Sylvia Marlene DeHart was born on March 24, 1936, to Mildred and Clyde DeHart in Chickasha, Oklahoma. Sylvia grew up attending First Baptist Church, Chickasha. She loved music, especially piano and voice, from a very early age. During her high school days, Sylvia sang in a popular trio called The Mellowtones. They frequently performed at local events, including brush arbor revivals with several young preachers. Sylvia and Dwain were childhood acquaintances. They started dating when Sylvia was a junior in high school and Dwain was a senior.
Funeral services for Margaret Belle "Marge" Godlove Mitchell, 99, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012, at First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. David Hawkins, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Plainview Memorial Park under the direction of Lemons Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 6-7:30 p.m. today, Feb. 13, 2012, at Lemons Funeral Home. Mrs. Mitchell celebrated her 99th birthday by going to be with her Heavenly Father and her best friend and husband. She died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, at her residence after a brief illness. She was born Feb.
Funeral for former Lawton resident Geneva Aline Anderson Newby, 92, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Lawton Heights United Methodist Church with retired chaplain Col. Jack N. Anderson, Frederick, Md., and the Rev. Michelle D. McCarty, pastor, officiating. Mrs. Newby died Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, in Tulsa. Burial will be in the Letitia Cemetery, east of Lawton, under the direction of the Becker Funeral Home & Cremation Service. She was born Dec. 5, 1919, in Union City to Jesse G.