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Altha Alder

February 22, 2017

Altha Mae Alder, age 84, was born June 24, 1932 near Soper, OK, the daughter of A.R. (Richard) Henson and Golie (Vaughan) Henson. She grew up in the Soper area and attended Soper Public School. She was a graduate of Blackwell School of Practical Nursing (1954) and had an associate's degree in nursing from Paris Junior College, Paris, Texas (1975). Altha worked as a hospital nurse for thirty years...
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James "J.W." Wheeler

February 20, 2017

James Windel "J.W." Wheeler, age 88, was born September 13, 1928 in Walters, OK, the son of Johnny B. Wheeler and Effie Mae (Lee) Wheeler and had lived all of his life in the Spencerville area. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his son, Jimmy Wheeler, infant son, Dennis Wheeler, step son, Floyd Baker, sister, Margie Pulliam, and brothers, Cecil Wheeler, Dewey...
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Carol Cochran

February 15, 2017

Carol Lou Justice Cochran, age 76, was born September 24, 1940 in Paris Texas to Alvie and Lona (Rhodes) Justice. She was married to Joe Drinnon, with whom she had 5 daughters. They divorced after many years of marriage. Later, she married Wade Cochran, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by several other loved ones including both of her parents, a grandson, Samson Byrd; her...
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Robert Sellers

February 14, 2017

Robert Wayne Sellers, age 68, was born June 23, 1948 in Paris, TX, the son of R.L. Sellers and Lucy (Spencer) Sellers and had lived over 40 years in the Hugo area. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Pauline (McCann) Sellers. Robert enjoyed fishing, hunting, and sleeping. He was of the Pentecostal faith. SURVIVORS INCLUDE: brother, Mark Sellers of...
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Roy Pershica

February 13, 2017

Roy Benjamin Pershica, age 86, was born June 20, 1930 in Enville, OK, the sixth of eleven children born to Fred Pershica and Josephine (Pike) Pershica. He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Jenny, brothers, M.F., Don Joe, and LaVern; sisters, Lucille Vandenberg, Mary Gibbs and Lona Mae Pershica. Roy proudly served in the U.S. Navy for seven years and then went back to Kingston...
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Sue Baker-Houser

April 9, 1935 - February 10, 2017

Wanda Sue Baker-Houser was born April 9, 1935 in Millerton, OK, the daughter of Raymond Mooney and Tarlia (Cogburn) Mooney and had lived all of her life in the Millerton/Garvin area. She married Woodward Baker on August 9, 1949. Later in life, she married Doc Houser. Sue enjoyed fishing, hunting, sewing and family gathering. She also enjoyed her two dogs. Sue was preceded in death by her...
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Terry Fees

February 8, 2017

Terry Lee Fees, age 58, was born August 17, 1958 in Concordia, Kansas, the son of Don Fees and Phyllis (Cox) Fees. He grew up in Concordia, Kansas and had lived for the past nine years in Hugo. Terry married Mimi Neinast on January 25, 2008. He was a caretaker of disabled people and was of the Methodist faith. Terry loved his dogs, loved his family, enjoyed being a caretaker and loved to joke...
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Marilyn Flowers

February 1, 2017

Marilyn Sue Flowers, age 76, was born August 9, 1940 in High Hill OK, the daughter of James Morehead and Nancy Elizabeth (Dalton) Morehead. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one brother, Robert Morehead and two sisters, Wanda Faye Morehead and Juanita Greer. Marilyn traveled a lot when her husband was living, visiting most of the 50 states. She enjoyed...
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Ruth Young

January 31, 2017

Ruth Ann Young, age 83, was born June 30, 1933 in Watonga, OK, the daughter of William Blankenship and Farra (Mathews) Blankenship. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husbands John Franklin Young and Bo Wilson, brother, Bill Blankenship, sisters, Allene Pulliam and Corrine Blankenship; daughter, Delores Ann Hill, son, Johnny Ray Young, grandsons, Ronald Franklin Jones and Johnny Ray,...
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Shirley Grimmett

January 30, 2017

Shirley Janice Grimmett, age 79, was born April 9, 1937 in Sobol, OK, the daughter of Grady Lawless and Mamie (Williams) Lawless and had lived most of her life in the Ft. Towson area. She married Jack Grimmett on January 5, 1953 in Paris, TX. He preceded her in death on March 28, 2015. She was also preceded in death by her parents. Shirley was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith. She was...
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Rosemary Taylor

January 29, 2017

Rosemary Taylor, age 66, was born September 22, 1950 in Rufe, OK, the daughter of John Reeves and Nonie (Cook) Reeves and had lived over 40 years in Ft. Towson. She married Marshall Lee "Buzz" Taylor on April 3, 1970 in Ft. Towson. He preceded her in death on October 17, 2016. She was also preceded in death by her parents and a son, Jimmy George Taylor. Rosemary loved raising kids, liked to...
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Gene Allen Davis

January 22, 2017

Gene Allen Davis, age 65, was born March 18, 1951 in Lepanto, Arkansas, the son of George Ellis Davis, Sr. and Etma Banks (Welch) Davis. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a son, Gene Allen Davis, Jr., a sister, Martha Faye Lutz and a brother, Robert O. Davis. Gene was a 1970 graduate of Colorado City High School, Colorado City, Texas. He was an avid NASCAR...
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Helen Taylor

January 18, 2017

Helen Virginia Taylor, age 65, was born November 14, 1951 in Floydada, TX, the daughter of R.B. Lester and Catherine (Nelson) Lester. She married Billy Don Taylor in 1994 at DeQueen, AR. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents, a daughter, Ladonna Smith, sister, Lynda Lester and three brothers, Bob Lester, John Lester and Roy Lester. Helen was a certified...
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Donald Bailey, Jr.

January 15, 2017

Donald George Bailey, Jr. , age 50, was born December 16, 1966 in Claremore, OK, the son of Donald George Bailey and Inell (Pistubbee) Bailey. He was an Industrial Technician and a member of the Creek Nation of Oklahoma. Donald served his country in the U.S. Navy during operation, Desert Storm. His father preceded him in death. SURVIVORS INCLUDE: his son, Lane; mother, Inell Bailey of Hugo;...
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Nancy Lindamood

January 9, 2017

Nancy Ruth Lindamood, age 61, was born September 23, 1955 in Oklahoma City, OK and had lived in Hugo since 1959. She married Arthur Joe Lindamood on April 21, 1973 at Goodland Chapel. Nancy was a registered nurse and had been employed with Paris Regional Hospital, Paris, TX, for over 20 years. Her most recent nursing duties at Paris Regional Hospital were in the cardiac cath lab having...
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Glenda Carroll

January 2, 2017

Glenda Louise Carroll, age 74, was born July 29, 1942 in Sivells Bend, TX. She was preceded in death by her father, Clarence Galloway, her mother, Laura Beatrice Carroll, one brother, Louis Chancellor and two sisters, Gail Hickman and Lois Shirley. Glenda was a very selfless and humble woman. She loved intensely and fully. She was committed to her family and friends and was willing to give...
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Gary Wayne Hicks

December 26, 2016

Gary Wayne Hicks, age 50, was born July 16, 1966 in Dallas, TX, the son of Waymon Lee Hicks and Charlotte (Davis) Hicks. His father preceded him in death. Gary was a member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and was of the Christian faith. He enjoyed working on vehicles and fixing things. Most of all, he loved his sons. SURVIVORS INCLUDE: three sons, Colton Hicks and wife, Tarlyn of Alma,...
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Madeline Baker

December 23, 2016

Madeline Baker, age 73, was born March 2, 1943 in Broken Bow, OK, the daughter of Aaron James King and Olene (Battiest) King. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a son, Calvin Parnacher and three brothers, Leroy Orona, Johnny Orona and James King. Madeline was a homemaker and a member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. SURVIVORS INCLUDE: two sons, Steven...
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Irene Rouse

December 21, 2016

Zelma Irene Rouse was born November 30, 1926 in Hugo, OK, the daughter of Walter M. Rouse and Annie (Hanks) Rouse and had lived most of her life in Lancaster, TX. She was preceded in death by her parents; and siblings, Shorty Rouse, Susie G. Keylon and Bill Rouse. Zelma was employed by Burrough's Printing Company for over 30 years and a member of the Church of God. She enjoyed sewing,...
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Roy Montgomery

December 18, 2016

Roy Wood Montgomery, age 79, was born July 26, 1937 in Hugo, OK, the son of Henry Montgomery and Edna (Oakes) Montgomery and had lived most of his life in the Hugo area. His parents preceded him in death. Roy married Jan Wilson on July 5, 1959 in Stillwater, OK. He was a 1955 graduate of Hugo High School and obtained his Bachelors of Science Degree from Oklahoma State University, Stillwater,...
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Harold "Chock" Harkins

December 17, 2016

Harold Wayne "Chock" Harkins, age 75, was born April 24, 1941 in Borger, TX, the son of Al Harkins and Jane (Miller) Harkins and had lived most of his life in Ft. Towson prior to moving to Hugo. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a son, Richard Wayne Harkins, step daughter, Reesa Lemons, brother, Ronald Harkins, and sister, Dixie Widing. Chock was a welder and...
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Roy Morris

December 15, 2016

Roy Morris was born December 3, 1947 in Wright City, OK, the son of Barry Morris and Sylvia (Graves) Morris. Roy married Ivaline Priddy on January 5, 1978 in Hugo, OK. He was preceded in death by his parents; and two sons, Roy Glen Morris and Clint Morris. Roy was a well-groomed working man who enjoyed his home and small herd of cows-his pride and joy; they brought a smile to his face. He...
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Corey Jo Harvey

December 15, 2016

Corey Jo Harvey was born on July 6, 1990 in Hugo, OK to Carrie Ritchie and Vernest James Harvey, Sr. She graduated from Durant High School in 2008. Corey enjoyed anything to do outdoors, hanging out with family and friends, going to the lake or just sitting around listening to music. Corey lived life as a Free Spirit. SURVIVORS INCLUDE: mother, Carrie Purcella of Arthur City, TX; father,...
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Judy Pendergrass

December 14, 2016

Judy Dianne Pendergrass, age 67, was born February 20, 1949 in Lamesa, Texas, the daughter of F.L. Pendergrass and Mary (Ivey) Pendergrass and had lived most of her life in Boswell. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a son, Bradley Nelms, a brother, Gary Pendergrass, a sister, Billie Herrington and a great granddaughter. Judy enjoyed reading, doing word...
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Anie Brown

December 12, 2016

Anie Margaret Brown, age 78, was born June 16, 1938 in Ft. Towson, OK, the daughter of Waford L. Mote and Ola Mae (Payne) Mote and had lived all of her life in the Ft. Towson area. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Harvey Coleman Brown; brothers and sisters, William Mote, Ruth Phelps, Ed Mote and Marilyn Trull. Anie was a Certified Nurses Aide...
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Thomas Jacob A. "T.J." Parker

December 8, 2016

T.J. Parker, 19 years old, a senior at NLHS passed away suddenly on Thursday, December 8, 2016. He was surrounded by those who loved and cared deeply for him. T.J. enjoyed life fully. He loved people and loved being the center of attention. T.J. never met a stranger and made a tremendous impact on every life he touched. T.J. enjoyed participating in the special Olympics for bowling and...
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Kathryn Gann

December 8, 2016

Kathryn V. (Kerbo) Gann was born August 10, 1929 in Russell, OK, the daughter of Arthur Kerbo and Ollie Mae (Williams) Kerbo. Kathryn married Jessie Norman Gann on July 31, 1951 in Altus, OK and he preceded her in death in 2007. She was also preceded in death by eight brothers and a sister. She loved flowers, enjoyed gardening, watching birds, squirrels and animals in general. Kathryn was very...
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Dennis Bailey

December 2, 2016

Dennis Leon Bailey, age 64, was born November 28, 1952 in Hugo, OK the son of Eugene Bailey and Betty (Freeman) Bailey. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Wesley Bailey and a sister, Diane Bailey. SURVIVORS INCLUDE: daughter, Debra Sartain and husband, Richard of Longview, TX; son, Jason Bailey of Arkansas; brothers and sisters, Darrell Bailey of...
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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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