funeral Directors.

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McKOOL, Frederick
ENID, OKLAHOMA: Frederick William McKool died December 15, 2007. He was born February 3, 1941 in Pittsburgh, PA to Fred and Elizabeth M. Steedle McKool. He was a graduate of Vanderbilt University, and held a master's degree in chemical engineering from Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh. He worked for Conoco in Ponca City, and enjoyed world travel. Survivors include his mother, Elizabeth McKool of Pittsburgh, PA; a brother, William J. McKool of Flemington, NJ; three sisters, Carol Marlin of Pittsburgh, PA, Kathleen McKool of Boston, MA, and Dorothy J. Hazen of Chagrin Falls, OH; and eight nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father. Arrangements were entrusted to Anderson Burris Funeral Home.

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McLAREN, Bertie
OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA: Bertie M. McLaren, 89, died January 3, 2002. She was born March 29, 1912. She was a retired civil service employee. She was a member of the Rebekah Lodge and the Order of the Eastern Star, and was a Past Royal Matron in the Order of the Amaranth. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Rod and Sherry L. McLaren; two brothers, Guy and Charlie Cravey; two sisters, Margaret Giaconia and Mable Green; 4 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roddie M. McLaren; a daughter, Betty A. Bradley; and a brother, Leo Cravey. Interment was at Highland Cemetery in Durant under the direction of Branstetter-Merritt Funeral Home.

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MEIER, Ludwig
BESSIE, OKLAHOMA: Ludwig Meier died September 15, 1925. He was born August 23, 1856. He was survived by his wife, Mina Meier. Burial was at Peace Lutheran Cemetery.

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MEIKLEJOHN, Doris
ARDMORE, OKLAHOMA: Doris Ruth Meiklejohn, 86, died April 16, 2009. She was born October 12, 1922 in Osage City, KS to Emile and Sena Norris Zetmeir. She worked as an apartment manager for Autry Crocker. She is survived by a daughter, Kathryn Cross of Ardmore; a sister, May Helm of Topeka, KS; and a grandson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles M. Meiklejohn. Arrangements were handled by Craddock Funeral Home.

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METCALF, Lucille
HEAVENER, OKLAHOMA: Lucille Metcalf, 83, died June 6, 1994. She was a Baptist. She is survived by her husband, Lowell; two sons, Herbert and Clarence; two sisters, Marie Patterson and Mildred Blevins; two brothers, Hayward and Homer Manley; 4 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Reichert Cemetery under the direction of Dowden Funeral Home.

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MIDDLEBROOK, Opal
ANTLERS, OKLAHOMA: Opal I. Middlebrook, 88, died February 28, 2002. She was born September 14, 1913 in Murchison, TX to John and Mary Ann Owen. She was a former resident of South Gate, CA, and moved to Antlers in 1976. She was of the Pentecostal faith, and enjoyed fishing and quilting. Survivors include two daughters, Patsy Bersuch of Broken Bow, and Shirley Lowinger (Ed) of Whitter, CA; two sons, Billy Colley (Patricia) of Long Beach, CA, and Don Colley of Bell Gardens, CA; two sisters, Laverne Drinkard and Margaret Standridge; two brothers, Dennis and John; 11 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Interment was at Rattan Cemetery with arrangements by Mills and Coffey Funeral Home.

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MIDGLEY, Burl
POTEAU, OKLAHOMA: Burl Midgley, 95, died November 25, 2008. He was born June 4, 1913 in Wister, OK to Samuel and Josie May Little Midgley. Survivors include two daughters, Loretta Gedosh and Junetta McCoy, both of Fort Smith, AR; 4 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dovie Midgley; and his parents. Interment was at Ellis Chapel Cemetery in Wister with arrangements by Grace Manor Funeral Home.

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MIHELICH, Wilma
TULSA, OKLAHOMA: Wilma "Billie" Mihelich, 86, died February 16, 2008. She was born October 30, 1921 in Wisconsin. She was a U.S. Army Women's Air Corps veteran of World War II. She enjoyed Cubs baseball, cats, and playing contract bridge. She survived by her husband of nearly 60 years, Don; a daughter, Anne Marie Randall of Valencia, CA; three sons, Thomas Mihelich of Tulsa, Kenneth Mihelich of Ridgway, CO, and Michael Mihelich of Riverside, CA; two sisters, Jo Teeters of Milwaukee, WI, and Mary Clark of Springfield, MO; a brother, John Tuma of Milwaukee, WI; and 8 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother, William Tuma. Services were held at Church of the Resurrection. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery with arrangements by Moore Southlawn Funeral Home.

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MIKSCH, Pearl Louise
ENID, OKLAHOMA: Pearl Louise Miksch, 82, died February 1, 2008. She was born April 13, 1925 in Merkel, TX to Oscar Leon and Willie Louise Baugh McMinn. She was a former resident of Wichita, KS, and retired from the Sedgwick County Public Schools. She attended Central Assembly of God Church, where she taught Sunday School and was active in the Senior Saints and the Star Widows. Survivors include two daughters, Deborah Campbell (Alan) of Enid, and Mary Kraus (Tom) of Pond Creek; 7 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Mark Leonard "Bud" Miksch; and her parents. Interment was at Pond Creek Cemetery under the direction of Anderson-Burris Funeral Home.

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MILAM, Charles
FORT GIBSON, OKLAHOMA: Charles A. Milam died June 14, 1957. He was born February 4, 1876. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Spanish-American War. Interment was at Fort Gibson National Cemetery.

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MILFORD, Donald
KANSAS, OKLAHOMA: Donald Milford, 74, died September 13, 1982 in Pryor, OK. He was born December 9, 1907 in Carnegie, OK to Henry W. and Nettie Chapman Milford. He moved to Oklahoma from Texas in 1941. Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Fern Baygents; and a niece, Wilma Herndon. Burial was at Sunset Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Wasson Funeral Home of Siloam Springs, AR.

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MILLARD, Teresa
POTEAU, OKLAHOMA: Teresa Lynn Millard, 41, died November 21, 2008 in Sallisaw. She was born November 23, 1966 in Des Moines, IA to Leroy Millard, Jr. and Mary Alice Tuttle Millard. Survivors include two daughters, Heather Millard and Amber Millard, both of Poteau; a grandson; her parents, of Poteau; three brothers, Tim Millard and Leroy Millard III, both of Poteau, and Tommy Millard of Las Vegas, NV; her maternal grandmother, Arlene Tuttle of Poteau; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, James Tuttle; her paternal grandparents, Roy and Evelyn Millard; and an aunt, Karen Robinson. Interment was at Greenhill Cemetery in Cameron with arrangements by Evans and Miller Funeral Home.

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MILLER, Jeanette
MIAMI, OKLAHOMA: Jeanette Miller, 76, died February 8, 2009 at her home. She was born August 18, 1932 in Fairland to Roy and Lucille Hiner Wynn. She came to Miami from Springfield, MO in 1987. She is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Dedria Miller of Miami, Teresa and Charles Dykeman of Port Charlotte, FL, and Linda and John Reynolds of Hanover, PA; two sons and daughters-in-law, Gary and Patsy Miller of Miami, and Mike and Mary Miller of Mechanicsville, MD; her mother of Miami; a sister, Irene Woods of Oklahoma City; two brothers and their wives, Elmer "Bud" and Wanda Wynn, and Ed and Mae Wynn, all of Miami; 8 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald R. Miller; her father; a sister, Cleo Kelly; and three brothers, Charles, Jack, and Hubert Wynn. Interment was at Sixkiller Cemetery south of Afton under the direction of Paul Thomas Funeral Home.

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MILLER, Melvin J.
TULSA, OKLAHOMA: Melvin James Miller, 70, died August 17, 2007 at Maplewood Care Center in Tulsa. He was born February 16, 1934 in Wichita, KS to Alva Miller and Matilda Denning Miller. He was retired, and had worked as a security guard. He was a U.S. Army veteran, and enjoyed collecting guns and knives. He is survived by a niece, Shari Doherty of Tulsa. He was preceded in death by his parents. Arrangements were handled by Schaudt's Glenpool Funeral Service and Cremation Care.

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MILLER, Tom
HEAVENER, OKLAHOMA: Tom Miller, 85, died September 8, 2009 in Fort Smith, AR. He was born September 4, 1924 in Mount Vernon, TX. He retired from the Oklahoma City Fire Department, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He attended Victory Baptist Church, and was a member of the Retired Firefighters' Association. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Evelyn Miller; a son, Tommy Wayne Miller of Heavener; two daughters, Margaret Jane Porter and Leta Kay Bunny, both of Heavener; two brothers, Carthel Miller of Choctaw, and Norman Miller of Edmond; two sisters, Martha Oliver of Oklahoma City, and Eva Sue Smith of Oklahoma; 8 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; and other relatives and friends. Burial was at Reichert Cemetery by Dowden Funeral Home.

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MILLER, triplets
WAGONER, OKLAHOMA: The Miller triplets, sons of Mr. and Mrs. John H. Miller, all died on December 24, 1937. Terry Miller was born December 12, 1937. Perry and Jerry Miller were born December 13, 1937. Interment was at Elmwood Cemetery under the direction of Hersman Funeral Home.

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MIRACLE, Georgia
BROKEN ARROW, OKLAHOMA: Georgia Mae Miracle, 77, died July 8, 2010. She was born August 17, 1932 to James and Ruby Crissup Patterson. She was employed as a seamstress at the Oklahoma Leather Factory from 1979 to 1994. She is survived by four children, Bryon Miracle of Neosho, MO, Carlton Miracle of Joplin, MO, Carolyn Miracle of Okmulgee, and William Miracle of Charlotte, NC; a sister, Arlene Howerton of Phoenix, AZ; 9 grandchildren; and 3 great-granchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Claude LaVerne Miracle; two sisters; two brothers; and her parents. Burial was at Fairview Cemetery with arrangements by Shurden-Jackson Funeral Home.

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MISAR, Genevieve
MARSHALL, OKLAHOMA: Genevieve Misar passed away January 18, 2009. She was born January 31, 1918 to Louie and Helen Smith Kostka. She was a graduate of Enid Business College, and was a member of the Rebekah Lodge and the United Church of Christ. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Terry and Liz Misar of Marshall; a daughter, Helen Hindman of Edmond; a granddaughter; 2 step-grandchildren; and 2 great-granddaughters. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Joseph Misar; and an infant daughter. Services were held at St. Paul's United Church of Christ. Burial was at South Marshall Lions Cemetery with arrangements by Abernathy Aaron Funeral Home.

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MITCHELL, Marie
MIAMI, OKLAHOMA: Marie E. Mitchell, 86, died October 6, 2009. She was born September 16, 1923 to J.R. and Mattie Houston Jameson. She enjoyed gardening and flowers. She is survived by two daughters, Linda Vanatta of Vinita, and Judy (Jack) Horner of Langley; a granddaughter; and her friends and neighbors. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edsel Mitchell; her parents; a sister; and three brothers. Arrangements were entrusted to Cooper-Althouse Funeral Home.

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MIX, Cyril
OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA: Cyril H. Mix, 83, died May 7, 1980. He was born February 5, 1897 in Japton, Arkansas. He was a farmer and an electrician. He was a member of the Church of Christ. He is survived by his wife, Ola Mae Neal Mix; a son, Kenneth; a sister, Mrs. Mona Millard; a brother, Clyde; a niece; 2 nephews; and a granddaughter. Burial was "in El Reno" with arrangements by Merritt Funeral Home.

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MOFFATT, Melba
ADA, OKLAHOMA: Melba Clarice Moffatt, 86, died April 5, 2009. She was born June 2, 1922 in Jesse, OK to Clyde and Velma Dale Chapman. She was a graduate of Draughan's Business College in Oklahoma City. She worked as a draft board director for the Selective Service in Atoka and Tulsa from 1942 until 1974, and was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Ada. She is survived by a brother, Bill Chapman (Sheril) of Ada; a brother-in-law, Wallace Moffatt of Mabank, TX; two sisters-in-law, Alice Gardner of Waco, TX, and Mary McNeil of Sulphur; her cousins; her nieces and nephews, including Todd Chapman and Carey C. Watson (Ronnie), all of Moore; and her friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, George R. Moffatt. Interment was at Green Meadows Cemetery in Atoka under the direction of Criswell Funeral Home.

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MOORE, Glenn
TULSA, OKLAHOMA: Glenn R. Moore, 74, died June 22, 2002. He owned Red Moore Paint and Body Shop, and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He is survived by his wife, Joyce Moore; three daughters, Cheryl Garrett of Tulsa, Becky Wehde of Dayton, OH, and Gwen Wright of Kansas City, MO; a sister, Pat Bray of Merced, CA; a brother, Travis Moore of Little Rock, AR; 7 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Moore's Southlawn Chapel.

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MOORE, Gusta
LE FLORE, COUNTY, OKLAHOMA: Gusta Moore, 16, died November 13, 1910. She was the daughter of C.L. and Alice Moore. Interment was at French Cemetery under the direction of Reed-Culver Funeral Home. Note: One record gives her mother's first name as Allice.

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MORELAND, Donivan
TULSA, OKLAHOMA: Donivan Ray Moreland died January 27, 2010. He was born November 24, 1950. He is survived by his wife, Helen Moreland; and his mother, Lilian Moreland. He was preceded in death by his father, Glen Moreland. Arrangements were handled by Serenity Funerals and Crematory.

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MORGAN, Elsie
KEOTA, OKLAHOMA: Elsie Owens Morgan, 87, died October 8, 2009. She was born December 19, 1921 to George and Nola Mae Jones Owens. She was a retired nurse's aide. She is survived by a stepson, Kenneth Morgan of Riverside, CA; a sister- in-law, Lucille Owens of Pocola; 2 step-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; her cousins; and her friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ted Morgan; her parents; and two brothers, Charlie Owens and Thurman Owens. Interment was at Iron Bridge Cemetery by Mallory-Martin Funeral Home.

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MORRIS, Ouida
TEMPLE, OKLAHOMA: Ouida Morris, 84, died January 17, 2004. She was born July 28, 1919 to Henry and Rose Alma Wardlow Dorsett. She worked at the Duncan Group Home, and also operated a fishing marina at Lake Texhoma. She was was a home care provider, and worked in child care at Headstart. She attended Temple First United Methodist Church. She is survived by two daughters, Patricia Morris of McLoud, and Barbara Strawn of Temple; two sons and daughters-in-law, Dwayne and Karen Morris of Norman, and Ernest and Gale Morris of Walters; a brother and sister-in-law, Campbell and Darlene Gore of McAlister; a sister, Cenith Williams of Phoenix, AZ; 20 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren; and her great-great-grandchidren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Morris. Services were held at Temple United Methodist Church. Interment was at Temple Cemetery with arrangements by Hart-Wyatt Funeral Home.

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MOSS, Harold
TULSA, OKLAHOMA: Harold Berdett Moss, 77, died February 4, 2003 at the Veterans' Center in Claremore. He was born January 30, 1926 in Council Hill to William Henry "W.H." and Lue White Moss. He was a retired 38-year member of the Laborers Local Union #1202, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He enjoyed gardening. He was a former resident of Council Hill, Checotah, and Morris prior to moving to Tulsa. He is survived by a daughter, Kathy Moss of Tulsa; two sons, Wayne Moss of Collinsville, and Bill Moss of Hume, VA; a sister, Helen Killgore of Broken Arrow; 5 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Opal Lee Criner Moss; his parents; and a brother, Lee Moss. Interment was at Morris Cemetery with arrangements by McClendon-Winters Funeral Home.

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MUSKRAT, Jake C.
GROVE, OKLAHOMA: Jake Claud Muskrat died May 1, 1939. He was born September 19, 1892 to James E. and Ida Kelley Muskrat. He was a veteran of World War I. He was survived by his wife, Elva May Muskrat. Interment was at Olympus Cemetery with arrangements by Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home.

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MYERS, Harral L., Sr.
MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA: Harral Luther Myers, Sr., 66, died June 14, 1980. He was born April 13, 1914 to James and Nancy Sallee Myers. He was a retired railroad worker and attended the Assembly of God church. He is survived by his wife, Juanita Brantley Myers; a son, Harral L. Myers, Jr.; two brothers, Elmer Myers and James Myers; three sisters, Nellie Pitts, Marie Roy, and Pearl Bradley; and his nieces and nephews. Burial was at Green Hill Cemetery under the direction of Bradley Funeral Home.

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NALE, Belle
INDIANOLA, OKLAHOMA: Belle Creason White Nale died May 14, 2007. She was born August 2, 1913 to Dailey Creason and Lenora Euckar Creason. She attended the Indianola First Baptist Church, and enjoyed needlework and raising chickens. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, James and Betty White of Indianola; three daughters and sons-in-law, Dot Barlow and Marcella and Maurice Gray, all of McAlester, and Barbara and Jim Herrin of Indianola; a daughter-in-law, Thelma White of McAlester; 16 grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Nick White and Alfred Nale; two sons, Dale White and Bill White; a son-in-law, Jack Barlow; two grandsons, Nicky Gray and Toby White; two brothers, Tommie Creason and Bennie Creason; and two sisters, Nellie Hediger and Becky Jones. Interment was at the Indianola Cemetery.

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NAVARRO, Lupe
TULSA, OKLAHOMA: Lupe Rosalie Navarro died September 8, 2009. She was born September 4, 1925 to Pedro and Luz Casillas Zapata. She was an avid University of Oklahoma Sooners fan. Survivors include a son, Felix D. Navarro (Andrea); two sisters, Catalina Zapata and Lucy Lighthizer; 2 grandchildren; her cousins; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Milton E. Navarro; and her parents. Services were held at St. Francis Xavier Church. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum with arrangements by Stanley's Funeral Service.

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NEASE, Ava
LAWTON, OKLAHOMA: Ava Nease died February 12, 1913. She was born March 3, 1909 to Z.D. and Agnes Nease. Burial was at Letitia Cemetery.

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NELSON, Guy
MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA: Guy Fountain Nelson died June 2, 1930 in Tulsa. He was born August 16, 1872 in Nevada, MO to Isaac Fountain S. Nelson and Alice Catherine Pottorff Nelson. He was a lawyer, and served as the City Attorney of Nevada, MO, later working for the legal division of the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway Company. He practiced law in Muskogee, and became the Assistant Attorney General of the state of Oklahoma. He went on to become District Judge of the 3rd Judicial District. He worked as an attorney for the Oklahoma Producing and Refining Company, and relocated to Tulsa, forming a law partnership with H.O. Bland. He was survived by his wife, Maybelle Ayres Nelson; a son, Albert Ayres Nelson; a daughter, Loraine Nelson Wight; and a brother, Harry Pottorff Nelson. Interment was in Muskogee at Greenhill Cemetery.

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NEUNER, Donald G.
GUTHRIE, OKLAHOMA: Donald Gene Neuner, 76, died August 31, 2008. He was born October 19, 1931 to Frederick and Viola Clarey Neuner. Services were held at the First Christian Church. Arrangements were entrusted to Smith-Gallo Funeral Home.

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NOFIRE, Steve
STILWELL, OKLAHOMA: Steve Nofire, 79, died December 20, 2010 at Stilwell Community Hospital. He was born February 19, 1931 in Tahlequah to Otter and Elsie Scott Nofire. He worked in auto salvage disassembling vehicles. He enjoyed gardening and the outdoors. He is survived by three sisters, Annie Killer of Stilwell, Janie Jones of Anadarko, and Maggie Studie of Collinsville; his nieces and nephews; his cousins; and his friends, including Carl Guthrie of Tahlequah, and George Scott of Stilwell. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Dora Akers and Fannie Grace; and two brothers, Bud and Dan Nofire. Interment was at Hungry Mountain Cemetery under the direction of Reed-Culver Funeral Home.

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ORUM, Jimmie
COMANCHE, OKLAHOMA: Jimmie Samuel Orum, 78, died April 30, 2001. He was born December 9, 1922. He was a pump mechanic at Sun Oil Refinery. He was a decorated World War II veteran, and took part in the invasion of Normandy. He attended the Church of Christ. He is survived by his wife, Ida Irene Evans Orum; his sons and daughters-in-law, Larry and Pam Orum of Tulsa, Jim and Linda Orum of The Woodlands, TX, and Gary and Janet Orum of Lawton; two daughters and sons-in-law, Brenda and Bobbie Massie of Duncan, and Sally and Jerrell Bowen of Comanche; a brother, Donald Orum of Albuquerque, NM; three sisters, Jeneva Jones and Delores Orum, both of Grapeland, TX, and Ida Dodson of Morton, TX; 8 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and his dogs, Robo and Major Orum. Burial was at Fairlawn Cemetery by Dudley Funeral Home.

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OSBORN, Luellen
LOCUST GROVE, OKLAHOMA: Luellen Osborn, 70, died July 28, 2009. She was born March 25, 1939 to Thomas William and Ella Standingwater Grass. She worked as a packer at the Orchids Paper Plant, and enjoyed sewing and playing bingo and dominoes. Survivors include five children, Debbie Hill (Keith) of Peggs, Carolyn Beavers of Chouteau, and Donald Osborn, Ronald Osborn, and Patricia Sluder (Don), all of Locust Grove; three brothers, Ray Grass of Locust Grove, Ralph Grass of Chouteau, and Russell Grass of Pryor; a sister, Fay Arneecher of Locust Grove; 6 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Osborn; a brother, John Grass; two sisters, Maxine Stanley and Caroline Nall, and her parents. Interment was at Little Rock Indian Cemetery with arrangements by Locust Grove Funeral Home.

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OWENS, Elesta
EAGLETOWN, OKLAHOMA: Elesta Faye Owens died May 7, 2006. She was born March 29, 1960 to Simon and Mable Owens. She was a member of St. Matthew's Baptist Church, and enjoyed music, cards and dominoes. Survivors include a daughter, Catherine Owens of Broken Bow; a son, Phillip Owens of Broken Bow; five sisters, Parthenia Dillahunty of Oklahoma City, Barbara Owens and Mildred Cherry, both of Broken Bow, and Etta Mathenia and Martha Owens, both of Wichita, KS; two brothers, Jimmy Owens of Broken Bow and Earnest Owens of Dayton, OH; four uncles, Floyd Wimbley of Eagletown, Larkin Wimbley of Broken Bow, Fred Wimbley, Jr. of Idabel,and J.C. Wimbley of Phoenix, AZ; 3 grandchildren; her cousins; her nieces and nephews; and her friends, including Lloyd New. She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Shirley Owens; two brothers, Tommie Owens and Clyde Owens; a grandfather, Fred Wimbley; three uncles, Willie Burris, T. (Doc) Wimbley and Alonzo Owens; and an aunt, Virginia Clayton. Interment was at the Eagletown Cemetery under the direction of Brumley Funeral Home.

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OWSLEY, Thomas
PONCA CITY, OKLAHOMA: Thomas Daniel "Tommy" Owsley, 74, died July 19, 2010 at the Ponca City Medical Center. He was born April 15, 1936 in Hominy, OK to Thomas and Dorothy Cox Owsley. He was a carpenter and a veteran of the U.S. Marines and the U.S Army. He was a member of the Ponca City Moose Club. He enjoyed western music, playing the guitar, and attending senior citizen dances. Survivors include his wife, Marjorie Morgan Owsley; five stepchildren; two sisters, Phyllis Sanders of Stillwater, and Pat Duke of Oilton; two brothers, Tony Owsley of Georgia, and Jerry Owsley of Florida; his grandchildren; and his great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents. Arrangements were handled by Trout Funeral Home.

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PALMER, Marvaline
LAWTON, OKLAHOMA: Marvaline Palmer died November 9, 2009. She was born March 23, 1929. She attended the Church of Christ. She is survived by a daughter, Beverly Strait (Robert) of Lawton; two sons, Phil Hudson (Tammy) of Willis, TX, and Wayne Hudson (Paula) of Cullman, AL; 5 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Jefferson Funeral Home.

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PANNELL, John Elwood
DUNCAN, OKLAHOMA: John Elwood Pannell, 82, died August 19, 2007 at Duncan Regional Hospital. He was born May 4, 1925 in Broken Bow to Richard Henry and Emma Mae Davis Pannell. He was a retired milkman with 38 years of service, and had worked for Cooper Farms, Sunrise Dairy, and Oak Farms. He was a Jehovah's Witness, and enjoyed woodworking. He is survived by his wife, Mary Lee Johnson Pannell; a son, Gary Pannell of Duncan; two daughters, Rhonda Pannell of Duncan, and Tiawanna England of Lawton; two brothers, Leonard Pannell of Comanche, and Lawrence Carrol Pannell of Broken Bow; a sister, Imarie Fisher of Anderson, CA; two sisters-in-law, Jessie Badgett of San Marcos, TX, and Laura Huff of Texarkana, TX; 6 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sons, Roger Pannell and Ronald Pannell; a daughter, Sandi Pannell; his parents; and a great-grandson. Interment was at the Duncan City Cemetery under the direction of Don Grantham Funeral Home.

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PARR, Meryle
AMORITA, OKLAHOMA: Meryle Stephen Parr, 85, died March 24, 1975 at Valley View Care Home in Lawrence, KS. She was born July 5, 1889 in Franklin, IN. She attended the Amorita Community Church, and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and the White Shrine. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Tot Babcock of South Hutchinson, and Mrs. Bernyce Scott of Lawrence; two sisters, Janet Weddle and Lucille Davidson; three brothers, Arthur, Howard and Robert Stephen; 2 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, W.O. "Bill" Parr. Services were held at the Amorita Community Church. Interment was at Byron-Amorita Cemetery under the direction of Fisher Funeral Home.

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PARSLEY, Annette
CHOTEAU, OKLAHOMA: Annette Parsley died July 28, 2011 at her residence. She was born May 30, 1935 in Annan, Scotland. She owned Log Cabin Ceramics, and had been a Chouteau resident for over thirty years. She enjoyed ceramics and knitting. Survivors include two daughters, Sandra Dunn and Linda McConnell, both of Chouteau; 2 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Jimmy Parsley. Arrangements were handled by the Cremation Society of Oklahoma.

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PARVIN, Billy Ray
WATTS, OKLAHOMA: Billy Ray "Bill" Parvin, 71, died September 7, 2009. He was born September 28, 1937 to James B. and Nola Nevada Ramsey Parvin. He is survived by his wife, Velma Parvin; three sons, J.E. Parvin of Tulsa, Kevin Parvin of Neosho, MO, and Tim Parvin of Noel, MO; two sisters; and 5 grandchildren. Interment was at New Hope Cemetery under the direction of Wasson Funeral Home.

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PATTY, Latricia
ADA, OKLAHOMA: Latricia Ann Patty, 61, died April 6, 2008. She was born October 29, 1946 to Louis and Virginia Hays Bowers. She attended East Central University, and formerly owned A Bloom N Flower Shop. She attended Grace Christian Fellowship. She is survived by her husband, Wayne Patty; a daughter, Angela Baltimore (Chad) of Ada; a stepdaughter, Sandra Mosier; her mother, Virginia Bowers; a granddaughter; 3 step-grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services were held at Grace Christian Fellowship. Interment was at Rosedale Cemetery under the direction of Criswell Funeral Home.

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PAYNE, Samuel
NOBLE, OKLAHOMA: Samuel F. "Sam" Payne, 50, died March 29, 2004 at his residence. He was born June 29, 1953 in Lamesa, TX to Joseph and Roynell Kayal Payne. He worked as a plant manager for ALC, Inc. and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy He enjoyed fishing and working on his truck. Survivors include his wife, Connie Payne; a daughter and son-in-law, Dawn and Scott Clyburn of Denton, TX; his mother; a brother, Joey Payne of Midland, TX; two sisters, Melody (John) Adams of Lufkin, TX, and Marsha Bonnell of Houston, TX; 2 granddaughters; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father. Interment was at Fairview-Maguire Cemetery under the direction of McMahan's Funeral Home.

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PELLAM, Earnest
McALESTER, OKLAHOMA: Earnest Pellam, 38, died October 7, 1926. He was the son of Martin Pellam and Elizie Rivera. He was a farmer. He was married, and was of the Baptist faith. Interment was at Oak Hill Cemetery.

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PENNOKEE, Belva
OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA: Belva Jean Pennokee, 53, died July 23, 2006 at her home. She was born April 2, 1952 in Wewoka, OK to Richmond and Virginia Wolfe Pennokee. She was a member of Glorieta Baptist Church. Survivors include two sisters, Rachel Pennokee and Nancy Musser (George), all of Oklahoma City; three brothers, Richard Pennokee (Jana) of Tulsa, and Nathan Pennokee (Ann) and Gary Pennokee (Cynde), all of Oklahoma City; her nieces and nephews; and her great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Don Ray Pennokee and Hommer Lee Pennokee; and two sisters, Susan Cardoza and Ramona Stewart. A wake service was held at Glorieta Baptist Church, and another service was held at Rock Springs Baptist Church in Sasakwa. Interment was at the Wilson Family Cemetery under the direction of Swearingen Funeral Home.

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PERDUE, Marilyn
SPIRO, OKLAHOMA: Marylin Joan Pendergraft Perdue, 60, died July 31, 2008 in Arkoma, OK. She was born October 25, 1947 in Fort Smith, AR to Harold and Pearl Elizabeth Waggoner Pendergraft. Survivors include two sons, Dean Dumond (Jenny) of Alma, AR, and Keith Dumond (Colena) of Ozark, AR; a daughter, Tresa Kay Dumond of Barling, AR; a stepfather, Roger Zimmerman of Booneville, AR; a sister, Susan Murdock of New Blaine, AR; and a grandson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Pendergraft; her parents; two brothers, Jim and Kevin Pendergraft; and a sister, Gwen King. Burial was at Pleasant Grove Cemetery #2 in Scott County, AR with arrangements by Mallory-Martin Funeral Home.

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PEREZ, Thelma
OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA: Thelma Smith Perez, 83, died March 3, 2010 at her residence. She was born December 15, 1926 in Pawnee, OK to Leonard Smith and Julia Burtt. She worked in home health. She was fluent in the Ponca language, and enjoyed shopping, telling stories, and playing bingo. Survivors include her children, Tina Dilbeck, Thomas Roy, Chela Bermea Martinez, Donny Bermea, Fernando Bermea and Bruno Bermea; her grandchildren; her great-grandchildren; and her great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Darlene Enriquez; a son, Robert Roy; her parents; three siblings, John Franklin Smith, Lenora Smith Buffalohead, and Gladys Smith; and nieces, Amelia Smith Warrior, Brenda Smith, Phyllis Smith, and Adeline Smith. Services were held at the Ponca Indian Methodist Church. Burial was at the Ponca Tribal Cemetery with arrangements by Grace Memorial Chapel.

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PERKS, Ruby
ALVA, OKLAHOMA: Ruby Alice Perks, 83, died October 6, 2006. She was born July 29, 1923 to the late Melvin and Martha Hacker Harding. She worked cleaning offices and houses, and also worked at a laundromat. She attended Town and Country Christian Church, and enjoyed crafting, gardening, and birdwatching. She is survived by two daughters, Sherry Kirkpatrick (Danny) of Guthrie, and Norma Swallow (Bud) of Elmore City; four sons, Ray Perks (Nici) of Chickasha, and Rick Perks (Debbie), Roy Perks (Darlene), and Al Perks (Linda), all of Alva; three sisters, Ramona Muegge (Mike) of Lamont, Ada Cheslic of Alva, and Betty Anderson of Pampa, TX; two brothers, Leonard Harding (Verda) of Fritz, TX, and Dean Harding (Janie) of Amarillo, TX; 16 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Norman Silvanis Perks; a son, Bobby Joe; her parents; three sisters, Opal, Ruth, and Rosie; four brothers, Noble, Earl, Freddy, and Ernest; and a grandson, Nick. Interment was at the Alva Municipal Cemetery by Marshall Funeral Home.

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PERNICKA, Margie
PRAGUE, OKLAHOMA: Margie Beryl Pernicka, 80, died December 12, 2003. She was born May 3, 1923 to Robert Lee and Ida Elizabeth McBroon Riddle. She was a member of the Church of Christ. She is survived by her husband, Edd Pernicka; daughters two and sons-in-law, Barbara and Chester Loafman, and Margie and Tommie Pechacek, all of Prague, OK; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Elbert and Kathryn Riddle of Prague, and Darrell and Pat Riddle of Tishimingo; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Norma and Jack Nichols of West Cliffe, CO, and Loretha Janda of Sulphur; 5 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and her friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers; and three sisters. Interment was at the Czech National Cemetery in Prague by Parks Brothers Funeral Service.

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PETTIT, Charles
HOLLIS, OKLAHOMA: Charles F. Pettit, 54, died September 19, 1978 at his residence. He was born September 10, 1924 in Kansas City, MO. Survivors include six sons, Ray, Hershal, Maurice, Don, Billie, and Johnny Pettit; five daughters, Margaret Otwell, and Bonnie, Jessie, Joan, and Marlene Pettit, and his mother, Pearl Strong. Services were held at Coley Memorial Chapel. Interment was at Fairmount Cemetery.

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PIGEON, Lena
KANSAS, OKLAHOMA: Lena Ardell Pigeon, 86, died March 17, 2011 at Quail Ridge Living Center in West Siloam Springs, OK. She was born May 23, 1924 in Lincoln, AR to William Hugh and Lydia Elizabeth Christenberry Riley. She is survived by four daughters, Lillian Kay Byers of Colcord, Maria Antionette Fleig of Collinsville, Donna Sue Tyer of Kansas, OK, and Elizabeth Ann Tisdale of Siloam Springs, AR; two sons, James Elbert Pigeon of Kansas, OK, and Thomas Lee Pigeon of Lumberton, MS; 17 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by nine siblings, Ida Savage, Hettie Bean, Mattie Maples, Henry Riley, Lou Rodden, Edie McNabb, and three infant siblings; a grandson, Douglas Eugene Byers; and 2 great-grandchildren, Levi Tanner Hill and Shian Haylie Hill. Interment was at the Westville Cemetery in Westville, OK with arrangements by Luginbuel Funeral Home.

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PIPPENGER, Marga
SHAWNEE, OKLAHOMA: Marga Frances Pippenger, 95, died December 27, 2009. She was born November 25, 1914 to Garth and Margaret Haley. She was a longtime employee of the Pottawatomie County Court Clerk's Office and the Oklahoma DHS. She enjoyed golf. She is survived by a son, John and wife Cindy; a daughter, Linda and husband Ashley; 4 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Everett. Services were held at St. Benedict Catholic Church. Burial was at Resthaven Memorial Park under the direction of Walker Funeral Service.

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PLANK, Ruth
ARDMORE, OKLAHOMA: Ruth Yvonne Thompson Plank died September 21, 2006. She was born January 14, 1938 to Elijah Bascom and Myrtle Odessa Hobson Thompson. She was an Ardmore area native, and had also lived in Frederick, MD and San Diego, CA. She worked in San Diego as a retail clerk in a department store, and was a volunteer at Frederick Memorial Hospital in Maryland. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints, and the American Legion Auxiliary. Survivors include a daughter, Jackie Lynn Campbell (Dan) of New Market, MD; two sons, Gary Michael Plank of Sunnyvale, CA, and Rodney Alan Plank of Frederick, MD; a sister, Rose Loyd of Southhaven, MS; 10 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Provence Cemetery by Harvey Douglas Funeral Home.

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PLANK, William E.
STILLWATER, OKLAHOMA: William Edward "Bill" Plank, 91, died November 20, 2011 in Stillwater. He was born May 13, 1920 in Ottumwa, IA to Homer and Lena Plank. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service with 30 years of service, and was also an accountant for CREC. He was an Army veteran of World War II, and served in the South Pacific. He was a member of the First Christian Church of Stillwater, and was a 32nd degree Mason for over 50 years. Survivors include two sons, Douglas Plank of Tulsa, and Larry Plank of Stillwater; a brother, Jack Plank of Dana Pointe, CA; 4 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy; his parents; a brother, Max Plank; and two sisters, Mildred Petruska and Florence Burgner. Services were held at the First Christian Church of Stillwater. Arrangements were handled by Strode Funeral Home.

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POMPEY, Anna
WEWOKA, OKLAHOMA: Anna Mae Barkus Pompey, 96, died September 25, 1997 at Holdenville General Hospital. She was born April 3, 1901 in Sasakwa to Pilot and Lucy Stepney Barkus. Survivors include two daughters, Lola Mae Jackson and Stella Mae Huntley, both of Seminole; and a son, Elmer Pompey Sr. of Seminole. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cephus Pompey. Services were held at St. Paul's Baptist Church. Burial was at Westwood Cemetery with arrangements by Keller Funeral Home.

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POND, Weedia Mae
TOM, OKLAHOMA: Weedia Mae Pond, 84, died August 8, 2011 in Moon, OK. She was born July 13, 1927 in Tom to Fred and Arizona Toole Counts. She was a cook at the Haworth Headstart with 30 years of service, and enjoyed gardening and canning. She was a Baptist and a lifetime resident of McCurtain County. Survivors include three sons; Butch Green (Vada) of Moon, and Irvin L. Pond (Gala) and Perry Pond, all of Tom; a daughter, Dianne Fairless (Coy) of Smithville; a brother; N.G. Austin (Shirley) of Durant; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and 7 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded by her husband, Glen Pond; two daughters, Inez Lisenby and Bonnie Miller; her parents; a brother, Cecil Austin; two sisters, Onia Mae Titsworth and Mamie Gibson; and a son-in-law, C.E. Young. Services were held at the Tom Baptist Church. Interment was at the Tom Cemetery under the direction of Norwood-Nation Funeral Home.

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POTTIER, Dean
GROVE, OKLAHOMA: Dean A. Pottier, 86, died April 14, 2009 at his home. He was born August 22, 1922 in Linton, IN to Pete and Grace Clark Pottier. He was a sheet metal mechanic for Hughes Aircraft in Garden Grove, CA, and relocated to Grove in 1999. He was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. He enjoyed fishing and playing pool at the Senior Citizens Center. He was a Meals on Wheels volunteer. Survivors include his wife, Sharon Holdridge Pottier; eight children, Kelly Bell of Grove, Nancy Smith of Seattle, WA, Dennis Pottier of Wildomar, CA, Shelly Bell of Huntington Beach, CA, Elizabeth Wilson of Fullerton, CA, Steve Pottier of El Cerrito, CA, Leigh Pottier of Temecula CA, and Mary Pottier of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; and 5 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents. Arrangements were handled by Ellis Family Funeral Home.

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PRATER, Lum
ATOKA, OKLAHOMA: Lum Olen Prater, 87, died March 6, 1997. He was born December 11, 1909 to Tommy and Tiny Pierce Prater. He was a retired restaurant owner, and was a member of Mountain View Pentecostal Church. He is survived by his wife, Halla Mae French Prater; a daughter, Nola Fay Cook (Titus) of Wichita Falls, TX; a son, Leamon Prater (Delores) of Atoka; a sister, Settie French of Oklahoma City; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and 5 great-great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Alta Lavon Prater; his parents; and a great-granddaughter, Tiffany Sheer. Interment was at Bentley Cemetery under the direction of Brown's Funeral Service.

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PULLEY, Irene
IDABEL, OKLAHOMA: Irene Pulley, 75, died October 21, 2005 in Idabel. She was born March 5, 1920 in DeQueen, AR. She worked as a waitress in Idabel and Broken Bow for 40 years. She is survived by a daughter, Bobbie England of Idabel; a son, Edward Pulley of Carmi, IL; a brother, Gene Reynolds of Tulsa; 13 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. Interment was at Canfield Cemetery by Conley-White Funeral Home.

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PUNNEO, Jewell
BROKEN BOW, OKLAHOMA: Jewell Punneo, 88, died March 17, 2007. She was born May 15, 1918 in Pine Bluff, AR to Cleveland and Loyce Scruggs. She was a member of Eastside Baptist Church, and enjoyed camping, fishing and deer hunting. Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Edna and David Clouse, Betty Turnage of Broken Bow, Zola and Danny Talley of Sherwood and Louise Brown of Muldrow; her sons and daughters-in-law; Joe and Linda Punneo, and John and Johna Punneo of Broken Bow; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; her nieces and nephews; and her friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis Punneo; her parents; and a brother, Grover Scruggs. Interment was at the Broken Bow Cemetery under the direction of Brumley Funeral Home.

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PURSLEY, Mildred
MARLOW, OKLAHOMA: Mildred Pursley, 93, died December 16, 2007 in Marlow. She was born February 12, 1914. in Marlow to Jesse Bright Farris and Luella Calhoun. She and her husband had owned Pursley's Grocery in Lawton. She was also a former Duncan resident, where she was a member of Western Heights Baptist Church. She enjoyed birdwatching and flower gardening. She is survived by a granddaughter, Donna J. Broyhill of Summerfield, NC; a daughter-in-law, Jean Pursley of Hickory, NC; a sister-in-law, Billie Farris Patton of Duncan; a great-granddaughter; 2 nieces; and 4 nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn Roscoe Pursley; a son, Don Pursley; her parents; two sisters, Mary Jo Bailey and Audrey Hamilton; and two brothers, Scott Farris and Paul Farris. Interment was at the Marlow Cemetery by Callaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral Home.

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RABB, Charles A., Jr.
ALTUS, OKLAHOMA: Charles Albert Rabb, Jr., 73, died August 10, 2006. He was born October 24, 1932 to the late Charles Albert Rabb, Sr. and Allie Clarke Rabb. Survivors include several cousins, and other relatives and friends. Interment was at Warren Cemetery with arrangements by Lowell-Tims Funeral Home.

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RAJNOWSKI, Janice
STILLWELL, OKLAHOMA: Janice Irene Rajnowski, 72, died August 24, 2011 in Farmington, Arkansas. She was born July 10, 1939 in Morrison, IL to William and Hazel Jacobs Wade. She attended San Juan Diego Mission Catholic Church, and was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Tahlequah. She is survived by her husband, Sylvester August Rajnowski; two daughters, Carlene Kienast and Monica Elwood, both of Cedar Rapids, IA; three sons, Jeffrey Rajnowski of Farmington, AR, Alan Seeley of Kerrville, TX, and Gregory Rajnowski of Grand Junction, CO; four brothers, Alan Wade of Streator, IL, Lyle Wade of Port Byron, IL, William Wade of Waterman, IL, and Russell Wade of Denison, TX; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a sister, Doris Brudnik. Interment was at the Fayetteville National Cemetery in Fayetteville, AR with arrangements by Luginbuel Funeral Home of Prairie Grove, AR.

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RAMSEY, Rheba
KANSAS, OKLAHOMA: Rheba Ramsey, 78, died May 6, 1995 in Siloam Springs. She was born April 9, 1917 in Oklahoma to Percy and Mary Chamberlain Selvidge. She was co-owner of the Ozark Shop. She was a past member and Worthy Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star, past president of the Delaware County Homemakers, and a volunteer for the American Cancer Society. She is survived by her husband, Frank L. Ramsey; a daughter, Ruth Dunham; three sisters, Orpha Neel, Elda Mae Clark; and Nell Vern Walker; and a grandson. Burial was at Kansas Cemetery under the direction of Wasson Funeral Home.

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RANEY, Larry
JAY, OKLAHOMA: Larry Raney, 62, died June 19, 2010. He was born December 10, 1947 in Baxter Springs, KS to Earl and Wanda Pierce Raney. He was a self-employed painter, and enjoyed fishing. Survivors include his wife, India Talley Raney; two sons, Harold Maxey (Norma), and Tim L. Maxey, all of Independence MO; two daughters, Kandy Raney of Jay, and Wanda Sissie Hendrick (Ray) of Harper, KS; his mother of Jay; three brothers, David Reading (Anita) of Franklin, KY, and Kenny Raney (Sharon) and E. Leon Raney, all of Jay; two sisters, Melody Williams (John) of Tiff City, MO, and Glenda Jobe (Larry) of Grain Valley, MO; and 2 grandsons. He was preceded in death by his father. Arrangements were handled by Grand Lake Funeral Home.

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RAWSON, Anna
TULSA, OKLAHOMA: Anna Doylene Rawson, 30, died February 26, 2012. She was born August 11, 1981 in Tulsa to Michael Bailey and Elizabeth Jones Burr. She was a food service manager. Survivors include her husband, Magnum, and other relatives and friends. Services were held at New Beginnings Fellowship in Tulsa. Arrangements were handled by the Cremation Society of Oklahoma.

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REDWINE, Ramona
SPIRO, OKLAHOMA: Ramona Redwine, 90, died April 8, 2011 in Spiro. She was born May 10, 1920 in Spiro to W.P. and Yolanda Vera Chrestman Nelson. She was a retired bookkeeper at Spiro State Bank, and was a member of the Spiro First Baptist Church. Survivors include two sons, John Redwine II (Faye) of Spiro, and Cooper N. Redwine (Ivona) of Cypress, CA; a grandson; and a great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cooper Redwine; her parents; a sister, Paulyne Lester; and a brother, Stearl Nelson. Services were held at the Spiro First Baptist Church. Interment was at the Spiro City Cemetery with arrangements by Mallory-Martin Funeral Home.

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RHYNE, Alice
COALGATE, OKLAHOMA: Alice Marie Earnhart Rhyne, 80, died July 22, 2006. She was born June 30, 1926 to Charles McDonald Earnhart and Essie Ann Cummins Earnhart. She was a member of the Primitive Baptist Church. Survivors include three daughters, Beverly Chaney and husband Euel of Healdton, Sally Thomason of Sulphur, and Mary Smoot and husband Jimmy of Ada; a son, Pete Rhyne and wife Pam of Ada; a sister-in-law, Ruby Earnhart of Muldrow; 9 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Virgil Victor Rhyne; a brother, Willie Earnhart; and two sisters, Eva Mae Albin and Hilda Earnhart. Interment was at Cairo Cemetery under the direction of Brown's Funeral Chapel.

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RICHERT, Catherine
WEATHERFORD, OKLAHOMA: Catherine Cornelia Richert, 84, died November 22, 2000 in Abilene, TX. She was an honors graduate of the University of Oklahoma. She was a substitute and homebound teacher for the Weatherford Public Schools. She served with the Chamber of Commerce, the Weatherford Public Library Board, and the YMCA. She was the 1992 recipient of the Chamber of Commerce Community Service Hall of Fame Award. She attended the United Methodist Church. She was a member of the VFW Ladies' Auxiliary, and was a 50-year member of both the P.E.O. Sisterhood and the Order of the Eastern Star. In 1998, she moved to Abilene, TX. Survivors include two sons, Bill Richert (Betsy) of Tulsa, and Dr. H.M. Richert (Diana) of Abilene; a sister, Flossie Burger of Yukon; a sister-in-law, Gladys Ryan of Wichita Falls, TX; 5 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; her nieces and nephews; and her grand-nieces and grand-nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey Richert. Services were held at the First United Methodist Church of Weatherford, OK. Arrangements were handled by Lockstone Funeral Home.

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RIDDLES, Mary
COMANCHE, OKLAHOMA: Mary Beth Riddles, 69, died September 7, 2002. She was born July 10, 1933 to Edna and L.B. Vanzant, Sr. She was a nurse at B&B Nursing Home, and was a 50-year member of the First Baptist Church of Comanche. She is survived by her husband, Gene Ervin Riddles; a daughter, Colleen Elliott of Oklahoma City; her mother; and two brothers, L.B. Vanzant, Jr. and Jack Vanzant. She was preceded in death by her father, L.B. Vanzant; a son, Donald Neal; and a sister-in-law, Viola. Arrangements were handled by Dudley Funeral Home.

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RIEHART, Stella
COLLINSVILLE, OKLAHOMA: Stella Riehart, 97, died November 26, 2008. She was born November 7, 1911 in Mound, TX to Lizzie and Oran McHarque. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Collinsville. She is survived by a son, William (Sara); a brother, Harmon McHarque; two sisters, Martha Skinner and Marie Hodges; a daughter-in-law, Kathryn; 10 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; 30 great-great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred; two sons, Mac and C.L.; a stepson, Bob McMenomy; and a great-grandchild, Austin Mevissen. Interment was at Ridgelawn Cemetery by Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home.

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RIFF, Christopher
NOWATA, OKLAHOMA: Christopher Wayne Riff, infant, was born and died on October 13, 1975 at the Nowata General Hospital. Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Riff, Jr.; his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Rose Wickert of Tucson, AZ; his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Riff, Sr. of Nowata; and two maternal great-grandmothers, Mrs. Virdie Dunson and Mrs. Grace M. Gase, both of Ohio. Interment was at the Nowata Memorial Cemetery with arrangements by Benjamin Funeral Home.

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RISLEY, Everett
WATTS, OKLAHOMA: Everett Risley, 54, died December 28, 2007. He was born July 6, 1953 to John and Myrtle Marie Jackson Risley. He is survived by a daughter, Tonja Williamson of Westville; his mother, Myrtle Reeves of Amarillo, TX; his father, John Risley of Lincoln, AR; two brothers, Jack Risley and Marvin Risley, both of Lincoln, AR; and 2 grandchildren. Interment was at the Watts Cemetery with arrangements by Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs, AR.

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RITTENOURE, Ina
TULSA, OKLAHOMA: Ina Rittenoure, 84, died January 20, 2009. She was born March 29, 1924 to Henry B. and Hester Elizabeth Bungenstock Inman. She was a retired cook. She enjoyed bowling, crossword puzzles, and pinochle. Survivors include her daughters, Janece Grist (Wayne) of Oklahoma City, and Margaret Canady (Eddie) of Tulsa; 3 grandchildren; and 5 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; four husbands, Elmer Reese, Scott Wittaker, Dick Pulliam, and John Rittenoure; and four brothers. Interment was at Sinnett Cemetery by Heath-Griffith Funeral Home.

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RIVERA, Allie
TALIHINA, OKLAHOMA: Allie Mae Rivera, 73, died March 3, 2008. She was born January 14, 1935 in Casseville, MO to Theodore and Rhoda Russell Frazier. Survivors include a son, Eddie Blair of Red Oak; three daughters, Brenda Miller of Talihina, Sandra Howard of Hopi, CA, and Yvonne Callaway of Madera, CA; three sisters, Naomi Osburne of Rogers, AR, Mary Mitchell of Fairview, MO, and Shirley Stroud of Vale, AR; two brothers, Marvin Frazier and Elmer Frazier, both of Rogers, AR; 10 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; her great-nieces and great-nephews; and her friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Reynold J. Rivera; two daughters, Nora Lee Blair and Rosemary J. Rivera; a son, Wayne E. Blair, Sr.; and a grandson, Larry L. Callaway, Jr. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Talihina. Interment was at the New Talihina Cemetery with arrangements by Talihina Funeral Home.

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ROARK, Gerald
RYAN, OKLAHOMA: Gerald Dwayne Roark, 59, died April 26, 2003. He was born June 21, 1943 to Sanford and Vena Mae Croy Roark. For eighteen years, he served as the Ryan Chief of Police. He was a 32nd degree Mason, and a member of the Ryan Church of Christ. He is survived by his mother, Mae Roark of Ryan; two sons and daughters-in-law, Bruce Dwayne Roark (Brenda) of Duncan, and Michael Lane Roark (Kelly) of Edmond; a daughter and son-in-law, Rhonda Renee Thornbrough (Kenneth, Jr.) of Yukon; a brother, Larry Roark of Ryan; a sister, LaJean Hawkins (Wayne) of Ryan; and 6 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father, Sanford; and a brother, J.T. Services were held at the Ryan Church of Christ. Burial was at the Ryan Cemetery under the direction of Dudley Funeral Home.

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ROBINSON, Ruby
DURANT, OKLAHOMA: Ruby V. Robinson, 86, died February 5, 2009. She was born September 3, 1922 to J.D. "Dude" and Gertrude Mitchell Bullard. She was an active member of Grace Baptist church, and served in many capacities there. She was a volunteer with Families Feeding Families. She is survived by her husband, Bobby Robinson; a daughter and son-in-law, Gwen and Gary Colpas of Durant; a sister, Pauline Pope of Farmington, NM; a sister-in-law, Exie Brown of Sturgis, SD; 2 granddaughters; 3 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson, Brody Larkins. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Dorothy Shipman and Peggy Penny; and her parents. Services were held at Grace Baptist Church. Interment was at Rosewood Cemetery in Achille under the direction of Dalton-Holmes Funeral Home.

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RODGERS, Johnnie Lee
MIAMI, OKLAHOMA: Johnnie Lee Rodgers, 58, died February 25, 2009 at Integris Baptist Regional Health Center in Miami. He was born June 30, 1950 in Tucson, AZ to Edward M. and Wanda B. Farrington Rodgers. He worked at Arrowhead Asphalt Co. He is survived by a son, John Scott Rodgers of Grove; two daughters, Amber Marie Rodgers of Wyandotte, and Neothia G. Rodgers of Catoosa; a brother, Donnie Rodgers of Quapaw; two sisters, Shirley R. Payton (Tom) and Carolyn Rodgers, all of Miami; and 3 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Edward L. Rodgers, Sr.; and two sisters, Beverley Rodgers and Katherine Bonham. Services were held at the Quapaw Tribal Community Building. Burial was at the Quapaw Tribal Cemetery with arrangements by Paul Thomas Funeral Home.

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ROGERS, Elsie
COLLINSVILLE, OKLAHOMA: Elsie Faye Rogers, 74, died July 13, 2008. She was born February 22, 1934 in Colcord to William Orval Chamberlain and Leta Barnwell Chamberlain. She was an interior decorator for over 50 years, and worked at Tulsa Shade and Drapery and Harley's Fabrics prior to working from her home. She was a member of the Cherokee Nation, Epsilon Sigma Alpha, and the P.E.O. Sisterhood. She attended Collinsville Freewill Baptist Church, where she served as church treasurer and nursery teacher. She is survived by two daughters, Charlotte Herkender (Clarence) of Collinsville, and Debra Smith (Kevin) of Fort Worth, TX; a brother, Leo Chamberlain (Ida) of Colcord; two sisters, Lola Mae Shackelford (Bill), and Wilma Reese (Leroy), all of Fayetteville, AR; and 4 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Rogers. Services were held at the Collinsville Freewill Baptist Church. Arrangements were handled by Churchill Funeral and Cremation Service.

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ROGERS, Noralee
PRYOR, OKLAHOMA: Noralee Rogers, 67, died August 10, 2009. She was born November 5, 1941 to Clifford Burchfield and Annie Bond Burchfield. She enjoyed fishing and playing dominoes. She is survived by her sons, Charles Clark of Pryor, and Richard (Norma) Clark of Spiro; her daughters, Dorothy (David) Lunk of Adair, and Elizabeth (Vandon) Clark of Pryor; a brother, Richard (Rose) Burchfield of Conroe, TX; two sisters, Shirley Thorn of Edmond, and Dorothy Barfield; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Clifford and Annie Burchfield; her husband, Wayne Rogers; a sister, Barbara Trosper; and a brother, Elwood Burchfield. Services were held at the Pentecostal Church of God. Interment was at Spavinaw-Strang Cemetery by Shipman Funeral and Cremation Service.

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ROHENKOHL, Lucy
LAWTON, OKLAHOMA: Lucy Rohenkohl, 90, died January 9, 2011. She was born November 15, 1920 in Elgin, OK, to Joseph and Bertha Gebhardt Jung. She was a retired bookkeeper at Speck Sanders Friendly Cleaners, and formerly worked at St. Gregory's University in Shawnee. She was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Survivors include a brother and sister-in-law, George and Polly Jung of Lawton; a sister-in-law, Mary Jung of Dallas, TX; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, William F. "Bill" Rohenkohl; and eight siblings. Services were held at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Interment was at Sunset Memorial Gardens by Becker Funeral Home.

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ROMANS, Rosa Lee
ELK CITY, OKLAHOMA: Rosa Lee Romans, 89, died September 1, 2009. She was born January 18, 1920 to William Jennie Cavis Vinson. She was a volunteer for the Elk City and Enid hospitals, and attended the First Baptist Church of Elk City. She is survived by a daughter, Lesa Beth Romans of Edmond; a brother, Jimmy Vinson (Velma) of Elk City; 4 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, L.T. Romans; a daughter, Anita Fennel; a brother, Eddie Vinson; and her parents. Interment was at Fairlawn Cemetery with arrangements by Martin Funeral Home.

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ROMMEL, Ernest
SEMINOLE, OKLAHOMA: Ernest F. Rommel, 74, died October 11, 1975 in Seminole. He was born May 26, 1901 in Blackwell, OK. Survivors include his wife, Eunice Rommel; a daughter in Duncan, OK; four sisters, Mrs. George Little of Dallas, Mrs. Ellis Nay of Caney, KS, and Mrs. Elleene Jones and Edna (Charles) Lair of Coffeyville, KS.; and 2 grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Swearinger-Arnhart Funeral Home. Note: One record states that he is buried at a cemetery in Seminole.

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ROSS, Keith
TULSA, OKLAHOMA: Keith Ross, 36, died June 25, 2010. He was born January 5, 1974 in Tulsa to Keith Lee and Carol Ross. He worked as an automobile mechanic. He is survived by his parents; two sisters, Keisha Lee-Ross and Shanette Herring; and two brothers, Kelvin Ross and Kerry Verner. Services were held at Greater Union Baptist Church. Interment was at Crown Hill Cemetery under the direction of Gary Kelley’s Add'Vantage Funeral and Cremation Service.

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ROZSYPAL, Richard
LAWTON, OKLAHOMA: Richard Paul Rozsypal, 41, died October 1, 2006. He was born October 12, 1964 to Joann Ross and Lt. Col. George F. Rozsypal. He is survived by his mother, Joann Rozsypal Ross of Lawton; a sister, Carol A. Rozsypal of Lawton; a brother, Frank A. Rozsypal of Tustin, CA; his nieces and nephews; his friends; and his pets. He was preceded in death by his father. Arrangements were handled by Whinery-Huddleston Funeral Home.

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RUMBO, Willie L.
SEMINOLE, OKLAHOMA: Willie Lon Rumbo, 67, died December 30, 2000 at Veterans' Hospital in Oklahoma City. He was born May 28, 1933 in Soper to Leonard and Dean Fowler Rumbo. He retired from BJ Services, and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a Baptist. He had been a Seminole resident for 28 years, and formerly lived in Oklahoma City. Survivors include his wife, Bobbie Pauley Rumbo; a daughter, Eva J. McCoy of Seminole; three sons, Delbert F. Rumbo of Seminole, Billy G. Rumbo of Oklahoma City, and Robert L. Rumbo of Texas; four sisters, Anita Rumbo of Oklahoma City, Joyce Reed of Nevada, and Imogene Goble and Carol Detlefsen, both of California; five brothers, Jimmy Rumbo, Robert Rumbo, and Bobby Rumbo, all of Oklahoma City, and J.R. Rumbo and Paul Rumbo, both of California; 13 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Jerry Rumbo. Interment was at the Little Cemetery by Swearingen Funeral Home.

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RUSHING, Reatha
WYNNEWOOD, OKLAHOMA: Reatha Rushing, 65, died March 23, 2007. She was born July 5, 1941 to Luther and Amanda Weston. She was a member of Liberty Missionary Baptist Church in Shawnee. She is survived by two sons, Luke Rushing (Terry) and Kevin Rushing (Dana); a daughter, Tabitha Russell (Mike); two stepdaughters, Darlene Stinson (Ricky) and Diane Foster (Jimmy); 13 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; three sisters-in-law, Dorthy Clemens of Shawnee, Arlene Fugate of Tulsa, and Pat Evans (Jeff) of Seattle, WA; a brother-in-law, Gerald Phillips (Judy) of Wynnewood; and a special friend and companion, Dale Phillips. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Marrion Weston and Frank Fugate; and a sister, Martha Wiggins. Interment was at Oaklawn Cemetery by Wooster Funeral Home.

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RUSSELL, Jackie Lee
MAUD, OKLAHOMA: Jackie Lee Russell, 56, died March 31, 2003 in Seminole, OK. He was born April 24, 1946 in Hoxie, AR. He was a member of New Life Church in Maud. He was a longtime resident of the Jonesboro, AR area before relocating to Oklahoma nine years ago. He is survived by his wife, Patricia Russell; a daughter, Sherry A. Campbell of Jonesboro; three sons, Richard W. Russell, Everett L. Russell, and Vernon W. Russell, all of Jonesboro; two stepsons, Quinton Biaze of Del City, and Wayne Baize of Milfay; two sisters, Sue Nance and Debbra Dill, both of Jonesboro; two brothers, Ronnie Russell of Paragould, AR and Gary Russell of Jonesboro; 10 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Pine Log Cemetery.

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RUTH, Fred
TISHOMINGO, OKLAHOMA: Fred Dean Ruth, 67, died May 1, 2010 in Edmond, OK. He was born May 20, 1942 in Durant, OK to Tom Ruth and Eva Bigford Ruth. He was a landlord and real estate rental agent. He is survived by his wife Veda Mae Haddock Ruth; a daughter, Jinger Wason (David) of Edmond; a sister, Edna Louise Caldwell of Milburn; a brother, Johnny Leon Ruth of Ardmore; 3 grandchildren; his cousins; his nieces and nephews; and his friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, T.M. Ruth and an infant brother, B. Ruth; a nephew, Jerry Wayne Ruth; his mother-in-law, Elsie Haddock; a sister-in-law, Elizabeth Ruth; a brother-in-law, Elzie Edward Caldwell; and other relatives. Interment was at the Tishomingo Cemetery under the direction of Clark Funeral Service.

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SADLER, Palmer
PERKINS, OKLAHOMA: Palmer Sadler, 93, died May 28, 2010 at his residence. He was born August 15, 1916 in Fallis, OK to Amos and Nora Gaither Sadler. He was a farmer and a volunteer firefighter. He was a member of the Lions Club, and enjoyed playing dominoes. Survivors include two daughters, Vickie Lockwood (Lyle) of Perkins, and Leola Gray (Jody) of Edmond; a son, Jerry Sadler (Doris) of Perkins; a sister, Judy Bartram (Jon) of Perkins; a brother, Wendell Sadler (Charlotte) of Perkins; 4 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ava Victoria Sadler; his parents; and a brother, Ray Sadler. Services were held at Immanuel Baptist Church. Interment was at the Perkins Cemetery under the direction of Strode Funeral Home.

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SANCHEZ, Sister Joan Marie
OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA: Sr. Joan Marie Sanchez, CST, died December 4, 2009. She was born February 19, 1931 to Albert and Bertina Martinez Sanchez. She held B.A. degrees in Sociology and Spanish from St. Mary College in Leavenworth, KS, and a master's degree in Spanish from Notre Dame University. She entered the Carmelite Sisters of St. Therese in 1953, and professed vows on March 19, 1955. She taught Spanish at Catholic High for 24 years, and also taught at Mount St. Mary's High School and Sacred Heart in Oklahoma City, where she also served with parish and social ministry. She taught elementary school at Villa Teresa and St. Francis in Newkirk, and worked in missions in Frederick, OK and Guatemala. She taught public school ESL classes, and was a water safety instructor at Villa Teresa School. She taught federal prisoners at Leavenworth, KS, and was an avid supporter of Birth Choice. Survivors include two sisters, Cordelia Ramirez and Mary Frances Duran of Colorado; a brother, Albert, of Oklahoma City; and her nieces and nephews, including Sister Stephanie Sanchez, CST, and Beverly Sanchez of Oklahoma City, and a nephew, Arthur, in Denver. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Joseph, Arthur, and Edwin; an infant sister, Cordelia; and her parents. Services were held at St. Joseph's Old Cathedral. Interment was at Resurrection Memorial Cemetery by Smith and Kernke Funeral Home.

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SANFORD, Thomas
PONCA CITY, OKLAHOMA: Thomas "Tom" Sanford, 58, died May 5, 2005 at St. Francis Medical Center in Wichita, KS. He was born January 26, 1947 in El Paso, TX to Major General Teddy Hollis Sanford, Sr. and Cora Kelley Sanford. He held a master's degree in business administration from Oklahoma State University. He worked for the Bank of Oklahoma in Tulsa, and then moved to Ponca City. He worked at First National Bank, and later became a self-employed financial consultant. He was a member of the Ponca City Kiwanis Club, and enjoyed collecting coins. Survivors include three daughters, Julie Sanford of Dallas, and Stacey Sanford and Cheryl Sanford, both of Ponca City; a son, Kelley Sanford of Ponca City; a brother, Ted Sanford (Jeanie) of Radcliff, KY; his mother-in-law, Mary Jane Haley; a sister-in-law, Mary Ann Haley; and 6 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Josephine "Jody" Haley Sanford; and his parents. Services were held at Northeast Baptist Church. Burial was at Resthaven Memorial Park by Trout Funeral Home.

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SAUBER, Rita
OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA: Rita Marie Sauber, 85, died November 3, 2007. She was born July 6, 1922 to Joseph Alphonso and Anna Louise Walterscheidt. She was a retired manager at TG&Y in the floral department. Survivors include six daughters, Janette Sauber, Debbie Mars, Barbara Burkey, Pattie Johnson, Teresa Richmond, and Deanna McClung; a brother; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and a friend, Karen Worley. She attended St. Philip Neri Catholic Church for over 50 years, and was a member of the Golden Angels. She enjoyed music, sewing, dancing, and shopping. She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Robert William Sauber; her parents, a sister; and 3 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church. Interment was at Resurrection Memorial Cemetery.

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SAVETH, Barry
TULSA, OKLAHOMA: Barry Saveth, 73, died August 27, 2007. He was born January 15, 1934 to the late Hannah Grossman and Louis Saveth. He was a U.S. Navy veteran. He was the husband of Carol Abrams, and they were members of Congregation B'nai Emunah. He is survived by a son, Kenneth Jay Saveth of Broken Arrow; a daughter, Janice Gail Nash of Clifton Park, NY; a brother, Ivan Saveth of Monore Township, NJ; and 3 grandchildren. Interment was at the New B'nai Emunah section of Rose Hill Cemetery under the direction of Fitzgerald's Ivy Chapel.

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SCALLION, Gaithon
HOBART, OKLAHOMA: Gaithon "Bert" Scallion, 38, died August 18, 2010 in Hobart. He was born May 29, 1972 in Hobart to Gerald Higgins and Claudetta Scallion. He was a graduate of Hobart High School, where he was involved with school wrestling. He enjoyed fishing and sports, especially OU sports. He is survived by his mother, Claudetta Scallion of Hobart; two sisters, Shauna Howard of Hobart, and Annette Hurd (Jeff) of Lawton, OK; two brothers, Cossell Howard of Lawton, and Terrance Scallion (Connie) of Oklahoma City; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Gerald Higgins; a grandfather, Milton Scallion; and a grandmother, Tenzie Scallion. Burial was at Hobart Rose Cemetery with arrangements by Ray and Martha's Funeral Home.

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SCANTLIN, Aileen
OWASSO, OKLAHOMA: Aileen Scantlin, 79, died February 20, 2010 at a Tulsa hospital. She was born in Gravette, AR to Elmer and Lucy Garman. She is survived by two daughters, Nurena and Brenda; a son, Anthony; a sister, Mary Jones of Gravette, AR; two brothers, Wayne Garman of Gravette, AR, and Howard Garman of Phoenix, AZ; 5 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Scantlin. Interment was at Graceland Memorial Park Cemetery with arrangements by Moore's Funeral Home.

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SCHIEFELBUSCH, Victor
SAND SPRINGS, OKLAHOMA: Victor Anthony Schiefelbusch died October 4, 1928. He was born June 26, 1885 in Blythedale, MO. He was a graduate of Kirksville Normal School in Kirksville, MO, and studied education and mathematics. He taught school in Missouri, and worked for the Sand Springs School System. He was principal of Central School, and served as the Sand Springs postmaster. He was an attorney and head of the tax and insurance departments of Sand Springs Home Interests. He was a member of the Elks Lodge. He was survived by his wife, Julia Regina Schiefelbusch, and had a daughter named Eliza Jane. Burial was at Woodland Memorial Park Cemetery.

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SCHILT, Arthur
POTEAU, OKLAHOMA: Arthur Harrell Schilt, 77, died September 10, 2010 in Fort Smith. He was born December 29, 1932 in Muskogee, OK to Evirt and Lucienda Schilt. He was a retired postmaster at the Poteau Post Office, and attended the Poteau Church of Christ. Survivors include his wife of 58 years, June Kuykendall Schilt; a sister and brother-in-law, Rudy and James Cullen of Muskogee; a sister-in-law, Eula Schilt of Muskogee; a niece; two nephews; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Betty Boen; and two brothers, Walter and Wesley. Services were held at the Poteau Church of Christ. Interment was at Memorial Park Cemetery in Muskogee with arrangements by Evans and Miller Funeral Home.

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SCHMIDT, Floyd
SAND SPRINGS, OKLAHOMA: Floyd Schmidt, 78, died April 6, 2006 in Tulsa. He was born May 30, 1927 in Judsonia, AR to George C. Schmidt, Sr. and Grace Karns Schmidt. He was a retired mold repairman with Kerr Glass. He was a Baptist, and enjoyed yard work and word search puzzles. Survivors include two daughters, Rita Johnson of Sand Springs, and Brenda Goodnight (Gary) of Arcadia, LA; a brother, James Schmidt (Carol) of Sand Springs; a sister, Buena Brown (B.L.) of Floral, AR; 4 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Juanita B. Burress Schmidt; a son, James Stanley Schmidt; his parents; two brothers, George Christian Schmidt, Jr. and J.J. Schmidt; and a sister, Ann Beaver. Interment was at Woodland Memorial Park by Mobley-Dodson Funeral Service.

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SCHOATS, Elaine
TULSA, OKLAHOMA: Elaine Schoats died May 13, 2006. She was born June 24, 1947. She was the wife of Vernell Schoats. Services were held at Greater Mount Carmel Baptist Church. Interment was at Booker T. Washington Cemetery in Muskogee under the direction of Keith D. Biglow Funeral Home.

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SCHRADER, E.V.
ARDMORE, OKLAHOMA: E.V. "Smokey" Schrader, 84, died May 6, 2002. He was born April 13, 1918 in Urania, LA to George and Clara Owens Schrader. He was a graduate of Louisiana State University, and was a geophysicist for Samedan. Survivors include his wife, Jean Alexander Schrader; a daughter, Dianne Darter of Ardmore; three sons, Kerry of Shady Shores, TX, and Kent and Steve, both of Ardmore; a sister, Laurasteen McCarroll of Jena, LA; 8 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three brothers. Interment was at Hillcrest Memorial Park under the direction of Griffin Funeral Home.

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SCHWINCK, Sarah
FORT GIBSON, OKLAHOMA: Sarah Schwinck died February 7, 1958. She was born November 21, 1866. She was preceded in death by her husband, Theodore E. Schwinck. Interment was at the Fort Gibson National Cemetery.

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SCRIMSHIRE, Letha
OKEMAH, OKLAHOMA: Letha Belle Scrimshire, 82, died June 16, 2009. She was born July 13, 1926 to Jim and Minnie Teem Guinn. She was a member of the Okemah Church of Christ. She is survived by her husband, Leland Thomas Scrimshire; two daughters, Beverly Lawson of Moore, and Rita George (Robert) of Bearden; three brothers, Noah Guinn of Bearden, and Ronnie Guinn and Jerry Guinn, both of Okemah; 3 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister; four brothers; and 2 great-grandchildren. Services were held at the Church of Christ. Interment was at Highland Cemetery under the direction of Parks Brothers Funeral Home.

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SEDLACEK, Thelma
TULSA, OKLAHOMA: Thelma Rose Sedlacek, 80, died February 11, 2009. She was born October 31, 1928 to Charles E. DeHart and Lorena K. Shaeffer DeHart. She was a volunteer at St. Pius X Catholic Church. Survivors include her husband, Lloyd W. Sedlacek; two sons, Jonathan D. Sedlacek, and Christopher W. Sedlacek, both of Tulsa; a daughter, Rose Ann Sedlacek Ingram of Broken Arrow; a brother, Charles E. DeHart; 13 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a daughter, Rose Margaret Sedlacek. Services were held at St. Pius X Catholic Church. Arrangements were handled by Fitzgerald Southwood Colonial Chapel.

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SEIDA, Bill
COMANCHE, OKLAHOMA: Billy Earl "Bill" Seida, 79, died July 29, 2008. He was born August 12, 1928 to Otto B. and Faye Pearl Garrett Seida. He retired from Tosco Refinery after 35 years, and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He enjoyed farming and fishing. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, June Ann McGowen Seida; a daughter, Sandy Laminack (Keith) of Newcastle; two sons, Benny McGowen (Judy), and Gary McGowen (Jeanne), all of Comanche; four sisters, Coe Sides and Kay Riggles, both of Comanche, and Peggy Goff and Velma Jones, both of Duncan; 6 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; his nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Jerry Seida. Services were held at Patterson Avenue Baptist Church. Burial was at Fairlawn Cemetery with arrangements by Comanche Funeral Home.

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SELIGSON, Eunice
OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA: Graveside services for Eunice C. Seligson were held February 25, 2008 at Temple B'nai Israel Cemetery. She was born in 1912. She operated Weber's Jewelers (later Peacock Jewelers), and was an honorary board member of Temple B'nai Israel. On the occasion of her 75th birthday, the Eunice Seligson Flower Fund was established through the Temple B'nai Israel Sisterhood. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Seligson. Survivors include her daughters, Janice (Lee) Segell and Felice (Larry) Abels of Tulsa; two sisters, Edna Feldstein and Betty Michaelson; 5 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

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SERATTE, Irene
SAND SPRINGS, OKLAHOMA: Irene Seratte, 82, died December 6, 2008. She was born November 26, 1926 in Coweta, OK to William and Maude Farmer Hancock. She was a longtime bookkeeper for a CPA, and was a member of Broadway Baptist Church. She enjoyed crocheting, reading, bowling and dancing. Survivors include her sons, Ken Seratte and Pete Seratte (Paty), all of Sand Springs; two brothers, Arnold and Bob Hancock, both of California; two sisters, Maxine Thurmond of Verdigris, and Dolly Claxton of Sand Springs; 2 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Seratte; her parents; four sisters, Wilma Hancock, Othel Garcia, Nettie Burbank and Ester Reynolds; and three brothers, James Hancock, Archie Hancock, and Earl Hancock. Interment was at Woodland Memorial Park Cemetery by Mobley-Dodson Funeral Service.

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SEVENSTAR, Kenneth
STILWELL, OKLAHOMA: Kenneth Wayne "Gator" Sevenstar, 33, died November 5, 2008. He was born November 16, 1974 to Ellis Sevenstar and Mary Belle Glass Sevenstar. He attended Oak Ridge Baptist Church, and enjoyed fishing. He is survived by his mother; two brothers, Ed Sevenstar and Gary Sevenstar; three sisters, Mary Soap, Melissa Sevenstar, and Beverly Sevenstar; eight nieces; five nephews; three great-nephews; four great-nieces; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father; his grandparents, Lynch and Fannie Glass; a brother-in-law, Johnson Soap; and an uncle, Edmond Boone Sevenstar. Services were held at Oak Ridge Baptist Church. Interment was at Oak Ridge Cemetery with arrangements by Hart Funeral Home.

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SEWELL, Lewis C.
WHEELESS, OKLAHOMA: Lewis Calvin Sewell, 91, died November 28, 2008. He was born August 20, 1917 to John Quimby Sewell, Sr. and Gertrud V. Core Sewell. He was a rancher and farmer, and operated the county road maintainer for over 35 years. He enjoyed hunting. He is survived by a daughter, Joyce Sowers and husband David of Clayton, NM; two sons, Dennis Sewell of Clayton, and Kelly Sewell and wife Karen of Slater, CO; 4 grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. He was preceded in death by his wife, Anna Mae Rice Sewell; his parents; an infant son; a grandson, Jason Sowers; and a brother, John Quimby "Chick" Sewell, Jr. Interment was at Wheeless Cemetery by Hass Funeral Directors of Clayton, NM.

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SHARP, Rosie
OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA: Rosie Mae Sharp, 85, died August 31, 2002. She was born May 6, 1917 in Pawnee, OK to Wesley T. and Mamie Ann Cox Marrs. Survivors include two sons, Darrell J. (Nancy) Sharp and Jack (Wanda) Sharp; two sisters, Dorothy Norwine and Bessie Schiner; 8 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and 5 great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Jack Sharp; and a daughter, Doris Sharp Rhodes. Interment was at Union Cemetery in Glencoe by Vondel L. Smith and Son Mortuary.

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SHAW, Lue
AFTON, OKLAHOMA: Lue "Dude" Shaw, 73, died November 22, 1982 at the Craig County General Hospital in Vinita. He was born April 6, 1909 in Bartlesville, OK to Charles Clarence and Ava Marie Roemhild Shaw. He had worked at the Sinclair refinery from 1930 to its closing in 1949, and then worked as a heavy rigger at Atlantic Richfield for 17 years. He formerly lived in California. Survivors include his wife, Dulcie M. Tesh Shaw; a daughter, Darline Bowman of Yorba Linda, CA; a brother, Edward Shaw of Vinita; 2 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Fairview Cemetery in Coffeyville, KS with arrangements by Ford-Wulf-Bruns Funeral Home.

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SHEPPARD, Roxann
HENRYETTA, OKLAHOMA: Roxann Sheppard, 47, died November 24, 2007. She was born July 13, 1960 to William and Julia Roberts Walcher. She and her husband drove tractor trailers together. She attended the First Baptist Church of Henryetta, where she served as a Sunday School teacher, Sunday School director, and Bible teacher. She is survived by her husband, Robert Sheppard; a son, Jarad Johnston of Henryetta; a daughter, Crystal Ann Hofegartner of Oklahoma City; a brother, Rex Walcher of Henryetta; her mother, Judy Nelson of Henryetta; her father, William "Bill" Walcher of Henryetta; 5 grandchildren; and her cousins. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Henryetta. Interment was at the Chelsea Cemetery with arrangements by Rogers Funeral Home.

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SHERWOOD, Ervin H.
SALLISAW, OKLAHOMA: Ervin Hezekiah Sherwood, 98, died May 28, 2007. He was born December 13, 1908 to George Riley Sherwood and Emma Mae Epperson Sherwood. He is survived by his wife, Othal Melton Sherwood; his cousins; his nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by two brothers, John Advan Sherwood and Dow Sherwood; and his parents. Services were held at the Church of Christ. Interment was at Sallisaw City Cemetery under the direction of Agent Funeral Home.

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SHOOP, Alice
BROKEN ARROW, OKLAHOMA: Alice Elizabeth Shoop died June 8, 2009. She was born August 25, 1915 in Glasgow, KS. Survivors include four children and their spouses; 9 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Services were held at the Tulsa Bible Church. Arrangements were handled by the Cremation Society of Oklahoma.

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SHOUSE, Pearl
CHELSEA, OKLAHOMA: Pearl Mae Shouse, 59, died September 14, 1999 at her residence. She was born January 8, 1940 in Delaware, OK to Paul Gilbert and Eva Rose Bolin Foster. She was a registered nurse with Eastern State Hospital. Survivors include her husband, Lee Shouse, Sr.; three daughters, Victoria Hartman of Jacksonville, FL, Margaret Shouse of Tulsa, and Suzanne A. Welch of Chelsea; three sons, Scott Paul Shouse, Thomas P. Shouse, and Lee Ray Shouse, Jr., all of Chelsea; three sisters, Betty Jo Wojtkowiak, Eva Scott, and Rosemary Gann; a brother, Thomas G. Foster of Checotah; and 11 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents. Services were held at the Assembly of God Church in Chelsea. Interment was at the Chelsea Cemetery by Blanke Funeral Service.

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SIKES, Ola
GROVE, OKLAHOMA: Ola Sikes, 92, died July 28, 2010. She was born August 22, 1917 in Anadarko, OK to Orville and Minnie Chapman. She was a longtime member of Butler Baptist Church, and served in several church offices, including holding positions as secretary and treasurer. She enjoyed quilting and going to church. She is survived by three children, Mack and Carol Brewer of Grove, Delores and Mack Terrapin of Fort Gibson, and Wayne and Leta Sikes of Verdigris; a brother, Raymond Chapman of Siloam Springs, AR; two sisters, Mary Davis of Grove, and Jeannie Bradley of Licking, MO; 10 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and 15 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Virgil Sikes; two sisters; three brothers; a granddaughter; and a great-grandson. Services were held at Butler Baptist Church. Arrangements were handled by Grand Lake Funeral Home.

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SILCOX, Mary Ann
WATTS, OKLAHOMA: Mary Ann Silcox, 54, died November 4, 2003 at Siloam Springs Memorial Hospital. She was born November 11, 1949 in Springfield, CO to Walter and Ruth Griffin Shockley. She formerly worked for Allen Canning Co. She is survived by her husband, Sherman D. Silcox; five sons, Eric Winkler of Alaska, David Winkler and Jimmy Smith, both of Watts, and Alvin Winkler and Arvle Winkler, Jr., both of Gentry; two stepdaughters, Kelley Jones and Julie Silcox, both of Tahlequah; two stepsons, Steven Silcox and Jason Silcox, both of Tahlequah; a sister, Ruthie Turner of Lamar, CO; and 2 grandchildren. Interment was at Row Cemetery under the direction of Wasson Funeral Home.

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SILVA, Marilyn
LAWTON, OKLAHOMA: Marilyn Jane Silva, 69, died October 15, 2010. She was born June 20, 1941 in Bellevue, PA to Roy C. and Dorothy Markle Meeker. She was a certified nursing assistant. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Virginia and Herb F. Stonehocker III; a brother, Richard L. Meeker (Eleanor); a sister, Frances L. Sachse; 2 grandchildren; and a niece. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Joseph Silva; and two brothers, Charles N. and Leroy Meeker. Interment was at the Fort Sill Post Cemetery by Becker Funeral Home.

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SILVERNAIL, Naomi
EDMOND, OKLAHOMA: Naomi Wright Silvernail, 88, died April 17, 2008. She was born November 10, 1919 to John Wesley Wright and Lela Braly Wright. She is survived by four nephews, Delwin Vaught, John Vaught, Ken Wright, and Roger Barnett; and two nieces, Shirley Pitts and Iolene Callahan. She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands, Harry Creveling and Clyde Silvernail; three brothers, Homer, Emmitt and Sam Wright; and three sisters, Iris Vaught, Leona Vaught, and Lenora Barnett. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Sterling. Burial was at Sterling Cemetery.

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SISSON, Ruth
COLCORD, OKLAHOMA: Ruth Sisson, 73, died January 11, 2005 at the Siloam Springs Memorial Hospital. She was born May 8, 1931 in Oklahoma to Harry and Viola Dunlap Hughes. She had worked as a sales clerk, and was a member of the Church of Christ of Colcord. She is survived by a daughter, Vickey Goedecke of Colcord; a son, Tom Sisson of Colcord; a brother, Arthur Hughes of Wilder, ID; 6 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Marion "Bill" Sisson. Interment was at the Blackfox Cemetery in Kansas, OK under the direction of Wasson Funeral Home.

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SMALL, Ruby
WEST SILOAM SPRINGS, OKLAHOMA: Ruby Ethel Small, 81, died May 6, 2005. She was born July 17, 1923 to Amos Hatfield and Cynthia Brown Hatfield. She was of the Assembly of God faith. She is survived by four sons, Bill Trammel of Muskogee, Charles Small of Tulsa, John Small (Donna) of Lincoln, AR, and David Small (Linda) of Westville; two daughters, Naomia Dandridge (William) of Tulsa, and Ellie Zwaryck (Casimir) of Siloam Springs; two brothers, Jay Hatfield of Aurora, CO, and Carl Hatfield of Rogers, AR; two sisters, Nettie Isaacs of Muskogee, and Ola Brice of The Dalles, OR; 10 grandchildren; her great-grandchildren; a great-great grandchild; and other relatives and friends. Interment was at Chalk Bluff Cemetery with arrangements by Wasson Funeral Home.

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SMEDLEY, Barney
GUTHRIE, OKLAHOMA: Barney Max Smedley, 89, died May 15, 2008. He was born September 17, 1918 to Sam and Alice Smedley. He was a farmer and a carpenter, and worked at Oklahoma Furniture Factory for over 20 years. He repaired lawnmowers, and enjoyed traveling. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Marie Biggs Smedley; his children and their spouses, Raymond and Kathleen Smedley of Guthrie, Melvin and Debbie Smedley of Guthrie, and Nadine and Bill Brawner of Edmond; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and 7 great-great-grandchildren. Burial was at Summit View Cemetery by Smith-Gallo Funeral Home.

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SMITH, Agnes
OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA: Agnes Marie Smith, 91, died March 30, 2003. She was born July 6, 1911. She was a resident of St. Ann's Nursing Home and a longtime member of St. Patrick's Church. Survivors include two sons; two sisters; 4 grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leroy T. Smith. Services were held at St. Patrick's Church. Interment was at Resurrection Memorial Cemetery with arrangements by Smith and Kernke Funeral Directors.

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SMITH, Betty
MUSTANG, OKLAHOMA: Betty Rose Smith, 73, died April 13, 2003 at her residence. She was born January 31, 1930 in Hillsdale, OK to the late Bennie Carl and Lavina Ada Buller Boehs. She was raised in Cleo Springs, OK, and attended Bethany-Peniel College (now Southern Nazarene University). She came to Mustang in 1970. She was of the Nazarene faith. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Truman Smith; two sons, Allen Smith of Oklahoma City, and Roger C. Smith (Brigitte) of Mustang; a sister, Marleita Taylor of Snohomish, OR; 4 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Interment was at the Mustang Cemetery under the direction of McNeil's Mustang Funeral Service.

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SMITH, Ida
STILWELL, OKLAHOMA: Ida Walton Smith, 92, died June 27, 1980. She was born March 29, 1888 to John and Melinda Richardson. She was a member of the Foursquare Church. She is survived by a daughter, Georgia Cox; three sons, Louie Walton, Dee Walton, and Claude Walton; two brothers, Benny Richardson and Jessie Richardson; 15 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren.

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SMITH, Irishman
VIAN, OKLAHOMA: Irishman Smith, 73, died March 8, 2010 in Vian. He was born January 9, 1937 in Vian to Curtis Smith, Jr. and Chloe Elizabeth Berry Smith. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Fay Montgomery Smith; four sons, Robert Smith of Vian, George Sprinkles of Porter, Jimmy Clinton Smith of Ochelata, and Kenneth D. Smith of Walla Walla, WA; four daughters, Tina Lester of Gore, and Brenda Stegall, Patty Imholt, and Brenda O'Neal, all of Vian; his mother, of Vian; two sisters, Mary Waller of Shawnee, and Kitty Kleman of Denton, TX; three brothers, Bob Smith of Vian, Bill Smith of Martin, and Jerry Smith of Las Vegas, NV; 31 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; his nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Curtis Smith, Jr.; a brother, Walter Raymond "Blue" Smith; and a sister, Willa Jean Smith. Interment was at Garden of Memories Cemetery in Vian under the direction of Agent Funeral Home.

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SMITH, Marveil
POTEAU, OKLAHOMA: Marveil Marie Smith, 81, died December 19, 2009. She was born September 23, 1928. Survivors include a daughter, Judy McCoy of Gilmore; two sons, Gene Clayton Dees of Hobbs, NM and Jimmy Dees of Amarillo, TX; a brother, Bob Crouch of Poteau; two sisters, Anetia Livesay and Mary Holderfield, both of Fort Smith; 7 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Services were at Mountain View Baptist Church. Burial was at Monroe Cemetery with arrangements by McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood, AR.

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SMITH, Walter T.
MOORE, OKLAHOMA: Walter Therloe Smith, 79, died May 8, 2005 in Moore. He was born January 10, 1926 in Wetumka, OK to Mr. and John W. and Eularl Bird Smith. He was a retired administrative law judge at the Department of Human Services with over 43 years of service. He was a deacon at the First Baptist Church of Moore for over 35 years, and had also been a deacon at the First Baptist Church of Pawhuska. Survivors include his wife, Clara Ferrell Smith; a daughter, Belinda Patrick (Larry) of Moore; a son, Jon Smith (Deborah) of Moore; a sister, Pauline Van Hooser; and a grandson. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Moore. Interment was at the Wetumka Cemetery by John M. Ireland Funeral Home.

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SMOKE, Judith
FOYIL, OKLAHOMA: Judith Carol Smoke, 68, died December 27, 2009. She was born October 30, 1941 to Ed Crutchfield and Thelma Janette Stacey Nobles. She was a customer service representative for Arby's. She is survived by her children, Bryan Jenkins and wife Sherry of Broken Arrow, Joe Smoke and wife Gina of Tulsa, Pete Smoke and wife Lori of Spavinaw, DeShawna Scott of Foyil, and Melody Kirkland of Dallas, TX; her mother; two brothers, Wayne Crutchfield of California, and Gary Crutchfield of Claremore; her grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; a niece; and 2 nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry James Smoke, Jr.; and her father. Interment was at Ward's Grove Cemetery by Musgrove-Merriott-Smith Funeral Service.

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SMOOTE, Lucille
TULSA, OKLAHOMA: Lucille Smoote died August 17, 2007. She was born March 12, 1921 to Roy Riser and Marie Jackson Riser. She is survived by two daughters, Dorothy Ponder and Ramona Conde; two sons, Ralph Smoote and Artie Smoote; a brother-in-law, Neil Pearson; 9 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and a close friend, Kathern Gilbert. She was preceded in death by her husband, Artie Smoote; a son, Dennis Marshall; two sisters; and her parents. Services were held at at the First Baptist Church of North Tulsa. Interment was at Green Acres Memorial Gardens by Butler-Stumpff Funeral Home.

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SORRELLS, Evie
SPAVINAW, OKLAHOMA: Evie Richardson Sorrells, 80, died January 29, 1977. She is survived by her husband, John; a brother, Earl; a son and two brothers preceded her in death. Services were held at Spavinaw Free Will Baptist Church.

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SPAIN, Anita
EDMOND, OKLAHOMA: Anita Spain, 81, died September 22, 2008. She was born September 10, 1927 in Wilson, OK to Perry Froman and Gladys Werner Fields. She was a former resident of Frederick, OK. Survivors include two daughters, Cari Hinds (Cole) of Edmond, and Cindy Ward (Ron) of El Reno; a son, Craig Spain (Cary) of Lake Wood, CO; a sister, Dorothy Uhl of Oklahoma City; and 4 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Harris; two brothers, Bill and Jack Fields; and her parents. Interment was at Frederick Memorial Cemetery with arrangements by Jackson Funeral Home.

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SPARKS, Gorman
McLOUD, OKLAHOMA: Gorman C. Sparks, 81, died August 3, 2007. He was born November 22, 1925 in Harrah, OK to Ruben and Cora Hurry Sparks. He held a degree in economics from OSU, and retired after 27 years from the Oklahoma Tax Commission, where he was assistant director of the Motor Vehicle Division. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He attended the First Baptist Church of McLoud, and was a member of the Lions Club and the McLoud Chamber of Commerce. He was a Mason, and was the author of a book. He enjoyed playing the piano and guitar. He is survived by his wife, Lois Tison Sparks; a daughter, Kathy Green of Edmond; three sons, Dennis W. Sparks of Harrah, Douglas W. (Meranda) Sparks of Newalla, and David W. Sparks of Wellston; a sister-in-law, Lucille Nelson of Shawnee; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by a son, Alton Curtis Sparks; his parents; a sister; and three brothers. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of McLoud. Burial was at Dale Cemetery by Smith-Parks Funeral Service.

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SPEAKER, Hazel
TULSA, OKLAHOMA: Hazel Ruth Beattie Speaker, 93, died June 7, 2009. She was born November 25, 1915 in Tulsa to William W. and Lucy Esther Voorheis Beattie. She attended the University of Tulsa. Survivors include two sons, Robert Beattie (Patricia) Speaker of Stillwater, and James B. (Shirley) Speaker II of Arlington, TX; two daughters, Jo Jeanne London of Tulsa, and Sandra (Melvin) Hoppock of Bartlesville; 8 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Byron Speaker; an infant daughter, Susan; her parents; two brothers, William W. Beattie and Richard L. Beattie; and a sister, Josephine L. Beattie. Interment was at Memorial Park Chapel under the direction of Fitzgerald Funeral Service.

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SPEERS, Raymond
TALIHINA, OKLAHOMA: Raymond Scott "Ray" Speers, 74, died February 7, 2008. He was born January 17, 1934 to the late Ben and Mae Cox Speers.He was a Korean War veteran and a Purple Heart recipent. Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Ronda and Ray Ledford of Kellyville, and Billie Jean and Jeremy Huggins of Fort Smith, AR; two sisters, Eva Lee Vincent and Barbara Phelan of Lenox; a brother and sister-in-law; Kenneth and Hattie of Talihina; his nieces and nephews; his grandchildren; and two close friends, Arizona Speers and James David Godsby. Interment was at Muse Cemetery with arrangements by Talihina Funeral Home.

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SPENCER, Edith
PRYOR, OKLAHOMA: Edith Leona Spencer, 75, died December 8, 2008. She was born May 4, 1933 to Clyde E. Bridgewater, Sr. and Edith L. Clark Bridgewater. She and her husband raised cattle. She enjoyed cooking, fishing and cats. She is survived by four daughters, E. Elizabeth Bond and husband Charley of Broken Arrow, Paula J. McMillion of Sikeston, MO, Debra G. Hill of Ephrata, WA, and Lucinda K. Hart and husband Bill of Fort Mojave, AZ; a brother, Clyde E. Bridgewater, Jr. of Wewoka; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two sisters, Doris Nix and Connie Dick; and two brothers, Dean Bridgewater and Billy Bridgewater. Burial was at Bryan Chapel Cemetery by Key Funeral Home.

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SPESS, Lily
TULSA, OKLAHOMA: Lily I. Raifsnyder Spess, 85, died February 18, 1985. She was born August 3, 1899 to David Whitehall Raifsnyder and Iola B. James Raifsnyder. She was a former nurse and schoolteacher. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, James Roy Spess; five daughters, Ramona Kritzer, Ruth Thixton, Emma Wixson, Rebecca Prather, and Marjorie Stegmeier; 15 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Oak Hill Cemetery in Mannford with arrangements by Moore's Memory Chapel.

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SPOHN, Grace
WEST SILOAM SPRINGS, OKLAHOMA: Grace Spohn, 90, died August 5, 1996. She was born August 13, 1905 to W.H. Henry and Mattie Larmon Duncan. She attended the Assembly of God Church. She is survived by her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Spohn. Burial was at Oak Hill Cemetery.

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SQUIRREL, Jim
STILWELL, OKLAHOMA: Jim Squirrel, 60, died July 5, 2006. He was born December 13, 1945 to Jim and Sallie Blackbird Squirrel. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War, and was a Purple Heart recipient. He is survived by his wife, Renee Squirrel; his children, Jim Jr. and Brandy Squirrel of Stilwell, Jim Squirrel of Muskogee, Jim Danue and Nicole Squirrel of Tulsa, and Christopher and Jessica Squirrel of Tulsa; seven sisters, Louise, Lucy, Linda, Lena, Mary, Eliza and Elizabeth; three brothers, Joe, Benny and Timothy; his grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Interment was at Echota Cemetery with arrangements by Reed-Culver Funeral Home.

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STAMMER, Joseph K.
TULSA, OKLAHOMA: Joseph Kenton Stammer 73, died Wednesday, December 22, 2010 in Owasso, OK. He was born July 19, 1937 in Bartlesville, OK to Richard and Edith Chew Stammer. He was a retired aircraft mechanic for American Airlines with 31 years of service. Survivors include his wife, Rosemary Baker Stammer; two children, Joseph D. (Laura), and Debra Stephens (Clay); a brother, Don Stammer; 6 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Arrangements were handled by the Cremation Society of Oklahoma.

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STANISLAUS, Clara
CRAIG COUNTY, OKLAHOMA: Clara Stanislaus died May 31, 1966. She was born June 11, 1881 to Melvin and Priscilla Whitmore. She was survived by four children, Goldie, Leo, Elton, and Leona. She was preceded in death by her husband. Burial was at Bluejacket Cemetery.

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STANLEY, Evelyn
PERRY, OKLAHOMA: Evelyn Fern Stanley, 83, died September 15, 2003. She was born July 9, 1920 to Ava Lee and Roxy Collins Stanley. She was a nurse, and worked at Perry Nursing Home, Perry Green Valley Nursing Home, Perry Memorial Hospital, and as a private care nurse. She is survived by a daughter, Mary Turner (Daniel) of Perry; 4 grandchildren; a brother, Jack Stanley (Betty) of Perry; 9 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Sid Stanley; two brothers, Lee Stanley and John Stanley; and two sisters, Alice Smith and Mary Stanley. Interment was at Grace Hill Cemetery by Brown-Dugger Funeral Home.

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STARK, Willard
YUKON, OKLAHOMA: Willard L. Stark, 74, died February 15, 2009. He is survived by his wife Phyllis Stark; two sons, Tom and wife Lynnita, and Allen Stark; a daughter, Amy Stark and husband Eric; and 3 grandchildren. Burial was at the Yukon Cemetery under the direction of Smith and Turner Mortuary.

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STARR, Samuel
STILWELL, OKLAHOMA: Samuel Jessie Starr died April 1, 1942. He was born October 23, 1857 to George Harlan and Nancy Bell Starr. He was a farmer. He was survived by his wife, Sarah McClure Starr and four children. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Lenora Starr. Burial was at Stilwell Cemetery.

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STEAGAL, Leo
McALESTER, OKLAHOMA: Leo Steagal, 18, died January 24, 1917. He was electrocuted in a mining accident at Osage Coal Company Mine #5. Interment was at North McAlester Catholic Cemetery under the direction of Chaney Funeral Home. Note: Some records list his age as 19, his last name as Steigel, and his ethnicity as alternately Austrian or Lithuanian.

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STEALER, Ruby Mae
SALLISAW, OKLAHOMA: Ruby Mae Stealer, 65, died January 3, 2007. She was born March 31, 1941 to William Stealer and Samantha Byrd Stealer. She is survived by two sons, Bardie Stealer and Marty Stealer Ross, both of Bunch; three daughters and a son-in-law, Jackie Ross and Jackie Sorenson of Muldrow, Una Ross of Wabeno, WI, and Romy Ross of Bunch; a brother, Mack Bird Stealer of Bunch; four sisters, Allene Teehee and Irene Cochran, both of Stilwell, Wanda Pigeon of Bunch, and Galelia Harris of Sallisaw; 9 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends She was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, George Stealer and Raymond Stealer. Interment was at Flute Springs Cemetery with arrangements by Agent Funeral Home.

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STEPHENS, Eugene
PAWHUSKA, OKLAHOMA: Eugene H. Stephens, 71, died March 29, 2008 at his residence. He was born May 4, 1936 in Hominy, OK to Elmer and Jessie Faye Moore Stephens. He was a data processor with IBM, and had worked in various international positions. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, and a former backup singer for Glen Campbell. He is survived by his wife, Mary Jane Tynes Stephens; his children, Diana Hyde of Midwest City, Anthony Stephens of Chino Valley, AR, and Dawana McDaniel and Gary Stephens; a sister, Betty Milsted of Port Angeles, WA; a brother, Alan James Stephens of Joplin, MO; 7 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by a son, Shane Stephens; a daughter, Terry Myers; his parents; and two sisters, Norma Joyce Schoonover and Beverly Dawn Crom. Arrangements were handled by McCartney's Johnson Funeral Home.

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STICH, Layton
STILLWATER, OKLAHOMA: Layton Lewis Stich, 89, died October 16, 2006. He was born December 9, 1916 to A.L. and Dollie Sugg Stich. He worked in construction for the State of Oklahoma, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and vegetable gardening. He is survived by his wife, Eva Mae Blair Stich; a brother-in-law, Tilford Blair; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; and nine siblings. Interment was at Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery by Palmer Marler Carberry Funeral Home.

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STOCKING, Murray Marvin
TIPTON, OKLAHOMA: Murray Marvin Stocking died May 12, 2009. He was born September 5, 1924 in Grandfield, OK to Emery and Susie Dean Ellsworth Stocking. He was a farmer, and was also a gin manager for Tipton Farmers Coop and Chickasha Cotton Gin. He formerly served on the Tipton School Board, and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He attended the First Baptist Church of Tipton, and was a member of the VFW. Survivors include three daughters, Marvanna Millican of Jones, Shannon Bartlett (Nathan) of Midwest City, and Nancy Baker (Brent) of Elk City; a son, Lanis Stocking (Kerry) of Fort Worth, TX; a brother, Bill Stocking; 8 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sandra Jo Cranford Stocking; two brothers, Homer and James Stocking; and his parents. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Tipton. Interment was at the Tipton Cemetery under the direction of Jackson Funeral Home.

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STONE, Ralph
MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA: Ralph Stone, 62, died May 14, 1949. Interment was at Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Wright Funeral Home of Coweta, OK.

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STOREY, Joseph
HAWORTH, OKLAHOMA: Joseph Lee Storey, 66, died March 27, 2003 at his residence. He was born July 31, 1936 in Haworth. He was a mail carrier and a U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of the National Rural Letter Carriers' Association, and was past president of McCurtain County Jaycees and the Haworth Volunteer Fire Department. He was also a scoutmaster for the Boy Scouts. He is survived by his wife, Judy Storey; two sons, Kirk Lee Story and Kevin Joe Storey of Haworth; his mother, Loraine Storey of Idabel; a sister, Joann Derryberry of Idabel; and a grandson. Services were held at the Haworth Methodist Church. Burial was at Denison Cemetery by Jim Norwood Funeral Home.

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STORIE, Alice
TECUMSEH, OKLAHOMA: Alice Merle Storie, 52, died May 31, 1975 at Tecumseh Hospital. She was born May 21, 1923 in Harmon County. She was a former Hollis resident. Survivors include a son, Jimmy Royal of Shawnee; four brothers, Basil, George, Edward and James; four sisters, Peggy Lewis, Margaret Manney, Jackie Fern Scott and Naomi Peterson; and 2 grandchildren. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Hollis. Burial was at Fairmount Cemetery by Coley Funeral Home.

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STOWE, William R.
CLAREMORE, OKLAHOMA: William Raymond Stowe died October 24, 1968. He was born in Missouri on May 19, 1901. He was self-employed. Family members inlude his wife, Macie Stowe; two daughters, Bobbie Lawler of Hartville, MO, and Kathryn Purcell of Santa Barbara, CA; a sister, Mrs. Everett Blade of Republic, MO; a half-sister, Mrs. Bessie Hayes of Claremore; a half-brother, Arthur Stowe of Lebanon, MO; and 2 grandchildren. Interment was at Steele Memorial Cemetery in Wright County, MO by Hartville Funeral Home.

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STRICKLAN, William H.
THACKERVILLE, OKLAHOMA: William H. "Dub" Stricklan, 92, died November 17, 2001 at a Lake Country Manor health care facility. He was born June 9, 1909 in Aspermont, TX to C.E. and Leola Ada Pope Stricklan. He moved back to Love County in 1957 after retiring as a driller for Petty Geophisical Engineering Company. He also worked for Gainesville Planing Mill, the Linda Jo Shoe Factory, as a janitor for the Love County Health Care Center, and a bus driver for the Thackerville Independent School District. He is survived by four daughters, Kathryn Good of Fort Worth, TX, Donna Whitaker and husband, Phil, of Oklahoma City, and Wanda Walsworth and Carolyn Lucas and husband, James, all of Thackerville; 12 grandchildren: 24 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lennie Brush Stricklan; two brothers, Tarmmel and Curtis; and three sisters, Nettie Dove, Pauline Chastain and Irene Medart. Interment was at Mount Zion Cemetery in Thackerville with arrangements by Flanagan Watts Funeral Home of Marietta, OK.

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SULLIVAN, Bettie
ELK CITY, OKLAHOMA: Bettie Lee Sullivan, 82, died September 17, 2009. She was born January 17, 1927 to Owen and Essie Garrison Young. She was a minister's wife and a missionary. She attended the First Baptist Church of Elk City, and was a past member of the Lioness Club. She is survived by two daughters, Bonnie Duncan (James) of Oklahoma City, and Roxie Pruitt of Elk City; 7 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. She was was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. John L. Sullivan; a son, Don; two infant daughters, Linda and Janelle; her parents; two sisters, Faye Willis and Fern Stuart; a son-in-law, Ronnie Pruitt; and 2 grandchildren. Interment was at Fairlawn Cemetery with arrangements by Martin Funeral Home.

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SUTTON, Marion
BOYNTON, OKLAHOMA: Marion Elizabeth Sutton died November 11, 1926. She was born February 16, 1858. She was the wife of T.B. Sutton, and had three children, including a daughter, Mrs. E.E. Freetly. She had 21 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Boynton Cemetery.

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SWIMMER, Sue
JAY, OKLAHOMA: Sue Ann Swimmer, 59, died December 24, 2003 at Grove Nursing Center in Grove, OK. She was born January 5, 1944 in Claremore, OK to Cull and Anna Christine Hendren Swimmer. She was a model, as well as a beauty and fashion consultant. She was a member of Tsa-la-gi United Indian Methodist Church, the Delaware County Democratic Central Committee, and the Beck Cemetery Board. She is survived by a sister, Eula Swimmer; and a brother, Todd Swimmer of Tulsa. She was preceded her in death by her mother. Services were held at Round Springs Baptist Church in Eucha. Burial was at Beck Cemetery with arrangements by Wasson Funeral Home.

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SWINFORD, Justine
DUNCAN, OKLAHOMA: Justine Swinford, 92, died October 4, 2009 in Duncan, OK. She was born February 20, 1917 in Curtis, AR to A.H. and Myrtle McArty Swinford. She was a graduate of Southeastern State University in Durant, OK, and held a master's degree from the University of Oklahoma. She was a retired teacher with 37 years of service. She was a member of St. Paul Methodist Church in Lawton, and enjoyed genealogy. She is survived by two nephews, Michael Lawrence of Oklahoma City, and Kent and Janice Swinford of Lawton; three nieces; Barbara and Jim Sourman and Nita Wood all of Lawton, and Stella J. Summerlot of Duncan; her cousins; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Willa Swinford and Mary Miller; and two brothers; Randolph and Oliver Swinford. Interment was at Walters Cemetery by Hart-Wyatt Funeral Home.

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