The Moore American

Obituaries

June 18, 2013

Crews putting out Colo. hot spots

MOORE — Riley David Whitfield, 81, of Moore, passed away Sunday, June 9, 2013, at home with his wife and family by his side. He was born June 7, 1932, in Indianola, to Dave and Dona Belle (Stice) Whitfield.

Riley enjoyed fishing, especially the Lake of the Arbuckles. He enjoyed racing stock-cars and go-carts for many years.

Riley is survived by his wife, Jewel; son, Billy Whitfield and wife Neesa; daughter, Joy Stanley; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Jim Whitfield and wife Trudi; and sister-in-law, Deannie Whitfield.

He is preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Charley Whitfield and Tom Whitfield; two half brothers, Clifton Gann and Jerrel Gann.

Services were June 13 at the John M. Ireland Funeral Home Chapel in Moore. Interment followed at Resthaven Memory Gardens in Oklahoma City. Services were under the direction of the John M. Ireland Funeral Home.

Moore American, Wednesday, June 19, 2013

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  • Jack Erwin Wallenberg Jr.

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  • Rhonda Joyce Payne

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    March 19, 2014

  • JoEllen Holt

    JoEllen Holt was born Nov. 2, 1929, in Oklahoma City. She passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side Sunday, March 2, 2014.

    March 5, 2014

  • Margaret Oleta Austin

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    March 5, 2014

  • Louis Arambula

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    March 5, 2014

  • Gene Ross Lash

    Gene Ross Lash, 89, was born June 28, 1924, in Nash, to Clyde Virgil and Lulu Esther (Shields) Lash. He rejoined his wife Alice Martha (Copeland) Lash in the arms of his Lord and Savior on Feb. 25, 2014.

    March 5, 2014

  • James ‘Jimmy’ Howard Whitaker

    James “Jimmy” Howard Whitaker, 78, of Moore, passed away Feb. 19, 2014. He was born Sept. 12, 1935, to Sidney and Lucy Whitaker in Vernon, Texas.

    February 26, 2014

  • Lois Inez Dye

    Lois Inez Dye, 83, of Oklahoma City, passed away Feb. 17, 2014. She was born Sept. 25, 1930, to Arcie and Gillie Williams in Alez.

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