CLETA MURIEL JONES

CLETA MURIEL JONES OBITUARY               Cleta Muriel (Loveless) Jones was born to Ed and Vestes (Meltabarger) Loveless on June 20, 1922, at Noble, Ok. She departed this life on October 8, 2019, at the Norman Regional Hospital at the age of (97) years.             Cleta was a lifetime resident of Noble. She graduated from the Noble High School and just a few years ago she was the oldest living graduate. She and Mr. Tommie Steven Jones were United in Marriage and made their home in Noble. Their marriage was for (41) years. Tommie preceded Cleta in death on November 29, 1986. Cleta was baptized at the age of (13) at the First Baptist Church of Noble. She sang in a Quartet at the Church and also at School. Later she was a member of the Sweet Adelines. Cleta said that some of the best friends she ever had were made during her time with the Sweet Adelines.             Cleta’s accomplishments consist of helping operate the plumbing and electrical business, Tommie’s Café on Main Street, Tommie’s Drive-in north end of Noble, operated a grocery store, Tommie’s Drive-in south end of Noble, owned and operated a clothing store, City Clerk for many years, bookkeeper for Tom Schrader Construction, owned rental property, owned and operated Cleta’s Cottage(residential care facility), member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Sweet Adelines and later in life she was a caregiver (this is what she loved to do—help people. She loved life, loved singing but most of all she loved her family.             Cleta was preceded in death by her parents, Husband Tommie, (4) Brothers: Scott, Gene, Alton and Boyce, (1) Sister Ruby Meltabarger and a Grandson Steven Howell. Those who survive her include (2) Daughters; Rita Carpenter and Husband Danny of Noble and Louann Meyers of Noble, (1) Sister Anita Mason of Noble, (4) Grandchildren, (10) Great Grandchildren, (1) Great Great on the Way and many friends that will miss her dearly.   FUNERAL SERVICE: 10:00 AM Saturday, October 12th                                          McMahan’s Funeral Chapel VISITATION HOURS: 5:00 PM-7:00 PM Friday, October 11th                                           McMahan’s Funeral Home INTERMENT: Fairview Maguire...
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Judy Pope

JUDY ANN ANDREWS (EVANS) POPE OBITUARY Judy Pope was born to Glen and Gencie (Madden) Andrews on December 20, 1947, at Washington, Ok. She departed this life on September 23rd, 2019 at her home at Stratford, Ok. at the age of (71) years. Judy grew up and attended Washington High School. She was a self-employed beautician for over (40) years before her retirement. Her Son Darrin moved her to Stratford from Tecumseh in (2017) so he could care for her. Although she needed him she still had her spunk and independent attitude that went with it. Judy loved the outdoors and her flowers. She enjoyed fishing and loved to cook for the family and spend time with them. She was preceded in death by her Parents, Husbands Hank Evans and Dale Pope, her Son Kyle, Brothers: Martin, Kenneth, Henry, David and Isaac, Sisters: Boonnie Andrews, and Nadine Andrews. Those who survive her include Sons; Darrin Evans of Stratford and Vince Evans of Lexington, Brothers; Wayne Andrews of Washington and Nathan Andrews of Norman, Sisters; Bertha Henry, Louise Carroll, Vernie Madden, Kathy Hendrix, Norma Jean Madden, Helen Ham (6) Grandchildren, (2) Great Grandchildren, many Nieces and Nephews and a host of other relatives and friends. GRAVESIDE SERVICE: 11:00AM FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27TH WASHINGTON...
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Wallace Terry Western

Wallace Terry Western was born to Bill and Rosemary (Wells) Western on June 1, 1947, at Holdenville, Ok. He departed this life on September 13 at his home in Norman, Ok. at the age of (72) years. He graduated from the Wetumka High School and attended East Central State College and also Wilburton College. Mr. Western received an Honorable Discharge from the U.S. Marines. He and Suzanne Reynolds were united in marriage on October 27, 1984 in Norman, Ok. Their marriage was for almost (35) years. He owned and operated the Covenant Restoration Co. for over (20) years serving the Metro and Norman area before his retirement. He was an avid OU Sooner fan, enjoyed reading and listening to music and spending time with family. He was preceded in death by his parents. Those who survive him include his Wife Suzanne of the home, Son Joshua of Norman, Daughter Jennifer Standfill and husband Chris of Norman, Grandchildren; Natalie, Annabelle, Violet, and Jordan, (2) Sisters-in-law; Vicky Ledford and husband Don and Brenda Knight and husband Gary, Brother-in- law Ralph Thomas Reynolds also many Cousins and other family and friends. GRAVESIDE SERVICE; 11:00AM WEDNESDAY, September 18 Noble IOOF Cemetery ARRANGED AND DIRECTED BY MCMAHAN’S FUNERAL...
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Douglas “Gibby” Gibson

Douglas “Gibby” Gibson age 29, went to be with the Lord on September 11, 2019.  He was born and raised in Hawthorne, Nevada.  He was a graduate of Noble High School in 2008 and immediately started serving in the United States Navy as an active duty Sailor for 4 years.  He continued his military service for another 6 years as a reservist. Douglas “Gibby” Gibson age 29, went to be with the Lord on September 11, 2019.  He was born and raised in Hawthorne, Nevada.  He was a graduate of Noble High School in 2008 and immediately started serving in the United States Navy as an active duty Sailor for 4 years.  He continued his military service for another 6 years as a reservist. Douglas had a strong love for public service that manifested itself through his work at the Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office.  He also enjoyed volunteering for various causes through his agency. He was a talented artist and used his creativity in the area of photography, drawing, woodwork and crafting knives. Douglas also enjoyed storm chasing, bonding with his buddy Trooper, and practicing jiu-jitsu with his wife Sarah whom he also enjoyed spending quality time with through simple activities such as watching television, talking together, or watching the storms roll in on the front porch.  Recently Douglas was enjoying time in prayer, studying through devotions and journaling. Douglas is survived by his loving wife, Sarah Marie Gibson of Noble, Oklahoma; parents, Rhoda Koch and Keith Koch of Hawthorne, Nevada;  brother, Vince Koch of Astoria, Oregon and sisters, Mary Ruth Koch and Maggie Koch of Hawthorne, Nevada, and Curstin Rutherford of Mary Esther, Florida. Douglas is preceded in death by his grandparents, Doyle and Ruth Brannon, grandfather John Gibson and his uncle, James Armstrong. Services will be held at Victory Family Church on Tuesday, September 17th at 2 pm. Victory Family Church 4343 N. Flood Ave Norman, OK 73069 Arranged and Directed By McMahan’s Funeral...
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Velma Ruth Calvert

Velma Ruth Calvert was born to Franklin Hale and Ethel Dearmore Simmons on March 20, 1932, in Tribbey, OK.  She departed this life at the Noble Health Care Center on September 4th, at the age of 87 years.  Ruth graduated from Noble High School.  In 1949, she and Roy Lee Calvert were united in marriage at McKiddyville, OK.             Ruth attended nursing school at St Anthony’s School of Nursing, graduating as an LPN in 1962.  She was employed with Morningside and Holiday Heights Nursing Homes in Norman for over 50 years. She and Roy had a strong faith in the Lord.  They loved Southern gospel music.  She enjoyed making her daughters clothes, making Barbie clothes, reading, crocheting, and watching game shows.  She was an avid Thunder and OU basketball fan.  She loved working in her yard, and continued to do so, even until the age of 86.              Those who preceded her in death include her parents, her husband Roy, and 2 brothers, Bob and Bill Simmons.  Ruth is survived by her son Kevin Calvert and wife Trisha, daughters, Lynn Jordan and husband Keith, Gail Hilty and husband Jim, and Dayla Hayes and husband Gary.  She also has 8 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, and many other relatives and friends that will miss her dearly. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make a donation to the Noble Public Schools Foundation for Academic Excellence.   VISITATION HOURS: 3:00pm-5:00pm Sunday, September 8th McMahans Funeral Home FUNERAL SERVICE: 10:00am Monday, September 9th McMahans Funeral Home INTERMENT: Noble IOOF Cemetery   Arranged and Directed By McMahans Funeral...
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