Sept. 16, 1916 — Oct. 13, 2012
Former Duncan resident Ruby Lee Chambers, 96, passed away Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, in Boyd, Texas.
Graveside services will be 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, in Duncan Cemetery with the Rev. Randy Southerland officiating, under direction of Don Grantham Funeral Home.
Family will receive friends from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Ruby was born Sept. 16, 1916, in Paris, Texas, the daughter of Blake C. and Margaret E. Taylor Freeland. She married George M. Chambers on May 6, 1939, in Frederick. He preceded her in death March 31, 1993.
She worked as a Department Manager in the Children’s Department at Montgomery Wards in Duncan before her retirement and was a member of New Hope Baptist Church West.
She is survived by three daughters: Treva J. Roglin and husband Robert of Boyd, Texas, Leta Kay Landrum and husband Daniel of Arlington, Texas, Janet Karlas Fields and husband Larry of Okmulgee; a brother, Kenneth W. Chambers and wife Mary of Denton, Texas; a sister, Wilma J. Wagner of Vernon, Texas; nine grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren.
Ruby was preceded in death by her parents, Blake and Margaret; her husband, George; four brothers and two sisters.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the New Hope Baptist Church West at 200 S. 42nd St. Duncan, OK 73533.
Online condolences may be made at www.granthamfuneralhomes.com.
Sept. 16, 1916 — Oct. 13, 2012
Melva Sue Blake
Melva Sue Blake, of Comanche, peacefully passed away Sunday afternoon, June 16, 2013, at Fort Worth, Texas. She was 71 years old.
Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 20, at the Comanche Funeral Home Chapel, with Bro. Dow Pannell officiating. Interment will follow at Fairlawn Cemetery, under direction of Comanche Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday and from a.m. to service time Thursday.
Jerry Lynn Pruitt
Jerry Lynn Pruitt, resident of Kenai, Alaska, son of Jimmie H. and Betty Pruitt, was born Aug. 27, 1956, in Sinton, Texas. He died Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at his parents’ ranch, east of Duncan.
Troy Glenn Wilson
Troy Glenn Wilson passed away June 16, 2013, in the VA hospital, at the age of 62.
Troy was born May 10, 1951, in Duncan, to Troy E. and Jeanette Rose Fowler Wilson. Troy has lived in Edmond, for the last nine years. He was a Navy Veteran and a hydraulic mechanic working on commercial equipment. Troy loved his family and fishing.
Homer Gene Brown
Homer Gene Brown was born July 21, 1934, in Jefferson County to Weldon and Claudia Phelps Brown. He passed away on June 15, 2013, in Wichita Falls, Texas, at the age of 78.
He was a 1952 graduate of Waurika High School. He and Charlene Snider married May 31, 1952, in Waurika.
Floyd Doil Park
Floyd Doil Park, 89, passed from this life June 17, 2013, in Nocona, Texas.
John Preston Gatewood
John Preston Gatewood, 58, passed away on Friday, June 7, 2013 in Duncan.
A memorial service is planned for a later date.
Preston was born March 18, 1955, in Tulia, Texas to John and LaQueta (Smith) Gatewood.
Raymond Leon “DeDa” Richie
Raymond Leon “DeDa” Richie, 65, of Duncan passed away Saturday, June 15, 2013, at Duncan Regional Hospital.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 19 at Chisholm Trail Church of Christ with Dr. Steve Gregg officiating. Burial will follow at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Fairlawn Cemetery in Chickasha under the direction of Don Grantham Funeral Home.
Gary Lynn Bratcher
Rush Springs: Gary Lynn Bratcher, 59, of Rush Springs passed away Monday, June 17, 2013, in Duncan.
Raymond Leon Richie
Raymond Leon Richie, 65, of Duncan passed away Saturday, June 15, 2013, in Duncan.
Boyd Kenneth Lester
Boyd Kenneth Lester of Rush Springs died Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at his home.
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