- Ada, Oklahoma


January 2, 2014

Obituaries 01/03/2014

Ada — Betty Harris

STRATFORD — Services for Betty Jean Harris, 82, are at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Church of Christ in Stratford. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery, Sulphur.

Mrs. Harris died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014.

Pickard Funeral Home, Stratford

Dennis Hamilton

ADA — Funeral services for Dennis Lynn Hamilton will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Mill Creek High School gymnasium, with Randy Wade officiating. Interment will follow at the Mill Creek Cemetery.

A wake service is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. today at Hale’s Funeral Home in Sulphur.

Dennis was born Oct. 13, 1955, in Ada to Andris J. “Yellow Wolf” and Oretha (Emerson) Hamilton. He died Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, in Oklahoma City at the age of 58.  

Dennis, a lifelong resident of Mill Creek, was a 1973 graduate of Mill Creek High School.  He spent 25-plus years working at the Unimin Sand Plant prior to retirement. Most recently, Dennis worked as a houseman at the Artesian Hotel in Sulphur.

Survivors include two sons, Derek Hamilton and wife, Michelle, of Ardmore and Clovis Hamilton and wife, Catie, of Ada; two daughters, Laura Hamilton and JR Komalty of Anadarko and Deidra Hamilton and Joseph Arles of Mill Creek; his mother, Oretha Ledford of Marlow; eight grandchildren, Taylor, Joslyn, Trinity, Tristyn, Kyra, Creed, Kiley and Haylee; three sisters, Angela Richardson, Denice Larance and Robbin Howard; as well as one brother, Ricky Hamilton.

Dennis was preceded in death by his father, “Yellow Wolf,” and his stepfather, James Ledford.

Serving as pallbearers will be Michael Cornelius, Alan Kirby, Herman “Bubba” Bice, Jerry Wood, Ronald Aduddell, Wilson Seawright, Larry Seawright and Monte Tolbert. Honorary bearers will be Robert Hamilton, Herb Hamilton, Scott Clark, Geary Blevins and Shoat Wisdom.   

Online condolences may be offered at

Hale’s Funeral Home, Sulphur

Mary Smith

ADA — Services for Mary Catherine Smith, 55, of Ada are pending with Criswell Funeral Home.

Ms. Smith died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, at an Ada hospital.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

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