PRICE, Joy E. (Mitchell)

Joy Elizabeth Price was born March 4, 1918 in Alderson, Oklahoma to parents Samuel Wesley and Sarah Elizabeth Mitchell and died October 19, 2009 in Oklahoma City. Joy married Ralph Albert Price on March 17, 1943 but was quick to point out that their love story began in 1906 when she was twelve years old. She met Ralph when he offered her a free bag of popcorn at the movie theater where he worked and she always said that she held on to him because he promised her free popcorn for life.

AVANZINI, Joy A. (Corsini)

Avanzini, Joy Services for Joy Ann (Corsini) Avanzini, 75, Coalgate, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 29, at the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Coalgate. Rev. Higgens will officiate.Burial will follow at Coalgate Cemetery. Mrs. Avanzini was born Aug. 13, 1934 at Sherman, Texas to Nondo ""Smiley"" Corsini and Lucy Forneris Corsini. She died Saturday, Dec. 26, 2009 at Coalgate. She graduated from Coalgate High School in 1952 and attended Oklahoma College for Women. She worked in the Court Clerk's Office and was a homemaker.She married Bill Avanzini June 3, 1954 in Coalgate.


Services for JoAnn Weatherford, 72, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, March 8, 2007 at First Baptist Church of Norman at 211 West Comanche with Dr. LaVon Brown and Glenn Faison officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, under the direction of Havenbrook Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday evening.

MEANS, Joan (Hubbard)

Funeral for Joan Means, 86, Lawton, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church with the Rev. Randy Mitchell, pastor, First Baptist Church of Blair, officiating. Mrs. Means died Monday, Feb. 2, 2009, at an assisted living center in Altus. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens under direction of Becker Funeral Home. She was born Nov. 4, 1922, in Oklahoma City, to Dan and Sybil Davis Hubbard. She attended Oklahoma College for Women at Chickasha before earning a bachelors degree at the University of Oklahoma. She married Royce B. Means, M.D. on Aug. 9, 1946, in Oklahoma City.

MATHIAS, Joan I. (Crane)

Joan Ileane Mathias, 81, of Findlay, Ohio, went to be with her Lord and Savior at 9:45 a.m. Sunday, February 15, 2009 at her residence surrounded by her family. Joan was born on August 15, 1927 in Dayton, Ohio to George B. and Frances (Baker) Crane, Jr. She married John F. ""Jack"" Mathias on July 15, 1950 and he preceded her in death on April 14, 2002. She is survived by her children, Matthew C. (Deb) Mathias, Franktown, CO; James G. (Jennifer) Mathias, DVM, Tipp City, OH; Gregory J. (Colleen) Mathias, Boise, ID; Melissa M.

HUDSON, Joan (Aingell)

Joan Aingell Hudson died peacefully at home on River Road in Wimberley on September 23rd, in the presence of God and her family. Born Joan Aingell in Eufaula, Oklahoma, to Lenore Grayson and Major Robert Aingell, in 1927, Jo was proud of her Indian heritage, especially her great-grandfather George Washington Grayson, principal chief of the Creek Indian Nation. She was valedictorian of Eufaula High School and attended Oklahoma College for women and the University of Oklahoma before marrying Winston Hudson and moving to Texas.

FREEMAN, Jewell L. (Dixon)

Jewell LaVaughn Suddath Freeman of Pauls Valley was born December 19, 1911 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma to Grover Cleveland Dixon and Myrtle Armour Dixon. She passed away April 4, 2009 at Pauls Valley, Oklahoma at the age of 97 years. Jewell graduated from Pauls Valley High School in the class of 1928 and attended Oklahoma College for Women in Chickasha, Okla. She married A.N. (Bill) Suddath on September 10, 1931. They had one son, Noel Dixon Suddath. After the death of her husband of 43 years she married William Jennings Freeman on August 9, 1975.

HARRIS, Jewel M. (Southerland)

Jewel M. Harris, 89, passed away Monday, Dec. 1, 2008. Funeral: 10 a.m. Monday at St. Lukes in the Meadow Episcopal Church. Interment: Greenwood Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Jewel was born Feb. 1, 1919, in Rush Springs, Okla., to Ransom and Arabelle Southerland. She graduated from Rush Springs High School and attended Oklahoma Women's College. Jewel lived a life in service to God and our country through Meadowbrook Baptist Church and Navy Mothers Organization.

HOLLAND, Jewel E. (Taylor)

Jewel E. Holland age 90 of Bartlesville, Oklahoma died Thursday, October 29, 2009 at the Jane Phillips Medical Center in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. Funeral Services were held at 1 p.m., Monday, November 2, 2009 at the Potts Chapel in Caney, Kansas with the Reverend Bill Wright officiating. Burial followed in the Sunnyside Cemetery under the direction of the Potts Chapel in Caney, Kansas. The family has suggested memorials to the American Diabetes Association or the Oklahoma Retired Education Association and contributions may be left at the Potts Chapel in Caney, Kansas.

BASHAM, Jency (Allen)

Basham, Jency Allen BASHAM Jency Allen, 84, widow of Jack Basham, died Thu July 12, 2007 at Winchester Center for Health and Rehabilitation. She was the daughter of the late Joe Allen and Agnes Johnson. She was retired from the Fayette County public school system. Mrs. Basham attended Oklahoma College for Women. Survivors include two daughters, Lisa Basham and Viki Basham Leach; two grandchildren, Ron and William Leach; and a sister Inez Glanders. Funeral services will be 2pm Tue at Kerr Brothers-E. Main by the Rev. Don Frye.