Celebrity Obituaries

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Jennifer Poorman

December 2, 2016

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Kinley Sivard

December 1, 2016

Kinley Aaron Marie Sivard, infant daughter of Steven Sivard and Tiffany (Green) Sivard was born December 1, 2016. Kinley is preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, Larry Sivard. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Ronald McDonald House would be greatly appreciated. SURVIVORS INCLUDE: her parents, Steven and Tiffany Sivard of Ft. Towson, OK; brothers and sisters: Trace...
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Carl "Bo" Ward

December 1, 2016

Carl Devaux "Bo" Ward, age 50, was born January 5, 1966 in Paris, TX, the son of Orville "Sonny" Ward and Ollie Faye (White) Ward and had lived in the Boswell area all of his life. He was preceded in death by his parents; and two sisters, Debra Ward and Donieta Bruce. "Bo" worked in construction as a heavy equipment operator. He enjoyed doing mechanical repairs on small engines as well as...
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Harvey Williams

December 1, 2016

Harvey Donald "Duck" Williams was born November 8, 1946, in Snow, OK, the son of Harvey Delbert Williams and Arlene Joyce (Byrum) Williams and had lived in the Pushmataha County area before relocating to Choctaw County in 1969. Harvey married Abby Pulliam on May 20, 1976 in Hugo, OK. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers and sisters, Darlena Greenwood, Ronald Williams and Kelly...
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Alice Teague

November 30, 2016

Alice Nadine Teague, age 77, was born October 22, 1939 in Foreman, Arkansas, the daughter of Hubert Horn and Benton (Brown) Horn and had lived most of her life in the Hugo area. She married Joe Teague on December 8, 1956 at Wesley Methodist Church in Hugo. He preceded her in death on April 1, 2015. She was also preceded in death by her parents, two sons, Danny Joe Teague and Eddie Elton Teague,...
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Paul Williams

November 29, 2016

Paul Basil Williams, age 83, was born May 12, 1933 in Hugo, OK, the son of James Alvis Williams and Edgel (McComic) Williams and had lived all of his life in Hugo. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a son, Willie Williams (1986), a grandson, Kenneth Wayne Mandrell, a brother, Oscar Dean Williams and a sister, Mary Lee Ince. Paul was a veteran of the U.S. Navy...
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Juanita Greer

November 29, 2016

Juanita Elizabeth (Morehead) Greer, age 84, was born August 20, 1932, in Spencerville, Oklahoma, the daughter of James Milton Morehead and Nancy Elizabeth (Dalton) Morehead. She married Vollie Greer on August 5, 1950 in High Hill, Oklahoma. Juanita lived in this area all of her life and was a member of the Corinth Baptist Church, Ft. Towson. She was preceded in death by her parents; her...
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Beatrice McNeely

November 27, 2016

Beatrice McNeely, age 76, was born August 2, 1940 in Hugo, OK and had lived most of her life in Hugo. She was preceded in death by her father, Fowler Nabors and her mother, Vallie (Humphries) Woodford. Beatrice was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith. She enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, gardening, yard work, her flower garden and rose bushes. She especially enjoyed family holidays and...
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Gonzalo Del Moral

November 26, 2016

Gonzalo Del Moral, age 91, was born April 13, 1925 in Yaubucoa, Puerto Rico, the son of Inagcio Del Moral and Justina Cruz. He had lived in Daly City, CA, most of his life until relocating to Ft. Towson, OK in 2011. Gonzalo was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Margaret Mendez; sister, Celina Surillo and one great grandchild, Henry Aguirre. Gonzalo was of the Catholic faith. He was...
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Vernie Mae Wadley

November 25, 2016

Vernie Mae Wadley, age 75, was born January 5, 1941, in Hugo, Oklahoma, the daughter of Houston York and Edna (Redwine) York. She had lived in Hugo all of her life. Vernie was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Edgar L. Wadley; one son, Lee Wadley and two brothers, James York and Houston York. Vernie was a homemaker and had worked as a clerk at Ford's Grocery in Hugo. She...
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Jerry Dunlap

November 23, 2016

Jerry Don Dunlap, age 66, was born November 17, 1950 in Cloudy, OK, the son of Herbert Henry Dunlap and Valeree Marie (Smith) Dunlap. He grew up in Cloudy and had lived most of his life in the Hugo area. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Bonnie, and an infant daughter, Amanda Dunlap. Jerry enjoyed fishing and hunting and playing with his children. He...
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Ronald Jones

November 17, 2016

Ronald Franklin Jones, age 43, was born February 5, 1973 in Hugo, OK to Delores Jones. He had traveled all over the United States but called the Spencerville area his home. He was preceded in death by his Mother, Delores (Young) Hill and his Dad, Roy Hill. Ronald's profession was a specialty welder. He was a Daddy, a son, a brother, an uncle, a cousin and a friend. He loved music, riding...
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Donald Boykin

November 13, 2016

Donald Marvin Boykin, age 77, was born January 8, 1939 in Soper, OK, the son of William Thomas Boykin and Ollie (Lewis) Boykin. He grew up in Soper and had lived in Mustang, OK for 40 years. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a son, John Eggenberg, grandson, Jayson Eggenberg, brothers, Haston Boykin, Raymond Boykin and Alford Boykin and sisters, Lillian Waugh and...
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Gavin Freeman

November 11, 2016

Gavin Wyatt Freeman , age 18, was born September 20, 1998 in Ft. Benning, GA, the son of Dean Arthur Freeman and Venessa Jurlene (Richmond) Freeman. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Veon Floyd Richmond (May 13, 2010) his paternal grandparents, Billy Dean Freeman (2005) and Patsy Ruth Freeman (2011) and paternal great grandparents, Bud and Ester Freeman. SURVIVORS...
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Linda Cochnauer

November 5, 2016

Linda Sue Cochnauer, age 57, was born January 18, 1959 in Hugo, OK, the daughter of Billy Eiland and Loretta (Dennis) Eiland and had lived most of her life in Hugo. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Cochnauer. Linda was a Certified Nurse's Aide. She enjoyed taking care of people and being a nurse's aide. She also enjoyed shopping, cooking,...
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Pearline Doshier

November 5, 2016

Clara Pearline Doshier, age 59, was born May 24, 1957 in Oleta, OK the daughter of Lester Doshier and Thelma (Morris) Doshier and had lived most of her life in the Spencerville area. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a son, Jimmy Don Garrison in July 2004, a daughter, Hollie J. Green on February 14, 2016 and sister in law, Charlet Doshier on February 21, 2016. ...
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Grace McFarland

October 28, 2016

Grace Lillian McFarland, age101, was born July 25, 1915 in Canada, the daughter of Percy Sykes and Ida (Bensinger) Sykes and had lived in Hugo for over 30 years. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Davey McIntosh, her second husband, Walter "Mac" McFarland, two brothers and one sister. Grace was a trapeze artist, aerialist and bareback rider traveling with Ringling Brothers, Clyde...
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Bud Elmore

October 25, 2016

H.D. "Bud" Elmore, age 81, was born September 9, 1935 in Boswell, OK, the son of J.E. Elmore and Velma (Gilbreth) Elmore. He grew up in Boswell and moved back in 1997. He married Zelma Sloan on November 26, 1958 in Earth, TX. She preceded him in death on September 6, 2016. He was also preceded in death by his parents, his son, Monty Dwayne Elmore (2009), sisters, Bobbie Morgan and Patsy Hughes;...
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Doyle Parsons

October 25, 2016

Doyle Jean Parsons, age 79, was born April 15, 1937 in Little Rock, AR, the son of James "Buster" Parsons and Aline (Stanford) Parsons. He married Ruthie Mae Templeton in October, 1964. She preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Edward Sloan Parsons and a sister, Violet Parsons Cure. Doyle had worked for Tyson Foods and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was...
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Tommy Fuller

October 19, 2016

Tommy Fuller was born October 31, 1948 in Mena, Arkansas, the son of Richmond Fuller and Alma (Vest) Fuller and had lived all of his life in the Hugo area. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Barbara Bates, and a sister, Freda Brown. Tommy married Geneva Hider on July 1, 1973 in Paris, Texas. He was a cross country truck driver and had also worked as...
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Ila Pewitt

October 17, 2016

Ila Vetrice Pewitt , age 77, was born January 14, 1939 in Fleetwood, OK, the daughter of Lester Porner Duncan and Ila Ione (Shaw) Duncan and had lived for the past 10 years in Hugo after living most of her life in the Ryan, OK area. She married Francis Melvin Pewitt on January 10, 1975 in Juarez, Mexico. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents and siblings, J.A....
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Edwin Dorwin Kyles

October 17, 2016

Edwin Dorwin "Uncle Dorwin" Kyles, age 71, was born July 28, 1945 in Texarkana, TX, the son of Robert A. Kyles and Vivian Irene (Pipes) Kyles and had lived in the Hugo area since 1978. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Bobby Kyles and Bill Kyles and two sisters, Lula May Cooper and Gerldean Fields. Dorwin loved the outdoors, telling stories and...
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Marshall "Buzz" Taylor

October 17, 2016

Marshall Lee "Buzz" Taylor, age 70, was born December 3, 1945 in Ft. Towson, OK, the son of George "Chief" Taylor and Vivian Marcell (Fennell) Taylor and had lived all of his life in the Ft. Towson area. He married Rosemary Reeves on April 3, 1970 in Ft. Towson. Marshall was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in the Vietnam War. He was an honest person, putting everyone else before himself....
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Annie Irene Thomas

October 15, 2016

Annie Irene Thomas, age 96, was born June 9, 1920 in Ringold, OK, the daughter of Franklin Lee Richardson and Maudie May (Riley) Richardson. She lived in Moyers for 68 years and the past 28 years of her life in Hugo. Irene married William Rember on April 5, 1942 in Antlers, OK. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her second husband Virgil Thomas, whom she married in...
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Sammy Eugene Shawhart

October 13, 2016

Sammy "Sam" Eugene Shawhart, age 69, was born January 29, 1947 in Boswell, OK the son of Clemmy Eugene Shawhart and Geneva Charlene (Thomas) Shawhart. He grew up in between Oklahoma and California, between the ages of 9 and 14 he learned his skill as a mechanic. Sam was a loving son and big brother! He was a mechanic, logger, police officer, race car driver and "trucker". He drove fast and loved...
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Bernie Thompson

October 11, 2016

Bernie Coleman Thompson, age 79, was born January 16, 1937 in Speer, OK, the son of Simon Thompson and Frances (Pisachubbe) Thompson. He was raised in the Hugo area and moved back to Hugo in 1997 after his retirement from Ben F. Keith Foods of Dallas, TX where he worked as a credit manager. He and his wife, Dianna were married on January 12, 1959 in Dallas, TX. They owned and operated Thompson...
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Reta Mae Mantooth

October 2, 2016

Reta Mae Mantooth, age 91, was born April 25, 1925 in Idabel, OK, the daughter of Solon and Ida Mae Pelt. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a son, Darell Mantooth, one sister and three brothers. Reta was a homemaker. SURVIVORS INCLUDE: two sons, Billy R. Clark and wife, Jill of Ardmore, OK and Ronald Gene Mantooth of Hugo, OK; three grandchildren; one great...
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Clara Conaway

September 14, 2016

Clara Marie Conaway, age 45, was born July 4, 1971 in Auburn, Washington and had lived most of her life in Hugo prior to moving to Antlers. Clara never met a stranger. She enjoyed talking to people and texting on her phone. She loved animals, enjoyed fishing and being outdoors, but most especially, she enjoyed going to church. Clara was preceded in death by two brothers, Bob Cawley and Ben...
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Leah Cummings

September 10, 2016

Leah Michal Cummings, age 29, was born May 10, 1987 in Columbia, Missouri, the daughter of Kyle Cummings and Bonnie (Crawford) Cummings. She attended Linn Co. R-1 Grade School in Linneus, Missouri and graduated from Savanna High School in Savanna, Oklahoma in 2005. She was a member of the Savanna Bulldog Marching band and concert band playing the flute. Leah was a member of the Oak Grove Baptist...
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Thurman Middleton

September 9, 2016

Thurman Middleton, age 87, was born January 6, 1929 in Grant, OK, the son of Ed Middleton and Addie Mae (Gentry) Middleton and had lived in Grant for the past 14 years. His parents preceded him in death. Thurman married Hazel Bennett on January 24, 1954 in Yuma County, Arizona. She preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his parents, four sisters and two brothers. Thurman...
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Shellie Lee-Wilkerson

September 6, 2016

Shellie Manon Lee, age 49, daughter of Gaythal and Peggy (Burns) Lee was born on December 22, 1966 in Petersburg, TX. At the age of four Shellie and her family moved to Boswell, Oklahoma where she attended school. On October 15th 1999 Shellie met her soulmate Jim Wilkerson. They spent 17 years together. Shellie was a licensed insurance agent at Don Griggs Insurance agency for 17 years. She...
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Zelma "Zee" Elmore

September 6, 2016

Zelma "Zee" Elmore, age 75, was born April 22, 1941 in Clovis, NM, the daughter of Lawrence Earl Sloan and Lola (Hooten) Sloan and had lived in Boswell since 1997. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her son, Monty Dwayne Elmore on October 19, 2009 and a brother, Bobby Gene Sloan. Zelma married H.D. "Bud" Elmore on November 26, 1958 in Earth, Texas. She retired...
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Billie Mae Fox

September 5, 2016

Billie Mae Whitson Fox, age 89, was born December 8, 1926 in Memphis, TX and was the daughter of Bill Pyron and Gertrude Johnson. She lived most of her life in the Hugo area. Billie was a strong woman of Christian faith and a member of the Baptist Church. She enjoyed fishing, gardening and spending time with family. Billie Mae's home and kitchen was always open to everyone; you could always...
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Francis "Frank" Neel

September 4, 2016

Francis Lloyd "Frank" Neel, age 88, was born March 21, 1928 in Beatrice, NE, the son of Cecil Neel and Alice (Nickle) Neel and had lived in Ft. Towson, OK since 1990. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Pearline Gunter Saddler, two sisters Gladys Watts and Loretta Prasek; also three brothers, Claude Neel, Lyle Neel and George Neel. Frank was a Korean War Veteran having proudly...
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Doris Kerr

August 18, 2016

Doris Brigitte (Adelmeier) Kerr, age 81, was born April 3, 1935 in Neckarsulm, Germany, the daughter of Erich Adelmeier and Gertrud (Baur) Adelmeier. She married Quanah Kerr on March 3, 1956 in Neckarsulm, Germany and proudly became a United States Citizen. Doris enjoyed traveling and learning about other cultures. She was a member of Dallas International Culture and Social Circle and a...
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Donna Methvin

August 15, 2016

Donna Anne Methvin, age 41, was born October 14, 1974, in DeQueen, AR, to James and Sheila (Becking) Hill. Donna grew up in Idabel, OK, with her three brothers, before moving to Hugo, OK. She and her husband, Chris, were married December 27, 1991, in DeQueen, AR. Donna was a loving wife, mother, Nonna, sister, aunt, and friend. She enjoyed spending time with her family, going out with her friends...
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Janet (Hull) Maddox

August 12, 2016

Janet Ann (Hull) Maddox was born May 10, 1954 the daughter of John Ralph Hull and Jeanetta Ann (Edge) Hull and had lived most of her life in the Soper and Boswell area. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her son, Walt Johnson. Janet married Jack Maddox on June 15, 2002 in Hugo. She had worked as an LPN at Baptist Village, Lane Frost Health and Rehab, Homestead...
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Dorothy Gilmore

August 8, 2016

Dorothy Ann Gilmore, age 76, was born April 13, 1940 in Mountain Home, Arkansas, the daughter of Webster Edison Thornton and Lela O. (Kesterson) Thornton and had lived in Hugo for over 35 years prior to moving to Durant, OK. She married Wilbur Glenn "Bob" Gilmore on February 5, 1957 in Raton, New Mexico. He preceded her in death on January 28, 2012. She was also preceded in death by her parents,...
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Virginia Collins

July 30, 2016

Virginia Ann (Ayres) Burchfield Collins, age 79, was born January 8, 1937 in Waldron, AR, the daughter of James and Jessie (McCartney) Ayres and had lived in the Ft. Towson area since 1978. Her parents preceded in death. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, James Burchfield, her second husband, Robert Collins, a son, Darren Lee Burchfield; two grandchildren, B.J. Burchfield and...
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Larry Cantrell

July 26, 2016

Larry Hershel Cantrell, age 65, was born February 3, 1951 in the Mound Grove Community near Valliant, OK, the son of John Buck Cantrell and Jewel (McBride) Cantrell. Larry had lived in Valliant, OK and Boswell, OK prior to moving to Rattan in 1993. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters, Carthel Cantrell, Calvin Cantrell, Elvis...
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Harold "Baldy" Green

July 23, 2016

Harold "Baldy" Green, age 86, was born February 28, 1930 in Rattan, OK, the son of R.O. Green and Lucille (Duncan) Green and had lived all of his life in the Rattan area. Baldy married Estelle Manous in May of 1950 in Hot Springs, AR. She preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his parents, a son, Keith Green, a brother, Kenneth Green, an infant brother, Floyd Dean Green and...
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William Mote

July 23, 2016

William Lee Mote, age 76, was born October 23, 1939 in Ft. Towson, OK the son of Waford Mote and Ola Mae (Payne) Mote and had lived most of his life in Ft. Towson. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Donna (Taylor) Mote; two sons, William Lee Mote, Jr. and Edward Leon Mote; brother, Ed Mote and sisters, Ruth Phelps and Marilyn Trull. William was...
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J.B. Stillwell

July 22, 2016

James Beary "J. B." Stillwell, 84, was born June 5, 1932 in Soper, OK, the son of Albert Frederick Stillwell and Betty Lafayette (Wharton) Stillwell and had lived most of his life in Soper. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by two daughters, Lavena Stromire and Vanessa McMahan, great grandson, Gavin Jones; brother, Wilburn Stillwell and sisters, Wilma Truesdell,...
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Eunice Cochran

July 22, 2016

Eunice Corlou Cochran, age 84, was born April 18, 1932 in Rattan, OK, the daughter of Sam Johnston and Ellie (Gaylor) Johnston and had lived all of her life in the Choctaw County area. She married Orville Cochran on May 15, 1950 in Apple, OK. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents, a daughter, Villine Cochran, two sisters, Jackie Foster and Darline Robertson and...
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Jan (Morse) Jones

July 21, 2016

Frankie "Jan" Jones was born April 17, 1940 in Rattan, OK, the daughter of Frank Morse and Ova (Carter) Morse. She grew up in Rattan, OK and spent most of her life in the Rattan area. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Jerry Morse. Jan loved having fun and laughing. She enjoyed going to yard sales, anything that sparkled and also enjoyed crafts,...
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Johnny Ray Young

July 11, 2016

Johnny Ray Young, age 67, was born August 5, 1948, the son of John Franklin Young and Ruth Ann (Blankenship) Young and lived in the Apple Community. He was preceded in death by his father, John Franklin Young, baby son, Johnny Ray Young, Jr., sister, Delores Ann Hill and grandsons Tate Young and Baylor Rice. Johnny was a veteran of the U.S. National Guard. He worked in his young life at...
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Hiram Bright

July 10, 2016

Hiram Glendon Bright, age 79, was born January 22, 1937 in Fulton, Arkansas the son of James Marcus Bright and Ava Lula (Ratliffe) Bright and had lived in Hugo since the 1980's. He married Barbara Beccari on December 10, 1957. She preceded him in death on January 10, 2016. He was also preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Barbara Moody and two brothers, Everett Bright and Jerry Bright. ...
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Renee Merriott

July 1, 2016

Renee Merriott, age 54, was born March 30, 1962 in Hugo, OK, the daughter of Oscar Throne and Mafelda (Simpson) Throne and had lived most of her life in the Ft. Towson area. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Gilbert Throne. Renee married Kevin Merriott on May 5, 1989. She was a homemaker, a home health provider and had also worked as a cashier at...
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Leeta Henson

June 21, 2016

Leeta Marie Henson was born September 20, 1925 in Paris, TX, the daughter of David Wesley Brawner and Mary Leta (Harrison) Brawner and had lived most of her life in Hugo. Leeta married William "Bill" Henson on December 24, 1944. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Troy Lee Brawner. Mrs. Henson was an Opera Major at David Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN. ...
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Caral Parker

June 18, 2016

Caral Dean Parker, 82 passed away June 18, 2016 at Mannford, OK. He was born September 6, 1933 in Hugo, OK to Fred and Mary (Locke) Parker and lived for over 40 years in the Hugo area. Caral was preceded in death by his parents, a son, Richard Parker, brothers, Adrian Parker and Dwight Parker and sisters, Shelva Sue Houchens and Maleace Hill. His career in law enforcement began as a...
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Rosie Mae Raney-Cooper

June 6, 2016

Rosie Mae Raney-Cooper, age 83, was born October 3, 1932 in Hugo, OK, the daughter of Robert Franklin Babcock and Mable (Brown) Babcock and had lived all of her life in the Hugo area. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Charles "Snooks" Raney, her second husband, Arthur "Dot" Cooper, and two brothers, Robert Junior Babcock and Thomas Leon...
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Lynda Walker

June 4, 2016

Lynda Beth Walker, age 71, was born April 5, 1945 in Henrietta, OK, the daughter of Floyd Marler and Cody (Hardin) Marler and had lived for over 35 years in the Nelson community. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a son, Wesley Walker, Jr. and a sister, Mona Wilson. Lynda married Wesley Walker on August 12, 1961 in Henrietta, OK. She enjoyed card games,...
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Eddie Smith

June 4, 2016

Eddie Dean Smith was born September 7, 1947 in Bluff OK and passed away on June 4, 2016 at the Oklahoma Veterans Center in Talihina, OK. Eddie enjoyed trucking, fishing, hunting and watching westerns but most of all he loved his family. He served in the military proudly for seven years as a Sgt. E5. Eddie was awarded two medals of commendation and a bronze star after three tours of duty in...
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Ellen Horton

June 3, 2016

Ellen Marie Horton, age 73, was born August 28, 1942, the daughter of Lawson Alexander Key and Georgie Elizabeth (Williams) Key and had lived most of her life in Ft. Towson. She married James "Rooster" Horton on June 25, 1961 in Ft. Towson. He preceded her in death on November 24, 2012. She was also preceded in death by her parents. Ellen was a great Mom and everyone's "MeMaw". She enjoyed...
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LaDonna (Lester) Smith

May 29, 2016

LaDonna (Lester) Smith was born October 26, 1971 in Antlers, OK and had lived all of her life in the Hugo area. She loved listening to music and spending time with her girls, nieces, nephews and friends. SURVIVORS INCLUDE: her husband, Mike Smith; daughters, Laci Wood, Virginia Marie Smith and Rachel Lea Smith all of the home; mother, Helen Taylor of Soper; sister, Donna Kay Higgins of...
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Judith Day

December 20, 1939 - May 27, 2016

Judith Ann Day was born December 20, 1939 in Arlington, TX, the daughter of Roy Lee Vaughan and Opal (Harris) Vaughan and had lived over 45 years in Ft. Towson, OK. Judith married Verlon Wayne Day on March 24, 1964 in Arlington, TX. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents; and one son, Verlon Wayne "Splinter" Day, Jr. Judith was a homemaker and owned and...
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Michael Self

May 21, 2016

Michael Worley Self , age 15, was born October 6, 2000 in Durant, OK and had lived all of his life in Chicota, TX. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, going mudding and dancing. He also loved music. Michael was an active member of Chisum Trails Cowboy Church youth group, Powderly, TX. He was also a member of FFA. He was preceded in death by grandparents, H.L. "Hoot" and Doris Self; aunts: Rhonda...
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Terry Lynn Williams

May 17, 2016

Terry Lynn (Phillips) Williams, age 62, was born February 19, 1954 in Talihina, OK to Kathrine Leigh Phillips and was raised by her grandmother, Emma Phillips of Boswell, OK. She was preceded in death by her mother, Kathrine, Granny Phillips, five brothers, Larry Wayne Phillips, Floyd Clark, Jr., Michael Dewayne Clark, Jimmy Joe Clark, and Cameron Booth Clark and sister, Linda Marlene Clark. ...
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Dee Ray Wynn

May 15, 2016

Darrel Ray "Dee Ray" Wynn, age 55, was born January 6, 1961 in Oklahoma City, OK, the son of James Wynn and Evelyn (Henson) Wynn and was a lifelong resident of the Soper area graduating from Soper High School. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Donnie Wynn and Royce Wynn. Dee Ray was a hard working, mischievous man who was always available to help...
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Ada Ensey

May 5, 2016

Ada Ensey, age 86, was born December 24, 1929 at James Ranch near Ringold, OK, the daughter of George Johnson and Amanda (Fennell) Johnson and had lived most of her life in Roff, OK prior to moving to Hugo. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Ensey, two sons, Earl Ensey and Roy Ensey, brothers and sisters, Ed Johnson, Virgil Davis, James...
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Preston Taylor

May 3, 2016

Preston Lee Taylor, age 69, was born May 3, 1947 in Wright City, OK, the son of Robert Lee Taylor and Josephine Lincoln (Wesley) Taylor. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Alice Fay Rodriquez and two brothers, Alford Ray Taylor and Joe Freeman Taylor. Preston married Evelyn James on April 1, 2016 in Paris, TX. He was a truck driver for 27 years and...
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Charles Culpepper

April 25, 2016

Charles William Culpepper, age 81, was born March 26, 1935 in Millerton, OK, the son of Tom Culpepper and Flora (Burns) Culpepper. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by four brothers, Joe Culpepper, Tommy Culpepper, Melton Culpepper and Dudley Culpepper. Charles was a school teacher and had taught at Broken Bow, OK, Fox, OK and Henrietta, OK. He was also an oil...
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Josue "Tito" Adrianzen

April 18, 2016

Josue Roberto Adrianzen has touched the lives of MANY people in this world. Some people know him as Josh, but most call him TITO. In Tito's younger years, he was very mischievous. His mother said that when Tito, his sister Stefany, and his brother Martin were younger they played together and they would tie Stefany to a tree pretending to be Cowboys and Indians. Tito and Stefany were 4 and Martin...
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Mickey Beason

April 16, 2016

Michael James "Mickey) Beason, age 69, was born December 20, 1946 in Hugo, OK, the son of James Oscar Beason and Margaret Christine (Rankin) Beason and had lived all of his life in the Hugo area. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Mark Beason. Mickey was a truck driver and was of the Baptist faith. Mickey was a very hard worker and had a passion for...
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Johnny Lancaster

April 8, 2016

Johnny Thomas Lancaster was born February 14, 1946 in Norman, OK, the son of Herman Lancaster and Lois (Smith) Lancaster and had lived most of his life in the Ft. Towson area. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his grandparents, Johnny and Minnie Smith and his aunt, Bernice Wells. John Lancaster was a charming, handsome, hardworking man. He was loved by...
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Imogene Anna Porter

April 7, 2016

Imogene Anna Porter , age 81,was born August 21, 1934 in Hugo, OK, the daughter of Ted Songer and Donna (Bryant) Songer. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, James "Jimmy" Porter and three brothers, Jimmy Songer, Kenneth Songer and Roy Dale Songer. SURVIVORS INCLUDE: two sons, James "Shorty" Porter, Jr., of Hugo, OK and Johnny Porter of Broken Bow, OK; one daughter, Kathy...
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Robert Francies

April 4, 2016

Robert Lewis Francies, age 58, was born August 17, 1957 in Ft. Worth, TX, the son of George Jack Francies and Mary Joan (Colby) Francies. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death two brothers, Billy Dean Francies and Jack David Francies; a nephew, B.J. Richards and a sister in law, Carolyn Francies. Robert was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and worked at Hugo Furniture in...
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Geraldine Hughes

March 29, 2016

Geraldine Lera (Neill) Hughes, age 99, was born October 14, 1916 at her family home in Boswell, OK. Geraldine was the seventh of nine children born to Joe Neill and Cleo Annie (Grise) Neill. Mrs. Hughes attended Boswell Public School for ten years, moving to the Cade community after the loss of her mother and graduated from Bennington Public School. In the Cade community, she met Wayne Hughes...
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Robert Goodwin

March 28, 2016

Robert Elden Goodwin was born on October 28, 1972 in Oklahoma City, OK, the son of Bob B. Goodwin and Gwen M. (Miller) Goodwin. Robert started first grade at Fort Towson Elementary and graduated from Fort Towson High in 1990. Robert had a lifelong love of baseball. He started pee-wee league and at the age of 12 pitched and played first base in the Babe Ruth Little League World Series. He...
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Auddie Totty

March 12, 2016

Auddie Lee Totty, age 87, was born June 9, 1928 in Hope, Arkansas, the daughter of Oliver Hensley and Willie May (Tomlinson) Hensley and had lived in Hugo since 1969. She married Charles O. Totty, Sr. on October 6, 1945 in Clarksville, TX. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents, a son, Billy Joe Totty; a daughter, Judy Laney; three brother and four sisters. ...
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Elige Payne

March 8, 2016

Elige Lee Payne was born October 7, 1925 in Boehler, OK. In his early years, Elige enjoyed square dancing, goat roping, calf roping, political speakings and barbecues. He loved going to any rodeo and was great friends with cowboys everywhere. Even though his heroes were cowboys, Elige enjoyed people from all walks of life. No matter where he went, people knew him and loved him. He had a way of...
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Jim Clark, Jr.

March 7, 2016

Jim Clark, Jr. , age 82, was born January 20, 1934 in Boswell, OK, the son of Jim Clark and Dolyn (Brown) Clark. He attended Elementary, Middle and High School at Boswell graduating in 1951. Jim attended one year at Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Durant and joined the U.S. Navy in 1952. While serving four years in the U.S. Navy, he served aboard the USS Floyds Bay (AVP-40) and USS...
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Lillie Jane LaFlore

March 6, 2016

Lillie Jane LaFlore, age 66, was born January 1, 1950 in Foreman, Arkansas, the daughter of William Miller and Julia (Whisenhunt) Miller and had lived in Hugo for over 30 years. She married Morris James LaFlore on October 19, 1985 in Rufe, OK. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her father and brothers, Billy Miller, David Miller and Tommy Miller. Lillie loved fishing,...
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Flora Joyce Hamill

March 6, 2016

Flora Joyce (Ball) Hamill, age 86, was born February 25, 1930 in Memphis, TX, the daughter of Edgar Ball and Lillian Orene (Stephens) Ball and had lived most of her life in Hugo and Sulphur Springs, TX. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by sister in law, Latricia Ball, a sister, Janie Christine Booth and her husband, Charles Booth and her brother, James Henry Ball...
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Sarah Hardy

March 5, 2016

Sarah Ellen Hardy, age 79, was born July 24, 1936 in Snow, OK and had lived in Hugo since 1978. Sarah was a member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and had been a Jehovah's Witness since 1973. She enjoyed sewing, reading, listening to religious music and reading the Bible. Sarah loved animals, especially cats and enjoyed nature. She was preceded in death by her mother, Ruth (Hardy) Ludlow,...
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Lucille Rodriguez

March 1, 2016

Lucille Roselee Liescheski Rodriguez was born in Brenham, Texas on March 12 1948. There she grew up with 7 brothers and 2 sisters. She was the baby. When she was younger she helped on the family farm by picking cotton. She played basketball in Jr High, where her nickname was "Luc the Moose" because she was the tallest in her class. After her parents passed she moved in with her older brother...
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Alpha Jones

February 29, 2016

Alpha Mozell Jones was born December 20, 1923 in Atoka, OK, the daughter of Nelson Butcher and Mary (Rush) Butcher and had lived most of her life in Hugo prior to moving to Cooper, TX. She departed this life on February 29, 2016 at the age of 92 years, 2 months and 9 days. Alpha married Henry Jones on April 12, 1940 in Gay, OK. He preceded her in death on February 1, 1975. She was also...
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Linda Goodwin Oakes

February 27, 2016

Linda Goodwin Oakes, age 68, was born January 14, 1948 in Ft. Towson, OK the daughter of Robert Lee "Abe" Goodwin and Earie Ludener (Priddy) Goodwin. When she was young her family moved to California and stayed there several years, then moved back to the Sawyer area where she met her husband, Ernest Oakes. They were married on June 15, 1970. Linda was preceded in death by her parents and her...
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Forrest Jones

February 21, 2016

Forrest Alan Jones was born June 10, 1982 in Idabel, Oklahoma. He left this life to be with Jesus on February 21, 2016 at the age of 33. Forrest was preceded in death by his daughter Avery Ann Jones in 2010; grandparents, Ocal and Pauline Jones, grandfather, Floyd Donaldson, paternal great grandparents, Sherman and Gladys Hatcher, maternal great grandmother, Marjorie Morgan and maternal great...
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Charlet Doshier

February 21, 2016

Charlet Elice (Barker) Doshier was born July 11, 1960 the daughter of John Barker and Geneva (Parson) Barker. Charlet was preceded in death by her father, a daughter, Angel Doshier, two brothers: Thomas Barker and Cecil Barker and one sister, Marilyn Barker. She loved her grandkids, hunting and fishing. She also loved racing cars on dirt tracks. Charlet worked at Choctaw Memorial Hospital for...
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Billy Ray "Bill" Davis

February 19, 2016

Billy Ray "Bill" Davis, age 69, was born June 4, 1946 in Fresno, CA, the son of Woodrow Davis and Helen Neomi (Daniel) Davis and had lived most of his life in the Swink and Ft. Towson area. He married Judy Kay Mayberry on March 17, 1970 in Reno, NV. She preceded him in death on March 23, 2012. He was also preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Jerry Travis Davis and Woodrow "Smokey"...
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Hollie Green

February 14, 2016

Hollie Green, age 40, was born August 23, 1975 in Hugo, OK and had lived most of her life in the Messer area. She Married James Michael "Jim" Green on May 22, 1993 in Messer, OK. Hollie loved OU football, reading, and spending time with her family. She especially enjoyed watching her daughter play softball. She was preceded in death by a brother, Jimmy Don Garrison in 2004. SURVIVORS...
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Joesef Till

February 12, 2016

Joesef DeWayne Till, age 24, was born May 11, 1991 in Ft. Wayne Indiana. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, James Henry Till of Ft. Wayne Indiana and niece Kylee Marie Latham of Natchez, MS. I Corinthians 13:4-7 NIV: Love is patient, love is kind, it does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud, it does not dishonor others, it is not self seeking, it is not easily angered, it...
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Peggie Cummings

February 8, 2016

Peggie Joyce Cummings, age 82, was born April 14, 1933 in Fannin County, TX, the daughter of Elzy Lee Morris and Ludie Vida (Pharr) Morris. She married Truman Cummings in February, 1955 at Gober, TX. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Randolph Morris. Peggie was a member of Grandview Baptist Church, Mesquite, TX working in the church nursery...
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Lois Compston

February 8, 2016

Lois Wyatt-Baker Compston, age 94, was born August 14, 1921 in LeFlore County, OK the daughter of Millard Wyatt and Jewell (Griggs) Wyatt and had lived most of her life in the Holdenville, OK area prior to moving to Hugo in 2000. She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, Jim Baker and Roy Compston; two sons, Russell Baker and Tommy Baker; and a sister, Myrtle Lucas. Lois was a...
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Janna Parker

February 6, 2016

Janna Sue Parker, age 60, was born October 27, 1955 in Belton, TX, the daughter of Reginald Crass and Mona (Grant) Crass and had lived most of her life in the Temple, TX and the Salado, TX area before moving to Hugo in 2010. Her parents preceded her in death. Janna was a homebody and loved her cats and dogs. Her grandson, Ethan Michael was her pride and joy and she enjoyed spending as much time...
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Jack Cloud

February 3, 2016

Jackie Sheridin "Jack" Cloud, age 80, was born October 5, 1935 in Quinton, OK, the son of Bernie Cloud and Ruby (Mathis) Cloud and had lived most of his life in the Sawyer area. He married Helen Spears in February of 1954 at Lequire, OK. She preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his parents, a granddaughter, Sheridan Lynn Potts, a sister, Bonnie Pugh, brother, James Cloud and...
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Dennis V. Allensworth

January 30, 2016

Dennis V. Allensworth, age 78, was born February 14, 1937 in Rufe, Ok, the son of Leo Allensworth and Dovie (Tollett) Allensworth and had lived in the Antlers area for over 10 years. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a son, Denny Allensworth, a granddaughter, Brandi Allensworth and siblings, Lona Allensworth, Buster Allensworth, Flossie (Allensworth) Long, JB...
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Frances (Chancellor) Wallace

January 29, 2016

Frances Louise (Chancellor) Wallace was born June 29, 1983 in Ft. Sill, OK, the daughter of Louis Chancellor and Elisabeth "Beth" (Burgess) Chancellor and had lived most of her life in the Hugo area. Her father preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her grandparents, Robert and Helen Carroll and Charles and Elizabeth Reed. Frances graduated from Ft. Towson High School in 2001...
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Sherian Arthur

January 29, 2016

Sherian Kay Arthur, age 66, was born June 24, 1949 in Oklahoma City, OK, the daughter of James Wilson and Dollie (Mings) Wilson and had lived for 15 years in Newalla, OK and the past 20 years in Shawnee, OK. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a son, Blake Arthur and a brother Ronnie Wilson. Sherian married William Edward Arthur on July 3, 1964 in Gainesville...
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Earie Ludener (Priddy) Goodwin

January 25, 2016

Earie Ludener (Priddy) Goodwin, age 88, was born February 24, 1927 in Ft. Towson, OK, the daughter of John B. Priddy and Minnie Mae (Flower) Priddy and had lived all of her life in the Sawyer area. Ludener married Robert Lee "Abe" Goodwin on March 29, 1947 in Hugo. He preceded her in death on June 12, 2012. She was also preceded in death by her parents, a daughter, Glenda June Marshall; grandsons...
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Dora Delozier

January 24, 2016

Dora Dean Delozier , age 63, was born January 12, 1953 in Hugo, OK, the daughter of Harold Dean Hinsley and Bertha (Babcock) Hinsley and had lived for 30 years in Texas, the past nine years in Sachse, TX. Her parents preceded her in death. Dora married Jerry Wayne Delozier on July 29, 1987 in Texarkana, AR. She was a hairdresser for many years and was also an Apartment Leasing Manager. She...
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Carmen Wren-Gay

January 24, 2016

Carmen Wren-Gay was born May 23, 1927 in Marfa, TX, the daughter of Casimiro Sanchez and Gabina (Rodriguez) Sanchez and had lived most of her life in Hugo. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Trinidad Sanchez and Paula (Baeza) Sanchez, maternal grandparents, Celso Rodriguez and Marcela (Evaro) Rodriguez; Her sisters, Clementa Sanchez and...
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Wayne Armstrong

January 23, 2016

Theron Wayne Armstrong, age 75, was born March 12, 1940 in Ft. Smith, Arkansas. He married Rita Pendleton on March 4, 1961 in Paris, Arkansas. Wayne was a rancher and a veteran of the U.S. Army. SURVIVORS INCLUDE: His wife, Rita Armstrong; one son, Tony Armstrong and wife, Milisa of Soper, OK; two daughters, Cindy Kremers and husband, Lee of Kaycee, WY and Wilhelmina Wessel and husband, Tom...
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Don Brooks

January 23, 2016

Donald Edwin "Don" Brooks, age 85, was born September 6, 1930 in Hugo, OK, the son of Will Brooks and Helen (Testerman) Brooks and was raised in the Messer area. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Robert Brooks, a sister, Jean Andrews, and grandson, Ben Floyd. Don was a Korean War Veteran serving in the U.S. Navy from 1951 to 1954 on the USS...
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Nellie (Campbell) Miles-Baze

January 21, 2016

Nellie (Campbell) Miles Baze, age 83, was born September 3, 1932 in Powderly, TX, the daughter of John William Campbell and Ada Cathleen (Duff) Campbell. She was raised in Boswell, left there in 1946 and spent 26 years in California before moving to Cleburne, TX in 1977. Nellie had lived in Soper since 2001. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her first husband,...
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Vicky Taylor

January 21, 2016

Vicky Rosalie Taylor, age 51, was born August 24, 1964 in Lubbock, TX. She was preceded in death by her father, Clyde Earl Taylor. SURVIVORS INCLUDE: her husband, Mark Taylor; son, Robert Eugene McCormick and wife, Haley of Baytown, TX; daughter, Stevvi Elane Hambleton of Powhatan, VA; mother, Nadine Maxwell Roberts and husband, Leslie of Hugo; brothers and sisters, Carliss Marie Haltom of...
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Frankie Yeley

January 19, 2016

FUNERAL SERVICES: Place: First Assembly of God Church ~ Hugo, OK Date: Friday ~ January 22, 2016 Time: 2:00 P.M. Interment: Mt. Olivet Cemetery ~ Hugo, OK VISITATION: the family will receive friends from 6:00-7:00 P.M., Thursday, January 21, 2016 at the funeral home Frankie Marie Yeley was born April 27, 1935 in Hugo, OK, the daughter of Henry Frank Oakes and Ella (Richards)...
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John Stevie Campbell

January 16, 2016

John Stevie Campbell, age 58, son of John Lewis Campbell and Vina Corine (Dawes) Campbell, was born November 13, 1957 in Hugo, OK. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Roger Wayne Campbell. John, a zoo enthusiast at heart, loved his flamingos and elephants. He graduated from Grant High School and Murray State College with a degree in Criminal Justice and worked as a jailer...
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Verbin Decker

January 13, 2016

Verbin Lee Decker, age 73, was born November 8, 1942 in Allen, OK, the son of Clovis Decker and Imajane (Wallace) Decker. His parents preceded him in death. Verbin married Charlette McCormack on November 23, 1988 in Wilburton, OK. He was a carpenter, did many construction jobs and retired from the ammunition plant in McAlester, OK. He was also a painter and did electrical work. Verbin enjoyed...
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