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A2 - THE PERKINS JOURNAL, Thursday, June 2, 2005 Roy John Banks 1903-2005 Roy John Banks, 101, Yale, died community. 'Wednesday, May 25, 2005 at the Roy worked as a foreman for /Cushing Regional Hos- Mobil Oil Co. and pital. Funeral services retired in 1967. He was were held Tuesday, an oldest living retiree. May 3l, 10:00 a.m at In 1954, they traveled the First Baptist Church to Philadelphia to help jn Yale. Bro. Mik( organize the Magnolia/ Dershem officiated Mobil Oilfield Union Graveside service w~ He was past president held at 2 p.m Tuesday of the Lions Club. Roy at the Little Cemetery was also a memberofthe in Little, OK. The Rev. America Fishing Asso- Steve Lopp officiated, ciation and Woodsman ~rrangements were Association He was Under the direction of Roy ,John Banks very proud of his Choc- Palmer and MarlerFuneral Chapel, taw heritage. He loved to fish and -Yale, OK. hunt. Roy enjoyed making sweet " Roy was born on Aug. 29, 1903 pickles and pear relish. He always in Gowen, OK toAlbert and Emma had enough to share. At the age of (Slaven) Banks. Roy married Ida 100, he visited the dedication service Rae Stillwell on April 27, 1927 at the Highway Baptist Church. Roy in Wewoka. In the 1943, he was hadagreatsenseofhumorandloved baptized at the Highway Baptist to joke. Church. He was preceded in death by his They raised their son and also wife Ida Banks in 1997,;daughter helped raise his nephews, Charles Barbara Ann Banks; daughter-in- and Jim Woods. They moved to law Edytha Banks; one brother and Yale in 1956 Roy was an active three sisters. member of the First Baptist Church ~vhere he was head of the Men's ~mtherhood Group, taught Sunday i school for over 50 years, and served i as past Trustee. He was w~'y proud i of the children he taught in Sunday i school. Royjobasthechtnehwasto i sit by the door and pass out suckers. :He became known as the "Candy ',Man" and church "Grandpa" to freest of the children in the Yale Roy was survived by his son Roy Banks Jr Andrews, TX; sister Eliza- beth Stricker, Duncan, OK; grand- son Roger Banks and wife Joy, San Angelo, TX; and one great-grandson Jason Banks, Abilene, TX; also a host of nieces and nephews. Memorial contributions may he made to the Youth Department at the First Baptist Church in Yale in Roy's name. Anna Marie Brickey i Anna Marie Brickey infant '~ daughter of Brian and Kimm Marie i(Grant) Brickey, departed this life ~on Friday May 20, 2005 in Agra. iGmveside services were held at l0 i a.m. Tuesday i May 24, at the Parkland Cemetery in ~arkland, OK. Brother PhiUip Pruitt ~and Brother Micke),Tol~ prefided. !TonL ~I~, Teshea Rethefford and [Renee Bocook lead congregational ~,singing. Funeral services were May 20, 2005 entrusted to the Palmer and Marler Funeral Home of Cushing. Survivors include; parents Brian and Kimm Brickey of Agra, OK; paternal grandparents Jr. and Sarah Callene Ward of Almyra, AR and paternal great-grandmother Eunice Mannis of Dewitt, AR. Anna was preceded in death by her .paternal grandfather Gene Briekey and by matemal grandparents Harry and Elizabeth Grant. Hazel Brunner 1910-2005 ~: Hazel Brunner 94, Cushing that had fallen from their nest, died Monday, May 23, 2005 which she would rescue and raise at Linwood Village, Cushing, OK. Funeral services were held Monday, May 30, 2 p.m at the Palmer and Marler Funeral Home (~hapel with interment at the Rose Hill Cemetery Tuesday, May 31, i!0 a.m. in Oklahoma City. Ser- vices were entrusted to Palmer ~ind Marler Funeral Home of ~ushing, OK. ' Mrs. Hazel Brunner, age 94, was born in Oklahoma City on Nov. 14, 1910 to Loyd C. Smith, ~r. and Hattie Roger-Smith. She .had one sister, Jessie Mac, and a brother, Loyd Smith; Jr. Her igrandfather (mother's side) was IChief Redwine, a full-blooded Cherokee Indian. Her other Igrandfather (father's side) was !James R Smith, a Confederate Isoldier, buried at the confederate !cemetery in Austin, TX. Hazel earned a Master's degree from Oklahoma City General Hospital School of Nursing on June 30, 1932 with a ~ degree and worked as a SUl~rvi~sor at Oklahoma General ~I~pital:in Oklahoma City. During WWII she trained nurses ferric U. S. Army. Hazel loved tO deal in antiques and to appraise them. She eventually turned this love into a career. She supplied many of the dolls on display at the l~lary Tremble Doll Museum in Bran- son, Missouri. ', Hazel loved animals and always . ;seemed to have a dog. In the ~S " pnng, she often had baby birds to maturity and set free. While she never flew in an aircraft, Hazel had traveled to Cuba by ship and had seen most of the United States by automobile. She trav- eled to southern Oregon to see her grandson's college graduation. Hazel enjoyed making banana pudding and eating French pas- tries. She lived life with a posi- tive attitude and a smile, being a people oriented person with many friends. For her 90th birthday, her daughter, grandson, brother and his wife went out to share it with her. She said that it was the "best" birthday ever. "Hazel was my grandmother and life is richer because of it. Godspeed Grandmother." from your loving grandson, Obie V. Lanier. Hazel is survived by her daugh- ter, June E, Lanier. her grandson, Obie V. Lanier and wife Jeanie; her great-granddaughter, Ashlie J. Lanier and a great-grandson, David V. Lanier; and her brother, Loyd C. Smith, Jr. and wife, Geneva R. Smith She was preceded in death by her husbands, W. E. Brown, Carl Rowland, and William Brunner; hersister, Jesse Mac Mulcare; and granddaughter, Carolyn Lanier. Sasser & Antiques Gifts Collectibles 147 S. Main Perkins 547-5298 Layaway. Gift Registry Gift Certificates, Hattie's Rena M. Burton, 84, Perkins, died Wednesday, May 25, 2005 at Stillwater Medical Center. Services were held Saturday, May 28, 2 p.m. at Strode Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Jim Shepherd officiated. Burial was at Glenwood Cemetery, Perkins. Arrangements made by Strode Funeral Home. Rena was bom Aug.Rena M. 9, 1920 to James and Georgia (Giddeon) McKnight in Mehan, OK. She married Joe Benjamin Burton, May 28, 1943 in Paris, TX. He preceded her in death July 10, 2004. She has always lived around Mehan, Ripley, and Perkins, attend- hag Ripley High School. She mar- ried Joe Burton on May 26, 1943 The couple celebrated 61 years of marriage in 2004 before his death, Rena was a devoted homemaker, was known for her cooking and baking pumpkin pies. She lived for her husband, children, grand- children, great-grandchildren and her church. She was a member of Eden Chapel Church, where she was an important part of the church She sang in the Rena M. Burton 1920-2005 of the Board High Prairie Community and Vice President of the Glenwood Cemetery Association She was active in the Perkins Senior Citizens. She was preceded in death by her parents; hus- band; an infant daughter; one sister Beulah Wells; and four brothers: Harry, Roy, Jack and Ralph Burton McKnight. She is survived by two daughters: Kaye McLemore and husband Dave; Camilla Stephens and companion Frank Schrit- ter, all of Stillwater, OK; four grandchildren: Loft Carpenter and husband Tony; Shawn McLemore, all of Stillwater; Deanna Harjo and husband Sam; Shannon Smith and husband Mickey, all of Grove, OK; six great-grandchildren: Josh and Jessica Harjo, Kelsey and Cooper Smith, and Brandi and Destiny Vaughn; also two brothers: Charles McKnight, Perkins, OK; John McK- night, Stillwater; three sisters: Ruth Wilcoxson, Reba Burton, both of Stillwater; and Maybelle Russell, Selah, WA. The family has requested dona- tions be made in lieu of flowers to choir, served on the board of trust- the Eden Chapel Building Fund, ees, taught Sunday school classes P.O. Box 441, Perkins, OK 74059 and helped with Bible School for or to the High Prairie Community several years. She was a member Building Fund. Timothy L. Jones 1963-2005 Tmaothy L. Jones, 42, Sfillwater, departed this life on Wednesday, May 25, 2005 at the Stillwater Hospital. Graveside services were held Saturday, May 28, 2:00 p.m at the Monison Cemetery in Mor- risen, OK. The Rev. Roy Fleshman presided. Funeral services were entrusted to the Palmer Marler Carberry Funeral Home, 5106 N. Washington, Stillwater. Timothy was born March 12, 1963, in Ponca City, OK to George and Lorraine (West) Jones. He gradu- ated from the First Lutheran School, East Junior High School, and Ponca City High School, all in Ponca City, OK. Tun was aconcret 'finish~f for over 18 years, and was a hard worker. He liked the outdoors, camping and fishing. Tim also liked to tinker on anything. Timothy was preceded in death by his grandparents, Arthur and Amelia Jones of Morfison;Alta and lnez West of Arkansas City; and his father, George L. Jones of Ponca City. Survivors include his mother, Lorraine (West/Jones) Born, of Lawrence, KS; a brother, Terance (Terry) L. Jones, of Morrison, OK; four sons: Joshua, Dakota, Matthew, and Dalton Jones, all of Enid, OK; as well as many other relatives and friends. A memorial fund has been set up at the'Citize~is StateBank in Morrisofi/ Stillwater. Charles R. Settles 1946-2005 Charles R. Settles, 58, Stillwa- was also in the Stillwater Rotary ter, died Tuesday, May 24, 2005. Club and the Garden Club. While Services were held 2:00 p.m in the Garden Club he rode with Friday, May 27, First United the Police and participated in Methodist Church Antlers, OK chili cook-offs. He also enjoyed Charles was born June 9, 1946 cooking, reading, gardening, to Jewell Dean and J.B. Settles photography and civil war his- in Big Springs, TX. Charles mar- tory. Charles loved good movies ried Paula Kelin on Sept. 3, 1966 and rebuilding MGB sports cars. and from this union his only two He always had hobbies, sport car children, Shelby and Rowdy II racing, Black Muzzle shooting were born. and flying He attended school in Antlers Charles loved his children and and graduated in 1964. He gradu- was very proud of all their many ated Oklahoma State University accomplishments. He walked in 1970 with a degree in Civil his daughter down the aisle at Engineering After graduating her marriage a year ago and was from OSU, he accepted a posi- able to attend his son's gradua- tion with the Texas Highway tion from the CIA academy in Department. In 1975 he moved November to Muskogee and worked for He is survived by his daugh- Holloway Engineering and Sur- ter, Shelby Settles Harper and veying office, husband Keith, Silver Springs, Charles was active in Green MD; his son Rowdy Settles II, County Soccer Association Vienna, VA; his mother, Deana which he coached, refereed and Settles Meier, Paris, TX; one was President, Optomist Club, brother Robert S. Settles and PTA, Muskogee Little Theater, wife Liz; one nephew, Rafe Muskogee Country Club, First Settles, two nieces: Jacy Settles Baptist Church, Oklahoma Soci- Shockey, Amber Blan Green, all ety of Professional Engineers and of Antlers. the Oklahoma Society of Land Surveyors. For the past 10 years he had lived in Stillwater, operating Charles R. Settles Engineer and Surveying Company. Charles ! Main Place 307% N. Main St Perkins by Prather Custom Sewing & Alterations Dry Cleaning/Laundry Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m.-I p.m. (405) 547-5429 Rogene Alberta Moreland 1937-2005 Rogene Alberta (Carriger) ouscontributions Moreland, 67, of Stillwater, passed and to the away on Monday, May 30, 2005 in Among those are the Stillwater. A memorial will be held State Farmer De on Friday June 3, at 2 p.m. at Lost the Oklahoma FFA. Creek United Methodist also honored Church, south of Stillwa- many ter at 80~ and Washington Street, with the Reverend She is Max Rudd officiating, death by a Funeral arrangements Kale; her are entrusted to Palmer grandparents Marler Carberry Funeral Edna Pearl Home of Stillwater. Carriger and Rogene was born Dec. 30, 1937, west of newer. Greenfield, OK, in Blain Rogene is County to George Albert by her "Deak" Carriger andRogene Albertayears, Arline (Kochenower)Moreland one son Carriger. She attended elementary Cindy, Stillwater; school in Blackwell, OK, and sec- Ronay Myers, ondary school in Ponca City, OK. man and husband David, On July 14, 1955, she married Carl Carla Pittman and D. Moreland at Miami, OK. Stillwater. She In 1981, Rogene retired as manager eight of the Safeway store in Stillwater. Tulsa; Beau Smith, She was heavily involved in the Amy Moreland, Stillwater community as a volunteer and Jeromey for many years. She was a member Mexico; Addle of the Stillwater Chamber of Com- Mark Pittman lI merce, Serving as chairperson of the and Nicole Agriculture Committee for several Edmond. Alsotwo years, as well as a member of the Maverick Spillman, Executive Committee and the Board Nathan Knox, Edmon& of Directors. Rogene also served on tion, Rogene is survived the boards of directors for Stillwater foster daughters, Domestic Violence, Stillwater Visi- Oklahoma City, tors Bureau and the Stillwater United ker, Farmington, NM. Way. Shewasalong-timememberof The family Stillwater Sirloin Club and served as their residence clerk for the Payne County Premium Memorial Sale. She was an avid supporter of be made to the Carl and 4-H and FFA. Moreland Rogene received many awards for of Ken Starks, Bancfirst, herdedication, hard work and numer- 1, Stillwater, OK, 74076. Pauline Thompson Sharpe 1912-2005 Pauline Thompson Sharpe, 92, grade for a total of went home to be with her Lord at Stand Watie and and Savior Jesus Christ Harrison. on Wednesday, May in 1974. l 1, 2005. Services Pauline celebrating Pauline's lifetime life were held Monday, Eastern Star ( May 16, 10 a.m. at Chapter), Baggerly Funeral Kappa Iota, Home in Edmond. Delta Kappa, She was born June and OCREA. 16, 1912 near Dalton, Pauline AR. She came from a Harley S June 9, small family consisting Pauline Thompson moved to of her mother Grace, her father Sular, and a Sharpe and joined baby brother Conrad Sular, who Baptist Church the died at the age of three months She had been an active from the flu epidemic In 1918 of First Baptist for her family moved to Oklahoma Pauline touched and settled in the Tryon-Carney through the years by area in Lincoln County ness Pauline graduated from acquaintance, family Carney High School in 1932. and friend has been a She attended Central State of her gentle, loving Teachers' College and received generous nature. a BA degree. She received her Pauline was Masters degree from Oklahoma by her parents, State University. Pauline taught husband. atotalof41 years. She taught her She is survived by first five years in Lincoln County stepdaughters: Phyllis with all eight grades in one room. and husband Phil; The next three years she taught berry and husband at Sun Flower, also Lincoln of Edmond; Sharon County, in a two room, two- husband Gary, teacher school where the Iowa grandchildren: Greg Indian children attended. This wife Jenny; Brad was one of her most enjoyable Roseberry experiences because she learned rah Essary and so much about the Iowa tribe Reid Long and wife culture. She taught six years in eight great-/ Perkins in Payne County before aunts: Wynema moving to the Oklahoma City dler;RoxieSt Public School system in 1947. AR; several cousins There she taught mostly third friends. 372-8372 616 S. Main, Stillwater / (405) Monday through Saturday 9:30 a.m. Thursday 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. rTromat erap for to 6 p.m. Gifts Toys Clothing Home Accessories Candles Jewelry