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Carter County, Oklahoma Obituary Collection

Carter County, Oklahoma Obituary Collection - 137

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Date: Thursday, 26 August 2010, at 11:31 a.m.

Harold Edward 'Eddie' Kendall
Services for Harold Edward "Eddie" Kendall, 50, will be 10 a.m. Monday at Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. LeRoy Holman officiating. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Born May 7, 1948, at Ardmore to Junior L. and Myrtle B. Beard Kendall, he died June 5, 1998, at a Norman hospital following a lengthy illness. He was preceded in death by his father in 1989.
Kendall married Sandy Harkins on March 14, 1996, at Ardmore. He had lived in Ardmore until moving to Madill in 1995. He was a member of the Maranatha Freewill Baptist Church and an organizer of the KICM Fishing Tournaments.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; two sons, Mark E., Ardmore, and Stephen M., Ada; four daughters, Anna L. Kendall and Mary B. Thompson, Ardmore, Marlena S. Kyle, Lone Grove, and Brandie M. Armstrong, Madill; his mother, Ardmore; two sisters, Susan Williamson, Ardmore, and Judy Aary, Tulsa; and nine grandchildren.
Bearers are Buddy Coleman, Kenneth Hunter, Jimmy Powell, Billy Bob Kendall, Cal Johnson, Bobby Nesbitt and Ronnie Ramsey.

William Jackson 'Billy' Brown
MARIETTA -- Services for William Jackson "Billy" Brown, 26, will be 10 a.m. Monday at Kennedy Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Steve Gardner officiating. Interment will follow at Nelson Grove Cemetery, Woodbine, Texas.
Born Aug. 21, 1971, at Dallas to Bobie C. and Asynthia Brown, he died June 6, 1998, at a Marietta hospital. He was preceded in death by his father in 1979.
Brown had lived in Love County since 1988, moving there from Whitesboro, Texas. He was employed as a technician by Jennings Ford, Marietta. He was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Asynthia and Jerry Long, of the home; grandmother, Eliza M. Searcy, Caddo Mills, Texas; two brothers, Carl, Arlington, Texas, and John A., Marietta; two sisters, Cynthia M. Brown, Norman, and Jaime Ryan, Oklahoma City; and one stepbrother, Val Dean, Denton, Texas.
Bearers are Tony Elzy, Sam Harris, Brandon Hammond, John Brown, Barry Gantt, Kevin Taylor, Carl Brown and Jeff Simmons.

Eddie Joe Hubbs
Services for Eddie Joe Hubbs are pending from Griffin-Kennedy-Watts Funeral Home. Hubbs died June 8, 1998, in the local hospital.

Ermus Revels
Services for Ermus Revels are pending from Ragsdale-Grant and Sons Mortuary. Revels died June 5, 1998, in an Oklahoma City hospital.

Ora Lee Turbyfill
MADILL -- Services for Ora Lee Turbyfill, 78, were scheduled for 11 a.m. today at Watts Memorial Chapel with Larry Holder officiating. Interment was at Oakland Cemetery.
Mrs. Turbyfill died June 5, 1998, in a Tulsa hospital. She was born March 27, 1920, in Altus, to Carl and Edna Manual Olson.
Reared at Grimes, she married Herman J. Turbyfill there May 31, 1938, and they lived in Sulphur seven years before moving to Madill in 1945. She was a former secretary for Butler Insurance Co. Her husband preceded her in death March 2, 1985.
She is survived by a son, Derron R., Choctaw; a daughter, Edna M. Adkins, Mannford; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Bearers were John Long, Jim Poole, Ed Beasley, David Ward, Ed Benton and Douglas McBeth.

Ruby S. Thurman
MARIETTA-- Services for Ruby S. Thurman, 78, were scheduled for 11 a.m. today at Kennedy Funeral Home chapel with Ray Hilliard officiating. Interment will be at 4 p.m. at Vansickle, Texas.
Mrs. Thurman died June 8, 1998, at her residence. She was born Aug. 20, 1919, at Greenville, Texas, to C.T. and Dona Smith Cotten.
She married Walter Dee Thurman in Dallas in 1941 and lived in Ralls, Texas, before moving to Marietta in 1963. She was employed by Marietta Sportswear before she retired and attended the Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband on April 27, 1979; and a brother, Thomas Cotten.
Survivors include a son, Hershell, Greenville, Texas; daughter, Barbara Jones, Emory, Texas; two brothers, Fount Cotten, Tahlequah, and Stanley Cotten, Rockwall, Texas; two grandchildren; and a great-grandson.

Ruby Smith
DAVIS -- Services for Ruby Smith will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Sandy Baptist Church with the Rev. Leslie Clark officiating. Interment will be at Green Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Smith died June 8, 1998, in Sulphur. She was born June 28, 1913, at Davis, to Abel and Jennie Gilbert Brown.
She and Bernard Smith were married Dec. 23, 1940, in Albuquerque, N.M. He preceded her in death in 1977.
She is survived by a daughter, Lucille Joyner, Duncan; a sons, Thomas Smith, Comanche; four sisters, Leona Farve, Ardmore, Malsie Cochran, Talihina, Julia Blue, Sulphur, and Faye George, Missouri; five grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
Fox Funeral Home will direct services.

Milton Rutledge
Services for Milton Rutledge are pending from Griffin-Kennedy-Watts Funeral Home. Rutledge died June 9, 1998, in an Oklahoma City hospital.
He is survived by his wife, Virginia, of the home; sons, Monty and Steve, Lone Grove; daughters, Kelly Higgs, Wilson, and Kasi McMillian, Ardmore; his mother, Lucille Rutledge, Graham; a brother, Larry, Graham; and five grandchildren.

Floyd N. Chaney
n Services for Floyd Ned Chaney, 65, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Griffin-Kennedy-Watts Chapel with the Rev. Wayne Fite officiating. Interment will be at McAlister Cemetery.
Chaney died June 9, 1998, at his residence. He was born July 4, 1932, in Ardmore, to Ivan and Montey Chaney.
A lifetime resident of Ardmore, he was a milkman several years and retired from Southern Vending. He was a Baptist. He and Doris Ivea McMillon were married Jan. 7, 1951, in Ardmore. She preceded him in death Sept. 7, 1993.
Survivors include two sons, Robert, Ardmore, and William, Edmond; two brothers, Lon, Ardmore, and John, Lone Grove; a sister, Iva Mae Shockley, Ardmore; and four grandchildren.

Diane M. Gilcrease
WILSON -- Services for Diane Marie Gilcrease, Zaneis, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the River of Life Pentecostal Holiness Church with the Rev. Kenny McMath and Donna McMath officiating. Interment will be at Crow Cemetery under the direction of Alexander Funeral Home.
Mrs. Gilcrease died June 8, 1998, in an Oklahoma City hospital. She was born Oct. 23, 1936, at Terry, Mont., to Gustave and Ida M. Udem Schott.
Reared in Terry, she married Rusty Gilcrease there May 29, 1953, and they moved to Coffeyville, Kan. They owned and operated grocery stores in Oklahoma City and Kingston before moving to the Zaneis-Healdton area. She owned Diane's Dress Shop in Healdton from 1966-77.
She is survived by her husband, of the home; a son, Charles, Lone Grove; five sisters, Leona Arthur, Vernal, Utah, Betty Goplin, Terry, Shannon Moser, Stell, N.D., Soleen Schott and Donna Murphy, Salt Lake City, Utah; two brothers, Virgil Schott, Salt Lake City, and Pete Schott, Casper, Wyo.; and two grandchildren.
Bearers will be Allen Tipton, Dick Dewald, Kenneth, Randall, Larry and Rickey Gilcrease. Honorary bearers are Greg Gilcrease, Mike and Jay Tipton.

James W. Sapp
HEALDTON -- Graveside rites for James W. Sapp, 66, will be 11 a.m. Monday at Mount Olive Cemetery with the Rev. John Harris officiating.
Born Dec. 28, 1931, at Spiro to Wilburn L. and Bertha Garrett Sapp, he died June 13, 1998, at an Ardmore hospital after an eight-week illness.
Sapp moved with his family to California at age nine, attending school in both Oklahoma and California. He married Lola Waters on Feb. 12, 1954, at Bakersfield, Calif. They lived primarily in California until moving to Healdton two years ago from Smith River, Calif. Sapp served in the United States Air Corps and the United States Air Force from 1946 to 1948 and in the United States Army from 1950 until 1956. He was a member of the Healdton Assembly of God Church, the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; four sons, Jimmy Lee, Larry and Lonnie Sapp, all of Healdton, and Everett Sapp, Big Pine, Calif.; two daughters, Judith Ann Sapp, Calif., and Linda Sapp, Healdton; two brothers, William E. and Charles Downs, both Clovis, Calif.; two sisters, Reba Garrett, Los Angeles, and Judith Downs, Buffalo, Ark.; 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Services are under the direction of Reser Funeral Home.

Lucille Huff Freeman
TISHOMINGO -- Services for Lucille Huff Freeman, 62, Mannsville, will be 2 p.m. Monday at Corbin Funeral Home Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Bill Freeman officiating. Interment will follow at Tishomingo Cemetery.
Born June 28, 1935, at Sasakwa to Walter and Evilor Brown Applegate, she died June 11, 1998, at Mannsville. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Raymond Huff, four brothers, one sister and a grandson.
She married Leo Allen Freeman on July 17, 1973, at Durant. She was a homemaker and a member of the New Covenant Fellowship Church, Ardmore.
Survivors include her husband, of the home; one son, Franklin Dewayne Huff Sr., Mannsville; one daughter, Irene Louette Apala, Tishomingo; two sisters, Estelle Carlisle and Virginia Hopper, both Ada; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Jae L. Hawkins Jr.
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Services for former Ardmore resident Jae Luther Hawkins Jr. will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Northwest Baptist Church. Interment will be at 3:30 p.m. at Provence Cemetery.
Hawkins died June 11, 1998, at his home in Oklahoma City. He was born Feb. 6, 1944, to J.L. Sr. and Pauline LaFontain Hawkins at Ardmore.
His father preceded him in death on May 11, 1998.
His mother survives.
Services are under the direction of Guardian-Midtown Funeral Home, Oklahoma City.

Ollie L. Parker
Graveside rites for Ollie Loraine Parker will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Rose Hill Cemetery with Charles Ryan officiating.
Mrs. Parker died June 12, 1998, in Ardmore. She was born Oct. 4, 1913, at Berwyn, to A.C. and Annie Barton Canterburg.
She was a lifetime resident of the Ardmore area and was married to Terry Clifton Parker. She was preceded in death by her husband.
Survivors include two daughters, Anita Dunning and Ernestine Hickman, Ardmore; three sons, Paul, Ventura, Calif., Gary and Tommy, Ohio; a sister, Stella Woolery, Ardmore; 17 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Craddock Funeral Home will direct services.

Dale W. Trent
ROCKWALL, Texas -- Private graveside rites for Ardmore native Dale Wayne Trent will be Tuesday at Rest Haven Memorial Park in Rockwall. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Andrew United Methodist Church in Plano, Texas.
Trent died June 13, 1998, following a bicycle accident.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon; daughters, Katherine and Laura Trent, Marcia Holland, Amy Dugan and Toni Brackett; and sons, Scott Trent and Jimmy Clark.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 2910 Swiss Ave., Dallas, TX 75204.

Dick B. Dunn
Graveside rites for Dick B. Dunn, 89, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hillcrest Memorial Park with the Rev. Dan Patman, associate pastor at First United Methodist Church officiating.
Son of the late Dempsey Hale and Florence Brewster Dunn, he was born Jan. 7, 1909, at Waurika, Okla., and moved here with his family as a youth. He died Sunday, June 14, 1998, in the local hospital.
A 1927 graduate of Ardmore High School, he and Georgia Glenn were married in 1934 at Oklahoma City, Okla. A retired salesman for Mac's Wholesale, he was a member of First United Methodist Church and Dirty Dozen Fishing Club.
Survivors include his wife, Georgia, of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Diane Dunn, Redondo Beach, Calif.; and three grandchildren, Traci Stengle, Ashley Dunn and Gardner Dunn.
Honorary bearers will be Gene Howard, Bill McMurry, Dale Sanders, John Day, Billy Ditto and Herschell Whitley.
Services will be directed by Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home.

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