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ELBERT NEAL
STRATFORD - Services for Elbert Hershel Neal, 85, Stratford, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Victory Temple in Stratford, the Rev. Richard Atzbach officiating. Burial follows in McGee Cemetery, Stratford.
Mr. Neal died Aug. 30, 1999, at Ada. He was born Sept. 17, 1913, at Union Valley to Elbert Jessie and Lola LaVita Brownen Neal. 
He was a rancher, auto salvage and auto dealer. He lived most of his life in Stratford and was a member of the Pentecostal Holiness Church. 
He and Mary Elizabeth Willis Neal were married Jan. 31, 1931, at Stratford. 
Survivors include his wife, Mary Elizabeth Neal, Stratford; two daughters, Patsy Beasley, Ada, and LaVita Berry, Stratford; a brother, Willis Neal, Roswell, N.M.; two sisters, Dora Arrington, Stratford, and Gladys Neal, Ada; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. 
Bearers are Sam Houge, Lonnie Hobson, Sid Ballard, Bart McCortney, Buddy Aelmore, Bruce McKnight and a grandson. 
Pickard Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

DOYLE PHELPS
SULPHUR - Services for Doyle Jack Phelps, 73, Sulphur, are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Cowley-Krien Funeral Home Chapel, Dan Clark officiating. Assisting is Tom Byrd. Burial follows in Connerville Cemetery.
Mr. Phelps died Aug. 29, 1999, at a Sulphur hospital. He was born Aug. 8, 1926, at Lane to Andrew Jackson and Claudine Sluder Phelps. 
He moved to Richmond, Calif., and then to Savanna, Okla., where he graduated from school. He returned to Lane, after serving with the U.S. Army in World War II and later moved to Connerville. He moved to Sulphur in 1960. He was a plant manager of Delta Mining and a member of the Church of Christ. 
He and Christine N. Brooks were married July 6, 1948, at Sherman, Texas. 
Survivors include his wife, Christine, of the home; a son, Doyle Eugene Phelps, Sulphur; a sister, Hester Hilton, Beaver; three grandchildren; and one great-grandson. 
Bearers are Ted Brooks, Jackie Brooks, Carl Brooks, Tommy Brooks, Jackie Neal Brooks and Wilburn Gross. 

HAYER BULLARD
ARDMORE - Graveside services for Thayer F. Bullard, 90, Ardmore, formerly of Ada, are 10 a.m. Wednesday at Memorial Park Cemetery, the Rev. Bobby Price officiating.
Mrs. Bullard died Aug. 29, 1999, at an Ardmore nursing home. She was born Feb. 15, 1909, at Brooken, Okla., to Elisha Montgomery and Jennie Sexton Price. 
She moved to Oklahoma City from Ada in 1990 and to Ardmore in 1997 from Oklahoma City. She attended school at Brooken community in McIntosh County and was an ordained Pentecostal Holiness minister since 1937. She and her husband pastored churches in Wynona, Pawhuska, Ada Calvary Pentecostal Holiness Church, and Lincoln, Ark. She later pastored for 11 years at Tupelo Pentecostal Holiness Church. 
She and Arthur Harrison were married in 1929. He died in 1937. In 1938, she married Rayford Bullard. He died in 1984. 
Survivors include three sisters, Lora Monks, Quinton, Freda Gaines, Lubbock, Texas, and Orlee Gaines, Amarillo, Texas; three grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. 
She was preceded in death by a son, Wayne Harrison, and a daughter, Wilma Gullatt. 
Criswell Funeral Home, Ada, is in charge of arrangements. 

MARGARET RITTER
MARGARET HILL RITTER, Born August 17th, 1922 in Ada, Oklahoma - Actress, Author, Loving Wife, Generous Mother and Dear Friend died August 28th, 2003 at her residence in New York at the age of 81.
Known to her friends and family as Maggie, she is survived by her husband, Theodore Jerome Ritter, her son William Theodore Ritter, her daughter-in-law Barbara Gail Ritter and her grandchildren Theodore Addison Ritter and
Alexis Megan Duggan as well as her cousins James Burgess Steed and Elizabeth Ann Smith.
Maggie was an accomplished author with six novels to her credit. Her first novel, “SIMON SAYS”, which she dedicated to her friend Tyne Daly and whose early photograph appears on its cover, delves into the challenges of becoming an actress. Tyne is the daughter of Hope and James Daly who during the 1950’s and 1960’s were her neighbors in the greater New York suburbs. Her other literary works include, “THE BURNING WOMAN”, “CAROLINE, CAROLINE”and “WOMEN IN THE WIND.”
She lived and worked in Oklahoma, New York, Pennsylvania, California, as well as Spain and England. While living in England, she interviewed 21 British noblemen and many artists, including Ingrid Bergman, while on special assignment for the BBC and the British Tourist Authority when not spending time with her family.
As an actress, Maggie appeared in over 200 stage plays and 30 television shows. Through her lifelong friend Priscilla Morrill she met director William H. Putch and his wife Jean Stapleton and subsequently performed at their summer theater, the Totem Pole Playhouse. Some of the productions included: “PAPA IS ALL”, “GOODBYE MY FANCY”, “THE GREAT SEBASTIANS”, “THE RELUCTANT DEBUTANTE”, “A MURDER IS ANNOUNCED”, “ERNEST IN LOVE” and “DAISY MAYME” among others.
She appeared with such actors as Charlton Heston, Basil Rathbone, Tony Randall, Julie Harris, Brian Keith, Dennis Weaver, Dame Judith Anderson and Helen Hayes. Her last screen appearances were in “BACHELORMAN” in 2003 and “VALERIE FLAKE” in 1999 which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.
For the last 15 years, she lived happily with her husband on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Margaret was in good spirits, ever thinking of those she loved most, her family and friends. She will be sorely missed but will be in our hearts forever.

JACK BELL JR.
DALLAS, Texas — Services for Jack K. Bell Jr., 76, Dallas, Texas, are 11 a.m. Saturday at Lovers Lane United Methodist Church, Dudley Dancer officiating. Burial follows at Sparkman-Hillcrest Cemetery, Dallas.
Mr. Bell died Aug. 31, 2003, at Dallas. He was born Oct. 18, 1926, at Gainesville, Texas, to Jack K. Bell Sr. and Zola Tippit Bell.
He received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Southern Methodist University in 1949. As a student at SMU, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon and a member of the golf team. He was employed as an insurance agent and was of the Methodist faith. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.
He and Elva Rea Moody were married July 16, 1949, at Pittsburg, Texas. She died May 14, 1996, at Dallas.
He was preceded in death by his wife Rea Bell.
Survivors include two daughters, Kathryn Brunk and husband Bill Brunk, Fittstown, Carol Bell-Walton and husband Robert, Dallas; a son, Keith Bell and wife Brenda, Dallas; grandchildren Chaeli Brunk, Rob Brunk and wife Estee, Derek Bell and wife Denise, Taylor, Brittny and Ariel Bell, Anastasia Walton; and a great-grandchild, Jackson Bell.
The family says those who wish may make donations to the Outreach or Missions at Lovers Lane United Methodist Church, Dallas, Texas.
Sparkman-Hillcrest Funeral Home, Dallas

EDNA BRUMFIELD
PLANO, Texas — Graveside services for Edna Brumfield, 75, Plano, formerly Allen, Okla., are 2 p.m. Saturday at Allen City Cemetery, Allen, Okla.
Mrs. Brumfield died Sept. 3, 2003. She was born March 12, 1928, to Daniel Craig and Annie Lydia Smith Jordan at Allen.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, Edward Lee Brumfield; two brothers, Daniel Jordan, David Jordan; and a sister, Elizabeth Jordan.
Survivors include two sons, Edward Lee Brumfield Jr. and wife Pamela Lynn, Tommy Craig Brumfield and wife, Vickey J.; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mary Brosin, Richardson, Texas, Billie Ahrens, Georgia; and a brother, Don Jordan, Tulsa, Okla.
Restland Funeral Home, Dallas
 
BERTHA EASTWOOD
PAULS VALLEY — Services for Bertha Lee “Aunt Bert” Eastwood, 78, Pauls Valley, are 2 p.m. Saturday at Stufflebean Funeral Chapel, Fred Butler officiating. Burial follows at Paoli Cemetery, Paoli.
Ms. Eastwood died Sept. 3, 2003, at a Pauls Valley hospital. She was born Nov. 23, 1924, to Walter and Polly Caleb Burns Eastwood at home in the Woodland Community, southwest of Wynnewood.
She lived in the Pauls Valley area since 1971. She attended school at Woodland (now consolidated) and Dale, Ark., and was a waitress in restaurants for over 40 years before retiring. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Polly Eastwood; eight brothers and sisters, Clint, Lola, Walter, Albert, John, Tom, Howard and James; and five special friends, June, Kity, Sue, Betty and Caree.
Survivors include a sister, Maudie May Christian, Katie; a brother, Jessie Lee Eastwood, Modesto, Calif.; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Stufflebean-Coffey Funeral Home

RAYMOND STANFORD
SULPHUR — Services for Raymond M. Stanford, 79, Sulphur, are 2 p.m. Saturday at Cowley-Krien Funeral Chapel.
He died Sept. 4, 2003.

GLADYS WALKER
OIL CENTER — Graveside services for Gladys F. Walker, 84, Oil Center, are 11 a.m. Saturday at Rosedale Cemetery, the Rev. Glen Eaves officiating.
Mrs. Walker died Sept. 3, 2003, at her home. She was born Sept. 19, 1918, to Oscar and Effie Howard Foster at Mason.
She lived in this area most of her life. She moved here as a child from Mason. She attended grade school at Mason and graduated from Horace Mann High School in Ada. She attended East Central. 
She and her husband owned Yellow Cab Company. She later retired from Wal-Mart in 1997. She was a member of Oil Center Pentecostal Holiness Church and was a member of the Iris Unit of the Ada Garden Club.
She and Leon A. “Shine” Walker were married in 1941. He died Aug. 28, 1997, at Ada.
Survivors include two daughters, Cheryl Terry and husband Gailen, Ada, Bobbie Hunley and husband Barry, New Lenox, Ill.; five grandchildren, Jennifer Oxley, Stephanie Terry, both of Ada, Aaron Terry, Stratford, Leigh Hunley, Stacy Hunley, both of New Lenox, Ill.; seven great-grandchildren; and a sister, Ruth Thomas, Tulsa.
Criswell Funeral Home

DOUG KREIS
ADA — Graveside services for R. Douglas Kreis, 65, Ada, are 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Rosedale Cemetery. A eulogy will be conducted by Jack Witherow.
Mr. Kreis died Sept. 3, 2003, at a local hospital. He was born July 8, 1938, to Robert Forrest and Helen Marie Ferguson Kreis at Marion, Ohio. 
He came to Ada in 1967. He graduated from Claridon High School in Claridon, Ohio, in 1956. He graduated from Kent State University in 1960 with a bachelor of science degree in conservation and natural resources. He received his master’s degree in environmental science at the University of Oklahoma in 1975.
He worked for the State of Ohio as a game protector and fisheries biologist for two years. He worked in the Civil Service for the U.S. Public Health Service; Health Education and Welfare, where he worked on the early Lake Erie pollution studies as an aquatic biologist. He then transferred to Klamath Falls, Ore., where he worked on the lower Klamath Lake studies as an aquatic and fisheries biologist. 
He moved to Ada in 1967 to work for the U.S. EPA Water Research Center at Robert S. Kerr Lab as an aquatic biologist and was the first ecologist in the U.S. EPA. He retired from Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Lab, U.S. EPA, in 1995. He operated Ancient Accents Studio of Knapping Arts and was a respected member of the John Oxford Poker Club.
He and Barbara “Barbi” Jane Roundtree were married Nov. 8, 1984.
Survivors include his wife Barbi, of the home; a daughter, Julie McGuire, Tulsa; a son, Bruce Douglas Kreis, Hopkinton, Mass.; a stepdaughter, Marie Morrison, Calvin; a stepson, John Wayne Walston, Ada; a brother, Terry Kreis, Marion, Ohio; and three grandchildren, Joshua Duane Pennington, Sara Caitlin Pennington, both of Tulsa, Taylor Douglas Kreis, Hopkinton, Mass. 
Bearers are Lowell Leach, Jack Witherow, Bert Bledwoe, Dick Scalf, Dick Duty and Clint Hall.
Honorary bearers are S.C. Yin and James Cooper.
Criswell Funeral Home

HAROLD HARP
ADA — Services for Harold Harp, 82, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home.
He died Sept. 4, 2003, at his home.

DOROTHY FOX
ADA — Services for Dorothy Lee Fox, 74, Ada, are 2 p.m. Saturday at Criswell Funeral Chapel, the Rev. Louise Myers and Rev. Eugene Myers officiating. Burial follows at Egypt Cemetery.
Mrs. Fox died Sept. 3, 2003, at a local hospital. She was born March 20, 1929, to James and Josephine Sealey Underwood at Jesse.
She attended school at Jesse and Jones Academy. She was a homemaker and was a member of Full Gospel Holiness Church.
She married Leonard Fox. He died in October 1974.
She was preceded in death by a son, Donald Ray Carmichael; two sisters, Annie Johnson, Betty Cully; and a brother, Jack Collins.
Survivors include three daughters, Mary Sue Colbert, Fittstown, Vera Lee Simmons, Carolyn Sue Fox, both of Ada; four sons, Larry “Pete” Fox, Tony Bob Fox, Gary Wayne Fox, all of Ada, James William Fox, Spaulding; a granddaughter whom she reared, Felisha Keel, Tulsa; 18 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; a sister, Lillie Wisdom, Pontotoc; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Bearers are Randall Johnson, Gary Walker Jr., Don Cheatwood, Kevin Wisdom, Tim Pinley and Eric Carmichael.
Honorary bearers are Skip Wisdom, Terry Adams and Jeff Keel.
Criswell Funeral Home

NEVIN PINO
CALVIN — Graveside services for Nevin Michael Pino, infant son of Amy (Crawshaw) and Michael Pino, Calvin, are 4 p.m. Friday at Calvin Cemetery.
He died Sept. 2, 2003.
Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home

GLADYS SMITH
ASHER — Services for Gladys “Big Granny” Louise Smith, 93, Asher, are 2 p.m. Friday at Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Chapel, Konawa.
She died Sept. 3, 2003, at an Ada hospital. 

DOUG KREIS
ADA — Services for Doug Kreis, 65, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home.
He died Sept. 3, 2003, at a local hospital.

DOROTHY FOX
ADA — Services for Dorothy Fox, 74, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home.
She died Sept. 3, 2003, at a local hospital. 

GLADYS WALKER
OIL CENTER — Services for Gladys Walker, 84, Oil Center, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home.
She died Sept. 3, 2003, at her home. 

IVA CANTRELL
ADA — Services for Iva Muriel Cantrell, 86, Ada, are 2 p.m. Friday at Central Church of Christ, Richard Jones and Eddie Poblete officiating. Burial follows at Centrahoma Cemetery.
Mrs. Cantrell died Sept. 1, 2003, at a local hospital. She was born Oct. 25, 1916, to L.L. and Avarillo Ivie Herrin at Centrahoma.
She lived in this area all her life. She attended school at Jones Chapel. She was employed at Valley View Regional Hospital as a seamstress, retiring in 1976. Previously, she was employed with McAnally’s Studio for many years. She was a member of Central Church of Christ.
She and Lawrence Edward Cantrell were married Oct. 7, 1933, at Ada. He died Oct. 3, 1985.
She was preceded in death by grandchildren Riley Robbins in 1977; Lorie Kay McVay in 1961; James Edward Cantrell in 1994; and great-granddaughter, Ashley Adams in 1980.
Survivors include three daughters, Retha Robbins and husband Rual, Wynotha “Pokey” Deaton and husband Odell, all of Ada, Lou Ann McVay and husband Vic, Eufaula; a son, Joe Cantrell, Atwood; two sisters, Alma Williams, Fairfield, Calif., Winnie Jetton, Martinez, Calif.; a brother, C.L. Herrin, Norman; 11 grandchildren, Denise Adams, Tommy Deaton, Teddy Deaton, Cliff Robbins, Randy Robbins, Vic McVay III, Kent McVay, Rachel Roberts, Stacy Little, Muriel Correa, Robbi Guthrie; two foster grandchildren, Sandy Creamer, Cindy Adamson; 25 great-grandchildren, Jason Adams, Tyler Adams, Jordan Adams, Jeff Deaton, Ryan Deaton, Olivia Deaton, Stormy Deaton, Wyatt Deaton, Savanna Robbins, Matthew Robbins, Kyle Robbins, LaShell Robbins, Cory Robbins, Sarah McVay, Lindsey McVay, Wesley McVay, Brandy McVay, Sammy Roberts, Elaine Roberts, Tyler Guthrie, Cole Guthrie, Kylie Guthrie, Emily Little, Amanda Little, Stacy Dawn Little; and three great-great-grandchildren, Carson Adams, Karly Lowes and Kody Lowes.
Grandsons will serve as bearers.
Grandsons-in-law and great-grandsons will serve as honorary bearers.
Criswell Funeral Home

RUTH DAVIS
ADA — Services for Ruth Estella Davis, 97, Ada, were 10 a.m. today at First Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Dan Fullerton officiated. Committal is 4 p.m. at Fairlawn Cemetery, Elk City.
Mrs. Davis died Aug. 30, 2003, at an Allen nursing facility. She was born July 23, 1906, to David Powell and Minnie Hamilton Johnson at Doxey, Indian Territory.
She came to this area in 1982 from Tulsa. She attended Sayre Junior College at Sayre. She and her husband co-owned and operated a wrecker and tire and battery shop in Elk City. She was bookkeeper for the business and also worked as a bookkeeper for various other businesses.
She was an active member of First Presbyterian Church in Ada. She was a lifetime member of the Order of the Eastern Star and also a member of Business and Professional Women’s Club.
She and Orval K. Wilson were married Sept. 5, 1924. He died Aug. 2, 1931. She later married Howard H. Davis in 1932 in Elk City. He died in 1966.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Hubert Johnson.
Survivors include a daughter, Betty Cole and husband Vestal, Byng; two sons, David Davis and wife Jean, Nocona, Texas, Robert Davis and wife Lourie, Tulsa; a sister, Anna Wiseman, Lakeland, Fla.; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren.
Bearers were Don Clark, Derek Davis, Jeff Frederick, Don Dixon, Bruce Weems and Ken Wilson.
Criswell Funeral Home

AGNES SCROGGINS
FRANCIS — Services for Agnes May Scroggins, 85, Francis, were 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Cedar Grove Free Will Baptist Church, the Rev. Willie White officiated. Burial followed at Cedar Grove Cemetery.
Mrs. Scroggins died Aug. 30, 2003, at an Allen nursing facility. She was born June 2, 1918, to Jim and Jessie Thornton Vaught at Clayton. 
She had lived in Francis all her life and was a homemaker. She had also worked at Glover’s 5 & 10, and for the Francis School. She was affiliated with Cedar Grove Free Will Baptist Church.
She and Clelen Robert Scroggins were married April 23, 1935, at Sherman, Texas. He died in April 1983.
She was preceded in death by a son, Ed Scroggins, on Oct. 22, 2000.
Survivors include a son, Larry Scroggins, Francis; nine grandchildren, Christina Pohl, Lubeck, Germany, Terrie Scroggins, Stephanie Hill, Tammy Landrith, Angie Hart, all of Ada, Karen Scroggins, Wichita, Kan., Brian Scroggins, Valliant, Robert Scroggins, Diana Scroggins, both of Francis; 10 great-grandchildren, Julie Pohl, Christian Pohl, Brooke Harris, Kelsey Harris, Halie Landrith, Jessie Landrith, Dustin Landrith, Colton Scroggins, Emmlie Scroggins, Jazlyn Hart; and a sister, Eunice Moore, Denison, Texas.
Bearers were Randy Bryant, Leroy Harris, Tommy Chaffin, Lonnie Roy Manuel, Truman Scroggins and Carrel Bryant.
Honorary bearer was Dean Chaffin.
Criswell Funeral Home

NORMAN TODD
ADA — Services for Norman Harrison Todd, 72, Ada, are 2 p.m. Thursday at Calvary Pentecostal Holiness Church, the Revs. Frank Trent and Farron Oliver officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery. Konawa VFW Desert Storm Post #11194 will conduct military honors at the cemetery.
Mr. Todd died Aug. 31, 2003, at an Oklahoma City hospital. He was born Oct. 18, 1930, to Benjamin H. and Nancy Myrtle Miller Todd at Ada. 
He lived in this area all his life and graduated from Ada High School in 1953. He was a graduate of Spartan School of Aeronautics of Tulsa. 
He was a partner in the Todd Construction Company along with his father and two of the brothers. He was later a partner in the B.H. Todd Son’s Construction of Ada. He was a general superintendent on several projects, including the First Baptist Church of Hennessey and the Educational Building for the First Baptist Church, Altus. In partnership in T & S Construction, he built many commercial projects in Ada such as J.D.’s Cafe, the Huddle Drive Inn, the Toyota Motor Company, the First Free Will Baptist Church, the Trinity Baptist Church, and the residential wing of Ada Baptist Village.
He joined the U.S. Air Force in 1950 and underwent his basic training at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, and served during the Korean War during the Second Korean Winter and Summer Campaigns of 1951 and 1952 while stationed at Camp Kimpo, South Korea. 
He was an active member of Calvary Pentecostal Holiness Church, serving as a Deacon, taught the Career Sunday School Class, and member of the church’s Musician’s Group. He was a Gideon. He currently served as President of the Pontotoc County Vo-Tech School Board, where he had served since 1990. 
He and Judy Herring were married Nov. 25, 1965, at Marshall, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Leon H. Todd, Harold O. Todd, Bard Harding Todd; and a sister, Marva Nell Todd Newton.
Survivors include his wife Judy, of the home; three sons, Mark Todd and wife Sheila and their son Cole, Bubba Todd and wife Sandi and their children Maranda and Melissa, all of Ada, Skip Todd and wife Shirley and Savanah, Ferris, Texas; a daughter, Laurie Ritter and husband Jack and their children Kyle, Katy and Chad Knight, Ada; two brothers, Charles Todd, Lewis Todd, both of Ada; and a sister, Marcella Cochran, Shawnee.
Bearers are Mark Todd, Bubba Todd, Chad Knight, Skip Todd, Kyle Ritter and Jack Ritter.
Honorary bearers are Shawn Young, Howard Welborn, Marvin Lee, Stewart Johnson, Richard Hudson, Lance Bonner, Jerry Lee, Sid Blythe, Darrell Moore, Bill Brady, Don Bowers, Gene Myers, Jonathan Boeck, Lucky Spooner, Keith Trent, Leeman Holliway, Boyd Pittman and Greg Morrison.
Criswell Funeral Home

RUTH DAVIS
ADA — Services for Ruth Estella Davis, 97, Ada, are 10 a.m. Wednesday at First Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Dan Fullerton officiating. Committal is 4 p.m. at Fairlawn Cemetery, Elk City.
Mrs. Davis died Aug. 30, 2003, at an Allen nursing facility. She was born July 23, 1906, to David Powell and Minnie Hamilton Johnson at Doxey, Indian Territory.
She came to this area in 1982 from Tulsa. She attended Sayre Junior College at Sayre. She and her husband co-owned and operated a wrecker and tire and battery shop in Elk City. She was bookkeeper for the business and also worked as a bookkeeper for various other businesses.
She was an active member of First Presbyterian Church in Ada. She was a lifetime member of the Order of the Eastern Star and also a member of Business and Professional Women’s Club.
She and Orval K. Wilson were married Sept. 5, 1924. He died Aug. 2, 1931. She later married Howard H. Davis in 1932 in Elk City. He died in 1966.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Hubert Johnson.
Survivors include a daughter, Betty Cole and husband Vestal, Byng; two sons, David Wilson and wife Jean, Nocona, Texas, Robert Wilson and wife Lourie, Tulsa; a sister, Anna Wiseman, Lakeland, Fla.; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren.
Criswell Funeral Home

HENRY HENDERSON
ADA — Services for Inzion “Henry” Henderson, 79, Ada, are 2 p.m. today at Criswell Funeral Chapel, the Rev. Freddie Clark officiating. Burial follows at Athens Cemetery.
Mr. Henderson died Aug. 31, 2003, at an Ada nursing facility. He was born July 15, 1924, to Lonnie and Ina Henderson at Tulsa.
He was an employee of the City of Ada until his retirement. He was a member of Athens Baptist Church.
He married Ada Lee Clark. She preceded him in death Aug. 25, 2003.
Survivors include two sisters-in-law, Eula Carter, San Francisco, Calif., and Bobby Jean Scoby, Sacramento, Calif.
Criswell Funeral Home

AGNES SCROGGINS
FRANCIS — Services for Agnes May Scroggins, 85, Francis, were 10:30 a.m. today at Cedar Grove Free Will Baptist Church, the Rev. Willie White officiated. Burial followed at Cedar Grove Cemetery.
Mrs. Scroggins died Aug. 30, 2003, at an Allen nursing facility. She was born June 2, 1918, to Jim and Jessie Thornton Vaught at Clayton. 
She had lived in Francis all her life and was a homemaker. She had also worked at Glover’s 5 & 10, and for the Francis School. She was affiliated with Cedar Grove Free Will Baptist Church.
She and Clelen Robert Scroggins were married April 23, 1935, at Sherman, Texas. He died in April 1983.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Ed Scroggins, on Oct. 22, 2000; and a sister, Eunice Moore.
Survivors include a son, Larry Scroggins, Francis; nine grandchildren, Christina Pohl, Lubeck, Germany, Terrie Scroggins, Stephanie Hill, Tammy Landrith, Angie Hart, all of Ada, Karen Scroggins, Wichita, Kan., Brian Scroggins, Valliant, Robert Scroggins and Diana Scroggins, both of Francis; 10 great-grandchildren, Julie Pohl, Christian Pohl, Brooke Harris, Kelsey Harris, Halie Landrith, Jessie Landrith, Dustin Landrith, Colton Scroggins, Emmlie Scroggins and Jazlyn Hart.
Bearers were Randy Bryant, Leroy Harris, Tommy Chaffin, Lonnie Roy Manuel, Truman Scroggins and Carrel Bryant.
Honorary bearer was Dean Chaffin.
Criswell Funeral Home

R.C. DRENNAN
SULPHUR — Services for R.C. Drennan, 90, Sulphur, are 11 a.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church of Sulphur.
He died Aug. 31, 2003, at an Oklahoma City hosptial.
Clagg Funeral Home

CHARLES FRANTZ
SULPHUR — Services for Charles L. Frantz, 71, Sulphur, are 10 a.m. Wednesday at Cowley-Krien Funeral Chapel. 
He died Aug. 30, 2003. 

IVA CANTRELL
ADA — Services for Iva Muriel Cantrell, 77, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home.
She died Sept. 1, 2003, at a local hospital. 

DAWN ERICSSON
COALGATE — Services for Dawn Ericsson, 35, Coalgate, are 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Bill Wooten and Kurt Sweeney officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery, Ada.
Ms. Ericsson died Aug. 26, 2003, south of Seminole. She was born July 9, 1968, to Gary and Donna Harral Ericsson at Brigham City, Utah.
She came to this area in 1996 from New Mexico. She graduated from high school in 1986 at Salmon, Idaho. She received a bachelor’s degree from Idaho State University. She received two master’s degrees from East Central University in special education and school counseling. She also received a license for professional counseling. 
She taught school in New Mexico and Arizona on the Navajo Reservation. Later, she taught special education at Graham School in Wewoka. Currently, she was employed with Families First in Ada. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Survivors include her parents, Donna and Gary Ericsson, Coalgate; two brothers, Chock Douglas Ericsson and wife Glenda, Woodward, and Con William Ericsson and wife Jasmine, Tulsa; grandparents, Wilbur Ericsson, Prescott, Ariz., and Norma Ericsson, Lacey, Wash.; two nieces, Reata Brook Ericsson and Hailey Kay Ericsson; one nephew, Quaid Snyder Ericsson; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Bearers are Chock Ericsson, Con Ericsson, Greg Munholland, Shane Sweeney, Carlton Peters and Kurt Sweeney.
Criswell Funeral Home

GENE KLINE
ADA — Services for Eugene “Gene” Clarence Kline, 72, Ada, are 10 a.m. Friday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Bill Frazier officiating. Burial follows at Swan Hill Cemetery. Chickasaw Honor Guard will conduct military honors at the cemetery. Family and friends may call at Criswell Funeral Home from 5-8 p.m. tonight.
Mr. Kline died Aug. 27, 2003, at a local hospital. He was born Nov. 10, 1930, to Alex and Leona Meier Kline at Higgins, Texas.
He came to this area in 1980. He attended school at Shattuck and was a maintenance worker at Byng Schools until his retirement. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. 
He and Tommie Cheadle were married in 1954 at Shattuck.
Survivors include his wife, Tommie Kline, of the home; two brothers, Mark Kline and wife Becky, Whitewright, Texas, and Don Kline, Wichita, Kan.; a sister, Sandra Sanchez, New Braunfels, Texas; a sister-in-law, Julia Byrd, Ada; a brother-in-law, Overton “Buck” Cheadle, Ada; and two nephews, Robert Cheadle and Joe Byrd, both of Ada.
Bearers are Chickasaw Honor Guard.
Criswell Funeral Home

EDDIE HAMILTON 
PONTOTOC — Graveside services for Eddie Lee Hamilton, 53, Pontotoc, are 2 p.m. Friday at Seeley-Blue Cemetery, the Rev. Ben Ewing officiating. Wake services will be 7 p.m. tonight at the home of Lillie Wisdom.
Mr. Hamilton died Aug. 27, 2003, at his home. He was born Dec. 8, 1949, to John Duncan and Ila Mae Wisdom Hamilton at Talihina.
He attended school at Pontotoc and was employed as a ranch hand. He was a member of Seeley Chapel.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Rosie Imotichey.
Survivors include a daughter, Rhonda Hamilton, Stonewall; a step-son, Jesse Walton, Ada; two brothers, Tom Hamilton, Stonewall, and Frank Hamilton, Tishomingo; four sisters, Lea Johnson and Helen Harris, both of Fittstown, Melissa Miller and Lucille Hamilton, both of Ada; and an aunt, Lillie Wisdom, Pontotoc.
Criswell Funeral Home

JAMES McMULLEN
HOLDENVILLE — Services for James McMullen, 77, Holdenville, are 10 a.m. Friday at Hudson-Phillips Funeral Chapel.
He died Aug. 26, 2003. 

MICHAEL BAILES
ADA — Services for Michael Bailes, 47, Ada, are pending with Smith-Phillips Funeral Home.
He died Aug. 27, 2003, at Columbus, Ohio.


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