February 2010

Teacher Certification in Social Studies

The USAO Social Studies certification program is offered through the Division of Business and Social Sciences and combines liberal arts learning with teacher preparation. Its goal is to prepare individuals to become effective social studies teachers who can obtain an Oklahoma Teaching Certificate in social studies.

Total Required Hours: 
12
Total Elective Hours: 
31
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COATES, Ella L.

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February-02-2010

Funeral services for Ella Lahoma Coates, 64, Lawton, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, at First Baptist East with Pastor Danny El Kouri of Word Alive Church, Lawton, Pastor Nick Lovenburg, of Freedom Church, Lawton and Pastor Randy Sullivan, Duncan officiating. Mrs. Coates died Tuesday at her home after a short courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by her loved ones. Burial will be in the Duncan City Cemetery, under direction of Becker Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. She was born Sept.

MARETT, Elizabeth (Guest)

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April-26-2008

ELIZABETH G. MARETT, LIZ 98, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 26, 2008. Liz was born on March 19, 1910 in Warren, Arkansas, to Roy and Beatrice Guest. The second of five children, she grew up in Arkansas, Mississippi, and Oklahoma, helping her parents in their clothing stores. She attended Business College and Oklahoma College for Women before moving to Houston where she started her career with Anderson Clayton & Co. Liz loved life. She loved raising her boys, her family life, and people.

NELSON, Elizabeth A. (Maricle)

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December-29-2009

Funeral service for Elizabeth Ann Nelson, 62, of Chickasha, will be at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2010, in the New Life Christian Church. The Rev. Ezell Nelson will officiate. Ann was born the daughter of Harry Maricle and Dorothy Jones Maricle on July 17, 1947, in Tulsa. She died on Dec. 29, 2009, in Oklahoma City due to a seven-month battle with complications from diabetes. Ann graduated from Chickasha High School in 1965 and later graduated from OCLA, now USAO. She taught school at the Intermediate School and at Friend School.

GRAGG, Elenore E. (McNeese)

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July-26-2007

Gragg, Elenore Elizabeth McNeese Elenore Elizabeth McNeese Gragg was born November 26, 1915 in Oklahoma City, OK, the daughter of James A. and Louise Harbaugh McNeese. She died July 26, 2007 at Oklahoma Methodist Manor in Tulsa at the age of 91. Elizabeth attended Oklahoma College for Women at Chickasha. She was a graduate of Oklahoma City University with a BA degree and received a lifetime Oklahoma Teachers Certificate issued in 1942. After two years as a kindergarten teacher in the Tulsa Public Schools, she married Owen Gragg and became a homemaker.

GREEN, Elaine L. (Kidd)

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October-13-2009

Green, Elaine Louise Memorial service for Elaine Louise Green will be 11 a.m., Friday, Oct. 16, at First Presbyterian Church with Rev. Deborah Meinke officiating. Visitation will be at Musgrove-Merriott-Smith Funeral Service and Crematory, Claremore, Thursday 1-8 p.m. Elaine died Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2009, at St. Francis Hospital, Tulsa, at the age of 69.The daughter of Vernon Noble and Vallee Melvina (Lefever) Kidd was born May 19, 1940, in Washington, D.C.

MEYER, Elaine K. (Nesbitt)

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September-21-2009

Elaine Kathleen Nesbitt Meyer, 79, of Muskogee, passed way Monday, September 21, 2009 in Tulsa. She was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 8, 1930, to Charles Hubert Nesbitt and Carmelita Baze Nesbitt. Both of her parents predeceased her. She had one brother, James B. Nesbitt, who also predeceased her, leaving his ex-wife Lillian Nesbitt, daughter, Beth Head, and grandson, Kenneth Alan Head surviving her. After graduation from Classen High School in Oklahoma City, she enrolled at Oklahoma College for Women at Chickasha, Oklahoma and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree.