Obituaries

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Michael William Tate

Michael William Tate passed away at the age of 61 on June 5, 2018, after fighting a long battle with ALS. Mike was born in San Antonio, Texas to Joe and Lola Tate. He made his home in Dill City, Oklahoma until 1971 when he moved to South Carolina. Prior to his passing he had moved back to Oklahoma and worked in the oil field until being diagnosed with ALS. Mike had a love for Harley’s and had some beautiful bikes that he had built from scraps, from which he won several trophies over the years. His sense of humor will be missed. He had a look and quick wit that kept all who knew him laughing. Prior to his passing he took the Lord Jesus as his savior. He is survived by his Dad Joe of Marlow, his brother Eddie and wife Brenda of Weatherford and a host of nieces and nephews.

Tue
12
Jun
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Eva Ruth Holman

Ruth Holman, 88, of Cordell, Oklahoma, passed away peacefully with family by her side on June 9th, 2018 in Cordell, Oklahoma. Ruth was born on March 8th, 1930 to John Lucius and Willie Marie (Cunningham) Holman near Rocky, Oklahoma. She grew up and attended school in Rocky, after school Ruth helped on the family farm. She loved music, especially singing with her sisters Sally and Glenda. Ruth loved being in her flower beds with her flowers, and enjoyed the presence of little children. Ruth was a faithful member of The Church of the First Born for her entire life, and will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her. She is survived by two Sisters, Twilla Peace of Cordell, Oklahoma and Sally Shaffer of Cordell, Oklahoma; two Brother- in-laws, Troy Fite of Cordell, Oklahoma and Lee Roy Peace of Cordell, Oklahoma and a multitude of nieces and nephews.

Tue
05
Jun
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Willie Orvil “Sam” Dodson

Sam was born January 30, 1931 on the family farm west of Hammon to Bud and Emily (Smith) Dodson. He passed away on June 1, 2018 at the age of 87 surrounded by the close-knit family he created. Sam attended Herring School through 8th grade and graduated from Hammon High School. In 1951 he joined the US Air Force. After basic training and technical school, he returned home for 10 days to marry his high school sweetheart, Linda Cope on December 22, 1951. Soon after, he sailed to Korea for one year. Upon his return he was stationed in Austin where they welcomed their first daughter, Denise. In 1954 he was the 45th soldier checked onto the newly re-opened Air Force base at Altus, Oklahoma. Their son Norman was born during their time at Altus. After proudly serving his country for four years, he moved his growing family to his family farm where they welcomed two more daughters Roxann and Vickie.

Tue
29
May
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Barbara Joan Post Hamilton

Barbara Joan Post was born January 2, 1935 in Brinkman, Oklahoma. She departed this life on May 21, 2018, at home in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma. The Mangum Star reported that Barbara was the first baby born in Greer County in 1935. Barbara was the second child born to Fannie Dan and Ira Herman Post. She grew up around Willow most of her life, she graduated from Ocina High School in 1952. She later enrolled at OU in Norman at the age of 17 but only attended one semester because her high school sweetheart, Charles Benton Dewees, asked for her hand in marriage. Through this union they had three sons, Charles Michael, Kenneth Ray and Roy Lynn and a daughter, Cheryl Gaye. Barbara was later married to Bob Hamilton, of Sayre, Oklahoma, and moved to Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, where they have lived for 15 years. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Tue
29
May
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Edmond Newton Wallace

Edmond Newton Wallace, 90, of Cordell, Oklahoma passed away peacefully with his daughter by his side on May 24th, 2018 at the Cordell Christian Home. He was born at home on January 24th, 1928 to William and Lillie (Yandell) Wallace in Mill Creek, Oklahoma. Edmond worked as a Farm Laborer most of his adult life. He met the love of his life Bertha Sides and to that union was born 2 daughters and a son. Edmond will be missed by all who knew and loved him. He is survived by his daughter; Loretta Waddell of Cordell, Oklahoma his son; Fairon Wallace of Tacoma, two Grandchildren; Jarrod Hayden of Clinton, Oklahoma and Ryan Hayden of Arkansas.

Tue
15
May
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Betty Louise Young Sutton

Betty Louise Young Sutton was born on the 6th of July 1944 in Ft. Smith Arkansas. Her parents, Stanley and Lorene Young, and her younger sister Sue Young McLerran lived in several places in Oklahoma and Texas as Stanley was a bridge contractor. However, much of Betty’s youth and teenage years were spent in Dill City where she enjoyed working in the family-owned Cotton’s Café and playing basketball. Betty graduated in 1962 from Dill City High School and was married to Jerry Sutton who was serving in the US Air Force at Clinton- Sherman Air Force Base in Burns Flat. Over the years, Betty lived in numerous places around the world including returns to Dill City, Burns Flat, and Cordell. She and Jerry had two sons, Eddie and Mauri Sutton. In 1985 she moved to Mesa, Arizona where she remained for 33 years.

Tue
08
May
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Robert Joe Nickel

Robert “Bob” Nickel, of Cordell, Oklahoma entered his Heavenly home on April 4, 2018 at the age of 74. Bob’s service was at 10:00 am, Monday April 9 at Herold Mennonite Church in Bessie, Oklahoma with Reverend R. B. Mathis Officiating. Bob was born in Clinton, Oklahoma on January 11, 1944 to Edwin and Darlene Nickel of Cordell, Oklahoma and grew up on the farm outside of Bessie. He attended school in Flynn, Cordell and Oklahoma Bible Academy in Meno. Bob was in the United States Air Force stationed at Chanute Air Force Base in Illinois and served in the Air National Guard in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Bob married Vickie Maddox on May 10, 1968. They would have celebrated their 50 anniversary this year. He farmed in the Bessie area before obtaining a job with Glasscock Motors in Cordell and later went to work as Assistant Administrator at Clinton Regional Hospital in Clinton. For many years he was self employed as a Computer Programmer, writing software for veterinarians and hospitals.

Tue
08
May
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Thomas Earl Crider

Thomas E. Crider 86-yearold resident of Choctaw, Oklahoma, passed away April 1, 2018 in Midwest City, Oklahoma. Born June 12, 1931 in Cordell, Oklahoma, he was the son of Hugh Tom Crider and Agnes Lorene (Ward) Crider. Tom was a longtime employee at Tinker Air Force Base working in data automation. He loved doing yard work, being outdoors, bird watching, and his dogs. He would take in any stray that came to his home and soon it was his dog. Tom proudly served his country, serving in both the Navy and the Air Force. He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Christy Mead; two grandchildren, Jackie and Michael Richardson; one sister, Jackie Ayres; and one brother, Ted Crider.

Tue
08
May
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Judith Ann Boggs

Judith Ann Colclasure was born November 14th, 1944 in Cordell, Oklahoma in the Old Florence Hospital to Clarence and Tressa (Ward) Colclasure. She went to her eternal reward Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 at her home in Cordell at the age of 73 years, 5 months and 17 days. Judy did all of her public schooling in Cordell, graduating from high school in 1963. After high school Judy attended Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford. Judy spent most of her working life at the Washita County Court House as the Court Clerk, where she served faithfully for many years. After retirement, Judy became a full-time yard dresser, and not only her own yard , but many of those up and down Crestview that looked like they might need a little attention. Judy will be missed by all who knew and loved her. Judy was preceded in death by her parents, and one brother James.

Tue
01
May
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Mildred Adams

Mildred Adams of Cordell, Oklahoma, passed away Monday, April 23, 2018, in Cordell at the age of 94. Mildred was born October 12, 1923 in Foss, Oklahoma, to William and Willie (Reeder) Adams. Mildred was raised in Foss and Cordell. She attended school in Burns Flat, Oklahoma and graduated High School from Burns Flat in 1941. After High School she attended college at Southwestern for a short while and realized her true passion was to be a Homemaker. Mildred’s husband worked for Boeing Aircraft, so they raised their family in many locations Kansas, California, Louisiana and Seattle. After retiring in the early 1980’s and moving to Cordell. Mildred enjoyed baking, bowling and she really enjoyed her grandchildren. She was a member of The First Baptist Church in Cordell. Mildred is preceded in death by her Parents, Husband Eugene Adams, one brother, two sisters and one son in law Ray Ribaud.

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