Mary Ann Denham

In Memory Of Mary Ann Denham

Mary Ann Denham, age 62, of Wilburton, Oklahoma, passed away Thursday, November 1, 2018 in Edmond, Oklahoma.

Mary was born in Gulfport, Mississippi on June 10, 1956, a daughter of the late Elouise (LaFointaine) and Francis Beasley.

She worked as a certified nurses aid and attended the Assembly of God Church.

She was the wife of Kenneth Denham. In May of 1975, they were married at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Mary is survived by:

Husband: Kenneth Denham, of the home.

Daughters: Kendra Denham, of Wilburton, Oklahoma; Shannon Denham, of Little Axe, Oklahoma;

Eltha Williams, of Cement, Oklahoma.

Sons/Daughter-In-Law: David & Staleena Collins, of Edmond, Oklahoma; Jonathan Denham, of Wilburton, Oklahoma.

Brother: Joe Collins, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Aunts: Thelma Exnicions and Faye LaFointaine, both of Gulfport, Mississippi.

Several cousins, nieces & nephews.

She is also survived by 11 Grandchildren, 1 Great Grandchild.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents, and daughter Melissa Denham.

Service at Bob Waldrop Memorial Chapel, Wilburton, Oklahoma, at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 with Rev. Randy Waldrop officiating. Interment to follow at the Wilburton Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Wilburton, Oklahoma.

Pallbearers: Kevin Denham, John Keeling, Chad Dutton, John Lance, David Collins, Jonathan Denham.

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Jane Walker

In Memory Of Dolores Jane Walker

Dolores Jane Walker, age 70, of Wilburton, Oklahoma, passed away Monday, October 15, 2018 at Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Dolores was born in McAlester, Oklahoma on December 11, 1947, a daughter of the late Lillian (Griffin) and Joe Milino.

Dolores was a homemaker. She liked to scrapbook with pictures, work with flowers in the garden, and loved cooking for the family.

She was a member of First Baptist Church, of Wilburton, Oklahoma for most of her life.

She was the wife of Michael Walker. On May 20, 1967, Michael & Dolores were married at First Baptist Church of Wilburton.

Dolores is survived by:

Husband: Michael Walker, of the home.

Daughter/Son-In-Law: Paige & Dane Couch, of Okmulgee, Oklahoma.

Son/Daughter-In-Law: Clint & Toni Walker, of Norman, Oklahoma.

Dolores is also survived by Grandchildren: Bryce Couch, Alyssa Walker, Autumn Walker, Ava Walker.

Service at First Baptist Church, Wilburton, Oklahoma, at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, October 19, 2018 with Dr. Paul Brady officiating. Interment to follow at Wilburton City Cemetery, Wilburton, Oklahoma.

Pallbearers: Dane Couch, Justin Chrestman, Kirk Stevens, Gary Burnett, Ron Robison, John Grego.

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Anita Nadyne Reynolds

In Memory of Anita Nadyne Reynolds

Anita Nadyne Reynolds, age 84, of Hartshorne, Oklahoma, passed away Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at Beare Manor Nursing Home or Hartshorne, Oklahoma.

Anita was born in Bartlesville, Oklahoma on October 13, 1933, a daughter of the late Vonetta (Bender) and Marion J. Taylor.

Anita worked as a bookkeeper. She was a member of the West Side Baptist Church, of Ft. Smith, Arkansas.

Anita is survived by:

Sons/Daughters-In-Law: Danny & Lesa Reynolds, of Wilburton, Oklahoma; Ricky & Cindi Reynolds, of Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Foster Son: Randy Walters, of Ft. Smith, Arkansas.

Several nieces & nephews.

She is also survived by 8 Grandchildren, 13 Great Grandchildren, 3 Great Great Grandchildren.

Anita was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Kenneth Reynolds; 3 sisters, Collene Copeland, Ruby June Cline, Bonnie Velle; son, Kenneth Ray Reynolds.

Graveside Service at Ft. Smith National Cemetery, Ft. Smith, Arkansas, at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 with Rev. Larry Mays officiating.

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Ruth Bush, Virden

In Memory Of Ruth Bush, Virden

Ruth Bush, Virden, age 90, of McAlester, Oklahoma, passed away Monday, October 8, 2018 at her residence.

Ruth was born in Blocker, Oklahoma on August 18, 1928, a daughter of the late Mattie E. (McGuee) and Guy E. Waldrop.

She was employed as a sales manager at Sears in McAlester for 30 years.

Ruth was a member of First Baptist Church, of McAlester, Oklahoma. And she was a member of Eastern Star, McAlester chapter.

Ruth is survived by:

Daughters: Kathleen E. Harvey & Karim Khorasanchian, of McAlester, Oklahoma;

Kimberly A. Harvey, of Stigler, Oklahoma;

Karla M. Rowell, of McAlester, Oklahoma.

Step Son: Mark & Mary Virden, of Flint, Texas.

Several nieces & nephews.

She is also survived by Grandchildren: Stephanie L. Wagnon & Johnny, Regina J. Haskins, Sabrina N. Needham & Rodney, Stacie D. Herod & Matt, Tuesday L. Rowell.

14 Great Grandchildren, 10 Great Great Grandchildren.

Ruth is preceded in death by her parents, husbands, brothers, Vester Waldrop, JR Waldrop, Bill Waldrop, Bob Waldrop, Vernon Waldrop and sisters, Ruby Davenport and Pat Norris.

.Service at First Baptist Church, McAlester, Oklahoma, at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 with Rev. Randy Waldrop officiating. Interment to follow at the Featherston Cemetery, of Featherston, Oklahoma.

Pallbearers: Taylor Davis, Spencer Shafer, Tysin Davis, Gharytt Davis, Chasyn Wagnon, Blayzon McKee. Honorary Pallbearers: Karim Khorasanchian, Ray Waldrop, James Waldrop, Terry Waldrop, Jerry Davenport, Ronald Norris, Rick Waldrop, Randy Waldrop.

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Georgia K. Pace

In Memory Of Georgia K. Pace

Georgia K. Pace, age 89, of McAlester, OK, passed away Sunday, October 7, 2018 in McAlester, Oklahoma.

Georgia was born in Watonga, Oklahoma on June 12, 1929, a daughter of the late Annie (Monen) and Tom Bryson.

Georgia was a fantastic homemaker. She attended Sonshine Fellowship Church, of Wilburton, Oklahoma.

She was the widow of Kenneth Pace.

Georgia is survived by:

Daughters/Sons-In-Law: Mickey & Burt Hurst, of Bakersfield, California; Patricia Clark, of Caliente, California; Carol Sue & Rick Hirsch, of North Hills, California; Kathy Smith and fiancé Tony Carano,of Krebs, Oklahoma; Annette & Dennis DeFrange, of Hartshorne, Oklahoma.

Sons/Daughter-In-Law: Connie & Gail McCormic, of Bakersfield, California; Kenneth Pace, of Hartshorne, Oklahoma.

Sister: Josephine Farris, of Atlanta, Georgia.

Georgia is also survived by 23 Grandchildren, 50+ Great Grandchildren, 18+ Great Great Grandchildren.

Georgia was preceded in death by her parents, 2 brothers, 3 sisters, husband Kenneth Pace, grandsons Keith Pace & Stephen Myers.

Service at The Bob Waldrop Memorial Chapel, Wilburton, at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, October 12th, with Rev. Kerry A. Kirkhart officiating. Interment to follow at the Bache/Red Oak Cemetery, Bache, Oklahoma.

Pallbearers: RJ Duggan, Blake Hilburn, Billy Ladd, Christian Reeves, Joshua Reeves, Christopher Reeves. Honorary Pallbearers: Hubert Pearson, LA Knight, Thomas Fazekas, Jacob Reeves, Thomas Clawson, Tommy Figalde, James Owens.

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Cecil Howard Prock

In Memory Of Cecil Howard Prock

Cecil Howard Prock, age 76, of Red Oak, Oklahoma, passed away Thursday, September 20, 2018 in Ft. Smith, Arkansas.

Cecil was born in Red Oak, Oklahoma on January 16, 1942, a son of the late Ruby (Booth) and John Prock.

Cecil worked as a welder. He attended the First Assembly of God Church, of Red Oak, Oklahoma.

Cecil served in the Army National Guard and was a member of the American Legion.

He was the widower of Norma Jean (Woodruff) Prock. In 1969, they were married at Poteau, Oklahoma.

Cecil is survived by:

Sons/Daughters-In-Law: Keith & Suzanne Bickle, of Owasso, Oklahoma; Craig & Pam Bickle, of Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Sisters/Brothers-In-Law: Mildred & Lynn Rice, of Tahlequah, Oklahoma; Linda & John Medlock, of Tahlequah, Oklahoma.

Brothers/Sisters-In-Law: James & Virgie Prock, of Red Oak, Oklahoma; Kenneth & Donna Prock, of McAlester, Oklahoma.

Sisters-In-Law: Loretta Prock, of Ada, Oklahoma and Ruby Prock, of Red Oak, Oklahoma.

He is also survived by: Grandchildren: Chase Bickle, Cameron Bickle, Brandon Bickle, Ashley Bickle, Josh Bickle.

Great Grandchildren: Mason Bickle, Madison Bickle.

Preceded in death by his parents; wife, Norma Jean; 2 brothers, Charlie Prock and Lonny Prock..

Services at First Assembly of God Church, Red Oak, Oklahoma, at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 with Rev. Randy Holmes officiating. Interment to follow at the Red Oak Cemetery, Red Oak, Oklahoma.

Pallbearers: Chase Bickle, Cameron Bickle, Mason Bickle, Brandon Bickle, Josh Bickle, Ellis Prock, Albert Prock, Tyler Fassino. Honorary Pallbearers: Stanton Sprinkle, Paul Pitchford, Larry Mabry, Justin Prock.

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Wanda Faye Kilgore

In Memory Of Wanda Faye Kilgore

Wanda Faye Kilgore, age 70, of Wilburton, Oklahoma, passed away Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at Ft. Smith, Arkansas.

Wanda was born in Hughes, Oklahoma on August 15, 1948, a daughter of the late Oletha (Muse) and Albert Knight.

Wanda was a homemaker.

Wanda is survived by:

Daughters: Stephanie Gerard, of Southport, FL; Kimberly Gerard, of Wilburton, OK; Eva Kilgore, of Red Oak, OK.

Wanda is also survived by 8 Grandchildren, 1 Great Grandchild.

Wanda was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Steven Knight.

Services at a later date.

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Sid Smith

In Memory of Sid Smith

Sid Smith, age 74, of Wilburton, Oklahoma, passed away Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at McAlester, Oklahoma.

Sid was born in Bogalusa, Louisiana on February 4, 1944, a son of the late Charlene (Goff) and Sidney Morris Smith.

Sid worked as a truck driver. He was a member of the First Christian Church, of Wilburton, Oklahoma.

Sid is survived by:

Daughter/Son-In-Law: Lisa & Don Baker, of Conroe, TX.

Son/Daughter-In-Law: Sidney Allen & Anita Smith, of Oxford, NJ.

Step Daughter/Son-In-Law: Cindee & Terry Blankenship, of Wilburton, OK.

Step Son/Daughter-In-Law: Chuck & Kelly Collum, of San Antonio, TX.

Special Friends: Candy Smith, of Wilburton, Oklahoma and Caryn Hass Bearden, of Wilburton, Oklahoma.

Sid is also survived by Grandchildren: Lauren Smith, Amy Smith, Hunter Smith, Alanna Smith, Corey Anderson, Benton Conley, Rachel Conley, Michelle Collum, Jennifer Parks and other grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Sid was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Jim Smith; wife, Helen Smith.

Service at The Bob Waldrop Memorial Chapel, Wilburton, Oklahoma, at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 15, 2018 with Rev. Todd Minshall, Richard Boggs, and Rev. Randy Waldrop officiating.

Interment to follow at the Highbridge Cemetery, Wilburton, Oklahoma.

Pallbearers: Friends of Sid.

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Dale A. Bettes

In Memory Of  Dale A. Bettes

Dale A. Bettes, age 87, of Wilburton, Oklahoma, passed away Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at Oklahoma Heart North, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Dale was born in Hollywood, Oklahoma on October 26, 1930, a son of the late Martha L. (Townsend) and William A. Bettes.

Dale was a  college instructor.  He was a member of Wilburton Church Of Christ.

He was the husband of Carol B. (Ratliffe) Bettes. On May 28, 1951, they were married at Stillwater, Oklahoma.

Dale is  survived by:
Wife:  Carol B.  Bettes, of the home.
Daughters:   Janet Reynolds, of Edmond, Oklahoma; Bonita Haywood, of Owasso, Oklahoma;
Gloria Susan Bettes, of Owasso, Oklahoma.
Son/Daughter-In-Law:  Dale (Chip) A. Bettes, Jr., husband of  Connie, of Edmond, Oklahoma.
He is also survived by 9 Grandchildren, 12 Great Grandchildren.

Dale was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Lee Bettes, Wilbur Bettes; grandson, Charles Helt.

Memorial Service at Church of Christ, Edmond, Oklahoma, at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 8, 2018  with Mr. Logan Cates officiating.

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Faola Hilburn

In Memory Of  Faola  Hilburn

Faola Hilburn, age 93, of Red Oak, Oklahoma, passed away Friday, August 31, 2018 in Red Oak, Oklahoma.

Faola was born in Bokoshe, Oklahoma on May 3, 1925, a daughter of the late Lotta (Thomas) and Ted  West.

Faola was an awesome homemaker.  Sister, Momma, Gaga, Granny, Ahay, just a few names that different grand kids and family came up with through the years.   She loved to cook and make everyone feel welcome, and always did.

She was a member of Church of Christ, Red Oak, Oklahoma.

Faola was the widow of T. C. Hilburn. On January 12, 1942, they were married at Red Oak, Oklahoma

Faola is  survived by:
Daughter/Son-In-Law:   Phyllis & Larry Mabry, of Red Oak, Oklahoma.
Son/Daughter-In-Law:  West & Kaye Hilburn, of Red Oak, Oklahoma.
Daughter-In-Law:  Wilma Hilburn, of Red Oak, Oklahoma.
Sisters:   Juanita Noah, of Red Oak, Oklahoma; Joyce Brownlie, of Edmond, Oklahoma.
She is also survived by 12 Grandchildren, 27 Great Grandchildren, and several Great Great Grandchildren.

Faola was preceded in death by her parents; husband, T. C. Hilburn; son, Chris (Sonny) Hilburn;  sister, Loyce Bell; great grandson, Jamin Noah and great great grandson, Montana Andrew Knight.

Service at Church of Christ, Red Oak, Oklahoma, at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 2, 2018  with Mr. Curtis Curry officiating.   Interment to follow at the North Rock Creek Cemetery, Red Oak, Oklahoma

Pallbearers:  Shane Mabry, Thomas Hilburn, Brian Hilburn, Doug Nixon, Randy Kauk, John Noah.  Honorary Pallbearers:  Grandchildren and  all present & past Red Oak Eagles Softball and Baseball State Tournament Teams.

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Jahue Dodd

In Memory Of Jahue  Dodd

Jahue Dodd, age 80, of Panola, Oklahoma, passed away Sunday, August 26, 2018 at his residence.

Jahue was born in Summerfield, Oklahoma on March 4, 1938, a son of the late Edith Pearl (Harris) and William Royal Dodd.

He worked as a school teacher.  He was a member of Panola Baptist Church of Panola, Oklahoma.

He was the husband of Wanell  (Kinsworthy) Dodd. On June 16, 1962, they were married at Summerfield, Oklahoma.

Jahue is  survived by:
Wife: Wanell Dodd, of the home.
Son:  Bryan Dodd, of Panola, Oklahoma.
Sisters:   Betty Stone, of Poteau, Oklahoma; Naomi Young, of Irving, Texas.
Brother:  James Dodd, of Sulphur Springs, Texas.
Daughter-In-Law:  Janie Dodd, of McAlester, Oklahoma.
He is also survived by 5 Grandchildren: Caleb Dodd, Kyle Dodd, Saraya Dodd, Taylor Dodd, Reese Dodd. 1 Great Grandchild: Skylynne Dodd.
 
Jahue was preceded in death by his parents; son, Roy Dodd; 2 sisters, Willa Dean Husstutler and Lou Ann Welch; 1 brother, Donald Dodd.

Service at Panola Baptist Church, Panola, Oklahoma, at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 30, 2018  with Rev. Tony Randol officiating.  Interment to follow at the Baldwin Cemetery, Wilburton, Oklahoma.
 
Pallbearers:  Eldon Gwin, Jess Wommack, Mike Krebbs, Larry Fite, Terry Brewer, Jimmy Dill.
Honorary Pallbearer:  Gary Kelley.

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James William Clark

In Memory Of James William Clark

James William Clark, age 73, of Wilburton, Oklahoma, passed away Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at the Corner Stone Hospital, Muskogee, Oklahoma.

James was born in Wilburton, Oklahoma on December 22, 1944, a son of the late Helen (Johnson) and Johnny  Clark.

James was a truck driver.  He served in the U.S. Army.

James is  survived by:
Sons/Daughter-In-Law:   Kevin & Melissa Clark, of Wilburton, Oklahoma; James Clark, Jr., of Oklahoma.
Brother/Sister-In-Law:  Ronnie & Clara Clark, of Hartshorne, Oklahoma.
He is also survived by 7 Grandchildren, 4 Great Grandchildren.  
Special Friends:  Gary Williams, of Wilburton, Oklahoma; Bill Williams, of Wilburton, Oklahoma; Tom Faulkner, of McAlester, Oklahoma; all music buddies he every played with.  
And his dog, Benny.

James was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Carolyn Clark, and son, David Clark.

Memorial Service at The Bob Waldrop Memorial Chapel, Wilburton, Oklahoma, at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 23, 2018  with Rev. Willard Francis and Rev. Gaylon Christy officiating.

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Paul E. Coshatt

In Memory Of Paul E. Coshatt

Paul E. Coshatt, age 80, of Wilburton, Oklahoma, passed away Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at his residence.

Paul was born in Seminole, Oklahoma on January 18, 1938, a son of the late Drucilla Reckley  and John  Coshatt.

Paul worked in the oil field.  He served in the U.S. Marines.

He was the widower of Carlotta Marie (Ward) Coshatt. On October 31, 1959, they were married at Pauls Valley, Oklahoma.  Carlotta passed away November 14, 2007.

Paul is  survived by:
Daughter:   Sharron Wells, of Fairfax, Oklahoma.
Son/Daughter-In-Law:  Paul &  Sheila Coshatt, of Wilburton, Oklahoma.
Paul is also survived by 5 Grandchildren, 2 Great Grandchildren.

Preceded in death by his parents; son, James Edward Coshatt; 2 brothers; wife, Carlotta.

There will be a Private Family Service.

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Glen Ray Kendrick

In Memory Of Glen Ray Kendrick

Glen Ray Kendrick, age 77, of Wilburton, Oklahoma, passed away Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at his residence.

Glen was born in High Hill, Oklahoma on August 12, 1941, a son of the late Vida (Scott) and Dean Smith Kendrick.

Glen worked as an auto mechanic.

He was a member of First Free Will Baptist Church, Wilburton, Oklahoma .

He was the husband of Glenda (Tubbs) Kendrick. On January 26, 1959, they were married at Wilburton, Oklahoma.

Glen spent his life sharing his love of God through singing and playing his guitar at churches, nursing homes, veteran centers, and the Senior Citizen Center.  He enjoyed going coon hunting and taking his grandkids fishing.  Glen's faith and family were the two most important things to him and he made sure he was at every ball game, concert, and any other event his kids, grandkids, and great-grandkids were involved in.  He loved any family get-together whether it was a hot dog cookout of Christmas dinner.  Glen passes his love of playing the guitar and singing to his family.  He loved restoring old cars and building race cars.  Glen was well known for gardening and his award-winning watermelons and cantaloupes that he gave to anyone that came over.  Glen touched the heart of any one he met and has made a lasting impact on all those that knew him.

Glen is  survived by:
Wife: Glenda Kendrick, of the home.
Daughters:   Mary Kendrick, of Wilburton, Oklahoma; Gwen Kendrick, of Wilburton, Oklahoma.
Sons/Daughters-In-Law: Allen & Diana Kendrick, of Wilburton, Oklahoma; Tommy & Mary Kendrick, of Wilburton, Oklahoma.
Glen is also survived by 13 Grandchildren, several Great Grandchildren.

Glen was preceded in death by his parents, 11 brothers & sisters, 1 granddaughter.

Service at Wilburton High School Auditorium, Wilburton, Oklahoma, at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 18, 2018  with Rev. Bain Durant and Rev. Richard Matthews officiating.  Interment to follow at Lutie Cemetery, Wilburton, Oklahoma.

Pallbearers:  Grandsons.  Honorary Pallbearers:  Granddaughters.

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Thomas Boyd Mills

In Memory Of Thomas Boyd Mills

Thomas Boyd Mills died August 11, 2018, in Wilburton, Oklahoma at the age of 87 years, 6 months and 4 days.  The eldest child of Howard & Stella (Cameron) Mills, Boyd was born in Lequire, Oklahoma on February 7, 1931.  He attended the rural school of Highbridge for his elementary years and attended Wilburton High School.  Boyd married Clarice June Dobbs on July 20, 1952 in  Wilburton, Oklahoma.  They were married for 66 years.  Boyd was a hard-working man and during his life worked in a variety of jobs including working at garages and gas stations; driving trucks; hauling hay; hauling gravel and shale; and in construction jobs involving carpentry, wiring, plumbing, roofing, and laying bricks.  He also made extra money to support his family by collecting and selling scrap iron, copper, and other metals.

When he wasn't working, Boyd enjoyed fishing, collecting coins and stamps, treasure hunting and searching for Indian arrowheads.  He was also an exceptional domino, pitch and horseshoe player.  He loved country music and watching boxing on TV.  He also enjoyed his pets, Mr. Louie, his bird and Tom, his cat.

Boyd had a great sense of humor and always enjoyed clowning around with his children, grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.  He loved visits from people and talking with his brothers and sisters.

One thing most people will remember about Boyd is his storytelling.  He loved to tell anyone who would listen about things he had done in his life.  His stories were often told with some embellishment which we all accepted, especially when he told them with a sly grin on his face and a glint in his eye.

Boyd is survived by:
Family members include his wife, June Mills; children, Dean Mills and wife, Jeri; Darrel Mills; Donna Mills Jean and husband, Mark; Duane Mills and wife, Pam.
He is also survived by Grandchildren: Melinda Mills Solis and husband, Lee; Ross Mills and wife, Autumn; Tara Mills, Jerrod Mills and wife, Kendall; and Carly Mills.  Great Grandchildren: Alex Solis, Emma Mills, Abby Mills, Jackson Mills and Eloise Graham.  
Brother, Hubert (Pete) Mills, sisters, Bernice Mills Norton and Edna (Eddie) Mills Dugger and husband, Gary; brother-in-law, Norman Davis; sister-in-law, Doreen Mills; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Boyd was preceded in death by his parents, Howard and Stella Mills; brothers Burl Eugene Mills, Don Howard Mills, and Raymond Mills.  Sisters, Katherine Mills Thomas and Sharon Mills Davis.  brothers-in-law, Leonard Norton and Alfred Thomas.

Service at The Bob Waldrop Memorial Chapel, Wilburton, Oklahoma, at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 15, 2018  with Rev. Willard Francis officiating.  Interment to follow at the Centerpoint Cemetery, Wilburton, Oklahoma.

Pallbearers:  Dean Mills, Darrel Mills, Duane Mills, Ross Mills, Tony Riley, John Cook.
Honorary Pallbearers:  Phillip Riley, Paul Riley, Mark Riley.

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Lela May Hamby

In Memory Of  Lela May Hamby

Lela May Hamby, age 91, of Wilburton, Oklahoma, passed away Saturday, July 21, 2018 at her residence in Wilburton.

Lela was born in Red Fork, Oklahoma on January 26, 1927, a daughter of the late Nellie (Harrison) and Harry  Parker.

She worked in the food service department at EOSC, of  Wilburton, Oklahoma.

Lela was a member of First Baptist Church,  and VFW Auxiliary, both of Wilburton, Oklahoma.

She was the widow of Versil  Hamby. In 1949, they were married at Big Flat, Arkansas.  Versil Hamby passed away in 1990.

Lela is  survived by:
Daughter:  Mary Hord, of Wilburton, Oklahoma.
Son/Daughter-In-Law:  Kevin & Tracy Hamby, of Foyil, Oklahoma.
She is also survived by 5 Grandchildren, and 2 Great Grandchildren.

Preceded in death by two daughters, Danette Hamby and Cynthia Hamby; and husband, Versil Hamby.

Service at First Baptist Church, Wilburton, Oklahoma, at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, August 3, 2018  with Dr. Paul Brady officiating.  Interment to follow at the Centerpoint Cemetery, Wilburton, Oklahoma.

Pallbearers:  The Deacons & Yokefellows of First Baptist Church.

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Syble J. Henry

In Memory Of Syble J. Henry

Syble J. Henry, age 79, of Red Oak, Oklahoma, passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at Sparks Regional Medical Center, Ft. Smith,  Arkansas.

Syble was born in LeFlore, Oklahoma on March 16, 1939, a daughter of the late Della (Pickle) and James Walter Sutton.

She worked in the accounting department at Kiamichi Electric, of Wilburton, Oklahoma.

Syble was a member of the United Free Will Baptist Church, of  Red Oak, Oklahoma.

She was the wife of Wilburn  Henry. On August 3, 1956, they were married at Red Oak, Oklahoma.

Syble is survived by:
Husband: Wilburn Henry, of the home.
Sister:   Laverne Blankenship, of Red Oak, Oklahoma.
Brother:  Carol Dean Sutton, of Red Oak, Oklahoma.
She is also survived by Granddaughter: Skyla DeWitt, and her husband Jared, of Red Oak, Oklahoma.
Great Granddaughter: Paisley DeWitt, of Red Oak, Oklahoma.

Syble was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Rita Henry; son, Darrell Henry; sisters, Rosa Lee Montana, Oma Mangrum, Christine Tucker, Lois Robinson; brothers, Frank Sutton, Harrold Sutton, Hershel Sutton.

Service at the United Free Will Baptist Church, Red Oak, Oklahoma, at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 28, 2018  with Rev. Tracy Martin and Rev. Johnny Montgomery officiating.  Interment to follow at Cedars Cemetery, Red Oak, Oklahoma.

Viewing Friday 1pm to 5pm.  Family will greet friends 6pm-8pm.

Pallbearers:  Freddy Gandee, Michael Vaden, Wayne Christopher, Johnny Holbird, Jared Gooch, Hared DeWitt.

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Darrell Wayne Dill

In Memory Of Darrell Wayne Dill

Darrell Wayne Dill, age 62, of Wilburton, Oklahoma, passed away Friday, July 20, 2018 at his residence.

Darrell was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on October 2, 1955, a son of Jimmie (Williams) Dill and the late Leonard Dill.

He worked as a auto mechanic.

Darrell attended Calvary Baptist Church of Wilburton, Oklahoma.

He was the husband of Mary  (Tubbs) Dill. On August 31, 1974, they were married at Wilburton, Oklahoma.

Darrell is survived by:
Mother: Jimmie Dill, of Wilburton, Oklahoma.
Wife: Mary Dill, of the home.
Daughter/Son-In-Law:   Debbie & Fred Ivey, of Wilburton, Oklahoma.
Those who Darrell considered brothers:  David Holloway, of Wilburton, Oklahoma; LeRoy Dill, of Wilburton, Oklahoma; Johnny Chronister, of Moore, Oklahoma; Travis Shefield, of Durant, Oklahoma.  
A host of several friends and family.  
And he is also survived by Grandson and wife: Fred & Summer Ivey of Wilburton, Oklahoma. Great Grandson: Kaise Ivey of Wilburton, Oklahoma.

Darrell was preceded in death by his father, brother, grandparents, aunts and uncles.

Graveside Service at Lutie Cemetery, Wilburton, Oklahoma, at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, July 23, 2018  with Rev. Richard Matthews officiating.

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Tommy Armstrong

In Memory Of Tommy  Armstrong

 

Tommy Armstrong, age 66, of Wilburton, Oklahoma, passed away Saturday, July 7, 2018 at the Latimer Nursing Home, of Wilburton, Oklahoma. 

 

Tommy was born in Albion, Oklahoma on April 18, 1952, a son of the late Effie Pearl (Moore) and Arubry Thomas Armstrong.

 

Tommy is survived by: 

Sister:   Louise Cooper, of Wilburton, Oklahoma. 

 

Tommy was preceded in death by his father and mother.

 

Graveside Service at Albion Cemetery, Albion, Oklahoma, at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 11, 2018  with Rev. Randy Waldrop officiating.

 

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Kenneth Donel Aaron

In Memory Of  Kenneth Donel Aaron

Kenneth Donel Aaron, age 84, of Wilburton, Oklahoma, passed away Monday, July 2, 2018 at his residence. 

 

Kenneth was born in Wilburton, Oklahoma on February 8, 1934, a son of the late Ira (Keplinger) and Joseph  Aaron.

 

He worked in the construction business.

 

He was the husband of Helen  (Cooper) Aaron. On March 13, 1968, they were married at Poteau, Oklahoma. 

 

Kenneth is survived by: 

Wife:  Helen Aaron, of the home.

Daughters:   Iva Tubbs, of Wilburton, Oklahoma; Nancy Aaron, of Wilburton, Oklahoma. 

Sons/Daughters-In-Law:  Kenneth & Danyell Aaron, of Wilburton, Oklahoma; Jay & Robin Aaron, of Wilburton, Oklahoma.

Sisters/Brother-In-Law:  Thelma & Don Crowder, of Marietta, Oklahoma; Lellie (Lee) Farwell, of Plymouth, Illinois. 

Brother:   Jo Bill Aaron, of Wilburton, Oklahoma.

Brother-In-Law:  Doc Cooper, of Wilburton, Oklahoma.  

Sister-In-Law: Barbara Cooper, of Wilburton, Oklahoma.  

Several nieces & nephews.  

He is also survived by 9 Grandchildren, 2 Great Grandchildren.

 

Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents, 4 brothers, and 1 sister.

Service at the Bob Waldrop Memorial Chapel, Wilburton, Oklahoma, at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 5, 2018  with Rev. Richard Matthews officiating. Interment to follow at the Centerpoint Cemetery, Wilburton, Oklahoma.

 

Pallbearers:  Johnny Merryman, Ronald Aaron,Tracy Howard, Doc Cooper, Jay Aaron, Jerry Rigsby, Bryan Crockett, Terrell Waldrop.

Honorary Pallbearers:  Carl Matthews, James Aaron, Clifford Aaron, Ike Merryman, Bob Stewart.

 

SERVICES UNDER THE DIRECTION OF WALDROP FUNERAL HOME, WILBURTON, OKLAHOMA.