Jeff Allen Stuckey

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Jeff Allen Stuckey was born Nov. 10, 1980 in Shawnee, Oklahoma and died Feb. 8, 2016 at the age of 35.
He attended Wetumka Public Schools and graduated in 1999.
While attending school Jeff enjoyed showing pigs in 4H and FFA and played on the basketball team.
He was saved at the age of 10 and became a member of First Baptist Church in Wetumka, where he loved attending Vacation Bible School and trips to Falls Creek.
Jeff had the privilege of working for his Papa and Grandma Stuckey at the meat processing plant while he was in school and through his graduation.
After graduation Jeff moved to Sayre and worked at Superior Lube, Inc. where he later became manager.
He moved his membership to First Baptist Church in Sayre where he was active in the men's ministry.
After moving to Sayre, Jeff met and married Audrey Fulton on Sept. 10, 2011.  They have two sons, Conner Allen, 8, and Collin Michael, 1. Jeff's favorite past time was spending time outside with his boys.
Jeff leaves behind his wife, Audrey and sons, Conner and Collin; his mother Pat Griggs and husband David; his father Mike Fields and wife Gayle; his Papa and Grandma, Charles and Valerie Stuckey; his Grannie, Norma Fields and the late Kenneth Fields (Gran); brothers and sisters, Bryan Fields, Dawn Lowry, Stacie Fulbright, Chris Parrish, Kristen Cowell and David (Bear) Griggs, Chance Silas, Lauren Mason; a host of other relatives and many friends.
Pallbearers were Bryan Fields, Chance Silas, Ty Montgomery, Clint Meadors, Stephan Stuckey, Buck Cobley.
Funeral services were held Feb. 12, 2016 at at the First Baptist Church in Wetumka with Pastors Gary Baird and Claude Butler officiating. Interment followed in the Wetumka Cemetery under the direction of Williamson-Spradlin Funeral Home of Wetumka.

Jean Delashaw

Obit-DelashawFuneral services were held Feb. 17, 2016 for Jean Delashaw at the Fairview Cowboy Church with Rev. John Roberts, pastor, officiating.
Jean was born July 17, 1927 in Rawls, Texas to James Alexander Murphy and Elizabeth R. (Pritchard) Murphy and died Feb. 12, 2016 at her home south of Wetumka at the age of 88.
She was raised in the Levelland, Texas area and attended a rural school from which she graduated in about 1944.
On Oct. 28, 1946 she married Francis Leroy Delashaw shortly after he was discharged from the military following World War II. They returned to the Levelland area to the town of Bovina. They later relocated to Lubbock where Mr. Delashaw attended Texas Tech.
Following his graduation they lived Ardmore and Midwest City a total of twenty-five years before returning to Texas.
They then lived in Munster, Corpus Christi, and Buda before finally settling south of Wetumka in June 2010.
Jean loved to knit, crochet and sew. She and her husband also created beautiful porcelain dolls. She was a member of the Fairview Cowboy Church.
Jean was preceded in death by seven siblings.
Survivors include: her husband Leroy of the home; three children, Brenda Diane Brogdon and husband Gene of Conroe, TX, Danny Leroy Delashaw and wife Lela Dean of Lubbock, TX, and Larry Donald Delashaw and wife Helen Ruth of Wetumka; a sister Margaret Jackson of Lubbock, TX.; nine grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren along with several nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Interment followed services in the Wetumka Cemetery under the direction of Williamson-Spradlin Funeral Home of Wetumka.

Ben Wainscott

Funeral services were held Feb. 16, 2016 for Ben Wainscott at the Gerty Methodist Church. Bro. Bart Patterson officiated.
Ben was born Jan. 19, 1935 in Stuart to Charlie E. “Pete” and Annie Virgie (Cross) Wainscott and died Feb. 12, 2016 in Tulsa.
He was lucky in life to work as a rancher breaking horses and mules which he loved. Building and working on wagons was something he enjoyed. He was a true cowboy. He loved the Lord and attended the Cowboy Church.
Ben married Nina Laughlin in January 2003 in DeQueen, Arkansas.
Preceding Ben in death were his parents and brothers, Ferman Wainscott and Max Wainscott.
Survivors include his wife, Nina and son J. W. Wainscott of the home, children Robbie Wainscott and wife Donna of Gerty, Billy Don Wainscott of California, Terry Wainscott, Gary Wainscott of Stonewall, and Joe Wainscott and wife KK of Henryetta; step-children Ledel Amaral of Calvin, Jessika May and husband Matthew of Vidalia, Georgia, and Chaplin Ben Mathis and wife Erin of Okinawa, Japan, 17 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, siblings Lemesa Chenney and husband Dexter of Atwood, Lou Janda of Ada, Margie Kerr and husband Don of Ada, Ailene Brooks and husband Jim of Wilson, Mearl Wainscott of Whitesboro, Texas, Millard Wainscot and wife Allene of Non, and Morris Wainscott of Allen, as well as several nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers were Robbie Wainscott, Billy Don Wainscott, Terry Wainscott, Gary Wainscott, Joe Wainscott, J. W. Wainscott, Barry Trotter, Ed Smith and Justin Smith.
Ben was transported in a wagon he built to the Gerty Cemetery for interment.
Services were under the direction of Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home in Holdenville.

Daniel Green Jr.

Funeral services for Daniel Green Jr. were held at Alabama Church in Weleetka on Feb. 16, 2016. Interment followed at Karlarney Family Cemetery.
Daniel was born Aug. 24, 1970 in Claremore, Oklahoma to Daniel Sr. and Janice Green and died Feb. 12, 2016 at his mothers home at the age of 43.
He attended elementary school and high school in Weleetka, graduating in 1990.
Daniel worked for the Coporro Company for 20 years where he became supervisor of his crews. He then worked for Jim Adkins at Weleetka Hardware store for over two years until his health declined.
He enjoyed football, weightlifting, watching wrestling and visiting with family and friends like Merel Harjo and Brandon Ogle.
Daniel enjoyed armwrestling and playing with his nephew Austin.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Survivors include his mother, Janice Green, of the home; his brothers, Amos Green, Louis Green Kirby Green and Nofuan Hicks; his nephew, Austin Green of Henryetta; a host of other relatives and many friends.
Pallbearers were Roger Birdcreek, Sherman Micco, Ryan Buckley, Billy Chockey, Roy Harjo and Tommy Harjo. Honorary pallbearers were Junior Severs and volunteers and also volunteer flower girls.

Mary Ellen (Foster) Thetford

Funeral services for Mary Ellen (Foster) Thetford will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 19, 2016 at the Capital Heights Baptist Church. Pastor Mack Peercy will officiate with Bro. Jim Chrawford assisting. Interment will follow at Holdenville Cemetery.
Mary was born March 9, 1941 to Oscar “Dutch” and Ada (Lee) Foster and died Feb. 15, 2016 in Holdenville.
She married Weldon Thetford and later began her career as the Hughes County Assessor. She served in the citizens of Hughes County for over 28 years.
Mary was a member of the Capital Heights Baptist Church. She loved to quilt and sew during her free time. She was active as a Pink Lady and in the Mother’s Club.
Mary and Weldon loved to Square Dance and often entertained at various locations including the local nursing homes.
She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings, David Foster, Virgil Foster and Norma Jean Foster.
Survivors include her husband, Weldon of the home, sons Danny Thetford and wife Nancy of Holdenville, Ron Thetford and wife Tricia of Holdenville, grandchildren Nicole Brown and husband Robert and Megan Thetford, great-grandchildren Hunter Brown and Kason Thetford as well as several niece, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers will be Joe French, Rick Gantt, Bob Smith, Curtis Brinlee, Kenneth Brinlee, Clyde Collis, Mike Grove, Gary Phillips and Doyle Wilson. Honorary pallbearers will be Square Dancers and the Holdenville Fire Department.

Ronnie “Ron” Carson Chandler

Ronnie “Ron” Carson Chandler died at his home in Atwood, Oklahoma on Feb. 9, 2016, at the age of 64.
Ron was the son of William and Stella Chandler, born Feb. 4, 1952, in Greenville, Tennessee.
He served with the U.S. Marines during the Vietnam War.
Ron married Linda Childers on Dec. 18, 1976. They lived in the Seminole area until 1987, then moved to California where Ron worked in Pest Control.
After living in various California cities, including West Covina, Azusa, San Demos, and Camp Williams, they decided to move to Texas.
They changed their plans when they stopped on the way to visit friends in Atwood, and saw the “For Sale” sign on the Atwood store.
They purchased the Atwood Quick Pic in 1992, and successfully owned and operated the store more than 20 years before closing it in January of 2016.
 Ron loved learning and loved to read anything available, including encyclopedias. He enjoyed watching ‘Jeopardy’ on TV, and could almost always answer any question on the show.
He was an avid fan of OU football. His family was his priority, and he loved to spoil his grandchildren.  His death was sudden and unexpected, and he will be sorely missed.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Stella Chandler.
 Survivors include his wife of 39 years, Linda, of the home; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Ronnie Chandler and Robert and Stephanie Chandler of Ada; two granddaughters, Bethany and Samantha; one brother, Morgan Chandler and one sister, Janet Chandler, both of Ada; other relatives and many friends.
The family will arrange private funeral plans at a later time.

Dorothy Mae Fitzpatrick

Funeral services for Dorothy Mae Fitzpatrick, 89 of Holdenville, will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 12, 2016 at the East Main Church of Christ in Holdenville. Kevin Wright will officiate and will be assisted by Freeman Whitlock.
Dorothy was born Aug. 25, 1926 to Roger Fitzpatrick and Mary Cassie (Byerly) and died February 9, 2016 in Holdenville.
After her father’s death when Dorothy was a young child, her mother married Arthur Hoopie Stilwell who raised Dorothy as his own.
Dorothy grew up in the Spaulding area on the Byerly Family Homestead. She graduated from Spaulding High School.
She worked at Seampruf, People's State Bank and Atlas Abstract but no job could compare to love of the ranch.
Farming was more than a way of life it was her passion. She loved to cook for large groups including everyone working in the peanut fields. Baking biscuits was her specialty.
Cheering for the Oklahoma Thunder and reading were her favorite pastimes.
Preceding her in death were her parents; cousins Floyd and Wilma Byerly, Nora Lee Akins and Lester and Gladys Byerly.
Survivors include her cousins Terry Byerly of Sasakwa, Brenda Byerly Barbie and family, JoQuitta Roulston and family, Keith Byerly and family, Irene House and family, Clyde Byerly and family, Jerenda Byerly and family, Ken Byerly and family, Bruce Byerly and family, Claude Byerly and family, Alton Byerly and family, Tootsie Byerly and family, and Bryan Byerly and family, as well as a host of other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers will be Dorothy's cousins.
Interment will follow services at the Holdenville Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home.

Colleen Morrison Jones

Graveside services were held Feb. 8, 2016 for Colleen Morrison Jones at Hillcrest Cemetery in Weleetka under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.
Colleen was born Aug. 21, 1937 in Lena, OK. to John and Allie Morrison.
In 1952, she moved to Dustin where she met the love of her life, James D. Jones. They had two daughters, Vicki and Robi.
Collene and her family lived in various locations as part of their career in the military making many friends which she cherished.
After retirement from the military, Collene and her family moved back to Okmulgee where she worked at the Okmulgee Daycare for years.
Thereafter she worked for the Muscogee Creek Nation as a Community Health Representive.
Collene and James moved to Dustin where they became members of the Dustin Baptist Church.
She enjoined living on the farm taking care of her animals.
Survivors include her husband of 61 years, James; daughters Vicki Beals and husband Bobby of Watonga and Robin Phillips and husband Robert of Bartlesville; grandsons, Dr. Bryan Beals and wife Dr. Jenny Beals and their children, Brooklyn, Emily, and Alexis, of Lawton, Robbie Crosier and wife Mallory, and their daughter, Cora of Edmond and Charles Beals and his fiancé Elizabeth Baldwin of Kansas City, MO.; her sisters, Estaline McGuire of Eufaula and Charlene Thompson of Schulter and their families; a host of other relatives and friends.

Andrew Clark

Funeral services were held. Feb. 10, 2016 for Andrew Clark at Salt Creek Methodist Church. Interment followed at the Harjo Family Cemetery. Rev. Paul Fixico, Rev. Houston Tiger and Rev. Dorsey Nero officiated.
Andrew was born April 12, 1942 in Claremore, OK. to Amos and Nancy (Tiger) Clark and died Feb. 7, 2016 surrounded by family and friends at his home in Holdenville at the age of 73.
He was brought up in the Holdenville area, where he attended Pleasant Grove Schools and graduated Moss High School with the Class of 1960. He worked for many years as a machinist for Fabsco in Sapulpa, until he became disabled and moved back to Holdenville in 1987.
He was an avid and dedicated fan of OU Football, and was very actively involved in his own favorite game: horseshoes. He loved playing with family members just for the fun of it, and in the real game, he was a fierce competitor. He was a member since 1995 of the Ten-n-us-see Horseshoe Club, and placed 2nd in the State Horseshoe Championship Handicap 30-ft. class in 2004, and placed 3rd in the same handicap 30-ft. class in 2005. He was a member of Seminole Nation Eufaula Band and a member of Sand Creek Eufaula Baptist Church. He was a volunteer at Holdenville Community Center until his health finally made him unable to help.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Amos and Nancy Clark; a brother, James ‘Jimmy’ Clark and a sister, Mary Louise Chotkey.
He is survived by four daughters: Christy Wahweah (Samuel) of El Reno, Sandy Clark of Tulsa, Kimberly Briones (Pedro) of Wewoka, and Katherine Brown (Chori Rodriguez) of the home; two brothers, John Clark (Martha) of Lawrence KS, and Charles Maylen of Wewoka; 17 grandchildren: Quinten, Cameron, and  Taryn of El Reno, Monica, Amanda, Alyssa, Miriah, Ethan, Lucas, and Jacob of Tulsa, Mason, Kacie, Kaden, and Kenzi of Wewoka, Kaitlyn, Nicolas, and Adriano, of the home; six first cousins: Charles Mitchell, Mickey Queton, Rosetta Pebworth, Penny Kay Dyer, Elsie ‘Tootsie’ Long, and Frances Tiger; several nieces and nephews, friends and family, including the mother of his daughters, special friend Debbie Clark. His family would like to express grateful appreciation to Faith Hospice of Seminole for their professional and compassionate care.
Pallbearers were Quinten Wahweah, Cameron Wahweah, Mason Yahola, Keith Maylen, Dewayne Maylen, and Danny Maylen.  Honorary pallbearers were Marcie Tiger, Mike Deer, Tommy Ray Yargee, Glen Isham, Chori Rodriguez, Shane Pebworth, Wayne Pebworth and Ray Dyer Jr.    
Services were under direction of Fisher Funeral Home of Holdenville.

Warren Monday

Funeral services will be held for Warren Monday Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016 for at 2 p.m. at the Holdenville Assembly of God Church. Interment will follow in the Holdenville Cemetery.
Warren was born Nov. 27, 1931 to Charles and Mary (Murphree) Monday and died Feb. 8, 2016 in Norman.
He served his country honorably in the United States Army as a Seargent in the Korean War. After returning home, Warren worked for many years as a plumber.
He enjoyed woodworking and building furniture, refurbishing antiques and taking on new projects.
His siblings, John Bennett Monday, Jean Monday Summy, Alvin R. Monday, May Monday Venable, Alfred Monday and Dale Monday all preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife, Carol Riggs Monday of the home; children, James Monday and wife Velma of Crandal, GA., Dennis and Mariella Monday of Weirs Cave Virginia, Jennifer Monday of Holdenville and Anthony Monday of Holdenville; four grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and numerous other relatives and friends.