Reuell Rexford Holder
Graveside rites for Reuell Rexford Holder, 79, will be 10 a.m. Monday at Rose Hill Cemetery with the Rev. David Allen officiating.
Born Oct. 5, 1918, at Ardmore to Roy Rexford and Ella Bundy Holder, he died July 17, 1998, at a local convalescent home. He married Joyce Elliott on Dec. 10, 1941, at Love County. She preceded him in death on July 28, 1985.
Holder was a supervisor at Colvert¹s Dairy for 45 years. He was a Baptist.
Survivors include two daughters, Carol Holder and Sharon Lee, both Ardmore; one sister, Mary Roe, Weed, Calif.; two grandsons; and three great-grandchildren.
Services are under the direction of Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home.
Willie Stevenson Berryman
Services for Willie Stevenson Berryman are pending with Ragsdale-Grant and Sons Mortuary.
Born Nov. 5, 1904, she died July 18, 1998, at a Purcell health care facility.
Survivors include one granddaughter, Ivary Raymond.
Services of Odis Davis are pending with Craddock Funeral Home.
Born March 3, 1933 at Ardmore, he died July 17, 1998 at a local hospital.
Survivors include five daughters, Clara Watts, Debra Walker, Cindy Well and Marsha Bobbs, all Ardmore, and Ellen Harris, Wilson; four sons, Odis Lee, Danny Joe and Ocie Davis, all Lone Grove, and David Davis, Wilson; one stepbrother, Trenton Crow, Washington; 15 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
C.C. Clark Jr.
DAVIS ‹ Services for C.C. Clark Jr. will be 2 p.m. Monday at Fox Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. John Clark officiating. Interment will follow at Green Hill Cemetery.
Born Feb. 2, 1917, at Mill Creek to Cliford Clay and Amanda Harris Clark, he died July 18, 1998, at Oklahoma City. He was preceded in death by two sisters and one brother.
Clark married Dillah Sanderfur in September 1966 at Sulphur. He had retired from the U.S. Silica plant at Mill Creek after 30 years of service.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; one son, Mark, Yukon; one stepdaughter, Bobbie Smallwood, Moore; two stepsons, D.J. Bryant, Sulphur, and Bo Bryant, Moore; one sister, Evelyn Gale, Durant; and five brothers, Leslie, Taft, Maurice, Choctaw, Don and Doak, both Mill Creek, and Milton, Georgia; two grandchildren; and 13 stepgrandchildren.
James E. Rolison
Services for James R. Rolison are pending with Ragsdale-Grant and Sons Mortuary.
Born Dec. 26, 1929, he died July 17, 1998. at Ardmore following an extended illness.
Survivors include one son, James E. Jr., Denver; three daughters, Gloria Dean, Denver, Cynthia Brown, Houston, and Katheleen Jordan, Euclid, Ohio; and five sisters, Louise Hearne and Geneva Louis, both Tulsa, Mryna Tucker, Oklahoma City, and Ada Johnson and Lavern Sanders, both Ardmore; and two brothers, Dillard Rolison, Denver, and Eugene Rolison, Tulsa.
Eutha E. Russell
Private services are planned for Eutha E. Russell, who died July 17, 1998, at her Ardmore residence.
She was born at Marsden to Dr. A.Y. and Rosa R. Pittman Easterwood. She was married to Dr. James L. Russell for more than 60 years. He preceded her in death in 1983. She was also preceded in death by a son, Dr. Jim E. Russell, in 1978.
Mrs. Russell grew up in Ardmore. She attended Southeastern University and graduated from Oklahoma University. She lived at Canyon, Texas for many years, while working as an elementary school teacher at Amarillo, Texas. Mrs. Russell returned to Ardmore about 20 years ago. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include one sister, Mary Evelyn Baty, Ardmore; two grandchildren, James. E. ³Pancho² Russell, Wimberley, Texas, and Mary Catherine Russell, Willitz, Calif.; and two great-grandchildren.
Memorials can be made to Home Health Services, 530 16th Ave. NW, Ardmore, OK 73401.
Services are under the direction of Craddock Funeral Home.
Amanda Mae Glenn Furrh
RUBOTTOM ‹ Graveside services for Amanda Mae Glenn Furrh, 88, Taft, Calif., will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Rubottom Cemetery with the Rev . Mike Williams officiating.
Born March 30, 1910, at Texas to James and Ophelia Black Denham, she died July 16, 1998, at a Taft hospital. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Fred Glenn; her second husband, Coleman Furrh; and a son, Clyde Glenn.
Mrs. Furrh had been a resident of California for more than 40 years. She was a homemaker and a member of the Rubuttom Baptist Church.
Survivors include four sons, James Glenn, of Courtney, Charles Glenn, Kerman, Calif., and Everett and Wesley Furrh, Taft; two daughters, Hazel Hough, Taft, and Marie Norvell Holden, Reedley, Calif.; two brothers, M.D. Denham, Madera, Calif., and Oscar Denham, Fowler, Calif.; one sister, Maudie King, Fresno, Calif.; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Services are under the direction of Kennedy Funeral Home.
Willa Ganelle Young
Services for Willa Ganelle Young are pending at Griffin-Kennedy-Watts Funeral Home.
Born April 28, 1908, at Yantis, Texas, she died July 17, 1998, at her Lone Grove residence.
Survivors include two sisters, Ruth Young, Lone Grove, and Sidelle Bratcher, Norman; and two brothers, Robert L. Young, Duncan, and W.O. Young, Durant.
Davey Dalton Dark
SULPHUR ‹ Graveside rites for Davey Dalton Dark, 67, will be 2 p.m. Monday at Oaklawn Cemetery with the Rev. James Swain officiating. Military rites will be conducted by Desert Storm Post 11194, Konawa.
Born Aug. 12, 1930, at Comanche to Charles Forrest and Myrtle B. Calame Dark, he died July 17, 1998, at Norman. He was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Wayne Dark, and one sister Myrtle Modene Montgomery.
Dark grew up in Sulphur, graduating from Sulphur High School in 1947. He entered the U.S. Army in 1947. He served two tours of duty in Korea and two tours of duty in Viet Nam, receiving two commendation medals. He retired with the rank of master sergeant in 1967. Dark was a Baptist and a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Survivors include two brothers, Robert, of Norman, and John W., Lone Grove; and one sister, Norma Lee Wright, Carrollton, Texas.
Services are under the direction of Clagg Funeral Home.
Jimmy Darrell Yandell
MILBURN ‹ Services for Jimmy Darrell Yandell, 53, will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the First Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Condom Grove Cemetery.
Born Feb. 12, 1945, at Boggy Depot to William and Melvina Carter Yandell, he died July 18, 1998, at an Ardmore hospital.
He was a member of the Church of God.
Survivors include one sister, Lola Rowland, Milburn; and three brothers, William, of the home, and Arthur and Leroy, both Ennis, Texas.
Services are under the direction of Smith Funeral Home.
Margie Revenia Brixey
WEWOKA ‹ Services for Margie Revenia Brixey, 76, Ardmore, will be 10 a.m. Monday at Stout Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Kelos Walker officiating. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery.
Born Aug. 17, 1921, at Bristow to John H. and Elma Rose Barnes Richardson, she died July 16, 1998, at a local hospital.
Mrs. Brixey moved to Wewoka in 1925 and attended Wewoka schools. She married Arvo Brixey on March 23, 1938, at Wewoka. The couple moved to Ardmore in 1966, where she remained until her death. She was a member of the Rebekah Lodge No. 43, Wewoka.
Survivors include her husband, of the home; two sisters, Dorothy Davis, Wewoka, and Nancy Watson, Oklahoma City; five brothers, Harold Richardson, Shawnee, Donald Richardson, Oklahoma City, Billy Bob Richardson, Ardmore, Jack Richardson, Tenkiller, and Roger Richardson, Sacramento, Calif.
Bearers are Richard Bradley, Eddie Thatcher, Johnny Richardson, Terry Richardson, Mike Richardson and Bobby Richardson.
Honorary bearers are David Payne, Patricia John and Jessie Simeniza.
RYAN ‹ Services for Nadine Brown, 82, are pending with Grantham-Worley Funeral Home.
Mrs. Brown died July 17, 1998, at Rochester, Minn.
Adeltha D. Anderson
ROFF -- Services for Adeltha Dee Anderson will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Roff United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jim Adams officiating. Interment will be at East Hill Cemetery under the direction of Clagg Funeral Home.
Mrs. Anderson died Aug. 9, 1998, in Ada. She was born Oct. 1, 1931, at Waterbury, Vt., to Guy and Rena Kittredge.
Reared in Vermont, she lived in California until 1972 when she moved to Roff where she worked for the city 16 years and served as city treasurer. She was a member of the chamber of commerce and Roff United Methodist Church, serving as treasurer and district president, among other offices. She was named Citizen of the Year in 1994.
She and Valter Vernon Anderson July 19, 1955, at Reno, Nev. He preceded her in death, as did a sister, Lucy, and brother, Bud.
Survivors include a son, Vernon G., Tracy, Calif.; daughter, Ruby J. Anderson, Freemont, Calif.; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Memorials may be made to Roff United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 94, Roff, OK 74865.
Bearers will be Steve and Jay J. Burrows, Don Boatwright, Ron Crawford, Bow Catlett and Muriel D. Phillips. Honorary bearers are Paul Young, Thurman Stephens, Edd Tingle, Buddy Neal and Bob Hatch.
MARIETTA -- Graveside rites for Lee Blackburn, 76, were at 2 p.m. today at Lakeview Cemetery with the Rev. Daniel Gaither officiating.
Blackburn died Aug. 9, 1998, in the local hospital. He was born March 24, 1922.
A resident of Love County most of his life, he served in the Army and was a local fruit and vegetable vendor. He was a member of Rose Assembly of Church. He married Nettie Miller Oct. 11, 1958, in Marietta. She preceded him in death Sept. 27, 1990. He and Ruth Hughes were married Dec. 18, 1992. She died April 24, 1995.
Survivors include three stepsons, Willie Hughes Jr., Seminole, Arthur and Bobby Hughes, Shawnee; a stepdaughter, Betty J. Holman, Bakersfield, Calif.; 27 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.
Stepsons will serve as honorary bearers.
Kennedy Funeral Home will direct services.
Evelyn B. Branham
SULPHUR -- Services for Evelyn B. Branham, 80, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Clagg Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Harwood Rowe officiating. Interment will be at Green Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Branham died Aug. 9, 1998, in Harrah. She was born Sept. 15, 1917, at Lick Creek, Ky., to William L. and Ida Brown Brown.
Reared at White Oak, Ky., she married Charles Branham June 22, 1982, in Oklahoma City, and had lived in Sulphur since the early 1980s.
Survivors include her husband, of the home; a son, Ralph, Davis; sister, Mollie Powell, Eaton, Ohio; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.