- Ada, Oklahoma


March 22, 2014

3/23/2014 obituaries


Ada — Jerry Toney

Jerry C. Toney, 68, died in Las Vegas, Nev., March 19, 2014, after a brief illiness.

He was born in Ada and graduated from Stonewall High School, Oklahoma State University, and SMU, living and working in the Dallas area his adult life before retiring to Las Vegas in 2006.

He is survived by his wife Barbara, parents Norvin and Thelma Toney of Stonewall, son Scott and wife, Denice, of Denver, Colo., daughter Sara Shinneman and husband, John, of Plano, Texas, stepson Bradley Webb and wife, Elizabeth, of Plano, Texas, sister Patricia Gregg of Pottsboro, Texas, and six grandchildren. Remembrances may be made in his honor to a charity of choice.

Palm Mortuary


Las Vegas, Nev.

Margie Blue

COALGATE —Services for Margie Marie (Franklin) Blue, 88, of Coalgate, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Church of Christ in Coalgate. Mr. Lloyd McElhaney will officiate. Burial will follow at Lehigh Cemetery.

Ms. Blue died Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at Coalgate.

Brown's Funeral

Service, Coalgate

Gary Rutledge

GALEY — Services for Gary Rutledge, 61, of Galey, are at 2 p.m. Monday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. David Boggs will officiate. Burial will follow at Egypt Cemetery.

Mr. Rutledge died Friday, March 21, 2014, at his home. He was born Nov. 26, 1952, at Ada to Joe Cluck and Juanita Irene McGuire Cluck. He attended Glenwood and Irving grade schools and Vanoss, McLish and Byng high schools.

He married Helen Ruth Beene on Aug. 27, 1971, in Ada. Mr. Rutledge was a brickmason.

Survivors include his wife, Helen Rutledge, of the home; a daughter, Lisa Hulsey and her husband Jeffery of Ada; a son, Layton Rutledge of Galey; a granddaughter, Ruthie Rutledge; one brother, Juston “Butch” Lehman and his wife, Angie, of Waco, Texas; and a sister, Pam Oliver and her husband, Charles, of Waxahachie, Texas.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and a sister, Barbara Fowler.

Bearers will be Richard Byrd, Charles Byrd, Roger Byrd, Kenny Pearce, Cody Pearce, Ronnie Pearce, David Gayler, Bob Wilson and Brian Baxley. Honorary bearers will be Larry Colbert, “Buckshot” Clark and Joe Roberts.

Obituaries may be viewed and online condolences sent to

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

Paul Shahan

ADA — Services for Paul Warren Shahan, 71, of Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Shahan died Friday, March 21, 2014, at his home.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

Annie Cass

SHAWNEE — Services for Annie B. Cass, 89, of Shawnee, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mrs. Cass died Saturday, March 22, 2014, at a Shawnee nursing home.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada


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