Obituaries

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Anna Lou Parks

Anna Lou Parks passed away Saturday, February 28, 2015, at the age of 90. She was born at Rosebud, Texas, on June 12, 1924, to Erie Thomas and Mary Frances (Sommersfield) Mock. Anna Lou was the youngest with two brothers, Haskell and Irvin and two sisters, Dorothy and Earline. The family later moved to the Roosevelt, Oklahoma, area and the children attended Roosevelt Schools. She learned many skills in
Home Economics which were used extensively in later years with a farming household and sewing for the public. Anna Lou graduated in 1942, and the following year married R.E. Parks on August 7, 1943.
To this union two sons were born. Ronald in 1948, and Richard in 1952. The family lived on farms North of Rocky for many years. Anna was a farmer’s wife, gardening and canning. Anna Lou started to work

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Feb

Harry Floyd Leppke

Funeral services for Harry Floyd Leppke, 83 year-old Corn, Oklahoma resident, were held Wednesday, February 18, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. at Corn Mennonite Brethren Church, with Tim Sandy and Ken Gardner officiating. Burial followed in the Corn Mennonite Brethren Cemetery, under the direction of Lockstone Funeral Home. Harry Floyd Leppke was born January 11, 1932, in Corn, Oklahoma, to Ezra and Selma (Flaming) Leppke and passed away Sunday, February 15, 2015, at Weatherford Regional Hospital. Harry was raised on a farm southeast of Corn and when he began attending Pleasant View’s one room schoolhouse, he only spoke German. He finished school at Corn Bible Academy and graduated in 1950. After high school, he served in the alternative service during the war and helped his dad farm. He also did carpentry work over the years and started his own metal building business. Harry married Ida Belle Kirkpatrick on May 23, 1958, in Enid, Oklahoma, and they made their home southeast of Corn.

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18
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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.

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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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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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William Howard Megli

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Sarah Elizabeth Megli

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Brenda Joy Wade

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Harry “Glenn” Cook

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Earl E. Caves

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