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GRAGG, Elenore E. (McNeese)

Gragg, Elenore Elizabeth McNeese Elenore Elizabeth McNeese Gragg was born November 26, 1915 in Oklahoma City, OK, the daughter of James A. and Louise Harbaugh McNeese. She died July 26, 2007 at Oklahoma Methodist Manor in Tulsa at the age of 91. Elizabeth attended Oklahoma College for Women at Chickasha. She was a graduate of Oklahoma City University with a BA degree and received a lifetime Oklahoma Teachers Certificate issued in 1942. After two years as a kindergarten teacher in the Tulsa Public Schools, she married Owen Gragg and became a homemaker.

GREEN, Elaine L. (Kidd)

Green, Elaine Louise Memorial service for Elaine Louise Green will be 11 a.m., Friday, Oct. 16, at First Presbyterian Church with Rev. Deborah Meinke officiating. Visitation will be at Musgrove-Merriott-Smith Funeral Service and Crematory, Claremore, Thursday 1-8 p.m. Elaine died Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2009, at St. Francis Hospital, Tulsa, at the age of 69.The daughter of Vernon Noble and Vallee Melvina (Lefever) Kidd was born May 19, 1940, in Washington, D.C.

MEYER, Elaine K. (Nesbitt)

Elaine Kathleen Nesbitt Meyer, 79, of Muskogee, passed way Monday, September 21, 2009 in Tulsa. She was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 8, 1930, to Charles Hubert Nesbitt and Carmelita Baze Nesbitt. Both of her parents predeceased her. She had one brother, James B. Nesbitt, who also predeceased her, leaving his ex-wife Lillian Nesbitt, daughter, Beth Head, and grandson, Kenneth Alan Head surviving her. After graduation from Classen High School in Oklahoma City, she enrolled at Oklahoma College for Women at Chickasha, Oklahoma and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree.

LANGFORD, Edna (Snyder)

Langford, Edna CALHOUN: Edna Langford, part of Carters' extended family By JENNIFER BRETT Edna Langford's interest in politics took her from volunteering on campaigns to nights in the White House and travel on official diplomatic trips. Her most notable political alliance was her close relationship with President Jimmy Carter and Rosalynn Carter. Mrs. Langford's daughter Judy was married for years to the Carters' son Jack, and Mrs. Langford remained friends with the Carters throughout her life. "She was very political.

SEALE, Dorris P.

Seale, Dorris Pappas SEALE, DORRIS PAPPAS, Went home to the Lord on October 21, 2007. She was born on November 10, 1918, in Ninnekah, OK, and was raised in Okemah, OK, where she graduated from high school before attending the Oklahoma College for Women in Oklahoma City. She was married and moved to Dallas in 1946, and had been a resident of Richardson since 1957. She worked in a variety of jobs, retiring from Guardian Savings & Loan after many years of service. Her love was her family, and she was especially proud of her grandchildren.

MARICLE, Dorothy L. (Jones)

DOROTHY L. MARICLE Funeral for Dorothy L. Maricle age 86 of Chickasha, will be at 10 a.m., Monday, June 18, 2007, in the McRay Funeral Home Chapel. Born on January 7, 1921, at Pawnee, Oklahoma, she was the eldest daughter of Osie Willard Jones and Marcia Iola Dawson Jones. She died June 14, 2007, in Chickasha. Dorothy attended school in Pawnee and graduated from Sentinel High School in 1938. Dorothy attended Southwestern State College in Weatherford for three semesters, then moved to Chickasha with her family where she graduated from the Oklahoma College for Women with a B.S.

SPEAKMAN, Dorothy E. (Surber)

A memorial mass for Dorothy Elizabeth Surber Speakman, 94, will be at 11 a.m., Friday, July 11, 2008, in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, with the Reverends Jovita Okonkwo and Stuart Crevecour officiating. Born Aug. 20, 1913, in Ardmore to Robert Currin and Etta Sloan Surber, she died Friday, June 13, 2008. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband of 56 years, Judge Streeter Speakman Jr. She graduated from Ardmore High School, Oklahoma College for Women, in Chickasha and Oklahoma A&M. She was a homemaker and taught elementary school at Gene Autry and Sapulpa.

CAZZELL, Dorothy B. (Brasher)

Dorothy B. Cazzell, 81, of Amarillo died Monday, March 2, 2009. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Polk Street United Methodist Church with the Rev. Lane Boyd and Marty Hamrick officiating. Private entombment will be in Llano Mausoleum by Schooler Funeral Home, 4100 S. Georgia St. Dorothy was born April 20, 1927, in Celeste to James R. and Amal Brasher. Dorothy graduated from Oklahoma College for Women and obtained her master's degree from the University of Oklahoma.

SMITH, Dorothy A. (Tucker)

Funeral for former Apache resident Dorothy Ann Smith, 85, Front Royal, Va., will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at First Christian Church, Apache, with the Rev. Rick Fennel officiating. Mrs. Smith died Monday, July 9, 2007, in Front Royal. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery under direction of Crews Funeral Home. She was born Aug. 19, 1921, in Apache, to Virgil and Wanda Tucker. She was a graduate of Apache High School and Oklahoma College for Women at Chickasha. She married Vernon L. Smith on Sept. 20, 1941, in Norman. He died June 18, 1998.

BRAVO, Dorothy A. (Hadlock)

Dorothy A. Bravo, 86, of Oklahoma City, died suddenly at her home on Oct. 21, 2009. She was born Sept. 22, 1923 in Mangum, OK. She attended Mangum Junior College and Oklahoma College for Women in Chickasha, OK. She joined the Navy Waves in 1945, but the war ended before she reported for duty. She moved to La Junta, CO to work at the military base, but it was closing, so she became the time keeper at the Holly Sugar Factory.

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