Obits

Kris Taptto

Funeral for Kris Taptto, 50, Anadarko, will be at 11 a.m. today at the St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Anadarko. Mr. Taptto passed peacefully in the early morning of Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, at his home with his loving family at his side. Burial will be in Memory Lane Cemetery under direction of Smith Funeral Home in Anadarko. A rosary/prayer service was held Tuesday night at the funeral home.

Velma Jean Shreffler

Velma Jean Shreffler 1926-2015 Velma Jean Shreffler, 88, passed away on January 16, 2015, holding her youngest daughter's hand and surrounded by loving family. She was born on August 9, 1926 in Claremore, Oklahoma to Pauline and John Officer.

Frances Scott

EAST FRANKLIN Frances Scott, age 99, passed away Monday, January 12, 2015 surrounded by her loving family at her home in East Franklin. Frances was born in Springfield, Missouri on November 20, 1915, the only child of the late James & Grace (McNeer) Daughtrey. Her great-grandfather, Bird Miller, was the patriarch of one of Springfield's earliest and most prominent families.

Ann Coe Kerrick

Ann Coe Kerrick AUSTIN, Texas - Word has been received of the death of former Lawton resident Ann Coe Kerrick, 80, Austin, Texas. Mrs. Kerrick died Dec. 28, 2014, at the home of her daughter in Austin. She was surrounded by her family. No service was planned. She was born April 9,1934, in Ardmore to Clint and Lorena Logan Coe. She married Murl Kerrick on Dec. 31, 1952, in Ardmore.

Robert David Pritchard

Robert David Pritchard, 46, of Chickasha, passed away at his home surrounded by family on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015. Funeral services for Robert will be at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, at Bible Baptist Church with Danny Reed and Bill Pendergrass officiating. He was born on Feb. 4, 1968, in Stockton, California, the son of David Dale Pritchard and Doris Ann (Danforth) Pritchard.

Robert "Bobby" Andrew Hinton

Celebration of Life for Robert "Bobby" Andrew Hinton, of Chickasha, OK, will be at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, January 15, 2015 at the Laverty Baptist Church. Robert "Bobby" Andrew Hinton was born August 2, 1984 in Hawaii to Gary and Shelly (Barton) Hinton. He passed away on Saturday, January 10, 2015 in Oklahoma City, OK surrounded by his family, at the age of 30.

Margaret J. Harriman Ratliff

Margaret J. Harriman Ratliff, age 87, passed away on Monday, January 5, 2015 at Oklahoma Methodist Manor in Tulsa. She was preceded in death by: her husband, Don E. Ratliff; her parents, Burl and Dorothy Harriman; her sister, Frances Gideon; and brother, Don Harriman.

Cecilia Ann Northcutt

Cecilia Ann Northcutt was born October 30, 1937 in Ardmore, OK to Owen Clay and Anna Lee Doggett Northcutt. She died on January 3, 2015 of cancer in her home in Tucson, AZ. Cecilia is survived by her husband, Sam Ray; her daughter and son-in-law, Ginger and Ron Walker of Edmond, OK; grandson, Zack Walker and grandson and his partner, Joshua Walker and Joshua Schultz.

Shirley Ann Rogers Walls

CENTREVILLE - Shirley Ann Rogers Walls of Centreville, MD, died on Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at Corsica Hills Center. She was 79 years old. Mrs. Walls was born on February 11, 1935 in Mercedes, TX and was the adopted daughter of the late Amos Richard Rogers and Lillian Cox Rogers. She was raised in Cache, OK, where she graduated from Cache High School, class of 1953.

Betty Jean Vermillion

Betty Jean Vermillion, 81, was born in Clinton, Okla., on December 28, 1932 to Elsie Marie Davis Vermillion and Floyd Eldon Vermillion. She passed away peacefully following a long illness on December 16, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. Betty was preceded in death by her parents, brother Bobbie Jo Vermillion and sister Ila Vermillion Kunau.

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