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    Thomas Byron “Tom” LaFrance

    Private Celebration of Life services are to be scheduled at a later time for Thomas Byron “Tom” LaFrance, 68, respiratory therapist of Madill, Okla. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Alexander-Gray Crematory and Funeral Home of Wilson.Thomas “Tom” Byron LaFrance was born Sept. 4, 1945, at La Porte, Ind., to the late Peter Harry LaFrance and Donna (Fellows) LaFrance. He passed from this life April 18, 2014, at his home in Madill. […] View Full Notice → Thomas Byron “Tom” LaFrance

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    RaeDawna Kay Orr

    A time of visitation and support for the family of RaeDawna Orr, 48, will be from 6 to 8 this evening at the Harvey-Douglas Fu­neral Home. Dawna was born July 18, 1965, in Ardmore and passed away April 20, 2014, in a local hospital. The daughter of Donald R. and Lynda Kay Brown Moore, Dawna grew up in the […] View Full Notice → RaeDawna Kay Orr

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    Danny Ray McGahan

    Graveside services for Danny Ray McGahan will be 11 a.m. Monday, April 21, 2014, at Newport Cemetery, with the Rev. David Gardner officiating. Visitation to greet the family will be today from 4 to 6 p.m. at Craddock Funeral Home.Danny was born Oct. 14, 1952, at Newport to George Warren McGahan and Texie Mae Kyle McGahan. He passed from this life on April 17, 2014, in Lone Grove at the age of 61.Danny […] View Full Notice → Danny Ray McGahan

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    Pearl Dean Thomas Downey

    Pearl Dean Thomas Downey, 81, of Duncan, passed away Monday, April 14, 2014, at her home in Duncan. She was born on Oct. 23, 1932, in Simpson, Okla., to the late Noah Thomas and Blanche Huffman Thomas.Pearl was raised in the Simpson area. She married Lindbergh Downey on June 1, 1950. Pearl lived in Ardmore most of her life, and later moved to Duncan in 2004. She was affiliated with the Assembly of God faith, and she enjoyed crocheting Indian […] View Full Notice → Pearl Dean Thomas Downey

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    Hershel Leo Strawn

    Funeral services for Hershel Leo Strawn, 76, of Wilson, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, April 19, 2014, at the Alexander Funeral Home Chapel of Wilson, with Bro. Jim Roebuck officiating. Interment will follow at the Ringling Memorial Cemetery in Ringling. Services are under the direction and care of Alexander Funeral Home of Wilson.Hershel was born Aug. 2, 1932, at Atlee, Okla., to the late Walter Sye Strawn and Nora Belle (Allen) Strawn. […] View Full Notice → Hershel Leo Strawn

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    Mary Louise (Roach) Sullivan

    Funeral services for Mary Louise (Roach) Sullivan, 61, formerly of Ardmore, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, April 18, 2014, at the Ratliff City First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Rick Williams officiating. Interment will follow at the New Velma Cemetery. Services are under the direction and care of Alexander Funeral Home of Ratliff City.Mary was born July 21, 1952, at Duncan, to the late Emmett Coy Roach and Jean Jacqueline “Jackie” (Means) […] View Full Notice → Mary Louise (Roach) Sullivan

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    Jack Blanton Reid

    Jack Blanton Reid was born on May 24, 1932, in Madill, to John and Rennie Reid. He passed from this world on April 14, 2014, at the Veterans Administration nursing facility in Ardmore, after a long illness.Jack was a graduate of Madill High School, Class of 1950. He attended college at SOSU where he obtained both a bachelor’s and master’s degree. He later attended OSU where he obtained his second master’s degree.

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    Royce E. Gauntt

    Funer­al services for Royce E. Gauntt, will be 1 p.m. Thursday, April 17, 2014, at the Sulphur United Methodist Church with the Rev. P.J. Stewart, the Rev. Billy Staggs and the Rev. Leo Potts officiating. Interment services will follow at the Lone Grove Cemetery in Lone Grove, Mr. Gauntt will lie in state at the DeArman Clagg Fu­neral Home in Sulphur, until 11 a.m. Thursday. Royce was born […] View Full Notice → Royce E. Gauntt

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    Bill Jerald Newman

    Funeral services for Bill Jerald Newman, 80, will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at the First Baptist Church of Lone Grove, with Rev. Morgan Ashworth officiating. Interment will follow at Lone Grove Cemetery.The son of the late Charlie Newman and Alta (Crawford) Newman, Billy was born on Nov. 20, 1933 in Sikeston, Mo. Bill moved to Lone Grove at an early age and graduated from Lone Grove High School. He served his country in the Army […] View Full Notice → Bill Jerald Newman

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    Eunice Preston

    Eunice Preston, 92, passed away on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at Dickson. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, at Nelda Cemetery, Dickson, under the direction of Griffin-Hillcrest Funeral Home, Ardmore.Eunice was born to Dave Bailey and Lona (Norton) Bailey at Clarksville, Ark., on March 28, 1922. She attended Dickson Schools. Eunice married Ira Preston on Aug. 15, 1944, at Gainesville, Texas. A homemaker for most of her life, in […] View Full Notice → Eunice Preston

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    Robert Starr Haile

    Robert Starr Haile, a young man who lived his life on his own terms, passed away Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Robert was born on May 27, 1990, to Randy Lynn and Roslyn (Janca) Haile in Ardmore.Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Colvert Ministry, 503 W. Broadway St., with the Rev. Jessica Seay officiating. Interment will be at the Rose Hill Cemetery in Ardmore.Robert attended Ardmore […] View Full Notice → Robert Starr Haile

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    Ella Jean Cary

    Ella Jean Cary, 89, passed away Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at Ardmore. Memorial services will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 12, 2014, at McLish Avenue Church of Christ, with Minister Cody Westbrook officiating. Entombment will be at Irvington Memorial Cemetery, Fremont, Calif.Ella was born Dec. 9, 1924, at Marietta, to Pat Shipman and Nora (Rennick) Shipman.She attended Marietta schools until her family […] View Full Notice → Ella Jean Cary

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    Patsy Word Chambers

    Patsy Word Chambers, 80, of Ardmore, passed away on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 12, 2014, in The Chapel at Griffin-Hillcrest of Ardmore, with Minister Clay Elmore officiating. Interment to follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park, Ardmore.Patsy was born June 4, 1933, to John H. Word and Patty Frances (Foster) Word. She attended Lone Grove Schools and graduated from Southern Oklahoma Technology […] View Full Notice → Patsy Word Chambers

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    Peggy Holder Black

    Peggy Ann (Holder) Black passed away Friday, April 4, 2014. She was predeceased by her parents, Oliver and Leota Holder; and sister-­in-law, JoLetha Black. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Don Black; children, Stacy Grissom (Paul) and Cary Black (Susan); niece, Michelle Delay (Don); grandchildren, […] View Full Notice → Peggy Holder Black