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Monday, 26 December 2016 20:34

Bonnie Darline Tarwater obit

Bonnie Darline Tarwater, a resident of Henryetta passed away Sunday, December 18th, 2016 in Henryetta at the age of 72.  She was born February 29, 1944 at Border, Texas to Richard Thompson and Virginia (Tabor) Thompson.  Bonnie married James O. Tarwater in October of 1999 and was a homemaker.

She is preceded in death by her parents Richard and Virginia Thompson, a brother, Roger Thompson and a sister Anita Edwards Ashley.

She is survived by her husband James Tarwater of the home in Henryetta;
Two sons: Billy John Rex, Jr. of Bristow;
Vernon Wayne Rex of Okmulgee;
Eleven grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, three step grandchildren and one step great grandchild; One sister, Linda Johnson of Okmulgee; One brother, Ronald Thompson of Okmulgee; As well as a host of friends and other relatives.

Pallbearers will be Kevin Harris, Travis Harris, Bill Stanton, Mickey Stanton, Matt Laffoon, and Chad Tarwater.

Friends may visit the funeral home Tuesday from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Thursday, December 22, 2016 at Integrity Chapel with Rev. Tyler McDowell officiating.  Interment will follow in Salt Creek Cemetery under direction of Integrity Funeral Service.

Monday, 26 December 2016 20:32

Dale E Berry obit

Dale E Berry, a longtime resident of Tulsa, Oklahoma passed from this life on Monday, December 19, 2016 in Henryetta at the age of 59. Dale was born on March 5, 1957 in Tulsa, Oklahoma to George Roland Berry and Vita Mae Richardson Berry. Dale grew up in Tulsa and attended Tulsa Public Schools, graduating from Will Rogers High School with the class of 1975.

Dale was a longtime member of Saints Peter and Paul Church in Tulsa. He liked to fish and camp and loved any type of outdoor adventure. Dale was a loving father, grandfather, son, and brother and he will be missed by his family and friends.

He is preceded in death by his mother, his father, and one brother, Lawrence Paul Berry.

Dale is survived by his daughter, Violet Berry of Tulsa; three sons, Justin Berry and wife Jenn of Montclair, CA, Garrett Berry of Tulsa, and Cody Berry of Montclair, CA; by ten grandchildren, Keyarah Berry, Ivy Watson, Cooper Blount, Klover Berry, Lily Watson, Copeland Berry, Emri Berry, Khouri Berry, Kyler Berry and Dallas Berry; three brothers, George Berry and wife Roann of Tulsa, David Berry of Owasso, and Arthur Berry of Prattville, OK; by numerous nieces, nephews, other extended family, and many good friends.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Cremation services and arrangements have been entrusted to Integrity Funeral Service of Henryetta.

Monday, 26 December 2016 20:22

Leona Reid Thompson obit

Leona Reid Thompson

Place of Residence:    Henryetta, Oklahoma  

Age:    92

Died:    Wednesday, December 21, 2016      

Occupation:     Homemaker

Service Date:    2:00 PM Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

Place of Service:    Integrity Chapel, Henryetta, Oklahoma

Interment:    Westlawn Cemetery

Monday, 26 December 2016 20:07

Ray Morton obit

Ray Morton, a longtime resident of the rural Henryetta area, passed from this life on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 in rural Henryetta at the age of 85.  Ray was born on July 28, 1931 in Eufaula, Oklahoma to Frank Morton and Noma Calvert Morton.  Ray grew up in the in the Eufaula and Dewar area and attended school at Dewar School.  

Ray married the love of his life, Geneva Delores Allen on November 22, 1956 in Tijuana, Mexico. Ray was a co-founder of Morton Manufacturing in California. Since that time beginning in 1973, Ray has owned and operated Morton Grinding Works machine shop  in Henryetta where he was a master machinist .   Ray was an active rancher who loved raising cattle and chickens.  Ray loved to fish especially with his brother Wallace. His hobbies included beekeeping, woodworking and was an accomplished cabinet maker  Most of all, Ray was a loving father, grandfather, great grandfather, son, brother, and husband.  He will be missed by his family and many good friends.

Ray is preceded in death by his wife, Delores; his mother and father; his two brothers, Wallace Morton and Roger Morton; two sisters,  Bonnie Wassenauer and Wanda Cox; and a grandson, Wesley Larney.

He is survived by his two sons, Dennis Morton of Broken Arrow and Clay Morton and wife Rhonda of Henryetta; his daughter, Lisa Morton Johnson and husband Kevin of Okmulgee; six grandchildren, Chris Morton, Cole Larney and wife Samantha Larney, Josh Morton, Amanda Morton, Adam Morton, and Garret Morton; great grandchildren, Elizabeth Morton, Emily Morton, Maykala Morton, and Attisyn Larney;  Sister in law Yolanda Morton; also by several nieces and nephews; and a host of cousins and other extended family, and many good friends.

Viewing for Ray will be held on Monday, December 26, 2016 from 2:00pm until 8:00pm at Integrity Funeral Service in Henryetta.

A funeral service for Ray will be held on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at 10:30am at Integrity Chapel.  A committal service will follow immediately at Westlawn Cemetery under the direction of Integrity Funeral Service.

Pallbearers will be Cole Larney, Danny Maxwell, Darren Unruah, Bryan King, Clay Morton, and Dennis Morton.   Honorary bearers will be Gary McGowin and Sam Holloway.

Monday, 26 December 2016 19:41

Robert Fritz obit

Robert Fritz of Morris, Oklahoma, Age 25

Date of Death: Friday, December 23, 2016

Arrangements: Integrity Funeral Service

Monday, 26 December 2016 19:06

Charles Wayne Tiger obit

Charles Wayne Tiger

Place of Residence: Weleetka, Oklahoma

Age: 64

Died: Saturday, December 24, 2016

Occupation: Cashier

Service Date: 1:00 PM Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

Place of Service: Hutchechuppa Indian Baptist Church, Weleetka, Oklahoma

Interment: Hutchechuppa Indian Baptist Church Cemetery

Monday, 26 December 2016 18:50

Catherine Lahoma Ellig obit

Catherine Lahoma Ellig, a former resident of Henryetta and current resident of Okemah, passed from this life on Monday, December 26, 2016 in an Okemah Nursing Home at the age of 90. Catherine was born on April 30, 2936 in Weleetka, Oklahoma to Michael Harrelson and Myra Banta Harrelson. Catherine grew up and attended school in Weleetka.

Catherine married the love of her life, Manning Ellig in 1946 in Ft. Smith, Arkansas. Catherine became a homemaker and took care of the family home until 1956. Catherine and her husband and family lived primarily in the Shawnee and Tecumseh area where she had several jobs working as a waitress and a nursing home attendent. Catherine went to work for K-Mart in Shawnee in 1983 and faithfully worked for the following 23 years before she retired. She was a lifetime member of the Assembly of God Church in Weleetka, but attended The Assembly of God Church in both Henryetta and in Shawnee. Catherine was an avid reader and loved watching television. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter and sister and she will be missed by her many family members and friends.

She is preceded in death by her husband Manning; her mother and father; her daughter, Cathy Satawake; a son, Jeffrey Manning Ellig; five brothers and three sisters; and a great great grandson, Hayden McCrae.

Catherine is survived by her daughter, Becky Culver and husband Bill of Henryetta; by six grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, and 6 great great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews, other extended family and many good friends.

Arrangements and cremation services have been entrusted to Integrity Funeral Service of Henryetta. A memorial service will be held at a later Okemah, Oklahoma

Saturday, 17 December 2016 21:12

Frances Irene "Frannie" Albert obit

Frances Irene "Frannie" Albert, a resident of Henryetta passed away Friday, December 16th, 2016 in Henryetta at the age of 52.  She was born May 15, 1964 in Wichita, Kansas to Edwin Hite and Charlotte (Smith) Hite.

Frannie worked in Healthcare several years and worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant as well as CMA.

She is preceded in death by her mother, Charlotte Hite.

Frannie is survived by three daughters: Tarra Rozzell & fiance' Clinton Jones of Henryetta; Heather Albert of Henryetta; and Brittney Albert of Henryetta;
Two stepdaughters: Hollie Summers of Checotah; Stephanie Hatcher of Henryetta; grandson, Colton Hatcher of Henryetta; granddaughter, Nicole Summers of Hitchita; Her father, Edwin Hite and Jenny Donaldson of Belton, Missouri; a sister, Kimberly Thompson & husband Robert of Okmulgee;
a brother, Jerry Barnett of Okmulgee; very special friends, Peggy Johnson, Donna Johnson, & Tianne Carter.  Also survived by a host of friends and other relatives.

Viewing for Frannie will be on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 from 6 - 8pm.

Pallbearers will be, Scooter Robison, Clinton Jones, Jackie Carson, David Albert, Robert Lay & Alvin Foster.  Honorary Pallbearers will be, Casey Hatcher, Gary Light, Jim Reedy and Billy Johnson

Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at Integrity Chapel with Rev. Robert Lay and Rev. Charles Johnson officiating.  Interment will be at 2:00 p.m., Friday, December 23, 2016 at Fairview Cemetery in Mildred, Kansas under direction of Integrity Funeral Service.

Thursday, 15 December 2016 19:20

Lois Marie (Lock) Williams obit

Lois Marie (Lock) Williams, a longtime resident of Henryetta, passed from this life on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 in Henryetta at the age of 76. Lois was born on May 27, 1940 in Morris, Oklahoma to Frank A Lock and Dorothy Smith Lock. Lois grew up in Morris and attended school at Eram Public Schools. Lois attended several Baptist churches during her life. She loved to work puzzles, color with her grandchildren, and to follow "Family Feud" on television. Most importantly though, Lois was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter and sister and she will be missed by the many people who knew and loved her.

Lois married the love of her life, William Paul Williams in 1959 in Okemah. They remained happily married until Mr. Williams' death. Lois is also preceded in death by both her mother and father, three brothers, a sister, and her son, Frankie Joe Lock.

She is survived by her daughter, Susie Johnson and husband Bobby of Henryetta; a granddaughter, DarciJo Johnson of the home in Henryetta; a daughter, Corey Curry and husband J. Bob of Okmulgee; two sons, Allen Ray Williams and wife Terri of Morris and Jim Clay Williams and wife Angela Berryhill of Wilson; by 22 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren; a sister, Doris Sellers and husband Donald of Morris; four brothers, J.R. Lock of Muskogee, Ernie Lock and wife Linda of Tahlequah, Butch Lock and wife Alice of Arkansas, and Billy Lock and wife Barbara of New Mexico; a daughter-in-law, Connie Lock of Okmulgee; a former daughter-in-law, Tronia Ryder of Henryetta; and by a host of nieces, nephews, other extended family, and many good friends.

A celebration of Lois' life and memorial service will be held on Friday, December 23, 2016 at 1:00pm at Morris Cemetery in Morris, Oklahoma. Cremation and service arrangements have been entrusted to Integrity Funeral Service of Henryetta.

An Online Guestbook is available at http://www.integrityfuneralservice.com.

Thursday, 15 December 2016 18:53

Bill Deo obituary

Funeral Services are currently pending for Bill Deo, a resident of Henryetta, who passed away on Thursday, December 15, 2016 in Tulsa, Oklahoma at the age of 68.   Service information and survivors will be released as soon as the information has been finalized.   Services are under the direction of Integrity Funeral Service of Henryetta.

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