Hilda Haney services set at 11:35 am
Funeral services Hilda E. Haney, age 92 of Eakly, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Eakly Baptist Church with Rev. Wanda Murray and Huston Veal officiating.
Haney died Monday, Jan. 2, 2006, in the United Methodist Health Care Center at Clinton. She was born on July 20, 1913 in Butler, the daughter of Ed and Elizabeth (Fuehrer) Kauk.
Reared north of Butler, she attended Oceola Rural School.
On Nov. 1, 1933, she married Jesse Haney, and the couple made their home in Butler, Eakly and Dill City before moving back to Eakly.
She served the community as a minister’s wife for many years.
Burial will follow in Eakly Cemetery under the direction of the Lockstone Funeral Home in Weatherford.
Survivors include by two grandchildren, Sharon Butcher of Weatherford and Karen Borieo Rick of Oklahoma City; three great-grandchildren, Shana Brooks of Eakly, Misty Akromis of Mustang and Jeremy Harper of Biloxi, Miss.; nine great-great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Gus Kauk and his wife, Ovada, of Butler and Jimmy Kauk and his wife, Loretta, of Burns Flat.
Preceding her in death, in addition to her parents and husband, were two brothers, Eddie and Henry; four sisters, Elsie, Sarah, Ruth and Lydia; and a daughter, Marlene Crissman.The family suggests that memorial contributions in her honor may be made to the Eakly Baptist Church Youth Fund.
Mary Harris funeral held at 11:34 am
Funeral services for Mary Rozella “Fat” Harris, age 76 of Laverne, were set for this afternoon in the Myatt-Seeger Funeral Home Chapel in Laverne with Rev. Wes Peterman officiating.
Harris died Sunday, Jan. 1, 2006, at the Grace Living Center in Buffalo. She was born on July 11, 1929 in Chickasha, the daughter of William C. and Maizie M. (Cavin) Richardson.
Reared in Chickasha, she graduated from Chickasha High School in 1947.
She married Clyde Ray Harris on Aug. 6, 1949 at Gainesville, Texas.
She was a former Burns Flat resident and member of the National Rifle Association.
Preceding her in death, along with her parents, were an infant daughter, Jean Ann Harris in 1952; and a brother, Billy Cecil Richardson in 2003.
Burial was at the Cline-Meridian Cemetery northwest of Laverne.
Survivors include her husband, Clyde, of the home in Laverne; a son, Dale Ray Harris of Arkansas; a daughter, Leslie Gay Roberts and her husband, Stacey, of Yukon; sisters, Lora Suzann Bagwell of Oklahoma City, Luella Marie Green of Ridgecrest, Calif.; and two grandchildren.
The family suggests that memorial contributions in Harris’ honor be made to the Laverne Ambulance Fund in care of the funeral home at P.O. Box 909, Laverne, OK 73848.
Private rites held for Aden at 11:33 am
Private funeral services for Clara Leona Aden, age 67 of Clinton, will be held in the Clinton Cemetery under the direction of the Stanley-Lee Funeral Home in Clinton.
Aden died early Friday, Dec. 30, 2005, at the Manor Nursing Center in Yukon. She was born on Aug. 27, 1938 in Hockenfield, Ky.
She grew up in Kansas City, Mo. and attended school there, moving to Clinton in 1994.
Aden had worked in housekeeping at various nursing homes.
Survivors include her companion, John McDaniel of Clinton; a son, Robert Aden of Kansas; sisters, Ethel Thomas and Neva Peak, both of Missouri; and several grandchildren.
Thunderbull services set at 11:32 am
Funeral services for Susie Fletcher Thunderbull, age 54 of Hammon, will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Pentecostal Church of God Indian Mission in Clinton with Rev. Ramus Hicks and Rev. Delfred White Crow officiating.
A wake service is planned tonight from 7 to 10 p.m. at the mission.
Thunderbull died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2005, at Integris Baptist Hospital in Oklahoma City. She was born on May 22, 1951 in Clinton, the daughter of Claude and Anosta (White Turtle) Fletcher, Sr.
Growing up in Clinton, she started school here before graduating from Riverside Indian School in 1972.
She continued her education at Southern Indian Polytech Institute in New Mexico before returning to Oklahoma and working in the Elk City area.
Thunderbull was a charter member of the Clinton Indian Baptist Church and a member of the Challengers Handgame Club.
Preceding her in death, along with her parents, were sisters, Ruby Keeton, Claudine Flying Out; and brothers, Rufus White Turtle, Ralph Fletcher, Claude Fletcher, Jr. and Terry Fletcher.
Burial will conclude in the Clinton Indian Cemetery under the direction of the Stanley-Lee Funeral Home in Clinton.
Survivors include her companion, Jerry Hill of Clinton; a daughter, Virginia Kathleen Fletcher of Elk City; sisters, Irene Standingwater, Chloe Orange, Emma Brewer, all of Elk City, Arleen Kaulay of Hammon, Elizabeth Thunderbull of Clinton; and a granddaughter, Baleigh Arleen Standingwater.
Emery ‘Mick’ Richardson services set at 11:31 am
Graveside services for Emery “Mick” Richardson, age 91, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Arapaho Cemetery with Bob Berkle officiating.
Richardson died Friday, Dec. 30, 2005, at the Corn Heritage Village. He was born on March 6, 1914 east of Clinton, the son of Fred and Clara (Newcomb) Richardson.
Reared in the Dripping Springs area, he attended Red Rock Country School east of the present Cherokee Restaurant.
A 1934 graduate of Custer City High School, he lived on the family farm until they sold the Dripping Springs property in 1949 to the Boy Scouts.
He then moved to Clinton and worked at several jobs, including helping to build the Tradewinds Motel.
He worked for 15 years for the former Lorenz Implement Co. and also had worked at Boyles Produce and the Custer City Case dealership before working for the Clinton Parks and Recreation Department.
Preceding him in death, along with his parents, were his wife, Lula; a son, C.J. Walker; a sister, Oval Cope; a brother, Jim Richardson; three grandchildren, Kenny Smith, Joey Walker, Larry Smith; and a great grandchild, Ethan Richardson.
Burial is under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home in Clinton.
Survivors include a daughter, Mickey Rose and her husband, Bill, of Butler; sons, Emery Richardson, Jr. of Florida, Jim Richardson and his wife, Flo, of Corn; a daughter-in-law, Charlene Walker of Clinton; 15 grandchildren; 37 great grandchildren; and 17 great-great grandchildren.
Collins services set Wednesday at 1:55 pm
Funeral services for Shannon Collins, 36, of Wichita, Kan., will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Martin Funeral Chapel in Elk City with Rev. Henry Fletcher officiating.
He died in a single-vehicle accident Saturday near Canute.
Shannon Milo Collins was born Sept. 22, 1969, at Guymon the son of Don Collins and Elsie Wheeler.
He graduated from Elk City High School and had been working at Cessna Aviation in Wichita for the past 10 years.
He was preceded in death by his paternal and maternal grandfathers.
Burial will follow the services at the Butler Cemetery under the direction of the Martin Funeral Home of Elk City.
He is survived by four children, Brooke and Kolton Collins of Kingfisher and Cole and Shanna Collins of Wichita; his father, Don and wife Marjean Collins of Canute; his mother, Elsie Brinlee of Canute; a sister, Mandy McLemore of Elk City; a brother, Matthew Collins of Canute; maternal grandmother, Dorothy Wheeler of Elk City and paternal grandmother, Melba Collins of Hammon.
Morton rites set Tuesday at 1:55 pm
Funeral services for Kenneth R. Morton, 70, of Thomas, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2006 in the First Baptist Church with Todd Pack officiating.
Morton died Saturday, Feb. 4, 2006 in Thomas.
He was born June 29, 1935 in Oklahoma City to Robert and Grace (Conde) Morton. He was raised west of Custer City and attended Arapaho schools.
He was in the military from 1954-1956 and in the reserves until 1962.
He married Sharel Marihugh on June 5, 1965 in Tacoma, Wash.
He worked as an electric meter technician for Tacoma City Light and Puget Light in Tacoma before retiring in 1990. He and his wife lived on the family farm until 2000 when they moved to Thomas.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother,
Bobby Morton; and his uncle, Frank Conde.
Burial will follow the services at the Taloga Mound Cemetery under the direction of Lockstone Funeral Home of Thomas.
Morton is survived by his wife of the home; two sons, Kenneth and wife Lisa Morton of Vancouver, Wash., Craig Morton of Thomas; a daughter, Cheri and husband Kelly Lawrence of Tacoma; a sister, Patsy Schmidt of Anaheim, Calif.; and three grandchildren.
Dysart rites set Wednesday at 1:54 pm
Funeral services for Rubye K. Dysart, 90, of Elk City, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2006, in the Canute High School Auditorium with Tim Israel officiating.
She died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2006 at the Great Plains Medical Center in Elk City.
She was born March 8, 1915, to Hugh and Effie Mae (Carter) Gibson in Chillicothe, Texas.
She moved to western Oklahoma with her family when she was 6. She graduated from Canute High School in 1933.
She married Walter G. “Pat” Dysart on June 3, 1939 and they farmed near Canute. She was an active member of the Canute Methodist Church and Eastern Star.
Mrs. Dysart was preceded in death by her husband and siblings, Vera Phillips, Ben Gibson, Wilson Gibson, Walter Gibson, Ada Campmire, Ethel Caldwell, Billy Gibson and Lillie Martinek.
Burial will conclude the services in the Canute Cemetery under the direction of the Stanley-Lee Funeral Home.
She is survived by a daughter, Jan Wheeler and husband G.C. “Buddy” of Clinton; a brother, Ray Gibson of Spearman, Texas; two grandchildren, G.C. “Cleve” Wheeler IV and wife Tonya of Piedmont and Lance Wheeler and wife Linda of Edmond; and three great-grandchildren, Dillan, G.C. “Quent” V and Evan Wheeler.
Wednesday, February 01, 2006
Hollan rites on Thursday at 12:48 pm
Memorial services for Leonard Joe Hollan, age 58 of Weatherford, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Pleasant View Mennonite Church at Hydro with Darwin Hartman officiating.
Hollan died Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2006, at the Maple Lawn Manor in Hydro. He was born in Summerfield, Okla. on April 15, 1947, the son of Lisha Swango “Doc” and Easter (Gray) Hollan.
He was reared and attended school in Summerfield and worked on a farm.
Moving to Kansas City, Mo., he worked for an aluminium foundry and in road construction before moving to the Colony area in 1979.
Hollan worked for Bulah Lasley, Zip Tool and 3M. He was an active blood donor for many years.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Lockstone Funeral Home in Weatherford.
Survivors include one son, Mathanic “Matt” Hollan and his wife, Carma, of Weatherford; one daughter, Sara Quillin and her husband, James, of Bessie; four brothers, Mart Hollan of Colony, Randy Hollan of Springfield, Mo., Jake Hollan of Stilwell, Lee Hollan of Springfield, Mo.; two sisters, Ruby Bettis of Mammoth Spring, Ark., Carolyn Phillips of Toledo, Ill.; and one granddaughter, Kimberly.
Preceding him in death, along with his parents and wife, were one sister, Lola Herrington; and one brother, William Taylor Hollan.
Jones rites Wednesday at 2:00 pm
Funeral services for the Oklahoma City man who died in an automobile accident on Interstate 40 near Clinton early Saturday, Jan. 28, 2006, have been announced.
Services for Larry Anthony Jones, age 20 of Oklahoma City, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the First Baptist Church in Geary with Rev. John Copeland and Rev. Francine Big Goose officiating.
A traditional all-night Indian wake service will be held beginning at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Tri-County Building in Geary.
Jones was born on Jan. 21, 1986 at Omaha, Neb., the son of Roger and Lydia Kay (White) Jones.
Reared in Clinton and Geary, he graduated from high school in Tahlequah with the Job Corps program in 2004.
He had worked as an electrical apprentice and for Safety Awareness in Oklahoma City and had been awarded Salesperson of the Month.
At the time of his death he was employed with Lucky Star Casino.
Jones was a member of the Central Baptist Church in Oklahoma City where he sang in the choir and attended Promise Keepers.
He also was a member of the Kit-Fox Society and the Native American Church.
Burial will conclude in the Lumpmouth Family Cemetery west of Geary under the direction of the Stanley-Lee Funeral Home in Clinton.
Survivors include his mother, Lydia, and father, Roger, both of Oklahoma City; two sisters, Laura Jones and Autumn Eneremadu, both of Oklahoma City; and three brothers, Charles Jones and Ryan Moore, both of Oklahoma City, Corey Evans of Daytona, Fla.
Private Rose services set at 1:58 pm
Private family services are planned for Mickey Lucille (Richardson) Rose, age 65 of Butler.
Rose died Saturday, Jan. 28, 2006, at her home in Butler. She was born on June 5, 1940 at Dripping Springs near Arapaho.
She grew up at Dripping Springs until the age of 10 when she and her family moved to Clinton where she attended school.
She worked for Dairy Queen for many years.
On June 27, 1994 she married Bill Alfred Rose in Colorado Springs, Colo. She and her husband settled in Butler in 1997.
Preceding her in death were her parents; sons, Kenny Smith and Larry Smith; a great grandson, Ethan Oneale; and a brother, C.J. Walker.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Stanley-Lee Funeral Home in Clinton.
Survivors include her husband, Bill, of the home; sons, Billy Oneale and his wife, Deborah, of Arapaho, Terry Smith and his wife, Sandra, of Louisiana; daughters, Kim Johnson of Clinton, Cheryl Tilley and her husband, Delbert, of Cordell, Angela Adams and her husband, Darren, of New Mexico; brothers, Jim Richardson and his wife, Flo, of Corn, Emery “Buzz” Richardson, Jr. of Florida; a sister-in-law, Charlene Walker of Clinton; 18 grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren.