Obits

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.

Mary F. Wilson

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.

Elecia M. Ellis

Elecia Michelle Ellis February 3, 1980 - February 23, 2014 Blanchard: Elecia Michelle Ellis, 34, passed away Sunday, February 23, 2014 in Blanchard. Services will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, February 27, 2014, at the Callaway-Smith-Cobb Chapel in Rush Springs, with Vivian Garza officiating.

Jewel F. Neeld

DUNCAN - Jewel Frances Neeld was born Aug. 15, 1922, in Stephens County, and died Feb. 28, 2014, in Meridian Nursing Home surrounded by family. Services will be 1 p.m. Monday in the Bailes-Polk Funeral Home Chapel with Ron Stough officiating. Interment will be in the Duncan Cemetery. Frances was born in Duncan to Dempsey G. Thomas and Marion Ruth (English) Thomas.

Margurette I. Shoemaker

Margurette Inez Margurette SHOEMAKER Was born May 16, 1918 in Lawton, Oklahoma to Eddie William Shoemaker and Margurette Elizabeth McDuffie Shoemaker. She passed away on Saturday February 15, 2014 at Somerset Manor in Santa Rosa, CA.

Lesley L. Ault

Lesley Lazar Ault, aged 63, passed away peacefully on February 16, 2014. She was born on June 15, 1950 in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Isaac N. and Frances M. (Babian) LaZar. Lesley grew up in Tulsa, graduating from Memorial High School in 1968.

Nancy T. Wiggins

Nancy Jane Tillotson Wiggins, age 72, of Portales, NM, was born on May 14, 1941 in Ransom, Kansas to John and Mary (Barber) Tillotson. She married Walter Isaac Wiggins June 15, 1965 in Albuquerque, NM. He passed away on April 10, 2008. Nancy went to be with the Lord on Monday, February 3, 2014 in Lubbock, TX. In 1959, Nancy graduated from Valley High School in Albuquerque.

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