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Local THE PERKINS JOURNAL, Thursday, March 15, 2012- A3: CITY Continued from Page A1 currently finishing his degree at OSU and will graduate in December. The couple has three sons, Rayne, 15; Dane, 13, and Patrick, 10. All attend school in Perkins. The Hinkle family has lived in Perkins for three years. Hinkle said, 'Tm really not a political person at all, but I belong to the community. As a citizen of the community, I feel it's important to be involved." Hinkle said she's very inter- ested in how policies and procedure are applied to the community. "I've read the city charter and I'm starting to read city codes," she said. "Perkins is growing. Some policies are adequate, some need changed or added to to reflect our changes." Hinkle said she started attending city commission meetings several months ago, and has learned a lot about the community. "I love that [Perkins is a] small town and that people know each other, and that we're a community that cares about each other and what's going on in this town," she SPA said. "It's very important we keep up with change and growth in the community." Hinkle believes the com- mission has a responsibility to listen to people and fry to make Perkins better. "I'm a 'people person' and love talking with people," she added. "I really care about what happens in the town." Hinkle and Norton did not draw opponents during the recent filing period for the Ward 1 and 3 positions. They will be sworn in during the regular city commission meet- ing set for Tuesday evening, April 10. Both Hinkle and Norton said they're looking forward  to meeting Perkins citizens, and invite everyone to attend the swearing-in ceremony. If you are unable to attend the meeting, but would like to contact the new commis- sioners, simply email them. Hinkle may be reached at hinkle.angela@ymail.com; Norton at brian.norton@oks tate.edu. t The new members will join Mayor Bob Johnson, mayor; John Dragoo, and Randy Jarvis. Commissioners Don Sagersa and Frank Eades are stepping down. Darius Cesar-Love Murphy 2003-2012 Darius "Boog" Cesar-Love Murphy, 8, of Stillwater, went to be with his savior on March 6,2012. Services were entrusted to the care of Palmer Marler Funeral Home and were held Monday March 12, 2012 at 2:00 pm at Southside Baptist Church in Stillwater. Brother Joe Day officiated the service and the interment followed at Grace Hill Cemetery in Perry, OK. Boog was born to Regina Smith Bourland on September 13, 2003 in Stillwater. He was raised in the Stillwater area and attended Skyline Elementary School. Darius loved living his life. He enjoyed spend- ing time outdoors and playing with his brothers and sister. He was an ornery boy who loved smiling and making everyone laugh. He was kind, always happy, and very mischievous. He loved his family and was never happier than when he was listening to music or being held and rocked by his parents. Darius' life on earth may have been short, but his impact will be felt for generations to come. His bright smile and contagious laughter will live on in the lives of the many people whom he touched. He will be missed by all his family, friends and class- mates. Boog is sur- vived by his parents Regina and Freddie Bourland and Patrick Murphy, Three Broth- ers: D'Marion, D'Andre, and Demitrius and his sister Daesha. Grandparents: Juanita Munoz, of Stillwater and Donald Bout- land of Perry, OK. His Aunts and Uncles: Allen Smith and wife Jan, Angel Waid and husband Nick, Cassi Smith, Nina Mottwiler and husband Matt, all of Stillwater, Terri Bourland, Traci Bourland and Anthony Bourland of Perry, and Dollie Garcia Berg of Stillwater, and many many cousins. He was preceded in death by his grandparents Angel and Jessie Munoz. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Darius' name to Palmer Marler Continued from Page A1 available during school hours, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. daily, including Mondays." Call Hidden Oasis at (405) 547-6200 for a massage appointment with Tackett. Hidden Oasis co-owner Dana Bromley said the spa is now offering tanning services. In response to client requests, Hidden Oasis purchased a tanning bed in February. Costs are $4 for one ses- sion; $15 for five sessions; or $30 for monthly unlimited visits. Tanning products are available for sale. Call for more informa- tion about the sessions or to inquire about tanning bed availability. Another new service offered at Hidden Oasis is facials. Hidden Oasis is the only professional facility in Okla- homa that offers Rhonda Allison Clinical Enterprises products and services. Currently, the spa offers "1-2-3 Facials" which pro- vide hydration and nutrients to dull skin; "Pumpkin Pep- tide Peels,', which infuse :? . .!'x Enjoy unlimited tanning for only $30/month Individual sessions also available. 135 S Main Street Perkins (405) 547-6200 Tuesday thru Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday by appointment only Massage Reflexology Facials Waxing Wraps Salon Perkins Community Chamber of Commerce presents Perkins 6oI00 00USh March 17th - March 31st 31a Shop at the participating Gold Rush Merchand their hidden Gold Rush m. He will be hiding all over be When you find him, low he will punch card marked. When yrd is complete, please take it to Hidden to beentered into the drawing. _ _ At the en one winner will be drawn from all OT'thdmpleted entries to win a '0T or GOLD valued at $1501 For more information, contact: Lisa Branum - 714.2394 Stacy Beal - 547-2158 skin with vital nutrients and vitamins to make it smooth, bright and more youthful; and "Hibiscus Facials," which fight the signs of aging and brighten skin tone. Bromley said, "We'll be adding more facial options in the future." Brown, who will soon be extending her knowl- edge about facials with Rhonda Allison continuing education sessions, said, "Rhonda Allison offers very 2 9cflv formulas that are all ,;:, olant,derived, and are safe, with FDA-approved ingre- dients." Leslie Buntin, Hidden Oasis' cosmetologist, also does facials, as well as pedicures and manicures. Hidden Oasis Day Spa is located at 135 S. Main in downtown Perkins. For more information, call (405) 547-6200 or visit www.hidd enoasisdayspa.com. Mildred Hazel Allen 1915-2012 Mildred Hazel Allen was bom May 22, 1915 in Madi- son, Beaver County, Oklahoma to Smith Silas Criswell and Mary Catherine Hawes Criswell and departed this life on March 1, 2011 at the age of 96. A memorial service was held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, 2012 at the First Christian Church in Stillwater. Strode Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Hazel lived in Beaver County, Oklahoma attending Blue Grass school, a one room school until her teen years when she moved to Kansas City, MO where she attended high school for two years. She returned to Laveme, OK and graduated from Laverne High School in 1934. On November 22, 1938, Hazel married Loren Vern Allen of Laveme, OK and they established their home in Woodward, OK. While living in Woodward, she was employed by Southern Great Plains Field Station, Union Oil Co of California, Veteran's Administration and Farmers Home Administration. In 1955 Loren and Hazel moved to Still- water where she continued to work in the State Office of the Farmers Home Administration until her retirement in 1975. Hazel was a lifelong member of the 1  Christian Church and served as president of the Stillwater Christian Women's Fellowship. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, serving as Worthy Matron, Past Matron and president of the Past Matron's Club. Hazel was an accomplished artist. She especially loved China painting and served as president of the Stillwater Por- celain Artists. Hazel andLoren created artwork in which Loren carved animals and people from wood and Hazel painted them, eaming them several awards and reviews in local and national magazines, news- papers and televi- sion. Hazel was also an accom- plished seam- stress sewing for her family and the public. She crocheted hats for newborns and donated them to Stillwater Hospital and also made small blankets and pillows for children, donating them to the Crisis Center. Hazel is survived by her husband, Loren, Stillwater, OK; a daughter, Verdalee McCullough and husband, Hugh, Grandfield, OK; a son, Lyle, and wife Bemadine of Stillwater; six grandchildren, Kelly Jeffus, Grandfield, OK; Kristi Beck, and hus- band Tab of Guymon, OK; Shane McCullough and wife Michelle, Grandfield, OK; Denver McCullough and wife Janis, Devol, OK; Amy Allen Boyd and husband Jonathan, Huntsville, AL; and Jon Allen, Austin, TX; thirteen, great grandchildren, Brooke and Jancy Jeffus, Grandfield, OK, and Blaine Jeffus, Guymon, OK; Lacee Beck, Edmond, OK and Landon Beck, Goodwell, OK; Joseph and Jacob McCtdlough, Grancltield, OK; Tristan, Bailey, Alden, and Lawson McCullough, Devol, OK; and Matthew and Zadie Boyd, Huntsville, AL; two sis- ters, Lila Shukar, Forgan, OK and L0se Beckwith, Wood- ward, OK;: and one brother, Roy well, Toledo, OR. She ws preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Clyde Criswelli Salem, OR. Memorial contributions may be made in her name to Judith Karman Hospice, P.O. Box 818, Stillwater, OK, 740"/6, II+III+II FARMERS" Don Wooldridge, Agent 505 z. Hwy. 33.P00r0000 (405) 547-5126 *I0I011,Ii*1*IOI4 IIIIIIIIIII II 1 IIII I I IIII I II II I I illlllll ill,lllll,lljlllljllllllljlll!l, ,Ill i I , ill illll