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Abney Family Cemetery
Stratford, Garvin County, Oklahoma


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Highway cemetery sign
© Jesse R. Spurlock
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Old Abney Entrance ~ 1980s ~ 2007
© Jesse R. Spurlock
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New Abney Entrance
© Jesse R. Spurlock

John Wesley Abney founded this cemetery on November 13, 1911

See Abney Cemetery Plat
Directions

At the Stratford 4 way stop light take the 177 south for about 1 mile.
Turn west at the first intersection after passing Blackburn Field and
go down the road about 3 1/4 miles. The cemetery is on the north
side of the road.

If you have family or friends buried in this cemetery and
would like to add their names and information, please send
an e mail to Sandi Carter area coordinator.

LOCATIONLAST NAMEFIRST MIBORNDIEDCOMMENTS
Row 1, Space 4ABNEYBaby13/Jul/192014/Jul/1920Blue Baby
Son of John Wesley & Maud May [Maxwell] Abney
Single Marker
Obit & Photo
Row 1, Space 10ABNEYClarence Leon09/Jul/1921
Stratford OK
18/Jan/1945
France

"Pfc US Army Hellcats ~ World War II ~ KIA ~ Purple Heart" "In Memory Of"
Son of John Wesley & Maud May [Maxwell] Abney
Husb of Thelma [Motz] Abney
Cenotaph ~ buried American Cemetery Epinal France
Obit & Photo
Row 1, Space 35ABNEYDelma Minnie [Mercer]29/Mar/1916
Pilot Point TX
03/Jan/1995
OK City OK
Dau of L. W. & Lillie [Chaman] Mercer
SS/W & Wife of Vernon Hall Abney
Wed 14/Feb/1936 Stratford OK
Pickard Funeral Home ~ Stratford OK
Obit
Row 1, Space 40ABNEYGlen Thomas08/Sep/194227/Dec/2001
OK City OK
Son of Thomas Isaac "Tom" & Katie Mattie [Mercer] Abney
Husb of Judy Ann [McGregor] Abney
Wed 31/Aug/1963 Div
Rancher, Cattleman & Artist
Retired from Kerr-McGee Oil Refinery
Heart Failure
Stufflebean~Coffey Funeral Home ~ Pauls Valley OK
Two Single Markers
Obit
Row 1, Space 1ABNEYHenry12/Aug/190913/Nov/1911Son of John Wesley & Maud May [Maxwell] Abney
Diptheria
First Burial
Single Marker
Obit & Photo
Row 4, Space 29ABNEYHermon Floyd28/Dec/1917
Stratford OK
09/Mar/1987
Pauls Valley OK
 
"HA2 US Navy ~ World War II" "Married Sept 18, 1938"
Son of John Wesley & Maud May [Maxwell] Abney
SS/W & Husb of Opal Bessie [Skaggs] Abney
Los Angeles CA Police Officer & former Chief of Police Stratford OK
Heart attack
Pickard Funeral Home ~ Stratford OK
Double & Two Single Marker

Obit
Row 2, Space 28ABNEYJesse Lee06/Aug/1900
Logan CO AR
31/Jul/1985
Norman OK

"Stratford Marshall"
Son of John Wesley & Maud May [Maxwell] Abney
SS/W & Husb of Jewel Velta [Tilley] Abney
Farmer
Bladder Cancer
Pickard Funeral Home ~ Stratford OK
Obit
Row 2, Space 20ABNEYJewel Velta [Tilley]30/Jul/1903
OK
01/Nov/1976
Pauls Valley OK
SS/W & Wife of Jesse Lee Abney
Wed 21/Sep/1918
Homemaker
Cancer
Pickard Funeral Home ~ Stratford OK
Obit
Row 1, Space 15ABNEYJohn Wesley "J. W." "Sonny" "Wes"13/Oct/1869
Saline CO IL
30/Nov/1964
Stratford OK

Husb of Maud May [Maxwell] Abney
Stratford Pioneer
AtherosclerosisAbney Cemetery founder & Preacher
Single Marker
Obit
Row 1, Space 13ABNEYJohn Wesley "Sonny"01/Oct/1933
Maxwell OK
24/Mar/1959
"Oklahoma A2C US Air Force ~ Korea" "National Guard
Son of Thomas Isaac "Tom" & Katie Mattie [Mercer] Abney
Traffic accident
Winan's Funeral Home ~ Maysville OK
Single Marker
Obit
Row 1, Row 46ABNEYKatie Mattie [Mercer]22/Aug/1907
Pilot Hill TX
02/Oct/2004
Tecumseh OK

Dau of Luther W. & Lilian M. [Chapman] Mercer
SS/W & Wife of Thomas Isaac "Tom" Abney
Wed 21/Sep/1927 Roff OK
Piano Teacher
Stufflebean~Coffey Funeral Home ~ Pauls Valley OK
Obit
Row 1, Space 40ABNEYLeo Glenn06/May/1927
Stratford OK
12/Jun/2017
Norman OK
"Together Forever"Son of Jesse Lee & Jewel Velta [Tilley] Abney
Husb of
[1] SS/W Ollie Sue [Bullock] Abney
Wed 1961
[2] Alva Wanetta [Reynolds] Abney Spigner
Photo
Row 2, Space 45ABNEYLouie Jesse11/May/1931
Stratford OK
19/Aug/2004
Stratford OK
burial/23/Aug

"Sgt US Army ~ Korea"
Son of Jesse Lee & Jewel Velta [Tilley] Abney
Husb of Helen Molly [Seay] Abney
Oilfield Worker
Maintained Abney Cemetery
Pickard Funeral Home ~ Stratford OK
Two Single Markers
Obit
Row 1, Space 11ABNEYMaud May [Maxwell]27/Sep/1878
AR
18/Apr/1951Dau of V. B. "David" & Minerva Elizabeth [Posey] Maxwell
Wife of John Wesley Abney
Arteriolsclerosis
Single Marker
Obit
Row 1, Space 40ABNEYOllie Sue "Sue" [Bullock]02/Sep/1939
Parker CO TX
21/May/2015
Garvin CO OK
"Together Forever"
SS/W & Wife of Leo Glenn Abney
Cremains
Obit & Photo
Row 4, Space ABNEYOpal Bessie [Skaggs]19/Jun/191421/Jan/2004
burial/24/Jan
"Married Sept 18, 1938"
Wife of
[1] Hubert Calvin Aldridge
[2] SS/W Hermon Floyd Abney
Wed Stratford OK
Pickard Funeral Home ~ Stratford OK
obit
Row 1, Space 19ABNEYThomas Isaac "Tom"27/Jul/1905
Franklin CO AR
23/Dec/1974
"Garvin CO Sheriff"
Son of John Wesley & Maud May [Maxwell] Abney
SS/W & Husb of Katie Mattie [Mercer] Abney
Garvin CO Commissioner
Stroke
Stufflebean~Coffey Funeral Home ~ Pauls Valley OK
Obit
Row 4, Space 49ABNEYTimothy Glenn10/Aug/1961
Los Angeles CA
07/Dec/2005
Ada OK
burial/12/Dec
"Dad we love you"
Son of Leo Glenn & Sue Abney
Husb of Danette [Lindsay] Abney
Wed 27/May/1981
Heart Attack
Single Marker
Obit
Row 1, Space 26ABNEYVernon Hall29/Aug/1915
Stratford OK
23/Oct/1981
OK City OK
Son of John Wesley & Maud May [Maxwell] Abney
SS/W & Husb of Delma Minnie [Mercer] Abney
Wed 29/Aug/1915 Stratford OK
Retired from the Oklahoma City Stockyards
Heart Attack
Obit
Row 4, Space 41ALDRIDGEErik Michael14/Oct/1984
Oakland CA
04/Jun/2002
Noble OK
burial/07/Jun
Son of Patrick Lee & Sharlene [Ditz] Aldridge, traffic accident, Pickard Funeral Home ~ Stratford OK
Unmarked Grave
Obit
RowBROOKSDustin Ray08/Jul/1982
Pauls Valley OK
07/Feb/2018
Elmore City OK
burial/12/Feb
Son of Betch & Ginger Brooks Feaster
Auto-Diesel Mechanic
Unmarked Grave
Obit
Row 1, Space 62CAREYLarry Gene10/Dec/1942
Centralia IL
04/Apr/2016
Lewisville OK
 "US Army"
H/O Mattie Irene [Abney] Carey, Son of Francis Eugene & Billie Lou [Parrott] Carey, former mayor of Lewisville
Unmarked Grave
Obit
Row 6, Space 25DONEHEWAdellaco Beatrice "Della" [Blackburn]04/Feb/1896
OK
07/May/1981
Stratford OK
"Mother"
Dau of Milton Sherley & Penelope [Holland] Blackburn
SS/W Marion Donehew, Husb & & Marion Lorene Donehew, Son
Obit
Row 6, Space 16DONEHEWMarion Dr04/Jan/1878
Whitesboro TX
06/Apr/1966
Stratford OK

"Father"
SS/W Adellaco Beatrice Doneherwe, Wife & Marion Lorene Donehew, Son
1st student of U of OK in 1892
Stratford Funeral Home ~ Stratford OK
Pioneer School Teacher
Obit
Row 6, Space 47DONEHEWMarion Lorene RN17/Apr/1937
Stratford OK
11/Jul/2005
Stratford OK
bural/14/Jul

"Daughter"
Dau of & SS/W Dr Marion & Adellaco Beatrice [Blackburn] Donehew
Nurse
Broken Hip
Never Married
Obit
Row 1, Space 55EYLERJames Ray "Jim"27/Jan/1945
Tulsa OK
22/Oct/2010
Lindsay OK
 "US Army National Guard"
Son of Ray B. & Mabel [Havens] Eyler
Husb of Unknown Eyler
Truck Driver
Stufflebean~Coffey Funer Home Marker ~ Pauls Valley OK
Obit
Row 3, Space 27FENNELLJames Matthew17/May/198517/May/1985"Infant Son of Wayne and Susan"
Single Marker
Row 3, Space 22FENNELLPatrick Wayne22/Oct/197509/Jul/1979"Beloved Son"
Son of Wayne & Susan Fennell
Sancer
Single Marker
Obit
Row 7, Space 58FRANTZSharon Kay [Davis]22/Jan/1951
Big Springs TX
06/Jan/2012
burial/14/Jan
Dau of Edward & Ethel Davis
Wife of Steven Ronald Frantz
Hibbs Funeral Home ~ Choctaw OK
Unmarked Grave
Obit
Row __HAMILTONFloyd19141914?Son of Arthur B. & Ruby [Lon] Hamilton
Unmarked Grave
Row 7, Space 60HAWKINSJohnnie Lewis II31/Aug/197221/Aug/2015
Ada OK
Son of Johnnie Lewis & Frances Deann [Hampton] Hawkins, Criswell Funeral Home ~ Ada OK
Unmarked Grave
Obit
Row __HUGHESUnknown  Unmarked Grave
Row 3, Space 2KEMPEdAbt 18961918Husb of Unknown Kemp
Spanish Flu pandemicr
Single Marker
Obit & Photo
Row 4, Space 39KINGSLEYTessie "Lois" [Buff]23/Nov/1924
Wilson OK
04/Jan/2001
OK City OK
Dau of Tom Buff & Zetta Esther [Abney] Buff Sizemore
Wife of Unknown Kingsley
Buried with pet dog
Cancer
Criswell Funeral Home ~ Ada OKr
Single Marker
Obit
Row 4, Space 23LINDSAYDaniel Floyd "Danny"24/Aug/1959
Huntington Park CA
23/Jul/1980
Coweta OK
 "Pvt US Army" "In Loving Memory"
Son of Unknown & Ellen Lindsay
Husb of Tammie [Jensen] Lindsay
Wed 31/Mar/1978 Tacoma WA
Gun shot wound
Pickard Funeral Home ~ Stratford OK
Two Single Markers
Obit
Row 2, Space 17MAXWELLFannie Bell17/May/188318/May/1966
Stratford OK
burial/20/May
"Mother"
Dau of V. B. & Minerva Elizabeth [Posey] Maxwell
Wife of Charles Clyde Williams, Abusive
Family denied the use of Williams on her marker
Single Marker
Row 2, Space 3MAXWELLMinerva Elizabeth [Posey]28/Aug/1850
Bloomington MO
19/Jan/1919
Stratford OK
SS/W & Wife of V. B. "David" Maxwell
Wed 1872
Lung Problems
Obit
Row 2, Space 8MAXWELLV. B. "David"28/Dec/1851
MO
27/Jul/1925
Stratford OK
Husb of
[1] Unknown
[2] Unknown
[3] SS/W Minerva Elizabeth Maxwell
Farmer
Kidney Failure
Obit
Row 6, Space 56OSWALDAda Argie [Sizemore]02/Aug/1940
OK City OK
05/Feb/2011
Enid OK
burial/08
Dau of James & Zetta [Abnery] Sizemore
Wife of Teddy Loren Oswald
Wed 19/Jun/1959 OK City OK
Pickard Funeral Home ~ Stratford OK
Obit & Photo
Row 6, Space 50OSWALDTeddy Loren14/Sep/1934
OK City OK
07/May/2006
burial/10/May
 
"US Army ~ Korea ~ Vietnam"
Husb of Ada Argia [Sizemore] Oswald
Dispatcher ~ Stratford Police Dept
Heart Attack
Obit & Photo
Row 2, Space 36RAMBODorothy Jean [Skaggs]04/Mar/1944
Stratford OK
31/Aug/1997
Pauls Valley OK

Dau of John D. & Pauline [Abney] Skaggs
SS/W & Wife of Kenneth Gene Rambo
Wed 17/May/1968 Stratford OK
Retired School Teacher
Traffic Accident
Pickard Funeral Home ~ Stratford OK
Obit
Row 2, Space 36cRAMBOKenneth Gene10/Oct/1943
Ada OK
07/Mar/2011
Paoli OK

US ARMY"
Son of Jess & Vera [Smith] Rambo
SS/W & Husb of Dorothy Jean [Skaggs] Rambo
Pickard Funeral Home ~ Stratford OK
Obit
Row __SAAVEDRAHigino L.11/Jan/12945
Nuevo León Mexico
02/Jan/2021
burial/06/Jan
Husb of Ophelia Saavedra
Barnes Friederich Funeral Home ~ Midwest City OK
Unmarked Grave
Row 4, Space 52SIZEMOREEdwin Aaron22/Jul/193803/Jul/2006
"US Army" "Married Sept 10, 1961"
SS/W & Husb of Gene Sharron [Abney] Sizemore
Diabetes
Cremains
Obit
Row 4, Space 37SIZEMOREGene Sharron [Abney]21/Sep/193114/May/1998"Married Sept 10, 1961"
Dau of John Wesley & Maud May [Maxwell] Abney
Wife of
[1] Unknown Hale
[2] SS/W Edwin Aaron Sizemoree
Cremains
Obit
Row 3, Space 18SIZEMOREJames Nathan08/Sep/1905
Grayville IL
16/May/1974
OK City OK
"Married Dec 23, 1931" "Beloved Father"
SS/W & Husb of Zetta Esther [Abney] Sizemore
Wed 23/Dec/1931 Coleman OK
Raised by Aunt Ruth Sherin
Farmer
Heart Attack
Cremains
Pickard Funeral Home ~ Stratford OK
Obit
Row 3, Space 30SIZEMOREZetta Esther [Abney]17/Jun/1907
Garvin CO OK
30/May/1990
Stratford OK
burial/01/Jun
"Married Dec 23, 1931" "Beloved Mother"
Dau of John Wesley & Maud May [Maxwell] Abney
Wife of
[1] Tom Buff
Div
[2] SS/W James Nathan Sizemore
Wed Coleman OK
Pickard Funeral Home ~ Stratford OK
Obit
Row 2, Space 42SKAGGSJohn D.06/May/191919/Jul/2002
Pauls Valley OK
burial/23/Jul

"Pfc Us Army ~ World War II" "Married July 3, 1939"
SS/W & Husb of Pauline [Abney] Skaggs
Farmer, & Electrician
Congestive Heart Failure
Pickard Funeral Home ~ Stratford OK
Obit
Row 2, Space 36SKAGGSPauline Ruby [Abney]24/Aug/1922
Garvin CO OK
10/Oct/2013
Garvin CO OK
"Married July 3, 1939"
Dau of Jesse Lee & Jewel Velta [Tilley] Abney
SS/W & Wife of John D. Skaggs
Obit
Row 2, Space 38bSPURLOCKJesse Ray28/Jan/1935
Stratford OK
27/Jan/2019
Midwest City OK
 
US Marine Corps "[Married] Dec 21, 1957"
Son of Louis & Ruth [Abney] Spurlock
SS/W & Husb of Leila Mae Spurlock
Los Angeles Police Officer
Row 2, Space 31SPURLOCKJohn Louis14/Mar/1909
Eros AR
24/Oct/1990
Lindsay OK
"Wed Jan 14, 1932" "Gone to be with Jesus"
SS/W & H/O Ruth [Abney] Spurlock
Farmer & Grocery Dtore Owner
Congestive Heart Failure & Collapsed Lung
Winams Funeral Home ~ Maysville OK
Obit
Row 2, Space 38aSPURLOCKLeila Mae [Dixon]20/Jul/1940
Wynnewood OK
20/Jul/1940
Midwest City OK
"[Married] Dec 21, 1957"
Dau of Jackie Diberal "Dib" & Artie Aleta [White] Dixon
SS/W & Wife of Jesse Ray Spurlock
Barnes Friederich Funeral Home ~ Midwest City OK
Double & Single Markers
Row 2, Space 34SPURLOCKLouis Leon Rev30/Mar/1933
Coleman OK
28/Jan/1994
McAlester OK
 "US Navy ~ Korea ~ Vietnam" "[Married] Feb 9, 1953"
Son of John Louis & Ruth [Abney] Spurlock
SS/W & Husb of Wanda Alice [Benge] Spurlock
Wed 09/Feb/1953 Stratford OK
Guard OK State Pen McAlester - Baptist Preacher
Asbestos In Lungs
Bishop Funeral Home ~ McAlester OK
Obit
Row 2, Space 54SPURLOCKRuth [Abney]28/Sep/1913
SW Stratford OK
22/Oct/2007
Midwest City OK
burial/26/Oct
"Wed Jan 14, 1932" "Gone to be with Jesus"
Dau of John Wesley & Maud May [Maxwell] Abney
SS/W & Wife of John Louis Spurlock
Wed Atoka OK
Stroke
Obit
Row 2, Space 38SPURLOCKWanda Alice [Benge]05/Jun/1934
Stratford OK
27/Sep/2000
McAlester OK
burial/30/Sep
"[Married] Feb 9, 1953"
Dau of Henry L. & Ollie May [Hutley] Benge
SS/W & Wife of Louis Leon Spurlock
Wed Stratford OK
Heart Attack
Bishop Funeral Home ~ McAlester OK
SeeObit
Row 1, Space 6STINNETTFloyd13/Nov/192013/Nov/1920SS/W & Twin of Lloyd Stinnett
Stillborn
Obit & Photo
Row 1, Space 5STINNETTLloyd13/Nov/192013/Nov/1920SS/W & Twin of Floyd Stinnett
Stillborn
Obit & Photo
Row 1, Space 43aTULEYJames E.15/Dec/1932 SS/W & Husb of Lillian Minnie [Abney] Tuley
Row 1, Space 43TULEYLillian Minnie "Dimples" [Abney]24/Sep/1938
Maxwell OK
24/Jan/2003
Moore OK
burial/28/Jan
Dau of Vernon Hall & Delma Minnie [Mercer] Abney
SS/W & Wife of James E. Tuley
Wed 22/Dec/1958 Nicoma Park OK
Heart Attac
John M. Ireland Funeral Home ~ Moore OK
Obit
Row 3, Space 12TULLEYEfaAbt 188410/Nov/1954Heart Attack
Not an Abney relative
Single Marker
Obit & Photo
Row 3, Space 51WALTONHayden Earl29/Jan/1959
Fort Smith AR
11/Jun/2006
burial/14/Jun
"Gone Fishin'"
Son of Richard & Janice Walton
Husb of
[1] Kelly [Choate] Walton
Wed 02/Sep/1988 Fort Smith AR ~ Div 1991
[2] Becky [Dobbs] Walton
Single Marker
Obit
Row 5, Space 53WHEDBEEThomas Parker14/Sep/2007
Stratford OK
14/Sep/2007
Stratford OK
"Precious Angel" "Baby Brother"
Son of Amie Annette Whedbee
Single Marker
Obit
Row 2, Space 14WILLIAMSCharles Clyde06/Apr/1874
Flipin AR
15/Feb/1962Son of Frederick & Rebecca Jane [Lynch] Williams
Husb of Fannie Bell [Maxwell] Williams
Single Marker
Obit
Row 2, Space 17WILLIAMSFannie Bell [Maxwell] 17/May/1883
Stratford OK
18/May/1966
Stratford OK
Wife of Charles Clyde Williams
See Maxwell
Single Marker
Obit
Row 2, Space 24WILLIAMSHoward05/Oct/190821/Jan/1981
"Pvt Us Army ~ World War II"
Son of Charles Clyde & Fannie Bell [Maxwell] Williams
Obit
Row 2, Space 32WILLIAMSJack05/Nov/1920
Stratford OK
11/Jul/1992
Ada OK
7th Son of Charles Clyde & Fannie [Maxwell] Williams
Farmer
Single Marker
Obit
Row 2, Space 7WILLIAMSJinks15/Nov/19221928Son of Charles Clyde & Fannie [Maxwell] Williams
SS/W & Brother of Woodrow Williams
Drunk Driver Hit Him
Obit
Row 2, Space 9WILLIAMSWoodrow02/Jul/191404/Jul/1928Son of Charles Clyde & Fannie [Maxwell] Williams
SS/W & Brother of Jinks Williams
Traffic Accident
Obit
Row 3, Space 21YOUNGAlfred Ross08/Oct/189901/Aug/1977Husb of Addie Cleo Young Buried Mountain View Cemetery Mountain View OK
Single Marker
Obit
Row 3, Space 48YOUNGMinerva Elizabeth [Sizemore]22/Jan/1934
Coleman OK
11/Nov/2005Tulsa OK
burial/15/Nov

"Married Sept 17, 1965"
Dau of James Nathan & Zetta Esther [Abney] Sizemore
SS/W & Wife of Raymond Alford Young
Nurses Aide
Diabetes
Obit
Row 3, Space 33YOUNGRaymond Alford15/Oct/1923
Mt View OK
16/Mar/1993
Stratford OK
"Married Sept 17, 1965"
Son of Alford Ross & Addie Cleo Young
SS/W & Husb of Minerva Elizabeth [Sizemore] Young
Oilfield Worker & Truck Driver
Lung Cancer
Obit

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