From Mahlon Erickson's "Payne County Oklahoma Cemetery Index" (no Nuel/Newell Reynolds, no Clausine C. Bales, no Otis Paul Bales, no Verlin Curtis)--
In Sunset Memorial Gardens--
Delbert Louis Bales, b. 18 Apr 1904, d. 6 Dec 1975, "H of Orpha"
Orpha E. Bales, b. 8 Dec 1907, d. 22 May 1982 "W of Delbert"
In Perkins Cemetery--
Samuel Dumont Curtis, b. 27 Oct 1901, d. 23 Apr 1990, "H of Ella & Eula"
Ella Nell Johnson Curtis, b. 29 July 1900, d. 9 July 1993 "W of Samuel"
Gilbert Samuel "Buddy" Curtis, b. 3 July 1927, d. 27 May 1947, "S of Samuel&Ella"
Ellen Mary Danielson Johnson, b. 27 Nov 1860, d. 21 May 1941, "W of Charley G."
From the Stroud Funeral Home records, Stillwater, OK---
J.I. Reynolds, b. 1875/03/30, d. 1965/09/22 buried Carney
Della Leola Reynolds, b. 1879/09/09, d. 1964/06/13, buried Carney
Estelle M. Frame, b. 1885/09/18, d.1967/06/04, buried in Perkins
Richard Burt Frame, b. 1860/11/02, d. 1944/09/17, buried in Perkins
From "Oklahoma Cemetery Records in Lincoln County, Vol. V.", 1973, buried in Carney Cemetery next to Della L. Reynolds is James, J.J.W., May 26 1866-Feb. 13, 1928, and Mary Wall (no dates) and Jacob Deward Wall, 1858-1936.
From the "Perkins Journal" newspaper, Perkins, OK, Pg. 1, col. 6, June 25, 1964--
"Services Are Held For Mrs. Reynolds
Mrs. Della Leola Reynolds, 84, of Perkins, who celebrated her 67th wedding anniversary Feb. 14, died Saturday, June 13, in Stillwater Municipal Hospital.
Services for Mrs. Reynolds were held at 10 a.m. Monday, June 15 in the Methodist Church at Perkins with the Rev. John Murrell officiating.Burial was at Carney cemetery under the direction of Strode Funeral home.
Mrs. Reynolds was born in Dalton, Ark., Sept. 9, 1879 the daughter of William and Elizabeth James.She was married to James I. Reynolds there Feb. 14, 1897, where they lived until 1919, when they moved to the Carney community.The moved to Perkins in 1924.
In addition to her husband, Mrs. Reynolds is survived by six sons, Tom of Wilson, Ark., Claud of the home, Alva of Perkins, Clyde and Clifford of Altus and Nuel of Oklahoma City, two daughters, Mrs. Orpha Bales, Stillwater, and Mrs. Ethel Frame, Perkins; 30 grandchildren, 51 great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one son, three daughters, six brothers, and two sisters.
Grandsons were her pallbearers."
From the "Perkins Journal" newspaper, Perkins, Oklahoma, Sept. 30, 1965, front page, col. 4--
"Services Are Held For James Reynolds
Funeral services for James Irvin Reynolds, retired Perkins farmer, were held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the Methodist Church in Perkins.Reynolds, 90, died Thursday at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Orpha Bales, 723 E. 12th, Stillwater.
Burial was at the Carney cemetery under the direction of the Strode Funeral Home.
Reynolds was born at Dalton, Ark., March 30, 1875, the son of Alfred and Rebecca White Reynolds.He married Della James in Dalton, February 14, 1897.
He lived in the Dalton area until 1919 when he settled in the Tryon and Carney area.He later moved to Perkins where he had lived since.He was a member of the Methodist church.
Reynolds is survived by six sons and two daughters; Tom Reynolds and Claud Reynolds, Wilson, Ark.; Nuel Reynolds, Perkins, Clyde Reynolds, Altus; Clifford Reynolds, California; Mrs. Orpha Bales, 723 E.12th; and Mrs. R. B. Frame, Perkins; Thirty grandchildren and more than 50 great and great-great-grandchildren also survive.
He was preceded in death by his wife in 1964 and also one son and four daughters."
From the "Stillwater News-Press" newspaper, Stillwater, OK, May 24, 1982, page 2, col. 3, with photo--
"Bales Funeral Is Wednesday
Mrs. Delbert (Orpha E.) Bales formerly of Rt. 1, Perkins, died Saturday, May 22, 1982, at the age of 74.
Mrs. Bales died at Westhaven Nursing Center where she has been a patient since 1975, after she was in an automobile accident which took the life of her husband and left her in a coma.
Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of the Strode Funeral Home.The Rev. Charlie Thompson will officiate.Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
A native of Pocahontas, Ark., the daughter of Della and James Irvin Reynolds, she was born Dec. 8, 1907.
She had lived in Arkansas until she moved to Oklahoma.She and Delbert Louis Bales were married March 14, 1927 at Stillwater.After their marriage they lived on a farm in the Perkins-Tryo area before becoming caretakers at the Free Methodist Campgrounds at Perkins from 1950 until 1961.They were caretakers at the Payne Count Fairgrounds until 1970.She had been a housekeeper at Willard Residence Hall at Oklahoma State University for 15 years until the accident Dec. 6, 1975.
She was a member of the Free Methodist church.
In addition to her husband, a son, Clausine C. Bales, predeceased her in 1966.
She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Kenneth (Doris Maxine) Hinkle of Ponca City; three sons, Jimmy Lew Bales of Yukon, Otis Paul Bales, northeast of Stillwater, Donald Dewayne Bales of Hot Springs, Ark.; 12 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Also surviving is a sister, Mrs. R.B. (Ethel) Frame of Perkins, six brothers include Newell Reynolds of Perkins; Tom and Claude Reynolds both of Arkansas; Alva and Clyde Reynolds of Cedar Lake, and Clifford Reynolds of Arizona."
From the "Stillwater News-Press" newspaper, Stillwater, OK, July 12, 1993, with photo--
"Ella Nell Curtis
Perkins-Services for Ella Nell Curtis will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 14, in the Perkins First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Susan Ross officiating.
Burial will follow in the Perkins Cemetery under the direction of Strode Funeral Home.Memorials may be made to the church, 1005 E. Kirk, Perkins 74059.
Mrs. Curtis died Friday, July 9, 1993, in the Stillwater Medical Center at the age of 92.She was bor July 29, 1900 in Perkins, to Charles and Ellen Mary (Danielson) Johnson.
She was in a pioneer family of Perkins and retired as a housekeeper from Cordell Hall at Oklahoma State University in 1971 after 20 years of service.She married Samuel Dumont Curtis in Perry in 1923, and he preceded her in death in 1990.
She was also predeceased by her parents, six brothers, four sisters and one son, Gilbert "Buddy" Curtis.She was a member of the Perkins First United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Curtis is survived by two sons, Verlin Curtis of Stillwater, and Dale Curtis of Squaw Valley, Calif.; four daughters, Bonnie Bales of Yukon, Lois Inskeep of Palm Springs, Calif., and Esther Fowble and Dorothy Cox, both of Oklahoma City; 13 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren."