Obituaries

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

Cora Belle (Lindley) Long

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Cora Belle (Lindley) Long was born on November 24, 1923 to Willie Pearl (Blake) Lindley and Rant Benjamin Lindley. She entered into rest on April 14, 2020. Cora Belle graduated from Lookeba High School in 1941. On December 25, 1940 she married Felix Edward Long and to this union 7 children were born.

Oscar Eugene VanTassel

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Oscar Eugene VanTassel was born on December 15, 1960 in Arizona. He passed away on Saturday, March 28, 2020 at the Binger Nursing Home in Binger, OK at the age of 59.

Winston Thomas Rouse, Jr.

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Winston Thomas Rouse, Jr. was born on September 9, 1965 in Clinton, OK. He passed away on April 5, 2020 in Weatherford, OK at the age of 54.

Marybell DeSpain

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Marybell DeSpain was born on June 23, 1931 in Geary, OK to Ben Borland and Sophia Josephine (Leck) Quigley. She passed away on March 26, 2020 in Weatherford, OK at the age of 88.