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Memorial for Erlene Hancock

Memorial for Erlene Hancock

11:00 AM Monday, February 19th, 2018
Ray & Martha's Funeral Home Chapel
20 West Main
Carnegie, OK 73015


Erlene Hancock was born to Herman and Wilma Millwee on July 31, 1928 at Prairie Lone, a small farming community located between Carnegie and Fort Cobb which actually no longer exists. Erlene attended school at Prairie Lone through the 8th grade, transferring into Carnegie to complete high school. She graduated from Carnegie High School in 1946.

She met Dorothy Zimmerman when transferring into Carnegie who became a lifelong best friend, as well as serving as her maid of honor during her wedding to Ermel Hancok on September 16, 1947.

To this marriage four sons were born, Doyle, Dale, Gary, and Danny.

Erlene's lifelong dream was to be a teacher. After pretty much raising her boys she was able to finish her teaching degree at SWOSC in the spring of 1967. Her teaching career began with two years in Anadarko and finish with another thirty-four years at Carnegie. The majority of her career consisted of teaching Jr. High Math.

Memorial for Wilma Wood

Memorial for Wilma Wood

10:00 AM Thursday, November 24th, 2017
First Baptist Church
120 West Main Street
Carnegie, OK 73015


Wilma Wood, a long-time resident of Carnegie, OK, entered the gates of heaven Wednesday the 22nd of November at the age of 96 at Maple Lawn Manor in Hydro, OK. She was born on May 16, 1921 in Ft. Cobb, OK to George and Mae (Bilyeu) Hancock. On July 24, 1937, Wilma married the love of her life, Ross W. Wood, Sr in Carnegie, OK. They were married 46 years and were blessed with 7 children, Dewayne, Ross, Jr., Jimmy, Darlene, Tom, Debbie and Victor.

The early years for Ross and Wilma were hard, but they always provided a loving home and everything their family needed all the while instilling a great faith in God in their children. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Carnegie where she was a long time Sunday School teacher and active in the WMU. Wilma was known for her hard work and her love for her family. For years she worked alongside her children in the cotton fields. The only other job she ever had in the work place was as a cook for Carnegie Public Schools where Wilma retired after 22 years. Wilma is remembered for her amazing, delicious food and was an incredible seamstress. Highlights of her retired years would be spending time with her grandkids on the farm, going to the creek and fixing hobo dinners on that old sand rock hill.

Memorial for Caroline Stenger

Memorial for Caroline Stenger

1:00 PM Friday, December 7th, 2012
First Baptist Church
120 West Main Street
Carnegie, OK 73015

Caroline Mae Stenger, 87, of Carnegie, OK passed away Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 at the Carnegie Tri-County Municipal Hospital. She was born August 18th, 1925 to George and Lillie May (Bilyeu) Hancock in Eakly, OK. She attended Mountain View Schools and also Sedan Schools. She married Thomas Venson Davis in 1944 and he preceded her in death on March 05,1959. She later on was united in marriage to Roland Wilford Stenger in 1969 who also preceded her in death on August 23, 1999. Caroline worked as head cook for Carnegie Schools for twenty two years. She enjoyed preparing meals and making cinnamon rolls for everyone. Caroline was an encourager and was always helping those in need. Her family and friends were the love of her life. Caroline also liked helping with the farming and cattle. Caroline was a member of the First Baptist Church in Carnegie, OK.

Survivors include her son, Thomas Wayne Davis and wife, Peggy, Carnegie, OK
two grandchildren, Shaun Davis and wife, Brooke, Carnegie, OK
Shane Davis, Carnegie, OK
step-son, Carroll Stenger and wife, Dorinda, Carnegie, OK
two step-grandsons, Dace Stenger and wife Felicia, Carnegie, OK
Tobey Stenger, Carnegie, OK
great grandchildren, Stone Davis, Carnegie, OK
Reese Davis and Naomi Eve Ziebell, Jackson, TN
one brother, Randal Hancock and wife, Juanita, Yukon, OK
one sister, Wilma Wood, Carnegie, OK
one sister-in-law, Earlene Hancock, Corn, OK

She was preceded in death by her parents, both spouses, brothers, Oveal, Hubert, Ben, Calvin, Virgil and Ermel, sisters, Lectra, Elna and Kathryn

Funeral Services: 1:00p.m., Friday, December 07, 2012 at the First Baptist Church, Carnegie, OK
Burial: Carnegie Cemetery under the direction of Ray & Martha's Funeral Home, Carnegie

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Memorial for Ira Vernie McAnally

Memorial for Ira Vernie McAnally

Ira Vernie McAnally, 78, of Fort Cobb, Oklahoma was called home by the Lord on Sunday, January 29, 2012. He was born March 11, 1933 to Vernie and Eva (Smith) McAnally near Albert, Oklahoma.

He was a graduate of Oney High School, where he was the school’s first FFA Chapter president.

He met the love of his life, Evelena Klusmeyer, and on June 2, 1952, they were united in marriage in his grandparent’s home near Highland Methodist Church.

He received an Associate Degree from Cameron college in Lawton. He joined the ROTC while in college at Oklahoma A&M, later to become OSU, and received a degree in Agronomy in 1955.

He served active service with the U.S. Army, and later the Army Reserve, attaining the rank of Captain and received an honorable discharge in 1965.

Ira worked for the U.S.Soil Conservation Service (USSCS) at various locations in Oklahoma, and left the USSCS in1963 to farm full time near Fort Cobb Lake.

God blessed Ira and Evelena with four wonderful children. Ira was a loving husband, father, grandpa, neighbor and friend. His greatest love was for his wife and family. He especially enjoyed all the time he spent with his grandchildren.

They farmed for 30 years, raising peanuts, cotton and other crops, as well as livestock. He enjoyed harvesting peanuts and hay, both his own and other farmers.

While raising his children he was a Boy Scout leader, and was active with the Fort Cobb Little League Baseball.

Ira retired from farming about 1990, and returned to college at SWOSU to obtain an accounting degree in 1991. Ira and Evelena then established the McAnally Tax Service, and Ira became an IRS Enrolled Agent, providing tax services until 2011.

He was a Mason for over 50 years, most recently a member of the Hydro Masonic Lodge. He was also a member of the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry. He received recognition from the Caddo County chapter of the American Farmers and Ranchers for his years of service on the county board, the AFR and the Farmers Union. He contributed to the Oney and Fort Cobb Community.

He was an active member of the Fort Cobb United Methodist Church, and later the Highland United Methodist Church, where he was also treasurer.

Ira will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

He is survived by his wife, Evelena of fifty-nine years
Three sons,  Rex and wife Susan, of Carrollton, TX, David of Rhome, TX, Tim and wife, Devon of Enid, OK
One daughter, Sharla Tapper of Hydro, OK,
Nine grandchildren, Christopher McAnally and wife Jean of Shanghai China, Brett McAnally and wife Crystal of Tyler, TX, Kyle McAnally of Carrollton, TX, Caitlin and Meghan McAnally of Enid, OK, Shelbi Tapper of Oklahoma City, OK, Courtni Covington and husband Dustin of Weatherford, OK, Kelsi and Kerisa Tapper of Hydro, OK,
One great grandchild, Diesel McAnally of Tyler, TX,
Two sisters, Mary Frances Andrews and husband Fred T. of Binger, OK, Ruth Ann Reynolds and husband Norman of Lamar, AR,
Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Vernie and Eva McAnally, and one brother Leroy
A celebration of Life will be at 2:00 P. M., Tuesday, January 31, 2012 
Burial will follow in the Eakly Cemetery, Eakly, OK, under the direction of the Fort Cobb Funeral Home in Fort Cobb, OK
Viewing at Fort Cobb Funeral Home

Randal and his grandsons

Randal and his grandsons

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