Ruth Pauline Barnes
MANNSVILLE -- Funeral services for Ruth Pauline Barnes were scheduled for 2 p.m. today, Friday, June 13, 1997, at the Mannsville Baptist Church with Ken McCarthick officiating and J.D. Leavelle assisting. Interment followed at Lone Cedar Cemetery under the direction of Watts Funeral Home.
Mrs. Barnes was born March 23, 1919, at Mannsville, Okla., to T.D. and Sarah Lue Sessums Weems. She passed from this life Wednesday morning, June 11 at Baptist hospital in Oklahoma City at the age of 78 years.
She spent all her life in Mannsville where she was a member of First Baptist Church and was active with the Senior Citizens.
She is survived by three children, Geraldine Gray, Mannsville, Judy Ruth Knox, Ardmore, and Jimmy Dale Barnes, Norman; a brother, Ruben Weems, Mannsville; three sisters, Omeago Worthy, Portorsville, Calif., Aliomae Wall, Borger, Texas, and Betty Jean Oglesby, Tulsa; three grandchildren, Charlie Dean Gray, Jamie Allison Rabon and Megan Nicole Knox; and three great-grandchildren, Derek Charles Gray, Dara Sha'ree Gray and John Jacob Rabon IV. Ruth was preceded in death by an infant son, Jackie Dean; a brother, Harra Weems; and two sisters, Sarah Lou Hillis and Sadie McDonald.
Casket bearers were David Bynum, Weldon Barnes, Ronnie Colbert, Ralph Anderson, Steve Morphew and Lyndal Barnes.
Jerry D. Rhyne
MADILL -- Services for Jerry Don Rhyne, 54, Lebanon, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Watts Memorial Chapel with Cole Tidwell officiating. Interment will be at Lebanon Cemetery.
Rhyne died June 12, 1997, in the Denison, Texas, hospital. He was born Dec. 11, 1942, at Cartwright.
He worked with heavy machinery and in construction much of his life and was a supervisor for Gillis and Sons Company at Sulphur Springs, Texas. He had lived in Lebanon several years and was a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include a son, Brian M., Fort Worth, Texas; and his mother, Irene Patillo, Lebanon. He was preceded in death by his father, Horace H. Rhyne, and stepfather, Doug Patillo.
Bearers will be Bobby Gillis, William Baxter, Gil Bancewicz, Carl Moore, Terry Eldridge and Jerry W. McKenzie.
Services for Pauline Norris will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church with Dr. Wade Paschal and the Rev. Dan Patman officiating. Interment will be at Hillcrest Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Craddock Funeral Home.
Mrs. Norris died June 15, 1997, in a local health care facility. She was born Aug. 7, 1913, at Poteau, to William D. and Mona Garrison Williams.
Reared in Poteau and Wilson, she married Vernon Norris March 8, 1935, at Marietta, and lived in Texas before moving to Ardmore in 1958. She was a member of Magnolia Garden Club, and lifetime member of the United Methodist Women's Club at First Methodist Church.
She is survived by her husband, of the home; two sons, Glen R., Phoenix, Ariz., and James L., Santa Fe, N.M.; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Harry and Everett Williams; and a sister, Irene Lansford.
Bearers will be grandsons and nephews, Gail Sanner, Dale Lansford, Jerry Lowe, Kip and Christopher Norris.
Memorials may be made to First Methodist Church building fund.
Granville B. Forson
SULPHUR -- Services for Granville B. Forson, 76, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Calvary Baptist Church with the Revs. James Swain and Don Ritchie officiating. Interment will be at McAlister Cemetery under the direction of Clagg Funeral Home.
Forson died June 16, 1997, in Sulphur. He was born Feb. 19, 1921, at Overbrook, to John T. and Essie Smith Forson.
Reared at Overbrook, he served with the Army's 45th Infantry Division during World War II and moved to Sulphur where he started Forson Plumbing and Air Conditioning Co. He was a member of the Arbuckle Hospital board of trustees and a deacon and Sunday school superintendent at Calvary Baptist Church. He married Pauline Woodruff in January 1943. She preceded him in death in 1994. He and Arlene Miller James were married Jan. 14, 1995.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; two stepdaughters, Becki Jackson, Tullahoma, Tenn., and Mary Kay McIlyar, Dallas; two stepsons, Ron James, Oklahoma City, and Collie James III, Melbourne, Australia; four brothers, Jerry, Fort Worth, Texas, Gene, Billy and Johnny, Ardmore; five sisters, Mary Johnson, Plum Run, Pa., Dorothy Simpson, Lebanon, Juanita Daugherty, Sulphur, Cleta Kitchens and Wilma Olive, Ardmore; and eight stepgrandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers.
Bearers will be Cliff Trent, Richard Green, Kenneth French, Milton White, Glen Clary and Dewayne Leming. Honorary bearers are fellow deacons.
Linda S. Burns
TISHOMINGO -- Services for Linda S. Burns, 57, Fort Smith, Ark., will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Smith Funeral Home with Randy Jay officiating. Interment will be at Tishomingo Cemetery. A memorial service will be Sunday in Fort Smith.
The former Tishomingo resident died June 15, 1997, at her home.
She graduated from high school in Moore and was an apartment manager.
Survivors include two sisters, Doris Selfridge, Fort Smith, and Patricia Burns, Moore; three brothers, Hiram Burns, Sulphur, Kenneth Burns, Hotchkiss, Colo., and A. J. Burns, Adams, Ore. She was preceded in death by her parents, John E. and Biddie Johnson Burns; and two sisters, Mary Burns and Arlene Haugan.
Kimberly A. Hart
TISHOMINGO -- Services for Kimberly Anne Hart were June 11, 1997, at St. Anthony Catholic Church with Father David True officiating. Interment was at Tishomingo Cemetery.
Ms. Hart died June 7, 1997, in Dallas. She was born Oct. 22, 1960, at Ada, to James B. and Carole Calhoun Hart.
She had lived in Dallas the past 12 years. She was a homemaker and a Catholic.
Survivors include a daughter, Carolyn Renee Hart, Dallas; her mother and stepfather, Carole and Steve E. Thompson, Laguna Niguel, Calif.; a sister, Kellie Hart; and grandmothers, Mrs. Walter Calhoun and Ruth Hart. She was preceded in death by her father; and grandfathers, Walter Calhoun and Ben Hart.
Bearers were Steve Thompson, Mickey and Kelli Hart, Jerry L. and Jerry Lawley.
Corbin Funeral Home directed services.
Georgia E. Duston
GRASS VALLEY, Calif. -- Former Ardmore resident Georgia Elizabeth Duston, 90, died June 10, 1997, in a Grass Valley medical facility. No services were held. Interment will be in Ardmore at a date to be announced by Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.
Born Dec. 10, 1906, at Reck, Indian Territory, to Thomas H. and Jane Spencer Jones, she attended school at Wilson and married Elmer "Buddy" Moorhead in 1927. He died in 1931. She and Fount Duston were married in 1932. He died in 1952. She had lived in California since the 1960s.
Survivors include a son Jack Moorhead, Navada City, Calif.; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Jasmine B. Amos
SULPHUR -- Services for Jasmine Brianna Amos, infant daughter of Sheila Marie Amos, were scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Cowley-Krien Funeral Home. Interment was at Oaklawn Cemetery.
The baby was born and died June 16, 1997, in Ada.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by a brother, Christopher Coatney; and grandparents, Frankie and Patricia Amos, all of Sulphur; and great-grandmother, Vera Wallace.
Bearers were Tim Bumgardner and Kevin Wallace. Antone Colungo was honorary bearer.
Alice N. Patrick
WILSON -- Services for Alice Nancey Patrick, 100, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Ash Street Church of Christ with Tom Adams officiating. Interment will be at Keller Cemetery under the direction of Alexander Funeral Home.
Mrs. Patrick died June 16, 1997, in Denison, Texas. She was born March 6, 1897, in Sneed, Indian Territory, to William Jasper and Sarah M. Snelson Brown.
She married Everett Patrick in 1915 at Wheeler, and she moved into Wilson following his death June 27, 1966. She was a member of Ash Street Church of Christ. She had lived in Denison since 1979.
Survivors include two sons, R.C., Sherman, Texas, and Harold "Buck," Gainesville, Ga.; three daughters, Doris Wilshire, Long Beach, Calif., Pauline Tipps, Denton, Texas, and Gayle Broughton, Denison; 16 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by two sons, Alton and Curtis.
Bearers will be grandsons, David Tipps, Kenny Broughton, Ron, Mike, Rick and Raymond Patrick.
Margie M. Hohweiler
Funeral service for Margie Mae Hohweiler will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Stobtown Freewill Baptist Church with the Rev. David Gardner officiating. Interment will follow at Fargo Cemetery in Fargo with the Rev. Bill Tindell officiating.
Born July 13, 1922, at Davidson, to James Thomas and Missouri Harlin Thomas, Mrs. Hohweiler died June 17, 1997, in the local hospital.
She married Alfred Hohweiler Sept. 14 1955, at Woodward, and was retired from Western State Hospital. She was a Baptist and had lived in Lone Grove since 1995, moving there from Fargo. She was preceded in death by her husband on July 18, 1995.
Survivors include a son and his wife, Richard and Debbie Lamb of Tipton; a daughter and her husband, Johnnie and Roy Hamilton of Lone Grove; brothers, Clade Harlin of Taloga, Everett "Budgie" Harlin of Corpus Christi, Texas; a sister, Ruby Myers of Lakewood, Colo.; five grandchildren, Margie Schowengerdt, Wesley and Chris Lamb, Shauna Hacker and Janet Hammett; eight great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
Grandsons will serve as bearers.
Memorials may be made to the Stobtown Baptist Church, Rt. 3, Box 134T, Ardmore, OK 73401.
Services will be under the direction of Griffin-Kennedy-Watts Funeral Home.
Private services for Hack Jones will be held Thursday at Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 7 to 9 this evening at Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home.
Born Feb. 8, 1981, at Pueblo, to Delbert and Tammy Hawley Jones, he died June 17, 1997, following a swimming accident.
A student at Ardmore High School, he had just finished his sophomore year and was a member of the Tiger football team.
He is survived by his father; and two brothers, Beaux and Shad, all of the home; and his mother, Tammy.
Joe H. Glasgow
DAVIS -- Services for Joe Huston Glasgow will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Fox Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Finis Steelman and Dr. Lonny Lee officiating. Interment will be at Green Hill Cemetery.
Glasgow died June 17, 1997, in Pauls Valley. He was born Nov. 19, 1912, at Sulphur, to George H. and Lizzie E. Sprowls Glasgow.
A resident of Davis since 1948, he was an oil field worker and lifelong farmer and rancher as well as a retired sales representative of National Motor Club. He and Ethel Kifer were married May 20, 1933 at Ada. She preceded him in death, as did two brothers and four sisters.
Survivors include two sons, Robert, Grand Prairie, Texas, and Wayne, Davis; two sisters, Myrtle Grantham, Davis, and Minnie Easley, Riverside, Calif.; a brother, George, Stroud; five grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-granddaughter.
Bearers will be Charles Anderson, Mike Lee, Richard McKee, Randy Moore, Wilford Lewis and Scott Peters.
Mildred Joyce Shorter
Funeral service for Mildred Joyce Shorter, 61, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 19, 1997, at Harvey-Douglas Chapel with Roy Hannah, Maxwell Avenue Church of Christ officiating. Interment will follow at Mannsville Cemetery.
Mrs. Shorter, daughter of the late Ernest and Florence Watson Gregory, died Tuesday, June 17, 1997, in the local hospital after an extended illness. She was born Dec. 31, 1935, at Pryor, Okla.
She had been a resident of Ardmore since 1942 and was married to E.L. Shorter July 10, 1951, at Gainesville, Texas. Mrs. Shorter was a critical care registered nurse, receiving her degrees from Murray State College and Texas Tech University. In 1990 she was named the first "Employee of the Year" by Memorial Hospital where she had been employed 18 years.
Survivors include her husband, E.L., of the home; two sons and daughters-in-law, Terry Wayne and Sandra Shorter, Mesquite, Texas, and Ronnie Alan and Anita Shorter, Rockett, Texas; a daughter, Susan Beth Martin, Ardmore; a sister, Lois Edwina Caldwell, Lancaster, Calif.; three granddaughters, Skye Shorter, Laurel Shorter and Rebecca Martin. She was preceded in death by a son, Ricky Glenn Shorter, in 1976.
Karen S. Griffith
Services for Karen Sue Griffith, 55, will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Trinity Baptist Church with the Rev. Terry Tolbert officiating. Interment will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Daughter of Marvin M. and Mary E. Darnell Munger, she was born Oct. 7, 1941, at Stillwater, and died June 17, 1997, in Tulsa following an extended illness.
A 1964 graduate of Oklahoma State University, she married Charles Griffith on Feb. 8 that year in Stillwater and had lived in Ardmore since that time. She was an active member of Trinity Baptist Church, serving as a teacher for 33 years, as pianist, director of the Children's Sunday School Program, and in the WMU and Prayer Ministry.
Survivors include her husband; and son, Charles Cory, both of the home; three daughters, Sarah Elizabeth, also of the home, Holly Bradle, Kyle, Texas, and Dana Eades, Tulsa; a brother, Marvin Munger Jr., Harrah; and two grandchildren.
Bearers will be Gary Simmons, Duane Kendrick, Jim Conrad, Ira Bridges, R.L. Dalrymple and Jack Dewitt.
Memorials may be made to the Oklahoma Baptist Children's Home c/o Trinity Baptist, 1219 A St. NE, Ardmore, OK 73401.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8:30 this evening at Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home.