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MESTAN, Claudia A. (Jones)

Claudia Ann Mestan, 73, of Arlington died Wednesday, April 18, 2012, with her family by her side in Fort Worth. She ran her race and claimed her prize promised by our Victorious Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Funeral: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Bridgewood Church of Christ, 6516 Brentwood Stair Road, Fort Worth. Interment: Emerald Hills Memorial Park in Kennedale. Viewing: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the church. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Christ Haven Children's Home in Keller, Texas. Claudia was born Oct. 23, 1938, to Gaston and Myrtle Ann Jones and grew up in Atoka, Okla.

BRAUDRICK, Caleb D.

Caleb Daniel Braudrick went to be with the Lord on July 30, 2012. Caleb was born on February 7, 1979, in Oklahoma City, OK to Phillip and Debra Braudrick. He is survived by his wife, Amber; his son, Ezekiel; his daughter, Emery; his mother, Debra; his father, Phillip; his two brothers, Nathan and Jeremiah; and his meemaw, Pebble. Caleb loved God and his family with all of his heart and lived a transparent life. Caleb was a brilliant man of God who had so much God-given talent.

MCGUFFEE, Bobby G.

Funeral service for Bobby “Bob” Gene McGuffee, 83, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, 2012, at Anderson-Burris Funeral Home Chapel, with Dr. Joe Wilson and Rev. Eric Keller officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Bob was born to James and Effie (Baker) McGuffee on July 25, 1928, in Cooper, Okla., and died Saturday, June 23, 2012, at his home in Enid. Bob attended grade school in St. Louis, Okla.; junior and high school in Shawnee; attended Oklahoma Baptist University, USAO, and Phillips. Bob worked for Rock Island, OKT, Union Pacific Railroad for 40 years. On Jan.

CRISWELL, Betty C. (Carrier)

Betty Carrier Criswell passed away April 27, 2012. She was born June 27, 1921, the only daughter of Hazel and Floyd Carrier of Carrier, Oklahoma, and granddaughter and great-granddaughter of Cherokee Strip Pioneers. She graduated from Carrier High School as Valedictorian of her class in 1938 and attended college at Oklahoma College for Women and Phillips University, majoring in music.

CURRAN, Betty A. (Hotchkiss)

Our Mother and G-Mom, Betty Ann Curran, left this Earth on June 3, 2012, much to our grief and sadness, at the age of 86. Betty had a long and interesting life, beginning in Duncan, Okla., where she was born on March 27, 1926, to Harry and Sophie Hotchkiss. She graduated from Duncan High School in 1946, and spoke fondly of her time there playing the clarinet in the marching band. Following high school, she continued her education at Oklahoma College for Women in Chickasha, Okla., taking secretarial classes and for fun, horseback riding.

COTTON, Bessie M. (Edwards)

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.

GRAHAM, Becky

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.

MOORE, Audrey J. (Bennett)

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.

REDMOND, Alta M. (Kizziar)

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.

SASSER, Alfa B. (Dutton)

A memorial service for Alfa B. Dutton Sasser, 86, of Edmond, Okla., will be 11 a.m., Monday, May 14, 2012, at Matthews Funeral Home in Edmond. Alfa passed away May 3, 2012, in Edmond. Alfa was born June 23, 1925, in Fletcher, Okla., to George W. and Ruthie (Leonard) Dutton, and moved with her family to Chickasha in 1927. She graduated from Chickasha High School in 1942, attended Oklahoma College for Women her freshman year, and then attended the University of Oklahoma where she received her BS in Accounting in 1947. She married the Rev. C. W. Sasser, Jr., of Lawton, Okla.

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