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January 02, 2019
Death Notices
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Edward Winston Foley ...
 Edward Winston Foley passed away Wednesday,
December 26, 2018, in Duncan, at the age of 76.
 Ed was born on August 31, 1942, in Pauls Valley
to Edward Winston Sr. and Oleta (Thomas) Foley. He
graduated from Oklahoma State University with a
bachelor’s degree in music and continued his educa-
tion at New Mexico State University where he earned
a master’s degree in vocal performance. He joined the United
States Air Force in 1964. While in the Air Force, he studied
Mandarin Chinese at Yale University and served as a Language
Intercept Operator while stationed at Udorn Air Force Base in
Udorn, Thailand.
 He lived in the Marlow area for more than 32 years and was a
well known educator with Marlow Public Schools. A lifelong musi-
cian, Ed played many instruments including piano, guitar, and
dulcimer. He loved singing and making music and even making
his own instruments. He led many in worship at various churches
over the years and taught thousands of students in band and vo-
cal music.
 Ed married Cyndi, the love of his life, on February 14, 1982.
They enjoyed many wonderful, music-filled years together before
his passing.
 He was preceded in death by his parents.
 Survivors include his wife, Cyndi Foley of the home; three sons,
Alan Foley and wife Charlotte Flynn of Syracuse, NY, Brendon
Foley of Denton, TX, Daniel Symonds and wife Tina of Elgin; two
daughters, Emily Brashier of Edmond, Stephanie Foley Kelly of
Pittsburgh, PA; and eight grandchildren. He is also remembered
by his brother, James Foley and wife Vicki of Amarillo, TX; a sis-
ter, Patricia Foley-Ballard and husband Don of Austin, TX; as well
as many cousins.
 A private memorial services washeld. Cremation and services
were under the care of Callaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral and Crema-
tion Services in Marlow.
 Condolences may be made at
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Charles Edwin Rice ...
 Services for Charles Edwin Rice, 81, are pending with Whitt
Funeral Home.
 Charles was born January 5, 1937 and passed away Monday,
December 24, 2018.
 Condolences may be made at
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Pearl Ann Treadaway ...
 Funeral service for Pearl Ann Treadaway, 81, of Rush Springs,
was held at 10:30 A.M., Friday, December 28, 2018, at the
Southern Baptist Church in Rush Springs, with Reverend Paul
Phipps officiating. Burial followed in the Westview Cemetery.
Services under the direction of Callaway-Smith-Cobb Chapel.
 Ann was born September 20, 1937 in Robert Lee, TX, to Grover
Clifton and Ila Ruth (Duncan) Creech. She passed away Friday,
December 21, 2018 in Rush Springs.
 Ann lived in the Rush Springs area since 1984 and previously
had lived in Texas and New Mexico. She married her loving
husband, Chester Treadaway in Sweetwater on April 7, 1952.
They enjoyed 66 wonderful years together before her passing.
She enjoyed painting and doing crafts, and traveling with her
dog. She had a giving heart and loved to help those in need. She
enjoyed spending time with her family. Ann was a member of the
Southern Baptist Church of Rush Springs.
She was preceded in death by two great-grandchildren, Jasper,
Chloe, her parents, and aunts and uncles.
 Survivors include her husband, Chester Treadaway of the home;
two sons, Chester Treadaway, Jr. and wife Linda of Rush Springs,
Roger Treadaway of Duncan, a daughter, Joyce Treadaway-
Coffman of Rush Springs, grandson, Chris and wife Misten,
granddaughter, Winter and husband Lance, granddaughter, April
and husband Philip, granddaughter, Heather and husband Hoss,
grandson, Cody, granddaughter, Courtnie. She is also survived by
21 great-grandchildren and lots more that called her Granny, a
brother, Cliff Creech and wife Carolyn of Rush Springs, numerous
nieces and nephews, as well as a host of friends.
 Condolences may be made at
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Sherrill Wayne Dennis ...
 Sherrill "Skinny" Wayne Dennis, age 60, of Duncan, passed away
Wednesday, December 19, 2018.
 Memorial service was held at 2:00 P.M., Friday, December 28,
2018, at the Callaway-Smith-Cobb Chapel, with Lee Parish offici-
ating. All arrangements were entrusted to Callaway-Smith-Cobb
Funeral and Cremation Services of Marlow.
 Sherrill “Skinny” Dennis was born Thursday, November 27, 1958
in Monticello, UT, to W.L.and Martha Alice (Isbell) Dennis. He
lived in the Stephens County area all of his life and graduated
from the Marlow High School with the Class of 1977. He married
Dena McCullum, but later divorced. He later went on to marry
Sheila Kay Williams in Wichita Falls on December 29, 1989. Skinny
worked as a welder for Wilco in Marlow for many years. He loved
going to the lake and fishing. He also enjoyed dancing, country
music, and CB radios. The most cherished time he had was spent
with his grandbabies. He attended the Church of Christ in Marlow.
 He was preceded in death by a son, Bryson Wayne Dennis; his
father, W.L. Dennis; stepfather, Kenneth Lester Davis; a brother,
Randy Dennis; and a sister, Deborah Wright.
 Survivors include his wife, Shelia of Duncan; three sons, Dakota
Blake Dennis of Duncan, Dylan Clay-Wayne Dennis and wife Haley
of Duncan, Nathan Wayne Johnston; three grandchildren; his
mother, Martha Alice Davis of Marlow; two brothers, Raymond
Collins and wife Lisha of Marlow, Carl Wayne Davis of Duncan;
four sisters, Loetta Arrington of TX, Anita Holsun and husband
Charlie of Duncan, Donna Davis of Temple, Patty Hammond of
Duncan. He is also remembered by numerous nieces, nephews,
and friends including lifelong friend, Junior Shannon and family.
 Condolences may be made at
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Marylee Esta Raney ...
 Funeral services for Marylee Esta Raney, 83, of Marlow, will
be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, January 2, 2019, at the Vimy
Ridge Baptist Church, with Reverend David Hale officiating. Burial
will follow in the Rush Springs Cemetery under the direction of
Callaway-Smith-Cobb Chapel in Rush Springs.
 Marylee Esta Raney passed away peacefully with her friends
and her dog at her side Wednesday, December 19, 2018 in Marlow.
 Marylee was born to Jack Floyd and Helen (Farkas) Adams in
Canton, Ohio on March 12, 1935. She grew up in the Rush Springs
area and graduated from Rush Springs High School and went on
to earn her bachelor’s degree in secondary education from the
University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma in Chickasha. Marylee
married the love of her life, James Russell Raney in Lakewood,
CA on May 25, 1973. They had 36 wonderful years before James'
passing on September 22, 2009. In addition to her many years
living in Rush Springs, she lived in Jefferson County, CO for more
than 27 years as well as various places such as Kansas, California,
and Ohio prior to moving back to Rush Springs in the fall of 1991.
Marylee was an accomplished educator and taught for more than
34 years. She taught various subjects, but her main emphasis was
teaching English. She enjoyed reading and music. A caring and
loving person, Marylee loved taking care of her animals. She was
a former member of the BPandW, Saint Andrews Society in Colo-
rado, and also helped with the election board for many years.
She was a member of the Vimy Ridge Baptist Church.
 Along with her husband, Marylee was preceded in death by her
parents.
 She had two brothers, Ray and Jack Adams and a sister, Dolores
Jackson.
 Survivors include several nieces and nephews.
 Condolences may be made at
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Bruce Lindsey ...
 Services for Bruce Lindsey are pending with Bailes-Polk Funeral
home of Duncan.
 Bruce Lindsey was born November 26, 2018 and passed away
Thursday, December 20, 2018.
 Condolences may be made at
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Edward “Eddie” Cohn ...
 Edward "Eddie" Cohn was born in Manhattan, NY, July 23, 1932,
to Soloman and Margaret Cohn. He passed away in Oklahoma City
on Monday, December 24, 2018.
 There are no services scheduled at this time. Arrangements
were entrusted to Whitt Funeral Home of Duncan.
 Eddie attended schools in New York. He grew up working in a
piano factory. He married the love of his life, Jacqueline (AJ) Per-
raught in 1965. Fishing, boating, and working on his home were
his favorite pastimes. He also enjoyed doing mechanic work on
his vehicles. He was employed as a taxi and limousine driver.
 He is preceded in death by his parents and wife, Jacqueline.
 Survivors include his son, Edward; grandchildren, Justin and
Ashley; nieces, Donna Pitti of Duncan; nephews, William Cohn
and Robert Cohn; niece-in-law, Irene Hempel; grand-niece, Adoria
Jean; and grand-nephew, Edward Pitti.
 Condolences may be made at
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Hazel Charlene Sawyer Self ...
 Hazel Charlene Sawyer Self, 81, of Cement, passed away
Saturday, December 22, 2018. She was born on August 30, 1937,
at Rocky Ford, southeast of Cement, to Freddie Vance and Rosie
Alice Sawyer.
 Funeral services were held at 2:00 P.M Friday, December 28,
2018, at the Cement Assembly of God Church with Reverend
Lance Perritt officiating. Burial followed at the Celestial Gardens
Cemetery in Cyril, under the direction of Cyril Funeral Home.
 Charlene attended Cyril schools. She married Robert Franklin
Self on June 21, 1957, in Wichita Falls, Texas. In addition to her
own children, she cared for over 100 foster children while living
in Arapaho where her husband worked in the oil field. Charlene
and Robert moved back to the Cement area where she helped
on the farm and ranch. She also worked at the carpet mill in
Anadarko. She loved to read her Bible and watch TBN Christian
TV Network. She was a devout member of the Cement Assembly
of God Church.
 Charlene is preceded in death by her husband; parents; daugh-
ter, Freda Marie Wilcox; adopted son, Norman Lee Self; grandson,
Robert Austin Self; brother, Bobby Lee Sawyer; and sister Elsie
Faye Breuer.
 Survivors include her son, Franklin Eugene Self and wife Norma
of Cement; grandchildren: Vance Self of Cement, Fred James
Wilcox of Chickasha, Fredda Marie Kinuthia and husband James
of Yukon, Trisha Dawn Proulx and husband Doug of Cement, and
Matthew Christopher Wilcox and wife Jade of Ninnekah; numer-
ous great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; as well
as numerous foster children.
 Memorial contributions can be made in Charlene’s name to the
Cement Assembly of God Church, 101 7th St, Cement, OK 73017.
 Condolences may be made at
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Sharla Marie Townsend ...
 Sharla Marie Townsend, 48, of Rush Springs, passed from this
earth Monday, December 24, 2018 in Oklahoma City.
 Funeral services were held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, December
29, 2018, at the Church of Christ in Rush Springs, with Darin
Brantley and Brian Brantley officiating. Burial followed in the
Westview Cemetery, under the direction of Callaway-Smith-Cobb
Chapel of Rush Springs.
 Sharla was born November 7, 1970, in Chickasha, to Clifford
and Mary (Stark) Smith. She lived in the Chickasha and Rush
Springs area all of her life and graduated from Rush Springs High
School with the Class of 1989. She and Wayne Munn were married
on November 22, 1988, but later divorced. On October 20, 2017,
Sharla married Larry Townsend in Chickasha. Sharla loved going
cruises and got to experience swimming with the stingrays and
dolphins. She enjoyed watching old movies, especially the ones
staring Doris Day. Hallmark Channel was one of her favorites that
she always had to have on as well as watching the Golden Girls.
Christmas was Sharla's favorite holiday and would always have
thoughtful gifts for her children and grandchildren. She was a
fun, vibrant person who knew how to have a good time and could
often be found trying to embarrass everyone, especially when she
did her "famous" turkey call. She loved going to the movies and
the lake. Sharla loved elephants, dolphins, carousels, and cruis-
ing. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Rush Springs.
 She was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Kendall Rich-
ard Hibson, and baby Malone; her grandparents, Garland and Ruth
Smith, Grandpa CB, Robert and Beadie Stark, as well as her uncle
Don, aunt Betty, and her cousin Alex.
 Survivors include her husband, Larry Townsend of Rush Springs,
three daughters, Emalee Hibson and husband Ted of Duncan,
Allyson Malone and husband Ryan of Fort Stewart, GA, Savannah
Munn of Rush Springs, two stepchildren, Dylon Townsend of Chick-
asha, Sierra Townsend of Rush Springs, and six grandchildren that
she loved being Gammi to. She is also survived by her parents
Clifford and Mary Smith of Chickasha; a brother, C.J. Smith and
wife Cindy of Anadarko; her sister, Kristi Sylvester and husband
Justin of Chickasha; two nephews, Joey Sylvester, Mathew Syl-
vester, and a niece, Taylor Sylvester along with countless beloved
aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Condolences may be made at
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Norris Spencer ...
 A funeral service was scheduled for 2:00 p.m.,
Thursday, December 27, 2018, in the Whitt Funeral
Home Chapel with Todd Davison officiating. Arrange-
ments were entrusted to Whitt Funeral Home.
 Norris Spencer was born July 18, 1926, in Woodford,
OK, to Henry and Jane Spencer. He passed away on
Saturday, December 22, 2018, at the age of 92.
 Norris graduated from Springer High School and then attended
Okmulgee-OSU Tech where he received an associate’s degree in
mechanics. He married Jeanne Freeman in 1950 in Ardmore. To
this union two children were born, Ron and Jana.
 Norris loved Jesus. He was so very thankful for God’s grace and
mercy. He is now happy beyond our imaginations with Jesus and
his family and friends who have gone on before him. He had a
good life growing up on a farm in the Springer area when money
was scarce and before everything was mechanized. He was
blessed with good, hard-working parents who took him and his
brother, Marion, to church. He served in the Army in Europe dur-
ing World War II and during the army of occupation in Germany.
He was proud of his country and was a good husband and father.
He retired from Mobil Oil Company after 35 years and always said
that anything worth doing was worth doing right.
Norris was preceded in death by his wife, Jeanne; parents, Henry
and Jane Spencer; and brother, Marion Spencer.
 He is survived by his children, Ron Spencer and wife Ann, of
Duncan, and Jana Spencer, of Marlow; and grandchildren, Dustin
Spencer and wife Kaitlyn, of Crowley, Texas, and Casey Spencer,
of Edmond.
 The family wishes to thank his caregivers over the years at
Chisholm Trail Assisted Living, Debbie Whitfield, and his cherished
friend and caregiver during the last four years, Vicki Lovett.
 In lieu of flowers, please send a contribution to the Oklahoma
Baptist Homes for Children –
 Condolences may be made to the family at
.
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