Phillip Quinten Read

(Right) This 100-year-old WWII has lived his entire life in Cole,OK. He was born in the house where he lives, mows the lawn & does upkeep himself. His family ran the grocery store & he has a long history of community service, purchased the first fire truck, was a fire fighter, Fire Chief, first Mayor & Postmaster. He is not shy about sharing history & very proud of his service. His words of wisdom: “Hard work and clean living. Cherish your family!”

Edgar Eugene “Gene” Bond

(Right) Edgar Eugene “Gene” Bond celebrated his ?? birthday with Irene, his wife of 80 years, & friends in the Tulsa retirement community where they have lived for 15 years. Drumright was home to the Bond family for years & is a place filled with fond memories. He recalls the days when it was an oil boom town.

Lucille Newhouse

(Right) One is our “Golden Okies,” Lucille Newhouse, celebrating her 101st birthday in Pryor. She’s been making the world a better place since 1922. Happy Birthday

Mary Bates

(Left) Born a Texan but is now a Golden Okie! Mary had a career as a buyer for Streets Ready to Wear for 30 years. This led to her hobby of buying everything. Happy 100th birthday on May 22, 2023.