Joe (Jody) Ellen Terry 1940 – 2020

Joe Ellen Brummett Terry (Jody) was born on August 20, 1940 to C.Y. and Genevene Brummett. She was raised and attended schools in Enid, OK. In 1965 she went to Bass Hospital in Enid, OK. and trained as a nurse’s aide, working there for four years. She was also employed at nursing homes and with the home health organization. She met and married Clyde Terry and they were married 40 and a half years. They married on August 4, 1972 and put 7 children together. Her four Peggy, Dennis, Tully and Scott and his three Bryan, Steve and Shelia. For a while they lived in Texas then to Leedey, OK. where Clyde worked in the oilfield before settling in Mooreland, OK.

One day she said, “let’s go to Colorado and buy some corn on the cob.” They came home with 300 ears of corn and sold it all in one day at the Woodward Sale Barn. Later they bought a Borden’s milk truck, naming it Big Bertha. Produce was sold out of Big Bertha for 4 years when due to Clyde’s health J’s Produce came to an end.

In 1996 Jody became a substitute teacher for Mooreland High School. She was a sub for 23 years.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Clyde, her son Scott, her mother, Genevie and father CY Brummett, her sister, Beverly Gigoux, brother Jim Brummett, son-in-law Keith Wilson and a grandson, Dalton Wilson.

Jody is survived by her son, Tully Groom of Alva OK., son Dennis Heck and daughter Peggy Heck of Leedey, OK., her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

A niece Jamie and husband Monty Baker of Tulsa, OK., a nephew Dan and wife Shelia Gigoux and family of Indio, CA., other relatives and lots of friends.

Memorial donations may be made to the SPCA – Animal Help in care of Shaw Funeral Home, P.O. Box 276, Vici, OK 73859. Due to the COVID19 Pandemic only viewing at Shaw Funeral Home of Vici.

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Clara Mae Bryan 1925 – 2020

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Clara Mae Bryan was born on May 18th, 1925 to Russell and Ida (Patterson) Ewing in Warsaw, IL. She was the second of four daughters. She went home to God on March 20, 2020 surrounded by her children. Attended school in rural OK in Grimes and Cheyenne, OK.

She married her dark-haired sweetheart, George Marcus Bryan on June 4th, 1943. The war called, and she became a very young military wife. When George returned home from Italy after WWII, they made their home in Western OK where they farmed and raised their four children. They enjoyed farm life and had 3 months short of 68 years together.

Clara Mae was known for her cakes and candy making that she loved to share with family and community. She also loved cross stitching which she also loved to share. She was a great woman of faith and loved God with all of her heart, soul and mind. She never met a stranger and had a ready hug for anyone and made everyone feel special.

She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother to an adoring family. She loved and was loved beyond measure and will be missed greatly.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George, parents Russell and Ida Ewing, two sisters, Loretta Walker and Beatrice Grunewald. Also, two precious grandchildren, April and Brent Wiederstein and a loving daughter in-law, Linda Bryan.

Survived by four children, Kendall and Donita of Weatherford, OK, Joy and Joe Wallace of Yukon, OK, Jeanette and Allen Wiederstein of Edmond, OK and Norman and Marilyn Bryan of Guthrie, OK. Grandchildren, Lisa and Paul Harrison, Jeff and Amy Bryan, Dustin and Tina Mounts, Ryan and Haley Mounts, Jonathan Mounts, Amy and Ken Waite, Brad and Wendy Wallace, Debbie Wiederstein, Heath and Tiffany Wiederstein, Lance and Sarah Bryan and Paige and Jordan Sowers. She is survived by twenty-one great grandchildren.

We extend our gratitude to the Lionwood Retirement Center for their love and care of our mother. Also, for Dr. Karen Ross, her personal physician who went above and beyond loving and caring for our mother.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to In Search of the Lord’s Way.

Private Family Services were held Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at Matthews Funeral Home.

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Carla Jean Harris 1948 ~ 2020

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Carla Jean Harris passed from this life on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at her home in Reydon, Oklahoma at the age of 72 years, 1 month and 7 days. Carla was born January 31, 1948 to her parents Ralph and Marjorie (Gillis) Holm in Chicago, Illinois.

Carla has lived in Reydon, Ok for the last 39 years. Previous to that Carla resided in Douglas, Kansas for 10 years where she was pinned with her LPN license. On June 8, 1974 Roy and Carla were married. Carla enjoyed sewing, spending time with her grandchildren, puzzles and working in her flower beds.

Carla is survived by her 1 daughter: Cindy and husband Clyde of Reydon, OK; 1 brother: Art Holm and wife Linda of Longmont, CO; 2 grandchildren: Hannah and Richard as well as a host of longtime friends and neighbors.

Preceding Carla in death include her parents and her husband Roy Harris.

Memorial services will be held 2:00 PM Friday, March 13, 2020 at Reydon First Baptist Church with Brother Curtis Patrick officiating. Online guestbook and condolences are available at www. whineryfs.com.

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Raymond Everett Nixon 1932 ~ 2020

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Raymond Everett Nixon was born on December 17, 1932, in Hereford, Texas, to Fredrick and Ruby Nixon, the fourth oldest of eight children–five boys and three girls. He graduated from Hereford High School in 1950, and he and his family attended the Assembly of God Church in Hereford. On March 5, 2020, Raymond passed away at the Maple Lawn Manor in Hydro, Oklahoma, at the age of 87, thirteen years shy of his 100 goal.

Raymond served in the army during the Korean War as a tank driver and a cook. Upon discharge he worked on irrigation wells and pipelines, attended welding school and worked in grain elevators. He also helped build a grain storage facility which led to him starting his own construction company that would span 57 years—a carpenter “just like Jesus” he would say. While in Hereford in 1955, he met his true love, Alene Walker, and her three children. They were married in Ft. Sumner, NM in 1956, beginning their 54-year journey together which included welcoming a daughter into their family in 1956.

Raymond built and remodeled all kinds of buildings in Texas, New Mexico, Colorado and Missouri: houses, restaurants, government facilities, apartments, businesses, and school facilities including the Leedey School Auditorium. His last job was in 2016 at the age of 83. They lived in Hereford and Dimmitt, Texas; and in Oklahoma they lived in Anadarko, Hydro, Sayre and Leedey with Raymond returning to Hydro in May 2013, where he attended the First Christian Church. He was well known for his strong work ethic and will, building skills, joke telling, sharing his beef jerky, and giving rides to local children on his “go” cart.

Raymond was preceded in death by both parents and all his siblings; his wife, Alene; several in-laws, nieces and nephews; and their beloved dog Fraulein. Raymond is survived by his children: Donna Oler (John) of Watonga; Richard Walker (Sharon) of Las Cruces, New Mexico; Cheryl Merks (Rick) of Victoria, Texas; Jerry Walker (Debbie) of Spavinaw, Oklahoma. Also surviving him are several generations of grandchildren, plus numerous nieces and nephews, as well as many, many friends.

In lieu of flowers, Raymond would want you to donate to Shirley Cemetery to help with the maintenance costs, or to St. Jude’s Hospital-both of which he supported for years in care of Shaw Funeral Home, PO Box 276, Vici, OK 73859. Condolences may be made to the family at shawfuneralhome.net. Shaw Funeral Home of Leedey Service were held Saturday March 14, 2020 at 10:00 am at the Leedey High School Auditorium, Leedey, OK with burial following at Shirley Cemetery, Leedey, OK. Condolences may be made to the family at shawfuneralhome. net. Shaw Funeral Home of Leedey.

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David Daniel Icke 1949 ~ 2020

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David Daniel Icke, 70, of Crawford, Oklahoma, was born on October 13, 1949 in Alva, Oklahoma. He is the son of George Cheathem and Onie (Stone) Icke. He passed away on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at his home in Crawford, Oklahoma with his loving family by his side.

David married his best friend and sweetheart, Judy (Barber) Icke on June 20, 1998, in Enid, Oklahoma.

David served his church as an elder and was named Elder Emeritus of Arnett First Christian Church. He also served on the board of directors of the Metcalfe Museum. David spent many hours doing his favorite activity plowing and spent much time on the highest peak in the pasture observing his domain. He enjoyed gardening, working on the farm and plowing, woodworking, videography, chimney sweeping, but most of all spending time with his loving family.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 21, 2020 at the Arnett First Christian Church in Arnett, Oklahoma. Rev. John Wheeler will officiate. Interment will be at Pie Flat Cemetery, Crawford, Oklahoma. The family will receive friends, Friday, March 20, 2020 from 6 to 8:00 p.m. Services have been entrusted to the care of Richard and Tammy Dugger and the staff of Martin-Dugger Funeral Home in Elk City, Oklahoma.

Cherishing his memory is his wife, Judy Icke, of the home; two sons, Billy Icke and wife, Traci of Edmond, Oklahoma, Jarrod Comer and wife, Melissa of Edmond, Oklahoma; one brother, Charles Icke and wife, Fonda of Enid, Oklahoma; three grandchildren, Skyler Icke of Edmond, Oklahoma, Camden Comer of Edmond, Oklahoma, Cooper Comer of Edmond, Oklahoma. He is preceded in death by his parents, George and Onie Icke; one brother, Donald George Icke; one son, Joshua Comer.

Memorials can be made to Wounded Warriors, St. Jude’s Hospital and Arnett First Christian Church in care of Martin- Dugger Funeral Home, P.O. Box 707, Elk City, Oklahoma 73648.

Online condolences can be sent to the family by using the online guest book at www.martin-duggerfuneralhome.com

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James Harold Coym 1937 ~ 2020

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James Harold Coym was born on July 7, 1937 in Durham, Oklahoma to John H. and Sarah (Jones) Coym. He passed away March 14, 2020 at the age of 82 years and 8 months.

James married Joyce E. Thomas in Canadian, Texas on April 15, 1960. They lived in Cheyenne, Oklahoma and later moved to Seminole, Oklahoma. They moved back to Cheyenne in the early 90’s where they remained. James was a loving father, grandfather and great grandfather. He was a John Deere mechanic for years. His hobbies included hunting, working on cars and spending time with family.

He is preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and two sisters.

He is survived by his wife, Joyce, of the home, three daughters, Pam and Denny Evans of Checotah, OK, Margaret and Curtis Cox of Haskell, OK, Glenda and Doug Fultz of Haskell, OK, one son, Jerald and Debbie Coym of Seminole, OK, one sister, Margaret Adam of Greeley, CO, eleven grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends. Grandchildren are Joseph and Stacy Casner of Haskell, OK, Aaron Fultz of Reydon, OK, Ashley Fultz of Haskell, OK, Callie and Josh Cole of Haskell, OK, Andy and Kaytlin Fultz, Nicole and Josh Little, Whitney Evans of Muskogee, OK, Kodi Evans of Antlers, OK, Tanner Cox of Haskell, OK, Addison Fultz of Haskell, OK, Tori Casner, Ethan Casner, Hunter Cole, Gunner Cole, Jace Casner, Parker Little, Sawyer Little, Elijah Cox, Deanie Stafford, Emily Livingston. Haylee Fultz. Services will be held Saturday, March 21, 2020 at Reydon Community Church. Interment will follow at Silent Home Cemetery.

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David L. Tidwell 1944 ~ 2020

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David L. Tidwell, 75, of Guymon passed away Friday evening, March 13, 2020 at the Memorial Hospital of Texas County. The son of Murray Franklin and Florence Frankie (Ely) Tidwell, David Lee was born June 25, 1944 in Grimes, Oklahoma. He attended school in Cheyenne, Oklahoma. David served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam conflict, where he was stationed in Germany. David and Constance Ann “Connie” Spady were united in marriage on July 14, 1966 in Perryton, Texas. Following his honorable discharge, they moved to Guymon in June 1967 from Perryton.

From 1967 to 1982 he worked for Texaco Grain Company at Mouser and Pan-Ag-Co at Wild Horse. He then operated Submergible Cable Services from 1982 until his retirement in 2014. He was a member of the Sunset Lane Baptist Church. He was also an active supporter of the Guymon FFA Alumni. David loved laughter – he also expressed a deep and generous love for his family and his church family. He enjoyed creating in wood and metal, camping and working with Vo-Ag students. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Murray Franklin Tidwell, Jr.; and one sister, Tenna Swartwood.

He is survived by his wife, Connie Tidwell of the home; two sons: Russell Tidwell and wife, Debbie of Garden City, Kansas and Brian Tidwell of Radcliff, Kentucky; three grandsons: Caleb Tidwell, Michael Tidwell and David M. Tidwell; two brothers: Buck and Linda Tidwell of Gruver, Texas and Buster and Kathy Tidwell of Cheyenne, Oklahoma; brother-in-law, Jerry Swartwood of Cheyenne, Oklahoma; five sisters: Mary and husband, Jay Farber of Edmond, Oklahoma, Joyce and husband, Gene Myers of Elk City, Oklahoma, Sue and husband, Bryce Berger of Cleveland, Oklahoma, Florence and husband, Dale Decker of Edmond, Oklahoma and Nancy and husband, Fred Peterson of Blair, Oklahoma; sister- in-law, Jody Tidwell of Leedey, Oklahoma; along with a multitude of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, March 17th at 10:00 a.m. at the Sunset Lane Baptist Church with Pastor David Moore officiating. Graveside services will follow at 4:00 p.m. at the Dempsey Cemetery in Roger Mills County, Oklahoma.

The Tidwell family will greet friends on Monday evening, March 16th from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorials in David’s name can be made for the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society. Memorials will be accepted at the Bunch – Roberts Funeral Home, PO Box 1112, Guymon, OK 73942. Friends can sign the online guestbook and leave condolences at www.bunchroberts. com.

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Jody Wright 1964 ~ 2020

Jody Wright was born March 19, 1964 in Leadville, Colorado to Geraldine Lucile (Vertrees) and Paul Andrew. She passed away Sunday, March 15th, 2020 in Cheyenne, Oklahoma at the age of 55 years, 11 months and 25 days.

As a young girl she moved to Cheyenne, Oklahoma with her family. She attended Cheyenne High School and worked as a CNA at Roger Mills Hospital. She met and was eventually married to Charles Wright in April of 1984. They made their home in Cheyenne where they raised their family. Jody helped her husband on their farm until 2015 when she attended Heartland Conference where she was valedictorian of her class and obtained her theology degree. After graduation she began pastoring the Pentecostal Holiness Church in Cheyenne, Oklahoma where she remained until present. Jody enjoyed her family and especially her grandchildren which were her passion in life.

She is preceded in death by her father; one brother, Paul Phillips and one sister, Anna Rice. Jody is survived by her husband, Charles, of the home; 5 children, Dustin Wright and wife, Amanda, Josh Wright and wife, Rebeca, Samuel Wright and wife, Ashley, all of Cheyenne, OK, Michael Wright and wife, Sherry and Melda Wright and husband, Anthony Pennington, both of Elk City, OK; 11 grandchildren, Zane Kendall, Braylee Wright, Libbie Wright, Beigelee Wright, Bailer Wright, Remington Wright, Kyler Wright, Dawson Mitchell, Miles Pennington, Karen Wright and Brianna Wright; 2 great grandchildren; her mother, Geraldine Phillips, Blackwell, OK; 3 sisters, Rita Jones, Debbie White and May Phillips; 3 brothers, Charles Phillips, Warren Phillips and Kit Phillips and a host of other relatives and friends

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Terry Lynn Myers 1953 – 2020

Terry Lynn Myers was born July 14th, 1953 in Amherst, Texas to Ada Joan (Hayes) and Preston Duane Myers. He passed away February 26, 2020 at Elk City, Oklahoma at the age of 66 years, 7 months and 12 days.
Terry grew up in on a cotton farm in Vinson, Oklahoma. He at- tended grade school at Vinson and when they closed began attending Hollis public school where he graduated in 1971. After gradu- ation he furthered his education at Southwestern Oklahoma State University and also worked for the federal soil conservation dis- trict. In the late 1970’s he began his career in road construction as a heavy equipment operator. He continued until he moved to Jack- son, Tennessee where he worked for the Salvation Army. Terry was a Bible scholar and enjoyed woodworking, meticulously tak- ing care of his yard, hunting, fishing, leading singing at church and caring for his dogs.
He is preceded in death by his father and his twin sister, Jerry Guynn.
He is survived by his mother, Joan Stalling, Elk City, OK; Emery Myers and wife, Cristi, Mangum, OK, Brenda West and husband, Joe, Leedey, OK, Mar- ilyn Bell, Reed, OK; 10 nieces and nephews and a host of other cousins, relatives and friends. The family would like to extend their gratitude toward Helping Hands Hospice, as well as a special thank you to Bell Avenue Nursing Center.
Memorial Services will be held Friday February 27, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. at the Red River Cowboy Church in Mangum, Oklahoma officiated by Darrell Coffman. Services are under the direction of Chris Whinery and the staff of Affordable Crema- tion Service – West and online Condolences can be left at www.classicfunerals.com

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Linda Lucille Klopfenstein 1947 ~ 2020

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Linda Lucille McGuire Klopfenstein, 73, of Elk City, Oklahoma was born on January 7, 1947 in Elk City, Oklahoma to Edward Raymond and Mildred Lucille (Pettitt) McGuire. She went to be with her heavenly Father on February 17, 2020 at her residence in Sayre, Oklahoma.

Growing up Linda was an active member of the First Assembly of God Church in Elk City, Oklahoma. She graduated from Elk City High School, Class of 1965. Linda then attended Southwest Assembly of God College in Waxahachie, Texas. She started writing to Roger while he was in Vietnam, when he returned, they started dating. Linda and Roger married on October 17, 1969 in Elk City, Oklahoma. They were happily married for over fifty years. Throughout the marriage they live in Berlin, Oklahoma City, Tuttle. Elk City and Sayre. Throughout her life Linda worked for Oklahoma County taking census data and at Puckett’s in Sayre as a bookkeeper for several years. She also worked at home, helping with Roger take care of the farm and auctions as well as being a preachers’ wife.

Linda loved being a homeroom mother and going on fieldtrips with her sons when they were young. When they got older, she was a senior class parent and helped with multiple school functions. She enjoyed crocheting, cross-stitch, gardening and cooking.

Linda had a special love for family and family reunions. She attended the Klopfenstein Family Reunion for thirty-three years without missing one. She was an active member of Gateway Church, Elk City, Oklahoma.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, February 22, 2020 at the Gateway Church, Elk City, Oklahoma. Rev. Greg Newton will officiate, Chasten Music will assist. Interment will be in Berlin Cemetery, Berlin, Oklahoma. Services have been entrusted to the care of Martin- Dugger Funeral Home in Elk City, Oklahoma.

Cherishing her memory is husband, Roger Klopfenstein of Berlin, Oklahoma; son, Jason Klopfenstein and his wife, Marsha of Tuttle; grandson, Nate Hanning and his wife, Lauren of Roswell, Texas; brother, Raymond McGuire of California; sister-in-law, Eleanor Wheeler of Berlin, Oklahoma and many nieces, nephews and cousins. She is preceded in death by her two sons, Jonathan Klopfenstein and Tony Klopfenstein; parents, Edward and Mildred McGuire; brother, Damon McGuire.Memorials can be made to Gateway Church or the Berlin Cemetery Association in care of Martin- Dugger Funeral Home, P.O. Box 707, Elk City, Oklahoma 73648.Online condolences can be sent to the family by using the online guest book at www.martin- duggerfuneralhome.com.

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