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A2-THE PERKINS JOURNAL, Thursday, April 8 2004 William R. Anderson 1920-2004 William R. "Rusty" Anderson, 83, longtime resident of Ponca City, died Monday, March 29, 2004, at E1 Reno. The funeral was held Friday, April 2, 2 p.m at the Second Baptist Church. Rev. Paul Graham officiated. Burial was at the IOOF Cemetery, under the direction of Grace Memorial Chapel. Rusty was born November 17, 1920 to Roscoe Earl Anderson and Alma Mayfield Anderson at Yale. He married Maxine Sneed on June 13, 1942, at Pawnee, where they established their first home. Rusty served in the United States Army from July 1942 through December 1945. He was assigned to the 30 Evac Hospi- tal, serving in the Philippines and New Guinea during World War II. The couple moved to Ponca City in 1947. Shortly thereafter Rusty began employment with Conoco. He was a refinery worker for 35 years with Conoco, retiring in 1983. He was a member of the Second Baptist Church, Ponca City; the American Legion and a longtime member and supporter of the local OCAW Union. He enjoyed meeting and visiting friends over breakfast, making luminaries, and in his earlier years, was an avid walker. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Frank and Eugene Anderson; and one sister, Lillian Briggs. He is survived by his wife, Maxine; two sons: Tom Ander- son and wife Connie, Houstofi, TX; Danny Anderson and wife Kathy, Perkins, OK; one brother, Cleo Anderson and wife Leona; and one sister, Maxine Williams, all of Ponca City; five grandchil- dren, six great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Pallbearers were Trevor Ander- son, Richard Vallandingham, Robert Anderson, Clint, Leazer, Darrell Grimley and Eric Ander- son. Honorary pallbearers were Larry Reynolds, J.C. Walker, Orville Wilkes and Gilbert Schwartz. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 4425 W. Airport Rd Suite 130, Irving, TX 75062. Edith N. Holley 1905-2004 Edith N. Holley, 98, Stillwater, died Sunday, April 4, 2004. Ser- vices will be held Friday, April 9, 10:30 a.m. at the First Baptist Church, Stillwater, Ok. Dr. Roy J. Fish offici- ating. Burial will be at Fairlawn Cemetery, Stillwater. Arrange- ments made by Strode Funeral Home. Edith was born October 21, 1905 to Dan and Rena (Cox) Johnson at Wheafland Canadian Co OK. She Edith N. married James Andrew Holley in June of 1937 at Oklahoma City, OK. He preceded her in death September 3, 1976. Edith was married to Dr. J. Andrew Holley, June 1937. Dr. Holley was an Oklahoma educa- tor for 47 years and for 23 years was a member of the faculty and administration of OSU. He was a commander in the Navy during WWII. Edith was bom in a log cabin in Canadian County in land designated as unassigned lands. She attended Wheatland Schools before moving to E1 Dorado, KS in 1917. She graduated from El Dorado High School in 1923. After graduation Edith went on to further her education at University of Oklahoma (1923-1927), where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in home economics. After graduating from OU, Edith taught at several elementary schools in Oklahoma. Edith taught in Mus- tang OK from 1930-1933; at El Reno, OK from 1933-1936; and in Bartlesville, OK from 1936-1937. She then moved to Stillwater, OK where she taught at StiUwater Public Schools from 1945-1946. While in Stillwater, Edith went back to college to get her Master's degree at Oklahoma A&M Col- lege. She then moved to College Park, MD, where she went to the University of Mary- Holley land in the fall of 1965. While in Maryland she was the librarian for Montgomery Public Schools in Montgomery County, MD from 1946-1970. She retired in 1970, and has lived in Stillwater ever since. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Stillwater. She was a member of Lahoma, Stillwater Women's Club, AAUW, Rotary Arms, OEA and NEA. She was preceded in death by her husband, one brother Roscoe Johnson and one son, William Andrew Holley in 1993. She is survived by two daughters, Jean Fish and husband Dr. Roy J Ft. Worth, TX; Helen LeBar, Still- water, OK; six grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren. Friends who desire, may make memorial contributions in her name to: OSU Foundation, School of Education, P.O. Box 1749, Still- water, OK 74076. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at STRODEFH@AOL.COM. J~ Perkins banker complete Commercml Lending LaReva Bottger of Payne County structured and Bank in Perkins recently completed and how to eval the Oklahoma Bankers Association ment of businesst , (OBA) 2004 Commercial Lending also studied fact0ts ^ School in Stillwater. pricing and Bottger is an assistant cashier structuring and. and administrative assistant at the Students were bank. She was among 45 bank- tunity to apply ers who attended the Commercial techniques in a Lending School at Oklahoma State case study. University in March. The OBA repay! The annual school is designed to mately 270 prepare bankers to serve effectively the state banking as commercial loan officers. Stu- broad array of dents learned about the steps they government should take in evaluating business legal services loan requests, how businesses are tions. -----. " Your subscription is important to Stillwater. Michad. llll us. Thank you s go to the following Oklahoma N a tu~lt~ people who have renewed, or are Wallace & Billie ~][.~ new subscribers, to The Perkins S tiilwater publi ~8 Journal: ter :Lloyd Ha,~ ~ Perkins-Tryon: Florene Taylor IVIonlux,'Stillwater,~h~ OLBR Richie Brooks.John & S~tpl~'ra.t~Nc.a~.s~ Kris Richter Billy & Lois Sumrall water. CREC, ,b~" Ray & Laura Gann B.J. 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I l'" Hessel Properties, Stillwater Steve From: Patricia & Sara Ray, Stillwater Jim Baker, ?om ~ Cheer ~, Dance ~, Fitness ~'Perkins' Jumpin' Little Spirit Joint" Sat April 24 7 p.m. Stillwater Community Casey Frazier & Ryan Shelton Rebekah Davis & Toby Tiner Frazier-Shelton to wed Jay and Gayle Davis, Topeka, KS, are proud to announce the Casey Ann Frazier of Still- OK. engagement of their daughter, water and Ryan Lynn Shel- Casey graduated from McK- Rebekah Gayle Davis to Toby ton of Perkins will wed on inney High School, McKinney, KyleTiner, son of Kenneth and Saturday, June 12, 2004 at 2 TX in 2002. She is currently Donna Tiner, Nederland, TX. p.m. at First Baptist Church, a student at Oklahoma State Rebekah is a graduate Perkins, OK, with Bro. Albert University, studying Earlyof Thomas Jefferson High May officiating. Childhood Education. She School, Port Arthur, TX. She The bride-to-be is the plans to graduate in 2006.is an Elementary Education daughter of Chris and Martha Ryan graduated from Per- major at Southwest Baptist Holder of Stillwater. She is the kins High School in 2001. He University, Bolivar, Me, and granddaughter of Spence and is currently a student at Okla- will graduate in May, 2004. Delanie Holder of Jackson- homa State University, study- Toby is a graduate of Neder- ville, AR and Max and Kathy ing Electrical Engineering and land High School, Nederland, Callaham of Sapulpa, OK. She plans to graduate in 2006.TX and is currently in manage- is the great-granddaughter of The couple plans to make ment with Old Navy in Beau- the late Beatrice Shaw. their home in Perkins. mont, TX. The groom-to-be is the son After their wedding on May of Mark and Jana Shelton of Perkins. He is the grandson of Frank and Bhrbara Reedy of Davis-Tiner announce nuptials 29, 2004, they plan to reside in Texas. Agra, OK; and Bill and Willa Jeanne Shelton of Reydon, Hattie's Main Place xox S. Main St. Inside you will find by.attic ~ -Custom Sewing & Alterations Dry Cleaning/Laundry (405) 547-5429 art g: ry, Candles, Purses, and Home Accessories Janette Sagersa (405) 880-5302 | -Gourmet Coffee ,Fruit Smoothies -Latte IK. ,~*~/. u ~appuccino *Hot Cocoa -chai Tea ,Muffins ~1~O~lll S -Cheesecake *Bagels *Biscotti 405-612-5471 Performances ~.~ D ,o Cheer Pom Voice Special performances by Perkins Join the youth of Lost Creek and Eden Chapel United Methodist Churches for this year's 7:30 p.m. at the Roper Res This moving drama will focus on the tabernacle and its curtain. To Stillwater m . .a,~l performance, so bring ] :',1 [~ your blankets and lawn [ -" [.~ chairs. Warm, casual attire To Cov 11 l Hwv. 33 To CusPid- and walking shoes are encouraged. ] ~ psrklrlg Perkins [ ~t~ m 122~. I I 119 E, Chantry St. perkins .All For Oil