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.


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.

MOORE, Pauline C. (Rine)

Pauline Christian Moore CHICKASHA ù Funeral Mass for Pauline Christian Moore, 89, Chickasha, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St Patrick’s Catholic Church. Rosary will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the church. She died Monday, Nov. 16. 2009, in Chickasha. Burial will be in Memory Lane Cemetery, Anadarko. She was born in Kingfisher to Lewelling E. and Lillian Wade Rine. She graduated from Chickasha High School and Oklahoma College for Women. She earned a Masters Degree in Sociology from the University of Oklahoma.

SHARP, Paul F.

Sharp, Dr. Paul F. Dr. Paul Frederick Sharp, the genial president who successfully guided the University of Oklahoma through six and a half of its most turbulent years, died Thursday, February 19, 2009, at his home in Norman following a long illness. He was 91. Born January 19, 1918, in Kirksville, Missouri, the son of two medical doctors, L. Blanche and Fred Joseph Sharp, Paul Sharp grew up in Crookston, Minnesota, and first came to Oklahoma to study at Phillips University in Enid, chosen because of its affiliation with the Disciples of Christ (Christian) Church.

HENSLEY, Pattie E. (Croom)

Pattie Elizabeth (Croom) Hayes Hensley was born in McAlester, OK on July 1, 1922 to Mack Eph and Linnie Bell (Fullilove) Croom. The family moved to Oklahoma City in 1928. She graduated from Classen High School in 1940 and attended Oklahoma College for Women in Chickasha, OK. She married Lawrence Hayes on Feb. 22, 1941, and together they raised four children. Pattie retired from Liberty National Bank after 22 years of service and then went to work for HK Corporation. Later she went to work for the Department of Public Safety and retired a second time in 1984.

RUBE, Patricia K. (Huntley)

Memorial service for Patricia Kathleen Rube, 48, Lawton, will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2007, at the ball park at Robinson's Boat Landing. Mrs. Rube died Sunday, Oct. 28, 2007, in Lawton. She was born April 9, 1959, in Muenchweiler, Germany, to Gordon Arthur and Irmgard Anni Gehring Huntley. She grew up in Lawton and graduated from Lawton High School in 1977. She received her bachelors of arts in deaf education from the University of Science and Arts in Oklahoma in December 2004. She worked as an educator for children with hearing disabilities.

DIXON, Ouida (Wilder)

Ouida Dixon, 103, of McAlester, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2008, at a local nursing home. Private family services will be held. Arrangements are under the direction of Chaney-Harkins Funeral Home of McAlester. Born Sept. 28, 1904, in Haileyville, Indian Territory, she was the daughter of Oville and Clara (Freeman) Wilder. She was Valedictorian with Haileyville High School Class of 1922. She entered the Oklahoma College for Women of Chickasha to become a teacher. She taught school at Haileyville Public Schools. She married Vernil Dixon. She was an entrepreneur in every sense of the word.