Claremore Daily Progress


  • Mary Eveline Kaufman

    Services for Mary Eveline Kaufman will be 2 p.m., Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at First Christian Church, Chelsea. Burial will follow at Chelsea Cemetery under the direction of Chelsea Funeral Home & Cremation Service. Visitation will be from 1-8 p..m on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at the funeral home with family receiving visitors from 6-8 p.m.. Mary passed away on Friday, June 27, 2014. She was 89.

    July 1, 2014

  • Norma (McDaniel) Staley

    Funeral service for Norma (McDaniel) Staley will be 11 a.m., Wednesday, July 2, at MMS-Payne Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Michael Clark officiating.  Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home Tuesday 1-8 p.m.

    July 1, 2014

  • John “Blake” Parkhurst

    A Celebration of the Life of John “Blake” Parkhurst will be 12 p.m., Tuesday July 1, at the MMS-Payne Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Michael Clark officiating.  Burial will follow at Oakhaven Memorial Gardens.

    June 29, 2014

  • Warnock D. Harwell

    Graveside service for Warnock D. Harwell will be 10 a.m., Monday, June 30, at Woodlawn Cemetery with Pastor Phil Platner officiating.  Military honors will be conducted by the U.S. Army.  Burial will follow under the direction of MMS-Payne Funeral Home & Cremation Service.

    June 29, 2014

  • David M. Hill

    David Michael Hill began his Heavenly journey June 23, 2014 at home with his family. David was born Sept. 23, 1957 in Chattanooga, Tennessee to HJ and Ruth Guffey Hill. He lived his youth in Tennessee, New Mexico and Oklahoma, attending Broken Arrow schools. He attended college in Oklahoma and Texas, eventually obtaining four degrees in Design Drafting, Welding Tech, Civil Engineering and Survey Technology.

    June 26, 2014

  • Juanita Young

    Juanita Young, 92, of Inola died Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at Inola Health and Rehab.
    She was born July, 8, 1921 in Milo, Okla. She married John L. Young on May 27,1939. He preceded her in death in 2001.

    June 26, 2014

  • Eleanora Taylor

    Memorial services for Eleanora Taylor will be 11 a.m., Saturday, June 18, 2014 at St. Cecilia Catholic Church, Claremore, Okla.

    June 26, 2014

  • Riley “Bill” W. Miller

    Graveside services for Riley “Bill” W. Miller will be 1 p.m., Thursday, June 26, 2014 at Ft. Gibson National Cemetery, under the direction of MMS-Payne Funeral Home.  Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until 11:30a.m., on Thursday morning at the funeral home.

    June 25, 2014

  • Cara Diane Luther

    A celebration of life service for Cara Diane Luther will be 2 p.m., Thursday June 26, 2014 in the Chapel of the Garden at Rice Funeral Service.

    June 24, 2014

  • La Fern Douglas

    I lost my Mother, my dearest friend, my greatest ally, and my ardent champion, La Fern Douglas, age 81, on the morning of June 16, 2014, at her home in Sherman, Texas, following a protracted and painful physical condition which finally found its remedy in the wee hours of that Monday morning.

    June 22, 2014