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Norman Transcript

May 7, 1914

Mr. Wm COTTRELL, father of Deputy Sheriff Bud Cottrell, died at the home of his son in this city on May 1st, and was buried in the Moore cemetery on Sunday, under the auspices of the I.O.O.F and G.A.R.
Mr. Cottrell came to Moore soon after the opening of the country, and was a highly repected citizen.
He was in the 70th year of his age, years full of good works for his fellowmen.
He leaves seven children, but only five were able to be here, viz: Deputy Sheriff COTTRELL, Mrs. Nellie WYNN of Dallas, R.L. COTTELL of Lolita, Tex., O.W. COTTRELL of Wanette, and Will COTTRELL of Perry.
The Transcript extends its sympathies to the bereaved.

Submitted by Richard Cottrell

The Daily Transcript, Norman

January 2, 1915

Mrs. Jennie CARMON, wife of J. R. CARMON, died at her home, 320 E. Gray street, on Thursday evening, Dec. 31, 1914, at midnight. Her age was 38 years, 6 months and 23 days.
Funeral services will be held from the residence at 3 o’clock this (Saturday) afternoon, conducted by Rev. R. L. OWNBEY. Interment will be made in I.O.O.F. cemetery.
Mrs. CARMON was an old resident of Cleveland county, residing for the greater part of her life at Noble, from which place she and her husband and family removed to Norman a year or more ago. She was a most estimable lady, and her death is regretted by a large circle of friends. The Transcript extends its sympathies to the breaved husband and relatives.
Submitted by: Sharron

June 16, 1917

Death Of Old Settler , Renowned Clevenland County Man, Passed Away At His Home Near Noble Last Monday
Thos. STANDIFER, one of the very best known men in Cleveland county, a thoroughgoing man in all respects, and one highly respected and esteemed by all, an old Virginia gentleman, died at his home near Noble last Monday, June 11, 1917, aged more than 85 years. The Noble Sun publishes the following obituary of him:
Thos. STANDIFER was born in Lee County, Va, March 27, 1832. Was married to Elizabeth PEAVLER, September 2, 1849, at Cumberland Ford, Knox County, Kentucky. They moved from there to Linn County, Mo., in 1851, where he joined Company K, of the Missouri Cavalry in 1861, where he served two years and received an honorable disability discharge.
There were born to them eleven girls and one boy, of whom eight girls are still living: Ruth LAMBERT, Browning, Mo.; Elizabeth KENNEDY CANADA, Noble, Okla.; Katherine LACOUNT, Mustang, Okla.; Mollie LAMBERT, Brookfield, Mo.; Docia STUFFLEBEAN, Noble, Okla.; Matilda HEAD, Linneus, Mo.; Clara BARNES, Anadarko, Okla.; and Zilpha CARTWRIGHT, Wheatland, Okla. They moved to Cleveland County, Okla., in 1889, where he united with the M.E. Church, at Noble, Okla., September 1, 1903.
Having been in poor health for almost four years, he departed this life at the home of T. J. STUFFLEBEAN, at 9:30 o'clock, a.m., June 11, 1917, at the age of 85 years, 2 months and 15 days. He leaves a wife, eight daughters and a host of friends to mourn the loss.
Funeral services were held at the home of T. J. STUFFLEBEAN on Tuesday afternoon, Rev. A. B. CARSON, officiating, after which the remains were interred in the Noble cemetery.
Submitted by:

The Daily Transcript

October 13, 1924

Heart Trouble Cause Of Farmer's Death
G. W. KING, farmer living on the Bogle farm northeast of Norman died early this morning from an attacn(sic) of heart trouble. KING had been ill for several weeks. At the time of his death he was 49 years old.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a. m. Tuesday at the I. O. O.F. cemetery by Dr. L. S. BARTON. Interment will be made there. A wife and six children survive. The oldest is 21 years old.
Submitted by
Janet Sue Milam

October 3, 1965

The Norman Transcript

Robert Allen Lester, 51, 1009 N Berry Road, died Friday in an Oklahoma City Hospital. Services will be at 10 a.m., Monday in the Trinity Baptist Church conducted by Dr. Poe Williams and the Rev. Dexter Blevins. Burial will be in the IOOF Cemetery under the direction of Primrose Funeral Home.
Born April 2, 1914, in British Columbia, Lester moved to Norman in 1945. He was co-owner of the Norman Electric Service. Prior to that he had worked with Waters Electric Co. for over 10 years.  Lester had been president of the Brotherhood at Trinity Baptist Church, on its Board of Trustees and had worked as a Sunday School teacher. At the time of his death he was a member of McFarlin Memorial Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret, of the home; two sons, James and Jack, both of Whittier, Calif.; four daughters, Mrs John Hill, Oklahoma City, and Charlene, Darlene and Roberta Lester, all of Wewoka; two step-daughters, Mrs. Bob Corbett, Oklahoma City, and Kathy McGhee, of the home, and two grandchildren.
Active bearers will be Howell Gee, Otis Bigbie, Frank Pickel, Bob Quade, C. O. Abercrombie and Wyman Wright.
Honorary bearers will be Fred Thompson, Jess Waters, Ralph Burdick, John McLeod, Dudley Hollomon, Floyd Masters, Earl W Anderson, Col. William J. Meyer, Al Feroli, Arnold Marshall, J. B. Kelso and Kenneth Rutledge.
Submitted by Margaret Graham Lester

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