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Floyd William Henley

Floyd William Henley passed from this life on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012.

He was born Jan. 17, 1923, in Searcy County, Ark., to Floyd Benjamin and Ruth (Russel) Henley. Floyd married Ivene Lay on Feb. 17, 1943 at Saint Joe, Ark.; they had 69 wonderful years together.

Floyd served two tours with the Civilian Conservation Corps as a teenager. He served in the United States Army Air Cops during World War II and then worked in the war industry after his discharge. Floyd was retired but was a small businessman and master mechanic. He was active in Masonic lodges in Montana and Oklahoma and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Wynona, Okla.

Floyd was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters and one brother.

He was survived by his wife, Ivene of the home; his daughter, Floydean Henley of Pawhuska, Okla.; his sons Keith Henley and wife Candace of Chandler, Okla., and David Henley and wife Jean of Silverdale, Wash.; as well as two sisters; four brothers; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, at First Baptist Church, Wynona, Okla., with Keith Henley and Bill Lay officiating.

Pianist was Candace Henley and music selections were “Come Morning” and “Carried Away.”

Casket bearers were David G. Henley, David K. Henley, John Henley, Kenneth Henley, Charles Henley, Orville Henley. Honorary casket bearers were Jack Henley, Frank Henley, Corbin Henley, Kyler Henley and Rye Henley.

Interment followed in the Prairie View Cemetery in Prue, Okla., with Powell Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

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Ivene Henley

Ivene (Lay) Henley was born May 22, 1923, in Searcy County, Ark., to Jack and Viola (Keeling) Lay.

She passed from this life Jan. 9, 2013, at 89 years of age. Ivene was a long time resident of Montana and Oklahoma as well as Arkansas.

She married Floyd W. Henley Feb. 17, 1943, at St. Joe, Ark. They had 69 wonderful years together.

Ivene was an Eastern Star member, an ombudsman and a member of the First Baptist Church of Wynona, Okla. She taught Sunday school, wrote articles for newspapers and compiled a cookbook which was packed with great recipes of family favorites.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and two sisters. She is survived by her daughter, Floydean Henley of the home; and her sons, Keith Henley of Chandler, Okla., and David Henley of Silverdale, Wash.; two sisters and one brother.

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Georgie Ann Cook Vaughn

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Dorothy Mae Wick

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John T. Flynn

Broadwater County Attorney John T. Flynn, 59, passed away from complications of congestive heart failure while on a short vacation.

Flynn was born and raised in Townsend, Mont. He earned a law degree at the University of Montana in 1977.

At age 25, he was elected Broadwater County attorney, the youngest county attorney in the state of Montana, holding the office until his death.

Flynn published several crime novels set in Montana. He was also a hunting guide and among the first hosts of the annual  Montana High Country cattle drive.

Flynn is survived by his wife Deborah, two daughters, a grandson, brother Ted and a sister, Claudia Evans of Eureka.

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