Graveside services for Wendell Gene Brooks, 76, will be at 2 p.m., Wednesday, at Memory Lane Cemetery, Anadarko, Okla., with her cousin, Donald Francen, officiating.
Mrs. Brooks was born March 22, 1928 In Cement, Okla., and died Sunday at the United Regional Hospital in Wichita Falls, following a sudden illness. She grew up in Anadarko, and graduated from Anadarko High School.
Eugenia Reynolds Briscoe of Madison died Sunday, May 23rd, 2004 at Crestood Hospital. She was a resident of Madison for the past 11 years and lived in Corpus Christi, Texas, for 40 years. She was a resident of Valley View Rehabilitation Center in Madison. She was preceded in death by her husband, Curtis G. Briscoe in 1981.
Funeral for Suzy Boykin-Noviello, 46, Lawton, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2004, at Whinery-Huddleston Funeral Chapel. She died Friday, Oct. 1, 2004, in Anadarko. Burial will be at Highland Cemetery. She was born Nov. 10, 1957, in Temple, to Geneva Lee Bolen and Frank Lee Bizzell. She was a lifelong resident of Lawton. She graduated from Walters High School and later earned an associate's degree from the University of Science and Arts in Chickasha. She worked as a lab technician for Cosmetics Speciality Labs of Lawton.
Services were held on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2004, for Eli E. “Sonny” Boyce, age 70 of Chickasha in the McRay Funeral Home Chapel. Mr. Boyce is the father-in-law of USAO’s Lynn Boyce, chief information officer.
Eli E. “Sonny” Boyce was born the son of W.T. “Bill” Boyce and Loretta Riggle Boyce on September 5, 1934, in Medicine Park, Oklahoma. He died on November 25, 2004, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Joy Catherine Belt, longtime resident of Ponca City, passed away Sept. 17, 2004, at 2:10 a.m. at the home of her caregiver after a courageous struggle with two incurable diseases, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS-Lou Gehrig's Disease) and Progressive Bulbar Palsy. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 20, at the Duncan Cemetery in Duncan under the direction of Trout Funeral Home with the Rev. Dr. Randy Scraper, pastor, First United Methodist Church, Duncan, officiating. The casket will not be open following the ceremony.
Edna Pearl Barefoot, 90, of San Angelo, Texas passed away Saturday, Dec. 18, 2004, at Baptist Memorials Center. She was born May 13, 1914, in Altus, Oklahoma to James F. Claiborne and Esther A. Pottorff Claiborne. Edna graduated from Humphrey High School and later went to Oklahoma College for Women where she received her bachelor's degree. She continued her education at Oklahoma State University where she received her master's degree. Edna married Guy O. Barefoot June 1, 1941, in Humphreys, to whom she was married to for 14 years.
Members of the campus community are mourning the death of Alumni President Flavia Bare, an outspoken supporter and genuine friend to the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma. She died Nov. 20, 2003 in Oklahoma City after a brief illness. Bare was a longtime member of the USAO community, and was serving her second year as president of the USAO Alumni Association. She was inducted to the USAO Alumni Hall of Fame in 2001.
Services for Pauline Anderson Austin will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 16, 2004, at Craddock Memorial Chapel with Ben Bailey officiating. Interment will be at Rose Hill Cemetery. Pauline (Mrs. N.S. Austin) went to be with the Lord on June 13, 2004. She was born on July 3, 1908, in Ardmore, Okla., at 622 B St. NW, to pioneer Oklahoma veterinarian, Dr. W.M. (White Marsh) Anderson and Annie Laurie Woods Lipscomb Anderson.