Obits

TAYAR, Marguerite

Healdton, OK Funeral services for Marguerite Tayar, 85 of Healdton will be 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2009 at the First Baptist Church in Healdton, with Rev. Harold Hunt officiating and Rev. Dan Patman assisting. Interment will be at Rose Hill Cemetery in Ardmore, under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home in Healdton. Marguerite was born to Frank F. and Emily (Massad) Tayar on Oct. 5, 1924 in Healdton. She passed from this life on Nov. 14, 2009 in the Ardmore hospital. She was a lifelong resident of Healdton, where she attended school, graduating in 1942. She then received her B.S.

BASSEL, Marguerite (Spencer)

Funeral for Marguerite Spencer Bassel, 93, Lawton, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at St. Paul's United Methodist Church with the Rev. Terry Koehn, pastor, officiating. Mrs. Bassel died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2008, in Lawton. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens under direction of Becker Funeral Home. She was born Aug. 3, 1914, in Love County, to Conrad Eugene and Maude Virginia Nance Spencer. She was a graduate of the Oklahoma College for Women. She taught fourth grade at Sheridan Road and Brockland Elementary until her retirement.

FLICK, Marguerite E. (Overstreet)

Marguerite E. Flick, 83, of Winfield, Kans., died Nov. 25, 2009, at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita. Services were Monday at the First United Methodist Church. Inurnment was private. Memorials are to Winfield High School or the Susan G. Komen for the Cure organization. Marguerite was herself a two-time breast cancer survivor. Marguerite was born Sept. 21, 1926, in Newton, to Ross and Maria Overstreet. She attended public schools in Newton and graduated from Oklahoma College for Women in Chickasha. Marguerite married William J. Flick Jr. on Sept. 24, 1950, in Newton.

HINES, Margie M.

A memorial service will be at later date for Margie M. Hines, 72, Durant, who died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2007, in Calera. She was born Saturday, Aug. 24, 1935, in Bennington to Marvin M. and Inez (McMillion) Hines. She graduated from Bennington High School in 1954, Murray Sate College in 1956, and Oklahoma College for Women in 1958. She taught school for almost 10 years. She then got her cosmetology license and ran a beauty shop, along with a used book store. Her true enjoyment came with brushing her ôbabiesö Kitty, Hoodie and Heidi, playing dominoes with Sabre and reading.

ROGERS, Margarette A. (Dries)

Prayer service for Margarette Ann Rogers will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29 in the Benson Memorial Chapel with Deacon Lloyd Menz officiating. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 30 in Resurrection Chapel, Oklahoma City, with Rev. Gerard MacAuley officiating. Entombment will be in the Resurrection Memorial Cemetery under direction of Huber-Benson Funeral Home. Mrs. Rogers died Jan. 24, 2009, at Concordia Life Care Community in Oklahoma City. She was born March 9, 1914, in Union City.

LOWE, Margaret (Lewis)

Margaret (Lewis) Lowe, 89, a long time resident of Bartlesville passed away September 6, 2009 at Hillcrest Medical Center in Tulsa after a sudden illness. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, September 9 at the First United Methodist Church in Bartlesville with Rev. Buz Wierick officiating. Interment will be in the Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Stumpff Funeral Home & Crematory. Friends who wish may call for visitation at Stumpff Funeral Home Tuesday evening until 9 p.m. and on Wednesday morning from 9 a.m. until 12 Noon.

HARRIS, Margaret (Elkouri)

Harris, Margaret Elkouri Margaret Elkouri Harris 88, passed away on February 26, 2008. She was born on October 23, 1919 in Byron, Oklahoma to David and Adel Elkouri. She graduated from Snyder High School and the Oklahoma College for Women in Chickasha. Margaret married Exton Harris on April 7, 1946 and worked for many years before becoming a stay at home mom. Immediately prior to her retirement, she served as the periodicals librarian at Oklahoma City University. During her retirement years, she excelled at being 'Grandmother', and she loved to read.

GAFFNEY, Margaret (Baird)

Adult Educator and Community Leader Margaret Baird Gaffney passed away peacefully on July 16, 2008, at Holy Family Memorial Medical Center, in Manitowoc, WI. Born in Chicago, IL on August 26, 1924, the cherished daughter of Rile A. Baird and Laurie Madge Mason, Margaret was raised in Oklahoma City. She was a direct descendant of many who fought in the American Revolution, including Major Elihu Kent, who commanded a company of minutemen who responded to the Lexington Alarm.

TUNNER, Margaret A. (Hamilton)

Margaret Ann Hamilton Tunner, 92, died Oct. 13, 2009, surrounded by family at her home Hockley Farm on the Ware River, Gloucester County, Va., where she and her late husband, Lt. Gen. W. H. Tunner, retired in 1958. Mrs. Tunner was born in Enid, Okla., Sept. 3, 1917, and attended Oklahoma College for Women and Oklahoma University. She became a private pilot through a Civilian Pilot Training Program of Tulsa University and purchased and flew her own J-3 Piper cub prior to joining the Women's Air Force Service Pilots program (WASP).

LUND, Margabel M.

Lund, Margabel (Marge) 83, went to be with the Lord April 23, 2008. Marge was born on January 28, 1925, in Lawton, OK. She received her teaching degree from the Oklahoma College for Women and worked as a Physical Education teacher in Lawton. In 1949 she moved to Tulsa and obtained her Masters degree from the University of Tulsa. She worked for Tulsa Public Schools as a teacher at Horace Mann and Roosevelt Junior High Schools and a counselor at Byrd Elementary. She retired in 1984 and received many awards throughout her teaching career.

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