Aug. 12, 1932 — Oct. 6, 2012
Carroll Bud Freeman, 80, of Duncan, died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, in Duncan.
Family memorial service will be at a later date. Arrangements are under direction of Don Grantham Funeral Home. There will be no visitation at the funeral home.
Carroll was born Aug. 12, 1932, in Wilmoth, Texas, the son of Sampson Grady and Daisy Lillian Harris Freeman. He made his career in the United States Air Force, serving in Korea and Vietnam.
He married Deta Jane Clark on Oct. 9, 1987, in Miami. He was a member of Tanglewood Bible Fellowship.
Carroll is survived by his wife, Deta of the home; four daughters: Carol Ann, Paula Kay, Dorothy Lillian and Judy Lynn; a son, Michael David; two step-daughters: Sheri Dawn and Laurie Michelle; three step-sons: Kenneth William, James Clark and John Jeffrey; a sister, Thelma Nearine; 15 grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and another one on the way.
Carroll was preceded in death by his parents, Sampson and Daisy; a brother; and two sisters.
He was loved.
Online condolences may be sent to www.granthamfuneralhomes.com.
Aug. 12, 1932 — Oct. 6, 2012
Glendle Wayne Foster
Glendle Wayne Foster, 81, of Midland, Texas, passed away Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at his residence.
Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, at Midland First Assembly of God. Pastor Mike Foster will officiate. Interment will follow to Fairview Cemetery. Funeral service is under direction of Lewallen-Garcia-Pipkin Funeral Home.
Mary Darlene Harris
Mary Darlene Harris, longtime resident of Duncan, went to be with her Lord Jesus on Dec. 12, 2013, in Searcy, Ark., after a long struggle with Parkinson’s disease.
She was born Dec. 13, 1945, in Prague. She was valedictorian at Keota High School in 1963. She graduated from Oklahoma State University in 1967, with a Bachelor of Science in English Education. She taught English at Velma High School and substituted extensively in the Duncan School system.
Regina Pat Perkins Looper
Regina Pat Perkins Looper, of Duncan, passed from this Earth on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, at the age of 59.
Regina was born July 8, 1954, to Patsy June Snow and John Patrick Perkins in Duncan.
Memorial service for Regina will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at the chapel of Don Grantham Funeral Home in Duncan, with the Rev. Randy Southerland officiating and under direction of Don Grantham Funeral Home. There is no visitation scheduled.
Ronald Dean Harness
Ronald Dean Harness, 69, of Duncan, passed away Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, in the Duncan Regional Hospital.
Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Friday in the Marlow Cemetery under direction of Bailes-Polk Funeral Home.
Mildred P. Gamblin
Mildred P. Gamblin, 94, died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, in Duncan.
Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Duncan Cemetery with the Rev. Tracy L. Wilson officiating and under direction of Don Grantham Funeral Home of Duncan.
Family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, at the funeral home.
Mildred was born Feb. 11, 1919, in Duncan, to Robert Lee and Minnie Teague. She lived all her life in Stephens County, and grew up on the farm in the Empire area. She graduated Empire High School in 1938. She remained on the farm to help out until 1946, when she entered business college and graduated in 1947.
James David ‘J.D.’ Olds
James David “J.D.” Olds, of Duncan, was born Aug. 26, 1934, in Perry, to Laura and Jack Olds. He was the youngest of five sons. He passed away Dec. 9, 2013, in Duncan, at the age of 79.
J.D. grew up in Countyline, and went to school in Velma. He then graduated from Midwest City, where he was a quarterback for the football team. J.D. moved to Duncan and worked for Thorn Chevrolet. He married Harla June Sparks in 1954, in Lawton. They were blessed with two daughters: Kimberly Diane Johnson and Christie June Olds.
Paul David Campbell
Paul David Campbell was born June 26, 1955, in Wilcox, Ariz., and passed away Dec. 2, 2013, in Oklahoma City.
He graduated from Duncan High School in 1973. After being in the Navy, he became a carpenter and was a member of United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America Local 329 in Oklahoma City.
Ronald Dean Harness
Ronald Dean Harness, 69, of Duncan passed away Sunday, Dec. 9, 2013, in Duncan Regional Hospital. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Friday in the Marlow Cemetery under the direction of the Bailes-Polk Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be made at www.bailespolkfuneralhome.com.
Alvin D. Parsley
Alvin D. Parsley, 83, of Midwest City died Dec. 9, 2013, in Midwest City.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Crest Baptist Church in Midwest City. Interment will follow at 2 p.m. at Alma Cemetery, Alma. Viewing will be Wednesday at Barnes Friederich Funeral Home, Midwest City.
Billy Rex Galloway
Billy Rex Galloway, 71, passed away Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, in Oklahoma City.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Callaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral Home with Bro. Greg Price officiating. Burial will be in the Hope Cemetery under the direction of Callaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral Home in Marlow.
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