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Mercia Guy-Smith

Oct 15, 1989 - Nov 17, 2023

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Norman, OK

Mercia Octia Devora Guy-Smith, a beloved wife, mother, and friend, passed away on November 11, 2023. Born and raised in Norman, she attended Norman High School and graduated in 2009. Mercia achieved her Certified Nursing Assistant (CAN) certification on November 6, 2023, exemplifying her dedication to caring for others. Mercia's journey of love and companionship began when she met Richard at his house. A chance meeting in the driveway blossomed into a profound connection, and it was evident to a...Read More

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Randy Dollarhide

Dec 20, 1956 - Feb 18, 2024

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Norman, OK

Randy Dollarhide was born to Pete and Betty (Dossey) Dollarhide on December 20, 1956 in Houston, TX. He departed this life on February 18, 2024 surrounded by his family at the Norman Regional Hospital at the age of 67 years.Randy was a lifetime resident of Noble, attending Noble High School and graduating with the Class of 1975. After high school he attended and graduated from Oklahoma State Institute of Technology in Okmulgee, OK and received an Associates Degree in Diesel Mechanics in 1977. On October 10, 1977 he married the love on his life Charlotte Cottrell in Norman, OK. They were married for 46 years. Shortly after they were married Randy began working in the oilfield as an Offshore Rig Mechanic, he and Charlotte traveled as far as California before coming home. In December of 1984, Randy and Charlotte opened Noble Truck and Auto. In May of 2023 they were able to retire together. Randy and Charlotte ran their business as a team for 40 years servicing and repairing vehicles. Randy was a kind man who would do anything for his community. He was a member of the Noble FFA Chapter showing pigs with his sister Gina. Randy loved spending time with his family, going to the lake, fishing, camping, boating, water skiing, jet skiing, he always had a huge garden every year, he enjoyed participating in the Demolition Derby and playing fetch with his dogs Sugar and Dash in the backyard. Family was his #1 priority, especially his grandchildren, he was their HERO. He will be deeply missed by all.Randy was preceded in death by his father Pete and brother Rodney, he is survived by his wife Charlotte of the home, daughter Jennifer Dollarhide and Jason Mize of Norman, son Jason Dollarhide of Norman, daughters Crystal Painter and husband Eric of Texas and Rhonda Eaton of Noble, sister Gina Taylor and husband Eddie of Noble, (4) grandchildren: Kassandra Dollarhide, Kaitlyn Leitner, RJ Leitner and Avery Dollarhide along with many nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends.

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Richard Gerald Chambers

Jun 25, 1937 - Feb 13, 2024

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Norman, OK

Richard Gerald Chambers died on February 13, 2024, in the Norman Heart Hospital. He was born in San Antonio, Texas, on June 25, 1937, to William McGee Chambers and Jamima Smith Chambers. The family moved to Seguin, Texas, shortly afterward, and Dick completed grade school and high school in Seguin. In 1960, he graduated with a BA in Literature from Texas Lutheran College, where he met and married Peggy Lee Harper. He completed medical school at UT Galveston, followed by a rotating internship in Fort Worth at St. Joseph's Hospital. After serving as a general medical officer at Ft. Rucker, Alabama, he completed two years of residency in pathology at Harris Hospital in Ft. Worth, followed by a final two years of residency at Baylor Hospital in Dallas. He came to Norman Regional Hospital as a pathologist in 1971, and worked there for 30 years. While always a gardener, poet and builder of things ranging from decks to sailboats, in retirement he became a talented artist with one-man art shows in Dallas as well as Oklahoma City. He is survived by his wife, Peggy; sons, Christopher ‘Kit’ Chambers and Paul Chambers; daughters-in-law, Rhonda and Napisa and grandsons, Callahan and Ford Chambers.

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Paul E. Wilson Sr.

Oct 04, 1946 - Feb 18, 2024

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Norman, OK

Paul E. Wilson Sr. passed away on February 18, 2024. He was born in Coffeyville, Kansas, on October 4, 1946. Paul attended Coffeyville Public Schools and graduated from Field Kinley High School in 1964. He then attended Coffeyville Junior College, transferring to Kansas State Teachers College where he was drafted/enlisted to the U.S. Air Force for the Vietnam War. After receiving an honorary discharge in 1970, Paul completed his education with a B.S. degree in Law Enforcement Administration and completed hours towards a Master’s degree in Public Administration at the University of Oklahoma. Paul became the Director of Intramural Sports at the Huston Huffman Center in 1976, also working an adjunct instructor in the Department of Health and Exercise Science, teaching Sports Officiating courses for 35 years. He was an avid OU sports fan and loved watching Sooners football, holding season tickets for over 40 years. He also loved refereeing basketball, traveling to several states, as well as, within the state of Oklahoma for over 30 years. Paul also umpired softball and was inducted into the Oklahoma Softball Hall of Fame. He was also later inducted into the OU Football Club Hall of Fame. Paul was very active in the Norman community, serving on several committees and boards, including but not limited to, Norman Regional Hospital IRB Board, Norman Regional Hospital Foundation Board, O.U. Federal Credit Union Board member, Oklahoma Sports Officials Association, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, and the National Intramural Recreational Sports Association- NIRSA. Paul was also an active member of the Norman Rotary Club, proud of more than 25 years of perfect attendance until Covid-19. Paul was preceded in death by his mother and step-father, Cora and Joe Hubbard; brother, Charles Wilson; granddaughter, Khloe Washington; and sister-in-law, Barbara Homer. He is survived by his wife, Charlotte; sons, Paul (Ravon), Emmanuel and Marlon Wilson; daughter, Payge; step-daughters, Angela Washington and Kristi Dixon; grandchildren, Liliana, Kylie, Kiara, Kolbi and Elijah; and a host of cousins, nieces and nephews.

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Joyce Randolph

Nov 08, 1926 - Feb 19, 2024

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Norman, OK

Joyce Randolph, 97-year-old resident of Boise City, Oklahoma passed away on Monday, February 19, 2024 at Arbor House Reminisce in Norman, Oklahoma. Services are pending at this time and will be announced by Henson~Novak Funeral Directors of Boise City. Friends and family may sign the online guest book or leave an online condolence. To plant a beautiful memorial tree in memory of Joyce Randolph, please visit our

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Bruce E. Stewart Sr.

Sep 09, 1940 - Feb 12, 2024

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Norman, OK

STEWART SR., BRUCE E. September 9, 1940 to February 12, 2024Bruce Edward Stewart Sr., 83, of Norman, Oklahoma passed away on February 12, 2024. He was preceded in death by father, Bert William Stewart II and mother, Margruette, siblings Bert Stewart, Bob Stewart (Kathy), Bonnie Clark (Ron). He will be deeply missed by his wife of 63 years, Patti Stewart, son Bruce Stewart Jr. (Becky), daughter Kristy Stewart, daughter Kathy Stewart, son Jim Stewart (Kate), son Jason Stewart (Kristy); grandchildren Chris, Sarah McCorkle (Chris), Michael (Jordy), Jodie, Riley, Kayleigh; great granddaughter Zoe McCorkle, and Sister-in-law, Claudette Stewart.Bruce has resided in Norman, Oklahoma for the past 26 years. He proudly served his community as a grocery store director for Albertsons in California, and then again as a laborer for Walmart in Oklahoma, prior to his second retirement. In his retirement he served the State of Oklahoma by volunteering his time to repair and restore the state cemetery for the mentally ill, he also faithfully served his church, Calvary Chapel of Norman, for the last 18 years.In addition to spending time with his family and church family, Bruce found great joy in his garden and serving those around him. Above all else, he was passionate about his wife Patti. As long as she was by his side, his world was perfect.A memorial service to honor Bruce will be held Saturday, March 2, 2024 at 2:00 p.m. at Calvary Chapel of Norman, 1401 W Boyd St, Norman, Oklahoma. Please come as you are, wear what makes you comfortable. 

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Jerry Dean Madole

Jan 01, 1943 - Feb 16, 2024

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Norman, OK

Jerry Dean Madole, 80 years of age, passed from this life on February 16, 2024, at his home. He was a long time resident of Norman, Oklahoma, having lived in the family’s farm residence for a total of 66 years. His parents were Delia and Leon Madole. Jerry attended 12 years of education Norman Public Schools, graduating from Noman High School in 1961, after which he joined the U.S. Army. Receiving an early out from the military in 1964 to attend college, he returned to live in Norman while he attended Central State college, majoring in chemistry. In June 1968, he began employment with Dow Chemical Co. in Freeport, Texas. Two months later, he married Neva Jean Ray, beginning a wonderful union of 55 years. Having grown up on a farm, he greatly missed that life. After his father passed away, he returned to the home farm, joining his brother in a partnership. Although he worked other jobs, his heart was on the farm. Jerry was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Doyle; sister, Beverly; and daughter, Dr. Gina Madole. Surviving him are his wife, Neva of the home; son, Dr. Kerry Madole of Denver, CO; sister, Dorothy Armstrong; brother, Wiley Madole, both of Norman; and many nieces and nephews, cousins, in-laws, extended family and friends.

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Steven Wayne "B" Billy

Oct 18, 1971 - Feb 15, 2024

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Norman, OK

Steven Wayne "B" Billy, a man of steadfast faith and unwavering dedication to his family and community, passed away, surrounded by his loving family, on February 15, 2024, in Norman, Oklahoma. Born on October 18, 1971, in Antlers, Oklahoma, and raised in Finley, B's heart and soul always remained in the place he called home. At the time of his passing, B resided with his cherished family in Hollis, Oklahoma. He is preceded in death by his beloved parents: Stephen Watson Billy, Jr. and Lou Rena Billy. B is survived by his wife: Rosa Lee (Council) Billy, whom he married on his birthday in 2011; their children: Titus Wayne Billy of Hollis, OK, Gabrielle Vionne Billy of Hollis, OK, and Tylar Christian Billy of Henderson, NV; and his brother: Mark Billy of Minneapolis, MN. B's life was marked by a strong work ethic, learned at his father's side. Together, they owned and operated Country Nursery, a landscaping and rock business in Finley. In his later years, B took on a new career CNC Operator. A man of profound spiritual devotion, B was an avid Bible reader, often sharing passages and insights from the scriptures. He grew up attending Old Cedar Church in Finley and was a member of the Finley Baptist Church community. B's passion for life could also be seen in his love for playing Men's Fastpitch Softball for his dad's team, "Country Nursery of Oklahoma." He was also a die-hard OU Football fan, and cherished time spent cheering on his team. His happiest moments, however, were those spent bass fishing with his children, passing on the joys of patience and the beauty of nature and watching his brother Mark sing and compete in opera. Family night for B will be held Wednesday night 6-7PM at Serenity Funeral Service. Funeral services will be held 10:30 AM Thursday, February 22, 2024 at the Finley Baptist Church with Pastor Bear Johnson officiating. Interment will follow at Finley Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Titus Billy, Maurice Baker, Kenneth Williams, Clay Billy, Nate Billy, Raymond Boren, David Wingfield, Roland Branton, Christian Billy, Jeff Madbull, Lillian AKA "Lylli-pad" Ross. Honorary Pallbearer will be Mark Billy. Services are under the direction of Serenity Funeral Service in Antlers, Oklahoma.

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Barbara Jean McBride

Jun 29, 1937 - Feb 13, 2024

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Norman, OK

Barbara Jean McBride, 86, of Norman, OK passed peacefully into Heaven on February 13th, 2024, after a long illness. She was surrounded by her loving family. Barbara was born in Norge, Oklahoma on June 29th, 1937, to Otis Pete & Pearl Cowan. Barbara was married to Hugh James McBride of Hobbs, New Mexico on June 4th, 1955. They were married for 68 years and had three children. In Barbara’s lifetime, she held numerous types of jobs. She enjoyed all kinds of people and loved sharing her life experiences with them. Her last job was perhaps her favorite. She was the cashier for an elementary school, and she greatly enjoyed all the children she saw each day. She loved the coming of spring because she enjoyed tending her flowers and feeding the birds. Barbara is survived by her husband, Hugh McBride; Daughter Paula Fugate & her husband Bill Fugate of Norman, Son Daryl McBride & his wife, Rachel McBride of Garland, TX; Grandchildren Joseph Fugate & Rachel Gold, of Norman, OK. Beloved Great Grandchildren Kylah, Brooklyn, Kaleah, Kye, Kassiyah & Lucas. She has two sisters, Ann Myers and Mickie Wolfe of Cement, OK, and many nieces and nephews. Barbara is preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Dennis Cowan & James Cowan. Son Gary McBride and nephews Jason McBride and Chance McBride. The service will be held on Thursday, February 22nd at 2pm in the afternoon at John Ireland & Son Funeral Home, 120 S. Broadway Ave., Moore Oklahoma. Barbara’s family would like to express appreciation to all those who offered abundant prayers, love and support during the long road of her illness. To to the family or in memory of Barbara Jean McBride, please

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James Garman Watters

Sep 21, 1945 - Feb 14, 2024

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Norman, OK

James "Jim" Garman Watters, age 78, of Norman, Oklahoma passed away on Wednesday, February 14, 2024. Jim was born in Joplin, Missouri.

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Shirley Joyce Conner

Jul 05, 1951 - Feb 14, 2024

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Norman, OK

Shirley Joyce Conner, 72, passed away in Norman on February 14, 2024. The daughter of Robert James and Joyce Lafern (Carey) Schlecht, Shirley was born on July 5, 1951, in Altus, Oklahoma. Shirley grew up in Altus and was a 1969 graduate of Altus High School. She married Loyd Ray Conner on November 17, 1972, and they were married for 51 years. She was a member of the Thomas Street Church of Christ in Altus. Shirley and Loyd moved from Altus to Blanchard in 2004 and have made it their home since that time. Shirley worked as a legal secretary at a bank for several years, but before that she also worked at the tag agency and was a secretary at a finance company. When her daughters were younger, they raised and showed sheep, pigs and cows. Maybe this is where it started, but Shirley was an animal lover and loved all kinds of animals. She was also a big OSU football and Thunder basketball fan. Shirley enjoyed watching college football, reading, working word puzzles, playing games and cards and especially loved watching game shows on TV. She liked going to concerts and movies. Shirley has battled cancer for the last 2 ½ years; a battle she fought with courage, strength, and tenacity. She absolutely loved being a grandma to her three grandsons and spending time with them. Shirley is preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Brenda Schlecht. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Loyd Conner of Blanchard; two daughters, Brandy Glover and husband Stephen of Mustang and Cindy Hernandez and husband Fernando Ivan of Blanchard; three grandsons, Theodore Glover, Gabriel Hernandez and fiancé Avery Rice, and Xavier Luke Hernandez; sister, LaQuita Blankenship and husband Hank of Centralia, Missouri; brother-in-law, Butch Conner and wife Lisa of Friendship, Oklahoma; and a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, and other loving family members and friends. Funeral service will be at 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, February 21, 2024, at the Eisenhour Funeral Home Chapel in Blanchard. Burial will follow in the Newcastle Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are under the direction of Eisenhour Funeral Home of Blanchard. Online obituary and guestbook are available at www.eisenhourfh.com. To plant Memorial Trees in memory of , please .

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