Chisholm Trail News

Page 2   God Bless America Chisholm Trail Community News WWW.CHISHOLMTRAILNEWS.COM February 1, 2023 Seeking a Church Home? Join us on Sunday 11:00 AM Wednesday 7:00PM Small Group of Believers seek Like-Minded to Join in Worship & Praise 1009 South 9th Corner of Park & South 9th, Duncan John Croy, pastor 580-656-5011 Grace Baptist Church 100.1 FM & 91.5 FM For the best music this side of heaven Spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ One Song at a Time! Did you know that the Anglo Saxon, Germanic, Scandinavian and Caucasian kindred people are the literal flesh and blood descendents of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob and the twelve tribes of ancient Israel? For free proof with no obligation call (405)320-0477. Christian Covenant Fellowship Pastor Earl Linville FRESH HOMEGROWN BEEF Quarter  Half  Whole G RIFFIN F ARMS call 580-439-6627 or text 417-766-7797 or email Elizabeth "Tottie" Maxine Hartsell ...  Elizabeth Maxine ‘Tottie’ Carter Hartsell was born on November 13, 1931, in Hutchinson, Kansas, to Thaddius Frederick and Ida Fern Brantley. She passed away in Duncan on Friday, January 27, 2023, at the age of 91.  Memorial services will be held Friday, February 3, 2023, at 11:00 a.m., at New Hope Baptist Church West. Rev. Randy Southerland will officiate. Arrangements have been entrusted to Whitt Funeral Home.  Tottie attended high school in Texoma, Oklahoma, where she met Kenneth Carter. They were married in Clayton, New Mexico, on June 30, 1950. They had three children; Debbie, Danny, and Michael.  She graduated from Wayland Baptist College with a teaching de- gree and went on to teach at various public schools in Texas and Oklahoma. She was an accomplished piano and organ player for many of the churches that Ken pastored until his death in 2000.   Tottie married Charles Hartsell in 2004 in Scottsboro, Alabama. They lived in Duncan and attended New Hope Baptist Church West until his death in 2014.  Preceded in death by her parents; both husbands; three broth- ers; and a sister.  Tottie is survived by her daughter Debbie Dixon and husband Bill of Duncan; son Danny Carter and wife Joleen of Hickory Creek, TX; son Michael Carter of Vail, CO; stepdaughter Charla Strain and hus- band Cliff of Idabel, OK; 6 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren in Texas, Colorado, Georgia, and Indiana.  Online condolences may be made to the family at www.whittfh. com. Death Notices Memorials Brodie Tate Stewart ...  Brodie Tate Stewart was born Sunday, July 12, 2009, in Duncan, Oklahoma, to Brandy and Travis Stewart. He passed away Satur- day, January 28, 2023, in Rush Springs. He was 13.  Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., on Thursday, Febru- ary 2, 2023, at the Southern Baptist Church, with Rev. Paul Phipps officiating. Burial will be in the Westview Cemetery under the direction of Callaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral and Cremation Services in Marlow. Visitation for Brodie will be at Callaway-Smith-Cobb Chapel in Rush Springs on Wednesday, 8:30 AM - 8:30 PM.  Brodie lost his battle with brain cancer on January 28, 2023, at his home surrounded by his family and his pastor. He was a 7th grader at Rush Springs Middle School. Brodie enjoyed playing base- ball, basketball, running track, playing video games, and listening to music. He was a boy who loved the outdoors and enjoyed fish- ing, hunting, swimming, and riding his dirt bike.  Brodie loved hanging out with his family and friends. Brodie's strength, bravery, courage and faith will last a lifetime with those who had the privilege of meeting him. He will forever be missed by all who knew and loved him.  Brodie is survived by his parents, Brandy Stewart and Travis Stewart and Trisha, brother, Tyler Stewart, step-sister, Shaddiah Phillips, grandparents, Bob and Sallie Stewart, Ramona and Wayne Newman, Ronald Willson, and Mary Midkiff, great-grandparents, Bob Costlow, and Doris Blair, his uncle, aunts, and numerous cous- ins.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the OK Kids Korral Toby Keith Foundation online at donations  Online condolences may be made to www.CallawaySmithCobb. com. Thelma Louise Fowler ...  Louise Fowler was born June 27, 1951, in Fort Cobb, Oklahoma, to Cecil and Dorothy (Banks) Martin. Thelma passed away Friday, January 27, 2023, in Duncan, Oklahoma, at the age of 91. The Lord took her home with her family by her side.  Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday, February 1, 2023, at 2:00 p.m., at Western Heights Baptist Church in Duncan, Okla- homa. Burial followed in the Marlow Cemetery under the direction of Callaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral and Cremation Services in Marlow.  Louise graduated from Fort Cobb High School in the year of 1969. She met Glenn in the summer of 1968 on a blind date. On New Years Eve at midnight, Glenn asked her to be his wife. They mar- ried on August 1, 1969, and moved to Duncan, Oklahoma. They completed their family with the births of two children, Brandon and Sherri.  Louise was a devoted and loving wife and mother. She was a member of Western Heights Baptist church and served the youth in her younger years. Louise enjoyed writing poetry, studying her bible, shopping and camping at Lake Texoma. What she loved most though, was being a meme and spending time with her family, es- pecially with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She loved the Spring and Summer seasons as well as the smell of fresh “air”, just as long as we didn’t smell like it. She was loved by anyone who knew her and will forever be missed.  Louise left behind her devoted husband Glenn Fowler, of Dun- can, OK; children, Brandon and Connie Fowler of Lindsay, OK, and Sherri and David Burke of Marlow, OK; 5 grandchildren; 6 great- grandchildren; siblings: Marion and Donna Martin of Mustang, OK, Clarence Brinkley, of Haywood, OK, Donnie and Janice Martin of Fort Cobb, OK, Sue Whaley of Rush Springs, OK, Jerry and Debbie Martin of Elk City, OK, and Jane Pearl of Mt. View, OK; and numer- ous nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Cecil and Dorothy Martin; sister and spouse, Shirley and Kenton White; sister Ber- nice Brinkley; brother-in-law Vernon Whaley; brother-in-law David Pearl and sister-in-law Geneva Martin.  On condolences may be made to . accepted until December 5th and followed the clos- ing date with a multi-step screening and interview process from a pool of excellent candidates.  Prior to serving as Acting Chief, Chief Walker served in other leadership roles within DPD includ- ing Second in Command of the administration of personnel and operations of Duncan Police Depart- ment. He also provided direct oversight and opera- tional management of the Detective Division, Patrol Division, and Communications Division. He served as Incident Commander on emergency incidents and assisted with policy development and functioned as a Drug Recognition Expert. He previously supervised Patrol Division, Advanced Accident Team, Dive Team, and Lake Patrol. He is the Special Response Team Commander and provides threat assessment, on scene delegation and leadership at emergency sites.   In accepting his promotion, Walker states “It is an honor to be selected for the Chief’s position. We have a great department because of the employees that work for our organization and because of the support of our community. I am proud to be a part of the Duncan Police Department, which I view as the best in the state, and possibly the nation.”  Walker previously assisted and responded with Ada Police Department, City of Medford Police De- partment, and the City of Comanche Police Depart- ment prior to his service with City of Duncan Police Department. day, Februay 9, followed by the County Convention at 7pm.  Precincts are the very basic political group, Ste- phens County has 28. Anyone registered will gather with others in their precinct and elect a chairperson, vice chair and secretary. They can develop resolu- tions they would like to present to the county con- vention regarding ideas and positions that the party should adopt or change.  During the Convention, an election of county offi- cers will be held, decisions regarding the method that Stephens County Republicans represent themselves at the State Convention in May, and consideration of resolutions developed in the precinct meetings will be heard.  Chairman Ferate will speak as well as National Committeman Curry, who will update the group on the recent RNC meeting.  “All registered Stephens County Republicans are encouraged to attend,” said Farris. “We would like to see a large turnout of citizens wishing to get involved. This is the place to start.”  Faith Church is located at 1404 West Main in Dun- can. Attendees are reminded to bring photo ID,s and voter registration cards for the event. ‘Duncan Chief’ continued from Page 1 ‘GOP Meetings’ continued from Page 1 Genealogy Library postpones Brown Bag Lunch By Derrick Miller  The Stephens County Genealogy Library was set to host its monthly Brown Bag Lunch program on Wednesday, but inclement weather necessitated a change of date.  This month’s program was set to give participants a tour of the resources offered by the Genealogy Library. The resources range from old yearbooks to surname books to computers for research.  According to the Genealogy Library’s Facebook page, “Our Brown Bag, scheduled for Wednesday, has been postponed until Feb. 8. Carry on.”  The weather also resulted in the Genealogy Li- brary’s closing early on Monday.  Previous Brown Bag Lunches include using Fold 3 to look up military ancestors and using yearbooks for research. Hope Community Church   Sunday School starts at 9:45am and Worship service starts at 10:55am with Kim Spivey leading the music. Genita Robinson will be singing a special follow by John Croy bringing the message.   AWANAS will begin at 5:50pm on Wednesday, February 8, 2023. Theme for the night is “Donut be anxious”. Prayer time at 6:30.  Hope Church is located at the corner of Hope Road & Clear Creek Lake Road (5915 Hope Road Marlow, Ok). “Team Vicki” Team Roping  A “Team Vicki” Memorial Team Roping on Saturday, Febru- ary 11 at the Morgan Ranch.  Books open at noon. Roping starts at 1pm. Concession will open at 11am.    The concession will feature hamburgers, taco salad and more.  There will also be a silent auc- tion with lots of items including baked goods.  If you’re not roping come on out with your family and enjoy this event.  The money raised will go to “Team Vicki” to help the family with medical expenses. Vicki Foster passed away Saturday, December 31. She was 62 and worked as a custodian for the Marlow School and was a faithful member of the Chisholm Trail Cowboy Church. She enjoyed chuck wagon cooking, partici- pating in church activities and loved to spend time with her family especially her grandchildren. She was married to Lonny Foster.  You can also make donations to ”Team Vicki” by mailing to Chisholm Trail Cowboy Church, PO Box 801, Duncan OK 73534.  Morgan Ranch is located at 174735 N Sanner Rd, Duncan OK 73533.  For more information call580-467-6740. Vicki Foster GFWC OWL CLUB  Owl Club monthly meeting will be held on Thursday, February 2, at Jimmy’s Eggs at 11;30am. February is “Healthy Heart Month” and mem- bers are to wear red to meeting. If you are interested in joining the club or would like more information contact; Virginia LaQuey at 467-3976 or Karen Davidson at 255-4697. Your not suppose to bring a goat to Take Your Kid to Work Day? Who would have ever thought. Seymore Folkes