Eugene Ray “Gene” Pannell passed away in his home surrounded by family on June 12, 2020. He was born October 24, 1938 to Emmitt and Josie Pannell at their family farm near Taloga, Oklahoma. He was the oldest of four children.
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Mackey Allen Louthan, 82-year-old resident of Chester, OK, passed from this life on May 31, 2020 in Seiling, OK. Mackey was born December 31, 1937 to Virgil and Ruby (Jellison) Louthan on the family farm in Chester. He grew up in Chester attending grade school at Lakeside School. He attended Seiling High School graduating with the class of 1956.
Larry “Kim” Kennemer, 70-year-old resident of Chester, OK, passed from this life on May 27, 2020 in Weatherford, OK. Kim was born December 4, 1949 to Raymond and Jewel (Kimberlin) Kennemer in Garden City, KS. He was raised in Sublette, KS. In his youth he enjoyed participating in auto races. Growing up he attended the Church of Christ in Sublette where his father led the singing. Kim graduated from Sublette High School with the class of 1968.
Richard Wayne Triplett, son of Arvin and Nora (Wreath) Triplett, was born on July 25, 1946 in Amarillo, TX. He departed this life on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at his home near Mutual. He was 73 years of age.
Wilfred Thomas “Tom” Pippin, passed from this life on April 18, 2020 in Seiling, OK. He was born to Thomas Pippin and Lou Verna (Vanderhoof) McBeath on October 17, 1929 in Peru, KS. The family migrated to San Bernardino, California during the dust bowl when Wilfred was a young boy. Tom graduated from high school, and soon enlisted in the Navy in 1948, where he learned to be an electrician. He continued this career after his honorable discharge in 1957. This proved to be a little more difficult for Tom because he was color blind, so he would carry a labeled wire of each color to make sure they matched right. Tom worked for many years in California.