Ethel L. Minter
MADILL -- Services for Ethel Lee Minter, 88, were scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Watts Memorial Chapel with Wendyl Glenn officiating. Interment was at Kingston Cemetery.
Mrs. Minter died July 13, 1997, in a local health care facility. She was born Sept. 27, 1908, at Isom Springs in Marshall County.
Reared in the Isom Springs area, she had lived most of her life in Marshall County and was a member of Enos Baptist Church. She and Paul Minter were married July 14, 1928, at Anadarko. He preceded her in death Sept. 26, 1989.
Survivors include two sons, Peyton, Kingston, and Paul, Sunset, Texas; a daughter, Jane Eppler, Greenville, Texas; brothers and sisters, Hazel Carmen, Opal Ross, Martin and Harold Hibdon; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Bearers were Henry Woods, Gill Gothard, Billy Smith, James Livingston, Gene Vanderburg and Bobby Jenkins.
Arthur B. Allison
SULPHUR -- Graveside service for Arthur B. Allison, 78, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Oaklawn Cemetery.
Allison died July 13, 1997, in Sulphur. He was born Oct. 27, 1918, at Holdenville to Burt and Bernice Mitchart Allison.
Reared at Tupelo, he served with the Marine Corps and worked as a salesman. A resident of Sulphur for 26 years, he was a member of the Church of Christ and Veterans of Foreign War. He and Ayleen Capps were married in 1939 at Wewoka.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; a daughter, Barbara Cook, Sulphur; a sister, Betty Gibson; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Samuel; a sister, Ruth Temple; and two stepsisters, Mildred Dunaghun and Helen Kyker.
Bearers will be Marine corps personnel.
Cowley-Krien Funeral Home will direct services.
Marie Treat Pollard
LENOIR CITY, Tenn. -- Services for former Ardmore resident Marie Treat Pollard will be at 7 p.m. Friday at Sixth Avenue Church of God in Lenoir City, Tenn. Interment will be Saturday at Clarks Grove Cemetery in Maryville, Tenn., under the direction of Click Funeral Home.
Mrs. Pollard died July 14, 1997, at the age of 80. Her parents were Green and Lula Johnson Treat.
Survivors are her husband, James W.; children, James, Salt Lake City, Bobby, Friendsville, Tenn., Charlotte Scarbro, Maryville, and Billy, Denver; 15 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson.
Tommie E. Pittman
Services for Tommie Etta Pittman, 77, will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Harvey-Douglas Chapel with the Rev. Ivy Henson officiating. Interment will follow at McMillan Cemetery.
Born Feb. 6, 1920, at Lebanon, to Tom and Jewell Shaw Pickens, Mrs. Pittman died July 15, 1997, in the local hospital following an extended illness.
She married Fred Pittman Sept. 28, 1946, at Olathe, Kan., and had lived in this area all her life. She was a member of First Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, of the home; two daughters, Phyllis Garrison, Dickson, and Patricia Peters, Honolulu, Hawaii; a brother, Gilbert Pickens, Abita Springs, La.; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Bearers will be Eddie Pittman, Bobby Wallace, Albert Vinson, Roy Garrison, Charles and Jackie Burns.
Morris R. Baxter
RATLIFF CITY -- Services for Morris R. Baxter, 77, Fox, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the First Baptist Church with the Rev. Dwight Hawkins officiating. Interment will be at Graham Cemetery, Graham.
Baxter died July 15, 1997, in an Ardmore health care facility. He was born May 5, 1920, at Wirt, to Jim and Maude Richard Baxter.
Reared at Dundee, he was awarded the Purple Heart while serving with the Army during World War II and had been a process operator for Signal Oil and Gas Co. He married Billie Deane Chance Aug. 30, 1944, at Healdton, and they lived in Little City and the Marlow area before moving to the Fox area. He was a member of Ratliff City First Baptist Church, Healdton Masonic Lodge, Disabled American Veterans and the Purple Heart Association.
He was preceded in death by his wife on March 16, 1994; and three sisters, Jewel Pompati, Velma Pullim and Gladys Schwartz.
Survivors include two daughters, Marsha Latham, Ardmore, and Jeannie Hamilton, Atlanta, Ga.; a sister, Louise Wade, Norman; and three grandchildren.
Bearers will be Bobby Simms, Curtis Latham, Joel and Cecil Satterwhite and Fred and Brent Pullim.
Reser Funeral Home, Healdton, will direct services.
OKMULGEE -- Graveside rites for Gene Petree, 45, were scheduled for 10 a.m. today at Okmulgee Cemetery under the direction of Kelley Funeral Home.
Petree died July 14, 1997, in a Muskogee hospital. He was born Aug. 20, 1951, in Okmulgee to Lester W. and Elizabeth Petree.
He served with the Army in the Vietnam War and was married to Mary Langlinais June 7, 1997, in Okmulgee.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; two sons, Jake, Ardmore, and Jed, of the home; a daughter, Martha King, also of the home; his father Lester Petree; and sister, Ann Sadler, both of Okmulgee.
Services for Mavis Richardson will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church with the Rev. Kenneth Wright officiating. Interment will follow at Hickory Cemetery in Woodford.
Mrs. Richardson died July 15, 1997, in a Texas hospital. She was born Oct. 6, 1922, and was a member of First Baptist Church before moving to Texas.
Survivors include a daughter, Linda Faye Moore, Enos, Texas; a son, Nelson W. Jordan, Austell, Ga.; two brothers, Lenord and Clenord Richardson; and seven sisters, Thelma Holt, Flossie Richardson, Lillie Battle, Ezella Johnson, Rachel Richardson, Malachia Richardson and Patsy R. Lee, all of Oklahoma City; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Ragsdale-Grant and Sons Mortuary will direct services.
Services for Gloria Frame, 75, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Philip's Episcopal Church with the Rev. Ernest C. Maddon officiating. Interment will be at Rose Hill Cemetery under the direction of Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home.
Miss Frame died July 16, 1997, following a sudden illness. She was born to pioneer Ardmoreites Paul S. and Geraldine Coleman Frame on May 25, 1922, in Oklahoma City.
She attended Christian College in Columbia, Mo., and the University of Oklahoma. During her 25-year career with the Pentagon and the U.S. State Department, she served in France, Mexico, the Congo, Sri Lanka, Belgium and at the United Nations.
She was a member of St. Philip's Episcopal Church, National Association of Retired Federal Employees, and was a docent at the Greater Southwest Historical Museum.
She is survived by a brother, Paul N. Frame, Denver.
Memorials may be made to St. Philip's or the museum.
Clifford Hood Jr.
Graveside rites for Clifford Hood Jr. will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Nelda Cemetery with Robert Hood officiating.
Hood died July 16, 1997, in the local hospital. He was born Feb. 17, 1930, in Kansas City, Mo., and was a retired building inspector.
He is survived by his wife, Fern, of the home; a son, Michael, Dickson; daughter, Kathy Simons, Los Angeles; two brothers, Darrell, Napa, Calif., and Bob, Bountiful, Utah; four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Bearers will be Don Garrison, Troy Duke, Floyd Robinson, Bill Russell, Robert Wright and Herb Belt. Honorary bearers will be Gerald Schreiber, William Thomas and Robbie White.
Griffin-Kennedy-Watts Funeral Home will direct services.
Lacy E. 'Buddy' Lyde
WILSON -- Graveside rites for Lacy E. "Buddy" Lyde will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Hewitt Cemetery with the Rev. Jim Gillum and Don Waters officiating.
Lyde died July 16, 1997, at the Ardmore veterans center. He was born Jan. 1, 1915, at Henrietta, Texas, to Walter Z. and Bertha M. Budlong Lyde.
Reared at Marietta, he served with the Army during World War II with the 17th Airborne paratroopers and was awarded the Purple Heart. He married Sylvia Joyce Towler Nov. 11, 1950, at Wilson, and moved to Thief River Falls, Minn. He was employed by the Minnesota Oil Co. before he retired and moved to Wilson in 1978. He was preceded in death by his wife in 1988; a brother, Paul, in 1988; and sister, Gladys Johnson, in 1995.
Among his survivors are a nephew, Robert Johnson, Ardmore; and sisters-in-law, Helen Waters, Ardmore, and Willa Dean Towler, Wilson.
Honorary bearers are Robert Johnson, Tommy Towler, Roy, Leslie, Robert and Luther Lyde.
Alexander Funeral Home will direct services.
Marjorie L. Hamby
SULPHUR -- Services for Marjorie Leota Hamby, 81, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church with the Rev. Eddie Malphrus officiating. Interment will be at Oaklawn Cemetery under the direction of Clagg Funeral Home.
Mrs. Hamby died July 17, 1997, in Oklahoma City. She was born Dec. 30, 1915, at Sulphur to Jesse C. and Emma L. Shepherd Chandler.
A lifelong resident of Sulphur, she worked at the local schools and First Baptist Church for several years. She and Burl E. Hamby were married March 1, 1942, at Sulphur. He preceded her in death June 29, 1988.
Survivors include a son, Jim, Oklahoma City; a sister, Ruby Plumlee, Bedford, Texas; and two grandchildren.
G.W. 'Pete' Pullen
DAVIS -- Service for G.W. "Pete" Pullen will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Assembly of God Church with the Revs. Finis Steelman and Johnny Beckman officiating. Interment will be at Green Hill Cemetery under the direction of Fox Funeral Home.
Pullen died July 17, 1997, at Davis where he was born Dec. 20, 1916, to Cecil and Carrie Kelly Pullen.
He was a lifelong resident of Davis and a retired police officer. He was preceded in death by his first wife, the former Helen Hackney, in 1972. He and Cora Lee were married Jan. 19, 1973. She died in 1984.
Survivors include four sons, Jack Pullen, Davis, Craig Pullen, Stratford, Ernie Pullen, Oklahoma City, and Charles Granthum, Longwood, Fla.; two stepdaughters, Brenda Seal, Ada, and Lydia Jackson, Sulphur; three sisters, Mary Roberts, Roff, Ruth Mancebo, Ada, and Ora Mae Thompson, Youngstown, Ariz.; a brother, Gordon, Davis; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Anna Mae Easley
TISHOMINGO -- Services for Anna Mae Easley, 89, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Smith Funeral Home chapel. Interment will be at Tishomingo Cemetery.
Mrs. Easley died July 16, 1997, in the Midwest City hospital. She was born June 6, 1908, at Ravia to William and Queene Hurst Graham.
She had lived in Johnston County most of her life before moving to Midwest City a few years ago. She and Jessie J. Easley were married Oct. 18, 1924, at Ravia. He preceded her in death.
Survivors include a daughter, Louise Smith, Midwest City; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Avolt B. Just
Services for Avolt B. Just, 87, will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Ardmore Seventh-day Adventist Church with Elder Paul Proctor and Elder Trevor Thompson officiating. Interment will follow in the Veterans Section of Rose Hill Cemetery.
Born Oct. 4, 1909, in Morrison to Fred W. and Phillippina Keehn Just, he died July 17, 1997, at a local hospital after a brief illness. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Ted, Harold and Leonard Just.
Just moved to Ardmore in 1971. His life work was as a teacher and accountant. He married Margaret Luttrell on Sept. 23, 1951, in Rossville, Ga. He was a veteran of World War II and a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; one son, Bo Just, Alvarado, Texas; three daughters, Peggy West, Greeneville, Tenn., Phyllis Schaefer, Arlington, Texas, and Pearline Stickler, Alvarado; one brother, Jack Just, Salem, Ore.; one sister, Pauline Wilson, Randallstown, Md.; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Bearers are Robert Shaw, Jerry Krentz, Dr. Jim Carlson, Dr. Tom McCulloh, Buck Windham, Branson Baker and Tom Hansen.
Visitation will be from 7-9 tonight at Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home.