Claremore Daily Progress


  • Wendell Loran Francis

    A Celebration of the life of Wendell Loran Francis will be 10 a.m. Tuesday March 12, 2013 at Sequoyah Baptist Church where he was a longtime faithful member.  Visitation will be Monday March 11, 2013 from 1-7 p.m. at Rice Funeral Service.  Family will receive visitors from 5-7.  
    Wendell left his temporary earthly home for his eternal heavenly home on Friday March 8, 2013. He was 90 years old.

    March 10, 2013

  • Deena K. Murphy

    Funeral service for Deena K. Murphy will be 2 p.m., Tuesday, March 12, at the Musgrove-Merriott-Smith Chapel with Pastor David Erwin officiating.

    March 10, 2013

  • Rick Charles Thomas, Sr.

    A celebration of the life of Rick Charles Thomas, Sr. will be 3 p.m. Friday, March 8, 2013 in the Chapel of the Garden at Rice Funeral Service.

    March 7, 2013

  • Jack Buddy Moore

    Funeral service for Jack Buddy Moore will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at the United Pentecostal Church of Chelsea. Burial will follow at Chelsea Cemetery under the direction of the Chelsea Funeral Home and Crematory.

    March 5, 2013

  • Kevin Lewis

    Funeral service for Kevin Lewis will be 2 p.m Friday, March 1, 2013 at the Chelsea Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Wards Grove Cemetery.  Visitation will be held at the funeral home Thursday 1-8 p.m., and family will greet friends 6-8 p.m.

    February 28, 2013

  • Elva Lou (Taylor) Rongey

    Elva Lou (Taylor) Rongey of Kiefer, Okla. went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013.

    February 27, 2013

  • Peggy Irene Haynes

    Funeral service for Peggy Irene Haynes will be 2 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 28, at the Musgrove-Merriott-Smith Chapel with Pastor John Vanomen officiating.  Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery.  Visitation will be held at the funeral home Thurs. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    February 27, 2013

  • Nancy Ann Hurst

    Funeral service for Nancy Ann Hurst will be 2 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 27, at the Musgrove-Merriott-Smith Chapel.  Burial will follow at Lone Elm Cemetery.  Visitation will be held at the funeral home Tuesday 1-8 p.m.

    February 26, 2013

  • Ronnie Dee Fisher

    Memorial service for Ronnie Dee Fisher will be 10 a.m., Tues., Feb. 26, at the Musgrove-Merriott-Smith Chapel with Pastor Roger Ballard officiating.  Military honors presented by the U.S. Marine Corps.

    February 26, 2013

  • Leo Allen Murray

    Leo Allen Murray, son of W.T. Murray and Pearl Barnes Murray went to his new home on Feb. 17, 2013. He was born May 8, 1931 in Muskogee, Okla. with two older brothers Homer Murray and Robert Murray.  Leo graduated from Muskogee Central High School in 1949, attended Muskogee Jr. College and then joined the U.S. Navy.  He served four years on the U.S.S. Lark Minesweeper.  While in the Navy Leo married his high school sweetheart, Barbara White.

    February 20, 2013