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Category: Obits

Earl E. Ridenhour dies at 81

Earl E. Ridenhour dies at 81

[ 0 ] July 20, 2014

Graveside services for Earl E. Ridenhour were at 2 p.m., Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Wann Cemetery in Oologah under the direction of Rice Funeral Services. Earl passed away on Thursday, July 17, 2014. He was 81. Born on May 30, 1933 in Oologah to Raymond and Ruth (Rogers) Ridenhour, Earl was raised and educated [...]

Timothy Marcotte passes away

Timothy Marcotte passes away

[ 0 ] July 16, 2014

Timothy Marcotte A celebration of the life of Timothy Michael “Tim” Marcotte was 10:00 a.m., Fri,  July 11, 2014 at First Baptist Church, Claremore, OK. Burial followed at Woodlawn Cemetery under the direction of Rice Funeral Service. Tim passed away on Monday, July 7, 2014. He was 45. Born in Cairo, Egypt on May 13, [...]

Earl Hart passes away

[ 0 ] July 7, 2014

Rancher Earl Hart of Talala passed away Friday, July 4, 2014. He was 85. Private family services planned under the direction of Rice Funeral Service

Services for Betty Sue Gilley set Thursday

[ 0 ] June 18, 2014

Betty Sue Gilley, 77, of Talala, passed away Monday, June 16, 2014 in Talala. She was born August 20, 1936 in San Berdin0, Calif., to Delmar Alton Eledge and the former Ellie Lee Routzone. She is survived by a sister-in-law , three brothers-in-law and many nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be 2:30 p.m., June [...]

Eunice Osten Stritzke passess away

Eunice Osten Stritzke passess away

[ 0 ] June 16, 2014

Eunice Osten Stritzke, 91 of Talala, passed away Monday, June 16, 2014, in Nowata. She was born August 26, 1922 in Spiro, Oklahoma to Louis Henry and Etta Kate (Harkins) Osten. She graduated from Ponca City High School in 1939 and worked for two years at Douglas Aircraft in Tulsa and riveted airplanes, B-24 and [...]

Former Sheriff Jerry Prather dies

Former Sheriff Jerry Prather dies

[ 0 ] June 13, 2014

Retired Rogers County Sheriff Jerry Prather died Thursday at a Tulsa Hospital. He was 66. Arrangements are being handled by MMS-Payne Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Claremore. Additional information will be posted as it becomes available.

James Kemmler “Kem” Rogers passes away

James Kemmler “Kem” Rogers passes away

[ 0 ] June 11, 2014

James Kemmler (Kem) Rogers, 75, grandson of Will Rogers, died Wednesday, June 11, 2014  in Bakersfield, Calif. He had been in failing health since a traffic accident near his Tennessee residence  in 2012. He moved to California to live near his family. The son of James Blake Rogers and Marguerite Astrea Kemmler Rogers, he was [...]

Service set Wednesday for John Henry Roberts

Service set Wednesday for John Henry Roberts

[ 0 ] May 26, 2014

John H. Roberts, 76, of Talala, went home to be with his Father surrounded by his loving family on May 22, 2014. John was born on April 7, 1938. After serving in the U.S. Navy, John retired from Dover Norris in 2003 after 43 years of employment. He went on to continue his 25-year true [...]

Kenneth L. Hanes passes away

Kenneth L. Hanes passes away

[ 0 ] May 19, 2014

Kenneth L. Hanes, 84, passed away Friday., May 16, 2014. He was a retired aircraft mechanic. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday. May 22, 2014 at Claremore Church of The Nazarene. Arrangements are under the direction of Rice Funeral Service of Oologah and Claremore.

Mary Merrell

Mary Merrell

[ 0 ] May 19, 2014

Mary Virginia Merrell, 77, passed away Thursday, May 15, 2014. Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, May 20 at Oologah First Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Nowata Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Benjamin Funeral Service in Nowata. Kenneth L. Hanes passes away Kenneth L. Hanes, 84, passed away Friday., [...]