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October 17, 2018
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Carl Kevin Hannah ...
 A memorial service was held Saturday, October 13,
2018 at 10:00 a.m. in the chapel at McRay Funeral
Home in Chickasha. Services are under the direction
of McRay Funeral Home.
Carl was born January 10, 1963 in Chickasha, the son
of the late Donald W. Hannah and the late Mary Ann
Hannah Robertson.
 Carl grew up in Amber, graduating from Amber-Pocasset High
School in May of 1981. In June 1981, Carl joined the Army. After
basic training, Carl served in Germany until 1983 when he was
honorably discharged. While in the Army he met two lifelong
buddies; Ralph Steward, who remained in Germany and Russell
Oliver of NC. Carl spent the majority of his life as a truck driver.
His last job was with Woody Bolger Trucking out of Missouri.
 Carl met Wanda Janette Rice and they married on May 1, 1989.
To this marriage Wanda brought a daughter, Michele Rice. They
later had two sons, Ethan and Craig.
 Carl was preceded in death by wife Wanda; father Donald W.
Hannah; mother Mary Ann Robertson; paternal and maternal
grandparents; several aunts and uncles and niece Heather
 He is survived by sons Ethan and wife Annette of Dibble, and
Craig of Cyril; daughter Michele Rice of Moore; two sisters, Donna
Nitch and husband Larry, and Debbie Cobden and husband Alan,
all of Chickasha; one brother, Tommy and wife Carla of Verden;
grandsons Gabriel Hannah, Walter Belfiore, and Sterlin Farley and
granddaughter Janette Miller; numerous nephews, nieces, aunts,
uncles and cousins.
 In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the
Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Foundation or the Leukemia &
Lymphoma Society.
 Condolences may be made at
Harold E. Reynolds, Sr. ...
 A memorial service for Harold E. Reynolds, Sr.,
78, of Chickasha was held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday,
October 16, 2018 in the Ferguson Funeral Home
Chapel under the direction of Ferguson Funeral Home.
 Harold E. Reynolds, Sr. was born July 14, 1940 in
Verden, to Trueman and Frances (Corchran) Reynolds.
He passed away on October 8, 2018 in Yukon.
 Harold grew up in Verden and graduated from Verden High
School. He served in the Air Force from 1958 until 1962 as Air
Police. He and Betty J. Crowell were married on July 9, 1962. To
this union, they had a daughter Darlene and a son J.R.
 For over 42 years, he and Betty worked together building grain
elevators in high rise construction all over the United States.
They also worked cattle on their farm up for many years.
 Harold is preceded in death by both parents; a daughter
Telena, a son Danny, and a brother, Douglas.
 He is survived by his wife, Betty of the home; son J.R. Reynolds
of Lindsay; daughter, Darlene Heinz of Fort Worth, TX; brother,
Ronald Reynolds of Chickasha; his nine grandchildren; extended
family members and friends.
 Condolences may be made at
Dale Frederick Phillips ...
 Graveside services for Dale Frederick Phillips, 89, of
Chickasha, were held at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, October
15, 2018, in the Rose Hill Cemetery with Pastor
Dave Brinkman officiating. Services were under the
direction of Ferguson Funeral Home of Chickasha.
 Dale Frederick Phillips was born December 29, 1928,
in Geary, OK, to Thomas Phillips and Beulah (Harris) Phillips. He
passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2018, in Chickasha.
 Dale lived in Chickasha most of his life in Chickasha and
graduated from Chickasha High School. Immediately following
high school, he enlisted in the United States Navy and served at
the end of WWII and in the Korean Conflict.
 On June 22, 1952, he and Clara Ann Brees were married. They
were married for 57 years until her passing in 2009.
 Dale attended OU and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree. He
went to work as a radar and electronic technician with the FAA.
He retired in December of 1984. After retiring, he spent his time
as a wood craftsman making beautiful furniture for his family.
 He was a member of Bible Baptist Church for several years and
dedicated his latter life to praying and helping those in need. He
began a Christian ministry through email on his computer offering
Bible studies and taking prayer requests. This great endeavor
grew to have many people influenced and blessed by his ministry.
 Dale was preceded in death by both parents; his wife, Clara
Ann Phillips; daughter, Pollyanna Brees Brown; and three sisters.
 Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Janice
Phillips of Oklahoma City; grandsons, Jeremiah Brown, Cameron
Brown, and Coventry Brown; great-granddaughters, Brees Brown,
Liberty Brown, and Hunter Brown; one brother and one sister;
and other extended family and friends.
 Condolences may be made at
Cheryl Louise (Chadrick) Kirtley ...
 Cheryl Louise (Chadrick) Kirtley, born July 6, 1963 in Hugo, the
daughter of Roscoe and Mary (Fraser) Chadrick. She passed away
on Sunday, October 7, 2018.
 Funeral service was 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at
the First Assembly of God church in Anadarko, with Pastor Eugene
Howeth officiating. Interment at Memory Lane Cemetery. Services
were under the direction of Ray and Martha’s Funeral Home.
 Cheryl lived most of her life in Chickasha.
 She is preceded in death by her father; brothers, Darrell,
Richard, and Ray Davidson; and sister, Anita Cyrus.
She is survived by her husband, Michael Scott Kirtley; daughters,
Mary and Amanda Geimausaddle; grandchildren: Arien Robinson,
Eddie and Devon Caplinger, and Abbigayle Morris. She is also
remembered by her mother, Mary Sevier; stepfather, Randell
Sevier; stepbrother, Wayne Sevier and wife Debra; stepsister,
Donna Ketchum; nieces and nephews: Jessie Cyrus, Michael
Harmon, and Rayann and Jeremy Davidson; numerous cousins,
great-nephews and great-nieces.
 Condolences may be made at
Melinda Kay Henderson ...
 Funeral services for Melinda Kay Henderson, 56, of Tulsa, were
held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at the First
Baptist Church of Tuttle. Interment will be at Fairview Cemetery
in Tuttle, under the direction of Ferguson Funeral Home.
 Melinda Henderson was born September 15, 1962 in Oklahoma
City. She passed away October 7, 2018 in Oklahoma City after a
14-year battle with brain cancer.
 Melinda was raised in Tuttle, where she met and married her
high school sweetheart, Danny. From this union she raised four
children; Jessica, Kaylie, Brock and Chasity.
 She cherished the friendships gained from her time living
in Tuttle, Norman, and Tulsa. Some of her favorite memories
were those spent cheering on her children from the sidelines of
sporting events and supporting her nieces and nephews in their
endeavors. Her love, humor, and faith will live in the hearts of
her friends and family forever.
 She was preceded in death by both parents, Bluford and Lola
Doss as well as her brother, Richard Doss.
 Survivors include her husband Danny Henderson of Tulsa;
children Jessica Kinney of Jenks, Kaylie Murphy and husband
Keegan of Oklahoma City, Brock Henderson of Oklahoma City, and
Chasity Henderson of Edmond; two grandchildren Kaytelyn Kinney
and Kyler Kinney; granddog Blu; sisters Susie Sucher of Tuttle,
JoAnn Hames of Chickasha, and Dawna Patterson and husband
Larry of Tuttle; nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
 Condolences may be made at
Reuben Ray Prentiss ...
 Reuben Ray Prentiss was born in Lawton on May 19, 1951 to
Reuben Ray and Valerine (Pewenofkit) Prentiss Sr. He passed on
Wednesday, October 10, 2018.
 Funeral service was at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, October 13,
2018 at Grace Fellowship Church in Anadarko. Interment at the
Oheltoint Family Cemetery. Services were under the direction of
Ray and Martha’s Funeral Home of Anadarko.
 He was of the 1969 class of Anadarko High School. In the late
‘60s, he was enlisted in the Army. He married Bridgette Oheltoint
on January 20, 1982 and was married to her until his passing. He
was a member of the Apache Tribe of Oklahoma and at one point
was on the Apache Election Board. His last job was working as a
bus driver for the Washita Valley Head Start. His hobbies and past
times included hunting, fishing, golfing, and watching OU and the
Oklahoma City Thunder.
 He is preceded in death by both parents; two sisters, Gene
Prentiss, Sandra Prentiss; daughter, Monica Rae Prentiss;
granddaughter Glenda Prentiss-Galindo; grandparents, Stewart
and Inez Prentiss, and Major and Mary Kaudlekaule-Pewenofkit;
special cousin, Melvin “Scrapper” Prentiss; two nieces, Lisa Marie
Prentiss Rivera and Amy Lynn Prentiss.
 He is survived by his wife, Bridgette; daughters, Valerie
Prentiss, Teresa Prentiss, Glenda Prentiss, Cheyenne Prentiss,
Kristina Prentiss, all of Anadarko; son, Stewart Prentiss of
Anadarko, and ten grandchildren. He is also remembered by his
sisters: Mary Prentiss, Donna Prentiss-Meeks and husband Les,
Karen Prentiss-Cortez and husband Lawan, Laura Prentiss- Kocher
and husband Glenn, all of Anadarko; special niece, Valda Prentiss-
Jessepe and husband Randy of Anadarko; three special cousins,
Tawana Foutz of Farmington, NM; Jimmy Prince of Lawton;
Red Prentiss of Carnegie; Oscar Beard of Anadarko; Aunt Beatrice
Geimausaddle, and Uncle Harry Kaudlekaule.
 Condolences may be made at
Ronald Joy Smith
 Funeral services for Ronald Joy Smith, 69, of
Moore, previously of Cyril, were held at 10:30 a.m. on
Monday, October 15, 2018 at the First Baptist Church
of Cyril with Donnie Miller officiating. Interment in
Celestial Gardens Cemetery located Cyril, under the
direction of Ferguson Funeral Home.
 Ronald Joy Smith was born August 24, 1949 in rural
Caddo County near Cyril, the son of Alvin Joy Smith and Helen
E. (King) Smith. He passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2018 in
Moore, after a long battle with cancer.
 Ronnie grew up in the Cyril area, attending Cyril schools and
graduating in 1968. He attended a year at Cameron University.
 On June 12, 1969, he married Kathryn Elizabeth Wright in
Cyril. They were married over 49 years.
 He was drafted into the United States Army and was stationed
in Schwabach, Germany. After his service in the military, he was
employed by Oklahoma Communications Systems, Inc. of Cyril. He
then worked for Gilt Edge Dairy in Chickasha for a time. He went
to work for Delta Faucet in Chickasha for several years, where
he became a tool and dye machinist. At that time, Ronnie took
a job working for the Oklahoma Refinery in Cyril. He then was
employed for Maremont in Chickasha, and after over 20 years, he
retired. Deciding retirement was not for him, he went to work for
Baker-Hughes of Oklahoma City, retiring for good in May of 2015.
 He was involved with his children showing livestock in 4H
and FFA for more than 20 years. He loved his children and
grandchildren and was a kid at heart. He enjoyed being with his
family, whether it was gardening, handing out Halloween candy,
or coloring Easter eggs.
 Ronnie spent eight years coaching girls fast-pitch softball and
over the years he enjoyed watching those players grow up. He
played men’s fast-pitch and enjoyed bowling. About mid life, he
discovered golf and became an avid golfer.
 He was preceded in death by both parents; his mother-in-law,
Tressie Wright Randolph; and his grandson, Ayden Ray Beene.
 Survivors include his wife, Kathryn Smith, of the home;
daughter, Rhonda C. Long of Bethany; daughter and son-in-law,
Monica E. and Mark Jackson of Cyril; son and daughter-in-law,
Joshua A. and Diana Smith of Cyril; daughter, Lynnetta J. Smith
of Lawton; sister and brother-in-law, Carolyn and Michael Abbott
of Madison, Alabama; grandchildren, Jesse and Kaitlyn Long,
Destanie Jackson and Cadeon Biggs, and Tamara, Jessica, Micah,
and Brent Smith; four great-grandchildren; aunt, Sue Roberts;
numerous girl cousins and other extended family and friends.
 Condolences may be made at
Patricia “Pat” Cribbs Sikes ...
 Patricia Cribbs Sikes (Pat) departed on her last great adventure
on Wednesday, October 10, 2018.
 In her waning days, she was comforted and found joy in
remembering the beautiful people and wonderful events that
have given meaning to a lifetime of 78 years. She had fond
memories of her parents, Bycie (Ford) and G.C. Cribbs, who
taught her the value of hard work, and commitment to faith,
family, and community. They reared a blended family of nine
siblings in and around Cyril and Apache. Their examples can still
be seen in a strong, hardworking extended family who continues
to support and enrich each other and their communities. With
much gratitude she relived 57 years of love and support from her
husband Doug Sikes.
 With much joy and pride she recounted the experiences of
being a mother and grandmother. Thank you to son, Ty and
grandson, Hunter of Ft. Worth, TX and daughter Diana Gay, son-
in-law, John Curless and grandson Jack of Greenwood Lake, NY.
 Much gratitude was felt to the classmates, teachers and
community leaders at Apache, for helping her to find self-worth
and purpose.
 She remembered with gratefulness the teachers and fellow
students at OCW and OSU. They were a great benefit as she
became the person she was.
 She appreciated the co-workers and students at Lawton Middle
School, Stillwater and Chickasha High School who taught her far
more than she was ever able to teach them.
 She smiled with pleasure as she recalled the 27 years with
her home-based business–A Cottage Collection. Many friends and
associates assisted over the years. She remembered with pleasure
Sherry Cooper, whose friendship and assistance covered 10 years.
More recently, Lana Tibbetts and Lynn Heck assisted with such
kindness and companionship. Lynn Heck, a true Christian woman,
gave her assistance with tender care and friendship getting her
to chemotherapy and other appointments over several months.
Filling in with this from time to time was Jolene Singleterry,
Janice Wells, Diane Anderson and Lana Tibbets.
 There will be no services, but please celebrate her life in your
own way. Cremation arrangements were under the direction of
McRay Funeral Home of Chickasha.
 Condolences may be made at
Carolyn Sue King ...
 Carolyn Sue King, 68, of Chickasha, passed away on Sunday,
October 7, 2018 in Chickasha. She was born July 4, 1950 in Enid,
Oklahoma to Oliver and Donna (Stout) Sample.
 A funeral service was held at 11:00 A.M.,Thursday, October
11, 2018 at Bible Baptist Church. Interment was held at Fairlawn
Cemetery. Services under the direction of Sevier Funeral Home.
 Carolyn was raised in Enid and in 1963 she and her family
moved to Chickasha where she graduated from Chickasha High
School. She married Harold King in 1971 in Wichita Falls, TX. He
preceded her in death on October 6, 2004.
 She worked for American Optical of Chickasha for over 40 years
before retiring. She had served as Madam President and Vice
President at the Chickasha Eagle Lodge.
 She is also preceded in death by her parents and a grandson,
Braden Kinnamon.
 Carolyn is survived by her children, BeDonna Knowles,
Tena Jordan, Candace Tate, Wendy King and Eddie King;
nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She is also
remembered by her sisters, Peggy Riley and Tarri Carpenter;
brother, Robert Sample; and special friends Pokey, Paul
Batchelder, Tina and Howard Donley, Mia Smith, and several
cousins, nieces and nephews.
 Memorial gifts may be made to the American Lung Association.
 Condolences may be made at
Cloys Jean Lewis ...
 Services for Cloys Jean Lewis, 77, are pending with Smith
Funeral Home of Anadarko. Cloys was born on September 14,
1941, and passed away Thursday, October 11, 2018.
 Condolences may be made at
Masquerade Ball planned by CCT
 The Chickasha Community Theatre invites all
adults 21 or over to the first annual Masquerade Ball,
Friday, October 26, at the historic Washita Theatre.
Costumes are encouraged, but not required. Hors
d'oeuvres and spirits will be provided. Participate
in our “Time Warp” dance off or costume contest ~
winners get prizes worth screaming for!
 Proceeds from this event will support the ongoing
fundraising efforts for Washita renovations. Our
organization is staffed by community volunteers so
your support is appreciated.
 Advance tickets $15 single/$20 couple; at the door
$25 single/$30 couple.
 Tickets available at Jay’s Jewelry, 327W. Chickasha
Ave., or at:
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