Susan Elizabeth Winkler

Susan Elizabeth Winkler, 49, Speech Pathologist for Noble Public Schools passed away on May 18 at her home. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, May 31, at the Life Church, 1500 E. Imhoff Rd., Norman, Ok.
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William (Bill) Roy Lovell

Bill Lovell was born to Joseph and Vernece (Dollar) Lovell on September 5, 1946, in Norman, Ok. He departed this life on May 14, 2018, at the age of 71 years. Bill grew up in Noble and graduated with the Noble High School Class of  1964. On February 10, 1966, he entered the U.S. Air Force. While in high school he met a girl from Norman. Her name was Carol Foss and the love of his life. They married while he was on leave on December 27, 1966, at the Noble Methodist Church. Their journey began as a career military family that traveled.  With 21 years and 7 months and 2 children later Bill received an Honorable Discharge as Master Sargeant on September 30, 1987, and the family returned home to Noble. In 1992 Bill became employed with Grissom’s Nursery. He was still employed with Grissom’s at the time of his death. Bill loved his family. He enjoyed the many camping trips and family reunions they took as a family. He was preceded in death by his parents. Those who survive him include his wife Carol of the home, son Mike Lovell and wife Diane of Norman, daughter Lori Lovell of Norman, brother Joe Lovell and wife Pam of Edmond, sisters; Mary Kersey of Norman, Martha Jett and husband Newell of Missouri and Pam Rosso and husband Jim of Texas, grandchildren; Chris, Taylor Christine, Taylor Michelle and Devon. FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 a.m. Thursday, May 17 at McMahans Funeral Chapel. Visitation: 4-7:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 16 INTERMENT with Military Honors at Noble IOOF Cemetery. Arranged and Directed By McMahans Funeral...
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Joey David Trautloff Gandesbery

Joey was born on September 4, 2007, in Norman, Ok.  He received his angel wings on May 5, 2018, at the age of 10 and off to heaven he flew. He is running, playing, swinging and jumping like never before. He left his mark on the ones he left here on earth. He taught everyone what love and kindness really mean. The twinkle in his eyes and the little grin on his face will never be forgotten. Joey was preceded in death by his great-grandfather David Dary. Joey is survived by his adoptive parents David and Cathy Gandesbery of Norman, parents; Violet Trautloff and Joey Peterson, brothers; Landon, Zachery and Bentley Trautloff, great-grandmother Carolyn Fue Dary, great-grandfather Robert Peterson, numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and other relatives and friends.   FUNERAL SERVICE: 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 10th                                        McMahans Funeral Chapel   INTERMENT: Fairview Maguire...
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Patricia Ann “Peach” Tolson

Peach Tolson was born to William Charles and Glenna Mae (Harris) Laird on February 3, 1951, at Shawnee, OK. She moved to Noble at a young age with her family and attended all (12) years at Noble Public Schools. She was an avid basketball player for Noble High. She graduated from Noble with the Class of (1969). She married Dennis Tolson (the love of her life) on May 6, 1969, in Norman, Ok. They made their home in Noble. They raised their (3) children, Doug, Stacie and Amie in Noble and as parents, they were a very big part of their children lives whether it pertained to academics, sports or 4-H, and FFA. They were Senior Class Parents for their children and she was an Honorary member of the Future Farmers of America Club. She coached the Optimist Girls basketball team from (1982-1985). Peach and Dennis held membership at the Slaughterville Baptist Church. She was a member of the Adult 3 Sunday School Class. She volunteered in the kitchen at church and helped provide meals for different occasions. She kept the pantry stocked. Peach’s philosophy in life consisted of (3) things: Family always came first, always watch how you spend your pennies and have a good time. She was preceded in death by her Parents. Those who survive her include Husband Dennis of the home, Son Doug Tolson and wife Pepper of Alex, Ok., Stacie Tolson of Purcell and Amie Whitehead and husband Larry of Noble, (2) Brothers; Wm. (Bill) Laird Jr. of Asher, Ok., and Mike Laird of Norman, (3) Sisters; Linda Fleming of Norman, Shiela Unsell of Norman and Missy Noey of Seminole, (3) Grandchildren; Paige Vernon and husband Dakota of Alex, Ok., Dustin Tolson of Alex, Ok. and Timothy Whitehead of Noble. SERVICE: 10:00am Saturday, May 5th Emmanuel Baptist Church, Purcell, Ok. VISITATION HOURS: 4:00pm-7:00pm Friday, May 4th McMahans Funeral Home INTERMENT: Noble IOOF Cemetery Arranged and Directed By McMahans Funeral...
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Darlene Vermell “Mell” Strunk

Darlene Vermell “Mell” Strunk passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 10, after a lengthy illness. Mell was born in Sardis, Oklahoma on April 14, 1934. She attended and graduated from Southeast High School in Oklahoma City. She retired from Shaklee Corp. with over 20 years of service. She and her husband, Paul, made their home in Norman. She is preceded in death by her parents Claud and Florence Ford, brothers, Earl and JW Ford and sister, Imogene Vogler. She is survived by her husband Paul Strunk of Norman, sister Colleen Oldham and husband Earl of Oklahoma City, son Tom Jobe and wife Karen of Noble, daughter Jana Jobe of Oklahoma City, grandson Kevin Jobe of San Antonio, Tx., granddaughter Stacy Lea and husband Jeremy,  great-grandson Dax Lea of Oklahoma City and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. She was loved by family and many friends and will be greatly missed by all who knew her. A memorial service for Mell will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday 13th at McMahans Funeral Chapel, 616 S. 8th St., Noble,...
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Carla Ann Brockhaus-Brown

Carla Ann Brockhaus Brown was born to Harold and Ruth (Morrison) Brockhaus on July 29, 1959, in Norman, Ok. She departed this life on April 9, 2018, at the age of 58 years at her daughter’s home, Teri Smith who was her caretaker. Carla graduated from Noble High School in 1979. She attended nursing school and graduated as an LPN.  Carla worked at many of the nursing homes in Norman and retired with 21 years of service. She enjoyed playing bingo, arts and crafts and camping and fishing with her family. She was preceded in death by her father Harold Brockhaus and a son Tyler. She is survived by 2 daughters; TJ (Teri) Smith and husband Marcus, and Angel Mills and husband Earnest, son Jimmy Moore and wife Misty, 2 brothers; Danny and Keith Brockhaus, 1 sister Karen Trammell, 12 grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.  Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, April 12, 2018, at the Noble IOOF Cemetery.   OFFICIATING: Rev. Greg Cleveland INTERMENT: Noble IOOF Cemetery...
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