Sulphur Times-Democrat

Graveside services for Mary Alice McDaniel, 75, Sulphur, were held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, Aug. 28, at Oaklawn Cemetery officiated by Rev. Willard McCartney, Jr. Interment was at Oaklawn Cemetery under the direction of DeArman Funeral Home of Sulphur. Born October 25, 1939 in Sulphur to Grover L. and Minnie Lee (Worley) Reagan, she passed away Tuesday, Aug. 25in Ardmore. She married to Otto McDaniel in Sulphur on October 28, 1974. He preceded her in death on March 31, 1984. She had lived in the Sulphur area all of her life, graduating from Sulphur High School. Mary had worked at Sulphur Veterans Center and later at Bill and Loyd’s Hardware before retiring. She attended Central Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Otis and Earl Regan and one sister, Dorothy McCann. She is survived by her sisters and brother-in-law, JoAnn Brown and Ken, Sulphur and Juanita Worley, Sulphur; and brother and sisterin- law, DeWayne “Buddy” Reagan and Rhonda, Sulphur. Online condolences may be sent to

Memorial services for Jason Anderson, 43 will be held at First Pentecostal Holiness Church Saturday, August 29 at 2:00 p.m. Jason was born December 21, 1971 in Ardmore, Oklahoma to Rocky Anderson and Joyce Anderson  Hudson and passed away on August 22 in Purcell at his home. Jason grew up in Sulphur where he attended Sulphur high school. He enjoyed studying the bible, attending church at Calvary Baptist and was a Christian; Jason enjoyed art, drawing, music and electronics. Jason enjoyed spending his spare time with his family and friends. He worked in hotel management for ten years and was planning to attend classes in management. Jason was proceeded in death by one brother, Donald Bruster and survived by his mother Joyce Hudson of Sulphur, Brother Matt Frost and wife Kassie of Sulphur, brother Tracy Sanders and wife Jennifer of Roff, sister Kathy Bruster of Roff, sister Leanne Blocker and husband Cody of Sulphur, nieces and nephews Caden Frost, Hadley Frost, Shandalyn Bruster, Stacey Blocker and Blake Blocker and many good friends from Purcell and Ardmore.

L.W. “ Junior “ Williams, 71, longtime Saint Louis, Oklahoma resident, died Tuesday, August 4, 2015 in Tecumseh. Junior was born January 6, 1944 in Davis to Luther William and Ethel Cordelia “Delia” (Frost) Williams. Junior was raised in Dougherty and attended Sulphur High School and graduated from there in 1962. Junior had worked for Guinn Oil Company for many years before he started JCTJ Energy, L.L.C. Oil Company, which will be continued by his family. Junior was part of the Trinity Baptist Church Family in Maud. Junior enjoyed fishing in the Washita River. He loved to watch Jayse play baseball, and enjoyed family holiday gatherings at his house. Junior also served his country, by serving in the Army National Guard. Junior married Connie (Ray) Williams on September 21, 1967 in Shawnee. He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Connie Williams of the home in Saint Louis; his daughter, Theresa Beverage and her husband Greg of Saint Louis; his grandson, Jayse Beverage of Saint Louis; three brothers, Sam Williams, Don Tyson and George Newby and three sisters, Mary Jensen, Della Gates and Susie Loehman. He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters Edith Dehring, Ruby Pinkston, Ona Elkins and his brother, Jerry Williams. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, Aug., 7, at the Trinity Baptist Church in Maudwith Butch Bradley officiating. Burial followed at Collins Cemetery in Saint Louis. Visitation. Casket bearers were Greg Beverage, Jayse Beverage, Britt Waltman, Michael Martin, Jason Melot, David Smith and Robert Lowden. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Knight-Swearingen Funeral Home in Maud. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in care of: Trinity Baptist Church in Maud, OK., or to The PKU Foundation, Attn: David Pearson, 7033 Wabash Circle, Dallas,

Eva Laura Scott, age 98, passed away on Wednesday, August 26, 2015, in Sulphur. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, in The Chapel at Griffin~Hillcrest with Pastor Donny Custer officiating with interment to follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park, Ardmore. Eva was born on January 24, 1917, to Walter Davis Chilcoat and Hattie (Duckworth) Chilcoat at Wewoka. A 1934 graduate of Sulphur High School, Eva excelled at academics. She married M.E. “Ed” Scott on October 13, 1938, in Madill. The couple lived in Sulphur for a short time and later moved to Oklahoma City. Ed enlisted in the U.S. Navy and was stationed in New York City. He worked in the naval yard and she took buses and trains by herself to be with him. 
Eva took a position in the shipyards as a “Rosie the Riveter” to help the war effort. When Ed received his honorable discharge in 1945, the couple moved to Ardmore and Eva became the manager for Saybrook Fabric until her retirement. The couple became members of Emmanuel Baptist Church where she expressed her love for the Lord, always striving to make the church look beautiful with her decorations. In October of 2007, she moved to the Village Lodge and she embraced it as her home. As a warm and engaging person, she enjoyed the company of the other residents, always looking for the next life to touch in her positive and encouraging fashion. In her personal time, Eva was creative and was always working with her hands. She was an avid seamstress and made jewelry and floral centerpieces. Eva was known for her uplifting hand-written notes to family and friends and kind wisdoms that she would bestow. She even published her personal life story at the age of 90. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three brothers and two sisters. Eva is survived by her daughter Judy Hobbs and husband, Larry, of Sulphur; three grandsons, Ryan Hobbs and wife, Jill, of Ardmore, Russell Hobbs and wife, Randi, of Sulphur, and Rodney Hobbs and wife, Laura, of Midlothian, Texas; 10 great-grandchildren, Deryn, Hadyn, Hudson, Harper, Avery, Karsyn, Huntley, Hannah, Caleb, and Eva; one sister, LaVernne Nichols of Sulphur and many beloved nieces, nephews, and friends. Those serving as pallbearers will be Gary Scott, Larry Scott, Ralph Scott, Mike Wilson, Scott Landgraf, and James Wilson. Condolences may be left at

Funeral services for Virginia Lee (Whiten) Hill, 73, Sulphur, were held 11:00 a.m., Monday, Aug. 31, at the Midway Hill Baptist Church with Pastor Willard McCartney, Jr. officiating. Interment followed at the Drake Cemetery under the direction of Hale’s Funeral Home of Sulphur. Virginia was born December 24, 1941 in Sulphur, to the late O.B. and Leota (Sharp) Whiten. She died Thursday, Aug. 27, in Oklahoma City. Virginia and Howard L. Hill were married on July 23, 1966 in Durant. Virginia grew up in Sulphur, where she graduated from Sulphur High School in 1959. She worked over 10 years as a beautician prior to working as a hostess at the Artesian Hotel. Virginia was very much a people person, never meeting a stranger. She was always known as one who would “light up a room” with just her mere presence. Virginia was a very crafting person, decorating her home for every season and holiday. She was an avid Miami Dolphins fan and enjoyed Saturday morning garages sales. Family was very important to her. She enjoyed spending time with them, especially her grandchildren. In earlier years, Virginia loved to dance. Survivors include her husband, Howard; two sons, Randy Dilbeck and wife Cindy, Shawnee and Todd Dilbeck and wife Bobbie, Choctaw; two daughters, Vicki Geyer and husband Jody, Butner and Becky Burger and Jerry, Dougherty; 11 grandchildren; nine greatgrandchildren; one brother, Mark Clark and wife Pam, Yukon; several nieces and nephews and numerous cousins. Virginia was preceded in death by her parents; step-parents, C.C. and Della Clark and a sister, Toby Ann Noland. Serving as pallbearers were Jeremy Borromeo, Houston Dilbeck, Buster Wright, Jody Geyer, Derek Whiten, Russell Lindsey and Hunter Burger. On line condolences may be offered at