Funeral Services for Junior Brehm, 88, longtime Clinton resident will be held 10:00a.m., Tuesday, December 10, 2013 in the Broadway Heights Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. Buck Nicholson and burial will conclude in the Arapaho Cemetery under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home.
Junior George Brehm was born August 8, 1925 to Pete and Elizabeth (Hamburger) Brehm 7 and 1/2 miles south of Weatherford, OK in Washita County and passed away Thursday, December 5, 2013 in the Methodist Health Care Center in Clinton, OK.
He was raised in Weatherford and was the eighth of nine children. He attended his schooling in Weatherford but joined the U.S. Navy on December 7, 1943 and did not graduate with his Senior Class. He served during WWII in the Pacific Theatre on aircraft USS Salamaua and the USS Guadalcanal until his discharge in 1946.
He was married to Mildred Johnston February 2, 1951 in Arapaho, Oklahoma. To this Union a daughter and a son were born. His wife of 50 years preceded him in death in 2001.
Junior worked for the Acme Brick Plant for 20 years. He then accepted a job with the city of Clinton and worked for them twenty four years until his retirement retiring in 1990. In 2010 he was honored with his High Schol Diploma from Weatherford High School.
He attended the First Church of God faithfully until his failing health.
He was preceded in death by his parents, five sisters, Frieda Eyes, Lena Caulkins, Florence Rhoads, Esther Schapansky and Elsie Case and three brothers, Johnnie Brehm, Adam Brehm and Rudolph Brehm.
He is survived by a daughters, Jeannie Campbell and husband, Mike, of Clinton, OK and a son, Jackie Brehm and wife, Jamie of Piedmont.
He is also survive by four grandchildren, Scott Campbell and wife, Amanda, of Clinton, Jason Brehm and wife, Shyla, of Whitesboro, TX, Megan Hall and Spouse Jason, and Jered Brehm all of Piedmont; great grandchildren Nydia, Zachery, Rebekah, and Olivia Campbell, Carson and Caden Brehm, and Cooper Hall and a host of nieces and nephews, two special cousins, Don and Delbert Aman and a special nephew, Kenneth "Sam" Caulkins.
Cliff Corbin, a Cordell resident, passed away on Monday, December 2, 2013 at the age of 63. Funeral Services for Cliff Corbin will be held 2:00p.m, Monday, December 9, 2013 at the First Baptist Church in Cordell, OK followed by a burial in the Lawnview Cemetery in Cordell, OK. Funeral Services are under the direction of Musick-Varner Funeral Home in Cordell, OK.
RUTH ANN COLLINS
Funeral Services for Ruth Ann Collins, 83, lifelong Butler area resident was held 2:00pm on Monday, December 2, 2013 in the Butler Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. Mike Holman and burial will conclude in the Butler Cemetery under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home.
Ruth Ann (Burgess) Collins was born November 19, 1930 to Earl and Anna Sophia (Schultz) Burgess in Butler, OK and passed away Wednesday, November 27, 2013 in her Butler home.
Mrs. Collins was raised in Butler and graduated from Butler High School in 1948. She was soon married to Floyd Gene Collins May 28, 1949 in Wheeler, TX. They made their home in the Butler area where they have farmed together for many years. They have also done custom wheat harvesting; she made the meals and kept the crews fed.
She is a member of the Butler Baptist Church and enjoying crocheting and being grandmother to all.
She is preceded in death by her parents, a son, Gary, two great-grandchildren, John Patrick Collins and Addison Grace Willis, three brothers, Carrol Burgess, Tom Burgess and John Burgess, four sisters, Bernice, Wilhite, Lucille Mackie Eula Mae Bailey and Alice Clayton.
She is survived by 12 plus grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
The family has suggested those wanting to give a memorial contribution may do so to the Butler Fire Department.