Archive - Mar 2012 - Obituary
Fred Gabe McCarty, of Lane, was born on Wednesday, August 26, 1959, to Coy and Betty Vondell Betty (Winters) McCarty in Oklahoma City. He passed from this life on Monday, March 12, 2012 in Maui, HI at the age of 52. Fred attended school at Farris and graduated from Atoka. He worked as a Journey Lineman. Fred enjoyed hunting, fishing, riding horses and team roping. He married Shannon Annette (Martin) on October 29, 2005 in Las Vegas, NV. Fred was preceded in death by his mother, Betty Vondell Betty McCarty.
Ruby Juanita Sams was born November 1, 1922 in Victoria, TX., to Joseph Andrew and Emma Elviria (Mills) Stephens. She passed from this life on March 15, 2012 in Durant at the age of 89. Ruby married Ervin Sams on October 2, 1970 in Altus. She enjoyed reading, word searches, and playing with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Ruby was preceded in death by her parents; siblings; husband: Ervin Sams; sons: John, Joe and Samuel Wable; and a great-granddaughter: Kryslin Streitz. She is survived by her children: Phyllis and Robert Streitz of St.
Trever Thornton-Payne was born January 12, 2011 in Talihina to John Rousseau and Julie Ann Payne. He passed from this life on March 14, 2012 in Antlers at the age of 14 months. Trever was a precious little boy. He loved horses, especially Blaze, and Jax, his Blue Heeler that always kept him out of trouble. He was truly loved and will be missed by everyone who knew him. He is survived by his parents: John & Julie of the home; sisters: Jessica Payne and Rebekah R. of Moyers; brother: Payton Neal of Moyers; many cousins, friends, and other relatives.
Stanley John Oâ€™Banion
Stanley John O'Banion, 70, of Clayton, OK, passed from this life on Sunday, March 4, 2012 in Talihina. Graveside services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at Sardis Cemetery in Clayton with Kenny Bryant officiating. Arrangements entrusted to Clayton Funeral Home in Clayton, OK.
Sandra Jane Luginbill was born August 6, 1941 in Enid to Jack and Linnie (Williamson) VanOsdol. She departed this life on March 3, 2012 in Antlers at the age of 70, after an eight year battle with cancer. Sandra was one of three children born to the late Jack & Linnie (Williamson) VanOsdol of Jet. Sandra was born in Enid then raised in Jet and graduated from Jet High School in 1959. Sandra married Lennis Luginbill February 25, 1961 in Jet. They moved numerous times throughout Oklahoma, Kansas and New Mexico with the Bureau of Reclamation until settling in Antlers in 1982.
Delia Janet Taylor was born February 10, 1935 in Little Cedar to Houston and Martha (Cole) Billy. She passed from this life on February 29, 2012 in Durant at the age of 77. Delia married Williston L. Taylor on March 24, 1957 in Antlers and they remained married until his passing in 2005. Delia was of the Baptist faith. She enjoyed playing Bingo, going to the casino, fishing, gardening, & playing dominoes. Mostly, she loved spending time with her family and friends. Delia was preceded in death by her husband: Williston L.
Flossie Mae King was born November 4, 1922 in Atoka to Arthur Washington and Alice Gertrude (Thomas) Pool. She passed from this life February 29, 2012 in Antlers at the age of 89. Flossie married Elgin Elmore King in Atoka in 1941. She had raised ten children and was a wonderful biscuit & jelly maker. Flossie was of the Baptist faith and she enjoyed quilting, crossword puzzles, cooking, and spending time with her family and friends.
John G. Glass
John Gregory Glass, 60, of Rattan, passed from this life on Wednesday, February 22, 2012 in Antlers. Funeral services were held at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, February 24, 2012 at the Cloudy Baptist Church in Cloudy with Pastor Luther Roden officiating. Graveside services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 25, 2012 at Vaughn Cemetery in Vaughn, TX. Arrangements entrusted to Miller & Miller Funeral Home of Hugo.
Johnny L. Frazier was born May 6, 1941 in Finley to Isaac Frazier & Catherine (Walker) Austin. He passed from this life February 21, 2012 in Talihina at the age of 70. Johnny was a lifelong resident of the Antlers area. He had served his country in the United States Army in the 1960s. He also served his community as an officer for the Antlers Police Department where he worked until his retirement. Johnny was a member of Old Cedar Methodist Church. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening, and spending time with his family and friends.