Obituaries

Steven Ovoyd Damron

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Steven Ovoyd Damron, 68, of Guthrie, Oklahoma and former Talala resident, passed away Tuesday morning, February 16, 2021 at Integris Health Hospital in Edmond, OK. Steven was born in Corona, California, on October 13, 1952, to Odie and Jean Damron.

Orlin LeRoy Fagan

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Orlin LeRoy Fagan, age 81 of Guthrie, Oklahoma was born on June 30, 1939 in Guthrie to Audie Lee and Francis Marie (Scott) Fagan. He passed away on February 18, 2021 in Edmond.

Bertha Elizabeth Beck Hall

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Bertha Elizabeth Beck Hall, 94, a long-time resident of Ponca City, OK passed away peacefully on Friday, February 19, 2021, surrounded by her family. Services will be held Tuesday, February 23, 10 a.m. at First Baptist Church, 218 S 6th St, Ponca City, OK with Michael Taylor officiating: interment following service at IOOF, 1040 S. Waverly St., Ponca City, OK. Arrangements are under the direction of Trout Funeral Home & Crematory, 505 W. Grand Ave, Ponca City, OK. Masks are required.

Maxine Newlon

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Maxine Newlon of Muskogee, Oklahoma passed away on Sunday, February 21, 2021. She was born and raised in Guthrie, OK on September 11, 1923 to Harry and Ruby Campbell. She attended Guthrie public schools. She received her B.M. degree in violin and viola from Oklahoma College for women in Chickasha, OK (currently USAO). She received her M.M. degree in viola from George Peabody College at Vanderbilt University.

Karen Ruth Stewart

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Karen Ruth Stewart, age 75 of Guthrie, Oklahoma passed away on February 22, 2021. She was born on June 5, 1945 in Bartlesville, Oklahoma to Richard and Billie Quiet.

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William Fredrick Mosher, 91, of Edmond, OK passed away Saturday, February 20, 2020 in Oklahoma City, OK. He was born June 27, 1929 in Wysox, PA to Arthur and Alice (Chaffe) Mosher. Services are under the direction of Smith-Gallo Funeral Home, 220 North 1st St, Guthrie, OK 73044. Friends may sign the online guestbook at www.smithgallo.com.

Theodore (Ted) E. Beaver

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Theodore (Ted) E. Beaver was born in Jennings, Oklahoma to Delbert Bill and Dortha Babbs Beaver on January 30, 1934. He joined the heavenly multitudes with his family by his side on Sunday, February 7, 2021 at his home in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Gene Louis Barnhart

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Gene Louis Barnhart, 79, of Lenexa, KS passed away Sunday, January 31st. Gene was born July 24, 1941 to the late Eugene and Olga Barnhart in Guthrie, OK. After graduating high school, Gene earned a bachelor’s degree in Criminology from Oklahoma State University in 1963. On August 17, 1963 Gene married Gloria Wright. She preceded him in death in 2007 after 44 years of marriage. Shortly after their wedding Gene left for training in the United States Marine Corps, he attained the rank of Captain before separating in 1966. Gene worked as a Special Investigator for the Office of Inspector General Dept. of Education. Gene retired in December of 1996 with over 30 years of service. Gene is survived by his children, Bret Barnhart and Fiancé Sarah; Anne Fetterman and husband Stephen; three grandchildren, Taylor Barnhart; Cole Fetterman and Jack Fetterman; and sister-in-law, Linda Wright. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Folds of Honor, Department 13, Tulsa OK 74182.

Linda Lee Parker

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Linda Lee Parker was born June 9th, 1941 to Paul A. and Kathleen Barry Parker and died February 6, 2021.

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Allen Lee Wilson passed away suddenly on February 3, 2021. He was born on September 26, 1944 in Atlantic City, NJ. Services were held at 2:00 PM on February 8, 2021 at Hayes Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Greg Hudson officiating. Services were under the direction of Hayes Funeral Home. Burial will be held at a later date in Rogersville, MO.