Obits

Johnny Morgan

JOHNNY MORGAN May 13, 1943 - March 31, 2014 CHICKASHA John left a legacy of levity. He had an affinity for Diet Coke, TV Guide, and Animal Planet. John enjoyed all forms of word pun and play. Many a day he sung in operatic recitative and bestowed new names to various friends and family.

Melody E. Myers

Melody Elizabeth Myers March 18, 1962 - April 2, 2012 Melody was born March 18, 1962 to Hollis and Inza Myers in Sulphur, OK. She attended Cement Elementary. They moved to Verden where she played basketball and graduated in 1980. Melody enjoyed playing music and was in a band with Robert Hackworth, Gary Don Schmidt, and Richard Smart for a few years.

Irene Phelps

Irene Phelps 1910 - 2014 Funeral Services for Mrs. Irene Phelps, 104, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday April 5, 2014 at Ferguson Funeral Home with Michael Oberlender officiating. Mrs. Phelps died on March 31, 2014 at Glenhaven Retirement Village in Chickasha. Irene Phelps was born in Hobart, Oklahoma, on March 11, 1910. She was the daughter of Samuel Thomas Mask and Vessie Barnhart Mask.

Mildred M. Venters

July 5, 1927 - April 6, 2014 YUKON Mildred Mary "Millie" Venters, 86, was born July 5, 1927, in OKC and passed away on April 6 in Yukon, OK. Millie graduated from Capitol Hill High School and attended one year at the Oklahoma College for Women. She worked for Tinker Air Force Base, then FAA, where she worked in aircraft registration until her retirement.

Mary F. Wilson

Mary Frances Meeker Wilson (1913 – 2014) Mary Meeker Wilson was born on Christmas Day, 1913, at home, upstairs, in American Fork, Utah. Mary's father John Scudder Meeker was a Presbyterian National Missions minister who with his wife Georgia Poage Meeker and four children served churches in Utah, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Illinois, Colorado and Kansas.

Panzie J. Biggs

Panzie Jane Blaine Biggs CYRIL, OK-Panzie Jane Blaine Biggs, 80, of Lubbock, Texas, went to join the love of her life, Richard Biggs in a heavenly reunion on March 1, 2014. Panzie was born on July 20, 1933, to James and Velma Blaine of Snyder, OK. After graduating from Oklahoma College for Women in 1953, she married Richard and began a full career of teaching school.

J Edward Houseworth III

HOUSEWORTH J. EDWARD HOUSEWORTH, III Col, U.S. Army (Ret.) Of Springfield, Virginia, passed to his final rest on March 9, 2014, at Fairfax Hospital. COL Houseworth, the son of a World War I veteran and mother who later rose to GS-13 with the Department of Labor Statistics, was born on June 30, 1922.

Otis G. Smith

SMITH YADKINVILLE Otis Grant Smith Nov. 8, 1951 - March 10, 2014 Otis Grant Smith went to be with his Lord on March 10, 2014. He was born November 8, 1951 to the late Stella Jones Smith and Duel Tuberose Smith. After graduating from West Forsyth High School, he attended the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma.

Adelaida Diaz

January 15, 1929 - March 17, 2014 OKLAHOMA CITY Adelaida Diaz, 85, was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on January 15, 1929, to Adelaida and Genero Soto. She lived in Puerto Rico until coming to Chickasha, Oklahoma, with her two sisters, to attend college at Oklahoma College for Women.

Lena G. Ferris

December 16, 1926 - March 19, 2014 Lena Grey (Lea) Ferris was born in Eldorado, Oklahoma on December 16, 1926 to Bonnie and Glenn Faught, one of seven children. She graduated from high school in Eldorado and attended Oklahoma College for Women in Chicasha, Oklahoma. She married Ensign Glenn Ferris on July 16, 1947.

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