Archive - Obituary
October 27th, 2011
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.
Jack Clay was born on August 3, 1922 in Durant to Arthur and Nora Clay. He passed from this life September 21, 2011 in Talihina at the age of 89. Jack came to Sobol around the age of 14 to work as a ranch hand where he met and fell in love with Ann Noel. He and Ann were married for 58 years until her passing. In 1942, he was drafted into the United States Army and served during World War II in the European Theater. He fought with the 10th Armored Division as a Tech 4 at the Battle of the Bulge.
Jessie Harold Taylor was born April 25, 1958 in Sobol to Wilson and Deloris (Billy) Taylor. He passed from this life September 23, 2011 in Hugo at the age of 53. Jessie Taylor married Angela Luper in Goodwater on February 3, 2006. The most important people in his life were his wife, girls, and his large family that he loved spending time with. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, and hunting. He was a shade tree mechanic, carpenter, and all around handy man.
Nola Versie Jackson was born April 16, 1918 in Glenwood, AR., to Jasper D. and Lou Ada Jane (Adams) Adcock. She passed from this life September 24, 2011 in Paris, TX, at the age of 93. Nola Versie Adcock married George Benjamin Jackson in Hugo on May 27, 1939 and together they raised three boys. She lived in this area all of her life and was a member of the First Assembly of God in Rattan. She enjoyed quilting, singing, cooking, and loved playing with her grandkids and great grandkids.
Thelma Jean Hamilton was born April 19, 1927 in Moore, AR., to Eddie and Dora (Kindlyn) Humphrey. She passed from this life September 17, 2011 in Antlers at the age of 84. Thelma Humphrey married Burnerd Hamilton November 6, 1943 in Lodi, CA., and together they raised three children. Thelma was an Associate Pastor with Reverend Andy Reed at the Finley Assembly of God for 10 years. She was a member of the Pentecostal Church of God where she was licensed to preach. Thelma enjoyed singing gospel music with the Hamilton Family Group, which she founded, and playing the guitar.
Leon Black was born October 31, 1925, in Soper to William F. and Rosa Ganuary (Kiser) Black. He passed from this life September 12, 2011 in Antlers at the age of 85. Leonâ€™s family was tenant farmers around the Soper area. He began grade school at Atlas, and their final move was to Nelson where Leon entered the fourth grade with Ms. Damon Antwine, (Roger later had her in first grade), and they were able to purchase a farm of their own. Leon completed high school in Soper where he took courses for flight navigator, but he failed the military physical because of his heart murmur.