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George "Bud" Davis

June 26, 2018

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Ronald Phillips

June 20, 2018

Ronald Keith Phillips, age 57, was born March 27,1961 in Kaufman, TX, the son of Raymond Phillips and Juanita (McClour) Phillips and had lived all of his life in Hugo. His parents preceded him in death. Ronald married Helen Haney on October 27, 2008 in Hugo, OK. He loved his job at Red River Co-op in Hugo where he worked as foreman over the feed department. He also enjoyed fishing and cooking...
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Lucy Jones

June 16, 2018

Mary Louise "Lucy" Jones, age 85, was born September 6, 1932 in Ft. Cobb, OK, the daughter of Roy Worth Coe and Nellie (Vannier) Coe and had lived in Hugo since 1978. She married Melvin G. Jones on June 1, 1949 in Shamrock, TX. He preceded her in death in 2012. Lucy was a member of Shoals Baptist Church and Women on Missions. She loved being involved in church activities and also loved to read...
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Delia Bell

June 15, 2018

Francis Leona "Delia" Bell, age 83, was born April 16, 1935 in Bonham, Texas, the daughter of Oswall Nowell and Netti (Woods) Nowell and had lived all of her life in Hugo. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by three sisters, Dorothy Elem, Georgie Helton and Helen Abney. She lived a wonderful life with her husband of 62 years, Bobby Ray Bell. They were married...
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Willie Jefferson

June 14, 2018

Williston "Willie" Jefferson, age 61, was born June 3, 1957 in Talihina, OK, the son of Elliston Jefferson and Ola Mae (Baker) Jefferson. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his grandparents, Preston and Annie Jefferson and a niece Nicole Focks. Willie had been employed with the Dept. of Public Safety in the Maintenance Dept and had also served in the Oklahoma...
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Geneva Songer

June 10, 2018

Geneva Mae Songer, age 69, was born July 15, 1948 in Talihina, OK, the daughter of Joseph E. Thompson and Christine M. (Caldwell) Thompson and had lived all of her life in the Hugo area. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a grandson, Anthony Scott Songer and two brothers, Eddie Chris Thompson and Joseph P. Thompson. She married Johnny Lee Songer, Sr. on August 22...
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Reatha Hanson

June 1, 2018

Reatha Louise Hanson, age 65, was born March 30, 1953 in Hugo, OK the daughter of Hubert Sylvester Morgan and Eva (Darity) Morgan. She married Bobby Wayne Hanson on April 10, 1971 at Shoals Baptist Church in Shoals, OK. He preceded her in death on December 2, 2007. She was also preceded in death by her parents, a sister, Johnnie Mae Parker and a brother, Jerry Morgan. Retha was a loving and...
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Shelia Baldwin

May 30, 2018

Shelia Gail Baldwin, age 58, was born October 9, 1959 in Mineral Wells, TX, the daughter of Cartez Scott and Dorothy (Bates) Scott and had lived all of her life in Choctaw County. Shelia liked flowers, enjoyed reading books, watching Netflix, going to Six Flags over Texas and spending time with her grandkids. Her parents preceded her in death. SURVIVORS INCLUDE: her loving companion,...
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Dessie Cody-Park

May 30, 2018

Dessie Dee (Babcock) Park was born September 30, 1936 in Hugo, OK the daughter of Robert Franklin Babcock and Mable Agnes (Brown) Babcock and had lived in the Hugo area all of her life. Dessie enjoyed getting together with family, telling jokes and going out to eat. She loved going to Church, singing and was a member of the Gospel Life Center. She was preceded in death by her parents, her...
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Susie Baker

May 30, 2018

Wanda Marie "Susie" Baker, age 73, was born December 6, 1944 in Tahlequah, OK, the daughter of Argus Walker and Maxine (Holderby) Walker and had lived in Hugo since 1994. She lived in Nowata, OK for over 23 years prior to moving to Hugo. She married Jimmy Russell Baker on December 8, 1971 in Miami, OK. He preceded her in death on April 26, 2012. She was also preceded in death by her parents and...
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Edgar Babcock

May 21, 2018

Edgar Lee "Ed" Babcock, 77, went to be with the Lord on Monday May 21, 2018. Ed was born in Hugo on June 20, 1940 to Robert and Mable Babcock. He met the woman that would be the love of his life in junior high school. After impressing her by striking her out on the softball field, he soon married Barbara Lemons on November 30, 1957. They had two children, Brenda and Steve, and they developed...
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Dameon Ogden

May 20, 2018

Dameon Elijah Ogden, age 15, was born August 2, 2002 in Pineville, LA and had lived for the past eleven months in Boswell after living most of his life in Harrisonburg, LA. He was an eighth grade student at Boswell School and a member of the FFA. Dameon was affiliated with the Apostolic Jesus Name Church of Boswell. He enjoyed fishing, riding 4 wheelers and dirt bikes, hunting, welding, and...
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Hannah Bolding

May 19, 2018

Hannah Denise Bolding was born December 27, 1986 in Ada, OK, the daughter of Louis Lee Bolding and Retha Gail (Stilwell) Bolding. She went to be with the Lord on May 19, 2018 at her residence in Atoka, OK at the age of 31. Hannah was a Christian of non-denominational faith and her favorite preacher was her Dad. She attended Fort Towson elementary and completed high school in LaHarpe, Illinois...
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Raquel Pruit

May 10, 2018

Raquel Rose Pruit was born December 21, 1993 in Tyler, TX the daughter of Randall Wade Pruit of Houston, TX and Deborah Ann (Kelly) Pruit of Seattle, WA. Raquel graduated from Rattan High School in 2011. She enjoyed shopping, fishing, swimming, and 4-wheeler riding. Raquel loved going to Alaska and being with friends. She is preceded in death by her brother Travis Wayne Pruit SURVIVORS...
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Quanah Parker Kerr

May 3, 2018

Quanah Parker Kerr was born January 26, 1933 in Hugo, Oklahoma the son of Manuel Kerr and Willie Mae (Adams) Kerr. Quanah was the youngest of their children and grew up in the Hugo area. He was a 1952 graduate of Hugo High School and his continuing education included Technology Trade School and the University of Maryland. He served his country as a Ranger in the United States Army during the...
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Marlene Campo

May 2, 2018

Ramona Marlene Campo, age 85, was born March 19, 1933 in Crystal, OK, the daughter of William Roy Stanley Mills, Sr. and Mary Palestine (Shoemake) Mills and had lived in Boswell since 1960. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her husband, J.E. "Mutt" Campo; stepson, Benny Wayne Campo; brother, William "Billy" Roy Stanley Mills, Jr. and sisters, Velma Faye Althoff,...
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Bill Haddox

April 30, 2018

A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, May 11, 2018 at 5:00 PM at the Hall Freewill Baptist Church, Antlers, OK as a come and go celebration event. All friends and family are invited and welcome to help us celebrate the life of our precious husband, dad and granddad. Bill was born on February 17, 1943 in Antlers, OK in the Hall community to Joseph B. Haddox and Jewell Geneva (Hedrick)...
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Chad Sweeden

April 29, 2018

Chad Allan Sweeden, age 34, was born July 21, 1983 in Antlers, OK and had lived all of his life in the Hugo area. Chad enjoyed working on cars, riding horses and fishing. He especially enjoyed his children and being with friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Chester Allan Ratliff and his mother, Shirley (Clark) McBride. SURVIVORS INCLUDE: his children: Cody Lane Sweeden, Tristan...
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Lyndell Finch

April 23, 2018

Lyndell Wayne Finch was born April 14, 1947 in Hugo, OK, the son of Bodgie Finch and Leola (Thorpe) Finch and had lived all of his life in the Hugo area. Lyndell graduated from Grant High School in 1965. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Lyndell married Sherry Peelman in January of 1987 in Hugo, OK. He was a member of the Choctaw Nation and a member of the Goodland School board...
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Catherine "Cate" Curtis

April 21, 2018

Catherine "Cate" Pearl Curtis, age 22, was born April 26, 1995 in Paris, TX. She lived in Hugo for many years and had moved to Lewisville, TX at the start of 2018. Cate attended Atoka Schools for eight years where she was a middle school and high school cheerleader. She was a 2013 graduate of North Lamar High School, a member of the North Lamar Drama Club and the Panther Pack. Cate was...
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Kathryn Grider

April 16, 2018

Kathryn was 98 years old when heaven welcomed her home on Monday, April 16, 2018. She was born January 12, 1920, to the late Mary Ethyl Easley and James Franklin Huskey in Oklahoma City, OK. She was preceded in death by her siblings: Eugene Huskey of Portland, OR, Velora Deason of Rockport, TX, and Doris Shumaker Jackson of Markum, TX, her Grandson, Michael Self, and son-in-law, Gary Eldridge of...
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Rebecca Waller-Collins

April 12, 2018

Rebecca Ruth (Billingsley) Waller-Collins, age 69, was born April 18, 1948 in Fresno, California, the daughter of Charles Winchell "Buck" Billingsley and Ritta Mae (McCauley). Rebecca was a remarkably talented craftswoman with a multitude of skills including quilting, crocheting, sewing, and needlepoint. She frequently blessed her loved ones with handmade gifts that were a reflection of her...
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Bill Antwine

April 8, 2018

Drue Billy "Bill" Antwine, age 85, was born January 14, 1933 in Soper, OK, the son of Richard Antwine and Theo (Goss) Antwine. He grew up in Soper and had lived the last four years in McKinney, TX. Bill was a U.S. Army Veteran serving during the Korean War attaining the rank of Sergeant. He married Betty Sue Mires on June 14, 1955 in Adams, OK. She preceded him in death. He was also preceded...
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Dorothy Waugh

April 6, 2018

Dorothy Nan Ainsworth-Waugh, age 80, was born September 17, 1937 in Boswell, OK, the daughter of Ed Ainsworth and Hattie Marie (Wiggins) Ainsworth and had lived most of her life in the Boswell area. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Tyjana "T.J." Whitson, a brother, Gerald Ainsworth and her special cousin, Nettie Davidson. Dorothy loved playing...
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Addie Dye

March 25, 2018

Addie Cleo Jones Dye, age 80, entered heaven Sunday, March 25, 2018 at Brentwood Terrace, Paris, TX. She was born October 10, 1937 to Clarence and Sylenett (Proctor) Jones in Lyford, Texas. Addie moved to Roscoe, Texas in her youth then to Sweetwater, Texas. She was an active member of VFW Ladies Auxiliary. Addie was preceded in death by her parents; infant son; daughter, Evelyn Kay Kinslow...
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Earl Egan

March 25, 2018

Jefferson Earl Egan, age 62, was born May 28, 1955 in Henderson, NV, the son of Jack Lloyd Egan and Ruth (Combs) Egan and had lived in Soper since 1969. His foster parents were Orville and Eunice Cochran. Both his parents and foster parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Leon Egan and Lloyd Egan. He married Sue Ferguson on May 31, 1974 in Gainesville, TX. ...
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Patricia Ann Bates

March 15, 2018

Patricia Ann Bates, age 73, entered the gates of Heaven on March 15, 2018. She was born in Oklahoma City, OK to Leonard Kelley and Jessie Irene (Conner) Kelley. Patricia graduated High School in Blanchard Oklahoma in 1962. She married Wyman Lee Bates on June 20, 1964 in Wichita Falls, TX. Patricia has been a resident of Mineola Texas for 42 years. She was a homemaker and helped run the family...
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Bob Carper

March 14, 2018

Bob Carper, was born March 26, 1956 in Antlers, OK, to Thurman Carper and Ora Mae (Allensworth) Carper. Bob and his twin brother Bill were the first set of twins to be born in the Pushmataha County Hospital at Antlers, OK. He married Tonya Gray on January 8, 1989 in Sobol, OK. Early in his life he farmed peanuts. He was also a rancher, logger and Real Estate agent. Bob, his wife Tonya and twin...
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Joyce Ferguson

March 14, 2018

Letha "Joyce" Ferguson, age 82, was born April 17, 1935 in Soper, OK, the daughter of Richard Antwine and Theo (Goss) Antwine and had lived in Antlers since 2000. She was preceded in death by her parents, two daughters, Darla Fern Valkner and Letha Denise Ritchie and siblings, Ray Antwine, Hurshel Antwine, Jean Antwine and Robbie Ferguson. Joyce owned and operated 321 Beauty Salon in Dayton,...
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Russell Lawrence

March 5, 2018

Russell Jay Lawrence, age 67, was born June 13, 1950 to Leroy Lawrence and Jessie Mae (Lung) Lawrence in Soper, Oklahoma. He married Joyce Faye Chapman in Paris, Texas, on January 9, 1976. He retired from the City of Rockwall, as the Parks and Recreation Superintendent, in 2014 after 40 years and 4 months of dedicated, exemplary service to his community. Russell touched so many people's hearts in...
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Billy Woods

March 3, 2018

Billy Dale Woods, age 85, was born June 14, 1932 in Watts, OK, the son of Ira Woods and Mable Jewel (Boles) Woods and had lived for over 17 years in the Hugo area. He married Betty Rose on December 22, 2001 in Paris, TX. Billy was a proud retired veteran of the U.S. Army. He enjoyed visiting with other soldiers, playing his guitar, fishing and gardening. He also loved to cook and especially...
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Patsy Pitt-Pruit

March 2, 2018

Patsy Ruth Pitt-Pruit, age 80, was born August 21, 1937 in Haworth, OK, the daughter of Hylo Pitt and Evie (Farley) Pitt. She graduated from Rattan High School and had lived in the Spencerville area since 1998. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Richard Lou Pruit; a grandson, Travis Pruit; a sister, Carol Baldwin and two brothers, Hal Pitt and Terry...
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Rowena Tiger

February 26, 2018

Rowena Faye Tiger, age 75, was born August 26, 1942 in Talihina, OK, the daughter of Cameron Hardy and Lettie Mae (Bohanon) Hardy and had lived for over 30 years in Hugo. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by three grandchildren, Emanuel James Churchwell, Michael Gray, Jr. and Keisha Gray; also three brothers, Leon Bohanon, Daniel Phillip Hardy and Aaron Hardy. ...
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Emagean Snelgrooes

February 25, 2018

Mildred Emagean "Emer" Snelgrooes, age 89, was born April 15, 1928 in Boswell, OK, the daughter of David Emmitt Manar and Verna (Holman) Manar. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by twelve brothers and sisters. Emer was a homemaker and loved to can vegetables from the garden. She and her husband, Thad loved to fish and go places but she especially loved going to...
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Lavester Bills

February 16, 2018

Lavester LaKeith Bills, age 46, was born June 19, 1971 in Hugo, OK. He had lived all of his life in the Hugo area and was a 1989 graduate of Hugo High School. Lavester enjoyed playing video games and dominoes. He also enjoyed playing the organ. Lavester loved his dogs and visiting with his family and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Ezekiel Johnson and his grandparents, Roscoe...
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Paige Manion

February 14, 2018

FUNERAL SERVICES: Place: Soper High School Gymnasium Date: Saturday ~ February 17, 2018 Time: 2:00 PM Officiating: Bro. Rick Westbrook Interment: Soper Cemetery ~ Soper, OK VISITATION: The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 P.M., Friday, February 16, 2018 at First Baptist Church ~ Soper, OK
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Duard Hamill

February 10, 2018

Duard Shelby Hamill was born September 1, 1945 in Rattan, OK, to David Sidney Hamill and Mary Ellen (Compton) Hamill. Duard spent all of his life in Rattan and was a member of The Army Reserves. He enjoyed sports, reading, and horse racing. Duard had an infectious smile, you couldn't be around him long without smiling also. He is preceded in death by both parents and one son, Jeff Hamill. ...
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Donald "Don" Waggoner

February 1, 2018

Donald Wayne Waggoner was born May 28, 1950 in Riverton, Wyoming to Russell Waggoner and Nida (Hanson) Waggoner. Donald had lived in the Hugo area all of his life. He married Ola Jordan on February 22, 1992 in Paris, TX. Donald worked for Rock Hauler for over twenty-five years. He enjoyed horses and missed his son that he lost on July 6, 2013 very, very deeply. Donald is also preceded in...
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James Freeman

January 26, 2018

James Arthur Freeman was born August 21, 1983 in Antlers, OK, to Deborah "Debbie" (Easterwood) Cody and Bill Cody of Fort Towson, OK. James attended Fort Towson Elementary for several years. He was then transferred to Antlers School District where he was able to receive the therapy that he needed and was able to graduate from Fort Towson High School. James never talked over the years, but however...
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Vicki Davidson

January 22, 2018

Vicki Juanice Davidson, age 67, was born September 10, 1950 in Waco, TX, the daughter of Barney Doyle Miller and Ethel (Wilkerson) Miller and had lived in the Hugo area since 1988. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her great granddaughter, Elaina Riley and siblings, Jimmy Miller, Norma Jean Miller and Rookie Miller. Vicki was a homemaker and was of the...
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Jack Branton

January 22, 2018

Monday, January 22, 2018 our loving Lord took our beloved family-man and friend, Jack Branton, by the hand and led him to his Heavenly Home. He was 76 years old. Jack was born in Hugo, Oklahoma April 17, 1941 to Richard Wayne and Ruby Ellen Branton. He lived the majority of his life in Choctaw county and was a resident of Hugo at the time of his death. He was a truck driver most of his life,...
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David Howerton

January 21, 2018

David Wesley Howerton, age 73, was born January 1, 1945 in Hugo, OK, the son of William Wesley "Will" Howerton and Opal Pearl (Sisco) Howerton. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a brother, William Terry Howerton. David was an expert with anything mechanical. He loved automotive work and made it his career. David worked in the automotive world for over 50 years...
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Ethel Ishcomer

January 21, 2018

Ethel Bell Ishcomer of Sobol, OK passed away January 21, 2018 in Antlers, OK, at the age of 80. She was born November 30, 1937 to John LaFlore and Suzanna Nehka Wickson, of Corrine, OK. She was Methodist Faith, active member of the Black Jack Church where she was a Sunday school teacher. Ethel enjoyed Gospel Singings and was a member of The Gospel Singing Group Highway 3 and 7. She enjoyed...
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John Florez

January 18, 2018

John Florez, III was born July 12, 1959 in Oklahoma City, OK the son of John Florez, II and Jane Warren and had lived in the Soper area most of his life. John departed this life on January 18, 2018 at the age of 58 years, 6 months and 6 days. He is preceded in death by his father. John married Myra Pence on April 5, 1979 in Boswell, OK. He was a member of the Southern Cherokee Tribe. ...
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Nita Magar

January 13, 2018

Bonita Jo "Nita" (Proctor) Magar, age 68, was born July 5, 1949 in DeKalb, Texas, the daughter of Milam "Chester" Proctor and Vera Evelyn (Tefteller) Proctor and had lived in Hugo since 1979. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Sonya Magar and a brother, Fred Proctor. Nita married James "LV" Magar on March 10, 1973 in Nash, Texas. She was employed...
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Charlene Curtis

January 9, 2018

Cathy Charlene Curtis, age 83, was born July 13, 1934 in Powderly, TX, the daughter of Tom Seaton and Virginia (Jackson) Seaton and had lived most of her life in Hugo. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by siblings, Helen Morris, Thelma Clark, Irene Turner, Earl Seaton, Audrey Seaton and Thomas Seaton. Charlene was born the baby girl of eight children to a bible...
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Leonard Lowrance

December 21, 2017

Leonard Lee Lowrance, age 81, was born April 18, 1936 the son of Ivan D. Lowrance and Edith (May) Lowrance and had lived in this area most of his life. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Harold Ray. Leonard loved playing dominoes, reading western books and watching movies. He enjoyed being outdoors, growing tomato plants, raising cattle and visiting with family and friends....
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Pamela Worley

December 16, 2017

Pamela Sue Worley, age 58,was born February 24, 1959, in Des Moines, Iowa to Jack Worley and Beverly (Hills) Worley and had lived for the past year in Ft. Towson, OK. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Perry Worley. Pamela loved painting, making jewelry, loved the ocean and taking control of situations. She was a free spirit, enjoyed dancing and...
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Johnny Rosson

December 15, 2017

Johnny Lee Rosson, age 70, was born September 3, 1947 in Hugo, OK, the son of Lee Roy Rosson and Ruby Opal (Tackett) Rosson and had lived most of his life in the Hugo and Ft. Towson area. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a son, Chuck Creacy, one brother, James Rosson and three sisters, Barbara Moore, Ruby Nell Cummings and Sandra Rosson. Johnny married...
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Jack Clements

December 6, 2017

Cecil Jackson "Jack" Clements, age 92, was born July 20, 1925 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, the son of B.J. Clements and Brazzie (Hall) Clements. Jack was an avid domino player, fisherman and hunter. He was proud of his turkey call and enjoyed telling the story about killing two turkeys with one shot. He was also very proud of the fact that the church hymn, "I'll Fly Away" , was originally written by...
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Benny Johnson

December 4, 2017

Benny Ray Johnson, Sr. was born February 27, 1948 in Paris, TX the son of George Floyd Johnson and Onita (Byrd) Johnson and had lived in Swink since 1964. He joined his wife, Jessie of 47 years in heaven on December 4, 2017. Benny passed at the age of 69 at their home in Swink, OK they shared for many years raising their kids and grandkids. Benny spent his early years in Sunray, TX. After...
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Betty Ketcheshawno

November 28, 2017

Betty Mae Ketcheshawno, age 79, was born September 24, 1938 in Wynnewood, OK, the daughter of Lewis Frazier and Semiah (John) Frazier and had lived in Sawyer since 1999. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Tecumseh John Frazier and Elam Frazier. Betty was a retired special education teacher in the state of California. She enjoyed life, teaching...
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Van Linn

November 25, 2017

Van Wesley Linn, age 56, was born March 16, 1961 in Talihina, OK and had lived all of his life in Hugo, OK. Van was a long haul truck driver. He enjoyed watching old movies, roping, going to rodeos and play days and also enjoyed driving around on dirt roads. Most especially he loved cook outs with his family and friends. He was of the Assembly of God faith. Van was preceded in death by his...
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Randall Terry

November 24, 2017

Randall Gene Terry, age 56, was born July 13, 1961 in Hugo, OK and graduated from Hugo High School. He had a "green thumb" and enjoyed working around the yard. He also enjoyed fishing and loved his missionary work. Randall is preceded in death by his parents James Author Terry and Beatrice C. (Nabors) McNeely. SURVIVORS INCLUDE: sisters, Deborah Greer and husband Bobby of Hugo, OK and Brandi...
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Eleanor Joe Parsons

November 24, 2017

Eleanor Joe Parsons, infant daughter of Devin Wayne Parsons and Dena Rae Cline was born November 24, 2017. She departed this life on November 24, 2017. Eleanor was preceded in death by her infant cousin, Kenslee Kuykendall. She is survived by her parents; maternal grandparents, Ryan and Eugenia Butler; paternal grandparents, Jacky Parsons and wife, Belinda and Melissa Riegel and husband,...
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Silas Grider

November 24, 2017

Silas Marvin Grider, 98, passed away on November 24th, 2017. He was born May 26th, 1919 to the late Pinkie Ellen Cox Grider and Marvin A. Grider. He entered this world in Murray County, OK and left this world in Murray County, OK, while at a Davis High School football playoff game. Si, a member of the greatest generation, was born in Oklahoma to farming parents who instilled in him the best...
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Nikki Pierce-Crisp

November 24, 2017

Nikki Jean Pierce-Crisp was born September 9, 1986 in Sherman TX, to Jimmy Pierce of Boswell, OK and Barbara (Bohanon) Todd-Fulmer of Sherman, TX. She graduated from Whitesboro High School in 2004 and married Jason Crisp. Nikki is loved by many and there will be a great void in many peoples heart. She had a kind heart and was always helping others. Her children were her joy in life. She was so...
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Jammey Watts

November 20, 2017

Jammey Lyn Watts, age 49, was born July 11, 1968 in Talihina, OK, the son of Winford Ray Watts and Joyce Dean (Slack) Watts and had lived all of his life in Spencerville. His father preceded him in death. Jammey enjoyed fishing, listening to music and liked to fix pick up trucks. He was always joking and in a good mood. Jammey was a member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and was affiliated with...
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Timothy James

November 7, 2017

Timothy Homer James, age 81, was born June 17, 1936 in Soper, OK the son of Jonas James and Bessie (Homer) James and had lived all of his life in Choctaw County. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his adoptive parents who raised him, Ben and Esterline James and two brothers, Johnny James and Robert Chubbee. Timothy worked for Dr. Wolfe on his ranch for many...
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Ruby Fennell

October 31, 2017

Ruby Lee Fennell, age 83, was born December 16, 1933 in Ft. Towson, OK, the daughter of Bire Sales and Lydia (Gibson) Sales and had lived most of her life in Ft. Towson graduating from Ft. Towson High School in 1952. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Edd Sales and John Sales. Ruby was a member of Ft. Towson First Baptist Church and enjoyed...
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Billy "Bill" Glass

October 24, 2017

Billy Lee Glass, age 76, was born January 20, 1941 in Antlers, OK, the son of Ollie Barker "O.B." Glass and Naomi "Bee" (Benefield) Glass and had lived all of his life in the Rattan area. He was a 1960 graduate of Rattan High School, had served as a member of the Rattan School Board and was a bus driver for Rattan Schools on the Goodwater Route for many years. Billy was a farmer/rancher and was...
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Margie (Brown) Turner

October 22, 2017

Margie Marie Turner , age 83, was born August 4, 1934 in Hugo, OK, the daughter of William Calvin Brown and Izoria Dorthy (Linkswiler) Brown. She worked in Dallas for many years at a store that had a pharmacy, make up counter area, and food bar/restaurant. Margie married Jack D. Turner on June 2, 1957 in Hugo while he was on leave and moved to Oxnard, CA to be closer to him. After moving back...
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Pauline (Brown) Davis

October 22, 2017

Marion Pauline Davis, age 84, was born October 31, 1932 in Hugo, OK, the daughter of William Calvin Brown and Izoria Dorthy (Linkswiler) Brown. She went to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 22, 2017. She had lived all of her life in the Hugo area and had worked at Jack's Quick Mart and Slaton's Quick Stop for a combined 20 years. Pauline was of the Assembly Faith and loved being with her...
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Timmy Carlile

October 15, 2017

Timmy Lee Carlile, age 47, was born August 19, 1970 in Talihina, OK, the son of Jimmy Carlile and Dora (Lawrence) Carlile. He had lived all of his life in Hugo. Timmy liked to fish, loved music, liked to dance and enjoyed family picnics. He especially loved his nieces and enjoyed spending time with them. Timmy was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by a brother, Jimmy Carlile in 1989,...
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Ray Wickson

October 11, 2017

Michael Ray Wickson, age 75, was born August 22, 1942 in Soper, OK, the son of Dave Wickson, Sr. and Suzanna (Nehka) Wickson and had lived all of his life in the Sobol area. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Brenda (Wickson) Plunk; brothers, Dave Wickson, Jr., Fred Wickson, Edmond Wickson and James LaFlore; also sisters, Marian Aaron and Gladys Moore....
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Eddie Burchfield

September 29, 2017

Mark Edward "Eddie" Burchfield, age 55, was born April 22, 1962 in Hugo, OK, the son of James Burchfield and Virginia (Ayers) Burchfield and had lived all of his life in the Ft. Towson and Sawyer area. His parents preceded him in death along with a brother, Darren Burchfield. Eddie married Linda Taylor on October 4, 2009. He served as Fire Chief for the Sawyer and Ft. Towson Volunteer Fire...
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Ronney "Chick" Russey

September 27, 2017

Ronney, age 57, was born July 29, 1960, the son of Glen Russey and Pearline (Garner) Russey and had lived all of his life in Boswell. He went to Boswell School where he completed the 11th grade. He was known by his friends as "Chick Russey". Ronney started working around the age of seventeen with his brother Bubba in Dallas doing construction. He moved and worked in Arkansas, Arizona, North...
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Daniel Wallace, Sr.

September 27, 2017

Jim Daniel Wallace, Sr., age 79, was born September 11, 1938 in Bluff, OK, the son of Dave Wallace and Edith (Morris) Wallace and had lived all of his life in the Hugo area. He married Iva Thompson at Hugo in 1963. Daniel liked working on cars, enjoyed spending time with his family and enjoyed driving around. He was a truck driver by occupation. He was preceded in death by his parents and...
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Krista Yount

September 26, 2017

Krista Joey Marie Yount, age 71, was born May 1, 1946 in Texarkana, Arkansas, the daughter of Rudy Ledeen and Mildred (Lay) Ledeen and had lived most of her life in East Texas prior to moving to Spencerville three years ago. She married Denis Yount on June 8, 2000 in Linden, Texas. Krista taught school in Texas for 46 years teaching 2nd grade for many years. She loved teaching, gardening, fishing...
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Nancy Summerville

September 24, 2017

Nancy Louise Summerville, age 59, was born November 8, 1957 and had lived in Boswell since 1996. She married Danny Summerville on June 15, 1975 in Boswell. Nancy was a homemaker and enjoyed working outside, listening to country music and coloring. She also liked to work puzzles and was "set in her ways." She was preceded in death by her father, Jack Barry, a son, Dustin Summerville and a...
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Jackie "Lewis" Allen, JR

September 21, 2017

Jackie "Lewis" Allen, Jr., age 51, was born September 21, 1966 in Hugo, OK. Lewis grew up in the Boswell area and went to school at Bennington. When he was five years old, he trained his pony to kneel, lay down, and play dead. They performed between events at the Boswell Rodeo. At age 15, he started riding race horses and became a jockey in Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska. Beginning at a very young...
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Michael Burton

September 10, 2017

Michael James Burton, age 36, was born August 16, 1981 and had lived all of his life in the Hugo area. He was a 1999 graduate of Hugo High School. Michael worked at Sash and Door in Hugo for many years and also as a forklift operator at Red River Coop in Hugo. He enjoyed hog hunting, sightseeing, and spending time with his sons. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, James D....
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Justin Cox

August 29, 2017

Justin Don Cox, age 39, was born August 19, 1978 in Dallas, TX and grew up in Princeton, TX. He loved fishing, accepting challenges, enjoyed being outdoors in the woods, loved all types of adventures and loved his dog, "Trouble". Justin wanted those around him to be happy. He was proud of his service in the United States Marine Corp. Justin was preceded in death by his PaPa, John Brumley;...
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Kenneth Butler, Sr.

August 29, 2017

Kenneth Mack Butler, age 80, a life-long resident of Hugo, passed from this life at his home on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 after a hard fought battle with cancer. He was born October 4, 1936 in Paris, TX, the son of Floyd Mack Butler and Willie Butler. He married Vicki Henderson on July 10, 1998 in Winfield, AL. Kenneth was a hard working man who lived by the Cowboy Code. This was evident in...
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Odis Sutterfield

August 23, 2017

Odis Franklin Sutterfield, age 93, was born July 2, 1924 in Connerville, OK, the son of William Franklin Sutterfield and Elizabeth Mae (Kennedy) Sutterfield and had lived most of his life in the Boswell area. He married Alice Ainsworth on January 14, 1946 in Sherman, TX. She preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by seven brothers and four sisters. Odis was a proud veteran who...
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Robert Dickieson

September 30, 1972 - August 22, 2017


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Carly Hunter

August 21, 2017

Carly Dawn Hunter, age 19, was born July 22, 1998 in Dallas, TX, the daughter of Timothy Clyde Hunter and Jennifer Nicole (Kerr) Hunter. She was preceded in death by her maternal grandmother, Robbie Ann English-Kerr and her paternal grandfather, Clyde Hunter. Carly was a 2016 graduate of Ft. Towson High School. She played softball, was on the Yearbook staff and was in several plays including ...
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Martha Powell

July 17, 1947 - August 20, 2017

Martha Lou Powell, age 70, was born July 17, 1947 in Ft. Towson, OK, the daughter of Jess Earnest and Mertie Lee (Chauncey) Earnest 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 husbands, Gary Guthrie and Wayne Powell along with a sister, Jessie Johnson. Martha was the oldest of nine siblings and helped raise them....
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Gaythal Lee

October 8, 1939 - August 19, 2017

Gaythal Dolan Lee, age 77, was born on October 8, 1939 in Unger, Oklahoma to William Lee and Pauline (Keener) Lee and had lived most of his life in the Boswell, OK area. He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister Billie Dale White, and his beloved daughter Shellie Gibson Wilkerson. Gaythal married Peggy (Burns) Lee on June 15, 1959 in Levelland, Texas. He worked as a rancher on the...
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David Lemon

August 16, 2017

David Howard Lemon was born September 7, 1931 in Antlers, OK to Dave Crocket Lemon and Gertrude (Johnson) Lemon and had lived in the Millerton area since 1937. David married Lillie Mickel on December 12, 1949 in Antlers, OK. He served as pastor at the Millerton Assembly of God, Albion Church, and Garvin Assembly of God. He also helped build Albion and Swink Full Gospel and was over Camp Calvary....
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Jarrod Johnson

August 8, 2017

Jarrod Lynn Johnson was born January 25, 1972 in De Queen, AR to Donna Lynn (Johnson) Pope. Jarrod was both a taxidermist for eighteen years as well as a semi pro archer, winning numerous awards in the states of Oklahoma, Texas, and Arkansas. He graduated from Broken Bow High School in 1990 and attended Southeastern Oklahoma University majoring in Sociology. Jarrod attended Promiseland Church...
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Bradley Edwards

August 3, 2017

Charles Bradley Edwards was born November 5, 1948 in McAlester, OK to Leonard Bradley Edwards and Violet Ruby (Baude) Edwards. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his grandfather Charles Baude; son, Thomas Bradley Edwards and two granddaughters. In 1971 Bradley joined the United States Air Force where he served in the Vietnam War as a Staff Sergeant. He worked...
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Lashell "Shelle" McMillan

August 1, 2017

Lashell Denece "Shelle" Pharis- McMillan was born June 24, 1971 in Hugo, OK. She had a big heart and smile and never met a stranger. Lashell was loved by everyone. Her hobbies included playing golf, bowling, and softball. Lashell worked as an insurance agent for many years in Texas and was the owner of Pinks Pony Express Hotshot Service in Kilgore, TX. She is preceded in death by her father...
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Billy Hedrick

July 28, 2017

Billy Austin Hedrick was born in OKC on December 18, 1960 to Sovern Mickel. Billy was raised in the Pushmataha area with his identical twin brother Bobby. The twin brothers enjoyed playing pranks on people by switching hats and glasses to confuse others of their true identities. Billy married Peggy S. Watts, March 31, 1989. He loved to hunt, fish, noodle, and camp with his family. He had a great...
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George "Joe" Corbett

July 28, 2017

George Sidney "Joe" Corbett was born October 18, 1946 in Durant, OK, the son of Frank Morgan Corbett and Mary Etta (Burns) Corbett. He grew up in and around the Boswell, Bennington and Durant area and spent 40 years living and working in Texas. Joe spent his younger years developing his love for horses, cattle and black mouth cur dogs. He always knew that being a cowboy was going to be the road...
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Ronnie Pierce

June 19, 1952 - July 18, 2017

Ronnie James Pierce, age 65, was born June 19, 1952 in Boswell, OK, the son of L.C. and Betty (Dees) Pierce. He left this journey of life to be with the Lord on July 18, 2017. Ronnie married the love of his life, Kimberly (Minchey) Pierce on Tuesday, February 17, 2004 in Paris, TX. He was a retired truck driver. He drove for many years for Arnold Brothers Forestry delivering firewood and pallets...
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Annie Gallant

September 21, 1965 - July 17, 2017

Annie Marie Gallant, 51, was born September 21, 1965 in Paris, TX, the daughter of Raymond Broach and Pauline Louise (Meredith) Broach and had lived most of her life in the Hugo area. Her parents preceded her in death. Annie enjoyed fishing, dancing, cooking, cleaning, watching movies and spending time with her grandchildren. She also loved to shop. SURVIVORS INCLUDE: daughter, LeeAnn...
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Jerry Allen

July 15, 2017

Jerry Ben Allen, age 70, was born October 4, 1946 in Boswell, OK, the son of John Lewis Allen and Norene (Sanders) Allen and had lived all of his life in the Boswell, Bennington and Bokchito area. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Terry Don Allen and Johnny Allen; also two sisters, Rosa Allen and Wanda Sue Lindamood. Jerry married Tracey Hicks...
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Rogie Walls

April 13, 1937 - July 14, 2017

Rogie Nell Walls, age 80, was born April 13, 1937 in Rufe, OK, the daughter of Robert Cunningham and Rushie (Kiefer) Cunningham. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Curtis B. Walls; one son, Newil Walls two brothers, Johnny Cunningham and Billy Cunningham; also two sisters, Velma Smith and Jo Helen Horn. Rogie worked at Campbells Soup, the Corp of...
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William Christopher (Chris) Archey

July 12, 2017

William Christopher (Chris) Archey was born November 17, 1990 in Antlers, Oklahoma to Randy Wayne Archey and Tammy Sue Secrest. Chris graduated from Soper High School in 2009 and married Shonna Denise Blankenship on October 18, 2013 in Hugo, Oklahoma. Chris enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. Hunting, fishing and running trot lines is what he loved doing. Chris is preceded in...
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Joann Mowry

July 4, 2017

Alice Joann Mowry, age 89, was born March 6, 1928 in Hoxie, Kansas, the daughter of Ralph Cooper and Mable Fleta (Mitchell) Cooper and had lived most of her life in Boise, Idabo prior to moving to Arthur City, Texas two years ago. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by two daughters, Sharon Quinn and Ronda Tuttle; her grandson, Michael Self; a sister, Jerry...
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Freda Cheshier-Hise

May 25, 1943 - July 4, 2017

Freda Cheshier-Hise, age 74, was born May 25, 1943 in Hugo, OK, the daughter of Albert Knight and Thelma (Waits) Knight 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, Ray Cheshier, a daughter, Sheila Edge and three brothers, William Albert Knight, Billy Gene Knight and Raymond Michael Knight. Freda...
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Billy Hendrix

August 3, 1949 - June 28, 2017

Billy Joe Hendrix, age 67, was born August 3, 1949 in Talihina, Ok to Earl Eugene Hendrix and Katherine Marie (Bohanan) Hendrix. He married Vickie Adkins on September 18, 1971 in Antlers, OK at Vickie's parents' house. Bill went into service as airborne with Company A 3rd battalion 5th infantry USARSO. He started September 9, 1969 and was honorably discharged on September 1st 1975. During his...
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Fernando Salas, Jr.

January 6, 1934 - June 24, 2017

Fernando Salas, Jr. was born January 6, 1934 in Albuquerque, NM to Fernando, Sr. and Lucia (Marquez) Salaz. Fernando graduated from Belen High School and earned a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from The New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts in 1956. Fernando married Audrey Phyllis Harding on November 29, 1963 in Michigan. He served 20 years in the U.S. Air Force as a navigator...
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Sue Donaldson

June 23, 2017

Sue (Shizue/ Suzy) Donaldson went to heaven to be with her Lord Jesus on June 23, 2017, in Melbourne,Florida. She passed away with her husband, Bill (Marvin) Donaldson and family by her side. Sue was born the 22nd of April 1939 in Fukuoka-Ken, Japan, the daughter of Shinko and Eiko Nakasone.She married Bill on February 19, 1959, at Naha, Okinawa. They stayed in Okinawa until her first son,...
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Ronnie Johnson

June 19, 2017

Ronnie Winston Johnson, age 73, was born November 13, 1943 in the Buckhorn community, the son of Elmer Lonnie "Runt" Johnson and Ruby Lucille (Young) Johnson. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Calvin Lee Johnson. Ronnie was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Vietnam war. He enjoyed spending time outside working his cows and pestering his...
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Mason Elliott

March 29, 2002 - June 11, 2017

Mason Tyler Elliott, age 15, was born March 29, 2002 in Talihina, OK. He loved hunting, fishing, prospecting for gold, diesel trucks, and enjoyed getting a good deal. He also loved being on the pipeline and was a big LSU Bayou Bengal Tiger fan.Mason attended Boswell Public Schools. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Troy Chumley, maternal great grandparents, Leroy and...
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Robert Lee Wright

February 3, 1951 - June 10, 2017

Robert Lee Wright, Jr. , age 66, was born February 3, 1951 in Artesia, NM, the son of Robert Lee Wright, Sr. and Claudia Reba (Ditzler) Wright and had lived for over 35 years in the Antlers, OK area. He was a long distance truck driver and was a member of the Hangmen Motor Cycle Club. He enjoyed riding his Harley, listening to old time rock and roll music but most especially he enjoyed his kids...
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John Sales

June 7, 2017

John Dee Sales, age 81, was born October 8, 1935 in Fort Towson, OK the son of Bire Sales and Lydia (Gibson) Sales and had lived in the Fort Towson community most of his life. John served in the US Army during the Koran War and was a member of the VFW. John loved being around his kids and grandchildren, going to the lake and fishing. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Edd...
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Mary James

June 7, 2017

Mary Ann James, age 69, was born July 4, 1947 in Allen, OK, the daughter of Elliott Roberts and Lee Fannie (Shields) Roberts and had lived in Hugo over 15 years. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Levi James, Sr. sister, Francis (titta) Shields, granddaughter, Megan James and grandson, Bryan James. Mary enjoyed going to church and enjoyed being with...
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