Obituaries

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Gail Wynette Scott Caban

Gail Wynette Scott Caban, 46, of Oklahoma City, Okla., passed away Saturday, June 10, 2018. Services were 10 a.m. Friday, June 15, 2018, at Pickens Cemetery, Pickens, Okla. (Watts Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Madill)

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Barbara Louise Pruitt

Barbara Louise Pruitt, 63, of Kingston, Okla., passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at the Alliance Hospital in Durant, Okla. She was born on Sept. 20, 1954, in Lawton, Okla., to Neil Grey Wooster and Helen Louise Smith Wooster Green. She was raised in Binger, Okla., later lived in Kenai, Alaska, and she graduated from Kenai Central High School in 1972. She moved to Kingston in 1987, where she worked for Kingston Public Schools as a paraprofessional, a substitute teacher, and later as a school bus driver. Barbara was affiliated with the Baptist faith and she enjoyed watching the Dallas Cowboys and San Antonio Spurs. She loved going to Kingston sporting events and being with her grandkids. She is survived by her children: Jessica Pickens, Kingston, Okla.; John Pruitt and wife, Stephanie, Duncan, Okla.; grandchildren: Dominic Pickens, Brooklynn Pruitt, Brielle Pruitt; brother: Gerald Green, Fairfield, Texas; sister: Carla Green, Brackettville, Texas.

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Louise Whatley Walker

Louise Whatley Walker, 74, of Lebanon, Okla., passed away Sunday, June 17, 2018, at the Texoma Medical Center in Denison, Texas. She was born on March 10, 1944, in Garvin County, Okla., to the late James Doug Whatley and Ruby Virginia Palmer Whatley. Louise was raised in Paoli, Okla., where she graduated high school. She moved to Kingston for a short time before moving to Lebanon. She married Wallace Edward Walker on May 24, 2001, in Arkansas. Louise worked for the State School in Pauls Valley, Okla., for several years. She enjoyed doing yard work and her flowers. Louise loved singing hymns and playing with her grandchildren.

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Ethel Mae Nelson

Ethel Mae Nelson, 66, a lifelong resident of Madill, Okla., passed away Friday, June 8, 2018. She was born on June 25, 1951, to Wilmer and Rosie Mae (Lornes) Nelson in Madill, Okla. She worked as a tire manufacturer, and she enjoyed puzzles and spending time with her grandkids. Ethel was a beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend.

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Larry Paul Goff

Larry Paul Goff entered this life on March 21, 1950, in Madill, Okla., born to Paul and Nellie Goff. Larry went home to be with his Lord and Savior on June 17, 2018, at the age of 68. Larry graduated Madill High School in Madill, Okla., in 1968. Larry was a local entrepreneur and worked in the propane sales and service industry for many years of his life. Larry was a member of the Church of Christ in Madill, Okla. Larry enjoyed fishing, hunting, taking care of his horses and cattle on his property, watching football, but most of all he loved spending time with his family, sons, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Preceding him in death were his father: Paul Goff; mother: Nellie Goff; brother: Ron Goff; and stepson: Matthew Phillips.

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Pauline Devin Gray

Pauline Devin Gray was born Dec. 5, 1918, in Marble, Ark., to James B. and Martha Eppes (Howell) Devin. She made her heavenly journey on Friday, June 15, 2018, at the age of 99. Pauline had very faint memories of her early life in Arkansas and the trip to Oklahoma. Her fourth birthday passed while the family was on the road from Arkansas to Oklahoma in three covered wagons containing their mother, dad, and eight of the children. They settled in the Powell community where they farmed. Pauline finished the first eight grades at the Powell Rural School and then rode a school bus approximately 30 miles to attend Madill High School. Upon graduating from Madill High School in 1938, as valedictorian, Pauline attended Murray State Junior College for three semesters. She then transferred to Southeastern Oklahoma State University and attended a semester and a summer term to qualify for a one-year teacher’s certificate.

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Jerry Lee King

Jerry Lee King, 62, of Madill, Okla., passed away Monday, June 4, 2018, at his home in Madill. He was born on Sept. 17, 1955, in Madill to the late Alphonso King and Angie Wilson Parker. Jerry was raised in Madill where he graduated from Madill High School. He later attended Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant, Okla., where he played college football and received his bachelor’s degree in science. In 1988, he received his master’s in administrative studies. Jerry worked for Union Oil Company from 1975 to 1992 when he retired. He enjoyed golfing, fishing, playing on computer, and listening to music.

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Tommy Alexander

Tommy Alexander passed from this earth on June 6, 2018. Tommy Ray was born Oct. 3, 1935, to Gussie Mamie (Boykin) and Joe Frank Alexander. Tommy grew up in Oakwood, Texas, and graduated from Woodhouse High School in 1955. He was known in the area for his ability to play basketball and went to college on a basketball scholarship. He joined the United States Army and was stationed in Germany. While in Germany he played basketball for the U.S. Army team. After returning from the army, he went to work for his older brother on the “pipeline.” He was working in Healdton, Okla., where he met Mollie Corrine Austin, and they were married on Oct. 7, 1960. He and Mollie became the proud parents of twins, Darren and Daimon, and established their home in Bossier City, La. Tommy worked and retired from Red Ball Motor Freight Company. They then moved to Oklahoma and established “The Dreamer” bus charter business. Mr.

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Audrey Louise Woods Spence

Audrey Louise Woods Spence was born on Dec. 13, 1924, in Cliff, Okla., to Duncan and Alpha Snellgrove Woods. She went home to heaven on June 8, 2018, at the age of 93. She grew up in the Kingston, Okla., area and attended Kingston schools where she played basketball. She graduated in 1943, and she was an avid Kingston High School Alumni member. She married John Newton Spence (Isaac) in 1944. They spent most of their married life in the Kingston area, leaving the state only for army duties when Isaac was stationed in Washington and Arkansas. Audrey was a member of the Kingston United Methodist Church for over 70 years where she enjoyed the worship and fellowship. Although she loved her church and visiting with her friends, her greatest love was for her family. She was a very loving and patient mother and never missed an event where her four boys were participating. In her role as Nanny to so many, she never missed a birthday.

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Bobby Gail Campbell

Bobby Gail Campbell, 89, of Madill, Okla., passed away Friday, May 25, 2018, at the Mercy Hospital in Oklahoma City, Okla. He was born on Jan. 16, 1929, in Krebbs, Okla., to the late Ray Campbell and Opel Troyer Campbell. Bobby was raised in Krebbs and later joined the United States Marines and Army where he served for several years. He married Babette Krebbs in 1959 in Bamberg, Germany, and she preceded him in death. Bobby lived in Little City for several years before moving to the Baptist Village where he has lived the past two years. He enjoyed playing poker at Choctaw. He is survived by his children: Ralph Campbell and wife, Claudia, Bridgeview, Okla.; Terry Campbell and wife, Ada, Little City, Okla.; three grandchildren: Jason Campbell and wife, Gaberielle, McMillan, Okla.; Kevin Campbell, Dallas, Texas; Logan Campbell and wife, Ashley, Dallas, Texas. Services will be Saturday, June 16, 2018, at 10 a.m. at the Cumberland Cemetery, Cumberland, Okla.

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