Beverly Ann McDonald
Graveside service for Beverly Ann McDonald will be 2 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 27, at Fairview Cemetery, Vinita, with Pastor Weldon Foster officiating. Burial will follow under the direction of MMS-Payne Funeral Home & Cremation Service. Visitation will be held at the funeral home Tuesday 9 a.m. to noon.
Beverly passed away Friday, Oct. 23, 2015, at Wood Manor at the age of 78.
The daughter of William “Frank” Eades and Ann N. (Breshears) Eades was born Aug. 5, 1937, in Hutchinson, Kan. The family moved to Nowata, in the Cootie’s Bluff area. Beverly attended Nowata schools, graduating with the class of 1955 from Nowata High School. While in school she was a member of the Glee Club.
On June 22, 1956, Beverly married James Arthur McDonald in Nowata. They made their home in Bartlesville where they raised their children. Beverly went to work for Phillips Petroleum Co. in the mailroom for several years, before going to work in the retail field. She worked for C.R. Anthony and Dillard’s; before going to work for J.C. Penneys where she retired. While living in Bartlesville, Beverly was an active member of Highland Park Baptist Church.
She taught the church choir, and helped in many of the children’s activities including, Bible school. Beverly loved singing and listening to all music, especially Big Band music. She also enjoyed reading, spending time with her family, and loved visiting with people. She never met a stranger. In recent years she enjoyed looking at family pictures and reminiscing.
She is preceded in death by her husband, James in 2012; and her parents, Frank and Ann Eades.
Survivors include her children: Teri Avery and husband, Dennis of Claremore, Cathy Montgomery and husband, Steve of Nowata, and Greg McDonald of Oologah; grandchildren: Charles Ryan McComb and wife, Brittany, Nicky Scott McComb and wife, Amanda, Eric Montgomery and wife, April, Travis Montgomery, Traci Mount and husband, Rob, Tamryn Cluck and husband, Jeff, Toni Jackson and husband, Cliff, and Bradley Avery and wife, Misty; 16 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; and countless cousins, extended family, and friends.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research at www.michaeljfox.org, or the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation at www.pdf.org.
Leave your memories of Beverly and view her tribute online at www.mmsfuneralhomes.com.
Clint Franklin Hall
Funeral service for Clint Franklin Hall will be 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 24, at MMS-Payne Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Michael Clark officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the funeral home Friday 1-8 p.m., at the family will greet friends 6-8 p.m.
Clint went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015, at St. Joseph Hospice in Phoenix, Ariz, at the age of 50.
The son of Clarence and Catherine (Kanada) Hall was born July 31, 1965, in Oklahoma City. He graduated from Douglass High School in 1983, and also attended vo-tech where he learned his lifelong career as a machinist. Clint went to work for Bishop Machine at the early age of 16. He met the love of his life in the Capitol Hill area of Oklahoma City, and they were married at his parents home in Moore on Feb. 14, 1988. In 1991, they moved to Claremore and Clint went to work for Baker-Hughes. He worked there for 22 years before going to work for Summit ESP as an engineering technician in Tulsa in 2012.
Clint was a very caring, loving, soft hearted soul. His family was his life, and he had many lifelong friends. Clint loved being outdoors, fly fishing, camping, riding dirt bikes, off roading, and barbecuing. He was proud of his 1979 Firebird that won top 3 in its class at a local car show.
Clint was preceded in death by his son, Robert Allen Jackson; and grandparents: Virgil and Minnie Kanada, and Clarence and Maggie Hall.
He is survived by his wife, Brenda of the home; son, Colby Hall and wife, Victoria of Claremore; parents: Clarence and Catherine Hall of Claremore; sister, Cathy Hall of Claremore; brother, Clay Hall and wife, Tamara of Claremore; and nieces: Alexis and Amaris.
Clint was loved dearly and will be missed by his family and friends.
Leave your memories of Clint and view his tribute online at www.mmsfuneralhomes.com.