Prudence J. Selby
GAINESVILLE, Texas Services for Prudence J. Selby, 69, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 7, 1999, at the Clement-Keel Funeral Home chapel in Gainesville, Texas. Steve Lee, Hillcrest Church of Christ, and Dr. Joel Gregory will officiate. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery.
Mrs. Selby, beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, began her final journey with the Lord on Jan. 4, 1999. She was born to Jesse W. and Vita G. Wilson on March 26, 1929, in Bulcher, Texas.
She married her lifelong partner, Kenneth E. Selby, on Dec. 22, 1950, in Era, Texas. They were married for 45 years when her loving husband preceded her in death in 1995.
Upon receiving her bachelor of science degree in elementary education from North Texas State University, Denton, Texas, in 1950, she began a rewarding career of educating youth that spanned more than 37 years. Twenty-eight years of her career were spent as a sixth-grade instructor at Muenster Public School in Muenster, Texas. She possessed a deeply intense passion for her chosen profession and was rewarded many times for her dedication to educating and enriching the lives of children. She retired from her beloved profession in 1987.
She and Kenneth spent the beginning nine years of their loving marriage residing in Era, Texas, and the remaining 36 years of their shared life together in Muenster, moving there in 1959. She continued to live in Muenster until the time of her departure from this Earth. Throughout her life, her strength and comfort came from her devotion to the Lord and her church. She ws a charter member of Hillcrest Church of Christ in Gainesville for many years.
She is survived and will be greatly missed by her daughter, Kathy Enderby, and her husband, Bill; by ³the loves of her life,² her three adoring granddaughters, Courtney, Tiffany and Natalie Enderby; and her two ³newest² loves, twin great-granddaughters, Makayla and Makenzi Enderby, all of Ardmore. She will be dearly missed by her loving sister, Constance Smith, of Kilgore, Texas; and many nieces, nephews, friends and former students. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her mother and father, and brothers, Dan, Jesse W. and James Wilson.
Pallbearers will be nephews, Greg, Michael and Scott Selby, Denney and Mickey Smith, and family friend, Edgar Dyer.
Memorials may be made to Christıs Haven for Children, P.O. Box 467, Keller, TX 76248.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at the 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.
WYNNEWOOD -- Services for Beadie Readnour were Monday at Eastern Gate Baptist Church with the Rev. Randy Rhea officiating. Interment was at Oaklawn Cemetery under the direction of DeArman Funeral Home.
Mrs. Readnour died Jan. 3, 1998, in Pauls Valley. She was born Aug. 17, 1912, in Garvin County, to E.C. and Sallie Horner.
Reared at Stratford, she married Richard "Dick" Readnour in Pauls Valley and lived there until the death of her husband on Dec. 4, 1983. She then moved to Wynnewood and to Pauls Valley. She was a member of Eastern Gate Baptist Church.
Survivors include three daughters, Bonnie Nelms, Wynnewood, Sharon Williams Ardmore, and Terry Peters, Inola; a brother, Frank Horner, California; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Bearers were Mike Perry, David and Don Mallow, Cletus Dixon, Steven Jolly and James Wolfe. Honorary bearers were J.C. Ensey, Oscar Blankenship and Waymon McElhaney.
Halley T. Brown
TISHOMINGO -- Services for Halley T. Brown, 95, were scheduled for 10 a.m. today at Corbin Chapel with the Rev. Don Tims officiating. Interment was at Troy Cemetery.
Ms. Brown died Jan. 3, 1998, in Tishomingo. She was born Oct. 5, 1902, at Troy, Indian Territory, to Martin and Mammie Brown.
She was a member of Sandy Creek Baptist Church in Filmore. She was preceded in death by four sisters, Rachael, Lena, Julia and Lonie; and a brother, James.
She is survived by nieces and nephews.
Edna Della Leonard
Funeral services for Edna Della Leonard, 81, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 7, 1998, at Harvey-Douglas Funeral Chapel with Dr. Walt Spradling officiating. Interment will follow at Hewitt Cemetery at Wilson.
The daughter of the late Charles Andrew and Myrtle Dellar Ashburn Henley, she was born April 4, 1916, at Wilson, Okla. She passed away Jan. 4, 1998, in a Norman hospital following an extended illness.
Mrs. Leonard had been a resident of Ardmore for more than 30 years before moving to Norman in 1994. She was married to Troy Leonard on Sept. 29, 1934. He preceded her in death March 13, 1964. She was a homemaker and of the Pentecostal faith.
She is survived by a daughter, Rosella Poff of Norman; two sisters, Juanita Foutch of Wilson, and Addie Williams of Ardmore; three grandchildren, Brenda Franks, Cynthia Culberson and Jimmy Dean Poff; six great-grandchildren, Joey Franks, Misty Binkley, Danyelle and Nicole Ward, Jearmey and Brandi Poff; and a great-great-granddaughter, Samara Binkley. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Bessie Cossett; a son, J.D. Leonard; three brothers, Albert, Edgar and William "Bill" Henley; and a sister, Sarah Keith.
Serving as bearers will be Jimmy Poff, Randy Culberson, Dainel Binkley, Jerry Williams, Johnny Henley and Bill Inselman.
Juanita S. Marsh
MADILL -- Services for Juanita Sue Marsh, 73, were scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Watts Memorial Chapel with Ken McCarthick and Milton Murphy officiating. Interment was at Lone Cedar Cemetery.
Mrs. Marsh died Jan. 4, 1998, in a Norman hospital. She was born July 18, 1924, at Bud Young.
She attended school at Dickson and married Elmer Herbert Marsh on May 16, 1942, in Ardmore. She had lived in Norman much of her adult life. She had been a member of Dickson Baptist Church since 1939.
Survivors include her husband, of the home in Norman; three sons, Allen, Kittery, Maine, Rodney, White Sands, N.M., and Kevin, Norman; a daughter, Jackie Barnard, Norman; a sister, Wilma Dezo, Alexandria, Va.; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Nephews served as bearers.
Richard B. Kerr
Services for Richard Benjamin Kerr, 77, were scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Harvey-Douglas Chapel with Roy Hannah officiating. Interment will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Born to James B. and Lillie Ferguson Kerr July 17, 1920, in Ardmore, Kerr died Jan. 4, 1998, in an Oklahoma City hospital.
A resident of the Ardmore area much of his life, he was a civilian employee at Tinker Air Force Base before he retired. He was an Army veteran of World War II and member of Disabled American Veterans. He had lived in Bethany the past 25 years.
He and Joyce Ann Belt were married April 6, 1947, at Gainesville, Texas.
Survivors include his wife of Dickson; two daughters, Lynda Sills, Moore, and Susa Hopper, Grove; three sisters, Anna Campbell, Ardmore, Ethel Pigg, Midwest City, and Bennie Frensley, Midwest City; a brother, R.E., Wayne; and eight grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Marvin; and three sisters, Odessa Millner, Merle Baily and Bertha Ford.
Bearers are J.B. Means, Casey and Zachary Sills, David and Harvey Hopper, and James Kerr.
WAPANUCKA -- Services for Vera Robertson will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Corbin Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be at Rosehill Cemetery.
Mrs. Robertson died Jan. 4, 1998, in Durant. She was born Oct. 5, 1913, at Umpire, Ark., to William N. and Pearl Davis Pate.
She was a beautician and member of Wapanucka Methodist Church.
She is survived by a son, C.D., Wapanucka; two sisters, Ella Reed, Wapanucka, and Mable McNutt, Antlers; and three grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence D. Robertson.
Ozell F. Glazier
LEON -- Graveside rites for Ozell Freida Glazier, 72, will be at 2 p.m. today at Leon Cemetery with the Rev. Paul Countess officiating.
Born April 18, 1926, at Burneyville, to Wesley F. and Annie Reed Glazier, she died Jan. 3, 1999, at Davis.
Reared in the Jimtown area, she graduated from Leon High School and moved to Oklahoma City where she was employed by Dunn and Bradstreet as a computer programmer until her retirement. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Oklahoma City.
She is survived by a sister, Oleta Surface, Wynnewood. She was preceded in death by a brother, Willie Elmer Glazier; and three sisters, Ester Caldwell Fortner, Addie Powers and Hazel Reed Lemons.
Alexander Funeral Home will direct services.