Feb. 20, 1933 — Jan. 16, 2011
Walter Douglas Welch, 77, of Duncan, passed away Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011, at his home.
Funeral services were Tuesday, at Carter-Smart Funeral Home, with the Rev. Don Chaffin officiating.
Walter was born to Bill and Zolah Stroud Welch on Feb. 20, 1933, in Tahlequah. He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Air Force. He graduated from Oklahoma Baptist University in 1960, and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Marlow.
Walter served as pastor of Southern Baptist churches in Oklahoma and Tennessee, including the First Baptist Churches of Healdton and Waurika. Later in life, he was a professional sales representative, then constructed and operated the Kwik Lube in Duncan.
He enjoyed morning visits to Wal-Mart and a very special relationship with his friends at Duncan Opticians. Walter loved dogs and horses, always enjoying the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show and the Triple Crown.
Walter married Patty Everett on June 16, 1956, in Oklahoma City.
He is survived by his wife, Patty of the home; sons: Doug Welch of Duncan and Steve Welch of Tulsa; a brother, Dwayne Welch of Moore; a grandson, Stephen Welch; and a great-grandson, Montana Welch.
Walter was preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Zolah Welch, and a sister Connie Fisk.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, MDA or Chisholm Trail Hospice.
Feb. 20, 1933 — Jan. 16, 2011
Carlis Eugene Maxwell
Carlis Eugene Maxwell, formerly of Velma, passed away Oct. 31, 2013, in Oxnard, Calif.
Memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 24 at the Katie Cemetery in Katie.
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M.L. ‘Monk’ Johnson
M.L. “Monk” Johnson, of Duncan, passed from this life Sunday April 20, 2014, in Marlow, after a lengthy illness. He was 75 years old.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at the Don Grantham Funeral Home Chapel with Jean Patterson officiating. Interment will follow at Marlow Cemetery.
Thelma White Minton
Funeral Services for Thelma White Minton, 96, of Duncan, will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 25 at Don Grantham Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Green Hill Cemetery in Lindsay. Mrs. Minton passed away Monday evening, April 21, 2014, at a local nursing home
Donald Bruce Ridley
Donald Bruce Ridley, 76, passed away Monday, April 21, 2014, in Oklahoma City.
Service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, April 25, at the Glory Bound Church, with the Rev. David Woods and the Rev. Jerry Couch officiating. Burial will be in the Marlow Cemetery under direction of Callaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral Home in Marlow.
Marvin Franklin Morris
Marvin Franklin Morris, 56, of Marlow, passed away Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home.
Graveside funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, April 24, at the Duncan Cemetery, with the Rev. Dean Hall officiating. Arrangements are under direction of Carter-Smart Funeral Home.
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