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A2 - THE PERKINS JOURNAL, Thursday, Janua 14, 2016 LE( NOTICE Leota Kay Johnston Bradley 1938-2016 Leota Kay Johnston Brad- ley, wife and loving mother, passed away suddenly on January 3, 2016 at the age of 78. She was born on July 6, 1938 in Ponca City, Oklahoma, the oldest daugh- ter of Wilbur "Webb" John- ston and Stella Walls Johnston. Her service will be Friday, January 8, 2016,10:00 azn. at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Kay grew up in Stillwa- ter with her parents, brother Brace "Corky" and sisters Karen and Martha "Marti". She met her husband Robert "Bob" Bradley in high school and married him in 1957. Together they raised three children, Karen, Bobby and Jennifer. They moved to Lawton/ Ft. Sill and Kay made it her mission to give her military family roots and Lawton was their "home" for 40 years. She was completely devoted to her family. Her role as mother was her vocation. It is where she drew her strength and left her legacy. In the last 20 years Kay turned her love of family and history into a hobby. She was a member of the Historical Society and an avid genealo- gist. Through her genealogy she made connections and friendships with distant rel- atives and enjoyed sharing family stories. Kay also enjoyed travel - spending the last 25 years going to see her daughter's family, exploring England, Wales and Paris. Kay had 7 grandchildren she adored. She loved read- ing to them and baking cook- ies. She was also an excel- lent seamstress and especially loved amazing Halloween cos- tumes for them. Kay is survived by her husband of 58 years, Bob, children; Karen and husband Jim McGuire of Atlanta, Bob and wife Denise Bradley of Edmond, and Jennifer and husband Roland Perry of England. Also by grand- children, Dallas and Madi- son McGuire, Justin, Wyatt and Kellan Bradley, Tyler Nunley, Bradley and Olivia Perry, and great-granddaugh- ter Aimee Bradley. Also her sisters Marti Dermer of Sfillwater, Karen Doyle of Kansas and brother Bruce Johnston of Tennessee. Kay is reunited with her beloved parents and her pre- cious granddaughter, Marissa McGuire, and countless loving friends and family members. In lieu of flowers we ask that donations be made in her name at: St. Jude's Children's Hospital P.O. Box 1000, Department 142, Memphis, TN 38148. Condolences may be emailed to the family and an online obituary may be viewed by visiting www. strodefh.com. Courtright's Celebrate Anniversary Troy Calvin Courtright and Barbara Ann Stafford recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. They were mar- ried January 8, 1956 in the First Baptist Church in Stillwater, OK. They made their home in Stillwater, Troy worked in the oil field and Barbara worked for the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service for 31 years and 10 months. To this reunion three children were born - Tammy Lou, Brenda Jane, and Nancy June. Their children hosted a reception for them Saturday, Jan. 9, in Troy and Barbara's garage. Linda Kathryn Wilson 1948'2015 Linda Kathryn Wilson, 67, passed away on Dec 23, 2015 at her home in Still- water, OK sur- rounded by her loving family. A memorial service is being planned for later this spring. Linda was bom in Stillwater on Aug 5, 1948 to N.B. and JoAnn (Mantooth) Thomas. She graduated from Dumnt High School in 1966. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree from Oklahoma State University in ] 970. On Aug 2, 1969 she was united in marriage to Larry W'dson in Altus, OK.'In 1970 they moved to San Anto- nio, TX where Linda took a teaching job. Returning to Sfillwater in 1972, Linda began a 28 year career with the Oklahoma Department of Career Technology ,retiring in November 2000. The Wilson family would like to express their sincere gratitude to Linda's friend and private caregiver Connie Norrie for the amazing level of care and comfort that she showed Linda over the course of her illness. They also wish to thank Dr. Woody Jenkins, as well as JoAlice, Deanna, and Jen- nifer from Ross Hospice for their kindness and compassion. She was pre- ceded in death by her parents. Linda is sur- vived by her husband Larry Wilson of the home.; daughter Leslie (Greg) Holmes of Moore; and son Dan Wilson of Stillwater; brother David (Carla) Thomas of Altus; sister Terri (Robert) Skinner of Mtus. She is also survived by her grandchildren: Katie McKinney of Little Rock, AR; Bryce, Seth, and Karsten Holmes of Moore, OK; and Kelsey, Reece, and Ty Wilson of Stillwater, OK. L'mda is also remembered by numerous nieces and nephews and countless other friends and family. In Lieu of flowers, dona- tions may be made in L'mda's name to St. Jude Children's Hospital. Condolences may be sent to the family via an online guest- book at www.pmcfh.com Legal notice published in The Perkins Journal Jan. 14, 2016 RESOLUTION NO. 20-2015 "A RESOLUTION CALLING FOR THE HOLDING OF THE CITY OF PER- KINS 2016 MUNICIPAL GENERAL ELECTIONS" WHEREAS, the Charter of the City of Perkins provides that there shall be a general City election held on the date established by the general eleclion laws of the State of Oklahoma, or in the absence of such legislation, by ordinance; and Wl-iEREAS, Ordinance No. 303 providesthat a general City elecllon shall be held on the first Tuesday of April unless otherwise preempted by the general election laws of the State of Oklahoma. WHEREAS, the Charter of the City of Perkins pmvldesthat the term of office of the person elected in 2013 to the position of Mayor shall expire following the 2016 General Municipal election; and WHEREAS, the Charter of the City of Perkins provides that in 2004 and every third year thereafter, the Mayor shall be elected for a term of three (3) years. WHEREAS, under and by virtue of the ~ vested in the Board of Commissioners of the City of Perkins by the ConslJtutJon and laws of the Slate of Oklahoma, and by the Charter of the City of Perkins, Payne County, State of Oklahoma, the City Commission of said city is authorized te call and hold elections for the office of Commissioner. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the City Commission of the City of Perkins, Oklahoma, does hereby declare, proclaim, and call an eleclion to be held in the City of Perkins, Payne County, State of Oklahoma, as herein set forth. GENERAL ELECTION: A General Election with the candidate receiving the highest number of votes being elected shall be held on Tuesday, April 5, 2016, for the purposes of elecling an indMdual candidate for the following office: Mayor to be elected by the City at large for a term of three (3) yeare. FILING: Any qualified person may have his/her name placed on the ballot for the General EleclSon as a candidate for the above-named offices by filing a swom statement of his/her candidacy (a copy of such statement is attached hereto) with the Secretary of the Payne County Eleclion Board on Febmanj 1,2, or3, 2016. REGISTERED QUALIFIED VOTERS: Only ~ residing in the City of Perkins who have the qualifications prescribed for voters by the Per~ns City Charter, the Constitution and the laws of the State of Oklahoma, and who are registered as required by law, may vote in the General Election. School Boards Lead So Students Achieve. January is School Board Recognition Month and an oppor- nmity for local schools and communities to honor Oklahoma' s more than 2,7 ! lected school board members for their dedication to and schools. Providing our community's children with a solid education is the most important investment we can make. We' re proud of our district, and School Board Recognition Month is the time to say thank you and celebrate the accomplishments of our elected board members. In Perkins-Tryon, school board members must develop policies and tough decisions on complex educational and social issues impacting the entire community. They bear PRECINCT CONSOLIDATION; POLLING PLACESjAND HOURS: Said General Election shall be held at the usual polling places and conducted bythe regular eleclion officials as designated bythe County Election Board of Payne County, Oklahoma. No additional polling location shall be established for that area of the City of Perkins that lies North and West of the intersection of State Highways 177 and 33, due to the fact that no voter/c~.en currently resides in the area, and that the extra expense of operating an additional polling location would be unduly burdensome to the City. Therefore such precinct should be consolidated accordingly. The Polls will be open at the hour of 7.00 o'clock a.m. and close at the hour of 7:00 o'clock p.m. The location of the polling place shall he the Vassar Community Center, 730 N. Main Slreat, Perkins, Oklahoma. BALLOTS: Absentee ballots shall be provided for in accordance with state laws. ADOPTED this 10th day of November, 2015. ROBERT JOHNSON, MAYOR CRY OF PERKINS, OKLAHOMA (S EAL) A'I-I'EST: RASHEL CARNEFIX ,~ CRY CLERK responsibilityforanannualbudgetof$10.8million,over 1,500 APPROVED AS TO FORM AND students, 166 employees and 4 building sites NOVEMBER, 2015. School board members make critical decisions that affect MAR"DEVLIN Oklahoma children and oversee billions in educational expen- CITYATTORNEY ditures. They=~erve the core of our democracy - public CRYOF PERKINS, OKLAHOMA educauon. The men and women serving Perkins-Tryon School and their years of service are: President, Rick Lomenick, 15 years; Vice-President, DustinBledsoe,9 years; Clerk, Winfrey Kinzie, 16 years; Member Erica Hefing,2 years; and Member Alan Nietenhoefer, 6 years. LEGALITY ON THIS 10TH DAY OF Wednesdays 6-7:45 p.m. January 13 -April 6, 2016 First Baptist Church of Perkins 500 E Knipe Street Perkins, OK Activities for infants - High school jandm3121 @suddenlink.net January Grandota Days Every Thursday Noon-6:30 p.m. Includes Salsa & Chips $12 A flour tortilla filled w/ shredded Beef, Chicken, or Pork (Okla. Raised), refiied beans, lettuce, tomatoes, green onions & topped w/ sour cream, cheese & Santa Fe style Red or Green sauce. Heat & serve meals available: Tamales in the Husk, Dinners, Casseroles, Enchiladas, Burritos & Green Chile Quiche. Meal accompaniments: Appetizers, Salsa & Desserts Do you miss Bobo's ? Our Bobby & Leah Aufill, owners/kitchen slaves Call 405-880-7645 for pickup or delivery 314 E. Hert, Perkins, OK 74059 J always handmade, alwa fresh & alwa affordable. ............................ L. :;~, :ii: ........... I! I! II!]l