Obituaries

Frank Laird Wilhite

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Frank Laird Wilhite 63, of Madill, Okla. passed away Saturday, July 4, 2020 at his home in Madill. He was born on March 14, 1957 in Ardmore, Okla. to the late Frank Gaston Wilhite and Mildred Laird Wilhite. Frank was raised in Madill where he graduated Madill High School in 1975. He later attended Southeastern State University where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Arts.

Carol Elaine Dunn

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Carol Elaine Dunn 75, of Madill, Okla. passed away, July 2, 2020 in Madill. She was born on January 17, 1945 in Warm Springs, Wyo. to the late Jack Boyce and Mary Doris Salas Boyce. Carol was raised in Colorado, Idaho, and Arizona due to her family following the Mining Industry. She married Randol Dunn on March 26, 1968 in Elko, Nev. Carol lived in Nevada, Oklahoma and Red Lake, Ontario as Randol worked as a Research Tech.

Loretta Kaye Holland

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Loretta Kaye Holland, 70, of Kingston, Okla. passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at the Alliance Health Hospital in Madill. She was born on May 22, 1950 in Perry, Okla. to the late L. D. Ewy and Harriet Taylor Ewy.

Gordon Ray Dowlen

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Gordon Ray Dowlen, 78, of Madill, Okla. passed away Sunday, June 21, 2020 at AllianceHealth Hospital in Madill. He was born on November 3, 1941 in Walters, Okla. to the late J.W. “Tab” Dowlen and Helen Hopper Dowlen.

James O’dell Wagoner

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James O’dell Wagoner 73, of Oakland, Okla. passed away Saturday, June 20, 2020 at his home. He was born on October 28, 1946 in Enos, Okla. to the late William Wagoner and Onia Gray Wagoner. James was raised in the Enos and Madill area and attended Madill public schools.

William Young “Bill” Spence

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Bill Spence, aged 66 years, passed away on Friday, June 12, 2020 at Texoma Medical Center after a brief illness. Mr. Spence was born December was was years of age by W.Y. and Dorothy Spence of Madill, Okla. He lived his life in Madill and Kingston from the time of his adoption.

Jimmy Arlen Raby

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Jimmy Arlen Raby, 79, of Marietta, Okla. passed away Saturday, June 13, 2020 peacefully at his residence. He was born 1941 in Okla. to Ernest Arlen and Hazel Irene (Pelton) Raby.

Robert Melugin

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Robert Melugin, “Daddy Bob” to all who knew and loved him, passed from this life on June 11, 2020, at his home on Lake Texoma. He was a man of many accomplishments and most importantly, a faithful Christian and a great example to his family.

Roberta Minshall Grover

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Roberta (Bobbie) June Minshall Grover, 58 of Kingston Okla. passed from this life on June 14, 2020 at Mercy Hospital in Ardmore Okla. She was born on September 29, 1961 in Rocky Mount, N.C. to the late Wayne Harry Morehouse and Roberta June Longwell.

Sharon “Sherry” Butler

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Sharon “Sherry” Louise Abdoo Butler, age 75, passed away Friday, June 5, 2020. Sherry was born December 3, 1944, and was a graduate of Northwest