Obituaries

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02
May

Robert (Bob) Franklin Butler Sr.

Robert (Bob) Franklin Butler Sr., 77, passed away Thursday, April 25, 2019, at his home in Kingston, Okla. He was born Jan. 13, 1942, in McAlister, Okla., to the late James Robert Butler and Frances Jane Hart. Bob was raised in Kiowa, Okla., where he graduated high school in 1960. He later joined the United States Navy and served for six years during the Vietnam War era.

Bob attended Southeastern State University where he earned his education degree. After years of teaching high school and earning his Master’s degree, Bob went on to serve as the principal at Putnam City High School, where he remained for 16 years.

Among his many honors and achievements in the field of education, Bob was especially proud of being elected the “Administrator of the Year” for 1988 by the Oklahoma Association of Secondary School Principals.

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02
May

Coy Don Cook

Coy Don Cook, 69, of Kingston, Okla., passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2019, at his home in Kingston. He was born Sept. 10, 1949, in Madill, Okla., to the late Frank Marvin Cook and Mary Frances Spivey Cook.

Coy grew up in Marshall County where he lived his entire life. He graduated from the Kingston High School, and was a proud member of the Kingston Alumni Association. While in school he held the basketball record for the greatest number of points scored in a single game. He held that record for over 20 years before it was broken in 1987.

Coy later joined the United States Army in 1968, and served during the Vietnam era. He married Krissonda Ann Martin on Nov. 7, 1975, in Gainesville, Texas. Coy worked at various jobs over the years, and in 1983 he started working for Oklahoma Steel and Wire and worked there for 28 years, retiring in 2011. He enjoyed spending time traveling with Kriss, but his greatest love was spending time with his kids and grandkids.

Thu
25
Apr

Thelma Nickie Hickman

Thelma Nickie Hickman, 72, of Kingston, Okla., passed away Thursday, April 18, 2019. A Celebration of Life will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 4, 2019, at the Enos Community Center, 12429 Firehouse Road, Kingston, Okla. (Watts Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Madill)

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25
Apr

Roy Lamar Johnson

Roy Lamar Johnson, 67, of Madill, Okla., passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Services were held 11 a.m. Monday, April 22, 2019, at M.A.D. Ministries in Tishomingo, Okla. (Tishomingo Funeral Home)

 

 

 

Thu
18
Apr

Joseph Weldon “Joe” Flenniken Jr.

Joseph Weldon “Joe” Flenniken Jr. was born in Fort Worth, Texas, to Joseph Flenniken Sr. and Dorothy (Hundle) Flenniken on Feb. 12, 1954. He passed at the age of 65, on April 11, 2019.

Joe grew up in Madill, Okla., where he graduated from Madill High School in 1972, before moving permanently to Norman, Okla., in 1973, to attend the University of Oklahoma, earning a degree in Business Administration.

Joe and Leslie Fischbeck Flenniken met at the university, and they were married for 24 years. He also spent 22 years as a technician for the University of Oklahoma School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering.

Joe loved his cats and the outdoors; he enjoyed fishing, camping, bird watching, snow skiing, and spending time in Santa Fe, N.M. He was an avid gardener, growing tomatoes, peppers, and beautiful flowers. Joe was also a great cook, and a master griller, spending many Friday nights as a chef, cooking for Leslie and their friends.

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18
Apr

James (Jim) Edward Robertsen

James (Jim) Edward Robertsen, 68, of Kingston, Okla.; passed away Sunday, April 7, 2019, in Ardmore, Okla. He was born June 2, 1950, in Wynnewood, Okla., to the late Merle Robertsen and Anna Nalley Robertsen Webb. Jim grew up in Clovis, Calif., where he graduated high school.

Jim married Sheila Burris on May 29, 1993, in Madill. He was a member of the Enos House of Prayer. He loved spending time with his wife and with his “Princess” Ashlynn. Jim enjoyed teasing his grandkids, and loved his MILK.

Thu
11
Apr

Robert (Bob) Eugene Gilger

Robert (Bob) Eugene Gilger, 84, of Tishomingo, Okla., passed away Friday, April 5, 2019, in Tishomingo. He was born May 22, 1934, in Maud, Okla., to the late Carlas Gilger and Alice Geese Gilger.

Bob grew up in Madill, St. Louis, and Velma, Okla., where he graduated high school. He married Nancy Jane Crabb on May 25, 1958, in Wichita, Kan., and she preceded him in death on Nov. 15, 1997. He later married Ina June Daniels on Oct. 3, 1998, in Madill, Okla. Bob was a member of the Madill First United Methodist Church. He enjoyed fishing, golfing, watching sports (especially OSU football), and loved driving to different places.

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11
Apr

Bonnie Morine Konkel

Bonnie Morine Konkel, 99, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on April 4, 2019. She was born in Bixby, Okla., on May 31, 1919, to the late Glen Fisk and Geneva Spencer Fisk. Bonnie was raised in Tulsa, Okla.; and graduated from Butler High School in Wewoka, Okla. She married Fred Konkel on Aug. 21, 1936, in Wewoka, and he preceded her in death in June 1981. Bonnie later lived in Oilton, Okla.; before moving to Madill in 1974, where she has lived the rest of her life. She loved her family and enjoyed cooking, especially at Falls Creek Church Camp and was a great seamstress.

She is survived by her daughters: Sue Davis and husband, Dick, Bartlesville, Okla.; Debbie Konkel, Madill, Okla.; one granddaughter; Vickie Grantz and husband, Jim, Enid, Okla.; one great-granddaughter: Tara Fox, Plainview, Texas. Bonnie was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one brother: Roy Fisk; and two sisters: Lorraine Purser and Janie Young.

Thu
11
Apr

Shelby Todd “Scoob” Nelson,

Shelby Todd “Scoob” Nelson, 44, of Tishomingo, Okla., passed away Friday, April 5, 2019. Memorial services will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 13, 2019, at M.A.D. Ministries in Tishomingo, Okla. (Tishomingo Funeral Home)

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04
Apr

Winnie Jean Brockway

Winnie Jean Brockway, 77, died Sunday, March 24, 2019, at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Oklahoma City, Okla., after a short illness. She was born May 15, 1941, in Stratford, Okla., to John M. and Annabelle (Massey) Ledford.

She grew up in Oklahoma City, and was a graduate of Capitol Hill High School. She lived most of her adult life in Enid, Okla., Tulsa, Okla., and Owasso, Okla., and moved to Madill in 2014 from Denison, Texas.

She was a housewife and a member of the Baptist Church. Winnie was preceded in death by her parents, and six brothers and sisters. She is survived by one daughter: Rhonda Walker, of Mustang, Okla., and one son: Raymond Ledford and wife, Ronda, of Kelleyville, Okla. Also, by three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Private memorial services will be announced at a later date. McNeil’s Funeral Service, Mustang, Okla., is in charge of arrangements.

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