Archive - Obituary
November 17th, 2011
Dovie Elizabeth Dees was born August 18, 1929 in Rattan to Jonathan Thomas and Rolen (Connally) Fleming. She passed from this life on November 1, 2011 in Tuttle, at the age of 82. Dovie was raised in Rattan & attended Rattan Schools into her senior year where she was part of the Ramblers basketball team. In 1947, she met a handsome young man, James Wallace Dees. They were married on December 18, 1947. They lived in California until 1960 when they moved to Oklahoma City where Dovie was a Medical Records Technician at Presbyterian Hospital until her retirement.
Mary L. Lange was born March 26, 1925 in Star City, AR., to William Howard and Delia (Cook) McWhorter. She passed from this life on November 7, 2011, in Hugo, at the age of 86. Mary attended Cosmetology School in Houston, TX. She practiced cosmetology for over 50 years, owning the Classy Cutters Salon in Antlers for over 20 years. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star - Chapter 415 in Humble, TX. Mary was a member of Antlers First Baptist Church. She was a people person and enjoyed spending time with family & friends. Mary was preceded in death by her husband: A.W.
Charles Wilburn Parker, of Antlers, was born on October 14, 1926, in Pitcher to Jack John and Edith Marie (Young) Parker. He passed from this life on Tuesday, November 1, 2011, in Oklahoma City, at the age of 85. He lived in Stroud as a child and moved to California as a teen.Â Â He married Ruby Simmons in 1946.Â Charles retired from Tinker AFB where he was a sheet metal worker. Â Â Following his retirement, he moved to Antlers.Â Charles loved to hunt and fish.Â Charles was preceeded in death by: one brother, John Parker and one sister, Saundra Thompson.
Edward L. Wright III was born November 7, 1961 in Dallas, TX., to Edward L. and Goldie (Gould) Wright II. He passed from this life on Saturday, October 29, 2011 in Antlers at the age of 49. Butch married Carla Teafatiller September 8, 2002 in Dallas, TX. He loved his wife madly. He was a spiritual man who sought the Lord every day. He enjoyed traveling, boating and riding motorcycles, especially his Harley Davidson. He also loved to fish and spent a lot of time outside with his horses and his favorite dog, Caesar.
James Henry Mize was born on February 2, 1937 in Fanshawe to the late Lillie Mae (Jones) and Francis Cecil Mize. He passed from this life on Monday, October 24, 2011 in Wilburton at the age of 74. James was the husband of the late Billie Jane Mize. They married in 1967 in Seminole, TX. He was an Air Man 3rd Class of the U.S. Army Air Corp. James also worked in the oil field and attended the Son Shine Fellowship Church in Wilburton. James was preceded in death by his parents, wife, 4 brothers and 4 sisters.
Bennett Lee Sherrer was born on September 20, 1922 in Snow to Robert L. and Delanie (Robison) Sherrer. He passed from this life on September 25, 2011 in Omaha, NE, while visiting his family there to celebrate his 89th birthday. He was a graduate of Antlers High School, Eastern Oklahoma A&M College, and Oklahoma State University. During World War II he served as a radiology technician at an Army Air Corp Hospital in San Angelo, TX. Much of his life was spent in Ada where he was manager of the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service.