Jesus Roque services set at 2:33 pm
Funeral services for Jesus Baca Roque, age 49 of Clinton, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday in the Marantha Pentecostal Church with pastors Frank Acosta and Ernest Chapa officiating.
Roque died Monday, June 19, 2006, at the Grace Living Center in Clinton. He was born on Oct. 6, 1956, in Rockford, Ill., the son of Manuel and Maria (Baca) Roque.
Growing up in Butler, he graduated from high school there in 1973 and worked for the cotton gin in Butler before going to work in the oilfield with Unit Drilling.
He retired in February of 2005 due to failing health.
Preceding him in death were his mother; and a daughter, Angela Diane.
Burial will conclude in the Clinton Cemetery under the direction of the Stanley-Lee Funeral Home in Clinton.
Survivors include his wife, Noemi of the home; his father, Manuel of Illinois; daughters, Amy Roque and her husband, Shane Adams, Norma and Brenae, all of Clinton; sons, Jesus Roque, Jr. and his wife, Selicia of Moore, Andrew and his wife, Courtney, of Clinton; sisters, Dolores Puente of Clinton, Diane Mendoza of Elk City, Margie Roque of Illinois; brothers, Johnny of Clinton, Simon of Madill, Gilbert and Lupe of Illinois, Joe of Arapaho, Carlos of Burns Flat; and 11 grandchildren.
Monday, June 19, 2006
Hohrman funeral set at 12:47 pm
Graveside services for Lonnie Kenneth Hohrman, age 70 of Clinton, will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Clinton Cemetery with Art McSparen officiating.
Hohrman died early today, June 19, 2006, at the Clinton Veterans Center. He was born on Jan. 31, 1936 in Marshall Town, Iowa, the son of Kenneth and Elsie Mae (Hughes) Hohrman.
Reared in Liscomb, Iowa, he joined the Marine Corps when he was 17 and served in the Korean War, later re-enlisting in the Air Force.
On May 18, 1969 he married Dixie Gay Hamar in Putnam.
He served in the Army National Guard from 1970 to 1980 at Clinton and had worked for Kellwood and Milchem.
He also was self-employed as a carpenter and was of the Assembly of God denomination.
Preceding him in death were his parents.
Burial will conclude under the direction of the Stanley-Lee Funeral Home in Clinton.
Survivors include his wife, Dixie, of the home; daughters, Jennifer McMullin and Dori and Holly Hohrman, all of Clinton; a son, Tom Hohrman of Vian; and seven grandchildren.
Dickerson funeral set at 12:45 pm
Funeral services for Billy Ruth Dickerson, age 58 of Ardmore, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Abundant Life Worship Center Church in Ardmore with a son-in-law, Terry Walker, pastor, officiating.
Dickerson died Sunday, June 18, 2006, at her home. She was born on Aug. 11, 1947 at San Antonio, Texas, the daughter of William G. and Jewell Estell (Rogers) Moyle.
Having received an associate’s degree in medical assisting from Vaterott College, she was working for Walgreens at the time of her illness.
She was a member of the Abundant Life Worship Center and married Vernon L. Dickerson on July 16, 1966 at Reno, Nev.
Burial will be in the Provence Cemetery under the direction of the Alexander Funeral Home in Wilson. Visitation was scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the Abundant Life Center.
Survivors include her husband, Vernon; three daughters, Dana Long and her husband, Richard, of Oklahoma City, Reverna Walker and her husband, Terry, of Ardmore, Ty Snider of Wilson; five grandchildren, Ashley Long of Oklahoma City, Dustin Walker of Ardmore, Lauren Walker of Ardmore, Morgan Snider of Clinton, Caleb Snider of Wilson; sisters, Pat Lookabaugh of Frankston, Texas, Marion Todd of Canby, Calif., Paula Nijrich of Big Trees, Calif., Jackie Hollaway of Oakdale, Calif; and a special friend, Earlene Teel of Oklahoma City.
The family suggests that those who desire may make memorial contributions in Billy’s honor to the Abundant Life Worship Center Building Fund, 421 L. Street NE, Ardmore, OK 73401.
Friday, June 16, 2006
'Doc' Jones funeral set at 1:19 pm
Funeral services for Paul T. “Doc” Jones, age 54 of Clinton, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Gospel Tabernacle Church at Arapaho with Rev. Wendall Folsom officiating.
Paul Thomas Jones died from an apparent heart attack Sunday, June 11, 2006, in the Integris Clinton Regional Hospital emergency room.
He grew up in Cottonwood, Ariz. and graduated with salutatorian honors from Mingus High School in 1970.
He was awarded an engineering scholarship to Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff.
After receiving his associate’s degree he married Elizabeth Allen in 1975 at Williams, Ariz., and they made their home in Phoenix where he owned and operated CDR Appliance Repair.
In 1991 he moved to Clinton to help care for his father. He had worked for Patterson UTI and was employed by Unit Drilling Company as an engineer at the time of his death.
A member of the Gospel Tabernacle Church, he was preceded in death, along with his parents, by his stepfather, Russell Adcox; and a sister, Susie Adcox.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Stanley-Lee Funeral Home in Clinton.
Survivors include three daughters, Carrie Jones of Las Vegas, Nev., DaWayna Jones of Elba, N.M., Rebecca (Jones) Brazil and their mother, Elizabeth; four grandchildren; two sisters, Phyllis Sturman of Cottonwood, Ariz., Anna Adcox of Camp Verde, Ariz.; and a brother, Russel Adcox, also of Camp Verde.
Services set for Hamilton at 1:18 pm
A service to celebrate the life of Vinita B. (Morgan) Hamilton, age 88 of Tulsa, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Tulsa.
Hamilton died Thursday, June 15, 2006. She was born on Sept. 23, 1917 in Clinton, the daughter of Aurie and John Morgan.
Married to Art Hamilton in August of 1935, the couple lived for a number of years in Oklahoma City and McAlester.
She returned to Clinton for four years to help care for her mother before moving to Tulsa.
Her husband preceded her in death in 1985. Also preceding her in death were her parents; stepfather, Walter Woods; and two sisters, Ann Jaynes and Betty Whitlock.
Survivors include four children, Keith and his wife, Sharie, of San Luis Obispo, Calif., John and his wife, Dalene, of Jenks, David and his wife, Nancy, of Eufaula, Sherry and her husband, Jerry, of Sand Springs; seven grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and two sisters, Barbara Preston of Arapaho and Paulene Merritt of Oklahoma City.
Thursday, June 15, 2006
Whittemore services set at 12:33 pm
Funeral services for Billie Ruth (King) Whittemore, age 81, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the First Methodist Church of Arapaho with Rev. Kent Wood officiating.
Billie Ruth King was born March 7, 1925, northwest of Butler. She died Sunday, June 11, 2006, in Houston, Texas.
She attended school at Butler, graduating from Arapaho High School in l944. During World War II she joined the Army Cadet Nurses Corps and began training at the University Hospital in Oklahoma City.
After graduation she was head surgical nurse at the University Hospital until marrying Lt. F. H. Whittemore, USN, in 1954.
As a Navy wife, she lived all over the country but spent most of her adult life as a resident of California. Her husband Cdr. Whittemore disappeared while flying to his aircraft carrier off the coast of Vietnam in l968.
She continued living in Hanford, Calif. until 2002 when she moved to Houston, Texas to be near her daughter’s family.
Preceding her in death were her parents W. J. and Lydia King; her husband, Frank; and her sister, Margaret Spencer.
Burial will conclude in the Arapaho Cemetery under the direction of the Stanley-Lee Funeral Home in Clinton.
Survivors include a son, Frank Whittemore and his wife, Nancy, of San Diego, Calif.; a daughter, Melanie Saunders and her husband, Chris, of Houston, Texas; a sister Virginia Cleckley of Houston, Texas; brothers Jeff King of Ingram, Texas, and Bob King of Clinton; a, sister, Alice Foley of Memphis, Tenn.; 5 grandchildren; and, l great-grandson.
Family will greet guests from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Wednesday, June 14, 2006
Hoyt Miller services set at 12:31 pm
Funeral services for Hoyt E. Miller, age 87 and a longtime resident of rural Fairland, will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday in the First Christian Church at Fairland with ministers Brian Giebler and Bob Lytle officiating.
Miller died Tuesday morning, June 13, 2006, at the Integris Baptist Regional Health Center in Oklahoma City. He was born on May 29, 1919 at Stafford, the son of A.J. and Ercel (Antel) Miller.
He married Margaret Modene Wilson at Clinton on Jan. 4, 1940, and the couple moved to the Fairland area in 1950, coming there from Putnam.
Miller was a member of the First Christian Church in Fairland and the Fairland Lions Club.
He worked as a millman for the B.F. Goodrich Co. and was self-employed as a rancher-farmer.
Burial will be at the Fairland Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the Adcock Funeral Home in Fairland.
Survivors include a son, Steve Miller and his wife, Peggy, of Miami, Okla.; a brother, Gene Miller and his wife, Betty, of Clinton; four grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.
Preceding him in death were his wife, Modene; a daughter, Nancy Matthews; four brothers, Melvin, Luke, Wesley and Dwight Miller; and a sister, Cleta Johnson.
The family suggests that memorial contributions in Hoyt Miller’s honor may be made to the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation in care of the funeral home
Tuesday, June 13, 2006
Poweshiek's services set at 1:01 pm
Funeral services for Leatrice Rhoads Poweshiek, longtime Shawnee resident, will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Kiesau Memorial Chapel at the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home in Clinton with the Rev. Lawrence Hart officiating.
Poweshiek died early Sunday, June 11, 2006, at the Central Oklahoma Christian Home of Oklahoma City. She was 82.
Leatrice Rhoads was born on July 26, 1923 at the Clinton Indian Hospital. She was the daughter of Harvey Isaac and Sophia Goodblanket Rhoads.
She grew up in the Clinton area and graduated from Clinton High School.
Leatrice served her family as a homemaker, and they lived in Lawrence, Kan. while she attended Haskell Indian Junior College.
On April 21, 1976, she married Richard Poweshiek while on vacation in Santa Fe, N.M., and the couple continued to live in Lawrence, Kan.
In May 1979, Leatrice graduated from Haskell Indian Junior College and received her Associate of Liberal Arts Degree.
She went to work for the Indian Health Service as a procurement agent and was a member of the Cheyenne Tribe of Oklahoma.
Burial will be in the Clinton Cemetery under direction of the Comanche Nation Funeral Home of Lawton. A time of visitation with the family will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. this evening at the funeral home in west Clinton.
Survivors include her husband of Shawnee; two sons, Marlin Hawk of El Reno and Malcolm Hawk of Del City; one sister, Colleen Cometsevah of Clinton; two brothers, Arleigh Rhoads of Clinton and Harvey Isaac Rhoads, Jr. of Norman; two granddaughters; three grandsons; and two great grandsons.
Preceding her in death were her parents, one sister, Norma Clark; and three brothers, Murray Rhoads, Spurgeon Rhoads and Reginald Rhoads.
Monday, June 12, 2006
Manuel Flaming rites held at 8:20 pm
Funeral services for Manuel Flaming, age 90, were held this afternoon at the Bible Mennonite Brethren Church in Cordell with Rev. Kevin Creed officiating.
Flaming died Friday, June 9, 2006, at the Fellowship Care Center in Fairview. He was born on Feb. 26, 1916 in Corn, the son of John H. and Sarah (Isaak) Flaming.
Growing up southwest of Corn near Two Baby Creek, he worked in the blacksmith shop with his father while studying through the eighth grade at the Grandview School.
On Oct. 26, 1935 he married Mary Neufeld, and they established their home south of Corn where he began a career in farming, supplementing his income by working as a cabinetmaker.
He became a member of the Church of the Brethren and later the Bible Mennonite Brethren Church of Cordell.
In August of 1998, Manuel and Mary moved to Fairview to be closer to family.
Preceding him in death, along with his parents and wife, were a grandson, John Dennis; a sister, Lillie Huebert; and brothers, Elmer, Ira and Chester Flaming.
Burial concluded at the Corn Mennonite Brethren Cemetery under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home in Clinton.
Survivors include a daughter, Sharline Dennis, and her husband, Edgar, of Flowery Branch, Ga.; two sons, Kenneth and his wife, Sara, of Piedmont and Lawayne and his wife, Dorene, of Wylie, Texas; a sister, Ruby Hinz of Newton, Kan.; and grandchildren.
Saturday, June 10, 2006
Clovis West services held at 11:54 am
Funeral services for Clovis Roland West, age 92 of Taloga, were held Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Seiling.
West was born on June 7, 1914 in Mangum, the third child of Rev. G.R. and May Cooper West.
The family lived at Shawnee and then Fort Worth, Texas before also living in Geary, Weatherford and Depew in Oklahoma.
They then moved to Putnam City where West attended school and graduated in 1932. He lettered in football, baseball and track.
Having met Mildred Sober in high school, they were married on June 17, 1934 and farmed and lived at Duke until 1940.
They then moved to Cleo Springs until 1947 while he worked as an AAA administrator in Fairview.
It was after this that they moved to Taloga where he worked as AAA administrator before resigning to work as a farmer and terracing contractor.
Active in the Baptist church, Clovis was a Sunday school superintendent and teacher most of his adult life.
He served as a deacon in the Baptist church for 50 years, many of those as a chairman.
Preceding him in death, along with his parents, were two brothers, Paul and Stan West; and a sister, Grace West Hayes.
Interment was scheduled in the Mound Cemetery at Taloga under the direction of the Shaw Funeral Home in Taloga.
Survivors include his wife, Mildred Lucile; children, Glenn Karl West of Roma, Texas, Gerald Bennett West and his wife, Christel, of Peachtree, Ga., Carroll Janice West Leonard and her husband, Gary, of Ashburn, Va., Neil Kent West and his wife, Barbara, of Duncan; nine grandchildren, Patti Jo West Smith of Kittery, Maine, Michael West of Des Moines, Iowa, Scott Alex Leonard of Plano, Texas, Kent Leroy West of Woodward, Derek Anthony Leonard of Dallas, Texas, Chadwick West of Enid, Bradley West of Knoxville, Tenn., Linda Sue West of Knoxville, Tenn., Traci Ree of Seattle, Wash.; four great grandchildren, Piper Zoe Smith, Michelle Marie Leonard, Ashleigh Janice Leonard, Keegan West; two brothers, Cooper West and his wife, Gladys, of Elk City, Edward West and his wife, Dorothy; and a sister, Jane West Benich of Austin, Texas.