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    Pamela Lyn Wilks

    Pamela Lyn Wilks, a native of Afton, Oklahoma and formerly of Bentonville, Arkansas, passed away February 9, 2020 at the Inola Care Center, Inola, Oklahoma, following the end stages of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).  Pam was born May 10, 1963 and attended Afton Public Schools. Upon graduation, Pam attended NEO A&M, St. Gregory’s University, Shawnee, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma and Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, Kansas […]

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    Audrey Jean (McElroy) Laughlin

    On March 31, 2020, Audrey Jean (McElroy) Laughlin 97, passed away peacefully in her sleep in Hospice Care in Tulsa, Oklahoma, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.  Born March 11,1923 in Wingham, Ontario, Canada to Thomas Albert and Marie Louise (Belisle) McElroy, Audrey grew up in Logansport, Indiana, graduating from Logansport High School in 1941.  She would stay friends with the LHS Class of ’41 well past their 70th class reunion. […]

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    Robert “Bobby” D. Martin

    Robert “Bobby” D. Martin, 83, of Miami, Oklahoma, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 29, 2020 at Hartford Hospital in Connecticut.  Bob was born in Fairland, Oklahoma on August 5, 1936 to the late Roy and Kizzie (Testerman) Martin.  He lived in Miami for most of his life, only recently moving to Connecticut to be closer to his daughter and her family.  Bob worked at B.F. Goodrich for many years before starting his career in real estate.  He worked for Bomford, Couch […]

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    Thomas H. May

    Thomas H. May passed from this life, March 31, 2020, aged 84 years. He was born January 28, 1936 in Odessa, Texas to Russell Denton May and Mary Maxine (Haller). Tom grew up in Tulsa where he graduated from Central High School in 1954. He attended Westminster College and was a member of Beta Theta Pi. He then attended the University of Oklahoma and went on to graduate from the University of Tulsa School of Law in 1962. Influenced by the WW2 patriotism and heroic adventures of his two older […]

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    Michael David Whitecotton

    Michael David Whitecotton, 48, of Spotsylvania, passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2020.Mike served in the US Navy and later worked as a financial analyst for the Department of Defense. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, barbecuing, and doing anything outdoors. Mike loved to make people laugh and being the brightest light in the room. He was very ambitious and always had another plan in the works. Mike’s greatest joy was his kids, especially giving them a hard time.He is […]

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    Betty Lou Stratton

    Betty Lou Stratton, age 89 passed from this life Sunday, March 22, 2010 in Claremore, Oklahoma. Betty was born in Douthat, Oklahoma on July 7, 1930 to Lewis and Virginia (Pace) Baker. All of her formative years were spent growing up in Picher, Oklahoma. This is where she met the love of her life and future husband Dudley Dean Stratton. They were wed January 29, 1949 and remained married for 56 years until the passing of Dudley in 2005.Betty’s true calling was […]

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    Doyle Wayne Alsbury

    Doyle Wayne Alsbury, age 78, of Quapaw, Oklahoma passed away on Friday, March 20, 2020 at his home surrounded by close family after battling lung cancer. He was born on February 2, 1942 in Douthit, Oklahoma to Noel Alsbury and Ella Marsh Alsbury. He married Gloria Jean Turley on December 31, 1967 at Columbus, Kansas. They were married 52 years.Doyle lived in the Picher/Quapaw area most all of his life. He grew up in the Holiness faith and loved the Lord. He attended schools in […]

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    Leonard Clyde Watts

    Leonard Clyde Watts, ninety-year-old Miami, Oklahoma resident passed away Wednesday March 18, 2020.Leonard was born on June 17, 1929 in Flint, Michigan to Clyde and Della (Wright) Watts. He graduated from Wyandotte High School in 1947. Leonard started working for B.F. Goodrich in Miami, Oklahoma on January 27, 1948 and remained there until he retired as maintenance supervisor on October 1, 1985. He was married to the love of his life, Nadine Blois on June 20, 1948 at the Sycamore […]

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    Charles Steven Hanes

    Services for Charles Steven Hanes, 68, of Gerty, Oklahoma were 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Allen Church of Christ, Allen, Oklahoma. A Committal Service was held 11: a.m. Thursday at Llano Cemetery East in Amarillo, Texas.Mr. Hanes passed away Thursday, March 5, 2020 at his home. He was born September 21, 1951 in Canyon, Texas to C. C. and Lula Mae Taylor Hanes. He graduated from Hart High School and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture Science from Lubbock Christian […]

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    George S. Keeling

    George S. Keeling, 85, a longtime Fairland resident passed away at his home on Sunday, March 8, 2020. He was born on October 13, 1934 in Fairland to Loy S. and Anna (Querry) Keeling. Mr. Keeling was a farmer and rancher for most all of his life in the Fairland area. He married Alma M. Hayes on February 16, 1955 in Fairland, Oklahoma at the First Baptist Churches minister’s house. Mr. and Mrs. Keeling moved to the Kansas City area for a short time, but settled back in Fairland where […]

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    Judy J. Messenger

    Judy J. Messenger, 76, a former resident of Miami passed away in Dewey, Oklahoma.Services will be on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 2 p.m. at the Brown-Winters Funeral Home and Cremation Service with Reverend Jeffrey Dixon officiating.Services are under the care of Brown-Winters Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Miami.

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    Melvin E Burleson

    Melvin E Burleson age 83 of Wyandotte and Grove area went home to be with the lord March 6, 2020.Melvin was born July 9, 1938 in Lamont California. Son of Kenny and Fern Burleson.Melvin married Phyllis Wright April 7th in Neosho, Missouri. Together they have three children, Ray Burleson & wife Tracy, Grove, Oklahoma. Mary Ann Cunningham Grove, Oklahoma, Donald Burleson and wife Brenda, Seneca, Missouri.Grand son Travis Burleson, Kelsey Lewis Kansas & […]