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BIXBY -- Raymond N. Gaddis, 63, Warehouse Market Meat Department manager, died Tuesday. Service 10 a.m. Friday, Heathridge Baptist Church, Tulsa. Bixby Funeral Service.
BIXBY -- Elizabeth Lottie Gafford, 83, homemaker, died Sunday. Visitation 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Tuesday, Schaudt's Glenpool Funeral Service, Glenpool. Private family service.
BIXBY -- Jake Irvin Gainer, infant son of Amy and Richard Gainer, died Wednesday. Graveside service 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Floral Haven Memorial Gardens, Broken Arrow. Floral Haven, Broken Arrow.
JENKS -- Elsie Gaither, 85, retired cook and waitress, died Wednesday. Service 10 a.m. Saturday, Carbondale Baptist Church, Tulsa. Moore's Eastlawn, Tulsa.
BIXBY -- Ruby Gallentine, 89, homemaker, died Tuesday. Private family services. Bixby Funeral Service.
GALLOWAY -- Sue M., 76, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2002 in Tulsa, OK. Born June 5, 1926 in Sallisaw, OK to Lonnie and Pearl Moore. She was a retired Nurse. Member of the First United Methodist Church. Preceded in death by her husband, Bob L. Galloway. Survived by: daughter and son-in-law, Jolene and Charlie Munsey of Jenks, OK; 2 sons and daughter-in-law, Lon and Pam Galloway of Tulsa, OK, and Bobby Galloway of Norman, OK; 5 grandchildren, Charles Scott Munsey, Kaylee Lemonds, Ashley Lemonds, Bobby Lon Galloway, and Kris Galloway; 1 great-grandchilld, Autumn Paige Galloway; 2 sisters, Ilene Shirly of Anderson, SC and Jo Anne Burch of Ruidoso, NM. Special thanks to Pam Galloway for taking such good care of our mother. Service will be 2 p.m. Friday, July 26, 2002 at Moore's Southlawn Chapel with interment at Memorial Park Cemetery. Family suggests in lieu of flowers that contributions may be made to a charity of their choice. Moore's Southlawn Chapel, 663-2233.
BIXBY -- Flora Van Winkle Galusha, 97, retired school secretary, died Saturday. Memorial service 2 p.m. friday, Asbury United Methodist Church, Tulsa. Mallett, Wagoner.
BIXBY -- Neva Nadine Gammill, 78, homemaker, died Wednesday. Service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Leonard & Marker Funeral Home Chapel.
GAMMON -- Lewis Edward, died Monday, November 15, 2004 at his home. Mr. Gammon was born in Bixby, OK, the son of Lloyd and Florence (Savage) Gammon. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII and the 13th Armored Division. He was Vice President of the International Division of the First National Bank of Tulsa. He retired in 1981 after 35 years with the Bank. After his retirement he was a Volunteer Driver for the American Cancer Socity and volunteered help with tax returns. He was a 32nd Degree Mason, being a member of the Red Fork Masonic Lodge and the Tulsa Scottish Rite Consistory. Survivors: wife, Dockie Lee (Stevens) Gammon; son, Donald R. Gammon and his wife, Bonnie of Danville, CA; grandchildren, Erin A. Gammon and Morgan L. Gammon. A private family service will be held. The family requests that memorials be made to either St. Francis Hospice, the American Cancer Society or the American Red Cross. Ninde Funeral Directors, Garden Chapel, 742-5556.
BIXBY--Jacklyn Ross Gangas, 41, homemaker, died Thursday. Services pending. Oliver-Whisenhunt, Tulsa.
From "The Tulsa World," Sunday, October 28, 2001
GANGAS -- Jacklyn Lynn Ross, 41, of Bixby, OK, was called to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 25, 2001. Born May 24, 1960 in San Antonio, TX. She was a loving wife, mother and friend who will be greatly missed. She graduated from Midway High School, Waco, TX in 1979. Jacklyn was former owner of J.J.'s Golf Center in Tulsa, OK. She was one of the original flight attendants for Southwest Airlines. Currently volunteering at Southcrest Hospital in Tulsa. Jacklyn will be remembered for her giving nature and sense of humor. She was loved by all. She was preceded in death by her mother, Betty Ross of Waco, TX. She is survived by: her husband, Gregory Gangas; daughters, Jennifer Lynn Bloodworth and Amy Michelle Bloodworth; and son, Nickolas Ross Gangas, all of Tulsa, OK; her father, John Ross; 2 sisters, Kerrie Farrell and husband, Raymond, Robin Miller and husband, Larry; and nephew, Bradley Harrell, all of Waco, TX. Visitation 4-6 p.m., Sunday, October 28, Oliver-Whisenhunt Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held at 4 p.m., Monday, October 29, 2001 at Oliver-Whisenhunt, Tulsa, OK. Graveside service will be held at 4 p.m., Tuesday, October 30, Whitehall Cemetery, Waco, TX. For anyone wishing to remember Jacklyn Ross Gangas the family suggests contributions can be made to The Jacklyn Gangas Foundation for the Needy, c/o Smith Barney, 2100 Utica Suite 100, Tulsa, OK 74114. Oliver-Whisenhunt, 592-3666.
BIXBY -- Wesley Ray Gann, 57, U.S. Postal Service employee, died Thursday. Service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dawes Avenue Church of Christ. Leonard & Marker.
GLENPOOL--Velma M. GaNun, 83, died Monday. Services 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Shurden Funeral Home Chapel, Henryetta.
BIXBY--Ivary Luciano Garcia, 25, Cox Cable employee, died Saturday. Service 2 p.m. Friday, Leonard & Marker Funeral Home Chapel.
BIXBY -- Percy E. "Buddy" Gardner, 58, American Airlines inspector, died Sunday. Memorial service 10:30 a.m. Thursday, New Haven United Methodist Church, Tulsa. AdamsCrest Cremation, Tulsa.
Memorial services for Mrs. Anna Lee Garrett, 39, will be held Friday at 2 p.m., in the Bethel Baptist church in Anadarko, Okla. Mrs. Garrett died Tuesday morning in her home in Jenks.
Survivors include her husband Loyd; one daughter, Peggy; and one son, Dennis, all of the home; a brother, Marion Beets of Tulsa; a sister, Mrs. Margie Desee of Palm Beach, Fla.; and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Beets of Tulsa.
Mrs. Garrett was born and reared in Anadarko and came to Jenks with her family four years ago. Respects may be offered at the Ninde Colonial Funeral Home through Thursday evening.
A pioneer of Broken Arrow, Mrs. Florence Bradshaw Garrett, 81, died in a Jenks nursing home.
Born in Deepwater, Mo., she came to Broken Arrow as an infant. She married Noel Garrett in 1923 and continued to live in the Tulsa area. She attended the Christian church.
Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Grace Keener of Broken Arrow, and two brothers, Merle Bradshaw of Strang and Roy Bradshaw of Tulsa.
Services were held Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the chapel at Memorial Park, with interment there under direction of the Marlin Funeral home.
ROBERT L. GARRETT, 73, died March 25 in Doctors Medical Center in Tulsa. Funeral services were in Jenks First Baptist church, Saturday March 28. Burial was in Memorial Park under the direction of Riverside Funeral Home.
Garrett was a retired farmer and a veteran of World War I. He was a member of Jenks Methodist church and IOOF Lodge, and had lived in Jenks since 1930.
Survivors are his widow, Nona, of the home; two sons, Donald of Houston and Roland of Tulsa; a daughter, Mrs. Barbara Howard of Bixby; 11 grandchildren; and one brother, Earnest Garrett of Bixby.
Services for Pamela M. Gates, nine-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Gates of Jenks, were conducted Wednesday in St. Andrew's Episcopal church in Broken Arrow. The youngster died Sunday in a Tulsa hospital of complications of diabetes.
She was a fourth grade student at the Jenks elementary school and was active in her first year in the 4-H club. April 12 she took first place for her age group in the Tulsa county 4-H sewing contest at the Tulsa State Fairgrounds.
She is survived by her parents; a brother Charles of the home; her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Hamilton of Cherryvale, Kan., and Mrs. Rosa Gates of Tulsa; and a great-grandmother, Mr. H. J. Rau of Perry.
Interment was in Floral Haven Memorial Gardens under the direction of Kennard Funeral Services.
Funeral services were held Tuesday in the First Methodist church for Mrs. Arminta A. Gates, 78, who died Saturday in a Tulsa hospital. Interment was in Park Grove Cemetery, Broken Arrow.
Mrs. Gates was the mother of W. E. Gates of Jenks.
She was a native of Caddo.
BIXBY -- Richard Lee Geer, 67, construction manager, died Monday. Visitation 7 p.m. Thursday, Geer residence. No services planned. Bixby Funeral Service.
From "The Tulsa World," Wednesday, March 16, 2005
GEER, Richard L. (Dick), passed from this world March 14, 2005, at his home in Leonard, OK. Dick was born May 6, 1937, in Aberdeen, WA. Dick worked for the Bechtel Corporation for 25 years. Dick is survived by his wife, Bonnie; father , Albert Geer of Aberdeen, WA; 3 brothers, Albert Jr., Larry and Billy; 1 sister, Linda Hoyer; 2 daughters Sherri Rice and Valri Geer, both of Tuscon, AZ; 2 stepchildren, Michael Guthrie of Corona, CA, and Sherrie Guthrie of Tulsa. Also surviving are numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews and many family friends. The family requests that in lieu of flowers donations be made to "Bixby Masonic Lodge Scholarship Fund" or the "Muskogee Country Cattlemen's Scholarship Fund." An Open House to honor Dick's life will be hosted in the family home Thursday evening at 7 p.m.
A funeral mass was held March 29, 2003 at Holy Family Cathedral for Betty Joyce Geiger. Burial followed at Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Nick Reynolds Funeral Service.
Betty Joyce Geiger was born July 31, 1030 to Morris and Addie Smith. She died March 26, 2003. She was 72.
She was preceded in death by her son, Lloyd Gregory Geiger.
She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Lloyd Wellen Geiger; children Teresa and Tim Murphy of St. Louis; Cynthia and Rick Jones of Ramona; Becky and Ron Shirley of Stillwater, Brenda and Stan Hale of Mannford; Susan Geiger of Bartlesville; Julia and Bruce White of Glenpool; Sharon and Mark Longaberger of Catoose; Karen and Bob Vinson of Ramona; Michael and Diane Geiger of Ramona; and Steven and Jody Geiger of Jenks; sisters Carol Show of Texas and Marie Horton of Tulsa; 32 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, donations go to Catholic Charities or St. John Hospice.
BIXBY--Garey Steven Geiger, 47, Fibercast electrician, died Saturday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, First Lutheran Church, Moore's Eastlawn, Tulsa.
GEIGER -- Garey Steven, 47, passed away March 2, 2002. Beloved father of Carri and Samie Geiger; beloved son of Ned and Dorothy; brothers, Glen and wife, Cheryl, and Greg Geiger; numerous cousins; aunts, Helen, Catherine and Ellen. He was loved by all. Garey worked for Fibercast the past 14 years and had many frineds and was a loving and caring father and son. He will be missed by all. He was a member of First Lutheran Church, Tulsa. Service, 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, 2002, First Lutheran Church. Interment Memorial Park. Service entrusted to Moore's Eastlawn Chapel, 622-1155.
BIXBY -- Monique A. Genay, 18, student, died Friday. Visitation 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. Monday and service 2 p.m. Tuesday, both at Bixby Funeral Service.
BIXBY -- Jack W. Gentry, 78, retired from GEAR Products, died Friday. Visitation 2-5 p.m. Sunday and service 10 a.m. Tuesday, both at Bixby Funeral Service.
JENKS -- Eunice Irene George, 86, homemaker, died Nov. 27 in Phoenix, Ariz. Visitation 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Wednesday and service 1 p.m. Thursday, both at Ninde Funeral Home.
Services for Eunice "Irene" George, 86, of Phoenix, Ariz., are 1 p.m. today at Ninde's Jenks Chapel. Burial will follow at Bixby Cemetery.
Mrs. George died in Phoenix on Nov. 27, 2002.
She was born Sept. 30, 1916 in Jenks to Jack and Dora Belle Wasson.
Survivors include her four children Donna Lewis, Saundra Campbell, Darrell George and Bonnie L. George, Jr., all of Phoenix along with 10 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren, her "other kid" Mildred Melson and numerous extended family members and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers Donald and Eugene and her husbands Bonnie L. George Sr. and R. Lee Doyle.
Funeral services for Fred R. George, 78, 707 West Main, were held 10 a.m. in the First Methodist church. Rev. C. E. Mcdonald and Rev. H. Hyden officiated.
The longtime Jenks resident died in a Tulsa hospital Friday of an apparent heart attack. Burial was in Bixby Cemetery under the direction of Riverside Funeral Home.
George retired from Sinclair Oil Co. in 1958. He and his wife, Lela, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 1961, before her death in 1963.
He was a member of the Jenks Pioneer club and the Methodist church. Survivors include a son, Bennie; two daughters, Blanche Parker of Jenks and Mrs. Lorene Griffith, Maryville, Kan.; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
JENKS -- Adele Gibbs, 86, died Thursday. Service 3:30 p.m. Friday, Green Hill Funeral Home, Sapulpa.
GIBBS -- Bobby L., 61, of Jenks, passed away Thursday, May 10, 2001. He was born on May 9, 1940 in Haskell, OK to Lester and Mattie Gibbs. He was the Owner of Danco Enterprises, and a member of the Jenks First Baptist Church. He is survived by: his wife, Marsha; sons, Kenneth and Terry Gibbs,; daughters, Teresa Arnett, Wendy Lee Gibbs, Victoria Gurno, Nancy Gurno, and Dianna Hall; brother, Vernon Gibbs; and 7 grandchildren. Service 2 p.m. Monday, Jenks, First Baptist Church. Interment Floral Haven Cemetery. Friends may contribute to the American Heart Association. Friends may sign the family's electronic guest book at www. eemorial.com. Ninde Funeral Directors, Jenks Chapel 299-5001.
BIXBY -- Donald D. "Hoot" Gibson, 69, retired from American Airlines, died Friday. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Monday, Leonard & Marker Funeral Home, and service 2 p.m. Tuesday, New Beginnings Baptist Church.
GIBSON -- Donna Sue Cochran, owner of Commercial Tarp & Awning, passed away February 9, 2003. She was born January 30, 1938 to Irene and Amos Cochran. She is survived by her husband, Bill Gibson; son Mark Stunkard; daughter, Sue Forman; 3 grandchildren, Danny, Jake and Lisa Stunkard; mother, Irene Cochran; sister Rhonda Cochran Cline and husband, Steven; 2 nephews, William and Eric Cochran Cline; aunt, Betty Caskey; and many cousins and a host of friends. She was preceded by her father, Amos Cochran; a husband, Herb Church; and a grandchild, David Forman. Donna was an Eastern Star member and graduated from Will Rogers in 1955. She entered nursing school at Hillcrest but had to discontinue that due to a horse accident at Pawhuska Cavalcade so she started a career with Sinclair and Shell Oil Co. but horses were never forgotten. She taught riding, breaking horses and was a judge of Palominos in and out of the state. She was a member of the Quarter Horse Assn. and the Oklahoma Racing Assn. Her horses raced at Fair Meadows, Remington, Sallisaw, Will Rogers Downs and many other parks. Service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, February 13, at the Bixby Free Will Baptist Church with interment to follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. Leonard & Marker Funeral Home. 366-8288.
BIXBY -- Geneva A. Watkins Gibson, 84, homemaker, died Tuesday. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Leonard & Marker Funeral Home, and service 2 p.m. Friday, Shellenbarger Free Will Baptist Church.
GLENPOOL -- Jack LeRoy "Chubby" Gibson, 79, oil drilling operator, died July 20. Memorial service noon Thursday, Gisbon family home, Sapulpa. AdamsCrest Creamtion, Tulsa.
From "The Sapulpa Daily Herald," Tuesday, July 25, 2006
GIBSON, Jack -- Jack L. "Chubby" Gibson, 79, died Thursday, July 20, 2006 in Tulsa.
A celebration of life will be held at noon Thursday, July 27, 2006 at 1301 E. Denton in Sapulpa.
Services have been etnrusted to AdamsCrest Cremation Center in Tulsa.
BIXBY -- Sue Lynn Gilbert, 59, waitress, died Tuesday. Graveside service 2 p.m. Friday, Bixby Cemetery. Bixby Funeral Service.
GILL, Elaine (Bohannan), 87, educator, died Monday. Service 2 p.m. Friday, United Methodist Church, Bixby. Moore's Southlawn
GILL -- Elaine (Bohannan), beloved wife, mother, grandmother and sister passed away on August 23, 2004 at the age of 87. Born July 20, 1917 to parents Lewis Jack and Floe Louise Bohannan in Stilwell, OK. Married May 23, 1936 for 64 years to her husband, Homer Gill, Jr. Her husband, parents and eldest son, Homer III predeceased her. Graduated from Tahlequah High School in 1935, Northeastern State University with a degree in Education in 1955 and Master's in Teaching in 1967. Obtained a Master's in Arts from the University of Tulsa in 1976. After her children were in school she taught English, Speech, Drama, and Debate in Durham, KS and first grade in Bixby. In 1964 she became a Librarian in the Tulsa Public Schools and completed her public school teaching career as a Reading Specialist and Learning Diagnostician in Tulsa Public Schools. After retiring in 1982, she became an adjunct professor of Elementary Education at the University Center of Tulsa (Langston). She conducted many workshops and published articles related to educational instruction. She and her husband were avid bridge players and devoted Methodists, long-time members of the Boston Avenue United Methodist Church. She also was an active member of many education organizations, including Kappa Kappa Iota. In her retirement she was a very active volunteer at Hillcrest Medical Center, the Baird Foundation reading/tutoring program and as an Ambassador for Woodland Hills Retirement Center. She is survived by her 5 children (the 5 J's), Joyce (Marvin) Hamm of Wells, KS, Jerry Ann (Jerry) Shimp of Bixby, Jim (Mary Lou) Gill of Broken Arrow, Joe (Ann) Gill of Bixby, and Jayne (Ray) Bowen of Bixby; 15 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren; 2 sisters, Geraldine Molander of Tulsa and Ann Peterson of Corvallis, OR also survive her. Mom, we will miss your sweet smile and your loving support for our family, but you will live on forever in our hearts. Memorial service will be at Bixby United Methodist Church, 77 E. Breckenridge, Bixby, OK on Friday, August 27, at 2 p.m. Interment will be at Floral Haven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, or the Boston Avenue United Methodist Church Music Fund. Share your memories with family at www.moorefuneral.com. Moore's Southlawn, 663-2233.
JENKS -- Vernon Gill, 81, retired L.T.V. Steel Co. field engineer, died Wednesday. Service 10 a.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church. Ninde, Garden.
GLENPOOL -- Marilyn Louise Gilliam, 70, retired teller, died Sunday. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Leonard & Marker Funeral Home, Bixby; service 11 a.m. Wednesday, First United Methodist Church, Bixby, and graveside service 1 p.m. Thursday, Hillcrest Memorial Park, Ardmore.
From "The Glenpool Post," Wednesday, January 5, 2004
Marilyn Louise Gilliam
A funeral service for Marilyn Louise Gilliam will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2004, at the Bixby First United Methodist Church. A graveside service will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park of Ardmore at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 30, 2004, with the Rev. Jessica Moffatt officiating. Marilyn Louise Gilliam was born on Dec. 4, 1934, in Pomona, Kan. to Leonard Lewis and Fannie (Jessee) Jones. She died on Dec. 26, 2004, at her home in Glenpool. She was 70. She was a musician who played the trumpet, organ and piano. She worked many years as a bank teller before retiring from Nations Bank. Hobbies included baking, quilting, and sewing. She was a member of the Bixby First United Methodist Church and a member of the church quilting club.
She is survived by her loving husband, J.O. "Jake" Gilliam, whom she married on August 19, 1978; sons Tim Spielman, Alan Spielman and his wife Rebekah Kennedy, Matthew Spielman and his wife Julie, and Bernard Spielman and his wife Kimberly; sisters Irene Moore, Elva Donovan, Nadine Patterson, and Evelyn Baker, seven grandchildren; one great-granddaughter, and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her son Andrew, sister Wilma Sullivan, and her parents. Online condolences may be left for the family at
Services by Leonard & Marker Funeral Home of Bixby.
BIXBY -- Dan H. Gillilan, 73, retired certified public accountant, died Saturday. Service 3 p.m. Wednesday, Floral Haven Funeral Home Chapel, Broken Arrow.
JENKS -- Dean A. Gilliland, 80, retired Rockwell engineering manager, died Friday. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Monday, Moore's Eastlawn Funeral Home, Tulsa, and service 1 p.m. Tuesday, Penwell-Gable Funeral Home Chapel, Caney, Kan. Moore's Eastlawn, Tulsa.
BIXBY -- Ruby Mae Gilmore, 88, Gilmore Hardware and Nusho Theater co-owner, died Monday. Service 10 a.m. Thursday, First United Methodist Church. Leonard & Marker.
Mrs. Emma Irene Givens, 82, a resident of Jenks since 1907, died Sept. 20 in a Tulsa hospital. Funeral services were held Sept. 22 in the First Christian church. Interment was in Bixby.
Mrs. Givens was born in Wabseka, Arkansas, in 1877 and moved to Coweta before statehood.
She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Edna Harley and Mrs. Bess Ward, both of Jenks, 10 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.
BIXBY -- Don Gizzi, 63, retired tax consultant, died Friday. Service 10 a.m. Wednesday, Rivercrest Chapel. Bixby Funeral Service.
BIXBY -- Theresa Sue Gjokaj, 49, St. Francis Hospital employee, died Saturday. Services were held Tuesday. Leonard & Marker.
Memorial services will be held at noon Thursday at the Jenks Church of Christ for Reba Lois Glanz, 84, who died Monday, Oct. 23, 2000, at St. Simeon's Home.
She was born Aug. 21, 1916, at Savoy, Texas, to Arnie Byron and Abbie Lou (Dockery) McKinnis.
She married Arthur Joseph Blanz II on May 24, 1938. He preceded her in death in November 1965.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Arthur Joseph Glanz III.
She was a retired schoolteacher.
Survivors include her daughters, Sharon Snedden of Grand Lake, Okla., Kay Smith and Josanna Moore, both of Broken Arrow, Dinah Glanz of Jacksonville, Fla., Dayna Glanz of Columbia, Mo.; a son, Jeffrey McKinnis Glanz of Broken Arrow; a sister, Bobbye Coleman of Dallas, Texas; brothers Fayne McKinnis of Kerrville, Texas, and Arnie "Hunk" McKinnis of Kingfisher; 18 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
The family requests memorials be made to the Reba Glanz Education Fund, 6304 W. Orlando St., Broken Arrow, OK 74011.
Services are under the arrangements of Ninde Funeral Directors.
GLASGOW, Alice Bernice, 86, retired cashier, died Thursday. Service 1 p.m. Monday, Memorial Park Cemetery Chapel. Bixby Funeral Service, Bixby.
JENKS -- Betty Joann Glass, 70, homemaker, died Friday. Service 12:30 p.m. Monday, Floral Haven Funeral Home Chapel, Broken Arrow.
From "The Tulsa World," Sunday, April 25, 2004
GLASS -- Betty Joann (Williford), born March 28, 1934, died April 23, 2004, at her home in Jenks, OK. She was 70 years old. Betty was born in Oklahoma City, and was a long time resident of Jenks, OK. She was a member of NewSpring Assembly of God Church in Jenks. She is survived by 3 daughters, Vickie Addison of Denham Springs, LA, Katie Tankersley of Broken Arrow, OK and Kim Thompson of Jenks, OK. She is also survived by 5 grandchildren, Matt, Lacey, Nathan, Natalie and Philip. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 46 years, Eli. Service will be held at Floral Haven Chapel at 12:30 p.m. on Monday April 26, 2004. Interment at Floral Haven Cemetery. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends, but we will be runited together someday in Heaven. Floral Haven Funeral Home, 252-2518.
BIXBY -- Martha Ethna (Rose) Glass, 88, homemaker, died Wednesday. Graveside serivce 1 p.m. Friday, Cement Cemetery, Cement. Bixby Funeral Service.
JENKS -- Minnie Payne Glenn, 87, homemaker, died Wednesday. Service 10 a.m. Friday, River Oaks Christian Church. Floral Haven, Broken Arrow.
BIXBY--Gregory Glisson, 33, landscaper and architect, died Thursday. Sevices pending. Bixby Funeral Service.
TULSA -- Amy May Glover, 96, retired Jenks Public Schools teacher, died Sunday. Visitation noon-8 p.m. Monday, Fitzgerald's Southwood Colonial Funeral Home and graveside service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Okmuglee Cemetery, Okmulgee, Oklahoma.
GLENPOOL -- Rusty Lynn Goad, 23, construction worker, died Saturday. Service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Shipman Funeral Home Chapel (Wagoner).
Two sisters-in-law of J.C. Gober died last week.
Mrs. May Gober, wife of Norton Gober, died Tuesday morning. She was a resident of Owasso. She had been hospitalized previously. Mrs. Gober is survived by her husband, a son, and a daughter.
Mrs. Rosie May Gober died last Monday and was interred Wednesday at Bixby Cemetery. She was a resident of Oklahoma City. She is survived by her husband, D. E. Gober, and two daughters.
Roy Morton Gober died of injuries suffered in an automobile accident near Glenpool Saturday night, May 2. Gober was 24.
He was employed by Tulsa Plywood Company and was a member of the Assembly of God church of Owasso.
Survivors include his wife, Helen, of the home (1104 North Allegheny), 2 daughters, Orvella Sue and Deborah Lynn, and one son, Richard Leon, all of the home, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Gober, northeast of Tulsa, one brother, Dale, Tulsa, and one sister, Delpha Beavers of Hutchison, Kansas.
Local arrangements were under the direction of Hendricks Funeral Home, Jenks.
Funeral services were conducted Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Owasso Assembly of God church. Burial in Memorial Park cemetery, Tulsa.
Harm T. Goff, father of Mrs. Opal Beeler, died Saturday, January 20 following a long illness. A long-time resident of Stigler, Mr. Goff celebrated his 92nd birthday last January 1st.
Services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 24, at the chapel at Garland Cemetery near Stigler by Brother McCamey of the Assembly of God.
Mrs. Beeler left Jenks Sunday for Stigler but other relatives, including Leamon and Tilmon Beeler of Jenks and Lavern Beeler of Tulsa, grandsons who acted as pall bearers and Mrs. Paul Bradley, a granddaughter, went to Stigler Monday morning.
Other survivors are four sons, Odrey, Wesley and Othel Goff of Stigler and R. V. of Mingo; two daughters besides Mrs. Beeler, Mrs. Mary Barnes of Stigler and Mrs. Oshie Long of Tulsa; 35 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren and 7 great great-grandchildren.
JENKS -- Lynette Walker Goff, 70, retired telephone operator, died Wednesday. Visitation 1-8 p.m. Friday and service 10 a.m. Saturday, both at Musgrove-Merriott-Smith Funeral Service, Claremore.
GLENPOOL -- Richard Goffe Jr., 58, electronics technician, died Saturday. Services pending. Green Hill, Sapulpa.
From "The Sapulpa Daily Herald," Wednesday, April 20, 2005
GOFFE, Richard -- Richard Goffe, Jr., 58, Glenpool, died April 16, 2005 in Tulsa. He was born June 2, 1946 in Gerry, Ind.
Services are pending with Green Hill Funeral Home.
The family has entrusted the care of the services to the directors at Green Hill Funeral Home.
From "The Tulsa World," Thursday, April 21, 2005
GLENPOOL -- Richard Peter Goffe, Jr., 58, electronics technician, died Saturday. Visitation 5-7 p.m. Thursday and service 10 a.m. Friday, both at Schaudt's Glenpool Funeral Home.
BIXBY -- Wyndal Martin Goodman, 49, died Tuesday. Memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday, First United Methodist Church, Fort Smith, Ark. Edwards, Fort Smith.
From "The Tulsa World," Saturday, December 27, 2003
GOODMAN -- Wyndal Martin, 49, formerly of Fort Smith, the beloved son of Dr. R.C. and Dorothy Goodman, died Tuesday, December 23, 2003 at St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa, OK. He was born February 18, 1954 in McKinney, TX. Wyndal grew up in Fort Smith and graduated from Northside High School in 1972. He attended the University of Arkansas, graduating with a B.S. degree in Geology and a Master's degree in Hydrology. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Karen of the home in Bixby, OK; a daughter, Mellisa and her husband, Jason Conrad; and a granddaughter, Callie Kaitlyn. He is also survived by 4 brothers. A loving, caring man to family and friends, Wyndal fought a very courageous 3 year battle with renal cell cancer. He was an avid fisherman and outdoorsman. Memorial service will be hald 2 p.m. Saturday, December 27, 2003 at First United Methodist Church in Fort Smith with cremains to be inurned in the Columbarium at First United Methodist Church under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home of Fort Smith, AR. It is requested that memorial gifts be made to the Reynolds Cancer Support House, 3324 South M, Fort Smith, AR 72903. To place an online Tribute please visit www.mem.com.
JENKS -- Juanita Goodrich, 90, died Sunday. Service Graveside service 11:30 a.m. Friday, Green Hill Memorial Gardens, Sapulpa. Green Hill, Sapulpa.
JENKS -- Anna Lee Goodson, 88, homemaker, died Thursday. Service 10 a.m. Tuesday, Osage Cemetery, Osage. Chapman-Black, Cleveland.
BIXBY -- Carolyn Kay Goodson, age unavailable, died Tuesday in Midland, Texas. Service 2 p.m. Saturday, Ellis Funeral Home Chapel, Midland.
BIXBY -- Lloyd B. Gorden, 83, retired truck driver, died Tuesday. Service 2 p.m. Thursday, Haikey Park Baptist Church, Broken Arrow. Bixby Funeral Service.
BIXBY--Ruby E. Gorden, 84, retired cafe woner, Monday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Memorial Park, Tulsa (Leonard Funeral Home of Bixby).
BIXBY -- Louise Gordon, 82, retired Bixby Cafe owner, died Friday. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Monday and service 10 a.m. Tuesday, both at Leonard & Marker Funeral Home.
BIXBY -- Danny Gose, 65, cowboy, died Saturday. Services pending. Kennard, Broken Arrow.
JENKS -- Lawrence Dean Grable, 53, Cains Coffee account representative, died Monday. Visitation 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, Fitzgerald's Southwood Colonial Funeral Service Chapel, Tulsa; and service 10 a.m. Saturday, Central Church of the Nazarene, Tulsa.
GRABLE -- Lawrence Dean "Jenks Larry," 53, of Jenks, OK left his body here and went to see his God in Heaven. Larry died while doing one of his passions - riding his bicycle on Ragbrai, Monday, July 22, 2002 in Cherokee, IA. Larry was born on July 5, 1949 in Wichita, KS to Clarence Earl and Joy Lee Jessup Grable. He was a proud U.S. Army Veteran having served in the 82nd Airborne. Larry was an Account Representative for Cain's Coffee and a former UPS Package Car Driver and Union Steward. Known as "Jenks Larry" to high school football fans and a long-time statistician for the 6A State Champions, Jenks Trojans! He was preceded in death by: his parents and stepfather, Loyal Henry Maynard; and 2 children, Michael David and Joy Michelle. Survivors include: his wife of 22 years, Nancy Lynne; sons and daughter-in-law, Lawrence Franklin "Larry" and wife, Christy of Edmond, OK and Jonathan Michael of Jenks, OK; daughter, Jilliann Madison of Jenks, OK; and 1 granddaughter, Alexandria Ashtyn; other family members, Wilson and Geneva Ervin, Randy and Beverly Drew, Albert and Kevin Anderson; and numerous friends. Larry was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. Visitation will be 9 a.m. - 8 p.m., Friday at Fitzgerald's Southwood Colonial Chapel. A Celebration Service will be 10 a.m., Saturday, at Central Church of the Nazarene in Tulsa, OK. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to "Larry D. Grable Benevolence Fund" at Community Bank & Trust Co., 4880 So. Lewis, TUlsa, OK 74105. The Fitzgerald's Ivy Chapel 585-1151.
JENKS MAN DIES IN IOWA BICYCLE RIDE
From "The Tulsa World," Saturday, July 27, 2002
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP)
-- An Oklahoma man who was participating in the Des Moines Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa died Monday after suffering a heart attack.
Larry Grable, 53, of Jenks collapsed about 9:30 a.m. near the town of Cherokee in northwest Iowa.
He was about eight miles into Monday's leg of the ride when he collapsed, said Bryan Woods, RAGBRAI's medical coordinator.
RAGBRAI, which attracted about 10,000 bicyclists, started Sunday in Sioux Center (City) in northwest Iowa and ends Saturday in Bellevue on the Mississippi River.
Grable was a Cain's Coffee account representative and a former UPS driver and union steward.
He was a statistician for the Jenks football team and had ridden on several FreeWheel bicycle tours across Oklahoma.
A celebration of life service will be held for Grable at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Central Church of the Nazarene in Tulsa.
Funeral services for Edward Reeland Gragg, 66, of 312 East C Street were held Tuesday at First Baptist church of Jenks. Burial was in Park Grove Cemetery of Broken Arrow.
Gragg died June 20 after several years of illness. He was born in Vian, Okla., but had lived in Jenks for many years, and raised his family here. He was a retired carpenter.
Survivors are the widow, Mrs. Rhoda Emiline Gragg of the home; three daughters, Janet Sue Gragg of the home, Mrs. Louise Collins of Skiatook, and Mrs. JoAnn Nance of Fresno, Calif.; three sons, Kenneth and Henry Gragg both of Tulsa, and Benny Gragg of Marshall, Ark.; two brothers, Olen and Levi Gragg of Peoria, Ariz., 13 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
BIXBY -- Ida F. Graham, 82, retired Oral Roberts University and Telex cook, died Wednesday. Service 10 a.m. Saturday, Bixby Funeral Service Chapel.
JENKS -- N.R. Jack Graham, 83, died Wednesday. Service 10 a.m. Saturday, First United Methodist Church, Alva. Wharton, Alva.
BIXBY--Rhonda (Williamson) Graves, 52, secretary, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Bixby Funeral Service Chapel.
BIXBY -- Manoah Bemo Gray, 92, died Monday. Wake 7 p.m. Wednesday and service 2 p.m. Thrusday, both at Bemo Indian Baptist Church. Bixby Funeral Service.
BIXBY -- Nettie Gray, 88, homemaker, died Thursday. Visitation 2-5 p.m. Sunday and service 10 a.m. Monday, both at Bixby Funeral Service.
JENKS -- Betty Green, 79, retired licensed practical nurse, died Saturday. Graveside service 3 p.m. Wednesday, Floral Haven Memorial Gardens, Broken Arrow, Floral Haven, Broken Arrow.
JENKS -- William Bernard Green, 81, aircraft mechanic, died Wednesday. Service 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Floral Haven Memorial Gardens, Broken Arrow. Floral Haven, Broken Arrow.
Services for Larry Robert "Bobby" Greene, Jr., 37, Jenks, were 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31 in the Ninde Jenks Chapel. Rev. Troy Hayes officiated.
Greene died on Saturday, Oct. 27 in a house fire.
He was born Feb. 28, 1964 in Tulsa, the son of Larry Robert and Reta Kay Anglin Greene. He graduated from Jenks High School in 1982 and had attended vo-tech school where he learned drafting. He was currently working for Arby's in Jenks.
He is survived by his parents of Jenks; two sisters, Susie Weaver of Osage and Kelli Fritz of Tulsa; one brother, Roger Green of Broken Arrow; two nephews and one neice.
JENKS -- Walter "Bud" Greene, 79, retired Bud's Grocery Store owner, died Monday. Service 2 p.m. Thursday, Midway Full Gospel Church, Oakhurst. Ninde.
BIXBY -- Amos Truman Greenhaw, 93, assistant manager, died Saturday. Visitation 3-8 p.m. Monday, Bixby Funeral Service, and service 10 a.m. Tuesday, Bixby Cemetery Chapel.
JENKS -- Lorneze C. Greenwood, 84, retired florist, died Monday. Service 10 a.m. Wednesday, Grace Free Will Baptist Church, Broken Arrow. Floral Haven, Broken Arrow.
JENKS--Bobby Lee Gregory, 63, delivery man, died Friday. Visitation 1-9 p.m. Sunday, Ninde Funeral Service, and services 2 p.m. Monday, Regular Baptist Church (Jenks).
Services for Bobby Lee Gregory, 63, of Jenks were 2 p.m. Monday, October 15th at the Jenks Regular Baptist Church, Jenks, with Rev. Troy Hayes officiating.
Burial was in Green Hills Memorial Gardens, Sapulpa, under the direction of Ninde Funeral Directors, Jenks Chapel.
Gregory died October 12, 2001, at St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa.
Born November 10, 1937, the son of Albert Jerome and Alta Leigh Dobbins Gregory, Gregory was a truck-driver and Ford parts man.
He is survived by his wife, Marie, of the home in Jenks; three daughters, Kathy Hayes and Jaquita Lilich, both of Sapulpa and Marketta Gregory of Rochester, New York; three sisters, Freida Judd, Barbara Steele, both of Tulsa, and Caroly Rotert of Jenks; one brother, Charlie Gregory of Tulsa and four grandchildren.
Preceding Gregory in death were his parents.
Foster Lloyd Gregory, 81, member of the Creek Indian nation, died Tuesday. His home was at 6310 West 61st St., Tulsa.
He was chairman of deacons of Indian Fellowship Baptist Church, Oakhurst.
Survivors include the widow Bessie of the home; three sons, Lamar Gregory of Midwest City, Nelson Gregory of Del City and Dee Gregory of Chilloco; a stepson, Bill Brown of Oakhurst; eight grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren.
Also four brothers, Cornelius Gregory, Eagle Butte, South Dakota; Norman Gregory, Tulsa; Fletcher Gregory, Sapulpa, and Jess Gregory of Jenks; three sisters, Mrs. Nina Shabe, Corpus Christi, Tex., Mrs. Clemmie DeGarimore, and Mrs. Ara Hampton of Tulsa.
Indian services will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 16 in Indian Fellowship Baptist church, Oakhurst. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the same place, with burial at South Heights Cemetery, Sapulpa, under the direction of the Smith Funeral Home.
BIXBY -- Walter Lee Gregory, 92, retired from city of Bixby water department, died Wednesday. Visitation 2-5 p.m. Sunday, and service 11 a.m. Monday, both at Bixby Funeral Service.
GLENPOOL -- Anna Rose Gresham, 73, Safeway cashier, died Thursday. Graveside service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Westlawn Cemetery. Shurden.
BIXBY -- Janice Gresham, 57, homemaker, died July 2. Memorial service 11 a.m. Saturday, Resurrection Catholic Church, Tulsa. Hayhurst, Broken Arrow.
JENKS -- Raymond Griffin, 73, McDonell Douglas mechanic, died Monday. Service 2 p.m. Thursday, Woodlake Assembly of God, Tulsa. Floral Haven, Broken Arrow.
From "The Tulsa World," Wednesday, October 16, 2002
GRIFFIN -- Raymond, 73, of Jenks, passed away at his residence on Monday, October 14, 2002. He was born in Siloam Springs, AR on September 6, 1929 to Tom B. and Mary Lou (Roberts) Griffin. On November 5, 1948, he married Patricia Pearce in Tulsa. Raymond was an Assembly Mechanic for McDonnell-Douglas for 34 years and was a longtime member of Woodlake Assembly of God in Tulsa. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers. Raymond is survived by: his wife, Pat of the home; 2 sons and daughter-in-law, Steve and Kathy Griffin of Oologah and Stanley Griffin of Tulsa; his brother and sister-in-law, Shelby A. and Doris Griffin of Verdegris; sister and brother-in-law, Louanna and Herman Pieratt of Bristow; 2 grandsons, Donnie Hoppes of Mannford and Derek Griffin of Goodwell, OK; and 3 great-grandsons. Funeral service 2 p.m. Thursday, October 17, at Woodlake Assembly of God. Donations may be made to Light for the Lost c/o the church or Gedeons International. Private interment. Floral Haven Memorial Gardens. Floral Haven 252-2518.
JENKS--Alta E. Griffin-Fields, 80, Jenks Public Schools custodian, died Thursday. Service 10 a.m. Tuesday, Regular Baptist Church, Ninde.
JENKS--Alta E. (Griffin) Fields, 80, Jenks Public Schools custodian, died Thrusday. Viewing 1-9 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Monday, Ninde Funeral Home, and service 10 a.m. Tuesday, Regular Baptist Church.
Services were held for Dorothy Faye "Dot" Griffith, 71, at 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 3, 2001 officiated by Bill Bethel. Interment was at the Bixby Cemetery under the direction of Leonard and Marker Funeral Home.
Mrs. Griffith was born March 20, 1929 in Bristow, Okla., to Archie and Sophia Marie (Tabor) Williamson. She died Wednesday, January 31 in Tulsa.
She moved to Jenks as a small child then later to Glenpool with her family during the oil boom. She often remembered her days of picking cotton as a child.
Mrs. Griffith's working years were spent as the Vice-President of M.D. Tooling and as the owner of Dot's Alterations. She was a long-time member of the First Grace Church in Glenpool and was also active in the Tulsa American Legion Auxiliary.
Known as "Grandma," Mrs. Griffith's pastimes included dancing, enjoying children, gardening, watching birds, sewing and crocheting, doing crossword puzzles and singing.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Earl Griffith, on November 18, 1993; a brother, Harry V. Williamson, and a half-brother, Willie Williamson.
She is survived by two daughters, Phyllis, and her husband, Michael Huse of Glenpool, and Kathy L. Griffith of Tulsa; a son, Doug, and his wife Lita Griffith of Glenpool; one granddaughter, Simi, and her husband Troy Berry of Glenpool; one great-granddaughter, Gentry Dawn Berry; a half-brother, Bob Williamson of Checotah, and friend and caretaker Clay P. Arnold.
Casket bearers included Robert Horner, Robert Kinnick, Steve Horner, Troy Berry, DeWayne Carter and Tracey Powell.
JENKS--Eddy "Wayne" Griffith, 29, laborer, died Saturday. Service 11 a.m., Thursday, West Tulsa United Methodist Church, Tulsa. Heath-Griffith, Tulsa.
Services were held at 11 a.m. today for Wayne Griffith, 29, at the West Tulsa United Methodist Church under the direction of Heath-Griffith Funeral Service.
Griffith died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2002.
Born to Howard and Karri Griffith on April 26, 1972, in Tulsa, Griffith attended Jenks High School and graduated from Ponca City High School.
Survivors includehis parents, two brothers, Mike and Andy.
Funeral services for Laura Jane (Lott) Griffith were held on Dec. 14 at Airview Assembly of God Church in Jenks with Rev. C.C. Combs officiating.
Graveside services were held at Hugh-David Lowe Cemetery in Scipio, with Rev. Bob Tate of McAlester officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Ninde Funeral Home of Tulsa.
Mrs. Griffith was born Jan. 15, 1918 in Scipio to George Columbus (Lum) Lott and Naomi (Price) Lott. She died on Dec. 11 in her home at the age of 76.
She lived in Jenks for 21 years, as a homemaker and had a family day care center in her home.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, a grand-daughter and eight brothers and sisters.
Survivors include: three daughters, Ruby Shelnutt of Kansas, Okla., Wilma Stephens of McAlester and Linda Griffith of Jenks; one son, Lloyd Dee Griffith of Farmington, New Mexico; two sisters, Lillie Bennett of Lubbock, Texas, Lois Tivis of Portales, New Mexico; three brothers, Theo Lott of Yreka, Calif., Fines Lott and Valter Lott both of Roswell, New Mexico and one sister-in-law Bonnie Lott of Alamogordo, New Mexico; 10 grandchildren; five great grandchildren and a host of cousins, nieces and nephews and many friends.
The Griffith family wishes to thank everyone for the beautiful flowers, cards and loving care given to their mother during her lengthy illness.
BIXBY -- Wanda H. Griffith, 84, retired music teacher, died Tuesday. Service 11 a.m. Saturday, St. James Presbyterian Church, Jenks. Bixby Funeral Service.
From "The Tulsa World," Thursday, September 22, 2005
GRIFFITH -- Wanda H., 84, formerly of Glenpool, passed away Tuesday, September 20, 2005. Retired Piano Teacher. Preceded in death by her beloved husband, Howard, in 1985. Survived by: daughters, Patricia Hazelwood, Oklahoma City and Sheila Hellen of Tulsa; family members, Wilson and Nellie Bray, Athens, GA, Harley and Shara Bray, Edmonds, WA, Francis and Imogene Bray, Urbana, IL, Normagene and Doug Neumann, Munroe Falls, OH, Wilson Talbott, Columbus, OH; grandchildren, Carol, Elisabeth, Steven and Erica; great-grandchild, Ashley. Visitation Friday 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Service, Saturday, September 24, 2005, 11 a.m., St. James Presbyterian Church, Jenks, OK. Memorial contributions may be made to St. James Presbyterian Church Building Fund or the American Cancer Society. Ultimate Tributes on-line memory book at www.bixbyfuneralservice.com. Bixby Funeral Service, 369-1700.
GLENPOOL -- Wilbert Griffith, 72, retired City of Tulsa employee, died Friday. Services pending. Mark Griffith-Westwood.
GRIFFITH -- Wilbert, 72, passed away November 5, 2004. He loved his art work, gardening, fishing, and being with his grandkids. Survived by wife of 50 years, Fay; sons and daughters-in-law, Danny and Teresa Griffith, Tulsa, and Tim and Barbara Griffith, Kellyville; daughter and son-in-law, Sheryl and Stan Rutherford, Bethel, MO; sisters, Mattie Cottrell, Paoli, OK; Bobby Dunkin, Purcell, OK; brother, Don Griffith, Prattville; grandchildren, Josh, Leslie and Chantel Griffith, Larry Jackson, Stephen, Jennifer, Elizabeth and David Rutherford; and a great-granddaughter, Katilyn Plum. He was preceded in death by his parents, A.P. and Jewell Griffith, brother, Harold Griffith; and a granddaughter, Sara Rutherford. Service 10 a.m. Tuesday, Carbondale Assembly of God. Interment, 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Elmore City Cemetery, Elmore City, OK. Mark Griffith Memorial-Westwood, 446-0010.
From "The Tulsa World," Monday, November 8, 2004
GLENPOOL -- Wilbert Griffith, 72, retired from the city of Tulsa water department, died Friday. Service 10 a.m. Tuesday, Carbondale Assembly of God, Tulsa. Mark Griffith-Westwood, Tulsa.
CHARLOTTE GROVE -- Charlotte Dorrough Grove, 87, died Aug. 11, 2000, in Ft. Smith, Arkansas.
The long-time Jenks resident was a retired school teacher, had been director of the Senior Citizens and had been very active in Jenks.
Services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15, at Floral Haven Funeral Home Chapel with interment in the Garden of Apostles, Floral Haven Memorial Gardens, Broken Arrow, Okla., with Rev. Harold Phillips officiating.
Grove was born May 26, 1913, in Cullman, Alabama, to Charles William Dorrough and Mattie Lou Halbrook Dorrough.
She was preceded in death by her husband Ralph H. Grove and son George E. Grove.
She is survived by: three daughters: Susan Davis, Ruth Canard and JoAnn Kuske; 12 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
Carol Lehman was soloist and organist for the funeral performing "How Great Thou Art" and "The Lord's Prayer." Other music included "In the Garden" and "Amazing Grace."
Services for Neil Edward Groves were Thursday, Jan. 24, 2002, at Memorial Park Cemetery Chapel in Tulsa, under the direction of Ninde Funeral Directors.
Born September 20, 1931, in Virginia, Minn., to Frederick A. and Eva Ellen (Means) Groves, he died Saturday, Jan. 19. He was 70.
He was a member of the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict and later was the service manager of a B.F. Goodrich Tires store.
Survivors include his wife, Marjorie, daughters, Kathleen Cox of Sand Springs, Karen Guinn and Brenda Thompson of Broken Arrow; a son, Michael, of Owasso; and sisters, Beverly Morgensen, of Minnesota, and Beth McCubbin, of Colorado; and a brother, Bill Groves of California.
GLENPOOL -- Elmer Gruenwald, 76, auto mechanic, died Friday. Graveside service 11 a.m. Tuesday, Green Hill Memorial Gardens, Sapulpa. Green Hill, Sapulpa.
BIXBY -- Gina Gail Gruenwald, 27, retail sales manager, died Saturday. Services pending. Leonard & Marker.
Police in Colorado found a former Bixby woman stabbed to death Saturday morning. Gina Gruenwald, 7, was found on the ground in a neighborhood where she did not live, a Denver Police Department press release states.
Gruenwald graduated from Bixby High School in 1995 and later moved to Denver. Detectives there were following up on leads, but no arrests had been made by Monday night, the press release states.
Anyone with information is urged to call Denver's Crime Stoppers at (720) 913-7867.
From "The Tulsa World," Thursday, August 26, 2004
BIXBY -- Gina Gail Gruenwald, 27, retail sales manager, formerly of Bixby, died Saturday in Denver. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Leonard & Marker Funeral Home, and service 10 a.m. Friday, New Beginnings Baptist Church.
JENKS -- Wallace R. "Sonny" Gruver Jr., 74, retired painter, died Saturday. Service 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Regular Baptist Church. Bixby Funeral Service, Bixby.
GUEVARA, Essie -- Essie Guevara, 85, of Oklahoma City, died Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2004 in the Integris Baptist Medical Center. She was born Nov. 8, 1919, in Jenks.
A graveside service is at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 17, 2004 in South Heights Cemetery (Sapulpa) with the Rev. Bill Oldham officiating.
Interment will follow under the direction of Smith Funeral Home.
GLENPOOL -- Joseph Santos "Joe" Guevara, 32, Rain Tech guttering installer, died June 20 in Oklahoma City. Service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Schaudt's Funeral Service Chapel.
Services for Elmo M. Guinn, 57, 4966 So. Cincinnati, were held in the First Baptist church in Jenks Tuesday afternoon. He was born in Graphic, Ark., and died May 10. Guinn had lived in the Jenks area 50 years, and had worked on truck farms south of Jenks.
In addition to his widow, Zona, he is survived by a daughter, Margaret Fulks of Jenks; granddaughter, Debbie Fulks, his mother, Mrs. Sarah Guinn; two brothers, Leo Guinn, Glenpool, J. W. Guinn of San Jose, Calif.; four sisters, Dorothy Wall, Sapulpa, Mrs. Delores Sappington, Tulsa, Mrs. Maude Kelleher, San Jose, Calif., and Mrs. Magnoliz Goodwin, Los Gaton, Calif.
Burial was in Bixby.
"We join the many pioneer friends of the Guinn family in extending our sympathy in the recent death of Elmo Guinn. The children grew up here. The parents were Mrs. Sarah Guinn and the late Jake Guinn. Mr. and Mrs. Elmo Guinn resided on the south River road for many years where they were well known for growing vegetables, especially tomatoes. They have a daughter, Margaret and granddaughter. The brothers are Leo, J. W., sisters, Magnolia Delores, Dorothy and Maude. Mr. and Mrs. Elmo Guinn had moved to Tulsa a few months ago."
BIXBY -- Jerry L. Guinn, 67, retired Oklahoma City police lieutenant, died Tuesday. Service 1 p.m. Friday, Bixby Funeral Service Rivercrest Chapel.
"Mrs. Lum Guldin, age 105, recently passed away and was buried in the cemetery we have known as the Rentie Cemetery. The Guldins live in the Rentie neighborhood which was from 81st and Harvard to 91st. A small village for many years with homes, schools, and two churches. The filling station building remains unused at 91st and Harvard which is a dead end street. Many of the colored pioneers of that area are buried in this cemetery."
BIXBY -- Russell Gund, 88, electrical engineer, died Sept. 8. Servicew 10 a.m. Friday, Leonard & Marker Funeral Home Chapel.
BIXBY -- Elsie Mae Gunn, 88, waitress, died Monday. Service Friday in West Frankfort, Ill. Bixby Funeral Service.
BIXBY -- Dorothy Marie Guthrie, 86, retired secretary, died Saturday. Rosary 7 p.m. Sunday and funeral Mass 1 p.m. Monday, both at St. Clement's Catholic Church. Bixby Funeral Service.
BIXBY -- Kelly Guthrie, 76, retired teacher and coach, died Saturday. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Leonard & Marker Funeral Home, and graveside service 1 p.m. Wednesday, Tahlequah City Cemetery, Tahlequah.
JENKS -- Geneva Mae Gutierrez, 81, homemaker, died Tuesday. Service 10 a.m. Friday, Rivercrest Chapel, Bixby. Bixby Funeral Service, Bixby.
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