Calvin L. Burroughs
SULPHUR -- Services for Calvin Lewis Burroughs, 74, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Clagg Chapel. Interment will be at Oaklawn Cemetery.
Born July 13, 1923, at Cauthron, Ark., to Alfred and Mathey Larimore Burroughs, he died Feb. 6, 1998, in Ardmore.
Reared in eastern Oklahoma, he lived in several states, including Illinois, where he worked for the Caterpillar Co., and Texas before returning to Oklahoma to work for the state highway department. He married Lorene McDonald in 1978. She preceded him in death Sept. 22, 1991.
Survivors include four stepdaughters, Jessie Welborn, Patricia Skipworth, Gladys Cass and Mamie Eddy; two stepsons, Harold and John McDonald; a brother, Clem Burroughs, Heavener; and two sisters, Leida Cook, Mammoth Springs, Ark., and Evelyn Webb, Midwest City. He was also preceded in death by a brother, George.
Reldon R. Noah Jr.
MADILL -- Services for Reldon Ray Noah Jr., 76, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Watts Memorial Chapel with Lyndol Adams and Buster Noah officiating. Interment will be at Woodberry Forest Cemetery.
Noah died Feb. 7, 1998, in the Ardmore hospital. He was born Oct. 3, 1921, at Powell.
Reared in the Marshall and Johnston counties, he married Audra Oteka Honea July 9, 1965, at DeSoto, Miss., and lived in Norman before he returned to Madill in 1964. He was presented two Bronze Stars and two Purple Hearts while serving in the Army during World War II. He was a member of American Legion, Kingston Lodge and Veterans of Foreign War.
Survivors include a son, Philip R., Norman; two daughters, Brenda D. Noah, Oklahoma City, and Janet G. Farmer, Norman; two brothers, David, Kansas City, Mo., and Odell, Dallas; and eight grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife on Aug. 28, 1997; a son, Timothy; and four brothers, T.J., Virgil, Winston and Truman.
Bearers will be Richard Riedman, Jim Roberson, Shane Rhea, Dustin, Dickey and Philip Noah II.
Joyce M. West
SULPHUR -- Services for Joyce Marie West, 63, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Calvary Baptist Church with the Rev. James Swain officiating. Interment will be at Oaklawn Cemetery.
Mrs. West died Feb. 7, 1998, in Sulphur. She was born July 16, 1934, in St. Louis, to Omer H. and Desrah F. Decker Hulsey.
Reared in St. Louis and Duncan, she married Bill West April 15, 1951, at Wichita Falls, Texas, and lived numerous places before she retired from Olin Mills Studio, after 16 years of service, and moved to Sulphur in 1983. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary and lifetime member of Take Off Pounds Sensibly.
Survivors include her husband, of the home; a daughter, Brenda Trueblood, Midwest City; a son, Edwin, Oklahoma City; a brother, Bob Hulsey Moore; three sisters, Mary Perry, Norman, Glenda Bacon, Johnson City, Tenn., and Nelda Wood, Chickasha; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, Wade in 1963, and Leon Jr. in 1997; a grandson; two sisters, Melva Bryant and Veneta McGuire; and a brother, Noel Hulsey.
Bearers will be David Pittman, Dale Roberts, Bob McCarley, Cliff Hawkins, Charles Tingle and Hubert Cops.
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association or the Heart Association.
Clagg Funeral Home will direct services.
Robert A. Jordan
LONE CEDAR -- Graveside rites for Robert Andrew Jordan, 71, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Lone Cedar Cemetery with the Rev. Willard McCartney Jr. officiating.
Jordan died Feb. 7, 1998, in Ardmore. He was born Aug. 29, 1926, in Kensington, N.H., to Alfred and Grace I. Wilbur Jordan.
Reared in New Hampshire, he moved to Gene Autry in 1949 and worked at Dolese from then until 1961, was a service technician for Hicks in Sulphur until 1981, then worked at the Dougherty water treatment plant until 1988. He was an Army veteran of World War II and member of Dougherty First Baptist Church. He and Aline Carter were married June 10, 1950, at Sulphur. She preceded him in death Nov. 14, 1997.
Survivors include three sons, Robert, Bethel Acres, Sidney, Chickasha, and Joe, Dougherty; two brothers, Paul and Herbert, both of New Hampshire; two sisters, Margie Mitchell and Mildred Cutter, both of New Hampshire; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by nine brothers and sisters.
Bearers will be Rusty, Ronnie, Tommy and Tracy Carter, Davey and David Dill.
Andrew J. Swinney Jr.
OVERBROOK -- Services for Andrew J. Swinney Jr., 85, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at McAlister Cemetery with the Revs. Claude Williams and James King officiating.
Swinney died Feb. 7, 1998, at his home. He was born March 12, 1912, at Overbrook, to Andrew J. and Ada B. Crumb Swinney.
Married to Velma Frances Fox Dec. 28, 1931, in Love County, he worked for Wilson and Company in Oklahoma City 28 years before he retired. He maintained a home at Marsden most of his life and was a member of Marsden Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by a son, Doyle, in 1996; a brother; and sister.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; a daughter, Christine Nabors, Marsden; a brother, Hershel, Tribbey; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Bearers will be Charles and Bobby Campbell, Alan, Marty, Doug and Audie Swinney.
Kennedy Funeral Home, Marietta, will direct services.
Allen E. 'Buddy' Holt Jr.
Funeral services for Allen Edward "Buddy" Holt Jr., 55, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home Chapel conducted by the Rev. Don Clark. Burial will follow at Lakeview Cemetery in Marietta.
Holt, the son of A.E. "Red," and Jean Hagan Holt, was born June 17, 1943, in Ardmore. He died Sunday, Feb. 7, 1999, at Mercy Memorial Health Center after an illness.
A graduate of Dickson High School, he had lived in Garland, Texas, the past 35 years, moving there from Ardmore. He was a member of Garland Baptist Church. He was an auto mechanic and CB radio enthusiast. His handle was "Cannon Ball."
Survivors include his wife, Helen, Garland; a son, Michael Allen Holt, and grandson, Michael Allen Holt II, Lone Grove; his mother, Jean Holt, Ardmore; two sisters, Carolyn Lewis, Ardmore, and Ann "Pat" Johnson, Lone Grove; and brother, John Holt, also Ardmore. He was preceded in death by his father, A.E. "Red" Holt; and two sisters, Gail Holt and Evelyn St. Clair.
Serving as bearers will be Tommy Jacobs, Waylan Morris, Dewayne St. Clair, Mike Holt, Mark LaFerr and Richard Blankenship.
Memorials may be made to the Baptist Children's Home, Madill.
Jerry D. Lairson
SULPHUR -- Services for Jerry Dean Lairson, 56, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Cowley-Krien Funeral Home with the Rev. Randy Chapman officiating. Interment will follow at Lexington Cemetery.
Lairson died Feb. 6, 1999, at his home in Sulphur. He was born Sept. 17, 1942, at Lexington, to Silas B. and Maudie Van Winkle Lairson.
He moved to California as a teen and lived in Norman, Wayne and Davis before moving to Sulphur in 1990. He and Vivian Mize were married May 21, 1966, at Noble. He was a butcher and market manager.
Survivors include two daughters, Sherry Lee, Pauls Valley, and Hollie Copeland, Sulphur; a brother, Charles, Lexington; five sisters, Wanda Draughn, Norman, Betty Williams, Shawnee, Ruby Lyle, Oklahoma City, Sue McGehee and Velma Vault, Lexington; and two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister, Ruth Wilkens.
Bearers will be Ricky Roady, Allen Joslin, Gary Dobbins, Devin Draughn, Troy and Tony Lairson. Adrean Davison is honorary bearer.
Trevor J. Trammell
ORR -- Graveside services for Trevor James Trammell, 5-month-old son of Jeff and Jenny Trammell, will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Orr Cemetery with the Rev. Gene Dobson officiating.
The baby died Feb. 6, 1999, at his home. He was born Sept. 28, 1998, in Ardmore.
In addition to his parents of Ardmore, survivors include a sister, Casey Trammell, Leon; four brothers, Alan D., Leon, Dustin D., Justin D. and Colton D., all of the home; and grandparents, Ronnie and Vicki Acox, Dale and Linda Eubanks and Brownie White, all of Ringling.
Bearers will be Rodney Eubanks, Ronnie Acox II, Scotty and David Trammell. Honorary bearer is Chuckie Acox.
Alexander Funeral Home, Ringling, will direct services.
Arvo M. Brixey
WEWOKA -- Services for Arvo M. Brixey, Ardmore, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Stout Funeral Home in Wewoka with the Rev. Kelos Walker officiating. Interment will be at Oakwood Cemetery.
Brixey, 84, died Feb. 7, 1999, at his home in Ardmore. He was born Oct. 5, 1914, at Hickory Grove, to Oliver and Minnie King Brixey.
He married Marjorie Richardson March 23, 1938, at Wewoka where they lived for many years. He was retired from Conoco Oil Co. He was preceded in death by his wife in July 1998; and a brother, Yuless.
He is survived by a brother, J.O., San Diego, Calif.
Bunice L. 'Buddy' Fuller
RATLIFF CITY -- Services for Bunice L. "Buddy" Fuller, Countyline, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church with the Revs. John Harris and Dwight Hawkins officiating. Interment will be at Ratliff City Cemetery.
Fuller died Feb. 6, 1999, in Healdton. He was born Dec. 5, 1920, in Mayfield, Ky., to Lubie and Alma Fuller.
He married Atlina Whitington May 4, 1942, at Portageville, Mo., and was a veteran of the Army. He was owner/operator of Buddy's Grocery in Countyline until 1996.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; four daughters, Linda Tivis, Pruitt City, Ann McCaslin, Healdton, Phyllis Arington, Hugoton, Kan., and Brenda Shifflett, Velma; three sons, Butch, Lawton, Danny and Gerald, Medicine Park; two brothers, Doyle and J.T., Elwood, Ind.; 15 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; He was preceded in death by two brothers; and a great-granddaughter.
Bearers will be Cary D. Tivis, Jason Arington, Mike Johnston, Brandon Wright, Lee Hudson and Jackie Slate.
Milburn Funeral Home will direct services.
Vesta P. Latimer
DAVIS -- Services for Vesta Pearl Latimer, 85, Ardmore, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church in Davis with the Rev. Lin Jones officiating. Interment will be at Wynnewood Cemetery under the direction of Krien Funeral Home.
Mrs. Latimer died Feb. 6, 1999 in the Ardmore hospital after an extended illness. She was born Aug. 12, 1913, at Wynnewood View, to John T. and Maude Suttle Noland.
Married to O.W. "Mike" Latimer in 1940, she had lived in the Wynnewood area all her life before moving to Ardmore five years ago. She was a homemaker and a member and teacher at Hickory Baptist Church.
Survivors include eight children, Carlma Holder, National City, Calif., John Latimer, Olympia, Wash., Sandra Corbett, Thackerville, Steve Latimer, Seagoville, Texas, Ken Remy and Marilyn Edwards, Ardmore, Dennis Latimer and Becky Latimer, Oklahoma City; two brothers, Virgil and Dale Noland, Davis; two sisters, Ruby Kennedy, Wynnewood, and June Cobb, Shawnee; 26 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband; seven grandchildren; two brothers, Earl and Jack Noland; and two sisters, Velma Watson and Ada Lancaster.
Bearers will be grandsons Randy Remy, Craig and Steven Latimer Jr., Vince Edwards, Kevin Corbett and Ray Arnold. Honorary bearers are Ryan and Brad Edwards, Joseph Latimer, J.C. Corbett, Jason Grant and Dustin Rollings.
Faye 'Parr' Bailey
WILSON -- Graveside funeral services for Faye Rene 'Parr' Bailey, 77, Ardmore, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Reck Cemetery with Lloyd T. Bailey officiating.
Mrs. Bailey died Feb. 6, 1999, at the Irving Baylor Medical Center, Irving, Texas. She was born Jan. 26, 1922, south of Wilson, to William J. and Margaret Ruth "Qualls" Parr.
Raised in the Wilson area, the lifelong resident married Mackie DeRoy Bailey in 1938, at Wilson. He preceded her in death on July 4, 1980. Shortly after his death she moved to Ardmore where she was employed by K-Mart and later as a desk clerk at Best Western. For the past three months she had lived with a daughter in Fort Worth, Texas. She was also preceded by both her parents, her father, on Sept. 19, 1970; and mother, June 18, 1998.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Jody and Roger Edming, Fort Worth; a granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Sheree and David Norman, and grandson, John Michael Norman, all of Ardmore; three brothers, Kerby Parr, also Ardmore, Bill Parr of Ada, and Bobby Parr of Portland, Ore.
Bearers will be John Mayo, Phillip Herr, Richard Boone, Chuck Rossiter, David Norman and Kenneth Hensley. Honorary bearer is John Michael Norman.
Alexander Funeral Home, Wilson, will direct services.
Alma M. Morrison
Services for Alma Mae Morrison, 102, will be at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Harvey-Douglas Chapel with the Rev. Terry Tolbert officiating. Interment will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Mrs. Morrison died Feb. 6, 1999 in a local health care facility. She was born to Wesley and Mattie Bowlinger Williams on Aug. 19, 1896, in Buffalo, Texas.
She married Bruce Morrison Oct. 29, 1916, in Tribey, and had lived in Ardmore since the late '70's, moving here from Canon City, Colo. where she and her husband were motel owners/operators. She was a member of Northwest Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband Aug. 4, 1992; and a brother, Alvin.
She is survived by a sister, Winnie Southard of California.
Bearers will be Ron Kyker, Mark A. Newman, Jay M. Newman, Gary Simmons and Gene Conway.