Obituaries

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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)

 

 

 

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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.

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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.

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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.

Thu
28
Mar

Ina Muriel Yeary

Ina Muriel Yeary, 93, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on March 23, 2019. She was born in Lark, Okla., on Oct. 12, 1925, to Claud and Maud Young.

Mrs. Yeary was one of the founding members of Enos Baptist Church and attended there for many years. She enjoyed her family, helping those in need, and her friends in the community. In recent years, Mrs. Yeary was a resident at Brookside Nursing home. She had a keen memory and was known as a local historian. Many people from the community came by to see her to ask her about their family. She had an extraordinary memory and was able to share many details and stories.

Ina Muriel Yeary is survived by her son and daughterin-law, David and Krista Yeary, of Bullard, Texas. She had seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Clint Yeary; her children: Kenneth Yeary and Dennis Yeary; and her five brothers.

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28
Mar

Chawn Rachelle Turner

Chawn Rachelle Turner, 60, of Kingston, Okla., passed away Thursday, March 21, 2019, at her home in Kingston. She was born Jan. 29, 1959, in Amarillo, Texas, to Roscoe Pardue and Charlotte Cooper Pardue. Chawn was raised in Hurst, Texas, and graduated from L. D. Bell High School in 1977. She later attended TCC Northeast and Murray State College.

Chawn worked for the Mental Health Department in Madill and later in Durant. She also sold Avon. Chawn attended the Kingston Church of Christ, and she loved gardening, going to concerts, and listening to music. She also loved shopping, dancing, going to the lake or pool, eating, and her dog. Chawn was a very strong woman and enjoyed life despite the hand she was dealt.

She is survived by a son: Brandon Turner, Ardmore, Okla.; mother: Charlotte Pardue, Kingston, Okla.; sister: Jeannie Hitt and husband, Kevin, Arlington, Texas.

Chawn was preceded in death by her father; Roscoe Pardue and one daughter: Cherise Turner.

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