Miscellaneous Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Obituaries


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Donald Lee Treat
Former longtime resident of Shawnee Donald Lee Treat died Sunday at his home in Wiley, Texas. He was 64.
Graveside service will be 11 a.m. today at Blackburn Chapel Cemetery, Shawnee.
He was born Jan. 28, 1934, in Shawnee to Arthur C. and Winnie P. (Bugg) Treat.
His mother preceded him in death.
Surviving are his wife, Barbara Treat, Wiley, Texas; his father, Arthur C. Treat, Shawnee; sisters, Loretta Jones, Patricia Crook, both of Shawnee; sons and daughters-in-law, Mark and Renay Treat, Prague; Mike and Connie Treat, Fort Riley, Kan.; Raymond and Linda Treat, Shawnee; Robert Treat, Seminole; daughters and sons-in-law, La Tesha Treat; Lea Ann and Dewayne Cox, Earlsboro; Donna and Darrell Conway, Sapulpa; stepchildren, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Zimmerman; Mr. and Mrs. Bill Wilson, Texas; and Mr. and Mrs. Monty Moreau, Indiana.
Also 11 grandchildren, Mr. and Mrs. Shawn Treat, Shawnee; Buddy and Joseph Cox, Earlsboro; LaCrista and Steven Treat, Prague; Clinton Treat, Dale; Curtis and Lacie Treat, Moore; Tina, Crissy, and Sara Treat, Fort Riley, Kan.; eight stepgrandchildren; 10 stepgreat-grandchildren; longtime friend, Wayne Ware, Shawnee; and many others.
[Posted Wednesday, September 30, 1998]

Sundene C. Fisher
Longtime area antiques dealer Sundene C. Fisher of Shawnee and Tecumseh died Friday in Tehachapi, Calif. She was 71.
She was born April 16, 1927, in Pontotoc to Henry and Bertie (Lewis) Cobble. She was reared and attended school in Pontotoc and graduated from high school there. She married Garner B. "Bud" Fisher in Wichita Falls, Texas, on Nov. 14, 1947.
Mrs. Fisher had worked at Wilson Packing Company and for the U.S. Postal Service in Oklahoma City. She also worked as a cashier at Newton Wall Company in Shawnee. For 25 years, she and her husband were antique dealers, doing business throughout the country and starting many of the swap meets in this area.
She was a member of Sharon Baptist Church.
Preceding her in death were her parents and one daughter, Denise Fisher.
She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Bud Fisher, of the home; daughter and son-in-law, Sandra Lynn and Barry Jackson, Tehachapi, Calif.; grandchildren, Todd and Satsie Jackson, Shawnee; Aleasha Jackson, Heather Jackson, both of Tehachapi; two great-grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law, Jack and Jane Brumley, Gridley, Calif., and many other relatives.
Service will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Cooper Funeral Chapel in Tecumseh with the Rev. Mick Cavanaugh officiating. Private burial service will be held at a later date.
[Posted Wednesday, September 30, 1998]

Della Culpepper
Della Culpepper of Shawnee died Monday at the age of 88.
She was born Jan. 27, 1910, in Lumberton, Miss., the daughter of George and Mary (Breland) Warden. She was a graduate of McNeil (Miss.) High School. She had lived most of her life in Mississippi and moved to Shawnee in 1994. She had worked for Masion Blanche Department Stores in New Orleans, La., for more than 20 years.
She was a member of Goodyear Baptist Church in Picayune, Miss.
She was preceded in death by her parents, four sisters and four brothers.
Surviving are her daughters and sons-in-law, Dixie and Edward Wagner, Shawnee; Jeanette Armstrong, Metairie, La.; Elizabeth and Jack Blevins, Wiseman, Ark., 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Graveside service will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Resthaven Memorial Park with the Rev. Reed Lynn officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Cooper Funeral Chapel of Tecumseh.
[Posted Wednesday, September 30, 1998]

Virgil Opal Sesher
Virgil Opal Sesher died Monday in an Oklahoma City hospital. She was 85.
She was born Nov. 25, 1912, in Newnata, Ark., the daughter of Abe and Annie Cooper Gower. In 1939 she married James Clinton "Clint" Sesher and he preceded her in death in September 1967. She was a nurse in Oklahoma City and moved to Okfuskee County in 1969. She was a member of the Church of Christ.
Also preceding her in death were two brothers and two sisters.
Survivors include two sons, John Sesher, Norman and Ralph Sesher, Edmond; daughter, Rita Hoover, Oklahoma City; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Highland Cemetery with Roger Thompson officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Parks Brothers Funeral Home of Okemah.
[Posted Wednesday, September 30, 1998]

Woodrow Thomas Anson, Jr.
Woodrow Thomas Anson, Jr., 61, Seminole, died Sunday at a local hospital.
He was born in Holdenville to Woodrow Thomas Sr., and Ella Irene Anson on Sept. 25, 1937. He married Mary Beatrice Roberts in Seminole on Jan. 14, 1956. He was self-employed and a member of First Baptist Church, Bowlegs.
He was preceded in death by his father in 1995 and his son, Anthony Gene "Tony" Anson in 1987.
Survivors include his mother, Seminole; his wife of the home; three sons, Gregory Thomas Anson, Seminole, James Kenneth Anson, Tecumseh, and Steven Randal Anson, Tecumseh; daughters Gidget Tilley, Seminole, and Connie Ann Robertson, Lawton; brothers David Harold Anson, Hartshorne, and Charles Lee Anson, Seminole; sisters Phyllis Barrett, Seminole, and Elizabeth Brooks, Wetumka; 11 grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church, Bowlegs, with the Rev. Jason Yarbrough officiating. Burial will be in Rest Haven Memorial Gardens, Seminole. Arrangements are under the direction of Swearingen Funeral Home, Seminole.
[Posted Wednesday, September 30, 1998]

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