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Altha Alder

February 22, 2017

Altha Mae Alder, age 84, was born June 24, 1932 near Soper, OK, the daughter of A.R. (Richard) Henson and Golie (Vaughan) Henson. She grew up in the Soper area and attended Soper Public School. She was a graduate of Blackwell School of Practical Nursing (1954) and had an associate's degree in nursing from Paris Junior College, Paris, Texas (1975). Altha worked as a hospital nurse for thirty years...
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James "J.W." Wheeler

February 20, 2017

James Windel "J.W." Wheeler, age 88, was born September 13, 1928 in Walters, OK, the son of Johnny B. Wheeler and Effie Mae (Lee) Wheeler and had lived all of his life in the Spencerville area. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his son, Jimmy Wheeler, infant son, Dennis Wheeler, step son, Floyd Baker, sister, Margie Pulliam, and brothers, Cecil Wheeler, Dewey...
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Carol Cochran

February 15, 2017

Carol Lou Justice Cochran, age 76, was born September 24, 1940 in Paris Texas to Alvie and Lona (Rhodes) Justice. She was married to Joe Drinnon, with whom she had 5 daughters. They divorced after many years of marriage. Later, she married Wade Cochran, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by several other loved ones including both of her parents, a grandson, Samson Byrd; her...
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Robert Sellers

February 14, 2017

Robert Wayne Sellers, age 68, was born June 23, 1948 in Paris, TX, the son of R.L. Sellers and Lucy (Spencer) Sellers and had lived over 40 years in the Hugo area. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Pauline (McCann) Sellers. Robert enjoyed fishing, hunting, and sleeping. He was of the Pentecostal faith. SURVIVORS INCLUDE: brother, Mark Sellers of...
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Roy Pershica

February 13, 2017

Roy Benjamin Pershica, age 86, was born June 20, 1930 in Enville, OK, the sixth of eleven children born to Fred Pershica and Josephine (Pike) Pershica. He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Jenny, brothers, M.F., Don Joe, and LaVern; sisters, Lucille Vandenberg, Mary Gibbs and Lona Mae Pershica. Roy proudly served in the U.S. Navy for seven years and then went back to Kingston...
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Mary Morris

September 30, 1958 - February 12, 2017

Mary Rose Morris was born September 30, 1958 in Pendleton, Oregon, the daughter of Troy Albert Cherry and Daisy (Cunningham) Cherry and had lived in Ringold since 1968. Mary had been a fire chief for the Ringold Volunteer Fire Department and was a member of the Federated Tribe of Umatilla. Mary loved fishing, going to the casino and cooking for her family. Her grandchildren were her greatest...
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Sue Baker-Houser

April 9, 1935 - February 10, 2017

Wanda Sue Baker-Houser was born April 9, 1935 in Millerton, OK, the daughter of Raymond Mooney and Tarlia (Cogburn) Mooney and had lived all of her life in the Millerton/Garvin area. She married Woodward Baker on August 9, 1949. Later in life, she married Doc Houser. Sue enjoyed fishing, hunting, sewing and family gathering. She also enjoyed her two dogs. Sue was preceded in death by her...
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Terry Fees

February 8, 2017

Terry Lee Fees, age 58, was born August 17, 1958 in Concordia, Kansas, the son of Don Fees and Phyllis (Cox) Fees. He grew up in Concordia, Kansas and had lived for the past nine years in Hugo. Terry married Mimi Neinast on January 25, 2008. He was a caretaker of disabled people and was of the Methodist faith. Terry loved his dogs, loved his family, enjoyed being a caretaker and loved to joke...
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Mary Parsons

February 8, 2017

Mary Ernest (Mills) Parsons went to be with her Lord on February 8, 2017. She was born in Ft. Towson, OK on January 8, 1926 the daughter of Ernest Mills and Lena (Wolfe) Mills and had lived all of her life in Ringold, OK. Mary married H.A. "Spud" Parsons on December 12, 1941 in Ft. Towson, OK and he precedes her in death. She is also preceded in death by her parents, three brothers: Buster,...
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Robert "Bob" Baxter

February 5, 2017

Robert Wesley "Bob" Baxter, age 72, was born January 25, 1945 in Garvin, OK, the son of Kirk Baxter and Johnnie Elizabeth (Reich) Baxter and had lived most of his life in the Garvin area. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Johnny Kirk "J.K." Baxter. Bob grew up picking cotton, raising cattle, and, at times, helping in his parents' small grocery store...
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Marilyn Flowers

February 1, 2017

Marilyn Sue Flowers, age 76, was born August 9, 1940 in High Hill OK, the daughter of James Morehead and Nancy Elizabeth (Dalton) Morehead. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one brother, Robert Morehead and two sisters, Wanda Faye Morehead and Juanita Greer. Marilyn traveled a lot when her husband was living, visiting most of the 50 states. She enjoyed...
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Ruth Young

January 31, 2017

Ruth Ann Young, age 83, was born June 30, 1933 in Watonga, OK, the daughter of William Blankenship and Farra (Mathews) Blankenship. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husbands John Franklin Young and Bo Wilson, brother, Bill Blankenship, sisters, Allene Pulliam and Corrine Blankenship; daughter, Delores Ann Hill, son, Johnny Ray Young, grandsons, Ronald Franklin Jones and Johnny Ray,...
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Shirley Grimmett

January 30, 2017

Shirley Janice Grimmett, age 79, was born April 9, 1937 in Sobol, OK, the daughter of Grady Lawless and Mamie (Williams) Lawless and had lived most of her life in the Ft. Towson area. She married Jack Grimmett on January 5, 1953 in Paris, TX. He preceded her in death on March 28, 2015. She was also preceded in death by her parents. Shirley was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith. She was...
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Rosemary Taylor

January 29, 2017

Rosemary Taylor, age 66, was born September 22, 1950 in Rufe, OK, the daughter of John Reeves and Nonie (Cook) Reeves and had lived over 40 years in Ft. Towson. She married Marshall Lee "Buzz" Taylor on April 3, 1970 in Ft. Towson. He preceded her in death on October 17, 2016. She was also preceded in death by her parents and a son, Jimmy George Taylor. Rosemary loved raising kids, liked to...
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Gene Allen Davis

January 22, 2017

Gene Allen Davis, age 65, was born March 18, 1951 in Lepanto, Arkansas, the son of George Ellis Davis, Sr. and Etma Banks (Welch) Davis. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a son, Gene Allen Davis, Jr., a sister, Martha Faye Lutz and a brother, Robert O. Davis. Gene was a 1970 graduate of Colorado City High School, Colorado City, Texas. He was an avid NASCAR...
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Helen Taylor

January 18, 2017

Helen Virginia Taylor, age 65, was born November 14, 1951 in Floydada, TX, the daughter of R.B. Lester and Catherine (Nelson) Lester. She married Billy Don Taylor in 1994 at DeQueen, AR. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents, a daughter, Ladonna Smith, sister, Lynda Lester and three brothers, Bob Lester, John Lester and Roy Lester. Helen was a certified...
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Patricia Ann "Pat" Davis

January 18, 2017

Patricia Ann "Pat" Davis, age 63, was born October 2, 1953 in Broken Arrow, OK, the daughter of Sam Albertson and Mary (Bates) Albertson and had lived in the Swink/Ft. Towson area since 1968. Her parents preceded her in death. Pat married Earl Lynn Davis on August 17, 1970 in Hugo, OK. She enjoyed sewing, baking, going hunting in Idaho and was always helping her husband in whatever he was...
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Donald Bailey, Jr.

January 15, 2017

Donald George Bailey, Jr. , age 50, was born December 16, 1966 in Claremore, OK, the son of Donald George Bailey and Inell (Pistubbee) Bailey. He was an Industrial Technician and a member of the Creek Nation of Oklahoma. Donald served his country in the U.S. Navy during operation, Desert Storm. His father preceded him in death. SURVIVORS INCLUDE: his son, Lane; mother, Inell Bailey of Hugo;...
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Loyd Roberts

January 15, 2017

Loyd Neal Roberts was born October 29, 1934 in Garvin, OK the son of Jimmy Roberts and Vesta Mac (Pitts) Roberts and had lived in this area all of his life. Loyd married Cherro Temple on January 14, 1957 in Hugo, OK the love of his life for 60 years. Loyd loved his family, friends and especially his Lord. He enjoyed playing his guitar, working on small engines, gardening, fishing and he never...
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Nancy Lindamood

January 9, 2017

Nancy Ruth Lindamood, age 61, was born September 23, 1955 in Oklahoma City, OK and had lived in Hugo since 1959. She married Arthur Joe Lindamood on April 21, 1973 at Goodland Chapel. Nancy was a registered nurse and had been employed with Paris Regional Hospital, Paris, TX, for over 20 years. Her most recent nursing duties at Paris Regional Hospital were in the cardiac cath lab having...
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Dale West

January 5, 2017

Dale Wayne West, age 57, was born December 4, 1959 in Blaine, Kentucky. He spent most of his life in Conroe, Texas but enjoyed the summers in Boswell with his grandparents, Wayne and Geraldine Hughes. Dale was a fisherman and loved horses and outdoor life. He was preceded in death by maternal grandparents, Wayne and Geraldine Hughes and paternal grandparents, Barton and Audie West. ...
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Glenda Carroll

January 2, 2017

Glenda Louise Carroll, age 74, was born July 29, 1942 in Sivells Bend, TX. She was preceded in death by her father, Clarence Galloway, her mother, Laura Beatrice Carroll, one brother, Louis Chancellor and two sisters, Gail Hickman and Lois Shirley. Glenda was a very selfless and humble woman. She loved intensely and fully. She was committed to her family and friends and was willing to give...
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Dorothy Lowe

January 2, 2017

Dorothy Mae (Morgan) Lowe was born August 9, 1925 in Ft. Worth, TX the daughter of Ray Morgan and Bessie (Page) Morgan. She married Jimmy Lowe in New Orleans, LA and he precedes her in death. She was also preceded in death by her sons: Bobby Cahoon and Brent Vaupel, a grandson, Waylon Vaupe, sisters: Louise Bateman and Faye Wenzel and two infant brothers. Dorothy had lived in the Millerton...
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Carlo Wilson

January 1, 2017

Carlo Gregory Wilson was born June 7 1993 in Gallup, NM the son of Eric Bennett Wilson and Karen (Williams) Watson. Carlo had lived in the Valliant area all of his life. He was a 2012 graduate of Valliant High School where he was active in the athlete program especially, football and basketball. When he wasn't playing sports he was cheering and encouraging his teammates. Carlo was always...
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Dorothy Songer

December 31, 2016

Dorothy Faye (Altenbaumer) Songer, age 86, was born April 20, 1930 the daughter of Clarence Altenbaumer and Audie (Magby) Altenbaumer and had lived in the Valliant area all of her life. Dorothy married Raymond L. Songer on April 20, 1946 and he precedes her in death. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Carlton Altenbaumer and Jerry Altenbaumer; two sisters, Jo Helen Christian and...
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Gary Wayne Hicks

December 26, 2016

Gary Wayne Hicks, age 50, was born July 16, 1966 in Dallas, TX, the son of Waymon Lee Hicks and Charlotte (Davis) Hicks. His father preceded him in death. Gary was a member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and was of the Christian faith. He enjoyed working on vehicles and fixing things. Most of all, he loved his sons. SURVIVORS INCLUDE: three sons, Colton Hicks and wife, Tarlyn of Alma,...
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Madeline Baker

December 23, 2016

Madeline Baker, age 73, was born March 2, 1943 in Broken Bow, OK, the daughter of Aaron James King and Olene (Battiest) King. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a son, Calvin Parnacher and three brothers, Leroy Orona, Johnny Orona and James King. Madeline was a homemaker and a member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. SURVIVORS INCLUDE: two sons, Steven...
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Irene Rouse

December 21, 2016

Zelma Irene Rouse was born November 30, 1926 in Hugo, OK, the daughter of Walter M. Rouse and Annie (Hanks) Rouse and had lived most of her life in Lancaster, TX. She was preceded in death by her parents; and siblings, Shorty Rouse, Susie G. Keylon and Bill Rouse. Zelma was employed by Burrough's Printing Company for over 30 years and a member of the Church of God. She enjoyed sewing,...
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Roy Montgomery

December 18, 2016

Roy Wood Montgomery, age 79, was born July 26, 1937 in Hugo, OK, the son of Henry Montgomery and Edna (Oakes) Montgomery and had lived most of his life in the Hugo area. His parents preceded him in death. Roy married Jan Wilson on July 5, 1959 in Stillwater, OK. He was a 1955 graduate of Hugo High School and obtained his Bachelors of Science Degree from Oklahoma State University, Stillwater,...
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Paula Oestmann

December 18, 2016

Paula Jean Kropp Oestmann went peacefully to her heavenly home on December 18, 2016 at her home in Millerton, OK. She was born February 19, 1955 at Luke Air Force Base in Phoenix, Arizona, the daughter of Paul and Ida B. Chapman Kropp. She graduated from Holton High School in Holton, Kansas in 1973 and Clark's Business School of Topeka in 1974. She married Joe S. Oestmann on April 3, 1976. ...
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Harold "Chock" Harkins

December 17, 2016

Harold Wayne "Chock" Harkins, age 75, was born April 24, 1941 in Borger, TX, the son of Al Harkins and Jane (Miller) Harkins and had lived most of his life in Ft. Towson prior to moving to Hugo. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a son, Richard Wayne Harkins, step daughter, Reesa Lemons, brother, Ronald Harkins, and sister, Dixie Widing. Chock was a welder and...
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Grover " Dean" George

December 17, 2016

Grover Dean George was born October 5, 1943 in DeQueen, AR the son of Grover Junior George and Faye Isabel (Tolison) George. Dean married Brenda White on May 1, 1965 at the Redland Methodist Church in Redland, OK. Dean had been a Minister since 1986 and was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Tishomingo, OK. He loved to fish, coach baseball and play with his grandkids. Dean was a...
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Mildred "Lorene" Moss

December 16, 2016

Mildred Lorene (Cantrell) Moss, age 86 went to her heavenly home on Friday December 16, 2016. She was born April 24, 1930 in Alikchi, Oklahoma the daughter of Clint Cantrell and Mary Euphemia (Plymate) Cantrell. Lorene married O.M. "Cotton" Moss on August 24, 1946 in Paris, Texas and he preceded her in death on November 8, 2008. She was also preceded in death by her parents, one brother and...
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Roy Morris

December 15, 2016

Roy Morris was born December 3, 1947 in Wright City, OK, the son of Barry Morris and Sylvia (Graves) Morris. Roy married Ivaline Priddy on January 5, 1978 in Hugo, OK. He was preceded in death by his parents; and two sons, Roy Glen Morris and Clint Morris. Roy was a well-groomed working man who enjoyed his home and small herd of cows-his pride and joy; they brought a smile to his face. He...
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Corey Jo Harvey

December 15, 2016

Corey Jo Harvey was born on July 6, 1990 in Hugo, OK to Carrie Ritchie and Vernest James Harvey, Sr. She graduated from Durant High School in 2008. Corey enjoyed anything to do outdoors, hanging out with family and friends, going to the lake or just sitting around listening to music. Corey lived life as a Free Spirit. SURVIVORS INCLUDE: mother, Carrie Purcella of Arthur City, TX; father,...
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Judy Pendergrass

December 14, 2016

Judy Dianne Pendergrass, age 67, was born February 20, 1949 in Lamesa, Texas, the daughter of F.L. Pendergrass and Mary (Ivey) Pendergrass and had lived most of her life in Boswell. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a son, Bradley Nelms, a brother, Gary Pendergrass, a sister, Billie Herrington and a great granddaughter. Judy enjoyed reading, doing word...
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Anie Brown

December 12, 2016

Anie Margaret Brown, age 78, was born June 16, 1938 in Ft. Towson, OK, the daughter of Waford L. Mote and Ola Mae (Payne) Mote and had lived all of her life in the Ft. Towson area. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Harvey Coleman Brown; brothers and sisters, William Mote, Ruth Phelps, Ed Mote and Marilyn Trull. Anie was a Certified Nurses Aide...
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Thomas Jacob A. "T.J." Parker

December 8, 2016

T.J. Parker, 19 years old, a senior at NLHS passed away suddenly on Thursday, December 8, 2016. He was surrounded by those who loved and cared deeply for him. T.J. enjoyed life fully. He loved people and loved being the center of attention. T.J. never met a stranger and made a tremendous impact on every life he touched. T.J. enjoyed participating in the special Olympics for bowling and...
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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

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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