Oklahoma Conference of the United Methodist Church



Mary Hanes, surviving spouse of Rev. James Willard Hanes passed away on April 13. James served as an associate member in the Oklahoma Conference between 1981 and 1995, pastoring the Marshall, Crescent-First, Mountain View, and Waynoka churches.

Larry Morton, spouse of retired deacon Rebecca Morton, passed away on May 13. Rebecca was appointed to serve Skyline Urban Ministry between 2012 and 2016. A memorial service is planned on June 25 in Grandfield.

Oleta Pulver passed away on May 17. Oleta was the surviving spouse of Rev. Merle B. Pulver, who pastored several churches in the Oklahoma Conference and served as the Bartlesville District Superintendent between 1973 and 1977. A service was held on May 20 at Yukon-First.

Rev. Jeff Taylor passed away on June 1 at 67 years old. Taylor pastored Lawton-First, Fairview-First and Ringling during his time in the Oklahoma Conference. Services are not yet scheduled.


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