Obits

CALHOUN, Ann S. (Smith)

Funeral service for Ann Smith Calhoun, age 86, of Ninnekah, Oklahoma, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 30, 2004, in Epworth United Methodist Church. Annie Laura Ann Smith, the daughter of Della Mattie (Hendrix) and James Allen Smith, was born July 14, 1917, west of Gracemont in the Whitebread community. She died Sunday, June 27, 2004, at her home east of Ninnekah.

BUTTERFIELD, Rosemond Moore (Johns)

Funeral services for Rosemond Moore Butterfield, 70, of Chickasha, will be held Friday, October 8, 2004, at 1:30 p.m., in the Ferguson Funeral Home Chapel. Rosemond Butterfield was born December 13, 1933, in Chickasha, the daughter of Raymond Johns and Bertha Mae Taylor Johns. She slipped away to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 2, 2004.

BUSH, Larry Joe

The campus family mourns with our bookstore manager, Dana Poag ,in the death of her father, Larry Bush of Chickasha.
Services for Larry Joe Bush, 65, are scheduled Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2004 at 2 p.m. at Epworth United Methodist Church in Chickasha. Mr. Bush was born the son of Joseph Shelby Bush and Gladys Marie Parks Bush on August 25, 1938, in Arkansas City, Kan. He died on February 1, 2004, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
He married Veda Pike on June 26, 1960, in Clearwater, Kansas.

BURNS, Velma Irene (Olive)

VELMA IRENE OLIVE BURNS, died December 27, 2004. She was born in Paoli, OK to the late Beulah Moore Olive and the late Walter Olive. A graduate of Oklahoma College for Women and a physicist at the National Bureau of Standards, she was preceded in death by her husband, Odis N. Burns. She is survived by her son, Walter Burns daughter, Sandy May and grandchildren, Stephen, Carolyn, Lindsey, and Jeremy May. The memorial service is at 2 p.m. on Thursday, December 30, 2004 at Memorial United Methodist Church, 804 Gammon Rd., Virginia Beach, VA. Mrs.

BUNTIN, Dr. L. Ann

Berkeley Square, Ohio - Dr. Ann Buntin, 93, a resident of Berkeley Square, died Thursday, June 17, 2004, in Hamilton, Ohio.

BROOKS, Wendell Gene

Graveside services for Wendell Gene Brooks, 76, will be at 2 p.m., Wednesday, at Memory Lane Cemetery, Anadarko, Okla., with her cousin, Donald Francen, officiating.

Mrs. Brooks was born March 22, 1928 In Cement, Okla., and died Sunday at the United Regional Hospital in Wichita Falls, following a sudden illness. She grew up in Anadarko, and graduated from Anadarko High School.

BRISCOE, Eugenia (Reynolds)

Eugenia Reynolds Briscoe of Madison died Sunday, May 23rd, 2004 at Crestood Hospital. She was a resident of Madison for the past 11 years and lived in Corpus Christi, Texas, for 40 years. She was a resident of Valley View Rehabilitation Center in Madison. She was preceded in death by her husband, Curtis G. Briscoe in 1981.

BOYKIN-NOVIELLO, Suzy (Bizzell)

Funeral for Suzy Boykin-Noviello, 46, Lawton, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2004, at Whinery-Huddleston Funeral Chapel.
She died Friday, Oct. 1, 2004, in Anadarko.
Burial will be at Highland Cemetery.
She was born Nov. 10, 1957, in Temple, to Geneva Lee Bolen and Frank Lee Bizzell. She was a lifelong resident of Lawton. She graduated from Walters High School and later earned an associate's degree from the University of Science and Arts in Chickasha. She worked as a lab technician for Cosmetics Speciality Labs of Lawton.

BOYCE, Eli 'Sonny'

Services were held on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2004, for Eli E. “Sonny” Boyce, age 70 of Chickasha in the McRay Funeral Home Chapel. Mr. Boyce is the father-in-law of USAO’s Lynn Boyce, chief information officer.

Eli E. “Sonny” Boyce was born the son of W.T. “Bill” Boyce and Loretta Riggle Boyce on September 5, 1934, in Medicine Park, Oklahoma. He died on November 25, 2004, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

BELT, Joy Catherine

Joy Catherine Belt, longtime resident of Ponca City, passed away Sept. 17, 2004, at 2:10 a.m. at the home of her caregiver after a courageous struggle with two incurable diseases, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS-Lou Gehrig's Disease) and Progressive Bulbar Palsy.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 20, at the Duncan Cemetery in Duncan under the direction of Trout Funeral Home with the Rev. Dr. Randy Scraper, pastor, First United Methodist Church, Duncan, officiating. The casket will not be open following the ceremony.

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