Robert Lee Stanfield

Memorial services were held April 2 for Robert Lee Stanfield at the McLoud Assembly of God Church.
Mr. Stanfield was born Aug. 1, 1944 in Holdenville to Virgil and Addie (Allen) Stanfield and died March 29, 2013 in Shawnee.
Proudly serving in the U.S. Navy, he retired from Tinker Air Force Base where he was a welder. On Aug. 4, 1989 he married Clyden in Gainesville, TX. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge.
His parents, three brothers, Warren, Arnold and Sonny and two sisters, Janice and Carolyn preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife, Clydene Stanfield of Shawnee; daughter, Wendy Watkins and husband Shawn of McLoud; two sons, Barry Cook and wife Sue of Broken Arrow and Robert Cook and wife Carol of Webb City, MO.; two step-sons, Dickie Smith and wife Marla of Chandler and Carey Smith of Shawnee; three step-daughters, Vickie Brown and husband Bill of Newalla, Tracy Howard and husband Kelly of Panhandle, TX. and Rhonda Meshew and husband Steve of Tulsa; sisters, Bea Edwards of Augusta, KS., Doris Tucker and husband Terry of Colorado Springs, CO., Brenda Hunter and husband Billy of Antlers and Barbara Weathers of Antlers; 12 grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Services were under the direction of Smith-Parks Funeral Service in Harrah.

Alvin Henry Harden

Funeral services for Alvin Henry Harden were held March 30 at the Freewill Baptist Church in Calvin with Rev. Jim Lawrence officiating.
Mr. Harden was born Feb. 13, 1927 to John William Harden and Hattie (Bell) Harden in Holdenville and died March 26, 2013 at his home in Calvin.
He was in the 40th Air Engineer Squadron in World War II, where he was a parachute rigger. On March 27, 1949, he married his wife Norma in Van Buren, AR. and then moved to Calvin. Mr. Harden loved cattle, ranching, cruise lines and snow skiing. He also loved to spend time on his farm and to be with his family.
His parents, a daughter Vicki Faye Harden, brothers Arthur, Robert, Bill, Fred, Dudley and John Wesley and sister Maybell Moffat and Vivian Moore preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife, Norman Harden; his daughter, Sheila Crawshaw of Calvin; his son, Alvin Don Harden and wife Ruth of Oklahoma City; a grandson, Steven Don Crawshaw of Calvin; granddaughters, Vicky Faye Harden and Amber Dawn Harden of Oklahoma City; great grandson, Draven Sullivan; brother, Ed Harden and wife Doris and Joe Harden, all of Holdenville; a sister, Evelyn Palin and husband Ray of Savannah.
Pallbearers were Joe Henry Harden, Greg Harden, Phillip Yancey, John Wayne Smith, Phil Harden and David Glen Harden. Honorary pallbearers were Bill Willis, Tommy McCollum and Cleetis Lowe.
Interment followed services at the Holdenville Cemetery with services under the direction of Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home of Holdenville.

Mildred Lee “Millie” Underwood

Funeral services were held March 28 for Mildred Lee “Millie” Underwood at the Holdenville First Assembly of God Church with Rev. Stan Ledford officiating.
Ms. Underwood was born Sept. 20, 1932 in King, AR. to Madison Davis and Frances (Holder) Davis and died March 25, 2013 in Oklahoma City at the age of 80.
She was brought up in Oklahoma City and Prague where she attended schools. Ms. Underwood lived in Shawnee for many years. She married John Underwood and they made their home in Prague. He preceded her in death in 1989. Ms. Underwood returned to Holdenville in 2006 where she was an active member of the First Assembly of God Church. She loved going to church and enjoyed crafts, fishing and shopping.
Her husband, John Underwood; one daughter, Donna Blaylock Norton and two sisters, Sandy Myers of Konowa preceded her in death.
Survivors include her sister and brother-in-law, Betty and Frank Sexton of Oklahoma City; her daughter, Sandy Myers of Konowa; numerous nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Pallbearers were Ray Birdwell, Kenny Storts, David Roark, Michael Sexton, Gary Brinlee and Jerry Hardwick.
Interment followed services in the Lamar Cemetery. Services were under the direction of Fisher Funeral Home of Holdenville.

Myrtle Lee Herriage

Funeral services will be held Friday, April 5 for former Dustin resident Myrtle Lee Herriage at 2 p.m. at Shurden Funeral Home Chapel in Henryetta.
Ms. Herriage was born Feb. 14, 1923 in Mulberry, AR. and died April 1 at the age of 90.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim Herriage and by her son, Clifford Herriage.
Survivors include her four sons, Jimmy Herriage and wife Merle of Wichita, KS., Billy Herriage and wife Sharon of Wichita, KS., Albert Herriage and wife Tammy of San Antonio, TX. and Bobby Herriage and wife Linda of Bentonville, AR.; six daughters, Effie McNelly and husband Mac of Bentonville, AR., Delores Herriage of Dustin, Shirley Phillips and husband G.B. of Eufaula, Jeanie Ledford and husband Mike of Oklahoma City, Marlene Crawford and husband Ronnie of Dustin, Louise Skipper of Oklahoma City, 23 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren; a host of other relatives and many friends.
Pallbearers will be Charles Selvidge, Ron Crawford Jr., Kevin Crawford, Mickel Ledford, Collin Herriage, Adam Herriage, Steven Skipper and Levi Herriage.
Interment will follow services at the Dustin Cemetery.
Services are under the direction of Integrity Funeral Service of Henryetta.

Tommy Ray Kiser

Funeral services were held March 22 for Tommy Ray Kiser at Brewer Lee and Larkin Memorial Chapel in Farmington, NM. Pastor Dave West and Wade Elftman officiated with full military honors at graveside.
Mr. Kiser died March 15, 2013 in Enid at the age of 81.
A recent resident of Jet, OK. and longtime Farmington, NM. area resident, he loved the outdoors. He was an avid hunter, hunting in southern Colorado, northern New Mexico and northeastern Oklahoma. Mr. Kiser was an accomplished fisherman, snagging salmon at Lake Navajo, catfish in the shallow lakes of Oklahoma and sturgeon from the Columbia River in Oregon with his life-long friend, Jerald Kiser. He was employed by Bill Goddard at Farmington Auto Parts and eventually purchased Bloomfield Auto Parts as well as Durango Auto Parts, where he worked for many years. Mr. Kiser loved spending time with his family and friend, whether it was hunting or flea markets with his son and grandson or yard sales and softball games with his daughter and granddaughter.  A U.S. Korean War veteran, he was a member of the Chisholm Trail Cowboy Church.
Preceding him in death was his wife of 44 years, Fauniel; his parents, Joe and Lucille; three brothers, Bobby, Curtis and Harold Dean and an infant sister.
Survivors include two children, Hershel Ray (Butch) Kiser and wife Linda and Theresa Jane (Janie) Kiser-Donisthorpe and husband Brian; grandchildren, Doug and Raylin Bak and Kurtis and Karysta Donisthorpe; one great granddaughter, CeCe Bak; three sisters, Wilma Jo of Flagstaff, AZ., Betty of Wetumka and Dorothy of Holdenville; a host of other relatives and many friends.
Honorary pallbearers were Mr. Kiser’s grandchildren, Raylin Bak, Kurtis and Karysta Donishthorpe and great granddaughter, CeCe Bak.
Services were under the direction of Brewer, Lee and Larkin Funeral Home of Farmington, NM.

Harry Dee Askew

Funeral services were held April 2 for Wetumka resident Harry Askew at St. Stephens Catholic Church in Holdenville. Father Joseph Kziet officiated.
Mr. Askew was born Sept. 28, 1926 to Hughey and Mame Askew and died March 28, 2013 at St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa.
A Navy veteran of both World War II and the Korean War, he was married to Marianne (Comiskey) Askew who preceded him in death in 2006. Mr. Askew was a vocational agriculture teacher for 38 years at Battiest, Wetumka and Atoka. He was a graduate of Wilburton High School and attended college at Eastern State University and Oklahoma A&M. Mr. Askew was a member of St. Stephens Catholic Church in Holdenville.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Marianne Askew and his parents, Hughey and Mame Askew.
Survivors include is step-mother, Mae Askew of Hartshorne; his son, Keith Askew and wife Alicia of Broken Arrow; three grandchildren, Ryan Askew and wife Heather, Aaron Askew and Amy Askew, all of Edmond; one great grandchild, Ava Askew; other relatives and many friends.
Interment followed services at the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Wilburton.
Services were under the direction of Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home of Holdenville.