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OLIVER, Louise (Jarvis)

HAMPTON, CT - LOUISE (JARVIS) OLIVER, 79, passed away peacefully on February 14th, due to complications from ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease). Born in Chillicothe, Texas, she was the seventh of nine children of George Henry and Lillah (Moore) Jarvis.

MAJORS, Louise

MAJOR -- Louise Major, 96, died Thursday, August 15, 2007. She was born in Ryan, OK on October 23, 1910. She was one of eight children. She is survived by nephews, Don Driggers and Robert Driggers; nieces, Anna Jane Current and Mary Edith Exum; 12 grand-nieces and grand-nephews; nine great-grand-nieces and great-grand- nephews. Louise was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, and four sisters. She graduated from the Oklahoma College for Women in Chickasha, OK, now known as the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma. In 1948 she moved to Albuquerque.

ECK, W. Lorraine (Wooster)

HEALDTON Funeral services for Lorraine Wooster Rubottom Eck, 88, will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, 2008, in the Shell Street Church of Christ with Alan Eck and Danny Huntsman officiating. Interment will be in the Masonic Gardens at Rose Hill Cemetery in Ardmore. Born on Jan. 20, 1920, in Verden, a town west of Chickasha, to Dan and Clara Wooster, Lorraine passed away on April 25, 2008. She was preceded in death by her mother, who had lived with her in Healdton, and her father.

HARRISON, Lorraine (Gosselin)

ODESSA Lorraine Harrison passed away peacefully in Odessa on January 9th, 2008. She was born to George and Florence Gosselin in Altus, Oklahoma, on August 7, 1926. A long time resident of Odessa, she attended numerous universities in her quest for professional advancement, graduating with a B. S. from Oklahoma College for Women. She earned an M. Ed. from West Texas State University (now West Texas A&M) in Canyon, Texas. Courses toward a doctorate in Education were pursued at Texas A&M.

EMANUEL, Lorene I. (Gooch)

Funeral Service for Ireta Lorene Gooch Emanuel, 93, Lawton, will be 10:00 a.m. Monday in the Becker Funeral Home Memorial Chapel with Rev. Byron G. Elmore, officiating. Mrs. Emanuel died Thursday in Lawton. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Emanuel was born September 16, 1915, in Laverty, Oklahoma, to John and Lillian Gooch. She grew up in the Chickasha area where she attended Chickasha Public Schools and Oklahoma College for Women. She worked for many years as a nurse and laboratory technician and had worked for several Lawton physicians. She married Millard L.

DUNBAR, Lola A. (Walling)

Dunbar, Lola Ann Walling DUNBAR -- Lola Ann Walling, 75, known as Lolly to friends, was born May 4, 1931 and passed away Thursday, January 25, 2007.

Grew up in the Charles Page Home, attended Sand Springs schools, and the Oklahoma College for Women. She had a great love of music, children, animals, and family.

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 A.

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.

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