Deborah K. Stephens
SULPHUR -- Services for Deborah Kay Stephens, 39, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Cowley-Krien Funeral Home with the Rev. Jimmy Brown officiating. Interment will be at Drake Cemetery.
Mrs. Stephens died Jan. 11, 1999, at her home. She was born July 21, 1959, at Coffeyville, Kan., to Johnnie and Janice Nickle Brown.
She moved from southern California to Sulphur in 1971, returned to California then moved back to Sulphur in 1978. She was a correctional officer.
Survivors include two sons, Jason and Matthew; and two daughters, Jamie Stephens and Amber Billings, all of Sulphur; two brothers, Bill Nickle, California, and John Ruark, Oklahoma City; and two grandchildren.
Bearers will be Thomas Weldman, Jimmy Brown, David Sweetman, Jeff Sanders, Robert and Ernie Graves.
Pearl Stone Whatley
DAVIS -- Services for Pearl Stone Whatley will be 2 p.m. today at Fox Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Finis Steelman officiating. Interment will follow at Green Hill Cemetery.
Born Jan. 15, 1915, at Lexington to Andy and Jettie Willis Cox, she died Jan. 14, 1999, at Ardmore. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Chester Stone and Cecil Whatley; one son, Calvin Stone; three sisters, Ruby Greeson, Velma Kilmer and Juanita Kilmer; and one granddaughter.
Survivors include six daughters, Wiltse Armstrong, Harrison, Mich., Tanna Sanders and Portia Warren, Davis, Lanna Jones, Wynnewood, Dixie Finley, Oklahoma City, Charlotte Hess, Chickasha; one son, Billy Wayne Whatley, Davis; two sisters, Margaret Calahan, Patterson, Calif., and Edna Thompson, Chandler, Ariz., 17 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren.
Bearers are sons-in-law.
Eliza Jane Mose
McMILLIAN -- Graveside rites for Eliza Jane Mose were 2 p.m. Saturday at McMillian Cemetery with Jimmy Royal officiating.
Born Jan. 10, 1913, at Reagan to Allen and Icy Wilson Brown, she died Jan. 14, 1999, at Tishomingo. She married Vernon Mose on March 7, 1942, at Madill. He preceded her in death in 1989. She was also preceded in death by one sister, Pearl Carolyn Wilson Keel; and one brother, Cyrus Mose Wilson.
Mrs. Mose had lived in Ardmore since 1990, moving from McMillian. She was a homemaker and a member of the Pickens Baptist Church.
Survivors include nieces and nephews.
Services are under the direction of Craddock Funeral HOme.
TISHOMINGO -- Services for Eugene Teel, 81, will be 1 p.m. Monday at the Assembly of God Church with the Rev. Robert Yandell officiating. Interment follows at Byrds Prairie Cemetery, Tupelo.
Born Aug. 6, 1917, at Centrahoma to Robert Lee and Bertha Brannon Teel, he died Jan. 15, 1999, at Tishomingo. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Willie, Delmas and Otto Teal; and three sisters, Zelma Turner, Lille Dodd and Jewel Anderson.
He married Evelena Johnson on Jan. 5, 1946, at Coalgate. Teel was an INCA weatherization program engineer.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; five sons, Robert Teel, Oklahoma City, Ted Teel, Fort Worth, Texas, Ronald Teel and Edwin Teel, both Tishomingo, and Terry Teel, Ardmore; one sister, Clora Young, Hemet, Calif.; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services are under the direction of Corbin Funeral Home.
Doil Burton Summerville
Services for Doil Burton Summerville, 66, Lone Grove will be 10 a.m. Monday at Griffin-Kennedy-Watts Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. LeRoy Holman officiating. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery.
Born Aug. 19, 1932, at Lakeview, Texas, to Burt and Gladys Summerville, he died Jan. 16, 1999, at the local hospital. He was preceded in death by a brother, Tommy Summerville.
Summerville married Hazel Faught Jan. 20, 1951, at McCaulley, Texas. He had lived in the Lone Grove area since 1994, coming from Dalhart, Texas. He attended the Maranatha Freewill Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; one son, Ronald Summerville, Irving, Texas; five daughters Debra Clark, Perkins, Kathy Worley and Pam Lemley, both Ardmore, Donna Weber, Marshall and Patty Snow, Lone Grove; one brother, Dwayne "Pete" Summerville, Grandbury, Texas; one cousin, Jimmy Shieldknight, Spearman, Texas; and 16 grandchildren.
Bearers are John Worley, Tommy Lemley, Gary and Anthony Snow, Terry Weber, Mike Worley, Jesse Weaver and Patrick Clark. Honorary bearer is Kyle Summerville.
Jimmy Dale Webb
ROFF -- Graveside rites for Jimmy Dale Webb, 68, will be 2 p.m. Monday at East Hill Cemetery with Don Ellis officiating.
Born Oct. 16, 1930, at Fitzhugh to Comer Haskell and Dema Alice Killan Webb, he died Jan. 15, 1999, at Ada. He was preceded in death by a sister, Kay Brassfield.
Webb was a retired carpenter. He had lived in the area all of his life and delivered meals to senior citizens at Roff. He attended school at Fitzhugh. Webb was an United States Air Force veteran.
Survivors include three brothers, Richard and Phillip Webb, both Fitzhugh, and Wylie Webb, Ada; and two sisters, Barbara Morgan, Ardmore, and Margaret Lackey, Roff.
Services are under the direction of Clagg Funeral Home,
Troy Dale Farris
MARIETTA -- Graveside rites for Troy Dale Farris will be 2 p.m. Monday at Lakeview Cemetery with Ray Hilliard officiating.
Born Feb. 26, 1962, at Fort Worth, Texas, to Tommy Joe and Arlene Rhody Farris, he died Jan. 13, 1999, at Huntsville, Texas.
Survivors include his wife, Tina McIntire, Fort Worth; one son, Troy Farris Jr., Beaumont, Texas; stepdaughter, Jade McIntire, Fort Worth; mother, Marietta; father, Reno, Texas; one brother, Joe Farris, Marietta; and one sister, Cynthia Watts, Springtown, Texas.
Services are under the direction of Craddock Funeral Home.
HEALDTON -- Services for Allene Coulter, 95, will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Reser Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Russell Cheatham officiating. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Ardmore.
Mrs. Coulter died Jan. 15, 1999, in an Ardmore health care facility after an extended illness. She was born Aug. 13, 1903, in Marlow.
She graduated from Central State University and was a teacher at Santa Fe. She married Nat Coulter April 3, 1927, at Marlow and lived in several towns following his oil field work. Her husband preceded her in death Oct. 13, 1972.
She is survived a son, Don A., Longwood, Fla.; and two grandchildren.
William 'Bill' Lumpkin Sr.
Services for William "Bill" Lumpkin Sr. are pending from Griffin-Kennedy-Watts Funeral Home. He died Jan. 18, 1999, in a local health care facility.
Survivors include his wife, Erma Louise, of the home; two sons, Bill Jr. and Harold, both of Ardmore; a daughter, Nancy Klingsick, Amarillo, Texas; two sisters, Lillian Somerville, Ardmore, and Laura Saner, Oklahoma City; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Gladys Marie Pelton
Graveside services for Gladys Marie Pelton will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Rose Hill Cemetery with the Rev. M.E. Dickenson officiating.
Mrs. Pelton was born April 11, 1920, in Ardmore, to Charles and Virginia Cordelia Ross Pelton. She died Jan. 18, 1999, in the local hospital.
Mrs. Pelton had lived in the Ardmore area all her life and retired from Daube's Department Store as a sales clerk after 46 years of service.
She is survived by a niece and her husband, Carol and Richard Epperson, of the home; a nephew, Dennis Pelton of Wilson; two great-nephews, Adam Epperson of Ardmore, and John Epperson of Sherman, Texas; a great-niece, Rikita Morris of Baum; and several other nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by a niece and her daughters, Joyce, Julie, Suzie Fitchenau in December of 1972; and five brothers, Jim, Carroll, Charles, Hubert and Raymond Pelton.
Craddock Funeral Home will direct services.
Prescilla A. Wilson
Graveside rites for Prescilla Ann Wilson were at 11 a.m. today at Clearview Cemetery with Samuel L. Jackson officiating.
Mrs. Wilson died Jan. 15, 1999, in the local hospital. She was born Dec. 16, 1955, in Ardmore, to Arizona Wilson.
She was a lifetime resident of Ardmore and a member of East Main Church of Christ.
She is survived by her mother, Arizona; two daughters, Valorie E. Wilson, Tulsa, and Dinisha C. Wilson; a sister, Dinisha D. Wilson, Oklahoma City; a brother, Charlie Wilkins; and four grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Heart-to-Heart Foundation, P.O. Box 1163, Ardmore, Okla. 73401.
Ragsdale-Grant and Sons Mortuary directed services.
Christine B. Carson
DAVIS -- Services for Christine B. Carson, 78, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Davis First Baptist Church with the Rev. Finis Steelman officiating. Interment will be at Green Hill Cemetery under the direction of Aaron-Krien Funeral Home.
Mrs. Carson died Jan. 18, 1999, in Davis. She was born June 30, 1920, at Glenn, to Hobart M. and Ethel Trail Baxter.
Reared in Graham and Fox, she moved to Salem, Ill., in 1939, to New Mexico in 1954, to the Austin, Texas, area before moving to Davis in the 1970s. She was a Baptist and member of Eastern Star. She married Wendell Waters Dec. 24, 1937, at Wynnewood. He died in 1962. She and Lewis Carson were married Sept. 3, 1967, at Kennedy. He died in 1969.
She is survived by a daughter, Carole Shirey, Austin, Texas; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. She was also preceded by a sister, Katherine LeCrone; brother, James Baxter; and daughter, Linda M. Phillips.
Lucinda M. Williams
TISHOMINGO -- Services for Lucinda Mae Williams will be at 1 p.m. today at Tishomingo First Baptist Church with the Rev. Vincent Stephens officiating. Interment will be at Holly Springs Cemetery in Fillmore.
Mrs. Williams died Jan. 13, 1999, at her residence. She was born May 5, 1910, at Fillmore, to Alfred and Charlotte Harkins.
She was a lifetime resident of Fillmore and Tishomingo and was a member of C.M.E. Methodist Church, and later attended First Baptist Church. She married Ambry Williams in March 1933, at Tishomingo. He preceded her in death in 1986.
Survivors include two sons, Clarence, Highlands Ranch, Colo., and Alford, Decatur, Ill.; two daughters, Margaret Hampton and Barbara Daniels, Rodeo, Calif.; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Ragsdale-Grant and Sons Mortuary will direct services.
Winston 'Buddy' Hughes
MARIETTA -- Funeral services for Winston "Buddy" Hughes will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20, 1999, at First Baptist Church. The Rev. Tommy Higle, the Rev. Steve Gardner and Bro. Daniel Gaither will officiate. Interment will be at Lakeview Cemetery.
Mr. Hughes was born Sept. 22, 1926, in Love County, Okla., to Robert Hughes Sr. and Juanita Embry Hughes. He passed away Sunday afternoon, Jan. 17, 1999, at his residence, at the age of 72 years, three months and 25 days.
Mr. Hughes lived all his life in Love County. He married Christine Robinson on Nov. 25, 1947, at Gainesville, Texas. He was a self-employed bulldozer operator. He attended First Baptist Church of Marietta. He enjoyed playing dominoes and played several musical instruments, appearing with his fiddle and guitar at gatherings such as Marietta's annual Frontier Days contests, street dances, VFW Halls, as well as Wilson and Ringling benefits. Mr. Hughes was preceded in death by his father, Robert Hughes Sr., in 1964; his mother, Juanita Hughes, in 1991; a daughter, Mary Ruth Hughes, in 1955; a son, Johnny Lee Hughes, in 1960; and brother, Leonard Hughes, in 1962.
Survivors include his wife, Christine, of the home; two sons and daughters-in-law, Winston "Dumpy" and LaDonna Hughes, Healdton, Eddie and Jennifer Hughes, Marietta; four daughters and sons-in-law, Sherry Whitmore, Marietta, Margie and Gary Vineyard, Mannsville, Neda Grace and Dana Wilson, and Christy and Lonnie Cavitt Jr., Marietta; three brothers, Austin Hughes and Robert Hughes Jr., Marietta, and Ernest Hughes, Madill; four sisters, Estlena Stuckey, Madill, Genita Goddard, Oklahoma City, Ruby Owens and Dorothy Clifton, Marietta; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Eric Hughes, Adam Hughes, Charlie Hughes, Paul Riley, Jackie Bean and Dale Lay. Honorary bearers are R.F. Dees, Earl Danker, Buddy Powell, Eddie Hughes, Jr., Willard Burton, Richard Cain and Willard Willis.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at Kennedy Funeral Home.