Deloris Jean Drake was born July 13, 1953 in Loveland, Colorado to Leonard and Lela Drake. She passed peacefully from this earth on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at Mercy Hospital in Oklahoma City.
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James Dale Liston, Jr., the son of the late James Dale and Lola Jane (Bartell) Liston, was born on May 8, 1934 in Alva, OK and passed away peacefully while family members sang him into heaven on March 7, 2021 at the age of 86 years, 9 months and 27 days.
Harley Dale Arnold, always known as Dale, was the son of Eugene Victor and Laura Faye Brooks Arnold. He was born July 24, 1941 at Webb, OK. and completed his earthly journey March 9, 2021 at the age of 79 years, 7 months and 16 days at his home in Woodward, OK. Dale grew up on the family farm in the Webb community. He attended school at Webb, OK. through the eighth grade and transferred to Camargo, OK. where he enjoyed playing baseball and basketball. On the baseball field, he always teamed up with his older brother Jerry who pitched and Dale was the catcher. Jerry was quite the pitcher and it probably forced Dale to become a pretty good catcher! He was a member of the graduating class of 1959.
Michael Richard Stambaugh was born on October 27, 1981 to Benjamin and Rita (Hale) Stambaugh. His younger years were spent in Norman, Ok and Fairview, Oklahoma. They moved to the ranch near Chester, Oklahoma when Michael was in the 2nd grade. He attended the Seiling Schools through his high school years. During this time, he was active in soccer, football, 4-H, and FFA. He was also active in the Elm Grove youth group. Michael loved spending time with friends, fishing and hiking at the ranch, helping with the farm chores, and showing his livestock animals. He loved riding his 4-wheeler around the ranch. He helped with bailing hay, repairing fences, and taking care of the cattle. He always had a happy disposition and would go out of this way to help others. He kept the lawn mowed and the vehicles clean. He won several awards with Royal Rangers and loved their campouts, especially when they were held at the ranch.
Kenneth “Ken” Earl Johnson, 76, was born on February 6, 1945 to Earl Hyer Johnson and Vera Mae (Ames) Johnson in Fairview, Oklahoma. He passed away peacefully on February 24, 2021 at Mercy Health Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.