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Category: Obits

Craig Root passes away Saturday

Craig Root passes away Saturday

[ 5 ] March 26, 2016

Craig Root passed away today (Saturday afternoon), just over a month after the death of his beloved father Norman. Arrangements are pending and will be posted when they are available. The family’s pastor, Rev. Jennifer Long of Oologah United Methodist Church, said, “Please hold the Root family in your prayers. I know this will come [...]

Pam Bickford with her son BJ

Services Friday, 11 am, First Baptist in Claremore for Pam Bickford

[ 0 ] March 25, 2016

Service 11 am Friday at Claremore First Baptist Visitation 4-7 pm Thursday at Claremore First Baptist Pamela Huddleston Bickford, former Oologah resident, entrepreneur, and beloved friend of all who knew her, died today (Thursday, March 24) following a courageous battle with cancer. Arrangements are pending with DeLozier Funeral Service in Chelsea and are expected to [...]

Service Friday for Janice Tandarich

Service Friday for Janice Tandarich

[ 0 ] March 24, 2016

Janice Arlene Tandarich, 79, of Oologah, passed away March 20, 2016 outside of Arkansas City, Kan. Visitation is noon to 8 p.m., Thursday, March 24 at the Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 12:30 p.m., Friday, March 25 at the Oologah United Methodist Church with Rev. Jennifer Long officiating. She was born [...]

Charles Hicks

Charles Hicks

[ 0 ] March 22, 2016

Charles Lee Hicks, 88, formerly of Oologah, passed away Saturday, March 19, 2016 in Webster, TX. He was born September 12, 1927 in Westville to Charles Edward and Lela Loti (Wilkie) Hicks. He had lived in Oologah since 1982 before moving to Alvin, TX in 2013. He served in the U.S. Army for eight years [...]

Janice Tandarich killed in Sunday crash

Janice Tandarich killed in Sunday crash

[ 2 ] March 20, 2016

By JOHN M. WYLIE II, Editor Oologah resident Janet A. Tandarich was killed Sunday when her 1999 Toyota Camry and a Freightliner crashed on US 166 near Maple City, Kan. She was 78. She was well-known as a member of the Oologah United Methodist Church, a volunteer with the Oologah senior citizens and was the [...]

Service Monday for Jolene O’Neil Womack

Service Monday for Jolene O’Neil Womack

[ 0 ] March 6, 2016

Funeral service for Jolene O’Neil Womack will be 11 a.m., Monday, March 7, at MMS-Payne Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Thomas Buchanan officiating. Burial will follow at Sears Family Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the funeral home Sunday 1-6 p.m. Jolene passed away Thursday, March 3, 2016, at Cornerstone Hospital, Broken Arrow, at the [...]

Kathy Crust services Saturday morning

Kathy Crust services Saturday morning

[ 0 ] February 27, 2016

Services celebrating the life of Kathy Crust were 10 am Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016 at Oologah Assembly of God with her pastor, Kent Jensen, sharing words of comfort. She was laid to rest beside her husband, Bill, in Woodlawn Cemetery. Services were entrusted to Rice Funeral Service. Edwina Kathryn “Kathy” (Cottom) Crust was born Nov. [...]

Service Wednesday for Eva Slayden

Service Wednesday for Eva Slayden

[ 0 ] February 27, 2016

Eva Lee Slayden, 93, of Talala passed away, Friday, Feb. 26, 2016 in Talala. She was born April 6, 1922 in Last Chance to Quince and Etta (Hill) Shepard. Visitation will be 12 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at the Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be at 2 p.m., Wednesday, [...]

Peggy Jean Douglass

Peggy Jean Douglass

[ 0 ] February 23, 2016

Peggy Jean Douglass, 82, of Collinsville, passed away Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born Feb. 17, 1934 to Francis Leard and Maggie Jane (Akins) Thomason in Oologah. She married Clifford Jerry Douglass on Nov. 22, 1952 in Tulsa and together they raised three children. She worked [...]

Service Monday for Rev. Larry Downum

Service Monday for Rev. Larry Downum

[ 0 ] February 17, 2016

Rev. Larry Downum. 75, longtime pastor of First Baptist Church of Oologah, passed away suddenly Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016. Visitation is from 1 p.m., to 6 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 21 at Mowery Funeral Service in Owasso. Services will be at 10 a.m., Monday, Feb. 22 at Oologah First Baptist Church. Burial will follow at 2 [...]