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    Janet E. Sanford

    Janet E. Sanford, age 67, of Grove, Oklahoma passed away on Sunday, January 12, 2020 in Joplin, Missouri after a recent illness.  A closed casket visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, January 16 at Nichols-Stephens Funeral & Cremation Services. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, January 17, 2020 at Crossroads Church.  The family requests that donation be made to the American Cancer Society in Janet’s memory.

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    Stanley Deewall

    Stanley Deewall, 88, of rural Welch, Okla., passed away January 12, 2020. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, January 14, and service 1 p.m. Wednesday, January 15, both at the Thomas & Chenoweth Funeral Home in Welch.

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    Benjamin Franklin Kyser Jr.

    Benjamin Franklin Kyser Jr. of Grain Valley, Missouri died on January 12, 2020.  He was 97. Ben was born in Pittsburg, Kansas on August 2, 1922.  He was the fourth son of Frank and Gail (Jones) Kyser.  Ben moved to Miami in 1924 and graduated from Miami High School in 1940.  He married Betty Lou Thompson in 1942.  Betty died in 1996.  Ben worked for Eagle Pitcher Mining and Smelting Company for forty years.  He was […]

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    Jack Olan Utterback

    Jack Olan Utterback, 90-year-old resident of Wyandotte, Oklahoma passed away Tuesday, December 10, 2019 on the 70th anniversary of his marriage to Virginia “Ginny” Rose White.Jack was born on September 15, 1929 in Washington, Indiana to Ora Olan and Opal Evelyn (Painter) Utterback. He was graduated from Washington High School in 1947. In 1949 he married Ginny, his high school sweetheart. He received a degree in Agricultural Engineering from Purdue University. In 1953, Jack and his […]

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    Charles Thomas “Tom” Pendergraft

    Charles Thomas “Tom” Pendergraft, age 81, passed away on Decmeber 28, 2019, at Integris Hospital in Miami, Oklahoma.Tom was born on the family farm east of Miami on January 29, 1938, to Robert “Hugh” and Viola Mae Gress Pendergraft. He was named after his two grandfathers Thomas Audus Richard “Aud” Pendergraft and Charles Oscar Gress, both of whom were early settlers in Ottawa County, Oklahoma.Tom attended the one room Longview country school through the 8th […]

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    Billie L. Ginn

    Billie L. Ginn of Miami, OK passed from this life Saturday, December 28, 2019 at The Communities of Wildwood Ranch in Joplin, Missori. She was 90.Billie was born April 28, 1929 in Hickory Grove, Oklahoma to Robert Forest and Bertie Lee (Hampton) Robertson. Billie was raised in Fairland, Oklahoma; she attended Fairland Elementary School and graduated from Fairland High School as Valedictorian of her class.  She attended Miami Business College.  She married her high school […]

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    Dr. Reuben A. (Barney) Kirkpatrick

    Dr. Reuben A. (Barney) Kirkpatrick Reuben A. “Barney” Kirkpatrick passed away January 1st, at the age of 88 surrounded by close family. Barney was born April 7th, 1931 in Tulsa Oklahoma to E. Austin and Edna Kirkpatrick. His early childhood was spent in Eufaula and Muskogee. He later moved to Tulsa and graduated from Will Rogers High School, and went to Oklahoma A&M College where he majored in Petroleum Engineering. He was a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity and served as Vice President of […]

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    Boyd Lee Stover

    On Friday, December 27, 2019, Boyd Lee Stover, 81, passed away at St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  His funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, January 2, 2020 at Strode Funeral Home Chapel in Stillwater, Oklahoma with his burial to follow at 2 p.m. at Wetumka Cemetery in Wetumka, Oklahoma. Pastor Buddy Lairson will preside over the services. Strode Funeral Home & Cremation is in charge of arrangements.Boyd was born on Feb. 27, 1928 to Newton A. & […]

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    Benny Franklin Whited, Sr.

    Benny Franklin Whited, Sr. passed from this life Saturday, December 21, 2019 at his home in Miami, Oklahoma surrounded by his wife Betty, his son Ben, Jr., and daughter Beverly.He also leaves behind siblings Gloria, Roger, Jimmy and eight grandchildren Charles, Caden, Faith, Kaden, Adalynn, Brooklyn, Trenton and Michael.Courthouse Annex, Community Room, 123 E Central, Miami, OK 74354.

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    Barbara Kay McCall

    Barbara Kay McCall passed away December 29, 2019. She was born August 4, 1942. Services for Barbara will be 10 a.m. Saturday, January 4, 2020 at Bill Eisenhour Funeral Home in Oklahoma City. To view full obituary please visit eisenhourfuneralhome.com.

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    Barbara Alice Vanpool

    Barbara Alice Vanpool, 82 year old Miami, Oklahoma, resident passed away on Friday, December 27, 2019 at Windridge Nursing Home in Miami, Oklahoma.Barbara was born on February 6, 1937, in Roaring Springs, Pennsylvania, to Jesse and Rose (Smith) Wentz. She was married to Thomas J Vanpool. Barbara was a Registered Nurse and worked in California, New Jersey, Florida, Connecticut and Pennsylvania.Barbara loved to walk and enjoyed spending time with her family. She was a […]

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    Ransom Paul “Randy” Jameson, III

    Ransom Paul “Randy” Jameson, III, 66, of rural Bluejacket, passed away December 28, 2019. Celebration of Life will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, January 3, 2020, at the Thomas & Chenoweth Funeral Home in Welch.

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    Jerry Robert Buckmaster

    Jerry Robert Buckmaster of Grove, Oklahoma passed away on Friday, December 14, 2019, he was eighty-one. Jerry was born on February 4, 1938 in Miami to Marlon Robert and Emma Jean (McGhee) Buckmaster. He later married Carol Cantrell. Mr. Buckmaster was a veteran of United State Army; he served in Germany for two and a half years during the Berlin conflict. He enjoyed sports, he liked basketball and track. He also played softball till age fifty. Jerry also enjoyed fishing, working outdoors, […]

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    Jerry Robert Buckmaster

    Jerry Robert Buckmaster of Grove, Oklahoma passed away on Friday, December 14, 2019, he was eighty-one. Jerry was born on February 4, 1938 in Miami to Marlon Robert and Emma Jean (McGhee) Buckmaster. He later married Carol Cantrell. Mr. Buckmaster was a veteran of United State Army; he served in Germany for two and a half years during the Berlin conflict. He enjoyed sports, he liked basketball and track. He also played softball till age fifty. Jerry also enjoyed fishing, working outdoors, […]