Obituaries

In-page image(s)

Mark Myers

Body

Mark C Myers, a lifetime resident of El Reno, passed from this life on August 29, 2020, at the age of 69. Mark was born to parents Frank and Jonnie Myers on October 7, 1950, at the El Reno Sanitarium.

He graduated from El Reno High School in 1968, from ERJC in 1972, and attended Southwestern.

In-page image(s)

Jeannie Walbaum-Boren

Body

Graveside services for Jeannie (Mashaney) Walbaum-Boren will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2 in the Geary Cemetery with Pastor Travis Ewton officiating. Services are under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

Jeannie was born Dec. 24, 1928, to Walter and Mary Mashaney in Hobart, and went to be with her Lord and Savior on Aug. 27, 2020, in Russellville, Ark. Jeannie graduated from Hinton High in 1947. She worked as an accountant until her retirement.

In-page image(s)

Martha Hall

Body

Martha Raye (McMichael) Hall was born to Carroll and Florence McMichael on July 31, 1940, in Blackjack, Texas, and passed away Aug. 20, 2020, in Yukon.

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

Martha loved the Lord and enjoyed attending Highland Baptist Church. She loved being there with her church family and was blessed to have them in her life.

In-page image(s)

Lois Markle

Body

Graveside services for Lois Mae Markle of Oklahoma City will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2 in the Evergreen Cemetery in Minco.

Lois passed away Aug. 25, 2020, at the Sommerset Assisted Living Center in Oklahoma City. She was born Aug. 26, 1921, in Ralston. Lois was raised in the Ralston community and graduated from Ralston High School in 1939. She had operated Markle’s Grocery in Minco.

She is survived by her son, Steve Warren of Checotah; daughter, Sandra Walker of Moore; five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

 

In-page image(s)

Larry Johnson

Body

Graveside services for Larry Ray Johnson will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, in the Evergreen Cemetery in Minco.

Mr. Johnson passed away Aug. 7, 2020, at Integris Deaconess Medical Center in Oklahoma City. He was born Sept. 18, 1954, in Chickasha.

In 1984, Larry began his career at Tinker Air Force Base, where he was a member of the Junk Yard Dogs. He continued his employment at Tinker Air Force Base until retirement in 2015.

Willadean Woodworth

Body

Private family services for Willadean Woodworth of Minco were held under the direction of Huber-Reynolds Funeral Home.

Deanie passed away Aug. 24, 2020, at St. Katharine Drexel Retirement Center in El Reno. She was born May 15, 1934, in Chickasha, and graduated from Minco High School. Deanie assisted in running the Woodworth family business. She was a member of Minco First Baptist Church and served as president of the Oklahoma State Gideon Auxiliary.

In-page image(s)

Carl B. Elmenhorst

Body

Born September 24, 1924, in El Reno - Died August 24, 2020, in El Reno

Carl was the fifth of 12 children, with eight brothers and three sisters, born to Anton and Mary Irene (Kappus) Elmenhorst. Carl graduated from Sacred Heart High School in 1948 and later served in the Army at Fort Lewis, Wash., from 1951-1953.

During his enlistment he married Jerry Ann Olander on July 3, 1952, who predeceased him on Nov. 2, 1988. He married Darla Gleason Knott on Dec. 24, 1990, who predeceased him on Sept. 12, 1993.

In-page image(s)

Damon Monroe Colson

Body

Damon Monroe Colson passed away Aug. 15, 2020, at Integris Baptist Hospital in Oklahoma City. Damon was born to Buck and Alice Colson on May 20, 1960, in Oklahoma City.

Damon is survived by his wife, Teresa Colson; stepsons, Jason Stinehart and Brian Stinehart and stepdaughter, Crystal Stinehart; two grandsons and one granddaughter; sister, Sharon and husband, Warren Riggs of Purcell; brother, Donald and wife, Connie Colson of Oklahoma City; and several nieces and nephews.

His parents and sister, Denise Blaney, preceded him in death.

In-page image(s)

Carl Eugene Ashley

Body

Graveside services with military honors for Carl Eugene Ashley were held Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, in the El Reno Cemetery with Rev. Rick Duncan officiating. Services were under the direction of Huber-Benson Funeral Home.

Mr. Ashley died Aug. 18, 2020, at St. John’s Hospital in Tulsa. He was born March 2, 1937, in El Reno and lived here most of his life before moving to Tulsa in September 2013. 

Carl was a veteran serving in the U.S. Army and a lifetime member of American Legion Post 34. He was a carpenter and a member of the Yukon Freewill Baptist Church.