Washita Valley Weekly

Washita Valley Weekly   Page 3 www.washitavalleyweekly.com January 19, 2022 We Believe in Oklahoma Death Notices Memorials Complete Obituaries and Memorials with pictures (when provided) are posted on our on-line publication. www:ChickashaToday.com sevierfuneralhome.com Serving Grady County Over 80 Years Sevier Funeral Home 105W. Main Tuttle, OK 73089 405-381-2323 Austin Kile Sevier Funeral Home 702W. Chickasha Ave. Chickasha, OK 73018 405-224-4266 Larry Sevier Licensee in Charge Oleta Rose Julian ...  Oleta Rose Julian was born December 26, 1933, in Chickasha, Oklahoma to parents William “Bill” Turner and Ouida Turner of Chickasha. Oleta passed away on January 10, 2022, at the age of 88.  Graveside services were held for Oleta Julian on January 14, 2022, at Fairlawn Cemetery, in Chickasha, Oklahoma under the direction of Sevier Funeral Home.   Oleta was voted Miss Rodeo Queen by the Round Up Club in 1948 at the age of 14. She graduated from Chickasha High School in 1952.  Oleta married Thomas P. Julian on October 25, 1952. After she married, Oleta worked at the New Borden Hospital in Chickasha. She later worked as a specialist with a doctor at the new Chicka- sha Clinic. Her husband’s work required them to move to Kansas for 2 years and then later to Texas for 10 years. While she lived in Texas, Oleta worked for the Moore School System in Special Education, and she loved every day of it. After 25 years with the Moore School District, Oleta retired to be with friends and family.   Oleta was an avid walker and met many friends while making her rounds at the mall. She loved to shop. If you don’t believe us, just come look at her closet! She enjoyed trading and collecting antique glassware and she could wheel and deal with the best of them. Oleta loved people and never met a stranger. Her smile was contagious and she loved to laugh. Most of all, Oleta loved her family, and they would all say that she was the most unselfish person anyone could ever meet. Oleta was loved by one and all.   Oleta is survived by her husband Thomas Julian, son Scott Julian and daughter, Stacy Martin. Oleta said she had two of the sweetest in laws, son-in-law, Pastor David Martin, and daughter- in-law, Chantelle Julian, 2 grandchildren and 4 great grandchil- dren. Charles Martin Thompson ...  Charles Martin Thompson was born March 7, 1950, in Chickasha, OK to Raymond Austin and Mary Jewel (Tillery) Thompson. Charles, of Alex, OK, passed away Sunday, January 9, 2022, in Alex, OK at the age of 71.  Funeral Service were held on Thursday, January 13, 2022, at the Alex High School Gym, Alex, OK. Interment will be in the Thompson Family Farm under the direction of Sevier Funeral Home.  Charles was born in Chickasha, OK, and was raised on his family farm in Alex, OK which he lived and farmed on his entire life. He graduated from Alex High School in 1968. Charles took over the Thompson Dairy Farm when he was 17 years old.  Charles met the love of his life, Zillah Marie (Rushing) Thomp- son in September of 1972, they were engaged by December and married on January 19, 1973. They had 2 sons together who they lovingly raised on the Thompson Family Farm. Charles dairyed until 1986 when he sold the dairy cattle and bought beef cattle to begin farming and ranching. In 1989 he started custom hay bal- ing, which he did for 33 years. One of his passions was basketball which he played for many years. He loved spending time with his family especially his grandkids. He enjoyed his last days riding around the farm with his wife in his side by side Kubota.  Charles is survived by his wife, Zillah Thompson of Alex, OK sons, Brian Thompson and wife Christy of Alex, OK and Brent Thompson and wife Mindy of Alex, OK, 10 grandchildren, 8 great- grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews and all his friends from Vivian’s Café.  He is preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Jewel Thompson, brother Otis and sisters: Melba, Kay, and Ann. Justin Dale Riley ...  Justin Dale Riley was born on March 22, 1970, to Dale and Karen Riley in Chicksasha, Oklahoma. He passed away peacefully in his sleep on January 1, 2022, after a very long battle with ALS- Lou Gehrig Diesease. He was 51 years old.  Justin was a cowboy at heart and enjoyed including team rop- ing, calf roping and judging. Justin loved music of all kinds and played guitar, drums and bass as well as sang. He loved to fish and hunt and spend time with his grandkids teaching them gun safety and fishing.  He was a welder by trade and began his welding career at age 8 helping his daddy build trailers. He repaired and built rigs most of his adult life until disease made him retire.  Justin is survived by his wife Gwyn, parents Don and Karen Ri- ley, sister Brandy Sullens and husband Will, daughters Tayl’r Riley and husband Hoak Kluver and Brittany Hendricks and husband Larry, 1 niece, and 8 grandchildren.  Memorial service was held on Thursday, January 6, at Pocasset First Baptist Church.  Justin chose cremation and requested that his ashes be spread on the pasture at the family farm. WL “Dub” Chaney ...  WL “Dub” Chaney was born April 26th, 1931, in Fillmore, Ok to George W and Mary Lee (Smith) Chaney. WL “Dub” passed away January 5th, 2022, at Grady Memorial Hospital at the age of 90.  Memorial services were held Saturday, January 15th, 2022, at Vimy Ridge Church, 4179 CS 2875, Rush Springs, OK. Dub grew up in Fillmore, OK then later moved to Grady County and married Lessie Mae Payne on August 22nd, 1953.  Dub worked in construction, farming and for a time at Union Hill Electric. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, puzzles and reading. His love for his family was endless and he lived to help all he encountered. He never met a stranger. His children and grandchildren were his greatest joy. Words can’t describe how badly he will be missed.  Dub is survived by his wife Lessie Chaney of Ninnekah, daughter Nancy Malone of Chickasha, son Andy Chaney and wife Sandy of Owasso, son Wesley Chaney and wife Rhonda of Athens, TX, daughter Emily Upright and husband Jeffrey of Ninnekah, sister Joyce Hurley and husband Keith of Chickasha, 10 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews and a host of other family and friends.  He is preceded in death by his parents, George W and Mary Lee Chaney, brothers Herman and Felix Chaney, sisters: Myrtle Maricle, Armenta Turner and Mildred James. Ashleigh Robertson ...  Marie Ashleigh Pagie Robertson’s sunrise occurred on November 11, 2004, in Chickasha, OK. She was born to Tommy and Jessica Robertson. Ashleigh’s sunset was on January 10, 2022, where she gained her wings at her home in Lawton, OK where she resided with her “NaNa and PaPa”.  Due to life circumstances Ashleigh and her sisters lived and were raised by their aunt and uncle, who later became just NaNa and PaPa.  Ashleigh attended Chickasha Public Schools for a short period of time and then the family moved to Lawton, OK where Ashleigh attended Lawton Public Schools from grade school to high school where she was presently a student at Eisenhower High School.  From a very small child Ashleigh faced numerous issues in her life, first being that she lost her mother at a very young age fol- lowed by many things that would challenge Ash throughout her so very short life. However, Ash continued pushing her way forward. She was one of the strongest, most loving people and the most loyal person you could ever hope to meet. She was also a fabulous nurse. She loved taking care of people. Ashleigh had so many friends, she was constantly on the go, she loved spending time with friends, listening to music and just “chilling” and TikTok.    So many people loved Ashleigh. Stories could go on forever, even though she was only her for such a short time before God decided to take her home. She created so many memories for all that loved her. She loved TicTok and we are left with so many of those that well always bring a laugh from her.  Ash was a NaNa’s girl, even though of course with advance of teenage years the usual teenage angst, Ash returned to NaNa and PaPa, who was Aunt Pat and Uncle Rocky. She was a bright and shining light in our lives and now we are left with this world a whole lot dimmer. Ashleigh gained her wings while at home in her bed with loved ones in the home with her. Though we never had the chance to say “goodbye” I pray that she knew how loved she was, knew she was home.  She is survived by her father, Tommy Robertson and his wife Patti of Clinton, OK. Rocky and Patricia (NaNa and PaPa) Cantwell of the home. Paternal grandmother, Lydia Robertson of Chickasha. 4 sisters: Danielle Clark of Lawton, Victoria Robertson of Norman, Hannah Robertson of Cement and Miranda Roberts of Lawton, 4 brothers: Chris Robertson and wife Desiree of Chickasha, Joey Robertson and Tara of Chickasha, Jeffrey Robertson of Norge, Rocky Lynn Cantwell of Lawton, grandmother Shelly Richardson of Cement and her aunt Eva Doughty of Anadako, and many nieces, nephews and numerous friends, too many to name all, but a very special friend Terrence Billings and family and the love of her life, her furbaby, Marcelllus.  She was preceded in her sunset by her mother, paternal grand- parents, John Frank Robertson and LouAnn Robertson, maternal grandparent Donnie Robertson, paternal uncles, Gary Robertson and Rickey Robertson, maternal uncle Donny Robertson, aunts, Margaret Teeter and Wanda Lane and a very special cousin who was more like a sister, Makayla Taylor and grandfather Chris Richardson.  There was a celebration of her life held on January 14, 2022 at Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Anadarko, OK. Burial followed in Memory Lane Cemetery, Anadarko, OK. Funeral Services under the direction of Smith Funeral Home, Anadarko, OK. Missy Ann Pewo ...  Missy Ann Pewo “Missy Ann” was born on February 20,1970, in Lawton, Oklahoma. Missy Ann was the daughter of the late Ver- non Lee Pewo Sr. and Lavena Joyce Tongkeamha Pewo. Missy Ann, 51, departed this earthly life and began her heavenly journey on Saturday, January 8th, 2022, in Carnegie, Oklahoma after a brief illness.  She attended Carnegie Public Schools and graduated in 1990. Missy Ann is an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation and also of Kiowa and Apache descent. She was a member of the Saddle Mountain Indian Baptist Church. Missy Ann became a resident of Anadarko, Oklahoma in 2009, due to the passing of her mother, Lavena. During the summer of 2021, Missy began residing in the Carnegie Nursing Home until her passing,  Missy Ann was full of life. She was bright, intelligent and very loving. She never met a stranger. Missy Ann always went out of her way if she seen you to give you the biggest hug and always left you with a smile. Her heart was full of love. She was well known by everyone. Missy Ann enjoyed attending pow-wows and ceremonials. She loved to dance and Lu-Lu. Missy Ann was also an avid Carnegie Wildcat Fan. You could always find Missy Ann and her mother Lavena at all the basketball games. She was the big- gest Michael Jackson fan and loved to dance to the oldies. There are really not enough words to describe how wonderful Missy Ann was. She loved kitty cats and watching Animal Planet.  Missy Ann is survived by her brothers, Vernon Lee Pewo Jr. of Dallas, TX and Erwin Clifton Pewo Sr. of Sayre, OK, aunts, Prenella Tongkeamha of Anadarko, OK and Lisa LaBrada of Carnegie, OK, uncle Raymond Tongkeamha of Apache, OK, and numerous other aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, grandkids and friends.  She was preceded in death by her parents Vernon Lee Pewo Sr. and Lavena Joyce Tongkeamha Pewo, brother Weiser Wilson Pewo “Fat Boy”, paternal grandparents, Wilson and Ethel Eikeahpid- hoodle Pewo, maternal grandparents, Weiser and Henrietta Apa- yyat Tongkeamha and beloved nephew, Erwin C. Pewo Jr, aunts Melissa Tongkeamha Kaulaity and Rebecca R. Tongkeamha, uncles: Wallace Tongkeamha, Clifton Tongkeamha, James Tongkeamha, and Bruce Tongkeamha, grandparents, Bill and Margaret Apayyat Methvin and Alfred and Leota Chalepah. Her beautiful life will be forever cherished.  Funeral services for Missy Ann were held on Thursday, January 13, 2022, at Smith Funeral Home in Anadarko. Burial followed at the Saddle Mountain KCA Intertribal Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.smithfuneralservices.com Zelma Louise Buser ...  Zelma Lousie Buser was born October 15, 1925, in Ingamar, Mississippi to George Lewis and Mary Myrtle (Tallant) Hellums. Zelma passed away on Tuesday, January 11, 2022, in Chickasha, Oklahoma at the age of 96.  Funeral Service was Friday, January 14, 2022, at Sevier Funeral Home Chapel, Chickasha, OK. Interment was at Fairlawn Cem- etery under the direction of Sevier Funeral Home.  Zelma grew up in Calhoun County Mississippi. She lost her mother at the age of 9, becoming a mother to her younger 2 siblings, then at the age of 10, she lost her father.  She moved in with her aunt in Grenada, MS, where she would later meet her future husband, Guy Buser, Jr., who was visit- ing friends at her aunt’s boarding house. They later married in Austin, TX where he was stationed in the military on February 12, 1944. Then in 1945, they moved to the farm east of Chickasha where she lived for the next 76 years until she passed. Zelma and Guy had 3 sons who they lovingly raised on the family farm.  Zelma was an active member of First Christian Church where she taught Sunday School and was a member of DWF. She was a big supporter of 4H. She helped her three boys, Gary, Robert, and Jack, with their 4H projects and she shared her excellent seam- stress skills mentoring young ladies with their sewing projects. She participated in the Grady County Extension Homemakers Group for many years and severed as a Grady County Election Board employee. Zelma and husband Guy were active members in the Oklahoma Farm Bureau and were elected in 1957 as the Oklahoma Farm Bureau Family of the Year. In later years, they took several trips to observe farm operations nationwide from Hawaii to Florida.  She was farmer’s wife of the highest caliber feeding every soul that worked on the farm and helped with any role that was needed to keep the daily operations going. Zelma had the hardest job on the farm. She kept an immaculate home, cooked 3 meals a day, delivered sandwiches to the field during harvest, drove wheat trucks to town, fed the livestock, and harvested and canned the vegetables from the family garden. Zelma was an avid gardener growing African violets, irises, and roses as some of her favorites. Another favorite pastime was hosting her family for many meals that nourished their bellies and hearts.  Zelma is survived by her sons: Gary Buser and wife Gloria of Owasso, OK, Robert Buser and wife Jacquie Buser of Chickasha, OK, 5 grandchildren: 8 great-grandchildren, sister Inez Horton of Mississippi, numerous nieces and nephews, as well as two very special friends, Betty Ballard, and Linda McClung.  She is preceded in death by her parents, George Lewis and Mary Myrtle (Tallant) Hellums, husband Guy Buser, Jr., son Jack Buser. Daniel “Park” Parker Anderson ...  Daniel “Park” Parker Anderson, of Alex, OK, was born May 5, 1958, in Chickasha, OK to Charles Leslie Anderson, Sr., and Juanita Nadine (Idle) Anderson. He passed away on Wednesday, January 12, 2022, in Lindsay, OK, at the age of 63.  Funeral Service will be 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 19, 2022, at the Alex High School, Alex, Oklahoma. Interment will be at the Alex Cemetery under the direction of Sevier Funeral Home.  Park was raised with his siblings on the farm and went to school in Alex where he graduated in 1976.    Park married Beth Ann Whitt on August 12, 1977, at the Alex United Methodist church. The family made their home in Alex where their three girls were raised.  He attended USAO and OU and was just shy of receiving his degree in petroleum engineering when he decided to move back home and work on the farm.  Park was a farmer, geologist, husband, father, son, and friend. He spent his years in service to the community as a volunteer firefighter, serving on the Alex Board of Education and the Grady County Soil Conservation board, and as a member of the church of Christ.  Many of his greatest memories included being a little league coach for his girls, farming with his family, and telling stories about the friends he met in the oilfield.  He gained three sons when his girls got married and finally having some other guys around was very special to him. Park adored his whole family but had an extra special love for his four grandkids. He took every opportunity to teach them about patience, hard work, and kindness. He was known as a quiet, kind, and gentle man who would also tell it straight if needed. He would help anyone in need whenever he could and will be missed by many.  He is preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Nadine Anderson; sisters, Charlene and Gail; brother, Charles Leslie An- derson, Jr.; uncle, George Anderson; mother-in-law, Patsy Quire; father-in-law, Jim Whitt; brother-in-law, Jimmy Whitt.  Park is survived by his wife Beth Ann (Whitt) Anderson; daugh- ters; Nicole Bauman and husband, Nathan, Courtney Green and husband, Shamar, Hailey Dunn and husband, James; four grand- children; sister, Phyllis Goyne of Alex, OK; a nephew, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, family, and friends. Laveta Kay Black Loveless ...  Laveta Kay Black Loveless was born January 12, 1970, in Bakersfield, California, to Wayne and Veta Robinson. In 1971, Laveta and family moved to Chickasha, Oklahoma, where Laveta lived until her passing on January 12, 2022. She was 52 years old.  Graveside service for Laveta of Chickasha, were held on Tues- day, January 18, 2022, at Fairlawn Cemetery.  Laveta attended Chickasha Public Schools and worked as a care giver in nursing homes for many years. Laveta had a heart of gold and enjoyed helping others including her family, friends and strangers. Laveta touched the lives of many people, had many friends and family members who describe her as an amazing person with a big heart and fun personality.  Laveta enjoyed spending time with her children and grand- children and spent the last 20 years with the love of her life and husband, Johnny Ray Loveless. Laveta enjoyed cooking with her sister, morning coffee with her mom, playing with her dog, Abigail, and swimming in her pool.  Laveta is survived by her mother Veta Pearl Robinson, of Chickasha, husband Johnny Ray Loveless, of the home, children: Samantha Solano and spouse Josh Solano of Chickasha, Sabrina Littleton and spouse Jeremy Littleton of Chickasha, Anthony Black of Chickasha, and Lacie Newton Loveless of Chickasha, 10 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild, brother Eddie Robinson and spouse Laurel Robinson of Ninnekah, sister Stacy Lewis and spouse Tom E. Lewis of Ninnekah, father of children, Kenneth Black, Jr., of Oklahoma City, and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.  Laveta was preceded in death by her grandparents, father Wayne Robinson, brother Johnny Robinson, and grandson Joshua Cruz Solano.  Services are under direction of McRay Funeral Home. Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.” Hebrews 13:5

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