Eula Cully Powell
Funeral services for Sasakwa native Eula Cully Powell are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday at Akasvmkv Baptist Church in Wewoka. Rev. Wiley King and Rev. Dan Factor are set to officiate. Burial is to follow at Tate Mountain Cemetery under the direction of Hudson-Philips Funeral Home of Holdenville. Wake services are to be held in Powell’s home at 203 East Cypress in Holdenville at 7:30 p.m. tonight. The casket will be taken to the church at 5 p.m. Friday for the evening services there. Powell died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2001 in Tulsa at the age of 83. She was born Aug. 29, 1918 in Sasakwa to Lena Wolfe and James Cully. She was raised in the Konawa and Sasakwa areas and attended Vamoosa and Sacred Heart schools. Powell was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Ronald Dean Johnson; three brothers, Benny Cully, Paul Cully, and Dave Cully; and one sister, Imelia Kernell. She is survived by one granddaughter, Michelle Johnson of Ada; one grandson, Jackie Tiger of Ada; one sister, Shirley “Scott” Squire of Glenpool; and one brother, Johnson Scott “Johnny Hawk” of Oklahoma City.
Funeral services for Konawa native Mildred Streetman are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church. Dr. Jeff Moore, pastor of Immanuel Baptist Church of Shawnee, is set to officiate. Burial is to follow at Maple Grove Cemetery under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh. There is to be a viewing at the funeral home today and tomorrow. A viewing at the church is set for Friday beginning at 11 a.m. Streetman died Friday, Dec. 21, 2001 in Hanover, Pa. at the age of 84. She was born May 18, 1917 in Konawa to Jefferson Lafayette and Rosie Lee (Kemper) Akin. She attended school at Konawa. Streetman married Frank Streetman in Sasakwa in November of 1936. He preceded her in death on July 28, 1971. Following her married, she lived in Sasakwa where she and her husband operated a general store. Streetman later lived in Oklahoma City. She and her husband moved to Seminole in 1953 and operated Streetman’s Redbud Grocery and Streetman’s Well Servicing Company. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Seminole where she was an active member of the church choir. Streetman was also a member of the Verbena Garden Club and a founding member of the Seminole Arts Council. She was also preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Kate Sweetman and Virginia Zoeller; and four brothers, Frank, Jubal, Bobby, and Daniel Akin. She is survived by three daughters, Marion Henry of Oklahoma City, Phoebe Wetzel of Hanover, Pa., and Susan Jordan of Shawnee; one son, Mark Streetman of Cottonwood, Ariz.; two sisters, Mary Dorr of Oklahoma City, and Louise Lyon of Seminole; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services for Wewoka resident Essie Lucinda (Brinsfield) Davis were scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday at Swearingen Funeral Chapel. Pastor Meredith Robinson was set to officiate. Burial was to follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Wewoka under the direction of Swearingen Funeral Home. Davis died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2001 at Shawnee Regional Hospital at the age of 86. She was born April 4, 1915 in Wewoka to Alfred A. and Mary Elizabeth (Carpenter) Brinsfield. On May 13, 1938 she married M.L. Davis May 13, 1938 in Phoenix, Ariz. He preceded her in death on May 8, 1999. Davis was a nurse’s aide at Pioneer Nursing Home and a sewing machine operator. She was a member of Nazarene in Wewoka. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one daughter, Naomi Ruth Allen; brothers, Ed and Bill Brinsfield; and two sisters, Marie Burroughs and Maudie Walker. Davis is survived by one daughter, Rugena Lemons of Wewoka; two sisters, Ruth Young of Tacoma, Wash. And Elsie Chance of China Valley, Ariz.; four grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and nine great-great grandchildren.
Jenney ‘Evelyn’ Molleur
Funeral services for former Seminole resident Jenny ‘Evelyn’ (Neill) Molleur are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday at Swearingen Funeral Chapel. Rev. Phil Fox is set to officiate. He is to be assisted by Eddie Neill. Burial is to follow at Rest Haven Memorial Gardens under the direction of Swearingen Funeral Home. Molleur died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2001 at Muskogee Regional Hospital at the age of 77. She was born Jan. 24, 1924 in Bethel Community north of Holdenville to James Asa and Jeanetta (Westmoland) Neill. She married E.E. “Gene” Molleur on Nov. 14, 1945 in Chandler. Molleur retired from Big Yank Corporation in Wewoka. She graduated from Butner High School. She was a member of Whitefield Baptist Church and a former member of Ideal Street Baptist Church. Molleur was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Neil Molleur on Sept. 16, 1995; and six brothers. She is survived by her husband of the home; one son and daughter-in-law, Loren and Syd Molleur of Andrews, Texas; two daughters and one son-in-law, Jeanne and Marion Bilbrey of Crossroads, N.M., and Maxine Bilbrey of Mertzon, Texas; one daughter-in-law, Anne Molleur of Seminole; five brothers, Grady Neill of Okmulgee, James Neill of San Antonio, Texas; Homer Neill of Seminole, and Olen and Donom Neill, both of Wewoka; two sisters, Fay Bibb of Flower Mound, Texas and Allie Mae Mayfield of McCowen, Texas; 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Neil Molleur Scholarship Fund at Seminole State College. Casket bearers are Phil Neill, Ace Neill, Eddie Neill, Teddy Neill, Kenny Bibb, James Bibb, Butch Taylor, Bill Kendred, and Mike Bilbee.
Funeral services for Jean Hamm Pfeiffer are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church in Maud. Pfeiffer died this morning at Mission Hill Hospital in Shawnee. Further information is pending with the funeral home.
A memorial service for Wetumka resident L.C. Ligon is scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday at Stout Funeral Home Chapel in Wewoka. Rev. Joe D. Ligon will officiate the service under the direction of Stout Funeral Home of Wewoka. Ligon died at his residence on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2001 at the age of 76. He was born on Oct. 17, 1925 to Luther and Ovie (Merriman) Ligon in Holdenville. He was educated in the Limestone school area. On Nov. 23, 1945, Ligon enlisted in the United States Army. He was honorably discharged on April 27th, 1947 receiving the Army Occupation Medal and the World War II Victory Medal. He retired as a roustabout in the Oilfield Industry in 1980. Ligon is preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Donna Dodson; one grandson, Micheal Babb; and one brother, Clifford Ligon. He is survived by three daughters, Barbara Tiger of Wetumka, Betty Romine of Seminole, and Judy Wilhelm of Wewoka; two sisters, Avie Stephens of Arlington, Texas and Melva Heard of Konawa; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Loree Eva Price
Loree Eva Price of Cromwell died Wednesday, June 5, 2002 at the age of 42 following an extended illness. A committal service will be held in a private family ceremony at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Stout-Phillips Funeral Home. Price was born Oct. 21, 1959 in Los Angeles, Calif. She was preceded in death by her father. She is survived by her hus- band, Joe Cragle of the home; one son, Joshua Hightower of the home; one stepson, Robert Cragle; mother, Joyce Anderson of Tulsa; one brother; one sister; and one grandchild.
Funeral services for Linda Sue Bruner are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday at Macedonia Baptist Church. Rev. Wilburn Bruner of Greater Canon Baptist Church of Oklahoma City is set to officiate. Burial is to follow at Leader Cemetery under the direction of Myers Mortuary. Bruner died Sunday, June 2, 2002 at Midwest City Regional Medical Center at the age of 51. She was born Nov. 16, 1950 in Wewoka to Charley and Pernie (Colbert) Bruner. She left Wewoka in 1966 and had resided in Oklahoma City for the last 35 years. Bruner had attended dental school. She was employed by General Motors for eight years and also worked as a housekeeper at the Marriott in Oklahoma City. She was a member of Greater Canon Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. Wilburn Bruner. Bruner was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers; and three sisters. She is survived by a special friend, Willie Howard; one daughter, Sheila Ann Bruner of Oklahoma City; one son, Rodney Bruner of Oklahoma City; nine sisters, Victorine Simmons of Houston, Texas, Madean Carolina, Rena Alford, Ola Faye Bruner, and Dorothy Bruner, all of Wewoka, Corine Bruner, Asylene Bruner, Rose Bruner, and Ellen Roberts, all of Oklahoma City; four brothers, David Bruner, Willis Bruner, and Fred Bruner, all of Oklahoma City, and Bobby Bruner of Wewoka.
Viola Esther Allen
Funeral services for Viola Esther (Rhodd) Allen are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday at Sa- cred Heart Catholic Church. Father Matthew Brown, O.S.B., and Brother Justin Jones are set to officiate. Rosary is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Friday at the family home in Asher. Burial is to follow at Sacred Heart Catholic Church Cemetery in Konawa under the direction of Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home. Allen died Wednesday, June 5, 2002 at her home in Asher at the age of 87. She was born May 16, 1915 in Sacred Heart to John Baptist and Adeline (Thrope) Rhodd. She married Wallace H. Allen on Nov. 21, 1932 in Tonkawa. He preceded her in death in 1986. She was a homemaker and a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Allen was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two sons, Richard Allen and Alexander Allen; two sisters, Hazel Williamson and Edith Nave; and one brother, Alexander Rhodd. She is survived by one daughter, Sandra Allen Mitchell of Asher; three sons, Johnny G. Allen of Locust Grove, Wallace H. Allen Jr. of Tahlequah, and Jerry D. Allen of Muskogee; 14 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren; four sisters, Eva Jordan and Johnnie Mae Tallbear, both of St. Louis, and Charolette Alderson and Cleada Curly, both of Maud; and one brother, Frank Rhodd of Konawa. Casket bearers will be her grandsons, Lenden Allen, Mark Allen, Scott Allen, Dr. Anthony Waldroup, Patrick Waldroup, Kelly Love, and Richard Allen. Honorary bearers will be her great-grandsons, Curry Blanken- ship, Jonathan Allen and Wallace A. Allen and Alvin Tallbear Jr.
Funeral services for Georgia Fay Lehman are scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday at Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Chapel. Minister John Mayhue is set to officiate. Burial is to follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Wewoka under the direction of Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home of Konawa. Lehman died Tuesday, June 4, 2002 at Saint Francis Hospital in Tulsa at the age of 88. She was born July 11, 1913 in Wewoka to Charles C. and Beulah (Carruth) Crouch. She married David “Dutch” Lehman in Bakersfield, Calif. in 1989. Lehman was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ faith. She was preceded in death by her parents; six brothers; three sisters; and her husband in 1997. She is survived by two sons, Bill Dodd of Tulsa and Jack Dodd of Greenville, Tenn.; one daughter, Lynn Teague of Blanchard; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services for Bertie Ethel Sanford are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday at Swearingen Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Robert Hightower is set to officiate. Burial is to follow at Maple Grove Cemetery under the direction of Swearingen Funeral Home. Sanford died Monday, June 3, 2002 at Unity Community Health North in Shawnee at the age of 80. She was a longtime Seminole resident. She was born June 29, 1921 in Leedy to John and Roberta (Cases) Dillion. Sanford married Warren B. Sanford on March 14, 1988 in Carson City, Nev. He preceded her in death on Aug. 30, 2001. She was a homemaker. Sanford was also preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, John L. Sam H. Dillion. She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Barbara Cathey of Seminole; one daughter, Freda Proctor of Norman; one niece, Mary Kay and David Westphal; one great-niece, Cherie and Chris Hobbs; one great-nephew, Tavis and Jennifer Westphal; and two grandchildren, Belinda Cathey and Melissa Proctor.
Funeral services for Nancy Sue Hulbutta Bear are scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday at Sand Creek Eufaula Baptist Church. Rev. Houston Tiger and Rev. Malcolm Tiger are set to officiate. A wake service is set for 6 p.m. tonight at Sand Creek Eufaula Baptist Church. Interment is to follow at Oakwood Cemetery under the direction of Stout-Phillips Funeral Home. Bear died Friday, May 31, 2002 at Sunset Nursing Home in Tecumseh at the age of 60. She was born in Wewoka on May 20, 1942 to Johnson and Sarah Tiger Hulbutta. Her family lived in Arizona for several years before returning to Oklahoma in 1960 and later relocating to Wewoka in 1964. Bear attended Gilbert Schools in Arizona. She worked in Kitchen management in the nursing home industry prior to retiring due to health reasons. She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Johnny, Raymond, and Roman Hulbutta; and one sister, Semaria Grass. Bear is survived by one sister, Nelsie Yargee of Shawnee; and four brothers, Ramsey and Paul Hulbutta, both of Wewoka, Ron Hulbutta of Seminole and Jimsey Hulbutta of Oklahoma City. Pallbearers are Bear’s nephews.
Graveside funeral services for James Ronald “Ronnie” Kilpatrick were scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday at Lone Dove Cemetery in Sasakwa. Carl Wills is set to officiate. Services are under the direction of Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home of Konawa. Kilpatrick died Saturday, June 1, 2002 at Valley View Regional Hospital at the age of 58. He was born Sept. 6, 1943 in Seminole to James Howard and Helen (Sweet) Kilpatrick. He married Phyllis Ann Armstrong on Dec. 6, 1993 in Las Vegas, Nev. Kilpatrick retired from the Santa Fe Railroad in 1997 after 32 years. He was also a rancher. He was a member of the Church of Christ in Sasakwa. Kilpatrick was preceded in death by his father in 1994. He is survived by his mother of Sasakwa; his wife of the home; one daughter, Kelly Leann Kilpatrick of Ada; one son, James Martin Kilpatrick of Ada; three grandchildren; and one brother, Gary Wayne Kilpatrick of Canadian. Casket bearers are Brett Lancaster, Robbie Doolen, Jimmy Howell, Buddy George, Ben Burris, and Phil Whitlock.
Funeral services for former Seminole resident Henry Levi Malone were held Monday at Erin Springs Baptist Church. Rev. Troy Taylor, Johnny Backham, and Chaplain Steve Mayhan officiated. Interment followed at Little Cemetery under the direction of B.G. Boydston Funeral Home of Lindsay. Malone died Friday, May 31, 2002 in Lindsay at the age of 83. He was born Jan. 4, 1919 in Durham, Ark. to George Taylor and Lily Mae Frost Malone. He married Mary Sunshine Malone on March 13, 1941 in Wewoka. Malone’s family moved to Seminole around 1921 and then to Beggs in 1935. They then moved back to Seminole. He attended school at Twin Oak, just north of Seminole. Malone went to work in the oil fields, working for Flint Rig Company in the early 1940’s. He is survived by his daughter, Patricia Kirkpatrick of Peoria, Ariz.; one brother, Johnny Malone; six grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sunshine on Jan. 9, 2002. Memorials may be made to the Erin Springs Memorial Building Fund.