Public Notice

PUBLISHED IN THE CLAREMORE DAILY PROGRESS, CLAREMORE, OKLA., JUNE 7, 2006.

IN THE DISTRICT COURT

OF ROGERS COUNTY

STATE OF OKLAHOMA

In The Matter of the Estate of GALE STANLEY WELCH, Deceased.

Case No. PB-2006-42

NOTICE OF HEARING FOR PROBATE OF WILL

Notice is hereby given to all persons interested in the Estate of GALE STANLEY WELCH, Deceased, that on the 1st day of June, 2006, VALERIE DARLENE SKIMBO and VANESSA ANN WELCH produced and filed in the District Court of Rogers County, Oklahoma, an instrument in writing purporting to be the Last Will and Testament of GALE STANLEY WELCH, Deceased, and also filed in said Court a Petition praying for the probate of said Will, and that Letters Testamentary issue thereon to VALERIE DARLENE SKIMBO and VANESSA ANN WELCH, and requesting that the Court determine the identity of all heirs, devisees and legatees.

Pursuant to an Order of said Court made on the 1st day of June, 2006, notice is hereby given that the 26 day of June, 2006, at the hour of 10:00 o’clock a.m. of said day, has been appointed as the time for hearing said Petition and proving said Will at the District Court room in the Courthouse in the City of Claremore, Rogers County, State of Oklahoma, when and where all persons interested may appear and contest the same.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and the seal of said Court, this 1st day of June, 2006.

s/ J. Dwayne Steidley

Judge of the District Court

By: s/ Jill Dodson

Alex L. Hammack, OBA No. 17736

104 S. Missouri, Suite 200

Claremore, Oklahoma 74017

(918) 342-2822

(918) 342-4370 (fax)

Attorney for Petitioners