LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. -- Mary Alleen Sellers, 98, of Laguna Hills, Calif., died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2005, in Rossmoor Leisure World, where she had lived since 1975. Funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday in Bailes-Polk Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. John Culley officiating.
Burial will be in Duncan Cemetery. Mary Alleen was born Dec. 21, 1906, in Belleville, Ark., the daughter of James Holland and Sallie Genn Grace Guest. She came to the Wood Reserve northwest of Duncan in 1907.
Graveside service for Marcelea Talley Rollins, age 76, of Edmond, Oklahoma, will be held 1:30 p.m. Saturday, January 15, 2005, at Laverty Cemetery. Marcelea Talley Rollins, age 76, was born the daughter of B.R. and Nina Ruth (Miller) Talley November 1, 1928, at Laverty, Oklahoma. She died January 11, 2005, in Oklahoma City. Mrs. Rollins was a teacher at the elementary, high school and college levels. She taught school in Oklahoma City and a couple of years in Texas. For 25 years she lived and taught school in Ocean Side, New York.
IIa Mae Robertson, 90, of Norman, died Thursday, Nov. 25, 2004, in Norman. Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Primrose Chapel with James B. Lusby officiating. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens under the direction of Primrose Funeral Service. Mrs. Robertson was born Feb. 22, 1914, to James Earl and Maud Alaine (Black) Medlock at Stratford. She grew up in Colony and Faxon, Oklahoma and graduated from Oklahoma College for Women in Chickasha in 1935.
Funeral services for Genevieve H. Richardson, 86, of Pocasset, Oklahoma, will be held Monday, June 28, 2004, at 10:30 a.m. in the Ferguson Funeral Home Chapel. Genevieve H. Richardson was born October 10, 1917, in Pocasset, Oklahoma, the daughter of Edward Justus Howell and Hetti Hill Howell. She died Thursday, June 24, 2004, in Chickasha.
Roberta Brown Redding passed away December 13, 2004 at her home in Stillwater, Okla. She was born June 29, 1910 in McAlester, OK. She graduated from McAlester High School, received her Bachelors Degree from Oklahoma College for Women and a Masters Degree from the University of Oklahoma. She taught English in Calvin, Lawton, McAlester, and Norman, Oklahoma. In 1944 she married Haddon C. Redding. They moved to Albuquerque in 1952 where she taught English at Highland High School until her retirement in 1975. He worked at Sandia National Laboratories. They moved to Stillwater, OK in 1996.
Robert Proctor was born July 16, 1909, in Brooklyn, N.Y., and grew up in the suburb of Hollis. He died Friday, July 18, 2003 in Norman, Okla., at age 94. He was the only child of Robert H. Proctor Sr. and Madoline Caroline Bucher. Robert graduated from Flushing High school where he was active in dramatics and cross-country running. He began his collegiate studies at Wesleyan University and, after two years, went to Europe for six months with his parents in 1929. He returned to finish his studies at the University of North Carolina where he met his future wife, Ella Mae Daniel.
Ella Belle (EB) Powers, 88, a lifetime resident of Chickasha passed away on Thursday, April 1, 2004, while on a vacation tour in New Orleans, La. EB, the youngest child of Jacob Calvin Good and Ella Belle Leonard Good, was born at the family home in Chickasha on March 24, 1916. Funeral services are set for 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 7, at the First Presbyterian Church of Chickasha, with interment following at Rose Hill Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Sevier Funeral Home, Chickasha.
The college family mourns the loss of David Paddlety, a well-known and respected Native American pastor, artist, author and adjunct language instructor at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma. As the result of a brief illness, Paddlety passed away Oct. 30, 2003 at 80 years, four months, 28 days.