Obituaries

Shirley Ann Monroe

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Shirley Ann Monroe was born May 22, 1948 in Mangum, OK. She passed away on Tuesday August 18, 2020 at the Integris Hospice House in Oklahoma City, Ok at the age of 72. Shirley grew up in the Baptist Children’s Home in Oklahoma City until she moved to Malakoff, TX. She graduated from Malakoff High School and worked at the skating rink where she met the love of her life, Ronnie Monroe. Shirley married Ronnie on May 27, 1966 in Toole, Tx. The oilfield brought them to Oklahoma in 1972. Shirley began as a student worker at SWOSU in 1986. She earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration in 1990. She worked as secretary to the Registrar at SWOSU for 25 years, retiring in 2011. Shirley had strong family values; she always had the right words whether it was to motivate or encourage or bring a calming voice and that extended to her community as well. She was a town prayer warrior that people would call when there was a need. She loved following her grandchildren’s activities. She loved to read, garden, attending Thunder ball games with Donna & Don, and fishing for the biggest fish. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Geary, OK and taught Sunday School as well as cleaned and anything else that was needed, including babysitting for teacher’s kids in Geary.

Harriet Marlene Watson

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Harriet Marlene Watson, 84, of Lansing, Kan., passed away Aug. 22, 2020, at her home with loved ones by her side. She was born Feb. 5, 1936, in Arnold, Neb., the daughter of Charles Luman and Neola (Hallock) Carpenter.

Ronnie Todd Goddard

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Ronnie Todd Goddard was born June 1, 1970 to Ronnie Franklin and Rae Ann (Warden) Goddard in Weatherford, OK. He passed away Thursday August 20, 2020 in Oklahoma City, OK at the age of 50. Todd graduated from Hinton High School in 1988. He worked as a truck driver and in the oilfield for many years. He enjoyed his three grandchildren and was baptized into the Catholic Faith.

Cale Warren Smith

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Cale Warren Smith was born April 14, 1995 to Shannon Ray and Amber Denisse (Warren) Smith in Oklahoma City, OK. He passed away Saturday August 15, 2020 in Midwest City at the age of 25. Cale attended Hinton Schools. He played in the special Olympics where he received the gold medal in track and field and the softball throw. He enjoyed riding motorcycles, race cars, the gator, and 4-wheelers. He would say “Go for a ride” the faster you went the more he liked it, he also enjoyed books, buses, hats, puppies, bowling, music, and riding his horses. Cale never met a stranger he enjoyed any social event whether it be school or church. He was a part of the Lookeba Missionary Baptist Church.

Victoria Maxine Boling

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Victoria Maxine Boling was born June 18, 1955 to Everett S. and Mary Lee (Thompson) Boling in Shady Point, OK. She passed away Saturday, July 25, 2020 at her home in Hinton at the age of 65. Vicki attended Caddo-Kiowa Vo-Tech where she received her LPN License. She has worked as a nurse since 1988. She worked her way to becoming director of nursing and eventually becoming Quality Assurance having eight years of deficiency free surveys. Vicki enjoyed sewing, cooking, gardening, watching John Wayne Movies, loved singing, and tormenting her kids with 50’s and 60’s music. She was a member of the Rock of Restoration Church.

Terry Lee Von Allman

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Terry Lee Von Allman was born on Saturday January 11, 1958 in El Reno to Robert “Bob” Von Allman and JoAnn Robinett Von Allman. Terry passed away on July 10, 2020 at the age of 62 in his home surrounded by family. Terry was raised and attended school in Lookeba, graduating from Lookeba-Sickles in 1976. He was united in marriage to Angelia Weathers on June 16, 1979, at the First Christian Church in Hinton and they made their home in Lookeba, Oklahoma. Terry was a member of the Lookeba Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Rosie Lee Willis

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Rosie Lee Willis was bom on November 16, 1943, in Hinton, Oklahoma to Malvern and Dorothy (Powell) Boling. She passed away on July 4, 2020, at her home in Hinton, Oklahoma at the age of 76. Rosie was a member of Scott Baptist Church.

Ruth Audra (Blake) Thiessen

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Ruth Audra (Blake) Thiessen was born November 25, 1928 in Calvin, Oklahoma to Bowie Jackson Blake and Stella Parthenia (Owen) Blake. She passed away June 29, 2020.

J.D. Wilcoxson

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J.D. Wilcoxson was born on September 17, 1938 near Wetumka, Oklahoma and passed from this life on May 14, 2020 at the age of 81, Predeceasing J.D. was his parents Ethel (Pack) Wilcoxson and Henry Wilcoxson, his first-born son, James David Wilcoxson and his nephew, Mike Anderson.

Norene Hawkins Valentour

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Norene Hawkins Valentour was born on May 7, 1940 to Norman and Clara (Wells) Hawkins at her Grandmother Hawkin’s home near Sickles, OK. She passed away on May 12, 2020 in Oklahoma City, OK at the age of 80. Norene grew up in the Sickles area and graduated from Hinton High School and then attended Southwestern College in Weatherford, OK. She married Jerry Valentour on June 10, 1960 at Sickles Community Church, Sickles, OK. The couple lived in Altus, OK while Jerry served in the US Air Force. During that time they had Mark and the twin girls, Jeanna and Janna. The family moved to Jackson, MS for a short time before returning to Hinton, OK in 1966. They moved to Crescent, OK and then on to Oklahoma City in 1967. Norene worked for Doric Corp. as an Insurance Analyst. She worked in Property and Casualty Underwriting. She is a past President of the OKC Insurance Women’s Association, and she helped launch