HEALDTON -- Services for K.L. Smith will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Assembly of God Church with the Rev. John Harris officiating. Interment will be at Mount Olive Cemetery under the direction of Reser Funeral Home.
Smith died Oct. 14, 1997, in Healdton. He was born to William W. and Eva Nicholson Smith Sept. 1, 1926, in Wetumka.
Reared at Hichita and Morris, he began working in the oil fields at age 18 and married Oweeta Anderson on Jan. 22, 1949, at Wayne. He worked for Halliburton in 1950, moved to Cushing and opened Oilwell Cementers there in 1961. He moved in 1971 to Healdton and opened a second shop. He was named Healdton's "Oilman of the Year" in 1997.
He was a member of Assembly of God Church, was a past exalted ruler of Drumright Elks Lodge, was a member of Ardmore Elks Lodge and Pawhuska Masonic Lodge.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; two sons, Larry, Cushing, and David, Healdton; two daughters, Sherri Blevins and Brenda Darling, Healdton; 11 granddaughters; a stepgrandson; three great-grandchildren; and a step-great-granddaughter. He was preceded in death by three sisters, Mackey Crawford, Luda Molloy and Marie Hammontree; two brothers, Chester and Melvin; and a grandson.
Bearers will be Nub Sullivan, Bill Brady, Larry Bussey, Harold McCreary, Norman Ballou and Don Junck.
Eastman M. 'Jack' John
TISHOMINGO -- Services for Eastman M. "Jack" John will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Corbin Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Walter Richie, Don Tims and Jerry Imotichey officiating. Interment will be at Sandy Creek Cemetery.
John, 74, died Oct. 13, 1997, in Tishomingo. He was born Aug. 26, 1923, at Fillmore, to Tecumseh and Sallie Wolf John.
A lifelong resident of Johnston County, he attended school at Fillmore and was a Chickasaw Nation Creative Health representative before he retired. He and his wife, Theda, were married on Aug. 20, 1963, at Sherman, Texas.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; four daughters, Jackie Yochum, Tishomingo, Connie Hallmark, Fillmore, Sherry John, Sacramento, Calif., and Karen Allemon, Kingston; two sons, Randy Vinson, Capitan, N.M., and Mike Vinson, Tishomingo; a sister, Mary James, Fillmore; 17 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister, Pauline Fillmore; and brother, Aaron.
Margaret K. Hudgins
GRANDFIELD -- Services for Margaret K. Hudgins, 90, were scheduled for 10:30 a.m. today at the First United Methodist Church in Grandfield with the Rev. Joseph Albrecht officiating. Interment was at Grandfield Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Gray Funeral Home.
Mrs. Hudgins died Oct. 13, 1997, in Ardmore. She was born July 30, 1907, in Grandfield, Indian Territory, to Ralph and Emma Klufa Johnston.
She married Thomas E. Hudgins in 1927 at Grandfield, and was a former school music teacher. She was a member of Eastern Star, former president of P.E.O., and was organist at First United Methodist Church for many years. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1977; a son, Ralph, in 1991; a brother, Ralph Johnston, in 1996; and infant sister.
Survivors include three sons, Thomas "Eddie," Lewisville, Texas, Robert L., Ardmore, and Joe M., Grandfield; nine grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Dorothy L. Lowe
HEALDTON -- Graveside rites for Dorothy Louise Lowe, 85, Universal City, Texas, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Mount Olive Cemetery with the Rev. Russell Cheatham officiating.
Mrs. Lowe died Oct. 14, 1997, in a San Antonio, Texas, hospital. She was born Feb. 8, 1912, at Oil City, to Asa A. and Mabel Michaels.
She was the widow of Arthur W. Lowe, who died Aug. 16, 1966.
She is survived by a daughter, Cynthia L. Marthes, Universal City; and two grandchildren.
Reser Funeral Home will direct services.
MARIETTA -- Services for Kenny W. Keel, 46, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at First Christian Church with the Rev. Judy Gayler officiating. Interment will follow at Lakeview Cemetery.
Keel died Oct. 15, 1997, in the local hospital. He was born Nov. 15, 1950, at Gainesville, Texas, to Max and Marie Wilson Keel.
Reared in Marietta, he served in the Navy and worked as a chemical operator for Shell Oil Co. the past 10 years in Houston. He recently returned to Marietta. He was a member of Masonic Lodge and Travis Lodge 117, AF&AM.
Survivors include his wife, Melinda, of the home; two sons, Stephen Keel, Sherman, Texas, and Kris Wright, McKinney, Texas; two daughters, Kendra Keel, Marietta, and Stephanie Keel, Sherman; his mother, Marie Keel, Marietta; a brother, Keith, Keene, N.H.; three sisters, Pam Keel, Marietta, Renee Lockwood, Ardmore, and Melody Childers, Overbrook; and two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father, May 12, 1986.
Bearers will be Chris Daugherty, Andy Pierson, David Kerr, Mark Lockwood, Doug McCoy and Jerry Gaines.
Memorials may be made to the Love County Health Center.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 this evening at Kennedy Funeral Home.
Bertha A. Carr
SULPHUR -- Services for Bertha Ann Carr, 95, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Sulphur United Methodist Church with the Rev. Bob Moody officiating. Interment will be at Oaklawn Cemetery under the direction of Clagg Funeral Home.
Mrs. Carr died Oct. 15, 1997, in Ardmore. She was born Oct. 20, 1901, at Pontotoc, Indian Territory, to Charles W. and Sarah A. Peavy Carr.
Reared in Pontotoc, she graduated from Wapanucka High School in 1917 and from East Central University in 1921. She taught school at Lightning Ridge, Sand Springs and Muskogee before she earned her licensed practical nursing degree and worked as a nurse several years. She served on the State Board of Nurse Examiners six years and helped establish standards for nursing homes. In later years she was a home builder/contractor and supervised the building of a subdivision in Muskogee as well as two homes in Sulphur. She and George William Carr were married May 29, 1926. He preceded her in death Feb. 12, 1978. She was also preceded by a son, Donovan V., in 1957.
Survivors include a daughter, Jeannene Moore, Sulphur; three brothers, E.L. Holmes, Sulphur, John Holmes, Ada, and V.O. Holmes, Tulsa; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Garold 'G.W.' Schreibvogel
McKINNEY, Texas -- Services for Garold "G.W." Schreibvogel, 36, Springer, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael's Catholic Church in McKinney, Texas. Father Carl Vogel will officiate. Interment will follow at Cottage Hill Cemetery in Celina, Texas.
Schreibvogel died Oct. 14, 1997, in a Dallas hospital following an automobile accident. He was born Nov. 26, 1960, at Garden City, Kan.
He was owner of Texoma Pet Supplies in Ardmore and Super Pets in Arlington, Texas. He and Lois Hendrix were married Aug. 22, 1981, in Celina.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, Chisum and Dustin; and his parents, Francis and Shirley Schreibvogel, all of Springer; two brothers, Yarri, Pottsboro, Texas, and Joe, Arlington; and two sisters, Pam Coffey, Ardmore, and Tamara Schaffer, Arlington.
Memorials may be made to the G.W. Schreibvogel Memorial Account, c/o Local Federal in Ardmore; or Security National Bank of Arlington, account number 0042614.
Rosary will be at 7 p.m. Friday at the Cantrell Funeral Home in Celina.
Jimmie L. Baker
Services for Jimmie Louise Baker will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Craddock Memorial Chapel with the Rev. John Croy officiating. Interment will be at Las Vegas.
Mrs. Baker died Oct. 15, 1997, in Ardmore. She was born Aug. 15, 1929, at Comanche, to Jimmie and Anna Pitts Carter.
She was reared at Comanche and married William Henry Baker on Aug. 11, 1947, at Gainesville, Texas. She was preceded in death by her husband; and a daughter, Barbara Ann Baker.
Survivors include three sons, Steve, Las Vegas, William and Mark, Ardmore; a brother, Leo Carter, Comanche; and four grandchildren.
Waymond W. 'Billy' Newell
WILSON -- Services for Waymond W. "Billy" Newell, 90, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, 1997, at the Ash Street Church of Christ with Ray Hannah and Gary Labeth officiating. Interment will be at Simon Cemetery under the direction of Alexander Funeral Home.
Mr. Newell was born Dec. 31, 1906, at Simon, Indian Territory, to George Scott and Annie May Gilcrease Newell. He died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 1997, in the Ardmore hospital.
A lifetime resident of the Simon area, he lived his entire life within a half-mile area of where he was born. He and the former Cleta Musser were married Sept. 15, 1933, in Ardmore, and they celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary this year. He was a member of Ash Street Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Audry Ford and June Finley; and a brother, Utah.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; a daughter and son-in-law, Annie and Gary Labeth, Wilson; a brother, Doyle Wood, Raisin City, Calif.; two grandsons, Gary Scott Labeth, Wilson, and Mark Labeth, Yukon; a granddaughter, Terri Labeth, Wilson; and seven great-grandchildren.
Serving as bearers will be Gary Labeth, Gary Scott Labeth, Mark Labeth, Billy Rowan, Shane Labeth and Ty Labeth. Honorary bearers are Jimmy Morgan, Finley Morgan, Albert Simmons, John Bates, Bill Redman and Charlie Steele.
ROFF -- Memorial services for Bette Stephens, 56, will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Roff United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jim Adams officiating. Viewing will be until 8 tonight and from 8 a.m. until noon Saturday at Cowley-Krien Funeral Home in Sulphur.
Mrs. Stephens, who died Oct. 16, 1997, was born May 11, 1941, in Hobart, to Harold and Vernice Tate Davis.
She moved to Roff at the age of 8 from Roosevelt and had lived here since that time. She was a member of Roff United Methodist Church, Booster Club, Mothers of FFA, Athletic Boosters and Eastern Star. She and Thurman Stephens were married Sept. 9, 1960, at Roff.
Survivors include her husband, of the home; a son, Harold, Atoka; a daughter, Terri Stephens, Ada; two sisters, Barbra Pybas, Gainesville, Texas, and Fran Coffey, Shawnee; and a granddaughter. She was preceded in death by a brother, Ted Davis.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Roff Methodist Church or American Breast Cancer Society.
Bill B. Landgraf
MADILL -- Memorial services for Bill B. Landgraf, 77, will be 10 a.m. Monday at the Madill First Baptist Church with Roy Oates officiating.
Landgraf died Oct. 17, 1997, in an Oklahoma City hospital. He was born Feb. 6, 1920, at Newport.
He grew up in the McMillan area and lived the remainder of his life in Marshall County, where he was a longtime farmer and rancher. He and Leota June Scott were married Oct. 28, 1944, at Fresno, Calif. She preceded him in death July 26, 1997. He was also preceded by a brother, Roy; a sister, Alice Savage; and a grandson.
Landgraf was a deacon at the Madill First Baptist Church and a board member of REA, Western Farmers Electric Co-op, FHA and the Oklahoma Pecan Growers. He also served on the school board and was a charter member of The Pecan Producers Incorporated.
Survivors include two sons, Scott and Phillip, both Madill; a daughter, Linda Jones, Ardmore; a brother, David, Ardmore; and five grandchildren.
Honorary bearers are the Madill First Baptist Church Men's Adult 2 Sunday School Class, church deacons, and members of the REA board of directors.
Watts Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Robert 'Bob' Godwin
Services for Robert Glenn "Bob" Godwin, 75, will be 2 p.m. Monday at Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home Chapel with Idus England and Jesse Whitlock officiating. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery.
Born Aug. 25, 1922, at Briggs, Texas, to J.P. and Mattie Hasty Godwin, he died Oct. 18, 1997, at his residence.
After graduating from Ardmore High School, he entered military service. He served during World War II. Godwin returned to Ardmore and married Mary Cypert in 1956. He worked for OG&E for several years before retirement. After retiring he worked as a rancher until his death. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, a lifelong member of the Disabled American Veterans, a member of the Oklahoma Cattlemen Association and of the Central Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; one daughter, Terri McCaskill, Ardmore; one son, Robert Jr., Austin, Texas; two sisters, Venetia Thomas and Ruby Martin; and a brother, Theron, all of Ardmore; three grandchildren; and two stepgrandchildren.
Rev. T.W. Owen
WILSON -- Services for the Rev. T.W. Owen, 74, will be 3 p.m. today at the River of Life Pentecostal Holiness Church with the Rev. Leon McDowell and the Rev. Mike Griffin officiating. Interment will be 10 a.m. Monday at Arlington Memory Gardens, Midwest City.
Born May 19, 1923, at Sterling to Thomas H. and Leona Wallace Owen, he died Oct. 17, 1997, at an Ada hospital. He married Marjorie Scheer in 1940. She preceded him in death in 1975. He married Erma Jean Yoder in 1976. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Mary M. Owen, in 1968.
Owen was reared at Wetumka and Holdenville. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and received the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign medal, as well as the Good Conduct, World War II Victory, and Army Occupation medals. He begin ministering in 1975 and was ordained in 1978. Owen moved to Wilson in 1977 and pastored the Wilson Pentecostal Church of God until 1988. From 1988 to 1993 he pastored at Mustang. Later he returned to Wilson. Owen also pioneered churches at Elmore City and Watonga.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; three daughters, Dee Tarpley, Konawa, Shari Miller, Yukon, and Gloria Deason, Edmond; two sons, Steve, Mustang, and Tim, Edmond; two stepsons, Bryan Morris, Flora Vista, N.M., and Earl Morris, Bloomfield, N.M.; four sisters, Billie Eslick, Kingston, Norma Clark, Nocona Hills, Texas, Irene Allman, Tulsa, Carol Auten, Latta; three brothers, Bob, Tulsa, Gene, Nocona Hills, and Glen, Washington, D.C.; 17 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Bearers are Shari Miller, Steve Owen, Tim Owen, Bryan Morris, Earl Morris and Jerry Miller. Honorary bearers are Antonio Cervantes, Danny Arnold, Ron Hawkins, Jack Kerley and Gary Stevens.
Services are under the direction of Alexander Funeral Home.