|MARY ANN HENDRICKS
GLENPOOL, Okla. - Mary Ann Hendricks, 76, passed away October 12, 2001
at the Glenpool Nursing Center in Glenpool, Okla. Mary was born December
3, 1924 to Elmer Julius Schmidt and Mildred Smith Schmidt in Lincoln, Neb.
She attended elementary school in Wichita, Kan. On January 13, 1944 Mary
and Melvin Hendricks were united in marriage. The couple lived in California
until Melvin was discharged from the service. The couple moved to Wichita,
Kan., and in 1967 moved to Afton, Okla. Mary was employed at Eastern state
Hospital in Vinita, Okla., where she retired. She was preceded in death
by her husband, Melvin, in December 1993.
She is survived by: a daughter, Patricia Ann Coffey, Adair, Okla.;
one son, Michael Lawrence Hendricks, Mont.; five grandchildren and eight
great grandchildren. Graveside services were at 10 a.m. Monday, October
15, at Ketchum Cemetery in Ketchum, Okla. Services were under the direction
of the Turner Funeral Chapel, Langley, Okla.
ARTHUR WAYNE HENSON
SPAVINAW, Okla. - Arthur Wayne Henson, 70, passed away September 12,
2001 at Grove General Hospital. Wayne was born January 31, 1931 in Spavinaw
to Art Lee and Bessie Mae Conner Henson. He attended Spavinaw-Strang School
and graduated in 1949. He began construction work in Tulsa for a while.
On July 4, 1951 Wayne and Donna Richmond were united in marriage. The couple
moved to Spavinaw in 1953. Wayne worked as a carpenter, farmer, and merchant
store owner. He was a member of Adair Masonic Lodge 32 Degree Mason. He
was also a member of Spavinaw Hills House of Worship. Wayne and Donna celebrated
50 years of marriage July 4. He was a very loving husband, father and grandfather.
Survivors are: his wife, Donna, of the home; three sons, Rickey and
wife, Karen, of Spavinaw, Randy and wife, Linda, of Eucha, and Rusty and
wife, Daylene, of Grove; one brother, Don Henson, of Jay; one sister, Eleanor
Gibe, of Jay, and seven grandchildren.
Lunch will be served before the service at the church at 12 noon for
those who would like to join the family.
Services will be Saturday, September 15, 2 p.m. at the Spavinaw Hills
House of Worship. Officiating will be Toby Sperry and Warren Buzzard. Interment
will be at the Spavinaw-Strang cemetery. Services are under the direction
of the Turner Funeral Chapel Langley.
JACK NELSON HERRING SR.
JAY, Okla. - Jack Herring, 75, died Monday, July 30, 2001 in the Freeman
West Hospital in Joplin, Mo. The son of Hezekiah and Erma (Hutchinson)
Herring, he was born on December 22, 1925 in Cleveland, Okla. Serving in
the U.S. Army, he is a veteran of WWII and Korea and is a member of the
American Legion. Jack was baptized in 1955 and was currently attending
Faith Mission in Jay. He worked as a plumbing contractor and owned and
operated Jay Plumbing and Electric since 1965. He loved working and gardening.
Jack married Wanda Joellene Hutchinson in 1954.
Survivors are: his wife, Joellene Herring, of the home; four children,
Jack Nelson Herring Jr. of Jay, Martha McGee and husband, Rob, of Catoosa,
Okla., Kim Spence and husband, Fred, of Jay, and Dusty Herring of Jay;
one brother, Merle Herring of Jay; two sisters, Wanda Cearley and Sharon
Hicks, both of Jay; four granchildren, Jessica Martin, Robin McGee, Eric
Spence, and Brooke Spence.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday, August 2, in the Jay Community
Center with Reverend Chester Crittenden officiating. The interment will
be in the Eucha Cemetery. There will be veteran's rites by the Grove Veteran's
Ritual Team. There will be a visitation for family and friends on Wednesday
at 7 p.m. in the funeral home. The services are under the directions of
the Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home in Jay.
LILLIAN ADAIR HEUSER
KANSAS, Okla. - Lillian Adair Heuser, 57-year-old resident of Kansas,
Okla., died Tuesday, September 4, 2001 at her home. Born January 14, 1944
in Murray, Utah, she was the daughter of Frederick Lee Heuser and Iola
Adair Green Heuser. Ms. Heuser had been a resident of Kansas, Okla., for
the past month, moving here from Los Angeles, Calif. She was a retired
bookkeeper and affiliated with the Nazarene Church.
Survivors are: two sons, John Binam of Kansas, Okla., and Mark Binam
of Elkins, Ark.; one daughter, Aeron Campbell, of Kansas, Okla.; nine grandchildren;
three brothers, Fred, David, and Terry Heuser, all of Utah; four sisters,
Helen Rick of Utah, and June Gregory, Diane Roberts, and Norma Frieburg,
all of Montana, and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, September 8, at Wasson
Memorial Chapel in Siloam Springs, Ark., with Pastor Sam Andrews officiating.
Burial will follow in Dickson Cemetery near Cherokee City, Ark., with services
under the direction of Wasson Funeral Home, Siloam Springs.
PHYLIS N. HEY
MIAMI, Okla. - Phylis N. Hey died at Integris Baptist Regional health
Center in Miami, Okla., on October 20, 2001 after a lengthy illness. She
was 75. She was born at Pittsburg, Kan., on December 18, 1925, to William
and Mary Gravitt Callow. She married Charles M. Hey on January 20, 1945.
They moved to Miami in 1948, where she was a member of the First United
Methodist Church, Zeta Mother's Club, and URW Aux. She worked as a clerk
for the Ottawa County Election Board for 18 years before retiring.
She is survived by her husband, Charles; a son, John Hey, Tulsa, Okla.;
a daughter, Sherry Stoner and husband, Eddy, Fairland, Okla.; two brothers,
Ray Callow, Kansas City, Mo., and Glen Callow, Columbus, Kan.; three grandchildren,
Darren Stoner, Amy Stoner Lurvey, and Ryan Stoner; and four great-grandchildren,
Dacie and Dryce Stoner, and Evan and Eli Lurvey.
The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, October 23, 2001 at
Miami First United Methodist Church with Rev. Charles Horton officiating.
Pallbearers will be Leonard Munson, Bill Nance, Jack Myers, Art Guerrieri,
Joe Goforth, and Ernie Green. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Monday at
Miami First United Methodist Church. Burial will be at Fairland Cemetery,
Fairland, Okla. The family has requested that, in lieu of flowers, donations
be made to either Miami First United Methodist Church or Integris Hospice
in care of the funeral home. Arrangements provided by Adcock Funeral Home
THOMAS SHERMAN HEYDT
MIAMI, Okla. - Thomas Sherman Heydt, Sr., 78, of Miami, died Tuesday,
April 17, 2001 at his home after a sudden illness. Mr. Heydt was born April
30, 1922 in Wichita, Kan. to William Sherman and Martha Jane (Christal)
Heydt. He has lived in Miami since 1997, moving here from Pinedale, Wyo.
Mr. Heydt served with the Navy during WWII. He was a custodian for the
Big Piney Elementary school, retiring in 1984. Memberships include All
Saints Episcopal Church in Miami and the VFW. Two brothers, Harry Heydt
and Claude Heydt, and a sister, Vivian Maxine Bevans, preceded him in death.
He is survived by a son, Tom Heydt, Jr. of Big Piney, Wyo.; three daughters,
Judy Peell of Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada, Frances McNally of Jackson
Hole, Wyo., and Debbie Malloch of South Weymont, Mass.; a brother, Francis
Heydt of Miami; a sister, Martha Sullivan of Albuquerque, N.M., and seven
Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, April 20, in the
All Saints Episcopal Church in Miami. Father Jack Sanders will officiate.
Burial will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at the Prairie Lawn Cemetery
in Wellington, Kan. under the direction of the Guilford-Thomas Funeral
LORENA FAYE HICKS
TEMPE, Ariz. - Lorena Faye Hicks, Tempe, Ariz., died at her home July
13, 2001 after an illness. She was 68. Mrs. Hicks was born January 6, 1933
to Roy and Mary Edith Chanley Creason at Dennis. She attended school at
Oak Grove, just west of Adair. She had lived at Tempe since 1975, moving
there from Adair.
She married Vernon Wells on June 26, 1948. He preceded her in death
on November 9, 1969. She retired from the Motorola Corp., where she had
worked on the assembly line. She married Jimmie Hicks on April 5, 1985.
Surviving are: her husband, of the home; two sons, James P. Wells of
Peoria, Ariz., and John Wells and wife, Artie, of Festus, Mo.; three daughters,
Marilou Jarrett and husband, Roy, of Oklahoma City, Marcia Nolan and husband,
Bobby, of Riverdale, Ga., and Glenda Keeler and husband, Richard, of El
Reno; 22 grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.
The funeral service will be at Adcock Chapel in Fairland at 10 a.m.
Saturday, July 21. Pallbearers will be Chris Keeler, Michael Keeler, Richard
Keeler, Micah Wells, Carl Wells, and Evan Nolan.
Burial will follow at Rolston Cemetery on Monkey Island. Arrangements
provided by Adcock Funeral Home of Fairland.
VERNON DALE HIVELY
DEWEY, Okla. - Vernon Dale Hively, 69, a resident of Dewey, Okla.,
died at 10:13 a.m. on Friday in the Cardiac Care Unit of the Jane Phillips
Memorial Medical Center, Bartlesville.
Funeral services for Mr. Hively were held at 1 p.m. on Monday in the
Sanctuary of the Dewey United Methodist Church. The Rev. Donald G. "Don"
Simpson and Mr. Bobby Lipscomb were the officiants. Committal prayers and
interment were directed in the Dewey Cemetery by the Arnold Moore-Dewey
Dale Hively was born on October 23, 1931 near Wideman, Ark. He was
the son of Edgar Lee and Haley Adeline (Smith) Hively. The Hively family
moved to Texas by covered wagon and farmed and ranched on the border of
Oklahoma and Texas. He was reared and received his education in Wellington,
Texas, and was on the Varsity basketball and baseball teams. He was vice-president
of his junior class and was elected president of his senior class. He spent
one year in the Texas National Guard then, at the Korean Outbreak, he joined
the U.S. Air Force and spent four years in service. He received honorable
discharge in 1953 as a Staff Sergeant. He and the former Wanda Haas were
married in 1952 and made their home in Neosho, Mo., Pittsburg, Kan., and
Anderson, Mo. In 1978, he and the former Belva Inda were married in Dewey,
Okla., and made their home there. Mr. Hively was active in farming and
in the floor covering business all his life. After moving to Dewey, he
was an installer and storeowner for 20 years. He was manager and co-owner
of Floorcraft in Bartlesville and owner of Cottage Carpets in Dewey. Mrs.
Hively was formerly employed by the Phillips Petroleum Co. until she retired
in 1992. Since that time, Mr. and Mrs. Hively have continued living in
Dewey in retirement as well as in Grove and their winter home in Texas.
Mr. Hively was active in club and organizational activities and served
all offices in his American Legion Post in Kansas. He also served as Commander
of the Third District in Kansas. He was also active and served all offices
including President of the Dewey Kiwanis Club. He was an avid fisherman.
Mr. Hively was a gospel singer and attended singing schools in Texas,
Oklahoma, Arkansas and Missouri. The Hively family also had their own traveling
quartet. Mr. Hively was a songwriter as well. He was a member of the Dewey
United Methodist Church.
Survivors are: his wife, Mrs. Belva (Inda) Hively, of the home; a son,
Allen Dale, Tulsa; two step daughters, Mrs. David (Mclodie) Alleman, Bartlesville,
and Mrs. Bobby (Debbie) Lipscomb, Tahlequah; a step son-in-law, Jerry Lynch,
Bartlesville; two sisters, Bonnie Gay Brumfield, Neosho, Mo., and Audie
Burks, Springfield, Mo.; a brother, Lavon Hively, Manchester, Tenn.; his
grandchildren, B.J. and Johnnie Dye, Micah and Caseylee Lipscomb, Luke
Hively, Sarah, Nathan and Joseph Dale Alleman, and a great grandchild,
Lexy Lipscomb. In addition to his father and mother, Dale was preceded
in death by a sister, Mrs. Noma Bruin.
VERNON LEROY HOBBS
SPAVINAW, Okla. - Vernon Leroy Hobbs, 78, passed away September 13,
2001 at his home in Spavinaw. Vernon was born September 5, 1953 to Sam
and Molley Finacle Hobbs in Henryetta, Okla. He attended school in Wagoner,
Okla., and at the age of 17 enlisted in the U.S. Navy where he served as
a Chief Pharmicist Mate. In 1944 he received an honorable discharge from
the Navy and began his career as a pharmacist. He was employed as a pharmacist
with T. Roy Barnes Drugry in Tulsa for many years. In 1983 he moved to
Spavinaw and served as Mayor in 1989. He was also a member of the Spavinaw
Methodist Church. At the age of 62, Vernon retired from the Wal-Mart Pharmacy
in Grove. During his retirement, he enjoyed fishing, woodworking, camping
and watersports. He was a loving father and husband. Vernon was preceded
in death by three brothers: Amos Hobbs, Walter Hobbs, and Howard Hobbs,
and two sisters, Bess and Edith.
Survivors are: his wife, Berta, of the home; one son, Johnny Hobbs
and wife, Glenda, of Galveston, Texas; two daughters, Linda Conwell and
husband, Wayne, of Wagoner, Okla., and Janet Miller and husband, Terry,
of Tulsa; two stepsons, Gary Perigo and wife, Loretta, of Tulsa, and Tim
Perigo and wife, Carolyn, of Neosho, Mo.; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren;
six step grandchildren; two step great-grandchildren, and a host of friends.
Family requests in lieu of flowers that donations be made to the Spavinaw
Methodist Church. Memorial Services were held Monday, September 17, at
10 a.m. at the Spavinaw Methodist Church. Officiating was Rev. Ted Hoffman.
Lunch was served after the service. Services were under the direction of
the Turner Funeral Chapel, Langley.
JOHN YOUNG HOLCOMBE
GROVE - John Young Holcombe, 96, passed away Monday, October 22, 2001.
Services were 10 a.m. Tuesday, October 23, at The First Baptist Church
in Grove. John was laid to rest at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Hiwassee, Ark.
Services were under the direction of the Turner Funeral Home.
OPAL LADOSCA HOLDEN
VINITA, Okla. - Opal Ladosca Holden, 86-year-old Vinita resident, passed
away Saturday, March 31, 2001 at Craig General Hospital. Opal was born
February 11, 1915 in Tamaha, Okla. to Robert and Ethel McCoy. Opal was
a retired owner and operator of a laundry/dry cleaning business. She was
a member of the First Baptist Church of Vinita. Opal was united in marriage
to O.D. "Ted" Holden in 1935 at Haskell, Okla. They moved to this area
in 1946. He preceded her in death November 10, 1991. Also preceding her
in death were her parents and one son, James A. Holden.
Opal is survived by one daughter, Nancy Morin of Vinita; daughter-in-law,
Paula Lassiter of Tulsa; four grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
Graveside services were 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, April 3, at Fairview Cemetery
in Vinita. Dr. Henry Haynes officiated. Interment was in Fairview Cemetery.
Arrangements were under the direction of Burckhalther Funeral Home.
ALTA MAE HENDREN HOLLENBACK
JAY, Okla. - Alta Hollenback, age 80, died Saturday, June 30, 2001
in the Northwest Arkansas Medical Center in Springdale, Ark. The daughter
of Albert and Mattie (Potter) Hendren, she was born on March 15, 1921 in
Delaware County at their family farm on Spavinaw Creek near Colcord. She
married Claude Hollenback on March 15, 1941 in West Maysville, Okla. She
was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, Valda Hendren, and Stasha
Hensley, and three brothers, Clarence (Buster), Lon and Joe Hendren.
Surviving are her husband, Claude Hollenbeck, of Jay; three children,
Betty Turner and husband, Tommy, of Decatur, Ark., Jim Hollenback and wife,
Cathy, of Spavinaw, Okla., and Barb Barnes and husband, Barney, of Eucha;
a brother, Bill Hendren of Colcord; two sisters, Della Roach of Tahlequah,
and usie Cockrell of Colcord; nine grandchildren, Dale Harris, Tina Denny,
Penny Kumm, Jamie Stewart, Leah Morgan, Jimmie Hollenback, Jason Hollenback,
Billy Barnes, and Ben Barnes; 12 great-grandchildren, Michael Harris, LaDale
Harris, Terrill Denny, Brittany Denny, Cody Kumm, Courtney Kumm, Shelby
Stewart, D.J. Stewart, Jacob Morgan, Taylor Morgan, Jimmie Hollenbeck,
and Hadlee Hollenbeck.
The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Monday, July 2, at the First Baptist
Church with Reverend Larry Hendren officiating. The interment was at the
Rowe Cemetery near Colcord. The services were under the directions of the
Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home in Jay.
EDITH A. HOPKINS
CRIDERSVILLE, OHIO - Edith A. Hopkins, 83, Cridersville, Ohio, died
at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 10, 2001 at Otterbein-Cidersville retirement
community. She was born Aug. 11, 1917 in Fowler, Colo. to Preston B. and
Edith Ann (Johnson) Pettypool. Both parents are deceased. On July 22, 1945
she married Virgil C. Hopkins.
She is survived by her husband, Virgil C. Hopkins, of Otterbein-Cridersville,
Ohio; a foster son and daughter-in-law, Boyd and Claudith Burkey, of Lima,
Ohio; two sisters, Helen Larson, Greiss Valley, Calif., and Ruby Fenley,
Auburn, Calif., and several nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death
by two sisters, Arletta Brandon and Beulah Pettypool.
Mr. Hopkins was a homemaker and had been a typist for a credit bureau.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Grove.
Graveside services will be Tuesday, April 17, at 2:00 p.m. at the Neosho
IOOF Cemetery, Pastor Robin Cowan will officiate. Friends may call Monday,
April 16, from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. at the Clark Funeral Home, Neosho. Contributions
in memorial of Mrs. Hopkins may be made to the Otterbein-Cridersville or
to St. Rita's Medical Center Hospice Program, c/o Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.
Local arrangements under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.
FERN E. HOUCK
GROVE - Fern Evelyn Houck, age 85, died Wednesday, June 27, 2001 in
Joplin, Mo. The daughter of William Todd and Edna (Malo) Todd, she was
born on September 11, 1915 in Missouri. Fern married Herman Houck and he
preceded her in death in 1983. She lived most all her life in the Starr
Community near Grove, where she was active in community functions. Fern
worked for 18 years in the 1960-70's at the Burlington Garment Factory
Also preceding in death were her parents, a brother, Fred Todd, and
a sister, Ruth Wagoner.
Surviving are nieces and nephews.
The funeral was at 3 p.m. on Friday, June 29, at the graveside in the
Southwest City Cemetery with John E. Butler officiating. The services were
under the directions of the Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home in Grove.
BERNEIDE GERALDINE HOWERY
GROVE - Berneide "Bea" Geraldine Howery, 86, passed away June 19, 2001.
The family is gathering in Grove for a memorial service Saturday, August
11, at 11 a.m., at the First Christian Church, 4th and Grand, Grove, where
Bea and her husband attended for over 20 years after they retired to Oklahoma.
An invitation is extended to all Bea's friends to attend and share
in a celebration of her life.
The couple were active workers for the Cookson Hills Christian Ministry.
Memorial gifts may be made to that ministry at: Cookson Hills Christian
Ministry, Route 3, Box 200, Highway 10 South, Kansas, OK 74347.
EARL LEROY HOWLAND
GROVE - Earl Leroy Howland of Grove died Tuesday, June 5, 2001 at the
Grove General Hospital. He was 74. Mr. Howland was born June 29, 1926 to
Earl and Marie Johnston Howland at Arkansas City, Kan. He lived in Longton,
Kan. until enlisting in the United States Marine Corps, serving from August
11, 1944 to August 25, 1946. He then served in the reserves from 1950 to
1953. He married Edith Hall May 17, 1958 at Wichita. They moved to Grove
in 1983 after he retired as diesel mechanic at the Foley Tractor Co. in
Wichita, Kan. Mr. Howland was a member of the American Legion, first and
second Marine Division, and the Veteran of Foreign Wars.
He is survived by his wife, Edith Howland, of Grove; two sisters, Dorothy
Moor of Amarillo, Texas, and Jeneane Luke and husband, Harry, of Oklahoma
City, Okla.; five sister and brothers-in-laws, Thelma of Kansas City, Kan.,
Ada Bronough of Miami, Okla., Betty McCray of Calif., Jean Roseberry of
Bartlesville, Okla., and Sharon and James Williams of Tuscaloosa, Ala.,
and a host of nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, June 7, at the Mt.
Hope Cemetery in Afton, Okla. Bro. Leland Mooney to officiate. Family will
receive friends from 7-8:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Worley-Luginbuel Funeral
Home in Grove. Donations may be made to the St. John's Hospice in care
of the funeral home.
FITHIAN, Ill. - Aaron A. Huckaby, 82, of Fithian, died at 6:42 p.m.
Tuesday, July 24, 2001 at Provena United Samaritans Medical Center, Logan
Graveside services with military rites were held at 11 a.m. Saturday
in Stearns Cemetery, Fithian.
Mr. Huckaby was born June 19, 1919 at Adair County, Okla., a son of
William D. and Ethel Peters Huckaby. He married Pearl Marie Husong on April
29, 1946, in Columbus, Kan. She survives of the home.
Also surviving are: two sons, William A. and Donald J. Huckaby, both
of Fithian; a brother, Charles Huckaby of Chouteau, Okla.; four grand children,
and two great grand children.
He was preceded in death by two sisters.
Mr. Huckaby served in the Army. He worked for 23 years in civil service,
was employed by a defense contract supply agency in Chicago, and was stationed
in Kansas, Oklahoma, Illinois, Ohio and Wisconsin. He was village clerk
in Fithian, and active in Boy Scout Troop 29 of Fithian-Muncie, and Troop
24 of Oakwood.
Mr. Huckaby was a member and quartermaster of Veterans of Foreign Wars
Post 8380, Grove.
Services were entrusted to the Kirby Funeral Home, Fithian.
LOYD 'BUD' MARTIN HUDSON
GROVE - Loyd "Bud" Martin Hudson died Tuesday, October 9, 2001 at the
Grand Lake Villa Nursing Home in Grove. He was 85.
Bud was born January 19, 1916 to Alfred Buck and Jane Tersa (Martin)
Hudson at Kingman, Kan. He worked most of his life as a farmer / rancher
in Kansas and Oklahoma. He married Gladys (Doll) Hudson June 4, 1938 at
Boise, Kan. He and his wife have lived in the area since 1961.
Survivors are: his wife, Gladys, of the home; three sons, Donald Hudson
and wife, Dortha, of Bartlesville, Martin Hudson and wife, Patricia, of
Owasso, Okla., and Jerry Hudson and wife, Connie, of Clearwater, Kan.;
four brothers, Paul Hudson and Lester Hudson, both of Talala, Okla., Cecil
Hudson of Strang, Okla., and Zell Hudson, Penn.: one sister, Leona Williams,
of Collinsville, Okla.; six grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Services will be 10 a.m. Friday, October 12, at the Worley-Luginbuel
Funeral Home in Grove. Pastor Carlin Thompson will officiate. Interment
will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Ridge Lawn Cemetery in Collinsville, Okla.
LOIS DEVINE HULLAND
GROVE - Lois Hulland, 87, died Saturday, June 30, 2001 at Grove General
Hospital after a lengthy illness. Graveside services will be held at 2
p.m. Thursday, July 5, at Carterville Cemetery, Carterville, Mo., with
Tony Besmer officiating. Family will greet friends Wednesday, July 4, from
6 to 8 p.m. at Ellis Family Funeral Home.
Lois Hulland was born on July 20, 1913 to Jesse Thomas and Mary Dunlavay
Webb in Locust Grove, Okla. She received her Bachelor's Degree in education
from Phillips University, Enid, and her Master's Degree from Wichita State
University. Mrs. Hulland married Phelps Hulland in 1950 in Wichita, Kan.,
at the Presbyterian Church. She was a teacher for 42 years, teaching in
the Wichita ISD and Red Rock ISD. She was a member of the Presbyterian
Church and sang in the church choir.
Survivors are: two sisters, Vera Sporlein of Antioch, Ca., and Ina
Estes of Las Vegas, Nev.; six nephews, Jesse Webb, Zena, Carl Webb, Altus,
Okla., and Darrell Sivley, and Greg Sivley, both of Gateway, Ark., Gary
Sporlein, Las Vegas, Nev., and Tommy Sheehy, Antioch, Calif; six nieces,
Carolyn Crunk, Marlyn Blackwood, Judy Estes, Lois Joan Grillo, Connie Lunt,
all of Las Vegas, Nev., and Sara Webb, Jay; and several great nieces and
nephews. Mrs. Hulland was preceded in death by her husband, her parents,
four sisters; Thelma Webb, Nelda Marshall, Verla Sivly and Valene Webb;
and three brothers, Alvin, Basil and Floyd Webb.
Services are entrusted to Ellis Family Funeral Home, 107 S. Broadway,
Grove, OK 74344, 918-786-5172.
VINITA, Okla. - Cleo Humble, 83-year-old Vinita resident, passed away
Friday, April 6, 2001 at Rosewood Terrace Nursing Center in Vinita. N.
Cleo Humble was born February 1, 1918 to James Carl and Nannie Ellen (Allen)
Chaney at Ottawa, Okla., east of Miami. She grew up in the Welch area and
attended Schools at Prairie Center, Pleasant Valley and Welch. She spent
most of her life in Craig County except for several years when she was
employed in Kansas City and made her home there. Later she was employed
at Eastern State Hospital in Vinita. She was a homemaker and was a member
of Trinity Baptist Church. She married Riley Humble December 24, 1935 at
Vinita. They had 54 years together and they lived on the same farm for
42 years and moved into Vinita in March of 1988. She was preceded in death
by Riley and their son, Gene Humble, her parents, five sisters, four brothers
and a granddaughter.
She is survived by one granddaughter, Gina Miller and husband, Clyde;
two great grand children, Jennifer Batchelor and Michael Gene Miller; two
step great grandchildren, Gary and Vanessa, and a number of nieces and
Services were at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, at the Burckhalter Memorial
Chapel. Rev. Will Busch officiated. Interment was in Fairview Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers were Lee Simmons, Fred Madl, Joe Johnson, Ernest
Johnson, Eugene Jinks and Roy Lee Faulconer. Services were under the direction
of Burckhalter Funeral Home.
MARJORIE ELLEN HUTCHINSON
MAMMOTH SPRING, Ark. - Marjorie Ellen Hutchinson, age 77, was born
December 23, 1923 in Lucas County, Iowa, and passed away August 13, 2001
at the University Hospital in Columbia, Mo. She was a member of Faith Baptist
Church of Mammoth Spring. She also served as a Home Missionary beside her
husband with Baptist Church Planters, and was a loving and faithful wife
Survivors are; her husband of 58 years of the home, Lee Hutchinson;
four sons and their wives, Rodney and Patty Hutchinson of St. Ansgar, Iowa,
Tim and Dixie Hutchinson of Decorah, Iowa, Steve and Rhoda Hutchinson of
Austin, Minn., Jeff and Shannon Hutchinson, of Grove, Okla.; one daughter
and her husband, Sheryl and Tivis Lute of Great Falls, Mont., daughter-in-law
and her husband, Diane and Wayne Roberts; 24 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren
and numerous other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Vera Rodgers-Simpson;
two sons, Titus James Hutchinson and Rodger Lee Hutchinson; one great-grandson,
Brennan Hutchinson; and one granddaughter, Louann Lute.
Services will be Friday, August 17, at 2 p.m. in the Clary Chapel with
Bro. Bud Johnson officiating, Dwight Hickman - soloist, Eunice Johnson
- pianist, Mike Eason and Ronnie Warren - ushers, and Pam Eason - guest
book. Interment will be in the Bronaugh Cemetery under the direction of
the Clary Funeral Home of Mammoth Spring, Ark. Pallbearers will be several
of the grandsons. Reception to follow at Camp Hosanna of Mammoth Spring.
Memorial contributions may be made to Camp Hosanna, P.O. Box 431, Mammoth
Spring, Ark. 72554.