- Ada, Oklahoma


February 15, 2007

Obituaries February 15, 2007


ADA — Services for Johnny Leo Burnes, 43, Ada, are 2 p.m. Saturday at Lightning Ridge Baptist Church, the Rev. Dean Stone officiating. Burial follows at Lightning Ridge Cemetery.

Mr. Burnes died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2007, at his home. He was born Feb. 6, 1964, in Ada, to Johnny Clifford Burnes and Jean Fennell Burnes.

He attended Vanoss school and was a lifelong resident of Ada. He was a heavy equipment operator and affiliated with Lightning Ridge Church.

Survivors include two sons, Ryan Scott Burnes and Jonathan Payne Burnes; a very special friend, Christal Foley; his parents, Jean Fennell-Worcester, Johnny C. Burnes, Linda Webster and Wylie Webster; two brothers, Donnie Higginbotham and Woody Burnes; five sisters, Therese Ott, Brenda Burnes, Norma Worcester, Susan Pinley and Georganna Luna; an aunt, Linda Lewis, three nieces and three nephews.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Travis E. Worcester.

Bearers are Woody Burnes, Mark Jones, Donnie Higginbotham, John Luna, Brad Tollett and David Tollett.

Honorary bearers are Kevin Pinley and David Pinley.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada


ADA — Services for Vera Fountain Barrick, 92, Davis, formerly of Ada, are 2 p.m. Friday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, Scott Young officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mrs. Barrick died Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2007, at a Sulphur hospital. She was born April 29, 1914, at Stratford to Claude Hooper and Elva Robinson Hooper.

She attended school at Stratford. She was a nurse at Valley View Hospital for many years and was also a homemaker. She attended Southwest Church of Christ.

She married Hubert Fountain in 1932. He died in 1962. She married Bill Barrick Jan. 1, 1965. He died in 1976.

Survivors include a son, Frank Fountain and his wife Chursey, Ada; a daughter, Willena Wiley and her husband Eddie, Davis; seven grandchildren, Patrick Fountain and his wife Usha, Ada; Martin Fountain, Chicago, Ill.; Karen Hudson and her husband John, Ada; Paul Motes Jr., McAlester; Denise Bishop, McAlester; Amber Poindexter and her husband Rodney, Ratliff City; and Vanessa Terry, Ada; great-grandchildren, Kacy Clark, Kelli Clark, Nathan Fountain, Miranda Ball, Brayden Motes, Jaiden Motes, Kaitlyn Motes, Destiny Motes, Dathan Poindexter, Cheyanna Poindexter and Lacie Jean Poindexter; three brothers, John Hooper and his wife Floy, Del City; Joe Hooper, Mountain View; and Ben Hooper, Fittstown; two sisters, Jewell Mullinax, Mountain View; and Dorothy Johnson, Carnegie.

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