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    Eula Marie (Oakley) Tindell

    Eula Marie (Oakley) Tindell passed away peacefully Friday September 6, 2019 at Golden Meadows in Denton Texas.Eula was born March 29, 1930 to Jessee and Henry Oakley from Afton Oklahoma. Eula was raised and attended school in Afton. She married Robert Tindell July 10, 1952. They lived most of their married life in Las Vegas, Nevada.  They returned to Miami Oklahoma in 1983 when they bought the Midway Restaurant.  After the restaurant closed Eula worked at […]

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    Virginia “Susie” Teresa Bale

    Virginia “Susie” Teresa Bale, age 64, of Jay, Oklahoma passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at Integris Grove Hospital, after battling cancer.Susie was born on October 24, 1954 to Claire and Neomi (Trease) Lewis in Miami, Oklahoma. She grew up in Commerce and graduated from Commerce High School in 1973. After high school, Susie attended Beauty College and later went on to be a Dental Assistant.On March 14, 1998, Susie married the love of her life, […]

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    Tommy Joe Workman

    Tommy Joe Workman was born November 25, 1944 in Howell County Missouri to Raymond T. and Lue Emma Henry-Workman. At the time of his passing he was 74 years and 9 months old having left this life at 3:45 am on August 25, 2019. Tom was one of three children and was predeceased by both of his parents and an older brother, David.  Tom is survived by his wife, Gloria Garner-Workman of their rural Peoria Oklahoma home, one sister, Anna Lou Fox and husband Max of West Plaines, Missouri, one […]

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    Nancy Kay Blocker

    Nancy Kay Blocker, 78, resident of Tulsa, Oklahoma passed away September 7, 2019. Nancy was born March 7, 1941 in Muskogee, Oklahoma to William and Esther “Pete” Hudson. She graduated Miami High School (1959), and Oklahoma State University (1989). Nancy is survived by her husband, Art Blocker; sons Greg and Brian Blocker; and her sister, Susan Salmon. Visitation will be 5-7 pm, Monday, September 16, 2019 and the Funeral Service will be 12:30 pm, Tuesday, September […]

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    Georgia Dell-Pat Sherard

    Georgia Dell-Pat Sherard, 91, a lifetime Miami resident passed away on Monday, September 9, 2019. Graveside Services are 10:00 AM, Thursday, September 12, 2019 at Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery in Miami.Services have been placed in the care of Brown-Winters Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Miami. Georgia had asked that memorial contributions be made to First Christian Church or to Integris Hospice. […]

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    Elizabeth “Betsy” Bell (McConnell) Blackman

    Elizabeth “Betsy” Bell (McConnell) Blackman, 89 year old resident of Grove, Oklahoma, passed away on September 7, 2019 at the Grandwood Assisted Living Center. Betsy was born on December 29, 1929 in Ft. Smith, Arkansas. She was the loving daughter of Clennie Wayne and Grace Lillian (Bell) McConnell. After Betsy graduated from high school in 1947, she was united in marriage to the love of her life Roy Blackman in October of 1949.  Betsy was a very loving and devoted wife […]

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    Marjorie Halbrook Depoe

    Marjorie Halbrook Depoe entered the Life Triumphant on September 6, 2019. Born on February 2, 1932 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Marjorie was the youngest of four daughters born to John and Gladys Halbrook. Marjorie graduated from Webster High School in 1950, and enrolled in Baker University in Baldwin City, KS, the same school her mother attended. Marjorie pledged with the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority, as her mother had before her. Marjorie graduated in 1954. Joe and Marjorie began married life in Kansas […]

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    Major Albert Logan (AL) Douthitt

    Major Albert Logan (AL) Douthitt Retired of Midwest City died September 4, 2019.  AL was born June 27, 1929 in Miami, Oklahoma, graduated from Miami High School in 1947, and attended OU, graduating in 1951. He joined the Air Force and became an information officer, retiring from Tinker Air Force Base in 1977.  AL married Helen Virginia Maley in Miami on February 21, 1959. He is survived by his wife, and a host of loving family. The funeral will be at Barnes […]

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    Michel David Shelton

    Michel David Shelton went to be with our Lord and Savior on August 24, 2019 after a short illness.He is survived by his daughter, Karon LaRea Shelton of North Carolina, His parents Joe and Cheryl Shelton of Fairland, Oklahoma, two sisters Sheri Bottero of Fairland and Jeannie Dunkel of Miami, Oklahoma, one brother Jody Shelton of Fairland and a host of other family and friends. Memorial services were held Saturday September 7th at Trinity Baptist Church […]

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    Mary Lou “Sally” Wernette Curry

    Mary Lou “Sally” Wernette Curry was born in Fort Smith Arkansas on Nov. 21, 1934, the youngest of the three children of Andrew R. and Lorene M. Danner Wernette. She graduated from Fort Smith High School in 1952 and attended West Ark Jr. College where she met the love of her life, James N. Curry. They married in 1955 and celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary in March of this year. Sally was a homemaker in the truest and best sense of the word. She made each of the houses she moved into […]

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    H. Glen Merit

    H. Glen Merit, 80, a longtime Miami resident passed away on Thursday, August 29, 2019. Glen was born on November 23, 1938 in Wyandotte, Oklahoma to Ruben and Luella (Brown) Merit. Glen Graduated from Miami High School with the Class of 1957 and went on to NEO A&M College where he attained his Associate’s Degree. He worked for Miami Implement before going to work at Yellow Freight for thirty years. He was also a farmer and Rancher during that time. On February 14, 1980 he married […]

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    Linda Arlene Reece

    Linda Arlene ReeceOctober 11, 1941 – August 15, 2019Linda Arlene Palm was born October 11th, 1941 in Chetopa, Kansas to Herman & Margaret Palm. The family owned a soda shop in downtown Chetopa for many years. She proudly played trumpet and marched in the Wardog Band before graduating from MHS and then furthering her education at NEO A&M. She continued to play in the community band and loved to play piano.  In 1964, she met the love of her […]

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    Shirley Lou Larson

    Shirley Lou Larson, 88, went home to Jesus on Thursday, July 25, 2019, surrounded by family.Shirley was born July 13, 1931, in Kansas City, Missouri, to Fred A. and Mary Johnston.  Shirley married John T. Larson in Horton, Kansas, on November 14, 1948.  John died in 2012.Survivors include one sister, Marilyn Jean Wright (Dean) of Lincoln, NE; one son, Gary T. Larson of Baxter Springs; two daughters, Debbie Page (Les) of Baxter Springs and Teresa Claiborne (Dr. […]

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    Ruby Elizabeth Way

    Ruby Elizabeth Way, 80, of Neosho, MO, formerly of Miami, passed away August 19, 2019. Visitation 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, August 20 and service 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 21, both at the Paul Thomas Funeral Home. Services entrusted to the Thomas & Chenoweth Funeral Home in Welch.

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    Roberta Rice

    Roberta Rice, 99, of rural Welch, passed away Monday, August 19, 2019 at her home. Service 10:00 a.m. Thursday, August 22 at the Thomas & Chenoweth Funeral Home in Welch, with a visitation beginning at 9:00 a.m. prior to the service.

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    Mellie Florence (Blevins) Sanders

    Mellie Florence (Blevins) Sanders entered into glory on August 11, 2019, after a courageous battle with cancer. She died peacefully at home in Edmond surrounded by her children and grandchildren. She was 91 years old. “Boxcar Mellie” was born on May 5, 1928, in a boxcar along the main line of the Santa Fe Railroad at Braddock Switch in the Flint Hills of Kansas. In those days, boxcars were converted to housing for railroad employees by the Santa Fe Railroad, where […]