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Page 3 We Believe in Oklahoma WWW.CHISHOLMTRAILNEWS.COM Chisholm Trail Community News March 18, 2020 Death Notices Memorials 4748 N. 81 Hwy • Duncan Ok 73533 580-252-2244 JimWhitt Debbie Whitt Wade Williams Chris Talley Local Family Owned/Operated www.whittfh.com Oakcrest Cremation Center Seeking a Church Home? invites you to attend any of our services Small Group of Believers seek Like-Minded to Join in Worship & Praise 1009 South 9th Corner of Park & South 9th Duncan John Croy, pastor 580-656-5011 Grace Baptist Church 100.1 FM & 91.5 FM For the best music this side of heaven Spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ One Song at a Time! Carolyn Glee Maxwell ... Longtime Bray Resident and Beloved Donkey Fan: Carolyn Glee Maxwell, passed away Sunday, March 15, 2020 in Marlow, at the age of 77. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, March 19, 2020, at the Lakeside Baptist Church, with Pastor Dale Nease and Rev. Shawn Bitner officiating. Burial will follow in the Marlow Cemetery under the direction of Callaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral and Cremation Services in Marlow. Family Visitation will be Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the Callaway-Smith-Cobb Chapel in Marlow. Carol was born Wednesday, September 23, 1942 in Marlow, to Roy and Dovie Mae (Duke) Vaughn. She lived in the Stephens and Grady county area all of her life, graduating from Rush Springs High School with the Class of 1960 where she was crowned football homecoming queen and was a guard in basketball. Carol married her loving husband, John Maxwell in Vernon, Texas on June 1, 1961; they were married for 58 wonderful years before her passing. Carol enjoyed crafts and woodworking. In the summer, she could be found with her Mumma canning where they would put up over 500 jars every summer. She liked gardening, bowling, water skiing, and fishing with June. Carol enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. Carol loved to lead the cheer 2 bits, 4 bits and could be found supporting any sporting event in the community. She enjoyed watching basketball and baseball games. Carol loved fixing meals for the baseball teams and the cattle showing kids. She could always be found with a smile on her face and will be dearly missed. Survivors include her husband, John Maxwell of Duncan, 2 sons, Johnny Maxwell and wife Tammy of Marlow, Mickey Maxwell and wife Tonya of Duncan. She is also survived by 2 brothers, Bill Vaughn of Newark, TX, Monte Vaughn and wife Debbie of Hereford, TX, a sister, Adrian Hoover of Duncan, as well as numerous nieces and nephews, and a host of great friends. Carol was preceded in death by her parents, father and mother- in-law, Jess and Ruby Maxwell, a brother, Roy Floyd Vaughn, a sister, Pat Bevers. Online condolences may be made to www.CallawaySmithCobb. com Rosser Martin Robinson ... Rosser passed away Tuesday, March 10, 2020 in Duncan, at the age of 95. Funeral Services were held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, March 12, 2020, at the Callaway-Smith-Cobb Chapel in Marlow, with Rev. David Woods officiating. Burial followed in the Marlow Cemetery under the direction of Callaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral and Cremation Services in Marlow. Rosser was born Wednesday, December 24, 1924 in Stephens County, to William Lee and Sarah Elizabeth (Williams) Robinson. He was born, raised, and lived in the Bray area all of his life, graduating from Bray High School to farm and ranch in the area. Rosser married the love of his life, Mary Jane Alexander in Marlow on October 1, 1945; they were married for 66 wonderful years before Mary’s passing on September 4, 2012. Rosser loved the outdoors especially hunting and fishing. He loved to have a good time and was always good natured. Rosser enjoyed joking around with people. He loved to work with his horses and considered them his pets. Rosser was a member of the Bray Missionary Baptist Church, where he was very active in the church serving as a deacon and teaching Sunday school for many years. Survivors include 2 sons, William “Bill” Charles Robinson of Bray, Ted Martin Robinson of Marlow, a daughter, Mary Elaine Smith of Marlow, 6 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and 1 great- great-grandchild. Along with his wife, Rosser was preceded in death by a son, David Joe Robinson, a daughter, Jeanette Carol Robinson, his parents, and a brother, Roscoe Lee Robinson. Online condolences may be made to www.CallawaySmithCobb. com Billy Ray Dockall ... Billy Ray Dockall, 89, of Duncan, Oklahoma, passed away Sunday, March 8, 2020 at his home with his family. Graveside funeral services were 11:00 a.m. Thursday, March 12, 2020 at the Duncan Cemetery, with Rev. Randy Southerland officiating. Arrangements have been entrusted to the family care of Carter-Smart Funeral Directors. Billy was born on Tuesday, May 20, 1930 in Duncan, Oklahoma to parents; Ed J. & Temple Elizabeth (Dutch) Davenport Dockall.   He married Patsy Turner and had 3 children; Jimmy Dale, and 2 daughters; Julia Ann and Vickie Lynn.  He was a lifelong resident of Duncan, Oklahoma. In his early years Billy Ray served in the Korean War and was called to combat in the artillery division, where he served four years as an Army Sergeant. He returned home in 1952 an ruff-necked until he began working for Sun Oil Refinery from 1955 until the closure of the refinery. He was chief operator in the Coker Unit.  He had a passion for wildlife and agriculture. He loved his family and country very much. He will be missed by many of his friends and his family. Billy Ray is survived by his son; Jimmy Dockall & his wife Elizabeth of Duncan, Oklahoma, daughters; Julia Allen & her husband Chuck, of Duncan, Oklahoma, and Vickie Dockall of Duncan, Oklahoma, and 4 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; Billy Ray was preceded in death by his parents; Ed & Temple Dockall, and brother; Lee Carl Dockall and step-brother; Johna Kan and former wife; Patsy Dockall. Military Honors were provided by Stephens County Honor Guard. Michael Allen Boggs ... Michael, 74, former resident of Duncan passed away Monday March 9, 2020 in Mesa, Arizona. Michael was born in Duncan, Oklahoma to John D. Boggs and Betty Ruth Parks on August 2, 1945. He attended school at Duncan High School as well as Costa Mesa High School in California. He was a veteran of the United States Army and served as a medic in West Germany during in the early 1960s. After serving his country he ran his mother’s ambulance company along with his brother Douglas in Fontana, California. From there he tried his hand as a race car driver, an oil field roughneck, a steakhouse owner, and a candy man. He eventually settled in to a long career as an airline pilot, flying for Rio Airways, Braniff Airlines, and Southwest Airlines, among others. He retired in 2004 after 30 years of commercial flying. Michael is survived by his wife Balbina, his sons David, John, and Matthew, his brother Douglas, his sisters Karen and Teresa, his grandchildren, cousins, nieces, and nephews. Funeral services were held 11:00 am Saturday, March 14 at Don Grantham Funeral Home Chapelwith Matt Chambers officiating. Burial followed at Duncan Municipal Cemetery. The Stephens County Honor Guard provided Military Honors Nancy A. Weatherly ... Nancy A. Weatherly, age 76, of Bella Vista, Arkansas, passed away Sunday, March 1, 202, at Circle of Life Hospice in Bentonville, Arkansas, of complications following surgery. Nancy was born March 23, 1943, in Duncan, Oklahoma to parents Joe and Roberta Pollard. She married Homer Weatherly in December 9, 1961. Together they owned several real estate companies including Home real Estate in Duncan and numerous rental properties. The couple retired and moved to Aransas Pass, Texas in 2005 and moved to Bella Vista , Arkansas in 2010. Nancy was an avid Duplicate Bridge player the rank of Bronze Life Master. She also enjoyed gardening and playing Mah Jongg with many neighborhood friends. Nancy is survived by her loving husband of 58 years,; Homer, and daughters; Kimberly and husband John Leonard of Edmond, Oklahoma, Kelli and husband Doug of Bella Vista, Arkansas, and a sister; Robbie and Wendall Tyler of Bella Vista, Arkansas, grandsons; Ryan and Fallon Leonard of Edmond, Oklahoma, and Nicholas Wilkinson of Edmond, Oklahoma, and a granddaughter; Holly and Jeff Witte of Edmond, Oklahoma, and four great-grandchildren. Nancy was preceded in death by her parents Joe and Roberta Pollard. Graveside services were held in Duncan at 1:00 p.m. Friday, March 6, 2010 at Resthaven Memorial Gardens with Dr. Brad Allen officiating, and arrangements have been entrusted to the family care of carter-Smart Funeral Directors.  A celebration of Life will be held on March 21, 2020 in Bella Vista, Arkansas. In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to Circle of Life Hospice, 1201 NE Legacy Pkwy, Bentonville, Arkansas 72712 of the charity of your choice. Teresa Laraine (Bingham) Heavener ... Teresa Laraine (Bingham) Heavener was born January 30, 1958, to Merle and Marie Sylvan (Calvert Bingham in Duncan, Oklahoma. She passed away on March 11, 2020, in Lawton with her family by her side. She was 62. A memorial service is being planned for a later date. Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to Whitt Funeral Home/ Oakcrest Cremation Center. Teresa attended Empire public schools. She married Willie Heavener on July 4, 1997, at Clear Creek Lake. She loved to cook and grow flowers. She enjoyed watching soap operas and going bass fishing. She loved her kids and grandbabies. She was preceded in death by her parents. Teresa is survived by her husband, Willie; children: Robert Gilmore, Cody and Jennie Gilmore, Cathrine and husband Randy Lovett, all of Duncan; 9 grandchildren; brothers, William Albert Bingham of Marlow, Charles Bingham; and sisters, Joyce and husband Mike Terry of Duncan, Marsha Melones. Online condolences can be made to the family at www.whittfh. com. Ula Karen Brenneis ... Ula, 66, long time resident of Duncan passed away Wednesday March 11, 2020 after a long illness. Celebration of Life service was at 10:30 am Saturday March 14 at the New Hope Baptist Church West with Rev. Randy Southerland officiating. Cremation and services are under the direction of the Don Grantham Funeral Home. Ula Karen was born August 10, 1953 to Ulas Fowler and Wanda Lou Hood in Duncan, Oklahoma. She graduated from the Duncan High School class of 1971. She married the love of her life Joe Brenneis on June 2, 1973 in Duncan. She had a long career as an Administrative assistant working for Sledge Insurance, Whitten Insurance and Perkins Insurance. She also worked for Gerald Davis and Edward Jones investment. She served as a volunteer for the Stephens County Humane Society on there Board of Directors and was a volunteer for Gabriel’s House. She enjoyed flower gardening in her free time and had a love for all animals. The thing that she enjoyed the most was spending time with her grandson Baylem and with family and friends. She is survived by her husband: Joe Brenneis; two sons: Travis Brenneis and Blake Brenneis and one grandson Baylem Brenneis. She was preceeded in death by her parents and one sister Diana Hood. In lieu of flowers please send a donation to the Stephens County Humane Society. Memories and condolences may be sent to the family at www.granthamfuneralhomes.com Jimmy Ray Byford ... Jimmy Ray was born on October 2, 1936, in Duncan, Oklahoma, to Loyce Edward and Minnie Mozelle (Luckett) Byford. He passed away on Saturday, March 14, in Oklahoma City. He was 83. Visitation with the family will be Tuesday, March 17, 5:30-7:30 PM at Whitt Funeral Home. A memorial service is scheduled for Wednesday, March 18, at 1:30 P.M. in the Whitt Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Randy Southerland officiating. Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to Whitt Funeral Home/ Oakcrest Cremation Center. Jimmy attended school at Empire High School, graduating in 1955, and then attended Southeastern Oklahoma State University on a basketball scholarship and he was an excellent baseball player. He was employed as a shift leader at Halliburton, working there for 34-1/2 years. He was currently employed at Chisholm Trail Casino as a slot technician for 12 years. He loved all sports. He enjoyed playing golf and softball. He loved his boat and staying at Lake Texoma. He loved watching his children and grandchildren when they were playing their sports. Jim was an avid OU football fan and loved the Dallas Cowboys. He was preceded in death by his parents and great granddaughter, Evelyn Watson. Jimmy is survived by his wife, Joann; children: Lyndle and wife Kim Byford of Marlow, Ricky and wife Vickie McCauley of Comanche, Richard and wife Darla McCauley of Waurika, Debbie and husband Robert Manley of Springer, and Rodney and wife Jerri Donn McCauley of Comanche; grandchildren and great grandchildren. Memorial contributions can be made to the Oklahoma Heart Association, PO Box 841125, Dallas, TX 75284-1125. Online condolences can be made to the family at www.whittfh. com. Linda Sue (Roundtree) Dodd ... Linda was born on November 2, 1953, in Duncan, Oklahoma, to J.R. and Betty June (Harris) Roundtree. She finalized her earthly journey on Saturday, March 14, 2020, with her family by her side. She was 66. A memorial service is scheduled for Friday, March 20, at 1:00 P.M. at Freedom Biker Church with Pastors Billy Morgan and Mike Covington officiating. Interments will follow in the Duncan Municipal Cemetery. Serving as pallbearer will be her brother, Jimmy Roundtree. Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to Whitt Funeral Home/Oakcrest Cremation Center. Linda was a 1971 graduate of Duncan Christian School and also graduated from Red River Technology Center. She worked in the Duncan Regional Hospital emergency room for 25 years (which also included Lindley and P&S Hospitals) and at Urgent Med for 12 years as a nurse. She enjoyed hosting potluck dinners. She loved family dinners, especially at the holidays. Her specialty food was fried chocolate pies. She enjoyed watching cooking programs, along with sci-fi and western movies, especially black and white movies. She enjoyed traveling. Her grandkids were her pride and joy, the loves of her life. She was preceded in death by her parents, J.R. and June Roundtree. Linda is survived by her daughter, Anndria Turner and fiancé Dean Younger; grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Memorial contributions can be made to the Bible Methodist Church building Fund, 281356 E. 1780 Road, Duncan, OK 73533. Online condolences can be made to the family at www. whittfh.com. Hope Community Church  Sunday School starts at 9:45 am and Morning Worship at 10:55 am. Mike Graves will be leading music with the Praise Team. Special music will be presented by Dale Goodrich. Pas- tor Jack Greenwood will bring a message entitled “Everyone Has a World View” from Genesis 1:1-5.  Evening Bible Study is cancelled.  AWANAS will meet at 5:50 on Wednesday, March 25th for Good Samaritan Night and Prayer Meeting will begin at 6:15 pm. Hope Church is located at the corner of Hope Road and Clear Creek Lake Road (5915 Hope Road, Mar- low, OK). Call 580-255-1482 or 580-736-3460 for more information.

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