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Dawson "Dean" Nolen Aug 21, 1929 - Nov 23, 2014 MIDWEST CITY Dawson "Dean" Nolen passed away November 23, 2014, at his Midwest City home. He was born in Brownfield, Texas, to Clidge and Nova May (Haile) Nolen in August 1929. The family relocated to Oklahoma City when Dean was 3 years of age. After an illustrious military career spanning WWII through the Vietnam conflict, Dean retired with full military honors from the United States Navy. He began his civilian career by working for Sears, where he remained an additional 20 years. Dean was an avid golfer and enjoyed many years of play on his home course at Tinker AFB. He is survived by his beloved wife of 65 years, Lavon Nolen; his children, Larry and Maureen Nolen, Las Vegas, NV; and Jerry Nolen, Midwest City; grandchildren, Sean and Amanda Nolen, Spring Creek, NV; and Brian Nolen, Las Vegas, NV; great-grandchild, Caitlyn Nolen, Spring Creek, NV; and siblings, Lillian Traylor, Edmond, OK; and Orveta and Gene Scott, San Raphael, CA. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, November 28 at 11 a.m. at Ford Funeral Service, Midwest City, with interment at Arlington Memorial Park Cemetery, Midwest City, following the chapel services. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations to be made to Hospice Quality Care, Inc., Midwest City, OK.
Published: 11/26/2014
Dr. Yvonne S. Fine Oct 21, 1935 - Nov 22, 2014 EDMOND Dr. Yvonne S. Fine passed away on November 22, 2014, in Edmond at the age of 79. She was born on October 21, 1935, in Pauls Valley, OK to John Simon and Emma Lee Scally. Yvonne was first a homemaker, then a public school teacher and finally, a physician. Her speciality was internal medicine, practicing first in Edmond, then in Midwest City and finishing her career in Shawnee at the end of 2012. Dr. Fine pursued a passion of breeding, raising and showing Rottweiler dogs and made many lifelong friends locally and across the nation associated with the breed. She was preceded in death by her parents, John Simon and Emma Lee Scally. She is survived by her two sons, Gregory Dowell Fine, of Misoula, MT; and Joe Thomas Fine, of Edmond, OK; five grandchildren, Sandy Ammons, Lani Thur- Fine, Simon Fine, Derek Fine, and Aaron Fine; and three great-grandchildren, Oscar Ammons, Anne Ammons, and Elijah Fine. A memorial service is planned for Monday, December 1, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Edmond Christian Church in Edmond, OK. Memorials should be sent to Edmond Christian Church.
Published: 11/26/2014
Herman L. "Dixie" Howell November 4, 1921-November 24, 2014 EDMOND Herman L. "Dixie" Howell, of Edmond, left this life as peacefully as he lived it. Born 4 November 1921 in Strang, Oklahoma. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force 1942-1946. 1950 graduate of U. Tulsa. Mr. Howell (always Dixie to friends and acquaintances, never Herman) was the long-time owner of Mid Continent Fire and Safety Co. in OKC, and a longtime member of the First United Methodist Church, Edmond. Seventh of nine children of Luther Albert Howell and Bertha Ann Hilburn. Beloved husband to Bettie Louise Lloyd Howell for 64 years. Survived by his wife and four children, Shelby Howell, Denise Bowie, Kirby Howell, and Troy Howell, and by two siblings, Bill Howell and Barbara Wolf. Funeral services 2 PM Friday, November 28, at First United Methodist Church. The family requests that memorials in Dixie's honor be directed to the Alzheimer's Association, alz.org 1-800-272-3900.
Published: 11/26/2014
Ottis L. Dimick Aug. 25, 1926 - Nov. 23, 2014 MIDWEST CITY Ottis Laverne Dimick went to his eternal home on November 23, 2014. Ottis was born in Liberal, Kansas on August 25, 1926, 4th of 5 children to Ottis A. and Hester May (Daymon) Dimick. The family settled in Enid, Oklahoma. Ottis entered the Navy in 1944 as soon as he graduated from Enid High School. Upon his return from the Navy, he began his education in geology at Phillips University. He married Myrtle Chambers on November 5, 1947, celebrating 67 years of love this year. He was a bricklayer, stone mason, masonry contractor and an artist of the craft. He was a devoted friend of Bill W. for 50 years, and centered his life on serving God and others. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Charles and Kenneth, and by infant daughter, Dana Lynn Dimick. He leaves to mourn his passing his wife, Myrtle; son, James; sisters, Evangeline Taylor and Phyllis West; and many nephews, nieces, and a host of friends. Special thanks are offered to Dr. Greg McKinnis, nephews David and Gary, for all their help, and James Avery and Draper Park Christian Church. Services will be held 2 PM, Friday, November 28, 2014, at Barnes Friederich Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow at Arlington Memory Gardens, Midwest City, Oklahoma.
Published: 11/26/2014
Ramona Kay Cosby April 18, 1962 - Nov 26, 2014 OKLAHOMA CITY Viewing will be 4-8 p.m. Friday with the family greeting friends 6-7 p.m. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, South Lakes Chapel. Friends may leave condolences at www.vondelsmithmortuary.com www.vondelsmithmortuary.com
Published: 11/26/2014
Richard B. Altman Feb 27, 1928 - Nov 21, 2014 HOUSTON, TX Richard "Dick" Altman Richard "Dick" Altman passed away November 21, 2014, in Houston, Texas, at the age of 86 following complications of pneumonia. He was born in Wellington, Kansas, on February 27, 1928, to Harlan Cribbs Altman, Sr. and Katherine Barbour. Dick attended the University of Kansas and was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity. He enlisted in the Army Air Force ROTC and served with the Army of Occupation in Yokohama, Japan, achieving the rank of 1st lieutenant. After being honorably discharged from the Armed Forces, Dick received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Kansas Law School and joined Mobil Oil Corporation as an attorney, where he practiced law for thirty years. Dick was admitted to the Bar in five states, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Oklahoma and Texas. Dick had a passion for traveling, classical music, playing the piano, exercising and spending many hours volunteering his time and talents to charitable organizations. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Harlan Cribbs Altman, Jr.; and nephew, Harlan Cribbs Altman III. He is survived by his longtime partner, William David Roberts; daughter, Kelly Altman Covey and husband Keith; son, Richard Russell Altman and wife Kathy; brother, William Wallace Altman and wife Nella; grandchildren, Paige Nash, Richard Nash and wife Aimee, Coleman Nash and wife Lauren, Kenneth Nash and wife Ava, Michael Altman, Sarah Altman, and Alex Altman; and great-grandson, Isaac Altman; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. A celebration of Dick's life will be held at Behring Memorial United Methodist Church at 2 p.m. Saturday, November 29, 2014, in Houston, Texas. Services under the direction of Bradshaw Carter (713) 521-0066. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Behring Omega Community Services, 1429 Hawthorne St, Houston, TX 77006.
Published: 11/26/2014