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Thomas Jacob A. "T.J." Parker

December 8, 2016

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Kathryn Gann

December 8, 2016

Kathryn V. (Kerbo) Gann was born August 10, 1929 in Russell, OK, the daughter of Arthur Kerbo and Ollie Mae (Williams) Kerbo. Kathryn married Jessie Norman Gann on July 31, 1951 in Altus, OK and he preceded her in death in 2007. She was also preceded in death by eight brothers and a sister. She loved flowers, enjoyed gardening, watching birds, squirrels and animals in general. Kathryn was very...
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Thomas Endsley

December 6, 2016

Thomas Wayne Endsley was born May 18, 1943 in Idabel, OK the son of Woodrow Wilson Endsley and Eleanor (Keeling) Endsley and had lived in the Millerton area all of his life. Thomas married Linda Sells on April 17, 1962 in Valliant, OK. He was a member of the Garvin Church of Christ. Thomas enjoyed working, fishing, working around the house and playing with his grandchildren. Thomas was...
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William Weese

December 5, 2016

William Parker Weese was born June 15, 1936 in Clayton, NM, the son of Benjamin P. Weese and Willma (Leverett) Weese and had lived in Boswell, OK since 1975. William married Frances Morris on November 5, 1958 in Littlefield, TX. She preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Joyce Wallace. William was a proud veteran of the United States Navy having...
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Troy Ruffin

December 4, 2016

Troy James Ruffin was born December 5, 1941 in Valliant, OK the son of James A. Ruffin and Bessie (Watson) Ruffin. Troy married Lois Faye Hanley on January 25, 1969 in Paris, TX. He enjoyed working on cars, houses, playing music and was always willing to help anyone who called no matter if it was day or night. Troy loved his wife of over 47 years, his grandchildren and most importantly loved...
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Dennis Bailey

December 2, 2016

Dennis Leon Bailey, age 64, was born November 28, 1952 in Hugo, OK the son of Eugene Bailey and Betty (Freeman) Bailey. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Wesley Bailey and a sister, Diane Bailey. SURVIVORS INCLUDE: daughter, Debra Sartain and husband, Richard of Longview, TX; son, Jason Bailey of Arkansas; brothers and sisters, Darrell Bailey of...
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Jennifer Poorman

December 2, 2016

Memorial service to be held at a later date
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Jennifer Poorman

December 2, 2016

Jennifer Ann (Whisenhunt) Poorman was born October 24, 1977 in Idabel, OK the daughter of Dennis Whisenhunt and Patti (Maxwell) Whisenhunt. Jennifer grew up in the Valliant area and had moved back here four years ago. She was preceded in death by her husband William Poorman. Survivors include: her parents; three sons: Alexander Whisenhunt, Christian Whisenhunt and Aiden Poorman; a daughter,...
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Kinley Sivard

December 1, 2016

Kinley Aaron Marie Sivard, infant daughter of Steven Sivard and Tiffany (Green) Sivard was born December 1, 2016. Kinley is preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, Larry Sivard. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Ronald McDonald House would be greatly appreciated. SURVIVORS INCLUDE: her parents, Steven and Tiffany Sivard of Ft. Towson, OK; brothers and sisters: Trace...
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Carl "Bo" Ward

December 1, 2016

Carl Devaux "Bo" Ward, age 50, was born January 5, 1966 in Paris, TX, the son of Orville "Sonny" Ward and Ollie Faye (White) Ward and had lived in the Boswell area all of his life. He was preceded in death by his parents; and two sisters, Debra Ward and Donieta Bruce. "Bo" worked in construction as a heavy equipment operator. He enjoyed doing mechanical repairs on small engines as well as...
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Harvey Williams

December 1, 2016

Harvey Donald "Duck" Williams was born November 8, 1946, in Snow, OK, the son of Harvey Delbert Williams and Arlene Joyce (Byrum) Williams and had lived in the Pushmataha County area before relocating to Choctaw County in 1969. Harvey married Abby Pulliam on May 20, 1976 in Hugo, OK. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers and sisters, Darlena Greenwood, Ronald Williams and Kelly...
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Alice Teague

November 30, 2016

Alice Nadine Teague, age 77, was born October 22, 1939 in Foreman, Arkansas, the daughter of Hubert Horn and Benton (Brown) Horn and had lived most of her life in the Hugo area. She married Joe Teague on December 8, 1956 at Wesley Methodist Church in Hugo. He preceded her in death on April 1, 2015. She was also preceded in death by her parents, two sons, Danny Joe Teague and Eddie Elton Teague,...
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Paul Williams

November 29, 2016

Paul Basil Williams, age 83, was born May 12, 1933 in Hugo, OK, the son of James Alvis Williams and Edgel (McComic) Williams and had lived all of his life in Hugo. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a son, Willie Williams (1986), a grandson, Kenneth Wayne Mandrell, a brother, Oscar Dean Williams and a sister, Mary Lee Ince. Paul was a veteran of the U.S. Navy...
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Juanita Greer

November 29, 2016

Juanita Elizabeth (Morehead) Greer, age 84, was born August 20, 1932, in Spencerville, Oklahoma, the daughter of James Milton Morehead and Nancy Elizabeth (Dalton) Morehead. She married Vollie Greer on August 5, 1950 in High Hill, Oklahoma. Juanita lived in this area all of her life and was a member of the Corinth Baptist Church, Ft. Towson. She was preceded in death by her parents; her...
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Ronald "Ronnie" Brown

November 28, 2016

Ronald "Ronnie" Ray Brown was born August 27, 1962 in Fordyce, Arkansas. The son of John Goodman and Wanda (Beverage) Goodman and had lived in the Valliant area since 1972. Ronnie married Tammy Lechliter on June 8, 2013 in Broken Bow, OK. He enjoyed hunting and watching deer at his salt lick. Ronnie also enjoyed fishing, watching wrestling and OU Football. Survivors include: wife,...
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Beatrice McNeely

November 27, 2016

Beatrice McNeely, age 76, was born August 2, 1940 in Hugo, OK and had lived most of her life in Hugo. She was preceded in death by her father, Fowler Nabors and her mother, Vallie (Humphries) Woodford. Beatrice was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith. She enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, gardening, yard work, her flower garden and rose bushes. She especially enjoyed family holidays and...
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Gonzalo Del Moral

November 26, 2016

Gonzalo Del Moral, age 91, was born April 13, 1925 in Yaubucoa, Puerto Rico, the son of Inagcio Del Moral and Justina Cruz. He had lived in Daly City, CA, most of his life until relocating to Ft. Towson, OK in 2011. Gonzalo was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Margaret Mendez; sister, Celina Surillo and one great grandchild, Henry Aguirre. Gonzalo was of the Catholic faith. He was...
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Vernie Mae Wadley

November 25, 2016

Vernie Mae Wadley, age 75, was born January 5, 1941, in Hugo, Oklahoma, the daughter of Houston York and Edna (Redwine) York. She had lived in Hugo all of her life. Vernie was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Edgar L. Wadley; one son, Lee Wadley and two brothers, James York and Houston York. Vernie was a homemaker and had worked as a clerk at Ford's Grocery in Hugo. She...
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Jerry Dunlap

November 23, 2016

Jerry Don Dunlap, age 66, was born November 17, 1950 in Cloudy, OK, the son of Herbert Henry Dunlap and Valeree Marie (Smith) Dunlap. He grew up in Cloudy and had lived most of his life in the Hugo area. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Bonnie, and an infant daughter, Amanda Dunlap. Jerry enjoyed fishing and hunting and playing with his children. He...
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Jackie Womack

November 22, 2016

Jackie Dean Womack was born March 1, 1954 in Idabel, OK the son of Archie Womack and Faye (Beck) Womack. Jackie enjoyed deer hunting, looking for arrowheads, bull riding in his earlier years and the PBR. He loved his dog "Badger" whom he called his best friend. Jackie was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Ed Womack and a brother-in-law, Robert Jones. Survivors include: Sons: ...
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Ronald Jones

November 17, 2016

Ronald Franklin Jones, age 43, was born February 5, 1973 in Hugo, OK to Delores Jones. He had traveled all over the United States but called the Spencerville area his home. He was preceded in death by his Mother, Delores (Young) Hill and his Dad, Roy Hill. Ronald's profession was a specialty welder. He was a Daddy, a son, a brother, an uncle, a cousin and a friend. He loved music, riding...
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Donald Boykin

November 13, 2016

Donald Marvin Boykin, age 77, was born January 8, 1939 in Soper, OK, the son of William Thomas Boykin and Ollie (Lewis) Boykin. He grew up in Soper and had lived in Mustang, OK for 40 years. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a son, John Eggenberg, grandson, Jayson Eggenberg, brothers, Haston Boykin, Raymond Boykin and Alford Boykin and sisters, Lillian Waugh and...
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Gavin Freeman

November 11, 2016

Gavin Wyatt Freeman , age 18, was born September 20, 1998 in Ft. Benning, GA, the son of Dean Arthur Freeman and Venessa Jurlene (Richmond) Freeman. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Veon Floyd Richmond (May 13, 2010) his paternal grandparents, Billy Dean Freeman (2005) and Patsy Ruth Freeman (2011) and paternal great grandparents, Bud and Ester Freeman. SURVIVORS...
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Alma Fackrell

November 8, 2016

Pending obituary and Memorial Service to be held at a later date.
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Darlene Allensworth

November 8, 2016

Darlene Kay Allensworth was born April 30, 1954 in Oklahoma City, OK the daughter of Pleasant Babe and Katie Christine (Qualls) Cantrell and Buck and Jewel (McBride) Cantrell. She had lived in the Valliant area all of her life. Darlene married Alfred Allensworth at Felker Freewill Baptist Church on August 1, 1970 and he preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her brothers:...
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Linda Cochnauer

November 5, 2016

Linda Sue Cochnauer, age 57, was born January 18, 1959 in Hugo, OK, the daughter of Billy Eiland and Loretta (Dennis) Eiland and had lived most of her life in Hugo. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Cochnauer. Linda was a Certified Nurse's Aide. She enjoyed taking care of people and being a nurse's aide. She also enjoyed shopping, cooking,...
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Pearline Doshier

November 5, 2016

Clara Pearline Doshier, age 59, was born May 24, 1957 in Oleta, OK the daughter of Lester Doshier and Thelma (Morris) Doshier and had lived most of her life in the Spencerville area. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a son, Jimmy Don Garrison in July 2004, a daughter, Hollie J. Green on February 14, 2016 and sister in law, Charlet Doshier on February 21, 2016. ...
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Emmitt Piearcy

November 1, 1921 - November 2, 2016

Emmitt "Chuck" Bailey Piearcy, age 95, was born November 1, 1921 in Hopkins County Texas the son of John Franklin Piearcy and Bessie Lee (Bailey) Piearcy. He departed this life on November 2, 2016 at the age of 95 years and 1 day. Chuck married Zelpha Dean Taylor in 1963 in Roswell NM. He grew up in McCurtain and Choctaw counties, served in the US Army and moved back to Wright City area...
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Kerry Don Guest

October 29, 2016

Kerry Don Guest was born March 23, 1974 in Idabel, OK the son of Donald Ray Guest and Dorothy Jo (Staggs) Guest. Kerry Don had lived all of his life in the Valliant area and graduated from Valliant High School in 1992. He married Billie Jo "B.J." Slabaugh on July 3, 1993 in Wright City, OK. Kerry Don was a member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, the Valliant Youth Association and was...
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Grace McFarland

October 28, 2016

Grace Lillian McFarland, age101, was born July 25, 1915 in Canada, the daughter of Percy Sykes and Ida (Bensinger) Sykes and had lived in Hugo for over 30 years. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Davey McIntosh, her second husband, Walter "Mac" McFarland, two brothers and one sister. Grace was a trapeze artist, aerialist and bareback rider traveling with Ringling Brothers, Clyde...
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Lorinda Durant

October 26, 2016

Lorinda Ellen Durant, age 33,was born April 15, 1983 in Talihina, OK the daughter of Mitchell Ray Durant and Dorothy Belle (Samis) Durant and had lived all of her life in Boswell. Her father preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Cory Durant. Lorinda was a lover of life and children. She began her studies with early childhood and put that to use in raising her...
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Bud Elmore

October 25, 2016

H.D. "Bud" Elmore, age 81, was born September 9, 1935 in Boswell, OK, the son of J.E. Elmore and Velma (Gilbreth) Elmore. He grew up in Boswell and moved back in 1997. He married Zelma Sloan on November 26, 1958 in Earth, TX. She preceded him in death on September 6, 2016. He was also preceded in death by his parents, his son, Monty Dwayne Elmore (2009), sisters, Bobbie Morgan and Patsy Hughes;...
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Doyle Parsons

October 25, 2016

Doyle Jean Parsons, age 79, was born April 15, 1937 in Little Rock, AR, the son of James "Buster" Parsons and Aline (Stanford) Parsons. He married Ruthie Mae Templeton in October, 1964. She preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Edward Sloan Parsons and a sister, Violet Parsons Cure. Doyle had worked for Tyson Foods and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was...
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Charles Slaton

October 25, 2016

Charles Edward Slaton was born September 16, 1928 the son of William Lowell Slaton and Willie Mae (Dodderer) Slaton. Charles was preceded in death by his parents, an infant brother Ralph Edward Slaton, a sister Fay Lynn Wagoner, a brother, Harold Slaton and a sister Edith Carol Diviney. SURVIVORS INCLUDE: sons, Charles Eugene "Sonny" Slaton of Valliant, OK, Raymond Slaton of Valliant, OK,...
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Ruthanne Rhodes

October 23, 2016

Ruthanne (Rhodes) Gallagher was born July 23 1970 in Cushing, OK the daughter of Elton Rhodes and Helen (Tatum) Rhodes. Ruthanne was a cross country truck driver and enjoyed life. She married Patrick Gallagher on August 12, 2016 in Ashdown, AR. Ruthanne was preceded in death by her parents and an infant son, Jimmy Bryant. Survivors include her husband, Patrick Gallagher;...
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Tommy Fuller

October 19, 2016

Tommy Fuller was born October 31, 1948 in Mena, Arkansas, the son of Richmond Fuller and Alma (Vest) Fuller and had lived all of his life in the Hugo area. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Barbara Bates, and a sister, Freda Brown. Tommy married Geneva Hider on July 1, 1973 in Paris, Texas. He was a cross country truck driver and had also worked as...
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Bobbie Sue LaCaze

October 19, 2016

Bobbie Sue (Prince) LaCaze was born June 20, 1936 in Blossom, Texas. At the age of 14 she started working as a switch board operator in Blossom. Bobbie Sue married Duane Dorries on August 25, 1952. In 1959 when she was 24 they moved to Valliant Oklahoma and purchased the Valliant Telephone Company. At the age of 34 they built their dream home in the country that she was so proud of. In her...
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Ila Pewitt

October 17, 2016

Ila Vetrice Pewitt , age 77, was born January 14, 1939 in Fleetwood, OK, the daughter of Lester Porner Duncan and Ila Ione (Shaw) Duncan and had lived for the past 10 years in Hugo after living most of her life in the Ryan, OK area. She married Francis Melvin Pewitt on January 10, 1975 in Juarez, Mexico. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents and siblings, J.A....
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Edwin Dorwin Kyles

October 17, 2016

Edwin Dorwin "Uncle Dorwin" Kyles, age 71, was born July 28, 1945 in Texarkana, TX, the son of Robert A. Kyles and Vivian Irene (Pipes) Kyles and had lived in the Hugo area since 1978. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Bobby Kyles and Bill Kyles and two sisters, Lula May Cooper and Gerldean Fields. Dorwin loved the outdoors, telling stories and...
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Marshall "Buzz" Taylor

October 17, 2016

Marshall Lee "Buzz" Taylor, age 70, was born December 3, 1945 in Ft. Towson, OK, the son of George "Chief" Taylor and Vivian Marcell (Fennell) Taylor and had lived all of his life in the Ft. Towson area. He married Rosemary Reeves on April 3, 1970 in Ft. Towson. Marshall was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in the Vietnam War. He was an honest person, putting everyone else before himself....
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Annie Irene Thomas

October 15, 2016

Annie Irene Thomas, age 96, was born June 9, 1920 in Ringold, OK, the daughter of Franklin Lee Richardson and Maudie May (Riley) Richardson. She lived in Moyers for 68 years and the past 28 years of her life in Hugo. Irene married William Rember on April 5, 1942 in Antlers, OK. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her second husband Virgil Thomas, whom she married in...
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Sammy Eugene Shawhart

October 13, 2016

Sammy "Sam" Eugene Shawhart, age 69, was born January 29, 1947 in Boswell, OK the son of Clemmy Eugene Shawhart and Geneva Charlene (Thomas) Shawhart. He grew up in between Oklahoma and California, between the ages of 9 and 14 he learned his skill as a mechanic. Sam was a loving son and big brother! He was a mechanic, logger, police officer, race car driver and "trucker". He drove fast and loved...
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Bernie Thompson

October 11, 2016

Bernie Coleman Thompson, age 79, was born January 16, 1937 in Speer, OK, the son of Simon Thompson and Frances (Pisachubbe) Thompson. He was raised in the Hugo area and moved back to Hugo in 1997 after his retirement from Ben F. Keith Foods of Dallas, TX where he worked as a credit manager. He and his wife, Dianna were married on January 12, 1959 in Dallas, TX. They owned and operated Thompson...
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Bonnie Wheeler

October 10, 2016

Funeral Services: 2:00 P.M., Thursday, October 13, 2016 Church of God ~ Valliant, OK Interment: Valliant Cemetery ~ Valliant, OK Visitation: Wednesday ~ October 12, 2016 ~ 6:00-7:00 P.M. Miller & Miller Funeral Home ~ 201 E. Wilson ~ Valliant, OK (full obituary to follow)
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Aaron Cline

October 10, 2016

FUNERAL SERVICES: Place: Miller & Miller Funeral Home Chapel Date: Friday ~ October 14, 2016 Time: 2:00 P.M. Interment: Cline Family Cemetery ~ Valliant, OK VISITATION: the family will receive friends from 6:00-7:00 P.M., Thursday, October 13, 2016 at Miller & Miller Funeral Home, 201 East Wilson, Valliant, (full obituary to follow)
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Peggy Conaway

October 6, 2016

Peggy Jean (Holden) Conaway was born April 6, 1926 in Pittsburg, Oklahoma the daughter of Willard Charles Holden and Lilly Holden-Walker. Peggy married Charles L. Conaway on May 17, 1947 in Pampa, Texas. He preceded her in death on September 29, 2003. She is also preceded in death by her parents, a daughter, Charlotte Marie Tompkins, two sons: Charles Conaway, Jr., and Clifford Lee Conaway....
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Louis Pedrola

October 4, 2016

Louis Joe Pedrola was born August 2, 1934 in Cleveland, Ohio the son of Bruno O. Pedrola and Rose (Barcelli) Pedrola. Louis married Wanda Hunt on August 17, 1990 in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was a member of the Plumbers Union in California and a member of the Rufe Baptist Church and had lived in the Rufe area since 1995. Louis enjoyed fishing, hunting and gardening. He also enjoyed being around...
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Reta Mae Mantooth

October 2, 2016

Reta Mae Mantooth, age 91, was born April 25, 1925 in Idabel, OK, the daughter of Solon and Ida Mae Pelt. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a son, Darell Mantooth, one sister and three brothers. Reta was a homemaker. SURVIVORS INCLUDE: two sons, Billy R. Clark and wife, Jill of Ardmore, OK and Ronald Gene Mantooth of Hugo, OK; three grandchildren; one great...
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Marion Smith

September 30, 2016

Marion Smith was born February 23, 1976 in Idabel, OK the son of Earl Ray Smith, Sr. and Geneva (Houchin) Smith and had lived in the Boswell area the last 9 years .Marion enjoyed hunting, fishing and riding horses. He loved sitting beside a bonfire and spending time with his family and friends. He is preceded him in death by his parents. Survivors include: include his sons: Shelby Smith of...
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Patrick Birdwell

September 29, 2016

Patrick Blaine Birdwell was born November 3, 1978 in Texarkana, Texas the son of James Michael Birdwell and Genice Birdwell-Tyler Patrick departed this life on Thursday September 29, 2016 at the age of 37 years, 10 months and 28 days. He is preceded him in death by his father. Patrick graduated from Woodman High School in Pensacola, FL. He played football at Arkansas State University and...
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Joe Stubbs

September 25, 2016

Joe W. Stubbs, age 82,was born June 4, 1934 to Charles D. Stubbs and Katie (Morris) Stubbs in Sunkist, OK. He was the ninth of ten children. Joe was preceded in death by his parents, one infant sister, Helen Ann Stubbs and four brothers, Howard Stubbs, James E. "Bill" Stubbs, Jack Stubbs, and Dillard Stubbs. Joe liked to visit with anyone and talk about old times and tell stories. He was...
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Winford W. R. or Buddy Murray

September 22, 2016

Winford Ray "Buddy" Murray was born April 6, 1936 in Lubbock, Texas the son of Winford Olvis Murray and Lucille (Chapman) Murray and had lived in Garvin since 1996 moving from Lubbock, TX. He married Sarah Brown on May 28, 1961 in Marlin, TX. Buddy served in the Army National Guard. He was a member of the Valliant Masonic Lodge and enjoyed hunting and coin collecting. Survivors include: his...
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Sidney Gloyne

September 20, 2016

Sidney Ray Gloyne, 61, of Boswell, Oklahoma left this world on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 in Plano, Texas. He was born on December 7, 1954 in Wabasha, Minnesota. He graduated from Plainview High School in 1972. He was a Corporal in the United States Marine Corps and served from 1972 to 1978. Sid had great appreciation for agriculture having farmed, ranched and established the family...
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Dee Stuart Worthington

September 19, 2016

Dee (Stuart) Worthington began her journey thru life in Garvin, Oklahoma on March 16, 1941. She was the youngest daughter of Paul and Avis (Ewell) Stuart. As a child, she and her family were migrant workers traveling from Oklahoma, harvesting crops starting in New Mexico working their way through each state and finally ending the harvest season picking apples in Washington. These years set the...
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Clara Conaway

September 14, 2016

Clara Marie Conaway, age 45, was born July 4, 1971 in Auburn, Washington and had lived most of her life in Hugo prior to moving to Antlers. Clara never met a stranger. She enjoyed talking to people and texting on her phone. She loved animals, enjoyed fishing and being outdoors, but most especially, she enjoyed going to church. Clara was preceded in death by two brothers, Bob Cawley and Ben...
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Leah Cummings

September 10, 2016

Leah Michal Cummings, age 29, was born May 10, 1987 in Columbia, Missouri, the daughter of Kyle Cummings and Bonnie (Crawford) Cummings. She attended Linn Co. R-1 Grade School in Linneus, Missouri and graduated from Savanna High School in Savanna, Oklahoma in 2005. She was a member of the Savanna Bulldog Marching band and concert band playing the flute. Leah was a member of the Oak Grove Baptist...
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Thurman Middleton

September 9, 2016

Thurman Middleton, age 87, was born January 6, 1929 in Grant, OK, the son of Ed Middleton and Addie Mae (Gentry) Middleton and had lived in Grant for the past 14 years. His parents preceded him in death. Thurman married Hazel Bennett on January 24, 1954 in Yuma County, Arizona. She preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his parents, four sisters and two brothers. Thurman...
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Shellie Lee-Wilkerson

September 6, 2016

Shellie Manon Lee, age 49, daughter of Gaythal and Peggy (Burns) Lee was born on December 22, 1966 in Petersburg, TX. At the age of four Shellie and her family moved to Boswell, Oklahoma where she attended school. On October 15th 1999 Shellie met her soulmate Jim Wilkerson. They spent 17 years together. Shellie was a licensed insurance agent at Don Griggs Insurance agency for 17 years. She...
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Zelma "Zee" Elmore

September 6, 2016

Zelma "Zee" Elmore, age 75, was born April 22, 1941 in Clovis, NM, the daughter of Lawrence Earl Sloan and Lola (Hooten) Sloan and had lived in Boswell since 1997. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her son, Monty Dwayne Elmore on October 19, 2009 and a brother, Bobby Gene Sloan. Zelma married H.D. "Bud" Elmore on November 26, 1958 in Earth, Texas. She retired...
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Billie Mae Fox

September 5, 2016

Billie Mae Whitson Fox, age 89, was born December 8, 1926 in Memphis, TX and was the daughter of Bill Pyron and Gertrude Johnson. She lived most of her life in the Hugo area. Billie was a strong woman of Christian faith and a member of the Baptist Church. She enjoyed fishing, gardening and spending time with family. Billie Mae's home and kitchen was always open to everyone; you could always...
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Francis "Frank" Neel

September 4, 2016

Francis Lloyd "Frank" Neel, age 88, was born March 21, 1928 in Beatrice, NE, the son of Cecil Neel and Alice (Nickle) Neel and had lived in Ft. Towson, OK since 1990. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Pearline Gunter Saddler, two sisters Gladys Watts and Loretta Prasek; also three brothers, Claude Neel, Lyle Neel and George Neel. Frank was a Korean War Veteran having proudly...
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Robert "Bob" McDonald

September 4, 2016

Robert "Bob" James McDonald was born November 9, 1936 in the Clear Creek Community "Valliant", Oklahoma the son of Mitchell McDonald and Melvina (Briley) McDonald. Bob enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping with family and friends. He worked for Weyerhaeuser as a forklift driver for many many years and made a great number of friends while working there. Bob was preceded in death by his...
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Jerry Willetta Archer

December 26, 1955 - September 3, 2016

Jerry Willetta (Bohot) Archer was born December 26, 1955 the daughter of Herbert Albert Bohot and Dorothy Jean (Spurill) Bohot. Jerry enjoyed sewing quilts and she loved to cook and experiment with her cook books. Jerry married Clarence Archer in 1973 in Wichita Falls, Texas and had lived in the Valliant area since 1991. Survivors include: her husband Clarence Archer; sons Robert Lee...
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Carlene Smith

August 26, 2016

Carlene Smith was born August 26, 1940 in Durant, OK the daughter of Carl Norman and Eula Mae (Smith) Norman and had lived in the Valliant area for over 40 years. She married Jesse Smith on December 19, 1959 in Valliant, OK. She was a member of the American Sportsman Club and Operation Teddy Bear for children in hospitals. She also served as president of Irving ISD P.T.A. for many years...
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Doris Kerr

August 18, 2016

Doris Brigitte (Adelmeier) Kerr, age 81, was born April 3, 1935 in Neckarsulm, Germany, the daughter of Erich Adelmeier and Gertrud (Baur) Adelmeier. She married Quanah Kerr on March 3, 1956 in Neckarsulm, Germany and proudly became a United States Citizen. Doris enjoyed traveling and learning about other cultures. She was a member of Dallas International Culture and Social Circle and a...
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Kenneth Harless

August 17, 2016

Kenneth Gary Harless, Sr. , age 79, was born October 27, 1936 in Delano, CA, the son of Roy Harless and Opal (Craddock) Harless and had lived most of his life in Boswell. Kenneth attended school at Iron Stob and Boswell. He married Marilene Hufford on August 22, 1954. In January, 1956 Kenneth joined the U.S. Army and was deployed to North Korea with the 277th U.S. Army Security Agency serving...
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Donna Methvin

August 15, 2016

Donna Anne Methvin, age 41, was born October 14, 1974, in DeQueen, AR, to James and Sheila (Becking) Hill. Donna grew up in Idabel, OK, with her three brothers, before moving to Hugo, OK. She and her husband, Chris, were married December 27, 1991, in DeQueen, AR. Donna was a loving wife, mother, Nonna, sister, aunt, and friend. She enjoyed spending time with her family, going out with her friends...
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Janet (Hull) Maddox

August 12, 2016

Janet Ann (Hull) Maddox was born May 10, 1954 the daughter of John Ralph Hull and Jeanetta Ann (Edge) Hull and had lived most of her life in the Soper and Boswell area. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her son, Walt Johnson. Janet married Jack Maddox on June 15, 2002 in Hugo. She had worked as an LPN at Baptist Village, Lane Frost Health and Rehab, Homestead...
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James Claborn

August 10, 2016

James Larry Claborn was born June 8, 1959 in Idabel, OK the son of H. J. "John" Claborn and Margie Lee (Guest) Claborn. James departed this life on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 and he is preceded in death by his parents. SURVIVORS INCLUDE: his sisters: Diane Armstrong & husband Franky of Valliant, OK and Barby Lantroop of Millerton, OK; brothers: Jerry Claborn of Valliant, OK, Johnny Claborn &...
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Dorothy Gilmore

August 8, 2016

Dorothy Ann Gilmore, age 76, was born April 13, 1940 in Mountain Home, Arkansas, the daughter of Webster Edison Thornton and Lela O. (Kesterson) Thornton and had lived in Hugo for over 35 years prior to moving to Durant, OK. She married Wilbur Glenn "Bob" Gilmore on February 5, 1957 in Raton, New Mexico. He preceded her in death on January 28, 2012. She was also preceded in death by her parents,...
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Virginia Collins

July 30, 2016

Virginia Ann (Ayres) Burchfield Collins, age 79, was born January 8, 1937 in Waldron, AR, the daughter of James and Jessie (McCartney) Ayres and had lived in the Ft. Towson area since 1978. Her parents preceded in death. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, James Burchfield, her second husband, Robert Collins, a son, Darren Lee Burchfield; two grandchildren, B.J. Burchfield and...
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Larry Cantrell

July 26, 2016

Larry Hershel Cantrell, age 65, was born February 3, 1951 in the Mound Grove Community near Valliant, OK, the son of John Buck Cantrell and Jewel (McBride) Cantrell. Larry had lived in Valliant, OK and Boswell, OK prior to moving to Rattan in 1993. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters, Carthel Cantrell, Calvin Cantrell, Elvis...
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Harold "Baldy" Green

July 23, 2016

Harold "Baldy" Green, age 86, was born February 28, 1930 in Rattan, OK, the son of R.O. Green and Lucille (Duncan) Green and had lived all of his life in the Rattan area. Baldy married Estelle Manous in May of 1950 in Hot Springs, AR. She preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his parents, a son, Keith Green, a brother, Kenneth Green, an infant brother, Floyd Dean Green and...
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William Mote

July 23, 2016

William Lee Mote, age 76, was born October 23, 1939 in Ft. Towson, OK the son of Waford Mote and Ola Mae (Payne) Mote and had lived most of his life in Ft. Towson. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Donna (Taylor) Mote; two sons, William Lee Mote, Jr. and Edward Leon Mote; brother, Ed Mote and sisters, Ruth Phelps and Marilyn Trull. William was...
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J.B. Stillwell

July 22, 2016

James Beary "J. B." Stillwell, 84, was born June 5, 1932 in Soper, OK, the son of Albert Frederick Stillwell and Betty Lafayette (Wharton) Stillwell and had lived most of his life in Soper. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by two daughters, Lavena Stromire and Vanessa McMahan, great grandson, Gavin Jones; brother, Wilburn Stillwell and sisters, Wilma Truesdell,...
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Eunice Cochran

July 22, 2016

Eunice Corlou Cochran, age 84, was born April 18, 1932 in Rattan, OK, the daughter of Sam Johnston and Ellie (Gaylor) Johnston and had lived all of her life in the Choctaw County area. She married Orville Cochran on May 15, 1950 in Apple, OK. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents, a daughter, Villine Cochran, two sisters, Jackie Foster and Darline Robertson and...
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Jan (Morse) Jones

July 21, 2016

Frankie "Jan" Jones was born April 17, 1940 in Rattan, OK, the daughter of Frank Morse and Ova (Carter) Morse. She grew up in Rattan, OK and spent most of her life in the Rattan area. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Jerry Morse. Jan loved having fun and laughing. She enjoyed going to yard sales, anything that sparkled and also enjoyed crafts,...
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Marcus Downum

July 16, 2016

Markus Anthony Downum was born September 20, 1991 in Los Banos, CA the son of Thomas Downum and Billie (Stigall) Downum. Markus liked to fish, ride four wheelers and go mudding. He is preceded in death by his father. SURVIVORS INCLUDE: his mother, Billie (Stigall) Simpson of Chattanooga, TN, brothers: Bradley Downum of Idabel, OK, Ryan Canant of Holly Creek, OK and Zack Churchwell of...
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Gerald "Steve" Newsom

July 13, 2016

Gerald Steven Newsom was born February 15, 1965 in Oklahoma City, OK the son of Gerald Newsom and Christine (Hicks) Newsom. Gerald grew up in Manchester, TX and had lived in Valliant for the last 2 years. He married Tonya Wyatt on August 10, 1992 in Clarksville, TX. Gerald served in the US Army, loved studying his Bible and spending time with his family. He is preceded in death by his father....
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Johnny Ray Young

July 11, 2016

Johnny Ray Young, age 67, was born August 5, 1948, the son of John Franklin Young and Ruth Ann (Blankenship) Young and lived in the Apple Community. He was preceded in death by his father, John Franklin Young, baby son, Johnny Ray Young, Jr., sister, Delores Ann Hill and grandsons Tate Young and Baylor Rice. Johnny was a veteran of the U.S. National Guard. He worked in his young life at...
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Hiram Bright

July 10, 2016

Hiram Glendon Bright, age 79, was born January 22, 1937 in Fulton, Arkansas the son of James Marcus Bright and Ava Lula (Ratliffe) Bright and had lived in Hugo since the 1980's. He married Barbara Beccari on December 10, 1957. She preceded him in death on January 10, 2016. He was also preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Barbara Moody and two brothers, Everett Bright and Jerry Bright. ...
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Cloia Chapman

July 22, 1921 - July 4, 2016

Cloia Mignon (Merworth) Chapman was born July 22, 1921 in Red River County, Texas the daughter of Henry Merworth and Judea (Garner) Merworth and had lived all of her life in Red River County. Cloia loved gardening and canning and also liked to bake and cook. She was a member of the Philadelphia Church of God. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husbands, Euvie Arthur Peacock and...
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Renee Merriott

July 1, 2016

Renee Merriott, age 54, was born March 30, 1962 in Hugo, OK, the daughter of Oscar Throne and Mafelda (Simpson) Throne and had lived most of her life in the Ft. Towson area. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Gilbert Throne. Renee married Kevin Merriott on May 5, 1989. She was a homemaker, a home health provider and had also worked as a cashier at...
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Wilma Dansby

July 1, 2016

Wilma Sue (Tigner) Dansby was born February 10, 1926 in Albany, Oklahoma the daughter of Floyd Tigner and Susie Elizabeth (Castleberry) Tigner. She grew up on a farm in Albany and married Euril Lee "Buddy" Dansby on December 24, 1948. She was preceded in death by her husband and a son, Jerry Don Dansby, two brothers, Floyd Tigner, Jr. and Jack Tigner, a daughter in law, Patricia Ann Dansby...
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Danyn Smith

June 22, 2016

Danyn Chance Smith was born September 30, 1999 in Talihina, OK the son of Danny Lee Smith and Terri Lynn (Petty) Smith and had lived in the Valliant area all of his life. He is preceded in death by his mother, Terri Smith and grandparents Rev. Freddy & Darlene Smith. SURVIVORS INCLUDE: his father, Danny Smith, three sisters, Sarrah Vandenburg of Durant, OK, Shalena Karr of Holly Creek,...
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Leeta Henson

June 21, 2016

Leeta Marie Henson was born September 20, 1925 in Paris, TX, the daughter of David Wesley Brawner and Mary Leta (Harrison) Brawner and had lived most of her life in Hugo. Leeta married William "Bill" Henson on December 24, 1944. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Troy Lee Brawner. Mrs. Henson was an Opera Major at David Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN. ...
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Anita Scarborough

June 19, 2016

Anita Joyce Scarborough passed away on June 19th, 2016. Anita was born November 10, 1924 in Brownwood, Texas the daughter of John Embry Hallford and Mable (Conklin) Hallford.. She is preceded by death by her son, John Wesley Sullivan. Anita enjoyed shopping, especially for clothes and shoes. She loved her family. Survivors include: her daughter, Joyce Guest of Millerton, OK, two sisters:...
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Caral Parker

June 18, 2016

Caral Dean Parker, 82 passed away June 18, 2016 at Mannford, OK. He was born September 6, 1933 in Hugo, OK to Fred and Mary (Locke) Parker and lived for over 40 years in the Hugo area. Caral was preceded in death by his parents, a son, Richard Parker, brothers, Adrian Parker and Dwight Parker and sisters, Shelva Sue Houchens and Maleace Hill. His career in law enforcement began as a...
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Trysta Wyatt

June 15, 2016

Trysta Jaye Wyatt was born June 5, 2013 to "Eddie Wyatt and Decia Wyatt. Trysta enjoyed spending time with family & animals, story time and snuggling. She will be missed dearly, but was received with lots of open arms. Trysta is preceded in death by her maternal grandmother, Deborah Stewart Williams and her paternal grandparents, Edmon & Bessie Wyatt. SURVIVORS INCLUDE: her parents, Eddie &...
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Yvetta Cunningham-Weaver

June 8, 2016

Bonnie Yvetta (Reed) Cunningham-Weaver, age 87 of Valliant, OK passed away on June 8, 2016 at her home. Yvetta was born May 30, 1929 to Susie Hornbeck Reed and Ire Lee Reed. She loved to go to church and was a member of the Rufe Baptist Church. She also loved to work in her yard, play bingo and go to the Sr. Citizen Center. Yvetta was a loving mother, grandmother and friend to all. She...
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Paula Minyard

June 7, 2016

Pending obituary ~ Memorial Service to be held at a later date.
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Rosie Mae Raney-Cooper

June 6, 2016

Rosie Mae Raney-Cooper, age 83, was born October 3, 1932 in Hugo, OK, the daughter of Robert Franklin Babcock and Mable (Brown) Babcock and had lived all of her life in the Hugo area. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Charles "Snooks" Raney, her second husband, Arthur "Dot" Cooper, and two brothers, Robert Junior Babcock and Thomas Leon...
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Lynda Walker

June 4, 2016

Lynda Beth Walker, age 71, was born April 5, 1945 in Henrietta, OK, the daughter of Floyd Marler and Cody (Hardin) Marler and had lived for over 35 years in the Nelson community. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a son, Wesley Walker, Jr. and a sister, Mona Wilson. Lynda married Wesley Walker on August 12, 1961 in Henrietta, OK. She enjoyed card games,...
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Eddie Smith

June 4, 2016

Eddie Dean Smith was born September 7, 1947 in Bluff OK and passed away on June 4, 2016 at the Oklahoma Veterans Center in Talihina, OK. Eddie enjoyed trucking, fishing, hunting and watching westerns but most of all he loved his family. He served in the military proudly for seven years as a Sgt. E5. Eddie was awarded two medals of commendation and a bronze star after three tours of duty in...
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Ellen Horton

June 3, 2016

Ellen Marie Horton, age 73, was born August 28, 1942, the daughter of Lawson Alexander Key and Georgie Elizabeth (Williams) Key and had lived most of her life in Ft. Towson. She married James "Rooster" Horton on June 25, 1961 in Ft. Towson. He preceded her in death on November 24, 2012. She was also preceded in death by her parents. Ellen was a great Mom and everyone's "MeMaw". She enjoyed...
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Boyd Covington

May 31, 2016

On May 31, 2016 Boyd Newton Covington started the final part of the life cycle which is eternity with God. He was born in the Hugo area on 1/31/1949 to parents Marvin(Dee) Covington and Connie Covington who have passed into eternity. He was 67 years and 4 months old. There were three other children born to these parents. David Covington, a younger brother was waiting in heaven when Boyd...
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LaDonna (Lester) Smith

May 29, 2016

LaDonna (Lester) Smith was born October 26, 1971 in Antlers, OK and had lived all of her life in the Hugo area. She loved listening to music and spending time with her girls, nieces, nephews and friends. SURVIVORS INCLUDE: her husband, Mike Smith; daughters, Laci Wood, Virginia Marie Smith and Rachel Lea Smith all of the home; mother, Helen Taylor of Soper; sister, Donna Kay Higgins of...
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Judith Day

December 20, 1939 - May 27, 2016

Judith Ann Day was born December 20, 1939 in Arlington, TX, the daughter of Roy Lee Vaughan and Opal (Harris) Vaughan and had lived over 45 years in Ft. Towson, OK. Judith married Verlon Wayne Day on March 24, 1964 in Arlington, TX. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents; and one son, Verlon Wayne "Splinter" Day, Jr. Judith was a homemaker and owned and...
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Michael Self

May 21, 2016

Michael Worley Self , age 15, was born October 6, 2000 in Durant, OK and had lived all of his life in Chicota, TX. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, going mudding and dancing. He also loved music. Michael was an active member of Chisum Trails Cowboy Church youth group, Powderly, TX. He was also a member of FFA. He was preceded in death by grandparents, H.L. "Hoot" and Doris Self; aunts: Rhonda...
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Eddie Tacker

May 18, 2016

Eddie LeRay Tacker was born December 23, 1954 in San Fernando, CA the son of Shephard Tacker and Billie (Scroggins) Tacker. Eddie married Betty Grabeel on March 23, 1984 in Hugo, OK and had lived in the Millerton area since 1994. Eddie liked to mow and was called Mr. "Fixit" because he was always tinkering. He loved his family and loved animals. Eddie was preceded in death by his parents,...
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