Note for: Herbert Lloyd Griffith, 16 MAR 1909 - 23 DEC 1983
Married Inez Eeds.
Note for: William Wallace Doyle, 26 JUN 1911 -
Worked in the federal prison service for 30 years, most of which were at
the La Tuna Federal Correctional Facility at Anthony, Texas. Retired in
1969 and moved back to Stillwater, Oklahoma where he had previously lived
before joining the prison service.
Note for: John Andrew Dinnen, 9 JAN 1843 - 4 MAR 1936
Thought to have come from Ireland and lived in, possibly, London, Ohio.
Note for: Anna Neal, 1850 - 1928
Anna Neal, b) 1850, d01928 in Clark Co., OH; m) Law. Co. OH 3 December
1868 to John Andrew Dinnen, son of James and Elizabeth (Vititoe) Dinnen,
who was b0 1844 in Law. Co. OH;d) Clark Co., 1936. Both are buried at
McConkey Cem., south of Catawba, OH. In 1877 John Dinnen and family were
in the Ozarks in Missouri, some of his children died there, some married
and either stayed or went on to Oklahoma, but John and some of children
returned to Ohio. In all they had some ten children. From--Neals of
Bedford Co., Va. and family of Walter Neal, Sr. of Lawrence and Gallia
Counties, Ohio by Chester I. Miller.
Note for: Caswell Winchester Wilemon, 1837 - ABT 1900
Was married previously to marrying Martha Gardner.
Note for: Martha Alice Gardner, 15 SEP 1865 - 1943
Remarried after Charles Winchester Wileman died, became a Tidwell. Died
Oklahoma. Told her children that her father had "worked slaves" in the
before the Civil War. Her mother may have been a Griffin.
Martha Alice Tidwell is buried in Ada, Oklahoma.
Note for: Loren A. , - 24 AUG 1894
See notes of John Griffith.
Note for: Conrad Schafer, 17 NOV 1749 - 18 AUG 1831
Conrad was probably married at least once before he was married to
Note for: Helen Opal Griffith, 31 MAR 1919 - 10 APR 2003
Stillwater News-Press, April 14, 2003
Helen Opal Doyle, 84, of Stilwater, died Thursday, April 10, 2003, in
Stillwater Medical Center.
Services will be Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. in Strode Chapel. Dr. Tom
Westbrook will officiate. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial
Strode Funeral Home is directing the services.
She was born in Jesse March 31, 1919, to Guy Orland and Susie
(Wilemon) Griffith. She married William W. Doyle June 8, 1940, in Enid.
She grew up in a large family at Owl Creek and Stonewall where her
parents were teachers. She came to Stillwater in 1933, where she entered
junior high school.
She graduated from Stillwater High School in 1936 and was a member of
the State and National Honor Society.
She attended Oklahoma A&M College from 1936 to 1940 and graduated with
a bachelor's degree in arts and sciences majoring in health and physical
education. She was a Dean's Honor student and a varsity player on most
women's athletic teams.
While in college, she worked summers teaching swimming and playground
sports for the Stillwater summer playground program.
In May 1942, she moved to El Reno, where her husband was a federal
correctional officer at the El Reno Federal Reformatory. From 1942 to
1952, she was a wife, homemaker, mother, active in her church, Girl
Scouts and the PTA.
The family returned to Stillwater for two years during World War II
while her husband was serving in Panama.
She and her family moved to La Tuna, Texas, in 1952, where she was
active in school affairs, PTA, fashion boards, church activities and the
Women's Auxilliary of the Officer's Club.
When her husband retired in November 1969, the Doyles returned to
Stillwater, and she became an active supporter of the Stillwater Aquatic
Club and the Oklahoma State University swimmers.
She was a member of the University Heights Baptist Church--WMS and
Hands Abroad. Her main joy was watching her family grow and taking part
in their activities. She was a member of Hands Abroad, WMS, PTA, a Girl
Scout Leader, a member of the Parents Club and the Stillwater Aquatic
She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and one sister.
She is survived by four daughters, Carol Lynne Lovelady and her
husband, Frank, of Albuquerque, N.M., Sharon Leora Ditterline and her,
husband Raymond, of Bozeman, Mont., Kathleen Louise Eckberg and her
husband, David, of Highlands Ranch, Colo., and Kristy Lea Doyle of
Oklahoma City; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one brother,
Byron James Griffith of Arizona; and two sisters, Ruby Gorrell of Tulsa
and Betty Kidd of Titusville, Fla.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, Oklahoma
Affiliate, 3545 N.W. 58th St. 400C, Oklahoma City, OK 73112.
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