Ernestine Lathrop Taylor
Services for Ernestine Lathrop Taylor will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Harvey-Douglas Chapel with Dr. Douglas R. Miller officiating. Interment will be at Rose Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Taylor died March 11, 1997, in a local health care facility. She was born Jan. 15, 1904, at Lehigh, Indian Territory, to Ernest and Sudie M. Carter Purvine.
Reared in Ardmore by her grandparents following the death of her parents, she was employed by the Whiteman-Simpson store, in the Carter County clerk's office and later as a clerk with Daube's Department Store. She married Russell A. Lathrop in 1922 in Ardmore. He preceded her in death Oct. 16, 1960. She and T.A. "Star" Taylor were married June 7, 1968. He died March 29, 1980. She was a member of First Christian Church.
Survivors include three sons, Russell Lathrop, Oklahoma City, Bill Lathrop, Corpus Christi, Texas, and Bob Lathrop, Carrollton, Texas; 14 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. A daughter, Janie Joiner, preceded her in death in 1972.
Bearers will be grandsons Verne Joiner, Mike, Matt, Luke, Russell and Bill Lathrop Jr.
Memorials may be made to First Christian Church.
Margaret M. Maytubby
Services for Margaret Marie Maytubby will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Macedonia Baptist Church with the Rev. T. Clark officiating. Interment will be at Clearview Cemetery under the direction of Ragsdale-Grant and Sons Mortuary.
Mrs. Maytubby died suddenly March 10, 1997, in Ardmore. She was born Jan. 8, 1953, and had been a resident of Ardmore most of her life.
She is survived by her mother, Margaret Maytubby, Ardmore; three children; seven brothers; and a sister.
Noel M. Washington
MILBURN -- Graveside rites for Noel M. Washington will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Condon Grove Cemetery with the Rev. Tom Caldwell officiating.
Washington died March 10, 1997, in North Las Vegas, Nev. He was born April 12, 1934, at Milburn to George N. and Algene Lee Washington.
An Army veteran, he had been a resident of the Las Vegas area 25 years and worked as a truck driver. He was a 32nd Degree Mason and member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.
Survivors include his wife, Doris; two sons, Robert Rouse and Christopher Rule, all of Las Vegas; two daughters, Janice "JJ" Rouse, Dillon, Mont., and Jodi Rule-Rouse, Las Vegas; his mother, Oklahoma City; a brother, Tim, Plano, Texas; and two grandchildren.
Corbin Funeral Home will direct services.
Oneta Laverne Norton
LONE GROVE -- Funeral service for Oneta Laverne Norton, 73, will be Friday afternoon at 1 p.m. in Harvey-Douglas Lone Grove Chapel with the Rev. Wayne Howard officiating. Interment will be at Cheek Cemetery.
The daughter of the late Sam and Pearl Jones Davis, she was born Nov. 10, 1923, near Durant, Okla., and passed away March 12, 1997, in the local hospital following an extended illness.
She married Otto Norton March 22, 1946, in Ardmore. They lived near Lake Texoma before moving to Lone Grove in 1982. She was a homemaker and member Texoma Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband, of the home; a son, Ron Norton of Lone Grove; two grandsons and their wives, Ronnie and Debbie Norton of Lone Grove, and Randy and Patty Norton of Gainesville, Texas; a granddaughter and her husband, Rita and Randy Stewart of Marietta; and eight grandchildren, Dawn, Austin, Murphy and Carson Norton, Danielle, Brian, Chad and Christopher Stewart.
Serving as bearers will be Randy, Ron, Frank, Otis, W.C. and Lowell Norton.
Mrs. Norton will lie in state at the Harvey-Douglas Lone Grove Chapel.
Harvey O. Phillips
WILSON -- Services for Harvey Odis Phillips, 84, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Alexander Chapel with the Rev. Raymond Norton officiating. Interment will be at Crow Cemetery.
Phillips died March 11, 1997, in Grand Prairie, Texas. He was born Nov. 9, 1912, at Paradise, Texas, to Thomas H. and Julia A. Middleton Phillips.
He came with his parents to Orr as a child and at age 30, moved to Fort Worth, Texas, where he worked at the Covair Air Craft Co. 10 years. He moved to Houston and attended barber school before returning to Fort Worth. He was a volunteer at Harris Methodist Hospital. He was preceded in death by sisters, Stella Howard, Ovella Whitener, Grace Redmon, Nina Cox and Lyda Savelle; and brothers, John, Clyde, Clarence and Charlie.
He is survived by nieces and nephews.
Odis L. Cartwright
RUBOTTOM -- Services for Odis L. Cartwright, 82, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Rubottom Baptist Church with the Rev. Mike Williams officiating. Interment will be a Leon Cemetery, Leon.
Cartwright died March 12, 1997, in an Oklahoma City hospital after a sudden illness. He was born May 2, 1914, in Orr, to Frank and Josie Chitwood Cartwright.
A resident of Love County most of his life, he served in the Army during World War II and had been a farmer and rancher. He was a member of Rubottom Baptist Church. He and Lillie Mae Hollars were married June 3, 1939, at Hot Springs, Ark.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; three sisters, Irene Kemp, Whitesboro, Texas, Ida Auld, Rubottom, and Wanda Chapman, Velma; two brothers, Walter, Rush Springs, and Jack, Morton, Texas. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Elzie, Philmon and Harold; and a sister, Eddie Jackson.
Bearers will be Keith Isbell, Ray Russell, W.A. Auld, Jerrell Chapman, Don and John Thomas Cartwright. Honorary bearers are members of the adult men's Sunday school class at Rubottom Baptist Church.
Reser Funeral Home will direct services.
Barbara Louise Cavins
Funeral service for Barbara Louise Cavins, Houston, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, 1997, at Griffin-Kennedy-Watts Chapel with the Rev. Bob Lee officiating. Interment will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Mrs. Cavins was born Feb. 15, 1936, in Ardmore. She died on March 15, 1997, in Seattle, Wash.
She attended school in Oklahoma City and graduated from Capitol Hill High School. She was an artist.
She is survived by two sons, Jeffrey, and his wife, Dona, Cavins of Seattle, Wash., and Jack Cavins, and a daughter, Lisa Marie Cavins, of the home; a brother, Dr. Randy McBride of Houston; three grandchildren, Austin, Spencer and Brooke Cavins of Seattle, Wash.; a devoted uncle, Joe Daniel of Ardmore; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded n death by her mother, Louise McBride, in 1980; by her father, Haskell McBride in 1990; and her sister, Connie Harrill, in 1996.
Bearers will be Nathan Smith, Chris Daniels, Lyman Eubanks, Jerry Killian, Steve Daniels and Tim Eubanks.
Virginia I. Sarver
Graveside rites for Virginia I. Sarver will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hillcrest Memorial Park with the Rev. Monty Baggett officiating.
Mrs. Sarver died March 16, 19967, in the local hospital. She was born March 2, 1925, at Atkin, Minn., to Jerry and Nannie Erlandson Mulvihill.
She was a retired physical therapist and had lived in Ardmore four years, moving here from Illinois. She was a Baptist.
Survivors include two daughters, Sharon Tate, Chilicothe, Ill., and Janet Sarver, San Francisco; two sons, Tim, Sacramento, and Tony, Carbondale, Ill.; two sisters, Ruth Wilhelmsen, Ardmore, and Helen Spooner, Palm Harbor, Fla.; and four grandchildren.
Craddock Funeral Home will direct services.
Carl W. Gray
MADILL -- Services for Carl Wayne Gray, 59, were scheduled for 2 p.m. today Watts Memorial Chapel with Ken McCarthick officiating. Interment was at Woodberry Forest Cemetery.
Gray died March 15, 1997, in an Oklahoma City hospital. He was born June 11, 1937, at Willis.
Reared at Willis and Russett, he served in the Army and worked as a farmer and terminal manager for a trucking firm. He was a member of Russett Baptist Church and Madill Roundup Club. He and Dorothy Faye Fletcher were married April 4, 1958, at Albuquerque, N.M.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; a daughter, Sherri Gray, Madill; his mother, Lela Gray, Norman; brothers and sisters, Margie Forguson and Leoma McClung, Russett, Tommy Gray, Norman, Donald Gray, Newalla, Betty Green, Geneva Rigney, Dan and Ernest Gray, Mannsville. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Ollie and Baby Boy.
Bearers were Joe and Darrell Rigney, Charlie and Danny Gray, Jimmy and Don Forguson.
Mary E. Rawls
DAVIS -- Graveside rites for Mary Earline Rawls will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Green Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Finis Steelman officiating.
Rawls died March 16, 1997, in the Norman hospital. She was born July 26, 1938, at Paoli, to Coy D. and Addie Jennings Potter.
She was a Baptist and had lived in Davis since 1971.
Survivors include a daughter, Mattie Counts, Mill Creek; four sons, Gary, Ratliff City, Karl, Oklahoma City, Danny and Tony, Davis; a sister, Bonnie Pierson, Ogdon, Utah; a brother, William Potter, Kingston; 19 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, Ray Jr. and Clinton; and a sister, Marie Biggs.
Fox Funeral Home will direct services.
C. E. Pierce
SULPHUR -- Services for C.E. Pierce, 93, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Calvary Baptist Church with the Rev. Don Ritchie officiating. Interment will be at Oaklawn Cemetery.
Pierce died March 16, 1997, in Oklahoma City. He was born Nov. 2, 1903, at Russett Indian Territory, to Jim and Mary Clifton Pierce.
He lived in the Drake area where he was engaged in dairy farming before he moved to Sulphur in 1963. He as a member of Calvary Baptist Church. He and Mary Lea Mobly were married on Sept. 24 1932, at Cheyenne.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; two sons, Charles, Oklahoma City, and Pat, Moore; two sisters, Naomi Tuly, Wynnewood, and Edna Newman, Broken Bow; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by two brothers, a sister and a son.
Bearers will be Danny Tuly, Glen, Kevin, Mitch, Greg and Mike Pierce.
Clagg Funeral Home is in charge of services.
Jewell L. Jackson
Funeral services for Jewell L. Jackson, 93, were scheduled for 3 p.m., today, Tuesday, March 18, 1997, at Harvey-Douglas Chapel with the Rev. J.T. Tucker officiating. Interment will follow at Pruitt Cemetery.
Mrs. Jackson passed away March 15, 1997, in a local health care facility. She was born Feb. 23, 1904, in Indian Territory, to George and Lilley James.
A lifetime resident of the Ardmore area, she worked at Cooks Laundry for many years. Before retiring, she worked at Luke's IGA Grocery Store for years. She was a member of Mary Niblack Baptist Church. She and John Jackson were married in 1922. He preceded her in death in 1970.
Survivors include two daughters, Georgia Maxine Cox of Wichita Falls, Texas, and Mary Faye McDonald of Bartlesville; five sons, Joseph L. Jackson of Ardmore, James Carl Jackson of Durant, David Earl Jackson of Marion, Kan., Paul Gene Jackson of Coffeyville, Kan., and Wayne Stanley Jackson of Ardmore; one sister, Nell Smith; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Jackson; two daughters, Alpha and Betty; two sons, Aaron and John; three brothers; and two sisters.
Bearers will be David Wayne Jackson, Kenneth Dale Jackson, Johnny Dean Jackson, Tracy Lee Jackson, Cecil Fuentes and Allan Henry.
Gertie M. Daniels
HEALDTON -- Services for Gertie M. Daniels, 86, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Bethel Baptist Church with the Revs. Charles Cox and Jim May officiating. Interment will be at Mount Olive Cemetery under the direction of Reser Funeral Home.
Mrs. Daniels died March 17, 1997, at her home following a lengthy illness. She was born Aug. 7, 1910, at Healdton, to Jordan W. and Lillie Blevins Moore.
She had lived in Healdton all her life and had been employed at the hospital, in a dress shop, antique shop and cleaning shop. She was a longtime member of Bethel Baptist Church. She and Tollie Daniels were married May 25, 1929, in Healdton. He died April 23, 1979.
Survivors include a daughter, LaGallia Leisure, Healdton; a son, Bill, Wilson; a brother, Floyd Moore, Healdton; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several stepgrandchildren and stepgreat-grandchildren.
Bearers will be grandsons, Mike and Mark Daniels, Jodie Schmidt, Joe, David and Dale Oakman.
Memorials may be made to Alzheimers Research Foundation or Cross Timbers Hospice.