Obituaries

James Hurd Warthen

8 November 1931 - 22 July 2023

James Hurd Warthen, Jr. 91, passed away peacefully on July 22, 2023 with his family at his side. He was preceded in death by his parents, James Warthen, Sr. and Hester Warthen, and brother, Brice Warthen, and sister, Mary Kate Whitaker.

William Michael Kirk

2 March 1941 - 22 July 2023

Surrounded by loved ones, William Michael Kirk (Mike), age 82, passed away July 22nd, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was born on March 02, 1941, in Bonham, Texas. He graduated Denison High School in 1959 where he was a member of the football team.

William John Patrick Kelly

3 September 1933 - 17 July 2023

William "Bill" John Patrick Kelly, age 89, passed away on Monday, July 17, 2023, at Respite House, with his loving family by his side. Bill was born on September 3, 1933. He spent his formative years during the Depression, living in the New York City boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens.

Sandra Kay McGinnes

29 August 1944 - 17 July 2023

Sandra Kay McGinnes was born on August 29, 1944 to James Bruton and Willie Mae (Gorum) Parker in Abbeyville, Louisiana. Sandi had received her Masters of Science, Information and Computer Science, from the University of Hawaii in 1973 and a Bachelor of Science, Mathematics, University of Washington, Seattle in 1966.

David Walter Brown

3 July 1937 - 13 July 2023

David Walter Brown, 86, of Centennial, Colorado (recently moving from Independence, Missouri) passed away at Sunrise at Orchard Care Facility on July 13, 2023 following a ten-year battle with Parkinson's Disease, plus a five-year battle with Multiple Myeloma.

G. Wayne Laepple

12 July 1947 - 10 July 2023

G. Wayne Laepple, of Lancaster, died on July 10, 2023. Born in Philadelphia on July 12, 1947, to George J. and Susan E. Laepple, he lived there until 1954, when the family went to Ras Tanura, Saudi Arabia, where his father was employed by the Arabian American Oil Co. (ARAMCO).

Syed Sabir Shah

19 November 1954 - 6 July 2023

Syed Sabir Shah, 68, of Kamala, Attock Pakistan, after bravely fighting Leukemia took his last breath in the presence of all his loved ones on the afternoon of July 6th in Windsor, ON. "Surely we belong to Allah and to him shall return". ~Holy Quran

Willa Dean Wilson

23 October 1932 - 5 July 2023

Willa "Dean" (Brakefield) was born on October 23, 1932 near Yukon, in Canadian County, Oklahoma, and passed on July 5, 2023, at her home in Moore, Oklahoma. “Dean,” as she was known to friends, was raised on a dairy farm near the West Point Church and graduated from Yukon High School in 1951 as the class Valedictorian and captain of the girl’s basketball team.

Abbas Ali Khan

3 July 2023

Our beloved friend Abbas Ali Khan, badge #74609, Saudi Aramco retiree, passed away after a long sickness on Monday, July 3, 2023 in Karachi around 12:00 Noon PST (Pakistan Standard Time).

Jacqueline Lee Callan

5 July 1937 - 29 June 2023

Jacqueline Lee Callan, 85, of Hot Springs Village, Arkansas, passed into the arms of our Eternal Father on the 29th of June, 2023. Jackie was born on July 5th, 1937 in Shreveport, LA to her parents Guy and Johnette (Stuart) Hawthorne.

Jeanette Kay Sherpy

9 July 1952 - 27 June 2023

Jeanette Kay Sherpy, née Walker, passed away on June 27, 2023, at Lexington Medical Center. She endured a courageous four year battle with cancer with her unbreakable spirit and determination. Jeanette was born on July 9, 1952 in Wichita, Kansas. She will be interred at Woodridge Memorial Park on July 13, 2023.

Robert McFatridge

16 May 1925 - 27 June 2023

Our beloved, Mac passed away on July 27, 2023 at the Department of Veterans Affair in Topeka, KS. He was 98 years young. He was born May 16, 1925 in Comanche, Oklahoma to Robert Lee and Christine Coffey – McFatridge. He served during World War II as an auto mechanic and a rifle expert under General Patton.