Obituaries

Tue
23
May

Peggy Sue Cook, 1962 - 2017

Peggy Sue Cook passed from this life suddenly at her Depew residence on May 15, 2017, at the age of 54 years, eight months and eight days. A good-bye gathering of family and friends was held at Michael’s Funeral Home Memorial Chapel on Saturday, May 20, 2017, from 2 - 3 p.m. The family is not planning any other services at this time. Cremation arrangements were entrusted to the care of Michael's Funeral Home of Bristow. Peggy was born in Brawley, CA on Sept. 7, 1962, to Joseph Glisson and Oretta (Henderson) Glisson. Peggy’s family moved to Depew in 1974 when she was 11 years old and has remained there since. She graduated from Depew High School in 1980. Peggy worked as a mail clerk for the United States Postal Service in Tulsa until she retired in 2009. She had a passion for life and loved children.

Tue
23
May

Imogene Dawson, 1940 - 2017

 

Tue
23
May

Shirley Anne Hollandsworth, 1937 - 2017

Our sweet mother has taken her journey to be with our Lord on May, 19, 2017. Shirley Hollandsworth was born Feb. 20, 1937, in Weepingwater, Nebraska, to Theodore Leroy "Mike" and- Florence Hollandsworth Known to all by "GMA", she loved all her children, grandchildren and extended children who called her mom. She enjoyed traveling and shopping with QVC! She also enjoyed talking on the phone to family and friends for hours at a time. She is preceded in death by her parents, four sisters, two brothers and two sons, Monty and Russell Swearingin. She is survived by her sister, Lorna Kenney, of San Bernardino California; two daughters, Sabrina Brooks, of Depew and Shannon Mink, of Okmulgee; grandchildren, Kamrynn Johnson, of Bristow; Kalyhn Thompson, of Lawton; Brittney Thomas, of Okmulgee; Desiree Brooks, of Tulsa; Destiny Brooks, of Tulsa and great-grandchildren, 11 boys and six girls. Services will be Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Crosstown Pentecostal Holines in Okmulgee.

Thu
18
May

Ernest Hamilton Wayland, 1941 - 2017

Ernest Hamilton Wayland was born March 13, 1941, to Horace and Helen Wayland in Lansdale, Pennsylvania. He departed this life May 15, 2017, at the age of 76 years, two months and two days. He graduated from North Penn High School. While in high school he excelled at football and received a scholarship to play at Temple University. He would graduate with his degree in secondary education. He taught in Pennsylvania for a few years then would marry the love of his life, Viola Mae Mentz in 1965. To this union were born two sons, Ernest Hamilton Jr. and Michael Bryan Wayland. Ernie coached football and track and taught history in Stigler, Ringling and Hinton. He then moved his family to Texas for a short period where he would get out of coaching and sell insurance. In 1975, he returned to Oklahoma to go back to his true love of coaching high school football and teaching. After returning to Oklahoma, he went back to school and received his Master’s Degree from Central State University.

Tue
16
May

Anna Mar y Dickey, 1931 - 2017

Anna Mary Dickey was born April 28, 1931, to Jesse and Nannie Eversole in Davenport. She departed this life May 14, 2017, at the age of 86 years and 16 days. She had worked at many jobs including working at a pharmacy as well as embroidery work for a sporting goods store. She recently moved to Grove but had previously lived at Edmond for the last five years. She was a member of the Church of Christ. She lost her husband, Joe Dickey, in 2011. She enjoyed sewing, traveling, arranging flowers, working puzzles with friends and spending time with her family. She was a warm and caring person who had a way of lighting up the room with her smile. She is survived by one son, Richard Dickey of Riverside, California; one brother, Lloyd Eversole, of Cushing; one sister, Colene Reed, of Grove.

Tue
16
May

Phyllis Jean Rowe, 1952 - 2017

Phyllis Jean Rowe was born May 13, 1952, to William Lem and Pearl Christine Azlin in Wewoka. She departed this life May 12, 2017, at the age of 64 years, 11 months and 29 days. Phyllis grew up attending Seminole Public Schools. Phyllis Azlin and Hugh Rowe were united in marriage March 16, 1971, in Seminole. To this union were born two children, Estella and Jack. They made their home in Seminole and enjoyed nearly 20 years together. Phyllis moved to Bristow in 1993 after the passing of her husband. A very caring and compassionate woman, Phyllis worked tirelessly in the healthcare industry as both as a CNA and CMA. Her family was her greatest joy. She gave unwavering support toward any endeavor they would take on. Her grandsons kept her young at heart. She treasured her time with them. She loved to read books and her television could always be found on either the Mystery or Real ID channel.

Tue
16
May

Chase Scott Webb, 1989 - 2017

 

Tue
16
May

Ellen Marcella Daniels, 1944 - 2017

Ellen Marcella Daniels was born Aug. 29, 1944, to James and Evelyn Gower, in Bristow. She departed this life May 12, 2017 at the age of 72 years, eight months and 13 days. Marcella graduated from 48 High School. On Aug. 15, 1960, Ellen Marcella Gower and Ervin Harry Daniels were united in marriage. From this union were born two sons, Greg and Kelly. They enjoyed 37 years together before his passing Nov. 5, 1997. She was employed by Kwikset over 27 years. She was a faithful member of the Bristow Christian Center. She enjoyed cooking for her friends and family as well as fellowshipping at the Indian Community Center.

Thu
11
May

Gina Noel Cooper, 1969 - 2017

Gina Noel Cooper was born Dec. 15, 1969, to Ted Coleman and Patricia Ann Foutch in Tulsa. She departed this life May 9, 2017, at the age of 47. She graduated from Depew High School in 1988. She later received her Bachelors of Science degree from Oklahoma State University and Master’s degree from the University of Oklahoma. She had a variety of career paths in her life. She had worked as a journalist and editor at many different newspapers such as Bristow, Sapulpa and Cushing, just to name a few. She would later find her passion when she decided to return to college to get her Master’s degree and become a licensed alcohol and drug counselor. She had previously worked for Gateway, the Tonkawa Tribe, Department of Corrections and most recently Alpha II. Gina loved her Lord and Savior and was never bashful about sharing her testimony. She was a member of the Cornerstone Baptist Church in Ponca City.

Thu
11
May

James Lawrence Hines, 1949 - 2017

James Lawrence Hines was born to Arvele and Elizabeth Hines, Dec. 12, 1949, in Bristow. He departed this life, May 9, 2017, at the age of 67 years, four months and 27 days. James was a lifelong Bristow resident. He attended Bristow High School and was a member of the graduating class of 1969. In his younger years, he worked as a machinist. He took a job with Bristow Public Schools in 2007 and gave them eight years of faithful service, retiring in 2015. He loved to do all things outdoors; one of his favorite pastimes was sitting on his front porch enjoying his surroundings. James is survived by one brother, Milton Hines, of Bakersfield, California and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Orvel Hines, Richard Hines and Fred Hines; and four sisters, Ella Reagan, Carrie La- Cour, Eileen Rolland and Ruthie Hines.

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