Robert Edward Lott
MARIETTA -- Services for Robert Edward Lott, 66, Ardmore, will be 2 p.m. Monday at Kennedy Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Steve Gardner officiating. Interment will follow at Rubottom Cemetery.
Born Oct. 23, 1932, to Allen to Hancel and Bertha Jewel Hartsfield Lott, he died Jan. 2, 1999, at his residence. He was preceded in death by a brother, Don Lott on July 7, 1998.
Lott had lived in Ardmore since 1992, moving from Dallas. He married Betty Robertson. Lott served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He worked in construction and carpentry. He was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; one son, David Lott, Leon; one daughter, Sharon Lynn Kelly, Rubottom; three brothers, Jack Lott, Phoenix, Harold Lott, Lebanon, and Jim Lott, Marietta; two sisters, Francile Robertson, Ardmore, and JoAnn Robertson, Burneyville; and nine grandchildren.
Bearers are brothers and nephews.
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.
Mary Ann Allen
SULPHUR -- Services for Mary Ann Allen, 85, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Clagg Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Robert Green officiating. Interment will be at Troy Cemetery.
Mrs. Allen died Jan. 4, 1999, in Oklahoma City. She was born Nov. 22, 1913, at Mill Creek, to Walter and Mamie Kushatomby Seeley.
Reared in the Mill Creek area, she married Lloyd Allen in 1947 in Sulphur and moved to Oklahoma City in the early 1950s. She was a former laundry employee and member of Mary Lee Clark Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1969; a son, Glenn, in 1990; and three brothers, Walton, Joe and Leon Seeley.
Bearers will be Scott Allen, Benji Sartors, Mark and Chris Moody, Chuck Beliefeuille and Dewayne Vititow.
SULPHUR -- Services for Vera Kirby, 92, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Cowley-Krien Chapel with the Rev. John Curtis officiating. Interment will be at Drake Cemetery.
Mrs. Kirby died Jan. 4, 1999, in the Ardmore hospital. She was born Aug. 14, 1906, at Caddo Creek, to Charlie and Kate Bennett Renegar.
She attended school at Chiggar Hill and Nebo and had lived in the Mill Creek, Nebo and Sulphur areas all her lifve. She married Jack Kirby Dec. 23, 1922, at Madill, and was a homemaker and a Baptist. He preceded her in death April 6, 1963.
Survivors include a son, Charlie, Stratford; three sisters, Ruby Beasley, Sulphur, Thelma Poole, Avenal, Calif., and Charlene Crissey, Garland, Texas; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
Bearers will be Perry Allen, John Colbert, David Pittman, Daymond Cothren, Marion Collins and Horace "Speedy" Reece.
Katsuko 'Sunny' Maas
SULPHUR -- Services for Katsuko "Sunny" Maas, 67, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Cowley-Krien Chapel with the Rev. Joe Campbell officiating. Interment will be private.
Born March 12, 1931, in Fukuoko, Japan, Mrs. Maas died Jan. 5, 1999.
Reared in Fukuoko, she married Clarence F. Maas there Oct. 26, 1951, and moved to America in 1952. They lived in several states before he retired from the military and they moved to Sulphur. She was a homemaker and a Buddhist.
Survivors include her husband, of the home; a brother; and three sisters of Japan.
Willie 'Bill' Porterfield
RINGLING -- Graveside services for Willie "Bill" Porterfield, 87, will be at 2 p.m. today at Ringling Memorial Cemetery with Jack Browder officiating.
Porterfield died Jan. 4, 1999, in a Healdton health care facility. He was born to Henry R. and Ruth Nowlan Porterfield Oct. 13, 1911, in Jefferson County.
He lived on Mud Creek, outside Ringling, all his life and held the state discus throwing record while a student at Claypool High School. He was a former farmer, mechanic, Ringling school bus driver and later owned and operated Porterfield Garage. He and Willie ElMinia Awtery were married Oct. 21, 1935, at Ringling.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; four sons, Ray, Ringling, W.J. Jr., Cartwright, Finley D., Enid, and Richard, of the home; a daughter, Mattie M. Teague, Ardmore; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson. He was preceded in death by a sister, Jewel Stoner Dial; and brother, Barney.
Reser Funeral Home will direct services.
Susie L. Clem
Services for Susie Levina Clem, 91, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Harvey-Douglas Chapel with the Rev. Walt Spradling officiating. Interment will be at Crinerville Cemetery.
Born to Joe and Anna Ryker Lewis April 6, 1907, at Okemah Indian Territory, she died Jan. 4, 1999, in a local health care facility following an extended illness.
She married the Rev. Roy J. Clem May 12, 1925, at Okemah, and had lived in Ardmore since 1980. She was a member of Western Heights Pentecostal Holiness Church and attended CrystalRock Cathedral. Her husband died April 15, 1983.
Survivors include two sons, Bill, Ardmore, and Bob, Stockton, Calif.; two daughters, Mildred Pitts, Carmichael, Calif., and Pat Brawley, Lone Grove; a sister, Fern Lambeth, Okemah; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. She was also preceded by four sisters, Polly McFadden, Clemmie Rice, Joan and Myrtle; a brother, Jurdie Lewis; and a grandson.
Bearers will be Brad and B.J. Riggs, Eric Brawley, Larry, Tim and Richie Clem.
Services for Mary Elnora Pierce, 70, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Leroy Holman officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Olive Cemetery in Healdton.
Mrs. Pierce died Jan. 4, 1999, in an Oklahoma City hospital. She was born to Joe and Gladys Trammell May 6, 1928, at Fox.
She began working at Lincoln Bank and Trust Company when it was founded in 1963 and was executive vice president at the time of her death.
She is survived by sons, Randy, Seminole, Texas, and Rusty, Healdton; a daughter, Deanna Martin, Houston; sisters, Jo Marston and Marlene Maloney, Tulsa, Betty Lowry, Broken Arrow, Leigh Shane, Chicago, EuLeah Hall, Duncan, and Kay Washburn, Conway, Ark.; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by a sister, Dersie Spivey.
Bearers will be Bob Marsden, A.G. Lowry, Tom Maloney, Dewey Hall, Mark Washburn and John Sparks.
Memorials may be made to a charity of choice.
Griffin-Kennedy-Watts Funeral Home will direct services.
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 łthe loves of her life,˛ her three adoring granddaughters, Courtney, Tiffany and Natalie Enderby; and her two łnewest˛ 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 Christ's Haven for Children, P.O. Box 467, Keller, TX 76248.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
Rev. Dr. Don A. Wells
Memorial services for the Rev. Dr. Don Allen Wells, 57, Ionia, Mich., will be at 3 p.m. Sunday in Noble Chapel at First Presbyterian Church in Ardmore with the Rev. Rick Mills officiating. The family will receive friends following the service.
Wells, who died Jan. 6, 1999, was born June 1, 1941, in Ardmore.
He attended the University of the Ozarks, Clarksville, Ark., and graduated from the University of Tulsa in 1963. He was awarded a Master of Divinity degree from San Francisco Theological Seminary in 1966 and a Doctor of Ministry degree from McCormick Theological Seminary in 1984.
He had served Presbyterian churches in California, Scotland, Oklahoma, Kansas, Illinois and Cincinnati, Ohio. At the time of his death, he pastored the Lyons-Muir Federated and Easton United Methodists churches in the Ionia area.
Wells approached life with energy and a sense of humor, and enjoyed extensive travel with his family. In his ministry, he encouraged and modeled a life of personal wholeness, the development of personal God-given talents, and shared community life.
He is survived by his wife, the Rev. Marilyn "Casey" Wells; sons, David Wells, and his friend Jane Zawadowksi, of Chicago, and Kevin Kyle Dreyfuss Wells of Cleveland; his parents, Ken and Martha Harmon Wells of Ardmore; a sister, Kathy Alex De La Rose; niece, Kenna Trevor Guidry; and nephew, Robin Pace, also Ardmore; and friends across the nation.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the ministry of choice or the Bostwick Fund to support seminary scholarships, c/o First Presbyterian Church, 223 Broadway, Ardmore 73401.
Services for Cynthia Houchin, 49, are pending from Griffin-Kennedy-Watts Funeral Home. Mrs. Houchin died Jan. 8, 1999, in a Dallas hospital.
Among her survivors is her husband, Jim, of the home.
Services for Evelyn Williams, 85, are pending from Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home. She died Jan. 7, 1999, in a local health care facility.
Funeral services for James Arlie Stout, 78, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Asbury United Methodist Church with the Rev. Roger Wood officiating.
The son of the late James Harrison and Laura Ada Holt Stout, he was born Sept. 11, 1920, at Holdenville, Okla., and passed away in a local hospital following an extended illness Jan. 6, 1999.
A resident of Ardmore since 1965, moving here from Sulphur, he married the former Audrey Collum in 1941, at Sulphur. He worked for Cooper Dairies and later for Gilt Edge as a wholesale milk deliverer. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; two sons and their wives, Jim and Glenda, and Ben and Jeannie Stout, all of Oklahoma City; a sister, Emily "Shorty" Ballinger of Sulphur; a brother, Joe Stout of Ardmore; four granddaughters, Cheri Stout of Oklahoma City, Holly Stout Grimes of Las Vegas, Nev., Erin Stout Woods and Kelly Stout Thompson both of Oklahoma City; a grandson, Jace Michael Stout, Oklahoma City; and two great-grandchildren, Sawyer Michelle Woods and Parker Phillip Thompson, both of Oklahoma City. He was preceded in death by a brother, Joseph Pershing; and a sister.
Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home will direct services.