Obituaries

Elmer James Jones

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Elmer James Jones, longtime Cushing resident, passed from this life with family by his side on Thursday, September 17, 2020 at the age of 70. Elmer was born on February 8, 1950 to Dennis and Edna (Stelting) Jones in Brewster, Washington.

Vicky Joanne Lacy

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Funeral services for Oak Grove resident, Vicky Lacy, were held 2:00 p.m. Friday, September 18, 2020 in Oak Grove Baptist Church with Rev. George Brock of the Olive First Baptist Church officiating. Interment followed in the Drumright Oak Hill Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Michael’s Funeral Home of Drumright. Visit www. michaelsfuneralservices.com to express online condolences.

Theda Marie Smith • April 1, 1924 - September 12, 2020

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Theda Marie Smith, longtime Cushing resident, now of Oklahoma City, passed away Saturday evening, September 12, 2020 at the age of 96 years. The daughter of the late James Onboy Overdeer and Carrie Matilda Gray Overdeer, Theda was born on April 1, 1924 in Drumright, Oklahoma.

Olin Howard Wright • June 21, 1936 - September 2, 2020

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Olin Howard Wright, 84, passed away on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Visitation will be held on Sunday, September 6, 2020 from 2-6pm at Dighton Marler Funeral Home. Graveside service will be held on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 10:30 am at Avery Cemetery in Cushing, Oklahoma. Family is requesting everyone who attends to please have masks and social distance. Dighton Marler Funeral Home of Stillwater is in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers will be Rick Wright, Brandon Wright, Jarod Wright, Noel Wright, Matt Frazier and Charles Thomas

Mildred Deloris Whelchel March 31, 1929 - August 27, 2020

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Mildred “Deloris” Whelchel went home to be with ourLord and Savior on Thursday, August 27, 2020, at 9:18 a.m. She was born Mildred Deloris Noltensmeyer on March 31, 1929, in Cushing, Oklahoma. Deloris was the salutatorian of her senior class at Cushing High School in May 1946. She was preceded in death by her parents, Theodore Noltensmeyer of Hope, Missouri,and Mary Drake Noltensmeyer of Cushing, Oklahoma; her sister, Dorothy Noltensmeyer Brown of Cushing, Oklahoma; her fi rst husband G. Daniel Green of Hartford, Arkansas; and her second husband O. Lester Whelchel of Midland, Arkansas.