Woodward, Okla. —
Barbara Elaine Martin Stone
Making a chilly entrance into this world, Barbara Elaine Martin Stone was born to August Leo Martin and Johnie Mae (McCann) Martin on January 6, 1943, in the ice plant owned by her parents in Paden, Oklahoma. Bobbie left this world on February 3, 2013, in Tyler, Texas. Bobbie was the youngest of six children. She attended school in Paden and graduated in 1961. Bobbie was a member of the Paden Church of Christ. She was wed to Oscar Bryne Stone, Jr. for 47 years until his death in 2008. She was the proud mom of David and Jonathan Stone.
Bobbie loved to teach and be with children. She treasured her time at Rainbow Pre-School in Stillwater and at Ripley Public Schools, where she touched the lives of many children and families. Additionally, she was instrumental in the startup Boomer Laundry in Woodward, OK. Bobbie also enjoyed making sure all of the customers felt welcome.
Her passion was family and friends. She enjoyed keeping in touch with her friends from high school. She also enjoyed talking with family. Family defined by Bobbie was anyone that crossed her path. She loved people, and never met a stranger.
She loved to crochet and many children have been wrapped in one of Bobbie's hand make teddy bear blankets.
Bobbie and Bryne were always on the lookout for people in need. The boys grew up knowing that at any time there might be an extra plate at the table or someone living with them for a while. There was always enough food, always enough room, and always enough love to get through anything.
Preceding her in death are her parents, her husband, Oscar Bryne Stone, her two brothers Otis and Glen Martin, her two sisters, Bonnie Martin and Dorene Tapp.
Left to treasure her memory are her children David and wife Karla Stone of Fargo, Oklahoma, Jonathan and wife Laurie Stone of Whitehouse, Texas; her adored grandchildren Austin and Levi Stone, Patricia and Ashley Steadman, and Ethan and Logan Stone; her brother, Marcus Martin and wife Mavis of Paden, Oklahoma and many, many, nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be Friday, February 8, 2013, 2:00 p.m. at the Parks Brothers Funeral Service Chapel in Prague, with Harvey Stowe and Allen Everett officiating. Burial will be at the Paden Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Parks Brothers Funeral Service in Prague.
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Woodward, Okla. —
Barbara Elaine Martin Stone
Harley Seth Williams
Harley Seth Williams, 4 Month and 5 day old infant son of Zach and Crystal Williams of Fargo, went to be with his Heavenly Father on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 surrounded by his family at the Woodward Regional Hospital. Graveside funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, July 14, 2014 at the Elmwood Cemetery with the Reverend John Elam officiating. Burial will follow with the Billings Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Stephanie Sager, 37 year old Woodward resident went to be with the Lord Friday, July 4, 2014 in Woodward. Graveside funeral services will be held at 10:00 am Thursday, July 9, 2014 in the Gage Cemetery with Reverend Larry White officiating. Billings Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Ben O. Washburn
Ben O. Washburn, Jr. 89 year old Woodward resident, died Monday, July 7, 2014 at the Grace Living Center in Woodward. Graveside funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, July 11, 2014 at the Elmwood Cemetery with Reverend Mary Davis officiating. The United States Army will provide military graveside rites. Burial will follow with the Billings Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Patsy L. McFarland
Patsy L. McFarland, 78 year old resident of Woodward, died Monday, July 7, 2014 after a long battle with cancer. Funeral services will be held at 10:00a.m. Saturday, July 12, 2014 in the Woodward First Baptist Church with the Reverend Beau Hague officiating. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery under the direction of the Billings Funeral Home.
Donald Hugh House
Funeral services for Donald Hugh House 79 year old former Woodward, Oklahoma resident will be held on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 in the First Christian Church at 2:00 P.M. in Thomas, Oklahoma with David Beck officiating. Burial will follow in the Sunnyside Cemetery in Vici, Oklahoma under the direction of Lockstone Funeral Home of Thomas.
Bobby Dean Mann
Bobby Dean Mann of Vici, Oklahoma, departed this life on June 29, 2014 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He was 78 years of age.
Bob was born September 30, 1935 in Homestead, Oklahoma. His parents moved to Beaver, Oklahoma when he was very young, and he grew up and lived the greater part of his adult life in Beaver. His life was one of hard work and physical activity, starting in his boyhood when he helped his parents run their dairy farm, milking cows twice a day, along with his mother and father. As an adult, he worked primarily with heavy equipment, doing dirt work in the oil fields and roads of northwest Oklahoma. He was proud of his skills, and often talked about doing the grading and preparation for the Beaver High School football field.
Carmen Hedges, 91 year old resident of Woodward, died July 4, 2014 in Woodward. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday in the Billings Funeral Home Chapel in Woodward with Ray Don Jackson officiating. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and also the morning of the service. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery with the United States Navy conducting military graveside rites. Arrangements are under the direction of the Billings Funeral Home.
Vernie Ray Rush
Vernie Ray Rush, 88 year old resident of May, Oklahoma died Sunday July 6, 2014 in Gage, Oklahoma. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 9, 2014 in the Fargo Nazarene Church with the Reverend Jerry Harrison officiating. Burial will be in the May Cemetery under the direction of the Billings Funeral Home.
Dorice Parker, 65 year old former Woodward resident and current Rock Springs, Wyoming resident, died Sunday, June 29, 2014 in Rock Springs. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Thursday, July 3, 2014 at the Woodward Church of Christ with James Bailey officiating. Burial will follow in the Elmwood Cemetery with the Billings Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Shirley J. Snider
Shirley J. Snider, 67 year old Woodward resident, died Monday, June 30, 2014 at the Grace Living Center in Woodward surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, July 3, 2014 at the First United Methodist Church with the Reverend Becky Pierson officiating. Interment will be in the Elmwood Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of the Billings Funeral Home.
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