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Area Obituaries

Pete B. Wolfe

Pete B. Wolfe, a resident of Sulphur, was born July 1, 1941, in Willis, Okla., to Balem and Virgie Pauline (Looney) Wolfe. He passed away Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, in Sulphur, Okla., at the age of 80 years, 2 months and 10 days. He was married to Cheri E. (Bayens) Wolfe at Canon City, Colo., on…

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Rodney DeWayne Trussell

Rodney DeWayne Trussell was born Feb. 23, 1958 in Ardmore to the late Louie Downey and Mary Ellen (Wilcoxson) Trussell. He died Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021, in Ardmore, at the age of 63 years, 7 months and 15 days. Rodney and Anna Christine “Chris” Woodell were married on Feb. 24, 1984 in Sulphur. Rodney grew…

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Richard A.F. Kasten

Richard A.F. Kasten of Sulphur was born Dec. 16, 1954 in Roswell, N.M., to Albert J. and Helen (Sisley) Kasten. He passed away Sept. 8, 2021, in Oklahoma City at the age of 66 years 8 months and 22 days. Kasten grew up in Pryor where he attended school. He later enlisted in the U.S. Army and…

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Delford Ray Fox

Delford Ray Fox was born June 6, 1933, in the Joy community, to the late Oscar Joseph and Francis Donella (Caldwell) Fox. He passed on Monday, Sept. 6, 2021, in Davis, at the age of 88 years and 3 months. Delford and the former Ms. Virginia Lee Fullerton were married on Nov. 6, 1953, in…

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Richard Irvin Choate

Richard Irvin Choate of Sulphur was born Aug. 27, 1941, in Yeager, Okla., to  Rupert Dean and Millie Betty (Chancellor)  Choate. He died Sept. 3, 2021, in Sulphur at the age of 80 years and 6 days. Choate grew up in the New Model Community, where he attended elementary school and graduated from Spalding High School. He attended…

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Daniel Boyd Atkins

Daniel Boyd Atkins of Sulphur was born Oct. 27, 1930, in Oklahoma City to  Thaddie and Mary (Rhyan) Atkins. He died Aug. 31, 2021, in Sulphur at the age of  90 years, 10 months and 4 days.  He was married to Francis (Huggins) Atkins in Wellington, Texas on Nov. 21, 1969. Atkins grew up in the Chickasha…

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Thelma Diana Johnson

Thelma Diana Johnson, better known as Diana, was born Oct. 4, 1948, in Russellville, Ark., to the late Audrey “Aud” and Mary Geneva (Heath) Garner. She died Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021, in Ardmore, at the age of 72 years, 10 months and 22 days. She and Billy Dean “Bill” Johnson were married on Oct. 30,…

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Martha May “Marty” Wood

Martha May “Marty” Wood was born on June 20, 1944, in Sulphur to the late Frank Richard and Zuma Lou (Todd) Husband. She gained her heavenly wings on Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021, in Mill Creek, at the age 77 years, 1 month and 29 days. Wood grew up in the Sulphur area, graduating from Sulphur…

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Tom Caldwell

Tom Caldwell, born Nov. 20,1953, passed away on Aug. 20, 2021.  He passed with his loving wife, daughter and grandchildren by his side. At his request, there will be no services. A private Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. In lieu of sending flowers, the family is requesting donations be made to…

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Betty Ruth Terrell

Betty Ruth Terrell was born Nov. 19, 1936, in Dallas, Texas, to the late Charles Raymond and Mabel (Milligan) Pinkston. She died Aug. 30, 2021, in Davis, at the age of 84 years, 9 months and 11 days. She and Leonard Terrell were married on March 5, 1955, in Fort Worth, Texas. He preceded her…

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