From Norman Transcript - Norman, Oklahoma February 26, 2004
JAMES ALLEN DEATHERAGE
James Allen Deatherage died Monday, Feb. 23, in Chickasha. Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Chapel Funeral Service in Noble with the Rev. Rod Carroll officiating. Burial will be at the Noble IOOF Cemetery with military honors provided by Fort Sill in Lawton. Memorial Chapel Funeral Service is handling arrangements.
Mr. Deatherage was born Feb. 16, 1916, in Maud, the sixth of 10 children born to Stephen and Annie Morgan Deatherage. Mr. Deatherage enlisted in the Army during World War II. He achieved the rank of sergeant with the Army First Cavalry Division. He was stationed at Fort Bliss, Texas, and in the South Pacific before being honorably discharged. Mr. Deatherage and his wife, Jolene, returned to Norman and farmed many years near Hollywood Corner. Mr. Deatherage enjoyed baseball and played the sport while in high school. He worked for Sears and was a painter for the University of Oklahoma until he retired in 1985. Mr. Deatherage and his family moved to Noble in 1975. Mr. Deatherage and his wife lived in Noble until they moved in August 2003 to Chickasha to be near their daughter. Mr. Deatherage became a Christian in 1959 and was a member at Noble Church of Christ. Through the years, he kept in contact with his Army friends, Verle Reed of Hollandale, Minn., and Willard Gray of Childress, Texas.
Mr. Deatherage was preceded in death by his parents; eight brothers and sisters; and son-in-law, James L. Wood.
Mr. Deatherage is survived by his wife, Jolene of the home; daughter, Verna Wood of Chickasha; grandchildren, Thomas, Skye and Dusty Wood, all of Chickasha; brother, Rex Deatherage of Choctaw; and many other family members and friends.
Bearers will be Jiggs Leslie, Stick Nelson, Craig and Tommy Deatherage and Bill Williams.
Honorary bearers will be Dr. Joe Riddle and Dale Piper
From The Chickasha Express-Star - Chickasha, Oklahoma August 23, 2004
JOLENE WINIFRED GRAVES DEATHERAGE
Jolene Winifred Deatherage was born on April 29, 1923, near Quinton,
Oklahoma, to Clyde Graves and Clara Egbert Graves. She rejoined her
husband of 52 years, Jim Deatherage, on August 21, 2004. Jim passed away
on their 52nd wedding anniversary on February 23, 2004.
Jolene and Jim were married in 1952 at Palo Verde, Arizona. They have one
daughter, Verna Wood, and three grandchildren, Thomas, Skye, and Dusty
Wood, of Chickasha.
After living in Arizona and California for a few years, they returned to
Oklahoma in 1955, living in the Oklahoma City area. In 1959 they moved to
a farm north of Norman near Hollywood Corner, where they lived for many
years. In 1975 they purchased 10 acres at Slaughterville Corner, where
they resided until July of last year when they moved to Chickasha to be
near their daughter, due to failing health.
Jolene's growing up years were spent in Quinton, Oklahoma, and Ft. Smith,
Arkansas. She learned to play the piano at an early age as therapy for a
serious arm injury. She taught piano for many years. She loved gospel
music and played piano in her young adult years for one of the Stamps-
Baxter quartets. She and her family had their own quartet and sang for
the sick and shut-ins on Sunday afternoons.
Jolene worked for Montgomery Ward in Oklahoma City and Fresno, California
for several years. She spent seven and a half years at the University of
Oklahoma Book Exchange in Norman. Her favorite job was in downtown
Oklahoma City at Russell Stover Candies, where she worked for 11 years.
Jolene became a Christian as a teenager and attended the Ninnekah Church
of Christ after moving to Chickasha.
Mrs. Deatherage was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, her
sister, Lena Graves, and her son-in-law, Skip Wood. She is survived by
her daughter and grandchildren, her brother, J. C. Graves, many nieces,
nephews, and friends.
Jolene loved people and loved to visit. She had a sweet smile and much
love for her family and friends. She will be missed a great deal.
Services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, august 24, 2004, at Memorial
Chapel Funeral Chapel with Rod Carroll officiating. Interment will be at
Noble IOOF Cemetery under the direction of Memorial Chapel Funeral Service
Bryan-College Station Eagle March 15, 1959 — Aug. 5, 2002
ROBERT COOPER JR.
Services for Robert Cooper Jr., 43, of Bryan are set for 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Hillier Funeral Home in Bryan.
Dyrel Collins will officiate. Burial will be in the Bryan City Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 8:30 a.m. to the time of services Thursday at the funeral home.
Mr. Cooper died Monday in the Bremond Nursing Center.
He was born in San Diego, Calif., and lived in Bryan for two years. He formerly lived in Houston and was a security guard. He was a member of the A&M Church of Christ.
Survivors include two sons, Bobby Cooper and Jesse Cooper, both of Bryan; a daughter, Jamie Cooper of Bryan; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Kimberly and Bill Rodarmel and Melody and Peter Herb, all of Houston; his mother, Evelyn Cooper of Bryan; and his grandmother, Esther Atchison of Bryan.
Bryan-College Station Eagle September 8, 2003
MARY EVALYN COLLIE COOPER
Services for Mary Evalyn Collie Cooper, 82, of Bryan are set for 10 a.m. Tuesday, September 9, 2003 at Hillier Funeral Home. A visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. Monday and from 8:30-10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Interment will follow at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Land of Memory Cemetery in Palestine, Texas.
Mrs. Cooper died on Saturday at her home. She had been a resident of Bryan since 1958, and a longtime member of First United Methodist Church of Bryan.
Mary Cooper had an extensive education, receiving many honors and degrees during her lifetime with a B.A., B.S., and M.A. from Texas Women’s University. She did post-graduate work at Trinity University, Baylor University, Texas A&M University and others. She taught elementary school as well as junior high and high school classes. When she moved to Bryan, Mary worked at Texas A&M for a while and then got a job with the Bryan ISD as a speech pathologist for 13 years. She moved to College Station ISD as an education diagnostician where she worked for 10 years. She retired in 1968 after a total of thirty-five years in the educational profession.
In 1974, Mary began her family research studies. In 1977 she began teaching classes in Genealogy, first with the community education program and later from her home where she’d created a classroom with materials she’d collected for doing research. Mary developed and compiled materials from countless libraries and bookstores across the country on Genealogy resources. Through the years, Mary has taught hundreds of people how to search for their ancestors. In 1979, she organized the Brazos Genealogy Association and became the editor and publisher of the Brazos Genealogical advertiser, which was a forty page quarterly magazine until 1986. Mary also published several books including a listing of the Willowhole and Keefer cemeteries, Brazos County 1860 Census (1842 tax roll and 1850 index), Brazos County 1970 census, Bryan city cemetery books 1,2,3 & 4 and wrote a novel – Letters from Two Brothers dating from 1870 to 1973.
In 1990, Mary organized the Texas Research Ramblers, which is a local genealogy organization that met monthly to do research and to take trips together looking for their ancestors. The Ramblers were formed from class members that Mary taught and it continues to grow having been taken over by other members since Mary became ill in June of 2003.
Mary belonged to several genealogical organizations including the National Genealogical Society and several regional organizations. She was also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, United Daughters of the was of 1812, Daughters of the American Colonists, Magna Charta Dames, National Society of New England Women and Americans of Royal Descent. Mary Cooper donated all of her research materials to the Carnegie Library in Bryan so that it will be available for all that might wish to use it to do their own research in finding their own ancestors.
Mary is survived by one son, Clyde Russell Cooper, Jr. and wife Vivian Easley-Cooper; five grandchildren, Russell Wayne Cooper and wife Tina; Ronald Lee Cooper and wife Bonnie; Robin Denise Cooper-Gonzalez and husband Jose; Diane Lynne Cooper-Reyes and husband Lupe; and Donna Jean Cooper-Adams and husband Robert. Seventeen great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. Most of the family resides here in Bryan, Texas.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to Hospice Brazos Valley, 502 W. 26th. Street, Bryan, Texas 77803, Still Creek Ranch, 6055 Hearne Lane, Bryan, Texas 77808 or the memorial of your choice.
Hillier Funeral Home
Journal News - Carmel, New York Monday, March 8th, 2004
ROY LESTER DEATHERAGE
Roy Lester Deatherage of Carmel died March 6, 2004. He was 86. Roy was born March 15, 1917 to Ernest and Amy Rea Deatherage in Oakland, AR. He later married Rose Cincotta on May 27, 1945 in Brooklyn, NY. He served in the United States Navy receiving several medals. He is survived by his wife Rose and their two children John Deatherage of Carmel and Florence Barnao of Dover Plains, NY. Survived by one brother Victor Deatherage of California and one sister Erline Reed of Oregon and eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Visiting will be Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at Adams-Cordovano Funeral Home, 15 Church Street (off Route 6), Carmel, NY. Funeral Mass will be Tuesday 11 am at 1st Kent Fishkill Baptist Church. Entombment Rose Hill Memorial Park.
Modesto Bee and Herald-News - Modesto, California July 31, 1975
Chiropractor Is Killed By Rig That Injured Kin
Modesto chiropractor Vernon Deatherage, 45, has been killed in an Alaska construction accident, crushed by the same blacktop roller that severely injured his father-in-law, Woodie Woodman of Ceres, two months ago.
Deatherage was operating the roller when it turned over on him last Thursday near Anchorage, according to work received by family friends. Burial services were held in Alaska Monday.
Deatherage, a native of Oklahoma, had worked on Alaskan construction jobs during the summer months for the past several years, as did his father-in-law. Woodman was paralyzed from the waist down in his accident. Subsequently Deatherage was assigned to operate the same piece of equipment.
He left his practice in the hands of another chiropractor while doing the construction work, taking his family from their 4401 Central Ave. home in Ceres to live with him in Alaska.
He is survived by his widow, Maudie Lee Deatherage, and five daughters, Mrs. Michael Gay of Modesto, and Mrs. Jeff Burel, Susan, Marla and Theresa Deatherage, all of Ceres.
Semilole Producer - Seminole, Oklahoma July 2004
MILO MILTON MORGAN
Graveside services for Wewoka resident Milo Milton Morgan are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Monday at Little Cemetery.
Rev. David Brasfield will officiate.
Services will be under the direction of Stout-Phillips Funeral Home of Wewoka.
Morgan died Friday, July 2, 2004 at O.U. Medical Center in Oklahoma City at the age of 80.
Morgan was born to John Elmer and Virgille "Elledge" Morgan on April 1, 1924 in Haskell-Porter.
He attended elementary school at Cromwell.
Morgan has been a resident of Oakridge Home for the last 35 years and had many friends and family and will be missed dearly.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John Elmer and Virgille Morgan; one brother, Loyd Morgan; and one sister, Thelma Romero.
Morgan is survived by four nieces, LaDean Lasiter, Louise Morgan, Naoma O’Donnell, and LeAnn Webb; two nephews, Mike Romero and Albert Morgan.
Pallbearers include Gerald Morgan, Harold Lasiter, Hershal O’Donnell, Greg Morgan, Scott Lasiter, Jeff O’Donnell and Albert Morgan.
The Baxter Bulletin - Mountain Home, Arkansas November 19, 2007
DELLA MAY CONNER
A graveside service for Della May Connor, 95, of Gassville will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Pilgrim's Rest Cemetery. Visitation will from noon- 9 p.m. today at Roller Funeral Home with family receiving friends 6-8 p.m. Mrs. Connor died Friday, Nov. 16, 2007.
She is survived locally by three sons, Bill Conner, Melvin Conner and Bob Conner.
The Tulsa World - Tulsa, Oklahoma Wednesday, June 16, 2004
JAY S. HENRY
JENKS -- Jay S. Henry, 81, Jenks Public Schools mechanic, died Monday. Service 10 a.m. Thursday, Regular Baptist Church, and graveside service 3 p.m. Thursday, Wetumka Cemetery, Wetumka. Hayhurst, Broken Arrow. Viewing at Regular Baptist Church.
The Jenks Journal - Jenks, Oklahoma Wednesday, Thursday, June 24, 2004
Services for J. S. "Jay" Henry, 81, of Jenks, were 10 a.m. Thursday, June 17, at Regular Baptist Church in Jenks. Pastor Troy Hayes officiated.
Burial followed at Wetumka Cemetery under the direction of Hayhurst Funeral Home.
Jay Henry was born March 28, 1923 at Wetumka, Okla., son of Alfred L. and Alberta (Crownover) Henry. He died Monday, June 14 at his home in Jenks.
Mr. Henry was a veteran of the United States Army, serving during World War II. He married Lucille Holden on Aug. 21, 1946 at Holdenville, Okla. They moved to Jenks in August of 1954. Lucille preceded him in death on Feb. 8, 2000.
J.S. was a mechanic supervisor for Jenks Public Schools for 26 years before retiring in 1987. He enjoyed fishing, repairing clocks and sewing machines and working for his church.
He was a member of Regular Baptist Church. Memorials may be made to the church, 11808 S. Elm, Jenks, OK 74037.
He is survived by two sons, Lonnie and his wife Mary Henry, Jenks, and Sam and wife Vicki Henry of Crosby, TX; one brother, Ray Henry of Port Hynemie, Calif.; 11 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Dolly.
The Amarillo Globe-News - Amarillo, Texas Tuesday, June 1, 1999
SHELTON PENN BURKE
MORTON - Shelton Penn "Jack" Burke, 91, died Saturday, May 29, 1999.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in First Baptist Church with the
Rev. Danny Jackson, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Morton
Memorial Cemetery by Ellis Funeral Home. Mr. Burke was born in
Sapulpa, Okla. He moved from Quanah to Morton in 1926. He married Iva
Mae Lackey in 1929 at Portales, N.M. She died in 1990. He served in
the Army during World War II. He was a member of Morton Veterans of
Foreign Wars Post. He was a heavy-machine operator for the city of
Morton and Cochran County. Survivors include four sons, C.E. Stevens
of Cranfills Gap, Kenneth Burke of Morton, Dewayne Burke of Sapulpa
and Penn Tom Burke of Gainesville; nine grandchildren; 14 great-
grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren.
The Baxter Bulletin - Mountain Home, Arkansas March 11, 2006
MARVIN E STAFFORD
A graveside service for Marvin Stafford, 70, of Monkey Run will be 2 p.m. today at Pilgrim?s Rest Cemetery. Mr. Stafford died Wednesday, March 8, 2006.
Arrangements are by Roller Funeral Home.
The Baxter Bulletin - Mountain Home, Arkansas January 20, 1972
EARNEST FRANKLIN MCMAHON
Services were conducted last Thursday at the Whiteville Baptist Church for Ernest Franklin McMahon, 59, of Route 1, Gassville, who died Monday of last week at the Baxter General Hospital.
The son of Christopher C. McMahon and Lou Giller McMahon, he was born at West Plains, Mo., May 14, 1912, and was a lifetime resident of this area. He was single, and a member of the Pilgrim's Rest Baptist Church.
Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Agnes Roberts of Gassville and Mrs. Lucille Zirsczirschky of Clinton; a brother Bill Bridgeman of Union Mo.; several nieces and nephews.
Bro. Otha McCracken, a Baptist minister, officiated at the funeral service. Interment was in the Whiteville Cemetery under the direction of the McClure-Smith Service.
Pallbearers were Laurel Reed, Rex Reed, Johnnie Reed and Harvey Smith.
The Amarillo Globe - Amarillo, Texas Tuesday, July 15, 1947
Anglin Rites at 4 O'clock
Final rites for Walter Anglin, an employee of Lane Ice Cream Co., were scheduled at 4o'clock this afternoon in Blackburn-Shaw Memorial Chapel. Rev. Frank Godsoe, pastor of Central Baptist Church, was to officiate.
Named as pallbearers were Lonnie Lee, Lloyd Lee, Ogle Lemons, Curtis Pond, Randy Ray and Frank McCartey. Burial was scheduled in Llano Cemetery.
Amarillo Lodge No. 731, AF&AM was to conduct graveside Masonic services.
Mr. Anglin, 34 years old, had been a resident of Amarillo for five years. He moved here from Wheeler, where he was a member of the Masonic order.
He died yesterday afternoon in his home, 838 Lipscomb, apparently victim of a heart attack. He had been ill only a short tiem.
Surviving relatives include his widow, Mrs. Fay Anglin, a son, Raymond; a daughter, Betty Marie; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Anglin, 737 North Arthur; and three brothers, Clarence Anglin, Clovis, NM; Paul Anglin, Amarillo, and Leon Anglin, Albuquerque.
The Amarillo Globe - Amarillo, Texas March 21, 1956
JAMES T. ANGLIN
James T. Anglin Dies at Age 70
James T. Anglin, 70, a retired farmer, died at 3 a.m. today at his home, 730 N. Arthur.
He had been a resident of Amarillo since 1943.
Mr. Anglin was bonr Sept. 16, 1885, Cassville, Ark.
He was a Baptist.
Arrangements for funeral services are pending with N. S. Griggs and Sons.
Mr. Anglin is survived by his wife, Mrs. Donna Anglin; three sons, Leon Anglin of Amarillo and Clarnece and Paul Anglin of Seminole, Okla; two sisters, Mrs. Maggie Cooper of Compton, Calif., and Mrs. Jessie Powell of Cassville; a brother Walter Anglin of Wheeler, 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
The Press-Courier - Oxnard, CaliforniaJune 8, 1960
JAMES W. STAFFORD
James Willard Stafford, 31, 3630 Pringle, San Diego, died Saturday at the Sand Diego Naval Hospital.
Mr. Stafford was born May 5, 1929, at Humansville, Mo. He had been stationed at the Port Huenme Naval Base.
Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Mildred Staffford, of San Diego; his mother, Mrs. Edna Stafford of Oxnard; his father Williard J. Stafford, of Dallas, Tex.; two brothers, Donald, of San Diego, and Larry, of Tulsa Okla; four sisters, Mrs. Betty Hume, of Garden Grove, Mrs. Wanda Fifield, Oxnard, Mrs. Genevie Barnes, of Tulsa, Okla, and Miss Linda Stafford, also of Oxnard; and his paternal grandmother, Mrs. Belle Stafford, of Tulsa, Okla.
Funeral services are pending at Payton's Mortuary.
The News Press, The - Stillwater, OklahomaMarch 21, 2004)
WILMA UNDERWOOD GRACE
Wilma Underwood Grace, 90, of Cushing died on Thursday March 18, 2004 at the Linwood Village Nursing Center in Cushing. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Sunset Memorial Gardens in Lawton.
Visitation will be on Sunday from 1 to 6:00 p.m. at the Palmer Funeral Home of Cushing.
Services will be under the direction of the Palmer Funeral Home of Cushing.
She was born January 23, 1914 in Drumright to Charlie and Millie Underwood. After graduating from the Drumright High School, she attended nursing school and became an LPN. She was married to Paul J. Grace on May 4, 1934 in Bristow.
They lived in Lawton until 1982 at which time they moved to Drumright and then later to Cushing.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Patricia; her brother, Delvin Underwood; her sister, Lela Rudell; and by her husband, Paul.
Survivors include two grandsons, Cliff Rose of Jefferson, Ga. and Mike Rose of Austin, Texas; two great-grandchildren, Audrey Ann Rose, Emily Kay Rose and their mother Debra Kay Rose of Newnan, Ga.; four sisters-in-laws, Lula Grace Martini of Philadelphia, Pa., Lela Grace Chambers of Sacramento, Calif., Darlene Grace and Loscille Grace, both of Cushing; one brother-in-law, Alec Grace of Cushing; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be made to the Oak Street Baptist Church, 1442 East Oak Street, Cushing, Oklahoma 74023.
Manteca Bulletin - CaliforniaJanuary 13, 2005
LAURA I STRAWHORN YOUNGER
Laura I. Younger
A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Lakewood Funeral Home for Laura I. Strawhorn Younger, 72, of Hughson. She died Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2005 at Brandel Manor in Turlock.
Born Sept. 11, 1932, Mrs. Younger was a native of Gramby, Mo., and lived in the Modesto and Hughson areas for 60 years. She was a certified public accountant and a member of the American Institute of Public Accountants and California Foundation of Public Accounting. Mrs. Younger enjoyed painting.
She leaves behind her husband, Robert Younger of Hughson; two children, Roger Younger of Modesto and Laura Tornquist of Turlock; her mother, Laura Strawhorn of Marysville; two brothers, John Strawhorn of Marysville and Robert Strawhorn of Los Angeles; and four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Remembrances may be sent to the California State University Stanislaus Foundation, 801 W. Monte Vista Ave., Turlock, CA 95382.
The Post and Courier - Charleston, South CarolinaMay 17, 2004
MADGE DEATHERAGE CARMICK
Madge Carrington Carmick, 94, of Charleston, died on Wednesday, May 12, 2004, in a local hospital. Born on March 11, 1910, the daughter of the late George and Nancy Deatherage, she was the widow of George Carrington and Edward Carmick. Mrs. Carmick was a retried registered nurse, who also served in the United States Army during WWII, dedicating her life to taking care of others. She enjoyed quilting. She will be deeply missed by her nieces, Jeanette Keeran and Frances Henne. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 17, 2004, at Live Oak Memorial Gardens, Ashley River Road, Charleston. McALISTER-SMITH FUNERAL HOME, Downtown Chapel, is serving the Carmick family.
The Northwest Arkansas Times - Fayetteville, ArkansasNovember 28, 2007
RONALD HERBERT ROSE
Ronald Herbert Rose, 83, of Gassville, Ark., died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2007, at Hospice of the Ozarks in Mountain Home, Ark. He was born June 3, 1924, in Oakland, Ark.
He married Gladys Latonas on July 26, 1944, in Yellville, Ark. He had various occupations. He built trailers as the owner and operator of Rose Welding in Rogers, Ark., before retiring to Gassville. He attended the Assembly of God Church in Mammoth, Mo. He was an avid fisherman and traveled extensively.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Orin Rose and Hermas Deatherage; a nephew, Floyd Long; and two granddaughters, Stephanie Rose Tucker and Alaina Hearn Fudge.
Survivors include his wife, Gladys Rose; four sons, Ronald Wayne Rose and Steve Rose, both of Bentonville, Ark., David Rose of Fayetteville, Ark., and Joseph Rose of Olive, Okla.; four daughters, Mary Clubb of Newcastle, Okla., Linda Sallee of Mountain Home, Ark., Angelia Stone of Eagle Rock, Mo., and Julia Hearn of Waco, Texas; two sisters, Anna Kate Jarman of Gassville and Audry Long of Springfield, Mo.; a brother, Jerry Rose of Gassville; 30 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, at the Burns Funeral Home Chapel, 725 N. Panther Ave. in Yellville, Ark.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, at the Burns Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Gale Wooten and the Rev. Randy Hearn. Burial will be at the Gassville Cemetery. Pallbearers will be David Sallee, Gabe Sallee, Samuel Rose, Mike Rose, Brad Pepmiller and Adam Rose.
Lawton Constitution - Lawton, OklahomaJune 2, 2006
JOE BILL WISDOM
DUNCAN -- Funeral for Joe Bill Wisdom, 87, Duncan, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at New Hope Baptist Church West, Duncan, with the Rev. Randy Southerland officiating.
Mr. Wisdom died Wednesday, May 31, 2006, in Duncan.
Burial with military honors will be in Highland Cemetery, Lawton, under direction of Don Grantham Funeral Home, Duncan.
He was born Nov. 4, 1918, east of Loco, to William Elmer and Kadie P. Morgan Wisdom. He graduated from Loco High School and attended Cameron State Agricultural College and Oklahoma A&M. He entered the Marine Corps in 1940. He went overseas in March 1943 and served with the 5th Amphibian Tractor Battalion, 4th Marine Division in Saipan, Tinian and Iwo Jima during World War II. He was wounded in action in Saipan and Iwo Jima in 1944. His unit received two presidential citations for extraordinary heroism in action in Japan, Saipan and Tinian. He received a Good Conduct Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Ribbon with 3 battle stars and the Purple Heart. He was discharged in 1946. He married Dortha Maloney March 10, 1946, in Oklahoma City. She died Aug. 8, 1997. He retired from Halliburton Services in 1981 after 33 years. He became a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows in 1954 and served as past sovereign grand master and past grand master. He was a member of the Comanche Lodge. He was a charter member of New Hope Baptist Church West.
Survivors include two daughters and a son-in-law: Nancy Wisdom, Duncan; and Kae Kae and Jeff Spivey, Rush Springs; a brother and sister-in-law, Ray and Paula Wisdom, Richland Hills, Texas; a sister, Paula Robards, Sherman, Texas; grandchildren: Clayton Haworth, Bobby and Maricel Wilson, Angie Spivey and Chris Spivey; two great-grandchildren: Erick Wade Wilson and Angelica Wilson; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a son, Larry; a daughter, Linda, a grandson, Erick; and two sisters: Reva Smith and Mildred Stokes.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation.
Condolences may be sent online to www.granthamfuneralhomes.com.
Pauls Valley Daily Democrat - Pauls Valley, OklahomaOctober 5, 2006
CLYDE VERNON COLLIS
Clyde Vernon Collis, an exemplary man, died Tuesday, October 3 at 2:50 a.m., after a long and happy life. Clyde, 91, was born on May 12, 1915, in Holdenville, Oklahoma, to Pearl and Frank Collis. He was the eldest of eight children.
Clyde was an outstanding athlete at Holdenville High School, lettering in football, basketball, wrestling, and track. He was honored with the fourth annual Purple H Award, given annually to the school?s most outstanding athlete. Clyde was recruited by Washington University and Oklahoma State University at offensive tackle, and attended Oklahoma State.
Clyde began his work career with AMOCO Oil Company in 1936. He worked for AMOCO for 42 years as a gang foreman, and head roustabout in Fitztown, Oklahoma, Pine Island, Louisiana, and in Plainville, Turkville and Russell, Kansas.
Clyde spent his last 18 working years in Woodward, OK, as head mechanic at the AMOCO Depropanizing Plant. He retired from AMOCO in 1979.
Clyde was a kind, compassionate man and spent his retired years caring for several special friends, Mr. Fithian, his neighbor, in particular. His servant?s heart continues to be an inspiration for his family and friends.
Clyde married his high school sweetheart, Millie Ellener Lorene Chamblin in 1936. They were devoted to each other for 58 years, until her death in 1994. Clyde and Lorene were also devoted to their Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Church activities were the center of their social life, and they especially enjoyed their friends and experiences at First Baptist Church of Woodward, where Clyde served as a Deacon.
Clyde was blessed in love for the second time when he met and married Leta Crouch in 1997. They spent 11 months together before her untimely death in 1998. He remained close with her extended family and considered them a blessing in his life.
In 2002, Clyde moved to Pauls Valley and had a rich and full life in his new home. He joined Trinity Baptist Church and became a faithful member. He was warmly welcomed there, and became a favorite of the members of this wonderful church.
Throughout his life, Clyde was known for his friendly and accepting manner. His sense of humor brought fun and sunshine into the lives of friends and family. He was an uplifting and inspiring person to know and had a special relationship with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Clyde and Lorene were blessed with a close family. Clyde leaves a legacy of children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. He is survived by three children: daughter, Beverly Kay Mayhew and husband, Darrell of Pauls Valley; son, Donald David Collis and wife, Margaret of Austin, Texas; daughter, Deborah Chris Anderson and husband Dave of Houston, Texas. Five grandchildren: Creig Allen Mayhew and wife, Mary; Tammy Mayhew Hiss and husband, Duane; David Tanner Collis, Christopher Leighton Collis, and Sarah Ann Frankenfield and husband, Rodney Beaver. He leaves five great-grandchildren: Amanda Marie Hiss, Megan Ashley Hiss, Taylor Renee Hiss, Stephanie Tykana Mayhew, and Clinton Austin Mayhew.
Clyde is also survived by brother, Bill Collis and wife, Claudia of Virginia, and sister, Glenda Collis Smith and husband, Darrell of Holdenville.
He is preceded in death by six siblings: Rita Fern Tanner, Wanda Williamson, Venita Welborn, Lorene Wall, and Allene Collis.
Funeral services will be held Friday, October 6, 2006 at 11 a.m. at Trinity Baptist Church in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, officiated by Bro. Tim Bowen.
Graveside service and interment will be at 10:30 a.m. in the Elmwood Cemetery under the direction of Stufflebean-Coffey Funeral Home. Clyde will be buried with Lorene in Woodward, Oklahoma. Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Baptist Church in Pauls Valley.
The Baxter Bulletin - Mountain Home, Arkansas November 21, 2006
WALTER A. CAMPBELL
Walter A. Campbell passed away Sunday, Nov. 19, 2006, at Hospice of the Ozarks Hospice House. He was born Feb. 16, 1919, at Elizabeth to William B. and Nancy E. Calloway Campbell. Walter served in the U.S. Army in World War II as an infantryman in the Aleutian Campaign. He was a member of Ozark V.F.W. Post #3246, the National Rifle Association, Mountain Home Masonic Lodge #225 and the Church of Christ.
He and Lenora Rice were married on April 1, 1949, in Mountain Home. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting deer, raccoon and turkey. He was a retired builder, cattle farmer and beekeeper.
He is survived by his wife, Lenora Campbell of the home; two sons: Thomas Campbell and wife, Judy of Fayetteville and Allen Campbell and wife, Jammie of Mountain Home; three sisters: Willene Lindsey of Calico Rock, Hazel Laws of Anaheim, Calif., and Hester Johnson of Mountain Home; two grandchildren: Matthew and Cherie; two step-grandchildren: Marjorie and John; two great-grandsons: Christian and Zachary; three step-great-grandsons: Blake, Austin and Owen; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents and granddaughter, Sarah Campbell.
Visitation will be from noon to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Roller Funeral Home with the family receiving friends from 6-8 p.m. A funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Roller Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Charles Howard officiating. Interment will follow in Mountain Home Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Calvin Walker, Curtis Williams, Rudell Carpenter, Darrell Newberry, L.A. Lindsey and Alton Rush. Honorary pallbearers are L.J., Joe Bill and Neal Campbell, Darrell Willard, Leroy Hammock, William Lindsey, Shane Rice, Kent Smith, Joey Vincent, Jerry Henderson and Arthur Mata.
The Baxter Bulletin - Mountain Home, Arkansas November 7, 2006
EMMETTE WAYNE ROGERS
Emmette Wayne Rogers, a 73-year-old longtime resident of Burley, Idaho, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2006, at Shea Residential in Phoenix, where he moved in January 2006.
He was born April 27, 1933, in Mountain Home, the son of Ara Orville and Sarah Rice Rogers.
He is survived by one son, Mike Rogers and wife, Laura, of Phoenix; two granddaughters, Jessica and Lorre Rogers and their mother, Diane Raby-Rogers, all of Phoenix; one sister, Laverne Smith of Mountain Home; two brothers, Floyd Rogers of Camp and Clyde Rogers of Midway; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Virginia; his parents; and four brothers, Bill, Claude, Jim and Roy.
The South Idaho Press - Burley, Idaho October 28, 2006
Emmette Wayne Rogers, a 73-year-old longtime resident of Burley, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2006, at Shea Residential in Phoenix, Arizona, where he moved to in January 2006.
He was born April 27, 1933, in Mountain Home, Ark., the son of Ara Orville and Sarah Rice Rogers. He received his education in Eden. Upon completion, he enlisted in the United States Navy in 1951. Upon returning from the Korean conflict, he married Virginia Lawhorn on Nov. 28, 1955, in Twin Falls.
Wayne was an extremely giving and charitable person. He spent countless hours serving family, church and community. He was a member of the Free Masons, B.P.O.E., Eastern Star and the El Kora Shrine. He was an active member of the Burley First Christian Church, and was also active with the Big Sky Athletic Conference.
He retired from Gem International after working more than 25 years as a parts and service manager. After retiring, he worked for Minico Auto Parts for several more years until 2001. For the next few years he enjoyed friends, sports and family.
He is survived by one son, Mike Rogers and his wife, Laura of Phoenix, Arizona; two granddaughters, Jessica and Lorre Rogers, and their mother, Diane Raby-Rogers of Phoenix, Arizona; one sister, Laverne Smith of Mountain Home, Arkansas; two brothers, Floyd Rogers of Camp, Arkansas, and Clyde Rogers of Midway, Arkansas; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Virginia; his parents; and four brothers, Bill, Claude, Jim and Roy.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 30, 2006, at Rasmussen Funeral Home, 1350 E. 16th St., Burley, with the Rev. Darcey Gritzmacher officiating. Burial will be in Paul Cemetery with military rites accorded by the Mini-Cassia Veterans.
Friends may call from 6 until 8 p.m. Sunday, and one hour prior to the service on Monday at Rasmussen Funeral Home.
The Times Record News - Wichita Falls, Texas September 4, 2008
GEORGE GILBERT LOVETT JR.
JACKSBORO — Gilbert Lovett, 80, of Jacksboro died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008, in Jacksboro.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Coker Funeral Home Chapel with Eugene Weldon officiating. Burial will be at noon Friday in Nocona Cemetery, Nocona, under the direction of Coker Funeral Home, Jacksboro.
Mr. Lovett was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict and was self-employed.
Survivors include wife, Vernell Lovett of Jacksboro; daughter, Sandra Martin of Alexandria, La.; son, Gary Lovett of Midland, Texas; sister, Ruth Scott of Wichita Falls; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
The Fresno Bee - Fresno, California February 24, 2004
JERRY WAYNE WALL
Jan. 20, 1941 -- Feb. 20, 2004
Jerry Wayne Wall, 63, of Modesto died Friday at Memorial Medical Center.
Mr. Wall was a native of Oil Center, Okla., and had lived in Modesto since 1962. He was a welder for 20 years at Stockton Steel. He enjoyed cooking, golf, bowling, travel and slot games.
He is survived by his ex-wife, Mary Alice Wall of Modesto; children, Ellen Hinshaw, Dalora Wall, Paul Wall and Paula Corcoran Wall, all of Modesto; father, Herman Wallace Wall of Modesto; brothers, Jimmy Wallace Wall of Manteca and Benny Monroe Wall of Stockton; sister, Sue Carol Sneed of St. George, Utah; and seven grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his mother, Mabel Lorene Collis Wall.
Northwest Arkansas Timese - Arkansas December 2, 1968
HOMER MONROE HAMMACK
Homer Monroe Hammack, 71, a resident of Corona, Calif. since his retirement from the Veterans Hospital here, died in a local hospital Friday. Born August 17, 1897 at Mountain Home, Ark., the son of Robert H. and Lena Kasinger Hammack, he was a retired civil service employee and a welding contractor, a member of the Christian Church and a veteran of World War I.
He is survived by the widow, Mrs. Rosetta Hammack of the home; four daughters, Mrs. Francis Phipps of Fayetteville, Mrs. June LaSalle of New Orleans, La., Mrs. Bonnic Koch of La Habra, Calif and Mrs. Virginia Larkin of Broken Arrow, Okla.; a brother Earl T. Hammack of Torrence, Calif.; four sisters, Mrs. Fay White of Muskogee, Okla., Mrs. Pearl Van Tuvley of Shawnee, Okla., Mrs. Lena Capps of Banning, Calif., and Mrs. Maye Gaines of Roswell, N.M.; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday in Moore's Chapel with graveside services and burial at 3 p.m. at Greenhill Cemetery in Muskogee.
Yakima Herald-Republic - Yakima, WashingtonApril 13, 2007
LOLA THELMA DEATHERAGE ALLEN
SELAH - Lola Thelma Allen passed away on Saturday, April 7, 2007 at Selah Convalescent. She lived at Orchard Park retirement residence in Yakima for 15 years. She was 90 years old.
Graveside services will be held on Saturday April 14, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. at Juniper Haven Cemetery in Prineville, Oregon.
Lola was born in Three Brothers, Arkansas on Easter Day April 24, 1916 to George and Jeanette Deatherage. She attended schools in Arkansas. On February 6, 1940 in Missouri she married Riley D. Allen.
Lola enjoyed spending time with her family. She also loved crocheting, and growing tomatoes.
Lola is survived by one son Dr. Riley L. (Becky) Allen of Prineville, Oregon, and one daughter Kay (Pete) Briles of Selah, Washington. Three grandchildren Darcie (Mike) Hanratty of Selah, Washington, Lara (Scott) Polen of Prineville, Oregon, and Kelley St. Aubin of Selah, Washington. Nine great-grandchildren Trent Allen, Courtney Allen, Justin St. Aubin, Cheyenne St. Aubin, Hunter Hanratty, Hollie Hanratty, Reece Polen, Jackson Polen, and Quinn Riley Polen.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her beloved husband Riley Allen, and by one grandson Todd Allen. Numerous brothers and sisters.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association 380 SE Spokane St. Suite 110 Portland, OR 97202.
Arrangements are in the care of the Prineville Funeral Home.
The Baxter Bulletin - Mountain Home, Arkansas November 24, 2005
KENNETH CHARLES DOAK
BELLE FOURCHE, S.D. ? Kenneth Charles Doak, 70, of Vale, S.D., died Thursday, Nov. 10, 2005, at New Dawn Center at Vale.
Visitation was noon-8 p.m. Nov. 15 at Kline Funeral Home Chapel in Belle Fourche. A graveside service was 2 p.m. Nov. 16 at Black Hills National Cemetery at Sturgis, S.D., with military honors by the Sturgis Honor Guard.
Kenneth was born March 10, 1935, in Mountain Home to William Akin Doak and Alpha Irene (Green) Doak. He attended Mountain Home Public Schools. He entered the U.S. Navy March 14, 1957, and was honorably discharged March 10, 1961. He was a former heavy equipment operator and ranch hand in Nebraska. Kenneth enjoyed nature and the outdoors and had a love for horses.
He is survived by two sisters, Helen Mead and husband, Bob, of Cabool, Mo., and Pat Casebolt and husband, Bill, of Mountain Home; one brother, Paul Doak of Mountain Home; several nieces and nephews; and several great-nieces and great-nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Thelma I. Hammack.
The Examiner - Independence, Missouri January 19, 2005
ALMA ALTHEA HAMMACK PATTERSON
Alma Althea Patterson, 88, passed away Friday, Jan. 14, 2005, at her home surrounded by her family.
Alma was born in Gassville, Ark., on Aug. 30, 1916, to J.W. and Mary Hammack. She was one of five sisters and four brothers, all of whom preceded her in death. Alma was a faithful member of the Immanuel Baptist Church in Independence, Mo.
Alma is survived by her husband, Leslie Patterson; her loving daughter, Mary Lou Herbst and husband, Nick; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Alma was much loved and will be missed by a host of family and friends. "Bon voyage, Mimi."
Her wishes were to be cremated. Burial will be at a later date in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens, Kansas City, Mo. Arrangements are under the direction of Buck Ashcraft Funeral home, Harlingen, Texas.
The Ada Evening News - Ada Oklahoma September 4, 2004
GLEN D. DEATHERAGE
ADA Services for Glen D. Deatherage, 83, Ada, are noon Friday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Tony Buck will officiate. Burial will follow at Lightning Ridge Cemetery. The Chickasaw Honor Guard will conduct military honors at the cemetery.
Mr. Deatherage died Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2004, at a local hospital. He was born March 16, 1921, in Ada to Elzora and Laura Luttrell Deatherage. He lived in this area all his life and attended Vanoss schools.
He married Amanda Perry in 1948. She died in April 3, 1994. He was a farmer and later was an employee with Evergreen Mill until his retirement in 1974. He was of the Baptist faith.
Mr. Deatherage served in the U. S. Army during World War II in the Saipan Islands. He was honorably discharged as a mess sergeant and staff sergeant for the 148th General Hospital. He received the APT Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Victory Ribbon and Meritorius Unit Award.
Survivors include three sons, Monte Deatherage and his wife Cindy, Ada, Robert Deatherage, Temple, and B. J. Perry, Little Axe ; one sister, Thelma Ludecke, Gentry, Ark.; nine grandchildren, Shannon Deatherage, Ada, Jeremy Deatherage, Stonewall, Tim Deatherage, Stonewall, Teresa Perry, Ada, Reba Hamilton, Ada, Glennie Perry, Ada, Billy Phillips, San Francisco, Calif., Denise Guinta, New Jersey, and Gina Guinta, New Jersey; and numerous great- grandchildren.
He was preceded in death in 1986 by a son, Edward Deatherage, in 1993 by a daughter, Beverly Escue, and in 2004 by a grandson, Kevin Deatherage.
Bearers will be Tim Deatherage, Jeremy Deatherage, Mark Johnson, David Daniels, Richard Byrd and Morris Cane.
Mt. Echo Newspaper - Arkansas September 17, 2000
Arthur C. Deatherage, 77, of Gassville, passed away Sept 17, 2000, at Kankakee, IL. He was born on December 22, 1922 at Oakland, AR, the son of Arthur and Edith (Rea) Deatherage. Mr. Deatherage was employed by Gould Battery of Kankakee prior to retirement. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, bowling and golfing. He was a veteran having served in the United States Navy during World War II. Mr. Deatherage is survived by two nephews, Duane Deatherage and his wife Michele of Kankakee, IL, and Wayne Deatherage and his wife Vicky of Kankakee, IL; and several other nieces and nephews. He is survived locally by his cousins, Jerry Rose and his wife Jeanette of Gassville, and Ann Jarmas of Gassville. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Blaine Deatherage. Visitation was held Sep 20, 6 to 8 p.m. at Burns Funeral Home. Graveside services were held Sept 21, at 11 a.m. at Fairview Cemetery in Flippin with Paul Huskey officiating.
Jonesboro Sun - Jonesboro, Arkansas September 11, 2007
JOHN WILLARD DEATHERAGE
John Willard Deatherage, 75 of Gasville passed away Saturday, Sep 8, 2007, in Gassville Nursing Center.
He was born March 21, 1932 in Cotter to the late John Albert and Willie Bernice Trimble Deatherage. He was a retired automotive mechanic.
Mr. Deatherage married Cora Lee Kirkland on Dec 7, 1954, at Mountain Home. She preceded him in death on Dec. 16, 2003. He was also preceded in death by a stepmother, Regina Deatherage.
Mr. Deatherage is survived by two sons, Dennis Deatherage of Ozark and Grant Deatherage of Marshall; two daughters, Darlene Clark of Flippin and Susan Armstrong of Paragould; one sister, Laverne Allen of Gassville; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
A memorial gathering of family and friends will be held from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept 13, in Roller Funeral Home Chapel of Mountain Home. Interment will be private.
The Ledger - Lakeland, Florida October 20, 2004
JOHN HENRY DEATHERAGE
Mr. John Henry Deatherage of Lake Wales died of injuries sustained in an auto accident Monday October 18, 2004 at Winter Haven Hospital. He was 58.
Born in Tucumcari, N.M. on Dec 10, 1945, he came to Lake Wales from Arkansas in 1989. He was a self-employed welder.
Mr. Deatherage is survived by his wife, Glenda Deatherage; son, Tony Deatherage, Lake Wales; daughters Royal Sullivan, Lake Wales, Leash Fradenburg Eagle Lake; brother, Lecil Morrilton Deatherage, Jr., Lorida; eight grandchildren.
The Morning News - Springdale, Arkansas June 6, 2008
THELMA DEATHERAGE LUEDECKE
GENTRY - Thelma Deatherage Luedecke, 95, of Gentry died June 3, 2008, at Siloam Springs Nursing and Rehab. She was born Oct. 9, 1912, in Pontotoc County, Okla., to Elzora W. and Laura Ann Luttrell Deatherage.
She moved to Northwest Arkansas in 1960 from Texas. She was a professional chef and a member of the Church of Christ in Springtown.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur O. Luedecke, and a son, Arthur Otto Luedecke Jr.
Survivors include a son, Jim Luedecke of Centerton; two daughters, Irene Weldon and Kathy Honson, both of Gentry; 18 grandchildren, 55 great-grandchildren and 45 great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the Wasson Funeral Home in Siloam Springs, online at wassonfuneralhome.com.
A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Springtown Cemetery. Keith Harper and Paul Jeffus will officiate.
Ada Weekly News - Ada, Oklahoma February 11, 1954
ELZORA W. DEATHERAGE
FORMER WILSONITE DIES AT MOUNTAIN VIEW SUNDAY
We were shocked and made sad by the sudden death of a very dear friend, Mr. Elzora W. Deatherage Sr.
The Deatherages had attended church services Sunday morning and had just returned home when he suffered a fatal hear attack.
Survivors include the widow, Mrs. Prudence Deatherage of the home; sons Everett of Texas, McKinley of Wilson, Ben of Texas, Glenn of Pickett, and E. W. Jr. of Oklahoma City.
Daughters, Mrs. Nola MOrgan of Mountain View, Mrs. Cecil Weldon, Mrs. Thelma Leudeke of Texas, Mrs. Tressie Simmons of Mountain View. There were also a number of grandchildren and other relatives.
Ada Evening News - Ada, Oklahoma March 26, 2004
KEVIN FLOYD DEATHERAGE
WEWOKA - Services for Kevin Floyd Deatherage, 33, Wewoka, formerly of Ada, are 2 p.m. Friday at High Hill Baptist Church, Ada, the Rev. Curt Rogers officiating. Burial follows at High Hill Cemetery, Ada.
Mr. Deatherage died March 16, 2004, at Konawa. He was born Aug. 8, 1970, at Ada to Beverly Ann Deatherage.
He attended Ada schools and moved to Wewoka from Ada a few years ago. He was an oil-field worker.
He married Dana Ellis in l994 at Lindsay.
Mr. Deatherage was preceded in death by his mother, Beverly Ann Escue, in 1993; a grandmother, Amanda Perry Deatherage, in 1994; and an uncle, Edward Deatherage, in 1996.
Survivors include two daughters, Tosha Deatherage and Casey Deatherage, both of Wewoka; the mother of the children, Dana Deatherage, Oklahoma City; a stepson, Bobby Malone, Allen; a brother, Billy Lloyd Phillips, San Francisco, Calif., three uncles, Monte Deatherage and wife Cindy, Ada, Robert Deatherage, Temple, and B. J. Perry, Little Axe; and grandfather, Glen Deatherage, Sulphur.
Bearers are Duane Estes, Kyle Goodman, Richard Byrd, Roger Byrd, Tim Deatherage and J. D. Deatherage.
Paragould Daily Press - Paragould, Arkansas July 23, 2004
MYRENE LOUISE CORDELL COOPER
Myrene Louise Cordell Cooper, 89, of Schugtown, died Wednesday, July 21st, at her residence.
She was born February 27, 1915, in Canton, Texas. Mrs. Cooper was a homemaker and a member of Trinity Missionary Baptist Church in Dixie, Arkansas.
Survivors include three sons, Kenneth Cooper of Jonesboro, Wayne Cooper and David Cooper, both of Schugtown, eight daughters, Bruxie Myshka and Loretta Allen, both of Jonesboro, Dianne Allen of Brookland, Emma Dell Danley, Sharon Hollis, Debbie Cooper and Charlotte King, all of Paragould, and Imogene Curtis of Kimberling City, Missouri. She is also survived by one sister, Dorothy Jackson of Fort Myers, Florida; twenty-two grandchildren; twenty-nine great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; and several step grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin Harvey "Red" Cooper; her parents, Roy Vernon Cordell and Emma Woolbright Cordell; two sons, Tommy Vernon And Larry Don Cooper; one grandson, Jonathan Cooper; three sisters and three brothers.
Visitation will be from 6:00-9:00 p.m., Thursday, at Mitchell Funeral Home, Paragould
The Herald-Leader - Arkansas November 12, 2008
NORMA RODENA COOPER
Norma Rodena Cooper, 74, of Prairie Grove, who died Saturday, will be at 11 a. m. Thursday at Brashears Funeral Home in Huntsville. She was born July 14, 1934, in Alpena to Willie and Bertha Neff Williams. Survivors include husband Vernon R. Cooper of Prairie Grove; daughter Pamela Rae Cooper Allen of Fayetteville; brothers Jimmy R. Williams of Fayetteville, Billy Williams of Sonora, Calif., and Wayne Williams of Olympia, Wash.; a grandson. Burial: Fayetteville National Cemetery.
The Courier - Russellville Arkansas September 3, 2006
O. D. COOPER
DANVILLE -- O.D. Cooper, 64, of Danville died Friday, Sept. 1, 2006, at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville.
Born Nov. 1, 1941, in Pampa, Texas, to the late Samuel and Dorothy Hallet Cooper, he was a member of the Trinity House of Prayer. He was preceded in death by a son, Orville Duane Cooper, Jr.
Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Ann McClure Cooper; two sons, Stephen Cooper and wife Cathy of Danville, Michael Cooper of South Haven, Miss.; granddaughter, Jessica Cooper of Danville; brother, Vernon Cooper of Kentucky; sisters, Nancy Mathis of Illinois, and Loretta Chrestman of New Mexico.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Trinity House of Prayer with the Rev. Eva Houston and the Rev. Eddie Morton officiating. Burial will be in Earl Ladd Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home in Danville.
Visitation will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today.