Lloyd Collins rights Tuesday at 9:15 am
Graveside services for Lloyd H. Collins, age 78 of Alamo, Texas and a former longtime Clinton resident, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Memorial Park Cemetery in Enid with Rev. Tom Pullin officiating.
Collins died Friday, Nov. 5, 2004, at McAllen, Texas. He was born on Feb. 27, 1926 in Enid, the son of Art and Theresa Hasbrook Collins.
Having graduated from Enid High School and Enid Business College, Collins served in the Army Air Corps as a tail gunner during World War II.
He married Claribel Willard on Feb. 27, 1947 in the Methodist Church at Enid.
The couple lived in Clinton from 1960 to 1993 before moving to Alamo. He was a licensed pilot and was self-employed repairing and installing service station equipment until his retirement in 1988.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Debbie Holland, in December of 2003.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Hennigner-Allen Funeral Home in Enid. Condolences may be sent to www.enidwecare.com.
Survivors include his wife, Clara, of the home; a daughter, Delores Hinton of Pond Creek; a son-in-law, Joel Holland of Grandville, Mich.; five grandchildren; six great grandchildren; sisters, Alliene Morrow of Terlton, Nadiene Malone of Sunnyville, Calif., Loriene Kelly of Texarkana, Texas, Wanda Reim of Garland, Texas; and a sister-in-law, Doris Brumfield of Alamo, Texas.
The family suggests that those who desire may make memorial contributions in Collins’ honor to the American Cancer Society with the funeral home serving as custodian.
Friday, November 05, 2004
Carl Collins funeral held at 5:28 pm
Funeral services for Francis Carl Collins, 85, brother of Wilma Parr of Arapaho, were held Wednesday at the Mercer-Adams Funeral Chapel in Bethany.
Collins died Saturday, Oct. 30, 2004, following a lengthy struggle with Alzheimer’s. He had lived the past six years at the Veterans Center in Norman.
Born May 20, 1919, in Custer County, he was the son of Oscar and Effie Collins. Following his graduation from Arapaho High School in 1937, he worked several years for R.L. Lockstone in Weatherford repairing radios.
On Dec. 21, 1941, he married Lola Cox. They were wed for more than 60 years until her death in 2002.
After the outbreak of World War II, Collins joined the Army Air Corps and was stationed at Wichita Falls, Texas, and Waycross, Ga., before being assigned to the Aleutian Islands in Alaska. In the Aleutians, he repaired radio equipment for airplanes flying combat in the Pacific.
Following his discharge, Collins obtained a degree in theology from Southern Nazarene University at Bethany and pastored churches in Kingfisher and Tonkawa.
He eventually returned to college, earning a degree in mathematics, physics and electronics, and was employed by the Federal Aviation Administration in Oklahoma City. He spent more than 20 years as an instructor with the FAA, writing one of the agency’s textbooks, before retiring.
Collins was a longtime member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Bethany.
He is survived by one daughter, Beverly Bohannon, and her husband, Ray; two sons, Wayne and Rick Collins; one sister and brother-in-law, Wilma and Max Parr; one sister-in-law, Glorious Bird, and her husband, Dan; six grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.
Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Jean Collins; and two brothers, Richard and Elgin Collins.
Burial was in the Bethany Cemetery.
Thursday, November 04, 2004
Labastida funeral set at 3:44 pm
A Mass of Christian Burial for Martha M. Labastida, age 36 of Clinton, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Father Carl Janocha and Deacon Pedro Madlonado officiating.
A Rosary will be held Friday at 6 p.m. in the chapel of the Stanley-Lee Funeral Home in Clinton.
Labastida died Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2004, at Integris Clinton Regional Hospital after a five-year battle with cancer. She was born on March 27, 1968 in Cardenas San Luis, Mexico.
She grew up in Mexico and moved to Clinton at the age of 12, graduating from Clinton High School in 1986.
Following graduation, she went to work for Bar-S, and married Hector Labastida on April 26, 1991. They made their home in Clinton.
Five years ago she began working at the Custer County Health Department. She loved her work helping pregnant women and their children.
She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and Guadalupanas.
Preceding her in death were her parents.
Burial will conclude in the Clinton Cemetery.
Survivors include her husband, Hector, and two sons, Ivan and Danny, all of the Clinton home; three sisters, Bernardina Perez, Juana Casas, Antonia Lopez, and a brother, Pedro Lopez, all of Clinton; and a grandmother, Santana Lopez of Mexico.
Rites slated for Fransen at 4:43 pm
Funeral services for Harvey M. Fransen, age 79 and a life-long resident of Clinton, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the First United Methodist Church in Clinton with Rev. Larry Holder officiating.
Fransen died early Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2005, at Integris Baptist Hospital in Oklahoma City. He was born on Feb. 6, 1925 in Clinton, the son of Henry and Christina (Merk) Fransen.
Reared in Clinton, Fransen attended Chapel Hill Grade School in rural Clinton before graduating from Clinton High School in 1943 and continuing his education at then Oklahoma A&M University.
He enlisted in the U.S. Army and served honorably in World War II before marrying Marjorie Wade on Aug. 3, 1949 in Albuquerque, N.M.
The Fransens lived in the Foss area for a short time where they farmed and raised cattle.
They moved to Clinton in 1953 where Fransen worked for the Soil Conservation Service.
In 1955 he began working for the Bureau of Indian Affairs and during the oil book he had a factoring service.
A member of the United Methodist Church, he was active on many church committees and was a member of the Fidelis Sunday School Class.
He enjoyed golfing and spent many hours in his yard and garden.
Preceding him in death, along with his parents, were four brothers, Albert, Henry, George, James; and a sister, Amanda Fransen.
Burial will conclude in the Clinton Cemetery under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home in Clinton.
Survivors include his wife, Marjorie, of the home; two daughters, Stacy Fransen-Chaffin of Chickasha, Christine Fransen of Norman; grandchildren, Ryan Chaffin and his wife, Kaylee, of Norman, Courtney Porras and her husband, Rick, of Yukon, Fransen Ordelheide of Norman; two sisters, Elsie Hinz of Corn, Martha Harms of Clinton; and several nieces and nephews.
The family has requested that those who desire may make contributions in Fransen’s honor to the Clinton Public School Foundation, P.O. Box 822, Clinton, OK 73601 or to the United Methodist Church, 1001 Frisco Ave., Clinton, OK 73601.
Tuesday, February 01, 2005
Services pending at 3:47 pm
Funeral services for Harvey Fransen, age 79 of Clinton, are pending with the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home in Clinton.
Fransen died early today, Feb. 1, 2005, at Integris Baptist Hospital in Oklahoma City.
Perry rites set at 3:47 pm
Funeral services for Clarence Eugene Perry, age 58 formerly of Clinton, are pending with the Stanley-Lee Funeral Home in Clinton.
Perry died early Feb. 1, 2005 in the Quail Creek Nursing Center in Oklahoma City.
According to his wishes, his body will be cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date.
Broadbent funeral set at 3:46 pm
Funeral services for Billy Joe Broadbent, age 73 of Pampa, Texas, will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Carmichael-Whatley Colonial Chapel in Pampa, Texas with Billy Jones, minister of the Pleasant Valley Church of Christ of Amarillo, officiating.
Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Butler Cemetery.
Broadbent died on Sunday, Jan. 30, 2005, at Pampa., Texas. He was born on Dec. 4, 1931 in Butler, the son of William and Sarah Broadbent.
A resident of Pampa since 1952, he married DeLoris Ann Terry on Oct. 17, 1954 in Clovis, N.M. She preceded him in death on Nov. 10, 2001.
He owned Broadbent Scrap Metal for 35 years and was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during the Korean War. Broadbent was a Baptist.
Survivors include two sons, Alan Broadbent and Charlie Broadbent, both of Pampa, Texas; a daughter, JoAnn Adams of Pampa, Texas; a sister: Barbara Dodson of Nowata; eight grandchildren; five great grandchildren.
Preceding him in death, in addition to his parents, were one brother, Floyd Broadbent; and one granddaughter, Ashley Broadbent.
The funeral home indicated that the family will receive friends at 1806 Coffee in Pampa.
Vickie Kevan funeral slated at 3:45 pm
Graveside memorial rites for Vickie (Cagle) Kevan, age 46 of Cushing, will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Drumright Greenlawn Cemetery.
Kevan died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2005, in Tulsa. She was born on Sept. 10, 1958 in New Braunfels, Texas, the daughter of Eula Virginia (Henley) Cagle and Charles E. Cagle.
Reared and educated in Missouri and Oklahoma, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Clinton.
For several years, she had lived in Twin Bridges, Mont. where she worked in the printing industry. She loved to hunt, fish, play the guitar and sing.
She married Wayne Kevan at Clinton, and they remained together until his death in 1992.
Six years ago she moved from Montana to Cushing where she remained until her death.
Cremation and funeral arrangements are being handled by Michael’s Funeral Home in Drumright.
Survivors include three children, Levi James Kevan, Shawn Tyler Kevan, Kinley Beth Kevan, all of Cushing; her father, Charles Cagle and his wife, Sandy, of Broken Arrow; her mother, Virginia Redford and her husband, Larry, of Odessa, Texas; two brothers, Randy Cagle of Tulsa, Jim Cagle and his wife, Jennifer, of Texas; two sisters, Susan Smith and her husband, Luke, of Cushing, Carla Cagle of Drumright; a half brother, Brad Cagle and his wife, Stephanie, of Tulsa; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Her father, Charles Cagle, was a former managing editor of the Clinton Daily News.
Monday, January 31, 2005
Payne burial set at Sentinel at 4:50 pm
Graveside services for Donald Payne, 70, former longtime ASCS employee in Cordell, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Sentinel Cemetery.
Payne, a lifetime Sentinel resident, died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2005, at his home.
He was born Feb. 20, 1934, in Sentinel, the son of Wilburn Howard and Lillie Marie (Willingham) Payne. He was a graduate of Sentinel High School and had worked approximately 35 years as a program coordinator at the ASCS office in Cordell.
Payne is survived by one brother, Billy Clyde Payne, and his wife, Martha, of Longview, Texas; one nephew, Don Mark Payne, Portsmouth, Va.; and one niece, Vilia Payne, of The Woodlands, Texas.
Rev. Keith Gillham will officiate at the services with burial under direction of McClure Funeral Home of Cordell. The family suggests that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to the donor’s favorite charity.
Lester Allen funeral held at 4:50 pm
Funeral services for Leonard Lester Allen, age 80 of Cordell, were held Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Cordell with Raymond Unruh and Marvin Kehl officiating.
Allen died Thursday, Jan. 27, 2005, at his home. He was born on Oct. 11, 1924 in Bessie, the son of Edna (Watson) and Buel Allen.
On May 17, 1947 he married Juanita Weber. He farmed in Washita County and was an insurance agent in Oklahoma City and Tulsa.
Later, he was a 26-year employee of the U.S. Postal Service before retiring on July 19, 1985.
After retirement, he began a new occupation as a volunteer free chauffeur for the elderly to doctors, hospitals, airports, you name it.
Allen was a member of the Veteran of Foreign Wars. He served in World War II, joining the Navy on June 16, 1942. He was the quartermaster of the Cordell VFW Post No. 4613.
He also was a member of the American Legion, a 32nd Degree Mason and a Shriner.
He was inducted into the Legion of Honor.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Buel Allen Jr., Everett Allen, Keith Allen and Calvin Allen; a sister, Margie Garner; and a son, Gordon Keith Allen.
Burial was in the Union-Hatchett Cemetery north of Bessie.
Survivors include a daughter, Sherri Buller and her husband, Nathan, of Weatherford; sons, Wayne Allen and his wife, bEth, of Elk City, Daniel Allen and his wife, Jeanie, of Oklahoma City; grandchildren, Allen, Charli, James, Steven, David, Kerri, Joye, Ann, Joe, Jamie, Dannie; brothers, Richard Allen and his wife, Edna, of Midwest City, Kenneth Allen of Fresno, Calif., Billy Allen of Winter Park, Fla.; and sisters, Bobbie Lynn Meier of Bessie, Grace Igo of Eugene, Ore., Imogene Rogers of Tulsa.
Wednesday, January 26, 2005
Fuentez rites to be Friday at 4:50 pm
Funeral services for Maggie T. Fuentez, 52 of Clinton, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28 at the First Christian Church with Pastor Joe Tovar officiating.
She died Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2005 at the Integris Baptist Hospital in Oklahoma City.
She was born Oct. 17, 1952 in Florida Coah, Mexico to Claudio and Eusebia (Arellano) Tovar. She attended school in Mexico and moved to Clinton when she was 16.
On June 5, 1971, she married Alex C. Fuentez II and they made their home in Clinton.
She was a member of the Camino Avida Assembly of God Church. She enjoyed dancing, shopping, visiting with friends, working crossword puzzles and reading the newspaper. Her favorite pastime was spending time with her grandchildren.
Burial services will conclude in the Arapaho Cemetery under the direction of the Stanley-Lee Funeral Home.
She is survived by her husband of the home; two daughters, Maggie Rangel and husband Danny, Adriana Fuentez, all of Oklahoma City; a son, Alex Fuentez III and wife Elena of Clinton; four sisters, Connie Rodriguez and Maria Cardenas of Clinton, Olivia Tovar and Wilma Rehem of Oklahoma City; six brothers, Sergio Tovar of Houston, Ernest, Berto and Joe Tovar, all of Altus, Cesar Tovar of Austin, Texas and Claudio Tovar of Oklahoma City; five grandchildren, Jacob, McKinley, Alexis, Madison and Maigen; and a host of nieces and nephews.
A wake service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Kiseau Memorial Chapel.