Obituaries

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05
Jul

Lynn Delbert Richey

Lynn Delbert Richey, 92, of Cowden, Oklahoma, passed away July 1, 2016. He was born on March 1, 1924, in Agawam, Oklahoma, to Jeffrey H. Richey and Sallie Mc-Clellan Richey. Delbert lived most of his life in the Cowden community where he met and married the love of his life, Laura Etta Woodruff on March 17, 1945. His occupation was farming, but he also ran the Cowden Co-Op Station for 26 years. Delbert was a World War II Veteran who served in the U.S. Navy on the aircraft carrier USS Ranger. He will be remembered for his deep love of family and friends.

Tue
05
Jul

Thomas Sidney Greenwood

Thomas Sidney Greenwood was born February 18, 1924, in Knox City, Texas, to Thomas and Josie Greenwood and died on June 29, 2016. He was the oldest of five children and the family moved to Hale Center, Texas, when he was very young. Thomas attended schools in Hale Center and Plainview, graduating from Plainview High School in 1941. He attended and graduated from Texas Tech College in 1949, with a Bachelor of Science in Textile Engineering and was also a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Tom served as a Corpsman in the US Army as a surgical tech in WWII. He was stationed in Belgium France in a MASH unit. He married Patsy Ruth Brownd on May 26, 1946, in Abernathy. They celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary Memorial Day weekend, 2016, in Amarillo with family and friends. Tom was a successful manager of several textile factories and enterprises. He retired in Cordell, Oklahoma, at the age of 72, in 1993. He and Pat moved to Amarillo in December, 2005, and are current members of St.

Tue
28
Jun

Mary Frances McClure

Mary Frances McClure was born on February 11, 1920, in Purcell, Oklahoma, to Word and Sarah Eliza Cromwell. She left this earth on June 22, 2016, at the age of 96 in Denver, Colorado. Mary was raised in Eastern Oklahoma and attended high school in Stillwater, and graduated from Oklahoma State A & M, in 1941, with a Master’s Degree in Home Economics. Mary began her travels as a beautiful young lady. It was pretty unusual for someone to travel alone, but Mary loved her adventures. She traveled from California to New York, but made her way back to Oklahoma and began working as a dietician at the Baptist Hospital in Muskogee. Mary met the love of her life, Charlie McClure, in March, 1946, as he was on an ambulance call at the hospital that night. It was love at first site, in less than three months they were married. Mary and Charlie married May 10, 1946. They moved to Sentinel, in April of 1954, with their family and continued with their caring funeral careers.

Tue
28
Jun

Jimmie Dale Lemmon

Jimmie Dale Lemmon, Sr., 66, of Mountain View, Oklahoma, passed away Friday, June 24, 2016, at his home. He was born to J.C. and Lee Merle (Rhodes) Lemmon, December 17, 1949, in Hereford, Texas. Jimmie was united in marriage to Charlene Haworth, June 29, 1978, in Hobart, Oklahoma. In 1965, Jimmie and his family moved to Sentinel, Oklahoma, where he grew up, attended school, and worked learning body shop skills at Watsons Body Shop. He later settled in Oklahoma City, with his wife and children, where he worked for Charlie's Automotive Machine Shop for ten years. Jimmie was an avid fan of Harley Davidson Motorcycles and Fords. He enjoyed jigsaw puzzles, fishing, and spending time with his grandchildren.

Tue
28
Jun

Frankie Laverne Slatten Latham

Frankie Laverne Slatten Latham went peacefully to be with her Heavenly Father on Friday, June 24, 2016. She was born on July 28, 1929, in Cordell, Oklahoma. She was the daughter of James (Chub) Slatten and Jennie Mac (Beal) Slatten. Frankie was married to her husband and best friend of 67 years, John W. Latham of Lubbock, Texas. They were married on December 25, 1948, beside the Christmas tree in her parent’s home. She loved spending time with her family and friends, being “Gram” to her grandchildren, playing golf at Riverhill and watching golf on TV with John, traveling, reading, and attending the Slatten cousin reunions each year. All who knew her, loved her kind and joyful spirit. She attended Southcrest Baptist Church in Lubbock, Texas.

Tue
21
Jun

Noal Lynn Dobbs

Noal Lynn Dobbs, 46 of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, passed away on June 18, 2016, in Oklahoma City. Noal was born November 23, 1969, to Larry and Kathy (Dromgoole) Dobbs. He graduated from John Marshall High School in 1987. Noal married Jackie Elston on June 8, 1991. 
Tue
07
Jun

Roger Colten Byrd

Funeral services for R.C. Byrd, 23, Clinton, were held on Monday, May 23, 2016, in the First Christian Church, officiated by Doyle Kinney. Burial concluded in the Chapel Hill Cemetery under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home. Roger Colten Byrd was born May 25, 1992, to Bob Brent Byrd and
Tue
07
Jun

F.A. Clayton

F.A. Clayton was born July 9, 1928, on the family farm one mile west of Dill City, to George and Mary (Barnett) Clayton and passed away June 3, 2016, in Clinton, Oklahoma at the age of 87. F.A. was raised on the farm and attended school in Dill City, graduating in 1946.
Tue
07
Jun

Mattie Fay Boggs

Mattie Fay Boggs was born March 13, 1926, in Washita County on the family farm southeast of Cordell, to William and Leora (Dyer) Robinson and passed away June 2, 2016, in Weatherford, Oklahoma. Pat was raised on the family farm and attended school in Rocky, Oklahoma. As a young child Mattie had an
Tue
07
Jun

Ralph Baker Freeman

Ralph Baker Freeman, 92 of the Hobart and Sentinel area, passed away Wednesday evening June 1, 2016, at the Clinton Veterans Center. Ralph was a well respected farmer and cattleman in the Kiowa and Washita County areas, living on the county line and farming in these two counties since returning from World 

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