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Bart C. McSpadden Dec 21, 1967 - Sept 19, 2014 EDMOND Barton Casity McSpadden, 46, of Chelsea, OK, passed away unexpectedly Friday, September 19, 2014. A funeral service celebrating his life will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, September 24 at the Chapel at Crossings Community Church, located at 14600 N. Portland Ave., Oklahoma City, OK 73134. A reception will be held in the Crossings Atrium following the funeral. Come-and-go visitation and reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, September 23 at Crawford Family Funeral Service. A memorial fund has been established in his honor at Arvest Bank, Attn: P. Andrade, 2025 Sonoma Park Dr, Edmond, OK 73013; and Bank of Commerce, P.O. Box 29, Chelsea, OK 74016. Bart was born December 21, 1967. He grew up in Chelsea, where he graduated from Chelsea High School, Class of 1986. He achieved the rank of Eagle Scout while in high school. He continued on to receive a Bachelor of Political Science from the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee, where he was President of the FIJI fraternity. He completed his education at the University of Oklahoma School of Law in 1993. Bart was married to Kathleen "Kate" Murphy on July 3, 1999. They were married 15 years. Bart worked as a lobbyist at the Oklahoma State Capitol. As the son of rodeo announcer and legislator Clem McSpadden, Bart was raised with politics not only in his life, but also in his blood. He followed his lifelong passion for politics by serving the state of Oklahoma for all ofhis adult life. His work was focused on maintaining the small-town, family values that make Oklahoma a great state. Bart deeply loved his family. Growing up, Bart and his parents traveled the country while Clem, his father, announced rodeos. He enjoyed fly-fishing, gardening, and cooking. In his spare time, you could find Bart cheering on his kids in their various activities, growing heirloom vegetables and herbs, ensuring friends felt like family, or at the Bushyhead Ranch. He was a gentle, compassionate man who was rooted in his Christian faith. His welcoming spirit was contagious, and friends quickly became family. Not only did he faithfully serve his community, Bart was also involved in missions to Mexico, India, and the Czech Republic. He leaves a legacy of loving his family and serving his community and state. Bart is survived by his wife, Kate; children, Noah, Chloe, Tucker, and Luke; and mother, Donna McSpadden. He was preceded in death by his father, Clem McSpadden.
Published: 9/21/2014
James Anthony Roundtree March 1, 1972 - Sept 18, 2014 MUSTANG James Anthony Roundtree, 42, of Mustang, passed away Thursday, September 18 in Ada, Oklahoma. He was born March 1, 1972, in Oklahoma City to Joe Anthony & Naoma Kay (Coslow) Roundtree. James enjoyed golfing and watching movies. He loved music, especially playing the guitar, and loved candy. He is survived by two daughters, Meggan Roundtree and Mikailla Roundtree; two sisters, Randie Lee and Jennifer Woods and husband Jack; four nieces; a nephew; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and many other loving family members and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents. Services will be held Monday, September 22, 2014, 10 a.m. at Eastpointe Community Church at 6801 S. Anderson Road. Interment will follow at Blackburn Cemetery. Services are under direction of John M. Ireland Funeral Home.
Published: 9/21/2014
Theresa Marie Wilson Sept 5, 1959 - Sept 19, 2014 OKLAHOMA CITY Theresa Marie Wilson, 55, of Oklahoma City, OK, passed away September 19, 2014. She was born September 5, 1959, to Robert and Shirley Bittner. Theresa loved to go to church and was very active at Lifechurch.TV. She did outreach for the past several years. Theresa enjoyed watching OU and Kansas City football. Most of all, she loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She is survived by her son, Rusty Wilson and wife Jamie; daughter, Katie Wilson and fiance Alan Rogers; three grandchildren, Rustee Wilson, Ryann Wilson, and Micah Rogers; three brothers, Greg Bittner and wife Nena, David Bittner and wife Betty, Brian Bittner and daughter Emma; two sisters, Judy Oxler and husband Jerry and Kathy Hundley and husband Tim; mother, Shirley Bittner; a host of other nieces, nephews and other loving family members and friends. She was preceded in death by her father, Robert "Pop" Bittner. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, September 25, 2014, at Life Church.TV, 7800 S. Walker, Oklahoma City, OK. Interment to follow at Sunny Lane Cemetery, Del City, OK.
Published: 9/21/2014