Obituaries

Tue
03
Feb

James Talmage Palmer Jr.

Tue
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.
Tue
20
Jan

Rita Jo Baldwin Crownover

Rita Jo Baldwin Crownover died on January 18, 2015, following a brief and unexpected illness. Rita was born in Anadarko, Oklahoma, on February 2, 1935, and spent her early years there before moving to Searcy, Arkansas. She attended Harding College, where she received her teaching degree. Her first teaching job was in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, and it was there that she met her husband Carl F. Crownover, while teaching him piano lessons. They were married in 1957, and had a daughter, Carla, in 1961. The family moved to Corpus Christi in 1966, where Rita was National New Neighbor of the Year, a member of the Garden Club, the Monday Forum, and a docent at the Art Museum. They moved to Austin, in 2007, to be closer to theirdaughter. Rita was a member of the Westover Hills Church of Christ. Rita was a dearly loved wife and devoted mother and a truly gracious and special lady. She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Carl F.

Tue
20
Jan

Dortha Lorane Nash

Dortha Lorane Nash of Amarillo, Texas, formerly of Cloud Chief, Oklahoma, went home to be with her Heavenly Father on January 16, 2015. She was born on November 20, 1924, to H.C. and Effie Black of Cloud Chief, Oklahoma. She married Sammie Nash on August 11, 1947. They had one son, Darrell. Mrs. Nash was preceded in death by her parents, her sister.

Tue
13
Jan

Rodney Wade Roark

Tue
13
Jan

Nora Mae Humphrey

Nora Mae Humphrey was born in Pampa, Texas, on August 28, 1929, and passed on January 9, 2015. Nora was the second of nine children born to Weynard Gus and Mable Estelle Kelly Slaughterback. She grew up
Tue
13
Jan

Margie Browning Jones, “Marge”

Margie Browning Jones, “Marge”, 82, of Prescott, Arizona, passed away on January 6, 2015, after a brief illness. She was born June 26, 1932, in Dill City, Oklahoma, to Theodore  and Minnie Mae (Bob) Browning. Marge is survived by her daughter, Pamela E. Jones, and her son-in-law, Dr. David Hess, Prescott, Arizona; her sister, Betty Lowder and sisters- in-law Nancy Browning, of Kansas, Mary Jones, Mildred Jones, Elsie Jones, and 
Tue
06
Jan

Mike Rhodes

Elliott Michael Rhodes, “Mike”, was born on April 29, 1946, to CW and Effie Mae (Smith) Rhodes in Casa Grande, Arizona, and passed away December 29, 2014, in Elk City, Oklahoma, at the age of 68. Mike was raised in the Casa Grande Valley area and was one of ten children. He married Jeannie Dickson August 6, 1971, in Coolidge, Arizona. Mike began his preaching career doing prison ministry. In 1991, he received his Preaching credentials. He preached at several locations in Oklahoma and Arizona. In 1996, Mike began preaching at the First Assembly of God Church in Sentinel, Oklahoma. He ministered to the Sentinel church for 12 years. Mike had to retire from the ministry in 2014 due to failing health. He was preceded in death by: his parents, three brothers and two sisters.

Tue
30
Dec

Homer Williams

Homer Ray Williams Jr. of Cordell was born May 18, 1919, in Sawyer, Kansas, to Homer Ray Williams Sr. and Ellen Eliza (Ewing) Williams and died Saturday, December 27, 2014, at the age of 95. Homer was raised in Wichita, Kansas. He and Viola got married May 1, 1938, in Wichita, Kansas, and lived in Colorado for a short time before moving to California in the mid 1940’s. Homer spent his career as a minister pastoring churches in California, Kansas, and Oklahoma. He came to pastor the Hydro United Methodist Church in 1977. Homer pastored numerous churches before his retirement in the late 1990’s. He was pastoring the Cloud Chief United Methodist Church until he retired. Homer enjoyed singing, writing songs, bird hunting, camping, fishing and proclaiming the word of God. He loved visiting and spending time with his family and friends. Homer was preceded in death by his parents; wife Viola in 2010; grandson Timothy Williams in 1996; and three brothers.

Tue
30
Dec

Helen J Young

Helen J. Young, age 86, passed away December 24, 2014, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She was born March 19, 1928, in Paradise, Texas, the daughter of Menzo D. and Flora A. (Martin) Cook. Helen was a homemaker and enjoyed taking care of her home. She was an accomplished seamstress and made many of her children’s clothes. Helen loved gardening and cooking for her family. She was a member of the Jehovah Witness Church in Hobart, Oklahoma. Her husband Billy Young, whom she married January 5, 1946, preceded her in death on June 7, 1999. A grandson, John W. Granchie, and a sister, Pat Miller, have also preceded her in death.

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