Obits

BOUCHER, Mary A. (Teague)

Mary Ann Boucher Funeral for Mary Ann Boucher, 69, Lawton, will be at 10 a.m. Monday in First Baptist Church with Shane Hall, pastor, officiating. Mrs. Boucher died Thursday, July 26, 2012, in a Lawton hospital. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens under direction of Becker Funeral Home & Cremation Service. She was born July 16, 1943, in Lawton, to George A.C. and Betty Beatrice Barrett Teague. She grew up in Lawton and attended Roosevelt Elementary School, Central Junior High School and graduated from Lawton High School in 1961.

COURTRIGHT, Margaret E. (Smith)

Services for Margaret Elaine Courtright, 65, Ada, formerly of Reno, Nev., are 2 p.m. Thursday at Church of Christ on 33rd Street, Jimmy Smith officiating. Burial follows at Memorial Park Cemetery. Ms. Courtright died Tuesday, July 10, 2012, at a local nursing home. She was born April 30, 1947, in Pittsburg, Calif., to Earl James and Dora Maxine Wallis Smith. She was reared by her mother and stepfather, James Calhoun. She graduated from Chickasha High School in Chickasha, Okla., and also graduated from the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma in Chickasha. Ms.

MEYER, Lois (Render)

Lois Meyer slipped away April 1, 2012, to celebrate Palm Sunday in heaven. Lois was 97 years old. She was born at Roosevelt, OK, the daughter of Odith and Ethel Render. She had three sisters, Edith Sears, Jewel Kovar, Aledo Brent; and one brother, W.L. Render. All preceded her in death. At three months old, following the death of her mother, Lois was welcomed into the home of her Aunt Claudie Wiley and L.W. Wiley, where she grew up as one of their own, with two sisters, Faye Campbell, Estes Higgins, and their brother, Osler Wiley.

KIMBRO, Ladonna J. (Searcy)

Marlow: LaDonna Joyce Kimbro, 55, passed away Friday, April 13, 2012 in Oklahoma City. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 am, Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at the Marlow Cemetery with Rev. Gene Jorgenson and Rev. Lawrence Gresham officiating. Services will be under the direction of Callaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral Home in Marlow. LaDonna was born Tuesday, April 17, 1956 in Lindsay, OK, to Marion W. and Naomi (Inglish) Searcy. LaDonna lived in the Bray and Marlow area all of her life.

PICKERING, Jo Ann (Dyatt)

Jo Ann (Dyatt) Pickering was born in Manhattan, Riley County, Kan., on Sept. 19, 1925, the first of two daughters to Louise Olga Dugan and Andrew Earl Dan Dyatt. Jo Ann was called home by our Heavenly Father on July 6, 2012, in Round Rock, Texas. Jo Ann was a generous soul, loved by many. Jo Ann's father, Dan Dyatt, worked as a civil engineer for the Federal Aviation Administration, which meant many moves during Jo Ann's formative years. She lived in Topeka, Kan., and Amarillo, Perryton, and Ft. Worth, Texas. Despite all these moves, Jo Ann made friends easily with each new move.

BURK, James M.

James Burk, 1931-2012 James Mack Burk, 80, of Columbia died Monday, June 4, 2012. He was a 45-year resident of Columbia. Burk Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, June 8, at Parker Funeral Service in Columbia. A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will follow the service at the Columbia Cemetery. James was born July 1, 1931, to John Dee Burk and Marie Kyle Burk in Muskogee, Okla. He attended public school in Muskogee, graduating from Central High School with the Class of 1949.

MUSTION, Iris E. (Graham)

Iris Elaine (Graham) Mustion died on July 31, 2012 at the age of 92. She was born to Sally Wright and Reuben Graham on July 31, 1920 in Pauls Valley. Iris was the seventh of eight children. Her father was a Methodist minister and the family frequently moved during her adolescent years. She attended eleven different schools and graduated from Snyder High School in May 1938. Iris attended college at Oklahoma College for Women in Chickasha. After graduation in May 1942, she began her teaching career in Tipton.

ELSEA, Eloise L. (Freeman)

Eloise Leora Elsea, 88, passed away on Sunday, April 29, 2012, in Oklahoma City. Eloise was born on April 20, 1924, in Mangum, Oklahoma, to Alfred and Leora Freeman and was youngest of nine children. It was during her years growing up in Mangum during the Great Depression and Dust Bowl that she would meet the love of her life, O.C. "Buck" Elsea, Jr., while in grade school. Eloise's college career at the Oklahoma Women’s College in Chickasha was interrupted by the start of WWII. She obtained a job as secretary in Oklahoma City for Judge Jarman and later in Washington, D.C., for Rep.

MCLAURY, Doris J. (Portwood)

Funeral for Doris Jean McLaury, 87, Snyder, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in Snyder First United Methodist Church, with Dr. Tim Richardson, Edmond, and the Rev. Jim Perkin, pastor of Snyder First United Methodist Church, officiating. Mrs. McLaury passed away Monday, July 30, 2012, in a Snyder nursing home. Burial will be in Fairlawn Cemetery, Snyder, under direction of Becker Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Snyder. Doris Jean was born Dec. 20, 1924, in Snyder, to Charles Madison and Bennie Richardson Portwood.

SCHUELKE, Cynthia (Warren)

Cynthia Schuelke, 64, of Pearland, Texas, went to be with her Lord and Savior on August 1, 2012, surrounded by her loving family. Long before Cynthia was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma, she was a Ground Angel for Angel Flight, an organization that furnishes transportation from the airport to the hospital for cancer victims and their families. Cynthia’s status has now changed from Ground Angel to Heavenly Angel. Cynthia was born on February 10, 1948, in Corpus Christi, Texas, to Beryl and Willis Warren, both of whom preceded her in death.

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