Services for Ruth Glenn were at 10 a.m. Sept. 3 at the First Christian Church in Hugo. The Rev. Beverly Bradley officiated the ceremony. Internment followed at Mt. Olivet cemetery.
Ruth died Aug. 29, 2002 at her home in Hugo. She was 64.
Ruth Elizabeth Glenn was born Oct. 23, 1937 in Soper to Edward and Viola (Antwine) Popchoke. She graduated in the class of 1955 from Columbia High School in White Salmon, Wash.
She moved to Hugo in 1955, worked at the Peoples Store for nine years and then worked for Hugo Schools for the past 35 years. She was a member of the St. Markís Episcopal Church.
Ruth was preceded in death by two sisters; Lillian Harris and Wanda Marshall and one brother; Cletus Popchoke.
She is survived by two daughters; Gina Self of Hugo and Shelley Sauer of Durant; one sister, Berneice Biesanz of White Salmon, Wash.; one brother, Lyndol Popchoke of Tyler, Texas; three grandsons; Ryan Self, Hugo, Brandon Self and his wife Deanna of Hugo and Nicholas Dees of Durant; one great-grandson, Jackson Charles Self of Hugo and one great-grandaughter, Breanna Payte Self of Hugo.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to the American Cancer Society or to your own church, in memory of Ruth Glenn.
Services for Cory Durant were at 10 a.m. Sept. 5 at the New Jerusalem Baptist Church in Soper.
Internment followed at Wade Cemetery in Unger.
Cory died Sept. 1, 2002 at his home in Boswell. He was 25.
Cory was born Oct. 19, 1976 in Talihina to Mitchell Durant and Dorothy (Simis) Durant and had lived all of his life in Boswell.
He is survived by his parents, Mitchell and Dorothy Durant of Boswell, three sisters; Kimberly Dancer of Durant, Lorinda Durant of Boswell and Janice Durant of Durant.
Bennie Lee Jones
Services for Bennie Lee Jones were at 2 p.m. Sept. 5 at the Soper First Baptist Church. The Rev. Greg Hammond officiated the ceremony. Internment followed at the Soper cemetery in Soper. The family received friends from 5-7 p.m. Sept. 4 at Prater-Lampton-Mills & Coffey Funeral Home in Hugo.
Bennie Lee Jones died in Sept. 2, 2002 in Dallas, he was 69.
Bennie Lee Jones was born Feb. 13, 1933 in Soper to Manford and Sally (Cox) Jones. He married Kathryn Nation July 5, 1956 in Hugo.
Bennie had lived in this area for the past seven years after moving back from Odessa, Texas. He had worked as a roughneck on an oil crew and was a member of the American Legion. He will truly be missed by all that knew and loved him.
Bennie was preceded in death by his parents and three sisters; Ouida Whitefield, Eulema Higginbottom and Neva Wheeler.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Kathryn Jones of Soper; One daughter, Donna Laginess of Terrel, Texas; one brother, Lemeul Jones of Aledo, Texas; twin sisters, Frankie Kelly and Artie (Tiny) Henkelman both of Cleburne, Texas; two grandchildren, Jared and Kerri Laginess and several nieces and nephews.
Prater-Lampton-Mills & Coffey Funeral Home in Hugo is handling the arrangements.
Services for Dan Young were at 1 p.m. Nov. 16, 2002 at the Pilgram Rest Baptist Church in Oklahoma City.
Dan Young, formerly of Hugo, died Nov. 10, 2002 in Oklahoma City. He was 52.
Surviving relatives include Danís two sisters, Alzada Pearl of Hugo and Vada Johnson of Grant.
announcement courtesy of the Rogan Funeral Home
Irmadine Florence Buchanan Morehead Casey
Services for Irmadine Florence Buchanan Morehead Casey, of Sherman, Texas, were at 2 p.m. Nov. 15, 2002at the Prater-Lampton-Mills & Coffey Chapel in Hugo. The Rev. Lance Price and the Rev. Bill Whitehead of the Fairview Baptist Church of Sherman, Texas officiated the ceremony. Internment followed at the Spencerville Cemetery in Spencerville.
Pallbearers were Larry Morehead, Preston Morehead, Ross Morehead, Brett Buchanan, Jake Buchanan and Wayne Goheen.
Irmadine Florence Buchanan Morehead Casey, 75, passed away peacefully in her home on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2002 with her husband of 33 years, Clarence Casey in her presence.
Irmadine was born Nov. 3, 1927 in Spencerville to Allie Priest and James Walter Buchanan.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by her son, Larry Morehead and his wife Diane of Sherman, Texas; two grandsons, Preston and Ross Morehead of Whitesboro, Texas and a granddaughter, Kristin Nevils of Sherman, Texas. She is also survived by her sister, Opal Goheen of Austin, Texas and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her beloved parents and her brothers, Coy and Glenn Buchanan and nephews James and Darrel Buchanan and nieces Janice Whitlow and Sharon Buchanan Wisner.
As a child, Irmadine attended a two-room schoolhouse in Spencerville. During World War II, as a teenager, she accompanied her parents and sister to Richmond, Calif. and while there worked in the Kaiser Shipyard. She cared for her niece Carolyn Thomas, which evolved into a special lifelong relationship. When she returned from California, she married Preston Morehead and spent many years in Stillwater, where her son was born and raised. While there, she worked at Anthonyís Department Store and Katz Department Store. Later she married Clarence Casey and they lived in Stillwater until moving to Sherman, Texas seven years ago. Irmadine was blessed with an outgoing and fun-loving personality, which won her many friends. She was a good person. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt. She was a lifelong Christian and a member of Fairview Baptist Church in Sherman Texas.
Artis C. Brown
Services for Artis C. Brown were at 11 a.m. Nov. 16, 2002 at the First Baptist Church West Side. Rev. White officiated the ceremony. Internment followed at the Williamston Cemetery.
Artis C. Brown, of Idabel, died Nov. 11, 2002 at the Hills Nursing Home. He was 89.
Artis is survived by his children, two sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.
The Rogan Funeral Home in Hugo handled the funeral arrangements.
Donald Ray Johnson
Services for Donald Ray Johnson, formerly of Idabel, were at 2 p.m. Nov. 15, 2002 at the First Baptist Church West Side. The Rev. Hooks officiated the ceremony. Internment followed at the Williamston Cemetery.
Donald Ray Johnson died in Nov. 7, 2002 in Amarillo, Texas. He was 43.
Donald is survived by his wife, Onnie Mae Johnson of Minnesota; four sons Santhony and Donald Ray Johnson, Jr. of Minnesota and Ronald & Donald Hankins of Dallas; three daughters, Sherione & Renicisa Johnson of Minnesota and Crystal Green, of Idabel; his mother, Lillie Mae Johnson of Idabel; three brothers, Vernell Nelson of Amarillo, Texas, Earner Johnson of Dallas and Leon Merritt of Idabel; five sisters, Ruthie Williams & Linda Thrower, of San Diego, Calif.; Shirley Ford of Grant, Jackie Barksdale of Amarillo, Texas and Deborah Graves of Idabel; 20 grandchildren, and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
The Rogan Funeral Home in Hugo handled the funeral arrangements.