Clara Jane Warden
MILBURN -- Graveside rites for Clara Jane Warden, infant daughter of Steve and Denise Warden, were at 11 a.m. today at Condon Grove Cemetery with the Rev. Kenneth McCarthick officiating.
The baby was born and died Nov. 12, 1998, in Durant.
In addition to her parents, survivors include a sister, Sarah Denise; grandparents, Bill and Barbara Hicks and Dub and Flora Warden; great-grandparents, Herbert and Della Hicks and Clara Warden, all of Tishomingo. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Emily Ann and Abbigail.
Corbin Funeral Home directed services.
Joy L. Hobson
TROY -- Graveside rites for Joy L. Hobson, 82, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Troy Cemetery.
Mrs. Hobson died Nov. 17, 1998, in Tishomingo, where she was born March 4, 1916, to Elmoe and Carrie Turner.
She married Herman Hobson in 1933, in Paris, Texas, and was a former interior decorator-upholsterer. She had lived in Tishomingo 34 years.
Survivors include a daughter, Margie Webb, Cornelius, Ore.; two sisters, Frances Rhoads, Ada, and Lillie Jacobi, Rockport, Texas; and nine grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband; and two sons, Bill and Tom.
Corbin Funeral Home will direct services.
Opal B. Nelson
LINDSAY -- Graveside rites for Opal Bernice Nelson, 76, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Green Hill Cemetery in Lindsay with the Rev. James Swain officiating.
Mrs. Nelson died Nov. 17, 1998, in Sulphur. She was born April 5, 1922, in Lindsay, to Henry B. and Lectie Stephens Wynn.
Reared in the Lindsay area, she married E.L. "Spec" Nelson Jan. 24, 1942, in Lindsay, and moved to Sulphur in 1947. She was formerly employed by the Buckhorn and Rural Water Districts. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, Home Extension Club and Democratic Women. Her husband preceded her in death April 14, 1978.
She is survived by a sister, Sara Webb, Chandler, Ariz.
Clagg Funeral Home will direct services.
Margaret L. Dooley
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Services for former Ardmore resident Margaret Lucille Dooley, 90, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Bartlett-Burdette-Cox Funeral Home in Charleston, W.V.
Mrs. Dooley died Nov. 18, 1998, in Charleston. She was born Oct. 12, 1908.
She was a member of First United Methodist Church while in Ardmore.
Survivors include a stepdaughter, Melanie Smith, Scott Depot, W.V.; brother, Richard Lipford; and sister, Elizabeth Nesselroad, both of Citrus Springs, Fla.; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Larry Wayne Jones
WILSON -- Services for Larry Wayne Jones, 42, New Braunfels, Texas, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Alexander Funeral Home chapel with Brad Buchanan officiating. Interment will follow at Hewitt Cemetery.
Mr. Jones was born on Nov. 26, 1955, in Ardmore, to Milburn Leo Jones and Betty Ann Henson Jones. He departed this life on Nov. 19, 1998, in San Antonio, Texas, at the age of 42 years, 11 months and 23 days.
Larry was raised in Ardmore and attended school at Dickson. At Cooke County College he received a degree in nursing. As a registered nurse, he held positions as director of nursing and administration in both Texas and Oklahoma hospitals. He was an active supporter of AA.
Larry was preceded in death by his mother in 1976; grandfather, Arvel Jones; grandmother, Rose Henson; and nephew, Shane Smith in 1976.
Survivors include his cherished and loving friend, Billy Jo Hargrove, New Braunfels; his father and stepmother, Leo and Nettie Jones; grandmother, Nora Lee; stepbrother, Dean Davis; stepsister, Tina Butler, all of Ardmore; two sisters, Lee Ann Welch, Marietta, and Debbie Smith, Sulphur; nephews, Michael Williamson, Loco, Jeremy Williamson, Mannsville, Chad and Jeff Smith, Sulphur; and niece, Samantha Smith, Sulphur.
Pallbearers will be Jeremy Williamson, Chad Smith, Jeff Smith, Dean Davis, Ronald Renzelman and Michael Williamson.
Nathalie J. Williams
Graveside rites for Nathalie Joyce Williams will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Rose Hill Cemetery with Anson Shuman officiating.
Mrs. Williams was born May 1, 1920, in Ardmore, to Charles and Florence Oliver Rader. She died Nov. 17, 1998, in Edmond.
She married Elvis Williams on Nov. 20, 1938, in Ardmore. She was a nursery attendant at Sunny Mead Baptist Church, Oklahoma City.
Survivors include her husband, of the home; three daughters, Carol Knight, Sacramento, Calif., Barbara Kahnemouii, Carrollton, Texas, Sherry Niavarani, Edmond; a son, Elvis Jr., Edmond; a sister, Charlene Brading, Temple, Texas; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Charles Leonard; and a sister, Corliss Demory.
Craddock Funeral Home will direct services.
Nathan G. York
Services for Nathan G. York are scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, 1998, at Craddock Memorial Chapel with Robert Mitchell officiating. Interment will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery.
Mr. York was born on May 17, 1916, in Clarksville, Texas, to Nathan Leonard and Ethel Arizonia Mote York. He passed this life on Nov. 18, 1998, in a local skilled nursing unit at the age of 82.
He married Carrie Pratt in Wichita, Kan. on Dec. 4, 1942. He was an auto mechanic, having worked at Service Chevrolet in Ada and other places before retiring from Billingsley Ford in Ardmore. He had been a resident of Ardmore since 1975 and was a member of Maxwell Avenue Church of Christ.
He is survived by his wife, Carrie, of the home; a son, David York of Ardmore; a daughter, Virginia Brown of Rush Springs; stepdaughter, Pat Mitchell of Falconhead; stepson, Don Ellis of Ardmore; a sister, Darcie Edmondson of McAllen, Texas; a brother, Lee York of Ardmore; ten grandchildren, Daniel and Kyle York and Greg DeBerry all of Ardmore, Dale DeBerry of Norman, Donna Adams of Wilson, Bobby Ellis and Gail Denney both of Lone Grove, Carrie Sullivan of Marlow, Wayland Brown Jr. of Rush Springs, and Winston Brown of Sterling; and 17 great-grandchildren.
Serving as bearers will be grandsons Daniel and Kyle York, Greg and Dale DeBerry, Butch Adams, Russell Denney ad Bobby Ellis.
Alice L. Glover
TISHOMINGO -- Services for Alice Lorene Glover, 86, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church with the Rev. Kenneth McCarthick officiating. Interment will be at Tishomingo Cemetery under the direction of Smith Funeral Home.
Mrs. Glover died Nov. 19, 1998, in a local health care facility. She was born Oct. 3, 1912, at Bee, to W.E. and Katie McCasland Anderson.
She married Bill E. Glover Aug. 9, 1930, in Bryan County. She worked at the sewing factory in Madill, and was also a seamstress. She was a Baptist.
Survivors include a son, Bill, Tulsa; a daughter, Lavada Marshall, Tishomingo; four brothers, Carroll Anderson, Cedar Hill, Texas, Clifford, Bobby and W.E. Anderson, Tishomingo; a sister, Donnell Davis, McAlester; three grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sisters and five brothers.
Bearers will be Lee Ballard, Oscar Vandeventer, Mike Davies, Stanley, David and Steve Anderson.
Ruth Bradshaw Perry
LOCO -- Services for Ruth Francis Bradshaw Perry were scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Loco Baptist Church with Ted Sutton officiating. Interment will be at Loco Cemetery under the direction of Morehead-Goetz, Comanche.
Mrs. Perry died Nov. 18, 1998, in a Ringling health care facility. She was born May 8, 1914, at Loco, to John and Veta Bradshaw.
She married William David Perry in March of 1936, at Waurika and was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband Feb. 25, 1988; a son, David; and brother, J.B. Bradshaw.
Survivors include a daughter, Jacquita L. Price, Fox; a brother, Harold Bradshaw, Mississippi; two sisters, Exa M. Hamilton, Walters, and Mary Cox, Lone Grove; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Bearers will be Joe Oakman, Mike McMillen, Rusty and Kimberly Price, Donnie Cox and John D. Hamilton.
Carl J. Coble
Services for Carl James Coble, 68, will be 2 p.m. Monday at Griffin-Kennedy-Watts Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. LeRoy Holman officiating. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery.
Born March 28, 1930 at Eldorado, to Walter Emmitt and Vida Coble. He died Nov. 20, 1998 at an Oklahoma City hospital.
Coble lived in southern Oklahoma all of his life and was a retired oil field worker. He married Elizabeth Allen on May 16, 1953 at Ardmore. A veteran, Coble had served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the American Legion and attended the Maranatha Freewill Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; three sons, Tom and Richard, both Ardmore, and Ron, Tulsa; one daughter, Carla Coble Halstead, Tulsa; two brothers, Fletcher, Marietta, and Buddy, Sherman, Texas; two sisters, Iowa Denton, Beaumont, Texas, and Vida Peterman, Oklahoma City; and eight grandchildren.
Bearers are Bo Hayes, Doodle Hodges, Joe Davidson, Ivan Loyd, Bill Page, Jim Rudd and Bud Green.
Alta B. Scott
Services for Alta B. Scott, 90, Lawton, will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. J.O. Howard officiating. Interment will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery.
Born Feb. 2, 1908 at Tishomingo, she died Nov. 21, 1998 at her home. She married Cecil Scott Sept. 18, 1922 at Ardmore. He preceded her in death on July 28, 1965.
Mrs. Scott had been a resident of Lawton since 1951. She had worked for civil service at Fort Sill for many years. She was a member of the Roger's Lane Church of God.
Survivors include two daughters Flossie Holt and Lucille Scott Schenker, both Lawton; two sons, Jack Floyd Scott, Dover, Del., and Bobby Joe Scott, Lawton; one sister, Mammie Phipps, Lawton; eight grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Local arrangements are under the direction of Becker Funeral Home.
Oges Roberts Sr.
Services for Oges Roberts Sr., 71, formerly of Gene Autry, are pending with Kirk-Dawson-Dillard Funeral Home.
Roberts died Nov. 21, 1998 at his Edmond residence.
Survivors include his wife, MaeDell, of the home; four sons, four daughters; four brothers; 29 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Lenia P. "Tinker" Smith
Services for Lenia P. "Tinker" Smith are pending with Craddock Funeral Home.
Born Jan. 12, 1913 at Lone Grove to Wade and Oillie Paschall Morse, she died Nov. 20, 1998 at a local hospital following an extended illness.
Survivors include one daughter, Sharon Morris, Ardmore; one sister, Mae M. Cox, Ardmore; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Betty Jean Reeves
TISHOMINGO -- Services for Ethel Betty Jean Williford Maxey Reeves, Blackwell, will be 11 a.m. Monday at First Church of the Nazarene. Interment will follow at Condon Grove Cemetery.
Born May 10, 1930 at Estelline, Texas to Paul and Ethel Bennett Williford, she died Nov. 19, 1998 at a Blackwell hospital. She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Belinda Kay Spence.
A published song writer, Ms. Reeves was raised in southern Oklahoma. She married S.W. Maxey in 1946 at Grayson County, Texas. They had seven children and were divorced in 1964. In 1965 she married Raymond Reeves. They divorced in 1976.
Survivors include her children, Roy Maxey, Belin, N.M.; Mary Spence, Tishomingo; Robert Maxey, Lahoma; Shirley Pugh, Ponca City; Donna Hase, Anamoose, N.D.; Delora Lewis, Ponca City; and Paula Ayres, Madill; two sisters, Cherry McMichael, Durant, and Sharon Rose Bailey, Harrah; 16 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.
Bearers are grandsons, Clint Spence, Chad Maxey, Bobby Pugh, John Hase, Mark Pugh, and Justin Ayres. Honorary bearers are grandsons, Chris Maxey, Carl Maxey, Donnie Pugh and Fred Hase.
Memorials may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation.
Services are under the direction of Corbin Funeral Home.