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June 23, 2013

Vera Belle Henson

CLAREMORE — Vera Belle Henson was born Oct. 9, 1930 and passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2013, peacefully at Treasure Coast Hospice in Stuart ,Fla.

Vera was a lifelong racing fan from Oklahoma Outboard Boat Racing, Midgets, Outlaw Sprints and Nascar.  

In her early years, Vera was a talented bowler, organist, and painting artist. Her quick wit will be missed by all.

Her last words were “See you at the Big Track in the Sky”.

She is survived by her son, Joe Shaffer of Port Saint Lucie,  Fla., grandson, David Shaffer of Murphy, Texas, granddaughter, Brandi Shaffer Parks of Hillsboro, Texas, sister, Bennie Mae Fox of Arlington, Texas, five great-grandchildren, David Jr., Dustin, Madison, Logan and Rena.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert (Bob) Henson, brothers, Monte and James Hogue, parents, Bennett Hogue and Anne Mae Robinson.

Interment was at Memorial Park in Tulsa.

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  • Doris Ann Chafin

    Funeral service for Doris Ann Chafin will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, July 18, at Verdigris Assembly of God with Brother Harold Brannon officiating. Burial will follow at Lone Elm Cemetery under the direction of MMS-Payne Funeral Home & Cremation Service. Visitation will be held Thursday 1-8 p.m., and family will greet friends 5-7 p.m.

    July 18, 2014

  • Patricia (Pat) D. Nickerson

    Graveside service for Patricia (Pat) D. Nickerson will be held 10 a.m. Friday, July 18, 2014 at Oakhaven Memorial Gardens in Claremore. Pallbearers will be Roy Rollins, Rob Rollins, Ron Rollins, Wayne Allen, Kelsey Wells, Angela Nowlin, Amber Holinsworth, and Maegan Gardner; and honorary pallbearer will be Rev. Joey Bentley. Visitation will be held on Thursday, from 1-8 p.m. with family greeting friends from 6-8 p.m.

    July 17, 2014

  • Jewel S. Starr

    Funeral service for Jewel S. Starr will be 1 p.m., Friday, July 18, at the MMS-Payne Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Paul Simpson and Chaplain Bishop Bell officiating. Burial will follow at Wann Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the funeral home Thursday 1-8 p.m., and family will greet friends 6-8 p.m.

    July 17, 2014

  • Mildred Warden

    Mildred Warden was the mother of three and surrogate mother to hundreds.
    She operated one of Claremore’s first daycare for children. She died Friday, July 11, 2014 at the age of 86.

    July 15, 2014

  • Johnny Lee Fivecoats

     Services celebrating the life of Johnny Lee Fivecoats will be 3 p.m., Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at Memorial Heights Baptist Church, Claremore.  Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery, under the direction of MMS-Payne Funeral Home. Friends may visit at the funeral home from 1-8pm on Tuesday, July 15, with family receiving visitors from 6-8 p.m.

    July 15, 2014

  • Jasper Leroy Ham

    Services for Jasper Leroy Ham will be 2 p.m., Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at MMS-Payne Funeral Home Chapel; burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery. Friends may visit at the funeral home on Monday, July 14 from 1-8 p.m.

    July 14, 2014

  • Austin Dermott “Derm” Cloud

    A celebration of life service with full military honors for Austin Dermott “Derm” Cloud will be 2 p.m., Monday, July 14, 2014 in the Chapel of the Garden at Rice Funeral Service. Visitation will be today from 1-5 at the funeral home. Derm passed away on Wednesday, July 9, 2014. He was 88.

    July 13, 2014

  • Charles Edward “Chuck” Griffin

    Memorial service for Charles Edward “Chuck” Griffin will be 11 a.m., Monday, July 14, at Eden Mennonite Church, Inola. Military honors will be presented by the U.S. Marine Corps.

    July 13, 2014

  • Eva Olive Hornbaker

    Private family services for Eva Olive Hornbaker will be Wednesday, July 16, 2014 in Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver, Colo. Eva passed away on Wednesday, July 9, 2014. She was 85.

    July 13, 2014

  • Larry Leon Stokes

    Funeral service for Larry Leon Stokes will be 10 a.m., Tuesday, July 15 at Rehoboth Baptist Church with Pastor Wayne Keely officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery under the direction of MMS-Payne Funeral Home & Cremation Service. Visitation will be held at the funeral home Monday 1-8 p.m., and family will greet friends 6-8 p.m.

    July 13, 2014