Claremore Daily Progress


  • Delbert L. Raley, Jr.

    Services for Delbert L. Raley, Jr. were held today in the Chapel of the Garden at Rice Funeral Service, burial followed at Woodlawn Cemetery.  Delbert passed away on Tuesday, October. 29, 2013.  He was 76. 

    October 31, 2013

  • Van Don Speaks

    Claremore resident  Van Don Speaks, investigator for the District Attorney’s office, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013.  He was 78.
    A time of remembrance will be 1-7 pm at Rice Funeral Service. 

    October 30, 2013

  • Wilbert “Dale” Jones

    A celebration of the life of Wilbert “Dale” Jones was 10:00 a.m. today in the Chapel of the Gardens at Rice Funeral Service.  Dale passed away on Friday, Oct. 25, 2013.  He was 72.

    October 29, 2013

  • John Patrick McGillicuddy

    Visitation for John Patrick McGillicuddy will be from 1 to 8 p.m. on Friday at the Inola Funeral Home & Crematory.

    October 24, 2013

  • Ricky Lee Oliver

    Ricky Lee Oliver passed away on Monday, Oct. 7, 2013. He was 56 years old.

    October 22, 2013

  • Wayne Coy Compton

    Wayne Coy Compton was born Dec. 8, 1934 in Claremore, Okla. to James and Lovene (Sims) Compton, he was one of nine children. His family moved to California when he was in the first grade where he was reared and educated and attended college at Reedley College receiving his Associates Degree.

    October 16, 2013

  • Deborah Lynn Vaught

    Funeral service for Deborah Lynn Vaught will be 11 a.m., Fri., Oct. 11, at First Baptist Church of Claremore with Chaplain Jim Dodds officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery under the direction of Musgrove-Merriott-Smith Funeral Service & Crematory. Visitation will be held at the funeral home Thurs. 1-8 p.m., and family will greet friends 5-7 p.m.

    October 10, 2013

  • Elizabeth Ann “Liz” Blackwell

    Funeral service for Elizabeth Ann “Liz” Blackwell will be 2 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 9, at Pleasant View Baptist Church, Pryor, with Pastor Gerald Pilant officiating. Burial will follow in Oakhaven Memorial Gardens, Claremore. Visitation will be at the funeral home Tuesday 1-8 p.m.

    October 8, 2013

  • Harold Dean Gatrell

    Funeral service for Harold Dean Gatrell will be held 3 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 9, at the Inola Funeral Home Chapel. Pastor T.J. Helling will officiate.  Burial will follow in Highland Cemetery.  Visitation will be at the funeral home Wednesday. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    October 8, 2013

  • Cheryl Dainise Ballard

    Funeral service for Cheryl Dainise Ballard will be 10 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 9, at First Church of God, Pryor, with Pastor Andrew Rehbein officiating.

    October 8, 2013


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