Obituaries

Vencent A. “VA” Holmes

Vencent A. “VA” Holmes, age 80 died Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017 in the Claremore Veterans Center, Claremore, Oklahoma. He was born July 3, 1936 in Fittstown, OK to Benton A. and Sadie A. (Ashbrook) Holmes. Services with military honors will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 27 in the Chapel of The Good…

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Deloris Faye Lassley

Deloris Faye Lassley, age 75, died Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 after a short illness. She was born May 12, 1941 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Henry and Thelma (Johnson) Unger. Deloris grew up in Oklahoma City and moved to Mustang as a teenager where she attended Mustang High School. After marriage, she lived in Duncan,…

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Martha L. Brooks

Martha L. Brooks, passed away at home on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017. Martha was born Sept. 15, 1943, in Rogers, Arkansas, to Don W. Stilwell and Ita (Nealy) Stilwell. A memorial service was held Jan. 18, at Chisholm Heights Baptist Church with burial at the Benton County Memorial Gardens in Rogers, Arkansas, on Thursday, Jan.…

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Lila Irene Farmer

Lila Irene Farmer, age 89, went to be with the Lord on Jan. 9, 2017.  She was born Jan. 19, 1927 at Perry, Oklahoma to Earl C. and Bessie G. (Testermen) Hopkins. Services were Jan. 11 in the Chapel of The Good Shepherd at McNeil’s Funeral Service, Mustang, with interment following at Grace Hill Cemetery,…

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Ruth L. Sellers

Ruth L. Sellers, age 84, died Friday Jan. 6, 2017 at her home in Mustang. She was born Feb. 28, 1932 in Marlow, to Leonard W. and Opal Mae (Rhodes) Roach. She grew up in Bray, Oklahoma and was a graduate of Bray High School. After marriage the family followed work in the Oklahoma Oil…

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Virginia Ruth (Coleman) Heard

Virginia Ruth (Coleman) Heard, age 79, died Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017. She was born Dec. 2, 1937 in Osceola, Arkansas to Silas and Joanna (Burchett) Coleman.  She spent most of her life in Arkansas, but moved to Oklahoma to be near her daughters in the 1980s.  She worked in the food service industry and as…

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Larry David Rusher

Larry David Rusher, age 65, passed away peacefully Jan. 7, 2017. He was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Feb. 16, 1951 to Elmer R. and Imogean (Tapley) Rusher. In 1969 he graduated from Classen High School, married his high school sweetheart Debbie (Way) and joined the United States Marine Corps (69-73). After serving in the…

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Monette Beach

Monette Beach entered heaven’s gate Jan. 5, 2017. She was a fabulous quilter and seamstress, devoted mother to her six daughters and found great joy in her marriage of 67 years. She will be sorely missed. Monette was predeceased by loving husband William T Beach, her daughter Gayla Graham, two brothers Roger and Billy Long,…

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James Bacil Sanders

James Bacil Sanders, age 76, passed away in his Mustang home on Dec. 23, 2016.  He was born in Earlsboro, Oklahoma, to Bacil W. and Hester Isom Sanders on Dec. 8, 1940. James graduated from Cromwell High School and shortly after married Vivian Corine Forbes on July 1, 1961. He was a welder by trade,…

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Margie Lee Reisman McDowell

Margie Lee Reisman McDowell, age 88 went peacefully to be with the Lord, with her family by her side, on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016 from her home in Mustang. She was born June 3, 1928 on the family farm North of Mustang to Vern and Rosey (Long) Reisman. She lived her entire life in Mustang…

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