FULMER, Helen, 98, of Dallas, formerly of Enid. Service pending with Henninger-Allen Funeral Home.
JANTZEN, Caroline B., 91, of Enid. Service pending with Henninger-Allen Funeral Home.
FELIX, George, 83, of Enid. Service pending with Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home.
ELVIN LIDWIG SVOBODA
A graveside service for Elvin Lidwig Svoboda, 84, will be 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Kingfisher Cemetery. Arrangements are by Sanders Funeral Service Inc., Kingfisher.
He was born Aug. 25, 1921, in Kingfisher, to Frank and Marie Cermak Svoboda and died Monday, July 31, 2006 at First Shamrock Nursing Center.
He was a life-long resident and had farmed all his life northwest of Kingfisher.
He married Evelyn Ogle on Aug. 25, 1944, in Kingfisher.
Surviving are one son, Steve Svoboda of Kingfisher; one daughter, Sandra Richter of Broken Arrow; one sister, Valeria Howard of Kingfisher; five grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his wife, one son, two sisters and one brother.
Memorials may be made to Russell-Murray Hospice or Kingfisher Regional Hospital.
C.E. ‘TUG’ SHEPHERD
A memorial service for C.E. ‘Tug’ Shepherd, 74, of Woodward, will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at New Horizon United Methodist Church. The Revs. Scott Heusel and Melvin Rittenhouse will officaite. Arrangements are by Billings Funeral Home, Woodward.
He was born June 18, 1932, in Catesby to Oden and Mary Eloise Johnson Shepherd and died Saturday, July 29, 2006, at his home.
He graduated from Laverne High School and attended barber school. He served a short time in the Army.
He married Barbara Shirm Jan. 8, 1955. He married Bonnie Born Jan. 12, 1985, at the United Methodist Church in Watonga.
He was a cowboy and ranch foreman and worked for the state of Oklahoma. He rodeoed in his younger days. He and his wife were members of New Horizon Methodist Church in Woodward.
Surviving are his wife Bonnie; three sons, Duane Shepherd of Victoria, Kan., Dwight Shepherd of Kismet, Kan., and Scott Shepherd of Woodward; one daughter, Dwana Farnsworth of Sharon; three stepsons, Tony Born of Catoosa, Terry Born of Makawao, Hawaii, and Tim Born of Champaign, Ill.; four sisters, Delores Pope of Woodward, Joyce Hauth of Irving, Texas, Mattie Ripley of Tomball, Texas, and Mary Lou Schmitt of Woodward; nine grandchildren; nine stepgrandchildren; five great-grandchildren; three stepgreat-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by three brothers.
Memorials may be made through the funeral home to New Horizon United Methodist Church or Woodward Hospital Hospice Program.
Condolences may be made on line at www.billingsfuneralhomewoodward.com.
JUNIOR NELSON CRONISTER
The funeral for Junior Nelson Cronister will be 10 a.m. today in the Henninger-Allen Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Hayward Cemetery. (Paid Obit 8-1-1)
GLADYS ‘TOOKIE’ MOSS
A graveside service for Gladys “Tookie” Moss will be 2 p.m. today in Pleasant Hills Cemetery, Meno. Arrangements are by Brown-Cummings Funeral Home. (Paid Obit 8-1-1)
MYRTLE VIVIAN MANZANARES
A graveside service for Myrtle Vivian Furr Manzanares, age 96, will be at 2 p.m. today in Resthaven Cemetery in Oklahoma City. Rev. Jerry Holt, pastor of Liberty Southern Baptist, will officiate. Arrangements are by Anderson-Burris Funeral Home.
She was born to Samuel Lafayette and Henryetta Lawrence Furr near Cherry Hill, Ark., on March 3, 1910, and passed from this earthly life to her eternal life in Christ Jesus, Saturday morning, July 29, 2006, in Enid.
As a small child, Myrtle and her parents moved to Oklahoma, and ultimately settled in Oklahoma City. In 1934, she met and married George Peter Manzanares, and they made their home in Oklahoma City. She was a longtime employee of the John A. Brown Company, and during World War II she worked at Douglas Aircraft, which is now Air Force Logistics Center at Tinker Air Force Base.
She and her husband managed the Milner Hotel in Brownsville, Texas, for 17 years before retiring and resettling in Oklahoma. In 1991, they moved to Enid.
Myrtle is survived by her daughter, Ina Long and husband Don of Enid; one grandson, Dennis Long of Waukomis; three great-grandchildren, Mandy Long of Tulsa, Jared Long of Iraq, and Aaron Long of Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.; and several nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her husband, parents, two brothers, and one sister.
Memorials may be made through the funeral home to Feed the Children. ( Paid Obit 8-1-1)
BONNIE M. DRUIETT
The funeral for Bonnie M. Druiett, age 78, will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 2, 2006 at Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home Chapel in Enid, OK. Rev. John McLemore will officiate. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. There will be a time of visitation from 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home today.
Bonnie was born September 27, 1927, in Enid, to Walter and Edna Wheeler Stewart and passed away from this earth Sunday, July 30, at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center.
She graduated from Enid High School in the class of 1945.
At the age of 12, Bonnie joined the United Brethren Church, which is now Willow View United Methodist Church. She loved working in the church and singing in the choir. She served as youth director from 1965 through 1967 and held numerous offices in the United Methodist Women’s organization. She was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene at the time of her death.
On April 6, 1947, she married her longtime friend and high school sweetheart, Gene A. Druiett.
Bonnie worked as a bookkeeper for C.E. Loomis Furniture, Dr. H. Leland Steffen and Dr. Bruce Hinson. She retired in 1989.
Surviving is her husband; three daughters, Vicki Harris of Enid, Kristi Hill and husband Gary of Woodward, and Nancy King and husband Jim of Broken Arrow; one grandson, Robert Heath of Meno; granddaughters, Jennifer Hedges and husband Ted of Vici, Simmie Hill of Woodward, Katie and Emily King of Broken Arrow; two great-grandsons, Damon Heath of Enid, and Brody Hedges of Vici; great-granddaughter, Allison Grace Hedges of Vici; and two special little friends, Honey Bear and Buddy.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Wayne Stewart, and son-in-law, Jim Harris.
Bonnie felt that she had been blessed with many wonderful years and three daughters and families that work diligently to further God’s Kingdom.
Memorials may be made to the SPCA with Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home as custodian of the funds.
Condolences may be sent to the family at email@example.com. (Paid Obit 8-1-1)
FULMER, Helen, 98, of Dallas, formerly of Enid. Service pending with Henninger-Allen Funeral Home.
Herman Leroy Davis
Funeral service for Herman Davis, 71, will be 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, at Anderson-Burris Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Lyle Buller officiating.
Burial will follow in Enid Cemetery.
Herman was born Jan. 29, 1942, in Clinton, Okla., to Herman and Berdeen (Hays) Davis and passed away Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013.
Herman graduated from Clinton High School and attended college at SWOSU in Weatherford.
Inez Mae Peters Viers
Memorial service for Inez Mae Peters Viers will be 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, at Henninger-Hinson Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Tom Pullin will officiate. A private burial of her cremains will follow in Covington Cemetery.
Inez was born Nov. 9, 1920, in Covington, Okla., at the home of her parents, C.D. and Inez Peters. She died in Enid, Okla., Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at the age of 93.
Inez Mae Peters grew up in Covington, where she attended elementary school and graduated from Covington High School in 1938.
Inez Mae joined Covington Free Methodist Church as a young child. She was quite active and played the piano, taught Sunday school and was a member of the Women’s Missionary Society.
After high school, Inez Mae went to Central College in McPherson, Kan. She majored in education and teaching. She attended for two years.
After two years, she came home to be with her mother who was then alone with the death of her father in 1940.
Robert Dale Miller
Robert Dale Miller, born Oct. 16, 1951, in Enid, Okla., died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, in Tulsa, Okla.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Martha (McGann) Miller.
Surviving are his brother, Richard Miller of Dallas; his wife, Sheryl; daughter, Sarah and family; and son, Zachary and wife.
Bob attended Coolidge and Longfellow, graduating from Enid High in 1969.
Larry Earl Henderson
Larry was born Aug. 26, 1949, and passed away Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013.
Service will be at the Columbarium at Fort Sill National Cemetery at a later time.
He is survived by three children, Angela Goodman, Larry W. Henderson and Brian Henderson; five grandchildren, Chandler Henderson, Julie and Jeffery Glenn, Zackary and Adin Henderson, all of Hennessey; one brother, David Henderson of Edmond; and two sisters, Mary Fiala of Texas and Nancy Mann of Enid.
Raymond Buck Parrack
Graveside service for Raymond Buck Parrack, 96, of Waukomis, Okla., will be 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, in Calvin Cemetery, Calvin, Okla., under the direction of Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends from 1-2:30 p.m. Saturday at Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville, Okla.
Buck was born Sept. 22, 1917, and passed away Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013.
James E. Terrill
A memorial service will be held at a later date for James Terrill, 65, of Fairview, Okla.
James was born Sept. 26, 1948, in Wichita, Kan., and died Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, in Enid, Okla.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Edna and James Balding, and wife, Laura.
Frances M. Willenbring
Mass of Christian burial for Frances M. Willenbring will be noon Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. The Rev. Joseph Irwin will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Henninger-Hinson Funeral Home.
Frances was born Nov. 19, 1929, in Enid, Okla., to Louis H. Willenbring and May Virginia (Roever) Willenbring and died Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at The Commons.
James Edward 'Jim' Goddard
James Edward “Jim” Goddard was born Jan. 29, 1924, in Coffeyville, Kan., while his mother was visiting her sister. He was the son of Floyd Vernon and Bessie Eva (Knight) Goddard.
Jim was raised and attended school in Osage, Okla., graduating in 1943.
Shortly after graduation, Jim enlisted into the service of his country into the United States Army Air Corp on June 15, 1943. Upon completion of basic training, Jim was further trained in his specialty as a cook and in aerial combat as a tail gunner on a B-27 bomber. He spent most of his military service in central Burma and India, attached to the 51st Fighter Control Squadron. To provide better protection for the growing Allied offensive into north Burma, a forward relay station was established at Fort Hertz, Burma, on Oct. 20, 1943, and a fighter control center was established at Jorhat, India, on Jan. 8, 1944. This also helped to give more protection to American transport airplanes flying supplies over the “Hump” to China. Following closely behind the advancing forces of Gen. Stilwell, an area control center was established at Shingbwiyang, Burma, on March 13, 1944. Ground control intercept stations also were established at Titabar and Digboi, India, for the purpose of making better interceptions of Japanese aircraft. Sgt. Goddard often moved between these stations.
Ada Zeva Newsom
Ada Zeva Newsom was born June 9, 1917, in Major County, west of Fairview, to Earl and Hazel Slater. Ada grew up on a farm near Lone Mountain in the Gloss Mountains.
She was home-schooled by her mother, Hazel, for her first year and then attended the one-room school in Media, Okla. She attended high school at Cheyenne Valley, a consolidated school about 15 miles from her home.
She adopted her mother’s dream of becoming a teacher and entered Northwestern State Teachers College in Alva in the fall of 1935. She helped finance her education by working for the National Youth Administration during her freshman year for her room and board.
After two years and one summer term in college, she earned her one-year state certificate and began teaching at the age of 20 in a one-room country school in Fairbanks, Okla., where she was known as Miss Ada.
Raymond Dean 'Ray' Coulter
Funeral service for Raymond Dean “Ray” Coulter, 81, will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, at Timberlake High School Auditorium, Helena, with his son, Pastor Len Ray Coulter, officiating. Burial will be in Good Hope Cemetery, near Helena. Arrangements are by Lanman Funeral Home Inc., Helena. Viewing will be 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. today, Dec. 11, at the funeral home with family present from 6-8 p.m. Memories may be shared with the family at www.lanmanmemorials.com.
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