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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Jackie Charlene Price 1968 ~ 2020

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On a snowy February night (the 21st) in 1968 Jackie Charlene (Barnard) Price was born to Eddie and Mary Lou (Ferrell) Barnard at Elk City Community Hospital. She was welcomed home by her big sister Monica. They were living on a farm near Aledo, Oklahoma at the time. She grew up attending the Leedey Church of Christ and was baptized at the Weatherford Church of Christ while attending there with her young children. The past several years she took her family to the Hammon Church of Christ to further their knowledge of God’s love.

Jackie attended school in Leedey where she graduated Valedictorian in 1986. She was a starting member of the state qualifying basketball team for two years. She was also selected as an alternate for All-State volleyball. She attended college at Northeastern Oklahoma A & M College. After graduating their two-year program, she attended Northwestern Oklahoma State University and Southwestern Oklahoma State University, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics. She was very successful in junior rodeos, high school and college rodeos. She was a National High School Rodeo Breakaway Champion and Reserve All-Around Champion. This rodeo talent paid her way through college.

Jackie leaves behind seven children: Erin Brook, Elli Jo, Ethan Allen, Ean Charles, Tyler Mason, Jacob Carl, and Bailey Reed. Jackie and the four older kids made their home in Weatherford before moving to Leedey in 2001. In 2010 the three little boys came along. They were “adotted” by the entire family on August 14, 2013. They immediately fit right in. If you were not aware of the situation, you would never know they were not blood relation.

Jackie loved being a mother and the kids were her life. She was proud of their many accomplishments. She hauled the kids all over Oklahoma and Texas to junior rodeos. There were also numerous trips to Junior High National Finals, High School National Finals and College National Finals rodeos; in which all four older kids qualified to participate at various times. Her children also participated in many Leedey basketball, softball and baseball games. The only time she missed any activity was if she couldn’t be in two locations at one time. Jackie worked as an adjuster for Oklahoma Farm Bureau in Weatherford and as a secretary at Consumer Textile Corporation in Clinton. After moving to Leedey, she began teaching math at Cheyenne High School. In 2009 she purchased Wild West Insurance and began a new career. She sold the insurance agency in 2018 after growing it substantially. New Years Eve 2003 in Amarillo, TX, arranged by friends, Jackie met the love of her life, Vic Perrin. Vic was in for the long haul and went many miles in the Price rig to rodeos, basketball and baseball games. Vic was her rock after her cancer diagnosis and traveled the many miles and tears by her side.

Jackie loved to quilt and had many works-in-progress. She had a very extensive library and read and listened to many books. She enjoyed spending time at the barn with the horses. She valued the time spent with her family and close friends. Sitting at home was never an option. If there was something going on, you could count on Jackie to be there. She was full of life and there was never a dull moment when she was around.

Jackie passed away in her home on February 23, 2020, at age 52, two years after her cancer was detected. She was preceded in death by her mother Mary Lou, and Uncle Lyle Barnard.

Cherishing the memories are life partner Vic Perrin, daughters Erin and husband Jay Johnson, Elli and husband Ty Batie, sons Ethan Price, Ean Price, Tyler Price, Jake Price and Bailey Price, grandsons Stetson Johnson and Turner Batie. Her father Eddie Barnard, sister Monica and husband Mark Collins, niece Baili and husband Clayton Nettleship, nephew Quincy Collins, and great-nephew Slade Nettleship, as well as many aunts, uncles and cousins. Jackie had two special friendships that endured forty plus years, Karen Johnson and Jami Radacy. Jackie leaves behind numerous other friends and will be missed by many. Memorial donations in Jackie’s honor may be made to either Leedey Education Foundation or Oklahoma High School Rodeo Association Mom’s Club Scholarship Fund in care of Shaw Funeral Home. (PO Box 276 Vici, OK 73859)

Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday, February 25, at 2:30 P.M. at the Leedey High School Auditorium with burial following at New Hermon Cemetery.

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Deborah Lynn Jones 1952 ~ 2020

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Deborah Lynn Grayson was born in Pampa, TX on February 19, 1952 to Louis Wayne Grayson and Loreta Faye (Aderholt) Grayson. She passed from this life and into the arms of her Heavenly Father on February 24, 2020, at the age of 68 years and 5 days.

Services for Deborah Lynn Jones are scheduled for Thursday, February 27, 2020, 2PM, at the Wheeler Area Church of Christ, Wheeler, Texas. Interment to follow at the Zybach Cemetery in Briscoe, Texas.

As a baby and young child, Debbie lived with her parents in Allison, Canadian and Farwell while her dad was in training with the ASCS. Debbie started first grade in Panhandle and attended through part of her sixth grade year while her dad was the ASCS office manager for Carson County. Part way through her sixth grade year, the family moved to Wheeler where her dad was the office manager for Wheeler County until he retired. In 1965, the family moved to Allison, where her dad and brothers, Terry and Johnny, worked part-time on their family farm. Debbie enjoyed attending school at Allison where she participated in basketball and volleyball. She and her best friend, Suzanne Lohberger, were Co-Salutatorians of the Class of 1970. After graduating, she attended Southwestern Oklahoma College and West Texas University. She took time out of school and married George Markham at Wheeler on February 5, 1975. They made their home on the farm in Allison. This union was blessed with three children: Bryan, Monty and Hayley. George passed away on June 2, 1980. As a result, Debbie went back to college at Southwestern Oklahoma University where she was listed in “Who’s Who in American Universities and Colleges.” Debbie met and married Tim Jones on December 27, 1990. She then graduated Suma Cum Laude in May of 1991 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education. That Fall, Debbie interviewed and got the first grade teaching position at Reydon, OK. She loved teaching and was in first grade for 22 years. An opening in second grade gave her the opportunity to teach that level for four additional years. Due to health issues, Debbie retired from Reydon Elementary after 26 years of service in May of 2017.

Her favorite activities after retiring included watching her grandchildren participate in the following: football, basketball, baseball, track, dance, band, 4-H, FFA, and academic contests. Debbie was a member of the Wheeler Area Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Markham on June 2, 1980, her father, Louis Grayson on February 15, 1994, and her brother, Terry Grayson on January 27, 1996.

She is survived by her husband, Tim of the home; two sons and wives, Bryan and Tess Markham of Wheeler, Monty and Janna Markham of Allison, one daughter and husband, Hayley and Billy Bashaw of Elk City, OK; seven grandchildren: Ky, Paden and Holt Markham of Wheeler, Kaden and Tate Markham of Allison, and Gavin and Jorja Bashaw of Elk City, OK.; two stepchildren and families, Heather and Kevin Shields and children Eric, Will and Lauren of Canute, OK, and Ian and Toyah Jones and children Evan, Kennedy, and Olivia of Pampa; her mother, Reta Grayson of Wheeler and brother, Johnny Grayson, of Wheeler; as well as a large extended family. SIGN OUR ONLINE GUEST BOOK AT www.RobertsonFuneral. com.

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Carl Everett Bodey 1920 – 2020

Carl Everett Bodey was born
October 8, 1920 at his home in Hartman, Colorado to William Franklin and Myrtle
(Cox) Bod- ey. He passed away February 13, 2020 at Elk City, Oklahoma at the
age of 99 years, 4 months and 5 days.

Carl grew up in Hartman, Colorado and graduated from high school in Holly, Colorado in 1940. In October 10, 1950 he married Josie Sherwood. To this union three children were born: Sheri, Jana and Terry. Carl later married Evelyn (Gass) Bodey on March 1, 1963 and gained three sons, Richard, Ron and David. Together they enjoyed 56 years of marriage and made their home in Holly, Colorado with the ex- ception for a short time in Erick, Oklahoma while he was a rough- neck. Carl was a lifelong farmer and enjoyed hunting, trapping, traveling to 38 states Canada and Mexico, and going to basketball games. Carl spent the last 7 years of his life in Oklahoma near his children.

He is preceded in death by his
parents; bonus son, Ron Gass and wife,
Pat; daughter-in-law, Jo
Gass; four siblings, Cleo, Norma Jean, Harry and James.

He is survived by wife, Evelyn
Bodey, Holly, CO; Sheri Allen and husband, Rick, Hammon, OK, Jana Austin and husband, Rusty, Erick, OK and Terry Bod- ey and wife, Virginia, Elk City, OK,
Richard Gass, Maryville, TN and David Gass and wife, Diane, Lamar, CO; 13 grandchildren, 34 great grandchildren; sister, Myrna Verhoeff and husband, Clifford, Hartman,
CO and a host
of other relatives and friends.

Services will be held Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at the Sayre Church of Christ
officiated by brother Charlie
Floyd. Burial will be held at Fairmount Cemetery in Lamar,
Colorado. Services are under the direction of Affordable
Cremation Service-West and condolences
can be made online at www.classicfunerals.com

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David Harold Sparks 1944 – 2020

David (Sparkie) Harold Sparks, 75-year-old former res- ident of Hammon, OK,
passed from this life on February 11, 2020 in
Weatherford, OK. David was born
August 22, 1944
to Roy and Mabel (Jefferies) Sparks in Wetumka, OK. David served in
the Army National Guard from January 23, 1963 to January 22, 1969 where he achieved
the rank of Sergeant.

On April 21, 1964, he married Shirley Sparks in Cordell, OK and to this union three children were born Kevin, Sherry, and Debbie. David and Shirley made their home in Hammon, OK and have lived there for 56 years. David worked in the oilfield and also owned his own business, Sparkie’s Trailer Repair. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Hammon and was baptized at the age of 55. David was known for his love for his family and his favorite pastime was spending time with the grandkids.

David is preceded in death by his parents Roy and Mabel Sparks, son Kevin Sparks, and three brothers and two sisters.

He is survived by his wife Shirley
Sparks of Weatherford, OK; two daughters Sherry Sparks
of Midwest City, OK and Debbie Scott and husband
James of Ham- mon,
OK; three grandchildren Darin Scott of Hammon, OK,
Dylan Scott and wife Corianne of Foss, OK,
and Devin Scott
and wife Madeline of Joplin, MO; one great granddaughter Emery Blake Scott; extended family
and a host of friends.

David (Sparkie) Harold Sparks, 75-year-old former res- ident of Hammon, OK,
passed from this life on February 11, 2020 in
Weatherford, OK. David was born
August 22, 1944
to Roy and Mabel (Jefferies) Sparks in Wetumka, OK. David served in
the Army National Guard from January 23, 1963 to January 22, 1969 where he achieved
the rank of Sergeant.

On April 21, 1964, he married Shirley Sparks in Cordell, OK and
to this union three children

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Francis Avalee Henson 1939 – 2020

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Francis Avalee Henson passed into eternity Monday, February 3, 2020 at the age of 80 years in Amarillo, Texas. Francis was born December 3, 1939 to her parents Frazier and Roberta (Richardson) Harman in Canadian, TX.

Francis was raised in Reydon, OK where she met Harry Henson. On July 7, 1957 she and Harry were married in Wheeler, TX. In 1969 they moved to Amarillo, TX. Francis loved working in her flower beds, even receiving awards for the prettiest beds in town. She also, along with her sister Gracie, were avid Elvis fans collecting all things Elvis. The Graceland tour and candle lighted vigil were very special and important to both girls. Many hours were spent watching basketball games with Larry Bird of the Boston Celtics and the Spurs. But most of all, Francis loved her family and friends dearly.

Surviving Francis in death include her 1 daughter: Valrie and husband Todd Ruggles of Amarillo, TX; 2 sons: Jerry and wife Cynda and Bobby and wife Kris Henson of Amarillo, TX; 1 sister: Sabra and husband Larry McGlothlin of Durham, OK, 1 brother: Danny and wife Karen Harman of Durham, OK, 6 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren as well as a host of other relatives and friends.

Francis is preceded in death by her parents, husband Harry in 2002, 3 brothers and 1 sister. Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM, Monday, February 10, 2020 at Rose Chapel, Sayre with Pastor Alberta Hartley-Helton officiating. Visitation will be held Sunday, February 9, 2020 from 1:00 PM ~ 5:00 PM at Rose Chapel, Sayre.

Online guestbook and condolences are available at www. whineryfs.com Services are under the direction of Rose Chapel, Sayre.

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Kaitlyn Savannah Porter 1997 ~ 2020

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Kaitlyn “Katy” Savannah Porter, 22, of Reydon, Oklahoma was born on March 25, 1997 in Guymon. She is the beloved daughter of Joey James and Tina Denise (Keys) Porter. She passed away on Sunday, February 2, 2020 at Great Plains Regional Medical Center in Elk City with her loving family by her side. Katy grew up in Reydon, attending Reydon Schools, and was active in the FFA and 4-H, winning awards for showing swine and sheep. She participated in JRCA rodeos during her preteen years. She participated in the woodshop program at Reydon Schools and made many beautiful pieces of furniture, winning several awards.

After high school, Katy attended the Western Technology Center Elk City, studying phlebotomy and CNA. Katy enjoyed hunting, fishing, mudding, camping, music, photography, and drawing.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 8, 2020 at Reydon Community Building in Reydon. Interment will be in White Rose Cemetery in Reydon. Services have been entrusted to the care of Martin- Dugger Funeral Home in Elk City.

Cherishing her memory is her father, Joey Porter and wife Mindy; mother, Tina Keys and Joey York “Uncle Dad”; grandmothers, Diann “Nanny” Porter and Billie Boren; sisters, Jessi and Adalynn Porter; brothers, Andres, Keith, Thomas, Jordan, and Mark; aunts and uncles, Junior and Ashley Porter, Toby Keys and wife, Terry Keys and wife, Melissa and Mike Turpen, Michael Vaughn, Michelle Schmidt, Matt and Karen Matthews; numerous other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her grandfather, James “PaPa” Porter; grandparents, Dean and Karen Keys; great-grandparents, J.T. and Evelyn Porter; great-grandparents, Harvey and Marie Griffin; great-grandmother, “Granny” Critser.

Memorials can be made to Valley Hope of Oklahoma City 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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Freddia Juanice Parkhurst 1929 ~ 2020

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Freddia Juanice Parkhurst passed from this life on Thursday evening, January 30, 2020 at the age of 90 years, 3 months, and 1 day in Cheyenne, OK. Jaunice was born October 29, 1929 in Hess, OK, to her parents Fred and Julia (Pitcock) Boyles.

Juanice attended Nine Mile School and graduated from Hammon High School. Jaunice was in the ministry for over 50 years serving her Lord and Savior faithfully. She ministered at Cheyenne Pentecostal Holiness Church for many years. Juanice has resided in Cheyenne, Ok, since 2001 where she and Wayne made their home. She and Wayne operated a Grade A dairy with over 100 cows from 1961 ~1994. She enjoyed gardening but her greatest love was her time in ministry and serving her heavenly father.

Although Juanice is no longer with us, her memory and legacy will be kept alive through the family and friends she leaves behind which include: her 1 daughter: Sondra Davis of Cheyenne, OK; 1 son: Bobby Parkhurst of Cheyenne, OK; 2 brothers: Steven Blaylock of Dallas, TX, and David Blaylock of Midwest City, OK; 8 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren as well as a host of longtime friends, neighbors, and church family.

Juanice is preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter: Virginia and sister: Loretta. Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM, Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at First Baptist Church of Cheyenne with Rev. Bob Ely officiating. Interment will follow at Cheyenne Cemetery. Visitation will be held Sunday, February 2, 2020 at Rose Chapel, Sayre from 1:00 ~ 5:00 PM and Monday, February 3, 2020 at Rose Chapel, Sayre from 9:00 AM ~ 8:00 PM.

Online guestbook and condolences are available at www.whineryfs.com Services are under the care and direction of Rose Chapel, Cheyenne.

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