Aug. 4, 1987 — Oct. 25, 2010
Jessie Tucker, 23 of Duncan, passed away Monday, Oct. 25, 2010 at OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010 at Faith Temple Church of God, with the Rev. Wayne Morrow, Rev. David Morrow officiating and Rev. Mark Morrow assisting.
Interment will be at Duncan Cemetery under the direction of Carter-Smart Funeral Home.
Family visitation will be from 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010 at the funeral home.
Jessie was born Aug. 4, 1987 in Duncan to Jack Tucker and Tamarah Sizemore Tucker.
Jessie attended Duncan High School. He was a member of Faith Temple Church of God. Jessie loved the Texas Rangers and would be so excited to see them going to the World Series. Jessie loved to make people laugh. He always had a funny joke to tell and if it wasn’t a joke, then he was doing an impersonation of someone, which would crack you up. He so enjoyed being with his family and friends. He liked to go fishing with his buddies and just hanging out.
Jessie was an awesome son, brother, daddy, uncle and friend. We will miss his great sense of humor and his gift of laughter. Jessie loved everyone and he was loved by everyone.
Survivors include a daughter: Avery Lynnette Tucker, of the home, the love of his life. He loved his baby girl. Fiance: Missy; Mother: Tamarah Enocksen and husband Richard, of Duncan; Father: Jack Tucker and wife Sonya, of Dallas, Texas; Brothers: Travis Tucker, of Saginaw, Texas, Jeremy Jones, of Duncan, Josh Jones, of Atlanta, Ga. and Jacob Jones and wife Melanie of Duncan; grandmother: Jackie Tucker, of Duncan; nieces, Harley Tucker, of Saginaw, Texas, Jacobie Jones, Tabatha Majors, and Mallory Majors, all of Duncan; nephews: Chason Tucker, of Saginaw, Texas and Noah Jones, of Duncan; aunt: Traleesa Kerry; uncle: Charles Chumley; cousins: Shaundale and Ben Schaffner, Kerra Chumley, Paige Chumley and Jessicah Sizemore.
Jessie was preceded in death by his Papa, Raymond Tucker; grandfather, Jessie Sizemore; grandmother, Essie Guthrie and uncle, Jessie Lynn Sizemore.
Pallbearers will be Trevor Hawkins, Scott Hawkins, Dakota Morrow, Shea Doughty, Derrick Bernard and Austin Hines.
Honorary Bearers will be Travis Tucker, Jeremy Jones, Josh Jones, Jacob Jones, and Jody Davis.
Memorial Contributions can be made at First Bank & Trust, for the account of Jessie J. Tucker.
Aug. 4, 1987 — Oct. 25, 2010
Abigail Rachel Ruth Smith
Abigail Rachel Ruth Smith went home to be with Jesus Christ on Dec. 7, 2013, at 6:09 a.m. She was 24 years old, born July 11, 1989, and was a professional photographer. Abby impacted more people in her short time on earth than many do in much longer lifetimes. Her bright red curly hair and friendly personality made her everybody’s friend.
Mildred “Memaw” Edwards
Mildred “Memaw” Edwards, 92, of Duncan died peacefully at her home Monday, Dec. 8, 2013, with her family by her side.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the chapel at Don Grantham Funeral Home with Marty Hodges officiating. Burial will be in Duncan Cemetery. There is no visitation scheduled.
Jerry Keith Clark
Jerry Clark, 47, of Durant passed away Nov. 30, 2013, in Sherman, Texas after an illness.
A memorial service will be held at a later date in Colbert at the Texoma Cowboy Church.
Jerry was born May 2, 1966, in Denton, Texas to Harvey and Marilyn Clark. Jerry attended grade school, junior high and part of high school in Duncan and graduated in 1984 at Velma-Alma high School in Velma.
J. W. Barker
J. W. Barker, 93, passed away Dec. 5, 2013, at the Henrietta Care Center in Henrietta, Texas. Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Dudley Funeral Home Chapel in Waurika. Visitation will be 9 a.m.-noon Wednesday at Dudley Funeral Home in Waurika. Condolence messages may be sent to the family at www.dudleyfuneralhomes.com.
Billy Blaine Schlein
Billy Blaine Schlein, 83, of Duncan passed away Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, in Oklahoma City. Services will be 10 a.m. Thursday in the Don Grantham Funeral Home Chapel with Nathan Tate and Jerl Joslin officiating. Burial will follow in the Duncan Cemetery under the direction of the Don Grantham Funeral Home.
Lula Mae Mitchell
Lula Mae Mitchell, 84, of Terral passed away Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at her home. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Terral First Baptist Church with her nephew, Tim Wright officiating. Burial will follow at Ryan Cemetery, under the direction of Terral Funeral Home.
Verna Lee Brumley
Verna Lee Brumley, 62, passed away Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, in Duncan.
Service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, at the Southern Baptist Church in Rush Springs, with the Rev. Richard McCormack officiating. Burial will be in the Westview Cemetery under direction of Callaway-Smith-Cobb Chapel in Rush Springs.
Mary Louise Swanson
Mary Louise Swanson, 70, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, in Duncan.
Service will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, at Glory Bound Church, with the Rev. David Woods officiating. Burial will be in Marlow Cemetery under direction of Callaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral Home in Marlow.
Laverne Dickey, 82, went home to be with our Lord and Savior on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013.
Service will be 10 a.m. Monday at River Oaks Baptist Church in River Oaks. Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Park. Visitation is open.
Laverne was born to Jesse and Minnie Beck on Aug. 28, 1931, in Duncan. She met and married Truman Dickey on Nov. 22, 1951. During their 62 years of marriage, they raised two children together.
Sherman Dowl Roden
Sherman Dowl Roden passed away at the age of 74 on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, in Arlington, Texas, where he resided.
There will be no services or ceremonies. Alpine Funeral Home of Fort Worth, Texas handled the arrangements. His children and their spouses will travel to the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas, Nev. on Friday, Dec. 13 for a “Celebration of Life” in his honor.
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