Lee Estep is set to officiate, and burial will follow at Little Cemetery north of Seminole. She was predeceased by many years by her husband, Samuel S Yolles. A Marcusean Infusion by Ajit Pyati Years later, he is studying political science when his parents and sister die in an influenza outbreak. After he was honorably discharged, he sold real estate and went into business with his brother selling auto supplies. Pleasant Baptist Church in Shawnee.
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Barnett and worked as a television repairman in California before moving to Seminole several years ago. His parents, wife Clara June 19, and one sister, Tollie Zitterkopf preceded him in death. No services are scheduled at this time for Earlsboro resident Doris Elaine Barnhill. Barnhill, 59, died Saturday, Nov.
She was born Dec. He died Thursday, Aug. He graduated from Lovington High School in , and attended Southwestern State College were he and his brother Haydon were members of the Bulldog football team.
He received his Administration degree at the University of Oklahoma in In , he moved to Cunningham, Kan. After coaching in Kiowa, Kan. Joe moved to Seiling, Okla. He served as high school principal in Cordell, Okla.
He also served as assistant superintendent in Purcell, Okla. In , he became the assistant superintendent in Seminole. He retired from Seminole Public Schools in after 37 years of service in public education. Joe enjoyed life and was a mentor for many. His favorite things to do after retiring was being with his family and friends, playing golf, entertaining his three grandchildren, wood working with his son Mike and watching his son Steve coach high school football.
Services are scheduled for Saturday, Aug. Randy Potter and Rev. Condolences may be sent to the funeral home website at www. Box , Seminole, OK Funeral services for former longtime Seminole County resident Mary Louella Beckwith are scheduled for 2 p.
Monday at the Pentecostal Church of Cromwell with Rev. Barney Gibson and Rev. Will Gordon to officiate. Beckwith, 37, died Thursday, March 17, in Oklahoma City. Beckwith was a member of the House of Prayer Church of Okemah and was a housewife who enjoyed singing in the church and fishing. Services for Seminole resident Ralph Lee Ball are scheduled for 10 a. Bell, age 74, died Thursday, Nov. Pallbearers will be James C. Messages of condolences may be sent to the family at www.
Seminole resident Cleve Beller died Sunday, Jan. Beller and Lena Fleming Beller. Beller graduated from OU medical school in , and served his internship and residency at St. While at Los Alamos, he learned about treating patients and accident victims that were exposed to the Atom Bomb.
After leaving the Army, he returned to OU for a residency and fellowship. He set up a radioactive isotope laboratory in Oklahoma. Beller of Seminole and one grandchild.
Funeral services for Konawa resident Richard Allen Bemo are scheduled for 1 p. Wednesday at Spring Baptist Church in Sasakwa. Bemo was an employee at Tinker Air Force Base for 30 years. The body will lie in state at the home from Sunday at 4 p. Wake services for Nell Marie Bemo are scheduled for 6: Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.
Thursday at Greenleaf Baptist Church with Rev. Bemo was born March 26, to Andy and Sallie Hulwa. At the age of 69, she died June 19, Funeral services for former Seminole County resident Bobby Benefield are scheduled for 1 p.
Wednesday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. Glen Eaves and Carlyle Gargis will officiate. Benefield, age 72, died Saturday, May 7, at a local nursing home. He was born Aug. He attended 18 different grade schools and junior high school. He also received numerous other professional training.
Kerr Research Lab in Later he owned and operated Environmental Resource Technologies Laboratory before retiring in Bennett beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend, died Thursday, Aug. Ed graduated from Seminole High School as a Valedictorian and class president in He continued his education by attending The University of Oklahoma, College of Pharmacology, where he graduated in May of Ed took a job at the pharmacy with the Veterans Administration Hospital in Oklahoma City where he worked for 32 years, achieving the title of Chief of Pharmacy.
Ed was hardworking, energetic, outgoing and loved by everyone. He enjoyed playing golf, but his true passion was love for his family. There are no funeral services planned for former Maud business owner and resident Paul W. Bennett, of Vista, Calif. Bennett, 75, died Tuesday, April 5, at his home of cancer. He was born March 7, in Colony. Bennett served in the United States Navy and retired from self-employment in Memorial donations may be made to Hospice by the Sea, S.
Monday at First United Methodist Church. Berg, 83, died Thursday, April 14, in Oklahoma City. She and her family moved to Holdenville when she was at an early age. Berg graduated from Holdenville High School. Berg attended Oklahoma Baptist University, graduating with a degree in music education. She taught music at Compton Grade School. Berg played for youth choirs, cantatas and many funerals and weddings. Flowers, particularly orchids, and the church was her greatest pleasures in life.
Funeral services for Maud resident Maudie Lee Berry were scheduled for 11 a. Berry lived in the Konawa area for many years, from She lived in Guymon from , when she moved to Maud.
Berry is survived by one daughter, Willadean Elliott of Albuquerque, N. Don Lackey is an honorary bearer. She married Steve Goodman Blake, Jr. He preceded her in death on Jan. Exie graduated from Varnum High School in She has lived in California and North Carolina. She volunteered at the Veterans Hospital in California and has spent most of her life working and thinking for the good of this country, mostly in conjunction with veterans. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three brothers and two sisters.
Services will be held 2 p. Interment will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to www. Funeral services for longtime Seminole resident William Edgar Bland are scheduled for Interment is to follow service at Holdenville Cemetery. Bland, 88, died Friday Feb. He was born on Sept. Bland moved to Seminole from Holdenville. Work careers for him included working in the oilfield, rancher and as a self-employed driller.
He was a member of the Independent Holiness Church. His parents, three brothers, five sisters and daughter-in-law, Anna Bland all preceded him in death. Funeral services for longtime Wewoka resident Eugene "Gene" Blankenship are set for 2: Graveside services for longtime Wewoka resident Zeake J. Boatman are scheduled for 2 p. Wednesday at Little Cemetery with Rev. He was born Dec. Boatman was a member of the Church of God. His parents; wife; son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Clara Brown; and one granddaughter, Judy Romano preceded him in death.
Funeral services were held today at Bordelon and Mary Alice Batesel. Interment of her cremains will be at Little Cemetery at a later date, under the direction of Swearingen Funeral Home. She married James "Odell" Bottoms on Dec. She moved to Seminole 38 years ago. A wife and mother, she owned and operated Odell and Sons Salvage west of Seminole, with her husband.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one infant brother, James Eldon Tate. Messages of condolences can be sent to the family at www. Boulton, 94, died Wednesday, Dec. She married Walter B. Boulton on April 12, in Heavener and was a homemaker. She was a member of the Church of Faith. Her parents, husband, one daughter, Pauline Adams, two sons, Charles Boulton and Walter Boulton and one granddaughter, Teresa Stewart preceded her in death.
Graveside services for lifelong Konawa area resident Barbara Anna Bounds are scheduled for 10 a. Tuesday at Vamoosa Cemetery. She married Tom L. Her parents; husband, Tom on March 9, ; and one son, Leonard Bounds, all preceded her in death.
In addition, she has one sister, Julia Beatle of Scottsmore, Fla. Services for Lon J. Bowers will be 2 p. He retired from Tinker Air Force Base in after 34 years as a supervisor over shipping. He also loved to fish. His parents, one brother, Eugene Bowers and one great granddaughter, Hunter Chaffin, precede him in death.
Graveside services for longtime Seminole resident Raymond Bowles are scheduled for 2 p. Wednesday at Maple Grove Cemetery with Rev. Carl Whitfield to officiate. He married Helen M. Bowles in Sulphur in Bowles worked as an oilfield toolpusher in the Seminole oil fields and was a private pilot who enjoyed flying and fishing. His parents, wife Helen , and two sisters Ruth Griffen and Audrey Mitchell preceded him in death. The family wishes to extend their thanks to the Oklahoma Veteran Center in Sulphur.
Funeral services are scheduled for longtime Seminole resident Clara Mae Brackett for 11 a. The casket will remain open until the service time and it will then be closed and not re-opened. She was born in to this world on Oct. She, her three sisters and brother were reared with the support of their uncle and aunt, Shorty and Eula Johnson in Holdenville. When Clara Mae met Lawrence Brackett in , they fell in love at first sight and were soon married.
Both maintained jobs and struggled to begin a family during the hard times of the last of the depression years. She felt the anguish of losing her fist child and then moved to Seminole, rebounding with three sons who were the center of her world. Clara Mae was first of all a mother and a committed First Baptist Church member, where she was a Sunday school teacher and Cub Scout den mother. After her sons left home, her summers were filled with caring for grandchildren, which she dearly loved.
As she grew older, she made weekly trips to the local nursing home where she visited and prayed with residents. For the past three years she has been a delightful resident of the Cedar Creek Nursing Home in Norman. Thursday at Pentecostal Holiness Church in Holdenville. Bradley, 85, died Sunday, Jan. He was raised in the Seminole County area and had attended Butner Schools. Surviving him is his wife of the home; children, William Bradley Jr. Brand died Wednesday, Sept. The family moved to Wewoka and that is where he attended school.
He worked at Safeway for two years, starting when he was in the ninth grade. At the age of 17 he hitchhiked to Wilberton, Calif. Following his discharge from the service in , he married and lived in Washington for 25 years.
Brand returned to Oklahoma and attended a tech school in Okmulgee to train as an electrical technician. He then joined the National Guard and was mobilized for the Korean War. His company shipped out to Japan first and then on to Korea. Brand was a powder man who experienced his ship being dive-bombed and weathered a typhoon. He worked at Safeway for two years, starting when he was in ninth grade.
At the age of 17 he hitchhiked to California where his mother lived and enlisted in the United States Navy. Services for former Seminole resident Alfred Brannon are scheduled for 11 a.
Interment will follow at Earlsboro Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Swearingen Funeral Home. Alfred Brannon passed away, Tuesday, Nov. He was born on Aug. He is survived by son-in-law, Billy Gene Bennett, Sr.
In addition, he is survived by four grandchildren; Rita Wright, Carolyn Bennett, Jerry Bennett, and Anita Bennett; nine great-grandchildren, numerous great-great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be the nephews. Condolences may be sent to the family at the funeral home at website at www. Pastor Mike Peercy and Bro. Mike Raines will officiate. Committal service will follow in Vamoosa Cemetery east of Konawa at 3 p. Emily and Edward Leon Branscum were married Feb.
Six grandsons, eight granddaughters and six great-grandchildren also survive her. Visitation will be at Landmark Baptist Church in Perry from 12 p. Wednesday and Thursday from 8 a. Funeral services for former Seminole resident Joyce Branscum are scheduled for 10 a. Her father, mother, the father who raised her, William Hinton, and her best friend in life and sister, Jeanne Marie Lathan, preceded her in death.
She married her childhood sweetheart, Truman Branscum June 7, They made their home in Seminole where they raised their three children. But more than anything she dearly loved being a mother to her children and grandmother to her grandchildren. She had a fierce pride in her Potawatomi Indian heritage and enjoyed learning about the culture as well as teaching her children about it.
Joyce has lived in the Oklahoma City area since Later in life, Joyce married and spent several happy years with B. Moore to whom she has remained very close with. Hinton and his family; sister Kathy Baxter; nieces Susan Worthington and Terri Ann Harbison as well as several other nieces and nephews. Funeral services for longtime Seminole resident Wilton "Kenneth" Brewster are scheduled for Brewster, 61, died Thursday, May 12, at home.
Thursday at the Swearingen Funeral Chapel with Rev. Brock was born Dec. Graveside services for former Sasakwa resident Beauty Bill Brown are scheduled for 2 p. He then attended the University of Florida to further his education. Brown of Whitehorse in Yukon Territory, Canada; and three grandchildren. Funeral services for longtime Seminole school teacher Cynthia Jewell Brown were scheduled for 2 p.
Jewell was born on Nov. Jewell taught elementary school for over 40 years, 21 of those years in the Seminole public schools. Jewell and her husband, Lloyd, were active members of the First Baptist Church of Seminole for many years.
She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, one sister and her husband. The family requests memorials be made to Evergreen Care Center, E. N, Owasso, OK, Graveside services for Wewoka resident Mildred Brown are scheduled for 10 a. Saturday at Holdenville Cemetery with Rev. Services are under the direction of Fisher Funeral Home of Holdenville. On March 28, , she married J. They made their home in Sasakwa and were the parents of two sons, James and Roy, and two daughters, Patsy and Joyce.
Brown attended the First Baptist Church in Sasakwa, where she was a long time member. Brown; daughter, Patsy Garner; one grandson; parents, Elvis and Molly Martin; four brothers and two sisters.
She is survived by her daughter, Joyce Calvert of Wewoka; her son, J. Funeral services for former Seminole resident Phosa A. Brown are scheduled for 1 p. Pastor Larry Huff is to officiate. Brown, 86, of Cushing, died Thursday, Aug. She was born Jan. Brown was a missionary to American Indians. Her parents; husband, Roy Brown Oct. Surviving is one sister, Dorothy Young of Emporia, Kan.
Funeral services for Seminole resident Velma Brumley as scheduled for 11 a. Lee Estep is set to officiate, and burial will follow at Little Cemetery north of Seminole. She is survived by one daughter, Nina Hallmark, Seminole; three sons: Annabell Hallmark, Madison Hotulke, and Shelbie Brumley; as well as many friends and other family members.
Private family services have been scheduled for the son of Maud resident Cassie Hardin. Ray worked for Cingular Wireless as a computer programmer since its inception and immediately prior to that he worked for SBC Wireless. He is survived by his wife: Brunkhurst, both of the home; his father, Ray Brunkhurst Sr. Ray will be greatly missed by a lot of relatives, including eight nieces and nephews and good friends. He also leaves behind a very good friend, Walter Clower, with whom he talked every day.
In lieu of flowers the family wishes that donations be made to the Texas Cancer Center for cancer research. Funeral services for former longtime Seminole County resident Jack Walton Bryant are scheduled for 11 a. She preceded him in death on Oct. Bryant served in the United States Army from Feb. Honorary bearers will be Jim McComas, A. Bryant, 59, died Friday, Jan. In addition she attended Seminole Public Schools. She worked at Blue Bell for several years before becoming a nursing assistant at Seminole Hospital until when her health declined.
Bryant was a member of the First Assembly of God Church. Messages of condolence may be sent to the funeral home website at www. Graveside services for Sasakwa resident Ruby O.
Bryant are scheduled for 11 a. Monday at Oakwood Cemetery in Wewoka with Rev. Wesley Martin to officiate. Bryant, 82, died Friday, Oct. In addition, she has 10 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren surviving her.
Funeral services for former longtime Seminole resident David Allen Bunch are scheduled for 10 a. Interment is to follow services at the west Tennessee Veterans Cemetery with full military honors.
Bunch, 52, died Friday, March 25, in Humbolt, Tenn. Allen and Ruth Bunch. He retired from the United States Army in where he was a Sgt. Bunch was a veteran of Desert Storm and had served in Germany under Gen.
Surviving him is wife Reda Bunch of Memphis, Tenn. Alexander Burgess of Spaulding passed away Monday, Aug. A wake service was held at Stout-Phillips Funeral Chapel at 6: Tuesday with the body being transported to the home for a wake service at 8 p. Arthur Carpitcher and assisted by Rev. He attended school at Vamoosa and was baptized Jan. He became Pastor Oct. Funeral service for Ralph Oren Burkey, 96, of Pocasset were held at 1: Burkey lived in Grady County all of his life.
He and Beatrice Slover were married for 72 years. They were married Jan. Burkey was preceded in death by his parents; one granddaughter, Cheryl Anne Burkey; two brothers; and four sisters. Survivors include his wife, Beatrice Burkey of the home; three sons and daughters-in-law, James E. Funeral service for Ralph Oren Burkey, 96, of Pocasset are scheduled for 1: Graveside services for lifelong Seminole resident Theodore "Ted" R.
Burkhart are scheduled for 1 p. Monday at Maple Grove Cemetery with Rev. He retired as a mechanic from Tinker Air Force Base. Friday at Swearingen Funeral Home Chapel. Bobby Curry is to officiate with interment to follow services at Westwood Cemetery.
Burris, 78, died Thursday, Sept. Burris married Irene Crooms and worked in the street department for the City of Oklahoma City for several years. In addition, two sisters, Lorene Alexander of Spencer and Elizabeth Frazier of Atoka; four brothers, Charlie Colter, Bobby Frazier and Jimmy Frazier, all of Atoka and Sonny Frazier of Californai; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren also survive him. Burrows died Monday, Sept.
In , her family moved to Madill, where her father set up his dentistry practice. She grew up there and graduated from Madill High School in She stayed on with her family, which had by then grown to six girls and four boys. The family moved to Wewoka in where she worked at Key Hardware and continued to help with the raising of her siblings. Eager to expand her education, Burrow moved to Oklahoma City in , where she lived with her sister, Virginia.
In , she gave birth to Linda, her only child. She continued to work until , when she retired. In , her husband of 36 years died and four years later, Burrow moved back to Wewoka to live with sisters, Virginia and Mary. In , Evelyn again moved to be near family. This time it was to be near sisters Virginia and Naomi, who were in a Shawnee nursing home and niece Sherry Claybrook.
Her many hobbies included crossword puzzles, gardening, sewing, knitting, and cooking. As a child, she always attended worship services with her family and was baptized while in her teens. She attended the corporate worship with the Lord's body in Wewoka, at Mayfair in the city, in Shawnee, and most recently at the Stillwater Church of Christ.
She loved to host people in her home and cook for church fellowships. When she could no longer serve physically, she served financially. Her parents; five sisters, Mary, Ruth, Melba, Virginia, and Naoma; two brothers, Allwyn and Harold; her husband; and a beloved stepdaughter, Fonsene preceded her in death. Services are under the direction of A. Graveside services for longtime Maud resident Charles "Gene" Bussey are scheduled for Saturday at Cummings Cemetery in Maud with Rev.
Bussey, 60, died Tuesday, Feb. He was born March 23, in Maud to W. Frank and Anna Lucille Work Bussey. Bussey was a retired truck driver for Miller Trucking Company of Stroud,.
He was a member of the American Legion and of the Oddfellows in Maud. His parents, wife April 25, and one brother Jimmy Bussey July 3, all preceded him in death. Messages of condolences may be sent to the funeral home website at www.
Funeral services for Wilma are scheduled for 2 p. Wilma passed from this earth at Carl Albert Indian Hospital in Ada after a lengthy and courageous battle with a variety of illnesses. She was born on Sept. Wilma attended school at Tate, Justice and Spaulding, graduating in Wilma married Floyd Byerly, November 21, Floyd preceded her in death on Aug.
Her father and brother, Frank Whitlock, also preceded her in death. Wilma was a very caring and compassionate person.
One of her greatest joys was in being able to help others. She worked with handicapped children at Sasakwa School and also cared for some elderly neighbors. Her spirit was truly a selfless one. Wilma also deeply enjoyed caring for her family, pets and her cattle.
In years past, she also loved farming, gardening, canning and playing softball. Wednesday at Bill Eisenhour Northeast Chapel. Services are to be directed by Bill Eisenhour. A member of the Baptist church and Eastern Star, Byers was self-employed in the mobile home rental business. Byers was preceded in death by her parents and her husband of over 40 years, Louie Byers. Funeral services for former Seminole resident Walter Albert Cagg are scheduled for 11 a.
In addition, two half-brothers, Bill Tennison of Tahlequah and John Tennison of Kansa; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild survive him. James Rhodes Calder, 82, was born Nov. He went into the U. He was a first class seaman and was discharged in January of Jim and Flornce moved the Seminole area in , then moved to Oklahoma City in , where they resided with their niece, Janet Rains; grand-niece Shaunda Root and great-grand niece Jessica Root.
An old-fashioned wake will be held in his honor on Saturday, Feb. Graveside service for Seminole resident Robert Harrison Caldwell are scheduled for 11 a. Wednesday at Resthaven Memorial Park. Robert was born in Woodward to Mr. Harry Robert Caldwell and Mrs. Robert was preceded in death by both parents; stepfather, H. He is further survived by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, great and great-great-nieces and nephews. A memorial service is scheduled for 1 p. Calger, 51, of Oklahoma City, died Monday, Jan.
He was born Oct. Graveside services for former Wewoka resident JoAnn Cannady are scheduled for 3 p. Friday at Oakwood Cemetery in Wewoka with Rev. Cannady died at her home in Avenal, Calif.
Carmack, 78, of Norman, died March 12, , in Norman. Memorial services are scheduled for 3 p. She was raised in Seminole and married Glenn R.
Carmack in Okemah on Dec. They would have celebrated their 60 th wedding anniversary on Xmas day. Lee was a wonderful hostess. Each evening before dinner it was a ritual that Lee and Glenn made a toast to each other — "Cheers my dear. Lee was preceded in death by her parents and a daughter, Glenda Ann Punky Hill. Memorial donations may be made to Heartland Hospice of Norman, N. Funeral services for Wewoka resident Maedean Bruner Carolina are scheduled for 1 p. Saturday at Wewoka Church of Christ.
Carolina, 73, died Wednesday, Dec. She was a member of Wewoka Church of Christ. She married Ural "Sonny" Carolina in Shawnee and the couple had nine children. Services for Jackie "Jack" Carpitcher, 80, Ada, are scheduled for 2 p. George Harjochee and Webster Fixico officiating. Burial follows at Carpitcher Family Cemetery. Wake services will be 6 p. Carpitcher died Tuesday, Sept. Jack played baseball as a hindcatcher and had his own team.
He and his brother and uncles built the first ball diamond at the Mekusukey Mission. Survivors include one son, W. Funeral services will be held for Wewoka resident Dorothy Jean Carter at 2 p. Friday at the Assembly of God in Holdenville with Rev.
There will be a visitation time from 7 to 8 p. Dorothy Jean Carter of Wewoka passed away on Nov. She was born on June 16, to William A.
She married George T. Carter on June 8, in Holdenville. Their home was in numerous places throughout the country, and they moved back to Wewoka in and had lived there since that time. Her last job was working as a secretary for the State of Oklahoma Insurance Commission.
She is survived by her husband George T. Funeral services for longtime Seminole resident Mack Earl Carter are scheduled for 2 p. Thursday at Little Chapel with Hershel Morgan officiating. Carter, 81, of Glenpool, died Sunday, May 29, at home. He was a veteran and of the Baptist faith. Surviving is daughter Joyce Hargrove of Glenpool, two grandsons and three great-grandchildren. Messages of condolences may be sent online to the funeral home website at www.
Graveside services for Bette L. Lowe Cass are scheduled for 2 p. Bette departed from this life on Aug. She died of complications from brain cancer. Her husband Charles Bennett Cass preceded her in death in They had been married 49 years. She belonged to the Eastern Star and she and Charles served on many committees for Maud. Bette was a very loving and giving person and will be missed and loved by her family. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to the American Cancer Society.
Lowe Cass departed from this life on Aug. Bette died of complications from brain cancer. Funeral services for Seminole resident Ellis David Casteel are scheduled for Saturday at Swearingen Funeral Chapel. He married Louise Klaus on July 14, , in Eufaula; she survives him, of the home. Other survivors include three sons, J. Casteel, Earlsboro, David Casteel, Konawa, and Virgil Casteel, Eufaula; two daughters, Nora Dunlap and Teresa Lanier, both of Oklahoma City; 19 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren, 10 great-great-grandchildren and six great-great-great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Faye Casteel, who died Dec. He was also preceded in death by four sisters, three brothers and two gandsons, Johnny Casteel and Roger Don Leaf. Funeral services for Wewoka graduate W. He was an active member of Toastmasters and had an interest in music, photography, and traveling. He was preceded in death by his father, Bob, in , and his uncle, Roland, in Funeral services for the father of Seminole resident Mike Chambless were held at 2 p.
James Densman and Rev. Chambless, 81, died Friday, Feb. He was awarded a presidential citation for his actions. Roberts, which was involved in the largest sea battle in naval history, the Battle of Leyte Gulf in the Philippines. He received the Purple Heart Award for his wounds.
While on home leave he met Norma Jo Dickerson and they married Dec. After the war, he used his Navy signalman skills to launch a new career with the Santa Fe Railroad until his retirement in Graveside services for longtime Seminole resident Reetha Mae Chase are scheduled for 2 p.
He preceded her in death Dec. Messages of condolence may be sent online at the funeral home website at www. Services for long time Wolf resident Ralph Homer Cherry are set for 2 p. Carl Whitfield officiating, burial will follow at Wolf Cemetery. He received the Asiatic Pacific service medal, good conduct medal and the Philippine liberation medal.
He was a self-employed welder for Arco and pipeline for many years. His parents, wife of 50 years Jessie Belle Cherry in , two sons and two sisters precede him in death. One very special friend and caregiver Carol Williams of Seminole also survives him. Honorary bearers will be Gerald Davis, J. Graveside service for Maud native Horace Thomas "H. Saturday at Cummings Cemetery with Glen Williams officiating.
A veteran of the U. Graveside services for longtime Seminole resident Agatha C. Colvin Christian are scheduled for 2 p. Monday at rest Haven memorial Gardens with Rev. Carl Whitfield to officiating. Christian, 80, died Thursday, Dec. Wake services will be at 7 p. Chupco, 80, died Tuesday, Feb. He married Lucille Tiger on Oct.
Chupco served in the United States Army and retired Sept. He served for 20 years with the Airborne Division, including the 82 nd Airborne, st Airborne, Regimental Combat and 12 air assaults. He was also a master parachutist, during which time he has two children that were army brats. Following his retirement from the army he retired from General Motors as an inspector in , then he worked at the Seminole Wrangler plant in the maintenance department for four years.
His parents; one son, James Chupco Sr. Surviving is his wife of the home; one daughter, Phyllis Platta of Mescalero, N. A memorial service for longtime Seminole resident Patricia "Pat" Church are set for 2 p. Church died Saturday, Jan. She is preceded in death by her parents; her brother, Eddie Wensauer; and sister, Jean Keener. Church is survived by one son, Bill Northcutt, Davenport; three daughters: Funeral service for Seminole resident Sylvia "Ruth" Clifton are scheduled for 11 a.
Sylvia "Ruth" Clifton passed away Saturday, Oct. She was born Aug. She was married to John William Clifton, he preceded her in death on Jan. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Johnny A. Ten grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, 12 great-great grandchildren, one great-great-great grandchild, two step great-grandchildren and three step great-great grandchildren also survive her.
Clifton, 54, died Sunday, Aug. Funeral services for longtime Seminole resident Juanita Cline were held today at 2 p. Tommy Clark and Chaplain Donnie Knight officiating. Cline, 88, died Sunday, Sept. He was born July 1, in Bowlegs to Sam L. He married Inez Nichols on Oct. Cluck served in the United States Army th field artillery Battalion 45 th Division from — He served active duty during World War II from — Cluck of California and Sam A.
Cluck of Wewoka; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. She was born March 22, , in Konawa, Okla. Nero and Jannet Ransom Nero. Georgia retired from the Konawa School system after 24 years of dedicated service. Her love for the Lord and dedication was exemplified during her various roles at church clerk, treasurer, Sunday School superintendent, Sunday School teacher and member of the trustee board.
Georgia showed love to everyone she met and she will always be remembered by her beautiful smile. The Lord picked another rose from His garden of life on Sunday, Jan. Funeral services will be 11 a. Tuesday at the Swearingen Funeral Chapel with Rev. Coker, age 59, died Saturday, Oct.
He was born Nov. He was a member of the Gar Creek Ceremonial Ground. He worked for The Seminole Nation Casino where he worked in maintenance. Services for Seminole native George Coker are scheduled for 2 p. A longtime resident of Vacaville, Calif.
She married Arville J. Collins in Konawa on April 9, Collins was a teacher and a homemaker. She received her teaching certification and taught public school until She is survived by three daughters, Katherine A. Shaw of Norman, Alice N. Fallis of Wichita, Kan. Gerber of Goodyear, Ariz. Funeral services Jerry Leon Collinsworth are scheduled for Friday at Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Chapel. On May 30, Jerry Leon Collinsworth left behind his family and friends to go home to a better place.
He passed at St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa due to massive internal injuries from an oil field accident. Leon was born Sept. He trained horses for most of his life along with working in the oil field. Leon was preceded in death by his mother, Johnnie Collinsworth, and sister, Shirley Evon Collinsworth.
Leon will be greatly missed by six brothers-in-law, two sisters-in-law, eight grandkids, 27 nieces and nephews, and a host of friends. A memorial service is scheduled for 10 a. Conger died Wednesday, Feb. She was born on July 19, in Milwaukee, Wis. She married James Wayne Conger on Nov. Conger was a schoolteacher at Moore Public Schools for 25 years and was a member of the Methodist Church.
Funeral services for Konawa resident Frank Tyson Coody are set for 1 p. Wake services were scheduled to be held Saturday and Sunday evening at 6: Coody is survived by his parents; paternal grandfather Rev. A memorial service for former Seminole resident, Irma "Granny" Cook was held at 2 p. Cook, age 70 of Washington, Okla. Cook was raised in the country and attended school in Wolf.
She started her family at a young age and spent her younger years as a housewife and mother. After her children were older, she worked 10 years for Seminole Jr. College in the snack bar before retiring in She enjoyed working in the snack bar and getting to know the students and listening to their stories. Surviving is one son, Jack Schornick of Bay St.
Graveside services for Seminole resident Jess R. Coppedge are scheduled for 2 p. The family is set to receive friends at Swearingen Funeral Home tonight from 6 p. My maiden name was Meg Ann Childress. I love this recent submission: She's been called names like Tupperware, silverware, and the famous underwear. This is from Misty Cupp: I am now Mason. My family jokes that I went from a tea cup to a Mason jar.
I have a cousin named Crystal Cupp. Reitz [but] I wouldn't go for it. In a neighboring town, many years ago, a family named Teed had two sons, whom they named Warren and Garren. Finally, in our local phone book is a listing which appears as 'Miss, Kris' which, of course, would make her name 'Kris Miss. His wife changed the name on the birth certificate when she found out. I knew another girl who named her son Eddy Bair.
Our last name is Glass. Otto Glass auto glass. His dad wouldn't allow it. She married a guy with the last name of Ho. She took her maiden name as her middle name. Therefore, her name is A. Ruff and a Dr. From Chris Von Feldt: She said it sounded funny and wanted to hyphenate to Kit Wong-Chiu. I said 'what about the right shoe. We have often thought of names for children What about Batt Mann? So when I get married I will become Ashleigh Tray. All my friends call me Ash.
They had three daughters named Misty, Dawn and April. From Sam Ann Fisher: I never figured out why I got named this but it's hilarious. My friend's dad is Wally Wacker. Probably not very funny on their own, but we had a good time with it back then. My daughter-in-law was J. I don't think her parents realized what they did. Justin Towne and Heaven Leigh Day are the most recent. I have a brother that works for an insurance company, and he could not believe the name of the claimant. It seems he was to be named a variation of his dad's name, Lester, so they named him Moe Lester.
His name is Mike Coffey, and confusion sometimes occurs when students or staff ask his whereabouts. He takes his black. So officially he is Major Dick Holder. Her name is Winifred, but growing up she always went by Windy. She's had 3 or 4 husbands now, but her latest has the last name of Rump. Yes, I have an aunt Windy Rump. I would start out my session by writing my name on the chalkboard and then introduce myself by saying 'Hi, my name is Robin Hyde.
I understand some of you used to do that for a living. One of his commercials says "Mike Cox is hard on the issues. They have a son named Owen but he didn't like the eurpoean "D" so he is just Owen Monet. I also know of a man named Coca diCola. The two are not related. You gotta love the Italians. Not too amusing, until I realized his first initial and last name are B. I first realized this in his presence, and I laughed out loud right in front of him, pretty much uncontrolled for a good 30 seconds!!!
She married a guy whose last name is Kersing. In Quebec, we are not allowed to drop our maiden names, but it's acceptable to hyphenate our married names. So now her name is I. Maddon-Kersing I am mad and cursing. We have an A Ware and a B Ware in our family. When I was in the Air Force, Sgt. Hohole named their kid Ophelia. Major Payne - Yes he worked at the hospital.
Captain Hook - A friend's officer in charge of his section. Colonel Sergeant - My base commander in Korea. To me it's funny because a Colonel is an officer and a Sergeant is enlisted.
He would get audibly frustrated over the police radio if anyone said his name too fast. I gathered that he was not a fan of Sesame Street. He swore it was genuinely his birth name, and added that his father's name was 'A. Current, and they rectified the situation.
My last name is Friday, and when I was born, the nurses in the hospital tried talking my Mom and Dad into naming me "Tuesday Friday," as Tuesday Weld was a popular actress then. Also, I have a sister-in-law named Jo Friday. Nutt and his wife's name was Hazel.
Her name was Sheila Rose Richardson. She married a serviceman surnamed Hiscock and became Sheila Rose Hiscock. They used to tease her every time her name was called by saying, 'How did it taste? I'm actually the third. You can imagine the fun people had with my name. I always joke that "Small, Dicks" run in the family. I used to hate my name but now I embrace it, and it's fun to have a funny name if you have a good sense of humor. From someone who prefers to remain anonymous: To further terrorize the next generation my uncle named his first daughter Shelly Oder, thus all her life she has grown up being called Smelly Oder.
Yep, I am not the only one. My dad grew up with this interesting name and he decided that I was worthy of his namesake. When I was young it bothered me, but now it is nice to stand out, and a lot of people think its awesome for some reason, also. He laughed about it, so it didn't bother him. My wife Ruth's nickname was Dusty when I met her.