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THE VICI BEACON, Thursday, January 15, 1970, Volume 59, No. 25, Page 8, Column 3
DAVID ENYART OBITUARY........David Walter Enyart, son of Patience and Steven Enyart, was born near Fredsville, Arkansas on September 29, 1890 and departed this life at the Mooreland Community Hospital in Mooreland, Oklahoma on January 8, 1970. He was 79 years, 3 months, and 9 days of age at the time of his passing.

As a young man, Mr. Enyart accepted Christ as his Saviour and became a member of the Church of Christ.

He was married to Lela Mullins and three children were born to this union. Lela preceded him in death and later on January 8, 1918, he was united in marriage to Sally Gracie Fletcher at Anadarko, Oklahoma. Twelve children were born to this union. Dave and Sally first made their home in the Anadarko area and later moved to a farm near Strong City in Roger Mills County. They later moved to Dewey County where the family lived for a time in the Taloga area and then to Camargo where he spent his remaining years.

Mr. Enyart's chosen occupation was farming. Practically his entire life was spent on the farm. He loved farm life, working with the soil, and the quietness and beauty of the country side.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Lela, two children, Jimmie Robert and Robert Gail Enyart, and two step-children, Pauline Van Zandt and Emmett Van Zandt. He leaves to mourn his passing, his wife, Sally, of the home in Camargo, his children, Steven Enyart of Camargo, Leonard Enyart of Ft. Lyons, Colorado, Mrs. Opal Bower of May, Oklahoma, Mrs. Willie Eater of Seymour, Missouri, Thomas J. Enyart of Elk City, Oklahoma, David Enyart of Waverly, Iowa, James Enyart of Fresno, California, Clifford C. Enyart of North Hollywood, Caifornia, Mrs. Rena Mae Wescott of Bethany, Oklahoma, Mrs. Ida Rogers of Conway, Arkansas, Elmer Enyart of Redrock, Arizona, Kloa Enyart of Los Angeles, California, and one step-daughter, Mrs. Arlene Stoner of Shattuck, Oklahoma. Also 43 grandchildren, 36 great grandchildren, 2 brothers, and 3 sisters, other dear relatives and friends.

CARD OF THANKS Thanks to the people of the Camargo community, churches in Camargo, Murlins in Vici, and Shaw Funeral Home, Vici, Oklahoma for their help. Family of David Enyart

THE VICI BEACON, Thursday, January 18, 1973, Front Page
GRACE ENYART FUNERAL HELD....Funeral services for Grace Enyart were held Saturday, January 6, 1973 at the First Christian Church in Camargo with Brother Kipp Wolfe officiating. Burial was in Bloomfield Cemetery by Shaw Funeral Home.

OBITUARY - SALLY GRACIE ENYART...Sallie Gracie Enyart, daughter of T. J. and Louella Fletcher, was born May 9, 1898 in Hood County, Texas and departed this life while in the Northwest Community Hospital of Mooreland, Oklahoma on January 3, 1973. She was 74 years, 7 months, and 24 days of age.

When she was but a small child, she moved to Oklahoma with her parents and has continued to make Oklahoma her lifelong home. She attended School at Ray (Rhea), Oklahoma and grew to womanhood in that area.

In the year 1913 she was united in marriage to Moor Vanzant. Three children, Pauline, Emmet, and Arlene were born to this union. Mr. Vanzant passed from this life in 1916. On January 8, 1918 she was united in marriage to David Walter Enyart at Stratford, Oklahoma. Twelve children were born to this union. Mr. and Mrs. Enyart made their first home in the Anadarko area. They later mvoed to the community of Strong City in Roger Mills County; then Taloga and Camargo in Dewey County. Mrs. Enyart has continued living in Camargo for these past number of years until she entered the Golden Age Nursing Home in Mooreland about five months ago.

Mrs. Enyart was baptized earlier in her life and later became a member of the Armstrong Radio Church of God. She was an organist and loved to play the hymns of praise to God on that instrument.

She was a devoted wife, a wonderful homemaker and a very loving mother to her children. Seldom a day passed that she did not sacrifice for her family. For this, she earned the utmost respect from her family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Mr. Vanzant in 1916 and her second husband, David Enyart in 1970; also one daughter, Pauline Vanzant, and three sons, Emit Berry Vanzant, Robert Gail Enyart, and Jimmie Robert Enyart. She leaves to cherish the memory of her life, her sons, Stephen and Leonard Enyart, Camargo; Thomas J. Enyart of Oklahoma City; David C. Enyart of Waverly, Iowa; James Enyart of Fresno, California and Clifford C. Enyart of North Hollywood, California; her daughter, Mrs. Arlene Stoner, Shattuck; Mrs. Opal Bower of May; Mrs. Willie Ester of Seymour, Missouri; Mrs. Rena Mae Wescott of Bosworth, Missouri and Mrs. Ida Rogers of Conway, Arkansas. Three step-children, Elmer Enyart of Maricopa, Arizona; Elva Enyart Chapin of Los Angeles, California; and Elzie Enyart of Oklahoma City; four brothers, Robert, Claude, Clyde and Aubrey Fletcher; 4 sisters, Rosie Malley, Hazel Haywood, Ola Crager and Gert Trissel; 43 grandchildren; 39 great grandchildren, other relatives and a host of friends.


THE VICI BEACON, Thursday, March 1, 1979
STEPHEN ENYART OBITUARY - Stephen W. Enyart, son of David and Gracie Enyart, was born at Sayre, Oklahoma on January 10, 1919 and passed on February 11, 1979 at the Veterans Hospital in Oklahoma City at the age of 60 years, 1 month, and 1 day.

He moved with his parents to a farm near Webb, southeast of Camargo, when he was a small child. He attended the Webb school near his home. He married Vivian Warn.

He was inducted into the U.S. Army in 1943 and received his discharge in December 1945. In March 1946 he enlisted in the U S Air Corp, later transferring to the U. S. Air Force. He served continously until he retired on July 27, 1964. He spent a total of 21 years, 5 months, 17 days in active service. He served in the European Theatre, Korea, Germany, England and Italy. His combat record included Ground Combat in Normandy, France, Rhineland, Central Europe and Korean Campaign. He received many Medals of Honor, among them were the Good Conduct Medal with 3 bronze loops, Eastern Campaign Medal with 5 bronze stars, Medal for Hunane Action, the Air Force Longevity Service award with 4 bronze oak leaf clusters, the Republic of Korea Presidential Citation, and other awards for this outstanding service to his county. He was a member of the Military Police Air Force and his highest rank was "Staff Sargeant."

He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Leonard, Robert and Jimmie.

He is survived by six sisters, Arlene Stoner, Shattuck; Willie Ester and Rena Wescott of Missouri; Ida Rogers of Oklahoma City; Opal Bower of May; and Elva Enyart. Four brothers, Elzie of Oklahoma City; T. J. of Omega; David of Waverly, Iowa; James of Fresno, California; and Clifford of Hinton.