Oklahoma Conference of the United Methodist Church



Rev. Duane F. Roever passed away on April 10, 2022 at 90 years old. Roever pastored churches in the Oklahoma Conference between 1976 and 1997. He served six churches during that time: Hitchcock, Fay, Thomas, Keyes, Hennessey, and Bartlesville-Oak Park. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Esther Delane Roever; he is survived by a daughter and two sons. A memorial service was held on April 15.

Retired elder Rev. Maurice Major passed away on April 24. He pastored Tulsa-Wesley from 1979 to 2004 and served as the Bartlesville District Superintendent between 2004 and 2010. Maurice is survived by his son, three daughters, and several grandchildren.

Anna Warner died on April 8 at 84 years old. She was married to Bishop Bennie D. Warner for 59 years. Bennie served four churches in the Oklahoma Conference between 2005 and 2014, including OKC-Quayle, OKC-Leland Glegg, Blanchard, and OKC-South Lee. A service was held on April 29 at Quayle United Methodist Church in Oklahoma City.


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