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Category: Obits

Christy M. Genske dies

Christy M. Genske dies

[ 0 ] February 5, 2016

Christy M. Genske (Squittiere) 27, died unexpectedly Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015 in Lafayette, La. She was the beloved wife of Christopher M. Genske, an Oologah graduate. Born in Providence, R.I., she was the daughter of Michael V. and Jane B. (Quirk) Squittiere. Christy and Christopher were married Sept. 26, 2014 in Newport, R.I. After their [...]

Funeral Monday for Peggy Jean Newton

Funeral Monday for Peggy Jean Newton

[ 0 ] February 5, 2016

Peggy Jean Newton, 81, of Talala, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016 in Tulsa. Visitation will be 1:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016 at the Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday, Feb.8, 2016 at the Assembly of God Church in Oologah with Rev. Kent Jensen officiating. Interment [...]

William David Hayes

William David Hayes

[ 0 ] February 4, 2016

William David Hayes, 64, of Claremore passed away Feb. 2, 2016. He was born March 25, 1951 in Casa Grande, AZ to William Arthur (Bill) and Mildred Louise Hayes. He was a former fitter welder. He is survived by his two children, Shelly Hayes and Clayton Hayes of AR.; six siblings, Gerald Hayes of Seattle, [...]

Service Tuesday for Harold Dean Large

Service Tuesday for Harold Dean Large

[ 0 ] January 24, 2016

Harold Dean Large, 83, of Talala, will be remembered at his funeral at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, at the Mowery Funeral Service Chapel. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Talala. Visitation is 4 – 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 25 at Mowery Funeral Service in Owasso. Memorial contributions are requested for the Talala Historical [...]

Service Tuesday for Norman Root.

Service Tuesday for Norman Root.

[ 0 ] January 17, 2016

Norman Hugh Root, 79, of Oologah, died Saturday, January 16, 2016 in Tulsa. He was a U.S. Army veteran and former powder coating business owner. Visitation will be 5-7 pm, Monday, January 18, 2016 at Rice Funeral Service, Claremore. Funeral service will be 2:00 pm, Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at the Oologah United Methodist Church. [...]

Norma Ballard

[ 0 ] January 12, 2016

Norma Jean Gates Ballard, 86, mother of former Oologah-Talala School Superintendent, Keith Ballard and grandmother of Rogers County District Attorney, Matt Ballard passed away Jan. 7, 2016. She was born Jan. 1, 1930 in the family farmhouse near Hazelton, KS to Eugene Griffith and Jamima Garlow Gates. She is survived by her son, Keith Ballard [...]

Service Tuesday for Barbara Munro

Service Tuesday for Barbara Munro

[ 1 ] January 9, 2016

Barbara Lydia Munro Barbara Lydia Munro, 68, of Talala, passed away in Tulsa, on Jan. 7, 2016. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016 at 10 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Talala. She was born Dec. 4, 1947 in Milford, Conn. to Robert Distin and the former Lillian MacGill. She [...]

Service set Saturday for Steven Merrell

Service set Saturday for Steven Merrell

[ 0 ] December 30, 2015

Memorial services for Steven Glen Merrell are 2 P.M. Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016 at Benjamin Funeral Service Chapel with Pastor Larry Downum officiating. Online condolences may be left at www.honoringmemories.com. Steven Glen Merrell, 55, passed away Friday, Dec. 25, 2015 at his home in Oologah. He was born Oct. 8, 1960 in Nowata to Bob [...]

Service Wednesday for Melvin Ray Parrett Sr.

Service Wednesday for Melvin Ray Parrett Sr.

[ 0 ] December 7, 2015

Melvin Ray Parrett Sr., 77, died Saturday. He was the father of Melvin Ray Parrett, Jr., of Talala. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday (Dec. 8); general visitation will be from Noon-9 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Tuesday at Benjamin Funeral Home, Nowata. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at [...]

Service held Nov. 30 for Jearld Higeons

Service held Nov. 30 for Jearld Higeons

[ 0 ] December 3, 2015

Jearld Leon Higeons, 68, of Nowata, passed away at St. John Medical Center in Tulsa on Nov. 24, 2015. He was born June 11, 1947 to Carl Leroy Sr. and Violet Marie (Morris) Higeons in Claremore. He moved to the Hays House at a young age and lived there for over 40 years. He loved [...]