The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

Obituaries

February 17, 2008

Obituaries for 2-18-08

HOLE, Thelma June, 81, of Garber. Service pending with Dugger Funeral Home, Garber.



CONRADY, Edwin C. ‘Eddie.’ 80. Service pending with Prairie Rose Funeral Home, Anthony, Kan.



RAVONE GRIFFIN

The funeral for Ravone Griffin, 75, of Mooreland will be 2 p.m. today at Mooreland Assembly of God Church. The Revs. Larry Henderson and

Richard Henderson will officiate. Burial will be in Moore-land Ceme-tery. Ar-range-ments are by Bil-lings Funeral Home, Wood-ward.

She was born March 2, 1932, in the Oak Grove area to Lawrence “Shorty” and Mildred Nelson Soupene and died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2008, at Integris Bass Baptist Health Center, Enid.

She attended Oak Grove and Mooreland schools. She married Harold Dean Griffin Sept. 9, 1951. They made their home in Mooreland before moving to Wichita, Kan., and Denver. They returned to Mooreland in 1964, living there until moving to Edmond. They returned to Mooreland in 2003. He died Feb. 19, 2006. She was a member of Mooreland Assembly of God Church.

Surviving are her children, Larry Griffin of Enid, Marvin Griffin of Mooreland and Sharon Harris of Edmond; one brother, L. Burke Soupene of Clearwater, Kan.; four sisters, Rosalie Hinkle, and Marilyn Soupene, both of Wichita, Wanda Shutt, of Security, Colo., and Karen Clark of Kansas City, Kan.; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, Harold, she was preceded in death by two infant sisters and one infant brother.

Memorials may be made through the funeral home to Mooreland Assembly of God Church.

Condolences may be made online at www.billings funeralhomewoodward.com.



CARLA JEANNINE

WASEMILLER

The funeral for Carla Jeannine Wasemiller, 79, formerly of Enid will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Lakeside Assembly of God Church, Oklahoma City. Burial will be 3 p.m. in Memorial Park Ceme-tery, Enid. Arrange-ments are by Hen-ninger-Allen Funeral Home, Enid.

She was born Oct. 11, 1928, in Enid to John M. and Viola E. “Bobbie” Carver Chodrick and died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2008.

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  • Margaret R. Speece

    A private family graveside service for Margaret R. Speece, 92-year-old Enid, Okla., resident, will be held Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Restland Cemetery, Dallas, Texas. Arrangements are under the direction of Henninger-Hinson Funeral Home.
    Margaret was born Nov. 9, 1921, in Fayetteville, Ark., to Elam W. and Margaret (Barnes) Jackson and died peacefully at Golden Oaks Nursing Home on Sunday, April 13, 2014.
    Her family moved to Ponca City, Okla., where she graduated from Ponca City High School. She was active in the high school choir, the study of the piano and a member of the Order of the Rainbow for Girls. Upon graduation, she attended Oklahoma State University.
    On Dec. 1, 1952, she married James Speece in Fort Smith, Ark. The couple owned and operated several jewelry stores across the southwest.

    April 16, 2014

  • JohnSayre.jpg John Leslie Sayre

    John Leslie Sayre, loving husband, father and grandfather, minister, theological librarian, university librarian, seminary dean, tour director and gardener passed away on Friday, April 11, 2014, at Foxwood Springs Living Center, Raymore, Mo. John was born in Hannibal, Mo., to John L. Sayre Sr. and Clara Lucile Haden on March 28, 1924, and was raised in Norman, Okla.
    John graduated from University High School in Norman in 1942. He studied one year at the University of Oklahoma and transferred to Phillips University (Enid, Okla.) where he graduated in 1946, with a BA in religion.
    John was ordained in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in 1946. In 1947, he entered Yale Divinity School in New Haven, Conn., and graduated with his Master of Divinity in 1950.
    On June 18, 1948, John and Herwanna L. Harrouff of Lawton, Okl., were married at University Place Christian Church, Enid, Okla.
    From 1950-1957, John served as campus minister for the Christian Church in Stillwater, Okla., where all four children were born.
    In 1957, John moved to Austin, Texas, to become campus minister at University Christian Church.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • DonaldHouska.jpg Donald Edward Houska

    Donald Edward Houska, 69, of Hull, Texas, died of pneumonia on Friday, April 4, 2014, at Harbor Hospital in Beaumont, Texas.
    He was born at St. Mary’s Hospital in Enid, Okla., July 24, 1944, to Edward and Glenda Louella (Johnson) Houska.
    He is survived by his wife, Brenda Houska of Hull; mother, Glenda Houska of Deer Park; stepson, Bradley Sias and wife Sharon of Hull; granddaughter, Nikki Sias of LaPorte; great-granddaughter, Morgan Rollins of LaPorte; sisters, Patricia L. Brock of Deer Park and Judy M. Jett of Deer Park; brother, Daniel Houska and wife Sue of Eustace, Texas.

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  • VelmaBonnett.jpg Velma Lee Bonnett

    Lee was the first child, and only daughter, of A.C. “Bert” and Mabel (Schwandt) Hafner born on Oct. 2, 1926, in the rural Kansas community of Winkler.
    At the age of six, her parents and younger brother, Roger, moved to the Hunter, Okla., farm where she grew up. Some of her longest and closest friendships were formed with her classmates at Hunter High School. The Class of 1944 continued to remain in touch and Lee was instrumental in planning their reunions.  
    She attended Phillips University, but her high school sweetheart had a bigger impact and they married in 1944. The oil field activity in western Oklahoma and Kansas lured them to various towns, where they spent their young married years, finally settling in Hoisington, Kan.
    Lee was an assistant manager at the Griffin Hotel. Her hotel career ended with the birth of daughter Lynn and within 13 months, the draw of home brought them back to the Hunter area, where they farmed and founded an independent oil contracting business. Son, Bradford was born in 1954, and the family was complete.

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  • ChrisHladik.jpg Christopher 'Bubba' Landis Hladik

    Funeral for Christopher “Bubba” Landis Hladik, 35-year-old Enid resident, will be 2 p.m. Thursday, April 17, 2014, at Henninger-Hinson Funeral Home Chapel.
    Pastor Kevin Choate will officiate. Burial will follow in Hennessey Cemetery.
    Chris was born Sept. 29, 1978, in Enid, Okla., to Landis “Joe” and Jeanette (Hyatt) Hladik and died Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Integris Bass Baptist Health Center.
    He attended local schools.
    He worked at PIC Truck Wash in Hennessey for five years.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • DevoraDavis.jpg Devora Kay Davis

    Funeral service for Devora Kay Davis, 56, will be 11 a.m. Thursday, April 17, 2014, at Anderson-Burris Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Jarrod Cloud officiating.
    Burial will be in Enid Cemetery.
    Visitation with the family is 5-6:30 p.m. today, April 16, at Anderson-Burris Funeral Home.
    Devora was born to Travis and Juanita (Beck) Davis on Dec. 27, 1957, in Wilson, Okla., and passed away Monday, April 14, 2014, at her parents’ home in Enid.
    Devora grew up in Enid and graduated from Enid High School. She then attended Tulsa Junior College. She worked as a supervisor at Star Tek in Enid.
    Devora attended First Assembly of God Church.  She enjoyed playing games, and her dog “Boogie.”

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  • Dorothy Pralle

    Dorothy Pralle, 85, of Dallas, Texas, formerly of Garber, Okla., will be 1 p.m. Saturday, April 19, 2014, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Garber. Burial in Garber Cemetery. 

    April 16, 2014

  • Keith Breckenridge

    A graveside service for Keith Breckenridge will be 2 p.m. Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Memorial Park Cemetery.
    Arrangements are under the direction of Henninger-Hinson Funeral Home.

    April 15, 2014

  • Bernice Elizabeth Mund

    Service pending with Stittsworth Funeral Service, Medford.

    April 15, 2014

  • PhyllisThornburg.jpg Phyllis Elaine Thornburg

    Graveside service for Phyllis Elaine Thornburg, 59, of Enid, Okla., will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at the Mausoleum in Memorial Park Cemetery, with the Rev. Lester Lowry officiating. Visitation with the family is 5:30-7 p.m. today, April 15, at Anderson-Burris Funeral Home.
    Phyllis was born Oct. 22, 1954, in Hominy, Okla., to Ilo Wayne and Charlene (Buchanan) Watkins and passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Enid.
    Phyllis grew up in Enid and graduated from Enid High.
    She worked as a nurse aide and was working at Furrs Cafeteria when she had to retire due to health issues.
    On Oct. 22, 1989, she married Leroy Thornburg in Fort Smith, Ark. They lived in Enid, Fort Smith and returned to Enid in 1990s. Phyllis was a member of Evangel Assembly of God Church.

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