February 5, 2014



Joyce Joan (Burris) Thomson was born to Mabel and Sid Burris in Blanchard on March 30, 1935. She was 5th of 10 children. She passed away on February 2,2014 in Chickasha. She attended Blanchard school graduating in 1953. She married Myron C. (Tubby) Thomson. They lived in California while he was stationed there. They later lived in Oklahoma City and in Ark City, Kansas when he worked for the railroad there. They moved back to Oklahoma City and moved to the farm in Tuttle, Bridge Creek area in 1971. Joan and Tubby were married almost 50 years when He died. She lived there until moving to Chickasha in May of 2012 to be near her daughter.After Tubby passed away she met John Quinn, who became her best friend and companion. They both enjoyed going to different casinos.She is preceded in death by her Mom, Dad and husband Tubby, one brother SFC Tony K Burris, three brothers-in-law Doyce Wilson, Virgil Witt, and Don Kniss. She is survived by John Guinn, Chickasha, Carla and Steve Buzin of Chickasha, Scot & Stacey Thomson of Cypress, Texas, her grand children: Chase O’Brien and Jill of Chickasha, Scot Thomson and April of Katy, Texas, Christin Thomson of Cypress, Texas, Steven Thomson and Amanda of Cypress, Kory Buzin of Chicago, I11, and Sam Buzin of Highland Park, I11. She has four great-grand children and one on the way. Every time you saw her she was showing baby pictures. She was so proud of her kids, grand kids and great grand kids. She will be greatly missed by her eight surviving brothers and sisters : Lorettta Wilson, Wanda Witt, Burnett and Bonnie Burris, Karen and Jimmy McConnell, Perry Burris, Terry and Dianne Burris, Jennifer Kniss, and Judy and Charlie Simms. She was extra special to the nieces and nephews. She taught them to sew, cook, garden and ride the golf cart. They all loved her. Joan belonged to the OHCE and had a lot of different talents. She was an excellent seamstress and made many beautiful quilts. She was an excellent cook. She had a lot of friends and cared for all of them. She will be missed. A memorial service is being planned for March 1.



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    Annie Elizabeth Horton of Jonesboro, Texas went to be with her Lord at home on Sunday July 20, 2014. Celebration of Life will be held Tuesday, July 22 at 2:00 p.m. at Jonesboro High School and Wednesday July 23 at First Baptist Church of Lindsay, Oklahoma. at 11:00 a.m. with interment at Laverty Cemetery, Grady County Oklahoma. at 4:00 p.m.

    July 22, 2014


    Graveside service for Roland Douglas Heavin, age 72 of Chickasha, Oklahoma, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Memory Lane Cemetery in Anadarko. Rev. Jimmy Wilson will officiate.

    July 22, 2014

  • 7-22 Obit Anderson Picture.jpg ETHEL ANDERSON

    Funeral service for Ethel Anderson, of Chickasha, OK will be held 10:00 a.m., Thursday July 24, 2014 in the Chapel of Sevier Funeral Home.

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    Funeral service for Harold George Tackett, of Chickasha, OK will be 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at the Sevier Funeral Home Chapel.

    July 22, 2014

  • 7-20 Obit Stills Picture.jpg WINNIE MAE STILLS

    Funeral services for Winnie Mae Stills, 89, of Oklahoma City (previously of Amber), will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 23, 2014 in the Ferguson Funeral Home Chapel with Chaplain Harry Smith officiating.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-20 Obit James Picture.jpg EDDIE FRANK JAMES

    Eddie Frank James, 37, of Coalgate, died Wednesday, July 16, 2014, in Alex, Oklahoma.  The son of Cynthia Ann (Henderson) James and Alfred Dail James, Jr., he was born September 19, 1976 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-20 Obit Lawrence Picture.jpg NINA ROSE LAWRENCE

    Funeral for Nina Rose (Crickenberger) Lawrence, age 87 of Rush Springs will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, July 21, 2014 in the Rush Springs United Methodist Church. 

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo


    Funeral services for Mary Williams, 54, of Chickasha, OK is pending with Brown/Christian Funeral Home.

    July 22, 2014


    Services for Leota Denny, 82 of Chickasha, will be held on Saturday, July 19, 2014, 11 am at the Christian Center in Chickasha, OK. Burial will follow at the Evergreen Cemetery in Minco, under the direction of Huber-Reynolds Funeral Home in Minco, OK.

    July 22, 2014


    Private memorial services for Worley Donovan Alexander, 83, of Chickasha, will be held in the Fort Sill National Cemetery on Monday, July 21, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with Kim Hayes officiating. 

    July 22, 2014

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