Leola Cork

Leola M. Cork, a longtime resident of Torrance, Calif., died on Wednesday February 12, 2020 at the age of 98. She was born September 4, 1921 in Chandler, Okla., to John Francis Kelley and Mamie Ethel (Sadler) Kelley.

Funeral services will be held for Faren Old Crow, 65, of Elk City at 1 p.m. Thursday in the Clinton Indian Community Building.

He died Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in the Heritage Brandon Place in Oklahoma City.


Graham, Vernon Dale: 76, wastewater management, died Feb. 12. No services (Matthews, Edmond).

Johnson, Donald: 95, died Feb. 10. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Resurrection Memorial Cemetery Chapel, Oklahoma City (Smith & Kernke N May, Oklahoma City).

A memorial service will be held for Shawn Edward Lee, 56, of Clinton, at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at United Methodist Church of Arapaho.

Funeral services for Alex Harge, 24, of Clinton will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Bethany Baptist Church.

Zerita “Tommye” Kiesau

Funeral services for Zerita “Tommye” Kiesau, 94, Clinton resident, will be held at 11:00 Saturday, February 15, 2020 in the Kiesau Memorial Chapel, officiated by Buck Nicholson and Dan Day. Burial will follow in the Clinton Cemetery under the direction of the Kiesau- Lee Funeral Home.

Earnest “Ernie” Robbins

Earnest Edward Robbins, “Ernie”, passed away Sunday, February 9, 2020 in his home in Clinton. Born in Sentinel on May 21, 1957 to the late John Robbins and Margie (Bennett) Robbins, he was the youngest of three children. Ernie spent his childhood in and around Sentinel, graduating from Sentinel High School in 1975. He continued his educational pursuits by attending SWOSU in Weatherford, completing his undergraduate degree in 1979 with dual majors in Chemistry and Biology. Ernie’s studies then brought him to Fort Smith, Arkansas, at the Sparks Regional Medical Center, where he completed the Medical Technology program.