Selected Families and Individuals



1.  Vird lived at Rt 1, Maud, Oklahoma in 1965...


1.  Eric Newsom says Odis is buried at Memorial Park Cemetery out West of Ada, which, is confirmed by his Obituary...see below...

2.  But Oris & Clifford Hayes says Rosedale...31 Aug 1991 reunion...

3.  Other Sources:  Oris Wilma Roberts @ Reunion 31 Aug 1991.
                                 Clifford D. Hayes, Jr. @ Reunion 31 Aug 1991.
                                 Eric Newsom's Book, p. 86-87.

4.  World War I Draft Registration Card 3141 1917-1918, Roll 1852072

5. Publication of 1 Apr 1971 - Ada Weekly News

    Elderly Adan dies in fire; wife is burned
    A 71-year old man died in a fire at his home early Thursday and his wife was seriously burned in an unsuccessful rescue attempt.
    The body of Odis E. Roberts, 71, 722 W. 12th, was taken from the burning building by firemen after they were called to the scene.
     Robers's wife, Callie, was hospitalized with first, second and third degree burns of the face and arms.  She was listed in poor condition at Valley View Hospital later this morning.
    Firemen were called at 1:40 a.m. and found the entire front portion of the Roberts home blazing.  Mrs.Roberts had already attempted and failed to help her husband fron the house.  Roberts was partially paralyzed and used a wheelchair.
     Firemen knocked down the flames with streams of water and then entered the building wearing oxygen masks.   It was too late, however, to save Roberts' life.
    Assistant Chief Paul Ryan said this morning the cause of the fire had not been definitely determined.
    Services for Roberts will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday in the Criswell Funeral Home chapel.  Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
    Odis Elmo Robers, a retired farmer, was born Apri 28, 1899 at Bebee.  He attended grade school at Bebee.
    Survivors include his wife, Callie, of the home;  four sons, Luman, Houston, Joy and Granville, both of Ada;  and Ray, Stratford;  two sisters, Mrs. Floyd Adams and Mrs. Lois Haddon, both of Ada;  two brothers, Olan, Ada, and Oris, Stratford;  nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Bessie Bell ROLSTON

1.  Richard Jones reports that Bessie was born in 1894 and buried at Ada, Oklahoma.

Olan Henry ROBERTS

1.  Information from Wilma Roberts & Clifford D. Hayes, Jr., @ Reunion of 31 Aug 1991.


1.  Geneva lives at 630 West 15th, Ada, Oklahoma 74820...