Janet W. Bayne-Williams passed away at her home June 25, 2016. After high school, she received a Masters degree in Education from OSU. Jan taught in Montessori schools in 3 states, eventually settling back in Ponca City where she taught English to Special Ed students. Jan was an avid reader and known to work miracles in her garden, where you could probably find her on any given day. She made beautiful stained glass windows, and also loved frequenting and hosting yard sales.
Beverly S. Cardwell-Latting passed away on Jan 25, 2006. She had a 43 year career in the travel industry. She is survived by her husband, her mother and sister.
Diane E. Davis-McLearan passed away on Jun 24, 2013. She is survived by her daughter and grandson, a brother and sister.
Betty C. Day and her husband were killed in an auto accident in 1975. They left two children, a daughter and a son.
Ronnie Duncan was killed by a hit and run driver, with a drug use background. Ron was a drug rehab counselor. He was riding his motorcycle near 31st and Yale on September 5, 2005 when he was hit. He died a short time later.
Robert R. Farnsworth passed away on Dec 17, 2009. He served his country in the US Army, receiving an honorable discharge. He was a retired Sun Oil accountant.
O. Royce Harris passed away on Nov 2, 1988. He attended Hale until August, 1962. He was a trumpet player in the Hale Marching 100. He would have graduated with Hale's Class of '63, but his family was transferred to Midland, Texas.
He graduated from Tulsa’s Nathan Hale High School in 1963. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Central State College and graduated from the Dallas Institute of Mortuary Science. He also earned a doctorate in funeral service education from the National Academy of Mortuary Science.
Linda Jones-Traw passed away on Mar 19, 2010. After high school she earned an education degree at NSU. The family moved to Houston in 1979, where Linda continued her career as a business teacher in Cypress Fairbanks ISD. She retired in 2006, and continued to work in the family business, Traw Machine Works. She is survived by 2 sons, 2 grandchildren and a sister.
C. John Keahey, III was killed in South Vietnam on Jun 8, 1969. 2nd Lieutenant Keahey was an Infantry Unit Commander, serving with the US Army, Co D, 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry.
Carol B. Keene-Hunt passed away on Sept 30, 2015. After high school she attended TU and toured with their Modern Choir for 4 years. She received her BA degree in Special Education and taught school in Kansas City before returning to Tulsa, where she worked for the Tulsa City-County Library. In Orange, TX, Carol was active in animal rescue and the Audubon Society. She was a member of the Tulsa Opera Chorus, the Omaha Symphonic Chorus and others. Survived by her husband & 3 children.
Richard A. Lindermanis passed way on Jan 28, 2012 (lung cancer). He was also a 13-year colon cancer survivor. After high school, he graduated from Phillips University and had a very successful longtime career in the Oil & Gas Industry. He served on the Board of CanCare and mentored many people fighting cancer. He is survived by his wife, son and grandson.
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