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.
Oneta K. Goss
Oneta K. Goss of Pauls Valley passed away April 4, 2014 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma at the age of 90 years.
Gary Don Parkey
Gary Don Parkey, 69, of Paoli, Oklahoma was born May 31, 1944 in Wynnewood, Oklahoma to Harold “John” and Charolette Parkey, and entered this life on April 4, 2014.
Carl Lloyd White
Carl Lloyd White, 76, of Maysville was born April 17, 1937 in Garvin Springs, Okla., to Archie Aaron White and Hazel Mae (Jensen) White. He passed away April 2, 2014 in Oklahoma City.
Larry E. Morris
Larry E. Morris, 59, of Lindsay was born Aug. 2, 1954 and passed away April 2, 2014 in Hennessey, Okla.
Jessie ‘Lovenia’ Victoria Alvarado
Jessie “Lovenia” Victoria Alvarado, 83, of Pauls Valley was born in Wynnewood, Oklahoma to Fred Bevers and Jessie Kelsey Bevers on December 5, 1930. Lovenia passed from this life on April 3, 2014.
Virginia Lee (Clagg) Herrin
Virginia Lee (Clagg) Herrin was born on September 26, 1931 in Lindsay, Okla. and departed for her Heavenly home on March 27, 2014.
Suzanne Chisholm Patton of Pauls Valley passed away March 26, 2014 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma at the age of 62 years.
Melissa (Missy) Dawn Mikel
Melissa (Missy) Dawn Mikel, 45, of Pauls Valley, Oklahoma lost her battle with brain cancer and multiple sclerosis on March 17, 2014 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma with family at her side.
Georgia Nelda Jean (McKee) Shreve
Georgia Nelda Jean (McKee) Shreve, 64, a lifelong resident of Elmore City, Oklahoma, passed from this life at her home on Saturday, March 22, 2014.
Lela Lavern Wigley
Lela Lavern Wigley, 89, of Maysville was born Oct. 27, 1924 in Wolf, Okla., to Lee and Mada (Rogers) Morphew.
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