Pauls Valley, Oklahoma — Col. (Ret) U.S.A.F. William Jackson “Bill” Crooke of Pauls Valley, Oklahoma was born to William Freeborn and Ethel Irene (Jackson) Crooke on August 3, 1931 in Detroit, Michigan and passed from this life on November 4, 2012 in Norman, Oklahoma at the age of 81 years. Bill grew up and attended school in Detroit, Michigan. He received his M.B.A. from George Washington University. Bill enlisted in the United States Air Force on July 12, 1953. He made a lifelong career serving his country for almost 26 years. Bill served for two tours during the Vietnam War. He obtained the rank of Colonel. Bill met Marilyn Brebach while they were attending school at Michigan State and later married. She preceded him in death on April 22, 1986. In August of 1987, Bill married Mary Sue Farbro. Bill and Sue made their home in Norman, Oklahoma and then after retirement, they moved to Lake Arbuckle between Davis and Sulphur. In 1996, they moved to Pauls Valley. Bill was active in Scouting at Sulphur and supported Circle of Care and Boys Ranch at Gore. Sue preceded him in death on April 23, 2012. Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 2 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Pauls Valley with Rev. Mark Watson officiating. Interment will be in the Maysville Cemetery with full military honors. Services are under the direction of Wooster Funeral Home. You may send a condolence to the family at www.woosterfuneralhomes.com. More will be in the Thursday, Nov. 8 edition of the PV Democrat.
Luan Adams, 77, of Wynnewood was born Oct. 22, 1936 and passed away July 27, 2014.
Sybil Fern Leach of Wynnewood, Oklahoma was born to Al Bonnie and Donnie May (Boyd) Vanderburg on December 31, 1916 in Hot Springs, Arkansas and passed from this life on July 28, 2014 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma at the age of 97 years.
Eva L. Dickson Wright
Eva L. Dickson Wright, passed away July 25, 2014 at her home in Purcell, Oklahoma at the age of 77 years.
Francis Leona ‘Chock’ Rutledge
Francis Leona “Chock” Rutledge, 94, of Lindsay was born Nov. 29, 1919 and passed away July 22, 2014 in Norman, Okla.
Nellie Lee Dutton Travis of Elmore City, Oklahoma was born September 10, 1932 in Blackwell, Oklahoma to the late Ferguson Roosevelt “Ted” Dutton and Alice Vaughncil Harrison Dutton and passed from this life on July 22, 2014 at her home in Elmore City, Oklahoma at the age of 81 years.
Lisa D. Brinkley
Lisa D. Brinkley of Springdale, Arkansas was born to Clarence (C. L.) and Bertha (Wright) Pelfrey on November 3, 1947 in Yuba City, California and passed from this life on July 15, 2014 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma at the age of 66 years.
Roger Glen Clayton
Roger Glen Clayton, of Wynnewood, was born April 22, 1960 in Arizona to Sonny B. and Wanda Ruth (Riddle) Clayton. He passed away July 10, 2014 in Newcastle, Oklahoma at the age of 54 years.
Reba Joyce Dawson
Reba Joyce Dawson of Pauls Valley, Oklahoma was born to Ben and Gertie Mae (Gates) Crawford Jr. on July 28, 1934 in Carthage, Texas and passed from this life on July 8, 2014 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma at the age of 79 years.
Lawatha Dean Gilley
Lawatha Dean Gilley, of Pauls Valley, passed away July 8, 2014 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma at the age of 80 years.
Richard Dale Lindsey
Richard Dale Lindsey, 84, was born Jan. 23, 1930 in Elmore City, Okla., to Dale and Maud Lindsey.
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