Archive - 2012 - Obituary
Raymond Roy Wren was born February 10, 1921 in Nashoba to John William and Lucy Mae (Witt) Wren. He passed from this life February 21, 2012 in Oklahoma City at the age of 91. Raymond was born in the Blackfork Community, where he also attended school. He served his country in the United States Navy as a Ship's Cook, Third Class aboard the USS Breton during World War II. While stationed in Norman, he married Betty Louise Simonton and then later married Margorie Olive Greer. Raymond was a member of Civilian Conservation Corps No. 2824, Carpenter's Local Union No.
Paulena Wynonda Penny, 70, of Rattan, passed from this life on Tuesday, February 14, 2012 in McAlester. Graveside services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, February 17, 2011 at the Spencerville Cemetery in Spencerville. Arrangements entrusted to Miller & Miller Funeral Home of Hugo.
Walter Nowell, 69, of Hugo/Antlers, passed from this life on Sunday, Februray 12, 2012. Memorial services will be conducted by the family at 4:00 p.m. on February 17, 2012 at the Westside Baptist Church. Arrangements entrusted to Mills & Coffey Funeral Home in Antlers.
Olen Dixon Durant was born August 27, 1934 in Corinne to Wilson Jones & Jincey Durant. He passed from this life February 10, 2012 in Hugo at the age of 77. Olen married Maude Billy January 19, 1961 in Dallas, TX. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War. Olen enjoyed singing, watching OU and Dallas Cowboys, western movies, fishing and spending time with his family and friends.
Perry Ben Morton was born March 8, 1922 in Pine Springs to Elijah and Ida (Palmer) Morton. He passed from this life on Tuesday, January 24, 2012 in the Veteranâ€™s Administration Center in Talihinia at the age of 89. Ben served his country in the US Army during WWII, and received a Purple Heart. Ben was married to the love of his life, Blanche (Wilson) Coats, on May 10, 1946. Ben bore no children, but treated his two stepsons as his own. Ben was preceded in death by his first wife, Blanche Coats; his second wife, Lucille (Gross), stepson, Samuel B.
Albert McKinley Brown was born on May 11, 1932 to Jerry McKinley and Hattie (Wood) Brow of Tishomingo. He passed from this life on January 28, 2012 in Antlers at the age of 79. Albert and his family moved to the Antlers area in 1938. Albert married his best friend, Maxine Morrison Brown, on September 26, 1956 in Rattan and was a doting, devoted husband their entire marriage. He always strived to take the very best care of everyone he came in contact with and was the consummate country gentleman.
Eugene L. Cannon was born April 19, 1949 in Antlers to Loyd & Etta (Maxey) Cannon. He passed from this life January 18, 2012 in Hugo at the age of 62. Eugene had worked bailing hay and logging. His passion for many years was the salvage yard. He married Nancy (Tindell) on January 20, 1969. Eugene was preceded in death by his parents: Loyd & Etta Cannon; and his wife of 33 years, Nancy. He is survived by their only child: Beverly Hamilton and her husband, Ray, of Moyers. Interment was at Darwin Cemetery.
Curtis Sappington was born December 27, 1929 in Stoddard County, MO., to Mr. & Mrs. Toyler. He passed from this life January 31, 2012 in Paris, TX, at the age of 82. Curtis married Joann Hamill November 6, 1977 in Bakersfield, CA. He liked going to church and reading his Bible, & working at the tire shop. He also enjoyed camping and fishing and riding his great-grandchildren around with him in his wheelchair. Most of all, he loved spending time with his wife, grandkids, & friends.