The Duncan Banner

Obituaries

May 15, 2013

Jetta Lorine Huey

Aug. 22, 1920 — May 14, 2013

COMANCHE — Jetta Lorine Huey, 92, former resident of Comanche, passed away on Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at the Wellington Parke Center in Del City.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday, May 17, at the Don Grantham Funeral Home Chapel, Duncan. Burial will follow at the Old Velma Cemetery in Velma, under the direction of the Don Grantham Funeral Home.

Jetta was born Aug. 22, 1920 in Claud, to Isaac Jesse and Ettie Belle (Seely) Kirkpatrick.  

She worked as a bookkeeper for Paul Manufacturing and then as a private guardian/care provider for more than 15 years.

Jetta is survived by a daughter, LaRue Howell and husband Wayne of Oklahoma City; two brothers: Jesse Kirkpatrick of Marlow, and Lark Kirkpatrick and wife Verby of Comanche; two grandsons: Rickey Howell and wife Kristi and Russell Howell; two great-granddaughters: Jennifer McAlister and Samantha Jones; and two great-great-grandsons: Kolton McAlister and Bentlee Jones; and many nieces and nephews.  

She is also survived by a special friend, Florence Wright of Shawnee, and a traveling buddy, Viva Lovett of Marlow.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers Lee Roy Kirkpatrick and Mark Kirkpatrick and a special couple, who she loved and cared for, O.L.”Dutch” and Leta Peck.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: The Alzheimers Association; 3555 NW 58th; Suite 220; Oklahoma City, OK  73112.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Kathy, Linda, Kim and Ken of Quality Care Hospice and the staff of Wellington Parke Center, for the love and care they gave to Jetta.

Online condolences can be sent to the family at: www.granthamfuneralhomes.com.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • Mildred Hale Mildred Louise Hale

    Former Duncan resident, Mildred Louise Garrett Hale, 92, of Mansfield, Texas passed away Friday, July 25, 2014.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Herman Hatch Herman R. Hatch

    Herman R. Hatch, 89, of Duncan, passed away Friday, July 25, 2014 peacefully with his family by his side.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Gerald Hayes Chisum

    Gerald Hayes Chisum, 71, of Duncan, passed away at his home Sunday, July 27, 2014 with his family around him.

    July 28, 2014

  • Danny Ray Foster

    Danny Ray Foster, 62 of Duncan, passed away on Thursday, July 24, 2014 peacefully with his family by his side. Service will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 27, 2014 at Faith Church with Rev. Layne Smith, Wayne Morrow and Ronnie Bernard officiating.

    July 27, 2014

  • 7-27 obit Midred Mae Huey.jpg Mildred Mae Huey

    Mildred Mae Huey, 98, passed away Friday, July 25, 2014 in Duncan.
    Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 29,2014 at the Ray of Hope Church, with the Rev. Dow Pannel officiating. Burial will be in the Marlow Cemetery under the direction of Callaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral Home in Marlow.

    July 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-27 obit Danny Gallaher.jpg Danny Ray Gallaher

    Danny Ray Gallaher 57, of Comanche, passed away at Duncan Regional Hospital on Thursday, July 24, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer.

    July 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lola Elizabeth Allen

          Lola Allen was born in Shattuck, Okla. and passed away at Evergreen Nursing Center in Owasso, Okla.

    July 27, 2014

  • 7-27 ida mae obit.jpg Ida Mae Johnson

    Ida Mae Johnson, 90, of Duncan, passed away on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at the Duncan Country Club Care. Services are pending under the Carter-Smart Funeral home

    July 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-25 Granville Ward obit Granville Odell Ward

    Former longtime Duncan resident, Granville Odell Ward, 97, of Tahlequah, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014.
    Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014 at First Baptist Church, Duncan, with the Rev. Charles Roy McConnell officiating, assisted by the Rev. Buddy Hunt of First Baptist Church, Tahlequah. Interment will follow at Duncan Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Don Grantham Funeral Home, Duncan.

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-25 Melvis Spoonemore obit Melvis (Darla) Bernice Spoonemore

    Melvis (Darla) Bernice Spoonemore, 91, of Duncan, passed away on July 21, 2014.
    Services will be Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 10 a.m. at the Velma Church of Christ with Minister Michael Ward officiating. Interment will follow at the New Velma Cemetery under the direction of Don Grantham Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the Don Grantham Funeral Home in Duncan from 6 to 8 p.m.

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

Poll

Should the date for The World's Largest Garage Sale be changed from the third weekend in July to sometime in October to take advantage of cooler weather like we had this past weekend?

No. It's better in the summer cause kids are out of school.
Yes. More shoppers would come during nice fall weather.
Either time is fine.

     View Results
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.