- Ada, Oklahoma


November 30, 2013

Obituaries, 12-1-2013


Services for Wanda Ruth Savage, 84, Ada, are 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, at Pickard Funeral Home Chapel, Stratford.

Officiating are Mike Savage, Duane Rosson, and Shawn Lawson.

Burial  follows at McGee Cemetery Stratford.

Mrs. Savage died Nov. 27, 2013, at her home. She was born July 18, 1929, in Dill City, Okla., to Othel A. and Gertrude (Easter) Savage. She died Nov. 27, 2013, at her home in Ada.

She was the office manager for OG&E, until retirement. She went to school and graduated from Amber High School near Chickasha. She has lived in the Stratford/Ada area most of her adult life. She was a member of East Main Church Of Christ in Stratford and a member of OG&E Retirement Group.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and two sisters.

Survivors include two brothers, O.A. Savage and his wife, Darla, Stratford, and Jerry Savage and his  wife, Marlene, Bentonville, Ark.; one sister, Linda Rosson and her husband, Duane, Stratford; and many nieces, nephews and extended family.

Bearers are Mark Savage, Tim Rosson, Shawn Lawson, Pat Savage, Paul Savage and Heston Bush. Honorary bearers are James Simpson, Tom Bush, Bill Hill, Jim Herndon, Russ Allen, Larry Savage, Carl Savage, Eddie Savage, Tommy Savage, Kevin Savage, and the Ada Firefighters,

Pickard Funeral Home, Stratford


ADA-Services for Sibyl Bertha Jacobs, 98, of Ada, are 2:00 p.m. Monday at the Rollow Chapel of the First United Methodist Church, Dr. Roberto Escamilla and Revs. David L. Daniel and Bob Langston will officiate. Graveside services will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Linden Cemetery in Linden, Texas.

Mrs. Jacobs died Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at an Ada nursing home. She was born January 2, 1915 in Linden, Texas to Elmer F. and Bessie Tarver Almond. She graduated from high school and attended cosmetology school.

She married Eugene Benson. She later married William “Bill” Jacobs. He preceded her in death. Mrs. Jacobs worked as a unit clerk at Baptist Hospital in Oklahoma City until her retirement, and she was also a beautician and cosmetologist in Northeast Texas and Oklahoma City. She was a lifelong member of the First United Methodist Church and a member of the United Methodist Women and other related Bible Study Groups. She was a seamstress through the age of 95 and an avid gardener.

Survivors include her children, Charlene Wilson Wade and her husband, Dr. Donald Wade of Charleston, SC, Barbara King of Ada, and Tania Benson of Topeka, KS; four grandchildren, Mike Wade, South Carolina, Mark Wade, Minnesota, Wynn Stinson and Mary Stinson, both of Oklahoma; seven great grandchildren, Sarah Wade Walter, Anthony Wade, Joseph Wade, Ben Wade, Ali Wade, Jake Stinson and Jessica Stinson; one sister, Mary Pickens, Dallas, TX; nieces, Cassie Points and Karis Pickens, both of Texas; nephew, Bill Almond, Texas; and many cousins, great nephews and great nieces and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Bill Jacobs; a brother, Elmer “Junior” Almond; sisters, Lillian Kelley and Doris Jackson; a granddaughter, Susan Ann Wade; and nephews, Elmer (Boots) Almond, Ben Almond, and Walt Kelley.

Bearers will be Billy Rice, John Anderson, Col. Ron Little (ret.), John Sparks, Terry Dobson and Steve Miller. Honorary bearers will be Jewel Carter, Leah Brothers, Beth Hill, Carolyn Sparks, Ruth Anderson and Helen Miller.

The family says those who wish may make memorials to the First United Methodist Church in Sulphur, P. O. Box 657, Sulphur, OK 73086 or the First United Methodist Church in Ada, P. O. Box 566, Ada, OK 74821 for their card ministry.

Obituaries may be viewed and online condolences sent to

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

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