Phyllis June O'Dell James, 84, passed away on October 12, 2012, in Boulder. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Jack James; her children: Lynne Stair and her husband, Bob, of Golden, Jenni James of Santa Fe, and Lisa Wells of Longmont; her brother, Denny, and his wife, LaNelle, of Madill, Oklahoma; six grandchildren: Marianne Hartner-Godown and her husband, Jeff Godown; Amanda Kelly and her husband, Nate; Zachary Wells and his wife, Aubree; Lauren, Taylor, and Nicholas Wells; and four great-grandchildren: Liam and Quinlan Kelly, and Kayla and Marisa Wells.
Mildred Conover died November 12, 2012 at 84 years of age. She was born to William and Una Conover in Ponca City, OK, April 25, 1928 and grew up in Bartlesville, OK. She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Ben; a son William Bennett Watson; a daughter Gael Penoi Watson; her sisters Shirley Weiss and Mary Conover; and her brother William Conover.
Helen Constance Boggs departed this life on Oct. 19, 2012. She was born to Dotson and Ruth Harbison on Aug. 17, 1922 in Chickasha, OK. She was raised there with four sisters and while attending the Oklahoma College for Women met William 'Bill' Boggs who came to Chickasha from his home in Winner, SD, to work at an Army Air Force Pilot Training Center. They fell in love and enjoyed a marriage of 67 years. Helen was a loving wife to her husband, a loving Mother to her only child, Jim Boggs. She was preceded in death by her sisters and husband who passed ten months prior to her death.
Dorman Anderson, 86, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on October 18, 2012. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, October 22, 2012, at First Baptist Church with Rev. Rod Payne and Rev. Howard Chapman officiating. Burial will follow the service in Crestview Cemetery under the direction of Lunns Colonial Funeral Home. Dorman was born on August 18, 1926, to Joe and Mae (Leavell) Anderson in Ryan, Oklahoma, the oldest of three children. After attending and graduating from school in Terral, Oklahoma, he entered the U.S. Navy where he proudly served for two years.
Jamie Deer (left) and Dr. Brenda Brown (right) come together to bridge cultures in their presentation presented recently at the South Central Modern Language Association conference. Deer, of Anadarko, is a senior English major and Brown is a professor of English at the University of Science and Arts.
A student and professor for the University of Science and Arts presented a co-authored paper on a dialogue between cultures at the South Central Modern Language Association in San Antonio, Texas this month.