Obituaries

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03
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Christopher Landers, Sr.

Funeral Services for Christopher Landers, Sr., 41, Clinton resident was held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, October 2, 2017, in the First Baptist Church of Clinton, officiated by Pastor David Corley, under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home. By a prior request of Christopher, his body will be cremated following funeral services. Christopher Michael Landers, Sr. was born on July 14, 1976, to Mary (Williams) Landers- Allison and Mark Landers in Clinton, Oklahoma, and passed away Tuesday, September 26, 2017, in Cordell, Oklahoma. Christopher or “Bubba”, as he was known by family, was raised and attended school in Clinton. He has been employed by Hamblin Electric and most recently he was employed by the City of Cordell, as an electrical lineman. He also did home remodeling, as well as collecting junk iron and metals.

Wed
27
Sep
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Mary Ward

Mary Virginia Adams Ward was born at Burns Flat (Washita County), Oklahoma, to John and Lenora (Morgan) Adams and was the youngest of nine children.

She was educated in Oklahoma. After college, Mary was employed by the Federal Government and retired from the Naval Engineering Command in Washington, D.C. During her career with the government, she received many awards and promotions in recognition of her work.

Mary enjoyed her friends and associates gained during employment with the government. She was a people person.

Mary was a member of Easter Star, St. John's Methodist Church, National Association for Female Executives, International Association of Turtles, Inc., Red Hatters, and Cosmopolitan Club.

Her hobbies included bridge, reading, dancing, travelling, gardening, interior decorating, and cooking/entertaining.

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27
Sep
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Joyce Carroll

Joyce Lee Carroll went to be with her Lord and Savior on September 23, 2017, after a lengthy battle with Alzheimers.

She was born on December 15, 1929, in Gotebo, Oklahoma, to Lee and Rena Barton.

Joyce married the love of her life, Glen Carroll, on August 22, 1945.

Throughout her life she served the Lord and faithfully served in the many roles of being a pastor's wife. Her special love was teaching little children about Jesus.

She was a loving and caring mother to her three children and worked outside the home to help support her family. Many of those years were spent working in the catalog department at JCPenney. She always had a smile and hug for everyone.

She delighted in pampering her grandchildren. All of whom remember grandma's candy drawer and the special treat of breakfast with grandma: Pepsi and Honey Buns.

Wed
27
Sep
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Rosemary Spalding

Rosemary Spalding passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 20, 2017, at the age of 88. She was born in Cordell, Oklahoma, to Robert Gregory and Nora (Standerfer) Knie on August 8, 1929.

She graduated Cordell High School in 1947, and attended Southwestern State College where she received a Bachelor’s of Science in Education.

Rosemary taught school in Rocky. During that time, she met the love of her life, Charles R. (Bob) Spalding. They were married October 4, 1952, at the First Baptist Church in Cordell.

In the early years of their marriage, Rosemary and Bob lived in Ardmore, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Oklahoma City, with Bob’s job at Standard Oil. They returned home to Cordell in 1966, where they raised their two sons.

Rosemary was a homemaker, but was also involved with Knie Spalding Insurance and Real Estate, and the family farming operation.

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27
Sep
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Dr. Emery Suderman

A Celebration of Life Service for Dr. Emery L. Suderman of Enid, was held at 2:00 p.m., on Tuesday, September 26, 2017, in the Bible Mennonite Brethren Church, Cordell, Oklahoma, with Reverend Kevin Creed officiating. Burial followed in the Bible Mennonite Brethren Church Cemetery, under the direction of Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home.

Dr. Emery L. Suderman, D.O., 81, known to friends and patients simply as “Dr. Emery”, died on September 22, 2017, in Enid, Oklahoma.

Emery was born to Leonard and Christine (Epp) Suderman on October 7, 1935, in Mountain Lake, Minnesota. He was the youngest of four boys.

He graduated from Mountain Lake High School in 1953. Emery’s high school basketball team played in the Minnesota state championship game his senior year.

He also played basketball at Tabor College in Hillsboro, Kansas, and completed his undergraduate degree in pre-medicine in 1957.

He was married to Inez Javorsky in Bessie, Oklahoma, on July 29, 1960.

Tue
19
Sep
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Noma Price

Noma Mae Price was born November 22, 1919, in Washita County, Oklahoma, to Dovie Belle (Brown) and Fred Trader. She passed away September 17, 2017, at Elk City, Oklahoma, at the age of 97 years, nine months and 25 days. Noma Mae grew up in Burns Flat and Borger, Texas. She attended Burns Flat High School where she played basketball and was a member of the graduating class of 1937. The day after graduation, May 1, 1937, she was married to Clyde Boone Price at Cordell. Together they primarily lived in the Burns Flat and Canute area. In 1947, they moved to the Price Farm where they raised their family. In 1972, she was part of the first graduating class of the LPN program at Western Oklahoma Area Vocational Technical Center. She later worked at the Sentinel Nursing Home and the Cordell Christian Home for 20 plus years.

Wed
13
Sep
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MaryAnn Wiest

MaryAnn Wiest, 78, of Cordell, Oklahoma, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 10, 2017, at the Corn Heritage Village. MaryAnn was born on July 31, 1939, in Hobart, Oklahoma, to Orval and Willie (Mc- Donald) Morris. She attended school in Rocky, Oklahoma, graduating in 1957. A year later MaryAnn married her sweet heart Clayton Edwin Wiest on March 14, 1958, in Cordell. She worked for the Department of Human Services. A few years later she became supervisor and worked for a total of 35 years, retiring in 2001. MaryAnn was a member of the 4th and College Church of Christ. She loved being with her family and will be missed by all who knew her.

Wed
13
Sep
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Lanny Holman

Lanny Leon Holman, a longtime resident of Washita County, Oklahoma, died August 8, 2017, at the age of 56. Lanny was born on November 6, 1960, in Rocky, Oklahoma, to Charles and Idell (Madden) Holman. He was raised in Rocky and attended school in Cordell. Lanny was an artist and enjoyed painting and welding. He also enjoyed camping and spending time with family and friends. Lanny is preceded in death by his father Charles Holman; one Sister, Gayla Humphrey; one infant sister, Vicki; two sons, Jackie Ray and Wyatt Owen. He is survived by his mother, Idell Holman of Rocky; two daughters, Destiny Holman of Hinton and Kattie Dobbs of Cordell; one son, Jake Dobbs of Rocky; twelve grandchildren; three sisters, Dwan Elston and husband, Dickie; Dixie Byrd and husband, Brad; Hilda Humphrey and husband, Keith, all of Rocky; and a host of dear family and friends.

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13
Sep
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Jolando Hill

Jolando (Jo) Gayle (Deeds) Hill was born on June 28, 1936, in Rocky, Oklahoma, to David Bennett and Grace Opal (Galloway) Deeds, and passed away on September 11, 2017, in Weatherford, Oklahoma, at the age of 81. Graveside services are set for 10:00 a.m., on Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at Lone Star Cemetery in Rocky, with Buck Nicholson officiating and Steve Strickler also speaking. Services will be under the direction of Lockstone Funeral Home. Jo grew up on her family’s farm outside of Rocky, where she enjoyed riding on the tractor with her father, climbing trees and watching the clouds float by. She was a talented singer and piano player and performed numerous recitals as a child. Jo was a proud Rocky Buffalo, graduating from Rocky High School in 1954, where she played basketball and was a cheerleader. The previous year, at the age of 16, she had married her high school sweetheart, Benny Joe Hill, on May 1, 1953.

Tue
12
Sep
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Nona Penner

Nona Vinita (McLemore) Penner of Yukon, Oklahoma, passed to eternal life on September 5, 2017. She was born April 28, 1925, to Henry and Mary (Cross) McLemore, and raised on the farm near Colony, Oklahoma. She attended Cobb Creek School and Colony High School. Nona worked at Douglas Field, now Tinker Air Force Base, as a “Rosie the Riveter.” She married Daniel Penner on September 7, 1946. They lived on a farm at Dill, and then moved to Catoosa, where nephews Phil and Chris Reimer became a part of their family. Daniel and Nona moved their family to Yukon, in 1956. Nona was very active in her church community at First United Methodist Church of Yukon. She was a part of Scouts, Ladies Circles, Helping Hands, Groundhog Committee, Youth Group, Meals on Wheels, Vacation Bible School and a member of the Caddo Nation. Nona had such a passion for caring and loving children that she felt a call to start the Mother’s Day Out program at her church, which is active to this day.

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