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Gary Prough 72, of Cordell

Gary Prough, 72, of Cordell, passed away January 10, 2019 in Oklahoma City. He was born December 12, 1946, in Hobart, to Harmon Henry and Edith Pauline (Russell) Prough.

He attended school in Gotebo, Oklahoma and graduated with the class of 1965. He continued his education by attending college in Okmolgee, where he graduated with a degree in Auto Parts.

Gary married Darla Dunn in 1966. Together, Gary and Darla had two sons; Steven Craig and Michael Chris.

Gary worked for DX Service Station in Cordell for several years. He later worked for Hoffman Oil in Clinton for several years before moving on to work for Tri-County Oil. He later went to work for Smith Oil driving a truck in the 1970s. He worked for them for 33 years until he retired May 31, 2006.

After retirement Gary helped with farming duties for Joe Maddux at MX Livestock.

Gary married Lillian Smith on April 23, 1988 and she preceded him in death on April 20, 2006.

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Melba Faye Dudgeon 87, of Burns Flat

Melba Faye Dudgeon, 87, of Burns Flat, was born Jan. 17, 1931, in Foss. She is the daughter of Olin Ragland Haggard and Bertha Corrine Tallifero. She made her way to heaven on Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, at Great Plains Regional Medical Center in Elk City, surrounded by her loving family.

Melba married her best friend and sweetheart, Albert Lawrence Dudgeon January 1, 1950, in Burns Flat. He preceded her in death June 25, 2017.

She enjoyed her family, she was a wonderful mother, care taker and cook. She also had a special bond with children.

Melba was an active member of Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Burns Flat, where she taught Sunday school and was involved in the women’s group.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, at the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Burns Flat. Rev. Jim Fisk will officiate and will be assisted by Rev. Duawn Mearns. Services have been entrusted to the care of Martin-Dugger Funeral Home in Elk City.

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Faye Franklin

Faye Franklin, 85, of Weatherford, passed away peacefully with family by her side on Dec. 24, 2018. She was born on May 17, 1933, to Roy and Alta (Cupp) Mosier in Dill City.

Faye grew up and attended school in Dill City, she met and married the love of her life Jimmie M. Franklin in Dill City. Faye stayed at home and raised her children then she worked for a short time at Stan’s Clothing Store. She also loved to sew, cook and travel with her husband Jimmie. They have traveled to 48 of the 50 states. She also loved going to all of her grandchildren’s sporting events and other activities. Faye was a member of the First United Methodist Church and Woman’s Organization. Faye will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.

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Nickey Dee Zimmerman

Nickey Dee Zimmerman, 64, was born March 8, 1954, to Archie and Lena Mae (Burk) Zimmerman in Hobart.

He attended school at Mtn. View and graduated in May 1972. He attended college for one semester at Murray State College in Tishamingo, and was on the livestock judging team. He returned home to work and married his high school sweetheart, Connie Pritchard, June 17, 1973.

Nickey became a Christian at the age of 18, after much persuasion from Connie to attend a revival. He decided the only way to shut her up was to attend Sunday morning services. When the invitation was given he took her by the hand and walked to the altar. With Connie holding his hand he asked Jesus into his heart. He became a member of First Baptist Church in Cordell and faithfully attended services.

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Russell George Thiessen

Russell George Thiessen, 64, of Cordell, passed away unexpectedly Dec. 17, 2018, at his home. He was born April 14, 1954, to Tony and Sybil (Havens) Thiessen in Cordell. Russell grew up and attended school in Cordell, graduating from Cordell High School in 1972. During his high school years he was in wrestling and finished second at state two years in a row. Russell and his father opened and owned a truck and tractor business for 10 years, then Russell began working for Cordell Public Schools. He enjoyed watching NASCAR, gardening, and loved to go fishing. Russell enjoyed telling jokes and loved being with his dogs. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Cordell Academic Foundation.

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Donald Dean Buehler

Donald Dean Buehler, 73, of Cordell, passed away unexpectedly on Dec. 17, 2018, at his home. He was born on Feb. 12, 1945, to Julius and Dora (Wollmann) Buehler in Clinton. Donald grew up and attended school in Cordell, graduating from Cordell High School in 1963. He joined the United States Army Reserves in 1969 and served his Country faithfully until his discharge in 1971. Donald then attended Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford, earning is Accounting Degree. He enjoyed spending time with his brother Harold, who preceded him in death in August 2016, and family/ best friends Doug Rose and his wife Sonia; Keith Javorsky and his wife Racquel; and J.C. Sperle and wife Pat; and most of all loved being with his dog Bud. Donald was a member of the Peace Lutheran Church. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.

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Bonnie Esther Giblet

Bonnie Esther Giblet was born April 30, 1965 in Rocky. She departed this world Dec. 15, 2018 at her home in rural Rocky, surrounded lovingly by family. She was 53.

Bonnie was the fourth of six children born to Doyle and Irene Sutton of Rocky. They grew up in a home dedicated to faith and family.

On Sept. 5, 1983, Bonnie married the love of her life and her best friend, Jeff Giblet, also of Rocky. Together, they had two children – their firstborn, Quinton, and daughter, Kassandra. Then, between 2014 and 2017, the couple adopted five more children – Jessiah, Miranda, Kaylee, Joshua, and Alex – who range in age from five to 12.

Bonnie lived a life defined by love.

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Leta Sue Goeringer

Funeral services for Leta Sue Goeringer, 71, of Foss were held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday in the Trinity Lutheran Church.

Goeringer died Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, at Weatherford Regional Hospital in Weatherford.

She was born Oct. 3, 1947, to J.C. Miller and Nelma Leona (Spradling) Miller in Ardmore. She was raised in Lone Groove and graduated from high school in 1966.

On Sept. 6, 1968, she married Eldon Goeringer in Lone Groove.

The couple made homes in Ardmore, Lawton, Oklahoma City, Piedmont and Foss.

Goeringer did bookkeeping, and she helped her husband farm for several years. She was a long-time and faithful member of Trinity Lutheran Church and was a member of WELCA women’s group and an avid supporter and participatant in the Oklahoma Via-De Christo group.

She was preceded in death by her father and son Eugene.

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Ashley Rene Whitledge

In Loving Memory of....

Ashley Rene Whitledge, 16, of Dill City, Oklahoma passed away in a motor vehicle accident on November 28, 2018 just outside of Dill City. She was born on December 12, 2001 to Phillip Wayne Whitledge & Jerri Annette in Hobart, Oklahoma. Ashley grew up and attended school in Sentinel, she was currently in the 11th grade. Ashley participated in the choir, Beta Club and was on the academic team. She loved animals, listening to music and most of all she loved her dogs Katie and Holly. Ashley will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.

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Larry Dale Russ

In Loving Memory of....

Larry Dale Russ, 64, of Cordell, Oklahoma passed away unexpectedly on November 25th, 2018 at the Cordell Memorial Hospital. He was born on October 27th, 1954 to Herbert and Bernice (Jansen) Russ in Clinton, Oklahoma.

Larry grew up and attended school in California, graduating from Ramona High School. After high school he attended college and entered the workforce as a Handyman doing multiple jobs in construction and repairs. Larry will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

Survivors include: Mother: Bernice Russ of the Home; Brother: Darrell Russ of Cordell, Oklahoma; two nieces: Shauna Jarvis of Weatherford, Oklahoma; Bobbi Jo Spitzer of Nobel, Oklahoma and many great nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by his Father; Sister: Renee' (Russ) Jowell.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. under the direction of Ray & Martha's Funeral Home Chapel in Cordell, Oklahoma.

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