November 2017 Obituaries
Frye, James; born Sept. 5, 1946, Coffeyville, Kan.; died Sept. 13, 2017, Lenapah, Okla. Church membership: Nowata Seventh-day Adventist Church. Surviving: nephew, Marty Frye.
Gillham, Stanley; born Nov. 23, 1924, Happy, Texas; died Sept. 7, 2017, Claude, Texas. Church membership: Tulia Seventh-day Adventist Church, Tulia, Texas. Surviving: wife, Beulah Gillham, of Claude; son, Stephen Gillham, of Farmington, N. Mex.; son, Richard Gillham, of Montesano, Wash.; son, David Gillham, of College Place, Wash.; son, Herbert Gillham, of Seattle, Wash.; step-daughter, Keniah Staine, of Claude; stepson, Keron Staine, of Claude; stepson, Kenan Staine, of Claude; stepdaughter, Kjana Staine, of Claude; son, Keshon Gillham, of Claude; daughter, Keaundra Gillham, of Claude; brother, Chaney Gillham, of Bowden, N.D.; brother, Benjamin Gillham, of Greeley, Colo.; sister, Olla Gillham, of Wayside, Texas; sister, Laura Edwards, of Wayside; sister, Esther Mesnard, of Tulia.
Hudson, Betty Ann Sellers; born Feb. 28, 1937, Atlanta, Ga.; died July 26, 2017, Perry, Ga. Church membership: Westlakes Seventh-day Adventist Church, West Monroe, La. She was preceded in death by her sister, Sylvia Jean Sellers McEndree. Surviving: daughter, Catherine Norwood (David), of Marietta, Ga.; daughter, Kimmy Brown (Jerry), of Panama City, Fla.; son, Dr. Jeffrey Hoffman (Jeni) of Byron, Ga.; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Jones, Freda Mae; born Sept. 6, 1916, Jones, Okla.; died Aug. 8, 2017, Harrah, Okla. Church membership: Oklahoma Conference. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Frederick Arthur Seidel, Jr.; and husband, Kenneth Jones. Surviving: sister, Betty J. Foster, of Harrah; sister, Ruth A. Dunham, of Harrah; niece, Donna Boland; niece, Beverly Jones.
Lambeth, Virgie Maurine; born Aug. 10, 1921; died Aug. 17, 2017, DeQueen, Ark. Church membership: Beacon Hill Seventh-day Adventist Church, DeQueen, Ark. Surviving: son, Cleve Lambeth, of Hot Springs, Ark.; son, Clem Lambeth, of Little Rock, Ark.; daughter, Wanda Juhl, of Minnesota; daughter, Jackie Pogue, of DeQueen; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.
Manasco, Joy Fern; born, May 24, 1938, Umpire, Ark.; died Aug. 4, 2017, Umpire, Ark. Church membership: Umpire Seventh-day Adventist Church, Umpire, Ark. Surviving: daughter, Mary Beth Patterson, of Van Buren, Ark.; son Todd Manasco (Anissa), of Umpire; son, Jason Manasco (Amanda), of Umpire; sister Jessie Pendergrass (Gordon), of Umpire; three grandchildren.
Means, Reba Hays; born Aug. 27, 1959, Tulsa, Okla.; died Aug. 4, 2017. Church membership: Broken Arrow Seventh-day Adventist Church, Broken Arrow, Okla. She was preceded in death by her husband, Don Means.
Mylonas, Seth Owen; born Jan. 6, 2016; died July 18, 2017, Ardmore, Okla. Surviving: parents, Terry and Teresa Mylonas; brother, Samuel Mylonas; sister, Elizabeth Mylonas; grandparents, Kathy Farrow, Willard Farrow, Tommy and Kathy Mylonas; many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Newton, Gary Ray; born Aug. 30, 1933; died Aug. 20, 2017, Heber Springs, Ark. Church membership: Heber Springs Seventh-day Adventist Church. Surviving: wife, Judith Marie Newton, of Heber Springs; daughter, Terry Rich, of Las Vegas, Nev.; daughter, Kelly McDonald, of Ridgecrest, Calif.; daughter, Jacqueline Basart, of Tumbling Shoals, Ark.; son, Travis Sipes, of Leavenworth, Kan.; son, Scott Sipes, of Las Vegas; 16 grandchildren, and 25 great-grandchildren.
Patterson, Keith Raymond; born June 6, 1928, Grand Prairie, Texas; died Sept. 3, 2017, Fort Worth, Texas. Church membership: Alvarado Seventh-day Adventist Church, Alvarado, Texas. Surviving: sons, Richard, Stanley, Ronald, Gary, and David Patterson; daughter, Sharon Patterson; sisters, Maxine Goat, Lucille Miller, Jean Sheldon, Geraldine Kilbrew; 16 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren, and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Roberts, Thomas James; born Feb. 27, 1951; died Aug. 29, 2017, Meeker, Okla. Church membership: Summit Ridge Seventh-day Adventist Church, Harrah, Okla.
Taylor, Charles Michael; born Nov. 6, 1950; died Aug. 29, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother; and wife, Vicki Jean. Surviving: sister, Cathy Taylor, of Coleman, Texas; brother, Kenneth Taylor, of Abilene, Texas; daughter, Penny Dudash, of Ga.; son, Steven Taylor, of Coleman; daughter, Patty Lopez, of Santa Anna, Texas; daughter, Crystal Hatcher, of Greensboro, N.C.; daughter, Angela Turner, of Denton, Texas; son, Bobby Taylor, of Garland,Texas; son, Gabriel Taylor, of Antioch, Ill.; 22 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.
Zeller, Lloyd, Jr.; born Dec. 12, 1958, New Orleans, La.; died Sept. 11, 2017, Covington, La. Church membership: Slidell Seventh-day Adventist Church. Surviving: wife, Rhonda Zeller, of Mandeville, La.; daughter, Stephanie Zeller, of Mandeville; daughter, Christie Zeller, of Mandeville; son, Nicholas Zeller, of Washington D.C.
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