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A2 THE JOURNAL, Thursday, September 15, 2016 People In Remembrar‘i’te Dr. Charles 0. Hopkins 1934-2016 Dr. Charles 0. “Chuck” Hop— kins, our beloved husband, father, grandfather,brother,edu— cater and friend died Sunday, September 11, 2016. Chuck was born in Eufaula, OK on May 23, 1934 to Lonnie and WynomaHopkins.Chuckspent his childhood in Morris, OK where he graduated from Morris High School in 1952. In 1954, he received an Associate of Sci- ence degree from Conners State College. Fulfilling his patriotic duty Chuck joined the United States Air Force in 1955 where hecompletedElectronicTechni— cian School. Always a devoted OklahrxnaStateCowboy,Chuck received a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Education and a Master of Science degree in AgriCulture Economics from Oklahoma State University. In 1970, he received his Doctorate of Education in Agriculture Education, Organization and Adminsuation from OSU. Devoted to education, Chuck started his career as a vocational agriculture instructor at Dela- ware and Morris Oklahoma. From 1969-1999, he worked for the Oklahoma Department of Vocational and Technical Education in Stillwater, OK. During this tenure he served as the Assistant State Director and Coordinator of Flaming for the OklahornaDepartrnentofVom- tional and Technical Education. HealsoestablishedthePlanning, Management, and Performance Appraisal system for the Okla- homaDepartmentofVocaticml andTechnicalEducatimaswell as mamged the largest division in the Oklahoma Department of Vocational and Technical Education. Although he spent his life in Oklahoma, Chuck’s contri- butions to education went far beyond just the state of Okla- hanal-Iisdevotimtoeducatim benefited the United States and internationally. Nationally, he conducted Flaming, Manage— ment,andPerformance Systems workshops for 40 state Voca- tional and Technical Education agenciesandwastherecipientof two US. DeparunentofEduca- tion grants to establish manage- ment systems in 28 state Voca- tionalEdrmtionagenciesGlob— allyheservedasaplanningteam member for RCA to develop a vocational technical training pogramfdr Egypt, served as a member of a study team for the German apprenticeship system in Berlin, Germany and was a consulting teamrnemberevalu— ating secondary vocational and technicalprogramsintheUnited ArabEmirates. In1961,Gruckmarriedhisfirst love L. Faye McCaslin. Their marriage was b1e$ed with two daughters Pamela Lynette and Teni Belinda. Much too soon, his wife and daughter Pamela preceded him in death. In 2000. Chuck found love again and marriedTeresaHumphrey. He is survived by his wife Teresa, his daughter Terri and his grandchildren Alyssa, Alex arxiAnflronyHeisalsosurvived by Teresa’s son Torn, his wife Mishelle and children Jessica, Andrea andJacob anddaughter Traci and her son Timothy. He is also survived by his brother Lonnie Hopkins and sisters MaryKingandHughAnnGoo— dacre A memorial service will be held, Thursday, September 15, 2016 at 2:00 at First United Methodist Church, Stillwater, OK.In1ieuoffiowers,thefamily requests memorial donations be made in rnerncry of Charies Hopkins at The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center,P.O.Box4486,sttcn, TX77210-4486rrgifirmianrh— soncrg. Condolences may be emailed to the family and am online obit- uary may be viewed by wwwstrodeflwom. Bobby Clabom 1954-2016 Bobby Clabom left his earthly home to join his heav- enly father on September 2016. ' A memorial ser vice was held a 2 pm. Monday, ‘7 Sept. 12 , a Strode Funeral Home Chapel in Stillwater,Ok. He will be laid to rest at Sunset Memo- rial Gardens at a later date. Bobby was born October 24, 1954 to Bill and Jean Clabom inWilmington,DE. Hemoved with his family to Shawnee, OK as a child and was cur- 0' W‘PROPANE P.O. Box 842 Stillwater, OK 74076-0842 405-372-3367 rently residing in Stillwater, OKatthetimeofhis passing. He is preceded in death by both parents, Bill m and Jean Clabom andonesisterJaci Trurnbly. He is survived by one sister, Rebecca Claborn of Shawnee; two nephews, Joseph . Trumny James Mark Trumbly; as well as aunts, uncles, cous- ins and extended family. Condolencesmaybeemailed to the family and an online obituary may be viewed by visiting wwwstrodeflrcom. litt'JIl'ti IH'JUI‘ I‘.t\nr~ l‘nunly 'Jrrr’Lthtlz list: Saute iiiimuauy sale 2405 w 116th (Hwy 33) - Perkins (405) 547-1599 Lela Geneva Shoup 1918-2016 LelaGenevaGillespie Shoup, of the Ripley ‘Know You 98, of Stillwater OK joined her Better Club’ and as a member husband Herb in heaven on of the Ripley United Meth- Barry Kent Moreland 1963-2016' Barry Kent Moreland, 53, very devoted daddy and loved of Stillwater passed from this all of his girls deeply, going life on September 5, 2016. out of his way every day for Thursday, Sep- tember 8, 2016 at her home at the Christian Villa. Funeral service will be held at Strode Funeral Home of Still- water on Friday, September 16th at 10:30 am. Visita- tionwillbeheldfi'om7:00—8:30 pm Thursday, September 15th at the funeral home. Lela was born on August 29, 1918, in Ripley to Oren Kessler Gillespie and Lettie Mae Hesser Gillespie. She was raised on the family farm south of Ripley. She attended Ripley Schools for 12 years and gaduated as valedictorian of her senior class of 1936. She married Herbert Shoup, her classmate of 12 years on November 13, 1937. To this union were bom four children: Floyd Neal, Ann, Herbert J11, and Mary. Herb and Lela spent the next 24 years on the farm south of Ripley where they raised their children. From 1961-1975 the couple lived in Bethany where Herb worked for the Oklahoma Farmers UnionInsuranceCom- pany. In 1975, they retired to Antlers, OK, where they lived until 1991 when they moved back to the Ripley area. Lela was active as a member 0 di 5 t C h u r c h where she held many offices and served in many capacities. Lela,A0s first and primary priority was her family. She spent the majority of her life as a home- maker, supporting her children and her husband in their ven- trues. She will be remembered for her cooking, homemade bread and jellies. She was an accomplished seamstress and crocheter. Lela and Herb were married for nearly 67 years. She was predeceased by her parents, her husband and sons Floyd and Herbert Jr. She is survived by daughters Ann and Mary;'one sister, Bula Fonda (Clifford) Boyles, nine grandchildren, many great and great-great grandchildren, as well as many nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to the following: Judith Karrnan Bristol Hospice at PO. Box 818, Stillwater, OK 74076 or the Gideon’s International at PO. Box 1535, Stillwater, OK 74076. Condolences may be emailed to the family and an online obit- uary may be viewed by visiting www.strodefh.com. James Paul Oliver 1962-2016 James Oliver, 53, Minot, North Dakota, formerly of Oklahoma City, OK, died Sunday, Septem- ber 4, 2016 in his home. James Paul Oliver was born on October 3 , 1962 in Stillwa- ter, OK to Henry andPaula (Kinna- mon) Oliver. He ’ was reared and " educated in Per— ' kins and Stillwater. After finishing his education James worked many jobs and eventually landed in the con- struction industry as a building contractor. James’ work took him many places in the US. which he loved. He never met a stranger and was always eager to lend a helping hand. He enjoyed telling stories about all of the places he had worked and lived. On April 18, 2013, James married the love of his life Sarah Oden in Oklahoma City. James spentmany years in the Oklahoma City area and also lived in North Dakota where he spent time playing and giving life lessons to his grandchildren. He will be clearly missed by his family and friends. Those left to cherish his ARTWORK Quality Picture Framing to; MAXINE’S CUSTOM FRAMES NO catamaran-(romaine mam-re 3mm 4. memory are his wife Sarah of Minot; children: Chace (Kami) Alford of Parshall; v- Levi (Ashlie) ' v S h r a d e r o f . Minot; Dokoda Lipke of Stillwa- ter and Preston -" (Elizabeth) Clark of Yale, OK; grandchildren: Peyton, Kevin at and Kian Alford 3g and Casyn and ' Carlie Shrader; honorary daughters: Shannon Tipton, Kristin Johnson and Shayla Higgins; beloved aunts, Lela Oliver, Juanita Oliver Evans and a dear cousin, Luellen Oliver Peterman and many beloved cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. James was preceded in death by his parents and siblings: Glen Oliver, Lorinda Oliver and Dean Oliver. Celebration of the Life of James Oliver will be Saturday, September 17,2016,at 10 am. at the Carney First Assem— bly of God, 206 East Maple, Camey,Oklahoma. Those wishing to sign the online memorial register or share memories and con- dolences are invited to use the expressions of sympathy section at (www.thomasfam- ilyfuneralhomecom) 0 Year Services have been entrusted '7 to the care of Palmer Marler ' Funeral Home and a service cel- ebrating his life will be held at a later date. Con— dolences may be sent to the family via an, online guestbook at www.pmcflr.com and memo- rial donations in lieu of flower may be made to the Moreland Scholarship Fund in care of Stroud National Bank, PO Box 159, Perkins OK 74059. Barry was born on Jan 23, 1963 in Ponca City, OK to Carl and Rogene (Carriger) Moreland. He attended school in Hobart before the family relocated to Payne County in 1969. He graduated from Perkins High School in 1981. Barry was a welder by trade, having attended Tulsa Welding School before obtaining his BS in agricultural economics from Langston University. He worked for Wittwer Construc— tion on a span bridge crew for several years before taking a lending position with USDA in Enid. Over the next 13 years, he worked in lending for Fed- eral Land Bank and Security National Bank. He relocated back to Payne County in 2000 to work for BancFirst. In 2008, he joined the lending staff at Stroud National Bank where he was Branch President in Perkins. He made many dear friends in his career and those who worked with him can attest to his omeriness and sense of humor. He was a prankster and made work days fun. Barry was a loving father who was very proud of his daughter, Addie. In 2005, he married Kendra Snider and added two more daughters to his family, Gracen and Mattlin, whom he accepted as his own. He was a them. He was an excellent dad. Barry’s second love was golf. He 4 was a member of t Cimarron Trails Golf Club in Per.- kins. He always ” looked forward ' j to men’s league play and his golf buddies were a special group of friends. , Ifhe wasn’t at work or golfing, you’d probably find Barry on the lawn mower or busy in his shop. He was a skilled craftsman who was proud of the home he remodeled himself and he had a carpentry project going at most any time. He enjoyed living down the road from his dad and was readily available to help Carl with anything needed on the farm. Family was extremely import— ant to Barry and he supported his daughters’ many activities, made time' for weekend get- aways With Kendra and simply enjoyed camping, fishing and riding four-wheelers with the family. He liked to cook on the grill and was always ready to have a shrimp boil for friends and family. He was preceded in death by his mother Rogene Moreland and an infant brother Rocky Moreland. He is survived by his wife Kendra Moreland of the home; three daughters: Addie Wright and husband T.J. of Cushing, OK and their chil— dren Zoe and Cayden, Gracen Stanek and Mattlin Stanek; his father Carl Moreland and wife Donna; three siblings: Ronay Myers of CA, Penny Spillrnan and husband David of McAlester, OK, and Carla Pittman and husband Mark of Stillwater, OK, as well as two foster sisters, Cassey arid Mona. He is also survived by numerous nieces, and nephews and close friends. Terry Ann Driskell Terry Ann (Ingram) Driskell was only 55 when she passed on September 5th. 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