Miscellaneous Payne County, Oklahoma Obituaries

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Hazel Liston
Hazel V. Liston, 92, died Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2001, at Grace Living Center. 
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Fairlawn Cemetery in Cushing. Colonial Chapel Funeral Home is directing the arrangements. 

She was born in Ripley May 25, 1908, to George W. and Florance (Kidder) Faulkenberry.

She lived many years with her parents in Yale and in her later years she helped care for her father who lived to be 93. She outlived both her husbands, Harold Gooch and Joe Bob Liston.

She was a dedicated homemaker and member of the Church of Christ. When she was at home, she took joy in taking care of her family and keeping house.

She was often humming because she was happiest when doing something. Her children remember that while she was always busy she was never too busy to stop what she was doing and give them her time and attention.

She had been a resident of Grace Living Center for the past 23 years due to health and always enjoyed the special music and any activities at the home.

In addition to her parents and both husbands, she was predeceased by one brother, Earl Faulkenberry and one son, Estes Lee Liston.

Survivors include two daughters, Mary Khoury and her husband, Charles, and Deloris Robinson of Stillwater; two sisters, June Coates and Lorean Graham, both of Oklahoma City; five grandchildren, Rick and Michelle Liston of Broken Arrow, Eric Khoury of Oklahoma City, Julie Khoury of Santa Monica, Calif., Bret and Kathy Robison of Ripley, and Steve and Mandi Robison of Stillwater; five great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. 
 

Thelma Boughton
Thelma F. “Thelly” Boughton, 82, died Monday, Feb. 26, 2001, at Forest Hills Health Care Center in Broken Arrow. 
The family will greet friends at Hayhurst Funeral Home March 4 from 2 until 4 p.m. 

Services will be Monday at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Broken Arrow. Rev. Nick Garland will preside. Interment will follow at Haskell Cemetery.

Hayhurst Funeral Home is directing the arrangements.

She was born in Payne County Nov. 18, 1918, to Jack and Susie (Etheridge) Nickels. She was a 1936 graduate of Stillwater High School.

She married Glenn A. Boughton May 11, 1937, in Stillwater. He died June 10, 1997. They moved to Broken Arrow from Lawrence, Kan., in May, 1984. She was a homemaker and a seamstress and worked in several women’s dress shops.

She was a member of various organizations including the Garden Club and was an active member of the First Baptist Church and the Joy Singers Senior Choir.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by a sister, Ruth Lowry.

Survivors include three daughters, Karen Webb and her husband, Henry, of Haskell, Bonnie Harris and her husband, Jim, of Pinion Hills, Calif., and Bette Fletcher and her husband, Randy, of Columbia, Mo.; grandchildren Pam Stephens, Chris Fletcher, Jeremy Harris, Alicia Hunter, Angela Walker, Rebecca Morgan, Maggie Harris and Danielle and Micah Fletcher; great-grandchildren, Sierra Hunter, Matt Stephens, Cheyanne Hunter, Kory Harris, Amanda Stephens and Melody Walker; and sisters Elna Jones, of Drumright and Barbara Lee Kerby, of Perkins.

Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Building Fund, 210 E. Broadway, Broken Arrow, OK 74012. 
 

Loyce Sorrels
Long time Oak Grove Community resident, Loyce Jean Sorrels, 71, died Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2001, at St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa. 
Services, with Rev. Vic Morlan and Rev. George Brock III presiding, will be Saturday at 10 a.m. in the Oak Grove Baptist Church. 

Interment will follow in the Euchee Valley Memorial Park Cemetery.

Davis Funeral Home is directing the arrangements.

She was born in Bison July 7, 1929, to Robert E. and Frances K. (Iven) Davis. She graduated from Drumright High School in 1946.

On Aug. 3, 1947, she married Floyd Sorrels in Oklahoma City.

Following his retirement from the Army, the couple returned to Oak Grove where they have resided since. Jean recalled many times the traveling associated with a career service man and was proud of the fact that of the 29 years Floyd was in the service, she spent 27 years with him.

She worked for several different businesses. She finally retired from the Kelley Texaco Marketing Company in Drumright after working for them about 10 years.

She was a member of the Oak Grove Baptist Church and enjoyed watching children during church activities. She was an avid bridge player and for years taught adults how to play bridge. She was an avid reader and enjoyed doing needlepoint.

In addition to her husband of more than 56 years she is survived by a son, Robert Floyd Sorrels and his wife, Leslie, of Warr Acres; two daughters, Jean Anne Helgeson and her husband, Richard, of Garland, Texas, and Kathryn Brown, of Combined, Texas; one brother, Robert L. Davis, of Shreveport, La.; one sister-in-law, Opal Perry and her husband, Bill of Oak Grove; six grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

Pallbearers will be Randall Cargill, Glen Neal, Roger White, Dusty Applegate, Clifford Andrews, Bill Brown, Bobby Brock and Bill Vanbuskirk. 
 

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Helen Green
Helen Green, 85, died Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2001, at the Cimarron Pointe Nursing Home in Mannford. 

Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at the Cushing Church of Christ with Wendyl Heffington officiating. Interment will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the Haskell Cemetery under the direction of Davis Funeral Home. 

She was born Aug. 28, 1915, in Haskell to B. C. and Mary (Smith) Tennison. She was reared and educated in the Haskell area.

She married Jess F. Green Sept. 6, 1933.

She was a life-long member of the Church of Christ in Cushing.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband in 1981.

Survivors include one son, Kenneth Green of Cushing; three brothers, Johnnie Tennison of Haskell, Jimmie Tennison of Inola and Donnie Tennison of Cassville, Mo.; six sisters, Glaydean Dearing of Sand Springs, Gertrude Teague, Lorene Elliot, Nadine Lord, all of Spavinaw, Katherine Reeves of Amarillo, Texas and Margaret Jones of Mannford; three grandsons, Jeffery Green of Oklahoma City, Craig R. Green of Drumright and James Shay of Cushing; one granddaughter, Kimberley L. Patrick of Broken Arrow; two great-grandsons; one great-granddaughter; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

The family would like to thank the wonderful staff of Vista Care Hospice and the Cimarron Pointe Nursing Home for their love and excellent care.

Pallbearers will be Charles Battenfield, James Shay, Gary Elliot, Cory Patrick, Larry Teague and Meaghan Green. Jimmie Tennison Jr. will serve as honorary pallbearer.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested contributions be made to Vista Care Family Hospice, 4325 E. 51st, Suite 103, Tulsa, OK, 74135-3646 in her name. 
 

Bryar Lee Wheeler

Bryar Lee Wheeler, 7, of Yale, died Thursday, March 1, 2001 at St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa.
Services will be Monday at 10:30 a.m. at the Yale High School Gym. The Rev. Mike Clark and the Rev. Matt Richardson will preside. Interment will follow at the Lawson Cemetery in Yale. Services are under the direction of Yale-Palmer Funeral Home.
Bryar was born Oct. 21, 1993 in Kingfisher. He was in first grade at Yale Elementary and was a member of the Blue Lakers Little Dribbler Basketball team. He enjoyed Sunday School and church at the Assembly of God Church in Yale.
He is survived by his mother, Pattie Hewitt Wheeler, Yale; one sister, Cheyenne Wheeler, Yale; maternal grandparents, Lynn and Doris Hewitt, Wagoner; maternal great-grandparents, Uda and Ruby Miller, Springfield, Mo.; paternal grandmother, Earlene Magee, Sapulpa; and paternal great-grandfather Mutt Watley.
Pallbearers will be Bradly Cockern, Deven Greenfield, Darren Dean and Jody Boyd. Honorary pallbearers will be Terry Pope and Jimmy Miller.
The family asks that in lieu of flowers that donations be made to the Bryar Wheeler Memorial Fund c/o Heritage Bank, P.O. Box 248, Yale, OK, 74085. 
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Gwendolyn Hollis Anderson

Gwendolyn (Gwen) Hollis Anderson, 84, died Friday, March 2, 2001, at the Fountains at Canterbury in Oklahoma City. A memorial service will be held at the First Christian Church at 10:30 a.m. Monday.
She was born Feb. 11, 1917, in Mountain View to Edna and Oscar Hollis. She married Wilton T. Anderson Dec. 10, 1938 in Alva.
Anderson moved with ther family to Alva in 1925. She earned an excellent academic record through elementary, high school and college. She received the American Legion Award when she finished elementary school. 
She graduated from Alva High School in 1935 and entered Northwestern State Teachers College that fall.
She was elected to Kappa Delta Pi, a professional education fraternity, in 1938, during her junior year.
After she married, her husband’s teaching career and additional academic studies took the couple to many locations: Cyril; Tonkawa; Boulder, Colo.; Scarsdale, N.Y.; Honolulu, Hawaii; and Stillwater.
Anderson’s hobbies were music appreciation, writing poetry, attending Broadway plays, the opera and golf. She was a champion golfer at Lakeside Memorial Golf Course in the mid 1960s and at the Stillwater Country Club in the early 1970s.
She was an active member of the First Christian Church, where she served as the church librarian for 17 years. In 1992, she published “Poems of the Heart” which was comprised of the poems she had authored over a 50-year period.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
She is survived by her husband; one daughter, Kaye Lynn Anderson and her husband; one son, W. Thomas Anderson, Jr., and his wife; one grandaughter; two grandsons; three sisters; one brother and their families. 
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Rebecca Bradley Nasalroad

Rebecca Bradley Nasalroad, 78, of Stillwater, died Thursday, March 1, 2001, at Stillwater Medical Center.
Services will be Monday at 10 a.m. at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Father Bob Schlitt will deliver the mass. Colonial Chapel Funeral Home is in charge of the services.
Nasalroad was born Jan. 16, 1923, to Jess and Sarah (Kennedy) Bradley in Stillwater. She married Ervin “Abe” Nasalroad on Dec. 27, 1940.
She attended school at the historic Pleasant Valley School during her elementary years and graduated from Glencoe High School in 1940. 
While her husband was away at war, she worked in Tulsa as a plane inspector at an aircraft manufacturing company. She saved her money and bought her husband his first barber shop.
During the early years of her marriage, Nasalroad and her husband lived in San Antonio, Texas, Tulsa and Cushing. In 1949, they moved to Stillwater where she worked for the public schools. Later, she retired from Oklahoma State University where she had worked in food service.
Although employed at times, her life’s work was as a devoted homemaker. She greatly enjoyed her children and was a life-long member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Nasalroad was a talented cook, baker and seamstress and won several awards for her skills.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; three brothers, John, Al and Victor Bradley; and one sister, Lucy Faulkner.
She is survived by two sons, Gary and Sue Nasalroad, Stillwater and Darrell Thomas and Darlene Nasalroad of Edmond; two daughters, Theresa and Jamie Stevens, Stillwater, and Venisa and Jeff McLaughlin, Granbury, Texas; three brothers, Joe and Shirley Bradley, Jones, Jim and Judy Bradley, Montrose, Colo., Mark and Helen Bradley, Colorado Springs, Colo.; one sister, Rita Bradley, Enid; and two sisters-in-law, Louise Bradley and Isabell Bradley, both of Stillwater. 

Arkie Blevins

Cushing resident Arkie Blevins, 79, died Friday, March 2, 2001, at the Cushing Regional Hospital.
Services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Palmer Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Fairlawn Cemetery, north of Cushing.
Palmer Funeral home is directing the arrangements.
He was born in Izard County, Ark., on July 24, 1921, to L.P. and Arlie Jane (Melton) Blevins.
He married Darline Myers in Union, Mo., on Oct. 18, 1947.
He worked for Shell Pipeline for more than 36 years. He was a member and past master of the Union Masonic Lodge No. 595 in Union, Mo. and was a lifetime member of the V.F.W.
He was in World War II when he served in the Naval Reserve.
He was predeceased by his parents and one grandchild.
Survivors include his wife of the home; one son, James Dale Blevins of Palm Beach Garden, Fla.; two daughters, Helen Marie Heuman of O’Fallon, Mo., and Joan DuNard of Washington; one sister, Sylvia Ann Blevins of Arkansas; two grandchildren, Stephanie and Christopher; and one great-grandchild.

Rebecca Bradley Nasalroad

Rebecca Bradley Nasalroad, 78, of Stillwater died Thursday, March 1, 2001, at Stillwater Medical Center.
Services will be Monday at 10 a.m. at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Father Bob Schlitt will deliver the mass. Colonial Chapel Funeral Home is in charge of the services.
Nasalroad was born Jan. 16, 1923, to Jess and Sarah (Kennedy) Bradley in Stillwater. She married Ervin “Abe” Nasalroad on Dec. 27, 1940.
She attended the historic Pleasant Valley School during her elementary years and graduated from Glencoe High School in 1940. 
While her husband was at war, she worked in Tulsa as a plane inspector at an aircraft manufacturing company. She saved her money and bought her husband his first barber shop.
During the early years of her marriage, Nasalroad and her husband lived in San Antonio, Tulsa and Cushing. In 1949, they moved to Stillwater where she worked for the public schools. Later, she retired from Oklahoma State University where she had worked in food service.
Although employed at times, her life’s work was as a devoted homemaker. She greatly enjoyed her children and was a lifelong member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Nasalroad was a talented cook, baker and seamstress and won several awards for her skills.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; three brothers, John, Al and Victor Bradley; and one sister, Lucy Faulkner.
She is survived by two sons, Gary and Sue Nasalroad, Stillwater, and Darrell Thomas and Darlene Nasalroad of Edmond; two daughters, Theresa and Jamie Stevens, Stillwater, and Venisa and Jeff McLaughlin, Granbury, Texas; three brothers, Joe and Shirley Bradley, Jones, Jim and Judy Bradley, Montrose, Colo., Mark and Helen Bradley, Colorado Springs, Colo.; one sister, Rita Bradley, Enid; and two sisters-in-law, Louise Bradley and Isabell Bradley, both of Stillwater.

Billie Mae Tizano

Billie Mae Tizano, 76, died Thursday, March 1, 2001 at Stillwater Nursing Center.
Graveside services, with Elton Vaughn presiding, will be Monday at 11 a.m. at the McMillan Cemetery.
Watts Funeral Home of Madill is directing the arrangements.
She was born in Marshall County on April 5, 1924, to John Albert Sherwood and Elizabeth Mae Hinsley. She was reared in Marshall.
She lived in the Oklahoma City and Moore area and California and Texas before moving to Stillwater in 1998.
She was married to Morris Tizano.
She worked for the Salvation Army where she achieved the rank of master leader and was active in the Assembly of God Church. 
In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her parents, a daughter, Elizabeth Wade, four brothers and four sisters.
Survivors include her children and their spouses, Sam and Mary Ann Wade of Orlando, Bob and Anita Dees of Connecticut, and Carla Mae Smith of Texas; grandchildren, Connelly Wade of Perry, Lavonna Hopkins of Orlando, Triston Cole of Hawaii, Michael Smith, Shawna Smith and Thor Smith all of Texas; and Bobby and Emily Dees both of Connecticut; a brother, Oliver Sherwood of Madill; sister, Fairel Bridgeman of Ardmore; and several nieces and nephews.

Walter Ray Tanksley

Walter Ray Tanksley, 53, died Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2001, at Stillwater Medical Center.
Services, with Pastor Homer Stuart presiding, will be at 2 p.m. at Strode Chapel. Interment will follow at Fairlawn Cemetery.
Strode Funeral Home is directing the arrangements.
He was born Aug. 17, 1947, in Red Rock to Sam and Dorthy (Garton) Tanksley.
He married Connie Rozell on June 13, 1969 in Ponca City.
He was a 1965 graduate of Ponca City High School. He attended Northern Oklahoma College and worked for Webber Wholesale as a route salesman.
After his marriage, he worked for Anderson Wholesale and Guy’s Foods as a route driver.
In 1981, while working for Guy’s Foods, he moved to Stillwater where he worked for Owen Thomas Ford and Mercury Marine.
He attended Meridian Technology Center and graduated with a certificate in heating and air conditioning.
He worked for Oklahoma State University in the University Apartments and the motor pool. He was working at University Mail Services when he had to leave due to his disability.
He enjoyed working on cars and doing home repairs. He loved reading and cared for his family and was known to say “My grand kids are my life.” He was always extending himself for people.
He was an Eagle Scout, soccer referee and Little League baseball umpire and a member of Oklahoma Fans for Elvis.
He was predeceased by his father, a brother and a grandson.
In addition to his wife of the home, he is survived by his mother of South Carolina; one son, Joey Tanksley and his wife, Melonie of Stillwater; two daughters, Jennifer Davis and her husband, Milton, of Glencoe, and Julia Way and her husband, Ben, of Stillwater; three grandchildren, Brady and Kyle Davis of Glencoe and Brandon Way of Stillwater; one brother, Samuel E. Tanksley and his wife, Louise, of South Carolina, and Shirley Mullins and her husband, Jim, of Cushing.
Pallbearers will be Randy James, Victor Mireles, Gene Parmley, Larry Bruder, Monte Leslie and Larry Grant.
Honorary pallbearers will be Fred Evans and Harold Palmer.


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