Funeral Services for Shyla (Carr) Brehm, 35, former Arapaho resident, now of Whitesboro, TX will be held 10:00a.m., Wednesday, September 17, 2014 in the First Church of God, officiated by Rev. Roy Dobbs.  Burial will conclude in the Arapaho Cemetery under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home.


Shyla Denee (Carr) Brehm was born January 19, 1979 to Ray Carlton Carr and Rita MarLynn (O'Dell) Carr in Thomas, Oklahoma and passed away unexpectedly Thursday, September 11, 2014 in the Baylor Hospital Emergency Room in Grapevine, TX.  Shyla had just returned from a trip to Africa where she had climbed  Mt. Kilimanjaro.


She started to school in Gotebo, Oklahoma and her family moved back to Arapaho in the second grade. While attended Arapaho Schools she was a star athlete on the Lady Indian Basketball team, member of the senior academic team, president of FHA and a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.


She fell in love and soon married Jason Brehm on July 25, 1998 in Clinton, OK.


She continued her education at Redlands College in El Reno, OK and received her Registered Nurses.


Shyla and Jason were blessed with the arrival of their first son Carson David Brehm on May 20, 2008 and another son Caden Aaron Brehm on August 16, 2010.  She will always be remembered by her beautiful smile, her quick wit, and sense of humor. She loved fast cars, loud music and spending time with her family, especially her sons and her niece, Adrianna.


She is preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Boyd and Deloris O'Bell, Uncle David Wayne Carr and her godson, Brent Aaron McGhee.


She is survived by her husband, Jason, and two sons, of the home, her parents, Ray and Rita Carr, of Vernon, TX, sisters, Kerrastan Carr Cortez and husband, Gilbert, of Dallas, TX and Kelsey Carr Davis and husband, Jared, of Howe, TX, a niece Adrianna Carr Cortez, of Dallas, TX; her grandparents, W.C. and Lucille Carr of Vernon, TX, Aunt Terrie and Uncle Glenn McGhee, of Wheeler, TX and multitude of other aunts, uncles, and cousins.




Funeral Services for Kenneth L. Shepard, 84, Clinton resident will be held 2:00p.m., Tuesday, September 16, 2014 in the Christ Community Church (on the corner of Lera and East Main) in Weatherford, OK, officiated by Pastor Gary Miller.  Burial will conclude in the Mound Valley Cemetery in Thomas, OK.


Kenneth Lee Shepard was born July 23, 1930 to George D. and Gradle (Ballew) Shepard in Custer City, Oklahoma and passed away early Saturday, September 13, 2014 in the Integris Clinton Regional Hospital in Clinton, OK.


Kenneth was raised and attended school in Custer City.  He was married to June Marie Miller on July 5, 1953 in Thomas, OK.  He began a career with Rock Island Rail Road in 1955 and worked as a lineman for over 22 years retiring in 1977.  He was also the owner and operator of Shepard and Sons Honey Farm.  He has delivered honey all over Western, Oklahoma and parts of Kansas.


He was a faithful and active member of the Christ Community Church in Weatherford, he enjoyed fishing with his son and grandsons, working in his yard and garden and was well known for his watermelons.


He is preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Harley Shepard and a sister, Veria Shepard Walker.


He is survived by his wife, June, of the home, a son, Kendall Lee Shepard and wife, Kathy, of Clinton, three daughters, Keryl Shepard Lacy, and Debbie Shepard Kauk and husband, Duane, both of Clinton and Dianne Dee Shepard Lovelady and husband Mick, of Edmond, OK.


He is also survived by eight grandchildren, Lori Lacy Talley, Kendra Shepard Martin, Sarah Shepard McKInley, Amy Shepard Tilley, Seth Lovelady, Lexie Lovelady Beavers, Jay Brooks Braffett and Chase Shepard Kauk; and eight great grandchildren.


The family has suggested those wanting to give a memorial contribution may do so to the Christ Community Church, PO Box, Weatherford, OK 73096 or Voice of the Martyrs, P O Box 443, Bartlesville, OK 74005.





A funeral service for Minnie Beall-Harder, 87, former Clinton resident will be held 2:00p.m., Monday, September 15, 2014 in the Kiesau-Memorial Chapel, officiated by Michael Jennings.  Burial will conclude in the Clinton Cemetery under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home.





A Memorial services for Cynthia Faye Campbell, 58, Butler resident was held 10:00a.m. Thursday, September 11, 2014 in the Butler Fellowship Church in Butler, OK officiated by Pastor Roger Comstock and under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home.  By her request the body will be cremated.


Cynthia Faye Campbell was born June 22, 1958 to Cloyd and Iona (Roachell) Campbell in Los Angeles, CA and passed away Saturday, September 6, 2014 in the Deaconess Hospital in Oklahoma City.


Cynthia was raised and attended school in California.  She worked as a professional Mud Wrestler until she was in her early 20's.  She moved to Oklahoma and settled in the Clinton and Butler area and she had worked at the Clinton Veteran's Center, CTC Laundry and the Weatherford Walmart Stores.


She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother Marvin Campbell.


She was an avid movies fan, playing CD's and loved to watch Championship Wrestling.


She is survived by two daughters, Amanda Winingham and husband Jonathan, of Butler and Amy Campbell and husband Joseph Ray, of Lahoma, OK,a sister, Jo Andazola, of Butler and three brothers, Frank Campbell and wife, Wilma, of Fallon, NV, Jack Campbell, of El Reno, OK, and Mike Campbell and wife, Sherry, of Stockton, CA.


She is also survived by 10 grandchildren.



Jesse Wayne Parker, 91, a Dill City resident and farmer, passed away on Sunday, September 7, 2014.  Funeral Services for Jesse Parker were held this afternoon on Thursday, September 11, 2014 at the First Baptist Church in Dill City, OK under the direction of Musick-Varner Funeral Home in Cordell, OK.



Service for Bertie Lee Gilliam, 86, was planned for 10:00a.m., Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at the Church of Christ, 11th Street, Sentinel, Oklahoma with Mark Bailey officiating.  Burial followed at the Sentinel Cemetery.  Arrangements were made under the direction of the Stanley Lee Funeral Home in Clinton, Oklahoma.


Bertie was born May 27, 1928 on a farm in Harmon County, Oklahoma to William E. and Katherine (Dudley) Gilliam.  He passed away Saturday, September 6, 2014 in his home in Clinton, Oklahoma.  He was raised in Gould, Oklahoma and attended Ron country school for 6 years.  He enjoyed putting in a garden and caring in it.  He also enjoyed fishing; but his favorite past time was building and flying his own airplane.  He did not have a pilot license but he loved to fly his own plane.  He was a diesel mechanic and welder.  He was employed at Graves Manufacturing and Oklahoma Department of Transportation.


He married Dorothy Sexton on December 22, 1948 and they made their home in Clinton, Oklahoma.  They have one son, Curtis Gilliam of Clinton and two grandchildren and three great grandchildren. He also has five sisters.


He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters and two brothers.



Funeral Services for Richard D. Doling, 80, Clinton resident was held 2:00p.m., Friday, September 5, 2014 in the Kiesau Memorial Chapel, officiated by Chaplain Dan Day and under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home.


Richard Dennis Doling was born March 20, 1934 to Roy and Golda (Spencer) Doling in El Reno, OK and passed away Tuesday, September 2, 2014 in the Grace Living Center in Clinton, OK.


Richard was raised as a small child in El Reno, OK and at the age of six he was moved to Decatur, AR where he attended his schooling and graduated from high school in 1952.  He soon enlisted in the U.S. Army where he served and was honorably discharged.  He was married to Elva Wight in 1956 in Centertown, AR.


He worked for Standard Register Printing Company and an electric company.  In 1959 he began a career as a USDA Inspector with the US Government.  He later married Valmai Evans-Schoonmaker on January 8, 1979 in Wheeler, TX.  He traveled extensively with this job but settled in Clinton, OK where he retired in 1997.


He was preceded in death by his wife, a brother, Francis Doling, a sister, Martha Glenn, granddaughter, Sydney Phillips, and a grandson,  Ethan Phillips.


He was a member of the Bethel Assembly of God Church in Oklahoma City.  He enjoyed doing carpentry work, woodworking; he wrote poetry and was involved in the local theatre, he was an avid reader and loved to study bible scripture, he was a bible historian and he had served as assistant chaplain at the Clinton Veteran Center.


He is survived by three daughters, Nancy Roper, and husband Mel Wells of Clinton, Kathy PHillips, of Springdale, AR and Barbara Allen and husband, Ray, Farmington, AR; sons, Phillip Schoonmaker and wife, Jean, of Pryor, OK and David Schoonmaker of Oklahoma City, OK, brother, John Doling, of Peoria, IL and a sister, Nancy Duryea, Myrna, NE.


He is also survived by six grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren and special friends, JIm Rodemeyer and Ann Brown, of Clinton.



Nettie Mae Hill, 92, a Clinton resident and Loan Officer, passed away on September 5, 2014.  Funeral Services for Nettie Hill will be held 10:00a.m., Monday, September 8, 2014 at the Kiesau Memorial Chapel in Clinton, OK.  Burial will conclude at Butler with Pastor Roy Wilburn officiating.  Services are under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home in Clinton, OK.



Faye Wilks, 98, a Cordell resident and retired teacher, passed away on Monday, September 1, 2014.  Graveside Services for Faye Wilks was held 11:00am this Friday, September 5, 2014 at the Lonestar Cemetery in Rocky, Oklahoma under the direction of Musick-Varner Funeral Home in Cordell, OK.



Mary Boothe, Cordell resident and homemaker, passed away at the age of 87 on Wednesday, August 27, 2014.  Funeral Services for Mary Boothe was held on Saturday, August 30th, 2014 at the First Baptist Church in Cordell, OK under the direction of Musick Varner Funeral Home in Cordell, OK.



Funeral Services for Rufino Perez Garcia, 55, Clinton resident was held 2:00p.m., Wednesday, August 27, 2014 in the Kiesau Memorial Chapel officiated by Elder Angel Rosado and under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee.


Rufino Perez was born July 19, 1959 to Juan Perez and Juanita Garcia in Durango, Mexico and passed away Monday, August 25, 2014 in his Clinton home.


Rufino was raised in Durango, Mexico and received his schooling there.  He worked as a farm labor before marrying Elisa Socorro Palacios on July 30, 1977 in Durango, Mexico.  They lived in Mexico until they moved to the United States in 2002.  He has been employed in the Oilfield until failing health forced him to retire.


He was preceded in death by his father.


He is survived by his wife, Ella, of the home, his mother, Juanita Garcia Perez, of Mexico, daughter, Lupita Perez and Efrain Talamantes of Clinton, sons, Abel Perez and wife,Sara, of Clinton and Juan Perez and Claudia Gallegos, of Clinton, four brothers and four sisters.


He is also survived by six grandchildren, Pamela Perez, Anabel Perez, Joanna Perez, Gisselle Perez, Yaslin Perez and Efrain Talamantes.



Curley Schmidt, 57, a Cordell resident, passed away on August 24th, 2014.  Funeral Services for Curley were held on Thursday, August 28th, 2014 at 11:00a.m., in the Buffalo Baptist Church in Sweetwater, OK under the direction of Musick Varner Funeral Home in Cordell, OK.



Funeral Services for Amos Byrd, 69, of Hammon were set for 1:00p.m., Monday, August 25, 2014 at the Hammon Community Fellowship Church, with Dolan Ivey and Mona Bearshield officiating, with burial following in the Hammon Indian Mennonite Cemetery under the direction of the Keisau-Lee Funeral Home. An all-night wake was held on Sunday, August 24, 2014 at the Hammon Community building starting at 7p.m.,


Amos was born July 8, 1945 in Tahlequah, OK, to Joe and Annie (Langle) Byrd, and passed away early Thursday, August 21, 2014 at the Baptist Hospital in Oklahoma City.


Amos was raised in Maldrow, OK and attended school in Butler, OK he married Sharon Standingwater on January 9, 1965.  He was a truck driver for Roger Mills County and most recent was a security guard for the Lucky Star Casino in Clinton.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and camping.


Amos was preceded in death by both parents, 2 brothers, Johnny and Billy Byrd, 1 infant sister, 1 sister Monita Martinez and 1 son Darryl Byrd.


He is survived by his wife Sharon Byrd of Hammon, 2 daughters, Brenda and Janell Byrd both of Hammon, 3 adoptive daughters, Lavata Gould of El Reno, Fiona Whiteskunk, of Hammon, and Lisa Fox, of Clinton, 1 son, Terry Byrd of Hammon, 3 Adoptive sons, Wilber Bullcumming, Wilson Standingwater, and Byron Byrd, 3 sisters, Wanda Martinez, of Cordell, LInda Byrd, of Chickasaw, and Nadine Shell, of Stillwell, 1 brother Leon Byrd, of Clinton, and 1 adoptive brother, Curtis White, and one special friend Effie Beartrack, 21 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and 1 great great.




Noma Johnson, 97, a Sentinel resident and homemaker, passed away on August 22, 2014.  Funeral Services were held on Monday, August 25th, 2014 at 2:00p.m.,  at the Northeast Church of Christ in Sentinel, OK under the direction of Musick-Varner Funeral Home in Sentinel, OK.