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A2 THE PERKINS JOURNAL, Thursday, May 12, 2011 People Nancy Jane (Soutee) Eberle 1956-2011 Christian Frederick Eberle 1947-2011 Christian Frederick Eberle, 63, passed away onMay 7,2011 in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Burial was at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 11,2011 at Deer Creek Bayard Cemetery in Deer Creek, Oklahoma. There was a memorial service at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at Lakeview Church in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Strode Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born on July 23, 1947 to Lawrence Harry and Lucerne Maxine Eberle in Blackwell, Oklahoma. He married Tommie Ann Griffith Eberle January 23,1987 in Deer Creek, Oklahoma. He attended Deer Creek Public Schools, Panhandle A&M, and Northern Oklahoma Junior College. He was a member of Lakeview Church. As an enlrepreneur, he spent many years farming and ranching and owning and operating an electronics store in Deer Creek. Through ownership and leasing, he was also involved in oil and gas production. In 1986, he acquired his real estate license and later became a member of the National, State and Local Association of Realtors. At one time he owned and operated three real estate offices: United Counay Real Estate/Eberle and Associates in Stillwater, Black- well, and Ponca City. Family was very important to Fred. He enjoyed taking his daughters skiing in Colorado and in later years, hiking up Pike's Peak on summer visits. He loved taking his grandldds for rides on the "Gator" and hosting family events alongside his wife at the ranch. He is pre- ceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Lucerne Eberle and one brother Biny F. Goodman. He is survived by his wife, Tommie Ann Eberle of Still- water. Five daughters; Kelle Eberle of Los Angeles, CA; Krista Valentine and husband Chris of Ponca City, OK; Kathy McNabb and husband Cameron of Perry, OK; Kimbm Roush and husband Kelly of Norman, OK; and Karfie Torrance and husband Mike of Raymore, MO. Eight grandchildren; Brandy Valentine Davis and husband Keith and Tucker Christian Valentine of Ponca City; Katie Duncan and Payton and Gage McNabb of Perry; Christian "Alex" and Addison Roush of Norman; and Ken- dalynn Torrance of Raymore, MO. One great grandchild; Rafael Valentine. In lieu of flowers, memori- als may be made to Lakeview Church in Stillwater, P.O. Box 2047, Stillwater, Oklahoma 74076 or at lakeviewonline.org or to the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, 825 N.E. 13  St. Oklahoma City, OK 73104 or omrf.org. Condolences may be emailed to the family and an online obitu- ary may be viewed by visiting www.strodefla.com Tom (Bhop) Graves 1935-2011 Tom (Bhop) Graves, 75, of Morrison passed from this life on Monday, May 9, 2011 at his home. Services have been entrusted to Palmer Marler Funeral Home and will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, May 12, 2011 at the Palmer Marler Funeral Home Chapel with B. wife Virginia of the home; son, David Graves and wife Debbie of Morrison; daughter Michele Graves of Roanoke, TX; brother Merritt Graves and wife Barbara of Mt. Juliet, TN; sister Kathleen Graves of Morrison; three grandchildren, Jesse Nancy Jane (Soutee) Eberle, 54, died on Wednesday, May 4, 2011 in Oklahoma City. Her services were held at 2:00 on Satttrday, May 7, 2011 at the Bible Baptist Church in Stillwater, Okla- homa with Pastor Wayne Hardy officiating. Inter- ment followed at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Strode Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Nancy was born on June 11, 1956 to Richard and Grace (Johnson) Soutee in Ada, Oklahoma. She graduated from Perkins High School, and in March of 2001 she married Tony Eberle in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She was a member of the Bible Baptist Church of Stillwater, and worked at Armstrong World Industries. She enjoyed horseback riding, reading, and planting flowers and trees. She is preceded in death by her grandparents. She is survived by her parents, Richard and Grace; husband, Tony; daughter, Holly Dawn Foutch; stepson, Tyler Ray Eberle; stepdaughter, Myranda Blayke Eberle; brother, William Soutee, and wife, Donna; sister, Lisa Quinn, and husband, Phil; sister, Rebecca Inmon, and hus- band, Craig; and sister, Karren Venable, and husband, Dan. Pallbearers will include Jim Bowker, Dolph Orcutt, Eric Soutee, Matt Soutee, Chase Hunter, and Jeff Lentz. Condolences may be emailed tothe family and an online obitu- ary may be viewed by visiting www.slrodella.com. Hawkins, Bro to Wed Mackenzie Hawkins and Jeremiah Bro, Stillwater, will wed Saturday, June 4, 20 11 at 7:00 p.m. on the grounds of Them Pond at Oklahoma State University before Dean Bryce. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Trent and Beth Hawkins of Stillwater. She is the granddaughter of Freeman and Lettie Dil- beck, Sfillwater, the late Russ Hawkins, and Jerry and Carol Curtis, Fredricksburg, Texas. The groom-to-be is the son of Michael and Tally Bm of Fairland, Oklahoma. He is the grandson of Charles and Shirley Bm, Fairland, C.J. Hotfelt of Miami, OK and the late Mary Hoffelt. Mackenzie graduated from Stillwater High School in 2006. In 20 12 she will receive her bachelor's degree from Oklahoma State University in Human Development and Family Science with an option in Early Childhood Education. Mackenzie works part-time for her grandfather at the Dilbeck Agency. She plans to student teach this fall and in the spring to finish her degree. Jeremiah graduated from Fairland High School in 2002 and from Oklahoma State University in 2009 with a bachelor's degree in Health Education and Promotion. He is a Staff Sergeant in the Oklahoma Air National Guard. Jeremiah has been deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. After returning from his most recent deployment in November 201 he began working as a Medical Assistant for !: Gordon Edwards presiding. J. Graves, Brad David aphysician's offiin Slillwater. Burial will follow at Grace Graves and wife Kira, and Hill Cemetery in Perry. Jill Karen Graves; step 00olywi.000000et00endsfor 0000d0000ilOenJ00l00cNa00b T. FA00ERS00, visitation at the funeral home Jennifer McNabb, and James ; /"  from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on C. McNabb, nieces Missy ' 1,ge llt Wednesday, May l l, 2011. Elrod and husband Darren,   -------------  Tom was born on October and Merri Kay Graves as 23, 1935 in Sentinel, well as many other relatives Don Wooldridge, A9ent Oklahoma to Herman Graves and friends.  and Elaine (Merrill) Graves. Tom was preceded in death 505 E, Hwy. 33 Perkins On September 5, 1955 he by his parents, Herman and  (405) 547-5126 i married the love of his life Elaine Graves. t ,.t"lCC*14C*lClClCl*lOl"- Vtrginia Mac (Dormire) Memorial Contributions Graves, a union that lasted 55 years. He attended the Presbyterian Church and was a member of the Oklahoma State University Posse. He also had membership in the National Rifle Association, Toastmasters Club, and Phi Kappa Tan. He had served as Captain of the OSU Rifle Team. Tom is survived by his may be made in lieu of flowers to the Oklahoma Medical Research Association, the American Diabetes Associaiton, or the American Heart Association in care of Palmer Marler Funeral Home. Friends may leave condolences for the family via an online guestbook at www.pmcfh.com 304 N Main Darlene Seifried ) 1931-2011 Darlene Seifried, 80, died Thursday, May 5, 2011 at Saint Francis Hospital, Tulsa, Oklahoma. A memorial service to honor her life was held at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at Grace Living Center, 1215 W. 10 'h Street, Stillwater. Her funeral arrange- ments were under the direction of Strode Funeral Home. She was born to Effie Mac and Albert Bert Seifried in Canton, Oklahoma on February 24,1931. At age 13, she was placed in Enid State School due to mental and physical challenges. She remained at the state school until 1969, and she was transferred to Grace Living Center, formerly known as Stillwater Nursing Home. She resided at Grace Living Center until her sudden illness. Although handicapped, she embraced life to the fullest. Darlene was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene, Stillwater, and, until physically unable, she attended Sunday school and church services for more than 20 years. She was dedicated to her Christian faith and loved to attend Bible stud- ies and gospel singing. Darlene was actively involved with the " other residents of'the home for ' many years, often assisting them with tasks .... and offering her " friendship. She " attended most of the organized ,, activities of the ,. home and held ,, the office of President of the . Resident Council for several years. Her favorite pastimes were parties, Bingo and being , with her little dog, Jimmy, who, was her constant companion for .... the last ten years. There are no known family survivors, hut she is survived by many friends from the nursing' ', home that became her family, including a special friend Phyl- ._. lis Berray and her family of Ft. Worth, Texas. Memorial contributions , may be made in her name to x p the Family Memorial Fund at ,, Strode Funeral Home, PO Box . 487, Stillwater, OK 74076. Condolences may be emailed and an online obitu- " ary may be viewed by visiting  www.strodefla.com. Glover-Mowrey Engaged Mr. and Mrs. Brandt Glover of College Station, Texas, are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Melissa Ann, to Matthew Steven Mowrey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Mowrey of Marble Falls, Texas. Melissa is the granddaughter of Velda Ewing and the late Dr. R. K. Ewing of Perkins, Oklahoma. Melissa is a 2006 graduate of A&Jkl Consolidated High School. She is currently a senior majoring in Human Development and Family Studies at Texas Tech University and will graduate December 20 11. Matt is a 2004 graduate of Marble Falls High School and a 2009 graduate of Texas Tech University. He is currently employed by Alderson Enterprises LP in Lubbock, Texas. The wedding will take place on June 11, 2011 at the Walden Yacht Club on Lake Conroe in Montgomery, Texas. 9m ! "Our Fa00y ralang Care Of Your Family" RVING TIE STILl,WATER AREA SINCE 1889.