Ima B. Linduff
Ima B. Linduff, 95, of Tecumseh died Tuesday in Tecumseh.
Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Cooper Funeral Chapel in Tecumseh with the Rev. Tim Walker of First Baptist Church of Tecumseh and Terry Jackson, chaplain with Angelic Hospice officiating. Burial will follow at Tecumseh Cemetery.
Other information is pending and will be announced by Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.
Leta E. Patterson
Leta E. Patterson, 93, of Seminole died Tuesday at a McLoud care center.
Survivors include sons and a daughter-in-law, Bob and Ann Patterson of Shawnee and Williams "Bill" Ray Patterson of Tulsa; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be 10 a.m. Friday at the First Baptist Church in Seminole with the Rev. Kelvin Moseley officiating. Burial will follow at Maple Grove under the direction of Swearingen Funeral Home of Seminole.
Kenneth H. Grant
Kenneth H. Grant, 93, of Morrison, formerly of Shawnee, died Tuesday at a Stillwater nursing home.
He was born April 21, 1909, in Perry to William H. and Josephine (Herbert) Grant.
He was a truck driver for the Georgia Pacific Paper Co.
Grant married Bertha Reece on Feb. 22, 1961, in California.
He was a veteran of World War II serving in the South Pacific in the U.S. Army.
He lived in Modesto, Calif., for 25 years. In 1976, Grant moved to Shawnee, where he lived until four years ago when he moved to Morrison.
Grant was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, three sisters and two brothers.
Survivors include three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Myron and Ruth Grant of Morrison, Murry and Frieda Grant of Tucson, Ariz., and Raymond Grant of Burbank; three sisters and one brother-in-law, Katherine Dormire of Morrison, Roberta Whitlow of Morrison and Lorene and Leroy Hardy of Liberal, Mo.; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Services will be 10 a.m. Friday at the chapel of Walker Funeral Service with the Rev. Milo L. Steffen officiating. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park under the direction of Walker Funeral Service.
Ronald Wayne Hitchcock
Ronald Wayne Hitchcock, 53, died Tuesday, Feb. 10, at his Tecumseh residence.
Survivors include his mother, Bobbie Ruth Linde of Tulsa; wife, Lana Hitchcock of the home; three sons, John William Hitchcock of Ponca City, Sky Kaylon Hitchcock and Aaron Thomas Hitchcock, both of Oklahoma City; two brothers, Donald Linde of Tulsa and Robert Linde Jr. of Dallas, Texas; four sisters, Sondra Kay Bostwick of Norman; Peggy Hoppensted of Dallas, Texas; Hazel Cox of Seattle, Wash., and Janet Tyler of Tulsa, and six grandchildren.
Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Friday at Maple Grove Cemetery in Seminole with the Rev. Nolan Sluder and the Rev. Donnie Linde officiating. Swearingen Funeral Home of Seminole is directing arrangements.
Lula Pearl Buchuss
Shawnee resident Lula Pearl Buchuss, 95, died Tuesday, Feb. 10, in Shawnee.
Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Gaskill Funeral Chapel. Burial will be at Mission Cemetery in Tecumseh.
Alonzo A. Tasier
Shawnee resident Alonzo A. Tasier, 65, died Monday, Feb. 9, in Shawnee.
He was born March 18, 1938, in Niles, Mich., to Glen and Bertha (Hanna) Tasier. He had lived in Norman, Wanette and Asher before moving to Shawnee. He served with the U.S. Army.
On March 14, 1968, he married Mary C. Space in Norman.
He worked as an auto mechanic with Kinsey's Sand and Gravel.
He was preceded in death by his parents, grandchild and a brother, Henry Tasier.
Survivors include his wife, Mary C. Tasier of the home; two daughters and sons-in-law, Penny and Mickey Ware and Bertha and Billy Martin, all of Shawnee; son and daughter-in-law, Chris and Carma Tasier of Oklahoma City; four brothers, Charles Tascier of Norman, Carl Tascier of Prague, Guy Tascier of Norman and J.T. Tasier of Norman; four sisters, Nancy Gatewood, Joan Scadorf, Mary Ellen Tasier, all of Norman; Emma Lee Wheeler of Arizona; three grandchildren, Billy Atwood, Christopher Martin and Mary Martin, one great-granddaughter and many other relatives.
Services will be 10 a.m. today at Cooper Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Carl Tascier officiating. Burial will be at Tecumseh Cemetery.
Longtime Tecumseh resident Sybil "Ann" Annanders, 73, died Sunday, Feb. 8, in Oklahoma City.
She was born June 17, 1930, in Lusk, Texas, to John M. and Jewell Ellen (Wyly) Hamlin. She lived in Texas, California and Oregon before moving to Tecumseh at age 12.
On July 2, 1946, she married C.W. Annanders in Norman.
She worked for Central State Hospital for two years and then worked at Tinker Air Force Base until retiring in 1979.
She was a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, the Tecumseh American Legion Hill-Huett Post 260 and 40 et 8.
She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Robert L. Annanders; granddaughter, Rebecca Annanders, and brother, Beryl Riddle.
Survivors include her husband, C.W. Annanders Sr. of the home; two daughters and son-in-law, Dorthy J. Cruz of Tecumseh, Patricia and Jim Baize of Earlsboro; three sons and daughters-in-law, Carl and Kay Annanders, Mike and Marilyn Annanders, all of Tecumseh; Charles and Rosie Annanders of Shawnee; 16 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren, and four sisters, Betty Angel of Bristow, Meryl Renfro of Tecumseh, Bonnie Conklin of Hartshorne and Edith Doremus of Seattle, Wash.
Services were Wednesday at Cooper Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Jimmy Herd officiating. Burial will be at Mars Hill Cemetery.
Bonnie Bell Dowdney
Wanette resident Bonnie Bell Dowdney, 76, died Tuesday, Feb. 10, in Norman.
Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Friday at Wanette Cemetery with the Rev. Larry Stevenson officiating. Viewing will be 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at Cooper Chapel in Wanette.
Vela Jean Horne
Former Harrah resident Vela Jean Horne, 91, died Monday, Feb. 9, in Albuquerque, N.M.
Survivors include two sons, Ronald Horne of Orange Park, Fla., and Donald Horne of Rio Rancho, N.M., four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Memory Lane Cemetery in Harrah with the Rev. Dan Campbell officiating. Services are under the direction of Smith-Parks Funeral Service in Harrah.
Vera Mae Heard
Longtime Vamoosa and Konawa area resident Vera Mae Heard, 74, died Wednesday, Feb. 11, at her home.
Survivors include her son, Dennis Heard of Konawa; daughter, Imogene Meadows of Tecumseh; brother, Wallace Baker of Bakersfield, Calif.; sister, Yvonne Williamson of Snowflake, Ariz., eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Vamoosa Baptist Church with the Rev. Michael Vallandingham officiating. Burial will be at Lone Dove Cemetery. Pickard-Swearingen Funeral Home is directing arrangements.
Shawnee resident Lestie Spaugy, 88, died Wednesday in Shawnee.
She was born to Patrick and Martha (Tidwell) Cummings on March 21, 1914, in Delmar, Ala.
She married Howard Williams while living in Alabama. After his death, she moved with her daughter to Shawnee.
She married Ted Spaugy in 1951.
She was a homemaker, and was a member of the Highland Church of Christ.
Her husband, Ted Spaugy, preceded her in death in 1986. She was also preceded by three brothers and three sisters.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Dura and Bob McGuire, Shawnee; granddaughters and spouses, Melanie and Jim Chaney, Oklahoma City; Nancy and Mike Northcutt, Fort Worth, Texas; and Robin McGuire, Shawnee; and three great-grandchildren.
Services will be 10 a.m. Monday at Cooper Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Bob Anderson officiating. Burial will be at Tecumseh Cemetery under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.
Barbara M. Hanson
Barbara M. Hanson, 68, of Shawnee died Friday at a Shawnee hospital.
Services will be 10 a.m. Monday at St. Paul's United Methodist Church with the Rev. Rockford Johnson and the Rev. Bob McDowell officiating.
Burial will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park under the direction of Resthaven Funeral Home.
Other arrangements are pending.
Cletus Marshall Cole
Cletus Marshall Cole, 82, of Shawnee died Thursday at an Oklahoma City hospital.
He was born July 5, 1920, in Shawnee to Henry and Myrtle Cole.
He attended Bethel schools.
He was self-employed in the construction industry most of his adult life.
He was a veteran of World War II and served in the South Pacific.
He was a member of the Liberty Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Terry Doyle Cole; brothers, H.E. Cole Jr., Eugene Cole and Melton Cole.
Survivors include a daughter, Debra Cole of North Bend, Ore.; sisters and brothers-in-law, Irene Burnham of Shawnee, Velma and Bill Gouker of Shawnee, Imogene and Jack Howell of Shawnee and Thelma and Robert Alfrey of Burneyville; brother and sister-in-law, Joe and Judy Cole of Yuba City, Calif.; sisters-in-law, Joann Cole of San Bernadino, Calif., Betty Cole of Santa Maria, Calif., and Oneda Cole of Shawnee; granddaughters, Misty Dawn Cole of Bethel Acres, and Vanessa Jo Iroz of North Bend; a great-grandson and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Liberty Baptist Church, with the Rev. Bill Matthews officiating, assisted by the Rev. Phil Thompson. Burial will follow at Bethel Cemetery.
Services are under the direction of Walker Funeral Service.
Ima B. Linduff
Ima B. Linduff, 95, of Tecumseh died Tuesday in Tecumseh.
She was born April 25, 1907, in Tecumseh to Frank and Sallie (Shinpoch) Allen.
She attended grade school at Highland and high school in Tecumseh.
She was a lifelong resident of the Tecumseh area, and she lived in the house in which she was born until 1977.
She married Lincoln Linduff in Tecumseh on Feb. 5, 1927. He preceded her in death on Dec. 5, 1979.
She was a homemaker. She was active with the Tecumseh Senior Citizens for many years and attended First Baptist Church in Tecumseh.
Also preceding her in death were her parents; two brothers, Ira Allen and Albert L. Allen; and a sister, Ila Linduff.
Surviving relatives include a daughter and son-in-law, Nova and Wilbur Lester of Tecumseh; a sister, Susie Bentley of Ponca City; two sisters-in-law, Evelyn Allen of Lawton and Pearl Linduff of Tecumseh; a granddaughter, Debbie Lyon and husband David of Seminole; a grandson, Terry Lester and wife Karen of Fort Worth, Texas; a stepgranddaughter, Allison Sherrill of Norman; two great-granddaughters and their spouses; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Services will be 10 a.m. today at Cooper Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Tim Walker of First Baptist Church of Tecumseh and the Rev. Terry Jackson, chaplain with Angelic Family Hospice, officiating.
Burial will be at Tecumseh Cemetery.
Services are under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.
Charles O. Blakley
Charles O. Blakley, 66, of Shawnee died Friday in Oklahoma City.
Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Fairview Cemetery.
Further announcements are pending with Walker Funeral Service.