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DIVER, Roberta L. (Briscoe)

Diver, Roberta L. Roberta Lucille (Lucy) Briscoe Diver, 86, of Claremont, CA passed away Sunday June 10, 2007. She was born September 4, 1920 in Oklahoma City, OK to Saphrona and Richard Briscoe. During her childhood, Lucy liv ed on the Briscoe Family Sooner Farm near Mustang, Oklahoma. Lucy graduated from the Oklahoma College for Women in 1942. She served as a Service Club Director for the civil service at Ft. Belvoir, VA and Obersdorf, Germany. While serving in Germany, Lucy met and fell in love with Lt. Richard B. (Dick) Diver from Meyersdale, PA. They were married on October 23, 1948.

FRENCH, Robert E. Sr.

Memorial services for Robert Earl French Sr., 56, will be 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 16, at First Assembly of God. The Rev. David Toppan will officiate. Burial will be in Anadarko, Okla. French died Jan. 14, 2010, in Gallup. He was born May 21, 1953, in Lawton, Okla. French graduated from Anadarko High School and attended Southwestern Oklahoma State University and graduated with B.A. Political Science University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma. During his professional career, he consulted tribes from across the U.S. and served as Director of Ethics and Rule for the Navajo Nation for 9 years.

RITTHALER, Rickie C.

RICKIE CAROL RITTHALER A graveside service for Rickie Carol Ritthaler, 60, of Oklahoma City, will be 10 a.m. Friday in Grace Hill Memorial Pavilion at Grace Hill Cemetery, Perry. The Rev. Jack Atkinson will officiate. Arrangements are by Brown-Dugger Funeral Home, Perry.

HUBBARD, Richard B.

ANADARKO -- Funeral for Richard Braton Hubbard, 55, Poston, Ariz., will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Virginia Avenue Baptist Church in Anadarko with Marvin Delaware officiating. Mr. Hubbard died Tuesday, March 20, 2007, in Phoenix. A prayer service will be held at 7:30 p.m. today at Virginia Avenue Baptist Church under direction of Comanche Nation Funeral Home.

FLEMING, Rhonda

Rhonda Fleming, 49, of Altus, died Saturday, Aug. 4, 2007, at Jackson County Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Kincannon Funeral Home with Elder D. Jones and Elder Bennie Alexander officiating. Burial will follow services at the Altus City Cemetery under the direction of Kincannon Funeral Home. She was born on April 2, 1958 in Altus to John A. and Earlene (Pollard) Fleming. She attended Altus Schools, graduating in Roswell, N.M. in 1975. She attended WOSC and was trained in Oklahoma City as a professional nanny. She worked at S.W.O.D.A.

COOPER, Ree P. (Snider)

Ree Cooper A Celebration of Life service for Seminole resident, Ree Perry Cooper is scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday at the First Baptist Church in Sulphur. Interment is scheduled for 10 a.m., Tuesday at Sulphur Cemetery. Funeral services are under the direction of Swearingen Funeral Home, Seminole.

STEPHENS, Ramah (Linder)

Stephens, Ramah Linder Ramah Linder Stephens, 79, passed away Monday, July 9, 2007 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She was born September 14, 1927 in Cloud Chief, Oklahoma to William and Beulah (Jackson) Linder. She graduated from Capitol Hill High School and attended Oklahoma College for Women, Northeast Louisiana State University and The University of Houston, majoring in Art Education. Ramah was an award winning artist with art in private and corporate collections throughout the United States.

CRANTON, Phyllis J. (Andersen)

Cranton, Phyllis Jean PHYLLIS JEAN CRANTON Funeral service for Phyllis Jean Cranton, 78, of Oxford, Mississippi, formerly of Chickasha, were held Monday, April 14, 2008, at 10:00a.m., in the Ferguson Funeral Home Chapel. The Reverend Jeffrey B. Cranton, Phyllis' grandson, will officiate. Phyllis was born November 9, 1929 in Concordia, Kansas, the daughter of Anton C. (Tony) and Victoria Andersen. She died Wednesday, April 09, 2008, in Oxford, Mississippi following a brief illness. Phyllis grew up in Salina and after graduating from high school attended Oklahoma College for Women.

SHERMAN, Peter A.

Peter Pete Arnold Sherman PASADENA, Calif. Funeral for Peter Arnold Sherman, 56, Pasadena, Calif., will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Smith Funeral Home Chapel, A n a d a r ko, with the Rev. Milton Otis officiating. Mr. Sherman died Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2009, in Pasadena. Burial will be in Memory Lane Cemetery, Anadarko. He was born April 6, 1953, in Enterprize, Ala., to Virgil James and Myrtle Tanequodle Sherman. He graduated from Lawton High School in 1972 and attended the University of Oklahoma and USAO in Chickasha.

ALLEN, Peggy (Fugate)

Peggy Fugate Allen, age 77, died peacefully October 23, 2007 with family and friends in San Antonio, Texas, her home since 2002. Devoted wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, sister and educator - she was passionate about family. She committed her energy to protect and guide friends, students, and family with unparalleled grace, insight, and finesse. Peggy was born in Maramec, Oklahoma, to Ben Randolph Fugate and Annabelle Platt Fugate on 12 July, 1930.

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