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Tuesday, 13 August 2013 09:38

Ronnie Harold "Butch" Sullivan obit

Ronnie Butch Sullivan obitRonnie Harold "Butch" Sullivan, a resident of rural Henryetta, passed away Sunday, August 11, 2013 at his home at the age of 71. He was born September 10, 1941 in Tulsa, OK to Ralph Harold Sullivan & Jewell (Eaton) Sullivan.

Butch proudly served in the US Army from 1961-1964

He married the love of his life, Norma Louise Johnson on September 22, 1966 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Butch was a charter member of Endtime Revival Tabernacle and loved his church family very much.

He loved his family and was full of joy always making people laugh. He collected the book series Chicken Soup For The Soul, he enjoyed making balloon animals for children and playing horseshoes.

Butch is survived by his wife, Norma "Bootsie" Sullivan of the home, son, Ron Sullivan & wife Susan of Henryetta, daughter, Melissa Stubbs & husband Rocky of Henryetta, and son, Lester Sullivan of Henryetta, 10 grandchildren, Tiffany Sullivan, Leslie Sullivan, Ron Michael Sullivan, Andrew Stubbs all of Henryetta, Briahna Kincade & husband Dylan of Wetumka, Nathan Sullivan, Makenna Stubbs, Tylor Sullivan, Bethany Sullivan, and Brooke Sullivan, great grandson, Seth Michael Sullivan and expected great grandson, Legend Wade Kincade, brother, George Sullivan of Tulsa, sister, Judy Salyers & husband David of Tulsa, and sister, Janice Schafran& husband Dennis of Raleigh, North Carolina, as well as a host of other relatives and friends.

Pallbearers will be Ron Michael Sullivan, Andrew Stubbs, James Page, Jason Page, Carl Page and Michael Page.

Honorary Pallbearers Rocky Stubbs, Michael O'Dell, Kenny Hutchcraft, David Salyers, Jerry D. Page Sr., Gary VanMeter, and Lewayne Tucker. Special Honorary Pallbearer, Rev. Carl VanMeter, founding pastor of Endtime Revival Tabernacle.

Viewing will be from 4-8pm on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 and Wednesday, August 14 from 8AM - 8PM at Integrity Funeral Service.

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 1:00 PM at Integrity Chapel with Rev. Michael VanMeter, officiating and Rev. James Page, assisting. Interment will follow at Endtime Revival Church Cemetery south of Henryetta with military honors by the US Army. Services are under the direction of Integrity Funeral Service.

Friday, 09 August 2013 08:20

Norma Ruth Couch obit

Norma Ruth Couch, loving wife, mother and nana, passed away Sunday evening, August 4, 2013at her home after a courageous battle with cancer.  She was 73 years of age.  Norma was born October 9, 1939 in Okmulgee to the late Everett and Stella (Milligan) Lawson.  She started school in Natura and later attended Rocky Hill School.  She graduated from Nuyaka School in 1957.  Norma married the love of her life, Jim Couch, on May 16, 1959 in Henryetta.  She loved her family dearly and enjoyed the time she spent with them.  Norma loved baking and her flower garden.  She was a wonderful homemaker and was co-owner and operator of the family cattle business.  She was a member of the Red Hat Club, Dripping Springs OHCE and the Nuyaka Baptist Church, where she served on numerous committees.

She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Jim Couch, two sons, Darren Couch and wife Shawna and Dane Couch and wife Paige and four grandchildren, Bryce, Kaitlyn, Ashton and Tyler Couch, all of Okmulgee.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Thursday, August 8, 2013 at the Nuyaka Baptist Church with Reverends Jarrod Kendall and Chad Eads officiating.  Interment will follow in the Morse Cemetery(Okfuskee County).  Casketbearers will be Jim Arnold, David Powers, Anthony Ivins, Gerald Toon, Larry Story and Steve Ennis.  Honorary Casketbearers will be Hayden Ivins, Bill Holcomb, Bob Turner, Benny Aspy, Dickie Melton and Truman McCall.  Friends may visit the funeral home on Wednesday from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Nuyaka Baptist Church Building Fund in Norma’s Memory.  Arrangements are under the direction of the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home of Okmulgee.

Friday, 09 August 2013 08:03

Alma Wadley Lackey obit

Alma Wadley Lackey, a resident of Okmulgee, passed away Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at the age of 94. She was born May 4, 1919 to Benjamin Harrison and Ester Lee (Wilson) Spears in Muldrow, Oklahoma. She was member of the Second Baptist Church in Okmulgee.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, James T. Wadley; second husband, David Lackey; two sons, David Mark and James Lee Wadley and numerous brothers and sisters.

Survivors include her son, Don Wadley and wife, Christie of Okmulgee; five grandchildren, Lance, Andy and Bruce Wadley, Kristina Parker and Sabina Wadley; seven great grandchildren, Phillip, Alma, Kate and Kylie Wadley, Lexi, Cadance and Karalynn Parker and numerous other relatives.

Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, August 9, 2013 at the Second Baptist Church with Dr. Bob Burch officiating. Burial will follow the service at the Okmulgee Cemetery under the direction of the Jackson Funeral Home and Crematory in Okmulgee.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Marvin Brady, Rodney Weller, Steve Weller, Everett Horn and Bobby Horn.

Visitation will be held Thursday from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Jackson Funeral Home in Okmulgee.

Friday, 09 August 2013 07:49

Axston Nichlos Herbert obit

Axston Nichlos Herbert, infant son of Alexandria Nicole Melson and Joshua Cody Herbert, was stillborn on Sunday, August 4, 2013 at St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa.  Axston's family includes his mom and dad, half brother, Karson Eugene Herbert, maternal grandmother, Donna Kaler, paternal grandmother, Teresa Herbert, maternal great grandmother, Estella Francis and paternal great grandparents, Wyley and Verna Cramer.  Services for Axston will be held 10:00 A.M., Friday, August 9, 2013 at the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home Chapel with Darin Smith officiating.  Interment will follow in the Silver Springs Cemetery.

Tuesday, 30 July 2013 21:22

Mark Stephen Whitfield obit

Mark Stephen Whitfield, 57, former Okmulgee resident died in Denison Texas on Monday, July 29, 2013.  He was born in Henryetta, Oklahoma on September 21, 1955 to James Don and Dorothy M. (Rutherford) Whitfield.  Mark was preceded in death by a brother Phillip James Whitfield and grandparents Tom and Effie Rutherford and Otis and Emily Whitfield.

Survivors include his wife Lana Whitfield of Denison, TX, two sons Mark and his wife Lori Whitfield of Okmulgee, Matthew and his wife Jen Whitfield of Germany, a sister Becky and her husband Jim Hays of Broken Arrow, OK , one niece Amber and three nephews Brady, Phillip and Kevin, other relatives and friends.

A memorial service for Mark will be on Saturday, August 3, 2013 at 11:00 am at the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home Chapel in Okmulgee,OK with Rev. Bryan Brooks officiating.

Tuesday, 30 July 2013 11:19

Johna Marie Richardson-Cook obit

Johna Marie Richardson-Cook died Friday, July 26, 2013 at 37 years of age.  Johna was born June 3, 1976 in Tulsa to John Edward and Donna June (Crane) Richardson.  She was a graduate of Beggs High School Class of 1995.  On February 14, 2011 she married Paul Delaney Cook.  She loved country music, dancing, sunshine and her kids.  Johna worked as an office clerk at the Tulsa RV Ranch.

She was preceded in death by her mother in 1998.  Johna is survived by her husband Paul of the home, her father John Richardson, two sons: Hunter Cole Morris and Matthew Michael Morris, step son Jakob Dylan Cook, one granddaughter on-the-way, all of Beggs, sister LaDonna Anderson and husband Jerry of Kansas, sister Kymberly Lewis of Okmulgee, twin sister Julie Rogers and husband Brian of Okmulgee, three uncles: Joe Richardson, Danny Richardson and Willie Richardson and wife Aunt Kathleen, two nieces, three nephews, in-laws: Paul and Beverly Cook of Beggs, a very special  friend Joyce Taylor and a host of other great nieces, great nephews, relatives and friends.  

A funeral service celebrating Johna’s life will be held on Friday, August 2, 2013 at 2:00 P.M. at the Crossroads Baptist Church in Beggs with Pastor Travis Markes and Reverend David Hamilton officiating.  Interment will follow at the Beggs Cemetery.  Casket bearers are Jerry Anderson, Ron Jordan, Brian Harjo, Mickey Sheffer, Jason Sadler and Doug Harding.  Friends may visit the Beggs Funeral Home on Thursday from 12:00 – 8:00 P.M.  Memories, condolences, photos and videos may be shared with the family on Johna’s tribute page at www.mcclendon-winters.com

Henry Joseph Moll, longtime Okmulgee resident, died in Okmulgee Friday, July 19, 2013 at 102 years of age.  Henry was born in Lawton, Oklahoma on February 7, 1911 to Edmund William and Frances Albertine (Scholten) Moll.  In 1921 he moved from Lawton to Okmulgee.  Henry was employed at the Beatrice Creamery for eight years before becoming the manager of Rogers Lumber where he worked for 28 years, retiring in 1973. After his retirement from the lumber company, Henry loved a game of golf and taking his bass boat to the surrounding lakes.  At a century of age he was still mowing his own yard and was asking his friends to pray for his eyesight so he could keep driving to morning Mass each day.  He was a veteran of the United States Army Air Corps and a member of the St. Anthony Catholic Church since 1922.
Henry was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Ethel Schlather Moll, son Jim Schlather, sister Frances Moll, and a brother Fr. Boniface E. Moll, OSB.
          
He is survived by his daughter-in-law Rita Schlather and two granddaughters: Jamie Schlather and Suzanne Wise and many devoted friends.
        
A Rosary service will be on Tuesday at 7 pm at the McClendon-Winters Chapel and the Mass of Christian Burial will be on Wednesday, 10 am at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Fr. Josh Litwack will be the Celebrant.  Pallbearers will be Larry Biddle, Art Porter, Robert Marick, Jett Gill, Gilbert York and Doug Agnew , Bennie Wileman will serve as an Honorary Pallbearers.  Viewing will be at the funeral home on Tuesday 1 until 8 pm.

Sunday, 28 July 2013 13:38

Pamela (Carney) McCabe obit

Pamela (Carney) McCabe, 55, went to heaven to be with loved ones on Friday, July 26, 2013 in Okmulgee.  Pam was born in Oklahoma City, Ok on June 9, 1958 to Max and Sue Goodman.  She graduated from Okmulgee High School in 1976.  Attended OSU and was always a loyal OSU Cowboy fan.  She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Okmulgee.  She was preceded in death by her father Max Goodman, grandparents Velma and Charlie Johnson, Eunice and Russell Goodman and uncle L.E. Sheldon, cousin Dean Sheldon and Tom Carney.

She is survived by her children, Patrick and Katy Carney, mother Sue Goodman, sister Lori and her husband Rex Jones, niece Natalie Jones all from Okmulgee, niece Kelli Jones of Colorado, aunt Joyce Sheldon and cousin Lisa and Sandi from Illinois.  Also life long friend Jimmy Williams and the Williams family.

A Memorial service for Pam will be on Monday at 11:00 am, at the McClendon-Winters Chapel with Rev. Brian Matthews officiating.

 

Wednesday, 24 July 2013 17:58

J. W. Harjo Jr. obit

J. W. Harjo Jr. of Okemah, Oklahoma, age 45, died Tuesday, July 23, 2013      

Occupation:    Laborer

WAKE SERVICE: Greenleaf Indian Baptist - 7pm Friday, July 26

Service Date:    2:00 PM Saturday, July 27th, 2013

Place of Service:    Greenleaf Indian Baptist Church, Okemah, Oklahoma

Interment:    Quarsarty Cemetery - Cromwell, OK

Services are being handled by Integrity Funeral Service.

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

Tuesday, 23 July 2013 22:17

Brett Steven Gross obit

Brett Steven Gross was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma on September 24, 1960, the youngest son of George W. Gross and Evelyn M. Gross. Brett attended Rogers High School in Tulsa. He worked as a CNC operator at Johnson Mfg., Wood Systems, Fadco and Oklahoma Fixture Company/Penloyd.

Brett was preceded in death by both of his parents and by his grandparents, Zula Laru Wakefield Gross and Charles F. Gross of Export, Pennsylvania; Ehtel C. Migchelbrink McAlexander and Clarence H. McAlexander of Holton, Kansas; and brother-in-law, Robert E. Miller of Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Brett is survived by his aunt, Vera Roberts; uncle, Forrest McAlexander; brother, Rodney W. Gross and sister-in-law, Barbara Gross; sister, Carol J. Harris and brother-in-law, Dan Harris; sister, Donna M. Miller; and brother, Gary R. Gross and sister-in-law Kristi D. Gross; and thirteen nephews, Wade Harris, Glenn Harris, Lloyd Harris, Brian Miller, Chris Miller, Aaron Miller, Phillip B. Gross, Eric R. Gross, Lance C. Gross, Steven E. Gross, Adam W. Gross, Nathan gross and Michael S. gross; and four nieces, Alicia Moore, Tami Hardway, Angie Jordan and Michelle M. Rollings; numerous great-nieces and great-nephews; and many cousins and friends.

Brett loved to play his guitar, planting in his yard and reading his Bible. He was a beloved son, brother, uncle, nephew and friend. Gone home for his final healing.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, July 25, 2013 at the Add'Vantage Funeral Service Chapel, 9761 East 31st Street, Tulsa, Oklahoma. Pastor Chip Bendel will officiate.

Condolences may be posted to the guestbook located on this page. Photographs and Life Stories may also be submitted to this online memorial.