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Margaret (Malone) Sims

A celebration of Margaret's life will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Richmond Avenue Free Will Baptist Church in Allen. The Rev. Buddy Drake will...
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Margaret (Malone) Sims

Jo Chapman

Lilly Jo Chapman, 76, passed away April 23, 2018, after a short battle with lymphoma.
She was born Jan. 4, 1942, in Odessa, Texas, to Clyde and Ora Lee Long of...
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Jo Chapman

Ed Christian

Services for Coe Edward "Ed" Christian, 93, of Ada are at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Zac Christian will officiate. Burial will...
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Ed Christian

James Claborn Jr.

Services for James Paul Claborn Jr., 57, of Ada are at 2 p.m. Friday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. Lonnie Roy Manuel will officiate. Burial will follow at...
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James Claborn Jr.

Betty Taylor

Services for Betty Z. Taylor, 86, of Ada are at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. Pastor Steve Robinson will officiate. Burial will follow at...
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Betty Taylor

Jon Ross

A celebration of life for Jon Max Ross, 77, of Ada will be held at a later date.
Mr. Ross passed away Sunday, April 22, 2018, at his home.
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Jon Ross

Thomas Johnston

Services for Dr. Thomas R. Johnston, 72, of Ada will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church in Ada.
If helping people grants souls points...
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Thomas Johnston

Donald Pherigo

Donald Ray Pherigo, 82, of Oklahoma City, passed away Thursday, April 19, 2018. Born Nov. 28, 1935, in Okmulgee, Don was the youngest of S.G. and Ada...
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Donald Pherigo

Calvin Breeden

Lifelong Ada resident, Mr. Calvin Dawes Breeden, passed away Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at his home in Ada. He was born Jan. 19, 1925, in Ada to William and...
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Calvin Breeden

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Condolences forBetty Taylor
Debbie and Denny (and families)- I was so sorry to hear about Aunt Betty! Loved her! She was always one of my favorite people in Ada. Hugs and... Read more
By Any Little Vesely

Condolences forJon Ross
This one is hard to put into words. Jon and I have been friends since our college days. We were band mates for a while, along with Tommy Wilson and... Read more
By Richard Hudson

Condolences forCalvin Breeden
Calvin was a great friend of mine while I worked with him at the cement plant. He had a passion for humanity and a love for young people. He was a... Read more
By Larry Watts