Obituaries

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12
Apr

Mary Elizabeth King

Mary Elizabeth King, 73, of Wheeler , Texas, passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2018. Services were 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 7, 2018, at Buffalo Baptist Church. (Rose Chapel Funeral Service, Sayre, Okla.)

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12
Apr

Johnnie (Buddy) Boyd Eakin

Johnnie (Buddy) Boyd Eakin, 66, of Madill, Okla., passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2018. Services were 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at Province Cemetery, Ardmore, Okla. (Watts Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Madill)

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05
Apr

Thomas Harold Wilkerson

Thomas Harold Wilkerson, 90, of Southmayd, Texas, passed away Wednesday, March 28, 2018, at the Homestead of Sherman Nursing Center, Sherman, Texas. He was born on May 24, 1927, in Bowie, Texas, to the late Roy L. Wilkerson and Rebecca Lowe Wilkerson. Thomas was raised in Shay. He attended the Shay school and graduated from the Kingston High School in 1945. He attended a year at Murray State College before going to work for the Oklahoma Natural Gas Company. Thomas married Wanda Fay Mobley on Sept. 19, 1954, and she preceded him in death in 1995. Thomas moved to Texas where he worked on a dairy farm and later retired in 1990 after 19 years working for the Texas Highway Department. He married Betty Vails on Oct. 1, 1996. Thomas was affiliated with the Assembly of God Church. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, woodworking, and doing anything with his hands.

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05
Apr

Royce Gene Locke

Royce Gene Locke, 73, of Madill, Okla., passed away Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Lancaster, Texas, with his family by his side. He was born on Oct. 12, 1944, in Madill, to the late James Clyde Locke and Velma Faye Tillerson Locke. Royce was raised in Madill and graduated from the Madill High School in 1964. He joined the Army National Guard and received an Honorable Discharge after five years and six months of service. He worked as a butcher at S&S Grocery and later as a meat inspector for 13 years for USDA. Royce enjoyed fishing, hunting, woodworking, and listening to country music. In his later years he enjoyed antiquing and scrap picking.

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05
Apr

Tommy Gene Yow

Tommy Gene Yow, 61, of Madill, Okla.; passed away Monday, April 2, 2018, at his home in Madill. He was born on Aug. 24, 1956, in Ryan, Okla., to the late Thomas Bruce Yow and Ruby Imogene Cooper Yow. Tommy was raised in Madill where he graduated from the Madill High School in 1974. He married Fran Marie Sampson on Dec. 31, 1981, in Durant, Okla. Tommy worked at Big Tex Trailers in Madill as a truck bed salesman since 2006. He was a member of the Oakview Baptist Church in Oakland. He enjoyed working with cattle, and going to the stock shows. Tommy loved having social gatherings with friends and family and anything that involved his grandkids. Tommy enjoyed taking rides with Fran in the golf cart around the lake, taking walks, and always having big dreams. He was a big fan of “Journey.” Anytime he was outside, you can guarantee he had them playing on the radio. “Turn it up” he would say and would sing along while he relaxed in the hot tub or grilled burgers.

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05
Apr

Willis Franklin Morse

Willis Franklin Morse, 97, of Madill, Okla., passed away Monday, March 30, 2018. Services are 2 p.m. (today) Thursday, April 5, 2018, at Watts Memorial Chapel, Madill. (Watts Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Madill) Evelyn May Cregut, 88, of Madill, Okla., passed away Monday, April 2, 2018. No services are scheduled. (Watts Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Madill)

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29
Mar

Tommy Allen Green

Tommy Allen Green, 71, of Mannsville, Okla., passed away Friday, March 23, 2018, at the hospital in Ardmore, Okla. He was born on Nov. 30, 1946, in Ardmore, Okla., to the late Lester Green and Mildred Parkhill Green. Tommy was raised in Mannsville and graduated from the Mannsville High School in 1965. He married Shirley Young on Sept. 17, 1966, in Kingston, Okla. Tommy moved to Guymon, Okla., where he worked in the feed lots. He later moved to Mannsville where he worked for Texoma Peanut Company and Bluebonnet Feed Mill in Ardmore. He was affiliated with the Baptist faith and he enjoyed his family and grandkids. Tommy loved checking on his cows, and going to the sale barn.

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29
Mar

Jimmy Joe Jackson

Jimmy Joe Jackson, 50, of Kingston, Okla., passed away Saturday, March 24, 2018, at the OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City, Okla. He was born on May 10, 1967, in Ardmore, Okla., to Ralph Lee Jackson and Brenda Pauline Reese Jackson. Jimmy was raised and lived his entire life in Kingston. He graduated from the Kingston High School in 1987, and was a member of the Kingston Alumni Association. Jimmy was a Kingston Redskin through and through. He married Dwana Lou Jackson on Oct. 5, 1991, in Kingston. Jimmy worked at CM Trailers and the past 16 years at W-W Trailers. He was affiliated with the Holiness Faith, and he enjoyed sports, fishing, music, and cookouts with the family.

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29
Mar

Charles Mark Brown

Charles Mark Brown, a resident of Norman, Okla., was born March 23, 1948, in Ardmore, Okla., to Harold and Inola Brown. He passed away March 10, 2018, at the age of 69 years. He was raised in Madill, Okla. He had worked for Johnson & Johnson as a pharmaceutical sales representative after graduation from the University of Oklahoma. He also served his four years in the U.S. Navy. He was preceded in death by his father. He is survived by his mother: Inola Brown; his brother: Harold Brown Jr.; sister: Iris Bruce; his sons: Barry and Rachel Brown, and Mark and Calli Brown; grandchildren include: Maggie, Joe, Aubrianna and Morrigan. Services were Wednesday, March 28, 2018, at 10 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Madill, Okla.

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29
Mar

Marvin Edwin “Saucer” Cox

Marvin Edwin “Saucer” Cox, 89, of Kingston, Okla., passed away Wednesday, March 21, 2018, at the Family Care Center in Kingston. He was born on Sept. 1, 1928, in Willis, Okla., to the late William Francis Cox and Sadie Belle Hargis Cox. Saucer was raised in Willis and attended the Fobb Schools. He married Opal Lorene Nabors on Nov. 1, 1946, in Gainesville, Texas, and she preceded him in death on Aug. 8, 2015. In 1956, he moved to Fort Worth, Texas, and in 1963, he moved to Kingston where he lived the rest of his life. He worked at the Kingston Texaco and later for W-W Trailers before owning and operating Starvin Marvin’s Café. He was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Madill, Okla., and he enjoyed fishing, gardening, playing his guitar, and being with his grandchildren.

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