WARD, Lois J. (Hinson)

Lois Jean Ward, age 82 years of New Braunfels, Texas, passed away December 14th at 2:35 a.m. at the Colonial Manor. Jean was born March 30, 1925 in Norfolk, Virginia to C.E. Hinson and Myrtle Lois Farell Hinson. She attended school in Chickasha, Oklahoma and graduated from the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma known at the time as Oklahoma College for Women in that same community in 1947. Jean married Harold F. Ward on June 3, 1947. They moved to New Braunfels in 1956.


Richardson, Lois Ann Lois Ann Richardson Oct. 24, 1933 ù Dec. 31, 2009 Lois Ann Richardson, 76, of Duncan, died on Thursday, Dec. 31, 2009, in the Sterling House in Duncan. Memorial service will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday, in First United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Phil Ware officiating. Services are under direction of Don Grantham Funeral Home. Family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. today in the funeral home. She was born Tuesday, October 24, 1933, in Duncan, the daughter of Robert W. Richardson Jr. and Lois Frie Richardson.

HUISKING, Lillian P.

Lillian Pat Huisking, 94, Sarasota, died May 13, 2008. A memorial service will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Plymouth Harbor Retirement Center in Sarasota. Survivors include a son, Charlie of Sarasota; and a daughter, Sarah of Atlanta. When Pat Huisking and a friend were having lunch at a Sarasota restaurant not long ago, they told a waiter they didn't need menus. "We don't see," said Huisking, who had macular degeneration. "We don't hear, either," her friend said. "But we do drink," Huisking added with a smile.

PORTER, Lillian (Litton)

Funeral for Lillian Litton Porter, 92, Lawton, will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in Becker Funeral Home Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Kim Hames, pastor, First Christian Church, officiating. Mrs. Porter died Tuesday, June 16, 2009 in a local care center. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery. She was born Feb. 17, 1917, in Endee, N.M., to Henry H. and Sallie Litton, and moved to Chickasha when she was young. She attended Chickasha public schools, and graduated from high school in 1935. She graduated from U.S.A.O. (formerly O.C.W.) in 1939. On Feb. 4, 1939, she married James W. Porter.

BISHOP, Lila M. (Conover)

Bishop, Lila Maureen Funeral service for Lila Maureen Bishop, age 68, of Chickasha will be held 2:00 pm Tuesday December 18, 2007 at the Maranatha Baptist Church in Chickasha. Lila Maureen Bishop was born the daughter of Delbert A. and Elinor June (Mumy) Conover on January 16,1939 at Denver, Colorado. She died Saturday December 15, 2007 in Chickasha, Oklahoma.She married Charles E. Bishop in Akron, Colorado on July 4, 1959.She grew up in Colorado and came to Chickasha 22 years ago. She Graduated from USAO in 1991 she completed her Masters Degree at OCU.

INGRAM, Leticia

Leticia Ingram, 87, of Bremerton Jan. 12, 1922 to Jan. 12, 2009 Leticia (Tica) Ingram was born to teach and she was one of the best and a favorite. As a Rhodes scholar, she studied in England before getting her undergraduate degree from the Oklahoma College for Women. She then earned her master's in mathematics. She was born and raised in Costa Rica. It was there she met her future husband, LeRoy (Roy) Ingram, while both were teaching at an InterAmerican School.

RICHARDSON, Lena E. (Render)

Lena Evelyn (Render) Richardson was born November 13, 1928 in Eldorado, Oklahoma and passed this life on Tuesday, February 19, 2008 in the Hardeman County Memorial Hospital, Quanah, Texas. Lena Evelyn was the fourth child born to James Olin ôChumö and Lena Leslie (Gardner) Render. She was the only one who survived to adulthood. A 1946 graduate of Eldorado High School, Lena Evelyn attended Oklahoma College for Women in Chickasha and Oklahoma A & M University in Stillwater.


Lee Roy Decker, age 70, of Mead, died Wednesday, January 2, 2008, in Dallas, Texas. Funeral services will be at Streetman Road Baptist Church, Mead, at 10:30 a.m. Monday, January 7, 2008, with the Rev. Darren Wallace officiating, assisted by the Rev. Buddy Hunt. Interment will be at 2 p.m. at Resthaven Memorial Gardens in Duncan under the direction of Don Grantham Funeral Home, Duncan. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. He was born on May 23, 1937, in Stillwater, the son of Roy E. and Hazel (Paxton) Decker. He married Barbara Burnett on Aug.

KEPHART, Leah C. (Neugebauer)

Funeral for Leah C. Kephart, 85, Lawton, will be at 2:30 p.m. today at St. John Lutheran Church with the Rev. Richard Mayer, pastor, and Andrew Yeager, vicar, officiating. Mrs. Kephart died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2008, in a local hospital. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens under direction of Becker Funeral Home. She was born Nov. 17, 1922, in Indiahoma , to Alexander and Rosina Nitschke Neugebauer. She married Earl Kephart in Wichita Falls, Texas, on Dec. 2, 1940. He died March 10,1960.

JEWELL, Lajunta J. (Chastain)

LaJunta June Chastain Jewell, 83, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008, at her home in Guthrie. Memorial service was to be at 10 a.m. today in Faith Bible Church in Edmond with the Rev. Dr. Mark Hitchcock officiating. Committal prayers and interment will be at 2 p.m. in Rose Hill Cemetery in Tulsa. She was born July 27, 1925, in Sand Springs, the daughter of Ernest and Jewell Hale Chastain. She married Robert Conrad Jewell in July of 1945. They were married 55 years when he preceded her in death May 19, 2000. They made their home in Duncan, where her husband was affiliated with Halliburton.