KRISTINA R. WEAVER
Memorial Service for Kristina R. Weaver, 33, Clinton resident will be held 2:00p.m., Friday, June 21, 2013 in the Kiesau Memorial Chapel officiated by family and friends and under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home.
Kristina Rochelle Weaver was born February 18, 1980 in Mobile, AL and passed away unexpected early Sunday, June 16, 2013 in her Clinton home.
Kristina was raised in Clinton and attended Clinton Schools where she was active as a cheerleader, DECA and FCA; she was a member of the 1998 graduating class. She continued her education at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford. She had moved to Oklahoma City where she had worked in food service including waitressing at T.G.I.F.'s She moved back to Clinton in 2009.
She was a member of the Baptist Church; she loved the outdoors, boating, being on the river ad spending time with friends.
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Donald and Mary (Reid) Duncan, her paternal grandparents, Charles Owens and Jethro Weaver and a Aunt Cheryl Izzaguirre.
She is survived by her mother, Teresa Owens, of Clinton and dad Andrew John Owens, of Hydro, sister, Ashley Weaver, Moore, OK, a brother, Jason Weaver and wife, Melissa, Clinton.
She is also survived by a nephew, Jace Weaver and four nieces, Maci Weaver, Ginna Goss, Jadyn Goss, and Erica Shelton.
Funeral Services for Elsie Goodblanket, 89, former Clinton resident will be held Monday, June 17, 2013 in the First Chrisitan Church officiated by Jeff McDowell and burial will follow in the Clinton Cemetery under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home.
Elsie (Noe) Goodblanket was born February 12, 1924 to James and Lauera (Blanton) Noe in Wallins Creek, KY and passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2013 in the Life Care Center of Columbia in Columbia, TN.
Elsie was raised in Kentucky and attended school there. She met the love of her life Leroy Goodblanket who was serving in the Army during WWII. On April 1, 1943 they married in Dayton, Ohio. After Mr. Goodblankets honorable discharge the young couple moved back to Oklahoma and made their home in Colony, OK. They later moved to Clinton where she worked for numerous years at the Clinton Regional Hospital doing housekeeping.
Mr. Goodblanket preceded her in death in May of 2005, she was also preceded by her parents, a son, Ronnie Goodblanket, daughter, Annette Dodge and her husband Dick, two granddaughters, Jerri Beck and Stephanie Dodge and a grandson, Gregory Olsson and a great grandson, Brian Hutson.
She is survived by two daughters, Lynn Olsson, of Omaha, NE, Debbie More and husband Phillip, of Columbia TN and her grandchildren, Deborah Wrasper and husband, Darren, Robin Bolar and husband Rick, Jason Dodge, Christopher Dodge, Michael Olsson and wife, Sharie, Kelly Cromer and husband Carl, Deanna Jenkins and husband, Jason, Kristin Olsson, Amy Pratt and husband, James, Karie Adair and husband, Robert, Phillip Moore and husband, Jessica, Landon Moore and wife Heather.
She is also survived by 32 great-grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren.
Joe Payne was born March 19, 1918 in Hope, Oklahoma to Minnie (Loring) and Joe Payne. He passed away June 12, 2013 at Weatherford, Oklahoma at the age of 95 years, 2 months and 23 days.
After his mother passed away, Joe, at the age of 7 was raised by his aunt Betty Brazel in the Port community. Joe attended school and eventually graduated from Port High School in 1940. After graduation, he was drafted into the United States Army where he served in the European Theater being stationed in Germany during World War II. While being stationed at Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri he was married to Letha Marie (Kirk) Payne at Canute, Oklahoma on June 2, 1943. After their marriage, Letha remained in Canute while Joe continued to serve with the 45th Artilary Division and receiving the decorations of the Bronze Start Medal, EAME Service Ribbon and One Silver Service Star. Joe was discharge in September of 1945 and he returned to Canute where he owned and operated a service station. Later Joe and Letha returned to the Port community where he returned to his childhood love of farming. In 1971 he retired from farming and started working for Johnson Fertilizer Company in Sayre, OK until his retirement in the late 90's. Joe was known to many by the name of "The Tomato Man" and enjoyed gardening other vegetables as well. He also enjoyed driving around the countryside looking at all the area farms, playing dominoes and serving in area clubs and organizations such as the Knights of Columbus, Port Country Cousins and the American Legion.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and all of his siblings.
He is survived by his daughter, Kathy Marie Hallmark and husband, Daniel, Corn, OK; son, Randy Joe Payne and wife, Connie, Elk City, OK; 5 grandchildren, Katie Danae Hallmark, Kellie Kelley and husband, Ben, Miranda Dickey and husband, Scott, Candida Culver and husband, Damon and Branda Schones and husband, Ryan; 8 great grandchildren, Lance, Carson, Tori, Tate, Quentin, Wesley, Ethan, Caden and a host of other relatives and friends.
A Prayer Vigil service will be held Sunday, June 16, 2013 at 7:00 P.M. at the Whinery-Savage Chapel officiated by Deacon Paul Albert. Mass of Christian Burial services will be held Monday, June 17, 2013 at 10:00 am at St. Matthew Catholic Church officiated by Father Lourdu Ponnapati. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Whinery-Savage Funeral Service. Condolences may be made online at www.whineryfs.com
LYNNELL POWERS (ROUSE) BREHM
A memorial service for Lynnell Powers (Rouse) Brehm, 68, of Foss, OK, will be held 2p.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2013 in the Baptist Church of Dill City, OK, with Rev. Ron Roskem officaiting. A private burial Will conclude in the North Burns Cemetery unde the direction of the Stanley-Lee Funeral Home.
Lynnell Powers was born April 29, 1945 in Canute, OK to Wallace and Nina (Cutright) Powers, and passed away Friday, June 7, 2013 in the Weatherford Hospital as the result of a car accident.
Lynnell grew up in the Dill City area, and graduated from Dill City High School in 1963. She continued her education at SWOSU where she earned her degree in education. She taught at Burns Flat schools for 25 years. In her spare time she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, fishing, and gardening.
On April 20, 1962 she married William T. Rouse, and to this union 3 children were born. William preceded her in death several years ago.
On May 25, 1962 she married Jerry Lee Brehm in Elk City, OK, and they made their home in Foss.
Lynnell was preceded in death by her parents, 3 sisters: Lanorda Moore, Ronda Clayton, Karen Feltman, and her first husband William Rouse.
She is survived by her husband Jerry of the home, 2 daughters Tawnya Rowe, of Burns Flat, Tammy Phillips of Weatherford, her son Todd Rouse of Washita County, 4 sisters: Sue Brittian of Weatherford, Sharon Martin of Granite, Lavonna Kop of Norman, and Brenda Gessendaner of Catoosa, 7 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren.
ALVIN E. KNAUF
Funeral Services for Alvin E. Knauf, Jr., 66, Foss resident will be held 2:00p.m., Wednesday in the First Christian Church officiated by Chaplain Dan Day and burial will conclude in the Union Hatchett Cemetery near Bessie, OK under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home.
Alvin Earl Knauf, Jr., was born October 22, 1946 to Alvin and Elizabeth Lee (Weaver) Knauf in Clinton, OK and passed away Sunday, June 9, 2013 in the University Hospital in Oklahoma City following a motor cycle accident that happened a week prior.
Mr. Knauf was raised on the family farm near Stafford, OK and he attended Stafford School until its closing and then he attended and graduated from Butler High School in 1964. He continued his education at Southwestern State College in Weatherford. He soon enlisted in the U.S. Army Reserve's and served a 6 year stint. He had been employed with Public Service Company; he served as Personnel Plant Manager at Kellwood Plant. Most recently he was employed with the City of Clinton in different capacities but most recently he was the Water Supertintendent and then retired after 26 years. He was married to Pam Hand on July 4, 1981 in Foss, OK. He spent several years building their "Green" Energy Efficient Home. He has also spent the last five years doing construction and remodeling for others.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a toddler sister, Judy.
He was a former member of the Kiwanis Club, he loved to ride his motor cycle, play music, and a good name of cards and his passion was his time spent with family.
He is survived by his wife, Pam, of the home, two daughters, Laci Sawatzky and husband, Fayne, and Kelsi South and husband, Philip, both of Clinton, a son, Joseph Shannon Knauf and his fiance, Tiffany, of Oklahoma City.
He is also survived by five grandchildren, Darienne Baily, Cadence Sawatzky, Jaycee South, Jaxton South and Wyatt Knauf and his life time special friend, Donald Wohl of Clinton.