David Charles Clagg was born on September 1, 1923 in Payne, Oklahoma to Herbert and Vernessa (Vawter) Clagg and passed from this life on Sunday, March 4, 2018 in his home, north of Maysville, Okla. at the age of 94 and one-half years.
David served his country in the United States Army Air Corps. After he got out of the service he was in the International Harvester farm equipment business in Purcell and relocated to Maysville in 1953. He was a longtime business man who owned the Maysville Farm Store and was also a farmer/rancher. David married Shirley Jackson on October 17, 1943 at Dibble in a double wedding ceremony and after 68 years of marriage she preceded him in death in 2012. He loved his family and having everyone together on holidays and celebrations. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. David loved his church family and was a faithful member of the First Baptist Church since 1953. He served as a longtime deacon, church treasurer, and served as Sunday School Director and taught Training Union classes. He also served as a Maysville School Board member and also served as a member of the American Legion for 62 years. David will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
His survivors include his son, Keith Clagg and wife Janice of Maysville. Daughters: Sherry Springfield and husband Walt of Choctaw, Okla., Sheryl Kennedy and husband Tony of Edmond, Okla., and Sonya Brooks and husband Mike of Maysville. Grandchildren: Amy Sikes and husband Tim of Choctaw, Leslie Hollis and husband Barry of Decatur, Texas, Tracey Clagg and wife Kimberly of Maysville, Stewart Kennedy and wife Casey of Edmond, Robyn Reid and husband David of Choctaw, Shelby Dutton and husband Randy of Bartlesville, Okla., Kecia Burrows and husband Doug of Fitzhugh, Okla., Misty McCurtain and husband Kyle of Lone Grove, Okla., Taima Beam and husband Paul of Pampa, Texas, Erin Austin and husband Jon of Louisville, Kentucky, and Trenton Brooks and wife Kelsey of JBER, Alaska.
Thirty great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Sisters: Evalena Ballard of Yukon, Okla., Lillian Murray of Wayne, Okla., and Anna Baker of Wayne.
David was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert and Vernessa Clagg; wife, Shirley Clagg; brothers, Phillip Clagg and Isaac Clagg; and a sister, Naomi Henderson.
Funeral services were held March 7, 2018 at the First Baptist Church, Maysville, Okla. with Rev. Travis Wollenberg and Stewart Kennedy officiating. Burial will be in the Maysville Cemetery under the direction of John W. Williams of Winans Funeral Home, Maysville, Okla. Words of comfort may be sent to the family at www.winansfuneralhome.com
L.A. ‘Lucky’ Brown
A funeral service for L.A. “Lucky” Brown, age 84 of Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, will be held this Saturday, March 10th, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Wooster Funeral Home Chapel in Pauls Valley.
Memorial services for Shelley Shirley, age 63 of Katie, Oklahoma, were held Thursday, March 8th, 2018 at the Elmore City First Baptist Church, under the direction of Wooster Funeral Home. Interment was in the Katie Cemetery.