Funeral services for Anna Blanche Myers will be held Saturday, September 18, 2004, at 10:30 a.m., in the Ferguson Funeral Home Chapel in Chickasha, Okla., with Reverend Larry Hatfield officiating. Anna Blanche Smith Myers passed away Tuesday, September 14, 2004, in Lufkin, Texas, where she had lived for several years.
Alumnus and former USAO admissions recruiter Alan R. Murry died Monday of a heart attack Monday, Sept. 13, 2004 in Siloam Springs, Ark. Murry was 41. At the time of his death, Murry was employed by John Brown University in Siloam Springs, Ark. He was married in August. His avocation was singing and public speaking. Murry was known for oratorial skills, especially for his presentation of Martin Luther King’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech. He graduated from USAO in 1985. His funeral will be in Siloam Springs on Friday.
Erma Maxine 'Mickey' Mosshart passed away on March 12, 2005, surrounded by her four daughters. Mickey was born in Oklahoma City, May 30, 1925, and graduated from Capitol Hill High School in 1943.
She attended Oklahoma Women's College and graduated from Oklahoma A & M in 1947. Mickey was a math teacher for over 20 years in the Edmond and Moore School systems, and was always a strong supporter of education. She enjoyed reading and quilting and was an avid bridge player who cherished her time with her many friends.
Longtime faculty member Mary Alice Morris, who taught at the college from 1953-1981, died August 17, 1999.
She earned her bachelor of Science Degree in Household Science from Oklahoma State University in 1938. He earned a Master of Science Degree in Household Science from OSU in 1949.
A freshman student, Krystle Leigh Morris, 20, of Chickasha died Friday, Dec. 31, 2004. She was attending both the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma and Redlands Community College. She was planning a career in nursing.
Services were held Saturday, Jan. 8, at Bible Baptist Church. Sevier Funeral Home handled arrangements.
Krystle was born April 10, 1984, in Enid, to John Michael and Deborah Sue (Imhoff) Morris. She lived in the Chickasha area since she was 3 years old.
Krystle was preceded in death by her father, John Michael Morris.
A memorial service is scheduled at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 23, in the USAO Alumni Chapel for Judy Beth Morgan, a 1994 graduate of the University of Science and Arts, who died Jan. 11 in Phoenix. Morgan, 55, fought a long, valiant battle with lung cancer.
The memorial service in Chickasha is sponsored by faculty members and friends in the USAO Division of Arts and Humanities, whose lives were touched by Judy’s work here.
Funeral for Florence E. Montgomery, 86, Lawton, will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 13, at First United Methodist Church of Lawton, Okla., with the Rev. Frankye A. Johnson, pastor, officiating.
Mrs. Montgomery died Thursday, Dec. 9, 2004, at a local care center.
Burial will be at Highland Cemetery under direction of Lawton Ritter Gray Funeral Home.
Mima Magoffin McCandless, 84, of St. Petersburg, Fla., died Sunday, Sept. 26, 2004, at her home. John S. Rhodes Funeral Home Inc. East Chapel in St. Petersburg is handling arrangements.
EWING, N.J. -- Helen Buckman McPeek, 93, of Ewing, died quietly in her sleep Friday, Jan. 14, 2005, at Chandler Hall in Newtown, PA. Mrs. McPeek was an active member of the P.E.O. organization, which supports education.
Alma Lucille McGee, 93, passed away Tuesday, October 26, 2004. Alma McGee Dotson was born in Okemah, OK on February 1, 1911 to Samuel and Sarah Ellison McGee and was one of 13 children. The McGees were an Oklahoma Territory pioneer family, and Samuel was in both Oklahoma Land Rushes.