Rhodes, LaCletha Maxine (Thornburg), 87, retired medical assistant at Saint Francis Hospital. Died Sunday, November 22, 2015. Visitation 5:00 - 7:00 P.M. Tuesday at Mallett Funeral Home. Funeral 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at the Church of God in Wagoner.
Sirens wailed an ominous pillar of black smoke billowed into the evening sky, as tongues of flame licked at a wooden structure. Within moments, a large crowd gathered to watch the battle between the fire fighters and flames. Soon members of the media arrived to press through the spectators – reporters, television cameramen.
Hargroves tell of newborn's arrival Chelsea and Justin Hargrove proudly announce the birth of their son, Jax Justin Hargrove. Jax was born Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015 at Saint Francis Hospital in Tulsa. He weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces and measured 21 inches in length. He was welcomed home by his big brothers, Braxton (6) and Maddox (2). Jax's maternal grandparents are Bob and Cheryl Easley of Broken Arrow. His paternal grandparents are Jim and Darlene Hargrove of Haskell. The newborn's great-grandparents are George and Ava Easley, Joyce McMillian, Buzz and Olla Mae Satterfield and Bill and Mattie Hargrove.
Veteran's Day is coming up and is a very important day to me, as well as to many people in the Wagoner community. My oldest son is currently serving in a Naval Mobile Construction Battalion and is currently deployed in Cambodia continuing an enduring Seabee presence in the country. While talking to him the other day, I thought about the reasons why he is there building schools and public infrastructure, and I also thought about the United States' commitment to Southeast Asia to help with reconstruction.