Blanche L. Barnes
Services for Blanche L. Barnes, Neosho, Mo., will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Griffin-Kennedy-Watts Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Wayne Fite officiating. Interment will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery.
Born Aug. 19, 1912, at Norman to William Ches and Bessie McClain Givens, she died Jan. 2, 1998, at a Neosho hospital. She married J. Houston Barnes on July 28, 1939, at Ardmore. He preceded her in death on Feb. 26, 1996.
Mrs. Barnes lived in Ardmore for many years, moving to Neosho in 1994. She was a member of the Emmanuel Baptist Church.
Survivors include one son, Ken Barnes, Neosho; one brother, Guy Givens, Ardmore; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Newton County Chapter of the American Cancer Society in care of Clark Funeral Home, P.O. Box 66, Neosho, MO 64850.
Quabarzier Jamal Roller-Nugent
Graveside rites for Quabarzier Jamal Roller-Nugent, infant son of Rhianon Roller and Cory Nugent, will be 2 pm. Monday at Rose Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Gene Branscum officiating.
The infant was born and died Dec. 29, 1997, at a local hospital.
Survivors include his parents, of the home; grandparents, Jo Johnston, Ardmore, Steve Roller, Little Rock, Ark., and Louise White, Ardmore.
Services are under the direction of Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home.
William Richard Chatfield
Graveside services for William Richard Chatfield, 97, were 1 p.m. Saturday at Hillcrest Memorial Park with Elder Tom Hansen officiating.
Born Aug. 3, 1900, at Brazoria County, Texas to William Audrey and Mary Jane Reynolds Chatfield, he was one of eight children when their family lived in Madge, Texas, in Coleman County, and then moved by covered wagon to Ford County when he was 12 years old.
He left Ford County in 1921 and moved to Sanger, Texas, where he was a farmer and rancher. His first wife, Augusta Schmidt passed away after 20 years. He then married Alma Strader Padgett and they were long-time residents of Sanger. They were also residents of Keene, Texas, where they were involved in the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; one daughter, Mauryne Miller, Ardmore, one sister, Daisy Chatfield Layland, Cleburne, Texas; three granddaughters, Cyndy Hughes and her husband, Andy, Loveland, Colo., Kelly Lopresto and her husband, Mark, Baton Rouge, La., and Stacy Rodrick and her husband John, Ardmore; six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Services are under the direction of Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home.
Mary Maud Davisson
DAVIS -- Services for Mary Maud Davisson will be 3:30 p.m. today at Fox Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Thomas Thompson officiating. Interment will follow at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery at Ponca City.
Born June 6, 1910, at Moblie, Mo., to William and Anna Harrison Neely, she died Jan. 1, 1998, at Davis. She married Charles Oran Davisson. He preceded her in death.
Survivors include several nieces.
Services are under the direction of Fox Funeral Home.
Michael Dale Knisley
WHEATLAND, Wyo. -- Services for Michael Dale Knisley will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Memorial Baptist Church.
Born on Aug. 9, 1945, at Carnegie to Harold and Rachel Harrison Holman, he died Jan. 2, 1998, at a Wheatland hospital following an extended illness. He was preceded in death by a brother, Leslie Knisley.
He married Sally Hoock on April 17, 1964, at Corn. Knisley had been a resident of Wheatland since 1979, where he was a foreman for the Basin Power Plant.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; his mother, Rachel Holman, Ardmore; two daughters, Valerie Morris, Douglas, Wyo., and Tracie McGuire, Cheyenne, Wyo.; two brothers, Wendell Knisley and Corkey Holman, both Ardmore; and four grandchildren.
Services are under the direction of Platte Funeral Home, Wheatland. Services announced by Craddock Funeral Home.
Peggy Ruth Wingo
HENNEPIN -- Services for Peggy Ruth Wingo will be 2 pm. Monday at the Untied Pentecostal Church with the Rev. R. J. Roach officiating. Interment will at Hennepin Cemetery.
Born Aug. 18, 1934, at Homer, she died Jan. 2, 1998, at a Pauls Valley hospital. She was preceded in death by her father, Charles Newton Stevens.
She married Bob Wingo on Jan. 10, 1970, at Duncan. She had lived in Hennepin since 1972 and was a member of the United Pentecostal Church. Mrs. Wingo retired from Southwestern Bell Telephone Company after 25 years of service. She had worked for Southern Oklahoma Resource Center for 13 years and she and her husband have owned and operated the Wingo Grocery Store for more than 18 years.
Survivors include her husband, of the home; her mother, Ella Stevens, Hennepin; four daughters, Elizabeth Wilburn, Fitzhugh, Julie Wingo, Hennepin, Shannon Stevenson, El Cajon, Calif., and Sheree' Serrano, Manteca, Calif.; two sons, Scott Wingo, Elmore City, and Mike Wingo, Ada; three sisters, Joyce Poole, Birmingham, Ala., Charlene Litke, Hennepin, Stephynne Renfro, Wynnewood; two brothers, Terry Stevens, San Antonio, Texas, Steve Stevens, Latta; and seven grandchildren.
Bearers are nephews and great-nephews.
Services are under the direction of Fox Funeral Home, Davis.
John Wilmot Mayes
Memorial services for John Wilmot Mayes, 78, will be 2 p.m., Jan. 10, 1998 at Craddock Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Chris Pittman officiating.
Born May 3, 1919, at Liberal, Kan., to Robert Franklin and Bertha Ellen Walters, he died Dec. 15, 1997, at Bolivear, Mo. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lillian, on Dec. 18, 1990.
Mayes grew up at Tipton and graduated from Tipton High School in 1936. He received both a bachelor's and master's degree in geology from the University of Oklahoma. He married Luelle Ogle in 1941. Mayes made his home in Ardmore for the past 50 years. He married Lillian Coffey Straughn on Oct. 16, 1959, at Wichita Falls, Texas. Mayes worked for Texaco and Samedan Oil Corporation, but spent most of his professional career as an independent geologist. He was a World War II Army Air Corps veteran and a member of the First United Methodist Church.
Survivors include one daughter, Joan Ellen Geltmacher, Bolivar, Mo.; six sons, John W. Mayes Jr., Napa, Calif., William Charles Mayes, Bettendorf, La., the Rev. Robert Scott Mayes, Angel Fire, N.M., Barry Vernon Straughn, Norman, Marlin Glenn Straughn, Euless, Texas, and Paul Lance Straughn, Wilson; two brothers, Harold Mayes, Duncan, and Paul Mayes, Champagne, Ill.; 16 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society.
The family will receive friends following the service at 924 Springdale Loop.
Services are under the direction of Alexander Funeral Home.
Mae 'Hickman' Fletcher
MARIETTA -- Services for Mae "Hickman" Fletcher, 91, will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Eastside Baptist Church with the Revs. Steve Gardner and Tommy Higle officiating. Interment will follow at Hood Community Cemetery, Hood, Texas.
Born June 23, 1906, at Whitewright, Texas, to George Washington and Maude Staley Hickman, she died Jan. 3, 1998, at a Marietta hospital. She was preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters.
Mrs. Fletcher lived most of her adult life in Love County. She had a combined total of 35 years of teaching, 25 years at Marietta Public Schools. She was named Teacher-of-the-Year in 1968 and retired in 1969. Many of her students said she did not just teach the ABCs, but she also taught love. She was a charter member of the Eastside Baptist Church and the charter church secretary and treasurer.
Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Carl and Elvira Fletcher, Bartlesville; three daughters and sons-in-law, Bettie and Harold Birdsall, Norman, Linda and Dale McMillin, Marietta, and Mary and John Kent, Gainesville, Texas; three sisters, Myrtle Minnegaux, Redwood City, Calif., Eva England, Fort Worth, Texas, and Mable Watson, Henrietta, Texas, 16 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren.
Bearers are deacons of Eastside Baptist Church.
Memorials may be made to Cross Timbers Hospice, 1514 Meadow Lane, Ardmore, OK 73401.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday.
Services are under the direction of Kennedy Funeral Home.
Funeral services for Kathleen Medlock will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 7, 1998, at the First Baptist Church with Dr. Alton Fannin officiating. Interment will be at Rose Hill Cemetery under the direction of Craddock Funeral Home.
Kathleen Medlock was born on Dec. 18, 1924, in Memphis,
Tenn., to Harry Barker and Charlie Strong Wade. She passed from this life on Jan. 5, 1998 at her residence in Springer at the age of 73.
She had been a resident of the Ardmore area for the past three years of her life, having moved here from Huntsville, Ala. While in Alabama she worked as a chemist for NASA until she retired in 1995. She was a member of First Baptist Church. Kathleen was devoted to her church and worked hard in and out of the church. She had a special love for music. She showed this by her time spent singing in the choir. She was a member of the Christian Women's Association and Community Chorale. Since moving to Ardmore she has been on mission trips to Venezuela, Chili and Brazil.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Bill Barrett of springer; a sister, Margaret Kirchmer of Vidor, Texas; a granddaughter, Heather Lane of Ben Franklin, Texas; and a grandson, Curtis Barrett of Midwest City.
Pallbearers will be Jim Brewster, Bill Manner, Henry Hicks, Ed Lee, Paul Lane and Glen Jones.
The family will receive friends this evening from 7 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Charles Earl Arnold
Services for Charles E. Arnold will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Griffin-Kennedy-Watts Chapel with the Rev. John Wackler officiating. Interment will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Mr. Arnold was born to the late Charlie and Martha Eva Arnold on Oct. 5, 1918, at Centralia, Ill.
He married the former Addie Birkes on Dec. 26, 1942, at St. Louis, Mo., and moved back to Ardmore in 1977 from Henderson, Ky. Mr. Arnold retired from Halliburton after 31 years of service. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.
He is survived by his wife, Addie, of the home; a son, Charles Roger and his wife, Melanie Lynn Arnold, of Prosper, Texas; a daughter, Anna Mae Bow of Hurst, Texas; three brothers, Lois Arnold of Edgerton, Wis., James Eugene Arnold of Indianapolis, Ind., and Pete Arnold of Centralia; five grandchildren, William David and Timothy Dwayne Bow, Christina Diana Leake, Charles James and Amy Janae Arnold; six great-grandchildren, Jason, Melissa, Stephanie and Michael Bow, Alesha and Brian Leake.
Pallbearers will be C.J. Arnold, David and Tim Bow, Dale Kent, Casey Verhoeven and Bill Meyer
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
Billy A. 'Bill' Pogue
RINGLING -- Funeral services for Billy A. "Bill" Pogue, 54, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 7, 1998, at First Baptist Church. His brother-in-law, the Rev. Paul Sanders, will officiate. Interment will be at Ringling Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Reser Funeral Home.
Mr. Pogue died Sunday, Jan. 4, 1998, in the Healdton hospital.
The son of Charles E. and Ruth Thompson Pogue, he was born Jan. 30, 1943, in Duncan. He grew up in Stephens County until moving to Ringling in 1957. He graduated from Ringling High School and attended Southeastern State College and Oklahoma State University.
Pogue had been a mechanic for Arco Pipeline Co. and was a member of First Baptist Church. He was known for "training horses and kids as he taught many young people how to ride and rope. An active horse trainer and rope, he also followed his own children, Charles and Shelly, as they participated in rodeo events across the country.
Survivors include his wife, Lonnetta, of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Londa Pogue, Ringling; one daughter and son-in-law, Michele "Shelly" and Rick Lewis, Ringling; his mother, Ruth Pogue, Ringling; two sisters, Charles Pollock, Duncan, and Kay Sanders, Little Rock, Ark.; a brother, don Pogue, Ringling; and a grandson, Richard Caleb Lewis, Ringling.
Bearers will be nephews, Charles Sanders, David Sanders, Randy Pollock, Rodney Pollock, Cody Pogue and Jim Ed Pogue.
Services for Gene Chambers, 72, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Family Worship Center with the Revs. Larry Berryhill and Bob Cox officiating. Interment will follow at Oswalt Cemetery under the direction of Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home.
Chambers died Jan. 4, 1998, in the local hospital. He was born Oct. 28, 1925, at Oswalt, to John and Bertha Smith Chambers.
A resident of this area most of his life, he served with the Marines during World War II and was an electrician before he retired. He and Sue Cox were married in August of 1985, in Ardmore. He was a member of the Family Worship Center.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; two sons, Darrell, El Centro, Calif., and Stan, Roosevelt, Calif.; a daughter, Chris Grinder, Atlanta, Ga.; his father, John, Ardmore; three stepsons, Larry and Samson Buck, Ardmore, and James Buck, Dallas; a stepdaughter, Suann Hyder, Chickasha; two brothers, Larry, Cincinnati, Ohio and John, Las Vegas; and nine grandchildren.
Bearers will be Randy Lynch, Ott and Bryan Ladner, Mike Hyder, David Hatley, Lester McComber, Dan Jones and Jerry Walker.
A.M. 'Red' Glenn
WILSON -- Graveside rites for A.M. "Red" Glenn, 86, longtime Healdton resident, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hewitt Cemetery with the Rev. Russell Cheatham officiating.
Glenn died Jan. 5, 1998, in the Healdton hospital. He was born Sept. 5, 1911, at Oblong, Ill, to John L. and Cora Brister Glenn.
A resident of the Healdton area since 1927, he was employed by Cornish Motor Co. in Healdton 28 years before he retired in 1992. He was honored by the City of Healdton on "Red Glenn Day" in 1981. He was a Methodist.
He is survived by a bother, Jack B., Healdton. He was preceded in death by a twin sister, Woneda Slawson in 1975; another sister, Helen Ruggiero in 1995; and brother, William F., in 1990.
Reser Funeral Home will direct services.