Pauls Valley, OK, Pauls Valley Democrat

Obituaries

February 25, 2014

Selinda Rose Knight

Pauls Valley, Oklahoma — Selinda Rose Knight, 51, of Noble, Oklahoma, formerly a resident of Pauls Valley, was born on June 25, 1962 in Lubbock, Texas. She passed away on February 12, 2014 in Noble.

Funeral services were held Monday, Feb. 24 at Faith Temple Church in Pauls Valley.

Survivors include her mother and stepfather Loretta Lovell and Merl Lovell; brothers Eldon Edwards and Weldon Edwards; sons Kyle Edwards, Dakota Knight, Jonah Knight and Mason Knight, all of Pauls Valley; daughter Alesha Compton of Stratford; her spouse Kerry Backues; and other family members.

She was preceded in death by her father Eldon Earl Edwards, her sister Sidonna Watson, brother Woody Edwards, daughter Shanaci Adkins; and former husband Dean Knight.

I’m Free

Don’t grieve for me, for now I’m free

I’m following the path God laid for me,

I took His hand when I heard Him call

I turned my back and left it all.

I could not stay another day

To laugh, to love, to work or play.

Tasks left undone must stay that way.

I found that place at the close of day.

If my parting left a void

Then fill it with remembered joy.

A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss

Ah, yes, these things, I too, will miss.

Be not burdened with times of sorrow.

I wish you the sunshine of tomorrow.

My life’s been full, I savored much.

Good friends, good times, a loved one’s touch.

Perhaps my time seemed all too brief,

Don’t lengthen it now with undue grief,

Lift up your heart, and share with me

God wanted me now, He set me free!

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Obituaries
  • Juanita ‘Janie’ Williams

    Juanita “Janie” Williams, 90, of Pauls Valley passed away July 30, 2014 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma at her home with her family near her side.

    July 31, 2014

  • Loyd Oliver

    Loyd Rdell Oliver, 98, was born January 13, 1916 in Wayne, Oklahoma and died in his home in Fresno, California on July 19, 2014.

    July 31, 2014

  • Luan Adams

    Luan Adams, 77, of Wynnewood was born Oct. 22, 1936 and passed away July 27, 2014.

    July 29, 2014

  • Sybil Leach

    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.

    July 29, 2014

  • 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.

    July 29, 2014

  • 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.

    July 25, 2014

  • Nellie Travis

    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.

    July 25, 2014

  • 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.

    July 17, 2014

  • 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.

    July 17, 2014

  • 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.

    July 17, 2014

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