CHANDLER, Ariz. —
Jan. 3, 1944 — Feb. 2011
Susan Bourland Rasmussen was born in Duncan on Jan. 3, 1944 in the Lindley Hospital to Mary Kate and George W. Bourland. She attended Duncan Public Schools and after graduation attended the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond, and Northwestern State College in Alva.
She worked for Continental Airlines in Los Angeles, Cali., before moving to Dallas where she was employed by American Airlines until retiring in 2001. In retirement she became a real estate agent for Lou Hillman Realtors in Grapevine, Texas.
For the past two years she was living in Chandler, Ariz. where she was being treated at Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona for the cancer that she fought so valiantly.
Susan was an award winning photographer and artist. Her photograph “The Piano” was featured on the cover of an American Airlines publication.
Susan was predeceased by her son, Lance Bourland Rasmussen, her father, George W. Bourland, and her beloved cats.
She is survived by her mother, Mary Kate Bourland and her sister, Georgia Bourland Wells, both of Chandler, her nieces, Mary Shannon Wells (Everett and Alden England) of Flagstaff, Ariz., and Meredith Wells Smith, her husband Dr. Matthew Smith (Jackson and Wyatt Smith) of Tempe, Ariz.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, Feb. 22, at Dayspring United Methodist Church in Tempe.
The family will be at 4812 W. Joshua Blvd., Chandler, AZ. 85226.
Memorials may be made to the Stephens County Humane Society.
CHANDLER, Ariz. —
Jan. 3, 1944 — Feb. 2011
Ernest Alexander, 87, of Duncan, died Tuesday, March 4, 2014, in the Sterling House in Duncan.
Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, March 8, at Don Grantham Funeral Home Chapel with pastor Dean Hall officiating. Interment will follow at Duncan Cemetery.
Jerry Louise (Collins) Turner
Funeral Services for Mrs. Jerry Louise (Collins) Turner, 76, of Ringling are scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, March 8, 2014, at the Church of God in Divine Order of Ringling with Rev. Ellen Abshire and Rev. Virgil Ridenour officiating. Interment will follow at 2 p.m. at the Powell Cemetery in Marshall County. Services are under the direction and care of Alexander Funeral Home of Ringling.
Charles Ronald Jones
Charles (Charlie) Ronald Jones, of Lindsay, died Tuesday, February 4, 2014, surrounded by his loving family.
Funeral services for Mr. Jones are set for 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 8, 2014, at Erin Springs Baptist Church, located on highway 76 South of Lindsay, Okla., with Pastor Clay Hicks officiating and Pastor Gail Gardner assisting. Interment will follow at Green Hill Cemetery in Lindsay, Okla.
Michael E. Smith
Services for Michael E. Smith of Camargo, Okla., will be held Saturday, March 8, at 11 a.m. at the First Christian Church in Camargo. Interment will be at the Marlow Cemetery.
Jennie Marie Johnson
Jennie Marie Johnson, 46 of Duncan, passed away Feb. 18, 2014, at her home.
Memorial services will be 3 p.m. Friday, March 7, 2014, at City Heights Baptist Church, with Rev. Bill Arson officiating. Arrangements are under direction of Carter-Smart Funeral Home
Benny Joe Renfro
Benny Joe Renfro, 93, longtime resident of Duncan, passed away on Tuesday, March 4, in Duncan.
Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Friday, March 7, 2014, in the Duncan Cemetery with Rev. Larry Johnson officiating. Burial is under the direction of the Don Grantham Funeral Home.
Fred E. Gibbons
Fred E. Gibbons passed away peacefully on Monday, March 3, 2014. He was 63 years old.
A memorial service will be held 11 a.m., Friday, March 7, 2014, at the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Dr. Greg Tolle officiating. Services are under the direction of the Don Grantham Funeral Home.
Marlis Edith Fyfe
Marlis Edith Renate Karin Jutta (Nolte) Fyfe, 70, of Duncan, passed away Sunday, March 2, 2014, in the Comanche County Memorial Hospital in Lawton, Okla.
Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Duncan, Okla., where her ashes will be interned.
Fred L. Tinsley
Memorial services for Fred L. Tinsley, of Ardmore, will be Friday, March 7, 2014, 2 p.m. at the Harvey-Douglas Centennial Chapel with Dr. Virgil Trout officiating. Inurnment will take place at a later date. Services under the direction of Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home & Crematory, Ardmore, Okla.
Fred was born Nov. 3, 1947, in Shamrock, Texas, to Murray Wilson and Maryian Leotta (Lewis) Tinsley. He died at his Ardmore, Okla., residence on March 4, 2014, surrounded by his family.
Betty Jean Hamilton Cochran
Funeral services for Betty Jean Hamilton Cochran will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Duncan City Cemetary.
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