|Birth: ||Dec. 11, 1917|
|Death: ||Mar. 26, 2007|
OIL CENTER — Services for Hazel Newby Mercer, 89, Oil Center, are 2 p.m.Thursday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Glen Eaves will officiate.
Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mrs. Mercer died Monday, March 26, 2007, at a local hospital. She was born Dec. 11, 1917, in the Maxwell Community to W.B. and Jestion Moore Brecheen.
She attended Maxwell schools and lived in this area all her life. Mrs. Mercer was a homemaker and a member of Prairie View Baptist Church, and later a member of Union Hill Baptist Church.
She married Melvin Newby Nov. 24, 1934. He died April 5, 1978. She later married Ish Mercer on April 21, 1982. He died July 5, 2002.
Survivors include a son, Ron Newby and wife Rozina, Oil Center; two daughters-in-law, Barbara Newby, Oil Center, and Janie Newby, Seminole; seven grandchildren, Brad Willis, Reneé Newby, Angie Evans, Shane Newby, Kathy Lofton, Steve Newby, and Nikolas Newby; and 11 great- grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two sons, Don Newby and Larry Newby, a granddaughter, Nancy Hooser, a great-grandson, Jacob Newby, and seven sisters.
Bearers will be Jerry McDaniel, Vernon Isaacs, Gene McCurdy, Dale Sanders, Wilburn Keeling, Anthony Hooser, Dearl Newby and Earl McCurdy.
Criswell Funeral Home, Ada
Wednesday, March 28, 2007
(Thanks for the obit contributed by Linda Abelli)
William B. Brecheen (1874 - 1959)
Jestion Moore Brecheen (1878 - 1959)
Oma Melvin Newby (1911 - 1978)*
Velma Margaret Brecheen Cox (1896 - 1978)*
Ida Belle Brecheen Isaacs (1897 - 1976)*
Ethel Jewell Brecheen McCurdy (1908 - 1991)*
Edith Faye Brecheen McDaniel (1911 - 2000)*
Eva Lee Brecheen Tyree (1913 - 2003)*
Ressie Armeta Brecheen McDaniel (1915 - 2003)*
Hazel Lorene Brecheen Newby (1917 - 2007)
Cleo Irene Brecheen Newby (1920 - 2002)*
Memorial Park Cemetery
Plot: Section 2
Created by: Barbara Cooper Firestone
Record added: Jan 19, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64415804