Ashley J. Wesley
TISHOMINGO -- Services for Ashley Jonnabeth Wesley, infant daughter of John and Latrina Wesley, Mannsville, were 2 p.m. Tuesday at Smith Funeral Home chapel with Leon Sutterfield officiating. Interment was at Tishomingo Cemetery.
The baby was born and died May 25, 1997, in Oklahoma City.
In addition to her parents, survivors include a sister, Elaine Diana Wesley, of the home; grandparents, Willie and Linda Wesley, Mannsville; Pat Walker and Leland Cryer, Kingston; and great-grandparents, Chester and Lora Cryer, Kingston, and Dawson and Joy Walker, Tishomingo.
Roscoe V. 'Rocky' Williams
SULPHUR -- Graveside rites for Roscoe V. "Rocky" Williams, 88, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Drake Cemetery with the Rev. Eddie Malphrus officiating.
Williams died May 26, 1997, in Ardmore. He was born June 15, 1908, in Yell County, Ark., to W. Newt and Lucinda Clark Williams.
He had lived most of his life in this area, and had worked at several major ranches as a cowboy. He and Vessie Runyan were married in 1934. She preceded him in death in August 1953. He and Helen Pearline Cochran were married in 1954. She died Nov. 6, 1974.
Survivors include five sons, James, Roff, Bill, Peoria, Ill., Larry, Texas, Paul, Sulphur, and Ralph, Oklahoma City; a brother, Jack, Duncan; two sisters, Ruth Sparks, Tulsa, and Faye Templeton, Albuquerque, N.M.; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Ray; and sister, Linda Rogers.
Clagg Funeral Home will direct services.
Robert A. Seybert
Memorial services for Robert Allison Seybert will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Griffin-Kennedy-Watts Chapel with the Rev. Wayne Fite officiating.
Seybert died May 28, 1997, in the local hospital. He was born May 21, 1921, at Custer Park, Ill., to Charles C. and Ruby Seybert.
He moved from Farmers Branch, Texas, to Ardmore in December 1973 and retired from Uniroyal Tire Co. as a research chemist. He was an Army veteran. He and Opal Smith were married July 5, 1946, in Schofield, Hawaii.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; a son, Jeffrey, Shawnee Mission, Kan.; three daughters, Jo Burgess, San Marcus, Texas, Jill Rathburn, New Braunfels, Texas, and Janet Anthony, Dallas; a sister, Betty Green, Denton, Texas; and six grandchildren.
N.B. 'Pete' Chapman
TISHOMINGO -- Graveside rites for N.B. "Pete" Chapman will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Tishomingo Cemetery with Robert Yandell officiating.
Chapman died May 27, 1997, in Tishomingo where he was born May 29, 1918. His parents were T.A. "Hank" and Bessie "Granny" Edwards Chapman.
A resident of Johnston County for 17 years, he was a commercial silk screener and member of the Assembly of God Church. He was preceded in death by a son, Narvan; and two brothers, George and Coy.
Survivors include two sons, Glen M., Harrah, and Thomas A., Hesperia, Calif.; two daughters, Doris Mead, Tishomingo, and Linda Boone, Lawton; a brother, Clark, Texarkana, Texas; two sisters, Mildred Edwards and Virginia Essary, Tishomingo; 16 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.
Corbin Funeral Home will direct services.
Pauline Davis Johnson
Funeral services for Pauline Davis Johnson will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church, 16 E St. NE. The Rev. Kenneth Wright Sr. will officiate, assisted by the Revs. Roy C. Johnson, Harold Brewer and Frank Lewis Cox. Interment will follow at Clearview Cemetery under the direction of Ragsdale-Grant and Sons Mortuary.
Mrs. Johnson was born Sept. 18, 1923, in Washington, Ark., to Charley Davis and Esteen Wingfield Davis. She died May 26, 1997, at Mercy Memorial Health Center.
Mrs. Johnson had been a member of First Baptist Church for over 60 years and had served in several capacities. She worked for the Ardmore Schools system as cafeteria manager for 33 years, beginning at Douglass and retiring from the Early Childhood Center. She also worked many years as an agent for Ragsdale-Grant and Sons Friendship Burial Association and Pre-Arrangement Burial Plan.
Survivors include a daughter, Regina Stoughtenborough, Dallas; her mother, Esteen Ashwood, of the home; a niece, whom she helped raise, Paulette Davis; Oklahoma City; a brother, Lonnie Davis, Richmond, Calif.; several nieces, nephews and cousins; one aunt; one uncle; and many friends.
Bearers will be Loss Anderson, Zelto Anderson, James Baker, Charles McGee, Floyd McGee, Lawrence McGee, William Potts, Ted Russell, John Thompson and T.C. Varner.
Loss Ray Antwine
GENE AUTRY -- Services for Loss Ray Antwine will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, Gene Autry, with the Rev. Kirk Rushing officiating. Interment will be at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery under the direction of Kirk-Dawson-Dillard Funeral Home.
Antwine died May 28, 1997, in the local hospital after a brief illness. He was born Aug. 17, 1935, to Walter and Charity Bell Antwine.
He was a lifelong resident of Carter County and was employed by Day Construction Co. He was a Baptist.
Survivors include two sons, Paul "Fuzzy," and Danny, Ardmore; a daughter, Nancy, Oklahoma City; stepdaughter, Betty, Ardmore; his mother, Charity Antwine; and brother, Walter, Ardmore; three sisters, Helen Love, Oklahoma City, Louvenia and Ethel Bell Antwine, Ardmore; and eight grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Elbert and Dewey; and three sisters, Berline, Josephine and Bobbie Jean.
Bearers will be Melvina and Charles Breath, Sanford Lorens, Ronnie, Barry, Anthony and L.C. Antwine, Wilbert Wright and Kevin Halstied. Honorary bearers are A.C. Hill, Gary Antwine, Reggie Berryman, Clifford Hayes and Otis Love.
Larry Don Hurst
LOCO -- Services for Larry Don Hurst, 45, Pinto, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Loco Baptist Church with the Rev. Woody Woodall officiating. Interment will be a Dixie Cemetery under the direction of Reser Funeral Home, Healdton.
Hurst died May 29, 1997, in the Ardmore hospital after a brief illness. He was born March 2, 1952, at Ringling.
A lifelong resident of this area, he graduated from Fox High School, Murray State College and East Central University. He was a project coordinator for Halliburton Services and was a member of Loco United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Rhonda, of the home; three sons, Larry Jr., Durant, Michael D., of the home; and Bradley D., Healdton; his parents, H.M. and Lucille Hurst, Pinto; three brothers, Vernon, Tishomingo, Glen and Lynn, Pinto; three sisters, Waynell Hatchett, Arlington, Texas, Shirley Gibson, Parker, Colo., and Cleta Anderson, Friendswood, Texas. He was preceded in death by a sister, Beverly Cline; and grandmother, Della Hurst.
Bearers will be Earl Hunter, Rick Elkins, Scott Elliott, Larry Dennard, Randy Taylor and Mike Armor. Honorary bearers are nephews, Gary Cline Jr., Tony Hatchett, Wayne, Brian, Joyle, Glen, Steven, Craig and Justin Hurst.
TISHOMINGO -- Services for Warren Winkler, 84, will be at 3 p.m. today at Smith Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be at Tishomingo Cemetery.
Winkler died May 28, 1997, in the Ardmore hospital. He was born June 18, 1912, in Connerville.
He was a farmer and rancher before he retired. He and Odessa Katherine Coffee were married April 21, 1934, in Tishomingo. He was preceded in death by his wife; a sister, Opal Cola; and a great-grandchild.
Survivors include a daughter, Velma Linder, Connerville; two sisters, Aubra Ingram, Midland, Texas, and Ellen Ratchford, Kennewick, Wash.; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Anthony L. Stout
OKMULGEE -- Services for Ardmore native Anthony Lee Stout, 24, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Big Cussetah Methodist Church in Okmulgee.
Stout died May 27, 1997, at his home. He was born Nov. 21, 1972, in Ardmore.
He was a machinist for Total Distribution Co.
Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Marion and Brad Turner, Sapulpa; his father and stepmother, Lonnie and Cindy Stout, Ohio; two sons, Deshawn and Kenneth, Okmulgee; a brother, Lonnie, Okmulgee; three sisters, Tonya Stout, California, Tami Williams, Sapulpa, Elizabeth Stout, Ohio; his grandparents, Georgia and David Layton Sr., Okmulgee, and Oleta and Tony Laurcille, California; and great-grandmother, Maryland Wille Morris.
Robert Simons Funeral Home will direct services.
Basil P. Mitchell
Services for Basil P. Mitchell, 94, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Dan Patman officiating. Interment will be at Rose Hill Cemetery under the direction of Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home.
Mitchell died May 28, 1997, following a brief illness. He was born Jan. 11, 1903, at Haleyville, Ala., to Milton C. and Analyzer Horton Mitchell.
He graduated from high school in Double Springs, Ala., attended the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga two years and came to Checotah in 1924. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of Oklahoma in 1927 and came to Ardmore to teach school at Jefferson Elementary. He and Maytie Dennis were married Aug. 26, 1928. In 1932 he became associated with Prudential Insurance Co. and managed the Ardmore branch office until he retired Feb. 1, 1968. His wife preceded him in death Feb. 29, 1972. He and Irene Pate McGoodwin were married in 1978.
Mitchell was a member of American Association of Retired Persons, First United Methodist Church, Dornick Hills Golf and Country Club and was a former member of Kiwanis Club.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; a son, Dennis M.; a daughter, Patricia Sperry Garrett; four sisters, Mrs. V.R. Green and Stella Mitchell, Phenix City, Ala., Charlcie Rose, Pasadena, Calif., and Ann Bartlett, Lake San Marcos, Calif.; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Bearers will be Cleo Dupy, Winston Acree, Gus Hendrix, James Cain, Bill Meacham and Ben Mobley. Honorary bearers are Dr. Bill Campbell and Stewart Hare.
Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church or Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation.
Donnie V. Mays
MANNSVILLE -- Services for Donnie Van Mays, 46, were scheduled for 2 p.m. today at the Mannsville Assembly of God Church with Timothy Ball and Samuel Clemons officiating. Interment was at Mannsville Cemetery under the direction of Watts Funeral Home.
Mays died May 28, 1997, in the Tishomingo hospital after a sudden illness. He was born Oct. 31, 1950, at Ringling, to Joseph and Hattie Mays.
Reared at Courtney, he moved to the Russett-Mannsville area in 1958 and was an air conditioning mechanic with Allied Service in Ardmore. He was a member of the Oklahoma State Coon Hunters Association. He and Edith Wagoner were married June 14, 1969, at Madill.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Steven Mays; and daughter, Donna Vinson, Mannsville; brothers, Kenneth, Healdton, Arthur, Las Vegas, Nev., Dean, Norman, Lonnie and Tommy, Mannsville, Gary, Ardmore, and Doug and Darrell, Dickson; two sisters, Sue Barnes and Ann Rich, Ringling; and a grandson. He was preceded in death by brothers, Otis and Roger; and a sister, Jean.
Bearers were Frances Roberts, Ronnie Dennis, James Lewis, Willard Peoples, Junior Byrne and Red Rawson. Honorary bearers were members of the Southern Oklahoma Coon Hunters Association.
Doris J. Page
PERNELL -- Services for Doris Jean Page, 55, Countyline, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Pernell Church of Christ with Lloyd Bryant officiating. Interment will be at Ratliff City Cemetery under the direction of Wooster Funeral Home, Elmore City.
Mrs. Page died May 29, 1997, in the Duncan hospital. She was born Feb. 18, 1942, at Wynnewood, to Jack and Mildred G. Potts Perkins.
Reared in Ratliff City, she attended Draughn's Business College and married Jimmy "Tinker" Page Jan. 15, 1963, at Pauls Valley. She was a switchboard operator at Pauls Valley General Hospital from 1975-1986. She was a member of Ratliff City Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband in December 1981; and her mother, in 1994.
Survivors include two daughters, Jackie Ponder, Loco, and Jaquita Page, of the home; her father, Jack Perkins, Ratliff City; and a grandchild.
Modene Brown Richmond
ST. JAMES, N.Y. -- Former Ardmore resident Modene Alma Brown Richmond died May 24, 1997, in St. James, N.Y. Funeral services were directed by the St. James Funeral Home.
Mrs. Richmond was born Jan. 24, 1907, at Durant, to Harry P. and Emma L. Spruill Brown.
Her family operated the California Cafe at Main and Caddo in Ardmore. She and Ferris A. Richmond were married May 22, 1931. He preceded her in death in 1969.
She is survived by a son, Dr. Farley Richmond, Stony Brook, N.Y. and Athens, Ga.
Dr. Stan Evan Brereton
OREM, Utah -- Services for Dr. Stan Evan Brereton, 65, Wilson, will be Wednesday at Orem. Interment will follow at Orem Cemetery.
Born Jan. 3, 1932, at Provo, Utah, to Richard Grant and Tella Boren Brereton, he died May 21, 1997, at an Oklahoma City hospital.
Brereton graduated from Provo High School where he had served as the school's business manager during his senior year. He married Joyce LaDean Allred in 1953 at Houston. Brereton enlisted in the United States Air Force as a private and he and his family lived all over the nation as well as Turkey, Japan, Okinawa and Korea. He served as navigator on many different aircraft; was spot promoted to lead bomber crew on B-52; T-29 navigator-instructor; director of administration; and squadron commander. After a 20-year career, Brereton retired as a major.
Brereton, an Eagle Scout, had served as president of Provo Sertoma Club and served several Stake missions, including an Asian-speaking mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Brereton had received a bachelor's degree in management information systems from the University of Nebraska; bachelor's degree in business management and computers from the University of Maryland; master's degree in public administration and a doctorate in business education and administrative management from Brigham Young University; BGE in military science, University of Nebraska; and a paralegal degree, Utah Valley State College.
He had been employed by Computer Media Learning Center, University of Maryland, Asian Division, as a professor in Japan, Okinawa and Korea, and California, Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia, Utah, Nebraska, Texas and Oklahoma. He had managed numerous businesses including Packard Bell, Soft Ware Etc., A+ Systems, Salt Lake City; Computer Lab, Nebraska, Mac Hait Chevrolet, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut, Houston.
Brereton owned and opened BrerCom Computer School, Sales and Service in Wilson in 1996, where he and his family moved from Houston.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; seven children, Steve, Reatha, Beth and Devri, all Provo, and Stan "Bub" Jr., A.J. and Kelly, all Wilson.
The family requests all memorials be made to the Wilson Elementary School Computer Lab, c/o Superintendent Gary Fullerton, 700 East Cedar St., Wilson, OK 73463.