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Chisholm Trail Community News
November 14, 2018
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Dana Danise Julian ...
 Dana Danise Julian, 63, departed this life on Friday, November
9, 2018 in Marlow.
 Graveside service was held at 10:00 A.M., Wednesday, No-
vember 14, 2018, at the Westview Cemetery, with Chris Stinnett
officiating. Arrangements were entrusted to Callaway-Smith-Cobb
Chapel of Rush Springs.
 Dana was born May 3, 1955 in Lawton, to Raymond Marvin and
Leola (Wilkerson) Myers. She graduated from Rush Springs High
School and attended USAO as well as Oklahoma State University.
She lived in the Rush Springs area all of her life where she was
a homemaker and a cattle farmer. Dana married the love of her
life, Geary Julian in August,1976 in Wichita Falls. They were mar-
ried for 42 years. Dana enjoyed spending time with family, cook-
ing, and sewing. Dana loved working cattle. She was a member of
the First United Methodist Church in Rush Springs.
 Dana was preceded in death by her father.
 Survivors include husband, Geary Julian of Marlow; son, Jared
Julian and wife Chelesa of Blanchard; daughter, Julie Julian of
Marlow; mother, Leola Myers of Marlow; grandson, Issac Julian;
brother, Phillip Myers and wife Patty of Rush Springs; as well as
numerous nieces and nephews.
 Condolences may be made to
Carolyn Lee Dillon ...
 Carolyn Lee Dillon was born October 27, 1953, in Duncan to
Ernest Dee and Virginia “Ginger” Nix Day. She passed away on
Friday, November 9, at the age of 65.
 Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday, November 14,
at 1:30 P.M. in the Whitt Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tracy
Wilson. Arrangements entrusted to Whitt Funeral Home.
 Carolyn married Darrell Dillon on May 15, 1970 in Henrietta,
Texas. They had two children, David and Melissa. She gradu-
ated from Duncan High School in 1971. She was employed as an
administrative assistant at AXA Advisors. She loved to sew and
knit. She enjoyed watching Oklahoma State University sports and
motocross racing. She also enjoyed reading and gardening.
 She was preceded in death by her father, Ernest Day.
 Carolyn is survived by her husband of 48 years, Darrell; chil-
dren, David Dillon and Melissa Teakell and husband Jeff; grand-
children, Damon Dillon, Lexi and Dillon Teakell; mother, Ginger
Day; sisters, Marilyn Day Pixley and Kathy Day Thompson and
husband Ronnie; and many nieces and nephews.
 Memorial contributions in Carolyn’s name can be made to the
Taylor LeNorman Cancer Center, 2110 Duncan Regional Loop
Road, Duncan, OK 73533.
 Condolences can be made to the family at
Gladys Marie Elam ...
 Gladys Marie Elam was born in Memphis, Texas on April 9, 1923
to John Samuel and Ethel Nevada (Willley) Green. She passed
away November 6, 2018 at the age of 95.
 A memorial time and visitation was held on Thursday, November
8, 201
00 at Bailes Polk Funeral Home in Duncan.
internment took place at 10:00 a.m., Sat-
urday, November 10th at the Noble I.O.O.F. Cemetery.
A loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, Gladys
was a true matriarch. She enjoyed sewing and quilting for her
family. Albeit loving, she was also highly competitive at any domi-
noes or checker table.
 She never passed a cotton field that didn’t make her back hurt!
Because of her time spent baking at the University of Oklahoma
Bake Shop in the mid-sixties, she was a dedicated Sooner fan. She
was a member of Missionary Baptist Church.
 Gladys married Thomas Edwin Elam on September, 7, 1940 in
Hugo. She was predeceased by her husband of 56 years, Thomas
Edwin Elam. She was also predeceased by her siblings Oran, Wil-
lie, Lester, JC, Ardell, and Loyd Green, and niece Sharon Gail.
 She leaves behind her daughter, Eddene McAlister and husband
Chester; son David Elam and wife Jennifer; and sister, Wynona
Eaton and husband Bill. She is also survived by her grandchildren,
Terry Clement and wife Alexis, Tammy Ross and husband Rex, Dar-
rien, Jackson and Devin Elam; and great-grandchildren, Thomas
and Olivia Clement. Gladys is also survived by a host of nieces,
nephews and cousins.
  Condolences may be made at
Complete obituaries and memorials
with pictures (wh n provided) are posted
on our on-line newspaper at
Death Notices
Harvey Dale Johnson ...
 Harvey Dale Johnson passed away Wednesday, No-
vember 7, 2018 in Duncan at the age of 81.
 At the family’s request no services are scheduled
at this time and cremation has already taken place.
Arrangements were entrusted to Callaway-Smith-Cobb
Funeral and Cremation Services of Marlow.
 Harvey was born July 17, 1937 in Oklahoma City, to John Henry
and Alice (Heath) Johnson. He had lived in the Marlow area all of
his life and graduated from Central High School. Harvey married
his loving wife, Marva Jeardoe in Houston, Texas on August 19,
1960. They were married for 50 years before Marva's passing on
August 19, 2010.
 He served in the Air Force and after returning home he began
working for Halliburton as a machine grinder for more than 19
years. Harvey loved farming especially raising cattle. He enjoyed
shooting guns, running, and reading. But his favorite pastime was
spending time with his family.
 Along with his wife, Harvey was preceded in death by a son,
Steven Johnson; his parents; and a brother, Johnny Johnson.
 Survivors include son, Gary Johnson and wife Sherrie of Marlow;
daughter-in-law, Leesa (Johnson) Rosenbaum; five grandchildren
and seven great-grandchildren. He is also survived by sister-in-
law, Helen Johnson, and four nephews.
 Condolences may be made to
Clifton Dalis Simms ...
 Clifton Dalis Simms, 87, of Duncan, passed away
peacefully Thursday, November 8, 2018, in Lawton. A
celebration of life service will be held by the family at
the Freedom Biker Church, Sunday, November 11th at
4:00 P.M. with Pastor Billy Morgan officiating. Arrange-
ments were under the direction of Don Grantham
Funeral Home of Duncan.
 Clifton Dalis Simms was born on October 13, 1931 in Hopkins-
ville, KY to Walter Thomas Sims and Ethel M. Sims (Rogers). He
was a graduate of Pampa High School in Pampa, Texas. After high
school, Clifton served honorably with the United States Army
during the Korean War. After his honorable discharge from the
Army, Clifton went to work as a machinist with Halliburton for 31
years before retiring. He then started his own business, Simms
Refrigeration and Air Repair in 1987. He married Elizabeth Cromar
Burns on April 18, 1984 in Wichita Falls, Texas. He enjoyed solving
air conditioning problems, being a handyman around the home
and having his dog Chance walking him.
 Clifton was preceded in death by two brothers and his parents.
 He is survived by his loving wife of 34 years, Elizabeth of the
home; his sons and their spouses, Danny Simms and his wife
Jane of Austin, TX, Tony Simms and his wife Shawn of Duncan,
Kelly Simms and his wife Denise of Duncan; his daughter and her
spouse, Melinda Kinnaird and her husband Ron of Duncan; his
stepdaughter and her spouse, Karen Elizabeth Cannell-Smith and
her husband Tony of Norwich, England; 11 grandchildren; three
great-grandchildren; and his dog and best friend, Chance.
 Condolences may be made at
Rev. Clarence “Woody” McClendon ...
 Rev. Clarence "Woody" McClendon, 80, passed away
Friday, November 9, 2018, in Duncan.
 Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM, Wednes-
day, November 14, 2018, at the Callaway-Smith-Cobb
Chapel in Marlow, with Rev. Arbuary Ritter officiating.
Burial will follow in the Marlow Cemetery under the
direction of Callaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral and Crema-
tion Services in Marlow.
 Woody was born December 26, 1937 in Tracy, CA, to Clar-
ence Woodard and Dona Mae (Whaley) McClendon. He spent the
majority of his childhood living in various parts of the country and
loved to tell stories of his adventures growing up. In 1956, Woody
won the lottery when Susie said "I do" and he was fortunate
enough to snag the most loving, devoted, and committed wife in
history. They were married on November 11, 1956 in Marlow, in
the Methodist Church. Quickly after, Woody began his career as
a butcher while simultaneously serving in the Oklahoma National
Guard Reserves as a Sergeant 1st class and tank commander. Then
at the age of 32, he answered the call to preach the Gospel of
Jesus Christ. He graduated from Texas Weslyean College in 1974
with a bachelor of science and continued on to graduate from
Texas Christian University in 1977 with a Masters of Divinity.
Woody went on to retire after 30 years of service with the United
Methodist Church leaving behind countless friends he loved dearly
throughout Texas and Oklahoma. Woody was a Master Mason, a
32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason, a Shriner, and was a Past Master
of Carnegie Lodge #294. Woody was a preacher, joker, storyteller,
and papa. He will be missed dearly by his family and friends.
 He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Rev. Jimmy
McClendon, and sister, Tressie McClendon.
 Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Susie; his children,
Woody McClendon of Claremore, Jimmy McClendon of Duncan,
Melody Hale of Gordon, TX; six grandchildren; eight great-grand-
children; and sister, Donna McClendon, as well as several nieces
and nephews.
 Condolences may be made at
Erma “Babe” Loraine Hyde ...
 Erma "Babe" Loraine Hyde, 94, of Enid, and formerly of Duncan,
passed away Sunday, November 4, 2018 in Enid.
 A funeral service was held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, November
10, 2018 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church of Duncan, with
Pastor David Heitner officiating. Interment followed at Duncan
Cemetery. Services were under the direction of Don Grantham
Funeral Home of Duncan.
 Babe was born to James and Della Smith on July 11, 1924. She
married Walter Hyde on April 26, 1958 in Lawton. She worked as
a telephone operator for Southwestern Bell and was a member
of the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. She and her husband Walter were
founding members of the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in
Duncan and were very active in the church. Babe especially loved
working with babies and children in the church. She loved to sing,
cook, and spend time with her family. Babe brought the gift of
unconditional compassion and love to all those who knew her.
 She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Phil-
lip Hyde; and siblings, Ann Calhoun, Gerome and Roy Smith.
 Babe is survived by her granddaughters, Jacey and her husband
Kyle and their three children, Emerson, Archer and Joss all of
Oklahoma City, and Lorri Hyde of Stillwater; and numerous nieces
and nephews.
 Memorial donations may be made to Good Shepherd Luthern
Church in Duncan.
 Condolences may be made at
Roy Lee Ritter ...
Roy Lee Ritter, 86, passed away Sunday, November
11, 2018 in Duncan.
 Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Thursday,
November 15, 2018, at the Callaway-Smith-Cobb Cha-
pel, with Rev. Gene Lancaster officiating. Burial will
follow in the Marlow Cemetery with military honors
conducted by the Stephens County Honor Guard. Arrangements
have been entrusted to Callaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral and Crema-
tion Services in Marlow.
 Roy Lee Ritter was born April 13, 1932 in Marlow, to Marvin Mel-
vin and Mable Ruth (Davis) Ritter. He lived in the Stephens County
area all of his life and graduated from Bray High School. Roy
married his loving wife, Eva Bell Eggleston in Marlow on Decem-
ber 12, 1953. They were married for 62 wonderful years before
her passing on February 15, 2016. Roy served in the Army and
was a rancher. He enjoyed fishing and taking care of his chickens,
cattle, and bees. He was one of the founders of the Bray Volun-
teer Fire Department as well as helping build the fire station. Roy
was a member of many associations and served as an officer in
many of them such as Stephens County Bee Association, Korean
War Association, and VFW-American Legion. He was a member of
the Bailey Church.
  Along with his beloved wife, Roy was preceded in death by
his parents; two brothers, Max Hogue, Bob Ritter; and a sister,
Deloris Koenig.
 Survivors include his daughter, Mary Jane Ritter of Marlow;
grandson, Robert James Ritter of Bray; granddaughter, Kayla
Ann Ritter of Bray; great-granddaughter, Summer Rayne Crowder
of Bray; two brothers, Billy Don Ritter of Duncan; Bud Ritter
and wife Sherry of Duncan; sister, Louise Herndon and husband
Frankie of Marlow; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
 Condolences may be made at
Delois Jane Schwenn ...
 Delois Jane Schwenn, 88, passed away Saturday, November 10,
2018 in Marlow.
 A funeral service for Delois Jane Schwenn was held at 2:00
P.M., Tuesday, November 13, 2018, at the Chisholm Trail Church of
Christ in Duncan, with Leonard Keele officiating. All arrangements
were entrusted to Callaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral and Cremation
Services in Marlow.
 Delois was born April 3, 1930 in Marlow, to Claude and Clara
Lee (Dennis) Percival. She graduated from Marlow High School
in 1948 and went on to earn a Bachelor degree from Cameron
University. She lived in the Marlow area for more than 40 years.
Delois married the love of her life, Robert Schwenn in Albuquer-
que, NM on December 27, 1953. The couple had 64 wonderful
years together. She was a first grade schoolteacher who loved
traveling the country, taking a trip nearly every two months. She
loved spending time with her family and enjoyed cooking. She
was an active member of the VFW, AM, Legion, and DAV. Delois
was a member of the Chisholm Trail Church of Christ.
 Delois was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers,
Herbert and Howard Percival, and a sister, Delvagene Caperton.
 Survivors include her husband, Robert Schwenn of Marlow;
three sons, Robert Schwenn, Jr. and wife Virginia of Raleigh, NC,
Randall Claude Schwenn of Littleton, CO, Rodger P. Schwenn and
wife April of Lawton; daughter, Debbie Buzzard of Duncan. She
is also survived by six grandchildren, three great-grandchildren,
numerous nieces and nephews, as well as host of friends.
 In lieu of flowers, please feel free to make a donation to your
favorite charity in her name or make a memorial contributions to
the Chisholm Trail Church of Christ.
 Condolences may be made at
Hope Community Church
 Sunday School begins at 9:45 am and Morning
Worship at 10:55 am. Worship will be led by Kim
Spivey and the Praise Team with special music by Pam
 Pastor Jack Greenwood’s message will be “THE
DAYSPRING FROM ON HIGH, from Luke 1:76-77. 
 The Bible teaching on Sunday night at 6:00 pm will
be on “Does Prayer Change Things?”
 Wednesday night at 6:30 pm we meet and
pray.  Hope Church is located at the corner of Hope
Road and Clear Creek Lake Road (5915 Hope Road,
Marlow, OK). Call 580-255-1482 or 580-736-3460
for more information.
 AWomen’s conference will be held this Saturday
at Eastside Baptist Church in Marlow.
Doors open at 8:30 am, the conference is from 9:00
am to 3:00 pm.
 There is no charge to attend and door prizes will be
awarded, along with a home cooked meal.
Women’s Conference in Marlow
Deer season
Oklahoma deer season
opens on November
17th and runs trhrough
December 2nd. Then
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