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Larry Edward Barnett
Vietnam War veteran Larry Edward Barnett, Tecumseh, died Monday at the age of 48.
Barnett was born Aug. 23, 1948, in Oklahoma City, to Acie and Evadean (Shamblin) Barnett. He graduated from Macomb High School in 1967 and lived in Macomb most of his life. 
He served as corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1967 to 1970 in Vietnam. During his two tours, he was a radio operator and a bodyguard for majors. He received several honors and citations for his service. Barnett was a member of the OK Full Gospel Church. 
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Angela and Scott Foreman of Shawnee; a son, Timothy Barnett of Tecumseh; his parents, Acie and Evadean Barnett of Macomb; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Clara Mae and Kenneth Evans of Macomb, Barbara and Jerry Dowell of McLoud; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Vernon and Rosemary Barnett of Macomb, Frank and Shirley Barnett of Tecumseh; a grandson, Joshua Levi Foreman of Shawnee; several relatives and friends. 
Services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at OK Full Gospel Church with the Rev. Darel Neace officiating. Burial will be at Brown Cemetery under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home in Tecumseh. 
(Published July 30, 1997)

Joyce Lee Haynes
Broken Arrow resident Joyce Lee Haynes died Monday at the age of 64.
Mrs. Haynes was born Jan. 6, 1933, in Pampa, Texas, to John and Veatrice (Cash) DeWitt. She moved to Broken Arrow from Texas and was a loan officer. She married Jack Roberson in Texas, then Donald E. Haynes in Arkansas. 
She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Broken Arrow. 
Survivors include two sons, Richard "Rick" Roberson and Bobby Roberson, both of Broken Arrow; her brothers, J.W. DeWitt of Dallas, Texas, and Noel DeWitt of Pampa, Texas; two sisters, Jime Kolar and Billie James, both of Chandler and five grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her second husband, Donald E. Haynes. 
Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at White Dove Cemetery in Sparks with Ron Edwards officiating, under the direction of Parks Brothers Funeral Home in Chandler. 
(Published July 30, 1997)

Helen Tayloe Douthit
Retired Konawa school teacher Helen Tayloe Douthit died Tuesday in a Ada nursing home. She was 92.
Mrs. Douthit was born Jan. 26, 1905, in Shreveport, La., to Harry T. and Mary (Bass) Styron. She moved to Konawa in 1927 and lived briefly in Claude, Texas, and Roosevelt, Okla. She married Roy Sanders Douthit on Aug. 1, 1929, in Konawa. 
She graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1926 and was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta, the Pioneer Study Club and the Konawa Chamber of Commerce. Mrs. Douthit was the treasurer for the Methodist Church and served on the board for the Konawa Health Center and the Kennedy Library. 
Survivors include a son, Styron Douthit of Konawa; a daughter and son-in-law, Helen Lee and Jim C. Duckett of Oklahoma City; five grandchildren, Lisa Duckett, James Duckett, Laurie Simmons, Paul Douthit, Loretta Berghoff; and three great-grandchildren. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Sanders Douthit, on Jan. 30, 1985. 
Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at the First United Methodist Church of Konawa with the Rev. Nancy McCoy officiating. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery in Edmond under the direction of Pickard Funeral Home in Konawa. 
Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Konawa. 
(Published July 30, 1997)

Emmit W. Sehorn
Retired Shawnee barber Emmit W. Sehorn died Tuesday at a local hospital. He was 90.
Sehorn was born July 18, 1907, in Winfield, Ark., to William and Maude Sehorn. He married Lillie Maye Mason in 1928 in Waldron, Ark., and had lived in Shawnee since 1929. 
He owned and operated the Criterian Barber Shop in Shawnee for 55 years. Sehorn was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church and the Woodmen of the World. 
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Bob and Alice Sehorn of Shawnee; a daughter and son-in-law, Betty and John McGuire of Pampa, Texas; five grandsons, Mickey Sehorn and Mark Sehorn of Shawnee, Steve McGuire of Austin, Texas, Rick McGuire of Waco, Texas, Danny McGuire of Pampa, Texas; a granddaughter, Pam Crownover of Oklahoma City; a brother and sister-in-law, Chester and Marguerite Sehorn of Bakersfield, Calif.; a sister and brother-in-law, Louise and Elmo Taft of Tulsa; six great-grandchildren; a half brother and a half sister. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife and a daughter. 
Services will be 2 p.m. today at the Chapel of Resthaven Funeral Home with Dr. Jeff Moore officiating. Burial will be at Resthaven Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Resthaven Funeral Home. 
(Published July 30, 1997)

Della M. McCormick
McLoud resident Della M. McCormick died Tuesday in a local hospital at the age of 86.
Mrs. McCormick was born June 24, 1911, in Canby, Minn., to Clyde and Bertha (Armstrong) Tilbury. She attended schools and graduated from high school in Canby, Minn. She was also a graduate of Hill's Business College in Minneapolis, Minn.
She married Lockhart McCormick on May 20, 1943, in Yuma, Ariz. Mrs. McCormick was a personnel director for 25 years at Bullock Department Store in Pasadena, Calif. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, the A.A.R.P. and a director of Bob White Addition.
She moved to Shawnee in May 1995 after living in McLoud the past 14 years. 
Survivors include two brothers, Arthur Tilbury of Mill Creek, Wash., Harold Tilbury of Seattle, Wash.; a sister, Mildred Baade of McLoud; five nieces, two nephews and several great-nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two brothers and a nephew. 
A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. Burial will be at Rose Hills Cemetery in Whittier, Calif., under the direction of Roesch-Walker Funeral Chapel. 
(Published July 30, 1997)

Clyde Nero
Konawa resident Clyde Nero died Monday in Wewoka at the age of 73.
He was born May 18, 1924, in Bowlegs, the son of Willsie and Lucinda (Bowlegs) Nero.
He lived in Konawa all his life, and he was a mechanic. He was a veteran of World War II.
Survivors include three brothers, Dorsey Nero of Seminole, Joseph Cully of Konawa, Johnny Wilson of Kadoka, S.D.; and several nieces and nephews.
A wake service will be held 6 p.m. Thursday at Pickard Funeral Home Chapel in Konawa.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Pickard Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bryant Jesse officiating. Burial will be at Vamoosa Cemetery.
(Published July 30, 1997)

Jewel J. Curtsinger
Jewel J. Curtsinger, 69, died Monday at an Oklahoma City hospital. He was born Aug. 26, 1927, in Fort Smith, Ark., the son of George Walter and Emaline (Stills) Curtsinger.
He lived in Castle, and was a resident of Okfuskee County since 1949. He married Doris June Dodson on June 3, 1950, in Okemah.
A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, he served during World War II.
Curtsinger worked at Wilcox Oil at Stroud, then at Tinker Air Force Base until retirement in the mid 1970's. He carried Welty/Castle Star Route mail for numerous years.
He attended the Freewill Baptist Church at Stroud.
He was a part of the Masonic Lodge at Stroud since 1953. He served on the Board of the Okfuskee County Rural Water District No. 2 for 20 years and on the Okfuskee County Industrial Board for many years.
Survivors include his wife, Doris June Curtsinger of the home; one son, Tony Curtsinger of Castle; one daughter, Terry Adams of Meeker; two brothers, Earl Curtsinger of Corcoran, Calif., Archie Curtsinger of Yakima, Wash.; and three grandchildren.
Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Highland Cemetery in Okemah with the Rev. Carl Clay officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Parks Brothers Funeral Home in Okemah.
(Published July 30, 1997)

Georgia Standing Tounwin
Shawnee resident Georgia Standing Tounwin died Saturday in Lawton at the age of 66.
She was born Nov. 26, 1930, in Gracemont, the daughter of George Standing and Sadie Ross.
She married Melvin Tounwin on Dec. 6, 1973, in Purcell, and she was a homemaker.
She was a member of the Wichita Tribe and a member of Standing Memorial Baptist Church in Anadarko.
Survivors include her husband, Melvin Tounwin of the home; one son, Fernando "Buddy" Reyes; one daughter, Kathy Prentiss, both of Anadarko; one sister, Rochelle Swift of Gracemont; five grandchildren, Kris Prentiss, Stewart Prentiss, Sadie Prentiss, all of Anadarko, Sheree Reyes and Torrey Reyes, both of Oklahoma City; six great-grandchildren, Torri, Christopher, and Kasi, all of Anadarko, Jamie, Alexandria and Cheyenne Whitetail, all of Oklahoma City; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers and one sister.
A prayer service was held Tuesday at Rock Springs Indian Baptist Church, north of Anadarko.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. today at Rock Springs Indian Baptist Church with the Rev. Amon Harjo officiating, assisted by the Rev. Dion Francis and the Rev. Marvin Delaware. Burial will be at the Wichita Tribal Cemetery, north of Anadarko, under the direction of Smith Funeral Chapel in Anadarko.
(Published July 30, 1997)

Kenneth Loyd Duncan
Prague area resident Kenneth Loyd Duncan died Tuesday in Oklahoma City at the age of 74.
He was born March 1, 1923, the son of John Lewis and Pearl (Stevens) Duncan. He was born on the family farm, north of Prague.
Duncan lived in the Prague area all his life, and he was a farmer.
He married Doris Johnson on Oct. 17, 1942, in Prague.
Duncan was a board member of the Canadian Valley Co-op for 17 years, and he was a past president of the co-op board, as well as of the Lincoln County Election Board, on which he served 15 years. He also served on the Lincoln County Soil Conservation Board for five years.
He was a member of the First Christian Church in Prague.
Survivors include his wife, Doris, of the home; one son and daughter-in-law, Keith and Phyllis Duncan of Chandler; three daughters and sons-in-law, Donna and Henry Mayfield, Jr. of Paden, Mary and Joseph F. Johnson of Beaver Creek, Ohio, Sue and Gary Smith of Prague; one sister, Flossie Cutsinger of Claremore; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Parks Brothers Funeral Home Chapel in Prague with the Rev. Curtis Reynolds officiating. Burial will follow at the Prague Cemetery.
(Published July 30, 1997)

M. Frances Adams
Former Shawnee resident M. Frances Adams died July 18 in Downers Grove, Ill. She was 82.
She was born in Fayetteville, Ark., and was raised in Shawnee. She was the daughter of Isaac Franklin and Mebel (Oliver) Adams.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother and one sister.
Funeral services were held July 26 at Toon Funeral Home in Downers Grove, Ill. Burial was Tuesday at Fairview Cemetery in Shawnee under the direction of Gaskill-Owens Funeral Chapel. 
(Published July 30, 1997)

Ima Jean Randall Hasbel
Shawnee resident Ima Jean (Randall) Hasbel died Tuesday at the age of 58.
She was born Feb. 13, 1939, in Shawnee, to Doy James and Bertha Ann (Hunt) Randall and graduated from Dale High School. She worked at Immanuel Baptist Church Day Care for several years. She was a member of Liberty Baptist Church and attended Heritage Baptist Church. 
Survivors include two sisters and brothers-in-law, June and Roy Batt of Shawnee, Judy Delbert Reavis of Shawnee; nieces and nephews, Randy and Janie Batt of Hinton, Roger and Debbie Batt, Ronald Batt, all of Shawnee, Kim and Mike Hill of McLoud, Kelly Reavis, Karis and Monica Reavis, Kamaca Reavis, all of Shawnee; several great-nieces and nephews; and special friends, Larry and Gina Norris, Patti Norris Driskell and Earl Broyles. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, Doy and Bertha Randall and a niece, Cindy Imotichy.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Roesch-Walker Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Larry Norris officiating. Burial will be at Dale Cemetery. 
(Published July 30, 1997)

Obe Dearman
Okfuskee County resident Obe Dearman died Tuesday in Okemah at the age of 76.
He was born March 13, 1921, in Tahlequah, the son of Taylor Rudell and Lizzie (Nolen) Dearman.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
He married Helen Underwood on Aug. 1, 1960, in Okemah.
Dearman, who attended the United Pentecostal Church in Okemah, was a retired farmer and a resident of Okfuskee County most of his life.
Survivors include his wife of 36 years, Helen Dearman of Okemah; one son, Jackie Dearman and wife, Drusilla, of Okemah; one daughter, JoAnn Lewis and husband, George, of Welty; three brothers, Albert Dearman, Walter Dearman, both of Okemah, Paul Dearman of Luther; three sisters, Pauline Ford, Obelene Clark, Martha Vaught, all of Okemah; one granddaughter, Laura Elizabeth Montgomery and husband, Gary; one great-grandson, Quentin Montgomery; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Jackie Dearman.
Services will be 3 p.m. Saturday at the United Pentecostal Church in Okemah with the Rev. David Shatwell officiating. Burial will follow at Rock Creek Cemetery in Okfuskee County under the direction of Parks Brothers Funeral Home in Okemah.
(Published July 31, 1997)

Helen Jeffers Donnohue
Former Seminole County resident Helen Jeffers Donnohue, 96, died Monday in Jacksonville, N.C.
She was born Oct. 14, 1900, in Indianapolis, Ind. She was the daughter of Helen Jeffers Burger.
She married Grover Lawson in 1945, who preceded her in death.
She married C.E. "Jack" Donnohue in 1960, and he preceded her in death.
She was also preceded in death by her mother.
Mrs. Donnohue, a homemaker, lived in Seminole County for 62 years, and was a member of OES, the American Legion Auxiliary, and Royal Neighbors.
She was a member of the Seminole Church of Christ.
Survivors include two sons, Grover Lawson of Hobbs, N.M., George Lawson of Topeka, Kan.; a daughter, Mary Lockhart of Hubert, N.C.; a brother, C.K. "Ken" Plotner of Midland, Texas; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Graveside services will be 3 p.m. Friday at Little Cemetery with Idus England officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Swearingen Funeral Home in Seminole.
(Published July 31, 1997)

Lorranie Adell Reeves
Meeker area resident Lorranie Adell Reeves died Tuesday at her home. She was 60.
She was born Sept. 30, 1936, in West Branch, Mich., the daughter of Glen and Clara Adella (Westphal) Stevenson.
She married Vernon Reeves on June 30, 1955, in Edinburg, Texas.
Mrs. Reeves had lived near Meeker since moving there in the early 1960s from Texas.
She was a member of the General Assembly Church of the First Born in Oklahoma City.
Survivors include her husband, Vernon Reeves of the home; three sons, Michael Reeves, Scott Reeves, both of Meeker, Jeffrey Reeves of Guthrie; three daughters, Verna Lynn Cooksey of Atoka, Dianna Wright of Wichita, Kan., Marcia Bond of Guthrie; 16 grandchildren; two brothers, Larry Stevenson of San Juan, Texas, Vernon Stevenson of Bethel; and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister.
Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at the General Assembly Church of the First Born in Oklahoma City with Elder Bill Dobbs officiating. Burial will be at New Hope Cemetery in Meeker under the direction of Parks Brothers Funeral Home in Chandler.
(Published July 31, 1997)

Ima Jean (Randall) Hasbel
Shawnee resident Ima Jean (Randall) Hasbel died Tuesday at the age of 58.
She was born Feb. 13, 1939, in Shawnee, to Doy James and Bertha Ann (Hunt) Randall and graduated from Dale High School. She worked at Immanuel Baptist Church Day Care for several years. She was a member of Liberty Baptist Church and attended Heritage Baptist Church. 
Survivors include two sisters and brothers-in-law, June and Roy Batt of Shawnee, Judy Delbert Reavis of Shawnee; nieces and nephews, Randy and Janie Batt of Hinton, Roger and Debbie Batt, Ronald Batt, all of Shawnee, Kim and Mike Hill of McLoud, Kelly Reavis, Karis and Monica Reavis, Kamaca Reavis, all of Shawnee; several great-nieces and nephews; and special friends, Larry and Gina Norris, Patti Norris Driskell and Earl Broyles. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, Doy and Bertha Randall and a niece, Cindy Imotichy.
Services will be 2 p.m. today at Roesch-Walker Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Larry Norris officiating. Burial will be at Dale Cemetery.
(Published July 31, 1997)

Emmit W. Sehorn
Retired Shawnee barber Emmit W. Sehorn died Tuesday at a local hospital. He was 90.
Sehorn was born July 18, 1907, in Winfield, Ark., to William and Maude Sehorn. He married Lillie Maye Mason in 1928 in Waldron, Ark., and had lived in Shawnee since 1929. 
He owned and operated the Criterian Barber Shop in Shawnee and was a barber for 55 years. Sehorn was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church and the Woodmen of the World. 
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Bob and Alice Sehorn of Shawnee; a daughter and son-in-law, Betty and John McGuire of Pampa, Texas; five grandsons, Mickey Sehorn and Mark Sehorn of Shawnee, Steve McGuire of Austin, Texas, Rick McGuire of Waco, Texas, Danny McGuire of Pampa, Texas; a granddaughter, Pam Crownover of Oklahoma City; a brother and sister-in-law, Chester and Marguerite Sehorn of Bakersfield, Calif.; a sister and brother-in-law, Louise and Elmo Taft of Tulsa; six great-grandchildren; a half brother and a half sister. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife and a daughter, Wanda Rutherford. 
Services will be 2 p.m. today at the Chapel of Resthaven Funeral Home with Dr. Jeff Moore officiating. Burial will be at Resthaven Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Resthaven Funeral Home. 
(Published July 31, 1997)

Alma Tessie Tucker
Prague resident Alma Tessie Tucker died Wednesday in Prague at the age of 92.
She was born Nov. 1, 1904, in Romulus, the daughter of Andrew Jackson and Laura Belle (Sexton) Edgmon. 
She lived in Prague the last 25 years, and in Tecumseh prior to that time.
She married Theodore E. Tucker on Feb. 25, 1922, in Pottawatomie County. 
She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Prague.
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Charles and Ruthena Tucker of Prague, James H. and Lena Tucker of Carlsbad, N.M.; one daughter and son-in-law, Alma and Sam Smith of Prague; eight grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Theodore E. Tucker, on Jan. 29, 1974; her parents; one son, Ted Tucker Jr.; two grandchildren; five sisters; and four brothers.
Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Prague with the Rev. Tim Emmons officiating. Burial will follow at the Tecumseh Mission Cemetery in Tecumseh under the direction of Parks Brothers Funeral Home in Prague.Obe Dearman
(Published July 31, 1997)

Leo E. Gibson
Shawnee resident Leo E. Gibson died Friday at his residence. He was 71.
He was born June 11, 1926, in the North Rock Creek area, the son of Elmer and Annie (Evans) Gibson.
Gibson grew up in the Shawnee area and attended Shawnee schools.
He served with the U.S. Navy in the Pacific and the Philippines during World War II.
Gibson, who retired in 1978, was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church.
Survivors include three sons, Jim Lauderdale of McLoud, Jerry D. Gibson of Oklahoma City, Mike Gibson of Duncan; four daughters, Teresa Misclo of Denver, Colo., Shirley Bailey, Florence Mundell, both of Lawton, Barbara Shefield of Duncan; 12 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two brothers, Bill Gibson of Bakersfield, Calif. and Art Gibson of White Sands, N.M.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Gloria Cooksey; and one brother, Clyde Gibson. 
Services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Roesch-Walker Funeral Chapel with Dr. Jeff Moore officiating. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery.
(Published July 31, 1997)

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