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NAME:  CARL DEAN “DEANO” MITZNER, AGE 69, A LANE RESIDENT, FORMERLY A 30 YEAR RESIDENT OF HANFORD, CA.
mitzner,carl
 
BORN:    DECEMBER 14, 1936 AT STERLING, KS TO CARL AND ROSETTA (HUNT) MITZNER.
 
PASSED AWAY:   SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2006 AT THE TEXOMA MEDICAL CENTER, DENISON TX.
AGE:   69 YEARS   9 MONTHS    AND   17 DAYS    
 
EDUCATION:   DEAN ATTENDED SCHOOL AT SYLVIA, KS.
 
MARRIED:       HELEN MARIE CUMMINS ON APRIL 25, 1964 IN NEVADA.
 
OCCUPATION:    HE WAS A CARPENTER AND A 50-YEAR MEMBER OF THE CARPENTERS UNION LOCAL 701.
 
DEAN SERVED IN THE U. S. ARMY AND WAS STATIONED IN HAWAII.
 
HE WAS A PAST MASON OF THE MERCED CALIFORNIA MASONIC TEMPLE. HE WAS AN OUTSTANDING CARPENTER WHO CREATED REMARKABLE WORKS, APPEARING ON THE COVER OF CARPENTERS MAGAZINE. 
 
DEAN ENJOYED READING, FISHING, AND HUNTING AND WAS A LIFETIME MEMBER OF THE AVENAL, CALIFORNIA HUNTING AND GUN CLUB AS WELL AS THE NRA. HE LEARNED TO SAIL BY READING ABOUT IT AND SAILED HIS BOAT ON SHAVER LAKE FOR MANY YEARS.  DEAN RECEIVED PRIVATE PILOT INSTRUCTION FROM BOB DEVAL OF AVENAL, CA IN 1972.
 
 
       survived by
 
WIFE:    HELEN MITZNER OF THE HOME AT LANE, ok.
 
CHILDREN:    JOLENE MARIA (MITZNER) TUCKER AND HUSBAND TIM.
                           JOHN DEAN MITZNER AND WIFE LISA.
 
GRANDCHILDREN:       HEATHER LEEANN MITZNER.
                                           KATHARINE ELIZABETH ALLORD.
                                           JACOB DEAN MITZNER.
                                           AMANDA EILEEN MITZNER.
 
GREAT GRANDCHILD:    JULIAN ALEXANDER MITZNER.
 
SISTERS:     TWILA BLEW, CAROLYN VESTER, JOLENE COOK, DONNA HEARN, AND LEEANN RUNYAN.
 
BROTHERS:    GARY, STEVEN, AND DAVID MITZNER.
 
RELATIVES AND
SPECIAL FRIENDS:     BILL AND ROBBIE MITZNER.
                                           ROY AND BARBARA HENDRIX.
                                           DAN, RANDY, AND TIM HENDRIX, WHO HUNTED WITH HIM.
                                           JIM AND ROSIE BURGESS.
                                           BARBARA HUGHES WHO GAVE HIM HIS WESTERN BOOKS.
                                           DAVID AND FREDA GONZALES.
                                           DONNIE AND LISA O’BURR.
                                           MARVIN AND LINDA OLIVERA.
                                           PEGGY SLUSHER.
 
 
       preceded in death by
 
PARENTS:     CARL AND ROSETTA MITZNER.
 
 
DATE OF SERVICES:    NO SERVICES
 
PLACE OF INTERMENT:    NONE    
 
IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, PLEASE MAKE DONATIONS TO YOUR FAVORITE CHARITY
. . . . AND FISH ONE MORE TIME FOR DEANO
 
 
 
 
NAME:    JIMMY DWAYNE LEUTY, AGE 57, A LIFELONG ATOKA COUNTY RESIDENT.
leuty,jimmy
 
BORN:    DECEMBER 31, 1948 AT HEMIT, CA. TO O. P. AND NELLIE (BRANUM) LEUTY.
 
PASSED AWAY:     MONDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2006 AT HIS RESIDENCE NEAR BENTLEY.
AGE:   57 YEARS    9 MONTHS    AND 2 DAYS.
 
EDUCATION:   JIMMY ATTENDED school at BLACKJACK AND WAS AN ATOKA HIGH GRADUATE WITH THE CLASS OF ‘67.
 
MARRIED:       DONNA EMMA LOU BLEDSOE ON SEPTEMBER 7, 1968 AT MULDROW, OK.
 
OCCUPATION:    HE WAS A TRUCK DRIVER AND MECHANIC WHILE LIVING IN MULDROW, OK AND ALASKA. AFTER RETURNING TO ATOKA, HE WORKED FOR HERSCHEL BOLIN AS A CARPENTER FOR 13 YEARS AND FOR THE PAST 10 YEARS HE WAS A TRUCK DRIVER AND EQUIPMENT OPERATOR FOR ATOKA COunty DISTRICT 2.
 
CHURCH AFFILIATION:    A MEMBER OF BLACKJACK BAPTIST CHURCH.
 
JIMMY SERVED IN THE U. S. ARMY NATIONAL GUARD 45TH INFANTRY DIVISION.
 
HE LOVED TO HUNT, FISH, AND BE THE CAMP COOK.
 
 
       survived by
 
WIFE:      DONNA leuty OF THE HOME at bentley.
 
SONS:      KENNETH WAYNE LEUTY AND WIFE SHANNON OF ATOKA.
                 MICHAEL DWAYNE LEUTY OF BENTLEY.
 
MOTHER:    NELLIE LEUTY OF BENTLEY.
 
SISTERS:     SHARON GRAHAM AND HUSBAND BOBBY OF BENTLEY.
                       CARLA JACKSON AND HUSBAND WAYNE OF BENTLEY
 
BROTHER:     ROGER LEUTY AND WIFE CLARA OF BENTLEY.
 
GRANDCHILDREN:   COURTNEY, MAKALAH, AND KIMBERLEE LEUTY OF ATOKA.
 
 
       preceded in death by
 
FATHER:    O. P. LEUTY.
IN-LAWS:   BILL AND SCHARLENE BLEDSOE.
 
 
DATE OF SERVICES:    THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2006 AT 10:00 AM 
PLACE OF SERVICES:     BROWN’S funeral CHAPEL ~ atoka, ok
 
INTERMENT:     BERA CEMETERY ~ harmony.
 
OFFICIATING:     REV. GENE SLUDER.
ASSISTING:     REV. BOB GRAHAM.
 
CASKETBEARERS:   (ATOKA COunty DIST. 2) GERALD ALLEN, REX ALLEN, JUSTIN BURLESON, DENNIS CALLICOAT, DENIS COOK, ELMER GRIFFITH, JOHN GRIFFITH, HERSHEL JUSTUS, JACK MILLER, MIKE RECTOR, DON WILSON, HAROLD WILLIAMS, GILBERT WILSON, as well as, JIM ADAMS, TOMMY DAVIS, RAYMOND TAYLOR.
 
HONORARY CASKETBEARERS:    RICKY LEUTY, EARL LEUTY, HERSHELL LEUTY, RAY TOMLINSON, DAVID HALL, JERRY ELLIOTT, ROBERT ELLIOTT, WILBUR ALLEN, RODNEY HOWARD, DARRELL HOWARD, JOSH HOWARD.
 
FAMILY NIGHT WEDNESDAY 6 PM
 
 
 
 
NAME:    ARCHIE BEN SMITH, AGE 80, A LONGTIME ATOKA COUNTY RESIDENT
smith,archie
 
BORN:    MAY 1, 1926 TO BEN LEVI AND VIVIAN (ALLEN) SMITH AT ATOKA, OK.
 
PASSED AWAY:   TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2006 AT HIS LANE RESIDENCE.
AGE:     80  YEARS   5 MONTHS  AND  2 DAYS
 
EDUCATION:   ARCHIE ATTENDED SCHOOL AT ATOKA, OK.
 
MARRIED:       MARY ANN CORDOVA IN 1950 AT FLAGSTAFF, AZ.
 
OCCUPATION:    HE WAS A TRUCK DRIVER AS WELL AS OPERATED WHITNEY BROTHERS SERVICE STATIONS IN NEW MEXICO AND ARIZONA. HE WAS AN ATOKA COUNTY DEPUTY SHERIFF AND LATER, A POLICE OFFICER FOR THE CITY OF ATOKA.
 
CHURCH AFFILIATION:    LANE BAPTIST CHURCH.
 
ARCHIE SERVED IN THE U. S. NAVY DURING WWII AND WAS WOUNDED IN THE BATTLE OF MIDWAY, RECEIVING THE PURPLE HEART.
 
HE LOVED HIS DOGS, HIS BIRDS, AND HIS GEESE.
 
 
       SURVIVED BY
 
CHILDREN       L. D. SMITH AND WIFE GERTRUDE OF FLAGSTAFF, AZ.
                           DELLA LUNTE AND HUSBAND LARRY OF MELBOURNE, FL.
                           LETA EDWARDS AND HUSBAND JERRY OF LANE, OK.
                           KATHY MARTIN OF LANE, OK.
                           JOANNA CAMPBELL AND HUSBAND LARRY OF ATOKA, OK.
 
GRANDCHILDREN:     JACOB, TANYA, ALICE, CONSUELO, KIMBERLY, PENNY, JOHN, K.C., ROBERT, NIKKI,
                                         AND WILLIAM.
 
SEVERAL GREAT GRANDCHILDREN.
 
 
       PRECEDED IN DEATH BY
 
PARENTS:     BEN AND VIVIAN SMITH.
WIFE:      MARY SMITH ON MARCH 30, 2005.
AN INFANT SON.
3 GRANDCHILDREN:     WAYNE LUNA, BEN SMITH, AND ALAHONDRO SMITH.
SISTERS:     FRANCIS SMITH AND LORENE HART.
 
 
DATE OF MEMORIAL SERVICES:     SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2006 AT 2:00 P.M.
PLACE OF SERVICES:     BROWN’S FUNERAL CHAPEL ~ ATOKA, OK.
 
INTERMENT:     Monday, October 9, 2006 at BUTLER CEMETERY ~ LANE, OK
 
OFFICIATING:     REV. JACKIE LEWIS.
 
FAMILY NIGHT:    FRIDAY 6:00 P.M.
 
 
 
 
NAME:      BILLY HERMAN WITT, AGE 67, A LIFELONG ATOKA COUNTY AREA RESIDENT.
witt,billy
 
BORN:      DECEMBER 28, 1938 AT MCALESTER, OK TO HERMAN CASTO AND NAOMI RUTH (MURRELL) WITT.
 
PASSED AWAY:       THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2006 AT THE ATOKA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL.
AGE:     67 YEARS  9  MONTHS  AND  7 DAYS.
 
EDUCATION:     HE ATTENDED ATOKA SCHOOLS.
 
OCCUPATION:      DISABLED.
 
CHURCH AFFILIATION:      BILLY WAS A LONGTIME MEMBER OF THE SOUTH ATOKA CHURCH OF CHRIST.
 
HE LOVED TO WATCH BASEBALL as well as BEING OUTDOORS CARING FOR THE YARD.  HE ALSO ENJOYED THE HARMONICA AND PAINTING.
 
 
       survived by
 
SISTER:    ELAINE KEELER AND HUSBAND FLOYD OF ATOKA, OK.
 
BROTHER-IN-LAW:    GLENN MARTIN AND WIFE BECKY KEMP, TX.
 
NEPHEWS:     ROBBY MARTIN OF CARROLLTON, TX.
                           TRACY MARTIN AND WIFE SIRENA OF MESQUITE, TX.
                           STEPHEN KEELER AND WIFE BRENDA OF ATOKA, OK.
                           MICHAEL KEELER AND WIFE RONI OF ATOKA, OK.
 
NIECES:    APRIL WILLIAMS AND HUSBAND KYLE OF MILTON, FL.
                     KATIE DEBTH AND HUSBAND TRENTON OF KELLER, TX.
                     BECKY LYNN MOODY AND HUSBAND KIRBY
 
GREAT NEPHEWS:     ADAM MARTIN AND WIFE KELLY OF LITTLE ROCK, AR.
                                         MARCUS AND AUSTIN MARTIN OF MESQUITE, TX.
                                         SCOTT, SEAN, BRYAN and BRANDON KEELER OF ATOKA, ok.
                                         KALEB AND AUSTIN WILLIAMS OF MILTON, FL.
 
GREAT NIECES:    ANN SMITHEY AND HUSBAND CHRIS OF MESQUITE, TX.
                                   MEGAN AND TYLER MARTIN BOTH OF MESQUITE, TX.
                                   SHELBY AND ROSE GIBBANY BOTH OF ATOKA, OK.
 
 
       preceded in death by
 
PARENTS:     HERMAN AND NAOMI WITT.
SISTER:    IRIS ANN MARTIN.
GREAT NIECE:     FELICIA ANN KEELER.
 
 
DATE OF SERVICES:    SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2006 AT 10:00 A.M.
PLACE OF SERVICES:     BROWN’S funeral CHAPEL ~ atoka, ok.
 
INTERMENT:     WESTVIEW CEMETERY  ~ atoka, ok.
 
OFFICIATING:       HAL ISHMAEL.
ASSISTING:     JOHN CARROLL.
 
CASKETBEARERS:       RICHARD LILLARD, BILL KING, GENE VIETTA, JOHN DARST, GLENN MARTIN, RANDY MASHBURN,  DELROE SMITH.
 
HONORARY CASKETBEARERS:      (NEPHEWS)   STEPHEN KEELER, MICHAEL KEELER, ROBBY MARTIN, TRACY MARTIN, KYLE WILLIAMS, SCOTT KEELER, SEAN KEELER.
 
 
FAMILY NIGHT:    FRIDAY 7:00 P.M.
 
 
 
 
NAME:    ANNA BELL (BETTS) JOHNSON, AGE 84, A LONGTIME ATOKA AREA RESIDENT.
johnson,anna
 
BORN:    JANUARY 5, 1922 AT COALGATE, OK TO WALLACE MITCHELL AND LINNIE ANN (GROVE) johnson.
 
PASSED AWAY:     THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2006 AT THE ATOKA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL.
 
AGE:   84 YEARS  9  MONTHS    AND   0 DAYS
 
EDUCATION:     ANNA ATTENDED AND GRADUATE ATOKA HIGH SCHOOL. SHE STUDIED NURSING AT MUSKOGEE AND OKLAHOMA CITY.
 
MARRIED:       WILLIAM F. JOHNSON ON MAY 7, 1943 AT ODESSA, TX.
 
OCCUPATION:      ANNA  WORKED IN CIVIL SERVICE AS A REGISTERED NURSE ON THE MARCH AIR FORCE BASE IN RIVERSIDE, CALIFORNIA FOR 20 YEARS, RETIRING IN 1985.
 
CHURCH AFFILIATION:    LONGTIME MEMBER OF WARDS CHAPEL BAPTIST CHURCH. 
 
SHE WAS A MEMBER OF THE ATOKA EASTERN STAR.  SHE LOVED CROCHETING, SEWING AND READING.
 
 
       survived by
 
HUSBAND:     WILLIAM johnson OF THE HOME.
 
DAUGHTER:    GAIL HENDERSON and HUSBAND ROBERT OF RIVERSIDE, CA.
 
GRANDCHILDREN:     CAREY ADAMS AND HUSBAND KEVIN OF RIVERSIDE, CA.
                                         JAMES HENDERSON AND WIFE NICOLE OF RIVERSIDE, CA.
 
GREAT GRANDCHILDREN:     KYLEE AND CADEN ADAMS BOTH OF RIVERSIDE, CA.
 
ALONG WITH NUMEROUS OTHER RELATIVES; INCLUDING THE BETTS FAMILY OF ATOKA COunty.
 
 
       preceded in death by
 
PARENTS:     WALLACE AND LINNIE BETTS.
 
 
DATE OF SERVICES:    WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2006 AT 2:00 P.M.
PLACE OF SERVICES:     WARDS CHAPEL BAPTIST CHURCH.
 
INTERMENT:     WARDS CHAPEL CEMETERY.
 
OFFICIATING:     REV. TOM HARGRAVE.
ASSISTING:     REV. RICHARD BETTS.
 
CASKETBEARERS:     ROBERT HENDERSON, JAMES HENDERSON, FRANK HENDERSON, KEVIN ADAMS, RONNIE COCHRAN, DAVID BRINKLEY.
 
HONORARY CASKETBEARERS:    PAT LOFTIS, JERRIEL BETTS, DAVID RAY, KENNETH WILLIAMS, GENE TOMLINSON.
 
 
FAMILY NIGHT:    TUESDAY 7:00 P.M.
 
 
 
 
NAME:    MOLLY ANN (johnston) DAVIS, AGE 66, A LONGTIME TUPELO AREA RESIDENT.
davis,molly
 
BORN:    AUGUST 12, 1940 AT ALLEN, OKLAHOMA TO BEN G. AND EDNA L. (CROSS) JOHNSTON.
 
PASSED AWAY:     SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2006 AT HER RESIDENCE IN TUPELO, ok.
AGE:   66 YEARS  1  MONTH   AND    26 DAYS.
 
EDUCATION:     MOLLY GRADUATED FROM LULA HIGH WITH THE CLASS OF ‘57.
 
MARRIED:       JOHN S. DAVIS ON AUGUST 17, 1959 AT STONEWALL, OKLAHOMA.
 
OCCUPATION:      sHE WAS A LOVING WIFE AND MOTHER.
 
 
       survived by
 
HUSBAND:   JOHN davis OF THE HOME.
 
SONS:    JOHNNY LEE DAVIS AND WIFE JULIE OF CENTRAHOMA, OK.
                 BILLY JOE DAVIS AND WIFE KANDYCE OF PICKETT, OK.
                 BENNY CHARLES DAVIS & WIFE KATHRYN OF TUPELO, OK.
 
BROTHERS:      BOB JOHNSTON OF TUPELO, OK.
                             SAM JOHNSTON OF ADA, OK.
                             DAVEY JOHNSTON AND WIFE LIZ OF ADA, OK.
 
SISTERS:     DORA LEE HICKS and HUSBAND EUGENE OF LE GRANDE, CA.
                       VERA BREND AND HUSBAND EDWARD OF TUPELO, OK.
                       PEGGY BRITT OF ADA, OK.
 
10 GRANDCHILDREN.
 
 
       preceded in death by
 
PARENTS:     BEN AND EDNA JOHNSTON.
SISTERS:     ELWANDA AND BETTY JO JOHNSTON.
BROTHER:     DAN RAY JOHNSTON.
 
 
DATE OF SERVICES:    TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2006 AT 10:00 A.M.
place of services:     GRAVESIDE.
 
interment:   lula cemetery ~ lula, ok.
 
OFFICIATING:   GLEN RUSSEL
 
CASKETBEARERS:     MARK RAINS, TERRY JANDA, TERRY YOUNG, ALVIN PEBWORTH, KENNETH FORTNER, RAY NORFLEET.
 
FAMILY NIGHT:    NONE
 
 
 
 
NAME:      LELAND RAY “COTTON” SMITH, age 79, A LONGTIME RESIDENT OF CANEY, ok.
smith,leland
 
BORN:      SEPTEMBER 11, 1927 AT RYAN, OK TO JOHN WILLIAM AND MACIE (HIGGS) SMITH.
 
PASSED AWAY:     MONDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2006 AT THE ATOKA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL.
AGE:   79  YEARS   0 MONTHS   AND    28 DAYS.
 
EDUCATION:     COTTON ATTENDED NIX school in atoka COUNTY.
 
OCCUPATION:    COTTON WORKED FOR MANY YEARS AS A ROUGHNECK IN THE OKLAHOMA OIL FIELDS.
 
CHURCH AFFILIATION:      COTTON WAS A LONGTIME MEMBER OF THE CANEY FREEWILL BAPTIST CHURCH. 
 
HE SERVED HIS COUNTRY IN THE U.S. ARMY DURING THE KOREAN WAR.
 
cotton enjoyed FISHING, GARDENING, AND PLAYING DOMINOS.
 
 
       survived by
 
CHILDREN:      MARSHA ELKINS OF TULSA, OK.
                           BRENDA HIGGS and HUSBAND STEVE OF TISHOMINGO, OK.
 
6 GRANDCHILDREN AND 9 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN.
 
SISTERS:     GEORGIA STANLEY AND HUSBAND JAMES OF TUSHKA, OK.
                       LENORA MCBRIDE AND HUSBAND BUSTER OF CANEY, OK.
 
 
       preceded in death by
 
PARENTS:   JOHN AND MACIE SMITH.
7 BROTHERS AND 2 SISTERS.
 
 
DATE OF SERVICES:      THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2006 AT 2:00 P.M.
PLACE OF SERVICES:     CANEY FREEWILL BAPTIST CHURCH.
 
INTERMENT:     CANEY CEMETERY ~ caney, ok.
 
OFFICIATING:     REV. LEONARD COOK
 
CASKETBEARERS:     (GREAT NEPHEWS)   KENT MCBRIDE, ETHAN MCBRIDE, JAKE MAGBY, TYE HOWARD, COLT HOWARD, MICHAEL GORDON, DWIGHT HOWARD.
 
HONORARY CASKETBEARERS:      BUTCH WILLEBY, CHESTER WILLEBY, PHILLIP CULBREATH, TOM MCBRIDE, TONY HEAD, BRAD JACKSON, JIM SANDERS, WESLEY SANDERS.
 
FAMILY NIGHT:    WEDNESDAY 7:00 P.M.
 
 
 
 
NAME:    BIRLEY (BARBO) CALHOUN, AGE 67, A LONGTIME ATOKA AREA RESIDENT.
calhoun,birley
 
BORN:      SEPTEMBER 15, 1939 in NATCHITOCHES PARISH, LA TO JOE and VELMA (TELSA) BARBO.
 
PASSED AWAY:     MONDAY NIGHT, OCTOBER 9, 2006 AT THE ATOKA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL.
AGE:   67 YEARS   0 MONTHS   AND    24 DAYS.
 
EDUCATION:       BIRLEY ATTENDED SCHOOL IN COUSHATTA, LA.
 
MARRIED:       ROBERT ELMER CALHOUN ON DECEMBER 31, 1955 AT CENTER, TX.
 
OCCUPATION:    BIRLEY WORKED A SHORT TIME AT DIAPER JEANS IN ATOKA, ok.
 
CHURCH AFFILIATION:      CATHOLIC FAITH.
 
SHE LOVED SEWING AND DOING CRAFTS, GARDENING AND WORKING WITH FLOWERS.
 
 
       survived by
 
HUSBAND:     ROBERT calhoun, SR. OF THE HOME at atoka, ok.
 
CHILDREN:      GLORIA JEAN MULLENIX and HUSBAND DELON OF TULSA, OK.
                           ROBERT CALHOUN, JR AND WIFE SUSAN OF FRISCO, TX.
                           MARY GAIL KENNEDY and HUSBAND JAMES OF FLOWER MOUND, TX.
                           MICHAEL RAY CALHOUN AND WIFE STACY OF OKLAHOMA CITY.
 
GRANDCHILDREN:     TALYN NICOLE KENNEDY, SETH MICHAEL CALHOUN, ASHLYN JO CALHOUN, HENLEY JAYE CALHOUN.
 
SISTER:      ESSIE JACKSON AND HUSBAND RAYMOND OF COUSHATTA, LA.
 
BROTHERS:      FREDDIE EDWARD BARBO OF COUSHATTA, LA.
                             MATHES BARBO OF COUSHATTA, LA.
 
SEVERAL STEP GRANDCHILDREN.
 
 
       preceded in death by
 
PARENTS:     JOE AND VELMA BARBO.
BROTHER:     JESSIE BARBO.
 
 
DATE OF SERVICES:      FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2006 AT 10:00 A.M.
PLACE OF SERVICES:     BROWN’S funeral CHAPEL ~ atoka, ok.
 
INTERMENT:     GREEN MEADOWS CEMETERY ~ atoka, ok.
 
OFFICIATING:     REV. STEVE HAVENER.
 
CASKETBEARERS:     DELON MULLENIX, JIM KENNEDY, COLEMAN HARRIS, TOM CALHOUN, JIM WHEELER, JOSE GARCIA.
 
HONORARY CASKETBEARERS:      RAYMOND LYNN JACKSON
 
FAMILY NIGHT:    THURSDAY 7:00 P.M.
 
 
 
 
NAME:      JERRY DEAN GANN, AGE 68, AN ATOKA AREA RESIDENT.
gann,jerry
 
BORN:      JULY 22, 1938 TO WILLIAM AND POCAHUNTUS (PRITCHARD) GANN AT RYAN, OK.
 
PASSED AWAY:     SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2006 AT HIS RESIDENCE NEAR BOGGY DEPOT.
AGE:     68 YEARS  2 MONTHS   AND    22 DAYS.
 
EDUCATION:     JERRY ATTENDED AND GRADUATED FROM RYAN, OK HIGH SCHOOL.
 
MARRIED:       LILLIE BROWN AT DENISON, TX.
                                                         BARBARA (RUTLEDGE) WALSTON IN 1985 AT DURANT, OK.
 
OCCUPATION:    JERRY WAS A GENERAL CONTRACTOR AND CABINET MAKER FOR MANY YEARS.
 
Jerry SERVED HIS COUNTRY IN THE U.S. ARMY.
 
HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE VETERANS ORGANIZATION IN CORsICANA, TX.
 
 
       survived by
 
DAUGHTER:      DACIA NIX OF WALTERS, OK.
 
FORMER WIFE AND BEST FRIEND:     BARBARA GANN OF THE HOME.
 
GRANDCHILDREN:     ALYSSA , SAMANTHA  AND AERON NIX, AND MADISEN GORTHY OF WALTERS, OK.
 
BROTHERS:      BILL GANN OF LOUISIANA.
                             JOE GANN OF ATOKA, OK.
 
SISTERS:     EVELYN CUNNINGHAM OF WICHITA FALLS, TX.
                       WANDA BARWISE and HUSBAND TOMMY OF FT. WORTH, TX.
                       MARIE REEVES OF TULSA, OK.
 
UNCLE:     OWEN PRITCHARD OF SPRINGER, OK.
 
BEST FRIEND AND SIDEKICK:    LEFTY GANN (A MAN’S BEST FRIEND).
 
 
       preceded in death by
 
PARENTS:     WILLIAM AND POCHAHUNTUS GANN.
SISTERS:     VERA BRIDGES AND LORRAINE WALKER.
BROTHER:     ROY GANN.
 
 
MEMORIAL SERVICES:     TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2006 AT 11:00 A.M.
PLACE OF SERVICES:   BROWN’S funeral CHAPEL ~ atoka, ok.
 
OFFICIATING:     REV. STEVE HAVENER.
 
VIEWING WILL BE THURSDAY AND FRIDAY 8:30 a.m. TO 8:00 P.M.
 
 
 
 
NAME:      ROBERT TOM “BOB” SHORES, AGE 81, A LONGTIME ATOKA COUNTY AREA RESIDENT.
shores,bob
 
BORN:      OCTOBER 11, 1925 AT FINLEY, OK TO ROBERT BRUCE AND LILLIE BELL (MAXEY) SHORES.
 
PASSED AWAY:     MONDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2006 AT THE OKLAHOMA HEART HOSPITAL IN OKLAHOMA CITY
AGE:     81  YEARS   0 MONTHS   AND    5 DAYS.
 
EDUCATION:     BOB ATTENDED BLACKJACK SCHOOL.
 
MARRIED:     LORENE WILLIAMS IN 1945 AT OKLAHOMA CITY.  SHE PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH in 1966.
                         EVELYN CROSS.
                         BETTY MCDANIEL SEABOURN ON JUNE 30, 1978 AT ATOKA, OK.
 
OCCUPATION:      HE WAS A TRUCK DRIVER FOR  31 YEARS WITH TOX TRUCKING.
 
CHURCH AFFILIATION:      BOB WAS OF THE BAPTIST FAITH.
 
 
       survived by
 
WIFE:    BETTY SHORES OF THE HOME
 
CHILDREN:    ROBERT SHORES JR OF FT. WORTH, TX.
                           EDITH WILSON AND HUSBAND WOODY OF MUSKOGEE, OK.
                           BRENDA SIDDALL AND HUSBAND BOB OF LAS VEGAS, NV.
                           LADONA HYATT AND HUSBAND EDDIE OF ATOKA, OK.
                           DEADRA MARLOW OF MARSHFIELD, MO.
                           JANICE KOSS AND HUSBAND ALLEN OF GLENPOOL, OK.
 
8 GRANDCHILDREN, 3 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN, AND 1 GREAT GREAT GRANDCHILD.
 
BROTHER:     GENE SHORES AND WIFE MARGARET OF ABILENE, TX.
 
SISTER:    LOTTIE BROWN AND HUSBAND EARL OF SOUTH FORK, CO.
 
 
       PRECEDED IN DEATH BY
 
PARENTS:     ROBERT AND LILLIE SHORES.
FIRST WIFE & MOTHER OF HIS CHILDREN:    LORENE SHORES IN 1966.
SISTERS:     LOUELLA USHER, ETTA GRISWOLD PETERS, AND BILLIE VANZANT.
SON:     KENNeTH SEABOURN.
GREAT GRANDDAUGHTER:     LEYNA HOLSTINE.
 
 
DATE OF SERVICES:    FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2006 AT 2:00 P.M.
PLACE OF SERVICES:       BROWN’S FUNERAL CHAPEL ~ ATOKA, OK.
 
INTERMENT:     NEW ZION CEMETERY ~ ATOKA, OK.
 
OFFICIATING:     REV. HAROLD BREWER.
 
CASKETBEARERS:     BRUCE USHER, KELLY USHER, DONNIE EDWARDS, TIM HYATT, JASON HOLSTINE, CRAIG SHORES, BRUCE SHORES, RANDY MORRIS.
 
HONORARY CASKETBEARERS:    TERRELL SNOW, GROVER PHILLIPS, JOE CRITES, BILL ROBERSON, bobby cole.
 
FAMILY NIGHT:    THURSDAY 6:00 P.M.
 
 
 
 
NAME:      ELMER RAY POWELL, AGE 83, A LIFELONG ATOKA-ANTLERS AREA RESIDENT.
powell,ray
 
BORN:    OCTOBER 2, 1923 AT DARWIN, OK TO ELMER ANCLE AND PEARL (DOTSON) POWELL.
 
PASSED AWAY:     EARLY FRIDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 20, 2006 AT THE ATOKA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL.
AGE:   83 YEARS  0  MONTHS    AND 18 DAYS.
 
EDUCATION:     RAY ATTENDED SUGARLOAF SCHOOL IN PUSHMATAHA COUNTY.
 
MARRIED:       WILMA MARIE UPTON IN 1946.
                           MARY LOU BREWER.
 
OCCUPATION:      RAY WORKED  25 YEARS AT THE STRINGTOWN ROCK CRUSHER AND LATER WAS SUPERVISOR FOR THE CITY OF ATOKA WATER DEPARTMENT RETIRING IN 1988.
 
CHURCH AFFILIATION:    he was BAPTIzED AT BLACKJACK BAPTIST CHURCH.
 
RAY SERVED HIS COUNTRY IN THE U.S. ARMY DURING WWII AND RECEIVED 3 BRONZE STARS.
 
HE ENJOYED HUNTING AND FISHING, AND LOVED PLAYING DOMINOS.
 
 
       survived by
 
CHILDREN:    PRESTON BENGE AND WIFE CHARLENE OF BUFFALO VALLEY, OK.
                           JIMMY POWELL AND WIFE CATHY OF RATTAN, OK.
                           JOHNNY POWELL AND WIFE JERRI OF SAND SPRINGS, OK.
                           WILMA JOAN KELLY OF MANNFORD, OK.
                           JOYCE MASTERS OF IDABEL, OK.
                           JANICE THOMASON OF BROKEN BOW, OK.
 
STEPSONS:    ROBERT BROWN OF ATOKA, OK.
                           JAMES BROWN AND WIFE TERESA OF ATOKA, OK
 
16 GRANDCHILDREN, 20 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN.
 
BROTHERS:      GLENN POWELL AND WIFE BARBARA OF INDIANOLA, OK.
                             NOEL POWELL AND WIFE BONNIE OF ATOKA, OK.
                             DON POWELL OF LANE, OK.
                             BILL POWELL AND WIFE GLORIA OF SEATTLE, WA.
 
 
       preceded in death by
 
WIVES:   WILMA MARIE powell on october 5, 1990.
                 MARY LOU powell on february 7, 2005.
PARENTS:     ELMER AND PEARL POWELL.
SONS:      BILL BENGE, JESSIE POWELl, AND JAMES POWELL.
BROTHERS:      JACK, JOE AND R. J. POWELL.
 
 
DATE OF SERVICES:    SUNDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2006 AT 2:00 PM   
PLACE OF SERVICES:     BROWN’S funeral CHAPEL ~ atoka, ok.
 
INTERMENT:     GREEN MEADOWS CEMETERY ~ atoka, ok.
 
OFFICIATING:     REV. GENE SLUDER.
 
CASKETBEARERS:     GARY BAUGHER, LARRY MULLINS, JIM MULLINS, KENT STUDDERT, ROBERT POWELL, DENNIS POWELL.
 
HONORARY CASKETBEARERS:    HOWARD POWELL, NOEL POWELL, DON POWELL, BILL POWELL,         HOPPY MCDOUGAl.
 
FAMILY NIGHT:      SATURDAY at 6:00 P.M.
 
 
 
 
NAME:      NEVA LaFON (BROWN) CLARK, AGE 75, AN OAKLAND - MADILL AREA RESIDENT SINCE 1994.
Clark,lafon
 
BORN:      MARCH 4, 1931 AT BROWNSVILLE, OK TO ARTHUR E. “AUS” BROWN AND ANNIE LAURA “SLACK” (GOFF) BROWN.
 
PASSED AWAY:     MONDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2006 AT THE INTEGRIS MARSHALL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL IN MADILL, ok.
AGE:   75 YEARS  7  MONTHS    AND     20 DAYS.
 
EDUCATION:     FON GRADUATED FROM RUSSETT, OK HIGH SCHOOL.
 
MARRIED:       EMIT BRANT CLARK ON JUNE 4, 1951 AT GAINESVILLE, TX.
 
OCCUPATION:      FON WAS A HOUSEWIFE AND HOMEMAKER.  SHE LOVED TO BOWL AND WAS A MEMBER OF SEVERAL BOWLING LEAGUES WHILE LIVING IN WYOMING. SHE ENJOYED GOING TO THE MANNSVILLE SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER AND THE DICKSON SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER.
 
CHURCH AFFILIATION:    SHE WAS BAPTIzED IN 1946 AND IN MORE RECENT YEARS SHE HAD BECOME A MEMBER OF THE MANNSVILLE CHURCH OF CHRIST.
 
 
       survived by
 
CHILDREN:      WANDA RAMONA WOODLAND and HUSBAND GLENN OF HENDERSON, NV.
                           SHARON SCHIRADO AND HUSBAND LARRY OF GILLETTE, WY.
                           SHERRIE ANN BAIN AND HUSBAND MICHAEL OF MADILL, OK.
                           PHYLLIS VEGA OF THERMOPOLIS, WY
 
STEPCHILDREN:      EMIT B. “PAT” CLARK, III OF NINNEKAH, OK.
                                     JERRY CLARK ANDERSON OF WAKEFIELD, NE.
                                     LARRY CLARK ANDERSON OF WAKEFIELD, NE.
                                     dAVID CLARK ANDERSON OF FLORIDA.
                                     PEGGY POSTEN OF FLORIDA.
 
22 GRANDCHILDREN AND 3 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN.
 
SISTERS:     MONA JO CUMBIE AND HUSBAND JACK OF RUSSETT, OK.
                       GLyNDA HERNDON OF DURANT, OK.
                       SUSAN PILGRIM AND HUSBAND JACKIE OF ARDMORE, OK.
                       NANCY KIRK AND HUSBAND DOUG OF ARDMORE, OK.
 
BROTHERS:      EDDIE BROWN OF ATOKA, ok.
                             TOMMY BROWN AND WIFE VICKIE OF MADILl, ok.
 
 
       preceded in death by
 
HUSBAND:     EMIT B. CLARK ON AUGUST 24, 2006.
PARENTS:     “AUS” AND ANNIE “SLACK” BROWN.
SON:     BOBBY DALE CLARK.
GRANDDAUGHTER:     EMERALD VEGA.
 
 
DATE OF SERVICES:    FRIDAY,  OCTOBER 27 , 2006 AT 2:00 P.M.
GRAVESIDE SERVICES:      OAKLAND CEMETERY ~ MARSHALL COUNTY.
 
OFFICIATING:     REV. FRED WALDREP.
 
CASKETBEARERS:     GRANDSONS AND SONS-IN-LAW
 
FAMILY HOUR:   3:00 TO 5:00 P.M. THURSDAY.
 
 
 
 
NAME:      PATRICK HAMILTON EDSON, AGE 64, AN ATOKA AREA RESIDENT.
edson,pat
 
BORN:    JUNE 8, 1942 AT BEAUMONT, TX TO EDWARD GILROY AND MAMIE (WHITE) EDSON, JR.
 
PASSED AWAY:     MONDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2006 AT HIS atoka RESIDENCE.
AGE:     64  YEARS   4  MONTHS    AND   15 DAys.
 
EDUCATION:     PAT ATTENDED AND GRADUATED FROM BEAUMONT, TX HIGH SCHOOL.
 
MARRIED:     PAMELA KAY (CLAY) MORRIS ON JUNE 20, 1998 AT ATOKA, OK
 
OCCUPATION:      PAT SERVED HIS COUNTRY IN THE U.S. ARMY FOR 23 YEARS.  HE LATER WORKED AS A SECURITY GUARD WITH THE TEXAS DEParTment OF CORRECTIONS IN HUNTSVILLE.
 
CHURCH AFFILIATION:    HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH OF ATOKA.
 
A LONGTIME MEMBER OF THE ATOKA D.A.V. AND THE AMERICAN LEGION, HE WAS A MASTER MECHANIC AND LOVED TO BUILD HOT RODS AND RACE CARS.
 
 
       survived by
 
WIFE:    PAM edson OF THE HOME at atoka, ok.
 
SONS:    DANNY ERWIN AND WIFE MICHELLE OF HOUSTON, TX.
                 ROGER ERWIN AND WIFE MELISSA OF CLOUDY, OK.
 
MOTHER-IN-LAW:     MARY CLAY OF ATOKA, OK.
 
GRANDCHILDREN:     CODY, DUSTIN, JESSICA, BROC, ADRIANA, AND CHRISTINA ERWIN.
 
BROTHERS:    JOHNNY EDSON AND WIFE MARY ANN OF AUSTIN, TX.
                           EDDIE EDSON OF BEAUMONT, TX.
                           RICKY EDSON AND WIFE WENDY OF LUNENBURG, NOVA SCOTIA, CANADA.
                           CHRIS EDSON OF HOUSTON, TX.
 
SISTERS:       MISSY FISHER AND HUSBAND CHRIS OF DENVER, CO.
                         PATRICE HESS AND HUSBAND JEFF OF LAKE MARY, FL.
 
 
       preceded in death by
 
PARENTS:     EDWARD AND MAMIE EDSON, JR.
SON:     PAL EDSON.
 
 
DATE OF SERVICES:    THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2006 AT 10:00 A.M.
PLACE OF SERVICES:     WARDS CHAPEL BAPTIST CHURCH.
 
iNTERMENT:     COUNTY LINE CEMETERY ~ PICKINS, MCCURTAIN COunty, OK AT 3:00 P.M.
 
OFFICIATING:     REV. TOM HARGRAVE.
ASSISTING:     REV. BOB GRAHAM AND REV. BOB WINGO.
 
CASKETBEARERS:     ANDRE COETZEE, BILL UNDERWOOD, ROY BURGESS, DEWEY REMBER, CHAD WHISMAN, TREVOR JACKSON.
 
HONORARY CASKETBEARERS:      OREN COCHRAN, HARLEY JENKINS, JIM LYON, GARY HUNT, LUKE REED, TINY TIEMANN, BILL MCCLENDON.
 
FAMILY NIGHT:      WEDNESDAY 6:00 P.M.
 
 
 
 
NAME:    FRANCES JUANITA (marical) EVANS, AGE 84, A LONGTIME EUFAULA AREA RESIDENT AND FORMER ATOKA COUNTY AREA RESIDENT
evans,juanita02
 
BORN:      SEPTEMBER 21, 1922 AT KENEFIC, OKLAHOMA TO CECIL RAY AND MINNIE ETHYL (WILLOUGHBY) MARICAL.
 
PASSED AWAY:     TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2006 AT THE KINDRED HOSPITAL IN OKLAHOMA CITY.
AGE:   84 YEARS  1 MONTH    AND   3 DAYS.
 
EDUCATION:     JUANITA ATTENDED SCHOOL AT BOGGY DEPOT.
 
MARRIED:       JAMES WYLIE EVANS ON JULY 29, 1940 AT BOGGY DEPOT, OK.  HE PRECEDED HER IN DEATH .
 
OCCUPATION:    JUANITA WAS A HOUSEWIFE AND HOMEMAKER as well as A LOVING WIFE AND MOTHER.
 
CHURCH AFFILIATION:      SHE WAS OF THE BAPTIST FAITH.
 
JUANITA ENJOYED QUILTING, SEWING, CROCHETING, AND CRAFTS as well as READING, BEING OUT IN THE GARDEN TAKING CARE OF PLANTS, AND A GOOD DAY FISHING.
 
 
       survived by
 
CHILDREN:      CECIL EDWARD EVANS AND WIFE PATTY OF JONES, OK.
                           JERRY WYLIE EVANS and WIFE DEBBIE OF POTTSBORO, TX.
                           BARBARA ROBERTS and HUSBAND DAVID OF EUFAULA, OK.
 
7 GRANDCHILDREN, 15 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN, 4 GREAT GREAT GRANDCHILDREN.
 
BROTHERS:      DURWARD MARICAL AND WIFE ANN OF TUTTLE, OK.
                             DERRELL MARicAL AND WIFE BARBARA OF GUTHRIE, OK.
                             DONALD MARicAL AND WIFE TERESA OF ADA, OK.
                             DOWELL MARicAL and WIFE TOI OF OKLAHOMA CITY.
 
SISTERS:     IVA EVAN AND HUSBAND LEO OF BOGGY DEPOT, OK.
                       SHARRON FUGATE OF TECUMSEH, OK.
 
 
       preceded in death by
 
HUSBAND:     JAMES WYLIE EVANS ON APRIL 26, 1975.
PARENTS:     CECIL AND MINNIE MARICAL
GRANDDAUGHTER:     CHANCE EVANS
GREAT GRANDDAUGHTER:     STEPHANIE HENDRIX.
 
 
DATE OF SERVICES:    SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28,2 006 AT 10:00 AM  
PLACE OF SERVICES:     BROWN’S funeral CHAPEL ~ atoka, ok
 
INTERMENT:     BOGGY DEPOT CEMETERY.
 
OFFICIATING:     ARVEL HALL.
 
CASKETBEARERS:   JEREMY MCELVANEY, TRAVIS EVANS, JIMMY TAYLOR, TODD MAYNARD, BILL PRATER, JEFF TODD.
 
FAMILY NIGHT:    FRIDAY 6:00 TO 8:00 P.M.
 
 
 
 
NAME:    MYRTLE elizabeth (Wafford) WALKER, AGE 88, A MINERAL WELLS, TX RESIDENT AND FORMER ATOKA AREA RESIDENT.
walker,myrtle
 
BORN:      MAY 1, 1918 TO DIAL AND LELA (POWNDS) WAFFORD AT HOCHATOWN, OK.
 
PASSED AWAY:     WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2006 AT WEATHERFORD, TX.
AGE:   88 YEARS  5  MONTHS    AND     24 DAYS.
 
EDUCATION:   SHE ATTENDED BROMIDE AND CLARITA SCHOOLS.
 
MARRIED:       DOUGLAS WALKER ON MAY 27, 1948 AT ADA, OK.
 
OCCUPATION:    SHE WAS HOUSEWIFE AND HOMEMAKER.
 
CHURCH AFFILIATION:      SHE WAS OF THE BAPTIST FAITH.
 
SHE LOVED SPENDING TIME WITH HER FAMILY AND FRIENDS. MYRTLE ENJOYED SEWING AND LISTENING TO GOOD MUSIC.
 
 
       survived by
 
DAUGHTER:      VIVIAN ABLES OF GARNER, TX.
 
GRANDSONS:     ALLEN ABLES OF SYNDER, TX.
                               MICHAEL ABLES OF PRINCETON, TX.
                               PRICE ABLES OF MCKINNEY, TX.
 
GREAT GRANDCHILDREN:     JOSH ABLES, MICHAEL ED ABLES, JIMMY LEE SMITH, AND LYNN ABLES.
 
 
NIECES AND NEPHEWS:      HASKELL COOK AND WIFE MARY OF ATOKA, OK.
                                                     BARBARA COOK OF ATOKA, OK.
                                                     ROBERT COOK AND WIFE GLENDA OF MEEKER, OK.
                                                     CLAY COOK AND WIFE GAYLE OF ATOKA, OK.
                                                     ROGER COOK OF INDIANA.
                                                     LETHA OLEPHANT AND HUSBAND DAVE OF INDIANA.
                                                     JANETTA PERRY AND HUSBAND BOB OF OKLAHOMA CITY.
                                                     NEM WAFFORD OF ATOKA, OK.
                                                     NADINE ENNIS AND HUSBAND DAVID OF TUSHKA, OK.
 
 
       preceded in death by
 
HUSBAND:     DOUGLAS WALKER on March 16, 2006.
PARENTS:     DIAL AND LELA WAFFORD
SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW:     VIVIAN AND DEM COOK
BROTHERS:    NEM  AND LEM WAFFORD
NEPHEW:    CALVIN COOK
 
 
DATE OF SERVICES:      SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2006 AT 2:00 P.M.
PLACE OF SERVICES:       BROWN’S funeral CHAPEL ~ atoka, OK.
 
INTERMENT:     WELLS VALLEY CEMETERY ~ JOHNSTON COUNTY, OK
 
OFFICIATING:     REV. BOB GRAHAM.
 
CASKETBEARERS:     JOHN COOK, ROBERT COOK, CLAY COOK,  NEM WAFFORD, CODY COOK, BRYAN COOK.
 
HONORARY CASKETBEARERS:      ROGER COOK, HASKELL COOK.
 
FAMILY NIGHT:    FRIDAY 7:00 TO 8:00 P.M.
 
 
 
 
NAME:      CATHIE NADINE (LANG) GLASCO, AGE 53, AN ANTLERS AREA AND FORMER ATOKA COUNTY AREA RESIDENT
glasco,cathie
 
BORN:      MARCH 26, 1953 AT COALGATE, ok TO LOYD DALTON AND GENEVA ALINE (GADDIS) LANG.
 
PASSED AWAY:     WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2006 AT THE PUSHMATAHA COUNTY HOSPITAL.
AGE:   53 YEARS  6  MONTHS    AND   29 DAYS.
 
EDUCATION:     CATHIE ATTENDED HENRYETTA  ELEMENTARY AND  ATOKA HIGH SCHOOL.
 
MARRIED:       GARY GLASCO ON november 20, 1987 AT  shawnee , OK.
 
OCCUPATION:    CATHIE WORKED AS TRUCK DRIVER FOR CCCC RANCH.
 
CHURCH AFFILIATION:      SHE WAS AFFLIATED WITH THE FULL GOSPEL CHURCH.
 
SHE ENJOYED OIL PAINTING, FLOWER GARDENING, AND RAISING ROSES.
 
 
       survived by
 
HUSBAND:   GARY glasco OF THE HOME at antlers, ok.
 
CHILDREN:    KEVIN G. MAXWELL and WIFE PAULA OF MIDWEST CITY, OK.
                           AMBER LACY GLASCO OF ANTLERS, OK.
 
FATHER:      LOYD LANG OF ATOKA, OK.
 
BROTHERS:      BILL LANG AND WIFE SHARON OF ATOKA, Ok.
                             J. D. LANG AND WIFE VI OF ATOKA, OK.
 
GRANDSON:    TYLER MAXWELL OF MIDWEST CITY, OK.
 
 
       preceded in death by
 
MOTHER:    GENEVA LANG.
SISTER:    CAROLYN SUE LANG.
 
 
DATE OF SERVICES:    MONDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2006 AT 2:00 PM 
PLACE OF SERVICES:     BROWN’S funeral CHAPEL ~ atoka, ok.
 
INTERMENT:     GREEN MEADOWS CEMETERY ~ atoka, ok.
 
OFFICIATING:     REV. LARRY HORN.
 
CASKETBEARERS:     terry clark, joe lang, billy lang, brad carey, j. r. cooksey, bobby evans.
 
 
FAMILY NIGHT:    SUNDAY 6:00 TO 8:00 P.M.
 
 
 
 
NAME:      EDWARD GRANVEl JOHNSON, AGE 65, AN ATOKA AREA RESIDENT
 
BORN:      JANUARY 24, 1941 AT lone grove, OK TO LUTHER BURLIN AND WILLIE FAY (LUSK) JOHNSON.
 
PASSED AWAY:     WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2006 AT HIS RESIDENCE.
AGE:     65  YEARS   9 MONTHS   AND  1 DAYS.
 
EDUCATION:     EDWARD ATTENDED SCHOOL AT LONE GROVE, GRAHAM, AND SULPHUR. ok.
 
MARRIED:       BETTY RIDLING IN 1960 AT SULPHUR, OK.
                           LINDA BRASHEAR IN 1979 AT JEFFERSON, GA.
 
OCCUPATION:      EDWARD WORKED AS A HORSE TRAINER.
 
CHURCH AFFILIATION:      HE WAS OF THE BAPTIST FAITH.
 
EDWARD SERVED HIS COUNTRY IN THE U.S. ARMY.
 
HE RAISED DONKEYS, LOVED FISHING, AND STORY TELLING
 
 
       survived by
 
LOVING COMPANION:      MARY DILBECK OF SULPHUR, OK.
 
CHILDREN:    VICKIE CONNER AND HUSBAND MICHAEL OF VERMONT.
                           JOE JOHNSON OF ATHENS, GA.
                           GENA JOHNSON OF SULPHUR, OK.
                           CHRISTY RHYNE AND HUSBAND JAMES OF WARDVILLE, OK
 
GRANDCHILDREN:     SARAH AND HENRY RHYNE OF WARDVILLE, OK.
 
BROTHERS:    KEN MOSS AND WIFE LORENA OF LONE GROVE, OK.
                           JERRY JOHNSON AND WIFE RUTH OF FLORidA.
                           JAY JOHNSON AND WIFE JUNE OF LONE GROVE, OK.
 
SISTER:    NONA FAY ROBINSON AND HUSBAND FLOYD OF DICKSON
 
 
       preceded in death by
 
PARENTS:     LUTHER  AND WILLIE JOHNSON.
BROTHER:     WILLIAM “FETO” HENRY JOHNSON.
 
 
MEMORIAL SERVICES:     SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2006 AT 1:00 P.M.
PLACE OF SERVICES:     HIS RESIDENCE NEAR TUSHKA, ok.
 
OFFICIATING:   JOE JOHNSON.
 
 
 
 
NAME:    LINNIE “BELLE” (BOWEN) BOLT COX, AGE 88, AN ATOKA AREA RESIDENT.
cox,linnie
 
BORN:    FEBRUARY 9, 1918 AT WARDVILLE, OK TO GEORGE TIMOTHY AND MAUD CATHERINE (MOYER) BOWEN.
 
PASSED AWAY:     SUNDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2006 AT THE ATOKA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL.
AGE:   88 YEARS    8 MONTHS    AND   20 DAYS.
 
EDUCATION:     LINNIE ATTENDED WARDVILLE AND LIMESTONE GAP SCHOOLS .
 
MARRIED:     ENITH LEE BOLT, SR.
                         DANIEL S. COX ON SEPTEMBER 16, 1942 AT DEQUEEN, AR.
 
OCCUPATION:      LINNIE WORKED AS A COOK AT THE ATOKA TRUCK STOP MANY YEARS FOR RAY DARST. SHE WAS A HOUSEWIFE AND A HOMEMAKER.
 
CHURCH AFFILIATION:    SHE WAS OF THE BAPTIST FAITH.
 
SHE ENJOYED COOKING, GARDENING, AND FLOWER GARDENING.
 
 
       survived by
 
DAUGHTER:      THYRA GUDGEL OF ATOKA, OK.
 
SONS:      CHARLES RICHARD BOLT AND WIFE WANDA OF CLEBURNE, TX.
                 BILLY JOE COX AND WIFE TERRY OF ARNOLD, MO.
                 KEITH WAYNE COX OF ATOKA, OK
 
SISTER:      LOIS LATHUM OF SUNRAY, TX.
 
BROTHERS:      ELBERT BOWEN OF SUNRAY, TX.
                             HOWARD BOWEN OF SUNRAY, TX.
 
HALF BROTHER:      HENRY WEATHERS OF CALIFORNIa.
 
13 GRANDCHILDREN, 27 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN, 5 GREAT GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN,
 
       preceded in death by
 
HUSBANDS:    ENITH LEE BOLT, SR.
                           DANIEL S. COX on july 8, 1990.
SON:     ENITH LEE BOLT, JR. on april 15, 2001.
GRANDSONS:     JAMES LEE AND RICHARD LEE BOLT.
GRANDDAUGHTER:     DONNA MARIE BOLT.
13 BROTHERS AND SISTERS.
 
 
DATE OF SERVICES:      THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2006 AT 2:00 P.M.
PLACE OF SERVICES:     BROWN’S funeral CHAPEL ~ atoka, ok.
 
INTERMENT:     TUSHKA CEMETERY, tushka, ok.
 
OFFICIATING:     ARVEL HALL.
 
CASKETBEARERS:     JERRY SETTLEMIRE, DWIGHT COATS, LAYTON GOSSETT, PATRICK GILBERT, LEE WHITE, DAVID “HOOTER” MCININCH, DENNIS MCININCH.
 
HONORARY CASKETBEARERS:    GRANDSONS.
 
FAMILY NIGHT:    WEDNESDAY 7:00 P.M.
 
 
 
 
NAME:      CLARENCE RAY “SHORTY/SNOOKEY” FARRELL,AGE 71, A LONGTIME MEAD AND DURANT AREA RESIDENT.
Farrell,clarence
 
BORN:    SEPTEMBER 4, 1935 AT DURANT, OKLAHOMA TO GUY H. AND ADA (SPARKS) FARRELL.
 
PASSED AWAY:     SUNDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2006 AT THE MEDICAL CENTER OF SE OKLAHOMA IN DURANT.
AGE:     71  YEARS   1 MONTH    AND     25 DAYS.
 
EDUCATION:     SHORTY ATTENDED AND GRADUATED FROM DURANT HIGH SCHOOL.
 
MARRIED:       DELORES JEAN SUTTON ON SEPTEMBER 11, 1965 AT DURANT, ok.
 
OCCUPATION:      SHORTY WAS EMPLOYED BY BRICE/DIXICO COmpany OF DALLAS FOR MANY YEARS AS A PRINTER AND SUPERINTENDeNT, RETIRING IN 1994.    HE LATER WORKED FOR THE DURANT DAILY DEMOCRAT newsPAPER AND TEXOMA GOLF COURSE.   FOR THE PAST 6 YEARS HE WAS A FUNERAL ASSISTANT FOR BROWN’S FUNERAL SERVICE IN DURANT AND ATOKA.
 
CHURCH AFFILIATION:    SHORTY WAS OF THE BAPTIST FAITH.
 
HE SERVED HIS COUNTRY IN THE U. S. ARMY FROM 1960-1962 AS AN M.P.  HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE WEST BRYAN COUNTY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT.
 
SHORTY LOVED FISHING AND GOLFING.
 
 
       survived by
 
WIFE:    JEAN farrell OF THE HOME IN MEAD, ok.
 
SONS:    L. TODD FARRELL AND WIFE TRENA OF MEAD, ok.
                 GUY H. FARRELL AND WIFE MARY OF KILGORE, TX.
 
GRANDDAUGHTERS:    BRANDI AND BRIANNA FARRELL OF KILGORE, TX.
 
STEP GRANDDAUGHTERS:     THERESE, TONYA, AND NIKKI SMITH OF DURANT, OK.
 
STEP GREAT GRANDDAUGHTERS:     ALEXIS BLANTON AND HAILE SMITH OF DURANT, ok.
 
STEP GREAT GRANDSON:     DE’SHON T. SMITH OF DURANT, OK.
 
 
       preceded in death by
 
PARENTS:     GUY AND ADA FARRELL.
MOTHER-IN-LAW:     FRANCES SUTTON.
BROTHER:     BILL FARRELL.
 
 
DATE OF SERVICES:    WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2006 AT 10:00 AM
PLACE OF SERVICES:   BROWN’S funeral CHAPEL ~ DURANT, ok.
 
iNTERMENT:   HIGHLAND CEMETERY ~ DURANT, ok.
 
OFFICIATING:     REV. KERRY GROCE.
ASSISTING:     REV. FRED WALDREP.
 
CASKETBEARERS:     TRACEY SUTTON, CHRISTOPHER GEORGE, SCOTTY ALLEN, MIKE CHALK, MICHAEL WALKER, JOEY TURNER.
 
HONORARY CASKETBEARERS:    JAMES ERDMANN, BOB AUBREY, P. H. FINLEY, BILL LAIRD, WILLIE GRAY, MIKE GEORGE, JERRY ALLEN, BUTCH TUCKER, BILLY SUTTON, ROY SUTTON.
 
FAMILY NIGHT:    TUESDAY 6:00 TO 8:00 P.M.
 
 
 
 
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