• Norman

    Mabel B. Brooks

    Mabel B. Brooks, 89 of Newcastle, died Friday, April 3, 2015, in Norman. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at the First Baptist Church in Newcastle. Arrangements are by Wilson-Little Funeral Hom View Full Notice → Mabel B. Brooks

  • Ponca City

    Mary Eloise Reser

    Mary Eloise Reser News Staff Wed, 03/04/2020 – 07:07 In-page image(s) Body Mary Eloise Reser, age 89, longtime resident of Blackwell, Oklahoma, passed away Monday, March 2, 2020, in the Blackwell Regional Hospital. Eloise Reser was born on May 30, 1930, in Blackwell to Alva Clarence and Lottie Mae (Davis) Hawkins. She grew up in Blackwell and graduated from Blackwell High School in 1948. She married Verne L. Reser on June 20, 1951, in Newkirk and they made their home in Blackwell. He preceded her in death on December 18, 1985, and she continued to make Blackwell her home. Eloise worked at various businesses including the Palace Theater, Southwestern Bell…

  • Purcell

    Terry Manning Gamble

    Graveside memorial services for Terry Manning Gamble, 37, of Oklahoma City were held Dec. 11, 2019 at the Newcastle Memorial Gardens in Newcastle. Services will be under the direction of the Wilson-Little Funeral Home in Purcell.

  • Sulphur

    Thomas Ray “Tom” Wiedman

    Obituary lovingly written by Stefanie Wiedman Thomas Ray “Tom” Wiedman was born July 29, 1946 in El Reno, OK to the late Frank Thomas and Betty Lou (Soward) Wiedman. He died Monday, September 2, 2019 in Sulphur, at the age of 73 years; following a 13-year battle with cancer. Tom was a resident of Sulphur for a total of 30 years, as well as California, Texas and Florida. He was a graduate of Newcastle High School in 1964. After high school, he attended Cisco Jr. College in Cisco, TX and later in life Motorcycle/Marine Mechanic Institute in Daytona Beach, FL. Tom was known for being a Master Mechanic/Independent Contractor (often…

  • Sulphur

    Mark Lynn Kunzelman

    Memorial services for Mark Lynn Kunzelman will be held 1:00 p.m., Friday, April 12, 2019 at the Bethel Baptist Church in Ardmore with Pastor Ken McIntire officiating. Mark was born January 8, 1958 in Jackson, Michigan to the late Elton Wayne and Mary Eileen (Goyt) Kunzelman. He died Thursday, April 4, 2019 in Sulphur, at the age of 61 years, 2 months and 26 days. Mark and Roxanne Letkiewicz were married on October 31, 1991 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mark grew up in Carlton, Michigan. He was a 1976 graduate of the Airport Community High School. While in high school, Mark worked for Frank Smith and Sons Green Houses. Following…

  • Yukon

    Kacie D. Mayhan

    Kacie Dyan (Martin) Mayhan, of Newcastle, OK. She passed from this life on March 17, 2019, quietly in her sleep at the age of 35. View full obituary

  • Sulphur

    George Lee Pinkston

    Graveside funeral services, with military honors, for George Lee Pinkston were held 2:00 p.m., Friday, Feb. 1, 2019 at the Dougherty Cemetery with Reverend Randy Chapman officiating. George was born October 24, 1921 in Newcastle, TX, to the late Burr H. and Teresa Francis (Youngblood) Pinkston. He died Tuesday, Jan. 29, in Sulphur, at the age 97 years, 3 month and 5 days. The Pinkston family moved to Dougherty in 1929. George attended school at Dougherty and in his late teens and early 20’s, he worked with the Civilian Conservation Corps in four locations. Later, during WWII, he served as a Staff Sargent in the United States Army with the…

  • Oklahoma City


    Sept. 22, 1960 – Nov. 24, 2018 NEWCASTLE Robert N. Miner, 58, died November 24, 2018 in Newcastle, OK. He was born September 22, 1960 in OKC to…

  • Purcell

    Nancy Belle (Estes) Hibbs

    Nancy Belle (Estes) Hibbs died August 4, 2018 in Midwest City, Oklahoma at the age of 74 years 7 months 18 days. Funeral Services were held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at the Newcastle United Methodist Church in…

  • Maysville

    Rickey Don Pyle

    Rickey Don Pyle Send Flowers October 04, 1965 – August 01, 2018 Rickey Don Pyle of Newcastle, formerly of Maysville was born on October 4, 1965 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma to Jerry Don Pyle and Donna Jean View full obituary

  • Clinton

    Arlene Harmonson

    Thursday, May 31, 2018 A chapel service will be held for Arlene Sue Harmonson, 58, of Norman at 2 p.m. Friday in the Kiesau Memorial Chapel.She died Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at the Oklahoma Veterans Center at Norman after battling heart disease.Harmonson was born Oct. 22, 1959, to Clyde B. and Geraldine F. Johnson in Lawton. She joined the U.S. Army in 1981 and served until 1994. She had been stationed in Germany, Colorado and Hawaii, and served in Operation Desert Storm. She was preceded in death by her parents. Survivors include a son, Christopher Meeks of Newcastle; a daughter, LaTausha Harmonson of Childress, Texas; her grandchildren, Arlayah FayAnne Harmonson, Ace Roberto Munoz…

  • Yukon

    Sonny Haynes

    Sonny Haynes, of Newcastle, OK, passed away on April 25th, 2018 at the age of 70. He was born to the late Leonard Walter Haynes & Rozella Arlene Haynes on June 27, 1947. Sonny had his own const …

  • Norman

    Bessie Dingus

    Bessie “Geneva” Dingus was born to Taylor Samuel and Mary Etta (Percival) Kimery in Choctaw, Oklahoma on March 14, 1930. She joined the Lord on March 24, 2018 at her home in Norman, Oklahoma.Geneva attended school in Newcastle, Oklahoma. She was a long time active member of Hopewell Homemakers Club in officer’s status in Cleveland County. She was involved with the Cleveland County fair for years where she prospered with countless blue ribbons. In times of U.S. wars, Geneva…

  • Ponca City

    Diane Simpkins

    Diane Simpkins Diane Simpkins, age 80 years, went to be with her heavenly Father Wednesday evening, Feb. 21, 2018, from her home in Ponca City. She was the second child born to Delos Warren Simpkins and Gertrude Rose Dietle Simpkins on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 1937, in Pawhuska. She and her brother, Warren, grew up on her father’s Osage allotment ranch west of Pawhuska. Later, the family moved to Tulsa, where she attended kindergarten and elementary school until the family moved to Bartlesville. In 1954, she attended College High. In 1955, she attended Daycroft, a Christian Science sponsored school in Stamford, Conn. While there, she organized their school library with the…

  • Ponca City

    Samuel Ronald Huff

    Samuel Ronald Huff Samuel Ronald Huff, 67, lifelong resident of Ponca City, passed from this world Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at his daughter’s home in Yukon after battling like a brave Viking warrior against the evil scourge of cancer. Sam was born Feb. 17, 1949, the son of Iva Mae Ary formerly of Wilburton and was adopted by Samuel and Phyrne Lavell Huff. He graduated from Ponca City High School in 1967 and went on to study journalism at Northern Oklahoma College in Tonkawa. He was married to Judy Kay Wood, of Tonkawa, from 1967-77. His hobbies were many and varied and included a love of hunting, camping, gardening, bird…

  • Checotah

    Ruby Thorne

    On July 22, 2017, the spirit of Ruby Lee Thorne – Vice Chief of the Western Cherokee Nation of Arkansas, Missouri, and Texas – walked on at the age of 75, receiving an early birthday gift of peace from her battle with cancer. She was born in Indianola, OK, July 23, 1942 to Odie Newman and Opal Mae Harper Newman. Ruby attended Santa Maria High School, Santa Maria, California, Eastern Oklahoma State College, Wilburton, OK and graduated from Crowder College, Neosho, MO in 1985. She worked for Neosho State Bank, Neosho, MO as an assistant interbank auditor; Ruyle & Sims Law in Neosho, MO as a paralegal secretary; office manager…

  • Oklahoma City


    March 13, 1954 – June 19, 2017 NEWCASTLE Curtis Dean Baylis, 63, of Newcastle, OK, passed away on June 19, 2017. Curtis was born on March 13, 1954… Oklahoman Obituaries

  • Oklahoma City


    Dec. 16, 1925 – May 4, 2017 NEWCASTLE William Levi “Bill” Clay Sr., age 91, of Newcastle, OK, passed away on Thursday, May 4, 2017. Bill worked as… Oklahoman Obituaries

  • Oklahoma City


    Sept. 29, 1930 – April 18, 2017 NEWCASTLE Benny Elbert Clay, age 86, of OKC, formerly of Newcastle, passed away Tuesday. Funeral services will be… Oklahoman Obituaries

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    Rita Wesnidge – Wiley

    Vondel Smith Mortuary at South Lakes Visitation: Wed. Jan. 4, 2016 4-8 P.M. the family will be present to greet friends at the funeral home Memorial Service: 2 P.M. Sat. Jan. 7, 2016 at First Baptist of Newcastle Rita joined Heaven’s angels on Jan 1, 2017. She was born Feb 1, 1962 in Port Angeles, WA to Norma & Jackie Wesnidge. After graduating from Newcastle High School, Rita worked for the FAA, where she was manager of the medical systems branch for the civil aerospace medicine institution for 34 years. On September 27, 2012 Rita married her long time love Jimmy Wiley, and they shared four years of marriage until…

  • Midwest City

    Jim B. Carter Jr.

    Anyone that knew Jim, knew that he was a man of God, very religious, loved his family dearly, and you knew where you stood with him. He wasn’t afraid to tell you how it was, but you knew that it was meant with love. Jim loved listening to music, especially gospel, classic rock and country and western. You could often find him watching his Western t.v. shows anytime John Wayne was on. He enjoyed riding his candy-apple colored Honda Gold Wing motorcycle with family and friends, woodworking, and volunteering to build ramps and repairs for people of his church. Jim was a gun enthusiast and collected many of them. Jim…