The Healdton Herald
Healdton, Carter Co., Oklahoma
Thursday, November 18, 1943
C. L. LENDERMAN
Funeral services were held at the West Main Church of Christ Monday for CLAYTON LAFAYETTE LENDERMAN, 79, for 25 years a resident of Healdton. Mr. Lenderman was found dead at his home in south part of town Thursday morning, death attributed to a heart attack.CAROLL TRENT, minister in the Wilson Church of Christ, conducted the service in the absence of the Healdton minister W. P. DENNIS. Burial was in Mt. Olive cemetery with T. NORTHCUTT, DAVE BRAY, JESSE DOSS, DAVE STEWART, and SAM BURKHALTER as pallbearers. The funeral was delayed until the arrival of some children from California. Clayton Lafayette Linderman was born in Georgia, June 23, 1864, and passed away at the family home in Healdton, Nov. 11, 1943, age 79 years. He was united in marriage with Miss AMANDA LEE CARLTON who preceded him in death. To this union were born 12 children. Surviving are the following children, ALFRED LENDERMAN of Sweetwater, Okla., Mrs. GRACE RUSHING of Richmond, Calif., Mrs. VIOLA FURRH of Coolidge, Arizona, Mrs. ELSIE SHRADER of Conroe, Texas, Mrs. DORA RUSHING of Richmond, Calif., GEORGE LENDERMAN of Healdton, Mrs. RUTH EVANS of Richmond, Calif., Mrs. GLADYS FURRH of Otis, Kansas, Mrs. EVALENA L. PANSE of Longview, Texas, Pvt. JAMES LENDERMAN who is in the hospital in San Francisco, Calif, and Mrs. MILDRED MILLER of Healdton. There There are 31 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
It was erroneously reported to the Herald last week that it was ALBERT ALLEN of Ratliff as the man killed when an oil well blew out near Velma on the Skelly lease. The man killed was FLOYD BROCK, 34, employee of the Lee Drilling Co. His body was taken to Bartlesville for interment. His funeral services were held at Duncan Friday.
Thursday, November 25, 1943
W. B. HUMPHRIES
W. B. HUMPHRIES, pioneer resident of Healdton, passed away at the family home Saturday, following an injury received Armistice Day. He had been in declining health for years. He was affectionately known as ’Judge’ and was a familiar figure on Healdton streets. Funeral services were held at the Methodist Church Monday, conducted by Rev. J. O. PETERSON of the church. Burial was in Mt. Olive cemetery. Pallbearers were O. T. JENNINGS, ASHLEY FARNHAM, FRED MASSAD, T. M. DICKSON, BILL DOWNTAIN, and W. K. HARRIS. WILLIAM BAYLESS HUMPHRIES was born Aug. 17, 1863 at Searcy, Arkansas, and died November 20, 1943 at age 80 years. He was married to Miss MAGGIE BROCKMAN, Dec. 28, 1882 and to this union three children were born, one daughter and two sons. The daughter preceded her father in death. He moved to Arkansas to Texas then to Oklahoma in 1904. He lived at Wynnewood and Maysville before moving to Healdton in July 1918. He converted and united with the Methodist Church in youth. He was a member of the Methodist Church here. He was engaged in business here as long as his health permitted. Surviving are his companion; sons LEO of Healdton and HERBERT of Oklahoma City; four grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and a niece, Mrs. LILLIE BALLEW of Wynnewood. Out of town relatives at the funeral: Mr. and Mrs. HERBERT HUMPHRIES and daughter NANCY LEE of Oklahoma City, Mrs. L. BALLEW of Wynnewood, Mr. and Mrs. LOUIS BALLEW of Wilson, county treasurer M. A. BROCKMAN and family of Henrietta, Texas, and Mr. and Mrs. MACE PRESLEY of Ardmore.
Thursday, December 9, 1943
BYARD B. DRAKE
B. B. ’DOC’ DRAKE, well known barber, died unexpectedly from a heart attack Tuesday night. He had been hunting with friends and had not been ill. He came home and ate when he suffered the heart attack. Funeral services will be held today at the First Baptist Church with Rev. O. HAMBLEN, pastor, in charge. Burial will be at Rose Hill cemetery in Ardmore arranged by Collier Bros. Pallbearers: T. E. LEWIS, A. D. BROWN, H. L. PITTS, G. W. BENTLEY, HERBERT GORDON of Guthrie, and W. H. ERVIN. BYARD B. DRAKE was born Jan. 26, 1897 and died Dec. 7, 1943, age 46. He was a member of a Healdton pioneer family and was in the barber business for years. He is survived by his widow, two sisters, three brothers and other relatives.
LINNIE MORRIS vs. CHARLES L. MORRIS
ETHAN HAYES vs. EARNEST H. HAYES
Thursday, December 16, 1943
Mrs. ANNIE JENKINS
Mrs. ANNIE JENKINS passed away at the family home Sunday. She had been in declining health for several months. Funeral services were held at the First Baptist Church, Monday, with Rev. O. HAMBLEN, pastor, conducting the services. Burial was in Mt. Olive cemetery arranged by Richeson funeral home. Mrs. Annie Jenkins, known as Aunt Annie, was born in Murray County, Tennessee March 4, 1869 and died Dec. 12, 1943, age 74. She was a long time member of the Baptist Church and had resided in Healdton 30 years. Surviving are a daughter, unable to attend the funeral, one granddaughter, two sisters Mrs. G. W. GANDY of Healdton and Mrs. PATTY BAMEL of Wirt, two brothers and some nephews and nieces.
J. H. COURLL
Funeral services were held at the First Missionary Baptist Church Wednesday for J. H. COURLL …
MORRISON W. DUNMAN
Funeral services were held at Ringling, Wednesday, for MORRISON WOODVILLE DUNMAN, who died at the family home north of Healdton Monday. Rev. VIRGIL BOUTWELL officiated at the funeral with burial in the Ringling cemetery arranged by Bettes funeral home. He was 71 years of age and had been in ill health four months. He is survived by his widow, son MARCUS DUNMAN of Healdton; daughters Mrs. RANIER PENDLETON of Ringling, Mrs. LAURA DILLON of Oklahoma City, MRS. FLORA LOVE of Healdton and Mrs. VIOLET MCCLARD of Healdton.
Thursday, December 30, 1943
Mrs. SARAH LENORA DAVENPORT died at the family home at Wirt, Dec. 28, following a heart attack. She was a pioneer resident of Wirt, living there since 1919. She was known as ‘Grandma Davenport.’ Funeral arrangements await the arrival of sons from California and Arizona. The body is at Collier Bros. funeral home. Sarah Lenora Davenport was born Oct. 2, 1864 in Aberdeen, Mississippi. She moved to Indian Territory in 1870, locating at Monroe, Oklahoma. She married JOHN FRANKLIN DAVENPORT in 1882. He preceded her in death in 1903. Eight children were born to this union, four of whom are deceased. She became a member of the Missionary Baptist Church at an early age and was a member of the Missionary Baptist Church at Wirt, moving there from Heavener in 1919.Surviving are LEONARD L. DAVENPORT of Bellflower, Calif., EZRA DAVENPORT of McMann, JAMES L. DAVENPORT of Warren, Arizona, and FRANK DAVENPORT of Wirt; ten grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two sisters Mrs. JESS DUDLEY of Heavener and Mrs. MOLLIE COURINGTON of Wilcox, Arizona.
Mrs. MARY ELIZABETH VERNON
Funeral services will be held at the First Missionary Baptist Church today for Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Vernon, age 89, pioneer resident of Healdton, who died at the home of a son, CHARLES VERNON, in north part of town, Dec. 29, following a lingering illness. Mrs. Vernon was known as ‘Aunt Mary.’ Rev. N. N. IVANS of the church will conduct the services with burial at Mt. Olive cemetery. Pallbearers will be members of the church. Mrs. Vernon was born in 1854. She is survived by children and grandchildren.
M. C. BROWN was called to Fort Smith, Arkansas by the death of his father who passed away Monday night. He had been in ill health for some time.
Divorce filed: R. E. HARRIS vs. LUCY HARRIS.