Our Obituaries

Mildred June Hicks

June 30, 1925 - August 31, 2016

Mildred June Hicks, 91, passed away August 31, 2016 in Norman, Oklahoma. She was born June 30, 1925 to James Jesse and Nancy Nola (Hooper) Boshears in Prairie Grove, Arkansas. She enjoyed collecting dolls, playing cards, games, watching golf, and taking occasional trips to the casino. Mildred was a member of a doll club and miniature doll house club. She was preceded by her parents, first...
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Monroe Garland Davis

December 18, 1931 - August 30, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bill Eisenhour Funeral Home, Del City, Oklahoma.
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Lola Mable Mann

June 21, 1927 - August 28, 2016

Lola Mable Mann, 89, passed away on August 28, 2016. Lola was born on June 21, 1927 in Atoka, OK to Joseph Elisha and Frances Etta (Blackburn) Chastain. She became a member of Country Estates Baptist Church in 1964 and sang in the choir. Lola enjoyed large family gatherings so much to that she would try to get everyone together once a month for a family meal. In 1968, she married Harold Mann...
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Gracie Ellen Lowrance

April 26, 1923 - August 23, 2016

Gracie Ellen Lowrance, 93, passed away on August 23, 2016 in Oklahoma City, OK. She was born on April 26, 1923 in Hico, Louisiana to Archie Lester and Nancie Caroline (Havins) Ingrum. Gracie enjoyed gardening, tending to her rose bushes and vegetable garden, canning, reading her magazines and readers digest, fishing, camping, sewing, knitting, and country dancing. She was quite the cook and...
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Dorothy May Hall

September 2, 1929 - August 20, 2016

Dorothy May Hall, 86, passed away on August 20, 2016 in Norman, OK. She was born on September 2, 1929 in Kenefic, Oklahoma to Marion Demp Vaughan and Hester Herlene (Welhelm) Vaughan. Dorothy met her husband Charles in Kenefic, Oklahoma and on December 28, 1946 they were married in Durant, Oklahoma. Charles worked at Tinker Air Force Base until retirement and Dorothy worked as a nurse from 1956...
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Leroy Vanis Fowler

October 3, 1927 - August 18, 2016

Leroy Vanis Fowler, 88, was welcomed into the gates of Heaven on August 18, 2016. He was born on October 3, 1927 in Holdenville, OK to Robert Wesley and Alice Jane Hill Fowler. Leroy was a Christian and loved our Lord. Leroy joined the U.S. Army, proudly serving his country and saw action during the Korean Conflict. Later, he worked at Tinker Air Force Base as an aircraft mechanic until his...
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Karmaleta Joy Hempel

October 1, 1945 - August 17, 2016

Karmaleta Joy Hempel, 70, entered Heavens gates on August 17, 2016. She was born in Enid, Oklahoma on October 1st, 1945 to Alva Thomas and Thelma Belle (Walters) Hill. She grew up in Kingfisher, Oklahoma on the family homestead farm and graduated from Kingfisher High School in 1963. Karmaleta graduated in the top 10% of her class from Central State College, with a Bachelor of Science in...
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Helen Mae Hardesty

April 27, 1917 - August 15, 2016

Helen Mae Hardesty, 99, passed away on August 15, 2016 in Oklahoma City . Helen was born on April 27, 1917 in Columbus, Indiana to Otto and Betty (Sanders) Shaner. She enjoyed writing poetry and also doing genealogy. After graduating high school she worked as a Secretary for the State of Indiana. Helen was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ivan; siblings, George, Harry, Francis ...
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Max Leland Chambers

July 13, 1928 - August 14, 2016

Max Leland Chambers, 88, passed away on August 14, 2016. Max was born on July 13, 1928 in Mansfield, Missouri to Ore Everett and Grace Bell (Steelman) Chambers. In his early years, he served a short time in the United States Army and Marines, state side and had full VA benefits. Max loved getting in his car and driving wherever the road would take him. During their 62 years of marriage, he and...
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Helen Jo Stephenson

September 20, 1923 - August 9, 2016

Helen Jo Stephenson, 92, passed away on August 9, 2016 in Norman, OK. She was born on September 20, 1923 in Blair, OK to Colonus Arnold and Emma (Russell) Dillingham.Helen was the Vice President of her graduating high school class. After graduating, she attended Oklahoma A&M University which is now known as Oklahoma State University. On January 29, 1944 she married, Omer. Helen was a member...
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Roberta Jean Clayton

May 12, 1930 - August 8, 2016

Roberta Jean Clayton, 86, passed away on August 8, 2016. She was born on May 12, 1930 in Lookeba, Oklahoma to Clarence Theodore "CT" and Maude T (Bailey) Hawkins. On April 18, 1970 she married the love of her life Wiley Edward Clayton and the two were happily married for 46 years. She worked at Western Electric until her retirement. She enjoyed painting, sewing, crocheting and riding...
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Cecil Ray Powers

April 1, 1959 - August 3, 2016

Cecil Ray Powers, Jr., 57, passed away on August 3, 2016 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Ray was born on April 1, 1959 in Abilene, Kansas to Cecil Ray and Lois Arlene (Gwartney) Powers. He graduated from Del City High School in 1977 and would pursue his Bachelor's Degree from Oklahoma State University. Ray worked for the City of Oklahoma City, as a Laboratory Quality Assurance Officer for...
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Linda Evelyn McCall

July 7, 1947 - August 3, 2016

Linda E McCall, 69, passed away on August 3, 2016 in Del City, OK. She was born on July 7, 1947 in Nashville, KS to Leonard Leo and Evelyn Genevieve (Gibson) Willinger. On May 13, 1973 she married her husband, Ron in McPherson, KS. She enjoyed her flowers, reading, sewing, knitting, watching cooking shows, the OKC Thunder, FOX News, collecting teddy bears and bells, and her beloved cats. She...
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Mark Alan Dela Cruz

January 4, 1976 - August 2, 2016

Mark Alan Dela Cruz, 40, passed away on August 2, 2016. He was born on January 4, 1976 in Midwest City, OK to Amado Santos and Linda (Paz) Dela Cruz. He enjoyed fishing, camping, watching OU football and Thunder basketball, hanging out with friends, and traveling to different places. He worked as sales manager for Lenscrafters. Mark is preceded in death by his father, Amado Dela Cruz; and both...
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Barbara Fay Anderson

April 15, 1943 - August 1, 2016

Barbara Fay Anderson, 73, passed away on August 1, 2016. She was born on April 15, 1943 in Duncan, OK to Joseph Clinton and Eliza Violet (Jones) Whisenhunt. Barbara was a very independent woman in which her motto was "If I can't fix it, it doesn't need to be fixed." She enjoyed any type of crafting: bead work, crocheting, sewing, painting, and she loved spending time in her garden and with...
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Shirley Von Yoachum

November 25, 1940 - July 28, 2016

Shirley Von Yoachum, 75, of Norman, Oklahoma, died July 28, 2016. She was born in Weatherford, Oklahoma, November 25, 1940, to Vetrus and the late Vernie Watson. Shirley graduated from Weatherford High School in 1959. In 1958, she married the late Loren Rex Bohn. They lived for several years in Oklahoma City, before relocating to El Reno. In 1987, Shirley married the late George Yoachum and...
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Dwayne Everett Ash

November 15, 1931 - July 27, 2016

Dwayne "Skip" Everett Ash, 84, was called home by his Lord on July 27, 2016. Skip was born on November 15, 1931 in Amboy, Minnesota to George Everett and Lena Jane (Goor) Ash. Skip was a retired Msgt of the United States Air Force. He loved being a part of this great nation's history having served 26 ½ years in the Air Force. Skip loved traveling especially with Daunita when they were...
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Ruby Ellen Dodd

February 22, 1933 - July 27, 2016

Ruby Ellen Dodd, 83, of Choctaw, OK entered Heaven's gates on July 27, 2016. Ruby was born on February 22, 1933 in Oklahoma City to Elmer Stanley and Beulah Elizabeth (Beck) Denham. Throughout her life, Ruby worked as a waitress, a nurse's aide, and at Dot-to-Dot learning center in Choctaw. Most of her years were spent as a homemaker, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She loved...
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Helen Louise Weatherby

September 19, 1924 - July 26, 2016

Helen Louise Weatherby, 91, was called by God's angels to her eternal home on July 26, 2016. She was born on September 19, 1924 in Pershing, OK to John Clair and Agnes Rachael (Turner) Lockhart. Helen graduated from Shidler High School in 1942 and later received a degree from OBU in Shawnee. She worked as a secretary in the oil and gas industry for many years. In 1948 she married her...
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Steve Henry Hendzel

March 22, 1934 - July 24, 2016

Steve Henry Hendzel passed away at home July 24, 2016 at the age of 82. He was born in Harrah, OK to Wincenty and Tekla Hendzel. Steve served in the US Navy during the Korean War as a Mine Sweeper. He married Goldia "Oletia" and was a loving and devoted husband. He worked for many years at Robberson Steel Co. alongside his brother Stanley. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his brothers...
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Don Messick

July 25, 1969 - July 23, 2016

Don Messick, 46, passed away on July 23, 2016. He was born on July 25, 1969 in El Paso, Texas. Don had a passion for fishing, playing poker, and spending time with his family. He loved going on poker runs with his fellow biker friends. Don was willing to help anyone if they needed it. He may not want to help but he would do it anyway! He and his children enjoyed watching movies together and it...
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Jimmy Ray Pittman

July 20, 1934 - July 23, 2016

Jimmy Ray Pittman, 82, passed away on July 23, 2016. He was born on July 20, 1934 in Oklahoma City, OK to Willard Guy and Etta Melissa (Gray) Pittman. On June 3, 1952 he married the love of his life Joan (Maddox) Pittman and have been happily married for 64 years. He worked as a Petroleum Engineer in oil and gas production for many years. He enjoyed listening to music, reading, and spending...
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Douglas Lawrence Vangilder

April 27, 1944 - July 21, 2016

Douglas Lawrence Vangilder born on April 27, 1944 passed away in Midwest City to his eternal home on July 21, 2016. Douglas was born in Sikeston, Missouri to Richard Lee Vangilder and Ruth Lucille (Clark) Vangilder. He graduated from Crooked Oak High School in 1962 and to this day still holds a weight lifting record of 205 pounds while only weighing 120 pounds. While in high school he met...
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Terry Renay Fowler

October 13, 1965 - July 20, 2016

Terry Renay Fowler, 50, passed to her eternal home on July 20, 2016 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She was born on October 13, 1965 in Lubbock, Texas to Preston Buel and Sandra Kay (Worrell) Fowler. Terry enjoyed listening to music, and was an avid OU fan. Her infectious laugh could bring a smile to her friends and family anytime they were in her presence. She will be missed dearly by all who...
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Millie Jean Smith

March 19, 1929 - July 18, 2016

NOTE: Visitation will be at the Bill Eisenhour Southeast, 5005 SE 29th Street, Del City, OK 3115 and the Service will be held at our Bill Eisenhour Northeast location, 8805 NE 23rd Street, OKC, OK 73141Millie Jean Smith, 87, passed into her eternal home on July 18, 2016. She was born on March 19, 1929 in Tulsa, OK to Clarence Edward and Stella Marie (Savage) Brackett. Millie was a...
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Sue Ann Bereznak

April 8, 1945 - July 15, 2016

Sue Ann Rudler Bereznak of Oklahoma City, OK passed away July 15, 2016. Sue was born in Scranton, PA on April 8, 1945, daughter of the late Sue and Allen Best Sr. of Johnson City, NY. She graduated from Scranton Technical HS in 1963 and later graduated with a nursing degree. She worked at the Veterans home in Oxford, NY as an LPN. Sue moved to North Carolina where she owned her own...
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Peggy Summers

July 3, 1928 - July 13, 2016

Peggy Roark Summers, age 88, of Del City, OK passed away on July 13th, 2016. She was born July 3rd, 1928 to the union of M.L. Jack and Lester Tomlin Roark in Coalgate, OK and was the youngest of six sisters. She attended school at Mowdy and graduated from Coalgate High School. She then went on to study education at East Central College in Ada, OK. Her passion in life was teaching. Her...
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Jewell Lorraine Brashier

January 21, 1924 - July 11, 2016

Jewell Lorraine Brashier, 92, flew to her eternal home on July 11, 2016. She was born on January 21, 1924 in Tulsa, Oklahoma to Fred and Essie (Songer) Caves. During WWII, she was a floor walker, also known as a detective. While her children were small she loved being a part of the school PTA and activities. Jewell enjoyed reading, playing the piano, and spending time with her family. She was...
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Neva Jo Ice

February 2, 1930 - July 11, 2016

Neva Jo Ice was born to Lawrence and Eva Barton on Feb 2nd, 1930. She was one of eight children in the long white house on the corner in Apache, OK. There she lived until she married Jack D. Ice in 1946. Together they celebrated 52 years of marriage, five children, eleven grandchildren and eight great- grandchildren. Wickline Methodist Church was their church home for many years where Neva...
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Clara Jo Ann Miller

November 18, 1933 - July 10, 2016

Clara Jo Ann Miller, 82, passed from this life on July 10, 2016. Clara was born on November 18, 1933 in Lindsay, Oklahoma to George and Olie (Pledger) Farmer. She worked for Kerr McGee as a secretary for many years, and also, enjoyed watching old cowboy westerns, cartoons and comedies. Playing the piano was one of her favorite past-times. Clara was preceded in death by her parents;...
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Louis Eugene Blevens

November 13, 1942 - July 9, 2016

Louis Eugene Blevens, 73, passed away on July 9, 2016. Louis was born on November 13, 1942 in Wanette, OK to Ray and Ruby Lee (Whitaker) Blevens. Louis enjoyed being outdoors but especially enjoyed fishing. In February of 1962, he joined the United States Army and served in the Vietnam War. He was a professional plumber and handyman for over 50 year and could fix anything! Louis was a member of a...
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Jeanette L. Harkrider

October 19, 1944 - July 8, 2016

Jeanette Leona Harkrider, 71, passed from this life to her eternal home on July 8, 2016. She was born on October 19, 1944 in Kansas to William Cornelius and Helen (Haase) Whitmire. She loved her family and thoroughly enjoyed volunteering as a grandparent at Edwards Elementary School. Jeanette enjoyed reading, playing bingo and hand held games; watching Judge Judy, Everybody Loves Raymond...
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Wynema Isabelle Clymer

February 25, 1928 - July 4, 2016

Wynema Isabelle "Belle" Clymer, 88 of Oklahoma City, OK, passed away July, 4, 2016. She was born February 25, 1928 in Ardmore, OK. Belle spent her life as a devoted mother and grandmother loving and caring for her family. She was a faithful member of South Lindsey Baptist Church since her youth. She is survived by Troy, her devoted husband of 69 years. Five children, Steve and Lori...
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Richard Adam Willis

May 19, 1981 - July 3, 2016

Richard "Adam" Willis, 35, of Oklahoma City, OK passed away July 3, 2016. He was born May 19, 1981 in Midwest City, OK. He is survived by his wife, Christina Sparkman of Oklahoma City, OK, his father, Richard Willis of Del City, OK, his mother Sherry Willis and her husband Johnny Hindman of Del City, OK, his sister Melissa Davis, her husband Ryan Davis and their children Jack and Kevin of...
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Clyde Ellen Tiller

June 24, 1924 - July 3, 2016

C. Ellen Tiller, 92, passed away on July 3, 2016 in Harrah, Oklahoma. Ellen was born on June 24, 1924 in Scotland, Arkansas. She worked for McDonald Douglas Aircraft during WWII as a Rosie the Riveter, and would later spend her days taking care of her family. Ellen married her loving husband Homer Alvin Tiller on May 2, 1946 in Oklahoma City. She enjoyed crocheting, quilting, garage sales,...
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Lonnie Dwight Lancaster

October 18, 1924 - July 3, 2016

Lonnie "Pete" Dwight Lancaster, 91, departed this life July 3, 2016 in Norman, OK. Pete was born on October 18, 1924 in Wagoner, OK to Fitzhugh Lee and Lydia Myrtle (Akin) Lancaster. He attended Crooked Oak School in Oklahoma City, until enlisting in the U.S. Navy. He served his country from 1943 to 1946 during WWII and saw action aboard the U.S.S. LCS 106. On June 27, 1946 Pete Lancaster...
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Linda Jean Moore

February 7, 1951 - July 3, 2016

Linda Jean Hough Moore was born on February 7, 1951 to Barbara Bodine and Fred Robert Hough Sr. in Los Angeles, California. She was married to Ernie Moore from Midwest City, Oklahoma. Linda was preceded in death by her mother, Barbara, and her father, Fred, and her loving husband, Ernie. Linda is survived by her brother, Fred Hough Jr., her sister-in-law, Mary Hough, and her special cousin Angelo...
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Marion George Cannon

June 12, 1932 - July 3, 2016

Marion George "Punk" Cannon, 84, passed away on July 3, 2016. Marion was born on June 12, 1932 in Bethany, Oklahoma to George Franklin and Elsie Ellen (Anderson) Cannon. Marion loved the outdoors, traveling, and spending time with family and friends. He was in the United States Army from 1952 to 1954. While in the Army, he fought on the front lines in the Korean Conflict. Marion was like a...
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Mary Carylon Lasater

September 7, 1945 - June 30, 2016

Mary "Carylon" Lasater, 70, passed away on June 30, 2016. Carylon was born on September 7, 1945 in Escalon, California to James Clyde and Wanda (Couch) Butler.Carylon was a wonderful cook. She never met a stranger because she could talk to anyone --she was a Butler! She had a great memory and never missed any fine details. She enjoyed quilting, sewing, being in her flower gardens, and...
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James Carl Hatfield

February 4, 1934 - June 30, 2016

IMPORTANT NOTE: The VISITATION will be held at our DEL CITY location at 29th and Sooner Rd (5005 SE 29th Street, Del City, OK - 405-672-1321The FUNERAL will be held at our NE 23rd & Douglas location (8805 NE 23rd Street, OKC, OK 73141) - 405-769-3362James Carl Hatfield, Jr., 82, passed away on June 30, 2016. He was born on February 2, 1934 in Oklahoma City, OK to James Carl Sr. and Lucy Irene...
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Timothy Joseph Gutierrez

January 1, 1957 - June 28, 2016

Timothy Joseph Gutierrez, 59, passed away on June 28, 2016. He was born on January 1, 1957 in to Freddie and Mary Ann (Velasquez) Gutierrez. In 1960, at the young age of 4, Tim became the first poster child for United Cerebral Palsy. During high school, Tim worked at the bowling alley and graduated from Midwest City High School in 1976. He would later work as a Diesel Mechanic in engine...
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Jane W. Garringer

February 16, 1932 - June 25, 2016

Jane Winnell Garringer, 84, of Blanchard, OK passed away June 25, 2016. She was born in Stillwater, OK to Edward and Winifred (Belk) Bandelier on February 16, 1932. Jane loved going to church and bible studies and sang in the choir at the First Methodist Church in Blanchard, OK. She enjoyed many years of bowling with her best friends Gay Pannye and Carol also of Blanchard. She loved her precious...
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Cecil Ray Henthorn

July 31, 1931 - June 24, 2016

Cecil Ray Henthorn, 84, of Del City passed away June 24, 2016. Cecil was born on July 31, 1931 in Oklahoma City to Charles Edward Henthorn and Lulu Pearl Stewart. Cecil owned and operated Henthorn Printing Company from 1953 to 2006 and did most of the printing for business' throughout Del City and for the City of Del City. Cecil is survived by his wife Maudie Henthorn; children, Steve Henthorn...
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Evelyn Vera Brown

March 10, 1928 - June 23, 2016

Evelyn Vera Brown, 88 year-old resident of Midwest City, Oklahoma, passed away June 23, 2016 in Midwest City, Oklahoma. Born March 10, 1928 in Gracemont, Oklahoma, she was the daughter of Robert F. and Grace Smith. Evelyn was a devoted homemaker. She loved cooking; baking; sewing; needlework; bingo; crossword and word games; and most of all she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and...
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Scott Edward Dowell

September 28, 1938 - June 23, 2016

Scott Edward Dowell, 78, of Warr Acres, OK passed away in his home Thursday June 23, 2016. He was born on Sept 28, 1938 to Alfonzo E. and Carol (Gessaman) Dowell. Scott graduated from Moweaque High School and attended Millikan University before serving his country in the U.S. Army, SFC 1959-1979, retiring as a Vietnam veteran. Then he began his 20 + year career with the State of Oklahoma's...
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Dustin Joe Burks

November 9, 1977 - June 23, 2016

Dustin Joe Burks of Moore, OK passed away June 23, 2016. He was born to Billy and Carrie Burks on November 9, 1977 in Midwest City, OK. Dustin graduated from Choctaw High School in 1996. Since 2001, Dustin worked as a security officer at the Federal Aviation Administration's Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center in Oklahoma City. Dustin also worked as a reserve Deputy Sheriff for the Lincoln County...
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Louise A. Annis

August 27, 1924 - June 21, 2016

Louise A. Annis, 91 year-old resident of Berryville, AR, was promoted to heaven on June 21, 2016 in Berryville, Arkansas. Born August 27, 1924 in Chanute, Kansas, she was the daughter of Elmer Ross and Myrtle Iva (Strobble) Ross. Louise was a longtime waitress. She was a member of Soldier Creek Baptist Church in Midwest City, Oklahoma and had worked in the church nursery for many years. She...
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Maria Juliana Marguth

August 11, 1930 - June 19, 2016

Maria Juliana Marguth, 85, passed away on June 19, 2016 at St. Anthony Hospital in Oklahoma City, OK. Maria was born on August 11, 1930 in Aschaffenburg, Germany to George and Alberta (Schork) Welzbacher.Maria grew up in Aschaffenburg, Germany during WWII. After the war she completed a 3 year apprenticeship and graduated from business school. Maria left Germany around 1949 to work as a nanny in...
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Garvin Neal Bradley

November 18, 1943 - June 17, 2016

Garvin "Neal" Bradley, 72, went home to the Lord on June 17, 2016. Neal was born on November 18, 1943 in Tulsa, OK to Garney Neal and Frankia Lillian (Dodd) Bradley. Neal worked for Boeing, and later for TAFB from which he retired in 2008. He became a world traveler, visiting 98 countries, while serving 35 years in the U.S. Air Force. He retired as a MSgt from the 507th Reservist Wing in 2003....
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Michael Cook

May 17, 1954 - June 14, 2016

Michael Cook, 62, passed away on June 14, 2016 in Madill, Oklahoma. He was born on May 17, 1954 in Chicago, Illinois to Melvin and Lucille Matilda Amelia (Savalier) Cook. Mike served his country for four months and fourteen days in the United States Army. He enjoyed life and spent his time fishing, fixing anything electronic, going to swap meets, yard sales, and to the casinos. If wrestling...
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Elouise Carpenter

June 24, 1934 - June 10, 2016

Phyloria "Elouise" Carpenter, 81, of Oklahoma City, passed away June 10, 2016 after a long illness. She was born June 24, 1934 in Carney, Lincoln County, Oklahoma, the second of 4 children of Manuel and Arvilla Savage. She loved playing basketball at Carney High School. She attended Draughn Business School in Oklahoma City after high school for one year. She married Harold Don Carpenter in...
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Charles William Reser

April 16, 1936 - June 9, 2016

Charles W. "Bill" Reser Sr., 80, of Del City, OK passed away June 9, 2016 after a long stay at a Midwest City Nursing center. Bill served his country during the Korean War in the Navy on the U.S.S. Norton Sound in San Diego, California. He went to work at TAFB. He attended Florida Christian College in Tampa, Florida and OU in Norman and received a BS degree in communications and speech therapy....
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Leon H. Smith

March 23, 1939 - June 7, 2016

Leon H. Smith, 77, of Midwest City passed away peacefully in his home on June 7, 2016. Leon was born March 23, 1939 in Wetumka, OK to Jake and Pauline Matthews Smith.He retired from Oklahoma Natural Gas in 1997 after nearly 40 years of service. His greatest joy in life was being with his family and his loving wife. Leon served the Lord faithfully to the end and his faith has now been made sight...
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Marie Viola Davis

September 29, 1929 - June 7, 2016

Marie Viola Davis, 86, passed away into the arms of her Savior on June 7, 2016. Marie was born on September 29, 1929in Lincoln, Rhode Island to Emile and Aldea (Jolicouer) Delisle. Marie attended school up until the 9th grade when she then went to work in a thread factory. Later, she proudly joined the United States Air Force, and honored her country by serving one tour. During her military...
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Gladys Levon James

September 15, 1929 - June 5, 2016

Gladys Levon James, beloved wife, mother and Memaw, passed away June 5, 2016 at the age of 86. She was born on September 15, 1929 in Hedley, Texas to William Thomas (W.T.) and Sophia (Melton) Smith. Gladys was a homemaker while her children were small, then worked as a switchboard operator/manager at the Planet Inn Motel in Midwest City, Oklahoma for 18 years. She was also a cashier at...
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Cecil S. Manney

April 3, 1918 - June 5, 2016

Cecil Seldon Manney, 98, of Oklahoma City, OK. passed away June 5, 2016. He was born April 3, 1918 in Oklahoma City, OK. He was Past Grand Master for the state of Oklahoma. IOOF Lodge, Grand Secretary of IOOF, Oklahoma. He was a faithful member of Methodist Church. He is survived by his children, Cecil Weldon Manney of Midwest City, OK. and Sherry L. Manney McLaren and husband Rod of Lake Texoma,...
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Frank Leroy Comstock

May 10, 1920 - June 3, 2016

FOREVER TOGETHERFrank Leroy Comstock passed away peacefully into Heaven on June 3, 2016. He was born May 10, 1920, in Beaver County near Forgan, OK, to William M. and Laura Ann Comstock. Frank attended a one-room school and graduated from Forgan High School in 1938. He proudly served his country as a US Navy Seabee earning the rank of Chief Petty Officer. He married Betty Mae Brown in 1944...
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Violet Esther Guthrie

March 2, 1923 - June 1, 2016

Violet Esther Guthrie, 93, passed away on June 1, 2016. Violet was born on March 2, 1923 in Detroit, MI to Frank and Minnie (Tomenski) Bauer. Violet was an independent person. She was an active bowler for many years and participated on many leagues. She loved bowling so much that she was an office manager of the Tinker Bowling Alley. Violet loved her family very much and made it a point to have...
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Jeffrey Jordan Pennington

August 4, 1973 - May 30, 2016

Jeffrey "Jeff" Jordan Pennington, 42, passed away on May 30, 2016. He was born on August 4, 1973 in to John Jordan and Ketha Darlene (Lary) Pennington. Jeff was a very generous, easy to get a long with person who loved being around and helping others. His dad coached him in t-ball when he was young, and would later teach his son how to drive a car. He could fix just about...
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Angeline B. Phillips

November 15, 1925 - May 29, 2016

Angeline B. Phillips, 90, passed away on May 29, 2016. Angie was born on November 15, 1925 in Houston, TX to Walter and Rosie (Borowicz) Balcerowicz.Angie was a glamorous person who loved to throw parties. She enjoyed shopping especially for clothing. Angie retired from McClellan Air Force based where she worked as a secretary. After retirement, she began selling costume jewelry and traveling...
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Sherry Lynn Scott

August 9, 1955 - May 22, 2016

Services for Sherry L. Scott, 60, of 17401 SE 89th St. Choctaw, OK 73020, will be at 2:00pm Thursday at Bill Eisenhour Funeral Home located at 5005 SE 29th St. Del City, OK 73115. The service will be held by Pastor Terry Rials of Crestview Baptist Church. Sherry died in the comforts of her home with her family at 3:03am Sunday morning. Sherry was born in Blackwell, OK. Her last occupation was...
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Edward Lee Koch

July 31, 1928 - May 17, 2016

Edward Lee "Buddy" Koch, Sr., 87 of Oklahoma City, OK, passed away on May 17, 2016. Edward was born in Oklahoma City on July 31, 1928 to the late Lida and Floyd Koch. He attended Northeast High School. He is a U.S. Navy veteran. He joined the Oklahoma City Fire Department in 1951 and retired as Assistant Chief after 24 years of service. Edward is survived by his wife of 66 years,...
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Charles Ray Mowery

June 6, 1935 - May 12, 2016

Charles Ray Mowery, Sr., 80, passed away on May 12, 2016. He was born on June 6, 1935 in Watonga, OK to Jaloyce Gerald and Ruby Beatrice (Buck) Mowery. Charles was a Crooked Oak High School graduate, and later proudly serve his country for 24 years in the United States Air Force. During his time in the military he was a guidance and control specialist, working primarily on rockets. He was...
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Phyllis Hill

August 14, 1927 - May 10, 2016

Phyllis Hill, 88 of Del City, OK passed away May 10, 2016. She was born in Fall River, MA to Raymond and Eunice (Gifford) Shelmerdine and lived there until her marriage to George Hill (USN) in Norfolk, VA on August 23, 1947. Phyllis retired in 1989 from TG&Y as an office cashier for 20 years. She was a member of Sunnylane United Methodist Church and bowled on several leagues for many years...
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Ronald Oliver Collins

February 6, 1940 - May 8, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bill Eisenhour Funeral Home, Del City, Oklahoma.
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Roland Gene Wiles

September 14, 1928 - May 2, 2016

Roland Gene Wiles, 87, passed away on May 2, 2016 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Gene was born on September 14, 1928, in Akron, Ohio to Orville George and Wilma (Seifert) Wiles. He proudly served his country, for 20 years, 8 months, and 13 days in the U.S. Air Force; including a year in Vietnam during the war, retiring on March 1, 1972. Gene enjoyed listening to traditional jazz music and was...
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Kelly Michelle Davis

December 6, 1971 - May 1, 2016

Kelly Michelle Davis, 44, passed away on May 1, 2016. Kelly was born on December 6, 1971 in Oklahoma City, OK to Ronald and Deborah (Ashcraft) Davis. Kelly enjoyed spending time with her family. She would watch TV with them and play games. Some of her favorite TV shows were Cops, The Wizard of Oz, Miracle on 34th Street, and Thunder basketball. In her younger years, Kelly loved spending summers...
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Marie M. Thatcher

January 6, 1936 - May 1, 2016

Marie M. Thatcher, 80, passed away on May 1, 2016. Marie was born on January 6, 1936 in Clovis, New Mexico to Byno Lou and Hettie Jewell (McCasland) Roberson.Marie married Willie Thatcher and together they had five children. She was always staying busy with her children whether it was sewing, crocheting, or just spending time with them. Marie always put others before herself. When she and her...
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Nhac Cong Nguyen

March 17, 1931 - April 28, 2016

Peter Nhac C. Nguyen was born on March 17, 1931 in Cai Tau Ha and grew up in Vinh Long, Vietnam. As a young man, he was always contemplating becoming a Catholic priest. In 1955, he was drafted in the military and later discharged in 1957. He attended University of Da Lat in Central Vietnam and graduated in 1962. From 1962 until the fall of Saigon, he was a philosophy professor in South Vietnam....
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Betty Jo Sanders

July 10, 1925 - April 28, 2016

Betty Jo Sanders, 90, entered her Heavenly home on April 28, 2016. She was born on July 10, 1925 in Adona, AR to Robert and Arlene (Lipe) Johnson. Betty was an activeMember of Del City Nazarene and taught both Sunday School as well as Vacation Bible School for about 35 years. Betty served on boards and committees under several pastors. She called on church patrons and was a devoted Christian who...
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Karen Lorraine FLESHER

June 15, 1957 - April 27, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bill Eisenhour Funeral Home, Del City, Oklahoma.
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Sarah Lucille Long

February 21, 1925 - April 27, 2016

Sarah Lucille Long, 91, passed away on April 27, 2016 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She was born on February 21, 1925 in Cobb, OK to Roscoe McKinley and Willie Bell (Ritchie) Robinson. Reading her Bible, studying the Lord's word, attending and being active in the Del View Baptist Church was always very important to her. Lucille was a very talented quilter and seamstress; making many beautiful...
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Lillian LaVonne Hawthorne

August 3, 1923 - April 26, 2016

Lillian LaVonne Hawthorne left to be with our heavenly Father on April 26, 2016. She was born on August 3, 1923 in Henryetta, OK to Henry and Bonnie (Yoder) King. She married Tom Hawthorne on March 9, 1951. She retired from Tinker Air Force Base in 1983. She enjoyed being a member of her church, cooking, and spending time with her family. Lillian is preceded in death by her parents;...
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Gay Lee Lemler

September 20, 1931 - April 24, 2016

Gay Lee Lemler of Guthrie, Oklahoma, Sept 20th, 1931 to Apr 24th, 2016. She is preceded in death by her Mother, Margaret Nickelles and Father, Freeman C. Bacon. Aunt, Leona Leotta Madden married to John J. Madden. Cousin, Mary Jane Tweed married to Willis L. Tweed, their daughter Susan Parker. Cousin, Martha Ann Clark married to Duane R. Clark and John Jack Madden. Survived by Daughter, Mary...
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Earl Gene Patterson

October 24, 1947 - April 24, 2016

Earl Gene Patterson, 68, of OKC passed away Sunday April 24, 2016. He was born October 24, 1947 in Bakersfield, CA to Jerome and Minnie Patterson. He was preceded in death by his father. He served in the Navy between 1968 and 1971. He was previously employed at Tinker, Loomis Armored, and retired from Lowes. He attended Barnes Church of Christ for 60 years.He is survived by his wife, Gladys June...
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Thomas Ray Patton

September 10, 1927 - April 24, 2016

Thomas Ray Patton, 88, passed away on April 24, 2016. Thomas was born on September 10, 1927 in Maud, Oklahoma to Buran and Dovie Ellen (Eastep) Patton. Thomas worked an aerospace communication supervisor for 31 years. He loved the University of Oklahoma sports. He especially loved OU football. He enjoyed being outside whether it was playing golf, fishing, or growing vegetables in his garden....
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Josie Roselean Johnson

February 3, 1926 - April 21, 2016

Josie Roselean Johnson, 90, passed away on April 21, 2016 in Midwest City, OK. She was born on February 3, 1926 in Dale, Arkansas to Lige and Nora (Thoma) Mandrell. Miss Rosie enjoyed quilting, reading, and watching Wheel of Fortune and Blue Bloods. Her passion was loving and spending time with her family. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Walter Dee Johnson; daughter,...
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Brian J. McAllister

March 1, 1929 - April 17, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bill Eisenhour Funeral Home, Del City, Oklahoma.
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Janice Elizabeth Whiteman

March 10, 1953 - April 16, 2016

Janice Elizabeth Whiteman 63, passed away on April 16, 2016. Janice was born on March 10, 1953 in Dayton, Ohio to Warren Hutchisson and Virginia Elizabeth (Jessup) Douglas. On August 28, 1971 she married Michael W. Whiteman and they spent 44 years together. Janice and Michael enjoyed going to the Albuquerque hot air balloon festival. They even made it an annual tradition for 30 years. Janice...
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Pamala Kay Punneo

February 26, 1959 - April 15, 2016

Pamala Kay (Osburn) Punneo, age 57, died April 15, 2016. She was born February 26, 1959 in Oklahoma City, OK to Wayne Douglas and Ava Kathleen (Keene) Osburn.She graduated from Del City High School, received an Associate in Arts degree from Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College in 1979 and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Central Oklahoma in 1991.She worked for...
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Ethel Mae Sheets

November 10, 1929 - April 14, 2016

Ethel Mae Sheets, 86, passed away April 14, 2016 in Midwest City, Ok. She was born November 10, 1929 in Exeter, Missouri. She married Henry Sheets March 9, 1948. She was a member of Choctaw Church of Christ and sold Avon for nearly 50 years. She enjoyed bowling, church and loved her family very much. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, four sisters, and two brothers. She is...
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Richard Bryan Frankfother

December 18, 1960 - April 8, 2016

Richard Bryan Frankfother, 55, passed away on April 8, 2016. Richard was born on December 18, 1960 in Oklahoma City, OK to Arlan Bryan and Mary Ellen (Blurton) Frankfother. Richard was a caring person who would help anyone in whatever way he could. He would give a person the shirt off of his back if they needed it. Richard has always had a love for airplanes due to his father being a fighter...
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Barbara J. Haslam

May 4, 1932 - April 8, 2016

Barbara J. Haslam, 83, entered the Kingdom of Heaven on April 8, 2016. She was born on May 4, 1932 in Maud, OK to Wiley T and Nellie Jeanette (Goff) Scribner. Barbara married Daniel R. Haslam in Pauls Valley, OK on December 22, 1950. She loved enjoying life as best friends with her husband, spending time with her family, and camping and fishing at Lake Tenkiller. She will be remembered as a...
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Matilda Ann Moudy

March 1, 1929 - April 7, 2016

Matilda Ann Moudy, 87, entered Heaven's gates on her husband's birthday, April 7, 2016. She was born on March 1, 1929 in Cordell, OK to William Otto and Gladys Mae (Burden) Fink. Matilda was a homemaker and stay at home mom, who enjoyed working in her flower gardens, crocheting, embroidery, gospel music and butterflies. She was preceded in death by her parents; loving husband Winifred E...
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Mary Jo Newsom

December 6, 1926 - April 3, 2016

Mary Jo "Jodie" Newsom, 89, of Del City, OK passed away April 3, 2016. She was born December 6, 1926 in Maud, OK to Hiram Green White and Anna (LeCompte) White. She married Raymond Avis Newsom December 27, 1947, in Oklahoma City, OK, after 3 days of knowing each other. Jody was a Practical Nurse at Midwest City Clinic and Casper-Porter Clinic for many years. She was a member of Del City Church of...
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Regina Lee Creager

September 6, 1918 - March 30, 2016

Regina Creager was born in Fort Towson, Oklahoma to a family of sharecroppers on September 6, 1918. Whenever she wasn't walking the two miles each way to and from school, or climbing trees and playing with her dolls, Regina was helping out in the cotton fields and around the house. Regina credited her upbringing for teaching her the values of hard work, and of family love. When she got older,...
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Rita LaNeese Kimbrough

April 14, 1948 - March 30, 2016

Rita LaNeese Kimbrough, 67 of Oklahoma City, OK passed away March 30, 2016. She was born April 14, 1948 in Oklahoma City, OK to Merritt Cecil Clanton and Iva Lee (Stafford) Clanton. The Lord blessed LaNeese and Tom with 48 years and 5 days of marriage. During this time life was lived to its fullest taking advantage of the opportunities He offered. After Tom's military service they lived in...
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Adelaida H. Balderas

December 16, 1948 - March 28, 2016

Adelaida H. Balderas age 67 born on December 16, 1948 was called home by the Lord on March 28, 2016 at 6:38pm. She was wife to Jesus Balderas and mother to 8 children ( Jesse Jr., Joey, Bert, Adam, Pat, Ita, Mary, and Freddy). She was well kept by her husband whom she just celebrated 50 wonderful years of unconditional love with. Adelaida took delight into teaching, loving, caring, guiding, and...
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Mary Colleen Dye

November 10, 1926 - March 25, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bill Eisenhour Funeral Home, Del City, Oklahoma.
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Mary Ellen Russell

August 22, 1938 - March 24, 2016

Mary Ellen Russell, 77, passed away on March 24, 2016. She was born on August 22, 1938 in Holdenville, OK to Walter Edward and Neva Ruth (Martin) Barrowman. Mary was an avid fan of the Oklahoma City Thunder Basketball and University of Oklahoma girls' softball teams. She loved her family very much and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She taught them how to...
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Velda Mae Sydenstricker

May 10, 1943 - March 23, 2016

Velda Mae Sydenstricker, 72, passed away on March 23, 2016 at her home in Crescent, OK. She was born on May 10, 1943 in Bowie, TX to Wayne and Eunice Lorene (Lambert) Carson. Velda was a truck driver for many years and enjoyed the time spent with her husband, Bill, on the road. She enjoyed collecting carousels; and she had a green thumb which led to her spending time in her flower gardens....
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Leona C. Hudson

September 23, 1922 - March 20, 2016

Leona Christina Hudson, "Chris", 93 of Del City, Oklahoma passed away on Sunday March 20th 2016. Chris was born on September 23, 1922 in Hulbert, Oklahoma to Richard Edward and Susie (Langley) Ward. She retired from Tinker Air Force Base in 2005. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her great grand babies. She is survived by her daughter, Sherry Vaught and husband Stan...
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Therese A. Covington

January 31, 1925 - March 18, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bill Eisenhour Funeral Home, Del City, Oklahoma.
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Lena Jo Essick

October 10, 1950 - March 17, 2016

Lena Jo (Wilson) Essick, 65 of Choctaw, OK passed away March 17, 2016. She was born October 10, 1950 in Clinton, OK to Daniel F. Wilson and Stella G. (Killian) Wilson. She attended Nicoma Park and Choctaw Public Schools. Lena was a licensed beautician and also worked for Builders Supply in OKC for several years. She moved to Ozark, MO and married James Essick, where they lived on a farm outside...
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Kaylin Tyler Matthews

June 10, 1992 - March 14, 2016

Kaylin Matthews known to his family and friends as "DUB" passed away Monday, March the 14th 2016 at 7:09 a.m. He is survived by his brothers Coty Raines, Derrick Matthews, Stanly Craig Davis, Pattrick Matthews, and Clinton Matthews, father Tom Matthews and mother Esther Matthews, fiancé Carrie Dunn and children Chevy Matthews, Ryan Matthews, Deven Bouckaloo, and Natalie Bouckaloo. R.I.P. ...
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Olega Jean Gilley

October 17, 1932 - March 14, 2016

Olega Gilley was an only child and grew up in Rush Springs, OK. She later married and had 2 sons. She worked at the Draft Board and later at the VA Hospital. She was a fiercely independent woman and a force to be reckoned. She loved her family and took comfort with her love for God. She was loved by her 2 sons, John Gilley and wife Karen, and James Gilley and wife Georgette; grandchildren Natalie...
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Marion Albert Ashford

April 26, 1930 - March 11, 2016

Marion Albert Ashford was born April 26, 1930 in Waldron AR to Henry and Mabel (Resch) Ashford.Marion grew up working on a farm feeding and taking care of cows, horses, and chickens. He also worked as a lumberjack and ranch hand. Marion came to Oklahoma in 1951 and worked at Tinker as a mechanic. He was drafted into the Korean War and then returned to Tinker after his enlistment ended. He worked...
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Ruby L. Strickland

January 27, 1923 - March 7, 2016

Ruby L. Scott-Strickland, 93, passed away on March 7, 2016 in Oklahoma City, OK. She was born on January 27, 1923 in Sheridan, AR to Arthur and Ethel (Carr) Easterly.Ruby always kept herself busy even if it meant going out in her yard and pulling weeds. She was a devoted homemaker who enjoyed providing for her family through cooking and baking. She enjoyed dogs and walking; she even kept walking...
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Teddy Joe Robbins

February 17, 1943 - March 6, 2016

Teddy Joe Robbins, 73, passed away on March 6, 2016 in Del City, Oklahoma. Ted was born on February 17, 1943 in Oklahoma City, OK to William Henry and Anna Marie (Kusil) Robbins. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army in the 82nd airborne unit. Ted married Linda Skelton on February 28, 1981 and together, the two enjoyed traveling, fishing and camping. He was preceded in death by his...
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Billy Brooks Kasbaum

November 13, 1925 - March 5, 2016

Billy Brooks Kasbaum, Lt. Col. US Army, retired, 90 years old, passed peacefully on Saturday, March 5, after an extended illness. He was born and raised in Cleveland County, Oklahoma, but lived most of his life in Midwest City. His is preceded in death by his parents, Louis and Bernice Kasbaum, brother, Hugh Kasbaum, and sisters Mary Jane Morton and Patty Sue Williams. He is survived by his older...
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