Funeral service for Bessie Mae Cotton, age 97 of Chickasha, Oklahoma, will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 in the Calvary Baptist Church. Rev. Chuck Patterson will officiate. Bessie Mae was born the daughter of Daniel Edwards and Pirl Grow Edwards on Sept. 18, 1914 in Swink. She died on July 21, 2012 in Chickasha. Bessie attended Lucile School, east of Chickasha, and lived in the Chickasha area all of her life. She married Raymond Dillard Cotton on May 10, 1933 in Chickasha. Bessie worked in a sewing factory, cafT, and cotton gin early in her life.
Becky Graham was born on November 5, 1916 in Wynnewood, Oklahoma to Guy Spencer Mitchell and Rebecca Ruth Dickerson and went to be with our Lord on May 15, 2012 in Plano, Texas at the age of 95 years. She graduated from Wynnewood High School in 1934 and attended Oklahoma College for Women in Chickasha, Oklahoma. Becky was preceded in death by her parents, her daughter Linda Graham Miller, her son Mike Graham and his wife Peggy Graham.
May 08, 1919 - July 07, 2012- Audrey Juanita (Bennett) Moore, 93, of Huntsville passed away Saturday. Born in Doyle, Caddo County, Oklahoma to Ralph Ivin and Elizabeth Genevieve (Cain) Bennett, she graduated from Mangum Oklahoma High School in 1937. She was a member of the first graduating class of Mangum Jr. College in 1939 and then attended Oklahoma College for Women.
Alta Marie Redmond was born on June 2, 1926 in Kingston, OK to Charles and Callie Kizziar. She was the 6th of seven children and the last of her generation, passing on July 16, 2012. She grew up on a farm near Madill and graduated from Madill High School with honors. She attended Oklahoma College for Women before marrying Robert F. Redmond. Alta Marie was an officer in the PTA at Eugene Field Elementary as well as a Brownie Scout Leader. She volunteered and worked tirelessly for United Cerebral Palsy and was a member of the Governors' Committee on Disabilities.