Archive - Obituary
Solomon Billy was born on July 28, 1931, in Corinne to Wesley Billy and Nellie Charlie Billy. He passed from this life on December 6, 2011 in Plano, TX, at the age of 80. Sol enjoyed so much, getting up early and cooking breakfast for himself, and whoever was up with him, eat, drink coffee, and talk about news, the garden, or anything in between. He would many times go out on the front porch and sit and drink coffee and watch the goings on.
Jody Brent McCarty was born June 2, 1985 in McAlester to Jimmy Dwayne and Janet Lynn (Butts) McCarty. He passed from this life December 11, 2011 in Ravia at the age of 26. Jody graduated from OSU-Okmulgee with an Associates Degree in Highline Construction with honors. He married Jessica Ann Fluhmann on July 21, 2007 in San Angelo, TX. Jody had many interests & hobbies. He enjoyed watching westerns, reading tool magazines, playing with his dogs, hunting, fishing, & camping. He loved riding horses, and in his younger years, enjoyed roping.
Edward L. Morse was born November 12, 1928 in Rattan to Harry and Eva (Harper) Morse. He passed from this life December 9, 2011 in Rattan at the age of 83. Edward married Alma Ruth Davis on July 28, 1950 in Texarkana, AR. They were married 61 years. Edward worked as a livestock trader most of his life. He enjoyed fishing horseback, 4-wheelers, camping, playing dominoes, pitch, and working cattle. Most of all Edward enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, telling stories.
Jewel Hutson was born November 28, 1925 in Checotah to Edward and Zona Elizabeth (Tow) Lucas. She passed from this life December 4, 2011 in Antlers at the age of 86. Jewel married John T. Hutson on October 14, 1945 in Bakersfield, CA. Together, they raised two children and remainded married until his passing. Jewel loved shopping and flowers, & she enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Jewel was preceded in death by her parents: Ed & Zona Lucas; husband: John T.
Tommy Louis Tuck, of Moore, passed from this life on Friday, December 2, 2011 at the age of 66. He was born September 19, 1945 in Ringold to his parents Coy and Lucy Tuck. He was a retiree of General Motors. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time with family. Tommy was a loving and devoted father and grandfather, who will be deeply missed. He leaves cherished memories with his: Two daughters, Tracy Pitt and husband Darren, Nicole Woods and husband Ray. Adoring grandchildren: Andrea and Abigail Pitt; Justin, Joshua, Jared, Joseph, and Jessica Woods.
John Walker was born November 26, 1935 in Antlers to Raymond Splawn and Jewel (Walker) Brewer. He passed from this life November 30, 2011 in Antlers at the age of 76. John married Charlene Turner on February 24, 1958 in Boswell. Later he joined the Oklahoma National Guard and then worked in the steel industry until his retirement. John enjoyed fishing, gardening, and riding around in the mountains. John also was a collector of many things but mostly: coins, guns and classic cars.
Rev. Lloyd David Earp, of Tuskahoma, passed from this life on Saturday, November 26, 2011 in McAlester at the age of 88. Family greeted friends at the Buffalo Valley Assembly of God on Wednesday, November 30, 2011 from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.Â Memorial services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 1, 2011 at Buffalo Valley Assembly of God in Buffalo Valley with Jerry Earp and Dr. J. Martin Hayes, MD officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Assembly of God Camp Grounds, PO Box 13179, Oklahoma City, OK 73113. Â
William Edward Allen, SR. was born September 12, 1921 in Antlers to James and Rose Allen. He passed from this life November 11, 2011 in Mesquite, TX., at the age of 90. Ed Allen was born and raised in Antlers and after several years, returned to the area. He proudly served his country in the United States Army during WWII. He also assisted in building the very first space shuttle. Ed married Glenna Gibson on October 17, 1942 in Norman and together they raised three children. He was an elder in the State College Church of Christ in Anaheim, CA., for forty years.
Garland Cogburn was born June 15, 1934 in Clayton to Joseph Franklin and Nellie Ann (Summers) Cogburn. He passed from this life November 11, 2011, in Antlers at the age of 77. Garland served his country in the United States Marines. He was a feisty person, and he enjoyed giving people a hard time and just being around others. Garland was in love with his daughter & grandchildren and loved his really cool son-in-law, Robert, as his own. He loved spending time with his family & friends.
Teddy Barham was born April 1, 1943 in Hugo to Joseph Cullen and Carlene (Blackburn) Barham. He passed from this life on November 4, 2011 in Midwest City, at the age of 68. Teddy graduated from Antlers High School. He had spent the past fifteen years living in Jones, Oklahoma. Teddy was of the Methodist faith, and he enjoyed talking about history, visiting with others, watching television, and spending time with family and friends. Teddy was preceded in death by his parents: Joe & Carlene Barham.