Pauls Valley, Oklahoma — H.J. “Sonny” Owens entered this life on August 20, 1926 in Lindsay, Oklahoma, the first of three children born to H.B. and Ethel Owens. He passed away November 13, 2012 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma at the age of 86 years. He and Juanita Story were married in Gainesville, Texas on July 1, 1946. They resided in Levelland, Texas for some time before returning to make Paoli their home. He was a member of the United Pentecostal Church. Sonny was a truck driver, a land construction worker and in later years tended his cows and farmed. He was preceded in death by a younger brother, his father and mother, who lived to be 102; and two great-grandchildren. Sonny is survived by his wife of over 66 years, Juanita Owens; three children: Linda Ivie of Moore, Donnie and Neva Owens of Pauls Valley, and Ronda and Rex Lovin of Salina, Kansas; four grandchildren: Terri Landry, Dalinda Ivie, Chris Owens, and Lance Martin; two step grandchildren, Scott and Kevin Sanders; six great-grandchildren; one sister, Charlene Peikert of Grand Prairie, Texas; one brother-in-law, Edward Story of Wayne; and several nieces and nephews. The family wishes to express their appreciation to the staff of Washita Valley Living Center for taking care of Sonny over the years and to David and Linda Coffey for the beautiful service and kind words. Funeral services will be held Friday, November 16, 2012 at 2 p.m. at Paoli United Pentecostal Church officiated by Rev. Terry Erwin. Interment will be at Paoli Cemetery under the direction of Stufflebean-Coffey Funeral Home. We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the family's guestbook at www.stufflebeanfuneralhome.com.
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.
James William Mann
James William Mann. 93, of Lindsay was born Sept. 13, 1920 and passed away July 11, 2014 at his home.
Audean Colson of Pauls Valley, passed away July 11, 2014 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma at the age of 93 years.
Guston L E Dixon
Guston L E Dixon, a resident of Wynnewood, Okla, passed away on Friday July 11, 2014 at his home at the age of 84.
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