Moore High School Class of 1981
Alumni Association

Dancing in the Sky
Brad Ellis
2/16/1963 – 12/29/1974
Bradley Kevin Ellis, 11 of 8901 S Villa Pl. Lester Ellis, 58, rural Blair. The patrol said Ellis and young Bradley, his grandson, were fatally injured when the pickup truck in which they were riding skidded of U.S. 18 just outside of Snyder about 8:45 a.m. Investigating troopers said it appeared the truck, which was traveling at moderate speed, skidded out of control for 162 feet before running off the road and overturning 1 ½ times. The vehicle came to a stop upside down and the youngster was thrown through the windshield. Both were dead at the scene, the patrol said. 
Roselawn Cemetery, Magnum, Oklahoma
Memorial# 78195637



Kevin Sills

0/0/1963 – 5/26/1980


SILLS Kevin D Age 17 ½. Moore, Okla. Passed away Wednesday, May 26th at University Hospital. Services will be 10 A.M. Saturday at the Hilltop Baptist Church burial in Resthaven Cemetery. Directed by Bill Eisenhour SE Funeral Home. Kevin was born in Lubbock, Texas and moved to Moore in 1975; had also lived in Del City. He was a Senior in Moore High School & was employed by the Hodges Construction Company & was a member of the Hilltop Baptist Church & had been a wrestler for the past 2 years. He is survived by his parents Mr. & Mrs. Frank Sills of the home, a twin brother Tracy of the home, a sister Kristie of the home & a younger brother Travis also of the home; paternal grandparents Mr. & Mrs. Jake Sills of  Brownsville, Tennessee;  maternal grandparents Mr. & Mrs. John Chandler of Dustin, Oklahoma & several aunts, uncles & cousins.

Resthaven Gardens Cemetery, Oklahoma City

Memorial #94663924


Glen Patterson

12/24/1962 – 6/20/1982
City area resident died in traffic accident Sunday. Dead are Glen Dale Patterson, 19, 1009 Eagle Drive, Moore. Patterson died of massive internal injuries about 4 a.m. Sunday in South Community hospital after the motorcycle he was driving hit a median on Eastern just south of I-240. Police said Patterson was being pursued north on Eastern by Moore police office Larry Williams at speeds in excess of 100 mph when the accident occurred. They said Williams had attempted to stop Patterson for a traffic violation at a city part in Moore but Patterson fled.
Sunny Lane Cemetery, Del City, Oklahoma
Memorial #72939059

Joe Richardson

11/1/1962 – 7/23/1982

Richardson, Joe, 19, Moore, died Friday. Services 1 p.m. Tuesday (Bill Eisenhour Southeast). Memorial Park Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma


David Moose

4/15/1963 - 8/29/1982

Driver Held in Fatal Traffic Accident Moore – A 20-year-old man was being held on a manslaughter complaint Sunday night after one man was killed and several others injuried in a three-car crash earlier in the day in Moore. David A. Moose, 19, of  Oklahoma City was killed when his car was hit on NE 12, just east of North Bryant, by a car driven by Kyle F. Matson of Moore, said Moore police. Matson was arrested on suspicion of manslaughter and was being held in Cleveland County Jail. Moose was pronounced dead on arrival at St  Anthony Hospital about 1:20 a.m., a hospital spokesman said. Leslie Ann Lewis, 19, driver of the third car and her passenger, Kathy Blackwell, 18, both of Moore, were injuried. Passangers in Matson’s car were Lori A. Walker, 18, Susan M. LeBoir, 18 and Ann E. Garraffe, 19, all of  Moore.

Resthaven Gardens Cemetery, Oklahoma City
Memorial # 92126176

Cliff Bollenbach

10/16/1962 - 3/26/1985

BOLLENBACH Clifford Jerome, 22 of Del City, passed away March 26 at Pauls Valley General Hospital. Member of Christian Luthern Church in Colorado, graduate of Moore High School. Survived by wife, Cynthia and a son, Christopher Shane, both of the home; father, Frederick Bollenbach of N.C.; mother, Reba Revelitoes of El Paso TX; 4 brothers, Freddie Bollenbach of OKC, Jim Bollenbach of Paris Island S.C., Roy Limke and Charles Limke, both of El Paso TX; a sister, Debbie Bollenbach of El Paso; grandfather, Ted Campbell of MWC; grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. Fred Martin of Holyoke MA; grandfather, Ezra Standafer of Del City; other relatives and friends. Services 10am Saturday, Bill Eisenhour Southeast Chapel with burial at Sunny Lane Cemetery. Sunny Lane Cemetery, Del City, Oklahoma

Memorial# 75636869

Barry Bright

11/3/1963 – 7/8/1985

Bright, Barry G., 22, Oklahoma City, died Saturday. Services 11 a.m. Friday (Temple & Son) Barry G. Bright, age 22 passed away Monday, at South Community Hospital. Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, at the Chapel of Roses at Resthaven Cemetery. A lifelong OKC resident, attended Crossroads Cathedral, attended  Moore High School, and he was a Small Engine Mechanic for Keystone Rental. Survived by his 2 sons, Johnathan & Scott Anthony Bright both of Moore; father Bill Bright of OKC; mother and stepfather, Linda & Ron Stephens of Moore; brother, Brent of Moore; sister, MaLynda of Del Rae Beach, FL; paternal great grandfather, Mr. C.D. Woods of Cromwell; paternal great grandmother, Gertrude Walker and maternal great grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. B.G. Ainsworth all of OKC.
Resthaven Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Memorial #19091465


Randy Race

3/26/1963 - 6/4/1986

Race, Randall Alan, 23, Oklahoma City, salesman, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday (Vondel L. Smith & Sons) Race, Randall Allen, age 23, of OKC, passed away June 4, 1986. He was born March 26, 1963 in Admore Ok, came to OKC in 1964, where he attended Moore Schools. He had worked in battery sales, and was a Baptist. He is survived by his parents, William and Dorothy Race of OKC; sister, Riki Lamb of OKC; paternal grandmother, Vera Griffin of OKC; maternal grandmother, Bessie Sanders of OKC. Services 2 p.m. Saturday at the Colonial Chapel of the Vordel L. Smith & Sons Mortuary.

Brian Keith Mitchell
12/11/1962 – 1/8/1988


MITCHELL, Brian Keith, 25, of Moore, died Jan 8, 1988. He is survived by his wife, Beth Mitchell of Moore; father, John Mitchell of Moore; mother, Doris Mitchell of Moore; daughter, Ashley Mitchell of Moore & brother, Mark Mitchell of OKC. Services Mon, Jan 11, 10 am at the Resthaven Chapel, interment at Resthaven Cemetery.

Resthaven Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Holly Jardine Wilson

10/8/1962 – 9/6/1989

Quapaw, Okla. - Holly Jean Wilson, 26, 508 Whitebird Ave., dies at 3:30 a.m. Wednesday at Baptist Regional Health Center, Miami, where she had been a patient since AUG. 18, after a short illness. Mr. Wilson was born Oct. 8, 1962. at Fontana, Calif. if. She moved to Quapaw from Miami about two years ago. She formerly lived at Moore. She graduated in 1981 from Moore High School and in 1984 from Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College at Miami. She worked for Quapaw express and formerly worked for Baptist Regional Health Center in the x-ray and dietary departments. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Quapaw.  She married Everett Wilson Jr. on Dec. 1986, in Quapaw. He survives.  Additional survivors include her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Jardine, Miami; a sister, Lynn Bussear, Owasso; and maternal grandmother, Opal Warner, San Bernardio, Calif. Peoria Indian Cemetery, Peoria, Oklahoma

Memorial #43921609
Jay Williamson
7/15/1963 - 3/21/1991
WILLIAMSON Jay Allen, born July 15, 1963 and went to be with the Lord on March 21, 1991. He died in an aviation accident off the coast of southern California. Jay is survived by his wife, Sarita, daughter, Samantha, 4, and son, Jacob, 1, of Fremont, Ca.; parents, Art and Janis Williamson , Moore, Ok., sisters and brothers-in-law, Jana and Craig Wright of Newcastle and Jennifer and Harley Brannon of Houston; brother and sister-in-law, John and Courtney Williamson of Ft. Drum, NY; 1 niece and 3 nephews; grandmothers, Opal Williamson of Marlow and Nora Allen of Newcastle; father and mother-in-law, Pat and Frances Brown; brothers-in-law and sister-in-law, Rick Brown, and Mike and Leann Brown and a niece; and many other loving relatives and friends. In lie u of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Williamson Memorial Navy Relief Fund, c/o First National Bank, PO Box 6369, Moore, Ok. 73153. A memorial service will be held at Regency Park Baptist Church in Moore, Monday, April 1, 2:00 p.m


Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia

Plot: Memorial Section H

Memorial # 24655584

Fairview Cemetery, Tuttle Oklahoma

Memorial# 75676054

Greg Connor

03/01/1963 – 8/24/1995

Name: Connor, GREGORY DON
Born: 3-1-1963 Died: 8-24-1995
Buried: Sunset Memorial
Section: M-R33-8
County/State: Cleveland, OK
Notes: US Army

Gary Scott

10/22/1962 – 1/15/1996


Scott, Gary Joe, 33, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Friday (Resthaven).

Scott, Gary born October 22¸1962, went to be with the Lord January 15, 1996. Gary's courageous battle against AIDS leaves us with the following legacy: We must better educate ourselves and others about this disease, accept and support those stricken with it, and aggressively pursue its cure. Gary's unending love and concern for others only became stronger as he grew weaker in his fight to survive. A graduate of Moore High School. Gary pursued a successful career in the wholesale video industry until his illness overtook him. He is survived by his father, Jim D. Scott and wife Brenda Scott; his mother, Beverlu Scott;  his sister, Deborah Cravens and brother-in-law, Lee Cravens, nephew Scott Cravens; and grandparents, George and Wilda Stankewitz, all of Oklahoma City. He is and always will be greatly missed by all who loved him. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to AIDS Mastery, c/o Northern Lights Allernative P.O. Box 12151, OKC 73157 or Carepoint, 100 W. Main, OKC 73102, Memorial services will be held Friday, January 19, 2:00 p.m., at Resthaven Chapel, 500 SW 104th. Resthaven Funeral Home SW 104 & Walker 794-4182

Resthaven Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma


Esther Buckley Coburn
5/13/1963 – 5/3/1999
Coburn, Esther L., 35, died Monday. Services pending (John M. Ireland). Coburn, Esther Loueilla of Moore passed away May 3, 1999, the result of the violent storm that hit Moore, Ok. Born to Luther C. Greta and Lola Henshaw, May 13, 1963 in Chickasha, Oklahoma. She was 35 years old. Mrs. Coburn will lin in state at the John M. Ireland Funeral Home for friends and family to pay respects until Friday morning. Services will be held at First United Methodist Church, Moore, Ok on Friday, May 7 at 2:00 p.m.  with Pastor Henshaw officiating. Internment will follow at Moore City Cemetery. A luncheon will be provided for the family at the church at 12:00 noon. Mrs. Coburn was an all around mother. She was very active in the PTA, and served as a homeroom Mom. She also spent much time at her son’s sporting events. Esther always put her children and family first and was always giving of her time and care to everyone who needed it. She had a wonderful personality and a sweet spirit. Mrs. Coburn was very intelligent, graduated early in 1980 instead of 1981. She is survived by husband, Monty Coburn, children, Brian Randall, 15 years old, and Sarah Reane Coburn 11 years old of the home. Mother, Lola Trammell of Moore; 3 sisters Lola Ann Green of Oklahoma City; Sherri M., Lambert of Denton, TX, Louisa B. Campbell pf Plano, TX, brother Martin Luther Green of Newalla, OK. Also, nieces and nephews, Cristi M. Burnett, Ricky Lambert, Valerie Lambert, Keith Thompson, Tina Neece, Christina Turner, Lisa Green and Mackenzie Green and a host of family and friends. She is preceded in death by father, Luther C. Green; grandmother, Esther B. Brinson. A memorial fund has been established at the bank of Oklahoma, located at 6517 Northwest Expressway, Oklahoma City 73132. John Ireland Funeral Home 120 S. Broadway Moore, Ok. 799-1200
Moore Cemetery, Moore, Oklahoma
Memorial #15123783

Jimmy Wherry

12/8/1962 – 7/17/2000

WHERRY James "Jimmy" Joseph, Jr., 37, passed away July 17, 2000. He was born Dec. 8, 1962 in Camden, NJ to James Joseph Wherry, Sr. & Merlene (Cramer) Wherry. On May 25, 1991, Jimmy married Vickie Nitzel. Jimmy worked as a car audio proprietor and was a member of numerous electronic organizations. In his spare time, Jimmy enjoyed fishing and was an avid golfer. He will be remembered by those who knew him as an all around good guy. He is survived by his wife, Vickie Wherry; son, James J. "Trey" Wherry Ill; daughter, Caramie Bean, all of the home; parents, Merlene & James J. "Jim" Wherry, Sr. of Moore, OK; sister, Sherry Smith of Collinswood, NJ; grandparents: Ellis & Erma Cramer of Audubon, NJ; mother-in-law & father-in-law: Johnny & Doris O'Neal of OKC; and numerous friends. Memorials may be made in the children's name at Bank First, 9335 South Penn, OKC, OK 73159. Services will be held 10:00 AM Fri. July 21, 2000 at the South Colonial Chapel.

Resthaven Gardens, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Memorial# 104672434

Hoyt Mize

4/16/1963 – 9/2/2000

Mize, Hoyt G., 37, died Saturday. Graveside services 1 p.m. Wednesday, Resthaven Memory Gardens (Vondel L. Smith & Son South). Mize, Hoyt Gene, 37, born 4/16/63, died 9/2/00. Left behind one grandmother, Daisy Glasgow; mother & father, Lavern & Dick Jones; one brother, Roy Mize & wife Dorothy, and uncle to 2, Bob & Brandy Jones; 3 aunts & uncles, Paula & Jim Fox, Marion & Gary Harwick, Rudessa & Kurt Phipps all of OKC; one uncle & aunt from Muskogee, OK.  Marvin & Marie Coe; many friends. Graveside Services will be 1:00 p.m. Wed., Sept 6, 2000 at Resthaven Memory Gardens. Vondel L. Smith & Son Mortuary 6934 S. Western 634-1439.

Resthaven Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
John Barfield
9/26/1963 – 2/6/2002
Barfield, John Marson, 38 died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. today, First Baptist Church, Moore (Eisenhour, Blanchard). Barfield, John Mason, came into this life on August 26, 1963, to Phil and Alice Barfield. He joined Jesus Christ, his savior, In Heaven, on February 6, 2002. He was 38 years old at the time of his death. John was born in Okla. City, OK, graduated from Moore High School in 1980. He earned a degree in journalism from the University of Oklahoma in 1984. At the time of his death, John was employed by Tinker Air Force Base as a materials handler. On August 22, 1998, John married the love of his life, Marti Ann Ussery, of Blanchard. They made their home in Moore until the time of his death. Besides being an avid conversationalist, John loved playing golf and watching OU sports, however, his greatest pleasure (aside from being with Marti) came from sharing his faith in Jesus Christ. John thoroughly enjoyed teaching in the Children’s department of First Baptist Church, Moore. He and Marti had been children’s workers for the past three years and has seen their class grow dramatically. John is survived by his wife Marti of the house; his parents, John and Alice Barfield of Eufaula; three brothers and their spouses, Phillip and Lucinda Barfield, Shawnee, Paul and Annette Barfield, Welston, David and Carol Barfield, Broken Arrow five nieces and two nephews; Pallbearers are Larry Robertson, Dan Cox, Larry Hall, Paul Barfield, Vincent Walker and Odis Ward, Honrary pallbearer is Phil Wadsworth. Services will be held on Saturday, Feb 9, 2002, at First Baptist Church, Moore, OK, with Rev. Stephen Ussery officiating and Rev. Rick Whittaker assisting. Internment will be in Blanchard cemetery under the direction of Eisenhour Funeral Home of Blanchard, Ok.
Blanchard Cemetery, Blanchard, Oklahoma
Memorial# 40145698

Sherry Trueblood Easley

8/24/1963 - 9/9/2002


Sherry, went to be with her Lord on September 9, 2002 at the age of 39. Sherry was born August 24, 1963 to Billie Jo Trueblood and Carole Jean (Harrison). She was a lifelong resident of Oklahoma City, attended Moore High School and was an active member in the  Citizens Ploice Academy. Sherry is survived by her husband Mark of the home; sons: Mark Easley II of Twenty Nine Palms, CA, Nick Easley of OKC, and Ryan Easley of Cool Ridge, WV; daughters: Jamie Hamilton of Cool Ridge, WV, Megan Easley of OKC, and Whitney Easley of OKC; one granddaughter Trinity Hamilton; father and stepmother Bill & Robbie Trueblood of Choctaw; mother and step-father Carole & Steve Chaney of OKC; brothers: Terry Trueblood, and Troy Don Trueblood, both of OKC; and a host of other family and friends. The family suggests memorials be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Institute, PO Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265-0309. Services to celebrate her life will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday at First Baptist Church of Moore with interment to follow at Resthaven. VONDEL L. SMITH & SON MORTUARY 6934 S. Western 634-1439

Jeff Harrison

9/31/1963 – 10/16/2004

Jeffrey Allen Harrison, 41, died on October 16, 2004. He died at home surrounded by family and friends after fighting a courageous battle with cancer. Jeff was born on August 31, 1963. He grew up in Moore, Oklahoma and graduated from Moore High School in 1981. He attended Rose State College and continued his education at the University of Oklahoma. Jeff was an avid golfer and OU football fan. Nicknamed 'Chef Jeff' he loved to cook. He and his wife Chris shared the love of gardening and entertaining in their beautiful home. Jeff was preceded in death by his paternal and maternal grandparents; three uncles; and one cousin. He is survived by his loving wife, Christy Ann Harrison of the home; his parents, Richard and Carol Harrison; his stepdaughter, Jennifer Schopflin; two brothers, Bruce and Darren Harrison; his sister, LeeAnn and her husband Anthony Varrella and their two children, Jason and Richard; sister in law, Darra Maxwell Eek; brother in law, Konrad Eek and their children, Justin Maxwell Lund and Courtney Marie Lund; also uncles, aunts, cousins, and many many loving friends. Memorial services will be held 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, October 20, 2004 in the Resthaven Funeral Home Chapel. RESTHAVEN FUNERAL HOME S.W. 104TH AT WALKER 691-1661


Kyle Bowen

10/30/1962 -12/18/2004


Kyle Gregory Bowen, 42, of Oklahoma City, was born on October 30, 1962 and passed away on December 18, 2004. He was preceded in death by his father D.K. 'POP' Bowen, grandparents, M.A. & Zella Bowen and C.A. & Bonnie Waller. Kyle is survived by his mother, Janice Bowen; brothers, Don, Jr., Kevin & Kendall and their wives, Dawn, Sissy & Cari. Also, nieces & nephews, Kristen, Steven, Shane, Laci & Lance Bowen, Keri Heltcel, Eric & Jessica Julian, Taylor Kirby and many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Funeral services are 2:00 PM, Thursday, Dec. 23, 2004 at the John M. Ireland Funeral Home and Chapel, 120 S. Broadway in Moore. Interment will be at Resthaven Memory Gardens, OKC. Services are under the direction of the John M. Ireland Funeral Home & Chapel.

Resthaven Memory Gardens, Oklahoma City

Carol McCurly
10/8/1963 – 5/28/2005
Reginald Scott Burgess 
2/7/1963 – 2/17/2007

Reginald (Reggie) Scott Burgess (44) died Saturday, February 17, 2007 at home in OKC. He was born February 7, 1963 to Ron and Korene Burgess in OKC. He graduated with his Bachelor's in Theology at SAGU, Waxahachie, TX and CFNI, Dallas, TX. Reggie has lived in Dallas area for the last 25 years (most recently in Frisco) where he worked as a minister, an accountant, and most recently as a REO manager for Country Wide Home Loans. He recently moved back to OKC where he worked in collections for CIT financial. He is survived by two sons, Julian R. and Ethan S. Burgess of Frisco, Texas, whom he loved more than life itself, his parents, of OKC, his sister and family, Angie, Scott, Bradley and Daniel Copeland of OKC, his grandmother Trudy Burgess of Bristow, OK, plus aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews, extended family, and friends. Family will receive friends from 5-7 P.M., Thursday, February 22, 2007 at Advantage Branstetter Funeral Home (7720 S. Penn). Funeral Services will be 1:00 P.M., Friday, Feb. 23, 2007 at Crossroads Church Chapel, Pastor Gary Bohanon presiding. Interment will follow at Arlington Memory Gardens, OKC. In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Reggie Burgess Memorial fund for his children at any BancFirst location.

Arlington Memory Gardens, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Memorial# 18020047

Ann Marie White

0/0/196? – 05/09/2007


Ann M. White, 43, of Oklahoma City, lost her battle with cancer Wednesday, May 9, 2007. Ann was very creative and artistic. She attended Grace Assembly of God Church. Her father, Robert A. White, preceded her in death. She is survived by her mother, Naomi Jenkins and her husband Harvey; a brother, Steve White and wife Keri; and her daughter, Jillian Kaye Woodruff. Services 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 11, 2007 in Branstetter Chapel. 

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma


Curtis Kelsom
8/28/1963 – 7/15/2008


Curtis Deon Kelso, 44, of OKC, born August 28, 1963 to Jimmie and Luellen Kelso. Curtis enjoyed hunting and was a big OU football fan. He loved playing all sports with his kids. Curtis is survived by his wife, Keri Kelso parents, Jim and Glenda Kelso & Richard and Lue Wood 2 sons, Jimmy Kelso & Britton Kelso 4 daughters, Kimberly Kelso, Shelbi Bunn, Kelsi Bunn and Laci Ray siblings, Sherry & husband Jamie Echols, Kim Tolleson, Regina & husband Buddy Potter, Rodney Beard, Michelle Scott, Larry Wood and Rhonda Freeman. He is preceded in death by step-brother, Michael Percival. Memorial services will be held 2:00 PM, Saturday, July 19, 2008, at John M. Ireland Funeral Home and Chapel, Moore, OK. Services are under the direction of John M. Ireland Funeral Home and Chapel, Moore, OK. Family visitation from 6-8 pm, Friday, July 18, 2008.


John Victor Denn

12/6/1962 – 8/1/2008

Motorcycle crash victim was Castro Valley man. Contra Costa County investigators have identified a man killed in a motorcycle crash near Bethel Island on Friday night as John Denn, 45, of Castro Valley. California Highway Patrol officers were summoned to the area of Gatewood Road around Piper Road at about 9:15 p.m. by several callers, one of whom reported hearing screams after an accident and another who reported a motorcyclist down in the roadway. Although initial reports suggested several vehicles were involved in the crash, responding officers determined the motorcycle collided with a barrier. The rider was pronounced dead at the scene. The Conta Costa County coroner identified the rider as Denn on Saturday but was unable to immediately provide the cause of his death.

Sunny Lane Cemetery, Del City, Oklahoma

Memorial# 72710877

Clifford Jenson

8/8/1963 – 3/18/2010

Risa Burch Pietrosh
12/3/1962 – 4/1/2010
Risa Renee Pietrosh, 47, passed away Thursday, April 1, 2010, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She was born December 3, 1962 in Oklahoma City to Reece and Carolyn (Stewart) Burch. Risa collected clowns and figurine dolls and loved cats. She also enjoyed going out to eat and to the movies. Risa is survived by her father, Reece; one brother, David Dare, and wife, Karen; and two sisters: Sabrina Burch-Johnson and husband, Yancy; and Denise Veitch and husband, Greg. She is preceded in death by her mother and nephew, Chad Reed.Memorial services will be held 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, April 7, 2010, in the Resthaven Funeral Home Chapel, with interment following in Resthaven Memory Gardens.
Resthaven Gardens Cemetery, 500 SW 104th Street Oklahoma City

Memorial# 58169216

Kim Pratter Scroggins
11/11/1962 - 6/3/2010
Kimberly Jan (Prater) Scroggins, 47, of Moore, OK passed away June 3, 2010. Services will be held 2:00 PM, Monday, June 7, 2010 at Grace Free Will Baptist Church located at 2323 SW 44th St., Oklahoma City, OK. Interment to follow at Norman I.O.O.F Cemetery. Services are under the direction of John M. Ireland Funeral Home and Chapel, Moore, OK.
IOOF Cemetery, Norman, Oklahoma

Memorial# 76646832

Kevin McNutt

12/7/1962 – 1/15/2011

Kevin McNutt born 12-07-1962, died 01-15-2011. Services 2:00 PM Thursday, January 27, at South Lindsay Baptist Church 3300 S. Lindsay, OKC, OK.


Wesley Joel Miller

5/22/1962 – 11/12/2011

Wesley was born May 22, 1962, in Oklahoma City, to James and Delores O’Neil Miller. He was one of four children. He has one older sister, Vickie Miller Nicolle Clanahan. Wesley loved his nieces and nephews and spent a lot of time with Vickie’s family when the children were younger. He has one older brother, Mike Miller. While Mike was in the service in Okinawa Wesley stayed with him for a while and talked about it often. He has one younger brother, Kyle Miller. They enjoyed camping and going to the lake together. As a child Wesley attended Rancho Village Baptist Church where Brother Amos was a close family friend. Wesley also attended Regency Park Baptist Church where Brother Rayburn had a great influence on his life. Wesley began dating Debbie Friar in high school and became a regular attendee of First Baptist Church of Moore where the Friar family were members. The Miller family has been members of Emmaus Baptist Church since the early ‘90s. He attended Kelley Elementary School, Central Junior High and graduated from Moore High School in 1981. Wesley played the trumpet and was a member of the Moore High School Marching Band and the stage band. On July 15, 1983, Wesley married his high school sweetheart, Deborah Friar. This summer they celebrated their 28th wedding anniversary. Wesley and Debbie have three children: Christopher Cody, Thomas Christian, and Lora Catherine. Cody lives in Moore with his significant other Sylvia and daughter Khira. He works for UPS and attends OSU-OKC. Thomas is currently a senior at Southmoore High School. He has participated in hockey, wrestling and football. Lora is a junior at Southmoore High School. She is an honor student, a Link Crew member, played basketball in the past and is currently on the swim team. Wes worked for the Moore Dairy Queen during junior high and high school. He had a passion for photography and opened Photography by Wes. He specialized in senior pictures, weddings, children and sports. He started working for UPS in 2004. His last position was in the safety department.  Wesley enjoyed traveling with his wife and family. He sometimes coached and loved watching his children play their various sports. He liked to grill and smoke meats for family get-togethers. He enjoyed hunting and fishing with his father. Wesley loved water sports of all kinds. He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Delores Miller. He is survived by his wife Debbie; two sons and one daughter: Cody of Moore, Thomas and Lora of the home; one granddaughter: Khira of Moore; mother-in-law: Ramona Friar of OKC; father and mother-in-law: Odell and Dee Friar of OKC; one sister and two brothers and their spouses: Vicki and Skip Clanahan of OKC, Mike and Lynn Miller and Kyle and Lisa Miller of Tahlequah; sister-in-law: Krista Friar of Seattle, WA; and sister-in-law and spouse: Colleen and Bob Horton of Fort Worth, TX; ten nieces and three nephews; and numerous cousins and great nieces and nephews. Wesley Joel Miller passed from this world, Saturday, November 12, after a brief, but valiant battle with stomach cancer. The family wants to thank the many friends, health care providers and co-workers who have supported Wesley and his family during this time. Including but not limited to: Dr. Romeo Mandanas, Barbara Underwood RN, and Dr. Kiran Prabhu of Integris Cancer Institute; Carla and Margie of Loving Care Home Health; Integris Baptist Hospital ICU; Integris Baptist Hospital 7 West Oncology Unit; Integris Hospice House; Vinny Vitale; Tom & Sarah Schmidt; Sharon Copeland; Jeffery Allen; Dan Christianson; Brandi Hubbard; Barry from UPS; the staff of Summit Medical Center and Emmaus Baptist Church family as well as many prayer chains around the world. If you choose, in lieu of flowers donations could be made in honor of Wesley to the American Cancer Society or Emmaus Baptist Church Building Fund.

Dale Scotter Phillips

3/3/1963 - 2/20/2012

March 3, 1963 - Feb 20, 2012 ABILENE, TX Dale Leighroy (Scooter) Phillips, Jr., of Abilene, TX, was born March 3, 1963, in Midwest City, OK and passed from this life on February 20, 2012. Scooter graduated from Moore High School, Moore, Ok, in 1981 and from Abilene Christian University in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. He completed post-graduate studies in Physical Therapy at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Scooter lived and worked in Abilene from 1989 to the time of his death. Scooter owned and operated Rebound Sports and Physical Therapy for over seventeen years and also opened Steps 2 Strides, a provider of rehabilitation services for special needs children. Steps 2 Strides has two locations, one in Abilene and the other in Denison, TX. He also served on the Board of Directors of Enterprise Investments, Inc., and Old Surety Life Insurance Company, both in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. From an early age, Scooter enjoyed all sports, playing baseball, football, basketball and golf. He was an avid OU Sooner fan - an interest he shared with his son. He was a varsity letterman in football at Abilene Christian University in 1984 and 1985, and during his senior season, set the single game record for touchdown receptions with four against Northern Colorado University in Greeley. He was named honorable mention all-star in the Lone Star Conference his senior season. Scooter loved life and lived it to the fullest. He enjoyed his work, sports, flying his airplane, and spending time with his family. Scooter was proudest of his two children, Brendan and Grace Ann. Scooter is survived by two children: Brendan, 16; and Grace Ann, 13; and their mother, Linda; all of  Abilene, TX. He is also survived by his parents: Dale Phillips, Sr and wife, Kymber, Edmond, OK; and Karen Phillips, Oklahoma City, OK; two sisters and spouses: Mary Kay Hixson and Kevin, Moore, OK; Darsi Graham and Stuart, Edmond, OK; grandmother, Mahala Brown, Del City, OK; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, February, 27, 2012, at Del City Church of Christ,  1901 Vickie Drive in Del City, Oklahoma.
Terry McMillion Walker
12/17/1962 - 06/10/2012

Dec 17, 1962 - June 10, 2012 OKLAHOMA CITY Terry J. Walker, age 49, went to be with her Heavenly Father on June 10, 2012. Terry was born December 17, 1962, in Oklahoma City, OK, to Arley McMillon & JoAnn (McMillon) Greene. She was a graduate of Moore High School, class of 1981. Terry received her LPN from Moore-Norman Vo-Tech in 1987 and her RN at Rose State in 1991. Terry worked at Norman Regional Hospital, then at Midwest Regional Hospital and for the Oklahoma City Department of Human Resources. Terry attended Grace Place Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband of 30 years, Daryl Walker; their two sons, Daniel Joe Walker and Tyler Dale Walker, of the home; her father, Arley McMillon & wife Ruth Ann; her mother, JoAnn Greene & husband Jim; brother, Geary D. McMillon; and her sister, Balinda A. Hileman. Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, 2012, at Grace Place Baptist Church. Interment to follow at Sunset Memorial Park in Norman. Services are under the direction of the John M. Ireland Funeral Home, Moore, OK. 

Sunset Memoril Park, Norman, Oklahormana

Memorial #91829873


09/23/1963 - 09/23/2013


Sept. 23, 1963 - Sept. 23, 2013 OKLAHOMA CITY Keith Harris was born September 23, 1963 and went to be with the Lord on September 23, 2013 after suffering a massive heart attack. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Maranda Harris. He is survived by his wife, Patty Harris; daughter, Marley; son, Karsten; his parents, Donald and Martha Harris; in-laws, Rev. Gary and Reba Divine. Keith was a graduate of Moore High School and Oklahoma State University where he was active in the Construction Management Society. Keith's past employment include Canam Construction, Edmond, OK; Manhattan Construction; and most currently Flintco, LLC. He was an active member of both Associated General Contractors of America and the Associated Builders of America. Keith was a humble and honorable man who always put his family first. He led his life in the likeness of Christ. He served as a Deacon, and as a Youth Sunday School Teacher at Southern Hills Baptist Church, OKC. We will not be the same without him, but we rest in the promise of our Lord that we will see him again. In lieu of flowers a scholarship fund has been established at Bank of Oklahoma, Keith Harris Memorial Fund. Family will receive friends during visitation Thursday, September 26, 2013, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at Resthaven Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10:00am Friday, September 27, 2013, at Southern Hills Baptist Church with interment to follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens. To share condolences please visit

Published in The Okahoman September 26, 2013

Kenneth Battle

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