Obits

COOK, Linda R.

Graveside services for Linda Ruth Cook, 62, of Chickasha, will be held 10:30 a.m., Friday, August 20, 2010, in the Fairlawn Cemetery with Sister Alice Wendling officiating and Bill Holly assisting. Linda Ruth Cook was born April 26, 1948, in Ada, Oklahoma. She died Monday, August 16, 2010, in Chickasha. Linda grew up in Ada, Oklahoma where she attended Ada Public Schools. Linda came to Chickasha during the 1960Æs with her family. Linda married Donnie C.

IRWIN, LaVona R. (Sears)

Funeral services for LaVona Ruth Irwin will be 10 a.m. Monday, June 28, 2010, at the Carmen Christian Church with Rev. Kirk Board officiating. Interment will be in the Aline Star Cemetery under the direction of Wentworth Mortuary, LLC. LaVona Ruth Irwin was born July 17, 1925, to Samuel F. And Viva Hiatt Sears on her grandparents farm east of Cleo Springs, Oklahoma, and passed away on June 22, 2010, at the age of 84 years, 11 months, and 5 days.

BUNNA, Kathleen R. (Lyons)

Kathleen Renee Lyons Bunna passed away July 9, 2010. She was born January 11, 1963, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, to Joseph and Linda Lyons. Kathy graduated with her Bachelor Degree in Math from the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma and then received her Master Degree in Business from Oklahoma Christian University. Kathy was a highly credentialed professional.

SORENSON, Kathleen Moore (Moss)

Kathleen Sorenson, 93, of College Station, passed away on Tuesday, August 10, 2010 in Bryan. Burial is set for 9.30 a.m. Friday, August 13, 2010 at Klein Memorial Park, 32539 SH 249, in Tomball, Texas. An 11 a.m. memorial service will follow at Klein Funeral Home (Cy-Fair Northwest), 9719 Wortham in Houston, Texas.

WILLIAMS, Justin K.

Justin Kurt Williams, 22, of Lorenzo (formerly of Kress) died on Thursday, May 27, 2010, in San Angelo, Texas. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 1, 2010, at First Baptist Church in Plainview, with Pastor Rob Blum, of First United Methodist Church in Memphis, and Pastor Mitch Wilson of First Baptist Church of Shallowater officiating. Burial will follow in Plainview Memorial Park under the care of Kornerstone Funeral Directors of Plainview.

BATIE, Joan (Beard)

Joan (Beard) Batie, 78, died Friday, Jan. 30, 2010, in Oklahoma City with her daughter Helen at her side. Friends are invited to attend a memorial gathering in her honor from 2 to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 10, in the Regents Room at the Student Center on the USAO campus in Chickasha, Okla. Mrs. Batie was born Sept. 17, 1931, in Chickasha, Okla., to Marie Gaston Beard and Thomas Ernest Beard.

SIEWERT, Helen F. (Nuernberger)

Helen Frances Siewert passed away June 20, 2010. She was born in Verden, Okla. on Oct. 8, 1921 to O.E. and Helen Nuernberger. She graduated from Chickasha High School in 1938 as class valedictorian and was Oklahoma State Girls Tennis Champion in 1939. The following year, she entered Oklahoma College for Women, graduating with honors in 1944. For eight years she worked in Tulsa, Okla. for IBM, training customers in the use of business machines. In 1951 she married C.L.

NULL, Elsie

CHICKASHA-- Services for Dr. Elsie Null, 93, of Chickasha are scheduled Wednesday (May 6) at 1:30 p.m. at Ferguson Funeral Home.  Dr. Null taught for more than 38 years at this institution, spanning all three legacies -- from the World War II days at the Oklahoma College for Women, through the Oklahoma College of Liberal Arts period, and into the modern University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma era.

PHELPS, Elizabeth J.

Elizabeth Jane Phelps, age 84, passed away June 3, 2010, in Prescott Valley, Ariz. She was born July 8, 1925, in Marshall, Ark. Soon after, her family moved to a small farm outside of Chickasha, Okla. Some of her fondest memories are of life on that farm with her nine brothers and sisters. After high school, Jane attended the Oklahoma College for Women (OCW) in Chickasha, Okla., where she earned her teaching degree with an emphasis on art. She married her childhood sweetheart, C.

LANG, Elizabeth I. (Brown)

Elizabeth Isabell (Betty) Lang, 93, died peacefully at her home in Sandy Springs, Ga., on Monday, June 7, 2010. Born in Frederick, Okla., to George M. and Ruby Pearson Brown, Mrs. Lang was a graduate of the Oklahoma College for Women and worked as a teacher in Perry, Okla., before moving to Kansas City, Mo. She was a member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. Mrs. Lang was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Charles L. Lang; and by her brother, Wilbur Brown.

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