The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK


January 2, 2006

Obituaries for 1-3-06

HAKE, Dr. Oren J., 82, Enid. Service pending with Brown-Cummings Funeral Home.

SEMRAD, Rita Marie, 87, Enid. Service pending with Anderson-Burris Funeral Home and Crematory.

HOWARD, Robert Earl, 85, Enid. Service pending with Anderson-Burris Funeral Home and Crematory.


A graveside service for Kathleen Smoot, 71, of Elk City will be 11 a.m. Wednesday in Paradise Cemetery. The Rev. Jim Martin will officiate. Arrangements are by Brown-Cummings Funeral Home.

She was born Oct. 15, 1934, and died Friday, Dec. 30, 2005, at Elk City Nursing Center. She lived in Enid for many years and moved to Elk City in 2002.

Surviving are one brother, Tommy Smoot of Elk City.


The funeral for Aaron Lee Padgett, 20, of Enid will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Davis Park Christian Church. The Rev. Alan Seibel will officiate. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrange-ments are by Hennin-ger-Allen Funeral Home.

He was born Jan. 4, 1985, at Oklahoma City to Richard and Sharon Reiter Padgett and died Sunday, Jan. 1, 2006.

He moved to Enid in 1995, and graduated from Enid High School in 2004 where he was active in football and wrestling. He worked for North American Stonecrafters.

Surviving are his mother Sharon Reiter of the home; two brothers, Brent and Trevor Padgett, also of the home; his grandmothers, Betty Reiter of Enid, and Mary Parker of Lake Texoma.

Memorials may be made through the funeral home to the Aaron Padgett Memorial Fund.

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The funeral for Martha Jane Taber, 80, of Medford will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Church of the Naza-rene, Med-ford. The Rev. J. T. Carnell will officiate. Burial will be in Me-morial Park Cemetery, Enid. Arrange-ments are by Hills-Ely Funeral Home, Medford.

She was born Jan. 16, 1925, south of Kingfisher to William Floyd and Esther Lenora Trindle and died Sunday, Jan. 1, 2006, at her home.

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