Inez Mary Ausmus died Saturday, March 5, in her home at The Aspens in Hines. She was 99 years and nine months of age. She was born May 14, 1911, near Hanston, Kan., in Hodgeman County, to Isaac and Pauline NeVore. Ausmus’ father was an oil-well driller in Oklahoma. Her early childhood was spent in the temporary housing for the families of the drillers. The little wood houses were on skids and when the well was finished, the houses were moved to the next site.
Gina Lee Boswell, 27, was born August 29, 1983, in Anadarko, Oklahoma, to Dwain P. Boswell and Laura Gail (Guinn) Boswell. She passed from this life on Saturday, March 11, 2011, at her home in Anadarko, Oklahoma. A lifetime resident of Anadarko, Gina graduated from Anadarko High School, with the Class of 2001. She then went on to USAO, where she received her bachelor’s degree in Business. During the four years she attended college, she worked in the Grady County Clerks office. For the last six years she was an associate with her Grandmother at Sues Auction and Real Estate.
Dorothy Anne Neville, longtime Dallas resident, died March 24, 2011. She was born April 12, 1923 in Henryetta, Oklahoma. She attended Henryetta public schools where she was an honor student and a member of the debate team. After high school, she attended The Oklahoma College for Women in Chickasha, Oklahoma and graduated from The University of Oklahoma at Norman. She moved to Dallas in the late 1940s and established her career as a writer and advertising and public relations executive. In the mid 1980s she served as editor and publisher of the Lakeside Record American in Rowlett, Texas.
Annamae Shank, widow of the late Harold G. Shank former city secretary of Dallas and past potentate of Hella Temple; passed away March 9, 2011. Member of Kessler Park United Methodist Church and an active member of the Crusaders Class. For many years was a musician for her class, daughters of the Nile, Ladies Oriental Shrine, Templar Chapter # 374, Order of Eastern Star, Dallas Assembly No. 63 Social Order of the Beauceant and Woman of Rotary, attended Oklahoma College for Women and Central State Teachers College in Edmond, Oklahoma.
NORMAN - Anna Jean Orth, 94, passed away on Tuesday, April 12, 2011, in Edmond. Private family services were held in Norman on Thursday with Havenbrook Funeral Home. Jean was born Sept. 20, 1916, in Calumet to Roy and Martha (Bullock) Wallace. She graduated from Chickasha High School in 1934 and Oklahoma College for Women in 1938 with a B.A. degree in business. In 1939, she married Harper Orth, who directed the J. D. McCarty Center in Norman and preceded her in death in 2002.