5-24-2016 Jo Blackman, wife of Checotah Ag teacher Darrel Blackman passed away Monday, May 23rd. Funeral services have been scheduled for Friday, May 27 at 1:00 pm. Services will be held at the Eufaula Middle School Gymnasium. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the Bank of Eufaula. Arrangements are being handled by Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory.
There also has been a GoFundMe account set up to help with medical expenses:
Jo Blackman Medical Fundraiser https://www.gofundme.com/22n54ut8
5-10-2015 Ralph Dreessen, Oklahoma agricultural education and FFA pioneer passed away this past Friday. Mr. Dreessen served as state FFA advisor from 1970 until his retirement in 1987. He was 98 years young. Mr. Dreessen’s funeral will be Saturday, May 14, 2:00 p.m., First United Methodist Church in Stillwater. Graveside services will take place before the funeral for family only. Please keep the Dreessen family in your thoughts and prayers.