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Category: Obits

Rena Hull passes away

Rena Hull passes away

[ 0 ] October 20, 2015

Long-time Osage County resident Rena Grace (Fletcher) Hull, mother of John Fletcher of Oologah, passed away Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015 at The Journey Home in Bartlesville.  She was 73 years old. Rena Was born Dec. 3, 1941 in Avant,  the youngest of six children born to Walter and Lizzie (Bieri) Phelps. On June 2, 1961, [...]

Shirley Hand visitation set today (Tuesday)

Shirley Hand visitation set today (Tuesday)

[ 0 ] October 13, 2015

Shirley Jeanne Hand, whose ties to Talala go back to her youth, died Saturday in Catoosa at the age of 88 years. Shirley graduated with the Talala High School Class of 1945 and then earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Education from the University of Tulsa. She was married to Jack Hand May 31, 1945, in [...]

Mary Elizabeth Fisher

Mary Elizabeth Fisher

[ 0 ] October 12, 2015

Mary Elizabeth Fisher, 61, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015. Visitation is today Monday, Oct. 12 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Mowery Funeral Service in Owasso. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 13 in Oak Hill Cemetery in Oologah. Arrangements and services have been entrusted to Mowery Funeral Service [...]

Service set at 11 am Friday for Bryan Fleming

Service set at 11 am Friday for Bryan Fleming

[ 0 ] October 4, 2015

“Home going services for Mr. Bryan L. Fleming is Friday October 9,2015. @ 11:00 a,m. at London Baptist Church in Roanoke Rapids, NC. Anyone wishing to express words of comfort or render monetary support can do so through Cofield Mortuary 501 W. Third Street, Weldon N.C. 27870 Thanking you in advance. “The family of Bryan” Family [...]

Services Monday for Jim Colpitt

Services Monday for Jim Colpitt

[ 1 ] September 25, 2015

James Colpitt James “Jim” Ray Colpitt, 70, of Collinsville, passed away Sept. 24, 2015 in Tulsa. He was born April 15, 1945 in Nowata to James Richard and Lela Mildred (Denny) Colpitt. Visitation will be held from 5 p.m., to 8 p.m., Friday, Sept. 25; 9 a.m., to 8 p.m., Saturday, Sept.26 and 1:30 p.m. [...]

Services set for Darrell Claude Galvin

Services set for Darrell Claude Galvin

[ 0 ] September 13, 2015

Darrell Claude Galvin, 69, of Talala, passed away Friday, Sept. 11, 2016. Mr. Galvin, a carpenter, was born Jan. 7, 1946. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 14 and services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15, both at Mowery Funeral Service in Owasso. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery on E. [...]

Novale Thompson. Photo by Chris Edens

Chief Novale Thompson passes away

[ 0 ] September 11, 2015

Novale Thompson, retired Oologah police chief, passed away Saturday, Sept. 5, following a long illness. Services were 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 11 at Floral Haven Chapel. The Leader pays tribute to the former chief by reprinting his retirement story from June 26, 2014. Thompson retires after decades of service By CHRIS EDENS, City Editor [...]

Service set Thursday for William Rogers

Service set Thursday for William Rogers

[ 0 ] August 19, 2015

William Arthur Rogers, 77, of Owasso, passed away Monday, Aug. 17, 2015 in Tulsa. He was born Nov. 2, 1937 in Delano, Calif. to Robert Ralph Rogers and the former Wyvern Amanda Goman. He retired from The United States Air Force in 1975 after 20 years of services. He was active in the Turley Round-Up [...]

Tyler James Rodgers

Tyler James Rodgers

[ 0 ] August 15, 2015

Tyler James Rodgers, age 18, of Talala passed away after a tragic accident on Sunday, August 9, 2015 in Talala.  He was born on Oct. 6, 1996 in Tulsa to Jason and Sarah (Maples) Rodgers. Tyler was a 2015 graduate of Oologah High School.  He enjoyed working out at the gym, playing tennis, riding motorcycles [...]

Brian Alan Cain

Brian Alan Cain

[ 0 ] August 15, 2015

A celebration of the life of Brian Alan Cain will be 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 15 at Blue Starr Church of Christ in Claremore. His care has been entrusted to Rice Funeral Service. Brian passed away on Friday, Aug. 7, 2015. He was 37. Born in Holdenville on July 28, 1978 to Thomas Jerry and [...]