Archive - Obituary
June 15th, 2011
George Jackson Cantrell, 59, of Clayton, passed away Friday, June 10, 2011 in Oklahoma City. Graveside services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14, 2011 at A. L. Stephens Cemetery in Clayton.Â Arrangements made by Clayton Funeral Home in Clayton.
Stacey Lee Arnold, 50, passed from this life on June 7, 2011 in Atoka. Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 11, 2011. A memorial services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 25, 2011 at the First United Methodist Church in Antlers. Arrangements entrusted to Mills & Coffey Funeral Home in Antlers.
Willard Russell Haag was born March 7, 1913 in Berea, OH to William C. and Hulda (Quell) Haag. He passed from this life June 13, 2011 in Antlers at the age of 98. Willard married Christine Greene Haag on November 8, 1940. He served his country in the United States Air Force from 1942-1946. Willard enjoyed spending time with his family & friends. Willard was preceded in death by his wife: Christine Adele Haag; and his parents: William & Hulda Haag.
Larry Wayne Ellison was born April 14, 1950 in Antlers to Oscar and Emily (White) Ellison. He passed from this life June 8, 2011 in Dallas, TX., at the age of 61. Larry served his country in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. He married Carol Waller March 9, 1985 in Grand Prarie, TX., and together they raised two children. Larry was of the baptist faith and attended the First Baptist Church. He was also a member of the VFW. He enjoyed fishing, playing at the casino, and spending time with his boys, family and friends.
Larry C. Cole was born April 27, 1953 in Antlers to Henry Charles and Trummie Nora (Dunlap) Cole. He passed from this life June 7, 2011 in Antlers at the age of 58. Larry enjoyed fishing, watching chickens, horses, his beagle "Sadie" & most of all, taking care of his grandkids. Larry was preceded in death by his parents: Henry & Trummie Cole; brothers: R.C. Cole, Marvin Cole, & Willard Cole; sisters: Velvie Bates & Thelma White.
Hazel Mae Cockrill was born November 6, 1942 in Antlers to Eugene Ace & Mary Lois (Smith) Duncan. She passed from this life June 10, 2011 in Springdale, AR., at the age of 68. Hazel had lived in the Antlers area for all of her life until she joined her daughter in Arkansas just one short month ago. She enjoyed fishing, crafts, & shelling pecans to sell. She had a funny personality and enjoyed playing tricks & jokes on people. Hazel loved children in general, but was especially in love with her grandchildren & great-grandchildren.
Wanda Jean Barnett Horton was born September 24, 1936 in Walls to Oscar and Maggie (Montgomery) Derryberry. She passed from this life June 11, 2011 in Antlers at the age of 74. Jean had lived in this area for 65 years and was a member of the Assebly of God Church in LeFlore County. Jean was a true red head, but a very loving mother. She often did without so her children could have things. Her favorite saying was "What you see is what you get". Jean's grandkids were the apple of her eye and she enjoyed spending time with them as well as other family and friends.
Jeffie Marie Gibson was born August 26, 1926 in Corinne to John & Ida (Wesley) Taylor. She passed from this life June 5, 2011 in Antlers at the age of 84. Jeffie was a lifetime resident of Goodwater. She was Godâs servant who attended the Goodwater United Methodist Church and enjoyed gardening, quilting, sewing, home canning, picking wild onions and digging snakeroots. She especially loved caring for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Ludie Clara Harrison was born March 27, 1914 in Little Cedar to Matthew Cole and Eustacia Jane (Reid) Smith. She passed from this life June 2, 2011 in Antlers at the age of 97. Ludie Clara Smith married Alton Ike Harrison in Antlers on December 28, 1931. She was the last surviving member of the Smith Family. Ludie was a member of the Little Cedar Baptist Church. She was a very talented cook and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. Ludie was preceded in death by her husband: Alton Ike Harrison; a son: Alton Harrison, Jr.; parents: Matthew & Eustacia Smith.
JoAnn Loretta Sowell was born March 9, 1929 in Seminole to Levi Mandrell and Ora Bell (Hale) Mandrell. She passed from this life June 2, 2011 in Antlers at the age of 82. JoAnn married Thomas Sowell December 1, 1965 in Humble, TX., and together they raised seven children. JoAnn was a member of the Moyers Quilting Club âThe MOPSâ, Meals on Wheels and the Election Board. She enjoyed gardening, canning, working in her flower beds, fishing, reading, writing, working in VBS and spending time with her family and friends.