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A2 - THE PERKINS JOURNAL, Thursday, April 26, 2012 People Billy Joe Lott 1930-2012 Billy Joe Lott, 81, of Perkins, Oklahoma passed away Friday, April 20 th, 2012 at Grace Living Center, Stillwater, OK. A memorial service will be held at 2pm on Thursday, April 26 at Lost Creek United Meth- odist Church, Perkins, Okla- homa. The service will be officiated by Max Rudd and directed by Strode Funeral Home, Stillwater, Oklahoma. Bill Lott wasborn in Kennedy, Texas November 1, 1930 and was the son of Joseph (Joe) Milton Lott and Callie Elizabeth Ryan Lott. Bill was raised and attended public school in Hargill, Texas in the Rio Grande Valley, where his mother Callie served as an elementary school teacher for many years. Bill worked on the family farm before joining the United States Marine Corp. He held the rank of Corporal and served a tour of duty in Korea during the Korean War in 1951. Upon returning to civilian life, he attended Pan American College in Edinburgh, Texas. He married Marceline "Marcy" Crystella Carey on April 2, 1955 in Mis- sion, Texas. Bill worked as a service manager with his father-in-law, Chris Carey, at Carey&apos;s Tire and Appli- ances in McAllen, Texas for several years. During this period, he enjoyed coach- ing little league baseball teams, fishing, and hunt- ing. From 1965 to 1973 he served as General Manager at JC Penney's Auto Center in McAllen, Texas and then Sear's Automotive Center in Harlingen, Texas. In 1973, he moved the family from the Rio Grande Valley of south Texas to Perkins, Oklahoma. Bill worked as a Service Manager at Olt- manns Motors in Stillwater, Oklahoma for a short time, and then joined the Perkins Police Department in 1974. He proudly served for 21 years as Chief of Police in Perkins until his retirement in November 1995. He was a good neighbor and friend to all, a strong family man, a devoted hus- band, a good father to his three children, a loving grand- father to his 7 grandchildren and a great- grandfather of 2. He developed a passion for com- petitive trap shooting in the early 1980's and was an avid fan and active participant in the sport until 2010. He was a member of the Oklahoma Trap Shooters Associa- tion and served as a Board Member for the Shawnee Trap Club of Shawnee, Oklahoma. Bill won numer- ous trophies and honors for his shooting skills. He is preceded in death by his father, Joseph "Joe" Milton Lott, and mother, Callie Elizabeth Lott, both of Hargill, Texas; Sister, Lora Nell Sanders, of Liberty, Texas; father-in-law, Chris Carey; mother-in-law, Rosella Butler Carey; and his wife, Marceline "Marcy" Carey Lott, who passed away October 11,2001. 'He is survived by two sons, David C. Lott of Medicine Park, Oklahoma, and Danny W. Lott and wife Karen of Stillwater, Oklahoma, and one daughter Debbie Lott Mason of Perkins, Okla- homa. He is also survived by 7 grandchildren: Chelsea Lott of Stillwater; Austin Lott of Pryor, Oklahoma; John Wayne McDaniel and wife Tina of Adair, Okla- homa; Bo Thompson and wife Sarah of Boeme, Texas; Tyler Thompson of Stillwa- ter, Oklahoma; Cameron Mason of Perkins, Okla- homa; and Jordan Mason of Perkins, Oklahoma; and 2 great grandchildren Madalyn and Breanna Thompson. Honorary Pallbearers will include Austin Lott, John Wayne McDaniel, Bo Thompson, Tyler Thomp- son, Cameron Mason, and Jordan Mason. Condolences may be emailed to the family and an online obituary may be viewed by visiting www.strodefh.com. Doris Arlene Huff 1936-2012 Doris Arlene Huff, 75, died on April 18, 2012 in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Her funeral service was held at 2: 00 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, 2012 at the GlencoeChurch of Christ with Pastor Curt Anderson officiating. Interment was at Glencoe Cemetery. Strode Funeral Church of Christ. She is preceded in death by her parents. She is sur- vived by her husband, Bruce Huff, of Stillwater, OK; daughter, Denise Holt, of Stillwater, OK; daughter, Kim Bowie, of Port St. Lucie, FL; brother, Bob Grote, of Stillwater, OK; Home was in charge of sister, Sharlene Brien, of arrangements. Doris was born on August 19, 1936 in Glencoe, Okla- homa to Lester and Era (Helwick) Grote. She mar- ried Bruce Huff in Turley, Oklahoma. She was a member of the Glencoe Pawnee, OK; and one very special nephew, D.J. Ripley, of Glencoe, OK. Condolences may be emailed to the family and an online obituary may be viewed by visiting www.strodefh.com. Clifford Henry Burton 1920-2012 Clifford Henry Burton, 91, died on Thursday, April 19, 2012 in Stillwater, Okla- homa. A memo- rial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sat- urday, April 28, 2012 at the First Presbyte- rian Church in Stillwater. A private family interment will be at Sunset Memorial Gar- dens on Friday, April 27, 2012. Strode Funeral Home is in charge of arrange- ments. Clifford was born on June 21, 1920 in Chattanooga, Oklahoma to Henry and Cora Burton. He attended Oklahoma A&M, and gradu- ated with his Doctorate. He went on towork as an OSU Extension Dairy Specialist. Clifford married Thelma Kenyon on June 14, 1941 in Lawton, Oklahoma. He was a member of the First Pres- byterian Church. He was also a member of NARFE, Golden Kiwanis Club, and the Farm House fraternity. He is survived by his wife, Thelma Burton, of Stillwater, OK; son, Wil- liam Burton, of Tulsa, OK; son, Robert Burton, of Still- water, OK; daughter, Carol Walton, of Cherry Hill, NJ; six grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made in his name to the First Presbyterian Church, 524 S. Duncan St., Stillwater, OK 74074, or Judith Karman Hospice, P.O. Box 818, Stillwater, OK 74076. Condolences may be emailed to the family and an online obituary may be viewed by visiting www.strodefla.com. Iowa Chapel Cemetery Association to meet Iowa Chapel Cemetery Association will hold its annual meeting at the cemetery on Saturday, May 5, 2012 at 10: 00a.m. We need to talk about a change in officers, and see what needs to be done around the cemetery. We need all interested parties there. The location of the cemetery is, 6 miles West of highway 177, on highway 105, and 2 miles north. Hope to see you there! Deborah Renee Bradley 1959-2012 jl Deborah Renee Bradlry, 52, died on April 20, 2012 in Glencoe, Oklahoma. Funeral ser- vices will be held,at 2:00 p.m. on Tues- day, April 24, 2012 at the Mehan Union Church with Pastor Larry Eslinger offi- ciating. Strode Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. She was born September 29, 1959 to Donald and Deloris Coonts in New Mexico. She graduated from Antelope Valley School. She later married Jesse Bradley and was a member of the Mehan Union Church. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Michelle Sypert. She is survived by her parents; husband; son, Doug Gaudi; daughter, Angela Hoppe; brother, Guy Allen Coonts; sister, Sheree Ann Springer; and eight grandchildren. Pallbearers are Gary Bradley, Bill Bradley, Jerry Sypert, Justin Sypert, Marvin Johnson, and Donald A. Coonts. Memorial contributions may be made in her name to Mehan Union Church, 8300 E. 68  Ave., Stillwater, OK 74074. Condolences may be e- mailed to the family and an online obituary may be viewed by visiting www.strodefh.com. Cecilia Cooper 1927-2012 Cecilia Cooper, 85, passed away at Higher Call Nursing Home in Quapaw, Oklahoma on Sunday, April 15, 2012. Her funeral service was held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 19, 2012 at the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Interment was at Fairlawn Cemetery. Strode Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Cecilia was born on March 3, 1927 in Centra- lia, Oklahoma to John and Anna (Nehib) Altebaumer. She resided in Stillwater for many years before moving to Miami, Okla- homa. She was a member of the St. Francis Catholic Church in Stillwater and an active member of the Altar Society. She was preceded in death by her husband, George, mother, father, two sisters and three brothers. 'She is survived by one son, Anthony Cooper, and his wife, Lynne, three granddaughters and one grandson of Shippenburg, PA; two sisters, Maggie Altebaumer and Margaret Wails of Miami, OK; several nieces and nephews; and a very dear friend, Margie Vitek, of Stillwater, OK. Condolences may be emailed to the family and an online obituary may be viewed by visiting www.strodefh.com. Marena Cemetry Association Sets Annual Meeting Annual meeting for the Marena Cemetery Association will be at 2 p.m., Sunday, April 29, 2012 at the Cemetery to conduct business. 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