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Nellie Ruth Bailey

Nellie Ruth Bailey

Nellie Ruth (Cantrell) Bailey left this earth for her eternal home in Heaven on May 1, 2020 at the Okeene Municipal Hospital. Nellie was born on December 26, 1942, in Spartanburg, South Carolina, to Lizzy John and Edith Fay (Ivey) Cantrell. She grew up in Boil

Ruth Emmert Schafer

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).


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