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Funerals 2017-08-22



Wednesday Shirley Jane Taylor — A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. at Odd Fellows Cemetery under the direction of Trout Funeral Home and Crematory.

Pearley Ruth Ridgeway



Pearley Ruth Ridgeway, age 94, long time resident of Ponca City, passed away Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in Ponca City. Friends and loved ones may pay their respects at the funeral home from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 24 and Friday, Aug. 25. A funeral to celebrate her life will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 26, at […]

Joe Clair Boyer



NEWKIRK — Joe Clair Boyer, longtime Newkirk area farmer and rancher, was escorted by angels to his heavenly home early Saturday morning, Aug. 19, 2017, at Via Christi Village, Ponca City. He was 86. The son of Jack B. Boyer and Eva Jo Andrews Boyer, he was born in Norman on Feb. 7, 1931. The family moved to Newkirk where […]

Pending – James Thompson



NEWKIRK — James Thompson, longtime Newkirk resident, died Monday morning, Aug. 21, 2017, at AllianceHealth Midwest City. He was 84. Arrangements are pending with Miller-Stahl Funeral Service, Newkirk.

Pending – Robert M. Rigdon



LAKELAND, Fla. — Robert M. “Bob” Rigdon, former Newkirk resident, died unexpectedly Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, at his home in Lakeland, Fla. He was 75. Arrangements are pending with Miller-Stahl Funeral Service, Newkirk.

Joe Clair Boyer



NEWKIRK — Joe Clair Boyer, longtime Newkirk area farmer, was escorted by angels to his heavenly home early Saturday morning, Aug. 19, 2017, at AllianceHealth Ponca City. He was 86.  The son of Jack B. Boyer and Eva Jo Andrews Boyer, he was born Feb. 7, 1931, in Norman. The family moved to Newkirk where his father served as superintendent of […]

Funerals 2017-08-21



Tuesday Betty Hibbs — A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. at First Lutheran Church. Burial will follow in Resthaven Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Trout Funeral Home and Crematory.

Pending – Pearly Ridgeway



Pearly Ridgeway, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, at Via Christi. She was 94. Arrangements are pending with Trout Funeral Home and Crematory.

Patricia Sue Bayer



Patricia Sue Bayer, 69, passed away on Friday, Aug. 18, 2017. She was born on May 26, 1948 the daughter of Frederick Andrew Brockert and Esther K. Cornelsen Brockert in Fowler, Kan. The family moved to Ensign, Kan., when she was in the first grade. They moved to Dodge City, Kan., where she attended school through third grade. Then later […]

William Edgar Hawthorn



William “Bill” Edgar Hawthorn, life-long Ponca City resident, passed away on Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, in Joplin, Mo. He was 89 years old. Bill was born on April 26, 1928, in Kildare, to his parents, Henry and Helen Niday Hawthorn. He grew up in Ponca City and graduated from Ponca City High School. Bill secretly married Nancy Shelton in May […]