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Family mourns loss of husband, father

“I forgive him,” said the widow of Ross Garrett, as she wiped tears from her eyes. The person she was forgiving is 39-year-old Justin Van Anderson, who was accused of robbing a 7-Eleven early Tuesday and shooting to death Ross Garrett. Ross Garrett was on the telephone with 911 operators reporting the robbery when shots…

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DEATH NOTICES – NOVEMBER 9, 2019

Gary Huckaby Gary Clayton Huckabay, 81, died Nov. 7. His funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Crossing Community Church. (McNeil’s) Patricia Truman Patricia Truman, 59, died Nov. 3. Services are pending. (Ingram, Smith and Turner)

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OBITUARIES – NOVEMBER 2, 2019 – DEATH NOTICES

Rufus L. Forrest Jr. of Yukon passed away Oct. 31. He spent 12 years in the U.S. Air Force and was retired from the Federal Aviation Administration as a systems specialist. He is survived by a brother, Wesley Gerald Forrest (Helen); children, Rufus L. Forrest III (Amy) and Gerri Forrest Young (Scott); step-children, Kevin Snider…

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MHS harriers primed for state after regional runs

It was a cross-country course unlike Mustang High’s teams had seen all season. And it’s nothing like they’ll see Saturday at the state meet. Mustang’s harriers competed in the Class 6A East Regional at Sand Springs. MHS’ boys team won, and the Lady Broncos finished fourth behind champion Jenks. “The course had tall grass, holes,…

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OBITUARIES – October 30, 2019

GARRY IRA ROLES Garry Ira Roles, 83, of El Reno succumbed to his illness in the comfort of his own home surrounded by his family on Oct. 26. Garry was born July 17, 1936, in Sayre to Henry and Margret Roles. He was a graduate of Sayre High School in 1955, where he lettered in…

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DEATH NOTICES – OCTOBER 26, 2019

Ruth Fletchall Ruth Ann Fletchall, 80, died Oct. 22. Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Town and Country Christian Church. (Yanda) Charles Jarvis Charles Walter Jarvis, 68, died Oct. 23. His funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of McNeil’s Funeral Service, Mustang. Janice Wilcoxson Janice Kay Wilcoxson, 76,…

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