Maxine Judd Masten
WHITESBORO, Texas -- Services for Maxine Judd Masten, 86, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Huff Funeral Home with Harold Watson and James Rosson officiating. Interment will be at Oakwood Cemetery.
Mrs. Masten died Feb. 21, 1998, in an Ardmore health care facility. She was born Oct. 24, 1911, at Whitesboro.
She married John S. Masten May 12, 1934, at Whitesboro and was employed at the family-owned Judd's Food Mart. She was a life member of First Baptist Church in Whitesboro. Her husband preceded her in death Oct. 11, 1989.
She is survived by a brother, Willard Judd, Whitesboro.
Teri D. Hembree
DOLBERG -- Graveside rites for Teri Dale Hembree, 60, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Dolberg Cemetery with the Rev. Robert Green officiating.
Mrs. Hembree died Feb. 1, 1998, in Sulphur. She was born Sept. 26, 1937, at Anderson, S.C., to Herman and Dorothy Pruitt.
She was reared in South Carolina and married to Johnny Hembree Aug. 18, 1978, in Sulphur. She had lived in Sulphur since 1997 and was a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include her husband, of the home; two daughters, Tonya Arens, Richland Hills, Texas, and Kim Fields, Dayton, Fla.; two stepdaughters, Sheri Gilchbar and Dana Hembree, Sulphur; three stepsons, James Hembree, Azusa, Calif., Mike Hembree, Sulphur, and Brad Hembree, Oklahoma City; a brother, Bill Powell, Spring, Texas; and eight grandchildren.
Cowley-Krien Funeral Home will direct services.
HEALDTON -- Graveside rites for O.E. Price, 83, will be at 3 p.m. today at Mount Olive Cemetery under the direction of Davis Funeral Home, Henrietta, Texas.
Price died Jan. 30, 1998, in a Wichita Falls, Texas, hospital. He was born Aug. 16, 1914, at Petersburg.
He and Virgie McEntire were married Aug. 15, 1936, in Marietta. He was a retired Baptist minister serving, 65 years at churches in Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana. He had lived in Henrietta 20 years.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; two daughters, Shirlene Glenn, Wichita Falls, Texas, and Sue Howard, Lumberton, Texas; three sons, Phillip, Sulphur, La., Dwight, Vidor, Texas, and Ralph, Columbus, Ga.; a brother, Amos, Ore City, Texas; two sisters, Iris Bray and Madeline Steward, both of Healdton; 14 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and three step-grandchildren.
Dony Richey Baker
MARIETTA -- Graveside rites for Dony Richey Baker, 88, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Lakeview Cemetery with the Rev. Tommy Higle officiating.
Mrs. Baker died Jan. 31, 1998, in the local hospital. She was born May 20, 1909, at Farmersville, Texas, to Dr. J.H. and Philitia H. Watkins Richey.
Mrs. Baker had lived most of her life in Love County and was a retired teacher. She was a member of First Baptist Church and the Love County Historical Society.
Survivors include a son, Lear Jr., Ada; and three sisters, Goldie Murphy, New York, Virsey Renick, Marietta, and Tony McCoy, Oklahoma City. She was preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters.
Nephews will serve as bearers.
Kennedy Funeral Home will direct services.
Virgie M. Wallace
RINGLING -- Graveside rites for Virgie M. Wallace, 86, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Ringling Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. J.W. Ray officiating.
Mrs. Wallace died Jan. 31, 1998, in the Ardmore hospital. She was born March 20, 1911, at Pryor, to William D. and Ellen R. Shook Brown.
Reared at Choteau, she moved to Ringling in 1936 and married Johnny Wesley Bowen on Feb. 28 of that year. She was a longtime member of the Church of Jesus Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband in Sept. 7, 1955; a brother, Sherman Brown; and sister, Grace E. Weaver.
Survivors include a son, Bill Bowen; and stepson, Lonnie Wallace, both of Ringling; two brothers, Howard Brown, Fayetteville, Ark., and Billy R. Brown, Siloam Springs, Ark.; five sisters, Loretta Young, Fontana, Calif., Willie Jobe, Pryor, Marie Bryant, Siloam Springs, Oletta Busby, Forrest City, Ark., and Loraine Clapper, Adair; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Alexander Funeral Home will direct services.
Linda J. Thompson
WILSON --- Services for former Wilson resident Linda J. Thompson. Pottsboro, Texas, are pending from Alexander Funeral Home. She died Feb. 1, 1998, in a Denison, Texas, hospital.
She is survived by two sons, Timothy Laughlin, Durant, and Michael T. Wilkerson, Pottsboro; a brother, Keith Thompson, her mother, Margaret Blodgett and grandmother, Lillian Ivie, all of Wilson.
Graveside services for Marjorie Goodnight, 92, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Rose Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Roy Fountain officiating.
Mrs. Goodnight, a veteran Ardmore teacher, died Friday, Feb. 6, 1998, in a local convalescent home after an extended illness. Daughter of the late James and Ida Scales Chandler, she was born June 11, 1905, at Ardmore, Indian Territory.
Educated at Ardmore schools, she received her bachelor of arts degree in liberal arts and education at the College of Industrial Arts, Denton, Texas. She did postgraduate work at Southeastern State Teachers College and received her master's degree in education at Oklahoma A&M College, in 1939. A member of the First United Methodist Church, she had been a member of the Carter County, Oklahoma and National teachers associations.
Named the Carter County "Teacher of the Year" in 1967, Mrs. Goodnight had taught Ardmore school children for 44 years before her retirement in 1970.
She is survived by a nephew, Jim Hill, Winter Park, Fla.
Preceding her in death were her husband, Leonard; a brother, Jamie Chandler; and two sisters, Ida Mary Sauer and Hazen Hill.
Memorials may be made to the charity of choice.
Services are under the direction of Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home.
Geneva Gauntt Bigbie
DALLAS -- Memorial services for former Ardmore resident Geneva Gauntt Bigbie, 93, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at University Park United Methodist Church, Dallas, with the Rev. Tom Peel officiating. Graveside rites will be at 3 p.m. at Hillcrest Memorial Park, Ardmore.
Mrs. Bigbie died Feb. 7, 1998, in a Dallas health care facility following an extended illness. She was born Feb. 22, 1904, in Love Grove, Indian Territory, to John W. and Hattie Ballew Gauntt.
Her family owned Chickasaw Telephone Co. for which she sold advertising. She and Charles Roy Bigbie were married March 22, 1923, at Fort Worth, Texas. They established Bigbie Real Estate and Insurance Co., and after the death of her husband, in 1986, she moved to Dallas in 1991. She was a longtime member of First United Methodist Church and Insurance Women while in Ardmore.
Survivors include a son, Charles R., Mission, Texas; a daughter, Billye Nutting; and sister, Jessie Kyle, Dallas; a brother, Royce Gauntt, Sulphur; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church.
The family will receive friends at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home.
Calvin L. Burroughs
SULPHUR -- Services for Calvin Lewis Burroughs, 74, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Clagg Chapel. Interment will be at Oaklawn Cemetery.
Born July 13, 1923, at Cauthron, Ark., to Alfred and Mathey Larimore Burroughs, he died Feb. 6, 1998, in Ardmore.
Reared in eastern Oklahoma, he lived in several states, including Illinois, where he worked for the Caterpillar Co., and Texas before returning to Oklahoma to work for the state highway department. He married Lorene McDonald in 1978. She preceded him in death Sept. 22, 1991.
Survivors include four stepdaughters, Jessie Welborn, Patricia Skipworth, Gladys Cass and Mamie Eddy; two stepsons, Harold and John McDonald; a brother, Clem Burroughs, Heavener; and two sisters, Leida Cook, Mammoth Springs, Ark., and Evelyn Webb, Midwest City. He was also preceded in death by a brother, George.
William H. Jackson
Marietta -- Services for William H. Jackson, 52, Odessa, Texas, are pending from Kennedy Funeral Home. He died Feb. 7, 1998, at Rosenberg, Texas.
Survivors include three sons, William D., Marietta, Elmer L., Dale, Texas, and Daniel A., Chattanooga, Tenn.; a brother, Elmer; two sisters, Joyce Good and Shirley Tuttle; and four grandchildren.
HEALDTON -- Services for Walter O'Connor are pending from Reser Funeral Home. He died Feb. 8, 1998, in a local health care facility.
Survivors include a son, Pat, Healdton; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Reldon R. Noah Jr.
MADILL -- Services for Reldon Ray Noah Jr., 76, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Watts Memorial Chapel with Lyndol Adams and Buster Noah officiating. Interment will be at Woodberry Forest Cemetery.
Noah died Feb. 7, 1998, in the Ardmore hospital. He was born Oct. 3, 1921, at Powell.
Reared in the Marshall and Johnston counties, he married Audra Oteka Honea July 9, 1965, at DeSoto, Miss., and lived in Norman before he returned to Madill in 1964. He was presented two Bronze Stars and two Purple Hearts while serving in the Army during World War II. He was a member of American Legion, Kingston Lodge and Veterans of Foreign War.
Survivors include a son, Philip R., Norman; two daughters, Brenda D. Noah, Oklahoma City, and Janet G. Farmer, Norman; two brothers, David, Kansas City, Mo., and Odell, Dallas; and eight grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife on Aug. 28, 1997; a son, Timothy; and four brothers, T.J., Virgil, Winston and Truman.
Bearers will be Richard Riedman, Jim Roberson, Shane Rhea, Dustin, Dickey and Philip Noah II.
Joyce M. West
SULPHUR -- Services for Joyce Marie West, 63, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Calvary Baptist Church with the Rev. James Swain officiating. Interment will be at Oaklawn Cemetery.
Mrs. West died Feb. 7, 1998, in Sulphur. She was born July 16, 1934, in St. Louis, to Omer H. and Desrah F. Decker Hulsey.
Reared in St. Louis and Duncan, she married Bill West April 15, 1951, at Wichita Falls, Texas, and lived numerous places before she retired from Olin Mills Studio, after 16 years of service, and moved to Sulphur in 1983. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary and lifetime member of Take Off Pounds Sensibly.
Survivors include her husband, of the home; a daughter, Brenda Trueblood, Midwest City; a son, Edwin, Oklahoma City; a brother, Bob Hulsey Moore; three sisters, Mary Perry, Norman, Glenda Bacon, Johnson City, Tenn., and Nelda Wood, Chickasha; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, Wade in 1963, and Leon Jr. in 1997; a grandson; two sisters, Melva Bryant and Veneta McGuire; and a brother, Noel Hulsey.
Bearers will be David Pittman, Dale Roberts, Bob McCarley, Cliff Hawkins, Charles Tingle and Hubert Cops.
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association or the Heart Association.
Clagg Funeral Home will direct services.
Robert A. Jordan
LONE CEDAR -- Graveside rites for Robert Andrew Jordan, 71, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Lone Cedar Cemetery with the Rev. Willard McCartney Jr. officiating.
Jordan died Feb. 7, 1998, in Ardmore. He was born Aug. 29, 1926, in Kensington, N.H., to Alfred and Grace I. Wilbur Jordan.
Reared in New Hampshire, he moved to Gene Autry in 1949 and worked at Dolese from then until 1961, was a service technician for Hicks in Sulphur until 1981, then worked at the Dougherty water treatment plant until 1988. He was an Army veteran of World War II and member of Dougherty First Baptist Church. He and Aline Carter were married June 10, 1950, at Sulphur. She preceded him in death Nov. 14, 1997.
Survivors include three sons, Robert, Bethel Acres, Sidney, Chickasha, and Joe, Dougherty; two brothers, Paul and Herbert, both of New Hampshire; two sisters, Margie Mitchell and Mildred Cutter, both of New Hampshire; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by nine brothers and sisters.
Bearers will be Rusty, Ronnie, Tommy and Tracy Carter, Davey and David Dill.