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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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Terry Lynn Williams

May 17, 2016

Terry Lynn (Phillips) Williams, age 62, was born February 19, 1954 in Talihina, OK to Kathrine Leigh Phillips and was raised by her grandmother, Emma Phillips of Boswell, OK. She was preceded in death by her mother, Kathrine, Granny Phillips, five brothers, Larry Wayne Phillips, Floyd Clark, Jr., Michael Dewayne Clark, Jimmy Joe Clark, and Cameron Booth Clark and sister, Linda Marlene Clark. ...
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Sample Bryant

May 16, 2016

Sample Bryant of Valliant, OK passed away May 16, 2016. He was born May 23, 1930 in Slim, OK the son of Ed Bryant and Mary Etta (Musgrove) Bryant. He lived in this community all of his life and was affiliated with the Assembly of God Church. He worked as a logger and with the County Commissioner in District 3. He enjoyed farming, hunting, fishing and spending time with his family. He loved...
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Dee Ray Wynn

May 15, 2016

Darrel Ray "Dee Ray" Wynn, age 55, was born January 6, 1961 in Oklahoma City, OK, the son of James Wynn and Evelyn (Henson) Wynn and was a lifelong resident of the Soper area graduating from Soper High School. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Donnie Wynn and Royce Wynn. Dee Ray was a hard working, mischievous man who was always available to help...
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Kenneth Glover

May 8, 2016

Kenneth Ray Glover was born February 16, 1940 in Millerton, OK the son of Archie Glover and Ana Bell (Griffin) Glover. Kenneth lived in the Valliant area all of his life. He enjoyed watching westerns, fishing and riding his motorcycle. Kenneth loved his family. Survivors include: three sons: Jeff Glover of Paris, TX, Greg Glover of Ft. Towson, OK and Bradly Glover of Hugo, OK; a brother,...
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Ada Ensey

May 5, 2016

Ada Ensey, age 86, was born December 24, 1929 at James Ranch near Ringold, OK, the daughter of George Johnson and Amanda (Fennell) Johnson and had lived most of her life in Roff, OK prior to moving to Hugo. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Ensey, two sons, Earl Ensey and Roy Ensey, brothers and sisters, Ed Johnson, Virgil Davis, James...
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Preston Taylor

May 3, 2016

Preston Lee Taylor, age 69, was born May 3, 1947 in Wright City, OK, the son of Robert Lee Taylor and Josephine Lincoln (Wesley) Taylor. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Alice Fay Rodriquez and two brothers, Alford Ray Taylor and Joe Freeman Taylor. Preston married Evelyn James on April 1, 2016 in Paris, TX. He was a truck driver for 27 years and...
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Charles Culpepper

April 25, 2016

Charles William Culpepper, age 81, was born March 26, 1935 in Millerton, OK, the son of Tom Culpepper and Flora (Burns) Culpepper. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by four brothers, Joe Culpepper, Tommy Culpepper, Melton Culpepper and Dudley Culpepper. Charles was a school teacher and had taught at Broken Bow, OK, Fox, OK and Henrietta, OK. He was also an oil...
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Roy Pierce

April 24, 2016

Roy O'Del (O'Dell) Pierce was born on December 31, 1931 in Choctaw County, Oklahoma near Boswell. He went to his heavenly home on April 24, 2016. He passed away at St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa with his family by his side. His parents were Dee and Lillie Pierce. Lillie Pierce was a full-blood Choctaw Native American. Therefore, Boog was a one-half blood Choctaw. He was grateful to be of Native...
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Jerry W. Pebsworth

April 21, 2016

Jerry Wesley Pebsworth, age 75, was born August 18, 1940 in Bennington, OK, the son of Roscoe Pebsworth and Juanita (Moore) Pebsworth and had lived all of his life in Boswell. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Cathy Dill and a brother, Buddy Pebsworth. Jerry married Glynnie Krebbs on June 8, 1990 in Boswell. He was a Corrections Officer at...
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Josue "Tito" Adrianzen

April 18, 2016

Josue Roberto Adrianzen has touched the lives of MANY people in this world. Some people know him as Josh, but most call him TITO. In Tito's younger years, he was very mischievous. His mother said that when Tito, his sister Stefany, and his brother Martin were younger they played together and they would tie Stefany to a tree pretending to be Cowboys and Indians. Tito and Stefany were 4 and Martin...
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Mickey Beason

April 16, 2016

Michael James "Mickey) Beason, age 69, was born December 20, 1946 in Hugo, OK, the son of James Oscar Beason and Margaret Christine (Rankin) Beason 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 brother, Mark Beason. Mickey was a truck driver and was of the Baptist faith. Mickey was a very hard worker and had a passion for...
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Edna Pierce

April 12, 2016

Edna Louise Pierce, age 77, was born July 28, 1938 in Kansas, Illinois, the daughter of Robert Edward Wilson and June (Steeples) Wilson and had lived for the past 12 years in Durant after living most of her life in Midwest City, OK. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Christopher Clay Pierce, step daughter, Judy Murray, and two sisters, Roberta...
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Cameron Bilby

April 10, 2016

Cameron Michael Bilby was born September 15, 1994 in Tulsa, OK and grew up in the Tulsa and Rufe areas. He was a student at the Tulsa Welding School. Cameron loved spending time with family and friends. He also loved hunting, fishing, 4-wheeling, back roading with his friends and was a free spirit. Cameron is preceded in death by his great grandfather Francis Joe Cunningham. SURVIVORS...
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Daniel Cress

April 8, 2016

Daniel Larry Cress was born November 2, 1942 in Tacoma, WA, the son of Harry Elton Cress and Thelma (Strong) Cress. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a son, James Cress; his grandchild, Sabastian Pugh and two brothers, Bob Cress and Ted Cress. He married Shawn Beauman on November 2, 1990 in Boswell, OK HE LOVED! Our precious husband, dad, papa and friend...
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Johnny Lancaster

April 8, 2016

Johnny Thomas Lancaster was born February 14, 1946 in Norman, OK, the son of Herman Lancaster and Lois (Smith) Lancaster and had lived most of his life in the Ft. Towson area. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his grandparents, Johnny and Minnie Smith and his aunt, Bernice Wells. John Lancaster was a charming, handsome, hardworking man. He was loved by...
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Tommy Lusk

April 8, 2016

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Imogene Anna Porter

April 7, 2016

Imogene Anna Porter , age 81,was born August 21, 1934 in Hugo, OK, the daughter of Ted Songer and Donna (Bryant) Songer. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, James "Jimmy" Porter and three brothers, Jimmy Songer, Kenneth Songer and Roy Dale Songer. SURVIVORS INCLUDE: two sons, James "Shorty" Porter, Jr., of Hugo, OK and Johnny Porter of Broken Bow, OK; one daughter, Kathy...
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Robert Francies

April 4, 2016

Robert Lewis Francies, age 58, was born August 17, 1957 in Ft. Worth, TX, the son of George Jack Francies and Mary Joan (Colby) Francies. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death two brothers, Billy Dean Francies and Jack David Francies; a nephew, B.J. Richards and a sister in law, Carolyn Francies. Robert was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and worked at Hugo Furniture in...
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Mattie Thomas

April 3, 2016

Mattie Mae (Luper) was born October 22, 1941 in Garvin, OK the daughter of Richard Henry Lee Luper and Johnnie Agnes (Cole) Luper. Mattie loved flowers, quilting, her animals and to garden. She had worked for Weyerhaeuser for over ten years in Wright City, OK and worked for home health. Mattie is preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Jerry Luper and her husbands Charles Carter and...
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Benny Phillips

April 3, 2016

Benny Allen Phillips was born May 30, 1949 in Winnewood, OK the son of Elbert Phillips and Betsy (Amos) Phillips and lived in this area most of his life. Benny married Jerrica Cunningham on September 5, 2015 in Rufe, OK. He loved spending time with his family and enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing his guitar. Benny was a member of the Faithway Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his...
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Geraldine Hughes

March 29, 2016

Geraldine Lera (Neill) Hughes, age 99, was born October 14, 1916 at her family home in Boswell, OK. Geraldine was the seventh of nine children born to Joe Neill and Cleo Annie (Grise) Neill. Mrs. Hughes attended Boswell Public School for ten years, moving to the Cade community after the loss of her mother and graduated from Bennington Public School. In the Cade community, she met Wayne Hughes...
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Robert Goodwin

March 28, 2016

Robert Elden Goodwin was born on October 28, 1972 in Oklahoma City, OK, the son of Bob B. Goodwin and Gwen M. (Miller) Goodwin. Robert started first grade at Fort Towson Elementary and graduated from Fort Towson High in 1990. Robert had a lifelong love of baseball. He started pee-wee league and at the age of 12 pitched and played first base in the Babe Ruth Little League World Series. He...
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Marvin Coffey

March 25, 2016

Marvin Marlin Coffey was born February 2, 1946 in Garvin, OK the son of Oscar Holman Coffey and Lillian May (Logan) Coffey and had lived in the Valliant Area most of his life. Marvin married Anita Strickland on November 4, 1993 in DeQueen, AR. Marvin was a proud Vietnam War Veteran. He served as a Corporal in the United States Marine Corps. and had received the Presidential Unit Citation. ...
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Hazel Beene

March 24, 2016

Hazel Mae (Wilcutt) Beene was born November 24, 1927 in Bowlegs, OK the daughter of Beldon Wilcutt and Cora Ethel (McIntosh) Wilcutt. Hazel married Carl Edward Beene on September 6, 1941 in Swink, OK and he precedes her in death. She is also preceded in death by parents, a brother, Tom Wilcutt, a half sister, Inez Whitson, grandsons, Danny Harrison and Eddie Harrison, a great grandson, Justin...
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Della Risinger

March 22, 2016

Della June Risinger, age 81, was born April 18, 1934 in Piggot Arkansas and had lived for the past two and one half years in Bennington, OK. She was preceded in death by her mother, Flora Elizabeth Welty, father, Ira Welty, brother, Curtis Toombs, great grandson, Drayton Dale Male and the father of her daughter, Britton Risinger. Della enjoyed fishing, gardening, crafts and traveling. She...
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Charles Bates

March 17, 2016

Charles Eugene Bates was born September 2, 1974 in Hugo, Ok. Charles married Elizabeth Buster on March 26, 1994 in Millerton, OK. His mother, Barbara (Bates) Alvarez precedes him in death. Charles enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and the outdoors. He was also a prankster. SURVIVORS INCLUDE: wife, Elizabeth "Beth" Buster, son, Justin Bates of Valliant, OK; daughter, Heather Bates of Ft....
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Auddie Totty

March 12, 2016

Auddie Lee Totty, age 87, was born June 9, 1928 in Hope, Arkansas, the daughter of Oliver Hensley and Willie May (Tomlinson) Hensley and had lived in Hugo since 1969. She married Charles O. Totty, Sr. on October 6, 1945 in Clarksville, TX. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents, a son, Billy Joe Totty; a daughter, Judy Laney; three brother and four sisters. ...
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Lajuana Sue Phillip

March 10, 2016

Lajuana Sue Phillip was born December 30, 1928 in Boswell, Oklahoma, the daughter of Bob Phillip and Ella (Frazier) Phillip and had lived in the Boswell area all of her life. She departed this life on March 10, 2016 at the age of 87 years, 2 months and 10 days. Lajuana was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters, Nadine Bobb, Christine Simes and Etta Stevens and a nephew, Harry...
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Elige Payne

March 8, 2016

Elige Lee Payne was born October 7, 1925 in Boehler, OK. In his early years, Elige enjoyed square dancing, goat roping, calf roping, political speakings and barbecues. He loved going to any rodeo and was great friends with cowboys everywhere. Even though his heroes were cowboys, Elige enjoyed people from all walks of life. No matter where he went, people knew him and loved him. He had a way of...
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Jim Clark, Jr.

March 7, 2016

Jim Clark, Jr. , age 82, was born January 20, 1934 in Boswell, OK, the son of Jim Clark and Dolyn (Brown) Clark. He attended Elementary, Middle and High School at Boswell graduating in 1951. Jim attended one year at Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Durant and joined the U.S. Navy in 1952. While serving four years in the U.S. Navy, he served aboard the USS Floyds Bay (AVP-40) and USS...
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Lillie Jane LaFlore

March 6, 2016

Lillie Jane LaFlore, age 66, was born January 1, 1950 in Foreman, Arkansas, the daughter of William Miller and Julia (Whisenhunt) Miller and had lived in Hugo for over 30 years. She married Morris James LaFlore on October 19, 1985 in Rufe, OK. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her father and brothers, Billy Miller, David Miller and Tommy Miller. Lillie loved fishing,...
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Flora Joyce Hamill

March 6, 2016

Flora Joyce (Ball) Hamill, age 86, was born February 25, 1930 in Memphis, TX, the daughter of Edgar Ball and Lillian Orene (Stephens) Ball and had lived most of her life in Hugo and Sulphur Springs, TX. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by sister in law, Latricia Ball, a sister, Janie Christine Booth and her husband, Charles Booth and her brother, James Henry Ball...
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Sarah Hardy

March 5, 2016

Sarah Ellen Hardy, age 79, was born July 24, 1936 in Snow, OK and had lived in Hugo since 1978. Sarah was a member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and had been a Jehovah's Witness since 1973. She enjoyed sewing, reading, listening to religious music and reading the Bible. Sarah loved animals, especially cats and enjoyed nature. She was preceded in death by her mother, Ruth (Hardy) Ludlow,...
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Jimmy "Jimm" Jacobs

March 1, 2016

Jimmy Elvis Jacobs was born April 19, 1941 in Coalgate, OK the son of Bob Jacobs and Lillian (Howard) Jacobs. Jimm married Jackie Barnett on September 21, 1984 in Paris, TX and had lived in the Valliant area for over 40 years. He served in the US Army and in the Army Reserves for 26 years. Jimm was a member of the McCurtain County Historical Society, served on the Rural Water District #9...
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Lucille Rodriguez

March 1, 2016

Lucille Roselee Liescheski Rodriguez was born in Brenham, Texas on March 12 1948. There she grew up with 7 brothers and 2 sisters. She was the baby. When she was younger she helped on the family farm by picking cotton. She played basketball in Jr High, where her nickname was "Luc the Moose" because she was the tallest in her class. After her parents passed she moved in with her older brother...
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Alpha Jones

February 29, 2016

Alpha Mozell Jones was born December 20, 1923 in Atoka, OK, the daughter of Nelson Butcher and Mary (Rush) Butcher and had lived most of her life in Hugo prior to moving to Cooper, TX. She departed this life on February 29, 2016 at the age of 92 years, 2 months and 9 days. Alpha married Henry Jones on April 12, 1940 in Gay, OK. He preceded her in death on February 1, 1975. She was also...
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Linda Goodwin Oakes

February 27, 2016

Linda Goodwin Oakes, age 68, was born January 14, 1948 in Ft. Towson, OK the daughter of Robert Lee "Abe" Goodwin and Earie Ludener (Priddy) Goodwin. When she was young her family moved to California and stayed there several years, then moved back to the Sawyer area where she met her husband, Ernest Oakes. They were married on June 15, 1970. Linda was preceded in death by her parents and her...
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Forrest Jones

February 21, 2016

Forrest Alan Jones was born June 10, 1982 in Idabel, Oklahoma. He left this life to be with Jesus on February 21, 2016 at the age of 33. Forrest was preceded in death by his daughter Avery Ann Jones in 2010; grandparents, Ocal and Pauline Jones, grandfather, Floyd Donaldson, paternal great grandparents, Sherman and Gladys Hatcher, maternal great grandmother, Marjorie Morgan and maternal great...
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Altie Nadine Gilbreath

February 21, 2016

Altie Nadine (Wheeler) Gilbreath was born June 6, 1939 in Boswell, OK the daughter of William Sampson Wheeler and Mary Idaho (Brummett-Wheeler) Shastid. Altie served her country in the US Army. She married Edward Leo Gilbreath on October 3, 1964 in Durant, OK and they were together for over 50 years. He preceded her in death on February 5, 2015. She loved to sew, cook, hunt and fish. Altie...
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Charlet Doshier

February 21, 2016

Charlet Elice (Barker) Doshier was born July 11, 1960 the daughter of John Barker and Geneva (Parson) Barker. Charlet was preceded in death by her father, a daughter, Angel Doshier, two brothers: Thomas Barker and Cecil Barker and one sister, Marilyn Barker. She loved her grandkids, hunting and fishing. She also loved racing cars on dirt tracks. Charlet worked at Choctaw Memorial Hospital for...
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Michael Dale Adams, Jr.

February 20, 2016

Michael Dale Adams, Jr. age 35 ended his struggles with life on February 20, 2016 in Philadelphia, PA. Mike Jr. was born on October 4, 1980 in Irving, TX the son of Michael Dale Adams and Vicki Ann (Gravette) Adams. He traveled extensively, loved nature, music and was truly a "King of the Roads". Mike was preceded in death by his grandfather Hobert "PeePaw" Dale Adams and grandparents, Marvin...
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Billy Ray "Bill" Davis

February 19, 2016

Billy Ray "Bill" Davis, age 69, was born June 4, 1946 in Fresno, CA, the son of Woodrow Davis and Helen Neomi (Daniel) Davis and had lived most of his life in the Swink and Ft. Towson area. He married Judy Kay Mayberry on March 17, 1970 in Reno, NV. She preceded him in death on March 23, 2012. He was also preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Jerry Travis Davis and Woodrow "Smokey"...
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Terri L Smith

April 4, 1965 - February 18, 2016

Terri Lynn (Petty) Smith was born April 4, 1965 in Talihina, OK the daughter of Billy H. Petty and Marjorie Ann (Wilson) Petty. Terri married Danny Smith on May 24, 1999 in Texarkana, AR. Terri loved spending time with her family and wearing her blinged out jewelry and clothing. She also loved being a care giver. SURVIVORS INCLUDE: her husband, Danny Smith, a son, Danyn Smith of Valliant...
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Joyce Taylor

February 16, 2016

Joyce L. Taylor was born July 25th 1930 in Albion, Texas to Raymond and Tarlia (Cogburn) Mooney. Joyce married Bill Taylor on December 20th 1947 in Dequeen, Arkansas. She departed this world peacefully at her home on February 16, 2016 at the age of eighty-five. Joyce worked at the Swink Public School for twenty-nine years, where she loved the students she served. She retired in 1999. Joyce's...
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Hollie Green

February 14, 2016

Hollie Green, age 40, was born August 23, 1975 in Hugo, OK and had lived most of her life in the Messer area. She Married James Michael "Jim" Green on May 22, 1993 in Messer, OK. Hollie loved OU football, reading, and spending time with her family. She especially enjoyed watching her daughter play softball. She was preceded in death by a brother, Jimmy Don Garrison in 2004. SURVIVORS...
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Louis Burrell

February 14, 2016

Louis Sanford Burrell, Jr. was born on February 5, 1966 in Richmond, Virginia the son of Louis Sanford Burrell, Sr. and Phyllis (Crump) Burrell and had lived in the Valliant area since 2008. Louis married Adina Blackard on August 22, 2007 in Richmond, Virginia. He loved his wife and children. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Louis loved watching his daughter Cora play sports,...
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Joesef Till

February 12, 2016

Joesef DeWayne Till, age 24, was born May 11, 1991 in Ft. Wayne Indiana. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, James Henry Till of Ft. Wayne Indiana and niece Kylee Marie Latham of Natchez, MS. I Corinthians 13:4-7 NIV: Love is patient, love is kind, it does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud, it does not dishonor others, it is not self seeking, it is not easily angered, it...
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John Allen

February 12, 2016

John Levere Allen, age 64, was born on June 18, 1951 in Hugo, OK to his parents, John Allen and Norene Darling. He completed the 9th grade in Lubbock, TX and married Dail Goodwin on February 19, 1985. The Allen's moved back to Boswell, OK where John worked as a Maintenance Worker and Wood Framing Carpenter and Dail worked as a Registered Nurse (RN). He dedicated his remaining time to raising kids...
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Clifton Wayne Willett

February 12, 2016

Clifton Wayne Willett, age 60, was born August 18, 1955 in Boswell, OK, the son of John Wayne Willett and Claudie Gene (Stevenson) Willett Bond and had lived in this area all of his life. His father preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Gay Willett and two step fathers, Alfred Walker and Darrell Bond. Clifton graduated from Boswell High School in 1977 and was a...
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Peggie Cummings

February 8, 2016

Peggie Joyce Cummings, age 82, was born April 14, 1933 in Fannin County, TX, the daughter of Elzy Lee Morris and Ludie Vida (Pharr) Morris. She married Truman Cummings in February, 1955 at Gober, TX. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Randolph Morris. Peggie was a member of Grandview Baptist Church, Mesquite, TX working in the church nursery...
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Barbara Bumgarner

February 8, 2016

Barbara Ann (Allen) Bumgarner was born May 23, 1936 in Waynesville, North Carolina, the daughter of Louie Luther Allen and Lillian Belle (Estes) Allen. She had lived in Millerton since 1972. Barbara departed this life on February 08, 2016 in her home with family and friends at the age of 79. She is preceded in death by her parents. Barbara attended "The Meetin" Place (Formerly Millerton...
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Nettie Slaton

February 8, 2016

Nettie Jean (Wheeler) Slaton was born October 18, 1919 the daughter of Albert Wheeler and Effie (Collins) Wheeler. She passed from this life on February 8, 2016 at the age of 96. She lived most of her life in the Valliant area. Nettie married Elijah (Slim) Slaton on January 2, 1937; together they raised five children. They shared 57 years together and owned and operated Slims Grocery for...
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Lois Compston

February 8, 2016

Lois Wyatt-Baker Compston, age 94, was born August 14, 1921 in LeFlore County, OK the daughter of Millard Wyatt and Jewell (Griggs) Wyatt and had lived most of her life in the Holdenville, OK area prior to moving to Hugo in 2000. She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, Jim Baker and Roy Compston; two sons, Russell Baker and Tommy Baker; and a sister, Myrtle Lucas. Lois was a...
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Janna Parker

February 6, 2016

Janna Sue Parker, age 60, was born October 27, 1955 in Belton, TX, the daughter of Reginald Crass and Mona (Grant) Crass and had lived most of her life in the Temple, TX and the Salado, TX area before moving to Hugo in 2010. Her parents preceded her in death. Janna was a homebody and loved her cats and dogs. Her grandson, Ethan Michael was her pride and joy and she enjoyed spending as much time...
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Jack Cloud

February 3, 2016

Jackie Sheridin "Jack" Cloud, age 80, was born October 5, 1935 in Quinton, OK, the son of Bernie Cloud and Ruby (Mathis) Cloud and had lived most of his life in the Sawyer area. He married Helen Spears in February of 1954 at Lequire, OK. She preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his parents, a granddaughter, Sheridan Lynn Potts, a sister, Bonnie Pugh, brother, James Cloud and...
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Dennis V. Allensworth

January 30, 2016

Dennis V. Allensworth, age 78, was born February 14, 1937 in Rufe, Ok, the son of Leo Allensworth and Dovie (Tollett) Allensworth and had lived in the Antlers area for over 10 years. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a son, Denny Allensworth, a granddaughter, Brandi Allensworth and siblings, Lona Allensworth, Buster Allensworth, Flossie (Allensworth) Long, JB...
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Betty Cantrell

January 30, 2016

Betty Sue (Cain) Cantrell was born March 19, 1943 in Quinton, OK the daughter of Hubert Allen Cain and Johnnie (Donathan) Cain and had lived the Valliant area most of her life. Betty departed this lifeon January 30, 2016 at the age of 72 years, 10 mnths and 15 days. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Elvis Cantrell and a son, Presley Cantrell. She is also preceded in...
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Frances (Chancellor) Wallace

January 29, 2016

Frances Louise (Chancellor) Wallace was born June 29, 1983 in Ft. Sill, OK, the daughter of Louis Chancellor and Elisabeth "Beth" (Burgess) Chancellor and had lived most of her life in the Hugo area. Her father preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her grandparents, Robert and Helen Carroll and Charles and Elizabeth Reed. Frances graduated from Ft. Towson High School in 2001...
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Sherian Arthur

January 29, 2016

Sherian Kay Arthur, age 66, was born June 24, 1949 in Oklahoma City, OK, the daughter of James Wilson and Dollie (Mings) Wilson and had lived for 15 years in Newalla, OK and the past 20 years in Shawnee, OK. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a son, Blake Arthur and a brother Ronnie Wilson. Sherian married William Edward Arthur on July 3, 1964 in Gainesville...
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Claude White

January 29, 2016

Claude Elbert White was born June 3, 1936 in Swink, OK the son of Bert White and Jimmie (Earthman) White and had lived in the Swink area all of his life. Claude was a member of the Watermill Freewill Baptist Church in Valliant, OK. He married Joy Mae Piearcy on December 4, 1954 in Hugo, OK and she precedes him in death. He is also preceded in death by his parents and his siblings, Doug White...
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Kathy Bobb

January 27, 2016

Kathy Gale Bobb, age 58, was born January 13, 1958 in Dallas, TX and had lived in Boswell since 2001. She married David Bobb, Sr. on October 19, 1974 in Boswell. Kathy worked at Choctaw Memorial Hospital in Hugo as a Phlebotomist for over 15 years and was pursuing her nursing degree at Kiamichi Technology Center. She had previously worked at Denton Regional Hospital in Denton TX. Kathy enjoyed...
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Earie Ludener (Priddy) Goodwin

January 25, 2016

Earie Ludener (Priddy) Goodwin, age 88, was born February 24, 1927 in Ft. Towson, OK, the daughter of John B. Priddy and Minnie Mae (Flower) Priddy and had lived all of her life in the Sawyer area. Ludener married Robert Lee "Abe" Goodwin on March 29, 1947 in Hugo. He preceded her in death on June 12, 2012. She was also preceded in death by her parents, a daughter, Glenda June Marshall; grandsons...
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Dora Delozier

January 24, 2016

Dora Dean Delozier , age 63, was born January 12, 1953 in Hugo, OK, the daughter of Harold Dean Hinsley and Bertha (Babcock) Hinsley and had lived for 30 years in Texas, the past nine years in Sachse, TX. Her parents preceded her in death. Dora married Jerry Wayne Delozier on July 29, 1987 in Texarkana, AR. She was a hairdresser for many years and was also an Apartment Leasing Manager. She...
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Carmen Wren-Gay

January 24, 2016

Carmen Wren-Gay was born May 23, 1927 in Marfa, TX, the daughter of Casimiro Sanchez and Gabina (Rodriguez) Sanchez and had lived most of her life in Hugo. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Trinidad Sanchez and Paula (Baeza) Sanchez, maternal grandparents, Celso Rodriguez and Marcela (Evaro) Rodriguez; Her sisters, Clementa Sanchez and...
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