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Category: Obits

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 [...]

Cindy Burns

Cindy Burns

[ 0 ] February 16, 2016

Cynthia Lou “Cindy” Burns, 58, passed away Monday, Feb. 16 at her home from her battle with cancer. She was born in Seminole, TX to Walter “Red” and Lula “Sue” Quillen. She served in the Air Force and retired from the Oklahoma Air National Guard. She also worked as a realtor with Chinowith and Cohen. [...]

Charlene Penner Yates

Charlene Penner Yates

[ 0 ] February 15, 2016

Charlene Penner Yates, 79, of Rockwall, TX passed away Feb. 13, 2016. She was born Sept. 7, 1936 in Byars to Kenneth and Reba Penner.  She was raised in Oologah and attended Oologah schools. She later moved to Dallas, TX where she met and married Tommy Yates who preceded her in death. She is survived [...]

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 [...]