Carolyn Lenora (Littles) Lee was born July 17, 1944 in Chickasha, Oklahoma to the parentage of Kelly and Ollie Littles. Following a long illness Carolyn died peacefully in September 1, 2007 in Detroit, Michigan. Carolyn grew up in Chickasha, Oklahoma; she received her early education from Lincoln School and was a member of the New Hope Baptist Church. Along with being a good student she played Junior High basketball. Carolyn was a graduate of Chickasha High School, class of 1962, where she played trombone in the marching band. CarolynÆs passion was baton twirling.
Pauls Valley, Okla. ù A celebration of life for Carolyn Louise Salyer, 61, Pauls Valley, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at United Methodist Church in Pauls Valley. Mrs. Salyer died Saturday, Aug. 4, 2007, in Pauls Valley of cancer. She was born Jan. 1, 1946, in Pauls Valley, the daughter of Preston Silas and Mary Ellan Williams. She attended Pauls Valley High School and the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma. Mrs. Salyer owned and operated Santa Fe Optical in Lawrence, Kan., from 1995 to 2006. She married Jim Salyer. He preceded her in death.
Carol W. Campbell passed away peacefully at her daughter's home in New Orleans on Wednesday, March 25, 2009, at the age of 95. She was the beloved wife of the late Ralph B. Campbell for 51 years and the loving mother of Karen Ralston and her former husband David L. Ralston. She is also survived by several nieces, nephews and extended family members. Mrs. Campbell was a native of Oklahoma, where she lived up until 4 years ago, when she moved to New Orleans to be closer to her daughter.
Carol Jo Pruitt Bertrang passed away Aug. 25, 2009 in Los Angeles after a brief illness. Carol was born May 1, 1941 to Cletus Gerald and Henriella Hudspeth Pruitt in Los Angeles. She married Kennedy Bertrang on Sept. 15, 1973 in Dallas, and they moved to Los Angeles in 1976. Carol was the granddaughter of the late F.C. and Ruby Thompson Ridgway of Marietta, Okla. and the niece of the late Dr. Donivan L. Ridgway of Dallas. She graduated from high school in Marietta in 1959 and attended Oklahoma College for Women in Chickasha.
BRENDA L. TAYLOR Funeral services for Brenda L. Taylor, 59, of Chickasha will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 31, 2007, in the First and Georgia Church of Christ with Willie Mays officiating.
Brenda Taylor was born October 11, 1947, in Berkeley, California the daughter of Clifford and Alberta (Vinson) Oliver. She died January 25, 2007, in Chickasha after a courageous battle with cancer.
Captain Bradford Edward, Chaplain Corps, US Navy. The Rev. Dr. Bradford E. Ableson, an Episcopal priest and former Command Chaplain of the U. S. Strategic Command, died February 17th following a courageous battle with cancer. Father Ableson was born in January, 1959 in Tulsa and graduated from Mason High School in 1977. He received a B.A.
Lysne, Billye Robinson. Mrs. Billye Robinson Lysne, 86, of Tucker, GA, passed away on 21 February, 2008. She was born in Snyder, OK. Her parents Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Robinson came to Oklahoma from Tennessee in a covered wagon and were married in Indian Territory. Mrs. Lysne graduated from Hobart OK High School in 1939 and received her Bachelors degree from Oklahoma College for Women in 1941. During WWII she worked in Borden General Hospital. When it closed in 1946 she worked for the Civil Aeronautics Administration in Flight Safety.
Billy Wayne Freeman Services for Billy Wayne Freeman were held July 19 and July 20 at Amis-Kennard Funeral Home and at Oakhaven Memorial Gardens Chapel at Claremore. Freeman, 69, died July 16, 2007. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Reba Freeman and two grandsons. He was born Feb. 16, 1938, at Paris, Ark. He was a 1956 graduate of Muskogee High School and a veteran of the U.S. Army. Freeman married Wynema Thomas of Stillwell.
BILLIE FAY LAWRENCE GOE The funeral for Billie Fay Lawrence Goe, 80, of Tonkawa, will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Tonkawa Bible Church. Weather permitting, burial will be 4 p.m. in Hayward Cemetery. Arrangements are by Anderson Funeral Home of Tonkawa. She was born Nov. 19, 1926, in Shawnee to Clara and Foy Lawrence and died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2007, in Ponca City Medical Center.
Shaw, Betty (Bill) Betty (Mrs. Bill) Shaw, of Oklahoma City, passed away December 7, 2007. She was born in Amarillo, Texas and graduated from Los Alamos High School in San Antonio, Texas. She later moved to Oklahoma and graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the Oklahoma College for Women in 1942. Betty was employed by Mobile Oil Company in the years following her college graduation. She met and, in 1948, married William T. 'Bill' Shaw, who survives her. Betty is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, and friends, all of whose lives were brightened by her warm and generous spirit.