Obituaries

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18
Feb

Stanley Joshua Hill

Chief Master Sergeant (Ret.) Stanley Joshua Hill went home to be with the Lord on January 13, 2015. He is survived by: his devoted and adorable wife of 72 years, Betty; three daughters, Pat Hotchkiss (Richard), Sherry Cowen (Les), and Jacque Takano (Kaz); five grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren; two sisters-inlaw and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by five sisters and one brother. Stan was born on July 31, 1932, in Williford, Arkansas, and was the youngest child of Andrew and Cora Hill. He was raised in Cordell, Oklahoma, and attended Cloud Chief High School where he graduated with honors as highschool valedictorian. Stan’s greatest loves in this life were God, family, his country and fishing. A life characterized by service, he joined the Army Air Corps shortly after he and Betty were married in 1942. He transitioned from the Army Air Corp to the Air Force after the end of World War II.

Wed
18
Feb

Terry Glenn Bryant

Terry Glenn Bryant died unexpectedly on February 13, 2015, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, at the young age of 58. Terry is survived by his father, Ted George Bryant of Cordell; wife, Carol Marie Bryant of the home; children, Drs. Tyson and Kristine Bryant of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Jayton Bryant of Cordell, Logan Robertson of Weatherford, Oklahoma, Private Garrett Robertson of Fort Drum, New York, Clay Mackey and wife Shannon, and their son Stone of Sayre, Oklahoma, and Kylee Campbell, her daughter Abby, and son Ty of Monett, Missouri. Terry is preceded in death by his mother, Sharon Bryant; maternal grandparents, Sidney and Ella Johnston; and paternal grandparents, George Dewy and Jenny Ruth Bryant. Terry Glenn Bryant was born January 13, 1957, in Mangum, Oklahoma, to Ted and Sharon Bryant. They established residence in Monahans, Texas; however, Mangum continued to also be a place their family called home. Terry graduated high school in May of 1975, in Monahans.

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18
Feb

Kay Griffin

Kay Griffin, of Oklahoma City, passed away Monday, February 9, 2015. Kay was born on September 22, 1933, in Cloud Chief, Oklahoma. She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Burrell “Bud” Griffin, her parents, Casper and Rena Mae Goesling and sister, Phyllis Gillihan. She is survived by her nephew, Jeff Gillihan and wife, Rita and children, Kasey and Darren and her niece, Juli Schroeder and husband, Jim and their children, Brooke and Austin. She is also survived by sister- in-law, Gerri Henderson and husband, Tom, and brother- in-law, Kenneth Gillihan. Kay retired from Carrier Corporation after many years of service. Kay was blessed with many wonderful friends and neighbors that she dearly loved. Graveside services were held at 1:00 p.m., on Saturday, February 14, 2015, at Lawnview Cemetery in Cordell, Oklahoma.

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10
Feb

William Howard Megli

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10
Feb

Sarah Elizabeth Megli

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03
Feb

Brenda Joy Wade

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03
Feb

Harry “Glenn” Cook

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03
Feb

Earl E. Caves

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03
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James Talmage Palmer Jr.

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27
Jan

B.F. Ralph Perry

B.F. Ralph Perry, 82, passed away at home, peacefully surrounded by family, on Wednesday, January 21, 2015, in Hobart, Oklahoma. He was born February 17, 1932, in  Kingston, Arkansas. Ralph is the youngest child
in his family. His dad, Benjamin F.S. Perry, wife Martha Emaline Morning (Hathrone), was the youngest child in  his family. His grandfather, Samuel E. Perry was the oldest child of Job W. Perry and Sarah Jane (Wilson) Perry.
Ralph moved to Rocky, Oklahoma, at a young age. He graduated from Rocky High School in 1951.  He joined the U.S. Navy in 1952, serving on the U.S. Hamul. Ralph served as a refrigeration mechanic. Ralph retired after ten years of Civil Service at the Naval Undersea Warfare Engineering Station, Keyport, Washinton. Ralph was authorized commendations in United Nations, Korean Service, National Defense, Good Conduct and Vietnam.

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