Church News & Obits
Ruth Emmert Schafer was born June 21, 1924 at Okeene, Oklahoma to Frank and Pauline (Greb) Emmert and passed away March 6, 2020 at the age of 95. She attended country schools and Okeene Public school, graduating in 1942 as class Salutatorian. Ruth worked for Long-Bell Lumber Company for over 5 years as a bookkeeper. She married Clifford Schafer on December 7, 1947 at the Zion Baptist Church in Okeene. She was a resident of the Homestead community for many years, attending the Homestead Bible Church (formerly the Homestead Methodist Church).
Irene Nusz was born August 18, 1923 at Herrington, KS to Sarah Bierig Reisig and Jake Reisig, and passed away March 5, 2020 at the age of 96.
Verda L. Church passed from this life to her heavenly home on February 4, 2020. She was born on May 22, 1917 in Longdale, OK to Thomas Eugene Cox and
Brenda Oney was born October 20, 1966 in Pampa, Texas to Carl Oney and Margaret Dalsing Oney and passed from this life in Bartlesville, Oklahoma on January 31, 2020.