- Ada, Oklahoma

January 25, 2014

Obituaries 1/26/2014

Ada — Patsy Winsor

COALGATE — Graveside services for Patsy Nan Barnett Winsor, 83, McKinney, Texas, will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Coalgate Cemetery in Coalgate. She died Friday, Jan. 24, 2014.

Mrs. Winsor was born May 22, 1930 in Clarita, Okla., to Leon T. and Willie Dell (McPetridge) Barnett. She grew up in Coal County and graduated from Coalgate High School in 1947. She later graduated from Oklahoma A&M College in 1951 with a degree in Vocational Home Economics.  Her first teaching job was in Clayton, Okla. She married Paul Winsor in 1951 at Perry, Okla. Together they had four children, whom they raised in Coalgate. 

Mrs. Winsor served on the Board of Education for Coalgate Public Schools in the 1970s, and was President of the school board when funding was secured for Wallace Byrd Middle School.  She also helped secure funding and staff for the school district’s first gifted and talented education program.  Patsy returned to Oklahoma State University in 1978, graduating in 1980 with a Master of Arts in Housing and Interior Design.  She then spent 15 years teaching at the university level, gaining tenure at the University of Arkansas before her retirement in 1995.  Patsy returned to Oklahoma, living in Oklahoma City until 2006. She then moved to McKinney, Texas.

Mrs. Winsor was preceded in death by her parents, her sister, Billie Jane Barnett, and her brother-in-law, Ab Justice.

She is survived by her children, Timothy Glenn Winsor of Seattle, Wash., Gaynelle Winsor Drake and husband, Dale of McKinney, Texas, Nancy Dell Winsor Lambert and husband, Jim of Ada, Michele Winsor Brown and husband, Doug of Fort Worth, Texas; grandchildren, Katy Bettner and husband, Paul and Caroline Calkins and husband, David, all of McKinney, Texas, Luke Winsor and wife, Susan and James Winsor, all of Seattle, Wash., Abigail Shepard and husband, Nicholas of Frisco, Texas, Nicholas and Jacob Brown of Fort Worth, Texas, and Lanie Lambert of Ada; eight great-grandchildren residing in Texas and Washington; sisters, Peggy Jean Williams and husband, Bob and Robbienelle Justice, and brother, James R. Barnett and wife, Diane, all of Oklahoma City, OK; and countless nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

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Barbara Dewberry

ADA — Services for Barbara Dewberry, 71, Ada, are 10 a.m. Tuesday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery.

Ms. Dewberry died Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at an Allen nursing center.

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Delbert Weller

MADILL — Memorial Services for Delbert Dean Weller, 74, of Madill, formerly of Stonewall are 11:00 a.m. Monday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel.

Mr. Weller died Thursday, January 23, 2014 at a Durant hospital. He was born August 6, 1939 in Jesse, Oklahoma to Dean Fred and Annie Mae Sanders Weller. He attended Jesse schools.

He married Carolyn York on July 31, 1957.

Mr. Weller was a contractor and rancher until his retirement.

Survivors include two daughters, Anita Ragland of Ada, and Kimberly Hendley and husband Mike of Stonewall; two sisters, Patricia Gaither of Mead, and Linda Dunlap of Ada; a brother, Danny Weller of Madill; four grandchildren, Justin Ragland, Carrie Ragland, Cody Hendley and Cord Hendley; and two great grandchildren, Gracie Ragland and Isabella White.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Stanley Weller and Fred Weller; and a grandchild, Ryan Ragland.

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Minnie Wood

ADA — Services for Minnie Lee Wood, 97, of Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mrs. Wood died Friday, January 24, 2014 at a local nursing home.

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Ron Keltner

ROFF — Memorial services for Ronald Paul Keltner, 75, of Roff are 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 30th at the First United Methodist Church in Ada, Rev. David Daniel will officiate.

Mr. Keltner died Thursday, January 23, 2014, at an Ada hospital. He was born Aug. 9, 1938, in Redfield, Iowa, to Clarence and Ruby Runnels Keltner.

He attended Redfield schools and graduated from Redfield High School. He moved to this area in 1994 from California.

Mr. Keltner retired as a supervisor and a machinist for PG&E Power Company in Morro Bay, California. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Ada, a member of the Diamond K Kiwanis Club and had served in the U. S. Navy.

Survivors include his three children, Timothy Avid of Fitzhugh, Gail Perry of Athol, Idaho, and Sue Warren of Georgia; a step-son, Tom Runnels of Ada; his significant other, Lue Moehlman of Roff; four grandsons, Mike Pemberton, Donny Pemberton, Shay Avid and Aslan Avid; and two sisters, Judy Bowns and Donna Romine.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Keltner.

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Criswell Funeral Home, Ada