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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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Chloe Ann Smith

June 6, 2017

Chloe Ann Smith, age 83, was born December 7, 1933 in Antlers, OK, the daughter of James Vaughan and Opal (Hurd) Vaughan and had lived all of her life in the Antlers area. She married Lile Smith on August 10, 1951 in DeQueen, Arkansas. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents and a son, Brett Smith. Chloe Ann played the bass fiddle and piano. She loved going to...
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Rita Lovejoy

May 12, 2017

Vivian Rita Lovejoy, age 98, was born October 29, 1918 in Sturbridge, Massachusetts, the daughter of George Bonneau and Marion (Champigny) Bonneau. She married Buck "Kenneth" Lovejoy on May 14, 1944 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. They moved to Hugo in the late 70's. He preceded her in death in 2001. She was also preceded in death by a son, Kenneth Lovejoy in 2011. Rita was employed with Grant...
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Melvin Martin

May 8, 2017

Melvin Ray Martin, age 73, was born May 17, 1943 in Hugo, OK, the son of Walter Martin and Leona May (Record) Martin and had lived most of his life in Hugo. His parents preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by one brother, James Martin and three sisters, Tommie Smith, Margie Martin and Wanda Lou Martin. Melvin worked for Lemons Produce in Hugo for 13 years and 26 years at...
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Cathy Chumley

April 28, 2017

Cathy Jean Chumley, age 53, was born February 20, 1964 in Hugo, OK, the daughter of James Porter, Sr. and Imogene (Songer) Porter and had lived all of her life in Hugo. Her parents preceded her in death. Cathy was a Certified Nurses Aide and was also a secretary for Cummins Construction. Cathy enjoyed fishing and liked to hunt but most especially, she loved her son, grandchildren and the rest...
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Mary Helen Harless

April 26, 2017

Mary Helen Harless, age 81, was born October 24, 1935 in Lamasco, TX, the daughter of Aubrey Eric Haynes and Ora Jo (Bowling) Haynes and had lived in Soper since 1963. Her parents, three sisters and one brother preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a grandson, Eric Cole Harless in 1984. Mary Helen married Billy R. Harless on August 28, 1954 in Durant, OK. She enjoyed...
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Ray Kendrix

April 26, 2017

Austin "Ray" Kendrix, age 74, was born January 5, 1943 in Soper, OK, the son of Alvie Joe Kendrix and Rosa Lee (Marsh) Kendrix and had lived in the Soper and Hugo area all of his life. He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Arley Lee Kendrix and Charlie Edward Kendrix. Ray married Barbara Jean Gallant on September 22, 1969 at the Church of Christ in Hugo, OK. His...
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Bonnie Bailey

April 25, 2017

Bonnie Sue Bailey, age 80, was born February 24, 1937 in Spencerville, OK, the daughter of Ray Cain and Velma "Susie" (Wilkerson) Cain and had lived in Hugo since 1969. Bonnie married Joe Bailey on July 21, 1956 in Messer, OK. She enjoyed sewing, cooking, cleaning house and enjoyed flowers. She also enjoyed playing volley ball in her younger years. Bonnie was a member of the Church of God. She...
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Dorothy "Dodi" Marko

April 23, 2017

Dorothy Helen "Dodi" Marko, age 25, was born May 12, 1991 in Rapid City, SD (Ellsworth AFB), the daughter of Robert John Marko and Brenda Helen (Davidson) Marko and had lived most of her life in Hugo. Dodi graduated from Hugo High School in 2009. She loved going to karaoke every Tuesday night at the casino, she never missed karaoke night. She prided herself on being able to out color most of us...
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Richard "Rick" Cogburn

April 11, 2017

Richard Miller "Rick" Cogburn, age 61, was born March 3, 1956 in Oklahoma City, OK, the son of Everett Cogburn and Helen (Davis) Cogburn and had lived all of his life in the Sobol area. He was preceded in death by his father, a son, J.J. Dendy, his grandmother, Theresa Cogburn, one brother, Michael Cogburn, and two sisters, Donna Cogburn and Dianna Scott. Rick enjoyed drinking coffee, loved...
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Rita Sue Williams

April 4, 2017

Rita Sue Williams, age 77, was born December 3, 1939 in Stockton, CA, the daughter of John Record and Loretta (Crain) Record and had lived most of her life in Hugo. She was raised by Willard Freeman. Sue married Paul Williams on June 18, 1956 in Hugo, OK. He preceded her in death on November 29, 2016. She was also preceded in death by her parents, a son, Willie Williams (1986), a grandson,...
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Floyd Rolfing

March 29, 2017

Floyd Gene Rolfing, age 82, was born January 6, 1935 in Dewey, OK, the son of John Ross Rolfing and Grace Lucille (Parrett) Rolfing and had lived in Hugo since 2001. He married Mary Lou Scifers on November 24, 1965. She preceded him in death on March 5, 2015. He was also preceded in death by his parents and a twin brother, Lloyd Dean Rolfing. Floyd served in the Army National Guard. ...
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Ken Hinsley

March 21, 2017

Kenneth Edward "Ken" Hinsley, age 58, was born May 17, 1958 in Hugo, OK. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing sports with his kids and riding down back roads on his Harley motorcycle. He loved his kids, grandkids and family dearly. Ken was preceded in death by his parents, Calvin Collier and Bertha (Babcock) Hinsley; also a sister, Dora Delozier. SURVIVORS INCLUDE: three sons, Clint Hinsley...
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Louise Wright

March 21, 2017

Margie Louise Wright, age 84, was born September 21, 1932 in Panama, OK, the daughter of Lonnie Anderson and Donna Mae (Shaffer) Anderson and had lived most of her life in Oleta, OK and the past several years in Hugo. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. "Bob" Wright, her daughter, Margie Ann Wright, a sister, Beatrice Gould, a brother, L.D....
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Louise Harwell

September 18, 1917 - March 17, 2017

Louise (Moss) Harwell was born September 18, 1917 in Kingston, Oklahoma the daughter of Frank Moss and Rose (Zollinger) Moss. She was preceded in death by her husband Harold Harwell, her parents, a daughter; Carlene Christy, a grandson; John David Christy, her brothers; Hoyt Moss, O.M. "Cotton" Moss, Bill Moss, John Frank "Buzz" Moss, Cecil Moss and sister Iva Mae Keen. Louise was affiliated...
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Lois Jackson

March 14, 2017

Lois Evelyn Jackson, 88, of Hugo, OK, passed away March 14, 2017 at the home she shared with her son and daughter-in-law in Norman, OK. Born in Dunbar, OK on July 27, 1928 to Acie and Birdie (Webster) Davis, Lois married Bob Jackson in 1944 and they had two sons, Harvey and Otis. During their 66 years of marriage, she and Bob established several successful businesses in the Antlers and Hugo, OK...
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Nellie Weathers

December 2, 1919 - March 14, 2017

Nellie Fae Weathers was born December 2, 1919 in Swink, OK, the daughter of H.H. McDougal and Maude (Massey) McDougal and was a lifelong resident of Valliant. She married Harvey Weathers on November 17, 1938 in Hugo, OK. He preceded her in death on February 9, 1996. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Effie May (McDougal) Chesshir; her brothers, Leonard McDougal, Frank McDougal, Clayton...
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Carl "Buster" Mullins-James

March 13, 2017

Carl Gene "Buster" Mullins-James, age 47, was born June 29, 1969 in Amarillo, TX and had lived all of his life in the Antlers, Boswell and Unger area. Buster was a truck driver for Hiland Milk Company. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, arrowhead hunting, and was a good cook. He loved spending time with his family and friends especially his grandchildren (he was their "Poppa B") Buster was preceded...
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Mildred Covington

March 13, 2017

Mildred Louise Covington, age 72, was born August 4, 1944 in Daisy, OK, the daughter of J.A. Tarwater and Opal Lee (Hyatt) Tarwater but was raised by her grandparents, Clerance and Dovie Hyatt. Mildred was well known as a hard worker. She had Red Bird Auction in Hugo for years, worked at Campbell Soup for 28 years and at the Casino for six years. Mildred was a member of Grant Full Gospel...
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Delores Earthman

March 6, 2017

Opal "Delores" Earthman, age 81, was born December 1, 1935 in Virgil, OK, the daughter of William Blankenship and Farra Mae (Matthews) Blankenship and had lived most of her life in Choctaw County. She passed away from this life on March 6, 2017 at the age of 81. Delores married Ray Earthman on March 18, 1957 in Paris, TX. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents;...
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Daniel Quin Boykin

February 28, 2017

Daniel Quin "Rebman" Boykin, age 32, was born October 3, 1984 in Hugo, OK and had lived all of his life in the Soper area. He loved movies, playing X-Box, yard work and cookouts. SURVIVORS INCLUDE: daughter, Nautica Danielle Boykin of Hugo, OK; his father, Luke James Rebman (Alexis) of Baraboo, Wisconsin; his mother, Valerie Sue Needham (Darrell) of Soper, OK; brothers, Justin Michael Boykin...
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Linda Green

February 25, 2017

Linda Joyce Green, age 65, was born October 29, 1951 in Oakland, CA, the daughter of Oakley Williams and Donna Lee (Lawson) Williams and had lived for the past 40 years in the Hugo area. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Johnny Williams. Linda loved her family, enjoyed shopping and liked to dance. She was of the Baptist faith. SURVIVORS INCLUDE:...
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Altha Alder

February 22, 2017

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

February 20, 2017

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

February 15, 2017

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

February 14, 2017

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

February 13, 2017

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

April 9, 1935 - February 10, 2017

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

February 8, 2017

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

February 1, 2017

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

January 31, 2017

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

January 30, 2017

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

January 29, 2017

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

January 22, 2017

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

January 18, 2017

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

January 15, 2017

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

January 9, 2017

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

January 2, 2017

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

December 26, 2016

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

December 23, 2016

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

December 21, 2016

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

December 18, 2016

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

December 17, 2016

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

December 15, 2016

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

December 15, 2016

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

December 14, 2016

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

December 12, 2016

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

December 8, 2016

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

December 8, 2016

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

December 2, 2016

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