Obituaries

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David Jackson Cook

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David Jackson Cook, age 84, of Oklahoma City, went home to his Heavenly Father on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, in Oklahoma City. He was born Sept. 30, 1935, in Wickes, Ark., to Charlie Gerry Cook and Viola Evangeline Hicks.   

When David was 17 he joined the U.S. Air Force and after his service worked hard to graduate from college with a B.S. in Accounting and Economics. On July 22, 1960, he married Olga Darlene Frachiseur in El Reno. They raised six children together -- three daughters, Darla, Diana and Debbie, and three sons, Darrel, Darren and Donny. 

Kelly Curtis

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Funeral services for Kelly Curtis will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Wilson Funeral Home Chapel, with burial following in the El Reno Cemetery.

A come-and-go viewing will be held Monday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. 

 

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Jimmie Jack Smith

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Funeral services for Jimmie Jack Smith were held Saturday, July 25, 2020, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Okarche with Rev. Cory Stanley officiating. Burial was in the Geary Cemetery. Services were entrusted to Turner Funeral Home, Hinton.

Mr. Smith passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2020, at his home east of Geary at the age of 67. He was born Jan. 16, 1953, to Jack Wade and Jimmie Miller Smith in Watonga.

Jimmie Jack graduated from Deer Creek High School.

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Clifford Hall

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Clifford Wayne Hall was born Feb. 20, 1940, to Guy and Pearl (Ingram) Hall in Lookeba, and went to be with the Lord on July 23, 2020, in Oklahoma City.

Wayne graduated from Galena Park High School in 1958. On March 20, 1959, he married the love of his life, Martha McMichael, and together they had two children.

He worked 34 years for Anchor Glass as a machine operator.

Wayne loved the Lord and enjoyed attending church at Highland Baptist Church. He loved his church family very much and was blessed to have them in his life.

Roy Vincent

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Memorial services for Roy Vincent will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Bible Baptist Church with Adam Pearson officiating. Burial will be in the El Reno Cemetery under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Mr. Vincent passed away July 20, 2020, in Arkansas. He was born Sept. 27, 1946, in Tulare, Calif.

He was a Vietnam veteran and member of the American Legion. Roy was a furniture builder and remodeled houses.

Nelda Pearce

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Graveside services for Nelda Pearce will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 29 in the El Reno Cemetery with Pastor Ray Idell officiating.

Services are under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home. 

 

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Martha Jane Mulanax

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Martha Jane Mulanax passed away July 13, 2020, in El Reno at the age of 94.

Martha was born in Chickasha on April 29, 1926, to Floyd and Grace (Smith) Mulanax. As a teenager, her family moved to El Reno where she attended and then graduated from El Reno High School in 1944.

Afterwards, she returned to Chickasha where she attended the Oklahoma College for Women and became a member of Pi Gamma Mu Honor Society. She graduated with a B.A. in Education degree in 1950.

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Louis Holtorff

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Louis “Lou” John Ernest Holtorff left his home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 21, 2020.

Lou was born Feb. 18, 1936, in Elmhurst, Ill., to Ernest Louis Holtorff and Lydia Wilhelmina Brockmann Holtorff. At age 4, when his mother died, Lou stayed with Opa and Oma Holtorff, and visiting their summer house in Mercer, Wis., became a very special memory.

About age 6, Lou, his dad and new stepmother, Louise Bolt Holtorff, moved to a farm in Warsaw, Ind. Louise and her family were a great blessing in Lou’s life.

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Clarence Webster Jr.

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Graveside services for Clarence Marvin Webster Jr. were held Friday in the Concho Cemetery with Rev. Waylan Upchego officiating. Services were under the direction of Huber-Benson Funeral Home.

Mr. Webster died July 19, 2020, at Integris Baptist Medical Center in Oklahoma City. He was born July 5, 1954, in Lawton. He was a longtime resident of El Reno before moving to Elk City and later to Oklahoma City. He served in the U.S. Army and was a Black Kettle firefighter. 

David Cook

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Graveside services for David Cook will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in the El Reno Cemetery. Viewing  will be held Sunday, July 26 from 1 to 6 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home.