Places

  • Lawton is also known as: Comanche County / Lawton city.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Grady Brewer (professional boxer), Robert Wright (journalist and science writer), Conrad Herwig (composer and bandleader), Bryan White (singer-songwriter and music artist), Lauren Nelson (actor), Kelly Stinnett (baseball player), and Marty Brown (baseball player and manager).

  • Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: Lawton Constitution and Fort Sill Cannoneer.

History

S. state of Oklahoma. Located in the southwestern region of Oklahoma, approximately 80 miles (130 km) southwest of Oklahoma City, it is the principal city of the Lawton Oklahoma Metropolitan Statistical Area. According to the 2010 US Census, Lawton's population was 96,867, making it the fifth largest city in the state. Built on former reservation lands of Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache Indians, Lawton was founded on August 6, 1901, and was named after Major General Henry Ware Lawton, a Civil War Medal of Honor recipient who was killed in action in the Philippine–American War. Lawton's landscape is typical of the Great Plains with flat topography and gently rolling hills, while the area north of the city is marked by the Wichita Mountains. The city's proximity to Fort Sill Military Reservation gave Lawton economic and population stability in the region throughout the 20th century. Although Lawton's economy is still largely dependent on Fort Sill, it has also grown to encompass manufacturing, higher education, health care, and retail. The city's government is run by a council-manager government...

The official website for the city of Lawton is http://www.cityof.lawton.ok.us/.

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Lawton Obituaries

It was revealed by Napa Valley Register on January 20th, 2016 that Harline Borer (Kephart) passed on in Napa, California.  Ms. Borer was 80 years old and was born in Lawton, OK.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Harline's life.

It was noted by Register Guard on January 14th, 2016 that Thomas Ray II Castleberry perished in Sweet Home, Oregon.  Castleberry was 49 years old and was born in Lawton, OK.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Thomas Ray II's life.

It was reported by The Herald on January 8th, 2016 that Patricia Ann Ackermann perished in Washington.  Ackermann was 74 years old and was born in Lawton, OK.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Patricia Ann's life.

It was reported by Kalamazoo Gazette on December 15th, 2015 that Lisa M Brown (Graves) passed on in Kalamazoo, Michigan.  Ms. Brown was 59 years old and was born in Lawton, OK.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Lisa M's life.

It was revealed by Arizona Republic on November 19th, 2015 that Lynn Gale Hofacket perished in Scottsdale, Arizona.  Hofacket was 63 years old and was born in Lawton, OK.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Lynn Gale's life.

It was written by Monterey Herald on October 28th, 2015 that Margaret Anne Quaid (Klaus) perished in Monterey, California.  Ms. Quaid was 86 years old and was born in Lawton, OK.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Margaret Anne's life.

It was noted by Register Guard on September 13th, 2015 that Natalie Noreen Simes (Tillery) perished in Eugene, Oregon.  Ms. Simes was 85 years old and was born in Lawton, OK.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Natalie Noreen's life.

It was revealed by Arizona Republic on September 13th, 2015 that Rita Sherrell Turner (Randle) died in Arizona.  Ms. Turner was 66 years old and was born in Lawton, OK.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Rita Sherrell's life.

It was disclosed on August 15th, 2015 that Kenneth Ray "Ken" Black died in Lawton, Oklahoma.  Black was 76 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Kenneth Ray "Ken"'s life.

It was disclosed by Yakima Herald-Republic on April 5th, 2015 that George Mack Doyle Sr Carter died in Yakima, Washington.  Carter was 80 years old and was born in Lawton, OK.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor George Mack Doyle Sr's life.

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Becker Funeral Home of Fletcher

Becker-Rabon Funeral Home of Fletcher, formerly Robbins Funeral Home, became part of the Becker family of funeral homes in November of 2001. We at Becker-Rabon Funeral Home care about you and your grief which you must face. Our funeral directors...

Elgin Funeral Home

Elgin Funeral Home was founded in 1985. Dick and Gloria Williams, who owned and operated Williams Grocery for 30 years joined with four local businessmen including former Director of Newby Funeral Home Lawrence Matetzschk to provide Elgin and...

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Becker Funeral Home Incorporated
5423 21st Ave Ne
Lawton, WA 98185
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Comanche Nation Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Lawton, WA 98185
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Highland Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Lawton, WA 98185
Howard Harris Funeral Service
5423 21st Ave Ne
Lawton, WA 98185
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Jefferson Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Lawton, WA 98185
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Lawton-Ritter-Gray Funeral
5423 21st Ave Ne
Lawton, WA 98185
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Sunset Memorial Gardens
5423 21st Ave Ne
Lawton, WA 98185
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Whinery-Huddleston Funeral Service
5423 21st Ave Ne
Lawton, WA 98185

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Oklahoma transportation officials to pay toll for those in procession for soldiers' funeral
LAWTON, Okla. (AP) Two Oklahoma transportation officials will pay the toll for drivers in the funeral procession of a soldier killed in Afghanistan. Get The 39 News App For Your iPhone State Transportation Secretary Gary Ridley and Turnpike Authority ...
http://www.39online.com/news/sns-ap-ok--soldiersfuneral-tollroad,0,7773920.story

Oklahoma officials pay toll for soldiers funeral procession
LAWTON, Okla. Two Oklahoma transportation officials said that they would pay the toll for drivers in the funeral procession of a soldier killed in Afghanistan. State Transportation Secretary Gary Ridley and Turnpike Authority Chairman Doug Riebel ...
http://www.timesrecordnews.com/news/2010/oct/17/oklahoma-officials-pay-toll-soldiers-funeral-proce/

Obituary: Robert Evan "Rob" Cannon
Funeral service for Robert Evan "Rob" Cannon, 42 of Lawton, Oklahoma will be at 10:00 a.m., Monday, November 1, 2010 at First United Methodist Church, 2602 NW Ferris, Lawton, Oklahoma, with Rev. Al Potts, pastor officiating. Burial will be at Mount ...
http://chickashanews.com/obituaries/x1507930193/Obituary-Robert-Evan-Rob-Cannon

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one son, Larry Favors of Vernon, Texas; two sisters, Thessalonia Willie, of Vernon, Texas and Vera Dickerson of Oklahoma City ... under the direction of Jackson Funeral Home. Mrs. Fobb passed away on Oct. 26, 2010 at a Lawton hospital.
http://www.timesrecordnews.com/news/2010/oct/27/no-headline---wf_death_notice_thursday_1028/

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