Sulphur Times-Democrat

Services for Reta Mae Oxley, 77, Mannsville, were held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, July 24, 2015, at the Watts Memorial Chapel, Madill with Frank Duncan officiating. Interment was held at Mill Creek Cemetery in Mill Creek, under the direction of Watts Funeral Home, Madill. Condolences may be sent to wattsfuneralhome.com. Reta was born on June 2, 1938 in Elmore City to the late Alvis Travis and Gutherie Belle Hook Travis. She passed away Monday, July 20, 2015 at Mercy Hospital in Ardmore. Reta was raised in Elmore City and later lived in Duke and Davidson, Oklahoma. She married Ulus Jay Oxley on May 18, 1954 in Altus. The couple traveled all over the U.S. and lived in Johnston and Murray County before moving to Mannsville where she has lived the past 15 years. Reta was affiliated with the Baptist and Pentecostal faith. She enjoyed her computer, sewing, bowling, gardening, crocheting and loved her family. Reta was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, Virginia Rogers and Vivian Vosburgh and one brother, A. J. Travis. She is survived by husband, Ulus Jay Oxley, Mannsville; children, Carol Macy, Mannsville, Donna Olive, Mill Creek and Pamela Short, Mannsville; grandchildren, Michael Dove and wife, Christi, Stephanie Cooper and husband, Corey, Russell Allen and wife, Terra, Chris Allen and family, Melissia Coop and Kim McLean Williams; great grandchildren, Brandon Cooper and wife, Britany, Jeffery Pruitt and spouse, Ryan, Tristen Dove, Michelle Dove, Jaycee McLean, Colby McLean, Grayson Allen, Tucker Allen, Brenden Allen, Brycen Allen; great-great grandchildren, Landon Cooper, Laynie Cooper and Markis Dove. Casket bearers were James Collins, Glen Clary, Jessie Oxley, Clovis Drawbaugh, Brad Eldred and Andy Ozley. Honorary bearers were Brandon Cooper and Jeffery Pruitt.  

Services for Nell Marie Richardson, 94, Mill Creek, were held Monday, July 27, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. in the Crossway First Baptist Church Chapel officiated by Rev. Bill Leveridge. Burial was held at Rose Hill Burial Park under the direction of DeArman Funeral Home. Born June 5, 1921 in Wister, Oklahoma to John and Gertie (Branscum) McAlester, she passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2015 in Mill Creek. She married Jewel P. Richardson in Oklahoma City on August 11, 1936. He preceded her in death on January 21, 1994. She grew up in Wister, where she graduated high school. After her marriage, she lived in Oklahoma City where she worked as a secretary and beautician. She recently moved to Sulphur and attended Crossway Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, four sisters two grandsons, Jeffrey Richardson and Richard Stough. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Kay and Paul Chaffin of Mill Creek; son and daughter-in-law, Ronald and Jean Richardson of Sulphur; grandchildren, Michael Richardson and wife, Patricia, Brad Frazier and Stephen Chaffin; great grandchildren, Jessica Richardson and Lainey Harvick and husband, Joseph; greatgreat grandson, Sammy Harvick; and brother and sister-in-law, Clyde McAlester and Betty of Wister. Pallbearers were Michael Richardson, Brad Frazier, Stephen Chaffin, and Joseph Harvick. Online condolences my be sent to www.dearmanfuneralhome.com.

Services for Charles Wayne Amos, 60, Stratford, were held at 3:00 p.m. Monday, July 27, at DeArman’s Funeral Chapel officiated by Rev. Bill Jones. Wake Services were held at 6:00 p.m. Sunday, July 26 at the Amos Home, 104 Jayne Street in Stratford. Charles was born June 8, 1955 in Lawton. He passed away Thursday, July 23 in Oklahoma City. He married Terri Lynn (Lewis) Amos in Sulphur on June 28, 1975. She preceded him in death March 25, 2005. He grew up in Wynnewood and graduated from Wynnewood High School. He attended Okmulgee Tech for auto mechanics class He had lived in Stratford the past 30 years and was a police officer in Konowa. He was preceded in death by his mother, Ruth Amos. Charles is survived by his daughters, Stella Amos, Oklahoma City and Shakeya Amos, Stratford; son, Charles Amos, Jr and wife, Kelly, Davis and six grandchildren. Pallbearers were Chris Smith, Jr. Dorman, Randy Dorman, Kenneth Warrior, Paul Sanders, and Charles Amos, Jr. Online condolences may be sent to www.dearmanfuneralhome.com

Services for Shirley W. Thompson, Sulphur, will be held Thursday, July 30 at 11:00 a.m. at the Sulphur United Methodist Church. Shirley died Monday, July 27, 2015 in Oklahoma City, at the age of 91 years, seven months and 12 days. She is survived by a daughter, Vickie Scaggs of Sulphur. A full obituary will follow in next week’s Sulphur Times-Democrat. Arrangements are under the direction of DeArman’s Funeral Home in Sulphur. Online condolences may be sent to www.dearmanfuneralhome.