Our Obituaries

Charles Dennis

December 15, 2014

Charles Ray Dennis was born December 3, 1934 in Hugo, Oklahoma the son of William H. Dennis and Dorotha Ailene (McDonald) Dennis. He grew up in Hugo, Oklahoma and moved to Fort Towson, Oklahoma from Garland, Texas in 1996. Charles served in the US Navy and had retired from Texas Instruments as an Electrical Engineer. He enjoyed fishing, reading and metal detecting. He also enjoyed riding his red...
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Dixie Walker

December 12, 2014

Fay Marie "Dixie" Walker was born December 20, 1941 in San Antonio, TX, the daughter of George Dixon Loter and Frances Mable (Stokes) Loter and had lived most of her life in the Hugo area. She married Gus Walker in 1977. He preceded her in death on November 17, 2014. She was also preceded in death by her parents, a son, Robert Stevens and a daughter, Brenda Walker. Dixie was a good cook and...
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Fay "Dixie" Walker

December 12, 2014

Services: Date: Wednesday ~ December 17, 2014 Time: 2:00 P.M. Place: Miller & Miller Funeral Home Chapel Interment: Grant Cemetery ~ Grant, OK The family will receive friends from 6:00-7:00 P.M., Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014 at the funeral home
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Emma Allene Pulliam

December 12, 2014

Emma "Allene" Pulliam was born November 20, 1930 in Watonga, OK, the daughter of Willie Ben Blankenship and Farra Mae (Matthews) Blankenship and had lived most of her life in Choctaw County. She married Archie Pulliam in 1964. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents, one brother, Bill Blankenship and one sister, Corrine Blankenship. Allene owned and operated...
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Harold Fox

November 26, 2014

Harold George Fox was born April 15, 1924 in Mena, AR, the son of Gatas Fox and Annie (Williams) Fox and had lived all of his life in the Hugo area. He departed this life on November 26, 2014 at the age of 90. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Ovay Fox; one brother, George Fox and four sisters, Eula Johnson, Mandy Couch, Hazell Taylor and Faye...
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Pearline Sadler

November 20, 2014

Pearline Sadler was born February 22, 1933 in Keller, OK, the daughter of Delbert Roland Gunter and Pearl (Smith) Gunter and had lived over 39 years in the Ft. Towson area. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Tommy Sadler, a daughter, Jean Adams; siblings, Billie Allen, Bobbie Walker, Delbert Gunter, Butch Gunter, Lavera Pace and Sandra Crump....
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Gus Walker

November 17, 2014

Gussie Allen "Gus" Walker was born May 10, 1936 in Allen, TX, the son of Patrick Alonzo Walker and Lola Mae (Kizer) Walker and had lived most of his life in the Hugo area. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Brenda Sue Walker and a son, Robert Stevens Church. Gus married Fay Marie "Dixie" Loter on September 30, 1976 in Paris, TX. SURVIVORS INCLUDE...
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Jessie Johnson

November 13, 2014

Jessie Joan Johnson, 64 of Swink, Oklahoma went to be an angel in heaven on November 13, 2014 at her home. She was born on August 28, 1950, in Fort Towson, Oklahoma to Jess Earnest and Mertie Brisbois. She married Benny Johnson on August 15, 1967 in DeQueen, Arkansas. She retired as an elementary school teacher and coach. She loved teaching school and all her students. She also enjoyed working in...
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Jacquetta Ann (Long) McHale

November 4, 2014

Jacquetta Ann Long McHale was born in Sobol, OK on April 27, 1942 and entered into eternal rest on November 4, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Edward J. McHale, Jr.; dear daughter of the late O'dell and Bernice Allen Long; granddaughter of the late John and Minnie Cline Long and Joe and Ethyl Lawless Allen; loved sister of Carrel Long, Gary Long, Debbie Long Grubbs and Rick Grubbs; loving mother...
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David Lee Wilkie

November 1, 2014

David Lee Wilkie was born April 9, 1941, the son of Jimmy Wilkie and Joy (Qualls) Wilkie. He departed this life on November 1, 2014 at the age of 73.His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Lynda Wilkie. David enjoyed hunting, fishing and riding his motorcycle. He loved being outside, keeping busy and being around loved ones and animals. He also loved...
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Donald Huskins

October 30, 2014

Donald Ray Huskins was born December 20, 1943 in Sawyer, OK, the son of Harold Huskins and Eula Mae (Hudgins) Huskins. He departed this life on October 30, 2014 at the age of 70 years. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Huskins; three sisters, Joyce Serak, Caroline Chandler and Janie Lawson. Donald had lived for many years in Texarkana and had...
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Colton Rard

October 27, 2014

James Colton Rard was born January 11, 1991 in Denison, TX, and had lived all of his life in the Antlers and Spencerville area. He departed this life on October 27, 2014 at the age of 23. Colton graduated from Rattan High School in 2009 and attended Eastern Oklahoma State University for two years. Colton was foreman for Elite Industries of Antlers. He loved life, enjoyed the outdoors and always...
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Lavetta Cayton Dawson

October 21, 2014

Lavetta Faye (Cayton) Dawson, age 69, was born November 22, 1944 in Hugo, OK, the daughter of Bill Cayton and Mable (Jones) Cayton and was a lifelong resident of Hugo. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by four children, Christi Beard, Rod Beard, Billy Sweet and Bobby Sweet. Lavetta had managed several restaurants, bars and country clubs in the Hugo area. She...
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Joyce Smith

October 19, 2014

The community of Kent, Oklahoma welcomed Joyce Branton on April 29,1928 the daughter of Horace Branton and Clara (Bailey) Branton. She was raised in a family of her five brothers and two sisters and throughout the years gained several nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews whom she loved dearly. She graduated from Soper School in 1946. After graduation, she worked at the Jordan Bus...
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Charlie Miller

October 17, 2014

Charles Anderson "Charlie" Miller was born July 1, 1928 in Antlers, Oklahoma, the son of John T. Miller and Anna (Labor) Miller and had lived in the Spencerville community all of his life. He departed this life on October 17, 2014 at the age of 86 years, 3 months, and 16 days. Charlie married Ruby Hicks in February of 1960 in Las Vegas, Nevada. She preceded him in death. He was also...
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Deborah "Debbie" Bartow

October 3, 2014

Deborah "Debbie" (Woods) Bartow was born April 21, 1952 in Durant, OK, the daughter of Richard Woods and Mary (Trout) Woods. She departed this life on October 3, 2014 in Spring, TX at the age of 62 years. Debbie married Gary Bartow on March 20, 1999 in Fort Worth, TX. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her father. Debbie was a retired nurse, but to her the most...
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Dean Gooding

September 25, 2014

William Dean Gooding was born September 25, 1925 in Grant, OK, the son of Jesse B. Gooding and Lois (Nicholas) Gooding and had lived all of his life in the Grant area. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Fred Gooding, Hal Gooding, and twin brother, Bazil Jean Gooding along with one sister, Vera Hutchison. Dean was a proud veteran of the U.S....
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LaDon Smith

September 24, 2014

LaDon Smith was born July 26, 1945 in Sacramento, CA, the daughter of Ervin W. Seebeck and Margaret (Moore) Seebeck and had lived in Boswell since 1970. Her parents preceded her in death. LaDon was a member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and granddaughter of original enrollee, Robert T. Moore. She was also a member of the Durant Art Guild, a talented artist, having won the U.S.D.A....
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Pat Chastain

September 24, 2014

Patsy "Pat" (Hamby) Chastain was born September 6, 1945 in Hugo, OK, the daughter of William Jefferson Hamby and Nettie Cleo (McMillian) Hamby and had lived most of her life in Hugo. She graduated from Grant High School in 1963 and married Tommy Chastain on October 17, 1963 in Grant, OK. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents, six brothers and one sister,...
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Steven James "Steve" Ingram

September 9, 2014

Steven James "Steve" Ingram was born February 4, 1971 in Talihina, OK, the son of Carol James Ingram and Lettie Jean (Hardy) Ingram and had lived most of his life in Hugo. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a sister Lou Ann Motes. Steve was a member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. SURVIVORS INCLUDE: one son, Colton James Ingram of Illinois and one...
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Mary Elnora Dill

September 8, 2014

Mary Elnora Dill was born June 9, 1939 in Hollis, OK, the daughter of Clarence Monroe Beck and Veta Pauline (Wilkerson) Beck and had lived in Boswell since 1973.Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a son, Rory Dale Dill and a sister, Gloria Beck. Mary married Haskell "Sonny" Dill on June 28, 1955 in Hollis, OK. She was a homemaker and Licensed Practical Nurse....
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Janette James

September 7, 2014

Janette James was born March 24, 1942 in Hugo, OK, the daughter of Frank Oakes and Ella (Richards) Oakes and had lived all of her life in Hugo. She was a 1960 graduate of Hugo High School. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Johnny James; brothers and sisters, Homer Oakes, Tommie Oakes, Juanita Oakes, Corine (Oakes) Springs, Florence (Oakes) Higgins,...
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Georgia "Jo" Gardner

September 2, 2014

Georgia Bell "Jo" Gardner was born August 1, 1939 in Ft. Towson, OK, the daughter of George F. Morris and Clara Bell (Morehead} Morris and had lived most of her life in Spencerville. She married Billy Gardner on May 31, 1958 in Hugo. He preceded her in death on May 8, 2012. She was also preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Phyllis Parker and Thelma Doshier. Jo was a housewife and...
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Georgia Raines

September 2, 2014

Georgia Ann Raines was born December 29, 1970 in Okeene, OK, the daughter of James Franklin Raines and Judy Ann (Benda) Raines. Her father preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Lisa Pinkerton. Georgia was of the Baptist faith and a member of Victory Baptist Church of Hugo. In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made to the American Cancer...
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Wilma Hunter

August 10, 2014

Wilma Lee (Workman) Hunter , age 67, was born January 3, 1947 in Chicoto, TX, the daughter of Jacob Workman and Viola Ann (Revis) Workman and had lived for the past 44 years in Hugo. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a son, Kenneth Dale Batchelor. Wilma was a registered nurse and an EMT and CPR Instructor putting herself through school while raising her...
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Clara Williams

August 9, 2014

Clara (Hamill) Williams, age 81, was born August 25, 1932 in Frogville, OK, the daughter of William Greer Hamill and Selina Elizabeth (Self) Hamill. She grew up in Frogville, OK and had lived in Paris for the past ten years. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Bobby Jim Williams, two brothers, Marion Hamill and Floyd Hamill; also one sister, Cora...
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Nadine Wilkins

August 5, 2014

Villis Nadine Wilkins, age 85, was born May 4, 1929 in Sawyer, OK, the daughter of Samuel Martin Fox and Lenora (Elliot) Fox and had lived most of her life in Hugo. She married Leon Wilkins on June 7, 1947 in Lamar County, Texas. He preceded her in death on December 2, 1972. She was also preceded in death by her parents, her second husband, Thomas Sneddon (May 18, 2014), four brothers, JB...
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James Illapotubbee

July 29, 2014

James Lee Illapotubbee, age 47,was born July 27, 1967 in Los Angeles, CA, the son of Willis Harry Illapotubbee and Lorene (Willis) Illapotubbee. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by three sisters, Wanda Ortega, Ethel Illapotubbee, and Sharon Mendoza. He married Mona Sorrells on September 5, 1995 in Paris, TX. SURVIVORS INCLUDE: his wife, Mona Illapotubbee; one...
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Mary Davis

July 22, 2014

Mary Frances (Cox) Davis was born July 2, 1937 in Pontotoc Mississippi, the daughter of Olen Cox and Mary (Alexander) Cox. Mary lived for many years in Nelson, OK. She had worked for twenty five years at Wal-Mart in Paris, TX and Hugo, OK. She enjoyed working outside with her flowers and inside cooking and canning. Most of all she was proud of her children. Mary said the hardest thing was to let...
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Robert Spencer

July 20, 2014

Robert Jeff Spencer, age 87, was born March 23, 1927 in Sawyer, Polk County, Arkansas, the son of Marcus Alexander Spencer and Ethel Leona (Dunn) Spencer. Robert grew up around Woodland, Red River County Texas and Paris, Lamar County, Texas. He married Julia William Richardson in 1953. To this union were born six children. After the passing of his first wife, he married Betty (Williams) Flinn in...
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Louise Green

July 19, 2014

Theresa Louise Green, age 67, was born March 29, 1947 in Cloudy, OK, the daughter of Frankie Leflore and Betty (Dickson) Leflore and had lived all of her life in the Rattan area. She married Ruble Coy "Pete" Green on June 22, 1972. Louise spent the majority of her life as a homemaker and healthcare provider. She was an easygoing lady who loved her family, especially her grandchildren. She...
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Windell Dean Cayton

July 17, 2014

Windell Dean Cayton was born January 15, 1941 in Hugo, OK the son of Albert Cayton and CoraBell (Terry) Cayton. He graduated from Okmulgee Tech with two degrees. Windell served in the US Army and had lived in the Hugo area for over 35 years. Windell loved to sit on his front porch and to visit with people. He helped a lot of people while working for the Little Dixie Transit. He loved the Texas...
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Johnny C. Mock

July 15, 2014

Johnny Carl Mock was born May 31, 1934 in Boswell, OK on Unger Road the son of John Franklin Mock and Lola "Skeet" (Higginbottam) Mock. He married Patricia Ann Holloway on October 28, 1960 near Edmond, OK. Johnny loved the Lord and the Lord loved him by guiding him though the journey of life. His family, children, grandchildren and friends followed. He was an outdoorsman by heart which...
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Naomi Cooper

July 8, 2014

Naomi Evaline "Nooks" Cooper was born December 13, 1932 north of Swink, OK, the daughter of John Piearcy and Nora E. (Dean) Piearcy and had lived all of her life in the Swink area. She departed this life on July 8, 2014 at the age of 81. She married Lewis Houston "Bill" Cooper on June 28, 1951. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents; a son, Eddie Cooper; a...
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Donnie Gray

July 6, 2014

Robert Donald "Donnie" Gray was born December 15, 1955 in Abilene, TX and had lived for the past year in Hugo. He departed this life on July 6, 2014 at the age of 58. He was preceded in death by his father, Oscar Raymond (Bud) Gray, and a brother, William Raymond Gray. Donnie was affiliated with Oasis of Life Tabernacle of Reno, TX. He was also a member of Bikers against Child Abuse and Guardian...
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Virginia Hunter

July 2, 2014

Virginia Mae Hunter was born February 17, 1933 in Wright City, OK, the daughter of Clyde Edward Walton and Ethel Elizabeth (Elder) Walton. She grew up in Wright City and had lived most of her life in Hugo. She married John Hunter on April 13, 1957 in Hugo. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Gilbert Walton and a sister June Emory. Virginia was a...
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Lary Dean

June 29, 2014

Lary Edward Dean was born August 18, 1959 in Anchorage, Alaska, the son of Homer Dean and Laverne (Knight) Dean and had lived in Hugo since 1995.He married Stella Morris on February 21, 1995 in Hugo. Lary was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend. He loved riding Harleys, fishing and helping people and was loved by many. His life will carry on in the hearts of many of us in a...
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Teddy Jean Loar

June 28, 2014

Teddy Jean (Kiser) Loar passed away Saturday June 28, 2014 in Hugo, OK. She was born May 13, 1932 in Pilot Nob, north of Valliant, OK. She married Charles D. Loar, Sr. (Dick) on April 6, 1949 in DeQueen, AR and had called Ft. Towson, OK her home since 1955. She was preceded in death by her son Charles D. Loar, Jr. (J.R.), parents Ted and Sallie Kiser, maternal grandmother who helped raise...
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Maisie Orr

June 19, 2014

Virgie Armelda "Maisie" Orr was born November 27, 1924 in Clay County, TX, the daughter of Samuel Elliott Moore and Minnie Jewel (Chappell) Moore. She departed this life on June 19, 2014 at the age of 89 years, 6 months and 23 days. Maisie married Glenn Lathaniel Orr on December 24, 1944 in Ft. Worth, TX. He preceded her in death on June 26, 2001. She was also preceded in death by her parents,...
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Faye Walker

June 12, 2014

Beulah Faye Walker was born November 23, 1932 in Rose Mound, OK, the daughter of Gideon Albert "Bud" Allen and Molly (Mahon) Allen and had lived most of her life in Ft. Towson and Southeast Oklahoma. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Loy Davis. Faye worked as a unit secretary for many years at Hugo, Antlers, and Idabel hospitals. She was a member of...
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Judy Redman

June 11, 2014

Judy Elaine Redman was born September 6, 1946 in Tulsa, OK, the daughter of Jerome Hellard, Jr. and Dixie (Arnold) Hellard and had lived all of her life in Tulsa, OK. Her parents preceded her in death. Judy married Louvus Redman on September 3, 1979 in Paris, TX. She liked to travel, fish, and camp out. She also enjoyed working in the yard, cooking, and playing skipbo but most especially she...
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Horace Slaton

April 22, 2014

Horace Wenford Slaton was born June 23, 1932 in Soper, Oklahoma, the son of Paul Roland Slaton and Gertrude (Borman) Slaton and had lived in the community since 1962. His parents preceded him in death. He married Jane Brown on December 8, 1979 in Hugo. He was a dedicated husband and father. He loved life, family, friends, and most of all God. He never met a stranger, always greeting...
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Linda Tyler

April 17, 2014

Linda Ruth Tyler was born December 4, 1945 in Fort Towson, OK, the daughter of James Easterwood and Geneva (Justice) Easterwood and had lived all of her life in the Choctaw/McCurtain County area. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Jimmie J. Tyler, Sr.; a son, Randy Byrd; a brother, Steve Easterwood; and her step mother, Irene Easterwood. Linda...
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Dorothy VanCleve

April 13, 2014

Dorothy Lucille VanCleve was born February 16, 1920 in Chicago, IL, the daughter of Vincent W. Dudick and Marie (Gault) Dudick and had lived in Hugo since 1997. She peacefully passed away with her family by her side on April 13, 2014 at the age of 94 years. Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Stansbury VanCleve; four siblings, Joy Dudick, Marion Sysmanski, Jean Lammer and Bud...
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Tommy Moore

April 10, 2014

William Thomas "Tommy" Moore was born August 17, 1943 in Dallas, TX. Tommy was owner/operator of a candy distribution company and was a member of the Church of Christ in Antlers. He married Joann Ford on June 10, 1961 in Dallas, TX. She survives him. Other survivors include: one son, Troyce Moore of Hugo; one daughter, LaRinda "Rennie" Bassham of Tulsa, OK; two sisters, Katherine Moore of...
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David Moss

April 9, 2014

David Joe Moss was born February 13, 1940 in Lima, Ohio, the son of H.B. Moss and Edith (Reeder) Moss and had lived in Hugo since 2008. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a grandson, Nikki Collins and a brother, Richard Moss. David married Jean (Jewell) Moss on April 4, 1964 at First Evangelical Reform Church of Lima, Ohio. They celebrated their Golden wedding...
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Angel Ramirez-Huerta

March 30, 2014

Angel Ramirez-Huerta was born October 1, 1991 in Dolores, Hidalgo, Mexico, the son of Francisco Ramirez-Gonzalez and Maria Isabel Huerta-Godinez and had lived for the past eight years in Boswell. Angel enjoyed going to the river, riding 4-wheelers, and spending time with his family and friends. He was a hard worker and worked in construction. Angel was of the Catholic faith. SURVIVORS INCLUDE:...
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Charles Rhoades

March 21, 2014

Born October 30, 1921 in Charleston Arkansas to Charles D. and Bertha Rhoades. In his early years, he moved to Nuyaka, Oklahoma and was raised by his Uncle and Aunt Gordon and Lula Sharp along with his sister Lillian. He became an outstanding basketball player (the team won the Class C championships in 1939 and 1940 and scored over 100 points in one of the games). He enrolled at East Central...
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Vera McCloure

March 20, 2014

Vera Luetta (Burton) McCloure of Hugo, Oklahoma passed away on March 20, 2014 at the age of 90. She was born in Sawyer, Oklahoma on April 11, 1923 to Elijah and Della (Babcock) Burton. Mrs. McCloure was raised in Messer and went to school at Rock Hill and lived in the Hugo area for most of her life. She was preceded in death by her parents, her sister, Oleta Jones and her sons, Joey McClure...
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Norma Pitts

March 13, 2014

Norma Jean Pitts was born December 5, 1933 in Wellington, TX, the daughter of James Henry Havron and Ruby Elmaria (Simpson) Havron. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Clifford Newton Pitts (December 16, 2008); a daughter, Carol Pitts (1971); three brothers, Etsel James Havron, Roy Dean Havron and Jerry Dale Havron; also one sister,...
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Lynda Wilkie

March 13, 2014

Lynda Ruth "Lulu" Wilkie was born July 2, 1943 in Sulphur, OK to Leonard Hay and Frances (McHargue) Hay. She was the oldest granddaughter of Sylvanus and Ruth (Charbonneau) McHargue. Lynda graduated from Hugo High School in May 1961 and married David Lee Wilkie on October 27, 1961. They were blessed with one son, David Leonard Wilkie; four grandchildren, Sasha Lynn Wilkie, Autumn Marie Wilkie,...
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Johnny Allen

March 8, 2014

Johnny Vaughn Allen was born June 12, 1954 in Hugo, OK and had lived all of his life in Hugo. He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Allen; brother, Glenn Allen; and sisters, Martha Buchanan and Ruth Ann Taylor. Johnny was a truck driver and enjoyed driving trucks. He loved life and enjoyed dancing and having a good time. Johnny loved and cared about everybody and enjoyed spending time...
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John Heath

March 4, 2014

John F. Heath was born November 30, 1918 to John Q. Heath and Isabel Charlson Heath in Ninnekah, Oklahoma and lived most of his life in Hugo and Speer OK area. John departed from this life on March 4, 2014 at the age of 95 years. John is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Cecelia "Cindy" Heath; Brothers George Heath, Arnold Heath, A.J. Heath; and sisters Anna Erwin, Marie "Dink" Bobo...
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Betty Jackson

March 4, 2014

Betty Joy Jackson was born December 11, 1965 in Bokchito, OK, the daughter of Alvie Jackson and Lillie (Bertis) Jackson. Her parents preceded her in death. Betty was actively involved in her children's lives, whether it be at the baseball field or church activities, despite how heavy her schedule, she always had time to lend an ear to anyone needing an encouraging word or hand. She truly...
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Genaro "Jerry" Ochoa

March 3, 2014

Genaro Vargas Ochoa was born on January 24, 1924 in Jerome, Arizona. He lived there till the age of six, then his family moved to Hanford, California. He lived in Hanford until he joined the Navy in 1942 at the age of seventeen. He was first stationed in Barnstaple, England, Normandy in 1944, then in the South of France. He remained in Okinawa until the end of the war in Japan occupation duty...
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Jerrod Choate

March 1, 2014

Jerrod Lee Choate was born March 30, 1988 in Ada, OK and had lived all of his life in the Boswell and Bennington area. He enjoyed playing baseball and basketball and also enjoyed fishing and camping. SURVIVORS INCLUDE: his father, Tommy Lee Choate of Bennington; his mother, Geraldine (Roberts) Pierce of Bennington; sisters, Tina Bacon and Amanda Martin, both of Boswell; brother, Kendal Pierce...
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Louis Craigo, Jr.

March 1, 2014

Louis Craigo, Jr. was born March 27, 1918 in Paris, TX, the son of Louis Craigo, Sr. and Marilda (Robinius) Craigo. He married Lelia Joyce McCombs on November 27, 1946 in Commerce, TX. She preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Evelyn Westbrook and a brother, Augustus Craigo. Mr. Craigo was a business owner and landscape architect. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Navy...
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Wilma Davidson

February 24, 2014

Wilma Rose Davidson was born November 1, 1924 in Allen, OK, the daughter of Harvey W. Keener and Myrtle Valentine (Tillery) Keener and had lived most of her life in Grant. She married Jesse Davidson on April 22, 1943 in Grant, OK; He preceded her in death on June 19, 1998. She was also preceded in death by her parents and three brothers, Billy Joe Keener, James Keener and Harvey Keener. Wilma...
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Tommie June James

February 17, 2014

Tommie June James was born December 22, 1932 in Fort Towson, OK, the daughter of Wilbur Duncan and Minnie Mae (Scarbrough) Duncan and had lived north of Swink, OK since 1977. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by two sons, Marvin Ray James and Jerry D. James; also a sister, Deloris Bland. She enjoyed fishing, liked to go to church and loved spending time with her...
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John A. Trapp

February 13, 2014

John A. Trapp was born April 26, 1927 in Clarksville, TX, the son of William Henry Trapp and Velma (Cowley) Trapp and had lived most of his life in Choctaw County. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by great grandchild, Kirby Davis; five brothers and two sisters, Eugene Trapp, Herman Trapp, William Trapp, Henry Trapp, Marshall Trapp, Mildred Martel and Dorothy Wilson...
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William David Harrison

February 11, 2014

William David Harrison, Sr. was born October 1, 1941 in Bakersfield, CA, the son of James Elven Harrison and Dorothy (Bernard) Harrison and had lived for over 20 years in the Boswell area prior to moving to Durant. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Viola LaPoint and a brother, Johnny Harrison. Mr. Harrison was a fence building contractor and was of...
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Randy Booth

February 10, 2014

Charles "Randy" Booth also known by his truck driver handle "Belly-Bumper" was born February 19, 1958 in Hugo, OK, the son of Charles Eugene Booth and Janie (Ball) Booth and was a life time resident of Hugo. His parents preceded him in death. Randy was a truck driver and was of the Pentecostal faith. He enjoyed fishing, riding horses, cookouts, family gatherings and watching T.V. SURVIVORS...
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Frank Milby

February 9, 2014

Francis Manwell "Frank" Milby was born March 26, 1936 in Plain View, VA, the son of George Franklin Milby and Sadie (Manoley) Milby and had lived for over 20 years in Boswell. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a son, Wesley Hardin Milby, a daughter Jo Lynn Chelette and a brother, George Franklin Milby, Jr. Frank managed Case International Stores in Sherman,...
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Angie Davidson

February 8, 2014

Angie D. Davidson was born December 20, 1926 and had lived in Brownsboro, TX for the past 3 years after living most of her life in the Hugo area. She was preceded in death by her husband Sam Davidson and two sons, Danny and Bobby Davidson. Angie loved to fish but after her fishing buddies passed on, she took up sewing and quilting. She also loved to read, work jig saw puzzles and listen to...
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Katherine Battiest

February 7, 2014

Katherine (Williams) Battiest was born July 12, 1929 in Bethel, OK the daughter of Raphael Williams and Annie (Cusher) Williams and had lived in Hugo since 1959. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a grandson, Jason Abeita. Katherine was a homemaker and attended Victory Baptist Church, Hugo. She enjoyed living her life, loved fresh flowers, enjoyed playing bingo,...
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Opal Crowder

February 7, 2014

Mary "Opal" Crowder was born February 1, 1923 in Boswell, OK, the daughter of Jim Campbell and Ada (Duff) Campbell and had lived in Soper since 1974. Opal was a homemaker. She married Pete Crowder on March 6, 1944 in Idabel, OK; He preceded her in death on August 24, 2002. She was also preceded in death by a son, Billy Nick Crowder; daughter, Villie Ann Ward; two sisters, Nettie Moncrief and...
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Anna Dozier

February 5, 2014

Anna Lou Dozier was born October 25, 1938 in Fort Towson, OK, the daughter of George Marshall Taylor and Vivian Marcell (Fennell) Taylor. She graduated from Fort Towson High School and married Parnell Dozier on June 24, 1958 in Tulsa, OK. They moved to Sawyer in 1995. Anna was a member of First Baptist Church of Fort Towson and taught Sunday School in her younger years. Anna was a very supportive...
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Betty Espinoza

February 3, 2014

Betty Lucille Espinoza was born June 28, 1950 in Roswell, N.M., the daughter of Willis B. Graham and Laverne (Watson) Graham and had lived for the past 31 years in Boswell. Her parents preceded her in death. Betty enjoyed reading and watching TV. She also enjoyed walking and visiting with family and friends. Betty was of the Baptist faith and attended Pigeon Roost Cumberland Presbyterian...
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Ozella Staggs

February 3, 2014

Ozella Marie Staggs was born October 10, 1927 in Anadarko, OK, the daughter of Willie Lee Flowers and Sarah Sicily (Merriman) Flowers and had lived in Boswell since 1975. She married Travis Lee Staggs on October 28, 1948 in Atoka. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents, one son Jimmy Lee Staggs; two daughters, Jerri Sue Petty and Cindy Ann Staggs; also one...
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Debbie Smith

February 1, 2014

Debora Ann "Debbie" Smith was born November 12, 1962 in Grand Prairie, TX, the daughter of Wayne W. Smith and Rita (Pittman) Smith and had lived in Hugo for the past four years after living most of her life in the Dallas, TX area. Her father, Wayne Smith preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Robert Wayne Smith. Debbie loved animals, liked to dance and was an Elvis...
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Richard Pruit

February 1, 2014

Richard Lou "Dick" Pruit was born November 10, 1934 in Humble City, New Mexico, the son of Chester Allen Pruit and Annie Lou Rainy (Matthews) Pruit and had lived in Spencerville since 1996. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a grandson, Travis Pruit; three sisters, Eunice Rowe, Ollie Harwell and Joyce McFarland; also four brothers, Bob Pruit, Roy Pruit, Tommy...
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Jack Vernon Melton

January 21, 2014

Jack Vernon Melton was born July 3, 1930 in Boswell, OK, the son of Jess Cullen Melton and Norma (Streetman) Melton. He grew up in Boswell and moved back in 1985. Jack married Mildred Ellis in Amarillo, TX. She preceded him in death in 1989. He was also preceded in death by his parents, four brothers Gene Melton, Leo Melton, James Melton and Wayne Melton. Jack was a truck driver and was of the...
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Crystal Maxwell

January 19, 2014

Crystal DeeAnn Maxwell was born April 27, 1985 in Okeene, OK and had lived all of her life in Hugo. She worked at Hugo Medical Clinic as a Doctor's assistant for Dr. Ted Rowland. Crystal enjoyed her job, listening to music but most importantly loved spending time with her son including going to the park and the lake. SURVIVORS INCLUDE: her son, Lincoln Ray Leon Gallant and his father, Willie...
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Kolten Reich

January 17, 2014

Timothy Kolten Reich was born August 16, 1990 in Talihina, OK. He married Kaley Pulliam on September 1, 2012 in Millerton, OK. Kolten enjoyed life and making people laugh. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, making paracord bracelets, driving around in the mud, learning new things, buying new toys, wearing his cap and sunglasses, dipping, listening and singing country music, building new projects,...
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Alta Selby

January 9, 2014

obituary pending
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Leslie Gilley

January 5, 2014

Leslie Diane Gilley was born January 26, 1972 in Dallas, TX. She might have been disabled, but do not let that fool you; Leslie was a very vibrant, full of life and beautiful woman. She enjoyed shocking people, was outgoing, talkative, and was a people person. She loved the color Red, enjoyed country music, especially Reba McIntyre and Randy Travis, liked having her hair done and worked making...
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James Oliver Crews

January 4, 2014

James Oliver Crews was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. At the age of 58 on January 04, 2014 he returned home to Our Heavenly Father. James is survived by his wife, Sandra Tucker Crews, daughter, Adalina Tucker Crews, brother, Charles Crews and sisters, Panele Franklin and Gale Noneaker and one wonderful grandson, Kaleb Tucker Crews along with other family and friends.
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Richard Cushman

January 1, 2014

Richard Byron Cushman was born December 23, 1938 in Longmont, CO, the son of Richard Cushman and Bessie (Benevidez) Cushman. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a sister, carol Lynn Ludwick and a brother, Roy Cushman. During high School, Richard was an outstanding amateur boxer, participating in the Golden Gloves of American tournaments, earning the nickname ...
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Albert Sampson

December 31, 2013

Albert Lee Sampson was born February 8, 1942 in Oleta, OK, the son of Jacob Sampson and Marie (Elapashabbi) Sampson. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by three children, Delbert Sampson, Audra Harris and Jacqueline Sanchez and three siblings, Eldon Sampson, Pearlie Mae Deatley and Sarah Sampson. Albert loved working on cars, yard work, watching old western movies...
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Vickie Lynn Freeman

December 26, 2013

Vicki Lynn Freeman was born April 11, 1951 in Hugo, OK, the daughter of J.I. Freeman and Esther (Dickerson) Freeman. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Billy Dean. SURVIVORS INCLUDE: one son, Clinton Freeman and wife, Lynna Freeman of Fillmore, OK; one daughter, Sherrl Freeman of Augusta, MT; one brother, Arthur Freeman and wife, Judy of Hugo, OK; two sisters, Joyce Moler...
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Charles Roy Lester

December 25, 2013

Obituary pending Services set
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Jerry Wayne David

December 25, 2013

Jerry David, 59, passed from this life on December 25, 2013, at his Sawyer home. Jerry was born on November 27, 1954, in Odessa, TX. In 1973, Jerry graduated from Fort Towson High School. He was a member of the Fort Towson State Champion Basketball team and the MVP in the Tournament of Champions. After graduation, he attended Southeastern Oklahoma State University. Jerry was trained as an...
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Otis D. Thomas

December 19, 2013

PENDING OBITUARY
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Trudy Harrimon-Hanson

December 18, 2013

Trudy Maxine Harrimon Hanson was born November 13, 1939 in Corsicana, TX, the daughter of James Edward Rose and Mattie Lee (Hutchings) Rose and had lived for over 50 years in Choctaw County prior to moving to Paris, TX. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Wesley Harrimon; her second husband, Melvin Hanson; sons, Danny Harrimon, Johnny Harrimon,...
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Willie Mae Sampson

December 11, 2013

Willie Mae Sampson was born September 24, 1946 in Noble, TX the daughter of Jacob Sampson and Marie (Elapsahabbi) Sampson. Willie was preceded in death by her parents, a sister, Pearlie Mae Sampson and a brother, Elden "Red" Sampson. Survivors include: daughter, Mary Sampson of Paris TX, sister, Ruthie Fleming of Paris, TX, two brothers: Albert Sampson of Ada, OK and Johnny Sampson of Paris...
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Ray Love

November 25, 2013

Ray Love was born January 17, 1939 in Boswell, OK the son of Vernon Love and Alice Lorene (Rogers) Love and had lived most of his life in the Boswell area. His parents preceded him in death. He married Audra Jones on October 27, 1960. Ray was a rancher and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He loved taking care of his cows, enjoyed baling hay and enjoyed fishing. SURVIVORS INCLUDE: his wife,...
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Ardith Payne

November 24, 2013

Ardith Mae Payne was born November 7, 1932 in Norfolk, NE the daughter of Max Heppner and Fern (Emley) Heppner and had lived most of her life in the Hugo area. She married Odell Payne on August 4, 1956 in Hugo, OK. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents, one sister Audrey Sutter and three brothers, Darel, Dean & Dallas Heppner. Ardith attended Trinity Baptist...
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Ethan Sheets

November 8, 2013

Ethan Glenn "Bub" Sheets was born August 8, 2006 in Durant, OK, the son of Glenn and Barbara (Bullard) Sheets and had lived all of his life in the Hugo area. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Barbara Bullard; great grandparents, Glenn and Wilma Sheets, Sloney and Myrtle Beasley, R.L. and Lucy Sellers, and Sam and Birdie Bullard; also his uncle, Robert Bullard. Ethan enjoyed dirt...
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Clyde Davidson, JR

October 28, 2013

Clyde Eugene Davidson, Jr. was born November 6, 1971 in Paris, TX, the son of Clyde Eugene Davidson, Sr. and Melba (Gibson) Davidson. As a teenager, Clyde, Jr. attended Paris High School. He loved his job as a journeyman Lineman where he worked in power line construction. Clyde, Jr. was a strong-willed godly man with a heart of gold that loved his family especially his grandbabies. He also...
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MaKaylee Wrenna Paige Miller

October 22, 2013

MaKaylee Wrenna Paige Miller was born October 22, 2013 in Durant, OK the infant daughter of Fredia Miller. She departed this life on October 22, 2013. Survivors include: mother, Fredia Miller, brother, Matthew Miller, sister, Destiny Miller; grandparent, Bobbi Keiner; great grandparents: Fred & Barbara Keiner of Hugo, OK and Deco & Pat Duke of Ada, OK: aunts, Alicia Miller, Amber Miller,...
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Eddy Taber

September 29, 2013

Edmond Foster "Eddy" Taber was born January 21, 1949 in Stigler, OK, the son of Vernon Taber and Bertha (Anderson) Taber and had lived in Hugo for 40 years. Eddy was a retired carpenter and a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp. He loved looking for arrowheads, enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family and friends. He married Opal Davidson on April 12, 2008 in Midlothian, TX. SURVIVORS...
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Roger "Scooty" Spear

September 18, 2013

Roger Dale "Scooty" Spear was born May 21, 1946 in Hugo, OK, the son of Hubert E. "Bo" Spear and Mary Lou (Lemmond) Spear and had lived all of his life in this area. His parents preceded him in death. Roger was a retired postal employee and was a Vietnam Army Veteran. He was an avid domino player, loved hunting arrowheads, and enjoyed being outdoors including hunting and fishing. Roger was of the...
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Willa Dean David

September 16, 2013

Willa Dean David was born April 2, 1941 the daughter of Cyril Worth Dozier and Zelpha D. (Taylor) Dozier and had lived all of her life in the Fort Towson area. She married Arville W. David on March 17, 1958 at Corinth Baptist Church, Ft. Towson, OK. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents, a daughter, Caroline J. Taylor and a brother, George "Jerry" Dozier. ...
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Ruth Rape

August 21, 2013

Ruth (Norris) Wilson Rape was born July 13, 1921 in Denison, TX, the daughter of Irvin Nash Norris and Lucy Pearl (McMillen) Norris. She was preceded in death by her parents, her first husband, Jordan Wilson (1974), her second husband, Jack Rape (1994), brothers, Clarence Norris, Floyd Norris, Oscar Norris, and Glenn Norris; sisters, Lois Norris and Mildred Swindell; stepson, Larry Rape and...
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Jerry James

August 23, 1951 - August 19, 2013

Jerry Douglas James was born August 23, 1951 in Ft. Towson, OK, the son of Boyd James and Tommie June (Duncan) James. He departed this life on August 19, 2013 at the age of 61 years 11 months 29 days. He had lived in and around the Spencerville, OK area for the past 30 years. He loved to hunt and fish and especially enjoyed fishing at the dam. He was preceded in death by his brother, Marvin Ray...
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Lillian Mae/Boykin/"LiL" Waugh

June 9, 1924 - August 18, 2013

Lillian Mae (Boykin) Waugh was born in Antlers, Ok on June 9, 1924 the daughter of William Thomas Boykin and Ollie Margaret (Lewis) Boykin. She departed this life on August 18, 2013 at the age of 89 years, 1 month and 30 days. She married Robert Waugh on November 12, 1942 in Hugo, OK. He precedes her in death. She is also preceded in death by her parents, her grandson, Bobby; three...
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Ida "Sue" Satterfield

December 20, 1925 - August 13, 2013


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Doris Moore

July 17, 1921 - August 12, 2013

Doris Elizabeth Moore was born July 17, 1921 in Rockwell, TX. She departed this life on August 12, 2013 at the age of 92 years and 26 days. She married Bill Moore on August 25, 1943 in Liberty, TX and had lived in Soper since 1963. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Joyce Redmon, a sister, Burnice Stillman and grandchildren, Bill Moore, Michael Carter and...
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Charles "Charlie" "Mudslinger" Cogburn

November 17, 1975 - August 10, 2013

Charles "Mudslinger" Duane Cogburn was born November 17, 1975 in Oklahoma City, OK, son of Dexter Cogburn Jr. and Judy (Tannehill) Cogburn. He departed this life on August 10, 2013 at the age of 37 years 8 months and 24 days. He married Latisha Skipper on June 8, 2013 in Sobol, Ok. He lived in Sobol all of his life. Charlie loved to go mudding, collected guns, enjoyed going to gun shows,...
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Bonnie Jean Byrum

June 8, 1935 - August 7, 2013

Bonnie Jean Byrum was born June 8, 1935 in Harrisburg, AR, daughter of Jesse James Norman and Geneva Blanche (Grimes) Norman-Pool and had lived most of her life in Snow, Oklahoma. For the past 15 years, she resided with her granddaughter, Misty, and family in Grant, Oklahoma. She married O.D. Byrum on November 17, 1951 in DeQueen, Arkansas. He preceded her in death. She is also preceded in...
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