“Auntie” Mattie Lois Glenn, 92, went to be with the Lord Saturday, Oct. 12, 2002 after a long illness.
She was a life-long resident of Hugo and spent her entire career as a fourth grade teacher until her retirement.
Mattie Lois was born Mattie Lois Rawlinson March 12, 1910 in Hugo. She was married for more than 50 years to Jack Glenn, who passed away in 1985. In addition to her husband Jack, she was preceded in death by her parents, Newton and Ethel Rawlinson of Soper and Hugo, her sister Verda Holton of Hugo and her brother Hubert Rawlinson of Colorado Springs, Colo.
Although she and Jack never had children of their own, they were both as close as parents to hundreds of school children, many nieces and nephews and many great-nieces and nephews including: Barbara “Holton” Wareham of Franklinton, La.; Pat “Holton” Richards of Hugo; Larry Rawlinson of Houston Lake, Mo.; Suzanne Shirley of Alpharetta, Ga.; Cathy Lawrence of Boiling Springs, S.C.; Jim Payne of Tulsa; and Beverly Gorden of Bryan Texas.
She was particularly close to a few great-nieces and nephews including Sam & Nellie Richards, Dena “Richards” Southern, Dee Ann “Richards” Kelly, all of the Hugo area, Don Richards of Lake Oswego, Oregon, Toni Berry, Lisa Wareham and Michael Wareham—all who live in Louisiana.
She and Jack lived for many years on a place just north of old Holton Sale Barn and then spent their last 20 years in a new home in town at 401 E. Duke.
Auntie and Uncle Jack both enjoyed playing golf at the two Hugo country clubs. Auntie also enjoyed fishing, bowling and after Jack was gone, traveling with her sister to Germany, Switzerland, Holland and several U.S. destinations.
She was a life-long member of Hugo’s First Baptist Church and a member of the choir.
Prater-Lampton-Mills & Coffey Funeral Home in Hugo is handling the arrangements.
The family will receive friends f rom 7-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Prater-Lampton-Mills & Coffey Funeral Chapel in Hugo.
Punkin Amend died Oct. 12, 2002 in Paris, Texas. He was 77.
Punkin was born May 10, 1925 in Antlers to Henry Castle and Ruby (Buley) Amend. He married Dorothy Louise Campbell in March of 1948 in Paris, Texas and was a member of the Church of Christ.
He had lived in this community for 54 years, moving here from Antlers.
He was retired from Southwestern Bell telephone Co.
Punkin was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Louise Amend and a sister, Dorothy Howard.
He is survived by one son, Terry L. Amend and his wife Reba of Poteau; one daughter, Barbara Lee of Hugo; five grandchildren; Vivian Amend, Stacey Lee, Heather Amend, Mandy Belvin and Ashley Amend and four great-grandchildren; Samantha Davis, Tiffany Thompson and Cade and Zandy Belvin.
The Prater-Lampton-Mills & Coffey Funeral Home in Hugo is handling the funeral arrangements.
Troy Wells Shans
Services for Troy Wells Shans will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Liveoak United Pentecostal Church. The Rev. Freddie Waldrep and Rev. MC McDaniels will officiate the ceremony. Internment will follow at the Highland cemetery.
Troy Well Shans died Oct. 12, 2002 in Durant. He was 84.
Troy Well Shans was born Sept. 1, 1918 in Calera.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Minnie Mae (Pierson) Gardner.
He is survived by four sons; Charles Shans of Ardmore, Joe Shans of Mead, Billy Shans of Lone Grove and Troy Junior of Lone Grove; four daughters, Virginia Washington of Mead, Judy Watson of Durant, Karen Roberts of Durant and Donna Hartline of Caney; one brother, Coy Shans of Ariz.; two sisters, Essie Phillips of New Mexico and Edna Trent of Durant.
The Coffey Murray Funeral Home in Durant is handling the arrangements.
Dr. James O. Parnell
Services for James O. Parnell were at 4 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Christ United Methodist Church in Fort Collins, Colo. Internment will be conducted as a private family ceremony Sept. 25.
James O. Parnell of Fort Collins, Colo. died at his home in Fort Collins Sept. 19, 2002. He was 63.
James was born on March 19, 1939 in Hugo, to (James) Robert and Hazel May (Norwood) Parnell.
He was preceded in death by his father, James Robert Parnell and his first wife Nerena Janette (Thomas) Parnell.
James is survived by his mother, Hazel May (Norwood) Parnell of Hugo, wife Janet Ann (Folta) Parnell of Fort Collins, Colo., two daughters; Jana Archuleta and Erin Dwyer of Portland, Oregon, one brother, Lynn Parnell Hugo, four stepchildren; Debbie Tamez of Greeley, Colo., Dean Jensen of Fort Morgan, Colo., Sean Jensen of Fort Collins, Colo. and Julie Jensen of Aurora, Colo., many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Getsie L. Freeman
Services for Getsie L. Freeman of Paris, Texas were at 2 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Spencerville Community Church. The Rev. Zelpha Boyd officiated the ceremony. Internment followed at the Spencerville Cemetery in Spencerville.
The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Prater-Lampton-Mills & Coffey Funeral Chapel in Hugo.
Getsie L. Freeman died Sept. 21, 2002 in Paris, Texas. She was 92.
Getsie L. Freeman was born April 10, 1910 in Midway, Texas to Jess and Dorah Rachael (Wilson) Biffel. She married Elsworth Freeman May 20, 1933 in Spencerville.
Getsie was preceded in death by her husband, one son, Elmer Freeman, five grandsons and one great-grandson.
She is survived by four daughters, Pearl Baskin of Ft. Towson, Delores Hinsley of Soper, Nell Corbett of Snellville, Ga. and Mary Lester of Paris, Texas; 15 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren.
Prater-Lampton-Mills & Coffey Funeral Home handled the arrangements.