Stillwater News Press


October 21, 2013

Jack Dean Palmer

Jack Dean Palmer, longtime resident of Pawnee, passed away on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, at Hillcrest Nursing Home in Blackwell.  Jack (or Red as many knew him) was born on Sept. 16, 1920, in Hanna, to Al Palmer and Ollie Clifton Palmer.  He married Viola Stolhand Ware on May 29, 1944, and she preceded him in death.  On Nov. 22, 1945. he was honorably discharged from the Army. He left the Army with the American Theater Ribbon, EAME Theater Ribbon, WWII Victory Ribbon, One Bronze Star and the Purple Heart.  He served 18 months in France, Germany, Belgium, and Holland.

Jack wore many hats during his life as a Farmer, Palmer Trucking Co., and Palmer Custom Combining, just to name a few. Jack bought and sold anything that had wheels.

Jack is survived by brother, Paul Palmer and his wife, Rachel, Chimacum, Wash. sister, Maxine Palmer, Wash.; three sons, Bill Palmer and his wife, Pam, Ponca City, Jim Ware and his wife, Virginia, Pawnee,  Herman Ware amd his wife, Judy, Pawnee; grandchildren: Billy Palmer and his wife, Sara, Ponca City, Cindy Palmer Burgesss and her husband, Tony, Ponca City, Teresa Ware Rhynard and her husband, Rick, Ponca City, Debra Ware Turner and her husband Terry, Pawnee, Jack Ware and his wife, Pam, Pawnee, Jimmy Ware and his wife, Beverly, Maramec, Carma Ware Lujan and her husband, John, Kansas City, Mo.; 18  great-grandchildren and numerous great-great grandchildren

Plus a number of other relatives, and many friends.

Besides his wife, Viola, he was preceded in death by his parents, Al and Ollie Palmer; brothers, Earl Palmer, Botley Palmer, Hubert Palmer; son, John Palmer; and his grandson, Larry Ware.

Services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday at Poteet Funeral Chapel, Pawnee. Memorials may be made in memory of Jack to Albright Methodist Church, 128 S Palm, Ponca City, OK 74601      

Text Only | Photo Reprints
  • Carl Allen Lockett

    Carl Allen Lockett passed away July 26, 2014.

    July 31, 2014

  • Alice May Mitchell

    Alice May Mitchell, a longtime Yale resident, passed away Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at the age of 76.

    July 30, 2014

  • MATTHIAS,-HIRO-obit.jpg Hiroko Ota Matthias

    Hiroko Ota Matthias, 81, of Altus, was granted her well-deserved angel wings on Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at Integris Baptist Medical Center, in Oklahoma City, where she was surrounded by her loving family.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Betty Gambill Kuffel

    Betty Gambill Kuffel, 82, of Maramec, passed away Tuesday, July 29.  Services will be held at 1p.m., Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, at the Maramec United Methodist Church, Maramec, Okla., with the Rev. Jeff Kuhn officiating.

    July 30, 2014

  • Gearldine Gayle Floyd

    Gearldine Gayle Floyd, 74 of Okarche, formerly of Cushing, passed away on Monday, July 28, 2014. Graveside services will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, Aug. 1, 2014 at Flynn Cemetery, Cushing.

    July 29, 2014

  • Royce Lee Juneau

    Royce Lee Juneau age 78 of Cushing passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014. Wake will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at the First Indian Baptist Church.

    July 29, 2014

  • James-Phillip-Longan-obit.jpg James Phillip Longan

    James Phillip Longan, 68, of Stillwater passed peacefully from this life on July 27, 2014, in Oklahoma City with his family by his side.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Patricia (White) Noland

    Patricia (White) Noland, 79, of Stillwater, Okla., passed from this life on July 18, 2014.

    July 24, 2014

  • James Jim Mullins

    James Jim Mullins, 78, of Cushing, passed from this life Monday July 21, 2014.

    July 23, 2014

  • Sheperd-JW-obit.jpg John Watkins Sheperd Jr.

    John Watkins Sheperd Jr., 86, passed away Friday, July 18, at his home in Stillwater, Okla. His memorial service will be 2 p.m. Friday, July 25, at Strode Funeral Home Chapel.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

Buy & Share Photos
NewsPress e-Edition
NewsPress Specials
AP Video
Renewed Violence Taking Toll on Gaza Residents 2 Americans Detained in North Korea Seek Help US Employers Add 209K Jobs, Rate 6.2 Pct House GOP Optimistic About New Border Bill Gaza Truce Unravels; Israel, Hamas Trade Blame Raw: Tunisia Closes Borders With Libya Four Rescued From Crashed Plane Couple Channel Grief Into Soldiers' Retreat WWI Aviation Still Alive at Aerodrome in NY Raw: Rescuers at Taiwan Explosion Scene Raw: Woman Who Faced Death Over Faith in N.H. Clinton Before 9-11: Could Have Killed Bin Laden Netanyahu Vows to Destroy Hamas Tunnels Obama Slams Republicans Over Lawsuit House Leaders Trade Blame for Inaction
NDN Video
Under Armour Launches Biggest Women's Campaign with Inspiring Ad NYPD chokehold death of Eric Garner was homicide: medical examiner Christina Aguilera Pulls a Demi Moore! Man with no arms throws first pitch Chapter Two: Composing for a film in retirement Is Justin Bieber Dating a Model? Guardians of the Galaxy (Trailer) 'Sharknado 2:' Hottest Memes Surfing The Net Snoop Dogg Narrating Animal Footage Is Perfect Raw: Obama Gets Hug From Special Olympian Recapping a Blockbuster MLB Trade Deadline Tigers Acquire David Price - @TheBuzzeronFOX Russell Brand Slams Sean Hannity Over Gaza Conflict Segment Woman's Dive Goes Terribly Wrong Brian Williams Reports on Daughter Allison Williams' 'Peter Pan' Casting News Did Jimmy Fallon Look Up Heidi Klum's Dress? What Drama? Miranda Kerr Poses Topless Plane crashes in San Diego Costco parking lot Justin Bieber Takes To Instagram To Diss Orlando Bloom You Won't Believe the Celeb Cameos in "Sharknado 2"
Must Read