Mr. Roy Anton Vogt, 91, of Ijamsville, Maryland, died Sunday, September 10, 2006, at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, Maryland. Twice married, he was the husband of Nadine Vogt of Allen, Oklahoma, and the late Georgia S. Vogt.
Born May 31, 1915, in Peru, Kansas, he was a son of the late Paul Robert and Willie Ann Sneed Vogt.
Mr. Vogt served in the Civilian Conservation Corps from 1933-34, and later worked in the Brickyard from 1935-1941. He worked as a steamfitter in the California Shipyards during World War II.
He was a master plumber, enjoyed woodworking and treasure hunting (locating lost metal objects), and a very active member of First Free Will Baptist Church in Ada, Oklahoma.
Surviving besides his wife are a son Jack L. Vogt of Ijamsville, Maryland; two stepsons: David Tarver of Ponca City, Oklahoma, and Jim Tarver of Oklahoma City; two stepdaughters: Diane Stilwell of Ada, Oklahoma, and Patsy Goldman of Oklahoma; five grandchildren: Kathy Mitchell, James Vogt and Jeffrey Vogt, all of Maryland and Kevin English and Samantha English, both of Oklahoma, and eight great-grandchildren.
Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Thursday, September 14, at Molesworth-Williams P.A., Funeral Home, 26401 Ridge Road, Damascus, Maryland. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 15, at Bethesda United Methodist Church, 11901 Bethesda Church Road, Browningsville, Maryland. The Rev. Dr. Henry Butler will officiate. Pallbearers are James Vogt, Jeffrey Vogt, Jason Vogt, Christopher Risley, David Tarver, Jerry Miller and Robbie Stilwell. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
A Memorial service will be held at the First Free Will Baptist Church in Ada, Oklahoma, in late September or October. Exact date to be announced at a later time.
(This memorial was written and paid for by the family of Roy Vogt)
G. C. MAYHUE JR.
ADA — Services for G. C. Mayhue Jr., 85, Ada, are 11 a.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church, the Rev. David McCann officiating. A Committal service will be 10 a.m. at Rosedale Cemetery.
Mr. Mayhue died Sept. 12, 2006, at Sulphur Veterans Center. He was born Jan. 16, 1921, at Seminole, to Grover Cleveland and Bessie Moss Mayhue. He attended school at Horace Mann Elementary and graduated from Horace Mann High School where he and W. D. Little Jr. were the National Debate Champions in 1938. He attended East Central State College and graduated from the University of Oklahoma School of Law. Mr. Mayhue was admitted to the Oklahoma Bar in 1949. He served in the U. S. Army as an Air Force flight instructor during World War II from 1941-1945.
During his professional career, he was affiliated with Kerr, Lambert, Conn, and Roberts Law Firm from 1951-1963. Later, the firm Conn and Mayhue was comprised of Jack Conn, Aubrey Kerr, Ken Johnson, Burl Harris, and G. C. Mayhue. The firm eventually became Mayhue, Axton, and Mayhue Law Firm. His partners were his son, Charlie Mayhue and the late John Axton. He was active in the law firm until his election as District Judge in 1991.
He married Mary Anne Dale. She died Feb. 23, 1967. He later married Mary Jean Bayless Wise March 1, 1968.
Mr. Mayhue was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church, serving as deacon, elder and Sunday School teacher. He was president of the Ada Lions Club from 1950-1951, he was among the organizers of the Ada Industrial Development Corporation, the Sciences and Natural Resources Foundation and Pontotoc Industrial Development Authority. He served several terms as director of the Ada Chamber of Commerce and as president in 1958. In 1969, Mr. Mayhue was appointed by Congressman Tom Steed to serve on the Oklahoma State Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. He was chairman of the Bond Election Committee for passage of bonds for Highway Right-of-Way for the by-pass system, building the agricultural building at the fairgrounds and the building occupied by General Tire at Ada Industrial Park. In the early 1960s he and other Adans were instrumental in obtaining funding for the Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Labaoratory. He was the City Attorney from 1951-1958, president of the Cougar Football Booster Club from 1959-60, member of the American, Oklahoma and Pontotoc County Bar Associations and served in various capacities. He served as District Judge from 1991-1994. He was past chairman of the Board of Trustees of theValley View Hospital Authority and was a member for 27 years.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles Donald Mayhue and Francis E. Mayhue; and two sisters, Cathryne Pauline Mayhue and Tennessee Ethel Mayhue Walker.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Jean Mayhue, of the home; three sons, Charles D. Mayhue and wife Teresa, Richard T. “Rick” Mayhue and wife Susi, all of Ada, and Tommy L. Mayhue and wife Cindy, Norman; four daughters, Cathryn Ann Mayhue Blackburn, Stratford, Toni Jean Mayhue Kalan and husband John, Dallas, Texas, Teresa Mayhue Scott and husband Barry, Lewisville, Texas, and Tammie Lou Mayhue Paris and husband Kenny, Tahlequah; a sister, Mary Jo Samora, Ada; 17 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Bearers are Ted Savage, Riley Young, Marcus Griffin, Ken Johnson, Bob Bennett and Phil Fisher.
The family says those who wish may make memorials to the First Presbyterian Church, 301 E. Kings Road, Ada, OK 74820 or the East Central University Foundation, P. O. Box Y-8, Ada, OK 74820.
Criswell Funeral Home, Ada
ADA — Services for Janis McNutt, 57, are pending with Smith-Phillips Funeral Home. She died Sept. 12, 2006.
Smith-Phillips Funeral Home, Ada
ALLEN — Services for Bonnie Jones, 97, Allen, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. She died Sept. 12, 2006, at her home.
ADA — Services for Katherine Bolton, 78, Ada, are pending with Criswell Funeral Home. She died Sept. 12, 2006, at her home.