PHILLIPS Vera Lee Phillips passed away after a brief illness on February 4, 2014 at Mission Trail Baptist Hospital. Vera Lee Carter was born February 21, 1924 to Ilex Lee and Guy Thomas Carter in Dallas, Texas. She was raised and graduated from high school in Elgin, Texas.
EILEEN DUNN Oct. 27, 1922 - Jan. 26, 2014 OKLAHOMA CITY To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord. Eileen Dunn, 91, went to her heavenly home on January 26, 2014 in Tampa, Fla. after a short illness. She was born October 27, 1922 to Margaret and Carlo Carletti in Krebs, Okla. The family lived in Haileyville, Okla.
Jacob Harold Almon was freed from the struggles of this life and began his eternal walk in heaven with Jesus on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at the Veteran’s Center in Lawton. A celebration of Harold’s life and homegoing will be held at a graveside service at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 at the Marlow Cemetery with Rev. Cliff Hawkins offi- ciating.
Ada - Services for former long-time Ada resident, Betty Jo Voss, 93, are 10 a.m. Friday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, Bud Ross will officiate. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Voss died Monday, Jan. 20, 2014 at Shawnee Care Center. She was born Feb. 9, 1920 at Rocky, Okla. to Byron and Myrtle Welch Fullerton. She graduated from Gotebo High School.
Betty LaPierre Oct. 6, 1939 - Jan. 18, 2014 Resident of Sunnyvale Betty Maxine Sullivan LaPierre passed away January 18, 2014. She was born to Robert Leroy Sullivan Sr. and Charlie Evelyn Jones in Chickasha, Oklahoma on October 6, 1939. She was raised in Chickasha, but moved to California in 1960.
FLETCHER - Jean Z. Henry passed away in the early hours of Dec. 30, 2013. Her passions were music, young children, and especially her family. She will be missed by everyone whose life she touched.
Funeral for Donald Ray Cherry, 64, Lawton will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Northwest Church of Christ with Monte Ginnings, minister, officiating. Mr. Cherry died Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, in a Lawton hospital. Burial with military honors will be at Highland Cemetery under direction of Becker-Rabon Funeral Home. Don was born June 21, 1949, in Long Beach, Calif., to Elton and Carmel Cherry.
Florene Faye Barker June 9, 1917 - January 22, 2014 Florene Faye Lackey Barker was born June 9, 1917 in Sayre, Oklahoma to Frieda and Milton Kurtzey. She passed away January 22, 2014 at Sayre, Oklahoma at the age of 96 years, 7 months and 13 days. Florene grew up in the Sayre area where she graduated from Sayre High School.
NORMAN - Phyllis Gayle Baker, 87, of Norman, passed away Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. She was born Sept. 10, 1926, in Poteau to Frank Preston and Elizabeth Young. Phyllis grew up in Poteau and attended Poteau High School, where she was a majorette and band queen.
Winona Marie Miller Winona Marie Miller (20 Feb 1926-14 Jan 2014) Winona Miller was born Winona Fugate in Hobart, OK to Omar and Duchesse Fugate. Duchesse had contracted smallpox from one of her students and was near death when she gave birth. Winona contracted smallpox three days later and both nearly died, but were nursed back to health by a lady doctor who gave them specialized care.