Larry Filkins, 90, RSU communications pioneer, died Wednesday, April 1. Services are pending at MMS Payne Funeral Home. The former RSU faculty member taught broadcasting from the 1970s into the early 1990s. He was instrumental in bringing radio and television stations to campus. Filkins helped to build the original KNGX radio station by hand and [...]
Robert Lewis Hill, 88, of Oologah, died Thursday, March 26, 2015. Mr. Hill, a retired diesel mechanic, was born March 22, 1927. No services are planned. Arrangements are under the direction of Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home.
Jerry Kay Williams, 71, of Nowata, longtime mayor of Talala and owner of Talala Grocery, went to be with our Lord Thursday, March 26, 2015. He was born April 21, 1943 in Tulsa to Ralph and Wilma Williams. After graduated from Berryhll High Schoo,l worked for Don Spoon at Red Bud Plaza Stores for 20 [...]
Donald Ray Hannon, 84, of Oologah, went to be with the Lord on March 20, 2015, surrounded by his family. Visitation will be Monday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held at Rabbs Creek Baptist Church on Tuesday March 24, 2015 at 10 a.m. with Pastor Brian Keeth officiating. Interment follows at [...]
Allene “Granny” Fawcett The family of Allene Fawcett, known to many as Granny, is inviting her friends to join them at the Oologah Community Building at 1 pm Monday, March 23, to celebrate her joy of life and love of friends and family. Because Granny loved a party, Mike and Michael Fawcett will be smoking [...]
Velda Redfearn, 76, of Talala, died Thursday, March 12, 2015. Visitation will be 2-4 P.M., Sunday, March 15, 2015 at Moore’s Southlawn, 9350 E. 51st, Tulsa. Service will be 10 A.M., Monday, March 16, 2015 at Moore’s Southlawn Chapel.
Anthony Ivan “Tony” Platner, 51, of Oologah, passed away Friday, March 6, 2015 in Tulsa. He was born March 29, 1963 in Joplin, Mo. to Phillip Ivan and Barbara Justin (Bowen) Platner. He was raised in Oologah and graduated with the Oologah High School Class of 1981. He married Anita Fuller [...]
Janice (Dick) Lawrence, 72, of Talala, passed away Jan. 31, 2015 in Talala. She was born April 15, 1942 in Tulsa to Foley and Beatrice Pauline (Trude) Dick. She married Johnny Lawrence on Sept. 13, 1958. She enjoyed going to rodeos and garage sales, going fishing, and playing cards and bingo. She enjoyed spending time [...]
Clifford Ray Thomason, 67, of Collinsville, died Dec. 26, 2014. Rosary is 7 pm Thursday, Jan 1, at Reynolds & Son Funeral Service. Funeral mass is 10:30 am Friday, Jan. 2, at St. Therese Catholic Church in Collinsville. Thomason was a member of the 1965 Oologah Mustangs basketball team that won the state championship. (He [...]
Ora Lee Kindle, 77, of Oologah, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014 at the home of his daughter in Pawhuska. Lee “O.L.” was born Jan. 7, 1937 in Ramona to Claude S. and Marie (Goff) Kindle. He lived the majority of his life in the Oologah area. Lee was a farmer, truck driver, lumberjack, oilfield [...]