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Area Obituaries

James C. Vance

James C. Vance Funeral services for James C. Vance will be held Tuesday, November 29, 2022 at 2:00 PM at the Parks Brothers Funeral Home Chapel in Okemah. Interment will follow at the Morse Cemetery of Okemah with full military honors. James Calvert Vance was born September 6, 1949 in Colby, Kansas to James Arlin…

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Cecil E. Cockman

Cecil E. Cockman Funeral services for Cecil Eugene Cockman, Wetumka resident, will be held Monday, November 28, 2022 at 1:00 PM at the Parks Brothers Funeral Home Chapel in Wetumka, Oklahoma. Interment will follow at the Wetumka Cemetery. Cecil Eugene Cockman was born October 1, 1930 in Cedar Glades, Arkansas to George Washington and Rosie…

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Kelly Dale Wind

Kelly Dale Wind Funeral services for Kelly Dale Wind will be held Tuesday, November 22, 2022 at 2:00 PM at the Parks Brothers Funeral Home Chapel, Okemah, Oklahoma with Marc Roberts officiating. Kelly Dale Wind was born September 30, 1969 in Claremore, Oklahoma to Nelson Wind and Janine Bender. He passed away Friday, November 18,…

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Ronnie Lee Ogden

Ronnie Lee Ogden Funeral services for Ronnie Lee Ogden will be Monday, November 21, 2022 at 2:00 PM at the Parks Brothers Funeral Home Chapel in Okemah. Interment will follow at the Morse Cemetery of Okemah. Ronnie Lee Ogden was born May 16, 1950 in Okemah, Oklahoma to Ewell Lee Ogden and Louise (Buckhanon) Ogden.…

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Donald Lee Rutland

Donald Lee Rutland Funeral services for Donald Lee Rutland will be Thursday, November 17, 2022 at 2:00 PM at the Freewill Baptist Church. Interment will follow at the Highland Cemetery in Okemah, Oklahoma. Donald Lee Rutland was born August 22, 1938 in Okemah, Oklahoma to Glenn Ralph Rutland and Willie Lee (McCurdy) Rutland. He passed…

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Rev. Harry James Anderson

Rev. Harry James Anderson Funeral services for Rev. Harry James Anderson will be held Thursday, November 17, 2022 at 1:30 PM at the Sandcreek Baptist Church of Wetumka. Interment will follow at the Sandcreek Church Cemetery. A prayer service will be held Tuesday, 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the Parks Brothers Funeral Home Chapel in…

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Dennis Richard Rose

Dennis Richard Rose Dennis Richard Rose was born June 25, 1943 in Newman, California to Leonard Rose and Elaine Camper. He passed away Thursday, November 10, 2022 at his home in Castle, Oklahoma at the age of 79. All arrangements were handled by Parks Brothers Funeral Home, Okemah, Oklahoma. To send flowers or a memorial…

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Edwin Dale Landers

Edwin Dale Landers A memorial service for Edwin Dale Landers will be held Friday, November 11, 2022 at 11:00 AM at the First Baptist Church of Okemah with Rev. Brian Matthews, Rev. Pup Rogers and Chancellor Emeritus of the Oklahoma State System of Higher Education Glen D. Johnson. On November 5, 2022 a heavenly reunion…

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Betha M. Hodges

Betha M. Hodges Betha M. Hodges journey on this earth ended October 30, 2022.  She was born in the rural community of Sans Bois, Oklahoma on March 22, 1929 to Cearil and Della (Killian) Vance.  Betha was a graduate of Kinta High School.  In 1948, Betha married Wallace Thomas Hodges to whom she was married…

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Clara Christine Curtsinger

Clara Christine Curtsinger Clara Christine Curtsinger was born December 25, 1963 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Kenneth W. Baker and Artie (Gooding) Baker. She passed away Monday, October 31, 2022 at her home in Castle, Oklahoma at the age of 58. Clara was a longtime resident of the Castle and Okemah area. She was a…

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