Obituaries

Obituary: Lynda Dianne (Lowe) Brand

Lynda Dianne (Lowe) Brand of Mustang passed away at her home on July 18, 2017 to be with her Lord and Savior.  She was preceded in death by her father Jim Lowe.  She is survived by her mother Margaret Lowe of Yukon, OK, her husband L.B. “Pete” Brand and her brother Lyle Lowe and his…

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Mary Marjean Mitchell

Mary Marjean Mitchell of Mustang departed this world peacefully on May 22nd, 2017. She is finally “Together Again” in Heaven with her husband Mitch. Marjean was born on June 30th, 1930 to J. Cline and Cora House and was raised in Bethany where she graduated in 1948. Mitch and Marjean were married in 1949 and…

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Marcella McDowell Akin

Marcella McDowell Akin was born March 25, 1920, in Mountainburg, AR She passed from this earth on May 16, 2017, surrounded by her loved ones. Marcella was preceded in death by: Her husband Robert Lee Akin Her parents James and Rosie McDowell Her brothers and sisters: Anna Wolf, Edith Dixon, Odessa Koelsch, Reuben McDowell, Daisy…

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Charles Cleman Cummings

Charles Cleman Cummings was born April 26, 1935 in Trousdale, Oklahoma to Virgil and Gurtha (Branscum) Cummings. He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Roxanna Cummings; sisters, Doris Henthorne, Barbara Johnson, and Roberta Blackwood. He is survived by wife of 34 years, Marie (Wildman) Cummings; siblings, Kenneth Cummings of Emory, TX; Kathy Kelly…

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Donald Lee “Don” Young

Donald Lee “Don” Young, age 88, died peacefully with his family by his side at his home in Mustang on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. He was born September 15, 1928 in Oklahoma City to Charlie and Alice (Jensen) Young. Don grew up in the Mustang Community and was a 1946 graduate of Mustang High School.…

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Obituary: Patricia Louise (Kalka) Cummings

Patricia Louise (Kalka) Cummings, age 81, died Wednesday, April 12, 2017. She was born June 19, 1935 in White Deer, TX to Edward and Rose (Kotara) Kalka. She graduated from White Deer High School and married her love of 47 years Kenneth Cummings in 1953 and together they moved to Greenville, Mississippi where Kenneth was…

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Jill Vaught remembered

Jill Vaught, 34, was a Mustang native, a life-changing teacher, and a fierce friend to many. She was bitten by the teaching bug early and followed the footsteps of her mother, Carol Vaught, who is a retired teacher. Carol Vaught said her daughter was a “shining light” and a “touchstone” to students. “That’s how she…

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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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