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WHITTINGTON — Rev. John F. Whittington Jr., 85, of Midwest City, died April 11, 2016.

He pastored at Kremlin/Nash, Hunter, Seiling/Taloga, Tipton/Manitou, Leedey/Camargo, Custer City/Independence, OKC-Britton, Tyrone, and Spencer. He also had a long military career, retiring from the U.S. Marine Corps as a lieutenant colonel.

Survivors include his wife, Josephine; sons Kendall, Larry, and Jack Whittington, and Robert and Wesley Richter; and daughters Becky Noell and Bertie Holliday.

Service was April 16 at Enid-Willow View UMC. Memorial gifts to: Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (dementia or spinal cord research).

LACOUR — Mildred Lacour, age 100, of Colorado Springs, Colo., died April 15, 2016. She was the widow of Rev. Dr. Lawrence L. Lacour.

Survivors include members of their extended family.

Service is scheduled for 11 a.m. June 8 at First United Methodist Church in Colorado Springs.

Dorothy Curtis, 90, of Mount Vernon, Ind., died April 15, 2016. She was the mother of Rev. John Curtis, pastor at Eden Chapel.


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