Obituaries

Houston Glover Crittenden

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Houston Glover Crittenden of Stroud was born July 13, 1942, and died Sunday, January 3, 2021. He was 78 years old. Crittenden had a career in law enforcement retiring as chief of the Stroud Police Department.

Gayle Gentry Wright

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Gayle Gentry Wright of the Parkland/Agra area was born June 1, 1957, in Oklahoma City, and died Thursday, January 7, 2021, at her home. She was 63 years old.

Glen Leake

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Glen Leake was born in Lincoln County, Oklahoma to Minnie Kalka Leake and William Eldon Leake on October 29, 1929. He died January 2, 2021. Glen was born at the beginning of the Great Depression, which were very hard times.

Dustin Wayne Hill

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Dustin Wayne Hill was born to David Wayne Hill and Stacy Annette Hill on October 2, 1983, in Shawnee, Okla. He died Saturday, January 2, 2021, in Bristow, Okla., at the age of 37 years.

Ricky Dale Danker

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Ricky Dale Danker of Wellston was born March 7, 1959, in Stroud and died Friday, January 8, 2021, at his home. He was 61 years old.

Mary Dale (Crocker) Madden

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Mary Dale (Crocker) Madden, 82, of McLoud, OK, left this life on January 3, 2021 in Shawnee, OK. She was born to Frank Crocker and Frances McGrath Crocker on July 2, 1938 in Hobart, OK. Mary Dale was a career Federal employee in the Accounting Department at Tinker Air Force Base and retired from the VA Medical Center in October 1999.

Darla Sue Clark

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Darla Sue Clark passed away Sunday, January 10, 2021 surrounded by family. She was born on February 21, 1963 in Tulsa, Okla., to Martella Darlene (Holland) Gann and George Gann.

Beulah Ruth O’Donnell

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On Wednesday, January 6, 2021, Beulah Ruth O’Donnell (also affectionately known as Granny) claimed her angel wings and took her place in Heaven at the age of 79. Granny was born on June 21, 1941 in the little town of Tryon, Okla., to Otie Faye and Helen Ruth Wilson.

Billy Wayne Perryman

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Billy Wayne “Smiley” Perryman of Prague was born September 30, 1947, in Shawnee, Okla. He died Monday, January 4, 2021, at the age of 73 years.

Roy Farrell Taylor Sr.

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Roy Farrell Taylor Sr. of Sparks was born December 21, 1933, in Chandler.