August, 1997 Memorials
 
 
 
 
NAME:        FLETCHER BRYAN GIVENS, AGE 101, LONGTIME STRINGTOWN RESIDENT.
 
BORN:    JULY  5, 1896 AT CENTER POINT, ARKANSAS TO JOHN BENJAMIN FRANKLIN AND CHARLOTT (BIZZELL) GIVENS.
 
PASSED AWAY:   FRIDAY,  AUGUST 1, 1997  AT HIS RESIDENCE IN STRINGTOWN, ok.
AGE:     101 YEARS   0  MONTHS      AND 26 DAYS.
 
EDUCATION:     ATTENDED SCHOOLS AT BACHE AND GRADUATED FROM STRINGTOWN.
 
MARRIED:     EDNA LYLE KEEL IN 1924 AT COALGATE, OK.
 
MILITARY:      U. S. ARMY AND A VETERAN OF WORLD WAR I.
 
OCCUPATION:    HE RETIRED IN 1960 FROM THE U.S. NAVEL AMMUNITION DEPOT WITH NEARLY 25 YEARS OF SERVICE.
 
CHURCH AFFILIATION:    HE WAS OF BAPTIST BELIEF AND WAS AFFILIATED WITH THE STRINGTOWN BAPTIST CHURCH FOR MANY YEARS. 
 
 
     SURVIVED BY
                                
CHILDREN:    FLETCHER B. “SKEET” GIVENS OF STRINGTOWN, OK.
                           JUNE AZELTON AND HUSBAND ARCH OF SALINAS, CA.
                           RICHARD “DICK” GIVENS OF SALINAS, CA.
                           JOAN KENNEDY OF STRINGTOWN, OK.
                           LaVERNE ABLES AND HUSBAND BOBBY OF WALTERS, OK. 
 
13 GRANDCHILDREN, 34 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN, 24 GREAT GREAT GRANDCHILDREN.
 
 
     PRECEDED IN DEATH BY
 
WIFE:    EDNA givens IN JANUARY 1987.
PARENTS:     JOHN B. AND CHARLOTT GIVENS.
SON:     BOBBY LEE GIVENS.
GRANDSON:    MICHAEL  GIVENS.
4 BROTHERS AND 2 SISTERS.
          
 
DATE OF SERVICES:    WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 6, 1997 AT 2:00 P.M. 
PLACE OF SERVICES:     STRINGTOWN BAPTIST CHURCH ~ STRINGTOWN, OK.
 
INTERMENT:     STRINGTOWN CEMETERY ~ STRINGTOWN, OK.
 
OFFICIATING:     REV. LOYD THOMPSON.
ASSISTING:     JIM KELLOGG.
 
CASKETBEARERS:     MIKE GUEST, JEREMY CHAFFIN, RICKY GIVENS, BRYAN GIVENS, TOMMY GIVENS, BILL ABLES, RONNIE ABLES, ROGER WOODS.
 
HONORARY CASKETBEARERS:    J. T. HEARD, JESS WILSON, SHORTY POWELL, JOHN WINTERS, BILL POTTS, MIKE MILLER, JIM WILKERSON, BUTCH FLEMING, DICK HEARD, LES THOMPSON AND GORDON HEAD.
 
 
 
 
NAME:      HULDA (REASONER) PAGE, AGE 82, LONGTIME ATOKA COUNTY RESIDENT.
BORN:    AUGUST 19, 1915 AT THURBER, ERATH COUNTY, TEXAS TO JOHN WILLIAM AND GEORGIA (MATTHEWS) REASONER.
 
PASSED AWAY:     FRIDAY  AUGUST 1, 1997 AT COLONIAL MANOR NURISNG HOME, ATOKA, OK.
AGE:     82 YEARS    11 MONTHS   AND    12 DAYS.
 
EDUCATION:     ATTENDED SCHOOLS  AT FLOYDADA, TEXAS.
 
MARRIED:     MARVIN PAGE ON MAY 1, 1945 AT ABILENE, TEXAS.
 
OCCUPATION:    WORKED IN FOOD SERVICE MANY YEARS.  SHE WORKED AT ATOKA HOSPITAL AND ATOKA SCHOOLS A NUMBER OF YEARS,  RETIRED IN 1990.
 
CHURCH AFFILIATION:      MEMBER OF HILLCREST BAPTIST CHURCH.
 
 
     SURVIVED BY
 
CHILDREN:      BEVERLY GAY HARTSELL AND HUSBAND SHERRY OF GILMER, TX.
                             JAY PAGE OF LUBBOCK, TX.
                           RAY PAGE AND WIFE SHIRLEY OF LANE, OK.
                           DICKY  PAGE AND WIFE LINDA OF ATOKA, OK.
 
GRANDCHILDREN:     SHEILA, CLAY, KATHRYN, TENNILLE, TATUM, TERAH, BRADLEY, CHRISTY, JASON, AND JUSTIN.
 
9  GREAT GRANDCHILDREN.
 
BROTHER:     LEAMON REASONER OF SLATON, TX.
 
SISTER:    POLLY BROWN OF CUSTER, OK.
 
 
     PRECEDED IN DEATH BY
 
HUSBAND:     MARVIN PAGE ON AUGUST 2, 1985.
PARENTS:   JOHN AND GEORGIA REASONER.
 
 
DATE OF SERVICES:      MONDAY, AUGUST 4, 1997 AT 10:00 A.M.
PLACE OF SERVICES:     BROWN’S FUNERAL CHAPEL ~ ATOKA, OK.
 
INTERMENT:     BUTLER CEMETERY ~ LANE, OK.
 
OFFICIATING:     REV. BRAD JONES.
 
PALLBEARERS:     PINKY BURKHALTER, BILL COBEN, JACK HUMPHREY, ARTHUR CREWS, LESTER BRADFORD, ROBERT FORAN, JUSTIN HUMPHREY.
 
 
 
 
NAME:      DODIE (GOODSON) WILSON, AGE 34, LONGTIME ATOKA COUNTY  RESIDENT.
 
BORN:    SEPTEMBER 2, 1862 AT RUIDOSO, NM TO BILLY WAYNE AND BILLIE FAYE (DAVIS) GOODSEN.
 
PASSED AWAY:   MONDAY,  AUGUST 11, 1997 FROM INJURIES RECeIVED IN AUTO ACCIDENT ON FOREST HILL RD EAST OF ATOKA.
AGE:     34  YEARS     11  MONTHS     AND    9 DAYS.
 
EDUCATION:     ATTENDED SCHOOLS AT ATOKA.
 
MARRIED:     JOHNNY MACK WILSON IN 1987 AT SHERMAN, TX.
 
OCCUPATION:    MEDICAL ASSISTANT.
 
CHURCH AFFILIATION:    MEMBER OF CHURCH OF CHRIST IN LANE, OK.
 
 
     SURVIVED BY
 
CHILDREN:      THOMAS CHANCE WILSON OF ATOKA, OK.
                           JON BRYAR WILSON OF ATOKA, OK.
 
PARENTS:     BILLY WAYNE AND BILLE FAYE GOODSON OF ATOKA, OK.
 
SISTERS:     STACY LYNN FARRELL OF GORE, OK.
                       MARSHA WAYNELL RECTOR AND HUSBAND JEFF OF ATOKA, OK.
 
GRANDMOTHER:     GRACE DAVIS OF ATOKA, OK.
 
FORMER HUSBAND:    JOHNNY MACK WILSON OF ATOKA, OK.
 
NIECE:   STORMY FARRELL OF GORE, OK.
 
NEPHEWS:     J. P. FARRELL AND DILLON BREWSTER.
 
MOTHER-IN-LAW:     CHARLOTTE WILSON OF ATOKA, OK.
 
 
     PRECEDED IN DEATH BY
 
GRANDFATHER:     JAKE DAVIS.
GRANDPARENTS:    CHARLIE AND EVA GOODSON.
          
 
DATE OF SERVICES:    THURSDAY,  AUGUST 14, 1997 AT 10:00 A.M.
PLACE OF SERVICES:     BROWN’S FUNERAL CHAPEL ~ ATOKA.. 
 
INTERMENT:     BUTLER CEMETERY ~ LANE, OK.
 
OFFICIATING:     LLOYD McELHANEY.
 
CASKETBEARERS:     RICKY HUNT, ROBERT COUSINS, ROBBY GRIMSLEY, BARNEY BILLY, PINKY BURKHALTER, RICK RECTOR.
 
HONORARY CASKETBEARERS:    HENRY HARBUCK, MCKINLEY CHEADLE, SHERMAN BLEDSOE, CLINT SUTTON.
 
 
 
 
NAME:      GARY LYNN MCCOY, AGE 26, OF ATOKA, OK.
 
BORN:      AUGUST 11, 1971 AT OKLAHOMA CITY TO O. W. MCCOY AND JO ANN (MCCULLAR) STEER.
 
PASSED AWAY:     MONDAY, AUGUST 11, 1997 AT ATOKA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL FROM INJURIES SUSTAINED IN A MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT.
AGE:     26  YEARS     0   MONTHS    AND    0  DAYS
 
EDUCATION:     ATTENDED BEGGS AND ATOKA SCHOOLS
 
MARRIED:     SHERRI COOPER ON JANUARY 12, 1996 AT HOPE, AR.
 
OCCUPATION:    GARY WAS A LINEMAN.
 
CHURCH AFFILIATION:    MEMBER OF FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER.
 
 
     SURVIVED BY
 
WIFE:    SHERRI MCCOY OF ATOKA, OK.
 
CHILDREN:      ROBBIE MCCOY OF ATOKA, OK.
                           TYLER MCCOY OF SHAWNEE, OK.
 
FATHER:      O. W. MCCOY AND WIFE PAULA OF BEGGS, OK.
                     JO ANN STEER AND HUSBAND LINNIE OF ATOKA, OK.
 
BROTHERS:    DENNIS BEACH AND WIFE JEAN OF ATOKA, OK.
                           JIMMY MCCOY AND WIFE BELINDA OF DURANT, OK.
 
SISTERS:     BETTY BEACH OF ATOKA, OK.
                       SANDRA HILDERBRAND AND HUSBAND SAM OF TULSA, OK.
 
CLOSE FRIEND:    CHRIS KNIGHT OF BEGGS, OK.
 
 
     PRECEDED IN DEATH BY
 
 
DATE OF SERVICES:    FRIDAY, AUGUST 15, 1997 AT 10:00 A.M.
PLACE OF SERVICES:     BROWN’S FUNERAL CHAPEL ~ ATOKA, OK.
 
GRAVESIDE COMMITTAL SERVICE:     FRIDAY, AUGUST 15, 1997 AT 2:30 P..M.
INTERMENT:   BERA CEMETERY ~ HARMONY, OK.
 
OFFICIATING:     REV. DUARD JUSTUS.
ASSISTING:   REV. HERSHELL JUSTUS.
 
CASKETBEARERS:   JIMMY WILLIAMS, DODD DUNCAN, ROGER BROWN, MICHAEL MCCULLAR, CHRIS KNIGHT, JEREMY BREWSTER, BRENT HENRY, JIMMY ISBELL.
 
HONORARY CASKETBEARERS:    JEREMY DOYAL MILLER, JERRY DON MCCOY, CHRIS MCCOY.
 
 
 
 
NAME:      RUBY MAY (SHIRES) CHAFFIN,  AGE 96, A LONGTIME ATOKA COUNTY RESIDENT.
 
BORN:    DECEMBER 7, 1900 AT GORDONVILLE, TEXAS TO JACOB WALTER AND MATTIE ANN (LINDSY) SHIRES.
 
PASSED AWAY:     WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 13, 1997 AT ATOKA COLONIAL MANOR NURSING HOME.
AGE:     96  YEARS     8 MONTHS     AND    8 DAYS.
 
EDUCATION:     ATTENDED SCHOOLS AT GORDONVILLE, TEXAS.
 
MARRIED:     GARVIN CHAFFIN ON OCTOBER 10, 1920.
 
OCCUPATION:    FARMER, RANCHER, AND HOUSEWIFE.
 
CHURCH AFFILIATION:      MEMBER OF SOUTHSIDE BAPTIST CHURCH IN ATOKA.
 
RUBY HAD PREVIOUSLY BEEN A RESIDENT OF MARSHALL COUNTY BEfoRE MOVING TO CADDO IN THE 1940’S. SHE WAS A MEMBER OF THE HOMEMAKERS EXTENSION CLUB FOR OVER 50 YEARS.
 
 
     SURVIVED BY
 
CHILDREN:    BILLY H. CHAFFIN OF ATOKA, OK.
                           MAXINE HOOVER OF TEXAS.
                           LORENE HARRISON OF ATOKA, OK.
                           PAULINE RICHARDS AND HUSBAND GORDON OF ARDEN HILLS, MN.
 
11 GRANDCHILDREN,  SEVERAL GREAT GRANDCHILDREN.
 
BROTHER:     BUSTER SHIRES AND WIFE SCOTTY OF ENID, OK.
 
AUNT:    LOUISE WADLINGTON OF TISHOMINGO, OK.
 
 
     PRECEDED IN DEATH BY
 
PARENTS:     JACOB AND MATTIE ANN SHIRES.
HUSBAND:     GARVIN CHAFFIN IN 1973.
3 SISTERS.
2 BROTHERS.
  
 
DATE OF SERVICES:    SATURDAY,  AUGUST 16, 1997 AT 10:00 A.M.
PLACE OF SERVICES:     BROWN’S FUNERAL CHAPEL ~  ATOKA.
 
INTERMENT:     WOODBERRY FOREST CEMETERY ~ MADILL, OK.
 
OFFICIATING:     REV. LOYD THOMPSON.
ASSISTING:     REV. TOM HARGRAVE.
 
CASKETBEARERS:   PERRY RAY, TINKER RAY, RAY CARROLL, GLEN CARROLL, JERRIL BETTS, KENNETH WILLIAMS.
 
HONORARY CASKETBEARER:   RICHARD BETTS.
 
 
 
 
NAME:      THOMAS RAY RICHARDSON, AGE 37, OF OKLAHOMA CITY - FORMER BENTLEY AREA RESIDENT.
 
BORN:    OCTOBER 12, 1959 AT ATOKA, OK TO JAMES “RAY” AND ARLENE (HORTON) RICHARDSON.
 
PASSED AWAY:     SATURDAY, AUGUST 16 1997 AT HIS OKLAHOMA CITY RESIDENCE FROM SMOKE INHALATION IN APARTMENT FIRE.
AGE:     37 YEARS    10 MONTHS     AND     4 DAYS
 
EDUCATION:     ATTENDED OKLAHOMA CITY SCHOOLS.
 
MARRIED:     ANNETTE RIOS ON AUGUST 21, 1978 AT OKLAHOMA CITY.
 
OCCUPATION:    HE WAS EMPLOYED WITH FACTORY DIRECT MATTRESS COMPANY.
 
CHURCH AFFILIATION:    BAPTIST FAITH.
 
 
     SURVIVED BY
 
SONS:    THOMAS LOUIE RICHARDSON OF OKAHOMA CITY.
                 LONNIE RAY RICHARDSON OF OKLAHOMA CITY.
 
FATHER:    JAMES “RAY” RICHARDSON OF HARMONY, OK.
 
MOTHER:    ARLENE (HORTON) WHITTENBERG OF BLANCHARD, OK.
 
GRANDPARENTS:    JAMES AND DOROTHY RICHARDSON OF BENTLEY, OK.
 
FORMER WIFE:     ANNETTE RICHARDSON OF OKLAHOMA CITY.
 
BROTHERS:    STEPHEN RAY RICHARDSON OF HUBBARD, TX.
                           MARION RAY RICHARDSON OF ATOKA, OK.
                           ARNOLD MCBEE OF BLANCHARD, OK.
                           JACKIE MCBEE OF CADDO, OK.
                           BILLY WHITTENBERG OF DURANT, OK.
 
SISTERS:     VICKIE LYNN ROBERTSON OF SEAGOVILLE, TX.
                       DEBBIE WHITTENBERG OF YUKON, OK.
                       JAN BURGE OF OKLAHOMA CITY.
                       JACKIE TARR OF PONCA CITY, OK.
 
AUNT:    THELMA RICHARDSON OF CANEY, OK.
 
 
     PRECEDED IN DEATH BY
 
GRANDMOTHER:     GEORGIA RICHARDSON SMITH.
STEPFATHER:    ART WHITTENBERG.
 
 
DATE OF SERVICES:    TUESDAY, AUGUST 19, 1997 AT 2:00 P.M.
PLACE OF SERVICES:     BENTLEY BAPTIST CHURCH ~ BENTLEY, OK.
 
INTERMENT:     BENTLEY CEMETERY ~ BENTLEY, OK.
 
OFFICIATING:     REV. RICHARD MAGBY.
 
CASKETBEARERS:     ARNOLD MCBEE, JACKIE MCBEE, KELLY DRENNAN, BEN BREEDEN, ROY OVERSTREET, ORZELL, ROB, JOHN ALLEN, CORY.
 
 
 
 
NAME:      ROSIE ELLEN (SANDERS) PAGE, AGE 75, OF STRINGTOWN, OKLAHOMA.
 
BORN:    OCTOBER 17, 1921 AT DAISY, OK TO BEILER M. AND CYNTHIE (TALLY) SANDERS.
 
PASSED AWAY:   SUNDAY, AUGUST 17, 1997 AT HER RESIDENCE.
AGE:     75 YEARS      10  MONTHS    AND      0 DAYS
 
EDUCATION:     ATTENDED GOSS SCHOOL NEAR DAISY AND ADELL SCHOOL IN PUSHMATAHA COUNTY.
 
MARRIED:     CLARENCE ALBERT PAGE ON MAY 22, 1936 AT DAISY.
 
OCCUPATION:    SHE WAS A HOUSEWIFE AND ALSO WORKED IN A SHIPYARD IN WASHINGTON.
 
CHURCH AFFILIATION:    MEMBER OF STRINGTOWN ASSEMBLY OF GOD.
 
 
     SURVIVED BY
 
CHILDREN:    C. E. PAGE AND WIFE BETTY OF MODESTO, CA.
                           VIOLA LOUISE ROBERTS AND HUSBAND JOHN OF STRINGTOWN, OK.
                           CHESTER HOWARD PAGE AND WIFE KAREN OF OAKLAND, OR.
                           SHIRLEY ANN LANSDALE AND HUSBAND LAMAR OF ATOKA, OK.
                           WANDA SUE GOODELL OF ROSEBURG, OR.
                           CARL RAY PAGE AND WIFE SHIRLEY OF STRINGTOWN, OK.
 
13 GRANDCHILDREN,  22 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN, 1 GREAT GREAT GRANDDAUGHTER.
 
BROTHER:   OTIS “BILL” SANDERS AND WIFE ALICE OF STRINGTOWN, OK.
                         MARVIN SANDERS AND WIFE LOU OF OLIVEHURST, CA.
 
 
     PRECEDED IN DEATH BY
 
HUSBAND:     CLARENCE PAGE ON MARCH 2, 1989..
SISTERS:     ALPHA HUTSON, MYRTLE SLAVENS, AND REEDER HOLBROOK.
BROTHERS:    FRED AND LUTHER SANDERS.
GRANDSON:    PHILLIP LOGUE.
 
 
DATE OF SERVICES:    WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20, 1997 AT 2:00 P.M.
PLACE OF SERVICES:     BROWN’S FUNERAL CHAPEL ~ ATOKA, OK.
 
INTERMENT:     MOUNTAIN HOME CEMETERY ~ DAISY, OK.
 
OFFICIATING:   REV. VIRGIL PATTON.
 
CASKETBEARERS:     ROBBIE KILPATRICK, KENT HUTSON, RON STOUT, C. H. ISOM, ROGER HUTSON, LAWRENCE KELLY, RICK ISOM.
 
HONORARY CASKETBEARERS:    BILLY JOE HUTSON, FRANK PAGE, BUDDY HUTSON, SONNY HUTSON, T.D. HUTSON, HERMAN HUTSON, BLAINE HOLSTINE, RANDY HUTSON, SAM HUTSON, DAVID PAGE, TOMMY ISOM.
 
 
 
 
NAME:      BENJAMIN DAVID NEW, AGE 81, OF LANE, LIFELONG ATOKA COUNTY RESIDENT.
 
BORN:    APRIL 19, 1928 AT LANE, OKLAHOMA TO GEORGE WILLIAM AND MAMIE (MAXEY) NEW.
 
PASSED AWAY:     SUNDAY, AUGUST 17, 1997 AT ATOKA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL.
AGE:     81 YEARS    11  MONTHS    AND   14 DAYS.
 
EDUCATION:     ATTENDED  LANE SCHOOL AND GRADUATED FROM ATOKA HIGH SCHOOL.
 
MARRIED:     FARRIE MAE GAIL ON DECEMBER 8, 1940 AT DARWIN, OK.
LATER MARRIED:     KATHRYN HACKER.
 
OCCUPATION:    OVER 40 YEARS OF SERVICE WITH U. S. POSTAL SERVICE AS MAIL CARRIER AT LANE, OK.
 
CHURCH AFFILIATION:      MEMBER OF LANE BAPTIST CHURCH.
 
HE SERVED HIS COUNTRY IN THE U. S. ARMY DURING WORLD WAR II AND WAS A LIFEMEMBER OF THE DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS, CHAPTER 60.
 
 
     SURVIVED BY
 
DAUGHTER:    CATHERINE BOOTH OF LANE, OK.
 
GRANDCHILDREN:     PEGGY BOOTH OF EARLSBORO, OK.
                                         PAMELA BOOTH OF LANE, OK. 
                                         JOSH BOOTH OF LANE, OK.
 
GREAT GRANDCHILDREN:     BENJAMIN SUMMEY OF ATOKA, OK.
                                                         VIRGIE MAE COCHAN OF EARLBORO, OK.
                                                         EMILY SUE COCHRAN OF EARLSBORO, OK.
                                                         CHANCE ALLEN GLOVER OF LANE, OK.
                                                         DESTINY BOOTH OF SHERMAN, TX.
 
SISTER:    SYLVIA FULLER OF LANE, OK.
                   THEDA BELL MOORE OF NORMAN, OK.
 
 
     PRECEDED IN DEATH BY
 
WIFE:    FARRIE MAE NEW ON FEBRUARY 11, 1986.
SECOND WIFE:     KATHRYN NEW IN 1993.
BROTHER:   JAMES NEW.
SON-IN-LAW:    RANDEL BOOTH IN FEBRUARY, 1997.
        
 
DATE OF SERVICES:    TUESDAY, AUGUST 19, 1997 AT 10:00 A.M.
PLACE OF SERVICES:     LANE BAPTIST CHURCH ~ LANE, OK.
 
INTERMENT:     BUTLER CEMETERY ~ LANE, OK.
 
OFFICIATING:     REV. BRAD JONES.
 
CASKETBEARERS:   LESTER BRADFORD, BUDDY DUNLAP, SHERMAN BLEDSOE, GEORGE NEILSON, HOLLIS YOUNG, BILL HACKER.
 
 
 
 
NAME:      TERRY NEAL, AGE 45, LONGTIME ATOKA RESIDENT.
 
BORN:    DECEMBER 21, 1951 AT STRINGTOWN, OK  TO CLEVELAND AND GRACIE MAE (MANNING) NEAL
 
PASSED AWAY:     MONDAY, AUGUST 18, 1997 AT ATOKA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
AGE:     45  YEARS     7 MONTHS   AND    27 DAYS
 
EDUCATION:     ATTENDED STRINGTOWN SCHOOLS
 
MARRIED:     LOTTIE KAY SUTTER ON APRIL 14, 1978 IN TUSHKA, OK.
 
OCCUPATION:    LIEUTENANT WITH OKLAHOMA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AT MACK ALFORD.
 
CHURCH AFFILIATION:    METHODIST FAITH, ATTENDED MILES CHAPEL.
 
 
     SURVIVED BY
 
WIFE:    LOTTIE KAY NEAL OF THE HOME IN ATOKA, OK.
 
CHILDREN:    GERALD NEAL OF ATOKA, OK.
                         TIFFANY ELAINE NEAL OF DURANT, OK.
                         REGINALD NEAL OF ADA, OK.
                         LINDA TYLENE NEAL OF ATOKA, OK.
 
GRANDCHILDREN:     DEVON’ MARQUIS NEAL OF ADA, OK.
                                         HOUSTON JAWAUN NEAL OF ATOKA, OK.
 
MOTHER:    GRACIE NEAL OF STRINGTOWN, OK.
 
BROTHERS:      JOE WASHINGTON AND WIFE ALBERTA OF KANSAS CITY, MO.
                             CLIFFORD NEAL OF STRINGTOWN, OK.
                             MERRITT NEAL OF KANSAS CITY, MO.
                             RICKY NEAL AND WIFE MELONY OF PLANO, TX.
                             CHESTER RAY NEAL OF STRINGTOWN, OK.
 
SISTERS:     DIANNA FRANKLIN AND HUSBAND LEON OF OKLAHOMA CITY, OK.
                       PATSY JONES AND HUSBAND CLARENCE OF ATOKA, OK.
 
 
     PRECEDED IN DEATH BY
 
FATHER:    CLEVELAND NEAL.
SISTER:    ROSE BURRIS.
BROTHER:     STAFFORD CLEVELAND NEAL, JR. 
 
 
DATE OF SERVICES:    SATURDAY, AUGUST 23, 1997 AT 1:00 P.M.
PLACE OF SERVICES:     BROWN’S FUNERAL CHAPEL ~ ATOKA, OK.
 
INTERMENT:     WELLS STREET CEMETERY ~ STRINGTOWN, OK.
 
OFFICIATING:   REV. GERALD STEPHENS.
 
CASKETBEARERS:   JERRY VINSON, CURTIS WASHINGTON, LEWIS McGEE, EDWARD McGEE, GENE McGEE, U. L. WASHINGTON, WALLACE McGEE, PHILLIP MILLER, T. R. NELSON, KEITH DEWITT, PHILLIPS MILAM, ANTHONY CLAYTON, JIMMY SMITH.
 
FLOWER BEARERS:    ANN SMITH, NANCY ROBINSON, LORETTA SMITH, BARBARA JACKSON, MATTIE NICHOLS.
 
 
 
 
NAME:      WESLEY DALE WILSON, AGE 46, LIFELONG RESIDENT OF ATOKA COUNTY, OK.
 
BORN:    NOVEMBER 19, 1950 AT LANE, OK TO HOLLY B. AND DOLLY D. (OVERSTREET) WILLEBY.
 
PASSED AWAY:     TUESDAY, AUGUST 19, 1997 AT THE ATOKA RESERVOIR.
AGE:     46  YEARS   9  MONTHS     AND   0  DAYS 
 
EDUCATION:     ATTENDED LANE AND ATOKA SCHOOLS.
 
MARRIED:     DALE WAS NEVER MARRIED.
 
OCCUPATION:    BRICK LAYER HELPER AND FARM HAND.
 
CHURCH AFFILIATION:    MEMBER OF LANE PENTECOSTAL CHURCH.
 
 
     SURVIVED BY
 
BROTHERS:      LARRY BOOKER OF GODLEY, TX.
                           CECIL WILSON AND WIFE DEBBIE OF ATOKA, OK.
                           CURTIS WILSON AND WIFE COLETTE OF STRINGTOWN, OK.
 
SISTERS:     MARIE GOINS OF WALLA WALLA, WA.
                       DOROTHY WALKER AND HUSBAND BOB OF CANEY, OK.
                       LOUISE SULLIVAN AND HUSBAND ROBERT OF CANEY, OK.
                       JOANN MARLEY OF DURANT, OK.
                       JANIS SLOCUM AND HUSBAND MERLE OF CORVALIS, OR.
                       BERNICE BOLIC AND HUSBAND EDDIE OF REDMOND, OR.
 
 
     PRECEDED IN DEATH BY
 
PARENTS:     HOLLY AND DOLLY WILSON.
BROTHER:     KENNETH BOOKER.
 
 
DATE OF SERVICES:    FRIDAY, AUGUST 22, 1997 AT 3:00 P.M.
PLACE OF SERVICES:     BROWN’S FUNERAL CHAPEL ~ ATOKA, OK.
 
INTERMENT:     WESTVIEW CEMETERY ~ ATOKA, OK.
 
OFFICIATING:   REV. DUARD JUSTUS.
 
CASKETBEARERS:   JERRY STILES, TONY STILES, MIKE STILES, DAN CAMP, JIM BOB CHAPPELL, RAYMOND WILSON.
 
HONORARY CASKETBEARERS:    HAROLD CASE, BUD WILLIAMSON, ROGER WILSON.
 
 
 
 
NAME:    MARIE (VAUGHAN) RALLS, AGE 91, LONGTIME ATOKA RESIDENT.
 
BORN:    DECEMBER 9, 1905 AT MONTICELLO, KENTUCKY TO J. MARVIN AND MINNIE O. (STOKES) VAUGHAN.
 
PASSED AWAY:     TUESDAY, AUGUST 19, 1997 AT COLONIAL LIVING CENTER IN ATOKA.
AGE:     91 YEARS     8  MONTHS    AND     10  DAYS.
 
EDUCATION:     ATTENDED SCHOOL IN WESTERN KENTUCKY.
 
MARRIED:   JOSEPH G. RALLS ON JULY 25, 1929 AT BOWLING GREEN, KENTUCKY.
 
OCCUPATION:    HOUSEWIFE.
 
church affiliation:    MEMBER OF FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, PIONEER CLUB, and YELLOW ROSE GARDEN CLUB.
 
 
     SURVIVED BY
 
DAUGHTER:    BETTY R. HOWARD AND HUSBAND ROY OF MERIDIANVILLE, AL.
 
GRANDSON:    CLAY HOWARD AND WIFE JANET OF HARVEST, AL.
 
GRANDDAUGHTER:     HOLLY GRIMSTEAD AND HUSBAND STEVE OF WICHITA FALLS, TX.
 
GREAT GRANDSONS:     TYLER AND NICHOLAS HOWARD BOTH OF HARVEST, AL.
 
GREAT GRANDDAUGHTERS:    JESSICA AND TORI GRIMSTEAD BOTH OF WICHITA FALLS, TX.
 
SISTERS:     ELIZABETH CLIFTON OF LOUISVILLE, KY.
                       LILLIAN HARGROVE OF LOUISVILLE, KY.
 
 
     PRECEDED IN DEATH BY
 
HUSBAND:     JOE RALLS ON JANUARY 5, 1970.
PARENTS:     MARVIN AND MINNIE VAUGHAN.
BROTHER:     C. M. VAUGHAN.
  
 
DATE OF SERVICES:    FRIDAY, AUGUST 22, 1997 AT 1:00 P.M.
PLACE OF SERVICES:     BROWN’S FUNERAL CHAPEL ~ ATOKA, OK.
 
INTERMENT:     WEST VIEW CEMETERY ~ ATOKA, OK.
 
OFFICIATING:     REV. GLEN THOMASON.
 
CASKETBEARERS:   GENE VIETTA, PERRY RAY, CHARLES McCALL, REID MAYFIELD, SHERMAN BLEDSOE, MIKE RALLS, JACK PARKER, BILL MOORE.
 
HONORARY CASKETBEARERS:    BARNEY McCALL, J. A. DOWLIN, BROWN WYRICK, JOHN WINTERS.
 
 
 
 
NAME:      BUFORD “BO”  GREENWOOD, AGE 80, LIFE LONG  ATOKA RESIDENT.
 
BORN:      MARCH 13, 1917 AT ATOKA, OK TO  HENRY P.  AND BLANCHE (BAILEY) GREENWOOD.
 
PASSED AWAY:     TUESDAY, AUGUST 19, 1997 AT HOLDENVILLE REGIONAL HOSPITAL.
AGE:     80 YEARS    5  MONTHS    6  DAYS.
 
EDUCATION:     ATTENDED DUNBAR SCHOOLS IN ATOKA
 
OCCUPATION:    HE WAS A CUSTODIAN AT THE BUS TERMINAL IN ATOKA FOR MANY YEARS.
 
 
     SURVIVED BY
 
SON:     BUFORD GREENWOOD JR. AND WIFE CAROLYN OF DENISON, TX.
 
5 GRANDCHILDREN, 11 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN.
 
SISTERS:     NADINE BROOKS AND HUSBAND LEONARD OF ATOKA, OK.
                       DELOIS GREENWOOD OF ATOKA, OK.
 
BROTHERS:    JACK GREENWOOD OF ATOKA, OK.
                           JOE BILL GREENWOOD AND WIFE WILLIE MAE OF ATOKA, OK
 
 
DATE OF SERVICES:    THURSDAY, AUGUST 21, 1997 AT 2:00 P.M.
PLACE OF SERVICES:     GRAVESIDE SERVICES.
 
INTERMENT:     GREEN HILLS CEMETERY  ~ ATOKA, OK.
 
OFFICIATING:     TOMMY LEE HARRISON.
 
 
 
 
NAME:      LORENE J. (ALLEN) KOCHER, AGE 73, OF PARIS, TEXAS, FORMERLY OF ATOKA COUNTY.
 
BORN:    JANUARY 14, 1924 AT ATOKA, OK TO JAMES FRANKLIN ALLEN AND MATTIE ANN (DARST) ALLEN.
 
PASSED AWAY:     THURSDAY, AUGUST 21, 1997 AT HER RESIDENCE IN PARIS, TX.
AGE:     73 YEARS      7 MONTHS       7 DAYS.
 
EDUCATION:     ATTENDED ATOKA SCHOOLS.
 
MARRIED:     CHARLES A. KOCHER ON NOVEMBER 20, 1963 AT LAS VEGAS, NV.
 
OCCUPATION:    OWNED AND OPERATED GIFT SHOPS IN LONG BEACH AND SANTA MONICA, CA.
 
 
     SURVIVED BY
 
BROTHER:     DONALD RAYMOND ALLEN AND WIFE BERTHA OF TEMPE, AZ.
 
STEPCHILDREN:    CHARLES KOCHER, JR. OF PARKER, CO.
                                     JAMIE KOCHER OF HAWAII.
                                     VICKIE KOCHER OF NEW YORK.
                                     DONNA CAVALIER OF SIMI VALLEY, CA.
 
NIECES:    BARBARA SCAMP OF ATOKA, OK.
                     BETTY LORENSEN OF DENISON, TX.
                     DEBBIE HALL OF ATOKA, OK.
                     DONNA WESTBROOK OF ST. LOUIS, MO.
                     SANDY SMITH OF DUNCAN, OK.
                     GERI BARCUS OF PHOENIX, AZ.
                     DONNA GOODMAN OF SHILOH, AZ.
 
NEPHEWS:     KENNETH TINNEY OF BUCKEYE, AZ.
                         COY TINNEY OF STRINGTOWN, OK.
                         BILL TINNEY OF ATOKA, OK.
                         GARY TINNEY OF BUCKEYE, AZ.
                         DONNIE ALLEN OF ATOKA, OK.
                         JACK HILL OF HUGO, OK.
 
STEP GRANDCHILDREN:    LINDSEY AND ALEX KOCHER OF PARKER, CO.
                                                     LISA AND TODD CAVALIER OF SIMI VALLEY, CA.
 
GREAT AUNT:      MAE DARST OF OKLAHOMA CITY.
 
GOD CHILD:     EDDIE SMITH.
 
 
     PRECEDED IN DEATH BY
 
HUSBAND:     CHARLES KOCHER ON MARCH 20, 1985.
PARENTS:     JAMES AND MATTIE ALLEN.
BROTHER:     LEWIS ALLEN.
SISTERS:     JEWELL CATES, JUANITA TINNEY, AND WANDA HILL.
 
 
DATE OF SERVICES:    MONDAY, AUGUST 25, 1997 AT 10:00 A.M.
PLACE OF SERVICES:     NEW ZION METHODIST CHURCH.
 
INTERMENT:     NEW ZION CEMETERY ~ ATOKA COUNTY.
 
OFFICIATING:     REV. JAMES CROWSON.
 
CASKETBEARERS:   CHARLES KOCHER, ALEX KOCHER, RYAN HALL, TOM WESTBROOK, DONNIE ALLEN, BILL TINNEY.
 
HONORARY CASKETBEARERS:    COY TINNEY, CLIFF DARST.
 
 
 
 
NAME:      EDITH RACHEL (WESLEY) ROBERTSON, AGE 77, OF ATOKA, OK.
 
BORN:    MARCH 14, 1920 AT DAISY, OKLAHOMA TO ISSAC AND SALLY MAE (BYINGTON) WESLEY.
 
PASSED AWAY:   SUNDAY, AUGUST 24, 1997  AT ATOKA COLONIAL MANOR NURSING HOME.
AGE:     77 YEARS    5  MONTHS    AND     10 DAYS.
 
EDUCATION:     ATTENDED  REDDEN AND DAISY  SCHOOLS.
 
MARRIED:     SUTTERFIELD ROBERTSON IN 1945 AT FT. SMITH, AR.
 
OCCUPATION:      HOUSEWIFE.
 
CHURCH AFFILIATION:    CHURCH OF CHRIST.
 
EDITH WAS RAISED IN THE DAISY AND REDDEN AREA.   she LIVED IN CALIFORNIA MANY YEARS AND MOVED BACK TO ATOKA IN 1974.
 
 
     SURVIVED BY
 
SON:   J. D. ROBERTSON OF ATOKA, OK.
 
GRANDCHILDREN:     LISA SEXTON OF BORON, CA.
                                         LUCAS ROBERTSON OF ROSAMOND, CA.
 
GREAT GRANDCHILD:    CASHE SEXTON OF BORON, CA.
 
SISTERS:     MAUDIE JO GRAHAM OF DURANT, OK.
                     VERA LOUISE AARON OF IRVING, TX.
 
BROTHER:   CHARLES RAY WESLEY OF DALLAS, TX.
 
 
     PRECEDED IN DEATH BY
 
HUSBAND:     SUTTERFIELD ROBERTSON IN 1974.
PARENTS:     ISSAC AND SALLY WESLEY.
DAUGHTER:      EDITH JEAN ROBERTSON.
BROTHERS:    HENRY AND JAMES WESLEY.
SISTER:      EVELYN SANDERS.
  
 
DATE OF SERVICES:    WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27, 1997 AT 10:00 A.M.
PLACE OF SERVICES:     BROWN’S FUNERAL CHAPEL ~ ATOKA, OK.
 
INTERMENT:     REDDEN CEMETERY ~ STRINGTOWN-DAISY, OK.
 
OFFICIATING:     JIM AYERS.
 
CASKETBEARERS:   BUD WILLIAMSON.
 
 
 
 
NAME:      KARL FREDRICK OTTE, AGE 81 OF ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI.
 
BORN:      FEBRUARY 2, 1915 AT ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI TO GUSTAVE B. AND NELLIE (FORSTER) OTTE.
 
PASSED AWAY:     MONDAY, AUGUST 25, 1997 AT ATOKA CARE CENTER NURSING HOME.
AGE:     81 YEARS    11 MONTHS     0 DAYS.
 
EDUCATION:     ATTENDED SCHOOL AT BRECKENRIDGE IN SAVANNAH, MO.
 
MARRIED:     KATHERINE STOUFFER AT ST. JOSEPH, MO.
                       ELIZABETH B. PANKAU ON NOVEMBER 11, 1988 AT ST. JOSEPH, MO.
 
OCCUPATION:    FARMER AND TRUCK DRIVER.
 
CHURCH AFFILIATION:    LONGTIME MEMBER OF ST. JOSPEH LUTHERAN CHURCH AND MOST RECENTLY, MEMBER OF EBENEZER UNITED METHODIST CHURCH IN ST. JOSEPH.
 
 
   SURVIVED BY
 
WIFE:    ELIZABETH otte OF THE HOME IN ST. JOSEPH, mo.
 
DAUGHTERS:     JOYCE HANKINS OF ELWOOD, KS.
                               SUSAN SYBERT OF ST. JOSEPH, MO.
                               LUCILLE LAWRENCE OF IDAHO.
 
STEPCHILDREN:      LINDA FAULKENBERRY AND HUSBAND JOHNNY OF ATOKA, OK.
                                     STAN PANKAU AND WIFE DEBORAH OF ST. JOSEPH, MO.
                                     ALLEN CHAMBERLAIN AND WIFE SHIRLEY OF HAWKINS, TX.
                                     CLEVE CHAMBERLAIN AND WIFE LINDA OF ARLINGTON, TX.
                                     CHARLES CHAMBERLAIN AND WIFE CAROLYN OF SEATTLE, WA.
 
SISTER:    HILDA ARHDEKIN OF AGENCY, MO.
 
NEPHEWS:     VIRGIL ARCHDEKIN AND WIFE SHERYL OF AGENCY, MO.
                         TOM ARCHDEKIN AND WIFE PATTY OF ST. JOSEPH, MO.
                         JERRY ARCHDEKIN AND WIFE JOY OF AGENCY, MO.
 
NIECE:     CAROLYN BROWN AND HUSBAND JERRY OF AGENCY, MO.
 
MANY GRANDCHILDREN, GREAT GRANDCHILDREN, STEP GRANDCHILDREN, AND OTHER RELATIVES.
 
 
     PRECEDED IN DEATH BY
 
FIRST WIFE:    KATHERINE otte IN 1978.
PARENTS:     GUSTAVE AND NELLIE OTTE.
SISTERS:     LUCILLE OTTE AND MILDRED IMMEL.
 
 
DATE OF SERVICES:    SUNDAY, JANUARY 5, 1997 AT 2:00 P.M.
PLACE OF SERVICES:   ST. JOSEPH MEMORIAL PARK CHAPEL ~ ST. JOSPEH, MO.
 
INTERMENT:   ENTOMBED AT ST. JOSEPH MEMORIAL PARK MAUSOLEUM ~ ST. JOSEPH, MO.
 
OFFICIATING:     REV. ROGER KEESLING OF EBENEZER UNITED METHODIST CHURCH ~ ST. JOSEPH, MO.
 
CASKETBEARERS:     VIRGIL ARCHDEKIN, JERRY ARCHDEKIN, TOM ARCHDEKIN, JERRY BROWN, JARRETT ARCHDEKIN, KYLE ARCHDEKIN.
 
 
 
 
NAME:    JANET (pronounced Janette) LORENE (ELLISON) NUTTER, AGE 66 OF CANEY, OK.
 
BORN:  JANUARY 3, 1931 AT QUINLAN, OKLAHOMA TO THOMAS ELLERT AND GEORGETTE EMILIENNE (FLORENTINE) ELLISON.
 
PASSED AWAY:     MONDAY, AUGUST 25, 1997 AT ATOKA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL.
AGE:     66 YEARS     7 MONTHS    22 DAYS.
 
EDUCATION:     ATTENDED  SCHOOLS AT QUINLAN AND MOORELAND GRADUATED FROM MOORELAND HIGH SCHOOL IN 1949.
 
MARRIED:     JIMMIE FRANK NUTTER ON MAY 28, 1950 AT BUFFALO, OK.
 
OCCUPATION:    HOUSEWIFE AND FARMER.
 
SHE LIVED IN CANEY MANY YEARS, WAS METHODIST FAITH AND WAS VERY ACTIVE IN THE CANEY FFA BOOSTER CLUB AND THE RODEO. SHE WAS A MEMBER OF THE COFFE CUP AND 55 CLUB BOWLING TEAMS.
 
 
     SURVIVED BY
 
CHILDREN:      RITA WINGFIELD AND HUSBAND ROBERT OF CADDO, OK.
                           LARRY NUTTER AND WIFE PAM OF CANEY, OK.
                           FRANK NUTTER AND WIFE PATRICIA OF CANEY, OK.
                           JANICE GALARZA OF BIXBY, OK.
 
SISTERS:     ALBERTA STINE OF MOORELAND, OK.
                       NORMA EDSON OF MOORELAND, OK.
 
BROTHERS:    JACK ELLISON OF MIDLAND, TX.
                           ROGER ELLISON OF MOORELAND, OK.
 
GRANDCHILDREN:     ROBERT WINGFIELD III, LARRY NUTTER JR., WADE NUTTER, EDDIE JOHNSON, CHACHI GALARZA, KARI FOWLER, KIMBERLY NUTTER, KAYLA NUTTER, AND PAIGE NUTTER.
 
GREAT GRANDCHILDREN:     LYNSEY WINGFIELD, BRITNEY FOWLER AND ONE ON THE WAY.
 
 
     PRECEDED IN DEATH BY
 
HUSBAND:   JIMMIE FRANK NUTTER
SON:     JIMMIE DEWAYNE NUTTER
PARENTS:   THOMAS AND GEORGETTE ELLISON
 
 
DATE OF SERVICES:    WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27, 1997 AT  2:00 P.M.
PLACE OF SERVICES:     BROWN’S FUNERAL CHAPEL ~ ATOKA, OK.
 
INTERMENT:     CANEY CEMETERY ~ CANEY, OK.
 
OFFICIATING:     REV. BOB JOHNSON.
 
CASKETBEARERS:     JEFF MAGBY, MATHEW KERR, JASON CANADY,  DANNY HOKETT, PHILLIP ALFORD, CLINT JUSTUS.
 
HONORARY CASKETBEARERS:    JOHNNY CAMPBELL, J. T. WALLACE, TOMMY GLOVER, MICHAEL HARTLINE, COLIN HARBIN
 
 
 
 
NAME:      DAVID TAYLOR “D.T.” COOK, AGE 69, OF COLEMAN, OK.                                                                         
 
BORN:    SEPTEMBER 5, 1927 AT SILO, OK TO ROBERT HENRY AND ELIZABETH CLAY (ARCHER) COOK.     
 
PASSED AWAY:     MONDAY, AUGUST 25, 1997 AT WILSON N. JONES HOSPITAL IN SHERMAN, TEXAS.
AGE:     69  YEARS     11  MONTHS      20  DAYS 
 
EDUCATION:     ATTENDED  SCHOOLS AT SILO AND HOPEWELL.
 
MARRIED:     THELMA LOUISE FRAIR ON JUNE 21, 1945 AT DURANT, OKLAHOMA.
 
OCCUPATION:    MR. COOK WORKED IN THE OIL FIELDS; WAS A FARMER AND RANCHER AND ALSO A MAINTENANCE WORKER AT SOUTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY.
 
LONGTIME MEMBER OF HOPEWELL BAPTIST CHURCH.  he WAS SUNDAY SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT AT TIME OF HIS DEATH.   HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE HOPEWELL VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT.
 
 
     SURVIVED BY
 
WIFE:    LOUISE COOK OF COLEMAN, OK.
 
CHILDREN:    DAVID LaDON COOK AND WIFE LARAINE OF LAKE ISABELLA, CA.
                           GWEN UMSTED AND HUSBAND JESS OF COLEMAN, OK.
                           VICTOR COOK AND WIFE KAREN OF COLEMAN, OK.
 
GRANDCHILDREN:     DAVID AND KEITH COOK, DAWN LOOY, LESA EDWARD, RANDEL CHENEY, MARTY, MICHAEL, AND TRACY COOK.
 
13 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN AND THREE ON THE WAY.
 
BROTHERS:      ROBERT “DUB” COOK AND WIFE JUNE OF RIDGECREST, CA.
                           LEONARD COOK AND WIFE TINY OF COLEMAN, OK.
 
SISTERS:     EDITH GOLDEN AND HUSBAND JERRY OF COLEMAN, OK.
                       NORA BLOOD OF CANEY, OK.
                       BETTY MASON AND HUSBAND HOWARD OF COLEMAN, OK.
 
 
     PRECEDED IN DEATH BY
 
PARENTS:     ROBERT AND ELIZABETH COOK.
BROTHERS:    WALTER, SAMMY, MARTIN AND MAX COOK.
SISTERS:   WILMA PRUITT AND JUANITA ARNOLD.
 
 
DATE OF SERVICES:    THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 1997 AT 2:00 P.M.
PLACE OF SERVICES:     PLEASANT VIEW BAPTIST CHURCH ~ COLEMAN, OK.
 
INTERMENT:     COLEMAN CEMETERY ~ COLEMAN, OK.
 
OFFICIATING:     REV. SAMMY VAUGHN.
ASSISTING:     CHARLES COOK.
 
CASKETBEARERS:     DARRELL COOK, GARLAND WHITE, JOHN ARNOLD, BOBBY COOK, JIMMY GOLDEN, HARLAND VAUGHN, CHAD MASON.
 
HONORARY CASKETBEARERS:    CLINTON DILBECK AND MURL DILBECK.
 
 
 
 
NAME:      BILLIE (MERRIOTT) HINK, AGE 72, OF TUPELO, OK.
 
BORN:    AUGUST 23, 1925 AT JESSICA, AR TO JOHN AND JENNIE (GREEN) MERRIOTT.
 
PASSED AWAY:     THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 1997 AT VALLEY VIEW HOSPITAL IN ADA, OK.
AGE:   72 YEARS    0  MONTHS    AND    3  DAYS.
 
EDUCATION:   ATTENDED SCHOOLS IN CALIFORNIA.
 
MARRIED:     THEES HINK ON JULY 10, 1974 AT RENO, NV. 
 
OCCUPATION:    SHE WORKED IN THE SHIPYARDS WHILE LIVING IN CALIFORNIA.  AFTER MOVING TO OKLAHOMA IN 1949, SHE WAS A HEALTHCARE PROVIDER.
 
CHURCH AFFILIATION:    PROTESTANT BELIEF, ATTENDED HIGHLAND BAPTIST CHURCH.
 
 
     SURVIVED BY
 
HUSBAND:     THEES HINK OF THE HOME IN TUPELO, OK.
 
CHILDREN:    MELODY SPICER OF MOORE, OK.
                           VICKY HINKLE OF HARRAH, OK.
 
GRANDCHILDREN:   KELI RUNYON OF MARYLAND.
                                       DANNA HINKLE OF AMARILLO, TX.
                                       JEFF BLAND OF MOORE, OK.
                                       CLAYTON SPICER OF OKLAHOMA CITY.
                                       BRET HINKLE OF HARRAH, OK.
                                       KENNY BLAND OF MOORE, OK.
                                       JAMIE SPICER OF MOORE, OK.
                                         MICHAEL BLAND OF MOORE, OK.
 
GREAT GRANDDAUGHTER:     PEYTON DAWN MERRIE RUNYON OF MARYLAND.
 
SISTERS:     VERA SLUDER OF STOCKTON, CA.
                       MILDRED SISSON OF OROSI, CA.
                       PEARL EPPS OF NORTH HIGHLAND, CA.
                       FLOY STULL OF FAIR OAKS, CA.
 
 
     PRECEDED IN DEATH BY
 
PARENTS:     JOHN AND JENNIE MERRIOTT.
SON:     MICHAEL BLAND.
SISTER:  CLARA LEE MYERS.
 
 
DATE OF SERVICES:    SATURDAY, AUGUST 30, 1997 AT 11:00 A.M.
PLACE OF SERVICES:     BROWN’S FUNERAL CHAPEL ~ ATOKA.
GRAVESIDE COMMITTAL SERVICE:     SUNDAY, AUGUST 31, 1997 AT 2:00 P.M.
 
INTERMENT:     CENTRAHOMA CEMETERY ~  CENTRAHOMA, OK.
 
OFFICIATING:     WALTER JENNIE.
 
 
 
 
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