BARONE-- John Richard , born September 23, 1939 in Chicago, one of four children born to Mary and Selvino Barone, passed away Saturday, June 12, 1999 after a long bout with ALS. His 26 year business career took him to various companies including U.S. Filter Corp. and William R. Perrin Inc. where he retired. John was a devoted son, husband, father and grandfather. He loved the people in his life, especially his wife of 29 years, Jo Ann. Also surviving John are his daughters, Laura Simms, Jennifer and Jill Barone, Linda Townley, Suzi Corbett and Cathy Davis; sons, Barry Goldstein and Ritch Barone; sister, Nancy Gray; brothers, Louis and Robert Barone; 9 grandchildren, Matthew, Jillian, Allysa, Jeffery, Tyler, Abby, Anthony, Justin and Jordan. The family will receive friends from 5-9 p.m., Wednesday at Ninde Woodland Chapel. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, St. Bernard Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers friends may contribute to the Tulsa Chapter of ALSA, payable to ALSA/Ray Goldsmith, 10111 S. Sandusky, Tulsa, OK 74137. Ninde Funeral Directors, Woodland Chapel, 250-5556.
BASS-- Clark , long time banker. Bass died at his home, Monday. Funeral service will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in McAlester. Service will be conducted by Dr. Kevin Boyd, Rev. Dick Gibbons and Rev. Bill Gillford. Born July 31, 1912 in Caddo, OK, he was the son of Amos K. and Eugena Chinn Bass. He attended school in Durant, Southeastern State College and graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1934. He served 4 years in the Air Force during WWII. He then started a career that spanned a lifetime of achievements in the finance and banking community. He was a member and Elder of the First Presbyterian Church, a 40 year Lions Club member, Rotary member, Chairman of the Board of the McAlester Regional Hospital for many years, active in Oklahoma banking for over 50 years and recognized as the Independent Banker of the year. Clark began his banking career in Durant, OK in 1950. He was President of the Durant National Bank & Trust Co., organized the Inwood National Bank in Dallas, TX in 1961 and had been President of the First National Bank & Trust Company, McAlester since 1963 and moved to McAlester in 1966. He married Wanda Louise Jones on November 25, 1951 in DeQueen, AR. She survives him and continues as Chairman of the Board of the First National Bank & Trust Company of McAlester where she had worked with him for the past 30 years. Survivors include 1 daughter and 2 sons, Louise L. Bass of Albuquerque, NM, Boyd Clark Bass of Ft. Collins, CO and Carlton Clark Bass of McAlester; 2 daughters-in-law, Tina Bass and son, Justin Johnson of McAlester, Barbara Winternitiz of Ft. Collins, CO; and a grandson, Noah Isaac Bass of Ft. Collins, CO; a nephew and niece, Ken Bass of Wilburton and Suzaine Bain of Longtown; and a sister-in-law, Bronaugh Bass of McAlester; and numerous other relatives. He was preceded in death by: his parents; sister, Mary Jane McPheron and a brother, Amos K. Bass II. The family requests donations be made to the Clark and Wanda Bass Scholarship Fund at the Eastern Oklahoma State College, McAlester Campus. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Bishop Funeral Home of McAlester.
BRASHEAR-- Hugh R., Sr. , 92, born February 5, 1907 in Mound Valley, KS, died June 13, 1999 in Tulsa. He was the son of William H. Brashear and Lucille Lear Brashear. He was appointed Secretary to the Postmaster in the 1940's and served as Special Agent for the U.S. Treasury Department during World War II. He was the retired owner of Tulsa Insurance Agency. Mr. Brashear is survived by his loving family: wife, Edna, Tulsa; son, Hugh R. Brashear Jr. and daughter-in-law, Jody of Tennessee; daughter and son-in-law, Renee and Charles E. Smith, Tulsa; 6 grandchildren, Shadow Robinson, Stephanie Perry, Chuckie Smith, Stacy Smith, all of Tulsa and Dane and Charles Brashear, both of Tennessee; 4 great-grandchildren, Kyle, Blake, Cotton and Austin. No services planned. In lieu of flowers friends may contribute to their favorite charity. Ninde Funeral Directors, Garden Chapel, 742-5556.
EVANS-- Joseph Lee, Jr. , 26, died Monday, June 14. Born October 16, 1972 in Claremore, OK, the son of Joseph L. and Minnie (Wilson) Evans. He graduated in 1991 from Webster High School where he wrestled. He worked as a Truck Driver. Survivors: wife, Stephanie Michelle Dover whom he married May 22, 1993; son, Brandon Lee Evans; daughter, Brittany Nichole Evans; parents, Joe and Minnie Evans of Oakhurst; sister, Jolene Evans of Oakhurst; brother, Billy Clay Evans of Oakhurst; grandmother, Eldee Wilson of Tulsa; father and mother-in-law, Randy Dover of Tulsa and Wanda Dover of Tulsa. Service Thursday, June 17 at 10 a.m. in the Heath-Griffith Memorial Chapel with interment at 12:30 p.m. in the Robertson family cemetery near Dustin, OK. Heath-Griffith, 446-6633.
HENRY-- Richard Fitzgerald , born July 30, 1935, passed away Sunday, June 13, 1999. A native Tulsan, "Jerry", as he was known to friends, graduated high school at Cascia Hall, completing his education at Regis College in Denver, CO. Jerry was retired from CE Natco. Preceded in death by: his parents, John William and Beatrice Fitzgerald Henry; brothers, Jack Henry, Tom Henry and William Henry; nephew, Patrick Henry. Survived by: sister, Betty Ann Mockley of Tulsa; sister-in-law, Peggy Henry of Tulsa; nieces and nephews, Michael Mockley of Jenks, Anne Cosec of Wilmington, NC, Carol Mackey of Florida, Michael W. Henry of Tulsa, Janet Nelson of Tulsa, Marci Henry of San Francisco, CA, Robert Henry of LaFayette, LA, CeCe Henry Hayden of Houston, TX and Jack Henry of Houston, TX. Also survived by many cousins, great-nieces and nephews. A rosary was said Tuesday, June 15, 1999, 7 p.m., St. Rita Chapel, Cascia Hall. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, June 16, 1999, 11 a.m., Holy Family Cathedral. Interment Calvary Cemetery. The Fitzgerald Funeral Service, 585-1151.
MILLER-- Charles (Chuck) L. , 70, of Owasso, went to be with the Lord, Monday, June 14, 1999. He fought a long, hard battle with injuries he had received in a car accident in Galveston, TX in 1986. He was born in Olathe, KS, October 16, 1928. After graduating from Olathe High School he joined the U.S. Marines. He served as an MP until leaving active duty as a Sergeant. He became a police officer for the city of Prairie Village, KS from 1958 through 1970 where he reached the rank of Sergeant. He moved his family to Tulsa in 1971. He was employed by the Hydro Conduit Corp. until his disabling accident in 1986. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him as a devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. He is survived by: wife, Annette of the home; son, Michael Miller of Overland Park, KS; son, daughter-in-law and grandson, Tony, Crystal and Hunter Miller of Jenks, OK; daughter, son-in-law and grandsons, Terri, Roy, Austin, Andrew, Thomas and Adam Shiplett of Broken Arrow, OK; son, daughter-in-law and grandson, Tim, Amy and Tyler Miller of Owasso, OK; brother, Cecil Miller of Olathe, KS; sisters, Opal MacWhorter of Acworth, GA, Lucille Miller of Gardner, KS. Service will be held 2 p.m., Wednesday, June 16, 1999 at the Westport Mennonite Brethren Church, Collinsville, OK where he was a member since 1979. Interment will be in the Antioch Cemetery, Antioch, KS. Services entrusted to the Mowery Funeral Service, Owasso, 272-6244.
ODLE-- Beverly Rude . Born in Decatur, AR, July 5, 1931, died June 12, 1999. High School graduate Siloam Springs, AR, 1949. Tulsa native since 1955. Employed at McMichael Concrete. Survived by: husband, William M. Odle, Tulsa; daughters, Joanna Kishner, Tonia Cheely; grandchildren, Matthew Tiffee, Brandon and Jacob Odle; sisters, Beryl Reudelhuber, Myrl Sumner, Gloria Clausing Smith, Fern Grubb, Edna Phillips, Billie Jo Henderson; brother, Warren Forrest Rude; 9 nephews; 2 nieces. Preceded in death by parents, Jabez Manwarren Rude, 1951, Flora Rude Keep, 1977. She was a mom to many and loved by many. She is remembered for her unselfish nature. She never turned anyone away and was always there when needed. She will be missed by all.
PERRY-- Marshall V. , 78, of Sand Springs, died Sunday, June 13, 1999 in Sand Springs. He was born March 5, 1921 in Keystone, OK, the son of J.M. and Edna M. (Vaughan) Perry. He married Melvene Borgwald in Sand Springs on October 28, 1941. He founded and operated Ark Valley Gas for 38 years. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, past President of Sand Springs Rotary and served the community in many other capacities. Marshall is survived by: his wife, Melvene; a daughter, Marsha Bolstad of Springfield, MO; a son, Mark Perry of Sand Springs; 3 grandchildren, Andrea Richmond, Lance Bolstad and Jill Perry; 2 great-grandchildren, Morgan McCelvey and Jackson Richmond; a sister, Dorothea Roemer and a brother, Johnny M. Perry. The family has asked that contributions be made to First Presbyterian Church, the Sand Springs Museum or the Sand Springs Education Foundation in lieu of flowers. Funeral service will be 2 p.m., Thursday, June 17, 1999 at First Presbyterian Church. Interment will follow at Woodland Cemetery. MOBLEY-DODSON FUNERAL SERVICE, 245-6644.
RINEHART-- Stanley Earle , age 45, died Saturday. Salesman for Barons Furniture Co. Survived by: mother, Callie J. Kifer; sons, Joshua Rinehart, Broken Arrow, Matthew Rinehart, Broken Arrow; daughter, Chelsea Rinehart, Broken Arrow; sisters, Jennifer Rinehart, Tulsa, OK, Marsha Barnes, Oklahoma City, Pamela Logsdon, Tulsa; nieces, Brooke Barnes, Oklahoma City, Kristy Vonshaumann, Oklahoma City. Service 2 p.m., Wednesday, Stanleys Memorial Chapel. Stanleys, 743-6271.
YATES-- Annie Sue , 66, passed away Sunday, June 13, 1999 in Tulsa, OK. Born April 23, 1933 in Burleson, TX to Chester and Tesy Bean. Retired as Production Manager for Nelson Electric/Electrical Power Systems after 23 years. Member of Boston Avenue United Methodist Church. Survived by: her husband of 47 years, Charles (C.T.) of the home; daughters and sons-in-law, Cindy and Dee Suttle and Connie and Mike Woods, all of Tulsa, OK; son, Charles T. Yates, Jr. and close friend, Darren Taylor of Tulsa, OK; 5 grandchildren, Melinda Suttle, Scott Suttle, Kyle Jones, Chad Woods and Sara Woods; brother, C.A. Bean of Burleson, TX. Service will be 10 a.m., Thursday, June 17, 1999 at Moore's Southlawn Chapel with interment at Floral Haven Cemetery, Broken Arrow, OK. Family suggests contributions may be made to St. John's Family Hospice. Moore's Southlawn Chapel, 663-2233.