Obituaries

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Michael Randall

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Michael (Mike) Laurance Randall, 63, died Friday, Sept. 25, 2020. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, son, brother and friend to many.

Mike was born to Laurance and Deloris Randall of Okarche on June 11, 1957. He was the oldest of six children. He married the love of his life, Teri Lorrain Stoner in April of 1978, together raising four sons.

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Jerry Dale Overholser

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Graveside service for Jerry Dale Overholser will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, at the Canadian Valley Cemetery in Calumet. Viewing will be held on Wednesday at Wilson Funeral Home from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Jerry was born Dec. 9, 1943, in El Reno to Jerome and Orva Overholser. The world lost a wonderful father and grandfather but heaven gained an angel when Jerry passed away on Sept. 25, 2020, at the age of 76.

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Joshua John Myers

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Memorial services for Joshua John Myers of El Reno were held Saturday, Sept. 26 at Faith Family Church with Pastor Samantha Roach officiating. Services were under the direction of Alternative Cremation and Funeral Services.

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David Adachi

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Funeral services for David Keith Adachi were held Monday in the Benson Memorial Chapel with Rev. Gerald Panana officiating. Burial followed in the Concho Cemetery under the direction of Huber-Benson Funeral Home. 

David died Sept. 23, 2020, at Ascension Via Christi St. Francis in Wichita, Kan. He was born Jan. 16, 1992, in El Reno.

Raised in El Reno, he moved to Wichita in 2006.

He was a carpenter and brick mason, graduating from the Job Corps, and was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. 

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Pearline Anderson

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Services for Pearline Anderson will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 26 in the Benson Memorial Chapel with Rev. Willie Brown officiating. Burial will be in the El Reno Cemetery under the direction of Huber-Benson Funeral Home.

Pearline was born Oct. 1, 1938, in Mississippi and died Sept. 21, 2020, at her home in El Reno.

She was a chef working at the Park Suite Hotel and J & K Restaurant and was a member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church.

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Joe ‘Nick’ Ramirez Jr. 

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Rosary for Joe “Nick” Ramirez and his wife, Emily, was held Thursday, Sept. 24 in the Benson Memorial Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial was held Friday, Sept. 25 at Sacred Heart Church with Rev. Lance Warren and Deacon Lloyd Menz officiating.

Burial followed in the El Reno Cemetery under the direction of Huber-Benson Funeral Home. 

Nick died Sept. 21, 2020, at St. Anthony Hospital in Oklahoma City. He was born Dec. 6, 1935, in El Reno, one of eight children of Jose Ramirez and Feliciana Ramirez.

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Suellen Varnell Siebert

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Suellen Varnell Siebert, 74, passed away on September 15, 2020 in her home in Austin, Texas, with her daughters Amy and Evelyn by her side.

Suellen was born in El Reno, Oklahoma on October 16, 1945 to Elsie Ann (Womack) and Charles Edward Varnell.

She graduated from El Reno High School and later from the University of Oklahoma and worked as a registered nurse, with many years at VA hospitals in Oklahoma City and San Antonio and five years in the US Air Force.

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Jacqueline Dawn Moshier

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On Friday, Sept. 4, 2020, Jacqueline Dawn Moshier of Las Vegas, Nev., lost her courageous and long-fought battle with cancer at the age of 59. Dawn was born Jan. 24, 1961, in Chillicothe, Ohio.

Dawn will forever be remembered for her love of God and Jesus her Savior. She would bow her head in prayer anytime, anywhere, asking God to “guard and guide” us in any life event we were facing.

She taught us about God’s grace, and second chances. She would say, “Life is not three strikes you’re out, if you never give up.”

She said, “In prayer you will find the answer.”

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Emily Ramirez

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Rosary for Emily Ann Ramirez will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21 at the Benson Memorial Chapel.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22 at Sacred Heart Church with Rev. Lance Warren and Deacon Lloyd Menz officiating.

A private burial will follow in the El Reno Cemetery under the direction of Huber-Benson Funeral Home.   

Emily was born in Kingfisher on Jan. 4, 1938, one of five children and the only daughter of Fred Henry and Dulcie (Whitebird) Bushyhead.

She died Sept. 15, 2020, at Norman Regional Healthplex.     

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Irene Reeder

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Irene Reeder, born Nov. 28, 1926, in Pauls Valley, passed away Sept. 13, 2020, at River Oaks Nursing Home in El Reno.

Irene was preceded in death by her husband, Glen Reeder.

She is survived by her sister, Yvonne (Micki) McGraw and husband, Tom of El Reno; brother, Howard Cryer and wife, Beulah of Tulsa; nieces and nephews, Kathi Scott and Kim Delgrasso, Gary Cryer and Teresa Melton, Peggy Everett and Bill and Jerry Allen; and numerous great-nieces and nephews.