Oct. 23, 1920 — Oct. 2, 2012
Lalla Odessa Harris, 91, formerly of Duncan, died Oct. 2, 2012, in Keller, Texas.
Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at Resthaven Memorial Gardens, officiated by Ron Stough, minister of Eastside Church of Christ. Interment will follow under direction of Don Grantham Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Odessa was born Oct. 23, 1920, in Duncan, the daughter of Ivy Williams and Addie Josephine Chasteen, who are both pioneering Duncan families. She was married to Tommy Harris for 52 years, who preceded her in death Jan. 19, 1994.
She attended Little Beaver Elementary and graduated from Empire High School. She was a devout Christian and proud member for 45 years at Eastside Church of Christ. In her later years, she moved to Texas to live closer to her daughter and only child, Carol Migdat.
Odessa is survived by her daughter, Carol Migdat and husband Howard of Keller, Texas; a brother, Kenneth Williams and wife Lois of Duncan; two grandchildren: Phillip Rowland of Oakpoint, Texas, and Bradley Rowland and wife Tina of Carrollton, Texas; four great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father and mother; five brothers: Leo Williams, Ivy Odell Williams, Erby Williams, Frank Wayne Williams, Raymond Bryant Williams; and a sister, Alpha Angeline Crenshaw.
Pallbearers will be Howard Migdat, Phillip Rowland, Bradley Rowland, Jake Rowland and Chad Reasor.
Online condolences may be made at www.granthamfuneralhomes.com.
Oct. 23, 1920 — Oct. 2, 2012
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.
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.
William Jerry Moore
William Jerry Moore, "Big Jer", 81, of Duncan, passed away Monday, July 21, 2014 peacefully at his home.
Services will be 3 p.m. Friday, July 25, 2014 at the Don Grantham Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Randy Southerland officiating.
Michael Robert Mortson
Funeral services for Michael Robert Mortson, 69, of Duncan will be at the Chapel at Don Grantham Funeral Home on Friday, July 25 at 12 p.m. with Reverend Andrew Haire Sr. officiating and under the direction of Don Grantham Funeral Home.
Billey Randell Blankenship
Billey Randell Blankenship, 63, lifelong resident of Duncan, passed away Monday, July 21, 2014, at his home.
Bette Jean Norton
Former Alma resident, Bette Jean (Rue) Norton, 84, passed away suddenly at her home Thursday, July 17, 2014 in Hurst, Texas.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Don Grantham Funeral Home Chapel, Duncan. Interment will follow where Bette will be laid to rest beside her husband in a family cemetery in Alma.
Jack Edgar Wallace
Jack Edgar Wallace, born May 6, 1929, in Duncan, passed away July 16, 2014, in Concord, Calif. Jack graduated from Duncan High School in 1947.
Christine Ann Mosher
Christine Ann Mosher, 65, of Duncan, passed away Wednesday July 16, 2014 in Duncan.
Mary Margaret Michaels
Mary Margaret Michaels, 83, of Duncan passed away Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at her home in Duncan.
Virgie Virginia McCammon
Virgie Virginia McCammon, a longtime resident of Comanche, passed away Friday afternoon, July 18, 2014 at Duncan Regional Hospital. She was 84 years old.
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