Troy Eskew,  67, a Cordell resident and retired Geophysicist, passed away on Tuesday, September 30, 2014.  Funeral Services for Troy Eskew will be at 2:00p.m,. Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at the Sharon Baptist Church in Lake Valley, Oklahoma under the direction of Musick-Varner Funeral Home in Cordell, Oklahoma.




Roy Hardwick, 90, a Sentinel resident, passed away on Tuesday, September 30, 2014. Funeral Services are still pending with Musick-Varner Funeral Home in Sentinel, OK.




Ira Dean Botchlet, 86, a Cordell Resident and County Assessor, passed away on Monday, September 29, 2014.  Funeral Services will be held 10a.m.,  Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at the Church of Christ on 4th and College in Cordell, Oklahoma. Funeral Services are  under the direction of Musick-Varner Funeral Home in Cordell, Oklahoma.




Cody Elston, 41, a Sentinel resident, passed away on Saturday, September 26, 2014.  Cody worked in the oilfield and construction.  Funeral services will be held at 2:00p.m., Friday, October 3rd, 2014 in the Sentinel First Baptist Church in Sentinel, Oklahoma.  Burial will follow at the Sentinel Cemetery under the direction of Musick-Varner Funeral Home in Sentinel, Oklahoma.




Funeral Services for  G.W. Wright, 91, lifelong Butler resident will be held 2:00p.m., Saturday, September 27, 2014 in the Butler Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. Troy Manley.  Burial will conclude in the Butler Cemetery under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home.


Grover Walton Wright was born September 21, 1923 to Jesse Oklahoma Wright and Byna Evelyn (McCain) Wright in Butler, Oklahoma and passed away Wednesday, September 24, 2014 in the Clinton Veterans Center in Clinton, OK.


Mr. Wright was raised in Butler where he graduated from high school in 1942.  He married Elsie Regina Baker on December 24, 1924 in Arapaho, Oklahoma and they made their home in Butler.  He soon enlisted  in the U.S. Army on December 21, 1944.  He served in WWII and was honorably discharged on June 11, 1946.  He returned back to Butler, OK where he and his wife farmed.  He started a highway construction career for a time.  In about 1970-1971 he was employed with Custer County  working on bridges and roads.  He retired after 30 years in 2001. 


He was preceded in death by his wife, a brother, Leroy "Curley" Wright and a sister Bonnie Lou Wright.


He is the oldest Charter member of the Butler Baptist Church, he has served as Sunday School superintendent as well as acting Deacon for over 45 years.  He enjoyed playing games with this grandchildren and he liked to cook.


He is survived by three daughters, Lana Isaak and husband, A.J., of Clinton, Linda Ray and husband, William, of Custer City, and Connie Boelen and husband, Gary, of Cyril, OK; a sister Fern Shepherd and husband, Carl, of Arapaho.


He is also survived by five grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, 25, great-grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren.




A Mass of Christian Burial for Jesus Guzman, 44, Clinton resident will be held 10:00a.m., Friday, September 26, 2014 in the St. Mary's Catholic Church, officiated by Father Thomas Pudota. Burial will conclude in the Clinton Cemetery under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home.


A Rosary will be held 6:00p.m, Thursday, September 25, 2014 in the Kiesau Memorial Chapel.


Jesus S. Guzman was born December 25, 1969 to Jose Pedro Guzman and Rafaela (Avila) Guzman in Mexico and passed away early Monday, September 22, 2014 in the oilfield related accident near Miami, Texas.


Mr. Guzman was raised in Mexico and attended school there.  When he was 18 years old he moved to Denver, Colorado and worked in food service and then remodeling construction.  He was married to Martha Bonilla on October 14, 2000 in Denver, CO.  He moved to Oklahoma in 2000 where he settled in Clinton.  He has been working in the oilfields the last 6 years and was presently working for B.O.P. Ram Oilfield.


He was preceded in death by a sister, Maria Pilar (Guzman) Arreola.


He is a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church; he enjoyed playing soccer.


He is survived by his wife, Martha, daughter, Viridiana Guzman, two sons, Gustavo Guzman and Jesus Guzman, all of the home; his parents, Jose and Rafaela Guzman, of Mexico, three sisters, Maria Guadalupe Guzman, of Mexico, Maria del Carmen Guzman, and Araceli Guzman, both of Denver, CO; five brother, Martin Guzman, Jose Pedro Guzman, both of Clinton, Miguel Angel Guzman, Rafael Guzman and Maugro Guzman, all of Denver, CO; his maternal grandmother, Natividad Cosio, of Mexico.




Dana K Berry, a Cordell resident, passed away on Friday, September 19, 2014.  Funeral Services for Dana Berry will be held 10:00a.m.,  Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at the Musick-Varner Funeral Home in Cordell, OK under the direction of Musick - Varner Funeral Home in Cordell, OK.