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J. C. BOTTOMS SR. 
KENDALVILLE, Ind. �Memorial services for J.C. Bottoms Sr., 64, Kendalville, Ind., formerly of Ada, Okla., will be held at a later date at the home of his daughter, Cindy Deatherage, Ada, Okla. Mr. Bottoms died Saturday, Oct. 22, 2005, at a Kendalville nursing home.

He was born March 26, 1941, in Bixby, Okla., to Archie and Ruby Bottoms. He spent many years in California before moving back to Oklahoma. He lived in Ada for several years before moving to Indiana. Mr. Bottoms was a home builder and he was of the Baptist faith.

He married Jerris Hovis on May 3, 1999.

Survivors include his wife, Jerris Bottoms, of the home; three daughters, Cindy Deatherage and her husband Monte, Ada and Jennifer Harrington, Indiana, and Gina Brown Paradez, Okla.; three sons, J.C. Bottoms Jr., Roff, Jason Harrington, Oklahoma, and Jonathan Bottoms, Avon Park, Fla.; two step-daughters, Kathy Zaragoza, Indiana, and Jennifer Donnell, South Carolina; eight grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; three great grandchildren; one sister, Jeannie Williams, Indiana; several nieces and nephews; and a very close friend, Rick Lyles, Tulsa, Okla.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Archie Bottoms and Ruby White, two sisters, Pearl Cherry and Annie Nichols, and two step-sons, Robert Louise Standon in 1969 and Curtis Ray Standon on Jan. 3, 2005.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada, Okla.

ORVIL ASHFORD 
SULPHUR � Services for Orvil L. Ashford, 85, Sulphur, are 2 p.m. Thursday at Sulphur Central Baptist Church.

Mr. Ashford died Oct. 23, 2005.

Krien Funeral Home

VELMA MILLSAP
SHAWNEE � Services for Velma M. Millsap, 94, Shawnee, are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home Chapel, Mitch Williams officiating. Burial follows at Konawa Cemetery.

Mrs. Millsap died Oct. 23, 2005, at Shawnee.

Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home, Konawa

MARY LEE WHITE 
ADA � Services for Mary Lee White, 87, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mrs. White died Tuesday, October 25, 2005 at a local hospital.

ETHEL RANKIN

DAVIS � Services for Ethel Rankin, 93, Davis, are 11 a.m. Tuesday at Gilfield Baptist Church, Davis. She died Oct. 20, 2005.

Krien Funeral Home, Davis

MARCHETA LOW

DAVIS � Services for Marcheta Low, 67, Davis, are pending with Krien Funeral Home, Davis. She died Oct. 22, 2005.

Krien Funeral Home, Davis

LOIS BALDWIN

HOLDENVILLE � Services for Lois G. Baldwin, 73, Holdenville, are 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel, Holdenville. Burial follows at Holdenville Cemetery.

She died Oct. 21, 2005.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville

Mozelle Clifford

HENRYETTA � Services for Mozelle Francis Clifford, 89, Henryetta, are 10 a.m. Tuesday at the First Church of the Nazarene. Burial is 3 p.m. at Byrds Prairie Cemetery, Tupelo.

Mrs. Clifford died Oct. 22, 2005, in Okmulgee.

Rogers Funeral Home Inc., Henryetta

JACK WATTS

KONAWA � Services for Jack V. Watts, 84, Konawa, are 2 p.m. Monday at Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Charley Henthorn officiating. Burial follows at Konawa Cemetery.

Mr. Watts died Oct. 19, 2005, at his home. He was born July 22, 1921, at Rock Creek to Marvin Thomas and Kitty Robbins Watts.

He was educated at Rock Creek, Shawnee and Earlsboro schools. He served with the Civilian Conservation Corps and U.S. Navy, achieving the rank of second class aviation machinist mate.

He married Evelyn Loraine Daniels Dec. 30, 1944. She died Nov. 27, 1994.

In 1946, upon completion of his military duties, he moved to Konawa where he was employed by the Konawa Peanut Company. In 1954, Mr. Watts purchased a well servicing machine and operated it for many years. He later purchased oil wells and operated them for himself. In 1983, Mr. Watts retired from pumping oil wells.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Watts; his parents, Marvin and Kitty Watts; three brothers, Roland, Earl and Victor Watts; four sisters, Irene Patterson, Mildred Patterson, Hazel Bohannon, Christine Cranefield; and a daughter-in-law, Carolyn Watts.

Survivors include a son, James Watts, Konawa; a grandson, Richard Howsmon and his wife Tammy, Ingleside, Texas; a granddaughter, Jeanne Bicknell and her husband Terry, Savannah, Ga.; three great-grandchildren; Alexandra, Errol and Kyndrick Howsmon; a special friend, Mozelle Duncan and her daughter, LaWanda Tanner, and close family friend, Kathy Kelly and her family.

The family asks that donations be made in Mr. Watts memory to Konawa Nutrition Center, 426 E. 1st Street, Konawa, OK 74849.

Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home, Konawa

ETHEL RANKIN

DAVIS � Services for Ethel Rankin, 93, Davis, are pending with Krien Funeral Home. She died Oct. 20, 2005.

DANA BLAIR

ADA � Graveside services for Dana Blair, 71, Gainesville, Florida, formerly of Ada, are 11 a.m. Saturday at the Pontotoc Cemetery. Mrs. Blair died in July in Gainesville, Fla.

Criswell Funeral Home

VICKI INMAN

DEL CITY � Services for Vicki R. Inman, 32, Del City, are 1 p.m. Monday at East Main Church of Christ, Holdenville. Burial follows at Holdenville Cemetery.

She died Oct. 19, 2005.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville

BILLY WADE 
ADA � Services for Billy Wade, 70, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Wade died Sunday, Oct. 30, 2005 at an Oklahoma City hospital.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

ALICE RUST 
ADA � Services for Alice Rust, 82, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mrs. Rust died Sunday, Oct. 30, 2005 at her home.

Criswell Funeral Home,

Ada

DORIS HIGGINBOTHAM
ARLINGTON, Texas �Services for Doris Higginbotham, 79, Arlington, Texas, formerly of Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mrs. Higginbotham died Sunday, Oct. 30, 2005 in Arlington, Texas.

Criswell Funeral Home,

Ada

MILDRA DEAREN 
SASAKWA � Services for Mildra Lee Dearen, 95, Sasakwa, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home. James Hopkins officiating. Burial follows at Konawa Cemetery.

Mrs. Dearen died Oct. 29, 2005, at an Ada hospital.

Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home, Konawa

A.D. THOMPSON 
COALGATE � Graveside services for A.D. Thompson, 75, Coalgate, were today at Bera Cemetery, Bentley, Okla. He died Oct. 29, 2005, at Coalgate.

Brown�s Funeral Service, Coalgate

WILLIE BARNETT

OKLAHOMA CITY � Services for Willie Dell McPhetridge Barnett, 97, Oklahoma City, are 10 a.m. Monday at Southern Hills Baptist Church, Oklahoma City. Burial follows at 3 p.m. at Coalgate Cemetery.

Mrs. Barnett died Oct. 28, 2005, at Oklahoma City. She was born June 17, 1908, at Fort Smith, Ark., to Robert Franklin and Lanie McPhetridge.

She was a charter member of Ashland First Baptist Church and member of Southern Hills Baptist Church.

She married Leon T. Barnett. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Billie Jane; four brothers and three sisters.

Survivors include her children, Patsy Nan Winsor, Peggy Jean and Robert C. Williams Jr., Robbienelle and Ab Justice, and James Robert and Diane Barnett, all of Oklahoma City; a sister-in-law, Florence McPhetridge; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Vondel L. Smith & Son

DOUGLAS ROBY

ALLEN � Services for Douglas Wayne Roby, 60, Allen, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Non Free Will Baptist Church. Burial follows at Non Mr. Roby died Oct. 28, 2005.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville

LEONA MORRISON

HEALDTON � Services for Leona McCullar Morrison, 53, Healdton, are 1 p.m. Monday at Roberts Funeral Home Chapel, Healdton.

Mrs. Morrison died Oct. 27, 2005.

Roberts Funeral Home 
Healdton

LEE CONNICK

SAN JACINTO, Calif. � Military graveside services for Robert Lee Connick, 52, San Jacinto, were Oct. 21, 2005, in Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside.

Mr. Connick died Oct. 13, 2005, at San Jacinto. He was born Nov. 14, 1952, at Taft, Calif., to Bob and Mozelle Connick.

He lived in Taft nearly all his life before moving to the Riverside area a few years ago. He attended Taft school and graduated from Taft Union High School in 1970. He was active in band where he played the drums and was a member of Kern County 4-H Club, winning numerous awards for show animals. After high school, Mr. Connick joined the U.S. Marine Corps. He graduated from Taft College in 1975.

He worked in the oilfields and was employed many years with Mobil Oil and Shell.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, John Connick and Michael Connick; a sister, Cherie Connick; and an infant son, Eric Scott Connick.

Survivors include his parents, Bob and Mozelle Connick, Taft; four daughters, Kay Chew and husband Keith, Stonewall, Okla., Robin Lee Connick and Shawna Connick, both of Arroyo Grande, Tiffany Tidwell and husband John, Everett, Wash.; two granddaughters, Chelsea Kayleen Brooks and Kaycee Savannah Chew, both of Stonewall; three stepdaughters, Trish Ray, Santa Maria, Karrie Byington and husband Terran, Bakersfield, Kayla Ray, Taft; two sisters, Robin Davis and Husband Ray, Taft, Deana Lane, Bakersfield; a brother, Richard Connick and wife Barbara, Taft; three nieces, Christy Morasco and husband Jason, Bakersfield, Christiana Connick and husband Angel, Orange, Johnna Connick, Taft; seven nephews, Christopher and Justin Connick, Taft, Mathew Lane, Langley, Va., Brian, Nicholas and Nathan Lane, all of Bakersfield, Richard Connick, Taft; and other relatives.

West Side Family Mortuary, Taft, Calif.

DOROTHY ADAMS

STONEWALL � Services for Dorothy Ardilla Bishop Adams, 68, Stonewall, are 2 p.m. Saturday at Criswell Funeral Chapel, Troy Gould officiating. Burial follows at Highland Cemetery, Stonewall. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Criswell Funeral Home.

Mrs. Adams died Oct. 26, 2005, at a local hospital. She was born May 10, 1937, at Pine, Okla., to Loyd and Ardilla Coffee Prince. She came to this area in 1974 from Muskogee. She was a homemaker and a member of 8th and Oak Church of Christ.

She married Dan Thomas Adams in April, 1996 at Tishomingo.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and two sisters.

Survivors include her husband, Dan, of the home; one daughter, Phyllis Russell and husband Danny, Ft. Gibson; one son, Billy Dority and wife Dorothy, Ada; two sisters, Wilma Jordan and husband Walter, Stonewall, and Zoria Dougherty and husband Clifton, Newcastle; four brothers, Earnest Prince and wife Fern, Oklahoma City; David Prince and wife Tommie, Richard Prince, all of Stonewall, and James Prince and wife Donna, Galey; three grandchildren; and eleven great-grandchildren.

Bearers are Doug Bennett, Ricky Prince, Edwin Jordan, Jamie Prince, Buster Prince and Cleaborn Guinn.

Honorary bearers are David Russell and Walter Jordan.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

DOROTHY A. ADAMS

STONEWALL � Services for Dorothy A. Adams, 68, Stonewall, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mrs. Adams died Wednesday, October 26, 2005, at a local hospital.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

JOHN ALEXANDER

RAVIA � Services for John Wayne Alexander, 63, Ravia, formerly of Allen, are 11 a.m. Thursday at First Indian Baptist Church, Tishomingo. He died Oct. 24, 2005, at Oklahoma City.

Watts Funeral Home, Tishomingo

MARY LEE WHITE

ADA � Graveside services for Mary Lee White, 87, Ada, are 11 a.m. Thursday at Oakhill Cemetery, McAlester, the Rev. Randall Christy officiating. Military honors will be conducted by the Choctaw Nation Honor Guard.

Mrs. White died Oct. 25, 2005, at a local hospital. She was born May 3, 1918, at Coalgate, to Robert Lee and Orathy Groves Northcott. She came to this area in 1980. She graduated from McAlester High School, attended Eastern A & M at Wilburton, and graduated from Southeastern at Durant. She was a retired teacher from the Bureau of Indian Affairs and taught in South Dakota, Arizona, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Utah. Mrs. White served in the U. S. Army during WWII, serving in Washington D. C. She was of the Southern Baptist faith.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Robert Northcott.

Survivors include two sons, Gary WhiteDeer, Ada, and Josh White, San Francisco, Calif.; seven grandchildren, Jamison White, Stillwater, Chanasi Ingle, Quannah WhiteDeer, Jincee Whitedeer, Rachel Deatherage, Jesse WhiteDeer and Nashoba WhiteDeer, all of Ada; and five great-grandchildren, Kira, Brennen, Aliyah, Nicholas and Dakota.

Criswell Funeral Home

G. R. BURNS

ADA � Services for G. R. Burns, 92, Ada, are 11a.m. Thursday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Tony Folger officiating. Burial follows at Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Criswell Funeral Home.

Mr. Burns died Oct. 24, 2005, at a local nursing home. He was born March 4, 1913, at Seymour, Texas, to George Washington and Mattie Jane Curry Burns. He came to this area as a child.

Mr. Burns married Dorothy Ann Brewster Feb. 6, 1938, at Stonewall. She died Aug. 20, 1985. Mr. Burns was a service station attendant, attended the Oak Avenue Baptist Church and was a member of the Odd Fellows.

He was preceded in death by ten brothers; and one sister.

Survivors include a daughter, Linda Dunham and husband Archie, Houston, Texas; a son, Cliff Burns and wife Mary Beth, Castle Rock, Colo.; six grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; a cousin, Mildred Yoakum, Ada; and numerous other relatives and friends.

Bearers are Jack Brewster, Roger Burns, Merle Burns, Mike Walker, Roger Reeves and Jim Lillard.

The family says those who wish may make memorials to Companions in Caring Hospice, 227 W. 5th, Ada, OK 74820.

Criswell Funeral Home

G. R. BURNS 
ADA � Services for G. R. Burns, 92, Ada, are 11:00 a.m. Thursday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Tony Folger will officiate. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mr. Burns died Monday, Oct. 24, 2005, at a local nursing home. He was born March 4, 1913 in Seymour, Texas to George Washington and Mattie Jane Curry Burns. He came to this area as a child.

Mr. Burns married Dorothy Ann Brewster on Feb. 6, 1938, at Stonewall. She died Aug. 20, 1985. Mr. Burns was a service station attendant, attended the Oak Avenue Baptist Church and was a member of the Odd Fellows.

Survivors include a daughter, Linda Dunham and her husband Archie, Houston, Texas; a son, Cliff Burns and his wife Mary Beth, Castle Rock, Colo.; six grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; a cousin, Mildred Yoakum, Ada; and numerous other relatives and friends.

Bearers will be Jack Brewster, Roger Burns, Merle Burns, Mike Walker, Roger Reeves, and Jim Lillard.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

AILEEN FAULKNER 
ADA � Services for Aileen Cothern Faulkner, 76, Ada, are 10 a.m. Wednesday at the River of Life Worship Center, the Rev Charles Dial officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mrs. Faulkner died Sunday, Sept. 18, 2005, at a local nursing home. She was born March 31, 1929, at Claremont, Ky., to Grover Claver and Nora Lee Warden Logsdon.

She married Delbert Faulkner Oct. 3, 1996, at Ada. Mrs. Faulkner was a homemaker, and a member of the River of Life Worship Center.

She was preceded in death by three children.

Survivors include her husband, Delbert Faulkner, of the home; a son, Wayne Cothern, Irvington, Ky.; three stepsons, Archie Dean Faulkner, Ada, Delbert Wayne Faulkner, Allen, and David Michael Faulkner, Oklahoma City; two stepdaughters, Wildeanna Webb, Ada, and Melinda Hawkins, Blanchard; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a sister, Irene Browning, Bardstown, Ky.; a brother, Joe Logsdon, Elizabethtown, Ky.; 14 stepgrandchildren; and five stepgreat-grandchildren.

Criswell Funeral Home

WYNDELL L. WALKER 
ADA � Services for Wyndell L. Walker, 71, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. He died Sept. 19, 2005, at an Oklahoma City hospital.

Criswell Funeral Home

CLAUD CLARK JR. 
ROFF � Services for Claud Clark Jr., 37, Roff, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. He died Sept. 19, 2005, at Tishomingo.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

AL TRIBBEY 
OKLAHOMA CITY-Services for Alphus Elisha �Al� Tribbey, 91, Oklahoma City, formerly of Ada, are 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Rollow Chapel of the First United Methodist Church, Ada, Rev. George Carson will officiate. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mr. Tribbey died Saturday, September 17, 2005 at an Oklahoma City nursing home. He was born September 2, 1914 at Maud, Oklahoma to Arthur William and Margaret Florence Akin Tribbey.

He graduated from Maud High School and attended East Central University. He moved to this area from Maud in 1940, and later moved to Oklahoma City in October, 1989.

He married Ruby Vee McGee on August 10, 1933. She died October 3, 1998 in Ada. Mr. Tribbey was the owner of the Kit-Kat Drive-In from 1949 until 1973, and built the Holiday Inn in 1973. He sold the Holiday Inn in 1981 and later built the Rain Tree Motor Inn in 1981. Mr. Tribbey was a member of the First United Methodist Church, a member of the Masonic Lodge in McAlester and the Director of the Oklahoma Restaurant Organization.

Survivors include a son, Dr. Michael A. Tribbey and his wife Denise, of Edmond, OK; a daughter-in-law, Ann Tribbey, Ada; four grandchildren, Brett Lee Tribbey and his wife Jeannie, Ada, Arthur Edward �Chip� Tribbey, Ada, Scott Michael Tribbey, Edmond, and Lauren Denise Tribbey, Edmond.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, Ruby Tribbey, a son, Arthur Lee Tribbey in May, 2000, three brothers, Emmitt Tribbey, Elbert Tribbey, and John Tribbey.

Bearers will be Brett Tribbey, Scott Tribbey, Ron McMillan, Rick Drummond, Billy Neal, and Rick Neal.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

BESSIE FREDEEN 
SULPHUR � Graveside services for Bessie Ruth Fredeen, 87, Sulphur, are 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Highland Cemetery, Lawton.

She died Sept. 16, 2005, at Sulphur.

Clagg Funeral Home, Sulphur

HELEN KILPATRICK 
SASAKWA � Graveside services for Helen L. Kilpatrick, 81, Sasakwa, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Lone Dove Cemetery, south of Wewoka.

She died Friday, Sept. 16, 2005.

Hudson-Philips Funeral Home, Holdenville

AILEEN COTHERN 
ADA � Services for Aileen Cothern, 76, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home.

Mrs. Cothern died Sunday, September 18, 2005 at a local nursing home.

ALICE M. RUST 
ADA � Services for Alice M. Rust, 82, Ada, are 2 p.m. Friday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Revs. Carl Hayes and Frank Trent officiating. Burial follows at Swan Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Rust died Oct. 30, 2005, at her home. She was born May 9, 1923, at Coalgate, to Arthur and Annie Dalton Williamson.

She married Donald E. Rust May 28, 1942, at Mangum. Mrs. Rust served her country during World War II as a shipyard welder and later as an optics specialist for the Army Depot at Pueblo, Colo., and she was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by three sisters, Myrtle Uhlich, Arletha Mullins and Jennie Mae Vickers; and three brothers, Clarence Williamson, James Williamson and Coy Williamson.

Survivors include her husband, Donald E. Rust, of the home; one son, Larry Rust and wife Ruby, Ada; one grandson, Larry Rust II, Eugene, Ore.; one sister, Ivy Morean Trimmer, Ada; and two brothers, Roy Williamson, Ardmore, and Troy Williamson, Oklahoma City.

Bearers are Ron Trower, Billy Williamson, Chester Williamson, Dudley Vickers, Mike Williamson, Mel Baker, Johnny Musso and Edward Lance.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

MILDRED WALTER 
LAMAR � Services for Mildred Millie Walter, 94, Lamar, are 2 p.m. Thursday at Middle Creek #1 Indian Baptist Church. Burial follows at Lamar Cemetery. She died Oct. 30, 2005.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville

HUBERT PRICE 
SULPHUR � Services for Hubert Joe Price, 87, Sulphur, are 1 p.m. Saturday at Lighthouse Holiness Church, Sulphur. He died Oct. 31, 2005.

Krien Funeral Home

LOIS RINEHART 
ALLEN � Services for Mr. Lois Rinehart, 91, Allen, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. He died Nov. 2, 2005, at an Allen nursing home.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

MARGUERITE BEY 
COALGATE � Services for Marguerite M. Whitlock Bey, 96, Coalgate, are 2 p.m. Thursday at First Presbyterian Church. Burial follows at Coalgate Cemetery. She died Oct. 31, 2005, at Coalgate.

Brown Funeral Service, Coalgate

OLETA BIGGS 
FILLMORE � Services for Oleta Biggs, 80, Fillmore, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Calvary Apostolic Church, Skiatook. Visitation is today at 6:30 p.m. at Watts Funeral Home. Burial follows at Osage Garden, Skiatook. She died Oct. 30, 2005, at Tishomingo.

Watts Funeral home, Tishomingo

BILLY DEE WADE
ADA � Services for Billy Dee Wade, 70, Ada, are 11 a.m. Wednesday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Gene Teel officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mr. Wade died Oct. 30, 2005, at an Oklahoma City hospital. He was born June 17, 1935, at Ada, to Clarence and Robbie Dee Meadows Wade. He attended Ada schools and graduated from Ada High School in 1953. He also attended East Central University.

Mr. Wade was an independent oil operator, a member of the Ada BPOE #1640, and served in the U. S. Army.

Survivors include a son, Tony Wade and wife Kim, Ada; a granddaughter, Angel Wade; and several cousins.

Bearers are Danny Engel, Jerry Dial, Monte Law, Billy Joe Blackburn, John Correll and Mark Hightower.

Criswell Funeral Home

NAOMI PETERS 
CALVIN � Services for Naomi L. Peters, 66, Calvin, are 11 a.m. Wednesday at Calvin Free Will Baptist Church. Burial follows at Calvin Cemetery. She died Oct. 31, 2005.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville

BARBARA RUNNELS 
SULPHUR � Services for Barbara Anita Runnels, 84, Sulphur, are 3 p.m. Thursday at Clagg Funeral Chapel. She died Oct. 31, 2005.

Clagg Funeral Home

DORIS HIGGINBOTHAM 
ARLINGTON, Texas � Services for Doris Higginbotham, 79, Arlington, formerly of Ada, Okla., are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, Ada, Father Bill Stanford officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mrs. Higginbotham died Oct. 30, 2005, at an assisted living center at Arlington. She was born Jan. 25, 1926, at Ada, to Albert S. and Viola Bumgarner Ross. She lived in the Ada area all her life, attending school at Horace Mann and graduating from Ada High School. She received a degree in home economics from East Central University, Ada, and attended other various real estate schools to obtain her real estate brokers license.

She married Robert L. Higginbotham Jan. 24, 1948, at Oklahoma City, Okla. He died June 3, 1976, at Casper, Wyo. Mrs. Higginbotham was the owner of Higginbotham Reality, Casper, for 30 years. She was the president of Casper Board of Realtors, and a member of the Casper MLS. Mrs. Higginbotham was an elder at the First Presbyterian Church, Casper.

Survivors include her three daughters, Becky Kubiak and husband Buddy, Arlington, Kristy Smith and husband Dr. Mike Smith, Tulsa, Okla.; and Laurie Mitchell and partner Ray Chaney, McKinney, Texas; grandchildren, David Hegranes, Carla Stanford, Roxanne Mitchell, Russell Mitchell, Derrick Smith and Austin Smith; great-grandchildren, Kira Greene, Spencer Hegranes, Harley Hegranes, Stone Hegranes, Tori Carmack-Stanford, Ariel Carmack-Stanford, Lexi Stanford and Lindsey Tatum.

Bearers are Mike Smith, Derrick Smith, Russell Mitchell, Ray Chaney, Bruce Wright and David Hegranes.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada, Okla.

ALMA LINDSEY 
BARSTOW, Calif. � Graveside services for Alma Cathlyn Harkrider Lindsey, 91, Barstow, formerly of Ada, Okla., are 10 a.m. Wednesday at Rosedale Cemetery, Ada, the Rev. Bob Langston officiating. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2005, at the First Baptist Church, Barstow.

Mrs. Lindsey died Sept. 20, 2005, at a Beaumont, Calif. care center. She was born May 17, 1914, at Ada, to Sam and Jessie Mae Wright Harkrider. In 1918, during the typhoid epidemic, her mother died. Alma and her two sisters were taken to separate relatives in Illinois. She later moved to Okmulgee, Okla., where she graduated from high school. In 1931, she came to live in Ada and attended East Central College.

She married W. C. �Dub� Lindsey in 1933. He died in 1965. She and her husband owned and operated �Dub�s Shoe Shop� at Ada for 50 years. She was also employed at the First National Drive-through Bank until 1962. She was an active member of the First United Methodist Church, Ada. She moved to Barstow in 1964.

Survivors include a daughter, Barbara Sue Lindsey Kelly and husband Jon; granddaughters, Kim Kelly Harris and husband Wade and Kaye Kelly Webster and husband Jim; great-grandchildren, Camie Harris, Krisie Harris, Derik Webster, Tristian Webster, Alley Webster and Nathan Jon Webster; great-great-grandchildren, Dylan and Brett; sisters-in-law, Ruth Lindsey Cole, Margaret Lindsey Cox, Jo Ann Lindsey and Polly Adkins; brothers-in-law, G. W. Adkins and Al Cole; nieces and nephews, Charlene Cross Winston, Dala Cross Rouse, Phillip Kirby Gull, Mickey Cox, Kent Lindsey, Cindy Hampton, Elaine McGee and Ann Farr.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

WALTER SEALS 
ADA � Services for Walter Lee Seals, 66, Ada, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Reaper Baptist Church, the Rev. Freddie Clark officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mr. Seals died Sept. 22, 2005, at an Oklahoma City hospital. He was born Dec. 11, 1938, at Maxwell, Okla., to Willie and Johnnie Mae Brown Seals. He attended Napier school.

Mr. Seals married Carolyn Yvonne Littlejohn. She died Aug. 8, 1998. He was employed as kitchen help with Golden Corral Restaurant from the time the restaurant opened at Ada until his retirement in June of 2005. Formerly, he was employed with Wickham Packing Plant, Ada. Mr. Seals was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include a son, Walter Seals, Jr., Allentown, Pa.; two daughters, Kathy Seals and Sherryli Rennae Seals, both of Tulsa; four brothers, Raymond Seals, Spencer, Douglas Seals, Eli Seals, both of Ada, and Willie Pink, Pauls Valley; one sister, Bertha Seals, Oklahoma City; eleven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Bearers are his nephews, Jeffery Curtis Seals, Ronalda Seals, Jeremy Washington, Craig Rogers, Steven �Bud� Seals and Kenneth Ray Seals.

Criswell Funeral Home

BRIAN SELF 
ADA � Memorial services for Brian Clark Self, 45, Ada, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, Jay Keel officiating.

Mr. Self died Sept. 15, 2005, at his home. He was born April 8, 1960, at Ada, to Leon C. and Betty Benton Self. He lived all his life in this area, graduating from Ada High School in 1978 and East Central University May 11, 1985, with high honors, receiving a bachelor of arts degree. While at ECU he was a member of Pi Gamma Alu International Honor Society in social science, a member of Alpha Chi and received a service award for service to the University, to the student body, and to the community. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a degree of juris doctorate May 7, 1988. He was elected to Who�s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges in 1983-1984 and 1984-1985. He was commended for Academic Achievement in Politics and Government on April 26, 1985.

Mr. Self passed the Oklahoma Bar Exam Oct. 5, 1988. He practiced family law for several years until health problems forced him to retire.

Survivors include his mother, Dr. Betty Self, Robert Lee, Texas; his father, Dr. Leon Self, Wyandotte, Okla.; two brothers, Bruce Self and wife Diana and Thomas Self, all of Denton, Texas; and two nephews, Ben and Jason.

Criswell Funeral Home

JACKIE CARPITCHER 
ADA � Services for Jackie �Jack� Carpitcher, 80, Ada, are 2 p.m. Saturday at Seminole Indian Baptist Church, the Revs. George Harjochee and Webster Fixico officiating. Burial follows at Carpitcher Family Cemetery. Wake services will be 6 p.m. Thursday at the Criswell Funeral Chapel, and at Seminole Baptist Church Friday evening.

Mr. Carpitcher was born May 23, 1925, at Sasakwa, to Weitna Weitna Carpitcher and Lilly Davis Carpitcher. He died Sept. 20, 2005, at home.

He married Winnie Mae Harjo in 1942. He was baptized by Walter Morgan at Birdcreek Indian Baptist Church. He and his brother and uncles built the first ball diamond at the Mekusukey Mission. He worked in the oil fields and as a laborer, and had his own engine shop.

He was preceded in death by four brothers, Robert Carpitcher, Freeland Carpitcher, Eunah Carpitcher and Joe Carpitcher; and two sisters, Sally Martin and Katy Cass.

Survivors include one son, W.W. Jimmy Carpitcher and wife Maxine, Sasakwa; three daughters, Jackie Kernel, Ada, Julia Isaac, Madill, and JoAnna Carpitcher, Byng; one sister, Virginia Cosar, Konawa; 15 grandchildren, Rhonda, Charlie, Rhoda, Angie, Deanna, Weitna, Jonnie, Jonell, Jon Jr., Travis, Janice, Timothy, Michael, Marques and Mario; 28 great-grandchildren, Ateesha, William, Tashina, Winterstar, Winterdawn, Destiny, Alexander, Rhiannon, Zaniel, Cynda Ann, Monique, LeAnn, Danielle, Amanda, Jessica, Thomas, Olivia, Kennedy, Kelsey, Kanada, Kenyon, Sierra, Grace, Aleah, Jonathan, Zachery, Johnsey, Emilee and Joseph; and many nieces, nephews, and relatives.

Bearers are Samuel Cane, Michael Joe, Jock Jones, Timmy Narcomey, Israel Camp and Edward Walker.

Honorary bearers are Danny James Carpitcher, Jesse James Carpitcher, Jackie Freland Davis, Victor Scott Underhill, Tyree Lee Underhill, Anthony Gordon Cosar and Mickey Lee Cosar.

Criswell Funeral Home

LLOYD BOLIN SR. 
LIVE OAK SPRINGS RESORT, Calif. � Graveside services for Lloyd H. Bolin Sr., 83, Live Oak Springs Resort, were Sept. 9, 2005, in El Centro, Calif.

Mr. Bolin died Sept. 1, 2005. He was born March 30, 1922, at Healdton, Okla. He lived in the Ada, Okla., area for many years. He married Billie Van Buskirk Oct. 13, 1945, at Sulphur, Okla. They moved to Holtville, Calif., in 1957. Mr. Bolin worked as a heavy equipment operator at Imperial Valley until he retired in 1980.

Survivors include his wife, Billie; two sons, Harold Bolin and wife Jennifer, El Centro, and Gary Bolin, Columbia Falls, Mont.; three grandsons, Steven Bolin, Denver, Colo., Brent Bolin, El Centro, and Michael Bolin, College Station, Texas; two granddaughters; Michelle Jorgensen and Elizabeth Christianson, both of Missoula, Mont.; nine great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Hems Brothers Mortuary, El Centro

AUDREY PLYMALE REID 
HOLDENVILLE � Graveside Services for Audrey Plymale Reid, 79, Holdenville, are 1:30 p.m. Thursday, at Holdenville Cemetery.

She died Sept. 19, 2005.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home

ROSALIE GROTHAUS 
SHAWNEE � Wake services for Rosalie Grothaus, 67, Shawnee, formerly of Wewoka, are 6 p.m. Thursday at Stout-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services are 2 p.m. Friday at Stout-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel. Burial follows at Factor Cemetery.

She died Sept. 19, 2005, at an Oklahoma City hospital.

Stout-Phillips Funeral Home, Wewoka.

RAYMOND LEMMINGS 
KONAWA � Private family services are set for Raymond Gene Lemmings, 61, Konawa. He died Sept. 19, 2005, at Konawa.

Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home

CHARLES HARRY 
ALLEN � Memorial services for Charles �Chuck� Elmer Harry, 74, Allen, will be set at a later date. He died Sept. 20, 2005, at Ada.

Smith-Phillips Funeral Home, Ada

SUE GREEN 
RIVERBANK, Calif. � Graveside services for Sue Green, 69, Riverbank, are 11 a.m. Thursday at Lakewood Memorial Park. Viewing is from 4-8 p.m. today at Riverbank Memorial Chapel.

Mrs. Green died Sept. 18, 2005, at a local hospital. She was born Oct. 28, 1935.

She was a native of Oklahoma. She worked as a manager for the Credit Bureau of Stanislans County for 35 years. She was also a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include her husband, Nathan Green, Riverbank; three children, Karen Green, Modesto, Natha Snow, Montana, and Steven Green, Riverbank; two sisters, Mildred Clinton, Oklahoma, and LaWanda Snyder, New Mexico; three brothers, Billy Joe Young, Fresno, Elmer Lee Young and Riley Young, both of Oklahoma; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

The family says that remembrances may be made to the American Cancer Society/Stanislaus Unit 1604 Ford Ave., Modesto, CA 95350.

Riverbank Memorial Chapels

CLAUD CLARK JR. 
ROFF � Graveside services for Claud William Clark Jr., �Bubbie,� �Splinner,� 37, Roff, are 10 a.m. Friday at East Hill Cemetery, Roff, Rick Brown and Billy Box officiating.

Mr. Clark died Sept. 19, 2005, at Tishomingo. He was born Aug. 26, 1968, at Bakersfield, Calif., to Claud William and Merri Lynn Bird Clark.

He lived around the Fittstown area all his life. He graduated from Sasakwa High School.

Mr. Clark married Cheryll Phillips Kirk March 9, 1996, at Roff.

He was a heavy equipment operator for T.X.I., Mill Creek.

Survivors include his wife, Cheryll Clark, of the home; a son, Zack Clark, of the home; a daughter, Ashley Clark, of the home; stepchildren, Dustin Kirk and wife Ashley, Melody Stokes, all of Roff, and Julie Pennington and husband Brent, Ada; his father, Claud Clark Sr. and wife Brenda, Fittstown; his mother, Merri Clark, Ada; grandmother, Georgia Thomas, Missouri; two sisters, Melinda O�Dell and husband Billy, Tulsa, and Toni Collins and husband Tony, Ada; brother, Danny Clark and wife Jerri, Kentucky; his mother and father-in-law, Gene and Linda Phillips, Roff; a sister-in-law, Genia Phillips, Roff; a brother-in-law, Randall Phillips and wife Lisa, Fittstown; five foster children, Brittany Stokes, Kelsey Kirkland, Roff, Larissa Kirkland, Stonewall, Ashley and Norma Jean Watham, of the home; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

ALLIE LOVELIS 
STONEWALL � Services for Allie Lovelis, 84, Stonewall, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. She died Sept. 21, 2005, at her home.

MABEL ALLRED 
ALLEN � Services for Mabel Gladys Allred, 96, Allen, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. She died Sept. 20, 2005, at a local hospital.

WYNDELL WALKER SR. 
ADA � Services for Wyndell LaKeith Walker Sr., 71, Ada, are 10 a.m. Thursday at Criswell Funeral Chapel, the Rev. Jamie Perry officiating. Burial follows at Memorial Park Cemetery, with the U. S. Navy honor Guard conducting military honors.

Mr. Walked died Sept. 19, 2005, at an Oklahoma City hospital. He was born Aug. 6, 1934, at Ada, to Oscar Walker and Perleedia Britt Walker.

He attended Ada schools and graduated from East Central University in 1979, and also graduated from Murray State College with studies in gunsmithing. At that time, he was the oldest college graduate in Oklahoma history. He was Commanding Officer of the U. S. Navy Sea Cadet League from 1982-1984. He worked at Byng schools from 1972-1991, retiring in 1991 as a teacher. He was of the Baptist faith. He was a member of A.R.R.L. Amateur Radio Operators, Oklahoma Education Association, Pontotoc County Retired Teachers Association, National Rifle Association and T. S. A. He retired from the U. S. Navy as a YN1 after serving 20 years, serving in Vietnam and Korea, and was a member of the Fleet Reserve.

He married Tommie Abbott in January of 1971 in Ada.

Survivors include his wife, Tommie, of the home; five sons, Wyndell L. Walker Jr., Oklahoma City, Mike Canada, Eddie Canada, both of Byng, Ross Galemore, Midwest City, and Keith Walker, Modesto, Calif.; five daughters, Cindy Galemore, Woodward, Wynell Thomas, Ukiah, Calif., Brenda Walker, Linda Walker, both of Dyersburg, Tenn., and Wynelda Jo Woodward, Fort McCoy, Fla.; two sisters, Jackee Bolin, Tulsa, and Merle Ann Knight, Tahlequah; seventeen grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and adopted grandchildren.

Bearers are Keith Allred, Glen Walker, Ronnie Mitchusson, Mark Davis, Kyle Jones and Ronnie Smith.

Honorary bearers are Lyle Henderson, Al Martin, Eric Martin, Ronnie Owens, Evan Martin, Tom Gillum, Justin West, Joe Farmer and Joe Tingle.

Criswell Funeral Home

JACK CARPITCHER 
ADA � Services for Jack Carpitcher, 80, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. He died Sept. 20, 2005, at his home.

Criswell Funeral Home

CLARA ALFRED 
STONEWALL � Services for Clara Alfred, 99, Stonewall, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. She died Sept. 27, 2005, at her home.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

RUTH SEXTON REEVES 
YUKON � Services for Ruth Marie Sexton Reeves, 81, Yukon, formerly of Ada, are 2 p.m. Thursday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. John Ward officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mrs. Reeves died Sept. 27, 2005, at an Oklahoma City hospital. She was born Dec. 3, 1923, northwest of Watonga, to Henry and Alvina Grabow Edsall. She attended Loyal Grade School and graduated from Loyal High School in Loyal, Okla.

She married Lester Charles Sexton Oct. 24, 1945, at Loyal. He died June 13, 1976, at Ada. She later married Everett Weldon Reeves July 31, 1986, at Ada. He died Dec.11, 1999, at Ada.

In the 1930s, Mrs. Reeves was employed at T.G. & Y. at Kingfisher, and later at the State Capital. She was employed at Latta School for over 25 years, and 10 years with the Senior Citizens Recreation Center, Ada. She was a member of Morris Memorial Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Harvey Edsall and Delbert Edsall.

Survivors include two daughters, Patricia Ward and husband, John, Deer Creek, and Deanna Jones and husband, Glenn, Ada; three sons, Lee Sexton and wife Judy, Jim Murray and wife Jan, all of Choctaw, and Creig Sexton and wife Kathy, Piedmont; 18 grandchildren; and 32 great-grandchildren.

Bearers are her grandsons, T. J. Hirosky, Aaron Sexton, Nathon Sexton, Jeremy Sexton, Jason Sexton, Jordon Sexton, Benjamin Sexton, John Robert Ward and Jonathon Murray.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

IRENE AKINS 
RAVIA � Graveside services for Irene Akins, 60, Ravia, are 2 p.m. today at Condon Grove Cemetery, Milburn. She died Sept. 25, 2005, at Ardmore.

Watts Funeral Home, Tishomingo

ELVIS MORRIS 
STRATFORD � Services for Elvis Avery Morris, 89, Stratford, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Stratford First Baptist Church, the Revs. Bill Rea, Marvin Knox and Chaplain Wayne Birdwell officiating. Burial follows at McGee Cemetery.

Mr. Morris died Sept. 26, 2005, at Stratford. He was born Feb. 8, 1916, at Stratford, to Walter J. and Emma Eeds Morris. He married Wilda V. Endicott Dec. 30, 1933, at Stratford. He was a rancher and a beekeeper. He lived in the Stratford area all of his life. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Stratford.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Alois Morris and Yvonne Morris; and one grandson, Rodney Wood.

Survivors include his wife, Wilda Morris, Stratford; one son, LaDon Morris and wife Patsy, Stratford; two daughters, Norma Rhodes and husband J.L., Ada, and Vicki and Tom Pickard, Stratford; one brother, Leon Morris, Stratford; one sister, Reba Magar, Stratford; five grandchildren, Donna and Jim York, Ada, Keith and Debbie Bittle, Larry and Susan Morris, Donnie Morris, and Tomi and Shannon Tice, all of Stratford; two step grandchildren, Angie Brown and Denise Clary; 15 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

Bearers are Keith Bittle, Larry Morris, Donnie Morris, Jim York, Shannon Tice and Avry Wood.

Honorary bearers are Dustin Morris, Adam York, Ralph Dykeman Jr., Roy Watson, Jake Bittle and Donnie Cothren.

Pickard Funeral Home

DUSTY ABBOTT 
ADA � Services for Dusty Abbott, 19, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. He died Sept. 26, 2005.

Criswell Funeral Home

NADINE ALEXANDER 
ADA � Services for Frances Nadine Alexander, 77, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. She died Sept. 26, 2005, at her home.

Criswell Funeral Home

CAITLIN WOOTEN 
ADA � Services for Caitlin Elizabeth Wooten, 16, Ada, are 10 a.m. Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church in Ada, Dr. Michael Frederick and the Rev. Larry Varvel will officiate. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery.

The teen was born Jan. 17, 1989, in Oklahoma City to Van and Donna Hood Wooten.

She attended school at Washington Irving Elementary in Edmond, Washington Elementary and Homer Elementary in Ada, and was currently a junior at Ada High School.

Miss Wooten was a member of Victory Life Fellowship, where she was active in church activities. She was a member of the Ada High School Band, colorguard, Performing Arts Club, Spanish Club and Fellowship of Christian Athletes at Ada High School.

Survivors include her mother, Donna Wooten, of the home; her father and stepmother, Van and Cindy Wooten, Corinth, Texas; a sister, Amanda Wooten, of the home; grandparents, Andy and Joann Hood, Ada, and Sharon Sanders, Grapevine, Texas; uncle, Kevin Hood and uncle and aunt, David and Jennifer Hood; an aunt, Susan Hood; great-aunt and uncle, Bill and Ann Sneed, DeSoto, Texas; and many other relatives.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Daniel Wooten in 1987.

Bearers will be Matt Taylor, Jake Jones, Doug West, Brian Sutterfield, Justin Black and Marshal Ross.

Honorary bearers will be the Ada High School Color Guard, Victory Life Fellowship Youth Group, and the Ada High School Cheerleaders.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

MERLIN ALLARD 
ADA � Services for Merlin I. Allard, 81, Ada, are 10 a.m. Tuesday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Russell Hughes officiating. Burial will be at the Fort Logan National Cemetery in Fort Logan, Colo.

Mr. Allard died Friday, Sept. 23, 2005, at a local hospital. He was born July 31, 1924, at St. Ignatius, Mont., to Irving and Mabel Hannaford Allard.

He attended elementary school at St. Ignatius and graduated from St. Maries High School in Idaho on May 29, 1942.

He married Anna Payne on Oct. 1, 1949. She died March 31, 1968. He married Patsy Black Parks on Aug. 1, 1969.

Mr. Allard served from 1942 with the U.S. Army Air Corps for two years and the U.S. Air Force for 20 years, retiring as a master sergeant in 1964. He was a paratrooper in the 517th, receiving a Purple Heart Commendation. Later, he was a barber in Denver, Colo., for 12 years. He moved to this area in 1976 from Lakewood, Colo. Mr. Allard was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Survivors include his wife, Pat Allard, of the home; six daughters, Penny Doyle, Washington, Toni Allard-Beebe, Seattle, Wash., Debbie Benefield, Arvada, Colo., Rita Tillinghast, Phoenix, Ariz., Mary Nemmers, Westminster, Colo., Veronica �Cardie� Edgar, Oceanside, Calif., and Tricia Whorton, Artesia, N.M.; a son, Joe Allard, Conroe, Texas; two stepdaughters, Marque Iversen, Inglewood, Colo., Lisa Whittenberg, Montrose, Colo.; and a stepson, Britt Parks, Montrose, Colo.; 22 grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Monte Allard and Sidney Allard.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

MINNIE SHIELDS 
Ada � A wake for Minnie Shields, 79, is 7 p.m. today at Smith-Phillips Funeral Home, Ada, the Revs. Jesse Rodgers and Sam Johnson officaiting.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Smith-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel in Ada, the Revs. Osborn Roberts and Donnie Jacob officiating. Burial follows at Steedman Cemetery.

Mrs. Shields died Sept. 24, 2005 at a local hospital. She was born Sept. 28, 1925, in Mcmillan, Okla., to Charley and Adeline Courtney Allen.

She married Joseph Shields June 22, 1944, in Allen. He died Jan. 5, 1994.

Mrs. Shields has lived in the Pontotoc County area all her life. She was a member of the Johnson Chapel United Methodist Church and involved with Connerville Senior Activities. She was a homemaker.

Mrs. Shields is survived by three sons, Charles Shields, Kent Shields and his wife Carol, all of Ada, Harlan Shields, Stonewall; eight daughters, Rose Jefferson and husband Gene, Imogene Imotichey-Walker and husband Gary, Louise Shields, Mary Gipson and husband Leslie, Carol Fox and husband Pete, Marla Key and husband Roy, all of Ada, Mae Hamilton and husband Robert, Gayle Clark and husband Scott, all of Mill Creek; a brother, Franklin Allen and wife Mary of Ada; sister-in-law, Lee Fannie Roberts, Tupelo; 23 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Shields was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Shields; parents, Charley and Adeline Courtney Allen; two sons, Henry Shields and Simon Shields; three sisters, Winnie Allen, Belle Zora Thomas, and Clara Brown; a grandson, Steven Hamilton; three brothers, Melton Allen, Tandy Allen and Calvin Allen.

Bearers are Ellis Taylor, Junior Wisdom, Stanley Smith, Tony Lewis, Mark Johnson, and James Perry.

Honorary Pallbearers are Chickasaw Nation Gov. Bill Anoatubby, Chickasaw Nation Lt. Gov. Jefferson Keel, Buddy Wesley, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Smith-Phillips Funeral Home, Ada

ELMA ROADY 
DAVIS � Services for Elma Lorene Roady, 89, Davis, are 11 a.m. Monday at the Pentecostal Holiness Church. Burial follows at Green Hill Cemetery. She died Sept. 21, 2005.

Hale�s Fox Funeral Home

KEVIN WEAST 
TULSA � Services for Kevin D. Weast, 37, Tulsa, are 10 a.m. Monday at South Tulsa Baptist Church, Dr. Lonnie Latham officiating. Burial follows at Atwood Cemetery, Atwood. Visitation is today from 5-9 p.m. at Bixby Funeral Service.

Mr. Weast died Sept. 22, 2005. He was born Dec. 1, 1967 at Bethesda, Md., to the Rev. Forest and Patricia Poole Weast. His family settled in Oklahoma in 1975. He attended Lexington Public Schools and Stratford Public Schools before moving to Midwest City in 1980 where he graduated from Carl Albert High School in 1986. He attended East Central University, for two years and earned his accounting degree from Oklahoma Baptist University. He was very active in the accounting field and was a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors, Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants and Tulsa Conference of Accountants. Mr. Weast earned his certifications as a Certified Internal Auditor and Certified Public Accountant. He was employed at Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group as a director of special projects in the marketing department.

He was preceded in death by one infant sister, Janet; and grandparents, Marvin Weast, Lillie Mearl Weast and J.C. Poole.

Survivors include his wife, Stephanie, of the home; daughters, Sayre and Schuler of the home; son Bryer, of the home; his parents, the Rev. Forest and Patricia Weast, Ada; sister, Kimberly Weast-Sabella and husband Lt. Col. James Sabella, Troy, Ill.; nieces, Hannah and Rachel Sabella, Troy, Ill.; nephew, Anthony Sabella, Troy, Ill.; and grandmother, Viva Greene Poole, Ada.

The family says that memorial donations may be made to South Tulsa Baptist Church, Building Fund, 10310 S. Sheridan Road, Tulsa, OK 74133.

Bixby Funeral Service, Bixby

SUE WILSON 
ADA � Graveside services for Sue Wilson, 63, Ada, are 10 a.m. Monday at Memory Gardens, McAlester, Capts. Mark and LeighAnn Craddock of the Salvation Army officiating.

Mrs. Wilson died Sept. 22, 2005, at a Norman hospital. She was born Nov. 29, 1941, at Ada, to Marion Allen and Edna Mackelmurray Allen. She married Jackie Dean Wilson April 17, 1964, at Ada. He died Sept. 17, 1996.

Mrs. Wilson was a homemaker and a member of the Salvation Army and the Home League.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; several brothers and sisters; and one son-in-law, Ted Castillo.

Survivors include one son, David Wilson, of the home; three daughters, Angel Bray and husband Tim, Tammy Castillo and Jackie Cochran and husband Freddie, all of Ada; two brothers, Richard Allen, Ada, and Vern Wilson and wife Connie, Bristow; two sisters, Roberta Robinson, Tishomingo, and Billie Blansett, McAlester; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Smith-Phillips Funeral Home

MERLIN ALLARD 
ADA � Services for Merlin I. Allard, 81, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. He died Sept. 23, 2005, at a local hospital.

Criswell Funeral Home

MARION LEWIS 
DALLAS, Texas � Services for Marion Talmadge Lewis, 44, Dallas, are 10 a.m. Thursday at Hudson-Phillips Funeral Chapel, Holdenville, Okla. He died Sept. 29, 2005.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville, Okla.

BILLY SANDERS 
OKLAHOMA CITY � Services for Billy Eugene Sanders, 78, Oklahoma City, are 2 p.m. Thursday at Hudson-Phillips Funeral Chapel, Holdenville. Burial follows at Atwood Cemetery, Atwood. He died Oct. 3, 2005.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville

MODEAN LAMSON 
ADA � Services for Modean Lamson, 81, Ada, are 10 a.m. Friday, at the First United Methodist Church, Dr. George Warren officiating. Burial follows at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mrs. Lamson died Oct. 3, 2005, at a local nursing home. She was born June 2, 1924, at Kanima, Okla., to William M. and Sarah Denton Meek. She graduated from Okmulgee High School and attended Wichita State University.

She married Thomas B. Lamson June 4, 1950, at Wichita, Kan. Mrs. Lamson was a medical technician at Valley View Regional Hospital from 1967 until her retirement in 1978. Formerly, she was employed with the Sugg Clinic from 1953 until 1960. Mrs. Lamson was a member of the First United Methodist Church, a member of the United Methodist Women, taught Sunday School for 3-year-olds, and was a volunteer at Ballard Nursing Home for many years.

Survivors include her husband, Tom Lamson, of the home; one son, Tom Lamson, Jr. and wife Joan, Oklahoma City; one daughter, Sheila Winemiller and husband Jake, Sterling, Neb.; five grandchildren, Mollie Brue, Norman, Kearby Lamson, Edmond, Jack Winemiller, Hannah Winemiller and Johnson Winemiller, all of Sterling, Neb.; two sisters, Norma Jean Smith, Bartlesville, and Lela Olds, Blanchard; and one brother, Damon Meek, Houston, Texas.

The family says those who wish may make memorials to the First United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 566, Ada, OK 74820.

Criswell Funeral Home

W. A. BALLARD 
ADA � Services for W. A. Ballard, 82, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. He died Oct. 5, 2005, at his home.

Criswell Funeral Home

LORICE COLLIER 
TULSA � Services for Lorice Wanda Collier, 84, Tulsa, formerly of Ada, are 2 p.m. Thursday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, Carl Johnson officiating. Burial follows at Memorial Park Cemetery, Ada.

Mrs. Collier died Oct. 1, 2005, at Tulsa. She was born Oct. 5, 1920, at Stonewall, to C. F. and Minnie Burnett Billings. She lived in the Stonewall and Ada area all her life, graduating from Ada High School in 1938. She also attended East Central University.

She married Carroll Collier Jan. 17, 1942. He died Aug. 25, 2000. Mrs. Collier was a homemaker, and an active member of the First Baptist Church for over 50 years. She was a member of the Lydia Sunday School Class and she worked in the children�s department and Bible School. She was also a Den Mother in Cub Scouts and worked with the Campfire Girls.

Survivors include a daughter, Karen Collier, Tulsa; two sons, Don Collier, Caney, Kan., and Terry Collier, Tulsa; a sister, Betty Zanola, Norman; and five grandchildren, Lynn Kavulich, Richard Taliaferro, Kathy Collier, Amber Collier and Ashton Collier.

Bearers are Doug Kavulich, Chris Kalbach and Richard Taliaferro.

Honorary bearer is Aubrey Bain.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

JERRY NORTHCUTT 
SULPHUR � Services for Jerry Dale Northcutt, 73, Sulphur, are 3 p.m. Wednesday at Calvary Baptist Church. He died Oct. 2, 2005, at Oklahoma City.

Clagg Funeral Home

MODEAN LAMSON 
ADA � Services for Modean Lamson, 81, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. She died Monday, Oct. 3, 2005, at a local nursing home.

Criswell Funeral Home

RAY TURPIN 
STONEWALL � Services for G. Ray Turpin, 64, Stonewall, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. He died Oct. 3, 2005, at an Oklahoma City hospital.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

BILL ROBERTS 
TECUMSEH � Services for Bill Roberts, 73, Tecumseh, are 2 p.m. Thursday at Highland Church of Christ. Burial follows at Tecumseh Cemetery.

Mr. Roberts died Oct. 2, 2005, at Tecumseh.

Cooper Funeral Home, Tecumseh

LORICE COLLIER 
TULSA � Services for Lorice Billings Collier, 84, Tulsa, formerly of Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mrs. Collier died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005 at her home.

PHILLIP HOUCK SR. 
BISHOPVILLE, S.C. � Services for Phillip Eugene Houck Sr., 65, Bishopville, formerly of Ada, Okla., were Sept. 19, 2005, at Hancock-Elmore-Hill Funeral Home, Bishopville. Burial was in Piedmont Cemetery.

Mr. Houck died Sept. 16, at his home.

KATHERINE DUNCAN 
HICKORY � Services for Katherine Carlson Duncan, 39, Hickory, are 11 a.m. Monday at the Seventh-day Adventist Church, Davis. She died Sept. 29, 2005.

Clagg Funeral Home, Sulphur

LEOLA COLLIER
OKLAHOMA CITY � Services for Leola �Lee� M. Collier, 89, Oklahoma City, are 2 p.m. Monday at Sunny Lane Cemetery, Del City.

Mrs. Collier died Sept. 29, 2005, at Oklahoma City. She was born Feb. 20, 1916, at Frisco, Okla., to William H. and Clara Turner Chronister.

She married Percy �Red� Edward Collier in 1951. She moved from Ada to the Oklahoma City area in 1982.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; four brothers, Bob, Herb, Tom and Jack Chronister; two half-brothers, Jim and Carl Turner; a sister, Mattie Williams; and a stepson, Percy Collier.

Survivors include a three stepdaughters, Ann, Elizabeth and Margy; a sister, Myrtle Ann Rose, Valley Brook; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

Bill Eisenhour Funeral Homes, Del City

CARL RACKLEY
SHAWNEE � Services for Carl Allen Rackley, 61, Shawnee, are 2 p.m. Monday at the Downtown Pentecostal Holiness Church, Shawnee, the Rev. Ron Baldridge officiating. Burial follows at Resthaven Memorial Park.

Mr. Rackley died Sept. 29, 2005, at Ada. He was born Nov. 16, 1943, at Shawnee, to Leo J. and Lelvia Nuckols Rackley.

He graduated from Shawnee High School in 1961 and served six years in the 95th Army Reserve. He retired from Wolverine Tube, Shawnee, after 27 years of service, where he was a production supervisor. Prior to Wolverine, he worked as a carpenter with his father and brother-in-law, Bill Johnson. He was a member of the Downtown Pentecostal Holiness Church.

He married Sherry Lynn Thurmanat the Downtown Pentecostal Holiness Church, Shawnee, June 26, 1965.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Leo and Lelvia Rackley; mother and father-in-law, Melvin and Beulah Thurman; a sister, Anna Rose; a brother, Jesse Rackley; and a grandson, Collin Ryan Haley.

Survivors include his wife, Sherry, of the home; two daughters, Diana Lynn Young and husband Greg, Shawnee, and Rene� Allen and husband Carl, Ada; three grandchildren, Maegan, Erika and Zachary; a sister, Edith Johnson and husband Bill, Shawnee; three brothers-in-law, Ronnie Thurman and wife Vicki, Wanette, Donnie Thurman and wife Karen, and Bill Rose and wife Cathy, all of Shawnee; a sister-in-law, Dixie Rackley, Shawnee; and numerous other relatives and friends.

Walker Funeral Service

DUSTY ABBOTT 
ADA � Services for Dusty Bo Abbott, 19, Ada, are 2 p.m. Thursday at the First Baptist Church, Ada, the Revs. Kirk Remers, Randy McCown and Mike Luster officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mr. Abbott died Sept. 26, 2005, at Ada. He was born July 31, 1986, at Ada, to Vernon Vincent and Robin Leigh Thomas Abbott. He attended school at Latta and graduated from Roff High School in 2005, where he was a member of the Roff Tiger Basketball team, a member of the 2004 State Champion Baseball team, the Future Farmers of America and the Academic team at Roff High School. He was a freshman at East Central University, where he was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity.

Mr. Abbott was a Little League Umpire at the Homer Baseball Fields, was employed at the Chickasaw Lazer Zone and Superior Sign Shop. He attended Lightning Ridge Baptist Church and later attended Morris Memorial Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Sammie Thomas, Sally Dumas, Jourdan Abbott and Merle Abbott; and great-grandparents, Roy and Marie Bottoms.

Survivors include his parents, Vince and Robin Abbott, of the home; a sister, Misty Lynn Abbott, of the home; grandmother, Mary E. Thomas, Ada; two uncles, Richard Thomas and wife Pat and Russell Thomas, all of Ada; three aunts, Cindy Griffin and husband Richard, Ada, Holly Wilkes and husband Greg, Purcell, and Dayna Dumas, California; cousins, Rodney Thomas, Shannon Thomas, Justin Thomas, Mandy Thomas, Cody Griffin and Nicole Griffin, all of Ada.

Bearers are Richard Griffin, Cody Griffin, Brandon Hatton, Felix Perez, Eric Strickland and Billy Henson.

Honorary bearers are all members of the Latta Cubs, Roff Tigers and Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity.

Criswell Funeral Home

NADINE ALEXANDER 
ADA � Services for Frances Nadine Alexander, 77, Ada, are 2 p.m. Friday at Morris Memorial Baptist Church, the Rev. Gary Jamar officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mrs. Alexander died Sept. 26, 2005, at her home. She was born Nov. 6, 1927, at Jenks, to B. F. and Vernon D. Coley Taylor. She attended elementary school in Oklahoma, Arkansas and Missouri, and she attended Ada High School. She moved to this area in 1943 from Hugo.

She married Arthur D. �A. D.� Alexander Dec. 13, 1945, at Ada. He died Nov. 5, 1982, at Ada. Mrs. Alexander, and her sister, Bea Oakes, were co-owners and operators of Alexander and Oakes Income Tax Service for 25 years. Mrs. Alexander was later a partner in Kathy�s Half Size Shop for 18 years, retiring in December of 1993. She was of the Baptist faith, and taught Sunday school at Oak Avenue and Morris Memorial Baptist Churches for 53 years.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Lucy Payne and Beatrice Oakes; and three brothers, Delbert Taylor, Sammy Taylor and Fred Taylor.

Survivors include three sons, Jimmy D. Alexander, Whittier, Calif., Ronny V. Alexander and wife Frances, Ada, and Allen Bruce Alexander and wife Janice, Porter, Texas; grandchildren, Christopher L. Alexander and wife Brandy, North Charleston, S.C., Chad M. Alexander, Knob Noster, Mo., Diana M. Davis and husband Nick, Porter, Texas, and Logan Alexander, Tyler, Texas; two sisters-in-law, Ruth Ann Taylor, Ada, and Kathryn Taylor, McAlester; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Bearers are her grandsons, Chris Alexander, Chad Alexander, Logan Alexander, and Nick Davis, and Joe Bonner and Jim Jackson.

The family says those who wish may make memorials to the American Red Cross, Disaster Relief Fund, 704 N. Oak, Ste. 16, Ada, OK 74820.

Criswell Funeral Home

LANE GIFFORD 
ADA � Services for Joe Lane Gifford Jr., 50, Ada, are 2 
p.m. Tuesday at First Christian Church, the Rev. Barry Worcester officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mr. Gifford died Oct. 7, 2005, at a Ft. Smith, Ark. hospital. He was born April 15, 1955, at Ada, to Joe Lane and Anna Lee Roberts Gifford Sr. He lived in Ada all his life, attended Willard Grade School and graduated from Ada High School in 1973. He attended the University of Oklahoma and graduated from East Central University with a bachelor�s degree in business administration. He was president of Gifford Monument, Ada. Mr. Gifford was a certified memorialist, a member of the Monument Builders of North America, past president of Monument Builders Mid-America, a member of American Institute of Commemorative Art, a past member of the Ada Chamber Board, and a member of the Ada Lions Club. He was also a member of First Christian Church, Ada.

He married Debi McGalliard June 11, 1976, at Ada.

Survivors include his wife, Debi Gifford, of the home; two daughters, Brittany Beth Gifford, Plano, Texas, and Amy Elane Gifford, Norman; his parents, Joe Lane and Anna Lee Gifford, Ada; and numerous friends and family.

Bearers are Jack Lambert, John Durrett, Cliff Randall, Lynn Perry, Harry Smith and Perry Giles. Honorary bearers are Joe Presley, Ken Maxwell, Bill Thompson, Tom Runnells, Mark Landrith, Tommy Mayhue, Mike Duncan, Lyndon Sutton, David Ellis, Jim Sanders, Randy Harp, Don Carpenter, Harry Turner and Phil Akin.

Criswell Funeral Home

NORA THOMASON

ARDMORE � Services for Nora A. Thomason, 93, Ardmore, are 11 a.m. Saturday at Bethel Baptist Church, the Rev. Ken McIntire officiating. Burial follows at Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation is tonight from 6-8 at Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home.

Mrs. Thomason died Oct. 5, 2005, at Ardmore. She was born May 18, 1912, at Farmersville, Texas, to Joseph Lee and William Ann Price Webb. She married Harber Newman Thomason Nov. 27, 1937, at Celeste, Texas. He preceded her in death in 1964.

Mrs. Thomason lived in the Ardmore area since 1937, after having moved from Farmersville. She worked for many years as a cook at Ardmore Public Schools and also at several nursing facilities. She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two sons, Newman and Mark Thomason; a daughter, Barbara Besherse; three brothers, Granvil, Price and Von Ray Webb; and three sisters, Verner McCloud, Lottie DeMent and Francis Mosley.

Survivors include four sons, Thurman Thomason and wife Judy, Ardmore, David Thomason and wife Peggy, Lone Grove, Don Ray Thomason and wife Betty Jo and Paul Lynn Thomason, McLloud; three daughters, Vida Sue Besherse and husband Frank, Lone Grove, Joanna Smathers and husband Fern, Baton Rouge, La., and Mary Lanier and husband Floyce, Ada; a daughter-in-law, Charlene Fox, Port Lavaca, Texas; a brother, David Webb and wife Lois, Davis; a sister, Bernice Kent and husband Aubria, Pampa, Texas; three sisters-in-law, Carol Crites, Roy, Utah, Jo Webb, Lockney, Texas, and Owanna DeMent, Sherman, Texas; 29 grandchildren; 49 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and special friend, Todd Brown.

Bearers are her grandsons.

The family says that memorials may be made to a charity of choice.

Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home

EVA DURHAM

KONAWA � Services for Eva Lee Durham, 76, Konawa, are 10 a.m. Saturday at Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Wade Scott officiating. Burial follows at Vamoosa Cemetery. She died Oct. 5, 2005, at a Seminole nursing home.

Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home

DEVONNA HALEY

STRATFORD � Memorial Services for Devonna Gail Haley, 48, Stratford, are 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Criswell Funeral Home, Toby Ross officiating.

Ms. Haley died Oct. 5, 2005, south of Tecumseh. She was born Oct. 8, 1956, at Jacksonville, Tenn., to Monte and Ophelia Cotham Smalley. She attended school at Ada and lived in the Ada area most of her life. She moved to Stratford six months ago.

Survivors include a daughter, Kelsie Dean and husband Paul, Oklahoma City; her father, Monte Smalley Sr., Ada; her mother, Ophelia Walker, Virginia; a brother, Monte Dale Smalley Jr.; a grandson, Connor White; a granddaughter, Shane White; four stepgreat-grandchildren, Tony, Bianca, Callie and Kannon; and numerous other relatives.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

CLORENE HUBBARD

ADA � Services for Clorene Hubbard, 79, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. She died Oct. 6, 2005, at a local nursing home.

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BOBBY JOE SWEAT

LULA � Services for Bobby Joe Sweat, 78, Lula, are 2 p.m. Saturday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, Kendell Martin, Alfred Murr and Ernest Lee Sweat officiating. Burial follows at Lula Cemetery.

Mr. Sweat died Oct. 6, 2005, at his home. He was born Oct. 16, 1926, near Ada, to Buck and Elizabeth Woods Sweat. He attended schools at Lula and Lone Oak and graduated from Lula High School.

He married Mary Maxine Clifford Aug. 5, 1992. Mr. Sweat was employed with Kerr-McGee at Pampa, Texas. He was later employed by Trend Engineering, until his retirement. He served in the U. S. Army during World War II and the Korean Conflict.

He was preceded in death by six brothers, Leroy Sweat, Vernon Sweat, Hugh Sweat, Knox Sweat, Buck Sweat Jr. and James Lloyd Sweat; and a sister, Doris June Harden.

Survivors include his wife, Maxine Sweat, of the home; one son, Dewey Craig Sweat and wife Kathi, Tyler, Texas; a daughter, Cindy Sweat Martin and husband Kendell, Jesse; a stepson, Ricky Thompson and wife Trina, Allen; a stepdaughter, Debbie Herndon and husband Derek, Lake View, Ore.; three grandsons; seven stepgranddaughters, including Cetieva and Patience Thompson, of the home; three stepgrandsons; two sisters, Marcine Johnston and Nell Wofford, both of Lula.

Bearers are his grandsons, Micah Martin and Wesley Sweat, and Darrell Lackey, Alvin Boan, Donald Brooks and Ernest Lee Sweat.

Honorary bearers are Lester Kymes, Vestel Cole, Benny Allison, James Briggs, James Oliver, Henry Young, J. O. Kirby, Elmo Fulton, Lyndal Alcorn, Bill Brady and Hollis Kite.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

RAY TURPIN

STONEWALL � Services for Gilford Ray �Frog� Turpin, 64, Stonewall, are 2 p.m. Friday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, Don Hoover officiating. Burial follows at Highland Cemetery, Stonewall. Chickasaw Honor Guard will conduct military honors at the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:30-8:30 p.m. today at Criswell Funeral Home.

Mr. Turpin died Oct. 3, 2005, at an Oklahoma City hospital. He was born Dec. 13, 1940, at Ada, to O. D. and Cecil Votaw Turpin. He lived in the Tupelo and Stonewall areas all his life and graduated from Tupelo High School in 1959.

He married Mary Williams July 10, 1970, at Allen. Mr. Turpin was a rancher, an oilfield pumper and was employed with Brockway Glass Company for 28 years. He served in the U. S. Army from 1959 until 1963.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Charlene Turpin, in 1973.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Turpin, of the home; a daughter, Amy Bolen and husband Victor, Stonewall; a son, Mitch Turpin and wife Rachel, Ada; two grandsons, Blayke Bolen and Kaden Turpin; three sisters, Barbara Prince, Holdenville, LaVelle Hill and husband David Ray, Ada, and Sherry Stonecipher, Savanna, Okla.; and several other relatives.

Bearers are Herbert Sanders, Charles Glover, Glenn McDonald, Gary Woodard, Mark Hill and Rex Gammons.

Honorary bearers are Louie McDonald, Jack Sanders, Leonard Daniel, Floyd Underhill, Robert McDonald and Jack Chapman.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

DUB BALLARD

ADA � Services for W. A. �Dub� Ballard, 83, Ada, are 10 a.m. Saturday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Delbert Akin officiating. Burial follows at Memorial Park Cemetery. Chickasaw Honor Guard will conduct military honors at the cemetery.

Mr. Ballard died Oct. 5, 2005, at his home. He was born July 15, 1922, at Chism, Okla., to William Andrew and Cora Delorah Dickson Ballard. He attended school at Galey and Vanoss.

He married Melvina Gardner April 9, 1943. Mr. Ballard was the former owner of service stations in Ada, served with the Ada Police Department, and also owned Johnson Transfer and Storage. He served in the U. S. Army from 1942 until 1945 with the 83rd infantry division of medical corps. in Germany. He was a member of the Free Will Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Gwendolyn Sorrels; and a sister, LaVera Wood.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Melvina Ballard, of the home; one son, Garry Lynn Ballard, Ada; two daughters, Wilma Hatton, Seminole, and Martha Jordan, Hopkinsville, Ky.; 11 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.

Bearers are Robin Horton Robleto, Rachael Howard, Cindy Reeves, Gary Leslie, Paul Reeves and Rickey Horton.

Honorary bearers will be Matthew Hatton, Chandler Williams and �Mick� Jagger Williams.

Criswell Funeral Home

CORA BRYAN

ADA � Services for Cora Thompson Bryan, 87, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. She died Oct. 6, 2005, at a local hospital.

ELLA HISAW

ADA � Services for Ella Hisaw, 95, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. She died Oct. 6, 2005, at a local hospital.

BOBBY SWEAT

LULA � Services for Bobby Joe Sweat, 78, Lula, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. He died Oct. 6, 2005, at his home.

BILL ROBERTS 
TECUMSEH � Services for Bill Roberts, 73, Tecumseh, are 2 p.m. Thursday at Highland Church of Christ, Brett McKnight and Bob Anderson officiating. Burial follows at Tecumseh Cemetery.

Mr. Roberts was born April 15, 1932, at Adell, to Pryde Merritt and Rollo Mae (Burlison) Roberts. He started first grade at Tecumseh, and was a 1950 graduate of Tecumseh High School. While in high school, he participated in football, track, boxing and FFA. He then attended Poteau Junior College for one year and transferred to East Central State College in 1951 on a football scholarship. Following his military service, he resumed his education at East Central in January of 1955, where he played football for the East Central Tigers once again and graduated in January of 1957.

He served with the U.S. Army at Korea from November of 1952, until September of 1954, where he received a Purple Heart. Following his military service, he entered the Army National Guard. He received his Lt. Commission in 1962 and retired in 1992 as a Captain in the Oklahoma National Guard 45th Infantry Division.

He married Jody Whitsett in October of 1952. He taught and coached at Tecumseh High School for several years and in 1961, he taught at South Rock Creek one semester after the new building was completed. At the beginning of the 1964-1965 school year, he became principal and served in that position until his retirement Dec. 31, 1987. He also preached for the Church of Christ for 28 years and served as the pulpit minister in Tribbey for seven years and then in Earlsboro from 1966-1994.

Mr. Roberts was a past president and active member of the Tecumseh High School Alumni Association; the American Legion; a founding member of the Tecumseh Roundup Club; Oklahoma Educators Association; Pottawatomie County Retired Teachers Association; and actively involved as a surrogate parent at Central Oklahoma Juvenile Center, where he also served as a mentor and a Citizen Advisory Board member.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one great-grandson, Cade Lozano; and two sisters, Theresa Shirey and Alma Logsdon.

Survivors include his wife, Jody Roberts, of the Home; two daughters, Tamara Lawson and husband Buddy, Shawnee, and Lisa Wise and husband Tom, Lititz, Pa.; one son, Merritt Roberts and wife Denise, Guthrie; one sister, Juanita Mongold and husband Jim, Shawnee; one brother, Ron Roberts and wife Joyce, Poteau; ten grandchildren, Heather and Chad Bowlan, Shani and Ted Kruljac, Preston and Julie French, Tara and Carlos Lozano, Bethany Welden, Chelsey Weldon, Sierra Welden, Ridge Roberts, Rachel Roberts and Reed Roberts; eight great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.

The family says that those who wish may make memorials to the Tecumseh Alumni Association or Alzheimer�s Association.

Cooper Funeral Home

OPAL PLATT

ADA � Services for Opal Lavern Platt, 81, Ada, are 2 p.m. today at Smith-Phillips Funeral Home. Burial follows at Memorial Park Cemetery. She died Oct. 8, 2005, at an Ada nursing facility.

Mrs. Platt was born Dec. 30, 1923, at Damon, Okla., to Woodson and Jessie Houston Cathey. She married Carl James Platt June 4, 1941, at Wilburton. He died Oct. 16, 1996.

Mrs. Platt graduated from Wilburton High School in 1941. She moved to Ada in 1946, where she became a longtime resident of the city and a member of the First Baptist Church. She was a licensed practical nurse. for 24 years at the McBride Clinic. She also worked as a Rosie the Riveter at San Diego, Calif., building B-29 Bombers during World War II.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and a sister, Gladys Almon.

Survivors include one son, Jim Platt and wife Vickie, Ada.

Bearers are Art Platt, Leonard Luton, Bob Hester, Dale Hester, Phil Lawrence, and Mack Smith.

Smith-Phillips Funeral Home

VERDEANA FRANKLIN

SULPHUR � Services for Verdeana Belle Franklin, 78, Sulphur, are 11 a.m. today at the First Baptist Church, Sulphur. Burial follows at Oaklawn Cemetery. She died Oct. 10, 2005, at Norman.

Clagg Funeral Home

GERALD MCDONALD

ADA � Services for Gerald McDonald, 69, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. He died Oct. 10, 2005, at a local hospital.

Criswell Funeral Home

SANDRA ANGLIN

ADA � Services for Sandra Jo Nipps Anglin, 50, Ada, are 11 a.m. Tuesday at Criswell Funeral Chapel, the Rev. Frank Trent officiating. Burial follows at New Bethel Cemetery.

Mrs. Anglin died Oct. 7, 2005, at a Norman hospital. She was born Jan. 17, 1955, at Ada, to W. L. �Toots� and Edna Eberle Nipps. She attended school at Byng and graduated from Byng High School. She graduated from East Central University with a bachelor degree as a registered nurse. She was a psychiatric nurse and worked at Rolling Hills Hospital.

Survivors include two sons, Justin Anglin, Ada, and B. J. Anglin, Oklahoma City; her mother, Mrs. Edna Nipps, Byng; two brothers, Mike Nipps and wife Joyce, McAlester, and Benny Nipps and wife Cathy, Francis; and special friend, Randy Dearing.

Bearers are David Cross, John Sweatt, Omega Holman, Jos� Ramirez, Stephanie Terry and Andy Anderson.

Honorary bearers are Dr. Robert Morton, Dr. Everett Bayne, Bill Smith, Scooter Throne, Luther Brown and Johnny Boyles.

Criswell Funeral Home

LANE GIFFORD

ADA � Services for Joe Lane Gifford Jr., 50, Ada, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at First Christian Church, the Rev. Barry Worcester officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mr. Gifford died Oct. 7, 2005, at a Ft. Smith, Ark. hospital. He was born April 15, 1955, at Ada, to Joe Lane and Anna Lee Roberts Gifford Sr. He lived at Ada all his life, attended Willard Grade School and graduated from Ada High School in 1973. He attended the University of Oklahoma and graduated from East Central University with a bachelor�s degree in business administration. He was president of Gifford Monument, Ada. Mr. Gifford was a certified memorialist, a member of the Monument Builders of North America, past president of Monument Builders Mid-America, a member of American Institute of Commemorative Art, a past member of the Ada Chamber Board, and a member of the Ada Lions Club. He was also a member of First Christian Church, Ada.

He married Debi McGalliard June 11, 1976, at Ada.

Survivors include his wife, Debi Gifford, of the home; two daughters, Brittany Beth Gifford, Plano, Texas, and Amy Elane Gifford, Norman; his parents, Joe Lane and Anna Lee Gifford, Ada; and numerous friends and family.

Bearers are Jack Lambert, John Durrett, Cliff Randall, Lynn Perry, Harry Smith and Perry Giles.

Honorary bearers are Joe Presley, Ken Maxwell, Bill Thompson, Tom Runnells, Mark Landrith, Tommy Mayhue, Mike Duncan, Lyndon Sutton, David Ellis, Jim Sanders, Randy Harp, Don Carpenter, Harry Turner and Phil Akin.

Criswell Funeral Home

JEANNIE THOMASON

ADA � Services For Jeannie Marie Thomason, 77, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. She died Oct. 9, 2005, at an Oklahoma City hospital.

JERRI MARSTON

McALESTER � Services for Jerri Lee Marston Morninglory, 45, Oklahoma City, are 2 p.m. today at Centrahoma Baptist Church, the Rev. Bob Graham officiating. Burial follows at Lone Grove Cemetery. She died Oct. 6, 2005, at Oklahoma City.

Atoka Funeral Home, Atoka

DON MORRISON

STRATFORD � Services for Don Jackson Morrison, 80, Stratford, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Pickard Chapel. Burial follows at McGee Cemetery. He died Oct. 8, 2005, at an Oklahoma City Hospital.

Pickard Funeral Home

OPAL PLATT

ADA � Services for Opal Platt, 81, Ada, are pending with Smith-Phillips Funeral Home. She died Oct. 8, 2005, at Ada.

FRANKLIN GRIGG 
CENTRAHOMA � Services for Franklin Dee Grigg, 48, Centrahoma, are 2 p.m. today at Brown�s Funeral Chapel, Coalgate, the Rev. Hershel Justice officiating. Burial follows at Byrd�s Prairie Cemetery. He died Oct. 6, 2005 at Centrahoma.

Brown�s Funeral Service, Coalgate

HENRY RITCHIE 
TISHOMINGO � Services for Henry P. Ritchie, 53, Tishomingo, are 10 a.m. Monday at Nazarene Chruch. Burial follows at Condon Grove Cemetery, Milburn. He died Oct. 3, 2005, at Tishomingo.

Watts Funeral Home

SANDRA ANGLIN 
ADA � Services for Sandra Jo Anglin, 50, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. She died Oct. 7, 2005, at a Norman Hospital.

CLORENE HUBBARD 
ADA � Services for Clorene Hubbard, 79, Ada, are 10 a.m. Monday at the Calvary Pentecostal Holiness Church, the Rev. Frank Trent officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mrs. Hubbard died Oct. 6, 2005, at a local nursing home. She was born Sept. 25, 1926, at Kingston, Ark., to Ethalbert Dean an Cora Belle Shaver Coats. She lived in the Ada area most of her life, attended Glenwood School and Stonewall Schools.

She married Jack H. Hubbard Nov. 7, 1947, at Ada. He died Jan. 22, 1981, at Ada. Mrs. Hubbard was a cook at North Classen High School, Oklahoma City, and a cook for Underwood�s Bar-B-Que, Oklahoma City. She attended Calvary Pentecostal Holiness Church.

She was preceded in death by three sons, Jimmy Hubbard in 1986, Clyde Dale Hubbard, and Loyd Ray Hubbard; a daughter, Ellen; a great-grandchild, Joshua Caleb McDow in 1996; and a twin brother, Clyde Coats.

Survivors include a son, Jackie Hubbard and wife Pat, Ada; five daughters, Esther Elliott, Sherry Hubbard, LaQuetta Matthews and husband Steve, all of Ada, Lillie Terry and husband Ronald, Moulton, Ala., and Jerry Owens and husband Mark, Pink; 18 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Bearers are Jackie Hubbard Jr., Jason Hubbard, Lil Ronald Terry, Jimmy Cooper, Lil Steven Capps, and Lil Jimmy Hubbard II.

Honorary Bearers are Daniel Wright and Mark Owens.

Criswell Funeral Home

CORA BRYAN 
ADA � Graveside services for Cora Thompson Bryan, 87, Ada are 1 p.m. Monday at Memorial Park Cemetery, Dr. Roberto Escamilla officiating. The family will receive friends tonight from 5-7 at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel.

Mrs. Bryan died Oct. 6, 2005, at a local hospital. She was born March 1, 1918, at Jesse, to George Bethel and Sarah Alice Moran Thompson. She attended school at Jesse, Stonewall and Ada, and graduated from Ada High School. She graduated from East Central University with a music degree. She was a longtime active member of First United Methodist Church, sang in the choir for many years, and was a member of the Mr. and Mrs. Sunday School class for many years. She was also a member of Oak Hill Women�s Golf Association, Wednesday Morning Music Club and Full Moon Dinner Club.

She married Joe R. Bryan Nov. 24, 1939. He preceded her in death July 15, 1999.

Survivors include two sons, Joe Thompson Bryan, LaMarque, Texas, and James A. �Jim� Bryan, Jackson, Miss.; a daughter, Beverly Jordan, Shawnee; a sister, Vivian E. Cronin, Edmond; six grandchildren, Joseph Bryan Jordan, William Daniel Jordan, Leslie Adkins, Jill Barter, Christ Bryan and J. Kyle Bryan; and nine great-grandchildren.

Bearers are Lee Daggs; her grandsons; and grandsons-in-law.

Honorary bearers are Ted Savage, Dr. Don Williams, Hicks Smith, Frank Dicus, Dr. Stanley Wagner, Marcus Griffin and Lee Ross.

Criswell Funeral Home

ELLA HISAW 
ADA � Graveside services for Ella �Dink� Hisaw, 95, Ada, are 2 p.m. Monday at Rosedale Cemetery, the Rev. Joe Dixon officiating.

Mrs. Hisaw died Oct. 6, 2005, at a local hospital. She was born July 18, 1910, at Franks, to John and Bina Underwood Owens.

She married Benjamin Franklin Hisaw Oct. 24, 1934, at Stonewall. He died Oct. 26, 1985, at Ada. Mrs. Hisaw was a homemaker and a Baptist.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; three grandchildren; three brothers; one sister; and one great-grandchild.

Survivors include three sons, Bill Underwood, Lewisville, Texas, Delbert Hisaw, Ada, and Joe Hisaw, Konawa; four daughters, Betty Phillips, Konawa, Faye Miller, Ina Grant and Judy Hisaw, all of Ada; three brothers, Johnny Buck Owens, Frank Owens, both of Ada, and Benny Owens, Tupelo; 24 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren and great-great-great-grandchildren.

Criswell Funeral Home

NORA PLANK

GREENWOOD, Ark. � Services for Nora Plank, 90, Greenwood, are 10 a.m. Monday at McConnell Funeral Home Chapel, Greenwood, the Rev. Eddie Wilson officiating. Burial is 3 p.m. at Rosedale Cemetery, Ada, Okla. Visitation is 1-9 p.m. Sunday at McConnell Funeral Home.

Mrs. Plank died Oct. 13, 2005, at Greenwood. She was born Aug. 20, 1915, near Millersburg, Ohio, to John and Benah Troyer. She worked many years at Meadowlark Homestead and the Corner Lunch, Newton, Kan. She married Levi J. Plank Dec. 2, 1937. He died in 1994. Mrs. Plank was a member of Harvest Time Tabernacle and served as part of the CARE sight group.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband.

Survivors include one daughter, Mary Tucker and husband Tracy, Greenwood; one son, Roger Plank and wife Mabel, McKenzie, Tenn.; two grandsons, Laverne and Eric Plank, Jackson, Tenn.; four granddaughters, Shannon Buckelew, Greenwood, Hidie Loyer, Fort Smith, Ark., and Cassy Tucker, Memphis, Tenn; four great-grandchildren, Justice, Faith, Kristin and Grace; and numerous other friends and family.

McConnell Funeral Home

MARTHA VANDERGRIFT

MUSTANG � Services for Martha Ellen Vandergrift, 57, Mustang, are 2 p.m. Saturday at McNeil�s Mustang Funeral Service. Burial follows at Mustang Cemetery.

Mrs. Vandergrift died Oct. 13, 2005, at Mustang. She was born Nov. 9, 1947, at Brownsville, Texas, to G.B. and Opal Moore West. She lived in Ripley, Tenn., as a child and later moved to Memphis, Tenn., where she attended Memphis Tech High School. She lived most of her adult life at Memphis, and moved to Mustang in 1984. She worked for the Memphis Park Department and in the cafeteria at Putnam City Schools, Oklahoma City.

Survivors include her husband James, of the home; two sons, Terry Vandergrift and wife Jennifer, Ada, and James Linden Vandergrift Jr., Mustang; one daughter, Melisa Cuthrell and husband Robbie, New Bern, N.C.; five grandchildren; two sisters, Patsy Thompson, Memphis, and Rachel Williams, Mustang; a host of nieces nephews and cousins; and special friends, Sherry Reynolds and Debbie Henshaw.

McNeil�s Mustang Funeral Service

HELENA BAYER

SULPHUR � Services for Helena Mae Bayer, 80, Sulphur, are pending with Clagg Funeral Home. She died Oct. 12, 2005.

LILLIE WOODELL

SULPHUR � Services for Lillie M. Woodell, 93, Sulphur, are 2 p.m. Saturday at Midway Hill Baptist Church, Sulphur. She died Oct. 13, 2005, at Sulphur.

Clagg Funeral Home

BARBARA SCOTT

OKLAHOMA CITY � Memorial services for Barbara Ann Scott, 56, Lindsay, are 2 p.m. today at Byng Free Will Baptist Church. She died Oct. 7, 2005.

She grew up in Ada and attended East Central University, where she studied nursing. She was a homemaker. She moved to Bridge Creek.

Survivors include a son, Eric, Oklahoma City; a daughter, Amanda Hancok, Mantel, N.C.; a brother, George Jones, Washington, D.C.; two grandchildren, John Hancock and Morgan Scott; and many other relatives and friends.

Eisenhour Funeral Home, Blanchard

SIDNEY L. LONG

ALLEN � Services for Sidney Lee Long, 88, Allen, are 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Bethel Free Will Baptist Church, Allen, the Revs. Eldie Abel and Paul Butler officiating. Burial follows at Allen Cemetery. Family and friends may call at Criswell Funeral Home in Allen from 4 p.m. Friday until service time.

Mr. Long died Oct. 13, 2005, at an Allen nursing home. He was born Jan. 17, 1917, at Hermitage, Mo., to Albert Preston and Rosetta Morrow Long. He attended school at Hermitage, Moi.

Mr. Long married Maggie Lois Dodson April 23, 1935, at Davis. She died Dec. 18, 1993, at Oklahoma City. He later married Lorene Smith in 1999. Mr. Long served with the Civilian Conservation Corps. at the Turner Falls area and Conroe, Texas, in 1934-1935. He was a farmer and later, was a butcher in this area for many years until his retirement. Mr. Long attended Bethel Free Will Baptist Church at Allen.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Ada, Elsie and Mary; five brothers, Johnnie Long, Edward Long, Cecil Long, Alva Long and Roscoe Long.

Survivors include his wife, Lorene Long, of the home; one son, Dale E. Long and wife Violet, Allen; three step children, Charlene Echols and Wayne Reed, both of Atwood, and Judy Orr, Choctaw; three granddaughters, Pam Irwin and husband Danny, Purcell, Tammy Freeman and husband Joe, Houston, Texas, and Jessica Plunk and husband Bruce, Byng; three great-grandsons, Caleb Irwin, Clay Plunk and Ethan Freeman; and two great-granddaughters, Holly Irwin Sapp and Allie Plunk.

Bearers are Danny Irwin, Caleb Irwin, Joe Freeman, Ethan Freeman, Bruce Plunk and Clay Plunk. Honorary bearers are Gene Prentice, Bill Griffin, Benny Prentice, Eddie Prentice and Thurman Rinehart.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

DONALD COX

TUPELO � Services for Donald Cox, 50, Tupelo, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. He died Oct. 13, 2005, at an Oklahoma City hospital.

RONNIE SHORES

ADA � Services for Ronnie Glen Shores, 48, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. He died Oct. 13, 2005 at a local hospital.

GLENN STANFORD

PEARLAND, Texas � Services for Glenn Samuel Stanford, 77, Pearland, were 10 a.m. today at Niday Funeral Home, Houston. Burial followed at Ayakatubby Cemetery, Stonewall, Okla.

Mr. Stanford died Oct. 11, 2005. He was born Oct. 14, 1927. He was in the U.S. Navy. He was also employed by the Department of Public Safety from 1955-1957, a captain for the Mesquite Police Department, Mesquite, Texas, from 1957-1967, police chief of Stillwater Police Department, Stillwater, Okla. from 1967-1970, police chief of Galveston Police Department, Galveston, Okla., from 1970-1973, and police chief of Pearland Police Department, Pearland, from 1973-1989. After retiring, Mr. Stanford went to work for the First National Bank of Pearland. He was also a life member with the International Association of Chiefs of Police and a member of the Texas Chapter FBI National Academy.

Survivors include his wife, Mary M. Stanford, Pearland; one daughter, Vickye Gordon and husband Mike, Ada, Okla.; two sons, Rickye G. Stanford, Ada, and Mark G. Stanford and wife Mary Ann, Sulphur, Okla.; grandchildren, William Gordon, Jeromye Gordon, Glenn Samuel Stanford, Rickye Stanford Jr., Rebecca Stanford and Catherine Stanford; great-grandchildren, Mistye Dawn Gordon, Davon Gordon, Brad Gordon, Christopher Gordon and Michael Robert Miko Gordon; and a sister, Revan White.

Niday Funeral Home, Houston, Texas

ELIZABETH DALLEY

SULPHUR � Services for Elizabeth Ann Dalley, 93, Sulphur, are 1 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church. Burial follows at Green Hill Cemetery. She died Oct. 12, 2005.

Hale�s Fox Funeral Home, Davis

LINDA JOHNSTON

OKLAHOMA CITY � Serves for Linda Lou Johnston, 57, Oklahoma City, are 2 p.m. today at Parks Brothers Chapel, Okemah. Burial follows at Highland Cemetery, Okemah.

Mrs. Johnston died Oct. 10, 2005, at Oklahoma City. She was born May 28, 1948, at Holdenville, to Robert and Hazel Alice Breedlove. She graduated from Okemah High School in 1966. She married Jimmie Johnston April 28, 1996, at Las Vegas, Nev.

She is preceded in death by her father, Robert �Rob� Walter Breedlove; one son, Vincent Morris; and one sister, Ann Soto.

Survivors include her mother, Hazel Breedlove, Okemah; her husband, Jimmie Johnston, Oklahoma City; two sons, Bryan Morris and wife Tonda, Ada, and Michael Morris and wife Sybille, New Boston, Texas; one step daughter, Kimberly Dawn Bell and husband Michael, Moore; seven grandchildren, Brittany, Angelina, Jessica, Shirley, Madysson, Conner and Meredyth; three nieces, Rhonda, Tina and Sally; and two nephews, Tommy and Robert.

Parks Brothers Funeral Home, Okemah

SIDNEY LONG

ALLEN � Services for Sidney Lee Long, 88, Allen, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Long died Thursday, Oct. 13, 2005, at an Allen nursing home.

GARY MCDONALD

ADA � Services for Gerald Lynn �Gary� McDonald, 69, Ada, are 2 p.m. Thursday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. David Sutton officiating. Burial follows at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mr. McDonald died Oct. 10, 2005, at a local hospital. He was born Sept. 21, 1936, at Gove County, Kan. He later moved to Oklahoma in 1964.

He married Donis Yvonne Sutton June 19, 1965, at Ada. Mr. McDonald was employed with Brockway Glass Company for 25 years, and later was a Manager for Hudson�s Used Furniture until his retirement. He was formerly a Sunday School teacher and Deacon at the Master�s House and New Beginnings Churches, Stratford.

Survivors include his wife, Donis McDonald, of the home; two daughters, Kristi Clark and husband Trevor Clark Sr., Stratford, and Kerri McDonald, Ada; two grandsons, T. J. Clark and Jesse Clark; a cousin, James Cook, Wichita, Kans.; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Warren and Elwanda Kelso, Charles and Ruth Sutton, Paul and Rachel Sutton, Delton and LaHonda Sutton, Butch and Anita Sutton, all of Ada, and David and Kathleen Sutton, Moore; several nieces, nephews, great, and great-great-nieces and nephews.

Bearers are his nephews, Louie Williams, Berry Tramel, Kevin Rhoads, Dean Barnes, Gary Nelson, Cary Gerth, Mike Casady, Johnny Atwood, Greg King, Kent Kelso, Clark Kelso, Kevin Sutton, Justin Sutton, Jeff Sutton, Kyle Sutton, Eric Sutton, James Sutton and Wayne Sutton.

Honorary bearers will be his great nephews.

Criswell Funeral Home

JEANNIE THOMASON

ADA � Services for Jeannie Marie �Granny� Baker Thomason, 77, Ada, are 10 a.m. Saturday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Dan McLemore officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mrs. Thomason died Oct. 9, 2005, at an Oklahoma City hospital. She was born May 30, 1928, on the Navajo Reservation, Torreon, New Mexico to Abel and Martha Charles Toledo. She attended boarding schools at Crownpoint, N.M., and Ignacio, Colo. She moved to the Ada area in 1967.

She married Charles Edmond Baker in 1950. He died in 1970. She later married Jimmy Thomason in 1973 at Ada. Mrs. Thomason was a home attendant for Susan Cason and Trigg Yerby for the past 20 years, and formerly she was employed in food service at East Central University, Oak Hills Country Club and Bob�s BBQ. Mrs. Thomason was a member of the Ada First Indian Baptist Church and a member of the Chickasaw Senior Citizens.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Louise Destea; a brother, Preston Toledo; and three grandsons, Joshua James Shaffer, Charles �Chuck� Baker and Kevin Johns.

Survivors include her husband, Jimmy Thomason, of the home; three daughters, Charlotte Johns and husband Jim, Lilli Youngblood and her husband Henryand Bonnie Baker, all of Ada; two sons, Charles �Kato� Baker, Grants, N.M., and Preston Baker, Ada; three brothers, William Toledo, Farmington, N.M., George Toledo, Oklahoma City, and Raymond Toledo, N.M.; one sister, Amalia Toledo, Oklahoma City; twelve grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Bearers are her grandsons, John Charles Cannady, Rusty Youngblood, and James Street, Jim Johns, Henry Youngblood and Doyle Baker. Honorary bearers are Bill Yerby, Denver Davidson, John Lucas and Wendell Pettigrew.

Criswell Funeral Home

ROGER HAWORTH

TUPELO � Services for Roger Vernon Haworth, 65, Tupelo, are 2 p.m. Monday at Tupelo Baptist Church. Burial follows at Cairo Cemetery.

Mr. Haworth died Oct. 13, 2005, at Coalgate.

Brown�s Funeral Service, Coalgate

JACK MOORE

EUREKA SPRINGS, Ark. � Services for Jack �J.D.� Moore, 83, Eureka Springs, were Saturday Oct. 15 at Walker Funeral Service Chapel, Shawnee, Okla., the Rev. Lewis Cox officiating. Burial followed at Resthaven Memorial Park.

Mr. Moore was born April 2, 1922, at Stratford, Okla., to Orba O. and Edith Elizabeth Duggan Moore.

He served in the Army during World War II. Later, he was a truck driver and farmer. He was a Baptist and member of American Legion Post 191 at Stratford.

He married Phyllis LaJoy Deaton Feb. 17, 1960, near Ada. She died Feb. 14, 2000. He was also preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Wilma Maxine Fry Moore; and a son, Kenneth Ray Moore.

Survivors include a son Gary Moore and his wife Kay, Norman; a daughter Linda McNair and husband James, Alpena; three grandsons, Jackie Cole, Jeff McNair and Jordan McNair; three granddaughters, Karen Adams, Heather Cox and Amy Davila; and three great-grandsons, Jack Adams, Dillon Adams and Spencer Albright.

Walker Funeral Service,

Shawnee

WYNEMA SHELBY

ABILENE, Kan. � Services for Wynema Vesta Shelby, 87, Abilene, are 10:30 a.m. Monday on the Jim Shelby farm, located two miles east of Alex, Okla.

Mrs. Shelby died Oct. 13, 2005, at Abilene. She was born June 3, 1918, at Brice, Texas, to Luther and Elver Perry Hahn.

She married Leonard Shelby. He died in 1995.

Survivors include two sons, Jim Shelby, Bradley, and Dale Shelby, Livingston, La.; and a daughter, LaNelle Hancock, Peck.

McRay Funeral Home, Chickasha

VINCENT ROSALEZ JR.

DALLAS, Texas � Services for Vincent Rosalez Jr., 60, Dallas, are 10 a.m. Tuesday at Jeter & Son Chapel, the Rev. Frank Trent, Ada, Okla., officiating. Burial follows at the Dallas-Ft. Worth National Cemetery. Visitation is 2-5 p.m. today and 4-6 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

He died Oct. 13, 2005. He was born July 11, 1945, at Dallas.

He was preceded in death by his parents Mary and Vincent Rosalez Sr. and a son Vincent Rosalez III.

Survivors include children Trina Trent and husband Keith, Roman Rosalez and wife Jessica, Chente Rosalez and Henry Martinez; siblings, Sarah Acevedo, Adela Rodriguez, Pauline Morales, Mary Helen Guajardo, Beatrice Aguilar, Ruby Arroyo and Paul Rosales Jr; and nine grandchildren.

Jeter & Son Funeral Home

VERSA SMITH

WHEATON, Ill. � Services for Versa Smith, 98, Wheaton, are pending with Watts Funeral Home, Tishomingo, Okla. She died Oct. 15, 2005, at Wheaton.

DONALD COX

TUPELO � Graveside services for Donald Andrew Cox, 50, Tupelo, are 3 p.m. Monday at Cedar Grove Cemetery, Francis, the Rev. Ed Rutherford officiating. The family will receive friends from 1-3 p.m. Sunday at Criswell Funeral Home.

Mr. Cox died Oct. 13, 2005, at an Oklahoma City hospital. He was born Jan. 21, 1955, at Blyth, Calif., to Andrew Daniel Cox, Jr. and Cora Eva May Cox. He attended school at Tupelo.

Mr. Cox moved to this area in 1964 from Arizona. He married Beverly Ann Key Nov. 12, 1994. He was a heavy equipment operator and a member of the Tupelo Club. He served in the National Guard for eight years.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Della Knighten.

Survivors include his wife, Beverly Cox, of the home; two daughters, Crystal Walkup and husband Ronnie, Tupelo, and Carla Gibson and husband Marvin, Coalgate; one son, Richard Hankins, Tupelo; a brother, Andrew Cox, III and wife Anita, Oklahoma City; two sisters, Cora Jackson and husband William, Ada, and Tina Cox, Oklahoma City; five granddaughters; and two grandsons.

Honorary bearers are Tiny Jackson, Jimmy Knighten, Terry Young, Marvin Gibson, Timmy Sanders, Tony Sanders, Ronnie Walkup and Michael Humphreys.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

RONNIE SHORES

ADA � Services for Ronnie Glenn Shores, 48, Ada, are 10 a.m. Monday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. David Gray officiating. Burial follows at Five Mile Cemetery.

Mr. Shores died Oct. 13, 2005, at a local hospital. He was born June 20, 1957, at Ada, to Donald and Wanda Gammons Shores. He lived in this area most of his life, attending school at Homer Elementary and graduating from Byng High School.

Mr. Shores was employed in the oilfield services.

Survivors include his parents, Donald and Wanda Shores, Ada; two brothers, Alvin Shores and Stanley Shores and wife Lisa, all of Ada; two sisters, Christene Shores and Annita Ward and husband Melvin, all of Ada; and five nieces.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

SHARI FENNELL

ADA � Memorial services for Cheryl Ann �Shari� Fennell, 58, Ada, are 2 p.m. Monday at Criswell Funeral Chapel, The Rev. Joe Dixon officiating.

Mrs. Fennell died Oct. 15, 2005, at a local hospital. She was born Oct. 10, 1947, at Ada. She worked at Blue Bell/Wrangler for 27 years.

She married Frank G. Fennell Oct. 10, 1976, at Ada.

Survivors include her husband, Frank Fennell, of the home; her mother, Joan Ramsey, Ada; two sons, Eddie D. �Charlie� Law and wife Tracy, Norman, and Jason Fennell, Ada; one brother, Monte Law and wife Susan, Ada; two grandchildren, Sammy Law and Molly Law; an uncle, Dale Edwards and wife Sharon, Phoenix, Ariz.; an aunt, Charlene Patty, Phoenix, Ariz.; cousins, Janice Bailey and Mike Patty; and special friend, Bill Henry.

The family says those who wish may make memorials to Nazih Zudhi Transplant Institute, Integris Baptist Medical Center, 3000 NW Expressway, Oklahoma City, OK 73112.

Criswell Funeral Home

STANLEY WILLS

ADA � Memorial services for Stanley Ewing Wills, 82, Ada, are 4 p.m. Sunday at the Rollow Chapel of the First United Methodist Church, Dr. George Warren officiating.

Mr. Wills died Oct.13, 2005, at a local hospital. He was born Nov. 7, 1922, at Monta Vista, Colo., to Silas and Anna Dolan Wills. He grew up in the San Luis Valley and also attended school at Hooper, Colo. He served as a first sergeant in the Philippines during World War II and following the war he completed his bachelor�s and master�s degree at Adams State College, Alamosa, Colo. He spent more than 60 years contributing to education in both public school and college administration. While completing his doctorate at the University of Northern Colorado, Greely, he worked at the University of Dacca to train administrators for the public system at Bangladesh. From 1963-1975 he was professor of education, registrar and provost at Wayne State College, Wayne, Neb. In 1975 he moved to Victoria, Texas, to help open the University of Houston-Victoria campus and was professor of education there until his retirement in 2000.

He married Ruth Osborne May 30, 1947. They moved to Ada in July, 2005.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth Wills, of the home; three daughters, Karen Kelton and husband Phil, Austin, Texas, Martha Pedersen, Ada, and Kristi Kennedy and husband Kevin, Radcliff, Ky.; two sons, Kyle Wills, Houston, Texas, and Sean Wills and wife Anna, State Road, N.C.; and eight grandchildren, Kevin Kelton, Erica Kelton Harris, Christina Kelton, John Pedersen, Steven Pedersen, Seth Wills, Aaron Nosich and Katherine Kennedy.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Stanley E. and Ruth M. Wills Scholarship Fund, Adams State College Foundation, 208 Edgemont, Alamosa, CO 81102.

Criswell Funeral Home

NORMAN WYCHE SR.

ADA � Services for Norman Lee Wyche Sr., 74, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. He died on Oct. 14, 2005, at a local hospital.

Criswell Funeral Home

JOE DANIEL

STONEWALL � Services for Joe R. Daniel, 84, Stonewall, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Stonewall First Baptist Church, the Revs. Ray Moffeit and Gary Jamar officiating. Burial follows at Highland Cemetery, Stonewall.

Mr. Daniel died Oct. 14, 2005, at a local hospital. He was born July 7, 1921, at Stonewall, to Leonard Thomas and Alma Rose Daniel. He was a farmer and rancher in the Frisco area and worked in the oilfield. He served in World War II in the European Theatre for three years and was very proud to have served his country.

He married Reba Minor uly 25, 1951.

Survivors include his wife, Reba, of the home; two daughters, Vickie King and husband Dwight, Marietta, and Valerie Daniel, Chickasha; a son, Mickey Daniel, Granbury, Texas; a sister, Dixie Ingram, Norman; two grandsons, Craig King and wife Addy, Senatobia, Miss.; and Chad King and wife Jessica, Ada; two great-granddaughters, Kennedy and Carley King; one niece; and six nephews.

Bearers are his nephews, Leonard Daniel, Johnny Daniel, Pat Daniel, Jackie Daniel, Thomas Ingram and Lee Sweat.

Honorary bearers are Bob Langley, Conrad Lammon, Glen Ray McDonald, Bill Newport, Dean Stephens, Don Stephens, D. Z. Crow, Jack Blair, Earl Wood, Harold Uhlich, Bob Whisenhunt, Darius Jenkins, Roy Christian, Floyd Underhill and Curtis Colbert.

The family says those who wish may make memorials to Stonewall First Baptist Church Building Fund, P. O. Box 295, Stonewall, OK 74871.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

CHARLEY WHITE 
SULPHUR � Services for Charley Euell White, 88, Sulphur, are 10 a.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church of Sulphur. Burial follows in Oaklawn Cemetery.

Mr. White died Aug. 6, 2005, at a Sulphur hospital.

Krien Funeral Home, Sulphur

ARVEL SNOW SR.

ALLEN � Services for Arvel �Son� Snow, Sr., 87, Allen, are 2 p.m. Friday at the Richmond Avenue Free Will Baptist Church, the Rev. Buddy Drake officiating. Burial follows at Allen Cemetery. Family and friends may call at Criswell Chapel at Allen from noon Thursday until service time Friday.

Mr. Snow died Oct. 17, 2005, at a Holdenville hospital. He was born June 24, 1918, at Pickens, to Marcus Lee and Cora Ethel Hollingsworth Snow. He attended school at Peacock, Texas.

Mr. Snow married Martha Mae Davis Aug. 16, 1946, at Paris, Texas. She died Feb. 25, 1991. Mr. and Mrs. Snow moved to California and worked for his uncle moving houses. After the birth of their first daughter, they moved back to Oklahoma where he was employed at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma City, until his retirement. In 1979, they moved to Allen, where he was employed in the oilfield and raised cattle. Mr. Snow was a member of the Masonic Lodge at Allen for 48 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Odell Snow; and two sisters, Ellene Snow Ward and Verna Snow Derdivanis.

Survivors include a daughter, Barbara Snow Barksdale, of the home; a son, Arvel Lee Snow Jr. and wife Francis, Konawa; three sisters, Dewrell �Dood� Snow Speck and husband Bill, Aspermont, Texas, Wilma Snow Dudley and husband John, Rice, Wash., and Reba Jarvis of Mountain View; three brothers, Marcus Lee �June� Snow, Jr. and wife Carma, Oklahoma City, Gayland �Babe� Snow and wife Marlene, Lathrop, Calif., and Delter Ray �Joe� Snow and wife Jackie, Selma, Calif.; a sister-in-law, Deloyce Snow, Oklahoma City; three granddaughters, Kim Shed and husband Jesse, Tonya Shed and husband Billy and Ginger Stephens, all of Allen; one step granddaughter, Tiffany Barksdale Klemme; two grandsons, Arvel Lee Snow III and wife Serena and Timothy Snow and wife Keri, both of Konawa; five great-grandchildren, Taylor Stephens, Tanner Sims, Hayden Wheeler, Kalee Shed and Jessica Shed, all of Allen, Dillon Snow, Zachary Snow, Brooke Snow, Katy Snow and Abby Snow, all of Konawa; three step great-grandchildren, Davyn, Kelsey and Dakota Klemme, Iowa; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.

Bearers are James Ogle, Jeremy Boolin, Billy Shed, Jesse Shed, Hayden Wheeler and Jason Erickson.

Honorary bearers are Leonard Iker, Ira Iker, Elmo Cross, Herb Davis, Gene Prentice, Benny Prentice and Robert Hammonds.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

GREGORY HURST

ENID � Graveside services for Gregory Townsend Hurst, 58, Enid, are 10 a.m. Thursday at Enid Cemetery, the Rev. Alan Scibel officiating.

Mr. Hurst died Oct. 17, 2005, at Enid. He was born March 17, 1947, at Enid, to Jimmy B. Sr. and Marguerite Townsend Hurst. He graduated from Enid High School where he was active in sports. He also attended Cameron College and Phillips University. He lived in Enid all of his life. He married Paula Ann Cass. He sold cars at several dealerships throughout the years, and was also a pilot. He was a member of the Enid Ambucs, the Enid Corvette Club and a member of Davis Park Christian Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his brother, Jimmy Hurst Jr.

Survivors include his wife, Paula; two daughters, Lori Calhoun and Kim Hurst, both of Ohio; a stepdaughter, Tricia White, Texas; two sons-in-law, Eugene Calhoun and Christ White; six grandchildren, Latisha Carr, Nicole Richmond, Leilami Stringer, Kristofer Calhoun, Colin White and Cass White.

Anderson-Burris Funeral Home

VERSA SMITH

TISHOMINGO � Graveside services for Versa L. Smith, 98, Tishomingo, are 2 p.m. Friday at Tishomingo Cemetery. She died Oct. 15, 2005, at Winfield, Ill.

Watts Funeral Home

EMMA FIDLER

KONAWA � Services for Emma Dale Fidler, 85, Konawa, are 2 p.m., Wednesday at the Assembly of God church, Konawa, Mitch Willams officiating. Burial follows at Konawa Cemetery.

Mrs. Fidler died Oct. 17 at her residence. She was born Jan. 25, 1920, at Grennbriar, Ark. to Benny and Lela Bolton. She was a long-time resident of Konawa.

She married Charles Fidler Jan. 28, 1935, at Tecumseh. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church, Konawa.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Charles Fidler; two brothers, J.D. and Benny Bolton; one sister, Zenoma Truman; and a great-grandson, Jake Newby.

Survivors include one son, Jarrett Fidler, Konawa; one daughter, Sharon D. Hogue, Konawa; six grandchilden; and ten great-grandchildren.

Bearers are Tracy Fidler, Steve Newby, Leon Hager, Leighton Littell, Terry Fidler and Landon Littell.

Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home

J.D. LAUDERMILK

MAUD � Services for J.D. Laudermilk, 70, Maud, are 2 p.m. Thursday at Brown�s Funeral Chapel, Coalgate, the Revs. Vance Bowman and Jerry Stacy officiating. Burial follows at Byrd�s Prairie Cemetery. He died Oct. 16, 2005, at Oklahoma City.

Bearers are Dean Lay, Leon James, Dean Head, Bennie Lucich, Amos Laudermilk and Jerry Wane Laudermilk.

Honorary bearers are Otis James and Buddy Laudermilk.

Brown�s Funeral Service, Coalgate

BETHEL JACKSON

ADA � Services for Bethel O. Jackson, 93, Ada, are 2 p.m. Thursday at Pickard Funeral Home Chapel, the Revs. Stephen Nation and Dale Ruggles officiating. Burial follows at Swan Hill.

Mr. Jackson died Oct. 17, 2005, at Ada. He was born April 26, 1912, at Bryan County, to Lillie Alexander and D.C. Jackson. He married Mary Lou Ginn Jackson Dec. 30, 1930, at Pauls Valley. He was a cattle rancher and spent most of his life in the Stratford area. He was a member of Church of the Nazarene.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Lou; two brothers; and five sisters.

Survivors include a son, Oniel Jackson and wife Marva Nell, Ada; two sisters, Ethel Lee Sanders, Oklahoma City, and Letha Seiz, California; three grandchildren, Kenneth Jackson, Gatesville, Texas, Dawn Arnold, Dennison, Texas, and Monty Jackson, Stratford; four great-grandchildren, Tracey Keeling, Ada, Spring Duncan, Misty Duncan and Somer Duncan, all of Dennison, Texas; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Pickard Funeral Home, Stratford

THOMAS SMITH

ADA � Thomas Floyd Smith, 82, Stratford, died Oct. 17, 2005. No services are scheduled at this time.

Smith-Phillips Funeral Home.

GENEVA SLATE

DAVIS � Services for Geneva Marie Slate, 73, Davis, are 10:30 a.m. Oct. 19 at First Baptist Church, Davis. She died Oct. 16, 2005.

Krien Funeral Home

JOE DANIEL

STONEWALL � Services for Joe R. Daniel, 84, Stonewall, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Stonewall First Baptist Church, the Revs. Ray Moffeit and Gary Jamar officiating. Burial follows at Highland Cemetery, Stonewall.

Mr. Daniel died Oct. 14, 2005, at a local hospital. He was born July 7, 1921, at Stonewall, to Leonard Thomas and Alma Rose Daniel. He was a farmer and rancher in the Frisco area and worked in the oilfield. He served in World War II in the European Theatre for three years and was very proud to have served his country.

He married Reba Minor July 25, 1951.

Survivors include his wife, Reba, of the home; two daughters, Vickie King and husband Dwight, Marietta, and Valerie Daniel, Chickasha; a son, Mickey Daniel, Granbury, Texas; a sister, Dixie Ingram, Norman; two grandsons, Craig King and wife Addy, Senatobia, Miss.; and Chad King and wife Jessica, Ada; two great-granddaughters, Kennedy and Carley King; one niece; and six nephews.

Bearers are his nephews, Leonard Daniel, Johnny Daniel, Pat Daniel, Jackie Daniel, Thomas Ingram and Lee Sweat.

Honorary bearers are Bob Langley, Conrad Lammon, Glen Ray McDonald, Bill Newport, Dean Stephens, Don Stephens, D. Z. Crow, Jack Blair, Earl Wood, Harold Uhlich, Bob Whisenhunt, Darius Jenkins, Roy Christian, Floyd Underhill and Curtis Colbert.

The family says those who wish may make memorials to Stonewall First Baptist Church Building Fund, P. O. Box 295, Stonewall, OK 74871.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

RONNIE SHORES

ADA � Services for Ronnie Glenn Shores, 48, Ada, are 10 a.m. Monday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. David Gray officiating. Burial follows at Five Mile Cemetery.

Mr. Shores died Oct. 13, 2005, at a local hospital. He was born June 20, 1957, at Ada, to Donald and Wanda Gammons Shores. He lived in this area most of his life, attending school at Homer Elementary, Byng and graduated from Ada High School.

Mr. Shores was employed in the oilfield services.

Survivors include his parents, Donald and Wanda Shores, Ada; two brothers, Alvin Shores and Stanley Shores and wife Lisa, all of Ada; two sisters, Christene Shores and Annita Ward and husband Melvin, all of Ada; and five nieces.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

CHARLENE BROWN

KONAWA � Graveside services for Charlene Brown, 81, Konawa, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Oaklawn Cemetery, Wynnewood. She died Oct. 15, 2005, at Ada.

Clagg Funeral Home

GENEVA SLATE

DAVIS � Services for Geneva Slate, 73, Davis, are pending with Krien Funeral Home. She died Oct. 16, 2005.

NORMAN WYCHE SR.

ADA � Services for Norman Lee Wyche, Sr., 74, Ada, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Frank Trent officiating. Burial follows at Lightning Ridge Cemetery.

Mr. Wyche died Oct. 14, 2005, at his home. He was born Sept. 11, 1931, at Fitzhugh, to Welcome and Juanita Miles Wyche. He lived in the Ada area all his life. He attended school at Fitzhugh and graduated from Fitzhugh High School.

Mr. Wyche was employed with Ideal Cement as a beltline repairman retiring after 27 years of service. He played minor league baseball and served in the U. S. Army during the Korean War.

He was preceded in death by a son, Norman C. Wyche Jr.; and a brother, Boydean Wyche.

Survivors include his wife, Sally Wyche, of the home; two daughters, Pat Estes, Ada, and Reta DeFonseca, Aurora, Colo.; one son, Jody Wyche, Bethesda, Md.; three brothers, Jerry Wyche, Sulphur, Danny Wyche, Fitzhugh, and Mike Wyche, Roff; four sisters, June Beavers, Kay Dansby, Carol Hembree, all of Ada, and Janice West, Gaar Corner; six grandchildren, Tommie Wayne Estes, Jr., Renee McDaniel, Joe McDaniel, James McDaniel, Jason Wyche and Glenn Wyche; six great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Bearers are Dan Wyche, Kevin Wyche, Jim Wyche, Ish Tatum, Richard Teel and Tommie Estes, Jr. Honorary bearers are Oniel Jackson, Paul Dansby, Sammy Townsend and Don Northcutt.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

JOLENE ROWE 
ADA � Graveside services for Jolene Massey Rowe, 78, Ada, are 10 a.m. Monday at Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Tupelo, the Rev. Carl Hayes will officiate.

Mrs. Rowe died Thursday, Aug. 11, 2005, at a local nursing home. She was born Sept. 5, 1926, near Chickasha to Clyde and Oma Marie Gregory Massey. She moved to the Tupelo area as a youth and attended Tupelo schools.

Mrs. Rowe was a homemaker.

Survivors include her son, Ronney Rowe, Palacios, Texas; a daughter, Marilyn Harper and her husband Hollis, Oklahoma City; her mother, Oma Gregory Massey, Ada; four grandchildren, Debbie Loving, Blanchard, Kenneth Rowe, Norman, James Harper, New York, N.Y., and Jana Warren of Macon, Ga.; and four great-grandchildren, Chad Wood, Riley and Ryen Rowe, and Emma Warren; and five cousins.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

Geneva Smith 
COALGATE � Services for Geneva Ann Meaders Smith, 68, Coalgate, were Saturday at Brown�s Funeral Chapel, Coalgate.

She died Aug. 11, 2005, at Ada.

Brown�s Funeral Service, Coalgate

SUSAN GAIL MILLS ORR 
ADA � Services for Susan Orr, 47, Ada, are 2 p.m. Saturday at the Freedom Center. Burial follows at Calvin Cemetery.

Mrs. Orr died Aug.11, 2005, at Ada. She was born Nov. 26, 1957, at Wichita, Kan., to Jimmy R. Mills and Eululia Rogers Mills. She was raised at Booneville and Ft. Smith, Ark., and attended school at Booneville, Greenwood and Ft. Smith. In 1980 she married Alvin Lee Orr at Van Buren, Ark., and the couple made their home at Ada.

She worked as a seamstress for Rock Mount.

She was preceded in death by her father, Jimmy Ray Mills; and her grandparents, Archie and Rowena Mills and Willie Martin Rogers.

Survivors include her husband, Alvin, of the home; children, Amber Orr, Ada, Scotty Orr and wife Juanita, Seminole, and Shawna Jackson and husband Chris, Cache; her mother, Eululia Mills, Ft. Smith; her grandmother, Onedia Rogers; her grandchildren, Taylor Orr, Kayla Orr, Breley Orr, Allison Warren, Brent Stone and Chyleaha Stone; brothers and sisters: Sandy and Moore and husband Gene, and Howe, and Peggy Allard, Ft. Smith, and numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville

RUSTY BAKEN 
TISHOMINGO � Services for Rusty DeWayne Baken, 19, Tishomingo, are 10 a.m. Saturday at Watts Funeral Home Chapel. Burial follows at Sandy Creek Cemetery, Fillmore. Home wake services are Friday, Aug. 12, at 7:30 p.m. at 108 S. Beames, Tishomingo. He died Aug. 8, 2005, at Tishomingo.

Watts Funeral Home

WANDA BOLAND 
SULPHUR � Graveside services for Wanda Nadine Boland, 76, Sulphur, are 2 p.m. today at Oaklawn Cemetery. She died Aug. 10, 2005, at Ardmore.

Clagg Funeral Home

FLOYD WEAR 
WELLSTON � Graveside services for Floyd Wear, 74, Wellston, are 10 a.m. Saturday at Little Cemetery, Seminole, Kenny Violette officiating. He died Aug. 10, 2005, at a Harrah Nursing Home.

Swearingen Funeral Home, Seminole

JOLENE ROWE 
ADA � Services for Jolene Massey Rowe, 78, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. She died Aug. 11, 2005, at a local nursing home.

Criswell Funeral Home

NORMA WILKINS 
ADA � Services for Norma R. Wilkins, 81, Ada, are 2 p.m. Saturday at the Morris Memorial Baptist Church, the Rev. Gary Jamar officiating. Burial follows at Hillcrest Memorial Park, Ardmore.

Mrs. Wilkins died Aug. 10, 2005, at Ada. She was born May 28, 1924, at Nowata, to Christian William and Gertrude Mason Willerton. She graduated from Three Sands High School in 1940, and attended Northern Junior College, Tonkawa. She was a longtime resident of the Ada area. She was a homemaker and a member of the Morris Memorial Baptist Church for many years.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Roy Willerton, Russell Willerton and Calvin Willerton; and one sister, Juanita Sledge.

Survivors include her husband, Floyd L. Wilkins, of the home; one son, Melvin Eugene Wilkins, Newalla; one daughter, Karen Elaine Alexander, Fairland; one brother, Kenneth Willerton; three sisters, Velda Miller, Phillis Ricketts and Margaret Tautfest; two grandsons, Jay Alexander and Jordan Alexander; and one granddaughter, Jill Alexander.

Bearers are Marvin Byers, Jim Jackson, Carl Wages, Jack Aday, Jay Alexander and Jordan Alexander.

Smith-Phillips Funeral Home

CORA CASSADY 
CHOCTAW � Graveside services for Cora R. Cassady, 96, Choctaw, formerly of Ada, are 10 a.m. Friday at Memorial Park Cemetery, the Rev. Bill Clark officiating.

Mrs. Cassady died Aug. 10, 2005, at Choctaw. She was born Oct. 27, 2005, at Scottsdale, Ky., to William Thomas Richey and Cynthia Nan Elizabeth Williams Richey. She married Albert Lesley Cassady February of 1947, at Sulphur. He died January of 1987.

Mrs. Cassady was a longtime resident of Ada, was a homemaker, and was of the Baptist faith.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; one brother, Lorenzi Richey; and two sisters, Ina Haines and Gertie Summers.

Survivors include one son, William D. Floyd and wife Nancy, Ada; one daughter, Bertha Duncan and husband Buddy, Choctaw; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; ten great-great-grandchildren; and three great-great-great-grandchildren.

Bearers are David Duncan Sr., David Duncan Jr., Jim Gray, John Odom, Steven Floyd and Mack Summer.

Smith-Phillips Funeral Home, Ada

NORMA WILKINS 
ADA � Services for Norma Ruth Wilkins, 81, Ada, are pending with Smith-Phillips Funeral Home. She died Aug. 10, 2005, at Ada.

BARBARA NELSON 
ALLEN � Services for Barbara Lena Walker Nelson, 47, Allen, are 2 p.m. Friday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Sandy Harjo officiating. Burial follows at Steedman Cemetery.

Mrs. Nelson died Aug. 9, 2005, at a local hospital. She was born Aug. 19, 1957, at Talihina, to James �Cubby� and Juanita Brown Walker. She lived in this area all her life and attended Allen schools.

She married Cecil Nelson. Mrs. Nelson was a cook at the Chickasaw Nation Senior Citizens Center for nine years. She was a member of the Victory Baptist Church, Maud.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Tommy Walker.

Survivors include her husband, Cecil Nelson, of the home; three brothers, Bobby Walker and wife Debbie, Johnny Walker, all of Kullihoma, and Kenneth Walker and wife Regina, Ada; one sister, Linda Daggs, Seminole; five nieces, Denice Daggs, Darla Daggs, Jamie Walker, Tajuna Baker and Taylor Boolin; and two nephews, Justin Boolin and Jeremy Boolin.

Bearers are Virgil Walker, Herman Walker, Cody Alexander, Gabe Fraizer, Roy Worcester and Curtis Bond.

Honorary bearers are Henry Patrick, Morgan Wells, and Bencie Lillard.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

LaVAUGHN OWEN 
MOORE � Services for LaVaughn Owen, 57, Moore, are pending with Smith-Phillips Funeral Home, Ada. She died Aug. 8, 2005, at Moore.

GENEVA WILLIAMS 
SULPHUR � Services for Geneva Mae �Sissy� Williams, 52, are 2 p.m. Thursday at First Free Will Baptist Church. Burial follows at Dolberg Cemetery. She died Aug. 8, 2005.

Clagg Funeral Home

CORA CASSADY 
CHOCTAW � Services for Cora Cassady, 96, Choctaw, are pending with Smith-Phillips Funeral Home. She died Aug. 10, 2005, at Choctaw.

JIMMY HURST JR. 
BRANSON, Mo. � Graveside services for Jimmy B. Hurst Jr., 61, Branson, formerly of Ada, Okla., are 10 a.m. Friday at Enid Cemetery in Enid, Okla.

Mr. Hurst died Aug. 8, 2005, at a Fayetteville, Ark., hospital. He was born June 23, 1944, in Ada to Jimmy B. Hurst Sr. and Marguerite Townsend Hurst.

He served in the U.S. Air Force.

Survivors include his wife, Linda Hurst, of the home; two sons, Cassidy Hurst and Coby Hurst, both of Fayetteville, Ark.; one brother, Greg Hurst, Enid, Okla.; and a granddaughter.

Moore�s Chapel Funeral Home, Fayetteville, Ark.

BARBARA NELSON 
ALLEN � Services for Barbara Lena Walker Nelson, 47, Allen, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. She died Aug. 9, 2005, at a local hospital.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

GERALD MOORE 
JENKS � Services for Gerald Amil Moore, 86, Jenks, are 10 a.m. Wednesday at Ninde Garden Chapel, Tracy Ellis officiating. Burial is 1:30 at the Allen Cemetery. He died Aug. 8, 2005, at a Tulsa hospital.

Ninde Funeral Directors, Tulsa

KARL RAPER 
KONAWA � Services for Karl E. Raper, 70, Konawa, are 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Konawa Church of Christ, Richard Winters officiating.

Mr. Raper died Aug. 8, 2005, at an Ada hospital. He was born Dec. 22, 1934, at Konawa, to Clarence Raper and Mae Walker Raper. He married Carolyn Jolly Jan. 20, 1963, at Chandler. He was a lifelong farmer and rancher, and was also an oilwell pumper.

Mr. Raper served in the U.S. Army, where he was stationed in Germany. He graduated from Oklahoma A&M, Stillwater, with a degree in agronomy, he was a member of the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity, a former member of the Seminole County Fair Board and the Oklahoma State Fair Board, a former member of the Konawa School Board and the Oklahoma State School Board and a member of the Soil Conservation Board and DAV.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Harold Raper, June 2, 2005; and two sisters, Sue Ellen Raper and an infant sister.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Raper, of the home; two daughters, Camille Ellen Howard and husband Richard, Ada, and Gayla Ann Barrick and husband Damon, Ponca City; one son, Blake Edward Raper and wife Kellie, Leslie, Mich.; one sister, Cheryl Akin and husband Gary, Moore; seven grandchildren, Reese Howard, Cayden Howard, both of Ada, Kyle Barrick, Gage Barrick, Riley Barrick, all of Ponca City, Brendan Raper and Kaylyn Raper, Leslie, Mich.; two uncles, T.E. Rapier, Edmond, and Don Rapier, O�Fallon, Ill.; and numerous family and friends.

Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home

LINDEN PHERIGO 
ADA � Services for Linden Ray Pherigo, 67, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Mickey Keith and Kenneth Butler officiating. Burial follows at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mr. Pherigo died Aug. 14, 2005, at Ada. He was born April 9, 1938, at Okmulgee to Eugene Pherigo and Irene Stanley Pherigo. He attended Ada schools and graduated from Ada High School. He worked at Ada Typewriter and Supply for 37 years and was a member of Trinity Baptist Church. He married Sally Lorraine Plummer April 17, 1959, at Ada.

He was preceded in death by his father, Eugene Pherigo; and two brothers, Sammy Pherigo and Jimmy Pherigo.

Survivors include his wife, Sally Pherigo, Ada; his mother, Irene Graham and her husband, Ab, Englewood, Fla.; a brother, Mike Graham and wife, Wendy, Englewood; three children, Shawn Pherigo, Ada, Julie Cunningham and husband Pat, Elgin, and Angela Long and husband John, Ada; and four grandchildren, Trey and Sawyer Caldwell, Elgin, and Alex and Blake Long, Ada.

Bearers are Mike Graham, Bob McNutt, Kenneth Butler, Freddie Rhodes, Bill White and Steven Sawyers.

Honorary bearers are Bob Thompson, Mark Thompson, Julian �Big� Henry, J. Kent Smith, Ralph Gifford, Laurel Miller, Jimmy Miller and Jeff Moore.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

LAWRENCE MASON 
BANGS, Texas � Services for Lawrence Dale Mason, 91, Bangs, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Davis Morris Funeral Home, Brownwood, Texas. Burial is 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Hillcrest Memorial Park, Ardmore, Okla.

Mr. Mason died Aug. 14, 2005. He was born April 25, 1914, at Chelsea, Okla., to Robert Dale Mason and Rose Katherine Mason. He married Ruby Juanita Kennedy Dec. 1, 1934. He worked at Royal Theater, Ardmore, and retired after many years of service as a mechanic in the motor pool for Sheffield Steel, Houston, Texas. During his retirement he worked in the volunteer fire department at Lake Conroe, Texas, and was lake patrolman for the county at Lake Conroe. Later, during his retirement, he and his wife operated an antique business at Ardmore. He served briefly as a security guard at Memorial Hospital, Ardmore. He moved to Bangs in 1989. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Brownwood, Texas.

He was preceded in death by his wife in 2003; two brothers; and four sisters.

Survivors include one daughter, Pat Gibson and husband James, Bangs; two grandsons, Tony Gibson and wife Jenny, Ada, Okla., and Dwain Gibson, Bangs; three great-grandchildren, Mason, Charlie and Lincoln Gibson, Ada; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Davis-Morris Funeral Home, Brownwood, Texas

EVERETT WELLS 
ADA � Services for Everett Ervin Lee Wells, 80, Ada, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Center Free Will Baptist Church, the Revs. Earl Hood and Tony Folger officiating. Burial follows at Center Cemetery.

Mr. Wells died Aug. 15, 2005, at a local nursing home. He was born Aug. 4, 1925, at Oklahoma City, to Elmer Wells and Kathrine Jacobs Wells. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, and came to this area in 1993 from Dallas, Texas. He was an office manager for Blue Cross and Blue Shield at Texas.

He married Erma Jean Voyles Wise in 1965 at Durant.

He was preceded in death by a son, Mike Wise.

Survivors include his wife, Erma Jean Wells, of the home; a daughter, Vicki Bray, Ada; a son, Ronald Wells and wife Becky, Ada; ten grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; four brothers, Robert Wells, Eldorado, Ark., Jim Wells, Holden, Mo., Ronald Wells, Ariz., and Glen Wells, Greenville, Texas.

Bearers are Anthony Prince, Jay Tuley, Terry Abney, Lanny Sliger, Elton Sliger and Ron Milner. Honorary bearers are Tom Jackson and Lee Young.

Criswell Funeral Home

PAMELA D. ALLEN 
UNION VALLEY � Memorial services for Pamela D. Allen, 59, Union Valley, are 10 a.m. Thursday at the Criswell Funeral Chapel, Richard Jones officiating. The family will receive friends from 7�9 p.m. Wednesday at Criswell Funeral Home.

Mrs. Allen died Aug. 15, 2005, at an Oklahoma City hospital. She was born May 1, 1946, at McAlester, to Alvin Farrell and Marjorie Ward Farrell. She moved back to this area in 1984 from Oklahoma City. She attended school at Konawa and graduated from Konawa High School. She attended East Central University and graduated at Northeastern. She retired as an elementary teacher and a library media director. She was employed for 38 years in education in public schools. She was affiliated with the Church of Christ.

She married Roy C. Allen in June of 1982.

Survivors include her husband, Roy Allen, of the home; two sons, Matt Price, Beaumont, Texas, and Jeff Price, Oklahoma City; two daughters, Roena Gruel, Oklahoma City, and Toni Alsberg, Monterrey, Calif.; parents, Alvin and Marge Farrell, McAlester; one brother, Brad Farrell and wife Melanie, Ardmore; and three grandchildren.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

LINDEN PHERIGO

ADA � Services for Linden Ray Pherigo, 67, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Mickey Keith officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mr. Pherigo died Sunday, Aug. 14, 2005, in Ada. He was born April 9, 1938, in Okmulgee to Eugene Pherigo and Irene (Stanley) Pherigo.

He attended Ada schools and graduated from Ada High School. He worked at Ada Typewriter and Supply for 37 years. He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church.

He married Sally Lorraine Plummer April 17, 1959, in Ada.

Mr. Pherigo was preceded in death by his father, Eugene Pherigo, and two brothers, Sammy Pherigo and Jimmy Pherigo.

Survivors include his wife, Sally Pherigo, Ada; his mother, Irene Graham and her husband, Ab, Englewood, Fla.; a brother, Mike Graham and wife, Wendy, Englewood, Fla.; three children, Shawn Pherigo, Ada, Julie Cunningham and her husband Pat, Elgin, and Angela Long and her husband John, Ada; and four grandchildren, Trey and Sawyer Caldwell, Elgin, and Alex and Blake Long, Ada.

Bearers are Mike Graham, Bob McNutt, Kenneth Butler, Freddie Rhodes, Bill White and Steven Sawyers.

Honorary bearers are Bob Thompson, Mark Thompson, Julian (Big) Henry, J. Kent Smith, Ralph Gifford, Laurel Miller, Jimmy Miller and Jeff Moore.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

SAM SMITH JR.

SULPHUR � Services for Sam W. Smith Jr., 45, Sulphur, are 3 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church.

He died Aug. 13, 2005, at Sulphur.

Clagg Funeral Home, Sulphur

CLAUDETTE THOMPSON

MUSKOGEE � Services for W. Claudette Thompson, 74, Muskogee, are 10 a.m. Tuesday at Grandview Baptist Church, Danny Mills officiating. Burial follows at 3 p.m. at Rosedale Cemetery, Ada, Rodney Hall officiating.

Mrs. Thompson died Aug. 14, 2005. She was born March 20, 1931, at Olney to Roscoe Roy Hall and Etta (Hudson).

Mrs. Thompson attended school at Clarita. She married A.E. Thompson at Stonewall in 1950. The couple moved to Ada where they worked and lived for 17 years until 1967 when they relocated to Muskogee. In Muskogee she worked as a bookkeeper for Griffin Foods and Coburn Optical.

Mrs. Thompson was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years A.E. Thompson.

Survivors include a son, Phillip Thompson and his wife Dee Ann, Springfield, Mo.; a daughter, Janice Woods and her husband Randy, Muskogee; two granddaughters, April Rogers and her husband Stephen, and Annalea Woods and fianc�e De Mashburn; and one great-grandson, Aidan Eli Rogers.

Bearers will be her nephews, Rodney Hall, Tim Hall, Ron Hall, Darrell Thompson, David Scott, Keith Rhynes and Marvin Carter.

Honorary bearers will be Stephen Rogers and De Mashburn.

Donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 1701 N. Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22311.

Foster Petering Funeral Home, Muskogee

ERVIN LEE WELLS

ADA � Services for Ervin Everett Lee Wells, 80, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home.

Mr. Wells died Monday, Aug. 15, 2005, at a local nursing home.

JAN FOYER 
SULPHUR � Services for Jan Foyer, 67, Sulphur, are pending with Krien Funeral Home, Sulphur.

She died Aug. 12, 2005, at Sulphur.

DELPHA GENNOSA 
ARDMORE � Graveside services for Delpha Lahoma Gennosa, 82, Ardmore, formerly of Ada, are 3 p.m. Monday at Kingston Cemetery, the Rev. Joey McWilliams officiating.

Mrs. Gennosa died Friday, Aug. 12, 2005, at an Ardmore hospital. She was born March 3, 1923, at Pontotoc to W. K. Hawkins and Floy Mae James Hawkins. She attended school at Pampa, Texas, and had been employed in New York with the Department of Human Services. She was a member of Pentecostal Holiness Church.

She married Norman Clemmons Dece. 22, 1940, at Pampa. He died Nov. 22, 1943, at Pampa. She married Joseph Gennosa in Liberty, N.Y. He preceded her in death in March 1991 in Ardmore.

Survivors include two grandsons, Joseph Wendyl �Joey� McWilliams II and wife Jodi, Durant, and Matthew Kendyl McWilliams and wife Lindsey, Broken Arrow; a stepdaughter, Jo Ann Ackerly, New York; son-in-law Wendyl McWilliams and his wife Helen, Kingston; and a special friend, Vonda Lang, Porum.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Adelya McWilliams, and her parents.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

CURTIS KISER 
HOLDENVILLE � Services for Curtis Kiser, 76, Holdenville, are 10 a.m. Monday at Hudson-Phillips Chapel. Burial will follow at Holdenville Cemetery.

Mr. Kiser died Thursday, Aug. 11, 2005, in Ada. He was born Oct. 31, 1928, at Calvin to Howard Joe Kiser and Lucille Couch Kiser.

He was raised in Holdenville and Wetumka, attending Fairview Schools. He worked for various oil companies, including Charlie McDaniels, and as an auctioneer. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Harold Dean Kiser.

Survivors include four children, Ronnie Kiser, Ada, Rick Kiser, Oklahoma City, Diane Langwell and husband, David, Wewoka, and Kathy Lynn Kiser; stepchildren, Harvey Hogue, Verna Wilson, Wanda Young and Patrician Louise, all of Ada; brothers, Bobby Kiser Sr. and wife Helen, Bakersfield, Calif., and Tommy Kiser, Jett; sisters, Wilma Joe Eddy, Flagstaff, Ariz., Bettie Hulsteine and husband Dale, Wetumka, and Dorothy Norris and husband Wayne, Holdenville; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; many other relatives and friends; and ex-wives, Donna Jean Kiser and Azell Hogue, both of Ada.

Bearers are Billy Joe Kiser, John Kiser, Sonny Kiser, Roger Kiser, Rex Kiser, Hershel Kiser, James Lee Shirrock and Robert Norris.

Honorary bearers are Henry �Doc� Jordan, Jackie Jones, Terry Yarbrough, Danny Yarbrough, Tommy King and Steve Husline.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville

SHIRLEY JOHNSON

HOLDENVILLE � Services for Shirley Jean Calvert Johnson, 59, Holdenville, are 10 a.m. Saturday at Stout-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel, Wewoka, the Rev. Larry Chesser officiating. Burial follows at Oakwood Cemetery.

Mrs. Johnson died July 26, 2005, at an Oklahoma City hospital. She was born Jan. 2, 1946, at Wewoka, to A.D. Calvert and Gladys Johnson Calvert.

She married Dale Johnson in December 2004, at Holdenville, where she lived until her death.

She attended school in Wewoka and was a certified nurses aid for Heritage Village. She attended Gleaners Pentecostal Holiness Church, Wewoka.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Tommy Calvert; a sister, Phyllis Vance; and a nephew, Larry Calvert.

Survivors include her husband, Dale Johnson, Holdenville; three sons, Ricky Harris, Ada, Johnny Harris, Wewoka, and Michael Pierce, Holdenville; a daughter, Tammy Roy, Wewoka; three brothers, Lloyd Scroggins, David Calvert and Jimmy Calvert; three sisters, Marsha Sawyer, Evelyn Calvert and JoAnn Calvert; 13 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Stout-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel, Wewoka.

BESSIE SMITH

LEHIGH � Services for Bessie V. Smith, 90, Lehigh, are pending with Brown�s Funeral Service. She died July 27, 2005, at a Coalgate nursing home.

MICHAEL ALLEN

WEWOKA � Services for Michael Edward Allen, 30, Wewoka, are 10 a.m. Thursday at Hudson-Phillips Chapel, Holdenville. Burial follows at Holdenville Cemetery. Mr. Allen died July 25, 2005.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville

FERNANDO LOUIE

ADA � Services for Fernando �Ramon� Louie, 43, Ada, are pending with Smith-Phillips Funeral Home. He died July 26, 2005.

JAKE ZACHARY

UNION VALLEY � Services for Jakan Levi �Jake� Zachary, 22, Union Valley, are 2 p.m. Thursday at the Union Valley Baptist Church, Johnie Fredman and the Rev. Gary Jamar officiating. Burial follows at Highland Cemetery, Stonewall.

Mr. Zachary died July 25, 2005, at his home. He was born Aug. 10, 1982, at Ada, to Jimmy Dale and Deborah Cozette Sullins Zachary. He graduated from Stonewall High School in 2000, where he was active in 4-H, Boy Scouts, was on the National Honor Society, was a member of the Future Farmers of America, Future Business Leaders of America and was on the Longhorns Baseball team. He attended East Central University as a hyper education major, where he was active with intramural sports, and the Southwest Church of Christ college group. He was a rancher, employed with Abbott�s Meat Market, and was a softball umpire at Matthews Park and other parks in the state. He attended Southwest Church of Christ.

Survivors include his parents, Dale and Debbie Zachary, of the home; a sister, Katelyn Zachary of the home; and one grandmother, Jessie Zachary, Union Valley.

Bearers are Jerry Ellis, Greg Lovelis, Kyle Young, Sam Caton, Jimmy Truitt and Jared Hudson.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

WILLIAM LITTLE JR.

LINDALE, Texas � Memorial services for William D. Little, Jr., 84, Lindale, are 2 p.m. Friday at the Christian Community Fellowship Church, Lindale. A requiem mass is planned for 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 1, at St. Luke�s Episcopal Church, Ada, the Rev. Ernie Maddon officiating.

Mr. Little died July 25, 2005, at Lindale. He was born May 22, 1921, at Ada, to William D. and Willie Faust Little. He grew up at Ada, attending Horace Mann School. He graduated from McCallie School, Chattanooga, Tenn., and was a graduate of East Central University, where he helped form the East Central Alumni Association.

Mr. Little married Mary Louise Osborne Sept. 13, 1942, at Ada. He grew up in the newspaper business, first joining the Ada Evening News as a member of the advertising staff, then becoming business manager, and taking over as publisher in 1966, after the death of his father, W.D. Little, Sr., founder of the newspaper. He retired in 1982. In 1954 he was elected as president of the Ada Chamber of Commerce and maintained close ties with them throughout his career. He later served as president of the Oklahoma Chamber of Commerce, served as a board member for Valley View Regional Hospital for 25 years, and was a board member of the O.G.&E. board of directors. He was also a board member and chairman for the Home Federal Savings and Loan Association, and a key player in the establishment of the Social Services Center, Ada. He was a board member and one of the founders of the Science and Natural Resources Foundation, a founder of Ada News-Sooner State Tennis Tournament. He was active in the affairs of the Oklahoma Press Association and Associated Press, and was a board member of the Southern Newspaper Publishers Association.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Louise Pepper, Lindale; one son, William D. Little, III, Lindale; two daughters, Helen Jane Little, St. Petersburg, Fla., and Linda Brooks Little, Marshall, Texas; one sister, Mary Gurley, Ada; and one grandson, Matthew Steiner, West Palm Beach, Fla.

The family says those who wish may make memorial contributions to the East Central Foundation Scholarship Fund.

RUBY CRONK 
ADA � Services for Ruby Ruth Cronk, 79, Ada, are 10 a.m. Saturday at the Worship Center Church of God, Ada, the Rev. Ken Angel officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

She died Aug. 13, 2005, at Houston, Texas. She was born Jan. 9, 1926, at Skeedee, Okla., to Paul and Nellie Workman Robinson. She married Robert E. �Bob� Cronk Sept. 9, 1943, at Stillwater. He died March 21, 2002.

Mrs. Cronk graduated from Pawnee High School. She was a longtime resident of Ada, and attended the Worship Center Church of God. She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; five brothers, Edward Robinson, Harold Robinson, Carl Robinson, Ernest Robinson and Noah Robinson.

Survivors include four daughters, Beverly Luper, Alexandria, Va., Donna Murphy, Glencoe, Okla., Janice Alexander, Porter, Texas, and Robin Steele, Ada; one son, Bob Cronk, Kansas City, Mo.; one brother, Kenneth Robinson, Tyrone, Okla.; two sisters, Nancy Tkatch, Oklahoma City, and Betty McDougall, Addison, Ill.; sixteen grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren.

Bearers are Greg Luper, Kelly Murphy, Cody Murphy, Shawn Murphy, Josh Steele, Logan Alexander and Bobby Cronk.

Smith-Phillips Funeral Home

JUANITA INMAN
ADA � Services for Juanita S. Inman, 91, Ada, are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Oak Avenue Baptist Church, the Rev. Ray Talbott officiating. Burial ollows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mrs. Inman died Aug. 17, 2005, at a local nursing home. She was born Oct. 21, 1913, at Ada, to Byrd and Mable Adams Smith. She lived most of her life in Ada and graduated from Ada High School.

She married Leon Inman Nov. 28, 1938, at Ada. He died Sept. 12, 1990. Mrs. Inman was a homemaker and a longtime active member of Oak Avenue Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by a son, David Inman, June 7, 1969; and a granddaughter, Dana CranfordJuly 29, 1995.

Survivors include a daughter, Barbara Cranford and husband Weldon, Ada; one grandson, Lee Cranford and Jennifer, Ada; one great-granddaughter, Shaelee Cranford; extended grandchildren, Cristal Wartchow and Cindy Townsend; xtended great-grandchildren, Carley Collings, Chance Graves and Coy Wartchow.

Bearers are Dennis Story, David Eidson, Matthew Eidson, Derick Eidson, Randy Persinger and Jim Stephens.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

HELEN NEWSOM 
ADA � Services for Helen L. Newsom, 83, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. She died Aug. 17, 2005, at a local hospital.

Criswell Funeral Home

JO WILSON 
ADA � Services for Jo Pauline Wilson, 74, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. She died Aug. 18, 2005, at a local hospital.

Criswell Funeral Home

H. C. JIMENEZ 
ADA � Memorial Mass for Higinio �H. C.� Jimenez, 81, is 1 p.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, the Rev. Ray Ackerman officiating.

Mr. Jimenez died Aug. 16, 2005, at Ada. He was born Jan . 11, 1924, at Beeville, Texas, to Benigno Jimenez and Macaria Ysac Jimenez. He came to this area in 1993, from Oklahoma City. He attended Franklin School at Franklin, and Little Flower School at Oklahoma City. He was an auto wholesaler. He attended St. Joseph Catholic Church, was a 32nd degree Mason and was also a member of several other fraternal organizations.

He married Mary Ann Engel Gilliam Sept. 13, 1997, at Norman.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Wanda Jimenez; two sons, Jack Jimenez and Mickey Curlis; one daughter, Margaret Jimenez Harris; two brothers, Brigido Jimenez and Pete Dominguez; and two sisters, Simona Nicholson and Telesfora Castro.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Ann Jimenez, of the home; six sons, Mike Jimenez, Leroy Vasques, David Jimenez, John Jimenez, Ben Jimenez, and Stephen Jimenez; four daughters, Donna Knott, Debra Osban and husband Don, Sheila Corbin and husband Scott, Sandra Scott and husband Zack; one brother, Frank Jimenez; and three sisters, Carmen Monjaras, Angeline Flores, and Antoinette Baker; several grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

Criswell Funeral Home

BENNY BENCH 
KINGSTON � Services for Benny Eli Bench, 64, Kingston, are pending with Watts Funeral Home, Madill. He died Aug. 16, 2005, at Kingston. He was born March 14, 1941, at Stonewall, to Emmitt and Eula Doyle Bench. He was raised in Hinton and graduated from Hinton High School in 1960. He served for four years in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War.

He later moved to Ada where he retired from Solo Cup after 30 years of employment. In 2001 he moved to the Lake Texoma area where he lived the remainder of his life. He married Donna Rippee July 18, 1980 at Durant.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother.

Survivors include his wife, Donna Bench, Kingston; one son, B.J. Bench, College Station, Texas; three brothers; one sister; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation is Thursday at Watts Funeral Home, Kingston.

PARIS PRICE 
DAVIS � Services for Paris M. Price Sr., 94, Davis, were today at First Baptist Church, Sulphur. Burial followed at Green Hill Cemetery. He died Aug. 13, 2005.

Hale�s Fox Funeral Home

MAYOMA GENTRY 
LEHIGH � Graveside services for Mayoma �Mable� Gentry, 92, Lehigh, were today at Coalgate Cemetery, the Rev. Jim Smith officiating. She died Aug. 14, 2005, at Coalgate.

Brown�s Funeral Service, Coalgate

LEON REID 
HOLDENVILLE � Services for Leon Reid, 80, Holdenville, are 1:30 p.m. today at First Baptist Church, Holdenville. Burial follows at Calvin Cemetery. He died Aug. 14, 2005.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home

RUBY CRONK 
ADA � Services for Ruby Ruth Cronk, 79, Ada, are pending with Smith-Phillips Funeral Home. She died Aug. 13, 2005, at Houston, Texas.

JOHN WARMAN
ADA � Services for John J. Warman, 76, Ada, are pending with Smith-Phillips Funeral Home. He died Aug. 16, 2005, at Ada.

BETTIE BAKER 
HOLDENVILLE � Services for Bettie Ruth Reed Baker, 83, Holdenville, are 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hudson-Phillips Chapel. Burial follows at Holdenville Cemetery. She died July 28, 2005.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home

RICHARD McKEE 
DAVIS � Services for Richard D. McKee, 58, Davis., are 2 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church, Davis. Burial follows at Green Hill Cemetery. He died Aug. 1, 2005, at Nocona, Texas.

Hale�s Fox Funeral Home

MARY O�DELL 
EDMOND � Services for Mary Alice O�Dell, 74, Edmond, were 2 p.m. Aug. 1, at First Baptist Church, Edmond.

Mrs. O�Dell died July 29, 2005. She was born June 6, 1931, at Muskogee County, to John Luther and Ida Crews. She received most of her education in Chandler, initially at a one-room schoolhouse called Pleasant Ridge. In sixth grade she was promoted to the eighth grade, which later sent her to college a year earlier than scheduled. She graduated from Chandler High School in 1948; spent her first year of college at Oklahoma Baptist University, where she majored in art; and transferred to Central State College in 1949, to pursue a degree in elementary education. She married Faye O�Dell July 14, 1950, at Wichita Falls, Texas.

Mrs. O�Dell was active in her local church and occasionally was a substitute teacher at local schools.

She was preceded in death by one infant son, Johnny Bob; her parents; and one brother, Ray Crews.

Survivors include her husband; one son, John O�Dell and wife Vicki, Edmond; two daughters, Susan Conway and husband Jim, Edmond, and Shannon Greenhaw and husband Joe, Shawnee Mission, Kan.; two sisters, Joy Chandler and Thelma Jeffries; two brothers, Bill Crews and wife Norma, and Jim Crews and wife Hallie; one sister-in-law, Barbara Lowe; one brother-in-law, Jack O�Dell and wife Lynn; ten grandchildren, Dusti Tignor and husband Lance, Angie Noles and husband Jade, Kelli O�Dell, Bo O�Dell, Jamie Conway, Ramsey Conway, John Conway, Reilly Greenhaw, Kathryn Greenhaw and Will Greenhaw; and three great-grandchildren, Gunnar Tignor, Sam Tignor and Dax Noles.

The family says memorial contributions may be made to the Coach and Mary O�Dell Memorial Fund, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Box 16307, Oklahoma City, OK 73113.

Baggerly Memorial Chapel, Oklahoma City

JAMES SHIPLETT SR. 
DAVIS � Services for James Shiplett, Sr., 88, Davis, were 10:30 a.m. today at Hale�s Memorial Chapel. Burial is at 4 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Gardens, Stillwater. He died July 29, 2005.

Hale�s Fox Funeral Home

TONY CARTER 
ADA � Services for Tony Randall Carter, 51, Ada, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Bud Throne officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mr. Carter died Aug. 1, 2005, at his home. He was born Nov. 30, 1953, at Ada, to Harold and Emma Holly Carter. He was a bricklayer and was affiliated with the Baptist Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Kayla Vick and husband Dustin and Kelly Carter, all of Ada; one son, Kevin Carter, Ada; one granddaughter, Jaden Underwood, Ada; three brothers, Marvin Carter, Marysville, Calif., Darrell Carter and wife Karen and Greg Carter and wife Crystal, all of Ada; and several nieces and nephews.

Bearers are Sammy Bingham, Larry Ellis, Henry West, Robert Younts, Bill Bolin and David Daniel.

Honorary bearers are Scooter Throne, Roy Throne, Tom Tribbey, Mandy Carter and Karen Carter.

Criswell Funeral Home

MABEL UHLICH 
ADA � Services for Mabel Uhlich, 81, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. She died Aug. 2, 2005, at a local hospital.

TEDDY DAVIS 
THAYER, Mo. � Services for Teddy J. Davis, 75, Thayer, are 10 a.m. Friday at Carter Funeral Home. He died Aug. 1, 2005.

Carter Funeral Home

MICHAEL SEXTON 
FITTSTOWN � Services for Michael Anthony Sexton, 6, Fittstown, are 10 a.m. Wednesday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery in Stonewall. The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. Tuesday at Criswell Funeral Home.

The child died Saturday, July 30, 2005, at an Oklahoma City hospital. He was born Jan. 27, 1999, at Ada to Anthony Edward �Tony� and Tawana Kaye Phares Sexton. He lived in this area all his life and attended school at Glenwood.

Survivors include his father and stepmother, Tony and Cheryl Sexton, of the home; two sisters, Kacey Danielle Sexton and Ashleigh Rene� Sexton, of the home; grandparents, Ron and Ruth Sexton, Fittstown, Jack and Roylene Couey, Ada; grandfather, Dan Phares, Stonewall; great-grandmothers, Dena Sims, Ahloso, and Helen Phares, Coalgate; great-grandfather, Richard Sexton, Fittstown; an uncle, Warren Sexton, Las Vegas, Nev.; two aunts, Amanda Sexton, Ada, and Nicole Hargus, Stonewall.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Tawana Kay Sexton, and sister, Shania Maria Sexton, on May 31, 2001.

Bearers will be Gary Darby, Matt Jennings, Steve Skokos, and Kent Pharr.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

CECIL WRIGHT 
MILBURN � Graveside services for Cecil Edward Wright, 74, Milburn, are 10 a.m. Tuesday at Crystal Cemetery. Mr. Wright died Saturday at Durant.

Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Tishomingo

HENRY HANKINS 
OKLAHOMA CITY � Graveside services for retired Cpl. Henry Christopher Hankins, 58, Oklahoma City, were July 21, 2005, at Fort Sill National Cemetery, Elgin, the Rev. Herschel R. Lindsey officiating. There were Marine Corps honors.

Mr. Jackson died July 16, 2005, at Oklahoma City. He was born May 7, 1947, at Duncan, to Henry J. and Christine Fellers Hankins.

He graduated from Ada High School and attended East Central University. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during Vietnam.

Survivors include a son, John Hankins, Newcastle; his mother, Christine Hankins, Oklahoma City; a brother, Steve Hankins, Torrance, Calif.; and two grandsons, Zachary and Shane.

Sympathy cards may be sent to the family online at www.beckerfuneral.com.

Becker Funeral Home, Lawton

CHARLOTTE JACKSON-HOLMAN 
ADA � Graveside services for Charlotte Avery Jackson-Holman, infant daughter of Johnathan Terrance Holman, III and Brooke Elizabeth Jackson-Holman, Ada, are 4 p.m. Monday at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, David McCann officiating.

The infant was born and died July 26, 2005, at Norman.

Survivors include her parents, Brooke Jackson-Holman and Johnathan Holman; grandparents, Kurt and Pamela Jackson, Audrey Jackson, all of Ada, and Terry Holman, Stratford; great-grandmother, Mildred King, Stillwater; five uncles, Weston Jackson, Ada, Thomas Holman, James Holman, Kyle Holman and Kenneth Holman; two great-uncles, Charles King, Tulsa, and Gary King, Iowa.

The family says that memorials may be made to the Mission Emergency Fund at the First Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 56, Ada, OK 74820.

Stufflebean-Coffey Funeral Home, Pauls Valley

FERNANDO LOUIE 
ADA � Services for Fernando Romero Louie, 43, Ada, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at St. James Church of God in Christ, Charles Miller officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mr. Louie died July 26, 2005, at an Ada hospital. He was born July 10, 1962, at Seminole, to Cecil Ray Jackson and Cora Mae Louie. He graduated from New Lima High School in 1980, and attended Seminole Junior College for two years. He moved to Ada from Wewoka in 1989. He worked for Ward�s Construction for numerous years.

He married Donna Carrethers Nov. 23, 2002, at Ada.

He was preceded in death by his father; one sister, Chanelle Lee; and both of his grandfathers.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Brandon Louie and Romero Jones, both of Wewoka; 11 daughters, Autranna Louie, Brittany Louie, Kimberly Louie and Stevie Louie, all of Ada, Brandy Beavers, Shatara Beavers and Saviance Louie, all of Oklahoma City, Shanika Jones, Brittany Louie and Cecily Louie, all of Wewoka, and Autumn Louie, Ada; his mother, Cora Lee, Seminole; four brothers, Eddie Louie, Tyrone Jackson, both of Oklahoma City, Shawn Louie and Sherwood Jackson, both of Wewoka; two sisters, Yvette Jackson, California, and Rona Rene Louie, Langston; two grandmothers, Pearlilee R. Roberson, New Lima, and Betty Louie; and nine grandchildren.

Smith-Phillips Funeral Home

LAVERNE McEUIN 
STRATFORD � Graveside services for Laverne Ethel McEuin, 79, Stratford, are 10 a.m. Tuesday at Maxwell Cemetery, the Rev. Melvin Brooking officiating.

Mrs. McEuin died July 28, 2005, at Ada. She was born March 18, 1926, at Stratford, to John Stephen and Mabel Effie Laurent Bragg. She married Robert McEuin Nov. 27, 1942, at McDermitt, Nev. She was a homemaker and lived in the Stratford area for the past 60 years. She was a member of Galey Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; one son, Thomas Steven McEuin; eight brothers; and three sisters.

Survivors include three daughters, Ellen Jacques, Lake Lure, N.C., Janey Evans, Cottenwood, Ariz., and Robert White, Austin, Texas; one sister, Nadine Moody, Ashland, Ky.; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Pickard Funeral Home

E.L. REDMAN 
LAWTON � Services for E.L. Redman, 92, Lawton, formerly of Ada, are 2 p.m. Monday at the First Baptist Church of Stratford, the Rev. Marvin Knox officiating. Burial follows at Memorial Park Cemetery, Ada.

Mr. Redman died July 28, 2005, at Lawton. He was born Sept. 5, 1912, at Pauls Valley, to Elbert L. and Ethel Bennett Redman. He graduated from Aylesworth High School in 1932. He married Thelma Lucretia Wallace May 29, 1932, at Madill. He served in the U.S. Army in the Philippines during World War II. After the war, the family moved to Ada where he was employed by the Oklahoma State Highway Department. In 1965 the family moved to a farm east of Stratford, and owned and operated a grocery store before retiring. He was also in the cattle business until moving to Ada in 2002.

Mr. Redman was a member of the First Baptist Church of Stratford where he served as deacon, church training director, and usher. In March of 2005 he and his wife moved to a health care facility in Lawton.

Survivors include his wife; one son, Tommy Redman and wife Carol, Ada; two daughters, Pat Blackburn and husband Bill, Lawton, and Mary Emerson and husband Dean, Denton, Texas; eight grandchildren; and fourteen great-grandchildren.

Bearers are Ottie Smith, Don Morrison, Eldon Lee, Kenneth Keel, Connie Mercer and Travis Lambert.

Pickard Funeral Home, Stratford

SONYA NEWBERRY 
TUPELO � Services for Sonya Newberry, 45, Tupelo, are 2 p.m. Monday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Ken Angel will officiate. Burial will follow at Holdenville Cemetery.

Ms. Newberry died Thursday, July 28, 2005, at a Coalgate hospital. She was born July 8, 1960, at Buffalo to Jesse Newberry Sr. and Kay Cline Newberry. She lived in the Stonewall and Tupelo areas all her life. She graduated from Tupelo High School and attended East Central University.

She was employed at Pre-Paid Legal, then later with the Tupelo schools in the cafeteria. Ms. Newberry attended the Church of God.

Survivors include a son, Jonathan Newberry, Tupelo; her father, Jesse Newberry Sr., Tampa, Fla.; four brothers, Al Gatlin, Oklahoma City, Jesse Newberry Jr., Tampa, Fla., Rance Garrett and Joe Bob Garrett, both of Idaho; three sisters, Bridget Alm, Meeker, Vicki Stewart, McLoud, and Tonya Fatih, Tampa, Fla.

She was preceded in death by her mother, and a brother, Gordon Gatlin.

Bearers will be Harland Stonecipher, Allen Stonecipher, Paul Fortner, Kenny Fortner, Alan Fortner, and Earl Jones.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

CLEATUS CLIFFT 
STUART � Graveside services for Cleatus H. Clifft, 91, Stuart, are 11 a.m. Wednesday at Rock Creek Cemetery. He died June 5, 2005.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville

MINNIE PRINCE 
WEWOKA � Services for Minnie Binks Neal Prince, 98, Wewoka, are 2 p.m. Thursday at Hudson-Phillips Funeral Chapel, Holdenville. Burial follows at Holdenville Cemetery. She died June 5, 2005.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville

JOHN BILLS 
COALGATE � Graveside services for John Buford Bills, 66, Coalgate, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Centrahoma Cemetery, the Rev. Bill Weathers officiating. He died May 31, 2005, at Tulsa.

Brown�s Funeral Service

MELVA HUNTER 
ADA � Services for Melva Lee Hunter, 78, Ada, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Bill Eisenhour Funeral Homes Inc. Southeast Chapel, Del City.

She died June 3, 2005.

RONNIE ORPHAN 
RAVIA � Services for Eugene Ronnie Orphan, 57, Ravia, formerly of Ada, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. The Revs. Curt Rogers and Allen Dorries will officiate. Burial will follow at Dolberg Cemetery. A wake service will be 7 p.m. Monday at the Criswell Chapel.

Mr. Orphan died Saturday, June 4, 2005, at a Tishomingo hospital. He was born Dec. 22, 1947, to Reuben and Rose Neal Orphan.

He lived in the Ada area most of his life, attending school at Irving Elementary and Latta school.

Mr. Orphan married Lena Long Nov. 6, 1999, in Tishomingo. He was employed with J. P. Emco and was affiliated with the United Pentecostal church.

Survivors include his wife, Lena Orphan, of the home; three stepdaughters, Yolanda Ann Martinez, Dallas, Chijane Long, of the home, and Judy Kay Long, Ardmore; one grandchild, Calup Lewis; two brothers, Novarro Reuben Orphan, Ada, and Levi Jeff Orphan, Roff; three sisters, Lou Perry, Latta, Dianna Red Bruner, Ardmore, and Diann Whitey Anatubby, Ardmore; and many nieces and nephews.

Bearers will be Robert Apala, Jeff McFerran, Larry Huffman, Bill Vandergriff, Leonard Monroe, and Delbert Faulkner. Honorary bearers will be Ray Orphan, Austin Orphan, Leon Bruner, Jr., Lucky Orphan, John Bruner, Michael Bruner, Franklin Coody, Faren Tino Coody, and George Hamilton Jesse.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

IRENE RUSH 
RANSOM, Kan. � Services for Irene Rush, 88, Ransom, are 2:30 p.m. today at Uitca Cemetery.

Mrs. Rush died June 2, 2005, at Ransom.

Fitzgerald Funeral Home, Inc., Ness City, Kan.

HAROLD RAPER 
KONAWA � Services for Harold Glen Raper, 73, Konawa, are 10:30 a.m. Monday at Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Chapel, the Revs. Pam Shirk and Charley Henthorn officiating. Burial follows at Konawa City Cemetery.

Mr. Raper died June 2, 2005, at Ada. He was born Dec. 20, 1931, at Konawa, to Clarence and Mae Raper. He was a life-long resident of Konawa and attended and graduated from Konawa High School. He married Wanda Kinder Raper Feb. 13, 2002, at Konawa. He was a retired farmer and rancher and served in the U.S. Army in Germany doing helicopter maintenance.

He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Konawa, a past board member and president of the Seminole County Chapter of Oklahoma Farm Bureau, and a former member of the Konawa Lions Club. He graduated from Oklahoma A&M, Stillwater, with a degree in animal husbandry.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Carol; his parents; and two sisters, Sue Ellen Raper and Infant Girl Raper.

Survivors include his wife, Wanda; two daughters, Dana Underwood and husband Pat, Idabel, and Edie Linton and husband Brad, Mansfield, Texas; a brother, Karl Raper, Konawa; a sister, Cheryl Akin, Moore; five grandchildren, Pat and Kristin Underwood and Emily, Joshua and Rachel Linton; and extended family, Brenda and Willie Cloud, Kelley and Donna Neely, Jon and Cheryl Kade, Adi Cloud, Brea and Daniel Cloud, and Kacie and Stephanie Neely.

Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home

KAY McENTIRE 
COALGATE � Services for Kay McEntire, 84, Coalgate, are Monday at 1 p.m. at Coalgate United Methodist Church, the Rev. David Rowley officiating. Burial follows at Cairo Cemetery.

Mrs. McEntire died June 3, 2005, at Coalgate. She was born Feb. 9, 1921, at McPherson, Kan., to Valentine Meacham and Ann McHugh Emmert.

She was a Coalgate resident since 1980. She attended school at Fulton, Mo., where she graduated in 1938, then later attended Kansas State College, Manhattan, Kan., where she graduated with a degree in journalism. She married Kenneth McEntire Aug. 3, 1949, at Manhattan, Kan.

Mrs. McEntire worked for TWA and American airlines for five years. She was a welcome hostess and a public journalist She was a lifelong member of the United Methodist Church and a member of the Coalgate Methodist Church since 1980, when she moved to Coalgate. She was also a manor volunteer, member of the music club, Meals on Wheels, a member of Cairo Homemakers, and AARP as well as tutoring at Emerson Elementary School, working as a tour guide for Kaleo Bus Tours and an election worker for Coal County.

Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Beverly McEntire and husband Dennis McMillan, Victoria, Canada; a son, Steve McEntire and friend Cindy Corbin, New Durham, N.H.; foster children, Brenda Heck and husband Randy, Cottonwood, Carrie Walkup and husband Bryan, Coalgate; brother-in law, Carl McEntire and wife Pat, Coalgate; sister-in law, Majorie Crow, Dallas, Texas; four grandchildren, Lori McEntire Lapiana and husband Anthony, Rochester, N.H., Kristi McEntire and fianc� Duane Chassion, Rochester, N.H., Fraser McMillan, Victoria, Tristan McMillan, Victoria; step-grandchild, Arron McMillan, Victoria; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Eola Kroel and Helen Emmert; two brothers, Merton Emmert and Fredrick Emmert; and a brother-in-law, Dutch Kroel.

Bearers are Doug Canfield, Johnny Sandman, Harper Kerr, Larry Cometti, Tom Owen and Clark P. McEntire.

Honorary bearers are Carl McEntire, Pat McEntire, Marjorie Crow, Ruby Williams and Jim Clemens.

The family says in lieu of flowers, cash donations may be made to the Coalgate United Methodist Church, Cairo Cemetery Association, or Reba Ranch House, Dennison, Texas.

Brown�s Funeral Service

KENNETH STANFIELD 
GILMER, Texas � Services for Kenneth Shelby Stanfield, 79, Gilmer, are 10:30 a.m. Monday at Lightning Ridge Baptist Church, Ada, Okla., the Rev. Rusty Wells officiating. Burial follows at Lightning Ridge Cemetery, Ada.

Mr. Stanfield died June 2, 2005, at Longview. He was born April 15, 1926, at Roff, to Joseph Shelby and Naomi Christine Dunne Stanfield. He married Reba Katherine Fairchild Stanfield Nov. 12, 1947, at Ada. He was a dairy farmer at Lightning Ridge, and he moved to Gilmer several years ago. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Gilmer.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Doug Stanfield and wife Carol, Austin, and Kevin Stanfield and wife Gale, Gilmer; and four grandchildren, Bryan Stanfield, Chris Stanfield, Kristi Dryer and Krystal Stanfield.

Bearers are Ed Coffey, Joe Maddox, George Welch, Mack Summers, George Myrick, Virgil Miller and Fred Bowerman.

Honorary bearers are Joel Dryer, Christ Stanfield and Bryan Stanfield.

Pickard Funeral Home, Stratford

EULA TALKINGTON 
SULPHUR � Services for Eula Almeta Talkington, 84, Sulphur, are Monday at 10 a.m. at the Clagg Funeral Home Chapel. Burial follows at Drake Cemetery. She died June 2, 2005, at Sulphur.

Clagg Funeral Home

JAMES MAHAFFEY 
JACKSON, Mich. � Services for James R. Mahffey, 86, Jackson, Mich., are 1 p.m. Monday at Wetherby Funeral Home Chapel, Dr. Carl Benes officiating. Burial follows at Hillcrest Memorial Park. Visitation is 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. today.

Mr. Mahaffey died June 1, 2005.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Eileen, of 58 years; parents, Edna and James Mahaffey, and a sister, Enid Leon.

Survivors include his children David and Diana Hiller, Jackson, Statia and Kem Randolph, Spring, Arbor, James E. and Gloria Mahaffey, Jackson, Dan and Lindy Mahaffey, Pinckney, Mich.; grandchildren, Suzette and Raymond Schiferli, Joseph Pratt, Kevin and Connie Hiller, Scott and Missy Hiller, James and Mireja and Mahaffey, Mark Mahaffey, Michael and Teresa Mahaffey, Stephen Mahaffey, Autumn and Doug Silveus, Trina and T.J. Brower, Chad and Becky Randolph, Scott and Tonya Randolph, Jana Jacobs, Justin Jacobs; a sister, Mattie Ruth Whitlock, Ada, Okla.; 18 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

The family said friends who wish may make memorial contributions to the Palliative Care GPF 221, VA Ann Arbor Health care System, 2215 Fuller Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48105; Attn: Volunteer Services.

Wetherby Funeral Home, Jackson, Mich.

MABEL UHLICH 
ADA � Services for Mabel Brannan Uhlich, 81, Ada, are 2 p.m. Thursday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Duncan Brannan officiating. Burial follows at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mrs. Uhlich died Aug. 2, 2005, at a local hospital. She was born Nov. 16, 1923, at Alikchi, McCurtain County, Okla., to William Asberry and Mabel Foust Brannan. She graduated from Wright City High School.

She married Otto �Jelly� Uhlich Sept. 15, 1969. He died March 12, 2003, at Ada.

Mrs. Uhlich was a bookkeeper for Dicus Grocery, Ada, for many years, and she was of the Baptist faith.

She was preceded in death by one son, James Maurice Westbrook Jr., one grandson, Johnny Lawson; three brothers, Norman Brannan, R.A. Brannan and Marvin Brannan; and two sisters, Cora Brannan Robberson and Myrtle Brannan Truitt.

Survivors include one brother, D.D. Brannan, Ada; two stepdaughters, Lynda Lawson, Ada, and Barbara Murphy, Moore; two grandsons, Brian Murphy, Moore, and Tommy Lawson, Ada; and three great-grandchildren.

Bearers are Sean Thomas, Darren Thomas, Robert Pickens, Brad Brannan, Anthony Garrett, Richard Brannan and Bob Brannan.

Criswell Funeral Home

DON NEWBERRY 
Wayne � Services for Donald Wayne Newberry, 67, Wayne, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Wooster Funeral Home Chapel, Pauls Valley, Fred Butler officiating. Burial follows at Hopping Cemetery, Wayne.

Mr. Newberry died July 30, 2005, at a Pauls Valley Hospital. He was born Aug. 4, 1937, at Amber, to Clara and Elmer Newberry.

He married Reta Hanson May 13, 1963, at Ada. He was an Army veteran who served in Germany. He was also an oilfield worker, a team roper and a 32nd Mason.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Clara Newberry; one son, Bobby Newberry; one grandson, Chad Stringer; two brothers, Joe Newberry and Raymond Newberry; and two sisters, Leddie Buchanan and Mary Cramer.

Survivors include his wife, Reta, of the home; one daughter, Ellen Frizell and husband Brian, Pauls Valley; two grandsons, Cole Stringer, Virginia Beach, Va., and Dustin Stringer, Stratford; two brothers Lawrence Newberry, Muldrow, and Henry Newberry, Moore; and two sisters, Mamie Stringer, Tupelo, and Ellie Matthews, Missouri.

Wooster Funeral Home, Pauls Valley

RICHARD TOMLINSON 
TUPELO � Services for Richard Coy Tomlinson, 53, Tupelo, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Brown�s Funeral Chapel. Burial follows at Pleasant Grove Cemetery. He died May 26, 2005, at Tupelo.

Brown�s Funeral Service, Coalgate

SHELBY HUDSON 
COALGATE � Services for Shelby Parker Hudson, 20, are 10 a.m. Saturday at Henderson Hills Baptist Church, Edmond. Burial follows at the Coalgate Cemetery. He died May 24, 2005, at Tahlequah.

RICHARD TOMLINSON 
TUPELO � Services for Richard Coy Tomlinson, 53, Tupelo, are pending with Brown�s Funeral Service, Coalgate. He died May 26, 2005 at Tupelo.

CARLYN ALLEN

DAVIS � Services for Carlyn Allen, 61, Davis, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. She died Thursday, May 26, 2005, at Davis.

Criswell Funeral Home

BERNADEAN HUTCHINGS 
ADA � Services for Bernadean Hutchings, 77, Ada, are 10 a.m. Saturday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Randall Christy officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mrs. Hutchings died Wednesday, May 25, 2005, at her home. She was born Oct. 25, 1927, at Red Fork, to Fred E. and Eula May Baldwin Keatley. She lived in the Ada area most of her life. She attended schools in Ada and Hayward High School in Hayward, Calif.

She married Albert �Al� Donly Hutchings March 11, 1944, in Ada. He died July 11, 1991, at Ada. She and her husband owned and operated the Hamburger King, Al�s Drive-Inn, Al�s Truck Stop, Al�s Trails and Al�s Beep & Buy.

Mrs. Hutchings was a member of Union Valley Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Brent Hutchings in 1994, and Fred Hutchings in 2001, and a grandson, Albert Hutchings, II in 1993.

Survivors include two daughters, Gayle Sloan and Carli Adams, both of Ada; a brother, Fred C. Keatley, Ada; a sister, Evelyn Burge, Ada; seven grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.

Bearers are J. L. Rhoads, Mark Walls, Kyle Walls, Jim Jackson, Allen Dean Jackson, Keith Walls, Mike Huddleston and Kevin Walls.

Criswell Funeral Home

CAROLE SNYDER 
ADA � Services for Carole Ann Snyder, 65, Ada, are 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Revs. Tony Peak and Joe Howry will officiate. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mrs. Snyder died Wednesday, May 25, 2005, at her home. She was born Aug. 18, 1939, in the Pleasant Grove Community, near Lawton to Kenneth and Mattie Lee McGee Clopton. She graduated from Central High School in Marlow and attended Cameron College for one year. She moved to Ada in November 1963 from Lawton.

She married Bill Snyder Oct. 10, 1958. Mrs. Snyder was a homemaker and a member of Lovelady Baptist Church for many years.

Survivors include her husband, Bill Snyder, of the home; one son, Ronnie W. Snyder and wife Janie, Ada; two daughters, Debbie Cathey and Sheila Jones and husband Joe Don, all of Ada; two brothers, Keith Clopton and wife Carol, Lake Havasu City, Ariz., and Doug Clopton, Tulsa; one sister, Jean Matthews and husband Don, Oklahoma City; six grandchildren, Ronnie D. Snyder, Whitney Cathey, Summer Snyder, Tyrel Jones, Tiffany Cathey and Mallory Jones.

Bearers are Frank Jared, Leon Cross, Terry Winters, Johnny Brassfield, Ike Bray, Jerry Howard and Odell Deaton

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

BERNADEAN HUTCHINGS 
ADA � Services for Bernadean Hutchings, 77, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mrs. Hutchings died Wednesday, May 25, 2005 at her home.

JAKE ANDERSON 
ARDMORE � Services for Jake Lee Anderson, 62, Ardmore, are 11 a.m. Friday at Griffin Funeral Chapel. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery, Ada. He died May 24, 2005.

Griffin Funeral Home

VERA MILES 
MOUNTAIN RANCH, Calif. � Graveside services for Vera Marie Miles, 83, Mountain Ranch, are 1 p.m. Friday at Union Cemetery, Brentwood. She died May 24, 2005, at a San Andreas hospital.

San Andreas Memorial Chapel, San Andreas

ELI MORRIS 
PAULS VALLEY � Graveside services for Eli Washington Morris, 90, Pauls Valley, are 10 a.m. Friday at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, the Rev. Larry Cornforth officiating. Military honors will be performed.

Mr. Morris died May 24, 2005, at Pauls Valley. He was born May 10, 1915 at Pontotoc County to George W. and Dollie May Lawson Morris.

He married Willie V. Heath Morris at Pauls Valley Oct. 20, 1952.

Mr. Morris worked in maintenance for the Pauls Valley State School and was a veteran of World War II. He moved to Pauls Valley in 1952 and was a member of Valley Christian Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Irene Lambert; and a brother, Kenneth Morris.

Survivors include his wife; four sisters, Lorene Mullins, Woodward, Christina Southard, Waxahachi, Texas, Pauline Holland, Lubbock, Texas, and Kathyrene Hannah, Pauls Valley; and two brothers, Gus Morris, Pauls Valley, and G.D. Morris, Houston, Texas.

Visitation is today from 5-7 p.m. at Pickard Funeral Home Chapel.

Pickard Funeral Home, Stratford.

JEWEL SANDERS 
STONEWALL � Services for Jewel Dorothy Sanders, 86, Stonewall, are 2 p.m. Friday at the Tupelo Church of Christ, with Wendell Ingram officiating. Burial will follow at Byrd�s Prairie Cemetery at Tupelo.

Mrs. Sanders died Tuesday May 24, 2005, at an Ada hospital. She was born June 11, 1918, at Tupelo to Elbert and Ida Jane Melton Young. She attended school at Tupelo.

She married Basil M. Sanders Dec. 21, 1935 at Clarita. He died Nov. 4, 2003, in Stonewall.

Mrs. Sanders and her husband left this area in 1953 and returned in 1990. She was a homemaker and a member of the Tupelo Church of Christ.

Survivors include two sons, Dewayne Sanders and wife Frances, Lakehead, Calif., and Bill Sanders and wife Helen, Venice, Fla.; a daughter, Janet Park, Stonewall; a sister, Fern Jones, Bakersfield, Calif.; grandchildren, Steven Sanders, Lakehead, Calif., John Sanders, Clayton, Calif., Cheryle Martin, Auburn, Calif., and Marc Finnecy, Point, Texas; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Larry Basil Sanders, her parents, four brothers, Chester Young, Earl Young, Loyd Young and Clyde Young, and a sister, Ruby Harkins.

Bearers will be Audie Sanders, Roger Sanders, Doyle Sanders, Wayne Sanders, Raymond Batchelor and Al Sanders. Honorary bearers will be Herman Bills, Bob Woods, Winford Westbrook, Dub Rush and L. M. Rush.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

GLEN WALKER 
HOLDENVILLE � Services for Glen R. Walker, 73, Holdenville, are 2 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church, Holdenville. Burial follows at Holdenville Cemetery. He died May 24, 2005.

Hudson-Phillips FUneral Home

TENZY ROBERTS 
NORMAN � Services for Tenzy Lee Roberts, 75, Norman, are 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Chapel, Konawa. Burial follows at Vamoosa Cemetery. She died Monday, May 23, 2005, at a Norman hospital.

Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home, Konawa

VIOLET ROSS 
MANNFORD � Graveside services for Violet Lorene Reich Ross, 56, Mannford, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Oakwood Cemetery, Wewoka. He died May 23, 2005.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville

Rick Colvin 
ADA � Services for Rick Dean Colvin, 47, Ada, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Luginbuel Funeral Home Chapel in Vinita. Burial follows in Fairview Cemetery.

Mr. Colvin died May 20, 2005, in Ada.

JOHN BILLS 
COALGATE � Graveside services for John Buford Bills, 66, Coalgate, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Centrahoma Cemetery, the Rev. Bill Weathers officiating.

He died May 31, 2005, at Tulsa.

Brown�s Funeral Service, Coalgate

ROBERT BOLINGER JR. 
ATWOOD � Services for Robert Furman Bolinger Jr., 39, Atwood, are 2 p.m. today at Calvin Free Will Baptist Church, the Rev. Lloyd Cross officiating. Burial follows at Blue Ridge Cemetery.

Mr. Bolinger died June 4, 2005, at Atwood. He was born July 28, 1965, at Holdenville to Robert Furman and Juanita Young Bolinger. He was a lifetime resident of Atwood and graduated from Allen High School.

He was a mechanic and roofer. He had also worked at Don�s Lazy S at Allen.

He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Bolinger Sr., and a brother, Ronald Wayne Palmer.

Survivors include his mother, Juanita Bolinger, Atwood; two brothers, Victor Paul Palmer, Kingston, and Winston Hanks, Atwood; three sisters, Linda Foster, Calvin, Alyene Hanks, San Antonio, Texas, and Jolene Pearce, Ada; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville

STANLEY SHORTES 
NORMAN � Services for Stanley Shortes, 85, Norman, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Shortes died Tuesday, May 31, 2005, at a Norman Veterans Center.

RUBY HALL 
MOORE � Services for Ruby Lee Hall, 83, Moore, formerly of Ada, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Frank Trent will officiate. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mrs. Hall died Saturday, May 28, 2005, at an Oklahoma City nursing home. She was born July 14, 1921, in Clarita to Robert and Lessie Meeks Dempsey. She lived in the Ada area most of her life and moved to Oklahoma City in early 1990s.

She married Barney W. Hall Sept. 27, 1941, in Ada. Mrs. Hall was the owner of a cafe in Stratford, a homemaker and a member of the Linn Avenue Pentecostal Holiness Church in Oklahoma City.

Survivors include her husband, Barney W. Hall, of the home; a daughter, Sandra Trench, Oklahoma City; a son, Charles Hall, Asher; a sister, Indolia Wallace, Ardmore; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother, Loyd Dempsey.

Bearers will be Chris Laughlin, Scot Laughlin, Billy Dugger, James Trench, David Schafer and Matt Trench. Honorary bearer will be Bob Trench.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

MARY LEWIS 
STONEWALL � Graveside services for Mary Lee Lewis, 82, Stonewall, are 2 p.m. Thursday at Byrd�s Prairie Cemetery, the Rev. David Dooley will officiate.

Mrs. Lewis died Monday, May 30, 2005, at a Stonewall nursing home. She was born April 16, 1923, in San Antonio, Texas, to James Cleveland and Cora Elizabeth Lovett Brooks. She attended school at Little Axe and Oklahoma City. She moved to this area in 1961 from Oklahoma City.

She married Joseph Dolphus Lewis May 2, 1938, in Midwest City. He died Aug. 21, 1961, in Norman.

Mrs. Lewis was a homemaker and a Baptist.

Survivors include two sons, Bob Lewis, Tupelo, and A. D. Lewis, Bridge Creek; a daughter, Sue Berry, Stonewall; two brothers, Luke Brooks, Stockton, Calif., and Bob Brooks, Kiowa; two sisters, Stella Radliff, Luther and Betty Martindale, Savanna; five granddaughters and three grandsons; seven great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Jo Tomlinson, Aug. 4, 1986.

Honorary bearers will be grandsons and great grandsons, Joe Lewis, Bobby Lewis, James Tomlinson, Jason Williams, Jesse Chiles, James Stringer, Zachary Davis and Tim Davis.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

JERRY ANDERSON 
HOLDENVILLE � Services for Jerry S. Anderson, 71, Holdenville, were today at Barnard Memorial United Methodist Church, Holdenville. Burial followed at Holdenville Cemetery. He died May 29, 2005.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville

EDWARD DeWITT 
ATWOOD � Services for Edward R. DeWitt, 59, Atwood, are 2 p.m. Thursday at Atwood Nazarene Church. Burial follows at Atwood Cemetery.

He died May 29, 2005.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville

AUDREY MENTZ 
DAVIS � Services for Audrey Bernice Mentz, 56, Davis, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Faith Center Church in Sulphur. She died May 28, 2005.

Krien Funeral Home, Davis

JOYCE SULLIVAN 
STRATFORD � Graveside services for Joyce Lue Sullivan, 76, Stratford, are 10 a.m. Wednesday at McGee Cemetery, the Rev. Terry Pearce officiating.

Mrs. Sullivan died May 28, 2005, at Stratford. She was born April 7, 1929, at Gracemont to Iva Mae McLaughlin and Carl Forgia.

She was a homemaker and member of Pentecostal Holiness Church.

She married Tommy Sullivan April 22, 1945, at Glendale, Ariz. He died Oct. 28, 2000. She was also preceded in death by her parents and a sister.

Survivors include a son, Jerry Lynn Sullivan and his wife Belinda Joyce, Center; and a brother, Kenneth Forgia, Peoria, Okla.

Pickard Funeral Home, Stratford

BERTHA TATE 
DAVIS � Services for Bertha �Reina� Brashears Tate, 87, Bethany, formerly of Davis, were May 28, 2005, at Green Hill Cemetery. She died May 25, 2005.

Krien Funeral Home, Davis

RICHARD TOMLINSON 
TUPELO � Services for Richard Coy Tomlinson, 53, Tupelo, are 2 p.m. today at Tupelo First Baptist Church, the Rev. Randall Christy officiating. Burial follows at Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

Mr. Tomlinson died May 26, 2005, at Tupelo. He was born Oct. 21, 1951, at Oak Grove in Coal County.

He attended Centrahoma Schools and graduated from Tupelo High School in 1970. He was a heavy equipment operator and member of Centrahoma Baptist Church. He was a Vietnam veteran and later joined the National Guard at Ada.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Theadore and Loretta Dee Bowerman Tomlinson; two brothers, James Tomlinson and Donnie Tomlinson; and a sister-in-law, Mary Jo Tomlinson.

He married Joyce Parks July 10, 1970, at Centrahoma.

Survivors include his wife, Joyce Parks, of the home; two sons, Coy Tomlinson, Tupelo, and Andrew Tomlinson and his wife Tonya, Union Valley; a daughter, Lusenda Bullard and her husband Danny, Tupelo; a sister, Kay Lackey and her husband Paul, Tupelo; two brothers, Ed Tomlinson, Tupelo, and Leon Tomlinson and his wife Thelma, Cottonwood; eight grandchildren, Matthew Bullard, Andria Tomlinson, Richard Bullard, Danny Bullard Jr., D�Adrian Tomlinson, Triston Bullard, Landon Tomlinson and Janie Bullard; many nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.

Bearers are Lenus Batchelor, Jay Ward, Terry Young, Roy Deck. John Ivy, Dennis Holder, Charlie Krebbs and James Stockton.

Honorary bearers are A.A. Howell, John Fowler, Joe Schutte, Wayne Martin, Bobby D. Hyatt and Rick Ellis.

Brown�s Funeral Service, Coalgate

CARLYN ALLEN 
DAVIS � Services for Carlyn K. Allen, 61, Davis, formerly of Ada, are 2 p.m. Tuesday, at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, Steve Mayhan officiating. Burial follows at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mrs. Allen died Thursday, May 26, 2005, in Davis. She was born Aug. 8, 1943, in Ada, to Carl T. and Denzel H. Wommack Morris. She graduated from Latta High School and worked for Ideal Cement, retiring in 1987. She moved to Davis in 1997. She was a member of Roff Church of Christ.

Survivors include two sons, Joe Allen and his fiance Tina Gregory, Ada; and Carl Allen and his wife Rene�, Ada; one sister, Susan Nelson and her husband Dan, Davis; one brother, Ron Morris and his wife Claudine, Ada; one granddaughter, Josey B. Allen; and a nephew, Shane Nelson, Davis.

Bearers are Tommy Morris, Bud Blake, Chris Rigsby, Thane Hudson, Bill Vann and Ronnie Miller. Honorary bearer is Harold Price.

Criswell Funeral Home

CAROLINE JOHNSON 
ADA � Services for Caroline Sue Johnson 63, Ada, are 10 a.m. Tuesday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Louise Marrs will officiate.

Ms. Johnson died Tuesday, May 24, 2005, at an Irving, Texas hospital. She was born June 22, 1941, in Allen, Okla., to Solomon and Agnes Albertson Johnson. She graduated from Chilocco High School, in Lawrence, Kan., attended East Central University for four years, and the Pontotoc Vocational Technical School for three years.

She married Jose Acosta in May, 1993. She was a licensed practical nurse, a member of the Dallas Indian United Methodist Church in Dallas, a member of the United Methodist Women, the Silver Feathers Senior Group at her church, the Dallas Urban Inter-Tribal Center of Dallas and she was very active in Sunday School.

Survivors include her husband, Jose Acosta, of the home; a daughter, DeAnna L. Alexander Underhill, Ada; a son, Malcom Troy Thomas, Kansas; six grandchildren; and several aunts, uncles, and other relatives.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

BETTY LIONBERGER 
CAMARILLA, Calif. � Graveside services for Betty Lionberger, 76, Camarilla, are Tuesday, at 11 a.m. at East Hill Cemetery, John Baulch officiating.

She died May 22, 2005, at a Los Angeles hospital. She was born April 18, 1929, at Roff, to Julia E Kennedy and John Thomas.

A memorial service was held at Pearce Brothers Mortuary.

Survivors include a son, Dr. Bill Lionberger and wife Amy; a daughter, Debbie Lionberger, Oxnard; two sisters, Mary Jo Green and husband J.L., Ada, Okla., and Edna Hernandez, Oxnard; three grandchildren, Madison, Douglas Haines and Jason Lionberger, Sedona, Ariz.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

AUDREY MENTZ 
DAVIS � Services for Audrey Mentz, 56, Davis, are pending with Krien Funeral Home. She died May 28, 2005.

BABE NORMAN 
FRANCIS � Graveside services for Babe Frances Norman, 76, Francis, were 10 a.m. Friday at Rosedale Cemetery.

She died May 26, 2005, at Francis. She was born May 1, 1929, at Francis, to Boyd Franklin and Nell Archer Green. She married Wilbur �Bill� Wayne Norman July 3, 1946, at Fort Smith, AR. He died Feb. 9, 1988.

Mrs. Norman graduated from Francis High School and was a lifelong resident of Francis. She was affiliated with the Church of Christ and she was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband and parents.

Survivors include two daughters, Cynthia Frances Norman and Celia Ann Reynolds, both of Francis; one grandchild; and one great-grandchild.

Smith-Phillips Funeral Home, Ada

BERTHA TATE 
BETHANY � Graveside services for Bertha �Reina� Brashears Tate, 87, Bethany, were 3 p.m. Saturday at Green Hill Cemetery, Davis. She died May 25, 2005, at a Bethany nursing home.

Krien Funeral Home, Davis

LARRY SMITH 
DAVIS � Services for Larry Duane Smith, 61, Davis, are 2 p.m. Monday at Fox Funeral Chapel. Burial follows at Green Hill Cemetery.

Fox Funeral Home

JESSE KERNEL 
ADA � Services for Jesse C. Kernel, also known as J. C. Factor, 74, Ada, are 2 p.m. Monday at Seminole Indian Baptist Church, the Revs. George Harjochee and Kenneth Cooper officiating. Burial follows at Carpitcher Family Cemetery. Wake services will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday at Criswell Chapel, and on Sunday at 5 p.m. he will be taken to Seminole Indian Baptist Church.

Mr. Kernel died June 2, 2005, at a local hospital. He was born July 30, 1930, at Sasakwa, to Eugene and Susie Mae Factor Kernel. He served in the U.S. Army, was in Europe for three years and was discharged Oct. 3, 1950. He moved to this area in 1998 from Sasakwa. He worked as a concrete worker and laborer, a farmer and a punch press operator. He was a member of Seminole Baptist Church.

He married Jackie Ann Harjo Nov. 16, 1996, at Birdcreek Baptist Church, Sasakwa.

Survivors include his wife; one sister, Johnnie Mae West, Wewoka; three stepchildren, Rhonda Narcomey, Konawa, Charlie J. Harjo, Oklahoma City, and Rhoda Camp, Konawa; 10 stepgrandchildren; one brother-in-law, Jimmy Carpticher, Sasakwa; two sisters-in-law, Julia Isaac Scott, Madill, and JoAnna Walker, Ada; and many relatives and friends.

Bearers are Dennis Factor, Bunny Factor, Dexter Postoak, Jimmy Carpitcher, Travis Scott and Michael Walker.

Criswell Funeral Home

KAY McENTIRE 
COALGATE � Services for Kay McEntire, 84, Coalgate, are pending with Brown�s Funeral Service. She died June 3, 2005, at a Coalgate hospital.

KENNETH STANFIELD 
LIGHTNING RIDGE � Services for Kenneth Shelby Stanfield, 79, Lightning Ridge, are pending with Pickard Funeral Home, Stratford. He died June 2, 2005.

MARY SMITH 
OKLAHOMA CITY � Services for Mary Smith, 84, Oklahoma City, are 2 p.m. Friday at Chapel at the Bridge Assembly of God church. Burial follows at Dale Cemetery, Dale.

She died May 31, 2005, at an Oklahoma City nursing home. She was born March 21, 1921, at Drumlamph, Northern Ireland to Joseph and Julia Kennedy Fullerton. She lived many years in Bellachy, Ireland and moved to the United States in 1948, settling in Okmulgee and Ada before moving to Oklahoma City in 1995. She was a member of Mustang

Assembly of God Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Hollis; and four brothers.

Survivors include two daughters, Roseleen Archer and husband Ronnie, Dale, and Betty Lemon and husband David, Springfield, Mo.; a son, Gerald Smith and wife Pat, Oklahoma City; three brothers, Bobby Fullerton, Joe Fullerton and

John Fullerton, all of Ireland; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

McNeil�s Mustang Funeral Service, Mustang

ROBERT BAKER 
SULPHUR � Services for Robert Leman Baker, 78, Sulphur, are 10 a.m. Friday at the First Baptist Church. Burial follows at Oaklawn Cemetery. He died June 1, 2005.

Clagg Funeral Home

DELLA MARTIN 
SULPHUR � Services for Della J. Martin, 93, Sulphur, are 2 p.m. Friday at the First Free Will Baptist Church. Burial follows at Oaklawn Cemetery. She died May 31, 2005, at Okmulgee.

Clagg Funeral Home

LEROY SMITH 
LAMAR � Services for Leroy Smith, 90, Lamar, are 2 p.m. Friday at Hudson-Phillips Chapel, Holdenville. Burial follows at Lamar Cemetery. He died May 31, 2005.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville

ROSALIO MENDOZA 
COFFEYVILLE, Kan. � Services for Rosalio �Charlie� Mendoza, 72, Coffeyville, are 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Patrick�s Catholic Church, Chanute, Mike Maybrier officiating. Burial follows at St. Patrick�s Catholic Cemetery. Military rites will be conducted by the U.S. Air Force, Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo.

He died May 30, 2005, at Coffeyville. He was born Sept. 4, 1932, at Chanute to Evarista Gutierrez and Bernie Mendoza. He was a 1951 graduate of Field Kindley Memorial High School, Coffeyville. He served the U.S. Army from 1951-54. He also served in the U.S. Air Force from 1954, until his retirement in 1971. He retired with the rank of T Sgt. Mr. Mendoza served in Korea and Vietnam, as well.

Mr. Mendoza worked for the U.S. Postal Service at Phoenix, Ariz. for ten years. His family then moved back to Kansas and resided in the Humboldt community. He and his wife, Connie, moved to Coffeyville September of 2004. He was a member of the Holy Name Catholic Church, Coffeyville.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers; and a sister.

Survivors include his wife; four daughters, Angelina Bennett, Collinsville, Ill., Joni Mendoza, Phoenix, Ariz., Susan Baines, Juneau, Alaska, and Charlene Isit, Phoenix; three sisters, Corrine Perez, Chanute, Lydia Magruder, Las Cruces, N.M., and Cathy Lamb, Phoenix; six brothers, Jess Mendoza, Humboldt, Tony Mendoza, Tulsa, Okla., Joe Mendoza, El Paso, Texas, Richard Mendoza, Ada, Okla., Phillip Mendoza, Oklahoma City, Okla., and Fred Mendoza, Dallas, Texas; and ten grandchildren.

Recitation of the rosary will be Wednesday at 5 p.m. at the St. Patrick�s Catholic Church.

Penwell-Gable Funeral Home, Coffeyville

STANLEY SHORTES 
ADA � -Services for Stanley J. Shortes, 85, Ada, are 10:00 a.m. Friday at the Morris Memorial Baptist Church, Revs. Gary Jamar and Glen Eaves will officiate. Burial will follow at Swan Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Shortes died Tuesday, May 31, 2005, at the Norman Veterans Center. He was born June 6, 1919 at Duncan, Oklahoma to Walter A. and Edna S. Hardin Shortes. He attended school at Orange Prairie and graduated from Bray, Oklahoma. Mr. Shortes attended East Central University. He moved to this area in 1951 from Healdton, Oklahoma.

He married Alva A. Hunt on June 26, 1942 in Muskogee, Oklahoma. Mr. Shortes served as a Staff Sergeant in the U. S. Army from July 6, 1942 to December 14, 1945. He served in the European Theatre of Operations assigned to Company B, 139th Airborne Engineers Battalion, 17th Division. He also served in the Battle of the Bulge, Ardennes, Rhineland, Central Europe.

Mr. Shortes ran an Apco Service Station on North Broadway in Ada from 1957 until 1966. He retired from NL Treating Company in June, 1981. He was a member of Morris Memorial Baptist Church, a member of the American Legion and he served for 20 years as a school board member at Latta High School.

Survivors include his wife, Alva Shortes, of the home; three daughters, Pat McBride, Ada, Rhonda Whisenant and husband Bruce, Ada, and Pam Clarke and husband Rocky, Washington, Oklahoma; one son, Terry Shortes and wife Debbie, Ada; ten grandchildren, Michael McBride, Kelly McBride, Lisa Laxton, Chris Whisenant, Tim Shortes, Philip Shortes, Shannon Smith, Lacee Andrews, Lindsey Myers and Case Clarke; fifteen great grandchildren, Morgan & Ryley McBride, Julie Sanchez-McBride, Chris, Josh, Cameron and Kylie Laxton, Cole, Cade and Joei Whisenant, Hagan and Gavin Smith, Nicholas and Cash Andrews and Madisson Myers; a niece, Carolyn Dolan, Connecticut; and nephew, Bill Malone, Ada.

Bearers will be grandsons, Michael McBride, Chris Whisenant, Kelly McBride, Tim Shortes, Philip Shortes and Case Clarke. Honorary bearers will be Bill Malone, nephew, Bruce Whisenant and Rocky Clarke, sons-in-law, Roger Laxton, Brad Smith and Nick Andrews, grandsons-in-law.

The family says those who wish may make memorials to the Oklahoma Veterans Center, Veterans Benefit Fund, P. O. Box 1668, Norman, OK 73071.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

MARY ESTES 
THE COLONY, Texas � Services for Mary Estes, 86, The Colony, Texas, formerly of Ada, are noon, Friday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, Jim White will officiate. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mrs. Estes died Monday, May 30, 2005, at The Colony, Texas. She was born Aug. 7, 1918, at Prim, Ark., to Charles Oliver and Ollie Mabel Collins Wortman. She attended school at Galey and Vanoss and graduated from Vanoss High School.

She married Sherman Estes on Oct. 8, 1938. He died March 3, 1995. Mrs. Estes moved to Texas in April, 2001 from Ada.

Survivors include a son, Donnie Estes, Arlington, Texas; a daughter, Dona Wall and her husband Glenn, The Colony, Texas; one brother, Charles Wortman, Ada; three sisters, Edith Cussins, Tucson, Arizona, Bonnie Shelton, Tuscon, Arizona, and Bertie Rose, Tucson, Arizona; 10 grandchildren, Vicky Mapp, Stephen, Marty, and Elizabeth Ann Estes, Christi Schultz, Stacy James, Terry and Matthew Wall, Darcy and Shelly Estes; and thirteen great grandchildren, Stephen Mapp, Sofia Estes, Sawyer, Liam and Isabella Schultz, Travis and Marly Leighton, Hannah and Nathan James, Avery, Brayden, Landan Wall, and Nicolas Estes.

She was preceded in death by a son, Dennis Estes and a daughter, Barbara Brassfield; nine brothers and sisters, Thelma Rankin, Ruth Ellis, Fred Wortman, John Wortman, Glen Wortman, Mildred Evelyn Wortman, Robert Wortman, William Henry Wortman (Bill), and Ollie Mable Wortman, and a grandchild, Gary Don Brassfield.

Bearers will be Bryan Harwell, Stephen Mapp, Mike Mapp, Travis Leighton, Matthew Wall and Marty Estes.

The family says those who wish may make memorials to Innovative Hospice Care, 8585 N. Stemmons, Suite 700, Dallas, Texas 75247.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

CLARA STEPHENS 
ADA � Services for Clara Maye Stephens, 89, Ada, are 2 p.m. Friday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Joe Dixon will officiate. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mrs. Stephens died Tuesday, May 31, 2005 at a local nursing home. She was born February 20, 1916 at Ada to John F. and Melissa A. Scifres Ryan. She attended school at Glenwood and Irving and graduated from Ada High School.

She married Lloyd W. Stephens on October 3, 1948. He died May 30, 1988 in Ada.

Mrs. Stephens was a beautician for 54 years, she also held state offices on the State Board of Cosmetology. Mrs. Stephens was a longtime member of Oak Avenue Baptist Church for 75 years.

Survivors include three nephews, John Ryan and wife Ann, Ada, Jack Ryan and wife Kathy, Renton, Washington, and Steve White and wife Lou Ann, Moore; four nieces, Kay Griffith and husband Sam, Oak Harbor, Washington, Donna Williams and husband Rocky, Ft. Worth, Texas, Debbie Elliott, Cleburne, Texas, and Teresa Ryan, Midwest City; and a sister-in-law, Syble Creech, Cleburne, Texas.

She was preceded in death by four brothers, Paul Ryan, Jack Ryan, Jimmy Ryan and Carlos �Pinky� Ryan, and one sister, Pauline Davis.

Bearers will be John Ryan, Steve White, Rick Shaw, Duard Thomas, Jason Kratky, Rocky Williams and Shawn Ryan. Honorary bearers are Ralph Evans, G. W. Vandever and Don Matthews.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

LEON COLLINSWORTH
KONAWA � Services for Leon Collinsworth, 56, Konawa, are 10:30 a.m. Friday at Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Chapel. Burial follows at Crossroads Cemetery. He died May 30, 2005, at a Tulsa hospital.

Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home

FREDA FREEMAN 
HOLDENVILLE � Services for Freda V. Cathey Freeman, 88, Holdenville, are 10 a.m. Friday at Hudson-Phillips Chapel. Burial is 3 p.m. Friday at Memorial Cemetery, Enid. She died May 31, 2005.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home

MARY ESTES 
THE COLONY, Texas � Services for Mary Estes, 86, The Colony, Texas, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mrs. Estes died Monday, May 30, 2005, in The Colony, Texas.

CLARA STEPHENS 
ADA � Services for Clara Maye Stephens, 89, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mrs. Stephens died Tuesday, May 31, 2005, at a local nursing home.

RONALD GILLETTE 
GUTHRIE � Services for Ronald William Gillette, 64, Guthrie, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Smith Funeral Chapel, Guthrie.

Mr. Gillette died Dec. 4, 2004.

Cowley-Krien Funeral Home, Sulphur

REV. FRANK JONES 
ADA � Services for Rev. Frank Montgomery Jones, 84, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home.

He died Dec. 8, 2004 at the Sulphur Veterans Center.

TERRY JENKINS 
HOLDENVILLE � Services for Terry Newman Jenkins, 90, Holdenville, are 2 p.m. today at Shurden Funeral Home Chapel, Henryetta, the Rev. Patrick Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Okmulgee Cemetery.

Mr. Jenkins died Dec. 3, 2004, at Holdenville. He was born March 26, 1914, at Swan, Texas, to William and Laura Jane Terry Jenkins.

Mr. Jenkins was raised in northeast Texas and southwest Arkansas. He moved to Arkansas at age 2. He was a longtime sawmill worker. The family moved to Jones in July 1960 and to Holdenville in 1974. He was also an employee of Sneed Nursery Co., retiring in 1980. He was affiliated with Holdenville Church of the Nazarene.

He married Hazel Brumfield Jenkins July 28, 1941. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Nolan, Neal and Norman; two sisters, Neva Brown and Nora Cooper; a grandson, Ronnie Lee Jenkins; and two great-grandsons, Kevin Jenkins and Steven Bauer.

Survivors include his wife, Hazel Iva, of the home; three sons, Terry and wife Anne, Ardmore, Jerry, Holdenville, and Joe and wife Deena, Byng; a daughter, Esther Shada and husband Tom, Springdale, Ark.; two sisters, Nellie Holcomb and Nettie Mitchell, both of Cleburne, Texas; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Meleta Jenkins, Grass Valley, Calif.

Bearers are Cliff Jenkins, Tommy Freman, Archie Freman, Tom Shada, Chris Freman and Walter Freman.

Honorary bearers are grandson Specialist Wesley Jenkins and great-grandchildren, Kelly Jenkins and David Lawrence.

Shurden Funeral Home, Henryetta

MAUDINE McKOY 
SULPHUR � Services for Maudine McKoy, 78, Sulphur, are 1 p.m. Saturday at Ada First United Methodist Church. Burial follows Oaklawn Cemetery, Sulphur.

Mrs. McKoy died Dec. 5, 2004, at Louisville, Colo. He was born Dec. 6, 1925, at Velma-Alma to Pat D. and Grace Peddycort Inscore.

She taught school at Fox and worked as an administrative assistant and supported and supported her husband in church ministry in the Oklahoma Methodist Conference, serving in chuches at Ratliff City, Ryan, Pawhuska, Perry, Tulsa and the Methodist Boys Ranch at Gore.

She married Clifton D. McKoy Jan. 20, 1946, at Duncan. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Patricia K. Fallin.

Survivors include a son George McKoy and wife Carolyn, Broomfield, Colo.; a sister-in-law, George Ann Ables, Ada; three nieces, Marjorie Calahan, Oklahoma City, Angela Ables, Oklahoma City, and Cindy Brady, Ada; two grand-nieces; and four grand-nephews.

Donations may be sent to United Methodist Boys Ranch, P.O. Box 999, Gore, OK 74435.

Clagg Funeral Home, Sulphur

GERTRUDE WASHINGTON 
OKLAHOMA CITY � Graveside services for Florence Gertrude Washington, 95, Oklahoma City, formerly of Ada, are 2 p.m. today at Memorial Park Cemetery in Ada, the Rev. Bob Langston will officiate.

Mrs. Washington died Dec. 3, 2004, at an Oklahoma City nursing home.

CHARLIE GRIMES 
HOLDEVNVILLE � Services for Charlie Grimes, 83, Holdenville, are 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Texas Banner Church of God. Burial follows at Holdenville Cemetery. He died Dec. 4, 2004.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home

LAWRENCE FARMER 
ADA � Graveside services for Lawrence Wesley Farmer, 78, Ada, are 2 p.m. Friday at Swan Hill Cemetery, Mr. Farmer�s brother, Rev. Lavern Farmer will officiate. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Criswell Funeral Home.

Mr. Farmer died Monday, December 6, 2004 at his home. He was born November 26, 1926 near Gaar Corner to William Lee and Emma Rozetta Reed Farmer. He attended school at Parish Chapel and also attended Vanoss school.

Mr. Farmer married Nancy Jane Tiner June 1, 1952 in Ringling, OK. She died April 20, 2001. He was employed with People�s Electric Cooperative, retiring after 40 years of service. After his retirement, he continued to work there part-time.

Survivors include a daughter, Deborah K. Evans, Oklahoma City; a granddaughter, Deanthe Evans, Oklahoma City; four brothers, Junior Farmer, Stratford, Rev. Lavern Farmer, Hickory, Temple Farmer, Ada and Wayne Farmer, Ada; three sisters, Helen Parkins, Sulphur, Mayrene Bittle, Stratford and Janie Roach, Grapevine, Texas; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Homer Farmer and Gene Farmer and two sisters, Lavada Coleman and Lorene Coleman.Bearers will be John Roan, Wayne Jones, Mike Morris, Kirby Tilley, Randy Farmer and Doyle Bittle. Honorary bearer will be Roger Lackey.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

BEULAH BOOKER 
STONEWALL � Services for Beulah Mae Booker, 66, Stonewall, are 2 p. m. Thursday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, James Booker will officiate. Burial will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Booker died Monday, Dec. 6, 2004, at a local hospital. She was born April 11, 1938, at Ada to Calvin and Bertha Cochran Alexander. She graduated from Tupelo High School and attended East Central University.

She married Herbert Lee Booker Nov. 19, 1960. He died Oct. 1, 1999. Mrs. Booker was a secretary-bookkeeper for Pete Parks Rentals in Tupelo and later she was a health care provider. Mrs. Booker was a member of Tupelo Church of Christ.

Survivors include a son, Kevin Booker, Oklahoma City; her mother, Bertha Alexander, Stonewall; a granddaughter, Brianna Booker, Oklahoma City; six sisters, Ruth Grant, Portland, Oregon, Effie Washington, Denver, Colorado, Vester Johnson, Stonewall, Brezilla Alexander, Stonewall, Gladys Monroe, Stonewall, and June Fulson, Oklahoma City; one brother, Ray Alexander, Stonewall; an aunt, Brezilla Johnson, Stonewall; two uncles, Fred Cochran, Stonewall, and T. C. Cochran, Stonewall. She was preceded in death by her husband and one brother.

Bearers will be Matthew Gore, Phillip Burris, Melvin Burris, Terry Stone, Antowan Smith and Rudy Gutizerrez. Honorary bearers are Will Hamilton, Chase Monroe, Brian Monroe, Michael Fulson, Darrell Monroe, Richard Brown and Freeland Colbert. Flower girls are Robbie Jones, Mary Colbert, Susie Moore and Elaine Quaintane Cudjo.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

JOHNNIE PEERCY 
TISHOMINGO � Services for Johnnie Peercy, 82, Tishomingo, are 11 a.m. Tuesday at First United Methodist Church, the Rev. Mary Ewing officiating. Burial follows at Tishomingo Cemetery. Visitation is 7 to 8 p.m. today at Campbell-Watts Funeral Home.

Mrs. Peercy died Dec. 3, 2004, at Madill. She was born July 18, 1922, at Ada to James and Maud (Martin) Jones.

She was a long-time member of Church of God. She owned and operated Kountry Kids� Korner with her daughter for 25 years.

She married Tasker �Tack� Peercy Oct. 9, 1940. He died March 5, 1972. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Jack and Jerry; and two sisters, Dorothy and Imogene.

Survivors include a daughter, Gayle Teel and husband Dwain, Tishomingo; a son, Mickey and wife Mary Sue, Tishomingo; brothers and sisters, Marguerite Pritchett, Madill, Virginia Hooper, Oklahoma City, Raythel Jones, Oklahoma City, and Bobby Jones, Madill; and three grandchildren, Scott Teel and wife Sandy, Moore, Kristi Teel Lee and husband Shawn, Sulphur, and Michael T. Peercy and wife Katy, Tishomingo; and four great-grandchildren, Maggie Peercy, Brent Teel, Kara Lee and Brason Lee.

Bearers are Scott Teel, Michael T. Peercy, Shawn Lee, Dean Ross, Mike Krone and Jody House.

Justin Reed is an honorary bearer.

Campbell-Watts Funeral Home

CYNTHIA AMOS 
WYNNEWOOD � Services for Cynthia Rose �Cindy� Amos, 42, Wynnewood, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Sulphur First Baptist Church. Burial follows at Mill Creek Cemetery.

She died Dec. 5, 2004.

Clagg Funeral Home, Sulphur

RON WILLIAMSON 
BROKEN ARROW �Services for Ronald Keith Williamson, 51, Broken Arrow, are 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hayhurst Funeral Home Chapel in Broken Arrow, the Rev. Ted Heaston, Charles Story and Mark Barrett officiating. Burial follows at 4 p.m. in Memorial Park Cemetery, Ada.

Mr. Williamson was born Feb. 3, 1953, in Ada, to Roy and Juanita (Caldwell) Williamson. He died in Broken Arrow on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2004.

Ron was a 1971 graduate of Asher High School, where was an All-State selection and led Asher to two straight state titles in baseball. He also played on the state championship basketball team in 1971. He was a second-round round draft pick by the Oakland Athletics.

He was wrongly incarcerated and convicted for 12 years, nine of which was on death row in the state penitentiary in McAlester. He was exonerated and found innocent on April 15, 1999. Ron received a diploma from Victory Bible Institute on July 4, 1994. Memorials may be sent to Woodlake Assembly of God Church, Fine Arts Department, 7100 E. 31st, Tulsa, OK 74145.

Survivors include sisters Annette Hudson, Tulsa, and Renee Simmons and husband Gary , Allen, Texas; a niece Keri Elliott and husband Cory, Plano, Texas; nephews Michael Hudson and wife Angela, Springfield, Mo., and Darren Simmons, Austin, Texas; great-nieces, Taylor and Lindsey Hudson; and great nephews, Tristan, Logan and Ethan Elliott.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Toy and Juanita Williamson.

Go online at www.hayhurstfuneralhome.com.

Hayhurst Funeral Home, Broken Arrow

JOHNNIE PEERCY 
TISHOMINGO � Services for Johnnie Peercy, 82, Tishomingo, are 11 a.m. Tuesday at United Methodist Church. He died Dec. 3, 2004, at Madill.

Campell-Watts Funeral Home

KENNETH LAUGHLIN 
GORE � Services for Kenneth Taze Laughlin, 81, Gore, were Saturday at Agent Chapel. He died Dec. 1, 2004, at Tulsa.

Agent Funeral Home

GERTRUDE WASHINGTON 
OKLAHOMA CITY � Services for Florence Gertrude Washington, 95, Oklahoma City, formerly of Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. She died Friday, Dec. 3, 2004, at Oklahoma City.

DON PETITTI 
SULPHUR � Services for Don Petitti, 83, Sulphur, are 11 a.m. Monday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Burial follows at Oaklawn Cemetery.

He died Nov. 18, 2004, at Sulphur.

Clagg Funeral Home

OTHALENE RAINBOLT 
ALLEN � Services for Othalene Melvina Rainbolt, 84, Allen, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home, Ada. She died Thursday, Nov. 18, 2004, at an Allen nursing home.

SILAS INGRAM 
SULPHUR � Services for Silas A. Ingram, 72, Sulphur, are 2 p.m. Saturday at Central Baptist Church. Burial follows at Oaklawn Cemetery.

He died Nov. 17, 2004, at Sulphur.

Clagg Funeral Home

EPPIE YATES SMITH 
KEENE, Texas � Services for Eppie Jewell Yates Whicker Smith, 78, are 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 19, 2004, at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. Burial follows at Denny Cemetery.

Mrs. Smith died Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2004, in a Fort Worth, Texas, hospital. She was born May 11, 1926, in Francis, Okla., to William Yates and Dena Mae Lilley Yates.

She was a certified nurse�s aide.

She married Z. J. Whicker on April 19, 1945. She later married James Delma �Del� Smith, who died in 1974.

She is survived by three daughters, Rita Jewell Sheel and her husband Steve, Myrtle Beach, S.C., Dena Joy Birdwell and her husband Mike, Keene, and Tammy Jean Micheff and her husband Elder Ken Micheff, Ithaca, Mich., a son Harold James �Hodd� Whicker and wife Monica Tidwell, Lawton; four sisters, L.V. Cunningham, Lawton; Dena Leader, Ada, Opal Worcester, Ada, and Barbara Jean Morris, Savanna, Okla.; two brothers, the Rev. Mirl Yates, Duncan, Okla., and Ellis Yates, Spinard, Alaska; 12 grandchildren, Harold �Red� Whicker, Tanya Sheel, Julie Johnson, Matt Whicker, Danielle Muller, Joe Birdwell, Shelly Griffin, Stephainee Reynolds, Crystal Micheff, Jeremy Micheff, Bryan Birdwell and Kimberly Sheel; and eight great-grandchildren, Sarah Jayne Whicker, Tyler Reynolds, Wyatt Reynolds, Zachary Griffin, Clay Griffin, Jack Stephen Johnson, Garrett Birdwell and Luke Birdwell.

She was preceded in death by one son, William Joseph Whicker; two sisters, Rachel Mann and Hazel Smith; and a brother, William Yates Jr.

Criswell Funeral Home

FREDA ROBERTSON 
STRATFORD � Services for Freda Jean Robertson, 72, Stratford, are 1 p.m. Friday at Konawa First Baptist Church. Burial follows at Dora Cemetery.

She died Nov. 16, 2004, at Stratford.

Pickard Funeral Home, Stratford

ZACHARY MILLER 
DURANT � Services for Zachary Scott Miller, infant son of Lori Dawn Ely and Clayton Scott Miller, Durant, are 11 a.m. Friday at Dalton-Holmes Funeral Chapel, Lee Armstrong officiating. Burial follows at Ada�s Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation is 7- 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

The 5-month-old infant died Nov. 14, 2004. at a Durant hospital. He was born June 4, 2004, at Durant.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Kaylee Brooke Miller.

Survivors include his mother, Lori Dawn Ely, Durant; his father, Clayton Scott Miller, Durant; a sister, Brittney Morgan Miller, Durant; his grandparents, Suzanne and Bob Bailey, Durant, Steve Ely, Ada, Kaye Ely, Ada, Scott Miller, Caddo, Susie and James Grant, The Colony, Texas; great-grandparents, Odette Rogers, Ada, Betty and Bill Parham, Ada, Bill and Nancy Miller, Caddo, Felicidad Ayers, Caddo, and Edith Fish, Davis; a great-great-grandmother, Glenna Hendricks, Anna, Texas; aunts Tara Bailey and Derah Miller, both of Durant; and uncles Chris Ely, Ada, Matt Bailey, Fort Worth, Texas, and Brandon Moore and Trevor Grant, both of The Colony.

Condolences can be e-mailed at dhfh@communicomm.com.

Dalton-Holmes Funeral Home, Durant

JUDY TOMASI 
ADA � Services for Judy Tomasi, 58, Ada, are pending with Smith-Phillips Funeral Home. She died Nov. 17, 2004.

CHRISTOPHER GEORGE 
BYARS � Services for Christopher Arnold George, 46, Byars, are 2 p.m. Friday at Byars Pentecostal Holiness Church, the Rev. Ron Gaither officiating. He died Nov. 15, 2004, at a Moore nursing facility.

Wilson-Little Funeral Home, Purcell

DAVID DOWLING 
ADA � Services for David Dowling, 47, Ada, are 2 p.m. Thursday at Evangelistic Temple, the Rev. Charles Baumann, Roy Throne, Mark McGehee and Donis Dowling officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mr. Dowling died Nov. 15, 2004, at an Ada hospital. He was born Jan. 30, 1957, at Wynnewood to John Archie �J.A.� and Roberta LaDell Dowling.

He graduated from Sulphur High School in 1975. He also attended East Central University at Ada, where he majored in criminal justice. He served as an Ada Police officer for 15 years.

Mr. Dowling was a Pentecostal and member of the Elks Lodge and Fraternal Order of Police.

He was preceded in death by his father, J.A. Dowling; and grandparents, Lonzie and Mamie Lutts Dowling, and Roy and Wuanita Stegall Groomer.

Survivors include a son, John and his wife Nicole Dowling, Ada; his mother, LaDell Dowling, Ada; a sister, Donis Dowling, Ada; a nephew, Jason Cofer and his wife Jessica; a great-nephew, Dallas Cofer; a great-niece, Kallee Cofer, all of O�Fallon, Mo.; and numerous aunts and cousins.

Bearers are Aaron Gray, Gary Jackson, Tommy Cosper, Roy Throne, Jerry Fleming and Mark McGehee.

Honorary bearers are Jeremy Gern, Loy Wood, Marvin Lee, Teddy Townsend, Kathi Johnston, Luke Johnston, Henry Allen, Tod Young, John Christian and Robert Castleberry.

Donations may be made to McCortney�s Hospice, 725 Arlington, Ada, OK 74820.

Smith-Phillips Funeral Home

LENA BARNETT 
McALESTER � Graveside services for Lena Hackler Barnett, 95, McAlester, are 11 a.m. Thursday at Stigler Cemetery, Stigler, the Rev. J.P. �Pat� Hackler and Don Hackler officiating.

Mrs. Barnett died Nov. 15, 2004, at a local nursing home. She was born Nov. 22, 1908, at Stigler to Robert Jorden and Margaret Isabelle Harris McGlaughlin. Her early years and schooling were in the Stigler area.

She married Raymond Hackler Dec. 22, 1928, at Stigler. During the Depression in 1931, they moved to Conway, Ark., to work on a plantation, and in 1934 moved to Wewoka for oilfield work. They also lived in Ardmore, Healdton, Davis, Sulphur and Ada. They moved to McAlester in 1965.

Mrs. Barnett was a homemaker and also worked for five years in the Washington Elementary School cafeteria at McAlester.

She married Raymond Hackler. He died April 3, 1979. She married Carl Conrad Barnett in November 1980. He died March 17, 1992.

She was a long-time member of First Christian Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Joe and Ben; and three sisters, Virgie, Sylvia and Maud.

Survivors include four sons, Don Hackler and wife Doris, Paul Hackler and wife Sue, J.P. Hackler and wife Beverly, all of Ada, and H.E. �Gene� Hackler and wife Eva, Tulsa; one daughter, Judy Pinley and husband Glen, Ada; 12 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.

Bearers are Mrs. Barnett�s grandsons.

Donations may be made to First Christian Church of McAlester or the Hospice of McAlester.

Bishop Funeral Serve and Crematory, McAlester

EPPIE YATES SMITH 
KEENE, Texas � Services for Eppie Jewel Yates Smith, 78, Keene, Texas, formerly of Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home, Ada, Okla. Mrs. Smith died Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2004 in Fort Worth, Texas.

ALICE TUSBERG 
SASAKWA � Services for Alice Leora Tusberg, 83, Sasakwa, are 1 p.m. Saturday at Sasakwa First Baptist Church, the Revs. James Hopkins and Wesley Martin officiating.

She died Oct. 31, 2004.

Stout-Phillips Funeral Home, Wewoka

LILLIE WHISENHUNT 
SASAKWA � A family memorial service for Lillie Ann Whisenhunt,70, Sasakwa, are 2 p.m. Friday at Sasakwa Assembly of God.

South-Phillips funeral Home, Wewoka

Claudette Ray 
Claudette Sandra Ray, 71, died Monday, December 6, in Shepherd Manor, Oklahoma City. Services will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday in the Watchhorn Chapel at St. Luke's United Methodist Church in Oklahoma City, with Rev. Charlotte Teel officiating.

Claudette was born May 5, 1933 in San Francisco, California to Claude and Lorena McConnell. She was one of three children, and graduated from Geneseo Township High School in Geneseo, Illinois, was an award-winning baton twirler and teacher of baton for many years.

In 1952 she married David A. Moore and together they had four children. Claudette attended Ouachita Baptist University and the University of Arkansas.

In 1977 she earned her bachelors degree from Delta State University, and a masters degree in clinical psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1979. She was a member of the Pi Kappa Phi Honor Society.

For 15 years, Claudette was employed as a psychological assistant by the Oklahoma State Department of Health in Ada, and became the Clinical Director of the Guidance Division

She then became a licensed professional counselor, and conductor of workshops and seminars for professional development in the field.

Claudette was especially passionate about children and brought this passion to her professional life.

She was a member of the District, Regional, and State Boards of the Oklahoma Commission for Children and Youth, the Regional Board for Children with Special Needs, and participated in compiling and writing the State Plan for Children and Youth 1993-2000.

Claudette also served as a member of the Board of Directors for the Battered Women's Shelter in Ada.

Prior to her retirement, Claudette was a part-time Professor at East Central University.

In 1989 she was named Oklahoma Psychologist of the Year, and in 1996 earned the distinction of becoming the first female member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Ada Lodge No. 1640.

She was a member and elder in the First Presbyterian Church of Ada.

Claudette was a loving mother, friend and confidante, not only to her family but to all with whom she came in contact.

She enjoyed spending time with her family, traveling, walking, shooting pool, painting, sculpting, Bible study, and was an accomplished pianist.

Claudette had a quick and witty sense of humor, and her vibrancy and presence will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Claudette was preceded in death by her parents, Claude and Lorena McConnell, her sister, Beverly Taylor, and her second husband, Walter Lloyd �Pat� Ray.

She is survived by her first husband, David A. Moore; her sister: Lorena Elizabeth Gould; her children, David A. Moore, Jr., Gregory Paul Moore, Stacy Elizabeth Klepper, and Eric Noel Moore; grandchildren Anna Marie Moore, James Keaton Klepper, Ryleigh Elizabeth Klepper, Brian Christopher Moore, Matthew David Moore, Mason David Dean, Kennedy Noel Dean, and Konnar Dalin Dean; and one great-grandchild Nicole Jeanette Moore.

GEORGE FISHER 
FITTSTOWN � Services for George Fisher, 69, Fittstown, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Fisher died Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2004, at an Oklahoma City hospital.

GAVIN THOMASSON 
CALVIN � Services for Gavin A. Thomasson, 2-month-old son of Glen and Felicia Thomasson, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Calvin Free Will Baptist Church.

The infant died Nov. 21, 2004.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home

MYRTLE NUNLEY
STRATFORD � Services for Myrtle Eura Nunley, 89, Stratford, are 10 a.m. Wednesday at Pickard Funeral Home Chapel, O.A. Savage officiating. Burial follows at McGee Cemetery.

Mrs. Nunley died Nov. 22, 2004, at Ada. She was born Aug. 11, 1915, at Chism to Frank Elbert and Van Rycroft Griffin.

She was a homemaker and lived most of her life in Stratford. She was a member of Main Street Church of Christ in Stratford.

She married Hubert Nunley in 1925 at Ada. She died Nov. 9, 1971.

Survivors include a grandson, Tom Oldaker and his wife Vickie, Keller, Texas; a stepgranddaughter, Gail Wood, Cleburne, Texas; a sister, Hazel Young, Fairbanks, Alaska; four nieces and nephews, Joann Ballard and Bobby Williams, both of Pauls Valley, Sue Shahan, Fitzhugh, and Billie Teel, Ada.

Pickard Funeral Home

RUSSELL MURRELL 
ANADARKO � Services for Russell Murrell, 85, Anadarko, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel. Burial follows at Holdenville Cemetery.

He died Nov. 21, 2004.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home

CLINT LEWIS 
SULPHUR � Services for Clint Montgomery Lewis, 43, Sulphur, are pending with Clagg Funeral Home. He died Nov. 21, 2004, at Oklahoma City.

Clagg Funeral Home

MISTY NEWTON 
HOLDENVILLE � Services for Misty Ann Newton, 27, Holdenville, are 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home. Burial follows at Pryor Cemetery at Stuart.

He died Nov. 22, 2004.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville

BENNIE STRAHORN 
ADA � Services for Bennie Kathryn Strahorn, 65, Ada, are pending with Smith-Phillips Funeral Home. She died Nov. 22, 2004, in Ada.

Smith-Phillips Funeral Home

MARIANNE WRIGHT 
ALLEN � Services for Marianne Wright, 74, Allen, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mrs. Wright died Sunday, Nov. 21, 2004 at an Allen nursing home.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

ROY SOWARD 
EVANSVILLE, Ill. � Services for Roy E. Soward, 90, Evansville, are 2 p.m. today at Ziemer Funeral Home East Chapel. He died Nov. 20, 2004, at a local nursing home.

Ziemer Funeral Home East

KENNETH NEEDHAM 
ARDMORE � Graveside services for Kenneth Ray Needham, 63, Ardmore, are 10 a.m. today at Bold Springs Cemetery. He died Nov. 19, 2004, at Oklahoma City.

Campbell-Watts Funeral Home, Tishomingo

JUANITA BOYCE 
CALVIN � Services for Juanita Bryant Boyce, 81, Calvin, are 10 a.m. Tuesday at First United Methodist Church in Calvin. Burial follows at Chapel Hill cemetery, Oklahoma City.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville

ROY SOWARD 
EVANSVILLE, Ill. � Services for Roy E. Soward, 90, Evansville, are 2 p.m. Monday at Ziemer Funeral Home East Chapel. He died Nov. 20, at a local nursing home.

Ziemer Funeral Home East

JUDY TOMASI 
ARCADIA, Calif. � Memorial services for Judy Tomasi, 61, Arcadia, are 1 p.m. Monday at the Mowdy residence, 15750 CR 3500 in Ada, the Revs. Mickey Keith and Glen Eaves officiating.

Mrs. Tomasi died Nov. 17, 2004, at an Ada, Okla., hospital. She was born Oct. 14, 1943, at Zanesville, Ohio, to Leroy A. and Mary Lasure Francis.

She attended Pasadena High School. She worked as a waitress for many years. She was a Pentecostal.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Leroy and Mary Francis, and a son, Michael Polito.

She married Peter Tomasi at Al Hambra in 1975.

Survivors include her husband, Peter Tomasi, Arcadia; a son, Robert Tomasi, Arcadia; and a sister, Peggy Mowdy, Ada.

Smith-Phillips Funeral Home

OTHALENE RAINBOLT 
ADA � Services for Othalene Melvina Rainbolt, 84, Ada, are 2 p.m. Saturday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. Burial follows at Cedar Grove Cemetery.

Ms. Rainbolt died Thursday, Nov. 18, 2004, at an Allen nursing home. She was born May 3, 1920, near Tishomingo to J.D. Rainbolt and Effie Ridgeway Rainbolt.

She moved to the Cedar Grove area as a child, about 1929. She attended school at Cedar Grove and graduated from Francis High School. She received a bachelor�s degree at East Central University and a master�s degree at Oklahoma State University. She was an elementary school teacher for many years, teaching at Galey, Jenks, Sand Springs, Shawnee, Albuquerque, N.M., Weleetka and Purcell. She was a member of Cedar Grove Free Will Baptist Church.

Survivors include a sister, Iantha Smith and her husband H.V., Francis; a nephew, Ronnie Smith and wife Donna, Francis; great-nieces, Erica Mills and Laura Smith, and great-nephew, Donnie Smith.

Criswell Funeral Home

CODY BOLIN 
ADA � Services for Cody Dean Bolin, 16, Ada, are 10 a.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church, Willard �Chopper� McCartney will officiate. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery.

The teen died Thursday, Nov.18, 2004, at a local hospital. He was born Nov. 25, 1987, in Ada to Dean Bolin and Shelly Bolin Williams. He attended Noble grade school, Vanoss school and was a junior at Ada High School whre he was a defensive tackle for the Ada Cougar football team, a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and a member of the Mid-Way Hill Baptist Church in Sulphur.

Survivors include his mother, Shelly Williams and step-father, Brad Williams, Ada; his father, Dean Bolin and step-mother, Brandy Bolin, Ada; two sisters, Jennifer and Bailey Bolin, Ada; one brother, Roper Bolin, Ada; grandparents, John and Carol Hayden, Ada, Norman and Joyce Bolin, Ada, Kenny and Brenda Williams, Roff, and Sharon and Ron Coffee, Pauls Valley, great- grandparents, Dorothy Scates, Ada, Richard and June Mize, Sulphur, and Norma and James Williams, Roff.

Bearers will be John Dean, Jimmy Dean, Chad Williams, Phillip Mize, Kenny Graves and Steve Newby.

Honorary bearers will be Ada High School football coaching staff and players, Steve Dean, John Higbee, Greg Dean, Nathan Elliott, Chris Beres, Allen Ogles, Mart Leming, Russell Hollingsworth, Ryan Luhman and Eric Peterson.

The family says those who wish may make memorials to the Cody Bolin Memorial Fund, in care of Ada Booster Club, 2020 Arlington, Suite 1, Ada, OK 74820.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

ARTHUR BIGGS 
TISHOMINGO � Services for Arthur D. �Ott� Biggs, 77, Tishomingo, are 2 p.m. Monday at Calvary Baptist Church, the Rev. Kenneth McCarthick officiating. Burial follows at Tishomingo Cemetery.

Mr. Biggs died Nov. 18, 2004, at Ardmore.

Clark Funeral Service

LEONA FREED 
NORMAN � Services for Leona Sylvia Elliott Freed, 84, Norman, are 10 a.m. Monday at Hudson-Phillips Chapel, Holdenville. Burial follows at Holdenville Cemetery.

She died Nov. 17, 2004.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home Inc.

BERTHA McEWIN 
CALVIN � Services for Bertha McEwin, 97, Calvin, are 11 a.m. Saturday at Calvin Pentecostal Holiness Church. Burial follows at Calvin Cemetery.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville

VERNON BOYCE 
SULPHUR � Services for Vernon �Mac� Boyce, 85, Sulphur, are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Burial follows at Oaklawn Cemetery, Wynnewood. He died Nov. 25, 2004, at Houston, Texas.

Clagg Funeral Home

CHARLES MILLS 
ALLEN � Graveside services for Charles Sidwell Mills, 64, Allen, formerly of Seminole, were 10 a.m. today at Maple Grove Cemetery.

Mr. Mills died Nov. 25, 2004, at an Allen nursing facility. He was born Aug. 31, 1940, at Oklahoma City to Joe Marshall and Billie Newsom Mills.

He graduated from St. Gregory High School and attended the University of Oklahoma. He was a retired oilfield worker and a veteran.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include two sons, Greg Mills and wife Julie, Allen, and Scott Mills and wife Sheila, Ada; a stepson, Jeff Mills and wife Jinger, Allen; a brother, Roger Mills, Seminole; a sister, Marsha Frank, Sulpher, La.; five grandchildren, Danli, Jordyn, Kaden, Lane and Cody Mills; two stepgrandchildren, Brendan and Ian Mills.

Bearers are Danny McDougal, Bruce Plunk, John Cundiff, David Lassiter, Herb Darras and Justin McKeel.

Messages may be sent online at www.swearingenfuneralhome.com.

Swearingen Funeral Home, Seminole

HAZEL BRYANT 
SASAKWA � Hazel Juanita Bryant, 74, Sasakwa, died Nov. 18, 2004. There were no services.

Stout-Phillips Funeral Home, Wewoka

JOHNATHAN OWEN 
DAVIS � Services for Johnathan �John� Lee Owen, 30, Davis, were 10 a.m. Saturday at Green Hill Cemetery. He died Nov. 24, 2004, at Davis.

Krien Funeral Home

EDNA MCNUTT 
SULPHUR � Graveside services for Edna Ruth McNutt, 63, Sulphur, are 11 a.m. Monday at Oaklawn Cemetery. She died Nov. 25, 2004, at Norman.

Clagg Funeral Home

DEBRA EGGER 
STONEWALL � Services for Debra Egger, 50, Stonewall, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mrs. Egger died Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2004, at a local hospital.

GEORGE FISHER 
FITTSTOWN � Services for George Harold Fisher, 69, Fittstown, are 10 a.m. Saturday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Larry Hawkins will officiate.

Mr. Fisher died Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2004, at an Oklahoma City hospital. He was born July 21, 1935, in Boston, Massachusetts to Earl and Anne T. McMahon Fisher. He came to this area 13 years ago from Burbank, California.

Mr. Fisher was a design engineer in the space industry in California, and later he was a petroleum engineer. He served in the U. S. Marine Corp. during the latter part of the Korean Conflict.

He married Judy Vincent Kowey March 20, 1991.

Survivors include his wife, Judy Fisher, of the home; two sons, Michael Shute, California, and Dan Shute, Sedalia, Mo.; three step-daughters, Kathy Keel, Albuquerque, N.M., Carol Ann Bunyard, Ada, and Jo Lynn O�Dell, Cushing; one stepson, Robert Vincent Kowey, Tulsa; six stepgrandchildren; and one stepgreat-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by a son.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

TIMOTHY LONG 
GUTHRIE � Graveside services for Timothy Richard Long, 42, Guthrie, formerly of Ada, are 2 p.m. Saturday at Cedar Grove Cemetery, Francis, Arvel Hall officiating.

Mr. Long died Nov. 23, 2004, at a Shawnee hospital. He was born Jan. 22, 1962, to Joe and Linda Morgan Long at Wichita, Kan.

He graduated from Ada High School in 1978. He was a carpenter and U.S. Navy veteran.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Linda Morgan Long; his grandparents, John and Ann Morgan; and his uncle, Jim Morgan.

Survivors include two sons, Daniel Long, Ada, and Derek Long, McAlester; his father, Joe Long, Coyle; two brothers, Kenneth Long and wife Wayla, Guthrie, and Eric Abrahamson, Ada; a sister, Dana Calaway and husband Danny, Ada; a cousin, Richard Morgan and family, Tulsa; a niece, Beccah Lynn Calaway, Ada; a nephew, Kenneth Joseph Long II, Guthrie; mother of his sons, Dawn Sparks, McAlester; and numerous other relatives and friends.

Bearers are Kenneth Long, Kenneth Long II, Danny Calaway, Daniel Long, Richard Morgan and Eric Abrahamson.

Brown�s Funeral Service, Atoka

MARTHA WILSON 
NOBLE � Graveside services for Martha T. Ingram Wilson, 79, Noble, are 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Sulphur�s Oaklawn Cemetery. She died Nov. 22, 2004, at Norman.

Clagg Funeral Home, Sulphur

EDDIE ROGERS 
WETUMKA � Graveside services for Eddie Rogers, 75, Wetumka, are 1 p.m. Monday at Holdenville Cemetery. He died Nov. 23, 2004.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home Inc., Holdenville

JOHN OWEN 
DAVIS � Services for Johnathan �John� Lee Owen, 30, Davis, are pending with Krien Funeral Home. He died Nov. 24, 2004, at Davis.

BENNIE STRAHORN 
ADA � Services for Bennie Kathryn Strahorn, 65, Ada, are noon Saturday at Asbury United Methodist Church, the Rev. Jack Kemper officiating.

She died Nov. 22, 2004, at an Ada hospital. She was born July 1, 1939, at Maud to Benjamin F. and Emma Kathryn Hink Risner.

She married Glen L. Strahorn April 24, 1959, at Coalgate. He died in 1978. She was also preceded in death by her father, Benjamin Risner; and two brothers, Douglas Dean Blow and Roger Wayne Risner.

She attended school in Oklahoma City. She was a homemaker and member of Asbury United Methodist Church at Ada since 1941. She moved to Ada from Des Moines, Iowa, in 1979.

Survivors include a daughter, Ginger Lisette Guenther and husband Harold, Lafayette, Ind.; two grandsons, Blair and Tyler Guenther, Lafayette; her mother, Emma Kathryn Risner, Konawa; two brothers, Steven Risner, Bartlesville, and Franklin Risner, Boley; two sisters, Etta Barrett, Ada, and Carolyn Burns, Konawa; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Donations may be made to Asbury United Methodist Church.

Smith-Phillips Funeral Home

CHUCK CARSTEN 
ADA � Services for Charles Wayne �Chuck� Carsten, 58, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Carsten died Thursday, Nov. 25, 2004, at his home.

RACHEL KAISER 
DUNCAN � Services for Rachel Alice Coffey Kaiser, 79, Duncan, are 1 p.m. Saturday at Duncan First Baptist Church Auditorium, the Revs. Randy Southerland and Billy Morgan officiating. Burial follows at Resthaven Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Kaiser died Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2004, at her home. She was born Aug. 7, 1928, at Byng to Emmitt and Selah Dunham Coffey.

Mrs. Kaiser served for 30 years as deputy clerk for the county treasurer�s office in both Stephens and Pontotoc Counties. She married Joe Kaiser April 16, 1955 at Ada. She was affiliated with the Immanuel Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Harley Coffey; and a sister, Naomi Kaiser.

Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Nancy Riddle and husband Charley, Duncan; a son, Jody Eppler, McKinney, Texas; a brother, Emmitt T. Coffey, Stonewall; two sisters, Dorothy Coffey, Ada, and Joyce Davis, Oklahoma City; and three grandchildren, Chad Riddles, Oklahoma City, and Stephen and Kristen Eppler, McKinney, Texas.

Don Grantham Funeral Home, Duncan

LUCILLE WEST 
ALLEN � Services for Lucille Lois West, 87, Allen, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mrs. West died Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2004, at a local hospital.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

CLINT LEWIS 
SULPHUR � Services for Clint Montgomery Lewis, 43, Sulphur, are 2 p.m. today at Hickory Hills Baptist Church at Fittstown. Burial follows at Hickory Hills Cemetery.

He died Nov. 21, 2004.

Clagg Funeral Home

DAVID ROBINSON 
BYARS � Services for David Allen Robinson, 54, Byars, are 10 a.m. Friday at Wooster Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Dwayne Johnson officiating. Burial follows at Elmore City Cemetery.

Mr. Robinson died Nov. 22, 2004, at Oklahoma City. He was born Feb. 2, 1950, at Wynnewood to Altus Hugh and Margaret Ann Smith Robinson.

He grew up and attended school at Elmore City, graduating in 1968. He also attended Oklahoma City Community College. He served with 25th Infantry in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He retired in 2000 after 21 years of service from the Pauls Valley Fire Department. He also worked as an EMT for Pauls Valley from 1978 to 1984.

He married Lahoma Robinson.

Survivors include his wife Lahoma, of the home; a son, Michael Robinson and wife Brandi, Byars; two daughters, Sheena Scott and husband Dusty, Lexington, and Talana Keeler and husband Eric, Lindsay; his parents, Hugh and Margaret Ann Robinson, Elmore City; a sister, Deloris Reeve and husband Glen, Elmore City; two brother-in-laws, Gary Dale Tompkins and wife Carol, Bemidgi, Minn., and Larry Don Tompkins and wife Mary, Banning, Calif.; a sister-in-law, Luwana Atkins, Pauls Valley; five grandchildren, Kobe Scott, Lexington, Kinley and Jordin Robinson, Byars, and Tyler and Kyle Keeler, Lindsay; many nieces, nephews and other family members.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.woosterfuneralhomes.com.

Wooster Funeral Home, Pauls Valley

MYRTLE WILLIAMS 
OKLAHOMA CITY � Services for Myrtle Faye Ward Williams, 84, Oklahoma City, are 2 p.m. Friday at Stout-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel in Wewoka, the Rev. Dan Factor officiating. Burial follows at Oakwood Cemetery.

Mrs. Williams died Nov. 20, 2004, at Oklahoma City. She was born June 20, 1920, at Henryetta to George J. and Myrtle Mundell Ward.

She had lived in Wewoka and Sasakwa before moving to Oklahoma City in 1968. She worked as a seamstress.

She married Frazier Williams. He died in 1997. She was also preceded in death by two sisters and three brothers.

Survivors include a son, Roy �Gene� Williams, Oklahoma City; a daughter, Carmelita C. Palmer, Shawnee; a sister, Lenora Bougio, Oklahoma City; a daughter-in-law, Lenita Williams, Oklahoma City; seven grandchildren, Tony Palmer, Kevin Palmer, Alicia Palmer, Shaun Palmer, Jason Palmer, Ryan Williams and Regina Williams; eight great-grandchildren, Michelle Palmer, Nicole Palmer, Victoria Palmer, Kyle Palmer, Tyler Palmer, Jarod Palmer, Josie Palmer and Marisa Williams.

Bearers are Eugene Ward, Kevin Palmer, Shaun Palmer, Jason Palmer, Oval Lee Ward, Jason Palmer, Kyle Palmer, Tyler Palmer and Sonny Ward.

Tony Palmer is an honorary bearer.

Stout-Phillips Funeral Home, Wewoka

MARIANNE WRIGHT 
ALLEN � Memorial services for Marianne Wright, 74, Allen, are 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 27, 2004, at Calvin School auditorium. She died Sunday, Nov. 21, 2004, at Allen.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

RACHEL KAISER 
DUNCAN � Services for Rachel Alice Coffey Kaiser, 76, Duncan, were 1 p.m. Saturday at Duncan First Baptist Church Auditorium, the Revs. Randy Southerland and Billy Morgan officiated. Burial followed at Resthaven Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Kaiser died Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2004, at her home. She was born Aug. 7, 1928, at Byng to Emmitt and Selah Alice Dunham Coffey.

Mrs. Kaiser served for 30 years as deputy clerk for the county treasurer�s office in both Stephens and Pontotoc counties. She married Joe Kaiser April 16, 1955, at Ada.

She has been a member of Immanuel Baptist Church since 1964.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Harley Coffey; and a sister, Naomi Kaiser.

Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Nancy Riddle and husband Charley, Duncan; a son, Jody Eppler, McKinney, Texas; a brother, Emmitt Truman Coffey, Stonewall; two sisters, Dorothy Coffey, Ada, and Joyce Davis, Oklahoma City; and three grandchildren, Chad Riddles, Oklahoma City, and Stephen and Kristen Eppler, McKinney, Texas.

Don Grantham Funeral Home, Duncan

REX GRAY 
STRATFORD � Graveside services for Rex Gray, 57, Stratford, are 10 a.m. Tuesday at McGee Cemetery in Stratford, the Rev. William Bratcher officiating.

Mr. Gray died Nov. 28, 2004, at a local nursing facility. He was born Dec. 28, 1946, at Stratford to James Barney and Myrtle May Mercer Gray.

He was a lifelong resident of Stratford and attended Stratford schools. He was a tractor mechanic and attended Free Will Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers, J.B. Gray Jr. and George Gray.

Survivors include five brothers, Gus Gray, Joe Gray, Jake Gray, G.R. Gray, Baxter Gray and wife Patsy, all of Stratford; a sister, Bess Swallow, Stratford; and several nieces and nephews.

Donations may be made to Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation for Cancer Research, 825 N.E. 13th St., Oklahoma City, OK 73104-5097.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

LELDON MILLER 
ARDMORE � Services for Leldon J. Miller, 78, Ardmore, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home, Ada.

Mr. Miller died Nov. 28, 2004, at an Ardmore hospital.

DEBRA KAY EGGER 
STONEWALL � Services for Debra Kay Egger, 50, Stonewall, are 2 p.m. Monday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Wilma Ledbetter will officiate. Burial will follow at Jesse Cemetery.

Mrs. Egger died Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2004, at a local hospital. She was born March 29, 1954, at Ada to Charles and Reba Lafevers Blevens. She attended school at Stonewall and graduated from Quartz Hill High School in Quartz Hill, California. She returned to this area in 1997 from Arlington, Wash..

She married Stanley Egger in March 1982 in Renton, Wash.. Mrs. Egger was employed with Boeing Company in Seattle, Wash., later with Solo Cup Company of Ada and also the Malt Shop in Stonewall. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church.

Survivors include her husband, Stanley Egger, of the home; two sons, Ross J. Costa, Ada and Jeff Egger, Seattle, Wash.; one daughter, Kendra Armbruster, Stonewall; her mother and step-father, Reba and William Scribner, Stonewall; three grandchildren, Ross J. Costa Jr., Seattle, Wash., Chandler Ryan Costa, Lula, and Alden Blake Armbruster, Stonewall; three aunts, Wanda Walkup, Ada, Linda Massey, Stonewall, and Jeanette Lafevers, McAllen, Texas; and an uncle, Gary Lafevers, McAllen, Texas.

Bearers are Troy Dame, George Phillips, Jeff O�Dell, Bob Raines, Mike Knapp and Randall Lafevers.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

JEWEL FARE 
SULPHUR � Services for Jewel Ernest Fare, 86, Sulphur, are 2 p.m. Monday at Cowley-Krien Funeral Chapel. She died Nov. 25, 2004, at Sulphur.

Cowley-Krien Funeral Home

NORA HEDGECOCK 
COALGATE � Services for Nora Naomi Scott Hedgecock, 91, Coalgate, are 2 p.m. Monday at Brown�s Funeral Home Chapel. Burial follows at Coalgate City Cemetery.

She died Nov. 25, 2004, at Coalgate.

Brown�s Funeral Home

CHARLES MILLS 
ALLEN � Graveside services for Charles Sidwell Mills, 64, Allen, are 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mapel Grove Cemetery. He died Nov. 25, 2004, at Allen.

Swearingen Funeral Home, Seminole

CHUCK CARSTEN 
ADA � Memorial services for Charles Wayne �Chuck� Carsten, 58, Ada, are 4 p.m. Monday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Ray Ackerman officiating.

Mr. Carsten died Thursday, Nov. 25, 2004, at his home. He was born April 3, 1946, at Shawnee. He graduated from Odessa Permian High School in 1964.

Mr. Carsten married Domenica Marie Maffeo. She died Sept. 11, 2003. He was a machinist with Flex-N-Gate in Ada until his retirement. Mr. Carsten was a Baptist.

Survivors include his mother, Jeanne Taylor, Tecumseh; one son, Charles Michael Carsten, Riverside, Calif.; three daughters, Tamara Jean White, Minnesota, Karen Carsten, Oregon and Jeanette Carsten, Oregon; seven grandchildren; and three step-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father.

The family says those who wish may make memorials to Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation for Cancer Research, 825 NE 13th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73104-5097 or the American Cancer Society, Memorial Program, Heartland Division, 4323 NW 63rd Street, Suite 110, Oklahoma City, OK 73116-1513.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

LUCILLE WEST 
ALLEN � Services for Lucille Douglas West, 87, Allen, are 2 p.m. Monday at the Allen Church of Christ, Jack Way and Keith Warren will officiate. Burial will follow at Allen Cemetery. Family and friends may call at the Allen Chapel from 2 p.m. Sunday until service time.

Mrs. West died Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2004, at a local hospital. She was born Nov. 28, 1916, at Citra, Okla., to Samuel and Annie Black Douglas.

She was a lifelong resident of this area. She graduated from Atwood High School and attended East Central University where she received a bachelor of arts degree and a master�s degree in education.

She married Kenneth West Feb. 13, 1943, in McAlester. He died Oct. 2, 2002, in Allen. They were married 61 years.

Mrs. West was a school teacher and retired from the Allen School System with 41 years of teaching service. She was a member of the Allen Church of Christ and a member of the Pontotoc County Retired Teachers Association.

Survivors include a son, Bob Gadberry and wife Reta, Ennis, Texas; a daughter, Paula Erickson, Allen; six grandchildren, Douglas Gadberry and wife Patti, Fort Worth, Texas, Darrell Gadberry, Burleson, Texas, Derrick Gadberry and wife Sabre, Norman; Mike Erickson and wife Starla, Ada, Traci Tatum, Allen, and Jason Erickson and wife Jane, Allen; 15 great grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter; two brothers, Kenneth Douglas and wife Louella, Holdenville, Clifford Douglas and wife Alice, Natchez, Miss.; and one sister, Jean Cargill and husband Curt, Uvalde, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 10 brothers and sisters, and a great grandson, Paul Michael Tatum.

Bearers are Phillip Legg, Don Wallis, Terry Janda, Kenny Nickell, David Baber and Kenneth Borders. Honorary bearers will be former students of Mrs. West.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

JACQUELYN HAWLEY 
MIDLAND, Texas � Services for Jacquelyn Bickham Murphy Hawley, 68, Midland, are 9 a.m. Monday at First Baptist Church, Midland, Dr. Gary Dyer officiating. There will also be a funeral service at 2 p.m. Tuesday, at the First Baptist Church, Ada, Okla. Burial follows at Memorial Park Cemetery in Ada. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m., today, at Ellis Funeral Home.

Mrs. Hawley died Friday, Nov. 26, 2004, at Midland. She was born March 10, 1936, in Ada, to Jack and Delia Bickham.

She attended high school in Alvin, Texas, and after graduating attended Baylor University. She married Glenn Hawley March 31, 1995, at New Braunfels, Texas.

Mrs. Hawley was preceded in death by her parents.

Survivors include her husband, Glenn Hawley of the home; five daughters, Vikki Naylor and husband Gary, Kandi Dakil, Dee Dee Neal and husband Alan, Erica Haro and husband Josh, and Angie Neatherlin Fields; two stepdaughters, Kathy Becher and husband Tom, and Ann Glaser and husband Dan; a stepson, Roger Hawley; 14 grandchildren, Kanji Dee Naylor, David, Brittany and Dylan Dakil, Joshua Haro, Jeff Votaw, Anna Neal, Adam Votaw, Ashley Neal, Alaina Watters, Haley Hunt, Jeremy Sessions, Josh Fields and Jaxon Fields; three step-grandchildren Dana Nicole Becher, Courtney and Ryan Glaser; a brother, Gordon Calvin Bickham and wife Doris; numerous nieces and nephews, to include Ava Lehman and Phil Foster, Gaye Markowitz and husband Paul, and Robyn Stover and husband Robert; and ex-husband, Gerald L. Murphy.

Criswell Funeral Home

BILL SCOTT 
ADA � Services for Bill Scott, 83, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. He died Thursday, Sept. 16, 2004, at a local hospital.

Criswell Funeral Home

JOANN MILLER|
McALESTER � Services for JoAnn Howerton Miller, 62, McAlester, are 10 a.m. Tuesday at Brown�s Funeral Service Chapel, Coalgate. Burial follows in Coalgate Cemetery.

She died Saturday, Sept. 11, 2004, in Muskogee.

MARY PARKER 
WAPANUCKA � Services for Mary Clara Leonard Parker, 91, Wapanucka, are 2 p.m. today at Wapanucka Baptist Church. Burial follows in Rose Hill Cemetery.

She died Saturday, Sept. 11, 2004, in Oklahoma City.

Brown�s Funeral Service, Coalgate

RAYMOND OWENS 
ADA � Services for Raymond Walter Owens, 86, Ada, are 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Calvary Pentecostal Holiness Church, the Rev. Frank Trent will officiate. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mr. Owens died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2004, at his home. He was born Nov. 25, 1918, at Beebe, Oklahoma to Walter and Minnie Francis Noel Owens. He attended Byng schools.

Mr. Owens married Myrta Ruth Prechtl Aug. 6, 1943, in New Castle, Colo. He was a custodian for the First National Bank, retiring in 1980 with 18 years of service. Mr. Owens was a member of Calvary Pentecostal Holiness Church. He served in the U. S. Army during World War II.

Survivors include his wife, Myrta Ruth Owens, of the home; three sons, Lindle Owens, Phoenix, Ariz., Robert Owens, Mounds, and Chris Owens, Ada; four grandsons, Mike Owens, Mark Owens, Robert Owens Jr. and Daryle Owens; three granddaughters, Shelby Owens, Kailee Owens and Tarah Owens; two great- grandsons and one great- granddaughter; a brother, Glen Owens, Ada; and a sister, Loretta Blankenship, Ada. He was preceded in death by a son, Delbert Owens.

Bearers will be Marvin Lee, Howard Wilburn, Buck Owens, Boyd Pittman, Stewart Johnson and Ed Britt.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

THOMAS TEACHEY 
MIDWEST CITY � Services for Thomas E. Teachey, 66, Midwest City, are 1 p.m. today at Pickard Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Lewis Perry and John Wood officiating.

Mr. Teachey died Dec. 1, 2004, at Oklahoma City. He was born Jan. 4, 1938, at Watha, N.C., to Herman Carlton and Minnie Horrell Teachey. He had lived at Midwest City for 47 years.

He retired as a technical sergeant at Tinker Air Force Base after a 20-year career in the U.S. Air Force.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Herman Allen Teachey; and a sister, Pansy Estelle Thompson.

Survivors include two sons, Andy Teachey and wife Kim, Stratford, and Chris Teachey and wife Chasity, Oklahoma City; a daughter, Donita Heckman and husband Lance, Shawnee; four brothers, three sisters; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Pickard Funeral Home, Stratford

ROBERT ELLIS 
SULPHUR � Services for Robert Eugene Ellis, 69, Sulphur, are 1 p.m. Monday at Clagg Funeral Chapel. He died Dec. 1, 2004.

Clagg Funeral Home

JUDY HILL-BOYD 
MADILL � Services for Judy Hill-Boyd, 80, Madill, are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Madill First Baptist Church. Burial follows at Wells Valley Cemetery near Bromide.

Campbell-Watts Funeral Home, Tishomingo

REX GRAY 
STRATFORD � Graveside services for Rex Gray, 57, Stratford, were Tuesday at the McGee Cemetery in Stratford, the Rev. William Bratcher officiated.

Mr. Gray died Sunday, Nov. 28, 2004, at a local nursing home. He was born Dec. 28, 1946, at Stratford to James Barney and Myrtle May Mercer Gray. He was a lifelong resident of Stratford and attended Stratford schools.

Mr. Gray was a tractor mechanic and attended Free Will Baptist Church.

Survivors include five brothers, Gus Gray, Joe Gray,Jake Gray and G.R. Gray, all of Stratford, and Baxter Gray and wife Patsy, Stratford; a sister, Bess Swallow, Stratford; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and brothers, J. B. Gray, Jr. and George Gray.

Bearers were Gary Gray, Maurice Willis, Ronnie Cook, Calvin Wood, Doug Chandler and R. B. Archer.
Donations may be made to Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation for Cancer Research, 825 N.E. 13th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73104-5097.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

LESLIE WARREN 
HOLDENVILLE � Graveside services for Leslie Warren, 53, Holdenville, are 2 p.m. Friday at Holdenville Cemetery. He died Dec. 1, 2004.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home

LIBERTY ORICK
EDMOND � Services for Liberty Orick, 87, Edmond, are 11 a.m. Saturday at Hudson-Phillips Chapel, Holdenville. She died Dec. 1, 2004.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville

THOMAS TEACHEY 
STRATFORD � Services for Thomas E. Teachey, 66, Stratford, are pending with Pickard Funeral Home. He died Dec. 1, 2004.

ELSIE JOHNSON 
WYNNEWOOD � Graveside services for Elsie Johnson, 90, Wynnewood, are 2 p.m. today, Clay Shannon officiating.

Mrs. Johnson died Nov. 28, 2004, at Wynnewood. She was born May 17, 1914, at Shiloh, Ark., to John Henry and Emilie Adline Cothren. She moved with her family to the Byars/Stratford area in 1922. She attended Cottonwood School.

She married Glen Johnson in 1932. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Lucielle Balderson, and a granddaughter, Sherri Johnson.

She lived in the Vanoss community for several years. They moved to Tucson, Ariz., in April 1956, where they owned and managed a cafe for many years. She returned to Wynnewood in 1994.

Survivors include two sons, George Carroll Johnson and Charlie Ray Johnson, both of Wynnewood; a sister, Julia Kifer, Ada; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

DeArman�s Funeral Home

ROSETTA ANDERSON 
NAMPA, Idaho � Services for Rosetta Anderson, 91, Nampa, Idaho, are 2 p.m. Sunday at Bryd�s Prairie Cemetery. She died Nov. 27, 2004, in Nampa.

Brown�s Funeral Service, Coalgate

LELDON MILLER 
STONEWALL � Services for Leldon Jackson Miller, 78, Stonewall, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Ben Husted will officiate. Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery. Masonic rites will be conducted at the grave site.

Mr. Miller died Sunday, Nov. 28, 2004, at an Ardmore hospital. He was born Sept. 30, 1926, at Allen to Rowe and Emily Tucker Miller.

He graduated from Stonewall High School.

Mr. Miller was employed with Boeing Aircraft in Wichita, Kan., and later with Bell Helicopter in Fort Worth, Texas, retiring after 35 years of service. After his retirement, he moved to Owl Creek to farm. Mr. Miller was a 32nd degree Mason and Present Master, member of the Stonewall Bright Star Lodge 113 Ancient Free and Accepted Masons, a member of the Scottish Rite and also served in the U.S. Navy during World War II from 1944-1946.

Survivors include three nephews, Hal Sliger, Allen, Rick Sliger, Byng, and Jack Hamilton, Seminole; two nieces, Lisa Groves, Byng, and Gela Peterson, Byng; 13 great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister, Margie Laverne Sliger in March, 1998.

Bearers will be Steve Groves, Pete Peterson, Ron Green, Justin Groves, Jonathon Groves and Matthew Groves. Honorary bearers will be members of the Stonewall Bright Star Lodge 113 A. F. & A. M.

The family says those who wish may make memorials to: Alzheimer�s Research, Oklahoma City Area Chapter, 4900 N. Portland, Ste. 116, Oklahoma City, OK 73112.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

BETTY McCRACKEN-MADISON 
TISHOMINGO � Graveside services for Betty Jo McCracken-Madison are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Condon Grove Cemetery, Milburn. She died Nov. 28, 2004, at Oklahoma City.

Campbell-Watts Funeral Home

BETTIE SHIRLEY 
SULPHUR � Services for Bettie Shirley, 76, Sulphur, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Calvary Baptist Church. Burial follows at Oaklawn Cemetery.

She die Nov. 29, 2004, at Sulphur.

Clagg Funeral Home

AUSTIN McCURRY 
WAPANUCKA � Services for Austin "O'Dell" McCurry, 89, Wapanucka, are 2 p.m. Saturday at Wapanucka Cafetorium. Burial follows at Rosehill Cemetery.

Mr. McCurry died Sept. 15, 2004, at a Durant hospital.

Brown's Funeral Service, Atoka

KATHLEEN WOOD 
STRATFORD � Services for Kathleen Wood, 67, Stratford, are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Pickard Funeral Home Chapel, Stratford, Bill Jones officiating. Burial is 2 p.m. at Condon Grove Cemetery, Milburn.

Mrs. Wood died Sept. 15, 2004, at Stratford. She was born July 21, 1937, in Bromide to Jessie Andrew and Beulah Mae Adams Allen.

She was a cook at Calloway Nursing Home and lived in Stratford for several years.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jessie and Beulah Allen; two brothers, J.P. and James Benson Allen, and a sister, Mary Kobble.

Survivors include three sons, Andy Teachey and wife and Kim, Jimmy Wood and wife Christi, and John Wood and wife Terri, all of Stratford; a daughter, Donita Hickman and husband Lance, Shawnee; a sister, Georgia Mae Hamersley and husband Doil, Ratliff City; 13 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Bearers are Tom Allen, Gene Allen, Perry Allen, Brian Allen, Ronnie Kobble, Lyle Perryman, Kyle Perryman and Kevin Perryman.

GRACE ALLEN 
ADA � Services for Grace Suzanne Allen, 49, Ada, are pending with Smith-Phillips Funeral Home. She died Sept. 17, 2004 in Ada.

MILDRED LANCASTER 
OAKMAN � Services for Mildred Lancaster, 85, Oakman, are 10 a.m. Saturday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. David McDougal and nephew, the Rev. Stacy Ross officiating. Burial follows at Cedar Grove Cemetery.

Mrs. Lancaster died Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2004, at her home. She was born Dec. 9, 1918, at Sasakwa, to Roy �Babe� Doolen and Ruby Hudson Doolen. She attended school at Rocky Point and Vamoosa. She was the head cook at Willard School and also the Senior Citizens Center. She was a member of the Free Will Baptist Church.

She married Marion Albert Lancaster Dec. 30, 1937. He died June 1, 1988.

Survivors include two sons, Roger Lancaster and his wife Jean, Ada; and Chuck Lancaster and his wife Linda, of Ada; one daughter, Connie Tweedy and her husband Bob, Ada; two sisters, JoAnn Rodgers, Ada; and Janice Ross, Fort Gibson; five grandchildren, Thresa Harris, Steve Lancaster, Adrianna Lancaster and her husband R. D. Doyle, Tiffany Frye and her husband Cody Frye, Kyra Lancaster and Katy Lancaster; and four great grandchildren, Jayci Harris, Kase Harris, Alec Lancaster and Colton Lancaster.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Jesse �Son� Doolen, Andrew Jackson �A. J.� Doolen and Roy Dean Doolen, and two sisters, Naomi Davis and Dealtha Stafford.

Bearers are nephews Mike Roddy, Danny Stafford, Mark Doolen, Rob Doolen, Bill Davis and Justin McKeel.

Criswell Funeral Home

AUDREY EPLEY
OKLAHOMA CITY - Graveside services for Audrey E. Epley, 94, Oklahoma City, formerly of Ada, are 2 p.m. Friday at Memorial Park Cemetery, the Rev. John Haynes officiating.

Mrs. Epley died Friday, Sept. 10, 2004, at an Oklahoma City hospital. She was born Oct. 6, 1909, at Byng to Joe Dowd Walker and Sarah Lennis Ridge Walker. She attended school at Byng where she played basketball for Bertha Frank Teague. She was employed at Loose-Wile�s Biscuit Company during World War II, and later worked as a waitress and in a cafeteria. She was also a homemaker. She was of the Baptist faith.

She married Roy Epley July 10, 1969. He died Feb. 16, 1986. She was also preceded in death by a son, John Edward Rosewitz, in 1996.

Survivors include a daughter, Mary Jo Bragdon, Oklahoma City; daughter-in-law, Carolyn Thomas Rosewitz, Boston, Mass.; one sister, Mildred Eldora Cheshire, Oklahoma City; one brother, Alvin D. Walker, Corpus Christi, Texas; and four grandchildren, Michael John Douglas, American Canyon, Napa County, Calif.; Andrew Edward Rosewitz, Jessica Ann Rosewitz and Margaret Ellen Rosewitz, all of Boston Mass.; and two great grandchildren, Sarah Noelle Douglas and Erin Michelle Douglas, American Canyon, Napa County, Calif.

Criswell Funeral Home

BOBBY LEWIS 
NORMAN - Graveside services for Bobby Dean Lewis, 71, Norman, formerly of Ada, are 10 a.m. Friday at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mr. Lewis died Sept.14, 2004, at a Norman hospital. He was born July 3, 1933. He was a former member of First Free Will Baptist Church.

He married Jerl Dean Malone. She died Dec. 22, 1990.

Survivors include a grandson, Chris Lewis and wife Tara, Dallas, Texas; great-granddaughter, Railey Lewis; and great-grandson, Conner Lewis.

Criswell Funeral Home

JARROD TIDABACK 
HENNIPEN � Services for Jarrod Alexander Tidaback, 21, Davis, are Monday at St. Marks Catholic Church, Tuscon, Ariz.

He died Sept. 14, 2004, at Sulphur.

Cowley-Krien Funeral Home

WANDA WALKER 
ADA - Services for Wanda Walker, 69, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. She died Thursday, Sept. 16, 2004.

AUDREY EPLEY
OKLAHOMA CITY - Graveside services for Audrey E. Epley, 94, Oklahoma City, formerly of Ada, are 2 p.m. Friday at Memorial Park Cemetery, the Rev. John Haynes officiating.

Mrs. Epley died Friday, Sept.10, 2004, at an Oklahoma City hospital. She was born Oct. 6, 1909, at Byng to Joe Dowd Walker and Sarah Lennis Ridge Walker. She attended school at Byng where she played basketball for Bertha Frank Teague. She was employed at Loose-Wile�s Biscuit Company during World War II, and later worked as a waitress and in a cafeteria. She was also a homemaker. She was of the Baptist faith.

She married Roy Epley July 10, 1969. He died Feb. 6, 1986. She was also preceded in death by a son, John Edward Rosewitz, in 1996.

Survivors include a daughter, Mary Jo Bragdon, Oklahoma City; daughter-in-law, Carolyn Thomas Rosewitz, Boston, Mass.; one sister, Mildred Eldora Cheshire, Oklahoma City; one brother, Alvin D. Walker, Corpus Christi, Texas; and four grandchildren, Michael John Douglas, American Canyon, Napa County, Calif.; Andrew Edward Rosewitz, Jessica Ann Rosewitz and Margaret Ellen Rosewitz, all of Boston, Mass.; and two great-grandchildren, Sarah Noelle Douglas and Erin Michelle Douglas, American Canyon, Napa County, Calif.

Criswell Funeral Home

CHRISTINE HILLIGOSS 
HOLDENVILLE � Services for Christine Opal Hilligoss, 88, Holdenville, are 11 a.m. Friday at Green Hills Cemetery, Sapulpa.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville

ROBERT WHITING 
PONCA CITY � A memorial service for Robert Perry �Bob� Whiting, 77, Ponca City, was Sept. 11, at Trout Funeral Home Chapel, Ponca City, the Rev. Doug Thatcher officiated.

Mr. Whiting died Sept. 8, 2004. He was born Dec. 5, 1926, in Ponca City to Perry and Liska Hunter Whiting.

He attended Ponca City schools and graduated in 1944. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1944 to the end of World War II in 1945. He later attended Oklahoma State University where he earned an engineering degree and was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.

He married Barbara Jeanne Rose Oct. 24, 1954.

Mr. Whiting lived in Ponca City and owned and operated Whiting Furniture with his father, Perry Whiting, for more than 40 years. He was a member of Ponca City PrimeTimers, Elks Lodge, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1201 and American Legion-Huff Minor Post 14. He served as an usher for St. Paul�s United Methodist Church, where he was a longtime member.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara, of the home; four sons, Michael and wife Patty Whiting of Fort Smith, Ark., Randy Whiting of Springdale, Ark.; Dan Whiting of Brea, Calif.; Rick �Bubba� Whiting and wife Dianne of Nashville, Tenn.; a sister, Kathryn Whiting Pepper and nephew Garner Lee Pepper of Arizona; a sister-in-law, Paula Kay Green and husband Tim Green of Ada; a niece, Kelly Maloy and husband Jeff and children Patrick, Molly, Christian and Matt Maloy of Ada; and many friends and associates.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Hospice of North Central Oklahoma, 1904 N. Union, Suite 103, Ponca City, Okla. 74601.

QUANITA DAVIS
ANADARKO � Services for Quanita Davis, 81, Anadarko, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Rock Springs Baptist Church, Sasakwa. She died Sept. 12, 2004, at Lawton.

Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home, Konawa

DODIE SNYDER
HOLDENVILLE � Graveside services for Dorena �Dodie� Snyder, 43, Holdenville, are 10 a.m. Thursday at Yeager Cemetery, Yeager. She died Sept. 12, 2004.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville

LEIGHTON BABY BOY 
ADA - Graveside services for infant son of Bo and Shawnita McDonald Leighton are 10 a.m. Wednesday at Rosedale Cemetery.

MARQUITTA JOHNSON 
ADA � Services for Marquitta Johnson, 22, Ada, are 10 a.m. Wednesday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. Miss Johnson died Sunday, Sept. 12, 2004.

MARGUERITE ALLEN 
ADA � Services for Marguerite L. Allen, 83, Ada, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Carl Hayes officiating. Interment follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mrs. Allen died Saturday, Sept. 11, 2004, at her home. She was born Nov. 4, 1920, in Ada, to Henry and Audrey Bray Sweeney. She lived in Ada all her life. She attended grade school at Irving and high school at Ada High School. She was a homemaker and affiliated with the Pentecostal Holiness church.

She married J.C. Allen in Haskell, Texas. He died Nov. 13, 1983.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Criswell Funeral Home.

Survivors include two daughters, Jerry Lynn Moore and husband Jerry, Ada, and Ruthie Barrett and husband Donnie, Ada; three sons, Dr. Frederick Earnest Lamport Jr., Tulsa; J.C. Allen Jr. and wife Marcia, of the home; and Kevin Don Allen, Ada; one sister, Betty Ruth Wininger, California; one brother, Jimmy Ray Sweeney, Sullivan, Indiana; 17 grandchildren and 31 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two daughters, Rita McIntosh on March 20, 1984, and Martha Allen on Jan. 29, 1969; one brother, Henry �Buzz� Sweeney Jr. and one sister, Helen Bohannan.

Bearers are Steven Guinn, Frederick Earnest Lamport III, Ben McIntosh Jr., Shannon Barrett, Jay Carl Allen III and Carl Guinn. Honorary bearers are Michael Guinn, Scott Moore, Chris Barrett, Danny Barrett and Jimmy Allen.

Criswell Funeral Home

WILLIAM McWETHY 
TUPELO � Services for William Raymond McWethy, 71, Tupelo, are 10 a.m. Saturday at Tupelo Church of Christ, Wendell Ingram officiating. Burial follows at Byrd�s Prairie Cemetery.

He died Sept. 21, 2004, at Ada.

Brown�s Funeral Service, Coalgate

DONNA GAIL HOUCK 
ADA � Services for Donna Gail Coon Houck, 55, Ada, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Trinity Baptist Church, Dr. Rusty Fuller and the Rev. Steve Wilburn will officiate. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mrs. Houck died Sunday, Sept. 19, 2004, at a local hospital. She was born April 16, 1949, at Wewoka to Thomas and Carmen Ercil Smith Coon.

She lived most of her life in Ada. She attended school at Homer and graduated from Byng High School in 1967. She received a bachelor of science degree and master�s degree in math from East Central University.

Mrs. Houck was a teacher at Beggs and Tupelo.

She married Gene Houck Nov. 12, 1990 in Las Vegas, Nev.

Survivors include her husband, Gene Houck, of the home; two step-sons, Phillip Eugene Houck, Bishopville, S.C., and Dean Robin Houck, Bishopville, S.C.; three step-grandchildren, Justin Houck, Bishopville, S.C., Kellie Houck, Bishopville, S.C., and Gage Houck, Bishopville, S.C.; a brother, Dennis Coon and his wife Sharon, Edmond; niece, Jennifer Donwerth, Tulsa; nephew, Jeffrey Mitchell Coon, Addison, Texas; a great niece, Abby and great nephew, Craig.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and sister Linda Lorraine Coon, January, 1970.

Bearers will be Rob Neal, Marty Byrd, Lloyd Sampson, Stewart Ward, John Clifford and Jon Neal and Kenny Fortner.

The family says those who wish may make memorials to the building fund of Trinity Baptist Church-Building a Legacy, 123 N. Mississippi, Ada, OK 74820.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

MARDELL SAMPLEY 
ADA � Services for Mardell Jones Sampley, 89, Coalgate, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Coalgate Methodist Church, the Revs. David Rowley and Jim Smith officiating. Burial follows at Coalgate Cemetery.

Mrs. Sampley died Saturday, Sept. 18, 2004, at Ada. She was born May 19, 1915, at Ada, to William Bill Jones and Gertrude Carter. She attended Coalgate schools, graduating in 1932, and also attended East Central University and Oklahoma University.

Mrs. Sampley taught 44 years at Coalgate, Cottonwood, Centrahoma and Olney schools, retiring in 1980. She married Cornelius �Neal� Sampley July 14, 1945 at Sulphur. She was a member of the Coalgate Methodist Church for 84 years, a member of the National and State of Oklahoma Retired Teachers Association, and a member of the Coal County Retired Teachers.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; a niece, Billie Dell Barnett; grandparents, Ernest and Minnie Carter and Elizabeth Jones; and a sister, Billie Beatrice Hodges.

Survivors include a nephew, James Barnett, Coalgate; a sister-in-law, Jeanivee Carter; five cousins, Frankie Riley, Coalgate, Sue Ann Humphrey, Ashland, Ginnie Bell Vietta, Durant, Ernest Mac Carter, Seminole, and Delbert Maxwell, Edmond.

Bearers are Clay Mowdy, James Barnett III, Heath Davidson, Greg Davidson, John Vietta, Ernest M. Carter, and Delbert Humphrey.

Honorary bearers are Nick Lolli, Ken McEntire, David Shores, Tom Owens, Son Cody, Louis Sandman, and Verdell Clark.

Brown�s Funeral Service, Coalgate

MARY AVERY 
HOLDENVILLE � Services for Mary Marie Avery, 81, Holdenville, are 10 a.m. Thursday at Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel, Holdenville. Burial follows in Non Cemetery, Non.

Mrs. Avery died Sept. 19, 2004.

MARY COLLINS-WILLIAMSON 
MILL CREEK � Services for Mary Louise Teel Collins-Williamson, 75, Mill Creek, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Mill Creek First Baptist Church.

She died Sept. 19, 2004.

Campbell-Watts Funeral Home, Tishomingo

DONNA GAIL HOUCK 
ADA � Services for Donna Gail Houck, 55, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mrs. Houck died Sunday, Sept. 19, 2004 at a local hospital.

JENNIE LASTER
MOUNDS � Services for Jennie Gay Laster, 81, Mounds, are 2 p.m. Thursday at 2 p.m. at Lehigh Baptist Church. Burial follows at Lehigh Cemetery.

Mrs. Laster died Saturday, Sept. 18, 2004, at Tulsa.

Brown�s Funeral Service, Coalgate

JIMMY BAIRD 
ASHER � Services for Jimmy Wayne Baird, 21, Asher, are 2 p.m. Monday at First Baptist Church, Asher, the Rev. Dwayne Johnson officiating. Burial follows at Vamoosa Cemetery.

Mr. Baird died Friday, Sept. 17, 2004, at Asher. He was born Sept. 9, 1983, at Ada to Ladonna Bruno and Ernest Baird Jr.

He graduated from Asher High School, and worked at Wolverine Tube, Shawnee. He was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include parents, Ernie and Ladonna Baird, Asher; grandparents, Curtis and Helen Baird and Nettie Moreland, all of Asher, and Jim and Faye Bruno, Arlington, Texas; two brothers, Brian Bruno and Michael Baird, both of Asher.

Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home

BILL J. SCOTT 
ADA � Services for Bill J. Scott, 83, Ada, are 2 p.m. Monday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Revs. Fred Huffman, Ed Rutherford and Robert Brantley officiating. Interment follows at Memorial Park Cemetery. Oklahoma City Disabled American Veterans Chapter 85 Honor Guard will perform military honors at the cemetery.

Mr. Scott died Thursday, Sept. 16, 2004, at a local hospital. He was born May 7, 1921, in Ada to A.M. Scott and Ella Perry Scott.

He attended school at Irving and Ada Junior High. He was employed with Brockway Glass Plant in Ada, retiring in July 1986 with 41 years employment. He was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy.

He married Doris Blankenship Dec. 14, 1946, in Ada.

Mr. Scott served in the U. S. Army in the 45th Infantry during World War II.

Survivors include his wife, Doris Scott, of the home; a daughter, Doretta Sellers and her husband Jerry, Ada; two grandsons, Scott Sellers and Jeramy Sellers; two sisters, Velma Massey, Vancouver, Washington and Glenna Faust, Ada; three brothers, Stanley Walker, Ada; Bob Walker, Ada; and Glen Walker, Ada; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by parents, A.M. Scott and Ella Perry Scott, and foster parents Marion "Red" and Edra Walker, a brother, Leo Scott, and a sister, Goldie Pritchard.

Bearers are Bryan Smith, Dusty Henderson, Judd Henderson, Marty Jackson, Steve Timmons and Kendell McKibben. Honorary bearers are James Abbott, Luther Green and Glen Walker.

Criswell Funeral Home

HAZEL WEST 
FRANCIS � Services for Hazel Louise West, Francis, are 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 20, 2004, at Cedar Grove Free Will Baptist Church, the Revs. Carl Shivers, Willie White and Baxter Scroggins officiating. Interment follows at Cedar Grove Cemetery.

Mrs. West died Friday, Sept. 17, 2004, at her home. She was born July 9, 1922, at Cedar Grove to Baxter and Lavern Summers Scroggins.

She attended school at Cedar Grove and Francis and was a homemaker. She was a member of Cedar Grove Free Will Baptist Church.

She married Orvel T. West Dec. 9, 1945, at Oakman.

Survivors include her husband, Orvel West, of the home; two daughters, Melba Sue Dixon and husband Chester, Francis; LaWanda Jeanne White and husband Willie H., Francis; one son, Lonnie Thomas West and wife Carolyn, Oklahoma City; grandchildren, Debra Dixon, Francis; LaDonna Dempsey and husband Ron, Ada; Chris White and wife Laura, Edmond; Angela Murray and husband Danny, Francis; Michelle West, Oklahoma City; and Brandy Jackson, Wewoka; brother, Baxter Scroggins Jr. and wife Joyce, Moore; one great grandson, Brent Dempsey; and six great granddaughters, Oriana White, Savannah White, Cassidy White, Melissa Dempsey, Madison Murray and Liberty Murray.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Lois Scroggins and W.K. Scroggins.

Bearers are Truman Scroggins, Carrel Bryant, Melvin Williamson, Chester Dixon, Larry Wheeler and Danny Murray.

Criswell Funeral Home

GRACE ALLEN 
OIL CENTER � Services for Grace Suzanne Allen, 49, Oil Center, are 2 p.m. Monday at the Oil Center Pentecostal Holiness Church, the Rev. Glen Eaves officiating with the Rev. Farron Oliver assisting. Burial follows at Maxwell Cemetery.

Mrs. Allen died Friday, Sept. 17, 2004, at her home. She was born Dec. 8, 1954, at Slaton, Texas, to John W. and Elaine Mohundro Berkley.

She graduated from Weatherford High School in Weatherford, Texas in 1973. She married Donald �Bud� Allen Aug. 19, 1988 at Weatherford.

She moved to the Ada area in 1996 and was employed by Jan Frances Care Center as a certified medical aide. She attended church at the Oil Center Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Survivors include her husband, Donald �Bud� Allen, of the home; two sons, Jesse Gardner, Mineral Wells, Texas, and Dustin Allen, of the home; two daughters, Crysta Hill, Whitesboro, Texas, and Shaina Dart, Roff; parents John and Elaine Berkley, Weatherford; two brothers, Michael Berkley, Stanwood, Wash., and Wayne Berkley, Weatherford; one sister, Malissa Berkley, Weatherford; and two granddaughters.

Bearers are Ed Freeman, Jim Ward, William Wall, Brett Hill, Gilbert Renteria, and Jason Odom.

Honorary bearers are Haydon Berkley, Triston Berkley and Ben Smith.

Smith-Phillips Funeral Home

EDITH COODY 
KONAWA � Services for Edith Coody, 73, Konawa, are 2 p.m. Monday at Rock Springs Baptist Church, Jimpsey Harjo and Tim Harjo officiating.

She died Sept. 17, 2004, at a local hospital.

Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home

WANDA WALKER 
ADA � Services for Wanda Lea Walker, 69, Ada, are 2 p.m. Monday at Union Hill Baptist Church, the Revs. Steve Gardner and James Stuart officiating. Interment follows at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mrs. Walker died Thursday, Sept. 16, 2004, at an Oklahoma City hospital. She was born in Ada Jan. 31, 1935, to Albert L. and Belvie Lee Owens.

She lived in this area all her life. She attended school at Washington and graduated from Ada High School. She retired as a teller at First National Bank after 15 years� employment. She was an active member at Union Hill Baptist Church.

She married Bennie Walker March 14, 1951.

Survivors include her husband Bennie, of the home; one son, Gregory Mark Walker and his wife Pam, Ada; a daughter, Susan Abbott and her husband Joe, Ada; five sisters, Betty Sikes, Seymour, Texas, Lucille Hackworth, Oklahoma City, Shirley Stewart, Owasso, Judy Breese, Marble City, and Recie Mitchusson, Muldrow; three brothers, Billy Loyd Owens, Oklahoma City; Jim Owens, Dallas, Texas, and Troy �Randy� Owens, Miami, Okla.; four grandchildren, Farrah Green and her husband Tim, Ada; Brett Abbott, Phoenix, Ariz.; Tara Riggen and her husband Darrin, Ada, and Blake Walker, Ada, and five great-grandchildren, Siera Lovin, Chandler Lovin, Trenton Green, Heather Riggen and Carson Green. She was preceded in death by one great-granddaughter, Alyssa Green.

Bearers are Wayne Graves, Brett Abbott, Blake Walker, Lynn Lofton, Tim Green and Darrin Riggen.

Criswell Funeral Home

CLOTEAL DEATON
PLANO, Texas � Graveside services for Cloteal E. Deaton, 90, Plano, formerly of Ada, Okla., are 2 p.m. Monday at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mrs. Deaton died Saturday, Sept. 25, 2004, at her home. She was born July 21, 1914, at Pecan Gap, Texas, to Matthew Henry and Lillian Gertrude Whiteside Houchin. She graduated from Milburn, Okla., high school.

She married Sterling H. Deaton Dec. 23, 1933, at Milburn. He died in 1985. She and her family lived in Harlingen from 1946 until 1978. They lived in Ada from 1978 to 1981 and later moved to Plano in 1984.

Mrs. Deaton was a day care director of three nurseries in Harlingen. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Harlingen, First Baptist Church in Ada and Central Baptist Church in Plano.

Survivors include a son, Sterling Deaton, Plano; two grandchildren, Kay Lynn Tucker, Plano, and Stephen Wayne Deaton, Plano; and one great-grandson, Colton Don Tucker, Plano.

Donations may be made to the American Red Cross, 704 N. Oak, Ada, OK 74820.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

DONNA BELLEFEUILLE 
SULPHUR � Services for Donna Kay Bellefeuille, 56, Sulphur, were Saturday at Sulphur First Baptist Church. Burial followed at Oaklawn Cemetery.

She died Sept. 23, 2004.

Clagg Funeral Home

LYDIA DEEL 
HOLDENVILLE � Services for Lydia Mae Deel, 96, Holdenville, are 11 a.m. Monday at Hudson-Phillips Funeral Chapel.

She died Sept. 23, 2004.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home Inc.

J. C. KIRK 
CHICKASHA � Graveside services for J. C. Kirk, 90, Chickasha, formerly of Ada, are 11 a.m. Tuesday at Rosedale Cemetery, the Rev. Ray Talbott will officiate.

Mr. Kirk died Thursday, Sept. 23, 2004, at a Chickasha nursing home. He was born Aug. 7, 1914, at Ada to P. K and Mary Ellen Rice Kirk. He moved to Chickasha in 1995 from Ada.

Mr. Kirk was the owner and operator of an auto repair business in Ada for many years. He was a member of Oak Avenue Baptist Church.

He married Ruby Estelle Barton. She died April 21, 1981. He later married Geneva Mae Dawson. She died Dec. 22, 1994.

Survivors include a daughter, Arletta Blankenship and husband Denial A., Chickasha; four grandchildren, Irvin LaGuardia, Denial R. Blankenship, John LaGuardia and Dana LaGuardia; and one great-granddaughter, Jessica Blankenship. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Betty LaGuardia; one brother, Othel Kirk; four sisters, Pearl Evans, Bertha Fowler, Eva Tuttle and Viola Cape.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

MARY VANDERGRIFF 
ADA � Graveside services for Mary Mildred Vandergriff, 92, Ada, formerly of Mt. Pleasant, Texas, are 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 27, 2004, at Liberty Hill Cemetery, near Mt. Pleasant, the Revs. Fred Huffman and Darrell Phillips will officiate. Visitation is 3 to 5 p.m. today at Criswell Funeral Home.

Mrs. Vandergriff died Friday, Sept. 24, 2004 at a local nursing home. She was born Nov. 7, 1911, at Argo, Texas, to I. R. and Ada Ellis Smith. She attended Argo and Cooper�s Chapel School in Texas.

She married William Jefferson Vandergriff. He died May 14, 1944. Mrs. Vandergriff was an inspector for Campbell Soup Company in Sacramento, Calif., retiring in 1973. She then moved to Ada in 1973. She was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy.

Survivors include four daughters, Marilyn L. Hearrell, Ada, Mary Bazzell and husband Charles, Ada, Billie E. Brown and husband Robert, Ada, and Marie McDaniel, Moody, Ala.; one son, Ken Vandergriff, Sacramento, Calif.; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

LANDERE CARSON
AD � Services for Lander� Michael Carson, 28, Ada, are 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, 2004, at Central Church of Christ, the Rev. Jay Keel officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mr. Carson died Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2004, at Ada. He was born July 30, 1976, at Ada to Ted and LaNelda Sales Carson. He lived in this area all his life and graduated from Ada High School in 1995, where he starred in football and baseball. He was employed as an oil field technician.

Survivors include his mother, LaNelda Carson, Ada; father, Ted Carson, Ada; three brothers, �Teddy� Ted Carson Jr. and wife Melanie, Ada, Scotty Carson, Ada, and twin brother, Bronc Carson, North Carolina; one sister, Angie Dewbery and her husband Victor, McAlester; five nieces, Alyssa Carson, Taylor Canida, Taylor Dewbery, Meghan Dewbery and Sarah Carson; and two nephews, Cody Canida and Dalton Carson.

Bearers are Bruce Sutton, Tanner Landrum, C. W. Cook, Brian Anoatubby, Bryce Gouge and Brennan Gouge.

Honorary bearers are Anthony Cain, Christi Cain and Knuckles Seals.

The family says in lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Landere Carson Cougar Memorial Fund, o/c Citizens Bank and Trust, 123 W. 12th, Ada, OK 74820.

Criswell Funeral Home

J. C. KIRK 
CHICKASHA - Services for J. C. Kirk, 90, Chickasha, formerly of Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Kirk died Thursday, Sept. 23, 2004, at a Chickasha nursing home.

MARY VANDERGRIFF 
ADA - Services for Mary Mildred Vandergriff, 92, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home, Mrs. Vandergriff died Friday, Sept. 24, 2004, at a local nursing home

BETSY WOOD 
McKINNEY, Texas � Services for Betsy Carol Wood, 70, McKinney, are 1:30 p.m. today at High Pointe Church of Christ in McKinney, with Dr. Michael Lewis officiating.

She died Sept. 20, 2004, near Sherman. She was born to W.A. and Ruby Brookins Sept. 4, 1934, in McAlester, Okla.

After graduating from McAlester High School in 1953, Mrs. Wood completed her bachelor�s of science degree at the University of North Texas in Denton, graduating Cum Laude. She taught elementary school for 25 years in Texas and Louisiana.

She married James R. Wood Oct. 6, 1953, in Ada, Okla., where they were students at East Central State College.

She was a member of High Pointe Church of Christ in McKinney.

Mrs. Wood was preceded in death by her parents, W.A. and Ruby Brookins; brother Bill Brookins, and sister Jane Crowell. Her daughter, Lisa Martin, and three grandsons, Chance, Brock and Reid Martin, died in the same automobile accident that killed Mrs. Wood.

Survivors include her husband, Dr. James R. Wood, McKinney. sons Ronald Wood of Washington, D.C., and Roger Wood, Tyler; daughter Laura Lokey; son-in-law Jason Lokey; and grandchildren Kaley, Jay and Landry Lokey,Farmersville.

Arrangements are under the direction of Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Directors. To convey condolences or to sign an online registry, visit www.tjmfuneral.com.

LISA MARTIN 
McKINNEY, Texas � Services for Lisa Martin, 32, McKinney, were 10:30 a.m. today at High Pointe Church of Christ in McKinney.

Mrs. Martin died Sept. 20, 2004.

CHANCE MARTIN 
McKINNEY, Texas � Services for Chance Michael Martin, 4, McKinney, were 10:30 a.m. today at High Pointe Church of Christ in McKinney.

He died Sept. 20, 2004.

BROCK MARTIN 
McKINNEY, Texas � Services for Brock James Martin, 2, McKinney, were 10:30 a.m. today at High Pointe Church of Christ in McKinney.

He died Sept. 20, 2004.

REID MARTIN 
McKINNEY, Texas � Services for Reid Brookins Martin, 8 weeks, McKinney, were 10:30 a.m. today at High Pointe Church of Christ in McKinney.

He died Sept. 20, 2004.

FLOYD PEARSON 
HENNEPIN � Graveside services for Floyd Thomas Pearson, 84, Hennepin, are 1 p.m. Friday at Hennepin Cemetery. He died Sept. 22, 2004, at Okalhoma City.

Fox Funeral Home

ELSIE RUSSELL 
BUTNER � Services for Elsie Leona Phillips Russell, 90, Butner, are 10 a.m. Friday at Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel, Holdenville. Burial follows in Atwood Cemetery.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville

DONNA SCHOEFER 
DAVIS � Memorial services for Donna Marie Schoefer, 68, Davis, are 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Christ, Jason Bentley officiating. She died Monday, Sept. 20, 2004, at Davis.

Krien Funeral Home

LANDERE CARSON
ADA - Services for Landere Michael Carson, 28, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Carson died Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2004, in Ada.

MARY COLLINS-WILLIAMSON 
MILL CREEK � Services for Ruby Louise Teel Collins-Williamson, 75, Mill Creek, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Mill Creek First Baptist Church.

She died Sept. 19, 2004.

Campbell-Watts Funeral Home, Tishomingo

O. L. WHITEN 
ADA � Services for O. L. Whiten, 80, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Whiten died Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2004, at his home.

JAKE NEWCOMB 
ADA � Services for Leon �Jake� Newcomb, 84, Ada, are 2 p.m. Friday at First Free Will Baptist Church, the Rev. Larry Montgomery will officiate. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mr. Newcomb died Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2004, at an Oklahoma City hospital. He was born Sept. 9, 1920, at Stratford to William and Ethel Meridith Newcomb. He and his family moved to this area from Stratford when he was a young child. He attended school in Ada and graduated from Ada High School.

Mr. Newcomb married Esther Brown in 1963 in Ada. She died Dec. 26, 1993, in Ada. He was a truck driver and repairman with Ideal Cement Plant, retiring after 40 years of service. He was a member of First Free Will Baptist Church. Mr. Newcomb served in the U. S. Navy during World War II. He served aboard the ship USS Laffey. His ship was attacked and sank by the Japanese near the Solomon Islands. He was pulled to safety after floating in the oily seas for several hours. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Survivors include two sons, Glen Newcomb and wife Terry, Ada, and Gary Rogers and wife Roma, Choctaw; a daughter, Yvonne Trout, Tulsa; son-in-law, Ronnie Trout, Ada; six grandchildren, Tammy Wilkerson, Ada, Jamie Rodebush and husband Rock, Ada, Leon Trout and wife Juanitta, Okemah, Alan Trout, Ada, Josh Rogers, Oklahoma City, Brandy Steelman and husband Micah, Edmond; four great-grandchildren, Destin Wilkerson, Jolee Rodebush, Johnny Trout and Brandon Trout; one sister, Lilly �Bill� Davidson, Ada.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Tony Newcomb, his twin sister, Yvonne �Bond� McElroy.

Bearers will be Monty Newcomb, Ronnie Trout, Alan Trout, Leon Trout, Josh Rogers and Rock Rodebush.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

LEON NEWCOMB 
ADA � Services for Leon Newcomb, 84, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Newcomb died Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2004 at an Oklahoma City hospital.

INEZ VAIL 
ADA � Graveside services for Inez Vail, 91, Ada, are 2 p.m. Friday at Memorial Park Cemetery, the Rev. Gale Izard will officiate.

Mrs. Vail died Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2004, at a local hospital. She was born May 8, 1913, at Buford, Ark., to John and Gertrude Lovelady Coventon. She and her family came to this area in 1919 from Buford. She graduated from Byng High School.

She married Olan Vail Aug. 23, 1934, in Ada. He died Nov. 9, 1984, in Ada. Mrs. Vail was a salesclerk and bookkeeper and was also a homemaker. She was a vharter member of Trinity Baptist Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Drusilla Epperly and husband Don, Ada and Jean Coleman and husband Don, Springfield, Mo.; five grandchildren, Russell Epperly, Sherman, Texas, and Eric Epperly, Ada; Greg Gwin and wife Karen, Grapevine, Texas, Greta Green and husband Glenn, Springfield, Mo., and Diane Gwin, Springfield, Mo.; six great-grandchildren, Jordan Epperly, Paige Epperly both of Ada, Collin Gwin and Claire Gwin, both of Grapevine, Texas, Landon Green and Logan Green, both of Springfield, Mo.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

FRED BRUNER 
HOLDENVILLE � Services for Fred Bruner, 66, Holdenville, are 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Middle Creek #1, Lamar. Burial follows at Bruner Family Cemetery, Lamar.

He died Sept. 27, 2004.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville

PAUL E. NIBLETT 
WYNNEWOOD � Services for Paul E. Niblett, Wynnewood, 61, are pending with Krien Funeral Home, Daivs. He died Sept. 28, 2004, at Sulphur.

MIKE KEEF 
ADA � Services for William Terry Michael �Mike� Keef, 37, are 2 p.m. Thursday at Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Sapulpa. Burial follows at South Heights Cemetery in Sapulpa.

MARGARETTE HUDSON 
ADA � Services for Margarette Hudson, 84, Ada, are 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, Revs. Tim Richardson and Rev. Kenneth Elkins will officiate. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mrs. Hudson died Sept. 26, 2004, at her daughter�s home in Frisco, Texas. She was born Oct. 27, 1919, in Ada to Leonard and Carrie Mae Ernest Willoughby. She attended school in Ada and graduated from Ada High School.

She married Louis �Pate� Hudson May 28, 1937. Mrs. Hudson operated Jack and Jill Kindergarten in Ada for 36 years. She was a longtime active member of the First Baptist Church and she and her husband were members of the Ada Hobo�s Club.

Survivors include her husband, Louis �Pate� Hudson, of the home; daughter, Carrie Lou Wood and husband Eddie, Frisco, Texas; one sister, Louise Nease, Shawnee; two grandsons, Brian Wood and Chris Wood and three great grandchildren, Hudson Wood, Taylor Wood and Ryan Louis Wood.

Bearers will be Floyd Gurley, Ron Milner, Ben Walker, Riley Young, Robert Tollison and Willie Dansby.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

VERA BONNER 
PAULS VALLEY � Services for Vera Mae McKinley Bonner, 80, Pauls Valley, are 2 p.m. Thursday at the Wooster Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Jim Dehart officiating. Burial follows at Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Mrs. Bonner died Sept. 27, 2004, at Norman. She was born Aug. 22, 1924, at Wanette to Joseph David and Martha Angeline (Griffith) McKinley.

She worked as a janitor and a substitute teacher. She graduated from Whitebead High School in 1942. She was a lifetime member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary.

She and William Jerrel Bonner were married June 23, 1942, at Pauls Valley.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Jerrel Bonner; a son, Jerrel Wesley Bonner; her parents, Joseph David and Martha McKinley; two brothers, William Durwood and Joe Marvin McKinley; and a grandson, Kenneth (Kenny) Griffith.

Survivors include two sons, Jackie Lee Bonner and Joe Ray Bonner; three daughters, Sequita Darlene Ashley, Sue Ann Griffith, and Sheryl June Fryer; a sister, Vada Cantrell; 21 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.woosterfuneralhomes.com.

Wooster Funeral Home

CHESSIE GREEN 
DAVIS � Services for Chessie Green, 92, Davis, are pending with Krien Funeral Home, Davis. She died Sept. 27, 2004, at Oklahoma City.

FAWN CASEY 
STONEWALL � Services for Fawn Renee Edmonds Casey, infant daughter of Rolanda Casey and Carl Edmonds will be 2 p.m. Thursday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at High Hill Cemetery. A Wake service will be held 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Chickasaw Housing, Unit 4 in Stonewall.

Fawn was born and died Sept. 26, 2004, at a local hospital.

Survivors include her mother, Rolanda Casey, Stonewall; her father, Carl Edmonds, Stonewall; four brothers, Thomas Casey, Malcolm Casey, Michael Edmonds and Hayden Casey, all of the home; two sisters, Kathryn Edmonds, Anadarko and Devon Edmonds, Anadarko; grandparents, Leo Thomas, Stonewall and Teresa Edmonds, Anadarko; numerous aunts, uncles and other family members. She was preceded in death by two grandfathers, Thomas Edmonds and Jack Casey.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

BOBBY G. HENLEY 
ADA � Services for Bobby Gene Henley, 65, Ada, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Frank Trent will officiate. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mr. Henley died Sept. 26, 2004, at his home. He was born March 22, 1939, in Seminole to Leo Self and Jewel �Judy� McGruder Henley. He attended school in Seminole and graduated from Seminole High School.

Mr. Henley was a Supervisor-Engineer for OG&E Company in Konawa, retiring July 1, 1994, after 34 years of service. Mr. Henley served in the U. S. Air Force from 1956 until 1960.

He married Jerry Ann Bryant July 31, 2004, in Ada.

Survivors include his wife, Jerry Ann Henley, of the home; two sons, Robert Henley, Washington, DC and Allen Henley, Lawton; his father, Leo Self Henley, Shawnee and step-mother, Norma Jo Henley, Shawnee; two granddaughters, Courtney Johnston, Wichita, KS and Kathryn Henley, Washington, DC; two great granddaughters, Caylee Johnston and Trinity Johnston, both of Wichita, KS. He was preceded in death by his mother.

Bearers will be Bob Carter, David Parker, Max Hudson, Jack Russell, Tim Brewer and Randal Johnston.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

MARGARETTE HUDSON 
ADA � Services for Margarette Hudson, 84, Ada, are 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, Revs. Tim Richardson and Rev. Kenneth Elkins will officiate. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mrs. Hudson died Sept. 26, 2004, at her daughter�s home in Frisco, Texas. She was born Oct. 27, 1919, in Ada to Leonard and Carrie Mae Ernest Willoughby. She attended school in Ada and graduated from Ada High School.

She married Louis �Pate� Hudson May 28, 1937. Mrs. Hudson operated Jack and Jill Kindergarten in Ada for 36 years. She was a longtime active member of the First Baptist Church and she and her husband were members of the Ada Hobo�s Club.

Survivors include her husband, Louis �Pate� Hudson, of the home; daughter, Carrie Lou Wood and husband Eddie, Frisco, Texas; one sister, Louise Nease, Shawnee; two grandsons, Brian Wood and Chris Wood and three great grandchildren, Hudson Wood, Taylor Wood and Ryan Louis Wood.

Bearers are Floyd Gurley, Ron Milner, Ben Walker, Riley Young, Robert Tollison and Willie Dansby.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

JUANITA HARRIS 
WEWOKA � Services for Juanita Lavell Harris, 81, Wewoka, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at First Free Will Baptist Church. Burial follows at Non Cemetery.

Mrs. Harris died Sept. 26, 2004, at a Seminole hospital. She was born April 3, 1923, at Coalgate to James Oscar and Martha Hendrix Linton.

Mrs. Harris grew up in the Non and Coalgate area and attended school at Gerty. She and James Harris were married Aug. 20, 1957. She worked for a number of years at Holdenville General Hospital and also worked with her husband at Harris Electric. She was a member of the First Free Will Baptist Church of Wewoka.

Mrs. Harris was preceded in death by her parents James and Martha Linton, three brothers, and three sisters.

Survivors include her husband James Harris, Wewoka; a daughter Sherry and husband DeWayne Wadlow, Wewoka; a son Richard and wife Sharlet, Midwest City; three grandsons Jerry Wadlow, Donnie Shaffer and Rocky Harris; a sister, Wilma Ellis, Memphis, Tenn.; seven great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.

Bearers are Fred Poe, John Linton, John Wellington, J.D. Wellington, J.W. Thornton, Floyd Wellington, Donnie Shaffer, Rocky Harris.

Stout-Phillips Funeral Home

MARGARETTE HUDSON 
FRISCO, Texas � Services for Margarette Hudson, 84, Frisco, Texas, formerly of Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mrs. Hudson died Sunday, Sept. 26, 2004, at her home

BOBBY HENLEY 
ADA � Services for Bobby Henley, 65, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Henley died Sunday, September 26, 2004 at his home.

LUCILLE CLARK 
ALLEN � Services for Edith Lucille Clark, 81, Allen, are 10 a.m. Tuesday at Allen Church of Christ, Keith Warren officiating. Burial follows at Allen Cemetery. Friends and family may call at the Criswell Chapel in Allen from 3 p.m. Monday until service time.

Mrs. Clark died Saturday, Oct. 2, 2004, at her home. She was born Oct. 3, 1922, at Ashland to W.A. and Ethel Russell Alexander.

She attended school at Allen, where she graduated. She worked at the Naval Ordinance Station in McAlester from 1967-1977.

She served as a WAAC from 1943-1945 during World War II. She was a member of the Allen Church of Christ.

She married Edwin K. Clark Aug. 2, 1962.

Survivors include her husband, Ed, of the home; one daughter, Sherry Kay Plunk, Allen; one son, Kerry Gene Caldwell, Allen; step-children, Edwin K. Clark III, Allen, and Rebecca J. Butler, Ada; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Jay Carter Caldwell.

Bearers are Chris Caldwell, Stephen Caldwell, Terry Olivo, Edmond Perkins, Frankie Bell, and Glen Harrington.

ALICE JONES 
HOLDENVILLE � Graveside services for Alice Mae Jones, 79, Holdenville, were 10 a.m. Saturday at Non Cemetery, Non. She died Sept. 29, 2004.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home

ALBERT HARJO 
WOLF � Services for Albert Lee Harjo, 81, Wolf, are 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Spring Baptist Church, Sasakwa. He died Saturday, Oct. 2, 2004, at his home.

Stout-Phillips Funeral Home, Wewoka

TIM CAMPBELL 
KONAWA � Services for Tim Campbell, 41, Konawa, are 2 p.m. Monday at Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Chapel. He died Thursday, Sept. 30, 2004 at a local hospital.

Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home

O. L. �WHITEY� WHITEN 
ADA � Services for O. L. �Whitey� Whiten, 80, Ada, are 2 p.m. Monday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Kenneth Elkins will officiate. Burial will follow at East Hill Cemetery, Roff. Chickasaw Honor Guard will conduct military honors at the cemetery.Mr. Whiten died Wednesday, September 29, 2004 at his home. He was born February 23, 1924 at Tulsa, OK to Walter Hensley and Clara Cordelia Freeman Whiten. He attended school at Drake and Sulphur.Mr. Whiten married Johnnie Eugene Phillips December 20, 1947 in Ada. She died May 5, 1964 in Tempe, Arizona.Mr. Whiten was a truck driver and terminal manager for Chemical Express in Ada, retiring in 1986. He served in the U. S. Army during World War II in the Pacific Theatre. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars � Desert Storm Post in Ada.Survivors include one son, David Whiten, Ada; three daughters, Judy Christopher and husband Gary, Ada, Nancy Haney and husband Gary, Ada, and Sandi Roberts and husband Austin, Ada; one brother, Doc Whiten, Colleyville, Texas; eleven grandchildren; nine great grandchildren.Bearers will be Chad Roberts, Michael Roberts, Tildon Gillum, Jason Christopher, Mark Christopher and Jay Haney. Honorary bearers are Elmo Fulton, Billy Whiten and Mike Phillips.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

J.B. STALLINGS 
ADA � Services for J.B. Stallings, 85, Ada, are 11 a.m. Saturday at Southwest Church of Christ, Floyd Kaiser will officiate. Burial will follow at Swan Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Stallings died Thursday, Sept. 30, 2004, at an Oklahoma City hospital. He was born April 5, 1919 at Stuart to Clarence and Ruth Painter Stallings. He graduated from Stuart High School. He came to this area in 1953 from California.

He married Euleta Estes. She died in November 1973. He later married Edna Poindexter Oct. 31, 1974, in Ada.

Mr. Stallings was a member of Southwest Church of Christ, he served on the Board of Directors of the First National Bank for 30 years and was a member of the American Quarter Horse Association, Oklahoma Quarter Horse Association, Paint Horse Association. he was known as Ada�s �Will Rogers� and he was a 32 degree Mason. Mr. Stallings served in the U. S. Army during World War II, as a tank commander for the 101st Cavalry. He fought with General Patton in the European and African Campaign, and was a Bronze Star Recipient.

Survivors include his wife, Edna Stallings, of the home; one son, Larry Stallings and his wife Barbara, Norman; four daughters, Karla Dale and husband Fred, Hot Springs, Ark., Debbie Andrews and husband Tommy, Ada, Vicki Godwin and husband Tracy, Ada and Jana Williams, Ada; 10 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and countless friends.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Wesley Stallings, and sisters, Norma Wilson and Geneva Crow.

Bearers will be Mark Griffin, Kevin Bickerstaff, Gerald Philpot, Glenn Pendergrass, Sherman Ivy and Marvin Mitchell. Honorary bearers will be Dale McGowen, Marvin Barnes, C. B. Howard, Jim Conway and Al Johnson.

Criswell Funeral Home

O.L. �WHITEY� WHITEN 
ADA � Services for O. L. �Whitey� Whiten, 80, Ada, are 2 p.m. Monday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Kenneth Elkins will officiate. Burial will follow at East Hill Cemetery, Roff. Chickasaw Honor Guard will conduct military honors at the cemetery.

Mr. Whiten died Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2004, at his home. He was born Feb. 23, 1924, at Tulsa to Walter Hensley and Clara Cordelia Freeman Whiten. He attended school at Drake and Sulphur.

Mr. Whiten married Johnnie Eugene Phillips Dec. 20, 1947 in Ada. She died May 5, 1964 in Tempe, Ariz.

Mr. Whiten was a truck driver and terminal manager for Chemical Express in Ada, retiring in 1986. He served in the U. S. Army during World War II in the Pacific Theatre. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars � Desert Storm Post in Ada.

Survivors include one son, David Whiten, Ada; three daughters, Judy Christopher and husband Gary, Ada, Nancy Haney and husband Gary, Ada, and Sandi Roberts and husband Austin, Ada; one brother, Doc Whiten, Colleyville, Texas; eleven grandchildren; nine great grandchildren.

Bearers will be Chad Roberts, Michael Roberts, Tildon Gillum, Jason Christopher, Mark Christopher and Jay Haney. Honorary bearers are Elmo Fulton, Billy Whiten and Mike Phillips.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

TED PIPER 
MOORE � Services for Ted Vernon Piper, 92, Moore, are 3 p.m. Saturday at St. Luke�s Episcopal Church at Ada.

Mr. Piper died Sept. 28, 2004, at Oklahoma City. He was born Feb. 18, 1912, at Collinsville.

He was a 60-year member of Wah-Shah-She Masonic Lodge at Pawhuska. He was also a 32nd-degree Mason and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.

He married Ann Piper. She preceded him in death.

Survivors include a son, David Piper and wife Karen Kate, Edmond; a daughter, Cherie Piper Thompson and husband Page, Ada; four grandchildren, Chris Thompson, Ada, Jeff Thompson and wife Donna, Argyle, Texas, Annett Hickman and husband Joe, Charleston, S.C., and Andy Piper, Oklahoma City; and two great-grandchildren, Hunter Thompson and Anna Grace Hickman.

John M. Ireland Funeral Home, Moore

SANDRA STONE 
KONAWA � Graveside services for Sandra Faye Stone, 58, Konawa, are 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Vamoosa Cemetery, the Rev. Pam Shirk officiating.

Mrs. Stone died Sept. 29, 2004, at Konawa.

Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home

ADDAIN VICK-PRZEPIORA 
TUPELO � Services for Addain Henry Vick, 2 month old infant son of David Henry Vick II and April Przepiora Vick, are 2 p.m. Saturday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. John Campbell officiating. Burial will follow at High Hill Cemetery.

Addain was born July 10, 2004 in Oklahoma City. He died Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2004, in Oklahoma City.

Survivors include his parents, April and David Henry Vick II, Tupelo; grandparents, Wanda and Ken Welch, Oklahoma City, David Vick, Coalgate, and Jeannie Gragg, Guthrie; great-grandparents, Dale and Carol Ogden, Edmond, Gary Gragg, Oklahoma City and Betty Przepiora, Jamestown, N.Y.; three aunts, Heather Vick, Oklahoma City, Amber Vick, Tupelo, Sarra Przepiora, Muskogee and Jessica Gragg, Oklahoma City; one uncle, Michael Billy; cousins, Kaylee Pope, Zachary Pope, both of Muskogee, Paige MacRobert, Makala Vick, both of Tupelo, Mike Hibdon, Dakota Vick, both of Oklahoma City, Keysla Billey, Ada, Kaylee Billey, Ada, Isaiha Billey, Ada, and Brent Vick, Tupelo; numerous great aunts, uncles and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by grandfather, Joe Przepiora and great grandparents, John and Pearline Billy and John and Hallie Vick.

Bearers will be Aaron MacRobert, Joe Billey, Bryan Billey, Steven Cravens, James Welch and Michael Billey. Honorary bearers are Amanda Lacher, Jayme Lacher, Heather Vick and Amber Vick.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

TROY PITMAN 
ADA � Graveside services for Troy Pitman, 86, Ada, are 11 a.m. Monday at Dale Cemetery, Dale. Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 85 Honor Guard will conduct military honors at the cemetery.

Mr. Pitman died Thursday, Sept. 30, 2004, at his home. He was born Nov ,1, 1917, at McLoud to Samuel and Narcissus Crockett Pitman. He lived in the Seminole area for 22 years, and moved to Ada two years ago.

Mr. Pitman married Dora Jordan April 1, 1951. He was owner of an oilfield service company in North Dakota for several years. He was a member of the Assembly of God Church and served in the U. S. Army during World War II.

Survivors include his wife, Dora Pitman, of the home; one son, Jim L. Pitman and wife Danette, Ada; two daughters, Glenda Faye Groethe and husband Kevin, Williston, North Dakota and Donna Sue Scheele, Ada; one sister, Ollie Smothers, McLoud; one brother, Foy Pitman, Williston, N.D.; six grandchildren, Michael Pitman, Fergus Falls, Minn., Lori Ulin, Phoenix, Ariz., Charlene Dignan, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Jennifer Pitman, Williston, N.D., Karina Groethe, Salt Lake City, Utah, and Emily Groethe, Shawnee; eight great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Brenda Scheele.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

INEZ VAIL 
ADA � Graveside services for Inez Vail, 91, Ada, are 2 p.m. Friday at Memorial Park Cemetery, the Rev. Gale Izard will officiate.

Mrs. Vail died Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2004, at a local hospital. She was born May 8, 1913, at Buford, Ark., to John and Gertrude Lovelady Coventon. She and her family came to this area in 1919 from Buford. She graduated from Byng High School.

She married Olan Vail Aug. 23, 1934, in Ada. He died Nov. 9, 1984, in Ada. Mrs. Vail was a salesclerk and bookkeeper and was also a homemaker. She was a charter member of Trinity Baptist Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Drusilla Epperly and husband Don, Ada and Jean Coleman and husband Don, Springfield, Mo.; five grandchildren, Russell Epperly, Sherman, Texas, and Eric Epperly, Ada; Greg Gwin and wife Karen, Grapevine, Texas, Greta Green and husband Glenn, Springfield, Mo., and Diane Gwin, Springfield, Mo.; six great-grandchildren, Jordan Epperly, Paige Epperly both of Ada, Collin Gwin and Claire Gwin, both of Grapevine, Texas, Landon Green and Logan Green, both of Springfield, Mo.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

PAUL NIBLETT 
DAVIS � Services for Paul E. Niblett, 61, Spiro, are 10 a.m. Saturday at Krien Funeral Home Chapel at Davis.

Mr. Niblett died Sept. 28, 2004, at Sulphur.

Krien Funeral Home

TROY PITTMAN 
ADA � Services for Troy Pittman, 86, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Pittman died Thursday, Sept. 30, 2004, at his home.

PETE MCCOY 
NORMAN-Services for Samuel R. �Pete� McCoy, 85, Norman, formerly of Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. McCoy died Thursday, Oct. 7, 2004, at a Norman hospital.

HEATHER SMITH 
STRATFORD � Services for Heather Renee Smith, 16, Stratford, are 10 a.m. Friday at Pickard Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Richard Atzbach officiating. Burial follows at McGee Cemetery.

Ms. Smith died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2004, at Oklahoma City. She was born March 12, 1988, in Ada to Louis Smith Jr. and Donna Lynn Howard Smith. She attended school at Stratford High School and lived in Stratford all of her life.

Survivors include her parents; a brother, Justin Colon Smith, Lawton; a step-brother, Joshua Lynn Melton, Stratford; a sister, Samantha Lynn Smith, Lawton; grandparents, Louis and Phyllis Smith, Stratford, Sandra and David Miller, Oklahoma City, and Doug and Linda Howard, Stringtown; great-grandparents, Howard and Mildred Smith, Asher; and numerous other family members.

Pickard Funeral Home

BONITA TRIPLETT 
HOLDENVILLE � Graveside services for Bonita Faye Triplett, 64, Moore, are 1 p.m. Friday at Holdenville Cemetery.

She died Oct. 6, 2004.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home

CHARLES E. CLIBURN 
ADA � Services for Charles Ellis Cliburn, 83, Ada, are 2 p.m. Thursday at First Presbyterian Church, the Rev. C. David Cliburn, minister of Blue Ridge Presbyterian Church, Raytown, Mo., will officiate. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery. Full Military honors will be conducted by the Tinker Air Force Honor Guard. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at Criswell Funeral Home.

Mr. Cliburn died Monday, Oct. 4, 2004, at an Oklahoma City hospital. He was born Dec. 4, 1920, at Hazlehurst, Miss., to Charles Inge and Addie Ruth Bufkin Cliburn. He attended school at Shady Grove, Miss., and graduated from Hazlehurst, Miss. high school in 1939.

Mr. Cliburn received an associates degree from Copiah-Lincoln Junior College in Wesson, Miss., in 1941, an B.A. degree from McKendree College in Lebanon, Ill., in 1957, a B.S. Ed. Degree in Industrial Arts at Southeastern State University in Durant in 1967 and a MS Ed. in counseling from East Central State University in Ada in 1971.

He married Mary Jane Grigsby Feb. 18, 1945. They moved to Ada in August 1971 from Shawnee.

Mr. Cliburn was an Industrial Arts teacher in Shawnee from 1967-1971 and a counselor/instructor for disabled students at East Central State University from 1971 until his retirement in 1983.

He served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II. He was an Air Force career officer, retiring in 1965 as a lieutenant colonel. During World War II, he was with the 91st Bomb Group, 8th Air Force in England from 1942-1943. He was the first pilot to finish 25 missions over Nazi occupied territories. He was the most decorated pilot in the 8th Air Force at the end of his tour of duty in 1943.

Mr. Cliburn was a 20 year member and an elder of the First Presbyterian Church. He was a member of Ada Rotary Club/Rotary International since 1973, having held several offices including president in 1986, and was a Paul Harris Fellow. He was also active with the Meals on Wheels in Ada for more than 20 years.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Jane Cliburn, of the home; two sons, David Cliburn and wife Shelley, Kansas City, Mo., and Jeff Cliburn and wife Jill, Ada; a daughter-in-law, Sherri Cliburn, Lawton; one daughter, Kathy Tappe and husband David, Shawnee; nine grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and one sister, Mary Elizabeth Putnam and husband Elton, Tupelo, Miss. He was preceded in death by a son, Timothy G. Cliburn and two brothers, James W. Cliburn and Cecil D. Cliburn.

Bearers will be Clyde Butler, Marvin Kroeker, Kurt Jackson, Don Clark, Tom Lamson and Jack Witherow.

The family says those who wish may make memorials to: First Presbyterian Church, Mission Emergency Fund, P. O. Box 56, Ada, OK 74820.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

ELAINE CARTER 
OKLAHOMA CITY � Services for Elaine Balthrop Carter, 57, are 2 p.m. Thursday at Southern Hills Baptist Church in the North Chapel.

Mrs. Carter died Oct. 2, 2004. She was born Dec. 24, 1946, in Oklahoma City and adopted by Milton �Bid� and Bertha Balthrop of Ada May 29, 1947.

Survivors include her husband of 42 years, Don P. Carter, a daughter, Kimberly Carter Tanksley, and a son, Gary P. Carter, all of Oklahoma City; and an adopted brother.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Milton �Bid� and Bertha Balthrop; and birth parents, Margaret Wilson Whitewater and Rudolph �rudy� Lefthand Jr.

Branstetter-Merritt Funeral Home

Oklahoma City

NELSON GREENE
SHAWNEE � Services for Nelson R. Green, 81, Shawnee, are 11 a.m. Friday at New Hope Baptist Church. Burial follows in New Hope Cemetery.

Mr. Greene died Oct. 2, 2004, at his home.

Walker Funeral Services

HOPE JENKINS 
Jan. 26, 1922 - Sept. 30, 2004

Mrs. Hope Doloras Jenkins passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 30, 2004, following a long illness. She was born January 26, 1922, in Ada, Oklahoma, to Henry Eugene and Margaret Tuggle-Reed.

She was the last survivor of her siblings, being the 8th child of twelve. She graduated from Byng High School before marrying her husband of 62 and a half years, Lee Roy Jenkins on October 7, 1939.

Mrs. Jenkins worked and lived in San Francisco with her 3 oldest sons while her husband, Lee Roy Jenkins , was serving in the Navy during World War II in the Pacific. They returned to Ada, Oklahoma, after the war where she was a homemaker and bookkeeper for her husband�s business, Jenkins Portable Welding Service. They lived at Homer until 1963.

She moved to California in 1963 at the age of 41 with her husband, Lee Roy Jenkins, and her children. She was the owner of Jenkins Bookkeeping and Tax Service for 35 years and retired in 2001 at the age of 79.

She enjoyed crocheting, crossword puzzles, and gardening. Her greatest joy was welcoming everyone into her home for fabulous meals filled with heartfelt love for all. Her favorite thing was spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Mrs. Jenkins is survived by three of her five loving children: her son, William Boyd Jenkins and wife Dona Jenkins of Stockton; daughter Doloras Anne Lemke of Lodi; and son Melvin Lee Jenkins of Carson City, NV; Beloved �Big Grandma� to 12 surviving Grandchildren, 28 great-great-grandchildren and 1 Great-Great Grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband Lee Roy Jenkins, twin sons: Roy Eugene and James Henry Jenkins, and one grandson, James Henry Jenkins Jr.

Mrs. Jenkins was a member of the American Business Women�s Association and the Nazarene Church, and an advocate to the Stockton Child Abuse Consul and Battered Women of San Joaquin.

Committal will be beside her husband and twin sons at Stockton Rural Cemetery.

A chapel service will be held on Tuesday October 5, 2004 at 1:00 p.m. at DeYoung Memorial Chapel, 601 N. California Street, Stockton, Ca.

Visitation Information: Sunday 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Monday 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m., Tuesday 9:00-1:00 p.m. at the mortuary.

Committal: Stockton Rural Cemetery, 2350 Cemetery Lane.

RACHEL DEW 
ADA � Graveside services for Rachel Magdalene Dew, 89, Ada, are 10 a.m. Friday at Rosedale Cemetery, the Rev. Mickey Keith will officiate.

Mrs. Dew died Monday, Oct. 4, 2004, at a local nursing home. She was born Nov. 14, 1914, near Sasakwa, to the Rev. David C. and Cora Brown Blackhawk.

She attended school at Wetumka and moved to Ada in 1932 where she attended school at East Central University.

She married Henry Dew Nov. 26, 1941, in Ada. He died March 30, 1976.

Mrs. Dew was secretary-accountant and office manager for K-TEN TV, retiring in 1976 after 27 years of service. She was active for several years in the American Legion Auxiliary, Business and Professional Women and Hospice of Pontotoc. She was a member of Evangelistic Temple.

She is survived by a daughter, Jean Praasch, Oklahoma City; a sister, Iva McLaughlin, Jamul, Calif.; a granddaughter, Becky Butler, Ada; grandson, Edwin Kenneth Clark III, Allen; a great-granddaughter, Kandice Butler, Cucamonga, Calif., and a great-grandson, Jeffrey Butler, Bakersfield, Calif..

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

GUS MARTIN 
COALGATE � Services for Gus David Martin, 84, Coalgate, are 10 a.m. Wednesday at Brown�s Funeral Chapel in Coalgate. Burial follows in Coalgate Cemetery.

Mr. Martin died Oct. 3, 2004, in Oklahoma City.

RACHEL DEW 
ADA � Services for Rachel Dew, 89, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mrs. Dew died Monday, Oct. 04, 2004, at a local nursing home.

THOMAS RICE 
COALGATE � Services for Thomas Hulet Rice, 84, Coalgate, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Coalgate United Methodist Church, the Rev. Bob Graham officiating. Burial follows at Moore Cemetery. Family night begins at 7 p.m. today.

Mr. Rice died Oct. 1, 2004, at Ada. He was born July 15, 1920, at Florence, Ala., to Hulet Thomas and Rebecca Ruth Hall Rice.

He attended schools in Alabama, Madill and Wapanucka.

He was a cotton farmer and cattleman. He served as a medic in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a former member of Clarita Methodist Church and member of Coalgate Methodist Church since 1997.

He married Delores Fredena O�Neal Jan. 25, 1947, at Coalgate.

He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Hulet Thomas and Rebecca Ruth Hall Rice, and an infant sister, Myrtle Judith Rice.

Survivors include his wife, Delores Rice, of the home; two children, Carolyn Delsigne and husband Dwight, Coalgate, and Stephen Rice and wife Terry, Coalgate; four grandchildren, David Delsigne and wife Pamela, Macomb, Christopher Delsigne, McAlester, Craig Rice and Kristen Rice, both of Coalgate; five great-grandchildren, Laura Delsigne, Claire Delsigne, Alec Delsigne, Paige Delsigne and Bridgett Delsigne; five brothers, W.P. Rice and wife Billie, Coalgate, Warren Rice and wife Marion, Oklahoma City, Briggs Rice, Coalgate, Victor Rice and wife Jo, Ada, and Billy Bob Rice and wife Verna, Ada; two sisters, Faye Ruth Fleming and Gaile Lawrence, both of Coalgate.

Bearers are Eddie Campbell, Wendell Hefley, Ted Hartsfield, Jimmy Lee, Stoney Marlow and Roy Deck.

Honorary bearers are O.C. Lee, Charles Thompson, Bob Graham, Bill Hefley, W.M. Baskett and Jeff Wood.

Brown�s Funeral Service

CHARLES CLIBURN 
ADA � Services for Charles Cliburn, 83, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Cliburn died Monday, Oct. 4, 2004, at an Oklahoma City hospital.

Ann McCandless 
EDMOND � Memorial services for Anne Roodhouse McCandless, 67, Edmond, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hahn-Cook/Street and Draper Chapel.

Mrs. McCanldess died Sept. 30, 2004. She was born in Ada Oct.10, 1936, to Charles Weston and Annie Carroll Roodhouse.

She graduated from Hockaday High School in Dallas, Texas, in 1954. She attended Briarcliff Junior College in New York before graduating from the University of Oklahoma with her B.A. and then her M.A. degrees. She continued graduate work through the summer of 1964. While in college Mrs. McCandless was a member of Plato, was an officer of Kappa Kappa Gamma, was a swimming instructor, and placed second in an OU speech contest.

She worked as a graduate assistant teaching freshman English while working on her M.A. at OU and was assistant professor of English from 1961-1967 at Central State University.

Later she served as editor for the Economy Company, which later became known as McGraw-Hill. She served as a volunteer on the Post Adjudication Review Board of Oklahoma County Juvenile Justice System. She also trained and showed German Shephards.

Survivors include her husband of 43 years, John McCandless; son, Craig McCandless and wife Holly and their son Jacob of Billings, Mont.; daughter, Lea McCandless of Ferndale, Mich.; brothers-in-law, Jack McCandless of Denver, Colo., Robert McCandless of Washington, D.C., and sister-in-law, Betty McCandless of Oklahoma City.

She was was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Charles Weston Roodhouse Jr.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, 825 NE 13, Oklahoma City, OK 73104.

VIRGINIA TIPTON

ADA� Services for Virginia Tipton, 65, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mrs. Tipton died Sunday, May 2, 2004 at her home.

LINDA WELCH

ADA � Services for Linda Welch, 55, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mrs. Welch died Saturday, May 1, 2004 at an Oklahoma City hospital.

FLORENCE CHANEY

ADA � Services for Florence Lenora Chaney, 62, Ada, are 2 p.m. Tuesday, at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Stephen Nation officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mrs. Chaney died April 30, 2004, at a local hospital. She was born Nov. 22, 1941, at Ada to Willie Craig and Asalee Herrin Pollock. She attended school at Latta and lived in this area all her life.

She worked at Best Yet, Wrangler, Green�s Glass, and was a manager of Bargain-Mart. She was also a provider for the elderly.

Mrs. Chaney attended Calvary Pentecostal Holiness Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two sons, Keith Frye and Robbie Frye.

Survivors include her children, Stephanie Thomason and husband Jeff, Amy Chaney, Mike Frye and wife Angela, all of Ada, Linda Martin and husband Bob, Tomball, Texas; a daughter-in-law, Tina Frye, Ada; a brother, Craig Pollock and wife Dorothy, Ada; two sisters, Carolyn Goodman and husband Bill, and Debra Hatton, all of Ada; eight grandchildren, Jason Frye, Marsha Haines, Darlene Frye, Cory Groves, Brandon Frye, Aleisha Frye, Mandy Farmer and Matthew Frye; and five great-grandchildren, Hailey, Austin, Kara, Kyla and Kaetlynn.

Bearers are Jeff Thomason, Jason Frye, Chris Parker, Buck Haines, Bob Martin, and Mike Frye.

Honorary bearers are Cory Groves and Brandon Frye.

Criswell Funeral Home

GARY TAYLOR

NORMAN � Services for Gary Taylor, 53, Norman, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Taylor died Sunday May 2, 2004 at a Norman hospital.

FLORENCE CHANEY

ADA � Services for Florence Lenora Chaney, 62, Ada, are 2 p.m. Tuesday, at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Stephen Nation officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mrs. Chaney died April 30, 2004, at a local hospital. She was born Nov. 22, 1941, at Ada to Willie Craig and Asalee Herrin Pollock. She attended school at Latta and lived in this area all her life.

She worked at Best Yet, Wrangler, Green�s Glass, and was a manager of Bargain-Mart. She was also a provider for the elderly.

Mrs. Chaney attended Calvary Pentecostal Holiness Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two sons, Keith Frye and Robbie Frye.

Survivors include her children, Stephanie Thomason and husband Jeff, Amy Chaney, Mike Frye and wife Angela, all of Ada, Linda Martin and husband Bob, Tomball, Texas; a daughter-in-law, Tina Frye, Ada; a brother, Craig Pollock and wife Dorothy, Ada; two sisters, Carolyn Goodman and husband Bill, and Debra Hatton, all of Ada; eight grandchildren, Jason Frye, Marsha Haines, Darlene Frye, Cory Groves, Brandon Frye, Aleisha Frye, Mandy Farmer and Matthew Frye; and five great-grandchildren, Hailey, Austin, Kara, Kyla and Kaetlynn.

Bearers are Jeff Thomason, Jason Frye, Chris Parker, Buck Haines, Bob Martin, and Mike Frye.

Honorary bearers are Cory Groves and Brandon Frye.

Criswell Funeral Home

SANDY FOWLER-ATKESON

ADA � Services for Sandra Lee �Sandy� Fowler-Atkeson, 57, Ada, are 2:30 p.m. Monday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Willie White officiating. Burial follows at Cedar Grove Cemetery.

Ms. Atkeson died April 29, 2004, at an Oklahoma City hospital. She was born Oct. 18, 1946, to Jim and Dora Barker Fowler. She lived in this area all her life and attended Vanoss school. She was a homemaker.

She married Gene Bishop in 1969 at Ada.

Survivors include her husband, Gene Bishop; three sons, Mike Parker, Jimmy Parker and Billy Bishop Jr., all of Ada; a daughter, Reta Thurman, Ada; her father, Jim �Red� Fowler, Ada; three sisters, Carla Sue Walker, Garland, Texas, Carla Guthrie, Francis, and Terry Woody, New Mexico; two brothers, Teddy Fowler and Eddie Fowler, both of Francis; seven grandchildren, Linda Humphreys, Michelle Marquette, Matthew Thurman, Amanda Humphreys, Heather Humphreys, Jennifer Parker and Justin Parker; and two great-grandchildren, Destiny Drinnon and Sandra Sue Drinnon.

Bearers are Chris Fowler, Jeff Fowler, Bradley Fowler, James Guthrie, Roger Matthews and Cindy Oller.

Criswell Funeral Home

REV. CHARLES McCAUSE JR.

SMITHVILLE � Services for the Rev. Charles J. McCause, 70, Smithville, formerly of this area, are noon Tuesday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, Ada, the Rev. Frank Trent officiating. Burial follows at Connerville Cemetery, Connerville.

Mr. McCause died April 30, 2004, at his home. He was born Aug. 16, 1933, at Connerville to Charley Claud and Bernice Lewis McCause. He attended school at Connerville and Tishomingo, as well as college at Waxahachie, Texas.

He was a retired minister and pastored Assembly of God churches from Alabama to Arizona for 50 years.

He married Alma Cupps. She died Dec. 9, 2000. He later married Dee Blackstock.

He was preceded in death by a son, Neal McCause.

Survivors include his wife, Dee McCause, of the home; three sons, Larry McCause, Felix McCause, both of Belen, N.M.; and Bruce McCause, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C.; two daughters, Elaine Taul, Fort Worth, Texas, and Ruth Coulson, Deming, New Mexico; a step-daughter, Zane Lescalleet, Fort Wort; two sisters, Lillian Hamby, Oklahoma City, and Shirley Purkey, Tulsa; 14 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and many nieces and nephews.

Bearers are Marvin Lee, Howard Welborn, Herman Cupps, Roger Cupps, Jerry Lee and Curtis Knighten.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

JACK WILLIAMS

SULPHUR � Private family services for Jack Dale Williams, 67, Sulphur, will be held at Thomas.

He died April 29, 2004, at Sulphur.

Cowley-Krien Funeral Home

JOEY WILLOUGHBY

ADA � Services for Joey Willoughby, 30, Ada, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Oil Center Pentecostal Holiness Church, the Rev. Farron Oliver officiating. Burial follows at Maxwell Cemetery.

Mr. Willoughby died April 30, 2004, at Ada. He was born on June 5, 1973, at Ada to Larry Don and Sandra Kay Douthitt Willoughby. He lived in this area all his life and attended school at Vanoss and Gordon Cooper Vo-Tech, Shawnee, where he received certification as an EMT.

He worked as a paramedic for Valley View Hospital Hughes County, Okmulgee County and Medicus Seminole.

He attended Oil Center Pentecostal Holiness Church.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Sandra Kay Willoughby; and grandparents, Dub and Maxine Douthitt.

Survivors include his father, Larry Willoughby, Ada; a sister, Jeannie Willoughby, Ada; grandparents, J. R. and Corine Willoughby, Oil Center; and a nephew, Seth Mason, Ada.

Bearers are James Farris, Jeff Rollins, Michael Caton, Shad Moore, Tracey Oldham and Tony Willoughby.

Honorary bearers are Alan Ogles, Trey Law, Mike Gray, Reagan Hightower, William Wall and Andy Scott.

Criswell Funeral Home

MARTY ROBERTS

HOLDENVILLE � Memorial services for Marty Roberts, 46, Holdenville, are 10 a.m. Monday at East Main Church of Christ.

He died April 30, 2004.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home

JAMES FORTNER 
LULA � Services for James M. Fortner, 87, Lula, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Fortner died Friday, October 08, 2004, at his home.

STELLA HARJO 
HOLDENVILLE � Services for Stella Mae Harjo, 71, Holdenville, are 2 p.m. Saturday at Many Springs Baptist Church. Burial follows at Clemmie Harjo family cemetery.

She died Oct. 6, 2004.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home Inc.

LARRY PAUL KEEVER 
DEL CITY � Graveside services for Larry Paul Keever, 46, Del City, formerly of Ada, are 2 p.m. Friday at Rosedale Cemetery, Rev. Carl Hayes will officiate.

Mr. Keever died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2004, at a Midwest City hospital. He was born June 13, 1958, in Ada to Charles and Edna Clark Keever. He attended the Ada Schools.

Mr. Keever was a roofer and worked in general construction.

Survivors include a daughter, Miranda Keever, Ada; three brothers, Ron Keever, Galey, Steve Keever, Newalla and Scott McLish, Colorado Springs, Colo.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Chuck Keever, and sister, Sharron Lancaster.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

JUANITA JOHNSON

ADA � Services for Juanita Gertrude Johnson, 92, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home.

She died May 05, 2004, at an assisted living center in Ada.

BETTY BARRETT

DALLAS, Texas � Memorial services for Betty Jane Ackley Barrett, 78, Dallas, are 10 a.m. Wednesday at Lovers Lane United Methodist Church, Wesley Chapel, Dallas, the Rev. Barbara Marcum officiating.

Mrs. Barrett died May 1, 2004. She was born Jan. 4, 1926, at Okmulgee, Okla., to Levi and Clara Ackley.

She attended the University of Oklahoma.

She lived in Fort Worth, Oklahoma City, Okla., Midland and Van before settling in Dallas in 1961. She was a member of Canterbury Book Club, Garden Key Study Club and Chi Omega Alumnae and Bible study groups.

Her husband, Jean Barrett, died in December 2000.

Survivors include three children, Jean M. Barrett Jr., Gregory Ackley Barrett and Michele Barrett McDermett; grandchildren, Austin Barrett and Blake Barrett, both of Boston, Mass., John Barrett, Jenny Barrett, Bonner McDermett and Megan McDermett, all of Dallas, Blake Barrett, Boston, Mass.; a sister, Mary Stover, Tulsa, Okla.; two nieces, Kathleen Law, Plano, and Vicki Crocker, Tulsa; and friends, Jean Lewis and Mary Gratz.

The family says memorials may be made to Make a Wish Foundation of North Texas, 5005 LBJ Fwy, Ste. 410 Dallas, TX 75244; phone (972) 450-9474.

Restland Funeral Home, Dallas

RICK KIRKES JR.

PAULS VALLEY � Graveside services for Richard Taylor "Rick" Kirkes Jr., 43, Pauls Valley, are today at Paoli Cemetery, the Rev. Bob Kanary officiating.

Mr. Kirkes died May 1, 2004, at Pauls Valley. He was born June 8, 1960, to Richard Taylor and Pauline Coffee Kirkes. He grew up in Wilburton and graduated from Wilburton High School.

He and Lisa Burrows were married May 16, 1980, at Fitzhugh.

Mr. Kirkes was employed at Basic Energy, Lindsay.

Survivors include his wife, Lisa Kirkes, of the home; three daughters, Ashley, Jessyka and Alyssa Kirkes; his parents, Richard and Pauline Kirkes, Wilburton; and a brother, Lewis Kirkes, Wilburton.

Wooster Funeral Home, Pauls Valley

BLANCHE LOLLI

COALGATE � Services for Blanche Lolli, 80, Coalgate, are 10 a.m. Wednesday at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, Coalgate, M.E. Cashen officiating. Burial follows in Coalgate City Cemetery.

Miss Lolli died May 1, 2004, at a Coalgate nursing facility. She was born Feb. 9, 1924, at Cottonwood to Victorio and Concetta Bellettini Lolli.

She attended school at Cottonwood and was a lifelong member of the Blessed Sacrement Catholic Church, Coalgate. She worked many years in area restaurants.

Survivors include a sister, Lena Leverenz, Hanover Park, Ill.; a brother, Amus Lolli, Reno, Nev.; nieces and nephews, Wilmina Thomas, Denton, Texas, Nick Lolli and wife Sherry, Coalgate, Jeanine McFall, Oklahoma City, Victor George, Temecula, Calif., Dennis George and wife Lola, North Brooke, Ill., Don Lolli, Kalispel, Mont., George Buddy Lolli, Albuquerque, N.M., Barbara Lolli, Laguna Beach, Cal., Glenn Lolli and wife Mary, Reno, Nev., Betty Anderson and husband Les, Patsy Cavender and husband Eddie, all of Cameron Park, Calif., Charles Lolli, Lake Tahoe, Calif., and Lawrence Leverenz and wife Brigette, Bartlett, Ill.; and numerous cousins, great-nieces, nephews and other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Victorio and Concetta Lolli; a sister, Josephine George; and brothers Henry and Dorando Lolli.

Bearers are Steve Lolli, Glenn Lolli, Dennis George, Bill McFall, Mike Thomas and Tony Corsini.

Honorary bearers are John Richard Vietta, Joe Pasquali, Gene Ferrero, J.D. Smith and Bill Avanzini.

Brown's Funeral Service, Coalgate

MATTHEW McCALL

SULPHUR � Graveside services for Matthew Dodge McCall, infant son of Carter and Amy McCall, are 11 a.m. Wednesday at Oaklawn Cemetery. He died April 29, 2004, at Oklahoma City.

Clagg Funeral Home, Sulphur

PALMER JOHNSON

ADA � Services for Palmer Johnson, 79, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Johnson died Tuesday, May 4, 2004.

CAROL McCRAW

KONAWA � Rosary for Carol Faye McCraw, 60, Konawa, is 7:30 p.m. today at Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home. Mass of Christian burial is 10 a.m. Wednesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, the Rev. Matthew Brown officiating. Burial follows at Sacred Heart Cemetery.

Mrs. McCraw died May 2, 2004, at her home. She was born Aug. 28, 1943, at Maud to Elvon Leroy "Bud and Vineta Faye Hulsey McGuire.

She was a longtime resident of the Konawa and Sacred Heart area and a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Sacred Heart Altar Society, Sacred Heart Cemetery Commission, volunteer at Asher Public School and a past member of Konawa School Board.

Mrs. McCraw received a bachelor's in elementary education from East Central University and taught school for many years. She was a bookkeeper, past owner of River Mist Convenience Store and Sooner Directional Drilling Company.

She and Robert "Jerry" McCraw were married July 11, 1963, in Ada.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Vineta Faye McGuire.

Survivors include her husband, Jerry McCraw, of the home; three daughters, Carolyn Johnston, Konawa, Robbie Sanders, Konawa, and Ronda Jackson, Konawa; her father, Elvon Leroy "Bud" McGuire, Konawa; two brothers, James McGuire, Lexington, and Ronnie McGuire, Sanger, Texas; seven grandchildren, Robert, Jennifer and Jason Johnston, Julia and lee Jackson Paige and Shelby Sanders.

The family asks that donations in Mrs. McCraw's memory be made to Sacred Heart Cemetery Fund.

Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home, Konawa

VALLIE PEEK

ADA � Services for Vallie Peek, 90, Ada, are pending with Smith-Phillips Funeral Home.

She died May 4, 2004, at a local nursing facility.

WILMA RICE

SULPHUR � Graveside services for Wilma Sue Rice, 91, Spokane, Wash., are 10 a.m. Saturday at Oaklawn Cemetery in Sulphur. She died April 21, 2004, in Spokane.

Clagg Funeral Home, Sulphur

GARY TAYLOR

NORMAN � Services for Gary Leon Taylor, 53, Norman, are 10 a.m. Wednesday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Dewayne Finley officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mr. Taylor died Sunday, May 2, 2004, at a Norman hospital. He was born Dec. 10, 1950, in Ada to Melvin L. and Jackie L. Dietz Taylor. He lived in the Oklahoma City area for many years and graduated from Southeast High School. Mr. Taylor attended Metro-Tech School.

He was an electrician for Delta Electric.

Mr. Taylor married Diane Gootee on June 6, 1998. He was a Baptist and served in the U. S. Navy in Vietnam.

Survivors include his wife, Diane Taylor; three sons, Shane Taylor, Oklahoma City, Todd Taylor, Oklahoma City, and Johnathan Taylor, Moore; a stepson, DeWayne Gootee, Oklahoma City; his parents, Melvin and Jackie Taylor, Del City; two sisters, Christine Azar, Del City, and Tina Bookout, Temecula, Calif.; one brother, Tommy Taylor, Oklahoma City; one granddaughter; and two grandsons.

Bearers will be Rocky Jones, Tim Hackman, Richard Yates, Mike Smith, Nathan Bookout, Travis Bookout, Jeremy Taylor and Mark Flatt.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

VIRGINIA TIPTON

ADA � Services for Virginia Colleen Tipton, 65, Ada, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, Dr. Rusty Fuller officiating.

Mrs. Tipton died Sunday, May 2, 2004, at her home. She was born Dec. 20, 1938, in Sulphur to Curtis W. and Dollie Mae Stevens Harvey. She came to this area in July 1999 from Portland, Ore. She attended school at Imperial Beach, Calif. and graduated from Arlington High School in Arlington, Texas, in 1956.

She attended Draughn�s Business College in Fort Worth, Texas.

Mrs. Tipton was an insurance claims professional, retiring from Sedjwick Insurance in 1999 in Portland, Ore. She was also a homemaker.

She married Albert Mitchell Tipton on March 9, 1957, in San Diego, Calif.

Survivors include her husband, Albert "Mitch" Tipton, of the home; daughter, Lisa Tipton, Chicago, Ill.; a son, William Tipton and his wife Susan, McMinnville, Ore.; two sisters, Renee Carmichael, Ada, and Jimmie Ruth Lofton, Portland; four grandchildren, Sabrina Colleen Tipton, Jerry Peterson-Tipton, Samantha Peterson-Tipton and Amy Peterson-Tipton; a special friend, Cisco; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Honorary bearers will be Marvin Richesin, Lonnie Richesin, James Richesin and Curtis Lofton.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

WANDA WAGON

CONNERVILLE � Services for Wanda Wagon, 69, Connerville, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mrs. Wagon died Monday, May 3, 2004, at an Oklahoma City hospital.

LINDA WELCH

ADA � Memorial Services for Linda Ann Welch, 55, Ada, are noon Wednesday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Mike Young will officiate. Burial will be at Wanette Cemetery.

Mrs. Welch died Saturday, May 1, 2004, at an Oklahoma City hospital. She was born Aug. 16, 1948, at Galey to Fred and Winona Rycroft Ward. She lived in this area all her life.

She attended school at Galey and Vanoss, graduating from Vanoss High School. She also attended East Central University.

Mrs. Welch was employed with Flex-N-Gate as a lab technician since 1976.

She married Thomas Fred Welch in 1968 at Pauls Valley.

Survivors include her husband, Fred Welch, of the home; two sons, Brian Welch, Tulsa, and John Welch and wife Paula, Phoenix, Ariz.; a daughter, Kristi Welch, Ada; two grandchildren, Sara Welch and Stone Welch; eight sisters, Eileen, Judy, Martha, Pauline, Shirley, Glenda, Ramona and Nora; and four brothers, Weldon, Bill, Eddie and Tommy.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

VALLIE PEEK

ADA � Services for Vallie Mae Peek, 90, Ada, are 11 a.m., Friday at Smith-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Charles Murphy officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mrs. Peek died May 4, 2004, at an Ada nursing facility. She was born March 9, 1914, at Baxter, Tenn., to Vance Dow and Eliza Gertrude (Gentry) Sliger. She attended school at Pleasant Hill Schools.

She and Owen Franklin Voyles were married Jan. 4, 1934 at Ada. They were married for 21 years before he died in 1955. She later married to Robert Peek in 1977. He preceded her in death in 1985.

She was a homemaker, a lifelong resident of Ada and attended Gaar Corner Free Will Baptist Church. She was a rancher and a caregiver.

She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Bonnie Lou Voyles; her parents; three brothers, John Thurman Sliger, Ray Sliger and Roy Sliger; a sister, Velma Minor; and two grandchildren, Greg Hooser and Mike Wise.

Survivors include three daughters, Erma Jean Wells, Bobbie Sue Hooser, both of Center, and Velma Lea Raybon, Oklahoma City; seven grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Bearers are Roy D. Sliger, Lanny Sliger, Elton Sliger, Tony Minor, Bob Langley and Mickey Daniel.

Smith-Phillips Funeral Home

RACHEL CHEADLE

TISHOMINGO � Services for Rachel Gordon Cheadle, 90, Tishomingo, are 1 p.m. Saturday at Fletcher Auditorium, Murray State College.

She died May 2, 2004, at a Tishomingo hospital.

Campbell-Watts Funeral Home

ELLEN EBERLE

KONAWA � Services for Ellen Olena Brewer Eberle, 78, Konawa, are pending with Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home, Konawa.

She died May 4, 2004.

BERTHA HOOVER

HOLDENVILLE � Services for Bertha Lee Hoover, 101, Holdenville, are 11 a.m. Thursday at First Church of God. Burial follows at Wetumka Cemetery, Wetumka.

She died May 2, 2004.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home

CAROL McCRAW

KONAWA � Mass of Christian burial for Carol Faye McCraw, 60, Konawa, was 10 a.m. today at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. The Rev. Matthew Brown officiated and burial followed at Sacred Heart Cemetery.

Mrs. McCraw died May 2, 2004, at her home. She was born Aug. 28, 1943, at Maud to Elvon Leroy �Bud and Vineta Faye Hulsey McGuire.

She was a longtime resident of the Konawa and Sacred Heart area and a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Sacred Heart Altar Society, Sacred Heart Cemetery Commission, volunteer at Asher Public School and a past member of Konawa School Board.

Mrs. McCraw received a bachelor�s in elementary education from East Central University and taught school for many years. She was a bookkeeper, past owner of River Mist Convenience Store and Sooner Directional Drilling Company.

She and Robert �Jerry� McCraw were married July 11, 1963, in Ada.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Vineta Faye McGuire.

Survivors include her husband, Jerry McCraw, of the home; three daughters, Carolyn Johnston, Konawa, Robbie Sanders, Konawa, and Ronda Jackson, Konawa; her father, Elvon Leroy �Bud� McGuire, Konawa; two brothers, James McGuire, Lexington, and Ronnie McGuire, Sanger, Texas; seven grandchildren, Robert, Jennifer and Jason Johnston, Julia and Lee Jackson Paige and Shelby Sanders.

Bearers were Robert Johnston, Bob Bassett, Alan Bassett, Ronnie Mitchusson, Darrell Mackey and Al Lucas.

Honorary bearers were Matthew Kuestersteffen, Scott Sanders, Bruce McCraw, Ryan McGuire, Emmitt McCraw, Glen McCraw, Dean McCraw, Jimmy McCraw, James McGuire and Ronnie McGuire.

The family asks that donations in Mrs. McCraw�s memory be made to Sacred Heart Cemetery Fund.

Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home, Konawa

CHARLES McNEIL

SULPHUR � Services for Charles E. McNeil, 76, Sulphur, are 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church. Burial follows at Oaklawn Cemetery.

He died May 3, 2004, at Norman.

Clagg Funeral Home

BENNY WHEAT

NON � Services for Benny Robert Wheat, 63, Non, are 2 p.m. Thursday at Calvin High School Auditorium. Burial follows at Non Cemetery.

He died May 3, 2004.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville

EUGENE WOLF

HOLDENVILLE � Services for Eugene Wolf, 78, Holdenville, are 2 p.m. Thursday at Hudson-Phillips Funeral Chapel. Burial follows at Middle Creek #2 Church Cemetery, Holdenville.

He died May 1, 2004.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home

MATTHEW MCCALL

NORMAN� Graveside services for Matthew Dodge McCall, infant son of Carter Welles and Catherine Amy Boggs McCall, Norman, were 11 a.m. today at Oaklawn Cemetery, Sulphur. The Rev. George Warren officiated.

The infant was born and died April 29, 2004, at Oklahoma City.

He was preceded in death by a great-grandfather, Clifton Johnson.

Survivors include his parents, Carter and Amy McCall, Norman; a sister, Madison Lee McCall, Norman; his grandparents Byron and Sharon Johnson Hancock, Sulphur, Ronald and Cathy Boggs, Ada, and Jim McCall, Las Vegas, Nev.; and great-grandparents, Louise Johnson, Ardmore, Clyde and Jean Zurmehly, Norman, and Virginia Boggs, Shawnee.

Clagg Funeral Home, Sulphur

VIRGINIA TIPTON

ADA � Services for Virginia Colleen Tipton, 65, Ada, are 2 p.m. today at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, Dr. Rusty Fuller officiating.

Mrs. Tipton died May 2, 2004, at her home. She was born Dec. 20, 1938, at Sulphur to Curtis W. and Dollie Mae Stevens Harvey.

She attended school at Imperial Beach, Calif., and graduated from Arlington High School in Arlington, Texas in 1956. She came to this area in July 1999 from Portland, Ore.

Mrs. Tipton attended Draughn�s Business College in Fort Worth, Texas. She was an insurance claims professional, retiring from Sedjwick Insurance, Portland, in 1999. She was also a homemaker.

She and Albert Mitchell Tipton were married March 9, 1957, at San Diego, Calif.

Survivors include her husband, Albert �Mitch� Tipton, of the home; a daughter, Lisa Tipton, Chicago, Ill.; a son, William Tipton and wife Susan, McMinnville, Ore.; her mother, Dollie Mae Harvey, Ada; two sisters, Renee Carmichael, Ada, and Jimmie Ruth Lofton, Portland; four grandchildren, Sabrina Colleen Tipton, Jerry Peterson-Tipton, Samantha Peterson-Tipton and Amy Peterson-Tipton; a special friend Cisco; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Honorary bearers are Marvin Richesin, Lonnie Richesin, James Richesin and Curtis Lofton.

Criswell Funeral Home

JIM STAFFORD

ADA � Services for James �Jim� Stafford, 69, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home.

He died May 4, 2004, at his home.

WANDA WAGON

PONTOTOC � Services for Wanda Wreneema Wagon, 69, Pontotoc, are 1 p.m. Thursday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Robert Sanders officiating. Burial follows at Seeley Cemetery, Connerville. A wake will be held at the home in Pontotoc tonight.

Ms. Wagon died May 3, 2004, at an Oklahoma City hospital. She was born June 18, 1934, at Mill Creek to Watson and Francis Wisdom Carter. She attended school at Pontotoc and graduated from Pontotoc High School.

She was a housekeeper for Valley View Regional Hospital for many years and was a member of Yellow Springs United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Angelia Lewis.

Survivors include two sons, Terry Wagon and wife Lori, Allen, and Watson Wagon and wife Maryanne, Connerville; two daughters, Angela Lewis and husband Clint, Sulphur, and Elaine Byars and husband Mark, Ravia; three sisters, Minnie Gipson, Stonewall, Vinola Carter and Erie Cravatt, both of Connerville; a brother, Charlie Carter, Connerville; grandchildren, Josh Wagon and Dionne Wagon, Clint Lewis Jr, Casey Wagon, Penny Lewis, Wreneema Sewell and Brandon Sewell, Sasha Wagon, Terry Byars and James Watson Byars; and four great grandchildren, Andrew, Anna, CeeJay and Corri.

Bearers are Shawn Gipson, David Fort, Joe Payne, Steve Robertson, Shannon Carter and Ca�ske Martinez.

Honorary bearers are Josh Wagon and Clint Lewis Jr.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada 

KENNY CARPENTER

STONEWALL � Services for Kenneth Carpenter, 50, Stonewall, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home, Ada.

He died May 6, 2004, at a Coalgate hospital.

LEON GARRETT

ADA � Services for Leon Garrett, 83, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home.

He died May 6, 2004, at an Oklahoma City hospital.

AGUSTIN PADILLA ROSALES

ADA � Services for Agustin Padilla Rosales,70, Ada, are 1 p.m. Sunday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, the Rev. Ray Ackerman officiating. Prayer Vigil will be 7:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Burial will be 10 a.m. Monday at Egypt Cemetery.

Mr. Rosales died April 30, 2004, at his home. He was born Aug. 28, 1933, in Durango, Mexico, to Julian Padilla Munoz and Gabina Rosales. He came to this area in May 2002 from Waco, Texas. He was a construction worker and bricklayer. He was a member of the Catholic Church.

He married Paula Medina in Durango, Mexico.

Survivors include his wife, Paula Padilla; seven children, Sabino Padilla and wife Paulina, Ada, Maricela Padilla and Jesus Velasquez, Ada, Jose Luis Padilla, Gerardo Padilla and Cecilia Taylor, Ada, Refugio Padilla and Maria Del Carmen Hernandez, Durango, Maria Del Carmen Padilla, Durango, and Gabriela Padilla and Javier Valles, Ada; one sister, Margarita Padilla; 20 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter, Maria DeJesus.

Criswell Funeral Home

WILBURN STONE

ADA � Services for Wilburn Stone, 72, Ada, formerly of Sulphur, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Stone died Thursday, May 6, 2004, at an Oklahoma City hospital.

EUNICE THOMASON

KATY, Texas � Services for Eunice Thomason, 103, Katy, are pending with Smith-Phillips Funeral Home, Ada, Okla.

She died May 6, 2004, at a Katy hospital.

PAMELA BECK

ADA � Services for Pamela Beck, 54, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home.

She died May 5, 2004, at a local hospital.

ELLEN EBERLE

KONAWA � Services for Ellen Olena Brewer Eberle, 78, Konawa, are 2 p.m. Friday at Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Chapel, Frank Brewer and Albert Lerma officiating. Burial follows at Vamoosa Cemetery.

Mrs. Eberle died May 4, 2004, at an Ada hospital. She was born Sept. 13, 1925, at Konawa to William Homer and Ocie Ellen Moore Brewer.

She and Abe Eberle were married in Arkansas in 1956. He died July 2, 1979.

Mrs. Eberle moved to Konawa from California 29 years ago. She was a cook at Vamoosa Schools for more than 12 years, cooking for more than 200 kids. She was of the Baptist faith.

Mrs. Eberle was also preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Laura Marie Downey; and two brothers, W.H. and Ben Brewer.

Survivors include a foster son Albert Lerma and wife Linda, Santa Ana, Calif.; two brothers, R.C. Brewer, Sasakwa, and Frank Brewer and wife Gwen, Maud; three sisters, Lorene Cole, Shawnee, Dorothy Mullins, Ada, and Mary Mosley, Fresno, Calif.; and three foster grandchildren, Vanessa, Amanda and Scott Lerma, Santa Ana.

Bearers are Jimmy Foran, David Brewer, Mark Brewer, Kenny Brewer, Ronald and Steve Mullins, Rex and Homer Downey, Bruce and Doug Brewer, Mike Mosley, Randal Brewer, and Ruben and Roger Brewer.

Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home

JEAN GREEN

ADA � Services for Marjory Jean Green, 83, Ada, are 10 a.m. Friday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. John Haynes officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mrs. Green died May 5, 2004, at a local nursing facility. She was born Dec. 7, 1920, at Oklahoma City to James Irving and Helen Margaret Anderson McCauley.

She lived in this area all her life, attending Willard Elementary and graduating from Horace Mann High School.

She and Clifford Green were married June 2, 1938. He died Dec. 29, 1983.

Mrs. Green was a homemaker and a longtime member of First Baptist Church.

She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Janie Carol Green, Aug. 25, 1960.

Survivors include a son, Jim Green and wife Jolene, Ada; two daughters, Jeri Bradley and husband David and Jeanie Asbury, all of Ada; six grandchildren, Leslie Scrivner, Kathy Caplinger, David Bradley, Robert Bradley, Jonathan Bradley and Brendan Green; and four great-grandchildren.

Bearers are grandsons, Brendan Green, Gary Caplinger, Scott Scrivner, David Bradley, Robert Bradley and Jonathan Bradley.

Criswell Funeral Home

JUANITA JOHNSON

ADA � Services for Juanita Gertrude Johnson, 92, Ada, are 10 a.m. Saturday, at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, Dr. Rusty Fuller officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery. Visitation is 7-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Johnson died May 5, 2004, at an assisted living center at Ada. She was born Dec. 19, 1911, at McLoud to Lee and Pearl Rebecca Holder Wilson. She attended school in McLoud, graduating from McLoud High School.

She and Lester Earl Johnson married June 28, 1930. He died April 6, 1992, at Byng.

Mrs. Johnson was a homemaker, an artist and a longtime member of Trinity Baptist Church. She came to this area in the 1960's.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Carrol K. Johnson, July 16, 1997.

Survivors include a grandson, Beau Johnson and wife Mary, Denton, Texas; a granddaughter, Melinda Douglass and husband Terry, Siloam Springs, Ark.; and four great-grandchildren, Brenna Johnson, Kyle Johnson, Ivy Douglass and Deidre Douglass.

Bearers are Roger Burns, Ted Burns, Doyle Johnson, H. J. Johnson, Buddy Campbell and Milton Jackson.

Criswell Funeral Home

JIM STAFFORD

ADA � Services for James Loran "Jim" Stafford, 69, Ada, are 2 p.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church, Dr. George Warren and Mike Cantrell officiating. Burial follows at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mr. Stafford died May 4, 2004, at his home. He was born July 31, 1934, at Pauls Valley to William Loran and Nellie Mae Bentley Stafford. He attended Ada schools, graduating from Ada High School in 1952. He also attended the University of Oklahoma and graduated from Oklahoma City University in 1957.

Mr. Stafford was a public relations and public communication professional for 43 years. He was the founder and president of National Association of Royalty Owners, headquartered in Ada, until his retirement in 2000.

He and Sandra Rollins were married in 1957.

Mr. Stafford was a founding member of the Oklahoma Energy Resources Board, and served on the board of the Easter Seals Foundation.

Survivors include his wife, Sandra Stafford, of the home; a daughter, Lori S. Crowson and granddaughter, Diana Bentley Crowson, of the home; son, James Douglas Stafford and wife Lisa, Norman; granddaughter, Rebekah Marie Stafford; and grandsons, Paul Caplan Stafford and James Michael Stafford.

Bearers are Buddy Lollar, Jim Herndon, Don LaSalle, Frank Jaques, John Hedley and Bill Goodwin.

Honorary bearers are Lewis Lawson, Lynn Stevener, Raymond Wilcox, Patrick Cowan, Harry J. Schafer Jr., Frank Chitwood, Guy W. Logsdon and Robert Harden.

The family says those who wish may make memorial donations to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of America, Oklahoma Chapter, 3613 NW 56, #230, Oklahoma City, OK 73112, or the Easter Seal Foundation, Attn: Online Giving Coordinator, 230 West Monroe, Ste. 1800, Chicago, IL 60606.

Criswell Funeral Home

PALMER JOHNSON

ADA � Services for Palmer John Johnson, 79, Ada, are 2 p.m. Friday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Revs. Jeff Frazier and Hazel Wallace officiating. Burial follows at Steedman Cemetery. A wake begins at 7 p.m. tonight at the funeral home.

Mr. Johnson died May 04, 2004, at a local nursing facility. He was born March 3, 1925, at Steedman to Gipson and Julia Alexander Johnson. He attended school at Conway.

He was a farmer, rancher and attended Pentecostal and Methodist churches. He was also active in traditional Indian stomp dances.

Survivors include two sisters, Emily Johnson Dickerson, Ada, and Leona Seckinger and husband Wesley, Allen; a brother, Dale "Lee" Johnson, Ada; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Bearers are Herman Walker, Nathan Johnson, Bradley Johnson, Jason Neeley, Justin Neeley and Roger Neeley.

Criswell Funeral Home

RONALD HISAW

DURANT � Services for Ronald Joe Hisaw, 39, Durant, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church. Burial follows at Bokchito Cemetery. Family hour will be 7-8 p.m. today at Coffey-Murray Funeral Chapel.

Mr. Hisaw died May 8, 2004, at an Ada hospital. He was born Jan. 25, 1965, at Mission, Texas, to Benny Jo and Cleta Grace Reed Hisaw. He was a graduate of Southeastern Oklahoma State University.

Mr. Hisaw was a teacher at Rock Creek Public Schools and Bokchito High School. He was a member of First Baptist Church.

He and Charlotte Bush were married June 14, 1985, at Lee Heights Baptist Church.

Mr. Hisaw was preceded in death by his mother, Cleta Grace Hisaw; and two grandfathers, Bonnie Reed and Ben Hisaw.

Survivors include his wife, Charlotte Hisaw, of the home; a son, Ryan Hisaw, Durant; a daughter, Morganne Hisaw, Durant; his father, Benny Jo Hisaw, Konawa; two brothers, Garland Perry and Billy Jo Hisaw, both of Konawa; two sisters, Joanie Ashcraft, Pine Bluff, Ark., and Nancy Slaughter, Whitehall, Ark.; two grandmothers, Bobbie Reed Robbins and Ella Hisaw, both of Ada; and a host of other family members and friends.

Bearers are L.A. Cherry, Allen Cartwright, Waddel Hearn, Jason Swayne, Jeff Counce, Steve Speers, Keith Safe, Jeff Lee, Jim Taylor, Robert Jaska and Joe Holt.

Coffey-Murray Funeral Home

EUNICE THOMASON

KATY, Texas � Graveside Services for Eunice Eleanor Thomason, 103, formally of Ada, Okla., are 3 p.m., Tuesday, May 11, 2004, at Memorial Park Cemetery, Richard Jones officiating.

Ms. Thomason died May 6, 2004, at Herman Memorial Hospital in Katy. She was born Sept. 21, 1900, at Wheatland, Indian Territory, to John and Lena Wheeler Hill.

She attended Wainwright High School, graduating as valedictorian in 1919, and then went to Tahlequah State Teachers College. Later, she was hired to teach at Boynton. She also attended Oklahoma University. She also taught at Morris and Rocky Hill. Eunice worked for many years at Dillon's Department Store in Ada.

Survivors include her two sons, Howard Thomason,Sun City, Ariz., and Jimmy Thomason Abilene, Texas; a daughter, Norma Huddleston, Katy; a sister, Madge Elizabeth; nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Claude F. Thomason; one brother, John Howell Hill; and four sisters, Otis Hill, Ada Mary Hill, Lena Vetus Hill Cherry and Dovie Frances Hill

Smith-Phillips Funeral Home

JOHN GORE

Ada � Services are pending for John Henry Gore, 67, Ada, with Criswell Funeral Home. He died Saturday, May 8, 2004, at a local hospital.

FLOSSIE HODGE

MILL CREEK � Services for Flossie Mae Hodge, 71, Mill Creek, are 2 p.m. Monday at Cowley-Krien Chapel, Sulphur. Burial follows at Dougherty Cemetery.

She died May 6,2004, at Tishomingo.

Cowley-Krien Funeral Home, Sulphur

ARTHUR C. LARSON JR.

ALLEN � Memorial services for Arthur C. Larson Jr., 83, Allen, are 4 p.m., Sunday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Robert C. Eaton officiating.

Mr. Larson died Friday, May 7, 2004, at his home. He was born May 19, 1920, in Argyle, Minn., to Arthur C. and Amanda Margaret Hansen Larson. He graduated from high school in Tacoma, Wash.

He married Iva Lois Tucker on May 24, 1972.

He came to Allen in August 1980 from Anaheim, Calif. He retired in 1980 after 35 years' service for Southern Pacific Railroad.

He was a Jehovah's Witness.

Survivors include his wife, Lois, of the home; a daughter, Connie Finschtermacher, Wash.; four sons, Clifford Card Larson, Majesca Canyon, Calif., Eric Larson and Arthur C. Larson III, both of Taos, N.M., Jimmy Dale Colbert, Guthrie; six grandchildren, Will Finschtermacher, Max Larson, Jesse Colbert. Joshua Colbert, Jonah Colbert and Lance Larson.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

F.M. PIllow

LAWTON � Services for the Rev. F.M. Pillow, 89, Lawton, are 10:30 a.m. Monday at Sterling First Baptist Church. He died May 7, 2004, at Lawton. He was born in Ada in 1915.

Becker Funeral Home Inc.

JOE BAKER

Ada � Services are pending for Joe M. Baker, 65, Ada, with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Baker died Saturday, May 8, 2004.

JOY BAKER

SULPHUR � Graveside services for Joy F. Baker, 68, Sulphur, are 2 p.m. Monday at Dolberg Cemetery. She died May 7, 2004, at Sulphur.

Clagg Funeral Home

JAMES MORROW

OKLAHOMA CITY � Services for James Bryan Morrow, 43, Oklahoma City, are 10 a.m. Tuesday at Holdenville First Baptist Church. Burial follows at Holdenville Cemetery. He died May 8, 2004.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville

ERIC PETTY

FORT GIBSON � Services for Staff Sgt. Erickson "Eric" Heath Petty, 28, Fort Gibson, are 1 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church, Tom Barlament officiating. Burial with full military honors follows at Fort Gibson National Cemetery.

Staff Sgt. Petty was killed in action in Iraq May 3, 2004. He was born May 5, 1975, at Ada to Army Chief Warrant Officer Ronald Petty and Janet Jones Petty.

He moved from Ada to Ardmore at any early age, attending Lincoln Elementary School. He attended Byng Middle School after his family returned to Ada for two years in the late 1980s. In 1989, he moved with his family to Fort Gibson, where he graduated in 1993.

He enlisted in the Oklahoma Army National Guard on his 17th birthday, and entered the U.S. Army in November 1993. He served a one-year tour in Korea and four stateside tours, including a three-year tour as an Army recruiter in Grand Junction, Colo.

In February 2003, he was assigned to the 1st Armor Division in Germany and was sent to Iraq two months later. The 12-year veteran served as a platoon sergeant for the Cavalry Scout Platoon.

He was awarded the Bronze Star, Purple Heart, two Army Commendation Medals, six Army Achievement Medals and several other medals for his service in Iraq and Korea.

He married Kimberly Langton Jan. 22, 1994, at Fort Gibson.

He was a member of Landmark Baptist Church at Grand Junction.

He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Gene Petty and Buell Jones.

Survivors include his wife, Kimberly, and son Colton, of the home; his parents, Janet and Ron Petty, Harrah; a brother Kyle and wife Christa Petty, Louisville, Ky.; grandmothers Voncille Petty and Mintha Jones, both of Ada; father- and mother-in-law, J.W. and Jerry Langton, Fort Gibson; sister-in-law, Shanna Bandy and husband David; and two nieces, Kelsea and Hayley Bandy, both of Coweta.

Bearers are recruiters from the Denver Recruiting Command.

Foster-Petering Funeral Home, Muskogee

WILBURN STONE

ADA � Services for Wilburn Walter Stone, 72, Ada, formerly of Sulphur, are 2 p.m. Tuesday, at Calvary Pentecostal Holiness Church, the Revs. Frank Trent and Gene Williams officiating. Burial will follow at Oaklawn Cemetery, Sulphur. Konawa Desert Storm Post 11194 will conduct military honors at the cemetery.

Mr. Stone died Thursday, May 6, 2004, at an Oklahoma City hospital. He was born July 31, 1931, in Sulphur to Clarie and Minnie Cummings Stone. He attended Sulphur schools and graduated from Sulphur High School. He came to this area in 1992 from Sulphur. He was a retired U.S. Department of Agriculture cattle inspector.

Mr. Stone married Belva Trent on Aug. 27, 1957, in Sulphur. He was a minister in several churches in the Sulphur and Ada areas.

He was a member of Pentecostal Holiness Church. He served in the U. S. Air Force.

Survivors include his wife, Belva Stone, of the home; one sister, Ruth Hoover, Sacramento, Calif.; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two daughters, Karla Joann Stone, on Nov. 8, 1959, and Sherri Lynn Stone, on March 21, 1987; two brothers, Thomas Stone and L. C. Stone; and one sister, Minnie Ray.

Bearers are Kent Lee, Jason Lee, Tim Cornelius, Keith Trent, Chris Owens and Kyle Trent.

Honorary bearers are Jack Cowgar, Louie Bennett, Marvin Lee, Lucky Spooner, John Wood and Howard Welborn.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

PATRICIA WARD

EDMOND � Graveside services for Patricia Nell Ward, 59, Edmond, are 2 p.m. Monday at Swan Hill Cemetery in Ada. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, May 11, at New Covenant United Methodist Church in Edmond.

Ms. Ward died Saturday, May 8, 2004, at an Oklahoma City hospital. She was born April 11, 1945, in Sulphur Springs, Texas, to Aubrey Bain and Rose Thompson Bain, moving to Ada in 1961. She graduated from Ada High School in 1963 and continued to live in Ada until 1974. She then lived several years in Oklahoma City and Guthrie, before moving to Tulsa in 1979. In 1995, she moved to Edmond to be closer to her grandchildren.

She worked in medical sales for 20 years beginning with Sherwood Medical and retiring from Tyco in 2002 after being awarded top honors and recognition for her accomplishments.

Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Stacy and Bill Junk, Edmond ,and Cindy and Charlie Becker, Boynton, Fla.; her parents, Aubrey Bain Sr. and Rose Bain, Ada; a brother and sister-in-law, Aubrey Bain Jr. and Jaci Bain, Plano, Texas; a sister and brother-in-law, Lafton and Hank Walbrick, Ada; three grandchildren, Jordan and Madison Junk and Angela Becker; two nephews, Steve Bain, Ada, and Bo Walbrick, Ada; a niece, T. K. Walbrick, Norman.

Donations may be made to the Susan B. Komen Breast Cancer of Oklahoma Affiliate, 120 N. Robinson Suite 701, Oklahoma City, OK 73012 for breast cancer research or New Covenant United Methodist Church, 2700 South Boulevard, Edmond OK 73013.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

LEONARD HUFF

DURANT � Graveside services for Leonard Huff, 93, Durant, are 10 a.m. Saturday at Tishomingo City Cemetery, Tishomingo.

He died May 5, 2004, at Durant.

Campbell-Watts Funeral Home, Tishomingo

PAMELA BECK

ADA � Services for Pamela Beck, 54, Ada, are 2 p.m. Saturday at the Temple of God Church in Connerville, the Revs. Larry Harrison and Tony Poe officiating. Burial follows at Pontotoc Cemetery. A wake will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at the church.

Mrs. Beck died May 5, 2004, at a local hospital. She was born Feb. 19, 1950 at Talihina to Isaac and Esterline Jefferson Tyson. She attended Carter Seminary and Pittman Business College, Dallas, Texas.

She and Jerry Anthony Beck were married March 30, 1988, at Gainesville, Texas.

She was a homemaker and a licensed minister of the United Tribes for Christ Fellowship in Oklahoma City. She came to this area in 1994 from Tishomingo.

Mrs. Beck was preceded in death by her parents Isaac and Esterline Tyson; and two brothers, Vernon Leroy Tyson and Robert Earle Tyson.

Survivors include her husband, Jerry Anthony Beck, of the home; three daughters, Cheryl Campbell, Achille, Karen Wright and Lisa Cummins, both of Ada; two sons, Tracy Lewis, Connerville, and Anthony Sanchez, Salinas, Calif.; five sisters, Ramona James, Ada, Dorothy Baken, Latta, Hazel James, White River, Ariz., Peggy Immohotichy, Oklahoma City, and Marcella Tyson, Talihina; three brothers, Tony Tyson, Heavner, Curtis Tyson, Poteau and Harold Tyson, Hominy; and 16 grandchildren.

Bearers are Jeffery Lewis, Chris Cummins, Stacy Tyson, Allen Beck, Tommy Baken and Gabe Baken.

Criswell Funeral Home

GUSSIE MCKINZIE

ADA � Services for Gussie McKinzie, 77, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home.

She died May 9, 2004, at a local hospital.

AVIS PARNELL

ADA � Services for Avis Parnell, 88, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home.

She died May 9, 2004, at her home.

WILLIAM H. READY

ADA � Services for William Howard Ready, 91, Ada, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at First Pentecostal Holiness Church, the Rev. Robert Ware officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mr. Ready died May 9, 2004, at a local nursing facility. He was born Aug. 3, 1912, at Fitzhugh to William Thomas and Sally Jane Ready.

He and Willie Jordan were married June 28, 1947. She preceded him in death Jan. 11, 2000.

Mr. Ready retired in 1973 after 27 years at Tinker Civil Service. He was also a rancher and lived south of Fittstown.

He was a member of First Pentecostal Holiness Church more than 30 years, serving as deacon, and was also a member of Pontotoc Cattleman's Association.

Mr. Ready was preceded in death by two brothers, Bethel Ready and Carlton Ready; and two sisters, Margaret Williamson and Cora Taylor.

Survivors include a sister, Nellie Davis, Rush Springs; several nieces and nephews, and many friends and neighbors.

Bearers are Paul Sutton, Bennie Brown, Johnny Jordan, Henry Francois, John Gayler and Lester Remer.

Honorary bearers are Harold Crawford, Glen Owens and Raymond Voyles.

Criswell Funeral Home

LEON F. GARRETT

ADA � Services for Leon Foster Garrett, 83, Ada, are 10 a.m. Monday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, Floyd Kaiser officiating. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mr. Garrett died Thursday, May 6, 2004, at an Oklahoma City hospital. He was born Jan. 10, 1921, at Center to John Pluto and Rae Lanham Garrett. He attended Center Elementary School and graduated from Vanoss High School.

He married Modena Ricketts Dec. 9, 1941, in Gaar Corner.

He was a meter man for Mobil Oil Co., formerly Magnolia Oil Co., retiring in 1982 with more than 31 years of service.

He was a member of Southwest Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife, Modena Garrett, of the home; two daughters, Cheryl Williamson, Houston, Texas, and Penny Andrews and husband Pat, San Antonio, Texas; brother, O. D. Garrett and wife Thelma, Ada; three grandchildren, Shanna Herbert and husband Brian, Dodge City, Kan., Sean Andrews and wife Leigh, San Antonio, and Sheri Boggess and husband Sean, Phoenix, Ariz.; five great-grandchildren, Brianna Herbert, Marissa Herbert, Kaden Herbert, Garrett Andrews and Lauren Andrews.

Bearers are Keith Nail, Lewis Winters, Don Blankenship, Eugene Cannon, Brent Lowe and Bruce Dennis.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

BILL SHADLE

DENTON, Texas � Services for William G. "Bill" Shadle, 76, Denton, are 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the First Baptist Church, Jason Sidler and Gerald Stone officiating. Burial follows at Prairie Mound Cemetery.

Mr. Shadle died May 8, 2004, at his home. He was born Oct. 3, 1927, at Houston to William Terence and Maye Brooks Shadle. He was a graduate of Lamar High School, Houston, North Texas State College, Denton, and Southwestern Baptist Seminary, Fort Worth.

He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He also served as minister of music at First Baptist Church from 1963 until his retirement in 1992.

He and Maxine Tankursley were married March 3, 1951, at Paris.

Mr. Shadle was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Alice Beth Davis.

Survivors include his wife, Maxine Shadle; three children, Stan Shadle, Charlotte, N.C., Carol Beth Meyerdirk, Denton, and Joanna Toombs, Ada, Okla.; a brother, Ralph A. Shadle, Houston; and 14 grandchildren.

Mulkey-Mason Funeral Home

MYRTLE SUTTON

ADA � Services for Myrtle May Sutton, 96, Ada, are 10 a.m. Wednesday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Robert Ware and Ken Butler officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mrs. Sutton died May 9, 2004, at a local nursing facility. She was born Dec. 17, 1907, at the Bebee community, northwest of Ada, to Walter A. and Eula Crow Kirby. She lived in this area all her life and attended school at Walnut Grove and Ada High School.

She and Pleas Sutton were married Nov. 30, 1927. He died in 1982.

She was a homemaker and a longtime active member of the First Pentecostal Holiness Church.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two grandsons, Greg and Brandon Sutton.

Survivors include two sons, Pleas Sutton Jr., Wichita, Kan., and Don Sutton, Ada; three brothers, J. O. Kirby, Johnny Kirby, both of Ada and Jim Kirby, Rockwall, Texas; a sister, Mabel Jones, Ada; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Bearers are Paul Sutton, Orlan Dees, Wayne Jones, Gary Kirby, Orval Pittman and Wayne Rodgers.

Honorary bearers are Arvil Blankenship, Lonnie McClellan, and C. C. Manuel. Criswell Funeral Home

VINOMA WILLIAMS

COALGATE � Services for Vinoma Eddings Williams, 81, Coalgate, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Coalgate Church of Christ. Burial follows at Coalgate City Cemetery.

She died May 8, 2004, at a Coalgate nursing facility.

Brown's Funeral Service

KENNETH CARPENTER JR.

STONEWALL � Services for Kenneth William Carpenter Jr., 50, Stonewall, are 2 p.m. Monday at Southwest Church of Christ in Ada, Floyd Kaiser and Randy Golden officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mr. Carpenter died Thursday, May 6, 2004, at a Coalgate hospital. He was born March 12, 1954, in Anna, Ill., to Kenneth and Beverly Carpenter. He moved to California in 1955 and came to Ada in 1963. He graduated from Ada High School in 1972 and attended Okmulgee Tech.

In 1973, Mr. Carpenter went to work for Solo Cup Co. and was currently a supervisor. He was a member of Southwest Church of Christ.

He married Karen Marie Elkins Oct. 6, 1978.

Survivors include his wife, Karen Carpenter, of the home; four daughters, Kierra Edgar and husband Jeffrey, Fort Worth, Texas, Kallie D'Aguanno and husband John, Stonewall, Kisha Hodges and husband, Justin, Tupelo, and Megan Whelchel, Blanchard; one son, Chance Kelley, Conroe, Texas; mother and stepfather, Beverly and Bob Steele, Ada; two grandchildren, Breonna D'Aguanno, Stonewall, and Kenneth Hodges, Tupelo; three sisters, Linda Kelley, Norman, Patricia Morris and husband David, Germany, and Brenda Williams and husband Ron, Moore; three stepsisters, Bobbie Phillips and husband Allen, Tulsa, Brenda Roberts and husband Don, Sherman, Texas, and Cindy Brown and husband Robert, Latta.

He was preceded in death by his father, Kenneth Carpenter Sr., and a sister, Donna Pauline Carpenter.

Bearers will be Nick "Junior" Diaz, Benny Bench, David Bates, Bryant James, Jerry Norman and Philip Morris.

Honorary bearers are Rodney Meeks, Danny Harmon, Sonny Selph, Sid Smith and Joe Reeves.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

LEON F. GARRETT

ADA � Services for Leon Foster Garrett, 83, Ada, are 10 a.m. Monday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, Floyd Kaiser officiating. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mr. Garrett died Thursday, May 6, 2004, at an Oklahoma City hospital. He was born Jan. 10, 1921, at Center to John Pluto and Rae Lanham Garrett. He attended Center Elementary School and graduated from Vanoss High School.

He married Modena Ricketts Dec. 9, 1941, in Gaar Corner.

He was a meter man for Mobil Oil Co., formerly Magnolia Oil Co., retiring in 1982 with more than 31 years of service.

He was a member of Southwest Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife, Modena Garrett, of the home; two daughters, Cheryl Williamson, Houston, Texas, and Penny Andrews and husband Pat, San Antonio, Texas; brother, O. D. Garrett and wife Thelma, Ada; three grandchildren, Shanna Herbert and husband Brian, Dodge City, Kan., Sean Andrews and wife Leigh, San Antonio, and Sheri Boggess and husband Sean, Phoenix, Ariz.; five great-grandchildren, Brianna Herbert, Marissa Herbert, Kaden Herbert, Garrett Andrews and Lauren Andrews.

Bearers are Keith Nail, Lewis Winters, Don Blankenship, Eugene Cannon, Brent Love and Bruce Dennis.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

WAYNE CHAMBERS

OKLAHOMA CITY � Graveside services for Earl Wayne Chambers, 63, Oklahoma City, formerly Ada, are 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Franks Cemetery.

He died May 7, 2004, at an Oklahoma City hospital.

Criswell Funeral Home

HAPPY McINNIS

COALGATE � Services for Claud R. "Happy" McInnis, 59, Coalgate, are 2 p.m. Thursday at Brown's Funeral Chapel. Burial follows at Coalgate City Cemetery.

He died May 10, 2004, at his home.

Brown's Funeral Service

KENNETH PENNINGTON

WAPANUCKA � Graveside services for Kenneth Wayne Pennington, 56, Wapanucka, are 11 a.m. Friday at Wells Valley Cemetery near Bromide. Military honors will be provided by the Veterans of Foreign War Post 4869 and the American Legion Post 164, both of Tishomingo.

Mr. Pennington died May 11, 2004, at Coleman. He was born May 13, 1947, at Madill to J.T. and Betty Baker Pennington. He graduated high school in Wapanucka and later attended East Central University, Ada, and Murray State College, Tishomingo.

He served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam conflict and following his honorable discharge, he married Janie Sandusky June 27, 1976, at Denison.

He was a long-time resident of Johnston County and was employed at Lattimore Concrete Co. as a heavy equipment operator.

Mr. Pennington was preceded in death by his father.

Survivors include his wife Janie, of the home; two daughters, Shasta Ferris, Bromide, and Amy Wilson, Edmond; a son, Alex Pennington, Tulsa; two sisters, Linda Ryan, Oktaha, and Ann Taylor, Tulsa; and a grandson.

Clark Funeral Service, Tishomingo

BOBBY STOLIBY

OKLAHOMA CITY � Graveside services for Bobby Jay Stoliby, 51, Oklahoma City, are 2 p.m. Thursday at Byars Cemetery, Byars.

He died May 9, 2004.

Clagg Funeral Home, Sulphur

BLANCHE TRAMMELL

ALLEN � Graveside Services for Blanche Farris Trammell, 97, Allen, are 10 a.m. Thursday at Citra Cemetery.

Mrs. Trammell died May 11, 2004, at a local hospital. She was born Feb. 7, 1907, at Gerty, Indian Territory, to Oscar and Ida Gatewood Farris. She attended school in Gerty, and then moved to Louisiana for 40 years. She moved back to Allen following the death of her husband.

She and Travis Ira Trammell Sr. were married Jan. 11, 1932, in Oklahoma City. He died Nov. 22, 1973, in Louisiana.

Mrs. Trammell was a homemaker and a member of the Order of Eastern Star and First Baptist Church since 1976.

She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers and four sisters.

Survivors include a son, Travis Ira Trammell Jr. and wife Melissa, Campti, La.; a daughter, Debbie Murphy and husband Kevin, Montgomery, Ala.; four grandsons, Joseph Shane Anderson, James Chadwick Anderson, Travis Ira Trammell III and Richard Land Trammell; a great-grandchild, James Camden Anderson; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; and friends at the Allen Nutrition Center.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

LARRY HENRY

STONEWALL � Graveside services for Larry Wade Henry, 61, Stonewall, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Highland Cemetery. Chickasaw Honor Guard will conduct military honors.

Mr. Henry died May 7, 2004, at his home in Oklahoma City. He was born Oct. 22, 1942, at Ada to Frank Osbin and Alma Katherine Scribner Henry. He lived most of his life in this area, attending school at Stonewall and graduating from high school at Haskell.

Mr. Henry served in the U. S. Army during the Vietnam era and retired from the military.

Survivors include four sons, Larry Wade Henry Jr., Johnny Henry, Joseph Henry and wife Christine and Jimmy Frank Henry; a daughter, Bonnie Henry and husband Reza Memar; three sisters, Lynn Worcester, Ada, Hope Scott, Lawton, and Mary Miller, Arizona; four brothers, Michael Henry, Manasses, Va., Richard Henry, Galey, John Henry, Broken Arrow, and Terry Henry, Huntsville, Ala.; and five grandchildren, Dory Memar, Mo Memar, Richard Henry, Paige Henry and Washee Henry.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

HAPPY McGINNIS

COALGATE � Services for Claude Ray "Happy" McGinnis Jr., 59, Coalgate, are pending with Brown's Funeral Service.

He died May 10, 2004.

AVIS PARNELL

ADA � Services for Avis L. Parnell, 88, Ada, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, Dr. George Warren officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mrs. Parnell died May 9, 2004, at her home. She was born April 2, 1916, at Calumet to Charles David and Myrtle Wheeler Cox.

Following the death of her mother in 1920, she lived with her aunt, Anna Knudson, of Gracemont. She graduated from El Reno High School in 1934 and from O.C.W. Girls School, Chickasha in 1941 with a bachelor of science degree in home economics.

She taught school in the western part of Oklahoma for five years and then attended Colorado A&M where she obtained a master's degree. She also taught in the Houston, Texas, school system, retiring in 1975.

She and R.B. Parnell were married Aug. 27, 1946, at Calument. He died Dec. 28, 1994.

Mrs. Parnell was a member of the Pontotoc Teacher's Association, CEC, AAUW and Ada Council of Garden Clubs.

She was preceded in death by two sisters.

Survivors include three nieces, Corinne Schwandt, Ada, Myrtle Sykes, Chickasha and Juanita Muller, Carney, Neb.; and 14 great-nieces and nephews.

Bearers are Lloyd Briggs, Kenneth Murphy, Ira Little, Neal Beasley, Andy Hood and Floyd Gurley.

Criswell Funeral Home

EFFIE SCOTT

STONEWALL � Services for Effie L. Scott, 96, Stonewall, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home.

She died May 11, 2004, at a local nursing facility.

LULA WARREN

DAVIS � Services for Lula Belle Warren, 78, Davis, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at East Main Church of Christ. Burial follows at Greenhill Cemetery.

She died May 9, 2004, at Sulphur.

Fox Funeral Home

JOE BAKER 
ADA � Services for Joe Marlin Baker, 65, Ada, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Abundant Life Tabernacle, the Rev. George Carson and Captain Jeff Daniel officiating. Burial follows at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mr. Baker died May 8, 2004, southwest of Ada. He was born March 17, 1939, at Ada to Harvey W. and Thelma Rose Baker. He graduated from Ada High School and the Oklahoma City School of Refrigeration. He lived in Ada most of his life.

He and Colleen Williams were married June 13, 1959, at Latta.

Mr. Baker was employed at Owens-Brockway Glass Co., Ada, for 32 years and Anchor Glass, Henryetta, for seven years, retiring in 1999.

He was a member of Abundant Life Tabernacle where he served as Sunday school teacher and musician. He was an active volunteer for the Salvation Army and had recently completed training for disaster management. He was a licensed solo pilot for ten years and was currently a member of the Ada Amateur Radio Club. He was also a past member of the Army National Guard, serving as an MP for eight years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harvey and Thelma Baker.

Survivors include his wife, Colleen Baker, of the home; a son, Brian Joe Baker, Ada; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Don and Cathy Williams, Ada; and uncle and aunt, Foy and Jo Rose, Midwest City.

Bearers are Jim Jackson, Ken P. Hobbs, Larry Jones, Charles Eiter, Sam Jewell and Robert Hall.

Criswell Funeral Home

RED GORE

ADA � Services for John Henry "Red" Gore, 66, Ada, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Carl Hayes officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mr. Gore died May 8, 2004, at a local hospital. He was born Aug. 30, 1937, at Allen to Henry Kenneth and Ollie May Peek Gore. He lived in this area all his life.

Mr. Gore was a carpenter until his retirement. He was also a guitarist and vocalist and was in charge of the Senior Citizens Dances at the Irving school.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Hoover Gore and Melvin Gore.

Survivors include his companion, Wanda Faye Haley, of the home; eight sons, Donald Gore, Richard Gore, both of Ada, Glen Gore, McAlester, Kevin Gore, Stonewall, Johnny Henderson, Missouri, Billy Gore, Dover, Darvin Gore, Shawnee and Justin Gore, Granite; six daughters, Connie Mann, Johnna Crewse, Ruby Howell and Katrina Gore, all of Ada, Brenda Henderson, Missouri, Ollie Maple, Moore; three sisters, Midge Buchanan, Oklahoma City, Ellen Shirley, Ada, and Juanita Carnell, Pauls Valley; three brothers, Darvin Gore, Oklahoma City, Billy Gore, Ada and Jim Gore, Shawnee; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Bearers are grandsons, Danny Gore, Shannon Gore, Jason Crewse, Jeremy Crewse, Dustin Stein, Ryan Gore and Bronson Gore.

Honorary bearers are twelve grandsons.

Criswell Funeral Home

JODY HOLDER

DAVIS � Services for Jody Paul Holder, 45, Davis, are 2 p.m. Saturday at Fox Funeral Home Chapel. Burial follows at Greenhill Cemetery.

He died May 9, 204.

Fox Funeral Home

DIANA PEREZ

HOLDENVILLE � Services for Diana Perez, 61, Holdenville, are pending with Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home.

She died May 13, 2004.

EFFIE L. SCOTT

STONEWALL � Services for Effie Lou Scott, 96, Stonewall, are 2 p.m. Friday at Stonewall First Baptist Church, the Revs. Randall Christy and Ray Moffeit officiating. Burial follows at Highland Cemetery.

Mrs. Scott died May 11, 2004, at a local nursing facility. She was born Nov. 4, 1907 at Conway, Indian Territory, to John Wesley and Ruby Adams Murphy. She lived in this area all of her life, attending schools at Union Valley and Stonewall and graduating from Horace Mann High School.

She and Herman �Mick� Scott were married Feb. 16, 1929, at Roff. He died Feb. 12, 1991.

Mrs. Scott was a cook for the Union Valley and Stonewall schools, retiring with more than 25 years of service. She was also a founding member of the Union Valley First Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by a son, Jimmie Scott; a great-grandson, Jared Benson; three sisters, Myrtle Burns, Alta Adams, Esta Lee Scot; and two brothers, Bedford Forrest �Bud� Murphy and Adolphus Morris �Ballie� Murphy.

Survivors include two sons, Bruce Scott and wife June, Stonewall, and Gerald Scott and wife Christine, Harrisonville, Mo.; two daughters, Judy Johnson and husband Ron, Arlington, Texas, and Mary Beth Hunsucker and husband Glenn, Oklahoma City; three brothers, Sam Murphy, Tulsa, John W. Murphy and Horace E. Murphy, both of Ada; grandsons, David Scott and wife, Julie, Mark Hunzaker and wife Susan, Glen Scott, Steve Scott and wife Jane, and Keith Scott and wife Susan; granddaughters, Elaine Benson and husband Kevin, Jeanne Teel and husband Terry Don, and Scotti Johnson and husband Rolando Ramirez; great-grandchildren, Greg Scott, Bryan Scott, Nathan Hunzaker, Rebecca Scott, Brooke Heather Scott, Jacob Scott, Michelle Hunzaker, Victoria Ferdinand, Cason Teel, Kristin Benson, Kacy Benson, Sarah Elizabeth Scott and Ronnie Raquel Ramirez.

Bearers are grandsons, David Scott, Mark Hunzaker, Glen Scott, Steve Scott, Keith Scott, and great grandson, Greg Scott.

Honorary bearers are Bob Langley, Mark Walls, Bill Newport and Dean Stephens.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

FREDERICK E. LUNDGAARD

ADA � Services for Frederick E. Lundgaard, 87, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home.

He died May 13, 2004, at his home.

WINIFRED McCAULEY

ADA � Services for Winifred Aleene McCauley, 85, Ada, are 10 a.m. Friday at First Christian Church, the Rev. Barry Worcester officiating. Burial follows at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mrs. McCauley died May 12, 2004, at Ada. She was born Sept. 19, 1918, at Ada to William Davis and Gussie Blanche Medlock Cummings.

She attended more than two years of business courses at East Central Teacher�s College. She was a secretary/bookkeeper for 20 years at the McBride Clinic and later for a number of years at Imperial Mud Company.

She and Clarence Richard McCauley were married Jan. 8, 1939, at Knox. He died April 27, 1985, at Ada.

Mrs. McCauley was a member of the First Christian Church�s Wimodausis Guild for many years and had also belonged to the Veterans of Foreign War Ladies Auxiliary since World War II. She joined the National Secretaries Association, later known as Business and Professional Women, in the mid-1940s and remained active into the 1980s.

She also belonged at various times to the Ada Historical Society and the Ada Writers Club, and has volunteered at the Ada Public Library�s Literacy Program and the Chickasaw Nation�s Library. She was affiliated with First Christian Church.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. McCauley was preceded in death by two infant daughters, born 1939 and 1940; her parents; and brothers James Davis Cummings and William Jackson Cummings.

Survivors include a daughter, Sandra Kay Morris and husband Prestley Dean, Dallas, Texas; a sister, Mary Jane Crossland, Pleasanton, Calif.; and a brother, John Thomas Cummings.

Smith-Phillips Funeral Home

CLIFFORD JAQUESS

IRVING, Texas � Services for Clifford Burlyn Jaquess, 93, Irving, formerly Ada, Okla., are 2 p.m. Thursday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, Ada, the Rev. David Sutton officiating. Burial follows at Swan Hill Cemetery, Ada.

Mr. Jaquess died May 10, 2004, at his home in Irving. He was born March 12, 1911, near Willis, Okla., to Wilburn and Emma Cowen Jaquess. He attended Littlefield High School.

He and Hazel Henrietta Hanks were married in 1934.She died Feb. 14, 2002.

Mr. Jaquess was a builder, investor and farmer in the Littlefield area, and was a member of the First Baptist Church, Littlefield.

He and his wife retired to Ada in 1975 and moved to Irving in April 1999.

He was preceded in death by a son, Ronald Jaquess, Oct. 8, 1961; brothers, Hack Jaquess, Royce Jaquess, Rex Jaquess, Cory Jaquess, Curtis Jaquess and Gerald Jaquess; and a sister, Pearl Brandon.

Survivors include two sons, Bill Jaquess, Irving, and Lloyd Jaquess, Littlefield; a daughter, Jean Eddy, Irving; a brother, Travis Jaquess, Lubbock; 10 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and a great- great-grandchild.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

GUSSIE MCKINZIE

ADA � Services for Gussie Douglas McKinzie, 77, Ada, are 11 a.m. Saturday at Reaper Baptist Church, the Rev. Freddie Clark Jr. officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mrs. McKinzie died May 9, 2004, at a local hospital. She was born July 20, 1926, at Maxwell to Willie and Johnnie Mae Brown Seals. She attended school at Maxwell and Napier, and lived in the Ada area all her life.

She and Marshall McKinzie were married July 20, 1945, at Ada. He died May 21, 1996, at Ada.

Mrs. McKinzie was a custodian at East Central University and retired after 20 years of service. She was a member of Reaper Baptist Church where she served on the board of trustees, usher board, church choir, missionary society and love ministry.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Willie and Johnnie Seals; two brothers, Calvin Seals and Curtis Seals; and three great-grandchildren.

Survivors include a daughter, Betty Weaver and husband Eddie, Ada; a sister, Bertha Seals, Oklahoma City; five brothers, Raymond Seals and wife Doretha, Spencer, Elie Seals, Walter Seals, both of Ada, Doug Seals, Lawton, and Willie Seals Jr. and wife Helen, Pauls Valley; two grandsons, Michael Rogers and Craig Rogers, of the home; four granddaughters, Tina Rogers, Carmen Weaver and Pamelia Weaver, all of Ada, and LaShawn Gallimore and husband Bill, Mesquite, Texas; 15 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Bearers are Paul Watson, Dermey Washington, Tony Jeffers, Harvey Gray, Billy Blue Jr., Steven Seals and Jeffery Seals.

Criswell Funeral Home

EFFIE L. SCOTT

STONEWALL � Services for Effie Lou Scott, 96, Stonewall, are 2 p.m. Friday at Stonewall First Baptist Church, the Revs. Randall Christy and Ray Moffeit officiating. Burial follows at Highland Cemetery.

Mrs. Scott died May 11, 2004, at a local nursing facility. She was born Nov. 4, 1907, at Conway, Indian Territory, to John Wesley and Ruby Adams Murphy. She lived in this area all of her life, attending schools in Union Valley and Stonewall and graduating from Horace Mann High School.

She and Herman �Mick� Scott were married Feb. 16, 1929, at Roff. He died Feb. 12, 1991.

Mrs. Scott was a cook for Union Valley and Stonewall schools, retiring with more than 25 years of service. She was also a founding member of the Union Valley First Baptist Church.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Jimmie Scott; a great-grandson, Jared Benson; three sisters, Myrtle Burns, Alta Adams and Esta Lee Scott; and two brothers, Bedford Forrest �Bud� Murphy and Adolphus Morris �Ballie� Murphy.

Survivors include two sons, Bruce Scott and wife June, Stonewall, and Gerald Scott and wife Christine, Harrisonville, Mo.; two daughters, Judy Johnson and husband Ron, Arlington, Texas, and Mary Beth Hunsucker and husband Glenn, Oklahoma City; three brothers, Sam Murphy, Tulsa, John W. Murphy and Horace E. Murphy, both of Ada; grandsons, David Scott and wife, Julie, Mark Hunzaker and wife Susan, Keith Scott and wife Susan and Glen Scott; granddaughters, Elaine Benson and husband Kevin, Jeanne Teel and husband Terry Don, and Scotti Johnson and husband Rolando Ramirez; great-grandchildren, Greg Scott, Bryan Scott, Nathan Hunzaker, Rebecca Scott, Brooke Heather Scott, Jacob Scott, Michelle Hunzaker, Victoria Ferdinand, Cason Teel, Kristin Benson, Kacy Benson, Sarah Elizabeth Scott and Ronnie Raquel Ramirez.

Bearers are grandsons, David Scott, Mark Hunzaker, Glen Scott, Steve Scott, Keith Scott, and great-grandson, Greg Scott.

Honorary bearers are Bob Langley, Mark Walls, Bill Newport and Dean Stephens.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

CLIFFORD JAQUESS

IRVING, Texas � Services for Clifford Burlyn Jaquess, 93, Irving, are 2 p.m. Thursday at Criswell Funeral Home, Ada, Okla. Visitation is today from 6-8 p.m. at Brown's Memorial Funeral Home, Irving.

Mr. Jaquess died May 10, 2004, at his home. He was born March 12, 1911, near Willis, Okla., to Wilburn and Emma Cowen Jaquess. He attended Littlefield High School, Littlefield.

He and Hazel Henrietta Hanks were married in 1934. She died Feb. 14, 2002.

Mr. Jaquess was a builder and investor, and farmed in Littlefield. He and his wife returned to Ada in 1975 prior to moving to Irving in April 1999.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by a son Ronald, Oct. 8, 1961; five brothers, Hack, Royce, Rex, Curtis and Gerald; and a sister, Pearl Brandon.

Survivors include three children, Bill Jaquess, Jean Eddy, both of Irving, and Lloyd Jaquess, Littlefield; a brother, Travis Jaquess, Lubbock; 10 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

Brown's Memorial Funeral Home

RETHA ARTHUR

STILWELL � Services for Retha Dell Arthur, 80, Stilwell, are 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Hudson-Phillips Funeral Chapel, Holdenville. Burial follows at Lamar Cemetery, Lamar.

She died May 9, 2004.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville

BOB SHORTES

ADA � Services for Robert Henry �Bob� Shortes, 71, Ada, are 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Covenant Cumberland Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Linda Snelling will officiate. Burial will follow at Swan Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. today at Criswell Funeral Home.

Mr. Shortes died May 16, 2004, at his home. He was born March 17, 1933, in Duncan to Coy and Violet Hardin Shortes. He and his family moved to Ada when he was 4 years old from Marlow, Okla. He attended Horace Mann and graduated from Latta High School. He attended the University of Oklahoma and East Central University and was a member of the R.O.T.C.

Mr. Shortes owned and operated C & L Drilling and Well Service since 1970. He retired in 1993.

He married Loretta F. Lawson July 11, 1952, in Ada. He was an active member of Covenant Cumberland Presbyterian Church for 50 years. He served on the board of directors of the First National Bank for 20 years and he served in the U. S. Navy from April 15, 1952, until February 20, 1954, aboard the cruiser ship U.S.S. Quincy.

Survivors include his wife, Loretta F. �Weta� Shortes, of the home; two daughters, Debra Strong and husband Roger, Ada, and Kim Brashear and husband Maurice, Ada; four grandchildren, Jeremy Strong and wife Mika, Oklahoma City, Robin Baber and husband Heath, Ada; Brandi Holloway and husband Brad, Ada and Brynna Brashear, Ada; two great grandchildren, Hailey Baber, and Gehrig Strong; nephew and caregiver, Jeff Martin; niece, Doris Taylor and many other nieces and nephews; and longtime friend, Marie Collins. He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Doris Cass and brother, J. C. Shortes, Jr.

Bearers will be Randy Davidson, Henry Katz, Alfred Katz, Gerald Current, Elmer Gerth, Bob Waller, and Keith Hildreth.

The family says those who wish may make memorials to the church building fund of Convenant Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1718 Latta Road, Ada, OK 74820.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

CAROLYN YOUNG

ADA � Services for Carolyn Sue Young, 61, Ada, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Central Church of Christ, Bud Ross and Scott Young will officiate. Burial will follow at Swan Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Young died Sunday, May 16, 2004, at her home. She was born Oct. 10, 1942, at Altus to Tillman and Mary Chapman Roberts. She graduated from Martha High School. She came to this area in 1972 from Altus.

She married Elmer Lee Young Dec. 31, 1972, in Pontotoc. Mrs. Young was a member of Central Church of Christ and a member of the Ada Hobo�s Club. For the past four years, she was the secretary for Healthcare Innovations.

Survivors include her husband, Lee Young, of the home; three daughters, Cindy Glover and husband Terry, Ada, Pam Williamson and husband Steve, Ada, and Christie Birchfield and husband Dale, Antlers; one son, Michael Young and wife Mandy, Cheyenne, Wyo.; one brother, Bobby Roberts and wife Sharon, El Reno; six grandchildren, Tiffany Schoons, Jason Christian and Beau Christian, April Williamson and Autumn Williamson and Carleigh Crowley; and one great grandson, Camren Christian.

Bearers will be Ernie Sheppard, Tom Jackson, Ben Walker, Ron Milner, Chris Feiler and Dr. Jerry Morgan.

The family says those who wish may make memorials to the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation for Heart Disease, 825 NE 13th, Oklahoma City, OK 73104.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

FRED E. LUNDGAARD

ESCANABA, Mich. � Services for Frederick Elmer Lundgaard, 87, Ada, are 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Ann�s Catholic Church, Escanaba.

Mr. Lundgaard died May 13, 2004, at his home. He was born Aug. 26, 1916, at Escanaba to August A. and Grace Shirk Lundgaard. He attended school in Cornell, and Escanaba, and moved to Ada, Okla., in September 1970 from Antigo, Wis.

He was a salesman for Bird�s Eye Veneer for 30 years and had also worked at Trader Mills, Ada. He served in the U. S. Marine Corps from 1934-1938 and was a member of the Expeditionary Force in China from Aug. 2, 1935, until Nov. 8, 1937. He participated in the defense of the International Settlement, Shanghia, China, during the Sino-Japanese engagements from Sept.19 through Nov. 8, 1937.

Mr. Lundgaard reenlisted Dec. 11, 1942, serving until May 24, 1946. He participated in the Occupation of China from Oct. 10, 1945, until Feb. 9, 1946. He was a member of the American Legion.

He and Catherine Harvey were married June 14, 1947.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Neal Lundgaard and Louis Lundgaard.

Survivors include his wife, Catherine, of the home; a daughter, Kay Vaughan, Oklahoma City, Okla.; two sons, Jim Lundgaard and wife Jill, Green Bay, Wis., and Fred Lundgaard and wife Mary, Detroit; a sister, Mary Schmidt and husband Ed, Indianapolis, Ind.; a brother, Robert Lundgaard and wife Betty, Indianapolis; eight grandchildren, Aaron Lundgaard, Jessica Lundgaard, Greta Lundgaard, Mitch Lundgaard, Meghan Murphy, Heather Vaughan, Vance Vaughan and Jay Deuster; and two great -grandchildren, Grace and Claire Murphy.

Bearers are Aaron Lundgaard, Jay Deuster, Mitch Lundgaard, Vance Vaughan and Dennis Murphy.

The family says those who wish may make memorials to Muscular Dystrophy Association, 5601 NW 72nd, Suite 124, Oklahoma City, OK 73132-5903.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

ORLAN PRICE

SULPHUR � Graveside services for Orlan �Sonny� Price, 69, Sulphur, are 10 a.m. Monday at Oaklawn Cemetery.

He died May 14, 2004, at Ardmore.

Cowley-Krien Funeral Home

JOSHUA WATERS

KANSAS CITY, Mo. � Services for Joshua Wayne Waters, 49, Kansas City, are 1 p.m. Wednesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, Lawrence, Kan. The family will receive friends Wednesday following the service.

Mr. Waters died May 14, 2004, at Blue Springs. He was born Nov. 24, 1961, at Ada, Okla., to Earl and Dee Anne York Waters.

He graduated from Lawrence High School in 1980 and also attended Centennial Grade School and Central Junior High in Lawrence.

He was co-owner of Contractors State License School in Los Angeles, Calif., prior to relocating to Kansas City in December 2003.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Jacob Water, Oct. 10, 2001.

Survivors include his parents, Earl and Dee Ann Waters, Lawrence; a brother, Abe Waters, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

The family says those who wish may make memorials to Lawrence Community Theatre or Lawrence Humane Society, c/o Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1260, Lawrence, KS 68044-6260.

Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, Lawrence

LOUIE MULLINS

KONAWA � Services for Louie Edward Mullins, 75, Konawa, are 2 p.m. Monday at Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Chapel, Ed George officiating. Burial follws at Vamoosa Cemetery.

Mr. Mullins died May 14, 2004, at an Ada hospital. He was born Oct. 4, 1928, at Prue to Benjamin Franklin and Claudia Elizabeth Garrison Mullins. He lived in the Konawa area all of his life.

He and Lula Mae Heard were married March 15, 1952, at Van Buren, Ark.

Mr. Mullins was a retired state inspector for cattle disease. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, ranking as private first class, and was a member of the Masonic Lodge.

He was preceded in death by his parents; four sisters, Betty Jo Ramsey, Molly Hill, Alma Green and Leona Bley; and two brothers, W.J. Mullins and Sonny Mullins.

Survivors include his wife, Mae Mullins, of the home; three sons, Rickie Don Mullins, Roland Edward Mullins, both of Konawa, and Steve Allen Mullins, Sasakwa; a daughter, Debbie Kay Kuestersteffen, Konawa;a brother, Benny Don Mullins, Colorado; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Bearers are Zeb Kuestersteffen, Paul Gilber, Darren Oliphant, Lee Mullins, Ricky Mullins Jr., and Gary Campbell.

Honorary bearers are Henry Streater, Jessie Blackburn, Jim Kinsey, B.J. Walton, Chuck Hooper, Buddy Womack and Tony Kuestersteffen.

Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home

MARTIN HAYES

SULPHUR � Services for Martin H. Hayes, 89, Lindsay, are 2 p.m. Monday at Vinita Avenue Church of Christ. Burial follows at Oaklawn Cemetery at Sulphur.

He died Friday at Lindsay.

Clagg Funeral Home

WINNIE DUDLEY

DENTON, Texas � Services for Winnie Dudley, 81, Denton, Texas, formerly of Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home.

Mrs. Dudley died Saturday, May 15, 2004 at a Denton nursing home.

LORETTA HOLTMAN

ADA � Services for Loretta Rae Holtman, 59, Ada, are 4 p.m. Monday at Sasakwa Assembly of God, the Rev. Wesley Martin officiating. Burial will follow at Vamoosa Cemetery.

Mrs. Holtman died May 14, 2004, at and Oklahoma City hospital. She was born April 5, 1945, at San Diego, Calif., to Lanis Ray and Molly JaDean Howe Barnes.

She attended school at Amarillo High School. She was a longtime resident of Ada and was a homemaker. She attended Assembly of God Church at Sasakwa.

She married Weylon Holtman Nov. 24, 1964, at Pampa, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Survivors include her husband, Weylon Holtman, of the home; two sons, John Ray Gower, Pauls Valley, and Weylon H. Holtman Jr., Ada; three daughters, Lesia McNutt and Pamela Holtman, both of Ada, and Charlotte Roulston, Sasakwa; three brothers, Dewayne Barnes, Paradise, Calif., Jerry Johnson, Sacramento, Calif., and Billy Ray Barnes, Amarillo, Texas; three sisters, Shelly Ruth Hulen, Lawton, Trudy Haga, California, and Debbie Taylor, Colorado; and nine grandchildren.

Bearers are Monty Durham, Jimmy Durham, Marty Durham, Greg Durham, Robert House and Robert Choate. Honorary bearers are Jeremy Cargill and Wade House.

Smith-Phillips Funeral Home

JESSIE GINNIS

ADA � Services for Jessie Loyd Ginnis, 59, Ada, are 2 p.m. Monday at the Unity Missionary Baptist Church, Rev. Rick King will officiate. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mr. Ginnis died Friday, May 14, 2004, at a local hospital. He was born June 16, 1944, at Sapulpa, Okla. to Frank and Mildred Lavada Bullock Ginnis. He lived most of his life in this area. He attended Irving, Ada Jr. High and Byng schools.

Mr. Ginnis was employed with Ada Cab Company. He also worked for the city of Ada.

He was a member of Unity Missionary Baptist Church for 28 years and was a member of �The Clubhouse� support group. Mr. Ginnis served in the National Guard.

He was preceded in death by his father, Frank Ginnis.

Survivors include his mother, Mildred Ginnis, of the home; three sisters, Alice �Jeanette� Hutchings and husband Bob, Stewart, British Columbia, Canada, Dolly Janice Vowell and husband Dave, Winchester, Calif., and Judy Elane Pannell, Denison, Texas; a brother, Jimmie E. Ginnis, Ada; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Bearers are Shon Ginnis, Steve Kaniatobe, Larry Huffman, Keith Gurley and Chris Derrick.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

VERDA MORGAN

IRVING, Texas � Services for Verda Lucile Morgan, 91, Irving, formerly of Ada, Okla., are 10 a.m. Saturday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, Ada, the Revs. Kenneth Elkins and Joe Dixon officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mrs. Morgan died May 19, 2004, at her home. She was born July 21, 1912, at Allen, Okla., to Nell and Minnie Earnest Johnson. She attended Lawrence Grade School, Horace Mann, graduated from Fitzhugh High School and East Central College. She was a homemaker and a member of Oak Avenue Baptist Church.

She and Clyde Claxton Morgan were married Sept. 21, 1937, at Lawrence, Okla. He died Jan. 9, 1994, at Ada.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Morgan was preceded in death by a daughter, Beverly Nell Morgan Hart.

Survivors include a sister, Verniece Lucas, Tulsa; three grandchildren, Cynthia S. Hart Callentine, John D. Hart and Sharon K. Hart Felty; eight great-grandchildren, Chris Adams, Ricky and Mathew Callentine, Jamie, Mary and Elizabeth Hart, David and Brent Felty; and a son-in-law, Jim Hart.

Bearers are Farrell Rhoads, Phillip Briggs, Jay Dee Thys, Jack Stark, Michael Whitson and Dwight Hart.

Criswell Funeral Home

BETH HENRY

ADA � Graveside services for Mattie Beth Henry, 84, Ada, are 11 a.m. Saturday at Memorial Park Cemetery, Floyd Kaiser officiating. The family will receive friends from 6-7 p.m. today at Criswell Funeral Home.

Mrs. Henry died May 20, 2004, at her home. She was born April 22, 1920, at Waldron, Ark., to Ralph and Lucille Beasly Fuller. She came to this area in the 1930s from Tulsa where she attended grade school. She graduated from Ada High School in 1938.

She and Julian �Big� Henry were married Aug. 14, 1940.

Mrs. Henry owned and operated Beth�s Baby Land Store from 1969 until 1982. She was a longtime member of Southwest Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by a son, Dane Henry, July 27, 2001.

Survivors include her husband, Julian �Big� Henry, of the home; two granddaughters, Lisa Nicole Henry and Jennifer L. Weise, both of Lake Jackson, Texas; a sister, Lorene Fuller, Ada; a daughter-in-law, Debbee Henry, Lake Jackson; and several nieces and nephews.

Honorary bearers are Pat Mitchell, Dale Snow, Don Butler and Burl Webb.

Criswell Funeral Home

JOEL TRIBBLE

TISHOMINGO � Services for Joel Brian Tribble, 48, Tishomingo, are pending with Campbell-Watts Funeral Home.

He died May 19, 2004, at Tishomingo.

MARY ABELLI

ADA � Services for Mary Ellen Abelli, 80, Ada, are pending with Smith-Phillips Funeral Home.

She died May 20, 2004, at an Ada hospital.

DAVID WAGGONER

ARDMORE � Services for David Mark Waggoner, 50, Ardmore, are 2 p.m. Friday at Cowley-Krien Funeral Home, Sulphur. Burial follows at Oaklawn Cemetery, Sulphur.

He died May 19, 2004, at Ardmore.

Cowley-Krien Funeral Home

BETH HENRY

ADA � Services for Mattie B. Henry, 84, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home.

She died May 20, 2004, at her home.

VERDA MORGAN

IRVING, Texas � Services for Verda Lucile Morgan, 91, Irving, formerly of Ada, Okla., are pending with Criswell Funeral Home, Ada.

PAUL LAYTON

TISHOMINGO � Services for Paul Layton, 41, Tishomingo, are 10 a.m. Thursday at Campbell-Watts Funeral Home Chapel. Burial follows at Shay Cemetery, Kingston.

He died May 17, 2004, at Durant.

Campbell-Watts Funeral Home

CAROLYN YOUNG

ADA � Services for Carolyn Sue Young, 61, Ada, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Central Church of Christ, Bud Ross and Scott Young officiating. Burial follows at Swan Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Young died May 16, 2004, at her home. She was born Oct.10, 1942, at Altus to Tillman and Mary Chapman Roberts. She was a graduate of Martha High School and came to this area in 1972 from Altus

She and Elmer Lee Young were married Dec. 31, 1972 , at Pontotoc.

Mrs. Young was a member of Central Church of Christ and the Ada Hobo�s Club, and for the past four years had served as secretary for Healthcare Innovations.

Survivors include her husband, Lee Young, of the home; three daughters, Cindy Glover and husband Terry, Pam Williamson and husband Steve, all of Ada and Christie Birchfield and husband Dale, Antlers; a son, Michael Young and wife Mandy, Cheyenne, Wyo.; a brother, Bobby Roberts and wife Sharon, El Reno; an aunt, Vera Mae Chapman, Tulsa; six grandchildren, Tiffany Schons, Jason Christian and Beau Christian, April Williamson and Autumn Williamson and Carleigh Crowley; and a great-grandson, Camren Christian.

Bearers are Ernie Sheppard, Tom Jackson, Ben Walker, Ron Milner, Chris Feiler and Dr. Jerry Morgan.

The family says those who wish may make memorials to the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation for Heart Disease, 825 NE 13th, Oklahoma City, OK 73104.

Criswell Funeral Home

OCEINA DOSS

DAVIS � Services for Oceina Norman Doss, 90, Davis, are 11 a.m. Thursday at the Church of Christ.

Burial follows at Oaklawn Cemetery, Wynnewood.

She died May 16, 2004, at a Sulphur hospital.

Krien Funeral Home

WINNIE DUDLEY

DENTON, Texas � Services for Winnie Pearl Lowther Dudley, 81, Denton, formerly of Ada are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Criswell Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in Asher.

Mrs. Dudley died Saturday, May 15, 2004 at a care center in Denton, Texas. She was born Aug. 3, 1922 in Asher to William and Elise Wood Lowther.

She married John Delbert Dudley on Oct. 27, 1939. He died Nov. 24, 1998.

Mrs. Dudley was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Wheeler, Texas, where she spent many years teaching children�s Sunday school. She also was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels.

Survivors include one son, William Dudley, Golden, Colo.; one daughter, Rose Mary Trevino, Denton, Texas; four grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, John D. Dudley, Jr.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

BILL EAVES

WAPANUCKA � Services for Bill Eaves, 88, Wapanucka, are 2 p.m. Wednesay at Wapanucka Church of God. Burial follows in Rose Hill Cemtery, Wapanucak.

Mr. Eaves died May 15, 2004, in Durant.

Brown�s Funeral Service, Atoka

ELMA LEE NIX

STONEWALL � Graveside services for Elma Lee Nix, 88, Pleasant Hill, East Jesse, Stonewall area, are 3 p.m. today at Swan Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Nix died Saturday, May 15, 2004, at a Durant nursing home. She was born March 2, 1916, at Pleasant Hill community, south of Stonewall to Jesse Frank and Lillie Alice Hough King. She lived all her life in this area, and graduated from Stonewall High School. She graduated from East Central University with a master�s degree in elementary education and home cconomics. She taught school in Eureka, and Pleasant Hill. She was later employed with the Department of Human Services in Coal County for 20 years.

She married James Melvin Nix on Dec. 24, 1939. He preceded her in death on May 2, 1998. She was a member of the Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church and the Stonewall Methodist Church. Mrs. Nix was a member of the Order of Eastern Star.

Survivors include two daughters, Janet Anderson, Stonewall and Jo Ann Nix, Littleton, Colo.; six grandchildren, Jeff Lee, Shelley Duncan, Jennifer Lee, Carrie Lee, Mandy Anderson and Charle Sutton; and three great grandchildren, Rhyle Sutton, Zoe Duncan and Anderson Duncan.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

KATHLEEN ROBISON

BYARS � Services for Kathleen Robison, 65, Byars, are 10 a.m. Monday at New Beginnings Church, the Rev. Richard Atzbach officiating. Burial follows at Byars Cemetery.

Mrs. Robison died May 21, 2004, at Ada. She was born Jan. 4, 1939, at Stratford to James B. and Main Dixon Stoliby.

She was a dietary worker for Jan Francis Nursing Home. She was a lifelong resident of the Byars-Stratford area. She was a member of New Beginnings Church.

She married Roy Eugene Robison in February 1964 at Gainesville, Texas. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Kim White; two sons, Darrell Latham and Ted Robison; and a grandson, Reace Robison.

Survivors include a son Tony R. Robison and wife Denise, Kennewic, Wash.; two daughters, Tena Jolley and husband Joe, Stratford, and Rhonda Mercer and husband Dustin, Mustang; a brother, Daniel Stoliby, Oklahoma City; a sister, Joan Reed, Byars; 13 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Pickard Funeral Home, Stratford

MARY ABELLI

ADA � Graveside services for Mary Ellen Abelli, 80, Ada, are 2 p.m. Monday at Vista Cemetery, Konawa, Floyd Kaiser officiating.

Mrs. Abelli died May 20, 2004, at a local hospital. She was born July 27, 1923, at Maud to Condy Monroe and Nora Elliott Dunagan.

She graduated from Vamoosa High School in 1943. She was a longtime resident of Ada and worked for many years as a unit secretary at Valley View Regional Hospital. She was a member of Southwest Church of Christ.

She married Armand Albert Abelli Aug. 4, 1947, at Concord, N.H. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her two brothers, Elmer Dunagan and Albert Dunagan.

Survivors include a son, Stephen Abelli, Ada; a daughter, Arianna Abelli, Burlington, Vt.; a brother, Fred Dunagan, Newcastle; a sister, Lois Shaw, Ada; four grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and many nieces and nephews.

Smith-Phillips Funeral Home

SUMMER BENTON

TISHOMINGO � Services for Summer Marie Benton, 7, Tishomingo, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at First Assembly of God Church. She died May 20, 2004, at Oklahoma City.

Campbell-Watts Funeral Home

MARGUERITE MILLER

BARTLESVILLE � Services for Marguerite Elizabeth �Bess� Conger Miller, 91, Bartlesville, formerly of Ada, are 3 p.m. Monday at First Christian Church. Burial follows at Memorial Park Cemetery.

She died May 20, 2004, at Bartlesville.

Arnold Moore Funeral Service

GILBERT PRIEST

NON � Services for Gilbert A. Priest, 91, Non, are 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Non Free Will Baptist Church, the Rev. Tim Dodson officiating. Burial follows at Non Cemetery.

Mr. Priest died May 21, 2004, at Norman. He was born Aug. 10, 1912, to Thomas A. and Florence Bankston Priest.

He was raised in the Non area and attended Non and Gerty schools. He moved to Ada in 1989 and moved to Noble earlier this year. He was a member of the REC board for 40 years. He also served on the Soil Conservation District Board, Farmers Home Administration Board and the ASC county committee.

He had been a member of Non Free Will Baptist Church for more than 80 years.

He married Demerril Turner in April 1935. She was killed in an accident soon after. He married Mable Shirley in April 1936 at Calvin. She died in 1987. He was also preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Florence Priest, and two brothers, Delmer Priest and Manuel Priest.

Survivors include a daughter, Pat Dodson and husband Gary, Norman; a son, Norm Priest and wife Pamela, Salt Lake City, Utah; five grandchildren, Melissa Priest, Park City, Utah, Kara Jensen and husband Jeff, Park City, Terrell Dodson and Trent Dodson, both of Oklahoma City, and Tim Dodson and wife Tiffani, Pearland, Texas; a great-grandchild, Alexis Jensen, Park City; a sister, Verna Shipman, Phoenix, Ariz.; and three brothers, Arlis Priest and wife Nadine and Elvis Priest and wife Rosemary, all of Phoenix, and Elzie Priest and wife Joann, Ada.

Bearers are Buddy Lawson, Tony Abney, Lloyd Joe Priest, Melvin Priest, Michael Priest and Mitchell Priest.

Honorary bearers are Millard Wainscott, Jackson Lawson and Leon Russell.

Donations may be made to Hillsdale Free Will Baptist Bible College, 3701 S. Interstate 35, Moore, OK 73129.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville

KATHLEEN ROBISON

BYARS � Services for Kathleen Robison, 65, Byars, are 10 a.m. Monday at New Beginnings Church, the Rev. Richard Atzbach officiating. Burial follows at Byars Cemetery.

Mrs. Robison died May 21, 2004, at Ada. She was born Jan. 4, 1939, at Stratford to James B. and Main Dixon Stoliby.

She was a dietary worker for Jan Francis Nursing Home. She was a lifelong resident of the Byars-Stratford area. She was a member of New Beginnings Church.

She married Roy Eugene Robison in February 1964 at Gainesville, Texas. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Kim White; two sons, Darrell Latham and Ted Robison; and a grandson, Reace Robison.

Survivors include a son Tony R. Robison and wife Denise, Kennewic, Wash.; two daughters, Tena Jolley and husband Joe, Stratford, and Rhonda Mercer and husband Dustin, Mustang; a brother, Daniel Stoliby, Oklahoma City; a sister, Joan Reed, Byars; 13 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Pickard Funeral Home, Stratford

JOEL TRIBBLE

TISHOMINGO � Graveside services for Joel Brian Tribble, 48, Tishomingo, are 1 p.m. Monday at Tishomingo City Cemetery. He died May 19, 2004, at Tishomingo.

Campbell-Watts Funeral Home

JOEL TRIBBLE

TISHOMINGO � Graveside services for Joel Brian Tribble, 48, Tishomingo, are 1 p.m. Monday at Tishomingo City Cemetery. He died May 19, 2004, at Tishomingo.

Campbell-Watts Funeral Home

VERDA MORGAN

IRVING, Texas � Services for Verda Lucile Morgan, 91, Irving, formerly of Ada, Okla., are 10 a.m. Saturday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, Ada, the Revs. Kenneth Elkins and Joe Dixon officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mrs. Morgan died May 19, 2004, at her home. She was born July 21, 1912, at Allen, Okla., to Nell and Minnie Earnest Johnson. She attended Lawrence Grade School, Horace Mann, graduated from Fitzhugh High School and East Central College. She was a homemaker and a member of Oak Avenue Baptist Church.

She and Clyde Claxton Morgan were married Sept. 21, 1937, at Lawrence, Okla. He died Jan. 9, 1994, at Ada.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Morgan was preceded in death by a daughter, Beverly Nell Morgan Hart.

Survivors include a sister, Verniece Lucas, Tulsa; three grandchildren, Cynthia S. Hart Callentine, John D. Hart and Sharon K. Hart Felty; eight great-grandchildren, Chris Adams, Ricky and Mathew Callentine, Jamie, Mary and Elizabeth Hart, David and Brent Felty; and a son-in-law, Jim Hart.

Bearers are Farrell Rhoads, Phillip Briggs, Jay Dee Thys, Jack Stark, Michael Whitson and Dwight Hart.

Criswell Funeral Home

BETH HENRY

ADA � Graveside services for Mattie Beth Henry, 84, Ada, are 11 a.m. Saturday at Memorial Park Cemetery, Floyd Kaiser officiating. The family will receive friends from 6-7 p.m. today at Criswell Funeral Home.

Mrs. Henry died May 20, 2004, at her home. She was born April 22, 1920, at Waldron, Ark., to Ralph and Lucille Beasly Fuller. She came to this area in the 1930s from Tulsa where she attended grade school. She graduated from Ada High School in 1938.

She and Julian �Big� Henry were married Aug. 14, 1940.

Mrs. Henry owned and operated Beth�s Baby Land Store from 1969 until 1982. She was a longtime member of Southwest Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by a son, Dane Henry, July 27, 2001.

Survivors include her husband, Julian �Big� Henry, of the home; two granddaughters, Lisa Nicole Henry and Jennifer L. Weise, both of Lake Jackson, Texas; a sister, Lorene Fuller, Ada; a daughter-in-law, Debbee Henry, Lake Jackson; and several nieces and nephews.

Honorary bearers are Pat Mitchell, Dale Snow, Don Butler and Burl Webb.

Criswell Funeral Home

JOEL TRIBBLE

TISHOMINGO � Services for Joel Brian Tribble, 48, Tishomingo, are pending with Campbell-Watts Funeral Home.

He died May 19, 2004, at Tishomingo.

MARY ABELLI

ADA � Services for Mary Ellen Abelli, 80, Ada, are pending with Smith-Phillips Funeral Home.

She died May 20, 2004, at an Ada hospital.

EARL PETTIGREW

ADA � Services for Earl W. Pettigrew, 61, Ada, are 10 a.m. Thursday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, Ken Butler and the Rev. Robert Ware officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mr. Pettigrew died May 24, 2004, at a local hospital. He was born March 5, 1943, at Ludlow to Thurman and Edna Butler Pettigrew. He came to this area in 1947 from Ludlow, attending school at Asher and graduating from Asher High School. He also attended East Central University.

He was the manager for C. R. Anthony Company for 15 years. He later was the manager for several TG&Y stores, including Ardmore for several years, and was the automotive manager from 1980-1983 for the Ada TG&Y. He attended the Pentecostal Holiness Church.

He and Ronda Simpkins were married Nov. 22, 1963.

Survivors include his wife, Ronda Pettigrew, of the home; three sons, Wayne Pettigrew, Brad Pettigrew and wife Breah, all of Tulsa and Cory Pettigrew, Ada; his mother, Edna Pettigrew, Ada; two sisters-in-law, Yvonne Butler and husband Ken and Arnon Stiles and husband Larry, all of Ada; a brother-in-law, Kent Simpkins and wife Katy, Longview, Texas; a grandson, Matthew Pettigrew, Ada and two granddaughters, Amery and Teagan Pettigrew, Tulsa; and several nieces and nephews.

Bearers are Shannon Butler, Anthony Butler, Jeremy O�Brien, Jeff O�Brien, Mark Simpkins and Billy Luce.

Criswell Funeral Home

LOIS WINDHAM

SULPHUR � Services for Lois Rachel Windham, 79, Sulphur, are 10 a.m. Thursday at Immanuel Baptist Church, Davis. Burial follows at Green Hill Cemetery, Davis.

She died May 24, 2004, at Sulphur.

Fox Funeral Home

BERNIECE BROWNLIE

ADA � Services for Berniece J. Brownlie, 86, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home.

She die May 26, 2004, at an Allen nursing facility.

NICHOLAS CAMP

ALLEN � Services for Nicholas Allen Camp, 18 months, Allen, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Allen Assembly of God Church, the Rev. Paul Butler officiating. Burial follows at Allen Cemetery.

The infant died May 23, 2004, at an Oklahoma City hospital. He was born Nov. 19, 2002, at Oklahoma City to James Camp and Cassie Lakey.

He was preceded in death by a grandfather, James Camp.

Survivors include his parents, James Camp and Cassie Lakey, of the home; grandparents, Anita Johnson, Allen, Keith Lakey, Madill, and Cindy Camp; an uncle, Derrick Lakey, Allen.

Bearers are James Slaw and Nick Harris.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

DUTCH JACKSON

KONAWA � Services for Hortence �Dutch� Jackson, 94, Konawa, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Chapel. Burial follows at Vamoosa Cemetery.

She died May 24, 2004, at a Pauls Valley Hospital.

EARL PETTIGREW

ADA � Services for Earl W. Pettigrew, 61, Ada, are 10 a.m. Thursday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, Ken Butler and the Rev. Robert Ware officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mr. Pettigrew died May 24, 2004, at a local hospital. He was born March 5, 1943, at Ludlow to Thurman and Edna Butler Pettigrew. He came to this area in 1947 from Ludlow, attending school at Asher and graduating from Asher High School. He also attended East Central University.

He was the manager for C. R. Anthony Company for 15 years. He later was the manager for several TG&Y stores, including Ardmore for several years, and was the automotive manager from 1980-1983 for the Ada TG&Y. He attended the Pentecostal Holiness Church.

He and Ronda Simpkins were married Nov. 22, 1963.

Survivors include his wife, Ronda Pettigrew, of the home; three sons, Wayne Pettigrew, Brad Pettigrew and wife Breah, all of Tulsa and Cory Pettigrew, Ada; his mother, Edna Pettigrew, Ada; two sisters-in-law, Yvonne Butler and husband Ken and Arnon Stiles and husband Larry, all of Ada; a brother-in-law, Kent Simpkins and wife Katy, Longview, Texas; and several nieces and nephews.

a grandson, Matthew Pettigrew, Ada and two granddaughters, Amery and Teagan Pettigrew, Tulsa.

Bearers are Shannon Butler, Anthony Butler, Jeremy O�Brien, Jeff O�Brien, Mark Simpkins and Billy Luce.

Criswell Funeral Home

JOE PHILLIPS

ATWOOD � Services for Joe Phillips, 95, Atwood, are 10 a.m. Friday at Hudson-Phillips Funeral Chapel, Holdenville. Burial follows at Atwood Cemetery.

He died May 25, 2004.

ELLEN WILSON

SULPHUR � Services for Ellen Curry Wilson, 58, Sulphur, are 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church. Burial follows at Oaklawn Cemetery.

She died May 23, 2004, at Richardson, Texas.

Clagg Funeral Home

WYNEMA WYATT

HOLDENVILLE � Services for Wynema Aneica Wyatt, 87, Holdenville, are 10 a.m. Thursday at Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel. Burial follows at Oakwood Cemetery, Wewoka.

She died May 27, 2004.

SHANE NORMAN

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. � Memorial services for Shane Randall Norman, 35, Rancho Mirage, were 11 a.m. today at the Church of Christ, Palm Springs. Burial followed at Desert Memorial Park, Cathedral City.

Mr. Norman died May 12, 2004, at Rancho Mirage. He was born Feb. 14, 1969, at Oklahoma City, Okla., to Richard Edgar and Nannette Orebaugh Norman.

He was an Internet Web page designer and the owner of Web Up. He was a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include his parents, Richard and Nannette Norman, Rancho Mirage; a sister, Amy Norris, Riverside; and a brother, Richard Norman, Rancho Mirage.

Wiefels & Son Funeral Directors

MARY ABELLI

ADA � Graveside services for Mary Ellen Abelli, 80, Ada, are 2 p.m. Monday at Vista Cemetery, Konawa, Floyd Kaiser officiating.

Mrs. Abelli died May 20, 2004, at a local hospital. She was born July 27, 1923, at Maud to Condy Monroe and Nora Elliott Dunagan.

She graduated from Vamoosa High School in 1943. She was a longtime resident of Ada and worked for many years as a unit secretary at Valley View Regional Hospital. She was a member of Southwest Church of Christ.

She married Armand Albert Abelli Aug. 4, 1947, at Concord, N.H. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her two brothers, Elmer Dunagan and Albert Dunagan.

Survivors include a son, Stephen Abelli, Ada; a daughter, Arianna Abelli, Burlington, Vt.; a brother, Fred Dunagan, Newcastle; a sister, Lois Shaw, Ada; four grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and many nieces and nephews.

Smith-Phillips Funeral Home

SUMMER BENTON

TISHOMINGO � Services for Summer Marie Benton, 7, Tishomingo, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at First Assembly of God Church. She died May 20, 2004, at Oklahoma City.

Campbell-Watts Funeral Home

MARGUERITE MILLER

BARTLESVILLE � Services for Marguerite Elizabeth �Bess� Conger Miller, 91, Bartlesville, formerly of Ada, are 3 p.m. Monday at First Christian Church. Burial follows at Memorial Park Cemetery.

She died May 20, 2004, at Bartlesville.

Arnold Moore Funeral Service

GILBERT PRIEST

NON � Services for Gilbert A. Priest, 91, Non, are 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Non Free Will Baptist Church, the Rev. Tim Dodson officiating. Burial follows at Non Cemetery.

Mr. Priest died May 21, 2004, at Norman. He was born Aug. 10, 1912, to Thomas A. and Florence Bankston Priest.

He was raised in the Non area and attended Non and Gerty schools. He moved to Ada in 1989 and moved to Noble earlier this year. He was a member of the REC board for 40 years. He also served on the Soil Conservation District Board, Farmers Home Administration Board and the ASC county committee.

He had been a member of Non Free Will Baptist Church for more than 80 years.

He married Demerril Turner in April 1935. She was killed in an accident soon after. He married Mable Shirley in April 1936 at Calvin. She died in 1987. He was also preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Florence Priest, and two brothers, Delmer Priest and Manuel Priest.

Survivors include a daughter, Pat Dodson and husband Gary, Norman; a son, Norm Priest and wife Pamela, Salt Lake City, Utah; five grandchildren, Melissa Priest, Park City, Utah, Kara Jensen and husband Jeff, Park City, Terrell Dodson and Trent Dodson, both of Oklahoma City, and Tim Dodson and wife Tiffani, Pearland, Texas; a great-grandchild, Alexis Jensen, Park City; a sister, Verna Shipman, Phoenix, Ariz.; and three brothers, Arlis Priest and wife Nadine and Elvis Priest and wife Rosemary, all of Phoenix, and Elzie Priest and wife Joann, Ada.

Bearers are Buddy Lawson, Tony Abney, Lloyd Joe Priest, Melvin Priest, Michael Priest and Mitchell Priest.

Honorary bearers are Millard Wainscott, Jackson Lawson and Leon Russell.

Donations may be made to Hillsdale Free Will Baptist Bible College, 3701 S. Interstate 35, Moore, OK 73129.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville

THERESA PARENTI

DAVIS � Graveside services for Theresa Parenti, 69, Davis, were today at Green Hill Cemetery. She died May 28, 2004, at an Oklahoma City hospital.

Krien Funeral Home

DIXIE WILLIAMS

SULPHUR � Services for Dixie M. Williams, 86, Sulphur, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Sulphur United Methodist Church. Burial follows at Oaklawn Cemetery. She died May 29, 2004, at Muskogee.

Clagg Funeral Home

STEVEN DAUGHERTY

DOUGHERTY � Services for Steven Daugherty, 42, Dougherty, were 10 a.m. Saturday at Dougherty Baptist Church.

He died May 26, 2004, at Pauls Valley.

Fox Funeral Home, Davis

WILLIAM McKINNEY

COALGATE � Services for William �Kalafa� McKinney, 93, lifelong Coal County resident, are 10 a.m. Tuesday at Brown�s Funeral Chapel, the Rev. Bill Weathers officiating. Burial follows at 2 p.m. at High Hill Cemetery, Ada, the Rev. Curt Rogers officiating.

Mr. McKinney died May 27, 2004, at Tulsa. He was born Nov. 14, 1910, at Cairo to John and Dora Amos McKinney. He attended school at Mowdy in Coal County.

Mr. McKinney was a farmer and retired civil service worker, serving as maintenance supervisor at a Lawton hospital. He was longtime member and deacon of the Indian Baptist Church.

He and Ruby Milligan Cooper, were married in June 1966 at Sherman, Texas.

Mr. McKinney was preceded in death by his parents, John and Dora Amos McKinney; two half-brothers, Willie Ott and Sampson McKinney; and three half-sisters, Martha McKinney, Alice McKinney and Esther McKinney.

Survivors include his wife, Ruby McKinney, Ada; a foster son, Francis Cobley, Atoka; two nephews whom he reared, Sammy McKinney, Cottonwood, and James McKinney, Corinth, Miss.; two stepsons, Tom Cooper, Ada, and Dale Cooper, Norman; five stepdaughters, Betty Dodd, Virginia, Paulk Easley, Saundra Easley, both of Ada, Jane Hill, Dibble, and Pat Perry, San Jose, Calif.; 41 step-grandchildren, including Justin Holifield, Jennifer Holifield and Megan Holifield, all of Cottonwood; a nephew, Virgil Ott, Coalgate; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Bearers are Neal Turnbow, Jerrold May, Clark May, Dennis Williams, Bobby Easley and Andrew Wade.

Honorary bearers are Chickasaw Honor Guard.

Brown�s Funeral Service

ROY REED

ADA � Graveside services for Roy Lynn Reed, 73, Ada, are 10 a.m. Tuesday at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mr. Reed died Friday, May 28, 2004, at an Oklahoma City hospital. He was born Aug. 22, 1930, at Pontotoc County to John and Myrtle Mobley Reed. He had lived in the Ada area all his life, attending school at Ahloso and graduating from Stonewall High School.

He and Doris Ann Mann were married Dec. 17, 1954, at Ada. He was a salesman for Frito Lay Company, retiring in 1985 with 25 years of service. Mr. Reed served in the U. S. Army from 1950-1954. He was a Baptist.

Survivors include his wife, Ann Reed, of the home; three sons, Jeff Reed and wife Judy, Joe Reed and wife Laura, and Mark Reed and wife Brenda, all of Ada; a daughter, Kim Weddle Fortner, Ada; six grandchildren, Chris Hayes, Amanda Reed, Steven Reed, Bryan Sutterfield, Echo Miller and Cody Weddle; and three great-grandchildren, Aubrey Hayes, Easton Hayes and Garrett Hayes.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

PAT STRICKLAND

BYARS � Services for Edna �Pat� Strickland, 86, Byars, are 1 p.m. Tuesday, at First Baptist Church, Asher. Burial follows at Chisolm-Cooke Family Cemetery.

Mrs. Strickland died May 28, 2004. She was born Aug. 24, 1917, at Asher to Roy and Cleo Bagwell. She attended St. Elizabeth�s in Purcell.

She and Royce Strickland were married Aug. 29, 1934, at the McClain/Pontotoc County line. He preceded her in death.

Mrs. Strickland was a member of the Chickasaw Nation and was involved in various tribal activities.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Strickland was preceded in death by her parents and an infant brother, Billy Ray.

Survivors include a son, Larry Strickland and wife Phyllis, Arcadia; a daughter, Raedean McGruder, Asher; 12 grandchildren, Nealon Adams, Denise Strickland, Kim Wells, Larry Adams, Darrell Strickland, Kellie Dunn, David Strickland, Anthony Florow, Debbie Quintela, Ginger Middleton, Cara Upchurch and Mari Heffington; 25 great-grandchildren; friend, Glenda Galvin; and other extended family members.

Cooper Funeral Home, Tecumseh

DIXIE WILLIAMS

SULPHUR � Services for Dixie Williams, 86, Sulphur, are pending with Clagg Funeral Home.

She died May 28, 2004, at Muskogee.

FRANCES BENNETT

OKLAHOMA CITY � Services for Frances Brown Bennett, 85, Oklahoma City, formerly of Wewoka, are 2 p.m. today at Stout-Phillips Funeral Chapel, Wewoka, the Rev. Frank Moppin officiating. Burial follows at Oakwood Cemetery, Wewoka.

Mrs. Bennett died May 26, 2004, at Oklahoma City. She was born Oct. 19, 1918, at Sasakwa, to Louis C. and Golda Donaghey Brown. She was raised in Sasakwa and began her college education at Bacon College, in Fort Gibson, later attending East Central State University, Ada, and graduating from Central State College, Edmond, with a teaching degree.

She lived in numerous places and taught school at Chilocco Indian School, near the Kansas border, for 10 years until it closed. She then moved to Oklahoma City and taught until her retirement at the age of 69. She moved back to Sasakwa until 2001 when she returned to Oklahoma City.

Mrs. Bennett was the last surviving granddaughter of Gov. John F. Brown, the last absolute Chief of the Seminole Tribe.

She was preceded in death by her husband and two sons, Joe Brown Bennett, and John F. Bennett.

Survivors include a daughter-in-law, Judith Bennett, Oklahoma City; and three granddaughters, Jaa� Soos, Jennifer Morrell and Lisa Bennett.

Stout-Phillips Funeral Home, Wewoka

DENNIS BEAVERT

SULPHUR � Services for Gary Dennis Beavert, 57, Sulphur, are 3 p.m. Saturday, at Vinita Avenue Church of Christ, Tom Byrd officiating. Burial follows at Box X Cemetery. Visitation will be held 1-3 p.m. Saturday at Vinita Avenue Church of Christ.

Mr. Beavert died May 27, 2004, at an Oklahoma City hospital. He was born Mar. 10, 1947, at Benton, Ark., to Carlos Chastain and Marie McClane Beavert. He graduated from Benton High School in 1965 and attended the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and Oklahoma Christian University.

He worked in the security department at the Oklahoma School for the Deaf and was a member of Vinita Avenue Church of Christ..

He and Linda Cantrell were married Sept. 30, 1967, at Benton.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Dwight Beavert and Phil Beavert.

Survivors include his wife, Linda Beavert, of the home; two sons, Richard Dan Beavert and wife Frances, Houston, Texas, and Don Andrew Beavert, Midwest City; a sister, Gail Bieber, Morristown, Tenn.; and several nieces and nephews.

Bearers are Gary Mink, Gary Allmon, Rick Kesler, Larry Gay, Mike McCracken, Les Claggett and Louis Coberly.

The family says those who wish may make memorials to World Bible School, c/o Vinita Avenue Church of Christ, 12th and Vinita, Sulphur, OK 73086.

Criswell Funeral Home

BOBBY JETER

DAVIS � Services for Bobby E. Jeter, 46, Davis, are 10 a.m. Saturday at Fox Funeral Chapel. Burial follows at Green Hill Cemetery.

He died May 26, 2004, at Davis.

Fox Funeral Home

MARGARET STILWELL 
COALGATE � Memorial services for Margaret Irma Hoffman Stilwell, 72, Coalgate, are 2 p.m. today at First United Methodist Church.

She died May 27, 2004, at an Atoka hospital.

Brown�s Funeral Service

NORMA WILEY 
CHICKASHA � Services for Norma Lou Wright Wiley, 73, Chickasha, are 10 a.m. Friday at Epworth United Methodist Church. She died May 24, 2004, in Chickasha.

Burial follows at Fairlawn Cemetery.

Sevier Funeral Home, Chickasha

GARY BEAVERT
SULPHUR � Services for Gary Beavert, 57, Sulphur, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Beavert died May 27, 2004 at an Oklahoma City hospital.

BERNIECE BROWNLIE 
ALLEN � Graveside services for Berniece Brownlie, 86, are 2 p.m. Friday at Lehigh Cemetery. Mrs. Brownlie died May 26, 2004 at an Allen nursing home.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

PAULINE MADDOX

ADA � Services for Pauline Logue Maddox, 75, Ada, are 2 p.m. Friday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Tom Hall officiating. Burial follows at Jesse Cemetery. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at Criswell Funeral Home.

Mrs. Maddox died March 29, 2004, at her home. She was born June 21, 1928, at Lamesa, Texas, to Hollie Spencer and Mary Elizabeth Hudson Lunsford. She lived in this area until she was 13, then moved to California. She attended Eureka grade school.

She returned to the Ada area in 1977 and was a grocery store clerk for 25 years. She was a member of the Retail Clerk's Union #1179 and the Church of Christ.

She and Leon "Dub" Maddox were married in 1983 at Las Vegas, Nev. He died Oct. 11, 1999.

Mrs. Maddox was preceded in death by her first husband, Hosie Elvan Logue.

Survivors include a daughter, Brenda Logue, Ada; a son, Eldon Duane Logue, Norman; three stepsons, Dalton Maddox, Allen Maddox and Mike Maddox, all of California; two sisters, Margaret May, Tupelo, and Helen Chambers, Ada; 16 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Bearers are Kevin Mann, Jeff Anderson, Chris Delk, Rusty Pickens, Everett Pickens and Robert Pickens Jr.

Honorary bearers are Donny Mann, Richard Grimes, Billy May and Ricky May.

Criswell Funeral Home

GARY CAMPBELL

KONAWA � Graveside services for Gary Don Campbell, 48, Konawa, were 11 a.m. today at Sacred Heart Cemetery.

He died May 31, 2004, at his home.

Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home

ESSIE EMERY

KONAWA � Services for Essie Mae Emery, 80, Konawa, are 11 a.m. Saturday at Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home Chapel, Ed George officiating. Burial follows at Grayson Cemetery.

Mrs. Emery died May 31, 2004, at her home. She was born Feb. 11, 1924, at Boswell, Okla. to Paul Whitehead and Clara Alfred.

She and Lincoln Emery were married Nov. 26, 1996, at Stonewall. He died May 26, 2000.

Mrs. Emery had resided in the Konawa area for 50 years and was retired from Konawa City Hall where she worked as a secretary. She was a Baptist and a member of Mount Zion Christian Church.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Geraldine Osborne.

Survivors include three daughters, B.J. Potts and husband Billy, Konawa, Bertha Dirk, Bethany, and Lynn Cofield and husband Freddie, Oklahoma City; her mother, Clara Alfred, Konawa; a brother, Eugene �Lucky� White, Oklahoma City; 12 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home

CHARLOTTE SCOTT

KATY, Texas � Graveside services for Charlotte Herrin Scott, 73, Katy, formerly of Ada, Okla., are 11 a.m. Thursday at Memorial Park Cemetery, the Rev. Ray Talbott officiating.

Mrs. Scott died Feb. 1, 2004, at Houston. She was born April 14, 1930, at Ada to Cyrus T. and Eitheal Caperton Herrin. She attended grade school at Ada and was a graduate of Ada High School.

She and Robert D. Scott were married Feb. 22, 1957, at Wichita, Kan. He died July 23, 1984, at Houston.

Mrs. Scott was employed in the real estate industry and was a member of Second Baptist Church, Houston.

Survivors include a brother, Mark Herrin, Houston; a nephew, Jason Herrin, Houston; a niece, Lisa Vaquedano, Oklahoma City; a sister-in-law, Doris Herrin, Cookson; and two cousins, Doris�Billie� Cole, Fort Scott, Kan., and Jerry Herrin, Santa Ana, Calif.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

BUD RIVES

HOLDENVILLE � Graveside services for Owen H. �Bud� Rives, 57, Holdenville, are 2 p.m. Friday at Holdenville Cemetery.

He died June 1, 2004.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home

TERRY BLACKBURN

ADA � A memorial service for Terry Olney Blackburn, 62, will be held at a future date.

Mr. Blackburn died May 17, 2004, aboard ship in the Mediterranean between Turkey and Crete. He was born Nov. 25, 1942, in Ada to J.B. and Jane Kerr Blackburn.

He spent his childhood in New Jersey and attended Bucknell University and the University of Illinois, graduating with a degree in structural engineering. He served in the 8th Army as an ammunitions officer in South Korea and was discharged in 1971.

He was employed by S.T. Peterson and Co. in New Jersey as an engineer and draftsman. He opened his own business, Blackburn Engineering, in Princeton, N.J. After merging with an architectural firm, he renamed the business Blackburn Engineering and Associates.

Survivors include his wife, Marie, of the home; a son, James Olney Blackburn, and daughter-in-law, Diedra Carole Blackburn; a daughter, Donna Marie Blackburn, and her husband, Dan McKay; a stepson, Cory Unkel, and his wife, Carrie Unkel; and four grandchildren, Dustin, Jacob, Adam and Jessica.

JIMMY BALLAGH

PONCA CITY � Services for Jimmy Guy Ballagh, 55, Ponca City, are 2 p.m. Thursday at the Museum and Multipurpose Center, Kaw City.

He died May 30, 2004, at a Ponca City, hospital.

Miller-Stahl Funeral Service, Newkirk.

YVONNE ALBERSON

FILLMORE � Services for Yvonne Alberson, 68, Fillmore, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Campbell-Watts Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation is 7 to 8 p.m. today. She died May 29, 2004, at Durant.

BILL WARD

ARLINGTON, Texas � Graveside services for Bill Ward, 79, Arlington, formerly of Ada, Okla., are 4 p.m. today at Rosedale Cemetery, the Rev. Glen Eaves officiating.

Mr. Ward died Sunday, May 30, 2004, at Fort Worth. He was born March 22, 1925, at Maxwell, Okla.

Survivors include his wife, Nadine Ward, of the home; one son, Michael Ward and wife Karen, Charlotte, N.C.; two daughters, Glenda Jolene Lee and husband Kenneth, Iowa Park, and Patricia Ann Geer and husband Leo, Westminster, Texas; one sister, Joyce Gish and husband Berlin �Okie,� Oklahoma City; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two great- great-grandchildren.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

MARIAN JACOBUS

ADA � Memorial services for Marian Francis Jacobus, 94, Ada, will be held in California.

Mrs. Jacobus died May 26, 2004, at Ada. She was born July 11, 1909, at Lemoore, Calif. to Burton and Francis Rhinehart Moyer.

She graduated from Lemoore High School and San Jose State College with a B.S. degree.

She taught school at Hanford, Calif., for 37 years. She played the piano at Hanford First Methodist Church, where she was a member. She moved to Ada from Santa Clara, Calif., in 2002.

She married Gerald L. Jacobus in 1932 at Lemoore. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a sister.

Survivors include two sons, Burton Leland Jacobus, Hanford, and James Allen Jacobus, Santa Clara; a daughter, Barbara Arrington, Ada; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Smith-Phillips Funeral Home

BOOKIE BALLARD

ADA � Services for Bobby Deon�Bookie� Ballard, 69, Ada, are 11 a.m. Wednesday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. George Vance and Mrs. Mickey Rice officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery. Visitation is 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. today at Criswell Funeral Home.

Mr. Ballard died Saturday, May 29, 2004, at his home. He was born May 18, 1935, at Ada to W. E. �Bill� and Flora Jones Ballard. He attended school at Irving and Ada Junior High.

Mr. Ballard operated a grocery store in Ada, and in 1968, he and his wife Pat were the co-administrators of Ballard Manor Nursing Home in Allen, and he continued to be the vice president of Ballard Nursing Home Corp. until 1986. Later, he was a truck driver for Delbert Taylor Produce and Tom E. Boggs until his retirement.

He married Patricia Howell May 16, 1959. He was affiliated with the Church of God.

He was preceded in death by his parents and three sisters, Virgie Weems, Norma Jean and Ruth Ballard.

Survivors include his wife, Pat Ballard, of the home; two sons, Michael Dean Ballard and wife Robin, Tupelo, and William Edgar �Bill� Ballard and wife Charlotte, Asher; one daughter, Deborah Ellison and friend Joe Mathis, Calvin; three sisters, Willie Reed and husband Merle, Ada, Rita Park and husband Jim, Sasakwa, and Yvonne Pruitt and husband, Dexter, Ada; one brother, Eddy Ballard and wife Merle, Ada; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Bearers are Vonnita Lynn Ruiz, Michael Scott Ballard, Jacob Lee Ballard, Paul Ruiz, Chrystina Lynn Winton, Landon Winton, Richard Pearce and David Ballard.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

DONNA MONG

COTTONWOOD � Graveside services for Donna Faye Mote Mong, 85, Cottonwood, are 10 a.m. Wednesday at Coalgate City Cemetery, the Revs. Larry Beach and Claude Buie officiating. She died May 30, 2004, at an Oklahoma City hospital.

Brown�s Funeral Service, Coalgate

ARTIE HODGE

STONEWALL � Services for Artie Hodge, 80, Stonewall, are 10 a.m. Saturday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Revs. Elbert Olive and Dale Howry officiating. Burial follows at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mrs. Hodge died April 1, 2004, at her home. She was born Jan. 27, 1924, at Franks to George P. and Ella Ardrey Robertson.

She attended school at Ada, graduating from Ada High School in 1942. She then moved to Oklahoma City and worked at Tinker Field from 1942 to 1945, where she met and married Royal D. Hodge October 7, 1944, at Oklahoma City. He died in 1974 at Blackwell.

Mrs. Hodge was a bookkeeper/office manager for Ada Well Service, an assistant director at McCalls Chapel School, a bookkeeper for Jan Francis Care Center, and finally retired from the Pontotoc County Sheriff's Office as dispatcher and office deputy.

She was a member of Hickory Hill Baptist Church, where she taught the Adult Ladies Class for a number of years.

Mrs. Hodge was preceded in death by a daughter, Donna Perry; two sisters; and a brother.

Survivors include a daughter, Colleen Cockrill and husband Glen, Stonewall; a son, David Hodge, Ada; six grandchildren ;and eight great-grandchildren.

Bearers are Don Kaiser, Buster Greenwood Jr., Garry Harrison, Galen Jantzen, Charles Byrd and Buck "Buckshot" Clark.

Criswell Funeral Home

VERA TOWLER

ADA � Services for Vera Towler, 77, Ada, are pending with Smith-Phillips Funeral Home.

She died April 2, 2004, at an Oklahoma City hospital.

MARY ROWLES

ADA � Memorial services for Mary Clark Rowles, 91, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home.

She died April 1, 2004, at a local nursing facility.

LES YOUNGER

ADA � Services for Leslie B. Younger, 83, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home.

He died April 1, 2004, at a local hospital.

GEORGIA BURTON

HOLDENVILLE � Services for Georgia Raye Burton, 92, Holdenville, are 2 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church. Burial follows at Holdenville Cemetery.

She died March 30, 2004.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home

JOSE HERNANDEZ

SULPHUR � Graveside services for Jose C. Hernandez, 86, Sulphur, were today at Oaklawn Cemetery.

He died March 29, 2004.

Clagg Funeral Home

ETTA GREEN

ADA � Graveside services for Etta Mae Green, 81, Ada, are 10 a.m. Friday at Rosedale Cemetery, the Rev. Earl Hood officiating.

Mrs. Green died March 31, 2004, at a Stratford nursing facility. She was born Dec. 10, 1922, at Weldy, near Henryetta, to Lonzo and Etta Upton Hale. She moved to the Ada area in 1935 from St. Louis, Mo., where she had attended school.

She and Luther T. Green were married March 25, 1940, at Ada. He died July 14, 1997, at Ada.

Mrs. Green was a homemaker and a member of Asbury United Methodist Church.

Survivors include two sons, Luther Wayne Green and wife Donna, Ada, and Edgar Thomas Green and wife Bernice, Oklahoma City; a daughter, Vickie Johnson and husband, Johnny, Inola; a brother, Chester Hale, Oklahoma City; two granddaughters, Amy Frizzell and Sharla Johnson; three grandsons, Larry Green, Michael Green and Stephen Johnson; and four great-grandchildren, Zak Frizzell, Tyler Frizzell, Tanna Frizzell and Shelby Green.

Criswell Funeral Home

RAY WILLIAMS

WARDVILLE � Services for Ray Bernard Williams, 84, Wardville, are 10 a.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church, family and friends, Clark Rhyne, Chris and Brian Foris and R.E. Hooe officiating. Burial follows at Wardville Cemetery.

Mr. Williams died March 31, 2004, at his Wardville home. He was born Feb. 3, 1920, at Cario in Coal County to Preston A. and Margaret Eliza McEntire Williams. He attended Cario Schools.

He and Ruby Mae Hooe were married Aug. 12, 1947, at Sherman, Texas.

Mr. Williams was a lifelong rancher and a member of Wardville Baptist Church. He was a 32nd degree Mason of Kiowa #117 and a Shriner. He served in the armed forces and was a prisoner of war during World War II in Germany. He was also a recipient of the purple heart.

Mr. Williams is preceded in death by his parents, Preston A. and Margaret Eliza McEntire Williams; two brothers, Wilburn Williams and Don Williams; and a sister, Gloria Manley.

Survivors include his wife, Ruby Williams, of the home; two daughters, Molly Parker and husband Tony, and Sally Kinsey and husband Terry, all of Wardville; two sisters, Miriam Witherspoon, Coalgate, and Doris Barlow, Colorado Springs, Colo.; three grandchildren, Christopher Foris and wife Mickie, Tannehill, Brian Foris and wife Beth, McAlester, and Rachael Kinsey, Atlanta, Ga.; four great-grandchildren, Erin Foris, Mason Foris, William Foris and Dillon Foris; and numerous nephews, nieces, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Bearers are Paul Hooe, Vestal Cook, J.D. Godwin, Pete Cosgrove, Larry James and R.E. Hooe.

Honorary bearers are George Newberry, Buster Marcum, Dell Mayer, Woodrow Childers, Buddy Haraway, Frank Ely, Harlow Cunningham, J.V. Newberry, Louis John Sandman, Joe Pasquali and Bill Overstreet.

Brown's Funeral Service, Coalgate

PAULINE MADDOX

ADA � Services for Pauline Logue Maddox, 75, Ada, are 2 p.m. Friday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Tom Hall officiating. Burial follows at Jesse Cemetery. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at Criswell Funeral Home.

Mrs. Maddox died March 29, 2004, at her home. She was born June 21, 1928, at Lamesa, Texas, to Hollie Spencer and Mary Elizabeth Hudson Lunsford. She lived in this area until she was 13, then moved to California. She attended Eureka grade school.

She returned to the Ada area in 1977 and was a grocery store clerk for 25 years. She was a member of the Retail Clerk's Union #1179 and the Church of Christ.

She and Leon "Dub" Maddox were married in 1983 at Las Vegas, Nev. He died Oct. 11, 1999.

Mrs. Maddox was preceded in death by her first husband, Hosie Elvan Logue.

Survivors include a daughter, Brenda Logue, Ada; a son, Eldon Duane Logue, Norman; three stepsons, Dalton Maddox, Allen Maddox and Mike Maddox, all of California; two sisters, Margaret May, Tupelo, and Helen Chambers, Ada; 16 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Bearers are Kevin Mann, Jeff Anderson, Chris Delk, Rusty Pickens, Everett Pickens and Robert Pickens Jr.

Honorary bearers are Donny Mann, Richard Grimes, Billy May and Ricky May.

Criswell Funeral Home

KIANNA LINCOLN

HOLDENVILLE � Services for Kianna Lincoln, 7, Holdenville, are 1 p.m. Saturday at Shiloh Baptist Faith Fellowship. Burial follows at Shiloh Church Cemetery.

She died March 29, 2004.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home

JOSE HERNANDEZ

SULPHUR � Services for Jose C. Hernandez, 86, Sulphur, are pending with Clagg Funeral Home.

He died March 29, 2004, at Oklahoma City.

RONNIE BRINLEE

ADA � Services for Ronald Earl "Ronnie" Brinlee, 59, Ada, are 10 a.m. Thursday at Morris Memorial Baptist Church, the Revs. Gary Jamar and Michael Calhoun officiating. Burial follows at Swan Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Brinlee died March 30, 2004, at a local hospital. He was born Jan. 14, 1945, at Pryor to Herbert Clayton and Meta June Brookshire Brinlee.

He attended school at Lawrence and Pryor, and graduated from Latta High School in 1963. He attended East Central University and received a bachelor of science degree in 1978.

He and Judith Faye Isom were married April 21, 1967, at Ada.

Mr. Brinlee was a quarry operator with Holcim Cement Plant for the last 32 years, was an active member of Morris Memorial Baptist Church and had served on the Latta School Board for the past 16 years.

He served in the Army Reserves with the 701st Personal Service Company at Ada for 30 years, retiring as a CW3 Officer. He did a tour of duty in Egypt and Desert Storm.

Mr Brinlee was preceded in death by his mother, Meta June Brinlee; and a grandson, Hagen Carlyle Brinlee.

Survivors include his wife, Judy Brinlee, of the home; three sons, Shane Brinlee and wife Tina, Allen, Bart Brinlee, Ada and Clay Brinlee, Roff; his father, Herbert C. Brinlee, Ada; his mother-in-law, Billie I. Herring, of the home; seven grandchildren, Bryce, Olivia, Cain, Sydney, Chloe, Kody and Katon; four aunts, Elsie Burnshire, Pryor, Alta King, Edmond, Barbara Harrison, Ada, and Earlene Leighton, Del City.

Bearers are Bob Jeter, Jim Jackson, Darrell Harrison, Dwight King, Wes Culwell, Don Galagar and Bobby Hatter.

Honorary bearers are Haskell Harrison, Rod Dillard, Marvin Byers, Charles Bigham, Floyd Wilkins, Bill Osborn, Stan Cochran, Chris Flowers, Lee Swanson, James Abbott and Elzie Priest.

Criswell Funeral Home

ETTA GREEN

ADA � Services for Etta Green, 81, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home.

She died March 31, 2004, at a Stratford nursing facility.

PERRY UNDERHILL 
ADA � Services for Perry Cole Underhill, 55, Ada, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Criswell Chapel, the Revs. Travis Wollenberg and Clay Shannon officiating. Burial follows at Highland Cemetery, Stonewall.

Mr. Underhill died April 3, 2004, at an Oklahoma City hospital. He was born May 1, 1948, at Ada to Hagen and Dessa Odell Underhill. He attended school at Stonewall and was a graduate of Stonewall High School.

He and Sandra Greenlee were married June 4, 1970.

Mr. Underhill was a cattleman and was employed with Southern Oklahoma Livestock Auction.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Jimmy Underhill, in 1957.

Survivors include his wife, Sandra Underhill, of the home; three daughters, Sherri Underhill, Lisa Underhill and Michelle Shannon, all of Ada; a surrogate son, Eddie Wollenberg, Ada; three grandsons, Dalton Day, Dillon Day and Jacob Shannon; a granddaughter, Lauren Underhill; and two sisters, Colene Alexander and Janey Penick, both of Jesse.

Bearers are Eddie Wollenberg, Ted Clark, Lee Bolen, Benny Cope, Lee George and Sonny Humphrey.

Honorary bearers are Herman Day and Terry Shannon.

Criswell Funeral Home

EARLENE BURLSON 
STRATFORD � Graveside services for Earlene Ruth Burleson, 68, Stratford, are 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at McGee Cemetery, the Rev. Richard Atzbach officiating.

She died April 2, 2004, at Oklahoma City.

Pickard Funeral Home

TERRY CARTER 
DAVIS � Services for William �Terry� Theodore Carter III, 49, McAlester, are 2 p.m. Monday at the First United Methodist Church at Davis, the Rev. Wayne Lofton officiating.

He died March 31, 2004, at McAlester.

Waldrop Funeral Home, Wilburton

�BOB� McEUIN 
STRATFORD � Private family services will be held for Robert �Bob� William McEuin, 87, Stratford.

He died Tuesday, March 30, 2004.

Pickard Funeral Home

JOHN MILLER 
LAS VEGAS, Nev. � Services for John Butler Miller, 68, Las Vegas, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Church of Christ at Stratford, Okla., John Miller officiating.

He died April 1, 2004, at Las Vegas.

Pickard Funeral Home

WILLA MAE DILLMAN 
ADA � Services for Willa Mae Dillman, 80, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home.

She died April 2, 2004, at local hospital.

MARY CLARK ROWLES 
ADA � Memorial services for Mary Mack Clark Rowles, 91, Ada, are 11 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, the Rev. Ray Ackerman officiating.

Mrs. Rowles died April 1, 2004, at a local nursing home. She was born May 9, 1912, at Boswell to Perry Mack and Veda Bell Garvin Clark.

She attended school at Boswell, and graduated from Boswell High School. She came to this area in 1952 from Boswell.

She and William Thomas Rowles were married Aug. 15, 1936, at Olathe, Kan. He died Feb. 20, 1970, at Ada.

Mrs. Rowles was a homemaker and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Debbie Musick and husband Jim, Yukon, and Becky McKenzie, Ada; three grandchildren, William Gregory Andrews and wife Mandi, Houston, Texas, Mary Jade McKenzie and Charlie Madison McKenzie, both of Ada; and three great grandchildren, Christian Lake Andrews, Caitlin Scout Andrews and Keegan Corbett Andrews, all of Houston.

Criswell Funeral Home

LES YOUNGER 
ADA � Services for Leslie B. Younger, 83, Ada, are 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Luke�s Episcopal Church, the Rev. John D. Norvell officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mr. Younger died April 1, 2004, at a local hospital. He was born May 24, 1920, at Heavener to Fred and Lula Barnes Younger. He graduated from Heavener High School and was a member of the first All-State Football team in Oklahoma in 1938.

He received a bachelor of science degree in engineering from Oklahoma A&M, where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Fraternity and played football for four years. He also graduated from the University of Oklahoma Law School.

He and Patricia Lyons were married Jan. 10, 1948.

Mr. Younger came to Ada in 1953 from Norman and practiced law in Ada from 1953 until his death. While maintaining a general practice specializing in oil and gas, he served as the city attorney for the city of Ada for 25 years. The Oklahoma Bar Association honored him in July 2003 for 50 years of practice.

Mr. Younger was a longtime member of St. Luke�s Episcopal Church. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, landing on Omaha Beach on D-Day. He retired as a Lt. Col. in the U. S. Army Reserves.

Survivors include his wife, Pat Younger, of the home; two daughters, Janis Knickmeyer and husband Steve, Mt. Pleasant, S.C., and Cara Black and husband Tim, Norman; and three grandchildren, Steven Knickmeyer, Alan Knickmeyer and Ashley Squyres.

Bearers will be Sam Boughner, Alvin Files, Bob Gray, Jim Kemp, Max Roberson and Frank Stout.

Honorary bearers are Bill Baker, Don Page, Orville Ashcraft, Jim Conway, Barney Ward, Austin Deaton, George Gurley, Terry Tracy and members of the Pontotoc County Bar Association.

The family says those who wish may make memorials to Matthew 25 Mission, c/o St. Luke�s Episcopal Church, P.O. Box B, Ada, OK 74820, or the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, 825 N.E. 13th, Oklahoma City, OK 73104-5097.

Criswell Funeral Home

EMMA CASSADY 
ADA � Graveside services for Emma Mae Dodd Cassady, 105, Ada, are 10 a.m. Monday at Rosedale Funeral Home, the Rev. Stephen Nation officiating.

Mrs. Cassady died April 3, 2004, at a local nursing facility. She was born Jan. 27, 1899, at Leonard, Texas, to John M. and Sarah Ellen Burns Dodd. She graduated from Colbert High School.

She and Lonnie B. Cassady were married Aug. 14, 1921, at Ada. He died Jan. 6, 1981, at Ada.

Mrs. Cassady was a homemaker and a member of First Nazarene Church.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Paul Lloyd Cassady; and two sisters.

Survivors include a cousin, Johnny Berryhill, Bonham, Texas; four grandchildren, Paula Sue Steiger, Vikki Thomas, Cecil Bryan Cassady and Belinda Castro; eight great-grandchildren; three nieces, Winne Holman, Bonnie Uhach and Dorothy Dowell; and two nephews, Paul Nunn and Ray England.

Smith-Phillips Funeral Home

RUBY NOLAN

BYARS � Services for Ruby A. Nolan, 83, Byars, are 2 p.m. Monday at Memorial Temple, Cushman Corner, the Rev. Matthew Bernard officiating. Burial follows at Maxwell Cemetery.

Mrs. Nolan died March 31, 2004, at Purcell. She was born June 12, 1920, at Maxwell.

She and Guy Nolan were married in 1946 at Chickasha. He died March 18, 1984.

Mrs. Nolan was a homemaker and moved to Byars in 1982. She was a member of Memorial Temple, Cushman Corner.

Survivors include two brothers, Erbin Cox, Douglas, Ariz., and Calvin Cox, Clifton, Ariz.; and three sisters, Allene Rankin, Stratford, Bonnie Richardson, Byars, and Jean Ward, Purcell.

Bearers are J.W. Cantrell, Brian Cantrell, Jake Bernard, James Cantrell, Brian Mealman and Nathaniel Ward.

Pickard Funeral Home, Stratford

RAY WILLIAMS

WARDVILLE � Services for Ray Bernard Williams, 84, Wardville, were today at First United Methodist Church. Family and friends, Clark Rhyne, Chris and Brian Foris and R.E. Hooe officiated. Burial followed at Wardville Cemetery.

Mr. Williams died March 31, 2004, at his Wardville home. He was born Feb. 3, 1920, at Cario in Coal County to Preston A. and Margaret Eliza McEntire Williams. He attended Cario Schools.

He and Ruby Mae Hooe were married Aug. 12, 1947, at Sherman, Texas.

Mr. Williams was a lifelong rancher and a member of Wardville Baptist Church. He was a 32nd degree Mason of Kiowa 117 and a Shriner. He served in the Armed Forces and was a prisoner of war during World War II in Germany. He was also a recipient of the Purple Heart.

Mr. Williams was preceded in death by his parents, Preston A. and Margaret Eliza McEntire Williams; two brothers, Wilburn Williams and Don Williams; and a sister, Gloria Manley.

Survivors include his wife, Ruby Williams, of the home; two daughters, Molly Parker and husband Tony and Sally Kimsey and husband Terry, all of Wardville; two sisters, Miriam Witherspoon, Coalgate, and Doris Barlow, Colorado Springs, Colo.; three grandchildren, Christopher Foris and wife Mickie, Tannehill, Brian Foris and wife Beth, McAlester, and Rachael Kimsey, Atlanta, Ga.; four great-grandchildren, Erin Foris, Mason Foris, William Foris and Dillon Foris; and numerous nephews, nieces, cousins and other relatives and friends.

Bearers were Paul Hooe, Vestal Cook, J.D. Godwin, Pete Cosgrove, Larry James and R.E. Hooe.

Honorary bearers were George Newberry, Buster Marcum, Dell Mayer, Woodrow Childers, Buddy Haraway, Frank Ely, Harlow Cunningham, J.V. Newberry, Louis John Sandman, Joe Pasquali and Bill Overstreet.

Brown�s Funeral Service, Coalgate

CLARA GRISSOM

ADA � Services for Clara Mae Grissom, 67, Ada, are 10 a.m. Thursday at Oil Center Pentecostal Holiness Church, the Revs. Earl Blankenship and Glen Eaves officiating. Burial follows at McGee Cemetery, Stratford.

Mrs. Grissom died April 4, 2004, at Ada. She was born March 2, 1937, in Galey to Curtis Tood and Ruth Wood Blevins.

She and James Howard Grissom were married Nov. 24, 1955, at Artesia, N.M.

Mrs. Grissom was a homemaker and a member of Highway Tabernacle. She had lived in Ada for the past 35 years.

Survivors include her husband, James Howard Grissom, Ada; two sons, Douglas Wayne Grissom and wife Katrina, Marlow, and James Allen Grissom and wife Vickie, Ada; a daughter, Debbie Claborn and husband James Jr., Ada; three brothers, Curtis Blevins, Beeville, Texas, Bob Blevins, Artesia, N.M., and Steve Blevins, Hobbs, N.M.; three sisters, Gayle Patterson, Bridgeport, Texas, Carrie Knowleton and Diann Payne, Artesia, N.M.; six grandsons; and a great-grandson.

Bearers are grandsons Joel Grissom, Clint Clayborn, Chad Clayborn and Mark Grissom; and John Daniel and Wayne Walker.

Honorary bearers are Craig Grissom, Kyle Grissom, Trevor Claborn, and the men of Highway Tabernacle.

Pickard Funeral Home, Stratford

PAULA BURNETT

STRATFORD � Services for Paula Elizabeth Burnett, 84, Stratford, are pending with Pickard Funeral Home. She died April 4, 2004.

WILLIE GRIGGS

HOLDENVILLE � Services for Willie Ray Griggs, 93, Holdenville, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Calvary Baptist Church, Holdenville. Burial follows in Holdenville Cemetery.

Mr. Griggs died April 3, 2004.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home

FLOYD HOBGOOD

ADA � Services for Floyd Hobgood, 89, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Hobgood died April 5, 2004, at a local hospital.

BETTY LEWIS

ADA � Services for Betty Lewis, 82, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mrs. Lewis died April 6, 2004, at a local hospital.

GEORGE LOWE

WETUMKA � Services for George Lowe, 57, Wetumka, are pending with Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville. Mr. Lowe died April 5, 2004.

CLEO MAE McLISH

ADA � Services for Cleo Mae McLish, 79, Ada, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Stephen Nation officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mrs. McLish died April 5, 2004, at a local nursing home. She was born Oct. 5, 1924, at McAlester to Walter and Verdie Heady Barnes.

She attended Irving School and Ada High School.

She married Bill McLish June 26, 1967. He died Dec. 29, 1991. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include two daughters, Debbie Meek and husband Robert, Ada, and Loretta Strelko and husband Tom, Stoystown, Pa.; a son, Jerry Roles and wife Jane, Ada; two brothers, Bill Barnes, Utah, and Virgil �Shorty� Barnes, Ada; one sister, Lois Wilson, Ceres, Calif.; 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a grandson, Scotty Jones, on Oct. 4, 2002.

Bearers are Ronnie Carpenter, Gerald Carpenter, Larry Jones, George King, Jeff King and Chris Hames.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

PARKER NOLAND

DAVIS � Private family services for Parker Shay Noland, infant daughter of Micah and Chrissy Nolland, Davis, were 10 a.m. today at Swan Hill Cemetery, Ada. She was born and died April 3, 2004, in Oklahoma City.

Krien Funeral Home

VERA TOWLER

ADA � Graveside services for Vera Ray Bray Towler, 77, Ada, are 2 p.m., Tuesday at Oakman Cemetery, the Rev. Terry Pearce officiating.

Mrs. Towler died April 2, 2004, at an Oklahoma City hospital. She was born May 25, 1926, in Arkansas to Lehman and Martha Lafevers Bray. She retired from Ada Wrangler after 30 years of service. She married Leo Towler at Ada in 1942. He died Dec. 1, 2003. She was also preceded in death by her parents, and a brother, Charles Bray.

Survivors include a daughter, Linda Pearce, Ada; a son, David Towler, Lamar, Ark.; two brothers, James Bray, Ada, and Joe Lee Bray, Plano, Texas; four grandchildren, Michael and Kenneth Pearce, both of Ada, John Towler, Lamar, and Samantha Patterson, Garden City, Mo.; and nine great-grandchildren, Devyn, Michelle and Dawson Pearce, all of Ada,; Brittni and Austin Haungs, Fort Sill, Luke Pearce, Ada, Rebecca Patterson, Harlingen, Texas, and Nikki and Ashley Patterson, both of Garden City.

Smith-Phillips Funeral Home

BETTY WARD

COALGATE � Services for Betty Jo Stiles Ward, 65, Coalgate, are 10 a.m. Thursday at Cornerstone Praise and Worship Center in Coalgate, the Rev. Gary Weeden officiating. Burial follows in Ward Family Cemetery.

Brown's Funeral Service

DORIS WASHINGTON

SULPHUR � Services for Doris Orlene Washington, 79, Sulphur, are 2 p.m. Thursday at Cowley-Krien Funeral Home Chapel. Burial follows in Dougherty Cemetery.

She died April 4, 2004, at Seminole.

ROBERT WISER

ADA � Services for Robert Wiser, 86, Ada, are pending with Smith-Phillips Funeral Home. He died April 5, 2004, at a local hospital.

WILLA MAE DILLMAN 
ADA � Services for Willa Mae Dillman, 80, Ada, are 10 a.m. Tuesday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Dan Campbell officiating. Burial follows at Centrahoma Cemetery.

Mrs. Dillman died April 2, 2004, at a local hospital. She was born July 8, 1923, at Centrahoma to William Henry and Dora Lee VanHoosier Singleton. She attended school at Centrahoma.

She lived in Velma and Marlow before moving to Ada 11 years ago. She worked as a waitress for many years and was a Baptist.

She married Raymond Leon Fox. He preceded her in death in 1956. She later married Loren Dillman in 1963 at Velma. He preceded her in death in 1993.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; a son, Danny Fox in 1987; two granddaughters, Sherri Brown in 1980 and Robin Fox in 1977; a grandson, Jeffery Fox in 1992; a great-granddaughter, Melanie Morse in 1986; three sisters; and two brothers.

Survivors include a daughter, Virginia Fox Brown and husband Jerry, Roseburg, Ore.; three sons, Charles Fox and wife Anita, Harrah, Larry W. Fox and wife Judith, Ada, and Bobby Fox and wife Janet, Lindsay; two sisters, Ida Wilson, Ada and Nell Montgomery, Denison, Texas; three brothers, Walter Singleton, Henry Singleton and wife Hazel, all of Ada and Bill Sneed and wife Peggy, Ontario, Calif.; seven grandchildren;21 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Criswell Funeral Home

CLARA GRISSOM 
ADA � Services for Clara Mae Grissom, 67, Ada, are 10 a.m. Thursday at Oil Center Pentecostal Holiness Church, the Rev. Earl Blankenship officiating. Burial follows at McGee Cemetery. She had lived in Ada for the past 35 years.

Mrs. Grissom died April 4, 2004, at Ada to Curtis Tood and Ruth Wood Blevins.

She and James Howard Grissom were married Nov. 24, 1955, at Artesia, N.M.

Mrs. Grissom was a homemaker and a member of Highway Tabernacle.

Survivors include her husband, James Howard Grissom, Ada; two sons, Douglas Wayne Grissom and wife Katrina, Marlow, and James Allen Grissom and wife Vickie, Ada; a daughter, Debbie Claborn and husband James Jr., Ada; three brothers, Curtis Blevins, Beeville, Texas, Bob Blevins, Artesia, and Steve Blevins, Hobbs, N.M.; three sisters, Gayle Patterson, Bridgeport, Texas, Carrie Knowleton and Diann Payne, Artesia; six grandsons; and a great-grandson.

Bearers are John Daniel, Chad Claborn, Mark Grissom, Wayne Walker and Clint Claborn.

Honorary bearers are Kyle Grissom, Craig Grissom, Trevor Claborn and men of Highway Tabernacle.

Pickard Funeral Home

WILLIAM LAUGHLIN 
WICHITA, Kan. � Services for William Clifford Laughlin, 96, Wichita, formerly of Ada, Okla., with Criswell Funeral Home, Ada.

He died April 4, 2004, at a Wichita nursing facility.

CLEO MCLISH 
ADA � Services for Cleo McLish, 79, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home.

She died April 5, 2004. at a local nursing facility.

PAMELA OWENS 
HOLDENVILLE � Graveside services for Pamela Susanne Owens, 50, Holdenville, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Greenleaf Cemetery, southwest of Spaulding.

She died April 3, 2004, at an Ada hospital.

Fisher Funeral Home

ORVIL ANDRISON

SEMINOLE � Services for Orvil Lee Anderson, 74, Seminole, are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Swearingen Funeral Home Chapel.

He died April 7, 2004, at a Shawnee hospital.

EARL BRIGHT

SULPHUR � Graveside services for Earl L. Bright, 55, Sulphur, are 2 p.m. Friday at Mounds Cemetery, Mounds.

He died April 7, 2004, at Sulphur.

Clagg Funeral Home

GARLAND O'CONNOR

KONAWA � Services for Garland Leo O'Connor, 85, Konawa, are 10 a.m. Tuesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, the Rev. Joe Arledge officiating. Burial follows at Sacred Heart Cemetery. Rosary will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Mr. O'Connor died April 6, 2004, at his home. He was born July 21, 1918, at Shawnee to Ardis and Anna Bouska O'Connor. He was a longtime resident of the Konawa-Sacred Heart area.

He and Vera West were married Feb. 22, 1942, at Sacred Heart.

Mr. O'Connor was self-employed as a carpenter for more than 60 years and served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include the mother of his children, Vera O'Connor, of the home; five daughters, Mary Ann Arledge, Newalla, Margaret Atchely, Apopka, Fla., Janice Floyd, Jo Ann O'Connor, both of Konawa, and Loretta Ringgold, Shawnee; five sons, Gene O'Connor, Hal O'Connor, both of Shawnee, Dwaine O'Connor, Steve O'Connor and Victor O'Connor, all of Konawa; a sister, Ann Merkel, Konawa; two brothers, Michael O'Connor, Shawnee, and Albert O'Connor, Moore; 45 grandchildren; and 38 great-grandchildren.

Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home

DOROTHY BUMGARNER

DAVIS � Services for Dorothy Jewel Bumgarner, 75, Davis, were April 2 at Krien Funeral Home Chapel. Burial follows at Green Hill Cemetery.

She died March 30, 2004, at her home.

HARLAND SHARP

ADA � Graveside Services for Harland Sharp, 54, Ada, are 10 a.m. Friday at Oakman Cemetery.

He died April 6, 2004, at a local hospital.

Criswell Funeral Home

SAM DYKEMAN

STRATFORD � Graveside services for Sam J. Dykeman, 91, Stratford, are 11 a.m. Friday at McGee Cemetery.

He died April 6, 2004, at Blaby.

Pickard Funeral Home

FLOYD HOBGOOD

ROFF � Services for Floyd W. Hobgood, 89, Roff, formerly of Ada, are 2 p.m. Thursday at Oak Avenue Baptist Church, Ada, the Revs. Ray Talbott and Kenneth Elkins officiating. Burial follows at East Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Hobgood died April 5, 2004, at a local hospital. He was born April 14, 1914, at Pontotoc County to Reed Thomas and Minnie Sellers Hobgood.

He was a lifelong resident of this area and attended school at Pleasant Hill.

He and Ozell C. Crass were married June 24, 1933. She died Jan. 8, 2002, at Ada.

Mr. Hobgood employed with Ideal Cement, later known as Holcim Cement Company, for many years and was a longtime active member of Oak Avenue Baptist Church, where he served as deacon.

Survivors include a nephew, Murl Phillips and his wife Wanda, Roff; and many other nieces and nephews.

Bearers are Charles Bates, Jim Stevens, Dwight Hart, Dennis Story, Dwight Eidson and Roy Chaney.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

WILLIAM LAUGHLIN

WICHITA, Kan. � Graveside services for William Clifford Laughlin, 96, Wichita, formerly of Ada, Okla., are 11 a.m. Thursday at Memorial Park Cemetery, Ada, Bud Ross officiating.

Mr. Laughlin died April 4, 2004, at Wichita. He was born Dec. 31, 1907, at Ada to James Irvin and Georgia E. Simpkins Laughlin. He lived in the Ada area all his life, attending Hayes School and graduating from Ada High School. He also attended East Central University.

He and Mayme Lois Carter were married May 4, 1936, at Denison, Texas. She died March 2, 1990, at Ada.

Mr. Laughlin was a welder and later a machine shop foreman for Ideal Cement Co., retiring with 22 years of service. He was also a member of the Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Betty Jo Roy, Wichita Falls, Texas.

Survivors include a daughter, Twyla Jean Riley, Morro Bay, Calif.; a son, William Carter Laughlin, Wichita; five grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

GEORGE LOWE

WETUMKA � Services for George Edward Lowe, 57, Wetumka, are 2 p.m. Thursday at Yeager Methodist Church, Yeager. Burial follows at Yeager Cemetery.

He died April 5, 2004.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville

PARKER NOLAND

DAVIS � Private graveside family services for Parker Shay Noland, infant daughter of Micah and Chrissy Noland, Davis, were Tuesday at Swan Hill Cemetery, Ada.

She was born and died April 3, 2004, at an Oklahoma City hospital.

She was preceded in death by her great-grandparents, Herman Collins and Letha Cleveland.

Survivors include her parents, Micah and Crissy Noland, Davis; grandparents, Larry and Trish Miller, Ada, Jim and Julie Noland, Davis, and Marilyn Cleveland, Edmond; great-grandparents, Virgil and Martha Miller, Vanoss, Laverne Collins, Ada, Dale and Velma Noland, Davis; and a great-grandfather, J.E. Cleveland, Sulphur.

Krien Funeral Home

DORIS WATSON

DOUGHERTY � Services for Doris Ann Watson, 62, Dougherty, are 2 p.m. Friday at Dougherty Baptist Church. Burial follows at Dougherty Cemetery.

She died April 6, 2004, at Sulphur.

Fox Funeral Home, Davis

FRANCES STRINGFIELD

SEMINOLE � Services for Frances Jeannette Hester Stringfield, 85, Seminole, are 2 p.m. today at the Church of Christ, Little. Burial follows at Little Cemetery.

She died April 3, 2004, at Shawnee.

Swearingen Funeral Home, Seminole

ROBERT WISER

ADA � Graveside services for Robert O. �Bob� Wiser, 86, Ada, are 2 p.m. Friday at Hobart Cemetery, the Rev. Tommy Clark officiating.

Mr. Wiser died April 5, 2004, at a local hospital. He was born April 14, 1917, at Havana, Ark., to Porter Hulon and Ratha Omegia Rogers Wiser.

He attended Havana schools and had moved to the Ada area from Hobart in 1995. He owned and operated a service station and was a fire chief at Rosedale.

He and Syble Eulala Smith were married Dec. 12, 1936, at Havana. She died in March 1997.

He was also preceded in death by his parents; a son, Johnny Lee Wiser; two brothers, Joe Wiser and Hulon Wiser; and a sister, Mary Wiser.

Survivors include a son, Bobby Joe Wiser, Carnegie; a daughter, Carolyn Melton, Ada; four brothers, James Wiser, Danville, Ark., Roger Wiser, Havana, Henry Wiser, Boron, Calif., and Frank Wiser, Clarksville, Ark.; three sisters, Ida S. Hall, Belleville, Ark., Betty Reed, Little Rock, Ark., and Molly Fish, Garland, Texas; seven grandchildren, Barbara Cotton, Cheryl Bradenburg, Cathy Ross, Robert Lee Wiser, Debra Hankins, Karen Pickens and Lisa Lanini; 10 great-grandchildren; 15 nephews; and seven nieces.

Bearers are Mark Ross, Stoney Brandenburg, Larry Null and Nick Dalton.

Smith-Phillips Funeral Home

DOROTHY JACKSON

ADA � Services for Dorothy H. Jackson, 90, Ada, are pending with Smith-Phillips Funeral Home.

She died April 7, 2004, at a Weatherford nursing facility.

WINEFRED BERRYMAN

ADA � Services for Winefred Berryman, 86, Ada, are 2 p.m. Monday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. John Haynes officiating. Burial will follow at Oakman Cemetery.

Mr. Berryman died April 8, 2004, at a Sulphur veteran's hospital. He was born May 25, 1917, at Oakman to Jess Washington and Myra Coffee Berryman. He lived most of his life in this area. He lived 35 years in California.

He attended schools at Oakman and Byng.

Mr. Berryman was a steel worker, welder and pipefitter for U.S. Steel in California until his retirement. Later, he was a bus driver for the Byng School system.

He married Jacoba Hartsuiker Dec. 15, 1945, in Huntington Park, Calif. She died July 23, 2001, at Ada.

He was a Baptist and member of National Campers and Hikers Association. He served as vice president of Ada Hobo's Club. He was a veteran, serving in the U.S. Army during World War II, stationed in Europe. He was a private first class.

Survivors include a daughter, Rochelle Berryman, Ada; two sons, Mike Berryman and wife JoAnn, Mt. View, Hawaii, and Richard Berryman, Ada; a sister, Jean Ainsworth and husband B.J., Oklahoma City; a brother, J. B. Berryman, Oklahoma City; four grandchildren, Jess, Theresa, Chris and Jacob of Hawaii.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

ALICE JETTON

ADA � Services for Alice Jetton, 89, Ada, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. James Jackson officiating. Burial follows at Lightning Ridge Cemetery.

Mrs. Jetton died April 8, 2004, at a local hospital. She was born Feb. 2, 1915, at Roff, to Jake and Bettie Boone Coulson. She was a lifelong resident of this area. She attended school at Lightning Ridge and Vanoss. She attended LPN school at Valley View Regional Hospital.

She worked as an LPN at Valley View Regional Hospital, Stonegate Nursing Center and Ballard Nursing Center. She was a member of First Assembly of God Church in Ada.

She married A. J. "Jack" Jetton Jan. 20, 1936. He died Sept. 9, 1974, at Ada.

She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Betty, on Sept. 29, 1937, and a grandson, Dean McNeill, on April 2, 1992.

Survivors include three daughters, Jo McNeill, Stonewall, Stella Phillips, Stigler, and Phyllis Underwood, Ada; eight grandchildren, Dale McNeill, Dallas, Texas, Dan McNeill, Stonewall, Jerri Carlock, Kellyville, Jodi Hayter, Sapulpa, James Underwood, Ada, Felecia Price, Ada, Faron Underwood, Ardmore, and Jack Underwood, Ada; and 14 great-grandchildren, Kent, Aaron and Amber McNeill, Jeremy Carlock, Jennifer, Jessica and Jamie Hayter, and Eric, Cody, Mekaela, Andrea, Samantha, Alyssa and Kyla Underwood; a sister, Dorothy Cole.

Bearers are Jerri Carlock, James Underwood, Faron Underwood, Dan McNeill, Jack Underwood and Curtis Myers.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

JOHN LUCAS

ANNAPOLIS, Md. � Services for Retired Army Col. John Dalton Lucas, 86, Annapolis, were April 8, 2004, at the Old Post Chapel at Fort Myer, Va. Burial followed at Arlington National Cemetery.

Colonel Lucas died March 6, 2004, at a military hospital at Bethesda, Md. He was born Oct. 3, 1917, at Dela, Okla.

He earned a bachelor's degree from Oklahoma State University in 1941 and a master's of arts in education from Ohio University in 1966.

He was commissioned a second lieutenant in 1941, serving in North Africa and Italy with the 362nd Infantry Regiment of the 91st Division during World War II. He served in an intelligence unit in Korea with the 45th Division.

During the 1950s, he served in France for more than three years and later was a professor of military science, heading the Army's ROTC program at Ohio University for five years.

He was awarded the Combat Infantryman's Badge, three Bronze Stars, Purple Heart and Croix d'Honneur from the French-British Friendship Association.

After his military retirement in 1966, he was named director of Alumni Records at Ohio University. In 1967 he became the veterans' employment representative in the state of Ohio for the U.S. Department of Labor at Columbus, retiring in 1983 and moving to Maryland.

Survivors include his wife, Cherrye S. Lucas, originally from Ada, Okla.; two sons, John Edmond Lucas, Harrisburg, Pa., and Steven Mitchell Lucas, Annapolis, Md.; a brother-in-law, Roy K. "Ted" Smith, Ada; and four grandchildren.

CLINTON SMITH

ADA � Services for Clinton Price Wilson Smith, 33, Ada, are 10 a.m. Monday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, John Mayhue officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mr. Smith died April 7, 2004, near Coleman. He was born July 13, 1970, at Carlsbad, N.M. to Vance and Shirley Faye Fennell Wilson. He lived in Carlsbad until moving to Ada in the mid-1980s. He attended Byng and Ada schools. He received a bachelor's degree from East Central University and was currently working on a master's degree.

He worked for eight years as Pontotoc County Literacy Coalition coordinator.

He married Kacey Willis.

Survivors include his wife, Kacey Willis, of the home; two daughters, Summer Lynn Willis and Brianna Renee Willis, both of the home; a sister, Angel Wilson, Cuba, N.M.; a brother, John Moyer, Lubbock, Texas; three aunts; six uncles; three great-aunts, two great-uncles; and three nephews; and 37 cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents; grandmother, Bessie Owens; grandfather, Arthur Fennell; and great-grandmother, Effie Kelley.

Bearers are Michael Willis, Kelsey Young, Jayme Gore, Shannon Gore, Randy Green and Greg Effinger.

Honorary bearers are Toby Hill, Todd Kane and Greg Gandy.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

MICHAEL L. SMITH

NORMAN � Memorial Services for Michael Leon Smith, 55, Norman, formerly of Ada and Holdenville, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation is until 9 p.m. Sunday at Criswell Funeral Home.

Mr. Smith died Thursday, April 8, 2004, near Allen. He was born Aug. 28, 1948, in Holdenville to Leon and Alice Beck Smith. He attended school at Holdenville and graduated from Holdenville High School.

Mr. Smith was the first sales associate for Pre-Paid Legal Services when it began in 1973. He was serving as the national accounts manager for Pre-Paid Legal Services. He served in the National Guard.

He married Terie Lynn Deaton July 19, 1984. She died Nov. 24, 2003, at Norman.

Survivors include two daughters, Brandy Johnson and husband Mike, Tulsa, and Shawna Smith and friend Robert Sershon, Oklahoma City; his mother, Alice Smith, Holdenville; sister, Kay Pitcock and husband Frank, Holdenville; two nieces, Trisha Phillips and Charlotte Northam. He was preceded in death by his father, Leon Smith, in 1987.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

GILLIAN ALBERSON

MUSKOGEE � Services for Gillian Darby Alberson, 2-year-old daughter of Jim and Susan Alberson, Muskogee, are 2 p.m. Monday at Pickard Funeral Chapel, Stratford, the Rev. Marvin Knox officiating. Burial follows at McGee Cemetery.

Gillian died April 7, 2004, at Tulsa. She was born July 6, 2001, at Carthage, N.Y., to Jim David and Susan Thomas Alberson. She had lived most of her life in Muskogee.

Survivors include his parents; his grandparents, Robert and Kathy Alberson, Stratford, and Blaine and Pauline Thomas, Harrisville, N.Y.; great-grandparents, Jeannie Hamilton, Pauls Valley, Marge and Jay Jones, Missouri, and Luther and Bea Kaler, Harrisville; a brother, Christopher Alberson; and two sisters, Kathryne and Jennifer Alberson.

Pickard Funeral Home

WINEFRED BERRYMAN

ADA � Services for Winefred Berryman, 86, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Berryman died April 8, 2004, at a Sulphur VA Center.

DOROTHY JACKSON

ADA � Services for Dorothy Marie Cox Jackson, 90, Ada, are 2 p.m. Monday at Smith-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel, Charles Murphy

officiating. Burial follows at Highland Cemetery in Stonewall.

Mrs. Jackson died April 7, 2004, at Corn Heritage Village in Corn. She was born Feb. 17, 1914, at Sallisaw to Marvin and Ethel Kid Cox. She graduated from the New Lima Public Schools. She was employed in the transportation division at Tinker Air Force Base from 1943 until she retired in 1965.

She married Noel Jackson in 1946. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Margery Walker; and two brothers, William and Bobby Cox.

Survivors include a son, Jerry Hargis and wife Wanda, Weatherford; three Sisters; Clemie Murphy, Ada, Maxine Lasley, Roswell, N.M., and Laquita Cox, Stonewall; four grandchildren, Veronika Hargis, Santa Clara, Calif., and LaTasha, Andre and Adrianne Marshall, all of Weatherford.

Smith-Phillips Funeral Home

ALICE JETTON

ADA � Services for Alice Jetton, 89, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mrs. Jetton died April 8, 2004, at a local hospital.

CLINT SMITH

ADA � Services for Clinton Price Wilson Smith, 33, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Smith died April 7, 2004, near Coleman.

ORVAL SNEED

HOLDENVILLE � Services for Orval Sneed, 58, Holdenville, are 2 p.m. Saturday at Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel. Burial follows at Holdenville Cemetery.

He died April 5, 2004.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home

MICHAEL L. SMITH

NORMAN - Services for Michael Leon Smith, 55, Norman, formerly of Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Smith died April 8, 2004, at Allen.

BETTY LEWIS

ADA � Services for Betty Jean Lewis, 82, Ada, are 10 a.m. Friday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Maynard Whipple officiating. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Graham Memorial Cemetery, Pryor.

Mrs. Lewis died April 6, 2004, at a local hospital. She was born March 15, 1922, at Red Fork to Ike and Emma Cloud Caldwell. She graduated from Mounds High School and attended Draughn Business College in Tulsa.

She and Jeff Lindly Lewis were married Oct. 27, 1946. He died August 29, 2000.

Mrs. Lewis was a receptionist for NIPAK Gas Company in Pryor, retiring in 1969. She was a member of Salina United Methodist Church and a member of the Order of Eastern Star.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Merl Caldwell.

Survivors include two sons, Joe Lewis and wife Kaye, Ada and Jimmy Lewis, Austin, Texas; a brother, Jim Caldwell, Fort Worth, Texas; a sister, Eula "Sis" Conners, Midlothian, Va.; a granddaughter, Janesa Miller and husband Keith, Holdenville; and a great-granddaughter, Jaylan Miller, Holdenville.

Honorary bearers are Jay Lewis, Keith Lewis, Jason Lewis, Keith Miller, Larry Harrison, Tanis Gonzalez, Roger Brewer and Jerry Townley.

Criswell Funeral Home

OLLEN SNOW

ADA � Services for Ollen Odell Snow, 83, Ada, formerly Stonewall, are 10 a.m. Friday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, Scott Young officiating. Burial follows at Highland Cemetery, Stonewall.

Mr. Snow died April 14, 2004, at a local nursing facility. He was born Sept. 23, 1920, near Centrahoma to Richard Young and Nancy Isabelle Green Snow. He attended school at Gerty and East Central University.

In 1955, Mr. Snow opened the first automatic laundromat in Ada, owned and operated Snow's Grocery in Stonewall and the Union Valley Station. He was also a real estate agent.

He and Joyce Evelyn Sims were married in 1941. She preceded him in death June 10, 1993. He married Patsy June Trimmer April 18, 1973. She preceded him in death July 25, 1998.

He was a member of the Church of Christ and served in the U.S. Army as a military policeman during World War II.

Survivors include his children, Dale Snow and wife Darla, Mike Trimmer and wife Lora, all of Ada, Tony Kaai, and Susie Kaai; and seven grandchildren, Sharla Snow, Brad Holloway and wife Brandi, Eric Holloway, Mitchell Trimmer, Jason Trimmer, Lauren Trimmer and Marcie Davis.

Bearers are Marlin McKay, Wendell Sawyer, Donald Brooks, L.D. Brady, Terry Scott and Jesse Berrie.

Criswell Funeral Home

IDA WARD

COALGATE � Services for Ida Madeline McCorkie Ward, 90, Coalgate, are 2 p.m. Friday at Coalgate Church of Christ.

She died April 13, 2004, at McAlester.

Brown's Funeral Service

WILLIE MAE WEAVER

ADA � Services for Willie Mae Weaver, 97, Ada, are 11 a.m. Saturday at Philemon Baptist Church, Dr. C.R. Hill and the Rev. Freddy Clark officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mrs. Weaver died April 11, 2004, at a local hospital. She was born Sept. 29, 1906, in Milam County, Texas, to James and Maggie McGlauthing Brown. She came to this area in 1979 from Okmulgee, where she attended school.

She and Henry James Weaver were married Dec. 9, 1926, at Oklmulgee. He preceded her in death on April 14, 1968.

Mrs. Weaver was a seamstress and domestic worker until her retirement. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Okmulgee where she served in the Usher and other organizations of the church. After moving to Ada, she joined Philemon Baptist Church and became a deaconess, choir member, treasurer of the WMU organization and worked in the food department.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Mayola Barnes, and four grandchildren.

Survivors include a son, Eddie Weaver and wife Betty, Ada; a daughter, Virginia Matthews and husband Johnny, Compton, Calif.; two stepsons, Johnny Weaver, Oklahoma City and Henry James Weaver Jr., Wewoka; a niece whom she reared, Gwen Marshall, Broken Arrow; two nephews, Rudolph and Luther Powedrill, Compton; nine grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends, and caregiver, Phyllis Smith.

Bearers are Harvey Gray, Reggie Seals, Billy Blue, Jr., Glen Shelton, Wilfred Anderson, Nathaniel Blakley.

Honorary bearers are Frank Wright Jr., Augusta Bennett, Johnny Brown, Alonzo Albert, Herb Colbert, Bill Gallimore and Walter Grant Sr.

Criswell Funeral Home

KELLY FIXICO

HOLDENVILLE � Services for California �Kelly� Fixico, 101, Holdenville, are 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Tekopuchee Methodist Church, Hughes County.

He died April 11, 2004.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home

CEBERT KING

WAPANUCKA � Services for Cebert G. King, 86, Wapanucka, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Church of God.

He died April 11, 2004, at Denison, Texas.

Campbell-Watts Funeral Home

THOMAS REVAS

SEMINOLE � Services for Thomas L. Revas, 75, Seminole, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Swearingen Funeral Home Chapel.

He died April 11, 2004, at Seminole.

WILLIE MAE WEAVER

ADA � Services for Willie Mae Weaver, 97, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. She died April 11, 2004 at a local hospital.

GILLIAN ALBERSON

MUSKOGEE � Services for Gillian Darby Alberson, 2-year-old daughter of Jim and Susan Alberson, Muskogee, are 2 p.m. today at Pickard Funeral Home Chapel, Stratford, the Rev. Marvin Knox officiating. Burial follows at McGee Cemetery.

Gillian died April 7, 2004, at Tulsa. She was born July 6, 2001, at Carthage, N.Y., to Jim David and Susan Thomas Alberson. She had lived most of her life in Muskogee.

Survivors include her parents; her grandparents, Robert and Kathy Alberson, Stratford, and Blaine and Pauline Thomas, Harrisville, N.Y.; great-grandparents, Jeannie Hamilton, Pauls Valley, Marge and Jay Jones, Missouri, and Luther and Bea Kaler, Harrisville; a brother, Christopher Alberson; and two sisters, Kathryne and Jennifer Alberson.

Pickard Funeral Home

MARY MARTIN

ADA � Services for Mary Lynn Martin, 76, Ada, are 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, the Rev. Ray Ackerman will officate. Burial follows at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mrs. Martin died April 11, 2004, at a local hospital. She was born Aug. 2, 1927, at Stratford to John R. and Evelyn Gray Braselton.

She attended school at St. Mary's Academy, Sacred Heart, for five years, graduated from Ada High School and attended East Central University.

She and Dr. Frank J. Martin were married June 25, 1951, at Aleppo, Kan.

Mrs. Martin was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, where she served as organist for several years.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a sister, Jolene Braselton; a brother, John Braselton; an infant son, David Francis Martin; and a son-in-law, John Fleming.

Survivors include four daughters, Angela Fleming, Tulsa, Rita Mayberry and husband Greg, Meeker, Francene Shelton and husband Rick, Ada, Carol Baustert and husband Dale, Sand Springs; three sons, Paul Martin and fiance, Vicki Hess, Ada, John Martin, Denver, Colo., Alan Martin and wife Elizabeth, Tulsa; a sister, Nell Louise Hayes, Los Angeles, Calif.; and 13 grandchildren.

Bearers are Knights of Columbus.

The family says those who wish may make memorial donations to the Pontotoc County Adult Daycare Center, P.O. Box 2002, Ada, OK 74820.

Criswell Funeral Home

ROSA BREZNEY

LEHIGH � Services for Rosa Tokarske Brezney, 94, Lehigh, are 2 p.m. today at Brown's Funeral Service Chapel, Coalgate. Burial follows at Lehigh Cemetery.

She died April 8, 2004, at Coalgate.

Brown's Funeral Service, Coalgate

ELSIE BROWNING

HOLDENVILLE � Graveside services for Elsie Browning, 92, Holdenville, are 2 p.m. today at Holdenville Cemetery.

She died April 9, 2004.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home

LARRY LEE

HOLDENVILLE � Services for Larry L. Lee, 70, Holdenville, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church. Burial follows at Holdenville Cemetery.

He died April 9, 2004.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home

KENNETH WAGGONER

ARDMORE � Services for Kenneth Waggoner, 77, Ardmore, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Cowley-Krien Funeral Chapel, Sulphur. Burial follows at Oaklawn Cemetery, Sulphur.

He died April 10, 2004, at Ardmore.

WALTER MAYER JR.

ADA � Services for Walter J. Mayer Jr., 60, Ada, are 10 Tuesday at First Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Carl Hayes officiating.

Mr. Mayer died April 9, 2004, at his home. He was born Aug. 18, 1943, at Oklahoma City to Walter J. and Emma Margaret Krauter Mayer.

He graduated from Ada High School in 1961 and attended East Central University.

Mr. Mayer was a third generation rancher in Pontotoc County. He also had owned and operated Ada True Value Hardware since 1981.

He married Lana Templeton Aug. 24, 1963, at Ada. He served in the National Guard for six years.

Survivors include his wife, Lana, of the home; two sons, Walter J. Mayer Jr. and his wife Sheree, Ada, and Michael David Mayer and his wife Jayne, Tulsa; a grandson, Dustin Bise, Nashville, Tenn.; a sister, Margaret Barton, Ada; two nieces, Elizabeth Whatmoor and her husband Dean, Washington, D.C., and Sarah Carlsson and her husband Niclas, Stockholm, Sweden; two brothers-in-law, Julian Noland and wife Sandra, Ardmore, and Jerry Noland and wife Barbara, Florence, Ariz.

Donations may be made to Victory Home Health and Hospice, 1306 Arlington, Ada, OK 74820 or Arbuckle Area Council, Boy Scouts of America, P.O. Box 5309, Ardmore, OK 73403.

Visitation to 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Criswell Funeral Home.

Bearers are Page Thompson, Don Kellogg, Jim Herndon, Mike Roets, Larry Gregory and Don Mauch.

Honorary bearers are Julian "Big" Henry, Sean Sanders, John Walston and Rick Estes.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

CLAY WILSON

ADA � Services for Clayton Ray Wilson, 32, Ada, are 2 p.m. Monday at Southwest Church of Christ, Floyd Kaiser officiating and Bob Utley assisting. Utley will be conducting graveside services at Rosedale Cemetery and military honors will be conducted by the 180th National Guard.

Mr. Wilson died April 15, 2004, at an Oklahoma City hospital. He was born June 7, 1971, to Charles Reuben and Nancy Ruth Fitchlee Wilson. He graduated from Ada Public Schools in 1990 and from East Central University in 1998 with a bachelor of science degree.

He worked for Darrell Nemecek as an ECU student officer from 1997 to 1998. He then worked for the Beaver County Sheriff's Department from 1998 to 1999. He was then employed at the University of Oklahoma's Health Science Department from December 1999 to June 2000.

Mr. Wilson enlisted in the United States Army Jan. 29, 1992, and was honorably discharged Oct. 27, 1994. He enlisted in the Oklahoma Army National Guard Dec. 13, 2001, and was mobilized for Operation Enduring Freedom Oct. 15, 2002, with service in the Sinai, Egypt, as part of the Multinational Force and Observers Peacekeeping mission. He was honorably discharged from the Oklahoma Army National Guard Dec. 12, 2003.

Mr. Wilson's awards and decorations include the Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal Second Award, South West Asia Service Medal 2/Bronze Service Star, Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/M device, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Bar, Multinational Force and Observers Medal, Oklahoma Good Conduct Ribbon Second Award. He will be awarded the Global War on Terrorism Medal and Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal.

He returned to ECU as a full-time officer in December 2000, and then began working at the Ada Police Department Aug. 12, 2002. He left the Ada Police Department to serve in Sinai, Egypt, and upon completion of his duties he returned to serve the Ada Police Department in August 2003.

He and Nikki Wilson were married Jan. 1, 1994, at Ada.

Mr. Wilson was a member of Southwest Church of Christ and the Fraternal Order of Police. He was a lifelong resident of Ada.

Survivors include his wife, Nikki Wilson, of the home; a son, Kody Wilson, and daughter, Kayla Wilson; parents, Chuck and Nancy Wilson, both of Ada; a brother, Kyle Wilson and wife Shenny; a sister, Pam Brown and husband Quentin, New Orleans, La.; a nephew, Hunter Wilson, Ada; and a niece, Taylor Wilson, Ada.

Bearers are Kyle Wilson, Jack Long, Larry Harden, Jason Sewell, Chris Hassler and Greg Chilcoat.

Smith-Phillips Funeral Home

MAC McKINNEY

MILL CREEK � Graveside services for Merrill "Mac" McKinney, 80, Mill Creek, are 2 p.m. Monday Oaklawn Cemetery, Sulphur.

He died April 15, 2004, at Ardmore.

Cowley-Krien Funeral Home

BUCK PRICE

ADA � Services for William Buck Price, 91, Ada, are 2 p.m. Monday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Revs. Mike Taylor and Randall Christy officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mr. Price died April 15, 2004, at his home. He was born Jan. 7, 1913, at Lawrence to Jack and Lena Hubbert Price.

He lived in this area all his life and attended school at Pecan Grove. He was a member of Ahloso Baptist Church, and later a member at Morris Memorial Baptist Church. He served as a deacon at both churches.

Mr. Price retired from Evergreen Mills in 1975 with 35 years of service. He was also a farmer.

He and Melba Cope were married May 5, 1935, at Ada.

He was preceded in death by a son, Jackie Howard Price, July 1, 1943.

Survivors include his wife, Melba Price, of the home; two sons, Charles Price and wife Paula, Shawnee, and Donald Lee Price and wife Annette, Ada; two daughters, Melba Jean Davis and husband Joe L., Ada, and Carol Jane Gile and husband Merle, Oklahoma City; seven grandchildren; 11great-grandchildren; and a great-great-granddaughter.

Bearers are grandsons Bobby Price, Ronnie Price, Kenneth Price, Shawn Price, Randy Hurley and Donny Price.

Honorary bearers are Joe Kent Abbott, Jerry Dyer, Charles Richard, Johnnie Boring, and Palliative nurses Lia Harrison, Sheila Neal and Jaylene Williams.

Criswell Funeral Home

BILLY STICK

ARDMORE � Services for Billy Nelson Stick, 52, Ardmore, are 10 a.m. Tuesday at Griffin Funeral Home Chapel. Burial follows at Kilcrease Cemetery at Ada. Family visitation will be held from 1-3 p.m. Tuesday at Criswell Funeral Home, Ada. A wake service will be held 7-9 p.m. Monday at Griffin funeral Home.

Mr. Stick died April 15, 2004, at Ada. He was born Aug. 10, 1951, at Ada to Houston Stick Sr. and Martha Punluste Stick.

He and Esterlain Wallace were married July 31, 1981, at Ardmore.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife, Estherlain Stick, of the home; two daughters, Erica Stick and Emily Stick, both of Ardmore; a brother, Houston Stick Jr., Ada; and six sisters, Semmie Stick, Martha Hawkins, Virgie Frazier and Francis Miller, all of Ada, Velma Frazier, Allen, and Barbara Carpenter, Tulsa.

Bearers are Wayne Marris, Bobby Thomas, Albert Lewis, Curtis Ned, Donnie Johnson and Keith Coley. In Ada, bearers are William Stick, Roger Stick, Teddy Stick, Kevin Carpenter, Mark Frazier and Daniel Frazier.

Honorary bearers are Hugh "Doc" Folsom, Charles Folsom, Bob Longest and J.C. Hawkins.

Griffin Funeral Home

JAMES TATUM JR.

KONAWA � Services for James Sherman Tatum Jr., 79, Konawa, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Vamoosa Baptist Church. Burial follows at Vamoosa Cemetery.

He died April 16, 2004, at his home.

Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home, Konawa

PEGGY BENGE

RAVIA � Services for Peggy L. Benge, 73, Ravia, are 2 p.m. Saturday at Full Gospel Holiness Church, Mannsville. Mrs. Benge died April 14, 2004, at Ardmore.

BUCK PRICE

ADA � Services for William Buck Price, 91, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Price died Thursday, April 15, 2004, at his home.

CLAYTON WILSON

ADA � Services are pending with Smith Funeral Home for Clayton Ray Wilson, 33, Ada. He died April 15, 2004, at Oklahoma City.

MARILYN A. ANDERSON

In Loving Memory of Marilyn A Anderson. She found peace on April 14th, 2004. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, April 17th, in Lula, Oklahoma.

Marilyn was born Oct. 17th, 1951 to Carl and Donna Cox of Lakeside, AZ. She grew up in Salem, OR and graduated in Naples, Italy. She is survived by her parents, three children, Joe Anderson of OKC, Dawn Friend of Sapulpa, and Tammy Nickerson of Ada, as well as three grandchildren. She was deeply loved and will be dearly missed.

Friends and Family are encouraged to make donations to Northside Nursing Center, Sapulpa, in lieu of flowers.

MARTHA EBBERT

COALGATE � Memorial services for Martha Frances Sevier Ebbert, 77, Coalgate, are 2 p.m. Saturday at Moore Cemetery, Richard Hampton officiating. She died Feb. 19, 2004, at Fairbanks, Alaska.

Brown's Funeral Service, Coalgate

SYDNI MANUEL

ADA � Graveside services for Sydni Rheagan Manuel, infant daughter of Brent and Sandra Manuel, Ada, are 10 a.m. Friday at Ashland Cemetery.

She died April 13, 2004, at Oklahoma City.

Brown's Funeral Service, Coalgate

JEAN NELSON

ADA � Services for Jean Nelson, 69, Ada, are 2 p.m. Friday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Jack Kemper officiating. Burial follows at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mrs. Nelson died April 14, 2004, at a local hospital. She was born Nov. 13, 1934, to Walter P. and Ruby Ora Boatman Burleson.

She attended schools at New Lima and graduated from New Lima High School. She moved to Ada in 1953 from Wewoka and was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Nelson retired from Southwestern Bell Telephone Company after 18 years.

She and Max Rudy Nelson were married Sept. 8, 1953, at Ada.

Mrs. Nelson was preceded in death by her father, Walter Burleson; mother, Ruby Burleson; and three sisters, Eula Mae Sawyer, Nona Sue Venegas, and her twin sister, Ernestine Gentry.

Survivors include her husband, Max Nelson, of the home; two sons, Mike Nelson and wife Linda, Orlando, Fla., and Gary Nelson and wife Donnetta of Carrollton, Texas; a sister, Reba Harris, San Angelo, Texas; two brothers, Walter J. Burleson and wife Pat, Tyler, Texas, and James Walter Burleson and wife Martha Gay, Lago Vista, Texas; five grandchildren, Ashley Nelson, Dallas, Texas; Jordan Nelson, Orlando, Fla., Whitney Nelson, Tyler Nelson and Drew Nelson, all of Carrollton; and a great grandchild, Riley Nelson, Dallas.

Bearers are J.E. Quinton, Kenneth Roberts, Charles Sutton, Brett Allred, Tyler Nelson, Jordan Nelson and Drew Nelson.

Criswell Funeral Home

OSCAR CASTLEBERRY

SULPHUR � Services for Oscar Monroe Castleberry, 84, Sulphur, are 2 p.m. Saturday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. He died April 18, 2004, at Sulphur.

Clagg Funeral Home

GARY GLAVE

ALLEN � Services for Gary Allan Glave, 61, Allen, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Allen First Baptist Church, the Rev. Chad Kaminski officiating. Burial follows at Oakman Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted by the Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 85 Honor Guard, Oklahoma City. Visitation at the Allen Chapel is 3 p.m. today until service time.

Mr. Glave died April 18, 2004, at a VA hospital in Oklahoma City. He was born Oct. 1, 1942, in McClain, N.Y. to Lee and Edna Carpenter Glave. He graduated from Kathleen High School in Lakeland, Fla., in 1960. He and his wife, Sue Glave, owned and operated Glave-Moore Auction Co. and owned and operated Tinmaker & Glitz as an antique dealer. He was an Episcopalian.

He married Betty Sue Brown July 30, 1989, at Ben Wheeler, Texas.

Mr. Glave served in Vietnam in the U. S. Air Force. He was a member of VFW, American Legion and Allen Chamber of Commerce.

Survivors include his wife, Sue, of the home; four sons, Eric Glave and wife Valerie, Bedford, Texas, Pvt. Jeffery Glave, Fort Riley, Kan., Riley Moore, Allen, and Ed Moore and wife Hope, Ada; a daughter, Angela and her husband Donnie Watts II, Oklahoma City; mother-in-law, Lillian Kidwell, Allen; two brothers, Wayne Glave, Lakeland, Fla., and Raymond Glave, Davenport, Fla.; three sisters, Dixie Wattling, Laura Davis and Linda Wolfe, all of Lakeland; and 13 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Anthony Michael Glave, and his parents.

Bearers are Eric Glave, Ed Moore, Jeffery Glave, Riley Moore, Donnie Watts II, Melvin Moore and Donnie Watts III.

Criswell Funeral Home

JOHN JOHNSON

MENA Ark. � Graveside services for John Marvin Johnson, 76, Mena, were Saturday at Board Camp Cemetery, David Dixon officiated.

Mr. Johnson died April 14, 2004, at his home. He was born Jan. 12, 1928, at Tullos, La., to Albert Johnson and Alberta Bishop Johnson.

He served in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps. He worked in the oil industry as a general laborer and was of the Baptist faith.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three sons, Jack Summers, James Johnson and Tony Ray Johnson; sisters, Minnie Lee Duncan, Jewel Johnson and Bonnie Johnson; a brother, Mike Johnson; and two half sisters, Cleo Eatherly and Geneva Dean.

Survivors include four daughters, Julia Williams, Mena, Jeannie Ames, Gentry, Edna Wyant, Tulsa, Okla., and Mary Jane Huelsenback, Missouri; a son, John Johnson, Leonard, Okla.; two brothers, Harvie Johnson, Ada, Okla., and Murriel Johnson, Allen, Okla.; 17 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and numerous other family members and friends.

Beasley-Wood Funeral Home

KERMIT KIMBROUGH

DALLAS, Texas � Services for Kermit Newton Kimbrough, 65, Dallas, formerly of Ada, Okla., are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, Van Newton officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mr. Kimbrough died April 18, 2004, at Dallas. He was born Feb. 10, 1939, at Marlow, Okla., to Spofford Newton and Gracie Lucille Leach Kimbrough. He moved to Ada as a young child, and attended school at Hayes Elementary in Ada and St. Louis, Okla., graduating from St. Louis High School. He attended East Central University and graduated from Oklahoma State University Tech with a degree in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering.

He was employed with Certified Service Corp. in Dallas until 1974. He then owned and operated Kim Aire Service Co. until 1984.

He married Dana McFarland in 1960 in Ada. He was a member of Church of Christ. He served in Oklahoma National Guard and later with Texas Army Reserve.

Survivors include his wife, Dana Kimbrough, of the home; a daughter, Karla Clifton, Soper, Okla.; a son, Kolin Kimbrough, Dallas; his mother, Lucille Kimbrough, Lawton; a brother, John B. Kimbrough, Dallas; two sisters, Janet Ansley, Odessa, and Nancy Leachman, Vici, Okla.; a granddaughter, Kallie Clifton, Soper; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Ralph Kimbrough.

Bearers are Barry Bradshaw, Carrel Bryant, Randy Bryant, Jim King, Jan Newton, Jim Grant and Ron DaVee.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

JUSTIN LEMONS

TISHOMINGO � Services for Justin Wayne Lemons, 19, Tishomingo, are 2 p.m. today at Mill Creek First Baptist Church, the Rev. Bart Bradford officiating. Burial follows at Tishomingo Cemetery. He died April 18, 2004.

Clark Funeral Home

MARY PENLEY

SULPHUR � Graveside services for Mary Ruby Penley, 92, Sulphur, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Oaklawn Cemetery. She died April 17, 2004, at Sulphur.

Cowley-Krien Funeral Home

Mary Penley 
Mary Penley

SULPHUR � Services for Mary Ruby Penley, 92, Sulphur, are pending with Cowley-Krien Funeral Home.

She died April 17, 2004, at Sulphur.

WANDA METCALF

BYNG � Services for Wanda Charlene Metcalf, 69, Byng, are 10 a.m. Wednesday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, Ada, the Rev. Larry Coltura officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Criswell Funeral Home.

Mrs. Metcalf died April 17, 2004, at her home. She was born March 23, 1935, at Edmond to Charley and Ruby Hensley Stone. A lifelong Ada and Byng resident, she attended Willard school and graduated from Horace Mann High School.

Mrs. Metcalf retired from Valley View Regional Hospital with more than 50 years of service. She was a member of the Bible Wesleyan Church.

She and Richard Dean Metcalf Sr. were married Aug. 15, 1977, at Pontotoc County.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Vinnie Mae West and Alga Loy; and a brother, Jefferson Stone.

Survivors include her husband, Richard Dean Metcalf Sr., of the home; four sons, Jody Turner and wife Debbie, Madill, Billy Turner, Pauls Valley, Jimmy Turner and Charles Turner, both of the home; a daughter, Lisa Ames and husband Randy, Ada; a stepson, Richard Metcalf Jr., Sulpur; two stepdaughters, Lisa Winter and husband David, Wichita, Kan., and Lori Metcalf Smith and husband Doug, Ada; two brothers, Olga Stone, Lubbock, Texas, and David Stone, Wichita; two sisters, Martha White, Plainview, Texas, and Nida Middleton, Lawton; and 10 grandchildren, Chris Turner, Carris McConnell, Cody Turner, Jessica Turner, Britny Pryor, Brandy Ames, Ashley Winter, D. J. Winter, Cameron Smith and Nicole Winter.

Bearers are Bradley Conaway, Randy Ames, Joe Craig, Ricky Pierce, Aaron South and Chris Turner.

Honorary bearers are Dr. Roy Doty, Joe Tingle, Dr. Jack Howard, Dr. B.R. Coleman and Austin Banning.

Criswell Funeral Home

KERMIT KIMBROUGH

DALLAS, Texas � Services for Kermit N. Kimbrough, 65, Dallas, formerly Ada, Okla., are pending with Criswell Funeral Home, Ada.

He died Sunday at a Dallas hospital.

GARY GLAVE

ALLEN � Services for Gary Glave, Allen, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home, Ada.

He died April 18, 2004, at an Oklahoma City hospital.

GERALD GOODSON

DAVIS � Services for Gerald Wayne Goodson, 38, Davis, were today at First Baptist Church.

He died April 17, 2004.

Fox Funeral Home

ALLENE COFFEY

MADILL � Graveside services for Allene Coffey, 79, Madill, are 11 a.m. Tuesday at Nelda Cemetery, near Dickson.

She died April 16, 2004, at Tishomingo.

Campbell-Watts Funeral Home

BETTY DICKERSON

ADA � Memorial services for Betty Jane Dickerson, 78, Ada, are 2 p.m. Wednesday, at Kingdom Hall, Don Marical officiating. Family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Criswell Funeral Home.

Mrs. Dickerson died April 16, 2004, at a local nursing facility. She was born May 3, 1925, at Ada to Barney and Elizabeth Louella Nelson Derryberry.

She lived in this area all her life, attended LPN school and worked at Sugg Clinic and Valley View Hospital as an LPN. She was a member of the Jehovah�s Witness church.

She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Kimberly Dickerson.

Survivors include a son, Michael R. Dickerson and wife Rebecca, Denver, Colo.; three daughters, Susan J. Eaton and husband Rickey, Karen L. Weeks and husband Danny, and Kelli D. Sutton and husband Justin, all of Ada; a brother, Billy Derryberry and wife Lena, Ada; a sister, Ruth Moss and husband J. A., Bakersfield, Calif.; and eleven grandchildren, Heath Dickerson, Heather Dickerson, Chaz Dickerson, Josh Bryant, Tony Bryant, Zane Morris, Chase Morris, Kyle Bryan, Montana Sutton, Rodacia Sutton and Whitley Sutton.

Criswell Funeral Home

JOHN JOHNSON

MENA Ark. � Graveside services for John Marvin Johnson, 76, Mena, were Saturday at Board Camp Cemetery, David Dixon officiated.

Mr. Johnson died April 14, 2004, at his home. He was born Jan. 12, 1928, at Tullos, La., to Charles Johnson and Alberta Bishop Johnson.

He served in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps. He worked in the oil industry as a general laborer and was of the Baptist faith.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three sons, Jack Summers, James Johnson and Tony Ray Johnson; sisters, Minnie Lee Duncan and Jewel Johnson and Bonnie Johnson; a brother, Mike Johnson; and two half sisters, Cleo Ettely and Geneva Levy.

Survivors include four daughters, Julia Williams, Mena, Jeannie Ames, Gentry, Edna Wyant, Tulsa, Okla., and Mary Jane Huelsenback, Missouri; a son, John Johnson, Leonard, Okla.; two brothers, Harvie Johnson, Ada, Okla., and Murriel Johnson, Allen, Okla.; 17 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and numerous other family members and friends.

Beasley-Wood Funeral Home

EDNA PRYOR

ADA � Services for Edna Pryor, 92, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home.

She died April 23, 2004, at a local hospital.

ALTA WOOD

SEMINOLE � Services for Alta Vesta Patterson Wood, 94 Seminole, are 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel, Holdenville.

She died April 22, 2004.

GLENDA LYNN

ELMORE CITY � Graveside services for Glenda Jane Dilbeck Lynn, 52, Elmore City, are 1 p.m. Saturday at Dolberg Cemetery.

She died April 22, 2004, at Ardmore.

Clagg Funeral Home, Sulphur

LOYD PALMER

TUPELO � Graveside services for Loyd Columbus �L.C. Boog� Palmer, 88, Tupelo, are 2 p.m. Saturday at Byrd�s Prairie Cemetery, the Rev. Charles Lloyd officiating.

He died April 21, 2004.

Brown�s Funeral Service, Coalgate

BUSTER HAYS

ADA � Services for Amos W. "Buster" Hays, 84, Ada, are 2 p.m. Friday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Vernal West officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery, where the Chickasaw Honor Guard will perform military honors. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. today at Criswell Funeral Home

Mr. Hays died April 20, 2004, at an Oklahoma City hospital. He was born Nov. 7, 1919, at Ada to Billie Perry and Hattie Bell Newton Hays. He lived in this area all his life, attending Hayes Grade School and graduating from Ada High School. He also attended East Central University for two years.

He was employed at the Ada Evening News as a composing room foreman for many years, and was currently employed at the Chickasaw Nation in the print shop. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II, and was a member of the American Legion.

Mr. Hays was a member of College Heights Missionary Baptist Church, and currently served as a deacon. He has also served as Sunday school superintendent.

He and Anna Louise Thomason were married Nov. 27,1946. She died on Dec. 11, 1994, at Ada.

Survivors include two sons, Wayne Patty, Ada, and Randel Patty, Baton Rouge, La.; a sister, Virginia Bowers, Ada; a brother-in-law, George Parker, Ada; four grandchildren, Angela Baltimore, Monique Bucaro, Drew Patty and Sandra Mosier; four nieces, Ann Patty, Carol Strain, Rosa Tudor and Jo Jones; and a nephew, Gary Don Parker.

Bearers are Harold Mann, Eric Todd, Kevin Bowles, Robert West and Kevin Worcester.

Criswell Funeral Home

ROBERT M. ALLMAN

ADA � Services for Robert Milton Allman, 75, Ada, are 11 a.m. Friday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, Frank Brewer officiating. Burial follows at Vamoosa Cemetery, near Konawa.

Mr. Allman died April 20, 2004, at a local hospital. He was born Jan. 15, 1929, at Drumright to Robert M. and Nellie Burris Allman. He moved to Ada in 1972 with his family from Tulsa and attended grade school at Drumright and high school at Soap Lake, Wash.

He worked in the construction industry as a welder, and was a boiler maker for Betchel and Kellogg Companies, as well as other international and state-side construction companies.

He and Virginia Yerby were married June 6, 1959, at Tulsa.

Survivors include his wife Virginia, of the home; a daughter, Susan Allman Shofner, Ada; a son, Michael Allman, Ada; two sisters, Wanda Collier, San Diego, Calif., and Rita Hopkins, Salina; and three grandchildren, Robert Michael Allman, Kristina Nicole Allman and James M. "Trey" Shofner III.

Bearers are Bill Yerby, John Yerby, Jerry Yerby, Dillard Taylor, Weldon Cravey and John Melson.

Criswell Funeral Home

ROLLAND CANTRELL

NORMAN � Graveside services for Rolland M. Cantrell, 84, Norman, are 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 15, at Holdenville Cemetery, Holdenville.

He died April 12, 2004, at Norman.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home

DONNA EVANS

SULPHUR � Services for Donna Hunter Evans, 56, Sulphur, are 2 p.m. Friday at Cowley-Krien Funeral Home.

She died April 20, 2004, at Oklahoma City.

CHARLES FINLAY

DAVIS � Services for Charles F. Finlay, 54, Davis, are pending with Krien Funeral Home.

He died April 21, 2004, at an Ardmore hospital.

DEWEY HARRIS

ENID � Services for Dewey Dee Harris, 81, Enid, formerly of Lehigh, are 2 p.m. Friday at Lehigh Baptist Church. Burial follows at Lehigh Cemetery.

He died April 21, 2004, at Enid.

Brown's Funeral Service, Coalgate

LOYD PALMER

COALGATE � Services for Loyd Palmer, 88, Coalgate, are pending with Brown's Funeral Services.

He died April 21, 2004, at a Coalgate hospital.

JIMMY PEARCE

ADA � Services for Jimmy Pearce, 44, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home.

He died April 22, 2004, at an Oklahoma City hospital.

BUSTER HAYS

ADA-Services for Amos W. "Buster" Hays, 84, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home.

He died April 20, 2004, at an Oklahoma City hospital.

ROBERT M. ALLMAN

ADA � Services for Robert M. Allman, 75, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home.

He died April 20, 2004, at a local hospital.

ALTA AKERS

DOUGHERTY � Services for Alta Mae Akers, 96, Dougherty, are 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Dougherty Baptist Church.

She died April 19, 2004, at Davis.

Fox Funeral Home, Davis

TERRI RHOADES

TULSA � Services for Terri Jean Rhoades, 48, Tulsa, are 2 p.m. today at Butler-Stumpff Funeral Home Chapel.

She died April 18, 2004, at Tulsa.

Butler-Stumpff Funeral Home

WANDA METCALF

BYNG � Services for Wanda Charlene Metcalf, 69, Byng, are 10 a.m. Wednesday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Larry Coltura officiating. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery. Visitation is 6 to 8 p.m. today at Criswell Funeral Home.

Mrs. Metcalf died April 17, 2004, at her home. She was born March 23, 1935, at Edmond to Charley and Ruby Hensley Stone. She lived in the Ada-Byng area all her life. She attended Willard School and graduated from Horace Mann High School.

Mrs. Metcalf retired from Valley View Regional Hospital with more than 50 years of service. She was a member of Bible Wesleyan Church.

She married Richard Dean Metcalf Sr. Aug. 15, 1977, in Pontotoc County.

Survivors include her husband, Richard Dean Metcalf Sr., of the home; four sons, Jody Turner and wife Debbie, Madill, Billy Turner, Pauls Valley, Jimmy Turner, of the home, and Charles Turner, of the home; a daughter, Lisa Ames and husband Randy, Ada; a stepson, Richard Metcalf Jr., Sulpur; two stepdaughters, Lisa Winter and husband David, Wichita, Kan., and Lori Metcalf Smith and husband Doug, Ada; two brothers, Olga Stone, Lubbock, Texas, and David Stone, Wichita, Kan.; two sisters, Martha White, Plainview, Texas, and Nida Middleton, Lawton; 10 grandchildren, Chris Turner, Carris McConnell, Cody Turner, Jessica Turner, Britny Pryor, Brandy Ames, Ashley Winter, D. J. Winter, Cameron Smith and Nicole Winter. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Vinnie Mae West and Alga Loy; and one brother, Jefferson Stone.

Bearers are Bradley Conaway, Randy Ames, Joe Craig, Ricky Pierce, Aaron South and Chris Turner.

Honorary bearers are Dr. Roy Doty, Joe Tingle, Dr. Jack Howard, Dr. B. R. Coleman and Austin Banning.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

ALLIE LOVELIS 
STONEWALL � Services for Allie Lovelis, 84, Stonewall, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. She died Sept. 21, 2005, at her home.

MABEL ALLRED 
ALLEN � Services for Mabel Gladys Allred, 96, Allen, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. She died Sept. 20, 2005, at a local hospital.

WYNDELL WALKER SR. 
ADA � Services for Wyndell LaKeith Walker Sr., 71, Ada, are 10 a.m. Thursday at Criswell Funeral Chapel, the Rev. Jamie Perry officiating. Burial follows at Memorial Park Cemetery, with the U. S. Navy honor Guard conducting military honors.

Mr. Walked died Sept. 19, 2005, at an Oklahoma City hospital. He was born Aug. 6, 1934, at Ada, to Oscar Walker and Perleedia Britt Walker.

He attended Ada schools and graduated from East Central University in 1979, and also graduated from Murray State College with studies in gunsmithing. At that time, he was the oldest college graduate in Oklahoma history. He was Commanding Officer of the U. S. Navy Sea Cadet League from 1982-1984. He worked at Byng schools from 1972-1991, retiring in 1991 as a teacher. He was of the Baptist faith. He was a member of A.R.R.L. Amateur Radio Operators, Oklahoma Education Association, Pontotoc County Retired Teachers Association, National Rifle Association and T. S. A. He retired from the U. S. Navy as a YN1 after serving 20 years, serving in Vietnam and Korea, and was a member of the Fleet Reserve.

He married Tommie Abbott in January of 1971 in Ada.

Survivors include his wife, Tommie, of the home; five sons, Wyndell L. Walker Jr., Oklahoma City, Mike Canada, Eddie Canada, both of Byng, Ross Galemore, Midwest City, and Keith Walker, Modesto, Calif.; five daughters, Cindy Galemore, Woodward, Wynell Thomas, Ukiah, Calif., Brenda Walker, Linda Walker, both of Dyersburg, Tenn., and Wynelda Jo Woodward, Fort McCoy, Fla.; two sisters, Jackee Bolin, Tulsa, and Merle Ann Knight, Tahlequah; seventeen grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and adopted grandchildren.

Bearers are Keith Allred, Glen Walker, Ronnie Mitchusson, Mark Davis, Kyle Jones and Ronnie Smith.

Honorary bearers are Lyle Henderson, Al Martin, Eric Martin, Ronnie Owens, Evan Martin, Tom Gillum, Justin West, Joe Farmer and Joe Tingle.

Criswell Funeral Home

JACK CARPITCHER 
ADA � Services for Jack Carpitcher, 80, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. He died Sept. 20, 2005, at his home.

Criswell Funeral Home

AILEEN FAULKNER 
ADA � Services for Aileen Cothern Faulkner, 76, Ada, are 10 a.m. Wednesday at the River of Life Worship Center, the Rev Charles Dial officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mrs. Faulkner died Sunday, Sept. 18, 2005, at a local nursing home. She was born March 31, 1929, at Claremont, Ky., to Grover Claver and Nora Lee Warden Logsdon.

She married Delbert Faulkner Oct. 3, 1996, at Ada. Mrs. Faulkner was a homemaker, and a member of the River of Life Worship Center.

She was preceded in death by three children.

Survivors include her husband, Delbert Faulkner, of the home; a son, Wayne Cothern, Irvington, Ky.; three stepsons, Archie Dean Faulkner, Ada, Delbert Wayne Faulkner, Allen, and David Michael Faulkner, Oklahoma City; two stepdaughters, Wildeanna Webb, Ada, and Melinda Hawkins, Blanchard; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a sister, Irene Browning, Bardstown, Ky.; a brother, Joe Logsdon, Elizabethtown, Ky.; 14 stepgrandchildren; and five stepgreat-grandchildren.

Criswell Funeral Home

WYNDELL L. WALKER 
ADA � Services for Wyndell L. Walker, 71, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. He died Sept. 19, 2005, at an Oklahoma City hospital.

Criswell Funeral Home

CLAUD CLARK JR. 
ROFF � Services for Claud Clark Jr., 37, Roff, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. He died Sept. 19, 2005, at Tishomingo.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

AL TRIBBEY 
OKLAHOMA CITY-Services for Alphus Elisha �Al� Tribbey, 91, Oklahoma City, formerly of Ada, are 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Rollow Chapel of the First United Methodist Church, Ada, Rev. George Carson will officiate. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mr. Tribbey died Saturday, September 17, 2005 at an Oklahoma City nursing home. He was born September 2, 1914 at Maud, Oklahoma to Arthur William and Margaret Florence Akin Tribbey.

He graduated from Maud High School and attended East Central University. He moved to this area from Maud in 1940, and later moved to Oklahoma City in October, 1989.

He married Ruby Vee McGee on August 10, 1933. She died October 3, 1998 in Ada. Mr. Tribbey was the owner of the Kit-Kat Drive-In from 1949 until 1973, and built the Holiday Inn in 1973. He sold the Holiday Inn in 1981 and later built the Rain Tree Motor Inn in 1981. Mr. Tribbey was a member of the First United Methodist Church, a member of the Masonic Lodge in McAlester and the Director of the Oklahoma Restaurant Organization.

Survivors include a son, Dr. Michael A. Tribbey and his wife Denise, of Edmond, OK; a daughter-in-law, Ann Tribbey, Ada; four grandchildren, Brett Lee Tribbey and his wife Jeannie, Ada, Arthur Edward �Chip� Tribbey, Ada, Scott Michael Tribbey, Edmond, and Lauren Denise Tribbey, Edmond.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, Ruby Tribbey, a son, Arthur Lee Tribbey in May, 2000, three brothers, Emmitt Tribbey, Elbert Tribbey, and John Tribbey.

Bearers will be Brett Tribbey, Scott Tribbey, Ron McMillan, Rick Drummond, Billy Neal, and Rick Neal.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

BESSIE FREDEEN 
SULPHUR � Graveside services for Bessie Ruth Fredeen, 87, Sulphur, are 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Highland Cemetery, Lawton.

She died Sept. 16, 2005, at Sulphur.

Clagg Funeral Home, Sulphur

HELEN KILPATRICK 
SASAKWA � Graveside services for Helen L. Kilpatrick, 81, Sasakwa, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Lone Dove Cemetery, south of Wewoka.

She died Friday, Sept. 16, 2005.

Hudson-Philips Funeral Home, Holdenville

AILEEN COTHERN 
ADA � Services for Aileen Cothern, 76, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home.

Mrs. Cothern died Sunday, September 18, 2005 at a local nursing home.

CHARLES FINLAY

DAVIS � Private family service for Charles F. Finlay, 57, Davis, have been scheduled at Rest Haven Cemetery, Brady, Texas.

He died April 21, 2004, at an Ardmore hospital.

Krien Funeral Home

RON GANDY

ADA � Services for Ronald Neal Gandy, 22, Ada, are 2 p.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church, the Revs. John Haynes and Roy Robertson officiating. Burial follows at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mr. Gandy died April 22, 2004, at a local hospital. He was born Nov. 4, 1981, to Rob and Kathy Neal Gandy. He lived in this area all his life, attended Ada schools and East Central University. He was active in band & drama at Ada schools, East Central University and the First Baptist Church, Ada.

He was a member of the Bowlegs First Assembly of God Church.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Rusty Gandy, Nov. 6, 2003.

Survivors include his parents, Rob and Kathy Gandy, of the home; two brothers, D. J. Gandy, of the home and Ken Gandy and wife Johnnie, Ada; a sister, Kathleen Thomas and husband Bryan, Moore; his fiance�, Shayla Robertson, and her family, Seminole; his grandfather, C. Wayne Neal, Oklahoma City; three nieces and a nephew.

Bearers are Tom Greenfield, DeWayne Davis, Dr. Charles Mettry, Bill Adams, Dr. Jack Medlock and Chris Palmer.

Honorary bearers are alumni, students & parents of East Central University-Baptist Student Union, Ada; Churches & office staff of Banner Baptist Association; medical and office staff of Valley View Regional Hospital, Ada; Employees of Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma; employees of Ada Schools, past and present; and the East Central University band.

The family says those who wish may make memorials to The Baptist Student Union, c/o East Central University, P. O. Box 1776, Ada, OK 74820, or Bowlegs First Assembly of God Church, Bowlegs.

Criswell Funeral Home

FERNE LOFTIS

HOLDENVILLE � Services for Ferne Loftis, 88, Holdenville, are 2 p.m. Saturday at the Church of God.

Burial follows at Holdenville Cemetery.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home

JIMMY PEARCE

ADA � Services for Jimmy Lee Pearce, 44, Ada, are 11 a.m. Saturday at the First Free Will Baptist Church, the Revs. Ken Wolf and Brad Ransom officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5:30-7 p.m. today at Criswell Funeral Home.

Mr. Pearce died April 22, 2004, at an Oklahoma City hospital. He was born Jan. 29, 1960, near Ada to Gene and Betty Phillips Pearce. He lived in this area all his life, attended school at Stonewall and graduated from Stonewall High School.

He had owned and operated Wade�s Muffler Specialists since 1985, and was a member of Harmony Free Will Baptist Church.

He and Jolene Hanks were married Jan. 16, 1988.

Mr. Pearce was preceded in death by two brothers, Kit Pearce and Danny Pearce.

Survivors include his wife, Jolene Pearce, of the home; two daughters, Jennifer Pearce, Corpus Christi, Texas, and Brandi Parry and husband Brandon, Ada; two sons, Buddy Pearce and Andrew Pearce, both of Ada; his parents, Gene and Betty Pearce, Pontotoc; a sister, Jeanie Robins, Byng; and one brother, Sonny Pearce, Fittstown; his mother-in-law, Juanita Bolinger, Atwood; and a grandson, Caleb Parry.

Bearers are Jesse Brittain, Charlie Forehand, Richard Byrd, Todd Ray, Doug Estes and Bud Estes.

Honorary bearers are Chuck Lancaster, Gary Wood and Jim Hudson.

The family says those who wish may make memorials to the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Cancer Research, 825 NE 13th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73104-5097.

Criswell Funeral Home

ELMA ROADY 
DAVIS � Services for Elma Lorene Roady, 89, Davis, are 11 a.m. Monday at the Pentecostal Holiness Church. Burial follows at Green Hill Cemetery. She died Sept. 21, 2005.

Hale�s Fox Funeral Home

KEVIN WEAST 
TULSA � Services for Kevin D. Weast, 37, Tulsa, are 10 a.m. Monday at South Tulsa Baptist Church, Dr. Lonnie Latham officiating. Burial follows at Atwood Cemetery, Atwood. Visitation is today from 5-9 p.m. at Bixby Funeral Service.

Mr. Weast died Sept. 22, 2005. He was born Dec. 1, 1967 at Bethesda, Md., to the Rev. Forest and Patricia Poole Weast. His family settled in Oklahoma in 1975. He attended Lexington Public Schools and Stratford Public Schools before moving to Midwest City in 1980 where he graduated from Carl Albert High School in 1986. He attended East Central University, for two years and earned his accounting degree from Oklahoma Baptist University. He was very active in the accounting field and was a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors, Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants and Tulsa Conference of Accountants. Mr. Weast earned his certifications as a Certified Internal Auditor and Certified Public Accountant. He was employed at Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group as a director of special projects in the marketing department.

He was preceded in death by one infant sister, Janet; and grandparents, Marvin Weast, Lillie Mearl Weast and J.C. Poole.

Survivors include his wife, Stephanie, of the home; daughters, Sayre and Schuler of the home; son Bryer, of the home; his parents, the Rev. Forest and Patricia Weast, Ada; sister, Kimberly Weast-Sabella and husband Lt. Col. James Sabella, Troy, Ill.; nieces, Hannah and Rachel Sabella, Troy, Ill.; nephew, Anthony Sabella, Troy, Ill.; and grandmother, Viva Greene Poole, Ada.

The family says that memorial donations may be made to South Tulsa Baptist Church, Building Fund, 10310 S. Sheridan Road, Tulsa, OK 74133.

Bixby Funeral Service, Bixby

SUE WILSON 
ADA � Graveside services for Sue Wilson, 63, Ada, are 10 a.m. Monday at Memory Gardens, McAlester, Capts. Mark and LeighAnn Craddock of the Salvation Army officiating.

Mrs. Wilson died Sept. 22, 2005, at a Norman hospital. She was born Nov. 29, 1941, at Ada, to Marion Allen and Edna Mackelmurray Allen. She married Jackie Dean Wilson April 17, 1964, at Ada. He died Sept. 17, 1996.

Mrs. Wilson was a homemaker and a member of the Salvation Army and the Home League.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; several brothers and sisters; and one son-in-law, Ted Castillo.

Survivors include one son, David Wilson, of the home; three daughters, Angel Bray and husband Tim, Tammy Castillo and Jackie Cochran and husband Freddie, all of Ada; two brothers, Richard Allen, Ada, and Vern Wilson and wife Connie, Bristow; two sisters, Roberta Robinson, Tishomingo, and Billie Blansett, McAlester; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Smith-Phillips Funeral Home

MERLIN ALLARD 
ADA � Services for Merlin I. Allard, 81, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. He died Sept. 23, 2005, at a local hospital.

Criswell Funeral Home

ALMA LINDSEY 
BARSTOW, Calif. � Graveside services for Alma Cathlyn Harkrider Lindsey, 91, Barstow, formerly of Ada, Okla., are 10 a.m. Wednesday at Rosedale Cemetery, Ada, the Rev. Bob Langston officiating. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2005, at the First Baptist Church, Barstow.

Mrs. Lindsey died Sept. 20, 2005, at a Beaumont, Calif. care center. She was born May 17, 1914, at Ada, to Sam and Jessie Mae Wright Harkrider. In 1918, during the typhoid epidemic, her mother died. Alma and her two sisters were taken to separate relatives in Illinois. She later moved to Okmulgee, Okla., where she graduated from high school. In 1931, she came to live in Ada and attended East Central College.

She married W. C. �Dub� Lindsey in 1933. He died in 1965. She and her husband owned and operated �Dub�s Shoe Shop� at Ada for 50 years. She was also employed at the First National Drive-through Bank until 1962. She was an active member of the First United Methodist Church, Ada. She moved to Barstow in 1964.

Survivors include a daughter, Barbara Sue Lindsey Kelly and husband Jon; granddaughters, Kim Kelly Harris and husband Wade and Kaye Kelly Webster and husband Jim; great-grandchildren, Camie Harris, Krisie Harris, Derik Webster, Tristian Webster, Alley Webster and Nathan Jon Webster; great-great-grandchildren, Dylan and Brett; sisters-in-law, Ruth Lindsey Cole, Margaret Lindsey Cox, Jo Ann Lindsey and Polly Adkins; brothers-in-law, G. W. Adkins and Al Cole; nieces and nephews, Charlene Cross Winston, Dala Cross Rouse, Phillip Kirby Gull, Mickey Cox, Kent Lindsey, Cindy Hampton, Elaine McGee and Ann Farr.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

WALTER SEALS 
ADA � Services for Walter Lee Seals, 66, Ada, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Reaper Baptist Church, the Rev. Freddie Clark officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mr. Seals died Sept. 22, 2005, at an Oklahoma City hospital. He was born Dec. 11, 1938, at Maxwell, Okla., to Willie and Johnnie Mae Brown Seals. He attended Napier school.

Mr. Seals married Carolyn Yvonne Littlejohn. She died Aug. 8, 1998. He was employed as kitchen help with Golden Corral Restaurant from the time the restaurant opened at Ada until his retirement in June of 2005. Formerly, he was employed with Wickham Packing Plant, Ada. Mr. Seals was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include a son, Walter Seals, Jr., Allentown, Pa.; two daughters, Kathy Seals and Sherryli Rennae Seals, both of Tulsa; four brothers, Raymond Seals, Spencer, Douglas Seals, Eli Seals, both of Ada, and Willie Pink, Pauls Valley; one sister, Bertha Seals, Oklahoma City; eleven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Bearers are his nephews, Jeffery Curtis Seals, Ronalda Seals, Jeremy Washington, Craig Rogers, Steven �Bud� Seals and Kenneth Ray Seals.

Criswell Funeral Home

BRIAN SELF 
ADA � Memorial services for Brian Clark Self, 45, Ada, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, Jay Keel officiating.

Mr. Self died Sept. 15, 2005, at his home. He was born April 8, 1960, at Ada, to Leon C. and Betty Benton Self. He lived all his life in this area, graduating from Ada High School in 1978 and East Central University May 11, 1985, with high honors, receiving a bachelor of arts degree. While at ECU he was a member of Pi Gamma Alu International Honor Society in social science, a member of Alpha Chi and received a service award for service to the University, to the student body, and to the community. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a degree of juris doctorate May 7, 1988. He was elected to Who�s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges in 1983-1984 and 1984-1985. He was commended for Academic Achievement in Politics and Government on April 26, 1985.

Mr. Self passed the Oklahoma Bar Exam Oct. 5, 1988. He practiced family law for several years until health problems forced him to retire.

Survivors include his mother, Dr. Betty Self, Robert Lee, Texas; his father, Dr. Leon Self, Wyandotte, Okla.; two brothers, Bruce Self and wife Diana and Thomas Self, all of Denton, Texas; and two nephews, Ben and Jason.

Criswell Funeral Home

JACKIE CARPITCHER 
ADA � Services for Jackie �Jack� Carpitcher, 80, Ada, are 2 p.m. Saturday at Seminole Indian Baptist Church, the Revs. George Harjochee and Webster Fixico officiating. Burial follows at Carpitcher Family Cemetery. Wake services will be 6 p.m. Thursday at the Criswell Funeral Chapel, and at Seminole Baptist Church Friday evening.

Mr. Carpitcher was born May 23, 1925, at Sasakwa, to Weitna Weitna Carpitcher and Lilly Davis Carpitcher. He died Sept. 20, 2005, at home.

He married Winnie Mae Harjo in 1942. He was baptized by Walter Morgan at Birdcreek Indian Baptist Church. He and his brother and uncles built the first ball diamond at the Mekusukey Mission. He worked in the oil fields and as a laborer, and had his own engine shop.

He was preceded in death by four brothers, Robert Carpitcher, Freeland Carpitcher, Eunah Carpitcher and Joe Carpitcher; and two sisters, Sally Martin and Katy Cass.

Survivors include one son, W.W. Jimmy Carpitcher and wife Maxine, Sasakwa; three daughters, Jackie Kernel, Ada, Julia Isaac, Madill, and JoAnna Carpitcher, Byng; one sister, Virginia Cosar, Konawa; 15 grandchildren, Rhonda, Charlie, Rhoda, Angie, Deanna, Weitna, Jonnie, Jonell, Jon Jr., Travis, Janice, Timothy, Michael, Marques and Mario; 28 great-grandchildren, Ateesha, William, Tashina, Winterstar, Winterdawn, Destiny, Alexander, Rhiannon, Zaniel, Cynda Ann, Monique, LeAnn, Danielle, Amanda, Jessica, Thomas, Olivia, Kennedy, Kelsey, Kanada, Kenyon, Sierra, Grace, Aleah, Jonathan, Zachery, Johnsey, Emilee and Joseph; and many nieces, nephews, and relatives.

Bearers are Samuel Cane, Michael Joe, Jock Jones, Timmy Narcomey, Israel Camp and Edward Walker.

Honorary bearers are Danny James Carpitcher, Jesse James Carpitcher, Jackie Freland Davis, Victor Scott Underhill, Tyree Lee Underhill, Anthony Gordon Cosar and Mickey Lee Cosar.

Criswell Funeral Home

LLOYD BOLIN SR. 
LIVE OAK SPRINGS RESORT, Calif. � Graveside services for Lloyd H. Bolin Sr., 83, Live Oak Springs Resort, were Sept. 9, 2005, in El Centro, Calif.

Mr. Bolin died Sept. 1, 2005. He was born March 30, 1922, at Healdton, Okla. He lived in the Ada, Okla., area for many years. He married Billie Van Buskirk Oct. 13, 1945, at Sulphur, Okla. They moved to Holtville, Calif., in 1957. Mr. Bolin worked as a heavy equipment operator at Imperial Valley until he retired in 1980.

Survivors include his wife, Billie; two sons, Harold Bolin and wife Jennifer, El Centro, and Gary Bolin, Columbia Falls, Mont.; three grandsons, Steven Bolin, Denver, Colo., Brent Bolin, El Centro, and Michael Bolin, College Station, Texas; two granddaughters; Michelle Jorgensen and Elizabeth Christianson, both of Missoula, Mont.; nine great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Hems Brothers Mortuary, El Centro

AUDREY PLYMALE REID 
HOLDENVILLE � Graveside Services for Audrey Plymale Reid, 79, Holdenville, are 1:30 p.m. Thursday, at Holdenville Cemetery.

She died Sept. 19, 2005.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home

ROSALIE GROTHAUS 
SHAWNEE � Wake services for Rosalie Grothaus, 67, Shawnee, formerly of Wewoka, are 6 p.m. Thursday at Stout-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services are 2 p.m. Friday at Stout-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel. Burial follows at Factor Cemetery.

She died Sept. 19, 2005, at an Oklahoma City hospital.

Stout-Phillips Funeral Home, Wewoka.

RAYMOND LEMMINGS 
KONAWA � Private family services are set for Raymond Gene Lemmings, 61, Konawa. He died Sept. 19, 2005, at Konawa.

Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home

CHARLES HARRY 
ALLEN � Memorial services for Charles �Chuck� Elmer Harry, 74, Allen, will be set at a later date. He died Sept. 20, 2005, at Ada.

Smith-Phillips Funeral Home, Ada

SUE GREEN 
RIVERBANK, Calif. � Graveside services for Sue Green, 69, Riverbank, are 11 a.m. Thursday at Lakewood Memorial Park. Viewing is from 4-8 p.m. today at Riverbank Memorial Chapel.

Mrs. Green died Sept. 18, 2005, at a local hospital. She was born Oct. 28, 1935.

She was a native of Oklahoma. She worked as a manager for the Credit Bureau of Stanislans County for 35 years. She was also a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include her husband, Nathan Green, Riverbank; three children, Karen Green, Modesto, Natha Snow, Montana, and Steven Green, Riverbank; two sisters, Mildred Clinton, Oklahoma, and LaWanda Snyder, New Mexico; three brothers, Billy Joe Young, Fresno, Elmer Lee Young and Riley Young, both of Oklahoma; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

The family says that remembrances may be made to the American Cancer Society/Stanislaus Unit 1604 Ford Ave., Modesto, CA 95350.

Riverbank Memorial Chapels

CLAUD CLARK JR. 
ROFF � Graveside services for Claud William Clark Jr., �Bubbie,� �Splinner,� 37, Roff, are 10 a.m. Friday at East Hill Cemetery, Roff, Rick Brown and Billy Box officiating.

Mr. Clark died Sept. 19, 2005, at Tishomingo. He was born Aug. 26, 1968, at Bakersfield, Calif., to Claud William and Merri Lynn Bird Clark.

He lived around the Fittstown area all his life. He graduated from Sasakwa High School.

Mr. Clark married Cheryll Phillips Kirk March 9, 1996, at Roff.

He was a heavy equipment operator for T.X.I., Mill Creek.

Survivors include his wife, Cheryll Clark, of the home; a son, Zack Clark, of the home; a daughter, Ashley Clark, of the home; stepchildren, Dustin Kirk and wife Ashley, Melody Stokes, all of Roff, and Julie Pennington and husband Brent, Ada; his father, Claud Clark Sr. and wife Brenda, Fittstown; his mother, Merri Clark, Ada; grandmother, Georgia Thomas, Missouri; two sisters, Melinda O�Dell and husband Billy, Tulsa, and Toni Collins and husband Tony, Ada; brother, Danny Clark and wife Jerri, Kentucky; his mother and father-in-law, Gene and Linda Phillips, Roff; a sister-in-law, Genia Phillips, Roff; a brother-in-law, Randall Phillips and wife Lisa, Fittstown; five foster children, Brittany Stokes, Kelsey Kirkland, Roff, Larissa Kirkland, Stonewall, Ashley and Norma Jean Watham, of the home; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

DUSTY ABBOTT 
ADA � Services for Dusty Bo Abbott, 19, Ada, are 2 p.m. Thursday at the First Baptist Church, Ada, the Revs. Kirk Remers, Randy McCown and Mike Luster officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mr. Abbott died Sept. 26, 2005, at Ada. He was born July 31, 1986, at Ada, to Vernon Vincent and Robin Leigh Thomas Abbott. He attended school at Latta and graduated from Roff High School in 2005, where he was a member of the Roff Tiger Basketball team, a member of the 2004 State Champion Baseball team, the Future Farmers of America and the Academic team at Roff High School. He was a freshman at East Central University, where he was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity.

Mr. Abbott was a Little League Umpire at the Homer Baseball Fields, was employed at the Chickasaw Lazer Zone and Superior Sign Shop. He attended Lightning Ridge Baptist Church and later attended Morris Memorial Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Sammie Thomas, Sally Dumas, Jourdan Abbott and Merle Abbott; and great-grandparents, Roy and Marie Bottoms.

Survivors include his parents, Vince and Robin Abbott, of the home; a sister, Misty Lynn Abbott, of the home; grandmother, Mary E. Thomas, Ada; two uncles, Richard Thomas and wife Pat and Russell Thomas, all of Ada; three aunts, Cindy Griffin and husband Richard, Ada, Holly Wilkes and husband Greg, Purcell, and Dayna Dumas, California; cousins, Rodney Thomas, Shannon Thomas, Justin Thomas, Mandy Thomas, Cody Griffin and Nicole Griffin, all of Ada.

Bearers are Richard Griffin, Cody Griffin, Brandon Hatton, Felix Perez, Eric Strickland and Billy Henson.

Honorary bearers are all members of the Latta Cubs, Roff Tigers and Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity.

Criswell Funeral Home

NADINE ALEXANDER 
ADA � Services for Frances Nadine Alexander, 77, Ada, are 2 p.m. Friday at Morris Memorial Baptist Church, the Rev. Gary Jamar officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mrs. Alexander died Sept. 26, 2005, at her home. She was born Nov. 6, 1927, at Jenks, to B. F. and Vernon D. Coley Taylor. She attended elementary school in Oklahoma, Arkansas and Missouri, and she attended Ada High School. She moved to this area in 1943 from Hugo.

She married Arthur D. �A. D.� Alexander Dec. 13, 1945, at Ada. He died Nov. 5, 1982, at Ada. Mrs. Alexander, and her sister, Bea Oakes, were co-owners and operators of Alexander and Oakes Income Tax Service for 25 years. Mrs. Alexander was later a partner in Kathy�s Half Size Shop for 18 years, retiring in December of 1993. She was of the Baptist faith, and taught Sunday school at Oak Avenue and Morris Memorial Baptist Churches for 53 years.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Lucy Payne and Beatrice Oakes; and three brothers, Delbert Taylor, Sammy Taylor and Fred Taylor.

Survivors include three sons, Jimmy D. Alexander, Whittier, Calif., Ronny V. Alexander and wife Frances, Ada, and Allen Bruce Alexander and wife Janice, Porter, Texas; grandchildren, Christopher L. Alexander and wife Brandy, North Charleston, S.C., Chad M. Alexander, Knob Noster, Mo., Diana M. Davis and husband Nick, Porter, Texas, and Logan Alexander, Tyler, Texas; two sisters-in-law, Ruth Ann Taylor, Ada, and Kathryn Taylor, McAlester; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Bearers are her grandsons, Chris Alexander, Chad Alexander, Logan Alexander, and Nick Davis, and Joe Bonner and Jim Jackson.

The family says those who wish may make memorials to the American Red Cross, Disaster Relief Fund, 704 N. Oak, Ste. 16, Ada, OK 74820.

Criswell Funeral Home

CLARA ALFRED 
STONEWALL � Services for Clara Alfred, 99, Stonewall, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. She died Sept. 27, 2005, at her home.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

RUTH SEXTON REEVES 
YUKON � Services for Ruth Marie Sexton Reeves, 81, Yukon, formerly of Ada, are 2 p.m. Thursday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. John Ward officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mrs. Reeves died Sept. 27, 2005, at an Oklahoma City hospital. She was born Dec. 3, 1923, northwest of Watonga, to Henry and Alvina Grabow Edsall. She attended Loyal Grade School and graduated from Loyal High School in Loyal, Okla.

She married Lester Charles Sexton Oct. 24, 1945, at Loyal. He died June 13, 1976, at Ada. She later married Everett Weldon Reeves July 31, 1986, at Ada. He died Dec.11, 1999, at Ada.

In the 1930s, Mrs. Reeves was employed at T.G. & Y. at Kingfisher, and later at the State Capital. She was employed at Latta School for over 25 years, and 10 years with the Senior Citizens Recreation Center, Ada. She was a member of Morris Memorial Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Harvey Edsall and Delbert Edsall.

Survivors include two daughters, Patricia Ward and husband, John, Deer Creek, and Deanna Jones and husband, Glenn, Ada; three sons, Lee Sexton and wife Judy, Jim Murray and wife Jan, all of Choctaw, and Creig Sexton and wife Kathy, Piedmont; 18 grandchildren; and 32 great-grandchildren.

Bearers are her grandsons, T. J. Hirosky, Aaron Sexton, Nathon Sexton, Jeremy Sexton, Jason Sexton, Jordon Sexton, Benjamin Sexton, John Robert Ward and Jonathon Murray.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

IRENE AKINS 
RAVIA � Graveside services for Irene Akins, 60, Ravia, are 2 p.m. today at Condon Grove Cemetery, Milburn. She died Sept. 25, 2005, at Ardmore.

Watts Funeral Home, Tishomingo

ELVIS MORRIS 
STRATFORD � Services for Elvis Avery Morris, 89, Stratford, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Stratford First Baptist Church, the Revs. Bill Rea, Marvin Knox and Chaplain Wayne Birdwell officiating. Burial follows at McGee Cemetery.

Mr. Morris died Sept. 26, 2005, at Stratford. He was born Feb. 8, 1916, at Stratford, to Walter J. and Emma Eeds Morris. He married Wilda V. Endicott Dec. 30, 1933, at Stratford. He was a rancher and a beekeeper. He lived in the Stratford area all of his life. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Stratford.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Alois Morris and Yvonne Morris; and one grandson, Rodney Wood.

Survivors include his wife, Wilda Morris, Stratford; one son, LaDon Morris and wife Patsy, Stratford; two daughters, Norma Rhodes and husband J.L., Ada, and Vicki and Tom Pickard, Stratford; one brother, Leon Morris, Stratford; one sister, Reba Magar, Stratford; five grandchildren, Donna and Jim York, Ada, Keith and Debbie Bittle, Larry and Susan Morris, Donnie Morris, and Tomi and Shannon Tice, all of Stratford; two step grandchildren, Angie Brown and Denise Clary; 15 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

Bearers are Keith Bittle, Larry Morris, Donnie Morris, Jim York, Shannon Tice and Avry Wood.

Honorary bearers are Dustin Morris, Adam York, Ralph Dykeman Jr., Roy Watson, Jake Bittle and Donnie Cothren.

Pickard Funeral Home

DUSTY ABBOTT 
ADA � Services for Dusty Abbott, 19, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. He died Sept. 26, 2005.

Criswell Funeral Home

NADINE ALEXANDER 
ADA � Services for Frances Nadine Alexander, 77, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. She died Sept. 26, 2005, at her home.

Criswell Funeral Home

CAITLIN WOOTEN 
ADA � Services for Caitlin Elizabeth Wooten, 16, Ada, are 10 a.m. Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church in Ada, Dr. Michael Frederick and the Rev. Larry Varvel will officiate. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery.

The teen was born Jan. 17, 1989, in Oklahoma City to Van and Donna Hood Wooten.

She attended school at Washington Irving Elementary in Edmond, Washington Elementary and Homer Elementary in Ada, and was currently a junior at Ada High School.

Miss Wooten was a member of Victory Life Fellowship, where she was active in church activities. She was a member of the Ada High School Band, colorguard, Performing Arts Club, Spanish Club and Fellowship of Christian Athletes at Ada High School.

Survivors include her mother, Donna Wooten, of the home; her father and stepmother, Van and Cindy Wooten, Corinth, Texas; a sister, Amanda Wooten, of the home; grandparents, Andy and Joann Hood, Ada, and Sharon Sanders, Grapevine, Texas; uncle, Kevin Hood and uncle and aunt, David and Jennifer Hood; an aunt, Susan Hood; great-aunt and uncle, Bill and Ann Sneed, DeSoto, Texas; and many other relatives.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Daniel Wooten in 1987.

Bearers will be Matt Taylor, Jake Jones, Doug West, Brian Sutterfield, Justin Black and Marshal Ross.

Honorary bearers will be the Ada High School Color Guard, Victory Life Fellowship Youth Group, and the Ada High School Cheerleaders.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

MERLIN ALLARD 
ADA � Services for Merlin I. Allard, 81, Ada, are 10 a.m. Tuesday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Russell Hughes officiating. Burial will be at the Fort Logan National Cemetery in Fort Logan, Colo.

Mr. Allard died Friday, Sept. 23, 2005, at a local hospital. He was born July 31, 1924, at St. Ignatius, Mont., to Irving and Mabel Hannaford Allard.

He attended elementary school at St. Ignatius and graduated from St. Maries High School in Idaho on May 29, 1942.

He married Anna Payne on Oct. 1, 1949. She died March 31, 1968. He married Patsy Black Parks on Aug. 1, 1969.

Mr. Allard served from 1942 with the U.S. Army Air Corps for two years and the U.S. Air Force for 20 years, retiring as a master sergeant in 1964. He was a paratrooper in the 517th, receiving a Purple Heart Commendation. Later, he was a barber in Denver, Colo., for 12 years. He moved to this area in 1976 from Lakewood, Colo. Mr. Allard was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Survivors include his wife, Pat Allard, of the home; six daughters, Penny Doyle, Washington, Toni Allard-Beebe, Seattle, Wash., Debbie Benefield, Arvada, Colo., Rita Tillinghast, Phoenix, Ariz., Mary Nemmers, Westminster, Colo., Veronica �Cardie� Edgar, Oceanside, Calif., and Tricia Whorton, Artesia, N.M.; a son, Joe Allard, Conroe, Texas; two stepdaughters, Marque Iversen, Inglewood, Colo., Lisa Whittenberg, Montrose, Colo.; and a stepson, Britt Parks, Montrose, Colo.; 22 grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Monte Allard and Sidney Allard.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

MINNIE SHIELDS 
Ada � A wake for Minnie Shields, 79, is 7 p.m. today at Smith-Phillips Funeral Home, Ada, the Revs. Jesse Rodgers and Sam Johnson officaiting.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Smith-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel in Ada, the Revs. Osborn Roberts and Donnie Jacob officiating. Burial follows at Steedman Cemetery.

Mrs. Shields died Sept. 24, 2005 at a local hospital. She was born Sept. 28, 1925, in Mcmillan, Okla., to Charley and Adeline Courtney Allen.

She married Joseph Shields June 22, 1944, in Allen. He died Jan. 5, 1994.

Mrs. Shields has lived in the Pontotoc County area all her life. She was a member of the Johnson Chapel United Methodist Church and involved with Connerville Senior Activities. She was a homemaker.

Mrs. Shields is survived by three sons, Charles Shields, Kent Shields and his wife Carol, all of Ada, Harlan Shields, Stonewall; eight daughters, Rose Jefferson and husband Gene, Imogene Imotichey-Walker and husband Gary, Louise Shields, Mary Gipson and husband Leslie, Carol Fox and husband Pete, Marla Key and husband Roy, all of Ada, Mae Hamilton and husband Robert, Gayle Clark and husband Scott, all of Mill Creek; a brother, Franklin Allen and wife Mary of Ada; sister-in-law, Lee Fannie Roberts, Tupelo; 23 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Shields was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Shields; parents, Charley and Adeline Courtney Allen; two sons, Henry Shields and Simon Shields; three sisters, Winnie Allen, Belle Zora Thomas, and Clara Brown; a grandson, Steven Hamilton; three brothers, Melton Allen, Tandy Allen and Calvin Allen.

Bearers are Ellis Taylor, Junior Wisdom, Stanley Smith, Tony Lewis, Mark Johnson, and James Perry.

Honorary Pallbearers are Chickasaw Nation Gov. Bill Anoatubby, Chickasaw Nation Lt. Gov. Jefferson Keel, Buddy Wesley, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Smith-Phillips Funeral Home, Ada

ELLA HISAW

ADA � Services for Ella Hisaw, 95, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. She died Oct. 6, 2005, at a local hospital.

BOBBY SWEAT

LULA � Services for Bobby Joe Sweat, 78, Lula, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. He died Oct. 6, 2005, at his home.

BILL ROBERTS 
TECUMSEH � Services for Bill Roberts, 73, Tecumseh, are 2 p.m. Thursday at Highland Church of Christ, Brett McKnight and Bob Anderson officiating. Burial follows at Tecumseh Cemetery.

Mr. Roberts was born April 15, 1932, at Adell, to Pryde Merritt and Rollo Mae (Burlison) Roberts. He started first grade at Tecumseh, and was a 1950 graduate of Tecumseh High School. While in high school, he participated in football, track, boxing and FFA. He then attended Poteau Junior College for one year and transferred to East Central State College in 1951 on a football scholarship. Following his military service, he resumed his education at East Central in January of 1955, where he played football for the East Central Tigers once again and graduated in January of 1957.

He served with the U.S. Army at Korea from November of 1952, until September of 1954, where he received a Purple Heart. Following his military service, he entered the Army National Guard. He received his Lt. Commission in 1962 and retired in 1992 as a Captain in the Oklahoma National Guard 45th Infantry Division.

He married Jody Whitsett in October of 1952. He taught and coached at Tecumseh High School for several years and in 1961, he taught at South Rock Creek one semester after the new building was completed. At the beginning of the 1964-1965 school year, he became principal and served in that position until his retirement Dec. 31, 1987. He also preached for the Church of Christ for 28 years and served as the pulpit minister in Tribbey for seven years and then in Earlsboro from 1966-1994.

Mr. Roberts was a past president and active member of the Tecumseh High School Alumni Association; the American Legion; a founding member of the Tecumseh Roundup Club; Oklahoma Educators Association; Pottawatomie County Retired Teachers Association; and actively involved as a surrogate parent at Central Oklahoma Juvenile Center, where he also served as a mentor and a Citizen Advisory Board member.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one great-grandson, Cade Lozano; and two sisters, Theresa Shirey and Alma Logsdon.

Survivors include his wife, Jody Roberts, of the Home; two daughters, Tamara Lawson and husband Buddy, Shawnee, and Lisa Wise and husband Tom, Lititz, Pa.; one son, Merritt Roberts and wife Denise, Guthrie; one sister, Juanita Mongold and husband Jim, Shawnee; one brother, Ron Roberts and wife Joyce, Poteau; ten grandchildren, Heather and Chad Bowlan, Shani and Ted Kruljac, Preston and Julie French, Tara and Carlos Lozano, Bethany Welden, Chelsey Weldon, Sierra Welden, Ridge Roberts, Rachel Roberts and Reed Roberts; eight great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.

The family says that those who wish may make memorials to the Tecumseh Alumni Association or Alzheimer�s Association.

Cooper Funeral Home

MARION LEWIS 
DALLAS, Texas � Services for Marion Talmadge Lewis, 44, Dallas, are 10 a.m. Thursday at Hudson-Phillips Funeral Chapel, Holdenville, Okla. He died Sept. 29, 2005.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville, Okla.

BILLY SANDERS 
OKLAHOMA CITY � Services for Billy Eugene Sanders, 78, Oklahoma City, are 2 p.m. Thursday at Hudson-Phillips Funeral Chapel, Holdenville. Burial follows at Atwood Cemetery, Atwood. He died Oct. 3, 2005.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville

MODEAN LAMSON 
ADA � Services for Modean Lamson, 81, Ada, are 10 a.m. Friday, at the First United Methodist Church, Dr. George Warren officiating. Burial follows at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mrs. Lamson died Oct. 3, 2005, at a local nursing home. She was born June 2, 1924, at Kanima, Okla., to William M. and Sarah Denton Meek. She graduated from Okmulgee High School and attended Wichita State University.

She married Thomas B. Lamson June 4, 1950, at Wichita, Kan. Mrs. Lamson was a medical technician at Valley View Regional Hospital from 1967 until her retirement in 1978. Formerly, she was employed with the Sugg Clinic from 1953 until 1960. Mrs. Lamson was a member of the First United Methodist Church, a member of the United Methodist Women, taught Sunday School for 3-year-olds, and was a volunteer at Ballard Nursing Home for many years.

Survivors include her husband, Tom Lamson, of the home; one son, Tom Lamson, Jr. and wife Joan, Oklahoma City; one daughter, Sheila Winemiller and husband Jake, Sterling, Neb.; five grandchildren, Mollie Brue, Norman, Kearby Lamson, Edmond, Jack Winemiller, Hannah Winemiller and Johnson Winemiller, all of Sterling, Neb.; two sisters, Norma Jean Smith, Bartlesville, and Lela Olds, Blanchard; and one brother, Damon Meek, Houston, Texas.

The family says those who wish may make memorials to the First United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 566, Ada, OK 74820.

Criswell Funeral Home

W. A. BALLARD 
ADA � Services for W. A. Ballard, 82, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. He died Oct. 5, 2005, at his home.

Criswell Funeral Home

LORICE COLLIER 
TULSA � Services for Lorice Wanda Collier, 84, Tulsa, formerly of Ada, are 2 p.m. Thursday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, Carl Johnson officiating. Burial follows at Memorial Park Cemetery, Ada.

Mrs. Collier died Oct. 1, 2005, at Tulsa. She was born Oct. 5, 1920, at Stonewall, to C. F. and Minnie Burnett Billings. She lived in the Stonewall and Ada area all her life, graduating from Ada High School in 1938. She also attended East Central University.

She married Carroll Collier Jan. 17, 1942. He died Aug. 25, 2000. Mrs. Collier was a homemaker, and an active member of the First Baptist Church for over 50 years. She was a member of the Lydia Sunday School Class and she worked in the children�s department and Bible School. She was also a Den Mother in Cub Scouts and worked with the Campfire Girls.

Survivors include a daughter, Karen Collier, Tulsa; two sons, Don Collier, Caney, Kan., and Terry Collier, Tulsa; a sister, Betty Zanola, Norman; and five grandchildren, Lynn Kavulich, Richard Taliaferro, Kathy Collier, Amber Collier and Ashton Collier.

Bearers are Doug Kavulich, Chris Kalbach and Richard Taliaferro.

Honorary bearer is Aubrey Bain.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

JERRY NORTHCUTT 
SULPHUR � Services for Jerry Dale Northcutt, 73, Sulphur, are 3 p.m. Wednesday at Calvary Baptist Church. He died Oct. 2, 2005, at Oklahoma City.

Clagg Funeral Home

MODEAN LAMSON 
ADA � Services for Modean Lamson, 81, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. She died Monday, Oct. 3, 2005, at a local nursing home.

Criswell Funeral Home

RAY TURPIN 
STONEWALL � Services for G. Ray Turpin, 64, Stonewall, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. He died Oct. 3, 2005, at an Oklahoma City hospital.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

BILL ROBERTS 
TECUMSEH � Services for Bill Roberts, 73, Tecumseh, are 2 p.m. Thursday at Highland Church of Christ. Burial follows at Tecumseh Cemetery.

Mr. Roberts died Oct. 2, 2005, at Tecumseh.

Cooper Funeral Home, Tecumseh

LORICE COLLIER 
TULSA � Services for Lorice Billings Collier, 84, Tulsa, formerly of Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mrs. Collier died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005 at her home.

PHILLIP HOUCK SR. 
BISHOPVILLE, S.C. � Services for Phillip Eugene Houck Sr., 65, Bishopville, formerly of Ada, Okla., were Sept. 19, 2005, at Hancock-Elmore-Hill Funeral Home, Bishopville. Burial was in Piedmont Cemetery.

Mr. Houck died Sept. 16, at his home.

KATHERINE DUNCAN 
HICKORY � Services for Katherine Carlson Duncan, 39, Hickory, are 11 a.m. Monday at the Seventh-day Adventist Church, Davis. She died Sept. 29, 2005.

Clagg Funeral Home, Sulphur

LEOLA COLLIER
OKLAHOMA CITY � Services for Leola �Lee� M. Collier, 89, Oklahoma City, are 2 p.m. Monday at Sunny Lane Cemetery, Del City.

Mrs. Collier died Sept. 29, 2005, at Oklahoma City. She was born Feb. 20, 1916, at Frisco, Okla., to William H. and Clara Turner Chronister.

She married Percy �Red� Edward Collier in 1951. She moved from Ada to the Oklahoma City area in 1982.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; four brothers, Bob, Herb, Tom and Jack Chronister; two half-brothers, Jim and Carl Turner; a sister, Mattie Williams; and a stepson, Percy Collier.

Survivors include a three stepdaughters, Ann, Elizabeth and Margy; a sister, Myrtle Ann Rose, Valley Brook; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

Bill Eisenhour Funeral Homes, Del City

CARL RACKLEY
SHAWNEE � Services for Carl Allen Rackley, 61, Shawnee, are 2 p.m. Monday at the Downtown Pentecostal Holiness Church, Shawnee, the Rev. Ron Baldridge officiating. Burial follows at Resthaven Memorial Park.

Mr. Rackley died Sept. 29, 2005, at Ada. He was born Nov. 16, 1943, at Shawnee, to Leo J. and Lelvia Nuckols Rackley.

He graduated from Shawnee High School in 1961 and served six years in the 95th Army Reserve. He retired from Wolverine Tube, Shawnee, after 27 years of service, where he was a production supervisor. Prior to Wolverine, he worked as a carpenter with his father and brother-in-law, Bill Johnson. He was a member of the Downtown Pentecostal Holiness Church.

He married Sherry Lynn Thurmanat the Downtown Pentecostal Holiness Church, Shawnee, June 26, 1965.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Leo and Lelvia Rackley; mother and father-in-law, Melvin and Beulah Thurman; a sister, Anna Rose; a brother, Jesse Rackley; and a grandson, Collin Ryan Haley.

Survivors include his wife, Sherry, of the home; two daughters, Diana Lynn Young and husband Greg, Shawnee, and Rene� Allen and husband Carl, Ada; three grandchildren, Maegan, Erika and Zachary; a sister, Edith Johnson and husband Bill, Shawnee; three brothers-in-law, Ronnie Thurman and wife Vicki, Wanette, Donnie Thurman and wife Karen, and Bill Rose and wife Cathy, all of Shawnee; a sister-in-law, Dixie Rackley, Shawnee; and numerous other relatives and friends.

Walker Funeral Service

CORA BRYAN 
ADA � Graveside services for Cora Thompson Bryan, 87, Ada are 1 p.m. Monday at Memorial Park Cemetery, Dr. Roberto Escamilla officiating. The family will receive friends tonight from 5-7 at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel.

Mrs. Bryan died Oct. 6, 2005, at a local hospital. She was born March 1, 1918, at Jesse, to George Bethel and Sarah Alice Moran Thompson. She attended school at Jesse, Stonewall and Ada, and graduated from Ada High School. She graduated from East Central University with a music degree. She was a longtime active member of First United Methodist Church, sang in the choir for many years, and was a member of the Mr. and Mrs. Sunday School class for many years. She was also a member of Oak Hill Women�s Golf Association, Wednesday Morning Music Club and Full Moon Dinner Club.

She married Joe R. Bryan Nov. 24, 1939. He preceded her in death July 15, 1999.

Survivors include two sons, Joe Thompson Bryan, LaMarque, Texas, and James A. �Jim� Bryan, Jackson, Miss.; a daughter, Beverly Jordan, Shawnee; a sister, Vivian E. Cronin, Edmond; six grandchildren, Joseph Bryan Jordan, William Daniel Jordan, Leslie Adkins, Jill Barter, Christ Bryan and J. Kyle Bryan; and nine great-grandchildren.

Bearers are Lee Daggs; her grandsons; and grandsons-in-law.

Honorary bearers are Ted Savage, Dr. Don Williams, Hicks Smith, Frank Dicus, Dr. Stanley Wagner, Marcus Griffin and Lee Ross.

Criswell Funeral Home

ELLA HISAW 
ADA � Graveside services for Ella �Dink� Hisaw, 95, Ada, are 2 p.m. Monday at Rosedale Cemetery, the Rev. Joe Dixon officiating.

Mrs. Hisaw died Oct. 6, 2005, at a local hospital. She was born July 18, 1910, at Franks, to John and Bina Underwood Owens.

She married Benjamin Franklin Hisaw Oct. 24, 1934, at Stonewall. He died Oct. 26, 1985, at Ada. Mrs. Hisaw was a homemaker and a Baptist.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; three grandchildren; three brothers; one sister; and one great-grandchild.

Survivors include three sons, Bill Underwood, Lewisville, Texas, Delbert Hisaw, Ada, and Joe Hisaw, Konawa; four daughters, Betty Phillips, Konawa, Faye Miller, Ina Grant and Judy Hisaw, all of Ada; three brothers, Johnny Buck Owens, Frank Owens, both of Ada, and Benny Owens, Tupelo; 24 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren and great-great-great-grandchildren.

Criswell Funeral Home

LANE GIFFORD 
ADA � Services for Joe Lane Gifford Jr., 50, Ada, are 2 
p.m. Tuesday at First Christian Church, the Rev. Barry Worcester officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mr. Gifford died Oct. 7, 2005, at a Ft. Smith, Ark. hospital. He was born April 15, 1955, at Ada, to Joe Lane and Anna Lee Roberts Gifford Sr. He lived in Ada all his life, attended Willard Grade School and graduated from Ada High School in 1973. He attended the University of Oklahoma and graduated from East Central University with a bachelor�s degree in business administration. He was president of Gifford Monument, Ada. Mr. Gifford was a certified memorialist, a member of the Monument Builders of North America, past president of Monument Builders Mid-America, a member of American Institute of Commemorative Art, a past member of the Ada Chamber Board, and a member of the Ada Lions Club. He was also a member of First Christian Church, Ada.

He married Debi McGalliard June 11, 1976, at Ada.

Survivors include his wife, Debi Gifford, of the home; two daughters, Brittany Beth Gifford, Plano, Texas, and Amy Elane Gifford, Norman; his parents, Joe Lane and Anna Lee Gifford, Ada; and numerous friends and family.

Bearers are Jack Lambert, John Durrett, Cliff Randall, Lynn Perry, Harry Smith and Perry Giles. Honorary bearers are Joe Presley, Ken Maxwell, Bill Thompson, Tom Runnells, Mark Landrith, Tommy Mayhue, Mike Duncan, Lyndon Sutton, David Ellis, Jim Sanders, Randy Harp, Don Carpenter, Harry Turner and Phil Akin.

Criswell Funeral Home

NORA THOMASON

ARDMORE � Services for Nora A. Thomason, 93, Ardmore, are 11 a.m. Saturday at Bethel Baptist Church, the Rev. Ken McIntire officiating. Burial follows at Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation is tonight from 6-8 at Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home.

Mrs. Thomason died Oct. 5, 2005, at Ardmore. She was born May 18, 1912, at Farmersville, Texas, to Joseph Lee and William Ann Price Webb. She married Harber Newman Thomason Nov. 27, 1937, at Celeste, Texas. He preceded her in death in 1964.

Mrs. Thomason lived in the Ardmore area since 1937, after having moved from Farmersville. She worked for many years as a cook at Ardmore Public Schools and also at several nursing facilities. She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two sons, Newman and Mark Thomason; a daughter, Barbara Besherse; three brothers, Granvil, Price and Von Ray Webb; and three sisters, Verner McCloud, Lottie DeMent and Francis Mosley.

Survivors include four sons, Thurman Thomason and wife Judy, Ardmore, David Thomason and wife Peggy, Lone Grove, Don Ray Thomason and wife Betty Jo and Paul Lynn Thomason, McLloud; three daughters, Vida Sue Besherse and husband Frank, Lone Grove, Joanna Smathers and husband Fern, Baton Rouge, La., and Mary Lanier and husband Floyce, Ada; a daughter-in-law, Charlene Fox, Port Lavaca, Texas; a brother, David Webb and wife Lois, Davis; a sister, Bernice Kent and husband Aubria, Pampa, Texas; three sisters-in-law, Carol Crites, Roy, Utah, Jo Webb, Lockney, Texas, and Owanna DeMent, Sherman, Texas; 29 grandchildren; 49 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and special friend, Todd Brown.

Bearers are her grandsons.

The family says that memorials may be made to a charity of choice.

Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home

EVA DURHAM

KONAWA � Services for Eva Lee Durham, 76, Konawa, are 10 a.m. Saturday at Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Wade Scott officiating. Burial follows at Vamoosa Cemetery. She died Oct. 5, 2005, at a Seminole nursing home.

Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home

DEVONNA HALEY

STRATFORD � Memorial Services for Devonna Gail Haley, 48, Stratford, are 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Criswell Funeral Home, Toby Ross officiating.

Ms. Haley died Oct. 5, 2005, south of Tecumseh. She was born Oct. 8, 1956, at Jacksonville, Tenn., to Monte and Ophelia Cotham Smalley. She attended school at Ada and lived in the Ada area most of her life. She moved to Stratford six months ago.

Survivors include a daughter, Kelsie Dean and husband Paul, Oklahoma City; her father, Monte Smalley Sr., Ada; her mother, Ophelia Walker, Virginia; a brother, Monte Dale Smalley Jr.; a grandson, Connor White; a granddaughter, Shane White; four stepgreat-grandchildren, Tony, Bianca, Callie and Kannon; and numerous other relatives.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

CLORENE HUBBARD

ADA � Services for Clorene Hubbard, 79, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. She died Oct. 6, 2005, at a local nursing home.

Criswell Funeral Home

BOBBY JOE SWEAT

LULA � Services for Bobby Joe Sweat, 78, Lula, are 2 p.m. Saturday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, Kendell Martin, Alfred Murr and Ernest Lee Sweat officiating. Burial follows at Lula Cemetery.

Mr. Sweat died Oct. 6, 2005, at his home. He was born Oct. 16, 1926, near Ada, to Buck and Elizabeth Woods Sweat. He attended schools at Lula and Lone Oak and graduated from Lula High School.

He married Mary Maxine Clifford Aug. 5, 1992. Mr. Sweat was employed with Kerr-McGee at Pampa, Texas. He was later employed by Trend Engineering, until his retirement. He served in the U. S. Army during World War II and the Korean Conflict.

He was preceded in death by six brothers, Leroy Sweat, Vernon Sweat, Hugh Sweat, Knox Sweat, Buck Sweat Jr. and James Lloyd Sweat; and a sister, Doris June Harden.

Survivors include his wife, Maxine Sweat, of the home; one son, Dewey Craig Sweat and wife Kathi, Tyler, Texas; a daughter, Cindy Sweat Martin and husband Kendell, Jesse; a stepson, Ricky Thompson and wife Trina, Allen; a stepdaughter, Debbie Herndon and husband Derek, Lake View, Ore.; three grandsons; seven stepgranddaughters, including Cetieva and Patience Thompson, of the home; three stepgrandsons; two sisters, Marcine Johnston and Nell Wofford, both of Lula.

Bearers are his grandsons, Micah Martin and Wesley Sweat, and Darrell Lackey, Alvin Boan, Donald Brooks and Ernest Lee Sweat.

Honorary bearers are Lester Kymes, Vestel Cole, Benny Allison, James Briggs, James Oliver, Henry Young, J. O. Kirby, Elmo Fulton, Lyndal Alcorn, Bill Brady and Hollis Kite.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

RAY TURPIN

STONEWALL � Services for Gilford Ray �Frog� Turpin, 64, Stonewall, are 2 p.m. Friday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, Don Hoover officiating. Burial follows at Highland Cemetery, Stonewall. Chickasaw Honor Guard will conduct military honors at the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:30-8:30 p.m. today at Criswell Funeral Home.

Mr. Turpin died Oct. 3, 2005, at an Oklahoma City hospital. He was born Dec. 13, 1940, at Ada, to O. D. and Cecil Votaw Turpin. He lived in the Tupelo and Stonewall areas all his life and graduated from Tupelo High School in 1959.

He married Mary Williams July 10, 1970, at Allen. Mr. Turpin was a rancher, an oilfield pumper and was employed with Brockway Glass Company for 28 years. He served in the U. S. Army from 1959 until 1963.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Charlene Turpin, in 1973.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Turpin, of the home; a daughter, Amy Bolen and husband Victor, Stonewall; a son, Mitch Turpin and wife Rachel, Ada; two grandsons, Blayke Bolen and Kaden Turpin; three sisters, Barbara Prince, Holdenville, LaVelle Hill and husband David Ray, Ada, and Sherry Stonecipher, Savanna, Okla.; and several other relatives.

Bearers are Herbert Sanders, Charles Glover, Glenn McDonald, Gary Woodard, Mark Hill and Rex Gammons.

Honorary bearers are Louie McDonald, Jack Sanders, Leonard Daniel, Floyd Underhill, Robert McDonald and Jack Chapman.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

DUB BALLARD

ADA � Services for W. A. �Dub� Ballard, 83, Ada, are 10 a.m. Saturday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Delbert Akin officiating. Burial follows at Memorial Park Cemetery. Chickasaw Honor Guard will conduct military honors at the cemetery.

Mr. Ballard died Oct. 5, 2005, at his home. He was born July 15, 1922, at Chism, Okla., to William Andrew and Cora Delorah Dickson Ballard. He attended school at Galey and Vanoss.

He married Melvina Gardner April 9, 1943. Mr. Ballard was the former owner of service stations in Ada, served with the Ada Police Department, and also owned Johnson Transfer and Storage. He served in the U. S. Army from 1942 until 1945 with the 83rd infantry division of medical corps. in Germany. He was a member of the Free Will Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Gwendolyn Sorrels; and a sister, LaVera Wood.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Melvina Ballard, of the home; one son, Garry Lynn Ballard, Ada; two daughters, Wilma Hatton, Seminole, and Martha Jordan, Hopkinsville, Ky.; 11 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.

Bearers are Robin Horton Robleto, Rachael Howard, Cindy Reeves, Gary Leslie, Paul Reeves and Rickey Horton.

Honorary bearers will be Matthew Hatton, Chandler Williams and �Mick� Jagger Williams.

Criswell Funeral Home

CORA BRYAN

ADA � Services for Cora Thompson Bryan, 87, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. She died Oct. 6, 2005, at a local hospital.

SIDNEY LONG

ALLEN � Services for Sidney Lee Long, 88, Allen, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Long died Thursday, Oct. 13, 2005, at an Allen nursing home.

GARY MCDONALD

ADA � Services for Gerald Lynn �Gary� McDonald, 69, Ada, are 2 p.m. Thursday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. David Sutton officiating. Burial follows at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mr. McDonald died Oct. 10, 2005, at a local hospital. He was born Sept. 21, 1936, at Gove County, Kan. He later moved to Oklahoma in 1964.

He married Donis Yvonne Sutton June 19, 1965, at Ada. Mr. McDonald was employed with Brockway Glass Company for 25 years, and later was a Manager for Hudson�s Used Furniture until his retirement. He was formerly a Sunday School teacher and Deacon at the Master�s House and New Beginnings Churches, Stratford.

Survivors include his wife, Donis McDonald, of the home; two daughters, Kristi Clark and husband Trevor Clark Sr., Stratford, and Kerri McDonald, Ada; two grandsons, T. J. Clark and Jesse Clark; a cousin, James Cook, Wichita, Kans.; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Warren and Elwanda Kelso, Charles and Ruth Sutton, Paul and Rachel Sutton, Delton and LaHonda Sutton, Butch and Anita Sutton, all of Ada, and David and Kathleen Sutton, Moore; several nieces, nephews, great, and great-great-nieces and nephews.

Bearers are his nephews, Louie Williams, Berry Tramel, Kevin Rhoads, Dean Barnes, Gary Nelson, Cary Gerth, Mike Casady, Johnny Atwood, Greg King, Kent Kelso, Clark Kelso, Kevin Sutton, Justin Sutton, Jeff Sutton, Kyle Sutton, Eric Sutton, James Sutton and Wayne Sutton.

Honorary bearers will be his great nephews.

Criswell Funeral Home

JEANNIE THOMASON

ADA � Services for Jeannie Marie �Granny� Baker Thomason, 77, Ada, are 10 a.m. Saturday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Dan McLemore officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mrs. Thomason died Oct. 9, 2005, at an Oklahoma City hospital. She was born May 30, 1928, on the Navajo Reservation, Torreon, New Mexico to Abel and Martha Charles Toledo. She attended boarding schools at Crownpoint, N.M., and Ignacio, Colo. She moved to the Ada area in 1967.

She married Charles Edmond Baker in 1950. He died in 1970. She later married Jimmy Thomason in 1973 at Ada. Mrs. Thomason was a home attendant for Susan Cason and Trigg Yerby for the past 20 years, and formerly she was employed in food service at East Central University, Oak Hills Country Club and Bob�s BBQ. Mrs. Thomason was a member of the Ada First Indian Baptist Church and a member of the Chickasaw Senior Citizens.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Louise Destea; a brother, Preston Toledo; and three grandsons, Joshua James Shaffer, Charles �Chuck� Baker and Kevin Johns.

Survivors include her husband, Jimmy Thomason, of the home; three daughters, Charlotte Johns and husband Jim, Lilli Youngblood and her husband Henryand Bonnie Baker, all of Ada; two sons, Charles �Kato� Baker, Grants, N.M., and Preston Baker, Ada; three brothers, William Toledo, Farmington, N.M., George Toledo, Oklahoma City, and Raymond Toledo, N.M.; one sister, Amalia Toledo, Oklahoma City; twelve grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Bearers are her grandsons, John Charles Cannady, Rusty Youngblood, and James Street, Jim Johns, Henry Youngblood and Doyle Baker. Honorary bearers are Bill Yerby, Denver Davidson, John Lucas and Wendell Pettigrew.

Criswell Funeral Home

OPAL PLATT

ADA � Services for Opal Lavern Platt, 81, Ada, are 2 p.m. today at Smith-Phillips Funeral Home. Burial follows at Memorial Park Cemetery. She died Oct. 8, 2005, at an Ada nursing facility.

Mrs. Platt was born Dec. 30, 1923, at Damon, Okla., to Woodson and Jessie Houston Cathey. She married Carl James Platt June 4, 1941, at Wilburton. He died Oct. 16, 1996.

Mrs. Platt graduated from Wilburton High School in 1941. She moved to Ada in 1946, where she became a longtime resident of the city and a member of the First Baptist Church. She was a licensed practical nurse. for 24 years at the McBride Clinic. She also worked as a Rosie the Riveter at San Diego, Calif., building B-29 Bombers during World War II.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and a sister, Gladys Almon.

Survivors include one son, Jim Platt and wife Vickie, Ada.

Bearers are Art Platt, Leonard Luton, Bob Hester, Dale Hester, Phil Lawrence, and Mack Smith.

Smith-Phillips Funeral Home

VERDEANA FRANKLIN

SULPHUR � Services for Verdeana Belle Franklin, 78, Sulphur, are 11 a.m. today at the First Baptist Church, Sulphur. Burial follows at Oaklawn Cemetery. She died Oct. 10, 2005, at Norman.

Clagg Funeral Home

GERALD MCDONALD

ADA � Services for Gerald McDonald, 69, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. He died Oct. 10, 2005, at a local hospital.

Criswell Funeral Home

SANDRA ANGLIN

ADA � Services for Sandra Jo Nipps Anglin, 50, Ada, are 11 a.m. Tuesday at Criswell Funeral Chapel, the Rev. Frank Trent officiating. Burial follows at New Bethel Cemetery.

Mrs. Anglin died Oct. 7, 2005, at a Norman hospital. She was born Jan. 17, 1955, at Ada, to W. L. �Toots� and Edna Eberle Nipps. She attended school at Byng and graduated from Byng High School. She graduated from East Central University with a bachelor degree as a registered nurse. She was a psychiatric nurse and worked at Rolling Hills Hospital.

Survivors include two sons, Justin Anglin, Ada, and B. J. Anglin, Oklahoma City; her mother, Mrs. Edna Nipps, Byng; two brothers, Mike Nipps and wife Joyce, McAlester, and Benny Nipps and wife Cathy, Francis; and special friend, Randy Dearing.

Bearers are David Cross, John Sweatt, Omega Holman, Jos� Ramirez, Stephanie Terry and Andy Anderson.

Honorary bearers are Dr. Robert Morton, Dr. Everett Bayne, Bill Smith, Scooter Throne, Luther Brown and Johnny Boyles.

Criswell Funeral Home

LANE GIFFORD

ADA � Services for Joe Lane Gifford Jr., 50, Ada, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at First Christian Church, the Rev. Barry Worcester officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mr. Gifford died Oct. 7, 2005, at a Ft. Smith, Ark. hospital. He was born April 15, 1955, at Ada, to Joe Lane and Anna Lee Roberts Gifford Sr. He lived at Ada all his life, attended Willard Grade School and graduated from Ada High School in 1973. He attended the University of Oklahoma and graduated from East Central University with a bachelor�s degree in business administration. He was president of Gifford Monument, Ada. Mr. Gifford was a certified memorialist, a member of the Monument Builders of North America, past president of Monument Builders Mid-America, a member of American Institute of Commemorative Art, a past member of the Ada Chamber Board, and a member of the Ada Lions Club. He was also a member of First Christian Church, Ada.

He married Debi McGalliard June 11, 1976, at Ada.

Survivors include his wife, Debi Gifford, of the home; two daughters, Brittany Beth Gifford, Plano, Texas, and Amy Elane Gifford, Norman; his parents, Joe Lane and Anna Lee Gifford, Ada; and numerous friends and family.

Bearers are Jack Lambert, John Durrett, Cliff Randall, Lynn Perry, Harry Smith and Perry Giles.

Honorary bearers are Joe Presley, Ken Maxwell, Bill Thompson, Tom Runnells, Mark Landrith, Tommy Mayhue, Mike Duncan, Lyndon Sutton, David Ellis, Jim Sanders, Randy Harp, Don Carpenter, Harry Turner and Phil Akin.

Criswell Funeral Home

JEANNIE THOMASON

ADA � Services For Jeannie Marie Thomason, 77, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. She died Oct. 9, 2005, at an Oklahoma City hospital.

JERRI MARSTON

McALESTER � Services for Jerri Lee Marston Morninglory, 45, Oklahoma City, are 2 p.m. today at Centrahoma Baptist Church, the Rev. Bob Graham officiating. Burial follows at Lone Grove Cemetery. She died Oct. 6, 2005, at Oklahoma City.

Atoka Funeral Home, Atoka

DON MORRISON

STRATFORD � Services for Don Jackson Morrison, 80, Stratford, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Pickard Chapel. Burial follows at McGee Cemetery. He died Oct. 8, 2005, at an Oklahoma City Hospital.

Pickard Funeral Home

OPAL PLATT

ADA � Services for Opal Platt, 81, Ada, are pending with Smith-Phillips Funeral Home. She died Oct. 8, 2005, at Ada.

FRANKLIN GRIGG 
CENTRAHOMA � Services for Franklin Dee Grigg, 48, Centrahoma, are 2 p.m. today at Brown�s Funeral Chapel, Coalgate, the Rev. Hershel Justice officiating. Burial follows at Byrd�s Prairie Cemetery. He died Oct. 6, 2005 at Centrahoma.

Brown�s Funeral Service, Coalgate

HENRY RITCHIE 
TISHOMINGO � Services for Henry P. Ritchie, 53, Tishomingo, are 10 a.m. Monday at Nazarene Chruch. Burial follows at Condon Grove Cemetery, Milburn. He died Oct. 3, 2005, at Tishomingo.

Watts Funeral Home

SANDRA ANGLIN 
ADA � Services for Sandra Jo Anglin, 50, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. She died Oct. 7, 2005, at a Norman Hospital.

CLORENE HUBBARD 
ADA � Services for Clorene Hubbard, 79, Ada, are 10 a.m. Monday at the Calvary Pentecostal Holiness Church, the Rev. Frank Trent officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mrs. Hubbard died Oct. 6, 2005, at a local nursing home. She was born Sept. 25, 1926, at Kingston, Ark., to Ethalbert Dean an Cora Belle Shaver Coats. She lived in the Ada area most of her life, attended Glenwood School and Stonewall Schools.

She married Jack H. Hubbard Nov. 7, 1947, at Ada. He died Jan. 22, 1981, at Ada. Mrs. Hubbard was a cook at North Classen High School, Oklahoma City, and a cook for Underwood�s Bar-B-Que, Oklahoma City. She attended Calvary Pentecostal Holiness Church.

She was preceded in death by three sons, Jimmy Hubbard in 1986, Clyde Dale Hubbard, and Loyd Ray Hubbard; a daughter, Ellen; a great-grandchild, Joshua Caleb McDow in 1996; and a twin brother, Clyde Coats.

Survivors include a son, Jackie Hubbard and wife Pat, Ada; five daughters, Esther Elliott, Sherry Hubbard, LaQuetta Matthews and husband Steve, all of Ada, Lillie Terry and husband Ronald, Moulton, Ala., and Jerry Owens and husband Mark, Pink; 18 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Bearers are Jackie Hubbard Jr., Jason Hubbard, Lil Ronald Terry, Jimmy Cooper, Lil Steven Capps, and Lil Jimmy Hubbard II.

Honorary Bearers are Daniel Wright and Mark Owens.

Criswell Funeral Home

STANLEY WILLS

ADA � Memorial services for Stanley Ewing Wills, 82, Ada, are 4 p.m. Sunday at the Rollow Chapel of the First United Methodist Church, Dr. George Warren officiating.

Mr. Wills died Oct.13, 2005, at a local hospital. He was born Nov. 7, 1922, at Monta Vista, Colo., to Silas and Anna Dolan Wills. He grew up in the San Luis Valley and also attended school at Hooper, Colo. He served as a first sergeant in the Philippines during World War II and following the war he completed his bachelor�s and master�s degree at Adams State College, Alamosa, Colo. He spent more than 60 years contributing to education in both public school and college administration. While completing his doctorate at the University of Northern Colorado, Greely, he worked at the University of Dacca to train administrators for the public system at Bangladesh. From 1963-1975 he was professor of education, registrar and provost at Wayne State College, Wayne, Neb. In 1975 he moved to Victoria, Texas, to help open the University of Houston-Victoria campus and was professor of education there until his retirement in 2000.

He married Ruth Osborne May 30, 1947. They moved to Ada in July, 2005.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth Wills, of the home; three daughters, Karen Kelton and husband Phil, Austin, Texas, Martha Pedersen, Ada, and Kristi Kennedy and husband Kevin, Radcliff, Ky.; two sons, Kyle Wills, Houston, Texas, and Sean Wills and wife Anna, State Road, N.C.; and eight grandchildren, Kevin Kelton, Erica Kelton Harris, Christina Kelton, John Pedersen, Steven Pedersen, Seth Wills, Aaron Nosich and Katherine Kennedy.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Stanley E. and Ruth M. Wills Scholarship Fund, Adams State College Foundation, 208 Edgemont, Alamosa, CO 81102.

Criswell Funeral Home

NORMAN WYCHE SR.

ADA � Services for Norman Lee Wyche Sr., 74, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. He died on Oct. 14, 2005, at a local hospital.

Criswell Funeral Home

JOE DANIEL

STONEWALL � Services for Joe R. Daniel, 84, Stonewall, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Stonewall First Baptist Church, the Revs. Ray Moffeit and Gary Jamar officiating. Burial follows at Highland Cemetery, Stonewall.

Mr. Daniel died Oct. 14, 2005, at a local hospital. He was born July 7, 1921, at Stonewall, to Leonard Thomas and Alma Rose Daniel. He was a farmer and rancher in the Frisco area and worked in the oilfield. He served in World War II in the European Theatre for three years and was very proud to have served his country.

He married Reba Minor uly 25, 1951.

Survivors include his wife, Reba, of the home; two daughters, Vickie King and husband Dwight, Marietta, and Valerie Daniel, Chickasha; a son, Mickey Daniel, Granbury, Texas; a sister, Dixie Ingram, Norman; two grandsons, Craig King and wife Addy, Senatobia, Miss.; and Chad King and wife Jessica, Ada; two great-granddaughters, Kennedy and Carley King; one niece; and six nephews.

Bearers are his nephews, Leonard Daniel, Johnny Daniel, Pat Daniel, Jackie Daniel, Thomas Ingram and Lee Sweat.

Honorary bearers are Bob Langley, Conrad Lammon, Glen Ray McDonald, Bill Newport, Dean Stephens, Don Stephens, D. Z. Crow, Jack Blair, Earl Wood, Harold Uhlich, Bob Whisenhunt, Darius Jenkins, Roy Christian, Floyd Underhill and Curtis Colbert.

The family says those who wish may make memorials to Stonewall First Baptist Church Building Fund, P. O. Box 295, Stonewall, OK 74871.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

NORA PLANK

GREENWOOD, Ark. � Services for Nora Plank, 90, Greenwood, are 10 a.m. Monday at McConnell Funeral Home Chapel, Greenwood, the Rev. Eddie Wilson officiating. Burial is 3 p.m. at Rosedale Cemetery, Ada, Okla. Visitation is 1-9 p.m. Sunday at McConnell Funeral Home.

Mrs. Plank died Oct. 13, 2005, at Greenwood. She was born Aug. 20, 1915, near Millersburg, Ohio, to John and Benah Troyer. She worked many years at Meadowlark Homestead and the Corner Lunch, Newton, Kan. She married Levi J. Plank Dec. 2, 1937. He died in 1994. Mrs. Plank was a member of Harvest Time Tabernacle and served as part of the CARE sight group.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband.

Survivors include one daughter, Mary Tucker and husband Tracy, Greenwood; one son, Roger Plank and wife Mabel, McKenzie, Tenn.; two grandsons, Laverne and Eric Plank, Jackson, Tenn.; four granddaughters, Shannon Buckelew, Greenwood, Hidie Loyer, Fort Smith, Ark., and Cassy Tucker, Memphis, Tenn; four great-grandchildren, Justice, Faith, Kristin and Grace; and numerous other friends and family.

McConnell Funeral Home

MARTHA VANDERGRIFT

MUSTANG � Services for Martha Ellen Vandergrift, 57, Mustang, are 2 p.m. Saturday at McNeil�s Mustang Funeral Service. Burial follows at Mustang Cemetery.

Mrs. Vandergrift died Oct. 13, 2005, at Mustang. She was born Nov. 9, 1947, at Brownsville, Texas, to G.B. and Opal Moore West. She lived in Ripley, Tenn., as a child and later moved to Memphis, Tenn., where she attended Memphis Tech High School. She lived most of her adult life at Memphis, and moved to Mustang in 1984. She worked for the Memphis Park Department and in the cafeteria at Putnam City Schools, Oklahoma City.

Survivors include her husband James, of the home; two sons, Terry Vandergrift and wife Jennifer, Ada, and James Linden Vandergrift Jr., Mustang; one daughter, Melisa Cuthrell and husband Robbie, New Bern, N.C.; five grandchildren; two sisters, Patsy Thompson, Memphis, and Rachel Williams, Mustang; a host of nieces nephews and cousins; and special friends, Sherry Reynolds and Debbie Henshaw.

McNeil�s Mustang Funeral Service

HELENA BAYER

SULPHUR � Services for Helena Mae Bayer, 80, Sulphur, are pending with Clagg Funeral Home. She died Oct. 12, 2005.

LILLIE WOODELL

SULPHUR � Services for Lillie M. Woodell, 93, Sulphur, are 2 p.m. Saturday at Midway Hill Baptist Church, Sulphur. She died Oct. 13, 2005, at Sulphur.

Clagg Funeral Home

BARBARA SCOTT

OKLAHOMA CITY � Memorial services for Barbara Ann Scott, 56, Lindsay, are 2 p.m. today at Byng Free Will Baptist Church. She died Oct. 7, 2005.

She grew up in Ada and attended East Central University, where she studied nursing. She was a homemaker. She moved to Bridge Creek.

Survivors include a son, Eric, Oklahoma City; a daughter, Amanda Hancok, Mantel, N.C.; a brother, George Jones, Washington, D.C.; two grandchildren, John Hancock and Morgan Scott; and many other relatives and friends.

Eisenhour Funeral Home, Blanchard

SIDNEY L. LONG

ALLEN � Services for Sidney Lee Long, 88, Allen, are 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Bethel Free Will Baptist Church, Allen, the Revs. Eldie Abel and Paul Butler officiating. Burial follows at Allen Cemetery. Family and friends may call at Criswell Funeral Home in Allen from 4 p.m. Friday until service time.

Mr. Long died Oct. 13, 2005, at an Allen nursing home. He was born Jan. 17, 1917, at Hermitage, Mo., to Albert Preston and Rosetta Morrow Long. He attended school at Hermitage, Moi.

Mr. Long married Maggie Lois Dodson April 23, 1935, at Davis. She died Dec. 18, 1993, at Oklahoma City. He later married Lorene Smith in 1999. Mr. Long served with the Civilian Conservation Corps. at the Turner Falls area and Conroe, Texas, in 1934-1935. He was a farmer and later, was a butcher in this area for many years until his retirement. Mr. Long attended Bethel Free Will Baptist Church at Allen.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Ada, Elsie and Mary; five brothers, Johnnie Long, Edward Long, Cecil Long, Alva Long and Roscoe Long.

Survivors include his wife, Lorene Long, of the home; one son, Dale E. Long and wife Violet, Allen; three step children, Charlene Echols and Wayne Reed, both of Atwood, and Judy Orr, Choctaw; three granddaughters, Pam Irwin and husband Danny, Purcell, Tammy Freeman and husband Joe, Houston, Texas, and Jessica Plunk and husband Bruce, Byng; three great-grandsons, Caleb Irwin, Clay Plunk and Ethan Freeman; and two great-granddaughters, Holly Irwin Sapp and Allie Plunk.

Bearers are Danny Irwin, Caleb Irwin, Joe Freeman, Ethan Freeman, Bruce Plunk and Clay Plunk. Honorary bearers are Gene Prentice, Bill Griffin, Benny Prentice, Eddie Prentice and Thurman Rinehart.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

DONALD COX

TUPELO � Services for Donald Cox, 50, Tupelo, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. He died Oct. 13, 2005, at an Oklahoma City hospital.

RONNIE SHORES

ADA � Services for Ronnie Glen Shores, 48, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. He died Oct. 13, 2005 at a local hospital.

GLENN STANFORD

PEARLAND, Texas � Services for Glenn Samuel Stanford, 77, Pearland, were 10 a.m. today at Niday Funeral Home, Houston. Burial followed at Ayakatubby Cemetery, Stonewall, Okla.

Mr. Stanford died Oct. 11, 2005. He was born Oct. 14, 1927. He was in the U.S. Navy. He was also employed by the Department of Public Safety from 1955-1957, a captain for the Mesquite Police Department, Mesquite, Texas, from 1957-1967, police chief of Stillwater Police Department, Stillwater, Okla. from 1967-1970, police chief of Galveston Police Department, Galveston, Okla., from 1970-1973, and police chief of Pearland Police Department, Pearland, from 1973-1989. After retiring, Mr. Stanford went to work for the First National Bank of Pearland. He was also a life member with the International Association of Chiefs of Police and a member of the Texas Chapter FBI National Academy.

Survivors include his wife, Mary M. Stanford, Pearland; one daughter, Vickye Gordon and husband Mike, Ada, Okla.; two sons, Rickye G. Stanford, Ada, and Mark G. Stanford and wife Mary Ann, Sulphur, Okla.; grandchildren, William Gordon, Jeromye Gordon, Glenn Samuel Stanford, Rickye Stanford Jr., Rebecca Stanford and Catherine Stanford; great-grandchildren, Mistye Dawn Gordon, Davon Gordon, Brad Gordon, Christopher Gordon and Michael Robert Miko Gordon; and a sister, Revan White.

Niday Funeral Home, Houston, Texas

ELIZABETH DALLEY

SULPHUR � Services for Elizabeth Ann Dalley, 93, Sulphur, are 1 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church. Burial follows at Green Hill Cemetery. She died Oct. 12, 2005.

Hale�s Fox Funeral Home, Davis

LINDA JOHNSTON

OKLAHOMA CITY � Serves for Linda Lou Johnston, 57, Oklahoma City, are 2 p.m. today at Parks Brothers Chapel, Okemah. Burial follows at Highland Cemetery, Okemah.

Mrs. Johnston died Oct. 10, 2005, at Oklahoma City. She was born May 28, 1948, at Holdenville, to Robert and Hazel Alice Breedlove. She graduated from Okemah High School in 1966. She married Jimmie Johnston April 28, 1996, at Las Vegas, Nev.

She is preceded in death by her father, Robert �Rob� Walter Breedlove; one son, Vincent Morris; and one sister, Ann Soto.

Survivors include her mother, Hazel Breedlove, Okemah; her husband, Jimmie Johnston, Oklahoma City; two sons, Bryan Morris and wife Tonda, Ada, and Michael Morris and wife Sybille, New Boston, Texas; one step daughter, Kimberly Dawn Bell and husband Michael, Moore; seven grandchildren, Brittany, Angelina, Jessica, Shirley, Madysson, Conner and Meredyth; three nieces, Rhonda, Tina and Sally; and two nephews, Tommy and Robert.

Parks Brothers Funeral Home, Okemah

RONNIE SHORES

ADA � Services for Ronnie Glenn Shores, 48, Ada, are 10 a.m. Monday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. David Gray officiating. Burial follows at Five Mile Cemetery.

Mr. Shores died Oct. 13, 2005, at a local hospital. He was born June 20, 1957, at Ada, to Donald and Wanda Gammons Shores. He lived in this area most of his life, attending school at Homer Elementary, Byng and graduated from Ada High School.

Mr. Shores was employed in the oilfield services.

Survivors include his parents, Donald and Wanda Shores, Ada; two brothers, Alvin Shores and Stanley Shores and wife Lisa, all of Ada; two sisters, Christene Shores and Annita Ward and husband Melvin, all of Ada; and five nieces.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

CHARLENE BROWN

KONAWA � Graveside services for Charlene Brown, 81, Konawa, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Oaklawn Cemetery, Wynnewood. She died Oct. 15, 2005, at Ada.

Clagg Funeral Home

GENEVA SLATE

DAVIS � Services for Geneva Slate, 73, Davis, are pending with Krien Funeral Home. She died Oct. 16, 2005.

NORMAN WYCHE SR.

ADA � Services for Norman Lee Wyche, Sr., 74, Ada, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Frank Trent officiating. Burial follows at Lightning Ridge Cemetery.

Mr. Wyche died Oct. 14, 2005, at his home. He was born Sept. 11, 1931, at Fitzhugh, to Welcome and Juanita Miles Wyche. He lived in the Ada area all his life. He attended school at Fitzhugh and graduated from Fitzhugh High School.

Mr. Wyche was employed with Ideal Cement as a beltline repairman retiring after 27 years of service. He played minor league baseball and served in the U. S. Army during the Korean War.

He was preceded in death by a son, Norman C. Wyche Jr.; and a brother, Boydean Wyche.

Survivors include his wife, Sally Wyche, of the home; two daughters, Pat Estes, Ada, and Reta DeFonseca, Aurora, Colo.; one son, Jody Wyche, Bethesda, Md.; three brothers, Jerry Wyche, Sulphur, Danny Wyche, Fitzhugh, and Mike Wyche, Roff; four sisters, June Beavers, Kay Dansby, Carol Hembree, all of Ada, and Janice West, Gaar Corner; six grandchildren, Tommie Wayne Estes, Jr., Renee McDaniel, Joe McDaniel, James McDaniel, Jason Wyche and Glenn Wyche; six great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Bearers are Dan Wyche, Kevin Wyche, Jim Wyche, Ish Tatum, Richard Teel and Tommie Estes, Jr. Honorary bearers are Oniel Jackson, Paul Dansby, Sammy Townsend and Don Northcutt.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

ARVEL SNOW SR.

ALLEN � Services for Arvel Snow, Sr., 87, Allen, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. He died Oct. 17, 2005, at a Holdenville hospital.

ROGER HAWORTH

TUPELO � Services for Roger Vernon Haworth, 65, Tupelo, are 2 p.m. Monday at Tupelo Baptist Church. Burial follows at Cairo Cemetery.

Mr. Haworth died Oct. 13, 2005, at Coalgate.

Brown�s Funeral Service, Coalgate

JACK MOORE

EUREKA SPRINGS, Ark. � Services for Jack �J.D.� Moore, 83, Eureka Springs, were Saturday Oct. 15 at Walker Funeral Service Chapel, Shawnee, Okla., the Rev. Lewis Cox officiating. Burial followed at Resthaven Memorial Park.

Mr. Moore was born April 2, 1922, at Stratford, Okla., to Orba O. and Edith Elizabeth Duggan Moore.

He served in the Army during World War II. Later, he was a truck driver and farmer. He was a Baptist and member of American Legion Post 191 at Stratford.

He married Phyllis LaJoy Deaton Feb. 17, 1960, near Ada. She died Feb. 14, 2000. He was also preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Wilma Maxine Fry Moore; and a son, Kenneth Ray Moore.

Survivors include a son Gary Moore and his wife Kay, Norman; a daughter Linda McNair and husband James, Alpena; three grandsons, Jackie Cole, Jeff McNair and Jordan McNair; three granddaughters, Karen Adams, Heather Cox and Amy Davila; and three great-grandsons, Jack Adams, Dillon Adams and Spencer Albright.

Walker Funeral Service,

Shawnee

WYNEMA SHELBY

ABILENE, Kan. � Services for Wynema Vesta Shelby, 87, Abilene, are 10:30 a.m. Monday on the Jim Shelby farm, located two miles east of Alex, Okla.

Mrs. Shelby died Oct. 13, 2005, at Abilene. She was born June 3, 1918, at Brice, Texas, to Luther and Elver Perry Hahn.

She married Leonard Shelby. He died in 1995.

Survivors include two sons, Jim Shelby, Bradley, and Dale Shelby, Livingston, La.; and a daughter, LaNelle Hancock, Peck.

McRay Funeral Home, Chickasha

VINCENT ROSALEZ JR.

DALLAS, Texas � Services for Vincent Rosalez Jr., 60, Dallas, are 10 a.m. Tuesday at Jeter & Son Chapel, the Rev. Frank Trent, Ada, Okla., officiating. Burial follows at the Dallas-Ft. Worth National Cemetery. Visitation is 2-5 p.m. today and 4-6 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

He died Oct. 13, 2005. He was born July 11, 1945, at Dallas.

He was preceded in death by his parents Mary and Vincent Rosalez Sr. and a son Vincent Rosalez III.

Survivors include children Trina Trent and husband Keith, Roman Rosalez and wife Jessica, Chente Rosalez and Henry Martinez; siblings, Sarah Acevedo, Adela Rodriguez, Pauline Morales, Mary Helen Guajardo, Beatrice Aguilar, Ruby Arroyo and Paul Rosales Jr; and nine grandchildren.

Jeter & Son Funeral Home

VERSA SMITH

WHEATON, Ill. � Services for Versa Smith, 98, Wheaton, are pending with Watts Funeral Home, Tishomingo, Okla. She died Oct. 15, 2005, at Wheaton.

DONALD COX

TUPELO � Graveside services for Donald Andrew Cox, 50, Tupelo, are 3 p.m. Monday at Cedar Grove Cemetery, Francis, the Rev. Ed Rutherford officiating. The family will receive friends from 1-3 p.m. Sunday at Criswell Funeral Home.

Mr. Cox died Oct. 13, 2005, at an Oklahoma City hospital. He was born Jan. 21, 1955, at Blyth, Calif., to Andrew Daniel Cox, Jr. and Cora Eva May Cox. He attended school at Tupelo.

Mr. Cox moved to this area in 1964 from Arizona. He married Beverly Ann Key Nov. 12, 1994. He was a heavy equipment operator and a member of the Tupelo Club. He served in the National Guard for eight years.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Della Knighten.

Survivors include his wife, Beverly Cox, of the home; two daughters, Crystal Walkup and husband Ronnie, Tupelo, and Carla Gibson and husband Marvin, Coalgate; one son, Richard Hankins, Tupelo; a brother, Andrew Cox, III and wife Anita, Oklahoma City; two sisters, Cora Jackson and husband William, Ada, and Tina Cox, Oklahoma City; five granddaughters; and two grandsons.

Honorary bearers are Tiny Jackson, Jimmy Knighten, Terry Young, Marvin Gibson, Timmy Sanders, Tony Sanders, Ronnie Walkup and Michael Humphreys.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

RONNIE SHORES

ADA � Services for Ronnie Glenn Shores, 48, Ada, are 10 a.m. Monday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. David Gray officiating. Burial follows at Five Mile Cemetery.

Mr. Shores died Oct. 13, 2005, at a local hospital. He was born June 20, 1957, at Ada, to Donald and Wanda Gammons Shores. He lived in this area most of his life, attending school at Homer Elementary and graduating from Byng High School.

Mr. Shores was employed in the oilfield services.

Survivors include his parents, Donald and Wanda Shores, Ada; two brothers, Alvin Shores and Stanley Shores and wife Lisa, all of Ada; two sisters, Christene Shores and Annita Ward and husband Melvin, all of Ada; and five nieces.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

SHARI FENNELL

ADA � Memorial services for Cheryl Ann �Shari� Fennell, 58, Ada, are 2 p.m. Monday at Criswell Funeral Chapel, The Rev. Joe Dixon officiating.

Mrs. Fennell died Oct. 15, 2005, at a local hospital. She was born Oct. 10, 1947, at Ada. She worked at Blue Bell/Wrangler for 27 years.

She married Frank G. Fennell Oct. 10, 1976, at Ada.

Survivors include her husband, Frank Fennell, of the home; her mother, Joan Ramsey, Ada; two sons, Eddie D. �Charlie� Law and wife Tracy, Norman, and Jason Fennell, Ada; one brother, Monte Law and wife Susan, Ada; two grandchildren, Sammy Law and Molly Law; an uncle, Dale Edwards and wife Sharon, Phoenix, Ariz.; an aunt, Charlene Patty, Phoenix, Ariz.; cousins, Janice Bailey and Mike Patty; and special friend, Bill Henry.

The family says those who wish may make memorials to Nazih Zudhi Transplant Institute, Integris Baptist Medical Center, 3000 NW Expressway, Oklahoma City, OK 73112.

Criswell Funeral Home

Mozelle Clifford

HENRYETTA � Services for Mozelle Francis Clifford, 89, Henryetta, are 10 a.m. Tuesday at the First Church of the Nazarene. Burial is 3 p.m. at Byrds Prairie Cemetery, Tupelo.

Mrs. Clifford died Oct. 22, 2005, in Okmulgee.

Rogers Funeral Home Inc., Henryetta

JACK WATTS

KONAWA � Services for Jack V. Watts, 84, Konawa, are 2 p.m. Monday at Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Charley Henthorn officiating. Burial follows at Konawa Cemetery.

Mr. Watts died Oct. 19, 2005, at his home. He was born July 22, 1921, at Rock Creek to Marvin Thomas and Kitty Robbins Watts.

He was educated at Rock Creek, Shawnee and Earlsboro schools. He served with the Civilian Conservation Corps and U.S. Navy, achieving the rank of second class aviation machinist mate.

He married Evelyn Loraine Daniels Dec. 30, 1944. She died Nov. 27, 1994.

In 1946, upon completion of his military duties, he moved to Konawa where he was employed by the Konawa Peanut Company. In 1954, Mr. Watts purchased a well servicing machine and operated it for many years. He later purchased oil wells and operated them for himself. In 1983, Mr. Watts retired from pumping oil wells.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Watts; his parents, Marvin and Kitty Watts; three brothers, Roland, Earl and Victor Watts; four sisters, Irene Patterson, Mildred Patterson, Hazel Bohannon, Christine Cranefield; and a daughter-in-law, Carolyn Watts.

Survivors include a son, James Watts, Konawa; a grandson, Richard Howsmon and his wife Tammy, Ingleside, Texas; a granddaughter, Jeanne Bicknell and her husband Terry, Savannah, Ga.; three great-grandchildren; Alexandra, Errol and Kyndrick Howsmon; a special friend, Mozelle Duncan and her daughter, LaWanda Tanner, and close family friend, Kathy Kelly and her family.

The family asks that donations be made in Mr. Watts memory to Konawa Nutrition Center, 426 E. 1st Street, Konawa, OK 74849.

Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home, Konawa

ETHEL RANKIN

DAVIS � Services for Ethel Rankin, 93, Davis, are pending with Krien Funeral Home. She died Oct. 20, 2005.

DANA BLAIR

ADA � Graveside services for Dana Blair, 71, Gainesville, Florida, formerly of Ada, are 11 a.m. Saturday at the Pontotoc Cemetery. Mrs. Blair died in July in Gainesville, Fla.

Criswell Funeral Home

VICKI INMAN

DEL CITY � Services for Vicki R. Inman, 32, Del City, are 1 p.m. Monday at East Main Church of Christ, Holdenville. Burial follows at Holdenville Cemetery.

She died Oct. 19, 2005.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville

ARVEL SNOW SR.

ALLEN � Services for Arvel �Son� Snow, Sr., 87, Allen, are 2 p.m. Friday at the Richmond Avenue Free Will Baptist Church, the Rev. Buddy Drake officiating. Burial follows at Allen Cemetery. Family and friends may call at Criswell Chapel at Allen from noon Thursday until service time Friday.

Mr. Snow died Oct. 17, 2005, at a Holdenville hospital. He was born June 24, 1918, at Pickens, to Marcus Lee and Cora Ethel Hollingsworth Snow. He attended school at Peacock, Texas.

Mr. Snow married Martha Mae Davis Aug. 16, 1946, at Paris, Texas. She died Feb. 25, 1991. Mr. and Mrs. Snow moved to California and worked for his uncle moving houses. After the birth of their first daughter, they moved back to Oklahoma where he was employed at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma City, until his retirement. In 1979, they moved to Allen, where he was employed in the oilfield and raised cattle. Mr. Snow was a member of the Masonic Lodge at Allen for 48 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Odell Snow; and two sisters, Ellene Snow Ward and Verna Snow Derdivanis.

Survivors include a daughter, Barbara Snow Barksdale, of the home; a son, Arvel Lee Snow Jr. and wife Francis, Konawa; three sisters, Dewrell �Dood� Snow Speck and husband Bill, Aspermont, Texas, Wilma Snow Dudley and husband John, Rice, Wash., and Reba Jarvis of Mountain View; three brothers, Marcus Lee �June� Snow, Jr. and wife Carma, Oklahoma City, Gayland �Babe� Snow and wife Marlene, Lathrop, Calif., and Delter Ray �Joe� Snow and wife Jackie, Selma, Calif.; a sister-in-law, Deloyce Snow, Oklahoma City; three granddaughters, Kim Shed and husband Jesse, Tonya Shed and husband Billy and Ginger Stephens, all of Allen; one step granddaughter, Tiffany Barksdale Klemme; two grandsons, Arvel Lee Snow III and wife Serena and Timothy Snow and wife Keri, both of Konawa; five great-grandchildren, Taylor Stephens, Tanner Sims, Hayden Wheeler, Kalee Shed and Jessica Shed, all of Allen, Dillon Snow, Zachary Snow, Brooke Snow, Katy Snow and Abby Snow, all of Konawa; three step great-grandchildren, Davyn, Kelsey and Dakota Klemme, Iowa; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.

Bearers are James Ogle, Jeremy Boolin, Billy Shed, Jesse Shed, Hayden Wheeler and Jason Erickson.

Honorary bearers are Leonard Iker, Ira Iker, Elmo Cross, Herb Davis, Gene Prentice, Benny Prentice and Robert Hammonds.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

GREGORY HURST

ENID � Graveside services for Gregory Townsend Hurst, 58, Enid, are 10 a.m. Thursday at Enid Cemetery, the Rev. Alan Scibel officiating.

Mr. Hurst died Oct. 17, 2005, at Enid. He was born March 17, 1947, at Enid, to Jimmy B. Sr. and Marguerite Townsend Hurst. He graduated from Enid High School where he was active in sports. He also attended Cameron College and Phillips University. He lived in Enid all of his life. He married Paula Ann Cass. He sold cars at several dealerships throughout the years, and was also a pilot. He was a member of the Enid Ambucs, the Enid Corvette Club and a member of Davis Park Christian Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his brother, Jimmy Hurst Jr.

Survivors include his wife, Paula; two daughters, Lori Calhoun and Kim Hurst, both of Ohio; a stepdaughter, Tricia White, Texas; two sons-in-law, Eugene Calhoun and Christ White; six grandchildren, Latisha Carr, Nicole Richmond, Leilami Stringer, Kristofer Calhoun, Colin White and Cass White.

Anderson-Burris Funeral Home

VERSA SMITH

TISHOMINGO � Graveside services for Versa L. Smith, 98, Tishomingo, are 2 p.m. Friday at Tishomingo Cemetery. She died Oct. 15, 2005, at Winfield, Ill.

Watts Funeral Home

EMMA FIDLER

KONAWA � Services for Emma Dale Fidler, 85, Konawa, are 2 p.m., Wednesday at the Assembly of God church, Konawa, Mitch Willams officiating. Burial follows at Konawa Cemetery.

Mrs. Fidler died Oct. 17 at her residence. She was born Jan. 25, 1920, at Grennbriar, Ark. to Benny and Lela Bolton. She was a long-time resident of Konawa.

She married Charles Fidler Jan. 28, 1935, at Tecumseh. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church, Konawa.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Charles Fidler; two brothers, J.D. and Benny Bolton; one sister, Zenoma Truman; and a great-grandson, Jake Newby.

Survivors include one son, Jarrett Fidler, Konawa; one daughter, Sharon D. Hogue, Konawa; six grandchilden; and ten great-grandchildren.

Bearers are Tracy Fidler, Steve Newby, Leon Hager, Leighton Littell, Terry Fidler and Landon Littell.

Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home

J.D. LAUDERMILK

MAUD � Services for J.D. Laudermilk, 70, Maud, are 2 p.m. Thursday at Brown�s Funeral Chapel, Coalgate, the Revs. Vance Bowman and Jerry Stacy officiating. Burial follows at Byrd�s Prairie Cemetery. He died Oct. 16, 2005, at Oklahoma City.

Bearers are Dean Lay, Leon James, Dean Head, Bennie Lucich, Amos Laudermilk and Jerry Wane Laudermilk.

Honorary bearers are Otis James and Buddy Laudermilk.

Brown�s Funeral Service, Coalgate

BETHEL JACKSON

ADA � Services for Bethel O. Jackson, 93, Ada, are 2 p.m. Thursday at Pickard Funeral Home Chapel, the Revs. Stephen Nation and Dale Ruggles officiating. Burial follows at Swan Hill.

Mr. Jackson died Oct. 17, 2005, at Ada. He was born April 26, 1912, at Bryan County, to Lillie Alexander and D.C. Jackson. He married Mary Lou Ginn Jackson Dec. 30, 1930, at Pauls Valley. He was a cattle rancher and spent most of his life in the Stratford area. He was a member of Church of the Nazarene.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Lou; two brothers; and five sisters.

Survivors include a son, Oniel Jackson and wife Marva Nell, Ada; two sisters, Ethel Lee Sanders, Oklahoma City, and Letha Seiz, California; three grandchildren, Kenneth Jackson, Gatesville, Texas, Dawn Arnold, Dennison, Texas, and Monty Jackson, Stratford; four great-grandchildren, Tracey Keeling, Ada, Spring Duncan, Misty Duncan and Somer Duncan, all of Dennison, Texas; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Pickard Funeral Home, Stratford

THOMAS SMITH

ADA � Thomas Floyd Smith, 82, Stratford, died Oct. 17, 2005. No services are scheduled at this time.

Smith-Phillips Funeral Home.

GENEVA SLATE

DAVIS � Services for Geneva Marie Slate, 73, Davis, are 10:30 a.m. Oct. 19 at First Baptist Church, Davis. She died Oct. 16, 2005.

Krien Funeral Home

JOE DANIEL

STONEWALL � Services for Joe R. Daniel, 84, Stonewall, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Stonewall First Baptist Church, the Revs. Ray Moffeit and Gary Jamar officiating. Burial follows at Highland Cemetery, Stonewall.

Mr. Daniel died Oct. 14, 2005, at a local hospital. He was born July 7, 1921, at Stonewall, to Leonard Thomas and Alma Rose Daniel. He was a farmer and rancher in the Frisco area and worked in the oilfield. He served in World War II in the European Theatre for three years and was very proud to have served his country.

He married Reba Minor July 25, 1951.

Survivors include his wife, Reba, of the home; two daughters, Vickie King and husband Dwight, Marietta, and Valerie Daniel, Chickasha; a son, Mickey Daniel, Granbury, Texas; a sister, Dixie Ingram, Norman; two grandsons, Craig King and wife Addy, Senatobia, Miss.; and Chad King and wife Jessica, Ada; two great-granddaughters, Kennedy and Carley King; one niece; and six nephews.

Bearers are his nephews, Leonard Daniel, Johnny Daniel, Pat Daniel, Jackie Daniel, Thomas Ingram and Lee Sweat.

Honorary bearers are Bob Langley, Conrad Lammon, Glen Ray McDonald, Bill Newport, Dean Stephens, Don Stephens, D. Z. Crow, Jack Blair, Earl Wood, Harold Uhlich, Bob Whisenhunt, Darius Jenkins, Roy Christian, Floyd Underhill and Curtis Colbert.

The family says those who wish may make memorials to Stonewall First Baptist Church Building Fund, P. O. Box 295, Stonewall, OK 74871.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

PAUL JACKSON
STRATFORD � Graveside services for Paul Jackson, 83, Stratford, are 10 a.m. Friday at Lewis Cemetery, Stratford. He died Sept. 14, 2005.

Pickard Funeral Home

CLIFFORD PALMER 
SUMMIT, Mo. � Graveside services for Clifford Erle Palmer, 75, Summit, are 3 p.m. Thursday at Lula Cemetery, Lula, Okla.

Mr. Palmer died Sept. 12, 2005. He was born April 26, 1930, at Arvin County, Calif., to Albert and Alice Faye Palmer.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and one sister, Linda Elaine Palmer.

Survivors include his former wife, Betty Joann Byrd Palmer; one daughter, Sheri Wilson, Dallas, Texas; one son, Robert Palmer, Lee�s Summit, Mo.; two granddaughters, Lauren Wilson and Lindsay Wilson; one brother, Brooks Palmer, Allen, Okla.; three sisters, Mary Lou Chilcoat, Oklahoma City, Okla., Patricia Allen, Mayhill, N.M., and Donna Gillman, Tulsa, Okla..

Langsford Funeral Home, Lee�s Summit, Mo.

LLOYD BOLIN SR. 
LIVE OAK SPRINGS RESORT, Calif. � Graveside services for Lloyd H. Bolin Sr., 83, Live Oak Springs Resort, were Sept. 9, 2005, in California.

Mr. Bolin died Sept. 1, 2005. He was born March 30, 1922, at Healdton, Okla. He lived in the Ada, Okla., area for many years. He married Billie Van Buskirk Oct. 13, 1945, at Sulphur, Okla. They moved to Holtville, Calif., in 1957. Mr. Bolin worked as a heavy equipment operator at Imperial Valley until he retired in 1980.

Survivors include his wife, Billie; two sons, Harold Bolin and wife Jennifer, El Centro, and Gary Bolin, Columbia Falls, Mont.; three grandsons, Steven Bolin, Denver, Colo., Brent Bolin, El Centro, and Michael Bolin, College Station, Texas; two granddaughters; Michelle Jorgensen and Elizabeth Christianson, both of Missoula, Mont.; nine great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Hems Brothers Mortuary, El Centro

JODY MANN SR. 
BYNG � Services for Jess Jody Mann Sr., 61, Byng, are 2 p.m. Friday at Union Valley Baptist Church, the Revs. Randall Christy and Bob Graves officiating. Burial follows at Highland Cemetery, Stonewall. Chickasaw Honor guard will perform military honors

Mr. Mann died Sept. 14, 2005, at a local hospital. He was born March 22, 1944, at Oklahoma City. He moved to this area in 1977 from Lindsay. He worked at East Central University maintenance department. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War and was a member of First Baptist Church of Lindsay.

Survivors include a special friend and companion, Diane Bond, of the home; one daughter, Lisa Daniel and husband Leroy, Stonewall; one son, Jody Mann Jr. and wife Melissa, Ada; parents, James and Jean Mann, Lindsay; two brothers, Jim Mann and wife Charolette, Tyler, Texas, and Bill Swinford and wife Shirley, Piedmont; four grandchildren, Austin and Josie Mann, Ada, and Delaney and Leslie Daniel, Stonewall; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Bearers are Jody Mann Jr., Jim Mann, Chuck Lozar, Rick Haight, Grant Ellis and John Goodwin. Honorary bearers are Earl Riley, Paul Cross, Charles Knighten, John Melson and Bill Swinford.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

ROLENA BOHANON 
ADA � Services for Rolena Bohanon, 41, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. She died Sept. 13, 2005, at a local hospital.

Criswell Funeral Home

LEQUETA THOMAS 
ADA � Services for Lequeta Thomas, 64, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. She died Sept.14, 2005, at an Oklahoma City hospital.

Criswell Funeral Home

LINDA NOWABBI 
COALGATE � Services for Linda Lou Nowabbi, 58, Coalgate, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Brown�s Funeral Chapel, the Rev. William Bruner officiating. Burial follows at Coal Creek Cemetery. She died Sept. 11, 2005, at Coalgate.

Brown�s Funeral Service

JOY M. DIXON 
ADA � Services for Joy Mae Ross Dixon, 81, Ada, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church, Dr. George Warren officiating. Burial follows at Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 tonight at Criswell Funeral Home.

Mrs. Dixon died Sept. 11, 2005, at a local hospital. She was born April 11, 1924, at Cleveland, Okla., to Harvey Edward and Esther Gladys Harris Ross. She lived in this area all her life and attended school in Ada, graduating from Ada High School, as well as attending East Central University. She taught music at Ada High School for a short time in the early 1940s, and later taught piano, organ and voice in her home. She was a longtime active member of First United Methodist Church, Ada, and was also the organist at First United Methodist Church, Pryor, for many years. She was a member of the fellowship class at church and was the pianist. She was also a member of Golden Agers, Mary-Martha Circle, Prime Timers, D. A. R., Wednesday Morning Music Club and Rebekah Lodge, where she served as past noble grand.

She married Jesse Bernard Dixon Dec. 24, 1954. He preceded her in death April 15, 1995.

Survivors include two daughters, Jocelyn Stout, Pryor, and Onias Thornton, Davis; one sister, Charlotte Hollis, Ada; two brothers, Richard Ross and wife Lois and Jon Ross and wife Marjorie, all of Ada; three grandchildren, Ryan Stout, Pryor, Jessica Thornton and Clayton Thornton, Davis; and one great-grandchild, Blakeley Thornton, Davis.

Bearers are Randall Ross, David Logan, Phillip Hawkins, Casey Hawkins, Zac Hawkins and E. H. �Butch� Hollis.

Honorary bearers are members of Fellowship Sunday school class.

Criswell Funeral Home

ZORA MAE MAHAN 
ADA � Graveside services for Zora Mae Mahan, 84, Ada, are 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Park Cemetery, the Rev. Carl Hayes officiating.

Mrs. Mahan died Sept. 12, 2005, at a local hospital. She was born Oct. 2, 1920, at Madge, near Hollis, to Luther Fields and Molly White Fields. She moved to Ada in 1995 from Lubbock, Texas. She was a registered nurse, and retired as a deputy sheriff from Lubbock.

She was married to Floyd Mahan. He preceded her in death.

She was also preceded in death by a grandson, William Keith Henry; and a great-grandson, Joseph Allen Taylor.

Survivors include two sons, Bill Henry and David Mahan, both of Ada; five daughters, Sally Lewis, Hollis, Juanita Myrick, Gladys Clewis, both of Ada, Bonnie Allen, Vernon, Texas, and Nancy Price, Munster, Texas; two brothers, Luther Fields Jr., Amarillo, Texas, and Billy Joe Fields, Vernon, Texas; one sister, Zada Randall, Artesia, N.M.; nineteen grandchildren; forty-four great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.

Criswell Funeral Home

G. R. BURNS 
ADA � Services for G. R. Burns, 92, Ada, are 11:00 a.m. Thursday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Tony Folger will officiate. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mr. Burns died Monday, Oct. 24, 2005, at a local nursing home. He was born March 4, 1913 in Seymour, Texas to George Washington and Mattie Jane Curry Burns. He came to this area as a child.

Mr. Burns married Dorothy Ann Brewster on Feb. 6, 1938, at Stonewall. She died Aug. 20, 1985. Mr. Burns was a service station attendant, attended the Oak Avenue Baptist Church and was a member of the Odd Fellows.

Survivors include a daughter, Linda Dunham and her husband Archie, Houston, Texas; a son, Cliff Burns and his wife Mary Beth, Castle Rock, Colo.; six grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; a cousin, Mildred Yoakum, Ada; and numerous other relatives and friends.

Bearers will be Jack Brewster, Roger Burns, Merle Burns, Mike Walker, Roger Reeves, and Jim Lillard.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

J. C. BOTTOMS SR. 
KENDALVILLE, Ind. �Memorial services for J.C. Bottoms Sr., 64, Kendalville, Ind., formerly of Ada, Okla., will be held at a later date at the home of his daughter, Cindy Deatherage, Ada, Okla. Mr. Bottoms died Saturday, Oct. 22, 2005, at a Kendalville nursing home.

He was born March 26, 1941, in Bixby, Okla., to Archie and Ruby Bottoms. He spent many years in California before moving back to Oklahoma. He lived in Ada for several years before moving to Indiana. Mr. Bottoms was a home builder and he was of the Baptist faith.

He married Jerris Hovis on May 3, 1999.

Survivors include his wife, Jerris Bottoms, of the home; three daughters, Cindy Deatherage and her husband Monte, Ada and Jennifer Harrington, Indiana, and Gina Brown Paradez, Okla.; three sons, J.C. Bottoms Jr., Roff, Jason Harrington, Oklahoma, and Jonathan Bottoms, Avon Park, Fla.; two step-daughters, Kathy Zaragoza, Indiana, and Jennifer Donnell, South Carolina; eight grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; three great grandchildren; one sister, Jeannie Williams, Indiana; several nieces and nephews; and a very close friend, Rick Lyles, Tulsa, Okla.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Archie Bottoms and Ruby White, two sisters, Pearl Cherry and Annie Nichols, and two step-sons, Robert Louise Standon in 1969 and Curtis Ray Standon on Jan. 3, 2005.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada, Okla.

ORVIL ASHFORD 
SULPHUR � Services for Orvil L. Ashford, 85, Sulphur, are 2 p.m. Thursday at Sulphur Central Baptist Church.

Mr. Ashford died Oct. 23, 2005.

Krien Funeral Home

VELMA MILLSAP
SHAWNEE � Services for Velma M. Millsap, 94, Shawnee, are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home Chapel, Mitch Williams officiating. Burial follows at Konawa Cemetery.

Mrs. Millsap died Oct. 23, 2005, at Shawnee.

Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home, Konawa

MARY LEE WHITE 
ADA � Services for Mary Lee White, 87, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mrs. White died Tuesday, October 25, 2005 at a local hospital.

ETHEL RANKIN

DAVIS � Services for Ethel Rankin, 93, Davis, are 11 a.m. Tuesday at Gilfield Baptist Church, Davis. She died Oct. 20, 2005.

Krien Funeral Home, Davis

MARCHETA LOW

DAVIS � Services for Marcheta Low, 67, Davis, are pending with Krien Funeral Home, Davis. She died Oct. 22, 2005.

Krien Funeral Home, Davis

LOIS BALDWIN

HOLDENVILLE � Services for Lois G. Baldwin, 73, Holdenville, are 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel, Holdenville. Burial follows at Holdenville Cemetery.

She died Oct. 21, 2005.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville

AILEEN FAULKNER 
ADA � Services for Aileen Cothern Faulkner, 76, Ada, are 10 a.m. Wednesday at the River of Life Worship Center, the Rev Charles Dial officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mrs. Faulkner died Sunday, Sept. 18, 2005, at a local nursing home. She was born March 31, 1929, at Claremont, Ky., to Grover Claver and Nora Lee Warden Logsdon.

She married Delbert Faulkner Oct. 3, 1996, at Ada. Mrs. Faulkner was a homemaker, and a member of the River of Life Worship Center.

She was preceded in death by three children.

Survivors include her husband, Delbert Faulkner, of the home; a son, Wayne Cothern, Irvington, Ky.; three stepsons, Archie Dean Faulkner, Ada, Delbert Wayne Faulkner, Allen, and David Michael Faulkner, Oklahoma City; two stepdaughters, Wildeanna Webb, Ada, and Melinda Hawkins, Blanchard; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a sister, Irene Browning, Bardstown, Ky.; a brother, Joe Logsdon, Elizabethtown, Ky.; 14 stepgrandchildren; and five stepgreat-grandchildren.

Criswell Funeral Home

WYNDELL L. WALKER 
ADA � Services for Wyndell L. Walker, 71, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. He died Sept. 19, 2005, at an Oklahoma City hospital.

Criswell Funeral Home

CLAUD CLARK JR. 
ROFF � Services for Claud Clark Jr., 37, Roff, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. He died Sept. 19, 2005, at Tishomingo.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

AL TRIBBEY 
OKLAHOMA CITY-Services for Alphus Elisha �Al� Tribbey, 91, Oklahoma City, formerly of Ada, are 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Rollow Chapel of the First United Methodist Church, Ada, Rev. George Carson will officiate. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mr. Tribbey died Saturday, September 17, 2005 at an Oklahoma City nursing home. He was born September 2, 1914 at Maud, Oklahoma to Arthur William and Margaret Florence Akin Tribbey.

He graduated from Maud High School and attended East Central University. He moved to this area from Maud in 1940, and later moved to Oklahoma City in October, 1989.

He married Ruby Vee McGee on August 10, 1933. She died October 3, 1998 in Ada. Mr. Tribbey was the owner of the Kit-Kat Drive-In from 1949 until 1973, and built the Holiday Inn in 1973. He sold the Holiday Inn in 1981 and later built the Rain Tree Motor Inn in 1981. Mr. Tribbey was a member of the First United Methodist Church, a member of the Masonic Lodge in McAlester and the Director of the Oklahoma Restaurant Organization.

Survivors include a son, Dr. Michael A. Tribbey and his wife Denise, of Edmond, OK; a daughter-in-law, Ann Tribbey, Ada; four grandchildren, Brett Lee Tribbey and his wife Jeannie, Ada, Arthur Edward �Chip� Tribbey, Ada, Scott Michael Tribbey, Edmond, and Lauren Denise Tribbey, Edmond.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, Ruby Tribbey, a son, Arthur Lee Tribbey in May, 2000, three brothers, Emmitt Tribbey, Elbert Tribbey, and John Tribbey.

Bearers will be Brett Tribbey, Scott Tribbey, Ron McMillan, Rick Drummond, Billy Neal, and Rick Neal.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

BESSIE FREDEEN 
SULPHUR � Graveside services for Bessie Ruth Fredeen, 87, Sulphur, are 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Highland Cemetery, Lawton.

She died Sept. 16, 2005, at Sulphur.

Clagg Funeral Home, Sulphur

HELEN KILPATRICK 
SASAKWA � Graveside services for Helen L. Kilpatrick, 81, Sasakwa, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Lone Dove Cemetery, south of Wewoka.

She died Friday, Sept. 16, 2005.

Hudson-Philips Funeral Home, Holdenville

AILEEN COTHERN 
ADA � Services for Aileen Cothern, 76, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home.

Mrs. Cothern died Sunday, September 18, 2005 at a local nursing home.

LLOYD BOLIN SR. 
LIVE OAK SPRINGS RESORT, Calif. � Graveside services for Lloyd H. Bolin Sr., 83, Live Oak Springs Resort, were Sept. 9, 2005, in El Centro, Calif.

Mr. Bolin died Sept. 1, 2005. He was born March 30, 1922, at Healdton, Okla. He lived in the Ada, Okla., area for many years. He married Billie Van Buskirk Oct. 13, 1945, at Sulphur, Okla. They moved to Holtville, Calif., in 1957. Mr. Bolin worked as a heavy equipment operator at Imperial Valley until he retired in 1980.

Survivors include his wife, Billie; two sons, Harold Bolin and wife Jennifer, El Centro, and Gary Bolin, Columbia Falls, Mont.; three grandsons, Steven Bolin, Denver, Colo., Brent Bolin, El Centro, and Michael Bolin, College Station, Texas; two granddaughters; Michelle Jorgensen and Elizabeth Christianson, both of Missoula, Mont.; nine great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Hems Brothers Mortuary, El Centro

DORIS BROWN 
HOLDENVILLE � Graveside services for Doris Jeanne Brown, 83, Holdenville, are 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Holdenville Cemetery. She died Sept. 16, 2005.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville

BESSIE FREDEEN 
SULPHUR � Services for Bessie Ruth Fredeen, 87, Sulphur, are pending with Clagg Funeral Home. She died Sept. 16, 2005.

BRIAN SELF 
ADA � Memorial services for Brian Clark Self, 45, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Self died Thursday, Sept. 15, 2005, at his home.

THURMAN H. SLIGER 
ADA � Services for Thurman Homer Sliger, 92, Ada, are 2 p.m. Monday at Criswell Chapel, the Revs. Darrell Atkins, Dennis Tate and Samuel Caton officiating. Burial follows at Highland Cemetery in Stonewall. Chickasaw Honor Guard will conduct military honors. Visitation is 3-4 p.m. today at Criswell Funeral Home.

Mr. Sliger died on Friday, Sept. 16, 2005, at his home. He was born May 4, 1913, at Cookeville, Tenn., to Edward Monteville and Mary Maud Breeding Sliger. He moved to this area in 1917 from Cookeville, Tenn. He graduated from Latta High School and attended East Central University at Ada. He joined the 45th National Guard and later served in the U. S. Army, serving in the 45th Artillery and 1645 Engineering in England, France and Italy. Mr. Sliger was a rancher and a member of AMVETS and VFW. He was a member at Homer Baptist Church.

He married Dorothy Elizabeth Atkins on May 29, 1944, at Paige, S.C.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Ollie Lee Arter and Loy Lorrelle Wilmoth, and one brother, Edward Sliger.

Survivors include his wife Dorothy E. Sliger, of the home; four children, Donald L. Sliger, Idabel, Karen G. Colbert and her husband Billy, Fort Worth, Texas, Judith T. Caton, Ada, and Howard W. Sliger and his wife Pauline, Stonewall; grandchildren, Brad and Ryan Sliger, Tyler Gurry, Adria Sharp, Clifford, Philip and James Colbert, Russell, Michael, Stephen, Elizabeth and Samuel Caton, TaLeesha Sliger and Lee Allen Sliger, Lacey Sorrels and Lyndsy Easton; great- grandchildren, Karl, Katy, Jonathan, Kera Leigh and Russell Caton, Warren Colbert, Sawyer Colbert, Kristin, Arion and Adyson Caton, and Elyssa Sorrels; and two brothers, Howard M. Sliger and wife Alma, Amarillo, Texas, and Kenneth C. Sliger and his wife Nell, Ada.

Bearers are grandsons, Russell Caton, Clifford Colbert, Michael Caton, Philip Colbert, Stephen Caton, Brad Sliger, Lee Allen Sliger, Samuel Caton, James Colbert and Ryan Sliger.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

DAVID MUSCOTT
HOLDENVILLE � Services for David Nathaniel Muscott, 18, Holdenville, are 2 p.m. Saturday at Lighthouse of Prayer Church, Arpelar. Burial follows at Blue Ridge Cemetery, Calvin.

Mr. Muscott died Sept. 14, 2005.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville

ROLENA BOHANON 
ADA � Services for Rolena Bohanon, 41, Ada, are 2 p.m. Friday at Dixon Chapel, the Rev. Hazel Wallace officiating. Burial follows at Dixon Chapel Cemetery. Wake service will be held today from 6-8 p.m. at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel.

Mrs. Bohanon died Sept. 13, 2005, at a local hospital. She was born June 26, 1964, at Lawton, to Josh Lee Wallace Sr. and Minnie Gibson Wallace. She attended school at Pauls Valley and moved to this area seven years ago from Pauls Valley. She was a cook at Pauls Valley Health Facility and at Carl Jr.�s. She attended Dixon Chapel.

She married Rick Bohanon Sept. 2, 1983, at Stratford.

Survivors include her husband, Rick Bohanon, of the home; two children, Randall Bohanon and Jordan Bohanon, of the home; two brothers, Josh Lee Wallace Jr. and Albert Wallace and wife Elaine, all of Ada; brothers-in-law, Willard Bohanon, and Brad Bohanon, both of Ada; sister-in-law, Clara Bohanon, Ada; nephews, Cebrane Wallace, Vincent Wallace, Mark Bohanon and Glen Bohanon, all of Ada; nieces, Kathie Wallace, Sherry Wallace, both of Ada, and Wendy Frazier, Paris, Texas; great-nieces, Mila Frazier and Krischelle Wallace; cousin, Joe Wallace, Ada; five aunts, two uncles, and numerous other family members.

Bearers are Paul Cross, Pat Smith, Jeremy Wallace, Kenny Frazier, Gary Trent and Clint Corbin.

Criswell Funeral Home

LEQUETA JOY THOMAS 
ADA � Services for Lequeta Joy Thomas, 64, Ada, are 10 a.m. Friday at Lovelady Baptist Church, the Rev. Joe Howry officiating. Burial follows at Cedar Grove Cemetery.

Mrs. Thomas died Sept. 14, 2005, at an Oklahoma City hospital. She was born Jan. 11, 1941, at Childers, Texas, to Ray N. Anderson and Bertha Isabelle Helms Anderson. She moved to this area seven years ago from Boise, Idaho. She grew up in Sacramento, Calif., where she became a professional model. She was a member of Rebekah Lodge, where she held a chair position. She was a member of Lovelady Baptist Church.

She married Ray Stroud, and together they had three children. She later married Curt Thomas, who preceded her in death.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Curt Thomas; her parents; one son, Raymond Stroud; and one brother, Joe Anderson.

Survivors include one daughter, Sharlene Cowger and husband Willie, Ada; one son, Colby Stroud and wife Mary, Royse City, Texas; seven grandchildren, Jason Cowger, Oklahoma City, Justin Cowger, Janessa Cowger, Jordan Cowger, all of Ada, Dusty Stroud, Jerry Hill and wife Tracy, all of Royse City, Texas; and Michael Smallwood, Dallas, Texas; three great-grandchildren, Cody Hill, Kristopher Hill and Cory Hill; one brother, Charles Anderson and wife Kathy, Vancouver, Wash.; two sisters, Betty Filsmyer and husband Cliff, Boise, Idaho, and Shirley McEntire and husband Roger, Green Valley, Calif.; and numerous other family members.

Bearers are Jason Cowger, Justin Cowger, Jordan Cowger, Jay Davis and Mike Cowan.

Criswell Funeral Home

JODY MANN SR. 
BYNG � Services for Jess Jody Mann Sr., 61, Byng, are 2 p.m. Friday at Union Valley Baptist Church, the Revs. Randall Christy and Bob Graves officiating. Burial follows at Highland Cemetery, Stonewall. Chickasaw Honor guard will perform military honors. The family will receive friends today from 6-8 p.m.

Mr. Mann died Sept. 14, 2005, at a local hospital. He was born March 22, 1944, at Oklahoma City. He moved to this area in 1977, from Lindsay. He worked at East Central University maintenance department. He served in the U. S. Navy during the Vietnam War and was a member of First Baptist Church of Lindsay.

Survivors include a special friend and companion, Diane Bond, Byng; one daughter, Lisa Daniel and husband Leroy, Stonewall; one son, Jody Mann Jr. and wife Melissa, Ada; his parents, James and Jean Mann, Lindsay; two brothers, Jim Mann and wife Charolette, Tyler, Texas, and Bill Swinford and wife Shirley, Piedmont; four grandchildren, Austin and Josie Mann, Ada, and Delaney and Leslie Daniel, Stonewall; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Bearers are Jody Mann Jr., Jim Mann, Chuck Lozar, Rick Haight, Grant Ellis and John Goodwin. Honorary bearers are Earl Riley, Paul Cross, Charles Knighten, John Melson and Bill Swinford.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

JEWEL SMITH 
ADA � Services for Jewel Dean Smith, 72, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. She died Aug. 8, 2005, at a local hospital.

Criswell Funeral Home

GERALD MOORE
JENKS � Services for Gerald Amil Moore, 86, Jenks, are 10 a.m. Wednesday at Ninde Garden Chapel, Tracy Ellis officiating. Burial is 1:30 at the Allen Cemetery. He died Aug. 8, 2005, at a Tulsa hospital.

Ninde Funeral Directors, Tulsa

KARL RAPER 
KONAWA � Services for Karl E. Raper, 70, Konawa, are 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Konawa Church of Christ, Richard Winters officiating.

Mr. Raper died Aug. 8, 2005, at an Ada hospital. He was born Dec. 22, 1934, at Konawa, to Clarence Raper and Mae Walker Raper. He married Carolyn Jolly Jan. 20, 1963, at Chandler. He was a lifelong farmer and rancher, and was also an oilwell pumper.

Mr. Raper served in the U.S. Army, where he was stationed in Germany. He graduated from Oklahoma A&M, Stillwater, with a degree in agronomy, he was a member of the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity, a former member of the Seminole County Fair Board and the Oklahoma State Fair Board, a former member of the Konawa School Board and the Oklahoma State School Board and a member of the Soil Conservation Board and DAV.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Harold Raper, June 2, 2005; and two sisters, Sue Ellen Raper and an infant sister.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Raper, of the home; two daughters, Camille Ellen Howard and husband Richard, Ada, and Gayla Ann Barrick and husband Damon, Ponca City; one son, Blake Edward Raper and wife Kellie, Leslie, Mich.; one sister, Cheryl Akin and husband Gary, Moore; seven grandchildren, Reese Howard, Cayden Howard, both of Ada, Kyle Barrick, Gage Barrick, Riley Barrick, all of Ponca City, Brendan Raper and Kaylyn Raper, Leslie, Mich.; two uncles, T.E. Rapier, Edmond, and Don Rapier, O�Fallon, Ill.; and numerous family and friends.

Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home

CHARLEY WHITE
SULPHUR � Services for Charley Euell White, 88, Sulphur, are 10 a.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church of Sulphur. Burial follows in Oaklawn Cemetery.

Mr. White died Aug. 6, 2005, at a Sulphur hospital.

Krien Funeral Home, Sulphur

JACKIE CARPITCHER 
ADA � Services for Jackie �Jack� Carpitcher, 80, Ada, are 2 p.m. Saturday at Seminole Indian Baptist Church, the Revs. George Harjochee and Webster Fixico officiating. Burial follows at Carpitcher Family Cemetery. Wake services will be 6 p.m. Thursday at the Criswell Funeral Chapel, and at Seminole Baptist Church Friday evening.

Mr. Carpitcher was born May 23, 1925, at Sasakwa, to Weitna Weitna Carpitcher and Lilly Davis Carpitcher. He died Sept. 20, 2005, at home.

He married Winnie Mae Harjo in 1942. He was baptized by Walter Morgan at Birdcreek Indian Baptist Church. He and his brother and uncles built the first ball diamond at the Mekusukey Mission. He worked in the oil fields and as a laborer, and had his own engine shop.

He was preceded in death by four brothers, Robert Carpitcher, Freeland Carpitcher, Eunah Carpitcher and Joe Carpitcher; and two sisters, Sally Martin and Katy Cass.

Survivors include one son, W.W. Jimmy Carpitcher and wife Maxine, Sasakwa; three daughters, Jackie Kernel, Ada, Julia Isaac, Madill, and JoAnna Carpitcher, Byng; one sister, Virginia Cosar, Konawa; 15 grandchildren, Rhonda, Charlie, Rhoda, Angie, Deanna, Weitna, Jonnie, Jonell, Jon Jr., Travis, Janice, Timothy, Michael, Marques and Mario; 28 great-grandchildren, Ateesha, William, Tashina, Winterstar, Winterdawn, Destiny, Alexander, Rhiannon, Zaniel, Cynda Ann, Monique, LeAnn, Danielle, Amanda, Jessica, Thomas, Olivia, Kennedy, Kelsey, Kanada, Kenyon, Sierra, Grace, Aleah, Jonathan, Zachery, Johnsey, Emilee and Joseph; and many nieces, nephews, and relatives.

Bearers are Samuel Cane, Michael Joe, Jock Jones, Timmy Narcomey, Israel Camp and Edward Walker.

Honorary bearers are Danny James Carpitcher, Jesse James Carpitcher, Jackie Freland Davis, Victor Scott Underhill, Tyree Lee Underhill, Anthony Gordon Cosar and Mickey Lee Cosar.

Criswell Funeral Home

LLOYD BOLIN SR. 
LIVE OAK SPRINGS RESORT, Calif. � Graveside services for Lloyd H. Bolin Sr., 83, Live Oak Springs Resort, were Sept. 9, 2005, in El Centro, Calif.

Mr. Bolin died Sept. 1, 2005. He was born March 30, 1922, at Healdton, Okla. He lived in the Ada, Okla., area for many years. He married Billie Van Buskirk Oct. 13, 1945, at Sulphur, Okla. They moved to Holtville, Calif., in 1957. Mr. Bolin worked as a heavy equipment operator at Imperial Valley until he retired in 1980.

Survivors include his wife, Billie; two sons, Harold Bolin and wife Jennifer, El Centro, and Gary Bolin, Columbia Falls, Mont.; three grandsons, Steven Bolin, Denver, Colo., Brent Bolin, El Centro, and Michael Bolin, College Station, Texas; two granddaughters; Michelle Jorgensen and Elizabeth Christianson, both of Missoula, Mont.; nine great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Hems Brothers Mortuary, El Centro

AUDREY PLYMALE REID 
HOLDENVILLE � Graveside Services for Audrey Plymale Reid, 79, Holdenville, are 1:30 p.m. Thursday, at Holdenville Cemetery.

She died Sept. 19, 2005.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home

ROSALIE GROTHAUS 
SHAWNEE � Wake services for Rosalie Grothaus, 67, Shawnee, formerly of Wewoka, are 6 p.m. Thursday at Stout-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services are 2 p.m. Friday at Stout-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel. Burial follows at Factor Cemetery.

She died Sept. 19, 2005, at an Oklahoma City hospital.

Stout-Phillips Funeral Home, Wewoka.

RAYMOND LEMMINGS 
KONAWA � Private family services are set for Raymond Gene Lemmings, 61, Konawa. He died Sept. 19, 2005, at Konawa.

Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home

CHARLES HARRY 
ALLEN � Memorial services for Charles �Chuck� Elmer Harry, 74, Allen, will be set at a later date. He died Sept. 20, 2005, at Ada.

Smith-Phillips Funeral Home, Ada

SUE GREEN 
RIVERBANK, Calif. � Graveside services for Sue Green, 69, Riverbank, are 11 a.m. Thursday at Lakewood Memorial Park. Viewing is from 4-8 p.m. today at Riverbank Memorial Chapel.

Mrs. Green died Sept. 18, 2005, at a local hospital. She was born Oct. 28, 1935.

She was a native of Oklahoma. She worked as a manager for the Credit Bureau of Stanislans County for 35 years. She was also a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include her husband, Nathan Green, Riverbank; three children, Karen Green, Modesto, Natha Snow, Montana, and Steven Green, Riverbank; two sisters, Mildred Clinton, Oklahoma, and LaWanda Snyder, New Mexico; three brothers, Billy Joe Young, Fresno, Elmer Lee Young and Riley Young, both of Oklahoma; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

The family says that remembrances may be made to the American Cancer Society/Stanislaus Unit 1604 Ford Ave., Modesto, CA 95350.

Riverbank Memorial Chapels

CLAUD CLARK JR. 
ROFF � Graveside services for Claud William Clark Jr., �Bubbie,� �Splinner,� 37, Roff, are 10 a.m. Friday at East Hill Cemetery, Roff, Rick Brown and Billy Box officiating.

Mr. Clark died Sept. 19, 2005, at Tishomingo. He was born Aug. 26, 1968, at Bakersfield, Calif., to Claud William and Merri Lynn Bird Clark.

He lived around the Fittstown area all his life. He graduated from Sasakwa High School.

Mr. Clark married Cheryll Phillips Kirk March 9, 1996, at Roff.

He was a heavy equipment operator for T.X.I., Mill Creek.

Survivors include his wife, Cheryll Clark, of the home; a son, Zack Clark, of the home; a daughter, Ashley Clark, of the home; stepchildren, Dustin Kirk and wife Ashley, Melody Stokes, all of Roff, and Julie Pennington and husband Brent, Ada; his father, Claud Clark Sr. and wife Brenda, Fittstown; his mother, Merri Clark, Ada; grandmother, Georgia Thomas, Missouri; two sisters, Melinda O�Dell and husband Billy, Tulsa, and Toni Collins and husband Tony, Ada; brother, Danny Clark and wife Jerri, Kentucky; his mother and father-in-law, Gene and Linda Phillips, Roff; a sister-in-law, Genia Phillips, Roff; a brother-in-law, Randall Phillips and wife Lisa, Fittstown; five foster children, Brittany Stokes, Kelsey Kirkland, Roff, Larissa Kirkland, Stonewall, Ashley and Norma Jean Watham, of the home; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

ALLIE LOVELIS 
STONEWALL � Services for Allie Lovelis, 84, Stonewall, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. She died Sept. 21, 2005, at her home.

MABEL ALLRED 
ALLEN � Services for Mabel Gladys Allred, 96, Allen, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. She died Sept. 20, 2005, at a local hospital.

WYNDELL WALKER SR. 
ADA � Services for Wyndell LaKeith Walker Sr., 71, Ada, are 10 a.m. Thursday at Criswell Funeral Chapel, the Rev. Jamie Perry officiating. Burial follows at Memorial Park Cemetery, with the U. S. Navy honor Guard conducting military honors.

Mr. Walked died Sept. 19, 2005, at an Oklahoma City hospital. He was born Aug. 6, 1934, at Ada, to Oscar Walker and Perleedia Britt Walker.

He attended Ada schools and graduated from East Central University in 1979, and also graduated from Murray State College with studies in gunsmithing. At that time, he was the oldest college graduate in Oklahoma history. He was Commanding Officer of the U. S. Navy Sea Cadet League from 1982-1984. He worked at Byng schools from 1972-1991, retiring in 1991 as a teacher. He was of the Baptist faith. He was a member of A.R.R.L. Amateur Radio Operators, Oklahoma Education Association, Pontotoc County Retired Teachers Association, National Rifle Association and T. S. A. He retired from the U. S. Navy as a YN1 after serving 20 years, serving in Vietnam and Korea, and was a member of the Fleet Reserve.

He married Tommie Abbott in January of 1971 in Ada.

Survivors include his wife, Tommie, of the home; five sons, Wyndell L. Walker Jr., Oklahoma City, Mike Canada, Eddie Canada, both of Byng, Ross Galemore, Midwest City, and Keith Walker, Modesto, Calif.; five daughters, Cindy Galemore, Woodward, Wynell Thomas, Ukiah, Calif., Brenda Walker, Linda Walker, both of Dyersburg, Tenn., and Wynelda Jo Woodward, Fort McCoy, Fla.; two sisters, Jackee Bolin, Tulsa, and Merle Ann Knight, Tahlequah; seventeen grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and adopted grandchildren.

Bearers are Keith Allred, Glen Walker, Ronnie Mitchusson, Mark Davis, Kyle Jones and Ronnie Smith.

Honorary bearers are Lyle Henderson, Al Martin, Eric Martin, Ronnie Owens, Evan Martin, Tom Gillum, Justin West, Joe Farmer and Joe Tingle.

Criswell Funeral Home

JACK CARPITCHER 
ADA � Services for Jack Carpitcher, 80, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. He died Sept. 20, 2005, at his home.

Criswell Funeral Home

JOLENE ROWE 
ADA � Graveside services for Jolene Massey Rowe, 78, Ada, are 10 a.m. Monday at Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Tupelo, the Rev. Carl Hayes will officiate.

Mrs. Rowe died Thursday, Aug. 11, 2005, at a local nursing home. She was born Sept. 5, 1926, near Chickasha to Clyde and Oma Marie Gregory Massey. She moved to the Tupelo area as a youth and attended Tupelo schools.

Mrs. Rowe was a homemaker.

Survivors include her son, Ronney Rowe, Palacios, Texas; a daughter, Marilyn Harper and her husband Hollis, Oklahoma City; her mother, Oma Gregory Massey, Ada; four grandchildren, Debbie Loving, Blanchard, Kenneth Rowe, Norman, James Harper, New York, N.Y., and Jana Warren of Macon, Ga.; and four great-grandchildren, Chad Wood, Riley and Ryen Rowe, and Emma Warren; and five cousins.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

Geneva Smith 
COALGATE � Services for Geneva Ann Meaders Smith, 68, Coalgate, were Saturday at Brown�s Funeral Chapel, Coalgate.

She died Aug. 11, 2005, at Ada.

Brown�s Funeral Service, Coalgate

SUSAN GAIL MILLS ORR 
ADA � Services for Susan Orr, 47, Ada, are 2 p.m. Saturday at the Freedom Center. Burial follows at Calvin Cemetery.

Mrs. Orr died Aug.11, 2005, at Ada. She was born Nov. 26, 1957, at Wichita, Kan., to Jimmy R. Mills and Eululia Rogers Mills. She was raised at Booneville and Ft. Smith, Ark., and attended school at Booneville, Greenwood and Ft. Smith. In 1980 she married Alvin Lee Orr at Van Buren, Ark., and the couple made their home at Ada.

She worked as a seamstress for Rock Mount.

She was preceded in death by her father, Jimmy Ray Mills; and her grandparents, Archie and Rowena Mills and Willie Martin Rogers.

Survivors include her husband, Alvin, of the home; children, Amber Orr, Ada, Scotty Orr and wife Juanita, Seminole, and Shawna Jackson and husband Chris, Cache; her mother, Eululia Mills, Ft. Smith; her grandmother, Onedia Rogers; her grandchildren, Taylor Orr, Kayla Orr, Breley Orr, Allison Warren, Brent Stone and Chyleaha Stone; brothers and sisters: Sandy and Moore and husband Gene, and Howe, and Peggy Allard, Ft. Smith, and numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville

RUSTY BAKEN 
TISHOMINGO � Services for Rusty DeWayne Baken, 19, Tishomingo, are 10 a.m. Saturday at Watts Funeral Home Chapel. Burial follows at Sandy Creek Cemetery, Fillmore. Home wake services are Friday, Aug. 12, at 7:30 p.m. at 108 S. Beames, Tishomingo. He died Aug. 8, 2005, at Tishomingo.

Watts Funeral Home

WANDA BOLAND 
SULPHUR � Graveside services for Wanda Nadine Boland, 76, Sulphur, are 2 p.m. today at Oaklawn Cemetery. She died Aug. 10, 2005, at Ardmore.

Clagg Funeral Home

FLOYD WEAR 
WELLSTON � Graveside services for Floyd Wear, 74, Wellston, are 10 a.m. Saturday at Little Cemetery, Seminole, Kenny Violette officiating. He died Aug. 10, 2005, at a Harrah Nursing Home.

Swearingen Funeral Home, Seminole

JOLENE ROWE 
ADA � Services for Jolene Massey Rowe, 78, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. She died Aug. 11, 2005, at a local nursing home.

Criswell Funeral Home

NORMA WILKINS 
ADA � Services for Norma R. Wilkins, 81, Ada, are 2 p.m. Saturday at the Morris Memorial Baptist Church, the Rev. Gary Jamar officiating. Burial follows at Hillcrest Memorial Park, Ardmore.

Mrs. Wilkins died Aug. 10, 2005, at Ada. She was born May 28, 1924, at Nowata, to Christian William and Gertrude Mason Willerton. She graduated from Three Sands High School in 1940, and attended Northern Junior College, Tonkawa. She was a longtime resident of the Ada area. She was a homemaker and a member of the Morris Memorial Baptist Church for many years.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Roy Willerton, Russell Willerton and Calvin Willerton; and one sister, Juanita Sledge.

Survivors include her husband, Floyd L. Wilkins, of the home; one son, Melvin Eugene Wilkins, Newalla; one daughter, Karen Elaine Alexander, Fairland; one brother, Kenneth Willerton; three sisters, Velda Miller, Phillis Ricketts and Margaret Tautfest; two grandsons, Jay Alexander and Jordan Alexander; and one granddaughter, Jill Alexander.

Bearers are Marvin Byers, Jim Jackson, Carl Wages, Jack Aday, Jay Alexander and Jordan Alexander.

Smith-Phillips Funeral Home

CORA CASSADY 
CHOCTAW � Graveside services for Cora R. Cassady, 96, Choctaw, formerly of Ada, are 10 a.m. Friday at Memorial Park Cemetery, the Rev. Bill Clark officiating.

Mrs. Cassady died Aug. 10, 2005, at Choctaw. She was born Oct. 27, 2005, at Scottsdale, Ky., to William Thomas Richey and Cynthia Nan Elizabeth Williams Richey. She married Albert Lesley Cassady February of 1947, at Sulphur. He died January of 1987.

Mrs. Cassady was a longtime resident of Ada, was a homemaker, and was of the Baptist faith.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; one brother, Lorenzi Richey; and two sisters, Ina Haines and Gertie Summers.

Survivors include one son, William D. Floyd and wife Nancy, Ada; one daughter, Bertha Duncan and husband Buddy, Choctaw; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; ten great-great-grandchildren; and three great-great-great-grandchildren.

Bearers are David Duncan Sr., David Duncan Jr., Jim Gray, John Odom, Steven Floyd and Mack Summer.

Smith-Phillips Funeral Home, Ada

NORMA WILKINS 
ADA � Services for Norma Ruth Wilkins, 81, Ada, are pending with Smith-Phillips Funeral Home. She died Aug. 10, 2005, at Ada.

BARBARA NELSON 
ALLEN � Services for Barbara Lena Walker Nelson, 47, Allen, are 2 p.m. Friday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Sandy Harjo officiating. Burial follows at Steedman Cemetery.

Mrs. Nelson died Aug. 9, 2005, at a local hospital. She was born Aug. 19, 1957, at Talihina, to James �Cubby� and Juanita Brown Walker. She lived in this area all her life and attended Allen schools.

She married Cecil Nelson. Mrs. Nelson was a cook at the Chickasaw Nation Senior Citizens Center for nine years. She was a member of the Victory Baptist Church, Maud.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Tommy Walker.

Survivors include her husband, Cecil Nelson, of the home; three brothers, Bobby Walker and wife Debbie, Johnny Walker, all of Kullihoma, and Kenneth Walker and wife Regina, Ada; one sister, Linda Daggs, Seminole; five nieces, Denice Daggs, Darla Daggs, Jamie Walker, Tajuna Baker and Taylor Boolin; and two nephews, Justin Boolin and Jeremy Boolin.

Bearers are Virgil Walker, Herman Walker, Cody Alexander, Gabe Fraizer, Roy Worcester and Curtis Bond.

Honorary bearers are Henry Patrick, Morgan Wells, and Bencie Lillard.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

LaVAUGHN OWEN 
MOORE � Services for LaVaughn Owen, 57, Moore, are pending with Smith-Phillips Funeral Home, Ada. She died Aug. 8, 2005, at Moore.

GENEVA WILLIAMS 
SULPHUR � Services for Geneva Mae �Sissy� Williams, 52, are 2 p.m. Thursday at First Free Will Baptist Church. Burial follows at Dolberg Cemetery. She died Aug. 8, 2005.

Clagg Funeral Home

CORA CASSADY 
CHOCTAW � Services for Cora Cassady, 96, Choctaw, are pending with Smith-Phillips Funeral Home. She died Aug. 10, 2005, at Choctaw.

JIMMY HURST JR. 
BRANSON, Mo. � Graveside services for Jimmy B. Hurst Jr., 61, Branson, formerly of Ada, Okla., are 10 a.m. Friday at Enid Cemetery in Enid, Okla.

Mr. Hurst died Aug. 8, 2005, at a Fayetteville, Ark., hospital. He was born June 23, 1944, in Ada to Jimmy B. Hurst Sr. and Marguerite Townsend Hurst.

He served in the U.S. Air Force.

Survivors include his wife, Linda Hurst, of the home; two sons, Cassidy Hurst and Coby Hurst, both of Fayetteville, Ark.; one brother, Greg Hurst, Enid, Okla.; and a granddaughter.

Moore�s Chapel Funeral Home, Fayetteville, Ark.

BARBARA NELSON 
ALLEN � Services for Barbara Lena Walker Nelson, 47, Allen, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. She died Aug. 9, 2005, at a local hospital.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

JEWEL SMITH 
ADA � Services for Jewel Dean Faulkenberry Fisher Smith, 72, Ada, are 10 a.m. Thursday at Criswell Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery. She died Aug. 8, 2005, at a local hospital.

Criswell Funeral Home

Jewel Dean Faulkenberry Fisher Smith 
Jewel Dean Faulkenberry Fisher Smith left us August 8, 2005. Leaving behind twenty people to carry on. Please pray for us. Services will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday at the Criswell Funeral Home.

Children:

David Fisher 
Jim Fisher 
Terry Fisher 
Gentry Fisher 
Wyatt Fisher 
Katherine Fisher 
Turner Fisher 
Jessica Fisher 
David Fisher 
Brian Smith 
Savannah Smith 
Hunter Smith 
Kim Garbutt 
Dundee Melton 
Zane Melton 
Hailey Melton 
Chad Melton 
Jill Bates 
Tabitha Paylor 
Debra Meredith

LINDEN PHERIGO 
ADA � Services for Linden Ray Pherigo, 67, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Mickey Keith and Kenneth Butler officiating. Burial follows at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mr. Pherigo died Aug. 14, 2005, at Ada. He was born April 9, 1938, at Okmulgee to Eugene Pherigo and Irene Stanley Pherigo. He attended Ada schools and graduated from Ada High School. He worked at Ada Typewriter and Supply for 37 years and was a member of Trinity Baptist Church. He married Sally Lorraine Plummer April 17, 1959, at Ada.

He was preceded in death by his father, Eugene Pherigo; and two brothers, Sammy Pherigo and Jimmy Pherigo.

Survivors include his wife, Sally Pherigo, Ada; his mother, Irene Graham and her husband, Ab, Englewood, Fla.; a brother, Mike Graham and wife, Wendy, Englewood; three children, Shawn Pherigo, Ada, Julie Cunningham and husband Pat, Elgin, and Angela Long and husband John, Ada; and four grandchildren, Trey and Sawyer Caldwell, Elgin, and Alex and Blake Long, Ada.

Bearers are Mike Graham, Bob McNutt, Kenneth Butler, Freddie Rhodes, Bill White and Steven Sawyers.

Honorary bearers are Bob Thompson, Mark Thompson, Julian �Big� Henry, J. Kent Smith, Ralph Gifford, Laurel Miller, Jimmy Miller and Jeff Moore.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

LAWRENCE MASON 
BANGS, Texas � Services for Lawrence Dale Mason, 91, Bangs, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Davis Morris Funeral Home, Brownwood, Texas. Burial is 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Hillcrest Memorial Park, Ardmore, Okla.

Mr. Mason died Aug. 14, 2005. He was born April 25, 1914, at Chelsea, Okla., to Robert Dale Mason and Rose Katherine Mason. He married Ruby Juanita Kennedy Dec. 1, 1934. He worked at Royal Theater, Ardmore, and retired after many years of service as a mechanic in the motor pool for Sheffield Steel, Houston, Texas. During his retirement he worked in the volunteer fire department at Lake Conroe, Texas, and was lake patrolman for the county at Lake Conroe. Later, during his retirement, he and his wife operated an antique business at Ardmore. He served briefly as a security guard at Memorial Hospital, Ardmore. He moved to Bangs in 1989. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Brownwood, Texas.

He was preceded in death by his wife in 2003; two brothers; and four sisters.

Survivors include one daughter, Pat Gibson and husband James, Bangs; two grandsons, Tony Gibson and wife Jenny, Ada, Okla., and Dwain Gibson, Bangs; three great-grandchildren, Mason, Charlie and Lincoln Gibson, Ada; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Davis-Morris Funeral Home, Brownwood, Texas

EVERETT WELLS 
ADA � Services for Everett Ervin Lee Wells, 80, Ada, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Center Free Will Baptist Church, the Revs. Earl Hood and Tony Folger officiating. Burial follows at Center Cemetery.

Mr. Wells died Aug. 15, 2005, at a local nursing home. He was born Aug. 4, 1925, at Oklahoma City, to Elmer Wells and Kathrine Jacobs Wells. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, and came to this area in 1993 from Dallas, Texas. He was an office manager for Blue Cross and Blue Shield at Texas.

He married Erma Jean Voyles Wise in 1965 at Durant.

He was preceded in death by a son, Mike Wise.

Survivors include his wife, Erma Jean Wells, of the home; a daughter, Vicki Bray, Ada; a son, Ronald Wells and wife Becky, Ada; ten grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; four brothers, Robert Wells, Eldorado, Ark., Jim Wells, Holden, Mo., Ronald Wells, Ariz., and Glen Wells, Greenville, Texas.

Bearers are Anthony Prince, Jay Tuley, Terry Abney, Lanny Sliger, Elton Sliger and Ron Milner. Honorary bearers are Tom Jackson and Lee Young.

Criswell Funeral Home

PAMELA D. ALLEN 
UNION VALLEY � Memorial services for Pamela D. Allen, 59, Union Valley, are 10 a.m. Thursday at the Criswell Funeral Chapel, Richard Jones officiating. The family will receive friends from 7�9 p.m. Wednesday at Criswell Funeral Home.

Mrs. Allen died Aug. 15, 2005, at an Oklahoma City hospital. She was born May 1, 1946, at McAlester, to Alvin Farrell and Marjorie Ward Farrell. She moved back to this area in 1984 from Oklahoma City. She attended school at Konawa and graduated from Konawa High School. She attended East Central University and graduated at Northeastern. She retired as an elementary teacher and a library media director. She was employed for 38 years in education in public schools. She was affiliated with the Church of Christ.

She married Roy C. Allen in June of 1982.

Survivors include her husband, Roy Allen, of the home; two sons, Matt Price, Beaumont, Texas, and Jeff Price, Oklahoma City; two daughters, Roena Gruel, Oklahoma City, and Toni Alsberg, Monterrey, Calif.; parents, Alvin and Marge Farrell, McAlester; one brother, Brad Farrell and wife Melanie, Ardmore; and three grandchildren.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

LINDEN PHERIGO

ADA � Services for Linden Ray Pherigo, 67, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Mickey Keith officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mr. Pherigo died Sunday, Aug. 14, 2005, in Ada. He was born April 9, 1938, in Okmulgee to Eugene Pherigo and Irene (Stanley) Pherigo.

He attended Ada schools and graduated from Ada High School. He worked at Ada Typewriter and Supply for 37 years. He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church.

He married Sally Lorraine Plummer April 17, 1959, in Ada.

Mr. Pherigo was preceded in death by his father, Eugene Pherigo, and two brothers, Sammy Pherigo and Jimmy Pherigo.

Survivors include his wife, Sally Pherigo, Ada; his mother, Irene Graham and her husband, Ab, Englewood, Fla.; a brother, Mike Graham and wife, Wendy, Englewood, Fla.; three children, Shawn Pherigo, Ada, Julie Cunningham and her husband Pat, Elgin, and Angela Long and her husband John, Ada; and four grandchildren, Trey and Sawyer Caldwell, Elgin, and Alex and Blake Long, Ada.

Bearers are Mike Graham, Bob McNutt, Kenneth Butler, Freddie Rhodes, Bill White and Steven Sawyers.

Honorary bearers are Bob Thompson, Mark Thompson, Julian (Big) Henry, J. Kent Smith, Ralph Gifford, Laurel Miller, Jimmy Miller and Jeff Moore.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

SAM SMITH JR.

SULPHUR � Services for Sam W. Smith Jr., 45, Sulphur, are 3 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church.

He died Aug. 13, 2005, at Sulphur.

Clagg Funeral Home, Sulphur

CLAUDETTE THOMPSON

MUSKOGEE � Services for W. Claudette Thompson, 74, Muskogee, are 10 a.m. Tuesday at Grandview Baptist Church, Danny Mills officiating. Burial follows at 3 p.m. at Rosedale Cemetery, Ada, Rodney Hall officiating.

Mrs. Thompson died Aug. 14, 2005. She was born March 20, 1931, at Olney to Roscoe Roy Hall and Etta (Hudson).

Mrs. Thompson attended school at Clarita. She married A.E. Thompson at Stonewall in 1950. The couple moved to Ada where they worked and lived for 17 years until 1967 when they relocated to Muskogee. In Muskogee she worked as a bookkeeper for Griffin Foods and Coburn Optical.

Mrs. Thompson was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years A.E. Thompson.

Survivors include a son, Phillip Thompson and his wife Dee Ann, Springfield, Mo.; a daughter, Janice Woods and her husband Randy, Muskogee; two granddaughters, April Rogers and her husband Stephen, and Annalea Woods and fianc�e De Mashburn; and one great-grandson, Aidan Eli Rogers.

Bearers will be her nephews, Rodney Hall, Tim Hall, Ron Hall, Darrell Thompson, David Scott, Keith Rhynes and Marvin Carter.

Honorary bearers will be Stephen Rogers and De Mashburn.

Donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 1701 N. Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22311.

Foster Petering Funeral Home, Muskogee

ERVIN LEE WELLS

ADA � Services for Ervin Everett Lee Wells, 80, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home.

Mr. Wells died Monday, Aug. 15, 2005, at a local nursing home.

JAN FOYER 
SULPHUR � Services for Jan Foyer, 67, Sulphur, are pending with Krien Funeral Home, Sulphur.

She died Aug. 12, 2005, at Sulphur.

DELPHA GENNOSA 
ARDMORE � Graveside services for Delpha Lahoma Gennosa, 82, Ardmore, formerly of Ada, are 3 p.m. Monday at Kingston Cemetery, the Rev. Joey McWilliams officiating.

Mrs. Gennosa died Friday, Aug. 12, 2005, at an Ardmore hospital. She was born March 3, 1923, at Pontotoc to W. K. Hawkins and Floy Mae James Hawkins. She attended school at Pampa, Texas, and had been employed in New York with the Department of Human Services. She was a member of Pentecostal Holiness Church.

She married Norman Clemmons Dece. 22, 1940, at Pampa. He died Nov. 22, 1943, at Pampa. She married Joseph Gennosa in Liberty, N.Y. He preceded her in death in March 1991 in Ardmore.

Survivors include two grandsons, Joseph Wendyl �Joey� McWilliams II and wife Jodi, Durant, and Matthew Kendyl McWilliams and wife Lindsey, Broken Arrow; a stepdaughter, Jo Ann Ackerly, New York; son-in-law Wendyl McWilliams and his wife Helen, Kingston; and a special friend, Vonda Lang, Porum.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Adelya McWilliams, and her parents.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

CURTIS KISER 
HOLDENVILLE � Services for Curtis Kiser, 76, Holdenville, are 10 a.m. Monday at Hudson-Phillips Chapel. Burial will follow at Holdenville Cemetery.

Mr. Kiser died Thursday, Aug. 11, 2005, in Ada. He was born Oct. 31, 1928, at Calvin to Howard Joe Kiser and Lucille Couch Kiser.

He was raised in Holdenville and Wetumka, attending Fairview Schools. He worked for various oil companies, including Charlie McDaniels, and as an auctioneer. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Harold Dean Kiser.

Survivors include four children, Ronnie Kiser, Ada, Rick Kiser, Oklahoma City, Diane Langwell and husband, David, Wewoka, and Kathy Lynn Kiser; stepchildren, Harvey Hogue, Verna Wilson, Wanda Young and Patrician Louise, all of Ada; brothers, Bobby Kiser Sr. and wife Helen, Bakersfield, Calif., and Tommy Kiser, Jett; sisters, Wilma Joe Eddy, Flagstaff, Ariz., Bettie Hulsteine and husband Dale, Wetumka, and Dorothy Norris and husband Wayne, Holdenville; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; many other relatives and friends; and ex-wives, Donna Jean Kiser and Azell Hogue, both of Ada.

Bearers are Billy Joe Kiser, John Kiser, Sonny Kiser, Roger Kiser, Rex Kiser, Hershel Kiser, James Lee Shirrock and Robert Norris.

Honorary bearers are Henry �Doc� Jordan, Jackie Jones, Terry Yarbrough, Danny Yarbrough, Tommy King and Steve Husline.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville

BILLY FLOWERS 
EUFAULA � Services for Billy Gene Flowers, 78, Eufaula, are 10 a.m. Monday at Gregg Funeral Home Chapel, Eufaula, the Rev. John Basden officiating. Burial follows at Drake Cemetery, Drake, with military honors.

Mr. Flowers died July 14, 2005, at Tulsa. He was born to William Edward Flowers and Mamie Crider at Clemscott. He was raised in Drake, moving to Oklahoma City at the age of 12. He joined the Army after high school where he served as a cook in Tokyo.

He later worked for Halliburton Oil Company, Oklahoma Vending Company, and owned Big Red�s Heat & Air Company, Oklahoma City. He also worked for Western Company of North America, Ada, which took him to Spain and Algeria. He retired from there in 1989.

Mr. Flowers was a member of the South Bend Church of Christ, Oklahoma City, was a Mason, and later a member of the Eufaula Veteran of Foreign Wars.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and one son, Kent Douglas Flowers.

Survivors include his wife, Lenora �Sam� Flowers, Eufaula; one son, Billy G. �Bud� Flowers, Eufaula; one daughter, Sammie Dyan Flowers, Eufaula; five stepsons, Jeff Lynch, Spencer, Kevin Lynch, Ada, Matt Lynch and wife Leesa, Norman, Patrick Lynch and J.J. Lynch, Calif.; one brother, Edwin Ray Flowers and wife Lorene, Eufaula; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Gregg Funeral Home

JOSEPH MADDEN 
HOLDENVILLE � Graveside services for Joseph Sinclair Madden, 4, Holdenville, are 10 a.m. Monday at Holdenville Cemetery. He died July 14, 2005, at Hughes County.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home

INEZ BROWN 
COAL COUNTY � Services for Inez Nadine Turner Brown, 85, Coal County, are 2 p.m. today at Brown�s Funeral Chapel, Coalgate, the Rev. Bob Graham officiating. Burial follows at Moore Cemetery.

Mrs. Brown died July 12, 2005, at Coalgate. She was born July 18, 1919 at Brewer, to James Clarence and Lillian Bell Hendley Turner. She graduated from Olney School in 1938. She married Arthur Gardner Brown March 23, 1938, at Coalgate. He died in October of 1993. Mrs. Brown retired in July of 1982 from Wrangler, Coalgate, and was also a homemaker. She was a member of Clarita Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband; one daughter, Judy Brown; one brother, Dwight Turner; and her parents.

Survivors include two daughters, Kay Gwinn and husband Dave, Olney, and Marilyn McDaniel and husband Jim, Ada; two granddaughters, Valinda Aumiller and husband Mark, Coalgate, and Kim Hildebrand and husband Greg, Norman; one grandson, Jim McDaniel, San Diego, Calif.; one brother, Dwayne Turner and wife Jean, Fitzhugh; six great-grandchildren, Brittany Releford, Madison McDaniel, Kacie Gwinn, Gavin Hildebrand, Liberty Aumiller and Triston Aumiller; one step-grandson, Jordan Aumiller; and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Bearers are Jody Turner, Jim Turner, Charles Turner, Edgar Collins, Olene Daniels and Garry Bridges.

Honorary bearers are Donna Gibson, Kim Davidson and Joyce Hefley.

Brown�s Funeral Service, Coalgate

DORETHA JEFFERSON
ADA � Services for Doretha Jefferson, 84, Ada, are 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Paul Baptist Church, Wewoka, the Rev. Charles Miller officiating. Burial follows at Westwood Cemetery, Wewoka. She died July 12, 2005, at Ada.

Myers Mortuary, Wewoka

EDMOND TIGER, JR.

ADA � Services for Edmond Tiger, Jr., 52, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. He died July 14, 2005, at a local hospital.

Criswell Funeral Home

JOE CROSS 
DAVIS � Graveside services for Joe Lee Cross, 60, Davis, are 10 a.m. Friday at Green Hill Cemetery, Davis, the Rev. Finis Steelman officiated. Mr. Cross died July 13, 2005.

Krien Funeral Home

NORMA PRENTICE 
BOKCHITO � Services for Norma Ladoshia Prentice, 81, Bokchito, are 10 a.m. Friday at the First Baptist Church, Caddo, the Rev. Jim Baker officiating. Burial follows at Condon Grove Cemetery, Milburn. Visitation is from 7-8 p.m. today at Brown�s Funeral Service, Durant.

Mrs. Prentice died July 13, 2005, at Bokchito. She was born Feb. 6, 1924, at Filmore, to George Albert Brashier and Estie Helms Brashier.

She attended school in a covered wagon, began her teaching career at the age of 19 and continued teaching until she retired at the age of 63. She was a member of the Oklahoma Retired Educators Association, a member of the Bokchito Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and was a member of the Caddo First Baptist Church, where she also taught a ladies Bible class.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Halla Dutton; and one brother, Montana �Corky� Brashier.

Survivors include one sister, Marcell Pool and husband Dave, Stonewall; one sister-in-law, Lilian Brashier, Ada; two sons, Walter Prentice and wife Leslie, Bokchito, and Russell Prentice and wife Ann, Caddo; five grandchildren, Melisse Prentice, Durant, David Prentice, Ithaca, N.Y., Amy Prentice, Caddo, Katheryn Prentice and Kaityln Prentice, both of Bokchito; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Bearers are Tom Jones, Clint Jones, Gary Jones, Arvil Milligan, Richard McIntire and Don Singleton.

Condolences may be sent to brownsfs@sbcglobal.net.

Brown�s Funeral Service, Durant

IDA COFFEE 
COALGATE � Services for Ida Graham Coffee, 93, Coalgate, are 2 p.m. Thursday at Coalgate Church of Christ. She died July 11, 2005.

Brown�s Funeral Service

INEZ BROWN 
COALGATE � Services for Inez Turner Brown, 85, Coalgate, are 2 p.m. Friday at Brown�s Funeral Chapel. She died July 12, 2005.

Brown�s Funeral Service

MARION CANIDA 
ADA � Services for Marion �David� Canida, 67, Ada, are 2 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church, Tupelo. He died July 8, 2005, at Ada.

Vondel L. Smith & Son Mortuary, Oklahoma City

GENE JOPLIN 
MAUD � Services for Gene �Bud� Joplin, 69, Maud, are 2 p.m. Thursday at Highway Baptist Church, Seminole, the Rev. Cal Hunter officiating. Burial follows at Oakgrove Cemetery, Ada. He died July 11, 2005, at an Oklahoma City hospital.

Swearingen Funeral Home, Seminole

MARION DONEHEW 
STRATFORD � Graveside services for Marion Lorene Donehew, 68, Stratford, are 2 p.m. Thursday at Abney Cemetery, Bill Jones officiating. She died July 11, 2005, at Stratford.

Pickard Funeral Home

CRAIG KEELING 
GALEY � Services for Craig Allen Keeling, 21, Galey, are 2 p.m. Friday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Doug Bailes officiating. Burial follows at Maxwell Cemetery.

Mr. Keeling died July 10, 2005, at his home. He was born Aug. 4, 1983, at Ada to Larry and Deborah Young Keeling. He attended Vanoss schools. Mr. Keeling was a driller and oilfield worker.

Survivors include his fiance, Katie Callen and her daughter Jocelyn; his parents, Larry and Debbie Keeling, Galey; two brothers, Shawn Keeling and wife Pattie, and Chris Keeling, all of Galey; his grandparents, Wilburn and Denzil Keeling, Galey, Carolyn Thornton, Stratford, and Harold Young, Washington; and three nieces, Aimiee, Sherrie and Brook.

Bearers are Shawn Keeling, Josh Newby, Jarrod Newby, Montana Martin, Michael Willoughby and Thomas Luna.

Honorary bearers Joe Bagwell, Jeremy Bagwell and Chris Keeling.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

VERN BOWEN 
TULSA � Services for Vern Bowen, 49, Tulsa, are 3 p.m. today at the Floral Haven Funeral Home Chapel. He died July 9, 2005, at Tulsa.

Floral Haven Funeral Home

RUBY CATES 
SULPHUR � Graveside services for Ruby A. Cates, 99, Sulphur, are 11 a.m. Wednesday at Oaklawn Cemetery. She died July 8, 2005.

Krien Funeral Home

BYRON WATSON 
SULPHUR � Services for Byron K. Watson, 86, Sulphur, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Clagg Funeral Chapel. Burial follows at Dougherty Cemetery, Dougherty. He died July 11, 2005, at Sulphur.

Clagg Funeral Home

MIKE BRYANT 
ADA � Services for Raymond Michael �Mike� Bryant, 37, Ada, are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Terry Neal officiating. Burial follows at Swan Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Criswell Funeral Home.

Mr. Bryant died July 10, 2005, at a local hospital. He was born March 22, 1968, at Ada to Charley E. and Irene Hollowell Bryant. He attended school at Latta and graduated from Latta High School in 1986 and attended the Pontotoc Technology Center. Mr. Bryant was a member of Morris Memorial Baptist Church, Latta.

Survivors include his parents, Charley E. and Irene Bryant, Ada; one sister, Sherri West and husband Justin, Konawa; one nephew, Tyler West; one niece, Brittany West; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Bearers are Eddie Marcum, Jeff Mulliniks, Brad Blankenship, Trevor Manuel, Russell Jones and Brandon Jones.

The family says those who wish may make memorials to Pontotoc County Relay for Life, c/o Carol Voyles, P. O. Box 669, Ada, OK 74820.

Criswell Funeral Home

DANNY LOONEY 
ADA � Services for Danny Kaye Looney, 41, Ada, are 2 p.m. Thursday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Carl Hayes officiating. Burial follows at Highland Cemetery, Stonewall.

Mr. Looney died July 9, 2005, at his home. He was born Feb. 11, 1964, at Ada to Austin and Jean Horton Looney. He graduated from Ada High School. He was a carpenter and mechanic, a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge, and of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include his mother, Jean Looney, Ada; three sisters, his twin sister, Vicki Looney, Ada Lisa Guinn and husband Mike, all of Ada, and Sherri Soward and husband Mickey; one brother, Ricky Looney and wife Carrie, Ada; three nieces; one nephew; and numerous other friends and relatives.

Bearers are Stuart Benefield, Mike Wingo, Jay Duty, Tommy Epperly, Wayne Pettigrew and Johnny Carter.

Honorary bearers are Kenny Johnson, Mike Beulow and Dewayne Flowers.

Criswell Funeral Home

BIRDIE DAVIS 
STRATFORD � Graveside services for Birdie Davis, 89, Oklahoma City, are 10 a.m. Friday at Corley Cemetery, Stratford. She died Jan. 18, 2005, at Oklahoma City.

Pickard Funeral Home

O.V. TURNER 
STRATFORD � Services for O.V. �James� Turner, 90, Stratford, are pending with Pickard Funeral Home. He died Jan. 20, 2005.

DEBORAH MORALES 
SULPHUR � Services for Deborah Nichols Morales, 53, Sulphur, are pending with Cowley-Krien Funeral Home. She died Jan. 19, 2005, at Ardmore.

CHARLIE BOND 
DAVIS � Memorial services for Charlie Edgar Bond, 68, Davis, are 3 p.m. Friday at Assembly of God Church. He died Jan. 18, 2005.

Krien Funeral Home

TOMMY HERRING 
SULPHUR � Tommy Lee Herring, 41, Sulphur, died Wednesday at Sulphur. There are no services planned at this time.

Clagg Funeral Home

VIOLET McAFEE
HENRYETTA � Services for Violet Florence McAfee, 94, Henryetta, were Tuesday at Immanuel Baptist Church in Henryetta. Burial was in Westlawn Cemetery.

Mrs. McAfee died Jan. 15, 2005, at Henryetta.

Shurden Funeral Home, Henryetta

SHELBY HUDSON 
COALGATE � Services for Shelby Parker Hudson, 20, are 10 a.m. Saturday at Henderson Hills Baptist Church, Edmond. Burial follows at the Coalgate Cemetery. He died May 24, 2005, at Tahlequah.

RICHARD TOMLINSON 
TUPELO � Services for Richard Coy Tomlinson, 53, Tupelo, are pending with Brown�s Funeral Service, Coalgate. He died May 26, 2005 at Tupelo.

CARLYN ALLEN

DAVIS � Services for Carlyn Allen, 61, Davis, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. She died Thursday, May 26, 2005, at Davis.

Criswell Funeral Home

BERNADEAN HUTCHINGS 
ADA � Services for Bernadean Hutchings, 77, Ada, are 10 a.m. Saturday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Randall Christy officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mrs. Hutchings died Wednesday, May 25, 2005, at her home. She was born Oct. 25, 1927, at Red Fork, to Fred E. and Eula May Baldwin Keatley. She lived in the Ada area most of her life. She attended schools in Ada and Hayward High School in Hayward, Calif.

She married Albert �Al� Donly Hutchings March 11, 1944, in Ada. He died July 11, 1991, at Ada. She and her husband owned and operated the Hamburger King, Al�s Drive-Inn, Al�s Truck Stop, Al�s Trails and Al�s Beep & Buy.

Mrs. Hutchings was a member of Union Valley Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Brent Hutchings in 1994, and Fred Hutchings in 2001, and a grandson, Albert Hutchings, II in 1993.

Survivors include two daughters, Gayle Sloan and Carli Adams, both of Ada; a brother, Fred C. Keatley, Ada; a sister, Evelyn Burge, Ada; seven grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.

Bearers are J. L. Rhoads, Mark Walls, Kyle Walls, Jim Jackson, Allen Dean Jackson, Keith Walls, Mike Huddleston and Kevin Walls.

Criswell Funeral Home

RUBY HOOKER JAMES 
BROKEN BOW � Services for Ruby Lee Hooker James, 93, Broken Bow, are 1 p.m. Wednesday at Brumley-McCurtain Funeral Chapel.

Mrs. James died July 15, 2005, at a Broken Bow nursing home. She was born July 22, 1911, near Idabel, to William M. Jones and Susie White Jones. She lived her entire life in McCurtain County and attended school at Broken Bow. She married William Verdo Hooker Sr., Jan. 31, 1933. He died Dec. 24, 1944. She married Bill James in 1950. He died in 1960. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Broken Bow.

She was preceded in death by a son, Douglas, in 1975; her parents; five brothers; three sisters; and one great-grandson.

Survivors include two sons, William Verdo Hooker Jr. and wife Lorraine, Ada, and Harold H. Hooker and wife Lavita, Longview, Wash.; one daughter-in-law, Margie Hooker Moore, Wynnewood; six grandchildren, Vicki Cearnal, Dallas, Texas, Bruce Hooker, Olympia, Wash., Greg Hooker, Everett, Wash., Dee Ann Haworth, Bokchito, Cheryl Bell and Bridget Cosby, both of Ada; 13 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Brumley-McCurtain Funeral Home

A.T. WATSON 
DALLAS, Texas � Services for A. T. Watson, 82, Dallas, formerly of Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. He died July 18, 2005, at Dallas.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

SHELLEY GREEN 
FITTSTOWN � Services for Shelley Green, 32, Fittstown, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. He died July 18, 2005, at Fittstown.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

EDWINA MINER 
ADA � Memorial services for Edwina F. Miner, 85, Ada, are 2 p.m. Thursday at Criswell Funeral Chapel, the Rev. David Gray officiating.

Mrs. Miner died July 16, 2005, at her home. She was born May 8, 1920, at Kiowa, to Franklin Monroe Frazier and Maud Graham Frazier. She attended school at Greenville, Texas and Bokchito, and graduated from Shawnee High School in 1937. She attended Draughon�s School of Business, Shawnee. She came to Ada about 1940 to attend East Central University, where she worked at the dean�s office. Later she was administrative assistant in two departments at the University of New Mexico. After retiring, she moved back to Ada where she was a caregiver.

She was a longtime active member of Trinity Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister; and two brothers.

Survivors include one daughter, Hilary Frazier, Laredo, Texas; one son, Randel Miner, Albuquerque, N.M.; three grandchildren, Arielle Frazier, Jeremy Miner, both of Seattle, Wash., and Ben Miner and wife Mistye, Carrollton, Texas; one great-granddaughter, Zoey Miner; one sister, Wanda Thornton, Shawnee; and dear friend and caregiver, Martha Dunham, Ada.

The family says those who wish may make memorials to Ada Hospice Foundation, 1306 Arlington, Ada, OK 74820.

Criswell Funeral Home

EVERETTE HURLEY 
ADA � Services for Everette F. Hurley, 83, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. He died July 18, 2005, at a local nursing home.

Criswell Funeral Home

EDWINA MINER 
ADA � Services for Edwina Miner, 85, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mrs. Miner died Saturday, July 16, 2005, at her home.

Criswell Funeral Home

EDMOND TIGER JR. 
ADA � Services for Edmond Robert Tiger Jr., 52, Ada, are 2 p.m. Sunday, at Sand Creek Eufaula Baptist Church, Wewoka, the Rev. Houston Tiger officiating. Burial follows at High Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. Sunday until service time at the Sand Creek Baptist Church.

Mr. Tiger died July 14, 2005, at a local hospital. He was born July 21, 1952, at Fairbanks, Alaska, to Edmond Tiger Sr. and Mable Parnacher Tiger. He lived in the Ada area all his life and graduated from Byng High School in 1970. He received a bachelor�s degree from Okmulgee Tech in lithography.

He married Jean Harjo July 17, 1998. Mr. Tiger was a printer and a member of the Ada First Indian Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Zachary Vincent Tiger, March 16, 1981; and his parents.

Survivors include his wife, Jean Tiger, of the home; four sons, Jason Tiger, Jonathan Alexander, both of Ada, Narcisse Alexander, Ardmore, and Randall Alexander, Lawton; three grandchildren, Jaron, Jaden and Tariah; two brothers, Glenn Edward Tiger, Grand Prairie, Texas, and John David Tiger, Healdton; and four sisters, Theresa Tiger, Yukon, Rhonda Tiger, Ada, Resenda Lopez and Linda Solis, both of Oklahoma City. Bearers will be Howard Baker, Jr., John Fields, Allen Fields, Mark McCurtain, Hershell Wise, and Erwin Holatta.

Criswell Funeral Home

POLLY WHITE 
OKLAHOMA CITY � Services for Polly Jeanette White are 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Hahn-Cook Street and Draper Funeral Home, Oklahoma City. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery, Ada. She died July 15, 2005.

Hahn-Cook Street and Draper Funeral Home

GEORGE BRYANT 
WEATHERFORD � Services for the Rev. George William Bryant, 74, Weatherford, were 10 a.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church, Weatherford, Earl Stephenson and Darryl Moore officiating. Burial followed at Wetumka Cemetery, Wetumka. He died July 14, 2005, at a Weatherford hospital.

Lockstone Funeral Home

OLETA BROWN

ARLINGTON, Texas � Services for Oleta Pauline Brown, 85, Arlington, are noon Tuesday at Laurel Land Chapel of Chimes, Fort Worth. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today at Laurel Land Funeral Home. A graveside service is 11 a.m. Wednesday at Okmulgee (Okla.) Cemetery.

Mrs. Brown died May 13, 2005, at Arlington.

She was a homemaker.

Survivors include a grandson, Monty Brown; two nieces, Donna Isley and her husband Mike, and Joan Adams and her husband Bob; a sister-in-law, Berniece Mathews; and several other nieces and nephews.

Laurel Land Funeral Home, Arlington, Texas

NYDA WOMACK

ADA � Graveside services for Nyda Ruth Womack, 74, Ada, are 2 p.m. today at Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Odessa, Texas, Griffin Jones officiating.

Mrs. Womack died May 12, 2005, at an Ada hospital. She was born Jan. 10, 1931, at Duncan to Allen Wilson Echols and Ethel Estelle Hall Echols.

She attended New Mexico Junior College, where she earned an LPN license. She worked for Midland Memorial Hospital at Midland, Texas, for many years. She moved from Midland to Ada in 1994.

She married Jack Carl Womack, Oct. 16, 1947, at Lovington, N.M. He died Sept. 10, 1987. She was also preceded in death by her parents, Allen and Ethel Echols.

Survivors include a son, Kirk Womack and his wife Linda, Ada; a daughter, Neysa Powell and her husband Dwayne, Irving, Texas; a brother, Bob Echols, Ada; a sister, Sharon Williams, El Reno; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Smith-Phillips Funeral Home, Ada

LUCILLE BURDITT

CHOCTAW � Services for Lucille A. Burditt, 86, Choctaw, are 1 p.m. Tuesday at Ada First Free Will Baptist Church, the Rev. Larry Montgomery officiating. Burial follows at Non Cemetery near Calvin.

Mrs. Burditt died Friday, May 13, 2005, at a Midwest City hospital. She was born Dec. 19, 1918, at Gerty to G.L. and Ethel Tate Bain.

She moved to Ada from Palestine, Texas, in 1996. She worked in payroll at the University of Texas at Galveston for many years. She was a member of First Free Will Baptist Church and was a director for Lifeline in Santa Fe, Texas.

She married Sam R. Burditt at Atwood in January 1938. He died in June 1995.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, G.L. and Ethel Bain; four brothers, George Lee, Luther, Eulis and Clarence Bain; seven sisters, Minnie Tipton, Matilda Purser, Tennie Ingram, Claudine Hanley, Marsleet Chisum, Marie Montgomery and Retha Tollett.

Bearers are Dale Bain, Roger Montgomery, Bill Tipton, Delton Tollett, Lynn Tollett and Terry Muck.

Donations should be made to American Bible Society, 3003 E. Chestnut Expressway, Suite 560, Springfield, MO 65802.

Smith-Phillips Funeral Home, Ada

JOE POTTS

STONEWALL � Services for Joe Dennis Potts, 88, Stonewall, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Potts died Saturday, May 14, 2005 at a local hospital.

TIMOTHY FRIAR

ADA � Services for Timothy Irving Friar, 21, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Friar died Sunday, May 15, 2005.

LUCILLE BURDITT 
CHOCTAW � Services for Lucille A. Burditt, 86, Choctaw, frmerly of Ada, are pending with Smith-Phillips Funeral Home, Ada. She died May 13, 2005, at Midwest City.

DARRELL HALLUM 
ADA � Graveside services for Darrell Mack Hallum, 19, Ada, are 10 a.m. Tuesday at Swan Hill Cemetery, Scott Young officiating.

Mr. Hallum died Friday, May 13, 2005, at a local hospital. He was born Aug. 28, 1985, in Wewoka. He lived in this area most of his life, and lived in Okmulgee from October 2003-November 2004. He attended school in Ada, and also attended Okmulgee High School. He had worked at New Horizons at the car wash and trash pick up. He was a member of Central Church of Christ.

Survivors include his parents, Cecil and Debbie Hallum, of the home; two brothers, Jeremy Hallum and wife Gina, Ada, and Benjamin Hallum, of the home; one sister, Talla Hallum, of the home; a foster sister, Katrina, and a foster brother, Ethan; paternal grandmother, Dorothy Hallum, Ada; and maternal grandmother, Freda Horn, Ada.

Criswell Funeral Home

TONJA HOLT 
MILBURN � Services for Tonja Kathleen Holt, 35, Milburn, are 1 p.m. Monday at Milburn First Baptist Church. Burial follows at Condon Grove Cemetery.

She died May 12, 2005, at Tishomingo.

Watts Funeral Home, Tishomingo

RAYMOND HOPPER 
CLEVELAND, Ohio � Services for Raymond Hopper, 79, Cleveland, Ohio, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Hopper died Thursday, May 12, 2005, in Cleveland, Ohio.

Criswell Funeral Home

STEVE HUNT 
OKLAHOMA CITY � Services for Steve Hunt, 94, Oklahoma City, are 10 a.m. Monday at River of Life Church in Oklahoma City. Graveside services follow at 3 p.m. at Old McGee Cemetery, Stratford.

He died May 12, 2005.

Hahn-Cook, Street and Draper Funeral Directors

Oklahoma City

EDNA NICKELL 
ADA � Services for Edna Othelia �Feebie� Nickell, 85, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mrs. Nickell died Saturday, May 14, 2005, at a local nursing home.

Criswell Funeral Home

DAVID THOMASON 
OLNEY � Services for David Lynn Thomason, 46, Olney, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Olney Baptist Church. He died May 14, 2005, at Olney.

Brown�s Funeral Service, Coalgate

NYDA WOMACK
ADA � Graveside services for Nyda Ruth Womack, 74, Ada, are 2 p.m. Monday at Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Odessa, Texas, Griffin Jones officiating.

Mrs. Womack died May 12, 2005, at an Ada hospital. She was born Jan. 10, 1931, at Duncan to Allen Wilson Echols and Ethel Estelle Hall Echols.

She attended New Mexico Junior College, where she earned an LPN license. She worked for Midland Memorial Hospital at Midland, Texas, for many years. She moved from Midland to Ada in 1994.

She married Jack Carl Wofford Oct. 16, 1947, at Lovington, N.M. He died Sept. 10, 1987. She was also preceded in death by her parents, Allen and Ethel Echols.

Survivors include a son, Kirk Womack and his wife Linda, Ada; a daughter, Neysa Powell and her husband Dwayne, Irving, Texas; a brother, Bob Echols, Ada; a sister, Sharon Williams, El Reno; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Smith-Phillips Funeral Home, Ada

CHRISTOPHER WREN 
SULPHUR � Christopher Mark Wren, 30, Sulphur, died May 12, 2005, at Sulphur. No services are scheduled at this time.

Clagg Funeral Home, Sulphur

RUBY JOHNS 
A Graveside Service was held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 14, 2005 at South Park Cemetery for Ruby Griffin Holt Johns, age 97, of Roswell, who passed away May 10, 2005 at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. Pastor Jim Suttle of Calvary Chapel of Roswell will officiate. Visitation was held from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Friday, May 13, 2005 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel.

Miss Ruby was born November 16, 1907 in Nashville, Arkansas to Rube and Fanny Griffin. They have preceded her in death as well as her first husband, Guy N. Holt and her second husband, Murray C. Johns. She was also preceded in death by four brothers: Hugh, Matthew, Brown and Dick Griffin; and a sister: Rachel Scroggins.

She is survived by her daughters: Dolores �Dokie� Singleton and her husband, Bob of Miami, Florida and Jane �Spunky� Baldock and her husband, Bobby of Roswell; one son: William �Billy� Johns of Dexter, NM; two stepsons: Donald and Murray Johns of Oklahoma; two granddaughters: Jan Ayerst and her husband, Doug of Delray Beach, Florida and Lin Singleton of Alamogordo, NM; two grandsons: Bobby J. Baldock and his wife, Dawn of Mesa, Arizona and Christopher Baldock; seven great grandchildren: Rebecca, Robert, Matthew and Katharine Ayerst of Delray Beach, Florida, Erin Leadingham of Alamogordo, NM and Garrett and David Baldock of Mesa, Arizona; plus many nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Johns received her teaching certificate from East Central State College in Ada, Oklahoma before she married Guy Holt. After their marriage, they moved to Oil Center, NM where she was postmaster and was also engaged in the grocery and oil business with her husband. They moved to Roswell in 1945 where they owned and operated the Ideal Food Mart until Guy�s death in 1946. She worked in various retail stores and later married Murray Johns.

She learned to swim, ride a bike and paint later in life. She was a gifted writer, artist and active businesswoman. She was very devoted to her family and was dearly loved.

Arrangements are under the direction of LaGrone Funeral Chapel in Roswell, New Mexico.

CLYDE LOVIN 
KONAWA � Graveside services for Clyde Villar Lovin, 94, Konawa, are 10 a.m. Friday at McGee Cemetery in Stratford, the Rev. Robert Brown will officiate.

Mr. Lovin died Tuesday, May 17, 2005, at a local hospital. He was born March 15, 1911, at Talihina to John Wesley and Dora Shipp Lovin. He moved to Konawa 25 years ago.

Mr. Lovin married Dorothy Wilma Magar July 12, 1952, in Ada. He was a farmer.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Lovin, of the home; four daughters, Donna Lovin, Maud, Bobbie Lovin, Tulsa, Billie Williams and husband Harold, Durant, Betty Tobin and husband Dennis, Santa Rosa, Calif.; and many grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by numerous relatives.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

RAYMOND HOPPER 
TULSA � Memorial services for Raymond Harriss Hopper, 79, Tulsa, are 2 p.m. Friday at Park Plaza Church of Christ in Tulsa, Edward Mosier officiating. Funeral services are 10 a.m. Saturday, May 21, 2005, at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, Edward Mosier officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery in Ada.

Mr. Hopper died on Thursday, May 12, 2005, in Cleveland, Ohio. He was born Dec. 19, 1925, at Ada to Clyde and Ozia Cantwell Hopper. He graduated from Ada High School and received at bachelor�s degree in chemistry from East Central University. He worked for Phillips Petroleum in Bartlesville for 35 years in the financial services division. He served in the U. S. Army Air Corps during World War II, and was a member of Park Plaza Church of Christ in Tulsa.

He married Norma O�Neal on Oct. 4, 1946, in Ada.

Survivors include his wife, Norma, of the home; one son, Phillip Hopper and wife Susan, Phoenix, Ariz.; one daughter, Michelle Hamm and husband Greg, Houston, Texas; grandson, Carson Hamm; one brother, Fred Hooper and his wife Sue Hopper, Ada; and numerous other relatives and friends.

Bearers are Mike Howard, Steve Hopper, Fred Hopper, Rusty Hopper, Jack Mullins, Ronald Mullins and Darrell Mullins. Honorary bearer is David McCollum.

Criswell Funeral Home

GLADYS BLACKBURN 
STRATFORD � Graveside services for Gladys Vaden Blackburn, 93, Stratford, are 1 p.m. Friday at McGee Cemetery.

She died May 16, 2005, at Lawton.

Pickard Funeral Home, Stratford

GLENDA CHRONISTER 
DAVIS � Services for Glenda J. Chronister, 55, Davis, are pending with Krien Funeral Home. She died May 17, 2005.

JASON WINFREY 
TISHOMINGO � Services for Jason McCarthick Winfrey, 36, Tishomingo, are 10 a.m. Thursday at Tishomingo First Baptist Church. A graveside service begins at 5 p.m. at Conley Cemetery, Mountainburg, Ark.

Mr. Winfrey died May 15, 2005, at Tishomingo.

Watts Funeral Home

JOE POTTS 
ADA � Services for Joe Dennis Potts, 88, Ada, are 10 a.m. Thursday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Curt Bartmess will officiate. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery. The Chickasaw Honor Guard will conduct military honors at the cemetery.

Mr. Potts died Saturday, May 14, 2005, at a local hospital. He was born January 4, 1917 at Tishomingo to John D. and Maggie Wolford Potts. He attended school at Bullard Chapel in the north Tishomingo area. He moved to Ada in the early 1940s from Tishomingo.

Mr. Potts married Opal V. Hendrix July 31, 1936. She died Nov. 29, 2002. He was employed in the Forming Department with Brockway Glass Company in Ada, retiring in 1976 as a forming supervisor. Mr. Potts was of the Pentecostal Holiness faith. He served in the U. S. Army during World War II.

Survivors include one son, Meredith Potts and his wife Joyce, Ada; two grandchildren, Dewayne Potts and Becky King and husband Chad; four great grandchildren, Matthew and Mitchell Potts and Coleman and Auburn King; and a sister, Marie Richens, Michigan.

He was preceded in death by four sisters, Louise Green, Daisy Gaddis, Bobbie Slaughter and Delois Phillips; one brother, William Potts; and several nieces and nephews.

Bearers will be Wayne Biggs, Cub Biggs, Melvin Gaddis, DeWayne Potts, Matthew Potts and Chad King. Honorary bearers will be Mitchell Potts, Coleman King, and Auburn King.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

LUCY HOUSEMAN 
MIDWEST CITY � Services for Lucy Barefield Houseman, 89, Midwest City, formerly from the Ada/Stratford area, were May 15, 2005, at Rose Chapel Funeral Service, Sayre. Burial followed at Delhi Cemetery.

She died May 12, 2005, at Midwest City.

Rose Chapel Funeral Service, Sayre

DAVID THOMASON 
OLNEY � Services for David Lynn Thomason, 46, Olney, are 2 p.m. today at Olney Baptist Church. Burial follows at Rose Hill Cemetery, Wapanucka.

He died died May 14, 2005, at Olney.

Brown�s Funeral Service, Coalgate

TEMISH WESLEY 
HOLDENVILLE � Services for Temish Marshall Wesley, 23, Holdenville, are 2 p.m. Thursday at Rock Springs Indian Baptist Church, Sasakwa. Burial follows at Rock Springs Indian Baptist Church Cemetery.

He died May 15, 2005.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville

JASON WINFREY 
TISHOMINGO � Services for Jason McCarthick Winfrey, 36, Tishomingo, are pending with Watts Funeral Home. He died May 15, 2005, at Tishomingo.

ERNESTINE KIDWELL 
BRANSON, MO-Services for Ernestine Kidwell, 90, Branson, MO, formerly of Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mrs. Kidwell died Saturday, May 14, 2005 in Branson, Missouri.

CLYDE LOVIN 
KONAWA-Services for Clyde Lovin, 94, Konawa, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Lovin died Tuesday, May 17, 2005 at a local hospital.

MARVIN GELINO 
ROFF � Memorial services for Marvin Dale Gelino, 63, Roff, are 10 a.m. Tuesday at the home of his sister, 503 W. Beard in Roff.

Mr. Gelino died Friday, May 13, 2005 at a local hospital.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

GARY NEAL 
DAVIS � Services for Gary Don Neal, 60, Davis, are pending with Krien Funeral Home. He died May 16, 2005, at Stonewall.

GAGE SPEAKS 
ADA � Graveside services for Gage Lee Speaks, infant son of Amanda Lee Speaks are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Rosedale Cemetery. The infant was born on Sunday, May 15, 2005 and died May 15, 2005.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

EDNA NICKELL

ADA � Services for Edna Othelia �Feebie� Nickell, 85, Ada, are 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 18, 2005, at Criswell Chapel, the Rev. Larry Montgomery officiating. Burial follows at Citra Cemetery.

Mrs. Nickell died Saturday, May 14, 2005, at a local nursing home. She was born July 15, 1919, at Holdenville, to Jay Hugh and Clara Yates Vermillion. She came to this area in 1929 from Holdenville. She attended school at Savanna, and retired from Solo Cup Company. She was a member of Francis First Baptist Church.

She married Rennie Mansell Nickell Dec. 7, 1934, at McAlester. He preceded her in death March 23, 1968 in Ada.

Survivors include five sons, Beaty Nickell, Del City; Lloyd Nickell, Hinton; Larry Nickell and wife Joyce, Oklahoma City; Hugh Nickell, Ada; and Lee Nickell and wife Karen, Ada; one daughter, Carolyn Grove, Ada; one sister, Ruth Yarigan, Modesto, Calif.; 24 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and four great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two daughters, Polly McCurley and Callie Matthews.

Bearers are Matthew Phellan, Rex Matthews, Mike Matthews, Bryan Carter, Stephen Nickell and Jay Nickell.

Criswell Funeral Home

JESSE THOMAS

ADA � Services for Jesse Thomas, 72, Ada, are 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, 2005, at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Haskell Rycroft officiating. Burial follows at Oaklawn Cemetery in Sulphur.

Mr. Thomas died Sunday, May 15, 2005, at a Norman hospital. He was born Nov. 9, 1932, at Chickasha to Lee Andrew and Ida Lou Collins Thomas. He moved to this area in 1997 from Oklahoma City. He was an auto mechanic.

He married Margie Lorene Thomas Nov. 15, 1997, in Ada.

Survivors include his wife, Margie, of the home; eight sons, Billy Ray Thomas, McAlester, Jackie Thomas and wife Sabrina, Arkansas; Jesse Thomas, Wayne; Andrew Thomas, Purcell; Earl Thomas, Wayne; Darrell Thomas and wife Penny, Purcell; Danny Thomas, Wayne and Vacle Thomas and wife Pam, Wayne; two daughters, JoAnn Jones and her husband Benjamin, Connerville; and LaVita Billy and her husband Walter, Davis; two step-sons, Darrell Matthews, North Carolina, and David Matthews and wife Michelle, Ada; two step-daughters, Sandra Sullivan, Ada; and Tammy Jordan, Ada; three sisters, Shirley Rucker, Sulphur; Dorothy Turner, Sulphur; and Nancy Gilbert, Oklahoma City; 26 grandchildren; 19 great- grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife of 47 years, Bertha Mae Thomas, on April 10, 1996; two sons, Richard Thomas and Elige Thomas; three brothers and three sisters.

Bearers are Vacle Thomas, Jesse Thomas, Andrew Thomas, Earl Thomas, Darrell Thomas and Danny Thomas.

Criswell Funeral Home

ELLON CANTWELL 
ADA � Services for Ellon Cantwell, 102, Ada, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Dennis Tate will officiate. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mrs. Cantwell died Sunday, May 22, 2005, at a local hospital. She was born Jan. 16, 1903, at near Boma, Tenn., to Looney Brice and Martha Catherine Jared Thompson. She and her family moved to the Lovelady community where she attended school at Lovelady and Ahloso.

She married Joe Cantwell in 1937. He died June 14, 1988.

Mrs. Cantwell was a sales clerk under the management of Dillon�s for the C.R. Anthony Company, retiring after 35 years of service. She was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church in Ada.

Survivors include a sister, Mildred Gibson, Ada; a brother, Delbert �Dude� Thompson, Ada; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Anna Sliger, four brothers, O.V. �Jack� Thompson, Joe Thompson, Newton Thompson and Dow Thompson.

Bearers will be Truman Teel, Donny Worley, Willard Sliger, Bob Sliger, Don Thompson and Pete Presley.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

LORENE SLIGER 
ADA � Services for Lorene Sliger, 80, Fittstown are 10 a.m. Tuesday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Tony Folger will officiate. Burial will follow at Shady Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday at the Criswell Funeral Home.

Ms. Sliger died Saturday, May 21, 2005, at a local nursing home. She was born Dec. 20, 1924, in Stonewall to Jack and Maude Horton Johnson. She lived in this area all her life, attending elementary school at Owl Creek.

Ms. Sliger was a homemaker and retired from Ballard�s Nursing Home where she was a cook in the cafeteria. She was a member of the First Baptist Church at Fittstown where she had been a Sunday School teacher.

Survivors include four sons, Roy D. Sliger and wife Dorothy, Enid, Lanny Sliger, Council Hill, Mark Sliger, Fittstown, and Jeff Sliger, Fittstown; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; Brother, J.C. Johnson and wife Norma, Sacramento, Ca.; sister, Jackie Bright, Marysville, Calif.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Deborah Bragg; an infant granddaughter, Shannon Penelope Kelley; and her parents.

Bearers will be Matt Robertson, Justin Robertson, Carl Tackett, Jerry Winters, Tom Flanagan, and Steve Ryan.

Criswell Funeral Home

ALAN PARKS 
COALGATE � Services for Steven Alan Parks, 29, Coalgate, are 2:30 p.m. today at Centrahoma Baptist Church.

Brown�s Funeral Service, Coalgate

BETTY SAMPSON 
SULPHUR � Services for Betty Lou Sampson, 59, Sulphur, are 2 p.m. Monday at Pickard Funeral Home Chapel. Burial follows at Johnsonville Cemetery, Byars.

She died May 19, 2005, at Sulphur. She was born Sept. 30, 1945, at Blanchard to John T. and Eunice V. Mayo Rollings. She was a security guard for the Wynnewood Refinery.

Survivors include a daugher, Vickie Preast, Davis; three brothers, Arthur Rollings and his wife Marilyn, Lexington, Oscar Rollings and his wife Ellen, Asher, and Orval Rollings and his wife Kay, Byars; a sister, Lillian Dickey, Owasso; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Bearers will be her nephews.

Pickard Funeral Home, Stratford

Roxanna Boise 
STIGLER � Services for Roxanna Lousie Feck Boise, 45, Stigler, were May 11, 2005, at Piney Creek Fellowship Church, the Rev. Milton Allen officiating. There were also comments by Francies Clark and Hershal Reynolds. Burial was at Cedar Grove Cemetery, Ada.

Mrs. Boise died May 8, 2005. She was born June 25, 1959, in Anchorage, Alaska.

Survivors include her parents, Jerry and Charlene Feck, Stigler; three children, Krystal Buchannon, Norman, Daniel Bonner and Stephanie Sedam, both of Ada; seven grandchildren, Stacy Organ, Whitney Frazier, Britney Frazier, Courtney Brown, Anthony Brown, Justice Sedam and Dalton Sedam; three sisters, Robin Owen and Carrie Harbin, both of Ada, and Shannon Shields, McAlester; several nieces and nephews and many friends

Bearers were Justin Feck, Harry Allen, Jerry Brooks, Jeff Owens, Bob Kessinger, and Mike Heltzel. Honorary bearers were Paul Harbin, Chris King and Bill Clark.

King and Shearwood Funeral Home

BOYDEAN WYCHE 
SALT SPRINGS, Fla. � Private family memorial services for Boydean Wyche, 76, Salt Springs, Fla., have not been scheduled. Funeral services were held at Salt Springs.

Mr. Wyche died Monday, May 16, 2005, at a Jacksonville hospital. He was born April 27, 1929, at Rocky Chapel, Okla., to Welcome Lee and Juanita Miles Wyche.

He had lived in Oklahoma until he moved to Salt Springs in 1997. He attended schools at Rocky Chapel and Fitzhugh. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He earned a Purple Heart during the Korean War. He worked in the oil fields in Oklahoma, Texas and New Mexico for 46 years.

Survivors include his wife Arlene Wyche; a son, Jay Eldon Wyche; two grandchildren; four brothers; four sisters, and numerous nieces and nephews.

RANDY KARTY 
ADA � Services for Randy Karty, 71, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Karty died Thursday, May 19, 2005 at an Ardmore hospital.

STEPHEN PARKS 
COALGATE � Services for Stephen Parks, 29, Coalgate, are pending with Brown�s Funeral Service. He died May 19, 2005.

S.J. CHRISTIAN 
McPHERSON, Kan. � Services for S.J. Christian, 82, McPherson, are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at McPherson First Baptist Church. Burial follows at McPherson Cemetery. He died May 18, 2005.

Stockham Family Funeral Home, McPherson

ETHEL HUGHES 
KONAWA � Services for Ethel Ruby Hughes, 82, Konawa, are 11 a.m. Saturday at Konawa Assembly of God Church, the Rev. Richard Hughes officiating. Burial follows at Vamoosa Cemetery.

She died May 18, 2005, at an Ada hospital.

Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home, Konawa

GARY NEAL 
DAVIS � Services for Gary Don Neal, 61, Davis/Sulphur area, are 2 p.m. Friday at Krien Funeral Home Chapel. He died May 16, 2005.

Krien Funeral Home, Davis

ROBBIE STIDHAM 
SULPHUR � Graveside services for Robbie Nell Stidham, 64, Sulphur, are 2 p.m. Friday at Dolberg Cemetery. She died May 18, 2005. at Sulphur.

Clagg Funeral Home, Sulphur

ERNESTINE KIDWELL 
BRANSON, Mo. � Services for Ernestine York Kidwell, 90, Branson, Mo., formerly of Ada, are 2 p.m. Sunday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Holt Sodeman will officiate. Burial will be at 9 a.m. Monday at Allen Cemetery.

Mrs. Kidwell died Saturday, May 14, 2005, in Branson, Mo. She was born Dec. 7, 1914, at Burkburnett, Texas to Burt and Vina Johnson York.

Mrs. Kidwell was a member of 50 years, of First Presbyterian Church. She attended East Central University as a music major, sang live on KADA Radio in Ada, and founded and sang with the Ada Civic Singers. She also served with the Pontotoc County Election Board as a volunteer for elections. She moved to Branson in 1995 from Ada.

She married Austin Kidwell on Dec. 27, 1937. He died Oct. 13, 1998.

Survivors include two daughters, Mary Ann Daversa and husband Jay, Branson, Mo., and Tommie Taylor and husband Jim Bowie, Crestone, Colo.; a son, Kent Kidwell and wife Jane, Edmond; five grandchildren, Jeff Kidwell and wife Susan, John Alan Kidwell, Mary Lollis and husband Brent, Kiersten Taylor, John Austin Daversa and wife Tatiana Daversa; five great-grandchildren, Madeline, Grace, Emma, Jack, and Amelia; one brother, Glen York and wife Doris; one sister, Frances Cagle and husband Wendall; a sister-in-law, Mertis York; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

JOE NEWTON 
PAULS VALLEY � Graveside services for Joseph J. �Joe� Newton, 80, Pauls Valley, formerly of Ada are 2 p.m. Friday at Rosedale Cemetery, Ada, the Rev. Kenneth Elkins will officiate.

Mr. Newton died Tuesday, May 17, 2005, at a Pauls Valley hospital. He was born Oct. 27, 1924, at Tishomingo to William A. and Eliza Jane �Marie� McDonald Newton. He attended school at Tishomingo.

He married Bobbie Lee McAnally on Oct. 8, 1946, in Ada. She died Sept. 12, 1989, in Ada.

Mr. Newton and family moved to Ada in 1947 after serving as a medic during World War II. He received a purple heart while stationed in Germany. Mr. Newton was a meat cutter for Safeway Grocery in California for about 40 years. He was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene.

Survivors include two sons, Tommy Joe Newton, La Mirada, Calif., and Ricky Lee Newton, Bullhead City, Ariz.; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two sisters, Madeline Sorrells, Ada and Pansy Cradduck Bates, Ada; niece, June Mitchell; and other nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother and four sisters.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

JOSEPH NEWTON 
ADA �-Services for Joseph J. Newton, 81, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Newton died Tuesday, May 17, 2005, at a Pauls Valley hospital.

THELMA B. MOORE 
ADA � Graveside services for Thelma B. Moore, 87, Ada, are 10 a.m. Tuesday at Vamoosa Cemetery, Revs. Bob Langston and Kenneth Elkins will officiate.

Mrs. Moore died Sunday, March 27, 2005 at a local nursing home. She was born Dec. 13, 1917, at Sasakwa to Luke and Ida Balmain Factor. She attended school at Sasakwa and Vamoosa.

She married William H. Moore May 31, 1934. He died Nov. 14, 1994.

Mrs. Moore was a homemaker and a surgical technician at Valley View Regional Hospital until her retirement. She was a member of Oak Avenue Baptist Church for more than 50 years.

Survivors include four daughters, Mary Kotlewski and her husband Norman, Fort Walton Beach, Fla., Betty McCutcheon and her husband Charles, Ada, Lois A. Ross and her husband Richard, Ada, and Sharon Morrison, Wichita, Kan.; grandchildren, Kent Kotlewski, Suzan Smith, Lisa Pitarque, Randall Ross, Nancy Logan, Michael Whitson, Jaye Lynn Laxton, Lori Hunter, Laurie Delling, Tiffany Ryan and Leslie Miller; 23 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, William Henry Moore Jr. in June 1937.

Bearers will be grandsons and great grandsons, Kent Kotlewski, Zachary Factor, Randall Ross, Jason Kotlewski, Michael Whitson and Brad Laxton.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

STEPHEN CAZIER 
THREE RIVERS, Texas � Graveside services for Stephen Francis Cazier, 51, Three Rivers, Texas, were 11 a.m. today at Allen Cemetery, Allen, Okla., the Rev. Bob Langston will officiate.

Mr. Cazier died Thursday, March 24, 2005, at his home. He was born Oct. 27, 1953, in Livingston, Mont., to George Gilbert and Margaret Jofe Cazier.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Cazier, of the home; two daughters, Rachel Wright and husband Michael, George West, Texas, and Tara Cazier, Three Rivers, Texas; two brothers, Clint Cazier, Helena, Mont., and George Cazier, Lampasas, Texas; two sisters, Kathy Hiesler, Great Falls, Mont., and Ann McIntyre, Hallettsville, Mont.; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Mack and Vermell Yoakum, Corpus Christi, Texas; granddaughter, Walker Wright, George West, Texas; grandson, Wylie Wright, George West, Texas; and several nieces and nephews

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

JAMES McCLURE 
SULPHUR � Services for James M. �Son� McClure,79, Sulphur, are 10 a.m. Tuesday at First Free Will Baptist Church. Burial follows at Drake Cemetery.

Mr. McClure died March 26, 2005.

Clagg Funeral Home

JONATHAN IMOTICHEY 
SULPHUR � Services for Jonathan Roy Imotichey, 24, are pending with Clagg Funeral Home. He died March 26, 2005.

CAROLE SNYDER 
ADA � Services for Carole Ann Snyder, 65, Ada, are 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Revs. Tony Peak and Joe Howry will officiate. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mrs. Snyder died Wednesday, May 25, 2005, at her home. She was born Aug. 18, 1939, in the Pleasant Grove Community, near Lawton to Kenneth and Mattie Lee McGee Clopton. She graduated from Central High School in Marlow and attended Cameron College for one year. She moved to Ada in November 1963 from Lawton.

She married Bill Snyder Oct. 10, 1958. Mrs. Snyder was a homemaker and a member of Lovelady Baptist Church for many years.

Survivors include her husband, Bill Snyder, of the home; one son, Ronnie W. Snyder and wife Janie, Ada; two daughters, Debbie Cathey and Sheila Jones and husband Joe Don, all of Ada; two brothers, Keith Clopton and wife Carol, Lake Havasu City, Ariz., and Doug Clopton, Tulsa; one sister, Jean Matthews and husband Don, Oklahoma City; six grandchildren, Ronnie D. Snyder, Whitney Cathey, Summer Snyder, Tyrel Jones, Tiffany Cathey and Mallory Jones.

Bearers are Frank Jared, Leon Cross, Terry Winters, Johnny Brassfield, Ike Bray, Jerry Howard and Odell Deaton

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

BERNADEAN HUTCHINGS 
ADA � Services for Bernadean Hutchings, 77, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mrs. Hutchings died Wednesday, May 25, 2005 at her home.

JAKE ANDERSON 
ARDMORE � Services for Jake Lee Anderson, 62, Ardmore, are 11 a.m. Friday at Griffin Funeral Chapel. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery, Ada. He died May 24, 2005.

Griffin Funeral Home

VERA MILES 
MOUNTAIN RANCH, Calif. � Graveside services for Vera Marie Miles, 83, Mountain Ranch, are 1 p.m. Friday at Union Cemetery, Brentwood. She died May 24, 2005, at a San Andreas hospital.

San Andreas Memorial Chapel, San Andreas

ELI MORRIS 
PAULS VALLEY � Graveside services for Eli Washington Morris, 90, Pauls Valley, are 10 a.m. Friday at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, the Rev. Larry Cornforth officiating. Military honors will be performed.

Mr. Morris died May 24, 2005, at Pauls Valley. He was born May 10, 1915 at Pontotoc County to George W. and Dollie May Lawson Morris.

He married Willie V. Heath Morris at Pauls Valley Oct. 20, 1952.

Mr. Morris worked in maintenance for the Pauls Valley State School and was a veteran of World War II. He moved to Pauls Valley in 1952 and was a member of Valley Christian Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Irene Lambert; and a brother, Kenneth Morris.

Survivors include his wife; four sisters, Lorene Mullins, Woodward, Christina Southard, Waxahachi, Texas, Pauline Holland, Lubbock, Texas, and Kathyrene Hannah, Pauls Valley; and two brothers, Gus Morris, Pauls Valley, and G.D. Morris, Houston, Texas.

Visitation is today from 5-7 p.m. at Pickard Funeral Home Chapel.

Pickard Funeral Home, Stratford.

JEWEL SANDERS 
STONEWALL � Services for Jewel Dorothy Sanders, 86, Stonewall, are 2 p.m. Friday at the Tupelo Church of Christ, with Wendell Ingram officiating. Burial will follow at Byrd�s Prairie Cemetery at Tupelo.

Mrs. Sanders died Tuesday May 24, 2005, at an Ada hospital. She was born June 11, 1918, at Tupelo to Elbert and Ida Jane Melton Young. She attended school at Tupelo.

She married Basil M. Sanders Dec. 21, 1935 at Clarita. He died Nov. 4, 2003, in Stonewall.

Mrs. Sanders and her husband left this area in 1953 and returned in 1990. She was a homemaker and a member of the Tupelo Church of Christ.

Survivors include two sons, Dewayne Sanders and wife Frances, Lakehead, Calif., and Bill Sanders and wife Helen, Venice, Fla.; a daughter, Janet Park, Stonewall; a sister, Fern Jones, Bakersfield, Calif.; grandchildren, Steven Sanders, Lakehead, Calif., John Sanders, Clayton, Calif., Cheryle Martin, Auburn, Calif., and Marc Finnecy, Point, Texas; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Larry Basil Sanders, her parents, four brothers, Chester Young, Earl Young, Loyd Young and Clyde Young, and a sister, Ruby Harkins.

Bearers will be Audie Sanders, Roger Sanders, Doyle Sanders, Wayne Sanders, Raymond Batchelor and Al Sanders. Honorary bearers will be Herman Bills, Bob Woods, Winford Westbrook, Dub Rush and L. M. Rush.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

GLEN WALKER 
HOLDENVILLE � Services for Glen R. Walker, 73, Holdenville, are 2 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church, Holdenville. Burial follows at Holdenville Cemetery. He died May 24, 2005.

Hudson-Phillips FUneral Home

TENZY ROBERTS 
NORMAN � Services for Tenzy Lee Roberts, 75, Norman, are 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Chapel, Konawa. Burial follows at Vamoosa Cemetery. She died Monday, May 23, 2005, at a Norman hospital.

Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home, Konawa

VIOLET ROSS 
MANNFORD � Graveside services for Violet Lorene Reich Ross, 56, Mannford, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Oakwood Cemetery, Wewoka. He died May 23, 2005.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville

Rick Colvin 
ADA � Services for Rick Dean Colvin, 47, Ada, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Luginbuel Funeral Home Chapel in Vinita. Burial follows in Fairview Cemetery.

Mr. Colvin died May 20, 2005, in Ada.

RANDY KARTY 
ADA � Services for Randolph Scott �Randy� Karty, 71, Ada, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Ada Church of God Worship Center, the Rev. Zackary Hadden will officiate. Burial will follow at Corley Cemetery, four miles south of Stratford.

Mr. Karty died Thursday, May 19, 2005, at an Ardmore hospital. He was born Dec. 3, 1933, in Lawton to George and Kate Botone Karty. He was adopted at an early age by his uncle, William �Bill� Karty and wife, Evelyn Karty. He attended school at Lawton and various other states as his father�s work required moves. He was a graduate of Oklahoma State University and also attended Oral Roberts University.

He married Janice Lunsford June 18, 1983.

Mr. Karty was a pastor at Coweta and Oklahoma City and also Mesa, Ariz. Later, he was a missionary and served on Indian reservations for 18 months. Mr. Karty served in the U.S. Navy for 10 years.

Survivors include his wife, Janice Karty, of the home; three daughters, Lori A. Duble and Nancy S. Kimmick, both of Oklahoma City and Gina C. Lunsford, Ada; two sons, Gregory R. Lunsford, Coweta, and Kyle L. Lunsford, Oklahoma City; eight grandchildren, Chloe A. Duble, Tori E. Duble, Noah S. Duble, Evan H. Kimmick, Zander G. Kimmick, Katelyn S. Kimmick, Breckton R. Lunsford, and Maui C. Castro; three brothers, Billy Karty, Ken Karty and George Karty Jr, all of Lawton; three sisters, Lois Gonzales, Lawton, and Glenda Dennis, Lawton, and Penny Escoto, Thoreau, N.M.; and many friends.

He was preceded in death by both sets of parents, two brothers and three sisters.

Bearers will be his nephews.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

LEWIS WILLARD
JENKS � Services for Lewis Frank Willard, 77, Jenks, are 10 a.m. Friday at Hudson-Phillips Chapel, Holdenville. Burial follows in Green Hill Cemetery, Lindsey.

He died March 29, 2005.

SHIRLEY WHELCHEL 
PONTOTOC � Services for Shirley Whelchel, 62, Pontotoc, are 2 p.m. Thursday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Glen Thomason will officiate. Burial will follow at Pontotoc Cemetery.

Mrs. Whelchel died Monday, March 28, 2005, at an Oklahoma City hospital. She was born May 21, 1942, in Compton, Calif., to Elmer and Gladys Cullison Doyel. She attended school at Tishomingo.

She married Joe M. Whelchel Aug. 18, 1958, in Pontotoc.

Mrs. Whelchel was a clerk in a drug store and restaurant, most recently, she was employed with home healthcare. She was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy in Wapanucka, and active in church music ministry.

Survivors include her husband, Joe Whelchel, of the home; a daughter, Dawn Tadlock and her husband Earnest, Ada; grandchildren, Michelle Pearce, Ada and Christopher Pearce, Pontotoc; one brother, Billy Doyel, Bakersfield, Calif.; her mother-in-law, Viola Whelchel, Ada; five sisters-in-law and two brothers-in-law.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Elmer and Gladys Doyel, a daughter, Kay Lynn Flowers in 2002, a sister, Norma Allen and a brother, Tommy Doyel.

Bearers will be Frank Wallace, Darrel Horath, Roy Taylor, Jack McFeeters, Quinton Overstreet and George Moore. Honorary bearers are Roger Sullenger and Duane Allen.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

FRANK DOYLE 
ALLEN � Services for Frank Doyle, 67, Allen, are 2 p.m. Friday at Richmond Avenue Free Will Baptist Church, the Rev. Buddy Drake will officiate. Burial will follow at Allen Cemetery. Chickasaw Honor Guard will conduct military honors at the cemetery. Family and friends may call at the Allen Chapel from Thursday morning until service time.

Mr. Doyle died Tuesday, March 29, 2005, at his home. He was born Feb. 19, 1938, at Holdenville, Okla., to Jack and Wilma Eubanks Doyle.

He lived in the Allen area all his life. He attended school at Panther Creek and graduated from Gerty High School.

He married Pat Dunn on Jan. 3, 1992, at Fort Smith, Ark.

Mr. Doyle was a truck driver and also was employed with the oil and gas production industry. He served in the U. S. Navy.

Survivors include his wife, Pat Doyle, of the home; brother, Truman Doyle, Winnemucca, Nev.; a sister, Doris Jean Hopkins, Cartersville, Ga.; step-daughter, Donna Nelson, Barnsdall; a step-granddaughter, Jocelyn Nelson; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Wilma Doyle, and a son, Brian Doyle in 1994 in Arkansas.

Bearers will be Bruce Merriman, Roger Merriman, Chris Merriman, Morris Chiles, Tommy McFerran and Sonny Wallace. Honorary bearer will be Leonard Iker.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

R.E. �EDD� BROCK 
STONEWALL � Services for Rufus E. �EDD� Brock, 78, Stonewall, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Brock died Wednesday, March 30, 2005, at a Stonewall nursing home.

JOHNNY WOODS JR. 
ASHER � Services for Johnny �Jay� Lee Woods Jr., 27, Asher, are 2 p.m. Thursday at Pentecostal Holiness Church, Oil Center, the Rev. Farron Oliver officiating. Burial follows at Maxwell Cemetery.

Mr. Woods died March 27, 2005, at Asher. He was born Dec. 12, 1977, in Oklahoma City to Johnny Lee Woods Sr. and Angela Witt Woods.

He was a diesel mechanic and lived in the Byars, Konawa and Asher areas most of his life.

He and Lisa Kile were married July 12, 2003, at Oklahoma City.

He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Bud Witt and Bill Woods.

Survivors include his wife, Lisa Woods, Asher; a son, Takoda Lynn Ray, Asher; a daughter, Taylor Nicole Ray, Asher; his parents, Angela and Danny Strawn, Oil Center, Johnny Lee Woods Sr. and Vicki Woods, Prague; four brothers, Mickey Woods and Jachin Woods, both of Prague, Nathan Strawn, Christian Strawn, both of Oil Center; a sister, Ashlee Strawn, Oil Center; grandparents, A.J. and Juanita Moore, Konawa, and Jewell Woods, Midwest City.

Pickard Funeral Home, Stratford

WILLIAM FITZGEARLD 
ADA � Services for William D. Wayne Fitzgearld, 65, Ada, are pending with Smith-Phillips Funeral Home. He died March 30, 2005, at Ada.

ALICE VAILS 
BYARS � Services for Alice Elaine Hyatt Vails, 47, Byars, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Pickard Funeral Home Chapel, Stratford. Burial follows at Byars Cemetery.

She died March 25, 2005, at Byars.

Pickard Funeral Home

JAMES PARK 
SASAKWA � Services for James Clarence Park, 79, Sasakwa, are 10 a.m. Wednesday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Mickey Keith will officiate. Burial will follow at Swan Hill Cemetery in Ada.

Mr. Park died Monday, March 28, 2005, at his home. He was born Aug. 11, 1925, in Kingston to James W. and Reola Minton Park. He attended school at McCall�s Chapel School, graduated from Allen High School and attended East Central University.

Mr. Park married Loretta �Rita� Ballard in June 1947 in Ada. He was an accountant and a special agent for the Internal Revenue Service. Mr. Park was a member of the Evangelistic Temple and a state director for Prison Fellowship. He also served in the U.S. Navy for four years as a torpedoman�s mate, second class.

Survivors include his wife, Rita Park, of the home; daughter, Jan Park, Stonewall; son, Jim Park and wife Anita, Mena, Ark.; brother, Gene Park and wife Beth, Pearsall, Texas; two sisters, Edna Mae Davis, Sealy, Texas, and Joanne Fasler and husband Elmer, Yancey, Texas; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Bearers will be Jim Park, Wayne Park, Ronny Blaylock, Kevin Yandell, Cecil O�Neal and Donny Blackburn.

Honorary bearers are James E. Park, Jeffery Park and Jason Park.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

JONATHAN IMOTICHEY 
SULPHUR � Services for Jonathan Roy Imotichey, 24, Sulphur, are 2 p.m. Thursday at Sulphur�s Calvary Baptist Church.

He died March 26, 2005, at Davis.

Clagg Funeral Home

FRANK DOYLE 
ALLEN � Services for Marion Frank Doyle, 67, Allen, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Doyle died Tuesday, March 29, 2005, at his home.

JOHNNIE LAWYER 
HOLDENVILLE � Services for Johnnie Roberta Beavers Lawyer, 100, Holdenville, are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hudson-Phillips Funeral Chapel. Burial follows at Holdenville Cemetery.

She died March 25, 2005.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville

JAMES McCLURE 
SULPHUR � Services for James M. �Son� McClure, 79, Sulphur, were today at Sulphur First Free Will Baptist Church. Burial followed at Drake Cemetery.

He died March 26, 2005.

Clagg Funeral Home

VELDA OGBURN 
DUNCAN � Graveside services for Velda Mae Ogburn, 83, Duncan, formerly of Konawa, are 10 a.m. Wednesday at Konawa Cemetery.

She died March 28, 2005, at Duncan.

Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home, Konawa

ZONIA RAY 
SULPHUR � Zonia Ellen Ray, 78, Sulphur, died March 27, 2005. There will be private family services with burial at Hope, Ark.

Cowley-Krien Funeral Home, Sulphur

SHIRLEY WHELCHEL 
PONTOTOC � Services for Shirley Whelchel, 62, Pontotoc, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mrs. Whelchel died Monday, March 28, 2005, at an Oklahoma City hospital.

JAMES PARK 
SASAKWA � Services for James Park, 79, Sasakwa, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Park died Monday, March 28, 2005 at his home.

FOY PHILLIPS 
ADA � Services for Foy Phillips, 78, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Phillips died Tuesday, April 5, 2005, at his home.

PATRICIA TATUM 
FITTSTOWN � Services for Patricia Tatum, 66, Fittstown, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Ms. Tatum died Tuesday, April 5, 2005, at a local hospital.

MONTIE INEZ MURPHY 
HEALDTON � Services for Montie Inez Scott Murphy, 94, Healdton, formerly of Stonewall are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mrs. Murphy died Tuesday, April 5, 2005, at a Healdton hospital.

MURRY COLLINGS 
NOBLE � Graveside services for Murry Collings, 88, Noble, formerly of Ada, are 2 p.m. Thursday at Rosedale Cemetery, the Revs. Eddie Malphrus and Ken Huddleston will officiate.

Mr. Collings died Tuesday, April 5, 2005, at a Noble nursing home. He was born May 13, 1916, at Mangum, Oklahoma to Roy and Betty Caton Collings. He lived most of his life in the Ada area. He attended school at Byng.

He married Frances Nadine Howard Dec. 27, 1938, at Lawrence.

In the early 1940s, Mr. Collings drove a truck for Swift Company for 15 years. Later, he co-owned and operated a mechanic shop on West 12th Street in Ada. In 1967, he and his son, Robert Collings owned and operated a filling station on West Main Street in Ada, he then semi-retired in 1982. Mr. Collings was also a co-owner of Collings Automotive with his brother, Earl Collings.

Mr. Collings was a member of Trinity Baptist Church and a Charter Member of the Ada Gun Club.

Survivors include his wife, Nadine Collings, of the home; two sons, Robert Collings and wife Bobby, Noble, and Howard Collings, McLoud; a daughter, Shirley Collings, Cumberland Cove; five brothers, Earl Collings, Ada, Leroy Collings, Sacramento, Calif., Kenneth Collings, Fresno, Calif., Teddy Jo Collings, Grizzly Flats, Calif., and Gene Collings, McAlester; three grandchildren, Robin Mize and husband Carl, Noble, Monty Collings and wife Tracy, Noble and Rocky Lynn Collings; seven great-grandchildren, Jennifer Thomas and husband Chuck, Sarah Collings, Janae Meyer and husband Joe, Steffanie Collings, Jaran Mize, Shelby Collings and Brandon Collings; two great-great-grandchildren, Billy Lane Thomas and Kinley Thomas.

He was preceded in death by a grandson, Brandon Lee Hendricks, sister, Leona Crawford, Modesto, Calif., and two brothers, Bobby Glen Collings, Los Angeles, Calif., and Doug Collings, Seminole.

Bearers will be Monty Collings, Larry Clifford Collings, David Collings, Richard Mize, Robin Mize and Chuck Thomas. Honorary bearers will be Jennifer Thomas, Sarah Collings, Janae Meyer, Joe Meyer, Steffanie Collings, Jaran Mize, Shelby Collings, and Brandon Collings.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

AUSTIN CAMPBELL 
TISHOMINGO � Graveside services for Austin Campbell, 71, Tishomingo, were today at Condon Grove Cemetery, Milburn. He died April 5, 2005, at Tishomingo.

Campbell-Watts Funeral Home

MILDRED DAVIS
DEL CITY � Graveside services for Mildred Mae Davis, 79, Del City, are 1 p.m. today at Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Tupelo, Ed Bullard officiating.

Mrs. Davis died April 3, 2005. She was born Aug. 4, 1925, at Tupelo to Robert Wesley and Jewel Bell King Dickinson.

She was a member of Eastern Star, VFW Ladies Auxiliary and Oklahoma Central Food Association. She was the cafeteria manager for Oklahoma City Public Schools for 25 years.

She married Robert P. Davis Jr.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers.

Survivors include her husband, Robert P. Davis Jr., Del City; a daughter, Billie Jean Bowen and her husband Tom, Newcastle; a sister, Ruby Coates and her husband Wayne, Lakeland, Fla.; grandchildren Randy Bowen and his fianc� Diana, and Daryl Bowen and his wife Kristi; great-grandchildren, Caleb Bowen, Baylee Bowen, Jeromey Clayton, Lindsey Rains and Hunter Rains; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Eisenhour Funeral Home, Blanchard

RICKIE HILLIS 
TISHOMINGO � Services for Rickie Lynn Hillis, 49, Tishomingo, are 2 p.m. today at Mannsville First Baptist Church. Burial follows at Earl Cemetery.

Mr. Hillis died April 4, 2005.

Campbell-Watts Funeral Home

DUANE LANGWELL 
PLANO, Texas � Memorial services for Duane Langwell, 60, Irving, Texas, were 3 p.m. Friday at Custer Road Methodist Church, 6601 Custer Road, Plano.

Mr. Langwell died March 30, 2005, in Irving, Texas. He was born Jan. 31, 1945, in Wichita, Kan., to Sherman K. and Cecilia R. Merritt Langwell Jr.

Survivors include his wife, Mary D. Langwell; daughters, Kasandra Strater and husband Mark and Cynthia Preston and husband Garry; grandchildren, Dylan and Abby Strater and Laurel Preston; sisters, Evelyn Sexton and husband Ernest and Renee Danks and husband Randy; brother, Darrell Langwell and wife Jodie; niece, Randa Danks; and nephews, Ronald, David and William Sexton, Kirk and Craig Langwell, and Ryan Danks.

In lieu of flowers, the family said memorial contributions may be made to Angel Food Ministries, c/o Ada Church of the Nazarene, PO Box 1260, Ada, OK 74821.

Ted Dickey Funeral Home, Plano

BILLY MEEKS 
OKLAHOMA CITY � Services for Billy Joe Meeks, Oklahoma City, formerly of the Ashland area, are 2 p.m. Thursday at Brown�s Funeral Chapel, Coalgate. Burial follows at McCarty Cemetery.

Mr. Meeks died April 3, 2005, at Oklahoma City.

Brown�s Funeral Service

MABLE STAHLBUSCH 
ARDMORE � Services for Mable Mary Stahlbusch, 100, Ardmore, are pending with Campbell-Watts Funeral Home, Tishomingo.

She died April 3, 2005, at Ardmore.

MURRY COLLINGS 
NOBLE � Services for Murry Collings, 88, Noble, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home, Ada. He died April 5, 2005, at a Noble nursing facility.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

MYRL COLLINS 
SULPHUR � Services for Myrl Collins, 99, Sulphur, are 10 a.m. Wednesday at Sulphur�s Vinita Church of Christ. Burial follows at Lone Cedar Cemetery, Baum.

She died April 4, 2005, at Sulphur.

Krien Funeral Home, Davis

BEN JONES 
SULPHUR � Graveside services for Ben Henry Jones, 89, Sulphur, are 10 a.m. Tuesday at Palmer Cemetery.

Mr. Jones died April 2, 2005, at Sulphur.

Clagg Funeral Home

OLLIE BRADSHAW 
ADA � Services for Ollie Dell Bradshaw, 83, Ada, are pending with Smith-Phillips Funeral Home.

She died April 3, 2005, at Ada.

Smith-Phillips Funeral Home

RICKY TOLLETT 
TALIHINA � Services for Ricky Joe Tollett, 42, Talihina, are 2 p.m. today at Smith-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel, Ada, the Rev. Mark Cook officiating. Burial follows at Non Cemetery, Non.

Mr. Tollett died March 27, 2005, at Talihina. He was born April 26, 1962, in Ada, to Bob and Sue Lively Tollett.

He was a member of First Baptist Church of Talihina and worked as an auto mechanic.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, an aunt and two cousins.

Survivors include his parents, Bob and Sue Tollett, Holdenville; siblings, David and Bradley Tollett and Deanna Crawford-Townsend, all of Ada; two nieces, Lauren Tollett and Chandler Crawford and two nephews, Brandon Tollett and Coleman Crawford. Also surviving are numerous aunts, uncles and other relatives and friends.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville

�EDD� BROCK 
STONEWALL � Services for R.E. �Edd� Brock, 78, Stonewall, are 2 p.m. Friday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Charles Teel and Truman Teel will officiate. Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery. The Chickasaw Honor Guard will conduct military honors at the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. today at Criswell Funeral Home.

Mr. Brock died Wednesday, March 30, 2005, at a Stonewall nursing home. He was born Sept. 13, 1926, at Matoy, near Caddo, to Rufus Thomas and Minnie Gaye Swader Brock. He attended school at Russett and moved to this area April 28, 1962, from Madill.

Mr. Brock married Virginia Lois Harris on Jan. 26, 1946, at Gainesville, Texas. She died Feb. 6, 1984. He was an equipment operator-maintainer operator for Pontotoc County, District #3 until his retirement. He was formerly a ranch hand for many years. Mr. Brock was a member of Rocky Point Missionary Baptist Church and had served in the U.S. Army during World War II from 1945 until 1949.

Survivors include three daughters, Judy Thomas and husband John, Stonewall, Ann Bock and husband Lee, Clarksville, Ga., and Nancy Hudson, Trenton, Texas; two sons, Eddie Brock and wife Melissa, Celeste, Texas, and Mark and SuzAnn Brock, Roswell, N.M.; a sister, Paula Russell, Mesquite, Texas; 18 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; one great-great- grandson; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Eula Miles.

Bearers will be his grandsons, Wayne Bock, John E. Corbitt, Tommy Thomas, Eddie Brock Jr., Frankie Russell and Joe Embrey. Honorary bearers are John Thomas, John W. Corbitt, Lee Bock, Willard Sliger, Don Teel and Roy Allen.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada 

JOANN CANNADY

WEWOKA � Graveside services for JoAnn Bates Cannady, 63, Avenal, Calif., are 3 p.m. Friday at Oakwood Cemetery, Wewoka, the Rev. Delbert Akin officiating. Memorial services are Wednesday at Avenal First Baptist Church, the Rev. Ted Woelk officiating.

Mrs. Cannady died April 15, 2005, at Avenal. She was born April 19, 1941, at Bentonville, Ark., to George Laren and Nona Hanson Bates.�

She moved to Avenal, Calif., from Wewoka. She graduated from Wewoak High school and was a seamstress and waitress. She was of the Baptist faith.

Mrs. Cannady was preceded in death by her parents, George and Nona Bates; a sister, Lucille Bates Bush; a brother, Larry Bates; a son, Toby; and grandson, Christopher.

Survivors include five daughters, April Bravo, Penny Suchanek, Dina Bollinger, Angela Bueno and husband Martin, Sheila Verdago and husband Ricardo, all of Avenal; a son, Eddie Murray, Bakersfield, Calif.; grandchildren Rachel Underwood and husband Derek, Thomas and Victor Kiser, all of Wanette, Craig Bollinger, Fresno, Calif., Amber Suchanek, Brighton, colo, Darick and Brandon Cannady, Kenneth and Stephen Alberty, Johnathon and Kirsten Verdugo, Avenal, Calif; great-grandchildren, Briana and Arianna Caballero and Reyna Palma, Brighton, Colo, Mayson and Brandon Underwood, Wanette; a sister, Margaret Mouser and husband James, Ada; sister-in-law, Virginia Akin and husband Delbert, Midwest City; brother-in-law Jack Bush, McAlester; and many nephews, nieces and friends.

Ford Funeral Home, Oklahoma City

PATRICIA LOU TATUM 
FITTSTOWN � Services for Patricia Lou Tatum, 66, Fittstown, are 2 p.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, the Rev. Ray Ackerman will officiate. A Rosary will be held 7 p.m. Thursday at Criswell Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery, Stonewall.

Ms. Tatum died Tuesday, April 5, 2005, at a local hospital. She was born Sept. 26, 1938, at Cedar Rapids, Iowa to Clayton and Mildred Goodman Ackley.

She graduated from Clark High School in South Dakota and received a bachelor�s of arts degree from East Central University. She moved to this area in 1971 from San Diego, California.

Ms. Tatum was employed by the state of Oklahoma with the Court-Related Children Services. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Kim Harris and husband Bill, Fittstown, and Dee Swenson, San Antonio, Texas; three sons, David Hilsabeck and wife Beckey, Kiowa, Oklahoma, Clay Hilsabeck and wife Janet, Victoria, Texas and Darin Hilsabeck and wife Tammy, Ft. Carson, Colorado; one brother, Douglas Goodnow and wife Louise, Bivins, Texas; two sisters, Jo Larson and husband Rick, Plankinton, South Dakota and Janice Henwood, Fittstown.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter, Jay Alexander, one brother, Darrel Ackley, a nephew, Travis Larson and a great grandson, Tyler McCracken.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

MONTIE INEZ MURPHY 
HEALDTON � Services for Montie Inez �Bun� Scott Murphy, 94, Healdton, formerly of Stonewall, are 1 p.m. Friday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, grandson, David L. Daniel will officiate. Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery in Stonewall.

Mrs. Murphy died Tuesday, April 5, 2005, at a Healdton hospital. She was born Nov. 12, 1910, at Frisco to Joseph Riley and Millie May Beck Scott.

She attended school at Union Valley and Latta High School.

She married Bedford Forrest �Bud� Murphy on December 24, 1930 at Union Valley. He died Aug. 13, 1995, in Healdton.

She and her husband moved to Rush Springs in the summer of 1957 until they relocated to Healdton in the spring of 1993. Mrs. Murphy was a homemaker and an active member of the First United Methodist Church in Stonewall and Rush Springs, singing in the choir and teaching children�s Sunday school and also Sunday school for adults for many years. She served as president of the United Methodist Women for years and was active in missions. Later, she was a member of the Healdton United Methodist Church. Mrs. Murphy was also a cook for the Lions Club luncheons for many years.

Survivors include a son, Bedford E. Murphy and wife Betty Jo, Healdton; one son-in-law, Lloyd Daniel, Healdton; one daughter-in-law, Clara Nell of Ray Wood, Texas; two sisters, Millie Maude �Sis� Scott Chaffin, Oklahoma City, and Drusilla �Dru� Jo Scott Denny, Roswell, N.M.; nine grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews along with an extended family, very special friends and neighbors and church family from both Rush Springs and Healdton.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Johnny Joe Murphy and Norman Franklin �Frank� Murphy, a daughter, Shirley Ann Daniel, one grandson, Kenton Lance Murphy, three brothers, William �Bill� Scott, Ivan �Jerry� Scott, Herman �Mick� Scott, and two sisters, Winnie May Scott and Ruby Goodby.

Bearers will be Bryce E. Murphy, Jim Hill, Freddy Tayar, Carl Ogburn , Frank Murphy, Lloyd Daniel and Lanny Murphy. Honorary bearers will be her great grandsons.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

MICHAEL COLLINGS 
OKLAHOMA CITY-Services for Michael Collings, 49, Oklahoma City, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Collings died Thursday, April 7, 2005, at an Oklahoma City hospital.

BERNICE WOOTEN 
HOLDENVILLE � Graveside services for Bernice Lawler Wooten, 89, Holdenville, are 2 p.m. today at Holdenville Cemetery.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home

DOROTHY BREEDEN 
ADA � Services for Dorothy L. Breeden,77, Ada, are pending with Smith-Phillips Funeral Home. She died April 7, 2005.

FRANK FARROW 
ADA � Services for Frank Farrow, 84, Stonewall, are pending with Smith-Phillips Funeral Home. He died April 7, 2005.

OLLIE BRADSHAW 
ADA � Services for Ollie Dell Bradshaw, 82, Ada, are 1 p.m. Friday at Ada First Baptist Church, the Rev. John Haynes officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

She died April 3, 2005, at an Ada hospital. She was born Oct. 30, 1922, at Ada to John F. and Maud Dew Green.

Ms. Bradshaw graduated from Latta High School in 1941. She worked as a Wrangler inspector for many years. She was a member of First Baptist Church and a lifelong resident of Ada.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Maud Green, three brothers and four sisters.

Survivors include a son, Don Taylor, Wilie, Texas; a daughter, Karen Madlock, Olive; a sister, Hazel Bennett, Ada; and two grandchildren.

Bearers are Greg Bennett, Clyde W. Bennett, Donald Taylor, Charles S. Green, Mark A. Madlock and Fredric Patrizi.

Smith-Phillips Funeral Home

BARBARA LEHMAN 
SEMINOLE COUNTY � Graveside services for Barbara June Lehman, 67, a longtime Seminole County resident, are 2 p.m. Friday at Lone Dove Cemetery.

She died April 6, 2005, at an Oklahoma City hospital.

Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home, Konawa

FOY PHILLIPS 
PICKETT � Services for Foy Phillips, 78, Pickett, are 10 a.m. Saturday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel in Ada, Floyd Kaiser and Richard Jones officiating. Burial follows at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mr. Phillips died April 6, 2005, at his home. He was born Oct. 30, 1926, at Kansas City, Mo., to William Parker and Ethel Mae Riffe Phillips.

He graduated from Dougherty High School and from Pepperdine University at Los Angeles, Calif. He moved with his family to Ada about 1946.

He was a loan officer for Oklahoma State Bank and Citizens Bank in Ada, and later for Associated Milk Producers at Oklahoma City. He was a member of Southwest Church of Christ and a former Kiwanian. He served in the U.S. Navy.

He married Camille Blevins Oct. 9, 1952.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Tom Phillips.

Survivors include his wife, Camille Phillips; a son, Dale Phillips and his wife Claudia, McLoud; a daughter, Vicki Kelley and her husband Gary, Ada; three grandchildren, Wade Parker Phillips, Lacy Baker and Casey Kelley; two great-grandchildren, Shannon Baker and Jacob Baker; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Criswell Funeral Home

PATRICIA TATUM 
FITTSTOWN � Services for Patricia Lou Tatum, 66, Fittstown, are 2 p.m. Friday at St. Joseph�s Catholic Church in Ada, the Rev. Ray Ackerman officiating. Burial follows at Highland Cemetery, Stonewall. A rosary begins at 7 p.m. today at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel.

She died April 5, 2005, at a local hospital. She was born Sept. 26, 1938, at Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to Clayton and Mildred Goodman Ackley. She graduated from Clark High School in South Dakota. She received a bachelor�s of arts from East Central University. She moved to this area in 1971 from San Diego, Calif.

Ms. Tatum was employed by the state of Oklahoma with Court-Related Children Services. She was a member of St. Joseph�s Catholic Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Jay Alexander; a brother, Darrel Ackley; a nephew, Travis Larson; and a great-great-grandson, Tyler McCracken.

Survivors include two daughters, Kim Harris and her husband Bill, Fittstown, and Dee Swenson, San Antonio, Texas; three sons, David Hilsabeck and his wife Beckey, Kiowa, Clay Hilsabeck and his wife Janet, Victoria, Texas, and Darin Hilsabeck and his wife Tammy, Fort Carson, Colo.; a brother, Douglas Goodnow and his wife Louise, Bivins, Texas; two sisters, Jo Larson and her husband Rick, Plankinton, S.D., and Janice Henwood, Fittstown.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

MONTIE MURPHY 
HEALDTON � Services for Montie Inez �Bun� Scott Murphy, 94, Healdton, formerly of Stonewall, are 1 p.m. Friday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel in Ada, grandson David L. Daniel officiating. Burial follows at Highland Cemetery, Stonewall.

Mrs. Murphy died April 5, 2005, at a Healdton hospital. She was born Nov. 12, 1910, at Frisco to Joseph Riley and Millie May Beck Scott. She attended schools at Union Valley and Latta.

She married Bedford Forrest �Bud� Murphy Dec. 24, 1930, at Union Valley. He died Aug. 13, 1995, at Healdton.

Mrs. Murphy moved to Rush Springs in 1957 and then to Healdton in 1993. She was a homemaker and member of Stonewall, Rush Springs and Healdton First United Methodist churches. She was a member of the choir and taught children�s Sunday school for adults for many years.

Mrs. Murphy served as president of United Methodist Women for many years and was active in mission work. She was also a cook for the Lions Club luncheons for many years.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Johnny Joe Murphy and Norman Franklin �Frank� Murphy; a daughter, Shirley Ann Daniel; a grandson, Kenton Lance Murphy; three brothers, William �Bill� Scott, Ivan �Jerry� Scott, and Herman �Mick� Scott; and two sisters, Winnie May Scott and Ruby Goodby.

Survivors include a son, Bedford E. Murphy and his wife Betty Jo, Healdton; a son-in-law, Lloyd Daniel, Healdton; a daughter-in-law, Clara Nell, Ray Wood, Texas; two sisters, Millie Maude �Sis� Scott Chaffin, Oklahoma City, and Drusilla �Dru� Jo Scott Denny, Roswell, N.M.; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, extended family members, special friends, neighbors, and church families from Rush Springs and Healdton.

Bearers are Bryce E. Murphy, Jim Hill, Freddy Tayar, Carl Ogburn, Frank Murphy, Lloyd Daniel and Lanny Murphy.

Her great-grandsons are honorary bearers.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

FREDDIE PRYOR 
FRANCIS � Memorial services for Freddie Dan Pryor, 66, Francis, will be Friday from 1-4 p.m at the family home at 523 E. 10th in Francis. Mr. Pryor died Sunday, April 24, 2005, in Garvin County, Oklahoma. He was born Jan. 24, 1939, in Stonewall to Herthel and Valley Crow Pryor.

He attended school at Stonewall and Horace Mann. Mr. Pryor was employed at Tornado Alley Heat and Air at the Ada Airport until his retirement. He was formerly employed with Jackson Plumbing and as a mechanic for Don Hayes Cadillac. Mr. Pryor was of the Holiness faith and he served in the U. S. Navy.

Survivors include his ex-wife, Mae Nichols, Francis; three sons, Danny Lee Pryor, Shawnee, Walter William Pryor, Fla., and Charles Ray Pryor, Denton, Texas; a daughter, Deborah Kay Gates, Florida; two stepsons, Terry Dale Nichols, Ada, and Dennis Newburn, Alvarado, Texas; 12 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a stepgranddaughter, Nico Lee Nichols, Ada.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

HELEN McMILLAN
ADA � Graveside services for Helen Elizabeth McMillan, 81, Ada, are 10 a.m. Friday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Revs. George Carson and Carl Hayes officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mrs. McMillan died Monday, April 25, 2005, at a local hospital. She was born Aug. 14, 1923, in Ada to Roy and May Flowers Boyd.

She attended Ada schools. She lived in Oklahoma City until 1973 when she moved back to Ada.

She married Kenneth G. McMillan Aug. 8, 1964. He died May 11, 1998, in Ada. Mrs. McMillan attended Abundant Life Tabernacle. She was formerly a member of Bible Baptist Church.

Survivors include great nephews, Sean Thompson and wife Cynthia, Phoenix, Ariz.; and Kevin Bowles and wife Jeanne Caudle Bowles, Ada; two great-great nephews, David Caudle Bowles, Walker Jackson Bowles; one great-great niece, Kendel Marie Bowles; a cousin, Merle R. Hodgden, Ada.

She was preceded in death by a niece, Sheila Boyd Bowles Thompson, and a great-nephew, Chris Bowles.

Bearers will be Sean Thompson, Kevin Bowles, Glen Hodgden, J. D. McMillan, David McMillan, and Doyle Reed.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

MARY ROBINS 
FORT LEONARDWOOD, Mo. � Services for Mary Jeanie Robins, 53, Fort Leonardwood, Mo, formerly of Byng, Okla., are 2 p.m. Thursday at the First United Methodist Church in Pontotoc. Burial will follow at Pontotoc Cemetery.

Mrs. Robins died Sunday, April 24, 2005, at her home in Fort Leonardwood.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

FLOYD YOUNG

MEMPHIS, Tenn. � Memorial services for Hon Floyd Young, 75, Memphis, are 10 a.m. Saturday at Church of the Holy Communion Episcopal Church, the Rev. Tom Mumford officiating. Burial will be later at Lightning Ridge Cemetery.

Mr. Young died April 17, 2005, at a Memphis hospital. He was born Jan. 23, 1930, at Roff, Okla., to Elmer Leonard Young and Eula Hennigan Young. He attended elementary school in Roff and graduated from Roff High School in 1947.

Mr. Young graduated from East Central University at Ada, Okla., in 1950. He taught elementary school in New Mexico for a year, then in Roff for two years. He married Maryscott Smith of Ardmore, Okla., April 4, 1953, at First Methodist Church in Ada. He was drafted into the U.S. Army in June 1953 and served as a technical sergeant at Fort Sill, Okla., and overseas in Korea and Japan.

He attended Emory Theological Seminary in Atlanta, Ga., received his deacon ordination and served a three church charge in the Atlanta area, before working at Hartford Insurance Co. in Tallahassee, Fla., as an insurance adjuster. Also, he worked in the insurance division of TG&Y. Corp. in Oklahoma City, as vice president of Insurance, Budget Rental Car Corp., Chicago, and Southwest Insurance Co., Dallas. He began work as a training consultant for the Fred S. James Co. in 1987.

Mr. Young was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer L. and Eula Hennigan Young; three brothers and three sisters; Leonard T. Young, Neva B. Young Wood, Carthel L. Young (infant), Paul G. Young, Vera Young Norwood and Betty J. Young Thomas.

Survivors include Floyd�s former wife, Maryscott Smith Young, Midwest City, Okla.; two sons, retired Lt. Cmdr. Robert Scott Young and his wife Karen and their two sons, Jacob and Eric, all of Pace, Fla., and Eric Larson Young, North Hollywood, Calif.; a daughter, Sarah Kathleen Young Shimelonis and her husband Eric, New York City, N.Y.; and numerous nephews and nieces; Dr. James R. Wood, McKinney, Texas; retired Col. Billy R. Wood, Mena, Ark., retired Lt. Col. Paul D. Young, Roff, Okla., Shirley Young Baber, Norman, Okla., Dr. Jerry Young, Carol Young Ham, Robbie Young Tollison, Midland, Texas, Greg Thomas, Kelly Thomas and Mary Beth Thomas Corey, all of Dallas, Texas.

Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

JIM FOWLER

FRANCIS - Services for Jim E. �Red� Fowler, 85, Francis, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Fowler died Thursday, April 21, 2005 at his home.

RONALD BOYKIN

ADA � Services for Ronald Lloyd Boykin, 55, Ada, are pending with Smith-Phillips Funeral Home. He died April 21, 2005, at Ardmore.

ROBERT McNIEL

SULPHUR � Services for Robert T. McNiel, 79, Sulphur, were today at Clagg Funeral Chapel. Burial will be at Albuquerque, N.M.

He died April 19, 2005.

Clagg Funeral Home

BEVERLY REID

SULPHUR � Services for Beverly N. Reid, 66, Sulphur, are 10 a.m. Saturday at Sulphur Central Baptist Church. Burial will be at Spanish Fort Cemetery, Nocona, Texas.

She died April 20, 2005, at Oklahoma City.

Cowley-Krien Funeral Home

JOSEPH SANFORD

NON � Graveside services for Joseph Coolidge Sanford, 80, Non, are 2 p.m. today at Non Cemetery, the Rev. Jason Carter officiating.

He died April 19, 2005, at Coalgate.

Brown�s Funeral Service, Coalgate

RUTH SMITH

COALGATE � Services for Ruth June Smith, 80, Coalgate, are 2 p.m. Saturday at Coalgate United Methodist Church.

She died April 20, 2005, at Oklahoma City.

Brown�s Funeral Service

RONALD BOYKIN

ADA � Services for Ronald Boykin, 55, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Boykin died Thursday, April 21, 2005 at an Ardmore hospital.

HENRY HOOD

SULPHUR � Services for Henry Hood, 79, Sulphur, are 2 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church, Sulphur. Burial is in Oaklawn Cemetery, Sulphur.

He died April 18, 2005.

Clagg Funeral Home, Sulphur

BILL SPRINGER

DAVIS � Services for Bill Springer, 69, Davis, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at East Main Church of Christ in Davis. He died April 17, 2005.

Krien Funeral Home, Davis

FLORENCE MAYES

FITTSTOWN � Services for Florence Ellen Mayes, 83, Fittstown, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at the River of Live Church, the Rev. Charles Dial will officiate. Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery in Stonewall.

Mrs. Mayes died Saturday, April 16, 2005, at an Oklahoma City hospital. She was born Feb. 12, 1922, near Salina, Oklahoma.

She married Harmon A. Mayes on May 20, 1988 at Ft. Smith, Arkansas. Mrs. Mayes was a restaurant owner and cook until her retirement.

Survivors include her husband, Harmon A. Mayes, of the home; four daughters, Barbara Jarrell and husband Charles, Ada, Delores Coffman, Tulsa, Patricia Anderson and husband John, Oklahoma City, and Nancy Sanders and husband Kenneth, Pauls Valley; three sons, Richard Coffman, Washington, Jimmy Coffman and wife Sadie, Ada, and James Coffman and wife Ruth, California; four step-daughters, Beatrice Olney and husband Matt, Deer Park, Texas, Rita Breedlove and husband Mark, Lubbock, Texas, Yolanda Schafer and husband Lawrence, Seguin, Texas and Berna Mayes, Tulsa; two step-sons, Eusebio Davila and wife Annette, Illinois and Harmon A. Mayes Jr., Jesse, OK; brother, Harvey Combs and wife Gladys, Louisiana; three sisters, Ann Harper and husband, Darrell, Ark., Maybelle and husband Henry, Arkansas, and Betty Bray and husband Alvin, Ada; and several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Bearers will be Marty Ross, Kelly Ross, John Coffman, John Anderson, Rob Componation, Harmon A. Mayes, Jr.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

ROSIE WALKER

ADA � Services for Rosa Bell Walker, 86, Ada, are 1 p.m. Wednesday at Lovelady Baptist Church, the Rev. Tony Peak will officiate. Burial will follow at Steedman Cemetery. Friends may call at the family home at 14300 CR 3498, Pickett from 5 p.m Tuesday until 10 a.m. Wednesday.

She died Sunday, April 17, 2005, at a local hospital. She was born Oct. 13, 1918, at Happyland, Okla., to Amon and Adeline Nelson Walker. She attended school at Happyland.

Ms. Walker was a housekeeper at Carl Albert Indian Health Facility and McCall�s Chapel School until her retirement. She was a lifelong member of High Hill Baptist Church. Ms. Walker was baptized Dec. 25, 1938, at Spring Baptist Church in Sasakwa.

Survivors include three sons, Jerry Walker, Ada, Danny Walker, Ada and Wilburn Walker, Ada; two daughters, Betty Grove, Oroville, Calif., and Linda Logan, Wayne; one sister, Dorothy Walker, Ada; eight grandchildren, Charles Walker, Konawa, Tracy Harjo, Konawa, Brenda Figueroa, Riverbank, Calif., Cynthia Mercer, Ada, Mikeal Walker, Asher, Jesse Walker, Colbert, Chris Pennokee, Wayne, and Tara Logan, Ada; 20 great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren.

Bearers will be her nephews, Wayne Walker, Curtis Walker, Rick Miller, Gilbert Walker, Johnny Walker and Lynn Walker.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

HELEN M. THOMAS

ADA � Graveside services for Helen M. Thomas, 84, Ada, are 11 a.m. Tuesday at Rosedale Cemetery, the Rev. Joe Dixon will officiate.

Mrs. Thomas died Saturday, April 30, 2005, at a local hospital. She was born Jan. 31, 1921, at Mena, Ark., to Ross and Ruby Wallace Ratliff.

She married Duard Thomas Sept. 17, 1949. He died May 21, 1982, in Ada. Mrs. Thomas was a retired beautician and a member of the First Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, Duard B. Thomas, Ada; a daughter, Mary Lou Craig and husband Joe, Bethel Acres; three grandsons, Bryan Thomas, Ada, John Craig, Edmond, and Joshua Craig, Edmond; and two granddaughters, Crystal Young and husband Mark, Oklahoma City, and Lacey Craig, Bethel Acres.

Bearers will be Bryan Thomas, John Craig, Joshua Craig, Brian Johnson, Dr. Bruce Omohundro.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

VICTORIA SANDERS

ADA � Services for Victoria Sanders, 33, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. She died Saturday, April 30, 2005.

BOYD SHUPE

ADA � Services for Boyd Randall Shupe, 43, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Shupe died Saturday, April 30, 2005.

COY EASTERLING

CONNERVILLE � Services for Coy Easterling, 79, Connerville, are pending with Watts Funeral Home, Tishomingo. He died May 1, 2005, at Connerville.

VIRGIE JAMES

CONNERVILLE � Services for Virgie James, 92, Connerville, are pending with Watts Funeral Home, Tishomingo. She died May 1, 2005, at Tishomingo.

ODELL GREEN

ADA � Services for Odell Milda Green, 86, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mrs. Green died Sunday, May 1, 2005, at a Midwest City nursing home.

L.D. RICHARDSON

ADA � Services for L. D. Richardson, 72, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Richardson died Sunday, May 1, 2005, at a local hospital.

PEARL LAFEVER

SULPHUR � Services for Pearl Peggy LaFever, 65, Sulphur, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Cowley-Krien Funeral Chapel, Sulphur. Burial follows at Oaklawn Cemetery.

She died April 30, 2005, at Sulphur.

Cowley-Krien Funeral Home

WOODY MINOR

ODESSA, Texas � Graveside services for Woody Minor, 50, Odessa, formerly of Connerville, Okla., are 10 a.m. Tuesday at Pontotoc Cemetery, Pontotoc, Okla. He died April 28, 2005, at Odessa.

Watts Funeral Home, Tishomingo

WANDA POWELL

SULPHUR � Services for Wanda C. Powell, 87, Sulphur, are pending with Clagg Funeral Home. She died April 30, 2005, at Gainesville, Fla.

DANIEL OWENS

HENDERSON, Nev. � Services for Daniel E. Owens, 64, Henderson, Nev., formerly of Ada, Okla., are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Owens died Friday, April 29, 2005, at his home.

LOUISE YORK

STONEWALL � Services for Louise Allie York, 86, Stonewall, are pending with Smith-Phillips Funeral Home, Ada. She died May 1, 2005, at Ada.

HATTIE JENNINGS

STONEWALL � Services for Hattie Jennings, 94, Stonewall, are pending with Smith-Phillips Funeral Home, Ada. She died May 2, 2005, at Stonewall.

DANIEL HONEYMAN

ADA � Services for Daniel Honeyman, 73, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Honeyman died Wednesday, April 27, 2005 at a Norman hosital.

ROSE JOHNSTON

DAVIS � Services for Rose Marie Johnston, 44, Davis, are 2 p.m. Friday at Emmanuel Baptist Church. She died April 26, 2005.

Krien Funeral Home

MILDRED THOMAS

OWASSO � Services for Mildred M. Whisenhunt Thomas, 86, Owasso, are 10 a.m. Friday at Central Baptist Church, Kevin Stewart officiating. There will also be graveside services and burial at 3 p.m. Friday, at Lula Cemetery, Lula. Visitation will be 1-8 p.m. Thursday at Mowery Funeral Service. Mrs. Thomas died April 27, 2005, at Center.

LLOYD CHESTER

SULPHUR � Services for Lloyd �Troop� Chester, 62, Sulphur, are 11 a.m. Friday at Krien Funeral Chapel, Davis. He died April 22, 2005.

Krien Funeral Home, Davis

MAXINE MORTON

SULPHUR � Services for Maxine D. Morton, 91, Sulphur, are 10 a.m. Friday at First Baptist Church. Burial follows at Oaklawn Cemetery. She died April 26, 2005, at Davis.

Clagg Funeral Home

R.G. SARTORS

HOLDENVILLE � Services for R.G. Sartors, 89, Holdenville, are 2 p.m. Friday at Hudson-Phillips Chapel. Burial follows at Holdenville Cemetery. He died April 26, 2005.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home

FLOYD MORRIS 
SASAKWA � Funeral services for Floyd Morris, 48, Sasakwa, are 2 p.m., Thursday, April 28, 2005 at Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel, Holdenville, Jimmy Freeman officiating. Burial follows at Holdenville Cemetery.

Mr. Floyd died Sunday, April 24, 2005. He was born Oct. 16, 1956, to Melvin and Hazel Morris in Bakersfield, Calif.

He was married to Tracey Morris for 16 years. He was employed in the oilfield industry for 25 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Joy Morris.

Survivors include his wife, Tracey, of the home; a son, Zachary and daughter, Sydney Morris; daughter, Kristal and husband, Darin Griffin, Ada; sons, Kyle Moore, Sasakwa, and Chad Morris and wife, Emily, Okmulgee; grandson, Kobe Griffin, two granddaughters, Chasity and Kassidy Morris; and sister, Tracey Kay Morris, Spokane, Wash.

Bearers are Donny Harris, Tom Livesay, Darin Griffin, Randy Coody, Graig Robinson, Royce Welch and Larry Harris.

Honorary bearers are Gary Welch, Gary Kilpatrick, Jeff Harris, Kyle Moore, Phil Whitlock, Chad Morris, Martin Cargill, Shawn Ward, Stoney Ward and Justin East.

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville

CAROL KUESTERSTEFFEN
KONAWA � Services for Carol Sue Kuestersteffen, 54, Konawa, are 2 p.m. Thursday at Vamoosa Baptist Church, the Rev. Carroll Milner officiating. Burial follows at Center Cemetery.

Mrs. Kuestersteffen died April 25, 2005, at her home. She was born June 25, 1950, at Wewoka to James Tillman and Elsie Cooley Heard.

She and Tony Kuestersteffen were marreid Jan. 2, 1999, in Laughlin, Nev.

She held various jobs in Texas prior to moving to Oklahoma, including Joy�s Flower Shop, Mobley�s Office Supply, Stivers Consulting, Johnny Appleseed and Graham Medical Supply. She worked for Don Hill Trucking in Ada as a dispatcher for several years. She moved to Konawa from Ada in 1999. Mrs. Kuestersteffen was of the Baptist faith.

She was preceded in death by her parents and six brothers.

Survivors include her husband, Tony Kuestersteffen, of the home; two daughters, Shelia Harjo and Leslie Davidson and her husband, Gabel, all of Ada; three sisters, Faye Kinsey and her husband, Jim, Soper, Mae Mullins, Konawa, and Polly Hill and her husband, Don, Ada; three brothers, Ivan Heard, Wolf, J.T. Heard, Konawa, and Doc Heard, Seminole; four grandchildren, Kirsten, Hailey, Bryce and Nadia.

Bearers are Brian Hill, Adam Hill, Gabel Davidson, Matthew Kuestersteffen, Leo Kuestersteffen and Zeb Kuestersteffen. Honorary bearers are Don Hill, Floyd Downey, Homer Downey, Bill Murrary, Jim Burns and John Hooser.

Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home, Konawa

COY EASTERLING

CONNERVILLE � Services for Coy �Daddo� Easterling, 79, Connerville, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Connerville Baptist Church. Burial is in Connerville Cemetery.

Mr. Easterling died May 1, 2005.

Watts Funeral Home, Tishomingo

TREVOR WEBB

DAVIS � Graveside services for Trevor Aiden James Webb, infant son of Harley Webb, Davis, are 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Wynnewood View Cemetery, Wynnewood.

The infant was born April 29, 2005, and died April 30, 2005.

Krien Funeral Home, Davis

Rawleigh Howell

TISHOMINGO � Services for Rawleigh Ray Howell, 80, Tishomingo, are 11 a.m. Friday at Watts Funeral Home Chapel. Burial follows in Tishomingo Cemetery.

Mr. Howell died May 1, 2005, at Midwest City.

LAURA JENNINGS

FITTSTOWN � Services for Laura Jennings, 94, Fittstown, are 1 p.m. Wednesday at Free Will Baptist Church in Stonewall, the Rev. Dennis Heath officiating. Burial follows at Maguire Cemetery, Noble.

Ms. Jennings died May 2, 2005 at a Stonewall nursing home. She was born April 14, 1911, in Friendship, Ark., to Caleb Nathaniel and Columbia Caroline Sealy Niblett.

She married Rollie Jennings Sept. 23, 1929, In Oklahoma City. He died Nov. 27, 1973.

Ms. Jennings moved from Norman in 1946 to Fittstown, where she lived for many years. She worked at Jesse Schools in the cafeteria as a cook. She was a member of Free Will Baptist Church in Stonewall for 20 years.

Survivors include four grandsons, Randy and wife Wanda Jennings, Fittstown, Brent and wife Celia Durant, Crystal City, David Durant, Lane, and Mark and Pam Durant, McAlester; two granddaughters, Jeannine and husband Rob Rutherford, Stonewall, Diana and husband Chris Smith, Tulsa; a daughter-in-law, Beverly and husband Marshall McGehee, Fittstown; and nine great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Gene Jennings and Neal Jennings; a daughter, Patricia Durant; her parents, Caleb and Columbia Niblett; a brother and five sisters.

Bearers are Randy Jennings, Brent Durant, David Durant, Mark Durant, Bob Rutherford, Chris Smith, Daniel Jennings, Glen Durant and Brian Durant.

Smith-Phillips Funeral Home, Ada

LOUISE YORK

STONEWALL � Graveside services for Louise Allie York, Stonewall, 86, Stonewall, are 11 a.m. Wednesday at Highland Cemetery, Stonewall, the Rev. Glen Eaves officiating.

Mrs. York died May 1, 2005, at an Ada hospital. She was born Aug. 14, 1918, at Sikeston, Mo., to Garland Dee Drinana and Sarah Adeline Williams Drinan.

She moved from California in 1979 to Stonwall,where she lived for many years. She was of the Pentecostal faith.

She married Charles York Sept. 9, 1938, in St. Louis, Mo. He died in 1974.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, Garland and Sarah Drinana; a brother, Clarence Mason; a sister, Lillian Barton; and a great-grandchild, Ryan Ragland.

Survivors include a son, Robert York, Stonewall; three daughters, Carolyn Weller, Margaret Rossen and Cheryl York, all of Stonewall; a sister, Marie Falls, Reed Springs, Mo.; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Bearers are Jesse Rossen, Robert C. York, Justin Ragland, Cody Hendley, Lewis Ragland and Keith Forbes.

Smith-Phillips Funeral Home, Ada

MINNIE RICHARDSON

TULSA � Services for Minnie L. Richardson, 101, Tulsa, formerly of Ada, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Paul Stubbs will officiate. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mrs. Richardson died Saturday, April 30, 2005, at a nursing home in Tulsa. She was born Oct. 24, 1903, at Olney, Indian Territory, to Josiah and Martha Olive Austin Fox.

She married Louis Richardson Aug. 6, 1921, in Ada. He died Aug. 7, 1988. They were married 68 years. Mrs. Richardson was a homemaker and a lifelong member of the Church of the Nazarene in Stonewall and later Ada. She moved to Tulsa in 1992 to be near her family.

Survivors include a daughter, Helen Turner, Tulsa; three grandchildren, Keith Turner and wife Elaine, Bartlesville, Sharon Kannady and husband David, Jenks, and Kent Turner and wife Kenna, Watonga; and eight great-grandchildren.

Bearers will be Keith Turner, Kent Turner, Tim Turner, Brian Kannady, David Kannady, and Charles Pope.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

RANDY SHUPE

STRATFORD � Memorial services for Boyd Randall �Randy� Shupe, 43, Stratford, are 9 a.m. Wednesday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev Bob Langsdon officiating.

Mr. Shupe died Saturday, April 30, 2005, near Vanoss. He was born June 9, 1961, at Junction City, Ore., to Richard Boyd and Beverly Simons Shupe. He came to this area in 2003 from Arkansas.

Mr. Shupe was a roofing contractor and heavy equipment operator.

Survivors include three sons, Randall Cole Shupe and his fiance, Jamie Faye Temple, Ward, Ark., Bryan Ray Wilkins, Ward, Ark., and Michael Anthony Jones, San Mateo, Calif.; his mother, Beverly Simons, Oregon; two brothers, Robert Garth Shupe, Little Rock, Ark., and Richard Shupe; two sisters, Jolene Elizabeth Ortis, Springfield, Ore., and Tiny Cobb, Seattle, Wash.,; three grandchildren, Aliya Mekena Shupe, Jade Alexis Wilson and Max Bear Jones.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Amber Wilson.

VICTORIA SANDERS

ADA � Services for Victoria Christine Gonzales Sanders, 33, Ada, are 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Jamie Williams officiating. Burial follows at Midland Cemetery, Vanoss.

Mrs. Sanders died Saturday, April 30, 2005, near Vanoss. She was born April 18, 1972, at Modesto, Calif., to Johnny and Carolyn Sims Gonzales. She attended school at Salida, Calif.

She marred Dale Sanders. Mrs. Sanders was a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband, Dale Sanders, San Antonio, Texas; six daughters, Andrea, Emma, Nichole, Pricilla, Carol and Samantha, all of Oklahoma City; her father and his wife, Johnny Gonzales and Janice, Modesto, Calif.; stepfather, Charles Smith, Stratford; eight brothers, Frank Gonzales Sr., Oklahoma City, Charles Smith Jr., Holdenville, Charles Richard Smith Sr., Oklahoma City, Christopher Smith, Ada, James Smith, Stratford, Matthew Smith, Ada, Steven Smith, Oklahoma City, and Ronald Smith Sr., Stratford; two sisters, Serena Matthews, Paden, and Andrea Shupe, Modesto, Calif.; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Carolyn Dowdy-Smith; a brother, Rodney Smith, and a niece, Amber Wilson.

Bearers will be Jason Gallup, Jeff Miller, James Turner Smith, Timothy J. Smith, Robert Tevis, and Jimmy Tatum. Honorary bearers will be Daryl Matthews and Steve Henderson.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

L. D. RICHARDSON

ADA � Services for L.D. Richardson, 72, Ada, are noon Wednesday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Johnny Rolen officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mr. Richardson died Sunday, May 1, 2005, at a local hospital. He was born May 23, 1932, at Alex to John and Julia Underwood Richardson. He attended school at Owl Creek.

He married Shirley Caruthers May 6, 1953.

Mr. Richardson was employed with the Los Angeles County Sanitation District as a heavy equipment operator until his retirement. He moved back to this area in 1994 from Norco, Calif.

Survivors include his wife, Shirley Richardson, of the home; three sons, Ricky Richardson, Washington, Randy Richardson, California, and Michael Richardson, Oklahoma City; one brother, Johnny Dale Richardson, Elk City; three sisters, Mary Jo Byrd, Owl Creek, Bea Brownen, Owl Creek, and Jessie Sandifur, Madill.

Bearers will be Jackie Byrd, Jared West, Corey Logan, Herman Cupps, Gerald Flowers and Willard Sliger.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

ISREAL HARPER

ADA � Services for Isreal Harper, 49, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Harper died Monday, May 2, 2005, at a local hospital.

LLOYD DRISKILL SR.

ADA � Services for Lloyd Louis Driskill Sr., 69, Ada, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Carl Hayes will officiate. Burial will follow at Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

Mr. Driskill died Sunday, May 1, 2005 at a local hospital. He was born Feb. 1, 1936, at Lula to Jess and Lucille Smith Driskill. He lived most of his life in the Ada area.

He married Nanielyene Honeycutt Feb. 7, 1955, in Ada. He married Janie Driskill Sept. 17, 1995, in Ada. Mr. Driskill was a truck driver for Central Freight Lines. He was a Baptist and had served in the U. S. Air Force.

Survivors include his wife, Janie Driskill, Keota; three daughters, Vickie Simpson, Francis, Lynn Atkeson, Ada, and Carol Walton, Springdale, Ark.; one son, Lloyd L. Driskill Jr., Ada; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Maxine Stevens, Tishomingo, and Agnes Foote, Oklahoma City; and one brother, Finis Driskill, Stonewall.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Olen Driskill, Floyd Driskill and Chester Driskill; and one sister, Marcie Walton.

Bearers will be Eric Atkeson, Wayne Atkeson, Kevin Atkeson, Heath Simpson, Clint Simpson and Nick Davis.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

INA SAMUELS

COALGATE � Services for Ina Samuels, 98, Coalgate, are 2 p.m. today at Brown�s Funeral Service. She died May 6, 2005, at Coalgate.

Brown�s Funeral Service, Coalgate

PATRICIA WRIGHT

TISHOMINGO � Services for Patricia Wright, 57, Tishomingo, were Saturday at Assembly of God Church. Burial followed at Tishomingo Cemetery. She died May 3, 2005, at Tishomingo.

Watts Funeral Home

RANDALL RIGGS

ADA � Services for Randall Riggs, 56, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Riggs died Monday, May 9, 2005, at a local hospital.

JAMEY BARKER
ADA � Services for James Clayton �Jamey� Barker, II, 35, Ada, are 2 p.m. Friday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Don Venable will officiate. Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery, Stonewall.

Mr. Barker died Tuesday, May 3, 2005, at Ratliff City. He was born Jan. 9, 1970, at Ada to James and Donna Robertson Barker.

He attended school at Hayes Elementary and graduated from Stonewall High School. He attended East Central University and Pontotoc Technology Center in Ada.

He married Mary Lorraine Burdett Sept. 1, 2000, in Ada. Mr. Barker was an outside sales representative for Higgins and Sons Roof Truss in Tecumseh, and he was a member of Fittstown United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Barker, of the home; four sons, Matthew David Miller, Ada, Tyler James Hilliard, Sulphur, Jesse Robertson Barker, Ada, and Christopher Barker, Ada; one daughter, Jamie Isabelle Barker, Ada; his father, Jim Barker, Ada; a sister, Angie Barker, Ardmore.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Donna Barker, on Nov. 30, 2001.

Bearers will be Mike Williamson, Roland Barrick, Bill Larney, Michael Manning, Mike Higgins and Wylie Underhill. Honorary bearers are Eldon Flinn, Jerry Henderson, Brian Smith, Jimmy Robertson and Mike Smith.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

LINDA LANCE 
UNION VALLEY � Services for Malinda Lavey �Linda� Lance, 61, Union Valley, are 2 p.m. Saturday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Tony Buck officiating. Burial will follow at Vamoosa Cemetery.

Mrs. Lance died Wednesday, May 4, 2005, at a local hospital. She was born Sept. 2, 1943, in Holdenville to Barney and Georgia Sharp Clifton. She attended Lillian�s Beauty School in Ada in 1966.

She married Ken Lance in 1994, at Las Vegas, Nev. Mrs. Lance was a homemaker. She was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include her husband, Ken Lance, of the home; three daughters from her former husband of 23 years, Tommy Spears, Kim Ward, Ada, Tracey Morris, Sasakwa, and Casey Thomas and husband Trevor, Union Valley; nine grandchildren, Brandy White, Jami Ward, Stoney Ward, Ashly Ward, Kyle Moore, Sidney Morris, Zachery Morris, Kaleb and Kash Thomas; four great-grandchildren, Johnathon, Alissa and Madison White, and Trenton East; three brothers, Wayne Clifton and wife Jackie, Sasakwa, Jackie Blankenship and wife Debra, Holdenville, and Donnie Blankenship and wife Norma, Sasakwa; two sisters, Charlotte Johnson and husband Stewart, Byng, and Vickie Sweeden, Sasakwa.

Bearers will be Ricky Harjo, Billy Clifton, Richard Clifton, Norman Moore, Shane Blankenship, Shawn Blankenship, David Blankenship and John White. Honorary bearers will be Buddy Womack, Tony Womack, Ray Griffith, Corky Norman, Jimmy Harjo and Rocky Ward.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

ODELL GREEN 
ADA � Services for Odell Matilda Green, 86, Ada, are 1 p.m. Saturday at Philemon Baptist Church, Dr. C. R. Hill will officiate. Burial will follow at Red Rock Cemetery, four miles west of Byars.

Mrs. Green died Sunday, May 1, 2005, at Oklahoma City. She was born Dec. 24, 1918, at Rosedale to Jack W. and Lilly Huntly Copeland. She attended school at Byars.

She married Sherman Green. He died in August 1998.

Mrs. Green was a housekeeper until her retirement, a member of Philemon Baptist Church in Ada and Tabernacle Baptist Church in Oklahoma City. She was a volunteer at Jan Frances Nursing Home.

Survivors include four daughters, Mary Lewis, Oklahoma City, Willa Patterson, Spencer, Geraldine Stephens, Oklahoma City, and Rosetta Geter, Oklahoma City; 19