Obits

Burton Maurice Casad



Burton Maurice Casad, Ponca City resident, died Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 in Colorado Springs, Colo. at the age of 84. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018 at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Ponca City, Okla. Burton was born in Mooreland, Okla. on Nov. 19, 1933 to Victor and Nellie Casad. He was the […]

Jennifer Lynn Olson



Jennifer Lynn Olson of Yukon died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, at her home in Yukon at the age of 47 years. Jennifer Lynn Olson was born on May 10, 1971, in Oklahoma City to Aaron William and Peggy Lynn Curren Bush. A graveside service is scheduled for 1:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 16 in the Blackwell Cemetery with a memorial service […]

Dora Jane Orsburn



Dora Jane Orsburn of Blackwell, Okla., passed away on Nov. 11th, 2018 at the Ponca City Medical Center in Ponca City, at the age of 79 years. Dora Jane Orsburn was born on March 19, 1939, in Neodesha, Kan. She was the daughter of Ralph and Lucille Moore Beard. She grew up in Kansas and Blackwell, attending schools in Blackwell. […]

Funerals 2018-11-13



Wednesday Ralph William Davenport —Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14 in St. John’s Lutheran Church, Newkirk with Pastor Mark Mozeik officiating. Interment will follow in Newkirk Cemetery. Miller-Stahl Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.

Evelyn Vaverka Engelking



Evelyn Vaverka Engelking passed away on Sunday, Nov.11, 2018. She was born on December 24, 1932 to Lidmill E. and Stella Houska Vaverka in Hennessey. She received her early education at Center View School and graduated from Hennessey High School with the class of 1950. She continued on to college getting a degree from Oklahoma A&M College, now known as […]

Ruth Marie Covey White



Ruth Marie Covey White, of Blackwell, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 at the age of 91 years. Ruth was born on July 25, 1927, to Albert Nelson Covey and Emma Ruth McClain Covey. Ruth was born in the family residence at 914 W. College in Blackwell. She graduated from Blackwell High School in 1945, and attended Bethany Peniel […]

Funerals 2018-11-12



Tuesday Sharon Kay Chestnut Lewis — Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018 at the Strode Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in the Tryon Cemetery in Tryon, Okla. Ella L. Yandell Allen — Services will be held at Hunsaker Wooten Funeral Home at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, with burial to […]

Clay Gammon



Clay Gammon was born to Ray and Madgie Graham Gammon on Sept. 29, 1923 near Konawa, Okla. They later moved to a farm near Marland, Okla., on land once belonging to the 101 ranch. After graduating high school in Three Sands, Okla., he entered the Army Air Corps in 1942. He flew combat missions over Germany as a tail gunner. […]

Pending – Jennifer Olson



Jennifer Olson, of Yukon, died Saturday afternoon, Nov. 10, 2018, at her home in Yukon at the age of 47 years. Services are pending with Roberts and Son Funeral Home.

Ralph William Davenport



Ralph William “R. W.” Davenport, longtime Newkirk resident, died Wednesday night, Nov. 7, 2018 in the Ponca City Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. He was 88. Born April 23, 1930, R. W. grew up in Wisconsin and Illinois before coming to the Kay County area. On March 23, 1973 he and Nancy Jane Goodno White were married in Newkirk where they […]


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