Mildred (Millie) A. Allin passed away on Monday, November 7, 2011. Millie is survived by her husband, William B. Allin; three sons and families; Tom and Nancy Allin, David and Bonnie Allin and their children Taylor, Jordan and Danielle and James Allin and his children, Alexandra, Timothy and Amy; and many nieces and nephews. Millie was born on June 20, 1926 in Temple, OK. While attending Oklahoma College for Women in 1945, Millie met Lt. Bill Allin. Millie and Bill married in Oklahoma City on February 24, 1946 and the newlyweds then moved to Tucson.
Graveside service for Menyoun Freda McWhorter, age 81 of Chickasha, will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011 in the Mountain View Cemetery, Mountain View. Trulan Clark will officiate. Menyoun Freda McWhorter was born the daughter of Harold Clark and Lillian Leonard Clark on Dec. 9, 1929 in Mountain View. She died on Nov. 16, 2011 in Odessa, Texas. She married John Farris in 1947 at Mountain View. He preceded her in death in 1963.
Jimmie Ruth (Adair) Carson was born in Piney, Oklahoma, in rural Adair County, on December 12, 1932. She passed away in Tulsa in the early morning of November 6, 2011. Her death was a result of complications from Parkinsons Disease, from which she had suffered for more than two decades. Jimmie Ruth was the eldest daughter of Virgil and Golda Adair. She was born at the home of her parents, who lived on a small farm in the close-knit community ten miles from Stilwell, Oklahoma. She attended school in Pineys one-room schoolhouse, alongside many of her relatives.
Cleo B. Shook March 20, 1925 - Nov. 16, 2011 Cleo B. Shook was born March 20, 1925 at Marlow, and died Nov. 16, 2011 in Norman, at the age of 86. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 19, at Don Grantham Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow at Marlow Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Arrangements are under the direction of Don Grantham Funeral Home. Cleo had been a longtime resident of Marlow but had resided in Blanchard, for the last 10 years. She obtained her B.S.
Join Economics majors and graduates on the USAO Economics Department Facebook page to discuss all things econ! No doubt there will be lots of debates about deficits and international trade, many references to obscure 18th century philosophers, and probably some equations, too.
J. Warren Mitchell (left) directs the Harding Fine Arts Academy Concert Choir as it joins violinist Yuval Waldman (right) and a hand-selected string ensemble for the third annual Holiday Concert Under the Dome at 3 p.m. on Dec. 4 in the Gold Dome building located at 23rd and Classen in Oklahoma City. For more information, call 405-574-1213.
The Harding Fine Arts Academy Concert Choir is slated to join celebrated violinist Yuval Waldman for a concert of Christmas music from around the world for the third annual Holiday Concert Under the Dome.
Doo-wop group The Alley Cats bring its nationally-recognized smooth harmonies and family-friendly humor to the stage at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 2 in the Te Ata Memorial Auditorium as part of the Davis Waldorf Performing Arts Series at USAO. Tickets are $12 for the general public with discounts available for students, seniors and children under 12. For more information, call 574-1213.
In the 1950s, groups of young men got together and sang the hits of the day without any accompaniment other than their voices. This soulful style, called doo-wop, swept the nation and, for a time, dominated the airwaves.