Miscellaneous Stephens County, Oklahoma Obituaries

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Eleanor O. Patty
Eleanor O. Patty, 55, of Duncan died Monday, Nov. 30, 1998, in Country Club Care. 
Service will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Don Grantham Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Mike McCord officiating. Burial will be in the Rose Hill Cemetery in Chickasha. 
Ms. Patty was born Dec. 29, 1942, to Leo and Ila Corene Neeley Patty in Chickasha. 
She was a member of the Ray of Hope Church in Comanche. 
Survivors include her stepparents, Leon and Bertha Patty of Norman; a brother and sister-in-law, Curtis and Donna Alexander of Russellville, Ark.; and a sister and brother-in-law, Carolyn and David Phariss of Chickasha. 
Bearers will be Larry Gibson, Gary O'Neal, Dow Pannell and Bill Michel.

Myrtle Lambeth Rose
Service for Myrtle Lambeth Rose, 80, of Duncan, who died today, Dec. 1, 1998, in Duncan is pending with Don Grantham Funeral Home in Duncan.

Julia Sarah Smart
Service for Julia Sarah Smart, 91, of Duncan, who died Monday, Nov. 30, 1998, in Duncan Regional Hospital, is pending with Carter-Smart Funeral Home in Duncan.

Ethel May Sisson 
MADILL - Ethel May Sisson, 93, of Madill died Monday, Nov. 30, 1998, in a Madill hospital, after an extended illness. 
Service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Watts Memorial Chapel, with Boyce Moon officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery, under the direction of Watts Funeral Home in Madill. 
Ms. Sisson worked as homemaker and restaurant cook much of her adult life. She was affiliated with the Assembly of God Church. 
Survivors include her sons and daughters, Richard Sisson and Carolyn Payne, both of Madill, and Dolores Cummings of Duncan; nine grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, Augusta and Laura Margaret Glass; and sisters, Minnie Wakeman, Virginia Fowler and Eva Robinson. 
Bearers will be Leo Fowler, Calvin Fowler, Howard Cummings, Randy Gibbs and Robert Fowler.

Sally V. Reed
LEXINGTON - Sally V. Reed, 94, departed this life Monday, Nov. 30, 1998, in Lexington. 
Service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Christian Life Cathedral in Duncan, with the Rev. Larry Martin officiating. Burial will be in the Comanche Cemetery, under the direction of Memorial Chapel Funeral Service in Noble. 
Mrs. Reed was born Feb. 21, 1904, to Henry Clay and Julia Ann Sanders, in Terral. She attended school in Terral. She also received her teaching certificate there. 
On Oct. 3, 1922, she married Ernest Reed in Jefferson County. They made their home in Ryan and Comanche prior to his death in 1955. 
Mrs. Reed moved from Comanche to the Noble and Lexington area in 1995. 
She taught school and worked at a fraternity house at the University of Oklahoma. She was of the Pentecostal faith and was a member of the Christian Life Cathedral Church. 
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two sons, Jess and Max Reed; four brothers; five sisters; and a granddaughter, Debra Reed. 
Survivors include three daughters, El Juana and Don Pollock of Noble, Becky and Al McKay of Sulphur and Judy Young of Prescott, Ariz.; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; and many other relatives and friends. 

William Thomas 'W.T.' Robinson Jr.
William Thomas "W.T." Robinson Jr., 74, of Duncan died Saturday, Feb. 6, 1999, in Duncan. 
Service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Immanuel Baptist Church with the Rev. Jack Robbins and Randy Southerland officiating. Burial will be in Duncan Cemetery under the direction of Don Grantham Funeral Home. 
Mr. Robinson was born Sept. 28, 1924, in Tulsa to W.T. Robinson Sr. and Opal Flinner Robinson. He attended Central High School of Tulsa in 1943 . He played basketball for Coach Grady Skillern. On Dec. 21, 1946, he married Doris Renfro in Tulsa. 
He served in World War II with U.S. Army Air Corp in the China, Burma Theatre receiving three distinguished flying crosses and the Air Metal. He flew 80 missions over the Himalayas. 
After his military career, he attended Tulsa University, Oklahoma A&M and Texas Tech. 
Mr. Robinson joined his father at W.T. Robinson and Son Trucking Contractors in 1946. He later served as company president. 
Mr. Robinson was an enthusiastic pilot for many years. He loved his work, and he loved people. 
He was a member of Immanul Baptist Church in Duncan and a member of "The Chosen" Sunday school class for many years 
Survivors include his wife of the home; his mother, Opal Flinner Robinson of Duncan; his children and their spouses, Suzanne Robinson and John O. Bagwell of Tulsa; Janet Robinson and Richard D. Cope, William G. Robinson, Ted and Kathy Robinson and Thomas and Judy Robinson, all of Duncan; his brother, John Robinson of Duncan; and eight grandchildren, Monica, Shelly and Jonathon Bagwell; Tami and Christopher Cope; and Jeffrey, Ryan and Natalie Robinson. 
He was preceded in death by his father and three brothers, Dale Morgan Robinson, Don Merle Robinson and Edward Jordan "Bud" Robinson. 
Bearers will be Jimmy Gray, Sydney Gene Maxwell, David Moore, Charles Turney, John Cearley and Tom Pace. 
Honorary bearers are Ray Gibson, Glenn Koonce, Neal Pace, Dean Bearden, Leo Watson Sr., Earl Harris and Sonny Terrell. 

Jason Baker
RYAN - Service for Jason Baker, 23, of Ryan, who died Sunday, Feb. 7, 1999, in Chickasha, is pending with Grantham Worley Funeral Home in Ryan.

Velma Beatrice Cecil
MARLOW - Service for Velma Beatrice Cecil, 82, of Marlow, who died Monday, Feb. 8, 1999, in Marlow Manor Nursing Home, is pending with Don Grantham Funeral Home in Duncan.

Beryl B. 'Preacher' Blair
COMANCHE - On Friday, Feb. 5, 1999, Beryl B. "Preacher" Blair went home to be with his Lord and Savior, whom he had served for more than 44 years. 
Beryl, who was affectionately known as "Preach," was born on July 18, 1926, around the Purcell area, to Cecil T. and Mae Blair. 
Beryl served in World War II as a member of the 2nd Marine Division, in Siapan, Tinian, and Okinawa. 
On June 17, 1950, Beryl and Patsy Hughes were united in marriage in Yuma, Ariz. They lived in the San Diego and Brawley, Calif., areas before moving to Oklahoma in 1960. 
Beryl was ordained as a Freewill Baptist Minister in June 1955, serving as a pastor in California, Velma, Comanche, and Duncan. Beryl and the family moved to Comanche in June 1965. 
Beryl went to work for the City of Comanche, starting out as a firefighter, then transferred to the electrical department. Beryl went to work for the Comanche Police Department and rose to the rank of Chief, retiring in 1991. He retired in April 1998 from the Grace Freewill Baptist Church after serving 13 years. 
On April 5, 1995, his wife of 45 years preceded him in death. God blessed him again with Beryl and Ina Mae Wren being married in Comanche on March 2, 1997. 
Beryl is survived by his loving wife, Ina Mae "Rusty" of the home; two sons and daughters-in-law, Beryl Gene and Cindy Blair of Mesquite, Texas, and Tom and Andrea Blair of Watauga, Texas; four daughters and two sons-in-law, Carla and Danny Eddins of Brawley, Calif., Gayla and Frank Kelly of Duncan, Judy Abshire of Comanche and Dana Mullins of Duncan; 22 grandchildren, Tonya and Dustin Bryant of Ryan, and Montie Beryl Blair of Comanche, who he helped raise; Tanya and Johnny Munson of Comanche, Crystal Abshire of Duncan, Nichole Abshire of Duncan, Ricky Eddins and Brian Eddins of San Diego, Michelle Blair of Comanche, Christina Blair of San Antonio, Dewayne and Nichole Kelly of Midwest City, Kevin Kelly of Duncan, Leah Kelly of Duncan, Michael Weeaks of Moore, Juan and Jackie Martinez of Duncan, Brooke Mullins of Duncan, Jennifer and Jason Brewer of Duncan, Johnny Wenger of Arlington, Texas, and Jeanna Wenger of Bedford, Texas and Joshua Blair of Mesquite; six great-grandchildren, Tiffany Blair, and Anna Munson of Comanche, Hannan Beryl Bryant of Ryan, Dylan and Julia Martinez of Duncan and Austin Kelly of Midwest City. 
Beryl is also survived by a sister and brother-in-law, Nettie Lou and Wade Jernigan of Noble. 
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Thomas Wesley, Bobby Jo and Raymond. 
Beryl enjoyed life to the fullest, with a host of friends. He loved to visit with people. One day he had 32 visitors, and he still complained that it was not enough people. He said there was 30 minutes without someone visiting. He loved and enjoyed friends and family. 
In lieu of flowers, the family would like for contributions to be made to the Chisholm Trail Hospice of Duncan. 
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Grace Freewill Baptist Church, with the Rev. W.W. Harkins, Wade Jernigan and Dan Haby officiating. L.T. Woodall will perform committal services at Fairlawn Cemetery in Comanche. Arrangements are under the direction of Morehead-Goetz Funeral Home in Comanche.

Bunice L. 'Buddy' Fuller
COUNTYLINE - Bunice L. "Buddy" Fuller, 78, of Countyline, died Saturday, Feb. 6, 1999, in Healdton. 
Service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Ratliff City First Baptist Church with the Rev. John Harris and the Rev. Dwight Hawkins officiating. Burial will be in Ratliff City Cemetery under the direction of Milburn Funeral Home in Ratliff City. 
He was born Dec. 5, 1920, to Lubie and Alma Fuller in Mayfield, Ky. He married Atlina Whitington on May 4, 1942, in Portageville, Mo. He was a verteran of the U.S. Armed Forces and owner and operator of Buddy's Grocery in Countyline before entering the Healdton Nursing Home in 1996. 
He is survived by his wife of the home; four daughters, Linda Tivis of Pruitt City, Ann McCaslin of Healdton, Phyliss Arington of Hugoton, Kan., and Brenda Shifflett of Velma; three sons, Butch of Lawton, and Danny and Gerald of Medicine Park; two brothers, Doyle and J.T. of Elwood, Ind.; 15 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and one great-granddaughter. 
Bearers will be Cary Dale Tivis, Jason Arington, Mike Johnston, Brandon Wright, Lee Hudson and Jackie Slate.

Beulah Lerida Harbour
OKLAHOMA CITY - Beulah Lerida Harbour of Oklahoma City passed away Friday, Feb. 12, 1999. 
She was born in Iowa Park, Texas, on April 15, 1916, and married Dell Harbour of Iowa Park on Oct. 11, 1934. Beulah and Dell lived in Texas until 1949, when they moved, with their three sons, to Duncan. Dell died in 1968, and Beulah moved to Oklahoma City where she resided until her death. 
Beulah was a beautiful person in every way and was so loved by her family and friends. She loved her independence and was a person of strong conviction and great courage. She loved cooking and was an avid sports fan. 
Beulah was devoted to her sons and no one could have had a better mother. She enjoyed being with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and being their "Mama." Her wonderful spirit touched all of us and we will miss her so. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dell; her son, Gerald Warren Harbour, and her grandson, Mark David Harbour. 
She is survived by her sons, David Mark Harbour, and his wife Janet, of Oklahoma City, and Pheron Dale "Sam" Harbour, of Oklahoma City; her granddaughter, Laure C. Cordell and her husband Kevin, and their children, Claire, Madeline and Spencer of Edmond; her granddaughter, Julie L. Sterling and her husband David, and their children, Grace and Riley of Oklahoma City; her grandsons, Jonathan and Noah Harbour of Coeur d'alene, Idaho, and her granddaughters, Lisa McDonald and Cherie Harbour of Ventura, Calif. She is also survived by her sister, Leta Bedford and her daughters, Jan Reaves and Sue Glenn and their families, all of Iowa Park; her sister-in-law, Kathryn Harbour of Duncan, and by many nieces, nephews and friends. 
Private services for family and friends will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Smith-Kernke Funeral Home Chapel in Oklahoma City, with interment to follow in Iowa Park. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Oklahoma Lung Association.

Rev. William Hugh Adkisson
LAKE WORTH, Texas - The Rev. William Hugh Adkisson, 72, a pastor, preacher, mission evangelist and seminary professor, passed away Saturday, Feb. 13, 1999, in his home. 
Service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Metropolitan Baptist Church in Lake Worth with interment to follow in Greenwood Memorial Park under the direction of Biggers Funeral Home in Lake Worth. 
The family will receive friends at the church from 7 to 9 p.m. today. 
Memorials may be made to the Building Fund - Metropolitan Baptist Church, 6051 Azle Avenue, Lake Worth, Texas, 76135. 
The Rev. Adkisson was born March 15, 1926, to Ernest and Johnnie Mae Adkisson in Hampton, Ga. He moved to Fort Worth at the age of 17 to attend Bible Baptist Seminary in 1943. He married Aldera Fern Moeller on March 31, 1946, in Denton, Texas. 
The Rev. and Mrs. Adkisson ministered for 16-1/2 years at Bible Baptist Church in Duncan and for 26 years to the congregation of Metropolitan Baptist Church in Lake Worth. He received a doctorate degree after serving 50 years in the ministry. The last three years he served as a mission evangelist and interim pastor. 
He was a loving husband, devoted father, special "PaPa," brother, pastor and friend. 
He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Aldera, on Sept. 19, 1998, and an infant daughter, Karen Jan Adkisson. 
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, the Rev. Larry H. Adkisson and his wife, LaRue of Lake Worth; daughters and sons-in-law, Dana Higginbotham and her husband Danny of Pryor, Darla Scroggins and her husband Kent, and Charme Cone and her husband Mark, all of Lake Worth; brothers, Joe Adkisson of Nashville, Tenn., Eli Adkisson of Huffman, Texas, and Billy Adkisson of Oxford, Ga.; 10 grandchildren and a number of nieces, nephews, and a host of friends.

Cletys Bell 'Polly' Smith
TERRAL - Graveside service for Cletys Bell "Polly" Smith, 77, of Terral, who died Monday, Feb. 15, 1999, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Terral Cemetery with Clarence Mize officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Moorehead-Goetz Funeral Home in Terral.

Billy Paul Ford
MARLOW - Service for Billy Paul Ford, 71, who died Monday, Feb. 15, 1999, is pending with Callaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral Home in Marlow.

Terrell M. Anderson
Terrell Morris Anderson, 59, Rt. 4 Duncan, died Friday, April 23, 1999, at home. 
Service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Bethel Assembly of God Church in Duncan with Rev. Clyde Hedley and Rev. Ron Meador officiating. Burial, with full military honors, will be at Marlow Cemetery under the direction of Don Grantham Funeral Home. 
Mr. Anderson was born Feb. 16, 1940, in Altus, to John and Mildred Lorene (Rayburn) Anderson. His father preceded him in death. 
He was a resident of Duncan for the past 13 years. 
He married Lavina Hallun in 1958. She preceded him in death on July 19, 1983. He married Frankie L. Dulworth on Aug. 31, 1984, in Burkburnett, Texas. 
He graduated from Marlow High School in 1958. He was a Vietnam veteran, a member of NCOA and attended the Bethel Assembly of God Church. 
He was retired from the Army and was a driver for Red River Transportation in Duncan. 
Survivors include his wife, Frankie of the home; mother and step-father, Mildred Lorene Burton and Grady Burton of Duncan; two sons, Terrell Leon Anderson of Marlow and Larry Dean Anderson of Lawton; two daughters, Lori McCullar of Lookeba and Dawn Abigail Anderson of Duncan; a sister, Jana Nickell of Duncan; and seven grandchildren. 
Bearers will be Kenneth Brackens, Clarence Johnson, Verle Palmer, Jimmy Burton, Earl Chandler and Gerald Derickson.

Annie M. Kirkpatrick
OKLAHOMA CITY - Annie Marguerite Kirkpatrick, 93, of Oklahoma City died Saturday, April 24, 1999, in Chickasha. Graveside service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Rush Springs Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Callaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral Home.

Gladys L. Hines
Gladys Laura Crews Hines, 97, 905 Westgate, died Friday, April 23, 1999, at home. 
Service will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Don Grantham Funeral Home Chapel with Ron Stough officiating. Burial will be at Duncan Cemetery. 
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. 
Mrs. Hines was a longtime Duncan area resident. She was born Jan. 5, 1902, in Godley, Texas, to Tom D. and Agatha (Drake) Crews. Her parents preceded her in death. 
She married Henry C. Dixon in 1918. They were no longer married when he preceded her in death in 1944. 
She married James Edward Hines on Aug. 4, 1933, in Duncan. He preceded her in death Jan. 27, 1970. 
Mrs. Hines was retired from Lemons-Lights-Strains Bakeries in Duncan. She belonged to home demonstration clubs in the Empire and Rock Creek areas. She was a member of the Eastside Church of Christ. 
Survivors include her son, Vernon Dixon; a brother and sister-in-law, Roy and Marjorie Crews of Yukon; a sister-in-law, Geraldine Crews of Norman; a grandson, Chet Dixon of Duncan; two great-granddaughters: Laura Dixon and Sara Dixon, and numerous nieces and nephews. 
She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Claude Crews, Raymond Crews and Vincent Crews; and one sister, Willie Sims. 
Bearers will be Billy Ray Sims, Calvin Sims, Lee Ahlfenger, Mark Gourney, Warren Myers and Merlyn Smith.

Barbara Brantley
WAURIKA - Barbara Brantley, 65, died Thursday, April 22, 1999, in a Wichita Falls hospital after a sudden illness. 
Service will be at 11 a.m. Monday in the First Baptist Church in Waurika with the Rev. Tim Bowen, pastor, officiating. 
She was a cashier at Bill's Catfish for over 30 years. Arrangements are under the direction of the Willis C. Worley & Sons Funeral Home in Waurika. 

Billy Joe Griffith
ARDMORE - Billy Joe Griffith, 73, died Friday, April 23, 1999, in an Oklahoma City hospital. 
Service will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Morehead-Goetz Funeral Chapel in Comanche with Russell Tuck officiating. Visitation will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Burial will be at the Dixie Cemetery. 
Mr. Griffith was born March 1, 1926, in Dixie to Roy and Malissa (Hurst) Griffith. His parents preceded him in death. 
He was an Ardmore area resident for the majority of his life. He worked cattle and horses at various ranches. He enjoyed participating in rodeos and was a member of the Ardmore Riding Club. 
Children were always an important part of Billy Joe's life. He loved their laughter and always joked with them. He often supported children's sports teams, buying their shoes, uniforms and other items. 
Survivors include two brothers and sisters-in-law, Burl and Bonnie Griffith of Pinto and Don and Mary Griffith of Comanche; four sisters and brothers-in-law, Gladys and Russell Gordon, Fern and Glen Koonce, and Mildred Griffith, all of Duncan, and Nadine Owen of Healdton; many nieces, nephews, relatives and dear friends. 
He was preceded in death by a brother, Dale Griffith, and a sister, Dorothy Young. 
Bearers will be Kent Griffith, Ron Griffith, Sam Jewel, Garry Gordon, Shawn Bruce and Alan Lander. 
The family will meet at 401 N. I in Duncan.

Annie M. Kirkpatrick
OKLAHOMA CITY - Annie Marguerite Kirkpatrick, 93, of Oklahoma City died Saturday, April 24, 1999, in Chickasha. Graveside service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Rush Springs Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Callaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral Home.

Onis B. Stephens
MARLOW - Onis Boyd Stephens, 62, of Rt. 2 Marlow died Friday, April 23, 1999, at home. 
Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Rose Hill Cemetery in Wapanucka under the direction of Don Grantham Funeral Home. 
Mr. Stephens was born Jan. 13, 1937, in Wapanucka to Joe Murel and Ethel H. (Brown) Stephens. His parents preceded him in death. 
He worked for the Pittsburg Plate Glass Company in Wichita Falls. He was an avid fisherman and hunter and enjoyed working in his flower beds and yard. 
Survivors include a son, Gary Don Stephens of Marlow; a daughter, Sheila Jean Baird of Burkburnett; four brothers, Wayne Ray Stephens of Duncan, Lendal Roy Stephens of Marlow, Murel Laverne Stephens of San Antonio, Texas, and Jerry Mack Stephens of Las Vegas, Nev.; a sister, Thelma J. Loyd of Kingston; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Linda McCraw Beaves
WICHITA FALLS, Texas - Service for Linda McCraw Beaves, 61, of Wichita Falls, who died Thursday, April 29, 1999, in Wichita Falls was at 4 p.m. Saturday in the Faith Village Church of Christ with Leslie McGalliard officiating. Burial was in the Crestview Memorial Park under the direction of Hampton Vaughn Funeral Home in Wichita Falls.

Gordon H. Kidd
Gordon H. Kidd, 55, died Friday in Oklahoma City. 
Service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Carter-Smart Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jody Hilliard officiating. Burial will be at the Duncan Cemetery. 
Mr. Kidd was born July 7, 1943 to Janet and P.O. Kidd in Marlow. He married Nancy Powell on April 14, 1964 in Duncan. 
He graduated from Duncan High School in 1961 and served in the U.S. Army from 1962 until 1965. They lived in Dallas from 1965-1977 and moved to Duncan in 1977. 
He worked for Halliburton at the Research Center and was a member of the Duncan Antique Car Club. 
Survivors include his wife, Nancy, of the home; daughters, Natalie Remy of Sallisaw, Theresa and Marty Blalock of Duncan and Amy Kidd of the home; parents, Janet and P.O. Kidd of Duncan; a brother, Larry Kidd; two sisters, Becky Wade and Dianna Morgan; and grandchildren, Samantha Remy and Sidni Blalock. 
Pallbearers will be Marty Blalock, Dale Blalock, Jody Blalock, Mac McMurran, Bob Hall, Bill Qualls, Dan Eberhart and Clyde Johns.

Cora Inez Ford
Cora Inez Ford went home to be with the Lord and many of her loved ones Friday, April 30, 1999. 
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Carter-Smart Funeral home with the Rev. Gene Jorgenson officiating. Burial will be in the Duncan Cemetery under the direction of Carter Smart Funeral Home. 
She was born Aug. 1, 1908, near Celina, Tenn. Her parents were James Frank and Lora Edna Muse. She came to Oklahoma as a child and lived all of her adult live in Stephens County. She professed her faith in Jesus Christ at Immanuel Baptist Church in 1944. She married Hardy Lee Ford in December of 1927. 
She is survived by two daughters and their husbands, Frankie Edna and A.J. Jorgensen and Johnnie Mary and Bill Bushee, all of Dallas; four grandchildren, Andrea June and husband Gary Prindle of Dallas, James David and wife Patty Jorgenson of Tulsa, Lisa Ann Bushee of Corona Del Mar, Calif. and Michael Ford Bushee of Dallas; five great-grandchildren, Michael and Amy Prindle and Daniel Timothy and Julia Jorgenson; one sister, Pauline McGarr; and numerous nieces and nephews. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, husban, a son and one sister, Mable Cowan. 
She was dearly loved by all who knew her. 
The family is meeting at 1910 Walnut. 
Bearers will be Lynn Wilson, Leland Morris, Eddie Jump, Richard Turley, Russell Turley and Corey Morris. 

Billie L. Gordon 
Graveside services for Billie L. Gordon, 69, who died Saturday, May 1, 1999, at Country Club Care, will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Duncan Cemetery under the direction of Carter-Smart Funeral Home. 
Mrs. Gordon was born March 26, 1930, to William and Lorene Dunn in Duncan. She married Jo Gordon in 1975. He preceded her in death in 1981.

Bill Wayne Salmon
Bill Wayne Salmon, 65, died Friday at University Hospital in Oklahoma City. 
Graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday with Jon A. Hosch officiating. Burial will be in Marlow Cemetery under the direction of Callaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral Home. 
Mr. Salmon was born Sept. 8, 1933 to Marion "Buck" Salmon and Jessie (Grose) Salmon in Shidler. 
He graduated from Drumwright High School in 1951 and served in the Army during the Korean Conflict. He retired from Atlantic Richfield Oil Company after 42 years. 
He received a Presidential Medal of Honor for administering CPR to a fellow worker and saving his life. He moved to the Marlow area in 1974. 
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy, of the home; two daughters, Vicki Walters and her husband Mark of Duncan, Heidi Appling and her husband Troy of Mustang; one son, Randy Salmon and his wife Cleta of Chickasha; one sister, Dorothy Caldwell of Drumright; one brother, Buck Salmon of Garber; and four grandchildren. 
Pallbearers will be Shawn Salmon, Coby Walters, Jon Salmon and Ray Shannon.

Gerald Lynn Bolton
MARLOW - Gerald Lynn Bolton, 43, lifelong resident of Marlow, died Thursday, April 23, 1999, in Lawton. 
Service will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Eastside Baptist Church in Marlow with the Rev. Gene Jorgenson officiating and the Rev. Danny Martin presenting the eulogy. Burial will be in the Marlow Cemetery under the direction of Callaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral Home in Marlow. 
Mr. Bolton was born April 23, 1956, in Marlow to Gurney and Ruth Cooper Bolton. He married Trina Reed on Sept. 16, 1982, in Marlow. 
He attended Marlow Public Schools and graduated from Marlow High School in 1974. He was employed at Goodyear as a maintenance technician. 
Survivors include his wife, Trina, of the home; a son, Dustin Bolton of Marlow; his mother, Ruth Bolton of Marlow; two sisters, Cheryl Thomas of Marlow and Carol Biffle and her husband, Bobby, of Duncan and their daughter, Brigitte; an uncle, Ernest Bolton and his wife, Glenace, of Marlow; double niece, Donna Ousley of Marlow; a cousin, James Holbrooks of Lincolnton, N.C.; and several special nieces, nephews and cousins. 
Bearers will be Bill Kennard, Andy Berry, Andy Baker, Bob Greer, Harold Wilkes and Dave Meyers.


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