McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

Death Notices

October 13, 2012

Aaron D. “Boots” Crandell

McALESTER — Aaron D. “Boots” Crandell, 71, of Noble, died Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, at Norman Regional Hospital, Norman.

The family will receive visitors from 3 to 5 p.m. on today at Bishop Funeral Service.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Monday at Bishop Chapel of Memories, officiated by the Rev. Bill Kirk. Interment will follow at Ulan Cemetery, Ulan.

Funeral services are under direction of Bishop Funeral Service.

Born May 15, 1941, in Scipio, he was the son of Dr. D. and Delours Loretta Tollison Crandell. He attended Indianola Public Schools. He married Sue Epps on May 31, 1963, and built a home in McAlester. Seven years later, in 1972, he and his wife moved to Oklahoma City with their daughter and made Noble their home for the next 40 years.

He was a carpenter by trade and was employed by Barbour and Short Construction as a superintendent for many years. He enjoyed fishing and hunting and for many years, he participated in team roping.

He is survived his wife Sue, of the home; daughter, Kathleen Kester; three  granddaughters, Ashlee, Shelby, and Cheyenne Kester and three great-grandchildren, Dillon, Brooklyn, and Madalynn Kester, all of Noble. Other survivors include four sisters and brothers-in-law, Helen and Bill Kirk, of McAlester; Louise Cooter, of McAlester; Sue Buff, of McAlester; Joann and John Brown, of Kiowa; brother and sister-in-law, Paul and Eula Crandell, of Calif ; two brothers-in-law, Roy Epps and Larry Rowell; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Kay Fish and Joyce Bonetti; and one brother, Jerry Crandell.

Pallbearers will be Jimmy Stuffelbean, Bruce Jones, Kevin Broyles, Phil Boeskin, Dean Snively, Leland Cline, Mike Manos, Dave Grantham, Charles Kester, Jimmy Rollins.  Honorary pallbearers will be Buddy Cox, Jessie Hammons, Larry Rowell, and Ron Streun.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Death Notices
  • 7 20 MARY CALLAHAN.jpg Mary A. Callahan

    Mary A. Callahan, 87, of McAlester, died July 18, 2014, at McAlester Regional Health Center.

    July 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7 20 ROBERTA EDWARDS.jpg Roberta Ann Edwards

    Roberta Ann Edwards, 83, of McAlester, died Thursday, July 17, 2014, at her home.

    July 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Marvina Merle Martin

    Marvina Merle Martin, 57, of Wilburton, died Thursday, July 17, 2014, at the Hillcrest Medical Center in Tulsa.

    July 19, 2014

  • Jackie Neal Medlock

    Jackie Neal Medlock, 72, of Muskogee, died Wednesday, July 16, 2014.

    July 19, 2014

  • 7 20 JM MILLER.jpg J.M. "Jim" Miller Jr.

    J.M. Miller, Jr. - Jim, 86 of McAlester, Ok, passed away July 17, 2014, in his home.

    July 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Geneva Harrison

    Geneva Harrison, 57, of McAlester, died Monday, June 30, 2014, in McAlester.

    July 2, 2014

  • Robert Archie Russell

    Robert Archie Russell, 70, died Saturday, June 28, 2014, at the VA Center in Talihina.

    July 2, 2014

  • Sequoyah Ann “SkyAnn” Whiteshield

    Sequoyah Ann “SkyAnn” Whiteshield, 52, of McAlester, died Friday, June 27, 2014, at her home.

    July 2, 2014

  • Dolores “Cricket” Marie Whitfield

    Dolores “Cricket” Marie Whitfield, 62, of Indianola, died Sunday, June 29, 2014, in Walsenburg, Colo.

    July 2, 2014

  • Geneva Harrison

    Geneva Harrison, 57, of McAlester, died Monday, June 30, 2014, in McAlester.
    Funeral arrangements are pending with Chaney-Harkins Funeral Home of McAlester.

    July 1, 2014

AP Video
Raw: Gunmen Attack Iraqi Prison Convoy Plane Leaves Ukraine With More Crash Victims The Rock Brings Star Power to Premiere Raw: Families Travel to Taiwan Plane Crash Site Arizona Execution Takes Almost Two Hours Gen. Odierno Discusses Ukraine, NATO at Forum Gaza Fighting Rages Amid Cease-Fire Efforts Mint Gives JFK Coin a Face-lift Creative Makeovers for Ugly Cellphone Towers Ariz. Inmate Dies 2 Hours After Execution Began Crash Kills Teen Pilot Seeking World Record LeBron James Sends Apology Treat to Neighbors Raw: Funeral for Man Who Died in NYPD Custody Migrants Back in Honduras After US Deports Israeli American Reservist Torn Over Return
NDN Video
Facebook Is Officially A Mobile Company 'Fifty Shades of Grey': Watch the Super Sexy First Trailer Now! Swiftair Loses Contact With Air Algerie Aircraft Diamond Stone, Malik Newman, Josh Jackson and others showcase talent Free Arturo - The World's Saddest Polar Bear A Look Back at Batman On Film Through The Years LeBron James -- Dropped $2k On Cupcake Apology ... Proceeds To Benefit Charity Snoop Dogg Says He Smoked Weed at the White House Raw: Fight Breaks Out in Ukraine Parliament Chris Pratt Interrupts Interview To French Braid Intern's Hair Shirtless Super Mario Balotelli Dances While Ironing - @TheBuzzeronFOX Whoa! Watch "Housewives" Star Do the Unthinkable LeBron apologizes to neighbors with cupcakes Justin Bieber In Calvin Klein Underwear Shoot Samsung Pre-Trolls The IPhone 6 With New Ad Jimmy Kimmel Introduces His Baby Girl Swim Daily, Nina Agdal in the Cook Islands Guilty Dog Apologizes to Baby for Stealing Her Toy Prince George Turns 1 and is Already a Trendsetter Train Collides With Semi Truck Carrying Lighter Fluid
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.