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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.
Charles Wayne Tiger
Place of Residence: Weleetka, Oklahoma
Died: Saturday, December 24, 2016
Service Date: 1:00 PM Wednesday, December 28th, 2016
Place of Service: Hutchechuppa Indian Baptist Church, Weleetka, Oklahoma
Interment: Hutchechuppa Indian Baptist Church Cemetery
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
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.
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.
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.
Denise Jane Ude, a resident of Henryetta passed away Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 in Henryetta at the age of 56. Services are pending with Integrity Funeral Service.
An Online Guestbook is available at http://www.integrityfuneralservice.com.
Linda Elaine Hubbard, a resident of Henryetta, passed from this life on Tuesday, October 10, 2016 in Talihina, Oklahoma at the age of 70. Linda was born on September 2, 1946 in Oildale, California to Earl E. Yaugher and Wanda L Heard Yaugher.
Linda grew up in Orange County, California. After high school, Linda joined the U.S. Army in 1966. After serving in the Army, Linda received her honorable discharge. Following her military service, Linda faithfully served as a longtime member and officer with the Amvets organization in Orange County. Linda worked professionally primarily as a bookkeeper. She retired from her career after 40 years of service, while employed with the City of Porterville, CA. She moved back to Henryetta, OK in 2015.
Linda was married to Virgil Raymond Hubbard on March 26, 1990 in Las Vegas, Nevada.. They remained happily married for approximately 25 years before Raymond's death. Linda loved to read and to play bingo. Most of all, Linda enjoyed time spent with her daughters, her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Linda was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and daughter and she will be missed by the many people who knew her.
She is preceded in death by her mother and father; her husband, Virgil Raymond Hubbard; a daughter, Wendy Roper Lehman; a grandson, Doug Newman; and by two sisters and two brothers.
Linda is survived by her daughter, Heather Lehman Michna and husband John of OakHill, CA; by six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren; and by a sister, Karen Murphy and husband Willie of Henryetta.
Following cremation, a private memorial service will be held at a later date, with interment at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery in Santa Nella, California. Services have been entrusted to Integrity Funeral Service of Henryetta.
Betty Miller Reamer, lifelong Okmulgee resident, passed away Friday, October 7, 2016 at St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa. She was 97 years of age. Betty was born January 17, 1919 in Okmulgee to the late Gus and Nannie (Thomas) Miller. She graduated from Okmulgee High School in 1937 and later married E.G.”Bud” Reamer. Betty worked at the Okmulgee County Court House, Okmulgee Abstract Office and then retired from Pine Properties after 38 years. She had been an avid bowler and a Pony Girl. Betty had also served as a leader in Weight Watchers, was a member of the Morris Assembly of God, the Ladies Outreach Red Hat Group and the First Priority Club. She loved to knit and crochet, having made 167 framed names for her family and friends.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Bud Reamer, a brother, J.B. Miller and a nephew, Randy Miller. She is survived by a brother, Gene Miller and wife GeeGee of Austin Texas, her longtime friend and caretaker, Carol and Phil Gilstrap and their family, nieces and nephews, Jo Ann Brady, Sharon Reamer, Rocky Reamer, Danny Miller, Rick Miller, Terry Miller and Larry Miller, and numerous great, great-great and great-great-great nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held 2:00 P.M. Thursday, October 13, 2016 at the Morris Assembly of God with Reverends Raymond Doke and Richard Carender officiating. Interment will follow in the Okmulgee Cemetery. Casketbearers will be Danny Miller, Rick Miller, Mark Brady, Don Fitzgerald, Daniel Hodge, and Larry Miller. The visitation with friends and family will be held Wednesday from 6:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M. at the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice in Betty’s memory. Arrangements have been entrusted to the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home of Okmulgee.