Obituaries

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23
Oct
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Ricky Lynn White

Ricky Lynn White was born on September 19, 1952. He entered into heaven on October 15, 2018. Rick was born to Leland and Geraldine White in Sentinel, Oklahoma. He was raised in Sentinel and graduated in 1970. Rick was a star track athlete and salutatorian of his graduating class. He graduated summa cum laude from Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford, Oklahoma with a business degree. Rick married his high school sweetheart, Delores Ann Yount, on May 25, 1973, in Sentinel, Oklahoma. They lived in the Oklahoma City area for two years while Rick was a bank examiner. They returned and made their home in Sentinel. Rick worked for over 40 years at the State Bank of Rocky and the Bank of Cordell until his retirement in August 2014. The majority of those 40 years were spent working with three of his best friends: Ernie, Becky, and Rita.

Tue
23
Oct
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Helen Rae Weese

Helen Rae Weese, 95-yearold resident of Cordell, Oklahoma, passed from this life on October 19, 2018. Helen was born on May 30, 1923 to Clay and Martha (Mc- Clain) Cocannouer in Watonga, Oklahoma. Helen attended school at Watonga, before going on to earn her GED. As a young woman during World War II, Helen moved to Seattle, Washington, for three years and worked at the Boeing plant putting decals on the instrument panels on B-29 airplanes. Following this, Helen went on to attend nursing school at the Frank Phillips College, where she earned her certificate as an LPN. On August 17, 1947, Helen was married to Buford (Pete) Weese, Sr. in El Reno, Oklahoma. To this union were born two sons, Buford Weese, Jr and Geary Weese.

Tue
23
Oct
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Ona Louise Sappington

Ona Louise Sappington was born to Dallas Rudolph Williams and Hazel Irene Head Williams September 25, 1945 at Florence Hospital, Cordell Oklahoma. She passed from this life at Cordell Christian Home on October 14, 2018. Ona attended and graduated from Cordell Schools. On July 30, 1982, Ona and Lonnie Sappington were united in marriage at Wheeler, Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents, Dallas and Hazel Williams; a bother, Tommy Williams; a son, Kyle Garrison. Ona is survived by her husband, Lonnie of the home; a brother, Vonnie Williams and wife, Elk City; four step children: Kendall Garrison and family, Amarillo, Texas; Byron Garrison and family, Lubbock, Texas; Donnie Sappington and wife Linda, Oklahoma City; Kimberly Coniglio and husband Mike, Norman, Oklahoma; four grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Tue
23
Oct
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Lillie Viola Winingham

Lillie Viola Winingham, 90, of Cordell, Oklahoma passed away peacefully on October 19, 2018. She was born on October 8, 1928, to Ted and Ida (Becker) Lenaburg in Cordell, Oklahoma. Lillie grew up in Cordell and graduated from Cordell High School. She later met and married Forrest Winingham on July 1, 1960, at the First Presbyterian Church in Cordell, Oklahoma. She was a lifelong member of the First Presbyterian Church in Cordell where she had many friends whom she treasured. Lillie enjoyed being with her family and friends. She was always one to let you know how proud she was of you and let you know that you were loved. She had a great sense of humor and always enjoyed sharing a joke. She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her. Lillie worked in the public for 60 years.

Tue
16
Oct
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Shirley Elaine Harris

Shirley Elaine Harris, 84, of Cordell, Oklahoma passed away peacefully with family by her side on October 10th, 2018 at the Cordell Christian Home in Cordell, Oklahoma. She was born on July 19th, 1934 to Sam and Elsie (Hines) Downs in Cordell. She grew up and attended school in Cordell graduating high school in 1951. Shirley met and married her high school sweetheart Buddy Maddox in this union was born two sons; Mike and Don. Later she met Doyle Harris and they married, he also precedes her in death. Shirley worked as the Secretary at Oklahoma Natural Gas for many years. She loved her family and will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.

Tue
09
Oct
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Glenn W. Doss

Glenn W. Doss was born on Sunday, July 30, 1939 in Shamrock, Texas to the late Henry Basil and Billie (Copeland) Doss. Glenn passed away at his home in the Wilson Community near Henryetta on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at the age of 79. He married Marianne Paschke in Indiana on July 3, 1966. Preceding Glenn in death is his parents, brother Henry Basil (H.B.) Doss II, grandparents Zetta Louise “Nan” Copeland and Herbert “Daddy Herb” Copeland, and Henry Tanner and Ollie Doss, brother-in-law Williams B. Mann. Those left to cherish the memories of Glenn is his wife of the home Marianne Doss, daughter Frances Anne (Doss) Huntsberger of Preston, son Henry Oskar Doss of Yukon, sister Sheila Jo French of Alabama, grandchildren Kimberly (USN) and Robert Huntsberger, Bishop, Asher, and Knox Doss and sister-inlaw, Helene Mann of Virginia.

Tue
09
Oct
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Mike Randall Henry

Mike Randall Henry, 60, of Cordell, Oklahoma passed away peacefully with his family by his side on October 4th, 2018 in Clinton, Oklahoma. He was born on January 5th, 1958 to Earley Nelson and Leona (Stehr) Henry in Cordell, Oklahoma. Mike grew up and attended school Cordell graduating Cordell High School in 1976. During his senior year in high school he worked for the Cordell Christian Home, after graduation he went to work for Freightliner Sportchassis and remained there for 12 years. Mike met and married the love of his life Diann Hueter on August 31, 1988 in Mable Hill, Missouri. They made their home in Cordell and raised their two boys. Mike began working for Mars Pet Care in Clinton and worked until his health began to fail.

Tue
09
Oct
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Alfred Elizondo

Mass of Christian Burial for Alfred Elizondo, 59 year-old Hinton, Oklahoma resident, will be held Friday, October 12, 2018, 10:00 A.M. at St. Eugene Catholic Church in Weatherford with Father Christopher Tran officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Lockstone Funeral Home of Weatherford, Oklahoma. The Rosary service will be held Thursday, October 11, 2018, 6:30 p.m. at Lockstone Funeral Home in Weatherford, Oklahoma. Alfred was born October 5, 1958, in Big Spring, Texas to Gabriel and Maria (Benavidez) Elizondo and passed away Thursday, October 4, 2018, at OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Alfred was raised and attended school in Colony, graduating from Washita Heights High School in 1976. He earned a Bachelor degree from Southwestern Oklahoma State University.

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09
Oct
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Max Wayne Boothe

Max Wayne Boothe was born June 11, 1945 in Elk City, Oklahoma to Wayne Claude & Mary Lee (Stafford) Boothe. He met the love of his life, Phyllis Ann Kiehn, in the church nursery at First Baptist Church, Cordell, in 1947. As a young man, Max accepted Jesus as his Lord and Savior and dedicated his life to living by Godly principals. He graduated from Cordell High School in 1963 and was married to his high school sweetheart, Phyllis, on May 28, 1965. To this union two children were born, Max Shane Boothe and Kristy Dawn (Boothe) Spalding. Max graduated from Oklahoma State University in 1967. He taught Vocational Agriculture in Roy, New Mexico and Corn, Oklahoma. In 1974, he co-founded Cordell Metal Buildings and added Cordell Redi-mix Concrete a couple years later.

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02
Oct
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Carrola Walters

January 20, 1940 in Canute Oklahoma to Tony and Katie (Grossman) Spieker. She passed away in Midwest City, Oklahoma on September 24, 2018 at the age of 78 years, 8 months, and 4 days. Carrola grew up on the family farm north of Canute and attended school at Holy Family graduating in 1958. After graduation she began working at the ASC office and later the Air Force Base in Burns Flat working in the accounting office. She was married to Jody Walters on January 27, 1962 at Holy Family Church. In the late 60’s she began working for the United States Post Office where she continued for 35 years until her retirement in 2002. It was during this time that Carrola continued to farm the family farm west of Burns Flat. She was an active member of the National Rural Letter Carriers Association and was also a long time member of the St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Cordell, OK. Carrola also enjoyed antiquing, collecting dolls and stamps and spending time with her family and especially her sisters.

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