Library News

•The Library will close early at 3:00pm on Wednesday, November 22, 2017, for Thanksgiving. We have a Drop Box Slot on the north side of the building, in the alley, for after-hours book returns. Please have a safe holiday!

The Belles & Books Club will be meeting Wednesday, December 13, 2017, from 12:00pm to 1:00pm here in the Community Room of the City Building. The gals read Silver Bells by LuAnne Rice. Bring a lunch to share and join the food, fun, and fellowship!

• Come see the OKC Zoo program ‘Gotta Go!’ A great family program! Friday December 22 at 10:00am in the Fairview Community Center.  And a ‘Special Guest’ just might make an appearance!

• Check out our Facebook page here !

• Our wifi is free, and available to the public 24/7. You  must be on or near the library grounds to use it, though. It is called ‘Free Library Wifi’ and there is no password to use it.

• Make sure you have a good book – or three – to curl up with on a rainy afternoon!


Obituary Resources

Otha John Acre

Date of Birth: December 08, 1910
Date of Death: December 25, 1995

Burial Date December 28, 1996

Age 85

Funeral services were held at the United Methodist Church in Canton on December 28, 1996, with the Reverends Chuck Gilbert and Mathew Beers officiating.

Otha John Acre was born in Dewey County on December 8, 1910, to John T. and Ella Acre.

He married Iona Edith Gard, date unknown, and she died in 1951.

He married Helouise Smith on April 11, 1966.

He is survived by his wife Helouise of Canton; one daughter, Gari Sue Gross of Arlington, Texas; six stepchildren, Genie Murray of Amarillo, Texas, Jacque Ingram of Enid, Pete Smith of Ringwood, Dede Bond of Oakwood, and Becky Throgmorton of Panhandle, Texas; two grandchildren; sixteen stepgrandchildren; two great-grandchildren; seventeen step-great-grandchildren.