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Ernest Gattis

Feb 17, 1958 - Dec 01, 2023

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Enid, OK

A graveside service for Ernest Randall "Randy" Gattis, age 65, of Enid, will be 1:00 pm, Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at the Tonkawa IOOF Cemetery with Reverend Vernon Lee officiating. Funeral arrangements are under the care of Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home and Crematory. Ernest was born February 17, 1958 in Blackwell, Oklahoma to Thurman and Ethyl Rey (McLaughlin) Gattis, and passed away Friday, December 1, 2023 in Enid. He attended Blackwell High School, later attending Okmulgee Tech where he rece...Read More

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Chester Franklin Doane

Oct 07, 1930 - Mar 01, 2024

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Enid, OK

Chester Franklin "Frank" Doane passed away at Brookdale Senior Living in Enid, Oklahoma. He was born in Meno and spent his entire life in the Meno and Ringwood area. Frank's dedication to his faith was evident through his membership at the First Baptist Church of Lahoma, where he served as treasurer for many years. He was baptized in 1947 and later graduated from Lahoma High School. He went to college at Phillps University then OSU where the dorms were tents. Frank served on the ski patrol for the U. S. Army during the Korean War from 1952 to 1954. Frank's love for farming was unparalleled, and he was known as a hardworking and dedicated farmer. His skills extended beyond the fields as he enjoyed welding and carpentry. Frank's story with his wife Ramona began at a skating rink, culminating in their marriage on June 7, 1957. Their union blessed them with two children, Brenda Cohorn and Raymond Doane. Frank had a talent for storytelling and often entertained his loved ones with tales from years gone by. He found joy in simple pleasures like watching "Wheel of Fortune," "Jeopardy," and old westerns. He leaves behind a legacy of hard work, faith, and love that will be cherished by all who knew him. Frank is survived by his children, Brenda Cohorn, Raymond Doane, and wife, Cindy; grandchildren, Heather Nelson and husband, Gerry, Holly Smith and husband, David, Timothy Larsen and Jen, Jonathan Larsen, Michelle Palmquest and husband, Eric, Alicia Sheik and husband, Aaron, Brandon Doane and wife, Takayla, andMatt Doane, as well as 21 great-grandchildren. Those who have preceded Frank in death are his wife, Ramona; his parents, Chester and Velma Doane; his son-in-law, Randy Cohorn. A graveside service for Frank will be at Pleasant Hill Cemetery near Meno, Oklahoma at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 5, 2024. Arrangements are by Lanman Funeral Home, Inc. of Helena. www.lanmanfuneralhome.com Facebook: Lanman Funeral Home Inc. Memorials may be given to Elara Caring Hospice through the funeral home.

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Landon D. McGhghy

Feb 04, 1976 - Mar 01, 2024

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Enid, OK

A Celebration of Life service for Landon D. McGhghy, age 48, of Enid will be 10:00 AM Friday, March 8, 2024 at the Ladusau-Evans Chapel with Pastor Jarrod Cloud, and Dan Barrick officiating. Graveside will be in the Moore Cemetery at 3:00 pm under the direction of Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home and Crematory. Landon was born February 4, 1976 in Columbia, Missouri to Larry Dean McGhghy and Helen Loretta Robertson and passed away suddenly on Friday, March 1, 2024 in Integris Bass Baptist Hospital. He attended and graduated from Del City High School in 1995, he then received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Mortuary Science from University of Central Oklahoma in December of 1999. He became a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer on January 13, 2000. Landon married Donna Litney on August 18, 1994 and she passed away July 29, 2006. He married Rana Lane on October 19, 2007. He later married Elizabeth White on December 13, 2014 in Moore, OK. Landon began his career in the funeral industry at Bill Eisenhour Funeral Home and then worked at Hahn Cook Street and Draper Funeral Home, Fallon Mortuary Service, John Ireland Funeral Home, Ferguson Funeral Home and came to Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home and Crematory on April 20, 2020. His love for the funeral industry showed in every family that he was able to help through the loss of their loved one. Landon was a genuine loving and caring person. He loved the Lord Jesus Christ, which showed in all walks of his life. He attended the Enid First Assembly of God; he enjoyed reading, bowling, going on cruises, and spending time with his family. Landon is survived by his wife Elizabeth; daughters, Emily and husband “Topher” Fatur and grandson A.J. Page, and Hailey McGhghy; mother Loretta Allensworth; sister Laura and husband Anthony Gibbs and nephews Michael Thompson, Tyler Springer, Levi Gibbs and niece Lauran Gibbs; uncles Mike and wife Kathy Robertson and Steve Robertson and aunt Iris Elliot and husband Phil. He was preceded in death by his father. Condolences may be made online and the service may be viewed online at www.ladusauevans.com . Memorials may be made to Enid First Assembly of God Church with Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home and Crematory serving as custodians of the funds.

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Harvey Noel Lavicky, Sr.

Dec 07, 1944 - Feb 28, 2024

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Enid, OK

A Celebration of Life service for Harvey Noel Lavicky, Sr., age 79, of Enid, OK will be held at 10:00am, Saturday, March 9, 2024 at Ladusau-Evans Chapel. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home and Crematory. Harvey was born December 7, 1944 in Enid, OK to Charles and Alma (Theilen) Lavicky and went to be with the Lord on February 28, 2024. He graduated from Carrier High School in 1963. He married Frances Kinney on January 18, 1964 in Enid, OK and they had two daughters and two sons. In 1983 he married his second wife, Robin Buckminster, and they had a son. Harvey built the family home and was a Deacon at Davis Park Christian Church. He worked in the oil field, drove trucks, worked at Cummins Construction Company, and established Lavicky Trucking Company and Northwest Diesel Service. Harvey enjoyed driving race cars, working with his hands, spending time at the lake with his family, and helping anyone he could. He is survived by his children: Rose (Doug) Adams, Angie Waken, Harvey (Megan) Lavicky, Jr., Roy (Krista) Lavicky, and Josh (Angela) Lavicky; 14 grandchildren, Douglas, Alex, Carli, John, Jakob, Lexi, Nick, Lukas, Marissa, Vanessa, Abi, Christian, Clara, and Dansby; 2 great-grandchildren, Mackenzie and Carter; 8 siblings, Charles (Helga) Lavicky, Louis (Stella) Lavicky, Pat (Larry) Bixler, Betty Chodrick, Nancy (Butch) Buchholz, Julie (Charlie) Cagle, David (Suzanne) Lavicky; and longtime companion, Tammy Hulsey. He was preceded in death by his parents, his sisters Frances Schultz, Louise Coleman, Lydia Garis, and Rose Longacre, and his grandson Crosby Lavicky. Condolences may be made online and the service may be viewed online at www.ladusauevans.com .

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Sherry E. Armstrong

Nov 16, 1946 - Feb 28, 2024

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Enid, OK

Sherry E. Armstrong, 77, passed away February 28, 2024 in Enid, Oklahoma. Survivors include her sons: Ronnie (Beverley) Cambron, Robert (Daresa) Cambron, Rick (Yvette) Cambron, Rance Cambron, and Raymond Cambron; 12 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; and a host of other relatives and friends. (full obituary to be posted upon completion) Graveside service will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 5, 2024 at the Fairview Cemetery, southwest of Wakita, Oklahoma, with Reverend Gary Lillie officiating. Friends may sign the register at the service or the online register on her obituary page at www.prairierosefuneralhomes.com. Memorials in memory of Sherry may be made to the OHCE (Oklahoma Home and Community Education) and may be sent in care of Prairie Rose Funeral Home, 602 E. Main St., Anthony, KS 67003.

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Morris Ray Mizell

Oct 31, 1934 - Feb 29, 2024

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Enid, OK

Morris Ray Mizell, 89, of Fort Smith, AR. entered into rest on Thursday, February 29, 2024 in Enid, OK. He was born on October 31, 1934 to the late Harley and Bernice (McDaniel) Mizell in Jenny Lind, AR. He is preceded in death by his first wife; Margaret whom he had his four children with, his second wife; Juanita, his sister; Frankie Cardwell and his brother; Donald Mizell. He was a lifelong painter in the Fort Smith area, painting some of the older established homes in the area. He had a great sense of humor, easy going and everybody loved him. He is survived by his four children; Pam (Geroge) Blair of Enid, OK., Randy Mizell of Fort Smith, AR., Frank (Shelley) Mizell of Fort Smith, AR. and Stephanie Long of Enid, OK. his four step children; Janet, Cathy, Johnny and Calvin, several grandchildren and several great grandchildren. Funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 6, 2024 at Lewis Funeral Chapel in Fort Smith, AR. with interment at Douglass Cemetery in Jenny Lind, AR. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5, 2024 at Lewis Funeral Chapel in Fort Smith, AR. Arrangements are under the direction of Lewis Funeral Chapel in Fort Smith, AR. To plant Memorial Trees in memory of , please .

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Kenneth Vernon Smith

May 25, 1924 - Feb 25, 2024

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Enid, OK

Funeral services for Kenneth Vernon Smith, 99, of Enid, will be 2:00 pm, Wednesday, March 6, 2024 at Oakwood Christian Church with Pastor Alan Seibel officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home and Crematory. Kenneth was born May 25, 1924 in Durham, Kansas to Jacob and Lydia (Koehn) Smith, and passed away February 25, 2024 at the United Methodist Commons in Enid. Kenneth was raised on farms near Meno, OK. In 1943 at the age of 18, Kenneth enlisted in the US Army and served in an anti-aircraft artillery unit, fighting on Luzon Island, Philippines. After the war, he attended Oklahoma State A & M at Okmulgee studying building houses. On May 2, 1947 Kenneth married Bernadine Mae Wagoner. From 1948 to 1956, Kenneth worked for Long Bell Lumber Co.; where he learned to build cabinets. From 1956 to 1961 he lived and farmed in Coyle and built houses in Stillwater. From 1961 to 1968 he farmed in Fairmont and worked for Lee Unruh building houses. From 1968 to 1986 he founded and ran the Smith Construction Co. From 1986 to 2004 Kenneth was a master carpenter for Edgewood Arms, Winchester West and Indian Oaks apartments. In his post home building years Kenneth made various pieces of furniture and craft items. He made a roll top desk and a very nice China cabinet. He made wooden bowls using a wood lathe. He made decorative shelves for displaying glass figurines and many other household items. Kenneth is survived by seven children: Kenneth Smith Jr and wife Ruth, of Piedmont, OK; Judy Henderson and husband Eldon, of Enid; Sherrie Reed of Enid; Gayla Hopkins of Enid; Troy Smith and wife Michelle, of Enid; Deanie Jaggers and husband Matt, of Tompsons Station, TN; and Terry Smith and wife Patty, of Johnstown, CO; as well as a multitude of grand, great-grand, and great-great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, Jacob and Lydia, and wife Bernadine. Memorial contributions in Kenneth’s name may be made to Oakwood Christian Church with Ladusau-Evans serving as custodian of the funds. Condolences to the family may be made and services viewed online at ladusauevans.com.

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Betty Louise Goddard

May 03, 1930 - Feb 22, 2024

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Enid, OK

Betty Louise (Sanders) Goddard was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on May 3, 1930. She is the daughter of Kimball Eugene and Mayme Lorena (Ahner) Sanders. Betty attended school in Osage, Oklahoma, where she completed her education. Betty was later united in marriage to James Goddard on Oct 19, 1946, establishing their home in Osage, Oklahoma, where they resided for 11 years. Four sons are in that union: Andy, Bud, Alan, and Terry. In 1957, Betty and James moved to Enid, and Betty began working at Caton Lumber Co. and, for a short time, at Munsingwear. She spent most of her life as a housewife and mother.Betty was the best mother anyone could ask for. Betty's hobbies were playing the piano, flower gardening, drawing pictures, painting, and putting jigsaw puzzles together. Playing games with Jim and her boys, camping on weekends, and taking vacations at different lakes were memorable.Betty has resided at Greenbrier Nursing Home in Enid, Oklahoma, since 2019. She had excellent care from all the employees at the nursing home. Betty passed away on Feb 22, 2024, at the Greenbrier Nursing Home in Enid, Oklahoma.Betty was preceded in death by her parents, Kimball Eugene and Mayme Lorena Sanders; husband, James Goddard; sons, Terry Goddard and Andy Goddard; brother Bill, Ted, Dean, John, Clyde Sanders, and Hugh Smith. Survivors include her two sons; Bud Goddard and his wife Joyce of Goltry, Oklahoma, Alan Goddard and wife Kathy of Tulsa, Oklahoma; daughter in law Kathy (Newman) Goddard; sister, Sherry Owens of Osage, Oklahoma; several grand-kids, great-great-grand kids, she loved dearly.In lieu of flowers family request that donations to be made in honor of Betty to the St. Jude Children's Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, Feb 28, 2024, at the Chapman-Black Funeral Home Chapel with Dusty Giles officiating. Burial will follow in the Osage Cemetery under the direction of Chapman-Black Funeral Home. You can visit an online memorial website for Betty at www.chapman-black.com.Copyright Notice© 2024 (Chapman-Black Funeral Home)ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. This obituary is a work protected under international and federal Copyright Laws and Treaties. Any unauthorized reproduction, distribution or use of this material is prohibited. No part of this compiled work may be reproduced, altered or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system without express written permission from the author.The author hereby grants the newspaper the right to publish the compiled work on the dates and location provided in the submission details and further grants to the newspaper the right to reproduce the work electronically in any website or digital medium owned or controlled by the newspaper provided the copy is not altered or modified in any way. The funeral home's website domain must accompany any reproduction of the work. The work must not be used for or by any person for direct commercialized gain in competition with the author, the funeral home, or their respective businesses.Privacy DisclaimerThe information contained in this Tribute Wall is intended solely for the private use of the families and friends of the deceased to support each other and honour, respect and pay tribute to the memory of the deceased.Any and all other use is strictly prohibited. Without limiting the foregoing, any reproduction, distribution of the information contained herein, nor any contact or solicitation of any person identified in this work, nor any attempt to use the information in the work is prohibited.

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Wesley Howard Medlin

Jun 28, 1933 - Jan 29, 2024

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Enid, OK

Wesley Howard Medlin, a sweet and loyal man of God, passed away peacefully at the Baptist Nursing Center in Enid, Oklahoma on January 29, 2024. He was born on June 28, 1933, in Morton, Texas to proud parents Wesley Howard Medlin, Sr. and Grace Marie Stevens Medlin. Wesley's life was characterized by his unwavering dedication to his career, his commitment to service, and his strong faith. Wesley made a career out of working for the phone company. He dedicated many years of his life to this profession, displaying a remarkable work ethic and a genuine passion for his job. Through his hard work and dedication, he became an admirable figure within the industry. Wesley was a proud graduate of Odessa High School in the spring of 1952. His thirst for knowledge and love for learning laid the foundation for a lifetime of wisdom and intellectual growth. In addition to his professional achievements, Wesley proudly served in the U.S. Navy. His years of military service further exemplified his selflessness and devotion to his country. Wesley's contributions to the Navy will be remembered with gratitude and respect. A devoted husband and father, Wesley cherished the love and companionship he shared with his beloved wives and children. He was first married to Zora Louise Berry Medlin on November 3, 1956, in Odessa, Texas. From this union came seven children: Wayne, Debra, Pamela, Warren, Steven, Joseph and Greg. After her passing Wesley remarried Dottie Medlin on June 8, 1996 in Dennison, Texas. Together, they created a loving and nurturing environment for their children. Wesley's proudest accomplishments went beyond his professional success. He volunteered for the Rio Grande Bible Institute where they sold Bibles and provided assistance to those in need within their community. This commitment to helping others reflected Wesley's compassionate nature and desire to make a positive impact on those around him. Wesley will forever be remembered by his surviving family members including son Wayne H. Medlin of Colorado, daughter Debra J. Medlin of Garber, daughter Pamela Gilbert of Texas, son Warren Medlin and his wife Charlie of Texas. He also leaves behind eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren who will carry on his legacy with pride. Wesley's memory will be cherished by his brother Charles Medlin and his wife Judy of California, sister Joyce Banks of Texas, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Wesley was preceded in death by his father Wesley Howard Medlin Sr., mother Grace Marie Stevens, wife Zora Medlin, wife Dottie Medlin, son Steven Medlin, son Joseph Medlin, son Greg Medlin, daughter-in-law Maria Medlin, brother O. Wayne Medlin. He also leaves behind a brother-in-law Danny Gilbert and brother-in-law Leo Banks. Although he is no longer with us, Wesley's spirit will continue to live on through the memories and lives he has touched. Wesley Howard Medlin will be fondly remembered as a dedicated professional, a loving family man, and a faithful servant of God. His humble demeanor, kind-heartedness, and unwavering faith will forever serve as an inspiration to all who had the privilege of knowing him. May his soul rest in eternal peace.Friends and family will gather at the First Baptist Church of Garber on Wednesday, February 7, 2024, 1 p.m. to Celebrate his life and say goodbye. Pastor Tom Legrand will officiate. Navy Funeral Honors will be performed by the U.S. Navy Colorguard at the church.

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Cloyce Dean Carr

Sep 03, 1960 - Feb 23, 2024

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Enid, OK

Services for Cloyce Dean Carr, age 63, of Enid, will be 2:00 pm, Monday, March 4, 2024 at Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home and Crematory. Visitation is from 2:00-4:00 pm on Sunday, March 3rd at the funeral home. A full obituary will follow soon.

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Terry Eugene Layton

Jun 06, 1956 - Feb 16, 2024

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Enid, OK

"The life celebration of Terry Eugene Layton will be at Anderson Burris Chapel at 10 am Wednesday, February 21, 2024. Terry was in the loving presence of his family and friends at the time of his passing. Terry will be laid to rest at Memorial Park Cemetery following the service. Terry Eugene Layton was born to Eldon and Lois Layton on June 6, 1956 and died February 16, 2024. He grew up in Enid attending Wilson Elementary, Longfellow Middle School, and graduated from Enid High in 1974. Terry loved his high school buddies as well as his beloved cousins. After high school, Terry married Toni White and from that union two children were born, daughter, Traci Layton-Conrady and son, Travis Layton. Terry enjoyed sports and coached many of Travis and Traci’s soccer, basketball and baseball teams. He enjoyed Nascar and stock car racing. He played golf with his best buddies and helped his daughter hit a hole in one at Rolling Meadows Golf course near Garber. He later married Vickie Stuart on May 17, 1995 and they worked together in the blending of a new family. He played an important role in the lives of April Thompson and Joseph Stuart. He loved Christmas holidays together as well as camping trips at the lake. He loved fishing with his family and friends. He taught both his children as well as all the grandchildren how to fish. Vickie and Terry have celebrated life together for over 30 years. Terry worked for RA White Painting and then later opened his own business where he and long time friend Shane Hulsey worked together and painted many of Enid’s newest homes. Terry was preceded in death by his mother, Lois Elaine Layton, brother Denny Lee and son Joseph Stuart. He is survived by Vickie Layton (spouse), daughters Traci Layton-Conrady and April Thompson and son, Travis Layton; father, Eldon Layton. He leaves behind 5 awesome grandsons, Austin King, Joseph Stuart, Eric Layton, Ethan Conrady and Logan Thompson."

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