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    Paul Johnson Ingersol

    Paul Johnson Ingersol News Staff Wed, 02/05/2020 – 16:00 In-page image(s) Body Paul Johnson Ingersol, 91, died January 31, 2020 in Ponca City. Family visitation will be Friday, February 7, 5:30-7:00 PM at Strode Funeral Home, Stillwater. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 8, 10:30 a.m., at St. Luke’s Church of the Nazarene, Ponca City. Interment will be at 1:15 p.m., Fairlawn Cemetery, Stillwater, where Paul will be laid to rest beside his grandparents, Emily and Ezra Johnson, and niece, Carol Emma Price.  Strode Funeral Home handling arrangements. He was born June 19, 1928, in Stillwater, OK, the eighth and youngest child of Charles and Ada Faye (Johnson) Ingersol.  He adored his parents…

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    Andrea P. Huff

    Andrea P. Huff News Staff Wed, 02/05/2020 – 16:00 In-page image(s) Body Andrea P. Huff passed away on February 1, 2020 at the age of 63. Strode Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. There are no services at this time. She was born in Enfield, Connecticut on September 6, 1956 to Charles and Jean (O’Brien) Paquette. She was married to David W. Huff on June 27, 1986 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. They were happily married for 34 years. She attended Bryant Culinary College in Rhode Island earning her Baker’s Certificate. Her education led her to own her own bakery in Thompson, Connecticut. She is a member of First Christian…

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    Jimmy Clayton Pappan

    Jimmy Clayton Pappan News Staff Wed, 02/05/2020 – 16:00 In-page image(s) Body Jimmy Clayton Pappan, Newkirk resident, died Friday morning, Jan. 31, 2020 at his home in the White Plume Addition. He was 78. The son of Forrest Leon Pappan and Velma Hazel (Landers) Pappan, Jimmy was born April 23, 1941 in Arkansas City. On June 14, 1948, when Jimmy was 7 years old, his mother and Daniel E. Davidson were married in Arkansas City. From this point on, Jimmy and Daniel considered themselves as father and son and developed a great love for each other. Jimmy received his education in Arkansas City. He dropped out of school when he…

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    Leona Marie Bell (Kelle)

    Leona Marie Bell (Kelle) News Staff Wed, 02/05/2020 – 16:00 In-page image(s) Body Leona Marie Bell (Kelle), 93, died on Thursday, January 30th in Harbor Springs, MI. Leona was a long-time resident of Moberly, MO. She was born on January 4, 1927, in Blackwell, to the late Walter and Martha (Reinking) Kelle. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to either Moberly Parks and Recreation, the Moberly Branch of the Little Dixie Regional Libraries or the Moberly Area Community College. A celebration of Leona’s life will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at Blackwell Cemetery, 3500 South Main Street in Blackwell, OK. Obituaries

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    Mildred Louise Wilson Smith

    Mildred Louise Wilson Smith News Staff Wed, 02/05/2020 – 16:00 In-page image(s) Body Mildred Louise Wilson Smith, 84, of Blackwell, passed away on January 31, 2020 in Stillwater. Mildred was born in McDonald County, Missouri on Easter Sunday, April 21, 1935, the daughter of Alvie Bray and Cecil (Pendergraft) Bray. She moved with her family to Blackwell in December 1951. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at the Blackwell Tabernacle, 1013 N. 9th, Blackwell, OK 74631 with Rev. Cliff Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Blackwell Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Blackwell Tabernacle, sent in c/o Roberts Funeral Home. Obituaries

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    Jackson Leroy Patrick

    Jackson Leroy Patrick News Staff Tue, 02/04/2020 – 15:02 In-page image(s) Body Jackson Leroy Patrick passed away on January 26, 2020, in Denver, CO. He was 83 years old. Jackson was born on October 24, 1936, in Blackwell, OK, to John and Maria Patrick. Jack was the youngest of seven children in the Patrick clan. After graduating from Blackwell High School in 1955, he went to work at the local zinc smelter. In his first year on the job, he was critically injured and nearly died in an industrial accident when he jumped into harm’s way to save a co-worker’s life. In 1962, he married the love of his life,…

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    Edna Louise (Marrs) Bishop

    Edna Louise (Marrs) Bishop News Staff Tue, 02/04/2020 – 15:02 In-page image(s) Body Edna Louise (Marrs) Bishop was born on April 28, 1932 on a farm near Pawnee Oklahoma. She grew up with her brothers and sisters, learning the value of hard work. She moved into town as a young girl and began working in a café. There she met the love of her life, Alfred William Bishop, or Junior, as he was known. They married on Christmas Eve, 1948, and were married for 67 years. They began their lives together on their own farm near Pawnee, but Alfred was called to serve his country in the Army during the…

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    June Maxcine Peckenpaugh

    June Maxcine Peckenpaugh News Staff Tue, 02/04/2020 – 15:02 In-page image(s) Body The Gates opened wide for June Maxcine Peckenpaugh who arrived at her Heavenly home on Sunday, February 2, 2020. She asked that no one cry at her passing but to say Hallelujah!, Hallelujah!, Hallelujah! Maxcine was born at her family home in Skedee, OK to John T. and Daisy B. Brown Harris on July 26, 1929. The youngest and only survivor of 4 children, Max-cine was preceded in death by her brother, Richard Harris and sisters, Mildred Jones and Esther Harris. Being the youngest, Max-cine said she was doted on. She got the best bites off everyone’s plates.…

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    Charles Sharp

    Charles Sharp News Staff Sat, 02/01/2020 – 17:05 In-page image(s) Body Charles “Nick” Sharp, longtime Ponca City resident, passed away Wednesday morning, January 29, 2020 with his loving family by his side. He was 92 years of age. Nick was born April 28, 1927 in Pawnee, OK to James Leonard Sharp and Bessie V. Richardson Sharp. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Monday in the Ponca City Free Will Baptist Church with Pastor Adam Phillips officiating. Interment will follow in the Odd Fellows Cemetery under the care of Grace Memorial Chapel of Ponca City. Visitation will be held 1p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, February 2, 2020 at Grace Memorial…

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    Barbara Ann Overman

    Barbara Ann Overman News Staff Fri, 01/31/2020 – 13:59 In-page image(s) Body Barbara Ann Overman died peacefully Monday, January 27, 2020. Barbara was 85 years old. Barbara was born April 16, 1934 at Topeka KS, the daughter of Walter Floyd & Beatrice Reust Barraclough. She graduated from Topeka High School in 1952 & married her High School sweetheart Darrell D. Overman in Fayetteville, AR & they established their first home in Topeka. Barbara began employment with Conoco in 1973 in Kansas City, MO as a clerk in the Retail Credit Center & retired in 1985. Barbara was a longtime member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Ponca City. She…

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    Tamara Leandra (White) Casner

    Tamara Leandra (White) Casner News Staff Fri, 01/31/2020 – 13:59 In-page image(s) Body Tamara Leandra (White) Casner, 33, of Ponca City, Oklahoma passed away January 26, 2020, at her home. Private family services will take place at a later date. Tamara was born on September 9, 1986, in Ponca City, to Donald Wayne White and Dianne Marie (Pedigo) Wright. Tamara grew up in Ponca City and married Bo Casner on July 28, 2009, in Newkirk, OK. Together, they had two children, Blake Ryan and Kinsey Shaye Casner. Tamara was a homemaker, and a loving mother and wife. She had a zest for life, loved four-wheeling and having a good time.…

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    Tamra Leandra (White) Casner

    Tamra Leandra (White) Casner News Staff Thu, 01/30/2020 – 14:28 In-page image(s) Body Tamara Leandra (White) Casner, 33, of Ponca City, Oklahoma passed away January 26, 2020, at her home. Private family services will take place at a later date. Tamara was born on September 9, 1986, in Ponca City, to Donald Wayne White and Dianne Marie (Pedigo) Wright. Tamara grew up in Ponca City and married Bo Casner on July 28, 2009, in Newkirk, OK. Together, they had two children, Blake Ryan and Kinsey Shaye Casner. Tamara was a homemaker, and a loving mother and wife. She had a zest for life, loved four-wheeling and having a good time.…

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    Norma Lueck

    Norma Lueck News Staff Wed, 01/29/2020 – 14:10 In-page image(s) Body Deaths Norma Lueck, 97, of Clearwater, Kan. and formerly of Newkirk, died Jan. 26, 2020 in Clearwater. The daughter of Perry and Mary (Kirkendall) Ironmonger, and born Aug. 25, 1922 in La Junta, Colo. Graveside services were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28 in the Newkirk Cemetery. Miller-Stahl Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements. Obituaries

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    Tonya Gaylene Morton (Krout)

    Tonya Gaylene Morton (Krout) News Staff Tue, 01/28/2020 – 14:08 In-page image(s) Body Tonya Gaylene Morton (Krout) left this world on January 22, 2020. She was born on April 29, 1965 to Dale and Carol Krout in Ponca City, Oklahoma. There, Tonya graduated from Ponca City High School and went on to receive her Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Development from Oklahoma State University. While attending OSU Tonya met her soul mate, Troy Morton. Tonya and Troy married in 1988 and built a beautiful and fun life together rarely doing anything separate from each other. They shared the same love for camping, traveling, gardening, cooking and spending every chance they…

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    Sandra Louise Lockwood

    Sandra Louise Lockwood News Staff Tue, 01/28/2020 – 14:08 In-page image(s) Body Sandra Louise Lockwood, longtime Newkirk resident, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2019 in the Stillwater Medical Center. She was 87. The daughter of Harold Sherman Cline and Cora Lucille (Allen) Cline, Sandra was born Dec. 29, 1932 in Newkirk. She grew up in Newkirk and on a ranch east of town. She received her early education in Newkirk Elementary School and Canadian Rural School when a horse was a mode of transportation to school. She then attended Newkirk High School, and in 1946-47 she rode the first school bus used by the Newkirk school system. She graduated from Newkirk…

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    Shon Matthew DeLodge

    Shon Matthew DeLodge News Staff Tue, 01/28/2020 – 14:08 In-page image(s) Body Shon Matthew DeLodge passed away Friday morning, January 24, 2020 at the age of 20 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He was born to Carl Freeman DeLodge and Roberta “Jean” Roy on November 4, 1999 in Ponca City, Oklahoma. Traditional Tribal Services will be held in Shon’s honor. His services will conclude Monday with the Noon Feast held at the Ponca Indian Cultural Center, followed by the Funeral at the Ponca Indian United Methodist Church and placement in the Ponca Indian Cemetery. Pastor Jim White will be presiding over the services. Pallbearers will be; Carl DeLodge, Sr, Carl “CJ”…

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    Brian Ray Elliott

    Brian Ray Elliott News Staff Tue, 01/28/2020 – 14:08 In-page image(s) Body Brian Ray Elliott, 56, Tulsa, was born on May 11, 1963 and died January 23, 2020. Services are scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 30 at 1 p.m. at the Abiding Harvest United Methodist Church in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. Interment will follow at the Bristow City Cemetery in Bristow, Oklahoma. Services are under the direction of Hutchins Maples Matherly Funeral Home – Bristow. Obituaries

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    Philip Smith

    Philip Smith News Staff Sat, 01/25/2020 – 16:52 In-page image(s) Body Philip Smith passed away the evening of January 22, 2020 from complications of lung cancer. He is survived by his children, Dr. Christopher Smith and Stephanie Barr, four grandchildren, his brother, Alfred Smith, and many cousins, nieces and nephews. He also had a deep connection with many members of the Ponca Tribe, his adopted family. Philip had a creative mind, a love for art and a passion for storytelling. He loved connecting with people through humor and by sharing his observations and insights about the world. While his professional life was spent in sales in the technology and financial…

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    Leila C. (Jones) Cooper

    Leila C. (Jones) Cooper News Staff Sat, 01/25/2020 – 16:52 In-page image(s) Body Leila C. (Jones) Cooper passed away at the age of 99 on January 20, 2020. She made Ponca City her home for the past eleven years after volunteer missionary work in Guatemala and Australia. She was born November 28, 1920 in Leicester, England and served in the Royal Air Force during WWII. During this time she met and married John L. Jones, Jr., a native of Charlottesville, Virginia. Together they raised five children: Clare B. Taylor of Seattle, Washington; Lindsay J. Jones of Ponca City, Oklahoma; Courtenay J. Jones of Williamsburg, Virginia; Yvette P. Moffitt of Cedar…

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    Ricky L. Meadows

    Ricky L. Meadows News Staff Sat, 01/25/2020 – 16:52 In-page image(s) Body Ricky L. Meadows died unexpectedly on Friday, Jan. 10 at his home in Riverside, Calif. He was 65 years old. He was born and raised in Ponca City. He lived in Oklahoma City, Colorado and Riverside, Calif. He was a territorial manager for Dun-Edwards and enjoyed life to the fullest. He will be so missed by his family and friends. He is preceded in death by his wife. He leaves behind two sons Richard Meadows and Jason Meadows, one step-son Sean Cochran. Four grandchildren Hannah Cochran, Kalab Meadows, Jessie Meadows and Hailey Meadows. Two brothers Gordon Meadows and…

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    Ruth Jean Pappan

    Ruth Jean Pappan News Staff Sat, 01/25/2020 – 16:52 In-page image(s) Body DERBY, Kan. — Ruth Jean Pappan, 93, passed away Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020. She was born August 20th, 1926 to Fred Prather and Gladys Stigleman Prather in Kildare, Oklahoma. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Jonsie Pappan; son, Bobby Jack Pappan; and three siblings. Ruth is survived by her Children, Jerry Pappan (Linda); Patty Pappan; grandchildren, Keven Pappan (Brandi), Brandi Hileman (Rob); five great-grandchildren; and numerous other family and friends. Visitation: Wednesday, January 29th, 2020, from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at Smith Mortuary, 1415 North Rock Road Derby, Kansas, with funeral service beginning at…