Feb. 11, 1943 — Oct. 12, 2012
Carl Leroy Merrill was born Feb. 11, 1943 at Mountain View, and passed away Oct. 12, 2012 in Duncan at the age of 69.
Graveside services will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012 at the Fairlawn Cemetery in Comanche, officiated by Rev. Harold Metheny under the direction of Don Grantham Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday from 5:30 until 7 p.m.
Carl, known to his family and friends as the “Old Man”, was a self-employed home contractor for 26 years. He also built, owned and operated Eastland Grocery Store for 23 years from 1979 until his retirement in 2002. He was an avid croquet player and loved dominoes, farming and his cattle and especially enjoyed working hard and breaking a sweat. Carl also had a passion for his garden, which he gave away to family and friends. Carl especially enjoyed his Sunday mornings, playing dominoes with his son Curt.
Carl and Wanda Kay Igo were married Aug. 3, 1962 at Cordell.
Survivors include his wife, Kay, of the home, four children, Carl and Cindy Merrill, Duncan, Debra and Kenny Jones of Duncan, Mickie and Mike Keenan of Comanche, and Curt Merrill of Duncan, a brother, Brent and Barbara Merrill of Duncan, a brother-in-law, Mike Perrodin, Oklahoma City, eight grandchildren, Melea Thompson, Brooke Merrill and Jordan Bonham, Ashley Wickard, Bailee Merrill, Tyler Wickard, Courtney Jones, Cody Merrill and Katlyn Jones, four great-grandchildren, Jacobi Thompson, Jordan Thompson, Andrea Drew and Maddox Bonham and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, H.B. and Lavern Elaine Teal Merrill Jr., and two sisters, Judy Milburn and Brenda Perrodin.
Online condolences may be made to www.granthamfuneralhomes.com.
Feb. 11, 1943 — Oct. 12, 2012
Jacqulyn Ann Wallick
Jacqulyn Ann (Jackie) Wallick, 80, was embraced by the Lord on Sunday March 2, 2014 at the OU Medical Center, Oklahoma City, after a short illness and with her family all around her.
Jackie was born Jan. 10, 1934 to Jack and Violet Slaton in San Angelo, Texas. She was married to Gene (Fox) Wallick on Sept. 4, 1952 in Russeville, Ark.
Charles Ronald Jones
Charles (Charlie) Ronald Jones, of Lindsay, died Tuesday, March 4, 2014 surrounded by his loving family.
Charlie was born on Feb. 4, 1938 in Comanche, Okla., to Emma and Herman Jones. He grew up in a large family with three sisters and five brothers. As a boy, he loved to play baseball, basketball and hunt with his brothers and close friends.
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.
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