Sulphur Times-Democrat

Services for Sadie Rean (Payne) Williams, 90, will be held 11:00 a.m., Thursday, May 21, at the Ravia Church of God. Interment will follow at the Ravia Cemetery under the direction of Hale’s Funeral Home. Sadie was born October 2, 1924 in Tishomingo to the late William Edward and Clemmie Daisy (Underwood) Payne. She died Monday, May 18, in Mustang. Sadie and Clay William “CW” Williams were married on March 8, 1947 in Reno, Nev. He preceded her in death on June 10, 2005. Others preceding her in death were one son, Eddie Lee Williams; daughter, Donna Jean Mills; daughter-in-law, Paula Williams; brother, Bill Payne and three sisters, Geraldine Hornburger, Clemmie “Chick” Gilliam and Alyne Gilbert. Sadie grew up in the Tishomingo/Ravia area. After she and CW married, they made their home in the Sulphur/Davis area. Throughout CW’s oilfield career they resided in Kermit, Texas, prior to returning to Oklahoma in 1965. Sadie was a stay at home mother, caring for her children. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, quilting and cooking. Sadie loved to read her bible and was a faithful supporter of the Billy Graham Ministries. She also enjoyed basketball, often reminiscing of times playing in school. Sadie loved her family greatly and cherished being with them. Survivors include daughter, Yvonna Farrell and David, Norman; four sons, Mike Williams and Marilyn, Sulphur, Tommy Williams and wife Marilyn of Mustang, Benny Williams, Davis and Lynn Williams and wife Vickie of Hinton; daughter-in-law, Donna Williams, Weatherford; son-in-law, Tommy Mills, Decatur, Ark., and 22 grandchildren, 50 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. On line condolences may be offered at

Graveside services for Oneta V. “Dot” Patrick, Dougherty, were held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, May 15 at the Dougherty Cemetery officiated by Rev. Willard McCartney, Jr. Burial followed under the direction of DeArman Funeral Home. Oneta was born July 20, 1923 in Dougherty to Arthur and Dora (Hays) Elkins. She passed away Tuesday, May 12 in Dougherty, at the age of 91 years, nine months and 22 days. Dot had lived in the Dougherty area all her life, graduating from Dougherty High School. She attended East Central in Ada where she obtained her Bachelors Degree in Education and then she obtained her Masters Degree from West Texas State. She taught school for many years, mostly at Cameron Elementary School in Sulphur. After her retirement, Dot enjoyed working at Goddard Youth Camp where she made many good friends. Dot also served many years as town treasurer for the town of Dougherty and was a member of Dougherty Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Edwin “Eddie” Patrick; two sisters and one brother. She is survived by one son, Terry Patrick, Dougherty; brother and sister-in-law, Danny and Arlinda Elkins; one granddaughter and her husband, Tara and Tyson Woodell and one great-grandchild, Kolby Woodell Online condolences may be sent to