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Carter County, Oklahoma Obituary Collection

Carter County, Oklahoma Obituary Collection - 94

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Date: Wednesday, 25 August 2010, at 6:14 p.m.

Delbert D. McGuire
TISHOMINGO -- Graveside services for Delbert D. McGuire, 91, were 1 p.m. today at Fillmore Cemetery.
He died Sept. 13, 1997, in a local hospital.
Born June 14, 1906, to Thomas B. and Nell Enloe McGuire, he was a carpenter and was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include one son, Paul, Oregon; three sisters, Freda Fowler and Bess Warren, Oklahoma City, and Pauline Evans, Oregon. He was preceded in death by one sister and three brothers.
Services were under the direction of the Smith Funeral Home.

Carroll Key
Services for Carroll Key, 78, will be 10 a.m. Monday in the Harvey-Douglas Chapel with the Rev. Rick Denham officiating. Interment with military rites will be at Pruitt Cemetery.
Key died Sept. 18, 1997, in a local hospital following an extended illness. He was born April 24, 1919, at Stringtown to William R. and Theodosa Wells Key.
He had lived in Ardmore since 1984. He and Corrine Roberts were married Oct. 29, 1983. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the Army Air Corps. Key was a member of the Disabled American Veterans, Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Elks Lodge and Bethel Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by two brothers and four sisters.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; three daughters, Katherine Roberts, Ardmore, Susie Wilson, San Diego, and Carol Ruth Hogan, Phoenix; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Bearers will be Ralph Shipman, Lou Lewellen, Lloyd Smith, Lee Newman, Bob Davis and Marvin Pursley. Honorary bearers are Edward Teague, Bud Herron, Cecil Screws, Clifford Wood, Robert Smith, Joe White and Ted Goodson.
Memorials may be made to Cross Timbers Hospice.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Robert Alan Jackson
Services for Robert Alan Jackson, 34, will be 10 a.m. Monday at Central Church of Christ with Jesse Whitlock and Danny Stewart officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Olive Cemetery at Healdton.
Born Dec. 13, 1962, at Seminole, he died Sept. 19, 1997, at a local hospital.
Jackson lived in the Ardmore area most of his life. He was a member of the Central Church of Christ, where he taught Bible classes and was a songleader. He was a computer electronic technician.
Survivors include his mother, Clara Jackson, Ardmore; a brother, David L. Jackson, Tullahoma, Tenn.; and one sister, Carolyn J. Welch, Anchorage, Alaska.
Bearers are Randy Scott, Scott Saner, Les and Sean Bugbee, Brandon and Chuck Fontenot.
Memorials may be made to the Central Church of Christ Building Fund, 607 McLish St., Ardmore, OK 73401; or The American Diabetes Association, 6600 South Yale Ave., Suite 1310, Tulsa, OK 74136-3346.
Services are under the direction of Griffin-Kennedy-Watts Funeral Home.

Myrtle Samis
MILL CREEK -- Services for Myrtle Samis, 85, will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Pentecostal Church with the Rev. Jerry George officiating. Interment will follow at Indiahoma Cemetery, Indiahoma.
Born March 11, 1912, at Pickens to Osby and Mary Frances Wisenhunt Williams, she died Sept. 19, 1997, at an Ardmore hospital. She married Frank Samis. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by two sons, Henry and Harry Samis; and one daughter, Avis Sims.
Mrs. Samis was a member of the Pentecostal Church. She had lived in Mill Creek for 26 years, moving from Pickens.
Survivors include three daughters, Dorothy Martinez, Madill, Mary Haney and Azelle Vaughn, both of Mill Creek; four sons, John, Sulphur, Wayland, Cache, George, Mill Creek, and Harold, Fort Worth, Texas; one sister, Audrey Williams, Pickens; two brothers, Lewis and Tom Williams, Pickens; 32 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; and 20 great-great-grandchildren.
Bearers are Gary Samis, Harold Samis Jr., Tommy Haney, Robbie Haney, Mashone Lowe and Willie Elrod.
Services are under the direction of Smith Funeral Home, Tishomingo.

Oliver Van
AVIS -- Services for Oliver Van were Saturday at Fox Funeral Chapel with the Rev. N. Melvin Sr. officiating. Interment followed in Oakridge Cemetery.
Born Aug. 20, 1921, in Tatums to Doc and Pearl Hoffman Van, he died Sept. 15, 1997, in a local hospital.
A self-employed bricklayer, Van lived in Davis most of his life. He was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his wife, Irene; two brothers, Vecie Van and Marve Branch.
Survivors include four daughters, Tiajuana Van Seymore, Menlo Van and Luanna Van Steele, all of Milwaukee, and Andrea Chambers, Oklahoma City; two sons, Oliver Jr., Denver, and Donald Davis, Milwaukee; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Vera Mae Holder
CHEEK -- Services for Vera Mae Holder, 87, will be 2 p.m. Monday at Cheek Baptist Church with the Rev. J.B. Lovelace officiating. Interment will be at Cheek Cemetery.
Mrs. Holder died Sept. 18, 1997, in a local health care facility following an extended illness. She was born Oct. 27, 1909, at Cheek to Calvin and Elizabeth Edwards Stinnett.
A lifelong resident of the area, she married the Rev. Louis Holder on March 12, 1928, at Wilson. He preceded her in death March 22, 1990. She was a homemaker and a member of Trinity Baptist Church.
Survivors include a son, Darrell, Ardmore; three daughters, Zela Mae Morgan, Lone Grove, Katherine Goff, Glenpool, and Linda Hammond, Springer; a sister, Ellen Hudgins, Ardmore; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Grandsons will serve as bearers.
Services are under the direction of Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home.

Edgar H. Jennings
Services for Edgar H. Jennings will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the First Baptist Church with Dr. Alton Fannin officiating. Interment will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park under the direction of Craddock Funeral Home.
Jennings died Sept. 21, 1997, in the local hospital. He was born April 24, 1914, at Smyrna, east of Ardmore, to Marion S. and Clara J. Hawkins Jennings.
A longtime area resident of Ardmore, he served in World War II with the Marine Corps Fifth Division and was among the first to land on Iwo Jima and see the U.S. flag raised. He also served in occupied Japan. He retired as chief from the Ardmore Fire Department.
He was a former member of the Lakeview Golf Association, a member of American Legion, and member and deacon at First Baptist Church. He and Lorene Day were married March 23, 1935, in Ardmore.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; a son, Steve, Oklahoma City; two daughters, Pam Telford, Oklahoma City, and Jean H. Stevens, Lafayette, La.; five sisters, Oleda Paparelli, California, Doris Landmon, Hemet, Calif., Beatrice Dalton, Tempe, Ariz., Jewel Woodrow and Lottie Price, Ardmore; eight grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Wilmon "Bill" Jennings.
Bearers will be grandsons, Dr. Jeffrey Lane, Darren and Trent Telford, Thad and Shawn Jennings and Robert Coberly.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at the funeral home.

Nola M. Gault
HEAVENER -- Graveside services for Nola Marie Gault, Ratliff City, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Memorial Cemetery with the Revs. Joe Hall and Dwight Hawkins officiating.
Mrs. Gault died Sept. 21, 1997. She was born Dec. 27, 1939, in Arizona, to John and Rose Anna Graham.
She married Richard Gault Nov. 2, 1989, at Ratliff City, and was a registered nurse employed by the Duncan Regional Hospital.
She is survived by her husband, of the home; four daughters, Rosella Hall, Ratliff City, Lynn Luman, Heavener, Pam Sellers, Graham, and Jessica Denay, of the home; two sisters, Faye R. Bussell, San Miguel, Ariz., and Norma Graham, Ratliff City; a brother, Harvey Graham, Durant; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Milburn Funeral Home will direct services.

Ted R. Walk
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Services for Healdton native Ted R. Walk, 59, will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the City Church, 10th and Robinson, Oklahoma City.
Walk died Sept. 18, 1997, in Springfield, Ill. He was born Dec. 23, 1937, in Healdton, to Floyd A. and Irene Sales Walk.
Reared at Healdton, he retired from the Oklahoma City Fire Department after 20 years of service and was also an insurance claims adjuster. He married Paula Wisdom in June 1962 at Hobbs, N.M.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; two daughters, Terry, Boston, and Shelly, Camp Polk, La.; a son, Geffery, Edmond; his father, Floyd; and brother, Billy Jack, Healdton; and a granddaughter.
Reser Funeral Home announced arrangements.

Matthew B. Dollar
MADILL -- Services for Matthew Brian Dollar, 23, were scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Watts Memorial Chapel with Larry Holder officiating. Interment was at Woodberry Forest Cemetery.
Dollar died Sept. 21, 1997, following an automobile accident. He was born Feb. 7, 1974, in Oklahoma City.
Reared at Madill, he graduated from high school here in 1992 and, as a member of the wrestling team, placing second in the state tournament. He was a member of Sigma Tau Gamma while attending the University of Central Oklahoma. He was also a member of First United Methodist Church, Lake Country Bass Masters Fishing Club and was employed by Big Boy Bass Co. in Ardmore. He and Amy Vanhook were married Oct. 7, 1995, at Greenville, S.C.
Survivors include his wife; daughter, Haley; his parents, Sue and Larry Woods; and brother, Jeff Dollar, all of Madill; his father, Mike Dollar, Chickasha; a sister, Kristen Dollar, Edmond; and grandparents, Ira and Janie Dollar, Chickasha, Royce and Hilda Allen, Opal J. Woods and Tina Martin, all of Madill. He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Michael.
Bearers were Beau Hendricks, Wesley French, Greg Tate, Grant Brown, Kerry Bishop and Jessie Couch.

Kenneth R. Payne
SULPHUR -- Services for Kenneth Ray Payne, 52, Davis, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Cowley-Krien Funeral Chapel with Thomas Thompson and the Rev. Gary R. Brant officiating. Interment will be at Katie Cemetery.
Payne died Sept. 20, 1997, at Davis. He was born April 10, 1945, at Wichita Falls, Texas, to Laurel C. and Irene Hamby Payne.
He had lived in the Davis area most of his life and was self-employed.
He is survived by a sister, Mary F. Day, Choctaw. He was preceded in death by a brother, Leon, in 1989.
Bearers are Bill Payne, Mike Payne, Ken Day, John Higgins, Brian McCurry and Eddie Jarman. Honorary bearers are Bill Montgomery and Webb Eads.
Memorials may be made to the Church of Christ, Davis.

Nina R. Imotichey
TISHOMINGO -- Services for Nina Rose Imotichey, 45, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Corbin Memorial Chapel with the Revs. Charlie Carter and Callen Burris officiating. Interment will follow at Seeley Cemetery in Connervillle.
Mrs. Imotichey died Sept. 21, 1997, in Tishomingo. She was born March 6, 1952, at Ada to John D. and Illa M. Wisdom Hamilton.
Married to David Imotichey March 8, 1969, at Tishomingo, she was a homemaker and member of the Connerville Temple of God Church. She had lived in Fittstown the past three years.
Survivors include her husband; and two sons, Michael and Joe Don, all of the home; a daughter, Sherry Rider, Tishomingo; three brothers, Tom Hamilton, Stonewall, Ed Hamilton, Pontotoc, and Frank Hamilton, Tishomingo; four sisters, Lea Johnson, Melissa Hamilton, Lucille Hamilton and Helen Harris, all of Fittstown; and three grandchildren.
Bearers will be Randall Walton, Kevin, Nelson and Noah Wisdom Jr., Jon and Hershel Hamilton.

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