Ponca City, OK


Mary Martha Warrior Brown

Mary Martha Warrior Brown, of Ponca City passed into heaven on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. She was only 52 years old. She was born on July 2, 1965, in Tahlequah, the daughter of Clyde M. Warrior and Della Cheryl Hopper Warrior. She worked as a secretary for the Social Security Department. She married Lamont Brown II and together they raised six children. She enjoyed music especially tribal music. She liked Al Green. She liked to teach the children how to do tribal dances. Her favorite song was Jingle. She was a Fancy Shaw dancer. She was a member of the Ponca Nation and a descendant of the Otoe-Missouria tribe. She loved to laugh and often teased to make others laugh. She had a very good sense of humor.

She was preceded in death by her father, Claude Warrior; grandfather, Lamont Warrior; grandmother, Gloria Moncooyea; grandfather, Eugene Brown; grandmother, Mava Brown and great-grandmother, Katie Carson.

She is survived by her husband, Lamont; sons, Lamont Brown III and Odi Brown; daughters, Cheryl D. Brown, Katie Lynn Brown, Andellaka Brown and Rosemary Brown; 14 grandchildren; two sisters, Andrea Warrior and Kathleen Honahni and many nieces and nephews.

A traditional tribal burial will take place on Monday, Feb. 19, at Otoe-Missouria Tribal Center. The noon feast will precede the giveaway and funeral service. Burial will follow in Ponca Indian Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of Grace Memorial Chapel.

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Glynn E. Cox

Glynn E. Cox, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, in Ponca City. He was 86 years old. Glynn was born on June 7, 1931, in Enid, the son of William and Hazel Beavers Cox. On June 5, 1955, he married Phannie “Faye” Stewart in Enid. The couple lived in Enid, Tulsa and Oklahoma City, before settling in Osage County. He was a terminal manager and was a truck driver for Rocket, C & P Transport, ANR Transportation and Walmart. He was accompanied by his wife when he drove for Head Country Food Products and finally retired in 2013.

Before retirement the couple enjoyed camping, boating and riding motorcycles.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Faye; his parents and one brother, Lorraine Cox.

He is survived by his children, Allen Cox and Vickie Clark, both of Ponca City; grandchildren, Chris Hoddy, Justin Hoddy, Austin Hoddy, Brook Hoddy, Bryce Hoddy and Audrey Hall and three great-grandsons, Parker Hoddy, Connor Hall and Cameron Hall.

A funeral will be held on Thursday, Feb. 22, at 2 p.m. at Trout Funeral Home Chapel with Mike Sweetman, pastor, presiding. Following the funeral, he will be laid to rest next to his wife in Enid Cemetery. His family will be available to greet friends on Tuesday, Feb. 20, from 6-8 p.m. at Trout Funeral Home and friends may come by the funeral home from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 21.

Casket bearers will be, Chris Hoddy, Austin Hoddy, Michael Hall, Russell Cox, Brad Allensworth and John Allensworth.

Honorary casket bearer will be, Bill Selby.

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Services Pending

Oley Bullard

Oley Bullard, resident of Ponca City, died Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in Wichita, Kan. He was 70.
Arrangements are pending with Trout Funeral Home and Crematory



Tuesday, February 20

Martin Dominic Steichen — A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church under the direction of Trout Funeral Home and Crematory.


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