- Ada, Oklahoma

January 16, 2006

January 16, 2006


STRATFORD — Services for LaVetta Jo McDonald, 73, Stratford, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Pickard Funeral Home, Chaplin Leo McDonald officiating. Burial follows at Corley Cemetery.

Mrs. McDonald died Jan. 14, 2006, at Ada. She was born Feb. 1, 1932, at Hedley, Texas, to Lonnie Frances Norma Odessa Jamar Gunn.

She married E.S. “Mack” McDonald Nov. 26 1950, at McLean, Texas.

She spent 26 years of her life in Woodward before moving to Stratford 10 years ago. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Woodward and also a member of Beta Sigma Phi.

Survivors include husband E.S. “Mack” McDonald, of the home; a daughter Yevon Dee and son-in-law Chris Bolles, Stratford; a son, Jeffrey Scott and daughter-in-law Thlise McDonald, Aztec, N.M.; a brother, Rodney Gunn, Austin, Texas; two sisters, Naomi McCarty, McLean, Texas, and Gloria Carpenter, Canon City, Colo.; three grandchildren, Christy Lynn Morris, Matthew Adam Bolles and Jeffrey Chase McDonald; and two great-grandchildren, Logan Reed and Kayden Walker.

Pickard Funeral Home



ADA — Halley Ray Anderson Jr., 46, Ada, died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2006 at his home. He was born June 1, 1959, at Ada to Halley Ray Anderson Sr. and Esther Pearl Jones Anderson.

He graduated from Ada High School an moved to Texas. He moved back to Ada from Texas in 2004 and was a self-employed welder.

He married Christine Reyna on March 18, 2005 in Ada.

Survivors include his wife, Christine Anderson, of the home; two sons, Michael Ray Anderson, of the home, and Brandon Ray Anderson, Lewisville, Texas; one daughter, Tara Anderson, Brownsville, Texas; three grandchildren; his father and stepmother, Halley Ray Anderson Sr., and Lsimond Anderson of Ada; three brothers, Michael Anderson, Glenpool, Roger Anderson, Irving, Texas, and Robert Michael Anderson, Montesano, Wash.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Esther Pearl Anderson.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada


ADA — Services for Eloise Francis, 77, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. Mrs. Francis died Monday, Jan. 16, 2006, at a local nursing home.


COALGATE — Services for James Sherrill, 62, Coalgate, are pending with Brown's Funeral Service. He died Jan. 15 at Coalgate.

Brown's Funeral Service