• Coweta

    Wanda Lee Woodward passed away on December, 27, 2015

    Wanda Lee Woodward, age 75, longtime resident of Coweta passed away peacefully on Sunday afternoon, December 27, 2015 at St. Francis Hospital South in Tulsa, OK.. Wanda was born on March 23, 1940 to Earl James and Audrey Fern (Friend) Easley in Wagoner County, OK. She was a 1958 graduate of Cowe… View Full Notice → Wanda Lee Woodward passed away on December, 27, 2015

  • Sulphur

    Bobby Doyle “Bob” Sanford

    Funeral services for Bobby Doyle “Bob” Sanford will be held 2:00 PM, Friday, April 12, 2019 at the First Free Will Baptist Church in Sulphur with the Pastor Dick Terry and Dr. Terry Tramel officiating. Interment will follow at the Oaklawn Cemetery in Sulphur. Bob was born December 19, 1926 on a farm in Locust Grove, Oklahoma to John Walton and Lillian Ann “Lilly” (Harrison) Sanford. He died Saturday, April 6, 2019 in Sulphur, at the age of 92 years, 3 months and 19 days. Bob and the former Ms. Mary Maxine Tramel were married on January 27, 1949 in Pryor, Oklahoma. She preceded him in death on May 23,…

  • Purcell

    Emma Ileen States

    Emma Ileen Powders-Gay-States, passed away Nov. 9, 2018 in Lanham, MD. She was born February 4, 1926, in Salt Springs community, Woodward County, Okla. Lived in and around there and in the Ellendale community until spring of 1938, then went…

  • Ponca City

    Adelbert Andy Miller

    Adelbert Andy Miller Adelbert Andy Miller, of Blackwell, died Thursday afternoon, Aug. 23, 2018, at his home at the age of 94 years. Adelbert Andy Miller was born on Oct. 21, 1923, in Fairview, to Walter and Voleta Quick Miller. Andy grew up on a farm in Major County and attended Red Top Grade School and Cheyenne Valley High School. In 1940 he moved with his family to Riverside, Calif., before returning to Fairview in 1942. On April 25, 1943, he married Maxine Graham in Fairview and they made their home in Clovis, N. M., where he worked for the Sante Fe Railroad. In 1945 they moved to Perryton, Texas,…

  • Clinton

    John Keith Thornhill

    Friday, August 10, 2018 Funeral services for John Keith Thornhill, 65, of Weatherford, will be held 10 a.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Clinton.He died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, at Kermit, Texas.He was born Feb. 2, 1953, in Anadarko, to Glenn and Venita (Wells) Thornhill.  He was raised and attended school in Clinton and graduated from Clinton High School in 1971. He worked for Custer County for two years before working for 3-M/Imation for 38 years. He worked for Chesapeake and was currently working for SKW/MEC for the last five years.He married Mary Penner in Arapaho Feb. 26, 1990, making their home in Weatherford.    He enjoyed going…

  • Cordell

    Charles Chason

    Charles Chason, 76 year old Woodward County resident, died Wednesday, August 1, 2018 in Oklahoma City. A memorial service will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, August 9, 2018 in the Billings Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Jim Steenbergen officiating. Military rites will be conducted by the United States Air Force. A private family burial will be held at a later date. Charles Vassar Chason was born on December 26, 1940 in Jacksonville, Florida to William Vassar and Helen Elizabeth (Gross) Chason. Charles grew up in Jacksonville, Florida and graduated from Jacksonville High School. He was active in 4-H, showing dairy cattle and was on the high school swim team. He…

  • Ponca City

    Arthur Jacques Jr.

    Arthur “Art” Jacques Jr. Arthur “Art” Jacques Jr., lifelong resident of Osage County, passed away Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Ponca City. A Rosary will be held Tuesday, Jan. 23 at 7 p.m., at Kendrick McCartney Johnson Funeral Home Chapel in Pawhuska, with the Rev. Sean Donovan officiating. A funeral Mass will be held at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 24, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Pawhuska, with the Rev. Donovan officiating. Following the Mass, there will be a gathering in the fellowship hall. He will be laid to rest in Burbank Cemetery in a private family burial. Arthur was born on Sept. 24, 1931, the son of Arthur Jacques…

  • Alva,  Cherokee

    Charles K Parker

    Charles Kenyon Parker was the fifth child of David Preston and Mary Louise (Potts) Parker and was born on 04 September 1920 at his parents home in Buffalo, Oklahoma. He passed away at the Harper County Community Hospital on the 25/h day of August at the age of96 years, 11 months and 25 days. In the fall of I926 the Parker children and their mother moved to Alva, Oklahoma, in order that David, Jr., the oldest brother, could attend Northwestern Teacher’s College and Charles would start the first grade. The family endured the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl years during Charles ‘ early schooling. The summer months were usually…

  • Clinton

    Nancy Wilson

    Nancy Josephine “Jody” Wilson age 87 of Purcell, OK formerly of Neodesha, Kansas passed away after a brief illness on Saturday, Dec, 3, 2016 in Clinton, OK.Jody was born on February 19, 1929 in Woodward, OK. She was the youngest child of six children born to Jacob Claude Holmes and Faith Hathaway (Harling) Holmes. She grew up in Laverne, OK where she graduated from High School with the class of 1946.While still in high school she married George Pat Wilson Jr. They were married on Feb. 10, 1946 just one day after her 17th birthday in Ashland, KS. Jody and Pat together raised seven children, Pat III, Priscilla, Meggin, Kathy,…

  • Clinton

    Justin Humble

    Wednesday, May 11, 2016 Funeral services for former Frederick resident, Justin Matthew Humble, age 39, of Hollis, will be at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at the First Baptist Church in Frederick, with Pastor Chris Carlisle officiating. Burial will follow in the Frederick Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Jackson Funeral Home of Frederick. Mr. Humble passed away on Sunday, May 8, 2016 at Jackson County Memorial Hospital in Altus. Justin Matthew Humble was born on August 21, 1976 in Shattuck, Oklahoma to Andy and Kerri (Gant) Humble. He lived in Woodward before moving to Weatherford where he started grade school. He then attended middle school in Laverne and…

  • Enid

    Dana Swiggett

    A Celebration of Life service for Dana Gayle Swiggett age 68 of Enid will be 2:00 PM Tuesday, January 26, 2016 in the Ladusau-Evans Chapel with Rev. Alan Seibel officiating. Cremation will follow the service. The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6:00 to 7:00 pm at the funeral home. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home. Dana was born February 4, 1947 in Enid, OK to Leon Graham and Lois Bryson and passed away on January 22, 2016 at her home after a brief illness. She attended and graduated from Enid High School in 1964. She attended Northwestern State University and received her Bachelor…

  • Oklahoma City

    Mrs. Agnes Jean Wood

    In Memory of Agnes Jean Wood Agnes Jean Bates/Wood went to be with the Lord on August 13th, 2015 at 77 years of age. Agnes passed away while at Integris Baptist Hospital following an emergency surgery to remove blockage to both legs, her son Stephen Ray Wood was at her bedside. Agnes was preceded in death by her mother Virginia F. Dilley/Bates, father Willis James Bates, sister Bertha Burrows and brother Willis James Junior Bates, and her beloved husband Stephen Andrew Wood. Agnes was born in Chetopa, Kansas on January 11, 1938, she grew up in Chetopa where she graduated from Chetopa High School in 1956. During a High School…

  • Clinton

    Wanda Davis

    Saturday, September 26, 2015 Funeral services for Wanda “Elvis Presley” Davis, 70, Clinton resident, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Kiesau Memorial Chapel. She died Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, at Corn Heritage Village in Weatherford. Wanda Mae Davis was born July 11, 1945, the daughter of Chester Lee Davis and Goldie Mae (Moses) Davis in Redbird. She was raised and attended school in Porter.   She moved to Clinton in 1964 and was married to Roy Victor Allison the same year. She has made Clinton her home since that time.     She was a member of the Pentecostal Church. She loved to sing and play the guitar.…

  • Clinton

    Chief Langburn Fisher

    Wednesday, July 22, 2015 Funeral services for Chief Langburn “Perk” Fisher, 68, Custer County resident, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, in the Clinton First Mennonite Church, officiated by Rev. Lawrence Hart and Doyle Kinney. A wake service will be from 6 until 8 p.m. this evening (Wednesday) in the Kiesau Memorial Chapel of Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home in Clinton. Fisher died Saturday, July 18, 2015, in the Grace Living Center in Clinton. He was born May 25, 1947 in Thomas, the son of Langburn “Happy” Fisher and Imogene (Chapman) Fisher. Fisher was raised at Deer Creek in Thomas and started his schooling at Thomas. He later went to Custer City…

  • Fort Gibson,  Webbers Falls

    Carlos Ellis

    Funeral services for Carlos Ray Ellis, 67, of Fort Gibson, OK, will be held at 10:00 A.M. Thursday, July 16, 2015 at Millsap Funeral Service Chapel in Fort Gibson with Reverend Guy Parrish officiating. Pallbearers will be Michael Mace, Chris Muskrat, Jeep Phillips, Randy Ellis, Bobby Woodward, and Bentley McDonald. Honorary Pallbearers will be Charles Ellis, Ronnie Ellis, and Bobby Wright. Burial will be in South Bethel Cemetery in Braggs. Ray was born October 19, 1947 at Webbers Falls, OK, the son of Albert and Mary Bernice (Morgan) Ellis. He took his final journey to Heaven on Monday, July 13, 2015 at Fort Gibson. On February 13, 2000 he married…

  • Stillwater

    Winfrey Houston

    Winfrey David Houston, 88, of Stillwater died at home on Monday, March 23. A man many people considered to be Mr. Stillwater lived his life with passion and optimism. When the family gathered after his death, a final hand-written message for his children was shared, called “5 Wishes for You.” Expect to be happy. Never, never give up. Family comes first. Children are God’s greatest gift. It is better to be healthy than to be sick, by a damn sight (an expression he picked up while serving in Germany). The page was signed “With much love, Dad.” Winfrey was born June 1, 1926 in Stillwater, Okla. to Oscar David Houston…

  • Stillwater

    Charley Leak

    Charley G. Leak, 97, died February 17, 2015, at his home in Stillwater, Oklahoma. He and his wife, Evelyn, were life-long residents of Pratt County, until moving to Stillwater in 2013 to be close to their daughter, Barbara Brock. Visitation will be from 10:00-10:45 A.M., Saturday, February 21, at the Church of Christ, 320 Country Club Road, Pratt, Kansas, followed by the service celebrating his life at 11:00 A.M. Survivors include his wife, Evelyn; two daughters, Sharon Taylor and husband James of Leakey, Texas, and Barbara Brock and husband Pat of Stillwater, Oklahoma; three grandsons, Brian Taylor and wife Viki of San Antonio, Texas, Jeff Koeninger and wife Stephanie of…

  • Edmond

    Zola Faye (Jones) Sells

    Zola Faye (Jones) SellsJune 25, 1915 – November 1, 2014 Zola Faye (Jones) Sells answered her creator’s final call to eternal rest November 1, 2014, in Oklahoma City at the age of 99. She was born June 25, 1915, near May, Harper County, Oklahoma to Charles Almer and Ida May (Jackson) Jones. She attended schools in Amarillo, Reno County (Kansas), May and Waynoka (Oklahoma) before graduating as valedictorian of May High School in 1933. That summer Faye married the brother of her best friend, Phoebe Sells. After a day spent with family picking wild plums along the Beaver River, Faye and Israel Edward “Ed” Sells had plans to marry. The…

  • Bartlesville,  Grove,  Jay,  Langley,  Nowata,  Vinita

    Randy Parker

    ARNOLD MOORE & NEEKAMP FUNERAL HOME, BARTLESVILLE, OK – Randy D. Parker, age 53 and resident of Bartlesville, Oklahoma, passed away on Sunday, September 21, 2014, at his home. Randy Dee Parker was born on September 20, 1961 in Elk City, Oklahoma. He was the son of William F. “Bill” Parker and Theresa Colleen (Trent) Parker. He grew up in Ft. Supply, Oklahoma, graduating high school from Woodward, Oklahoma in 1979. He continued his education by attending Vo-Tech in Liberal, Kansas. Randy moved back to Woodward before moving to Atlanta, Georgia where he was a resident for a time. He moved back to Woodward and then to Edmond, Oklahoma before…

  • Woodward County

    Karen Janette Bell

    Karen Janette Bell, 54, of Sapulpa, OK, passed away Monday, April 21., 2014. She was born in Enid, OK on January 18, 1960 to Gean and the late George Scott. Karen graduated from Okmulgee High School in 1979 and went on to OSU Okmulgee and graduated in 1981. After graduation Karen moved to Bartlesville and went to work for Phillips Petroleum until the time she met and married her husband, Geordie's union came to two children Chelsea and Scott. Karen worked for The Department of Human Services and Creek County Health Department in Sapulpa. She enjoyed beading, crocheting, knitting, and watching the birds eat at the bird feeder her father…

  • Bartlesville,  Grove,  Jay,  Langley,  Nowata,  Vinita

    Delmer “Del” Colby

    Luginbuel Funeral Home – Vinita – 918-256-5555 Delmer “Del” Dean Colby, 79 year old Vinita resident, died Sunday, May 4, 2014 at the Craig General Hospital in Vinita. He was born on December 22, 1934 to Wilmer and Nellie (Booth) Colby. On September 7, 1966 he was united in marriage to Cooweesta Ann Jones at the home of and by George Vaughn near Vinita. They moved to their farm in Bluejacket in 1976, where they ranched and done commercial hay baling. They ran Charolais and Limousine Cattle. They retired from the farm in October of 2000 and built their present home north of Vinita. The family includes sons: Duane Colby…

  • Woodward County

    Christina T. Leist

    Christina T. Leist went to meet her Savior and Friend on April 18, 2014. She was born February 7, 1928 at her Grandmother’s home in Woodward, Oklahoma, the first of 10 ten children born to Richard and Pearl Teten. Her father was one of OG&E’s original lineman and foreman and her mother was Court Clerk in Woodward County for almost 20 years. She was proud that her family had twins and triplets, 9 girls and one boy. She graduated high school in Woodward and attended one year at Oklahoma University, majoring in art. View Full Notice → Christina T. Leist

  • Woodward County

    Linda Sue Phillips (White)

    Linda Sue Phillips (White) was born March 5, 1940, to Walter Warren White and Zelma Mae White (Knight) in Woodward, OK. Linda was united in marriage to Don Phillips on March 12, 1957 in Mooreland, OK, where they made their home and had four children. She graduated from Mooreland High School in 1958, where she served as a State FHA officer. Linda kept the home and family in order and was instrumental in the family cattle business. Along with her husband, Linda ran the Sand Hill Cattle Co. Steakhouse in Mooreland that opened in 1975. She later owned and operated Trader’s Bistro, a restaurant in Woodward. Linda was a supporter…

  • Woodward County

    Dorothy June Bates

    Dorothy June Bates, was born in the Kibby Community south of Buffalo, Oklahoma to George and Evelyn (Dickinson) Pauls. June grew up in the Harper County and graduated from the Buffalo High School with the class of 1943. June married Merle “Bucky” Bates at Woodward, Oklahoma on August 25, 1943 and to this union 2 children were born Aaron and Jan. The family made their home on a farm in the Willard community area just north of Buffalo. View Full Notice → Dorothy June Bates

  • Woodward County

    Renssellear D. “R. D.”, “Rant” Edwards

    Renssellear D. "R. D.", "Rant" Edwards was born to Dunn and Mary (Kinney) Edwards March 20, 1918, at their farm home north of Woodward in the County Line community. He peacefully passed from this life in Woodward on Saturday, January 11, 2014, at the age of 95 years – just 68 days short of his 96th birthday, to join his Heavenly Father whose Word he had fervently and diligently proclaimed for more than 62 years. R. D. attended grade school at the Pickett and Senate rural schools and graduated from Fort Supply, Oklahoma, High School in 1937. View Full Notice → Renssellear D. “R. D.”, “Rant” Edwards

  • Woodward County

    Jack Haines

    Jack Haines, 89 year old longtime Ellis County rancher and businessman, current Woodward resident died Sunday, January 12, 2014 in Oklahoma City.  Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 in the First United Methodist Church of Woodward with Reverend Pete Hyde and Reverend Bill Tindell officiating.  Interment will follow in the Fargo Cemetery with the Billings Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. View Full Notice → Jack Haines