McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

July 9, 2013

Homer William Boyer

Submitted report

McALESTER — On Saturday July 6, 2013 Homer William Boyer, 87 went to be with his wife of 66 years, Mary F. Boyer, deceased April 15, 2013. “She is the love of my life and the most beautiful woman I’ve ever seen.”He was born on April 7, 1926 in Blevins, Missouri, but soon became a resident of Oklahoma. He was an Army Veteran injured in the Philippines in 1945. His occupation throughout his life was mechanic; however he worked at the Darlington Game Farm, managed the Yukon Bowling Alley, worked in the oil field in the early 1980s, and even though he retired and moved to Lake Eufaula to fish, he worked maintenance and courier for the First National Bank of McAlester. He was a founding member of the Mustang Church of Christ until retirement when he became a member of the Savanna Church of Christ. He loved God, his wife and family, singing gospel music, living and fishing on the lake, and life in general. He could always be found by listening for him whistling a song.  Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents: John & Cynthia Boyer, brothers: Floyd, Lawrence, Jesse, Harry, Noel, and Carl, and two granddaughters, Rebecca & Sarah Fackler. Survivors include two sons: William Ray Boyer of Canadian, OK. and David Boyer & wife Debi of Mustang, OK. two daughters: Ellen Joyner & husband Craig of El Reno, Ok. Peggy Fackler & husband Scot of Memphis, TN. 10 Grandchildren: Michelle Boyer, Joshua Joyner, Amy Migdalski, Jacob Joyner, Linda Deimer, Doncelle Webber, Andrew Fackler, Laura Fackler, Brandon Boyer, and Tyler Boyer, 10 Great grandchildren: Sean, Amanda, Austin, BreAnna, Mason, Noah, Waylon, Jonathon, Cabela, Conner, sisters: Lottie Baker & Maudie Lee & husband Herschel Miller all of El Reno, OK. a host of other relatives, fishing partners, and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday July 13, 2013 in the Wilson Funeral Home Chapel. Mr. Howard Miller of Elm Street Church of Christ will officiate. Interment with Military Honors will be in the El Reno Cemetery.

Carol John Allen

Carol John Allen, 90, of McAlester, died Monday, July 8, 2013, at his home.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Memory Gardens Cemetery in McAlester. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Brumley-Mills Funeral Home of McAlester.