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Norman Glen Van Horn
Shawnee resident Norman Glen Van Horn died Monday at a local hospital. He was 76.
Van Horn was born May 22, 1921, in Prague, to William Marion and Samantha Viola Raines Van Horn.
He married Myrtle Belle Loveland on Aug. 2, 1942, in Shawnee. He had lived in Shawnee since 1955.
He was a veteran of World War II, and was a retired civil service employee. He was a member of the Highland Church of Christ in Tecumseh and of the Disabled American Veterans.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Don and Shirley Van Horn of Wellston; a sister, Billie Jean Hutchison of Del City; a brother, Melvin Van Horn of Tulsa; three grandchildren and their spouses, Craig and Ralene Van Horn, Jonnie and Doug Myers, and Charles Stokes Jr.; three great-grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his wife in 1987, his parents, two brothers, three sisters, and one grandchild.
Services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Gaskill-Owens Funeral Chapel with Bob Anderson officiating. Burial will be at Resthaven Memorial Park.
(Published Aug. 6, 1997)

Edward Thomas Oakes
Shawnee resident Edward Thomas Oakes died Monday at his residence. He was 50.
Oakes was born Oct. 29, 1946, in Wellington, Kan., to Pate T. and Elizabeth B. Oakes.
He attended Faith 7 Workshop for the mentally retarded since 1959.
Memorials may be made to the Faith 7 Workshop in Shawnee.
Survivors include a brother and sister-in-law, Phillip and Julie Oakes of Dallas, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his father, Pate Oakes, in March of 1973 and his mother, Elizabeth Oakes, in January of 1995.
Private graveside services were held at Resthaven Memorial Park under the direction of Roesch-Walker Funeral Chapel. 
(Published Aug. 6, 1997)

H. Lucile Scott
Shawnee resident H. Lucile Scott died Monday at a local hospital.
She was born July 18, 1909, in Warner, to Dr. Alonzo and Julia (Bandy) Damron.
Mrs. Scott lived in Oklahoma City for many years and was employed at Tinker Air Force Base in a civil service position. 
She was a member of the Northridge Church of Christ in Shawnee.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Madonna (Bristow) and Tom McMurray Jr., of Shawnee and Hilton Head, S.C.; a niece and nephew, Karen and Chris Boevers of Midwest City; stepsons and daughters-in-law, Nathan E. and Debbie Scott of Los Angeles, Calif., Jerry and Genese Scott of Wichita, Kan., Larry and Della Scott of Midwest City; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews; and close friends, Marilyn McMurray of Oklahoma City and Betty Jacks of Memphis, Tenn.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Clifton Scott; a brother, Tom Damron; and a sister, Lonnie Russell.
Graveside services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Resthaven Memory Gardens in Oklahoma City, 104th and S. Walker, with Cliff Craig, minister of the Northridge Church of Christ, officiating. Arrangements are through Sunrise Cremation. 
(Published Aug. 6, 1997)

Lawrence Horlick
Lawrence Horlick, of Tampa, Fla., formerly of New Castle, Pa., died Tuesday.
He was born March 10, 1922, in Pittsburgh, Pa., to Jacob and Nettie Cohen Horlick.
He was a decorated veteran of World War II, serving in New Guinea and the Philippines. He won a Bronze Medal for bravery in battle.
He was an employee of Airway Industries of Ellwood City, Pa., for 48 years, and he worked in many supervisory capacities.
Survivors include his wife of 23 years, June Lawson Horlick; his seven children, Dana Horlick, Laurie Horlick, both of New Castle, Pa., Benjamin Horlick of Briarcliff, N.Y., Joel Horlick of Pittsburgh, Pa., Linda Bell of Idabel, Dorothy Garner of Shawnee, and Robert McCormick of Oklahoma City; 11 grandchildren; a brother, Samuel Horlick of Sandia, N.M.; and an aunt, Mildred Metzger of Pittsburgh, Pa.
Graveside services and burial will be held in Pittsburgh, Pa., under the direction of Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc. Memorials may be made to Lark Enterprises, Inc., for the mentally handicapped, Ellwood Road, New Castle, Pa. 16101. 
(Published Aug. 6, 1997)

Charlie Kazmir
Prague area resident Charlie Kazmir died Tuesday in Prague. He was 77.
Kazmir was born on Nov. 23, 1919, in Shawnee, to Steve and Pauline Holly (Studler) Kazmir. 
He was a farmer all his life.
He is survived by several cousins, including Henry and Shirlene Pratka of Prague, and other relatives.
Preceding him in death were his parents and one brother, John Kazmir. 
Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at the Prague Cemetery with the Rev. Adrian Vorderlandwehr, O.S.B., officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Parks Brothers Funeral Home in Prague. 
(Published Aug. 6, 1997)

Josephine Nordman Williams
Former Shawnee resident Josephine Nordman Williams died Monday at her daughter's home in Livingston, Texas. She was 87.
Mrs. Williams was born April 17, 1910, in Sherman, Texas, to Lewis Nordman and Mary Texanna Redwine Nordman. 
She married Ernest M. Williams on Dec. 24, 1925, in Tecumseh. She was a homemaker.
She moved from Macomb to Shawnee when she was very young. She and her husband lived north of Shawnee most of their married life, and she moved to Livingston, Texas, in 1989.
Williams became a Christian at an early age and was a member of Liberty Baptist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Marian Marshall of Santa Maria, Calif., a daughter and son-in-law, Janis and Henry Collins of Livingston, Texas; a son-in-law, Gregg Cooper of Oklahoma City; six grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Marion Williams; her parents; a daughter, June Cooper; and brothers and sisters.
Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Gaskill-Owens Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Paul Roach officiating. Burial will be at Resthaven Memorial Park under the direction of Gaskill-Owens Funeral Chapel.
(Published Aug. 8, 1997)

Clarence Raper
Konawa resident Clarence Raper died Wednesday at the age of 89.
He was born April 10, 1908, in Maud, to Grover Cleveland and Della (Bridges) Raper. He lived in the Maud and Konawa area all his life.
He married May Izabell Walker on June 25, 1930, in Maud, and she preceded him in death April 7, 1984. 
He married Estell Raper on Oct. 3, 1987, in Konawa.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Konawa. He was a farmer and a Farm Bureau Insurance agent, and a former president of the Konawa School Board as well as of the Lions Club.
Survivors include his wife, Estell Raper, of the home; two sons and daughters-in-law, Harold and Carol Raper, Carl and Carolyn Raper, all of Konawa; one daughter and son-in-law, Cheryl and Gary Akin of Moore; two brothers, Don L. Rapier of Destin, Fla., T.E. Rapier of Oklahoma City; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Pickard Funeral Chapel in Konawa with the Rev. Winston Curtis officiating. Burial will be at Konawa Cemetery.
(Published Aug. 8, 1997)

Leon Brown, Sr.
Earlsboro resident Leon Brown Sr., died Wednesday in Earlsboro at the age of 70.
Brown was born May 15, 1927, in Brooksville, to James Milo and Elvie (Booker) Brown. He was reared in Brooksville. He attended Dunbar School in Shawnee and graduated in 1945. After serving in Japan and the South Pacific with the U.S. Army during World War II, he returned to Brooksville. He lived in Shawnee and later in California, before making his home in Earlsboro for the past 30 years.
He married Helen Gatewood in Brooksville on March 19, 1948.
Brown worked at Tinker Air Force Base, and later worked with Star Motors in Shawnee.
He was a member of St. John Baptist Church in Brooksville. He was a member of the Taz Domino Club in Shawnee and the New Light Lodge No. 113.
Survivors include his wife, Helen Brown, Earlsboro; six daughters and five sons-in-law, Helen and Rickey Winrow, and Janice and Donald Carr, all of Earlsboro, Mary Brown of Brooksville, Rhonda and Harold Austin of Des Moine, Iowa, Barbara and James Jefferson, and Robbie and Alfred Brannon, all of Shawnee; three sons and one daughter-in-law, Leon, Jr. and Glenda Brown of Shawnee, Mark Sanders of Lexington, Marvin Sanders of Earlsboro; two sisters, Murdice Provo and Virgil Moore, both of Oklahoma City; a brother, James Milo Brown of Oklahoma City; 16 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Calvin Jones and Leroy Jones.
Services will be 11:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John Baptist Church in Brooksville with the Rev. Lee Oliver officiating. Burial will be at Brooksville Cemetery with military graveside rites conducted by the U.S. Army, Fort Sill.
(Published Aug. 8, 1997)

Della M. McCormick
McLoud resident Della M. McCormick died July 29 at a local hospital. She was 86.
Burial was at Rose Hills Cemetery in Whittier, Calif.
A memorial service will be held 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the First United Methodist Church in McLoud with the Rev. Richard Fox officiating, assisted by the Rev. Richard Hamilton. Arrangements are being handled by Roesch-Walker Funeral Chapel. 
Memorials may be made to the McLoud First Baptist Church sound system fund.
(Published Aug. 8, 1997)

Randa Shai Sjoberg
Randa Shai Sjoberg, 2-year-old daughter of Jeff and Cathy Sjoberg, Prague, died Wednesday in Oklahoma City. 
Randa was born July 14, 1995, in Shawnee, to Jeff and Cathy (Harrison) Sjoberg. She attended Sunday school and church at the Deer Creek Baptist Church, north of Prague. 
Survivors include her parents, Jeff and Cathy Sjoberg of the home; a sister, Shyla Sjoberg of the home; her maternal grandparents, Jack and Rozella Harrison of Prague; her paternal grandparents, Leonard and Barbara Sjorberg of Cromwell, Cheryl Sjoberg of Cushing; her paternal great-grandparents, Beulah and Archie Ingersoll, Rayburn Barrett; her aunts, uncles and other relatives, the Rex Harrison family, Glen Harrison, Sheri and Mike Wyant and family, Shirley Redeker, Aunt Christine, Brandi and Jason Lehning, Shawn and Tammy Barrett, Shane and Amber Barrett.
She was preceded in death by her great-grandparents, L.B. and Velma Stewart, Sudie Koch, Cora Barrett and Earl Dowdy.
Services will be 2 p.m. today at Deer Creek Baptist Church in Prague with the Rev. Rick Harrison officiating. Burial will be at Prague Cemetery under the direction of Parks Brothers Funeral Home in Prague.
(Published Aug. 9, 1997)

Charles B. Perceful
Lifelong Chandler area resident Charles B. Perceful died Wednesday in Oklahoma City at the age of 85.
Perceful was born Nov. 19, 1911, in Chandler, to Clarence A. and Lula E. (Jernigan) Perceful. He married Helen Harper on Jan. 15, 1938, in Lawton. 
He was a member of the Chandler Southern Baptist Church and Oddfellows. He served in the U.S. Army, was a member of the American Legion and the D.A.V.
Survivors include his wife, Helen of the home; two brothers, Don Perceful of Tulsa, P.D. Perceful of Augusta, Ga., and several other relatives.
He was preceded in death in death by his parents.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Parks Brothers Funeral Home Chapel in Chandler with the Rev. Thom Chappelle officiating. Burial will be at Oak Park Cemetery in Chandler under the direction of Parks Brothers Funeral Home in Chandler. 
(Published Aug. 9, 1997)

Jennie Kinney Leitka
Wewoka resident Jennie Kinney Leitka died Wednesday in a Holdenville hospital. She was 79.
Mrs. Leitka was born April 24, 1918, north of Wewoka, to Toney and Mary (Larney) Chupco, and had lived in the area all of her life. She graduated from Chilocco Indian School in 1938.
Survivors include 10 children and their spouses, Jerry and Sylvia Baker of Sapulpa, Wilma Kinney of Colorado Springs, Colo., Woodrow and Adrienne Kinney of Shawnee, Julia Lewis of Amarillo, Texas, Agnes and Daniel Webster of Oklahoma City, Augusta and Michael Smith of Tahlequah, George and Nancy Kinney of Wewoka, Curtis and Susan Kinney of Muskogee, Martha and Kellos Walker of Rolla, N.D., Reuben Kinney of Wewoka; 19 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Wilson Kinney on June 18, 1968; her second husband, John Leitka on Aug. 17, 1978; two sons, Robert and C.W. Kinney on July 8, 1959; her parents, Toney and Mary Chupco.
Services will be 2 p.m. today at Stout Funeral Home Chapel in Wewoka with the Rev. Bill Tiger and the Rev. Mike McConnell officiating. Burial will be at Kinney Family Cemetery in Wewoka, under the direction of Stout Funeral Home in Wewoka. 
(Published Aug. 9, 1997)

Mildred Villines West
Former Pearson, Okla., resident Mildred "Millie" Villines West, Spring Hill, Fla., died Wednesday in a Florida nursing home at the age of 73.
Mrs. West attended Cloverdale Elementary School and Asher High School. She was married for 57 years to William West of Asher. They retired in 1980 to Florida after living 32 years in Baltimore, Md., where they owned a business. 
Survivors include her husband, William West of the home; a daughter and son-in-law, Linda Kaye and Richard Beyerl of Brooksville, Fla.; two grandsons, Joseph Beyerl of Grove, Barry Beyerl of Spring Hill, Fla.; three great-grandchildren; three sisters, Viola Bettis of Ellsworth, Kan., Iva Blevins of Ventura, Calif., Leona Conner of Ontario, Calif. and several other relatives.
Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Vista Cemetery east of Asher, with D.W. Barnes officiating, under the direction of Brewer Funeral Home in Brooksville.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Hernando and Pasco Counties, 12130 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill, Fla., 34613, or charity of choice.
(Published Aug. 9, 1997)

Della M. McCormick
McLoud resident Della M. McCormick died July 29 at a local hospital. She was 86.
Burial was at Rose Hills Cemetery in Whittier, Calif.
A memorial service will be held 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the First United Methodist Church in McLoud with the Rev. Richard Fox officiating, assisted by the Rev. Richard Hamilton. Arrangements are being handled by Roesch-Walker Funeral Chapel. 
Memorials may be made to the McLoud First United Methodist Church sound system fund. 
(Published Aug. 9, 1997)

Howard Lee Wahpekeche Jr.
Former area resident Howard Lee Wahpekeche Jr. of Stillwater died Friday at an Oklahoma City hospital. He was 64.
Wahpekeche was born Dec. 15, 1932, in McLoud, to Howard and Bertha Wahpekeche. He attended schools in Dale. He was in the U.S. Marine Corps.
He married Mary Ann Ely in 1954. His occupation was truck driving.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Ann Wahpekeche, of the home; four sons and one daughter-in-law, Alan and Jeanne Wahpekeche of Stillwater, Howard Wahpekeche III of Oklahoma City, Winslow Wahpekeche of Lawton, and Perry Wahpekeche of Hobart; a daughter and son-in-law, Dana and Don Cantrell of Glencoe; seven brothers, Austin Grant Jr. of Cushing, Edward Wahpekeche of Shawnee, Cecil Lee Wahpekeche, Herman Wahpekeche, Kerman Wahpekeche, and Thurman Wahpekeche, Jr, all of McLoud, Marcellus Masquas of Choctaw; nine sisters, Betty Wahpekeche, Arlene Wahpekeche Goloversic, and Martha Sheppard, all of Shawnee, Bernice Wahpekeche Vineyard of Lawton, Frances Wahpekeche Lunsford of Wellston, Cecilia Wahpekeche Trevino, Marilyn Wahpekeche Winsea, Geneva Wahpekeche Palacios, and Illa Wahpekeche, all of McLoud; 13 grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two sons.
Tribal rites were held Saturday evening at the Wahpekeche family home in McLoud.
Burial will be today at the Wahpekeche Tribal Cemetery, north of McLoud. Arrangements are under the direction of Roesch-Walker Funeral Chapel.
(Published Aug. 10, 1997)

Charles B. Perceful
Lifelong Chandler area resident Charles B. Perceful died Thursday in Oklahoma City at the age of 85.
Perceful was born Nov. 19, 1911, in Chandler, to Clarence A. and Lula E. (Jernigan) Perceful. He married Helen Harper on Jan. 15, 1938, in Lawton. 
Perceful, a retired supervisor at Tinker Field, worked for many years after his retirement at the Curry Funeral Home in Chandler.
He was a member of the Chandler Southern Baptist Church and Oddfellows. He served in the U.S. Army, was a member of the American Legion and the D.A.V.
Survivors include his wife, Helen of the home; two brothers, Don Perceful of Tulsa, P.D. Perceful of Augusta, Ga., and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Earl Perceful.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Parks Brothers Funeral Home Chapel in Chandler with the Rev. Thom Chappelle officiating. Burial will be at Oak Park Cemetery in Chandler under the direction of Parks Brothers Funeral Home in Chandler. 
(Published Aug. 10, 1997)

Milton Vaughan
Prague resident Milton Vaughan died Saturday at the age of 82.
Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Parks Brothers Funeral Home in Prague. Burial will be at Rossville Cemetery.
Further announcements will be made by Parks Brothers.
(Published Aug. 10, 1997)

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