Obits

Willanna Veit Klause

Willanna Veit Klause was born July 10, 1925, in Broken Arrow, Okla. She died on April 9, 2015, at Madonna Towers in Rochester. Her parents, William H. Veit of Litchfield, Ill., and Frieda Rosina Quade of Sylvan Grove, Kan., raised Willanna and her three brothers - Evain, Melvin and Orville - on a farm in Lone Wolf, Okla. The family struggled and endured the hardships of the Dust Bowl years.

Mary Gene Jackson

Mary Gene Jackson Born: July 10, 1924 Died: April 10, 2015 Funeral services for Mary Gene Jackson, 90, will be Tuesday, April 14, 2015, in the Sanctuary of First United Methodist Church conducted by Reverends Dan Patman and Jessica Seay. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Cemetery. A time of visitation and support for family and friends will be Monday evening from 6 to 7 p.m.

Ruth Fillmore Gray

Ruth Fillmore Gray of Overland Park, KS passed away Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. She passed peacefully surround by her three daughters. Born March 28, 1937 in Warner, OK she was the eldest daughter of Robert & Thelma (Pitts) Fillmore. Ruth attended Warner High School and graduated from Oklahoma College for Women in1959.

Gwendolyn J. Gilbert

Gwen passed peacefully to be with our Lord on Friday, April 3, 2015. Gwen was born October 4, 1926 to Corna Dillon and Ida Mae Jones in Oklahoma City. She was the youngest of four siblings. Gwen graduated from Central High School in OK City in 1944 and Oklahoma College for Women in Chickasha in 1948 with a BA in music.

Mary Frances Vaughan McKinley

Mary Frances Vaughan McKinley was born in Pearsall, Texas on August 9, 1926. She died in Portland, Oregon on March 11, 2015. Her mother and father were Frances Laura Wickware Vaughan, and Clyde Clifford Vaughan, Sr. She married Robert Lee McKinley at the First United Methodist Church in Pearsall on March 5, 1944.

Deronda Elizabeth Null

Deronda Elizabeth Null, 93, went to be with the Lord, April 28, 2015, in Del City, OK. She was born October 31, 1921 in Indiahoma, OK to John Lloyd and Inez McLinn. She married Leon Bert Null on December 24, 1944. After WWII they made their home in Chickasha, OK where she was a homemaker while attending Oklahoma College for Women.

Laura Carrell Mather

THE GLORIOUS AND SPECTACULAR LIFE OF LAURA CARRELL MATHER 1918-2015 Laura Carrell Mather was born in Holdenville, Oklahoma, on September 18, 1918. She was the daughter of Newton Addison Carrell, who was the County Assessor. Her mother was Myrtle Johnson Carrell.

Henrietta Mae Krejci

Henrietta Mae Krejci, 100, passed away peacefully at home on April 25, 2015. Her long and remarkable life is a testament to her devotion to family, friends and her ability to courageously meet the challenges of her life.

Roberta Forrestine Graham

Roberta Forrestine Graham Born: August 10, 1921 Died: April 24, 2015 GRAHAM, Roberta Forrestine Wallace Roberta F Graham, 93, passed away on April 24, 2015 in Austin, Texas. Roberta was born near Union City, Oklahoma in Canadian County on August 10, 1921 to Lloyd LeRoy Wallace and Virginia Nash Majors Wallace.

Vernon Eugene Douglas

Vernon Eugene Douglas November 10, 1933 - April 22, 2015 Vernon Eugene "Gene" Douglas was born November 10, 1933 in Tuttle, OK to Bennie Morgan and Opal Lillian (Jeffries) Douglas. He passed away on April 22, 2015 in Sulphur, Oklahoma at the age of 81. Mr. Douglas was born in Tuttle and raised on the farm. He played the piano and trumpet, excelling in sports.

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