McALESTER — Vernon Weeks left this world on May 17, 2013, to be reunited in Heaven with Oleta Weeks his beloved wife of over 55 years. Vernon was born on September 9, 1928, in Canadian, Oklahoma to Frank and Ruby Weeks. Vernon retired from sales at Montgomery Wards at Penn Square Mall in Oklahoma City and JC Penny in McAlester, Oklahoma. He is preceded in death by his wife, Oleta Weeks, and 6 brothers and a sister. He is survived by a son, Gary and Vickie Weeks, and a daughter, Mary O'Brian, both of Okla. City, and a beloved brother, Hollis and Jeaneta Weeks, of Haskell, Okla., 10 grandchildren and 15 great-great-grandchildren. The family sends a sincere Thank You to the staff of Warr Acres Nursing Center in Okla. City for their excellent care for Dad. Viewing will be on Monday, May 20, 2013 from 6-8 PM at Ford's Funeral Service located at 305 South Sooner Rd. in Midwest City. Graveside services will be held at Bower Cemetery in Bower, Ok. Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 1:00 pm.
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Muriel Walker, 86, of McAlester, died Sunday, March 9, 2014, at New Hope Retirement Center in McAlester.
Trenton Wayne Nixon
Trenton Wayne Nixon, 34, of Hinton, formerly of Stigler, died Saturday, March 8, 2014.
Robbie J. Murray
Robbie J. Murray, 73, of Porum, died Saturday, March 8, 2014.
Ronnie Jackson, 53, of McAlester, died Sunday, March 9, 2014, at his home.
Eleanor Louise Hopper
Eleanor Louise Hopper, 88, of McAlester, died Sunday, March 9, 2014, at her home.
Ben Dixon, 92, of Stigler, died Sunday, March 9, 2014.
Mary Frances Deerinwater
Mary Frances Deerinwater, 87, of McAlester, died Saturday, March 8, 2014, at a local nursing home.
Billy Don Carlton Sr.
Billy Don Carlton Sr., 56, of Claremore, died Sunday, March 9, 2014, in Claremore.
Kim Hancock Bess
Kim Hancock Bess, 42, of Flippin, Ark., died Saturday, March 8, 2014, in Flippin.
Lorene Auston, 92, of McAlester, died Saturday, March 8, 2014, at her home.
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