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Francis 1973 – 1974. Volunteered
to prepare Income Tax Returns
for low income Seniors for 10
Years. Held private pilot license
with instrument rating, member
Tulsa Hangar of Quiet Birdmen.
After retiring in 1986, Hall and
Margaret began their extensive
travel with friends lying their private aircraft; golf and ishing for
the men; shopping and sightseeing
for the ladies. Extensive genealogy studies led them to renew ties
to his English cousins, visiting them in the
Peak district and hosting their visit to the
USA. These life facts cannot fully express the
reality of who this man was as a doctor, husband, father and friend. We all love you and
will miss you so much. You will be with us
forever. Love always, Margaret, Marcia, Bill,
Jan, Steve, Lisa, Megan, Ron, Laurie, Caden,
Scott, Tracy, Sophia, Mason and Delaney.
In lieu of lowers, donations can be
made to American Diabetes Association, 6600 S. Yale Ave., Suite 1310, Tulsa,
OK 74136; American Parkinson Association, P.O. Box 3113, Broken Arrow, OK
74013; Animal Aid of Tulsa or Street Cats.
Memorial Service to be held 11:00 A.M.,
Friday, January 10, 2014, at Founders Hall
at Inverness Village. Under the direction of
Moore’s Rosewood Chapel, 918-744-1202
John E. Utter
John Elsworth Utter, resident
of Owasso, passed away Monday,
January 6, 2014, in Tulsa at the age
of 68 years. John was born February 19, 1945, to Charles Leander and Thelma (Seeds) Utter at
Afton, OK. He was raised and received his education in Afton. Following high school, John moved
to Dallas, Texas. He later attended Okmulgee Technology School.
On August 4, 1972, John was united in marriage to Susan Misner
in Tulsa. They made their home in Tulsa
before moving to Broken Arrow. Owasso
has been home since 1978. John worked 21
years for McDonnell – Douglas as a tool and
cutter grinder, following the closure of McDonnell, he then worked 17 years as a maintenance and welder for Thermal Windows,
Inc. John was a member of Central Baptist
Church in Owasso. He had a passion for
rebuilding classic cars and enjoyed woodworking, especially making wooden clocks.
Those that survive include his wife
– Susan of the home; children – Duane
Clocker and wife, Terry of Lantana, TX,
Joey Baker and husband, Scott of Owasso,
Maxine Hardie
Maxine Hardie passed
away on January 5, 2014.
Preceded in death by her
loving husband of 46 years,
Fred and an infant daughter, Ramona Ann. She is
survived by her children:
Steven and Betty Hardie,
Andrea and Don Martin,
Robert and Norma Hardie; 6 grandchildren; and
11 great-grandchildren.
Service 11 a.m., Friday,
January 10, Osage Oaks
Church of God, Sperry,
OK. Johnson, Sperry.
Eddy Utter and wife, Stephanie of
Owasso and Shannon Hammons
and husband, Donnie of Talala,
OK. Also surviving are 16 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild and
a sister, Betty Rowland of Grove,
OK. John was preceded in death
by his parents; 2 sisters, Olive
Montgomery and Dorothy Nelson and a brother, C.L. Utter, Jr.
Funeral service will be held at
10:00 AM – Friday, January 10,
2014, in the sanctuary of the Central Baptist Church with Pastor Scott Carlson and Pastor Kevin Laufer oiciating.
Visitation will be Thursday from 4-8pm at
Mowery Funeral Service. Burial will be in
the Graceland Memorial Park Cemetery,
Owasso. Those that would like to honor
John’s memory may do so by contributing to
either: “We Got Your Back”, c/o 9111 N. 133rd
East Ave, Owasso, OK 74055 or to “Twice
Blessed House”, c/o Baylor Medical Health
Systems, 2732 Gaston Ave., Dallas, TX 75226.
Arrangements and services have been entrusted to Mowery Funeral Service, Owasso.
Bailey Medical Center,
Kayla Durham, 22; Justin
Naugle, 29.
Kirstin Grotzinger, 30; David
Hood, 29, of Broken Arrow.
Tracey Johnson, 48; Roy Van
Rankin, 54.
Fiza Khan, 21; Akhtar Khan,
Anne McQuade, 46; David
Traylor, 44.
Lorena Medrano-Jaimes, 28;
Manuel Cortez-Cardenas,
Stephanie Peters Schultze,
45, of Broken Arrow; David
Walker, 52.
Fallon Rowland, 25; Joshua
Scism, 24, both of Sand
Linda Sherman, 33; Chris
Newburn, 49, both of
Mylerrie Thomas, 50; Earle
Porter, 63.
Hillcrest Hospital South
Justice Brown and Dakota
Grigsby, Okmulgee, girl.
Rachael Burress and Ben Cutten, Jenks, girl.
Tonya and Jonathan Laughlin,
Broken Arrow, boy.
Georgia and Matthew Pierce,
Sapulpa, girl.
OSU Medical Center
Peggy V. Helmerich
Women’s Health Center
Carrie Brown, boy.
Katrinna Caudill and Kevin
Hill, girl.
Sandra Gomez and Jose Barragan, boy.
Shantel Scott, boy.
Saint Francis Hospital
Carly and Adam Austin, boy.
Megan Buettgenbach and
Jesus Gimenez, girl.
Mandy and Chase Hunt, Catoosa, boy.
Jinger and Aaron Latham,
Claremore, girl.
Maria and Osbaldo Ledezma,
St. John Medical Center
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Annette Frenchman and Dee
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Stacci and Will Canada,
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Megan Battershell, Claremore,
Candice and Christopher
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Janna and Thomas Shehan,
Mounds, girl.
Elonda Spencer, Skiatook, boy.
Hall Ketchum, M.D.
Hall Ketchum, M.D., born October 20, 1920 in Muskegon, MI
to Bert Ketchum and Helen Hope
Hall Ketchum. Hall graduated
from Muskegon Heights High
School, President of the Senior
Class, Graduate Northwestern
University, Evanston, IL, President
Wrangler-Alpha Delta Phi Senior
Year, Graduate of Northwestern
University Medical School, B.M.
and M.D. in Chicago, IL. Member
of Nu Sigma Nu Medical Fraternity. He interned at St. Luke’s Hospital in Chicago, IL. Held residencies in Chicago Maternity Center and Wesley Memorial Hospital.
While at Chicago Maternity Center, helped
oversee some 8000 home births in Chicago
tenements. He was a Captain of the U.S.
Army Medical Corps., Base light surgeon,
San Bernardino CA, Air Material Area.
Hall married Margaret Arlene Danielson
of Muskegon, MI on December 18, 1943.
He practiced obstetrics and gynecology
in Tulsa, 1952 to 1986. Member of Tulsa
County Medical Society, Oklahoma Medical
Assoc., Fellow American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Fellow American College
of Surgeons, Fellow Tulsa Co. OBGYN Society, President Fitzgerald Medical Travel
Club in Chicago, Member Medical-Executive Staf, St. John and St. Francis Hospitals,
Tulsa. Founding Member Tulsa OBGYN
Society, President Medical-Dental Stafs St.
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Howard, Stacey v. Azem.
McCutcheon, Lisa v. Larry.
Mulcahy, Megann v. Earin.
Perkins, B. v. S.
Whitson, Ashley v. Michael.
Capener, Terrie from Scott.
Deal, David from Rikki.
Golimbievsky, Sergei from
Roza Snitko.
Long, Richard from Barbara.
Meeks, Shawnda from William.
Palmer, Stephanie from Eric.
Sullivan, Randall from Jaclynn.
Torres, Edith from Jorge Bermudez Zorrilla.
Warford, Michael from Joyce.
Yeoman, Herbert from Tammy.
Bellmer, Delores E., 85, retired
from Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., died Sunday. Service
11 a.m. Friday, Calvary Cemetery Chapel. Schaudt-Teel.
Bowker, H.E. “Gene” Jr., 83,
superintendent, died Tuesday.
Service 10 a.m. Saturday, Floral
Haven Funeral Home Chapel,
Broken Arrow.
Brock, Kay, 68, Allen Bowden
Public Schools secretary and
bus driver, died Tuesday. Service 10 a.m. Saturday, Freedom
Life Church of God. Mowery,
Cameron, Donald C., 82,
retired oil and gas mechanical engineer, died Monday.
Funeral Mass 10 a.m. Saturday,
St. Mary Catholic Church.
Fitzgerald Ivy.
Cecrle, David John, 85, retail
appliance salesman, died
Sunday. Services pending.
Conyers, Lyle Gene, 82, died
Tuesday. Service 11 a.m. Friday,
Moore’s Eastlawn Funeral
Home Chapel.
Dill, Bessie M., 86, Public
Service Company of Oklahoma
inventory specialist, died
Wednesday. Service 12:30 p.m.
Monday, Floral Haven Funeral
Home Chapel, Broken Arrow.
Gardner, David R., 65, retired
taxi driver, died Dec. 28. Services pending. Schaudt-Teel.
Guinn, Thelmarie D., 93, former
Ceramic Cottage owner, died
Jan. 2. Service 2 p.m. Thursday,
Centenary United Methodist
Church. Ninde Brookside.
Hardin, Justin Paul, 25, died
Wednesday. Services pending.
Mark Griith-Westwood.
Harris, Deven Jay, infant son of
Tina Rathbone and James Sorensen, died Tuesday. Private
family services. Floral Haven,
Broken Arrow.
Hatten, Berniece, 86, Southwestern Bell administrator, died Tuesday. Services
pending. Floral Haven, Broken
Holland, Rhonda J., 54, homemaker, died Monday. Private
family services. Add’Vantage.
Hudson, R.E., 66, manufacturing engineer, died Wednesday.
Services pending. Moore’s
Ketchum, Hall, 93, physician,
died Sunday. Memorial service
11 a.m. Friday, Inverness Village Founders Hall. Moore’s
Ridenour, Hepsey Sumka, 81,
homemaker, died Tuesday.
Visitation 7-9 p.m. Thursday,
Kennedy-Midtown Funeral
Home, and graveside service 2
p.m. Friday, Hanna Cemetery,
Mayes, Tommy C., 60, died Dec.
24. No services planned.
Murray, Lee, 90, retired Murray
Jones Murray Architectural
Firm founder, died Tuesday.
Memorial service 1 p.m. Friday,
First United Methodist Church.
Ninde Brookside.
Norton, Jolene C., 23, died
Friday. No services planned.
Crown Hill.
Owen, Steven, 60, died Dec. 30.
No services planned.
Perry, Robert Kenneth, 59, car
salesman, died Friday. Private
family services. Schaudt-Teel.
Peters, Laveta C., 90, domestic
worker, died Saturday. Service
11 a.m. Friday, St. John African
Methodist Episcopal Church.
Crown Hill.
Plunkett, Susan Linnea, 54,
hotel front desk agent, died
Saturday. Private family services. Schaudt-Teel.
Preston, Betty, 90, homemaker,
died Wednesday. Services
pending. Smith, Sapulpa.
Schell, Ruth E., 94, hair salon
owner, died Tuesday. Services
pending. Floral Haven, Broken
Smiley, Betty Lou, 75, homemaker, died Tuesday. Memorial
service 11 a.m. Friday, Freeman
Harris Funeral Home Chapel.
Speed, Johanna Kay, 50, accountant, died Jan. 2. Services
pending. Serenity.
Wahlen, Kent Marshall, 54,
aeronautics engineer, died
Wednesday. Services pending.
Cornerstone, Muskogee.
Funeral home, church and
cemetery locations are in the city
under which the death notice is
listed unless otherwise noted.
Bartlesville — Jeremy Wayne
Blair, 38, died Saturday. Memorial service 4 p.m. Monday,
Davis Family Funeral Home
Chapel, Dewey.
— Jackie D. Cochran, 89, died
Tuesday. Graveside service 2
p.m. Friday, Dewey Cemetery,
Dewey. Stumpf.
— Destiny Jo Daugherty, 18, died
Saturday. Visitation 6-8 p.m.
Thursday, Davis Family Funeral
Home, Dewey, and service 2
p.m. Friday, Church of Christ,
— Olive E. Haywood, 101, died
Tuesday. Services pending.
— Lucky Lee Rose, 53, died
Tuesday. Services pending.
Green Hill, Owasso.
— William “Chase” Wright, 17,
died Jan. 4. Service 2 p.m. Saturday, Virginia Avenue Baptist
Church. Stumpf.
Bixby — Sheila Burgess, 86,
retired child-care provider,
died Tuesday. Private family
services. Cremation Society,
Blackwell — Paul Burris, 84,
died Tuesday in Oklahoma
City. Service 10 a.m. Friday,
Roberts & Son Funeral Home
Bluejacket — James E. Staford,
68, Pillsbury employee, died
Monday. Visitation 6-7 p.m.
Friday and service 2 p.m.
Saturday, both at Paul Thomas
Funeral Home, Miami, Okla.
Bokoshe — Bernice Elizabeth
Pinkston, 73, nutritionist, died
Wednesday. Visitation 6-8
p.m. Friday and service 2 p.m.
Saturday, both at MalloryMartin Funeral Home, Spiro.
Broken Arrow — Warren K.
Smith, 85, business owner,
died Tuesday. Services pending. Floral Haven.
Checotah — Minnie Ruth
Field, 90, homemaker, died
Wednesday in Hutchinson,
Kan. Services pending. Garrett
Claremore — Emma A. Atchison, 87, retired bank teller, died
Sunday. Visitation 2-7 p.m.
Thursday, Rice Funeral Home,
and graveside service 3 p.m.
Friday, Woodlawn Cemetery.
— Forbus T. Brumley, 54,
electronics technician, died
Monday. Private family services. Rice.
Cofeyville, Kan. — Gene
Michael Brownlee, 62, retired
Cofeyville Public Schools
teacher, died Dec. 18. Service
2 p.m. Saturday, First Southern
Baptist Church. Barnes.
Collinsville — Beatrice Ellison
Persinger, 80, McDonnell
Douglas manufacturing
worker, died Sunday in Tulsa.
Memorial service 11 a.m. Saturday, Collinsville Church of the
Nazarene. Collinsville Dolton.
Coweta — Chad R. Howard, 37,
lawn & landscaping professional, died Sunday in Tulsa.
Visitation 6-8 p.m. Friday and
service 10 a.m. Saturday, both
at Schaudt-Teel Funeral Home,
— Linda Karen Shelton, 70,
homemaker, died Tuesday. Services pending. Add’Vantage,
Cushing — Kevin Michael Sears,
52, W.S. Services owner, died
Tuesday. Service 10 a.m. Saturday, Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Palmer Marler.
Gore — Preston Edward Toussaint Jr., 57, truck driver, died
Monday in Fort Smith, Ark.
No services planned. Agent &
Mallory-Martin, Sallisaw.
Locust Grove — Phyllis Lorraine
(Goslin) Sanders, 87, homemaker, died Monday in Holton,
Kan. Service 2 p.m. Friday,
Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s
Witnesses, Pryor. Locust Grove
Funeral Home.
Mannford — Danna Rue “D.”
(Donaldson) Crittenden,
53, welder and itter, died
Wednesday. Services pending.
Hutchins-Maples, Bristow.
— Billie “Jerri” Moore, 80,
retired Allegiance Healthcare
assembler, died Tuesday.
Services pending. Cremation
Society, Tulsa.
Marble City — Naomi Ruth
Farris, 72, retired from Stilwell
Foods and chicken processing
plant worker, died Tuesday
in Sallisaw. Service 2 p.m.
Thursday, Agent & MalloryMartin Funeral Home Chapel,
Miami — Charles Eugene
“Chuck” France Jr., 57, heating and air service worker,
died Monday in Joplin, Mo.
Visitation 6-7 p.m. Friday,
Paul Thomas Funeral Home,
and service 10 a.m. Saturday,
Southeast Baptist Church,
Muldrow — Marjorie Ruth Morgan, 90, Missouri Department
of Corrections secretary, died
Monday in Jeferson City, Mo.
Service 1 p.m. Friday, Agent &
Mallory-Martin Funeral Home
Muskogee — John Christopher
“Chris” Madison, 42, musician,
died Jan. 3. Rosary 7 p.m.
Thursday and service 9:30
a.m. Friday, both at FosterPetering Funeral Home.
— Marjorie Taylor Patterson,
95, homemaker, died Dec. 28.
Service 11 a.m. Friday, First
Presbyterian Church. FosterPetering.
— Morris E. Stevenson, 93,
retired from Griin Grocery,
died Monday. Service 10 a.m.
Saturday, Foster-Petering
Funeral Home Chapel.
— Cletus R. Willerton, 72,
farmer, died Tuesday in Tulsa.
Visitation 5-7 p.m. Friday,
Dowdy Funeral Home, Haskell,
and graveside service 2 p.m.
Saturday, Haskell Cemetery,
Okmulgee — Clara Crutchmer,
90, retail clerk, died Monday in
Jenks. Visitation noon-8 p.m.
Friday, McClendon-Winters
Funeral Home, and service 1
p.m. Saturday, First Christian
— John Stephen Hillman, 67,
human resources director, died
Monday in Fayetteville, Ark.
Memorial graveside service 10
a.m. Saturday, Okmulgee Cemetery. McClendon-Winters.
Oologah — Dusten Wayne Sullivan, 39, Walmart Distribution
Center receiving department
employee, died Sunday in
Talala. Service 2 p.m. Saturday,
A Glorious Church Fellowship,
Collinsville. Collinsville Dolton,
Owasso — Steven A. Hillson,
63, Reasor’s grocery manager,
died Jan. 4. Memorial service
11 a.m. Saturday, Faith Lutheran
Church. Mowery.
— James Roy Pigg, 89, retired
plumber, died Wednesday.
Services pending. Johnson,
— John E. Utter, 68, former
McDonnell Douglas tool and
cutter grinder, died Monday
in Tulsa. Visitation 4-8 p.m.
Thursday, Mowery Funeral
Home, and service 10 a.m.
Friday, Central Baptist Church.
Porter — Melanie Jane Smith,
51, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services pending.
Hersman-Nichols, Wagoner.
Poteau — Bill J. Barber, 82, died
Monday. Visitation 6-7 p.m.
Friday, Evans & Miller Funeral
Home, and service 1 p.m. Saturday, Carl Albert State College Hamilton Auditorium.
— Randy Lee Billings, 34, Army
chief warrant oicer 2, died
Dec. 17 in Afghanistan. Memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday,
Reynolds Center.
— Russell Wayne Whitson, 61,
Ryder Trucks shop manager, died Monday. Graveside
service 11 a.m. Friday, Monroe
Cemetery, Monroe. Evans &
Prue — Eileen C. Young, 76,
retired Prue Public Schools
custodian, died Tuesday. Services pending. Mark GriithRiverside, Sand Springs.
Redbird — James “Delbert”
McHenry, 64, cook, died Sunday in Muskogee. Visitation 1-7
p.m. Thursday, Dyer Funeral
Home, Tulsa, and service 10
a.m. Friday, Central Missionary
Baptist Church, Muskogee.
Sand Springs — Stacey Whyburn, 53, died Wednesday. Services pending. Dillon & Smith.
Sapulpa — Jo Ann Cotton, 81,
homemaker, died Tuesday. Service 2 p.m. Friday, RiverCrest
Chapel, Bixby. Bixby Funeral
Service, Bixby.
— Pennylouise Isabella Housley,
54, nurse, died Wednesday in
Tulsa. Private family services.
Green Hill.
Skiatook — Jay Paul Hensley,
45, boilermaker, died Wednesday. Private family services.
— Lillie T. Standridge, 98, died
Tuesday in McAlester. Service
10 a.m. Friday, Immanuel Baptist Church. Sien-Shelton.
Sperry — John Evan Dick, 86,
electronics salesman, died
Monday. Service 2 p.m. Thursday, Sperry United Pentecostal
Church. Johnson.
— Tyler Dewayne Jones, infant
son of Lindsey and Tyler Jones,
died Tuesday. Services pending. Johnson.
— Donna S. Taylor, 66, homemaker, died Wednesday.
Services pending. Johnson.
Spiro — Hazel Marie Partain,
92, farmer, died Wednesday.
Service 2 p.m. Friday, MalloryMartin Funeral Home Chapel.
Tahlequah — Dennis Linvick,
59, died Tuesday. Services
pending. Hersman-Nichols,
— Burl Teague, 80, Tahlequah
Street Department employee,
died Sunday in Tulsa. Visitation 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and
service 11 a.m. Monday, both at
Reed-Culver Funeral Home.
Wainwright — Patrick O’Banion,
17, student, died Monday in
Tulsa. Service 2 p.m. Friday,
Wainwright Assembly of God.
Garrett Family, Checotah.