The Duncan Banner


October 10, 2013

Billie Louise Caughey

June 10, 1929 — Oct. 7, 2013

MARLOW — Billie Louise Caughey, 84, passed away Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, in Marlow.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at the First Church of the Nazarene in Marlow with Rev. Lynn Parkhurst and Rev. Al Ball officiating. Burial will be in the Marlow Cemetery under the direction of Callaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral Home in Marlow.

Billie was born Monday, June 10, 1929, in Madill to Claude and Joyce Mae (Smith) Pearce. Billie graduated from Durant High School. On June 29, 1946, she married James Walter Caughey in Durant. He preceded her in death on Oct. 10, 1987.

Billie lived in many places while her husband worked in the oilfield. She later made her home in Mustang before moving to Marlow in 1998. Billie was very active in her church activities and loved helping others. She enjoyed reading, watching old movies, china painting and being a loving mother and grandmother. Billie was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Marlow.

Survivors include two daughters, Brenda Ross and husband Daniel of Marlow, Linda Crouch and husband Maxie of Lawton, nine grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren, sister, Wanda Harton of Big Springs, Texas, several nieces and nephews and sister-in-law, Darlene Pearce of Manderson, Wyo.

Billie was also preceded in death by her parents, three sisters and four brothers.

Pallbearers will be Bob Hill, Jay Hill, Phil Baughn, Darrell Thomas, Larry Davidson, Lonnie Johnson. Honorary pallbearers will be Daniel Ross, Maxie Crouch, Jonathan Ross, Justin Ross, Lynn Bullock, Angel Chiri, Jimmy Horton, Chester Pearce.

Online condolences may be made to

Text Only
  • 4-16 Obit John Kaiser.jpeg John Henry Kaiser

    John Henry Kaiser, 86, passed away on Monday, April 14, 2014 at Country Club Care Nursing Home in Duncan, Oklahoma.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-16 Obit John Humphrey.jpg John Leonard Humphrey

    John Leonard Humphrey, 81, of Norman passed away peacefully with family surrounding him on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Norman.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-16 Obit Pearl Downey.jpg Pearl Dean Thomas Downey

    Pearl Dean Thomas Downey, 81, of Duncan, passed away Monday, April 14, 2014, at her home in Duncan.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-16 Obit Jackie Bohannon.jpg Jacqueline Ann Bohannon

    A come and go “Celebration of Life” will be held for Jacqueline Ann Bohannon, 77, of Duncan, from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at the Southern Oaks Church of Christ in Chickasha.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • James Franklin Griffin

    James Franklin Griffin was born May 17, 1931, in Claypool, to Elbert and Lois Simons Griffin. He was born and lived almost his entire life in Claypool. He attended Cameron college before being drafted in the Army. He served his country for two years in Korea.

    April 15, 2014

  • 4-15 Gary Housman.jpg Gary Housman

    Nov. 23, 1946-April 12, 2014

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-15 Opal Baum OBIT.jpg Opal Peters Baum

    Dec. 22, 1917-April 11, 2014

    April 15, 2014 2 Photos

  • Beverly Jean Ward

    Beverly Jean Ward, 54, passed away Friday, April 11, 2014 in Oklahoma City.

    April 15, 2014

  • John Henry Kaiser

    John Henry Kaiser, 86, passed away on Monday, April 14, 2014 at Country Club Care Nursing Home in Duncan.

    April 15, 2014

  • Jerry Leon Henderson

    Jerry Leon Henderson passed from this life Sunday, April 13, 2014 in Duncan Regional Hospital at the age of 76.

    April 15, 2014


Who do you favor for the U.S. Senate seat that Tom Coburn is giving up?

State Rep. T.W. Shannon, R-Lawton
U.S. Rep. James Lankford, R-Edmond
State Sen. Connie Johnson, D-Oklahoma City
Former State Sen. Randy Brogdon, R-Owasso
     View Results
AP Video