Our Obituaries

Edith Lorraine Kolb

August 23, 1911 - September 9, 2010

KOLB, Edith Lorraine, 99, passed from this life on September 9, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. She was born on August 23, 1911 in May, Oklahoma to Chois L. and Jeanna Grace (Randolph) Amos. Edith was a bookkeeper at an auto dealership. Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements provided by Cremation Society of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK (918-599-7337).
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Kenneth Edward Bailey

September 3, 1956 - September 9, 2010

BAILEY, Kenneth Edward, 54, passed from this life on September 9, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. He was born on September 3, 1956 in Wichita, Kansas to James Raymond and Mary Lou (Kitchel) Bailey. He was a retail sales manager. He is survived by children: Dustin Bailey and Jeffrey Bailey, both of Tulsa; Megan Smalley of Virginia; granddaughter: Harper Bailey; sisters: Jackie Atwell of Wagoner, OK; Jamie...
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Goldie Olean Newman

February 22, 1910 - September 7, 2010

NEWMAN, Goldie Olean, 100, passed from this life on September 7, 2010 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She was born on February 22, 1910 in Model, Tennessee. Goldie was a retired beautician. Services are pending. Arrangements provided by Cremation Society of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK (918-599-7337)
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Theresa Beatrice Dodge

April 24, 1951 - September 6, 2010

DODGE, Theresa Beatrice, 59, passed from this life on September 6, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. She was born on April 24, 1951 in Amityville, New York to Hugh William and Theresa Doris (Berube) Canavan. She was a homemaker. She is survived by daughters: Jennifer Walters (Rocky Babb); Catrina Shumaker (John); son: Paul Yoskowitz; grandchildren: Amber Walters; Matthew Walters; ex-husband and friend:...
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Dorothy Ann Kloehr

September 5, 1932 - September 3, 2010

KLOEHR, Dorothy Ann, 77, passed from this life on September 3, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. She was born on September 5, 1932 in New York City, NY to Thomas and Ann (Cassidy) Mooney. She was a saleswoman for AAA. Services are pending. Arrangements provided by Cremation Society of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK (918-599-7337).
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Gene George Deaton

December 8, 1921 - September 3, 2010

DEATON, Gene George, 88, passed from this life on September 3, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. He was born on December 8, 1921 in Seminole, Oklahoma to James S. and Walcie (Henderson) Deaton. He was a quality inspector for the Department of Defense. Private family services. Arrangements provided by Cremation Society of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK (918-599-7337).
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Teresa O'Brien

October 16, 1936 - September 2, 2010

O’BRIEN, Theresa Carol, 73, passed from this life on September 2, 2010 in Grove, OK. She was born on October 16, 1936 in Delaware, Ohio to William Joseph and Dorothy (Jewitt) O’Brien. She was a hotel housekeeper. Private family services. Arrangements provided by Cremation Society of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK (918-599-7337).
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Martha E. Rolig

October 3, 1927 - September 2, 2010

ROLIG, Martha E., 82, passed from this life on September 3, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. She was born on October 3, 1927 in Conway, Arkansas to Lyle Lealand and Bessie (Martin) Hassell. She was a homemaker. Private family services. Arrangements provided by Cremation Society of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK (918-599-7337).
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Arthur LeRoy Deatherage

February 23, 1920 - September 2, 2010

DEATHERAGE, Arthur LeRoy, 90, passed from this life on September 2, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. He was born on February 23, 1920 in Cardin, Oklahoma to Jess and Bertha (Vickers) Deatherage. He was a retired heavy equipment operator. Private family services. Arrangements provided by Cremation Society of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK (918-599-7337).
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Barbara Grimshaw

January 5, 1931 - August 31, 2010

GRIMSHAW, Barbara, 79, passed from this life on August 31, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. She was born on January 5, 1931 in San Francisco, California to Charles Abraham and Margaret Mary (Dinhaupt) Marquis. She was a ticket salesperson for Continental Airlines. She is survived by brother: John Marquis; niece: Cheryl Westhoff; and nephew: John Marquis, Jr. Private family service. Arrangements provided by...
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Kattie Ruth Jarrett

September 30, 1927 - August 30, 2010

JARRETT, Kattie Ruth, 82, passed from this life on August 30, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. She was born on September 30, 1927 in Locust Grove, OK to Charlie and Ethel (Bennett) Waggoner. She was a worked in the manufacturing industry. She is survived by children: Kenneth Hampton; Charles Jarrett; Ruth (Jarrett) McDonald; Brenda Koppelberger; Larry Jarrett. Private family services. Arrangements provided...
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David Leon Sansing

February 20, 1950 - August 27, 2010

SANSING, David Leon, 60, passed from this life on August 27, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. He was born on February 20, 1950 in Fresno, California to Aven Dalton and Pauline (Withers) Sansing. He was a computer systems analyst. A memorial service will be at 6:30 on Tuesday, August 31, 2010, at Calvary Tabernalce, Tulsa, OK. Arrangements provided by Cremation Society of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK (918-599-7337).
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Elizabeth Jan Cowan

May 7, 1965 - August 27, 2010

COWAN, Elizabeth Jan, was born May 7, 1965 at Tulsa, OK to Joey Jean Dewberry and Monte Gerald Barrett. She passed from this life on August 27, 2010, in Oklahoma City, OK at the age of 45. Elizabeth was preceded in death by her mother Joey Jean Dewberry and maternal grandmother, Addie Garner. She leaves behind her two sons, Joseph Michael Jones, of Clarksburg, West Virginia an Jonathan Jones...
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Melissa Kay Mankiller

June 2, 1959 - August 25, 2010

MANKILLER, Melissa Kay, 51, passed from this life on August 25, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. She was born on June 2, 1959 in Encino, California to Jack Garland Sr. and Hazel Marie (Holderfield) Prince. She was a homemaker. Private family service. Arrangements provided by Cremation Society of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK (918-599-7337).
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Mildred Shuller Armstrong

March 30, 1914 - August 23, 2010

Mildred Shuller Armstrong, 96, passed away August 23, 2010. Mildred lived most of her life in Van Buren, Arkansas. She moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1990. She was born in 1914 to OA and Alice Shuller. Mildred was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Cly William Armstrong, son-in-law Leroy Francis Bazany, and a grandson, Mark William Bazany. She is survived by two daughters, Frances...
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Stewart William Owen

October 8, 1939 - August 23, 2010

NOLAN, Stewart William Owen, 70, passed from this life on August 23, 2010 in Broken Arrow, OK. He was born on October 8, 1939 in New York City, New York to Franklin and Ann (Curto) Nolan. He was a retired New York City police officer. Mr. Nolan is survived by daughters: Joanna Ford (Josh); Jennie Schaum (Adam); grandchildren: Shelby Ford; Ryan Ford; Bailee Schaum; Blake Schaum; sister: Monica...
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Sandra Lou Zuniga

March 12, 1947 - August 19, 2010

ZUNIGA, Sandra Lou, 63, passed from this life on August 19, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. She was born on March 12, 1947 in Vinita, OK to Roy Fred and Florence Jean (Chamberlain) Foster. She was a financial analyst for the credit card industry. A memorial service will be held at 3:30 on Thursday, August 26, 2010, at the Adventist Fellowship, 15303 E. 21st St., Tulsa, OK. Arrangements provided by Cremation...
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Frances Faye HICKOK

April 25, 1921 - August 10, 2010

HICKOK, Frances Faye, 89, passed from this life on August 10, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. She was born on April 25, 1921 in Enid, OK to Robert L. and Arvilla (Cole) Smith. She was a cosmetologist. A memorial service will be held on Monday, August 16, 2010, at the Tulsa Garden Center. Arrangements provided by Cremation Society of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK (918-599-7337).
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Gloria Jean Rice

January 28, 1933 - August 10, 2010

RICE, Gloria Jean, 77, passed from this life on August 10, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. She was born on January 28, 1933 in Tulsa, OK to Delmer and Jessie Mae (Wilcox) VanBurnt. She was a homemaker. Private family services. Arrangements provided by Cremation Society of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK (918-599-7337).
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John E. Reavis

October 30, 1944 - August 9, 2010

REAVIS, John E, 65, passed from this life on August 9, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. He was born on October 30, 1944 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Clifford and Opal (Roark) Reavis. He was a retired print stripper at Miller Printing. Services are pending. Arrangements provided by Cremation Society of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK (918-599-7337).
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Laura Hilinski

August 29, 1921 - August 9, 2010

HILINSKI, Laura, 88, passed from this life on August 9, 2010 in Salina, OK. She was born on August 29, 1921 in St. Louis, Missouri to Felix and Maggie (Horn) SanSoucie. She was a gift shop owner. A memorial service will be held at 1:30 PM on Wednesday, August 11, 2010, at the Exciting Southeast Baptist Church, 162 E Street Northwest, Pryor, Oklahoma. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made...
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Sheldon Ike Gentry

March 27, 1956 - August 4, 2010

GENTRY, Sheldon Ike, 54, passed from this life on August 4, 2010 in Taft, OK. He was born on March 27, 1956 in Shawnee, Oklahoma to R. B. and Maymie Amanda (Sanford) Gentry. He was a commercial truck driver. Private family services. Arrangements provided by Cremation Society of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK (918-599-7337).
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Carol Ellen Chastain

December 11, 1931 - August 3, 2010

CHASTAIN, Carol Ellen, 78, passed from this life on August 3, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. She was born on December 11, 1931 in Oakwood, OK to Joseph Edmond and Katherine Lena (Taylor) Stein. She was a homemaker and seamstress. She is survived by daughter: Machele West; sons: Eric Chastain; Brett Chastain. Private family service. Arrangements provided by Cremation Society of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK ...
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Bobby Dean "Bob" Radebaugh

July 12, 1924 - August 3, 2010

RADEBAUGH, Bobby Dean “Bob, 86, passed from this life on August 3, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. He was born on July 12, 1924 in Henryetta, Oklahoma to Lewis Guy and Celia Jane (Dally) Radebaugh. He was a minister. Mr. Radebaugh served in the Army, in World War II in the Battle of the Bulge. Services are pending. Arrangements provided by Cremation Society of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK (918-599-7337).
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Robert Raines Holmes

September 29, 1928 - July 29, 2010

HOLMES, Robert Raines, 81, passed from this life on July 29, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. He was born on September 29, 1928 in Durant, Oklahoma to Howard T. and Johnye (Human) Holmes. He was a retired Tulsa County tax assessor. He is survived by children: Bill Holmes; Jim Holmes; Jeff Holmes; Christy O’Brian (Steve); Julie James; Dana Pham; Marlo Gathman; host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren...
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Patricia Ann Loy

January 25, 1937 - July 28, 2010

LOY, Patricia Ann, 73, passed from this life on July 28, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. She was born on January 25, 1937 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Elwyn Moysten and Helen Estelle (Naftzger) Liverett. She was a homemaker. Services will be held out of state. Arrangements provided by Cremation Society of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK (918-599-7337).
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Allison Louise Whitney

April 6, 1965 - July 26, 2010

WHITNEY, Allison Louise, 45, passed from this life on July 26, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. She was born on April 6, 1965 in Tulsa, OK to John Franklin and Loretta (Shives) Whitney. She was a cashier. She is survived by father: John Whitney; husband: Bobby Charles McGown; sons: Corey Webb; Jesse Whitney; Brandon Whitney; Jonathan McGowen; daughter: Rebecca Bowdler. She was preceded in death by her...
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Dorothy Jean Sanderson

November 16, 1927 - July 26, 2010

SANDERSON, Dorothy Jean, 82, passed from this life on July 26, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. She was born on November 16, 1927 in Detroit, Michigan to Walter and Helen (Sackett) Phelps. He was a sales associate in retail clothing. Services pending. Arrangements provided by Cremation Society of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK (918-599-7337).
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Patricia Ann Weatherly

November 2, 1950 - July 25, 2010

WEATHERLY, Patricia Ann, 59, passed from this life on July 25, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. She was born on November 2, 1950 in Abilene, Texas to Eugene Newton and Gloria (Haile) McGlasson. She was a registered nurse. She is survived by son: Rusty Weatherly (Kelly); daughter: Trisha Morris. Private family services out of state. Arrangements provided by Cremation Society of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK (918-599...
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Allen Ray Dean

December 2, 1949 - July 24, 2010

DEAN, Allen Ray, 60, passed from this life on July 24, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. He was born on December 2, 1949 in Broken Bow, OK to Vernon Lorance and Judy Kay (Smith) Dean. He was an assembly line worker/custodian for the railroad. Private family services. Arrangements provided by Cremation Society of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK (918-599-7337).
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Lola Maxine Anderson

July 21, 1923 - July 22, 2010

ANDERSON, Lola Maxine, 87, passed from this life on July 22, 2010 in Jenks, OK. She was born on July 21, 1923 in Fairmont, Oklahoma to Oliver Franklin and Blanche Cathrine (Hurst) Hawkins. She was a homemaker. Services pending. Arrangements provided by Cremation Society of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK (918-599-7337).
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Saphronia Hester Farr

November 3, 1922 - July 17, 2010

FARR, Saphronia Hester, 87, passed from this life on July 17, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. She was born on November 3, 1922 in Maysville, OK to George and Rebecca (Black) Sexton. She was a housewife. A memorial service will be held out of state. Arrangements provided by Cremation Society of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK (918-599-7337).
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Carl Webster Oram

August 28, 1936 - July 14, 2010

ORAM, Carl Webster, 73, passed from this life on July 14, 2010 in Sapulpa, OK. He was born on August 28, 1936 in Leeton, Missouri to Frank Webster and Eula Rachel (Farrier) Oram. He worked in the air conditioning and refrigeration business. Private family services. Arrangements provided by Cremation Society of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK (918-599-7337).
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William “Bill" Graham Allen

June 10, 1925 - July 10, 2010

ALLEN, William “Bill” Graham, 85, passed from this life on July 10, 2010 in Claremore, OK. He was born on June 10, 1925 in Tulsa, OK to John Melvin and Marydel (Owen) Allen. He was a teacher and coach. A memorial service will be held at 4:00 PM on Friday, July 16, 2010, at First Presbyterian Church, 709 S. Boston Ave., Tulsa, OK. Arrangements provided by Cremation Society of Oklahoma,...
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Jack L. Potter, Jr.

May 8, 1964 - July 1, 2010

Jack L Potter, Jr, age 46 was called home to his heavenly father on July 1, 2010. Jack was born on May 8, 1964 in Council Bluffs, IA to Jackie L and Louise (Weir) Potter. He graduated from Perry High School in Perry, IA. Jack was an ordained minister in the Disciples of Christ. His first love was nursing and he earned his CNA and CMA in Oklahoma. He was a CAN/CMA until his health...
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Kathryn Tapp

June 29, 1949 - June 29, 2010

TAPP, Kathryn Louise 'Tapper', 61, passed from this life on June 29, 2010 in Claremore, OK. She was born on June 29, 1949, in New Orleans, LA, to Cecil William and Ruth Henrietta (Baldry) Tapp. She was a cashier in the grocery business and a former WAC band member. Graveside memorial service will be at 2:00 PM on Thursday, July 8, 2010, at Ft. Gibson National Cemetery. For more...
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Jani Guss

January 16, 1944 - June 29, 2010

GUSS, Jani Lou, 66, passed from this life on June 29, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. She was born on January 16, 1944, in Cleveland, OH, to Albert and Ruth (Erickson) Rowe. She was a counselor for the State of Oklahoma. Private family services. For more information or directions, please contact Cremation Society of Oklahoma (918-599-7337). www.TulsaCremation.com
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Jerry L. Price

July 25, 1935 - June 27, 2010

PRICE, Jerry L., 74, passed from this life on June 27, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. He was born on July 25, 1935, in Bristow, OK, to Dewey Herman and Nattie Jo (Humphrey) Price. He was a car salesman. Services are pending. For more information or directions, please contact Cremation Society of Oklahoma (918-599-7337). www.TulsaCremation.com
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Lenora Poteet

May 18, 1924 - June 25, 2010

POTEET, Lenora O., 86, passed from this life on June 25, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. She was born on May 18, 1924, in Kansas, to Fred and Girtha (Avery) Watson. She was a homemaker. She is survived by husband: James Poteet; daughters: Judith Hartman and Brenda Fry of Baxter Springs, KS, and Carolyn Mahurin of Miami, OK; 10 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be at 10:00 a.m. on...
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Kay Debus

November 18, 1948 - June 23, 2010

DEBUS, Kay Janelle, 61, passed from this life on June 23, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. She was born on November 18, 1948, in Tulsa, OK, to Robert Manuel and Nellie Teresa (Hanson) Dasher. She was an artist in the photography industry. A celebration of Kay's life will be at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, June 25, 2010, at the Cremation Society Chapel, 2103 E. Third St, Tulsa. For more information or...
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Christina Barnard

April 12, 1978 - June 23, 2010

Christina Michel Barnard, age 32, administrative assistant and artist, passed away June 23, 2010. She was born in Tulsa, surrounded by a large and loving family. She is survived by her sons: Liam and Nicholas and their father, Carl Gerian; parents: Arlie and Sabine Barnard; siblings: Alicia; Grover and wife, Mary; Susanne; Theresa and partner, Samantha; Jennifer and husband, Brad; nephews:...
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Robert L. Pfeifer

January 3, 1945 - June 22, 2010

PFEIFER, Robert L., 65, passed from this life on June 22, 2010 in Claremore, OK. He was born on January 3, 1945 in Collinsville, Oklahoma to Owen George L. and Lillie M. (Sory) Pfeifer. A memorial service will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 26, 2010, at the family home in Claremore. Please call the Cremation Society for address. For more information or directions, please contact ...
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Ruth A. Culhane

July 19, 1919 - June 22, 2010

CULHANE, Ruth Ann, 90, passed from this life on June 22, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. She was born on July 19, 1919, in Pittsburgh, PA, to James and Anna (Summerville) Dailey. She was a homemaker. Private family services. . For more information or directions, please contact Cremation Society of Oklahoma (918-599-7337). www.TulsaCremation.com
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Joe P. Coker

April 14, 1927 - June 22, 2010

COKER, Joe Paul, 83, passed from this life on June 22, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. He was born on April 14, 1927 in Arkansas City, KS to William Gibson and Margarete (Schuff) Coker. He worked in security in the law enforcement industry. Memorial services will be at 10:00 am on Friday, July 9, 2010, at Hanna Assembly Church in Hanna, OK. For more information or directions, please contact Cremation...
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Rosie Cosmann

January 16, 1916 - June 21, 2010

COSMANN, Rosie, 94, passed from this life on June 21, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. She was born on January 16, 1916, in South Africa, to Mr. and Mrs. Abraham Shapiro. She was a homemaker. Private family services. For more information or directions, please contact Cremation Society of Oklahoma (918-599-7337). www.TulsaCremation.com
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C. Peter Donato

April 1, 1941 - June 20, 2010

DONATO, C. Peter 'Tony', 69, passed from this life on June 20, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. He was born on April 1, 1941, in Frankfort, Indiana, to Peter J. and Dorothy E. (Knepper) Donato. He was a cook in the restaurant industry. Services will be out of state. For more information or directions, please contact Cremation Society of Oklahoma (918-599-7337). www.TulsaCremation.com
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Linda M. Henshaw

February 15, 1959 - June 18, 2010

HENSHAW, Linda Muriel, 51, passed from this life on June 18, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. She was born on February 15, 1959, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Guy and Florence (Minton) Vickers. She was a homemaker. Private family services. For more information or directions, please contact Cremation Society of Oklahoma (918-599-7337). www.TulsaCremation.com
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Ellen J. Norris

April 8, 1925 - June 15, 2010

NORRIS, Ellen Jean, 85, passed from this life on June 15, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. She was born on April 8, 1925, in Cleveland, Ohio, to Frank William and Gladys Ellen (Tidy) Foster. She was a homemaker. Private family services will be held. For more information or directions, please contact Cremation Society of Oklahoma (918-599-7337). www.TulsaCremation.com
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Weldon Dizmond

September 22, 1942 - June 15, 2010

DIZMOND, Weldon Leslie, 67, passed from this life on June 15, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. He was born on September 22, 1942 in Lamasco, Texas to Estes Leslie and Winnie Davis (Wilks) Dizmond. He worked in manufacturing assembly at Southwest Pump Company. Private family services. For more information or directions, please contact Cremation Society of Oklahoma (918-599-7337). www.TulsaCremation.com
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Erma M. Woodard

January 24, 1926 - June 14, 2010

WOODARD, Erma Mae, 84, passed from this life on June 14, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. She was born on January 24, 1926, in Ft. Smith, Arkansas, to Arbeth and Sarah (Storms) Bradshaw. She was a seamstress. Private family services will be held. For more information or directions, please contact Cremation Society of Oklahoma (918-599-7337). www.TulsaCremation.com
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Glenn Groff

March 15, 1925 - June 13, 2010

GROFF, Glenn Francis, 85, passed from this life on June 13, 2010 in Owasso, OK. He was born on March 15, 1925 in Duenweg, Missouri to Owen Pete and Ollie Mae (Atkins) Groff. He worked as a General Supervisor of Communications and Signal for the railroad industry. Private family services. For more information or directions, please contact Cremation Society of Oklahoma (918-599-7337). www...
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Janice M. Nicks

December 4, 1926 - June 9, 2010

Janice Moore Nicks, born December 4, 1926 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Malcolm and Wilma Moore passed away on June 9, 2010. The family moved to Fairland, OK in 1939 where she attended High School. Her family lived on Grand Lake on family land at Aspinwall. Janice attended Northeastern Oklahoma Junior College and worked for SW Bell Telephone Company for two years before marrying her classmate...
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William Samples II

February 3, 1958 - June 7, 2010

SAMPLES II, William Marshall, 52, passed from this life on June 7, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. He was born on February 3, 1958, in St. Louis, Missouri, to Dr. Don Marshall and Iola Dilday (Gailey) Samples. He was a CPA and beekeeper. He is survived by his wife: Jeanne Louise (Cabirac) Samples; son: Robert Marshall Samples; mother: Peggy Samples; sister: Stephanie (Samples) O'Malley; nieces: Kathryn...
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Pauline H. Confer

February 3, 1923 - June 5, 2010

CONFER, Pauline H. (Polly), 87, passed from this life on June 5, 2010. She was born February 3, 1923 in Lancaster, KS moving to Tulsa after she wed C. George Confer in 1943, who preceded her in death in 1977. Polly worked for the CPA firm of McGill and Patterson as well as Ron White's Snippers as bookkeeper and receptionist. Mrs. Confer is survived by their son Michael Confer (Eunice) of...
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Michael E. Wynn

January 27, 1949 - June 4, 2010

WYNN, Michael Earl, 61, passed from this life on June 4, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. He was born on January 27, 1949, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Earl Floyd and Ruth I. (Bradley) Wynn. He was a short order cook. Private family services will be held. For more information or directions, please contact Cremation Society of Oklahoma (918-599-7337). www.TulsaCremation.com
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Michael Hartman

September 30, 1953 - June 3, 2010

HARTMAN, Michael Joseph, 56, passed from this life on June 3, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. He was born on September 30, 1953, in Kansas City, KS to A. J. Hartman and Alice Virginia Clements. He was a computer technician. Services are pending. For more information or directions, please contact Cremation Society of Oklahoma (918-599-7337). www.TulsaCremation.com
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Wanda H. Burnett

February 21, 1926 - June 2, 2010

BURNETT, Wanda R., 84, passed from this life on June 2, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. She was born on February 21, 1926, in Okmulgee, Oklahoma, to W. C., Sr. and Evalyn (Bailey) Harder. She was a Section 8 Coordinator for HUD in Muskogee County. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, June 19, 2010, at Faith Center Four Square Church, 1130 S. 119th E. Ave, Tulsa, with Pastor Danny Borrell...
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Charlotte A. Covell

May 13, 1927 - May 29, 2010

COVELL, Charlotte Ada, 83, passed from this life on May 29, 2010 in Owasso, OK. She was born on May 13, 1927, in Boone, Iowa, to Lester and Ada (York) Martin. She was nurse. Private family services will be held. For more information or directions, please contact Cremation Society of Oklahoma (918-599-7337). www.TulsaCremation.com
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Kevin Covell

August 23, 1960 - May 29, 2010

COVELL, Kevin 'Scott', passed from this life on May 29, 2010 in Owasso, OK. He was born on August 23, 1960, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Kenneth A. and Charlotte Ada (Martin) Covell. He was a Flight Safety International simulated flight training manager. Private family services will be held. For more information or directions, please contact Cremation Society of Oklahoma (918-599-7337). ...
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Laird Hull

October 21, 1946 - May 27, 2010

HULL, Laird Spence, 63, passed from this life on May 27, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. He was born on October 21, 1946 in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He worked in computer sales. Services are pending. For more information or directions, please contact Cremation Society of Oklahoma (918-599-7337). www.TulsaCremation.com
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Garland L. Horn

August 8, 1925 - May 27, 2010

Garland (Neel) Horn, a long-time resident of Miami, Oklahoma, died on Thursday, May 27th at St. Francis Hospital. She was 84. Garland and husband of 23 years, Frank Horn, moved to Broken Arrow in 2009 to be closer to family. Garland, born in Picher, Oklahoma, August 8, 1925, lived for her family. Music was in her soul, and was a passion she shared with loving husband, Frank. Her eyes sparkled...
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Susan Rector

September 8, 1963 - May 26, 2010

RECTOR, Susan Renee, 46, passed from this life on May 26, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. She was born on September 8, 1963, in Wichita, Kansas, to William Smith Ritchie, Jr. and Donna Marie (Salmon) Ritchie. She was an insurance adjuster working with medical claims. Services willl be at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, June 1, at Asbury United Methodist Church, 6767 Mingo Rd, Tulsa. For more information or directions,...
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Vicky Maxwell

March 14, 1953 - May 25, 2010

MAXWELL, Vicky Ann, 57, passed from this life on May 25, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. She was born on March 14, 1953, in Pryor, Oklahoma, to Jess C. Roberts and Dorothy M. (VanBrunt) Eanes. She was a laundromat operator. Private family services to be held later. For more information or directions, please contact Cremation Society of Oklahoma (918-599-7337). www.TulsaCremation.com
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Bonnie B. Hillyer

September 17, 1921 - May 25, 2010

HILLYER, Bonnie Belle, 88, passed from this life on May 25, 2010 in Broken Arrow, OK. She was born on September 17, 1921, in Shawnee, Oklahoma, to Charles and Jennie (Plummer) Bailey. She was secretary in the banking industry. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 on Friday, May 28, 2010, at St. Dunstan's Episcopal Church, 5635 East 71st Street Tulsa, OK. For more information or...
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Lester D. Mann

April 6, 1937 - May 23, 2010

MANN, Lester D., 73, passed from this life on May 23, 2010 in Bernice, OK. He was born on April 6, 1937, to Lester L. and Waneta (Ryan) Mann. He was a retired boat repairman. Services will be held at a later date. For more information or directions, please contact Cremation Society of Oklahoma (918-599-7337). www.TulsaCremation.com
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Charles Evans, Jr.

August 8, 1958 - May 22, 2010

EVANS, Charles Damon, Jr, 51, passed from this life on May 22, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. He was born on August 8, 1958, in Cushing, Oklahoma, to Charles Damon and Thelma Jean (Christy) Evans. He worked in maintenance in the construction industry. Private family services will be held later. For more information or directions, please contact Cremation Society of Oklahoma (918-599-7337). www...
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Floyd C. Louser

March 4, 1923 - May 20, 2010

LOUSER, Floyd Chester, 87, passed from this life on May 20, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. He was born on March 4, 1923, in Garrison, North Dakota. He was the retired owner/operator of Tulsa Auto Sales. No services planned. For more information or directions, please contact Cremation Society of Oklahoma (918-599-7337). www.TulsaCremation.com
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Romeo Trillo

February 26, 1946 - May 18, 2010

TRILLO, Romeo A., 64, passed from this life on May 18, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. He was born on February 26, 1946, in Gingoog City, Philippines, to Tomas and Noniluna (Alamban) Tillo. He was a retired lumber inspector. Services are pending. For more information or directions, please contact Cremation Society of Oklahoma (918-599-7337). www.TulsaCremation.com
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Samuel J. Lamont

May 14, 1936 - May 9, 2010

Samuel J. Lamont, age 73, passed from this life on Sunday, May 9, 2010. Sam was born in Pittsburgh, PA, on May 14, 1936, to Samuel and Mary (Ferguson) Lamont. Survivors include his long-time companion, Cindy Trankel; his son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Tiffany Lamont of Poway, CA; daughter, Shelly Lamont of Austin, TX; grandchildren, McKenzie, Chance, Brandon and Bryce Lamont and D.J....
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Jerry L. Duff

March 8, 1932 - May 8, 2010

Jerry Lee Duff, 78, is survived by his wife of fifty-eight years, Aylsa Jean Duff, of Kellyville, Oklahoma, and his daughter and son-in-law, Pamela Gay and Gary Dean Rollins of Edmond, Oklahoma. Jerry retired as a Captain from the Tulsa County Sheriffs Department and later from the Oklahoma State Department of Corrections. Previously, he was an industrial engineer and was co-owner of the Brass...
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Jimmie L. Ruth

August 5, 1932 - May 7, 2010

Jimmie Lee Ruth was born August 5, 1932, in Henryetta, Oklahoma. He departed this life May 8, 2010. Jimmie graduated from Henryetta High School in 1950 and then joined the Navy, serving during the Korean War on an aircraft carrier. He then attended the University of Oklahoma, where he studied business administration. He was a member of the Phi Psi Fraternity. He later was co-owner of Jimmie Ruth...
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Gretta L. Benedict

September 15, 1946 - May 7, 2010

Gretta Louise Benedict, 63, passed from this life on May 7, 2010 in Fairfax, OK, after a brief illness. She was born on September 15, 1946, in New Prague, Minnesota, to Elmer and Helen (Holey) Chromy. She was an office technician for State Health Services. She is survived by her husband, Calvin A. Benedict, of the home; children: Laverne L. Abernathy of Crescent City, CA; Charmaine C. Crisp of...
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Ethel Coy

April 18, 1926 - May 6, 2010

COY, Ethel Mae, 84, passed from this life on May 6, 2010 in Muskogee, OK. She was born on April 18, 1926, in Cincinnati, OH, to Jessie and Emma (Garman) Willis. She was homemaker. She is survived by her husband, Lester Coy and son, Don Coy. Services will be held Friday, May 14, 2010, at Ft. Gibson National Cemetery. Service time is pending. For more information or directions, please contact ...
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Lela M. Buttress

August 15, 1916 - May 6, 2010

BUTTRESS, Lela Mae, 93, passed from this life on May 6, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. She was born on August 15, 1916, in Norman, Arkansas, to Joe and Mary (Sells) Meridieth. She was a cook. Private family services. For more information or directions, please contact Cremation Society of Oklahoma (918-599-7337). www.TulsaCremation.com
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Otto E. Simpson

November 16, 1948 - May 2, 2010

SIMPSON, Otto Eugene, 61, passed from this life on May 2, 2010 in Muskogee, OK. He was born on November 16, 1948, in Chandler, OK, to George Otto and Dorothy Marie Simpson. He was an environmental worker in the platting industry. Private family services will be held. For more information or directions, please contact Cremation Society of Oklahoma (918-599-7337). www.TulsaCremation.com
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Billy L. Kennedy

October 9, 1931 - April 30, 2010

KENNEDY, Billy Lee, 78, passed from this life on April 30, 2010 in Stillwater, OK. He was born on October 9, 1931, in El Reno, Oklahoma, to Fay Franklin and Grace Ann (Tobias) Kennedy. He was a teacher. He is survived by wife, Janetta Lee (Crawford) Kennedy. A celebration of his life will be held from 1:00-3:00 pm on Saturday, May 15, 2010, at Holiday Inn, 715 S. Country Club Rd., Stillwater,...
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James Carpenter

July 15, 1933 - April 25, 2010

CARPENTER, James Arthur, 76, passed from this life on April 25, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. He was born on July 15, 1933, in Naples, Texas, to Arthur Lee and Minnie (Hill) Carpenter. He was a retired bus driver for Tulsa Transit. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, May 1, 2010, at First Baptist Mohawk Church, 3333 E. 30th St. N., Tulsa, Oklahoma. For more information or directions,...
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James Marvin Hessing

July 1, 1941 - April 23, 2010

HESSING, James Marvin, 68, passed from this life on April 23, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. He was born on July 1, 1941, in Monticello, Iowa, to Herman Joseph. and Gertrude (Sesterhenn) Hessing. He was in the construction business. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, April 28, 2010, at the Cremation Society Chapel, 2103 E. Third Street, Tulsa.For more information or directions, please...
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Cynthia Jeanette Lewis

May 11, 1940 - April 22, 2010

LEWIS, Cynthia Jeanette, 69, passed from this life on April 22, 2010 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She was born on May 11, 1940, in Spring Valley, Arkansas, to John Preston and Emogene Elaine (Ellenbarger) Armstrong. She was an administrative secretary in an engineering firm. She is survived by her husband, Billy Joe Lewis. A memorial service will be held at 4:00 pm on Saturday, April 24, 2010, at Garnett...
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Frances Elizabeth Martin

April 10, 1917 - April 21, 2010

MARTIN, Frances Elizabeth, 93, passed from this life on April 21, 2010 in Muskogee, OK. She was born on April 10, 1917, in Haskell, Oklahoma, to Joseph Franklin and Georgianna (Paxton) Westbrook. She was a retired registered nurse. Private family services. For more information or directions, please contact Cremation Society of Oklahoma (918-599-7337). www.tulsacremation.com
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Marta Maria Estirado-Moore

June 10, 1977 - April 20, 2010

ESTIRADO-MOORE, Marta Maria, 32, died on April 20, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. She was born on June 10, 1977, in Seville, Spain, to Eustraquio Estirado and Janice Fay (Moore) Cruz. She was an artist/screenwriter in the art/film industry.For more information or directions, please contact Cremation Society of Oklahoma (918-599-7337). www.tulsacremation.com
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Charles Junior Swartwood

March 25, 1943 - April 18, 2010

SWARTWOOD, Charles Junior, 67, passed from this life on April 18, 2010 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was born on March 25, 1943, in Tulare, California, to Charley Jake and Ruby (Olene) Swartwood. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Kay (Ingle) Swartwood, of the home; and son, Randy Swartwood. Mr. Swartwood, who was an Air Force Veteran, worked as a salesman for 35 years at Southern Leather Company. A...
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Betty Joan Burkett

January 25, 1934 - April 16, 2010

BURKETT, Betty Joan, 76, passed from this life on April 16, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. She was born on January 25, 1934, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Everett Eugene and Jewell Irene (Martindale) Vaughan. She was a homemaker. She is survived by sons: Nick Burkett and Dean Burkett, both of Tulsa. A memorial service will be 1:00 PM on Tuesday, April 20, 2010, at Cremation Society Chapel, 2103 E. Third Street,...
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Alice Virginia Clements

September 20, 1922 - April 15, 2010

CLEMENTS, Alice Virginia, 87, passed away on April 15, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. She was a restaurant manager. She is survived by a son, Michael Hartman.A memorial service will be at 10:00 on Monday, April 19, 2010, at Parkland Baptist Church, 2121 N. Harvard, Tulsa, Oklahoma. For more information or directions, contact Cremation Society of Oklahoma (918-599-7337). Service: Monday, April 19, 2010 ...
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Linda Jean Perry

January 1, 1950 - April 11, 2010

PERRY, Linda Jean, 60, died on April 11, 2010 in Tulsa, OK. She was born on January 1, 1950, in Mason City, Iowa, to Henry and Janice (Thompson) Gagnon. There will be private family services.For more information or directions, please contact Cremation Society of Oklahoma (918-599-7337). www.tulsacremation.com
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Mary Jane Mc Kinney

September 26, 1933 - April 11, 2010

MC KINNEY, Mary Jane, 76, died on April 11, 2010 in Claremore, OK. She was born on September 26, 1933, in Beaver County, Pennsylvania (Borough-Rochester), to Ralph and Frances (Kilgore) Barnes. She was a retired police dispatcher. There will be private family services.For more information or directions, please contact Cremation Society of Oklahoma (918-599-7337). www.tulsacremation.com
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Levauna Melton

March 25, 1933 - April 10, 2010

MELTON, LeVauna, 77, passed away Saturday, April 10, 2010, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She was born March 25, 1933 in Collinsworth County, Texas. LeVauna was a true inspiration to everyone that she knew. She was a member of New Home Free Will Baptist Church for over 50 years. LeVauna is survived by her husband of 55 years, Everett Melton; 3 children: Harvey Melton of Sedan, Kansas; Twylla Leonard of...
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Ralph Andrew Dykes, Sr.

December 18, 1947 - April 10, 2010

DYKES, SR., Ralph Andrew, 62, died on April 10, 2010 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was born on December 18, 1947 in Miami, Florida to Grady Dykes. He worked in Human Resources for the Oklahoma Department of Human Services. He is survived by wife, Jimmye E. (Poole) Dykes; son: Ralph A. Dykes, Jr. (Kia); daughters: Rashida J. Moy (Brian); Cathryn L. Harvey; Teresa K. Fortenberry (Lee); Tracey Y. Burrell....
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Barbara Jean Hale

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Barbara Jean Hale passed away on April 7, 2010 after a brave three and a half year battle with cancer. Barbara was born on July 24, 1947 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She graduated from Charles Page High School in Sand Springs and became Executive Administrative Assistant to Sr. United States Northern District of Oklahoma Judge James O. Ellison for 33 years before retiring. Judge Ellison, one of the most...
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