Funeral Services for Weldon Collier, 86, of Weatherford, will be held 11:00a.m., Monday, November 24, 2014 in the First Church of God, Clinton, OK officiated by Rev. Roy Dobbs.  A private burial will be held in the Weatherford Cemetery under the direction of the Stanley-Lee Funeral Home.




Daniel Gentry, 58, a Dill City resident, passed away on Friday, November 21, 2014.  Funeral Services for Daniel Gentry will be held 2:00p.m. Monday, November 24, 2014 at the South Burns Cemetery.  Services are under the direction of Musick Varner Funeral Home in Cordell.




A Chapel Service for Laura LaVerne McLaughlin, 80, Clinton resident will be held 2:00pm, Monday, November 24, 2014 in the Kiesau Memorial Chapel officiated by Rev. Buck Nicholson.  Burial will conclude in the Butler Cemetery under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home.




Funeral Services for Beatrice Bates, 41, former Custer County resident will be held 1:00p.m., Friday, November 21, 2014 in the First Christian Church, officiated by Rev. Lawrence Hart, Rev. Ronnie Starr and Rev. Gerald Panana.  Burial will conclude in the Clinton Indian Cemetery under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home.


There will be a traditional wake service 7:00pm till Midnight on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at the Cheyenne Arapaho Community Center.


Beatrice Helen Bates as born March 12, 1973 to Charles Cornelius Bates and Louisa Joyce (Starr) Bates in Lawton, OK and passed away tragically on Thursday, November 13, 2014 in Lakeside, Montana.  She passed away from asphyxiation in a house fire.


Beatrice started her young life and school in Custer City, Oklahoma but at about the age of 8 she was adopted to Dan and Pat Meyers and lived in Prague, OK.  She graduated from Prague High School in 1991.  She had made her homes in Wichita, KS; OKC, OK; Elk City, OK; Arlington, TX and most recently in Lakeside, MT.  She has managed apartment complexes and maintaining them.


She was preceded in death by her biological parents, her adoptive father, Dan Meyers.


She was a member of the Mennonite Church, she enjoyed going to Indian dances and participating and she was an expert pool player and had won numerous trophies and awards for her achievements.


She is survived by her adoptive mother, Pat Meyer, of Prague, Cynthia Meyers, of Prague and Theresa Moore, South Carolina, brothers, Ronnie Kauley and wife, Ruth, of Elk City, Roy Bates, of Weatherford, Cornelius Bates, Ft. Worth, TX and Stephen Meyers, of Prague, OK.




Larry Farris, 67, a Metal Worker and Dill City / Burns Flat resident, passed away on November 13, 2014.  Funeral Services for Larry were held on Monday, November 17, 2014 at 2:30pm in the First Baptist Church in Dill City and burial was held at the Sentinel Cemetery in Sentinel, OK under the direction of the Musick-Varner Funeral Home in Sentinel, OK.