Sarah Margaret Pepper, 88, of Pryor, passed from this life on Thursday, October 14, 2021, at her home surrounded by family. She was born on December 21, 1932 in Bartlesville, Oklahoma; the daughter of G.O. Sears and Mary (LeClaire) Sears. Sarah worked for many years as a nurse at Jane Philli… Read more

Betty Jo Boney, 77, of Salina, went to her heavenly home on Thursday, October 13, 2021, in Pryor, Oklahoma. She was born on July 10, 1944 in Salina, Oklahoma; the daughter of Jack Stealer and Maggie (Beaver) Stealer. Betty was a proud member of the All Nations Church and she enjoyed being ap… Read more

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

Funeral services for Kenneth Scheffel are private, immediate family only, but anyone is welcome to come by to sign his book and view him on Thursday and Friday, Oct. 14-15 from 9am-5pm at the funeral home. 

Roberta Lynn Bendabout, 63, of Pryor, passed from this life on Thursday, October 7, 2021, in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. She was born on October 19, 1957 in Tahlequah; the daughter of John Edward Bendabout and Wilma Jane (Ballou) Bendabout. Roberta was a talented seamstress and worked at Fabricut f…

Celebration of Life services for Josefo Mora, 51, of Salina, will be held on Friday, October 22 at 2:00 PM at Stephens-Key Chapel in Pryor. Pastor Lorne Beck will officiate and burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Tulsa. Local service arrangements are under the care and direction of Ste…

Oodie Cummings, 50, of Pryor, passed from this life on Saturday, October 2, 2021 in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. He was born on January 19, 1971 in Claremore, Oklahoma; the son of Able “Boss” and Nancy Cummings (Fields). He was a member of New Mission Baptist Church in Rocky Ford and enjoyed attendi…

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Celebration of Life services for Billie B. Ragsdale, 76, of Pryor, will be held on Wednesday, October 6 at 2:00 PM at Stephens-Key Chapel in Pryor; Rev. Don Burns will officiate with burial following at Graham Memorial Cemetery in Pryor. Visitation will be held on Tuesday evening from 6-8 PM…

Carl Allen Ford was born on January 13, 1953 in Wagoner, Oklahoma to Cleo and Nancy (Kendrick) Ford. He passed away on September 30, 2021 at his home in Inola at the age of 68. Carl was a carpenter by trade and resident of Inola for many years. He is survived by one brother, John Ford of Rus…

*In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Salina First Baptist Awana Club.*

Celebration of Life Services for Kathy Dixon, 72, of Pryor, will be held on Friday, October 8 at 12:00 P.M. at Oaks Cemetery in Oaks, Oklahoma. Services are under the care and direction of Stephens-Key Funeral and Cremation Care in Pryor. 

Mary Yoder, 102 years old, of Chouteau, passed away on Wednesday, September 29,2021 at her home. She was born on July 23, 1919 in Garnett, Kansas; the daughter of Menno and Barbara (Bontrager) Chupp. Mary has lived in the Chouteau area since childhood, coming from Kansas. She married John He…

William Joseph Thompson, 76, was born on October 23, 1944 to French and Mary Alice Thompson in Enid, Oklahoma. He attended and graduated from Pond Creek High School in 1965. Joe was drafted to the United States Army, serving 2 years in Vietnam. Joe was very proud to have served his country. …

Russell “Russ” Dean Bauer, age 71, of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma was surrounded by his family as he went to be with his heavenly father on Wednesday, September 29, 2021, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was born on February 20, 1950, in Lamar, Colorado; the son of Walter William Bauer and Greta Rae (Walke…

Lois June Polkow, 92, went to her heavenly home on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, in Vinita, Oklahoma. She was born on May 24, 1929 in Chicago, Illinois; the daughter of Earl Boorman and Martha (Darga) Boorman. Lois was a housewife for most of her life and was married to the love of her life, …

Rebecca Frances (Plumlee) Lawrence was born on December 21, 1929 in Pryor, one of twelve children born to Dewey J. and Edith Bell (Brown) Plumlee. She passed away on September 27, 2021 in Colcord, Oklahoma at the age of 91. 

Shirley Ann Tharp, 84, of Pryor, passed away on Monday, September 27, 2021 in Pryor. She was born on May 23, 1937 in Indianapolis, Indiana; the daughter of Jessie Dixon. Shirley married Fred Overstreet, Sr. in 1955 and together they had 6 children. After Fred’s passing in 1966, Shirley met F…

Edward Wayne Cunningham, 44, of Chouteau, departed from this life on Sunday, September 26, 2021 at his home. He was born on February 20, 1977 in Claremore, Oklahoma; the son of Leroy Cunningham and Glenda Aery (Hays). Edward worked at American Castings for many years and enjoyed working ther…

Gary was born on March 28th, 1942 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Robert Lowell Hunt and Ida Evelyn (Wade) Hunt.  His family spent some of his younger years living in Ferdonia, Kansas before moving back to Tulsa when Gary was in elementary school.  Gary graduated from Tulsa Central High School…

Margaret Ann Wall, 83-year-old longtime Locust Grove resident, passed away on Friday, September 24, 2021, at the Claremore Nursing Center. She was born on September 24, 1938, in Pawhuska to Lee and Dora (Cole) Stacy. Margaret grew up in Pawhuska and Pryor, graduating from Pryor High School i…

J.O. Proctor, 54, of Kenwood, passed away on Thursday, September 23, 2021 at his home. He was born on June 2, 1967 in Claremore, Oklahoma; the son of Harold and Geraldine Proctor (Rabbit). He enjoyed sports, especially OU, wrestling, and playing softball. You could catch him in Kenwood at co…

Donald Ray Hughes, 59-year-old Salina resident, passed away on Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at the Hillcrest Hospital in Tulsa. He was born on September 27, 1961, in Claremore to Joe Roy and Jeannie Lou (Levi) Hughes. Donald was married to Caroline Sue (Arneecher) Hughes, she preceded him …