Places

  • Enid is also known as: Garfield County / Enid city.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Thad Luckinbill (actor), Kody Bliss (american football player), Bud Cummins (lawyer), Steve Fuller (american football player), Stacy Prammanasudh (golfer), Lynn Herring (actor), and Jeff Zimmerman (american football player).

History

In 2010, the population was 49,379, making it the ninth largest city in Oklahoma. Enid was founded during the opening of the Cherokee Outlet in the Land Run of 1893, and is named after Enid, a character in Alfred, Lord Tennyson's Idylls of the King. In 1991, the Oklahoma state legislature designated Enid the "Purple Martin Capital of Oklahoma. " Enid holds the nickname of "Queen Wheat City" and "Wheat Capital" of Oklahoma and the United States for its immense grain storage capacity, and has the third largest grain storage capacity in the world. In summer 1889, M. A. Low, a Rock Island official, visited the local railroad station then under construction, and inquired about its name. At that time, it was called Skeleton station. Disliking the original name, he renamed the station Enid after a character in Alfred Lord Tennyson's Idylls of the King. However, a more fanciful story of how the town received its name is much more popular. According to that tale, in the days following the land run, some enterprising settlers decided to set up a chuckwagon and cook for their fellow...

The official website for the city of Enid is http://www.enid.org/.

There are currently 9 funeral home listings for the city of Enid, Oklahoma. Looking for Enid cemeteries?

Enid Obituaries

It was written by Modesto Bee on August 2nd, 2015 that Barbara Jean Baker (Carter) died in Ripon, California.  Ms. Baker was 78 years old and was born in Enid, OK.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Barbara Jean's life.

It was revealed by Louisburg Herald on July 27th, 2015 that Barbara Kay Brown (Graham) perished in Osawatomie, Kansas.  Ms. Brown was 76 years old and was born in Enid, OK.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Barbara Kay's life.

It was disclosed by Orange County Register on June 17th, 2015 that Curtis Jerome Buckey passed on in Long Beach, California.  Buckey was 50 years old and was born in Enid, OK.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Curtis Jerome's life.

It was noted by The News Tribune on May 29th, 2015 that Thomas M Alsup passed away in Washington.  Alsup was 61 years old and was born in Enid, OK.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Thomas M's life.

It was written by Topeka Capital-Journal on March 23rd, 2015 that Cheri D Nelson (Rader) perished in Topeka, Kansas.  Ms. Nelson was 54 years old and was born in Enid, OK.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Cheri D's life.

It was revealed by Graham Leader on February 27th, 2015 that Howard Daniel Saeger passed on in Bryson, Texas.  Saeger was 81 years old and was born in Enid, OK.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Howard Daniel's life.

It was written by Arkansas Democrat/Gazette on January 21st, 2015 that Margaret Ann Lemmons passed away in Arkansas.  Lemmons was 91 years old and was born in Enid, OK.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Margaret Ann's life.

It was noted by The Californian on January 14th, 2015 that Betty Jo Allred (Pope) passed away in Salinas, California.  Ms. Allred was 86 years old and was born in Enid, OK.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Betty Jo's life.

It was disclosed by Tri-City Herald on November 4th, 2014 that Bill Lee Morris died in Richland, Washington.  Morris was 83 years old and was born in Enid, OK.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Bill Lee's life.

It was noted by Tri-City Herald on November 4th, 2014 that Bill Lee Morris passed away in Richland, Washington.  Morris was 83 years old and was born in Enid, OK.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Bill Lee's life.

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All Funeral Homes in Enid

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Amy Stittsworth Funeral Service and Cremation Directors
5423 21st Ave Ne
Enid, WA 98185
Anderson-Burris Funeral Home & Crematory
5423 21st Ave Ne
Enid, WA 98185
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Brown-Cummings Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Enid, WA 98185
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Enid Cemetery Association
5423 21st Ave Ne
Enid, WA 98185
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Henninger Allen Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Enid, WA 98185
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Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Enid, WA 98185
Lanman Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Enid, WA 98185
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Memorial Park Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Enid, WA 98185
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Russworm Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Enid, WA 98185

Enid Funeral Home News

EVELYN M. CHASE - 87 - ALVA
Funeral services for Evelyn M ... Christopher and Mary Jane Allison, of Oklahoma City; Shelly and Robert Burton, of Enid; Christopher Lynn and Sheree Tisdale, of St. Martinsville, Louisiana; Hilary (Rogers) Gould and Robert of Oceanside, California; Nathan ...
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Local man dons traditional garb of a Scots bagpiper
ENID When Danny Koch dons the traditional outfit of the ... Danny, who has some Scottish blood in his background, is a civil engineering major at Oklahoma State University. He also is an Air Force Reserve Officer Training School cadet, meaning he will ...
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GERTRUDE MARIE CANAAN - 83 - ALVA
Arrangements are under the direction of Marshall Funeral Home. Gertrude Marie Canaan ... Oklahoma , and Robert Lohmann and Delores Price, both of Enid, Oklahoma, three brothers-in-law, Melvin Canaan of Blackwell, Oklahoma, Orville Canaan and wife, Kay, of ...
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County expects generator will be operational today
Enid, for $119,000 was accepted for bridge labor on Buggy Creek Bridge 1011, located at County Street 2780 and Country Road 1170. McClung Construction from Cache submitted a bid of $168,560. OKLAHOMA CITY Democrat Kim Holland faces first-time candidate ...
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Henninger-Hinson Funeral Home : Enid, Oklahoma (OK)
Enid's oldest independent family owned funeral home was founded in 1915 by H. H. ... Northwest Oklahoma, built in 1929 specifically as a funeral home and ...
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Funeral Home Enid, OK ( Oklahoma ) - Anderson-Burris Funeral Home
The Anderson-Burris Funeral Home provides compassionate funeral services to the Enid, OK area. We offer many funeral options. Call 580-233-2700.
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Enid Funeral Homes and funeral services in Oklahoma
Listing all funeral homes in Enid, Oklahoma so you can easily send flowers to any location (same day delivery) or find any funeral service.
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Anderson Burris Funeral Home & Crematory Enid - Oklahoma
We Offer many options when planning a funeral service, giving the family the opportunity to choose a traditional service or a highly personalized service.
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