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January 2021 Obituaries 

Herman Charles Waters

Herman Charles Waters was born November 17, 1929 in Gainesville, TX, the son of Herman Carr Waters and Nan Irene Hoover Waters.  He died January 13, 2021 in Chickasha, OK.  He was preceded in death by his wife Joanne Tindel Waters, both parents, sister Nancy Hansen, and grandaughter Kalynn Pena Sain.

Herman is survived by his son David C. Waters of Norman, OK; daughter Debbie Crawford and husband Jack of Chickasha; daughter Karee Cox and husband Calvin of Chickasha; seven grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.

After graduation from Saint Jo, TX High School in 1949, he worked in the oil fields until he was drafted into the Army and spent a year of his service in Korea, coming home to Abilene, TX in 1953.  He entered Abilene Christian College where he met Joanne and they were married in December, 1954.  Herman worked for his dad in the oil fields until his dad’s death and then he moved to Chickasha where he was farm foreman for the OSU Research Farm east of town.  In 1965 he went to work for the Hicks-Crutcher stores and was with them for 20 years.  In 1985 he went to work for Grady County District 2, retiring in 2001.  Herman has been a member of Southern Oaks Church of Christ since 1958. 

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of McRay Funeral Home.  

Due to Covid, a family service will be held at a later date.


Deborah Jean Sehon

Deborah Jean Sehon, 68, of Chickasha, OK, passed away on January 10, 2021 following a courageous battle against ALS.

Born on April 23, 1952 in Shawnee, OK, she was the only daughter of the late A.D. and Reva Burlison.

Debbie graduated from Tecumseh High School in 1970 before attending East Central University where she earned her degree in Special Education. She later received certification in Elementary Education and retired from teaching in 2011.

She is survived by husband of 46 years, Dwight Sehon of Chickasha, OK; two daughters, Summer Lashley and husband Andy of Edmond, OK and Maresa Wade and husband Jeff of Bixby, OK; two brothers, Breezy Burlison and wife Maggie of Fromberg, MT and David Burlison and wife Kaye of Oklahoma; and sister-in-law, Nancy Burlison of Tecumseh, OK.

She is preceded in death by her parents, A.D. and Reva Burlison; brother Gary Burlison; and nephew Scott Burlison.

Her greatest joy was being ‘YaYa’ to four grandchildren, Mia and Bode Lashley and Weston and Shepard Wade.

The family would like to thank Lifeline Hospice for their loving, compassionate care.


William Charles Dungan

William Charles Dungan, age 86, went to be with Jesus on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at 12:06 p.m.  Charles was born April 12, 1934 in Alex, Oklahoma to Virgil Vernon and Laura Mae Dungan.  He attended Chickasha High School where he was a member of the Chickasha FFA, winning numerous ribbons and awards with that organization. He graduated from Chickasha High School in 1953 and attended Oklahoma A&M from 1953 to 1956.  There, he was a member of the Judging Team, Block and Bridle and a proud member of the Air Force ROTC Drill Team.   During his time at Oklahoma A&M, he married Ann Virgin on June 26, 1954.  They had been married for 66 years.  Mr. Dungan was co-owner of Virgin Lumber Company for 28-years from 1964 until his retirement in 1992.  He was a hard-working, honest man, soft spoken and quiet. A patient husband, father and grandfather.  He will be missed here with us but is with his Jesus singing his favorite hymns while walking the golden streets.

Charles is survived by his wife, Ann Dungan, sister, Francis King of Alabama, daughters Renee’ Pearce and Cristi Boliver both from Chickasha, eight grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.  He is preceded in death by Father and Mother, brother Virgil, great- granddaughter, Katlyn Pearce, and sister-in-law, Zarah Virgin.  

His children are Zarah Renee’ Pearce and husband Allen Ricky Pearce, Cristi Allison Boliver and husband Tommy Boliver. Grandchildren are Matthew Pearce and wife Helen Pearce, Elizabeth Davenport and husband Robert Davenport, Mark Pearce and wife Andrea Pearce, Micah Pearce, Michelle Bryant, Clayton Bryant, Jonathan Bryant and wife Emily Bryant, Patrick Bryant. 

Public viewing will be Tuesday, January 12, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at McRay Funeral Home in Chickasha.

Private family graveside service will be held at Fairlawn Cemetery in Chickasha on Wednesday, January 13, 2021.


Kathryn Louise Stripling

Kathryn Louise Stripling, age 95 of Chickasha was born the daughter of George Bloskas and Laura Bloskas (Hannah) on April 14, 1925. She died on January 5, 2021, in Chickasha.  There will be no services.  Private interment will be in Fairlawn Cemetery under the direction of McRay Funeral Home.


Martha “Elaine” Felton

Graveside service for Martha “Elaine” Felton, age 91 of Chickasha, Oklahoma, will be held at 3:00 PM on Saturday, January 2, 2021 at Fairlawn Cemetery.  Rev. Kim Hayes will officiate.  Please wear a mask and observe social distancing.
 

Martha “Elaine” Felton was born the daughter of Charlie Franks and Alpha Susan (Clift) Harris on February 15, 1929 in Cement, OK.  She died on December 29, 2020 in Norman, Oklahoma. 

Elaine grew up around the Cement-Cyril area.  She lived in San Angelo, Texas from 1952 until she returned to Chickasha, Oklahoma in May of 1962.  She met and married the love of her life, Scotty Felton on December 11, 1962.  They lived in Amber, Oklahoma where she was a mother and homemaker learning to live the farming life of raising cattle, chickens, horses, and gardening.  She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Amber.   They moved to Childress, Texas which was Scotty’s hometown in 1971.  Elaine was a devoted mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and homemaker.   She volunteered for the VFW and other social events in the Childress area.  They moved back to Chickasha in 1979 and Elaine went to work for Grady Memorial Hospital in the cafeteria. She retired in 1992.  She attended Grand Assembly of God church in Chickasha.   Her hobbies were fishing, camping, fishing, gardening, and more fishing.  Did we say she loved to fish!!!

She was preceded in death by her parents; Husband Walter Scott Felton; Grandson Randell Dewayne Shelton; Brothers Virgil Melvin Harris, Lee Tilman Harris, and Bobby Lynn Harris; Sisters Eva Forestine Hammonds, Velma Lorene Jones, and Opal Daphene (Phinnie) Dacus.

 Survivors include Daughters Barbara Ann Ramsey of Chickasha, LaDonna Kay Grant and husband Larry of Chickasha, and Ruby Elaine Felton of Amber; Son Kenneth Wayne Malone of Childress, Tx; Granddaughters Sheila Ramsey Hoselton of Parker, CA, Kelly Gregory and husband John of Oklahoma City, Crystal Merrick of Mustang and Clint Merrick of Dibble, and Randi Nicole Anderson of Mustang; Grandsons Jeremy Stephen Potts and wife Emily of Oklahoma City, and Austin Hoselton of Port Ludlow, Washington; 5 great-grandchildren Derrick Gregory, Hunter and Hayden Merrick, Shayden and Skylianna Hoselton; Numerous Nieces, Nephews and Foster Children.

Services are under the direction of McRay Funeral Home.  Viewing will be Thursday, December 31, 2020 from 9:00 am to 7:00 PM and Saturday, January 2, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM.


Nancy Jane Cole

Graveside service for Nancy Jane Cole, age 69, will be 1:00 pm Saturday, January 2, 2021, at Fairlawn Cemetery.

Nancy Jane Cole was born the daughter of William Henry Cato and Edith Versa Cato Richardson on November 8, 1951, in Quanah, Texas.  She died December 25, 2020, at her home.

Nancy was an excellent seamstress and had a gift with a crochet needle.  She made beautiful afghans.  She also was a square dancer and loved bus tours and road trips.  Nancy worked at various jobs during her life, from designing clothes for Nieman-Marcus, driving a tractor on the family farm, to working for Mike Day Insurance Agency.

She was preceded in death by her parents William and Edith Cato, sister Brenda Lou Cato, and daughter Christie Layne Cole.

She is survived by her husband Rudy Cole; brother Butch Cato and wife Patty; son, Clinton Lee Cole and wife Robin; grandsons, Colby Cole and wife Andrea, Chandler Cole and wife Chelsey, Cayden Cole, Clayton Cole, Hunter York and fiancé Lauren, Garrett Mouser; great grandchildren, Addyson Kay, Aubree Marie, and Cooper Michael.

Services are under the direction of McRay Funeral Home. Viewing will be Wednesday and Thursday 9am-7pm.


McRay Funeral Home
Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 806, Chickasha, OK  73023
Location:  110 S. 8th Street, Chickasha, OK  73018 
Corner of 8th & Chickasha Ave. Near Downtown
Phone: 405-224-4141

Email: mcrayfh@aol.com

Fax:  405-224-1584

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