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Category: Obits

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 [...]

Service Friday for Farrell Kelton

Service Friday for Farrell Kelton

[ 0 ] December 3, 2015

FARRELL DON KELTON Farrell Don Kelton, age 58, of Oologah, was born Oct. 15, 1957 in Fort Smith, Ark. and earned his heavenly wings on Nov. 27, 2015, flying beyond the stars’ twilight and into the Kingdom of Heaven. Memorial services will be held Dec. 5, 10 am, at Rejoice Church, 13413 E. 106th Street [...]

Visitation Monday, services Tuesday for Vernon Vandagriff

Visitation Monday, services Tuesday for Vernon Vandagriff

[ 2 ] November 29, 2015

Vernon Leon Vandagriff, 88, passed away Friday, Nov. 27, 2015 at his home in Oologah. He was born Sept. 17, 1927 in Chelsea. He was one of Chloe and Beulah Beatrice (Boyd) Vandagriff’s six children. He grew up and attended school in Chelsea. Just one day after he graduated high school, he joined the Air [...]

Robert Hall

Robert Hall

[ 0 ] November 19, 2015

Robert Edward Hall, 90, of Talala, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015 in Talala. He was born February 20, 1925 in Kusa to Edward Luther Hall and the former Mary Edith Liard. The Hall family moved to rural Rogers County near the Talala community when he was three years of age. He began his education [...]

Service Thursday for Dorothy Buster

Service Thursday for Dorothy Buster

[ 0 ] November 12, 2015

Dorothy Marie Buster, 95, of Oologah, passed away Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015 in Tulsa. Visitation was to be held 1 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 11 at the Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home. Funeral Services are at 2 p.m., (today) Thursday, Nov. 12 at the Oologah United Methodist Church with Pastor Jennifer Long. Interment will follow [...]