Oklahoma Conference of the United Methodist Church

Clergy Famly



Marian Spearman Pope, 105, of Oklahoma City died Feb. 7, 2013. She was the widow of Rev. William Carroll Pope.

Marian was born Nov. 7, 1907, in Atlanta, Texas. The couple married in 1926. Rev. Pope was an associate at both OKC-St. Luke’s and Nichols Hills.

Survivors include daughter Carroll Jo Ragsdale, three granddaughters, 13 great-grandchildren, and nine great-great-grandchildren.

Service was Feb. 11 at Nichols Hills.

William B. McClurg, 82, died Feb. 6, 2013, in Louisville, Ky. He was the father of Cindy Havlik, pastor at Tulsa-New Haven.

Vera Jean Phelps, 81, of Weatherford died Feb. 8, 2013. She was the widow of Rev. Richard Dale Phelps, a Local Pastor and former manager at Canyon Camp.

Vera was born May 16, 1931, in Tulsa. The couple married on Nov. 1, 1952, in Tulsa. She worked as a nurse and also served with her husband at the UM camp.

Survivors include daughters Karen Phelps Stucker and Theresa Louann Phelps Hanks, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Service was Feb. 14 at Weatherford-First.


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